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QadthIL Resjjer; h--.,V oo-ex. ie 1 a "HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF T1N .IT .ATBR!ING GLAD TIDINGS OF GOOD THINGSI"r D M--rear Am, i am. VOLUME L -NEW ORLEANS, SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 1,i88. NUMBER 10. ummu snr am a mrm Ico .- . , moet o,~i e..eted. A,.. -". - 1.. m ORxLEaNS. SRUt &y, APRBI. 1t ts. S [Frrom Kehle'sthrptiaa Year.] AN _ D_ AY. And as they were afraid and bowed down their faces to tn earth, shey-slid unto deem " Wh see ye'the living egass aýth ea He de not beea , but rrss ',9t Lae zzl, . - Oh dy ofda shall hearts set free N__. "miaretraptre" find tfe Theet Thenu art the Sn of other days They shine by giving back thy rays: Enthroned in thy soveeigo peyre Tho shedd'st thy light aon 51th. year; Sendays by Thee more glorious break, a- nd Easter Day in every week: And week days, followin in their train, The fullness of ~ hy b _esi gin Till all both reton and empoy'r Be one Lord's day of holy poy. Then wake, m soul. to bigh4elsres, And arlier l/at thine altar fires: The world some bours-las her way. Nor thinks on thee, thao blese day, Or, if she thnks,. it is in scorn : The vernal light of Eastor morn To her dark gae no brighter seems Thin Reasn's or the Lw's pale beams. "' Where is your Lord f" she scornful asks: " Where Is His hiret we knowHs tashks !]v of a king ye bost to he; l Let us your crowns and treasures see." We In the words of truth reply, ( An angel brought them itrem the sky,) Our-crown, our tresunre t not here, 'Tin stotld above the highest sphere- i Methtnks your wisdom gidea nma, To seek on earth a Christian's blaiss; We watch not now the lifelmstonsam n Oa only Yaorfdrp~se·riaeeaanffsnne.._- b Yet even the lifeless stone is dear For thoughts of Him who late lay here; Ands the beee world, now Christ bath dIed, 0 ro h Ennobler istanl, aIornid a ---a ,o more a charnel-house, to feree fi The reliser of lost innoenee, A yvaut of ruin and decay;- th Th' imprisoning stone is roll'd away: t 'Tis now a cell, where angels use S To come and go with heavenly news, And in the ears of mourners asy, wr "Come, see the place where Jeasus lay :'" - Ti now a fans, where love can find it Christ eve where embalm'd and shrin'd at Aye gatherulg up memorials sweet, c - Where'er she sets her duteous feet. he - Oh! Jt to Mary first allowed, th When roused from weeping oer Hias hroud, By his own calm. soul.soothlin tone, all Breathing her name as still His own. o a Joy to the faithful Three renewed, lie As their glad errand they pursued! tHapp. who so Christ's word convey, ho Thato e may meetthem on their way! wl ro is istill : to holy tears, ta In lonely hours, Christ r ten appears: un sosel boms, who Christ would see, we Must turn all tasks to Charity. to S From the Cath olcdrld.] , NELLIE - NETTERVILLE ; ro S h-e on, -eel ONE OF THE TRANSPLANTED. thh - life ChAIP TER II. n n The run hall by this time nearly penetrated' t through the heavy fog, which had hung since ot early dawn like at vail over the valley; and a'ia Just as Nellie reaclled the foot of the path lead- ape ing straight up to the castle, it fairly broke A through every olbstacle, and cast a gleam of wintry sunshine on her face. That fa&e1 once v seen, was not one to lie easily forgotten. The bin f'eature were almost, an-ll yet not quite classic sav in their beauty, gaining- in expression what irn they lot in regularity; and tile frequent ming- the hug, by intermarriages, f Celtic blood with as i that of her old Norman race, had riven Nellie the that-most especial characteristi, of Irish beau-n ty-hair black and glossy as the raven's wing, we' with eves blue as the dark, double violet, and bitt looking even bluer and darker than they were wai lay nature through the abundance of the long, falti ailken lahshes, tile name color as her hair, which yeat tringed thes,. 