BUTLER, SATUR OC!': 3 .
44 CARS. 4 A M
I * J^W^imiu*BMlTA» ,L « W ' LONDON. TNE. L2OO PEOPLE EMPLO/EO
•■Ot M Pcm HAMDM. PAPIS . TRAHCt. ~ ttutf rOWfBIMr. 1> arOIC
■MillllH owin. new TQRK.CITY« " 12 ACRES
50 Trained Horses fjerfrirming at one time in one ring, the grandest iquine spcctac'i
24 Elephants performing in 3 lings at one time, largest display of pachyderms on 1
50 Champion Aerialists in nr.d-air feats.
12 Champion Bareback Equestrians.
50 World's Famous Jockeys an'l Crack Star L'ght-Weights.
ALAR, THE HUMAN ARROW
SHOT FROM A HUGE CROSSBOW.
REALISTIC ORIENTAL INDIA
Tbe Most SomptooDS and Elegant Entertainment on Earth
Trnthfnlly Representing the lives of the people of the Orient. Real Natives in
Characteristic Performances. Religious kites and Ceremonies. Spoils, (lames,
Occupation*, and Beautifully Romantic and Picturesque Kpisride*. Genuine Madias
Dancing Girls. Silver and Tiger Dances. Cocoonut Tree Climbers. Curious Cotta
Dwarfs. Buddhist Priests, Indian I-akirs, Oriental Jugglers, together with their
Pamilies, Huts, Temples, and Instruments of Trarle and Pleasure.
' MERRY MAKERS u 4
liftlil BTASCQRI Of I
SUPERB EQUESTRIAN TOURNAMENT
With First Prize Winner Jumpng Ilorhcs and Ponies.
Equestrian May-Pole Dances, and Fox Hunters' Meet.
1,000 Newly Added Wonders and Attractions !
Actually 12 Champion Male and Female Hareback Riders!
Positively 50 Aerial Mid-Air and Trapeze Artists !
Certainly 300 Skilled and Remarkable Performers !
Really 20 Old-Time, Modern and Pantomimic Clowns !
3 Circus Rings with 3 Full Companies 3
3 Klevated Stages for Special Performances 3
I Racing Track for Desperate and Thrilling Contests I
I Flock of Gigantic African Ostriches 1
1 Giantess Gorilla, Only One in Captivity
24 Of the Biggest Performing Elephants 24
2 Droves of Asiatic Camels and Dromedaries 2
50 Trained Horses Performing at Once in One King 50
2 Droves of Tiny Shetland Ponies 2
100 Daring Circus and Equestrian Ads 100
1,000 Performers, Artists, Specialists and people 1,000
2,o°° Tons of Pure, Moral Amusement 2,000
TO BE SEEN NOWHERE OUTSIDE THESE SHOWS.
STRANGE QUADRUPEDS FROM EVERY CLIME
GIANT AN*I) I>WAI<I' ANIMAI.S Ol' AM, KINDS.
ColofcMl Ox iH handa high, Steer with --vet, t, nostril-, ami », liornn, Diminutive
Cattle, Tiny Zebu* and Ponies. Cute Little Dwarf Klephants, Hairier Mare, etc.
Extraordinary Features and Wonderful Attractions
AU, NI'.W J OK THIS SI-ASON.
HEW MILLION DOLLAR FREE STREET PARADE
With Representation* of the World 1 . Kuler*, and the Military Uniform-! of All Ka-
Hons, at <j a. in. on Show Day. Cheap lUcurrion Rate* from all point*.
Two Performances Daily, at 2 and Hp. m. I*>or» open an hoar earlier.
Admission to Everything, SO Cent*. Children Under 9 Vcari, Half Price
Reserved Scats at regular price, and Admission Tickets at usual advance at I) II
VVullerS drug store, 112 South Main Street.
JVVill exhibit October 5 and '>.
THE BUTLER CITIZEN.
A Sample Case Assorted
Woi .II 18 i V SPbLK9 <.Ki.iBHATEI> OLD
IS-.'" 13 BOTTLK>- GIVES AWAY,
This is dune a- an indacemtnt for you to
sample • it or a -hort free
lo aa 111 iiel y K 1 ; l..feir viality, a.d
| only on. • - t" a fa'iiU.i.
|lqi l ore t>. • ie,i> ,} earn "Id —ll 1 0
I<4 ( jape JUIC«J of the
Ufl ■: J , >■. ... •
12 jit' y o. i a.. 1 rich,..
L R *VI£M --- G
I La* >'n Black ie y 'e.tn.«B ICO
Iqv «• •' ilraiid.. " iCO
1 qi C'liaj-.! Brandy, v c jtu «
gr-p- prodac *o
2pu Ul j sautasrue •tt'uitas'" wii.e... 70
I qi Aunt riacb-i's li .rebound an.l
Elecampane Cordial —. "5
Iqt I'einrian Eitltrs 'or Malarial
IMW 1 00
13 UuUle* oil,assorted (too!-', worth $8 36
The abor a».-<>rted ca-e of 13 botile*,
*-irihsß 36, we mnr.ey on and wi 1
(TlVe but oua Cn.-c lo a ia.'ully lor SS.OE,
tbipped limn our wartfioure and vine
yards, P«s«aic,N J.,upon re ■-ipt oi check,
p '.-:al i raer or money.
Thin if doD« Ait a trial lot to prove to th.-
pablic tnu tiign character and richness ol
■Spfce.'i* Choicest Wine*. and to convince
who are prejad'.ced in favor ot lor
ei£n wine", that we can produce wine-!
I nere equal to the lineft of Europe, and far
sapericr to othi-r American wines. To
fjpeei'ii wines ;ou may add a quarter pari
of water and men have a licher bodied
wine than tboae from California. We ai*o
hope by tbU nacrifice to induce parties
WHO nre strainer* to oar wineu to tri
them, ami by to thf.ir frienoi
make known toe tlue quality and rut
B'-qqet "I • ur o d Winee and Brandy. IX
lint m far hcl-iw co t. but ta« 1 *iii b
more tha. up bv you p" oa.
giHKln («i •thji-r*. ; r .u- n ;v< ru-m* in■?.!> and
incre.ii-iL>f <<ni -a • .a n- effectually than
We wil! ntiip i>y exprerg or fre>rh : a
you may iliiect, promptly «»u receipt ot or
der *ith $5 in p '-tal note or cb.-ck.
