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aEw1 OrlEAS, a uDAI r APRIL 2t. t11. .
(tondensed from Associated Press Telegras.
IaNz.am.-A special from Dublin, April 15,
says it is expected that Butt will resign his
seat in Parliament and the leadership of the
Home Rule party. Five more arrests have
been made in connection with the killing of
the Earl of Leltrim. In the House of Com
meas, O'Donnell moved that the Government's
action in regard to Leitrim's assassination was
unconstitutional, and proceeded to attack the
Earus private character. A motion to exolude
strangers was carried.
Tan EAsTEmn QuuTrnox.-No progress has
been made Jn the negotiations since our last
issne, though Germany continues to exert her
self to bring about an understanding. The i
Cabinets of England and Russia have resorted
to semi.bffioll intercourse, which indloates
that official expression would only make met
ters more critical. In the hope of finding some
basiq for the assembling of a Congress., it is
mow rumored that the resident Ambassadors
at Berlin will.holds meeting. Thereisastrong
healing in both England and Raets that war t
is inevitable.
Tunxsr.--The Ministry has been re-organ- 1
lisd. It is only notable now as not including I
any of the pro-Russian leaders. The Porte
bas determined to resist the oceupation of
Coaustntinople by any foreign power. The
Tarkish people and army are bitterly hostile 1
to a Rusmlan alliance.
SBnvi. -Russia is trying to form an allianoe
with Bervia, a proposition favored by Prince
Milan but opposed by his Cabinet. Thomitob,
formerly Minister-President, and thirty-five
others, have been sentenced to be shot for con
piracoy against Prince Milan.
RouxAx,-The disagreement between Rus
sde and Roumania, which grew out of Russia's
delsre to annex Bessarabia, continues to grow
S os. The Russians threaten to die
arm the Bouman an army ang
theoountry with troops. TheRoomanian army
has withdrawn to the Carpathian mountains,
sad has determined to reseist disarmament, and
make another Plevna if the Russians attack
Egor.aLw.-On the 16th Parliament adjourn
ea for the Easter holidays to May 6th' and on
the 17th, news was made public that the gov
ernment bad sent orders to India for the im
mediate dispatbh of troops from there to Malta.
The opponents of thp government regard this
as nother step in the development of the war
policy of the Ministry and the opinion is ex
pe d that it is one of the secret determina
tiene of the Cabinet Lord Derby referred to in
his speech on the Bibh as inducing his resigna
Losox. Ajpril 18:-Orders bhave been re
ceived at Chatham to raise all infantry regi
ments there to fall war strength by Monday.
Three regiments are waiting orders to embark,
fell equ-ipped for the Seld. Orders have been
received at Portsmouth for ships of the first
reserve to be surveyed and prepared with all
dispateh for a six months' cruise with the
Channel squadron. Chief officers have been
appointed so the Cyclops, Gorgon, Hecate and
Hydra, all iron armor plated turret ships of
3438 tons burden, and carrying four gouns each,
and the Prince Albert, four guns, iron armor
plated turret sbip, 2505 tons. It is reported
that they will be shortly commissioned for
coast defense, relieving the sea going ships
now acting as coast guards. A chartered
steamer left Plymouth yesterday with 1500
tons of ammunition and stores, and 31 steam
lannobes and torpedo boats, for the Mediter
ranean feet.
The Press Association reports the British
Government bhe chartered fifteen steamers to
carry troops from India. The charters are
made out with the option of Port Said, Alex
andria or Malta. In the oity circles it is ru
amored the Government entertains an idea of
landing troops at the two former places, and
occupying Egypt until the conference meets,
or some satisfaotory solution as arrived at.
WAsHINrTON.-W. H. Hunt, of New Orleans,
has been appointed Judge of the Court of
The Senate passed a resolution fixing Jane
10th, as the day for the adjournment of Con
ress, but the House has postponed considera
ion of the subject to May 25th.
B vote of 37 to 6 the Senate has decided to
repea the Bankrupt Act. The Bill will pass
the Howe without difficulty.