'ihe carried her saenrll, beautiful- stre ly-formed hol.,: with the grace and spirit of a is lo yolng antelolpe. and thlere was something of ter tinllmess even inl the elastiejightness of her heai alovenits. wlhieh g;v'e an idea of energy and tree decision nelt ·eaturallyto he looked for in one cem eo yvoung lltd girlish. both as to form and fea- to w tllre. ier tighlt-fitting robe of dlark and strong pole mluaterial, ticnughl evidently merely adopted for swoc t hei colnvenience of traveling, rather set off than re d'etra'cted t'rola tihe beauty of her form; and e ,ver it huing that lonug, loose Mnntleof blhe cloth a at wlit.hl seems time otis of iainid, to lave been a be', -tIi_!'rite garlenlnt with the Irislh. It was fas te'nde at the throa;t by ita brooch of goldl. carions will :and valuable even then tir its evident antiquni- hin ty; and with its broad, graceful folds falling safel .a her feet, tlled its hoodl drawn forward over wit her headl, nacl tlhrowing her sweet, sad face stro olneallwaalt illta shladow-, gave her at that nm- coals allu'lt, Ias tilh,' sallll loele to\'n uillhne her, tle very us looak andl exla,'.asie of a Mater Dolorosa. rend Ten liaenust ' a' aplil walking-np a path, whicb she looked mcore like anu ir'regular staircase cut hota, thclmgh the ruck and turf-monld than a way to us worn gradually Iy thle pressure of men's feet, s ,roltght lher to the platform Ul-ou-whieh the mots castle stood. lace Moated ande circumvallated toward the south- here and west, whlich were easy of access from the howl tlat lands beyoncd, Nettervihle was comparative- be, a ly defenseless on the side from whence Nellie has f now approachiedit; itis builders and inhabi- A tants having evidently considered the deep dang stream and valloy which lay beneath as a sef- casti licient protection against their enemies. who The great gate stood looking eastward, and and Nellie conld see from the spot where she halted hes ,that all the preparations for her approaehing L. Journey were alreedy almost Completed. A eouple of sorry-looking nags,(gsrrants tIe iri Nwould' have called tiem,) one with,. pallie firmly fixed behind the saddle were being led dslowly u.p and down in readines for seir riders. Little sorrowful groups of the Irish de-. pe pegts of the sfamily too here and there- I races uponahe terraces, weU (faithful to thejast F the as. they ever w.re in those days) to give one parting glance and one sorrwful, long fare- t well to their-deposed chieftain ad his heiress; I and a little furtherofl like hrwks hovering t around their prey, might be seen a band of those iron-handed, iron-hearted men in whose favor the transplantation of the present owners o of the coil had been decreed, and who had h been set.there, half to watch and half to en force departure, should anything like evaseop h or resisatance be attempte. Something very like n angry frown clouded Nellie's brow as h she caught sight of these men for whose benefit s she was being robbed of her inheritance; but, ac unwilling to indulge such evil feelings, she suf- se fered her gsaze to pass quietly beyond them un- w til it rested once more on the streamlet and e valley as they stretched eastward toward te sea. Just then- some one tapped her on the a shoulder, and, turning sharply round, Nellie found herself confronted by a woman not many h years older, probably, than herself, but with a IH ace upon which, beautiful as it was, the early sa indulgence of wild passions had stamped a se look of premature dec.ay. of " What would you with me ." said Nellie, he surrised at the familiarity of the salutation, of and not in the least recognizing the person he who had been guilty of it. "I know yo not. "a What do you want with me t" Oh! little or nothing," said the other, in a lhi harsh and taunting voice ; "little er nothing, my fair youug mistress-heiress, that has been, hie ofthe house of'Netterville--inly I thought th at tht may be, you could say if the old mistress will of be after going with you into exile. Tfey-fold to me she was," she added, with a gesture toward su the soldiers ; "and yet, as far-as I can see, only Ma one of the garrans ham a pillion to its back. hol cBt -ma y-rbe -ell be for b -ng a N h at "1 have already said," Nellie coldlyaneed, da for she neither