CHAPTKR XXXI. As much JIH.I-C might be written in describing the incidents ;md chunks that followed, bur as the reader, with all the recorded past Iji-hmrt him, can imagine thf consequences, it remains for us only to suniniari-//- them. Lawyer Bliss wont bac-k to West Virginia, where he hastily arranged his affairs, which was simply a gathering of all the cash lie could reach, aud then he returner! to the west. This largo sum of money he spe-it in a vain effort to froe his sons from the power of tho law and the charge: of highway robbery brought against them as members of by Valentino Kyle's old herders. There ;ire children shouting about the schoolhouse or playing by the river. From a prove in the center of the settlement a white spire points upward like an angel's finger. And on Sabbath days the rocks and ravines take up the iscund of the bell and toss it back and forth till it dies away in the hills, the music of a peace that must ever remain. The Prophet still lives in the solitude of his cave and finds his soul rest in the peace of the beautiful valley. But he is no longer a hermit. Once a week he comes to Weldon to preach, and, though at first his teachings .startled the people, they have learned to look beneath his eccentricities and see there the strong, simple, truths of his religion of nature aud humanity. At the foot of the loftiesc cliff in the Prophet's valley there are two graves marked by one stone and knitted together by a matting of vines and wild flowers." The stone bears the simple inscription, with the date of death added, "Here lie Henry Kyle and Kushat, a Sioux maiden." The settlers often visit the valley. Frederick and Valentine go there every month, and as they stand by the graves Frederick says: "Your sou died for me, my brother. He died for me!" THE END. Note the Centerpiece. "Four son died for me, ray brother." Bouton's nefarious gang. Sim and Tora are in the penitentiary, and when they get out, 20 years hence, they will be as shriveled and gray as their father and much less prepared to fight the battle of Ilia Font Eobb is dead, and many think he committed suicide in order to avoid a trial. Tlie remnant of Bouton's gang was sent, by ones and twos, to many states and territories, where they atoned with life to the outraged law. Black Eagiewus killed in a fight with Captain Duncuu's company. He refused to surrender when his companions did His braves were disarmed and sent back to the reservations from which they had escaped at Bouton's urging. Leaving the immigrants in charge of tho Prophet, Frederick and Valentine Weldon, with Mrs. Weldon, Louis and Nora, and Dr. Blanchard's family, returned to West Virginia. But they only remained long enough to settle up the estate and to convert into cash all the available assets tluit Lawyer Bliss had left. Their claims were not opposed, though no legal steps were taken to invalidate the will of John Weldon, "the Patriarch," The brothers had been too long in the grand west ever to be content in the east again, and then the associations of the former were far more pleasant, for the fratricidal war had never beat its red spray against the mighty mountains bordering the Yellowstone. They went back, taking with them stock, seed, agricultural and mining implements, and a large number of farmers and mechanics with thoir families, who were anxious to make iv fresh start iu that land of wonderful possibilities, B:it before leaving the east for their y«lruni "home," as they called the, mountains, two events of importance tran- spired—viz, the marriage of Louis Kyle and Alice Blanchard and that of Howard Blanchard aud Nora. Their friends at first thought that consanguinity might bo a bar, but love broke it down, for in one case the tender passion existed before other relationship was known, and in the other case the young people were so much like strangers to each other that love preceded affection. For reasons best known to himself young Captain Duncan resigned, from the service. Soruo think Clara Blanchard •was tho cause of this, and there is good reason for the belief, for Clara Blanchard is now Mrs. Duncan, and the first child born in the new town of Weldon is hers. It is a boy, and he bears the name Henry Kyle Duncan, in honor of the heroic but misguided youth. Captain Brandon's (Frederick Weldon) deafness has disappeared. His 50 years sit lightly on him, and those who have known him for a short time forget his wound aud think him very handsome. Mary Weldon, the captain's wife and the daughter of honest John Clyde, is certainly of that opinion. Her love for the captain had never been a secret to oiicrs, aud when he discovered it h<; crowned it with his hand, heart and fortune. The new settlement is on tho Blue Water, not far from the camp where the immigrants were attacked by Bontou's outlaws. And Dr. Blanchard thinks it tha most beautiful place in the world. Thf good old man has every reason for this opinion. His house is directly opposite that of the brothers. From the porch before hi* door