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w. O .ZANS Ua*AT. JUNK 10, 1M1T. nd for the sake bf bar people she ,not run the risk of bodking them. Sl' the day of conviction should ever rvne, Dr. O'Mea meet be her friend in need. Who shall say what the thought of that rag heart and stalwart arm was to tbs lonely 4i, when, at the sad of a few weeks, the amissabehe to fall free her eye little by lit tie till hardly a doubt remaiod f-what, as ai nt and trembled a; the tempest drawing osUM, the tempest that could not fail to buret liesa b when the truth should be known. The lifte sadigaotion of her fathber's family. i member f whib had written to br in e, pemodliy exhorting her to maintain the bedr and ,jigolt of their name; tbh es eagem t from uancle and his family, Wiesh e * felt sure would follow; and, sorrow of all, perhaps, to her own the diappointment of Mrs Carew, who qrobabl refuse to come to hebar when Ade hbould bear of the step she bed taken. For neade well knew that, like many other Rita albes, that lady regarded a seceder to tbe 'Ro an Ohurch' with undiegulsed conte9pp One, eveniog, just as the struggle in the mind of our heroine had arrived at the crisis, - he two csine mighbt have been seated to 'bwii- In the drawing-room of the parsonage, *: .e g a conAdential Chat. It was lovely , tMher, and the soft fresh breezs, as it stole ln through the open French window, was Slsblfjflsd with the perfome of freshb-et bay e d semmer flowers, very refreshing to a ea . ry mind and fevered brow. Mande was asnering from both; for it had been a sultry dA, and the morning had been spent in deep 0 ams eloeaso study in her own room, and the aAreenon fit a long and tedious consultation with the new agent and Mr. Neville, wbiob eanlitation bad not been altogetbher either eeeet or satisfactory to ber. For she had deemed It her duty resolutely to press plad at har own (or rather a plan that she had adpoted as her own) upon her ansle, concern lag certaln cottages on her proprty-a plan th. wished as resolutely to evade, seeing that It woeald involve a ertan amount of trouble to hmself, though be grounded his objectioons Sthe sore of expense to the estate. The yeong heiress bad combatted bie argumenots with considerable patience and ingenoity; for though she bhad never herself even seen the eabtas In question; the doctor had told her they were nIit for houaan habitations, and Meade was as resolute as a woman could be tC that they should be repaired, or even, if necee- to _nq, rebuilt. Of course as a woman always "a s (and ought to do in a right cause), di - ecarried her point, and the clergyman a sigh was obliged to promise to ride en agad and Inspect the said cabins. . Bat this little worry was over now, and sl tid though ebs was, Mnde laughed merrily tic aseledescribed it all to Fanny, who, naughty e child, was highly delighted at her oousin's persistency. Then they talked of other mat erc, very interesting to themselves, however Svld of head or tail they might have appeared op to be to any one not understandinlg he ins di end eate of the warm young hearts and fresh mi yoeng minds that discunsed them. They were as is the full tide of chbatter when the door end- as dealy opened, and aunt Barbara stalked in. It dr wed by no means a pleasant intrusion; but he Sleany rose with a kindly smile, and placed a ap ehair for her in her usual corner, while Mande to arranged the blinds to exclude the sunhbeam th that straggled in upon her eyes. Then having Kit msted, themselves once more, with a comical "m look of.disappointment upon their faces, they da ocmmenoed a somewhat stiff and formal con- br versation upon things in general. In this Misse a Barbara took no part, but knitted on with th eoatracted brow and compressed lips, as taI thoogh that stocking had been the end of her Ti existence. a "My dear Fanny," exclaimed Mande, end- m delly breaking off in the middle of an obser- hi, ratloc on her wool-work, "see some one has we brken the beautiful plant O'Keefe sent us ate yesterdy morning." - Ti "hL audle," said her cousin, shaking her pI head,I have been expecting you to discover it all the evening. I am so sorry, but it could he setbe helped. Bat did it with his tail this fri, aernoo. Pei "Bat!' cried Mande, with a look of deep in- sin trit, and seeming quite to forget her flower, to ndid not know be had been here." for "Yes, be bu, and hib master too. The do- bhe ter sailed while you were loseted in the po MIr with papa and Mr. Reynolds; but I of beald haveo thought youen might have heard tbh * Bat barking at Looiloo, for they were playing All tegether when flat broke the plant." con gsboe would at another time, for Mande hos smebow had the faculty of distinguishing bot arsebeark among other canine voloe ; hut at ioo the particular moment to which Fanny hi referred, she had been too earnestly occupied wi la