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THE RED OLOiy CHIEF.
A. C. HOSMEB, ?mku
AN OLD MAN'S LOVE.
BY AJTTHOHY TEOLLOPZ,
Avthnr of Doctor Tluirnr," - Frrwn'i Parian
qqc" "h he rar,mjjr' " I'hinea Finn.
Hi' Irlth MrmtiT." 77ic WarrUn."
- L'archulcr Tovrtrt," Jitc. Ale.
CHAPTER XIX. Tosn.vcsn.
cll. no: he's not drunk. I
out. unless i jroes a-a- with him?
Let him :y there and ive him
some d.nner. I don't know what else
"He can't stav alwavs in course, sir.
As llayonotes says what's he to do"
with a w ooden-leied .fcer;e:int in his
-Stable a-4 a rnia:se?jce? ( had come !
to sa- I :us o o home rith him."
44 1 ou "re to do nothing of the kind."
"What i- it you mean, then, about
ray tavinjr care of the hou.e?'
"Never ou mind. hen I want -ou
to know, 1 hall tell j'ou." Tnen Mrs.
I5a'4rsrt I obbed her head three times in
the diivetion ot Mary Lawrie's back, as
:houh to ask some fjuc-iion whether
the leav.ni the ho-i.-e mi ,.il not be in
referent- u Marv's marnaire. Hut she
ieaied liial it was not made in refer- 1
" l", ' n '"'ui a iiiarrmscai,o. j
hat had her master mwnt when he ;
had -a.'th:.t there was 1,0 one eom.n-
f i-t-- ri 1 1
to interfere iith her, Mrs. Haggett.J
dii'l ask any nue-tson- ju.t at
pr.sent. .ir. i5a-eti, he said. :
"j ou on 1 iii-iiii as 3011 arugoit'gup
to London just to gi'.e hor up U that
"I am going about my own bu-ines,
and I w i.:'t b- inquired into," said Mr.
Vs'h 11 esuifl".
I 11 , , fs, ,(. rmtirr i l li tliit t.k
n ji ou re iromg
r.an ourht to do."
"Von avan impcrtiucntold woman,"
said her master. !
"I flar-' s:t3 1 am. All the same, it's .
my dujv to tell 3ou 1113- mind. You
can't cat me, Mr. Whittlcstali", and it j
wouldn't much matter if 3-011 ctuld. j
When 3'ouvvc sa d that you'll do a
tiiJii'jr. 30U ought not to go lack for any
other man, let him be who it nniy e--m
dally not in ie-ncci ot a female. It's
wea'n.. and noboiiy wouldn't think a
htrav.' of 3-011 lor doing it. It's some
idea of being geneioiia that you ha. o
.ot into votir head. There ain't no i
.ij uu . li.it liJ
real ir'-nero-itv 111 it. 1 sav it am
111:111' v, and that's what a man 01
Ma3 though she was standm; at the
window, pivt.-niling to look out ot it.
knew that during the wind" of ihU e n
"wrssliin Mrs. Uag-iett w:ls makinjr
si"n at her - as thoujrli indicating an
opinion that she was the person in
fai.lt. It was as though Mrs. Haggett
had --a'd that it was for her sake to do
hoineihing to gratify her that Mr.
Whilth-slafi" was about to go to London.
She knew ihat she at a.113 rate was not
to blam - She was struggling for the
snme end as Mrs. Haggett, and did de
servc 1 otter treatment. "You oughn't
10 bother j-o'mg up to I omlon, sir. on
any such errand, and -o 1 tells 3-011 Mr-
iiittle-tafi," Baiil Mrs. Haggett.
"1 have told him the same thing my
Aclf,' saMMar3 Lawrie, turning round.
1:3011 told him :is though you meant
it, he wouldn't go,' said Mrs. Haggett.
That's nil vou know about it." said
Jdr. Wh.ttlestail". Now the fact, is 1
won't stand this kind of thing. If vou
mean t remain here. A'ou mu?L be
lroe with 30111- tongue."
"1 don't mean to remain here,
"Whittle-tar. It's iut that as
coming to. There's Timothy Haggett
iov. 11 lhe:v among tiie hos-e,-, and he
hays 1 am to go with him. So I've
come up here to sny that if he's allowed j
to sleep it oirto-dav, I'll he ready to j
m;iii lu-mi'iiu". 1
.T . II - T Z.. ......
1 icii 30.1 x a. not "... u.
any cnange a .111, uu .i. imm-
Von v.as saying you w:u- going awav
-for tin hone; moon. 1 did suppose."
ina go away if he pleases
the sandwiches, ami Mrs. r.aggett to
despatch the letter. In ten minutes the
letter w:: one, and half an hour after-
-wards .Mr. Whittlestaff had himself
driven to the station.
What is it he means?"' said Mrs.
Ikiggett when the master was gone.
"1 do not know." said Marv, who was
m truth very angr wnu mu um
"He wants lo make you Mrs. Whit-
In whatever he wants I shall obev
him if I onlv knew how."
"It's what ou is bound to do, Miss
Think of what ho has done for
'I require no one to tell me that.
What d:d Mr. Gordon come
disturbing evcrvbod? Xobod
It iiot 1113- doing."
But he's a man as needn't have his
own way. Win should Mr. Gordon
have every thing just as he likes it? 1
never heard tell of Mr. Gordon till he
came' here the other day. 1 don't think
so much of Mr. Gordon niysel:.'" To
this Mary, of course, made no answer.
He's no business disturbing people
when he's not sent for. I can't abide,
to see Mr. Whittiestati put about in this
w:n. 1 have kno.vn him longer than
bis wooden W MlS Tnnnir e:" w" "J11 l!l:it lhL( :vo",3 . ""P"1 Iv-a thouhfate had intended to pun-
A .11 . !. .1 I. t i:i.