Two Ca-ea ca-i on »cn r by Ire' jhl to one
lor came c-»»t >f transportation
one, but we murv n-»re t»:e addretnt of eacii ;
pernou tUey are lor.
THE SPEER N. J. WINE C 0 ,j
VINtVARDS, PASSAIC. N. J
ALFftHb .SPKKR, I'RKfi.
So mark* or braodi" a'e on the Boxei '
»tatiuf the n a u.e ol the c«nleat».
How are the boys?
llow are the girls?
Are they well shod?
PureutH »bonld look iDto this mat
ter at once. In a few days the little
ones will be ofi* to Hchool
and they must have shoea.
KM 111)1 IB! TIES?
Ju»t at this time we all want to
make a dollar aH ' ar a 8 possible
and at tbe same time f;et shoos that
will do (rood service and keep the
children's feet warm and dry.
We Are In Great Shape
To Berve jou at thi« time; all oar
(all hLocb has been selected with
great care and we leel safe in Haying
that you can ouy good honest foot
wear cheaper than ever before.
WHIT WE WAIT
want a share of your trade this
fall. Give it to ub and we promise
to take good can* of it. Standing
back of every pair of shoes we Bell,
willing at all ti:ne» to replace any
that are not satisfactory.
The 88c Sale is still on
TAN SHOWS AT YOt'R
Butler's Progressive Shoe House.
2i5 Sooth Main St., BUTLER PA
0. E. MILLER,
KEPA;#IN(I PROMPTLY DONE.
THE HABIT OF
wearing good clothes
is a good habit and
our clothes are good
habits. We want to
help you lorm this
good habit. Begin
now! in a short time
you will be convinced
we have saved you
money and that you
are always dressed in
good taste. Good
taste in dress secures
a cordial recognition
for those who show
it No man can tell
how much injury a
inay do him. Our
handsome new Spring
stock is now ready
for your selection.
of papers in different
styles *for correspondence, box pa
per, tablet* and envelopes to match
I'aj or by the pound or ream
Near I*. OJV 241 S. Main'^St
TUTTLKK. FA., THURSDAY. SE TEMBER 7, 189 G.
Eany to Take
any to Operate
Are features p acullar to Hood's Pills. Small tn
size, tasteless, efficient, thorough As one man
said: " You nt ver know you
have taken a t ill till it Is all _ I I
j over." 25c. C. V. Hood & Co., 111
• Proprietors, i owell, Mass. ~
j The only pilb o take w'.th Hood's Sarsaparilla.
RAILROAD TIME TABLES.
Western °ernsylvama Division.
Schodnle in Effect May 18 ISJK 1 .
South, —' —Week Days
A. M. A. W. A. M. I', y. e. M'
,I'i.ik Leavet;2s suo 11 w 210 s#^
.rv. .Arrivee 54 825 11 43 310
■lc't... " 7 '/* S« 12 07 3a. 551
.;o .-r.ict...,l>eave7 30 «in u u i .e. r,3:1
\ .'-r-'itf Arrive 7 311 s 5 1 ? 12 21 3 4."> ' \ii
T.r.:u;nti 743 901 12 36 35i 007
Sprlutfdale 752 9li 12.JX 402
Ciareraoti. HO7 'j zi> 12 5:1 410 t>27
Sharping 914 931 10l 422 C 32
AllegLeaj city Bis • 41 114 433 G42
A. x. A. M. r. u. I'. M. p. a.
fei. SUA V TRAINS Leave Bunnr lor AHe
(,)»• ny 1 ii> and principal Intern'Tdlate stailoas
7.4 )A. M.. ":30 and /, H) P. M.
North. , Week Days
A. J». A. M. A. »L. r. M. V. M
. Clty..l>k 700 900 1125 300 53i
SIURP-'UIR,- 711 ** 12 1137
i'ltreDauti! fc l9 1145 ....
ittinnaiiaii ,J3 ° 1119 5
1 .!• 732 919 '.2 OS 33<) 607
ttp'i'i 737 »4> 12 13 33) 011
• let \1" 1 1". :< nl 12 23 340 0-2.1
' .alter Jc't Lv 74; J "HI MM 340 . 1
SUi lo l > 12 I "i* •4i
li: 1 '.Kl£ ir. 835 li>3-' 125 43i .1
A. s. A n, r. a. r yt. r .«
SVN'UAV Tit VI <S- :.:ave All-;2beu> 11. f> '
Ualler nml priu -1 !uti-'!i.-1l i""
A. »1.. J230 aud7:i3 i ■!
Wijek Uays For the Ea«t Week 1) ,y .
1 m a. m. a at ni.
245 625 Lv BuTtes... Ar lot; 2 i-'SO
■i .15 727 Ar Uutler Je't Lv V 12 42
'J 40 745 Liv bc.U«r Jo't Ar 040 12
3 i*i 749 Ar Freeport.. L. 9 H«i 12
3 r )t) 7 ~>H " Alleg'y Jc't '• i) 33 12 21
400 804 " Leeciuur/.. " 920 J2Jii
116 821 "l'dalu.n(A>"llo" 9o."» 11 55
445 851 " ?«Koburg "8 37 1132
518 922 • b:»iri>vill« •' 805 11 00
527 930 "jtUirsville la«'n"7 45 10 15
#SO 11 35' Alti.ona "3 40 B',o
100 310 " ii»rn«bu.*g..."l I •'> » 310
430 tt 23 "l J -.indelptiia. 1 ■>•) i 120
a. ir p. in. p. ai i'. in
Tirout:h trains for the o»t.t l«av« I'iit.-
bnrg (Union (Station) ai> follows: — *
Atlantic Ej:pres>*, _,_ dail y.... .3 10 A. iJ.
I'tiiinsylrana Li.uiled " .....7 15 "
liay Express, " .....7 30 "
Main Line Express •' .....8 00 "
Philadelphia Exprans " 430 P. Vf.