tiug to get her own way to notice it. ma "Dr.O'Meara came to see both papa and yoluself on bustnesu; but I told him you were din eFgaged just then, and asked him to stay to Tie i·inermt-h s a chat with yoU afterward. the Rebed only just accepted my invitation, when wif word was brought to him that Tim Murphy cht bad met with a severe accident, and was in- con deed, they feare'., bleeding to death." of "How dreadfol !" ried Mande, shuddering. se "Tim Murphy l" cried Miss Barbara, starting his up from her chair; "and pray, why was not Not informed of this, when you every one of you er know the interest I take in the man '' for "I really did not know that you had not hi. been told, dear aunt, for all the servants knew cor of it," replied Fanny quietly. "As for myself of I I was too busy at the time, getting lint and be old linen ready for the doctor to take with in I him, to think of anything else; and from that out time till dinner I was wrting letters for papa run and making up his scoounts, so that-.' las "Well, really," exclaimed Miss Barbara, pro raising her eyes to the ceiling, "the luke- twr warmness of this family is most astonishin, ! fIv And pray, when you heard that Tim niight had bleed to death. what care did you take for his F immortal soul - -'.l1 arkd the doctor abhout hia," said Fanny quietly; "and be told me he was nCatholic. so his I knew be would be cared for. For Catlholice cry are never osaelea when there is danger of death." Mt "A Catholic !" shrieked Miss Barblara; wi "then let me tell you he is nothing of the a-t; end that infamous man, that Jesuit in tir "gu"lie, that Dr. OMeara, knows it as well s lu I d01 But it is Just what I should have ex- pested, for the bare-faced lies af those Papiets fcc rpseverything. A Catholic, is he? Just wit Imatgoe the impodence of the man, when he of a hnowa that Timothy is one of my converts !" ns Serious as wee the subject, there w anome- cry thing so ludlorouos In the rage of aunt Barbara, the that Fanny could not forbear a smile. Not so qai he eousin, who eat and looked at Misc Barbara of I speemhless indignation. Mil SWell, how you csan conalder your conduct wit sasitet ee the daughter of a Protestant ro -er puusles me," continued Mis Barbara bar -mrehingFanny with aoree solemnity. S e nocdictenoy oertainly, when you de- pro herabel.y allow a Romaniset to send a Romish fie to natrohb the lambe out of yonr fathr's she I uam ashamed of you, that I am I As for and en, lM Mesde," bshe conotinued, turning to wit her she spoke, "If you think to overwhelm bitl me, b ettlong and etirlng at me like a tragedy ago _asen, you are quite C t n. Nothing that ael em may think orea ~Ib soubjeot will sour- wa prise me, for everyb p Re on which side est eer cympathisa are eileted, poor girl! I in Stle doubt," shbe addd, a tone of bit- id .-e flrep athat if you bad beard of the ccl- and ;t at ihe tm e, you would have gone for the tig -"ld iMade, restranlnIog herselt with t a S l d aepeaking ery qulsetly, "I' b .iete gee-th lsl fr eoolhd have Ti d l more-Iee ess~ .ai hine er reoaoose to the God he had so fearfullyin Ssalted by L a selllag, as be did, his birth right for a little food, and afterwards consaet - g to stle his conseolence for tb value of a she pig I Ye," abe oontinued, as though partly em. speaking to her own bheart, "I would have fvr fetbed the priast " ad. "Did I not may ao f cried Miss Barbara. bat with a mooki laughb; "am I not right I And ely would not anyody else have said so who had the seen you Ielyt It i not very difficult to lit- gees why you have gone from tbe Ritnalista as N the Romaonits. Well I am sare somebody lag eaght to be flattered, for it is not every heirnse rt that woold piok him up with a pair of soagel Phe sad aoot Barbara awept oat of the room. ily, Nota word was spoken foreseome few momets r after her departure, but the young girls sat the and looked at each other in silent astonish - meont. At length Fanny broke out into aa in ily, cootrolable fit of laughter, which was the Im ud, mediate signal for Maude to burst into teara we "Macdie, my darling," cried bar eoosin, ho springing from her mas, "I, beg of you not to on grieve. What does it signify, wbat can it or signify, whatever a bigoted woman like ant I to- Barbara chooses to smay ' to. A warm pressmre of the hand was the only response. be " Of coarse, dear," continued Fany, " we are all sorry that you are a Ritualist; but even so, what business has aunt Barbra to I interfere with your consoieneet It only hbofrs ias nhow true it is that "fools rush in where 'i angels fear to tread ;" for ever sines that day as you spoke of it, papa had wished to talk to I you upon the subject, but wohld not do so until you first consulted hi. becaueose he con sidered it a matter between God and yourself. For. after all, you still belong to the Churchb of Engiand. It would be very diffeent