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THE RED CT.OUD CHIEF'
Or, JUST A CAMPIN'.
BY C. C. P08T.
ciiusiif.ii nv l'r.nMifimo.v or J. E. Downet
& CO., I'UISLl.Slll.lO-, CHICAOO.
The work of cutting through the hill
..ilo the neighboring gorge wan begun
at once. A large number of workmen
were employed, and everybody who j
was directly interested turned out and
T4,rkeu- with a will, rain or shine. A
r i , . . ., . , , ,
II.IH1..1 was driven mto the ! of Ui ;
hill, and whole kegs of powder ex-
ploded therein, rending the earth and
niding greatly in the work of excava
tion, and at la.st the work was so far
completed that a portion of the water
and Hunting debris was turned a.-ide
into the new channel.
J he rains, too. had now ceased, ami
b. . ,1. 1. .:.!...! ,l... . ... r .1 I
mr ,...- .u.-, ,,-..,.. ,. n,,oi ui.:
amage done could be positively de-
Jn plaees banks of sand and gravel
many feet deep extembd across held, ,
regarded by heir owners as the mo-t ,
yards and orchards, the vines and tn-e-Hru
u ks being thickly coated with the
line day which the water had held in
Onlhew.ole the damagevas less .
(ban many had feared, and with the ev
pectation of preventing any further in
jury by the erection of the dam. hop
revived iu the breasts of all. and they
.egan repairing as fast as possible the
u jury already done, and the eultna-'
a! I t-li r -1
ion oi their vme3'aids and held for the
a inou-aim :oiiars or more, in pro
pef.tive, lull not seriously alVecting th- '
immediate income of the familv oceu- ,
pvmg me wmie collage uuiP-rtue luull. .
an.un.l who-e open porch -till dam-
bereil ro-e bu-l,es heavy vv i ,,-ir .
pymg the white cottage under the blull
weight of cllow, ami led, and criin-oii
As soon as po-sible after .lohnnv had
ticcn brought home trom the shanty iu
lhe hills where he lav so mauv week-.
.Jenni-and Lucy had returned to school
in Mm I ranci-c.i. .Mrs. Parsons being now
more than e.er determined that tliev
should no! tail to obtain an cduca'ou.
If we leave them nothing el-e,
Iohn, let il- at least give them an cdu-
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at on, sue nail -am to ncr nu-oami.
If viwtyki Sccurl. ah i:iu-iU lUscrrrriJW1-"11 was -'rokcn :tl Era-tit--' desertion , Lucy had dropped it; and .Jennie, anv Ionian pureiv because of His boundless
v . -. n i. f of her for Julia Enni-: but when .she ions not to reach home in such a ,,;lv f0-n,.ui
DriYPn rVfllfl SPH 10 SPIV hafl rdvl !" y o..U SI..J did notjfro,,;n;i!.-nce : touttract the notice ' l J-Aud'ih"li CM M. it . no: ceo tb.t
Ml 1 Vl 1 1 XJllL UVixL 11 vJLU. worry greatly about, it. but began pict- ' of their mother, nl.-o chimed in, tnus J the man sbouM i: uiutie; I will utuku htaiaa
!ir,:i' to herself the life she would lead ' giving her sister time to nillv a:ain; j &-W meet fur UJni."
viiiuiuiie in uii-ir po-se-sion. inoineri ..c.iv i ,... r,,, ,r;.l(r , ...n i, i """"".i w'""" ' bu mi ,"""1" """ lJ,m ! crrawii mr nr.iacii. rue is pnucuiiv i up me jou n u hhj an -minuet .uu :
places the channel of ll-Httl Mr.n I , (almost al way) awaiting his coining, the Ian cent he had. Incle Hill ( Urn-
had been entirely choked up. and a new hii ' to" the "blu-he w-lneli ' a-' '''' t',,,rc.a'n't " '':iv,in vr n" , I'erhajis she i painting -creens for him: ste.l was around excavating for the j
-one cut by the walen through pasture-. ; ., "n(.(i .r ,.i,i,.rs f.iru und neck she Hell; an' no right and no wrong that r making hay for him. or turning foundation of hi mammoth new ele-
and grain lands and iu yet others ' r",(,.,'i on 'With airthe' sneed which her we're just put here like the wild bea-is ', xxiilR maul for h"im; or -hunting that she pliant, and for that reason had ju-t had
where little of the coar-.er 'debris had j ' , , , ' ,,..' .i.1 ..iiwM vou to light fer what we rd, and that them , w:iIIls to vote fur him! she i-, erving, all h s picks newiv pointed. John re-,
been depoMtrd, the long standing of t J! ".",,. "., , ir vtV fellers. iike Kachael. "and will not be com- placed his cold-ehi.'cl with one of the-e.
1he water had greatly injured vine- ',..... "."i.. ' i i. ........ !i:'i..-, .. .i ' "Jf a man or a child i- hungry and . forlcd" till she has him. and when about liiiohing up broke it ,
in- i .u.-oii- i .men nan r-uucicn vviiu ., i.,..,. Vou wullld be eiMra',ed to l"1-',n " I'eiieous to in; in- luiiuiini nig waiK oeniuii me oar-, never ipuei, i uiieii vviiu nans aim .-piive- .ui ' i i
the rest, but not more than many j jj too Vou krmw you wmTM-if it d to sjak for Him as is alway- cud- j never sati-lied? All thing- have their ! wplit to pieces. Sick of the pile the ca - j
other-. A hundred grape vines stand- ..J, ,jiaj , ),as',rUt nothinr to ro to dlin' to the rich, a knowiu', too. that ( own element, and are happy there, and j penter tmaliy agreed to turniah the j
ing upon ground near the creek were ,.je;;,.,.,m, Wll7 i-o there "low, ,m m:,M C':U1 "ol :l "'"" of dollars ; there only. " i whole bu-ine-s for $7. .John linally j
killed or badly injured. Several banks j,. ,.", w7w all about us --irls ami ' w'ithout gettin' .-ome that bt long-to; Did you ever know a widow who was ! agreed to hi.s terms and then hired a;
f gravel, mingled with larger stones ''' j.OIIf,s rii Vou are "'oil!.-' to other folks. not more willin' than Harkis to marry man to cut up the wood for "?. When
extended acio.ss soim; of the mos" fer- ,',,.,. inirKnnic if viiii'w'inriii witli "Wall. Annelsev's rich, an' Lucy U again? Did you ever -e a widower it was all neatly cut, and his respect c I !
i i i . i . . i - . . "I I'm .iuii. i I. mns n vou tv.itii iu uu ... . r , . ., , ! .... . e ... , . 1
tile lieM- lhe total iiniirv amoiintmr to i ..... .. " be Ins wife an die-s :n silk- and satin, who did not wine one eve carefiiilv ' wife filled the -love with it a lew time-. I
;iui in- ii. ui iu. me uu iiiiji-riiwii.i, iiioiiii
the house seemed doubly lonely with-."'out
...in (). on
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10 ueip .vir-. 1 ar-ons vv 1111 me ii-.ucr
Avork thev seemed the assi-tanc- of a
.. . .
tiling girl who-e parents Iiad moved
into lhe neii'hiioihooit mil the vear nc-
t t ..I 1
JII()F till 141 ii i'WI-.j.ri ti t ia f
fore, and who. having but little'to begin
ui, were not unwilling mat tneir uaugn
ler shoiihl tind a home where she would
be k'udlv treated and paid for washing
lhe dishe- and such tit her chores as her
.a re and experience titled her for.
