The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 9, 1895 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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«~,... fUSW fat &H*nt, triid he tatee; FUUMU fm 01OUUCI .UIUL4* IfCC {&£, Sfe t»t thb jfcuhty uau; -__.~j to the jjrlflter," I e$slalm*d,' . • "Awaiti my humorous way, ^"-Uftsntrtfllnrjest,, tall iSe the devil to pay."' gfBe tottfc the paper and I watcheJ, *V A6d Sift him peep within fcijAilW fifstllficho read his face 3^' ftVas ail tipdn tho grin. £3iC Fdafl the nest tho grin strew broad, ,\ »«AnU shot from car to car. & JHBtend the third: it chucklin? noise JC 1 aow bo^an to ke.u-. ¥*$# *Thn fourth he broke Ihto a roar: SM^' a'HeUfth: hi* ttaistband ,*pllt $ -\ TT^fc Sixth ho burst Hvo buttons off, * 4 ' UAnd tumbled In a nt ^ •%& anj-s and iiisrhts. with sleepless oye, V ' 'I •watched that wretehoa inin,' • .'/> ,-Ahrf since I ncvef dnfe to write As fnnny ns 1 can —Oliver Wendell Holmes. lady Latimer's Escape, Oil? CUARlOrrK M. IIHAKMK. CHAPTER IX—COXTINUED. i had been arranged that on Now eve a grand ball should bo $»,*'', £i ve n- Tho entertainment was called ^», ->'ji ball, but it was to comprise charades, i..'.' .nusic, cards, and everything else that ,-AVas enjoyable. Lady Latimor and •Colonel North had drawn out a pro- .gram that was most inviting: to my • thinking they spent a great deal of utimo over it, but it was'certainly'a ysuccess. I .remember every detail of it that New Year's eve,—how beautiful ;' ,lhe frozen snow looked in tho sunshine, how whito and hard tho ice Was,' •' how tho scarlet berries: of the holly-' j.trce glowed, how the robin red-l roasts. ,,' flew. A beautiful. Now." Year's eve, on ,; J- -which I albno saw tho shadow. '.I confess, Lady Latimor looked, lovely i '^enough that night to make any man /, Joso both heart and head! She had chosen a costume .worn generally by those who represent Juliet on tho stasre; blue velvet over white satin, /•with what looked like a net worker armor of pearls; her white shoulders .,-and arms shone through tho pearls, - "3ier face wore a dainty Jlusli, her eyes i- ; forgot all about myself; my heart 1 was heavy over her. I could not di- 1 vest myself of a foar, a foreboding \- that something was to happen that -,, 'night. A presentiment of coming evil isoemed to weigh me down. Captain Homing said to" me more than once, ; - vYou look tired and ill, Miss Lovel;" v but I could not answer him. I had no , heart—no heart. ' It did not surprise me that they ' clanced together, and more than one, 1 remarked that they were the hand'. somest pair in the room; nor was I • surprised that, instead of "dancing to- i Aether a second time, they wont into - the conservatory, nor when they -walked up and down the picturc-gal- \ lery, nor when they.paused for a few moments under the mistletoe bough and' I saw him kiss her; but I was surprised when I heard him say to her: "You need have no fear; I have inade overy arrangement. The car, riage will be at the turn of the road , by two o'clock. All will be well." They neither saw nor heard me; ' they were sitting behind a group of white camellias, tall trees with glossy ^ leaves, and I was on the other side, 4 hovering near her, always fearful, yet without knowing why. Lady Lati. TCO&V made some remark that I did not i liear. His answer was: "Trust to me, my darling; all' will fj- I turned away sick at heart, and from the depths of my soul I prayed j, heaven to savo her, for she was in deadly peril. C^jtill the real significance of thoso •words did not occur to me. "The carriage will be at the turn of the road by two o'clock." I thought it was I some arrangement about driving tho I* nejft day, and I said to myself, over and over again, that I must do something to Help her, something to save Jxer, or she would bo lost. Little did ,1'dream, even then, of what that New ~" would'bring forth. n , „, CHAPTER X. ' \. ;? i VJtaw, or hof suddenly, I missed her, p.Tca^nnot tolj«| Whenever Lady Lati- Itted atoora she seemed to take : the brightness away with her. -* * • <v &" 1 " 1 " of the pearls and , m light gleaming on the blue velvet, ?V»t$P w J°»S B « e oa <l D8en gone from the r o? m I could not tell. No«e of amily was there that evening, Year's eve was a sacred festivity the vicarage, My father always he old year die and the new year qn his knees. There was no one J eould speak or teU my Wfrere was ahe— the beautiful, ra- i gMkcef ul womau wjoo had given 804 brightness even to that ow? Not- with Colonel North, on0 comfort, fpr he stood at ?