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THE TJpPEft MS. MOTNES ALGONA,aOWA» WEDNESDAY, JULY 26,1893, Sf HUGH 4uthor of "Called Back." Eta. Ste. , _'he consequence was that Carruthers, who ild the same belief as him with "the harp -,divers tones," resolved to see this man d, moreover, to treat him as if he had no Bbwledge of his antecedents. He was glad Fhelp any one back to the straight path, fcartutliers, who hated the bother of cater- ig for himself, still lived at his hotel. He d taken an • office in a quiet street some ttlewayoff. Here he spent the greater 't of the day, writing his new book, cor- ig those delightful objects the proofs of first book, or thinking sadly of Beatrice's id his own lot. This office was on the first Boor and approached by a steepish, straight ' ht of uncarpeted stairs. One morning he heard feet on the stairs; ieard them stop on the little landing in front ,'of the door which bore his name. Some one Ijmocked, and Frank shouted "Come in." To jhls supreme astonishment in walked the man [•who had demanded Beatrice's address and ;«0 outraged old Whittaker's sense of dignity. >> "What do you want?" asked Frank brusque- lly. Hervey explained that Mr. Field -had written to him and instructed him to call, so Carruthers knew that the man who was so anxious to find Beatrice was a forger, felon, and ticket-of-leavo man. He raised his head and •coldly scrutinized his visitor. Hervey until that moment had not recognized him. Ho did so then, and knew that the recognition was mutual. All question of the original purpose which had broughtabout this meeting faded from tho mind of each man. With each Beatrice was tho one thought. "Will you give the address I wanted when last we met?" asked Hervey eagerly. "I will not," answered Carruthers shortly. He did not this time assert his inability to oblige his questioner because ho was unwilling to confess that Beatrice's present abode was a secret kept even from her own friends. He had also made up his mind that nothing should tempt him to ask this ex-convict a single question. An attempt to get at the truth through such a medium as this would be a degradation, an insult to. the woman he loved. His visitor took the blunt refusal very badly. The truth is that Mr. Hervey's temper was not improving, or rather his command of It was, from a sustained course of cigars and whisky and water," growing fitful and intermittent. Besides, Carruthers had a way with him which was particularly irritating to those who had tho misfortune to quarrel with him. On a previous occasion Hervey had found it almost more than he could put up with. However, with the exception of slapping his hand on Frank's table he controlled himself for the present. "I must insist upon your telling me," he Bald; "I have to make an important business communication to Miss Clauson." Carruthers smiled contemptuously. "Her trustees, the Messrs. Talbert of Oakbury, manage Miss Clausen's business, I believe. Or you might go to the family solicitor,whose name I will give you." "My business is of a private nature. I demand this address. I have a right to ask it." Carruthers shrugged his shoulders, elevated his eyebrows in true Tnlbert fashion, and again smiled that irritating smile. "My good sir," he said, "cannot you understand that I absolutely refuse to gratify you? That a gentleman is not justified in giving every one' who asks it a lady's ad- self up, groaned as In pain, shook his fist at the victor, swore, and then found his way out. Carruthers returned to his papers, but the reflections to which this interview gave rise made his afternoon a blank so far as literary work went. Two days after this his friend Field called on him. "I say, Carruthers," he exclaimed, "you're a nice sort of young man. 1 sent a fellow who wanted a helping hand to you and, hang mo 1 you gave it to him with a vengeance. Helped him down, not up, though." "He's been to you, has he?" "Yes, he called to-day—in splints. Said you insulted him and chucked him over the statrs. Can't think how you did it. Doesn't seem like you either." "I had the best of reasons." "So I told him, but he won't believe me. You've broken his fibula or tibula, or his tib and fibula." "His leg I I saw the blackguard walk away." "Perhaps I'm not right about the names. His arm is broken. He vows he will have compensation. Go to law, etcetera." "I don't think he will," said Carruthers, significantly. "Perhaps not, if your reasons were good ones. 1 don't ask them; but look here, old fellow. He's got no money, and won't be able to earn any for a while. Don't you think you ought to do something for him?" "No, I don't," said Frank; "but I will. Keeplhe follow