A- thev had mi-sed a portion of one
term the g.r'.s did not go home for the
short spring vacation, but
short spring vaeation. Hut remained in
thecitv and studied. , 1, order to keep
up with their elassvs; and when they
, . - 1
at school a year longer, w lien 1 ne weie
to be married and lie would take l;er to
.New York to reside.
, . .
I In.? .. ,i.it lnille Mii.iviieeiei I li-
lhe family. They knew that Mr. An
nelsey had followed the young ladies to
San Francisco, and that he had been a
frequent caller upon them while there.
Jennie had even intimated iu one of her
letters to her mother that she thought
Lucy and lie would bo married some
"in ....- . .......... ............ ... ...
u-v- . ,. . ,
one s.un iu.-- 01 i.uniKi " "--
-allUO-t as IrClIlient a VlSUOr as AYIhOI-
'V t ,.!-. , .r , . I....I m. i -t
in fact tlr two young men had made
,, t,eiv i;.rl,t dmerences :.nd fremient-
ly called upon the girls in company, or
" mmt : : .
together arranged with them tor attend
Jennie, however, was not formally
engaged to Mr. Ensign.
He had his own way to make in the
world, ami had pas.-ed the age when
men are apt to act hastily in such af
fairs. He meant Jennie to understand
that he preferred her to all others, yet
lie did not think it well to bind her 'in
formal engagement until he had
tin rc.urn .1. nii.isuiniuer ...cv .vase,- no. , nines, ,,,, , suui.e m .- fof j.j,,,,,, k ,,,,, ,,e 5,l the iinine-g-..gcd
to be married to James Annel- j come enamored of some new admirer. , (H:it(. ,,,.5 rhborlllKMl f lh,.ir own hoMU
. . ,. . . , , 1 ' forfc,'rtalMl.;' "h h:u altt:,-VS frhoW" a ! if, indeed, he did not marrv one of t.ie
-J he wedding was not to take jdace preleience for Krx-tus over the other . .in tvm;iin :l,wjiv wi-h (,um
for at least a .war yet she told her young men ot the neighborhood. , Th(v n.sulUv t.onci;!od hU ri!rhl to
mother m announcing the cngagi'iucnt. Still the thought clung to Lucy that ,ro however and as there was" now
31 1 Aiinelsey had desired an iintne- SIU.h ,,,5 ,t. the case, and that in- fiu'lo prospcct that thev wouldsoon be
diate union, but to this she had inter- ste.,d of feeling bad became of her own .llllt. to ,V ,hn :l j,.,. t!u.v ,litl ot
po-e.l a decided negative, and he luu.at engagement to another, his silence was womlor that hl. ui.sheil to leave them
last consented that she should remain caused bv pain at being reminded of his ..,,.1 ,.1F., .. i,... ,,f .w mm
ing upon places of amusement: and it n ..i...... .kjo niMirhlmr bow mir thev I t. i .i . i 1 1
n .i i i,i i,.., ; ,UI ,UH,,U mis ntignoor, now near uu. rinallv it was agreed that he should
Jennie had chosen sl e could h" J.,were to tlmoir wn home; how their tako H ;lllr of throyear-old colt- and
formed her mother of he probabilili ranch lookoiK aml how 5l had bt.en in. , w tocher with pro
of another marriage, almost as certain . i,v ,,.. w-Lshinc-s from the mines - i w,-ou" " .".,, , trU
t. ,. , ',, , t i ...... ., i iJurotl " me w.is.nngs irom int. mines, visions and money suthcient to last him
of taking place as that of 1-uev to .ir. , ii.,r ,.,,,. enme to t sml.len ston ,-i i i i i : i .
--i - iiere sue tame 10 a suiuitn siop. until he co.ild ixach his destmaton.
wrniai engagement until he had some- . xU)US of tho hv,lrauiic mining compa
ring more ahead upon which tHey ,lios at Gr;lvel hjh.
Times for laboring men, and especial
ly for skilled mechanics like Enign.
were good just then, but the standard
of living for alt classes was also high,
and the art of saving large fortunes out
of salaries of thirty or forty dollars a
week in private life is even vet not well
mituTMoou ccoiu nv :i low r:inroiui ot-
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nciai- ami presidents of savinr MnU
.- t -
-ur. Atmclsey, infatuated with Lucv.
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and havin"- no neei.-s'tv fnr .t.d.n- ....
-account of pecuniary matters, had pro-
po.-ed the moment he found bieonr.ir.i
neisey, accepted him. liut when he
. . .. .. .
urged :n immediate marriage, her j
heart fiiileu her, and she begged for
time, giving as her reason a "desire to ,
Teiuaiu at school another vear, and so
tit herself the better to till the position
which she should occupy as the wife of
one who had the entrance of polite so
ciety in the first city of the country.
In this Lucy was partially sincere.
She did not greatly love the man. to
whom i-lie had engaged herself. As an
escort to places of amusement, or a
companion upon days of merry-mak-Q,
she would perhaps nave chosen
sutncient lor the ordeal: and she. al- ""-. " "- "y au ei i- tho .,art.uls: ,. niwav- a hope that the would u-or tor tacui cany and late,; -"
though knowing in her heart that she J'rately chosen to desert them m '- ' i,ome m?Hit be s-wed' ami the though: j a"1 W-- ltlt' oportunitv. Are thev too ; A contributor to CWi-. 5avsR1.11
loved Krastus beUer. vet thinking he honr of their gieatest Ios- and "-"' th-t oveif if worst cmie to worst Tho ' timid? c w.ll meet them more'than -" there re cut out of black paper two '
cared nothing for her. and that herpar- gone over to their enemies in order to f.u'",jiv could be kept toe her had en- naif wav. Are thev too old? it is never similar figure-, two cros-es for eam 1
wits desired her union with Mr. An- ?ye herself from j-hanng in the hard- j V- ,-,, .,, llln.i .... 1- .."". , n' u.,.rf i too late to mend. Hut thev are .-tonv- . I'e. aad placed, their extremtie- al-'
"V. ttk ..-...,..-......,. . ..i- w.tl,.t.i.,l, i
I Vflijiuiliit:inc and "was not verv
K f - J . . .. . ? .
yth.it she had promised to be his
k She cried a little when she wa- l
wu alone after having done -o. and ,
t'Jeii tohl hen-eif that .s'.e was doing it .
l save her father and the n.st o! the ,
kihiiulv from povrtv. an 1 because her
when she was the wife of one who
could supplv c.verv want, without hav-
iny to ston to consider whether .-ome-
tliiiir .Ue would not do :ls well, and be '
than ever, hoping therein to accom-
Ami so it had been agreed between
them that Annel-ey should go at once
l, -V"' '"- here hi j.re-ence was
le-,ircd bv his !areiit.s, and tliat Lucy
fclloH,tl n.-iailI .r.,lfol anotl1(.r vear.
w. ). W!ls t n-iiirn. ami their mar-
riage be consummated.
