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t FORTY-SECOND YEAR. DAVENPORT, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1883.--TWELVE PAGES. PRICE, 1.U5 PER YEAR. Oar Coantry'H Kings. BY CHARLES EL'CEN'E BANK*. Written tat the. (iazette. AH about the corn Is waving, Emerald ^rwn w jtb lips of yold: AinbtT wheat-field sea-like laving Shore of hedgerow round them roll'd *5eath you poplars, tall and stately. Jlob'd in shimmering gilverleaves. From his farm-house door, sedately Cuuota tbe lord his coming sheaves. -VatuM weaves her fairest garland* Rouwl the gun-burned reaper's brotc, _i,i(i the Skip of Stale it millet By the hand tltal hold* tlteploic. See bts children troop about bim Strong of limb ami red of cheek; Keared to fear hut never doubt kim, Natnre tatisht from week to week. Mark as evening shadows lengthen lloir he sends delighted eye-O'er the uplands' wealth of treasure-Where the shaken meadows lie. Mature weates her fairest yarlan'l* Round tlie x*n-bltrned reaver'* irenc,* And tlie Shij of State M guided 3v the kandf that-kvlai the ptov. Within doses, the housewife tripping Back and forth -with caretnl part, Loving Utopias iierateps outstripping, From hervxjdioua mother heart, "Tilltiieftawy cloth is laden With t« f*od her k*nds prepared, Better thjn all wealth could purchase; Ricfcer, awer-Princes shired. t tcecvee her fairett garlands \-bvrned reaper * brow: And ike Slup of^tate is guided llytlie handstliat hold, the plow. Cn *k^w grow--in city splendor-- Wailied and eunless, rank with sin; Souls so broad they would defend, or Die, Uieir-coQntry's good to win? Seldom; minfis-needdiTientfeeding: H3114 jnd vnilQys, aky and sun, Sncb will rise, their country sending Hise tnie patriots, every one. Mature nxecKes her fairest garlands Jlovnd thf. ova-burned reaper's t/rotc\ Jind tlie-flKj* of SUite u guided iRyihe hamii tlial hold the plow, Tbe UUlies of tbe Meld. A3IBBRS' JOCKXAL. . How pure and fair Tlhose simple "Lilies of the Field;"" HMr-sweet anJcoense to the air 35*1 Solomon Jc.glorT bright, In sofmrops ana in sold a*ray, Wa4a£na fioHnd ur ndrons gight -i« -in their modest beamy they! *Ttey weaf* n«t-"tae white rolses tiier wear; -They toil noi, Jx.-i:b«-r d'i they spin ; 3\o bunlens.lik° Icait man they bear, S or-- cnlUce tim--they do not tin. , - « i n ) « p » « 3 , o , emblems sweet, nfrf ChxfetiaeLjicnibieDMB of heart! 3iar--we, aa pti«. at Heaven's feet ^aiLIoKT ud -^cfcoose the better part." 1 TBvtt to the *i*«*fc in bemrf alone r the Groat Redeemer given: rilig8.K»kieel£u£ to bis Throve, ^rUe tfce Golden Gate* of Bute*. FETT8RED ASD FREED. ctbe German of E. W« Tnultted for Tbe Guette. 'This time Winter made it* wheat ·«tclj in the mountains. It caoe wttt .-ctnrau of dcfting snow, with driving ·clouds and acting sleet, »nd Paul W«r- -denfels experienced now, for the first ·time, the fall sars£enes5, the inhotpit- -atfe .-nature -cf these mountain heights H« felt like a prisoner in Felseneck and iras almost wduced to despair by toe lonesome, eotpty solitude, about him. He could not even solace himself viti the-iight of Racenberg, for nothing was visible from hi: -windows bets biliow- !og-c«s of mist, HoreoTer the yoang man could not conoesl from himself that be bid lofttiag good-vrdl of his uncle vhotn he hadcot seen sine? the night o f n b con fes»i«i- Has bri.f bat before quite rrju- .l»r v«!ts were . notr entirely disccn- -tinaed. Hie Buon remained shut up in his apartment inaccessible to all,' even tc hare forfottea lii* ii* cover a°ked to see. AtlMttie weaUer began to improve. St-»topp«f storming the fog settled and t* next iiaorrj'jn j'fc ^3ondJ«3 rising sun aoTMled tte whole region, all the rocks *ed fore**, the peaks and vales, wrapped is .duzUof robes »f mow. With the **K gleam** rambiM P*ul aad haBened tetliele tie fr«e air acaio,aod was now Jrma^ing wlft gmme-bag ind gon.tfcrpo«h tb» Suatt nrfn. 5Tbe ctme was tat a pre- ·(etttb0weTer..tCM!aT. £« felt an e«g«r !*·!»« to ewcsp? frrni tie wall; oJ Fel- ·eMck.to««e«imetUngelM than tao*e ·pleoiUa. emptf ipirtzeotf, sod lie ·Hoe, ·eapectter' Mmntis gliding sol. ewda-Mjud Tro. **»·« there, Jcj WerduiWi. There w*c* f«Hbn, these were Hfe and hajv ·Jenfeit tw tin Mtax tata orit._ fcttmaa jw« and wirrcnrfcr He bad dm to thin soHtnae uoth- lOttia mri» j ia Ib? T«craj oi«n mind as h* pwiorfiiJ; tolimself !bfnr. Jf lie vrrt master, he wo"Q3cl tDiik* iriw wy*u]tb si lflesRia.