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1 lata. I know kill i"
"What luk. fut Ouiik tHtthlng
ill Hi?'' (tufty liiiiiiif Clnlk
br.ii )t ai tin! I i I jr mi. I h."
t. Vint art li'tirir in. I nt i. iftj
Na en c rt).i ltfr wntwmt i. in, jn
tuh!) In hmt, u titr. mill "
Tv gut along all tin"- (ciH lth
wt .-, atul I guru ran Ititlnh llm
" ltnm a ) oil halt bwn it fiHil all
tar vrar li no riamii hy )u
thmiM rotitlntia en."
-Truf'" lt flar. "Ha.l I takr-n a
wlft I army ri gu I alioulil liavt
n hnpiitvr loilajr, Hut aim would
eoariv it old fellow Ilka ma no?"
"Many a nda glil would Jump at lh
"1 don't wtiiit an old mnld," aulil Hit
jattliuW old tiarhalnr. "Hum intty,
brlf lit glil might icmil hif, Kut, Ho n,
Ihla tourtlng IiiIiipm 1 know uothtnaj
about, you tvv, ami Inking It on llm
wbola I might tmy loo ilmrly la ad
tanct," "Wrll." anl-l floiiM. Impel Iriilty, "on
tba mholit. If Hip truth won known, I
thick ymi arc trlfla loo Uy to
"Why, I'm all re-ad y for a bargnln.
fhow mt antiiti of the ulra glil you
eni to think ar no plenty."
"If you plr-iae lo vlali my family
you lll have an opportunity of tni'W
tng many tadli-a. I all) Inti oilm n you
to my alater, fur one; aha will Intro
lurt you to othera, and "
"Good! Ml api-utt tomorrow evening
"We'll t glad lo e you,"
Tbay parted, and t'lark'i Ihlrk head
U full of ntw Idraa. At I o'cloi k
tk Bait night ha alood bcfort hla mlr
tw trying nacktla aftar nrcktla, and
Artfully parting what ramalnml of hla
fcaJr. At laat ht waa fully aqulppfd
Oa bit arrival ha found nona but the
laJBlly praaant, and being Introduced
tt tba ladlpa, paaaad a plranant cvp'i
taf. II watrhad avery movemfnt o
tbt youngar lady, and brfor Ifavlnj
atd eonrludad to teak no further for a
Wlf. providing tha ihnrnilng Mia
Oould rould m parauadnd to liriomi
tfrt. Clark, fihe waa altrnitlvf, plcan
lM In ronvfiaallon, and tritnfiil In
"Bht tha woman for ma," thought
Harrli at ha aald good-nlghl, pronila
lag to rail aoon aguln.
lit want honit from bla aarond vlult
bapplar than from ih flrat, for, In ad
dition to hi Hirrcaaing admiration for
tbt lady, ha frit aiiured, by hi r vmint
Wrtlon to aniartaln him, that bli
ftttlnga wait rcclproi afrd.
On unfortunate rlirumalanrc iriunt
at tiplalned hpfora prmepdlng. Ow
ing partly to Mr, (Inuld'i rarpfiif'
ta promt Ing lha ladlr a hla wife and
tatr mfraly, and partly ('lark con
fvalon In confronting, two women at
art, he had mlataken on for Ih
Other, and fallen In love with Mr,
Oould (darldedly tha prettier of the
two), and who, perfectly Innocent of
It trror, at rove to make matter plean
tat la behalf of her alater-ln law, Hh
totlcad one or twice that h addreaaed
bar a Mlaa (lould, but knowing blm
to b a aomewhnt llllirrai man, let
tt pi for a allp of ih tongue,
Tim paaaed, and llama determined
to apeak, One evening h found Mr.
Oould alona, and wn Informed that
"Arthur and alater" bad gon to makt
call, but would aoon return. Ilarrlt
spraed a llttlt aorrow at their ab
aance; now waa bla time, ht thought;
to, tummonlng all bl courage, be roro
Sieored: "My dear lady, forglvt rot for apeak
lag my mind frankly when I aaaurt
you that tbt happleat hour of my lift
kava been paaaed In your aorlety."
"Why, thank for tbt compliment,"
tald Mr. (Jould. "It give mt great
pltaaurt to welcoma you here, and you
will enjoy Ufa better than In tht aoll
tary txlatenct you bava bttherto led.
