The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, August 04, 1892, Image 4

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TELVS TRIAL.
Wbn ave you been?"
-loJie lake, Aunt Esther." The
quationing voice was harsh and cold;
the answering one young and sweet
The aunt, wrinkled and shrunked as
a withered leaf of autumn, sat among
the soft pillows that lifted her time
wrecked form ia an invalid chair.
The niece, fresh and bright, with
sunny touches on the brown of her hair,
and a somewhat daring spirit shining
from her dark eyes, stood near the
firer,!. where ruddy light flashed up , flve Tears hoping. Yen
"-r" - . , 3 ,,, - - -
and swept across Her anu suu vii
slim, girlish figure clad in heavy cloth
father's dvine lins told him," she said,!
brokenly. "You were so wrong so1
wrong! Conrad Daniarel loved you all
his life."
"It is false! lie left me because of a
few angry words. He was glad to be
set free!" cried the woman fiercely.
"Tie loved vou: but when you bade
him go when you told him you could
live without him-that you were tired
of him and his affections he left you.
Do you remember his parting words to
you," Aunt Esther? If you wanted to
cue his fa acain. vou would recall
him. You never did. He waited
sent
A Novel Bear Hunt. 1 .1wl iXbibuin
Ex-City Auditor Vernon Whitesides ' eque5,rianism to be seen on -
... . a. . if .... 4i mKL any '
LV liO ..j- -
street, of Chicag,
i.oc fnilv as much or even u
t .wiarwa amen s lAiuue. ... i ... r,. c mui
uuuluiS riri. '.WHICH in SI
about twelve miles from Chattanooga. w (uerjt abollt it man ouc "
Tenn., is yet in a state of nature, aud uisp!:l)S that are made in a
nere can ue louuu annual , "greaiesi ---
n..A. " . finn:iUY in-"-
auu' f ia .in tin: -v .
earth.
. . . t n anc nun i ; ..iwinTiQ
loresis ana ine wiiuesi m s"-"- , ..reformer is .iu -.!- - . , 0j
gorges. It is a favorite place for hunt uater EJ,:miel. and he is a ri
whose
game
and fur.
"What were you doing at the lake .
"Skating. The ice is like glass there,
aunt, aud I was practicing for tonight
You know we are to have a skating
party on the lake tonight, and-"
"And you are not going to it!"
"Xot going! Hhy-
"Because vou are under my care and
control, and'l forbid you to go!" cried
Esther Claremont, sharply-
"But I have promised I will be
called for!" began Vera Claremont
piteously.
"Who is to call for you?"
The bent figure of the old woman
straightened suddenly, her shrunken
hand was pt out and laid on the girl s
arm. m
"You need not tell use. I know.
iFsther Claremont, with passion-
lr in her sunken eyes, "I am
lying here day after day helpless and
.HnnW and you would fain deceive
v,t ,. cannot! I know who is
ir;nB at love with you, who is teacn-
, th.it love is sweet, and truth
,,"i,miitv onlv words-idle words?
That fair young face of yours has
brought vou what fairness and youth
w.ncrhtmpat vour age: but your life
shall not be wrecked by it as mine has
been. I will save you though I have to
. hnirs and bars to keep you safe.
One Claremont is enough to be blighted
, a T.!.maril and the lying lips of the
son shall not biud you to him heart and
n,,i m the false hps of the father
,, when I was a credulous
UJ H 11-
young thing like you.
She paused, panting. Vera had
grown pale, but she could not remove
her eyes from those burning ones be
low her.
-Speak!" cried her aunt Is not
Lee Damarel trying eo j"
-Yes" slowly and falttrmgiy.
has said he loves ma'
"Aud you believe him? Tell me!
"I believe him."
Esther Claremont laughed a quick
mirthless, laugh-and suddenly loosing j
her hold of Vera, pushed the slight;
figure from her.
"S" she cried, jeeringly, "lam too
late! You love the son of Conrad
EamareH You have given me no con
fidence; I owe you no consideration
you, you, whom 1 took into my house
when you were a homeless child; you,
to whom I liave been kind for ten long
years!"'