liked the matter nor the manner of the woman's speech; "I have alre aid th that I know you not, and, in all likelihood, ric neither does my mother. Why, tlerefo s,"do rig you ask the question " foal "Because I t hope it!" said the woman, with and -such a look of hatred on her face that Nellie ay, involultarly.reeoiled a step-" because dfl ra bro it; and then; perhaps, when she is houseless evil and hungry herself, she will remember that " cold December night when she drove me from edl, her door, to sleep, for all that she cared under mot the shelter of the whin-bushes in the valley." tha "If nly mother, good and gentle as she is to bt. all, ever acted as yon say she did, undoubtedlly, her she had wise and sufficient reasons for it," Nel- thin lie coldly answered. - .st " Undoubtedly-good and sufficient reasons the had she, and so, for that matter, had I too, co when I put my heavy curse upon her and all pine her breed, retorted the girl, with a corse and then taunting laugh. "And see how it has come to whia work," she added wildly-" see how it has come man to work ! tay, ay-s--e'll mind it when it is too over late, I doubt iert and will think twice before you she lets loose her Saxon pride to flout a poor aga body for only asking a night's shelter under her her' root. h oof! she'll soon have no roof for herself, sible I guess; but if ever has one again, she'll think a -better of it, I doubt not." eque "She will think next 'e just what she vent thought last timne-that so long as you lead the and i life you lead at present, you would not, though ". syou were a princes, be fitting company for t all lowest scullion in her kitchen." y ' Thus slpoke a grave, sweet voice (mt Nellie's) far e close at t woman's elbow. She started, as if had I a'wasp had stung her, andm turnedutoward-the maul speaker. whoa a A tall lady, dressed in widow's weeds, with of ca f a pale face and eyes weary, it almost seemed, (and Sith sorrow, had approached quietly from be-- could thind, and overlearing the girl's defiant speech, "N saved Nellie the trouble of an answer by that word t firm yet womanly response. Then assng to flly the front, she put her arm round Nellie's waist "See as if to protect her from the very presence of ladys the oher, autd drewn- her iaway, saying: never " Come along, my ldaughter; the morning "Li wears upnoc., and these long delays do but cut- her I I bittcer Ipartings. Your grandfather is already that1 I waiting. ltemenper, Nellie," she added in a outlih faltering ice1 , -'--that hlie, -with his seventy sheril years, will Ie almost as dependent upoln our haver strength andl energyv as you can be on his. He that n is ioy dead lhusband's father, uand therefore; ,'af- worse ter a loing cnd bitter struggle with miy own le, al heart, I hnave dcevotecld you, nay owl, nld onali'-foe treasure, to Ice his best suplport andi help ue) foetuc comfort in the long and unsea.ccnahlll] journey Ipray to which the cruelty of our conlquerors has col,- hearts pel'et himn. I trust- trust in (od acnd his o suit sweet Mother thati shaLll see Ino cailse later to all wl relpent mo of this decision !" - ind p Nellie drew a little cloher to lher mother, andl the pc a strange fitnll"uess of explression pmassedi over once v h'r young fIece as shte answeredt clquietly: coiu-ii My ocwt unlsclfisi u,)ther, coulat nut that I wise. will 1e all-son and dauglrttr hIoth iii one--to westw hinu ; aiid fear not I (dc) beseech you, for our our fri safety. \Vhit thoi h he has scctn his seventy tweet winte-s, and I but barely seventteen! We are therefc strong aild healthy, both of us; uud with clean to pea( colrsctences (which is more thain our foes can where boast oft) and goodl wits, I doubt not we shall me eve reach o1r dcestiuntion safely. Destination-!" ' prnais she repe:ted bitterly-" cy, destination ; for may li lionm,' in an'-sense of the word, it never can he to her, to us." know "'S ay not so. nay Nellie-- ay not so," said her take a mother gently. "Home, after all, is only the Promis place where we garner up our treasures; and, Hamis] therefore, in the spot where