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" ... , . TH E; h RE'V'lETT HAS F I U EST JOB OFFICE IN DOUGLAS COUNTY. CARDS, BILL HEASi LESAL ILANIS, .. AaA Ur FriaUug; IncliMUuc Large asi Eeayy Posters ana Sliowy MB ills. :-"' -t - '-. :- :.-- : -'. -. - :- ; -'.: ; N sally and expedltiouaiy exMk4 '. .at Portland paicaa. PUBLIC CONDUCT. m M ISSUED . FRIDAY MORNINGS. BY - J.. R. N. BELL, - - Proprietor. One Year ; Six Months -Three Months S2 50 1- 50 1 00 Thess uw the terras of those paying In dauce - The Rcview oilers fine Inducements to advertiser. Tetin reonM. VOL. IX. ROSEBURG, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1885. NO. 51 J. JASKULEK, PRACTICAL . Watemer. Jeweler . and Optician, ALL WORK -WARRANTED. Dealer In Wa telle. Clock. Jewrlrj', iiertarle and KycgtaemeM. ..- ANbA PULL LINK Of . Cigass, Tobacco & Fancy Goods. Tht only reliable utomer in town for the proiier adjust ment of Spectacle ; always on hand. Depot ef the Genuine? Brazilian PibbU Spec tacles and Eyeglasses. Offick-First Door South of Fostoflice, . HOMEIILKU. OREUOX. 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We will furnish at the mill at the following prices: - No. 1 rougk lumber $13 V M Xo. 1 flooring. 6 inch ....... .. .$24 V At No. 1 flooring. 4 inch :..$ VM No. I flnsihing lumber, . . . . ....t'OVM No. 1 tinUhing lumber dresscdoii 2 Bides $21 M No. 1 finishing lumber dressed on 1 sides $2ti V M CLARK & BAKKR. L. F. LANK. ; V JOHN r.VNE. LANE & LANE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office on Main Htreet, opposite Cosmopolitan 'Hntl.. - . CHARLEY HADLEY'S BARBER SHOP Next Door. Live Oak Saloon. Shaving and Hair Cutting in a Workmanlike Manner. . ROSEBURG, OREGON JOHN FRASER, Home Hade Furniture, wu.nuu, OIlF.UO. CPHOLSTERY, SPRISS MATTRESSES, ETC., Constantly on hand. FURIIITURE. I have the Beat STOCK OK FURNITURK South ef Portland. And all of my own manufacture. . A'o Two Prices to Customers. ResMteiU of Douglas County are requested to give rue a call before piuchaMng eiaewhwe. ALL. WORK WARRANTED. DEPOT HOTEL, Oakland, Oregon. RICHARD THOMAS, Proprietor. . This Hotel has been established for a num ber of years, and has become very pop ular with the traveling public. FIBST-CLASS SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS " --AWD THE Table supplied with the Best the Market affords Motel at the Depot of the Railroad. H. O. STANTON, Staple Ury Goods, Kei eoofitantly on hand a general amortment of Extra Fine Groceries, WOOD, WILLOW AND GLASSWARE, . AMO CROCKERY AND CORDAGE A full stock of SCHOOL DOOKS, &ucU m required by th Public Couuty BchoyU. Alt klndu of Stationery, Toys and Fauejr Artlele, : ; " TO SUIT BOTH rOCNe AND OLD. , j Buys and Sells Legal Tenders, furnishes uneoKaon eoruana.ana procures : ' Drafts on San Francisco. SEEDS ! SEEDS ALL KINDS OE THE BEST QUALITT. . ALL OltDEM Promptly attended to and goods shipped with care, i ; . r .f . AdcLt 1IACIIEXY A DEXO, Portland, Oregon. LOVE'S DAY. Midway the last of those drear months Tliat winter knows. While yet the earth Is hidd n 'neath Tue lingering snows. And the nortu wind detiant mill Hist trumpet.- blows. Is set a duy an full of sweets A summer rose. The tldinjrs of its coming spread The birds anionic. And soon the sturdy evergreens Are filled with song; The daintiest though s of I'oesy About it throng. And manv )reeu)us xems of Art 'i'o it belong. . For oh', 'tis l.ove,'t:s Love, that aava": "This day la mine This day when alf true I ver haste, . With eyes ilint ihine And llpa t Kit .smile, tluvr Hearts to lay : Upon the s n'ine Long years to me made sa:-red"by M. V alentine. " UarJrr'x ITtrkly. MOLLY ST. LKGER. A Valentine Story of Over Hundred Years Ago. One ' ll was a gray, gloomy day in late October; dur ug tltelast wtndc- of their sojourn 'at the old -f:milycMUintry ho ise on the Kenneb:c. This ane'ent house, built of Hallowell grani'.e. was of the El zabethian style of architecture," with castellated wails and a large , stniare hall down into wh!ch Vou looked from the galler es on the " second and third lloors. and which opened upon a deep l orch altogether delectable in its viuey seclusion, so sn . geslive of tete-a-teles, e ;..- . moonlight or day I ght Three connecting rooms frorttrd tlie river which flow d at the foot of a rap idly su'jp'ng lawn, and from the library window at tb-'.