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__. Vlli. N front of Donald- Hospital, son's .tohn good counted fortune it to StLfedttt). W f perceive a cab a great way oft 5 , and by much shouting and waving of hte arm to catch the notice of the driver. He counted it good fortune, for the , .long to him till he should forever with the Lodge; and u U f he tnust go to find a cab, Jter the chance that the insvlt- Icovery had taken place, and f should return to find the gar* neighbors. Yet when Aftd theft he remembered the porter, who stodrt suggestively attentive, words of gi-atitude hanging on hla lip". John hunted right and left; he fdund a coin—prayed God that it was a sovereign--^™^ it out, heheld a halfpenny, and offered it to the porter. The man'e jaw dropped. "It's onlj a half-penny!" he said, startled out of railway decency. ' "I Imow that," eaid John plteously. And here the porter recovered the dignity of a man. "Tihank you, sir," said he, and would have returned the base gratuity. But John, too, would none of it; and as they struggled, who must join in but the cabman? "Hoots, Mr. Balgrey," said he, "you surely forget what day it is!" *«*j fttl ffimm €oam * tone aM «to«*.^*2 *J3«2 __ . . Wit ANB WI§66M ''YeS-no-cto what you like," return-ed John: and then, as he watched his tormentor mOtlnt the stairs and enter the whisky shop, there floated into his mind a sense as 1 of something «**«*> familiar. At that he started tally awake, ahrt stared At the ahop-frent. Yes, he knew them, but when? and 'how? Long since, he thought; and then, casting his eye through the front glass, which had been recently occluded by the figure of the jarvey. he beheld the tree-tops of the rookery in Randolph Crescent. He was close to home—home, where he had thought, at that hour, to be sitting in the well-remembered drawing-room In friendly converses and, instead t— It was his first impulse to drop into the bottom of the cab; hie next, to cover his face with his hands. So he sat while the cabman toasted the publican, and the publican toasted the cab* gkHMMKlit ttWtS A MtrifttA. . . fof a few itiltaiftW t An iirttftt fttttod ?t mine-i BY f H8 iii hiid oxtmsioii-ttt twS which to dttffeti llic iwmw Mtrtt &-Sre B £>-Sis ™- -' -" -'«--" - ,d not but reflect, "here is an- !nk in the Judicial Error.' 'driver, on the other hand, was sJ to drop again upon so liberal a |nd as he was a. man-the reader iwady have perceived-of easy, he man, and both reviewed the affairs of the nation; so he still sat, when hla master condescended to return, and drive off at last down hill, along the curve of Lynedoch Place; but even eo sitting, as he passed the- end of htfl father's street, he took one glance from between shielding fingers, and beheld a doctor's carriage at the door. "Well, just so," thought he; "I'll have killed my father! And this Is Christmas-day!" If Mr. Nicholson died, it was down this same road he must journey to the .grave; and down this road, on the same "Ye told me it whs yoursel'," said the I errand, "his wife had preceded him cabman. years before; and many other leading "I know I did; and what the devil citizens, with the proper trappings ami "and what then? I would rather give a man a shillln 1 on a day like this than put him off with a derision like a bawbee. I'm surprised at the like of you, Mr. Balg- rey!" "My name Is not Balgrey!" broke out John, in mere childish temper and dls- tress. right had you to ask?" cried the un- say familiar, manners .Id at once into a vein of friendly icommehtlng on the weather, on red season, which struck him „ in the light of a day of liberal lUes, on the chance which had re- hlm to a pleasing customer, and & I fact that John had been (as he lleased to call it visibly "on the In" the night beJore. Id ye look dreldful bad to-day, S must say that," he continued. Ire's nothing like a dram for y,e^11 take my advice of It; and beta It's Chrlstmae, I'm no saying, ne |d, with a fatherly smile, "but what buld join ye mysol'." In had listened with a sick heart. U give you a dram when we've got igh," said he, affecting a sprlghtll- ' which eat on him most unhandy, "and not a drop till then. Busl' t and pleasure afterward." „ this promise the jarvey was led upon to. clamber to his place ive with hideous deliberation, .door of the Lodge. There was Bs as yet of any public emotion; Lo men stood not far off in talk, Jeir presence, seen from afar, set pulses buzzing. He might have M himself his fright, for the pair lost in some dispute of a theologi- Implexion, and with lengthened £ lip and enumerating -fingers, 1 the matter of their difference, jd no heed to John, 'the cabman proved a thorn in jh. Nothing'would keep him on rch; he must clamber down, com- Kipon the pebble in the door he regarded as an ingenious .jafe device), help John with the Inteau, and enliven matters with if speech, and especially of ques- j ^ he stm kept an eye upon the court Ihich I thus condense: . - _ l f j ust i ee , and labored to avoid concen- |l no be here hlmseV, will he. j lrJc eviden . ce> jjjf.t here again the fatal the park they sat—The light was growing diin} lie idly-dallied with his hat, She fondly gazed at him. "\ -And so you failed in love," she sighed! "Your manner tella me so." "Alas, I did," the youth replied, " 'Twas many years ago. "I loved a maid of virtues rare . And features fair to see; 1 loved her tenderly, I swear, And she was fond of me. "Our perfect courtship rippled past Like melody, but oh! That dream of Heaven could not last- It never does, you know." "But why," she softly asked of him "Why were you never wed?" Uc turned away—his eyes grew dim: "We were," he sadly said. S '-When the pointing was cc nnd tho figure was no lonRei- the artist proceeded to cast about m easy method of returning ) ite pound fair Wit manhmte Trllbj bicycle suggested itself ns tut Inlinl'lollS "WHY of Ifflf SportlBB * till 1 Vi i"* 1 *-* i*I A 4 i. n .* Vxlf-\iit?C tire over the two or three motMi- * between the nrH«t« studio HB Astroldgef, ifM Slsts that eVe-fJ pllcant fof a columns hittst O 'v full name aild ad*, 'dress. The answer, •will be . by Initial unless some othfet weans ot identim, cation la adopted by applicant, - rtnd uiy friend began tho tu\v. »Tho entrance of this H«oor & inm 1- tlou upon Nlngnrft Square gwo t t nuJiiltlatnrt »edwtrittilB_ ft 1«ia Irtit tlflii.,* instruction^, will maldclis ss c-whiskered and 1C do not of birth send stamps for special Every request for n horoscope be answered in its turn. »e hundred have already beeh filed, eons wishing private readings by at once, must Inclose TWELVE two* dent stamps. Address all ^tters to Prof. G. W. Cunningham, Dept. 4, i»* fullv rteoiiltv whether i ,,*mi. fuv eoi : m nkin R f rioM- o so Ctturlot. happy one. "Oh, very well," said the driver. "I know my place, If you know yours—if you know yours!" he repeated, as one w ) 1( who should imply grave doubt; and to? muttered inarticulate thunders, in which the grand old name of gentleman was taken seemingly in vain. Oh, to have been able to discharge this monster, whom John now perceived with-tardy clear-sightedness, to have begun betimes the festivities of Christmas! But far from any such ray of consolation visiting the lost, he stood bare of help and helpers, his portmanteau sequestered in one place, his money deserted in another and guarded by a corpse; himself, so sedulous of privacy, the cynosure of all men's eyes about the station; and, as if these were not enough mischances, he was now fallen in ill-blood with the beast to whom his poverty had linked him! In ill-blood, as he reflected dismally, with the witness who perhaps might hang or save him! There was no time to be lost; he durst not linger any longer in that public spot; and Whether he had recourse to dignity or to conciliation, the remedy must be applied at once. Some happily surviving