Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, February 17, 1895, Part III, Page 20, Image 20
F . . I _ _ _ ' _ _ _ 20 _ _ _ _ _ . _ . H _ _ _ 1'HJD ' Ol\f.AITA : \ DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , F.lDBltlfAUY _ 17 , 18m ; _ _ , I' . ; . . . . . r ; ' . . . CHRONICLES . . " -01"- 1 COUN-r' ANTONIO _ z BY ANTHONY HOPE. \.uthor of fI\ VrImnor of Zonlln , " 1La. COP 'rlht ] , 1804 , by nlhony Hopc , ' . _ CIAPTFm IV. COUNT ANTONIO AND ! TH WIZAnD'S DtO. Is ' In flux , save Tile opinion of mnn I over 'lier It Is founded on the rock of trite religion - ligion Whal our fathers blleved we ( lsb- . , love , but oren our sons shall again rceIvc n. In oMen IhnD men heM much by magic nnll ( black arts , now such are less eSIEeme.l . ; yet hereafter It may wel be that the worll wi nnlt new Incanlatons and fresh spels , tile same Impuho flowing In a tlrerenl channel , nnlt nver utterly 10 be checked or stemmed by the cnsures of the church or the mocking ol 1lsbelevers. As for trulh- In truth , who knows truth ? For the light of revelation shines but In a few places , and for the rest we are In natural darlOess , groping along unseen paths toward unknoWn ents , May God keep our footsteps ! Now In the third year of his outlawry Ihe heart of Count .ntonlo of Monte Velulo hat ! grown ; very sat , . For II was nbo\'o the space , vf a year slnc ! lIe hall heart news of the Lady I.uela ! , and hard . upon two since he hat seen her lace anl , closely did Dulo Valentine Itoh ! her prisoner In Florlnola Anti as ho walet holt 10 alll fro among his len In his hilt- ! Ing pIneo In the hills his face was sorrowful Yet , contln4 where TOlmaslno and lena sat comlnb . ! OP11et ant ! listened to their talk with a smile. For lena cried 10 Tom' maslno : "By the saints , iY lord , I Is even so My father himself haJ ! a phlro frol him thirty years ago , anti though before iY mother had loathCI to hook on my father yet now here nm I nine and twenty years of age ant a chilI born In holy wcdlocl Never tel le " that II Is foolishness , 1) ' lord "Of whon' do you speak , lena ? " asked . Antonio , "Of the wlzarJ of Baratesta , my lort , Aye . , and he cn do more titan make a love )0. tlon. lie can show you all thJ shall come to you In a mirror , and make the girl you love rise before your eyes al though the shape were good flesh alit ! hlood. " Antonio "Alt this , Is foolishness , lena , " said Count " \Vcll , Ged knows l that , " said Dena. "But ho did It for iY father , and lS he Is twenty yenrs older he will bo wiser still hy now ; " , and Bena strode off 10 lend ! his here , somewhat - what angry that Antonio palll so little heed to his vords. Antonio "It worts. , al foolishness , Tonitnasino . " said ' 'fhey say thaI of many a lhln which gives n man pleasure , " said Tommaslno. "I have heart of this man before , " conlln- ued the count. "a 11 marvelous stories are told of hll , Now I leave what shall come to - me In the hands of heaven , for to know l Is 1101 to alter , ant knowledge l without Iower , Is , " And An- but fretting of the hearlbutAnd - 1 tonio broke off "Hile , then , I you can salely. and beg 111m to show you Luela's face , " said 1olma- sine , "lor 10 that I think you are making. " " Iii truth I was , fool thaI I al , " salt An- tmilo , "Bul be wary. for Baralesta Is but ten mies from the city , and his highness sleeps with nn open eye. " . So Antonio , albeit he was In part ashamed , /nIon learn from lena where the wizard dwcll on the , bridge that was outside the gall of Dara- tesla-lor the syndic would nol surer such folk 10 live Inside the wal-ant one evening ha saddle ! his borso and rode alone 10 seek ] the wizard , leaving Tommaslno In charge of the band. And as he went he pondered , bant nnvic , . . " 1 nm n roo-vet ] I would see her ' N _ , . _ o _ . _ n _ - - 11 , fce run. , " ant lhus sLI dubbing himself fool , . . , Ye , 'stl persistIng , he came to the bridge , " , , of 'aratesla , and the wIzard , who was a very old man an tall and marvelously lean , - , ' - met hIm al the door of the house , cryilg : ' I "I looked ] for your coming , my lord " And , , - , - 11 took Antonio's horse from him ant stood - It In a stable beside the house and ed ] An- Th . tonlo in , saying again : Your coining was t Jmown , to me , my lord ] , " ali he brought An- tonio to a chamber nt the back of the house , ti haying one window , past which the river ' , bell then In food , rushed with noise and * fury ! There were many strange things In the chamber , skulls ] and the forms of ani- mats from lar-of countries , great jars , Imsinil all retorts , and In one corer a mir- ror half 'draped In black cloth. - i "You Imow who I am ? " aslet Anlonlo . " ' 'hal needs no art , " answered the wizard , i V . 