* the fc« ropro, talldng tp l»4ies; fent when J came to watch ? it w »s wrtike Itself, there was espyefsion on it, as though ima witting restraint ^ ftt tht; turn of Oh, (JodS did iiitteifo that? t stood for ft mifinte paralysed; htv lieart al- niost ceased beating, the blood ran cold ifl inj- Veins, fay limbs trembled. Conld it Ttf^jJui iJi&*r Qtticfc AS thotight t went to Lady L&timer's footn. There was nbthine timtstial at first sight,, btit whfen I opened the -wardrobe door, I sat*- the blue velvet afad pearls hastily thrust aside. 1 knew—I knew she had gone away with him. and had chosen the night because they imagined during the ekcitemeht they would' not be missed. Two o'clock, at the corner of the road! I knew the turning well; a great oak-tree stood there; we had often rested under its shade. Should I have time to reach it and to savo her? Quick as thought, I took a cloak and hat from her wardrobe* I did not stop to think; I knew, in the confusion no ono would notice me or miss me. I flow down the great staircase* across tho entrance hull, meeting no one; then I reached the hall door, and stood outside,trying for ono moment to think which was tho nearest way. If I could only reach tho corner of tho road before tho carriage started, I was all right, I should savo her, even if I lost my life in doing it. If tho carriage was gone, then eternal shame and disgrace to tho beautiful woman I loved. The moon was shining, but not very brightly, and tho stars wore out; tho snow gleamed whito and hard on the ground, tho tail trees, with their bare branches, stood liko giants. I looked neither to the right nor tho left; I ran for dear life, praying heaven, oven as I ran, to savo her— Savo hor from eternal shamo and woo. On, past the shining laurels and tho tall lirs; on, past tho frozen lake, past the lime-trees, past tho holly-bushes gleaming- crimson, past tho tall larches through which tho winter wind moaned and wailod;'has'lje.hiugYdospairing.cry- ing to hoavcn to help mo to savo hor; and then—oh, God be praised-and thanked!—I saw them. They had not reached tho park gates, and''sho was saved; for ho should not take hor away unless he killed mo first; I would cling to her—save hor in some way. They were walking quickly, but the next moment I was with them, by hor side. I cried out her name, I Hung my arms around her. "My darling, you must not, you shall not go!" and then I stood for ono moment breathless. Which should I speak to? What should I say? "I know," I cried at last. "Tho carriage is waiting at tho turn of tho road, and you—oh, Colonel North, gentleman and soldier—you want to take her away with you to eternal shame and eternal remorse! You shall not!" 'What, in heaven's name, brings you here, Audrey Lovel P" cried Colonel North. And I answered, "Heaven itself, to save her from ruin and death. You shall not take hor away; wo aro close to the lodge gates, and if you try to pass them and take her with you, I will raise such an alarm that you will be overtaken in five minutes, and she shall be dragged from you by force. Gentleman and soldier! Do you know that you aro a coward and thief in stealing another man's wife?" He drew back. - I went on: "The wife of an old man, powerless avenge himself—a man who has trusted you, whose bread you havo eaten, under whoso roof you havo found hospitable shelter. And you repay him by stealing his wife! Why did you not steal that which ho values less—his gold or his jewels? Oh, shame—bitter, endless shamo on you!" And it seemed to mo that the wind took up tho words and re-echoed thorn among the trees, "shame—bitter, endless shamo!" 