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Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, May 23, 1898
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Impotency, Lost Vitality, Varloooele, brought ou by abuse. ciccs9e.? and Indiscretions, or t,y severe mental •<.raln, close application to business or »vei work. DR. PERRIN'S Revivine Is the Only remedy that has ever been dU. covered that will positively cure thest nervous disorders. If taken as directed, R»v!vtne brings about tamed ia te improvement and effects cures where til other remedies fail. It has cured thousand* AND WILL CURE YOU. Order from our advertised agents. Addrcs* all other communications to THB Da. Praxis SE Co., New York. For sale at B. F. Keesllng'i Will Perter'a and Johnston's. REGULATOR WILL CURE . * 4 ALL COHPLAINTS AND DIS« EASE5 OP THB. Liver, Kidney AND Urinary Organs Biliousness, Jaundice, Headache, Constipation, Pains In the Side or B»ck, Sour Stomach, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Catarrh of the R'adder, Irritation or Inflammation of the Bladder, Female "Weakness, Gnvvel, Diabetes, Dropsy, Brick Dust Deposits, in fact all diseases arising from Liver or Kidney dia- ordera. Price, $1.00 Medicine Go. DEW YORK, K. T. Paul was burning with curiosity, when a beantiful Wednesday evening ionnd him at the village inn at Tremblay, ready to visit the chateau, armed with the priest's letter of introduction. The.inn-keeuer auoke in ternis of th« highest praise o? '"Monsie'ur Ora-am," and sent a small boy along to show Paul the way. The chateau was embowered in trees, at the end of a long driveway. The first real look which j Paul had of it greatly surprised him. It carried him back to the early meaning of the word "chateau," when it signified a fort or castle, and not the •xrantry residence of a French gentleman. It was a castle, or tower, fiV» stories high, perhaps 75 feet from the from the ground to the top. There was a moat around it in olden times, which had been "restored," and a draw-bridge across it On knocking vigorously at the gate, a portcullis was raised and Paul was admitted to a court, which was partitioned off for cattle. Some horses and cows were kept there still to carry out the ancient idea. Two or three of the stalls had been thrown together to make a reception room, whioh was primitive and seemingly rude in furnishing, but decidedly comfortable. To this waiting room Paul was conducted by a servant in livery, who took his letter and his card to Mr.' ttraham. Paul, looking upward, could see a winding staircase clinging to the aide of the tower, and he wondered if Qrmham climbed and decended those stair* every time he wished to reach his or to era out. tor it K Was met by Mr. Graham nfmselT, a young man of most cordial manner and engaging presence. "Ah, Mr. Terry," said Mr. Graham, "I am very glad to welcome here any friend of my pood friend, Father Lafitte. I am especially giad to show so good an example of the Ancient French chateau — there are but IHI.T.SW wx»s few of them left in France now, for they have their inconveniences as real- dences^to an American who has s, special interest in this particular chateau. The g-ood father informs me, in his letter, that you once knew the wicked impostor who, for a time, owned this place, aad that you are acquainted with its unfortunate history. The place will thus hare a douole interest for you. Let me ag^in welc6me you to it. I know something of your country, for I have myself been in parts of it." There was not the slightest trace of embarrassment in Mr. Graham's manner. As he talked, he conducted Paul to the living room out of which he had stepped, which was furnished as far as possible, comfort being- considered, ia the old-time style of tie Jays when the nastle was a fortress. Paul was naturally greatly puzzled. The figure seemed identical with that of the man on the island, and of his companion on shipboard. But as he had never seen the fu.ce of either persnn, he could not of course, compare it with the face of his host. The manner could not have been a greater contrast, open and fcank, where the other had been se- creiive and mysterious. Mr. Graham offered Paul wine and cigars, and lighted a cigar himself. Ho then conducted him around, showing him the present arrangement, the living rooms for himself on the top floor, a parlor and. guest rooms on the next, and a big dining- room and kitchen on the floor below. The nest story was not used. It was