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-r$ r. ft1 ./ •-i e* ft 5?&>- atxytfutf -ran £lst" V?r. i^VA' fy. ,V?£Y* •.t *$r Foremost, side by side, on a pair of spirited Jet black horses rode a youth ful pair, chatting merrily, and now and then leaning toward each other to give an earnest gesture to add spirit to jest or tender talk, whichever it might be. On these the wild, dark eyes of the hid den gazer seemed to flame now with tenderest love, and anon with the fierc est ire and as they approached still nearer, he set his teeth against his lip, till the receding blood left a white line around each indenture, while his breath came laboringly. Even when they passed on, and the remainder of the party came opposite to him, his glance still followed the graceful fig ure of the maiden, with a wistful, de spairing tenderness that seemed impos sible from the same eyes that a moment before had glared so angrily upon the youth who rode beside her. But the face of Lady Violante Beau vais was enough to explain away much madness upon a lover's part. Such a face as we meet often in pictures, but so seldom in reality. All the sweet loveliness of childhood in the rose-tint ed cheeks, and Hps moulded in love's own type—the lilies and dimples of in fancy, but in the large, dreamy and un fathomable dark eyes—womanhood's sshy reserve and tender mysteries. She carried her beautiful head haughtily, so that the snowy plumes of her blue velvet riding cap swept the sloping shoulder and yet it seemed a pride more than a cultivated sentiment, albeit none knew better than she the most effectual way of keeping presump tion at bay. Not even the young Count Germain, "her friend and warm admirer, had dared so much as touch familiarly the white little hand, that, released from the gauntlet glove, stroked the silky mane of the horse. And now as he rode gaily beside her, drinking in, with greedy delight, the charming grace and sparkling changes on her expressive countenance—he dared not, for the life of him, breathe a word of the soft flat teries that rose to his lips—because she had checked, with queenly dignity, his first attempt at compliment. And while he listened to her sweet Joyous tones, the young Count was wondering what was going on at Beau vais Chateau, and if, a3 he had prom ised, his stately father was laying be fore the Count his long cherished plan •of uniting the two houses by the mar riage of the beautiful Violante to his son. That son looked over shyly to the fair equestrian and queried what new light would come sparkling into that dreamy eye, what change would •come over that joyous face, could she bear the momentous discussion prob ably going on at that very moment in the antique library of her father's bouse would that polished forehead grow unlovely with a frown, or would new smiles come coyly around those 2 TO»y lips? It was a delicious problem. ^Pondering upon it, he grew abstracted nor heeded how restless and uneasy ithe horse of Lady Violante grew— (foaming at the mouth, starting uneas tily aside, and at last actually rearing, while his fair rider, patting his glossy neck, said chidlngly. .,v "So, so, my foolish Jet, why do yon rchafe THE RIGHTFUL HEIR* By m. T. CHAPTER I. N the summer of 1790, when la belle France was sudden ly awakening from her gaiety and ease beneath the first •throes, that were but faint premoni tions of the terrible struggle to ensue, but an hour's ride from Grenoble, on the highway leading tc that city, stood young man leaning against a huge chestnut trunk, and gazing silently up on the picturesque scene spread out be fore him. The sparkling waves of the Isire danced along merrily through a vine covered valley, lying like an emerald between two precipitous hills, closely wooded with chestnut trees, interspers ed here and there with a birch or larch. Beyond him lay a smiling tract of cul tivated land, showing the rare mingling of orange and lemon with apple and cherry trees and crowning a gentle slope was the oddly siaped Chateau of the noble proprietor, Count Beauvais. Still further across the undulating country rose the stately towers and high parapet walls of another chateau, and scattered here and there, between humble daisies in the greensward, were the low walled dwellings of the peas ant dependents of these warm friends and close neighbors, Counts Beauvais and Germain. But it was on neither lordly dwelling the fine dark eye of the solitary gazer turned so eagerly, but. upon the point directly