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$ tHE 6PPER DES MOINES, ALGOlsA. IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY..18.1891. 1 is -. FARM AND HOME. §oinewherB, we say,—our Ihonghts go ont Bevonfl ilie tiflnl drifting.— Some dttT,- WP tfigh. and liftonr eye To where the clbnrts «re rifling; What matter whnt lo-flay hns been, Or wh»t its Tiiaht is bringine, To-moiTow will be ill^t in stem Of pftlmf niifl choral singing! Borne d«y—somcwliei c! We close onr eyes In drenms of Mornina's bennty,— Tn that far land wlirre prace takes place Of groping fifler iliny,— Of eropmgblindly in UK-dark Albe it with pui-not-e blended May be the faith thnl fain casts ont The donbts that life's defended. Oh, Lamb of God, tvh,o«o feet have pressed The cnp of angnifln'il sorrow, Whose tad Upthspmnr.i! our rest Hath earned for I if!•> To morrow,— The chalice that, in fever-thirst Of crimson wine we vo tasted, O'ef pains of Immnn sin accurst From brim to dreg was wasted. The cup down cast, our feet have trod The blood-stained ways of duly, While our hearts have dreamed, O, Son of God, Of Zion's radiant be and The stately lilies lift.their silent breath Of vague and mysllc perhime, faint sweet— Them la n strange suggcstivenoss of death, Of folded hands, and ever-hush-ed feet. Of majesty that sets all mirthiy things aside, With the snpremosl vu-i'ry over strife; • The grand unconsciousness of tlino and tide, That strange, strange knowledge; Everlasting life. "I am the rosnrrectlnn nnd tho life;" the lilies fair Intensify tho siloncii still nndeweot, There is no death,—in other lands—Some where,— Beside tho water rlppi lug al, his feel. They whom onr singing lips have kissed us dead, Do walk In rapture, rmllunt In bliss I "They who believe shnll novor die," lie said I (Somewhere In oilier lunds than this!) * * * * * * light within the Kast doth grow moro deep — And silence—and tho lilies hushed nnd fair,— Ttero is no death—II, is but sloop, And Kvorlasting life Somewhere, Somewhere FARM NOTES. In shipping young poultry at this time see that they are well watered and fed before cooping and do not crowd too many into the coops. Guard against constipation in swine. The tat forming fooas tend to produce cos- tiventss. The opposite kinds of food tend to prevent it. Farmers do not use the harrow enough. Keep it in the corn-field from the time_tht corn is planted ti'l you can use the cultivator to advantage. Sheep will thrive on almost any grass tint Arrows on dry rolling land, but they greatly prefer short, sweet herbage, like blue grass and th--y i!o best on it. A rich soil i* oiit suitable for the growth of ilie lanier kinds of fruit, as promotes too rapfd a growth of wood, anc makes the same thereby tender and more brittle. The sleeping quarters of the hogs should he arranged to allow plenty of room. I: they crowd during the warm nights the; will lose flesh from want of rest, as those in the center become too warm and rest less. Large hogs should be separated from smaller ones, and good, dry bedding pro vided to all. Crowding is detrimental in summer as well as in winter. Vines Need Protection. Cucumber and melon vines need some thing for their tendrils to cling to, so a not to be blown about by the wind. Smal pieces of brush stuck into the ground be tween the hills will allow ihe hoe to b used and keep the land frfte from weeds and will insure the vines against be^ torn and injured hy winds. This is a grea deal better than the practice of allowin weeds to STOW ior ihis purpose, as som eld-fashioned farmers used to do. Matched Horses. Farmers do not seem to realize what a advantageous fi M they have before then in the direction of rearing korses that wi match, or if not situated for this thorugh not having brood mares that look exactl alike and bred alike than by exchangin what the tailors call a "misfit" for a animal or animals from other farms, an getting together a double thain which all buyers will be likely to want on sight. only competes because it goes tinder the same name as that of good quality. It is tnnch gained to have the frftdnlent compounds, olemargarine fcncl the like, branded for what they are; bat the work will not be complete until the. poorer quantities of butter are ruled ont of the market as nnfit for human use. Rancid butter is not ven fit for cooking, as however it may be isguised, it flavors whatever it is cooked nto, and thus lessens the demand which sing good bnlter for cooking- would in- rease. In many places good butter is so enefally used for making butter crackers lat they are discarded fo»|inilkcrackoi s by II having any regard for their stomachs, his is only one of tho many way> in which the uso of poor bnttor lessens the ' emand. The Skilled Frnit Grower. For fifty years to come horticultural in- erests will probably increape, and among orticulturists the skilled fruit-grower, wning from ten to fifty acres