if he had two llt-V rnTnr or v,,iir Jr , '. T' -ft0 ,lllt;r - " diamonds , ,5j, him, Uhutl.-5t.ifr. utterly and in-'
ni'iVniii, mine, or 3ourMr. .h.lU bcen m , thrown in bv Mr-, stantlv. Man- had told him that sh.i
w H SXt BS?cUmh,.r,ion. Mary did not ccmWnot promw: not to think of him
here u oni t" fnv I,? filo t ,1nL- 'k that any one would le so bac as who had once loved her. when, lo and
J,?! V,e, V1-:: U Hf to believe such an accusation as that, j behold! the man himself wa, there.,
he'll iil iu" Knt 1 am I ursStim JL? h .: ' . CTVr " . .?!!" .K
without any reason of that kind. Oh milled against Cod which admitted of j "" r l" """ " ".' -"--" "
dear. o!i .lear. that letter is not gone! I ao repentance. He must live through , !lu1 .I'.nwr. bv.whieh he 1 had thought
insist that that letter should go. 1 sup- h to the last. Ht he must live as a " P:jl!,lu .,,,al -'? m,-,ht -vc1 C?t'n
p.sel must see about it imself." Then man who was degraded. He had made ifrom th': "f Pandemonium and
Mhvn he began to move, the women his effort, but his effort would be known bc ea'-ned into the lignt and y of j
mvfid a'so Marv went to look after to nil Abesford. Mr. Monta.n, li!:u I,ur:ull!''. but as he sat with his beef-
him ut least. 1 suppose nobody asked poets with whose nnes he was conver- 1 ; . - ", --' -
null .11 ii.i.-iii - i' - "'' . . . 1 ,. ... .1 li("i-t I!l;I ip Tmlii not 'ni-r lpr to
him." There was an insinuation in this I Mint, lie was one who. m all that hc -," , . ''c ,a . if,1',,
v. 1 a7 , , ., 1 .. 1 !, , I,,. ,-,,ii .mn'.i fit-.-, tti.-. r-t nf w i.nmn . ,l,:lKC him a. wretch, miscniblc for the
which Marv found it hard to bear, but lead, wou.d take tho gst ot it home . . . ... ,
it avis better to lear it than to argue on . to himsel", and ask himself how it was , " "--"'- . , ,
such a ioint with the servant. "And ho , with him iu that matter. His favonte j In f:U,t lt wa? s-p w m5?ul choose
..-.! ti, w ,riiw.ii nut. thf. mn.tfir aluiut Horace had had a fresh love for everv ' to inasi- the saenhee, and thus savo
J-llll lIUUll-J x- . --w .-- -
'He's a man that'll be driven pretty ! full, and ho had still thought to himself
r OUt ot ins nilHU U IXC S UZSaDnuiul- iuau m spin; "i m i ix-:ii xciua'ua
. ' Then there was silence, as .Mary ' 10 . :v nenue nauiw. uierc sun room
was detorniined not to discuss the mat- j for a strong passou.
ter auy further. "If 3011 come to that Then Marie Lawrie had come upon
3011 needn't mam no one unless you him. and the sun seemed to shine uo
nleases.' Man was still silent. "The3 : where but in her eyes aud in the e
make me mam tbei unless
I was that
t way minded. 1 can't abide
such doings," the old woman aga n
went on after a pause, 'I knows what
I knows, and I sees what I sees."
What do 3011 know?" said Mar)-,
driven be)ond hcr powers of silence.
The meaning is that Mr. Whittle
staff is to be disappointed, after he
have received a promise Didn't he
have a promise?" To this Mrs. Hag
gett got no reply, though she waited
For one before she went on with hcr ar
gument. "You knows he had; and a
promise between a lad3' and gentle mau
Dught to be as good as the law of the
lafid. You stand there as dumb as grim
death and won't say a wori&and yet
it all depends upon yon. Why js it" to
go about amony everybody that he's
come home with his pocket full of j
diamond:" its that that phonic say
anil thev 11 say that voinvent back from t
your word just In-caus- of a fen pre-1
clous stones. I wouldn't like to have it !
said of nitanyhon-."
j This was very hard to hear, but Mary j
found herself compelled to bear it. .She ;
i had determined not to be 1c I into an i
argument with Airs, Haggett on the
suo'ect, feeling that even to dicuss licr
conduct would bo impropriety. She J
was strong in her own conduct, ami '
knew how utterly at variance it had
heard 01 Catherine Uailevr
"And I ain't airoinjr to tell von.
a romance at shall be wrapped in-side
111 "'-" u"u .in 1 ;ttt; wu v. v. , Lninr ill! I13U IUJI. LJiVJil tv-;iii;i. iii
1113-own bosom. It was quite a tragedy they would not be allowed to met m
was Catherine J'ailcy; and one as his" houe- They had met. and Mary
would stir 3-0 nr heart up if 3-011 was to li;Ml been ver firm. For a few hours
hear it. Catherine Ba'.W was .'1301111 ' there had existed in his bo-orn the feel
woman. Hut I'm not j;nin to tell 3'ou j jug that even 3et he might 1-e pre
the storv only that she was no more ferred.
lit for Mr. WhiltlestafT than any of
them stupid 3-01111 girls that walks
about the streets jrajnnz in at tht; shop
windows in Alrciford. I !o 3011 the
' justice. Miss Lawrie. V) sa3 a you are
such a female as lie ought to look
, "Thank vou. Mrs. RagiretU"
Hut she led him into Mich troub'".
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"auftii -5 iiii uwai b 7 iisw -t ' u4v-.m
fj lo ,ook :il Hc ig onf. of Uieni ;l5 ..j.
wa..s ,,..,., a w5fc Whv llilln.t Il(. t
on(- beforc? volfI, S;IV iCc.nuse till
vou came in the way he was alw.uya
Thi,.,nj' of CalhcriH Hailev.
Compas he become. -Drat "he
her babies!"' I often said to un-.-elf.
What was Com pas? No more than an
Old Hailev lawver not to be lo iked at
along-side of our Mr. Whittle.talV. Xo
more ain't Mr. John Gordon, to un
thinking. You think of all that. Mi-.-.
Mary, and make up our mind whether
vou 11 bieak his heart after
bieak his heart after giving a
Heart-breaking ain't to him ;
what it is to John Gordon and the likes
:. wniTTi.rTrK takiis his .ior:i:ov.
Mr. Whittle.tafT did at last get into
the tr.iin and have himself carried up
to London. And he ate his .snudwichus
and drank his -herry with an air of
supreme satisfaction--as though he had
carried his point. And so he had. He
had made up Ins mind on a certain
matter: and. with the ob'roet of doing a
' fiTtain piece of work, he hail escape. I
. . 1 . . 4 1 .
iroin nie two uoiiiiii.'iiu uoiut'ii i 1111
household, who had done their best to
intercept him. So far his triumph was
complete. Hut, a he sat silent in the
corner of the carriage, his mind revert
ed to the purpose of his journey, and
he can not be said to ha-o been tri
umphant. All Arlesford would know
it, ami woum sympaiiuze wan .jonn
Gordor. And as it came to be known
1 ,1 .i ? ., tii
that he him-elf ha.t given up the girl'
whom he loved, he could read the ridi- (
cule which would be conveyed by the I
snides of his neighbors. J
To tell the truth of Mr. Whittlestafl".
he wa- a man ery open to such shaft j
of ridicule. The " rulmr tt rr- trilx"
which fortified his heart went only to j
the doing of a good and uncltish action.
and did not extend to pi oviding him ,
with that adamantine shield which vir-1
tue should of itself supply. Ho was as ,
pen-ious to t!u-e stmgs as a man might ,
be who had not the strength to act m
opposition to them. He could screw
ine nenem 01 : nnuier. ami coniu as ne
wasuoingso. te;iore with inward tears
the punishment which the world would
accord to him for the deed. As he sat
there in the corner of l::s carriage, ho
was thinking of the punishment rather
than of the glon. And the punishment
must ccrtainlv come now. It would be
a punishment lasting for the remainder
of his lit, and so bitter in its kimt as to
1 , . I I- I . . .
