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1 mehea ehe and praed.
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eway like the graus which we tread.
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roa.W7 ee~ro old.
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ran theo earms onor oure satera have run.
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ryas inh ee rdeiatk.Eminlnu
' thet liee a» e didca
They ecorned-buat tbheSfef tie inughty 1te d
They grieved-bat -. wan fm their lumbem will
Thee jyed-ut the sngue or their .glaednee is dumb.
They ded ahi they dte.. We. thng that are now
And make in their dwelling a1 weaeet de
]et the thinge that tin met on their plgrimge
ea, heope nod deepondency, pleaure and pain,
dre mtngled together in mnn i - nd; the dirge,
sId the emile and the tear, a a m de,
gtill iollow eaeh other, like eurg upon eUrge.
STiethe wink oken eye. tis the draught of a breath,
Item the bloaeom of ealth` to the paeeea·of deatsho
rrom the gilded slone. to the bier d the broud,
Oh I why ehould the spirit of mortal be proud
THE LOST BANK-NOTES. h
"I see you have some notes there, old fo
low," said Edwardes to me. I was sitting be-It
fore my desk, in my college rooms, counting b;
oat some bank-notes. They were five in nnm
ber, of £5 each. The.the lay, white, new,
and cris, not unplessurale objects. Never
theless, bad very.little sense of ownership. cc
They were only temporarily in my possesSlon. '"
They bad arrived that morning, -nd were to
be paid away that afternoon.
" Those bite of paper," pursued Edwardes, I
are most indispensable at times. I only wish -I
could gladden my eyes with a view otnotes of
msAt s 'trenched upon the private affairs of b
Mr. Edwaides, a suabjet of which I knew .
othing, I did not fee myself called upon to
volunteer any observation.
" Could you lend sae a fver t" continued I
Edwardea ; "I am very hard pressed for money t
The question was certainly embarrassing."
I did not know much of Edwardes, and what
I knew was not altogether in his favor. He
Sas careless, indolent, and expensive. Beyond
this, he was both a pleasant and gentlemanly
fellow. There was nothing odd in the request.
" We young men at college often obljged each
other in these mutual good offices. In my
time I had been glad to borrow, and, therefqge,
-fond myself bound to lend. In this case I
; ' lly was not able to spare the money. llas
pl:. ed-at this because I was afraid Edwar~ es"
ou ld consider such a plea as a mere shallow
I as, therefore, silent nearly a minute.
'Then I said, meditatively
S"I can lend you just £1 15s., if that would
be of any use to you." -
"Your friendship," replied Edwardes, a little
satirically "is not worthi£5. It is just worth
£1 15s. That, I suppose is what you mean 1"
" What I mean," I rejoined, with a little
warmth, "is just this-I have only £25. My
college bill for last term is exactly £23 Se.
There will be a surplus of £1 15s., which I
don't want myself, and which is very much at
your service if you like to take it."
" No, thank you, my dearfriend," was the
answer. "£5 is the smallest sum I want.
What you mention would not be of the slight
eat earthly use to me. Good morning."
I prepared to take a walk. I placed the
' notes carefully inside my desk. It occurred
to pie all at once that I had better take the
numbers. I don't know why, and I had never
do sneob a- thing before. I had b vague no
tion-that it would be rather clever and bust
lseelike. This done, my next proceeding was
"ery stupid and unbusiuess-like. I neglected
to look my desk.
I returned from my wsaý that afternoon
about four. The college dinner hour was five.
I tended to pay my- bill at the battery just
befos dinner. I went to my desk to get the
notes The notes were not there.
Of course I was in a state of great consterna
tion. I searched the whole desk carefully; I
took out every piece of paper one by one. TYhe
notes were clearly gone. I called the servant
i who attended to the men on my staircase.
" Have you been here this afternoon,
" Only from two to three, sir."
" Anybody called "'
" Only Mr. Edwardes, sir. He oame up this
afternoon, and I told him you were out. He
- ald,-never miud,-hewouldga-nand leava
ee s line."
"Did he leave me a line r'
" I don't know, sir; I eaw him at your desk
with a slip of paper in his hand."
I alt very unoomfertable. It was with an
eeomfortable feeling thatI went into the ball
todnner. It was with an uncomfortable
' 4loling thatI omitted paying my bills. Hither
to I had been very punctual in their payment.