of land, will best represent his class. Such n man ! likely to be more of a business iiiim ban the average farmer, and i« in closer elations to town and city lite. He is ompelled to travel more, watches the markets and fields of invention closer, and epresent?, all in all, a finer type. A Cal- fomia fruit grower is in some respects ikin to the middle class of suburban wellers near Boston and New York, with his very important difference, tlmt ho dually nnd continually makes his living roni the soil ho owns. The one tendency f his life is toward what may In termed 'extreme Crtliforniimisin," for he is grow- ng almonds or oranges or Rouiothiua' or )ther that ct\u not ba produced at a profit n many other places on tho continent, ind the "glorious climate" is his best riend. Hut, on tho other hand ho is in a lulled business, full of technical details, 'equiring plenty of brain work, and he is elling in tbu world's markets. Many a California grower of raisins, oranges, valnutH. olives, prunes or other liorticul- ,ural products goes to Chicago and Now York every autumn, "to keep the run of the field." Tho drift of Pacific coast life s toward n rapid increase of the number of orchardists. Thjy are organized, too, n a manner unknown among the farmers, ind have several times bhown unexpected courage in independent politics^ _ Some of ;hese diiyn professional politicians will itwe to doai with anew factor—tho horticulturist, a distinct evolution from ^he conservative American farmer typo, quicker of broin, less wedded to party_ bonds, and more capable of understanding the nterests of the commonwealth,—Popular Science Monthly. •I UK IIOUSKIIOliD of time *hieh boys Mid .flrirls Atid prrowfi- np people flr? ftpt to -waste And thro* away. His fathet had taught him that every specie ind particle of time its tveicht in gold, and his son took care of them" as if they *ew>. TVke ewe of your d dust! MONICA. LOVE STORY OF MODERN PAYS riant * fto»e for th A rose for the living and not for the dead alone. A rose now and do not. keep all caskets of love and tenderness sealed up until our fi iends nre dead and prepared for the quiet, grave. Better— far bet- tin--- -to fill tt-.eir lives with flowers, love anrl joys. "Kir.d words never die" — speak kinllvj speak approvingly, ctiperfrtlly, before the ear is dumb to all earthly sounds while yet their hearts can be thrilled and echo the, music of kindness. The kind and approving things sealed up in the heart to lie said after they are dead, say before, .„,„ ,„ ........... , ........................... say while they are living and need the happily throiurh shruhlicvy or unnlen, but sympathy and love human Jundness alone •' • " " " .......... ....... ' ..... can yive. The roses, the CHAVTKK X. For tin- next few days the sun l--c.on~.iicu" ous by its ahsi'ilco,, and .lupilov Tou.aus. \\ilh rt'll his nois\ (rain, is abroad. I'll tv is nulliim: but ruin everywhere and at nil liours, inul n certain ohill n-vompitnyini? it, that iiinkcs one helu'Ye (\vith "ICIla," is it nut'.'^ that "a bad summer is but winter painted mven." Tlii' Im'lH is dimmed, tin- winds sijih heavily, all throuu-li these days, rtlid ou the bills around, "th.> hooded elouds, like friars, ti'll their beads in drops of rain." lint on Thursday evening it clears a little, •-not, sullu'lently to allow one t.o wander ." snys she, ; n> ol' me If . 1 know iu>- N no one I hit.>r d ml- s-nry Id ed for their praves, send flowers intend- to their homes, to their hearts to beautify and cheer while yet the sweet echo umy come back to yon, clothed in hallowed perfume, "thank you." If our friends have caskets sealed up and l.iid away, filled with the sweet perfume of love and kindness which they intend to unseal when this hand is stilled in death, while 'tis sweet to think that, a rose may be plunted over my grave, 1 would very much prefer they would unseal them while 1 am climbing the rugged and briered path of life, and the keen thorns of piiiu arc ever lurking near, that weary hours may be, cheered and life refreshed and snn'eUficdj now, while tired and almost ready to sink by the wayside and no further go. A plain casket and no (lowers, if need bo, will be all the body will need after the soul linn taken its Iliirht to other worlds than this, hut, oh, fill the lifts with HWeotuGRB, kindness mid love. Plant a ro&'o on the hearthstone of neighbor and friend, that its modest, silent, sweetness may kiss the weary heart at morn, at eve and at every hour. "Flowers on the grave cast no fr.'iuranco backward over the weary years." Plant yo u rose Unit it may sinil- iingly bloom over the living. Keep it not for the deiid, where it must over bloom bowed and silently awed.