"Xever kind, Aunt Esther, spoke
out Vera, clearly. "You clothed and
fed me, you allowed your roof to shelter
mp hut never in all these ten years
have you even said one kind word to
me."
"Tnrrate'" hissed the woman.
n-f,t thai " Aunt Esther, "for I am
"lie
for
neither
word nor line. He then met a nur,
sweet girl, whose heart went out Jo him
without the asking, whose tender nature
he knew could never wound him, and
she outlived him.
"Aunt Esther, he has lain under the
earth for seven years, and dying, he
rave the story of his love for you to his
son. That sou has come to me, loving
me as his father loved you, aud I I
will not make his life a sorrow, will not
break my own at the very root
Hear me out be patient yet a mo
ment No human being siiouiu ue
allowed to sever loving hearts no
human power can part Lee's and mine!
But, Aunt Esther, you will not try to
vou will not- "
Hush!"' cried Esther Claremont,
hoarsely; "hush! Go leave me! If 1
have wrecked mv own whole life-
wrecked it by my own fierce temier,
my own unholy pride! Oh, God above!"
A'era saw her lift her hands and cover
her face.
Then in the winter twilight, the girl
arose and left her there left her to face
remorse and regret as best she might
in the very winter of her life,
An hour later the following note was
put in Vera's Rand's by a servant:
"Child, do what you will with your
life, with your loveJ When you return
troni skating bring Conrad s son to me,
"Estiieu."
And Vera went with the skating
party, and was happier than ever I e-
fore, although now and then, even as
she sped like a swallow over the ice, a
pitiful thought for the lonely, loveless
woman she had left in the twilight was
with her.
"We will be nearer after tonight,"
she told herself; "and when she has
seen i-ee, she will not wonder that 1
love him."
Keturning in the starlit cold of the
night; she led her lover to where that
frail figure lay back among the pillows.
"Aunt, I have brought Lee, as you
bade me," she said, softly.
No answer.
She beat over the still face, looked a
moment into it, and shrank toward her
lover with a cry ot terror,
Aunt Esther was dead!
ers, the woods being full of the larget
bear, deer, catamounts, etc
The city auditor thus relates hi3 expe
rience on one of his hunts;
T started out with Bob Ilagen and
two or three others for a bear hunt
We had told a good many of our friends
that, up were croinsr after a bear, and
His net consist
. . ,,:, wason borse
dmer usually enforces a P "
SUS U1S uiuw"-
coiiar, or n
his front
li.ecouiir '"'"-""-,. ,i,e
feet, oue :;iie.-ia
uarroiv nu-e o:
The spaniel
i. ; r. .1 tfpf on the horse s
i .1 come, aau
nfthe other,
. -aoV laws
ti e corse
that we wouldn't come home without a i cmtciic.d iu the mane, liie i
bear. We all climbed into a tarm , oes t!,e better me uUft
wagon and started. It is a rough roac itj judgi!15 in mius u.au,
and lively tray m - "
,nil fi e sudden rounJms corner
ir chesthe ploeky Httle auima
ofi hiard.butatsuci. timej he will
"curvc m "tt ... ,
FOR THE SAKE OF LOVE.
awards" his an old nan aJe
ran to and fro in the crowd gathered
'llrdbh"ie-her? Wffl no
irv and&ave my
ked the old
I'llUU .
iB Lis bauds and runnms
forward hke one oeuru
But all turned away. Thue was
KrsiceJyonei.receiitho had not suf
Sd at the hands of the hard-hearted
Boston money-lender.
we iove oi "la"M '
think of me:
child, my only
inisrr, wrmg-
back and
liers,
un the ridsre. aud we did not get to tlu
place where we expected to una nit
bear until night. Here we saw az
empty cabin, and concluded to takt
possession. So we stretched ourseixes
Oh, for
mm- K ' era nt
dhterwilUhif you do not go
fr her! Thonp. n.you will go. l
W)il give you anvthing-anyilniig in
rcistu. - i.,,tpr
i.i.: .- lifp for jour uui.t,
Xot 1!" said the man,
A miraciej a miracu - t J
the people, as they saw the bo,tJ
and fall on the surge, showjrs of J
(lying over her, but apparntjj Q
no harm.