-o.ith end of this triad of totm .con Id be swn a lovely r.ver iietu e framed beiw -en tall oaks and .:ergreens, at the extremity of an open ing a quarter of a mile long, at least, cut through the primeval forest straight to the bank of ,11m Ke inebe.v This was the work of Downing, who, years before, had cut and trimmed and fashioned these slopes and dells into fair, regular beauty. Iiut time and a proper degree of neglect had brought back a bewitching wildness, a gypsy like abandon of straggl. ng vines and lawless growths, more fascinating to town-bred girls than the most perfect landscape gardening could possibly be. Three hundred and eighty acres com prised this estate of rairview, and it once had a tieer pane ot a hunureu acres, but that was long ago. i4jdwbi three days,' a steady down-pour, gladdening o the hearts of the country lolk, whose wells, owing to the long drought, had on j; since refused water. Caleb Atkins, coming down from the village as usual, with meat and mdk, had expressed to the cook that morning his opinion that the ram was 1 keh' to last a "consider able spell," to which statement cook signified her assent With the remark that next week was court week, and it alwavs rained court week. - "Cook has ; the universally " logical fem'nine mind,"!1 observed Beatrix, -'Who had overhead this colloquy wh le whist- mr and ' waiting for Ajax. at the hall door. "If it always rains court week. why, then, of course, it's always court week, isn't it? Wonder if Supreme Courts and .storms prevail s'mmtane- ously over the universe! I'll ask her. Oh! oh! you big, black, wicked, splendid old. fellow! '. This last to Ajax, who came to-her whistle with a bound and a leap, planting h'.s big muddy paws on . her shonmers, una staving her remonstrances', with a sweeping lap of h's huge tongue, which fairly h.d from view her piquim' merry face. "Oh, shut that ; do)r, do, Trix, and behave in a civilized manner,' growled Marjory, from the depths of the Sleepy Hollow cha'r by the hall lire. She was reading The fair Maki of Perth for perhaps the twenty-fifth t me, and was right "in the thick of the tournament where'n fell the sons offorquil ad vancing -todath with the cry "One more for Hector!"' . .Whatever of "modern authorship the library of Fairview lacked, it was rich in the' older novelists, and owned a most sumptuous edit'on, creamy pages bound, in fragrant Russia, of the prince pf romantic novelists, Walter Scott. Instantly turning at the sonnd'of her vOcc, the big dog sprung into her lap, planting it huge- paw, only partially clean -ed, on an 'exquisite engraving of the said tournament and die ting a satisfactory shr'ek from her, he plunged upon the ofa whereon Sue was dozing ttn d 4! ream i lig. am 1 then dashed up the oaken star, close, followed by the laughing, shrieking , girls, casting back glances of intense delight at his Sttcees in inaugurating the frolic he so mueh loved, ami having reached the landiugjtittHe thirds floor. BtoA wav ing his huge tali and' watching with an actual twinkle of his eyes the breath less run of the jrirls up .the last flight. They, were nearer the .storm area by fifty-feet up there than in the hallgbe low. aud the wind and rain suemed to bt1 holdiug high' carnival, whistling ia the waterspouts, roaring down the ehimt eys and pelt'ng p't.Tessly against the wind ws and upon the slate caps of the numerous buy And or el .windows. ;;yhsdow4o the at looke I out upon the lei' schooners lying just below, be draggltHiand dripping from tUe,t'pd of their m1z'.en masts to the water line'. An occasional sailor was sem shrouded in oil clothes. , They swung back the door at the end of the long upper hall aud peered up the duskv stairway. . ' VFascinat'nff, isn't it? ' remarked Afar jory. "It s a real cosey at tie d ay. Iet's go up!' : "Noth'ng new up there, I suppose?" rejo'ned Trx. "We've rummaged everything Madame Heath's brocaded wedd ng gown ami General Heath's queer old uniform, and Major Brock ton's kit, in the? 1812 war. and Great grandfather Brockton's w'g aud gown, and all the old bonne' s and mob caps and camlet cloaks." h "And (ieneral Heath's delicious old love letter and tin? letters he wrote when be , quarrtded T with his son Jo, who had the honor. of being my great-grat-grandfather, you "know said Slariory, with a toss of her gold-brown head. Meanwhile they were running up the attic stairs and through the center of the kiltie, skirting- the massive ehtni nes, each one of which could almost have held "in its interior a" seaside cot tage. The attics were large and high, as the attics H such a house should be, but although .tolerably well lighted were, rich iu those deej); dark, shadowy corners and recesse.v whose ghostly MiZgest'ons makeo ie"s flesh creep. There was. one part'pularly dark re cess where the low attic of the west wing debouched into the main attic, into wh rh -Marjory suddenly, disap peared atrd shortly "emergetl, her hait festooned with dnty cobwebs, and her eves bl nking as thoe of an owl sud denly launched into the sunlight might do. " She va dragging a small black trunk bv it b as handle, sa'd trunk Le'.iijy as, robwebbv as her head, and mouldy with the mould of enlly. apjmr- "That is what I calb seiond-sigltt.,' she sad, sw ug ng it around w.th the expertness, of- a genuine baggage smasher. "I d d not know this thing was thenfnever hear of it before, and should have