UK IHSAI'COINTKIl I.OVr.It.
Of course. Kra-itus wa- told of I ucys
engagement to Mr. Anneliey. In taut,
he learned it from Jennie in advance of
anv other member of the familv.
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, ; Uj(v W(.ro fIrivif ,,r ,OIlu froill th,.
;,,,,,,., ,; ....-ir n-LuriTfioin San Kran-1
' cisco ami chatting of those thing-which !
f iIlt.Tre,t to voting people.
.,., ol,H.r vou -
aUl,(Il.nlv brok. OIIt j,,.
.. i:i .. i.: il l.... ......Mil ...
Hi iit.i' nun i-i vn-ii, iiul u ii ii. in; n
, . J , . , ,
now. for Lucv ami he ai-eeuraired. and
are going to be married when he comes
1. ....I. f....... NT..... ..lr ,! itn.nt .i ...
T,i(.nj jo L ifs ollt JU1IJ WlU
won't h.ive to be carrying the awful
load of having to tell it any longer."
"I think you are ju-t :u mean as you
can be,' retorted Lucy, half angry and
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..,.,., .-, ., ...,, ..i,,.,. i,. i,ic;
' IlilUIl L IH1 l UMl tUKMIl ll. 111 A J' II a i
!jim i;ig ,j(.(M ammsl :l; fon.stant as '
viuir shadow ever since we met him uu '
viuir shadow ever since we met him on '
I'.ut Lr.-Lstu- made no such confession,
ami instead of blushing hi- taee became
, -T , , .. , , c "
!,,;a,, a",11 "l t speak for some sec- (
'.' ,!"'n S:,U,1' m a "I1 V,'hwU
VI IV Willi), .1111. III. I M kl.lintii. ,
oiiniII hoaiNi' a. id unnatural.
I an. not going to marry Julia Ln- I
i in -in nit- j. ii.
ni- or anybody cl-i
' After that little
j some time.
more was said for
Once oi twice Jennie, who felt that
she wa- the innocent cause of the sud-
i :i ... . ...i.: .1. i. ...i r..ll
'"" siieuce wim-n nan laiiuu upon
thein. attimnt)'d to start the conversa
tion aga'ii by asking ipiestions about
neighbor- or affairs on tin; ranch, but
Kra-lils only replied ill the fewe-t words
no-si.ile and still looked si raii'ht ini.i
j - --- -,
of him. '
Jennie was half inclined to be ollend-
...l ..) ll.,..- l... tli, .11. .1,1 I. mm .imrn- I.... .
.. ...... . -..v ......... .... ..- ;
:"- l."s' l,!lfl ,aj:,, "r-elt to a
1. ... 1. . .i:.i . 1:1 .. .'....1.1
man wnoin uc um uoi uki. v omu
r I1.1 loil'ii I'.l.lli III.' Illll.k 'lllt VeOIMII IIMCll
-" "- -" - - -" -
known that some feeling deeper than
mere dislike tor Auuelfcv was
within his breast.
Was it po.-sible after all that he loved
The thought sent all the blood rush
ing back upon her heart, and for a
moment she felt that she should -ulTo-
cate. I hen came another I '''t- i
1 cr hap- Lrastns had p.opo-e.l o Julia
and been rejected. I his .she felt could
ite. I hen came another thought.
1 1 . . . 1..1:. . 1.. ..1 ...1.1. ...1.. 1...
ii'fu-al bv . Julia, and her whole mood
changed, ami she became as cold and
1 bar. I a- he himself appeared.
. . iiikv m.rireii inline sue neirfin i-iii.-- 1
... ,,.t .11 1
. - -- i.v.i.v -' --. a .&
ing glibly of anything and everything
she could think of -the presents they
had brought for each incmlier of the
family toys for Johnnv. a dress for
mother, a neck-tie for Kra-tus himself. ,
and a silver tobacco-box tor father all ;
lioiiiit with money saved out of that .
r- . .
sent them for their own u-e: going on .
from this to tell ot their seliool ami Ot
.. .....,, ,I ,,f ,r',r who enme on the ImviT
I a toupie oi gins vvno tamt on me uo.u
with them as far as Sacramento, where
f, ,...-,.. ;ved- and how these o- r s
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Averu rriui-uu n urn: in uinruu iiuiu"
and how. in answer to their in-
.she had unintentionally ran upon that
winch they were an irying to avow me
mention ot. and there came to her not
only a knowledge of her blunder, but
an entirely new feeling-a teelmg thai
sue was soiucuow respousiuie lur inu
losses and sutlerings of thi- family and
everv other familv-" in the valley who-e
, : t :i.i.. e . .1..
homes were endangered by the opera-
At least she had arrayed herself on
the side of the companies: was engaged
to be married to one who was inerested
111 the continuance of the work which
wa- certain to bring more loss and suf
fering to the-e people.
Mie was no longer of them or with
thitfti tnr timn f hii tnrtn.Mt iM. ?i !!
-" .v... .., ...v... . . -wv
th.i ictf.t nt T . k Attn.il.'i.i- h.i iivtiil.
mi- ..m, l. .i.h...j .iiime.; -u --
..-.. ...I. 1 i. .--....- . . l . 1. .,.- . . .
,u" """,'" " "-"-". l tti- '
..... 111.. . i . . . 1 . e .
one sue nan Known stneo tney nan sot-
t"0li m ",e V:l"-tJ.v-
Kvcn ner father and mother.
....;.. . ...i.r..i. -. 1.. 1. . -
,,,I, wmen luigui uu coming upon
All this passed through her mind in
an iustaut. and she sank down in her
seat with a feeling of shame, and a
uaireu m nerseu wnicu made it impos
sible to sav a word more.
"No wonder Erastus is silent." she
UioughL "He can not bear even to
speak to one who seems so utterlv
sellish. Oh! why did I never think
of it in that ligfit before? It b that
which has made him so cold to me ever
since Mr. An neisey first came. He has
thought all the time that I was trying
more economical. mowirni mey ir.m uever nth w:ii ., .... , ,, .., , ,-... ,.,,... :...! t,.. r:-;.... .K...,,,?
She hone-tly w,-hed to fit herself as daughters m a ay..r mood, and aitnl.- ,)own al, ,,. a ,.nc, Htf j fa , fc, . , ,
far a possible U, appear well m the ,o- . ,t.,l it to joy at being home aga,u after , louiiml(:tl to Inak, Atm aml liUo 1 ,d from our old -nnd he
ciety into which her husband would bueh a Ion-ab-ence. , ! Kves. but the do not, unfortitaaU-lr, , a,-r.n UO7 from VJ , . . ,
take her. and intended to studv harder U hen Mr.-. I'arson told her husband - ... ,-, t, ,. .,.iH.P ' r, .IIr..!v .. t',.. ' cauirht s-jrht of some old -heds we let:
. . - - iuii i.iiiniiur - -...----..-- .-- - ,. . ..... ., . . --...-, -,.. ,.. ..............- ...... ..v .- -- -
' WIIL lllillll. ... . ...
