The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19??, January 11, 1892, Image 3

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en.nt who oilers tiieiu-the Wst
trade wonderfully. Try it.
As the most important Campaign for
years is Coming upon
ne provided with a good live newspaper that
will keep them posted
tinns n tne nav. MtL
Republican paper and
vpi ';name on our list.
See our Clubbing list
Aoers published.
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A Full and Complete line of
Drugs, Medicines, Paints, and Oils.
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded at all Hours.
Everything to Furnish Your House.
-(;reat 3IOUEUN
Having mi relinked the J. V. Weekbach store room on south
Main street where lam now located can sell goods cheap
'er than the cheapest having just put in the largest stock
of new goods ever urongnt to me city. tLrasoiinc stoves
aid furniture of all kinds sold on the installment plan.
T71 A IPfeV
to lo only fiust-class
in m i:i ik
1 mi sines?.
advertise it and let
Feople like to
trade with the
us every Farmer should
on all important ques-
m h.KA i.ii ie; rrnrpiv n
would be glad to put
Only $ 1 .50 a year.
with the leading pa-
s n
- w: :i vai-.i:-;
c m : l, i.-1 e c .i:ig of our visit at Blue
KMl, there .-. as a g I am! coin ell ill which
some i -ji ; i, . ! iii usit ians from London
tMik pint. Ii v. .is ii grand treat tome arid
us I listened I thought how Stella's eyes
would sparkle mi l her expressive face re
spond to the soul inspiring melody, if she
was here.
One day as the colonel and myself were
having a ijuiet game of chess in tlie duke's
private parlor, a favorite resort for gentle
men not otherwise engaged, the dukecame
in. saying:
"Lady Hortcnse has just, been asking me
to find some one to take the part of I'ncle
Sam in a theatrical play they are getting
up. I promised to urge you, Colonel
Hayncs, to take the part .J'
"I fc.r I should he a failure," said the
colonel, hut after a little thought he con
sented to trv.
1 1 -c1t1 f
'I ffir I xliuul'l n: n failure," sail tlie
WIs-.mi t!n? i-viJ M'ul i-VciiiaiC -:iin t lit
ixrc.'it ha!! u ia ill' iiii ly lighted, and tht
stayi- 1'iat had !ic"i f'rt'ftcd at one end of
(li-- ha!l '.vas dni;-."l vit!i arlNii.r skill.
Tin.- oi'iy was L'l;cle Sun's advice to
Johnny i;r,l'.?
Tin- llrst sci'iiu (-ncd with .rohnnj
Ilnil. a .sturdy. n. :;:!. nf c!d ffllo.v,
dr.-s-i-I ia vai-.!c,);.t, lcai!i-.-r l'v -lii-s. and
a t;ir;-"-c'!,i!e;'i'd hai. with a s?in o;ik:-ii
fit ! 1 ia ii:s ha:i 1. st's'.iv on a tiiroa-.- ssir-loiii'.j'i-d
oy lords ;iid laiiics in rich
Al t he :-ainc tii tf a rhor'-is of voices
was iic ird in tii" fli--lance "dvaiicin sin-i-in;c
"Hail Columbia." Tin- fdiarac-tcrs
iii;u'dicil oa totli'j s!a'.' in l'ront f)f tlie
tl:rotif. still sin.L;"iiiu;. Uncle Sam came
lirst. flressod in striped p-'.i:s, swallow
tail co;1'. and widle stove-;ipe lial. The
ymiiU'ss it liherty, a tall. iK-anl if :' onian,
tlraped wit !i st.irs a:;d s::i1e, was at his
side. They were followed ly a company
of tfirls Ii-c-s.mhI ia ".viiie. i ;irryii:i Ameri-C-au
li'Ws. As t hey :'. . s-.-.! ; ie -i:'.;e, i'n
fle Sam helped hii:i. if to a chair, cronsetl
his k-ics. too'; from his ;; .c a clay pipe,
tilled aad li: it and coi.ia. .:!-. -il smoking,
wj; !;!' I:avi:iir mad1 any kind of a saluta
tion io .Johnny 1 iiiil on tii.1 i:!n!', whih;
ins siij.-porTers li T!;;c-l a
.1. li. (atmrily). What li
iniiH i:;'-" 'iiMnkev wi.i.oi'.t h
-e about
here! A
.loutrh to
n e we
s;i!tit ' : l- i:i'.r!
