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Burlington ilawkeye. A dainty little baby hallad, written by the quaint, George MacDonald, s conic to light to-day from ruma ging through numbers of hooks and papers in search of something vastly different, but no more strangely sweet, so I will put it right in here, I atm sure you will like it, and per haps teach it to the little ones at home'. 'I'each thern all you can that is good, if it is only a jingle, for the good thoughts act as bars to keep out the bad. Whnre did you come from, baby darw! Ouat of verywberer into hern. Where did you get your eyse of blg,? Out of the sky, as I came through. What, mrak the light in them spkle and spin ? ?mae of the starry splks left in. Where did you got that little tear I I fonnd it waiting when r got here' What rmakeo youre forehead no motth and high ? A enoR hand stroked it asn I went by. What makes your rlchk4 like a warm whit' row ? I saw something bettor than any or: known. Whencet that three.cornrcd amile .(f blima 'rbree twn ls grav. rue at on., a kin. Where did you get this I,:arly carw ;cdo rpoke and it come out to hear. Where did yet. get. these arnms and iand. ' love madiu ite'if into hooks and bnAdn. Fo't, whenc4, did you comen, 3ou darling things ? VFrm theoun' tox .w the therh'nlb wings. Ifow dI tl tht tihat strome ito yov I Irlt thought about menl d so I grew. Iliti how did you )clrwi to Ius, you deo " ? ited touight ai)iut yriu, and so [ am hore. UNIIASKD. "l)Don't be rash in this, my dear- don't! What will your friends say; what will the world say, when they hear that lanthe Howard is going to marry her music-teach:r ? What do we know of this rman ° Oh, l)ause and consider, my darling---my darling." And gentle, motherly Mrs. Burnham knelt down on the rich carpet and slipped her pleading arms round the slender figure before her. "I have considered, Antit Helen," the girl said, coldly. "You ask me--- what do we, know of Jean l)'Esterre I .\nd I answer --we know he is a gen tleman. That is the only knowledge I value, II you will t1ot consent to our imarinage now, we shall wait ior a year, and then I shall be my own mistrers. Hut, dear Aunt Helen," with a sudden softening in the proud voice', "do be my friend in this! You have been so kind to me all my life, and now - " The beautiful, dark f~ce grow strangely pleading. "Now I am kinder than I over was," .\unt Hellen said; "kinder, ibe:ause of my great love for you dear. ilarsh ly kind, perhaps, in my anxiety for yvor happiness. A girl, young, handsome, and an heires, cannot he to, caretful in her choice, of friends." "BHut you know - I lovii him." She said the word wistfully, depre r-atingly, lifting her lovely, troubled !.yeW to her aunt's face. "I know 3(1ou do not, lanthe. A girl le's than a year out of sctool; why, you tdo not know your own mind! Beside,, my darling, let me tell you a truth, however terrible it may sound -lie does not lovw you ! I must speak pilainly. lI' is only a contemp til)le fortune,-hunter, ho wants your moneyy." "Aunt Helen !" S.he had sprung to he: firt like a 'oung tigress, a red glow leaping holdly to the ilh. oIlive of her cheeks, her t'yes atlamn,. "My dear, it in true.. If the man has it in h ii, nature to bare' for any hut hminiself, he loves Elice (;tudet Stthorlanil's niece. Waii till I have linished," as Ianthe lifted hlr head hicanghtily to spt,':k. 'II, :n(t her, two yearts ago in 1'aris. Shie is a coni i1atiol of hii;. Think a nimoncnt, lanthe ! You maust have eccin how ii was. She introduced him to her re'ldativew. as an old 'Parisian friend lie has good looks and a plausible manner,Dthroi|gh which, aided by the Sutherland's introduction, he secured an entree to oulr bhst houses. lie is giving Iher lessons as well as 'ou. lH loves her ; but you are an heiress, and his avarice predominat;ts. If he cannot win you, he mtay sucIceed with her. ()h, my dear one, try and ulnderstand." For lanthe IHoward stood quite still tnd rmotionlc&'s, looking llorl- her with bliiind, urnseeing eyes. She1 lifted ,,,n' hand c:ontlusedly to her head ; all the hot If;lane falded tron her cheek. "1 don't iliv,' it," shlt said, slow I; as if too tunIned ifor alnglr.