A few moments and the hoot lm!
., r -H
crew wtrir me
The miser had started fmrn hi
and ktotA troniblintrly eazaigat t';
proaching boat as she lufleu-i
waves; no sooner did she touct
ground than he rushed franticallj
i i 1 i , .
tne sun auu, tiiiicu uis Qanghttl
his heart
lie would not loose his hold au
f.shermen had to carry thi-m U:
dry land,
There they would have se-2r
the two for a moment, but w!itn
spoke to the old man they foar,
was lifeless. The two hours'
had been too much for hi t
with a mocking ' f.-aiuo and he had died in the re
laiiirtt. shakincou uk
cold would not tempt me cut on tluit
Lima. IVside.Iamafather.too,
"nil your
that
out on the puncheon floor, and were
just falling to sleep when Bob Ilager
jumped up, crying:
"i.evs. Joe's caught something."
"He took on" his boot to see what h
had ran? m. anu louuu luni, ia
house snake, which had crawled up hi.'
trousers to keep warm. We all ad
joiinifed to the wagon for the night
and the next morning, bright ana early
we started to look for a bear. Meet
ing a native, we asked him if he fcneu
where, we would be apt to find suen di
animal.
"Why, I saw b'ar tracks a spell age
up on the siieivm rocK uom uc ium
down yer,' he observed.
".So we went to the shelving rocK
meanwhile beating the bush in even
direction, so that it was
the time we reached the rock. At first I
we could see no way to get upon tht
rock, but finally we noticed that I
small tree stood close enough for us tc
climb up that way, so we were soon or
the rocks.
"I don't see any bear," said Bob.
"1 don't believe there is any bear," 1
replied. "Let's eat"
"We agreed to that proposition
spread our lunch, placed our gnni
against a tree and started to supply
the inner man.
1 wish we could at least see a bear,'
said Bob.
Hello, look there!" said on of tin
party. AVe all looked and saw a ueai
that looked as bi? as a horse betweei
I was nearest to tht
first to tin
1-1,-1 vitrtllQ
rrpnee of the most accomplish
S' ai dso never loses Lis balance
a i s owner says he has been ndmf.
J, ,t was when the horse came near
beingkineanyaoun .
Ti e horse never goes so well a "hen
crryingthe demand that of course
m-Mnstlat horse and do? are warm
friends. Woe to the person or animal
who boihe.s either of them when ti e
oilier is around, for between the kick
j,;, of the horse and the biting of tht
Ao- the two old chums make it exceed
tlHy unpleasant for intruders.
Chicago Tribune.
The Clever DB
a i hpaihv bulldog wassittin?
A Romance ot" Other Days.
See that red granite house over there?
Well, the man who lives in it was a
substitute in the army, lie was not
purchased soldier, but went in for
love. He aud a man named Bent had
been schoolfellows and friends in
the east, and they came west together.
Neither enlisted, but Bent was drafted.
Just a few months before that affair
he had married a beautiful young wom
an, and one whom my neighbor here
had himself loved. Bent aud his wife
were about crazy with fright at the idea
of his going into the army, when they
received a letter from the draft com
missioner saying Beat's substitute was
grateful to j on tor wuar, j. nave , accepted.
ceived." They didn't know who the substitute
"Prove it! Prove your gratitude, couia be, and as the name my neigh
then " cried Esther Claremont, fiercely, j UOr gave for it was he who had vol
";ive un this lover of yours; never see ; uuteered was an assumed one, they
-i-
his face again!
Poor, pale httle Vera! Where did she
get the strength to stand straight and
fearless before the woman whom she
had always feared before?
"I would rather die!" she said, below
her breath.
