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"i nate neter played the hypocrite ttlth yon, Iris. I have never Pretended tH f Irtnes which I do not possess, so "ttttshl too not speak to me, 1 have Sbmetfilng more to sav, and then I shall flSver Speak to yon any more. Hnshl Let ta« collect my thoughts. 1 cannot find t he Wbftls. I canuot- Walt —wait I Oh I" She sat down nnd burst into sobbings mm moanlrtRS, But only for rv minute. Then she Sprang to her feet again nnd unshed •baeklne tears. "Time for crying," she saldi "When all is done. Harry. listen carefully! these are my last words. You Will never hear from me, any more. You must manage your own life in your own #ay, to save it or to Spoil It; I will • never inore bear any part In it. 1 am going back to England, alone. I shall elve up your iaatne and I shall take my marten name again, or soma other. I slm I live somewhere quietly where you will not discover ^ the.. ( But perhaps you will not look for W "I Will not," he said. "1 owe you so mtieh. 1 will not look for yon." , "As regards this money whloli I have obtaiued for you un-ler false' pretenses, otttot the fifteen thousand pounds for ' -which you were Insured, flve thousand have been paid to my private account. I shall restore to the Company all that m "Goo'd heavens, Iris, yon will be prose- anted oh a criminal charge." 1 Shall If That will m-itler little, provided I make reparation. Awsl .Who shall make reparation—who shall "tune— for .the blooil-spillltigf For all things else Iu this world we may make what we *• ..._.-. ,.... ..... /«« »t.n pnlllintr nr else in mis wonu »« um.» im*i**. ""•*- -: call atonement, but not for the spilling of 111 nnd " "You mean this? You will deliberately °"1'mean every word. I will do nothing and say nothing that will betray yon. But the money that 1 can restore, I will restore. So help me God.'" With stream- lug eyes she raised her hand and polutetl Her husband bowcil his head. She went to her own room and packed a glugle box with necessary things. Unen she called the housemaid and In formed her that she had been suiuinoued to returu suddenly to England: she mustrench Brussels atleast that evening. The woman brOUirhta porter who carried her box to the station; aud Iris left Louvuln—and her husbaud—lor eyerl CHAPTER LVI.—-THE DOA1IU OF DIIIECTOBS. A Board Meet! UK ot the Royal Unicorn Life Insurance Company had been specially convened. "I submit, Mr. Chairman," said one- anil ho was a barrister—"that the Company knows nothing; at all about Lady Harry Norland. We have had to deal with the lirm of Erskine, Mans Held, Denham & Co., of Lincoln's luii Fields, aud a most respectable tlrm, loo. On their rep~ resentntlous we paid ihe money. It it can be ascertained that wo have boon detrauil- ed we must look to them, if we have to prosecute uuybody, It must be that respectable Urm." , , ."Good," said the Chairman. At this moment n card was brought In. It was that of Air. Krskiuc himself, senior partner iu tho very linn. Ho cume iu. old, eminently respectable, but s'iinken. Ho wus greatly shaken. "Gentlemen," he mild, nervously, "I hasten to bring you a communication,, a most extraordinary couimuuiciillou, which I have just received. It Is nothing loss than a confession—a full confession— from a person whom 1 had every reason to believe was dead. It-is from Lord Harry;. Norland." '. , /,/ / .'•• "Pray read It." the chairman sttld. . ••Gentlemen," the lawyer read, "You will bo surprised and pained to lent))' that I am uot—as you were given to understand, —dead; but, on the other lutud, living aud In the enjoyment of rude health. 1 see no reason wuy my life should not he prolonged to three score years aud ten. Tlie claim, therefore,- Which you sent, in to the Royal Uuicoru Life Insurance Company was' fraudulent. It was the resul} of a deep- aid conspiracy. You' Iritve-uettfl. made the Innocent accomplice o£ a great! My wife, who now knows the whole truth, is most anxious for restiuitiou : t(j be made. She is about to restore that portion ot tlie money which lies in hot- name:. The rent will be Hun »bnek by inys-'lt, on certain conditions. - .','. In uoiiiiiiunicali.ii! the fact of my •being still nlivi; to iho head ot my family you will iiliMsu also to inform him 'that, I'.utit tiiorlze thedi.-icuutiuimuceof thu premium) This will save Hie ,family Km :i yjuM This will be u solatium to him tor the fact that his lirothur still lives to di.sgr.ico thq name, if I should dm before the next premium is dm- 1 order my huirs uoc to claim the money. I remain, gentlemen, your obedleut servant, „„„..„.,...„„ 1 rlAlUtl jNOHLAM*. , "The premiii'ii, which n.ioiiiit liuve.bueii paid under ordinary circumstances," said the secretary, "wasduo six weekago. Ihe policy has thcreforj expired." -.{• "He will not be .caught." observed the; Chairman. "The letter is from too cool -a hand. He has prepared a retreat. -I <livr« suy by this time he Is in .some safe and convenient disguise. We are nuly concerned-are we not?—for the moment with the lady. She has- received .tht> ijionpy from you. We paid it to you.on your representations." ,- . ''"i "Observe," said the .lawyer, "that the - moment she learns the truth she hastoUs to make restitution." ' , "Humph!" snld the Director, turning over Lord Harry's letter so that the lawyer should uot be able to read the contents. "Have you seen her!"''- • •'..", "I have uot. I expect to do so -before long. She will certainly call unou.-nie. ' "She will be Ill-advised,"saUMhBt/halr- man, "If she calls upon anybody - Just at present. Well, sir, r confess 1 am sorry—every member of this board would be sorry—to see that ludy placed ,in the dock beside her husband."' 1 '-; ^i"..' "In the Intercstsof tlieuobTefamtVjr concerned, I hope that neither otjtliejjf. will be placed in the dock." •,•••• ' "VVcare much obliseil'.ta you,', sir. tor your prompt action. It Is. of Course, only what we should have i-xpeotoa-ot yuiu firm. Meantime, rememberthiit the claim was made by your, thut'iyotiToteived the money, ami-bin we wilLffiomraunicate with you In a few days. 7 , The Secretary Wrote such a letter as was " _Bua"°steJ. By return of posj, a check was seutTsigned by one Willi'um Liuville, for the sum of eight thousand pounds. The Company had, therefore, recovered thirteen out of IHteeu.tlioiisaml pounds. Ihe Secretary had another interview with Mr. Erskine, the result of which wns that the Company recovered the ''remaining two thousand pounds. • Everv linn of solicitors contains Its own secrets' and keeps them. Therefore, wo need not inquire whether it was intended that this money should be paid by the firm or by the noble family to which Lord Harry Norland belonged.-' It is, however, certain that a few : days afterwards Mr. Hugh Mount joy called at the office and had a long conversation with .the senior partner, ami that he left behind him « very big check, ~~ CHAPTER LVII.—A REFUGE. It was all over. Iris had sent In her money. She was in asmall lodging found for her bv 1'iirtiiy Mere, who called her cousin. She^tayed-indoors all day long, afraid of stlnring abroad: afraid to read the papers; afraid that her husband was arrested on the charge of conspiracy, and fraud; afraid that some kind of hue aud cry mlaht be out after her. Therefore, w|ien she heard a manly step on the'stair, she started aud turned pale, expecting nothing short of «u armed laua- seuner ot the law. She never was In this daiujur for a single miuuio, but conscience made u coward ot her. .. The step was that of Hugh Mountjoy. "I found you out." he said, "by means of Faui'.y. The girl kuew that she was safo in letting'me know your secret. Why are you in coueeulnieulf ,, . ""i'ou cann'ol know all, oryou would not *"'Viio know all; and again I ask, why are you In concealment?" ' "Bueause- Oh. lliighl spare mo." "1 know all, which is the reusou why I canuot choose but como to see yon. Come out of thtoipoor place; resume your own name. There Is no reason why you should not. You were not present at I'ossy when this conspiracy was hatched: you gotlut-re after the funeral. You, naturally, wont to iee tlio family solicitors. Iris, what has the conspiracy to do wlili your it will bo observed that Hugh had uot read the let IT wriltou to the directors of tho company. .,, "Dti you know about the mouoyt" "Certainly. YOU sent back all that you could—uve thousand pouuds. Thutshow- edyour owu innocence." "Hugh, you know that I am guilty." '•TliV'WOiUl will thluk that you are i«uo- ceui. At any rate, you can como out «ud go about wltiiout fear. Tell we, whature y °"i' have no. plans, I ouly Vfaut to hide iny bend, somewhere." , . "Ve». We will' talk about that presently. Meantime, I buve some news for you." "Novvs? ^v"hat newsi 1 " "Keully good news. I have to tell yoa * thlua vvblcb will surprise vou." "(fopd uevvs? What good jiews is there *.