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The Chinese believe that the water
obtained from melting iiailslones is
poisonous. and the- rainwater which
falls on certain least days will cure
ague and malarial fever.
The predecessor of all the mountain
railroads is the Mount W.-.sliingtoii
eon-wheel track, tinished in
Since then many such roads have licen
built iu various countries.
The prince recent of Ravaria gives
presents oil his anniversary day in
stead of receiving them. His lasl
gilt was TOO hoiilos of diphtheria
scrum for the hospital for poor chil
dr.-ii at Munich.
A urug lirm at Excelsior Springs.
Mo., will award a prize of .Soil to tiic
member of tile Mississippi Pharma
ceutical association who identities the
largest number of drills by smell.
('tali has acres of arable
lands watered by l.niiii miles "f canals,
and one canal cost ."tii.oii».(niTx». The
new State of 1 "tall will fall into lini
a Ion .- way from tin rear ol the pro
The .Japanese are not in the least
sorry to hear that china has engaged
a French engineer to strengthen the
detenses of l'«-Uin..V«»thiiiir helps an
invading army so much as a chain
of jjood foi ls, ready made.
English coffee houses, where cheap
refreshments, not including: liquors,
are provided, ate becoming one of the
institutions of the country. The latest
statistics published in England report
T.(Kill coffee houses, jrlvitivr employee
to .M .! IL ifi people and .»1I.I(I:I.IM»:I of capi
Cholera is making a llank movement
on tin- I'nitcd States. A dispatch from
I'.tlciios Ay res says the disease has
made its appearance at ltosario. This
forewarning ought to be equivalent to
forearming in the present well ntvnn
ied condiiioii of our national medical
and sanitary bureau.
A voting woman of Hutte, Mont.,
.'ipplied to a court the other day for
permission to kill her lover, who had
jilted Iter. She thought she had a
right to do so. but wanted to so about
it legally and decorously. The court
wits inclined to agree with her in the
premises, lint was obliged to dismiss
her application.
sv In 1S.'!0 l'.osloli established a i'oeii ty
for the diffusion of useful Uno-.vlodgo.
lanicl Websler was its irM presiilenl.
Two years later John Lo-.vll, Jr.. be
queathed .fL'oti.uoO as a pernianent
fund lor courses and lectures. Thus
thi: lectures of iht '.owed institute
have been a gratuitous benefaction for
sixty years.
Every year there is a wider demasd
lor oranges in till sect' .ns of the coun
try. A few years ago the great bulk
of the crop went to tho North and
East. Now the West is a great con
sumer and lakes more oranges every
year, and the shipments there are cor
respondingly greater, ltosides dispos
ing of the fruit on the trees, a great
deal of it is sold oil com mission.
Exports say that a great cataract is
not necessary in the generation of elec
tricity to supply a city with light,
heat and power. A small stream with
the necessary incline will answer the
purpose, as is shown now in New
Hampshire and in Europe. Rut of
course Americans would prefer the
huid fresh from Niagara to that pro
duced by some insignilicant creek.
Tamatava. whore (MM) French troops
have boon landed for an invasion of
Madagascar, is the principal seaport
of the island, with a population of
6,000 or S.t'I)ii. The French know the
neighborhood well, as they occupied
the town in IS'J!) and again in l.ss:!.
The capital is Hot) miles distant in
the interior, and its caiitr.ro would re-!
quire ti large force, the country In--j
ing without roads and sickly for Ku
ropoans. 7
A museum of journals at Aix-la
Chapelle, Germany, founded in l.SStJ
by M. Oscar Forkenbeck, is said to
contain already 51)0,000 journals of
all languages. The founder devoted
Ills whole fortune for forty years to
tli« acquisition of rare and curious
specimens, and to subscriptions to
journals in all parts of the globe. He
received and read every day a con
siderable number of papers in thirty
different languages. Having started
the museum with 10,000 full collec
tions, he addressed a circular letter
to the press of the globe asking co
operation in his enterprise, and a
large number of journals responded
favorably, :.y
Plans urn aboul completed for the
Toction of a Swiss national 111011111110111
to the memory of William "Poll in Alt
•orf. Switzerland. will bo finished
next year.
r'aniuTM of Oklalmmit Territory
Iluiiml In (iiniK' of lien W lio ll:ul
IW-en SlrnlliiK tlorKf.4 mul ucti
'I'll roe «r I he 'I'lilcvt's.