I ..... . . i r and I Hope she ll lie uappv
oiiirie .lennie and she had tnld them ......
t. cn. .......If fr. m i nv cm l'l'-irt'r t t '
mav conic upon the ieat u: them. On.
. m' -
n I cou.u only uie.
IJv this time, however. Era-tus had
partially recovered iron: the Mow
which hud fallen so sm'de ilv. If not
unexpectedly, and was ah.e to take up
the thread of the eon verbal ion unero
and when they topped m front of the
la,rc and Mr. and Mrs. Parsons liit j
MnTr i..,iT- in" F.ilirm" iii his irms
rner c.ur.in .loimiij in ms arm.,, (
came out to welcome them, they
of Lucv's enirairetneut he remained
silent for a lime and then .-aid: '
"I a' pose it natural. Marty, an'
what's natural i- ginerally riirht, but
t....ii.T-- . Im tfcMnl l.ijv will )u -rrrv
UUi' ..... . ... ..v... .-.. ..... wv w..
fer it -ome dav. i
I ain't got nothin' inarticulnr agin
the young man. but I'd a heap ruther
she'd a married It.i-tu-, an' I feel cer
tain he'il :t a.-iked her ef Mr. Annel-ev t
huilu't got in his way and he seen that j
Lucv kind o1 took "to him; though I ',
never rouid make out that hhe loeu
him f-o very much while he was a;
comin' hen- to .-e- her. j
-May be it-all right as it is." he ,
continued, after a moment's pau-e. "At
h;:i,-,t .-he won't want fer .-omethin' to
wear. An' may be it don't ,
my odiis now u 3 got, ouiy so ,
-I u-ed ter think." he went on, -that
take.- a loaf of bread, they ictid him to i
. ., , ,!...
tail, becaiiMj that
J, , . , , .... .
i vi'lation of the
law; but ef he has moue to tart on an'
bribe- onirria to i.-i-. a law -o he km
rob a lot of poor folks of everything
they have, a- fa-l :ts they can get any-
thing together, why. they're makin' ,
money beeau-c they vegot more talent- ,
than other fellers have: and everybody ,
money beeau-c they vegot more talent- ,
than other fellers have: and everybody ,
is entitled to all they can make in tlu
i ! a fa.
"I don t believe Christ ever taught
:iui' s'cn doctrine es that, but there is
:in3' slcn doctrine es that, but there is
and I hopt
Mav i.e j
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v f1 (l1IV ,.f e bov ollliv,.s ,
'I'll..,.,, .iii.rli! Ui he -ome irooil eiillle
u-. I here ought to uc some gt
om of jmh Min-...1n; .,
tlirafll be the vvav it'll eome.
...... r"- r- -
may bo t
f , u s ;i Jv , )f ,, ,,. t.f ;. j
...... - . .....'
I wouldn't take a cent of it nivself
time .lohnnv should need their help it
; won't be a gift exactly, tor the company
1 that's putltu dollars into Anind-ey's '
pocket is a lai.iii "em out of otirn an' j
though they ain't the same dollars e- '
actly.it aniouiiLs to the same thing '
it s a robbm ot us to get rich llicin-
A few dav- rifler this Kt'a-tlls inform- '.
,.,! Mr Parsons, and. latr in the dav. I
.i... i ...-.u :i.. .i".- '
uu: ouiei iiieiuueis in irn- i.iiutij.. hiul j
when the Iiiiitv of the sca.-oti was over
i. ,...111i...i T,. l.-.v.. tln.m -in, I ..iriLo !
. , ... ' " !
out 101 ii'iu-eii
He hop il that, thev wouldn't b el that
.- . . .
j. wa ,, s,.,ti.r ii.,M, fur
or he would '
....,.,. .1,, , ,.,,. i,t i. was now two '
vears pa-i his majority, and ought to
j j for i,;H,.if :ind a iniiuber of
rmt . - .
young men tit his acquaintance were j
going down to tin' .Muss e Mough '
couiitrv to take up land, ami he had
decided to go with them. I
This decision of Kra-tus was tho
cau-e of much regret on the pan of
,ohn aml Martha pa,,on.. Thev loved
hjm . lm.r mvn ol :m(l h:u , ,
:llm p.,,,,. ti,at wiu:n j1(. should start
l'crhaps they divined some of his feel
ings for Lucy: at least thev- realize 1
that thev could oiler no objections to
. . . ... ..
nit viia-' a k&a& a k. Lirir.Li
1..- ........r nn iwniiii ... oiuhkii
At Vnst they insisted that he take the
few hundred 'dollar- remaining in bauk,
ntnl a pair of hor-es and a wagon,
Tjie monov i,0 positively refused to
tom.u except n few dollars neecs-arv
... ......i.i i.:. ... ...i
O' Vll.o'iu tlltit 0 tit.n
lake the journey to
Slough, although both the girls
'joined the.r parents in begging him to
. 111 i.i ii
,jn a,i declared thev would reina.n
home from school, or even teach school.
.., ,. :. , ..... ., .
"lvl "'" 1V " "V JMl u?uo
o much to aid in accuimihitine- what
.i..,.. ,,o-sess.d to leave without anv-
,...-i. ,.w.- ....-., J
jook aboul ,:,,, a httle and decide ju-t
wnat iic would da
D . t,HJ limc 5ntorven5n? Morc
lhe jav -et for llt artun. iItTworkoil
..., .-. n t.n ... f.. ,, ,:.,,,.
-" .......v.. ....... ..-....., .... .........
leave the fall work in good shape ami ;
so relieve Mr. Parsons as much as po
siblc The colts, too. were harnessed
every day and made to do some light
work that they might be hardened a
little before starting upon the journey.
which, although not such a very long
one. would yet be a hard one on am-
mals of the.r age.
It was a very- sad household, that of
John and Martha r.irsons, during these
few weeks of work and preparation: 1
weeks of work and preparation:
perhaps the ad.le.-t tha
.. 1 .1 . t v 1
crew .uxjiu ineir ooarci.
v .., .n.tuu- was hmmrit mm
----. ........... .. - w. v.... .....w
cr mded for life, and when it was
,,. .,.. .., ...- 1 , . ,.., ....
itioii-tib ill. l. itie.t iiuuiu w .1- iu m- mv-
st roved bv the overflow, verv dark in-
1 deed had seemed the dav-.
appearance. And young hearts arc
ever buoyant; so loug as they have no
very grave sorrows of their own. "Jie
sorrow-s of others, even those they love
best, can not prevent the occasional
overflow of youthful spirits in merry
laughter, and the young folks of the
Parsons household hail always expected
that in some way the clouds that ov er
liadowed them" for a time would be
lifted, and that the warm sun of love
and prosperity would be found to bava
a permanent abiding place in their fioo
fTO BE CONTIXVKD.
i:io-il Kotstt- from tin- I'nmarrlnl
I have never don? ' d the -tat-vneai
in Ciencsi.- regarding the crenion of the
and wotnau. I am there '
aught that an infinite God created ;
Ami Milton describes the two:
For eonteuiiaiKii hejt aior tormM.