—Medical Free Press. TUK KITCIMCN. Let Me Itolleio. Letme believe yon. lovo, or let me dlel If on v our faith I may roBt secure, Beyond nil change of porntlventiiro sure, Trusting your ha f nvownls sweet nndphy, AB triiBta the lark the pallid, dawn-lit;sky. Then would I rather In some grave ohscnre Repose forlorn, than living on, ondnre A question each dear transport to hello, It is a pain to thirst and do without, A pain to suffer what we deem unjust, To win a joy and lay it In the dust; But there's a fiercer pain—the pain of douht; From other griefs death setts the spirit freo; l)6nbt steals the lightfrom immortality I Little troubles kill little men. Self-conciet is harder to cure than a cancer. There is nothing meaner anywhere than a lie. It takes firfi to bring out the fragrance of the incense. The surest way to get a good name is to get a good heart More mnn would be rich if they wero not afraid to trust their wives with the care of their money. The b?st way to git rid of the, blues, is to try to push the clouds away from the windows of other people. To live is not merelj to breathe, it is to act, it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties—of all those parts of ourselves which give us a feeling of existence. —Rousseau. The Psalmist was sure that he could run in the way of God's commandments when God would ''enlarge his heart." An enlarged heart, filled and oversowing with love,'.will know no/weariness or discouragement. It is delightful to think that out of thu miseries of life, so many of which afflict us, there shall come the highest of our enjoyment-:. The pains shall be fruitful ones, "working out" an unspeakable blessedness. IDEJJ Take coffee of good brand, make it strong and when cold mix it with tho same quantity of rich cream. Sweeten to taste and freeze. COLD OUl'MOTE. Wash strawberries and raspberries in cold water, drain <\i$, and place them on a dish. Pour boiling common syrup or boiling currant jelly all over. Serve when cold. niKSKHVJSD PINKAl'I'LK. Remove all the rind from perfectly sonud pineapples, grate them and allow a pound of sugar to a pound of pulp. Simmer gently for thirty minute.s, and seal while hot. BliAOKUEKKY JJIU5AD. Take slices of sweet stale bread, butter lightly and remove crust. Arrange in the bottom of a desert dish and pour in hot stewed) blackberries, sweetened to taste. Strawberries, raspberries and cherries may be served in the same way. Sowing: Wheat. The Rlffhi; Way to Look at It. , ,. , , , J , , A little boy was tempted to pluck some About the time wheat begins to head i cnerr i es f r0 ni a tree which his father had out is a good time to judge as to its pro- f or biddtn liim to- touch. "You need not bable yield, though all dangers are not! be a f ra id," said an evil companion, "for, past. If much of the crop i& l<vte the yield if your f L j ier should find out that you tirill VIR nrmr. The, sami» caiiFfis that rp.-'i._.._ j-,i,,.,.!,„.,, v,,, ;~ L nn i,i«J f« ,,,-f CltAI! APPI/K Cut the apples to pieces without paring or removing seeds — the latter impart a pleasant flavor to the fruit. Put into a stone jar, set in a pot of hot water, anl let boil for eight or nine hours. Squeeze out the juice nextmorning, re-strain without squeezing, allow pound for pint, and boil to jelly. CUIUtANT JAM. Take fine, ripe currants, pick them over carefully, remove stems, and for every pound of fruit allow the same quantity of sugar. Put into a preserving kettle, have the fire slow until the sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Increaae the heat, boil ten minutes, pour into glasses, and seal when cold. CHERRY Take four pounds'of cherrios, and o no pound of red entrants. Put these fruits into a kettle, place over the fire and reduce to a mash. Stir constantly with a wooden Hpoon, press through a fine sieve and filter uuunr well for the morrow, when th<> muoli-loiu;v,l-for dane-e nl the Harnu'ks is due. And, indeed, when Friday dawns all ua- tmv is glorious. O'or sea nnd land there. llo.itsa brightness Indescribable, \\ilh no (lock or Haw upon its beauty. In every nook and iilad: 1 and hollow is glad sunshine, and i\ soft niihinir breey.e that bids the heart rejoice, and uplifts Itself In Joyous prais • to the (ivoat Tower above who call* ilie heavens Ills Throne. Uir Is HIV sinslnu upon every hough, to cive the day "uood-morrow." and the small shramU'K swollen by past rains, are ehanl- Inir lond bnl soft, harmonies H (lie water- pixies, IH they dash headlong toward tho river down below. "Nn llMII'S Dim ill" Mvri't luoli thai Niilnp, wi-iM'S," but rallier a smile Is on leaf, and (lower, and waving braeUen. And on Monica, too, as, MllhRlad eyes nnd parted lips, «hn sleps Ihthlly Into the shadow of the old pnrc.'i at. J\ii,ync. No sweeter presence ever honored II. ' 1,-milnu; ngalnsl one of (lie pillars, she sloops forward, and isity.es nlmusl grnlcfnlly nl Ilie merry sunbeams, as they creep up In 'jt! lo ficr feet, nnd then iso swll'Uybairk ' . ,Slie Is dressed |o-d:iy in a piile-bhic Imtwlo gown, Hint rivals In hue Iho delicnle n/uro of UK; sUles nbove her. Her Ini'uo blaclc hat Is amnss of Spanish lace, her loiii; gloves iLi'eol'llie same somber shade, mid so are her shoes, Ilionuli relieved by buckles. With Unit, smile upon tier lips, nnd the subdued expectation In her eyes, M',IC looks tins per- siiiiilieallon of nil Hint, Is r-niler, pure, nnd lovable. "Are yon ready'."' nsks Kit, ^Joining her. "The enrrlnge IH cnmlii); round.'' '•CJitile. 