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FACTS AND FANCIES LIKELY TO PLEASE THEM VV I..?., lui.t link?? ? Draal ?>?(-1?? l'Alni?.I III? Vili I. Uer. ?.?,.???? or ? ??*? ?>???| ??? ? Siiulhrrn l-dsn.l I lie i: ti-ii'ki ?r OaaBeea. ???? j?. m? d??iiiht*r. -????? in x.?nr cradle ?" ?. I H'?ulil nun |||i< ml.tii ,.vei Im V. ?it . . I nn,| hapiT) I.? It ?.?'?'llll ? ??.. aaa it ?i??? u? in.iit dreams, ? i?u anile ??? pretUI>. ? ?roar ? p??? ?-soMea beadl Sleep, Bij d.?u_iit? r, ire love to tatet I v. n il Hit waking, ?I Well Paira i"v?> lampli. little Mae-bell ? I III , ? - ? si ? ?? ? ? 1KB ) V1 iiiuiu.? ?. .IiksIi | \l If,?! Do |,)l ,??? .1 I., . .1,111- Hl.ll Hike I In I. it., ?In- ?? Hit.ike, vvii.iir I didn't yell, ?ml ? ,.. 11 r,,. 11 r, d love above ici. - mis ??.??.um In Texas Hin naja. V i..ri.l Dog lie Newfoundland ,t?i_r ?* apartleulai til III "I II.III. . II" IS Hl" III"S| lllitL'II.UII ??? "??? ?? ll ?? ??? tbe xv "ilil, and sin.ill d?..s mut insali him ?? itti Impuni.) ?ntese n Ilici liiij'iH usi?? I.?? n??ir. xx lu li ?un? lOO ??? - m? and impudent ????? sotaetiawe es |- ? lend .m ?ut "l'iiil.iit l'itili. < ??. .- .n, la tel*, ? partteolsiij I ?? \t i- ?lilil?.? - n .? xa.mhIch ?,| idi.*.? (ils <-n??i: Bues n preda tory n,??nii rind being iiiiitl'le OT Unix illin-.? I" ?listili Uisli ImUviiii nu-???? el tonel, i? ,?'? ? Bl loa ru???? . UOVI ?' ut ?????? Ile d? '????' 111 ?! both Midi!? nit ? imi fell Into the stressa l?-m-ath. Tbe - . v.lidieil X ..id? down, and to n lb? S< afouadlan<l ? to ?k i?,...?. || xx Itnout much difficulty, sad aft?T a :? ?, U lag t" ile?,?trt. tl lieu ?lie ?Hill? Hi it Um "He abo ?? ..s iin.r?? nf a soldier than :. mt wildly beating the water, aad drowulni a* fa*l bb be could drown. Une |?."k ??,.? ' ?"il. Ii. In xv? nt he'd Hi?' sin, - ? ?imi seizing ili?? fdiier ?? the collar, .! in? late ???? mt aafc to lead. Tbe two?????? tben eyedeaeb otbwsrith s per? Indescribable expresatoa lor ? ?in, la, ttlCB silenti! ,md s??!? nilill IX;IL."_'?'I nidal sppendsges, and with dignlt} u led. will, ii" doubt, say thai tin? ???? but it.-: m "i ? inni Hex, m u be riirbt, but I lo ??? mt ?',? ?-? ??-?! friend the ben? t-Hi of a d??ubt. Loogman's Magaxiae. II. I ....... ?I III. Wlil.kor?. " vi.um?..," situi ??,. six-year-old young? ster in a loud arhiaper ao that ever? ??n?? in He ?-.u oould bear bina, "i"??k ui the Base." ?????, ? ir' " iiiistt? ???? in? aaother, ???." ?? .? ?, ,??????.-. ? ???- ?.un ilii?lr?'l ?u??und ?t <ui ??? ami seni ? ? feel mi.? coi ii-i and in? bead !i?i in? mother, "Yes, dear," sie saewered gently, still i?i? ling. ? H.iii. siel mt?? ?? tunnel, plunged ???'.??.'?? tic d rkiies?, mill ?'.rote mit Into ?i-lit. ' V , ?. d" il ," sil" s.tul, Illllllll ? p , H - ? i? ?l n Makers," said ????? loud Whiapi r. ? ?. -,.?. u.'* ?? ? ??? ? ?? .m lui red." " V ??. ?? u." .md people began In limi tie mother ??.?? ici lietenlngto whal ber ,?????p ? ?.??. 11. ???? ? ?. ? were falbi re and mot her* milled in anticipation. The ??"?-? ?..?!.. ? ? m.iu studi? ?l lus paper care? fully. ?' I lei ?. in 11 ?. I." - .t ? ? ? ? . *? 11.? ? ??? ?? ?.!? ? '? ?? ? ? ither'a." d? ' ? not ber page waa turned, relation t" mi fallu ? :-" "> ? ?. dear." ?? - h? ..?.? ? latios ?? met" ?' ? ? ?, dear." '? ? liei ??' .III ful I Bd." ? V tve ??? wblikera Ilk? thai ?? bea I'm ? ? "Yea, dear." '?Bul I ?l'Ut vv.ii.t vin," whimpering. "There, dear, don't talk bo muco. Mimmi le ? .din?--." ??Ho > ..ii lik. '.in s?> redr*" ? . ' ?, il? u." ?".?thill-It. ?I don't. Ms) ??? ?.? paints 'em. Bo ? l?? psint vin*'" ??> e?, dear." ??I won't h ??? t ' ?? ? mi mine, will ? " ??*?, ?, desi." fondlj. "Hut I don't want to. ???? pupa paint ??V ??-. d? ?r." I it "ni pala! mili.." vi , mm , ? 'in* on ;i nei? page. "When will I lune t?> paint '.in'-" Mamma d? ? not bear him. .Vili I have to paini *???? ??s rad u bief" ????-. "Mannt* ?. lo >k ?it hin. ???'? mu?." ?V ? s. dell." ??ili? face ?- reddi ? '? bla whiski rs." ? ... ir." mil ??f the oar." ? V?-. ?!? . ? vi imnia, how "fi< ? does be have to paint ? I'.?mi vtiitt. dear." :i?ke?l mamma, -,: tie booh in bei lap sad looking al .?id. ?lh? whUkers, v. ou s;u,| be palated "?in, ami h.? _"t m ul snd weal away." lini m unni ?? ?.??? looked aa if it were painted acari? t. and abe read steadily for one hour without answering ?? single ??uc? ii"ti. \? ix "v ?>rk Tribune. \ Hal on? ?oiillierii Islaml. ? ?ne ??'?? inani summ, r moi oing, awakened h) tbe m? u "tt mis ol the Sim stream ing m , il?? tt iiiihut, tt ? baatltj aroae, and reti lor breakfaat, r-'Iadlne, however, ? tt? re too early, we strolled doa? ??? ih?' beach, breathing ib tbe fresh mr, aad n g out ? r? ? b? gazing at tbe beautiful ? u,nei us. Before u? atretebod the Hess Atlanti?, ulule overhead bun. ?liten sun. Behind ua lay Ihe black it til ol ton st, bright tilth goi-geou? tropical ?. ?. ith hi re aad there the golden bui.? In,'in. through Hie -lech leales. ai thi ?i-in waa ? Bleep ?lui atop* n . a-i Uptlt t" th'? iv.it? i's 1 ,|_e, an ? slmosl eterei ??? Intertwin ii :? it.?-, ? ?,? tin? top o| the ?llll ,?? ruins of a hut. s:u,| to bat .? ????? built by tin? ancient bu-oaaeere. \???? lu? aklast in ith? ? aaked us ti .-o to tin store, a ?juarter of a nul,- distant. Walk ilf a mile to catch our boreee we rode ihe unit on.? in Ihe |.l.l.c. ? t? tt liiui : tt as sold Ir,un ? ??.? 1.1 ? Bilk dress, both fn.ll?Il and V meri can ourreacj beiag taken m pay? m nt. ? . | botae n.? tboufht wa would like aomi -oooanuta, eo procuring a .???:? lies and Hie tree, .md aaceadl-g found siterai nice Alter lull. ? tt. look tin? boat, ami Bailla | a l.tt mil - Ii in ?ie?r,?, >.. _????? t,, lab, used m ? :us pledeiag occupa? : h'iiit ?.? CBBM overcast, nu ? cloud? I ?? in? ?I. and with 1er - : tirami?! and t it nl ll i?li?"< ol ?pical sMriu broke us tho a |s oi i.iin eaaae pouriag d ?ara. lasln?! around the boat, !.. overwhelm ber; bat bj . slant bsliog we ^succeeded In reaching the ty, although whea undei "the ! ?- ' I ,i ill filli. tie luiiid lli.lt Ih?' tt at? s I, el tin '?n niant BOajIll on the beach, the . ful being tbe coaeh?, which are -m i.s ,f ? u. a itiini red aad yelloa . ,|,,|. |5v this time the storm bad ib?? bob bad appeared, ami ? home tic akj m ,? cloudleea. ?V? decided t?? hn?? a eaady* .nui.', so bastili ?hiilini* our ?- ?? started foi ? aasoeth atreteh of saiidt U-acli OB the east side ol oiu i-l.ili.l. ?._ ttitli Us OUT kettl???. material?, and Bj this ?. me the :'l"ii"ils viutlicrn iu ? ?? bad risen. I.iliilii: th? island in its ' ilm lot? Im? ?