, 111:1 Ke anv luriiier living a most impo-
; sin c 10 mm. 11 was noi mat ne would
kill himself, lie tlnl not meditate any
such step as that, lie was a man who
oiiMiicreit tn:u dv doing an outrage 10
1 . , 1
1 God's work, an offense would Lo com-!
, -would take care of that.
j The evil done to him would be one
( which would admit of no complaint
! from his own mouth. He would be left
' alone, living with Mrs. Uagctt who, I
. of course, knew all the tacts' The idea
j of Mrs. Haggett going awav with her j
husband was, of course, not to be,
xnougnt 01. lnat was anotner nui-
( the g
1 yond all other sweetness. She had lent
a grace to his days ot which for many
veai-s he had uotbel eved them tobeca"-
I Ciii. i.v: liiin uuk uvi ciL-ii infill IO UBCl-
! mible. He was a man who h.,d thought
much of love, reading about it in all the
! dav: but lie had told himselt that Hof-
i ace knew nothing of love. Of Petrarch
and Laura he had thoiiirht: but even to
l'ciraren uaura nau oeen a suo.ect lor
It. 1 1 a
expression rather than :or nassJon. ,
Prmce Artiiur, m his love for Gu never.
,ient nearer to the mark which he had
fancied for himself. Imogen, in her
love for Posthumus. gave to him a pict
ure of all that love sTiouid be. It was
thus that he had thought of himself in
all his readings and as years had gone
in he had told himself that for him
there was to be uothing better than
reading. Hut vet his mind had been
pression of her face. He had told him-
. sell distinctly that he was in lovo. and
that his life had not gone so far for
ward as to lea e him stranded on the
j dry sand-hills. She was there living
in ins house, subject to his orders, af
fectionate aud docile: but. as far as he
could judge, a perfect woman. And,
as far as he could judge, there was no
other man whom she loved. Then,
with man)- doubtings, he asked, her the
question, and he soon learned the truth
but not the whole truth.
There had been a man, but hc was
one who seemed to have passed 03 and
left his mark, and then to have gone
on altogether out of sight- She "had
e: a small evil in comnarison with :um ----?- uouui m- un.,:is ae-
reat misfortune of his life. ceptance ot her would ma kc tue same
. . . . . ... . . nlnr tfi tlin irirl hrflt lint w int. it
lie liad brouglit tins girl home to his ., ., . , . , .. ... ,
house to bc the-ompaniou of his davs. & rcfs1e l ,to V .l!,c . lcr,?
and she had come to have in his mouth ! A; I,ut lf,thc "lrl. h,oul,i "'f0' ?'
.. umr- ,u ...,. ...,.i 0,..,.,,.. 1 Here to her original promise? N as he
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k . I HIV! Il Mllll MIH" IM U III IliS l III III-
told him that she could not bat think
of John Cordon, but that that ww alL
She would, if he asked it, plight her
troth to him and become his wife, al
though f he must think of John Gordon.
rJ his thinking would last but zor a
while, he told himself, and he at his,
age what rignt hail h- to expect'
aught better than that? She was of'
wh a nature that, when she had given .
herself u p in marriage. hc would ?ur--
y learn to lovo her husband. So he
had accepted her promise, and allowed
himself lor one hour to be a app ,
Then John Gordon hatl come to his
hou falling Uon it like the blast of a j
storm. He had corneal once instan-
hal felt himself compelled to do .-o 113
the cxi"eneies of the moment- It was
impossible that he should jrive cither
one or the other to understand that
Hut gradually that feeling had disap-
peared and the truth had come home to .
huu. She was as much 1:1 love with
John Gordon as could any girl le with j
the man whom she adored. And the '
other rock on which he had depended
w;.s gradually shhercd beueath his feet.
He had fancied at lir.-t that the man
had come back, as do main adventur
ers, without the means 01 making a
woman happy. It uas not for John
Gordon that he was solicitous but for
Mary Lawrie. If John Gordon were a
pauper, or so neurh ?o as to be able
to offer Mary no honm then it would
clearly Ikj hi- dut3 not to allow the
marriage. Iu Mich ca-e the result to
him would be, if not heavenly, sweet
enough at anv rate to satiafv his long
ings. She would come to him. and ;
John Gordon would depart to I-ondon.
and to the world lnwond. and there 1
would be an end of him. Hut, it became ,
.,.., to u. nt,m5 rpner.-illv ilj.it tin; 1
,.m' frtune h?u nnnu'.-n urh n ihi. '
And then there cam" home to him a
finding that were thew so it would be his
dut;- to make up for Mary's sake what
was wanting since he had discovered
of what caliber was the man himself.
It w:ls at Mr. Hall's hous that the
idea had first presented it.-elf to him
with all the lirmuesi of a settled pro
ject. It would he, he hatl said to him--elf.
a great thing for a man to do.
What, after all, is the mcanitig of love,
but that a man should do hi- best to
serve tiie woman he hnes? "Who cares
a straw for him?"" he said to himself, as
though to exempt hunnelf irom any
idea of general chartt3. and to prove
that all tiie pood which he intended to
do wa-- to be done for love alone. Xot
a tra v; whether he shall stiu at home
here, and have all that is sweetc-t in
the world, or be sent out aloue to fum
. ...-. .--- ...... .... ..v -,w mw ..v.. , -.- .
fresh diamonds amidst the dirt and
misery is :is nothing, as far as he is
concerned. I am. at anv rate, more
- .- - ..
to mvself than John Gordon. I do not
believe in doing a kind news of such a
nature as that to such a one. But for
her! And 1 could not hold her to my
bosom, knowing that she would so
much rather be in the arms of another
man." All this ho said to himself; but
he said it in words fully formed, and
with the thoughts on which the words
wcro based clearly established,
wheu he c:ime to t,.e eJU, of j,3 jour.
npr hl. h:ul h,m3l.if (iriVl.n to tho holei,
.-, ordercil hi:i aiuner. and ate it in
M1,ituiJl? iU .npl,orted bv the ecstasy
of ,jis ,ilf.UJr-lt Ii(, kliew th:it lhere
wag before him a sh;ir cruel 1)Un,sh.
mtjnU amI ,n a we.irv 1()n(.,v ifo
( There could be no happiness, no satis
1 faction, in store for him. He was
aware that it must be so; but still for
the present there was a jo to him
in thinking that he would make
her happ3. and in that he was deter
mined to take wiiat immediate delight
it would give him. He asked himelf
jl(nv jon lu:it delight could last: and
he told himself thai when John Go
w toW hhn?0if thai when John Gordon
, ,..,..,, h V. tak hcr b lnu hnn,,
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! There had hung about him a dream.
steak belore linn, and at" his accus
tomed pot:ro with ajiparenth as good
a gusto as any of his noghbors-. tlio
dream departed. He told h ::welf that
unaer no circumstances should the
lream be allowed to become a rco!it3.