1 ' "All bnl. ycinr fan; where IH IhatV "Alillniejl.forgol.il. It nm-.|, lie on my table. J - " "No, do not stir. I will gel II. for yon. It would be a slinine tosend yon on nny errnnd Mint might destroy your present pose, yon look so lil;e a cloud, or a Iliinir out of Kale, tlrccnawny's hooks." "Jllsviry null- |o call me n Iliim,", illn lishcnrteiiini:-, wlii^n I believed I was looking my b'.'hl," says Monica, laiiKhinir. SOMKV IKIW Kit's praises always please hcc. Then the. earring" do -s come, round, and (hey all get into it, nnd sla: I, for their .seven- mill s drive, a very slow seven miles, at tho end of which Uny find themselves in tho small town of Clonbre.e, mounting the sleep hill thatleads to the Barracks, which are placed on a most, unsavory eminence - all tho narrow stre.e.ts Je.'idim; up to Ilieni bc.ins? lined with close cabins and liny houses Hint lire anything but. "sweets to the .sweet.' 1 Knlerinu; the small barrack-yard, and lind- inf! a door liospitablyopc.ii, the, AIL-ses Hlakr; go up a wooden sta'rc;is«, and praiftnliy lind themselves on the landing-place iii;ove, where thfty are wc.lcorneil oll'usively by Mr. Jlyde, who is looking bif.'Ke,r and hol.ier and stouter than usual. Captain Cobimt.t in Ihe.largostroom Ihoro are but two availahlo in theso rustic bar- rac.ks-^is trying vainly to find a comfortable. quarter for old Lady Kossmoyne, who Is both deaf and stupid, but who, fcei'intc it her duty to support on all occasions, (both festive and otherwise) tho emissaries of her queen, has ape.cpi^d this invitation, and is now heartily sorry for her loyally. She, is siltiiiK In durance vile, upon a low chair, with a carpet .seat and a treacherous nature, that threatens lo Him upon her and double her up at any moment if she dares to cive away to even tho smallest, amount of natural animation; so perforce the, poor old woman sils still, like "patience, on a monument smiling at grief," and thai her own gric.f, too, whie.h, of course, Is harder to won't you? You will trhv in. 1 al! the d you rnn spa re'.'" "Thnt \vouM IK- :\ trr.-;«t m.my lnt'ehin«rn little. "Yu« iiiiirht : 1 s;i!d ye* Id th.it. 'I'lic f.icl body IK'TC, ami i'i-rl:ilnlii IhiM' en re to (hiiii-o \\iih." "You will have iitmihi'i- l.il on," returns he n'.r/.im: \\illi nnn-pi'i luiraliiin ill h>'i cli;'i IIMIX fuci-. "li nvii'nuchc of wdrslilin-i-s dosci'inN, ni(> ail the \vnli,M'M." "Are iny d:\net'-!. then, so uive JMII'.'" with n swift npwnvd ulnwc. "Tlu-\ mv, ;\l nil I'veul-:. ilu % dul\ onus I cmvfor," ii'lurushi 1 , cluuisilx . but hem My. ",\llth(> dlhcrs \\ill He In the MM|O with duly." "Kvi-rj subject's duly is |.h(> kiuit's; btil e\er\ snhjcct's Sdiil is Ills own," quotes Mdii'li-n, liiihtly. "Win danco. unless \nu \vi-h it'. 1 " "Hi-ciuisd ni\- soul Is ii"f uiy own," re- s]Hiud:t he, with u sl'-h. "1 i\ui bound to d:\ni-e with every uwl.inivsihUi woman hero t:i-.!;)y, or they will u'd luuud mut revile mo. You oiif/M tu'ho sivrry for n»o if yonaron't. 1 ' "\\'(>li, I nm," s:iys Moule:i; ''nud so you shnll have every \v:il!/ on Ihi- prn.'tninmi'.,' With this slio lets him laUo her In his nnus npOn. nnd tioat nwny with her to tho Mrnins tit'l'iie vvnlt/ then plnylur, nud fur :iv\:iy frinu Mesmonil's Jealous I'liro. "Well, 1 hml mi Ideii it \vi\s In her," says Mis. lidliun, In a breathless sort of manner, vvlu'ii Monica bus (\ulte vanished. "All that mis meant for yon, ,\ou know, and how ' will be poor. The sains causes that re tariied it will also lessen the crop. Time of sowing winter wheat has little to do with its lateness or earline.=s next season. There may not be three days' difference in ripen ing in pieces sown ,i month or more apart, and the latest sown, if on very rich ground, may be the earlier in ripening. Overfeeding Poultry, The common mistake of beginners with have taken them, ho is too kind to • urt you." "Ah," said the brave little fellow, "that i» tho very Mason why I would not touch them; for, though, my father would not hurt me, yet I would hurt him by any disobedience.''—Selected. through" a jelly bag. To each pound of fruit add from three-quarters to one pound of sugar as taste require-:. Place again on fire and boil to a jelly. Remove scum, fill glasses and tie up when cold with branched paper. FOUR-FRUIT JKLLY. A very tine j«lly in mada by taking ".S'o glad you've come I Wo wore, quite in despair about you; hut bettor lato than Wouian'K Wit. "Now," said the bride-groom to the bride, when they returned >srom the honeymoon trip, "let us have a clear understand- o ing before wo settle down to married life. poultry is over-feeding, and"with many • Are you president or vice-president of this careless and irregul.ir feeding. Plenty of society." "I want neither president or vice- water and plenty of exercise are at least' president," she answered. "] wil) be. con- as important as abundance of food. It tent with a subordinate position." "What is a significant fact that all the best i is that?" "Treasurer."