I'. S. Well now. Jolsiitiy, I just came in
r ii I ricadly chat. Vnu need not stand
o!( t e
iIi excu
J. 15.
does hi
V. S
me! Tlie dorikev, what
meai!? (Sricakim; to his court.)
I mean you had better come down
fror.i your hiiih throtie aud view tlie world
as others do.
J. I!. Ves, I'll tome down, but it will lie
to ie:'.-h you ni:i!itiers. (Sitaki:i;c his cud
vi zorotisly.l V.'hy. man. j'ou are mad?
lT. S. Oh. no. .loiiiiny. I'm not mad. but
this tob;:ceo is poor stulf. (Tr ing to maks
Lij pipe liiu'iVj
J. ii. (To the courtiers.) I'd like to flo
this fellow for his impudciiee. (Then to
L S.) Well, what do you wain?
U. S. Xow, -fohnny don't ct excirc-d. I
just came to tell you that the Russian Tiear
is ahout to pounce on you unawares, and
sira:i.4'leil Ireland is winij orotiht to ne
by iier exiled sons across the sea.
T. 15. (Leaves the throne and rushes
from one side of the statue to the other at
mention of Ireland, shaking his cudgel in
L . S.'s face, while t.. .S. sks calmly smok-
m:.) Yes, you are sending aid to Ireland
to defeat our trovernmeiit if vou can. but
we'll show you that it can't be done!
U. S. No, no, we're only watching.
f. 15. Vou call it watchiug, do yon,
when millions of dollars are comins from
America to help the lazy Irish to resist
law and order?
U. S. Xow, Johnny, do be reasonable.
You never seem to fret when millions of
pounds come to help pay the English land
J. B. O, that is private funds!
U. S. Just so, Johnny. So is this private
J. 15. I5e careful or you will firid Your
public funds in danp.T.
U. S. Just so. I remember yon were
careful of your private funds a few years
o, when you sent aid by the ship load to
help defeat our nation. Kvery dog has hit
day, .Tohnny.
J. 15. Take care what you say! I'm in
no humor to enjoy a joke (shaking his cud
gel with renewed vitror at I". S.).
I". S. (smoking calmly). Now, Johnny,
jte-t keep cool. I know you hue to have
tis talkir.g aoout yon. culling you robbers
a:'d murderer.-, l.iu you are too high. .John
ny. Come ilowii to tits level of mankind
iii;t view tilings as we d-; 1 lien oi:"il see
tuese things tor yourself.
t tnen a cour-i-r nt-ar-s m
o t!i
er ; :;i "We a'! oin-r to lie murdered!
London is all blown ro! The towt-i- is tlc
stroyed! The Queen is dead, and no one is
nveryon ;s pana- strivkeu. T'rir-le Sam
forgot to u."! i-: .!oi,:!tiv I'u'l f. r-'t his
wratii. and fii--or ier iv:g:u; .si-renie. The
I'li'i wlio b:-oiv-ht tin re;-, ir' i-ad i:"t seen
sny! liin': but the frightened people in the
streets of London, he said, were running
and si-reaming vith terror, as though all
Kniand was aboiit to Ik de.-troyed with
lrtsli iiyvam-tp. v e coulu iiol g;un any
tk-rinite knowledge f any source, and the
night wa passed in dread and sitspeiise.
On t'-1. fir-t train i:i the morning a num
ber of us wer.t div.vti to see the wreck.
Tiiere was r.i..!l.-:nr talked of on tin Train
icon th" street br.r The terrif-c ":"!. vf on.
n h. am.