"Die? As if it would be hard to die!"
her aunt exclaimed, harshly, "To live
reouires courage to . live loveless,
friendless, unable to put faith iu one
human being. But let me tell you why
the name of Damarel is hateful to me.
You never heard the story?"
"I have heard it, but not from you,"
answered the girl, gently.
And she stood in an attitude of deep
interest, as with the brief winter day
dying, and the shadows gliding to her
chair, Esther Claremont told her story.
"I loved Conrad Damarel," she said,
her voice pulsing with feeling; "I loved
him with my whole heart And be
ne played at love. He never truly
loved me, or he would not'.have made a
few impatient words of mine sufticient
excuse for breaking with me. I did
not mean them God knows I did not!
But they were spoken, and he made
them his excuse. He left me standing
in the sunlight out there."
She lifted one thin, tremulous hand,
and pointed to where a vast shtet of
white-covered lawn might have been
seen through the window.
That was the love of a Damarel!
He went away and forgot the girl he
had won, and married some stranger;
and I, through all the years that have
gone by since, liave remembered-re-metnbered
till, heart and soul grew
soared and w rped.
could not find out ily neighbor went
to the front, was badly wounded at
Petersburg, made a good soldier and
was finally discharged. Then he let
them know who the substitute was.
Bent had made a heap of money in the
meantime and he wanted to pay his
friend something, but nothing would
be accepted. Finally, however, my
neighbor, w ho had turned board of
trade man, got into a corner where he
stood to lose all he had, including his
credit He went to Bent and told him
all about it
"Draw on me for all you need, up to
the very limit of my bank account,"
said 3eut, and my neighbor took him
at his word. He put in 85,000 and it
went with the rest '1 lieu 810,000, and
that went. Then another 810,000, and
yet the other fellows were squeezing
him. If he could hold on a little while
he could carpet the board of trade with
bills, but the opposition seemed deter
mined to ruin him. He drew for a
whole 825.000 in a lump, and said that
if it bankrupted Bent and him too they
would be no worse off, barring age,
than when they quit school. His last
haul saved him, though if the corner
had not collapsed the very day it did
both he and his friend would have gone
down together.
As it was, the tumble made him a
very rich man, and he could pay back
all he had borrowed and still have a
fortune. But he has never risked a
dollar from that day to this, although
he has done business constantly for
other men.
He has built that house, and lives
there in elegant style, although he has
1 wouldn t wonder
us and the guns.
tree, and consequently
ground; but the others were not far be
hind me. When we reached terra hrmi
we began to discuss the matter, AVe ba
come after the bear, we had found i
bear, and now it was dearly our dut;
to go back and kill the brute. I felt a,
though I hadu't lost any bear, and hav
ing nothing against bruin I didn't wan
to kill it; so we drew straws as to whicl
should go back first. I got the iniliick;
straw and started, but when the top o:
my bead was even with the rock 1 grev
faint hearted and slid back. Bob triec
it then, and carefully looking over tin
rock he made a break and got the guns
Then we all went back and beat aroinit
the bushes for a while, but w e did no:
find any bear. Then we started foi
home, and on the way we met tht
native.
"Did you find the bear?"
"No," we answered in chorus.
'Well, he war thar," replied the
aforesaid native.
"I offered him 810 to go and get tlx
bear, and he started. Inside of half an
hour he came back dragging bruin bj
one of its hind legs. He got the SIC
and we got our bear." St Louis Globe-Democrat
.. ...,..i. v. i -..(..iio iinia-nrft ol tne uo
U OClOCh. Ul'wia..j - - - ,
uviunn wh c icame rammi,
? i. iha
street at that moment auuuemy
fatal lariat shot out, but the aog aougeu
it and made a bee line for the man
who handled it. Then ensued an ex
fiimT chase, which was much enjoyed
hv the riomilaee in the vicinity
The dog catcher is never very popular
with Deonle in general. In this in-
iunce'he succeeded in clambering into
tiis waeon mm U4 ms co.o.uiu.i.
A skirmish then ensued, which enaea
,n the ti muorary triumph of the do.
who retired to repose on his laurels.