Eautorn Express " 705 "
E.i-i Line " 810 "
Kor detailml ialormatioa, a.ldro s The*.
G. WntL, l-'ifH. Agt. WKAturn District, c*r
/ilt:i Ave. tu.d .SmitLiGnld St , Pitt^our,r,
I 'Y. ritiivosT, J. v. WOOD,
Itejora! Manager. Oen'l I'assr, A)?etii.
. |) ITTSHURG & WESTERN
■- Railway. Allegheny Short
Line. Schedule in effect, July 19,
Butler Time, Depart. Arrive
Allegheny Accommodation.. 1 25 am a 25 am
Allegheny Klyer , 8 15 am 10 00 am
Akron Mall 8 16 am 7 30 pm
,N'« w ( iwtle Accomo j * 15 an a 25 am
Allegheny Accomo IO 05 am 12 20 p.n
Allegheny Expreah | 2 55 prn 4 55 pm
("lilcago Expreaa 33t pm: 1 2 20 pm
Allegheny Mill 6 05 pin] 7 <CO pm
hllwood Accomo 6 05 pm 7 :w pm
lea go Express 6 05 pin! 9 25 am
Allegheny fcxprean | x 00 pm
limie and Bradford Mall 10 05 am .1 to pm
narloii Accomo, s 16 pm » 60 am
fox our IF ACCOUIO 1 30 pin H 65 I»»,.
Del'oi'.s - Jol. Accomo 8 15 ami 7 .10 pm
All-glieut Accomo 'lot> am
< r u;o Kxprtas :s 35 pic t s >pm
A -glieny Accomo 805 pmj 4 55 pm
Pullman Buffet rtleeplng t art and <lr*t-cla»ft
•>ay (Joachet lun through Ixitwoen Butler arid
Kor ttirjugh tickets to points lu the Went
North wo*', or SoUthWMt apply to
A. B. CitOUCll, Agent
Train* leave Hie U. 4- O. depot In fiUhu;g
if.r the Ka»t*aßfoll6wa.|
Kor Washington I)' 0., Baltimore, I'hlladel
plilu, ID! Now Vork. 7:30 and a:2o p. rn
'JuinnTlaDd. I;: 40. 7 :30,a.m. 1 :10. *itt> p. in.Con
!»«'.!svllle. #:4 O. 7:3u. a. in. 1.10, 4.30, 4.4.1. 5.'10,
j rn. IJnlontown. 1.10 a. m . I 10. 1.30 . 5.30 p. m.
Union town, Morgai town and Kairmont, 7,30, a,
m. and 5,30 p. m. Ml.l'leaHant C.40, 7.3" a. m.
.10 and 4.30 p in. Washington. I'a , 7.40 and
30 a. in., 4.00,4.45 and a.oe. 11.61 p. m. Wheel
ng. 7.40. and'<.3o 1. in., and 1.00. a.oo. IIJM p,
.. i.'lriUnnatl, St, ./juls, t'olumhua and New
irk. T.UI a. rn., a. 10, 11.55 p, m.
for Chicago, 2.40 and a.30 p. in.
I'arlor ind Bleeping earn to Baltimore Wa*h-
Ington, ''lnclnnutl and Ohlcaro,
11. O. DUNKLK, (Jen. Hupt. Allegheny, I'a
C. W. UAKSKTT, A G.P.A , Allegheny, I'a
It. I'. HKVNOLIIN, H'lpt.. Fox burg, I'a.
MLLE I'ITTSBURG, SHENAN
GO & LAKK KRIE RAILROAD.
TIM K TAUIJK ln elfcot Monday, June
2S, 18WJ. TraitiH are run hy Htandard (Jen
tral Time (00th Meridian).
(iOINIJ NOKTII. (JOINO K'JUTII
10 jI4I 12 HTATIOXB 9111 I I'i
p.n> pm p.m. Arr l,v'ea.m. !a.m. "in.
" 1 ' 4 2
Ji /:| 100 Dunkirk I r, ar. I 4
: a. 11l
7 on. I 42 a 4» E/ e. <i 10 8 35 3 3
<s v." 1 I (m a 15 .Wallace Juiict. «47 a ir> 1 1
0 20 I 041 a 11 (ilrard « 50 C IH 4 I
« aa:n 54 8 ,vj .... Ujckport. ... 7 net a rt I 2
<s 021 17 851 .Oaneevllle. - 7 OH( 9 s»8 4.1
14i 110 2/ air.Coiineaet. Iv.- 1 7 <7T .» 1
: 10 , in lv ;ir ...|lO 221 II »"
< R Ullai....Alb;ou If V 111 9 411 4K7
6 4'ij '2 33 8 ail . Hhadeland... 723 a A3l 4
5 40-12 30 h npringiKiro .. 72" A«| 4.5
5 ?.;I'l2 21 820 . .Oinneanl.vllle.. 7 si 10 03! r a
r, 0- 52 'x. Bon ... Mea'v 'e Jet... H ooj'o 2i,| n 2.1
I (>i, 2 l;-. 8 07 ar. Kxpo.l'ark. |TS 07 10 15 i"ov
1 A'. 10 15 7 K Iv ar 807 ... 1
Iwlo "j 7 20.1 v .Count Lake >o te 4 t>,
. . ||2 1:1 8 10 ar ar 8 IMo AO ft :a
4 20 a 35 « 45, v..Mi-advllle..lv a 3A 4 21
•12 17 8 42,ar ai a 42 li •/» n it
,"*O2 11 ft' 7 4.! . llariHtiiwii..* No 1 0 'M t 4"3
... 'I 4« 7 37 .. Adaumvllle i|o 44 A 4
. 1; ll' 7 27 ... Ongood ,10 (Ml 6C>
21 M :vt 716 ... orccnviHe... « 30|H o/| « 0
1, 18 II 20 70> Hlionaogo It 40,11 2<i #23
1. 1 1,0 V « J", ... Krodonla. 7 o-'i'ii 44 «(j 1
1 it 10 1 1 « .... Mercer 7 2212 OJ 7 U
,nlo2a 11 101 Pardee.. . 7 3aj'2 221 72s
A'JlO 20 •, 'III. . drove < 11, ... 747 12 3.1; 738
. n. 10 fw 64* llarilnvllli- ... 7ah 1 1 2 1. 7
1 * 10 I 'l' HR«IICHIXXI ... HOU '2 .V 7
• ... • H II.'1" HrMiM'iiUMi.ur 7 10112 ....