;i l!:e :
t !ia
;.. (;';il .Did not
i..i.i,i i'. i: it t iie
s 1( ig TO We: t-
n .:;: wp t-i ihe
'.Vi re tl.e :i'i-.-;i
i!!'r ' v-
now over me -iuraiice u m wunniMcr
I A.. . ... . .. I.l .
liail was hiiaiH-refi wj iiiiK'oeiiis, mm me
j IliHirs were covered with broken, jilass ami
( masonry. The loldiy ff the Mouse of Com
mons m I lie Parliament oiill'lin w:is ttotii
1 pletely iest roved. The st rangers nailery
wus thrown down. A chip was taken from
th's c!iiiir. and Vr. fJldstone's
t hair was in splinters. Tin- ".i -;i ex
tremity of the iMlildin was a ftoinplcte
Unt the tower was t he most perfect ex
ample of t in power of dynamite. The
floors were completely destroyed. The ex
plosive .substance had played mad pranks
with the many hundred stands of arms,
twisting the rides into the most fantastic
shapes, and scattering them into wild con
fusion. 1 ,omloncrs who heard tin explosion h
scrihe it as most terillic. It was an awful
shock, striking at the heart of Kn-lisli
pride and power, and resounding t hroiiLch
every land and clime wit h warning notes.
Uctnrninj; to I'.iue the details of
the explosion were commented upon at
Treat length. Kadi nuest had somejheory
to advance as to what would come next,
and whj this atrocious crime had been
"It all comes from this confounded aicit.-i-tion
that i'atnell is keeping up,"' said the
fluke, as we were enjoyiui; a comfortable
half-hour hy ourselves in his rooms.
"I do no! iM.-lieve I'arnell is to blame.
The Irish people think Miey can only ol
tain a hi nrinic in some such way. If Eu
land would deal candidly with the Irish
people as she does witli Canada and her
otiier colonies, liien woiihl liiui resort to
s:ich desperate ttie ins."
-Talkiny al)out that explosion yet?" ex-
ltiimed 'olone! Haynes, as lie came into
tlie room. "I'm nlad mv home is not in
"Vou'll he having the same troulde in
the ("liited S'.tes before loM'.:."' I said, "if cr di ss way of disposing of pu'die
lands col. I ii.fies."
"! ill 1 not know we were c.iivk'.s.s. ",;ir
laws a; 1 i !:: 1 1 mi well di-iined," s:-i 1 I he
colotiel. ".'vi one can buy ;:' " I ,r i f
the -CO.V :::-!.! .it ia lar ;o t !..; s, a. id u:e
Ureal v'i-st js :v serve. I iis' h i:ae.-lea.l and ion la.' i;e:iai .-etlLrs only.
iSurely t!i it is :: safe dicy.'i
"Ma. laiec'ied tin' ink". '"Are y. n
an Anu'i and know s.; '' . h of tin- '.,
inns in your own Cottntrv! u'hy. I own
estate or ranca. as it is called there, larger
than ii-iy oii'.r man owns ii: I'j:laud; all in
one body, too! And surrounded by a harh
wire fence, that is proof against every
thing, even your boasted homestead and
pre-emption laws!''
"How did you yet it:-' asked the colonel,
"Why. I bought alternate sections of
railroad lands, anil then sent in different
names as settlers to enter pre-emption,
home stead and limber claims to secure the
yoverntiient si ct ions. '
"Mat they must be different men," pro-
tested the colonel. "One man can pre
enijii. only oi ;.'-y acres, or. u a Soulier, one
hundred and : i:ty. So, how couial you get
a whole sect ion."
"Oli. I se: you are not a politician," said
the duke, much amused. "You have not
yet learned the ropes, as they say iu your
"No. I confess I am not initiated," said
the colonel.
"Vou seem to know the workings of the
ring." I said turning to the duke.