---'1 don't believe it."' "My dearcest, I :hav: been stddecn. l-'orgive me," her aunt cried, eproach fnlly, alarnmd at sight of that white wild face. "No," she iaid, calmly, though her lips were pallid and trembhng. "If lou can prove to me that one iota of #b bh ory is true, I will thank 4,·~ you for my salvation. But," in the same strained voice, as though she were repeating a lesson, "I don't be liove it." I shall give you one proof; the other you shall see for yourself. Yes t, rday I went to visit at Sutherland's. They were not at home; but the ser vant said Miss Gandet was practicing in the music room. I went toward it of course unannounced, expecting to find her alone. The door was ajar, and as I reached it I heard Jean D' IEsterre's voice, intense, pleading. "Tell me how I shall know yout" Then I heard Elsie Gaudet's light laugh. "If you should meet Par thenia, how can I tell who it mig.,t be ?" I knocked, and Elsie sprang to answer, but not before I heard him whisper, "Love needs not symbols. Ingomar will know." My dear one, it lies with you to do the rest !" "Hlow I" drearily. "Well, of course you know they alluded to Mrs. Kent's bal masque on the eighth. Go as i'arthena your self." "I " "Yes. Will you let me arrange with the costumer I I shall have that dress sent to you-another to her." The girl started as if she had been shot. "No," she cried, passionately; 1"no!" Listen to confidence not intended for my ears! It would be mean, dishon orable. No !" "lanthe, you have a mistaken idea of honor. Yeno may save Elsie's hap piness as well as your own. D)o not miyjudge her. She is a good little thing, and thinks he loves her only. )id she know of the double game he is playing, I am sure she would scorn him, as she should. This man asked you to be his wife. Let him prove himself worthy to he your hus band. You should stop at no silly society scruples to tear the mask from that which may bring you mis ory and dishonor. My dear, if I am mistaken, I will beg your pardon and his,.and give him to you with all my heafrt; bht I love you my child too dearly to risk her young life's wreck. Will yo, be Parthe nia I" "Yes." At the door, Mrs. Burnham paused, and look(,l back, with eyes grown suspiciously moist and a great throb of compassion at her heart. For, in the center the room, with bowed head and nervously-clasped hands, lanthe Howard stood, a pitifully child-like figure, despite her heavy ruby-velvet draperies.---a girl standing alone un der the shivering, tottering ruins of her first love castle. "Are the ,.,stumo ordered last week finished ?" "Y''s, ntlmadam." The )proprtetreos hastily left less profilable customers to attend Mrs. Ilurnham. "As I have the carriagi and will be passing Miss Gaudet's, I shall drop Ihers there, if it will he, a convenience to you." Madam w;as too kind. They wetre Srushed with work. 'rhey would be very gratefnl. So Madam's liveriod coachman lift ed the two long, brown paper boxes in the carriage and it rolled away. It was quite' dark when it drew up at the Southerland's door. "Just ring and hand this in, John. Make hlase -it is late." She pushed a box toward him. lie obeyed her. Then, he climbed to his seat, she gave the order "home," and the cat riage drove off. Mrs. Ilurnhan laughed, a little sad 15, to herself, andti patted the box which hhldl the prelty I'arthenia dress. "I "Elsie will think it a mistake. Hlow else coul 1 convince her? ilesides, all's fair in love and war." 'i' thenia stood alone in the recess C of a window, and watched the mot Sley crowd surging through Mrs. I Kent's lofty rooms. Hlapless Mario Stuart and a "llea then 'hince," Sir Walter Raleigh and SRed Riding Hood, Richelieu and Lit ' tie Nell floated selenely by. "Ah, you have conme at last!" l'arthenia started suddenly at the whispered words, and turned to con front a tall, fur-clad Ingomar. "Have you rto word for mu, ma S"Yes; butnot here." She spl)oke vey low, and in Freunch She took his arm, and together I they ipass.5d to a room made familiar to bth in their social visits -the ii -'l'le room was long, silent, dimly Slit. As yet, it was too early for the dancers to wander off in search of r cooler air, so they were undisturbed. Of nce there, he turned and faced f her in that mellow half-light which Sleft the omners mysticaly dim. He took off his mask, and showed a decidedly handsome, decidedly evil face. "My Partheonia, how beautiful you look." The expression was involuntary. Beautiful