away from me. But you can pay his doctor's bill and let him have a pound or two a week until ho gets all right again." Field laughed. "You'll find it a costly amusement breaking bones like this." "My clear Field," snld Frank, "if you knew all I know, you'd think It was cheap at tho price in this particular case." So by a strange irony of fate for some weeks Maurice Hervey was fed and doctored at the expense of Frank Carruthers. dress? Go to Sir Maingay Clauson, he is the proper person to apply to. As to rights, I am certainly within my own if I ask you to leave my room. No doubt yon see that the business which gave me tho pleasure of this visit cannot be carried through." Hervey scowled, hesitated, and then walked out of the room. He was wise in so do- Ing as he might have said more than he intended; and a premature disclosure, indeed, a disclosure at all, of tho truth would entirely ruin his clouded prospects. As, from lack of politeness, or flurry of discomfiture, he left the door ajar Carruthers rose and walked across the room to close it. Just then the door opened and the two men confronted each other on the threshold. "If you write to Miss Clauson will you give her a message for me' 1 " asked Hervey Avith forced civility. "That depends exactly upon Avhat the message may be." "Will you tell her that I called on you and said the matter could now be easily arranged? There's no harm in that." "There seems none. When I write I'll give it." "Yon'd better mention my real name, It's not Henry Morris—It's—" "I am acquainted with your real name," said Prank with perfect nonchalance. Hervey grew very angry. "Now 1 wonder wiio you may be," he said, ''you who write to her. Perhaps, you're sweet on each other, and look forward to a happy marriage." ' An incautious remark of the rogue's, yet one he could not refrain from making; not could liu refrain from eyeing Carratlicrs to see how the shot told. Hard as the effort was Currulhers preserved his , equanimity. :, "Perhaps so," he said carelessly. "I can't. ,S however, imagine it can be of tho slightest Interest to you." The scornful emphasis laid ,- w ,-, w; on the last word flicked Hervey like a Avliip. pjftsSi "Perhaps so!" he echoed with his mocking '^ipl' laugh. "Ha, ha! do you think I'm a fool? j)o y OU think you tuki' mo in with your studied ease? Don't i km>w you're dying to 11" said Frank, XXVIII. "I CAXXOT LIVE THIS LIFE i" Beatrice was at Munich. Munich, thatcity for its size, perhaps, the most regal capital in Europe. Munich, with its fair streets, noble statues, palnrns old and new, libraries, museums, art galleries, and fast: fleeting reputation for cheap living. Munich, which stands boldly out on a barren pltiln, no doubt feeling it has little w'.iich it need be ashamed to show to the Avorlil, except perhaps the vagaries of the eccentric being its king. Beatrice never quite knew what, induced her to choose the capita! of Bnvarln for her resting-placf. Honestly, when she wrote from Londo.i to her uncles, she had not settled whith'.-i .0 Avend her way. She might then just as likely have gone to Paris, Evtis- sels, Vienna, or Berlin, as to Munich. She fixed on (iermnny for various reasons. She had that feeling, which justly or unjustly, is common to most English people, that an unprotected and not unattractive woman is more free from annoyance in a German than in a Preach town. She also fancied she kuewthe German language better than she knew French. Tlirsdentific severity of the great Teutonic tongue had always charmed her. She had studied it deeply. She could read it in its classic forms with a certain amount of facility. She believed she could speak it well enough for the purposes of ordinary conversation. Alas! she was but one of the many who, when gutturals, compound words, and divisible participles are flying about like hail, find what a fraud is the boasted phonetic spelling, andAvhat an age it takes to feel at one's ease amid the elephantine gambols of the unwieldy language. Nevertheless for tho above and other reasons she chose Germany. As the party had left Blacktown provided with no traveling indispensables, except the most Important of all, money, many purchases had to be made in London. All Avere, however, made in time to catcli the evening train to Dover, and that night Beatrice and her charges crossed the Channel. Then it seemed to her she was once more able to breathe. In London she had been haunted by the dread that Hervey would follow and find her. Once out of England she felt safe. Be it understood that Beatrice was not ily- ing from shame which a revelation of her foolish marriage, and subsequent net of deception, would entail; although she would