sa d I had exploded every inch of til s enchanted land. ' The girls looked at it. It was brass b mud and fastened by a solid hook of brass. She touehed the hook ami the cover flew up, disclo-ing a mass of papiirs. The three sigheu sim uliaheously.. They had hoped for someth'ng more precious, more start ling; m br de s trousseau, perhaps, fragrant .w.th age and attar of rose - a service of untique silver or even a casket of pearls ;would .not have sur prised, but merely satisfied them. "Ah. if it had only been a skeleton!" sighed "Marjory. ."It's big enough for a small (iinevra;" . and she took up a thirl flat Uok which lay on the top and opened it. On the blank page was wrtten "Molly St. Leger. Her album.' A yellow paper fastened w.th a faded blue ribbon dropped from between the leaves of the album. Mar'orv loosed the r.bboii and d sclosed a folded sheet. "And who is this Molly it. Leger who had an album in 17bT. and who re ceived valeatines in 176? For as true as you l.ve, girls, this is a genu'ne val entine, one "hundred and ten years old if it is a day, with cupids and hearts ami two doves a-cooing. Oh, what a jolly lind for a rainy day! It's like reading a page of Walter' Scott, " said Marjory, who by this time you know as a dear lover of romance, "Girls! girls! and so you've found it at last, ' er e I out a cheery voice at their elbows. "Every, descendant of Molly St. Leger's has to find that trunk sometime and hear her story. But no body, ever linds it t.ll the right time womes. though . it may be uuder their very noses. V '-,. . . . .'. ' ' ;.. '.'" if ller story! and who's to tell us, , I should l.ke to knowP'queried Trix. i "I am," promptly replied aunt Pene lope, "and right here. Time andplace couhln't be better." "Wouldn't it be more comfortable by the hall lire?" timidly suggested Sue, who is kittenish in her tastes, and likes to curl up and purr in a cosey corner. But the, others, aunt Pen included, scouted the prosaic suggestion. " Oh. no; r'ght here, with the bearing rain just above our heads. It's delici ous: .murmured Inx, stretching her self on a discarded fug, with her head on Ajax's shaggy sides. Marjory hav ing sat down in a huge chair with spidery legs which instantly collapsed, lay back comfortably among the ruins while aunt Pen began: (It may as well be explained here that Fa rview is richer in that species ; of wealth which 'pertains;, to attics," than most, of even very old family mansions. For after the Boston Fire of 1871 many ancient relics were transported thither for safety, not only tho e belonging to Molly St. Leger' s direct descendants, but 'also heirlooms of families into which those descendants had married.) "Molly St. Leger was not a native born American citizen. She was born and lived in a delightful old castle in England a castle that would do your heart good just to see, Marjory, with real battlements and a turret chamber Molly's own the very- one from which slue fled, not with, but to our an cestor, Abram. Hunt. ' I aw it all last year when I was in England the old garden with its box two hundred years old, cut into all sorts ! of queer shapes, peacocks, Greek vases, and,, maids-of-honor, and its fish-pond with moldy backed carp as old as the time of William the Conqueror, - for aught I knew. The St. Legers came over with William, and are to this day as dis- tinctively French in feature as in name. Molly's portrait shows her to have been a brunette, with black eyes. She wa small and slght with rosy cheeks, and you look like her, Trix. - 'Molly s mother died when she was a baby, and she was brought tip under the supervision. of; her lather S sister, dowager Lady Dunbarton ; as unconi prom sng a 'Tory as her" father, and unbending in her views' on all social m.ntrrs. Mollv's earl:es tdavmatu w; AbraiA'Hunti tli fifth on of John Hmt, who lield the nearest living and who, almost as poor r Anthony Trol lope's Mr. Crawley, - found great difffj- cultv m providing, for ' so many sons. and'Abram was destined to trade. ( The rijrid Lady Duubarton made no objection t the childish intimacy b tween Molly and Abram, never dream ing that a St- Leger could so far forget lier rank as to form an attachment for any one in a 'lower sat'on, and that Molly should,fancy hersejfjn love with rft young man destined ja trade, was !a supposition tit to cause the St. Legers, who bad htthe.to slept peaceably in ..the churchyard' precincts, to rise from their graves.' "But the fatal discovery was finally made and Mollv wa forthwith shut up in her turret chamber and ordered to forget Abram instantly. She was further informed that she could not leave her turret 1 11 Abram was fairly at sea on his way; to Boston, in New England, wh'ther his father had de cided to send him. Molly's own maid, Phoebe, was taken from her, lest Molly should win her by her blandishments to carry some, message to Abram, and . Lady Dumbarton herself took anas her the surve llance of her rebellious niece, and a hard f.m; she had -of it. But love proverbially laughs at locksmiths aud surve:llance, and one day Molly's pet dove brought to her window, "tueked under, his snowy wing, a note from Abram, and this was fol lowed by sundry other notelets brought by the same w nged carrier, so that Molly knew exactly the day and hour on w'h'ch Abram started tor America, and he, sk'rt ng the castle at safe d stance, saw a tiny handkerchief flut tering from the turret vv ndow, and went on his wav with high courage aud hope in his heart. '" "As soon as iie was fairly at sea Mollv was released from hef imprison ment, and both her father and aunt had reason to congratulate themselves upon f the evcellent,theulKlu;ng eflect of their course of discipline. Mollv, who hithy erto had apparently cared for little but the pleasure of ' the moment, rambling abroad on her. pony. embroidering, t plavinsr the soinnet or read in?:, sud denly tlevelojed a remarkable taste for housewifery. Like the Greek -Penelope, she busied herself of mornings with the maids at their spinning and weav ing. She learned the art of bread- makinir and of ale-brewing, the best .methods for the management of poir-roi try and the raising of pigs ami calve. and," altogether, promised at la.t toj mature into a thrifty, entirely respect-: . j . - . "No letters came from 'Abram. Those were not days of much letter writing, and furthermore, letters coming to Molly through the post must have passed through her father's hands. H it Molly had a brave heart and she had promised in her last note to Abram to go to him whenever he should send for her. ami that was to !; when he was fa'rly established iu business and a proper eseoit could be had." "Now, Aunt Pen," a-ked Beatrix, demurely, ."do yoi consider that an altogether right . ami - proper thing for our revered ancestress to prom ise "Well." repVed Aunt Pen, hesitating between her ent're sympathy with Molly and her troublesome eonvict'on that she ought to pirtnt the proper moral. "Molly must have done that or else given h,m uj entirely. It wascer ta'n her father would never relent. Luckily, however," she continued, w.lh a sigh of relief. wt? have not to decide that ; wc. have only to do with the story. Two years parsed and Molly was then twenty. Vou know the old cus oni of St. 'aleii tiue's Day? The lirst one you mt af ter the sun hail risen was to be your Valentine for the year. Like many other Saint's davs, St. Valentine' s Day was he'd in much mo e s tcrel o'tserv anee by our ancestors than by us. And many a gift had"" Molly,.-, received from Abram in his character of 'alen tine. If I'm not. ni's'aken there is. one in that very trunk, a tiny white s lk box painted with wh te rosebuds, and containing a rosebud. It was the one Abram sent her i.rt bt'am Jo weu away" - : . I : Sue, who sat nearest the brass-bound i tiunk, thrust her hand under the mass j of papers, and after a slight search, brought up the - box. She opened it. Jtcontained a pinch of dry diit. "Mo t things are du..t ,1 after a hun dred years," said Aunt PenTxmeerfully. And she went on. "Well, on the morn ing of St, Valentine's Day, just at dawn, Molly was awakened by a slight rustling .at her window. Her dove fluttered in upon her bed, and under his snowy wing, in the old place., was a note tied with a bit of blue ribbon. Molly loosed the ribbon and down fell tha valent ne which you hold in your hand. Marjory. Read it, please." And Majory, s'ttingup among the ruins of the spider-leg cha'r,' read : "O Molly, Molly, fair and sweet ' As 1h the Olitee to-morrow ,. That brinss yon to your lover's side, ' tar, far iroru yr :et nnt sorrow '. Once more nnto your easement, love, My uies.snfrereo;nt.s flying; Fling hack the lattice lake him in Your Valentine espying. . "Come, come, my Mollv, here 1 Wait, The aood shio snrea'ls her sails: Uearinx such precious freight as thou, Mie ll fear not storms nor ;ales. tiood-bye to England's flowery tields, Her hawthorne, eglantine; Come with the springtime's hastening bloom, My life-louj? Yak-ntine"" "Our ancestor rhymed better than he drew," remarked Sue, peeping over Marjory's shoulder. "Those euoing doves look precisely like two tiirhtins crows." . "What a deligtfully drea Iful facility you have, Sue, for taking the poetry out of everything." sa'd Beatrix. "Sdence'in the assembly!" saM Aunt Pen. "There was another slip of paper, signed by John Hunt, Abram's brother and contidant, savino' that a carriage with post-horses would be in leverage uu me ure, suatviug out vig waitina: the uext.' night, at a certain orously the clinging tea leaves. It was place, to convey Molly with the great est possible speed to. Portsmouth, Whence the ship was to sail on the following day. Her escort was to -be John Hunt himself, who, recently mar ried, was