"Ves. I was interested. Many of the
polit ic ians in America, as elsewhere, allow
a gold coin to cover doubtful points. If
you should go to Washington and examine
the records, yon would, if you could trace
it out, find millions of acres held by ficti
cious names. Then, too, the railroads
large as their grants h.we been, have near
ly doubled their lands when sold. Here is
a statement which I received from a friend
of mine at Washington, that will prove
what I say is true," he said, taking a pa
per out of his pocket and laying it tin the
table where we could examine it. "There,
you see the railroads claim to have grants
amounting to IJO 7,000,01 M) acres; while by
ascertaining what the diiferent roads have
actually earned, we find it to be less than
one-fourth of their claims-. That is a graud
success, you see. lor the railroads.
"I do not see how that is possible," said
the colonel, "when their giants are de
fined by metes and bounds."
"They are defined on the maps, buf
when the lands are surveyed they exceed
the limits from 500 to COO acres to the mile.
The reports say you have 0,000 miles of
completed railroads. An average of five
hundred acres to the mile gives a total
gain to the corporations of some 10,000.000
acres more laud than they have any right
to. So it is stated in your olficial reports
from the land oliice in Washington, lie
sides that there are immense quantities of
lands claimed along lines that are not
built, and that cannot now be built under
the laws making these grants, yet the cor
porations claim the lands and are selling
them as fast as they can."
"Xow I do not wonder where the wealth
that seems to flow in upon the railroad
corporations comes from," said tlie colo
nel. "I can now see how men can become
millionaires in so short a time."
"Yes, that is grand," said I. "The gov
ernment makes donations to corporations
to build railroads. They double the gift,
then charge the people exorbitant rates for
the roads."
"Wavcrland, you are slightly sarcastic,"
said the duke.
"Well, it seems to me that people are
vey ignorant or very careless to allow
sue!) schemes to flourish," saitl I.
"it would be hard work for men like Jay
(iotild. tlie Vaniierl lilts and other railroad
tligi'.ila, is. if all the American people
were alive to the legalized robbery that is
carrie ! oil amontr tiwm. Thev would." if
ti-ey had any of the spirit of the revolu
tionary tines i;i t heir bodies, arise in mass
ami civisa the villainous schemes."
eai'i ike "iiat; 1 an: gl-td t'lty are
K!ind to their own interests, for it helps- us
c.-.;i'a- t-;s io .-.eL.iie a iiita i.nuii: iu i:e
New West."
"Well." said the col iiiel. "I have often
heard that men can learn rno-v of them
selves through other people's eyes than
through their own. I thank yon. Mel
vorne. for having shown us some of our
weaknesses, and where some of the dan
gers to our nation lie. I never knew that
our American lands were lteing gobbled up
so fast, or that vast estates are being made
of the very lands that fair American farm
ers will need to make homes for them
selves arwl their children." X. A SACRED TP.rPT.
One morning as the colonel and I were
leaving the hivakfast room a message was
ban -led me. I opened it and read that tr:y
mother was very ill. I found the duke and
e:;!;u"!i',"l my message to him. During our
ci:i . ,'i-a' ion "i- esktd me to visit America
l-U to uo
"I shill fHk lor von in i,:v or nctir iimi, I
.. ' I
tunc to w ith S-Vul 1 in- l nkt-. as I
lt a in lor tlu- ir .i'i. Ti:i t ulnm-l
vi iil v ii ii 1 1 i ti e ( i v .-tji'i .-,;rv inr M.trt
on my ii .nun' . rl ji!ir:i-.
1 rt-aclii"! liiimc i'(ni:tt '(;. 1! n'ltl
fuiKid .MyriK- on t!n- u a'''!; '(; inr.
"I low is in.: j. I a : . ( t.,ii J
lit !iiy arni 11,-ni i;:ri , . - , ,
"She is wry i'.l un! h.i . !-:! a. for
yon ail day."