1 turned to tho trembling girl, "Como back with mo, my darling," I said, "come back. It is only a bad, evil, black dream; como buck with mo;no one shall know." She hesitated, she half clung to him. I saw him throw his arm around her, and I saw defiance in his face, "Lady Latimer," I said, "do you know whoro thoso gates load? Look at them, and know tho road leading from them is tho path to hell." A low moan camo from hor lips. "Think, "I said; "it is not just now, while the glamour of love lies on you; it is not the present, it is tho Ion g years of tho futuro, when tho glamour will fall from your eyes, and you will remember nothing but tho wickedness of your sin. Wicked lovo never lasts long, and tho lovo of a man who would brand you with endless shamo is wicked, weak and cruel. Think of the long years of shame and sorrow and endless remorse! Como back with mo, darling!" '•You mean well, Miaa Lovel," said Colonel North, "but If you have any heart in your breast, you will not a»k her to go back. I maintain that she is not married—marriage means it union of heart*, it meana two aouia made one," . »«Marriago means tho VOWH taken before (jod and man, which can never be broken," I cried. "How can you ask her," he continued, "to go back to that lovelesa, cheerless, miserable Hfw?" "Jt to her way to heaven," I »aid, "J will njako a, heaven OH earth for her," he cried' "You capopt/' J answered; **»nd if - hy to do it, yo« will lose her both I "• Oh, my darling, come back j ,, , ! Mctvej' mint! the wisei-y, [ jieyer «jinij the pain. It jss all as f ettwy»vo$ to what yon will duffer if you go with"' *p0jc«i id j i*. ji« an true, l»v-<*E do net »-I WSSi' , »'- i»Vsiw?.- Jt - <, ' CB.. ij-fcij^'v «•!>..-A..' ,-" ,' -?V-Y, s?Mi^iI&. v *fe 1$ iiiil^aj''4« Mm ist. tiou. , in a tone of ««Twn taeaa wtstt, yon Are Bnt she «wM ftever be happy again— never Again.* And Hove him, Andrey; that stmtt lie My f-feiiglon— love. You - ^T -~.~5.iv,.* — »v, * vs. AVU tVUUW what, I have missed In my life, attd now l havo found it. 1 love him*, let me go, Audrey,- love Is best." "No. it Is not!" I cried—*-it is not best, not such lovo as this. Post- ot -God and love of duty arc host. Oh, Lady Latimer, you cannot nnss thoso gates, an aagel bare the way!" f "Sho shall go!" said Colonel North, in a low, resolute voice. "Unclasp your arms, Miss Lovel. 1 have won her by right ot lovo; she Is mine and I shall take her!'' I tightened my clasp on the trornb- ling figure. "She belongs to Lord Latlmor," T said, "and while he lives no limn shall take her from him.*' Sho flung her arms round my nock, and cried tonic: "Let mo go, Audrey; I cannot return; let me go with him—I lovo him —I lovo him!" "No," I answered; "you arc not strong enough to savo yourself, but I am strong enough to savo you. Unless you, Colonel North, strike mo down dead, you shall not take her." "I do not kill women," said Colonel Isorth. "You do worse," I cried; "you ruin their souls. You protend that ym love this poor child; you would' bo kinder far, braver far, if you plunged a dagger in her heart, than take hor away with you. The murclor of tho body Is little compared to tho murder of a soul." Ho started as though my words had shot him; his hands foil from hor. I throw my arms round her and drew hor closer to mo. "There is no timo to lose,"I said. "If you toko one, you take both; if you take Lady Latimor, you tako mo; I will not loose my hold on hor until sho Is safo from you. I repeat thoro is no timo to lose. You do not foar my words; I shall give a cry that will soon bring help to us." "No, no!" ho cried, hastily. But I did. I wonder now'that I had tho nocvo. I gavo a long, low cry, and tho next minute wo saw a light in one of tho windows of tho lodge. "Look," .1 said, "wo shall hayo holw soon." ' "Go, Philip," said Lady Latimor; "go, thoro is no help for us." "I could curse you for your cruel work!" ho said. "You will bless mo some timo," I answered. Lot mo say good-bye to you Philip." cried Lady Latimor, and hor volco was full of anguish. "Ah, my lovo, my lovo, found so lato and lost forever!" "Ono word, Colonel North," I said. 