if you b were reaily a Roman Catholic. I do not sup- I pose you would find papa quite so easy than. a b at would indeed be a grief to s alL E r Mada buried her face in the casbhions. t d " But, indeed, you mst not think another li word about aunt Barbara." mid Fanny, who a mistook the cause of tbe paroxysm ; "for as b for her other wicked innuendo, we all know it is perfectly untrue. Be assured that we all p atnderstod both you and the doctor thor ie oegbly; nobody appreciates more than papa b Shis dismteresstednesm in labouring, as he does, ti 1 among the people. nor your anxiety to help n him. As for me. I sometimes think that, see. w ing all be has dons fur you, you are hardly y' kind enough to him. I am very sore if you w r were one iota less civil than you are you would w be positively ungrateful 8o you see, I, at as e least, am not likely to asspect you of any par Stcular' attachment to the doctor." And as al she spoke she once more folded Maude in a a, long and loving embrace. It was well abe ai did so; for thus it was that the dlash that hi o suddenly snffosed her consin's face remained hi unnoticed, and, all unconscious of Maude's w emotion. Fanny kissed her again and again, or I whispering, as abshe did so, words of consola- se Stion, and softly preaching patience and for- re h bearance even with aunt Barbara. ti CHIAP ER X X. The few words that Mary Murphy had I I spoken to her brother in-law on St. Patrick's- di day had m;ade a far deeper impression on his mind than she herself had dared to ho)e. Her -en astonishment, therefore, was almost as great m as her delight when shae heard from her chil- di dren a few days after that little Norah and th her brother Mike had once again made their pr aplpesrance at the Catholic school. She flew to her husband with the tidings, and during as the next few days many a fervent thanks- dr giving arose from that, ittle cabin at,d from a yo imall field hard by, when Peter earned the do daily bread for his family by the sweat of his ki brow. Still little was said by either the hous- yo band or wife to the neighbors around them on Mi the subject; for Peter was faroo cautious to fat take too much for granted with regard to Tim's amendment. No niediciner ever dreaded ar, a partial core and relapse for a patient's body ": more than Peter dreaded each a calamity for Do him brother's soul; and when a pious old for woman dilated on one or two. little ciroom- me stances she had observed as hopeful signs in Pci Tim's family of better things, Peter's only re- I ply was to break out into invectives, as bitter uni as ever, against "the tralter and souper, who the had heaped snbch black disgrace upon his him friends." But deep down in his own heart bet Peter believed in and rejoioed over his brother's res sincerity far more than he cared to own. And der to a certain extent he only did him justice; eye for Mary's words had awakened in Tim's he heart snob a borror of himself, as ashe had we portrayed him, "GOad' enemy and the murderer te of his children's souls," that he had resoilved, hot there and than, to return to his ancient faith we Alas, poor Tim I he had as yet to learn that a something more than a mere human resolution, nt. however strong it may be, is needed in the pea boar of temptation. That hour had come me sooner than he had expected, and having no pri higher power to rely on than his own week not will, h had fallen; "and the last state of that wi man bhad been worse than the first." bea Who shall paint the feeling of sickening hi. dimappointclent with which Peter heard that to: Tim's children had been once more sent to th the Protestant school, and that he and his hi. wife were again to be seen at the Protestant set church ? The blow was almost more than he gre could bear, coming, as it did, in the very face sot of the hope be had been so fondly, though one secretly, nourishing. Only the consolation of we his religion sostained him in his stiotion. eat Not those who knew him best-not even Mary of Sberslf-unnderstood all that he had suffered; be for Peter, always quiet, now grew taciturn in hal his grief, and seemed to repel all efforts at grc consolation. From the moment that the news he of Tim's second defection was brought to him wo he sternly forbade his very name to be uttered ser in his presence, and often walked many a mile his out of his way, rather than pas. his cabin and kit run the risk of encountering him. Tim, on' roe his part, as may be well believed, took equal foe precautions ; and oonsequentl, for the last bei two months, although their cabins were within mo five mloonte' walk of each other. the brothers sto had never met. Peter was therefore considerably astonished, one afternoon about the middle of June. to see 1 iis brother's eldest boy, Mike, run towards hi, his cabin as fast as his legs would corry him, Its crying bitterly. sor " What's tte matter, Mictey, my lad?" asked tn Mcry kindly, as the b:y threw opei the be wicket. ch " Oobone! and it's daddiy that's killed in- co tirely, and mammy told me to tell you to come on quick, or it. will be all over with him i" an For an instant Peter paused, and with a st fsac iale as ashes turned irresolutely to his mi wife. Should he got An unwonted glance ev of reproof in those gentle eyes was more than fe. answer to the unspoken question; and with a wi cry, half groen, half sob, Peter rushed out of we the honuse. For a few minntes Mary tried to al lquiet the lad, that abshe might learn the extent ar of the misfortune. Finding, however, that ha Mike refsed to be comforted, she left him bal with his little oonosins, who had oluatered mm round him in dismay, and followed her hboa bandl to Tim's cabin. qul She found him lying on his bed, bleeding obi profusely from a wound be had soidentally in- itt ficted on his foot with a hatbchet. It was well me she arrived when abshe did; five minutes later wo and Tim would have bled to death. For Biddy, the with loud lamentations, coould only rush m hither and thither, wringing her hands in an rig agony of terror; white Peter, and twoof thepr neighbors, with the beat intentions in the world, were only wastIng time in trying to an, staunch the blood. Mary maw how matters estood ao in a minoto, and gently pushing the assistanta we aside, sbe wrencbed a string from her apron, not and with her strong hand bound the leg tightly round, a little above the eat; then ext wrapping the apron over the wound itself, abe of mt down on the bed, presming her fingerm on thu the pot to await the arlal of the doctor. ga They would have furmed a atriking pltorue t. a lb waited hr mr, an .our rd the be~rkor hd, $Il~SUV0r the wail in- lag obildrgs, the emalone bystandere, the ter I-- rifled samarae. roe,,t Tim's exelted imagins aot- Lion, bis life was last bblag with his strength; f a and as he aIsy back on hie pillow sick and sly faint with loss of blood, a terrible vision of vre judgment roeo before him. Onoe or twice he torned to speak; but Mary implored him so ira, earnestly to be silent se his only obance, that ad he obeyed, and onee moss lying back closed ad his eyes, to wait for the doctor. Still blhs to lips moved, and more than once Mary Murphy ste ecold dietlntly hear the whispered words, dy " Hol Mary, Mother of God, pray for us," and s- IJoied In them from the bottom of her heart. Il" At length the frm and loeg-desired footfall w heard withbout, and the moment after the to teee of Dr. O'Meara appeared at the door. at The room was qlckly eleared of all supefl o-u b- one aeisteate, to ehildres silenced, end even a- Biddy told " to cease her bewailings and make n- herself useful, or make herself scarce." To r| Peter's delight, as the doctor bound and n, dressed the wound he highly applauded Mary to on her presence of mind aend surgical skill. it But even the doctor's preesnce was insufficient t to resensure Tim. He was certain be was going todie, sad hie countenance, as be watched the ly operations of she doctor, was rueful in the extreme. At last all was finished, the leg rt tightly bound, restoratives administered to at the patient. and Dr. O'Meara prepared to de to part. He was just reobhig his hat for the Spurpose when a groan from the bed recalled I re him. - y to Dctor dear, and do you think I'm going o to die? a Now with the exception of a little physical I i" pain, and a slight exhaustation from the bleed- . f. ing, Tim never was better in his life; but as I bh e asked theiquestion an idea serio-comic, like I a himself, entered the mind of the doctor, and I be remained silent, looking very grave. Mary I e was tat that instant in the outer room with t Biddy, making a cupof tea for the patient ; therefore Peter alone heard the question, and r like Tim, he looked up into the doctor's face o with a creeping feeling of apprehension when a h be found that the answer was delayed. ' r At length, in an agonised voice, Tim re- b I peated his question. t " Well, my friend," said the doctor, shaking a Sbhis bead, " wounds are serious matters some- li times, and many a man has died of one before now. I kope you will get on well; but if you h were a rich man, for instance, I should advise r you to make your will, and in any case, r whether rich or poor, I should think no man I would go and chop his foot halfoff till he bad iI t settled the affairs of his soul." e " O my soul is it my soul you are speaking g about I" oried Tim, as he clasped his hands i and once more fell back on the bed, when if a any one "roared in the disq'ietude of his tI heart," he did The doctor toot advantage olf t his perturbation to beckon Peter aside, and ti whisper a few words to him, after which lie once more approached the bed, looking very n serious. Peter meanwhile hurried out of the 1r room to Mary, and in his timrn whispered come thing to her, with a twinkle in his eye that a had not shone there for many a long dcly. ft " Well, good-bye, Tim; Imust be going now. b I will look in and see you to-morrow;" and the it doctor held out his hand. h "'Is it going that you are l Ah, doctor dear, B sure, and you'll never have the heart to leave 'I me here to die like a dog! For, O doctor, if I a' die, where will I go-where will I got O, for '1 the love of Heaven don't go till yeosee the N priest of God darken that blessed door there!' it "Priest!" cried the doctor, in well-feigned ti astonishment. "'Nonsense, man, you most be w dreaming, or going . 