As I oM.-ricil thi' floor tlie pliy -ifiati wlio
was slanilin ly lny niol iict-"s !n-. placfil
his lingers to Lis 1 i to im'.ii a'f j-i!i-iu
lmt l-r fjtiifk far fawlil tin- Stm
tiirii':l Iht lical ami saw jiu- slanoiri in
the .lixir. A I;ni siril lit ,'n r ia!i- l;u t
as I wfiit to li. . U i, J .i-M .i ln-r lijs
Bay i ii-;:
'Arc you lx'tic;-, tnv ilcar t lii-r"'"
Ali'Hi! tlie .-i.inu',"' she
1 II
lia i
a vli;s
: toiiic,
per. "but I am .-,: ulad
my son. my dailia r boy."
'Xo-.v. you will uet we'd au'ain
will take you wit h me to see new
, and I
that will cheer your life." ;
'.Iy son." said my mother. "1 shall
never jret well auai". a-id it is !.-. t so. I
want you, my son, to forive me the pain I I
caused you when Stella left us."
"(), ilon't say thai," 1 said, while tears
rolled down my cheeks, lor with tlie words
had come the thought ofiiic utter loneli
ness t hat must follow. "What can we do
wit lit nit you:'" j
"l:it say you forgive me. my son," '
aain plead. -d the whisperiux voiee. I
"Ves, darling mot tier. I foririve you !
freely, and I bec you to forgive my cruel
neyltct in .-eekit: my own pleasure and
forget ( :n 'X you:" I said, hendin low In
side her bed with ke n it im! in my heart, j
"If you ever find h'-r tell her how I
missed her. and re:r. ::ier you have a
m h-rV I'le -in'.': in .-ei ki !i- her love. 1
was in tiie w!- !itc. Kank am! position are
of liitie value wiie:i sei u from a lied ot
ileal!'. Vn:i v. ii! kiad to ..rile? I 'out ,
l lo ir,irt!:!
little one. she has been my greatest com
fort." said my mot her, placing her hand
upon the head of the weeping child.
The physician administered to my moth
er her potion and f li her p::!-.;. I knew
by the look on the kind old face that, the
dear one who had filled my life with ti
halo of light from the heavenly v.orl-I.
would soon be beyond the reach of p. tin or
sorrow. Mow frail she look.-1 as she lay
with closed eyes, breathing so ijuicily her
life away.
"Oh, mamma, mamma," moaned Myr
tle. ily mother opened her eyes in an.-wer to
her baby's call. The mother's heart was
loath to leave her darling. She reached
her hand out to find us, and asked:
'".My son, are you here? Myrtle, darling.
(Jod bl?ss yon," came in a whisper so faint
tint I could hardly catch the words. Then
silence fell upon the lips that had oi:'y ut
tered words of love and tender counsel.
The physician said:
"Rest in pe:ice." And, as I looked tit the
sweet face now beautified with a hope of
eternal glory, I could only say, "Yes, rest
in peace."
It was only the swinging open of the
golden gates. I could not weep. I could
only stand and lood at the dear, dead
body. It was only the empty casket, the
precious jewel was not there. Taking
Myrtle by the hand. I led her to my room
where I soon hail a comfortable fife.
Poor weeping Myrtle. She was such a
wee frail child, though ten years old. So
young to miss a mother's love. But I had
promised my mother to guard her from
What a sal home coming this had been
to me. I did not anticipate much pleasure,
but I IkhI always found my mother ready
to welcome me home with loving words
and tender care. Now life was desolate
indeed! "Xo fine to love, none to caress!"
I thought of the words, "Xo one is ever
ouite miserable who has the love of one
small child." I had that at least. Myrtle
clung to me with a tender, trusting love.
How my heart yearned for the intelligent
sympathy Stella would have given! She
could have been a sister to Myrtle and a
comforter to me! Where was she now
IIal she forgotten us, or was her heart
ever turning toward the past with fond re
membrance of us all? Even mv mother
had longed for her in the solitude of sick
ness. I was gl;ul to know my mothers
wish: for in my heart I was resolved to
win Stella's love if we should ever meet
again, and I had strong hopes that some
time we should meet.
