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THE tJPPER DBS MOIRES. AtGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14,1891. FARM AHD HOME SUNLIGHT Al,!., THE AVAT. " Good-Tiy, Jennie; the road is long, And lh$ moor If Imrd to crocs; Bht well you know there is danger In the bogs arid marshy moss, So keep in the footpntli, Jennie; Let nothing tempt yon to stray; Then you'll get enfely over it, For there's snnllKht all the way- Sunlight nil the way; So never yon f ear, Keep n good heart, denr, For there's sunlight all the wny. The child went of! with a blessing And n kits of mother love; The clnl'ies were flown at her feet, And the lark wne singing anove. On, on in the narrow foot-path- Nothing could tempt her to stray; So the moor wis pufgpd at night-full. And she'd sunlight nil the wuy- SnnHghtal! the wny; And she, smiling, snld As her hod was spread, "I hud sunlight all the way." And r, who followed the maiden, Kept thinking, us I went, Over the pel-Dons' moor of life What unwnry feet are bent. If they only could keep the footpath, And not in the nmrsnes stray, Then they would reach thaeuu of life Ere the nipht could shroud;ihe day. They'd have sunlight all the way, But (ho marsh is wide, And Hiey (urn aside, And tlio night falls on tlio day. Far bettvr to keep the narrow path, Nor turn to the left or r'ght; For if we loiter at morning, What ehull tve do when the night Falls hack on our lonely jourtiev . And wo mourn our vnitulclav?. Then Mendijy onwurd friends, and we Shall Imve sunlight all tho wny— Sunlight all the way Till Uio journey'H o'er And we reach tlio shore i Of a never ending day. 3TAUM XOTES. I — j$f L Store your onions on the floor, where tbeycnn be- Rpread out to dry, They should not be disturbed after they are put away .for winter, It is much better to spread all manure on the land as fast: HS it iiccumulates than to alllow it to become 'overheated in the heap during the warm weather. Speculation is as dangerous to the farmer as it is to the city man. Getting into debt to buy more land or more implements is generally speculation. In holding grain there are two things to be considered besides poss'ble increase in price. There is bound to be some shrinkage, and you are out the interest on your money. Unless both your stock and your soil are growing better you are liable to wulre up some day and find that farming does not lieht had shown thpre nil the time," affirms the Airerican Bee Journal, which says further: "Many times we have lierm a<>ked why they prefei the darkness, bat there are good reasons for doing PO. All know that honey is a liquid without any solid sugar in it. But, after standing, it gradually assumes a crystaline appearance; in other words it gfanulafeH, and ultimately will become a solid mass. Some have stated that this change is due to the same agent which alters the molecular arrangement of the iodine of silver on the excited collodion plate, and determines the formation of camphor and iodine crystals in a bottle. "We are informed that Prof. S:hieber enclosed honey in well corked flasks, some of which he kept in perfect darkness, while the others were exposed to the light. The result bus be»n that the portion exposed to the light soon crystalizes, while that kept in the dark remains unchanged. Hence, we see why tho bees are so careful to obscure the glass windows which are sometimes placed in their hive. Tne existence of the young depends on the liquid ity of the saccharine food presented t them, and if the light were allowed acces to this, in nil probability it would pro?, fatal to the inmutes of tho hive." MONICA. A STORY OF. THESE TIMES. pay. There must along these lines. be constant progress Land plaster is valuable as a deodorizer and absorbent about the stables, and is better so used than applied direct to corn or clover—a practice once very general, but now fallen pretty well into disuse. Utilize Dea-i AiiimalH. When a,u animal dies on tho farm its carcass should Oe utilized. It is folly to bury it in the wood lot and then go 'and buy "blood and bone" for fertilizing. Cut the carcass up as much as you can and bury the parts in muck or loam, so that nothing is lost, and break up the bones and plant them where the roots of Jruifc trees and grapevines will reach them. Iitirga Yield of Potatoes. Special fertilizers for potatoes have given wonderful yields on potatoes this season. Sandy soils have been found capable of giving Jarge yields when the seed is properly cut and special potato fertilizers used. It has also been noticed that by the use of fertilizers there is less rot, or disease compared with potatoes grown where barnyard manure is used. The over-feeding of breeding stock is an evil that demands attention. It is well known that lor breeding purposes an animal should not be excessively fat, yet animals are exhibited at fairs ao "breeding" stock, when, in fact, they arc in a condition which is just tho opposite to what they should be. If fat animals are attractions at fairs they should be in- Winter Calves. In wintering calves a great mistake i often made by try ing iu get tl:cm throusj too cheaply. Many farmers who fei:d ii! other stock well will try to winter calve; upon not much besides the straw stuck. 