going with his wife to seek his fortune also, in that, distant New E igland. '. ' . - V. : i'' .; "MollyC dropped the valentine and note almost with a feelincr of dismay. She was a loyal-hearted maiden, as her truth to her lover, shows, anu it was not without a deep pang of regretful love' that she turned at the door that night and looked, her last upon the little turret chamber wherein her twenty, happy years had sped. Very sunny ami happy she then felt, not- withstanding certain threatening shad ows."' She. left a tender little note : for her father, in which she pleaded for giveness, and dwelt upon her love in such a way as softened his obdurate old heart in spite of himself. And so with her faithful Phoebe, and her tame dOve folded in tluj,. kerchief - at her bosom, Molly sp ?d jdown .the avenue .under the fitful light of the waniug moon, and turning aga'n at the point where the castle turrets are last seen, looked long and lovingly on the home of her eh hlhood and young - woman hood.. She never saw it again. For though her father ultimately forgave Molly, and; visited her in" the New : World ; after the lievolnt onary War, she never revisited her old home which her oldest son inherited. "After some three weeks of buffet ing and storms, the ship which carried our Molly sighted Cape Cod, and as she sailed steadily onward through the Narrows into oar beautiful harbor of Bo ton, the first object that caught Molly's eye was no!,' as now, the gilded dome of "the State House, but a tall mast, y,ih a long arm or crane, from which hung a huge iron pot the- bea con Hipon that bill called Beaconi.1 "Molly's destination was w.th a friend of Abram's, who lived on what is now Joy street, m the immediate neighborhood of Thomas Hancock's house, which he afterwards l 'f t to his nephew, John Hancock. Mo'ly soon became fanrliafty acquainted w th IWothy, or Holly (uincy, .afterward the wife of John Hancoclc, for Abram Hunt was a partner in the firm of which Dolly's father, Edmund Quincy, was senior m-Tuui r. , "In a feMf. weeks .Molly and Abram were marr ed, , an I went to keeping huse r Sprmgate, though Molly I a special liking for Beacon its sloDinc huekleberrv oas- aiwacs Hill, vriti; tures and siiarkliiur sprinors, as beinr the first "place bf her residence in New England. " "Huckleberry pastures .on Beacon Hill!'1 ejaculated Sue. Sue thinks.'' said Trix scornfully, "that Beacon street and the Back Bay, as they exist to-day, were a part of th.; original creation; and Sue. who lives Commonwealth avenue, was si- hriced. (Aunt Pen,-it see ns, d d not deem it n...sieJ tnovnl.m thM.o-'iri ivi.n " ' . ....... . . . v .. . ... ...... ... I .... ..... tv. as native nostonians, were, of course, familiar.. with the ' topography of old Boston. - where - Springate was. But others may like to know. In or near what is now Spring Lane was one of those springs with which the peninsula abounded, and a fence having been built round about it, with a gate for entrance, the immediate neighborhood was known as Springate. ) 'Molly had come to New England in a time of ferment. Echoes of the storm .., gathering in the Western World nad reached the ancestral home, but her father only . 'poon, pooh'd. at'. the. bare supposition of a successful .-rebellion against the au thority of his Most Christian Majesty, George ,lhe Third. So Molly was jrreatly surprised and disappointed, I fear, to rind that Abram was as arrant a rebel as could be found in thel'olou ies: bitter again; ! taxatiou, and ready to follow Hancock and Adams to anr length. , "As I have sa'd, her friendship with Mrs. Hancock was warm and intimat, and s'te.ass'sted at many of her famous codfish dinners, ami was present at that historical breakfast when Madam Hancock en terra ned Admiral D'Esta ing and three hundred of his officers, and not hiving suflic'enl milk to sup ply the wants of her guests, scut out Iter servants to milk the cows pastured on the Common, with orders that all owners .who complained should be scut to her. -."Abram Hunt was one of the famous Bosfrm Tea Party, and there is a charm ing story of Molly connected with it. Although partially disguised as an In- umn-.A.oram wore ti s .white lop boots. and after the tea party was over, ss he stood by the parlor lire giving .Molly, who now sympathized with h m in his rebellious feelings, some details of the a'l'air, he shook out from the tops his of boots a quantity of tea which had lodged therein upon the hearth, and then swept it carefully into the fire, "But Molly noticed that a small quantity, ot tea still remained in the top boots, and this she removed with out Abram' s knowledge. The next day Plnebe, whom Molly still employed in confidential matters, look a note to Dolly Quincy, inviting her to take a cup of tea with Mollv that evening. "A cup. of tea! The temptation wa irresistible even to so determined a