Barneide's bill removing restrictions on the
eallstment of negroes was indefinitely post
poned-38 to 17.
Brooe, (colored Ropublican,) of Mississippi.
presented a petition of citizens of Mississippi,
praying for the refunding of the tax paid on
cotton during the years 1865, 1866, 1867 and
1868, and that it be returned to the States in
which it was collected, if not claimed within
three years. Referred to the Commmitte on
Finanoe. Mr. Bruce said this question was of
considerable importance, and as to whether
the money should be returned to the States in
which it was collected, or the individuals from
whom it was collected, be was not prepared to
say, but he felt sure it should be returned in
some form.
The Senate bill to revive and extend the pro
visions of an act approved June 8, 1872, grant
int.the riht of way through the public linds
O i $b lnted States to the P ool end Louis
villeR t Oempany, of Albtema, pssed
"Iva io h owH~~;:l: aos..,.
Senator Cooke's bill to construct a Govern
ment military and postal railway from United
States army headquarters at San Antonio, Tex.
as, to the Rio Grande, is considered a very im
nortant measure as a military defense on the
frontier, as well as opening up valuable com
merolial relations with Mexico.
Sargent, (Rep.) of California, in behalf of the
Military Committee, to which was referred the
House bill placing General Shields of the retir
ed list as a Brigadier General, thus securing
him a pension of $3000 a year, has made a re
port conferring the same benefit on Generals
Batler, Garfield, Grant and 15 others. This
will probably kill the bill.
The latest report in regard to the New York
Custom House appointments is that the Presl
has determined to send in the nameof ex-Sena
tor Fenton for Collector of Customs, and Gen.
Joo. A. Dix, for Naval OiBoer.
The impression obtains that they could be
corirmed in spite of Conkling's opposition.
These appointments if confirmed would almost
insure defeat of Conkling for re-election.
CowNxI.na. INrravrawD.n-The New York
World publishes an interview between one of
its reporters and Senator Conkling, which has
created a great sensation. He asserts that
there was a bargain between Hayes and the
Southern Democrats; that it must be made
public at no distant day. During the troubles
the point of peril was not in the South but in
the West. It was understood that the Repub
lioan leaders had determined to have Vice
President Ferr7 count the votes at all hazards,
and declare Hayes elected, and the West de.
termined on resistance. It was to be no
child's play in that section. Gan. Stedman
had 70,000 men enrolled and assigned to pogi
ments for 4e pprphas of seating Tilden in
offe in case Vice President Ferry oarried out
his proposed programme. You may look aston
ished, but these things are true. President
Grant was at his wit's end. He confessed to
me that he did not know what to do.
Seventy houses were burned in Clarksville,
Tenn., on the 13th. Loes $500,000.
At Indianapolis, Ind., the miners last week
killed three negroes and mortally wounded a
ommero a taiures ouuiuue I.n" 'land,
Canada and the United States. The proposed
repeal of the Bankrupt act has greatly in
oreased the number of bankruptcy oases in the
Disturbances occurred last week in several
small towns in Catalonia, Spain
A great strike among cotton operatives is
impending in England on account of a pro
posed reduction of wages. Nine thousand
o operatives are idle at Baruley, and at Man
Sobester and other places it is estimated 120,
000 people will be thrown out of employment.
New York Sun.
The decline in the premium on gold to
one quarter of one per cent., and the ap
preaching use of gold as currency which
this decline foreshadows, have raised the
t queption of the results likely to follow such
I a practical resumption of specie payments.
a A certain class of speculators are confident
that when gold coin, which has for so many
years been nothing but merchandise,
bought and sold like iron or lead, shall
r have been r-estored to its former place as
i money, the consequence will be an infia
r tion of the circulating medium, which will
s lead to a rise in the prices of labor, and of
I all kinds of commodities. The sincerity
0 of their convictions is attested by the
a course of the stock market. Somebody has
evidently been buying, in anticipation of
selling out again at an advance, but
whether or no this anticipation will be re
e alized, yet remains to be seen.
