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SATURDAY, AUG., 1. 1885. Only Democratic Daily 10 trie Eleventh Con greeeional District. J. W. POTTER . Editor ahd Publisher. ROCK ISLAND DAILY ARGUS, ROCK ISLAND WEEKLY ARGUS, lrrwui fafisb or son iolahb cm ahi ooustt Argus Block, - - Opp. Post Office. PT7HPCRITTI0N RATBH AILY 12H eenta per week, or 50 cents per nonth, delivered by carriers to any part of the srty. WISELY 12,00 per y ear. posuure paid. NO "REB" FOR HIM. A WISCONSIN MAN WHO WOULD NOT CONSENT That Hi. Daughter Should Marry an Sx Confederate But "Love Kulea the Court," Etc., and the Wedding Bella Kang, All the Same. Port Worth, Tex., Aug. 1. The mid night west-bound train, Wednesday night, on the Texas Pacific road, brought a hand-ome-looking lady of about 28 years. At aha alighted at the Union depot she stood on the platform under the glaring gas jet closely scanning the few passers-by at that hour. Suddenly a gentlemia pas-ed wita a white handkerchief tied on hi' arm above the elbow. At eight of him the lady ran, Era I be i the gentleman, and they immediately repaired to the ladies' waiting room in the Union depot and were married by Rev. Thomas Ash. The bridegroom at this strange wedding was Dr. H. C. Lane, well kaowa throughout Texa9 as a heavy cattle-dealer and ranchman. The bruit was Miss Alice Townsley, of Port Wash faton, Wis., daughter of one of the most abetantial citizens of that place. About five years ago Miss Townsley visited friend' in San Antonio, and there met Dr. Lane, whose first wife was then living. They be came warm friends, and some two year afterward, when Dr. Lane became f widower, he renewed by letter his pleasant acquaintance with the lady, and, address lag her father on the subject, received a blunt not that pater familias bad always been loyal to the union, and would never consent that a daughter of his should wed a rebel soldier. At this re buff Dr. Lane took to the prairies and gae all his attention to stock-raising, adding considerably to his fortune. Recently he reopened the correspondence with his lady love, and urged ber to flee from her unre Jesting father. The midnight marriage i the sequel. They immediately left for the doctor' f ranch in the womanle s land of cow boyi and rattlesnakes Voder Order from Gen. Sheridan. Cincinnati, Aug. 1. Wednesday evon tag on board the afternoon train from Co lumbus was Private William Wilson, o: Company D, United States Infantry, ta tinned at the Columbus barracks for instruc tion. Orders from the general commanding the regular army may sometimes be deemed peculiar by bis inferior officers; and in this particular instance the order is neither mor nor less than that Wilnon shall marry e young lady of this city, with whom rumoi ays he had teen unduly intimate prior t. his last enlistment The bride to te, as comprehended in Gen. Bheridan's order, is the daughter of well to-do pecple here, and her name is withbelu until as Mrs. Wilson she can defy rutnoi and look the world in the face. It seem that the young people had gotten very inti mate and the girl's parents complained t Gen. "Phil," who issued the novel order above mentioned. They Say the Bank Is Sound. ButfaIjO, K Y.. Au 1. The officers o: the Manufacturers' aud Trader-' bank hart published a statement to the effect that ai examination of the bookc shows thai Henry CV nover, cashier who died recently after a few hours' illlness, had abstracted $74,000 of tbe bank's funds dur ing the past yeais, which is probahly lost entirely to the bank. The officers is 1 justified in saying, however, tbut tbe tan!; is perfectly sound, it capital unimpaired and a good surplus on hand. Conover died from what the physicians described as congestion of the brain, but with attending symptoms that suggested morphine poisoning. The physicians still deny tbe suicide theory. Conover bad lived pretty fast in the last few year. Tammany Takes a New Departure. Hew Toek, Aug. 1. Tammany hal' practically took a new departure Thur v.luv evening. Ey a formal resolution taken by tbe committee of twenty, four, composed of the assembly dis trict leaden, it was resolved tc throw open the doors to all Democrats whe would be willing to act in good faith with the organization. Charles E. Loew, thi present comptroller, was reconimende.l by the committee as a sachem. This prat; tically makes Mr. Loew a member of tiiv organization ani one of the chief coun cilors. Don't Apply for These Con sulshif's. Washivgtox C'.tt, Au. 1 Ta? pre i dent ha decided to retain tho following United Slates consuls on accmtit of the excellent record-: J. II. Siewart, al: Ant werp, Belgium; H. J. Hprague (who liu bsn at his po-t since IMS;, at Gibraltar. K. 8. Chilton, at Goloricb, Canada; Oscai Malmras, at Leith, England; K. J. Stephen (formerly clerk of the house appropriatiot, committeo). at Victoria, B. C. ; j'nilip Car roll, at Palemo, Italy; R. O. Williams (cw oi general!, at Havana, and C. C. Port' (commercial agent), at Sagua La Grande. Will Give tbe I'rivatea a Chance. Washington City, Aug. I. Gen. Blr.c thinks the colonels and generals have be- pretty well taken care of by a gratetui country, and be proposes to look after tut privates. A great many young fellow did as good servica in the ranks as any ofli ti rendered, but were too young to get com missioned, and Gen. Black wants to recog nise this clas. Two raiies of this new de parture are those of Truman B. Allot), tp pointed pension agent at Ban Francisco, and Algernan Alston, of Pennsylvania, chief of division pension office. Terrible Tragedy at Bombay. Bombay, Aug. 1. A Pathan soldier, Fri day, was reported for misconduct. In re venge he shot