%H IlinV" husbaud h«H »eut buck the wUole To the iHBiuiiuce. Q(- lle \vroto twg le^'rft^lHBrBBHaMiHrpVit^atUB^thMr aMnst th« mwycrS fdr ttte recovery ot tire mOnty, b'nt I hat they nSvS ilo'thlnfr 0 do either With ybfl of With Iwrtl fiJr?y Norlaoa.. thit I* ft dlfUctflt point, Wft*e>er. SoYlttlrffdy.ftsKm*, MS eo»- jNiiWea. w is golffR te eoMpontifl, ft fel- wjfi ids not UndafstsmTexa-ctiy What thft ftteftns, or Whftt dread f n! Conwquenccl BMght ftlloW: but 1 ftm ftsfinreifl by, the Iftfr.verg.tnftt We need apprehend nothing If Is'heated S profound 8lel>. VTWgft be Is «afe»" she Snld. , ., w "yofttW6k6f film first," saltt Hugh, font ftwaV, out of the conn try,' hcwr to come bJiftk any mote. The wore Important thing 18 that you should he safe from him. As .to? the doctor—but I cannot spenk of the flOctor with common pntlenc^ Let him be left to the .end which fllwayg awaits such men. It Is to he hoped that he will netef. wherever he goes, feel himself in safety." "I am safe," fcafn 1 trls. ''hot only fftmi inv husband, but from -What else beside f You know What 1 mean. You tneAn that I att well An my husband, am safe from that Oli! the fear of ft has never left me ^rUe'vcr for one mofnent. You tell me Sat I am safe from public rllsirnCe, and I relolcp-when I might to slak Into .the earth with simmel" She eovefed her face ^'frM?Wknow what tott haveaotie. ^4 ulnn know wliv von did It. What heed We tev more> Tlio' thing Is finished and done ^ y th Set ns nevef agftltt alltide tblt. Th« auestlon now Is, wlirtf will yon do nextf ^Tonotk'now.'lhavepot Fanny Mere With mo. Mrs. Vlnipatly Is al»o nnxloua to live with me. I am rich. Indeed, since I have two falthfnl dependents and one fri »It?Kich wealth, Iris, yott Will always he rich. Now listen seriously. I have a villa In the country. It Is fur away from Lon' dou. In the Scottish Lowlniids-qiille put Of the Way—remote even from tourists and travelers, it Is a Very lonely place, but a pretty house, with a Ri'eat garden belili d and a stretch of Band and seashore in front. There one may live completely isolated. I offer you that villa for your residence. Take it; live iu It ns long ns jou "No", no. I must not acccept such a 8 "You must, Iris—you ahull. I ask It of you ns a proof ot friendship and nothing more. Only, I fear that you will get. tired of the loneliness." "No, no," she snld. "I cannot get tired of loneliness! It is all I want." ."There Is no society at all." "Society? Society for me?" "I BO to the neighborhood sometimes for fishing. You will let me cull upon y °"Who else has such n right?" "Then you will accept my olTer?" "I feel that I must. Yes, Hugh; yes, with deepest gratitude." The next dav she went down by tho night-mail to Scotland. With her traveled Mrs. Vimpauy aud Fanny Mere. IfiW* Always r**ftrd«a I«sfc#6tirp»d<rafotlt. m, tf»6 ftetlOft of her life 6f #hl6h She hM tftdSt rBM6n to lie jUhAlBed. Sho* tftat yotl fotWe Aft—when yott hftve forgive* ftet^tafl when Jon hiwe hetperl her in the Warmth nun strength of you* lots to drive *4e out Of yottt thoughts 'o'lJ 8 ^ „ . It l« twdyearl after the mrrtde* o ttfttr* Norland, the last event connected With this history. Joy the She'»»B aeeompAnlect by her friend andjnald— the Womnti Whose fidelity to he* hftd beiSn So abundantly proved- and Mrs. Virnpany, Wh6 acted as hotise- . CHAPTER LV11I.—THE INVINCIDLES. The proceedings of Lord Hurry lifter ha hud sent off thnt check were most remarkable If he had Invited—actually courted —Whnt followed, he could uot have ucteil He left London and crossed overtoDiib- "kiTlved there, lie went to a small hotel entirely frequented by Irlsli-Auiericnua aud their friends. It wns suspected of being the principal place of resort of the In- vluclbles. It wus known to be a house entirely given up to the Nationalists. He made no attempt to conceal Ills name. He entered the hotel, greeted the landlord cheerfully, saluted the head waiter, ordered his dinner nnd took no' notice of the gntlen. looks with which ho was received or the scowls which followed him about the coffee-room where half a dozen meu were sitting and talking, for the most part in whispers. He slept there that night. •••'••.. The next day, still openly and as If there was nothing to fear, eitlier'from .England or from Ireland, he walki'd to ihe station and took bis ticket, paying no attention to what all the worjd might have seen and understood—that he was watched.-. .When he had taken his ticket two nieu'immedl; ately afterwards took tickets for tlie same ••place. The pliire where he wns going was that part of Kerry where the Inviuci- bles had formerly assassinated Arthur Mountjoy. The two men who followed him—who took their tickets for tho same place— who got Into the same carriage with him —were two members of that same fraternity. It is Well known that he who Joins that ,bodj5.and afterwards leaves it. or diso -its order, or is supposed to betray its secrets, incurs the penalty of ><Dn the unexpected arrival of Lord Harry at this hotel,'-there-had been hurriedly called together a meeting of those meiiir bers then In Utibjiu. It was resolved that the traitor must -be removed. Lois were cast, mid the lot .fell uppn ono who remembered past acts of'kiudhess done by Lord Hurry to his owu.people.' He would falu have been spared -tliis business, but the rules of the society are imperative. He must obey. t ':'•"••• It Is the practice of the society when • murder IIILS been resolved upon to appoint a second man, whose duty It Is to accompany the miirdejpr.aud to see that he exe- fiitan II!H t.ilttfc. *-.-. . After ft decent ittief val, Hugh Mbuntjoy joined her. She was now, a widow. She understood very *rtl what he wished to say, and she anticipated him. She Informed him that nothing «ottld ever Induce her to become the wife of any other man .after her degradation. Hugh received this intimation without a remark, He reitialtted In the neighborhood, how- eter, calling upbii her frequently and offering no word o{ love. But he became necessary to her. The frequent visits became daily; the afternoon visits were paid in the morning! the visitor stayed all day. When thu. time came for Iris to yield, aud he lett the house no more, there seemed to be'nobhabfte. But still they continued their retired lite, and now t do not think they wilt ever change it agalo, Ana then happened the last event which the chronicler has to relate. It began In the morning With' a letter, Mrs. Vlmpauy received it, She knew the handwriting, started, and hid It quickly In her bosom, As Boon as she could get away to heir she opened and read It. "Good and Tender Creature—t ascertained, a good while ago, thinking that probably I might have to make tuls kind of'application to you, whore you were living and with Whom. It wns not difficult) I only had to connect you With Mr. Hugh Mountjoy nnd to flnd out where he lived. I congratulate you on being so well able to take cnre ot yourself. You are probably settled for life in a comfortable home. I feel as happy about It as If I had myself contributed to this satisfactory result. I have no intention Of making myself more disagreeable than I am obliged to do. Necessity, however, knows no law. You will understand me when I tell you that I have spent all my money. I do lot regard the manner In which the money nts been spent, but the fact that It has all none. This It is which cuts me to the "I have also discovered that the late lamented Lord Harry, whose death I myself liave the greatest reasons to deplore, played me a scurvy trick In regard to certain sums of money, Tho amount for which ho wns Insured was not less than £1C,000. The amount as ho stated it to me wus ouly £1000. Iu return for certain services rendered «t a particular juncture 1 was to receive the half of the insurance money. I «**&« t«a wnofe.tilftftt lOftg. in the foiji-' ln« teHS-pest she na I Men aa olnjrti 6! the WfMh Of JMavSn abotit to fall ««CB flaol'e npon her mlstreSS. _. 