-. and tuniui. tin? tt a!, r? ot .atte mt" wat.? ..? siiw-r. Bui Idia g a lu? ..I the Wood lini-: in ?niid, vt c made . red calm. it. ? .nu,.? th?? i?aiij"s. weeaag bobm jolly - , , aft? ? ?I rn? iiil' the \ ir I uth.i d in??, ?, vt?? ?tarlisi |,.r li .me, ??? Il s,,ti?he(t tilth the wat tie bail si.eiil a dai <>n ? ?,????????? island. Julia *?! ?. m Hai ?- G? ? inn. l'ioide. ?. oit her?. . ?>? peeaut, pewa wild alaaa , ,n Mini) and lu Brazil. I.. all other eoaBtrie? u bas beea uaported. i.t. m, ?,,,.,,, ?,, tin? t.iiik of the peeaata ? .usura*??] In theI'nittil -taleswa? )>r<m_ht Ie ? lio'ii \l_io.i ami ??uiii, We did not ? m mi llie.-i, though, nul) alsilit a million ,,? i.usbejs a .year, Neat mo atta? ab ml ?i\ million of bushels et? 11 t< <? nial rais, net ? ! tin lu ?un seit, h. in? |??????? grower prepare? lus lami m the spring ??? phmgbtag n Ire? in lache? ml hai rotini. Il U? break Up th? ? ? ?ii ?n lump? ?? earth. Ilaatleg ti?? -??.,)., iii.lil ali dan.ci troni Arasi ?? ? ml in ?-.-???????? isth'ii.'Ugbly wuiiiicij. Inen the nota, taken Ir?? ??.?? sheila, bul with anbrokM skms. are planced is rowa ?? lull?. t?"?ir Hue.? nits tn th? l.ill, Ixicnti ll.? lie? u Ut,,,, tho hills. :,,i.l Hin ? 1? ? I !? ??*"*-? u rows, When ti*?- lut!? ui?,? tr* ;? ?'?? indies l..n.'. the kaki is led. ami all '?ui Hi? ? p?? eada bibeovered lirosali with ?serta. Ih?? ? uns Mossoti, profusel) with *in.til yellow flowers, aad ? ?h.-m?? fade, a little sten, ?I,....Is OUI II ?In III? !?..?.? ? ! ? .',. i, "i.e. Ii.ru? di.ixniViUil. ?u.d lene? il? potai ha tao ground. At the ?mi "t these pointa Ih?? BUtS f.rin: s.? tluit ?.? ? ,u,? reali) groundnuts, or "g? nini pi In (tctober. when the nuts ;??? rlpskooe ? li'-ld banda loosens ih?- earth with le? ?. .m?! soother gathers up in?? vines, xvuiiih" nuts ciui-iti. ?.? them, (asome ??iis. s th.? nut? ..?.? pulled irom the s in-- aa III. > lie. .ind . .un. .1 t?. drx .11. Il ...r?. Ili? -tore ci.nini'ui plan Is to let the vines dry In l'i? ?un I .1 a ?Ini in Hie fichi. Hen focoiiecl Bnd -i u k them ??!?????? ?uk??? ? sir or Ire i"? 1 high. Hera thej remain ? ? leverai weeks, when tic aula are pulle ? troia them ..??! ibipited i" tin? btctork ?. These faetor.ee are noi loi roaai m.' ili" nuis, ?.? u ?n.? for cleaning and sorting them, ?uni th?? principal ansa are ?"".,?? .? ?p Sin ith ville, Norfolk, and Peterabiirg, v.... m ?1. Louis, and in 1 iocionatl, In Hi? ?? tbe nuts ????? lu?t -'--iii-.?,! ui huge, i,i|.id !"i?.|x in. iron ??> ?m,?? r?. u ?,,,. ,,?? n,, earth snd -Lin? ara n m ??- ?. ? bi ? the? ? lesthrou (b Linst finis, in itili? 1? i'"i\ii!ui currants "i ?ur s?'pitriiie the Bound, fully-develojied um? from those poda which are Imperfooth nil".!, in l 11 ??tu empi) shells. Afta ihUB fanned, tb*? Bound nut? sre spread' ktag picking tables, surround? l trj young .?ui? who ?sort Hem. I le?' girla ??? iiJI Hi?? nul? h;n ??_? ?lem. ?>? i.'ht-cl'ir. ?I ?-bells, and toss them mt" Backe, each ??! which mil ?,..??? .1 hundred [round*. The Imperfectly Hlled nuts are ebetlcd, and sold ? ih?? msaulscturara ot pes-nul csndy. ? h?? varieties oi peanuts mosl common!) r.li?.,l in tin? ?? ,,???! ? ?, :ir?' lie xx hit", the red, in? i'i!,. ??. inleb. Of these tin??" in? ic is n.?-ne??! important, ?md 1- raised in tin? ?-?...!. ?t quantities. 1.ich ? ? Ibi ?? I..?' nul.n .uns ? ??-. kernel? bavin pin k skin?. Its vine runs along the ground; while that "i He ??? varietj grow* neue upright, ?and l""k? more l?i_?- clover thsn either of tic others, lie nod of the red nut "fi?'ii con taina three, ami aometiini?* lour kernels, liatin. ?l? 1 ?? id ?km?. Ine Spaaiah ia the amalleat nul "i ?ill. ?md n.i? Ibe li.'hl. -! skin. I Ic .-lit 11 ? "I'd' "I lie ??? ?? ?lei I??? 1. end used m making the csndj ??? .lem t.. ?.ll school-girls, and known i oougat, I util i-T,. when ih- G???? Spanlab ?? ?? plsnt, ? in ? Irginia,?ill |K-:uiuts,,i iin? varietj \\>.?? Importe?!,snd nougsl was one of the mosl expensive oi confections. ?? ?,, p it waa found thai thia nul ?,?"???.? groa ???t u? xxill h> ?? ?i? in Spain, and that ihe native crop could be aold fot s. irmi tienta ???? pound I??? than the Import/ed, il mi? ??..! long before nil Im imitations ?? aaed, and nou jal Ireuami compel siivi h cheap. Mu you ever teste raw peanuts! li you bave, ?"?? know that the] ere fi? diti'? r? nl ili lh.it strile frulli txiuil Ilei ai" When roasted, Tlie 1 ?asl ag 1? irenerally done, ou nl! kin?ix, by the small retallere 01 vendors, who I*.?> ? 1 peanut alauda ?it th? itreel corners; and no peanutevcr taetc? so irood aa when taken bol f?"in the roaei? r. Not nearlj all ofthe peanuta raieed In thi* country an roaated, eat? n, or mude Into ?.indi, great as thi demand 1? for them for these l'in ???-?? ?. (?uantiti? ? ??? them sre .round tip lor the sake ofthe valuable oil ihci contain. It 1? eli ai. ic.ulx colui lese, and closely reaemblea olive oil, tor ??hieb it ,? nth ?iti ?-? it nt? ?I. ii 1? ft I bo largel] used in the manufacttire ?,l fine gradea nl Bosp. W li.it 1? left .ii" ? tbeoil ia extracted Is known ss peanut flour, and 1? ate? t. make s ver) pleasant klndol biscuit, whlcl is highly ?i|.|,i?-i'iut? ?I in \ ii ginis and Sortb ? arollua. In these ?States, too, burn? dp? ?* nuts sre In demand smong H." farmers 1? Bubstilute for < "it"". In parts of Afi Iv peanuts form almost the ?mix food supply ol the n.,lins, ?? ?m un m? .ind grow ? it on thia diet. Tbe roots ol the peanut ? ine en times used in place ol l.Ice, which the) itrongl) i' ?' mble in ls*tc. The ? Ines thorn? ???lies m,ik?? a fodder for calili?, "t which tbey are ver) fond, and which 1? 1*1 ual t" dovei io Its milk and meat-producing ijual? in???. Although the cultivation ol |ieanuts i? steadih incroaalng in this country, and tbe .u<?a ' ? lim?! devoted to ? is enlarged bj thouaandi ol year, the averagi ? ???, , "id? I , I pound !? ? i'lllx maintained, una the annual erop baa n? vei 11 hillli, eliti} Iu -c 1" Bllpplj Hie dc mand. 80, you see, the raising ?,? iin? humble mn la a un uni" 1 mi IndiiBti ?. snd one from which .1 great deal ??? mone? can be and i? made. N'ori* all the mone) made by tbe rowers and nli"l"?.ile dealer*. 1 read noi l m me ??? ih?? dull) papera of an Italian who came to il?i? countr* ? few yi m 1 with barely enough mone? t" purchase .1 peanuUroaster snd ? sack ol nuts, The other dai be died, leaving i" bla beira tbe stiii-'little ?um of $10,01*3, all ol which bad !.. en made bj wiling peanuta In ?1 email N'-ix England city. A ?ooberUrower In llarper'a ? oung People. starketloi Cuaterna in Ovrmaay. Moot "i ?.,' marketing ia done I?) the ?? ?? ? ?mi ?.ills, who ?