'and I pretend to run In I , Your lace , my lord , was known 10 me lS to any other man from seeing you ride with the duke before your banishment. " "Ant you know thaI I rode hither to- night ? " "A yo , " salt the wIzard , "for the stars told m.e of the coming of sonic great man , and I . tUned lrom m ) tel and ! watched for you " . " 'Vhal toll ? " asked Anlonlo. "See , here Is money ant I have a quiet tongue What " tel ? The wizard pointed 10 a heap of ( broken and ' bent pieces ] of base metal "I was turing dross to gold , " salt he In a . , tearlnl whIsper - - "Can you do that ? " asked Antonio , smlnJ " ' lord though but slowly ] " - "I can , Iii ) , . "An hate to love ? " asJ'CI Count Anlonlo . The wizard laughed harsh ! , - * "LeI them Ihat prize love seek thaI , " sahl . , lie. 'I Is not tal ( inc. " ; : "I would It had been , then hall my errant ! - hero been a better oue. For I am come but : -1 ' to see the semblance ol a maiden's face " i The wizard lrcwned as he said : : . "I IHfl } ] oled ! for a greater matter , For ; you have a gre.t enemy , my lord , and I have means ol power for lreelng , men of their ene- . - ' - Jnles. " &i. Amt Count Antonio , knowing that he spoke , of fame dark device ol spell or power , an- . ' I\\'eret : , "I nough 1 enouh For I nm a man of ? quick tcmper , Iml ! It Is not wel to tel me of wlele,1 things lest I ho lemptet to anticipate ' . " beaven's IHnlshmenl. , "I shah not die at your hamh , my lord , " saId the wizard , "Come , will you Eee what ' - hal b fal you Z" " . - , ; "Nay , I would but see my lally's ( ace , lora - t a great yearning for thaI has como ovcime , f t and , for all I take shame In I , It has brought , ' , site hert " t , "You shall He I , Ihen-and Il you see moro , ' I Is nol my wl , " said the wIzard , and ha quenched Ihe lamp that burnt on the table . . suit ! ilung I handful of some powder on the lung In the slave ; alit ! the room was fled thick sweet-smelling yapor. Am ! the - : . with 1 " , sweel-smeling Ant wizard tore the black cloth off the face of the mlrrow alHI ! bathe Antonio hook stoadly . ut the mirror And Antonio 100111It ! till the - " 1111' lhat enveloped all the room clrared (1ff from the face of the mirror alHI the wlz- of ' ' his hand ntonIu'ts shoulder , unl , laying on Antonlo'l fhoulter - - fall : "Cry her name thrice. " Ant Antonio thrlre crlell " 1.lela , " ant again waited . Ant something came on the polshet ( surface of the mirror , but the wizard muttered ' amid ' for itas nol tile lorm low ant angrily , I Wal I . ol Lucia nor of any maIden ; yet Ilresenly ho cried low : "Iook my lord ! , looltt" ! and An- . tonio , lool\ng , saw a dim and shadowy face , In the mirror , und time wizard began to fling , his boJy 10 ant fro , uttering strange , \\'hls- : tiered words , and the sweat stood on his lore- head. "Now , now ! " ho crlell and Antonio , \ wih beatIng heart , lastened his gaze on the i 1. mirror. And as Ibo story goes ( ( vouch not for II ) he saw , thought very dimly . the lace j 'of Lucid ; but more he also saw , for beside ? _ the lace was hIs own lace , and there was a rope about his neck , and the hall-shapN I : Irms of a gIbbet seemed to hover above him , And ho shrank back for an Instant , "Wbll more you HO Is not my wil , " saId - this \'Izarl. ; "Whot Ihol como II only \y God' will , " - - . - saul cnou Antolio. . "I have seen her face . 1 Is . nut the wIzard clutched hIm hr tlD ( arm , . _ - whispeIng In terror : - ; . "I Is n gIbbet , and the rope Is around ' your ned ) : . " . "Indeed , Ileem I 10 have wor I there I hose . Y , . . . thii'ce ) 'car and I I ! not trawl tIght yet ' " - ' " nor Is I drawn In time mirror. , , "You have I good couragS , " saM ! the wizard : with a grim snub "I vlhi bho'OU , wih mle ; wil bho\ you , lucre , " alit ! he tuug allot her powler 01 the t charcoal , amid the shapes 11absed front time ' ' 11rror , nut another C1ml , and the wlzJrd , ' wih I great Cry , fell suddenly on his kmiees , I ' . exclaImIng : "They mock me. they mock - inch They saId what they wl , not what I 1 . will . A4 , UIY lord , whose I lie face In the mirror ? " and he 6CtI , Antonio again by time arlii arm."II Is your fnce " salt ! AntonIo , "and II Is the face of 1'lll/lt ! man , for his jaw has dropped anti hlk features ate drawn all , " wrung An.1 . the wIzard burlll his lace In hIs hands , and ! 