4 ^ , S'lS was wrOnfL The to-nth ot HeAvfin fell npor, one far more gilllty. In the morning, with the ebbtfig tide. K dead body w«* found lasWrt to thepoBtao one of the utimdlngnets in the Solway. It wns recognised byTIugh, who wont ontio look at \"> nad found it was the body of Whetlier he wai on hit way buck to Annan, ot whether he Intended to call at the vllln thill evening Inslead of mVKt morfllng. no one Can fell. HI* wife shed tear*, but they were tears of relief. The taan wns buried as 2 a stranger. Hugh kept liw counsel. Mrs. VtmpanvtmttnS lette* In the flr8. Neither orthem thought It wise to disturb the mind of Iris by any mention Of the man. Some days later, however, Mrs. Vlmpany eame downstairs in ft W To IrisMook of Interrogation ahe replied calmly, "Yes. IheTtfd the other day. He 18 dead. Is it not better-even for him, perhaps—that he should be dead!'He can do no more wickedness; h* 4an bring misery into no more households. He is *lrl« mad* n6 reply. BetteMSettejf (ar-f that he Was Head. But how fthe had been delivered from this mAn, to What hew dan* gers she had been exposed, she knew not, and will never know. . . L . She has One secret—and only one—which she keeps from her husbitnd.^ln her desk she preserves a lock ot Lord Harry's hair. Whyf I kboW not. Blind Love doth never Wholly die. tt ««A*ft AtOfrfc IS fftfti**^ tft>bn Deilth stroliea . A happy child 6f eoldftti Kntr, Sat «M««e irt lit Ifttls (Shaft 1 . Its rosy lips «ore W8 ffOM Jfllle A little j)n« h«*r Ma cnlld. Down Ifttefiea as ft »«pnet]J mjig, So Iflftana clest the ttttslc i*ttg, cntes his task. f. ; ''. , In the afternoon, about an hour before sunset, the train arrived at-the station where Lord Harry was to get down. Ihe station-master recognized him, and touched his hat. Then he saw the two other meu get down a,fter him, and ho turned P ""!'will leave my portmanteau," said Lord Harry, "l^the cloak-room. It will be called for."r' '" ' Afterwards tlie station-master • remem- oeren inese worns. ijorunarry ma not s&y "I will call for^t," but "H will be called for." Omiuous:'words. . The weiither'Wiis cOld: a drizzling rain fell: the day, was drawing In. I/IIM Hurry left tlutestutipn and s tin-led »H h quick step alaSa the road, which stretched across a dteary.tiesolate piece of coun- tr T'hetwomen walked after him. One presently quickened his step, leaving the. second man twenty-yards behind. The station-muster looked after them till he could see them no longer. Then ho shook his head and returned to his of- fl< Lord Harry walking along the road knew that the two mefl.--w.ere following him. Presently he became'.aware that ono ot them was quickening Ills-pace. • : He walked on. Perjinps his cheeks, paled nud his llfA-Aywe set close, and because he knew tftji,t.ii« WJis his The'steps behlifd him apm-onched faster •^faster.' L'lrd'HaiTy ne'v,^ even tiiniod his head. The man wns c.ose behind him, Tlio man was beside him. ' , "Mickey O']iMyuuit!s."»aidLord Hat- '"ilBa— traitor you are," said the ra "YoUrVrjeuds>heInvlnc.,lbles told you tli-at, Mi'dkey. Why, do you think I don't know, man, what you are here for? WellK ho stopped. "1 urn unarmed. You have not a revolver iu your hand—the hand behind your back. What are you stopping for?"--i »•• "1 cannot," said the man. "You must, Mickey O'Flynn—you must; or it's murdered you'll be yoursel/," said Lord Harry, coolly. "Why, man.'tis but 10 lift your hand. And then you'll be » m urderer for life. I am another-we slml boUibe.murderers.then. Why don't you '"By"' ' . I cannot!" said Mickey. He held the revolver behind him, but he did not lift his arm. ' IJIsi'eyesstared; ms> mouth was open; the horror of the murderer was upon mm before the murder was committed. Thou *,iL§okl" he cried. "Look behind you, m £ord C Harry turned. Tho second man was uibn' him. He bent forward and peer- '"ArtmirMo'untjoy'smurderer!" he cried, and sprang at bjs throat. One, two, three shots rang out in the eve'uFnValr. Those who heard them in tlie roadside cabin, at tho railway station ofl the road, shuddered. They knew the meaning of those shots. One moro murder to load the soul of Ireland. But Lord Harry lay dead iu the middle The Bucoud man got up and felt at his CLIVL LUU HltlL UL miv lunuii.ubu utuiib.,. ~ ouly received £2.000, consequently there is HUH duo to me the sum of £5,500. This Is a Inrge lump of money. But Mr. Mountjoy la, I believe, a wealthy man. He will, doubtless, see the necessity ot paying this money to me without further question or delay. "You will, therefore, seek his presence —he 1» now, I hear, at homo. You may read to him anv part' of this letter that you plousc, ami you will let him know that I am in earnest. A man with empty pockets cunuot choose but bo iu earu- "Ho may very possibly object. "Very good. In that case you will tell him that «fraud has beo.u committed, In connection with which I am prepared to make n full confession. I consented, on the deutlrnt my patient, and at the earnest entreaty of Ixml Harry Norland, to represent the dead man us his lordship. I then went awnv. resolvtutz to .bavo iinth- mg moro to ao mm tlio further villainy which I believe vms carried on to the obtaining of the whole amount for which ho was insured. . "The murder oILord Harry Immediately afterwards ciiuse4the company to drop their intended proseoitiou. i shall reveal to them the present residence of his widow, aud shall place Wj evidence at their disposition, whatcvet happens. I shall make the facts of public. This done, nothing can hurtue; wh'lle whether the Public Prosecutor Intervenes or not, neither Mr. Hugh Suiintjoy nor his wife cuu ever show theiruce 10 the .world again. .. "Tell Mr. Mountjoy, I »ny, whatever von please, except that 1 am joking; You must not tell him tliiit. I shall call to-morrow morning, and stol expect to flnd the business as good aslnne. She read the letter ngnin. Two things were obvious, nrst, that he had no clue of the. restltuiSon; and, next, that he had no Idea of the evidence against him for the murder of t\» Dune. She resolved to communicate ti« latter fact only. She was braver now tt» n she • had been formerly. She saw mph clearly that the way ot the wicked manli uot always so easy for him. -.'' If he knew that his crime con!4 be brought home to him; that he: wcuUoer- talnly be charged 'with mtirdft ft he "Kai'tb " ho said, "I thought I was murdered outright. Come, Mkk, lot us drug him iolhe roadside." They did so, and then, with bout heads and slouched huts, they mode their way iicrosa country to another station, where they-'woultt'.uot .bo recognized as the two who had followed Lord Harry dow tho Two mountedimen of the Conbii-bulary rodenlontfau hour later and found the oody lylmj where It had been left. Tiley searched the pockets. They found a purse with a few sovereigns; the por- UUliof a ludy—the murdered man's wifo T-a sealed' envelope- addressed to Hugh Mdiltttjoy, Kscil, care of his London hotel; uHtl U caiii-caso; nothing of auy iuinorl- """uUs Lord Hurry Norland.," said oue 'jTn Jwlid lord—to hus mat Ms end at 1U The letter to Iris was brief. It Bald: "i'ufewclll 1 am going to meet the deaiU-or one who Is called u Traitor i J the Ctuiw,'.- 1 am the TruUor ol a Omisu lav Hlghl*. May HIM oud ,th>t to already plotted Bf'i'uS'tw aceeiit&l as Un ulouomeutl KorSvc me, Irlsl '^f ftfuf of mo as kiudly as-yolrcttii. IJutlchaige you-it is uiy latesUword—moum uot for oue who hu» done his best to uoJsou y°«f !lt « """ *° tulu.jWj.4r tspul." . . Iu th\> other letter he said: "I know the uttoctlou you have always enteMjitued f°i' !''*• s "e w"' lt! 'L y° tt tellu' y$u'u6tljlug wOout berlwte liusband, thluk ^tUe-njiioi'^tt (iud t)ou vyi'l not be «I'pujr. Komuuibev tUut whatever she lias UotlftWiHUlQUB |ui U»9 UMd W uiy lusMKtt- • ^he ou«Mlo v have mivrrw you in- r ttn. T . -•• IV UC . UU«IK CU »ri^.. u....