Our own opinion has always been that
when resumption finally came, and gold was
f restored to use as money, there would be a
certain relief experienced in the money mar
ket from the additional supply thus thrown
into it. But we fear that the degree of
this relief is overestimated by those who
,, forget that gold is now, and has for a long
f time been, indirectly employed as money,
by forming a part of the bank reserves.
e The national banking act requires national
banks in cities to keep on hand in lawful
money of the United States an amount
o equal to twenty-five per cent. of the aggre
a gate amount of their deposits. All the
rest they may lend out, and until lately
e have done so. The banks of this city, for
example, showed by their last statement
that they held $28,666,100 in legal tender
notes and $35,486,900 in specie, or $64,
153,000 of lawful money altogther, against
n $201,926,600 of deposits. Since twenty
" five per cent. of these deposits would be
n $50,481,650, it is evident that the surplus
n gold is only $13,671,350, and would not be
f sufficient to produce any striking inflation.
Ir Against this, too, must be reckoned the
n necessity which the banks would feel of
strengthening themselves to meet a posei
n ble run, so that we cannot see how resump
tion would immediately cause any remark
3- able ease in the money market or any
t- increase in prices.
e- Senator Conkling, of New York, pays Senator
I4 Lamar, of Mississippi the high compliment of
styling him "the Jesuit of the Senate."
Wm. M. Tweed, familiarly known as "Boss"
Tweed, died in Ludlow street jail, New York,
on Friday, the 12th inst. The interest people
had in him arose from the fact that for twenty
years he was really, though not nomially, the
ruler of New York City, and that during those
years he and his confederates robbed the peo
ple of about $50,000,000.
Tweed was born in New York, fifty-five years
ago. His family were of Scotch origin. His
father was a chair maker, a trade which he
learned and carried on until he found it more
profitable to devote his time exclusively to
politics. Tweed received a good common sobool
educa tion, and at an early age joined the Ma
sonio Order and the Fire Department. In the
first named organization he soon became dis
tinguished for his readiness to take points and
give repartee, and in the latter for his zeal in
all matters connected with the company of
which he was foreman. "Big 6." Under his
management, "Big 6" became the mo't famous
company in the country. She dashed through
the streets at a fearful pace, Tweed leading
the ropes with a silver mounted trumpet in his
hand, reached all fires first and always per
formed wonderful service. In 1147 his politi
cal career commenced, and until his fall in
1871 he held various municipal cflices. The
period of his greatest power was during the
four years following the passage, by the Legis
lature, of what was known as the Tweed
Charter. That Instrument placed the city in
the hands of a Board of Audit, composed of
Hall, Connolly and Tweed. In two months the
Board robbed the city of $6000.000, the plan
dering being contined from that time forward
in such colossal proportions.
Finally, in 1871, some of the secrets o e
rieg were discovered through the agency of
such men as Sheriff O'Brien, Charles O'Conor
i and 8. J. Tilden, who took a manful stand in
behalf of the plundered people. All the conspira
tore escaped to foreign countries, excepting
I Tweed, who was arrested in October, 1871, but
gave bail in $1,000 000, hie bondsmen justify
ing in double the amount. With the weight
of these developments to carry he nevertheless
ran for the State Senate and was elected by
9000 majority over O'Donovan Roses, but never
took his seat. In 1873 his trial on the numer
o one civil and criminal suits instituted against
him, commenced. His friends began to desert
him then. He was convicted on some counts
and imprisoned. Eoaping in 1875, from his
own house, which the Sheriff permitted him to
t visit in charge of two keepors, he made his
( way to Coub and thence to Spain, but was
c oaptured and returned to prison in November,
1 1876, where he remained, ever a promine1.
object of public interest, till the day of his
i death.
f The N. Y. Sun commenting editorially upon
Sthe death of Tweed, eses:
e Thr most obvious reflection over the death
r bed of this man is the contrast between his
f greatness when be was the dictator of this
t city, the levier and the robber of its taxes, the
maker of governors, the buyer of legislatures,
the ambitions aspirant for the greater power
t and the richer opportunities which Washbig
ton and the national treasury displayed to his
imagination, and the atter misery and mean.