£ iri hnilfcrff JlTltl Hfl £T"B*d. 31 VtOi email MtiKfurtlno t« r*fl«1 tfjirt tnf flay h" slintilrl inherit tbr Mitutc«. Tim: fliry wii»T"t fur in th» f rtfir-., uTifl Hlthoucli, J)«r«1"frr?, 1V p'Twrnrily- f.f tbe Bnrrti liiid ttiiin Vim (droc^l fcrivl H* "3p7'Cti- it appeared. The suow was everywhere froeen fast, and not deep, and the clear sunshine enticed the young man still- farther and farther on. He was already at more than an hour's distance from Felseneck, and had come to a -wagon- road which led, win ling acil steep, from the valley to the Forestry, and thence on, farther up into the mountains. Paul was discussing with himself whether or not to follow the road and make a visit at the Forestry, when he observed an old peasant approaching from below. On perceiving tie stranger the old wan uttered tha customary ''God save yon !"but the usuaUrf ull.cheerf ul greetiug of the mountaineer came labored aid painfully from his lips and' he)l«sned:ou his Alpenstock, tftite ou'. of breath mud exhausted. "You find 'climbing the mountains rather too hard for your years, do you not J" asked Ptxil, as he returaed the peasant's greeiiig. "Itisoottlre fault of my .years," was the almost churlish answer. "I should still get on Ty well but for this foot whict I can-scarcely urge ·forward." P«3 Bw-snw, what he toad not noticei bete*, thatttie man was irme, and thai wafiSng -wat at the be?t,'J3Utte difficrft forfktm. rSs was thick-set and strong but -beflt with Ubsr and age- A ones of ;gresr hair was 7xible under S3s bet, and Ilk brown, weffiiier-staiaed. face wn» frrrrot.-ed with -line upon line. fit ·di£ 'not, tiowever, -present that 'U«ll,j ·apetbetrcrepose which is too oftenioand. Ttihere b*?d. physicaltsil has dr'V'ejnhe ·spiritual element sjc^te into tb« i»ack-' ·ground. It was a fcerd, close face %nt -e ·Eetermlo^d one wiSsal, and the 3ooki which -measured tbrc runog strsuMW \ms *een aoT di5trnstfi£. "Ycvi=are lamer' said Paul is -atoce of compassi»B. "7hen the way rmtsst iindeed be difficofe for you, Ton -are jing to the Forestry I presume."" The old man -shook his beac «ed toward a "Small dwelling "which- i, high cp on the slope of tte Paul, laughing at the mistake to which his simple hunting 'tress had given rise. He put his hand into his pocket, but changed his miud on SPCOUU thought. The man before, him certainly looked needy enough, tjirt there was semetbing in his bearing that plainly forbade offering him aims. Still Paul would have liked very much to do something for him, even, though, he were not in absolute want. "If you live in the village perhaps I can be of use to you," be said kindly. '"I will apeak to the steward of the cas. i tte and I thus; he cam give you lighter | tnd better-pud labor toon vou find among | the peasuts. Hands are iiways required a!xut the grounds; ywi iaeed only refer to tUe yonBg Baron." The oifi 'man's eyes suddenly opened wide ana ftis hands chftched the Alpw*- stoct wi. a grasp that dad almost snapped it. "The young iBeran?" he repeated. "YoUj'aso, belottg to him--to ti*e Wer deafefeS" ' "Oertakily," replVeE Paul. "Ibear «hat :; 'the Baron is my relative---Tint ii.ils you? 11 ··Ssgone!" cmefltbe peasant ina loi ·; cngiTM- voice. *^Dc not come seer TOe; T 3 waoc^oothing to*do with him cr -h?s kin! 3 3f I -were Satanrtog i wottid TMfc 'ts 1 brevl from yoti: He too. caroe to ··: wlwa he was -first Master of VFerdenfdls. and offered «r»-^old. I threw it at 'l»s feet and, if ilre'had not gone when -be ·dM, 1 shooltl have struck Wan down «l«ng with tes accursed alms!" "U'his ino»arprehensiWe outirarst, and L*3 rage-distorted features «ff the TOOU made Paul^Uink he Uad a -maniac to teal with. Involuntarily lie grasped 'tis gun buC.-nt the same time sail! in a ··It'is ntn. alms I offer 500 'but -work end its jttSt reward. So calm yourself. We are siTcngers to each -other--I have givpn yocmo cause of SEease." "You "ore a Wettlenfels--that is To I must go further up-- -to rtie llatteahof." "So high as liLatv You ijil ce-er Teach it, 1 fear, X- that lame f«crt.'' ·'(When one's iaugUter is lyaag --at tthe ·point of death up there, he cas ac'I-Eust .mike the ascent. I could not k :it. often. ilndeed this mar well be the last 'tine I -sball need to go^ the doctor Mg-s-skoraa- 'Bat last long." ITke expression of srief in tbe old. ,ma3fs face excited Paul's sympathy -Etroogly. He faad addressed iiffi -cere- lessly wbea he ceme np. merely by way of: passing civifity ; bat now ke k|ijnwcli- ·ed End-said : ·"Is the sick woman yonr dsr^nter; 9Sna II can well understand that -yon -Bfceoid .compel yourself to accompluh th*. painful inorney. Is sb« rotr only ···The last of four! Her two -sisters 'died af disease, bat I bad a boy.