^... -. wo dared to show himself, or if ho afjCed tor money, he would aesist. Before.' suA a danger the most hardened vlllalu wo«d She also understood that It was deslrv. ble to hide from him the nature of the ev, dence and'-the name of the only wltneft.. against him. She-would calmly tell him\ what would happen, and bid-hlm begone, ' or take the consequences. - . Yet even if be were driven off ho would return. She would live henceforth Incou- tinual npprehousiou of his return. Her tranquillity was gone. ... ,,.i, . Heuvensl That a map should nave such power over the lives ot others! She passed the most wretched day of ner whole life. She saw In anticipation the happiness ot that household broken up. She pictured his comlns, but she could uot Picture his departure. For she had never seen him baffled and defeated. He would come in, big, burly, with his farmer-like manuer; confident, bnUying,' masterful. He would ask her what she had done; he would swear at her when he learned that she had done nothing; he woitld'throw-hlmself Into the most comfortable chair, stretch out his legs, and.or- der her to go and fetch Mr. Mountjoy. Wottld she be subdued by btm as of old? Would she Hud the courage t<> .stand Jip to him? For the sake of Iris—yes. Vat tlm.snko of the man who had been so kind to her—yes. . ••; ' : ,, In the evening the two women—Mrs. Vimpany and Fanny—were seated In the housekeeper's room. Both had work In their laps; neither was doing any work. The autumnal day bad been boisterous; the wind wus getting higher. . "What are you .thinking of?" asked "•''iVas thinking of my husband, If he were to come back, Fanny—It he were to threaten—" ,, "You would loose my tongue—you would let me speak." ,,, . , ., "Yes: for her sake. I would have shielded him onco—If I could. But not now. I know, ut last, that there is no single good thlii«le£t In him." . "You have heard from him, I saw tho letter this moruluu iu the box. . Iknew the handwriting. I have been waiting for you to speak." , . "Hushl Yes.Famiy; I Imve heard from him. Ho wants money. He will come here to-morrow inonilug, and will threaten Mr. Mouutjoy. Keep your mistress in her owu room. Persuade her to lie In bod—any "He does not know what I Imve seen, Charge hlin with iho murder ot the Dune. Tell him," said Fanny, her lips stiffening, "that, if lie daros to come again—If ho does not go away—ho shall be arrested for murder. 1 Will keep silouce /: uo long- iil'!" ' * "I will—I am resolved. Oh! who will rid usot tills monster?" •' OutBidu, tlie gale rose higher—liljjliui' still They heard It limvlinjf; (rrindln<> branches UiKUthen they UeiU'd .llio ruariuj and the nishiiiK of the, waters u;) the rising tide was driven over tho shallow sunds, like u mountain reservoir at loose uuloug thu valluys beneath. : • In thu midst of the tempest there came a sudden lull. Wind and water alike seemed hushed. And out of the lull, as It I,, gnawer to the woman's question, there How "Ben liar" Came to lie. New tofk Stnf. Talking with ah intimate friend of General Lew Wallace the other day. 1 learned the true inspiration Of his famous novel, "BenHur." ' . . ,, Wallace was on an eastern-bound train, said my informant, "and While going through the drawing-room cor he passed the open door of a compartment in which sat Col. Robert. U. Ingernoll. "Come in," said the latter "I'm lonely in here, and I want some one to chat with," "All right," said the colonel, entering, "what shall.we chat about?" "Lots of things," replied Ingersoll. "Is there a future life?" looking out of the window dreamly, ns the express sped on, he answered his own query. "I don t know—do you? Is there a God? I don t know —do you? Wns there the son of Qod? I don't know—do you?" ^g He paused and looked keen.«|ip,'Callace. The general was a little enfbttlMsed by the abruptness of the_great infidel's inter rogatories. He replied: "Really, Ingersoll, I have never given much thought and study to the questions you propound. I had a Christian training, and I have always. tacitly accepted them." "Indeed!" replied Colonel Ingereoll. Why, man, you surprise me! Theyare vital issues.. I have studied tho subjccl thoroughly, Every man ought to. Now, take my advice and look into-the matter. You'll find you'll agree with me." "I went away froin this interview both emburassed ana mOrtified," said the General, "that I did not feel competent to discuss so important a matter with so learned a thinker. I made up my mind that I would never place myself again, in so em- borossing a situation. I took down my books, and read every authority, T could lay ray hands on. After a year's study, so far from agreeing with _ the erreat agnostic in his expressed opinioiis, I wrote "Ben Hur." That is my reply to him. WICKED CK1/KST1AI.S. So in !• AccoinpllKlicd Criminal* Among tliv Chlimmon of Now York. According to the police the public is just becoming acquainted witli tlie thoroughly wicked and disreputable character of many of the Chinamen in America. Owing to the agitation of the hoodlums and the extravagant character of sand-jot oratory the people long ago made up thoir minds that tlie Chinaman was really very far from what he was represented to bo. From this point they quickly got to a condition where they believed hiu. to bo possessed of nil the cardinal virtues and many accomplishments besides. In point of fact the police, both here and in SpnJFranci°co, have steadily looked upon the Chiiinmnn as criminals of the most dangerous class, because they are linked so closely together in race, religion and custom that they can .con'ceal their crimes with success in almost every instivnce. Some of the tragedies in the Chineoie dons in New York are of too revolting an order for publication. . It is perfectly well known to thp police thnt there are Chinese criminals in Mott street •who could give points in tact, diplomacy and deception. Only once in a while, as in thp case of the poor jjfirl who was sold into worse than physicial slavery, does an exposure occur, which indicates the exact condition of morals in one of the most repulsively infested districts'bf the town. Afid #lrtied that Ullj f r«m «lft to VfcB, Might 6vef HW to {mrltjf. "Snt ali," (slfllie, "It cannot to- la *»th ilofts l» parity— I'll take thl» dear ono to raj- cat8, It» tongh Ing eyes ttfid goldoft hnlr, And then that llttlo heart shall be Forever »rapt In jHlrltj. GRACE'S BE8K. Margaret looked up from her sewing machine for a minute to glance across the room at the quiet little figure sitting* ttt the window—A round, graceful little figure, whose attitude of thoughtful gravity was full of suggestion. And then Margaret, always more or less crusty, but kind hearted, gate an impfc Went sigh and increased the speed of her mnchinft by a savage motion of her slip- pered feet, nhd compressed her lips and puckered her forehead all up in a perfect nest of wrinkles i while Grace', uhconsious of it, sat looking out of the window at the gloomy proRpecl—a half melted, dirty, slushy brown snow that WM rapidly growing elushief and more melted under the drizzling rain .that was fulling; and of course, thinking about Laurie Marcellus. For several months Grarts had not thought Ot much else but him, and yet there had not been iin hour or a moment ot that time that she-had not tried not to think of him and grieve for him. H had been very similar to the same old story. La.urie Marcellus, handsome, elegant, aristocratic, fairly welj-to do in the world's estimation - of richea, had been 1 Grace Wnrrener's most devoted for several months, until by one of those venomous waves of fortune's wnhd, social position and wealth had suddenly vanished, and the Warrener girls found themselves obliged to take in dressmaking,for t Friends who had always been friends, who redeemed the dear name, w'ao knew them for what they were worth, did not desert them j but first and foremjst in the rank of those who so conveniently preferred to dispense with the society of the two dressmakers, who lived in Appledore Row was Mr. Laurie Marcellus. He had dropped out of Grace s life as a brilliant comet disappers from the sky. He had called ono evening, tho same M ever, with the sweet caressing tentlerness in his voice— tho glad, eager Fight in his handsome eyes— that made the gtrl s heart glad within her; and— hhe had never seen him since nor heard from him. That very next day tho crash came, through which the great spice house of Warroncr & Gray suspendedjand a month later Caleb W arrener died with and as soon as decency permitted, tho apoplexy, itted, tho JUS MOTHER JIONORKJ). A Wt>«t«rn Man Vl»iln llor Tomb, but Cllii lot Find It. At the club lost evening 1 happened to cet a friend of my earlier years, now only visitor in Boston, who has acquired, to- ther with a considerable fortune from <Wed beef or corner lots, or some other P*ulkrly western indusliy.-wrilesTraver- n^in tho Boston Post, nuny of the moral cluviteristics of that section, notably that of eii r e friendship, in matters of personal eonctH, in contrast with our eastern ret- icenc. Among- stories which nro told was olnig pilgrimage to Mount Auburn 'to visit, o ne sn ld ) the tombs-of his ancestors; !%£(, there is only one, his mother, Lmried'fejre, and she since his removal to the West "i couldn't find the lot," he told me,';.|t nou gh I knew just where it was; or/u did find it, some one seemed to have juu e d the claim; and when I got home I askejny 8 ister about it, and who it was that Uj pu t abig iri6nument there, with (ho nan "I'hcodosia 1 on it. 'Why, that was* thejn, e > 9tt id my sister. 