Howover, I had heard great things of the for
bearance of the college officers; I resolved to
put it to the test; indeed, I had no other al
I eat next to Edwardes at dinner. I stared
very hard at him. Edwardes preserved an
easy equanimity; in fact, everybody under
stood that he was an exceedingly cool hand.
There was not the least consciousness or hesi
tation in his easy vein of pleasing volubility.
"I understand you were in my room again
this afternoon, Edwardes," said I.
I looked at him very had. I was not de
ceived the color certainly did flush to his
face. I thought I would hazard another hit.
" The servant told me," I. resumed, quietly
and deliberately, "that he saw you at my desk
with a piece of paper; but I could not find
" No," he said; "I began it, but I thought I
had better speak to you. By-the-bye, Itook
. he liberty of abstracting a piece of paper
from your desk for the purpose of writing."
". I suspect," 1 said to myself, " that you
,bav been abstracting pieces of paper with a
we left the ball, he said
sI intended to write, but theught I
y, was this: yoor offer tbismosta
and I am afrhid I wee u'vs
II II. .1 f , 1 -
money.; thme' c.
and iat elid y;dbtt
without money, r_.- _
s i on oyf . w
circu a toeneoi.,igds~i· a slat
direction. awdibada " skaw b 2g g - eti
money; tEdards bad bee. een a ,
anesed at my._ deik dwrs it th 1
withoet moey : eoo Ia ter ee' ow
The Brat bioa s - mat
morninsg I 1w l .t ttkihelil- i r *
postoeOe order I h bad e m bl sanmo in
before I examined the ber often .
then w a t it belrponged tolerk the miing
"poset- hSl edon e.
"One ofi n ot af which yoe w ould have
sumbers, sir, *i p rese p nted tth tee e ou
o half with a.. ThentBesides, a
powetgew whordere Ie lha y our Gmnde upon
eddresa-'Jobn Edwmrdw Doniface College=
the beoria examined the number ofthe ote. 4
hen. We tol it tbelonged to w the ntppe, i
one. little a
What have you dne rnin Edw es
If it had beenow anish one elsd. The que souldon wasve
poiven himbi dcustoermined but e did not lie to
o at ith a colleg me gentlemyn. Beides,ty
we knerw whe re %e could iay our hands upon
him. We not wold him the note you tha topedresent,d
givinking of reeipt for it desired him to call
again a little before six."
K; Any possible doubt concerning Edwrdes'
aguilt ad now vanished. The question was
now too grave for me to settle on my own r
sponsibility. I determined to speck to my col
W listened to me gravely. The gravity
b. deepened as Iwent through my proofs.
"There can be no doubt about it. Most
prisoners who are convicted are convicted on
evidence less strong. And what is the man's
P name r'
" I do not wish to give you that at present,
"Bnt the case is qaite complete. Were you
ro' thinking of giving him into custody 1"
" I was only thinking of recovering my
"Naturally, it must be an object to you. tu Tw
course you will not give him into custody t os
It would be an insupportable disgrace to the
college. We will let him off on condition that
he refunds; but we must certainly send him w
away from the place."
This language gave me inexpressible pain.
It was worse than losing the morla to cause u
the utter rein of Edwardes; for to compel
him to leave the college for such a reason "
would be to destroy all his future chances in T
life. I wasivery unwilling to give him up to T
college justice. My tutor seemed burprised at 1I
.my delay in answering him.
SIn the firstplace, sir," I replied, "we ought g
not to condemn him unheard. He may have p
a defence. In the next place, he may have an a
excuse. We do not know in what difficulty or c
Stemptation he may have been involved. Then c
thini of the misery to which his friends will
be exposed. He ought not to be lost for a sin
g "A crime like that is rarely committed "an
less there have been other antecedent crimes.
d But you have not told ue his name. You hesi
tate. If you do not tell me, the authorities at
the post-office will do so."
SI eknew this was true; so L mentioned Ed
"1 am certainly very much surprised." said
d the tutor. "I know something of Edwardes,
y nd something of his friends. I have always
. looked upon him as a clever, gedtlemanly fel
low, whose only faults were carelessness and
y laziness. But the case is too olear. too clear,"
he continued, sadly. " I will send for him.
j James," he added to his servant, whom we
ru just then heard in the outer room, "step over
le to Mr. Edwardes, and desire him, with my
,w compliments, to come here directly. If he is
out,leave word with the servant that he is to
te. be here at eight o'clock."