'f your head! What have a you to do with the priest, pr what has he to d' do with you f You gave up everything of that ei ki.d and turned Protestant long ago, don't g you remember t It'a the minister you mean-- a Mr. Neville ; you had better send Mike to h fetch bins." al "Devel a foot shall he stir on snbch an errand!" cried Tinu, once nmore stairting up. h " No, no, no; it's the priest I want-Father ti Donovan, God bless h'im ! O, ask him to come, A for the love of God ; ask him to come, and let ti me confees ny sins, and save my soul! Oh, re Peter, Peter !" hi Peter, whose confidence in the doctor was Ti unbounded, had fully intended keeping out of hi the way, and leaving him to manage Tim in III his own fashion; but his brother's cry was eo lii heasererdlig that he found it impossible to ht resist it,.uan he responded by once more blun- gi dering into the room, where he stood with his at eyes aod month wide open, wondering what bi he ought to do next. Of course his appearance te wase the signal for renewed entreaties and pro-.. testations on the part of Tim, to all of whichob however, he soon saw from the doctor's face he to was to turn a deaf ear; and never did man aet a part better than Peter. He expressed the tL utmost contempt for Tim's sel-.sccasatlons, in perfect inoredulity as to his promises of amend- e1 ment, while wish regard to his request for a w priest Tim was told to "hold his tongue, and " not to dare to mention the gentleman's name with his dirty mouth." At length the doctor di began to fear the effect of the excitement on of his patient's nerves, and having made a sign fc to Peter to leave the room, he crossed over to oi the bed, and taking Tim's rough black hand in 13 his, looked into his face with one of his bright- Ot eat smiles, and told him the honest truth. So 01 great was poor Tim's astonishment, that it was some little time before he could be made to a1 understand the full meaning of the doctor's words; but when he did comprehend them, and Jr saw himself suddenly brought, as it were, out 0' of the very shadow of death, it would hardly H be a mistake to affirm that this was the very a happiest moment of his life. When he had tL grown calm the doctor told him that he trusted di he had yet many days to live, and that God di would give him grace to spend them all to Ills service. He was still holding Tim's hand in ai his, and was just turning round to say a few t1 kind words to Biddy, who had entered the P room, and was standing by Peter's wife at the at foot of the bed, when a quick footstep was ` heard to traverse the outer room, and the next b' moment the tall gaunt form of Miss Barbara sa stood in the doorway. n CHAPTiR Xxt. a. The effect prodnaed upon Tim Murphy and rc his friends by the sudden apparition ut Miss fe Itarbara may be better imagined than de- ci soribed. Even the doctor was so taken aback a touat he allowed some tow seconds to elapse H bef're he rose to receive her, or offer her his chair. But even when he had snfiliaoently re- n covered hinsnelf t., do, both, his polhtenese was di unnoticed, for Mils Barbara strode past him, in and in spite of Peter, who attempted to obh pi struct her progress by standing in her way, at marched str.ight to the bed. No sooner, how- th ever, did the patient catch sight of her sharp w features at bis elbow than he covered his face th with his hands, as though to exclude some non- hi welcome or repugnant object, and groaned es aloud. It is hardly to be supposed that such fr a reception on the. part of her favorite could lI have been altogether gratifying to Miss Bar- a bare; but whatever her feelings on the subject su may hasve been, she contrived to control them. ri " Well, Timothy; and bhnw are you I" she in- b] quired, seatoing herself majestioally in the ar chair the dootor bad j oust vacated, and drawinog ol it to the bed. "Miss Fanny told ms you bhad hi met with a severe acident, so I thought I me would call round and see yon, notwithstandlg in the heat and the inconvenience of disarranging i my plans for the evening. But you look all d right. What is the matter with yon ? And a pray how did you do it ?" h As Tim made no sign of replying, the doctor th answered for