and killed two sergeants belonging to a native regiment. He then barricaded himself within his quarters and shot his wife dead. After keeping up for a time an effective fire against those who at tempted to assail bis retreat, he lay down beside his wife's corp-e, and with his last bullet ended his own life. The whole series of tragedies took place within an hour. Harvesting Wheat In Dakota. Aberdeen, D. T.. Aug. 1. Harvesting of wheat has begun in earnest, and every thing looks hopeful for the largest yield this valley has ever bad. There is no truth in reports of blight, rust, etc, in this (Brown) county or in Walworth or Edmunds coun ties. The yield in some places in this county will run as high as forty bushels per acre, hut the general average will be about twenty-eight boshebL Tbe Nevada to Try Matrimony. Berlin, Aug. 1. The Berliner ilusik Beitung announces the engagement of Miss Hevada to Charles Hall. Mrs. Mac-key has placed her house in Paris at the disposal of Mass Nevada for the marriage, and will pro wide the wedding breakfast A Swelling Death Boll In Spain. Madrid, Aug. L In tbe cholera in fected districts there were 8,616 new cams and 1,039 deaths Thursday. it C03IE ASHORE." BY E0EEET BUCHANAN. CHAPTER I TOST GLECPSB OF THE CASATA5. Wake vp, or III break every bone in your thin." The afternoon was still very warm, but a gray mist, drifting from the Irish channel, and sailing eastward overthe low-lying Island of Anglesea, w as beginning to scatter a thin, penetrating drizzle on the driver of the cara van. To right and left of the highway stretched a bleak and here prospect of marshland and moorland, closed to the w est by a sky of ever deepening redness, and relieved here and there by black clumps of stunted woodland. Here and there peeped a solitary farmhouse, with outlying fields of swampy greenness, where lean and spectral cattle were lugubriously grazing; and ever and anon came a glimpse of some lonely lake or tarn, fringed ail around with thick sedges, and dotted with water lilies. Tfce road was as desolate as the pros pect, with not a living soul upon it, far as tbe eye could see. To all this, however, the driver of the caravan paid little attention, owing to the staple fact that be was fast asleep. He was roused by ft sudden jolting and swaying of tbe clumsy vehicle, combine-1 wi ih a sound of splashing water; and, opening hit eyes sleepily, be perceived that the gray mare had turned aside from the centre of the road, and, having placidly entered a stagnant pond on the road-side, was floundering and struggl ing in the mud thereof, with the caravan rook ing behind her. At the same moment a head was thrust round the back part of the vehicle, and an angry voice exclaimed: "Tim, you scoundrel, where the devil art you driving to? Wake up or I'll break every bone in your skin." Thus addressed, Tim woke himself with ar effort, and, looking round with an insinuating smile, replied : "Bogorra, Master Charles, I thought it was an earthquake entirely Come out of that now I Is it wanting todrownd yourself you are! li-r-r-r! sbl Aisy now, aisy ! ' The latter portion of the above sentence was addressed to the mare, which was at last persuaded to wade out of the cool mud and return to the dusty track, where she st"d quivering and panting. No sooner was the return to terra firma accomplished than light, agile figure descended the steps at tbe back of the caravan, and ran round to tbe front. An excited colloquy, angry on tbe one side and apologetic on tie other, ensued, and did not cease even when the driver, with a flick of his v. hip, put the'earavan again in motion, while the other strode alongside on foot. It was jus-t such a caravan as may 1 Ken any summer dey forming part of the cair.p on an Enz'ish common, with the swart face of a erpsr woman looking out at thsdex aud half-a-Jozen ragged imps and elves r !- ling on the grass beneath; as iuay t-e o( served, smotht red in wickerworkof a.l 3 scriptions, or glittering pots or pans, moving from door to door in some sleepy country town, ruided bv a rloomv gentleman in a velveteen coat and a hareskin cap, and at tended by a brawny huffy, also nothered in wicierwork or pots and pans: as, further more, may be descried forming part of the procession of a traveling circus, and drawn by a piebald horse which, whenever a good "oitcb " is found, will complete its aay s iaoo! bv nerformiinres in the ring. A caravan of the eood old English kind; with small win iows, ornnmenied by white muslin curtains. with a chimney atop lor the smoke to come through frcm the fire inside, with a door be hind, ornamented with a knocker, and only lacking adoor-piote to make it quite com-olett-: in short, a house on wheels. The driver, though rough enough, and red with the sr.a acd wind, had nothing in com mon with the ordinary drivers of such vehicles and, in p,,int of fact, he was neither a gypsy nor a traveiin" tinker, nor a evens performer. Though it was summer time, he wore a larre freizo cout, descending almost to bis heels, and on his head a wideawake bat unclernenth which bis lazy, lardlcss, and somewhat sheepish face ticne with indolent good humor. His f-ompmiion, Master Charles, as he was calltd, tore still less resemblance to the Bo hemians of English lanes and woouianus. He w as a f.Ii;ht, handsome, fair-haired young fellow, of t .vo or three and twenty, in the twetJ attire of an ordinary summer toun- ejid ever-,- movement he made, every woi d he sriohe. implied the "gentleman born." Presently, at a signal from bis master (such he wa, Tim drew rein again. By tLi time the sun was setting fiery red, far away to the west, and the thin drizde was .becom- insr more persistent. "How far did they soy it was to Pencroe;" "Ten miles, sor. "Tbe mare is tired out, I think. We shall have to camp by the roadside." "All right. Master Charles, There's handy shelter beyant there where you see the trees," Tim added, pointing up the roaa witn bis whip. The young man looked in that direction, and saw, about a quarter of a niiie away, that the highway entered a dark dump of woodland. He nodded assent and wulhed rapidly forward, while the caravan followed slowly in his rear. Reach.ug ihs point where the wood began and entering the shadow of the trees, be soon found a snot well fitted for his purpose. To the left the, road widened out into a gra' patch of cexnion, adorned with one or twe bushes of stunted brown, and stretched out a dusty arm to touch a large white gate, which opened on a gloomy, grass-grown avenue winding right through the heart of the wood. Tbe caravan, coming slowly op, was soon placed in a snug position not far from the gate, the horse was taken out and suffered to graze, while Tim, searching about, found some dry sticks and began to light a tire. Diving into tbe caravan tbe young man re- emerged with a camp-stool, on which he sat down, lighted a meerschaum pipe and began tc smoke. Thoy could hear the rain faintly pat taring in the boughs above them, but tho spot they bad chosen was quite sheltered ana cut The fire soon blazed up. Entering the car avan in his turn, Tim brought out a tin kettlt full of water, and placed it on the fire, pre paratory to making tea. He was thus en gaged when the sound of a horse's hoofs ws heard along the highway, and presently tin figure of a horseman appeared, approach ing at a rapid trot. As it catne near to the group on the wayside, tho horse shied vio lently, springing from one tide of tbe road tc the other, so that ita rider, a dark, middle- aged man, in an old-fashioned cloak, was al most thrown from tbe saddle. Uttering fierce oath, he recovered himself, and reining in tbe frightened animal, looked angrily around; then, seeing tho cause of the mis chance, he forced his horse, wren no small difficulty, to approach the figures by the tire "Who ere you f" he demanded, in harsh, peremptory tones. 'What are you doing here?" The young man, pip in mouth, looked up at him with a smile, but made no reply. "What are yoaf Vagrants! Do you know And he pointed with his riding-whip to a printed "Sotice!'' fixed close to the gate upon the stem of a large fir tree. "I beg your pardon," said the young man. with the utmost sang froid; "we are, I imagine, on the queen's highway, end there, with your permission, we purpose to remain for the night" Struck by the superior manner of the rpeaker, the aewcomer looked at him in some surprise, but with no abatement of his haughty manner. He then glanced at Tim, who was busy with the kettle, from Tim to the gray mare, and from the gray mare to the house on wheels. The scowl on his dark face deepened, and he turned his fierce eyes again on the young man. ' Let me warn you that these grounds are private. I suffer no wandering vagabonds to pass that gate." May 1 ask your namef said the young man, in the same cool tone and with the same quiet smile. ' v hat is my name to your" "Well, not much, only Ishould lite to know the title of so very amiable a person." 1 he other condescended to no reply, but walked his horse toward the gate. "Here, fellow!-' he cried, addressmg Tim. "Open this gate for me!" "Don t stir I" said his master. "Let our amiable friend open the gate for himself W it h an angry exclamation the rider leaped from his saddle, and, still holding the horse's reins, ttrew the gate wide open. Then, still leading his horse, he strode over toward the young man, who, looking up, saw that he was ne iij six teet high, and very powerfully built. "My name is Monk, of Monkshurst," he said. "I've a good mind to teach you to re member it." " My name is Honk, of Monkshurst. " TJon be afraid," was the reply. "Monk, of Monkshurst ? I shall be certain not to for get it, Mr. Monk, of Monkshurst 1 Tira, is tbe w ater bailing f For a moment Mr. Monk, as he called him self, seemed ready to draw his riding w hip across the young man's face, but, conquering himself, he surveyed him from head to foot with savage anger. Nothing daunted, the voung man returned his stare with something very like supreme contempt. At last, mutter ing beneath his breath, Mr. Monk turned away, and, leading his horse into the avenue. losed the gate and remounted; but even then he did not immediately depart, but remained 'or some minutes, seated m the saddle, scowl ing over at the encampment. Thus occupied, his face and figure set in the gloomy framework of the trees, be lex iked o more forbidding than before. Ma face. though naturally handsome, was dark with tempestuous passions, his eyes deep-set and fierce, his c!"an-staven jaw square and rie termined. For the rest, his black hair, whi-. h was thickly mixed with iron gray, fell almost ro his shot jders, and his upper hp was cov ered with an iron gray mustache. At last, as if satisfied with Lis scrutmv, Mr. Monk turned his horse round with a fierce jerk of the rein, and rode rJlT awav in the shsuloiv cf the wood. CHAPTER II. tXATTS rr.oM a rorxa gentleman s jom- KAL. Before settles forth on this memorable pilgrimage to nc where. I premised a certain trierd of mine, in literary Bohemia, to keep notes of my adventures, with a view to fu iure publication, illustrated by my own brj liant sketches. I fear tbe promise was a rash one firstly, because I am constitution illy lazy and averse to literary exertion ; and. condiY, because I have, as yet, met with no