element of manhood moved him to the former. "Let us have.up more of this," said he, his foot once more upon the step."'Go back to where we came from." He had avoided the name of any destination, for there was now quite a little band of railway folk about the cab, attendance of the end. And, now, in that frosty, ill-smelling, straw-carpeted, and ragged-cushioned cab, with his breath congealing on the glasses, where else was John himself advancing A War Cloud 1" the HuioUe. "The Canadian authorities arrested three Americans last week for fishing in Canadian waters. But we are even with them now." "How?" "Why, a party of Canadians went Miu'lilnery nntl M«n. machinery bus on uppht^d nmmml v- «K.btadct The thought stirred his imagination, which began to manufacture many hunting the other day up in their old dominion, crossed the line into this country by a mistake, and were promptly arrested by the ChU,a go Ppllce imf The knotter 01 i»« " <; " . T T coinpletes around of mechanism Which V, 01 .'.:.;„ *„ ™ n fcf> the farmer a man of ^-isi^r'^oi, boll thousand pictures, bright and fleeting, fm< flring guns w i t hin the city limits like the shapes in a -kaleidoscope; and _ Up to Date now he saw himself, ruddy- and com- fortered, sliding in the gutter; and, again, a little, -woe-bcgone, bored urchin tricked forth In crape and weepers, descending this 1 same hill -at the the 6*. South Clinton street, Chicago, week's horoscopes am as follows: X. V. 7,., CM>l,Ot Nob. You are a mixture of the signs Aries, which Mars rules, and Taurus, which. Venus rules, and therefore Mars ana Venus are your ruling planets. You, arc medium height or above; medium to light complexion; the eyes have a peculiar sparkle and sharp sight ana are of a medium.to light color. You are very active and energetic and aulte ambitious to push business; yet, it this time is correct, you have no constitution that will allow you to carry out your ambitions, and your worst all- • ,,^ m ments will be in some way connected;,,;;«d| with your head. You have a great love, ,;>f|| for the, beautiful in art and you are possessed with a great to talk, write and work fine <> m brol<l- ery and paint; you have natural abn- foo't's-pace of mourning coaches, hie mother's body just preceding him; and yet again, his fancy, running far in front, showed him his destination— now standing solitary In the low sunshine with the sparrows hopping on the threshold arid the dead man within staring at the roof—and now, with a sudden change, thronged about with white-faced, hand-uplifting neighbors, and doctor bursting through their midst and fixing his stethoscope as he •went, the policeman shaking, a sagacious head beside the body. It was to this ho feared that he was driving; in the midst of this he saw himself arrive heard himself stammer faint explanations, and felt the hand of the constable upon his shoulder. Heavens! how he wished he had played the manlier part; how he despised himself that he had fled that fatal neighborhood when all was quiet, and should now be tamely traveling back when it was thronging with avengers'. (TO »B COXTlNUBO.) Vroits far removed from . „.,, r , - . -anmav^T orlenthauler replaces the lty m some, of the fine arts. However Ivrn'soUer by amfnglng matrices from nnlv those that know you well will which linos of solid met!'' ure machine for a pw Lanirston B rnucmne itn * .,.....».• •.•-pose exemplifies a noteworthy am> «>invention-Initiation by means involx- C the slightest exertion possible. An opmltor nt a keyboard symbolics a manuscript as u series ol only those that fully appreciate you. and the first , ha f . of life will he uphill work, the last halt will be some better. Marriage is unfortunate for you. the pln air whlcl> nctu- strip of £.UMho 0 miSiine:"iiiithitlbn, however, reaches Its dual form In electrical de- "Kltix," Smithbbro, Ill- Data proclaim you a mixture of tho signs Libra, which Venus rules, and Scopio, which Mars rules, and, therefore, Venus and Mars are your ruling *"* .. t i _!