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3 ORLUAMS. 81uTDAY'. JoUN I, "5. HOME SICKNESSB. ome the storms, from the darkMess, oh! ieall me. my e Thy bright home of beuwt, whch smiles from Sr teh m poor spirit to brooeek he delay. Lad patiently suffer till eummsoed away. New fair in Thy be*ove the daylight must aain Upos bheart that onoe sorrowed ue dlrkly as mrne. New sweetly the soup of the earsL muast hi , Wbrm the one of the tempets no moe s eppel'! '. Ago the erecboedmae y h ars e;s tos row S A o fre tbar labr-i to her we; Wre tho.,rrejlyl Eseemai il1 rtag leash fr mase MaTn Ar.amosua0. . plmeem the eaos Wet J ALL-HALLOW EVE; OR, THE Tar OFr T7ftlTY . esserms amo. . tomtstam , It was the ausal meshed ea oeh u seesioe Ste leMer w W the tesr to thmew the bun with all his ? e** as high lto the air a e sad, as aU, adwsme a t*n to ainto t was as a tkev to hi Sead. to b , d the direte toward his oppe annt av wa considered the rbet advantage Lof haing wen the tees. This was, however, the Aest oeeaaion in the masim . bauilig whom thisstr point had een qustioed. Emop--knaook and Phil 5ilumeh were both eapertaesed bhrlers; adioisse to" their having taken the " igb 'bE in such style from the laid outside the aommon t.he bd stepped aside from their me, sil Sisessed the matter then: "Phil, I hope we'll win the toes," said amon. b we may; I pray. Tou'll gut the ball a tridoa its way twedis. "No, Phil, that is bhe very point I want to settle with you. Ibare always remarket that when the wiser of the toss throws the beall towards the other goal, it is ebways met by some'good man who4p on the watch for it; and as none of.tbheoppeeite party are allowed into their ground util 'te game is on,' he has It all to himself, and generall deals it soh s swipe that titpust i alf-wa eck ovr the other' bead. Now my plan this. If I wnla he tos,' I'll throw the Iall more to weeds oweo goal than towards theirs. Let yoa be there Phi,l to met it; and I har lit tle feat that the first puk you give it will sma it double as far into our opponent's sea l gold throw it with my hand. Be. the meeas the ball I op, our me eon aveac all over the ground, and another gse sma of were may help it on. What say you, PhlB "Weelames, taer'e a grate dele ef raison in what Ioe say, now that I think of it; bat I ver sen it done that way saore." Ithad been thus settled between these two bast ms of ShBaUvila; and Emen, having thwen te tae, east his eye over bhr eshelder S ai emaght a side `aseme of Phil MWDermost in pnes. wit his ai peeed fa o aion. Os t ary t t eaUp'5iim rd ail petp tie, Emeankaoek e. tmat .oa chd ti e ellarm him, toward the other gol,. it an higha pooibe,and onmistakably in. eiialngtmerhleown Here therm was a amer dsappimet surprise drom Shma hll iD mott had it all bine own way fir tle at peek, w hi was coetde a r grt o e Never had each a xdint. (meat dodge) to seaure it been thght of bore. Dermott bad fall room to deal with it. There was one near him but hi own men, who atood&eaueng at what they knew was sheet to sees. M'Dermes wi the under side of bis hurl rolled the ball toward him, rd curling it up into the air about a foot ahere his head, met itas it came down with a phek that was heard all over the hills, and drove it three distances beyond where Emor ,aild have thrown it from his band. The ob ject of the backward east by the leader bad .new been explained to the satisfaction of Shanrilla, whose cheers of approbation loudly suoceeded to their previous murmurs of sear prie "Be gorra, they're a knowing pair," said one cf the spectators on the bill. Bet I cannot attend to the game, which is now well "on," and tell you what each party said during the struggle. Of course the ball was met by Rathcasb, and patback ; but every man was now at work as est he might, where and when he could, but net altogether from under a certain sort of dlsoipl-ne and eye to his leader. Now some fortunate young feollw got an open at the ball, sad gave it a puck which sent it spinning throegh the crowd until stopped by the other perty. Then a close struggle and dishing of har, as if life and death depended upon the result, Now, again, somie fellow gets an open swipe at it, and puck it goes over their beads. while a rush of both parke s takes place toward the probable spot it must arrive at; them an other crowded struggle, and ultimately an ether pack, and it it