'J'he dream had bcen of this wise. With
all the best intentions in his power hc
would offer the girl to John Gordon.
1 to refuse to niarrv her when she should
j '"f1 "lM wa "' r llZn' ." :ia "
to llcV.llIlc ", 'ntr "J."-'01,1 ,3-v.St f
? .1.... 1. 1 V.J.iO M'-. 1. ..
1 ,. , i 1 1 1 1 .t
! ?! hen paradise should bo thus
i lcn1Vd t0 l?m? lh wou!,l (!,.1hS
j -" floin thc utilnnpinc5 in store for
i "'' J"ucn -i::a heen thc nature of his
I dream. As he was catmg his beefsteak
'.ilrvfratfx.-- It,- n.?.ll.t ... t -3 t hnf I-
: '"". i-u..""-
he told lumsilf that
could not be so. anil that the dream
must be llung to the winds. A certain
amount of strength was now demanded
of him. and he thought that iie would
be abie to use it. "So, nr.- dear, not
me; it 111:13 not be thcit you" should be
come 1113- wiie. though all the promises
under Heaven had been given. Though
3011 S33- that 3ou wish' it, it is a he
whi -h 1:1.13' not be ratified. Tin. ugh you
implore it of me, it can not be gran'od.
It is he that is 3-our love, and it :s he
that must have 3-011. I lovo 3-011. too.
Gml in his wisdom knows, but it can
not be so. Go and bc his wife, for mine
3ou shall never become. I have meant
well, but have been untortunate, 2Cow
3oa know the state of 1113 mind, than
which nothing Is more fixed on this
earth." It was thus that he would
speak to hcr, and then he would turn
aw 33: and the term of his misery would
On the next morning he got up and
prepared for his interview with John
Gordon. He walked up and down tbe
sward of the Green Park, thinking to
himself of the language which hc would
use. If he could only tell the man that
he hated him, while he surrendered to
him the g.ri whom he Jovcd so dearly,
it would be well. For in truth there
was nothing of Christian charity in his
heart towards John Gordon.
1T0 BE COXTn-rWXj
11 AJ l T
Wial the Ftetarc Iroii-iea.
P-oftt iistch contribute to tbe New
York Ti'nci of a ncett dale a djerla
tion on the extraordinary jrruwtu ad
prosperity of the country in the lasi
decode, which. ays the Sf and I enthrr
t'jcji&rlrr, mi replete ntb laiercHiag
U not a word in it that wfli ir orai. !
- 4 L a I .- (. . 9 f fc j . AL. -
Tiic lat jujnumw in it ombrcw
all the otnmeni w any ncJ of
making upon i. Th picture ii not
highh over-colored, and tbe conclo on
we draw front it arw that the foturs
.I'4'lr- I' f'
In the ominous prediction-" that are
being mad about tfa etdl effect of the
retvni panic xnd the constant ailuikitts
to the panic of 173. with it$ 3 ears of
sub-Huent depression, no attempt
made to cmpire the general conditwD
of the country at each of th've two
pcnc.'-l-. The hv't decade has added aa
enormom amount of wealth jojmla
tion and development to tlu country.
as a giance at a few .tati,tiC'j will ?how
To go into a compar.on of :mportnnd
CTj-)rls. the increase ol traltic with
foreign countr.tA the immigration and '
i.. benefits to buiiue.- inti-rests. etc.. "
would reijuire a great deal of splice and j
tiresome detail. A few facts rvltting to j
the chief jMJtnU that show the growth j
and prosperity of tho country between ;
1J7J and 1SH will Miftieu. In the tir-t
place, the population has incroascd
from .tV.rfXJ.yiJ in 1-S70 to .lui.'j J
in l-vi. bv lat oibeial cenau-.
is now proablv not leas than ii,
(X.(XH Next" comes tiie magni
tude ot our crop--. The wheat crop
of 1X7.1. which was the largest ever
raised up to that time. wa-. 2U.'A'.ino
buincl-v This year the what crop will
probably reach .5J.0O'M-J bushels.
The corn crop of H7J was y3f, o, o
bushel-'. This vear we 11133 exjR-ct from
1.SjO,00.') to J.'J.Mxj.Cl btihel.
The oat crop of 1S73 w:us -ukm.'
bushels. In I6i it was ..71.ono.
bushels, and in 1 Ml will probabh- le
over f!)ot(,v'.0o,j btisheli. 'J'he new-pa
pers have been crying out that Kngland
thall mjoii bc in lecbipt of a ven- large
importation of gold.
The earnings of the Western road-
hae more than doubled in the lat ten
3'car-. Chicago. Hurlington V tjimey
showed earnings as lollows: 1S7..
Sll.iin.oiM; l.v:'. .rv,,iuo,(j.M. Chi-!
cago. Milwaukee A: St, I'aul 1.S7J, ri.-ooI-.mm;
I.ss.l, :.'.v;oi).M.. ( hicago A:
Xorth western - lo73. .l'-'.7(AlW0; 16-J.
.rJ'.OtKMK.-. L'nion Tacific IS::', .!.
(XM.0.; 1S8;1, .3-JI.0U0.tXM 1'ock Island
I.s7.'. .3G.41D,Oo'J; 1S3. liMM,U,.i.
Of course, these roads have increased
their mileage and their capital stoek.
The total mileage in the Tinted
States w:w, in 1S7."5, 7(),"-r0 mile-.: in
ls-S.5. 1J1,18) miles. With the increase
of railroad mileage comes the extension
of the telegraph.
The growth of thc Western Tniou
Telegraph Compain in tiie past ten
3-ears, a- shown by their published le
porLs. is an evidence of the rapid in
crease of business during that period.
This (.ompairv'had in 1-S7.5, l.Vl,iX) miles
of wire; bvi.-, 4o2.)) miles of wire,
showing an averago annual increase ol
27,000 miles of wire. Their earnings
were in 187:?. $!,.'JU.000; in 1A "rlV.
40o,00,, an increase of over H per
cent. The number of messages sent
were in 187:'., 11. 100. 000: in lc-i:', 11,
OOO.O'X. The number of employes was
in 1.S7-J. 10.S0O; in 1S5, 'Jl.OoO. The
increase in earnings has been in the
face of a reduction of rates from 01
cents in 1873 to3S cents in 18S'. The
consolidated opposition tclcgrajdi coni
)anies claim to have G5.000 miles of
wire and G00 offices. Twent3-five years
ago a da3 message from "New York to
(. hicago of ten words, on the produce
market, cost $'2.'J); to dv a single
message of twent3 words can bo sent
over the same distance for twent)--hve
The Pacific Mail Steamship Compan3
in 187.5 did not absolutely own one iron
steamer. (Jut of iheir earnings in the
past ten )-ears the) lr.ivo paid tor 11)
iron steamships, have a million dollars
in their troasurv.and are now p.ing a
ijuatterly dividend at the rate of live
percent, per annum.