Edwardes was not at his room, so the ap
ld pointment stood for eight.
.Punctual to the time appointment-for col
lege authorities are not to be trifled with
Edwardes made his appearance at the tutor's
t"rooms. I fancied he looked a little pale and
ti disturbed. The tutor gravely pointed him to a
chair, and requested that I also should be
sea -Mr. Edwardes," he began, severely, "I am
oat bliged to ask you abruptly a very painful
question. Have you abstracted any bank-notes
hfrom Mr. Morton's desk I"
If ever genuine astonishment was painted
ht- on a human countenance, it then appeared on
Edwardes' face. His color came and went in
e fearful alternation. Then his lips trembled
d with passion.
the "Does Mr. Merton dare to utter such a lie ?"
I sprang up instinctively. The tutor mo
no- tioned me to keep quiet. "Unhappy, dishonor
s.- able young man," he said, addressg Edwardees;
"this bravado will do you no good. The evi
t dence of your felony is completed. Your only
hope of mercy lies in confession and restitu
on " Really, sir," said Edwardes, heartily, "if
you will excuse the old-fashioned expression,
yon are talking what to me is complete gib
berish. Since you have made such a charge,
perhaps you will have the gdodness to
favor me with a few of the particulars."
h " You sw Mr. Merton yesterday morning
Swith 25 in bank-notes, and wished to borrow
ant some money from him."
"' He was not able tolend them to me, and I
°on, have obtained £25 elsewhere."
"Yes; bhut where I"
"That I decline mentioning." Edwardes
hisaid this with heightened color.
th "It is-a mystery which we are quite able to
Sexplain "d the tutor.
- e" Iobtained it from a person who would
prove the transaction; but I decline to pro
. lnra bhim"
" If you produced him it would not prove
your innocence, though your hesitation in pro
duoing him adds to the impression of your
guilt. Listen. After seeing the notes in Mr.
Merton's possession, you paid another visit to
his rooms during his absence, and were seen
at his desk."
" It was very imprudent and improper," said
Edwardes. "I wished to leave a line for Mr.
Merton, and tbe desk not being fastened, I took
a piece of writing-paper out of it."
"It now becomes a significantcircumstance,"
ruthlessly pursued the tutor, "that in effect
you did not leave any written message such as
you speak of; but in the course of the follow
ing morning you take to the post-office bank
notes, of which the numbers are known, which
were in Mr. Moerton's desk the day before-the
desk at which you were last seen.'
" I can easily disprove this absnrd charge,"
said Edwardes. "I have the numbers of my
notes in my pocket somewhere, though I have
not looked at them."
He referred to a paper in his pocket-book,
and quickly read out the numbers.
"The numbers by no means correspond,"
said the tutor.
"I have still one of the notes here," said
Edwardes, producing it from his pocket-book.
" You say that this note has one of tbb num
bers which you )bst mno gave u. On the
contrary," ontinued th fu r moakrg
theromp soua tho " tht
n de gos and a In
ar Ishall, owet, on restitD- ti
being made to b..Jovteushall oonfl o
~.at. J thee ciuosnit to your family, and
I sbhrllhav you privately smided from the
S P, mypoor, mother! ipd EdwarAes, in
the utmost d is s.".Obh my mother my
mothri She will btsae.: e e eI win
onfess all, indeed. V f 1 have beeonery
Rioted-I~wil oorar'rraib its' Last term
I il emery esrteata~ii, suas ist a lot of ii
imanesyast e ,rs. Iwas i ieto.pay some ii
debt tonce, or be ne Some one told i
me of moneeylenir who woldo , perhaps, ii
5dvspon the mone'- tOy, t i all my beet ii
books iny wse*in 4 eletbhnoelse of my
aown tlhat was worKt, . l aveme i
£96 lrnotes, with ascp ua.n ofzohe num- s
bees. This happened-only yjastt.S morning.
I would, of eourse, rther pr b this manl
thh be sent awaytreolme' . ,
" ISis quite irrelevant"i;l_ the tutor. "No
thing you can 'now say would aet the ease.