Arthur baa a deep lotereat In you,
and I ahall alwaya bt pleaaed to en
tertain you to tbt beat of my ab.'Iltlea."
"Thank you." tald Clark. "I feel
laat a alnglt lift It to unhappy ont,
and If not too late I propoat to araead."
' Indeed! Then you think of marry
ing. I congratulatt you. May 1
aak wbo I to bt tht bonortd lady?"
"That depend upon you. I bava
tver met with ont who Inaplred mt
with tuch eateem, turn love, aa your
aelt. All I bava I lay at your feet
Will you bt my wife?"
He t auaed and wiped tha peraplra-
vi t-nm VI tnrhA. Wra (VnU
f ii I li ii i nil h i i t mMi aawai
aMfrlt ' i.-l t't l fc't
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I a I t .t( ' 'it I h.
"it tl'.iin.1 Il-.lrt hit ' 10
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' t i HI I t I nil in I.I lull lull
f iM 1 1 in dm I i.iir-
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' Mr i.. ' l v ihul It tt: w ifi-! "
"Vi'Uf iU V t 'isoiinl I lurk ' Wnv
I )inl id H t I me in ihte iaf I T '
"No ore Inn ili.-i lied oil, tiv di-
tvllow, oil nni! hsp H.n ehe l oui
'f Ibat In my wife. Ihla la my
ltrr.' .o(nltig in lite othfr lady now
rtiifltlig Ihe iimwi
l'iHr llarili w elruck diiuih. IM
rne, -tp, hla hat, nm'le low I it,
and atirt ltUdir.l nie I.Haeen lha
tloiihU and M own "bacbelor'e ball,"
wlnie in a kIdmI lime be wa nitd
befor a Tie Imlll of fjney ni'iktlca,
aachit lea. IirIiI kIoc, and utbi-r
aiipeiflnoiia arid lea of an old ba h -lor'
A to what be IhmiKht, anld, or did
after Hint time there I no account,
hut Mra. (lould waa bla flrat love, an I
without dnuld aha waa hi luet. Kmlly
Keating 111 Hoi-toll 1'ont,
CMINtSE EMPrriOH ON REFORM
Wall f UIiiik audi aa China lla
Hut Heard In Twii lluii.lr-d tear.
A ciirloua decree by the emperor of
China hn. niv a the Loudon Time. Jut
reached tliU country. It ileal with lh
iiecenHltie of China at the jreaent
jumiiire, mid la of greiil IciiKtli. It
npena by enylng Ihal alnce the wal!
with Jai'tin, it Kieiit niiinlipr of mem-,
orlulu, from olticlula of all gradca, rec
oni in t-ri it 1 1 1 k w hnl ehoiitd 1)9 done tit
utri'iifcthi'ii the emiilra and maintain
Ita Integrity, have been received. Hut
when any quratlon of vital lmporianct
with foreign countrle trine, theae jtiim
who art o eager lo ad vine art alwaya,
found wanting, Thl I their condi
tion now (puratiea tha emperor), jtiat
when the country la aurroiinded on all
hand by powerful and crafty neigh
bor, who Beck advantage and combln
to overflow China, becauan they aet
that the defenae of tht country ara
neglected and decayed, and that tht
fleet la email and Inalgnlflcant. Tha
main queatlon, therefore, reform and
reorganization of tht national defenae,
Tht trouble I that tha preaenl re'
eonrce of the country art InaulTliient
for tht piirpoae, and tha deficiency In
the exchequer aeema to bt very greitt,
lately, nyt tht emperor, ht enf out
a decree ordering tha provincial au
thor Itlen to prevent peculation In thn
collection of llkln, and to dlahand tiaa
lea territorial rrftmcnt which only
uck lha life-blood of tha provincial
encbequera, 'the repllea to Ihla decret
did not attempt lo deal with either ol
theee two vital K lnt; nothing wa
done toward dlacovrrlng tha exact
n n in tier (if dummy name on lha roll it,
and thlnira now are juat a biid aa be
fore. When the prewent dytuiaty began
to r"lrn (we nre tl auinmnrlrliig lha
deirce, and a fur a poralhle lining lhi
ernpernr't enact wonl thrniighntil) thn
arinle were enllnted from th wh'i!