1 may _ be possible to get them througl alive in such manner, but they will conu ou!, proor and scrubby in the spring, tint it will require a long time to get (hem ii good condition. Their growth and do velopment is in-rested, and to get then well started on tho upward grade agaii will cost more than it would have done to keep tliem well through tho winter, anc the result, in tho ontl will not bo as good Although the calf in itseif may not be a very important item, we must 'remember that wo look to it for tho good fat steer, 01 the good milch cow of the future, am these are only to bo obtained profitably, it at all, by steady and thrifty growth from birth to maturity. Make due arrangements then, now, for a proper supply'o winter feed for the cnlves as well ns fot other stock. They will profit, as well a? any, by having good bright hay, wel ciued corn fodder, chop, etc"., and by having a silo so that some succulent food uiaj be given in connection with it; good ust may be made of clean oat straw. But this should be fed undercover, if possible, instead of exposing the young animals to inclement weather, as nnist. be done when they are turned out to feed upon the stack. Good warm quarters, arranged so that thov can be well ventilated, "ru.d easily kept elctiv:, are also as important as gooc food, and now is the proper time to make arrangements for them.—Northwestern Farm and Breeders. TUB HOTJSEIIOIVO. Life, Uoat.li and Eternity. And what is Life? I pray you tell; A Bliigignrd'H paradise,' Where fools and Idlers nourish well And troubled winds ne'er rise? Ah, no, my child! A InUllelleld Whoro encli must, lake n Hide; And 'niidst.tlio strife a saber wield And to the vanguard rhle. Then what Is Death I I beg you tell; A pall, a shroud, u bier, A saddened dirge, a funeral knoll And friends who wiitch and fenrf Ah, no, my child 1 "i'is but anight Of quiet, peaceful sleep; When morning brings tho golden liirlit Had watchoi'H cease to keep. Eternity I Hay, what is it? A cold and diirke'iiud tomb, Where hope is vain, and liopers sit And wait IOIIL' years their doom ? Ah, no, ray child 1 Ono common breath Will waft you lo Us shore — There sickness, sorrow, palu ami death Are folt und toured no muro. A. principle is something thai; we ought to be willing to live and die for. Suffering is a chariot drawn by horses whose faces are toward heaven. Dews of t.ho night are diamond.-; morn, so the tears we weep here may duced to fat stock. Fat the butcher. compete for prized offered for animals are only fit for pearls in heaven. If it were not for hunger some men The Making- of Small CheeseH. Iii 1890 eheet-e to the value of 81,295,506 was imoorted into this country. The same year wo exported cheese to tfie value of §8,591,042, What we imported came in the shape of the small and rich Swiss and French cheeses, ith which the article we export cannot possibly compete. But almost all this imported cheese might be made in this country—probably all but the Swiss—and while we cannot bring the Swiss mountains hero, we can furnish u first-class imitation. Any enterprise that has for its object the making of these sniall cheeses on American soil is most •prthv of encouragement, says the Rural Yorktr. Cutting Corn. Tf the fodder is to stand in the field until *Tf.ed out, under ordinary conditions the best plnn is to cut and put up m good-sized .shocks, as there is less lo-s by exposure to sun, rain and wind than when in small shock/., if, however, it is intended to shock out ami haul under shelter as soon as possible after it h«i 3 cured oa t it will pay to put up m simili shocks, as it will cure out more rapidly and \ J(3 j ess wor j c to handle. Corn cut in good season and put up in small shocks, let stand only until well cured out, and is then stored under shelter makes a feed almost equal to timothy hay" But if allowed to stand until needed for feeding after three or four months after cutting, if put. up in small shocks its value will be im-atly lo^seni d. Hut, if put up in good-sia-d shocks I bore will be less waste or lo-s; HO th.it In a y-rpat extent theluiin-p niiDDiu-i'iiiHnf. should determine the s-ie of; me sihoeks.