• t- . «»»11 _ ute to Philadelphia. '•""""""{VVi...* such d feat as this is i «\ yon only a mirt of ft task for which It s. Inrtw 1 • • ' all- else Is committed to "Mary, isn't Master Frank nearly ready for breakfast?" Mary (just imported)—"Yis mum; pretty near, he's just sharpenln' bis •tathe."—Truth. mble; ul- ese Sumisin actuatel at a 'speed and with a force denied to nerve or mus- ell, he's an eccentric man—a j it y_if ye ken the expression, trouble with his tenants, they | I've driven the family for 11 drove a cab at his father's 1' W-hat'll your name be?—I Jen yoxir face, Baigrey, ye say? ere Baigreys about Gllmerton; one of that lot? Then this'll .end's portmantie, like? Why? ffthe name upon it's Nucholson! •e're in a hurry, that's another -averley Brig'? Are ye for station his spirits rose again; ^stage of his escape was fortun- ' ded—he began to spy blue 4e called a railway porter, and |R- carry the portmanteau to the iom; not that he had any notion ight, instant flight, was his .er whithor; but he had | dismiss thq cabman ere chose, his destlna- |bly balking the Judicial .er link. This was his now with one foot on |and one still on the made haste'to put the r, and plunged his hand |rs pocket, jothing there! time he was to blame, ye remembered, and when ^his blood-stained panta- npt have deserted nis purse, Make the , and then compare it jimliibwentl Conceive hte feu, for I lack words to pic- jceive him condemned to re' house, Irom the very Iwhicb his soul revolted, ami f to expqse himself to very scene of his mis ro Jinked to the moldy cab cabman. John cursed silently, and then it ocr ,,..£ that he must stop t)ie in[pa of his portmanteau j that ffhe mviBt keep close at ' - tQ r^oajl t}ie,porter jarvey outmanoeuvered him. "Back to the Lodge?" cried he, In shrill tones of protest. "Drive on at once!" roared John, and slammed the'door behind him, so that the crazy chariot rocked and jingled. Forth trundled the cab into the Christmas streets, the fare within TRAINED ALUIGATOR. Col ;. Bca Caraon-Talks About Hit Traln- Ine of J'et Allleata». "Do you know," said Col. Ben Carson, leaning back in his chair and talking to a New Orleans Times-Democrat man, "that alligators are the most affectionate creatures on earth? It's, a Sir, Attlmry I'uiiporn. "Saw you coming out of the barber's this morning," said the sociable boarder. "I went In on business connected with purely personal ends," replied Asbury Peppers, with much dignity. "Oh, beg pardon, I " "That Is to say, I got iny hair cut and my shoes shined."—Cincinnati Enquirer. S-Ycierk" in New York perforates ££ —£«""^ me(Uum height; well- successive messages on a '"X t r ' il set figure; medium complexion; ha'/.el 'bon, which, ^ l ™^;^ eyes-hair was flaxen when young, but in)rlnpp,.trttnHmltB i d,uw Ti W oll|if|iiino ^ | hag ' been gett i ng S0 me darker as you 'Have--grown older. It you had been born a few minutes earlier there would be indications of a dimple in your chin. You are'endowed with the indications of both the gentle, confiding, modest .Venus; also the bold, aggressive, refractory, warlike Mars, and you will act in accordance with whichever one of these happens to be called forth. You are fond of anything that relates to chemistry and mystery, also the beautiful in art, such as music, painting, drawing, sketching, etc. You need some special instructions or you will n-et rid of all the money you can make and have nothing left to show for it. cle.— Self Culture. needier unit . Lynmn Abbott was sixty- old'to-day.Ho looks enUro. In Plymouth pulpit. Bcet-her florid 'in complexion and • in Dr. Abbott is extraordlnari y bis face is so pale us to Rive the 1m- woMltm of physical weakness. But in -v respect a Dr. Abbott at sixty-one, .'.,. 