*l' ... '>r Milliard,,.ly fl 2»|ll lA| ....
I'.. •> .. • • V. ,•. ..7 8 lo|l2 AK"!T 4»
1 i-II !l I.'| A 21J ... II 1 lid .... 8 a-2 I 12 8 (.3
4 I I V 1 61 4 Mil II I'. I 8 Ao| 1 421 B,V 2
2/0 ;2O ~,. MII-GIN-NY, |'I*VVII M 2 vii", ~
2 15 MI I'll Utiurg, BAti 1, O. »> 11. m ..
N'OTK Train No. ) aiait* Irom Kip -ri
linn Park at. 5:1 > a 01. Mondays only. No
'J ruUB til l-;xp.Milioii I'mk Hatii/dav** only.
Tra iiß I • and ifi will run Sunday ■ .1.1
between Ituller and lixpo.inon I'a'k.mak
illK all HIOJI*. |,V llui ler a'. 7:' l 1 a 111 Ite
turnlnx leave Kxpo.iUon I'ark (< p.m.
J. T. 81, AI It. I ieneial Mnuager. Itfenvllle, r,
W . (i. HAW Ii HA NT, It. I'. X., MeadvlUn, I'a
Butler Savings Bank
Capital - - $00,000.30
HurpluH and I'rofitH, $119,263.67
IIKNRY IltOl TVIAN VI «•-!'»
WM. CAMI'BKIX, Jr ranhiu.
LOIJIH H. HTE:N Teller
DlltK'.'roiW-Jonnph 1,. I*urvi«, J. jlcnrv
Tro Lfnari. W. I>. lir.indofi, W. A. Ht ln, J.l H.
lb'- litiMcr Mav.njrt ftank !•» t.tin Oia^Milfhi.nk
In ; Institution in liijtlnr r'outily.
(i< imml ti.LijklfJK bnnliiOHM tranK%ct«)(l
Wi> HOlt< lt iK 'OUfifH of oil I#r4xli4/: ri, m«i -
rarmnm and ottxim.
All ii(4iiii<MH » iifrunf v t to i u will r+j'v. vo
promi't. at.'i nMon.
lilt ri*nt on t.'iijM 'lipoilti
•• ! /. A J- L FLLJ; .V/J
. - ItKMINGTOIT EEO3.
* •'"11 "M I'liul lur lulfxiUjltiii »4 ' .m
[Copyright, ld9o by American Prut** Aosoci*- I
Captain Brandon did not tell Patch
and Robb what he was going to do
with them, so, as they tottered on be
hind the horses, they felt certain that
the ropes about their waist would be
used to hang them when the next hilt
was made While the gags in their
mouths did not prevent their breathing
neither of them could communicate with
the other, nor ask the questions that
were bursting at his sealed lips. With
in an h ur from the time of starting tho
party haltid between Bouton's camp
and the mountains to the south. Iho
captain t the gag from Font Robb's
mouth and a died:
"Do y. ,u want to save your life?"
"You can bet heavy I do," ga.«ped
"There is only one way to do it"—
"Point v, t that way, and I'm your
man," interrupted Robb.
"You lire sure that Black Eagle and
his p. oplo are e/ ming this way?"
"About sh're, captain," replied the
"And that they will have Dr. Blanch
ard with tin ill?"
"That's 'bout the size of it—at least
it lcoks f o to me."
"I want y..n to do exactly what I
command you when we meet up with
Black Eagle and his party. "
"AH right, captain. I'm your man,
bat I want to ax this: Won't you let me
and my go free when you're through
"If you do as I require, I will let you
off for the present. As soon as it is day
light I piop.se to hang your 'pard,' as
you call t!. . renegade cuss who betrayed
us," said the captain sternly.
A "Hist!" from the front and the
sound of hoof» attracted the captain's
"Do as I say," continued Captain
Brandon, who was still near Robb.
"That is Black Eagle and his crowd!
Shout to them to halt!"
On the instant Robb called out:
"Black Eagle, stop!"
"Is that you, Robb?"
"I thought you were on the other side
of the valley. "
"I was, but Bouton called me back. "
"And sent yon after me?"
"What does be want now?"
"He has changed his mind," said
Robb, who was obeying his instrnc
with fine ardor.
"Changed his mind!" echoed the
"Yes; ho wants you to keep on to
Quartz Run, where he'll moot yon in the
morning, and send back tho doctor by
"Are you alone?"
"No. Henry Kyle is with ma "
"Very welL Both come up and I will
give the old white man into youx
The captain whispered to Louis
Kyle, whose form was much llko his;
misled brother♦«> tak'» of
prisoner and to shoot him down if ho'
attempted to play falsa Without »,
word the young man went on, wi.h his
left Land grasping one of the
bound arms and his right hand clnt
ing the stock of his plstoL Lou*
walked boldly up to tho group of In
dians, and in the indistinct light he
recognized the doctor.
"Here is the old white man," said
Black Eagle. "I am sorry you are going
to take him back. "
The doctor rode toward tho two men,
and as he did so one of the Indian'?
horses became restless and plunged
against Louis Kyle and Font Robb. So
sudden and unexp«ietod was the collision
that Kyle was dashed to the ground,
and with a quick bound Robb was in
among the Indiana
"Fire, Bluck Eagle, fLrol We are
surrounded by Brandon's men. Hold on
to the prisoner I"
The astounded chief and his follow
ers did not know what to make of thjs,
but all realized that they were in the
midst of dunger, and quick as a flash
they were oil their horsea
"Louis Kylol Louisl" shouted Cop
Louis had struggled to his feet from
under tho flinty hoofs when Robb saw
him and called out:
"That's one of Brandon's men I Muko
him a prisoner and get back I"
Louis Kyle was seized and dragged
back, just as the captain realized tho
situation and opened Are. In tho mean
time L>r. Dlanohard, unopposed, had
gone over to where his son was stnnding
with the herders.