seen like a cannon-ball m the-sted at 8andys~ant. Another rush, another close struggle and clashing of hurls, sand pack, puck; now at the jaws of this goal now at the jaws of that, while the hobeers and ceaterhobeers re-echo through the surround iga bill,. is needleas to nay that Tom Murdock and Emoe--kaeok were conspleuous in all these viatmttades of the game. No man took the ball from either of them if he wan likely to S4t a puck at it in time; but no risk of a eoate.poek would be run if an opponent was at ad to give it This wa the use of the distlngolaoing colors, and right ourious it was to see the green.and red sleeves tstiog throngheseaoh other end rushing ia groups to lter all, Emon's oolor "did not look so bad " and Shanvilla held their own so gel ledy an the game went on, thabt betting-for it was a sort of Derby-day with the parish fambler--wbich was six, and even seven, to kor on Ratbeash at the commencement, was aew even for bchoioe. Ay, there is one red- 1 htred fllow with a smaell eye and a big one, who ahoves three thimble. upon a board at I sse, has oered five flppensay-bite to four aps ShaLvills; and welo e may, for Emon ad hl men had got the ball smosgst them, an Emen's orders were to keepit close-ost I to .qk iti. at all now that they bhad it, but to tipt along m~al keep round it in a body. This was alteir, and would have been adopted 'the other party had they got the chance. I Tywee the advancing eteedily b I lewl. The batheseh men wae n the out tldshetfounadlt(eltclaif not impoesble. to emtr the eolid body of Shanvilla men who wer advanein with the ball in the mid le of them toward asthcaids goal 'o th t froat, to t7e front, boys oath. u elott"' roared Tom Murdeck, who was m i .the ba watehing for an open to get at teo hell. Forthwith there was a body of the green. evee right o b rhatill, wrho cane on with their bell, tip by'tip, undaunted. Bril Ratheah wau of e out*ide, and&oould ot put a srl on a bhall. It wau a piece oi •rasireip-upoenthe partot the Shauvila llr not often before thought of, and likely tes berowned with success. Thecheers froe, A1villa ea the bills were now deafening- - the Aal otrergle wasevidently at baud. Rth- I a• am th hlt" was eilent except a few I minussw prehml. . - 'This will never do, boys " said Tom Mor. dock, rusbing into the centre of Shanvilla and endeavoring to book the ball from amongst them; but they ware too solid for that, al thonugh he badh now made his way within a burl's length of Emon. Emon called to his men to stoop in froot that he might see the goal and j" s die. tanee. a -..= -' "A few yards faur' 4o ried. "and tbhe op s will not miss et1 tW " . "Steady n, a i " mloa oon 1 It close ht with .. what are yeou about Tor and balf a some the (.ete truss Btth trasaese. Sbail, af - he ,l ~a et or ve'ey as hslwk mn drewameu. . height f his he and strck tar nd home. As it from a aon's moth iMt en thu stae, hosw othver the heds of Ratheseb, d pallk, and be knew through t Slot sight oom some rashes. whl.s - and hmon-a-knock lay asn hLi face and th into the air about the height oflor, and bat oo truck it -blood. all, and spedit into the ir.. n t one bl the and whoEo game depended. Emone was rthetheg' their bows wa e aimed almost sleimultaneously at the bacolor, buand that color was-bnd or twoood. Slateom had no ball to h; and t ben sedg ble t Streo strainke the ball the mblow, his ho had ed on and t into the air.. Upon this onheblow theop their blows were aimed alnoet simultaneously t at the balone, about three omnches bein length, andor two late, had no ball to hit; an not being able to ed on and took Emon's bead above the top of t more than half that breadth. k The cheers of Shanvills were . speedily quashed, and there was a rush of the re sleevnsround.their leader. Phil M'Dermaott t had taken him in his arms, and replaced the loose piece of flesh upon Emon's skull in the most artistie manner, and bound it down with a handkerchief tied under the chin. He coual see that no injury had been done to the bone. a It was a mere sloping stroke, which had lifted Sthe piece offlesh clean from the skull But poor Emon still lay insensible, his whole face, neck, and breast covered with blood. n There was some growling amongst the Shsa villa boys, and those from the hill ran down with their sticks to join their comrades with their burls; while the Rathcash men closed g into