-—Nebraska Correspondent. would never do an honest day's work. You can wri'.c if, down its true that wherever there is love there will be sacrifice. You can tell what kind of a spirit there is in man by the way he treats woman. There is no bigger coward anywhere in the world than a man who is afraid to do right. E7ory life of faith and obedience is a refutation of skepticism and an unanswerable argument, in favor of religion. the Christian Roots as l for Tlieop. There is quite a disposition on tho part pf our most experienced breeders of sheep to teed more roots. This is one of the great sheep feeds known in GreatBritian, and'pne which has been neglected by our American breeders, we fear, too long. American breeders and importers are procuring the services of trained shepherds who cannot make n complete ration for sheep without the use of roots. Cab- Jfcgpes, turnips, rutabag.s and beets were [wrought into use at the state fair grounds by these English sheplimls. We predict Jt'or the future care of cheep in this country niore roots than in year* p^st and gone. Bees Working ut Night. "Bees work at night in the hive and combs as perfectly as if an electric Keep Evil Out.. Dr. Cuylor. The essential of purity of heart is to keep evil out. This requires constant vigilance. For a Christain to maintain an intimacy with the ungodly is like letting a company of catoiwers into his house. They will leave their ugly marks on the furniture—their odors of evil drink and noxious fumes in the air—and the recollections of their poisonous talk in its memory. A heart is known by tho com pany it keeps. No secret tun ought to have a '•night-key" to its doors. No wicked practice should have access at its back windows. Many and many a sly temptation will present itself at its door decently clad "in the white robe," and with smooth word on its tongue. "The dangerous sins are those which are gentol- ly dressed." Wherefore tho master solemnly cautions us to watch with prayer. Blessed is that servant whom, when the master cometh, ho finds watching at every door aad window. "With nil my hcarl," s;ns The I'esniomt: "bin bo ns fair to nn. % us I have ever boon to you ;ili(l yours, and \v< x shall ounie to :iliii<-:i- blo U-rinss' on I'.iinijrli." "A* to fidrno-s." says the man. "I don't siv how any iiiiiiiior.i in Ireland c : ji spako of il \\ithout a l>li:sh. Ye can l::l .-;, ihoro's JUMlt,i;i>t. lint wonls iro for little; ;in<! the fart is, I've .trot: no ivil to p;\y \v.' ? His lone conveys the i(ie;i lii.it lie Itnx the r»nl, but tU'libenUely refuses tn p \y il. "Yon will bring it. tm Monday, or 1 sluill evict, you," snys the Sipiire. C|iiii'l!y. ''Von hear !'' "I hear," snys the man, with an evil I'rown. "But ye can't Imve. II. all yer nwi\ way now, Misther Drsmmui. There's others hnvo a voice in the matt her." "1 don't care for innueiiiloi's of that sort, or for any insoleneo, v, lm!i>vrr; lonly menu you to fully know that 1 must live us welt as yon, and that tlicreforo J must, have my rents. 1 ' "I know wet! enough whnt ye immc,"sny.s the. man, with iiKireasins in.suloni.-i>. "JSiit 1M have you to know this, Hint maybe before lciiirye'11 whisllennntlicrliim 1 . Th-iv'.s them 1 could nieiitiuii, as lias lh-.-ir eye ii|i- 011 ye, mi' will kwp 1, there till justice is ttoiuv' ".Me.antnK, until I trivo np Coole itself," says life .Squhv, \yitli a sneer. "Ay. ITCH that, it may be," says (lie man, \vitli unswerving <1 -fiaiire.. "Vun ilaiv to lliveat -n me',"' says TheiVs- iiiniitl, IhiMu-iim- up his head liatm'liliiv, and drawing .-01111? siep*. miaivr to his tenant. "I only say wiu'.t is likely to prove truth bi'l'oiv loir.'." re! -am- t'.u- man, (-Innlily. u-il fnviirr in an inch. "That we'll have no m<. ro. tyranny, Inii will have a blow for our rig'iu.s, il wo hwinv: lor It.' 1 "1'oti can shout me when and where you like," says De.-moiul, with a sliniu;. "Jjiit 1 am afraid it will tl» you no good." "Jl, will be, a lesson to tin,- others," says ilio niiui, lielween Ills toetli. Al this Tne D.'sitKMid ris-.s slowly, (ind rinuiimtlH' bell, calmly iiiire.s his naHiiitiitil a servant, comes in answer to his summons. "Ask Mr. Brian to come, hern for a moment," In- says, calmly, not lil'tiii'j; his eyes 1'rom the. fourth Jinjri-r of hisli.-l'l, lidiid, njion tin; nail of whii-h invls just now emiil lyeci. JJriiiii loinisriiifj in, in a lew moments! his illicit! poekeis iiis penknife, and, wavinvj his Iiunit liuhlly in Donovan's i.li rex-lion, iri- in at. a imttet ha their midst. I; had passul riirlit over Tli-.- rs, close to Iiis ear. Jir n\ .ml nad traz. d the slo \ :i>. ji< 1 IIHVO said, \v;is sit "Tliis man, JJonovan, will be one of your toi-n.jits, somo Iliuo, llrinii,"— plainly, huhiis I'ui'Kotiun nil about his (letenniu'ation lo iiiiirry niriiin, find so dispossess iiis neplww of Coo'.e, and otlit-r tilings, or else one glance at Monica's portrait (in which she, liiul :ip- pwif d so unl'thc lier inolher; lias tlone wonders; "it is t lion-tort: as A\ull you slionld learn his s^nlimeiils toward his landlord, especially as lie is apparently tlie iiionth- piwc of all the others. Oblisrtjiiii-.Hiiiiovaii, by repeat ing to Mr. -Drum all you have just said to mi;." ? lint, the man is far too clover a lawyer to commit liim-elf be.fore, a third party. "i have iioMiing to say," lio answers, sitl- I'-nly, "but. tills, that times are hard an' money scarce, HII' - " '•\\'i! will pass ovor all Unit. It is an old story now; and, as you -.iodine, to spunk, 1 will just lull yon a-rain, 1 iutcirl to Invo my rent 0:1 Jlnnday, and it 1 1 don't 1 shall evict you." "All I as you evicted Nod Barry last, iiioni.li, ilirowin.!,' him on (lie DIU-H' road, with hi.