idventures worth writing about. Sot that I have altogether lostmv first enthusiasm for :he idea. There would be novelty in the title, at any rate, 'Cruises in a Caravan,' by Charles Briokley, with illustrations by the luthor: photographic frontispiece, the Cara van, with Tim as large as life, smirking self consciously in delight at having his pictur taken. My friend B has promised to fiad ne a rrablisner, II 1 will only persevere. Well, we shall see. If the lok does ni't progress it will lie entirely my own fault ; for I bave any amount of time on my hands. Paint as bard as I may ail day, 1 have al ways the long evenings, when I must either write, rend or do nothing. "So I am tiezinnrxig this evenmr, exactly a fortnight afU r c.y first start from Chester. I ourr-hased tbe caravan there from a more.:' lO'lividual. with one eye. who ha.1 it Imiit wfch a view- to the exhibition of a Wild Man yt PataconA: but said Wild Man having taken it into his bead to return to County Cork, where he was born, and the morose in dividual having no definite idea of a novelty to take his place, the caravan came into the market. Having secured this traveling palace, duly furnished with w jidow-biinds, piece of carpet, a chair-bedstead, a table, a itove, cooking utensils, not to speak of my wn art.stie paraphernalia, I sent over to Mulrany, County Mayo, for my old servant, Tim-na-Chaliiig, or Tim o' the Ferry other wise Tim Luiney; and with his assistance, when he arrived, I purchased a strong mare at Chester Fair. All these preliminaries being settled, we started one fine morning soon after daybreak, duly bound for explora tions along the macadamized highways and byways of Hc-rth Wales. "I am pleased to say that Tim, after he had recovered tie first shock of seeing a peri pateti" c'weiiing house, took to the idea won derfully 'Sv.re it's just like tbe culd csbin at home,' bj averred, 'barrin' the wheels, and the winuies, end the chimley, end the bsste to oull it eic-Eir:' and 1 thiiJ? t. reapmJ-tWop wotild have been complete in his eyes if there had only been two or three p-gs to trot mer riiy behind the bac k door. As for myself, I took to the noir.ad life as naturally as if I had never in my life bc;a in a civilized habi tation. To be able to ro where one pleased, to dawdle as one plestes, to stop and sleep where one rleased, was certainly a new sen sation. My friends, observing my sluggish ways, had often compared me to that inter est;;: g creature, the snail; now the resem blance was complete, for I was a snail indoel, with my ho :se comicrtably fixed upon my 3houlders, crawling tranquilly along. , "Of ocun e, tie caravan has its inconveni ences. Inside, to quote the elegant simile of our progenitors, there is scarcely room enough to swing a cat in; and when nay bed is made, and Tim s hammock is swung just made the door, the place forms the tiniest of sleeping chambers. '1 ten our cocking arrangements are primitive, and, as Tiiri has no idoa what ever in tie culinary art, beyond being able to boil potatoes in their skins and make very doubtful 'itirabout,' there is a certain want uf variety in car repasts. "Besi'lea the inccnvecienc whieh l have mentioned, but which were, perhaps, hardly worth chrouicling, the caravan has social drawbacks, more pErticularly embarrassiLg to a luui&st man like myself. It is confusing, for example, on entering a town, or good sized Tillage, to be surrounded by. he entire juvenile population, whocheerusvocifercusly, under the impression thai! we oenrtitute a 'show,' and afterward, on ascertaining their mistake, pursue cs with opprobrious jeers; and it is distring to remark that our mode of life, instead of inviting confidence, causes us be regarded with surpicion by the vicar of the parilh and the local policemen. We are exposed, moreover, to ebullitions of bucolic humor, which have taken the form of horse play on more than one occasion. Tim has had several fights with the Welsh peasantry, and has generally come off victorious, though on one occasion he would bave been over powered by numbers if I had not gone to his assistance. Generally speaking, nothing will remove from the rural population an idea that the caravan forms an exhibition of some sort. When I airily alight and stroll through a village, sketchbook in hand, I have inva riably at my heels a long attendant train of all ages, obviously under the impression that lam looking for a suitable 'pitch,' and am going to perform.' "To avoid theseandsimilarinconveniencee, we generally halt for the night in some se cluded spot some roadside nook or ouOying common. But there is a fatal attraction in the caravan; it seems to draw spectators, as it were, out of the very bowels of the earth. No matter how desolate the place we have chosen, we have scarcely made ourselves comfortable when an audience gathers, end stragglers drop in, amazed and open-mouthed. I found it irksome at first to paint in the open air, with a gazing crowd at my Lack making audible comments on my work as it pro gressed; but I soon got used to it, and, hav ing discovered certain good 'subjects' here and there among my visitors, I take the pub licity now as f matter of course. Even when busy inside am never astonished to see strange noses flattened against the windows strange faces peeping in at tbe door. The human temperament accustoms itself to any thing. "I begin tfcis record in the Island of Angle- sea, where we have arrived after our fort night's wanderings in the more mountainous districts of the mainland. Anglesea, I am in formed, is chiefly famous for its pigs and its wild ducks. Bofaraslhave yet explored it I find it flat and desolate enough; but