'But who is TlieodosiaV. asked;- 'That is mother,' said she; 'I kino jfwasn't her name, but it is a pretty b^e n( i i Bought she would like it. And, dv-j y 0u 8 eCi John? I thought motheEj.lnjeQ lonesome in that lot and 1 had a^y headstone set up near the corner wit "Jennie" cut on it. You don't mind jl fc you 9' » Myfriend, the cyriec, who had Ifoned gravely from tho other side of the, i i J | ei j lore rom arked that such thougntfuy!.p f or tho tastes and preferences of a porsif from v \ mn nothing is to be expected^., indeed rare in this selfish world. 4. . . • •, tlliu '*** HUUU iia wc**wiii/j fwi. «»*»«!.««) WMW splendid mansion and furniture, the horses and carriages, the silver nnd jewles, all were sold under the red flag, Margaret camo grandly to tho fore in those dark days when her keenest grief was to witness little Grace's dismay and astonishment and suffering at Laurie Marcellus' disaffection; and yet her words were usually -more bitter and sarcastic thon. gentle—it was Margaret Warrener's way to use heroic treatment, "He's not worth the everlasting fuss you make about him Grace. I'm ashamed of you—downright ashamed; and he not your betrothed either!" Thnt was true. PO far as formal words wont. Laurie Marcellus had never asked Grace Warrener to be his wife; lie had never in no many words told her that he loved her; but lid had known just as well as he had known that he was* alive, how the L'irl>heurt was all his own—how she loved him dearly and truly, for all her sweet reserve. Graco smiled faintly when Margaret spoke of the "fuss" she made about him, She'now well enough that tlie "fass" was only her grave, snd face, and quiet ways, 'her listlcts manner, that she tried desperately hard to conquer, and all months that had passed had not succeeded and seemed no nearer • succeeding than in the beginning—so nearly hopeless is it for a woman to conquer thoughtsHnd heitrtsticks longing for the man she loves. Pride and Hhumo may do valiant battle for the victory, but pride and shame arc baby foes in comparison with the giant they Apuoso —woman's strong enduring love ftr her beloved. j ' . And so the Dreary time went on for Graco, and by steady, pe'.'rfstent effort she disallowed herself to be dnftter, complaining, or a'kill-joy. She rcBolt'sly defer:., mined tout least bo-cheerful nnd patient outwardly, no matter what was the inward commotion. And" today, this cheerless January day—she had'only given a momentary rein to her thoughts, enough to make her lay down her sewing and lean her head against tho window,' and wish she might nerer have known the sweetness of Laurie Murcellus' love. .Until the usual whirling of the sewing- machine wheel mado her awuro that Margaret had observed her and wasdisploased. So, with ii little desperate effort, she forced her fC f back to the busting'of-the satin fold in her work' "I was thinking about that auction sale at Dompsey's tonight," Margaret said, almost crossly. "Vou want a desk, you said, nnd Muggie Rich says there's- ii very good one to bo-sold there. 1 11 go and bid on it for you, I think, if I ever under the sun get these bands stitched on! It seems ^^hy and tendetteW fceetee ol h%r father's financial trouble! Ms fraressinf t>leftding to be atloWed to comfort and pro- ieta her (is his wife stoonld be comforted and protected and cherished. He begged for ft* immediate answer and he would come to he* at once if she loved him and did not sa£ him nay. But if—if there was no snch blessed answer for him—if he nad beeft presumptuously inistaken—her greatest kindness wotld b» not to answer him &i All. And she had just received it after five years. Poor little Grace I White and trembling:, amazed and bewildered she sat there long after. Margaret had gone to her own room, unconscious of the drama enacted near by. He had loved her—he had loved her. after all; and Grace's heart thrilled at that thought slender though the consolation was. But6f whttt avail was it now? Where was he? Whftt might have happened in that long faithful interim? She thought of it all, keeping vigil with her thoughts that night. How the latter had ever come in that desk she had bought at Dempsey'S She dared not imagine, Grace only realized that _some tremendous fate had discovered it to her. She keptjher strange, sweet, pitiful secret in htr own heart for days, wondering with eveiPy hour if she could dare take a step in the matter. And then, one day, the auctioneer who had sold the desk to Margaret Warrener went to her and told her that a gentleman who had just returned from Europe desired to regain possession of the desk sold at Mr. Dempsey s auction, as it had been a gift to Mr. Dempfley ftom himself on the eve of his departure abroad five years before. And Grace listened with dilating eyes and throbbing heart, whose beat almost choked her utterance. "Tell the gentleman to call here and ho may have his properly." And that evening sne went to the door at the sound of the.oel), and opened it with her face slightly paler thnt usual. Ltuiris Marcellus stood there. "I expected you—come in." she said, gently, while amused and bewildered he could only bow and obey. Then she explained; when be remembered leaving the letter on the desk, and understood how, by accident—nay, by grim fate—the slant B wns not fastened and the letter had slipped into its living grave to bo resurrected after all these years. " t I do not know that ] should tell you even now," she said bravely, "for 1 do not know whether you are— are the same of not. But," and she looked up in his grand face, "I wont you to know I did love you." He stopped up to her, quietly enough for the minute. "And now?" "lam Grace Warrener still." And thon he snatched her in his arms, held her to his heart, and kissed her sweet, pale face, saying: "I never have once thought of another woman, my darling, When no answer came 1 was crushed to the very earth, nnd got myself away as well as I ^ould. So you are my darling yet, Grace?" And then Margaret came in, half an hour afterward, in surprise that the gentleman required , so much time-to fanke a bargain for a. desk, i . ' » IK FARM AND BOIMBOtl nKftfio* I* tfAftf-ltft'4 »*«n. Bo* fndlsnt the evening uhlei! I Broad Wing of blue In Hpnce nnfurloa. Heaven wittcntng With ten thousand eyes The welfare of it Bleeping world. ho bee blo*« ltd e«tly horn liim tho bee blo*« ltd e«tly horn To tvnke the BlStWhobd 6f flow6r», Then cornea another dimmer morn To cheer u« With ft* golden honr«. The sun Ultimo* the hdppy d»y, And e»ft1i (tro*8 fnlr beneath Its blnnti; ThornblnfllngBhUronndelny: The chftrna*iir«t» from evety bneh. The Milling tlottfln the winds pnr»u6 » In the vnat upper deep of Bky, Ench grnan blade holdn a crop of dew; EacS drop roflccU a «orld on hlgn. When night remimeii her sapphire throne. Wearing a coronet of light— A nneen that f nles her realm alone— Tho king of day withdrawn from sight. Grid light* the wild flower In tho wood; He rock* the epafrow In ltd nest; He enldes. iho angels on th6 rood That com6 to guard MS when we rest. O Qod be thanked, his Hcoplcss care ight a t and day, e ane, Will guard us safel His sheltering wing Is everywhere, His angel hosts His will obey, • Serviceable Not all of the insects which infest the gardens and orchards are injurious to the fruitfl, trees apd shrubs. Like the birds of the'air, there nrs many insects which do more good than harm, and their acquaintance should be cultivated as much as possible. There is constant war going on among the bugs and insects of the Bern and orchards, and this warfnro does more toward keeping down the injurious ones, than nil of the London purple and Paris green that the farmer can spread over the «lirubs anil vines. The white-faced hornet is probably the best friend to have in the orchard after all, although many consider this hot-tempered insect a great nuisance. If the garden is infested with slugs the hornets will soon discover them, and a colony of the latter will soon destroy thousands of the slugs. They will fly about and take the slugs from the leaves and' carry them to their nest. The amount of good that a colony of these hornets will do for a garden can not bo overestimated, and the Tittle trouble that they may do should bo overlooked in view of the great benefit they may confer'upon, the owner of the plants. • The larger kinds of beetles, the lion- beetle especially, ore also very beneficial to the farmer, because their whole tune is employed in destroying parasites, (lies and; grubs. . These beetles are homely-looking thingsj. and nearly every'o'nc feels inclined to step on them and crush