between him anil ihe river, where the highway came out into the sunshine again, after its cool and shad owy passage through the chestnut woods. From this his attention was scarcely for a moment diverted, and presently his perseverance was well re warded, judging from the glow that mantled his cheek and lit his dark eye. A cavalcade of some dozen persons, ladies and gentlemen, came sweeping out gaily from the dark green arch way of the woods, their gay dresses, flying plumes, and sparkling equip ments lighting up the sceiie in just the to suit an artist's picture or a poet's fancy. The youth drew closer before him the leafy screen of down-reaching boughs— but peered through them eagerly as the train drew nearer so that the silvery laughter of the ladies came distinctly to his ears. so restlessly, when we are fresh Mk fl'^mgaa, the ride? What alls yon. Jet?" if,',1 V§S KrJS CRL.DOR. jj* The animal turned his head at the familiar voice, but in a moment, with a shrill neigh of terror, he sprang for ward and darted madly away. The truth was, as she had passed closely to some wild rose bushes to gather one, Lady Violante's long riding dress had swept away a bee, which at last escap ing the smothering folds, had revenged itself on the flanks of the innocent steed. Wheeling around abruptly, the goad ed beast dashed by the startled train, and frantic with pain paid no regard to rein or call. With wonderful pres ence of mind Lady Violante kept her seat and held on firmly, while she was borne furiously along and only when the animal dashed away from the high way into a lane leading to a precipitous cliff, descending abruptly to the river, did her wild shriek for aid ring out imploringly, and startle every car. Count Germain and several others put spurs to their horses, but the very attempt to reach her served only to ac celerate the speed of the terrified horse, and in despair they desisted, and aimed toward the river, hoping to intercept her before the precipice was reached. But her cry had reached and roused a bolder spirit than theirs. The youth who had been left leaning gloomily against the chestnut tree had heard and seen all. Like an arrow shot from trusty bow, he had flown forward, leap ed stile, rock and shrub, till he had planted himself before ttlie fearful leap, toward which he saw the horse was coming. It was a moment's work to shout in a firm, courageous voic^: "I will save you, throw yourself toward me, and you are safe:" as he stood planted firmly to await the shock. Less than that time to carry out the critical design, Lady Violante compre hended his meaning, and with the ener gy of desperation, as she flew madly past, she threw her arms toward him. He caught them, held her in a resolute clasp, and tore her from the saddle. As the horse dashed on, both fell to the ground, for the moment stunned and bruised, while poor Jet went down headlong to the water. 1 he youth was the first to recover himself. He raised himself slowly, glanced at her lifeless figure, vainly endeavored to raise it, and then grow ing faint, sank insensible beside her. While the frantic companions of Lady Violante's ride were exploring the river, where they found the dead body of the horse—a body of servants, head ed by the anxious father, who had re ceived the alarm—examined the cliff— and came suddenly upon the insensible pair. Both were borne tenderly to the Chateau. Lady Violante soon revived, and was but little injured. Her gallant rescuer was more unfortunate. His steady facing of the animal had caused him a fractured arm and ankle, the pain of which was evidently aggravated by some feverish distress of mind. "Carry me back," said he. impatient ly, as soon as he could speak coherent ly, gazing ruefully at his bandaged limbo, and the anxious faces around him—the worthy surgeon, the grateful Count, and the pitying countenance of Violante. "Carry you where?" asked the Count quietly. "To the roadside, to the cliff, any where but here," was the reply, as the glittering eyes turned wildly upon the beautiful face beyond him. "Nay, nay, my friend, you surely can not think we have so little gratitude as that! You who have restored to us our treasure, who have saved my child from so terrible a fate,"—and he shud dered—"surely you have a rightful claim to our gratitude and hospitality at any time—and now that you are ill and suffering from your generous dar ing, surely you cannot think that we will allow you to leave us! Calm your self—I pray you, and seek the