"Howard! Howard 1'" be called out.
"Here, my father, herel" The young
man ran forward, and in his great de
light fairly lifted his father from tho
saddle anil folded him to his heart its if
he had been a child.
When Howard Hlunohurd started to
greet his father, Patieh, bound though
his arms were and with a gag in his
"Fire., HUuk EtiyU, flrel"
month, at once started off, tho darkness
aiding his flight Kobb was away with
lihick Kagle, and Lmls Kyle was aprls
oner in the same hands. Th« captain
was not long in ascertaining the exact
stateof affairs, and, though he was deep
ly pained at the loss of his young friend,
he reasoned that it would bo unwise to
follow up Itlock Eagle's party.
"This is onrchance," he said 'Hon
ton's party is divided, and if wo hasten
to his camp we can surprise und over
"And free my daughters," said the
doctor, now fully alive to the situation
and its necesslties.
"Let us mount and push on, " urged
All got Into tho saddle, but I/ouls
Kyle's herders refused, one and all, to go
into the valley.
"The danger is but little. There may
lie no fighting at all," said the captain.
"We do not dread the dauKcr, " said
the leader of the herders, a tall, stern
man, "nor do we shrink from battle. "
"Why, then, will you not follow me?
It is but a few miles to yonder fire. "
"We came hither with Louis Kyle.
He is our young master and our ciief.
IHe is and over has been near to oar
htarts,'' said the man Boleniniy
"I know that, and -WVTM he here be
would have jrou obey me. "
"Wore he here we should ob«y yon
without a thought of refusing But he
j is not here, and that is why we must
go How could we enter the valley
wi t re dwell his mother, his father and
his sister and say to them: 'Louis was
ttikeu from liefore our eyes by the rene
gade Lndians under Black Eagle, and
> we dared not follow. Louis would die
! to save others, but we raised not our
hands to save him. No, Captain Bran
j don, though our hearts are good to yon,
a J we cannot remain with you. Even as I
I speak they may be murdering Louis
, Kyle, as they would have murdered this
* | old man. "
"And how long will you follow Black
Eagle?" naked the perplexed captain,
who at that moment was deliberating
about accompanying the herders on what
he considered a fruitless mission.
"Till we all die or rescue him, " was
the heroic reply
The other herders grunted their ap
proval and began impatiently to gather
up their bridle reins.
"Go, then, and may success follow
you Should you meet up with Louis
Kyle, as I pray you may, say that I and
my two friKH''" Q-.-.,
trail till we die or have won. "
The captain waved his hand, and the
borders turned and disappeared on the
trail of Black Eagle and his braves
Bouton was dozing by the campfire
and dreaming over the plans that had
filled his brain during the day He was
Arouse d by f>-< ling a body pushed rudely
against 1 and he started up, expect
ing to find that one of the he.rses had
broken his p;< ket rope and wandered
over to the fire. Great was Bouton's
surprise at seeing before him a man
with a gag in his mouth and his arms
bound. It was not till he had taken out
the gag and cut the cords that he recog
nized in the frightened, half strangled
man before him the renegade Patch.
With an oath Boutou demanded to
know what had happened. Patch gave
It as his belief that a very hot place had
"Kit down, man,and get your breath, "
said Bouton, laying his hand on Hatch's
shoulder and forcing him down. "Sit
down and tell mo all about it. Don't
■speak out loud, for I've just had n devil
of a time trying to quiet those two
Patch did sit down, and after a time
he got his breathing under control and
told his story with considerable clear
ness, though Bouton's impatient ques
tions prevented anything like a consecu
"And Brandon rescued the doctor?"
said Boutou at length.
"Yes. It ull happened just as I told
"Hist I For your lifo, do not s]>eak so
loud. Here! Follow me away from the
fire. We must speak where there is no
danger of being overheard." He led
Patch to the bank of the stream and sat
down beside him under a tree. "Now go
on, but talk low, and for your life after
this tell no one the story. "
Patch told his story with much detail,
nor did Vie neglect to give himself duo
prominence. When he had concluded,
Bouton slapped him on the back.
"Now, Patch, not a word of this to
any one. Do yon understand?"
"You can bet your bottom dollar I do.
I'm up to snuff, I am. The feller that
can keep a stil)<T tongue in his mouth
than me was born dumb.''
' 'Good. Now go and take a sleep. It
will soon Ixi daylight. "
Patch followed tliia advice l>y coiling
up where be was and going to sleep at
once, and Uouton went back to the slum
bering Arc and renamed hi* dozing.
Sim Ullss was awake when Patch
came gasping into camp. Waiting till
Patch nat down, Him, always ready to
play the spy, crept softly oyer to a point
from which ho could hear every word of
tho (Xinversation without being himself
observed. And when, for greater secu
rity, Uouton led Patch to the edge of the
stream, Him followed, and not a word
escaped him. He communicated wluit he
ha/1 heard to his brother, and it was
agreed between them that Him should
make his wuv to l)eadw<**l and tele
graph to his father to come on.
Whijo they were discussing the situ
ation in frightened whispers the sturn
Itegan to pale and tho crests of the
mountains to tho west took on the huo
of fire opals. Beardid figures rose from
the ground in every direction and began
to yawn and stretch themselves. The
hows mid mules, resting with lowered
hips beside the river, began to prick up
their ears und resume their grazing.