willingly have paid a large yearly sum, so long as her husband left her in peace and kept the secret. Gladly would she have made some arrangement which would spare her pride the mortification of her being knoAvn as tho wife of a felon. Gladly would she have done all in her power to save her father, her uncles, and such friends as she had, the pain they must feel when all Avas revealed. Yet it was not on this account she fled. Her one aim was to save the child from the man Avho was his father. She believed lie could legally claim her boy. She knew lie was villain enough to take him by force or fraud if the chance occurred. The moment Harry was in Hcrvey's hands she saw she would be at his mercy. She would bo forced to submit to any conditions, howsoever exacting and humiliating, in order to regain possession of the one thing which was left her, the one thing she could love, or was permitted to love. Flight gave her a respite; gave her time for consideration, It was the simplest and easiest way out of the difficulty. So she decided upon it. Once out of England they traveled by easy stages, and eventually reached their destination—Munich, The city on inspection seemed as suited as any other to Beatrice's needs, so she hired a furnished flat, engaged a good- tempered, himdy Bavarian seiyant, and settled down to that quiet calm life which she had in her letters to the Talberts described herself as living. These letters were sent under cover to a friend of Mrs. Miller's, who posted them in London, As English stationery can bo ,pro- present conditions the late life at Hazlewood House, when contrasted with it, seemed ' wild round of variety and dissipation. She had her books and her music, but she had no one with whom to discuss the books, no one to listen to her music. She took lessons in painting from one of the thousand artists in the great art-centre, Munich, but this was but an aid to kill time, and unbroken with any ambitious aim. She had her thoughts. These she shunned as much as possible. It seemed to her that there was nothing upon which she could look back with pleasure, nothing to which she could look forward with hope. She often recalled Carruthers's assertion that in spite of manner, she must have some dream of happiness, and she sighed as she thought that now less than ever did life show any joy of which She even dared to dream. > Beatrice was sitting one afternoon in the room she called her studio. She was alone and In deep thought. She had just finished one of her periodical letters to her uncles. It was lying near her, directed but not sealed. Beatrice was wrestling with the temptation of sending a message to Frank. She could not bear to picture him thinking her cold and heartless. Should she add a line to her letter? Should she even, write him a letter? But what could she say to him? Nothing, absolutely nothing! Besides, provided he had not yet learned the truth, the most conventional message from her would raise hopes never to be realized. Poor Frank 1 why did he learn to love her? Why did she love him? No, not that 1 She was happy that she loved him; that she had found the power of loving and trusting still hers. Yes, hopeless as such 16ve was, she rejoiced that she could love such a man as Frank. But no word, no message must be sent. "It is a part of tho price I must pay for my folly," she said as she sealed her letter. Her eyes were full of tears as she did so. Mrs. Miller entered and saw her emotion. "My sweet, my dear," si 10 said: "what is it? There is no fresh trouble?" "None, the old one is enough," said Beatrice. Mrs. Miller looked at her solicitously. "You are thinking of tho man'who loves you?" she said soothingly. "Yes," said Beatrice with recovered composure. "Yes, I am thinking that I may have wrecked his life as well as my own." "No, no, my poor dear. It will come right. You will be happy—he will be happy." Beatrice smiled a hopeless smile. "It will be—it is written," continued Mrs. Miller. "Nothing can change it. God's arm Beatrice mused. After all, the suggestion did not seem so nbsurd. Sarah was by no means a fool. She could travel to England alone perfectly well. She could hear what this man asked now. Why should she not let her go? Mrs. Miller seemed on thorns of suspense. "Say I may go," she whispered. "I will think. 