a compact body, beckoning to their Sfriends on the hill, who also ran down to de feed them Is ease of seed. This wee tor ed a eritical moment, and one a that, if sot pupt r'y managed, might have to booed bed of a sore e kind. Tomu Mardesk was equal to the ooaDers. He Sgave his burl to coe his men the moment a had sturch the blow, sad went forward. S"Good heave, boys, I hope hbe is not much hurt " hbe exeiaimeA. "hathe sb should s-] a huadred games betfore Shanvilla should be b hrt." . As he spoke e perved a seowl of doubt and rising anger inIa e facesof many of the Shailla men, sae of whom greusd their teeth, and grasped their harls tighter n their I hands. Tom did not lose his pressmee of mind r ateven this, although he amnest tfesed the re , salt. He took Emos by the baud and bid him ia speak to him. Phil M'Dermost bad ordered a him men to keep book the crowd to give the Ssaufferer air. Poor Emon's own remedy in a other cause had been resorted to. Phil had b rubbed his lips and gums with whiskey-on ,d this occasion it was near at hand-and poured of a few thimbleofuls down his throat. He soon ly opened his eyes, and looked round him. ir- "Thank God!" cried Tom Murdock. "Are you much hurt, Lennon ?" Io The very return to life had already quashed any cordiality toward Emon in Tom's heart. is "Not much, I hope, Tom. I was stunned; that was all. But what about the game I thought my ears caught the cheers of victory ad as I fell." s 'So they did. Emon," said MDermott ; "but t top talking, I tell you. The game is ours, ,f and it was you who won it pith that last e puack." "Ay, and it was that last puck that nearly lost him his life," continued Tom, knowingly r enough. "We both struck at the ball at the f same moment; he took it first, and my hurl h bad nothing to hit until it met the top iof his n head. I protest before heaven, Lennon, it was s entirely accidental." "1 have not accused you of it's being any . thing else, Murdock; don't seem to doubt yourself," said Emnou in a very low, weak 1 voice. Batit was evident he was "coming-to." i, Still the Shanvills men were grumbling and s, whispering. One of them, a big black-haired t fellow named Ned Murrican, burst out at last, i and brandishing. his burl over his head, cried I- out : "Arrab, now, what are we about, boys ? Are d we going to see our best man murdered before e our eyes, an' be satisfied wid a piper an' a e dance fI say we must have blood for blood !" o "An' why not ?" said another. "It was nu a aceldent; l am sure of that." t "What baldherdash " cried a third; didn't I f see him aim the blow ?" and the whole of t Shanvilla flourished their bhrls and their sticks in the air, clashing them together with a terrifle noise of onslaught. Tom Murdock's cheeks blanched. He fear ed that he had opened a floodgate which he could not stop, and that if there had not beeb there would oono be, murder. His men stood firm in a close body, and not a word was heard ato aas amongst them. Don't strike a blow, for the life of you, boys?" he cried, at the same time he took back his hurl from the man to whom he had given it to hold, who hlanded its to him, saying, "Here, Tom, you'll be apt to want this." The hanv lls men saw him Itake the hurl, and thought is an acceIptance of a ohItnge to fight. They now began to jump off the ground, erying, "Whoop, whoop !" a sure sign of prompt action in an Irish row. At this still more crtibetal moment, Father FarSrell, the parish priest of Shanvills, who had been sent for in all haste "for the man who was killed" was seen cantering across the common towardA the crowd ; and more fortun ately still, he wase accompanied by Father Ro ce pari nsh priest of Ratheasb. They were both known at a glance; Shanvills on his "strawberry cob," and Rathcash on his "tight little black mare." *It Is needless to say that the approach of these two good mein calmed, to all appearance, if not in reality, the exhibition of angry feel ilng amongst the two parties. oere, your reverence," said oie of the 8banvilla sromn to Fath"r .Farrell-" here's where the man that was hurt is lying; poor EmAon-a-knock. your reverence." Father Farrell turned for a moment and wbispered to his companion. " Ill sec about the hurt man, and do you try and keepthe boys quiet. I can see that Bhanvilla se ready ' or a fbt. Tell them tbat I'll be witb them in a very few minuteo, it the man is not