The fire* were renewed, and those whose
duty it was to cook set about getting
the morning meal. Henry Kyle went
d'jwn to the river to wash his fwxi an''
hands. He bent over a mlrrorlike ex
panse under the Hhade of a bush, and
he was horrlllixl at the expression of his
own face. It was so aged, ghastly and
haggard He had not slept much, and
it seemed to him that he could never
sleep again. His mother was ever in his
mind, or when he was not thinking of
her he was troubled about the prisoners,
and he cursed liii.'i,.elf for the part he
had taken in their capture. Having
bathed, lie return* d to the campflre,
and though it was out of his way he
passed noar tho tree under which Alice
and Clara w< re sitting. The former did
not raise her white face. There was no
need to do so. Hecould see the unutter
able anguish of it* expression, and
again lie mentally cursed h inself. lie
loved Alice Bl; i . I v. Jth nil the
fervor and bllndii< iof h h Impulsive
nature, and h< i ria d t!int when she
w<ks wholly urul i 1 , ■otion he
eoold win lior. liu ' l.firned his
mistake. Ho looked ate- >n an in
dellniu way, us one prooecujM,.l stares
into space. He saw the slender, girlish
fhfure and the Slid, wonderiiiK eyes, and
he staggered back and woke up to a
realization of the situation. He could
have sworn for the moment that his sis
ter Nora was before him. hike one
fascinated and moving iiKuinst a weak
eniiiK will, he went over and with un
covered head sto<id lieforo the sisl< rs.
Ht.lll Alice never look««1 up. Him could
riot have b>-en aware of his pies. nee.
The terrible grief In her brave, pure
heart controlled every thought < f her
brain. Tim iutrovcrt«*l look could lake
no cognizance of the external world
Hhe did not roturn his t>oW. mude no
»iKU to indicate thut she wan aware of
his presence, but she was thrilled when
he fell on his knees runl said with a
"For Cod's sake, lot me speak to
"Hjnak," replied Clara. "We are
helpless to prevent you."
"I do not blame you for hating me,"
he stammered .md rising stood with de
jected hciid. "I, and 1 alone, am to
blame fur tln» mlsf'rrtune that has 1<«-
fnih il you In my heart, which Is not yet
wholly dead to the early teaching* of a
Veil liclovcd mother, I realize my owu
degradation, and I come to offer yoti my
"Your aid! You offer your nidi" said
Alice in low, sad tones that .pierced him
like knife thrusts.
"That is what 1 said, and I will die
befogy 1 break ny "
"Your word!" In this there was an
"l do nut blame yon for doubting it.
I haw doutf everything to wake mymtQ
and my promises despicable In your
eves. But Kry mo and trust me. Let m«
know how Z can help you. "
"Truly, you must be anxious. "
"I aru. "
"Then yon mast be blind If you can
r'+ see what we want, " she said, avert
ing her r.-d waving her hand as if
"You IUV right, - r'T'^hitrd,"
said Henry, slowly taking a U«.i>., ~rd
step. "I ought not to hav. asked that
question. I should have done something'
to beget confidence before making an
offer of my services. Your father"—
He was about to add "is gone," but
Alice interrupted him and in a way
that start led him as he had never been
startled in his life.
"Do yon dare to sjieak of the man yon
have so vilely betrayed? Do yon come to
wring our hearts with a fresh agony and
taunt us with our helplessness"—
"I cannot blame you, I eonnot blame
you," said Kyle in a ehoking voice.
"Still will I obey the better impulse of
He turned as if in obedience to her
imperative gesture and walked slowly
Uc turned and walked »l<ncly hack.
back to where Bouton and his gang
were grouped When lie hud gone oat of
hearing, Clara, who had followed him
with her eyes, turned to her sister and
"Alice, I think we might trust that
"Trust him?" repeated Alica
"And you, with a memory, suggest
such a thought?"
"But he seems to have changed. It
may lie that he has repented and is anx
ious to help us."
"Anxious to help us? Have we done
anything to prevent his helping us if he
has that desire? Why should ho come
bore to ask what wo need? Is he igno
rant of our wants?"
Patch came over at this juncture with
their breakfast and set it before them,
then sneaked back to a place from
which ho could watch, and he saw that
they left it untasted. Immediatlcy after
breakfast Sim Bliss and his brother
drew Bouton to one side, and the fanner
"Tom is going to start for Deadwood
"What for?" asked tho amazed Bou
' 'He is going to telegraph east for
"That ain't u bad idea. Wo need
money very much. When will he come
"In a week or ten days. "
"With the cash?"
"I hope BO." replied Kim
"Very well, nnything I can do to
help him let me know. Of course he'll
have sense enough not to tell where I
am if he meets any one anxious to
Tom assured Bouton that he knew
what he was about, and that he could
keep a quiet tongue in tho interest of
his friends. The result of this agree
ment was that before noon Torn Bliss,
well monnted and armed, was on the
way to Deadwood.
During the morning Bouton told
Henry Kyle that he was going to find
Captain Brandon, at tho same time de
siring Henry to remain with the ladies.
Then Bouton lay down to sleep in an
ticipation of a long night ride. He had
not slept long when lie was awakened
by Patch, who informed him that <me
of Bluek Eagle's Indians had 001110 In.
Bouton got up and questioned the In
dian, who told him that he had seen
Captain Brandon and the Prophet to
Tho Indian was right. The Prophet
and Captain Brandon had counted their
forces. On hearing of Louis Kyle's cap
ture, the Prophet set out on foot alone
to rc»cuo him and came within a couple
of miles of Black Eagle's warriors bo
foro night He kept on, nor haulted for
breath or in doubt about the way, until
hestiMsl on the rim of Kyle's valley and
saw far beneath him tho stars reflected
in the placid lake.
"They are coming. I hear them far
behind I have outstripped them as 1
would the wind on such a mission."
Down tho steep hills the Prophet sped
to the lneudowlike expanse that in the
funlight looked like a great emerald in
the granite setting of the mountains. As
he noared tho house, the location marktsl
by the darker ontlines of the surround
ing tr<sm, the resting cattle started up In
alarm and the deep baying of a hound
was heard in front.
"Down,dog! down!" said the Prophet
us the dog come fiercely toward him.
Tho flog obeyed and slunk in ahcuii as if
ashamed of Ills mistake. The Prophet
ran up to the house and heat with his
clinched (Ist oil the door.
"Who is there?" demanded Valentin#
Kyle from within.
"I—I— A friend," was the reply.
"Men call me DiUiiel the I'rophet.
Arise! Awake! The Philistines are iu
the hills, and they come this way with
the speed of a mountain torrent and the
destruction of a prairie lire. Up, Valen
tine Kyle! Up, for the sake of your
home, your wife, and your daughter!"