ness of his death. No contrast could be more
impressive. His power was well-nigh bound
n less; his crimes were on the same scale of
if grandeur; and his punishment, though only
o the smallest partof it was inflicted by the u.in
g isters of the law, was most complete and ex
emplary. It was intensified, too, by the fact
that he endured it alone, and that his con
Sfederates, more timid, more cunning, and more
fortunate than he, escaped, for the most part
I keeping the spoils of their robberies, while he
twas compelled to lose his. Connolly, seeing
in time to Europe, is still a millionaire in his
e shameful exile, and Sweeny, the ablest head
y of them all, oompromlaingl with the public
r prosecutor for a few hundred thousand dollars,
is unharmed in Paris. Thus human justice
was most unequally allotted. They were no
less onlpable than he, while they Iolked alto
gather the amiable and engaging qualities
twhich nature had generously bestowed upon
Tweed. Yet he dies poor and in prison, while
i they live rich and at liberty.
is It must be remembered in judging of Tweed,
i that while he was one of the great plunderers
z, of the time, he was by no means the only one.
He illestrates most conspiocunously the chief
characteristic vice of his day and generation;
but others who have never been araigned in
any court illustrate it also. Ours has been an
r- era of public plundering. This form of de
- praity has pervaded all departments and all
y strata of offcial and public life. The breach
of trust has become a common practice. The
managers of moneyed corporations plunder
or their depositors and stockholders, and the
sf highest ocMers of government Adish from the
fuds the people confide to their kspimg.
PLA*UMIN.JE, April 17, 1878.
Editor Morning Star s
On 'riday, the 5th inst., I embarked on the
steamer Willie for the Grosse Tote country.
She landed ne at Bay Farm in the evening,
3 two and a balf miles from Rosedale. This
plantation, now owned by the Citizens' Bank,
was one of the iaest in the State. The sungar
house was burned by the Federals during the
war, and never rebuilt. The place, like many
otherp, is now almost a wacte. A few darkies
raise a little corn and cotton on it.
Next morning I wenton up the Bayou Orosse
Tote, and after walking two miles and a half I
came to Rosedale, a little town situated on
both banks "f the bayou at the crossing of the
Opolounsa and Baton Rouge Railroad. The
I town shows signs of little improvement. In
consequence of the break at Morganza all one
aide of this section is overflowed. This pre
vents the cars from rnning between Rosedale
Sand Baton Rouge, ooneequently the business
between the Grosse Tote country and Now
Orleans goes through Plaquemine, up the
bsyou, to Rosedale.
f The planters here have much better prospects
° than on the river. The seed cane is not so bad,
and the stubble seems to have been a good
The Sunday following, I went down to the
Chapel to hear Mass. The Chapel is situated
on the bayou, five miles below Rosedale. At
° the time the Chapel was built most of the Ca
tbolied of this section were living below Rose
dale. When the water of '74 came up on them,
they either moved to Rosedale or moved olear
away, and it is very finonvenient for the pio
a pie from Maringonin and Rosedale to have to
go so far. The Chapel has a nice appearance
outside, but has never been finished inside. It
hasn't enough pews, and is badly in need of
I vestments, etc.
Mass Is said here onoe a month by Father
Lossonarn, of West Baton Rouge. He had
been on the bayou for several days, preparing
the obildren far their First Communion.
Sunday, the 7th, forty-three persons, from
fourteen up to forty-five years of age, received
Holy Communion for the first time, and or the
same day a number were baptized, including
of that section. The Chapel was crowded, and
altogether it was a happy day.
A considerable number of the Catholics in
this section are colored people, who belonged
to a farm owned by the Jesuits many years
ago in Maryland, and have been faithful to
I their religion under many difliunlties.