50 thy rested , awhile tIll the glass of Iho wizard cleared , ant Antonio tel lho body of the wizard haldll against hlR ku cc . "You are old , " said Antonio , "alit ! death musl come to nil. Maybe I Is n lIe of the devil , but I nol , face It as a mal sloul , " But the wizard trembled stIll , and AnIon 10 , eatlng a Ntlful glance on hIm , rose to do- 11arl Hilt on the instant as ho 10\'el ! there eame 1 sllln lout ! knocking 01 the door ol the house , alit ! ho steed stIll , And the wIzard Itet his he/\1 to listen. " ' ' of vIsitors "la\'e you had warning more tonight ? " asked : Antonio , "I know nol what happens tonIght , " mul- tered lho wIzard . "My power Is gone to- " . n Iglit The knockIng 01 the leer came agaIn loud and Imupatlemit . "They wl beat the door down I yelL tto nol OPIU , " salll Anlonlo. "I will hIde m'sel hero hehlnt tim mIrror for I can pass them wIthout bellg seen , nll If I am seen here It Is 11:0 enough that time mirror wi be proved ] IIrhl both for you and mo. " So Antonio hlt ! lihniseif , crouehlnl town be- hlul the mirror , amid the wizard , having hit a small , lim lamp , weil on Irembllg feet to the door , And presently he came back , lol- hewed by two men , whoso laces were hid In their cloaks ] , And one ol them sat down , but the other steM all flung his coal ! back over his shoullers , ant ! Antonio , ohservlng him from hehlnt the mirror , saw that he was I.orenzo , the dulo's favorIte , Ant Lore.1ZO Choke ) to lho wizard , saying : " \hy tit you not como Fooner ? " "Thcr was one here with me , " salt the iiosed. wizard " , whose . air had become again com- "Amid he Is gone ? For we would ba nlone " "lIe 1 nl to bo seen , " answered the \ t'izarih , "utterly alone here you cannot be " Ant when he heart , ! ths ! , Lorenzo turned pale for he did not \D this midnight errlld to the wlzlnl's ehamher. "But 10 mn I ! here , " salt the wlz'ut. A low hoarse from the , 1ugh came man i who sat. "Trleks of lhe trade , tricks of the trade , " , salt ! he , arid Antonio started to hear his voice. : "Be sure thaI where a prince , a courtier , and : a client are together the de\1 makes ] a fcurlh. But there Is no need 10 turn pal over I , LOTenzo. " ' And when the wizard heard , he fell on his Inees , for lie ] mew that It was Duke Valen- tine who spole. "Look ! you , follow . " pursued his highness , "yol O\VO mo mueh thanks that you are not hanged alreay ! fcr by puling an end to you I ehoull please my clergy much anI tIme Syndic of Ihratesta not n 11 , And I you do not obey inc tonight you shall be dead before mornln ! " "I shah not die unless I le written In the star ! , " said Ihe wizard , but his voice trem- bled , "I know ] nothing ol the stars , " said Ihe duke ] , ' 'but I know tIme mInd of the duke of F'orloln : , and that Is enough for my purpose - pose " Ant ho rose and began to walk about the chamber , examInIng tIme strange objects that were there ; ant thus he came In front of time mirror and stood wIthin hal a yard of Anlonlo. But Lor.mzo . stood where he was and crossed hlmset secretly and unob- 'served. "Whal would my lord , lho duke ? " asked ] " , n . .i.fli aset ' ' "There uis a certain drug , " acid the .11 . ] ( turning 'round toward the wizard , "which , I u mal drimmlc-or a woman , Lorenzo-ho can walk on his legs ant use his arms and se m to bo waking and In his rIght mInd , yet Is his mind a ndthlng , for ho knows nol what he does . hut does everything that one toes. beln ! with him may eommant , ant without seeming reluctance , and , again , when bidden ho will seem' to' lose all power of move- w\ ment and to hack ' his senscs I saw the ant thing once when I sojourned with the lord of Forenee ] , for a wizard there , having given this drug 10 a e rtala man , limit hIm through strange tricks , ant ho performet them all wlngh. . "Aye , there Is such a drug , " said the wIzard - arm ! , ! "Then give It to me , " said the tule. "and I give you your me ant fifty pieces of got ] , For I have great need of I , " Now , when Antono ! hoard the Dule's words he ! was seized with great lear , for he sur- mlselt that II was against Lucia that time tulle meant to use this drug , ant noiselessly ho loosened hIs sword In its sheath and beat forward again 10 lsten , "And though my purpose Is nothing 10 you , yet ' fl Is u benevolent ] purpose. Is It not Lrluzo ? " 'I Is your vIll . not minI my lord , " said I.brenzo tn a troubled ) votee "Mimic shah bo the crime , then ant yours \ne shal the reward " ] aughcll the timke. ! "For I wIll Ilvo her the drug and alma shall wet you , " ' 'hel : \nlon10 doubted no longer of what was afoot , nor that a plot was laid whereby Lucia should bo