-onetcaly ; Ueperished in the Werdenfete fipeT' ·The words were uttered in a -dell, monotonous toae, but tlie point aT the Alpenstock bored its way deep iu» the Srozfln-snow.-se heavily did Uiecjc neon, whose -downcast eyes seemed also tw pierce tue earth, lean on it for s-jp- ··That disastrous fire'." cried PasS. : I have but recently beard of it aed o: all the-miserv it caused. It deprived you ·tu" you- son,you say i" tot more - t l a all.it took mv b-^v. my T He was about vour' ac«, tbe and landsomest'lonth'ia 4be .andil idolized him-perhaps too Snsu,e fire came, and mTjiozne ithe fiiatco burn. We tnouiht we at k»t rescue the cattle. «Tic were «lre»dv raging orer onr at we-ventured irT 111 at ace tie Sabers *rttered-lony pulted me t»«begroBnn«nd threw Limself on me a»d at all oane cratbing about at I etciped witt .cmdied foot, but mv poor hi* protected £ with hu'sra manned ^ mount than diminish- ·*T-eli hica--^the Baron--«Uat Eckfried sends him greeting, and wanes him to wusri that his-castle does norblaze above bis iiead -like 'mv- dwelling! And say he w-ould do well not to stow himselfoatsWe his GMseneck stronghold, lest--lest fce fare like my poor uey!" He shoot his fist ttoeateriingly/then turned«nd hobbled oray «s fast as his lame fcot would carry him. [Paul stood and looked after HmtiS thertrees .quite hid him from view. Puzzling as his R»rd£ hail 'been, they certainly were not irraiiaaa!- ffhe man was not insane: he taew peitfectly well whatte was s_ayiBg. Pad tthought of the stratji^e rece)jtifl2 acco^iled him bv Pastor 'Wilmot, and «f IIK iunfle'-s warning not to show himself in the 'village. The 1 dark, terrible significance of Sie peasant's threat began -slowly to dawn upon him. But the thought had no sooner entered hUaintl than 'he 'cast it from him. -Are tb* ic511eger« tools!" he cried. "Kajzicd vac \V~erdenfels, tlie first I-ord ot the province, the representative of U* aleest family--and such a senseless suspicion.'! But that is what comes of being eccentric. That is tie result of tryiog » appear dark and incomrjrebeBSibie to *be people. He told me himself tJuatnhey look on him u being a sort of s. wizzard. And now they have come to believe, an good earnest, that hewacthe cause of their terrible misfortune,through the agency of some magic spelL Their worthy .Pastor permits and no douct encourages these superstitions instead «f opposing them as bo should- Can it he that such s state of affairs can exist in onr day, and in our laud r~" ·The yonng man was thus giving free -vent to his disgust at the ignorant credulity of the people, as fee adVanced deeper and deeper into the forest, when he saw at some distance, a rider whom, to his surprise, he recognired as Kay- rcond von Werdenfels: to his surprise for he kce»- that his uncle v«y seldom left the castle. He bad often admired in its stall the fine mottled-crey horse which was poiated out t« him" as its but fiery snd impatient animal must certainly require a strong and fearless rider. Surely the pale, weak Raymond wiili his white transparent hands "whose blue veins showed s- plainly, could not hold the wild "Emir" In check. But "Emir" kaew his master, seldom as he was required tn carry Mm. and was now trotting along quietly enough, Jfo g^oom "*ais in attendance, the Baron rode^quite alone. He £«.? in the fjuidle with the tame languid indifference with wl He taakcfin* hat ind ran his h^nj locks. There was and pathetic ia and bis weather-stained fealares twiteited with emotion « he proceeded .- ·'Ever 5hKe fifctfl day luck nd fortune have deserted nay bouse- Tlie fJicht incnranoe wa« karely enough to p»v for rep«i»; I lay «· «Qj" hack for a whole, Jong yew wit* my injured font, and when at last my strength returned in a measure. I fnuad mr buslneM rnicvd. Tony wasjroae: I could not take hold a«l onnecvald aa£.work and suu=« a 3 wotQd. I kept falling behind. My home wa.« wild; then my wife dicd;tben ·r -children, and now--I earn my TT dayJitwr aoifinj lie prafiaatc. and it is lnti«- lr«»d:" hat dnwn m hi 'iliere wo* stnnetbiag Jrochinp *in)ri]^ r^frta] which. 5n a fr-w p5cl-nn.«2 tbr rni»«3 iife of n fanjny: rained thr'mj^i I3ie misbnp frf a hl * n h B d _-. -I had liojieJ Hud flrV mirtt Tip trtjolly reMtr«-(jd li-tro jind Jurcffl.v-n nVuf c-nurn* T years, titrt 5cr yna arifl T"tiTf 1V Ji.«f'Ti!i»tifiii TV in. trio '·r:i^«7ISuV"ri'.'" Sllitl ll)C |i«HJ;)iTlt "» i1l ii winifnl laitch. "Theptmil (ici'l nrvt r *-Tit Unit fire. "W".