—Selected. breeds of laying hens, are most active, and J • the only way to keep the Asiatic breeds Women Will Grow More Beautiful to laying in warm weather is to reduce their'rations, and make the hens scratch It follows that, if the higher >'ace does not character of the change, and the for their living. Even then they will be ' physical conditions on earth do not change, ap*; to become too fat if given too mnch an "j it is improbabiethat they will change, grain. for at least aorne millions of years, the .——— ,., . beauty of women will go on increasing How to Kill Sheep Tick,. {or ft f time to come> As soon as sheep shearing is done the . Summing up all rhe agencies at work ticks, which have found refuge in the long amon g the higher tacas as fruitful of in- wool of older sheep, will desert them and creasing female beauty, we may well as- take to the unsnorn lambs, whosa wool sume its future great development. These then affords a better hiding place. These ! conditions roust produce in turn romantic ticks are easily killed by dipping lambs ; j ovei v j gor or body and maintenance of up to their ear» in a strong solution of to- j voa tbful appearance, amiability of expres- bacco. Refuse sterns can be used and can s j on an( i t |j e intellectual and spiritual usually be had for little or nothing in to- graces of the countenance; all of which, in bacco growing localities. The wash, after t tj e aggregate, will mean increased beauty the lambs have been dipped in it, is excel- j J Q tne future, lent to apoly to uieilon or encumber vines ' to repel the bugs. U has also excellent manorial properties, bat we prefer to use it In small quantities merely to repel in- equal quanties of ripe strawberries, ^raspberries, currants and red cherried; all should be fully ripe and the cherries must \n stoned, taking care to preserve tho juica which escapes in stoning and add it to the .est. Mix the fruit together, put it into a jelly bag and squeeze it thoroughly. Strain again, meanura the juice and to every pint allow a pound of loaf sugar. Boil for twenty minutes, skimming frequently, and if it congeals readily it is done. HlntH fur the Home. In the kitchen uae the finest and moit delicate butter-—especially for paltry. In cooking dry vegetables put them into cold water and brin^ them slowly to the boiling point. Fresh and green vegetables are plunged in to sal ted, boiling water. In making ornele*s break the eggs separately and beat until the last moment be- for.- putting ihem into the pan. B»ef fat is preferred by some of the beat cookB to all other frying mediums. It is Kuffi'.-iently heated when the Hinoke arises from the center. Itnhonld not boil. Sauces spoil by standing. They be prepared last and served hot. Insult to Injury. "E.-Jsrar!" There were ita'ics in her voice that sent a thrill nf apprehension through him. "What u itV" he cried. "A hair on year coat Upel !" "It can't be any one's but yours." "I>> you think to deceive rne? My hair is brown; that is blonde; verv blonde." EJuar was silent for severaf heart-beats, and then, with a sigh of relief, said: •'Yes, my dearest. But this h an old coat. When I last wore it to ace yon Trite But Vital. Young Res par. '•That boy knows howto take care of his _ sold dn»t,"'&a}s Tom's uncle often to him- blonde hair was in faabion^" self and sometimes aloud. Tom went to Poor Batter. . co n eeei anc j e7e r) account they heard of In the daiiy business, especi'Uly where him he was going ..head, laying a solid ch£ese and batter are the staples, the far- j foundation for the future. "Certainly, mer is a manufacturer and tlie salableneaa ; said his uncle, "certainly; that boy. I tell of his product depends largely upon his ; yoa, knows how to take caie of nw go.d skill. ItdoesDot ail depend upon this.' dust." Gold dust! Where did Pom get however, for toe proportion of batter and gold doit? He was a poor boy. tie had cheese that is wholly unfit for food u not been to California. He never was a often so largs thu it detracts from the miner. When did he get gold daati 1 Ab! eric** the best would bring if it were not he has seconds and minutes, aod these are weighed down by tMi inferi(»8tuf, wbicb U» gold diwt of time, ajp**k» and articies Somewbat HurprUed. A driver bad Ijeen over ardent is hi* worship of Bacchus, and ulucnateiy feil asleep. Oa awaking and finding himself O*3IV^£S' '-' ••* L*TI«ia>«<g (*14V* i* Lt*-» ii* [j ill IH -1*^11. i alone in