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THEOTPBR DBS MOINB8. ALQONAylOWA. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 13. 1890. TO Aid on JfetV Irertf at filg Stitg Valley. j-enr had Vrtlley. It had come to liig come with dajs of orisji cold nol uncommon in the" winters of these Southern mountains. The forttis wore coaled with snow and ice Sfltl hard for mules nnd oxen to travel. The tl-ails that Ipcl abruptly over the Mountain declivities wure impassible, Bftve for the accustomed feet of the hardiest mountaineers. Joel Cheyni>, the missionary preacher— Brother Ohoyne. they called him in the valloVs . —found diilicnlty in urging his rawboned, underfed horse over the stony slope's and through the rocky beds of the ravines. But there was Hahcing at the Widow Davis 1 , and thu young men and maidens could uol be expected to mind siicl material impediments as the weathei threw in their path. They had come from ten miles and more, flocking fron all. sides to the settlement. As for Jinny, she hud come from the furthei valleys, driving her ox cart twenty miles over the frozen roads. It was not only that Jinny wished to pjir- tlciimte in the "d'ancin 1 at Widow Davis,'" where she felt, with some pardonable vanity, that she was reasonably sure of being the prettiest girl and the one most in demand by partners. But she had /not been to Bi« Stag Valley since she was small enough to pass under her father's outstretched arm. That worthy had been a person of some enterprise for these regions. He had moved lo a spot somewhere more thickly populated, leaving the old log cabin where Jinny iirst had played in childish games with Cvrilly, whose father, in turn had owned the cabin hard by on the other side of the creek. He was dead now, as was Jinny's o\vn father. But where Jinny had been left prosperous, with a minute frame house, having a coat of paint on the outside- and with a .mule and a yoke. of oxen and a corn Held or .two and only ; the old grandmother to 'provide for, Cyril.ly's father had sunk into bad ways before his death and sold his patch of laud, and departed at last, leaving Cyrilly with hard-work to live. But— here Jinny drew up her small bead, ivith its Jl.-ixeu plaits— there were worse things than barely having enough some days to bake "pone." And to Cyrilly, truly the worst of these things had come. •M -loweri it war no hnrt tu ask a preacher ef he had kern In the dtincin 1 ." she said. "Thar hev bnen riders an' pfeacners hnv kern tersee dancin' afore now." And full of a bitter disappointment she coiikl not have formulated in her simple heart Jinny hurried inside ilu> door of the Widow Davis'. Tim widow's son Dick lounged forward. Hit had been witness of die scniie, ami his own hopes, long set oil Jinnv and for some reason always frustrated, caused him to say. "I Mow ess the pre preacher lied no cause telr look at ye that-a-way, Jinny, same ez if ye wuz doin' somwot sinful, an we 'tins all, too, a-dancin'in this yere house. Ef he cayn't abide it, it wer belter fur him ter go farther on an' not stand that- so solemn like." But Jimmy only answered tartly; "An 1 ef I wuz you, Dick Davis. I wouldn't say words about them cz hod more book larniu' an' every other kind uv larnin' than what you 'uns and we 'tins hev." . Meantime the man thus lovallv being defended had tied and fed his horse, and now slowly passed down between the dozen clustering houses of the settlement toward the mill and the creek. The mill was now idle. The creek's frosty crust was locked between its boulders and its overhaul no- clusters of evergreen laurel and knot" ted roots and trunks of pine. The waning afternoon was crystal still. Beyond the creek a small lo<>- cabin showed beyond a bare clump of oaks. Brother Cheyne walked with steady- step never pausing. Two years it was since he had last been to Bio- Stan- Valley. Two years since ho had crossed the threshold of that cabin. The powers of darkness had been bat- THE FIUST PKUSOS WHOM