enlrapped Into manage with l.orenD , since ehe ctmhd net be openly forced , A11 ' anger burned holy In him , Ant ho swore that , saner than suffer thus thIng to ba lore he would kill the duke there with hl9 own hand or himself be sla'n ' 'All you alone ] mow ] of this drug now , they say , " the duke went on , "lor ' lhe wizard of Floren'co Is dead Therelcre , give It to me I . r' . quhekly. : . _ u'h' _ _ _ mur ' , 1H we WIZ'UU itmiwei-v " ; ' "It wlr nol serve , my lord , that I gl'e you 'I tIme drug With my own hand I musl give . II to tIme person whom you would thus affect , I ant I musl tel them what they hould to , " " Iore tricks , " ! sall the thiihco seornlul ) ' , "I Iwow your ways Give me the drug , " a 11 ! he would not believe what the ( wIzard salt , 'I Is even ns ' say , " sail Ihe wizard , "and If your hlgbneu will carry the drug yoursel ( I will nct vouch Its operutou , " "Give It me , fpr I Imow time apl1rarance of I , " sulcI the duke Then the wIzard having again protested , went to a certain elicIt . and from some hldln ! reCtlS took a smal 11hlal and came with itt 10 t the luke , saying : "Iliamne me not if its operation falls. " Time duke examined time 11hlal closely and also smel its smell. "It Is time same , " salt he ; "II w1 do Its worl " 'hen Count Antonio , who believed no more titan tIme duke what the.wzard : hall said ! , was very sorely put to II 10 slay quietly where he was , lOl' If the duke ratIo away now wlh tIme phial , he might well find means to give II to time Lad ) ' LucIa before any warning could be ccuveyell to her. Ant , alhough time danger was great , yet his love for Lucia and his lear for her orereamo his prudence , amid silildenly he leapt forth from behlnt tIme mIrror - ror , dry1ng his sword amid cryIng ; "Give mao that drug , my lord , or your life must answer for I , " hut fortune served him ill , for , as time tulle and Lorenzo shrank back al his sudden ap- penrnce anl ! he was about to spring on them hehold his foot caught In the folds of tIle black cloth that hnl ] been over the mirror antI now lay emi the ground , amid . falling fop\'nrl , ho struck his head on tiu' , ' " - marble rim tlal ran aronnd the charcoal 510\0 , amid , having fallen , wih great lor . lay there lIke a' imiami dead , ! Ant with loud cries of triumph , the duke and I.or"no , bnvlng drawn their swords . ran upon liimn-KmmtI the duke 1111ntell his foot upon his necr , ; cryIng : "Ileaveit .scn.d1 a greater prIze Al last , lt renzo. last " I have , 11m : hind his hands , Lo- Anti I.orento bound Anlonlo's ( hands as he lay there , a log for stiness , And the duke tnrned 10 tl : wIzard , and a slle bent his hllis."O. , " 0 , faIthful subject amid aervamitl" salt he " \Vehh do you rCIUIR ] lY mercy amid lorbear- once , ly hlr\orlg iY bitterest enemies ana &nlerlng them to hear mmiy secret counsels , Bu.1 . ! nol Anl9Jlo chanced to trip I Is like enoulh he would hqvc alaln I.orenzo Ind mu sln'alt al60 Whalhnl , 0 your reward , a flllhul When this wizard of Baralest" beheld time hook that ; was Jin DIke ) Valentine's face he luddenl ) ' crlelnhud , "The mirror , time mlr. rur" end soak in a heap on the floor , trembling In every limb , for he remembered the aspect of his own face In the mirror ant ! knew thaI the hour of his , Ielh ! ham ! come. Anti lie feared mightIly to die , therefore he ! besought the duke very pIteously and tel ! him again that from his ham ! alone could the drug receive Its polency. And so earnest was he In this lhat al last he halt won upon the Inke , so that the bike wavered , Alit ! , a9 he doubted , his eye fell on Antonio , all he perceived that Antonio "as recoverIng from his swoon "Ther Is enough for two , " Mil ! he , "In the phial : and we wIll put this thing to the tel , BUt If y 'CU speak or move or make any sign whatever , In that moment you shall die , " Then the duke poured half time contents of the Ihlal Into a glass all came to Lorcqzo ant whispered to him : "If tIme drug works on him antI the wizard Is Ilro\(1 to lie the wizard shall die , but wo wIll entry Antonio ! with us : amid when I have muslerelt 1) ' guard I will hanl him In time square as I have sworn , Hut If time drug loe9 not work then wo mn91 kill him here : fer I fear 10 carry him against hilt wi ; for he Is a wonderful man , full of resource , amid time people also love hmlumu Therefore , I the operaton of tIme drug fall , run him through with your sword when I gIve time 1Anal , " Now Anlonlo was recovering train his ! swocn , anti III orhenrd hart ] of whal the dule salt , bul n'l ' all. As to time death of the ; wlzud he