badly hurt. If be is, my friend, I'm afraid we shall have a hard task to keep 8hanvilla quiet. Could you not send your men home at once.. "I'll do what I ean with your own e will not g*ikeg4 lo n e last momnt." They then s }r "FIo el -d knook *IS i '; e;nd Fr ther Bohe toward the Ratheseh men. " Boysn he, addreise " this b a sad ending to a day'J sport; t .ls God, from wbht I hear. the man is net mueb hBrt. Beo tedy at all pventh. Indeed, you bad be goe home at onese every men of you. IWe^a a take year priest's dv'iest" 6 why not year reverneef to be sare wr ~iit it comas to that; but, plains God? li worst It was only an accident, an wi If 11 It won't eignify. We'll qtan' our anoter while, your reverence, until kow the boy is: flre, there's two of beer an' a danocto the fore, by-an' "Wll. d.-be vry eteady, and Leep your le quiet. 'll Vi the first man of you that trkee a blow with condign---" "Well strike no blew, your reverene, if we baest struck kSt. Let Father Farrell SAM so be1 yuen way dealee upon it," 1·JoLb an m enilad pa gent a *.e* ws 'A m r him to be goeedhalan ia a adl well as moral paInt f view; sabne adr been proving hIme the goomuar for the last seventeen years to ev a a inbe parish, whether they fell amon- thieve or no He had eoumenoei life a ,.mmde kbt had (rndoaily, perhaps) pne e bQhrcb. I emory, however, of i predt i. onm, he kept aeort of liMttle glapemar behiin&bis kitchen ; andes nem'voua were the cares which nature had of footed under his mild advice and harmless prescriptions, that he had established a repo tation for infallibility almost equal to that subsequently attained by Holloway or Morri son. Never, however, was his medical know ledge of more use as well as value than on the present occasion. Shanvilla grounded their weapons at his ap preach, and waited for his report. Father Farrell of course first felt the young man's pulse. He was not pedantic or affected enough to hold his watch in his other hand while he dad so; but, like all good physieians, he held his' tongup. IHe then untied the handkerchief, and gently examined the wound so far as possible without diaturbing the work which Phil M' Dermott had so promptly and judiciously per formed. His last test of the state of his pa tient was his voice; and upon this, in his own mind, he laid no inconsiderable stress. In re ply to his questions sa to whether he felt sick or giddy, Emon replied, much more stoutly. than was expected, that be felt neither the one nbr the other. Father Farrell was now folly satisfied that there was nothing seriounly wrong with him, and that giving him&be rites of the Church, or even remaining longer with him then, might have an unfavorable effect upon the already excited minds of the Shan villa men. He therefore said smiling, "thank God, Emon, you want no further doctoring just ew ; and I'1 leave you for a few minutes while I toiell S marille that nothing serious has befallen yoe.' He then left him. and hastened over toward his parishioners, who eagerly met him half way as he approached. Well.your reverence " Well, your rever mee " ran through the foremost of them. " It is well, and very well boys," be replied; "' I lesa God it is nothing but a scalp woond, which will not signify. Pat -by your hurlo, sad go ad ask the atheash girls to danee." " Thr hersm for Father Farrell !" shabouted Ned Mnrrican of the black cmuly head. They were given heartily; and peace was restored. Father Farrell them remeounted his straw berry cob, and rode over toward where Father Roche was with the Batheash men. were"in a manner," as anziouns to bearhlsop ion of Eimon-a-knock as his own men had been They knew nothing, or if they did, they cared nothing, for any private eaase of ill-will on their leader's part toward Emon-a-knok. They were not about to espouse hie quarrel, if he had one; and, as they baf said, they would not have struck a blow unless in self-defence. Father Farrell now assured them there was nothing of any consequence " upon " Emon; it was a mere tip of the flesh, and would be quite well in a few days. "But, Tom a-sohal." he added laughing, " you don't often aim at a crow and hit a pigeon." " I was awkward and unfortunate enough to do so this time, Father Farrell," he replied. And he then entered into a full, and apparent ly a candid, detail of how it had happened. Father Farrell listened with much attention bowing at