'i.n.,,-u ii remarkable resein- plungpd in the blacknese of a despair fact> And Uu , gen , se they j iavc! They're that neighbored on unconscioueness, wonderg< They've got more sense than ervor, the driver on the box digesting his rebuke and his customer's duplicity. I would not be thought to put the pair in competition; John's case was out of all parallel. But the cabman, too, is worth the sympathy of the judicious; for he was a fellow of genuine kindliness and a.high sense of personal dignity incensed' by drink, and his advances had been cruelly and publicly rebuffed. • As he drove, therefore, he counted his wrongs, and .thirsted for sympathy and drink. Now, It chanced he had a friend, a publican, in Queensferry street, from wihom, in view of the saoredness of the occasion, he thought he might extract a 4ra'm, Queensferry street lies something off tho direct road .to Murrayfield. But then there % the hilly cross-road that passes by the valley of the Leith and the Dean Cemetery; and Qiieensferry street is on the way to that.' What was to hinder the cabman, since his horse was dumb, from choosing the cross-road, and calling on his friena in passing? So, it was decided; and the ehartoteeu, already somewhat mollified, turned aside his boj'se to the right. dog. How do I know? Haven't I educated 'em? Ain't there an alligator 11.0 years old in Des Allemand bayou that would work his tail to the bone for me if I asked 'him :to? Say—you me tired. "What are you )ai}gh- a€? You get a gallon of Sw««t Ilollof. "I tell you, nature never gives us more than we can stand. Look at Gild- by. Yesterday he was attended by two doctors and three trained nurses," "And then what happened?" "Death came and put an end to his sufferings."—Brooklyn Life. Ytiulrt* MI;ui-ei *•«• •<-••-«• . . bliinco to Beccher. In theology ho lol- iSd U»e same path, nnd Is even more missive. He lacks the mnRnetlc Kucuce of Beecber, biit hiw tho same intellectual power. Like littcn- or ho i« an-editor as well as pieacl- or Like him, he has written 11 noveL Like him, lie came of a. notable fiunllj, bolng son of John Abbott the well known story-writer, the nephew o J. s C Abbott, the biographer of Mpo- lo'on while his two brothers obtained ^mmce at-the bar. Like Beecber, Marriage fortunate. uimuuui-w .11. "... ----also, he has a large Innilly, four sons and two daughters. ho so one is ft pnbllshor, one a teacher, one ft Veacher and one is stiulyinjj mcdicin— New York Letter. A Western farmer wrote tp his lawyer as follows: "Will you please te}l me iwhere you learned to write? I" Knlttcv'K '. easiest thing on earth. They're so af- I fectionate. "On June 23, 1885, I went to Des Allemand tiayou fishing. A negro named Baptists Fortler had just caught an alligator 100 years old, I could tell by the,rings-around him, You caii't train a young alligator. That's fuivny, alu't it? I asked Baptiste to sell him to me. I paid him $05 and Jim-that's the alUgator'e HRme _ was mine, I put a chain around Statesman. Emperor William has'twelve valets, whoaewholc, duty it Urfo.tnUo «u-o ot MB Auili'orms and coaturncB, tJP vge of which Is estimated at frQOO.OOO. im. I andon Globe correspoiuleiit says that his nit'ornH of the German army and nav % iuclucllng helmets, caps, shakos era re *<«• C«vlr«. According to data, the sign Sagittarius, which Jupiter rules, was rising at '.your birth, and, therefore, Jupiter is Jour ruling planet or slgnlflcator. \ou are medium height or above, with a well-set figure. The complexion very clear and healthy; the hair niedlum to light; eyes light; you are noted for being of a cheerful, happy disposition; you do not allow anything like the blues to come near you; you are also noted for being fully appreciated by all, and you can secure and hold a. good portion at any time you wish; you have had a very eventful lite and have been 'a great traveler, and the last half ot fire has been the most fortunate; you can always command a good sa ary r wish, and will make and handle Yeast—"Some of the edible oysters of Port Lincoln, South Australia, are as big as a dinner plate." Crimsonbeak—" Would't they look strange in a church fair stew?"