If you had received twenty dlf.erent sums
from twenty different t opl ill not dis
prove the evidence that you have taken Meer
ton's noted. You admit tat you have been an
eitravagant b ambler and suposinag your
aount to be'Iru-~.iae" h i so disgraceful a
to be likely enough-It is more probable that
tyonwouoldie *an e£5 than n25."
I "Oh, Mertope said Edwardes, addressinu
1 himself to me, " what shall I msay to you
There o some awful mystery here which I
Scannot -clear up. Please Beaven, it may be
I cleared p some day. I could not steal your
Smoney, Morton; I could not ! I love ipy
mother tob muoh for that. Look at me, Mer
ton. No one can ever say that he caught me
in a theft or a lie. Oh, do noti let the tutor
write home I will deny myself for you,. I
t will work, I will save, I will pay you back
u Iifty-fold. Remember, Merton, the Bible tells
s yonto be mercifol, and forgive t"
I could iLot understand this appeal. An in
, stict seemed to whisper to me that Edwardes
was innocent. His open countenance, his pa
n thetic words, his mention of his mother and of
religion, seemed Irreslistible testimony in his
y favor. The circumstanotlal evidence was dead
against him, but I also knew that circumstan
ºf tial evidence often left a loophole for inno
e " Edwardes," I said to him, takinog his band,
it "it is impossible for me to resist such solemn
i words. folully believe what you say. I for
give you if you have done wrong. And if I
n. have wronged you by this suspicion, forgive
e me also." -
I then addressed myeil to cue euwur.
'withdraw this charge against Edwardes. an
There is some horrible mystery somewhere. hi
Time will clear it up, and, in the meantime, co
let as say nothing more about it. m;
"Mr. Morton," he replied, "this apparent
oen rosityof yours Is foolish, because t is im
pulsve and ill-timed. You are a young man,
and not acoquainted, as I am, with the disguises
of guilt. T my mind the evidence is quite at
complete, and no reavowalle man .could hee- ti
tate about acting on It. Still for the sake ni
of Edwardee' family I will not contradict
you. Yon must not be a loser, Merton. I e
shall lend you the money, and r, Edrwards
mostrepay me.I am fully convinced of his Cl
guilt, and hope that some day he will have
grace to threent it and avow t."generoly insistin
Having made up my mind to believe in m
Edardvin' iabsolved, I thoght that it would it
be inconsistent that he hould bearhimnypartof how
thepenalrtye did no. Ultimately the matter was ar- ol
ranged bythis from conscious. The 2guilt, was di- ior from
vided into three, the tutor generously insisting ti
on hearing a third of my loss. e
Tothis part of my narrative I have not very h
much to add. The mystery of the lost notes
remained a secret to Ns three. Edwa rde' ur
s mother never heard of the circumstance..
SHaving absolved Edwardes, a little hastily, b
r from aoll imputation, I was desirous ore-estab- a
Slishing friendly terms with him. This, how
ever, he did not allow. He evidently avoided c
me. Wasll this from consciouns gunilt, or from r
shy and wounded feeling s
One circumstance, highly in his favor, I
which occunrred soon after, ought to he noted.
He had evidently passed through one of the
s great crises of life. Nothing more was eard t
I of any gambling or extravagances. Ie lived t
Squeietly end stied iligently. His academic
e career might almost be called brilliant. _
I had long left the University. and the cir
n cumstenoe had almost faded away from my
i recollection. I had settled down to a quiet
country life. One day I received a letter from
the distinguished Professor who had been our
d college tutor, whom I am proud to call my
Sfriend. He wrote as follows:
"The mystery of your bank-notes is at last 4
d leared up. One day last 'month, in the course
of college business, a bank-note was brought
I" me, the number of which I thought I recog
- nied. On referring to my books of business,
r- I found it to be a number which Edwardee
; had given me as one of the notes which hehad
- received from the money-lender. I made in
ly quirie whence it had come, and traced it
,- back to the man who had been the servant on
your staircase. I sent for him, and inotdsn
'if tally asked how long he had it in his posses
,sion. He unguardedly answered that it had
b- been among his savings for years. I 'then
e, asked him, ina pointed manner, from whom he
to had originally proure it. He suddenly
s-eemed to recollect somethingc'e-h it, a no
Sbecame confused. I told himse myself stopped
w this note, on suspicion that a robbery had o
curred, and had long sought to trace it. I
I charged him with eomplioity in the matter,
and unless he confessed threatened to all in
the police. The oenfemion was then curious
es and ample. He knew that you would have
money in your possssion about this tjme, to
to pay the oolleg -account.: and, finding your
desk open, searched and found it. He had
Id heard through some gossiping scandal that
o- Edwardee had raised some money that morn
ing, and going into his room, found five £5
re notes, which Edwarudes, with incredible coare
o- lessnes, had left loose on his dremssing-table.