too near the barn. Mr. Graham related a good deal about the old Count's family, and asked about the Lebour- geoises. Paul told him that he expected them in Paris in a few days, in- fact had a cable from Frank that they were now on the water. Mr. Graham inquired at what hotel they expected to stop, and carefully noted the address. ' 'I should luce very orach to entertain them here, if it were possible," he said, "but I am afraid that too" many un pleasant associations would be called up to the mind of Jliss Lebourgeois. Buti in any case, I shall take the liberty, and do myself the honor, to call on them while they »re in Paris." Paul, under the circumstances, could not do lew than politely, hope h^e would. Reporter's Romance rery evident that he occupied the u per floor*. Paul thought to himself thfct he could not Imagine the bogus Count going' to all that trouble, luxurious man that he was. In about tern minutes the servant returned to conduct him to Mr. Graham, a.nd than the mystery wa.s explained. On one side, where the light would least strike it, where from the reception. room one would not see it unless told to look for it, was an elevator, in which Paul and the servant were conveyed to the top of the castle. As Paul stepped off on the little circular gallery, which looked down on the court, l/aul was so completely nonplussed, "07 this bold bluff— if bluff it was— tha? he made only a feeble attempt to trap Jlr. Graham into admissions that wonlJ betray his identity. He did ask Mr. Graham what parts of America he visited, and received & reply that Mr. Graham had been through New England, and as far west as Chicago. Connecticut and the Sound shore? Yes, Mr. Graham had paid them quite * visit, considering the time he was in the country. Paul left his strange host more puzzled than ever. _ • CHAPTER XXII. Paul had been in Paris only a day or two w'-ien Frank Lebourg-eois, his mother, and rister, reached the gray capital. Paul dined with them, the first evening, and in the blush of pleasure which suffused the fair cheek of the daughter at their meeting, he read the best sort of augury for his success. He determined to know his fate at the first opportunity. There was no telling- to what part of the world he would be sent next, or when they would all be separated. Meanwhile he greatly entertained them all with his account of his visit to Robert Graham's early English home and the curious chateau at Tremblay. "Oh, how much I should like to see it!" Miss Lebourgeois exclaimed, the sting- of the Count episode having- evidently passed entirely away. "It can be very easily arranged," Paul replied, looking at Mrs. Lebourgeois for approval. "I hare no objection," that lady said, "Jf it is Louisa's wish." "Shall I write to Mr. Graham?" Paul asked. "Yes, do," said the girl. And so Paul did that very evening. IB answer tame a. very polite iaritatiom to the and Paul t* dine with Mr. Graham on the following- Friday evening. M*. Gnikam reyrettod that the arrangements of his home precluded hi* entertaining the party all night, but It* would make arrangements for them at the village inn, and on the following day he would t*ke them on a coaching trip and send them back so that they would reach Paris the same evening. It was evident that Mr. Graham had gone to a great deal of pains to give them a pleasant outing, and a cordial note of acceptance and acknowledgement was immediately returned. Arriving at the Tremblay inn on Friday afternoon the Americans found that every arrangement for their comfort bad been made. They were taken to the chateau in an ancient carriage. with outriders. A rush of recollections came back to Mi*s Leborgeois' mind as she recalled what the Count had once boasted to her of this ancestral domain, and how ha would build another modern mansion, where it would not interfere with the effect of the ancient pile, for entertaining parties of friends. Mr. Graham met them as soon as they crossed the draw-bridge, and conducted them immediately to his apartments, showing them • everything which could interest or amuse them. Miss Lebourgeois had caught only one hasty glimpse of the stranger's face under the soft felt h«t, when she was rescued after her exciting experience in a Sound tog. That glimpse was of a man with dark eyes and a mustache. That was all which she could make out. Mr. Graham's face had the dark eyes. but was covered by a beard, trimmed to a point in the French fashion. It might be the same man, aud again it