mild nOl hear , but he understood that the lulo was about to test the erect of lho Mug on hIm , nnd that I II had no effect - fecI he was to die , whereas If its operation 1roved ] sufelenl he ! houll go alive , anti he saw here I chance for his life In case what the wizard hint ! said sho\hl ! Prove ] true "Drink , Antonio , " said the titmIce softly. "No harm comes to ) 'ou. DrInk ; It Is a refreshing - freshing ( lrnughit. " , ' And Anlonlo dranlIhe / ( 'ra\ ' ht , the wizard hooking on with partel ! lips amid with great drops of sweat running lrom his forehent alHI lheno town his checks to his moulh , so lhat his ' lIps were saIL when he Iclc thuemui AII tIme duke , having een that I.orenzo had his sword ready for Antonio , took his staml _ _ _ _ _ - , t ( ' it:1 : ¼ t I ' L , - _ - - - - ' ' \ 'l } ( , \ , , / ' , ji/ , , HE SAW THE FACE OF LUCIA. by the wizard with the dagger from his belt In his hand , And he cried to AntonIo : "RIse ! " And Antonio rose , up And 'tho wizard started u step toward him , hul the' duke showed his dagger ant salt to Antonio : " \vhhl you go with htm to Fornlola , An- tonIo ? And Antonio answered , "I will go " "Do you love me , Antonio ? " asked tIme duke "Aye , my lord , " answered Anlon'o. "Yel you have done many wlclut things , against me. " "True , my lord , " said AntontD. " 10 your mind then , changet ? " "It Is , my lord , " said , Antonio "Then leap two paces into the aIr , " said time tule , and AntonIo stralghlway obe 'ed. "Go down on your knees ] and crawl , " and Antonio crawled , smiling secretly to himself. ' The tIme duke bade Lorenzo mount An- tonio on h's lJr.e , and he commanded the wIzard 10 follow him , ant they all went out where the horses were , and time three mounlet , and the wizard followed : and they came 10 tile end of the brIdge , .nt the duke turned shary 'round and rode by tile side ef the rushing river. And , suddenly . pausIng , ho amid to Antonio : "Commend thy soul 10 Got and leap In " Ani Anlonlo cornmended.hiis soul 10 God and would have leapt In/1bUt tIle duke caught him by the arm even .s ho set spurs to his horse , sarlng : "Do not leap , " And Antonio stayed his loap. Then , l\ ; , duldurned I his face upon , , . , the wIzard , saylbg"y > 1 "Time- potion works ] , wlzart , Wily did you " lid" And the wizard fell , onhl : \ Il ees , cursIng hell and heaven , form h coull p iOt see bow he should escape For tile potion had wored ] , Ant Antonio wondered whal should fall out next But Duke Valentine leapt I down from his horse . and approached , the wizard , wIllIe Lorcnzo set his sworJ against Anlonlo's breast. And the duke , desirous to make _ a final trial , erled again to Antonio : "FlIng ' yoursel froni your horse " Ant Antonio , having his arms , hound , YHI flung . himself lrom his horse and tell prone on time ground anll lay there sorely bruised , wizard "It Is . " enolgh , " said time luke. "You lied , But time wizard cried : "I tied nol , I lied not , my lord Slay mo , apt , my lord , for I dare not die , " , But the duke caught him by time Ihroat and drove his dagger Into his breast ti the fin- gore thaI hrlJ tIle dagger were burled In the fohls ! of time wlzarls doublet , and time duke pulled out time dagger , and wheu tIme wlzlrt fell ho pushed hll with his foot over the brink , anti the body fell with a loud spIaji Into the river beloW Thus tied tIme wizard ol Baralcla , who was famed above all of Ills ; day for the bl.ten knowledge that ho a\f"yet ; he served . not Got , but satan , 'amid his end ! was tIns end or I simmer And lany days after hIs bOdy was build a hunlrel mlos from that place , and certain charItable men , brelhren of my own order , gave It burial So that he died the same night In which lho mirror had shown him the lace as the lace at a dead man , but whence came the vision I know nol , Then tIme duke set Antonio again on his horse . and the three rode together toward I'ornloh , all as they wont aglin and again tIme duke testell the operaton of time drug elng Antonio mommy strange , ludicrous and unseemly things to do and to ay , anti An- lonlo did IIHI said Ihem. Ant he wonderet greatly that the drug had no 110Ier over him ant that his brain was clear and his senses all his own , nor did ho then understand thaI time duke had slain the wIzard for any reason cave timid the wIzard had harbore ! him , an outlaw . ali suffered him 10 hoar time duke's counsels , ant ho was grieved al time wizard's 'dealh. ' ¶ 'hus they rate through the nlghl , and II With time hour of dawn when they conic to the gales of Forlola , Now Antonio - tonio was pluled what