or The sooundrel actually took eredit to himself
r. fornothaviug robbed both you young men,
to forgetting that what he did was really worse
on than any robbery. He took away Edwardes'
notes, and quickly substituted yours in their
id place, that e might avert any suspiciogn. He
r. wa surpritsed that there- was no disturbance
)k made especially since he knew that I had
sent for edwaurdes, but thought it best to keep
," the notes unused. He had now accoidentally
ot taken them from his savings instead of
as others. The wretch, though not given into
w- custody, has been well punished. He has
k- been dlsmised from our service, and will not
oh receive a pension, such as we ordinarily give
be to those who leave us after a certain term of
service. I have also insisted on his refunding
," these ill-gotten gains, and in a few days you
my will reseive a check that will cover the bal
ve an pf your loss."
Thijupamtie oaase, and so closed this trouble
ik, some and mysterious matter. Edwardes I
have never seen sinces left college. He is tow
I," a rising mnu, while I am a stationaryu man.
But one or two acts of simple, substantials
Ad 'kiadeses I have easily, and with peculiar
k. pleasure, traced' back tohis hand.
--' platNag his prosperos 'areer,I
be .ag' aM d gain. congratulate myself that I
g was ast lt- mesas of firsitrating t. It ti
ti oftea'e- l_ - trest to a generous I. eaLt.
--- CI ividtm.e . is ofisate -velsiat
of esmnest, is
poor creatures aE
we should ourselves
in all contingdoneies
tion of the preopt,"
as we forgive thea wo l"
The Ushmewa -te
There is a tradition current inaIn
which is not one of the least sngul.r of tal.
many that float about In ebanneetigm wi.
the great painters. One day Raben.ww
in the neighborhood of Madrid, and gt- A
ing a monastery of very severe rOlesfe
marked, not without some surprise,-in ti
humble and poor choir, a painting exhibit
log admirable talent. ii
This picture represented the death of a
monk. Rabeos summoned his sobolars,
showed them- the picture, and asked their
opinion. All replied that it was of exceed- a
Who can be the author of this work 9"
asked Vandyck, the cherished pupil of u
" There is a name at.the bottom of the
picture, but it has been carefully rubbed
Rubens begged the favor of an interview
with the prior and asked of the old monk
the name of tie artist whose production he
admired so very much.
"The painter is no longer of this world,"
I replied the abbot.
"Dead !" cried Reubens, "dead I And no
one knouts his name, no one ever hinted to
me, no one ever told me of his name,
which should be immortal-a name before I
which my own would have faded. And
yet, my father," said the artist, with a flash
of pride, "I am Paul Rubens."
La At the sound of this name the pale face
of the friar was animated by a singular
warmth. His eyes flashed, and he looked
at Rubens with a strange and wild look-a
faint glimmer of pride flashed across his
face-but it lasted only a moment. The
d monk then looked down, crossed his arms,
n- which fora moment he hsd raised to hea
- vyen in an instant of enthusiasm.
" The artist is not of this world," he re
" is name, my father, his name; that I
may let the whole world know it, that I
re may render unto him the glory which is
due to him."
I The monk shook in every limb; a cold
Ia. sweat burst out upon his body and tinged
he. is wan cheeks; his lips were compressed
ie, convulsively, like one ready to relieve a
mystery of which he possessed the secret.
" " His name, his name." cried Rubens."