hi* harmless wagon, he looked! rather sarprised and exclaimed, "Wai, i've either lost a team or stole a wagon!" Mrs. Blotter (of a literary torn)—''And John, oend up a gallon of midnight oil. Aii cor beat writers, I'm told, burn it." never, oh?" Kays Mr. I'tyde to Monica, with a fat smile. There israihor much of "too Kolid llo-;li" about his face. "j dare ."ay," says Monica, very vaguely; oho is looking anxiously round her, hoping, yet dreading, to see Desmond. In tho next room can be heard the sound of music. "My Queen" IH being played very prettily upon a piano by somebody. Dane- ill),' is evidently doing on, and Monica, who adores it, feels her toes trembling iji her shoes. •'May I have the pleasure of thmV" says Mr. ityde. "i've kept it for you all along, yon know. If you toll me you have already given it away, 1 shall feel myself aggrieved indeed." "Was there over HO silly a young man?" thinks Monica, and then she nay-, aloud, "No, it is not promised," and lots him place his arm round her, and reluctantly mingles with the other dancers. To do him justice, lie walt'/.es very well, tills fat young marine, HO it cannot, be said that she IISH altogether a had time, and she certainly feels a little glow of pleasure as .-he pannes presently to recover her breath. As she doe; so, her eyes rest on Desmond, ile, too, i.s dancing, and with Olga Hohuii, He Is whispering to his partner, who is whispering hack to him in a somewhat pronounced fashion, and altogether he is looking radiantly happy, and anything but the difccon.solatf; Kwain Monica lias be-in picturing to herself. He is .smiling down at Olga, and is apparently rum muring all soils of should' pretty thi/i'.'.s into her still profiler ear, be- j cause they both look nuito at peace with I each other and «11 Ihe -.vorld. A pan;-' shoot', thio'i^h Morilfa'r-j heart, lie can lie a-i haj<j,> then, v, i'.Si on'; pretty woman as v/ith another! She by no moans, you will see, depreciate* h<;r own charm*. All he wants is to have "t'other dear charmer away." Al this moment she encounters lib eyes, and answers his glad (start of Hirprise v/ith a little scornful lowering of Ji'rr lids. After which, being fully aware that, he is fctill washing her in hurt iin/a/einent. she; turns n MN'OI. }<:»'<•, hut very f-ricoiiru-'ing face up to llylc, Mill .•>«}')>. j;n-:ti!y,- ••You :-,ii.-I 1 w-.v-s iist.- ju-t in,;-,'. Wag IV" "Very- Al lea-t il r.-.--in nl so \nw<:," nays Kyite, with hwtvy ;«|;.ri?r>n in hi-s glance. Ft*!inif. fiithr-r than -.oosng, that Mr. J)(;H- worifl has brni/iit his fair companion to an a.'!'-:!!'/!' clwf; b -hind her, Monica »ay« in a •iitl. jjweet voi'ri;,- "I iii'Ii«"t mean to l»« lute. .'"To, indeed! I liurrie'1 all 1 r.»uUl; \n\i my auni* are »low to move. I wan l//mii»sj to b« here, but they would make no haste." "You coM.\) longed to be here?" ask* he, eagerly. "W«H, that wi* good of you I Aa«J now vosj iiave com* you will be kind to me. "Hut ic/i;/ should II he uieaul for me? What have I done that she should fin 111 Uso nieV" says Desmond, also breathless. "And you spi'Jtli nf her as if you udinlieil her and she iiiuvht, to he praised for her conduct, when you have just heaid from my own lips how devotedly I am allached to her I" "I cannot help admlrlugncnius when Isen It."says (Una, wllh it guy laugh. "She made up her mind nauijlilv Illllo Ihlmtl- to make you miserable a uiinulo nuo, and — she Mt'voeded, Wind can compare with sticc.' s! Hul In very Iriilh, Hrlaii,' 1 lapping bin arm fauillhirly \vllh her Ian (an itethin Monica notes Irolu the oilier sldo of Hie I-MIUII), "I would n;'o )(iu a victor loo, and In Ihls cause. Hhc Is as worthy of you as you nf her. and it llg for one's enuslnsiiiid sIslofH and aunts, when ('upld leads the way." She has Ihniwn U|i her head, and IN look- Inu lull ol spirit, when youiiu linnaylie, ap- pioachini!; hep. ; .:r, v. •.lulling, "This Is our dance, I Ihluk. Mrs. Hnhuii' 1 " "Is II'.' Mn far. MI irond !'' She turns aijalu to llrian: "Kami hearl newr won lair lady." she says, wariilinrly, "I caiiuol accuse myself of any 1'ooblenosn of that sort,'' says Desmond, glmuully. "AM you sue, II all rests with her," "I'erhaps she. Isal'tuldof flic family fund," says Ultra, lauir'ilng. "Urn- hoars such it lot aboul Ihi-, lllalie-liesiiKaid alfalr that I feel I could lake the i;old medal If examined iiboul II. '1'liere.l what nuiiHcnsel (lo and spi'iik lo her, and defy lhn"o dear old ladlen al Mo> no.'' "Yon were InlkiiiK about that pretty fillHH Mi-rosfordV'' says It'uiayne, as llrian IIIOVCH away. "Ves. Hul, sir, 1 ' inr.lily, "how dare you see bounty in any woman when I am hyV" "Ob that I could sen you really Jealous, and of inc.'" returns lie, half sadly, looking a! hoc with Inniriii 1 : eyes. "If I llnillght I could mak' 1 your luiiri ache, for even one short miiMi!,', f should he Ilie happiest mail aiive." "/lo//, yon moan! <»h, (raltor! And would yon h-ive ni' 1 mi •'-i-,il.lc for your own Krafltl- (•llji'il!'