him now and then, like the foreman of a jury to a judge's charge, to show him that hr anlerstood him. When he had ended, Fa ther Farrel placed his hand upon his shoulder, and, bending down toward him, whispered in his ear, " Oh, Tom Murdock, but you are the fortunate man this day ! for if the blow had been one inch and a half lower, all the doc tors and priests in Connaught would not save you from being tried for manslaughter." " Or murder," whispered Tom's heart to his self. By thin time Emon-a-knock, with M 'Der mott's help, had risen to his feet ; and leaning on him and big Ned Mutrican, crept feebly along toward the boreen which formed the an trance to the common. l'ather Farrell, perceiving the move, rode after him, and said, as he passed, that he would trot on and send for a horse and cart to fetch him home, as he would not allow him to walk any further than the end of the lane. Indeed, it was not his intention to do so; for he wap still scarcely able to stand, and that not without help. BefOre he and his assistants, however, Bad reached the end of the lane, Father Farrell came cantering back saying, " All right, my good lads, there is a jennet and cart coming up the lane for him." ~Emon cocked his ear at the word jennet; he knew who owned the only oue for milee around. And there indeed it was; and the sight of it went well-nigh to cure Emon, bet ter tihan any doctoring he could get. CrAPTER XXIV. The moment it had been ascertained that Eumon-oa-knock had been so seriously bhart soeariody thought-ob, the thoughtfulness of some people !-that some conveyance would be required, and she wa determined to take time by the forelock. Jamesy Doyle it was who had been dispatched for the eart, with a token to tbhe only servant woman in the house to nut a hair mattrem-abhe knew there to get ft over plenty of straw in the cart, and to make no delay. Jameas Doyle was the very fellow to manke no mistake, and to do as he was bid; mad mare enough there he was now, coming aup t be reean with everything as correct as asiblo. Phil M'Dermote nod Ned Mnrrican ed poor Emon to the end of the lane Just as Jammn Doyle came up. SThis is for you my poor fellow," said he, addressing Emon ." An I'mn to lave you every foot at your own doore--thee's my orders from the ould masther hitmselt" Emon was about to speak, or to endeavor to do so: but M'Dermott stopped him. '" Don't be dcsthroyin yourself Emono. strl vin' to spake; hut let ua lift you into the cart -an' hould yeor tongue." Emon-a-knock smiled; but it was a happy smile. Of course there wa acrowd round him; and many a whispered oheervataon paised thbrough them as poor Emon was lifted in, ked in a re cliniLg postitou, ad Jamesy Doyle desired to "go on, while Phil M'Durintt and big Ned MIorrloan gave bhi an escort, walking one on each side. "It was herself sent Jamesy Doyle for the J Jn l bd her Ilin' him to put ,of sIt SI " m. 3ln' bro e i "In troth an' ye did Nan aid was' to msake no delay' w an her a eam to you tbin milt t " SWhist, rl " broke nI a Lever weould say) aenible old woman- it was oa ,T d Cavana himelf seat Jamesy off;. lookin' at him gvila'tte ky of his hIat:" get the astraw w D ms, bow. leasaSt ye all are t" " Thrne for you. ,Ka e e ;" bat Wasn't it Wlnny that put him ito it ta -tears ooming up in her eyes as abe axed him f an' be thensame token, the handkieher sbe had i her hadt was for all the would the very color of Emra-a-knock's eap an' deever." There wasa ood deal of truth, but some exaggerratlon, tin the above goo sip. It was old Ned Cavana himel who had dl spa$shd Jamesy Doyle or theo alndeart, and he bhad also given him the he of th barn- ed Katty was tales l low le it be knowS thUt M ea mas in the parih of iath i, W owner oef erend oMea_..i - cdbeaely eant for It te s homý whe the proper tiats to do so and Wnay Cavana knew that she knew that her father would be all alive r the purpose the moment it was mentioned to h; -ad she w determined that her fathe be "dret i the feld," Tberowas IC'iriinary bet itself; w stlen of e flint rt to. But old ed never thoeqghtei4 nto bine willingnessa to serve a neighbor. Winny had thought of it, but braved it, rather thhn lose the chance. It was she who had suggest ed to her father to send Jamesy for the jennet and to give him the key of the barn where the dry straw was. If the gossips had known this little turn of the