Htill, as he h|m>ke the Prophet contin
ued his isiUudiiiK on the door, and the
echoes round about. t4*ik lip the hollow
sound. In a few minutes the door was
o|s<n<d, and Valentine Kyle uppeured
shading a light and bending forward to
get a sight of his visitor. When his eyes
Ls-canie accustomed to the gloom, he
discovered the weird, glKiuitic form of
the Prophet, and he drew back, with
his hand on tin- pistol he had hastily
fastern <1 to his waist.
"Kcor not," cried the I'rophet. "In
Hod's name, believe I um a friend."
"I do. Knter and tell us your mis
"1 have no time to sit down, nor
huve you time to hear me. Houton and
his gang even as ! m|m ak are entering
"KnteriiiK my valley?"
"Even as I tell tin*'. "
"Why does the wolf enter your folds?
lie comes for plunder or worse Mark
to the hurkinxof your hound! The wind
sweeps this way ami he has scented
them. Call your daughter, secure your
arms and follow rne with your wife
Ilelay not; a minute may Is- worth a
Those mam wucde can give no idea < i
the effect v«f the Prophet's uuuuiif. It
7«i simply Irresistible, and, with tt
wouuui's quick apprehension, Mrs
fiy le saw that he spoke with ruasou and
felt that It would be wise to obey hiiu.
"L«et as follow the Prophet, hue
band, '' she said eagerly. "No harm can
oome of it, for we haw ever heard <.f
him a« a good man. "
Valentine Kyle lvad oome to the mil
cluskni that it win not a false alarm
and wan hastily puttmg on his equip
ments when his daughter Nora, the In
dian girl Ku&hat, tuid an old herder
o&me rushing in. The herder called otit:
'"HIMV are horsemen In our valley,
and they an 1 galloping this way!"
"That is Boutou's gang. " said the
Prophet '' Hurry! For your li VI A, hurry!''
In less time than it takes to dewribe
it Mrs. Kyle and her daughter threw on
such covers as they found handy, Mr.
Kyle extinguished the light, and all
went out. If Valentine Kyle had enter
tained any doubts about the vicinity <-f a
considerable body at horsemen, they
vanished after he had been a minute in
the open air. His ears told him. jhat
they were not 800 yards away.
"Follow me," he whispered. "I know
every place of concealment üb*ut the
With his riflw in his left hand and his
ir ~i„ , T"?'"® *° light, Valentine
Kushat, ■^ a^T d by NorU HD<l
dian herder brought up the rear.
A few hundred yards back of the bouse
the foothill of the highest mountain in
sight was broken into ravines and made
up of rock heaps that looked at a little
distance like the ruins of a mighty tem
ple. Here in the long ago Valentine Kyle
had often played with his beys and his
baby daughter. At the present time a
few of the more open spaevs were used
as corrals for the sheep, but there was
not a nook in it that Mr. Kyle and any
of his family could not have found
"We iuv Kafc here for the present, I
think. Lot us wait. I hear them call
ing," said Mr. Kj-le.
They stopjieil in a little glen that
seemed t<> t>e roofed by a projecting
rock, for there van only a narrow strip
overhead through which tho stars could
They heard the clinking of arms, the
stamping and punt ing < f li<uses that had
been hard ridden und the pounding
on the walls of the log house.
"Hello! Hello in there!"
"That's Bouton's voice," said the
"Open up!" in a louder and more im
peratives voice. "Open up, orwe'll break
in the doors!"
"Start a fire," shouted one of the
men, "and burn them oat"
"Let mo go back to a pomt where I
can talk witli those demons without ex
posing your place of concealment, " said
Valentino Kyle was about to pro tent
against this, but l*>fore he could do so
the Prophet hud vanished. He hurried
in the direction of the outlaws, ami
when he thought they coold hear him he
"I am lien 1 , Bouton, to answer for
"You! Who are you?" asked Bouton,
and the noise and tho shouting ceased
"Do you not know, O firstborn of
"You are the Prophet!" gasped Bou
"From thy falso lips tho truth has
fallen for once. I came to wuru the in
nocent of thy w ickod designs. "
~ "Of my designs?" repeated Bouton.
His whole nature was superstitions, and
at tliat moment he felt that the Prophet *
fabulous gift was indeed a mility and
A ehut from IKe Prophet'* rifle ttrtUKal
)ilin at Houtvn'B fed.
thut by sume occult means he hud dis
oovered his secret It would not do to
Oomuiuniouto his fears to his etjuully
superstitious companions, ho lie mode up
his mind to put a tsjld face on It.
"Aye, thy designs. Think yoo not that
[ nau read your purpose?"
"When did you come hero?"
"That matters not."
"You wore with tho immigrunts this
morning," said Bouton, recalling his
"Yitt, anil with Black Eagle tonight. "
"With Illnck Eagle?"
"Even ho. But why should 1 exchange
words with thee, O most cruel of mon
•Hie Prophet stopped tho use of tho
irwind uerson slmrular. a sure siirn that
hi* spiritual nuture win sinking for tlio
time Into abeyance, and continued:
"You oomo to the nest, but the birds
have llown, and tho cruel hunter that
follows them must carry his life in his
"There Is still plunder in live nest,"
said the outlaw, maddened at being
checkmated. "(Jloan out tho house there!
Apply the torch!" he sliouted to his men.
"The liKht will show us the way to the
corrals. Tho fut herds cf lCyle's valley
will bo welcome to our /riond."
A cheer answered this command, and
at once tho work of destruction began.
One of the men oubddc lit a torch, but
he did not long survive to lament his
rashness, for a shot from tho Prophet's
rifle stretched him at Bouton's feet.