Wichita. Kan., .Ian. ti. News was re
ceived here last night from Kingfisher,
I'kla.. of a wholesale hanging of horse
thieves in the Cheyenne ami Arapa
hoe country. The settlers down there
have ever since he opening been the
victims of marauding b:inis of horse
and rattle thieves, and finding the nu
lliorities too slow iu I I" it ii iii ii the of
fenders to justice several commiltees
were organized iu ilit'i'ereiit parts of
the country to tal the law into their
eu 11 hands. 'Pliese vigilantes a few
days ago started on the trail of one
band and followed it to the Panhandle
of Texas, back into the Cheyenne
country, overtaking il near Canton
ment. Here a battle foliowed result
ing in the wounding of (ioorge Caskoll
and Simeon Campbell, two or the
vigilantes. and Ihe capture of three of
tile thieves. The latter were handed
without delay. Their bodies were shot
to pieces and left hanging as a warn
in:.' to their kin.
Attain*! tin. Snjiar SCIMMInte of tlic
Tarill" Hits.
Washington. Jan. (i. The 1 ariIf war
between the I'liiied Slates and Europe
reached an acute phase to-day. As
foreshadowed last week the very tirst
ntlicial act of Mr. 1 ienglemuller. the
new Austrian minister, was the lodg
ment of a protest against thai para
graph in the sugar schedule which im
poses an additional duty of .1 of I per
ill on sugar coining to the 1'nited
Stales from countries which pay all
export bounty on it. The four great
sources of our sugar supply, outside
of the small proportion contribute.! by
Louisiana, are Cuba. Cerinany. France
and Austria. With three of iTiese
countries we are already at od-ls over
the sugar duty, and in I lie case of
France there are already indications
of Ihe adoption of a retaliatory policy
iu Ihe imposition of rest riot ions upon
our meat trade and the importation
of American wheal and Hour. This
hole subject was under discussion
by the cabinet, and as far as can be
gathered, the oi'tionio, if congress
fails to me to the relief of the cx
ciutive by the removal oT the duly
which is supposed ro cause the trouble,
then resort must lie had to retaliation,
which will either open ^. t"pcah coun
tries to our exports or close our own
ports to all European products.
'Shut of i!i-
World's L-'alr Com at INSIIIIICt**.
Sr. l-aul. Jan. ti. The world's fair
ended iu October. ls:i:{. The Dii.il re
port of the Minnesota world's fair
hoard has just been issued to the pub
lie. The reason for the delay is solely
with the commissioners, ami has been
the cause of no end of comment
throughout the state. It has been
stated that one reason for Ihe late pub
lication of the report was the fact
that: certain members, contrary to the
law. had received payment for their
services and expenses. The law which
floated the commission speciiicall.v
stated that none of the members of
the board should receive any com
pensation lor their services, and nei
ther sliotild they lie reimbursed for
their expenses. 'I his law appropriated
$."(1.(10(1 for the Minnesota exhibit at
the fair. The legislature two years
later increased this ap.vopriatiou io
.Sl.iO.iMiu. which ei'ablod the commis
sioners to be much more liberal with
tile 'ends than they otherwise would
or could have licet:
lie apitulat ion--'IV tal receipts. -SIr:^.
"iti.TC total disbursements. SiriiJ.
7S7.fi.''. balance with J. J. Furlong,
treasurer. ?7(i!.li'{.
•ItKlIKl.S" WIX.
V. O. \V.
A Decision in (lie Imvit A,
Trail lilr.