*t Father Lossonarn intends to repair the Cha
pel and have a Mission there this Fall to pre
pare the people of that section for Confirma
t tion. PILICAN, JR.
Referring to the recent discovery that the
r Treasurer of one of the largest Fall River,
Mass., mills, had, during the past three years,
i embezzled over $500,000, a correspondent of
t the N. Y. Sun, writes:
How beautifully the Fall River manufact
urers must condnouct their business when they
o are compelled to out the wages of their work
a people year after year-fifteen per cent. within
, the last three weeks-beeldes giving them an
annual vacation, without pay, to enjoy clam
' bakes, (digging their own clams, and stealing
L potatoes to eat with them), and yet a treasurer
" '*of high social standing" can quitely annex
$480,(00, or more, and no one be any the
wi-or !
n The fact is, the Fall River manufacturers are
represented by only about twenty names, in
one extensively crossed and recrossed and
double dovetailed family. A man is President
of one company, treaserer of another, a direc
tor of several others and a bank or two. His
s eons, brothers, cousins, nephews, wife's rela
tives (his own blood conneotions) are all
r similarly provided for, and the salesmen in the
F stores of the New York and Boston commission
agents are all in the family, too. And they are
e all "of high social standing." It is nepotism
re un mad. I think Fall River must be in a pretty
1- bad way, or the family would never have
allowed this ChOse affair to have become pub
y lie. Print cloths, the staple production of
1 Fall River, have been a drug in the market for
three years, because the makers all over New
t England have been trying to cut each other's
Sthboats on a falling home market, instead of
re boldly shipping the goods abroad.
President Hayes has issued an order grant
e ing Gin. Fits John Porter a new trial, and
Snaming Gens. Schofeld and Terry and Col.
Getty as the court. Gen. Porter was cashiered
e in 1102 for disobedience of orders at the second
le battle of Msnsseas, where Pope's army was
' badly whipped by the Confederate army,
,u which was only half its size. GOen. Pope threw
le the blame of the disaster on Porter, and so bit
ter was the feeling against him at the time
re that he was found guilty on very insuicitent
5. testimony. Gen. Porter has gathered together
a vast amount of new testimony, and as there
a seems now to be a general impression that he
in was too hastily, if not nrjustly, dealt with, his
friends are sanguine that the forthcoming trial
ib will be fair, and will fully vindicate him and
is re-establish his reputation as a soldier. The
sr ismnance of the order for the new trial has
crested a great sensation in Washlngton and
throughout army olrels generally.
.he -
ry. N. Y. World, April 1t.
nag Mr. Lonergan, of Lonergan & Thiel's
his Railway Secret Service Agency, believes
k, that he has discovered the existence of a
a secret order styling itself the Knights of
v Labor, which, springing up since the
fee strikes, has united the discontented labor
ers into aeecret, oath-bound brotherhood
soe with signs and pass-words that are bonds of
If I fraternity with 700,000 members scattered
on through every State in the Union. r
e Mr. Lonergan says the railway strikes
I failed, not on account of any inherent t
oe deficiency in the organizations that pro
re. jected them, but because those who had
ale not been taken into the secrets of the t
ens movement precipitated a collision between t
ow labor and capital. He says that months ,
the before the,crasis occurred he advised the e
managers of trunk line railways employ- I
e ing him that the engineers and firemen of
d their locomotives designed quitting work
upon a certain day. This day fixed by the
the Brotherbood of Locomotive Engineers
ted long postdated that of the actual strike.
At There was an unaccounted factor In the a
Ca- problem, namely, the Trainmen's Union,
composed of brake -men and other railway 1
mm, employees, who, too hard pressed by the I
r Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, brought
to about the conflict before the men were
no. able to carry it through to success. When
It the trouble began men of all grades and
I of conditions of railway service enlisted upon
what proved to be a losing campaign. One
her of the most influential of the strikers, I
ind according to Mr. Lonergan, was P. M. I
g McArthur, President of the Brotherhood
am of Locomotive Engineers. Lonergan goes
red on to say :
the "The moskets of mapy thonusnds of militia
ing wrought destruction and disorganiatlion
Zen he strikers. Recognizing the fact I
mud that ey h miscaoae u u, u -
National Guard factor of the problem, they
in sought to repair their omission and prepare I
Red for better considered contest by means of iron
are clad oaths, passwords and the other binding
to inllences ofueoretorganication. An import
ant element in this new association has been
drafted from the discontented Granger socie- 1
ire- ties of the West. National and State organi- I
na- zstion has been perfected, and local lodges of
t" the Knights of Labor are styled assemblies.