'I will keep your secret, but it must be on my own terms. You must louvo tho house to-morrow morning undor tho pretext that you havo rocoivod a telegram, and you must swear to mo that you will never return. If you do so, 1 shall at onco toll Lord Latimor all that has passed." Ho bowed; he could not speak; and as ho turned away from mo I saw tho tears rain down his faco. Thou wo had to draw back and s.tand in silonco undoriho dark shado of tho troos, for the lodgo-koopor camo out, lantern in hand, followed by his wife. "T. am sure I heard voices," ho said. "I am sure I heard a cry," stho ro- pliod. They looked about for some timo, thon went in-doors again, I could not help his turning back and taking Lady Latimer in his arms again. Ono quick, passionate embrace and ho was gone. I led hor home. Sho did not wedp, but from her lips came a low, soft moan. Never mind if sho died of it; I had saved her from worse than death. Wo spoke no word until wo reached tho house. 1 knew we must run some risk, [TO 7JK COSTINUKD.] Ill Pluto's Day. Plato boliovod that diamonds were formed by a vitrifying quality imparted to certain portions of pure water by "star-shine," Pllney saya that the diamond ia the hardest as well aa tho most valuable of the precious stones, and that It can only bo softened by immersing it seven days and seven nights in goat's blood, Boootius declares that the "ruby ia a sovereign remedy against the plague and all poisons; it also drives away evil spirits and bad dream»." Seraphis ascribes to the diamond the power of hoaling various eruptive diseases, and also says that it insures the safety of tho wearer in time of great tempests, Babinet says; "For all maladies oi a nervoua character the amethyst is tba sure and sovereign cure." Jim the Tbi»£. First Friend, o! intending groom-— Well, we'll have to give them a prea~ ent. What will it be and how much shall wo upend ? Second Frlensd—I do n't know. Jl| go aa deep as yon do. "Let*« get something that » big sthow for our money ~ "All right. What's t: a load of hay?"—Judge. A Whit* Jvegro In Chambers comity, rcsfdca a 16-year-oM girl -AS whi to and ymo&th aa ttoats &l »m M~ bino. Mine yean* «sgo> afe waia m Maefe th& regulation negro; the of a wklm In *• DAlftt AW) POOttRY, OUR RURAL READfeftS, «t till* IHntft Stwk unrt The Brst dairymftn'snssoclfttlon in the northwest was formed at telghn, 111,, itt -J8«S. \Vhcn tho asHmtltmral colleges wcro «jstfl,blislicd, the instruction given was mainly by lectures, ftnd b\it Httle work wus done itt special fields of agriculture. This was the oW fashioned way, where tho teacher sat In his chair and delivered long leetoives, and the students took notes, and perhaps the same style ot instruction was given as occurred in the Latin or Greek leoturo mom. The laboratory was a comparatively unknown factor as an instructional agent then. «wb the people began to demand special education, and the work o! tho teacher of agriculture became specialised and was, divided, and horticulture was given into charge ol another. Other divisions of labor came, and along with this came the now dnlry problems, tho experiment stations began to publish the results oi Investigations of much importance, and unally,. 1 think it was hi 1880, Cornell university erected a dairy building for experimental work, and adapted to Instructional purposes. Lectures In dairying wore given at Cornell by two of America's most eminent dairy authorities in their day vmA generation, Messrs. X. A; \Villard and L. IL Arnold, some years before tho dairy building- was erected, but it wtia loft to Wlseou- sin to establish tho first practical working dairy school.— Prof. 0. S. Plumb*. Dairy Light Increases.