-, v, ;! • beside, him, an' a baby not a mi'iitii old." "Nuiist-n.-el tliu cliild was six months old, and Barry was butter ablu to pay than any lenam i Imve, and more willin:/, loo, until he was Uimpo.re.il \viih. Ih: lias proyd lie liiid tin- nioiitjy siiict!, bypayimr a sum to Sullivan yonder tor board and l-itUm;- that would Iiavu kept him in his own honsi.-. for Uvi"o, tliu li-iiglli ol' time lie lias buun lliore. 1 iiiiow all about it; I have made, it mybusi- ne.-..-i to find it out." '•Vu'i'ti mighty well informud ont.irely," ys J)(».-i(iv!tii, with a wic-kud sni-cr. "Jl! you can't; koej) a eivil tongim in your h 'ait, yon liad bettor leave this roma," says " (hishinu; darkly and maliiag a stoj) toward him. Who are yon to ordlior mo abont; j " says thu man, \\itlm fit-ico glance. "Ye'ro not my master yet, 1 oaii tell yo, an' imiybi! ye IICMf Will III!.'' -avi! Hie room," says Brian, white with raw, iioiuUnfr imperiously to tin; door. th "Curse yo!" says tin; man; yet, warned by 10 oxjuvssion on Brian's face, lie IIK,VUS in rebellious manner lo the door, and so dis- TJ1J5 KAUTTI'si Tlio Track Through ' WIiloli the Kurth I'libtes Filled tlie 1'owiler of AVurldn. Speculating on the subject of tlw earth's growth from meteoric sources a writer in Goldthwaito's Geographical magazine Bfiys: The track which tho earth follows through the heaven is to some extent filled with this powder of worlds, which is constantly sifting down upon the surface of the earth. What is the effect of these meteoric stones and thig cosmic dint in increasing the mass of the earth V Of course the earth, constantly bombarded by celestial projectiles, in slightly augmenting all the while- in volume and weight. 0,io astronomer has estimated at 146,000,000,000 the number of projectiles, big arid little, which annually ivach the surface of the earth. Supposing that each meteoric stone I as a volume of a, cubic miluuetru.or about a third of an inch in all its dimensions, and a density seven times as great as that of water, our globe would thus be annually increased by a volume of 146 cubic metres, and a weight of over 2,500,000 pounds. • ;: * * * * * "They are, the most nnpleasant peasantry In tlio word," says tlio Sijnirc, SOUKS hours utor, - the words coining like u dreary sigh Ihrouga the clouds of lobatjco-snioke tluit: cm-Is upward from his fuvorilcnieersuhanni. Jlcand Ut-iiiii and Owen Kelly are all sitting in tins library, tlio scene of tins late encounter, iindliavu boon meditating silently upon many matters, in which perhaps Love nistlie largest share, considering his votaries nre two to one, wh Ji tlie 6'(|idr<s most, unexpectedly gives way to the speech a f.ore- "J wonder,' 1 snys Jinan, dreamily,—it is very Jut-, and tie is in a gently, kindly, somnolent stale, born of the arm-chair and his pipe,—"! wonder if one was to give in to I hem entirely, would they bo generous enough ui " "Jf yon can't talk- sense," interrupted bis uncle, angrily, "don't talk at all. I am surprised at, you, Brian. Have you seen or noticed nothing all those years, havo you 'loon blind to tlio state of the country, that ,011 «i\'e sound lo snc-h ntt-r (rush-* J'shawl the weakly sentiment of Hie day sickens me." "But suppose one was lo humor tliein,—I am nov alluding to you, my dear (1,'orge," to his uncle.,—"i know you JKUV humored lliem considerably,—but J mean landlords general.'y; would not jieaeo bo restniMilV That follow Donovan to-day w:is buyout! doubt impertinent to Hie last degn o; h'ut of course, be meant nothing; they would, J. should think, be-ilato, in their own interest, before Jailing foil! of you." "SL'OU don't iindorst-ind them as I do," says the .Squire, slowly. •'I still think poao'.'. and not war, should bis instilled into Ilioin." says Jinan, "Too many Jaiidlor..'.s nn- lur.sb mid nnyieldingiii an iigj'ravaicd di gv-'o, wiicn a lutle p;roua- sion and ii few soft words would smooth matters. They, <tH 'rows -, are visited willi tlits revenge of the League-, whilst such as you escape." _"Tin-so complacent words are still upon his lips, lit! lias had time to lean back .11 his chair with the languid air of one who has given to the world views not !;dm:iiing of f'onlradiciiou, when a sharp uhh'rjig noi.se is heard, tallowed by a crush of nroken glass and the; dull thud oJ'a hull •! tlnit hiis found its homo in Ihu wall right i pposilo, the Squire. Jihht oppositis Urian too. for they hint been side by .side witli Owen Kelly, fortunately not ij uttc, but very nearly, op- liositc. For a moment nobody quilts knows what has happened, so .sudden is (lie thin-,'; and then they KiwiiiL' to their feet, full of the Desmond's f.