repose your shattered nerves require. Your commands will be the law of the Chat eau." And thus saying, the Count drew his daughter toward him, bowed with courteous dignity, and led ber from the room. The surgeon followed, after giv ing directions to the nurse, who had been summoned to the care of the stranger. Left alone in the gorgeous chamber, whose'richly draped windows softened the light to a dim, twilight—the young man, powerless to move, yet showed by his restless burning eyes how he chafed and writhed beneath the inexor able necessity of his novel position. A week passed by, and though the fractured bones were improving, still the sharp-eyed surgeon was dissatisfied with his patient. "He is. fretting himself into a fever, he will die on our hands yet," said he, lugubriously, "there is something on his mind, and all the medicine in the world will fail to reach it." "Strange youth!" answered the Count gravely. "I can make nothing out of him. He will not even tell his name. The daring he displayed in Lady Vio lante's behalf seems strangely incon gruous with his present sullenness." "Lady Violante must try to move the rock," said the physician, quiet'/ smil ing at thfe girl's earnest, wistful face. So Lady Violante sent away the nurse, and ventured into the sick chamber. She advanced to,the couch, her dark eyes soft with pitiful tears, her sweet face tender with gentle sympathy, and laying her cool, white hand—the hand that Count Germain had so vainly longed to kiss—upon his clenched, burning fingers, she said, entreatingly: "Dear friend, you are unhappy, you are grieving over some hidden sorrow. You do not mend, you frighten (he "V if r\S? *p 1 physician. You will die if you persist' in dwelling upon your trouble. Con-i ______ fide in me—let me help you—oh for my sake, for my sake who have brought all this pain to you, do not die—" and here Violante paused, choked by a flood of tears. He looked at her wonderlngly, and said, slowly: "For your sake? what will it be to you?" Lady Violante brushed away her tears to answer reproachfully: "Do you think I have a heart of stone? It will be everything to me to see the preserver of my life restored to health and happiness." "Happiness!" echoed he, with bitter emphasis, "is a word whose meaning I have never known. You must urge some better plea." She looked at him sorrowfully. The pallid, handsome face, the restless eyes, the tumbled Jetty waves of hair, through which the one free hand had a trick of plunging itself, to free the ir ritation there was no other way of manifesting. All these appealed irre sistibly to Violante's tenderest compas sion, and seemed to explain somewhat the singularity of his behavior. "Alas!" said she, "can it be there is any human being so beset with misfor tune, his love of life has fled? Surely, then, there is some one who loves you, for whose sake you should strive to re cover?" He was studying, earnestly, her in genious face, and then, suddenly, he exclaimed: "Yes, yes, if there is any truth on earth I see it before me. I can trust you. Lady, sweet lady, there is one favor you may do for me, which will give me rest and quiet, if such a thing is possible for me in this most unfor tunate affair." Violante bent eagerly forward. "Thank you, oh, thank you, anything whatever you may ask, will be so joy fully performed in return for a debt that can never be worthily repaid." "Nay, nay," said he, with an im patient gesture. "Talk not of grati tude, I beseech you! nor promise rash ly. It is no common boon I ask of you. It is strange, unheard of. I know not but improper but remember it is at your own option." The glow faded from her face, y:t she asked earnestly: "What is it?" "First, Lady Violante Beauvais, I must appeal to your honorable gener osity, and beseech you to keep sacred silence upon the request, whatever you may decide." "I promise," answered her sweet, clear tones, while her cheek paled a little. Still he hesitated—a flush passed over his face, and then died off, leaving it almost white. The fiery light of the dark eyes was flooded away by a sud den rise of tears, as he said, vehe mently: "Why do I hesitate—simpleton that I am! I dread to fill you with distrust and suspicion. Oh, Lady Violante, if I could only tell you everything, all my wrongs and woes—but, as there is a heaven above us, nothing of any guilt on my part. You, in your angelic in nocence are not more free from stain of crime, than I!" and, quivering with emotion, he clasped the one