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I Inoli, .75 :1 hid), l 2 5 ;3 Iucli, ,l.;5 i-4 Uol S.Otl :M I'nl S HO I Col AM 1. 25 t ID 4.S0 i.jO Kim 2. no 4.00 coo t mi ;.ui 12 no 4 IHJ . y.t 0 li.ou 4 30 il2 UU IS.il) uuo .h.im) iino: I2.M 20.UH' 3U.00 fpeda) Kilinef feu Cait pr Hue grist, uud .Jfivo Coou ftir aMli ubwimit hnwrtiua'. TiiiiiBiniit aiUcrlihiug mjuIjIo in iidvanee. No .dcad-beut advertiaiuii takcu. Yearly ndverUse .niiuU li lyublc lit the cud of each quaiter. 1'ro .l'H8ni0uai aud liuiai;tiB Cards ito occupy uut iiiovc tlma live linen) (5.uo u year, ltejular yearly i vertisew, whose bilU umounl to flu 'of over, will receive tlie unior lt-ee. i'L.' ULia ' liS slTJXTlON S. mvn'ows. Alollu'lpea . k'iw the ;oull:. 11.2 . si. and ..00 if. . From Uiu..(.rtli, y.i uii uudo.l.o y. M. Muil close: Uoiun Koith, l '.JO a. u. ;.nd 4.45 M. Uuiiik Auiitlb.at UOi.t. , i0,l.!j M 'l'aiMTi?(:HtjnCM.-i-!:un Street, Rev. Newton E. Mulbw. 1). V., recur. Sun-lee, 10 3 . a. m. buu . dy bcilool, 12 m. Aiteri.ouu service, ut 1 . CiuiUKKturjuNAL Jla.ii Street, itev. .Inuiea P. IIoj t, laslor. Serwcea IO.oOa. m. buudity bdli.ol .11,45 . M., Al'teruoua cervices, ,J & u. Catholic: -iiiu atreet, Kov. ruber JicL'uitou jpnstor. services, iu,15 a. a. ouiuUy nahwl, ii2 u0 h. .r.r,...,;,,,,?; .".it wjOIli'ijES." " OI.IVK BllANCH Jovkkilk TKMHK XO ,J4. Pub Jie weeiiUK every auuduy attei ui.,11, ul fu'e,oclt jltl rtouui CeilUe .cbool .,ullse, eilieeis: ill s S5 A Jleers, hupt, AUas M f iJite,i, o. e. S)'f. I'.VfaiCK's XKMl-EHANCKSncrKiy IteV.Kiifij '"" JicCartuu Pnaiiiiem, J.,.m .Ujoia'j Vice i'les.dent, tbouia liyau .beereui 1 , i'..nick i.aiu .lieasuier. NEwrowN Liuil.iti Associatiox. .Marcus C. JHiiv!ey,l,ri!i.uUi. ; Cliaries liic.slcd, '.'iee-i'ieh-.iueut , Mary K. Aiui..,au. Trcai-mei : riuokl'. lOiileiti', ccerelaly and UUranau. Tnilee. A. t. KUlwoii, VOeur FUiuvley auttUjiiBSlU. Ueers. SASUV HOOK. ilj.rruoDBVr.i Ki-a.:.laiues tii.vlur; jiwilor. Serl vices,. 10.Wa t&, 1.31J iii-.d u.aoi nuUy i;lluul lila A, w. i'lui-er Ulcculi;,' tveninyA, B e. M. TLur.viay hT. .John.' Thapel.- licv. JraiiciR , .btir- ueii. Mhbisuilifc niuuster. Surnl.i nelmol i2 Sti Sll vices 1 P.m. Communion crvie oji ttira Sua .day m aioatb at 10.30 . g y kjj ; , f i sbciETiKs! 5; f: u; GllANTTK LoOOK IMUEPKSIUKST ftllOlllt Gooi TtMi'iaa: meet in lull uve. it' VVficuier's Jt Ullllluri) Hi ureroiaii evoi -f -VriiUf 'eventujr. (Jlli .eors, W'. C. ., oriieiius U. Tayio'r ; W. V. i', Atlas tUti o. Uately: W. o. Mum .N. A. JudsoQ ; vv. C , Hev. Jas. Taylor ; YV. F. f., His. K. A. Bennett ; W. X., VV. iV. t'erkius ; X. .1 , ueorne lJerry;; Y. J , u , S.mon Jnnitw W. (J. Ct, John Kcnis; v. It. . Auu 1 J. iavi lor; W. I. ., Mrs VV. JPerki;n W,-A..4 Miss Kiia j .:iW.iyW,,dy:Jil4 :iij liif . Jf TA rlU filliAAl'Lciiioi:, .Ni; 18, i'. ,. M.-Jnet 111 ila ,9'nte iijil, Isc, and 3d Wedn. s.l!ivs ot eacli m.yiitli. .Oltirera : Wiu.J canloni. VV r if. ; M,ltS t'..rd..,WJ htMh F.f JauX, A. Wiibfi, bee"; Jauies.n. hiackmau. Treas. ; Cliea "r Hard, Sr.. li. ; Jobn U. Wai-iina.i, Jr. l. ; m. U. Hoy, r 8. ; ileujM.uitis, Jr s. : Win. H. Hoy, Ueo. Winlen uud iieuj. Curtis, i'rusteas. A. V.. Oreiniann, Tilei. Una, Abch Ciiasieb. Mrt Seoonii Tlinuiy .of e.di inoiiUii4l.is.