I may rejoin you "I s, however wild and desolate it otherwise shal blessed ibe, sma heart, at all events, will aeknowledg'y ; for has found itn Isme I" probab As they thus.cinferred together, mother and though daughter had been moving slowly toward the- -dangt castle, in absolute forgetiblnees of the wo-/na chancel who had originally made a third in the group, save s and who was still folio at a little distance. of P p She stopped, however, on discovering that they had no Intentionofmaking hers sharerin their keen fo or sir "ethe second time you have flouted e, good [ish de- mda! Well, well, the third is thec wo andl d ther then it will he my tuarn. See If I do not mak a theat you rue-eit I 1 Ive one Shaking her fiet as she spoke, aavaelry h g fare- the ar,e turnedher back upon NettervilUe l heiress; tower, a.drushed down alpth leading directly ad i ering to the river. 1 whose proachedthe catlerý tes, a young man came tl owners out to meet them, and, witialook and bearin v o had half-way between that of an intelligent and st Sto n- trusted servat and a petted follower, said 10 hvasiop hurriedly: g ver ' My lo.rd grows impatient, madam. He"says a arow as he is ready t depart at once, and that the benefit sooner itis done the better. And, in troth, Iof e.; but, am mchofh me ay of thinking my wn ex he suf- self;" he added, with that sort of grim severity we em n- which some-men seem almost naturally to Is- wi et and sume the moment thr feel themselves in da- tic rdthe ger of giving way to grief, in the womanly on the asion of tears. tin N Hamish was of the same age a Nellie, though his many he looked and felt at least eight years older, the with a He was her foster-brother, as we have already ads Searly said, and had been her companion in the nur- lik ped a ry; but as war nd poverty thinned the ranks of followers attached to the house of Netterville, it Nellie, he had been gradually advanced from one post ma ration, of confidence to another, until, young ashe was, hen person he united the various duties of 'bailif or up Snot. "steward," as it would "be called in Ireland- rea major-domo or butler, valet, aud footman, all in con r, in a his own roper person. T thing, "True, said Mrs. Netterville, In answer to tha been, his communication,," too true. Every moment hel t that that he lingersnow will be but a fresh barbing ter Swill ofte arinw Ctome, my Nellie, let us hasten He rtold taniodr grandfather. Would that I could per ing award suade him to take Hamish with him instead of denl only Mat, who has little strength and 'less wit to bck hell you in such a journey. I should be far more the at ease, both on l is acount and yours, my rerd, dau bter." Wil asner 'haix, madam, and it was just that- same da Snoaid that I was thinking to myself a whilet ago," in hood, cried CHamsh eagery. "Sure who has a better intlh ',doe right teg .with Mistress Nellie than herown foster-brother i And am I not strong enough, torit with and more than willing enough to ight for her- meir lelie ay, and to die for her too, if any of them black- " brewed hypocrites should dare for to cast their that ileas evil eyes upon her or the old master" Are that "Strong enough and brave enough - undoubt- met from edly you are," said Nellie, speaking before her dan1 under mother could reply, "andl .true-hearted more ing, .'" than enough, my dlear foster-brother, are you; 41 is to but, if only for ihat very reason, you must stay dcci, edlyhere to hell)p and comfort niy dear mother. Be. ran Nel think you, Hamnish, hers is, in truth, the hard= lath, eat lot oit any. We shall have but to endure her sons the weariluest of long travel; she will have to More too, contend with the insolence of nmet in high lowe: Sall places-yea, and perhalps even to dispute with Nelli and them, day by day, and hour by hour, for that allit ieto which is .her rightful due alt ours. This is lawla ome man's, work, not woman's ; and a man, more- her. too over, quick-witted and fearing no one. Will powe afore you not be that man, Hamish, to stand by her Lot poor against the tyrant and oppressor, and-to