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■9«r-W*r * .Stdfcf m 5 WILMINGTON t (' i h lux'x !•:> » > If « - ' t ' ' - V u s « >. > /?/>& C .1 Ji D literature amt jüaaeig. n; ■ A ■■ WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1879.-NO. 3. *■» PICTURE FRAMES. "We make tl»e best Frames. Have the latest .Styles, And sell the cheapest. low Walnut Frames The cheapest Mottoe Frames iu the city. All kinds ot Fancy Paper and Scrap Pictures for Christmas ornaments 8 cts. each. -AT Pt. El El ID "S SECOND STREET, »b. ORANGE. All kinds ot Picture Frames to order. Cohen, Jfhrrlmnt jailor AND PRAfiTI dkh •fiFf'PSR, Cor . 2d £ Market Sts. Suits made l'uiita $3 and upwards. Good *'t guaranteed. Cleaning. Scouring and Dyeing neatly done. Orders received by mail promptly attentod to. Gall at Cor. 2d and Markot streets. Also. FINE CLOTHING ON HAND. order from $12 and upward«. Ladies Hair Emporium. Mrs. J. PERCY, Manufacturer of nil kinds of TT AIFt WOH.HL, The largest 8tock o^liAlU GOODS iu the City. 11AIK JEWELRY made to order at the shor test notice, no. G13 market street. SHOEMAKER (by name) Has The Old Store, No. 5 East Fourth St. Oue Door Above H, F. Pickles. Where T have pul in a com plete Slock of ftne WoftK Baskets Work Baskets Work Stands W oitK Stands FAnoy Baskets Fancy Baskets Of all kinds just THING FOB Christmas Present also a large loi of TOÎ S. DOLLS EXPRESS WAGONS VELOCIPEDES DOLLS TOY WAGONS FROM 5ots to $4.50 This Store is devoted to all kinds of Holiday Goods. ÄÖT There will also be found at my other Store No. 403 King Street a large assortment of Wood and Willow Ware also Tin knd Brush Goods. J, J2, S7lOJ2MA£.Uft t EXPRESS WAGONS VBLOOIPBDES THE WEDDING. BY RALPH WILSON. AITRE SEILER was a well preserved, agile gentleman of nearly sixty. At twenty he thought of nothing but law; at thirty, of nothing but pleading; nt forty he became a judge; and only at fifty-five did he make the discovery that weighing laws and splitting hairs upon the meaning of words and phrases is scarcely all tue pleasure to be found iu existence. At fifty-five he awoke to the con sciousness thatihe had wasted life. He was very olever at every point in the common law of the Uuterwald, bat he was not wise enough to know that at that age one over again. If, apart from the law, he had a passion, it was a quiet, half doubt ing love ol fishing; and, therefore, when he gave up his judgeship, and retired into private life with the re spect and ever veneration of all who led half his life the differences of other legal anglers through nearly a score of years, he fell to angling for fish as the one joy of his life. Indeed, it was this new occupation, amid nature, tiees, flowers and living water, whioh prompted Maitre Seiler to the conclusion that he had made a mistake in life when he brought it down to grinding law from .New Year's Day to St. Sylvester's whioh is the last day in Decembei. The old man's heart was desolate, His quiet, resigned old housekeeper a Bad spinster, who had thrown herself into the pathetic and tears early in life—Maitre Seiler found, now that he saw Bky and forest daily, to be quite a wearisom woman; and the conse quence was that Maiter Seiler would pack up his fishing wallet, with a crust and ilask of white wine for his lunch, and go out from six in the morning until sunset. One day, having caught trout until he wi*b weary of unhooking them, and the afternoon being close—it was a warm April that year—he fell asleep under a wnispering fir tree, and there he slept the sound sleep of innocence for hours. Then as he awoke he experienced that wonderful luxury—a gradual gaining of the senses—while a sweet voice was singing in the distance. When he sat up and rubbed his eyes, he found that the sun had set, and that he himself was rather stiffer in the limbs than was comfortable. The voioe oame nearer, and through the break in the glade he saw a moun taineer girl spinning as she oame slowly forward, followed by two or three browsing goats. The girl was about sixteen; her yel low, wavy hair was drawn to the baok of the head, and there fell in two long red ribbon-tied pleits; while the black bodice und poppy-colored skirt completed a far more charming picture than any the old judge had seen in court through all his legal years. He sighed lightly. She