Esoh of the last-named bodies Is governed by
the a Master Workman, Worthy Foreman, Venera
rer, ble Ssge (dispenser of signs, grips and pass
words), Unknown Knight, (director of secret
expeditions and transactions,) an Assistant Un
of known Knight, Onter Equnire, Inner Esquire,
inancial and recording secretaries, Statisti- I
oian Almoner, Treesurer and Worthy Inspec
act- 'Urlah O. Stevens, of Philadelphia, who was 4
l a guiding spirit in the strikes, is National
Master Workman. George Blair is the Master
hin Workman of New York Assemblies. Ralph
an Beaumont, editor of the Adwocate, is also high
lam authority in New York."
i ' The purpose of the assocIation is the eleva
tion of labor by means of electing members of
hex Congress and of State legislatures. Acknowl
the edging no party fealty, they support any nom
inee who is pledged to their objects."'
are At a recent meeting of a convention of the
in Knights certain refogees of the Commone
and were excluded, although Jnstus Schwab was
lent permitted to participate. Still Alr. Lonergan
r seserts that whenever the plans of the organ
r iation are ripe for general levelling, those
ela- lately described in The World as foremost in
all the atrocities of the Paris Commone are to be
the the chosen leaders for the now rising.
mion __-__
are Solemn Ceremonials Be established in the Papal
ism Court.
London Tablet March 30.
of The solemn celebration of the great
for functions of Holy Week and Easter, which
hew has been so long suspended by reason of
her's the failing health of Pins IX., is about to
I of be resumed. For the present, and in face
of the diffculties which the actual state of
things throws in the way of the preserva
tion of order in so large a building as St.
and Peter's-there being no Pontifical troops
Col. for that purpose-the ceremonies will take
Bred place in the Sistine, and admission will be
uond by ticket. His Holiness has moreover
restored much of the external state of the
Pontifical Court within the Vatican Palace ;
my, the Chamberlains now appear at State
row audiences in their fall costume, instead of
bit- wearing only their chains of oce ; and at
time the Consistory held the day before yester
lent day the Cardinals were to be present in
theit' full habit of ceremony, instead of in
ther their ordinary dress, as has been the cus
here tom of late years. It has probably been
t he considered undesirable that the traditional
,his State surrounding the Supreme Pontiff
trial should be allowed permanently to fall into
disuse, and the commencement of a new
Pontificate has been naturally chosen as an
The occasion for restoring the ceremonious ob
has servance which was dropped at the begin
and ning of the calamitous and anxious years
which have succeeded 1870.
Story of an Irish Home Thirty Years Ago.
...... much good might be sucked from these
"hey were the oldest and honoreblest form of mm
prlem. Their appeals were to our common estuses
es revolting to an Ingenuous mind lb" to beaspeyd
ant to the particular humo,. of caprioe of say bleow
areature or set of fellow-ereatures, parochial or sete.
It was found that a week must elapse before
the expectod visitors oould arrive at Castle
Daly; and Mr. Daly, in order to undo any se
picion that might linger in his wife's mind as
to his hospitable feelinog towards her brotber
busied himself with preparations for his g
tion and entertainment on a lavish o ,
whioh struck Mrs. Daly aedeoidedly inoonsiat
ent with the projeot hbe hoped was to be the
main feature of the visit.