-??? ?? Immense baskets, and bring borne everything f"i tbe da) pota? toes and other vegetables, meal snd ?. times the bread, rbej ni ver n???.? bats on their beads, nor an) parasols. Lulu? go tu market with their maids, aad the) bring the beg or haakel in the atroet-c ir. ? -? ? laboughtfor the vegetable* and often you must sit next to them, snd il they hap? pen to be in s corded ?agand among them .ne tome ?"li ;ti(ici. ? ???? juice mai in? undate the seal and the floor, .1? did tbal from an ..1.1 lady! ? before me ??m? day. When vmi go Into a store every one ssyi "guten morgen"; when you bu) anything ilex thank you "eebr," heartily. When ih?x give you change you muel thank them ic.uiiix 1 "dsnke, ? hr" 1. and ?? ben out all Join In a chorus ol "adieu." When * gentleman gets into ?1 cai Ibi cond ? ?tor sad be ?both tip bat*. IV hen you get oil tbe ??,?? he 1 >?nt ? to you, or ii ???? geta oil be bowa ?.? ?roil ami bows i" th?? conductor, ?? bi ? you in?? ui a hotel table, atrangers, il (lei - m.m. parti) n? ? when you come In .?r when rou leave, and tbe militar) men are bow? ing itntl scraping ?ill the nine on the atreet. rhe guarda who are stationed al different ?' ui? "I th?? eilt I ?r.???-ni ill ??? xx hen ?,??,',? ? sppear, and all of the aoldiera who aee a broader atripe ol red than theirs cornine up in?? ?ire?! saaume the poailion ?? .1 pokei on ih?? nearest building or door, snd hold on m their ?mis \xhii?? the broader atripe goea by. ???? ?iitici-r himself touches bla h it. aad ?" II Is "HimoB says thumbs up" most ol the tim? wilh the armi I am ?iirpiiseil tu lind In.xt 'lunch hard tv"ik the i??".i,?: class ol German . do. I think any of ua abould be salisti lai the branche* of work the ar, Ieri oj?enlo t ?em. vt least the number of offices they ??an llll is sde?|Uab ?1 not Ine quality, but the] sia iiii-iii.il. Th"> ciuix newspaper* di> an?! night, aad trunks to the station ami up and ,1'Xtn stairs; Ine) care for iawaa sad black naen'a t?""t?; thej keep m irkets and stores of every kind, ami the) will never let their biisuands csriry a bun? dle; thai are k**aded down,aad ao isiie huebsna with beer. I am told that beer has ..lni???l nu al? "lei in tin? .??.unni seoompared xviih the?, at hume. ???? ?? fortunate, though tv? ? ? toxic ition here Ireuueutly. The Oermaae are alwayi ?1 golngtoor returalag fresa aa excursi?n, it rou can judge frm ? the i.inni|?ii ?????! Inch baskets. I'erhspa that accouats for the fact that they ?u?? drinklag so often,far I oaabeat wit? m ?s thai a picnic <>u a warm da) tv ilh ham ? r sansa-e aaadwlehea makes oaa very thirsty, lai re are little booti ih,? street where s?sl.i. milk ami beer ?oaa be bought; they areaeat, prett) pia?-? s, |?a ami ??tetti girla are behind ili? oounter, with white aproes and roe) cheeks. V ?, 11 cas gel a ?inni. Ihr s eeal aad a quar? ter, anil mil cm Intaglile !!i it t'n ? an? well Datroalxed. Tb? water hen? 1? noi nod: ?astra badly, aad i have takeabul little of it. Dl Hi??'main kinds ?>l best (SOBM ??I which 1 hau? tiled ??? swalloB ? l inni white the leset obiectlonable. it w like ?sreak old c,d?r. II ? -d back lem?? I shall drink WatBf t" ">> heart's t.nttiit. llarllortl ? uiiralit. I'll?. l.cnerMl.u.? or One . -in I I.t ? ? Mari?.? tinniti faun!;, lu?w numbers m 1 .n .us iti.? t..iiu-'"st three belag aatlvea here, aad the otases assona Ihe ,?,,;, pion?* 1?. a? kdloB ?; Mra, Millie K.tm?. illicit OBS tears uhi : her il,iU-ii'?'i. Ur?. Lewis I*. iiii'ihn. a.? .1 ilxtv-three feins; ici graad l.ui-'htiT. Mrs. ? eli ? I Ul? ??. ...-?tl thirtt -lite t.? 11 ??; 1er-_rc.il-.'i ??? ?i aausjBter, Mum Maud .'idler, aged sixteen reara, aad her itraat-graat^raaddaughter. I.1//1" It.tx I.neI. Mrs. Kim? 1? h.il, a'ul heart) ami >_????? I?r Bcttr.il vc.irs v.t. Portland ( >??_<>???.???. ?ara hssksts, asitalli?:<????????*, umi ,?.??. I(? ??_- ??..||||'??1. li. xx Uli ?? |I|?'-"!.I-S )?..|,,| . s ? , .|???,.?. ?.?' ..( ?. Il II ?. ? ?."?. I ? .?' , -Ht t. I FLEKTING FRIVOLITIES. BITS OF FUN CIRCULATING AMONG THE PAPERS. lend.?,I Strli-tlr ??> llii.ln???? II.?? .lu.l lie.?.,? nt ? araa_r*a n. .???? ? ?.?.?.-lu? r 11..11 Wh. ( ?ii.IssI?.... sume Short* -??!?-< ?.? s..idra. There were i"ur piatti Hugh has.lug ? ?? mttinn "i? ? i"'ii"h la I'.ittery Park lh ? other il iv ridatili.' lluii .idi-iilur??? I" ?'.ich ??Hur. < ????? had haN in a mutiny at s?m: a ??.11 I Ii id l*> ? a t?rr?ir I" a wind?? oouatry, aad a third latlmatsd -hat ha had "ii??-? Hau...! with a ?.????? ?>1 pirat's. The l"iiilh wa? .1 laaky, Inn.-fa??? d ritmi with I ?linken eli? ?t. ?m?! xtli? n th.? ?.Hier? had ??11 Isbed be Mid: "Gentle me a, whj was I run oat ?>i Chica? go! Beoanas the papara aallad me :i holj t III ?lini put the |silic.? fnree "II t?, II,,?, 1 "u probably remsmberof theirs police mini wh? were fouad dead la a buachf I h ?.? ??..??, it.** ??Of coursa vu dkl," the] assents 1. ?VV lit did lh?? <i"\.-rn?ii of Ix in- IS Set I i?.i.a my bead 110,000 ?i?m?i or slive! V "ii probslrl) ??ut in ih?? papera thatonl) one man out ol the thirteen in the aherlflPa I .?-?? i? tin n? ?I slive I I ?i?l n't wan! t?. ilu it, DUI ha.1 I??." ?1 "it iinlv. iu?t .?ur ease." Hi?t replied, ?? I'd lik?? to go to -1. Louie." I.?? <??? tinned, '? but it woelda'l ???? prudent, Y? ,|) saw the account of mv Mealing a iteambo it ?uni running her "i! ' " ?? ? ?? course ???? aaa." i"? in ?I the three. 'lh" lanky man wa? 1. nix t?? relut, ,umili? r chapter ?? ins iii??. when a ?.. ?"man itiili a few pean in a ,,.i?k,-t ???? ..?,?? ? ?imi ?ani: ??<.a now, move aloagand giva mai bitol tic bench." Nonne moved. They bardlv raalizod ber pr?sence. The) were bua) thinking xxh.u desperate men tbei were. I thai'? the kiml ol gentility ye ahoa a poor, lame ?..m. is it!" exclaimed the Indignant female, and, dropping her basket, ?he seized them one after the other and iluii'.' them Into the middle of tin? path. As ???. 1 .?t "in? w? ni abe ?ai down m tbe mid? dle "f th?- bench, got a brace for ber feet, snd continued ? "And now let's see tbe whole fourol yea n ? 1.m of thia!" didn't hv. Ilumbty, meekly, ami lamb-like tbey sauntered axx.n ??? And an? other i?? ih-Ii. totally Ignoring the fact thai Ihe) wir?? deaperate men <?l decile?) til N? ix ? ork NUB. Telnleil strictly ??? G. 11 - I MM, 1 1 cool Delf-po**e**ion or a remarkable displtij ot indifference in trying and excit? ing Inn? ? tic d? ??'"lid.in "f Ham. 11 ll? - vi lie want? to Is?, is bard to discount. The fed was forcibly Illustrated In an incident con? n? ,-t",| with the recen! inai ?? the( bambera ? 1 onion. < 'p? of tic lui nei pal wit? n? ????? t 1 the d?tense ??.?? rrank Jenkina, ! Iie.l .uni . lew lines? ?,( |||,? H.l_.il>. ? u.i. ?. ?? wbitewsshlng a chicken coop mili a ? .? u? ? aix.i.i when the ?leti ? ? oc? curred, on tbe diteci exsminsUon he told ?n? ?i"ii in ?? ??.un. itrsightforwsrd way, nul In?-? ?? ?. xx:i? x? ix malt rial, lie tinnier propounded the usual t|ues ti'?us ?m?) iiiad?? a strenuous attempi t?. ? Itm ??? in ?.