1 will tell you by and by. Send ray boy to me, I will think with him in my arms." So the "shorn lamb," as he was now called, came to his mother, and all the afternoon Beatrice considered Mrs. Miller's proposal. The more she considered tho more inclined she felt to give it her countenance. In the evening she told her she might go. She gave her many instructions which were not to bo exceeded. She was to find 1 lervey and hear his demands. She was to be firm, and above all have it clearly understood that he must sign a deed of separation, in which he relinquished all claim to the boy. Mrs. Miller nodded grimly. She was not likely to err on the side of mercy. "Take plenty of money," snld Beatrice. "Give him money if ho asks for it. Make him understand that I have liot concealed myself to save my money That ho can always have." So it was arranged. Fully one half of that night was spent by Mrs. Miller on her knees. She was alone—Harry slept with his motliei as often aswitli his nurse—so she could offer up her wild prayers without interruption. If ever a fanatic wrestled with the Supreme Being in prayer it was Surah Miller that night. For what, diiI she pray? Perhaps it is as well not to ask, but to bo contented with the assurance that she prayed for Beatrice's hauoincss. IN '1 HE DAYS uF OLD RIOMAINS OV A VAN1SHKD HACK IN A.MKUIOA. L1TTL.K INDKICD IS KNOWN OI- Til HA Several Distinct Knees of Mound Bulklurs Have Existed llovo In Tinies Gone By—Tlie Ka.rliest ot Them Contemporaneous With the Mastodon—Holies of the I-ost Tribes. Is not shortened. His purpose " Beatrice checked her stonily. Since Sarah's outbreak in the train all signs of fanaticism had been at once repressed by Beatrice. "jSIy letter is ready," she said; "take It and direct it to your friend. There are envelopes." Sarah glanced at her mistress,-who was once more deep in thought. She took two envelopes and also a stray half sheet of notepaper. Then she went into another room and hastily writing _a few words on the paper placed it in an envelope, addressed it, and in- closed It, with Beatrice's letter, in the packet which was to go to her friend in London. Beatrice resumed her painful <• train of thought. Writing home had made her feel utterly wretched. It was now May; nearly live months had she been living this dreary lite, and keeping every one in ignorance as to where she was. How much longer must it go on? She could, of course, teave Munich whenever she thought fit, but every oth,er BLOCKADE-BUNNEll'S DISK .• PAHA- Washiugtou Star: In Avar times little Suiithville, N. G., was a lively town. In 110 place iu the entire confederacy save this was specie iu any way cur- rout. There gold and silver, mainly the former, were plentiful and pilots who received as .much as $5,000 iu gold for taklug out or bringing in a vessel lived in handsome style. Some of these yet live there, but their "Hush times" long since ended. It AVSIS "easy come aud easy go" with .them. Most euter- taiuiiig stories these pilots tell. It is really very remarkable that the block- ade-runucrs could pass the lleet as they did. The darker aud "nastier" the night, the 'more agreeable was It to those little vessels, aud they ofteu crept by under the very bows of a man-of- war on the lookout for them. The night Fort Fisher surrendered the last blockade-runner crept in. Her captain aud pilot were astonished when they received no response to their signals, secretly made to the people at Fort Oaswell. Instead they saw the flames here and there from the burning buildings. Up the river all was still. The great bombardment of Fort Fisher, which, at Smithvllle had' made the air quiver Avi-th its coucussious, was ended. The blockader crept in aud made its way to Suiithville. Iu the early moru- We are so accustomed to think ot America us the New World, sa.vs the London Spectator, that the assertion of a. recent writer that "America, is an old world, a.ud compares well with other countries iu this respect," comes upon the reader with something of a shock. But when we Had how lavishly the lemaius of prehistoric races are scattered over the length and breadth oE the North American continent, we realize that ancient monuments are no more numerous on this than on the other side of the Atlantic. Aud when we consider the works left by the lost races, we are constrained to admit chat tho prehistoric relics ot America are as IntorostlHi; as a'ny yet discovered within our own borders. The American arclieologlst is, it is true, coiil'rotnted with n, great aud peculiar builders. Their relics abound Avitli with remains of prehistoric races; but There must have been several entire- y different races and mound-builders, to judge from the wide differences In the style and materials of their works. In the upper part of the Mississippi valley the mounds are mainly burtal- paces. In Wisconsin many are In the shapes of animals. In other districts the mounds contain chambers roofed with logs. Tho Gulf states are remarkable for their earthen pyramids. At one point on the Lower Mississippi is a group of