Dubuque. Jan. ii.-Judge Ilnsted has
tiled his decision in the A. 11. F. W.
case. A suit was brought by Crand
Master Hanks of this city, of the so
called "rebel" faction of the order lo
enjoin tho "loyal" faciion from using
the A. O. U. \S\. and from transacting
insurance and other business under
that inline. The decision is against the
"lo.vals," the judge holding that de
fendant is not a secret fraternal so
ciety. but is a life insurance com
pany. 'Phis is one of many suits be
tween these factions growing out of
tiu! refusal of the "rebels" to pay the
assessment levied in lSSli for death
losses in the South caused bv yellow
fever. It is the final move of the
"rebels" to shut the "loyalists" out of
the state, ami will have that effect if
tiie decision is sustained by the su
premo court, to which the Case will
be appealed. The su**^'?invo attracted
the attention of similar cocietits
throughout the coimlr*.
Appropriation Dill Milt Contain
I'roviNion for oiisl rnct ton.
Washington. Jan. (i.—It is practically
settled that the naval appropriation
bill as reported to the house will con
tain pr\ ision for two, and possibly
three, battleships, at a cost of about
S-l.()()(L.OOO each. This will bo by far
the most Important item ol' the' bill.
Representative Talbott, who i* mak
ing the tirst draft of the bill, is hearti
ly in favor of battleships, and the re
port on the bill will probably bo writ
ten by him, which will make a strong
showing of the merits of the battle
ships as an arm of the naval service.
Knickerbocker Funeral.
Indianapolis, Jan. The funeral of
Bishop Knickerliacker was held from
the St. l'aul cathedral yesterday after
noon. The services were conducted
by Bishop D. S. Tuttle of Missouri.
There were fifteen bishops and nearly
a hundred prelates present.
Stole aCoat.
Hastings, Minn., Jan. 6. William
Kills of South St. I'aul has been held
to the grand jury, being charged with
the larceny of a mink coat belonging
to Mrs. A. JI. fcchinidt valued at $150.
Ijntcfct ion* from «rn1n niul
Mve Stock (Viifct'N.
Chicago, Jan. ti.—Wheat .lnnuarv.
o.'i 1May. 57 1-Ue: July, 5S 1 -fc.
Corn—January, -t "-Sc May. -17 1-Je
July. -17 1-lc. OiMs—January, 127.'i-lc:
February, 2S 1-^c: May. 0 7 So: J,me,
.'ilc. Pork---Jam ary. $ll."i- 1-2 May.
$1 l.sri. I.anl—JaiM ary. $tiS5: May.
.$7.05. I!ilis—lanuarv. !?5.S" 1-2: Mav,
Minneapolis, Jan. (i.—Whoat. steadv
January, 5S l-2c May. 5!i:!-So: July.
(10 1-Xc. On track—No. 1 hard. io 1-io:
No. 1 Northern. 5!) 1-lc No. 2 North
ern. ."i7.'!-1c.
MMwaukee, Jan. ii.—1'loitr ipiiot and
steady. Wheat, weak No. 2 spring,
ii-lc: No. 1 Northern, (ilc May. 57 .'Me.
Corn tii-tii No. -I" 1-2c. Uals linn and
active: No. 2 white, .'!1 1 2c No. :i do,
.'ilc. I'arley lower: No. 2. 5:{ l-2c:
sample. ."iOa.Vie. I'y» iirn ai high,
No. 1. ."iiie. Provisions higher: pork.
:?11.(!«»: lard. .I „S.-I.
St. Paul. Jan. ti. Hogs stc:td.\' and
active yards dearcd at SIal.15. Cat
tle- Market tirin on fat cattle and
heavy feeders: toil ers steady good de
u»d for all grades. Prime steers.
!?.''.2"'ia::.75: good stejrs. .f2.7."ia:!.2r,:
prime eo'\s. J?2.-l»:»ri.
I.culxl.-lliire Will lie ANKCII to Mnl.r
Miren.'tpolis. Jan. (i.— A meeting of
tiie state commit to-- for the relief of
the llincklev lire sutfeiers w.-.s held
in I be oilico of c. A. I'ilisbnr.v ai In
o'clock this morning. Secretary Hart
submitted a report detailing the
amount of work done, iicli was ac
cepted. Kenneth Clarke, treasurer of
the committee, was also present, and
made a statement. 'Pile meeting was a
most harmonious and pleasant one.