The monk shook his head.
s "Listen to me, bothber, you have not
to understood my meaning. I said to you
Si- that the artist was not of this world; I did
ke not say he was dead."
ct "You say be lives!" cried the artists in
lo " He has renounced the world-he is in a
se cloister. He is a monk." - -
TO "A monk, my father, a monk I Oh, tell
in me in what convent. He must come out of
id it. When God stamps a man with the seal
of of genius, this man should·sot be buried in
ar- obscurity. God gives such a man a sub
di- lime mission, and he must perform his des
ug tiny. Tell me in what cloister he is con
cealed and I will tear him from it, telling
try him of the glory that awaits him. If he
Srefuses, I will have him commanded by the
e. Pope to return to the world and resume his
brushes. The [Pope loves me, my father;
- and will hearken to my words."
w- " I will give up neither his name nor the
ed cloister which has afforded him shelter,"
OUi replied the monk in-a firm tone.
"The Pope will command you," said
oRn' Hubens. exasverated.
"Listen to me," replied the monk, " lis- -
ten to me, in the name of God. Do you
think that this man, before leaving the
world, before renouncing fortune and glory,
did not first struggle firmly against such a
resolution t Think you, brother, that he
must not have met bitter deceptions; bitter
sorrow, before he became convinced that
all was deception and vanity Let him
die in peace in that shelter he has found
against the wbrld and its sorrow. Your
efforts, moreover, will be in vain-he will
triumphantly reject your advances," he
added, making the sign of the cross, "for
God will continue to be his friend; God,
who, in His mercy, has deigned to appear
to him, and will not drive him from His
" But, father, he renounces immortality !"
"Immortality is nothing in presence of
And the monk refused to carry on the
Rubens went away with his pupils, silent
The prior- went- back-to-hii
kneeling down on the straw mat, which
served him as a bed, prayed fervently to
Then he collected together his pencils,
his colors and his easel which were scat
tered about his cell, and cast them through
the window into the river which flowed
beneath. HE gazed, then, a little while
sadly at these objects as they passed away.
When they had entirely disappeared, he
knelt down again and prayed with exces
The author of the masterpiece was never
A GHOST STORY.-The town of Monson,
, Mass., has been for some time troubled by
a suppositions visitant from the spirit
world. The ghost w1as in the form of a
black-robed female, some six feet eight
inches tall, and of a singularly gaunt and
forbidding aspect. It appeared first to a
y youth who was going on his usual tri
f weekly courting expedition, and caused
u him to progress somewhat more celeritons
Sly than usual, sad present himself before
his lady-love in a breathless and dishevel
If led condition. A quarryman was next
accosted and thrown into a state of coma.
The news being noised abroad, the villag
- ers became utterly subdued by fear and
ventured forth only in bands. The luck
less lover was soon again interviewed by
I the disagreeable stranger, and4the llalpita
r tion of his heart was measurably inereased
a. The woods were searched by trembling
il parties; the roads were bushwhacked by
resquads of armed men, and one individuas
Swas so nervous that be shot himself while
I hnotlag for the ghost; and still no ghost
I could be brought to by. At las at, in some
L Wsr it leaed· out tha the. qlestlal in
a t*U4.v was none ether Lian eke orothe
`.. ~ psY. ~
piehools, bth t
5 meat, asea branch
I biaan chief or
teacher ,IS4 -q .ja from twenty
to ealeks ir Ioe felbhrP, or
pe a sCplit .atthe
to rwo. sticks are then
arouin the orole -l'a :t Te b ginngl on
the right buAidof the abe en 4 pros0
ing around in the order of ambes, one,
two, three, etc. rbThe Indian, or clas, are
Sthen allowed to go aroun the etree !iowly
and take a str* and sctlisit ok at..
each specimen in the order of the.ambers
,& one, two, three, and thus ar'oualSt -c-ire .
This is done aJleatly. The stickst ; rspe
mens, are then reovpdelandpl eeA bythe .
e tea hecr, and then the elas ging arund
a second time, each oqe in 0rd?, Ito tell
the teacher, withoL aistakeiwbat speas
men is contained,tick number one, two,
k three,.fonr, avOend me around jhe whole L
e oircle, if poaibe. " With the Indians the
Arst specimen will probably be birch bark
, to make canoes, the second a little tobacco, c
the third the for of a beaver, the fourth .