I have been educated in Irish landscapes, and don't object to flatness when combined with desolation. I like these dreary meadows, these bleak stretches of melancholy moor land, these wild lakes and lagoons. At the present moment I am encamped m a spot w here, in all probability, I shall re main for davs. I came upon it quite by ac cident about midday yesterday, when on my way to the market town of Pencroes; or, rather, when I imagined that I was going thither, w hile I had, in reality, after hesitat ing at three cross-roads, taken the road which led in exactly the opposite direction. The way was desolate and dreary bevond meas ure stretches of morass and moorland on every side, occasionally rising into heathery knolls or hillocks, or strewed with huge pieces of stone6 like the moors of Cornwall. Presently the open moorland ended, and we entered a region of sandy hillocks, sparsely ornamented here end there with long, harsh grass. If one could imagine the waves of the ocean, at some moment of wild agitation, suddenly frozen to stillness, and returning intact these tempestuous forms, it would give some idea of the hillocks I am describing. They rose on every side of the road, completely shutting out the view, and their pale, livid yellow ness, scarcely relieved with a glimpse of greenness, was wearisome and lonely in the extreme. As we advanced among them, tbe road we were pursuing grew wcite and worse, till it became so choked and covered with drifted sand as to be scarcely recogniz able, and I need hardly ray that it was hard work for one horse to pull the caravan along. "We had proceeded in this manner for some miles, and I was beginning to realize the fact that we were out of our reckoning, w hen, suddenly emerging from between twe sandhills, I saw a wide stretch of green mea dow land, and beyond it a glorified piece of water. The sun was shining brightly, the water sparkled like a mirror, calm as glass, and without a breath. As we appeared a large heron rose from the sit on the water side where he had been standing 'Still as a stone, without a sound, Above his dim blue shsde' and sailed leisurely away. Around the lake, which was almut a mile in circumference, the road ran winding, till it reached the farther side, where more sandhills began: but re tween these sandhills I caught a sparkling glimpse of more water, and, guided to n;y conclusion by the red sail of a fishing smack just glimmering on the horizon line, I knew that farther water was the sea. "The spot had all the attraction cf com plete desolation, combined with the chant w hich always, to my mind, pertains to lake and lagoons. Eager as a boy or a loosened retriever, 1 ran across the meadow and found the grass long and green and sown with in numerable crowsfoot flowers: underneath the green was sand again, but here it glim mered like gold dust. As I reached the sedges on the lake side a teal rose, in full summer plumage, wheeled swiftly round the lake, then, returning, splashed down boldly and swam within a stones throw of the shore, when, peering through the rushes, I caught a glimpse of his mate paddling anxiously along with tight little fluffs of down behind her. Then, just outside the sedges, I saw thegoldex shield of water broken by the circles of rising trout. It w as too much. I hastened lck tc the caravan and informed Tim that I had no intention cf going any farther that day. at lca-t. "So here we have been since yesterday, and up to this, have not set eves upon a single soul. Such peace and quietness is a foretaste of Paradise. As this is the most satisfactory clay 1 Lave yet spent in my pilgrimage, al though it bears, at the same time, a f ainily likeness to the other days of the past fort night, 1 pnrjx'se selUng down, verbatim, seriatim, aud chronologically, tbe manner hi which I occupied myseif from dawn to sun set "6 A. M. Wake, and see that Tun has ai reaeir d'-iT,T-Hred. and folded UD his ham mock. Observo the morning sun looking in with a fresh, cheery countenance at the win dow. Turn over arsin with a yawn, and go to sleep for another five minutes. "7:5 A. Jl. Wc):e again, and discover, bj looking at rr.y watch, that, instead of five minutes, I have slept an hour an 1 a quarter. Spring up at or.ee, ai.d slip on shirt and trousers ; then pas out, barefooted, into the open air. Ko sign of Tim, but a fire i lighted close to tile caravan, which shadows it from tho ray 3 c f the morning sun. fctroL down to ti e It.he, and throwing off what garments I wear, prepare for a bath. Can not get out for a swim on account of tut reeels. The tetb over, return and finish my toilet in the cra'-un. "8a.m. Tim has reappeared. He has beet right down to the seashore, a walk of about two miles End a half. Ha informs me, to mj disgust, that there is some sort cf a liuniai settlement there, and a lifeboattation. K has brought back in his baglet, as specimen.' of the local products, a dozen new-luid eggs some milk, and a loaf of bread. The last, observe, is in a fossil state. I ask w ho sold it him. He answers, WUliam Jones. "8:30 A. . We breakfast splendidly. Ever the fossil loaf yields sustenace, after it is cut up and dissolved in hot tea. Between while Tim informs me that the settlement dowr yonder is, in his opinion, a poor sort of a place. There are several whitewashed cot tages and a large, roofless house, for all the world like a church. Devil the cow or pig did he see at all, barrin' a few hens. Any boats, I ask. Tea, one, with tbe bottom knocked cut, belonging to William Jen' s. "Tim has cot this came so pat that my curiosity begins to be aroused. "Who the deuue is William Jones? 