SHE SAW WA.' BUOTHER CH1SY3J3. Passing slowly by the closet! door of the cabin near the ice bound creek Jinny turned her face away from the habitation of her childish playmate and friend, just as any one of her fin and velvet clad sisters would have done from the sight of an erring fellow- mortal. The door was closed. As was but natural, thought Jinny. For when every one from all the country around was hastening to tint Widow Davis', Cyrilly, not being bidden, must hide her countenance. The sun had come out from the clouds when Jinny s ox-cart reached the huart of thu settlement ;iml the Iirst person whom she saw was Brother Cheyne, just dismounted from his meagre horse. Jinny blushed and bridled. The preacher was a younir mau. One who stood tall in his stock" ings and whoso blow could be as powerful as otio from a blacksmith's anvil arm. He had a strong, irregular face in which the good and the' evil that swayed mankind held com bat, had one eyes to read the lines that character dr,aws on mouth aud cheek and brow. But Jinny's eyes were not attuned to such readings. She only knew that Brother Cheyne had fallen in the habit of stopping more and more frequently at the small frame house in the farther valley aud talking to her in desultory undertones, while the old grandmother dozed over her corncob pip'e and Jinny, being young and well-favored, bin sides being able to bring the husband whom she might, choose some "stuff" not to be disdained, it was but in the course of things that she should have come to regard these visits in a certain not wholly pastoral nud other-worldly light. The more that she was quite conscious that if there were anv husband she would be at all liable to Ohose it would be one of a physiognomy wonderfully like that of youu»-Brother . Clieyno. "You'ims hev come to the dancin 1 , too," said Jinny , springing from the front seat of the ox-cart with a coquettish effect of not seeing the preacher's outstretched mind. A knot of youii"- men iu stove clothes for the occasion stood about the steps of the school , house a few feet away closely regard- jug the girl, who was fresh and bfoom- jng, as though she had uot been jotting over the country since long before the rising of the late Winter sun. Jinny was conscious of these slares aud enjoyed iu her harmlessly sophisticated soul the footing of (jiia.si- BUOTirER CIIEVNE WALKED WITH STEADY STEP. tling in his erring soul all these two years. He who had preached the Word and exhorted men and women and children to follow it, he had been the greatest sinner of all. He had been driven out into the mountains to wrestle with himself in prayer nio-lit after r'--'-•- • • •• • - ~ would of 111; fill of rough, honest creatures who constituted society for him, unblemished, with prond'lv lifted head, kept him from the path" of righteous retribution, of lowly, abased, repentent confession. He had sought to stifle the glamor of the inner vices by going hither and yon, by lingering at the house of Jinny, by caressing the thought that, had things been different,' hero was a young girl who might have loved him honestly and with whom he could have lived in pr-acc and plenty all his days. And, under such thoughts', die moral fibre in him had been more and more relaxed, and he had grown, though outwardly unchanged, au ever inferior man. But the powers of good had prevailed at last. Hu had come to Big Stag Valley this year when the people from all the country round, to whom he had for six years now been nuinlermiteut- ly preaching, would be assembled at the house of the Widow Davis, the richest woman in the settlement, bo- cause they had so • prevailed. And when ho had caught Jinny's innocently provocative glimoos just now and read for tlio first time their full moaning, he had reali/ed how great in this liruetion also had been his fault since 10 had by an unloving and unlawful lalliauce permitted . false hopes to irise in this young girl's heart. "God be merciful to mo, a