He made several journeys up and down the
country to produre horse euooh as he consider
ed creditable to the establishment, for his
guest and oldest son to ride and drive. He
habd the yaht, which was in constant use by
the family for exoursieon on the lake, redttd,
and the crew supplied with new lothee with
the Daly badge. Ha over-looked his eellae.,
and added to his etook of hoiboce wines. be
sent out Invitations far and near, for dinusr
parties and excuronons. He suggested to Oea
nor that it would be well to employ biseraggd
regiment of gosoons, hangers-on of hasngers
on in preparing bonfires at all the available
ponts, to b fired on the evening of the arrtl
Jest as the travellers entered the grounds. fso
dropped hints of the expected arrival among
his people, which he knew would bear fruit in
the shape of assembled crowds and enthueast
tic tumult of welcome.
"At all events," he said to his wife, "well
give them a thoroughgoing Irish welcome, with
all the honors, if it's the last time a Daly ever
does it In this place."
"I must say I think it quite unnecessary
Mrs. Daly answered. "I do not think that it
will be
very lnconsistent with what you have to
him of the state of your affairs "
"Oh, but it will please him. rye alway
observed that your well-to-do, prudent people
who poison every pleasure for themselves by
calculating its cost, are glad enough to tabr
their fling of enjoyment with friends who have
the heart to put the dirty thought of the mosey
out of their heads. They throw the reproesa
of extravagance in their teeth when alle over
but they take to the fun kindly at the time.
You'll see Charles will. I'm not going to bor
row money of him to pay for his entersalnmmed
-he knows that. I may have to go down the
ladder a long way, but not to that depth. We
-at least the Irish faction of us, Ellen and
Connor and I--would die in a ditch first."
"Dormot, forgirve me for saying it, but ye.
know such words as those are mere talk.
Charles is a great deal too much attached to me
to see any of us reduced to need without eon
ing forward to help us. And if you were gone
and the children left unprovided for, it is on
him they must depend."
"Ah, there you bhavre me l That's the sting.
You are really a very clever woman, my denr,
whether you pretend to it or not. That the
point of the lance by whihob you are driviog
me to sit down in the hornet,' nest I have meaw
for myself, and submit to the stintg. Bight
you are, not to spare to use it. However, don't
be uneasy about this last flare-up of the dying
light in the socket; it won't count for muck.
Let your brother see as in our glory, end enjoy
himself just for ones."
"You don't love him so dearly, Dermot, that
you should commit imprudences for his sake."
"No hoodwinking you, I see Eleanor. Idid
think perhaps that you would have taken it
kindly that I should treat your brother Just as
I would treat one of my own if I had one; bet
it's true enough, it Is not altogether his tSate
I'm consulting. I want to put a little heart
and life into Pelham's home coming this time.
I'd like him to feel for once that, let him have
been brought up where he may, he is eIdest son
here and that so the people think of hilm. The
reoo lection of what he is to them might stay
with him for ever afterwards. I shall never
forget the morning I came of age, and the wel
Some Iot. It will be warm about my heart
when Idie, let me come by my death where
and bow I wilL"
"But Pelham will not be of age for three
years ; would it not have been wiser to put off
any demonstrations you think it right to make
for him till then t"
"Wiser, perhape, but then the demonetatioNs
might never have been made. We shall all
have been re-modelled and grown too sober to
enjoy ourselves before another three years m
out. It won't do Pelham any barm for oneo to
feel the stir of the orld life, and the oold warm
feelings. If Charles thinks the enthneusiasm
all meant for himself, take my word for it he'll
laugh at as in his sleeve, but he'll like it."
ar. Daly weas not mistaken in his estimate of
his brother-in-law's humor.
The hospitable, lavish, easy-going, pleaser.
l seeking ways of the Irish boouebold were
utterly foreign to Sit Charles Pelanm's prn
tioei and habits as Mrs. Daly wee aware thea
must be, but they did not strike upon him na
unpleasantly as they had done on her whoe she
camse to take up her abode for life smong tem.
He had oome out for a holiday with a eomtt
able sense of having done a noble thing in the
oare he had bestowed on his nephew during
his tUllne, and it di not ms sm al to bi

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