-Yonkers Statesman. rifles swords and nibera, ft ro kept m "boards. Next to these eo. ue _ho of the Sa-Nons, Bavarians, and others', • Separated .\n other -larg" cupbott«M are the j AustrJ nn Bussiiin, Swedish, LugUSIi ft»« an uniforms, all ready to nccom- / tho kaiser In bis jom-neys or to used on the occasion you Ue sums of money during your life yet Are a meet with many losses, You, lover of horses. You have great ambition for a large business, you have a remarkably strong constitution. You have the zodiacal sign Libra rls- „«. and therefore Venus is yew rain* CHAPTER IX. hlm lojtsel< , and there was the OliN, meanwhile, sat collapsed, bis chin sunk upon his chmt, his mind in abeyance. T U e smell of the cab was etill faintly present to bis senses, and a cer- his neck. Then I got me a bottle filled it wHix molasses an4 walked up to him. He opened his Jaws to nab roe. That was my chanco, I slipved the neck ot 'the bottle in bis mouth, 'just-buck of his eavB.'^re an alligator has no teeth. 1 tilled the bottle up Jim tasted the rnalaa»es and began wagging bis tail. He broke «ap- tiste'8 leg, but that was p accident. He was as gentle as a setter dog from the minute ho tasted the molasses. I taught him a Jot of pretty tricks-how to catch tiles, how to stand on bis 1*U, how to chew tobacco. Finally i Messed him up to a boat, He " around at me to see what I wai readied over Iho side of the boat him a little. Then be under- Off be went. Wbeu I jelled In The young man had been ojjlg He protested that be could not. Then be proceeded to prove Philadelphia ^w'tb^ '""' t« huntng dresses, When the yachting nncl lawn his private dress- travel* hhr unl- tain leaden chili about his feet; all 'had one pby«io»l on to 4»sap- «f c& ' W wa. stood , on the rope 1 1iad around his was nonplused for » 9\W\* **t e ca« S 'ht on. and now when I go to His ma csty is very of lewt'lrv and oiu'iou. J^ wcaib a clow'n rings, »nd a large watch and Vain ami ' «rocotatouhl8 *s™ «»«• r ruling planet, and that clarker BllR(le 'I'll*? J.'J»lllHiM«»«l. . This is a true Kngllsh ghost story oi an unconventional kind. A young ady uiT VHl Ute at nUshl w» n \\*»t to a frtond. Sbo a^oko lu the Ojuluu'M to iicl a wbitc Umuv at the foot of Iho bed While slie walcUed it the Uwt >YOTO surtdt-nly whisked oft' and tbe"^liiritio» iiiwlHhg After au anxious, not to say I'liljlj "'p" 1 - Ul ° visitor went down, wltw muo ayptr Lr' *„ i,,..,,,i.-i'iiMt. At the* tame Bhe ± 0t9 You H ar; oheeriuf and happy' most of the time, yet Will be subject to 3wrt spells of the blues, and if anyone does you an Injury you are not J5t to forget It very soon; yet you "ill forgive them and bo very just to it you bad any dealings with ( tor you are a lover ot justice, and 'alao a great admlrftticw tar tb« —'•> YOU will have very sU-ong at times, yet tills wW o»Jy spasmodic in its actions, be more thau average tlto to he had last Uo»» ti* 0 * ** ^ ^SS* *, W IV,- tnin»tTa1 Iva llHf |»»^W»^ »-«»-»-V T="- *•*"— - ~ _ , ..1...1.AO (.be i,atemi, toe fe%4 suffered tovtuies fll pprrav 8]ftd alarm, ftftd *«» PWW wwj «v» «^ »_?»; »»«wK L^ 9 . AllemawH I never ^ye o hire , > body to pn4dl« m canoe, Jim a to elrryln* we «yv«er« I yw* TbonM Je8ert«-"W'at yo* fo 1 so, man?" George WasUless—^Cpso J et\n t fly, you' fool iilggahT~-Up to Dfttt, was iutrodw-ed to n seutlouum, u yew old Woud of tlio fuwily, wUc. Hud, «lio •d also been sleeping Jl» tlw . He complained ol' the uold. "I LW yw will wfuiwo wo," lie said to rbwlow, "but 1 found Ji so cold •lug tho ulgW tlwi, HnuwlWf U>o j-ooiii up*t to wlno was unoccupied W* tor » by Greek* S W t W early New Year bo.' . , They both oat i» tho parlor— also in mat? gf wuw.lt'»«i"*5!?; After' iQ»9 s?(^rcUiag aud a temr* nf *£,._._?„ »„.,„,! i,«,. vninfl. Then. w '

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