transaction, doubtless it would bot have escaped their comments. But we maeet return to the common, and see how matters are going on there. Tom Murdock had witnessed from no great distance, the arrival of the jennet and cart; and of course he knew them. He -did not know, however, that it was Winny Cavana who had sent for them-he only guassed that. He saw "that- whelp"-be put this shameful addition to it in his anger-lifted into it; and if he had a regret asrto the acci dent, it was that the blow had not been the inch adid-a-half lower which Father Farrell had blessed his stars had not been the case. This was the second time his eyes had seen the preference he always dreaded. He bad not forgotten the scene with the dog on the road. He had not been so far that he could not see* nor so careless that he did not remark the bangkerchief; nor was he so stupid as- aeto divine the nrport of the amicable little bat tle which apparently took place between them about it. The color of Lennon's cap and sleeves now also recurred to his mind, and jealousy suggested that it was she who made them. But this business was by no means finished on the common. He could not, as it were, ab scond, deserting his friends; and ills his hu mor was for what was before him,.hs muost go through with it. It would help to keep him from thinking for a while, atall events. Beside, the sooner he saw Winny Cavana now the bet ter. He would explain accident to her as if it had happened to adther peeWn, not as to one in whom he believed there wl a partic uler interest on her part. To be iflent on the subject altogether, be felt would betray the very thing he wished to avoid. The harling match over, it had been ar ranged that the evening should conclude with a dance to crown the tmicable feelings 'with which the two contending parishes had metin the strife of harls. The boys and girls of Rthcash and Shanvilla, whiehever side won, were to.mingle in the mazy dance, to the en livening lilts of blind Morrin the piper, who, as he ceold not see the game, had been hbe whole afternoon squealing and droning, and. bopping the brass ends of bis pipes upon a square polished-leather patch, stitched upon the knee of his breeches. There now appeared to be some sort of a hitch as to the dance coming off at all, in con sequence of the " untoward event" which had already considerably marred the harmony of the meeting; for it would be idle to deny that dissatisfaction and doubt still lingered in the hearts of Shanvilla. Both sides had brought a barrel of beer for the occasion, which by this time it was almost necessary to put upon "the stoop; " Tom Murdock superintending the dis ttibution of that from Rathcash, and a broth er of big Ned Mnriican's that from Shanvilla. Blind Murrin beard some of the talk which was passing round him about the postpone ment of the dance. Like all blind pipers he was sharp of hearing, and somewhat cranky if put at all out of tune. "Arra, what would they put it off fort" said he, looking up, and closing his elbow on the bellows to silence the pipes. "Is it be cause wan man got a cut on the head! I heard Father Farrell say there wouldn't be a haporth on him agen Sunda' eight days; an' I beerd him, more be token, telln' the boys to go an, ask the Bathcash girls to dance. Arra, what do ye.mane Isn't the counthry gotthered now; an' the day as fine as summer, an' the the grass brave an' dhry, an' lashin's of beer at both sides, an' didn't I come eleven miles this mornin' a purpose, aa' what the dliowl would they go an' put off the dance for Do you mane they're osshioughs or auniadharss, or -what ?" "No, Billy," said a Shbanvilla girl; " but neither the Shanvilla boys nor girls have any heart to dance, after Emon-a-knock bein' kilt an' sent home." " There won't be a haperth on him I tell you agen lunda.' Didn't I bear Father Farrell say so, over an' over again ? arra badhersuin, Kitty, to be anre they'll dance." While blind Murrin was " letting off" thusn Phil M Dermott was -een returning by a short cot across the field toward them. " Ilere's news of Emon, anyway; he's altheri better or worse," continued Xitty Reilly; and soume dread that it was unfavorable crept through the Shanvillas. " Well, Phil, how is he well Phil how Is he?" greeted M'Dermott from several quar tern as he came up. " All right girls. He's much better, and he sent me back for fear I'd lose