he should do , for , h1vlng been In a swoon , he knew not whether the duke hind moro ol the potion , nor could ho tt'l wlh certainty wllether the Potion would he powerless against the senses ol a weall girl , as II had proved against his owiu Anti he said 10 the duke : "I pray you , my lord , give mo more ol lhal sweet drimilc. For I has refreshed inc and fet may Illnd ! al rest from all trouble. " "NdY , Anlonlo , you have hail . enough . , ' said time duke , bantering him , "I have nn- other use for time real , " And they wore now nearing the gates of FornIola Tben Antonio - tonio began to moan pItifully ) . saying : " 'hese bands hurt my hands , " and ! he whined and did as I child would do , feigning 10 cry And time duke laughed In bitter Irlumph. saying 10 Lorenzo : "Indeed I Is I princelY drug that makes Antonio of Monte Vdluto hue aee'lsh chIld , " Ant being now very secure of the power of the drug , ho bade Loremmea loosen the bauuds . saying to Aulonlo : "Cuke the reins , Antimic , atd , ride wlh tit Into the 01) ' . " Anti Antonio Answered : "I will , my good lord , " "It Is even D I saw wflemm I was with thus lorll of Florence , " whispered Ihe duke In exultation . "Yel 1 will still hero my sword ready , " Mit ! I.orenza. "There Is no neNt. lie Is like a tame ( ( log , " said time duke , carelessl lint the duke was nol minded to produce Antonio 10 the people till all his guards were collected anti under arms , amid the people r ! ralntl by a Brent show ol force Thorp1 1 fore he bade Antonio cover his face With his cloak , anti Antonio , Lorenzo's sword belmig still al his breast , obeyed : anti Ihns they three rode through time gates of I orlola and came to the dulo's alrce ; and Antonio II II all that the 1110 ordered , and babbled \ foolishly ! Ilo a bewildered chilI when the dule aslel him' ' questions , so that his high- ness laughuedu mightIly , anti coming into limo garden , sat down In his favorite place by the Ish pomid / causing Anlonlo 10 stand over against him. "Inlleed , Anlonlo , " salt ! he , "I can do other than hang you. ' "H II 13 your xleasurr , my lord , " "AntI then .I.uc : shal drink ol . thIs won derlul tr also anti she will be content and obedlentjl all will Iadly ! w1 ! Lorenzo , LH us have I her here now , nlHl ! give II 10 her wlholl ela1. You do not fret al Ihat , Antonio ? You hive nol the obstinate gIrl ! ? " " ' " Antonio "ste ] Is "In truth , 'nol" ! laughed ; naught to the ! " ' ' AntI he put hIs hanll to his hrl , sayingiperplrxcdiy , "Luela ! Yes , I re member that name Who was she ? \IS she aught to inc . , 1 , lort " Then Lornzo , wemudcreui greatly , amid time doubts Ihat he laid hell eOcerllg tint power of the wizard's drug mclell away , but he dId not laugh I lice the d nice , but loolell on Antonio - tonio , anti sa'll sally 10 the duke , sinking his voice : have "Not died thus , " sheul Antonio of Monte Velulo "So hue , dies . I care nol how , " answered the titmice , "I Ilect , I love to ace him 1 \ vlt- less fool , even when his body Is yet alve , 0 , rare wizard , I go near to repenting havlnp done justice 01 yo' I Go . Lorenzo to the officer of the gqarml . ant bId him fetch hither the Lady' ' Lucia , and"we w ! ! play the pretty comedy to the end. " end. " , 'I , you be alone ' wih hIm Z" asked Lo- "Aye , why 'not ? See , he Is lame enough " ant ho buffeted3Antonlo In the toe with his rIding glove.J Ant Antonio whmpered : ant whined Now time officer of the guard was In his lodge at thelentranee of the palace , on the ether side of the great hal , and Lorenzo turned and went , and presently the sound ol ant ant presenty his feet on tIme marble floor of the hal grow faint and , dtstant. Ant the dulco ] sal with the phial In , his hand , sming : at An- tonio , who crouche al hs : leel And An- tonio drew hllel on his knees quie close 10 the duke , jand looked ] imp In his face with a foolishm , emptye smie , Ant the due ] , laugh- lug , buffeted hIm again Then with a sudden spring , like lbe' spring of that IndIan tiger which the toill ol DeIhl sent lately as a gn : to the most Christian Icing I , ant tIme king for his dIversion mate 10 slay deer before him at the chateau of mOlD ( which I myszl saw , being there on a certain mlssn , and wonder- tu ] was the sight ) Antonio was upon the duke , and he seized the philre from the duke's hant and seized tIle duke's heat In his hands and wrenched his jaw open , and he poured time contents of the phlal down the duke's throat ; ant the ] duke swaP lowed time potion. Then Antonio fixed a stein and cOlm3ndlng glance ] on the duke , nailing hIs eyes 