indeed was the stateeque figure, in neat simple, severe, ex quisite dress which challenges the many, adorns the few--the Greek costume. The soft white robes fell in grace ful, classic folds to her feet-the heavy staff she takes when she gives her lover the flowers held carelessly in one hand--the helmet, the shield, all glittering in the dim light. "Why do you not speak to me, Elsie, my love 1" "Keep such a title for lanthe How ard." She spoke rapidly, and still in his own tongue, the better to disguise her voice. "Ianthe Howard," he iepeated. "What is she to me? I told you I loved you two years ago. I love you still. Elsie, darling, be sure of that, and do not think too hard of me when you know what an avaricious wretch I am. If only you had her fortune. Take off that jealous mask. You start! Ab, my love, do not blame me too much. Remember, you only hold my heart, if need obli ges me to take advantage of Miss Iloward's foolish infatuation for me, and marry her--bank account." "Pray, do not so far inconvenience yourself, Mr. )'Esterre. That fool ish fancy is dead forever. And lanthe Howard calmly laid down her mask on the ebony centre table. "Great Ileaven-lanthe !" "Yes. Permit me to return the pledge of a false vow." And, in her proud, silent way, she drew off a sparkling solitaire and laid it quietly down. "And permit me to say you have made more than one mistake to night, Jean I)'Estorre." And from out of a shadowy corner came the bright figure of a vivan dierre. Then one man felt the full misery his disloyalty and deceit had brought him, as lanthe lloward and Elsie Gaudet passed together from the room, united in their triumph over treachery --the woman he had loved for her mI.nc;y and the woman he had loved for herself. And to-day, lanthe knows that her life and love lie sacredly in the"hands of an honest gentleman, and thanks G;od, from the depths of her true wo man's heart, for the happiness that bloomed and blossomed out of her girlhood's sorrow. THE PROFESSIONAL LONDON BEAUTIEN. iondo Cor. I iincinati Enqiiri r. I saw Mrs. Langtry the other cven ing at the opera on the occasion of th first perfl'ormancI of Rbntinntii'5s opera of II I emonio. She sat with Iher back to the stage during the en tire evening, having evidently come there to be seen, and not to see. The Jersey Lily looks worn and faded, andl her pale-gray toilet lacked the showy splendor that used to charac terize hoe costumes in former days. I never admired her even when I first knew her in the very height of her renown. Hiow any face could be considered handsome with that broad, heavy jaw was to me a mystery. And then she always lacked the su preme charm of beauty, namely un consciousness, whether real or feign ed. She is always attitudinizing, and always on the look-out for admirers. The Prince of Wales droipped in to visit her ini one of the ct,"' ects, but lHis Highness had a cold in his head, applarently, as he pass d nearly the whole of the period of his visit inii a series of ve(hement and most uinroyal sueczes. 'The beauty of the pIresent London season is said to be a Mrs. Simpson, who, with her husband, has just returned from a live years' resi dence in China. There is also a Miss Grahamt , who has a most lovely face, but who spoils her very undeniable charms by the too free use of cosmet ics. flowever, I think that the epoch of professional beauty in london so cieoty is pretty much at an end, which is fortunate for society. THE NEW ORLEAN?4 PACIFIC RAILROAD. Transfer Boat No. 2 and the Atehaf ialays Bridge. The St. Louis Riepublllican says: Capt. John N. Iolinger has jIint coron pletcd for the Thexas amln I'acific Rail way a model transfer stcambioat, to be employed by that company at their crossing at C(hurchvillh on the Atchafa aya Rivior, in Louisi:ana. lTho boat in 209 feet long, thirty-fi've lItWm and tive feet depth of hold. The boat is whlat in termed a double-aender, being so arrang ed an to land with either end without 'rounding to;' single track to accommo date six cars, two solid five-inch bulk heade,thoroughly drift-bolted, running trombow to stern, with truss frame on each side of track, upright timbers 8 inobes square, 18 fet\ above the lain deck, well tied andy'stened with 1f inch chains; two batteries of two boilers each, one on each aide erack; two 