rebel as Dorothy Quincy. She came; the tea was made one cup had been drank and .'Molly was on the point of pouring out a second when footsteps were heard coming rapidly through the hall. Abram' s footsteps, unmistakably and Molly guiltily hustled the tea pot out of sight under the edge of her ample train. But alas! the .delicious fragrance could not be so promptly or effectually hidden. Abram sniffed the aroma suspiciously. ; - "'Molly,' ho said with- unusal stern ness, 'is it possible you are making tea?' .;. " How can I,1 answered Molly, col oring under his eye, but smiling ro guishly, 'when yon yourself tipped the last pound into Boston Harbor?' "But Abram was not to be cajoled. Molly,' he said. I am not deceived I know you are. making tea. Give it to me;' and Molly reluctantly, drew out the tiny teapot from its silken hiding place.;; . . , ; '-. f . "Without a moment's hesitat'o a Abram walked to the fire-place and injured '.out every drop of the precious with feelings ; of. intense satisfaction, doubtless,; that both Molly and Dollv Quincy relecteJ that they had; at least drank one cup of the fxrb d'jeu tea, though it was many a day - tefore they had. another. - . ' 1 -- - "Molly after wara had her full share of the o ires and anxietie , of the Uevo- lutioaary W ar, for Abram became a served valiantlyiud fatthlully. -She was a friend of Lafayette's, and when he made his last visit to America, she was ah old woman and Abram had been dead many years; She. was living with her son in lioxbury, and she had a strong desire once more - to see and take the hand of her old friend. So she came to lioston on a sliort visit to await his coming. But a few days be fore his arrival he suddenly d ed, and as they were taking her home, upon the Dover street bridge the funeral pro cession met Lafayette's incoming car- riage-- and so they .met. "Almost any day, girls, vou may see t he descendants of Molly's carrier dove flying about the Common and . above the roofs on Beacon Hill and drinking frotn the fountains and ponds.'' It was a silent group that went in the gloaming from out the attic down to the fire-lighted hall below after aunt Pen's story was done. ' Marjory still carried the valentine in her hand. The "Fair Maid of Perth"' lav upon the rug oefore the fire, just as Molly had drop po I the volume in the beginning of the frolic with Ajax. "I am glad." she said, as she picked it up, "that all ro mance and poetry is not shut up in books Mrs. Francia A. Humphrey, in Wide Awake. THRIFT. ine True uoapi or irnmnciai salvation. It may be doubted whether Dr. Frank- lin's services in the. fields of scie'fce and I politics were of so much importaii e to mankind as his precepts and practie'-,, thrift and economy. His life iSt most! impressive illustration of whf may be accomplished by systematic industry, i self-denial and proper care for earn ings. Franklin was never mean stingy nor miserly. On the contrary he .was a philanthropist who spent Mime and money freely for the advantage of Jiis fellow men,- and whose benevolencwas attested by many gifts. ; What he "'did, and what he taught others to do, was to live frugally: and temperatty, work diligently and" waste no money in un necessary purchases. His - homily .. pro verbs have passed into the common speech of the people. How many hun dreds of thousands of dollars are saved from foolish expenditure in this country every year by the remembrance of Franklin's advice to "never buy a thing you don't need bee tuse it is'cheap?" A good many young men and some old ones are chiefly ambitious to be callei "good fcl'ows." They like the reputation of being "open handetl., They are willing to sacrifice a til be or it may be. a quarter, of their ; income every week for the sake of what1, they call "a good t'nie" and the dub'ouk ap proval of a parcel of other men as tool i h as themselves. - ? f Thrift should be a sort of everyday religion with persona of small means or small income, and this class includes ninety-nine-hundredtbs of the men' jn Detroit. It indues nearly every mi who works with his bauds; nearly every person engaged in UacYuig of any kind; ninetcen-twentieths of those em ployed in stores and other mercantile establishments; three-qu irierV at least of those who are in the professions calle I "learned;" nearly every one who gets his living by newspaper work or other literary i or quasi-literary pursuit; articles almost ' without exception, and, indeed, ther great bulk" of our popula tion. There is possibly one per cent, of our people who have either by their own exertions, or by good Tuck, or by some other means, come into thtown ership of sufficient property to render exhortation to economical habits unnec essary for them, and besides they are for the most part sufficiently inclined to save their pennies without encouragement frOm others; but how many of the nine-ty-and-nine