act for fair f her her whenever snid wherever .t may be impos- reluc sel; ible for her to act for herself f" " It link Hamish would have answered with a fervor as yns equal to her own, but Mistress Netterville pre. give she vented him by say'ingwith a mingling of grief way" the and impatience in her manner : H "uh It is in vain to talk to youNellie ! You have a the all your grandfather's stiff-necked notions on and Is this subject. Nevertheless, it would have been saddle ie's) far more to my real contentment if he and you grew is if had yielded to my wishes, seeing that there is and s the many a one still left among our dependents to to Ha whom, on a pinch I could entrust the care both that b ith of cattle and of household gear, and but one main led, (and that is Hamish) to whom willingly I blanc, be- could confide my child." iery. "ch, "Now, may Heaven bless you for that very he ver hat word, madam," cried Hamish eagerly aud grate- and lit to fully; and then turning to Nellie, he went on: effort ist, See now, Mistress Nellie, see now. when her cred it of ladyship herself Inas said it-surely you. would that h never think of going contrary to her wishes!" ing fr lug "Listen tome, IHamnish," sauid Nellie, lulttig horse's ma- her lhand on-his shoulder andl standing still, so ward 1 Lily that her mother uiconsciouslyv novedul o with- I' 'ked a out her. "Ever since that vweary day when the Iat iitl1 ity sheriff ca:tue here to- informn us of our filte, I af; te ar have had l t strsaga', ucoiulnfortablh forebodling I',, He that my mIother will eioa lind heril-T in even a lii,,l i at- worse pIlight than ours. A woniialn, as shte will winoi I ri libe, alonue ral ifri'aiclh.ass--fxiena il"l arouindl her nlltliv Il --foenmen ldomiciled even' in her householdl- sturldy i fo'nlei'l, the wolsveii d ruea l eul'hst of llly, with sevauti icy prayer on their lips anda hyplocrisy in their " ta hn- learts, atal ai strong swordl at their hilas, ready trying is io smlite andu slay, ias they tlht.a-lsves express it, slieakir to all who oppose taait wicked lusting fior wealtlh tao lik and power which they so I,liiily muistake ifor ny wi ld thle lolfltilltings of at gotod slirit! With its, adued 1 'ir once v..-have bhtailnaed our certilieate fromi tihe hotnt a coillllissionteris at Louglire:., it will be for othe- roch I wiase. Eiach step we lake in our wil journey t a to westward wliill, if, alias! it leuds its further froain " ir our friends, set, likewise, " sanl'r distanei. Ie- Nett'rv ty tweetl ils atll our oppliressors. Proise me, of grief re therefore, to iask no more to follow us wlho go " tell t in to peace asil sat'et-, but to abide quietly lhere, again w i whlere alonet a rein diange'r threatens. lPromise t exile. alltie (eI-en llmore tharn tlhis1 any fiaster-brotlher- her coan !Itpromise to stay with her so loug as ever sle here wit or may need you ; and shoahl aulight of evil hlullue yoniler ot To her, which maty God avert! ipromnise to let me every i knowl at once, that I may instatttly return and future v er take a daughter's proper place beside her. Mrs. N PIPromise me this, Hamish,--nay, said-I promise! her only i, Hamish, you must swear it!" passions ' "I swear it ! by the Mother of Heaven and her firm and i blessed Child, I swear it!" said Hamish fervent- Haiish, y; for he saw at once that there was much had beet probbility in Nellie's view of the subject, thoughts d though, in his overweening anxiety for'-the father. -' ghter, he had hitherto overlooked the Lord N n chances of danger to the mother. "et, Christ comforts p save ns" he added suddenly, as some wild nutes more his Sleprt on _reached his experienced ear; which, 1 y "Crlu save ualftheold women are not 'poin to keenfor your departure as if 1t !"er sides, an, Swith a "Oh I do net let them.