he can see a hundred mountain peaks cutting into thin air, like pinnacles, from which, when the ion is setting, cloud banners of crimson «nd gold stream out against the blue depths of that glorious sky. The dark girdles of pines about the lower ranges, the emerald expanse of mountain mead- OWB, the glistaiing crests of granite ridge*, the courses of silvery streams, the glaciers spiritually white, the valley yellow -with the harvest and odorous with young vineyards all gladden th* right and lift the heart higher than the mountains and beyond the mmset eland*. Thmo u« benfe on $a hityi A Four Lececd Bird, Tho crested hoazin of British Guiana, the only survivor of a race of birds which are, known as fossils, is described in The Popular Science News. The hoazin inhabits the most secluded forests of South America, and its survival beyond its congeners is doubtless owing to its retiring habits aud the fact that it feeds on wild araui leaves, which gives its flesh a most offensive flavor, rendering it unfit for food. The chief peculiarity of the hoazin consists iu the fact that, when it is hatched it possesses four well developed legs. The young birds leave the nest and climb about like monkeys over the adjoining limbs and look more like tree toads than birds. The modification of the fore limbs bo- gins at once. after hutching ; the claws of the digits fall off ; the whole clawlike hand begins to flatten and becomes wing shape. Feathers soon appear, and before full growth is reached not a vestige remains of its original ch;iractcr. Professor F. A. Lucas says of the hoazin, "The adult birds not only have no flaws upon their wings, bat their thumbs even are so poorly developed that one would hardly suspect that in the nestlings we have the nearest approach to a quadruped found among existing birds. ' ' One curious feature noticed with a nestling which laad been upset in the river was its power of rapid swimming and diving when pursued. Owing to this power the little creature managed to evade all efforts to secure it. The prolonged immersion which a nestling will undergo, instinctively and voluntarily, or which an adult 'bird will endure in an attempt to drown it seems quite remarkable. French Bookbinders. French craftsmen of today, as far as binding is concerned, fall naturally into two classes, those who still repeat and adopt old models, and those who are bent upon seeking some new thing. The first consider that the right traditions of ornament have been given once and for all and need only be followed with ever increasing skill and technical perfection. The second feel that new departures are necessary if the art is to respond to modern needs. The conservatives restrict their ornaments to the strictly traditional. Admitting no further novelty than that which consists in fresh adaptations of the same "tools, the reformers will sooner get out of the lines hitherto recognized as legitimate than continue to work in the well worn grooves. It is the old opposition between "les classiques" and "les jeunes, " often recurrent in the literary history of France, and permeating, as it would seem, the whole artistic life oJ the country in away that has no parallel here. Such a cleavage, well defined among poets and painters of the moment, is thus repeated in miniature in the humbler arts, greatly to the.'ir benefit and to that of the public as well. — Scribner's. She Is Everywhere. Women in America, says an English paper, are known to hold places creditably as engineers, auctioneers, firemen, quarrymen, slaters, masons, hunters, trappers and barbers. They are also employed in insurance offices and as detectives. Their reputation is European as well as American. Patience, tact, finesse and intuitive inspirations are peculiarly feminine qualities, while in. laoral courage and endurance they are second to none, and tie waste or neglect of such valuable products is nothing less than a crime iu political economy. The epigrammatic French expression, "Cherchez la femme, " has adouble signification, for, go where you will, where •will you not find her? of the World. What do you eat? What do you -wear? 'What do yon smoke? What did your grandfather eat, -wear and smoke? A fair comparison of the figures'will probably show that you do lees work and spend twice as much, money as four HOMEMADE OBJECTS, NOVEL NAPKIN RINGS AND EFFECTIVE SCRAP BASKETS. Riiigx Made of Lineu and Embroidered With Jeweled Initials Are the Intent Thiiiir I» Needlework—A New Idea In Scrap Baskets From Puri*. Something new in uapluu rings has recently been devised by a clever woman. These rings have been illustrated and described in the Xe-w York Herald us follows: The napkin ring* under consideration are made of two thicknesses of medium or rather heavy weight round thread bleached grass linen. They are cut -with cue pointed aud one square end, close to the required .size, with a button and buttonhole, and have a small design of an initial jewel, or initial flower letter, or bird, or a tiny spray embroidered on the outside toward the pointed eud. Jeweled initial letters are much iu f;ivor. They are outlined in gold color or royal blue, and then set with jewels. The initial of the jewel must be It does the work just right every time. That's why all the leading teachers of cookery use and recommend it. STYLISH HAIRDRESS1NG. Present Fanhlooa In Coiffures and Fiwhlonn to Come—Kvenlne Headdres*. It is whispered abroad that in the immediate future the hair is to be again worn down in the neck, but at the moment there is no sign of such revealed. Every one wears her hair on the top of her head, waving it slightly at the sides, .viiuJe area ot tno piain purr. «-.icr,l u:i.