Tii ln.r c:it.i'her came uacK now
ignominious flight a few minutes later,
however, and human ingenuity soon
i,imi,i,i nvr brute cuiiriiEe. The
doz wits lassoed and taken to the pounu
with other unfortunates.
lint here the innate sense of justice
in man steps in to even up things
Several admirinc ciU'.ens had viewed
the actions of the dog, and when he
was carted away they took up a sub
scription, sent out to the pounu, ran
somed the animal and provided him
with a home.
It is a Jitt'e comedy like this that
makes lite seem worth living even to
the most dissatisfied individual. Chi
cago Globe.
will be
have
How It Feels to Undergo an
Operation.
A party of three gentlemen werc-
seaU d at a table of a popular cafe the
other evening discussing the case of a
friend who had recently been through
a terrible surtrical operation, when nnp !
of the party, who had had a similar
operation performed on him some
vears ago, observed: "A man who is
about to undergo a difficult surgical
operation experiences something of the
same feeling that a man must expe
rience w ho is about to be executed. 1
know it was so in my case.
I had nerved myself, I thought, for
the terrible ordeal, and had the assur
ances of my family physician that the
odds that I would come through all
right were largely in my favnr, and
yet, when I entered the operating
room aud saw the table, the large bags
used in administering the anaithetic
and, most frightful of all, the surgeon
and his assistants with their aprons
tied under their chins-1 have faced
death in battle and I don't think there
is a drop of cur blood in mo, but my
heart quailed at the sight and it took
all my fortitude tn enable mo to mount
the table. 1 tried to be brave while
the assistants arranged me for the
anaesthetic, but, do what I would, the
feeling that I von about to part with
my li fa cou.ld not be banished, and as
I said before I then experienced a
something akin to the pang of death."
Xew YDrk World.
, ,nA kn;t heside the never married, and
i.TaHd!cbur and drew one of the thin if he were keeping the place in the
JlUto Ut cheet On ths soft, fair hope that he may some day make mis
1? rWra tress of it the woman whom he has
SKErS-Wa -bRt -e the wa,-ln-
xJtoWme-letmeleSlvou what Uu mr.cwinCL:wsoHc..i.J.
I.'ndercround Voyne Near Iloaton.
Many parties have voyaged in the
tunnel, underground, from Xewton to
the reservoir at Chestnut Hill, a dis
tance of four miles, aud the journey is
an exciting and novel one. The water
is about two feet deep, and the current
runs about two miie3 an hour. Twenty
millions of gallons in twenty four hours
is the usual supply. Manholes are
placed at, intervals along the main and
a descent into one of them was made
by the writer. A iader leads down to
a temporary landing of boards placed
across the tunnel, through which the
water glides noiselessly. The place was
like a dungeon, and the light which the
manhole adnitted from above was
speedily lost in the pitchy darkness
which pervades the conduit
The boats which are used in the sum
mer time to convey parties of explor
ers from point to point are provided
with torches fixed in the stern and
bow of the boat to light the way. Tne
current ca.'riea Urn boat along, and
poles are. used to guide the progress.
There is also a remarkable echo here,
and a stamp of t he foot upon the boards
evokes thunderous explosions of sounds
that boom and boom like distant can
non, as the sound rebounds form the
manhole along the main. One of the
party sang a few notes and the sound
was multiplied into a choir of mysteri
ous voices, the effect being indescrib
ably weird. Albany Express.
aiidlimifct think of my own , family.
,.,. nill die. tdie
Ull, D1' .
, .... . .i. i,i'.l f,,r whom I
toiled and saved, ay and "" JT":
ytuwillgo. 1 will give you a hundred
"Xot for ten thousand!" grnfTy said
ie man addressed.
"1 will give a thousand dollars U
ny one rageriy - --
thousand! only think- - ;
eized one of the onlooKers yj u.c
houlder, "oh, go! and the weessi.g
a broken-hearted man will go
OH." . . ... T ' .1
"Xot likely!" answered 1'aiy, io. i u
ver return to enjoy your money. Xo,
d man, you will have to face it hke
he rest of us. Vour uaugnu-r
lie." . ,.