might not. The identity of the two was far from being established in Miss Lebourgeois' mind. Nothing could be more courtly or engaging than Mr. Graham's manner, fie had many curious stories to tell of the old castle, in wars and sieges. With great tact he avoided all reference to matters which might annoy Mis* Lebourgeois. Dinner was served in the old dining-room, on the third floor, the table being circular, to conform to the shape of the room. Everywhere were masses of flowers, and a hundred candles, delicately shaded, shea a softeaed lustre on the scene. The most curious effect was that of a nictur*, evidently intended to take the place of a window, the only windows being slits in the thick stone walls. It represented a hunter in the act of stepping in tarouf h a window. Only one leg could be seen, and one side, the rest being- apparently out of doors. His foot seemed to touch the floor of the room. "What a cnrious picture!** remarked Miss Lebouryeois. her task Vnows its history or who put It there. It has a strange fascination for me, on» not altogether pleasant. You are never quite sure when that hunter is going to put his other leg across, and enter the room. These pictures depicting arrested motion are, to me, abominations of art, no matter how skillfully they mre done But it would be a shame to move that; it has stood there sine* no one knows when." "Yes, indeed," they all agreei This Incident Is typical of die eas». qtuet way in which Mr. Grakam chatted with his goe*t*; ?• talked of America, oi hi» encounters with queer Yantaea, of Connecticut, where Frank and Paul were educated, of LoBflslaai Sound, and some cruises he had made on it, of Chicago, always so fascinating 1 to Englishmen, all in blissful unconsciousness (If he were the stranger mnd-er the hat) of any suspicion* that nsuist be lingering in hie gue«far mind*. When th.» -party reached the inn, the universal verdict was, that Mr. Graham was simply charming, and that be -was grossly maligned in being described as morose and moody. All were up betim«» tie next morning for the promised coaching- trip. The weather was all that could be asked, and the day w»t tilled with pleasure from beginning to end. There was aa early dinner at tie chateau, and when tb* party took the train for Paris, th« ome subject discussed by Paul and Frank, was some suitable way of making a fitting return for all thii unique hospitality- All sorts of weaeing invitations were urgad upon Mr. Graham, to which he listened with flattering cordiality of attention, and responded with promises of accepting them if possible. The trip to Paris was without incident. A* the party entered the hotel there, a meoenger in the livery of Mr. Graba« gave a letter to both Paul and Mis» Lebourgeois. The messenger requested them to read their letters immediately, and in the family circle, if poaaibie. Thinking- that theM would be som« new souvenir of tie trip, the party hastened to tlieh- parlor, and Psul and Mi** Lebouryeoia btotoe the ieale. On reading- the first line, Paul exclaimed, "My God!" and Miss Lebourgeois threw vp her hands and fainted dead away. Being 1 removed to another room and qnicKly restored, she was kept there by her mother for the night. Meanwhile Paul and Frank read the two letters. They were identical, dated, "Tremblay, Saturday evening," and read as follows: When you read this, in all probability I shall be dead. Before you have finiahed it, Frank Lebourgeois will probably have received a dispatch announcing my suieMe. It seeras but a poor return for their kindness thus to shock guests, who have become friends in the short spa.ee while I have had the privilege of entertaining them. Yeu will say, "He i* aad, poor fellow," and soon dismiss him from your thoughts. I am mad. I am mad. Unlike most poor mad people," I am conscious of my terrible mania and of the possible horrors it may entail. To prevent these possiole horrors, to save those I love- yes, "love," — from the- mad freaks of a diseased brain, I apply the only complete cure for madness known to materia medioa,: Death. It might be yon, Louisa Lebourgeois; it might ba you, Paul Terry, whom I should be left to entrap with diabolical cunning and destroy with one neat little bullet-hole. You little realize that you have been the guests of a madman. I realized it. All the sanity of will power located in one hemiiphere of my brain was put nndar the most tremendous pressure to control the insanity of impulse located in the other