- ktir,iv l»-tt(-r i h n n tli m :" 'llic- .T"nnc TJiun sinrtm] "Tfujt 'Vi r'tj tnfiin v n lir imli*-:! l H'm- i* :t ,-^ ~- not to attract him in UK k«t-t. He seemed not to s-e jt ia. k in deep tboncbt irve bix yonng rela- Ihe latter was close betide him. ~1I»: P»ol, are you also abroad *" he exclainaed. kindly enonch, thnuch tb* j meeting appeared not Tto afford him I plcarere. I "The mtuhine entired me out,TM re| plied i*m«l. "The ftwms and raowjdrifts I we have hern haTint have made the cag- |tle*eein like a jinKm--nnd you kfjit j i-oursflf no completely invisiHc too." i "1 hare been ailing, am not well r^" 1 ' ' d Rsynoad tjte drewia* bi* n -dowfT p»bf *o lh*t P*ul mirht .idehim. 3t -wafc Tl«ia 1l»t his -n-rrds were no ro 1-rr jT^teajic, Werd mMn had r.lian rr«l creally in 'At part Trtr flaj-f. flip d'-rji line?- iri liif fnoe ^trr!rtiJi«a tkemj^-lr^B i more t-hurply^ hi? fvr«t, aVtrt ·wliir-h I wfrf_'3-n.«.liy rirt-JcK. Jooied Vary jind ! ff T^^fin. iiTtu ffTi hiit I^PH ^rjis ih" yiume i f ijriflH r ij 'if r*'jiif..iw i o iiB-in -wljjclj t.1f*-v 1 had *"m At that lart -unhwitir "·*- ''ffmifrfrti'mij'^ Ibu1 it TM-UP -J. ii;iu:',ri'**n'*; "1 hliv?- i-r-1 ;i) i!.'-l«-l v1"t;1rl -"i TI'I j*n7"i!1.i Ti-'-.-' inVTrv; "Mv "" ' "tr'rji'1". li clolni. you do. Your h««Jth cannot hut suffer | while you shut yourself up s» closely." j Werdenfels made no reply but rode i on a few steps «u the edge of the forest which was bounded fiy a wide, deeo j gorge. It was the tuatuuil of the "Wilif- ! bach," here on its swirt course to the i valley. Now, indeed, it was frozen ovor, ' and deep snow covered the rocks and | roots in its bed,orer which, it was accus- ] toaied to tumble and foam. On the opposite side was a small, open meadow. aJao covered with snow, atxl one could see a bend of tiie wagon ro*d whir h led round through th« forest farther wp. The Baron reined in. Us hotse aad «at liioking rcruss. "flo you tnow the spat?" asked Paul, followiiie Che direction of his uncle's gazr. ")te has, from that point, a view i of ihe entire valley. 1 discovered it only recently, *jut I cau»»Ki ft from the ·otiher side. It is a pity tlie meadow is ·iiaccesscble from hews." "Inaccessible--whyT* "Oh.-one would have tO'Clamber to the ^bottom of tbe w^e aad up agaiu «on ·the oti.er side. I «)ald -de it if need be, but yen--or would jou take the obsamc- tion at a leap?' Tbe question was aske* jofcinglv indeed, tat there »«s a sligKt sarcastic smile en the young man's lips as be piotnred his amcle's dilauma- Werdenfels acast -ha»e observed it for, suddenly straighten'ios himself op, tbe weak, lax riderallat-or.ee sat firm and erect in his saddle and hi= hand grasped Urn rein energetically · Again there Hfcihed in his eye that -strange,lightnins- Irke gleam as, without speaking.-a word, he drove the sjwr iuio the horss'* nank Tae next nioia«nt horse and rider had cleared the *asm with a tremendous bound, aad te knots of the animal buried themselves deeply in thesnow on the other side- Paul t*ood as if paralyzed at ^ight of this hazardous fent, whJih seemed not to have greater tsxed either 'rider r Emir stood perfectly still, and tbe Baron called hack with great composure : "Well, Paul, -are you net coming over?" TheyouagBan clambered down the gorce And fi(3 again ou toe other side, but'it was a BKna difficult tadfc. than he had iEajcfoei, and he came up to tbe Baron alTl.-eated'and flushed. "Ravmocd. Ser God's sai,e! how could vou t*te my jest so in earnest:" he cried reproachfully- -That was an act of the most unparalleled rashness! Whatccerc»«idJia*e induosd you--:'' "Yoer smileT' said llaymond sharnly. "Ton proi»ablj did cot, yourself, know how aggravatiBg it \nn. iou see there is still one thiag at lewCin which I am Your etttK-L" , - ·. - '· "No, jail 5D£^p6 me these," replied Paul with caiibur, "-I pride myself on my hcoannmtvip--rather to* -much per- haps--biati nisst confess I. could not have »»de that' ieap so coolly- any horse but Ecir ivoulc have refutaiit. Thank God, yottr hazarl]ou« venture iiaj ended so foruwatelyl ,It might well have cost youyosrlife." Raymond nodded his bead. -"Perhaps. --But so nmc!ith« better f« you if It had." "Whatdo you aejaf" "L nusant that such an event would not be a wholly-deplorable-one for vou:--or have you really never reflected as yet, that my death would make voa Master of ATerdenfelsJ" The young man fluhed crimton. lie had just before been indulging in a daydream in which be had pictured himself as Lord of tbe eftotea, and he recalled it now with a tense of guilt, although the thought of his uncle's death had not once entered h^ mind. The Baron *aw bil confusion and smiled, but it W^K a fault, sickly smile. "I do not blame vou in tbe lean," he ot "Do you wish to remove to Buchdurf 8.t once"' I wuMld nol.ttdvise yoa to Uo so, for the lease-l'.older's contract runs till Spring Hijd meanwhile your position as pioprietoc "would be an uncomfortable one." "1--as proprietor?" "Yes, 1 have promised you Buchdorf. Do ym think I would break my word '1 Counselor Freising has already made out ti-.e t'o.