him, and having explained the MI accident, concluded by telling her that Tim va was progressing very favorably, and seeded rol nothing but a ltitle rest and quiet. Al " Then it has been nothinog serious after all," Nc exelaimed Mias Barbara. "How very stupid Be of my niece to be snrel 'She spoke as if some- thi thing very frightful had ocourred; indeed she tie gave me to understnd Timothy wea bleeding dri t*dsato. It is a strang thing that yoeng tl p~olo ma eo lues o ggerattin l,' bl pwas ure Ia rh eba tall t eae er- yeA at the s ,"said the dotor; " hor bad it ,- Inot been for the promps aNletance rendered thb; him by his ister-lIn law, Tim must bhave died end from ehasetion; foe an ary has, I find, been of serlosely Injured, and altbosb I ame the in be stant I heard of the adestd could not have so arrived in time to asve hbl. am undoubtedly as owes bhi life to Mary Murpby." ed "1 Ad may the Lord of Heaves be praised, is as pus ilt i her head to tie up my log ' cried by Tim, suddenly removing his banda from bhi Is, face, and clasping them fervently together; ad sand so to save my lire, and leave me here a bit longer to work for Biddy and lhe poor obil. ill drea. But, O Mary, my JewelI you saved mdr* he than that; for, by the biassing of God, yon've tr. saved my soul, just as it was going to fall down a. into the blackest pit of hell along with then ,n ugly devils !" to " Timothy I" cried Miss Barbara, " I am as o tonished ats you ! You, a saved soul I You, one id of the Lord's own flock! You, who told me rv only yesterday, in answer to my questions on It. the subject, that you felt in yourself the ase t raens of your election! You, wh'--" g Whist, my lady, wbist " cried Tim, waving to his hand to silence her; " I've I ad enough of te that in the lass twelve months ",u last me all g my life and more, and I'm goil.g ack tp the o old way. Yee, my lady; and I'd go baok to it Sf I had to go all the way from here to DOblin os on my bended knees by way of petrsee for my 4 sn in ever leaving it! You msv-take the pig, my lady, and welcome; but I mesan it; and g what's more, you may take every bitand sorap that's left of what you ever gave me; but I il mean it all the same; and what's more still, If I- you tell me that you'll never give oa a morsel " s to eat again, even if my children are starving, I mean it more than ever! For, instead of r i looking to you, and the likes of yon, my lady, I mean to look to the Almighty God, who will h never leave me nor forsake me it only I pt my a trust in Him." As Tim conclnded, he once a more buried his face in his bands, nor did he a e again remove them while Miss Barber re- a manssed. This, however, was not for long; for y Tim'e broadsidei-ars-barp as it was unexpected, p had told on Miss Barbara's hopes with such terrible effect that one alone remained. That Sone was Bridget, but as she raised her eyes in , indignation at the conclusion of Tim's speech, . they showed her Biddy in a corner on her knees, swaying backwards and forwards as she d told the long string of beads that was twisted 0 round the hands she was clasping and wring-. ' ing in the energy of her devotion. Deeply a incensed, Miss Barbara turned to the doctor, w expecting perhaps to find on his countenance a Ib gleam of triumph that might serve her as a tf prerext for commencing hostilities. If so she i, was disappointed, for a kind smile reigned ", there instead; as the doctor at that moment was fondling little Norah, and whispering her " to stroke his big dog. bi "And this is the end, then, is it, cngrateful m man," exolairned Miss Barbara at lengto. slow- tt ly rising from her seat as she spoke,--"t~is is bi the end of all I have done for your welfare, m and of all my prayers and hopes and striving ft for you in tLe Lord 1 Woe to yoo, dark and at benighted soul, returning once more to your trumperies and superstitltns, like the sow who had been washed to her wallowi-g in the mire! But why ahonlc I address myselt to you, poor ignorant tool th:. you are in the hands of de signing Jesuits?" and Miss Barbara glared at the doctor, who had left off playing with Norah. " Woe rather to those who by their I threats and blandishments do, or help to do, the devil's work for him! Well, I only hope when the last hour shabll come for them, they T may not have to repent in endless misery the deed they have this day done !" As she spoke she marched out of the room, darting another glance of indignation at the dootor in passing, so terrible that it almost looked as though the hope she had expressed "were the other way about entirely," as Peter expressed it. A silence of somemoments' duration followed her departure, suddenly broken by a hearty though somewhat shaky huzzah from Tim. After this he insisted on shaking hands with the doctor and Peter and kissing the rest all round, while he reiterated over and over again