stopped and looked about, but she showed no fear. "Don't be afraid," he said, gently. The girl smiled aa she saw the plea sant old gentleman, and said,— "Oh, no! and Bruttleward and Michlin would butt you if I told them." soaroely begin life knew him for clients, . having ang ). and settled a The goats looked at the stranger in an undeoided way, but apparently resolved to go on munching. "And who art thon?" Lotte*" "And where does Lotte Jive?" "I am the daughter of the Forester Yeri." "Hal ha! art thou the daughter of the Forester Yeri? î remind me I have seen him in my oonrtjat sessions, and other times. Is his house far away?" "But a turn, messire, in the path; and the forester will be V'ry glad to see thee, good herr, if he knows thee." "Why, whom have wo here?" asked the forester, looking out from the head of the stone steps, living floor ofjtis ground. "Good-evening, Yeri; thy daughter has found me. I am Messire Seiler, late judge of the canton. Hast so soon forgotten me?" "He! 'Tis Messire Heiler!" cried the forester, doffing his hat and hurrying down the steps. "I fell asleep," said *the old judge, looking yet upon Lotte; "and, though I am still as active «s a roe, I did not awake until the sun had gone down. I am a long way from the town; my wallet is empty, and so'also am I; and, therefore, am asking thee for some supper, Yeri." "With right good will," said the forester, holding out his hand, which the old judge took; for in and about Switzerland the general equality of .ppear to create an evuality of the officer and the private will and the great man find himself «•I whioh led from the forest home to the riches a habits; sit down together, of the district will ill at ease when he eats his supper with a small farmer, the latter, mean while, being perfectly hospitable, ne* ver servile, and rarely unoomfertable, when f*oe to face with a man of supe rior social rank. The good wife KriBtine now earning forth with a welcome, these four peo plo,shut out the evening, after enter ing Ihe forester's house, and Lotta and her mother fell to work preparing supper. The red-checked, coarse whibe doth soon upon the table, the wooden spoons and platters laid, and the big tureen, lively with a pattern of wild flowers was ready for the soup. Not much of a meal—but plain soup, the beef whioh made it eaten with vi negar and oil, black bread and strong cheese, the whole washed down with some blaokish, sour country wine— vet the old judge thought he never had eaten such a meal. To tell the truth at once, the old judge was in love with Lotte, though she was only sixteen, and the old gen tleman was by that time fifty-eight, if he was a day. "I lay me, good judge, you will sleep till late in the morning," said broad-ohested Yeri, when they were saying good-night. "Oh, no I" replied the judge wish ing to out a good figm*e before Lotte; "I never was more aotive than I I shall |be up with the lark, and ont before any of you*" Nevertheless, though they softley called him three times, he never woke, and, in fact, did not present himself until the forester's breakfast had been waiting a whole hour. The forest girl had been out and away hours; and as he saw her, with the fresh morning color on her face, and holding out to him a bunch of wild flowers whioh she had gathered, he decided that a pretty girl looked rxQi.] uot I OOITINOID ON ■ The lYlodeJ TAILOR STORE. We claim for this establish ment all that the name indi cates, it has for its foundation -t'XTB-ßlSJVCE TJIA 77 CAL ASIZI? Y AJVft) MJXßl'J. We have built upon this foundation commencing with a fow samples until we have a complete MERCHANT TAILORING ESTABLISHMENT. Well stocked with all desi raible goods. FEED CARSON MERCHANT TAHOE No. 233 Market Street. The Great Rush STILL CONTINUES AT TI1E BOSTON r Üdhtirg q mn HOUSE. They have on exhibition the largest and mont varied line of Qvarcoats & Ulsters offered in this city. greatest wonder and novelty in the Clothing line is the The Heavy Eussian Ulsters they are offering for $5.00—to suit all sizes. The custom department connect ed with this house has made a sweeping reduction in its prices. The furnishing department con tains everything in its line, and many beautiful things suitable for the Christmas Holidays. BOSTON ONE PRICE Clothing House, IfiÄlT 3T. V. E. HOLMES Pro,.