live as carefully as they ought? , I Some of those men who spend every cent they make month after month aud V-ear after year have unthrifty wives, and for them, if for anybody, the recording angel ought to drop a tear upon the evil entry and blot it out; but most oi those who scatter as they go have no body to blame but tin m -elves. The de sire to. dress in 'style; to make a show of generous living an la display of costly hospitality: to in huge m expensive ar ticles of food and flr.nfc; inawofd, the temptation to live- b.vyOnd one s means is the cause of more domestic miser', more diappointmmt, more life-failures and more weariness that ends in death than any other single danger to which people of general respectability are ex posed.' .:''.; : ' '- ".:;" ".Except in case of sickness or extraor dinarv calamity it is the duty Of everv man in early or middle life, who has em ployment of any kind, to lav uo some thing out of what he makes, .tie may be able to set apart fifty dollars a week, or only one, but something should go in store for t'ie future. A husband, if he is worth haviujr, will aim to make con stant additions to a permanent family fund, and t ic wife, if she is worth hav ing, will help bin, j A tliriflless habit; ought to be reck oned a disgra n and amoujj sensible people it is. It; is a nuiuitestation of selhsliiH'ss seii-:ndfilgeuce or possi bly a pervert hI good-heartedn ess. wind is a' ways "'to be condemned. " In tin lorg run it v o ks a hardship upon tin off.'inVrV friends a-i well as npob him self. It is sure to bring uuhappiness to his own home. S mple habits,.? inex pensive tastes,, cautious expenditures of money, will do more to bring prosperity a td real enjoyment into a - l.o isehoid than all other material alv; n ages com bined.;' Tiie do.t.'imt of thrift is the true g)sjel of financial ."t-alvatiou with out which no life can be at its best or happiest. De'roii A.'. ' ; f i Shells that Travel. ' .. ' - -i i - :' if ' ; The great to ic'i of strombua has a veritable sword that it thrusts.jjut, sticks into the gtoiind, and" by a nuiscular ef fort jerks itself along, making a decided leap. Tee squids that are' the bright est forms of uioilusivs-t-leap entirely clear of the water, often several feet. They are the ink bta 'ers and from their ink bags comes the sepia used by artist; while their bone is the cuttle fish-bone of commerce. Many of the cockles have a method of flying through the water that is quite novel. . They are e-enerally beautifully colors and have long streaming tentacles, and sudden ly, without warning, they dart up from the bottoiu, and by-; a' violent oening and shutt'ng of their "valves tlieylrush away, wit h their lonu, redlish hair treamin'r after them, nresentinff a rerv curious appearance". - The" shelf known a the Liiia ans is parncmanv re markable for these flights, and alV the scallops are iumpcrs and leapers. When placed in a boat they have been known to leap but, and the ordinary scallop has been known to jump out of a' pot when placed upon a stove. ReJioboth (Ma.) Sunday Herald. , A Fish Story. ; "Don't flounder around so!" said the cYabh dhi.ickerel. " "S!iuf up or I'll whaleyou!" said the other. : : . ' 'f "Will vou 'do it a porpoise?" asked the" m acker 1. replitl the other. . I beg you be clam, gentlemen," en treated a lobster. s "Or eel set in hot water' cnea sheepshead, on his mussel; and they all went off for currents. Pittsburgh Chronicle. ' i m ii " . . The Mormon Church has more mis sionaries than the American Board of Foreign Missions. Chicago Herald.. '. How the Lady and Gentleman and theBooi - 1 Are MstinguUhi. Good behavior everywhere narks the lady and gentleman. , Hough, -511-mau- nerljv Unseemly conduct dist'ngui.sh the boor. Just what constitutes "food be- havior, however, which difference- is a matter aoout of opinion prevail. " Mere awkwardness may indicate, only lack of knowledge and consentient em barrassment, and ' not rudeness, in the unmannerly sense. There arc persons who simply ftiLin politeness, not from iatenfon,; but rom a lack of knowl- elge. Mere suavity is not all of polite ness. - ioi is that form of ojd con duct which entertauis in a private par- Kr suitable for public occasions. Po liteness in a street car, at church, ia the theater, on the street, ami in any puuuc piace, is uinerent irom that in a parlor, as to its form of manifestation. - Touching street cars, it is ; often "a question whether gentlemen should al ways rise and offer ladies their seats. No doubt it is polite to do so. In the case of the aged or infirm, or a woman with a child in her arms, it is specially desirable that the seat should be offered. But in other cases, while it is' polite to do so,"it i also equally polite to recog nize the courtesy. ' Ladies have them selves to blame for the lack of courtesy in this particular that is often seen. Because