-ument and I have affixed my signature. You will find it on your table wlien you return." Paul was so confounded by this sud den change from injustice to generosity that he could find no words to express his thanks. And indeed the cold manner in which the gift was presented seemed almost to neutralize the kindness of the deed. "I know you do not like thanks." he said. "You refused them recently in so positive a manner that I fear to speak grateful word. Kaymond. why do you rob me of all pleasure in your uiaguin- cent gift by the manner in which yuu present it?'* The reproach was not altogether in vain. True, Kaymond's features retained tlieir severe expression, but_ his voice had a miMer sound as he replied: "Say BO more, Paul! Perhaps I hare been unjust te you--1 cannot help it. You see at least that I do not mean you shall chafe under any restraint. From now oo 3~ou will be your own master, with ao need to consider either my wishes orjuy displeasure." During this conversation tbey had advanced slowly across the mountain meadow, .and had novr reached the forest on tlie-otber^iJe, when "Einir" suddenly planged and reared. Paul did not observe that tlie rider was at fault, having violently jerked the bridle reia. He thooght the anitual wns frightened at the figure approaching amoizg the trees. ' T-he .next moment however, he recog- niB£d -the stranger and cried out in the greatest surprise: -- ' Hertenstein!"' TO BE COSTIXUED. 7!:»X TIS-T.K'i '- 5 Tfce "Maid of tbe Mist.- Prp^i the Bnffalo Eiprcsi*. i -short sketch of the memorable trip of tl»s Maid of the 3l:st, on which were the only persons who ever went through the Whirlpool rapids and the wfeirpool ittelf and came out alive, will be of inter. «st. Tbe boat which made this trip i built in 1S54. For awhile she took passengers from buth the American and Canadian shore, and ran up very close to the foot sf the Fulls. Owing to'some change in her .appointments, which confiaed her to the Canadian shore for the reception of passengers, she became unprofitable. Her owner, wishing to leave the place, determined to sell her, and he received an offer of little more than ialf fcer cost If he would deliver her at Niagara, opposite the Fort This .he decided to do after consultation with Joel E. Robinson, who acted 2£ cap tain and pilot on her trips nnder the falls. 3Ir. Robinson consented to act as pilot for the fearful voyage, and the engineer, Mr, Jones, agreed to go with him. "A ma- chinst, Mr. Mclntyre volunteered to share the risk wiffli them. The boat was put in complete trim, nil superfluous articles being removed from the deck and hold. X0tice]was given of the time of starting, aad a large crowd assembled to see the tearfnl plunge, no one expecting to see either boat or crew again after they should leare the dock, which was just above tbe railway suspension bridge. About'j o'clock in the afternoon of June 15,1861. the engineer took his place in the hold, and knowing that tlieir flitting trip would be short at the long* s\ set his steam valve at the proper gauge, and waited the tinkling signal that should start them on, their liying vovnges. Robinson took his place at the wheel.and deaTh isnot a wholly unw cl c«ne occur- . renceto his aeirs. Between us, more- 1 ter ^ Uot Iik B n h a But te P n l , Paul! fato h very far Theae bitter words seemed intended to fting and wocud Uif youth, anil tbey did so. effivaaaliy. He exclaimed, much excited: "Raymond, for what do you take me ? %That"h»ve I docs to deserve Ibi yon should look on tt.e in us as a detestable iegacy-bunter, one who grndces each brcalL that separ:,tes aim from Iris COT- «ted fortune i Y u know full well that the rapid, and when a third of ter strnck against the rndder. a column dashod up under her star, board side, keeled her over, carried away her smoke-stack, started her overhang on that side, threw Itobinson on his Irack. and threw Mclntyre against her starboard wheel-house with such force as to lirefk it through. Even- looker-on breathed freer as she emerged, shook her wounded sides, j-lij into the whiilpool. and for a moment rode »sain on an even sessions, that I b%ve no claim on them other tban sucb i- rou may see fit to jrire