ei.aht, one of which covers six acres of ground. Its sides correspond to the points of the compass, and it is summnd.ed by a ditch 10 feet deep, hi Ohio are a great ma.iKy so- called sa.cred luelosurcs, some of which are of large extent. Not a few of them consist of a. square and two adjacent circles, aud look like gigantic geometrical figures. The. stone forts are. larger still. Tho 'walls of Fort. Aiicicnit are still i-'O feet high and three miles and a half in loiurth, enclosing a space of 140 acres. Au immense number of relics have been collected by various explorers. Few, perhaps, arc* of greater iiuterest than thode lately taken from a mouud on Paint creek. At the base of the tumulus, which was 500 feet, long, were domed chambers, four or live feet high. Iu one of these was a skeleton, evidently of some.! distinguished warrior. On its head, fastened to a. sort of hel- wero wooden copper. Over antlers, it were covered strewin place Avould be just as dreary to her. Local!- | illg hours the uews W!ls told tlle 1)CO plo ty matters little when a sea of trouble surrounds one. Let a man count up his happiest days and he will find the place in which he spent them contributed not much to their happiness, Beatrice, who was now somewhere about twenty-three, had most certainly a right to expect some happy days in .this Avorld. She began to ask herself the questions which had recently been framing themselves in her mind. Had she after all acted in the wisest way? Was her life to be quite marred by that one act of folly? If she turned and lirmly grasped her nettle, would the sting bo fatal, or even more than she could bear? She was, like most of us, a blending of contradictions. She was Aviso and foolish; brave and timid; proud and humble, as pressure of cir- jumstances forced her to be. She began to loathe tliis hiding, this shrinking into comers. Could she nerve herself to come forth and face the worst? What was tho worst? Tl>e worst was her dread of losing her child. What if she wrote to Horace and Herbert and told them everything, begged them to forgive tho harmless deceit which she had practised; entreated them to see this man and make such terms as they could? Might she not, when they had assured her security and peace, face such scorn as the world would throw her? Then she began to wonder if llorvey had revealed the truth? If her father, Lady Clauson—here she shuddered—her uncles know that she was this man's wife. Although she had just been resolving to make it known to them, the thought of their being in possession of the knowledge was horrible to her, Yet all this while they might have known it—might have heard it from Harvey's lips. This thought half maddened her. She must learn If it was so. She thought regretfully of that peaceful life at Hazlcwood House. Horace and Herbert's little womanish ways seemed part and parcel of the pleasant homo. She thought of old Whittaker, of William Giles, of the other servants. She thought, with a pang of deeper regret, of Sylvanus Mordle, who had also found In her tho woman he could love. She even thought of young Purton's well-meant but unsophisticated advances. Then, of know more I should apply at Scotland Yard, 'or wherever the proper oiiice may be." This taunt was more than even the most amiable tickot-of-leaye man could be expected to let pass. It finished Hervey entirely. He boiled over. With the violent expletive which invariably accompanies such an act lie struck out full at the speaker. This OarriUhers was one of those deceptive men who at first glance give little promise of much strength. Yet if his frame was spare his shoulders were square, and all the weight ho carried was bone and muscle. He may be summed up in the simple word wiry; and wiry men, as many a muscular-looking athlete knows to his cost, are not adversaries to be despised. He was far from being one of those marvellous creatures, usually officers In the Guards, who, in fiction at least, can crush up silver flagous, toss with one hand a sixteen stone rullian over a ditch or a railing, but all the same he had his fair share of manly strength. After parrying Ilervoy's blow, he simply jerked out his right arm to the very best of his knowledge and agility, throwing the whole weight of his body into it, and, in the language of what may now be called the revived prize ring, "got well home." ., Tnese were the only two blows struck, and t or this reason: Hervey, when he received Frank's blow, was standing on the landing. He staggered back and went headlong down the steep stairs, it seemed as if his neck must; be, broken. However him begins at least 10 earlier than the landing of- Oolum-, bus, and tho mystery which must: ivl- skeletons ,_ __.,._ i — ' pjii'.n win ways envelope a people who have so ' ollcU little in the way of written records i l11 for him but four centuries lul k' u On the other baud we have clear ioct peal.s, boars' teeth, and ehnvs of eagles. At Its side lay a pipe, an agate spearhead, a'nd en nos covered AVith copper. Other skeletons iu the same mouud were; clad In copper armor, decorated Avitili elaborate and beautiful designs. Here, too, was found a copper ax,— still sharp, 10 pounds in weight, aud bearing traces of gildimg. In a burial- mound ou the Iowa river, In a district wliic.li was inhabited by hunter tribes, were found three chambers, roofed with logs aud In the center room eight were seated ou the floor, a drliikiug-cup at Its feet mound ou the Scioto river—a 90 igo. evidence that some of the early inhab- containing a skeleton. A remarkable 011 tho vessel of the fall of Fisher, the uurch oi the federal forces upon Wll- miugtou, and 'what rnuiiy of the hulf- stuiiued people believed was "the end of all things." The blockade-runner at once left her departure being entirely unopposed, and got away back to Nas sau, the then base of supplies from whence she had come, summer at New London, Mrs. Draper having taken one of the hotel cottages there for itho season. They are to have a big wedding, and go at ouce to Europe to pass the winter traveling about as pleases them. The marriage of Miss Bertha Potter and Robert Shaw Minturn will take place ill the early autumn, and also that oi Miss Eleanor Duer, daughter of James G. K. Duer, of 09 East Fifty-fifth street, to Joseph La-rogue, Jr. The engagement of this couple was announced months ago. The marriage of Miss Jalfray and her cousin, Gapjtalu Edward Jaffray, of .tants were contemporary mammoth and the mastodon; and in South America, at aliy rate, remains of cliff-dwelling races are associated with the bones of no fewer thain 44 animals now entirely extinct. Maiv Jnterestintr notices, more or less fragmentary, have from time to time appeared relative to the wonderful architectural relics !of the cliff- dwellers of Colorado, and to the no less .wonderful pyramids aind earthworks of the mound-builders of the Mississippi. But the 400th anniversary of th:c discovery of America has been marked, among other things, by the publication of one volume of all that has yet been made known of the mound-builders—a volume of which it is not. too much to say that it is owe of the most [interesting of all archc- ological records. When the relics of this vanquished race tirst bega'D to attract attention some 40 years ago, it was thought that the silver sword- scabbards, iron knives, and Hebrew Inscriptions then brought to light wore traces of a highly civilized "people who had migrated from some, .historic couu'tiry;." Latterly the current! of opinion has beqn tending quite other way, aud some authorities ap- pctnr to think that tho real mound- builders, who had nothing to do with the modern implements which had been "intruded" among their remains, were, after all, mer.e sava.ges. But It with the l' olllt is tho S ' KO of Ulc lreo wlucil nro sometimes found In these old works. Some were felled iu Ohio which have been growing for live centuries ou the is the view of many emilneut American antiquarians that these early races, mound-builders, cliff-dwellers, aiyl others coeval with them—"constituted a the British Thirteenth Hussars, is an- cultus which differed essentially; from _ _ ,, -. ,1 ._ i,..-, sturi^ 4-/-v liittrfti'ir Ucipated as one of the large fall Aved- cliugs, though some of her friueds are somewhat skeptical on the subject, aud say it Avlll occur much sooner than that and iu London. of him more than of all. SHORT AND SW1EET. Long engagements are uot much in favor now, and usually uot more thau six weeks or two moutflis go by after the announcement before the wedding takes place. Among tile prospective' weddings iu New York, that of Miss Edith L. Drapjer, daughter of Mrs. John I-I. Draper, of 120 East Tthirty- sixtii street, aud L. Vaughau Clark, who have already been engaged for several mouths, AA r ill not take place until the autumn. Both will pass the The freedom and gayety enjoyed by the average American girl are quite uu- ikuoAvn to her English cousin. The lat- cured on tho Continent as easily as everything else that is English, the letters conveyed no information which could be used to discover the retreat. Beatrice dreaded sending them; she feared that some unforeseen slip connected with them might disclose her abode. But it seemed so unkind not to let her uncles know she AVOS alive and well. She did not write to her father. She fancied her proceedings would not trouble