-it in.' hi- testlmon). ? onoerning tic facts Immmediat? ?? pr.?.?.'?. diug and at th? time "i tin? ahooting a uues ti?.ii would ???? asked Krank, to which be would give a prompt reply, snd then the att"i mv would ask : ?VV hat did you ?I" then*'" "I ju?t vient ?m whitewashing tbechicken coop." '?But when the ?Ich-minnt appeared with ih" gun, snd ii appeared ss it aomeone ?? ?- ""in..? to !?' hurl, what iliil x"U do then.*" ??I kepi "ii whitewashing the chicken coop, it xx.is none "f my bintine**, ami where 1 came from in vv.Iwnrd county, 1\ ?.. 1 l"ii.' ?iu ? learned no! to interfere with two white gentlemen engage?! in set? tling a <|iie*tl.if honor. I turned up one end of the coop snd kepi right en with mj ix bitcwasblni ." '?When th?? ?ind was ???.?,! what did you ll'?**" "Kept righi on whitewashing." "Did you ,??? anything when Hex n m ..?. ?I Hi.? ?.... ?. :?** '?Yes; kept right on whitewashing.'1 ? Judge ?mlled, the ??? ?tal ?? littered, and th" whole court-room appreciated thi* wonderful diaplayol di*position to attend strictly to onc'a own ahura. St. Loula He public. Bams "11 hat t??r It tin. "\ nur father refus,?? bit OOnseol !?>.>iir union y" ' 111 d ??-. II ii'.lil." "Nothing ?ecin? ??? be left for ua, then, ex copi an elopement! l)o you think, Myrtle," ?.ml the young man, iwallowinji '?that you could leave tbta luxurioua home, forfeit ail in?? enjo) menta of wealth, banish i/ouraell forever Irom rour parent*' hearts, and go t" lie VV ? -I with a poor young in,in t?? .ni? ? a borne "? hi? -long povei ?? I " ??I think I could, Harold." "Then you are noi the practical girl I beve slwaya taken you t.? be," sani klarold, with deep dejection, aa be rose up wearily and reached for lus bat. ? Ibicago Tribune, He ??.?,? .li.-t II. aid af H ?? ??.?? while -iftin.s ??.?? published in Austin, l,\a?, thai a wild-eyed man ruabed Into our sanctum and exclaimed: " ? ? -l've kllli .1 him !" ??lull??.; uh..'-" we asked. ??.lulu??. ? ? ?ar. lie ? hat" sstsssinated him iu c? M blood, and he's deader'? a door cul.'' ??*? ?.u don't ?. ? ?" "It's a fact, duiiii? r ? ?? u. whom we all I.t?,! and revered, ha? IweB foully liliu ??ei.,1." *? t'.-.l.ix '" ?? , ?. nbotll Iiall-piist ten Hu? morning." "Where 'hd the) tackle He old man :?** -?In He capitel, as I und? rstand." Then the wild-eyed man weal on t" sai l iiat li? ?? \? ? ?axx .1 nini? ? .. ?ai, BltUOUgB ?? ? wa*once billed t" lecture in iii? town. "Who were the assassins 1*" we demand? ed. "llrulus was one, a particular Mend of ? i-sat's. Hut tbere waa another brute as in ?|.???? bim." -,??? Y" --lti.it iva? his iiiiiiic, ? assiu- helped - , in Ins clicks. ( nul..! ita? Ihere.'' ??And Trebonlue?" ??l?.,n*t remember any trombone player. uni ? .is, a ? heard mentioned.'1 ??.:-* ??\? ?, it do you 111,'iiii:-" ?? ,is, ? gin." ??I woul In'l wonder if gin had aomethlag ! ? ?I.? xx iili it."' - -1 ?i.i ? , ?.u ha x?? n?? warning ?? thle*f" ? ? . - I i.? lleve s??. Ii?- had a licnd in L'aliihuraia "' ,? good would a friend in California ?I.? hua ?? ?en he w ??? ;i??.ill?il in \ li-tlli ?'* "Culphurnla waa his wife, Mi?. ? sear. '???- warned him noi t<> ?jo ool ob tin? atreet ;?? ??-.iii.?' abe h ul had a bad dream about him, but be didn'l pa) au 'tention, and now be'* killed.*1 ami the wild-eyed i.iau buried his face tl hi? hands and Wept bitterly. I I ?!_!.'? ? t Ii.?! wits ? ?.lilit?_loll.. Taro huge fat wobmb of about Hi ? bbbm ?!/.?, ami dreSSSd alike, got "ii He I lillil avenue elevated road at Pi ?rty-aeeond itteet the other evening. The) were evidently li? .,k?, ?'"III" I" t"tvn t?> take posittOBS in ?-.?m?? dime mu?inn aad the peophi M the e u k? |?l turaiag around t?, star? it them lill it wasiil l??ii_ Isdure Hl?? lew? ??ut t? I - .r.i|,h? ?I d?'xin t" lh?? fi'iiil eiul of UM Car, ami ll,?? guard Ihere Iniiinl he ha?l BOtMthlng i-,i t?. the guard la the ree?, s.? be walk* ed through th.? car aad took a goad l? s.k at ? .'.ii?. a? the) sal facing eaoh other, <'a?h taklag up an satire doable ?.,.. ??? ins w.ix baeh be teot Hii'dlni I's.k at ?.??? uh" was probably a shade the fatter, whea freak No. .'i, m u k? d. ??Mal. a mash in NtBB York ?dresdy, Mary," aad Mart liugaada lat? i. red laugh, s iOO bone power laugh sad as .?"?it.t_i.ni? as tbe Smsli-pog, Mary liad fall) degeneration ol tii?? heart, it turned out, and didn't want to laugh, bat she couldn't help n. Mm drew a in r. white. . u, ?u m. novar? ? ?? ith bracelete and sboul lh.? ihapS ?? a ham. "Ut ?? h??!' shawl and ?m-?dit to her l???s ?m. Willi the ,.lh?T Hand .?ml MV ?h?' held ?? han.lkei ??in I 1?, ini n.'.iiili ami ????| t<? ?t"i> Isughlag. she wobble I up ami il >W0 ami freni side t ? ???!??. ?|U ,, U .t.! "I c ilt"'-l,'"( j.dlt. till she ?? a? hlii.k lu the nsCB. Then BBS gB-? x?'lit It? ?,. ? |."iit-ui> ?uii'l inns limi Inn.luti a- un. Ili ? ..liier leak I* ".an al lins, a ml 111 ? ? y ?. .Hi laughed and ?>?.?.?>???.? ??mi toiwA U*? ;. Ih, r. ?imi -a-l"??! ar.ili \|.| d- i an I . h..'..??! ?ind ?..?)'?J a-'iui. > un?? vt t,',c ;< ,??? n ; ?. .. e. h ? ??."I la??"? s ..??'i,? behind He ir paper*, ,\. eut.) atrut-kliM Iuaey?wduma, lue tb-> lall-lioil t.... and the iimst Sedate ones began 10 ? ? Ud? iiIhuiI tin? Up? and had a gMettB in t luir eves. I hen th?? freak?? cau.llt another breath, sad wobbled until they ahosk aha Whole car and _Mgbe_ a.tiii. and many af the men put down their paper? -?"?? t""?1 nff their bata aud _*ajpped Unir beads and iau.heil iiloiiil.anil ad of the i"iin_' TOtteB in th?? car _i__led and l.luihed lik?? nil p??????. ami th?? aedate old fellow? aaartoi ri.nt eat worse th in aaybody and laughed und laughed, aad bath the --Barda gat laaghiag aad the people aaar tha toare tat the other e u? .??,? to siiiiiin.'. then lawghh-g t??). Th? ??? ootildo'l bel ? it. ?Ila! Ma' Hal Hmoklvn. Ila! Ila! Bridge! Bai Ha' Hall! boat ? __-.?""_ ?_M ruarde, aad when the |>????_???_??? walked I? ist td?- eii.'iu.? tin- tireniiin was laoklag ni? al the *tkj ami liiu.'hih.'. un?! cieli tin? ??? ?inecr wa's i-burkliiig t?? biniseli "??t in "in-corner. 'Idei liadn'l MM Hi?? tn-ak?. Imi the belili-' "f tiiirtliliilii.SH Inni coni.? aioli.' thi'.u.'h th" eou|din.'?. and Ike. ?ver?' tickled, they kaew Bat why, ?io ile? laughed. SVI????!rit ?,,Uli??. A thla, aerrou? leoklag BMaatea?pad ap tu the paator a? the lattei cam? down troni the pUlpit. ??? ou date ih-da good dealt?. s it tins m.rniii?.'." be oi.sorted, "aboal a I? lh ? that killed a man named Ahel." ??< .-r i.iiuit," replied the pa-tar, ***__? sinnt < un' wa? the aabject "f ?] dleaaaraa.