20-inch, cylinders, 7-feetetroke; two, doctor engines, one steam capatad, one steam fire engine, with a pipe to convey water over the full length of the boat, fitted out with all the requirements of government inspeetion, and so arrajgged that the boat can be steamed by either battery of boilers. Take her all in all, she is pronounced by all that have visited the boat a model transfer steasn boat. She wi!l be ready to leave for her destination in a few days. The fine boat above described will only be used until the bridge is finished, say December first. The latter will be a costly structure, intended to be endur ing. Should the company obtain such righta and privileges as they require at Baton Rouge, it is expected that the Transfer No. 2 will be used for fo. commodating the business of that city, delivering freight and passenger cars within the city limits.--City Item. MORE DOGS-LESS TRUST. A correspondent of a Western ex change, writing from a town in Indi ana, says: One evening I was in Musher's gro cery store, speaking with one of th3 clerks, when a lady came in and asked the proprietor it he would trust her for some goods for a few days. The lady was well dressed, and I was rather sur prised when, after asking her where she lived, where she had been trading and the like, he asked: "DI)o you keep dogs?" The lady looked somewhat astonish ed at this question, but, as she was anx ions to open an account at the estab lishment, sho answered, after a mo mont's hesitation: '"' Yes." "Ilow many ?" asked the grocer. "Oh, only one." The lady got her goods and departed, after which Musher said to me: "Do you know that woman ?" "No, sir; I do not." "Did you hear me ask her if she keeps dogs 1" "Yes." "Well, you know why I asked that 1" "I am sure I do not." "Well, sir, this is the rule I go by. If a person keeps only one dog, I am pretty sure of my pay. On this recom mendation I trust them one week; if they keep two, only three days, but if they keep three dogs I wouldn't open an account with them if they owned half the town." UW ~O a m 0 ~0 t~co ý *M a~a am' r mtiýý Vccr V o,ak 'M 0 aC'" " LiyT -u ? wa OnoU nU ;f' BW LJL..'1 -1 · I-i 3 k w 3aI U,.": ~F:i 02 Ub 'U.,,, JOHN H. RARESHIDE, MERCHANT And Manufacturer's Agent, 0o - A.&,.a.r&m n UST. - 6o NEW ORLEANS. THI. INEW LOUISIIANA EIEDY IS the moot remarkable cough sir!p the world has ever seen. Product of our swamps, Thousandsbave tested it. LIFE TONIC for the blood debility, ete., never fails to cure CHILLS and BEVEK. Sold by druaggist and eountry merchants. Depot- e lCamp St, New Orlas. Thie is the )ati? r evWr Voted n and dedved by the Pea. ple of my State. Inoorporated in 1806 for TWENTY - FIVE YEARS I By the LetI$ure of the State for ldaueationa and Charitable purposes with a Capital of $1,000,000! To which it has since added a reserve fand of 40,00ooo I By an overwhelming Po~plu.1a VYote its franchiso was made a part of the present State Constitution, adopted De oember 2d, A. D. 1879. ITS GRAND SINGLE NUMBER DISTRI. BUTION WILL TAKE PLACE MONJQ LY ON THE SECOND TUESDAY. IT NEVER BOALES OR POSTPONES! Look at the Following Distributieo I rald Monthly Distibutlon ! CLAMS H, AT NEW ORLEANS. Tuesday, Aug. 9th, 1881. Capital Prize, 80O, 000! 100.000 Tickots at Q).00 Each Half Tioketi, 01. 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Lanoh from 10 A. M. to 11 P. M. FRED. BERTRAND, NEW ORLEANS, LA. GEM SALOON, Oyster Bay, 17 ROYAL STREET........NW ORLEANS Finest Wines and Liquors. LOUIS HALL. LOUIS COOK. Spo' iimei's Emponium. HALL & COOK, No 24 St. Charles Street, UU8:. RIFLES, PISTOLS, SPORTING and FISHINOG TACKLE of every decription. POWDER, SHOT SHELLS and FIXED) AMMUNITION ofall kinds. Fire Armas Repaiaed and leaIed.. UNS RE.BORED TO SHOO CLOE. POS,. Box 937. Manufacture of Hard Rubber and Duck Calls -8perir to anything over used. N. Athree Fishing Lines a specialty. Wholesale Agont. for McDaniel'. Ruat Prevanter. [I*AGENTS FOR THE BAKER CUN. COSMOPOLITAN RESTAURANT, FIOS. 13 & 15 ROYAL STREET, NEW ORLEANS. LOUIS CHAPLAIN ... PROPRIO The FINEST ROOMS for the aecommodstie' travelers at all times. EVNERY DEL1CALY the market affords served in the very beet.styie by polite attendants. f hares moderate. L.h C. ARNY, FR6 ED, 28 B ienville St., NEW ORLEANS, LA. 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