(it; lialll kKBuelsi geu, W'oiloiiifcuj M. tilacliraali, K.; a.. A. Wilson, 8.; Wm. 1. Sanford, u of II.; John .L. .Sanioid. i. b.; A. k'. Ular. Sec: Dvid No--bles, Treas. ; nius vi Ueeler, It. A. 0. ; Samuel barnuin. l.t V. ; James l.'owies, 2d V. ; Soinera Crofat, 3d V. ; Cqnrad.X) jriaa'i) leu. " ALPHASjit!iBA ftipin'NO lj meet in LodflP ltojlu ovui Finjtnra toWi every tjuudip. ai'tej-f ,uooli, at .In i'eaicH. I lllii'dta IVck-jSupt. V W tertlna.Wo-1.- S Newtiwg.4.;Wodburjf Stag Line. Leaven Wo.Klturr ut 7.30 a. in., buuthbtiry at .3 in., houtli Biitiau ttta. iu.( Bt-uiieU's Jirt.l at y.-i'.f it. Ul., liertfiLiue M l n. m.f atitiy Muolt ut 10.S0 . in. ai riviu t iSeWiowu to met, t!it; 10.47 ii. w. Ud Train, mid lcavtis lor Woivd- l.aiv oil Li.e m rivai oi lbe.ll.U-i. ml i4n TiaiUi J iVeuuoiPtt, Aug. 2-1, Ida. 'rj rjPeoplb's'Iinei J ! ' I offer my services to the traveling public, and cap sheinuiHlataUt.ines read, tuenvev I assea:eis toa.d trm die l)e.JOt, or tp liitdjf I4a, !ewt?i Jt S Housatonic Railroad. Time Table. To lake effect Suv 12, 1S!7. rniw Laivto Jftwlomt ftip o, 104? 12 .apanu 7.:p.ri. (0i, ' ju m.l i . ijIj lr.u(a eauwjatial OraifcktJuuct 4 and 5.3J f . I3J tiou whhrufiis Tor iiaubury. Going South, Li nd 11.40 a. m., 4.55 and 7.24 p. in. attuuay aiain, m. r.m'ni Uiic UimUrMlt Ooinf Ko'Oi, 10. 57a. .nr.. l.2ii i.2o i.44 mi to.j.KI.Kin. m. and 5.44 p. ui. traili's cobneel at ikoutineid Junc tion vitii Uaius fur banbury. Ooinf South, 7. S3 and 11.30 a. m., 4.45 and 7.09 m. bunuay Liia lrtuf 7.3.1 p m Shepaug -Kailroad. AKBASSEMENr 'Jt 1KAIXS, commencing lvcmiuer 3. iarr. CnaaMtaa rauM Learnt Iftwtown at 10,47 . m. Couacil at Hawiey vilie at I l.ln a. m Arrive at latcutreldJ.lap. ui. Saturday an additional Connection fa roado wiu lram paftffiny Newtown at 7.25 p m.,wiui Tram arriving at Ijiebiteid at lO.i p. m. Uaw, litcktutd at 3 P . amviru? at Haw leyvilis at 6.i5 p.m. Connect tor 2iewtou i 7.05 B. m. Sundat H'T Truii leave LftcbSeld 4.1" p. m., arrive, at rUalejulle at 7.U p. m., eonnacuug muk Hosaatonk Mil Train. .C U. PLATJ, 8ipt "" . - . . ,, ,. .,. . i i, j., , .... i i . , .. ' i ,. . .i. , ' ". . ,. ' " ' 7. : . . . . . r 77 . ;). VW.,V WILE, M. D.i Physician and Surucou, Sandy Book, Ct. i tiandr lloox, Conn. I '" My Office In Hroulitleld i uponed every .Wxlues- oay lover u. usunrne s sloiei. AE BAUIJEH, JI. I) OuVe ami Residence, Centre St., Bethel, Conn. . . liVrtf Mount vut of MelkxHtt 6WcA. j ' ' KANICP. CLAKK. M. D." , . i- .i i "j -.. . . - OFHCP WIIU BB..fls0K.t ' I J ' .Over Jasfead's fit-up d'Wey-j ' i JiANHL'KV, t:ti,N..t, OFFICB U0UH8 :-Mto fa, a? if. "t " li i, i. at... .... AlTOltNKy AN3 OTraftfci.OR ATi.AYV, , UAilUltY, CONS. BCiT C.;ll.c ijn p.':. mpi. Officio iJni-dic.'s Bl ck .