sinner," mil-mured the passions of the man at ength subdued. He raised his deep eyes, around whose orbits were the igns of a moral struggle, such as few ssue victors from, paused at the door of the cabin from which Jinny had turned away her eyes an hour before. Within a few hickory sticks flamed'on the brick hearth. There was but one wooden chair in the cabin, and this was drawn close to the hearth. A young woman, with eyes great IIJ.K! brown and soft as a doe's, sat on tlio chair, her long, slender hands clasped about her knees. At one side of'the hiiiliers, on the raised platform construe! cd from several agglomerated wooilen tables were warming to their work. The room was crowded, and Widow Davis kept Kick bnav briniririij in ^nore chairs and benches from the neighboring school-house. Rick, good, loutish youth, with a not unhandsome visages-of 1m own and a pair of stalwart mountaineer's shoulders, would have far liefer kept at Jinny's side when the latter was not dancing, which, to he sure, was only for a short interval at a time. But Jinny was "powerful square to-nio-iit" was the honest Hick's thought, 1-1 or pretty face wore an absent'look and the dancing appeared to inspire her with but a moderate pleasure. She had seemed "pert enough" when she first rode up that afternoon, but the life had gone out of her eyes. To him, Kick, .the was in lurn short and indifferent, and if he couldn't please her, said the young man to himself, with a not wholly ungrounded consciousness of eligibility, who could? Ho wore store-clothes on Sundays and holidays; ho rarely touched corn-whisky, and' he was the only child of his mother, who, as has been said, was the richest woman in the settlement. "Lopk-a-here, Jinny," lie began, but a craning of necks "toward the door and a sudden aghast expression which had overspread the countenance of every one near it made him reave his adjuration unfinished. Something strange aud uncommon indeed must this bo. for the chief fiddler, an old man with a shock of gray hair descending in the middle of his forehead, had abruptly stopped playing with bow suspended in the act. The other musicians had paused likewise. Rick, who was tall* pushed forward to look over the heads of the men blocking the door. Thu first thing he saw were the powerful shoulders of Brother Joel Clieyno.' Bronchitis is cnrcd by frequent »m&ildose» of Piso'9 Curo for Consumption. A^aSn the Chinese ere threatening the Christians, nnd It does not ftppenr, cither, that the latter are leaving their reservations or Indulglngjn any ghost dances Millions of -women use uobblns' Electric Soap dally, ind fifty it la the best and cheapest. If they are right, you ought to use It. If wrong, one trial only will show yon Buy a bar of your grocer and try It next Monday. When people at the celebration dedicatory of ine New York World building asked where was the proprietor, they wure told that Mr. Pulitzer sailed for Europe that mornlug, broken In health and totally blind. $100 Ran-nrd. $100. The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure In ,8,11 Its stages, and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is the only positive cure now known to the -medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Internally, acting directly up. on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system, thereby destroying the foundation of the disease, and giving the patient strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith in Its curative powers, that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that It fails to cure. Send for list of testimonials. Address, F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. tSTSold byJJniggists, 75c. Judge E. R. Hoar, of Concord, Is one of the few surviving members of the literary club that made Boston famous in the days when Hawthorne, Emerson, Longfellow, Agasslz. ;Benjamin Pierce, Holmes, Lowell and Whlpple were enrolled among its members. t " _ If afflicted -with Sore Eyes, use Dr. Isaac Thompson's Eye Water. Druggists sell It. !J5c, President Carnot Is said to be one of the' most fastidious gastronomers In France. His •J™ » °«>« «f 'he most noted men of his craft i In the world, and la the inventor of a culinary chef d'oBurrea. i'niie..; rooo people ,o >.;• Dr. Sage's Catn.