Will die13 Oh, no! she Elian .t uie.
Take all 1 have, but save my cum.
"Its no use," said the old (iocKinasier,
all the world would not tempt anyone
0 put out in a tempest like this. It's
1 hard lot for you, for Pollie was a
But the bark will ga to
i .. tr .... .,ir so there's
a WITISIII lt:ill .111 num. - "
Jit V 1.0 -
in more hone."
The poor distracted old man heard
.he speaker in silence. Then he turned
ind looked out to sea, where a ie
aiinutes before tl.e outlines of the
stranded bark might have been seen
;hrough the twilight almost hurried in
;he whirling foam that howled over
.he bar on which she lay, but now
lad shut her in from view and the only
uiowledge of her position was derived
fiom the booming of her minute guns
icross the waves.
Old knelling, the miser, who by usury
iad amassed immense wealth, was
jated bv all. lie had sent his daughter
ibroad to get her out of the way of a
;oung man who loved her with a life's
levot'.on, but who was too poor for the
nisers tavor. Before the bark had (lis
ippeared from sight a terrible tempest
:ame on and she was stranded, a hope-
ess wreck.
Five minutes of dead silence passed
Ihe only noi?.e heard being the boom
from despair to sud Jen joy.
After a short peiod of inourni
passed, rou:e .-"iiening, me a
daughter, gave her hand to
Dane, the brave youth who
risked his lite, j lie om nnstr
been worth over a million d-'.U:t,
which came to the young couple.
was, however, the least part .:
treasure, for they had the trues!
to bind tberii together and in h;s
virtues and amiability Hurry
ample recompense for the long
of opposition on the part of her;J
It
Jt Was Xapolooii. '
was dark, and down a
street in Paris a man rode alot,
horseback. Suddenly the horse s;
as if frightened, i hen a man
from the pavenietu in the mule
the street and jumped to one side
a cry. The rider was angry and
claimed: "Are you drunk, man
you ;ie about in the middle of a
street to get yourself ran over,"
"Vou might better lend a ponrfi
a hand than scold in that war
claimed the other. "I had 300 inJ
in gold in this bag, carrying it tc
a bill for my master, aud the bag
broken and it is all lost over the d
1 f you have some matches they
me more good than your curse:.
it's no eaiij task to find lost D.J
on a night like this,'1 said the
dismounting. I nave no may
but perhaps I can help you. Have
any of the pieces left?"
"Only one," replied the unfurls
fellow with a sob.
"(Jive it to me," said the other.
The poor man hesitated, biit
stranger repeated the words ia a
ot authority, anu me lasi com
handed to him.
The stranger whisited and a gH
Spanish mastiff stood bn'iAe tan.
held the coin to the dog's nose,
leaning to the rough pavement 4
Find them."
'J be dog sniffed the gold piece
began the search.
One, two, three, he bejran Iris
in the coins and dropping them
his masters' h md, while the V
ng of gnus. A young man burtt
Tea ranks as the best wood for ship
building. It contains an oil which
prevents the rusting of nails driveo
into it
On a small twig recently broken oD
from an tipple tree near Gainesville.
Ga., there were twenty six apples eacl
the size of a large hickory nut.
"A bead OI Awar.
"Why don't the young men marry?"
queried her young sister.
"I suppose they are not asked," ab
sently replied the bride of 1SS8. Puck
One-' of the attractions of tht
Chicago exhibition is to be a pyramid
of 400 pianoes connected by electricity
and manipulated by one woman.
& .1.. l ... . , .
"""vo me lengin or nineteen oi
twenty feet, snakes in the Philipir.t
Islands increase greatly in bulk ioi
every foot in length, so that a snake
nineteen feet long looks small besidt
one twenty-two feet long.
Tiger-lmntlnn in India, as now con
ducted, is perilous sport Formerly tin
emmais were shot from platfornn
erected In the forests. Now tne dar
as guort&meii hunt them on foot
.lirough the crowd and laying bis hand
ni the old man's shoulder uaid:
"Mr. .duelling, is it true your daugh
ter is on that bark?"