his intention of " serving God for the future." Then it was that the doctcr once more drew his chair to the-aide of the bed, and taking little Norah on one knee, while Bat monopo lized the other with his broad black nose and heavy paws, he sat and talked to the little " group that were gathered around him. Fora he fuori time he spoke of Tim's delinquencies, th but very soon qnitted the subject and talked CI to him instead of the one bright and beautiful M Church of God, and of the privilege of living and dying in the one mrue Fold. It was a very long talk; but so intent was the doctor upon ui the subject, and so earnest were his auditors, that the home-returning laborers were tramp ing past the cabia door, and the whir of the evening beetle was stealing In at the little pi window before he rose from his seat, or re- to membered that he had not yet dined. At last the clock struok seven, and then the 4 doctor bade farewell to his patient amid a chorus of prayers and blesings, and set out for Katllnew, where he found his boosekeeper, old Betty, ruefully contemplating, with many 19 lamentations his half-spoiled dinner. After Ti consoling himself, as almost every man does over a poor dinner, with the classical refleo tion that "hunger is the best cook,' the doctor attacked the viands, and whether they were Di "good, bad or indilfferent," certainly did ample N5 justice to them. As ston as his dinner was r over, he started for a second visit to the Globe House:; for not only was he anxious to trans- Sq act the business that had taken him there in Pr the afternoon, but he longed to give Mande a description of his experiment on Tim and the o discomtitureof Miss Barbara. Bb He was highly delighted with his ensucees; F and as he walked along thb utet lanes and up the drive leading to the t.mtbe House, a smile played upon his face almost as bright as the KI sunset that bathed the scene around him. It for was a lovely evening, and the soft summer en breeeze th,.t stirred the leaves above his bead seemed to breathe forth a spirit of peacefal noess exactly in harmony with his own happy thoughts. As he approached the house a low strain of musio stole through the drawing room window and made him quicken his pace, C for if there was one pleasure that he appre ciated more highly than another it was a musical evening with his friends at the Glebe House. The servant admitted him, and he was, as usual, aboiut to wend his way towards the drawing-reom when he heard himself hailed in an opposite direction. The sound evidently proceeded from Mr. Neville's study. To the study, therefore, the doctor repaired, and theie discovered his old friend in company with Professor Broadview. who had arrived that very evening from Dibliu. They wete 0 highly delighted to see him, the profeessir especially, who held up a large folio just fresh from the press, of which he was CUtting the 4 leaves. On nooae examination it proved to be a digest (to which the professor had largely subscribed) of the saying,, doings, discove hypotheses, suppositions, etc., of a certain thn archwologloal society, of which both the wai old gentlemen were members. They informed T him that they were engaged in discussing a time to give them his opinion. In vain the doctor pleaded hie Ignorance of the subject under discuscion ; the avowal was only attri. mr buted to his modesty. In vain he pleaded P that he not yet paid his court to the ldiese; vain he pleaded anything at a1I; for, solses. rolens, they were determined to have him. Beethoven did the doctor hear that night than . the few stray notes that stole in from time to u time-ut the open window. For the professor hi. own phraseology the dootor was ' aua , fee the evening. And chm a sa m -- ! ! mm is am._a . = *" t abot as listless sad onliterested asyon and I d pe nooe mfight be, gentle 'reader, were some Sbody to retaiIfor our special benefit all that a was reed that night for his out of the volnmi nose report of the R.A 8. - Is was long before the question at issue was Sdropped; indeed it ast have continued ad itfsifem (for oeach O the ebampions refused , steadily to be eavineed that be was wrong), a bad not the pro r eanced to stot seother Supon wbhich hib old tumt dis d lbim also. This psoeJhod a fr- dlau_ - Sduring which it Is to be feared that the doeor was sadly inatstotive bet hib abstreaule ad passed annosod by the dqip As, who bad small reason to bse dessle ih a mas who contented himself with the pat of a liesteor. I For two whole hours the lame wandered amid crumbling eitiee, Reaeo meaumeots, half-obliterated campe, and mysetos bhiero grlypha: and all the while the oteoe looked as miserable as any Marins could have done, sit ting among the rains. He yawned ideously behind she report of the R.A.S., nearly 'aodded to his fall' two or three times over, and felt almost inclioed to embrace the man as a