Tills incensed the outlaws, and one of
them, more impetuous than his compan
ions, picked up the hlacing torch and
hurlod It into tho house. In u few mln
uteH the lmilding loomed out of the
darkness and a cruel red light (lashed In
(joing hack, the i'roph<<t said:
"Hoe, Valentine Kyle, your liyuso is
oil lire! It is but a Speedier form of the
ruin that must come to every temple
erected by human hand*"
"it was the only home left mo in the
wide world," sohls'd the hcurtbroken
"Nay, sjieak not so. I have a valley
more Is'uutiful though not so extensive
as yours, and I have n home that ull the
torches that ever Hashed could not burn
down. Fear not for tho cold or the hun
ger ; my ravens will bring us fr*sl, " said
the I'rophet with eontanions energy
Till* i not the year for stay-at-home
roe.* ('OHM out and help to nave the
t'llAtttM am Klkln lunndi ths nlnrm
itKnloti Kepnhllmn upntlijr It should not
lie permitted to exist In a single olsrtlou
district lu ths stats A good light this
year will uull'J* all hands to a rest asxt
Words to the Farmer* Regard
ing the Effects of Depreci
FRAUD ON THE COMMUNITY.
Sentiments of the Great Com
moner That Apply to the
AN APPEAL TO THE POOB.
"Whwtir Attempt* Under Whatever
Popular Cry to Shake the Stability of
the Fubllo Currency, Bring on Distress
la Money Matter* and Drive the Coun
try Into the CM of Depreciated Money,
Rtabs Yonr Internet and Tour Uappl
■«H to the Heart."
If any farmer thinks that ha Is jr-irig to
do all selling and no buying or th .» he is
going to soil more than he buys, an.'. ;hus
predated and fluctuating currency, we
commend to him the following words of
"Sir. I pronounce the author of such
sentiments to lw guilty of attempting a
detestable fraud on the community; a
double fraud; a fraud which Is to cheat
men out of their property and out of the
earnings of their labor by first cheating
them out of their misunderstanding.
" ' The natural hatred of the poor to the
rich.' sir. It shall not be till the last mo
ment of my existence; it shall only bo
when I am drawn to the verge of oblivion,
when I shall cease to have respect or affec
tion for anything on earth, that I will be
lieve the people of the United Slates cap
able of being effectually deluded, cajoled
and driven about In herds by suoh abom
inable frauds as this. If they shall sink
to that point, If they so far cease to be
men as to yield to such pretenses and suoh
olainor. they will 1m slaves already ; 'slaves
to their own passions, slaves to the fraud
and knavery of pretendod friends.
" 'The national hatred of the poor aganst
the rich.' 'The danger of a moneyed aris
tocracy. ' Kir, I admonish the people against
the object o( cries likes theee. 1 admonish
every Intelligent laborer In the country to
be on his guard against such delusions. I
tell him the attempt is to play off his pa»
slons against his interests, and to prevail
on him in the name of liberty to destroy
all the fruits of liborty, In the name of
patriotism to In jure and a Allot hli country,
In the name of his own independence to
destroy that very Independence, and make
him a beggar and a slave.
"Has hu a dollar)' He is advised to do
that which will destroy h:df its value. Has
he hands to labor? Let him rather fold
thum and sit still than be pushed on by
fraud and arr.tllce to support measures
which will under his labor uselees and
"Sir, the vory mau of all others who has
the deepest Interest In a sound currency,
who suffers most by mischievous legisla
tion In monoy matters, is the man who
earns hi* daily bread by his dally toll. A
depreciated currency, sudden changes of
prices, paper money falling between morn
ing and no<>n, and falling still lower be
tween noon and night—these things con
stitute the very harvest time of specu
lators, and of the whole raoo of those who
are at once Idle anil crafty, and of that
other race, too, the Catillnes of nil times,
marked so as to bo known forever, by one
stroke of the historian's pen, 'those greedy
of other men's property and prodigal of
their own '
"Capitalists t<>o, may outlive such
times; t!my may either prey on tho earn
ings d 1 l.i lt- v by their cent, por cent., or
they may hourd. Hut the laboring man,
what can ho hoard? Preying on nobody,
he become* tile prwy of all. His property
In in Ills hands. His reliance, his fund,
his productive freehold, his all, Is his la
bor. Whether he work on his own small
capital or another's, his living Is stUl
earnud by his Industry; and when the
money of the country becomes depreciated
or deist sod, whether It l>o adulterated coin
or paper without credit, that industry Is
robbed of Its reward. He then labors for
aoountry whose laws cheat him out of
" I would say to every owner of ovsry
quarter section of lund In the west, I
would say to every man In the oast who
follows his own plow, and to every me
chanic, artisan and laborer In every olty
In the country—l would say to every
man everywhere who wishes by honest
means to gain an honest living, 1 Beware
of wolves in sheeps' clothing. Whoever
attempts tinder whatever popular cry, to
shako the stability of the public currenoy,
bring on distress In money matters and
drive the country Into the use of depre
ciated money, stabs your Interest and your
happiness to tho heart.' "
rROI'EKTY AND INI)IHIRT.
Property l» the fruit of labor. Property
I* desirable, W a positive good In the
world. That some should be rleh shows
that others may become rich, and hence Is
encouragement to Industry and enterprise.
Lit no man who la homeless pull down the
house of another, but let him worh dili
gently anil ballil one for himself, thus, by
example, ussiirln* that Ills own shall be
eafii from violence when It Is bplll,"-
lias Been Restored.
When tho free coiners lalk about the
uecesslty of restoring silver to the position
that It occupied prior to 1678, thsy Ignore
the fact that tho govorumsnt has done
that very thing llfty times over by the
coinage of more than fifty times as many
silver dollars as wero coined In ths whole
pruvloui history of the country.—Forest
VKRMONT has set an example that PooO
sylvanla should follow
FUOM present Indications Chairman El
kin's desire to have evjry Republican Vote
registered at the polls In November will
Tint late mwiretnry of the treasury, Will
lam Wlndoin, said almost With his dying
breath, "As |s?lsou In the blood permeates
arteries, veins, nerves, brain and heart,
anil speedily brings paralysis or death, SO
does a debased and fluctuating currency
permeate all ths arteries of trade, para
| lyse all kinds of business, and bring fl'lif
ter to all olasses of people."
'i'UK national Republican committee has
decided that all persons or clubs In Penn
sylvania desiring literature or other oanr
istlgu material must apply for It through
the stitle organisation. Every few days •
batch of Pennsylvania letters which havo
lieen received by the national romialttao
are turned over to the chairman of tho
state committee for bSs consideration.
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