them whenever discovered but thoy are the best-friends of the orchardist and gardner. By all means let them live, eyen if their homely figures are unpleasant to look upon. When a garden is infested with cut-worms the lion- beetles ore of great value, for in the night time they hunt the cut-worms untiringly. It is in the nit'ht time that the cut-worm como forth to perform thoir destructive work, and it is also then that the former, como forth but. they do almost as good service for the.farmer. Let a number of these loose near a tree infested with plant lice, and they will soon rid tho leaves ot the pests. They eat an untold nuinboxof aphides, and do practical- work in tlio garden. The tiger-beetles also proy upon other insects, and a few of the species devour the potato-beetle by the wholesale. , The wheel-bug and the soldier-bug are Orchard crass is considered superior to timothy, but it does not yield as much hay. ' About 1 pound of London purple to 200 gallons of water is sufficiently strong solution for'an insecticide. Sheep will need but little feed from the barn now if grass is plentiful, and a, saying of grain may be made in that direction. All fallen fruit whether very younsr or nearly matured, should be destroyed_ in order to prevent the propagation of insects as mucli as possible. During the warm days of summer the manure will "fire-fang" unless plenty of absorbent material be used, or the manure turned over occasionally. • Cows will not refuse stagnant water when thirsty, and ns such water contaminates the milk the matter of a plentiful supply of fresh water is a very important one. The hoe will compensate for lack of manure in the garden sometimes.. Nothing improves vegetables like a good hoeing of the noil and cutting out the weeds. Peas may still be planted for a later supply. Use the dwarf kinds and keep them well cultivated, as the grass will easily crowd thgni out during the warm weather. Trim back the raspberries and blackberries if it has not been done, in order to induce growth though the matter should have been attended to earlier. Sow grass seed on all the bare places on the lawn. A mixture of blue grass and white clover will make an excellent lawn. All hlwn plots should be seeded as early us possible. Should fowls that have been afflicted with roup show the effects; of the disease during-the sunimer;'the difficulty of effecting a cure is too great, and the flock should be destroyed. Stock need salt when green food is plentiful more.than at any other time. The lack of salt sometimes causes'injurious effects from green food that might be avoided by its use for stock. If it pays some farmers to raise .the dairy cows that are purchase! by dairymen, who sell their calves, it should pay the dairyman to raise his own cows, especially if he does so with the aim of improving his herd. On all fields where the mowers are to be used the advantage of the land having been previously rolled can be mowed easier, and the work done more completely than where the land is rough. Gilt-edge butter depends for its quality not only upon the breed and feed to a certain' extent, but more so on the skill of t he dairyman. The first requisite is cleanliness, which begins at the stable and ends with the packing of the butter for market. Gniin may be fed liberally to cows when they arc in full flow of milk, but if the cows are drying off previous to calving it it is better to withhold all grain if the animals are .in good- condition, in order to avoid milk fever at calfing time. Plenty of j-rnss is sufficient for dry cows, grain b'eing unnecessary. the best cough tneafcine Is PUo's Cure for Comnftiption. Sold everywhere. 35c. 'Ac narrowest dwelling lionso in Brooklyn U to be built this summer. It will measure 7>tf by 50 feet. Tlie lot npon which the building; is to stand Is In one of the best •treats in the city, »nd 1ms been thought by ninny to be almost worthless became of it* small size. fiKRcrua'a Pii.tsjmre BllloiHind Nervoru lilt. Jolin Charvouu, Hindoo and cannibal, or- tstltinlly from the Fiji Inlands, but more recently from Canada, 1» delivering lecture* In Ocorgla. _____^__^ In one of the clinics of Berlin, .Prof. Leyden presented a curious case which he described as ft kind of hysteria.. This young woman had a morbid desire for painful operations, preferring to have them performed upon her without an anmsthetic. She claimed to enjoy a peculiar pleasure in experiencing pain. It we could all acquire this knack, we might enjoy a sort of millennium long before reaching perfection. In fact, bainful _state8 are so common and so easily acquired that we should have a short route to happiness if we could learn to enjoy them.-i>r. Foote's Health Monthly* , .WE moved here recently, and the druggist said he didn't have any Dr. Bull's Worm Uonlroycrs, but when I said I wouldn't have any other he said he would get some in a few days, and so ho did. I know what Dr. Bull's Worm Destroyers will do, and will .not give my children any other.—jlm. f. v- Blair, Burton, Cat. there Is ft cme for cooklnC schools In England and Scotland. In England the prlSes range from $60 to J100 for twenty los- sons, according to the grade of cooking, while In Scotland they are given by the dozen as low as 60 ccnta to $1. Kit !fovrh Free, will be sent by Crnglti & Co., riillttdu., I'o., to any one in the U. 8. or Canada, postage paid, upon receipt ot Sa Dubbins' Electric Soup wrappers. Sec list of novels on i-lri-ulars around each bar. Soap for sale by njl grocers. . , • The Nipncli tribe of Indians In Massa- cluisetls has become extinct, tho last survivor, an old squaw of scventy-Bix, having tiled recently Hassnchussetta always waged Ilic most unrelenting war against the Indians of nny colony or stale and drove the Inmlcst bargains with them. A pocket match-safe free to smokers of "Tanslll's Punch" Be. cigar. The Infliion/a was not wholly an III wind. On account of its sway the beef companies have been unusually successful, omi com- paiiy having lately declared a dividend of (i per cent. In addition to a bonus of 10 per cent. . "DEI-AYS are dangerous." Clean house at once with SAl'OLJO. It Is a solid cake of DELIGHTFUL * VAMTIOH < TOURS Tttrtlt *»«k*«». <' heir inetliod of SURE CURE for PI ml skin ni vltb nook €H»i x- - Wl.con»fh DruggLU .applied b» Ol MUTTON CO.< Mllwmi»t«« > i "I*. 1 pre«qflb» »nd farlrMr 0 "? fl o B &8e«,S5S dori Amaterd»m, N. T. We have sold Bl* G^£ Ul.OO. Boldby on>"iM» once w . Scouring Soup used for all cleaning purr poses except the laundry. A well known Irish judge Is reported to have said of a personage who had an apparently congenial Indisposition to deviate Into veracity: ^'1 only once knew him to "peak the truth, and then I could tell It by the natural embarrassment ot Ills manner." 8 K. COHUUN, Mjjr. Clarlo Scott, writes: "I find Hall's Cnltirrli Cure a valuable remedy." Druggists sell i(. Toe. For the first time in its history the Boston Dental College will graduate a woman. This ycar'-s graduate who ban that honor Is said to lead her class and to bo the recipient of several prizes. • ^G6od^ As Gold So ellthnnlMtlo nre thouiondu of people ovortlin IwnelHi derlvoil from Hood'n Snrimimrllla, tti»t tlwjr can Imrdly flnd word, to ei|,rau thoir coufldonco u nnd K r»tltude for thin medicine. "Worth tt« weight In gold" is a fnvorllo <iipre»»lon ot these wirni rriondn. If joa need n Rood medicine to purify your blood, build up your itrength, try Hood's Sarsaparilla SoldbyDlldru K Kl»l«- *li B|I for »5. 1'ropared only by O. I. HOOD 4 CO., Ixmell, Man.. One Dollar 98 C'^T. LYE Powdered 'nn«1 Perfumed (PATENTED) The strongest and purest Lye made, mil make tho ties' perfumed Hard Soap in a. minutes trillion! l>oiling_. It II the best for disim-cttng sinks, closets, drains, washing bottles, barrel?, paints, etc. FENNA. SALT MTG CO.. Gen.Agtg.i'liila. l'a. WM. FITCH & CO., 10* Ooroornn Building, Wnslilnglon, 1). 0. PENSION ATTORNEYS at oror 25 yenri' oiportenco. Snccemfully proieeaM pen.lon, oml olnlmn of nil klndn t;i> "Iwrtrat p°MlM» time. tg-NO FKE UNLESS BOOOES8FUL. WM. W. DUDLEY, COMM1SSIONEIV OP PENSIONS, Attorney at Law, Wellington, D. C. ( Mention tlil« paper.) __ - nr M 01 n M 0 LVrAw 1 A" rrlMiNlllniiiin"'"" 11 ""'* (or I LIlUIUIlVJ for nnpllcKUon. J. n. CIIAI.I.B « €0., VfAHIllNaTOH, D. O. BLANKS NEW LAW. 800,000 aoldlera, iiij and" ralativen entitled. Applr «J •once. u'nTiku nniUn.Htrnctlon. free. 8OCJ.BS once, umimn »i"> »""i Muv » ,. Yt A CO., Atty'». Wmhlugton, 1). O. SUIl gl'l" LUUOU UUII.41 ou»m».i-«. u... .u uuw».w i IUi W1IUU1 UUy lull* l.u\j HW.M.VJ* •*'•[* --'" tome that those Rich girls are not happy n )jo great enemies to many of tho injurious !,,„,. J.l, n !