The legislature will be asked to sup
ply the delieit iu the linaneos ol" the as
sociation, which have been supplied
trom the private pulses of the mem
bers of the commit Ice.
SiYiiHi1cl |»y Ptorce.
Yankton. S. ]i.. .lau. ii. -.1 \V. Rob
inson of St. Paul, representing the
1 nited States and Colonial Mortgage
company, is here with a large amount
ol fraudulent mortgages which were
sold to his tinii by .1. 'P. M. Pierce, of
school bond notoriety. He has a few
aiorigages that were originally genu
ine. but after lie sold them to the
mortgage company Pierce had them
discharged from the records and re
liiortgaged them to other parties.
M"rsri.s Arc
Falls. Minn.. .Inn. i.
mtnibws il HUR.M's :M*
MILT in :uii
uroiiml tJiis rnnuiy. fiiriiuM' nloni
lost sev»n l:ist 'rhc disi-asc is
IH1 OCMII!T4M| to spots. ]1111 is LRIMTOPJIL
t!u*iu.i:!hMit tlio (Miunt.v. \''lcrin:ifi:uis
(•Initn tint it is insi'I by the Im-fc of
iioiii'isliitii food. The majority of
fftnii'M's liuSo o" no liny mid ntv
rollljii'Iloii to feed 'I'llc llorsOs
c:n this 10 ewoss. rnnsin.ir tin* dc.-uh of
many vnltinhlc atiimnls.
Clmivli in FJmncM.
Minneapolis. Jan. (i. The l.ako
Street Methodist church was destroyed
by tire at an early hour this morning.
Tiie loss is S2.(itn. willi 81.Mid insur
ance. It is not known how the lire
started. The structure, a one-story
Iranie affair, was located on I.ako
street and Fremont avenue. Hy the
time the tire department reached the
s]iot, which was shortly after c, o'clock,
the entire building was on tire.
tllsnile A*ylnm liltI'ik«al
Anna. 111.. Jan. ii.-Throe buildings
of tin- insane asylum were destroyed
by tire, causing a loss of over $"m.oiMi.
Several hundred ii,mates wore taken
out safely. It was at lirst. thought
that one, and possibly more, lives wore
lost, but all have been accounted for.
CIIIIIIitioiint l*nrilon.
Stillwater. Minn.. Jan. —•-Timothy
Itowles left prison to-day a free man,
having been pardoned by the govern
or oil condition thai he abstain from
liiptor. Howies was a cnmnifrcial
traveler, sentenced from Kamsey coun
ty one year ago for larceny.
A no
I hi-1* Asylum 1'' Ire.
'olitMbtls. tlliid. Jan. (i.— The south
wing of lie- main building at the s'ate
asylum for imbeciles, caught tiro last
evening and was totally destroyed.
'Pile it mates were at supper at the
time iu ai other portion of the struc
ture and none wore injured.
Tin- 'IVitflier Wi'nJ Wrnnc.
Mapleton. Minn.. Jan. Ii. M. K.
Smith, school teacher in tlio Morrow
district, lias deserted his newly-wed
ded wife. Ho takes her gold watch
and clothing and ^1
'10 and disappears.
Ilntlcr Sitfc nt Home.
Vinton. Iowa. Jan. (i.—Kx-t.'ongress
iilan Butler arrived here safe and
sound to-day. His people tire much
chagrined tit liis escapade.
Ilt'okcr I-'nll*.
New York. Jan. ti.—The failure of
Thomas II. llanekle was posted at
the colli cchange lo order of jj
supervisory eonimitteo.
Atli-ndfit li.v the KniHi-r.
Berlin. Jan. (i. Kinporor William
attended a meeting of the Prussian
ministers tit Prince Ilohenlohe's resi
dence lo-da.v.
Miin-rs Strike.