me. And 1 know that' the avowal nf my love has cvst me your good will-I accept tbe cons-qaences." "And if I were scnudly to require you lo choose between this love and the inheritance of We^enfeiV said lUymond speaking Terr slowly and distinctly, "would ytra sSil ::oW fait u yonr attach- helm, set her to the right of the larce pot in the pool, then turned her directlv through the neck of it. Thence, after receiving anotherdrenching frota the waves, she dashed on without further accident io the quiet bo$otn of the river below Lew. iston. The boat was 72 fee: lone, with 17 feet breath of beam. S feet d?;1h of hold, and carried an engine of 300 borse power. Paul tcrned ^aleaad fora moment K*waw«taaiy «enuty. made no replv, He liad never rnrt the question Jo him* If In so mVropt andun. equivocal a manner. HI* hesitation wa , U» Law*on. who died at Edinbnrc in Vat lor a aonent bowrver; then he November, 17S7. on one occasion, :o~win irtlh-d Ormlr: 11 Tracer made Vy his patron, undertook to -Y-a, i won3d hoM to H. notwith. multiply regularly in . succession tbe standing." ntiruWf from 1 1o -ML witbpnt fflhrraid than his TONHOTT. Jiebnran the lasTiat 7 oV-lock in tie" jDorninr"«jd finished »t From A teacher of mathematics named Will. * Ib*3 not Jiren JOB rredit for lie-ing « rcnu«M»c as -that. Tbn» eye* which cr«se «n yosr Tie* ViV? | « } n Ibe erniinj. whrn he repnrted · - rtarsof T*oml«»- appear, in the I product, which tr«s tw*ed on rttprrand torn-of a hatncl.to UP» dttaftd tte i frmnd lo be «nTcrt. It maOe a 3inf«f «-frt-e Touth 5-irto as Idea} ^Tearoer. »j J«rtj--eicli Spore*. «nd a fair f"jy of Jt Pad did ntft. J» li rowre the im-en,'** -ex- I V'nE^Kx^ar'i^U » plane fm 1^1? WiOl xif his trmTTJt whirb vus, wtli ffltvtvb rlitSfultT t ! patT'in's (Sinini: rc*"nj, fT -n-h3c.li it -»"H«i ul^d IwTit-Ji' -i Tiest-wwdn. Hehrwru , friL-m^d and ;:a?:"fl. It may lie aflclecl only thrJr rtrtfit)^ sonra «od it T"r*«! 11-bat in tbf omrrnr nf thcJaj-fln-whirh thf trim of ftl3 tbf «*r-:f-^fl»l^.iiii]lj|j cf -ttlSch. | toental -r»3(t]]iiti'»n wniiTrftd?- Mr. l^u-wftrm r '3 bi-ijT tn jsrr"· WiytB thni 3 TOI ^o ! tb«ii 1ii-ir ordiTinri .win* jn Latin.' \\'\wn turns the y»-;ir ;i t r^-Jt'-n: fac-- VUUD xh»t worlti:», .-prin-j (iraws ni^U, A:idro?ips o'er lis" iiji'rairj'_' alupes, And erir* the itep'h- --? !^u-r sky, Hoatsa tonn fif jijui::tiini u r ra " ce Aion^ rti*- slui:*:?. u-riir- tli^ Ijre7.e; And from h'.-r !'at f u l l :i'.:in-.- ;-, note Sh«' I »r?a;lie0 :tln'j-_' '.!:·· mxniv 1 ' ?t-a?. While clouds uf swiiUnv.^. Ijlitue with vonth, In tt:t mi!i U-ht =^il »inli»- w.tb, .i Cnliri inoimuitc'? :l--cl:'-'l u i t i i ntiny ifr^-n A'nifve tiiy -Aheat-ntdaiiis :ire pi*'ii. Slo\rly tli« rivulet's nubble? ;ias9 Thr^ii^ti ttiia - erau^red blidv- (if Bun-\vaiia [^a«f: "i'hc oak-wreath on the altar He 0 , With tiiilk and honey, rike and %vine: And liamlet folk n*-neitth its ?muk.-, \Vh«»bf pjjlai- iihiely Boars tb*- .-ki°e vVith sladsoiiie feel and i-iiroli- svvdtt Circling, iraietUe spring divine. When Antnmn'a yellntv l*£!:n*"S of pbores And quiet, sultr;- harve»l-tinif-- In field? tb-oE^'h wblcU thi- eickl 1 ^ ptoree. Acdcrimeoninii^rybards-neara its prime, Coui'f a iiympii out nf tli-.- wo"d, Wherft amber elories a ift .-md cro«f, And apples sleep "n irold^n inosf: WLoe che^k, flushed dark with 0,?ep ?i l .-.ntied blond, (;lou-n, jiadDK dmvn beneath arrown Of Hiil-Joweri! Btreakfd with yellow and brown; Et.-il !iks Arabia'stuili^ht. lulled In ^arrn'-nt? rich a? tian-re^" sold: Still i^t-n where "nwod the slumbrous ray; Until th»- hroad sun down the bay Has ilipp*d in chasm: 1 of ciMiIini; day: Then 60^15 oamfllow windxfar. To ^liti» in ^liiameriui: roofeii-cave Bt-sid- tbe lone. Injurious wave, Besidv ber dusk twjd splendid fctar. Tlie Deliehtfal OctnS F-oiu the Spectator. All of the varieties of cacti berj: fruit, which is valued by the Indians for food. They also cook the fieshy leaves of the prickly pear when young, which are said to rese'mble string beans" in flavor. The Indians also use the head of the tnaguey, or century plant for ftxKl. It is found everywhere in tbe territory, and is cultivated for revenue in llexico. It contains a large amount of saccharine matter. The century hypothesis in regard to its blooming is a myth, however, long since exploded. Instead "f requiring a hundred years to attain maturity and blossom, the plant blossoms in seven years from making its first appearance. It then die s, its mission is ended. The A l!nnei* anil n Hi£H. "I liii-t- i)r'):iL'lit vo::r (iinr.or. father," A« -·:- :m-.k fr':n hT arim a k-jltie _ ^Aa.! !