-f h in and •oi Kelly's ilnu' ttlmust u o:\lh Hriiin rushes to the \\iudfw, tori's open Hie shu'lers, thi-o\\s up the *ish, ami jumps doy.n into tin- garden, followed by Krlly and the Si|iii;e. It i* a dark iihhi, murky and heavy wit 1 dense rain-laden rli inls, an.I ?o black ;is t render it impossib oto see tme's handbefor otto. Search after a while is f.mud to h impossible, and the cowardly wonld-b, 1 as siissin so fin- is safe from airesl. Dlspiritot nii'l indignant, t| u >y return to the room tbej left, to discuss th:> uiiinijre. ".Vow, \vlio Mill pruned fn mo of pone, HKiiin'.'" snys the .Sunlro, turning to Brian i file..- pale with ONoitenieuf. "Not 1," s:iys Hi'i ni, with a face pale n bis own. and eyes that burn lieieely witl the wrath of an Inooiuplet"revenge. "I n tract every foolish word 1 said a few mill nil's since, .lleiiceforlb it shall be war t( the knife lelwoeii me and my tenantry, a; well ;is yours.' 1 "War to (be bullet would be more in liar niouy," says Air. Kelly, seriuns'y. lie 1m extracted the bulletin (|iicsUou from tb wall with the aid of a stout penknife, and is now regarding it motmifiill.v as it lies in tin palm of his hand. "Don't, you think llie> (:il<(! a very unfair advautaw of you'. 1 ''hi says, mildly. "They come here ami shoo at yon; why don't, you goto tlioir cabins am shoot at tlii-ni'.'" "l«ot them koep their udvanla-c.','' say- Urliin illsdainfiilly. "\Vo shall cuiiqiior'n: bist, no mntler bow many lives if costs us.' ''At all events, they won't cot a ulimp-n of tlie white feather ;« ,•<:.'' s.tys the .•sqnir,-, who is looking ijiilto ten year; yuuii'.n'r, There is noMiing liken row for mi Irish man, alter all. "MID, I think.1 wouldn't sit with mybiiek lo thai window anymore, if 1 wore jou," stl-JtC'-sts Mr. Kelly, moi-kly, seein-j (In .^qulro. lias sunk into bis usual scat iiif.iin. "It will boa liad winter, I fear," vsiyt tin Squire, slnikini; bis head. "A. lively one, no doubt. I quite envy you. I should nillier Ii ,o In slay In-rt-atid see you throiii:h it. My dear sir, if yon and that enormous chair art! inseparable, lot. mo on- froiil you to niovt- it at least a l.lillc to tin left," "I Invu il, I ItlVI.' II, Illlll «'l:ci .-Illlll llllK- I'o < hil,' mo lor Itiviujr ild> o il iiiui-cliiili-V" tHiole.s iho ,S(|iiir •, \\:lh :i jtillyjiiiiirli. ' ... . well, Kcll\. this Is hardly a pleasant lime lo ask n fellow on a vK(, and I eN|ieet you'll behind lo^-.-l back lo more uiviii/.ud parts but we'll write and l.-ll you how we're g |, tin^ on, my lad, u-om lime to tinie. That, is, p.s lorn: as wo are ali\v lo do it." "Von shall hear of ottr itiMmp.-!," says Urian, lair/liinir, ton. '•Iiis iuiiu-r inliusi'iitidile of you not lo lake Iho liiul I have thrown 'out," savs Kelly, with a faint yawn. "H'onV you ask me. lo spend this wilder wilh \cir.'"' ".My i'(.-i,-/' fellow, you ro:i!ly moan if. 1 ' 1 siiys r.riiiu. !o;iliin^ at him. "Oh, yei-, I really in.-iin il. lv\i-il"iuuiit of tlio son ,1 bay,- lieen li-oate I lo io-iiLdil seldom comes in my way. 1 .should ji,;o lo see this affair Ibrunich wilh yo;;." '"I'oii'r,' a liiiive liiil! ' says the Squire; "bill th-, r.'is always a ri-k in this kind of tliinij;, an I il is ((idle pruliuhlo you will havo too rout' i in rn.'d ovoi- \oiii- lu-ad one uf i:,oso dark ui .his |i eoine. Von will ha\. vcro with ilii-«u i h'/ li'iiii it out wit i th.'in [i "To Ibu very bih!," s. b's friend iiiean'jli '!>'. "That's \\-liy I'm • friend, lanirnid y. \\',i the wiiolo, i; ul i, ;is i !i bun iind lu-r ro;isiu H spend llii! wint'-r nt fi'ood deiil to do with il CII APT Kit .xxv _ "Did ye hour, miss'.' Oh, faix, there's ter- rilile. news, ma'am!" says old Timothy, trot- liny into tins bivakl'usl-i-ooiii at Moyue tin following morn in-.•;. his fuctipide willi oxoile- moni. "Yon aliirni me, J'yan! whiit is it'. 1 " says Jliss I'riscilhi, layin^'down her fork. "():i, il's beyjiiit cvoryihin.!,', ina'iim! Oh, tiie blackguards o'the woi id ! II was laM nit;ht, miy.s, it liiipiiened. Thoould (Squire, there, below, was .'.'ulin' iu iiis lilu-ary, as p:;et!alilis as ye phr/.c, nia'iini, when they til-oil a bullet, at bin), an' -shot him, an' wounded -Mi-lliu- liriaii Xo, be tlio pow• rs, J b'liiv.! J'iiiMvron-.c; they kilt Jlisllier JSiian an'wound d the (squire; an' there's the greiilis.-,t ('oiuniolion yo ivur sou down below, miss." . J«'or one awful moment Jlonica thinks she is Koliu? lo faint, A in'si rises botwocn her and 'I'iniofiiy's face; Ids voice sounds far iiwa.y, in the next, eounl.y as il, wore, and then census alloiiother. Then a sharp still};of pain nisliin^- tliiouu;li her veins rouses her, and s-.-nils the blood biicl; wilh n lu- imiilnous haste lo chuck mid nook and brow. 'I'hi! pain is short lmte!i\ dive, and Is indeed, nothinv: more limn it pinch of a pronounced type, ad m ini.-1;-red by tin- iviitclil'id Kit, with a prompiitiido very ereditablis to her. "Jlo is i.-.