him much, and felt sure that any letter sent to him would run the gauntlet of Lady Clausen's unkind comments. She trusted to Horace and Herbert to let him know all that they knew. Beatrice made few, if any, chance acquaintances. Some people never do. Just as there are men whom other men never think of asking for a cigar-light, so are there AVO- men to whom other women do not make the first advances. Beatrice with her reserved but polite manner, classical features and distinguished bearing no doubt conveyed the idea that she was a state not to be encroached upon without the passport of an introduction. So for society she had her boy and her faithful slave, Mrs. Miller. However much a mother may love her child, she Is not blamed if she finds that his constant company does not give all the pleasure the world can give. However faithful and intelligent a servant may be, the mistress may with a clear conscience look beyond her for a companion. 80 Beatrice's ill e grew once more djamal and colorless. So much so, that under % And Frank? Did Frank know, and if so j ter, until she has a home of her own, what did he think of her? Or,whenhekneAV, ;is rarely allowed to give any festivity what would he think of her? Did he, would O n her OAvn account. Three English he, curse her very memory? Ah, so far as ...... her love was concerned there could be no hope for better days! At this juncture Beatrice broke down, " any other now kniown to history Tlio works oil' the mound-builders arc; most abundant in the Mississippi valley. They are found, it is true, in other parts of the continent, but nowhere else do they occur iu such profusion or such magnitude. From the lied river to Florida, from the Alle- Kheules to the Kooky mountains, the whole cround is streAvn with their ramparts of an old fort. One tree, that grow ou the wall of a fort iu Ohio had 5550 rings in.it. This does not, It Is true, imply a really high degree- of antiquity; but there seems no reason to doubt that the early uiound-bullders were ' contemporary with the mastodon, if not Avitli the mammoth. Many pipes have been fouind Avliich clearly represent the latter; while remains of the former have been found so recent that the turf-cutters greased their boots with tho marrow -taken from the bones. Among the bones of a mastodon dug up iu Missouri were discovered the arrowheads, which, as it lay helpless in the bog, had been shot at It Iby hunters. N'dir it were the stones they had hurled at; it, Avhilc the ashes of fires they had lighted round the carcase •were still heaped agaiinst it six feet high. Much excitement Avas caused in 1860 by the discovery of Avhat is kuoAvn as the Calnverns skull, at a' deptli of 130 feet below the surface, ou the western slope of the Sierra Nevmla,— a clear proof, as It was at first tlwught, of the vast antiquity of man ou the American continent. Almost more extraordinary \A'a's the "Na.pa image," a tiluy figure of a man of baked clay, that came up in a sand-pump from a depth of no less than 820 feet. It is now recognlsscd that the skull owed its burial to accumulations of llool debris, and that the clay figure ca'me from an unsuspected Indlain mine. TAVO very remarkable stone slabs, called tho Davenport tablets, which id Is said were dug up in Missouri, were iuscrib- whole ground remains. In Ohio alone there are 10000 mounds for burial or for the foundations of 'dwellings, and more thau 1500 inclosures surrounded Avith Earthworks. Some of the mounds are a,cresi In extent—Monks mound, tho °reat tumulus of Cahoklu, near Si. Louis, rises by four platforms to a height of 100 feel, aiad covers 10 acres of ground. Some tribes, evidently hunters by occupation, using tools and weapons made of unsmelted copper a'nd meteoric iron, have left, in addition to the ordinary conical mounds, huge earthfln effigies, not only of beasts ed, one with a cremation sceue, including !M) figures of men and animals, and the other with archnic-looldwg characters. Many of these characters, are now seen to be taken from the Roman, Arabic, Phoenician and Hebrew alphabets, and both tablets are regarded as spurious. i The civilization bf the moiuiidbuilders: was at one time thought to have been equal to that of Tyre 01 Babylon or Egypt. It wtis evaii confidently asserted that here were the relics of the 10 "Lost tribes,"-a sug- "estiou Ave may well remember, since out of it grow the gigantic imposture, the "Book of Mormon." It must JUL1L. J-'iUUO JimmiOU Jlllfau vn..