The anthracite coal tra'Ie. was. in
1873, ll,-J-.U00 tons; in 1853, 31,7.0..
000 tons, an increase of over 10,000.000
tons. The production of petroleum
was, in 1S73, lS7.8l.-i, 000 gallons; in
ISNk o0o.y31.CHO gallons.
A few facts relating to the largest
cities K:ist and West will serve as an
indication of the growth and progress
of the whole couatty. In New York '
the perfect system of elevated railroads 1
has grown Irom a "one-legged road 5
on Ninth avenue and
lo four double-track fulh'-equiped I
iiii.-- iuiiuiu till" vuuii; iuuiii vi .'i..ii-
1 i..j rr,t. .' ,
ij.iitu lsiiiuu. 1111; iiuiiiuui ui i;s;t;ii-
gers carneu w:vs, m io.. , jw: in
13. y-J.imOOO. The earnings have
increacp,! fnllnie- In 187 fij lOi).
in ls-33, $6,000,000.
- - WT- -- W- 'V VV--WW -
The telephone and electric light have
leen introduced within tho last ten
woul't not take our wheat at lie high ;, " j '" - - - - aajn; tin walu l U nww, lv
prices at which it was held, but iu the : : " ' V"k -,r '"" . !'-" 'P ! ulrr tw '
past nine weeks we have exported 1-,- HtW:. '-v -.- 5jl",ts Ue :,14ob, - teacher to par to fro a, W jji
U'). ,K bushels against the ame period , J -a-ldw! 1 sjulative Mr D. h., mlnjrlH,a,. -n,,, twxciMK. !,, fcto
l:w.t year, when we exiortel 11.0 -.. lo, iJ-- .J t!""? bM raa a maa UH1 nl j j
buMR-l,. This, in connection with oth. r ' ,mhr l ctmiinaac had dona 1. wbwbtt rrtK,M ftlwl Lt.w WBrh
fact. eatls lo the conclusion that we l -"-' - . . . "-" " ,--' , hn the u-n nre
. . . frri if !.. 4 1. tit.. t.i. li. nrt fiL ...
years, and the gold and stock telegraph " "". ? "".. "U; ' ' -"-I,
..... f e. , 1 . ' I holder of Hob lad Cons, and draw-
Number, of vorv en-rfle bmblinir,
have ben added to the ci3. notably the
ITOdllce Ivcetmnrri. pn;tmrr nvor SM - i
-.-00,000; the Mills Huilding. costing
S2..M000: the Mutual Liie Insurance
Huilding, costing about $2.00-3,000; the
Washington Htillding. costing about
The Hrooklyn Bridge has also been
built, at a cost of $14,600,000. and has
proved as useful iu the transfer of pas
sengers and merchandise between the
two cities as have the Elevated Roads
in city travel. 3-et thc ferry-boats arc
more crowded than before the bridge
was built just
New York City
gers as before
j mv i-Hii.-n-ui,
iu c,,r,, ,... f f
carrv as manv nassen-
the elevated lines were
? Mft -rTtil1 inn
of Chicago has in
creased from 3G4.0J) in lS7:f to '&m.
in 18i. It has bptome the graiu cen-
tcr of tbe xvnrld. am! thc eattle anil hor
market of the countiy. In 1S7.J the
number of cattle received was oTI.O -:
in lS&d it report .1 receipt of l.S'.w '.
ncau. the number oi
hogs taken Into
Chicago in 17J was l,0v,000. in lSc.J,
4,0 0.00. .
ami-roveu rauwav roau-ocus. sicm
rails and equipment of every kind have
maue it poss.ble to br-ng produce from
the far ".Vest to the scaboaid as ehcaolv
as it could be earned a few hundred
miles twenn- years ago. and the same
fact applies" to freight carried West
Kansas City in the southwest and Sl
Paul and Minneapolis in thc northwest
are second Chicagos in their develop
ment, and with much
With this great increase in those
things which go so far toward making
a nation prosperous, we liavc to record
the decrease in the public debt of the
United States from $-2,162,000,000 iu
187S so 1,498.000,000 in 18S:k What
does all this prove but that the country
is prosperocT beyond peradventor.
! Oror-ptod-tctJon. wbetber of tec rail.
Jroo, roCUc dv?b or raaawfaetcr,
iKirvi b n.fe radiy sWrW to-dny
tJtaa te rev ar- A briakjg
Waif Hract r a psak- caa jrf &d?t lb
country a d;nuH in fc. rw:t
' strength an! Tasgait" a rt cmhi
when tbe bttiM of tbe cotry e
t-01 P4 FicaUHr a e
j Wall .trwt ka bal It "Jicinkae.
and it i t-wc to slop r-d'Un nrn
aal hanl Uj w-tk the poai laTS
a a UiL Heal tat may dwells hi
i vaiuc. ami in au prtKu:niT tjm. f
j with th incrocvstf ot woanli win cinx
the desire to inrnt ciotH-r wbv It will
not for jw crat. per aaeaa.
With Govcrameat bond ntta !
vban ihrvc jrr oral. I: i aatitral lo mt?
, pf thai tJ- tinve mu: mjd eamo
whea roal ft4atv uul no knpir net ix
' per c-at. aal r??r.
In ls7l tha Goreramcatof tiit rntlod
States Itad un haaI, of gwkl. ilvcc am!
', "rvnback-. ?77.u.O.UJ legal tcdrr
t I n 1577 tbe3 had $ 133, mV- 5. la
January. 1 i-t, they had ?- 4t ". O I.
Kach yearlhe3 had oblig-iixm out. of
$ iutortsat accrued asd cvrtincxWR" niro
i -entiag a tMrtioa of the raoaov htdtl bv
j th Government relatively.
' Another (oint to be taken iaU ae
! count. In 1 "7i probaU3 ono-half km
" pobhc debt i huld abroad. To-laT
niae-tenti- of it is held hore
It b rnible that -Unrk ntv r
' f--n't'r' hut if m tt wH only bn tbe'siar-
i o! twoiK road which are p&r.-ilItwM ik-
local iMi-jin-Vv-. lriag onh a few of tint
' trunk lines thi- side iW lakes.
1 Tlte abo e fa.-ti w ill innblo tbo pub
lic Ut itraw iL own coiicla-ioa at to
whether tins future piomfcs dttvator or
Not Kiactly Id-Hock.