( . . lUrijj ! PEYSiCIAJJ 11) BUilQiJOSf, 391 8ateS:reit (M .ri U Bl c'y. BRIDttliPORT. Jilmricits one of lie 'J'lie.apiiuic Agenlt. . OFUCE' MOUItS: Tuc.d.y:.aid,l''.id.y.,f.vin8A.iH.Mi i t. u. FfiARiK E. SEELEY, DENTIST, 380 Main street, Uri Jseport, Couil. Piext diji,r to JSii dtey & Vo.) F. VV. BKOyVN, jM. I). PUISIWAN & SdKGiCOS. rrV Vri lr$eatet niccestftiity treat ed. XeritU atictilion ffit-eu io Jhiut atiti J.unn liiteaset. Diseitses of Women and Chudreu, ami 6'utyicul Cruet a tpecialtp. MAIN Si'. , JMOODBUBV, CONN.! w ILL I AM COTtiKKN, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR-ATXAW I A.N D SOU 1TOR I S LHA-NCERV, WoODBURV, L'ON.V., : ",' Practices in all t lit Cpnrt s o." Law and Equity, n tliiw State, aii'l in the Diatict. Oiicuit and SupFenie v. on ts oi the United Slates. All business s:ti listed to ca e win be ta thtu y atteuded ii, a; d success ful y acc uwpi.shed s - tar as de e.'ds upon his ej'forts. BCS1NKSS CATiDS. EN. YVATCUMAKEll AND JEYYELEB, S.VNifY HOOK. nKr.i-:it TS M'alcliet, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacle!; die. All llenalrin' rcc-ives pioi.-pt unil careful at tention. PrifiiH untfortnly as low as is coiisiaWut with ao.iil.go ids and wnrKmnij.-hip. i'lKrl VIOLIN STEINUS-POB gtLE-'"' SANDY .HOOK MARKET. Fresh & Cured Meats, &c. ( Near the P.ridge, ' 1 t'l" . ' Sandy liool Ooon. tSflermif Cat.' ' - ; p a i is? t e h . Grainifig, . Paper Hanging Kalsominingi Frescoing and Painting in all. its t t .branches (done with d!s-'' ' " ,' patch, ',i - - Resideuce, .ivewlown, -Con, Made to order, at the fhmiett notice, and j " 'r ohmoi( Ktmonnble, 2'enTuj,, ,, ' ;, Call iirid mk ' ",; f ,. . ;' '.'R.P3ffmBETTS,'A ? - tr ANDY U00K. ' U.)tv;.SliiiKr! a! (JTtcriit IJIa-l.siuiili, fc.i?"St,,tKrtsn n.t MiiwTiri!namcji-s made tf unlet-. , Working in ht-irt Apseittiiyv Jtepair- ini iA'aMj- anfl iroxiiit'j, Paptr Hutting, KaltsomiiriK, x (.(.. . Painttag and Graining Ifoue. at tuavshoitK fioricff, and"iii thft'Best i ,,.1,.' "'t ti "JllAilLiS JONAS, O-.i ( j .jiif.-f(!.rf4D(tf. 6fe.(.i' !'; Ciillt the attuenf tie cifizenc oftTitatawn and vlci 4 plhisiieaticoBda, hki he haaoa ban, at L Store iaC!over's budding. f . . vi H will mal AD "vVool pants ioorder fijr $3.75 aad Whole $!jwsfori4.&.'i; Grvrriinilicalt, aiatsee for yonrtdves, -j. .t o ) l.i' 38 H CiHmt dame at Ike eflirleti nelieA CrlAftLES. R1K1..3LAKD. I i-s, UAIR D5.f:i PJlTOilJVM-ijT Coraerof Mi.v!Og hhMnnootn ana ttatr ureaing tfon. la the auM 4i4lc Wrle i 1 "V" " ! of w4v,r,ti(rirtK etc j-iiiee "'',' J T'.tTi'rttt.at BiUSCH BABBER SHOP In gaudy UmIc, Opened ,Krf Wcdneaday and I Bairdaj ulhapisai. Htyof , Om PaUAiSe. ' . (yuan lau j saw town deb BY THE FIRELKiHT. .. TbU night, the moonbeams' silvery light , FlowiHiiUl, uud vh1. and inendow ; S ipiUy rudint u tiie artb, ' 'That fleet all timj?btb,of Rliadow : A jwrfaot itUlnoHH crowns the scene, ; J JSr Wl, or leWi Ih.muvIh ; ' , The briitMebt nUtry g nw eut.anc6 ( TUiiboon ol Ntiue's giving. -, It fhiaea within the f loaaant room ; The wood flie, biiyhily glowing, u 1 Throws ruddy light upon the wall, ; ;1 1 i'1 Iu cheerful ootom showicji , ' : The tliJixgiiafminf,. with sotti ned litPt," , ' .f, Which dancing ;ttainj is giving ; And t.ljuuiit fjruwn cleurm u I gaze There sueuin a joy iu living. .1 And o I hear the cra'kliug sound, And watch tht embers burning, ' How metnoricrt come rushing back, . liaui n;y pitsi lite reiumiut ! Ttio JritinU ot othei djix ciii in itcloved onw to m given ; - 'i boy bore tufc crutss ot aufte irig here,--IThtfy winr the crowj; n heaven. tie iorm I seelfnoriootstep hew, Yet feol that they are nenr.me ; And front tur pAthi'i-'s root oVvhewd, Tlify ui era sowoiunci tu chew mv.: Xhoir lives are bright, with heavcn'tinwu liybt, foi over trie tuna siiilns : ' " I qui.'pUou whetlifer Momoiy briiiya . ,j Me, most of paiu.or glatlUsKH, -a, ; ; '' I sit and watch ; behind the biUs ' - ; ' The mpuit is slowly going : The Hru dies out ; with fitful gko Tue lastilic-coiil i. glowing :--S i lilsii our lives iud yet wo trust A golden mornfc breaking ;r From our lattt bleep, the blitd(,one8 Shall wait'b for the awaking, " 5 M. C. . : ' Eichie's Wife-. 'fs. A "GOOD FELLOW'S" CHRISTMAS GIFT- When e lion- it uum merniontfi as 11 ion vienn't, wc ul. once suipoce that lie is 11 person of uulimiled wesllB nnil UnbouiHlfil leisure. Wu imagine bim to be ii refined epicure, who quite properly itnil elegmilly prefers rliaiiipmfiie insleutl of lager, iKiil a deliciiie tliuner of .lurlle soup, hroiletl klrcisi.Aiid pate de foi gfit. inslcmi of a limi(Uet of roast lieef uud tlie coarse ucconi panning eiile ilishes thereof,1 ' " ' Uut llie Americitnjed. ''good rfellow" ts quilb a dilfeieul sort of lieii;,, und Dlie nppeliaiii'in U no( uu euvialilo .one,, .iniisniueli tie the "iootl iellow1; U pfien tt "iiappy-go-lucky," devi)-i)iy-care" htimait coiigliiiiiermiuii tf. iuipytleocej aifl ign'orance,' and inilojouee, ..gilded wl'li cotivivialiiy 'und a specious gayely bf speech tliut passes, for wi, amoug his boon compauions. , ,,; 'Eichie Lee bad been, a "good; fel low" ;f rum his hinh, in school and eol ege; and spoial and business life aftei whi J'. ' He wits thoroughly Uoueat, and be was neither a drunkard cur a bpend ibrifl and tie aftaired it salary of two .thousnud it year mill he was alwnys in debt amlalways harassed will). (inns. ' Hichie Lee Wti thirty-oue when his father tjied.tlevishig hiui aoe building and the c; inrol of the pirisperous grocery iraiTu Unit was enliiblieheil ia the rolher pieteiiiioiis baseinent. i , ..,'.-:'' 'I never saw a .tuore convenient tionse'" he said to bis wile, as ihe.y were uliout to, move to llie new InibuulioD. ' "My clear, oi(r purkir, .dining-room, kitcben, scullery aud closelsrwiil ail be on the Sue iiid tlvior, wilh a faitit y entrance on the cross iireel, Tlie turn will seem feulireiy s prirate.and we cu m4iea fine profit by letting the tliirii floor and ulticK. And then you and our. boys will have a Cliiiriuiiig spaco of back yarfl lull of (lwer " . ',, ',, t ri.... " Thu? air, geulje-eywi wife smikrl.an Btliiuliie acquiescence U) all ids plaus.nrul bis iwtiiriMy boy were JubiUaatly noisy Id their delight. ' ",.,"a - "Tvro months passed,,, ,.. . ,..t' "It was thea tliat Rjcb(e! Lee CiiscovcT 1 Ibathia stuclt wtivnnt qiite u.UqUitie KMiie deimnffs of his 'cuioiuers, . au.l tbKl lifs privitie expenses exceeded J Ilia " lie nevtr once imagined that "jis inat tHtiou to bushie9liiu" 'Pi'ught aUyut this clifojis state pf affairs. 'i,i.is a 'I "1 '' X ctuUnuM fine' hur.!rtl he.ui't tu bl wife one night. J,l could .nvtki-a dotil.ic profit, ked tk-sr pjwsU i htttjaomftof llitse lwrascina ilattm.n,'"'-l teUer u'' n:l ' ItiehieJflHi1!ti1 Lt pretty sp1 otse. j " U" P T" he Utigbed, as H he had Ottered an amusing jcslustead of a btt ! WJBdoiB. . "You will be angry f I tell ou." "Not I, Suele. 