tbey do not acknowledge the favor, and also because they are not . usually careful to give room for others when they! might, an indifference 'to the ' courtesy due them is sometimes seen. It is far mjore common than wasthe case yeails ago for ladies to be left standing iu crowded cars. " The reason is what we state above. Were they more courteous they would receive .. . i ii i , more ai teuuou in uie particulars nameu. It is not expected that strangers should " eultivate familiarity, but there are little concession of courtesy that contribute to case antl comfort that are proper in all public places. And when these are shitwn thev are apt to be reciprocated. And this touches the essence of what is politeness in publ c. It involves the pronii perception of the riglits and comlorts of others, and the wdling and grae-ful concession of these. Where thiis done, even if the manner be not all that could be desired, the spirit and purpose answer. . These are apt to be evident in the manner. And where there i a purpose and effort to inak others agreeable, the essence of true politeness will appear. But selfishness, that seeks only personal enjoyment, at the expense of all others, is the essence o, of impoliteness. There . appear nn pub lic life many who are polished as to oiuw ard manner who are, at the same time, at variance with all the rules of good conduct. A stately bow, a pol ished expression, ' do not answer for that regard for the comfort of others which is fhe material element in conduct. . : - : good How frequently these points are il lustrated in public places. There are petvons who are noticed in all public assemblies for their self-important airs, their evident effort at display, and their, desire to attract admiration. But they are egotistic, cold and proud. They have given pleasure to ndne. They only strutted as a peacock would, and attracted attention. Another enters, quiet, unassuming, but cheerful and bright. There is.an inviting smile that . draws kindly attention and friendly feeling. Soon many gather round to be entertained with conversation and delighted with the agreeable manner, the geniality of this person. . Yet his manner was unstudied, and he was l a?Jit' It:. t merely aaiaoie. riis muuence, Howev er, was kindly and permanent. The sunshine be scattered mellowed the soil of othei" hearts for weeks to come. Which was really polite? Which was the true gentleman or lady? Evidently the one who scattered seeds of kind. And the lesson is well worth our learn ing. Riglit conduct in public looks to the happiness of others. PhiladdjMd Call. SHADE TREES. How, When aud the Variety That Should J Jle Planted. There is hothing that presents a more attractive (appearance to the weary traveler over the highways of the coun try, especiilly in summer, than to see upon their sides lines of shade trees that have been set perhaps by a former generation.! We were pained at ono time to hear a farmer say: "I wouldn't care if there wasn't a shade treibv the side of the k-oad. 1 don't thinjj t he frost l . : jt. :. l . l ets out asisuuu ju iuc spiui uuu iiiu roads are baa. It has been sa d that the coiulitrion of the roads of .country are an indjx to the civilization of that countr3T.,'viAItbouglt. the reference was probably to the condition, it might ap ply with einal propriety to the crerieral character.' There is something grand about one of these old roads with trees whose branches interlace over'the trav eled path, forming a shaded arch. Such scenes are occasionally met with, and let the present generation hesitate not to render such service as they owe to those whd L'ome after them by continu ing the wo k of setting shade trees by the roadside. If taken Sn the early spring there is but little jdifiiculty "in making trees trrtvar if t.hcv .rA eare.fiillv rn.isfd nnrf t,. w , --- - : the roots ; ;are not cut off too much." They can Usually be selected in for ests, and can be taken up w.th a clamp of earth. ; "Before setting the top and branches should be well cut bade, and when placed in the hole prepared for it the earth should be worked about the roots so asj to come in perfect contact with them, and insure certain growth. Of the varieties most desirable may be maple. Tlie white ash also veu Id find an appropriate place, as well as the soft maplel' At setting it is well to have some protection placed about the trees to prevent injury. Although a labor of love, he w ho wal ks i n the shade of trees will sound the praise of him who performed the labor. (Jer mantown Telegraph.' - - - ... . i .r--. - - ' . : ' V. - .'-..'". ,. .. ;i - ;; - Many atsociations sell old pajers for a mere pittance, that.would be worth much more if gathered up while they are comparatively fresh and distributed in hospitals, iails and . almshouses. Y. irifri i i liiHi i i in I'll iiiiiiin flirt in ii iimi- i I If. C. A. Watchman.