— Up to 'within comparatively recent years, in many important respects, dairymen differed In opinions concerning the handling of 'milk and making of choose and butter. Systematic investigations had not been conducted and as a consequence there was much "rule o'thumb" in tho dairy. Under such conditions there was much* diversity of opinion on certain questions, which have boon largely sotklod by dairy investigators. As our population' increased, conAncroinl dairying assumed more and more importance, and thinking men saw in H u lucrative branch of agricultural work. The dairy interests grow to groat proportions, and tho first stop taken by dairymen to advance thoir interests was by forming dalryinou'aasHouiotlons^vhoi'e- In could bo discussed 'problems- aifcset- Ing tho business. — Indiana Dairy Report. _____ _ Ifronh Miirltut Iloium, AH food for poultry nothing i» now prized inoro highly among progressive poultrynion than perfectly fresh market bones, cut up each day, In addition to tho usual food rations.says a writer In Poultry Keeper, This elegant food) supplies uoarly.if not evory,olemonfc of the complete egg, as well as tho formation of bono,, muscle and feathers of growing chickens. Fresh bones from tho market cost but a trifle. They should bo obtained frosh each day. Their value is duo to tho perfectly frosh animal food which they contain, along with tho other elements not found in sufficient quantities in corn and wheat. It lias been proved that green cut bone will often Increase the egg yield from fiO to 100 per eentj it also will stimulate the fowls daring the moulting period to sueh an extent that the flocks do not suffer as formerly in this trying time. The jnices and gristle in tho fresh bone contain, in a digestible form, large quantities of nitrogen, which is absolutely demanded in forming the now quills and new feoth- orfl; therefore, in moulting, this nitro- gen.when fresh bones are fed, is* drawn from the food given to the fowl instead of being drawn from the reserve force of the fowl, which takes her strength, stops her from laying, and makes her prone to disease, Vfe are sure that the practical and economical farmer or ponltryman of to-day, who looks well at coat, will ntflize a material for poultry which Tarings in the end the greatest profit. We have used the granulated bone and paid a good price for it, but by nainjf a, bone cutter we got meat, gristle, oil, fat, fine bone and granulated bone all in tme operation. The sharp, hard piecea of bone act as- grit. The fin& bone helpa to fee the afeell, and the other half or two thirds of ordinary market bones is riefe, notMrifoMng footl T fonoafn'g tire feathers and flesh oi the fowl r and the interior oi the egg fu almndance. We viaes all of our readers to look carefully into these new method* oi feed- Jug, as they come np, and understand Heat laying A writer in an English paper, writing on the above qaestfon,says; hethey hens will lay well when *w»y from the males ha* recently been a »tri>jeet t&t experiment, A pen »1 eight pt»Het» kept without a male egga at about do per cent less exactly similar pen with cockerel wa» kept* Aflotliei- witftout & male gave dariag 1 the three months about the same pro- oi &rod«t»t oVe* with 'Jfhett tfctJ wg haMt developed ttnti Mill*f«t!tf(t,v mtifa Amis fed t* the lood h fc«pl witt taake ttte eemUtiohs mow «# les» tm fetomMe to ihe lutfest e^ pwdtMS* Mott. In these cspef hrtefttsmo&ttempi was made to fotee the layl&gt sftA ihe btowt,y fowls \v«wj attewed t& Jilt fct will, tUei>e beittg many ftest teeses 5u each pett, A boxtt the *am^ ntttn^er bt»« «ame broody in pens Itftvittf male bMs us in those without, The trials alum that wixtsre the ojfgs aw not tw«l f«» imtehtng It is neither necessary eeonomlenl td keep a male blwl inylng liensjor ogf pvoduetlon/' A Jfpw ttpiHtvtitteitt ln> Oftli^lns, So much has been saM el latts eonecrnln^ the possible tokrodtie* tlon of such diseases as tuhor. eulosls or eonsiimptbuv. diphtheria, typhoid fever, scarlet fever, etc., through tho use of milk and eream from iu footed cows or from tatoatod places, that a strong 1 demand has sprung «p for dairy products known to bo free f from possible contagion, To fit' men to meet this demand the