For ftne'iennl -wcet nttntctieKTace:
,. Jor f;Hl only ,.,, ror (j0., ln hllll
(lod .-aw that it wa- not well for man
tirst pair did. I propo-- at once to come
to my joint. and it is this: Marriage is
an institution as old a humanity: it
wn-divinely ordamed; it is the tiin-i
plete. the perfect life. Kvery man who
roes through life unmarried is violating
the lir.-t jrreat law of his being.
does not .-corn
... . j;ucj, a man, o fiilnt. s pi ritt -..
Fo lull. so deul in look. k woi-ti)!!'' "
The wi-dom of the world is inclined
to find rlnlhiii" for iL-elf in mri.vim. So
,, . ...
We have the wi-,e old saying:
Kvory Jacw m-iiis .Mi."
lnt there i-, nowhere aujrht said about
his beimr at libertv to take her or leave
ncr 'j'h0 whole 'force (,f the maxim i-.
m Tle Word-: "has her." I'.ut if he
turns his back on her he no longer has
j,er, :ind he then Uie-. in the face of an i
almost divine law. I
,d what of Jill? She has been '
Hut are the joys .tf matrimony such
that -he needs mitil mourn if liecom-
eth not?" 1
1 low can a poor jrirl an-wer except i
l)V j,:irable? When vou take a hh out
tMU water doe- it not'wriegle and twi-t '
to ,., KU.. again? Win? I'.ecau-e
tj,.. wat. it- elemeii'. and it i- hap-
.... n,.w.-.ere cl-e. When vou atch a
arable? When vou take a li-Ji out
tj,.. wat. it- elemeii'. and it i- hap-
v now.-.ere el-e. When vou mlcha
! i,jrd in a cigu how it stru'girles to be i
.free! Whv? H.cau-e its home is in
" tt - it
the tree-top and the air. Have vou j
watched a bear or tiger keep its weary- ,
watched a bear or tiger keep its weary- ,
while he looked abroad to replace hi-j
.1...... .1 t...l'J ..i:.... .......I- l.....l..r
,., wonU W,,.u ,.:ill ,. ,, , lU llt J
tlilc -in.l tli.it tn,..l l.r -in. I !... 1-ir.. ti.
........... ...... ...,......
her-elt that marriage mii-t be bliss, '
when thev who have once tried it are ,
-ure to wed again.
.,., , . , . of . , ,
i superior airs '
our married -ister-a nine to us who
are unmarried. We are compelled to
endure this but we hate it with all our
-ouis We .-ee them fondle their ehil- ;
dreii: we -ee them eare-s their bus-
band-: we hear the tender partings and ;
the joyful welcomes; we -taud outside i
ami realize that a wide world has
oneneil to llwm in wbieli We have no ,
nart. W. erv out in an.misli. but we
i .t.: . i. .. ' :...i.. : f . i.. . v..
no uu ni-i i ei'iiv in our eio-eis. .u
iliig can be made at u- so bitter a that
-. ..,... . i.i,...,.ic- .......... ,. .,,..0
, ,. iii" nuiiiK riiiiiu-ii
1 a- that we are angling tor husbands;, Hiirniiurriititii-.ti.fiin oih
""..'. .' . " .'
and no contempt c ptal to that iu which ,
.. ...-..-. . .1
we are caiieit '-oiu mauls. .re we 10
lilatne.-' Unite olten we are the -11-
perior- of our
niarr.ed -i-ter-; .-oine-
times it is liecause of this that men pass
1 11 t ... .1 -..i . 1
us nv. e kuow an uie nine arts ami
devices our si-ters practiceH to -ecure
their nls; we helped them in many a
deception, and with myriads of pretty
compliments, we were willing ti be
their foils that they tn.ght -how 111 bet
j relief, but when they are -iire of
j their game they turn upon u- w th con-
'tuiaelv. and ca-t it 111 our teeth that we
ter relief, but when thev are ure of
wyre not sought ny anv- men. e go
tii rough life amusing their children,
) ntertaining their company, nur-ing
their s ek. while all the time our hearts
are hungry over our own incomplete ,
1 often listen to diatribes uiion matri-1
niony from wives who have happy j
1. ......... I....;.... 1... I......I . .....I '
homes, loving husband- and nonny t too place
children, and they seem to be mocking i .....'. ,,,.
me. or they are mocking t hem-elves. l-"av. bin. y
I know not which it is. Hut down in " - - iit."
mv heart I am saying to iny-elf: "What
have vou done that thi- life is not for
you?'1 Hut no answer ever comes to
" I fuel like one who trv.uN aloni
'Moiiirt tmiKjiU't hn.l-tK erlt-1 "
I crv out in the night to him whom God
placed me hereto comfort: Where nrll
thou, mv beloved?" but the night wind I
brings back only the cry of the whip-poor-will.
Man and woman are incomplete with- c,,rre tt hini. and he returned to tL '
out the other. I he woman who loves, ; :lttack with: i
is loved, and. weiUed. hits leeu born J "Ton vour honor3"' '
apiin. blie has found the new world. Oh." said the "other, "now w-j
althoueliit is as Jcnnyson says, the touch me honor, take vour dancd'olil
ame old world. And when she ta.es ' knife." and he hamled'tl.e article over,
her children in her arms, when baov ' .. Well done. Hill," said his chum; "1 -lips
call her "mother, she has passed . alus knWetl Vou Was Louorabic
oul in t-oiiiiiion inu.g.s ami waik wun
anion"' the irotls. And nn I
death can take this joy away from her.
Love is eternal. Iyive is the connect
ing link between Heaven and earth; the
ladder upon which we climb among the
angels. 0. wives! O. mother-! hear
the voice of one crying in the night.
r- ------ .--v
How 1 ttle vou realize ali that God has
done for you. I. who am as one iu a
j far country, envy you your opportun--
j t-es. your hnppiue-s. and am -urpnsed
1 tha you seem so little thankful for all
' Hut if I envy wonieu how can I find
I words to express my scorn of tho-c
. poor, m -set-able lieing. men in name,
j but unworthy the high name of man.
1 who shtrk their responsibilities, and
defy the.r d-stiny. Tiny sho Id be
1 driven out-idc the pa7e ot soc.ety: tnev
should not be allowed to enter any
""- "Uiita.t. viii.iitvtt -liuiuu w
' i:" ' - i'" -"""
.. .. I... T..v .-. -- 1. .... .
m ... - " v - - - " -
ue-pi.-e uieni. t.ur law niaiiers -noitw
change the laws so as to disfranchise.