useful hand over his eyes. "Nay," said the girl, with gentle dig nity, "there is no need of the assur ance. I am confident of it already. One who risks his life to save another who is nothing to him, lacks discretion, but not goodness. Nothing can make me doubt your worth." His lip quivered. "Heaven bless you, Lady Violante, it were worth a thou sand pangs like these I feel to hear such words from you lips. Keep such faith in me, I pray you, while I urge my strange request. Will you write for me these words on a slip of paper?" "Valerie, be at rest. He who is ab sent is safe and will soon rejoin you be wary and vigilant till then. Ber nard, for whom a friend takes the pen." Lady Violante's face showed her sur prise. but she quietly drew toward her a writing tray, and wrote the desired message. (TO BB CONTINUED.) A Sydney Smith Storj. Sydney Smith willingly assisted his neighbors in their clerical duties, and an anecdote of one of those occasions i9 still current in the district, the authen ticity of which is not vouched for, but which seems good enough to be true. He dined with the Incumbent on the preceding Saturday and the evening passed in great hilarity, the squire, by name Kershaw, being conspicuous for his loud enjoyment of the stranger's jokes. I am very glad that I have amused you," said Mr. Sydney Smith at parting, "but you must not laugh at my sermon tomorrow." "I should hope I know the difference between being here or at church," remarked the gen tleman with some sharpness. "I am not so sure of that," replied the visitor. "I'll bet you a guinea on it," said the squire. "Take you," replied the divine. The preacher ascended the steps of the pulpit, apparently suffering from a se vere cold, with his handkerchief to his face, and at once sneezed out the name "Kershaw" several times, in various in tonations. This ingenious assumption of the readiness with which a man would recognize his own name in sounds imperceptible to the ears of the others proved accurate. The poor gen tleman burst into a guffaw to the' scandal of the congregation, and the minister, after looking at him with stern reproach, proceeded with the dis course and won the bet. How Does Hubby Like ThUT An Atchison married woman, who is still young an^good-looking, will car ry an. ear of red-corn to-morrow night. She says that she hasn't been kissed for five years, and that as her hus band has lost all right to object, toy his own negligence, the objections made by other people will not affect her.— Atchison Glob*. y- I i"f I jS. 3? a nT Y*fi SCIENTIFIC TOPICS, CURRENT NOTES OP DISQOV ERY AND INVENTION. Soma Polnti About DImu* That Playing Hart Havoc with the Human Race—A Schooner to Carry 4,300 Von* of Coat—A Sickroom Indicator. Cerebrospinal Meningitis. Cerebrospinal meningitis, or spotted fever, is an acute inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and the spinal cord, occurring usually in epi demics of very variable severity. The outbreaks are peculiar in that they are commonly limited in extent, being often confined to a single city or even to a single part of a city. Thus in 1893 the disease prevailed in New York city, but was seldom fieard of in Bos ton, while for the past two years there have been very few cases in New York, but in Boston there has been a quite severe epidemic. It is more common in small towns and country places than in large cities. It generally attacks children and young adults, and singularly enough, the strong and robust seem to be more liable to it than the weak and deli cate, although it usually selects for its attack a time when the system is temporarily depressed by overwork of mind or body, by worry, exposure to severe cold, or the like. Most of the cases occur in the win ter and spring. The attack begins suddenly with a chill, severe pain in the back of the head, and perhaps vomiting, and soon there comes on a stiffness of the back of the neck and spine. Pain is often associated with this stiffness, and in severe cases it seems to be like a continuation down ward of the pain in the head. There is fever, and the patient com plains of noises or strong light. The mind begins to wander early in the attack, and sometimes there is wild delirium, so that it is difficult to keep the sufferer from injuring himself. The delirium gradually passes away, but the patient, instead of returning to himself, falls into a condition of stupor. In some cases there is an eruption of purplish spots on the body, from which the disease