\axf,MraliiiK," K\y* Ihe astute Jvit, in ii subdued whisper apparently addressed .to her plate. "Don't believe him; take courage; and, ut all events, remember their eyes are upon 'you!" tier tone, is groat with my-lury nml kindly ejicoura^eiiieiit,. Morn revived by it than evc.n by the. pinch, Moni- ea takes lioiirt of urace,' and listens with ma 'dciiiiii; ini|iutienc,e for what is yet to come. C!lancing al Miss 1'rlseilln, slio can seo Hull her aunt is as pale asdealh, and that lier hands :ire trembling excessively. Miss J'oii(.'lo|«j is looking with iinxiety in I.or, whilst trying to elicit this truth from li.viin. "Ciilleel yourself, Jtyan,"she says, severely. "Who was killed; 1 '' "Mo one outright, I'm lon'd, miss—but—" "'I'liou who is wounded I 1 " '"i'bo lniil"t wi.-Jit riglil UirotiKli tliein, miss. 1 ' "'J'lirongli linlht But that is impossihlo. I must, bog yon again lo colled yourself, Timothy; all this is most important, and iiitlurally .Miss JJIakc-Jbal is, -/cc'--;iremuob Upst t about it. Through whom did tins bnl- Jetgo'.''' "Tbr; onld Squiro an' bis nephew, miss." "Through their botliosV" cries jMiss J'eue- lope, (iirowlng up hope and both her bands al tin: bunie time. "-No, ma'am, just between them, us if might, IKS between yon nn' Miss J'riscilla now." Jlo iiliis:nites (lie real truth as liu says this. "Bless me, man ! sun- they weren't touched at all so," says Miss I'ouolopo. "Xo more limy were, miss. Sorra a bit, praiso be " "Then why did you say they were killed', 1 " says TureiiCi-, indigiiutdly, wito lias been Ktriekoii dumb by tlio appalling fate of his dear JK-siuo-.id. "An" suit! bow much nearer could they bo toil? What saved tlilm, bill iiiayba'tliu hitch of it c.lKia-V Oh ! wiiTiisthme lli'lsdayl" .says old Jiyan, bu;innin:.; to ol'y. '•Tiiiio:li.'.-, sit d,»\\-n directly. Terence, gi'l him it K'lass of whisky," say's Miss J'ene- Jotio. "iS'uw, ttoii'l tixcitoyonr.s'elt', 'J'iniothy yon know il is very bad for you al yourayo! Take, tlmu, now. Uolloct yourself J" "Jlavo (be nssussins) been asks Miss i'rlseilla, in u Irumblina t No, mis-. alt or "U'asiit>ni>d\ huil. T.im't'.iy?" ".No one. iii:i':iiii." Hero Miiiiit-.i i,. -ii,, ; ; ;b-.- iv!! thilll stio en i s-'p; or, porl'eotly .indiulo'--!!' "Don't be iiiour,-d Uynn, \\ iili hoar.-iV s> ni]-al!iy ; '-th • \i<> riiriit. Nut ,-i sin J sa\ ; so you needn't bo;i,'.v." "Miss Moiiicn is in no wise anxious Mr. Brian DO-IIIO;II|," says Mis inu.'li hast > as tbiui!;;i slio bad been snhiirt- eddiiin oiuclcic .shoi-k. "Siie is only'dis- tre-s,'il as I am by Huso liiulcss pr,ceoil- itiirs." "An' wt> bear they're ho\(M||od. loo, ma'am," snysoltl Kyan. -iilll oppre-scd \\ltli news that iiut-t In- norki-r! oil', ".lulin HI Ionian, the baker in |!io v I ;!•_',' HIOJ always doiilt \\iil, ha; boon forliidtlen to give 'em another loaf, and the butch r is threatened if ho give; 1 'em joint, an' thc("onhive lililoli- ut 1'riM'il.a, with a- WUfl !>.|IM-..1 S |;M( i^ i- |.l!' : nt> '•!,:' no -. ifi-'ii.'' pa,-i !n- -HI.i '••'• - 'i.-ii; i',.r i ,; it i.:.:(!. i ill.I, 'HI) lironst, i in- -ud iias to '-ll to I bit? and mncll .Molii'-.-i — it-M-ripl ion i'icr way, :i!!tl st II lo :ils,>. mis<, an' tli'-re's the world an' all to pay I" "Do you tneiiii that (hoy an 1 jfouisi tottcat him as II. ey did Mr. B Mico .luliesl" fwy.s Miss I'enolopi', intliiriianliy. '•'I'rotli. 1 b 'lievo so, ma'am." "Will Mr. Brian have to milk Ilio cows 1 .' 1 ' say.s Toivui'o. nl tvbirli n-<|i>iiii(liim' thoin;ht bi'th ho and l\il broak Into merry ^u iil.-r inlil cht" Ned by .M"iiica's r.Miro.ict- ;-,! ;;".l/.e. w I'dii they hi'.uh uben Briii'i may bo ll "K»i\, it',s awful, nils-; an, the oubl to be wanlin' for thinus iio\\, be Ihtvt iillus kop' a line table, lo .spake |n:lliof liim, iind liked his bit an' sup unia/in', siir.ili bhiim- to liim. I'm (liiiikiir 'tis hnn i . i :i l > etioiuli he'll b'.-, now for (ho future, the oralliur! Oh, 'I'inio; ,v, s\ o.ipiit iclic- o\v ird Ilio door. iss rriscillii turns up- "I miisl say, I tiiink your mirth nt such a Hill-. 1 unseemly," slio says. "1 am glad Monica lakes no part in ii. Terence, did yon iru up lo Iho. willow Driscoll with my message this morning,'." "Yes, mint." Shu evidently oxpoeled him losiiy "no," •cause her lone is considerably mollltled when shi'speaks iviain. "Was she pleiisod, do you IhinkV" "Yes, aunt." "She. said so, perhaps'."' "No, aunt." "Then whal, dlil shi! say',' I wish, my dear boy, you would try lo bo u little loss '(She said, 'Her duly to you, mini, and her very coarse veins were \\orso than ever.'" "Varicose, Toronuu,—-Viirleose!" "S.io said very coarse, iiiint, ami I sup- iso she knows more about. Ilium than any to else.'" Jit! lias a very sweet lace, ami it. is more tan usually s-o as lie says all Ibis. "And her son, how is ho, poor soul'.'" asks Miss J'onolope, as .Miss J'ri-oilla withdraws, boalou, iulo thu background. 'Mis duly to you, loo. ami 'ho is boiler, but be has been inncli iilllicleil with Ilio ogg- e.iijis for the liisl two da.\s.' " "'/Vic ii'lidll" says .Miss I'onelope, looklni; perplexed in tho, extreme. 