In California, in the day- of the Com-
stock excitement, when all kindtof wild-,
cats were U,ing lhatel on the market '
and rapidh bought by an tudi--nuiaat-j
ing public, a Mr. Ha; i- bought a claim.
a conipaii mi1 mhI some 01 the to.-K.,
To a er- popular friend of hi- he sold
a large block of ten thousand vharo at
one dollar p-r share.
l'or some tune the mine amounted to
nothing, and after a few twenty-live
cent ( asses-incut-, had wn IevioI. tJiu
stock would ically not have been cheap
as a giit.
l'or this reason Mr. Davis ami the
friend to whom he sold the ten thousand
sharo a a gM.Kl thing wore not on
speaking tonn-. One da)", however, the
friend, to his utter and complete aston
ishmcut, receiied a note, asking hi.n to
call at once at thc residen. e of Mr.
Davis. He went, and found Mr. Diivi
in Ix'd. The table was covered with I
medicine littles, and Mr. Davis looked
as if his head had been repo-hig iu a
sack of Hour.
.lim."' said DavK in a loarse and
feeble voice, "1 did you a dirt)- trick a
few months ago in solliugyou them 'ere
Hob Tail-, for I knowed 3-011 couldn't
afford the monev. and. Heaven knows,
they've not brought mo no luck-"
Well." said .lim. "what has Im-cii
done, can not be undone now."' at the
fame time gaingconipa-siouatoh'upon
the sickh form of the pro-trate Davi.
"No, no," urged I)avi. I done you
a wrong. The doctor -.-n" 1 haven't
mair) hours to live, and before I die 1
want to undo as far as I can the iirun
I done 3011; where are them shares?"
Got Vm down at mv office."' was
" You bring 'em up here as soon a
3ou can," said Davis, "and I will
give vou the monev that vou paid fot
Muttering expressions of grief.
with eyes rapidh becoming moi-t with
tears, Jim rushed off to the office and
brought up " them 'ere shares." The
shares were handed to Davis, who,
with an eprviion as if it were his last
! earthly tran-action. handed his friend
ten thouan 1 dollar in currency.
' I never thought 3011 meant to do
me wrong.' said .lim. speaking as i!
he was about to choke. " and I do
hope 3ou wiil soon be better, old man.''
dim then retired with his hand- full ot
greenbacks and his eves full of tears.
No sooner had he left thc room than
Davis, suddenly recovering, jumped
out of bed and did a war dance on the
door. Wiping thcjlour from his faee,
and taking the rag off his throat, he
remarked to a confidant- Well, I
guess I had him that time3"
" I guess 3ou did," replied thc con
fidant. The following morning thc new was
blazoned fortlifin all directions that ihe
"Bob Tail Con.' had struck the 1
j ..11 r
greatest bod v of
ore ever seen on the '
Pacific coat. and the shares bounded
, c ..11.
! nP from s?; cento .the lana.-
i ?fnien-. nnpaiii. 10 seven uonar.
last time .Mr. Uavis was seen, he was
living at the Hoffman House in New
York, feasting on the fat ot ihe land.
ti ... . .1 .1... 1 . :.t. ti.... 1
! in? a.princely revenue in
thc form of
monthly dividends from the property.
Hut once again Davis and hi' friend
arc not ou speaking terms, Finuuaal
A Ccenr d'Alcne Toirn
A more unattractive place than Mur-,
nn 1 have seldom ccn. The tre-s i
Iiave bcen cleared aw-33-, leaving a bare
gulch into which thc sun pours for six- ,
teen hours a dav with a fervor which J
seems to bc designed bv nature to make
P for the coolness of tbe .J u.y nighty
wnen tires are neeuen. .-mmp-. anu 1
1 hair-nnarren 10 eneumoer ine sireeLS.
---- . , , .
I r.nil serve as scats Jor toe mnaonant-.
! Chairs can only be found in thc princi-
gambling establishments. Ererx
second building is a drinking-sahxin.
0 I Newspapers sefi
1 ty-Iive cents)
hill into the town.
vroccssion of txirhaps three hundred
men. marching after a long board box.
r was thc tuneral ot a printer who had
been shot by his employer, the editor of
-. -.- . -- -
tbe local journal. i.r ilcmanding ht
P-)v. The propnety of Irnchin-r tbe
. -. a.v -.tw. .v 4..M-.
editor was discussed after the funcraL
but as the Judge of the District was ex-
1 pociea nei; aay to uoia court, it was
decided to let the law take its course.
t The town was full of men out of cm-
4 olovment and out of monev. wm hung
about the saloon- and cursed the camp
iu :ui stwus vi pruuia-Ly Known 10 mi
ners vocabulary. Ivevertheless,
was being shipped out everv
Wells, Fargo c Co's Express, and new
aiscovenes were constantly reportett.
All the facts pointed to a rich aurifer
ous region- The men who were mak
ing monev kept quiet, worked earlv and
late on their claims, and let the talking
of the town be done by those who had
neither the means to opea claim, nor to
live on while holding them. E, V.
SthuHcm, in thc Ccntorg.
1 !t 1 I - "t ft
Oar Yonns Headers-
rr syrikUKL- choice
m a4 ' ttk w. 1 r?-
XtM Jm 1 far l rvi .
' mmi fmm 4 jmnn 1 mt
A tkti$ Wi- W fcf mm,
A W4 4' it t
A tr me Ur o Ms,
U Vkmm mm tt .m U
N'njr. mf ti,Jwii WtV $.
ww Uk- irtfc rmm i ,
. nihil m tai m so
15 A JIWUU CJKK)I-
la Isdia ei:inm ro to ehmot at
1 a'ckck ta t manual. mmmtr ad
I iR-iator Tbvnr 1 i "kly SWat
day. aor ars tjr r-jlr Wtmm i4
vufntin. lt '.Wm ar-r WobtLsr mt
' from ox dir U$ a Jtrttbt ai a Usmm
' Uttrts lb tvvlr MKiaSki of tb Tar.
' Kf-iiig m tW days t f-ciool
( loop p'tt all the uim
h-arh mtIkxm. or palaXa (kia
rtxtm" ) ba. oohr wm rr-oo tor Mm utx
or fortr tMplV oot iafcor,
calbnl tbe artKHokaowT t rntftw
totur" l the hKukMr t Um b4i ik L.
bat tuo -bid puotb." or bwt t
firats Act a his b4p TW c of U
Not may gl, p to koal i loOU. j
ad tbir Aool ar nrto from j
tboe of tb byv Sowtruato, wb 1
ther I. plv i eho4 in ikn viIIam. ! ?
or nhtva Um frawvla cbiii is Uivuutl.
iWn utnv b
I !,, ,,. M -7l '
witk tbw but-. I hv vti
Uwr1" iHipil-. ia bri oroootn.