0 bit of calico; the fth a feather of a par- r
ticular bird, the sixth the bone of ome sort
of fish, and o on, different substances in
the different stiks planted around the. air
ed le. The one who can repeat without mis
ih takes up to the highest number receives the
premium of reward. The consequence is,
M the perceptive facaltles are called into ex
s ercise, and eaoh individual will soon learn
,d to discriminate so sharply that they will
be able to track a wolf over dry leaves in
is the forest as well as a white man can track
e the same animal in the snow. You will
3 ask, how can they do it I reply, that
a they do it very readilyby observationrand
sharp inspection. By frst noticing as leaf
e- with holes in it, the middle hoTe or holes a
trifle larger and in advance of the-other
Shole or holes, near the central holes. These
Stwo holes they know, by observation, were
is made by the toe of the wolf, and they im
,ld thus mared, and search for a second, and
ed third, and fourth, and so on, ·htting a
d stick at each leaf thus marked. By these
a sticks in a row they find the course the
et. wolf was traveling. and follow on till they
find where the animal drank, at a spring,
perhaps, and they soon discover hip den
lot among the rocks or eaves near by. Bythis
on mode of sharp inspection the become so
id quasintea wm ine nsuow UL .t ,n wwl
animals, and also gain a knowledge of the
in different plants sa trees, and turn their
knowledge to good aceount for their indi
Sa vidual welfare. The writer has known a
scholar, by practicing this exercise, who
ell was enabled to memorize a long lesson for
of a Bible class, and ath orecitation, without
cal the book, repet it backward as well as
in forward or give anyarticular verse called
b- for; and he trauss that it mAy be made
e- available in our common schools as a re
on- creative and popular branch of object
he Gray's elegy in a country churchyard
hecontain nine-hundred and ninety-one
his words, of which eight hundred and twenty
eonro re derived from the Anglo-Saxon; one
hunued and twenty-five from the Latin,
the fifteen from the French, seven from the
r," Italian, and twenty- three from the Greek.
INSURANCE COMPANIES. D
HOPE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW P
Ofiloe, No. 21 Camp Street. B
FIFTEENTH ANNUAL STATEMENT. B
In conformity with t1e requirements of their charter, 3
the Company publlsh the following statement:' p
Premiums received during the year ending |
April 30, 187.......................... 134.3756
On Fire Risks.................... 088,199 09 -
On Marine Risks ................. 3,449 3 l .
On River Risks.................... 11,794 09
Amount to credit of reserve fund account... 90.000 00
$154,372 56 s
Loases paid during same period, vi: 8
On Lre Risks........... 11,4608
On Marine Risks........ 37,06 04
On River isks.......... 1,319 86 a
- 150,379 79
I Rebate .................. 16,734 19
Return Premium........ 1,565 68
a95 73 49n
Taxe............................. 7,838 1
ntpyft and lcssaexpeznpes lea.
Reserve Fund......... ......$90,000 00
Reserved for Risks not terminated
wrll 30, 1 .................... 19,09 90
1Cash Dividend of 10 per cent de.
clared this day.................. 900 00
--96 4,6 9 0
The Company's Assete:
Inveted in rt mortgage bonds on real es.
tatein the ocity .......................... 97 61
BUll receivable at short dates for preminrum.. 17,11 89
Bank and other stook......... .............. 51,905 50
Real estate................. r1................. ,013 4,
Due for enremim in course of collection... 16.40043
Cash on hand................................ 116,188 9
Total Assete.... . ............. $314,86 to
S The above statementis st and correct tracrp
t fromthe books of the Company.
HENRY PEYTHAUD, Presildent.
t LOUIS BARNETT, Secretary.
ISTAT. or LouasANA, ,
Parish of Orleam, City of New Orl~M s.
SSworn to and subscribed before me. this 6th day of
May, 1872. ED BARNETT, Notary Public.
At a meeting of the Board of Dlrectorsheld thia day,
the foilowlin reeolatlon was unanimoualy adopted :
S Reaolved That a caah dividend of 10 per cent he
hereby dsolarod on the capital .10tk of the Oompnnf,
Out o f the net earni ngof tthe year endin Apr0l 301871,
payable on sad after the 10th inst. to the stoekholders
i, or their legal representatives. mylS 3m
NW ORLEANS MUTUAL INSURANCE COM
Office, corderof Camp sad Canal streets.