Pennsylvania State college has just completed at* rangements for giving a course In milk and cream Pasteurlxatlotv andi dairy bttctorlology in connection' with' Its dairy school thla winter, Orders have already boon placed for necessary apparatus and a trained specialist will have charge of the work. Students In the* short course In agriculture- may elteet this study In preference' to* an equivalent amount of work ill' some other Hue by tho approval of ' tho faculty. Those corn-son open Jain 8' and eouMuno six and twelve-' weeks respectively. Application fot'-OHfollnient Hhould be made as curly us possible.— It., J. Waters lu ICarmors' Review. Wiirmih In HOIIH«-K, A year ago last spring [; bit 111 a house with matched H-luoli pine lumber, planed on both sides, The building Is luxuo fnofc, south side II foot studding, • north side G.ffeot sUuldhtg, and rafters !l(> Inches' apart, with shingle roof , At> west end 1 hq,vo porches on a bevol, tho highest about it feet front a platform 8 inolios from tho ground, so I can easy elctiu the droppings. Along tho south sldo I Imvo four windows, six llglits aplocoj on the north sldo a row of nest boxes, and as soon as cold weather cornea 1 null old boards against Uio slmddlMjf, Itrnv^ ingaspacoof four lueiioM, ami i that 1 fill and pack tlgiit with, straw anil loavo till spring! then I tako boards and straw out again to koop tho coop foeo from Hco, and from now. on li will iteup but thirty or thirty-live • uhiakons foi- %vintor layers, all last spring pullets of tho earliest hatching, and I have all Plymouth. Hooka, as I consider thorn the bost for all: pur« poses. Every fall I dieposcv of ttlHho old chickens and keep nothing but young birds. I feed wheat In. tho morning and roastotl corn in the-ovon* Ing, and all tho milk wo havo to spare, and it is warmed so thoy get nothing cold but tho wheat in the morning. By this way of feeding, Lget eggs, all winter. Two years ago. I! sold-flfty dozen eggs from November, to March, Prices ranged from SOc to aso-per. do?,en, by my feeding as above mentioned. My chickens are on tho ground, sand and wheat chaff about; three inches deep, so they got plenty ofi Scratching fortholr food. That' is what gives thorn exercise. I have just boon a sub* scribor about a month, and: like- your paper very well. Now,, if you havo room in your paper, andi think this might benefit some of tho readers of your paper you may mention same, signing my initials only.r—T.. J>. If,, in Farmers' Keview. must put their- hands into their pockets, if they oxpoct to. got legislation ttat will protect their rights. One of the groat reasons why the interests of the dairy are-sacrificed to tho interests of bogus butter Is that the parties most Interested aa'G not willing to pay their little to. help, out tho expenses of organization and, agitation. This was brought out very vividly n/t the last meeting of the lowadakymen, when an effort was made- to> raiso money lor needful expenses attending the securing of proper legislation. Men will not leave thein btisiness and devote themselves to looking after the affairs oi the multitude unless the money is provided to. meet expenses, Why should JtalE a doxem naen be expected to saerlSce their own interests for mtdtitudes oi ttairyniien, while the latter c&r& nothing about the work done, except t«Sf»e»p the Irvilts? fhe mamtiaeturewa oi all fcfnds oi btitter-> Ineave- looking alter their interests. They »re wise enough to spend thous-' anda erf dollars when it is needed. They are always on the alert. All classes o~t dairymen are to be benefited l>y jnst dairy and oleomargarine laws, and they should eome np with ttjcJ* rociney. If they do not, they will foe left without protection. No man that owns a cow should be of the hiim- boY 01 thoss who 6-e willing to share iti, the IrrtitS <?