'Sure, thin,' says Tim, be'i tie man that lives down beyant, by the rea.' I demand, somewhat irritably, U the place contains only one inhabitant! Deri) another did Tim see, he explains barrin' William Jones. , ."9:30 a.m. Start painting in the open air, under the shade of a large white cotton um brella. Paint on till 1 P. M. "1 P. M. Take a long walk among the sandhills, avoiding the settlement beyond the lake. Don't want to meet any of the aboriginals, more particularly William Jones. Walking bare is like running tip and down Altantie billows, atfumiiig said billows to be solid; now I am lost in the trough ot tlie sand, now 1 re-emerge on the crest of the solid wave. Amusing, but fatiguing. I soon j lose myself, every huiock being exactly like anotner. fcuuaemy a hare starts irom uucier my feet arfd goes leisurely away. I remem ber an old amusement of mine in the west of Ireland, and I track Pus by her footprints now clearly and beautifully printed in the soft sand of the hollows, now more faintly marked on the harder sides of the ridges. The sun blazes down, the refraction of the beat from the sand is overpowering, the air 1s quivering, sparkling and pulsating, as if full of innumerable sand crystals. A horri ble croak from overhead startles me, and looking up I see an enormous raven wheeling along in circles and searching the ground for mice or other prey. "Loc king at my watch, I find that I have been toiling in this sandy wilderness forquite two hours. Time to get back and dine. Climb the nearest hillock, and look round to discover where I am. Can see nothing but tbe sandy billows on every 6ide, and am entirely at a loss which way to go. At last, after half an hour s blind wandering, stum ble, by accident cn the r :ad by the lake side, and see the caravan in the distance. "4 P. M. Dinner. Boiled potatoes, boiled eggs, fried bacon. Tra'3 cooking is prim itive, but I could devour anything even WliPitn Jones' fossil bread. I asked if any human being has visited the camp. 'Sorra me,' Tim says, looking rather disappointed. He has got to feel himself a public character, and misses the homage of the vulgar. "Paint egain till 6 p. m. "A beautiful sunset. The sandhills grow rosy in the light, the lake deepens from crim son to purple, the moon comes out like a silver sickle over the sandy sea. A thought seizes me as the shadows increase. Now is the time to entice the pink trout from their depths in the lake. I get out my fishing rod and line, and, stretching two or three flies which seem suitable, prepare for action. My rod is only a small, single-handed one, and it is difficult to cast beyond the sedges, but the fish are ris ing thickly out in the tranquil pools, and, de termined not to be beaten, I wade in to the knees. Half a dozen trout, each about the size of a small herring, reward my enterprise. When I have captured them, the moon is high up above the sand hills, and it is quite dark. "Such is the chronicle of the past day. By the light of my lamp insid4 the caravan I have written it down. It has been all very tranquil and uneventful, but very delightful, and a day to 1 marked with a white stone, in one resject that from dawn to sunset I have not set eyes on a human being except my servant. "Stop, though! I am wrong. Just as I was returning from my piscatorial excursion to the lake, I saw, passing along the road in the direction of the sea, a certain solitary horseman, who accosted me not too civilly on the road side the night before last He scowled at me in passing, and, of course, rec ognized me by the aid of the caravan. 'His name is Monk, cf Moukshurst, and he seems to be pretty well monarch of all he surveys. I have an impression that Mr. Monk, of Monkshurst. and myself are destined to be bettu', or worse, acquainted." (To be continaed.) THE TEBB1BI.E DBAlN Which scrofula has upon the system must be arrested, and tbe blood must be puri fied, or serious consequences; will eniue. For purifying and vitalizing effects, Hood's Sarsapariiia has been found super ior to any other preparation. It expels every trace of impurity from the blood, and bestows new life and vigor upon every function of the body, enabling it to entirely overcome disease. The suppression of the rebellion in the northwest has cost the Canadian siovern ment f 2.()00,(JUO, besides a number cf valuable lives. The Coperniran system lias, in past ages as in the present, furnished food feir philosophers and scientists. The mags nilude and wonilers of the universe reveal themselves in new and appalling grandeur just as the wonders performed by Mish ier's Herb Bitters has set the whole med ic-il w r'j asjojf. It is swift, safe and sure. W. C. Hut tinadon, of Abiltnce Kan., and a confii med sufferer from kids ney trouble, secured instant relief from an affection of this character. A few more bottles taken according to directions wrought a permanent cure of his distress ing malady . The Philadelphia court records shi'W that durirg the past ten years the ratio of divorces to marmges have been about one in thirty three. What mikes :te breath so frap-ar.t. pure What makes The rosy gun;? endure r tVhat makes the teeth so pearly wbitej Wa;:t nukes the mouth a dear deligb: : Tis SOZODONT, that precious boon Vu;'ch nore can use To lute, too soon. It is Never Too Late to ciear.se the teeth, and render tbe breath odenferous with Fragrant SOZODOXT, bu it is best to use this wonderful veget able Eiixir before the tee'.h begin to fail, and the breath to lose its freshness. "Spalding's" and true. celebrated clue, useful New named oostoiiices are Etht-1, S irah. Edi'h. Eve. May. r,nd Violet. There are also Waybselt. Wildcat, Snortervillc, and Union. Kemark&ble Iicape. John