hemiiphere of my brais. And yet, for this sacrifice, I ask the one poor compensation of my madness. I will be associated in your united Jivea, Paul, you will <ved Louisa. Louisa, you will wed Paul. You will ovre your double happiness to the poor madman whose last act was to give the best he had, and to remove himself where he could never undo what it ig the sincere with of hi* heart may never be undone, eve a when death does you part. By what ri^bt does the madman interfere in your lives? Listen. I wiH not detavin you long. I knew neither father nor mother. I was brought up bf kind, but nide, foster parents. A alerer yoath, I wan the sport and play- thimg of a rioh "Benefactor, who e«- dowed me with plenty of mere money, bnt eneVuraged me in morbid brooding o**r the story of rny parentftje — told m« too young — that he might take a psychologist's leientlflc pleasure in studying, the aotion ot my brain under abnormal condition*. I am a »OT T«t in years, but, how old! oh. how old! Suddenly I awake to lemrn my father's horrible fate, and of the old French chateau purchased with the money drawn in the lottery of his assassination. I visit th at chateau. It has a strange fascination forme. Every stone in its tower seems red with blood. I can not tear myself away. One day I find the picture of a beautifulgirl, an angal. All is changed. The demon is exorcised. If I could but unite my life with that beautiful life, the terrible mental inheritance from my mother'* ffcmHy wouT* be lorcver disowned. The beautiful one captivates me. Love possesses me. Why shonid I not suocea-d? She is young, beanttful, winning, of ancient lineage, possessed at wealth, hw the world at her feet— aad yet I am not without nay attrac- ti»n* and advantages. I t*ke the first •Reamer for America. I discover her retreat I fiT« up my lif* to wiaj h«r anknow*. lb"ve"ar*Tceen. I iive ybiwTrv»»r I seek you out in »ll-*»i.velopinjf fog. Ah., how easy it wouM have been for me that night, while yow were floating there, all unoonacioua, to have made sure that you, Paul, would never again wake to consciousness. But by a •lig-hly effort I retrained myself. Will Heaven remember it, now that I am * suicide? I fled your thanks. I returned to th« chateau, my only refuge. On the same steamer yon, Paul, were a passenger. You little dreamed that a madman was fighting with himself to spare you. wnen but a thing of planks and iron, separated you from the bottomless deep. Even that was not enough. You went out of your way to thrust yourself into my solitude. Later you paraded your happiness before my eyes, in my own house. Great God! and I spared you! Yes, for Louisa's sake I spared you; and now, from a self- soug-ht grave, I wish you joy. You know the secret I have striven so long to hide from the world. It is a secret buried with me. I'nerer do things by halves. All my property is left to you in my will. There is no mention in it of this sacred shekinak. No -rulg-arity touches the gift. Freely it is given, freely take. It will remove th» one bar of disqualification—if there be a bar—between you and Louisa. You, too, have money now, wealth. It is the poor madman's doing. Ah, Paul, had I but started fair with you, the race might have been different. But it was not to be. Vse victis. And now is the boon of eternal association in your united lives, Paul and Louisa, too great a boon to ask? I know th« great temporary shock. I /.now that this will be a strange wooing-, hastened by ihe blessing of a suicide. But look forward, A year—nay, even a month—from now even the mention of my self-taking off will be ae dead as I am. Then men will yawn .when the strange ending of my unique career is alluded to. But your happiness, Paul and Louisa, will l.ave only begun. Aad then, as that happiness increase! with each passing year, y»ur thcoffhti will turn more and more kindly to the dead madman, who loved much. That will be my reward, incommensurable, for quenching here and now this poor spark of a fated life. Farewell, yet not farewell, Paul and Louisa. I leave you. yet am not left of you. ROBERT GRAHAM. Before Paul and Frank had finished this .shocking letter, a messenger cams in with a telegram, addressed to Frank, announcing that Robert Graham had shot himself that evening in a turret ot lus castle, and had left written instructions that Mr. Lebourgeois be notified immediately. The telegram wa« •»ig->ied by the local notary. The next worning-'s papers confirmed the new* (To be Training Grape