. - . . -urw .r. " i
Thorv n o &, bckm or tnloi
la tbe school-rcm Tbs br -4t st
loud i .rnall mn, ( nbuol 111 J
bv lur. uhwh are praal on Um
of writing ami eihrUi
Tbe orrsOa Ugi eepi
bv ku iuv-atn to tbe Me
ing. th. j-Mjd.i nownti, km1 lk rv-
rital of tiie inuhipb.rtta tabi wp U I
I lJC - "r RBd ihe hrt jiiot pupil 1
j (oOWtHi iu tbo ivrrcvi of tbe mull, j
plication talde. Tbott falloH Um ie- J
nw id the day. wWh h arw in reo-llng.
w mieg and anthemetie Tb 1oj ar j
s'-nltnl m the order of Uieir vnkntr an '
5-lKlars. Kverr f-cuior boy if mn( to !
take the recitation of hi lmmrdinL: I
juiiKir in pnenc ami iittuer ihe gunl-
ancc of the tutor ami of the hand imi-
pih; the very begianer nueh a arw
leanimg their alpliaix-i or !trt 1 poll
ings, being given to lb charg of the
latter. So there are three recital Wu
going ou at the same tinto la tb ottr
j room. The teacher hinttelf examines
t the senior 1k , ami h iiImj puts rpio-
tions to every onu bv turtis In n
similar manner tb Ik) . umlor tbe
I oyns of the teacher, pnipare owe anotb
j cr on the leon of tbe next day.
J Th" Mibjiwts of stu.lv arj pnw, tn-
etrv (luehidii'g ui)tboligic-al mim! olar
j fables), history, a litth grnmtnar. very
I little geographv. and moral maxima.
ealetilalioti, p.nmaii4itp and letter
writing, ami book-keeping.
There is no dully ciwwjgu of phtnw
among the lnyA-. but their Matt ar
fixed by the teacher the Unit day of i.v
cn mouth, according to their mjpoeuvw
Tho chool houri aro from ix Ut ten
in the morning, and from three to live
in the afternoon. In the hot climate of
India very fuw eople work during mid
day, or even go out of tnolr Ironies
The afternoon mmhu i given lnraroh
to writing and arithmetic.
I or writing, paper h used by the ad
vaneod scholar., and dn-l palm luv
13 th" junior one-.. The palm leave
can be w.isbod clean, and tuieil over
and over again. WihkJcii loardi. made
in tho form of jdatc, and halk nre
uelior arithmetical work. Th ttch
cr has a big slxti-bkc lnnl against the
wall at his end of tho room, which ho
use when he wants to slww anything
to all tho boys, or a largo numU-r of
them. Hut, a a rule, h instructs eneh
I pupil on his own slato or lKKks. und al
ue nuvr s on 11 num. jiimirj earn
the alphabet by going over big letters
tracel witli chalk on the floor Uy one of
the junior boys.
Tho afternoon clojr, a the morning
began, with a parting prayer lo tbeMn-.c
baiaswati. ami afresh repetition of the
Deep and sincere reverence for tbo
teacher is regarded, and is instilled bv
me parenw as xvc.i a- in wio cour o:
the lemons, as the primary proper feol
ing in thc life of the scholar, the root
of all devotion to learning, ami a verj
ecnt al clement of sncavi, Kwli jhi
pil aj- he conic into school bows ilown
j at thc foot of the teacher, .faying "Mas
ter, grant me Knowjodgc,' anl take
hs scat after having received the tuto
rial blowing with the words: "ixt shall
Thc bov that cornea earliest to boo!
has 0 dot marked against hi name for
mat uar on me roii-oooc. aau each
order of his arrival, Thm the loy that
comes around earliest is marked I ; thc
next one. 2 ; and so on. If two or more
cmc together, they all get thc rao
mark. H hen the school la closod for
the day, the teacher cIIs out th nms
of tbe pupLs. ami arranges them 3n the
order that thev came in tho itorning.
the earliest comer )eing placed nearest
j im, ,ioor
j. .- iorin-w im get a tap
of approval from the cart of tho
- .....1.. 1 :- . 1
iisunv;, aim i uj?iutr.vci urs
shown the door. The teacher then
strikes the palm of each of tbe rt with
! gentle raps w the aombcr 1 1 )m mark
; that day in the roll-book, ami dirai&-
one by one In succession- Although
the rans are not hard. I v anv nvao".
t n- , f ;, .in n .i ,r.
lT -- W Vkl tAVfc "K Ml -ft Mil M k Wmmm-
J haTC jn atraT on th- tn?ot.
where tbev mav by nahin"- hither and
thither after -om fun. This dLcitdine
LJ- n-oant m enfon-e earlv attendance.
and Is fonad to be i.uite efleetive-
will find bov before six o'clock in tho
mo-ning amming against the unopened
school door. eaer to rah in. like an
imiatient crowd at the gate of a theater
when there is going to be a grand play,
When a bov does not want to come
to school, and bis mother scad word to
he eOcct to the gooroomohasnoy, four
strong and clever ioy5 are dm patched
to chase him out of any hiding-place be
might be in. and bring him to scacol oa
their shoulders. just as if be were a
corpse or a piece of board. Ibis tank
gives ereat lun to tbe captor. as the
Tour boys are called, asd tbe screams of
the truant when he ha been caogbt
aal carried to school put ooe in Bind ;
of a pig telag taken to tbe market- Tbe
n I vnt rs tli. Kt.i? V.- m,ttx yrtf mn? ti It'.ijttt iravcbir. af Uvrj eeatssl
i3 tillill. Jl 1I. kAmJll 1IU RLallU. Lt"C & mww w "-' -- " - t -- v , p -r-P
I s-ar U -Vk lhi? ?r?J. VT
"Wmet O i&&rt ypr ffl U
puV-st iu4 l& 4rt& C
It W .il Aa lie Rly Wjj &i me
J taw1 h grHa5ifcjr gr i
tl brtt tf tr sw --ws: imi
a4 fcrcrr4 bnui rs ie tewt
UHir M4&- 9mrf to psrifc
iiw wtttg: tr wttwr i-. -
It t aot cKArv U& br
Wtw tr4 4kM IWr t K aA
j Urn. Corv rbr l IlB-v
( A OMMIirV 10A.tMIJ WS4 lTt
bi froiitiirnf xor Nk Mot C VuaSJ.
A t ttwit Jw4 in It wotr A?t 1?
' a nch xmI r i'm not Ia? lM-!
' tsm ofMTo lioolStlHlnr !! t'WTR
! tec f Nc Yott. to !& U toed.