"Yes! You will try and rescue her,"
md then recognizing tl.e stranger, he
said, "Oh! It's Harry Dane! Surely vou
io not triumph in my uistiews?"
"Heaven forbid!" was Harry's fer
rent reply.
"I have cc.me to aid you if I can 1 1
t succeed will! you give me your dat:gh.
r? 1 love her so that if 1 cannot save
ler at least I can die near hei."
Every bystander knew that Id Sneli
jighad frequently declared that he
ivould iatl.tr see his daughhr dead
ban the wife of Harry Dane. Xow
,he miser answered with a gasp:
"Yes! Only save her and she shall
je yours."
Hairy paused no longer, but in a min
lie his littla boat was alloat, and ac
jompanied by a solitary companion
but one fisherman, and he under for
jreat obligation to young Dane, could
oe persuaded to risk his life lie set
forth.
The boat rose gallantly on the waves,
shaking like a duck the Kpray from her
sides, and for a few minutes was seen
momentarily cutting the out line of
the gloomy sky tisshe attained the sum
mit of the billows, and then ihe gradu
ally passed 'nto the darkness and was
lost to bight. An hour, which . seemed
ten to the anxious w atchers, passed
md no sight of the young man.
"It was madness to attempt it," said
pne of the fishermen.
"Yes, but he was determined to die
Hark! What was that?"
"llelloa!" -"'
Every eye was turned seaward, in
the direction from which the hailing
come. 1
Nothing could be SL-en but the white
foam of the breakers and the lowering
clouds forming in the background
chaotic mass of darkness.
"Harkl" at length said another fish
erman. "there u is again.
Every one liiltned, and now a loud
shout was heard through the thic
gloom, A reply was quickly given an
then a breathless susiiense followed, i
which every eye was strained to tht j
utmost
-Pee! there 11 Is!" at length cried one,
"tee just on yonder wave!"
"Jh.rnuir
vant stood by in silent wonder.
Thirteen times he returned
20-franc piece. Inch, alter a
search, became back empty, 4
si-emed to sav: "lid
no more."
"We are yd lacking one piw-
Ihrt slr.itirer. "Are VoU Surt
were just JO francs?"
"Sure as sure can be, sir," &
vant replied.
"Then look in the bag again,
must be one left there."
The m.'.n looked, and surt 1
found the last gold piece there.
"Ob, sir!" he exelaiti.ed,
stranger sprang into ills
are my deliverer. Tell mej'
that rav muster may know -
done him such a service.'
l l l!T."T
i nave done nothing, va
ger. "Tell your master tU 14
who held you was a vert
intelligent (log by the name"
It was some years ofter1
France had seen troubled h
the rovfti family was no nior,
master was telling the inches'
r.artv of friends, oi e of whm
employed in the palace.
"Jose! Joie!" he exclaimed
never was but one dog ol U'a!
.ni ()n-r lievw v,n& a more rei
i.io ui.ii faiibf a doff than
1'
uhn nxonmttnilSnlhiS ma.
went in disguise '
.... . ! tn.ilrV '
'Who was ma
wked- . Vr.eT
Tl.a rni.lV WOS W""
Xapoleom'-YouthCoin
What the tJu l ""I
A Kentucky girl has wH
., n the. k nit oi '
mis essuj
mrrr: "I 1 ' l" ""
of course, I do noi-i i
man too noble to comm.v-i
l.t n.n.i.1 PIlOllL'll tO '
A man gentle as a womam -1
a man: one who docs not V
nor tell disagreeable truti i
. r Li t nm01
w Hirer iiuiuu i -
to whom I could carry wi
perplexities, and joy."
lien of that kind who o
to marry had better keep '
tucky.
a.- MuailS
A fntn omman at 16 P1!
..i.i ui.iiimdrt
line it Kir " ""' .,
sleepless nighU and erT p
mount iin tipr neiahbor-;
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