** ? I tt i?h'l f.ii'il d?? m? th?? futur next -itn riay," Bara the thin man. in BOBM excite? ment, "to t,-ll th?? folks thai ihe man toil it a? talkin. about this in ?null, ain't n? r? lalioii t?? Ih?? Itane thai keep? a linn?! ? Ueddwabj the .riMi-miii. I don't weal nun?? ni mv Iriend? to think that I dad a dami in that killin'. 'I'dat's all. Oood? ?l it." ? ibleago Tribuee. "NOWyOU kllotl I llll'i'll toll <VI>re?s|t I, mimt thai child," -aid a f roiit-?tr?i?t ladt I? In r nur?? -irl. " ami I ?!i??iibl like to know tt hi t'.ii ?don't liiihd h.r." "Well. I clare!" enawead ihe girl, "it thai don't heat all. As ir. didn't mind her! Why. ?he nevi t i??u?il an order that I didn't "Ut. Only yeeterda] ?I.rdered a? to walk un i?, tbe < minty Bott?e ami buck, ami I did it, and I I? Il her playing lor fear hour? on tbe railroad track." II ?.??.???? ton Loader. "May, pii. ???billion was _M wisest man ih.it ever lived, waaa'l ber* "Tea. my son. be ?? ?o considered." -Ami be dad three hundred wive?, didn't be?" "I believe Ibal ia the number." "Bay, pa, if Kok-tnoa waa ih,? wiaeal m in thai ever ??????1 how did he ? 1.1 , in?? to gel inauchalxf ?.?aa'l live peaceably with one." "Hem! haw! hem! lie got wiee after he married Ibera. imi goto bed." l'in- Kpoch. Uargovle (showing bia curiosities) Thi? <? un indilli hatchet I dug from a mound in tifalo. Mra. Cangie ?"?t latcreatlag! I hate read thai the Indias? were la th? habit ol burying the hatchet. Harper*? Bauer. "Tn be takes after each meal," read lm pecuue, aa the doctoi 1. it tin? prescript.; ?I shouldn't think one doee a day would help a fellow up ver) fast. l'hamaeeutal fra. There la great plessurein ahowiageoaM "tber lellntv ii|. as a |,,,|. It tikes ai\at that lonely feeling, as ? were. Indlaaapo* Ii? 'Imirnal. l?e most Intereeting augar question Is, "HOW many luiii|?? do you take**** I'lnla ilelpbla Pre??. IHOUGHTHE WOULDN'T SMOKE. An.lln Inibiti A-ke.l for a l.l_ht, Hut S.i.lil. nl ? -___**-__ HI? Mimi. l?ut .??. I ?Hun luiiiseli dal not wholly s.? ?].?? ridicule. I; aeerai that ? short lime before ble trip to the poay races he bad loaned bis privati car t?? Mr. John Hoey, |,i? ?ni? ut ??I the Ailaiii? f\|?i?'ss ( , tin |>:?tiy . for atrip to Uie t'atikill?. Before turning "t.-r dis |,alatiti ?-?ia? u to Mr. Hoey, li? tv? , tei. Mr. ? orbin look care t?? atrip it ,,? all supplies. Therefore, just t,. fore starting t?? tbe ? - the railroad magnala ord? p a ?us negro s?riant ??? hat?? luncheon prepared In ine car for him as be would be unable to take his mid da) meal la tows. He hurried to the train. wbicb was kept waiting a quarterei aa , him. ami ai once retired t?i Um ear? tulli guarded privaci ??t in? oar aad : i, s luncheon. \. ben be dad Bnisb ed eating bla Ural Impulse waa to amokc. lie had lorgotten bla precaution agaiaal Mr, lloei ami '???????|???????? dad t. ?. ? 11 _-111 ???? n ? t? ita hiin. expect!- ??? Und the ~???? lilt of fi ? ??! II itali.is which he Usually kept Bimani. He was therefore iiuite thun? derstruck when Daniel was unable to All his ordei for a weed. Mr. ? orbin ?l? dared thai he mual Hwoke, but Daniel inaleti ?? thai there was nothing tn smoke. Then the prealdeal of i_m Long Island railroad began a aearch of his ???. li.- ? nal h nie-mile,? ? cigar-box, leti there ? . ??. Il?,, t. and Opened it. lie took out I cigar and viewed ll critically. He looked at the wrapper, thee at both eiul?, amelled u ,.?,? finali) touched it to his lipa, ?-I?.?ni? ?." sani be, making ? wry Cace, "is thi? the ??it "i cigars Mr. II ?? Binoki -'-" ??No, sir," replied Daniel: "those are not exact!) tbe cigar? Mr. Hoej blmselfamokes, ?.ui that i? u remnant of Ihe boa thai b? ?? ?ir.'hi to give .mai t?? chance aequaiat ?ne.? ai?.I the train hand?." "1 am very much dletreaeed for a-Brake,'' s lid Mr. ? oil'in. "I?ul I do not think I ?? cooaclentioualj deprive either Mr. Hoey's friend? or th? brakemen. l'on needn't bring me ? light, Daniel." Then Mr. ? .?imu went out Into the pta ? m ooacbei and borrowed a cigar froai one of tbe gentleman who h ul beea turned awaj from the private ear. Tito Miles a Minnie tt ill.I steam. A runaway railroad iiiiii ob the branch oftheeoaat division from aptos up to th? ? , n ? Prieta lumber mille, tea or twelve mile? eaatol tin? city, created a Beneatlon along the line "i Ibe road today. Bight empty care broke loose rrom the eegtne at Moots \ isia. about eight mile? north of \ptos, l in- road feom Mom?' *? i?ta to Aptos ia a heavy dowa grade the eatire dtetan? ami the cus, boou ait? ? starting, attained n tremendous rate of apeed. and paaaed liiiu.'h I oma G? nli at .? mil?- a luiiiule. |*he Brina cara kept on the track until l,i,-i had ."le- the entile eight mile? t< Apto?. Here four of the ears tuned oat? tin? inuiii track without damage, two rea? ti far as th?? high In id ?? at the wi ? -nil ? if A|t "s.amt id? "idei ttt o ?topping near ih. statini. The other four ear? dashed ?_ the track ami were sfflasb. .1 into lut??. How the cars kept oa the track for eight nule? at auch a ?["????! over ?t carviag esoun i.iin road i? w ???'????!. ?? one waaoa the li tin al the tune it ?tart? I. and so ime was injured, the oolj loss being Ibe lour wreck? ed cars. Kailroad men claim the train mad?? Hi?? eight miles in four miaute?. -be down paasenger train from this city, hound for s ni Ir lacisoo, bad a hairbreadth escape from destruction. Ihe paaaeaser tram had paaaed the |>lace where the runa? way ? im?- onto IBS 111.111 line '-nt a minuti inni a dali |?i"t l'uislt. ? ? ?? if tbe wrecked ?e-k ? ?t pn ?? tree fort] feet kigk ami ? loot and a halt in dime ter ?nd laid It ii u. almnel teartag it from the gravada ??an Iratiii????' ? broaicle. WHISKYOF YE OLDEN TIME. It DM N"t Tanti?? Mam All I ?. hi.,? the Mi.il.-rii Article. "M??ie th in "in-liiill nl th?? iii.ii thai are arrest..1 ?',? drunkenness and t ?k.-n lo ih?? I?,in?.? headquarter? are eras] drunk." s ml a veteran omcer to the scatti?? Times rsjmr* ter. "T'here is ?lum-thin. abOUt tin whiski men drink mut adat s that winds their illi derst indili, all Up, ftwists th'in all ' ii|. and lumi.Ics their Idea? into ??? i|?.-,,?? inu??." be colililiuetl, "NOW, ??-ars a.'??. back 1.1?:, a was aothlag naaeael t?? aa a BUM gel ?otli.it Ills leg? w? uld all tuist up, and Ins toii-iie Jtvoiild cien -?talliti? thick ii"tv and tin n, hut In? ??bloui .ol ? -p?/? drunk, like ???t? du nottail.it-. Wht, just the other dai w.? dad a min up here that had too ataca of thatJackaoa street Wfaleke], and b?? was so eras) that b. was k*/ato?ri??J. it?? could walk all right, l'ut d?? woald laugh p???? a maalae one atto? ute ami w.?. ?. lik.? a whipped baby the aext, and then be WOUMthrow limiseli into an at? titude tuai weald mall a weodea tata in frniit of a tob?cea etaad to toara. This is a _-it-.it age "I iiii|'i?