How dull were the days that followed.
We were lonely and full of sorrow, my
little sister and I. Thoughts of other clays
would come to mock me with vanished
joys. Days when my mother was my
friend. Then, days when sunshine was
shed throughout the dull old house at War
verland by our sweet friend. Would hap
piness ever again take up its abode nl Wa
verland? Days pass; the beautiful dead was laid to
rest, arid Myrtle and I took up the bur
den of life again. She was a quiet child
and accustomed to amusing herself. I
soon learned to love her very dearly: her
very helplessness was a call for love and
teiiiterne.-ss for me. Soon after my moth
er's ikath Annie Wren urged Myrtle to
go home with her, but she chose to stay
with me and was always by my side. As
I look back to those days I feel veri tfiank
f ul for the little :-:.-ter who kepi me from
When the joyous springtime came with
birds and Mowers, renewed life sprang up
within my heart. It was near the time for
nie to start for London, if I wished to visit
America with the duke of Melvorne.
What had I better do? I could not take
Myrtle with me, and to send her away
among strangers seemed a cruel thing to
do. I was still undecided, when one morn
ing we had been out riding and called at
Sir Wren's. Annie met us at the door and
persuaded Myrtle to spend a few days
with her. .When the time for Myrtle's
visit to end came, I went to bring her
home. Still what to do with her during
my absence was an anxious puzzle. When
she saw me she came, and putting her
l"o will hin
slay a little loiiKer with
e in h l.lee times rldimc
out to-
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'1 would be d. li' a!.
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me! My comp iiii i
.v, and she 1.4
such good company and so little trouble!
Please let ln-r stay, Loy.l," said Annio
w it li animal ion.
"I am glad lo Ibid il so a '.Tee;ih!c lo yoti.
It has been a I r niblesome ipr--!ion what
to do Willi her v. Idle I was gone. But I
feel wt II pl.-a-e-l to l -ave !e r in your cart.
Here is soi ie I 1 1 i or In meet e xpelisi s wit ll,"
1 said, handing her a bank Hole.
"i am to use this as I plea-e:-" he said,
taking t lie hole.
"Ves," I ;;af I, t.-:!-.i'i r ':! h; n ! at pti'-t-inig,
"and I thank vou more than words
f an tell."
As 1 took her hand it trembled and her
face grew very white. She kept her ejes
turned toward 1 he Moor. What could it
mean? I kept asking myself all the way
home if I had won this lair girl's love. I
did not know. We had been friends from
childhood, and I loved her w it Ii a ho
!ove, yet no words of aught but friendship
had ever passed between us. She was lo
nit like a sister nearly my own age. Did
she know of my mother's wish? A thou
sand st range fancies came into my mind.
I could not hum'sh the white face with il.s
st range expression.
A few flays afo-r, when my preparnl ions
were all comjile'ed, I lode fiver to Sir
Wren'.-, to say good I e. Annie was not at,
home, bin .-sir Wren gave me a le-arly Com
speed, and Myrtle cl'iiig lo my neck, sol
bing tuns! piieoudy,
:-s';e was comfort -.1 r.y my telling ln-r
that I was going i i -i arch of r-'-icila. That
was) a magic v ..!. e.-si d wi-i-pieg
.-:i !,' ' ' ! lo p! 'i how t.i'-e il would be to
!ri i
ai S
olid her: ''
as I ro Ie ,
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w.-.s. I 'ie
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la 'id of
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j.irat ions
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free churches, .
men! Would my
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of a liat ion f ullilled ?
When 1 reached my iodgit; in Imdoii,
1 sent word to (he DuUe of A.'i-l mine t hat
i was at Ids .-..rvic-t and ready whenever
he wished lo Mart on oi,r western tour.
The answer came iu person of the Duke
himsi if.