- cone is used, take another and u.se it in like manner, also the other and last out;. The cake is now ready to bake. When you cut this cake, says The Baker's Helper, you will find that this method gives a very superior cake, as the different colors worked in in the. manner described give a better effect as to marble appearance than can be obtained by the old plan of dropping in the different colors. A Novelty In Trunks, Another new trunk has just come out. This time it is for the convenience of men and is a boot trunk. As illustrated FASHIONABLE HEADDRESS. turning it back from the forehead and decorating it during the evening with whatever jewels fortune has bestowed upon her or with whatever flowers, feathers or bows its want may have rendered possible to her. The most attractive decoration for the hair is a diamond ornament of broad inclination and glittering surface, and failing the real article, of course, we can all fall back upon the imitation jewelry, for happily we live in the times when the setting of the imitation stone is studied with so much care that the least valuable becomes charming to the eye of the beholder. Jewels, however, are not alone as hair ornaments. There is much predilection in favor of a twisted band of jet or velvet fastened at one side with a single ostrich feather. Then the old turban would seem to have returned to us in a fold of gauze tied into a knot at one side, with an ostrich tip nodding over the top. Parisians are all wearing Louis XVI bows, either of jet or of velvet ribbon in black colors, wired and shaped and bearing in the center knot an osprey of white or black. These bows may also be found in cut steel, and the luxurious will no doubt soon realize their charms in diamonds. An evening coiffure fashionable at the present moment may be thus briefly described : The hair is frizzed in front slightly waved at the sides and carelessly coiled up at the back under a jeweled comb. On the top of the head rests a soft roll, secured with another jeweled comb and an aigret. In this connection it may be interesting to know that the same authorities who predict that the hair is to be worn down in the neck also predict that next spring the popular hat will be low in the front and trimmed high at the back, after the fashion of the- directoire period. _ Mmrble C»ke. A new and simple way of making a good looking marble cake is to make a silver cake mixture, using all whites and no nutmeg. Divide this into two equal parts. Let one part remain plain, placing it in the cake tin, which you are supposed to have ready papered, and level it. The other part divide into three equal parts. Color one part pink, another yellow, another brown with chocolate. Place these three colored parts into three separate paper cones, fold them up and cut the ends off to leave an opening a little over a quarter of an inch in diameter. Take one of the cones, push the end into the mixture in the tin And force out the contents of the cone, it about, so^ M u> tntwea» the noor TI: aurl described in tlie New York Herald it is a. long flat trunk, designed to hold 3 pairs of men's boots ou the lasts and 10 or 12 pairs without lasts. It is believed that this boot trunk will prove quite as popular as the woman's hat trunk. __ Old Time Oyster Fricassee. To make an old fashioned oyster fricassee put the liquor from a pint of oysters in a small granite pan -with a heaping tablespoonful of cracker dust and set it over the fire. Place the oysters in another pan with 2 ounces of butter. Cover the pan and let the oysters cook over a slow heat until their edges are ruffled. Have ready a hot platter with pieces of buttered toast about two inches square, and when the oysters are done take them out with a •wire spoon and lay them upon the toast. Turn the broth mixture into the pan where the oysters ware cooked, season it with, salt and cayenne pepper, and when it again comes to the boiling point stir in half a cup of cream and turn the mixture over the oyster toast. Unrest In Churches. Here is the all sufficient explanation of the unrest in the churches of today. Before the face of new knowledge the old earth and the old heavens are fleeing away, and there is found no place of rest for the man who thinks and who tries to believe the old theology. Many sea with clearness that if the new knowledge of this