thefirst danace for he know I wa engaged;" and he winked at ver pret Rathesh girl with soft blue San ght auburn hear, who was not far " mArra, didn't I know they'd danoe " said Murri, giving two or three dumb aquemeu with his elbow before the moade ame, hlke the three g four Brst pulis at a pomp before the water Uows. It then ran like lightning through the mowd that the dance wars going to bi and old MaMrin blew op in erneet at the top of his power. He had, with the help of some of the Det daneers dmongst the girls oc both sims, elected that spot fo the purpoe, before the the game) ad commenooeed; and he had kept his-ground patiently all through, playiu all the plauxitlie in Car'lan'oSetaloguo. Bf Uhot without wetting hb's whistle; for as he be longed to neither party, he had been asupplied with beer alternately by both. Phil d'Dermott whispered a few words to the pretty Rathcash girl, and left her appar ently in haste. But she was "heerd " by one of thie guoipi to say, " Of course, Phil; but I will not may, ' with all my heart;' sure, it is only a pluore peatpaued for a little.--ow mind, Phil." " Never fear, Sally." And he was off through the crowd wish his head up. Phil's expedition was to look for Wipny Cavani, to whom Emon-a-knock had been on gaged-for the firmt damea; and as he knew wher the bonnet trimmed with blue ribbon aole seen all day, he made for the spot. be came within a few lsrebee of it, he saw em Murdock seemliry earnest converma tin with the o sf hs searob, and he haifg back for a few perceived. Tom Murd e , was not a man to be eamlly astances, or to stand ea bye Wpm ar t con seiounease Guf r rhe always bayed the t, it mi be, an. lunsen 14 tad oeb An was now ' to-0begin, .d ol0 W O9m wore ottolesi and i eaut aWony. e bad wned an '-- pp hia al wase partly ldiegaged rtm q theme her- and indeed, to do them estice they " made temelvem searce" as he SThey are. going to dan, Wianny; will you allow me to lead you out P h msaid. Wiany had been ponderin in her mind the possibility of what wtake place; and after turning aher answer into twent d~~ leteA oee as thei sst give.with a deli s -i antoipated mo a wars obliged to .- amb. Not a mingle ' m replilsabe had shaped mst-m am U pl eh ae shbe had rehearsd ms often as the bet-caie to her aid. U Will you not even answer me, Wlnny n a dded, after a long panse. " 0,"m.she said lesitatingly, " that as l p r good will which was supposed to aui b l nthe parishes, the Rathoash men to t m BShanvilla girls, and Shanvilla a" T be carried out too; but surely pýohau ment is not to prohibit a per son fromh rivilege of asking a near neigh bor." " No; but you had better begin, as leader, by setting the example yourself. You were head of the Ratheash men all day, and they will X O to take pattern by you." " WO f,_iall begin so Wlny ; but say that you will dance with me by-and-by." " No, Tom, I shall.not say any smuch thing, for I do not intend to do so. r don't think I shall dance at all; but if I do, it shall be but once-and that with a Shanvilla man." " Do you mean to say, Winny, that you came here to-day intending to dance but once I" "I mean to say." she replied rather hadgh tily, " that you ave no right to do more than to ask me to dance. That is a right I can no more deny you than you can deny me the right to refuse. But you have no tight to er4ee-qaestion me." " If," he continued, " it is in consequenoe of that unfortunate accident, I protest-" " Here, father," said Winny, interrupting him and turning from him; " shall we go up toward thepiper t I see they are at it." Tom stood disconcerted, as if rivetted to the spot; and as old Ned and his daughter walked away, he saw Phil M'Dermott come. toward them. He watched and saw them enter into conversation. The first question old Ned asked knowing that Phil bad gener piece of the way home with him, wasof course to know bow Emon was. " o much better," said Phil, " that he had a mind to come back In the ourt an' look on at the dancin'; but of course we would not let do so foollsh a turn. He then sent me back afeerd Miss Winny bere would be engaged afore I got au far as her. He tould me, Miss Wiany, that be-was to take you out for the first dance himself; an' although Phil M'Der moSt is a poor exemse for Emon-a-knock in a dance, or anywhere else, for that matther, I hope, Miss Winny, r will dance with me." " Coade mie a falh., Phil, for