-rh Rome-.)•-.-, at 50 cents a bolll'j, to nuiico up $500. > One failure to cure v;ould take the profit from 4000 sales. Its makers profess to cure " cold in the head," and even chronic catarrh, and if they tail they pay $500 for their over-confidence»-^Not in newspaper word but in liard cash / Think of what confidence it takes to put that in the papers—and mean it. Its makers believe in the Remedy. Isn't it worth a trial? ' Isn't any trial preferable to catarrh? Ask Your Friends Aboul It. Tour distressing eolith can be cured. Wo know it, because Hump's Balsam within tlio past few years hns cured so ninny t-oturlis tnd colds in this community. Its remarkable sale hus been won entirely by its genii. Ine merit. Aslc some friend who has used it what he thinks of Kemp's Balsam. There Is no medicine so pure, none so effective. Large bottles 50c. and $1 at all druirirists. Sample bottle free. After all, the mild agencies are the best. Perhaps they Hvork more slowly, but they work surely. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are an active t agency 'but quiet and mild*. They're sugar-coated, easy to take, never shock nor derange the system and half their power is in the .mild way in wl/'oh their work is done. Smah- est, cheapest, easiest to take. One a dose. Twenty-five cents a vial. Of'all druggists. Send for Lists. Large Assort men to* Xmas Carols. Cliolco Son« Collections. BONO CLASSICS. Vol. 1, - - Bo songs. Bono CLASSICS. Vol. 2. - - 89 SONO CLASSICS. Low voices, 41 CIIOICK SAcnun SOLOS, - - C'HOICB SACRED SOLOS. Low Voices, 40 " CLASSIC, BARITONE AND BASS, 83 " CLASSIC TENOH SONOS, - - 86 " Goon OLD SOHOS Ws USKD to SIKO, 115 ii RHYMES AND Tirana. Sweet Mualc. M. P. Oegood, - 108 " Choice flnno Collection*. PIANO CLASSICS. Vol. 1. - 41 piece*. PIANO CLASSICS. Vol. 2, - 81 " CLASSIC I-'|.\V1KT, - 42 » SAIIIIATII Ji.ir Mr.stc, • - 38 " I'OIMILAnllANrK (.'OI.LKCT-N, fi« " I'ui'i'iiAit PIANO Cui.r.EijT'N, 00 " CLASSIC Korit-llANii Cut.t., 10 " Ol'EIUTIt; I'lANo I'OLLElT'.V Chnrdilii'.. IH;;T:I;I.\V rtOOTC of EMINENT Co» rosEits. A Immlsume and useful gift, $1,86. Any Hook mni/eil, post-paid, for retail priet. LYON & HBALY, Chicago. DITSON COMPANY. Boston. BOY WANTS Our lUiutraUct CATALOGUE of Scroll 8»w«, l>enl(rni, M»lo L«B*•!•""• Bk«t»«, HoxltiK QloTcH, ««% jar-Send stamp for our No. »0« Catalogue. THE JOHN WILKINSON C(L M9 t «7I Slalo St.. Chicago. of thlHdlsenae. O. II. 1NOHAHAM.M. D- Arnsterdntn, N. T' Wo have sold Bl s a tn, many years, and It liv, "'" Ut Of Tnd I). Jl. DYCTT15 i CO 1 91,00, Sot'.; by nroi^itf Teutonic wit grasps the pi tlon. A new coffee house In Berlin Tias over ircvalllng sensa- -J Berlin has over Its door a portrait of Koch, with the inscription: "The Jollv Unplllns >> * The Jolly Bacillus. THROAT DISEASES commence witli a Cough, Cola, or Sore Throat. "Srounft give immediate relief. Bronchial Troches' Sold only in boxes. Price 25 cts. •'Mr FIHENDS, I AM HRIJE TO DO RESTITUTION." And now tlio blockade at the (loot wus dissolving mechanically, each man moving back as the preacher came forward, and the cause of the ii"-|i.