1 Tell tne, IT you can,' how l ean trrre that' amount in Ave weeks," '" ' .( "Well,'' begitarthe little' woman, ner voufry, "give ftp our wlnejoarlies, bil iimrde, the theatre, moke five cigars less dayi discbarge the man in the store iwlio,.i am suiei'ls 'hot' honest, and sell aoiFlfoiKls! yoHrsulf. I will dispense iwuUi myemnt; and do my own work. beside helping you when you neotdre w iiotiiilCe. ' i "What a wise litlle jrtrl she Is,1' he tu lurned playfully. M will tlmilt of your ; advice, Susie." " " But it was long after before lie thought of it seriomiy. ... , Jn.the meantlrhe be hrid borrowed the ve hundred tkillars, and fev.oraJ bun tired more, bought liirge.lv on oredll, and .lived just as csirwvagantly us before, .i As uu iliuviiable 'cohsequenue, before the end ff liMee yetVs, alcMwd of clain ornus creditors pounced iopon bis com forUihle property, and '.everything was fold to satisfy their just demands. "Never miml, usie," this' unfortunate "good fcUuw" .,id to bis wife, "I can go buck to my eld employment, and two thousand dollars a year will give us a jciisonnlily fair jving." . ' " "it will be (lifjicull, I fear, for you to .get sucU a situation, and salary these limes,'. at8werttd the mute wise and ie t3eclive Susie, ' ' j "Oh, well; f have'a J"tly good lot tf f iends, aud they wilt let me have some thing now itjuj tliutj antii I get a posi li'dii." . ., 1 ,j i . l 1 "You will fiijd, JBipbie.that these jolly good friends, who helped you speud yoiir moDey, will treat yoo as Tinion, of Athens, was ireatedi i...:.." "" Richard Lee did pot answer. He be gan to vaguely fear.itlie. future, and to wish that jii his prosperous iJtiys he had heeded the counsel of this little woman. Two mtiiiihs wert by. lie. came in one evening more weary aiid Uttrrassed than beitud ever ;been iu J)is life before. , "This .is dunedly rough Susie,'" be ex claimed, hotly. (Lt is astonishing bow easily these "good fellows," lOfe their courage, jvilience and terajper.) "I have sifh ertised and answered ladveftiseti.eius until I am tired of it,, . J . have made per sonal tippUcatione nt hundreds of stores until I am disgusted with myself and the whole thing," ' . ,'' Your, sld employer will give you a posiliofi wftsalesimtn at twelve dollars a wcek. yvu say. a'ake it, liichie, until ytu are sure of something belter." " ''J would sooner beg I ' he ahswerei ungrily. . His wife fliilie;l, and said no more.' vTo-.norrcw:iis rent-day," he went on, sifter n pause j "and I'd like to know w.here I will get the money." , "Perhapj 'yoti can borrow it," an swered Susie, suspiciously demure. . He looked at her a moment and then laughed bitterly: ' , "1 am another Timon,! j'ist as you pre dicted," htj said: ."By the way, don't you tl.iukjou could dispense with your tiiamond set for a while J We might pawn them,you know,,',' would never j;a)irany thing," an sered Rasie, jm patiently, not at all pleased wjth 'he manner jn. which her "good fellow" was dealing with bis troubles "and I have; alreudy told the diamonds.'' .' ' "' "Tbe' deuce yon have'!' tuuilered her lord. ' '' ': " 'sVfUe boys ttepded overcoats; and, Jiichitt, Jiaey"o never wondered where the reut and