'Oh. Terry! how ean you bo so sillyl 1 " says Kit, w,lh anotb -r merry Ian.'It. 'llow am I Mllv. 1 " \\ith an iiii;i:issil'l<t ooiiiuoiiiint-o. "Vomv: Dris.-oll is silly, of , and evidently loo!:-: upon part, oi' ttu 1 break I'asl-wnri; iisoneiniesof some sort, fiul thai is not.-iiij/ I'anll." Iliccoil-jlis In; innsl have nioanl, m.v dear," sin s Miss i'risoill.i, ha.t.ly. "J)oiir —dour (lo.'ir! wlnii, a terrible shock ho — icy - must have, got last niijht al Goolo I" •!< . •» •.-:• x •!:• -K- -K \Vhen day is deejionln^ Into eventide, Monica rinding Jvil alone, kneels down bo- »ido her, nnd lays her cheek lo bciv. All diiy'long she has boon brooding miserably ovor lier lover's danger, and dwelling wilh foolish persistency upon future tlan- ;ers born of her terriliotl imagination. Bin'hud been down lo their trystin'r-plaoi; at Hie. river, hardly Impiuglo Iind biiiil.licro, yet liitd b -i n terribly dis:tppdint.od when slio •(i.'il found him, lirian nl Ihal very moment lii-iii'.: busy witli polico and magistrates and law generally. "What is il, ducky;'" says Kit, very toii- .Icri.v, layin•;• do\Mi her book and pressing liur pretty sister close lo ber. Kit," .-,-iys Monica, \vil,li teari'iil oye--, "tin von l.hiiil; il is all true thai Timothy said :his morning about their—their N(iin'/ni; al Coole'.' Oli, Kit, L ean'l b,:ar lo think bts.ls •Mi, is dreadful! I don't, know whul, to think," says Kit. "Ji 1 nobody will sell ilium iii.uliiiu, J suppose lluty havo iiolliingto tliis eorrobonillon of her worst fears, Monica dissolved jnlo tciirs 'I couldn't t-iii my chicken at liincli, tliitikingof him," slits sobs, "it slunk .in m.v throat.. 1 ' "I'oor .-.wool lovol—II •»>«« dry," says Kit, ipiinillng Into Ibu wildest affce.lioji, .Hlio issos Mouicii fondly, and (Iliongii yuu wi/iild inoviiiibly h.ive 'Uitl'cred dcuilj at her litnds lead you even hinted u|, it) is bogin- liiu; lo enjoy liorself intensely. Uuoo mriiiu b!s luckless eonplu look lo In:i' lor help, D!IO is lo bis (lie one to raiso I hem from I heir 'J'Vonrli of D • oml,".- diDicnll but, c'ni- '.•oiiial task I "Then you liavo b en exist in; ;n ii-iiioii 1,-irl iind OIKS glits-, ol' sticirv sinoo )reakfasl-tiine|" sins says, with tho tits.-pest Mininiis.-ralion. "I'oor darlldgl I siw it; I noticed yon ate nothing c.rw;i(, ill-.; Url. b'ou likisd tbat, didn't yon'. 1 " "X didn't, 'saysMonica, "I IIII'.K!. ir. .Ami . was a cruel, cold-hearted wreiou to foi/di I. Jiul, it was S.M (.', nnd-J.—it—somehow i.-'iipponred." "Il did." says Kit, Ii nd.'rly. "Oh, Kit, luslp m •!" "You moan you waul, lo take, b'm some- ,bi)ig wherewith lo slave (II' ;):<• p:ui:rs(if miiger," siiys the yoiiii'.cor Miss J) -r.-si'ord, vitli (hat grandeur of stylo she usually uf- 'eels in moimuds of strong excitement', and villi tins vigor thai distinguishes. "J si .,-•,, •erlaiiily." Hho grows nlisiraeted. "Thore'd of million banking iu tlio birder, wilh Cowl, .-ind a qmti-lerol' litmlj/'sli -snys, iroseully. "lint IP-.I-CI >;••. if «c i: i.U //,i"(/t, Aunt i'rlsellla wo: id pt.t. i s .n i.n- bu ~i,nd- "Jt mustn't bo lhi.lU"..t o;'. "Bread, th'•- i. O.-,!i-i:M---. rdiiifiry, but. y, t (in- >\-.:i( •••( lit 1 .. "1 tinuldu'l lake him auytinngso nasty as ere broad," says .Monica, in despair, "jlnt, t' conk would imiki! u-j ;i ciiko " "A. big one, with (urrautsl Tho very hlny!" says Kit, with decision. "And .she vill never betray us, JMMy, in Ii tlio ana Irs f this kind,—tlioii'.'li .sadly wanting wliero HiM-S are eoncernt'd,—is quite, all she oa-jbt o bo." "When will it be baked? JJo 7intst get It '-night," snys Monica, who is evicl -nlly fraid her lov^r. if not Miccoml, will dio of want bist'oi'is inornimr. "J,ea\(- all to me," says Kit, (UKins away fi-oni her (lirimgli Uio gathering gloom to sock the lower I'O'j'ons iind '(* presiding KOI'(less. l."iivi;ig all to JOt meins tliat wbcu dinner is ovir, about hali-jenst oigiit, tlie two 11 " ' 'may ' boundao Unit conrso, vt'.ry Wonw Uow Cople t', i ' (ill for t!i -s.ik- ii I'Mill: ilr:, \ ,'lf ly. r*'s -, in-:' ;> C(\ to sbaiv tb "Who aio tho- ' i oaiin, i.i\var-l u-. thro'.iLrh (!:.- elms dnwii ibci,-'.'' -:i\s .M i . K i;\,sml- d-nh. llo an-.l Brian Di'sniond an- sitliii'.; upon a mii'lon-si-ai i>nNiib' I!M- iliiihi:.-. -until windows. ciijovin.: an al'I.M-dinucr ri'.vav. "\Vhc'i-o>"'s.i>> Brian, fo;|ou ii'.u'his^laiK'a "l-'.ir.'— Whiiti 1 " Tin-re is n sec ,n,| pausn, then, ilsiiiu" lo bis ic.'t with iiii'cb iirorijil- laucy, lie Iliims hi.; ei^ar to the \\.nds, und before Owen lias lime to ret-o\er from his astonishment at tlic.so '(roccoillmrs, is wo.ll out of siu'hl. A tniii in tlio lawn has hidden Brian nnd Hue ndvant'iuK llgui: s from hit view. "Monit-n!" says ni-smuml, us bn roaches her; "what, lias broiiirlit you born ni tills hour'.' My darling! bow pnli-nml llred yo« look!" "Sho has boeu nutr-li pi'i-lurbed," snys Kit, solemnly. She has liooii moditaiiuj; tliis re- murk for some lime. "Wo hoard nil about Insl nii;lil."iniirmnra >Ionioa, \vitli a sut-ei Ironblrd n ..... , oiitof wliioh lirruyos look into his, full of n ton- dor paMun. like violets tlrowneil. "Anil you worn not. at, tlio river this aflernouu, und HO I caiwi here to (ind you, nnd - '' Her volca trembb's'omiiionsly. I wsis obliged to bo with l.