-ist room. "My friends." said the deep voice of Brother Clioyne—it had a curiouslv resonant sound as if some chord hail ceased to vibrate in it—"my friends, 1 am here to do restitution, so far as may lie in my .power. Yon sue before you a man who. while he exhorted you to lives of virtue, was concealing Ir'oni the world his own mortal sin.' Too long this woman has been shunned of all, alone iu her shame.' Let the one, hitherto unknown, who should have shared the condemnation, bow his nook to it, now iu the utmost." Still no one spoke. Each and evcrv guost of the Widow Davis might have been turned to stone. «'"! shall go from among yon. My ministry may have clone'you more harm than good. I. have been a miserable sinner and a miserable coward. Before God, before the week is over this woman shall be my wifin . w But' I see you now, perhaps', for the last time. No further words I could say to yon would be of avail. To all I only say, God Almightv who im-dous all those who truly repent bo with you Tbe new catalogue of Princeton tbeolosrl- cal seminary shows an attendance of 17i, representing twenty-four states and fifty- seven colleges, saying nothing of delegations from Canada and Ireland. A CHILD cannot tell what alls it. A shrewd mother will not take chances but will try Dr. Bull's Worm Destroyers at once. Don't let your druggist sell you any other kind of tform candy. Bull's is the best.1—| William E. Russell, tbe governor-eleet of Massachusetts, io a good horseman and a fine wing shot. Are You Going: South? If so, you should look into the advantages presented by the Louisville & Nashville R. R. this winter. There are DOW three traius dally to Florida and the southeast, with through sleepers to southern cities; from Cincinnati and Louisville through to Jacksonville and Tampa, Flo., without change: from St. Louis and Evansyille to Jackson! Tlllei without change; from Louisville to Chattanooga and Atlanta without change. For information as to rates, routes, etc., . Agent, FILL*.T^'* S IT ft JsrtleA ^31 EFFECTUAL^ TH A GUINEA A BOX ~^9f!& SfiyiS & NERVOUS DISORDERS For Headache, Weak Stomach, Impaired Digestion, Constipation,' Disordered Liver etc The first captain's license ever granted In Pennsylvania to a woman baa been given to Mrs. Clara Locke, of Llnwood, Delaware county, that state. How a Girl Made Mouoy. Mn. EDITOR:—I nm tempted to give my erpericnce^for tbe benefit of others. I sent o & Co., Columbus. Ohio, p machine for plating with U'l.**i1 TMin i-iliitt.»« !™ ,1 through the coining' years that follow." Ho turned, aud still by the hand, passed frosty stars, to a new year aud all the leading Cyrilly out under the I $5 to H. F. Delno & Co., Columbus. Ohio, and received a line machine for plating with gold, silver and nickel. The plating if done so nice every person wants work done. I get all the knives, l&rlcs and jewelry I can plate. I made $4.50 the first day, $27.90 the first week, in one month 1 had $103 clear .profit. My brother makes $10 to $20 per dav selhiig platers. Any one can do as much by. writing to the abov<! firm for circulars. Yours truly, LUCY V. BABBIT. Louis Janvier, a llaytian negro, has lately published in Paris a novel which is said tol show considerable ability aud undoubted originality. • JTo opium in Piso's Cure for Consumption Cures where other remedies fail. 25c. Count von Moltke attributes his attainment of old age to "God's mercy and moderation in all things." He especially advises that no one shall ever spend a whole I:PI *- IT el ;"~"T -••«« M« v/ww putiu ever snenu a win still -harder labor, of Sy c-^Mon. ' ' *°^*!*™*** *•? * A£ by good works and tlio chasteniiio- of the heart, of the committed sin. ° At the Widow Davis' danciuo- had not boon resumed. The business of the night could uot bo continued. What had occurred was too unheard of, too unprecedented. The old voun<* familiarity upon which these uieu might perceive that she stood the preacher. She rather accentuated hey owu appearance of ease, indued, that nothing of this effect might be lost. But Brother Cheyue's face was set in lines strange and new to her to-day, and fts she looked more closely at him her coquettishuess dropped from her and she tossed her head and bit her 4»V. cabin a small square unglazed aperture admitted such light to tlio interior as might struggle iu when the door was u)o.seil. Beyond this window tlio pro- oipilioiia uiouutuiu side closed in the Horizon. The evergreen rhododendron bushes clunjj.to its flank. The 'dark pine stood" sharply in relief iigninst patches of snow. At