loud catijo from these two iiion lbs iback f V ., 1 ' ' "I havij bad something else to think of wna jhe ungrucinus .response. ' Susie watched huo with derp anxiety iu her pcti'.ly blue eyes Poor Susie !. Slie . bad. secret in her lender hearty that it , was . .ery Itard to witlib'jitl roui.Uie hu&baitd. whom she devotedly loved in spite ojtis grievous fault. ' ' ';'',U'";. i - fiicbie liatj never snsptjeted that this wise liltlejWormin had . hanttsome sum laid waj tliat heaud Iti bright . boys might nif khew arfna! privation.. , He rtver gtirs'cd that nfie hud a birgecluss of pupils jri muip,nor,4bat Ibe eiquis ile tiuridery toagbt uibt after liij; tit by bF tireJrsa flngowi, was worlt for hictt b wai fiamievtttely jaid.r1i.i ni '. -Kicltte' will nerer be pntnklit nntil be bashJa luifdleKou,"saaigbly thought "ami be had better bate tuat bitter les sn ucw than after be bad -tpent all the money. wUitJi b wottUi lae sura to do If lie knUra lf-tejHr;Trar,' gocd' teBaw.' I1" 1 One slee'y. biting ntglit, -Richie came home lute thiverii g nh cold and wiib aa odd, abtohed look pfi )ti haadanme Uave. . "Wby.tny dear, where It yotw over coat " inquired 8uslo. . "Well, lore, you won't be bard on .me if I tell you," be answered, coaxiugly ca ressing her pretty browu bead. "You see I met an old friend, and I iad to be civil to'ttlio. -Of course I could not ask him borne iu our .reduced stnteof circum stances, bo I got a jittle money on iny K-out and took him to aicosy litlle dinner." "Private .room in hotel ovslers, turtle soup, and chumpugue," observed Susie, in dismay. "How ruuebdid It cost you f " "Never mind thecuet, pussy. It will he all right when I getsouaethingodo. ' Susie fell her angry tears coming fast, bul she kcAit Uieiu tmek, ami aitj juotb ing. " "Tbe foolish fellow mtif Buffer or ,,be will never be sensible," she thought ; "poor, pour, 'good' Richie." ilalf a year went. by and still no em ployment uf bis chousing could Hiciiard Lee flud. , . "1 ran not lweiUiis way any. longer, Busie," he, declared one day to bis patient wife. "Look at thesexuums, only lit fur a .pauper." .. "1 think. they are very nice," replied the cheerful HtUe wouiau, glancing at the bright carpet, the exquisilu and spir ited chromoa oh the pretty limed, walls, and the largeluud of blootuiug Bowers at Uie wiudow. Husie did . not know that her own brave and comely face would have qiado eveu a darksome cell a place of brightness. "And our food is simply execrable," went on tbe dissatisfied uiau, remember ing the luxurious table to which he bad always been accustomed. "We have a wholesome plenty," re turned Suaiu, losing for an instant Iter divine sweetness of temper. Instantly tbe "good fellow" became amiable, for during this .trying time he begun to comprehend that this gentle cteature had a stronger will and better brain .than his own, and that it might be good for hiui to bend souieliuies to iter wishes. "There, pussy," lie said lovingly; Ml did not mean to anger you, but this trou ble is tajghty rovtgh, you know." , "Hichurd, do you love me.?" asked Susie .abruptly. ' He opened his big, handsomejtes and gazed al her in amazement. "Love you, Susie 1 1 would diefor you my darling gladly, willingly, if