10 the dule's anti , tile duke's to his , and he salt In a voice ' r ' commant : "Ohey ! You "lave drunk the' potion ! " Ant still ho kept his eyes on the duke's Ant the duke , amazed , suddenly began to tremble , and ho sought 'to rIse ; and Antonlotool , his hands off him , but ho said : "Sit there and move not. " Then , alhough Antonio's hands were no . longer upon him , yet his hIghness did not rise , but after a short struggle wll' hImself sank back In his seat and stared 01 AntonIo like a bird fas- elnate(1 by a snalle Anti he moaned : "Talce . away your eyes ; they burn my brain . Tae ] them away ! " But Antonio giant all 'the more intently at him , saying : " 10 still , bo still ! " ant holtlng Ul1 his arm In onforeemenl of lila cornmnamud. Ant Antonio toot ] lrom the duke the sword thaI ho wore ald tIme dagger where. with the duke hat killed 1 thin wlzart vf Baratesta , t'zme due ] maltng no resistance , , but sitting motionless wih bewlhlere.t . stare , Then Anlonlo looked arolnt , for ho knew that Loronzo woulll soon come Mitt \ for the last tIme he bent his eyes again on the 'Iulo'j eyes In a very long gaze , Int time iluko cow erell ant shivered , moaning : "You hurl me , you hurt me ! " Then Antonio saId : "Be still and speak nol till I rellrn and bid you , " and he sUddenly left the duke and ran at the lop of his speed along under tIme wall ol the garden , and came where the wall elled ! , ant there was flight of steps leading up on the lop of the wail . Hunnlng up tlmeni Antonio stood for a mom en I on the wul , ant the rIver ran fifty feet below But ho heart a cry from the garden , amid hehell Lorenzo rushing up 10 the duke , and behind Lorenzo , who led I maiden In white , Then Count Anlonlo , hlvlng : commended himsel 10 the keeping vf God , leapt head lore most lrom the top of the wal Into the rIver. anti his bOdy wind , clove 'the water as an arrow cleaves tie Now I.renzo marveled greatly nl what ho saw and eamo to the duke crying : "My lord , what don this mean ? Anlonlo nNI" nut time duke answerell ! nothing , sitting with empty eyes anti hips set In rigId smile ; nor did ho move. "My lord , what ails you ? " cried I.orenzo. Yet the duke did nol amiswer Then I.orenzo's eyes fell on the lragmenls of the phial which lay broken on tIme rIm of tIme fish Ilnd , where AntonIo hat nung I , and ho crletl out In great alarm : "The potion ! Where Is time , potion ? " And time duke did not answer. Ant l.ronzo was much bewildered - wldered , and In sore lear , for \ seemed as though his hIghness' senses were gone Ant Lorenzo laldl "By some means he has drunk ' ' the potiomu , pton Ant he ram up 10 the luke and caughl him by the arm and shook him vlolelty , seeking ) arouse hmini lom his stupor and calling his name with entreaties anti crying : "le ' es- capes , my 10rd'Antonlo ' escapes ; rouse our- self , lY lord ; ' he escapes ! " hut the duke did no more than tuft , heavy , dull eyes to 1.0- renzo's face Ira puzzling Inquiry And , see- lag time strange thing , time caplall ol the guard hurrIed 'up ' , amI ! with him the Lady Lucia , and sho.Jllld : "Alas , my lord Is 11" ! and ! , cOlillng to his , \lghneu , she set her cool , bolt ham ] , on his hot , throbbing brow und look perfume train n silver Iltk that hung lt her tlrdlo and wetted her handkerchIef - chIef with It and bathed Ills brow , whisperIng - Ing soft , soothing worts to him , 15 thou"b he had been n sick womuiemn For leI a woman have what grudges she may agnlnst 1 man , yet he gains pardon for all lS Man as ho becomes sick enough to leI her nurse anti comfort him ; anti Lucia was ns tender to the duke l to the COlnl Anlonlo lmirnself , and forgot all save the need of gIving him ease and rousing him from hl stul10r. lImit Lo- rlnzo erlCt angrily : "I nt least have may senses ! " And ho saht 10 time captain ol the guart : hI unmet needs stay wIth his huigli- ness , but Antonio ol Monte Volulo has leapt from the vaIl Into the river. 