Kahn, of Lafayette, Ind., bad a very unrow escape from death. This is his own story: "One year ago I was in the last stages of consumption. Our best physicians gave rr.y case up. I finally got so low that our doctor said I could not live twenty four hours. My friend then purchased a bottle of Dr. Win. Hall's Bal sam for the UiDg?, which benefited me. I continued nntil I am now in perfect health, bavins used no other medicine." One of the belles at White Sulphur springs decorates her pony with red and white roses. Opposed to Strong Drink. "Parker's Tonic is delicious to tbe pal ate; :t invieorates, but Uoos not promote a love for strong drink; it cures cougbs and colds: it purifies tbe blood, thus cur- icg kidney, liver and lung troubles, and rheumatism. It should be kept in evetqr borne." G. H. Sberman, photograph, Elgin, El. Place it in yours. Montana, outside its Indian reserva tions, dm tiu.uuu.uw acres 01 grazing land. A nation of housekeepers tell us that Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder is tbe sweetest, purest, most efficient, and most wholesome on the American market With baking powdeis as with drinking and cooking water, housekeepers go by experience. The place to prove Dr. Price's Baking Powder is by true test me lest ot the oven. BACAN'S Magnolia Balm is a secret aid to beauty. Many a lady owes her fresh ness to it, who would rather not tell, and? can't telL For Heating Public or Private Buildings. NEW GOODS I GREAT IMPROVEMENTS! Furnaces for all Fuels. CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED. SEND FOR CATALOGUE. RICHARDSON & BQYNTON CO., CHICAGO. For Sale by JOHN T. NOFTSKER. may 23-dlaw-pat iCZCIUcIb For the benefit of suffering humanity, and in heartfelt graliiude at the womle-ful result. I deem it only my duty to give tliie un olicited tes timony in favor of Swift's Specific. My wife has been f ffiicted. with hereditary Eczema or S It Rheam from her infancy. It has increased in in tensity with each fvu'.ceeding spring, and being somewhat ekilled in med cine myself. I tried every remedy I couid think of for years Sarea- parilla combined with e ery form of PotasFiae. and hundreds of other remedies. ! ions and aikali washes of every kind known, but they all gave on!y temporary relief. D-irinethe ?rinc of 1881 her lower estrem- iiits became so inflamed and sore that the was ebliged to keep thtm constantly coated with a coveriun of "Fuller's Earth"' mised wet and al lowed to dry on. Among other tnintrs she was afflicted with a periodical nervous headache, oc curring regularly every seven a ays, sometimes followed by an intermittent fever fur week at a time, so that her Jife became a burden t her. Thi? spring 1 deteimiued she should take H. S. S. and follow strictly tbe directions in regard to doe. diet, etc. This was about seven weeks ago. After taking the first large bottle the ditea-e seemed u increase; the burnir,. itchirg and in flammation became unbearable. She, however, persevered in the nee of the medicine. After ta king the tecund bonle the inflammation btgun to subside. After the tbirh honle the inflammation disappeare d and sore spots dried up and turned white and scaly, and finally she brushed them off in an impalpable w hite powder re- inbliug pure ait jhe is now taking tbe sixth bottle, three ta blespoonfu s four timet- daily. Every appear ance of the disease has gone, atd her flesh is br cominK soft, white and smooth again ; and wiiat is more, her periodical headaches nave disappeared and she is now, at "3 years of age. enjoying The only good health she "has kr.own frr upwards of 40 years. No wonder i-he declares with ein; has s thi every bo:t e of S S. S. :s wo.ih a thousand times its weiilht in cold. nf tnrtlur information r etf ern'ng hr case will be chc-rfully given by he: self at her ref deuce 135 Muliett s'reeT. er bv me. ,KUN P. IlKAOItV, 44 Griswold St. Detroit, Mich.. May 10. ls"-D. Ee sure and get the genuine, and setd for Trea ;se on Bieod and 5 kin D'stascs free. For sale by all dr;:gg;s-s. THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO , Drawer 3, AUant.u Ga. 1j7 Y.i-d S:..N. Y. GRANDMOTHER tTsed herbs in doctoring the family, and her simple remedies Vll CUKE in most cases. Without the use of herbt, medical science would be powerless; and yet the tendency of the times is to negiect the best of all remedies for these powerful medicines that seriously in jure the system. ISHLEfT! ic 1 combination of valuable herbs, care tuUy compounded frcm tbe formula cf a regular Fhyaician, who used thi& pre fccnption largely in his private practice with great success. It is not a drink.but a medicine used by many physicians. in invaluable for ItY&PEl'SlA, KIDNEY and LIVER COMVLA1X1S, yiRvors rxHAtsTiox, heak- XE8S, IXDIGESIIOX. Ce.; andwiuie curing will no hjirt the ayEtem. Mr. C. J. Rhodes, a well-known Iron man of Safe Harbor, Fa., writes: "My pod was completflv proptrated by fever atd ifiTie. imume and b&rku tid him no ?xkJ. I then fur Mishler'e Hirb bitter aod in a ehcxt tme the boy was quite well." "E. A. Schellentrager, DnxgglBt, 717 fit. Clair Street, Cleveland, 0., writes : "Vonr KitterB,I can pay, and do iy, are rre-fcnt-d hy poiueof the oidefctadmoet promintLt hyuciaiia in our city." MISHLEB HEEB BITTERS CO., 525 Commerce St., Philadelphia, Parker's Pleasant Worm Syrup Never Fails NERVOUS DEBILITY HARRIS 1 URG4MC Vt LAKXE&a Being tbe vkillbd phj- Wsiciuie, tvenlt from F youthful iiidiscrtifin. A Radical Cure fori 'too frw indnltrenc. nr NXRVOTJS ' over braB work. Avoid DEBILITY ! !:h urpofitionoi f rrtf n Uous MLKiM for thtae trputiiet. Git our Frtt ICircu.sr and Trial Pick nfr.ar.d learn impoiuul ffcds before takiitit4 iiwrt tlitwhtre. Take a SCKE RfMEIiYthBtlUS CL UKD ihouf-antii, dcci not interfere with ailen- Orp-aic Weakness,! PHYSICAL DECAY, InYoupR A Middles miflii men. Trsrco for ovriS; tiufi to buniwM, or ctim pt. nor k.ccnvecifEcein ary way. Foundtd oa 'i..cr.tit? nwaicai prmct Byd;rerti.r.:ution .0 the max ct oiseu iu wittcut delay. Thc&aU ural furctionaof the bu- Years Br ustiMKANi i Thousand Cash. B TRIAL inu. 01 jraiusn. it restored. 