by that you and our boys might be happy. Su sie, when I married you I had Uut one purpose for our future, I meant, my love, that you should have every ease and pleasure of life. I meant that all women should envy you for your home and your husband, for your jewels and fine gar ments, your carriages and horses. But I have faiJed in everything miserably failed." Uc bowed itis head upon Susie's knees and she could feel the passionate quives ing of bis frame and his hot teal's on Iter hands. , After a mcnic-nt he raised bis head and continued :.,,,... "You uj(jy blame me for much, &uaie: hut believe me, myreattst grief Ss for you and the boys.. What you think my fatal fondness for ,the luxuries and re finements .of life .was taught me by my father,' whets I btdieved to Ve exceeed ingly wealthy, although he rej.iiiired me to support fnyself when my college days were over. I knew nolhiug of a grocer's business why should I not have failed f I Ought to have been satisfied with the rent of ibe jplace, and el-uued nty pitsl lion and salary." "Yes .!" itaeuted Swie. "Susie, 1 Ueileve if jmt would think alwul K on suggest tome means by which we uiigbta out of Ibis trou ble." ,ii,vr-' ':' Thirik about 4t.f WbBt a blind, stupid, "good fellow," he was lo be sure 1 iiad she noUhougul about it in weary, wake ful ,hour while he lay sleeping 1 '"lf 1 should suggest something pot ageeable tu your desires, would you do s I wished you for love of the boys und mc, Uicbard ?" "1 wilt- Sqsie," he answered, earnestly. "What is it I shall dot" ' 1 .J'firsi, ihefi, go to your old employer end accept Ira uffee, teady work will make its way, dear, always. And then, Richie (you wun't be hurl, Sear,) deny yourrfll a luxury until yon can enjoy it willioul debt.,.' I will help you, my liui band, .heart, band and soul." - 1 ' ..far a momeat be sat silent.' Tbe.a he took her is hia anna and klttttl tit i!h bsssiooate fondues om llp, 6rV ",nd LaieK, and then, without a word teftitte hiiu. , ' He kept bis promise faithful!, "hd a months weul on, begaa lo wodf if JOIt were not sweeUT iba idu;t)ti M flee, SJ OO A-rYear -Jt...- J. -J-JJL.JJJ" LJ "ti ow much hart me. to" spend for a ClVtstmaa, dinner, pussy T" be asked Su sie on Cltriatmai Kya. "plenty, and quite enough besides for giftajor tba boys and their father too," retwaed Busie, with ad odd little smile. "My 3 ear wife," he aaid, as he sat down . to that Christmas dinner,; "never allow anybody. to call ma a 'gxed fellow' again. The. iera is anonymous with a sort of life ! should never care to live agajn. Evan , hould I have as large a fortune as 1 once expected, to receive from my father, I should be just what you have taught me tp be, Susie a busy, savilng, prudent man.'' "And .here. Is a slight acknowledge ment of my appreciation of yoy: ef forts," saldusie. And standuur there behind with her arms about bis neck,1 (Snsie jaid the gift beftuHi In in a check for more than the amount of four thousand dollars? paya ble to bie own astqnwbed atlf - "You never tpceivetj ,pH this far thufe diamonds, Susie f'.i j..i ."No, nor tbe fourtntpartofit. .Those are my savings of a few years."1.! "lben why did you dispose nty out ornaments, dear.?"; ' "'t ".. "They