Dubois, Pa.. Jan. (i.—All minors at
this place and Iteynoldsville struck to
day on account of wholesale discharges
this week.
Killed In SxiiMVNliile.
Boise. Idaho. .Iu. 0.—Hubert Xichols
and John Mullanoy were killed in a
snow slide at Silver City last night.
After That Pole.
Vienna, .Tan. 6.—Julius I'airrer, the
leader of the lirst Austrian north pole
expedition, meditates a fresh Arctic
Shipment of Sliver.
New York. Jan. (i—The steamship
Ktruria will take out to-day 320,000
ounces of silver.
Chilly In Europe.
Tunis, Jan. G.—Severely cold weatii
pr prevails here and the- country is
'covered wltll snow.
niAi'Titit tiii.
FLOJK-N Dextt'oyi-il.
That calling, or profession, which we
need not at present more particularly
explain, lie had quilted only when lie
had grown loo old and too unwieldy
longer to continue il.
Then, partly because he liked to be
earning money, but more because to
have sunk suddenly into still life
would soon have left him with no life
at all. he started, as he himself termed
it. in the hackney coach line.
The only sister of Jonas Jarvis had
married a lieiilenaut in the navy: and
in less than three years became a wid
ow. her husband having fallen in ac
To the home of Jonas Jarvis then
came his sister and her little sou: but
the widoweiI mother did not long sur
vive her young husband.
She died, bequeathing little Fdwin
Forresier to her brother's cf:re. who.
while accepting tin- trust, vo-.wd th
saer-'dly it would be fultill-d ynd very
faithfully kepi his word.
Jonas, in his day. had been a smart
.Voting man: and as. besides that -j.l
vantage. lie possessed the still inore
important one of being master of a
considerable number of golden guineas,
it is no wondif thaL more lhan one
pretty girl east towards him longing
and insinuating glances.
I'.tit vain were all efforts to tempt
Jonas Jarvis into matrimony
Hoaiing en his little nephew, m- re
.solved tor I-.dwin sake, to remain a
bachelor wo tind him now.
And not a sour and crabbed, but a
genial, warm-lf-art-d old bachelor was
Joui's Jarvis all the lov that would
have gone to will' and ciii'dreu \*Vs
with his nephew.
Next to Kdwio his horses wep
objects to which Jonas was most
l.ut his was altogether a generous na
ture. and his purse strings had never
been .••los.'d against those who came to
him. and who really needed the little
aid il was within his power n, olfer.
l'.efore, lavish with bis means, .bmas.
so soon as lie had adopted his young
nephew, became and continued a verv
careful man.
He had determined thai young Kdwiu
Forrester should be reared like a g,.n.
lletnaii. and so ihe boy. when old
enough, was sent to and after
wards ti) Oxtord. and of his own free
choice became a member of the medi
cal profession.
And Fdwin Forrester had succeeded
well, was steadily winning his way to
fame and fortune.
"o had sent for i,, aite-nl Mrs
I.lndsay. and after awhile had boon
asked for his |,j||.
And then h" said that his friendship
for Mrs. lieilmonil and her daughter
had made it impossible that he could
:u r,
'I" inoiioy toi* his jtoor service's,
and entreated that the yuhjoct might
never again be mentioned between
Kdwiu I' orroster had soon discovered
that Mrs. I.indsa.v was in somewhat
straightened circumstances, which alone I
had been sutlicient to touch his gener
ous heart, but more forcibly still was
thai heart stirred by a love for Km
inelitie Lindsay, which had found its
way io it on the lirst occasion almost
that ho had behold her. so charming
and so unobtrusive in her beaun. and
which tit every after interview' was
increased by her graceful, winning
manner, her sweet ami gentle disposi
And Kdwin Forrester was not asham
ed that his uncle would continue a
hackney coachman: cared nothing for
what the world might say or think
concerning either of them."
Jonas had indeed hinted that ho
would retire, because Ills present call
ing was rather hurtful to his nephew's
professional dignity: but Forresier ear
ed not for Unit, and entreated that his
uncle would still go on in his old wav.