century is true knowledge, then their creeds are faJ.se, and it is this feeling, that the whole question will have to be reopened and faith adjusted on a new basis, that produces the Wide and deep unrest of today. —Kev. A. J. Wells, Unitarian, San Francisco. Yellowstone Park Protection. The government authorities have posted notices on the borders of r,he forest reservation adjoining the Yellowstone National park warning all persons against trespassing upon the lands, and especially against hunting on the reservations and shooting game. Much of this game goes upon the reserves from Yellowstone park, and the superintendent of the park has informed the department that the game destroyed in the adjoining reservations will tend to diminish the game in the 'park. When Scrubbing tbo Floor. A farm exchange makes the following helpful suggestion: A few feet of common rubber tuting that can be slipped on to the water faucets in the sink and long enongh to reach to a bucket on the floor will save the lifting of bucketfuls of water when scrubbing tbe floor or filling the wasbtnhs. i Injunction Brought Into Fl»y. I Pomtiroy. O-. I>*c. 24.—About fiflr non-union men worked at New Haven, W. Va,, yesterday under the old rate. Over 100 miners from here -went to New HaTen, but were stopped by an Injunction from Judge Jactaon and It U tellered there will be no roor« " v BABY HUMORS Instant relief f»r skin-tortured ba.bi« and rest for tired mothers in n warm bath with CCTICI-RA SOAP, :ui<i a single aipplicmtion of Ccrici'RA (ointment), the great skin c«rx>. Tne only speedy and economical treatment lor itcliiuj;, bnrntnc. blcodinp. scaly, :i!',-t pimply burners of the skin, scalp, ami Woo,!. (uticura DESIGNS IX LINES SAPKIN RINGS. the same if possible as the letter in which it is set. K, for instance, calls for rubies, S for sapphires, A for amethyst, B for beryl or bloodstone, T for turquoise or green tourmaline, and so on. Flower letters are worked on the same principle. R calls for roses, F for forgetmeuot, W for (sweet) William, wallflower, wild rose, wistaria, etc. A very pretty variety can be obtained in this manlier for half a dozen rings. The linen is cut into strips about 1% inches wide aud 8 inches long, which allows of one-quarter inch turnings all round. A true half square point is made at one end of each eight inch strip before the rings are made up. The embroidery is also done on the upper piece before putting together, and the design is placed near, but not too close to the pointed end, so that when buttoned the design will be uppermost. The embroidered piece is then sewed to a plain piece for a lining, turned through the square end, smoothed, pulled in shape, tho square eud blind stitched up and a tiny trail of brier stitch of French dots carried all round tho ring to keep the edges in shape. A buttonhole is worked in the point and the ring completed by a button at the other end. If buttons with shanks are used, the shanks can be sewed in place, or an eyelet hole made at the square end of the linen and the shaaik put through and secured by a ring or small tape tie ou. the -under side. This plan admits of easy removal for the latmdry, and as no two buttons need be alike is a good way of using up odd buttons too handsome to throw away. There is no end to the pretty odds and ends and knick.knacks that a woman of taste can employ in adding to the comfort, convenience and ornamenta; riou of her house. Even if not instinctively ingenious, suggestions are always to be had in plenty, and all she needs is a set of nimble fingers and the materials to work with. A second instance of a pretty bit of work to which the spare moments may be devoted is suggested by the authority already quoted. It is a new idea from the French capital, a scrap basket, which, properly made, will be an ornament to the daintiest boudoir. The design is as simple as it is effective. Select a frame of fine wicker work. Then give it a light coat of white varnish, so that it will seem almost like openwork Chinese ivory. The basket is then encircled with a band of cream satin, embroidered with the blossoms of the thistle. If you prefer, the flowers THISTLE BLOSfcOM SCRAP BASKET. may be painted. Nothing is more decorative in its character than this plant, with its barbed leaves and its needle arraed petals. It produces a very striking effect on the white satin background. This is only cue of many decorations for which the thistle may be employed. The feminine mind will readily accept the idea as a most suggestive hint. How to M»k* EM Gem*. Egg gems are an acceptable way of using up very small pieces of cooked meat or poultry one may have at hand. Chop the meat finely and add to it half its quantity of stale bread crumbs. Season well with butter, salt and pepper and make the mixture slightly moist with aweet milk. Bntter shallow gem cups and fill them three-qnarteri full with this mixture, and then carefully break an egg upon the top of each one. 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