« .Iw-nnnmu n*>« (ilianltifntV Intlflful I y:,lwL_._i._ ^.,.1 Hlnn HMm tnrtunilft/l-nflwlf To euro Biliousness. Sick TTendncho, Consllpntlon. Malarlti, J.Ivor Complaints, tnke tlio aiifo and cprtnlD rcuimly, SMITH'S BILE BEANS Uso Iho SMALT, 8IZIC (40 llttlo bcnns to the bot- tlo). They nro tho most convenient; Biilt all ngcs. Prlcoof either size, 25 cent* per boltlo. KISSlNv! pnno'l ulioof Uili i ceutfl (coppera or.atampa). J. P. SMITH 4CO.. Makers of "Bile Henna." Bt. Loul», Mo. Wl _-..PENSIONS ljMrr,Wc««ilf.*VV»WniionSc 'ftf PAPEB evtry time you write. Sent free. DeMrteri". llevtd. Socceii or no f«e. _——i '**»( iledlcine in In.* tr v, .- «• /•• i?K. ISAAOJTHOMPSONS Ii I '^W Shis opened the window, Tlioy ItofuBeil to Troubl >i.|i e | r r.ovcil Onei' Kelegloua Cb^ otloul(i The following story is tolja,f Littre, the greato French savant: LegQn, Sa y 8 that shortly after Mitre's da'ughuji valt ij 0rn }, 0 (Ijittre)'i.»',d to his'wife: '* "My dear, you arc a gooiJ'jiiriuiian. Bring up your daughter, in.U)>, wa y8 of religion and piety which you h(t, a fways followed; but I must exactone Edition, and that is when she in 15 .years qj ,,e you will bring her to iiio. I will then X pj u i n my views. to her, and she can choose .J. herself." '••''•'• The mother 'accepted tho con4; on . Yuars rolled on,'' the fifteenth birtha> O f the child caine, and .the mother enteri!q, or liuslj.ind's study. ' \ "You remember what you nuid to \ (! and what i prp.uiisod," siii'd she. » "Your daughter is 15 years old todi She is now ready to listen to jou with- »« the respect >md confidence duo to tho bou of fathers. Shall 1 bring her in V" 'Why, certainly," replied Litlre. Hut for what special reason?" To explain to horyour vifilyBl Oh, noi My dearj no, no. You have (undo of lior.a good affectionate, simple, straightforward, 'bright, and happy creature., . Happy, yes, that is the word Hint in a pure being is every virtue. And you fancy that 1 • would cover all that ImmnncfHS and purity with uiy ideas! Pshaw! hly ideas are good enough for me. Who can Bay they would be good enough for her y Who can say'that thoy would not destroy or at least damage your work? Bring her in no that I may bleus'you in her presence for all that you have done for tier," and HO that uhe tiiuy love, you more tlunn over." ' . "1 too," added J<OjjouvO';"lvt the close of his littln aneodoto, "have arou-nd believers whom I love, and I wbi)ld conKider iuy- solf a eriuiiiuij if 1 troubled their religious convictions with uyfr,doubt8 and my objections, esobeialy vrtioh'I know that woy Imd in those coiiyHtitionti nothing but joy, i, aud virtcje." : came a loud ory-th* shriek of » man jn deadly peril. . 'We two women caught euoUoUier by the bauaau4 rushed to Hie wluifovv. They tliruw It opeu: tlio tuuiuuut hWau ««uiu: a fr««U ^u»£ u>-pve tlicm uitck: Iho vvutevs ud Uowiuai they-Meatd toe Ncyv Vgvh'» lutvuKV UtIUt, Njs\y YO«K, July 8.—Waves of heat cuw« down upou tU» city with «, fierce rager The mercury boiled and struggled in its efforts to diiub out of its CQufitt- ing tuba. The tbunucmioter atai'tcd out ut 75 degrees; ' 1 - 1 ™- 1 - IAJ um iimu UIIVQV. *u»v-«i jd,...-f »..~ -- — - -f^f-f,, unless their dresses are absolutely loadei with trimmings." . ,, Grace looked up with such • sweet eyei> it was no wonder handsome Marcellus had liked to look into the pure brown wells of limpid light, "You are so good Margaret, 1 do not want a desk unless you are sure you • can afford it." . "You needn't say if I can afford it, Grace. Vou have as much right to the money as I have. I 'in goinjr to buy myself a cashmere polonaise—You _can have the desk if. it is reasonable in price." So that was how Miss Warroner.cnmo to bo at tho auction sale of tho bit? house on the hill that evening—Dompsoy H grand mansion, whose owner had taken a whim toHoll out and spend a few years abroad. Tho next day the desk was delivered at the cottage in Appledore Eow. and Grace put it in her room—-a small beautiful article, standing nicely in .a.cozy corner, and just tlie'very thing, for Grace's fovy books and stationery. • . It was very handsome. Grace cried a little over it, because it brought back so many thoughts,of the dear old.duys when she W'IVB surrounded by just such elegancies of furniture, and when—everything scorned, soijio how, to lead to: that .one pivotal thought—when LauriQ.Marcpllus had boon ' So the months, went on,' •and tlio two sisters led their busy life, and tiraco was trrowini,' sweeto.and palor," and more patiently thoughtful,. with-every day that widened tho distance between her and her 1 memories. • • Now friends gathered around thorn— true friends—and • there was more than one opportunity fflr Grace to have accepted a lover, only she .had no love to.givu, up heart to win. Her happiest and her saddest hours worn snout at her desk, as it seemed to her that if. was like a to the past;-and wic windy, wildly-Moi-my night, five years kflur she hiidt'iiken up tlio cross for Laurie lortwllus's sake/ she was sitting'before fcr desk" making out a score of bills to the ShsBtis -Warronor, artist dressmakers, aV m>ing ; back to onb other tomy, sulvyViiigntwhon she hadaaid good night thi-ine>ip.t .tsood-bye, although she-had npWnown it. • i Sllwas leaning her elbow on her hands, her clows resting on the'sloirt of- her dusk, whenMth a little crushing iiowo it brake, revea% a shallow aperture, of whoao-px- jstonceUo had uot tho slightest knpw\-, edge. \ • She lodJod • iu uutl nil. the blood in-hop body neenVl to rush- madly to her.brtun,- for there, Vint' hi the little »ocrel place, fresh and W« as though hud.there m tour before, was u lotto, utojupoa tor miiiliug, wul diwtwl phwn y-to hewelf- "Gractf Warronor, The Willows" aad in Laurie Mareellns's handwriting. . She dared not touch it for a wumto. ShefewedBho wtw in the midst of some improbable dreuuu she wondered u it vy«w pwffib «he had B0 «e suddenly «taft Was it (i lelter—to her—from him t tfut, hovy—hovy could it have got there, vim, tlie desk hftd boeu locked, w her ra.<p,-*or. ,, «• "•'« -•',,•---"-•- yum and flies. Tlio mosquito-hawk for tlragon-lly destroys tlie plum curculio niitl'pear slug and other destructive creatures. It WouUVbe well if every gardne'r understood tho- nature nnd the habits ot the difroront bugs and insects, so that ho could know whjcl) to destroy and which tolctlivo. There is no doubt but.many insects are' destroyed every year through ignorance of their worth which if allowed to live would bo of inestimable benefit to to the agriculturist. TIlO SliCH'Ot Of HltVlllUIMS. John llorrouglu. "Happiness comes most to people who sook her least and think least about her. It is not an object to bo sought) it is a state to be induced. It must follow and not lead. Jt must overtake you, and not you overtake it;" "A contented mind is the lirsb condition of happiness, but what is tho h'rst'co'ndition of a contented mind t You will be disappointed whun I tell you what this all important thing is, it is so common, so nepr at hand, and so many people have so much of it and yet tiro not happy. Thoy have too much of it, or clsu the kind that is not best suited to them. Wlmt'is the bust thing for a stream? It is to keen it moving. If it stops it stagnates So tho best thing for a man is that which keeps the currents going, thu physical moral and'iritoll'octual currents. Hence tho secret of happiness is—something to do' some congenial work. Take away the occupation of all men and what a wristch- o'd 'world it would bo. Halt of it would commit suicide in leaa than ten dtiyn. ON15 JIUNiTiTniJ TIIUUsANU IC()U TWENTY. A. A. Mlll-.mH, II JowUli IClilllll. KlH'llMni » I'lii'tuno from 'i'liu l.iminliuiii Stulo l-»l- (inkii'ii rrnlliiL'u him fulh'.n fruinTliu Luuls- liiimNlulu l.uttoVy.l.'1'ini'iin.V, |ilnHib Inlii the nufkiH "I' » well known i-.ill/iiii »1 Huclim. UlsA'irrud A. Miircnx thbf llinu, tind U' u nlmiislrtidt i>lm *imi,ti"" "'V 1 '" 1 ; • 1 Alfred Miireus is u luinlU-.u; IlKiini mi on i elrculs, liuvlng l»"l usli'ii.1 vud«iillng» In mil c«tat«,ui.d-hi? i« g*"""-';"*-' 1 " 1 ;" 1 - 1 ' 1 "'''^ shruwd hn»lno»s mull. In duiiiU 1 [; 1 ' L "' ' ' h-ui'ti Hiniiiiu- IH l)uiipli ! l' u ls hiiidly »ui- >L"<I?mill.