For Jonas Jarvis 1o suddenly fall
into an inactive life would bi» to niopo
and piiu» himself very speedily into his
prave. as was well understooil bv his
loving and grateful nephew.
And alt«T nil. Forrester's practice
was rather increased than otherwise
by old .larvis's peculiar predilections,
fur people spoke of I.)r. Forrester as
ii very skilful young gentleman, who
had a very rich and very eecculric un
Y\'e last left Jonas on his way back
to Harrington's house, to which iie was
driving his nephew.
Jonas hail not, however, tirooeodod
very far before lie stopped his horses,
and culled to his nephew:
"Then! she goe Ned—there she
goes!" and pointing with bis whip to
wards lOininclhie, who was .lurrying
along on her way home.
lid win Forrester looked from the car
riage window, and distinctly beheld
and recognized the woman on whom he
liad bestowed his heart.
"I suppose, Ned, 1 am now io return
to her house V"
"No. uncle, no," Forrester tremulous
ly replied "take me a little way to
wards my own house, If you will be
BO good."
Ho felt that at that moment be could
not have walked si step.'
Tim AU'iiioii oir
to the
It may have seemed strangi
reader that a mere hackney coach man
should have for nephew a learned doc
tor of medicine.
Hut Jonas Jarvis was proprietor of
the carriage ou which lie rode, and of
the horses which he drove, and was
moreover a man of worldly substance.
In early life, a little properly had
been left to him. and lie hail besides,
for many years, pursued a very profit
able calling.
[exalte It:it It limn-." "I (Jono
vlevc," Ac.
And when Forrester had alighted at
his own door, and his uncle had seen
that lie looked pale situl ill. Jonas men
tally invoked all si rts of unpleasant
things for poor Kmim-line, and congrat
ulated himself that he had all his life
escaped falling in love.
Mrs. l.imlsay had of late thought Kd
wiu Forrester was becoming attached
to lu daughter, and on the morning
following the adventure with the let
ter. feeling certain that she was sink
ing last towards her grave, considered
il her duty to question Finmeline.
And that young lady told her mother
that though Forrester had never posi
tively declared his love, yet from his
general manner, and from certain words
which had occasionally escaped him.
she had divined that secret of his hcat-i.
And then nfessed that
the gratitude she had at tirst fell for
Forrester's goodness to her mother,
had soon grown into a warmer passion,
and that now she fully reciprocated the
love she could not doubt ho had be
stowed upon her.
Having r.'c. ived that confession. Mrs.
l.imlsay. in great anguish, exclaimed:
"You must not
him. Kmmclino,
for never may you become the wife
of an honest man."
"Wherefore'.- What. then, have I
done'.-" asiied Kmineline, in great
"My poor angel." wept Mrs. I.inds.ny.
enfolding IHT daughter within Iter arms,
"1 have deceived you. bill tile tittle
lias now. arrived when you must be
toid the horrid truth."
The poor woman paused to gather
courage to proceed.
"l-.iiiuii line," she resumed, "our name
is not K.-dmond. and it was not on
the li"ld of bailie ih.at your father died"
—and now. her voice sank almost to a
whisper "no, no! he perished on the
Kmiiiolim. sent forth a scream of hor
•'or. and. shuddering violently, hiiig to
a chair to save herself from falling to
the ground.
"loll In- was ihmveiit believe it.
l.mmeline -oh! innocent, innocent!"
r.minolitie sank on her knees, and
rais-'d her ryes and hands loward heav
"Pray, poor child." said Mrs. Lindsay,
-"pray for y.iur martyred father, and
then yon shall know the terrible secret
which must not descend with me to
tiie lomb."
And Mrs. Lindsay related to her
Ileart-strieken daug'htor the shocking
history ol her husband's unmorriled
Then she told how. afterwirils, pitied
by some, by scorned by most, she had
lied ihe neighborhood of tlrayl'ord.
hearing Kmineline. then an infant, iti
her arms, and who hail been born to
sliann and exile.