>t.'iiicnts, but I don't be liete (dal tint hate improved "ti tii- ttlii?kt nl our L'iaiiiliallers' dai very much," suit m-t then III- otli-er ha?l to MB ??It this in Ii restili-? ?lissiiiat.u it hiskt t?> -?? I? ?? ?tv ami uniitck ? uri?.r, but everybody ?greed thai he eaeke ae aa oracle, scatti?? limes. _ ? A I'.'s ?lotkc Murr? Then in??? killed, ?i f???: weeks ?inee, in th.? Meter? pari "t Newlagtoa, ? ..nn., i.t Krcil? rick I..? ltl.bar.lt, u black ?uak?? which ??asurad tea feel and aataa iaehee tat b ii.tl . ? tell lar.e ?hake liad l-i-eu s ell ?svsral time? in lhat ratios withm u t<-w t ? ui-, it i- Bald. I'l'.l.al.li he w ill I?? s,?, ? no more such a ?????? would lute the r? ?.'.i!i? pawerofa aaacuh-iiactoi,?iiait 1,1,1 I'llUCs, IN LOVELY ALBEMARLK. A LETTER INSPIRED BY THE BLUE RIDGE. In an V m i?l? ?I l.rst re nr ???.????????. Tr* ?Ittioli? ( liwui???? Siut-ttlh? V.>r-Mrltl?r inri.ti by Knall.liiuen?Karly ( u.toin. Paulus ??? ?v. Ai.itKviAKi.r. im m v. Va., ??ct. ? ????? dal] An amphitheatre "f mountains ul timst ??? dones tic sp'it frein which I write. The Hin?? Kidire ri*??* liefere m?- t?? tbe height of _.?.?*) tu innre lhan l.<*?ifect ali?le tic s. :i. ?? ex e fnlliixTS it? la?lin_- ?.lllline* north and southward, ini itin_ u nearer in* ???.?? ti?m. 1 f.?? ? lapa?kal by a taaeiaatlag ?|.?ir?',ti? MB WhatJ* ?till hcyoiid ,?? pre? ? ut limit ??f ti?i"ii. Wire this .visti crad? led, I BBOOM timi I.ut the ?ame S-SSCtSOl li_rtit unii shadow and cl,,??.I and ski BOB Infor,? in??. 1 iloii'it iiiteiiil, li'iiii'Ver. tu ls?r?? yuit ??r >'?iir reader* with ?.?[ihn.ri?? ?!?? Mcripti'iii? ??f ii)"iintiiin s.-.ihii. the .1? tails Of ? h nh Im'Ci.iii" at tun?'* Itisun'Til'ly !?-?li <>U*. It i* saOBg? !" SB) that llcultitat? ?I ave does hai eftea fell t?? receive Ite lapn ? *u?n* nur a wnsitite nature refusi? it* tri? bale wbaa the sitliliuie iti untilr. ?Ieinan.1? our roO'-'iiitioi). People sie asTsaasl very ?ht? reati] Is this respect. I w:i? ?ui???? Iranliii-' in a Btaga OOBOh at ? ?. id in coin ? laut w Uli I.x o persoBS wh" had sever seea a mountain. < ?n?? "i ih.?*?? wa* a highly iaMSTiaatlve ladr, the ?.tier was Ici ?? .??? s. ? lam. The <lrit?r had t"lil ua !h.1 xx? ?Iculd (?ass ilii'on.li an elei ate,I gap about sunrise, from win? h we should ? ?,? ??. s iin?? view ??? the highest range, to be rrossod tic sani" day. <"ir ezpeetationa im?]'.,?.,! with lh?? ?l"\xi\ pa-sin-.' hour? ami the t?iii"ii? sdvaoceof ine lumbering tehu'le. At last Hi?? .1 nui I? -'an 10 appear. Tbe lamps were pul oui sao thecurtslns rotted up to let la the mornlag air. Shadows i""k tic tarai "f trees and .aunt roaki Were s.t'll lllllkill. the pr."'iplt.'l|s ?? ul. Ity this tun?? the uulighl ?? is upon Un su m nuts of the diate at u.? tuns, m bea "t a sudden th?? iloreentd lad). oatcbing bui a gtimpaeof the scene, cauld aot Bad words to exprese her . neten?. ??ut lifted up her beads' in silent ?md altering admiratioB. The iii'.'i".isntlsan had < naced n" coa eera. It was not until ??equiry bad beea m ul?- as t?? iii. lampi ' sal oaa thai be stoica 11) retaarked la reply, ".lit .1" arould do." Mil XV II BOI I I.Ki.KM??. I ?? a rare mill, that a in?IghbOThOOd in this country is without il? l'-i-iii|s. ? ii.e tiasaaa -4ood euidlieg ?_-??"?? story makeo aoBM descried house a terror t?. the rouna sod sn object ??? hsteresl even to th?? ?>i,i. a sp.it in Hu? road-si?!" at ?. linens.,|. dub,but ill-f.ii? ?l tree la ?.itedout, when the favorite ainestrieue ??? tbe oelghborhood h ul lost in ? hi'??, long years a.'": or i' max !?<? tii.? ?UII u ? ?..lie? I ini ?i?i ? "?., ??? 111? I? r m ih.? past ceatur] itili linger* rloomily over theromalafl ?t bobw deaerted farm-house. I'lc iiciintain m limit ,,f lie hi? BOBS "t Ih-'s. , I.ut i* lint tlilliuilt its |r iditmiuil story. It la a short oae, but to tlii-? day i? refered to, if for nothing else than it* nier?? mystery. In climbing ita steep sides <>n ? rn ick, oae reaches sclesrod apot in the i"re?t of original growth, In which tbe rulas ?f a small timi ?e built "li.-iuilli ?.I st"iie and brick at?? seen. I'ie foUBdation waa m nl?? ?? material near al lia ml: bul ??? is surprised ? hau h?? l?niId? r thought Itneoes mry to transport bricks t" such an eleva ii'Ui, when timber waa eo abuadaat end ao mui'ti less expensive! lie must hat.?me t?? ? lay," judging from tic "fragas ut? that remain" "f tins sacieat ruin. AN OLD III IN. It has been only within tbe last few yesi - ?bat tin- limi??? ha? imt been occupied. It? naealve limbi ?- ire bob In perfect atate ?f prese?rrattoa, !??? its diloiiblation ha? ?ea graduali] sccompllahed b) tbe severe ilternatioBsot heal and oold at it? slple? lituatloo. In all this region the peculiar thai.f ??.?? uBBttaehed rocha mik?? it liiti'-ult t.? keep up atone lenclag around tbe '?????is. The laawa of the aprtng ilowly oosea the uaderlyteg earth, wherebj the !..ululatimi stone? are at Ural but alfghtly listiir!*-d. Tata proeeee ?? ra|?eated year ?] .war. uiililtlie?ii|s-riiicuinl?i-iit weigh) ol he i",-k? ????,?,' cauaee the foundation io live way al diflerenl polata, aad eo briaga ti...ut ?.r.a.l.es in th. wall. Although the round ition of He .?1.1 Imi!.Iin.* had been itrenztbened by the us?? of cement, snd therefore kwg resisted tic sileni but Inex? ?rabie forces of nature, it bad at leal to iuc cullili. In the incal? tini?'. ei-m-rations of people have coin?? aad pssoed away. ? ?real tram have grown up aad diedaearlt. The reaerable relice of an apple orchard, the isteoi whose begianiagi.ne non know?. ar?? still aeen staggering near, bearing tbe ?caaty fruits of old a.-.?, .v turf ol the rich? est .??.en .?.?.??.rates the base ot the aacienl ruin, as if to ennui.'lierai, ??? beginning, se well te ad ?in Ita decay. INK IKAIUII'lN Home ti me in the last century, according to tradition, sa uaknown well-preaorved man, ?"ii?id> ? ????? passed .????lili?- sge, sccompa iiicl by :t young ?un? hand- ?me woman, ap ? an ?i m tin? regtoa. ?" one bere bad ini- ??????? them before, nor could the few lettlere in the couage*) Ind out who tbey ??. ??? or why they came. H?? .un! I mal?? companion, who leemed to be in? wife, were allowed to board la such of the families in the _als*hliorhood ?,? be might seiet until in? could ii ? a home for himself. I'o all eii?|i|ii n ? In? coiitimii ?1 I" maintain ?il? m?,? ?,s t<> hi? history snd the rese ma that inttu? need him t.me to that cotto? Iry, After some months of spparcnl un? certain.), be auddeali ?l? t? rmln ? to ti ? in? abode at the pia.??? described above. Phia added to the myatery aad latereet already excited aticii-' the peo|?l? . Phe) bad sd milled tbe atraage couplet?) their homes. They had seea them antler all circum? ??amis, ami had never had eauee to *u? pecl tiiat the) were other than what the) api? arid i" be, The mau teemed tonavi niians; always paid hi* l?ill?, and put dOB ? the ca?li for the laud he l??ii_ht on the ncuiiiain ?ule. Bul whj ii" ibould choose ?,, retire irom the setUemente in the valle) below ami buri himself and wife iii she it.r.? lu? u ini in the solitudes ol the Blue I: dge ?? a? ????? r -aii?i ?? t"i ili explained. In thai tune the Indian? .