7h animaung ftemetia o? lift, which ha twea wasted are f 'tven backDd TJtT.ATMEST. OceJConth, - 3 cx Twe xonths. . s.ocJ . . x pai ;cn i oecomei c heet ftj I and rmpiily puna boUl trrrcth aiul aexuai vioii imtiicuiu, 7.00 r R U Ptar,e? PERSONS Not a ThlM. pl-Ww3T it v a C. P. SWANS03, Contractor and Builder, No. 21214th Ave., Residence, Ko. S308 Seentli Amine, 10CK ISLAND, ILLINOIS. RAILfiOAl) TIME T1BLeT CHiCAM), ROCK ISLAND 4 PAdfu. Tim TiELi Juki 1. 1884, to BD BO CBICAS. Letntt Fs-' Sxrssiici Mail,.... SH. m orniig Express, 8 :iQ a. m. t a? Ksrjreps in-i?,. . k N ght Express 9:55 p.m Limited Express .. 11:15 p.m 4 it t. S-'Oi, TO AND TRUM KANSAS C1TT its.- XTj-ren 6:20 a.m. ifbt Express ?:(jo p. m TO AND TBOH COCNOIL ELrin '!'. N Pi'' PfPMU T-Mn n. Limited Express S.!5a. m. l'l.m. TO ASI) rBCiM KlKNiC'T Albert Les Expres :40 p.m. TO AKB rtOU DI8 HOIKT. Express 8 30 a. m. :Cfi Ucpot, JVomie Aveaw. ' . SIM BALL, E, ST. JOHN G'-r,?ra! Strp't, Gen. Titket 4 ps.' , J. . COOK, Agent. Rnrk IHICIUO, Iil'RLlT0II & (iCDlTi St. Loni. Expres? e so a. m. iTfrliTlf. PpShPTlPPr '"LI a h AW.rti 6:50 a i : F. 3:!T. i ':lf l'J:A, Sterling AccGEQiQodatioii.il :3U a. k. St. Louis Fast Ex 8:9) r. a. Dtnver A Kan. Citr Ex.. . .4:00 r. m. Tt T 1 a .r CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. Paul, SOCK ISLAND TRAINS. Leaves e:15sm Arrire... " Il:i5pm ' . Acccm. 9:00 p m " ,., Ft. Accom 9:J0am FiT'gDutch's6:45an) IP t I a :B f':3pB E. 1). if. BOLMSS, Arnt, HOCK ISLAND tPEORU RAILTYat, (SHORTEST ROUTS TO THS HAST ASD WE.., LSATX. ?tt Express 8:45 a.m. !til ai:d Ex.... 1:30 r. a. Axcoinmc litit'ioi), 7;ifj p. . W'ajr Fre:gbi 6:00 a. a. Depot Twentieth street. ARJUTl, ' T.t 3 ..., ROCK ISLA.'D & MERCER CO., H. R. LEAVR . 9:10 A. M. . 4:00 r a I Kirn, j,fi S:15. f . Mall ccommoda ion... THE CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE ass gT. pAUL. RAILWAY COMPANY. It owns aEd operates nearly 5,000 nine? of it cicghly equipped road in lliibois, Wisconsin let Minnesota and Dakota. It is the Sliort Line and Best Route be tween ail principal points in the North west and Far West. For meps, time tatles. rates of parage m, freight, etc.. aj.pij to itie nearest siatjor. trn of the Chicaeo, Milwaukee & St. Paul Kai:m r to any railroad agent anywhere in the Vii'.t Males or C anada. R. MILLER, A. V. H. CARPEXTER. General Manager, Gen. Pass. Tk: if. J. F- TUCKER. GEO. H. HEAFF0RD, Ass't Sen"! Manager. Ass'tGen. Pas. Mu-wavrie. Wisconsin. For notices in reference to Special lit:: skins, changes- of time, and other items of litrv in connection with the t hicato, Milwaukee 4 :: I'aul Kaiiwiiy, please refer to Uie local coiner ibis caper. PBORTIr'T BorT2 TO TBS EAST AND SOUTH Tramp leave hock I1rlC 4.00 a. m. Why Freight. 6.45 Far-T Espros. 1.40 p. m. Mai sue Espreps i.bO ' Through Freight and Acccie&u'lV..::. Trains arrive at Rock Inland: 3.30 a. k. Throcgb Freight and Acccn-ircja::-.! t2.45 p. m. Mai. aid fcsprtte. 5.10 ' Fast Esjrt-sif. 4.0 - Way Freight. The Fast Exrr.xis. Waving Rock Ib-ari . m. arrive? at Peoria f . n... at prm.'it.: 4.5 p. ni.. a; Ptcatar i.OOp. m., J&ckoDh:e " i p. in., Alton 7.2& p. ic.. fcst Louis p. 12.. " Terre Haute n.t-5 p. m.. The Same Dat. Uz.u '.fait1 he Bect KLd uicejest tolu 10 a:) :v southeast. 1 he 1.30 p.m. train makes close ccnrerTioi 5a:va with C. E. & Q. for poiLt? west: a:r.v Ga3etburg &x 4. '5 p. m.. al Bnrliijfrton 6.4H p. a... Keokuk 10.25 p. n aud at yuircy 10.05 p. m. Arrivistr at Peoria at p. m., mnkir.: :onnt'CtioL with tbe 1. B. fc W. aud T. h fv-r liiiiiitmpoiit?. conLecting there with b..'. -.rafi:s for :hc eat aca ?o;r.,j, "FAST TIME tURE CONNECTION. -Mr i 'ow by auv ott-t r roti'e. K.R. CABLE. ' A. N.XOKTON. Geti'l Stipt. 4eil T:. .".t". The 0 S' p. m. Aceuainjodati( 0 !ettve tr;. erc";.t -oi city, Tho Line selected fry the VS. Ccv to carry the Fast Maii urn Th Onl Thrcuch Ln; with ita own ttck. CHICAGO, PEOPJA cr ST. LOUlt AUD DEffiYEK E'thar b wi of r-aia PociC.c Juca-. it'-t' rvaMfc CiTy, it tiEttrte !( ot f. O'eir ; 1 H 1 1 ur it 1 ft vi ajiecnnCI. NEBRASKA, KANSAS, COLORS t. l. , ... - . m.A It'1 ..,1,1 va-'i'i 1 -is id in.iF n p'-s't t , - -H runs .-y (By in 1,3m ore to Tf'.fc f' quipp.il ti.-c.t; tti, c.t ,is cwi uttt C.e' Chicago and Denver, Chicago and Omaha, Chicago and Council Bluff'. Chicago and St. Joseph. Chicago and Atchisor Chicago and Kansas City, Chicago and Topeka, Chicago and St. Louis, Chip.nn nnrt DubuQUSi Chicago and Sioux C! Peoria and Council Bluffs, Peoria and Kansas City, Peoria and St. Louis, St. Louis and Omaha, St. Lculs and St. P" St. Louis end Rock Island, St. Louis and Chicago, Kansas City and Denver, Kansas City and St. P Kansas City and Omaha, Kansas City and Burling"", Direct CoriMrtion md. M Mch ct rtt Jf C,i?Jt witti Through Ttint 10 tnd ttom fcirtl 1""' brMch.i. J(, A McH Of lU Mr.t.1 EMUm Kid 71,1 connctt i Grni Orkm Dtpott with Thtoul "T nd trom .11 poinll In th. Unit.d i'..'.' v - S11 Francises, Portland and City of lg ForTiekota, Rata, Gntral Informal on, tc . mm ortnf?o kou, can on ary i r- Unttad SlatM at Canaha. at addraat HENRY B. STONE. PERCEVAt a.-i r it r..'i Pan- sm vnn 1 mvmKv, w ' - CHICAGO. - NEW JBAKERYI Confectionery No. 1109 Third Ave., J ,