Snllicietii. money had been in Mrs.
Lindsay possession at her husband's
death to purchase for hor a small an
nuity ami Knnneline. skilful at embroid
ery. and such like fancy work, had
added considerably to their income.
It must be remembered that we are
not now writing of the present day.
And when Kiiiinelino had boon told
all. she well understood that she must
conquer her love for Kdwin Forrester
that she could not belong lo him—
could not avow to him that fatal se
cret. for she would not that he. too,
should fitrse her father's name.
When, (.n the morning at which we
have now arrived, Kdwin Forrester
came on his usual visit to Mis. Lind
say. lie was himself looking verv pale
and ill.
Ill- was about to quit tlio house
again without a look or scarce a word
to Lmincliuc but the JMIOI- girl stop
pod liitn to ask concerning hor mother.
Limiielino and Fori stor were alone:
and it required a violent effort with
tiie latter lo conceal his emotion.
And to iter inquiries, the doctor an
swered. with great bitterness—"A hun
dred times. Kinnioline, I have told you
that the slightest emotion might kill
your mother—and yet you have for
gotten my words!"
Kinnioline looked surprised, even be
"You have not feared to reduce lier
to despair!"
What could he mean? Kimneline
was asking herself when Forrester
said, "I know all!"
"What is that you knowV"Kmmoliim
«onderingly exclaimed.
Anil then Forrester, told hor of bet
visit on the previous evening to Har
rington's house and she had no
thought, she said, to deny it.
"Hut you will tell me lor what pur
pose you wont to that house?" said
And Knnneline answered in a low
tone, jet: very lirutly, "No. sir deprive
me of your esteem, if you believe I
am no longer worthy of it but ques
tion nte no further, for I cannot,.and I
will not. tell you anything."
"All then is ended between us, and
you are free!"
Forrester said,boiling with indignant
anger. "So long as my duty as a phy
sic-inn shall recall me to this li6u.se. I
shall return—but much I fear that the
occasion for my visits will very, very
shortly cease!"
"You cannot mean," cried Emmeline,
in'almost overpowering terror, "that
my poor mother is soon to die?"
"Kept-ouch yourself. Emmeline," For
rester sternly answered. "Mrs. Red
mond cannot long survive the violent
emotion which your absence last night
occasioned her—may lieftven pardon
you, Emmeline! You have advanced
your mother's last hour."
And casting a look of anger and re
proach on Emmeline, he hastily left
the bouse.
And Emmeliuo wept, and moaneci.
"You heard him! Oh, heaven! he BUS*
poet*—he accuses me!"
A few more days, anil Mrs. Lind
say's last hour hail indeed arrived.
The few and unconnected wordi
which had remained on that fragment
of the burnt loiter, mother and daugh
ter had read together again and again,,
but. could not extract nor sense nor
hope from them.
Now. tis she lay dying, Mrs. Lind
say asked that Kimneline would unci'
again, and for the last time, read
those words to her.
And Kminollno road the scorched dis
jointed words which were:
"Eugenia7" "with gold" wretch
Nicholas Shearman"—"a month
hence"—"Lr l.don"—"One Tree Square"
—"Arnold Lindsay."'
"Fifth of February, Eighteen Hun
dred and Seven."
"h. it is /lroadful!" Mrs. LimKiv
feebly moaned. "That loiter would
Itave been an indication, and it is de
With a lintii effort the poor woman
"A mail hope. Emmeline. has remain-'
od at my heart. I have said to myself.
Ilea veil cannot have willed the eter
nal triumph of the guilty—one dttv,!
the unexpected proof of Arnold Lind
say's innocence win lie give to nte,.
that I may re-establish the honor of
a a it is it
out pity for my prayers, but will per
haps be removed by your youth. Ein-
mcline. I leave to you my work to ac
And Kniinelino kneeling beside hor
mother's couch, and holding her moth
er's hand, said with great fervor
"And 1 will accomplish it. dear
mother, at cost of the last breath of
my life the last drop of mv blood"
Those words pronounced. Emmeline
rose to her feet, but was not in time to
receive In-r mother's last sigh
Poor, crushed, heartbroken Mrs.
l.imlsay had ceased lo live
rii \i-rioi: YIII
••Ilic Siirnt nil:! (In- Gridiron."