Vines. At. the beginning of the third seascm the vine consists of a root system three years old, and of two canes growing from the upper portion o£ the stem each one year old. These canes should j be cut back so that they will not extend further than one-half the -distance to the next plants in the same row; weat growing varieties should be cut back still more, the important point to observe being that the amount of wood shall be reduced to such an extent that the vine will not overbear. In case the canes destined to form the arms are cut so short that they do not extend to the canes of the adjoining plant, the shoot springing from the last bud should, the fourth season, be cut long enough to fill its share of the vacant space between the vines. The trellis should be put In the vineyard during the second season, although it need not be finished. The use of the lower wire, which should be from 20 to 24 inches from the ground, is desirable, as it allows the shoots which are to form the permanent arms to grow in the position they are to retain, and the pruning also can be more easily done. Two other wires should be added some time before the beginning of the next, or third, growing season, The second wire on the trellis should be about 20 inches above the first, and tne third an- equal distance above the second. These distances may require some change with varieties which are exceptionally weak or strong growers. Either number "10 'or number 12 ungalvanized iron wire will answer; the former is of special value when the posts are set far apart and In positions where an extra strain is put upon the trellis. All the wires should be firmly stapled to the windward side of the posts, yet the wire should ba allowed to slip in the staples. before I nsilce myself known. Th» long awaited moment for first discovering- myself is at hand, when yon, Paul, appear on the scene. I guess the secret of your h«arU before it has been dis- oloaed, parhapa, to either of you. Per- h*P«, h«r« aad aow. I am the first to dtaclose it, at least to 700, LouiM- ParlMtp* W you, Paul, I make certain ••That JOB have only Y«ntwr*d to hop* The •?«• of » mm. mad . The action of the 1'iitercollegls.ta Athletic association in determining to place the management of the Oicycle chaarpionships in new hands next sea- eon indicates that the cycling interests have assumed an important bearing in college athletics. The preparatory •work for the selection of the teams is in progress. The riders at Priaceton, Yale, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, Dartmouth and Columbia have begun training, and a number of the veterans of '97 teams will be seen in championship teams again. It !s expected that Columbia and Yal» will turn out the strongest teams. Both smiversities have over twenty ota4f- dates In training. The annual statement of the Ruskin colony, just published, shows resources of ?78,591.45. The resources one year ago were J57.394.19. There are ninety- one shareholders or heads of families, which gives each a gala for the of about $230. An Ontario, Canada, lair ; that an, agreement, expressed or Implied, by which an employe reUnqntth- es right under "labor" lejislatlom it TOIL Out on the water in the moonlight A. more beautiful or romantic situation for a youag: man to tell the story of hia love and ask the young woman of his choice to sham his life cannot be imagined. 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The younp woman who suffers from weakness and disease of the delicate and important organs that make wifehood and , motherhood possible has no rightto answer ''' Yes " to a young- man's proposal until she is thoroughly restored to health in a womanly way. Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription prepares a woman for wifehood and motherhood. It makes her strong, healthy and vigorous where a woman most needs health, strength and vigor. Thousands of women have testified to its merits. " My daughter," writes Mrs, N. A. Thoma*, of Little Rock, Ark., " had been under * doctor's care for four years. Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription, which cured me, also cured her." PECK f S COMPOUND CURES-* ~* Nervousness, Nervous Prostration, Nervous and Sick Headacb*, , Indigestion, v Loss of Appetite, . Rheumatism, , Neuralgia, * \ ' • Scrofula, ' ." I Scrofulous Humors, < . ' > Syphilitic Affection*, ; [ Boils, Pimplea, ' Constipation, • / Paios in the. 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