\ I l?? siili Unger? le in III? -fa-Hi? -ssi ? ? I w hat is now kuoxtn .? the N??ith stonatala, and the tibawaaeee 11 ..m beyoad Baffste ??., ? occaaion ill) made predator) brays upon the aeMessenti il in? ?????! of Maaslngnuttea mountain. The I? lather, the ???????, and the wild-cat ?iIhhiii.I ?d. li xx a? scarcely necessary to bent for gama: people often kiiinl the deeral the neighboring spring or in ti??? ?jorn-patoh sear the boese, end the wttd turkey I *% the place on the Bettlers1 i iblea, now eo g? s ?-i.il?\ occupi? ?? ??! Itsdoaaeailc ooBgeaer, After the etraag.es had takea ?poesessioa ? ? their mountain hoase tae) were rarel] ?. ?? in their netgbbora below. It was ob ??it? ?? i.y the tetter that an opeaiag in the ? .u?! grew ??? slow degni ? Inte iconaider ?thi.? clearing, aad elgaa of cui ivatlufl ap? peared. I he man bad ????????> ?1 ? ?d for his ? i"|>?. a sin.le horse, ami a few a . ? cultural Imple meats Ama the people la t .?? valley. Al that tun?? mail facilities were more |.run in ? ?? tii.in text. ? ?t ??ut x ??un .' I? lux. arm ill with a pistol, l.reiiL-lit ?m boraaback, n.-. er txtii??' ?ii'li month, m a ieattiern bag, a fen idlers ami letter aewepaperste ? ??-til? nient it here wa* a r.t?.re and where >?|iiir?? - - ?illi-tl the iiii|H>rtant pteca of postmsster, Ua ale wai to thia pfaoe he ???iniliii.? s halted opposite ;i path lea.Inn: up He mountain, on th.? sut?? of which, nailed te a tree, arse * *t.tit w?.i?d.-n box. Iato tlii* rade reoeptaels h?? dropped aay mail matter directed lo the la in on tin? mountain. Off t"ok Irein it letters, ??imhi ithieli it iva* liotii-t'd decorated Sieda OB We I tier.? ini ari.iidv s.. ?. At l"ii- nil? 11 .ils "I Hui", ?>!i?? Of tin- ti ad Ill. W.I.OII-. lu.it ill?! the iraili,? of the country, would deliver at the setti? tient ,??-t referred t?>, certain atraage liM.kin.? |i:i?-ka?e* ami small Imx.?*. l'Ie se. it turo? ?1 out. noBtelaed t????. a if?-??. ?..????????>. ami other toser?as to wbleh the people af thai ?? --?"? were strangers. Their own? r would sisiti appear at tin? si,,r.?. as Ifeotpectlag the ??onsi.iiiiiellt. ami hat Hi-? elii|dii,i| ? nc oae t" aa_T| thi* article up t?> hai gate, would not probably Im? ?.. ? a. mi, unni some olii? r such ?-t?-nt would d.inand his .ittcnli"ii. And si. for ;.??;??? the inys-erioue .??.tipi,, enntimietl their hermit like life. Me.tutiiiie the inhahitaiii* had gntteB accia?, t.iiieil t.. tin? state of thin-.'s. ? B*psa_ally as 11??-* had fiiiuiii it lageeatMa t?? aolve the ?"???,?! ? ..Idi.?, su kaag enacted in their ini.l-r. All this time the stranger ?nul hi? w il?? ????? ???.| tlteir biiuaeli'ild. no children haviag I? en hoiii In Hiein. Tbi* d'Xihtle** iva* a lortiinate circiitiistiini?,? a* lb?? *e?|iiel will ?how. How Inn.- tiu'i continutil t?> lit? ul their mountain retreal du* not appear. But tb?? paspe, of the lOiinlry ?ill of a sud.l?ii w?re stilt!, tl at a r.|?rl in cire,ilittioti thutth?? alssle of the rwa unitili.tin had beea eaaerted by Uaaa u'-.i nui beea i.-i t la pesase lina of s am her ?traagsr, t*sntf*?e*ato?n*}*** aitai cutir? property, reel aad peeaoaal?. If the arrival Of tii.uii'le into lli.it re.ion had sxelted ?" much concern it may I?? IflMglaed with What Htna/ein? nl the BBBBk heard of their ?Hilden departure, mm of the nere curious venturi?! up the windln, path thai bi| to the \acat.d lion?,?, bopiagtO-Bd Koine duo to this mystery Of the mountain. They foiiiiil u niau already iu pOOMSSloa, who forbade their aapreaak furiher tbau the L'ale of th.? enclosure, assumi, tin-in at tii?? ssiii" tun.? that tint should si?,? hai,? the opaortUBlty of badlag out all they could of the late ooeupeBta. lh" wa.????? tii.it ?? ?? broaghl the boxe? sad package? referred to above wei eiii|'l?iiei| larrtin?. ?iway other -bit iiuieb larger article?. Taeeeware earioualy coa ?trueted che?ta, itroagl) reinforced al the ooraere by plate? of brass, ami _ruBka ?,? black leather, Bscaredbj rivets aad bmb. sit.? i"?-ks. in ?iu?? un??? sottee waa posted lit ?'G'??????? lit ??I.ices' iu theeollllllt Ih It the propeity was i?? ??? boUI hi auetloa oa a certain day. The eatlre male commiiaity, witii a oeaeldcrnbl? sprinkling of curious ???.? ami ? nt? i-|?ii?inrr bousekeeper?, at tended the Mie, Tini were aU disappoint nl. Very little ? .?? fumiti la the duelliti.-. The fu mit 11 r ? iti? of the mist primitive kiini. haiiu- beea uli made by the aaprac tleed liaild of the lilt'? >>llll?-|\ \ feW bat? ? i-'-il bouaehold and kttchea articles, here ami there a broken l'i? ee of line ??????-?.? ?-. a ? ? -tiiri.iiit Of I id? ?I VBlVOt, ??????? boxee, deonrated with Mraage kleroglyphic?, ___ i.oitles with lais'ls in foreign langu-ge? made up the reel "i the doawatic Isvenlory. I hu? .alile and tini? ,lisa|,|?ai? I lie : >\ ? strangers, whose history to Un? dm ? m mis a profound mystery, but which ttiii n.ter ceas., t. excite the latereel ?? tboai nd,.can ?till ????.ill the fediag tradii that BOW tlii'd\li--? tiled ???_?"??. At the present time n cabin, built m part of Um deliri? of the old bouse, ataade a? ?i tin? latter, and ls**pcupled hyavenerabl? negro who for yaan ha? ?.a ? miadcr of cattle an?l a tender ol tl"?ks nn mountain ih-lds, whose beginning wa? tbe ?.test clearing made long ahme by the haade of this strange personage. Time? have io al ?? r? ?. and the population of tin? region bs? s?, changed, Ibal few per-mis noe liviag bave ever beard ol the subject of thia Bbort ami Imperfect nr-rative. m .? iiTTI kk?. sun?" the clo??? ??t the late war autay nea settler? aaveeoBM ???tiiis beautiful*coub try,-tempted by Its ??lubrioui climate aad u? agricultural advantage?. Am mg these are many lingllah mmiliee noted for their systematic hut-its. industry, sad loyaltj i" tbeir national --???t??tii?._ ph,. obeervanceol the latter has- airead* had iteeftecl tipon tbe native population*. Thecountr) ?.pi?? of Virginia,although .neu tob-spltallt) and naturali] -?-Mal In their taste?, rarel) allow themselves times ol recreation. I n lik?? t It?- people ol otfaei countries, the) have no out-door game? or festive day?? Thej work ami work and delve, and le ive them? selves ool) time to brood over their trou? ??fe? ami the misfortune? of the pant twenty live year?, lui. u is that the condition of ? ?ur agricultural class seems w? llni.h be? yond hop??, imt thi- ??.id ii"t be a barrier i.? at least some ? ? ixation troni ih.? (oil?of liitt.tr. liven in old ? urns ? was ?, n I ? 