-.....,.. n-- , - uu-ia, aowever, recently took advantage of the chase-elk aud moose, wolf and i of the absence of the rest of the f ami- panther, goose and wild duck-mit oi iv tr> hn.vfi'nn afternoon Tiartv of their haiwks aiid SAvnlloAvs, of ii/.aius, afternoon an ^ The asshehad broken down when she refused S irl "«--"«"• •""= """"««"» —~ - | •••• ;"",:,„ ', lpql .i v 500 Frank's love. She laid her head on the tabfo P^ure of a lady iu semi-evening dress , of a sen e f is neaily -aw aud-sobbed bitterly. Sarah returning from '-that is, with elbow sleeves and bodice | Other tribes, appalcntlj moicj\ai posting her letter found her so, and of course | cut half low iu the neck. In one cor- like, have left earthen wans, some u knelt beside her, cried with her, and soothed , ne r of the card Avas "tea aud charter" ' which are. still 80 feet bigh, ana m- and in the other the notice: "In con-' close as much as 400 acres of grouind. of their haiwks had a ! snakes and tad-poles. One such figure naa a snakes an< m i - j i her. "I cannot live this life I" "I cannot live it longer I" sobbed Beatrice. .sequence of the extreme heat ladies darling!'• said ' are 1>e( l usted to come in semi-evening ™« Novation was such a suc- l dress.' vu.v iiwiuuii) Jivji iic*i*.L AVdiaiii'^ n. miui»^ n» wi-* *•• j j . pity, and soothing tho girl's brown hair as a cess that the company voted to revive mother might have done. .the fashilons of their grandmothers, "I can bear it no longer," said Beatrice, who always Avore sleeveless and low"I will Avrite and toll them all. Tell them u ecked frocks in summer, how I have been wronged—how I have wronged tljem. No," she exclaimed, starting to her feet, "I cannot do it. There must be One of tho house officers recently other means. Hols mercenary. Oh, I will 'appointed to the Boston City Hospital give him all if ho will keep silent and leave '. is Julius Selva of Nicaragua, Ho came me in peace—leave me and tlie boy in peace." j to Boston about four years ago to' "Let mo go to England and see him," said study hi the Harvard Medical school, ' when he scarcely knew a word of English. Mr. Selva is a friitud of General Cabala's sou, Avho is now studying iu o _. _ _ a Boston school, and is an ardent sym—make him'promise and put that down ta'nathlzer Avith the aims of the revolu- writing. Let me do this for you, my dear, tlouary general. Madame de Valsayre, a foreign clwun- has started Sarah. "Youl" Beatrice started at the idea. "Yes. Let me go. He is a Avicked man but he can do me no harm. Oh, my dear mistress, let me go. I can hear what he wants By the love I bear you I ask it." "How could you find him?" "He is sure to be in London. If not there's row nine to the Frenob. academy. The actual mounds which are so numerous |erved iu many cases for burial, and were so used by successive races. In some instances it Is clear that interments continued even into historic times. Of two mounds Jin the sa'me group, one contained the skeleton of a mediciiie-inan Avlth a modern looking-glass, perhaps not 50 years old, Iu its hand. Another mound in the group contained the skeleton of a child, with a string of heads on its wrist and pot of sweetmeats at its head; while trees of at least three centuries growth were growing in the ground above. Tliat 'those structlures hotve been Used by successive races is well Illustrated by a mound in Illinois, in which, lying underneath recant Indian interments, was the skeleton' of some long-forgotten Jesuit pioneer, with a rosary of Venetian beads about Its waist, aind a' silver crucifix still in Its bony hand. '.L however, be admitted that there are ors" in Their ofligles and pyramids and "sacred inclosures," which strongly support the view that America Avas at some remote period visited by successive Avavcs of invaders from Euope, from the coast of Asia, evcin from Mongolia. Bites such as /prevailed in Phoenicia in Old Testament times Averu •widely practiced ou the North American continent. The more closely the relics of tho lost races are examined, the more clear becomes the evidence that their worship combined elements of Druidical, of Hittlte, aud of Phoenician ceremonial. The faiths of the far east, the worship of lire, of the serpent, and of the sun, extensively prevailed throughout the Avhole erea occupied by the mound- builders. Their l relics, abound svttb. symbols which, in the old world, "belonged to the secret mysteries, the mysteries which were so full of cruelties and degradations." It is here, then, among objects associated witu their religious observances, that we must look for the key to this great, problem-the problem as to who were this striinge people, a'nd from what sources the North American continent received the first impulses of its ancient civilization. Work lias commenced OQ tive new electric street raijwa^ at Green Bay,

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