-4.. not letthem; bid Sb le , r_ýa. B.W onto vrestlie her mother, f nr hoed oI n a, it obediene to her is me nd rTklgtrem tohe torre toward dea lItat n n, an-d gh bthen-, aitOng whomugingb, their t mak ezted' logs lod geai iestlus ' e Merv that he d el he ld lrthe teeers . -Iong,- however, oe agrly e otmin ýemse thare, a wild ey.oft lamentation, directly ad c withn eaa.hot bhad lrt 8teir an a g to swell the orn, himfeel that hewas iter ap- too late; and turning to ascertain t hs wase af o came this sudden outburst, he saw that Lo Nea t bvile had come forth from the castIe ad was e t and standing at the open.gates." A fine, soldierly- hi ir, said looking man hIe was, counting over seventy re years, yet in apeerance not much mare than ti hto theaes as ele stondl there, pale arnd bare- in heeded in the presence of his people, a shiut troth, of suh mingle love and sympathy grief anad ey Pwn execration rent the air, that someo the C'nb everity wellian soldiers made an involuntary step for to as- ard, and handled their u tokes hn expecta in dan- tion ofan attack. "manly Tell them to stop l". cried the old man, throwing up his arms like one who could bea though his agony no linger. -"For UGod's b.r s, tell older. them to stop! Let them wait, at least," he ve reedy added, half bitterly, half sorrowtlly, " until,. heur- like te dead, am out of hearing." n . tranks There was no need for Hanishato lecome the irville, interpreter of his wishes. The sudden cry ofa I 1 to post an's irrepressible angudish had reached tlhe e was, hearts o all who heard it, and a silence fell to Sor upn the crowd--a -ilence more expressive of land- real sympathy than their wildest lamentations allin could have been. lo The old lord[ bowed, and tried to hue cli er to thanks, hut the words died uieito p ands oment lie turnedbruptly to take leave of his daugh- n arbing ter-in-law. She knelt to receive his blessing. hasten He laid his hand upon her head, and then, maf- cI .dIer. ig an effort to command his voice, said ten- chi perof deri . , i tto "are thee well, my beat and dearest It is tin more the-way-of-thes sg aest-be- fee , m quoti g Scripture, and for once I will blloed w ahiMon a May Heaven bless anti keep thee, fee: same daughter; for a very Ruth best thou been to me bet ago," in my oldge ; yea, and better than seven eons firs better in this the aay of my poverty and sorrow r" me r own He stooped to kiss her brew andl to help her tfe ugh, torir, an as he did so, he added in a whisper in her- meant only for the lady's ear mac- Forgiv Mary, if I once more alludel to said their that seuject we have so much discusesed already. nuttn Are you still in the mind-to scud Nellie with aita oubt- me Think better of it, I entreat you. The give Sher daughter's place should ver, to my por think- and more ing, be beside her. mother!" -l "you; i hare thought," she answered, ",nd I hare all stay decided. If Nellie is my child, she is your ar- d randchild as well* and the duty which her - rd father is no longer here to tender, it must be ever dure her pride and joy to offer you in lisa stead. tee veto Moreover, my good lord," she added, in a still m high lower toneu the matter ath another aspect. Nellie will be safer with ynou! This place and well, that all it contains is even now-at the--merecy-of-a was is is lawless oldejy, and theretfore it is no place for Go ore- her. Too well, I feel that even I, lher mother, am he Will powerless to protect her." - The her Lord Netterville east a wistful glance on the it t for fair face of hisyoung grand-daughlter, and said own Pon- reluctantly: te "1 It may be that you are right, sweei M1, felt rvor as you ever are. C wine, then, if so It must be, And pre give u oar gooda-p 1d, sad let us hasten on our to th ,_.He ouce .more presed her ffeetiontrelin n Lave his arms, then walked straight u to his horsme, was on and leaped almost without assistance to he ray i an saddle.. But his face flushed scarlet, and then 3 you grew deadly pale, and as he shook his reins must a is and settled himselfin his seat, it was evident back a to to lsanish, who washolding his stirrup for him, myhi oth that he was struggling with all his might and slight one main to bear himself with a haughty sem y I blance of indifference before the English sol- was si diery. After he was seated tohis satisfation, was fe ery he ventured a half glance