111. ? i.tt wh?? gave rein to pleasure, l'instimi ?oil-Ill III ledil s,?,fts, foX-nuntlUg, ti?hin_, imi tue iik?. I ;>< whoring man thought he had BO time tor such lollies, and | i'ten the homely adage "i the nursery, u huh endeavored t" teach him that''all work and n?? plat mad? Jack ? dull boy." ?>ur English friend?are breaking up In ? iin-asiir?? tin? risto of thing*, "n each ?iiturdiit evening during tbe summer their American neighbor? are expected t" as? ?emble with themselves al aomi one of their lioiues to enjoy the ..pelt air a? may suit Individual tas?, ?. 11, you nn ? ? both sexe? oin m out-.? m.?. while t1.Ider peo? ??le become Interested -peotstora or pssa Ic tun?' in I.uni!.u talk Under the sli.nl?, ,,? ihe neighboring tn ? ?. im nuil it (. u BBBtxae. At the??? Inform ?l gathi ring? the : .? ? is aei ved In tbe ?.t approvi d I ? tllsh rtyle. Atable la aet oui under the trees, ipoa wlii>'ii i? ilispiat,?i a|,eiie;a,. tasteful ? ?a.? I. in tie ????,??! .1 winch a ?imiuerui. ni, bold? tbe choice decoction. Thereat ol ??? ???? a?l ? nsists ol cold bread, ?luci md -unlitl'-iied. .m l a tarieti ?? ? xcellent ?ak??. I h?? gw ??- are expected to help them ?elves, or are lerved by tbe lady of ihe ion?.?. Itv lln? lllile the t? a has Iliad?? ll? lirsi ruiiini. a charming sense ol r-oclabillt) ?? it Biles ii..mpant. Eve* ? one now Know? every bod] better than ever, it at the beginning then were -traegere pi Ibere are none bow. Tbe onl] urawoack t?? iin-se entertainments ?? ihat t in-i- are of ?hurt duration. About twilight tbe guests begin to t .11?. ? their leave, congratulating Ibemaelves at bat In : b? en ? nabled h -,? unaffected hoapitality and reflnemeniol their h"s?.. Oar own people who attend these after Boon tcis. of course, return the civility, and it ist?. I?? h? >pi d that this nea s,,, ?.? ? feature will become an established custom among an- countr] populstioa. .Mam- reasons might be given to show bowll would oon t ni m ??? much to tbe cultivation of the amen ?ties of life, and auppl) neweourcesol ?? joy mi nt to a.pie who bave ao few fete lava aad bol ids) .salons a? the Inbabl. tante of rural Virginia, I'he "frolics" and janee? or "partie?''-! once ? veer do not serve the purpose ol these hebdomadal gath ei Ingo. The latti r hat.? the advanta that they conduce ?" closer an I more ine siM'iahliitt, and tend to tbe promotion of homogeneity among tbe ?? ople. ???,m what 1 have observed, II cannot tie isldtbal our English Immigrants to Ibis region have a? yei ?.ome [?rosperoue. p is fortunate that many "t them enjoy In? contee outside the resulta of tbeii farm?. Itin the character of the ?.pie among whom they have com?-1?, live, and tbe One climate hate much I?? d" with ?.telling them t" ilie~itu.iiii.il. -Otae ot them having lived in India for man) rears, either as odlcers in the British arm) or aa merchants aad agiicu) tu rista have ?.a ?o leriouslj at? tuti ,| by tbe cllmsta o? tbal oountrj "that limy hat?? !..t ? for? ? ?I tal ???> k relit I d?. - t?. bere. Sol b? m-' able t?? return to England. m inv ol th? -ni dateci. t?. nettle among tbe mountains ol \ ii finis, wh? re the) bavi been kindly ? wived, and II Is lo be hoped will indu.then to folloa them. I c.uimt dose tin, hasty letter without referring to a unique and striking leature ?m a mountain peak m this neighborhood. AbOUl live mil??, south "1 In it p.ut "I III'? Blue Bidge, detteribed -??.-, ?? an? other range of bill-, known aa the Bagged Mountain?. rbese fertile and piclin?-in?- hills I"un a besutiful back* -?round lo the |.?????'?:???? bsiklng tOWSrdfl the sonili. Wie ? Ih?? ?au h ?? -unk WS-t* ward to a certain distance the long ibadows ??? the higher mountains milieu their out* lille- at their base 'I.t IU- all, ? liai Ih .' ef? fects produced bj tbe light of ihe setting sun through tbe gspa "t the Blue Kid.,. Willie til" 1,1, seller IS looklll. llpoll Ibis picture, his aiiciitciii i, ?u.id, i.K arrested ? ? ?Hall-,? appiiiltioii OB th'? broad and softened alopa ?,? oae "i tbehlgbeet?l?va? tion? in the Bagged Mountains. four distinct aepreeoioao m the bosom of the DBOUBtain are Ottt 10 I"? ill deep shadow. Tfaie ?-Bases to appear two itroogl) m uked ini-? s, uhicli al the limili.'Ill a?? aame the forai of s cross occupying two? thirds of tbe mountain aide, in?? lower the bub declines tbe daepet the t"ur ahadowa '??. ome, and tin? more distinct!) the ligure o| tin- cross ?tan,Is ,????, looking upward? to. ward, the ?ki. BOW ail Bglo* w itb lb?? ra? diance ol il?'partili.? day, IUoli_llleel.il liauee aa loag ss daylight last-. Proa this cireuiastaB-e tins favored s|??,i da? received tin? n.iiiie of * -111. - mount ol tin? holy crOM." should you I ?? nrlUlag t?? paerive ? si-comi letter, l ?dill endeavor to make mention??! Matter? practical, leaving .. ?. 'inties and the mountains to I ak?? ears O? thecaeelvee, feeling full] aasured that they will kisp. 1'. Tbe Must (on,in,in Ml.t|uutatlt.ii. "W Ii it i? id?.st ?? immun misquotation in the Ku_ii?d language*" .?skidid?? Inquis? itive member of the ' ogburn ? lob ibis ni'Tniii- M tin? pillisi cilici?-.I. Tat answer osoM promptly : ??When Cheek Beata Greek, tboa ooateo the tug of tlai ." ??Weil, what ?? in?? Matter with thatf nshed th? laquWUv? member. "That ?, tu?? ni"-! cu numi BtaqUOtStloa m th?? fui-ii-d language ' r? ?i otuh ?l the pu* ii-i. "I lieu ? the lat" Uoaooe L'oakling MJ on??? idi' he ttoii a basket of wine from t lenient I.. Vallamli-'daih on lhat .|l|otdli..ii. He tta.-'ie.l that Mr. \ alian,ti.-hiin could not tell what the correct words were. BOT who wrote tin in. BOt whin tiny were ttrii ten. And he vv??ii >>ii ? ?.en point. Hang put yoiirst'lvc* in Mr. Vallandlgham'i ptaoe \\ nit Would ton date ?1????.?.-" ?1 slnuild date ?leelineil to make tin? h ?..' ?aid the iii'iuisitiie imunher. ?Anil 1," ?and l," ?.-uni?? from ?ill j.arts ..t tin? room. "But I should imt." Sitili the parl?t. ?? ?W hen l i recks j'lineil I,recks, then tvu? thetagof war*istheeorrd-t -(uotsUoB. ii WBO ttiili.n ky N.itbaiitel lee, au ?Bglkb man. abeul the tear l.no." *? ? I ?i.i tini iter sis? t i|UOWd correct It':" ask. .1 tUe iiitjuiHiilve mi int. r. "Never in the B-WapepOfa.** said th? purisl.?IJtivs ??bscrtti. $50 Worth of Goods for $1 Cash and $1 Per Week. ROTHERT & CO., 505 EAST BROAD STREET, LOW PRICES AND LIBERAL TERMS. \V< desire to call your attention t?? our st??ik _>t Furniture, Carpets, and Stoves. [n the Furniture Department will be found Walnut, Oak, nul Poplar Chamber Suits; Hair Cloth. 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