.'" "J 1 ., wnii^l li • fur yi'iirs hi'.'-r on. For that oiiii moment yon would gain n slave forever." "And unless I am wrelehod for that one moment, I ounnol gain my slave'."' "You Itnnw the answer to that only too well'," returns ho, with HO much fervor Ihat she refuses to continue the discussion. "Talking of jealousy," she says, lujhfly, with a .sido-gliinco at him, "IL is the dream of my life to malto Itn-ismoyne jealous,-to reduce him to absolute .submission, lie IH so oold, wi precise, so Knglish, that it would he quili- a triumph to drag him at one's chariot-wheels. Shall I be able to do it'."' She lurns up her charming face to his, an though in question. iSho i.s looking hor very .swcrfo.-l, and Is tenderly aware of the fact; and, indeed, so is ho. '•1 suppose so," he say.s, In answer to her, hut, nlowly and reproachfully. "Bui, 1 must have, help," nays Olga. "fitfine one must help mo. yon' 1 -is It, not,?' 1 "IV" with Htrongcmphasls. "What, should f have lodo with it?" "Not, much, yet. 1 count upon you. Why, who do you think I am going to make him jealous about? Kb?" "How ; liquid I know?" "How shouldn't you? Why, It Is of yoi;,— I/on/" with fjulte a delicious little laugh. "So you will have to dance round after me all day for the future until your mission in fnllilled, and try to look as if you 'lanltu loved me." "Von have mistaken your man," say.s Ko- nayno, quietly; "you must got some oneelso t.'i help you iu this mailer. It, is not, for me, oven if I did not love you; I should scorn KO low a la:-k." "J.ove is an Idle word," H)IO nayw, her eyes flashing. "It. may bo -to some, Hut. 1 toll you that, no man's heart i.s of so poor value that it can be flung hither and thither at. any one's p!oasuro,--no, not oven at the ph-aMire of the woman ho adores. Von will .seek Homo moro eompl-.dsaul lover to ho your dupe on this occasion. J decline tho ollloe." '•You forget how you speak, sir!" she say.-;, proudly; yot even as she, gives way to this angry speech a gloam of deepest admit ution iO light,i her eyes that sho h obliged lo let li'-r lids fall over them to cover the toll-lull--) beneath; hc,r breath comes and (.;or:s ijliickiy. Something liko relief comes to hor when Lord Uossmoyne, Hfrot'-hirii.' his long nock round the curium that half shields the cushioned rcf; ,s of the window where they are hitting, hay.-i, with considerable animation, for him,-- pnlrry pie'-e of jmstoitont'ri or one s most in- timale friend. Sho had forsulton her card, probably, ftnd now it is almos-| useless. U.innym-V henrt is lull of hiMornoss', and he tries to swortr to him-ielr that for !h" future hf will clo.in.to his hoar! of this coquet to, \\hneiiresiiomoro for him n:iy, far less Iliau sh ( . docs for her little to\ lovrier. Yot, o\eu as theso storu rosnlv.'s s.'cK vainly to root thom- si'lvos in 1-i i bn-ast, hi-i o\cs turn nirnln to Ihe loom h.-voml. and maUc seu'oli for thO siren who i- !,ii uuiloiii!.;. She N sill), of cnurse, u lib K r,-mo\ i,'. ;!)ui.; ,>ll siniloS and prottN liln--hcs, rtml l-i cvidi-nlly both roulotii .-mil bapp\. I .mi .1 foul !- a madman 1" ho MlJ'S td b: ; h: imOwou Kell\, \vlui liy ch.nicu Ijtloofc. i;i:; at htm f"o. i-n,.iii. tin 1 latter (as though melaivholy cyos that hnre reaches ilu> \vlmlo\v whrro Itiiiiayne stands di-.<'oiisolate. "Why so pah- ami wan, fund lover?" he says, ir'ijlj, but \\itliHo kindly an Intonilr I'MII lhal i veil tho most ptii'iiiiohtns could not la'.i' mubraijo at it. Now, Mi, Kelly's liitowlndRr on all trtftt- id's is sn clour inid precise Ihat, Koimyno ihn'.s not dream (it dooolvlnt: him In this matter. "Of com-.c j on will lamjhat me,"hosftys; "but •omchdu 1 don't mind i/otir rhllctllo mv.eh. II inr,ins only this, tiuii I hnve Just found mil Hun she c'lirs no:liiii':v at all for mo." '•Nhc, beluir Mrs. Hnhun? Well, my dear lad, If nil oldoily tti'iilloman's expi'ileucn Is ol any use to \,,n, \ou ma> have it cheap. 1 believes she eaivs a clout deal for yuw. l.noKersou si.,. niiKi of the tiauu 1 , anil I \\nuld liaoli ,M<II ii'.'ain I l!o...mo\ne any day." "Yiitt are a very KIHI l!oiia\ lie, "Ihe bent I stand you. You urn console me." "I am not, In faith; I say II, because I Ihlnk II." "I wish I could think It." "Tr,\. 'If al lir-,I you don't succeod,' you Idunv, tulhiw out liio Inestluiahlt! Watt's udvlco, and 'try imaln.' 'riiero's ndthlng lll;e II; It <;cls lo be qulto liiramo In tho long run. I Ibank my stai-H," liiii'ihliiir., "1 have iiovor been a slave lo the 'palhrlle fallacy* called hue; yet It bus Us good points, I suppose." "II ha-iii't," siiiys Uiiiiaync, |r,lnoiully, "\'ou terrify me," na.