Paupers. JilKit- mkiI bachHors.
re thev too poor to marrv?
hearted. Our cries do not reach them,
Thev have cars and hear not. But a
day will come when thev shall suffer.
In sickness no tender band will cool
their brow. On the contrary, a modem
&irv damp will drop snuff into their
eyes. And when the last hour comes,
when their miscrab-e existence draws to
Cspeciauv io ' -- v.' v" j'-"-.. . ........ . .. ,
ami enu. uo joving oreasi snail rest . successively wim one eye. The exper
their head: no tender words follow them 1 iment becomes still more intera-tino
across the dark stream.
"tjv the wori
Ana when thev a
ar bcfoK the
recording angel I h
tad desolaic" J ills
be there to
te-tifv against them, and eaci tear
these" women -bed .-hnll turn to bli-ters
when the.-e miserable men are ca-t in'o
.-heol! In conclusion I beg that '
mv calm. unMa.-d view- muv s.nk into
vour .-ouls. and on behalf of all un-
maned women I otlor you tnw toas.:
Tbu art p-o rwnr azi-1 ye: o lar.
II. . JaAer. m Toledo 11sL
A HEAVY CONTRACT.
An Affair that IM '! In Out ?tU
Kureka jmsse'S more contractor to
the acre than anv town in the world.
tandinsr. and feeling the necil of a sUle-
walk in front of hi- palat.al resilience
conclude! to save a few bit anil buy
.... r,i,i ilimi.r i,.f. .,t-mi; if.. ,tnul
Heck man for a trade, and got the old '
uu 'ng- lor pacuin up to -iicck .h
hou-e what wok1 wjls laying arounti t
loose. He hired a team at 1..V a loud. J
ami the team-ter t in six loaiL on him j
amounting to .y. Wihmir to have a I
nic sidewalk, he concluded to have a 1
cold-chi-el made v cut the u.tils. for
which he paid "-'. After he got even
thing out of the way he tackled tie
buildings and ripped them apart, uhteh
took him two day-. He then tarted in
to evttin.r the thine to nieces, and ehi-
eled awav for two d.ts more when he
broke his -' chisel. Hy this time tie
beLtn to realize what a darn fool he
wa. but his nr.de w:i to creat to '!
oil" .-cjuarc at the handle. Alter -nort- i
inir around for a few moment.- tie coi- '
eluded to go thr.niirh. and therefore ',
told the teamster to haul it home, and '
then went down to cool off. When ho
piled up in
home he found it all there. '
lront of the irate, ami called
in a carpenter to contract lor building the
sid-walk. a- he wa- heartily -.ek of tho
"contracting" bu-inc . imag.ne his
.-urnri-e when the carpenter told him
t a r r llll.l
there wa-u t a fool of the old rubb..-h
he could u.-e ou account of it being
he could u.-e ou account ot it being
it became -o tilled with old iron that -he
l.n.l ... .w. .,..-....-. .....t;...r .li.iti.tr lltlfil
.,,, n.lnrMl.,i. Vht-:i he did. and saw
I lw. . n 1 ,....!.. of lii iiivi.lnui' lie VV!I4
slightly wild. lie -cied a sl.o can of
coal oil and rushed out in the van!.
pouted it upon the pile of wood and -et
it oil". When he lound it was all
burned he siient nearlv a dav in rn'. ing
the ashes up and separating the oid ,
iron, which was near'y a ton. He hired J
a man to haul the iron to the ink- i
-hop. where he .-old the outlit tor ?-1.7i. '
Helow is ju-t what the 7 worth of,
IuiiiImt .lohii put m his sidewalk co-t ;
llunlltif- ..-...,! t. ll.u.v mini
f ' ui
. V' 0)
roM ctn-el .'.
l-nrht iliiy-nun! lutior
nele lllll - pick
llMiiluiir miiliisii Imiiiu
nioimlf Uhvh l.iin.r rukmif up.
llinilliiL' in 11111k. stiiri
Net ci)t J.'i to
If any man wants to -ee a circus free ,
of charge, ju-t tell John he has some ',
old buildings he "can have for hauling 1
a little wood." Eureka (Oil.) Tea-'
AN "HONORABLE" LAD.
lie I Ire iv tlir Line t I'eronnal lliinor A
Willi Wetlrrn liii-iitent. I
It is extremely refre-hing to notice ;
the line .-en-e of honor po--.-e-5-.ei1 bv '
so,,M of the ris5n- K'neration in Vir- j
ginia City. La-t evening two youths.'
each agctl about fourteen, met on ('
street, when the followin-' dialoraio
rou got 1113- knife.''
Ton vour word?"
" Ton me word."
"Ton your -onl?"
Ton me soulr''
' Hope you may die if you have?"
' Hope 1 may d'te if I have."
" You ain't got my knife?"
" I ain't got yourknifc."
The querist seemed to b still incrcd
ulous but was on the point of t-ivinir it '
1111 in ib .-n.iir. when ?i liri.rl.t i.l.-. "..is- 1
chau." Viraima ( 'hranirt.
British Clerical Incomes. 1
rtH interesting report has just been 1
Issued by a committee of convocat.on
on the subject of the decrease of cler
ical income- from and in Great Hrtain. i
The fall has l-en worst in the eastern .
countie-; those in the west have been !
least atlected by the agricultural de- j
pre.-s.nn. t.li-b.." lands appear to have;
' deprecated in value from '-Jo to .VJ p-r :
cent- Kighl cases are mentioned bv j
the committee, one from each arcn-
deaconry. the tigurcs of which a-.v
really verv -tattling. Income-nomiuai
ly ot"i.V-i and i.'3J.i have fallen to ml.
i"70 his fallen to 2P. jL'Ci to ''VM)
i.G-0 to JlSi". 1Vj to T:X "1.-ji u
&. and T70 to 0. 'Hie annua.
niar'V? on mo.t i.t hii. mmmiv- it- 1
further reduce them. Th.. i. ,v....n.n !
, uoncd income of igi'i has to !e:n a
charge of i.g;7. and arother income of J
nil has a charge of JL'sl.
most toucuing. at ab ut three inch
1 cs from the ere- before a -heer nf ',
wh"te paper, there will be seen three j
crosses, the middle one being dark anc I
completely ?eparate- This phenome- !
ntm is explained bv the simultaneou !
vision of the two eyes, and it is easy ic
show this by. looking at the obfect- r
! when instead of black fipnrr- w. ..ttT.
J ploy complementary colors red and
' green, for example. In this case we
must use a dark background, and ther
will appear a white cros in the middla.
THE DECANTER'S SONG.
Thrr wa aa ol ilr-Antcr. xnO it
tsf-uth wn cspa. !. thf rwjr
! hJ rt'ttO kry a-t Stt iu
cryii"al tle; C th nl
w r n t UumtniAf. buiamw;,
up aal iloirn tfcc Je U
tow, J t!niict th
re ed-l I k c, bollo
neck itc w 1 1 il c t
not l: blew 1
placed It In the
the Uitt wi tow-
la? trtf, anil lu-
drO tht 1 1 p a 1 f
mouth tiQk lbi
qurrft t r a l n w
mc. Thcr tell
me ;unj- c o n i u e r
or I th J' I r u i b a
lata iu t-n. tmi Wat
It hundred tiouud
ot Uj: vrrjr N-l of inn ;
tut I'" twa.5 thu lb
boi'Je jiXp ' tut I have
cunqucn-d more than all
your Inraou oaoucren. o
frart-d md famed of yore.