"j ou uere in earnest.'' he said, giving
me a cordial hair! tliake as he spoke.
"Ye.-,, sir," I replied. "I want to see t ho
lau.i where a man can make a million iu a
inont.ii or t wo."
Our preparation- lor the voyag" were
citiie.'t'y completed. Our passage was m
c.r. ed on t hi; "Fulda," and soon v.e were
plov. i.ig the waters of the dec p, leaving
bchl'id us a line of white foam, soon lost
In the. f!i.-.tanoe. I thought how like our
life is this path, very real and full of life; it
i.i.--at lir-st, i'.ud t iie:i ii is lost and for
gotten. The flocks were crowded v. iih v. gay com
pany. Some were going home, after years
of absence, to greet the dear ones waiting
to welcome; them. Others, like myself
weregoiiig for a first look at the new
world. Our voyage was made after tlio
president of t he I 'nited States had issued
orders for tile great cattle companies to
take their herds from some of the Indian
reservations. A corpulent old i.ian was
making himself very disagreeable over thn
news which had just reached h:',ii.
"Why are you so ve.'ed with i:ic presi
dent's order.
"If it is c ari i'. d out it will cosi nearly till
my cattie are worth. They a:--- not in a
marketable condition." he i. .rurnl
lingly. "How did you obtain permission to put
your herds there?" I iiKj.iired.
"We got from the Indian chiefs,"
he said.
"Why. I thought the Indians were wards
of the nation, and had no right I i sell or
case 1 heir lands."
"So they are thought To be. But rhrough
the -,ee'.-etary of the d.-parttri'-nt we oI
i; : i-'d the base for a i.trge tract of tliii
1.- i stock raising country in the west.
I'ie;::y of good water, grass in abundance,
a:i l a mild climate." he baid, warming up
wii '.. his subject.
"'i here h; a man with his toes pin'-hed,"
I siid to the fluke a few moments a'ter. im
v. e 'ward thu old man t;!il g: umblitig
v. l -n any one would listen to hi:n.
"Us," said tlie duke, "thai order of the
1-r i .eft's will pinch a goinl many toes if
i- ' e.oT'ed out. But it will not l- e;i
!,, il. There is too muc h money in it.
'!' order amounts to nothing. I? is only
a '. ;'v cart ridge fired for effect."
n you tliir.k fl-! ;ys v i'l be winked
at. : : '. at last nothing will be done to en-
ie order?"
id. as ti rule, my young friend, that
wius every time," said the duke,
me full in the face, with au
I expression fin his handsome face.
an "What a finf: looking lady that is sitting
yo.ider watching the sunset, with the
vicing lady at her side." remarked the
i. Like, changing the -.object abruptly.
"T wonder if th-y are Americans?" I
asked.- lis we strolled along the deck.
"Have you met them?"
"Yes, to lot!i your (piistions. I have
met them and they are Americans. The
elderly Judy is the mother. Tin; young
lady is one of the finest violinists of her
age in the world. They are now returning
hot. ie from Kuope. The daughter has just
comph-ted her cour-e ,f st:i
now begin to reap her reward
y and will
is an an ist."
"I hope she v. ill favor us icc'e-ionally
with some of her skill." I said, as we
pa ed in to supper.
K v-iiing on shipboard is n-ui'illy a de
lightful time. Every one is willing to bo
agreeable. There were several good musi
cians on Ijoard who kindly favored us with
music. And glee clubs were formed from
the merry compa ny. Some paired, off for
a quiet game of whist, the only game al
lowed on board bv order of the caDtt-in.
r?or.tinued Tomorrow.;
Gentlemen would not use "Ulush
of Koses" if it was a paint or pow
der, of coitrf-e not. It in clear as
water, no pediment to fiil the pores
of the skin. Its mission is to heal,
cleanse and purify the complexion
of every imperfection, and inpures
every lady and jjentleman a clean,
smooth complexion. Sold by P. II.
Snyder. Price 75 cents.
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