Noel Harrington had reached the la«t
town til which lie had business to do,
on his way back to London
Alighting ai the "t'omitiercial inn.''
lie was accosted by a seedv, disrepu-*
table looking man of about live atul
tort.v years of age. who asked for a
little assistance toward procuringsouio
food and a night's lodging.
was by no means prepos-v
Sosscil with the fellow's appearance,
who. truth to tell, had anything but
tin honest look.
The landlord of the inn. tuning
the door to wclcome Noel, who was of
course well known to him. saw the
man. who wtis still importuning our
coniincrcial traveler, and ordered him
"llarkyo. my man." the landlord
said sharply to Ihe mendicant, "the
sooner you are out of tllis town Ihe
better, unless you want another month
in i.-til!"
"Yes. 1 know." rotorled the man.
"they gave iiie a month because they
said I was a suspicious character,
with no visible means of livelihood
ami just because I was found sleeping
ill a farmer's stable, they accused me
of wanting to stial one of the horses."'
"Well, be off from my promis'-s:''
said the landlord, "'or perhaps you may
have nior than another month in
"You consider yourself a respectable
Christian. I suppose!" cried tlio man.'
"to talk that way io a poor follow
who was bundled into Jail a month
ago for nothing else than because ho
hadn't a penny in the world, and who
was kicked out of jail again about an
hour ago with just the same amount"
of property."
"Well." said Noel, and diving his
hand into his pocket, "if there was
nothing against the man but his pov-:
erty. it was rather hard to send him
to prison."
And the man having observ-d Noel's
movements, aud that the landlord
might not have time to speak again,
exclaimed, very liurrii dlv:
"Wasn't it now? And wouldn't 1 be
glad to get from their town but 1
can't start up the road with an emp
ty stomach and empty Dockets, too."
And Harrington putting half a. crown
into the man's hand, said to him:
'•Well, if vou are really anxious to
quit, the town, there is something to
help vou on your w?y."
And. with the landlord, lie turned
from Ihe mendicant, ar.d entered the
The landlord blamed Noel for his
generosity, expressing an opinion that
the man just relieved was nothing bet
tor than ti thief.
(To be Continued.)
KitcrmlnntiiiK HII-IIK.
Lord Lilford maintains that, If own
ers and occupiers of laud would exer
cise their right of preserving and pro
tecting die eggs of wild birds as they
preserve their gooseberries, there would
be very little need of legislation on the
subject. These gentlemen usually pro
tect the nests of their game birds, and
it is even more easy to prevent the de
struction of the eggs of other species
than it is those of the partridges and
pheasants. Frof. Newton, on the other
hand, maintains the desirability of pro
tecting by law certain localities from
which eggs are taken in large numbers
arid he speaks of several of those places
wbc-re the birds were exposed to the
l-islc of extermination, but, thanks to
the influence and exertions of a few in
dividuals, have been protected, and are
again multiplying in increasing num
One magnificent bird, the great skua,
was all but exterminated a few years
since, one or two nests alone remain
ing iu the island where it bred. The
eggs, owing to their scarceness, had a
high pecuniary value, and there is no
doubt that, as far as England
cerned, the bird would have been ex
terminated liad it not been lor the ex
ertions of the proprietors of tlio island,
to whom the thanks of the Zoological
association were especially given.
What has been done in this case can
be done in others, and, as to our htnall
common birds that are about our
dwellings and locations of men, there
is no fear of their numbers being seri
ously lessened. Certain species necssar
ily are lost to us from the altered con
dition of the country. There la no
room now for the great bustard, and,
ss the beds of reeds are being cut down
the beautiful bearded tit necessarily
disappears. This is the case with vnany
species, and the result, although it maj
be lamented, cannot be avoided.—Lon
don Queen.

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