-iy," Siiys Desmond, 'iu mo, my love. inward evening It o. 1 meant to R<I u WIIH no Hut I'.'" pointing iili holding nnd Ihu oilier man hurriedly. "!>•> When 1 \vottl i.i was then of com- np to Jloyno wlu what have you got i!. . , to (hi; enormous tlnn.^ she. is lightly lo her broiisf. She colors and hesitates; sowing whlcll, tliu fail III' ' Kit eonu's once iiuuo to the res* cue. "It's n oakol" she says, with a noil ofliot slock head. "We KIIVW of.vnur being hoy> cut toil, and wo iliou::lii yon wonl I oe linn- fM'.\,Ki> we lirninlii it In yon. I! :(," eying lihn willi ilisl'iivur, and MS nno might, who feels ln-i-Si'lf OuiMdor.'.lily il lit'., "you art) evid sam nlly iu' ju-l. Ilio liii.d.id or .-in! f'.imd Is In not. Vi:ii are over, ami nm \ ilnni'ti. a-, p-'/ipv are wln-i slai v.-il in -.nnvis." "Ve-, ! \M|s :'!•.. ,'d y. u would to u.it." sa.\ • Mi, ii-a. I 'in-illy, llor Imoiy o\". a c i tain w sif ge-.tivo o| l'i, liliM Ilia! -h.' hop lias Hot !.,':'ii in,u| • in v.iiu. Til III! COlllillUOll. 'I'll 1C KITCIIKN. lil-l'ltll <,'lll«'. Two cups of Hiigur, (we cups of bread dough, two eggs, one imp of bull or or dripping, one toa^puouful ol cloven, oiinnimon, nutmeg and nodu, one eup of rttiiuim. Btjal. an Cfju; Ihui'oiijjhlv, ailtl two ciii't'tili) of hour milk, Ut-o tnbloKpoont'tilH ol mo- iHhOH, ono toiiNpooiilul of suit, and (lour mui^h to niiikt! n, st'.lV batter. Baku in gum UIIK in it quii'k ovon. l ( 'i-i.'i) I'iMiilo l»ic«). Still luiotlmr way to net) cold polulooK is to cut thoni into email dice, KCUHOU with suit and pepper a ml fry in tins fryinj-f basket until brown. Chop colil boiled ham (u siiin.ll qnuntity; iind :--|iriiil<l(! ovor the liot fried potatooH, Th(!i-t; art! (>s]H!eially nice for ' I'ul. in n find ling dihli a layer of bread i.TUinbs with Himdl pieces of. butler, then a layer of tomatoes; iidd to these Halt, pepper, a little, chopped onion mill a lillle eonUnii, full; tie I, ufeH, Ibih way iint.il thu dish is l).'<; ovi u i nd biilit! ten mill- A|ipli, mill JMiifiniiliiilis, Tiilto I equal tjnaiitilits of such apples and pours an will cook woll lofe'utlusr, nnd lo each pound when pared and cored allow l.hre.<i-(iuii.r(cTH of a pound of protorv- iii},' HUgur. Cook over a nlow liro, i-ontin- nally Klin-inn; uutiM.hu fruit is ijuilu lioft. Sloro in iho iihiial wny. . . ThriKi (.•upftilK of Hour, one-half cup of: melted butler, two i'f.;j,'n, oiiu-lmlf cup of sugar, outs-half cup of s-trong litpiid wlt'to, ono cup of i ail-in*, one tcas-poonful oatsh of ciiiniinioii iitul alltipifo, n littlu clovo and nutmej,'. Add three-fourths cup of niohiNKisH with a scant fabltispoonfiil of HCidaBtirred into it, linlto covered with paper. Itlxli i I'liilillut;. Hoil a pint of en-am, und thon slip the crust, of a roll inlo it ; mix in eiulil ouncea of i)oijiidt;d l)hiiii;liod ahnondH, with a teaspoonful of rose water, u pinch of Kail, Iho yolks of six wolHii:;itcii O£/V,H iliti] six ouni'es of citron and candied orunj>a peel; mix all well lotfolher, mltliny hugar to i.astu anil a Kiniill ubiHH of white wiuu and buki! it in a buttered p Kniint (iix)Kii. A "KITISII" j/ooso, or ono four loonths old, in coimideii'd liio iiiccvl, though itny not overi-ight montlm old will do; and tho 1'iilkT. the; more tender and juicy the meat. Cut, tim neck olohu lo tlio hack, tie the K and bocuiely, rub irhidts uml out wilh t-'alt ami p'Jppi T, nnd stuff with tho following droning: '1'broe pinln breiu) crumbs, six on noes but If r, two chopped onioiiH, one teaspoontnl each of sage, black pepper and salt. Do not stuff very full, and stitch the openings well together to keep the lluvor in. It the gooK! is not tat, lard it witli milt pork, place in a roaster, add a little water, ami buste occasionally with nail, and water— t'rfctj'ientlj, it a t'ominou baking pun is u«ul. Baku two hours, or moro if old. When nearly done, baste with butter and a little flour; when done, la'uo from Iho pan, in which nntkuii gruvy, adding tho eKopped giblets, previously cooked till tender, and thicken A- ith (lour. Ho U'u» I>li>l<mi!ttlv. Mi>:. Minks honii) to dinner? iSmull Son— 1 had mv dinner, ma. LOOK my dinner with Willie Winks. "I)id Jlrs. \Vinks invite you'r 1 " "\c-s, ma. I nm'llod ajiple duniplineg cooking, and 1 tcld her I liked" apple dumplings awful." "Ob, \ou di.1V" '•Vos'm. Theu she tjaid mayte if I went home I'd find you' had apple dumplings lor dinner, too." i "JluuiphS" i»er yours was al' liy didn't you come 1 "Yos'ia, Hut^ I tpJd i»er yours was a ways no heavy pa wottldii't let me eftt an m\ then ifeB ^nyi^4 m \$ ^ fy m n ,

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