Ttcn cvnic ye v u u t h and
tnaulftiv cvtnc ilnnt from out my
cuji, the l rrae that iuU the
t.rn:E WhI l-urn. th- ;:rU up. that
jut to lifiint- the ixo.ju-rui tht Uy
tfteir H'orc Wan, tor I have drurid
mUtums with tn Iuva U1- f w TniHjfh
x in the joth vt liattK- arkrt u of
bltH.l hi ay rvil, et h le I l t-l the
todj, I lae dnmrwd ih rrry hu..
n' .'hoH'nu th" wurd, such ruin
nt'ver wrt.ujrht. a I, In
m rtft r ma ic. iti thr In
noc.tit titvvt tn..jht- AiwJ Uil I
trxaihe uimii thrm. and thej hrnW
Lefore in trfath. and rar t' )rr
y t-Mj.lTi titiul the tlwrjmil ru! I-itrn'fi."
CHILDREN AND TEMPERANCE. '
JjrlrntUlc ln.triirtloit lit tl" ur.rrj i
K-rly I'oiniirrlirti.Ioo til riij.lr.l l-w j
Itclatlns to llrallh and llrtrltipuirut.
'Temperance is (kkI's law for the
Accepting this broad definition, we
can not overe-limate the value of
Temperance teaching in the ehools."
Hut tin- part of the chtld'.- education
-hould not be commuted entirely to the
public school. The be though per- luin daogenm-ly drwuk o-leiw.r him Iv-hap.-?
not the mo?t imiiiediate. result of in- m-en-.b!. tt tho 'tilf.r or ou tio
the Scientilic Iu-triictioii bill w.ll In-the pavement. Hut a lv vhola au after-
education of mother-. '1 he agitation
and dicu ion nece--ar to place thti
law upon the .statute book of fourteen
State- must prove educative, and in
tho-e States where the movement has
failed the labor i- not lost. '1 he eed
bown -hall soon spring up.
Whatever the child learns grow.- into
hi- mind, becoming part of it, ami
forming the giant of hi- eharacter. The
learningof latter ears i- adveutit.oiis -it
bes upon the .-urface. It in the dif
ference between veneer mid "renl
wood." 'lhe same current of blood
that stamps an imp:c-s.on upon tint
voiithful memory earue- bui'd ng ma-
terial t)i the growing brain, ainl ih.-e
early impress .on- enter into the solid
ina.-onry upon vvhnh mane o I is buiit.
while the know J dge aoiuiri d in main-
ntv is but paint or wlnti-wa-h.
If our prein.ses be mte. we should
te:i"h lir-t taat which is mo-t impor
tant in the realm of the child's com-iireheii-ion.
I 'an anything be moie
iiiinortant than knowl dge of the
habit- uiion which dd'Ctul liealth ami
vigorous phv-.c.il life? 1'ortunat'dv
the young min l can undi-r-tand the
phy-ical law it a v en early ae. Teach
the child the true value of the body
that i.- not him. but lis the hou-e
built of (ioi. which he is to oc upy
during his earthly life. He will see
while very young that a line hou-e is
d-wira -hs "and. too. that people are
judged soiii) what bv the houses in
which they live, and by the vvav they
keep their lioil-e.-. Don't let lit til
think you send lum to led catlv to get
riil ot hi- no e, but tell htm of the
tin v (ell-woiknien who are building his
house, how the do most of their work where vou have n good mother or m--when
he is a-lcep. ami the very best iu ter. brmg a neat lunch in vour jMn-kut
the tir.-t part of the night. He can and keep out of the eating am' drtitk-under-tand
that we need le-- sb-en be- ing s'up-i altogether, -cc Altct 7'uy-cau-e
our hou-es are tu -bed. ami tcey . lor, m Chritnm at U'ori.
hav ) only to keep up repair- for in. -
while for him they are re:illy building i CUSTOM.
up lle-h and bone. Hi- imagination ,
,,,., . f i i..,i I. i ,.
wil make the-e wonderful little Ialxir-
, , , ,
crs more teal to lum than the in.ero- ;
pcone niake- them to us. Tell lum how
they have to g-t biultl ng material
from the blood, ju-t as the mason has
to ii-e brick and mortar for a wall,
l-'ach si't of cell-, or woikuieii. select
lhe material for their -pedal u-e- The
bone builders u.-e lime and the biain
builder- pho-phoru anil many other
substances, hut all mut g)-t -iipplie
from the blood. All u-- a great ileal of
water. Alcohol take, the water supply
as a great thir-ty beast might drink the
water from tho mason's tank, b-aving
none to mix the inortar'with; then the
work stop-. Then it -aps the water
from tihsue already formed, b-av.ng it
tcnd'T and brittle, just a- a wall begun
to crumble after lire ha burned the
water out of the cement. Do tor.- call
that "fatty tlegeneration." A great tleal
of oxygen is nece-sary. Ux. I here
isn't much oxygen in tobacco Mnoke
Before tliis your little philosopher vvtlt
ask. "what i.t blooil made of ' When
h; hears it is made from what we cat.
he will have interest as well a- pleas-
ure in hit food, and you will have now-
er over hi appetite. He will begin to
exercise self-control, that thvinet force
in human nature. Kxplain that the
tooth builder must have lime phosphate
for the enamel of & tooth, as surelv as
a ma-on must have plastcr-of-pan to
hard-lini-h a wall The chief source of
lime pho-phate is the grain, but only a
very liule is found in the white part of
lie will soon Icurn to like brown
bread, com bread and the grit, esjx-
C'ally if hi- mother cult. vates her la::
a well as hi. Tell him the meat make
-o much wast: the buihlers have Ji
stop wor-c to clear awav the rubbih.
Milk does not h nder tl.em -o. Kvcn
pups and little wolves and I.on whelp,
who eat lle.sh entirely when g'nvvn. -at
only milk when they arc -mali and their
mother take care of them. Ur yon
may ave bun from forming that un
naturally carni'.erou- appetite which
leads to the crav ng for -urnulant-. and
of it.-T-!f caues -ome knd of fatal d-
ease. Four of our teeth are "fb-.-h-lar- n;rn.h-s ri-ally gootl liquor oalv n cu.
ing." From tin- w mav get a hint of tooT.- who can tell what tnv get.
prox-er proportion of meat in our
Tell him coffee and tea hurry and
worry the nerve builder s thnt th -y
can "not no. Mv do therr work well,
while 1 eer antl whi-ky maxe them so
dizy that everything ttev do - crooked.