-i-.nl Iwsl'.iniUKlW. t So i \Vi!l ^iV VO-l till?." Am! -:;"'^ iiM to'il-vvorn furheid, !:-:·;:'. aehiUash kiss. Th.-rtlark.-ruitl! t;iok oT h i ^ a p r n D .'·i:(i dineil in liajijiv rcnod. -VV'.irKl-riaj l:i;tL-h n' u liie ^^-.or Hid in ill? lilMilfilf 1 fn-id. tV.'iiiy all aljiji:: Iiini -.V'-re visions F u l l u f urnplivtii: Miss: B:-.t he ni-.-er thu::flit i;f t-.» made la !:is little tlau^hter'9 kiss. ^Vii:.ii' -:,e -.vitii f;pr lirtle sninginir Mfcrriij- irutlj:t'i away, Srtoppiai: at Myiit of a tvtjuirrel. i. a.c!i:a^ mum- v.-iM lurd's lay. And I thuu-.-ht linn- nianv a ilia'ilii:" Of lift- Ulu\ f^tr wp v. 0:1 It! mi^-, H al-.uiyt; unr frsijral !:nnt-ri Wer-r s'*asouv(i \vitij :i kiss. Orisins or the Custom or«Scal!ir2, From Il-ie lielena IXunt. Indenp^ntie^t. Hundreds of years ngo--perhaps thousand--when the Indians were all one tribe and under oue great chief, a dispute arose- in the tribe as to who should become ciiiei'. the o!d chief havinjr 'lieil without leaving a sea to succee'tl him. There were two nrir.cjpal aspirants for the chieftaincy, aad each of them hail n- strong following. The dispute ended in- dividing the triue anu in war. Previous- to this time scalping -was unknown, ay- there were no enemies to scalp, the land? being occupied by only one people. Peace was never made between the tv.-o factions. The chief of one fide had a beautiful daughter, and oue of the leadins: warriors was a suitor for ber baud. The chief, a» a condition to consenting to give his daughter to her warrior lover, required; him. to kilt the ehief of the opposing: tribe (his old-tiine rival for the chieftaincy), ami to bring him proof of the acf- The warrior accepted the condition. It- was many lont miles to tlie camp of th enemy, and the snow was deep, but he immediately set out upon hU mission- After laying in wait near the enemy's camp for days and undergoing great suf- ferini from tbe fctreoe cold without having an opportunity of carrying out his plan, he finally, one nijht, hbldlr entered tbe cnrnp, -walked into the sreat leaves, which are rteshyand stiff, with j chiefs lodge, slew him, and, cutting off -- - - j t jj thorns, branch Ms iiead to take back with him ;is proof, thin edge?, covered wii from the root in long lances, srrowing to the height of three or four feetT The center of the plant consists of a large head. sometimes like a cabbage. From this springs a pale, eight to twelve feet high. which branches near the top, Iwaring a yellow flower. The Indians prepare the Lead for food by resting in an oveu made of stones sunk in the srronnd. We bad an opportunity to taste a piece of the maguey so prepared, and-iound it delicious. sweet and nutritious, tasting very much like old-fasiiinned home-made molasses caudy. If that was a specimen morsel the Indians deserve no sympathy on the score of their tliet, as it was really a luxury. The juice of the plant is also converted into^irup^ud a fermented drink called tiaein. by the Indians, aod tbe Mexicans distil it making an intoxicating; liquor called macat We also tested this liquor burned on an omelet, and found it as good S3 brandy for that purpose. In its natural state, nnbnrnt, it has a strong smoky taste, resembling Scotch whisky. Many useful articles are made from the fiber of the magnev, ropes and erenpaprr having been manufsctnred from it- Froa tbe Psll Kill Gazette. A mania for tbe erection of statues of dimensions such as tbe world has never seen before seems to have seized on the two rival countries of the Continent. The statue of tbe Republic in the Place iiu Chateau d'Eean was displayed to public he started to return to his own people. The ne.tt morning tlie murder was discovered: also the mnrderers tracks in the SCO-.T and drops of Moot! which had fallea trom the dead chieftain's captured head. Two hundred warriors started in pursuit of the murderer. Tbey almost overtook him, and he could hear them on his track- He was almost tired out, and tbe dead; chiefs head was growing heavv, vet he straggled on wiOi'it tbronsa the" snow and culd. determined not to relincuish. the proof which would win for bim liis bride. The pursuers pressed him so at length be tbrew away even- weight but his tfopby- They finally gained on the weary brave so fast teat it seemed he must either relinquish his prize or be captured, which, of course, would he death. Whipping- out his rude knife (it was before tbe time- of steel knives among the Indians) he hurriedly (stripped off the scalp from the- dead man's head and sped ou. Thuslight- ened of his