brother who at last broke up the conference by bringing in the coffee. ITo be ceatnued.) Regular seerstiem msentil to Health. The regular seeretion and tow of the gastrio Juices. ad of the bile whish to use of Hostettar's 8iomlch b ittae prometee, are offsets which condune materially to the restoration of health, when the eye tem ts tlsordered. rood is not digeletd in the d ypep. tie stomach because the gastric dud Ia deficient, ouperahundant or vitiated the iver becomes con. i sed and the bowels constipated because the supply of bile Is nadequate or misdireosed. lbe Bitters etlss all this and removes every Illn oensequeacs o neoatmilastiee aod bileous irregularity. urlther more, e stimulates the otion of toe kidneys, by which impulties are, so to speak, strained from the blood, and ays teadeey in the urinary organs to grew suing gieh and diursoroerad counteracted. Whther it be sd as a mesa of roegulating gapustric or bious sererttin , sad reloeving the ovr"Iosed bowels, or to promote oplete. and therefore bsaltutl. urination. Hoamster's itter may be relied upoa with confdonce to aoeom plush th end In view. Jones & Roc W; UDDWnAnXo S, 250 Maal - nins Siaav.-Tbe eltausive patroage bestowed upon this now firm proves the high esteem in which ito in. dividual members are held by the pblila. Mr. Chas. 0. Jones knows-tb business thoroughly, from the smalleat-details to the moet important, ad his kind. nes, courtesy and thoughtfulness in those sd hours when such qualities are most needed and appreciated,. have won for him hboate of friends and, before starting for himself, ever secured him meet responsible positions in the employ of others. As for Coroner Roche, we can sum up his character in few words--large heartednoes and good nature. He is every man's friend, and, as we heard a wit say the other day, we really believe that many would consider It not such a bad thing to die if they were only sure that Joe. Roche would be around to bury them. We hope that the new firm wil net as many dollar. this year as the individual members have friends plus Coroner Robhe's handsome msj rity at the ate electiors. All kinds of fancy and staple dry goods at lowest cash prices at B. & W. Croere's. 147 Canal st. MISCELLANEOUS. MPORTANT ! ! ! TO THE SOLID ME; THE BCUSINESS MEX, THE YOUNG M/EN, AND THE BOYS AND YOUTHS OF THIS CITY. COGAN & SONS' Custom-Made Clothing 18 JUSTLY CELEBRATED For Its Style, Durability and Cheapness. As we keep no Esterunmade Clothing, our Goods are entirel, OUR OWN MAKE--out and made in the house by first olas Tailors, In styles specially to suit this city. Vrrm the NEWEST PATTERNC in SEASONABLE CLOTHS, DIAGONAIS. DOfSKInS and CASSI MERES. we are ooutantly making op NEW STYLES IN CUSTOM-MADE CLOTHING. FOR MEN'S. YOUTHS' AND BOYSB' WEAR, A strici role fof the honu is to always give a FIRST-CLAS FIT, and ,UR PRICESO will be found to be a great deal less than i usually paid for Inferior Northern made goods. The buyer and wearere of Clothing can suit them. selves better and pay less moneusy at COGAN'S CLOTHING HOUSE, 19...............Canal Street....... 19 THAN AT ANY OTHER PLACE IN THIS CITY. -A FEW OF OUR PRICES - Durable BUSINESS SUITS, from....O...6 50 to 19 00 eat CASMERE SUIT, from......... a 0 to 14 00 French FLANNEL SUITtS, from......1.. i ( to 15 00 Elegant DIAGONAL SUITS, from......13 C to 1950 Dres BLACK SUITS, from ..............00 to 21.00 i Cut ACK C 0 S, from .......... J5 to 00 Prlnc Albert FROCK COTS, from.... 800 to 1400 Stylish CASIMRE PANTS, from...... 75 to 450 English WORSBTED PANTS, from...... 350to to 5 Back DOESKIN PANTS, from.......... 4 to 6 Everlasting JEANS PANTS, from....... 1 50o to 75 Fashionable DRESS VESTS, from....... 150o to 3 50 Boys' 0SCHOOL and DRESS SUITS, from. 4 50 to 500 Light and Heavy OVERCOATS, from..-. 5 O to 19 00 Also a speciael line of Imported CLOTHS. CASSI MERES, DIAGONALS and BLACK DRESS CLOTHS for those who wlah to have their Clothing made to order at equally low prices. COGAN'S CLOTHING HOUSE, 19 Canal street, Between the Customhouse and the River. Open until I o'clock r. l. on Sundays. fe5, 77 ly OFFICE AMERICAN COTTON TIE CO. LIMITED, 47........... Carondelet Street.........47 NEW ORLgAm. IRON COTTON TIES. We beg to inform the public that we are prepared through our regular establisehod agets to supply the trade in any quantity with the fllowing celebratod TIES: The Arrow und Open Bide Slot Beard A Brother's Lac TIei Brach. Crooke & 0o.'s Look Tie. We also beg to annoue that the interests of Mssr. Beard & Bro. and Branch, Crook* & Coe. uw now moerged into the Ameriaa Cotton Tie Co. Limited. The Company's New Orleans agente are Messrs. Stone & Tutt, Ogden & Bell, Chims & Boyd, Archer & Borland. Win. Dillon, D. L. Banltt & Co. For the American Cotton Tie Co. Limited. an6 ly R. W. RAYNE & CO. 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