derives its common name of spotted fever, and there is often herpes—"cold sores"—on the lips. It is a popular belief that spotted fever is always fatal, but this is far from being true. Nevertheless the dis ease is a very serious one and the chances are against recovery. The treatment consists in keeping up the patient's strength as far as pos sible with milk alternating with strong beef tea, which latter contains little or no nourishment, but is an ex cellent stimulant. Some physicians ap ply ice bags to the spine and back of the head, and they generally seem to do good. It is now believed my many, however, that warm baths—three or four a day—afford the best means of cure that has been discovered up to the present time. A Meteoric Frojectile. The discovery of meteors that have actually been seen to fall is a rare piece of good fortune. Such an event occurred last August, near Andover, Maine. The meteor fell on a cloudy morning, and exploded with a loud noise, heard for many miles around, and which was generally supposed to be thunder. Its path through the air was marked by a trail of black smoke. Tearing its way through a group of trees, it almost struck a man pass ing. It did strike a stone wall and buried itself in the ground, from which it was dug by Mr. Henry Y. Poor, the well-known editor of the "Manual of Railroads." It weighs about seven pounds, and consists most ly of stony material with a little iron. Schooner with Five HaUi. Five-masted schooners are a rarity, comparatively speaking, and the launching of one of these craft is al ways an interesting matter. A boat of this kind, the John B. Prescott, built by H. M. Bean of Camden, Me., for Capt. John D. Crowley of Taunton, Mass., was launched on Jan. 12. This vessel is designed for the coal trade, and will carry 4,300 tons of coal. Some of the dimensions are: Keel, 282 feet beam, 44 feet 4 inches depth of hold, 21 feet 11 inches length over all, 320 feet. The vessel has a main and lower deck and a poop deck, which runs from aft forward nearly to the forward hatch. Her large forward house includes the engine room and berthing space for the sailors. There is a midship house for the steward and a very large after house, also a wheel house. The vessel- has five Oregon pine masts, each 112 feet 6 inches in length. The foretopmast, jibboom and jigger boom are of Oregon pine. Strength of the Brooklyn Bridge. The recent discussion by engineers of the .safety of the great Brooklyn bridge under the increased strain caused by the addition of trolley and elevated cars to its moving load, has brought out some Interesting facts about the huge structure. At present the total strain upon the cables is 13,974 tons, but their ultimate strength Is 49,200 tons, so that the "factor of safety" is 3.52. It would not be pos sible to crowd enough moving load upon the bridge to break the cables. The Immense anchorages of masonry to which the ends ot-the cables are fastenpil hare been'moved forward by the pull of the cables one-eighth of an inch In eight years. The "natural life" of the bridge is reckoned at 2,000 years. .! 1 j" Vp*-v -v 'V Convenient for Sickroom*. A very simple and convenient sick room appliance has been patented by J. L. Burton of New Britain, Conn. It consists of an annular cap screwed to the upper portion of a glass. This has a lid, with a handle, and the contents of the glass are preserved from de terioration and contamination by ex posure to the air. The lid is also sup plied with a dose-indicating dial, and a place to hold the spoon. An Astronomer In a Balloon. Monsieur Janssen, the founder of the observatory on the top of Mt. Blanc, got over the difficulty presented by the cloudy weather during the me teor shower of November 14, in an original manner. He went up in a bal loon, near Paris, to a height of 600 or 700 feet, where the air was clear, and had the satisfaction of seeing many meteors which were invisible from be low. Next year, when a much greater display of the November meteors is expected, Monsieur Janssen intends to organize several astronomical balloon parties. His experience with balloons runs back to the Franco-Prussian war, when he escaped from Paris, then be sieged by the German army, in a bal loon in order to* witness the total solar eclipse of December 22, 1870, in Spain. Canal Traction. The English and continental engi neers are giving much attention to im proved canal service. Electric towing is on trial, and the technical journals voice the general