\H ^il'. Roily, "bo- caii^e I feel pn.sll.lvo my day l» yol lo como. and wltli all lids misery lioforu me 1 foci suicidal. Don't, my dear follow I don't, took like lhal.1 (live her up; go anil fall In lovo wllh Home lltflo girl of your own agoorovon youni.'or.' 1 Tho "oven" IH offensive, hiit.UllcIs loo far gone In melancholy to pcrcclvo If. "If In too lull' for Iluil, kind of advice," ho says; "I waul, her, and her only. 1 don't know how to deserlho It, but, " "There arc chords," i|imtcH Ills friend, gravely. ".just, HO," says Iliu miserable Houayno, i|iill" as griively; whloh so upsets the gravity o| bis companion Ihat II, Is wllh dllllculty ho conceal.'! bis Ill-fluted mirth. "What Is that mitUlafcd arflolo In your hand'.'" ho asks, at length, when ho has conquered his mii'icloM, "This- ch! oh, her card, I. suppose," HtiV8 Komiyiio, viciously. Yol, oven as he xpoalcg be suioollis out. the crumpled card, and ro- gards il.wllb a dismal leiuloriiesfiasholn/< In part Inn; ! follow,' 1 HIIJ.S Ullo know; bull under- only iiajlmt that to To bn continued. OODITIKH. fihould hear in mind tlmt hauling yourif? men over tl.o coals (loon not tond to infike them pop New York Waiter "Ilow do you liko youi Htealc, iiir? HarcV Lord Albert Hall "Ah, no; plentiful." ft in surprising how many (food thingft a man reads in the course of an evening that should teach a loHKon to HJB neighbors. DMr«. Noenr--"Do you think cuy daughter will he a musician?" I'rofeHHor—"I gun't 7,ay. She way. She toll rno she «"ni.! of a lori'ff livn.l family." Teacher--"What advantage had tho KomnriH over us'i*' 1 Scholar—"'J'hoy did not have to learn what wo must, about them, 1 ' Didflorrau—"Did you attend tho lecture of Prof. Hardhead on 'Grip, a MuJiidy of the Imagination'?" l3i(l(lerenu--"Hi! did not leclnro." "Why riot?" "llown with the firip." l>i Helpline—'UnHophiHticated Parent—"Hollow there nurse, v/haf'n the t'/ab'y. yelling that way for? I can't read at till. Numi---"He'H cuffing hiH teeth' wir." U. P.--"Well, KCO Hint, he dorwn'b do it any moro or you low your place." "They nay if, w>iitn ?17 > r ;0 a week to food uii elephant, MM. lronx,"miid the bourdor al, the foot of tho table, reaching for another bkeuit. "How would you like to board one at regular raton? ' '"Aii elephiirit, Mr. MeOinniH," ropliod the landlady coldly, wouldn't alwayn be throwing out iiinU all the tirrin that ho V/HH getting tired of the prunoH. Tlio Oerin;ui i-in\iriiHn, liko tho l'rincot>a of WuleH, w orio of l.hoHo htdioa v/hoso "doKliny to v/eyr a royal crown" conies af i er childhood and early you 111 passed in a very nimji.'e, alrnoHl. bourgoolf! homo. 'J'ho three Danisih pri/icocwiH, of whom the Princes of Wa-lco vtux the oldest and tho nio'rt boautifnl, v/eie their own (lrofi»inaker« in their youthful da.vnj the father of the German ouiproiH, Prince Frederick of H(:hl('Hv/ig-II';lHl(:in, who wa* too poor to a jirivuto carriage, urid, fidconliog to The, Girlhood of tho German Kmpreiw," in the current number of Good Worda, "when ,t drive IMS' carno u. noc''8Hity it WUH taken in an ordl' nary hired equipage. Ah! KO 1 have found you, Mrn. J'ohnn. 1 ' "Vouiiave, indeed, and in good time, i j an''riten-fitin'tf Hrt'uii)'w am pining in prison, but you have come to ' dell'/er mo." "IfJ may." "Hitch a dreary HHIc .spot, Is it not? I don't know what c'.uld havo induced mo to outer H." "itou;»yMC, pob-ibiy," says fl'^rnoyno, with an urpleuMin' .-anllo. •'(>\i, d(-ai, no!' ooritej/iiitnously; "f came hero of my ov/n froft will. We all do for/lbh thinjjH i:i times, f lirtve not. d;inr:w| this last h;";iiH,-io i!r. K'Miayw proforh pleamnt 0011- VIT-O. I don't. I thos/giit. you would iif:vor come to •i->-\: tin-,. What W-TI.- you doin^V" ••Jltmting for you, and thinking every idinut.'! an hour. Those cintiiiiis"- touching them -''were J«:«!OIH of you, 1 bftlifcvo, slid sought to hide you." ••Well, don't be, oO long rrtxt time," Hhe n;ty.-!, looking nf <it him with ,i j>mlle that a litile moro (/roHsnro would make tender, and laying liS:r hand on lii.s arm. .She'moves aw;iy. , Honayiie, drawing Ilia breath ;;ow-wli;vi nava^ely, Kit« down on the hi!! of the. widdow and gazfta blankly Int'i i!i;; !> Arrack-yard belov/. He ha* hti!J her program Jfic in his hand, and is crumpling It unconv.-ioriaWy, \i?.nlty knowing wliat he doors. j;ot if ili.'.imntA in mind, Jti» always •A coHifort to ««iash sonietliiiiK. be It a In tlie Hat/ie Neighborhood. 'I'wo ruHty looking traaipn were brougb. up before a, Texas jjiiiticft of the peace. AddreBoirig the worn*. Inking one the justice asked: "When; do you live?' 1 "Ho whore." "And where do you lire aakdd the jut- tie, iiddrutiting the other. "Ob, I've gwt the room above bira," Ady«r*l ly it * A high character uiigbt be produced, I auppofce, by continued |/ro«jjerity, butl^ naa very at-ldom \ik?,n theca<ic. Advensity, however it may apt^-ar to be our too, it OUT true f.riend; and, after 4 little tance witb it, w« receive it a« & thing—the prophecv of acfxaiag ithoald be no ambition of oun» w , a path without a t-hora or »tone,—<7, P.

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