Thus cvt-rv fact antl L-.tr'i-- idcalizeii. or
rather ' mattT.al.7ed and phyKlogj- to
the imaginat-ve child and mother, too
is a f.tirv tale. To do tht the mother
mu-i acpi.re the hanl ckn:iric fact, eluded, and the frank opn'-n of a itua
and let her imagination play with y fci- attitude toward Temf-rrJince U
them till she can give them to the child Dot runout -jignificACc: for tl reform
in plea-ing form. Every woman ha a cr4 wj, jj know how the rrd of
touch of Mother Goo in her nature, intemperance mav l abated. To!td
The trouble Is. mothers neither learn jjiadc
nnr- tJi.nt of tbs thinr. Thev mav 1 - -
ocderitand the moremesU o'f the
heavenly bodies, but thev know Tery
little of 'human bodie. l"do not under-
rat "hi-'ber educaiioa" for vomtn,
but I do atfirm that the highest educa-
tion for woman w that Which makes her
the best mother. And if 1 were talking
to men instead of women. I would sav:
that U the best culture for vou which
fiu vou for thi priestly, kingly function
of fitherhil. '
b it Ihl
bet anl al
all. he ml
m & tor II
do-"n in taf
tit r ni-Htn.lav ti:nt)u
rVa. rrn I ? an I Uv
ntTSTe earn n th r l. r in vsrum
USvml 'Ihev n!i' mi n ilr rk ; l.Hr.
and .-o tl.t "n.tvto t. e nu-. hether
ta-U of the l-r r not I
tlott t know Hut Uicy th nk u looks
maul), and ou know li. wtll put
thm-Mve- to a great deal of trouble
ami mcouvenietn e u d. whit men v
Vu oe thi- in the trouble l takit Hi
learning how to Mnoke and chew tu
1 want to whimper in the ear of ovory
b-y vho take.i a sla of Urr at h.
lunch that he i in danger. 1 do ihiI
-v tlntl iini' eln.- tit !. r v ill mittn
in !' work to do i- very likely to I!
untitled fur it b ne jf!.vs of Ur.
'I h In-vernjie inuke- lum -tutud tvn.1
thn-k nn-1 .sbepv. It in ivy not put him
artu.iJIv to sieep. nor aflit hi-, tongue
mi that hi- speech -oitmN bke that of
an ol 1 toper, but it becloud- hU brRln
j u.-t emiugh to make loin a ibd-rent
1m iy from what he ought to !-, eitK.tr
for lit- own advantage or for thnt of kl-t
'I hen think what the beer lnN t.
There are a great mauv .sr;er drtnkt
-ld xt the lunch counter, and iu
knvv bo.- are fond of Irving ep.rt-
mnts A tifteeu-ve.ir old Uv stiea
some eighteen) ear old who is tomr
him Irving a gin of --hcirv nr a mv
of brandy He think- thnt what the
bigger lv i- doing is mnttlv. and
thiTefore h)' will do it, too. The liovid
feeling of the atronger drink i- a imw
revi'lntimi to him. Hit -nunnch
warmed, ami prcvntlv hii lu-ad ha a
curious ft chug of hghtne--, and he
womb r- if the-e ilrinks aiwnvi make a
ftllovv feel that vvav He tries and
tries and trie again, ami llnds jut
how thev make a fellow feel. It t- .t-.y
to e- that the lnl l- in danger of walk-
ing iu crooked wav-
It i-a iily that a bov should have to
jret his lunch at a place where strong
dr. nk- are told. There ttre o many of
the.e plnre-t in our bi citii-, anil
few fit the diiirie.-" itnd Mieh plnrim
whore lipior are not to 1 hal 'lhe
boy who eatj among dnnker. ! In
tlanger. He i- bkeiv to fall into their
ways. Hetter g to n place where
strong ilrnk- are not -old if vou jtn-!il-Iv
can Or if vou are living at hme.
.V l.t'rl-,'!i"',l IVrmn t.lr UU Itea.nll
f"r luniklug ll tli litinkliic llal.lt
f MB 1 u rrniu
Ai I took m ike.it in the .temper lluf
faloM 1 found ni.el,' by the md- of a
man if aUmt thirty-live j)Kvr. who
would itii'loubtetlly re'nt cluo-itlratbin
aiming the dude, but who-ea?.prnnr.
a well as the adi!rei on hw gripsack,
indicated an nntocratie jxi'ition in H.V.
His j-o .al initmct.. were irrepre-ublf.
however, ami before we had "x In thu
smni .eat five 111 nut- he hid drawn
nio ,,, ;l couri-r-titt.ou in which In et-
prcs-cd Jiis opnion ujKin varinn. intti(t
jjal and commercial tqi . krewdly
miggetmg that the prrvail ng lHiinit
dej-r- ion s- quite a, uuieh the riult tf
tj. aonv. f,f t,.. creilit y-tem a of the
overproduction ab'iut wich m much U
Wfll vou not drink with nv?" he
pol tdy inquired after a half hour-
ride, drawing from hi bag a flk which
he said contained a r:rr choice nrticle
Now, i have obcrvetI that drinker
usually nent the refu-ml of -uch an in-
vital on. an if ab-dainT have not a
gcod a right to nltain a titer Ui tn
b be. and I reolved to aniu- mv lf with
nn experiment. anl I replied that I
am "one of th-w teetotal fellow
I mm! do hm tho credit Ui av tlint
),e txik no ofTenur. but replaced b?
n-jst ,n hii bar. remarking that In- ia
accustomed to dnnk vhn w ti th
1kv." but when with men who do not
drink he doe not drink him.eif. and
tnt.n tw. WA4 nearly a torttial a f bad
K.rn before. I told hun thai I arc no
bigot, but hart, no ta-it for .ntonc-vting
tlr nk. th.nk it -tafer to aciu re not.'.
have -cen too much -utTerng from drinic
to b.' willing to even in-ilrectly n
c -urage drinking cu.-tom. ami if ln
cliuetl to drink would ! afraid of mIuJ-terat-on.
He replictl that there: ix much t b
said on both sitJe of th- T-mj-"ranc
que4jon. and confiA--ed that h knovr
that th: proprietor of on? of thr roo:
Jatial dnnkmg riort la NVw York
keeping i infervrart-eif; for tho--- ho
will -.wallow jt wjti.oui complaint
Why do men driak when they knov-r
that the chance arc that they mat
jkl!ow adnlt'rsled Injeor5" I ai.cL
1 can not spa3; for trfher. he r5-
!lieI, "but I my-lf dr-nk only b-cau-
msrt men wbo tlrink. W hen aioac i
rldorn touch liquor. C utom pr-
x.ap- tay tau 01 the format m o: tn
dnjiL.n'r hatet-i of nvt men." h cia
: To tiixxk of peopl calling thniilv
intelligent, at th time of dj-r teliiajr.
their fellow to drink beer aad wuxs is
order to be healthy. hppr ana otJcr.
It too Unrd for anythfng. I dxa t
k qoestiott the honcty of thoe who do
o; but. in that cac al! for U
' wucdneof Jieir judgmnu. aad ler
knowledge of what beer aad J
, dnnkinj hm rtailj doa- Ivrvmm
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