«» one ot thu more orlm.u c of il« cliwa hi. JiM ill \va\s.Uotiii ruudy U. « « thu wiuils (if thu dlairusseil. In «U a circles hu'IlL'iinm nu ouu of lliu sliull) 01- Ihodol Jew.. Ho not only !ms bu two 'nyiUigogHOB, bul Iu OHU of Ihuni on U'Ui'cl St lit. Is thu rubbl, and Hiuru U »«t'n un-ry 5aliirdiiy niiHliu'liiiK thu service mid rum Ins the serimm. One d'uy luaHveek he puld nil •to morViige on ouu of his diufches, w hlcli, it Ims luSuul out, wus due Iu lil» fc"'{'il f'"- • Ui e In ncciu-liig Uiu plum friun Thu l.iiiilsl- ,m" Stute JMlSrVpl". 1 »««'i'«'H«t«f' U?D iirevlotis to thu druwliiK, uf Muy 1», lie bmiir u wl <>lo lU'Ui'l, No. 3U.SJ5. llu palU taifm-tliw lU'Uet, uiul on thu Muy l»«iw- lug found Ilia wuu the lucky iiiimbui- (SU,W.5), unu luul dru\vn thu entlve aeuoiul tuiiitui nrlze of *IUO,UOO. 'The nuxt iniirulng, going u C H. AluuTf Hie Coiitrul Nnl Luul Bunk, hi. nmnuy WW aunt form.d received on H - iluy, Muy Sa.-A;«(i>».(Mtta» : .) Jfmnl, JUMU U. HiMV to Te»MfM»t Cplprn. of dyed cloth js.aampeuod imd i _,.,.!l^ .11. nfi*. flm ii.lmntin.H U«n« t<ir u Ton^fpot Hod. , Amor lean AgrlculturlBt. Among the things which are found convenient in every farmer's workshop is a 10-foot polo, mado time: A piece of wood, 1% inches square and ton feet long, is nicely smoothed with a plane and then marked sis follows: One side has a mark every throe feet, to indicate yards; another side is marked every two feet; the third side is nmrSed every foot; while tho fourth side has feet, inches and half-inches, the pocket-rule furnishing the nn inch. This measure will be found useful in many places. For instance, yhen a small building is being started, stakes are set in the ground at each corner. Ihe proper angle of the sills may be found by measuring eight feet on ono and six feet on the otlier. Bring them together until the ten-foot pole just reaches both marks, and a right angle is the result. Ae:iin, tho proper length for a post, to support a low roof, is quickly measured with such a polo. If a corn-crib is being built, six feet wide at the bottom, seven at tho top and nine feet hiph, the proper length of tho various scantling is readily measured off. Many other uses will be suggested when this simple implement is at hand. Wlmt to 1'roiluce fur Profit. DBS JlolnoH Kuglste'r'. The lalo advance in grains will do the farmer little good, because the product has wasted into the hands of speculators f 3r the most part. Projects to avoid this are numerous. Great elevators for grain ore suggested, and Gnvoriiment loans ore proposed. Wo suggest the feeding of grain at homo, and the arrangement-of private affairs so the farmers will not be compelled to sell as soon as harvest is over. Our Government has no way of getting money to loan but from tho people. Tbe aurplus can nil bo paid out on the national debt very'soon. As regards big elevators lor storing, controlled by farmers.on borrowed money, we do not like the looks ot it. Store up in your own grainary, and sc when you got decent pay for your labor. All farm products sell for what it is worth to raise them some time sooner or latter. Lean away from what is being overproduced by farmers who can do nothing else. Incline to what others avoid that requires skill. Iowa people pay too much.for good cheese at present. Study how to make honest cheese. Putall the cream in and stick to that and you will make money. We rarely get a bite of honest cheese. Tho taste of our people is not being educated to oat cheese, because they rarely get tlie genuine article. Iowa needs family cheeses with all tho cream in, and the world wants such cheese, and .will always pay for it. But first determine whether you lire honest enough to put in the cream. Very few are. Look about and BOO what tho world is doing and keep out of crowds uoiiig to market. Produce whati is- avoided; produce what- sells well. While .so much laud in being robbed for grain, avoid selling. The best horses pay'ivou will pay. The best beef puys and w^ll pay. The best mutton pays and will.continue to pay. So will econouiicaly produced hoga SjfiST SSXlS&iSXS ?o ."Mob •m.Wnd SrfeS|lP=S|SS * CO.; TBOI. M. Y- EiUbllihdd im_l THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER JS^S^SSS^g^^ v °- r -^a.. d BgauA»gy tfio human syRtem, „„ «um/, dlKiiM (nrfuoed, lattmUcHiUiPV'v ia«oranceami (iirii««rellon, &%^^^i^™&.&. IMi Principal Examine:- V. B/PennlonBureau. S?r» Iu a.t imr, IS wlimllraliuE o!alr:8,attyataoe. i u • « ; *n»CAL SENSE AND .NJJ! PENSIONS dtt'&l-tHSIUHBlll By DrUBKlatl. I r IB UhKIl by*ji««»j«••— j ill 1.1)1(1 IN. Thouwimts - yoii'iB n"ii n"" 1 wow«n In Hi Jou K-.T own Iholr »"•». tlwl iS^liSSs I tfJMffiMfFooji. 3S> up LUlOll £ CO.. !'»!»•«* , MUM. 7."u7r-mEsTErVS ENGLISH PENNYROYAL PtLLS. ItedOrau Wiaiuond Brand. Th« only rellnl|lo pi" 'or nl 'Pri"" -J Soldier., tbelr „ lsPass6d,wiao«i,>ioii.. Z* cru niul Kntlien nro en. m^ 8 ^..^K^a;!y.^g'^ PENSIONS !SM. t8SS&m&MBMs$®&S^& NEW PENSION LAWS. 11 •" «• _ " . . . - k _.,!„..* »tll llllB Obenh " DEPENDENT PENSION BILL sr-^^r^Wa.rrf.WSfS^.s; SffiJKss^iKtf r^rsirTSffi ^?S^rrf^Ji^' 1 K^ K &&^b£S$t&$* .truolioM ALt. yllBV. 10 «. "'j'Vi'V 1 ,? o MOX CO. CSuccosbora to H m. Couurd 4 Co.), 1. O. «o* riurT^iiB Beam/ • Aia.utiicaleforSI.OO I. ) II,..' Su.l.lW.rlngi, Ilrm Scoop .n.l lino. louhtVe OPIUM llnblt. The only certain and »a»y our«. l)r,, J. I« Btejihen., Lebanon, Ohio. K K W- !• K N HIO N I. A W1 SOO.OOO n.m« to he •ildod to 'the Pension lint. BojopteJ BndQ.lnyod Ol.lm. allowed. T«chntcul tie. wiped out. 1 uve jour oliilm nnttled without de!«y. PATltltlK O'KAUKHI.I.. \Vu.hliiBton, D. 0. For llounleHK", OUtMor Slot Wcljtht pKi-kca,8 IU.Scnt by n.i^ " 1 "* — A tCS.OO fci-wllilMtcblne f IM.UU SCALE A!(l('IMI<)!m6c.le.."l5.0a A»ia3.«UTu|iUl^iy....6S.O» A 6-Ton Scale tnd Slock IlVci[7».« / tfiO Feed Iillll 8U.OO A $10.00 Bo»d Cfrt..... 13.00 ... i t HMMM ... 1.W IP% • ••• B- Btl TT l£» *'• A D A r •• Iu u IS WABII f^l\ I CIV I <J Seiiii - ' IINQTON, O. a Seiiiittr circular.- PATBNT8 .,id Oov.rnm.nt__cl.|,ni of .U ._ Itllull i>roi«ouled ly..THOS. <V..lillnlnll.P.C.. .lul Ftmop . t, 0. „ A. .onna.. . Pw CHI'" » "O HO»I.F. fO.. Ofclcooto, "W1S. PUB. UNIUM? "i'ha U Bill 1» Q U». Soldiers dlnabled itnce the war ar« entitled. De. . pendent wldowe end poront. now dependent vrhoje .on. diedllrom •ffeou L,: nrray .ervloe ore Included. U you wl.h your clilm .peeally end .ucoeHfully proseouted nddres. JAMES TANNER, 14—28. H , v rubbed it, these ., mi elowt whito invper, tho absence Uiu «W» that tb.e dyo W ft 'fast AsotUw test is to lay the cloth be- sheets of vw .«"'!, V™ lt> e no murk iu Una ciwe, , if tko clotU u wvwod with thick wm, wA «*• enever good^grass and gram is the basis it will pay. the ..„ Iowa farmer better fhaiVfariuors- 'in other localities. Seed production is nroHtable and neglected. It TOiuires skill. Wo feel ollish toward great projects in commercial lines managed by formers, like that which has brought to the Teias farmers. We can, and we should, encourage manufacturing of all kinds, but wo ore farmers, and not manufacturers. We should encourage competition in commerce, but we we farmer^aiid tEECHANfS IP^^Bil-l"l: C 1 '- ' ^^ PAINLESS, j^^ ^ ^.^^.^^^EFFIECTUAl./^ PT- WORTH A GUINEA A BQX.--Pf , For BILIOUS ft NERVOUS DISORDERS Such as Wind and Pain in the Stomach, Fullness and Smelling after:ftealt, .Dizziness, and Drowsiness, Cold C'hills, Flushings of Heat, ioss of Appetite, ' Shortness of Breath, Costireness, Scurry, Blotches on the Skin, Disturbed > 'Seep Frightful Dreams, and all Henous.and Trembling Sensations, &c. ' THE FIRST D081? WILL OWE REUEF IN .TWENTV MINVTW. BffOHAH'S PILLS TAKEN M DIRECTED RESTORE FEMALES TO COMPLETE HEALTH. For Sick Headache, Weak Stomach, Impaireil Digestion, Constipation, Disordered liver, etc *»7 AOT LIKE MAeiO, St ,,n^^^^ . at ofappettt, anil arousing wltii . IHAM'S *^^»^xN^xxK^^x^»x^^^»>^^^^»^^^^^^^ / ^ fc ^^^ ^f_y _y __^. ^^ ^ —..-— _ , TwepVwherUw&s bprn,d,nci every d&y •CO»T«JONT» SJnQWS WJ n ^'' C:A ^ - *"*• ' -p * k **" 9lfe — "-'• • not •comiueroiaV operate to rob ue, ing right and lofl noses to .ppiteo— cation of couibi together with statute against j their JWises. i well in our own Where coiubu .es 'P need not bite off r . Thorough publi- ad avoidance of them "enforcement of the j will briup them to [is opportunity to do wen in our owu .«•»». l*t us learii all we wu! about our buriness first, before we try to run tho United States. HquliJ IppreiBlon JS»o flrst »vp«w,. j(\itt rowedy. Syrvp w ,^-,- r , •go, bul been m«o ">»» 09RtJrm»d Oy tl»f iloat»int «»p»ilM09 ol ttU Vbe U»v« u,a»a «, w4...^Jfw^«^.jgi l 3^^J "Abl Abl" OrM the ho fe, "The S^owt I IftOy. Bf can resirt SAFOEIO," "Qli! Obi" "AtloiigtU PISO'S CURE FOR rte-i C O N S U IM P T I O- N

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