the foot of the mountain the creek's tortuous course lay stagnant and silent. The pink lights that oome with the winter sunsets of the mountains mingled with the blue shadows cast by the hollows where the snow lay. Every now and then Cyrillv lifted the browu eyes that "were like those of u doe tjiqt dies of some mortal hurt, and looked out at the still, cold picture f ruined by the little squarfe window of the cabin. Down by the frozen creek, where the wild azaleas bloomed iu yellow and white and purple glory with the duys of Juno, was u tiny grave. At the door there was a step, and a h«nd was on the latch. Joel Clieyno came iu, and cowe'riug closed the door behind him. For an instant their averted eyes met, aud tyrilly's clasped hands closed convulsively. "CyriJIy, J have come baofc— to ataue— a? touch as possible," * * * * » * 4a»eteg wp ^ pie wondered if they were dreaming The young people were white auc subdued. To Jinny the greatest change had come. She had trembled at Iirst, bu now she had grown very quiet. She saw Rick Davis at her elbow, aud her eyes no longer turned impatiently away from his as they had done a while before. "S'rilly an 1 you was good friends loug ago, Jinny," ventured Rick, who was a kiud hearted fellow, and who wished to say something commiserating. "i'es, we'uns was," assented Jinnv softly. Her pretty eyes wewe moist. A higher power had touched her; hor unconscious soul vibrated to some mysterious, unformulated perceptions of the great moral world beyond and about her narrow, little, hitherto con- teuterlly selfish life. "Yes. \Ve'uns was." Some iiofu of softness now to her voice fell ou Rick's ear, and his heart beat tuniultuously. '•Jinny," ho said, his voice thick With that pounding that appeared to leap up into his throat, "the new year is a powerful good time fur people ez likes each other to think about marrv- i,i> 1] * From Father To son, through generation otter generation, the taint of scrofula descends through the blood, blighting life and hastening death. The great majority of cases of iorofula and other blood diseases are hereditary, and therefore difficult to ouro. But we wish to stale in the most positive, emphatic manner that Hood's Borsaparilla does cure scrofula In every form. The most severe oases, too terrible for description, have yielded to this medicine when ull Pthers failed. The greater includes the leas—and if jon suffer from sorofulo, salt rheum or Impure blood in any form, take Hood's Sarsaparilla Sold by all druggists. »!; six for |5. Prepared only by 0.I HOOD & CO., Lowell, Mass. IOO Doses One Dollar IS JS&W PILLS HAVE THE LAHQE8T SALE OF THE POSITIVE CURE St., Wow York. Prlco 50 cto. ^i^.™/ 1 " Partlcle.Is applied to the mall. Warren, Pa. RED CROSS W^k DIAMOND BRAND PHn' « , ce s app Price. K>e. Sold by druggists or sent by mail, ^"dreaa. B. T: HAZBMIITB. Wan Tutt'srivor Pills Tuft's Pills give tone and strength to the weak stom- tmh, bowels, kidneys und bladder. GRATEFU!.r-COMFORT!Na. ~ BREAKFAST. -VASELINE- m , sent us by mall we \vlll deliver, free of all ohar K es, to any person in full "nokeJ •" 8> * °' ' Ue followin B "rtioles, care- o Commissioner of Pension Washington D. C.' WM. W. DUDLEY, CO.ll.lirssioNKi: OK J'KB Atlorrinv HI !,„«•, U'liiililiii "" intim, Hii* |,,i,,or.) This Solid Cold Fri for only 75 Cl5| ,,,,,]i ed l.ATJC Due two-ounoo UottleoC Pure Vaseline, . . 10 ots One two-ounce bottle of Vnseline Pomade, - 15 " One jar of Voselino Cold Cream, ...... is " One Cake of Vaseline Camphor Ice, . . One Cake of Vaseline Soap, uuscented 10 ; One Cuke of VawlinVBoapruq'uTsTtefy*scented.SG ' One two-ounce bottle of White Vaseline, . . 26 ' $1.10 Chesebrough Mlfe. Co., Hi State St., N. Y, If .You ' : — « , th»t aoonitUuMom m»y 5»V 3u*llrbuSlt BD u»5l he was about he in Not knowing what had put out his hand. And Jinny— all her graces gone, and still very whin) aud gentle and subdued — answered: "¥es, Rick." 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