Ubnr. wtoaK-wwl a Ht la Al
Wmt T Shi hvi a1.1 JT MS
ttfll Wv. IwU ceui tvm oo" "I'jmii
h fciu I m &.. i t , Mnh
Kicwest bt tin? Jiw Sroutor W.
o, mi M AqiM t. A
M.Xor. lono Uw4, caoai bt
-1 ", A umr
m fc Yootli Lat tbr t ttwtk
6w boh !ftK baf rton
fma bumbW ft bj if.at 4 iiwtsrv
"""T "-"f5? "" "T"
horrro WaoiU of -Uo
- - akM V a. - . - - - - -
. . ... .,.
jfKcud ttpoft. Um i-od uf rk ro iai
WUMr i-tw H oi it 4ofM4 to
j buw yun b it - .Vmo ff wtC
lb HtWkW'vw... bikMU at ti ilm'H
rarroM an 4n . e.nMtwmMi Mi
WiUu u iu mJ tW rtMiUu 4 umtjKm
tnl evpofteoc an wrtt u. tW 4akW
vxatsvf of tki iiNponl nnt. Miv
bU. wa ikv-vt v4 U to fUt ltvfM
e-t (onumrwi with Htm mtUi I;mmt
tmkgm ot IJMrboJi farmer. t MrfciHt
Um airoM u a w?ikienib'e t-4i(0l
in li trr mlvi.-ifcfi t eWft
all lb inralte k l uL
Aftr tb !4k.M i. aIw k. mit
U pnrMMi ka kad bu Utb, aal lb
fnif-r Jrvi bad tl4r wimto MrtL
tb ipamw 'a kJiarn b.- t bt 4tiMitfld.
nmi tki W ih hunui nJkn'nM. lrM
n lni-rw farm. U If Mas (a(iatHilwl
thai um tbcwnnlid par7t b4 ItMMMl
tbo wbt crop, !be to B.tmmmm U.
"Ura qnartr, airllam nmi H
perk" durg the 4 wk la v-kr)t
Ibey lrrie.1 wH lb jrni in th ilU
the bH'k, the 4cU, mmt nkilo til?
ibmokittg w-a jrM "fbfc 'pmintoiy
Is tiNjunl i forty h4 bibl atad mm
IecV, Ad tb 4t) A tOrltMb
tbe seritXM Um of WftW
Hkk-h i aiftfi Uiim1 by Um
lunli and an ari0uty tknt oe laafhv
pirrow Ait m a nc-Miy-M-M iat
held, and taken at Jutxrd for eianmNKa
lhit. ivm fwoml U bnv brir-tw grata
of w httal ttt Ua eri. Avl tbl tntn
tire pe4 we bve boeH liMitd M WiJte
to our h-riA and hum aa U wtm. n
a frend ami an ally In amr nc ajcntfti
meeb, Natttrall)' tbo fmrrtr 1m a
grahi-eaUttff btnt It ha a bard. brt
bill, well ftjftptod for towrinax fi U
gbim-M of Weal ami oi tin UMiKb
huk.H tf corn, which h rb U HU
iu renruh of the nfl grain tkotter Ut.m.
It U tru that the jiirr.w Wd Ut
3oung witlt Hfi )ru. biclullMe
MiHKib-bHltiMl ontrp4ler, ttmK, wtol
thr Ktnall plant hot. bu tni k oti'j a.
part of tho fcrod, fr xer oornc nwwt
ling bare been fuid Ut bare Um r-p
jwirlJ.v IH1hI xviik liumniun wbeni in lu
nitl doughy tiie and with f nfiert! f
vegetable! nnl frmt.. 'al a -min m(
rie whimt Ua bun fotiod iu the arp
f a parrow bt Hn dnr W time
earh- d ihy l-o;! ibrir jfrm4teoriw
pp.jwjJtw, No ons laael nox'lom
Ui th farmer ban b.rm foa4 kit tbo
crop of LhotcMindi of pmnvB. nxeift
tug in a few t ai a oft ztvnn er
liUar -'much tk lb grtn oabbpf
All thi U direct rvitbt. Hro wilit
very mm h ioro of the ?tne kind. Ut rv
pajwr nieeiiUv rewl at a fnnnsrA' mos
ing at Norweh. in Kulatwl. In tb
eoure of tbe ilw-uwwon wkeh folfwI
not a vol' e ww rtUful in tntH(aie f
Ujo gen-rnl houlity to tb wrwtiAoil
jcaI. who Mr , s Kl. a metMtrr
of 1'arl.ament and alertdj; air'ol-
iwt. who ha. travel.il xvnn(4mly Ui
America, gave n trtrlking MOturu of Un
way the biril behavin la bin Ujlrnl
liorae ow thi Mile of thc ocean Mr.
Kowl jaid he hatl icon in a Btaek yard
in New YWt. .--tato inonmiM tlafcj
of j.parr-'iw.i whieh polUTlT darkHjl
tho air when they roe Tber wrw
ten of thousand ef jiparrw In th
suvk yanb-. devvurtag all Ukt grnfn
th3 cwibl roaoli. My the ay rrt,"?a
of multiplication th fttuonat of 4amagn
to th farmer rttuM fco bwn tiK
the liguro aljve given 1 to M bun
drcd of buhol of grain. Ht U.e
minor robberies, the nak ihkrrmg f
thi? pent are by no meani nsil. firr It
elijfht in robbing th ckwJ:a vrf
th-lr food, and we baTe wa a f"W
1 tbiT--W cJwckiin brutally zmttttaroi lr?
a blw of tbo hard beak of a jsrrrw?
wiiK-h wx drir.ng a briei frcrn MAt
looA at tbe front of a rof. te piut rt
th fltljr:n protu ot th burt.
isurely tbcre w gnwl won tor frMM:i
to join in a drmaad ujeja iJHrr Logil
turA that tbe jiparrowio. a.t a cufeaxe
tbat b uUily in tolorabJ . 11
It k g3rally nierui that the
hair and ni "srrow tater in ho-
wcalhcr tban in troW. b4 firw p-robabl
' ar awar tbat any lnperxlHTS t tbe
weauHrr ca tropcr-. sa a tramnms
U the grwtii Ooael I-r;rraUfcr.
ik ir linmc nxreaitalf haL .' th-si
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It was 3jpo?b!c to travel la tbe dav-
. tinws- Tb? bar and- Leard ot all liit
; party grew with ajitooxihiag rapkfitr.
. aw, tra3gei 01 au. cj voaLhluI
j ( sm. wboo lacc wrro pcritwlh
smooth, all at once detvlorxjd tnk
rospxtabla beard. rupdnr Se&nei
j A corrwpotidcflt at Latcerae. Swit
erland. avn Unrrc is Hub te do ibrt
. aside from tbe excrc$ o tb !ak
after the Hon and the rHHiH oU cH3V
but one coalu pca4 a welc jm&1mmC'
rag across tbe iratr. Of mmi' Hw
J h a variety sc a otc rarely J
every night a half dozen sew eoaceita
' All tbe strolline niagers. ad waaAe&n
, players, and akfer tHavers. aal tvmimt
players of all cotuKrfcM bcm to lode U
I Lucerae in tbe siMuner. e4 k m tbt
eutota to perform at tbe
botch dMri 4fer." 1. WtV
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