around his eople, sidi ate- and lifted his beaver to salute tlei. But the to on: effort was almost to, much; the big tears gath- on the her cred in his eyes anll his hand shoolk so violently to the ull that he could niot replace his hbit, which, esacap- and i a!" ing frome his feeble grasp, rolledl inder his nti ing horse's feet. Half a doxzen ehildren dartedl for- Ys so ward to recover it, but Hanlish had already si tl- 1, ,'k"ed it up and given it to his master, who in the at urtly puttit oe his head, saying in a tone ofyor o I ait: "tedinclifreme So:t ug Pest OIl these trenlbling fingers which so Littl a lil,-I tle stout he:art witllli. 'his comes of not le il wine m:lidt wassail,Hamiislh.- Driik-thon water theirt icr all tl. v liife, good youth, if thou wonlstnimatcha The gc 1- sturd.y heart witlh a steady hald, when thy to tim ith seven1tt years anml eodd nre es yvou." cir " !"t'ix, iy lord, will I or nill I," said liamishl prayer. 'y trying to fall in with the oldl nite's huner b. r"aer it, speaking lightly; will I or nil.I, it scins uonly-. ion of ti to likely that water will lse the best larntf hail M r an winie for sonie tnue to Ccm'e ; leastways,"he their et i d, adcled in a lower voice. "leastways till your them e le honor comes iback to youlr own again, and commi r roauches itsIt gool cask of wine to celebrate V tlhe dl:ay." yo .in " Back agiln! ,nck 'Iagain " releatedl Lord t r e- Netterville., snaking his head with a mlixture 'c"u', Le, of grief and impatience inmpossible to desc:ribe. heaven '"I tell thee, Hallmill, that men nlevyerence heuak hearts c e, gain when they carry seventy years with themi cCto exile. But where is ny granld-daughter? Bidl An c hIer comue foirth at oncce, for it's ill-lingering Soutth i here with this wcceeping crowd around nus, and i Bi ,n yonder pestilen't groupl of finatics mrking outarine or tc every uotlier's soln alnong them, doubtle.s, fr l fulture vengeanace." ' aon- I r. Mrs. Netterville heard this impatient cry for Americ Sher only child, and-fung her arms for one last Canonic passionate embrace round Nellie's neck. Then, Juridico r firm and unfaltering to the end, she led her to The firs I- Hamish, who lifted her as reverently as if she inportai h had been an empress ( indeed abh was in his_ ,l thoeught) to the pilion behind her grand- all nde: e Lord Netterville barely waited until she wasid tha Scomfortaobly settled, ere he stooped to kiss once s more h-sdaughterin-law's uplifted brow, after senor Vi which, waving his hands toward the weepin people,he dg his spurs deep into his horse's Lord sides, amd rode swiftly forward the Irish am; bid Then, as moved by onte ccaamaou impulse, hdsrltm evir smat, woman, and child in pamenoethess, mother, de-own upo their kneem, mingling prayerM a nd blessings, andl oyln and imparecationu, as istat nly an m Iris or an Ital aan crowd can e do; and by their yet obedient to the last to the widule of their that he departing chief, it wma not aantil he wat ,well Setsnigh out of sight that they broke out into that sttion, wild, wailng keen, with which they were anknown to aeompany their loved ones to the vnes grave. But-thewind-was less conuiderate, and he wa as it nunlaekily net that way, it bores-o or two f o'ile lng, sad anotes to hinr in whose honor they were chanted. As theya fell Upon the old e was exile's ears; the stoioal ealmness which he had Idierly- hitherto mnintainel firsookl him utterly; the eventy reins fell from his llds, Ie bonwed hi hi ead t than till his white looks mingled with his borne's I bare- mane, and, "liftinf up his voice." lhe wept as ut sadly and unrestrainedly nt i wo "n. f and -fiTo be Coant!waned. C V for-Y Amul cCn.w.