load he made his own camp in safety, the scalp was accepted as sufficient proof that he had fulfilled his mission, the old chief no longer withheld his consent, and the bright-eyed daughter of the f ores: became his own. Thus originated the custom of scalping among the_American Indians. Male and Female Sawker*. From the Pal) Mall Gaze'ie. The great anil ancient controversy" wut tlie evils of smoking lias broken out afresh in the columns of the .Varniny Post, sod this tirae in combination with nation, will be presented ia a short time to the Americans, This w:ll be at leasi 150 feet in height, and it will suntl upon a pedestal of the ssme hei-ht at the entrance "f tJie harbor'of" "»w York, to' welcome emigrants to their new home. Sewtnc na Bellen. The immense estate left by Isaac M ( Singer, of sewing machine fune, while i Iscter a 'social ?njoyment.' by the way r-- "because he cannot remain more than an hour without his favorite, and I mnv sav his only, pleasure." ToJay an indicnarit chanspiuu of tbe rusle ?es caps this Horv ly that of a female offender who "is a cigaretfe and cigar consumer, voun:: antl hanilsi'tne. but "far from cffeniiniitJ': ei- tremely pood in Viv saddle, and better still .-.t febt lsrin~: her bsbr left for her , , - Uringiug bappinws in some quarters, I nn TM*' . or "«*bacd to tate care of. while- is caosinc trouble and sorrow in others. sh « slts reading novels and smoking John A Sing-r, one cf the heirs, who re- wdsf This is an Wjoality of the sews, ceived S500.00U. is in a cosrtroverEv wMi n3 « 1 - TM **"* pntlogynist championR his wife, who is aided and abetted V her ! b * ve ! " Ue dreaned. ami which, we may father, over tbe control and management t »sn-ne. ··»·? « "«* desire, of the household. The famUj residence is j - -·-- --at Kamontl take, nu and recently when A»UMI» «« Bamua Bnacne*. Mr. Singer was absent on a visit W »w The conmnsers of banaaas -sill do _· v - »:f e «" 1 ,ch» J l«n disappeared, to inspert tht froit VfT-n« wtin^it. lest »nd their hiding place has not aince been i tbev mav have stranie thine? ' puroped dliopvered. The bnsbaod chances that his fj-^nUi f j r s.Kiam-.hs." A fruit tfeaJei ia faoilT were spirited away by his father- Etaira fmind a number of curious little inJaw, and has appealed to the coartt- aniinals ia a bench of bananas from -Ta- maio»- An etaminatjon in the center of the biiach. ia it waf an aaimal resemblinc though different from it in nmny resj^rts. The vounc otieji are nwupe-colrjred.- -witji larjr? tiright -eves, and their Uils we Inlly TheawUrtTi.«or ith i2nti!?uiilT lure*, !UTO- Hesavn be ba« srient nearly $100.WO upon his wife's family, and that this new more is tie rwnjt of an attempt * extort siore XDQmey from him. Tna tt* lxmO"S World. TJiehemton tb? Crotiafnt thinc tremendous daring tbe pant ·»-«*. rann.i*Tekfin-*ot.in«M nn imiinil Htr " Tn the Kirl'i H-fichw g np -cmly in ^nd -when tlicj trnt ti^ iofctD-mocl*- -wan ijrr-ncly M-f-m-**(!. err. Tbf ymnc "!)··« tat "n h"T nil "'] «Vtii. -cf -rtiy not. "Tni Tnii 5f yfo life-c -- tirn i! *lii3 7.01 j)"t.-tT«m In- yen 'Vt* intiHt WIT tl ntu in «!urr!':^ ··· JHa 1 usb. iw 1 Vtivt- 10 r j u i : 'I'V-'I-'-tiff-'k.'" 7tJ ti't tt-Jir ' -l:' : lif* Itiivf cl'-liTf'l Jifll IDOTf (T'lp^j'-l'-lT iTfrtii tb" t l ttint bp «·»·· j'^tinr, aainotiy f^ V- hi* inlHiit.iLrj-". tbiai Irj- tb-is f Trolj- TcrriMe. '·I'm " hi t J,''"ijlT. tiluil it THIS 1f In- irt th«i ni!T(.i' i ^ff im"Uifr'« f'i:|fr}f". us oft «n imjiu!iiiiMe us nf fitirif 1-1 tin- Tnt "Ac, 1 , iint trr"«. V e]»'nli«'r»," 1 r'-ijr-}i f i f l ^ * - lT" :1 iliTJ',. t)n r hi- 1fi(" Al-f'lt.C T - ' I J I j f !-b'ialiJ take Tij;i,-c f-'ifrdw )"lid tn n r n i ' ! in-. r.ul tin- -purrm. JTif--1f*iKl (if n'i'ilr".- ; fc»rn'. nrjly Vi"kr r 3 M i l l ' - yiutii; iri'ir, ln:»rn.h f"l n 1hn-. U' if "Oh. T"'.. 1 ljti"«- till 11m!.. I.ix7.ii-." to TTtn-" iii«.i.in'--iIt;,-, uiO Him f-uifl Tiilli tin- l i m i ' l , nritu:,'"] ci-nntuc. ' I'Ul jirifcrt i-C'rfijiti.'ti:;- · ilK-ri-'slhc urniy wtirm." "«-[iKfill*J'-WTjV'-l. II". TV-IT «'- -Khlrt OT]» thfltiirl-i -hi f-'irij-nur-Ii'r: -Wi1 l i M i».c] · - nuin^lT. u 7)V-iirHt.1 i.::p.'ly '.I-n fl'iTUf fri'trt ItTI'l '-TVJIiTV ·« fhr niirJL :··· K ' - i n ' T : v i 11 .. .* 'L:j LU-. ji jif-Tt't'ti }·· ! I - c '",'·-.-· ·- .'i ' - - \ V h f - n !·'· 'i-.' j - i j l K T;^:-'.],; '':wt.. r'-n TT The 7C ( -7'«r 1.:'.- r ', "!!·'· K" ; -'";iirj r-apltn"] , TI.-I-TI ~\y ('-i_v ' - - L I K I rr'-''t ·"* tiat this i-- "oly ffjlciiuiiil. I Enfl ;c tfs- i-htll.

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