sentiment that ca nals have been unduly neglected. It is believed that the railroad interests are to some extent responsible for put ting canals into the background. One proposition is to lay a trolley line along the tow path and draw the boats by electric trolley engines. A speed of six miles an hour is easily attained. For an expenditure of power which is little more than nominal, freight can be transported by canal. On railroads the expenditure of power is, relatively speaking, very large. Harnessing the Nile. The English engineers who have been at work on the problem of trans mitting electric power from the cata racts of the Nile continue to picture the results obtainable in glowing col ors. Prof. George Forbes says the city of Cairo can be lighted cheaper by power generated at the First Cataract, over 400 miles away, than by means of steam engines located in the city it self. By a system of irrigation, com bined with electric power from the cat aracts, he avers, the Dongola province, up to the Fourth Cataract, may be made the most fertile "country in the world. The Blow of a Sea Wave. A remarkable instrument has been made by a British firm to be sent to Ja pan. Its use is to measure the blow of a wave. A similar apparatus was used to measure the wave-blow off the Skerryvore Rock, Scotland. There the waves sweep in from the wide Atlantic. In summer a force of over 600 pounds to the square foot was recorded. In winter as high as a ton to the square foot was attained. This gives an idea with what ships, lighthouses and other similar structures have to contend. Oiling Roads. A novel use for petroleum is the oiling of railroads in order to prevent mud and dust. Accident led to the discovery that petroleum flowing over a dirt road forms a waterproof cover ing that serves to keep the road smooth and hard. Experiments recent ly made give excellent promise that country roads can be greatly improved by the use of oil. Many railroads are now thoroughly sprinkled with oil over their whole length. A Lond-Volced Telephone. French scientific journals describe anew telephone invented by M. Pierre Germain of Paris, which is capable of being heard a quarter of a mile away, when used in connection with a phon ograph. With the ordinary receiver, It is said, this telephone "speaks" so loudly as to startle people walking in the street a hundred yards distant. luttnot of the Oyster. Oysters, after they have been brought away from the sea, know by Instinct the, exact hour when the tide is rising and approaching their beds, and so, of their own accord, open their shells to receive their food from sea/ Half the ships in the world are Brit ish. The best of them can be con verted into ships of war In 48 hours. MERIT ALWAYS WINS. A SUCCESSFUL BNTBRPRTSB IS BASED QN MERIT. 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If you have never used Syrup of Figs, give it a trial, and you will be pleased with it, and will recommend It to your friends or to any who suffer from constipation, or from over-feeding, or from colds, headaches, biliousness, or other ills re sulting from an inactive condition of the kidneys, liver and bowels. In the process ot manufacturing the pleasant family laxative made by the California Fig Syrup Co., and named Syrup of Figs, figs are used, as they are pleasant to the taste but the medicinal properties of the remedy are obtained from an excellent combination of plants known to be medicinally laxa tive and to act most beneficially. As the true and original remedy, named Syrup of Figs, is manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co. only, a knowl edge of that fact will assist in avoid ing the worthless imitations manufac tured by other parties. 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Bad BlOOd-" Although past 70-years ege I am thoroughly well. It was thri bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla that mi me so after spending over $60 in medic. attendance. My trouble was a raw sore SLS^1®" ,, w' LoDI8A Street, Lowell, Mass. Running Sores-" Masojt, Coui After worrying ft months I gave my children Hood's Sai parlUa and It cnred them ot running So Hood's PlUs cured me ot dyspepsia constipation." Mas. Kats B. Thomas. Governor St., Annapolis, Md. Consumptive cough-"Five ago I had a consumptive cough which duced me to a skeleton. Was advised take Hood's 8arsaparilla which I did recovered normal health. have been WAR since/" Matilda Bsimkwatxb, Pearl and Chestnut Sts., Jefiersonvllla, t'J 'fit'