< vtettwy, pfoyid^d toe other fellows will bear all the ex- In «1nw«t etwy **»M« let? n a1w« y* «t ttve h>t any Job whfrh doel a«p«ct t* reg«ta*1ftW«mt aiiown.sloTial drink, «'tlnete " ol Bjp&nwHth, wna otie of these wns tw rt ftsWng tii^ \vi an wlio WAS «, native ot th , "JVHJyum," ,i ,ne» jvUH n, i>!no Iwtwcn W«< toelli, kwptng a lasy watch wet the ter, "my mill mtbuertbed for the Home nud them Boston you, think you , , ftmltnele Jnokbtunletl 1 iut thw lill frot» a, gsensv pleeo <rt Ibwjthoi' which he ?.t\\M a, iiwkefcboo jshei'Uy ftttev, bel«g nub on i'.tiij), t-lio old twm nskctli "wlllyni« v aui ye-flx them 1 and Mv. . ^yltlt' ai yleitsetl pin the t>fek*t in* ' liaow did yo mnitngo it?" a all his inaudiifeL 1 with «,sobei' - Jit'. KosBomledl: "Wull, .t wonbln • there nntUoldlihem atyoui were- a nilsuwtblO) drunken old loaiinv witihoub a ccnb (cv yoiu* i name,, and thaw settled lei 1 $8." Thu'Old man's Jaw dk-opped a HUlo, , mid aftor a-pauBe of Ml iUTuon intnutes, AMIS, olawi' o( yoiv, Willy tin*, ; nil donM) you think yoivklntloi' I'aleed with my roputatlon-ln Bawnton?" , Bulletin. in - -vi TtHE ANOIBNTKNIOMTB, . Have-Heft-Behlndiinteresting >Va Reeorde of Thai? Preweee. ' - vf < Tin) good kulghto a-vd dust^ lltolr mvtmtfi aro rust) but they ..„,„ h'fb bolilmli tltoiniHoino Inloi'oNllngi'B* ooi'dw of tliolr pi-owt'Bfl at tho fount., (tt» well i\ti .Jin tho Hold or the fctnwnoy-. Among t-lio nm-ny oxfellenl; conBd« <liionei!» of the dcvaldprncni of chlvu.1* ry. nrny. lio liiolililotl thlsMlutb lb ln> J •.roilui'i'ili into bhu' medieval mobbed* 1 of (tliiltij/; /iiclul'Mlir-au!•ofccWl'lljt ftiitlC gwii'loiiH hoMpltttlity ami a/ dlilgnlflml ooromonlati wliloh, had hllherlt ' 'absolutely; unknowm lucked, m< Noinethlng; mtlto Impressive i tho order- wiikihi appertained ta -t medieval bantpet, As i - tho .lord- enl-oredi hl«-dining hull, 01 hortii Hotindud. andi the gitopitFi whom thalr I'anlt. uiitlblodi to &lb lib Mfl btiblo hasti'itndl tor take' theli 1 pliieed, AM Hooin as-aJl was soatod, tho servlboi's- brought to- oaohi n, bftaln Jlllod) with perfumed! watui 1 , in whlehi toidlpjiw ! hands-,, and a napkin of ih'ie llneni wlfelt whlrhi to.dty thorn, Thon bhe jnaetar oook's asBiijba-nljs. entered, bearing In I thoir arms-hugo-dlshe« of smoldng | vlaiidH,. nnd; sob to Work nfa tho sldB= (table toifititr lip) joints of i-oaet boof, pork,, wild boar the inevitable vim)* Hon: pntius,, pliofisnjits, eapoiis, and bii'dH- of bho-misnivard goiiot'ally; Wlilltt- ', otliBi's- placedl buioi'o tho guests thiek slices'<jad)t0iBorvo'ttFipiiVtefl. 'Uho ! mon-1 at an ond', the soi'vlton^lwiiidud ', round cups of hippoerns ft> compound; i off Lisbon mhdli Oaiiary wines, well 1 Bpioed;: tho> tables woi-o I'omovedi; tlto lifoorwnfl s-wppt, and minsh'ols and I sbouytelluus preneiited tlienisolvee t& iwliilo away tho long whiten hoiw'St Jh, jt-lio bright WMninei' days, feats- oi | arms and knightly exercises Wore pes- ibilinedlr^A,!!. the'Yen-i? llound. THirea Mysterious Water Motes. ScietrtifiiB- iiguquirorB fti!8- puaxled by cei'taiiii toysterious wnlec holes- imtlw ledge ot the shoro ol tiho Boothbay Putiiul GOinpany's territory iiiiMfttn&» They are ou tho ca-stewi' side of wh.ftt i» known as "Sprnco point," eioso tp» the famous "Lover's walk." three 0f them, 8 inches to- 1 foot? in diameter, and about 10 inches deep* They are bowl shaped 1 , perfectly eirciif lar, ami in stone as hard a& tho hartl- est flint. Locally they are, asoi-ibed to tho Indians, and are supposed t been used by that people iiv po votn. Ono tiling suro, it' thoy over used for that purpose ifc was in' ages long pnsfc, when tho surf Ijne was much further outthan it if* ab presenbt Jii this dny and age sea water iillstlwyv twice a day, rendering them wholly tmOt for any such use. .fa it possible- that the peminsiila oi Maine and I?efa Brunswick 3s slowly "sinking beneath the wftVes. The yery idea is sbai'tling,. — 8t. I In the !o»est of Oii'law dwelt very large ftn'd exceedfmdy black ants-, whielv th$cfw u teen awl eveft twwaty fe$t They wiU ncrt hesitate %& and theiY heftft'tpai'teys- given wide oi jteme&'Yi '11 ii-esfees 6ft& $» jta,..., ihiit Wfts eettainly ,< . .2J_12-i..'K JJ^iJ*. jij_^» _i_J-jLfti

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