were too grand and Hnt for a music leacbor and needle wowau, XU Cbde" " :: '' t'--.' " ' He understood then what those daily absenaea,, and long Bight hojirs of.ease less needle work had meant,' and be was gladiof heart that be had made himself more wttrtjjy of that bra.veitud devQ.i4t! wife. ' ' ' ' , ,-,t' "And Jtere is a presesf from, jout. eBS ployer, dear." ""' . ' '" " ilt wasa brief note, u ' ".. "Mr. Kichard tee" it ran "hi tonder ed a wtk of rest, and for bis commend able eenviees and conduct wijl ,be with tae beginning of the new ye(t'r, givE liis old position jnd oid sajary.'?' "I don't deserve so many. 'blessings,' murmured the man brokenly, Agilated to tears.,., , ... ., , .. , He arose and clasped .Susie in Auic afms. - '' " ,'" ;' . "My wife is the gift whom" God gave me, and the most precious possession I have." " '.' .. That Christmas day wa's bu thV first of a life-long season of happiness nd prosperity. A year later he' learned iihat his fatber did possess a large fortune,, and lhat, knowing Eicbie' proclivie lor a spendthrift lifehad..' witlineld,- it from him by will until, he. jliouldi learn by bitter experience the leeson that Su sie so lovingly' and effectively taught hint. Jiichard Lee unexpected .trealiji wm not detrimental to his moral, welfare And Susie H hnppy as most such imcoio paiable wives always are sooner 1 pr bite . To Train UpA Bojv? 'd,"! ,"i ' 8m BOLES FOB EVEJtY.FATtJK T fOhhOft. , Have you a boy from : flvV lo elglj years old 1 II.soit s si matter; of t.lje greatest importance that you train. Jiiui upright. . Teach, (im from the 'start tbujt be can't run across' .rtcflo6f,, wboop cbase around tbe back yard,' or 'hse.iip'.a few nails and .boards to make i ' carta 8 or boats. If you let him chase aruund,lie'll wear out shoes and ctothes,and uails and" boards cost .money. 8 !tm'-t Train him to control bie itppeiifo. ljfv him llie smaller jpieee of pje; '"the boue' end of the eteak;tbe sawlleBtpoyitp, and keep the butter dish out of his tencb. By teachinj ihim to curb'.b!s'J appetite you caa keeptim in good humor. Boya . are always in good humor when hunger gnaw at iheir stomashs. ' If lie Aappepa j, to break s dish thrash him or ' it ; that ( will mend thai dish aud tea hiia les-" son at thejutme time. ' 'J"., If you hnppsti tt notice jfotf yvtsr boyi s shoes arc wearing out, .take down the' rod and giva-im yimg. Those were purchased only fcfe "months agot and though you ba,ve ca out two pair of boots during that 'iaieJbe boy has ho, business to be, so ,bard Dn Bhe Bj ' giving "bim . sound .thrashing yd' Will prevent theahoes from wearing out: i' When yui want yqtv boy to go on 0 J prritnil vnu almnl.t fitutA It m,,A arlrl S.'.i "Now go a quick tV you can, and If ' you are gone over fix minutes, I'll cuf, Itu. abb arT vnnr .hci-k .,.,.. tu M "'- "S".' He w ill rtiogaize ,.ta aexxxsitj of taste T ' -aud hurry up. Yoinoul aot do" ib4 errand yourself fnsids of fifteen minutes, ' but he is not to knew tbat.1 i l.a 1 ' I "1 If yon want him to pile waod, tbe way to address him unjiusn , ,'Now see he.-e, Henry; rjanlvevery jBtiti of that wood piled np before noon. If I come bom jyid And you haven't done U, J11 lick joa t'll yo cant sunt