I'tij'iilnMon, No one then bad ever
heard of llkln or mlcellniieoiu ilulle,
hut there waa no want of money and
th troop were never wanting In then
duty. At pient there are many tax
f ion h a llkln and Ihe o.lum dull",
yielding large unn, yet the ordinary
rxpchrca are not paid, Thla I due to
extiavagaiice. Iteference la mida to
the revenue In H.'il and IK'-d, and Ihn
exniiiliiurn In thn yearn, and a re,
ent memorial la quoted from one ol
the prealdenta of Ihe board at Peking.
In with h It la proposed that a careful
tatemcnt ahould now he prepared, a'i
t hut tut rfluoua experiae may be dealt
with ayatematleally, In particular It
i mid that the practice of piitt!ni
dummy nme on (be regimental roM,
the corruption In the llkln and ntt d.
irimerita, and Ih alnectirea for favor
id orDrlala ahotiid all be detlt with art I
the expenditure kept within the ainnuM
decreed In alt depart menu, Thn em
peror' approve of Ibein recommend-!-I
loin, and call on the high auihorltli
In Peking and tha province "to !d
one another to aerve tut loyally In out
time of dlatreaa, and not lo attempt to
ahlft off upon one another Important
dutle Jut h ana It happen that dif
ferent provincial boundary llneecar
ate ont from th other," Further
Iheae peraonage art adjured to remem
ber tbt favora hitherto heatowed on
them, and loyally and diligently to at
tain tht and th emperor I now at riv
ing for. Again, brave and capable of
flier art to bt aougbt out tlnewhert
and their name brought to tbt emper
or' notice, that they may receive milt
alile command, "Thua may w bop
to obtain officer who, with their men
may he a human bulwark to tha coun
try agalnat aggreaalvt foe." It may
be doubted whether any emperor foi
the laat 200 year a baa tver allowed auch
an admlaelon of weakneaa, or auch a
wall of balpleaxnea, to bt publlahed
to hla aubject.
rlih la ih Unliibl WorM,
To get tba beat enjoyment from
earthly thing., we need faith In th In
visible world. That unaeen realm In
clude tht aoul of (Jod and tbt aplrlt
of men. Chrlat I tht trut aclentUt
for ba ahowt that tha phyalcal and
aplrltual world art th twin hernl
phere of a perfect tin I vera. The pur
pose of lilt Ufa It to Increaat om
knowledgt of Ood, and to rtveal to ua
the ceateleaa marvel of our own na
ture. Tha moat accural definition ol
elf-know ledge la God-knowledge.
A man'a aorka art aometlmet acci
dentally czpottd and aometlme (bey
I a ton x oNum rmMu
llMltf I4I Ik Kl-at Ha4
. i SI II la.
t I -irlt I eit nt VI i l'i ab"
-t i a ii- ii i ! tw j iii.it-'
e,ii f, t itioit ion ar i--l -.1
tn tut a vtii wiktt
t i i t i i n i ) -b ii
tl ( ht r a ittei-a hiinl
' Hi IHIM I' 1 film Nrw m
'i e In t.nill . mi lllilo tt IN !!
"HI il f and mil h ''n I'l tb '
:mi at Must! I i iv iim-'ii, a inl aftef
wt l til Wr.liiii . .! iiitSt,
wheie be paid fur ht iti. atli lt ty
rtr-g Janitor of lha t-utli e build
lug, ilnattig Ihe ilmi'il lrll, and
Undliig the hute and milking Ihe row
of one of ihr o fm-nra. Il gradual
d with biinota, tii-i. law, and after
watda Htlid lit I'm I 1 1 hi oil, Miill,
hlih a ha hmne during th te-t ol
hla life. J mt to linn ihie). one of Ih
giral men of Ohio, emllietit am lally,
pn fi.inhny and polltli ally, prmid,
Hih and arUdH latlc, had a heaiitlful
daughter natnnl Htella, with whom Mr.