___ God often makes children little apostles I nfor the conversion of otlers. A il~Tou in ', tell Paris gave the followinig account of his con t," le version: until, "I had been brought u," lae said, "in ignorance of the truth, with no respect for t. the religion t Catholic y of a I had at ittle chl which wa wiidaasion Sfl ate, and stupid. Sometimes my wife used fae of to say to me: ' Wait a little; the child will Itions be better when it malkes its-flrst-.commun ion.' I did" not believe it. Iowever, the k his child began toago to catechism, and from r,and o time it became obedient, respectful bugh- and afbectiomtte. I tlought I would go using. myself, to hear the instructions on the cate nik chism, which Ihad made such a wonderful ten- change in the child. I went, and I heard truths which I had never heard Schil werecaanged.ft blmo was' not to much love as respect I began to thee, feel for the child. 'I was inferior to it; it was to me better and wiser than I was. The week for sons first conmtunion had come; there were but five or sixh days remaining. One morning Sher the child returned from miass, and came er, into the room where I was alone. 'Father' Sto said the child, ' the day of my first com dy union is coming, and I cabnnot go to the with altar withlout asking your blessing, and for The giveness for all the fiaults I hlavecommitted, ink- and the plin I have often given you. Think well of my faults, and scold ine for them are all, that I may commit them no mor the or y ,h mr em more __er I1y 'hild, I auswered, ' a fathler forgives be everything.' The child looked at me with. . tears in its eyes, and threw its arms around atill my neck. 'Fa'ther,' said the child' again, ect. '1 have something else to ask you.'- -I- kne snd well, my conscience told me, what the child f- was going tof ask. ivas afraid, and aid: im 'Goaway now, you can ask me to-morrow. _The poor child did not know what to say, the no it left me, and went sorrowfully into its ad. own little romowhre it had an altar with the image of the Blessed Virgin upon it. - all, felt sorry for what I had nsid,-so I got up, be, nd walked softly ion the tips of my feet to the room door of my child. The door was a little open, I looked at the child. - It was on its knee before the Blessed Virgin, e prayming with all its heart fotbr its fath. STruly, at that moment I knew what one ns must leel at the sight of an angel. I went ant back to my room, and leaned my head on i my hands. I was ready to cry. I heard a ad slight sound, and raised my eyes. My child m was standing before me ; on its face there was fear, with firmness and love. 'Father' le sai tle child, ' cannot put off till to e morrow what I have to ask you. I ask you, h- on the day of my first conmmunion, to come ly to the holy comnnnion along with nmamma 1- andme.'I burst into tears, andl threw my as arims round the child's neck, ana said: r- 'Yes, in child, yes. This very day, you slhall take me by the hand, and lead rue to of your confessor and say, ' Here is father.' " ' Sothis child converted its father. Little child, if you have parents who do ,f not leaittgood life, God looks to you for - r their coiversion. But what can yeoa do a The good exanmlle of a childl always speaks Y to the heart of a parent. Then, there ia prayer. - Will God turn It deaf ear to the prayer of a child. prayinig for the con;er sion of its fatlher an'd mother; ;to; the f hatil Mary which you say everiy day for their conversion, tlthe lray ers you sa T.for r them each titie vaot hIear ma-ass, the holy i communions, you offer for them, the sighsof your heaart, all rise ll before Gold, and are inot forgotten by Ilim; and the dayvwill come, whetn God will send down from hleaven thle grace of conaversion into the hearts of your parents.-_1cr,,uiss Tracts. An eminent scholar, divine and author of South America hias lately died-the Peru vian Bishopi of Scramno, Dr. Juasto Donoso, autlhor of several works of very high repute anion; hiwyers and clergymen in the Spanish American States, among them the "D)erecho Canonico Americano," and the "D iccionario Juridico Teologico," are the most celebrated. The first is a treatise on canon law very important in countries where marrine and divorce, and matters of succesion, etc. are all under ecclesiastical jurisdiction. It is said that the nuccessor of this learned and dLstlngished prelate will probably bejtaon Senor Eizaguirre.-P-Piabis Lord Fitzserald is about to retire frtor --, the Irish bench.