your own sake as well as for his," said Winny, putting her arm through his, and walking to where they were " at it," as sabe bad said. Tom Murdock had kept his eye upon her, and bad -seen this transaction. Winay Al though she did not know it, felt conscious that he was watehing her; and it was with a sort of savage triumph abe had thrust her arm through Phil M'Dermott's and walked off with him. " Surely," said Tom to himself "it is not possible that she's going to dance with Phil M'Dermott, the greatest clout of a fellow in all Shanvilla-and that's a bold word. Noth ing but a bellows-blower to his father-a com mon nailor at the cross-roads. Thank God I put Emon, as she calls him, from danuoing with her, any way. He would be bad enough ; but he is clean at all events, that's one thing ,nee lae m aa in. See.! by the devil she's out with him, sure enough. I think the girl is mad." (Tubecontinued.) MISCELLANEOUS.. LOUIS GRUNEWALD, 129.............Canal street..............129 luroarBT Or MUSICAL INSTRUMLETS, STRINGS, ETC. Publisher of Mousic, Sole Aget for the celebrated Steinway,. Knabe, Hanes Pleyel and Westermayer PIAkN. ]vory Piano meld i flatly warratd to give satisfaotlo. TRAYSBER OBRGAN, manufactured In Stuttgart, Germany which, for durability and sonority is ususr. passed. Attentonm I also called to abihAet Ovrqpan. ILLUSTRATED CATALOG i'8 o-s B, J" WEST, DILz.as E AQRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, PLANTATION HIARDWARE AND MACHINERY, 115 and 117 Magasine Street, Poole & Hunt (Baltimore) Steam nngines, Saw Mills, etc. SF. HBlndy (lanesvlle, Ohio) team Engines, Saw Mill. etc. B W. Payns & Sons' (Corning, New York) Steom En glnes, Saw Mills, etc. Gerg L Squler & Bro. (Buffalo, New York) Sugar Mitl HBore Powers, eto. Z. B1 A Co. (Canton, Ohio) "World' aod "Ohio" Mow ore. sad Mowers aod Repers cemblned. D . Osomrne &a "Kirby Mowers, eta. a ~. Ta ylr. HPy Bakes. "Nhwlta anud "Monroe" Pulverrioing Harrows. "" xelsor Lawn Mower. H. Boil & Ce. (Worcester, MI~asehlsott) W 'od-Wortk E. ll ... ...h.lle, New Jersey) Wood-Working &arlalw Compaq, New York. S.rd. oo. , lýtewoll a Co., Saws .... p ,per1 Wera, aUam . Cstpay. plgw sad OCltlvaeora. Wabip & Br. (Atlato.Gersgta COtton Gins . 3neakse5" 7oanry Bolls. 1. McCLOSKEY'8 Oyster Saloon and Restaurant Nos, 70 and 72 St. Charles street. I take pleasmre in anneoocing to my friens snd the Rnblir that I bare opened a IrStclass OhYSITR SALOON nod RESTAUItANT at the shove place. The houso ha been tlagpaghy repad ac sted up In fdirst clas stle Indies' and Gemtiemen's Saloon asp stais, Altel e tarios of b, sosso, ob OYSTERS, 11R. ue,x oo.00 il be edrra a oh toe Y siyle Tbebsf WfWINfkad L54 Yom s lna s 01 E1 A 3t E4 ss sx, SEWING MACHINES. THE SINGER SEWING MACHINE C.0 AT THE WORLD'S FAIR, CONSTITUTED BY THE HOMES OF TRH PEO 1N RECESvD THE Great Award of the Highest Sales, And have left all rivals far behind them, which is de .to the SUPERIORITY;OF 1HE SINGER MACHINE ever all otLlqs. The Reternse o the Twenty- (e dferent Machine Compeanes, eo the year 171, sMow the Number of aaehines ol4d to be.. .610,94 Of which the Singer sold ........ 1,Q90 !NEARLY ONE-THIRD OF THE TOTAL NIlMaO SOLD. The CHICAGO BLIE! CO~MMITTES' R3TUq show a like resmit Oat of 2941 Machines Farnished, SaI wcae Singer Machines. The Applicant in every cmne desilgated the kind r Maewne demse There are now 800,000 Singer Sewing Machines In -Daily Use. EVERY MACHINE GUARANTEED TO Go SATISFACTION OR MONEY RBFNDrD Call and Examine, or Send for Cireula and ample of Work. MACHzRE T WIST, or e al e, aadeaniltlase pew JOBN CLARK JR. & CO.'S OOTTODN., on black spools, at wliolesale aid retail, WM.. E. COOPER & CO.. GENERAL SOUTHERN AGENTS, 89.........Canal Street ......... 9 ly521 liy New Orleams. WESTERN PRODUCE, LIQUORS, ETC. EDWar BURKZ, WINES AND LIQUORS, 186 and 192..Tchoupitoulas street..186 and l39 mhl6 731y sa oniaLsx E. Conery. 3. H. Kehge. tf.em Jr. E. CONERY, SON CO., - WHOLESALE GROCERS, Commission Merchants and Dealers in Western Produoe. CORNER OF CANAL AND DELTA STRESH, nols 71 .- suw Om=a`.r SUNDRIES............... ......SUNDRIES - so offer for sale, in Iota, or qeantitles to suit prr chasers, at the ae~ ket Price c00 casks CLA CON SIDES. 50 caeka C. R. BACON SDES. 150 easkaBACON SHOYLZDES. 50 caska DRY BALTED BHOULDERS. Sbbla. 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