Conger Ml In lov.. Ill affection wa
lei Iiiim ,ilnl, anil they became rnaaiied,
but Jmluo lliiiiiphrey'a pi hie would not
pet mil hla ilnuithter to wed a charity
atiiiletit. Mia Htella afterward marri
ed tlen. Hheihy of tha army, and lived
fur many year In Ht. 1'buI. Mr. Con
ger tiinirled lady at Put t Huron. One
day when h waa at tha height of
fame and Influence and waa recoKiilred
a the republican leader In the boon"
of representative! a pngo brought him
a card from n btdy In the gnllery. It
wn lha tin me of Mra, Hhclby, and
glancing up Into the gallery be recoK
Hired bla old aweetheart, lie waa very
aoon at her aide exchanging Informa
tion about event of the qunrler of a
century that had panecd alnce they had
teen each other. "I am a widower,"
tald be, "and I am a widow," an Id aha,
and when the naked him to call upon
her at the National hold he replied
that ht would be glad to do to If hu
might come to old term. They were
hurried a few day Inter, and their
live wert very happy. Hht had wealth
and la ability, and although both of
them wert olil-faHhloned, unaaNiimlng
people, they held g prominent place In
tha political circle of tht capital, Hlnea
h retired from public lift Mr. Con
ger hid been living quietly with hi
ton In Wgahfnglon. While lit bad
taken little Intereat In current affair
La had aeldom been aeen at Ih rap!
tel. Recently h had been to Infirm
that ht wm unable to cat about, lit
wa no yean old at tha tlmt of bla
CURIOUt LE A VE-TAKINO,
rrkma Mad Thing Lively for Their
Tbt f rear. man rlna of John Hop.
klna unlverally look leave of ont of
Itt proftaaora In a way of II own. tt
waa Iht laat day of tbt clan befiito
final examination and th large body
Of atildcfit aaaembled with broil I
imllea and an air of general expectan
cy, ay Iht Haltlmore Hun, In a fnw
momenta tht door opened and a rnea
aenger boy appeared with a large fu
ller! pillow on which were embroid
ered the word: "(Jod Wen Our Tea h
tr," He marched airtight up to Hie
profeeaor, pieaented III funeral gift
and demanded a receipt. Th pro-fi-nr.nr
argued, but tht boy didn't un
deratand hi logic, until Ih learned
doctor looked threateningly and (lit
boy "gueae( h would wait for one."
then algna of trouble began to appeitr
all over lha clanaroom, One lgn bori
tha lint "To Keep Hla Memory (Ireen,"
and another "Hemeiriber tht Maine,"
Other choice and popular expreaalot.a,
approprlalt and Inappropriate to th
day, wert itrung up,
Hlowly an odor began to creep Into
the room, It may Imvt been the hy
drogen aulphlde.but It might have been
anything eta which hadn't any bml
ncaa there, It atolt gntly through
Ihe keyhole, atlfle.) the atudent near
lha door and moved In wave of ver
Increasing circle about ih room, car
rying with It all the odorlferou ut,
geniioii nf myriad of egg of Ihe mid
din agea, Huddeiily In th middle of
ihe Iiim began to appear beam of tht
Held and fowl of th air. On Mt
waa aei-n to dart from a crowd of atu
dniia and makt III way roh tht
room, whert b ought cold comfort
In a lt winter' radiator, A pigeon
winged Ha way almlely to Ih hack
of a (hair and aeveral atudent wert
about lo make Impromptu addreaami,
which they had carefully prepared,
when I'realdent Oilman appeared tip'in
th aeen, Th tudent began to look
Innocent and hockd, Tha pigeon
crawled back Into th boaom of ila
eralwhll tormentor; th rat trugglcd
up to tbt radiator; th ilgn dixnp
peared. and ven th odor began In
glorloualy to taka to flight and loa It
aelf In apart. Preldent Oilman aald a
few word, but they cut th overbur
dened atmoaphert Ilk tha crack of a
ten-pounder. It wa a "aad but glur
loua day for I'realdent Oilman," ead
on of th freihmen a h aought tht
havtn of rfug In th gymnaalum.
A Bhrend Mart
Many and itrang art tbt metbnda
tht weattrnen adopt In money mak
ing. In tba early day of Seattle a
man prt-empttd a altt on tht water
trout of tba town. Tbt law required
that ht bava a bona. Near by on tht
beach waa a wtatherbeaten hull of a
veaael, II drew tbt remnant of hla
lot and tlarted a aecond "Itudder
Orange." It wa not long be fur altet
on tht ahort were In demand and tbt
abrtwd "aquatttr" told bla lot for
Manager What quallflcatlona bava
you for tht poaltlon of nlghtwatch
man? Applicant Why, I wake at tht
Itait nolaa. Tlt-BIU.
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