Assets, pecember 31, 1871.;.... ...WI04,579 90
y Insures Tire, Marine sad RIver thk9 wlltjag the
profts on each de pment separatelyi the insuredL
S pany will make Mariae Lases TaRILe .
. w. HxxONC , setsetar' ill ý 13
-. ý , j ...' .. p,, .-- ' ·. "
Ln otaformity with ei.buIied
se.... .. u.. ...... ....... ..
daitom publitb th;eiNbada4i g= ti
P remium fo r gpuq mess·b pr , Stll "
m , emlum s. . .. ......... . . . . - ' ' a.
Drvi ......m..." 3, tn-3.7
lg Rebate........ . ....... I..rw "S
s t earned . .. .... ............ ..·.
lire os ...:.- ...............:... t
gemalResueB..... : ..
tad . .. ............................ . .. , 5
e . r. - -, .. .s , ,... o.
Premi a seln mre.e of acols election..........5,c0
e ehen th of Ja nu y, 1871, it was z an
lBterestatof e.... ~ .... e o S
Total......... ............61,868,816 03
Sad bove statement is a correct trarpent on the ne
eabooksned p thelptns pracesumAs, be on d er the
Parish of Orleas, City of tooklaerns,
sk notes of sbserberbs ob bh bm0. t e are day of
on the 6th of January, 1879, it wes reeslved that an
Interet of Ten Per Cent per annum on the capital paid
Sin, and a dividend of Thirty per cent on the net
have paid thelresbscription In fanll. and by credite on
S RoHANT' L UAL INtt iCE CO. .
the company pubtlih the follow ag etateenst,
• r TI oaL-mrm with the requirements of their cbharer,
Premiums received dring the year ending Mary3, 1871,
0 On &. ver akr. ....... . .................. 9 N,680 35
TotaPremim ..........................,1,06c 64
Los Unearned Premims .............. 94ss to
rd Net earned Premiums, May $1, 81........ 878,6400 64
SOn Fire Beksu.................. 349,
e Total ....................... 71,97
Sraeu........ ................... 45,21 71
..........and return pe. .
m ms........................ 30,05 117
Total......................... 66,a 3a
_ Deduactliherest, le epouases. 33,80 75-- O615,135. 60
:W Proit............................ .s. .. 6 610 5 05 04
The company have the the followlag asseta:
Real estat......................... $110,815 1 .
City bonds..................... .. ... ;S 00
S g remtn. ... . ............. ... ,77 5 43
Premiums in coon. of collecton.......... 2,023 94
State bnds... ..................... ........ 1.500
e5 Soinlsp of oher oompaie .................... 6,1150
Stookof alette Dry Dock Company.t 0 19,00 0
Seck of Levee Steam Cotter. .-........ Pr300 0
Stoek of Marine Dry Dook and Ship Yard
mp0ny 3100 00
rI ompsny N.............. ........ m
SHaborPoto C.......or ..100 00
000 Mortigge Beads Grend sede of Louisiana i,0 0(o
,Stock » House A ociat leo............ 13,0 000
J orte o........................... 1e1341 I0
. h .... -. . . 381,3620
Tota asi .......................... 1,43,19 57
LesO-Unclaimed Intersme and
interestonv oab July nest an
o tarTh above saement is sau, true and core cet tre
arlst om the ociasdi f theoi mpn y .
IgabP. o. y uD. MSeCresary...
861 mad 16 STAe ow LIn ouaNA, .l780
na Parish oediseaa C of New en Chnes, )
14 1an0e, 1.7.7
51 1 P1OLE Notary Publir.
thd of Jun, ra1871,. It erolved to deL lsa
6 Scrip dividend of T OreIRT per Cet so tho net earned
particpang premluaforter, yredYlng My7, 1,
for tohe ynorrM 18s3,16t4 an le, and ai pair cent l
e tesrt on all outebtudg Scrip of the Company:
1 yof -
day 1 otky, a . yei . ofie r, Pd . o MD sepro,
t b. weP . Wilto, D. cr g z. Re
paM. uirg. Jc Hey,, D. A. ChanIab,
aris Lodtte, 3. J." ernde.e jexl 71 ly
Inur Fire, Maxrine and River Risks nt LOwCS
a sm EA THU CORNER OP CAMP.