00 and brIng him here , dtall or alive , anti I will be your warrnnl to the tlmmke. lImit If he he ns " lien I Eaw him last he wi give you 8ma1 Irol- hie , For he was 1,1 a chili for woalnlss and folly , " And having said this he lured to the dlle ognln amid gave hIs aid 10 I.ucln's ministratons , Now , Iho Inleman who m"omnniauidetl tIme dulo's guard at this time , was a Spaniard , by name Coroqln , anti he was 'oung , of hIgh eOlrage , Rut hurnlng 10 ItO Celtic great deed. "I pray he bo as ho Is wont to be , yet I wi brIng him to tIme lee at 1) ' 10r.l , time lke , " Anti he ran swl- through the hall amid , edict ! for his horse , 1111 drawing his swor.l redo alone out of the cIty and across time bridge seeklnl Antonio nlI say- Ing 10 hlmse"Whal : a Ihlng I I take him I And If ho slays me-wh , I will show that a genlemal of Allallsla cal 110. Yet he thought for an Instanl of tIme hOls whelo his 10ther lved : then he leannCI the Plain , RHI lIe behl a mun runnIng some imal-muiile awar ; amid the man seemed 10 be making for the bIll on which stoOI 1H ruins or Antonio's house thaI the duke had blrnt , Then Corclua set spurs to his horse , but the man , whom by his ! tallre anti gait Cora- tua lmew 10 bo Antonio , rnn very swiftly , 1111 was not overlaken before he came to the lull , anti he helan to mounl br a very steeL , , ruglNI path , and ! he was omit of sight fri ' the trees when Coroqln came to time t fool And Coroqmma's horse slumblell among the stoncs ant could nol mount the path ] , anti Coroqua leaped off his back and ! ran on foot mmli ] ! the patti swor.1 In hand Once Iw came In sigh of Antonio rount 1 curve of the path , three parIs of tIme way up the lull , Anti Anlonlo was Ilanlng ngnlnsl the Irunk or n Ire and wringing tIme water out ol his cloak , And Coroqua drew near , his swor.l . In hand , ant with I prayer 10 time holy Vir- gin on his lps , And he trcmbled not with fear , but because late offered n great prize ] amid his name would b lamed throughout Italy If he slew or took Antonio of Ionle Vellto , and for fame , even lS for a wommuami's smile , a young man will tremble as a coward , lluacs 19r , lear. , The t lt Antonio stood as though slnl , In a tevC ' , ) 'et , presently , hearing Coroqla trend/le-rls d his eyes , ant , sming klmimlly ] on : the young man , ho said : "Vtry slnng are the was of heaven , sir I thlnll''lh'nl the wizard ! of ) Baratemita' spoke ! truth ammul ] dd ! not le to tIme dule ! Yet I have ] that sumac lmo\ver which the wizard \ower clalmuicti ] although the dulo hat none over .1 , , ' \0 are chidren , sir , and our game isblInmi ] ) man's buff but al are hlnted , nut ! It Is but tIme narrowest glimpse that we obtain - tain now alit ! again by sOle clever shirng of the hiamidicerchief. Yes ther are some things clear 'cno1 h-as thaI a man shout ] 10 his work amid be clean anI ! true What would ] you with me , sir ? For I to not think I Imow , you , " ' ! JoniL 9f. \ndalusla anti my name Coroqua 'U.an anl ' 1 ano&fttafn of his highness' guard , all I come to bring ) you alive or dead , to Ills Presence. " presonce. "Anl are come alone on that errand , sIr ? " asked Antonio , with n smile thaI he strove to smother lest It shoul wound the young man's honor. "David slow GoiIatiu . m ) lorl , " salt the Spaniard , with a bow. Then Count Antonio hell omit his hant to the young man and sahl courteously : "Str , your valor needs no proof and fears no reproach I pray you slitter me to go In peace ; I would not fight with you , If I may avohl II honorably. For what has happened has left me' mora In the mood for thinking than for fighting. Besides , sir. you arc . yciung , and far off In Andalusla loving ] eyes , ant maybe sparkling eyes , arc strained to the horizon , seeking ] your face as you return. " ' 'Vhal Is all that , my lord ? " asked Cor- oqua. "I am a"man , though a young mnn , uml I am here 10 carry you to the duke. " And hI 101"hl Antonlo'R R\orl1 wih tuke. _ saying : - "Guard ; . - < o i Ji- : - - - . . , - . - . "It Is wih great pain and reluctance that I take my sword , ant I cal you to witness ol It ; but.f I must , I must , " and the count took up his posItion and they crossed swords. Now , Coroqua was well taught and skilful ] ( but ho dil not know the cunning which An- tonio had learned at the school ol Gacomo In Padua , nor had he the strength and endurance of the count And Antonio would faIn have wearied him out , and then , giving him comae alight wount to cover his huonor have heft him amid escaped : but time young man Cl10 at him Impetuously and negleetcd to guard hImself while ho thrust 11 his enemy ; once and again the count spared " 11m , but he did nol know that he had received tIme courtesy , and , taking heart from his Imlunlty , came al Antonio more fiercely ] again , Int at last Antonio , breathing a sigh , stfenet his arm ant , waiting warily for the young man again 10 uncover himself , thrust at hIs breast , and the sword's point entered hart by the young man's heart , and time YOlng man staggered , and would have fallen , dropping his sword , but Antonio cast away his own sword and supported 'ulm , stanching tIme blood tram the wound and er ' - lug : "God send I have not ] < led hIm. " , And on his speech came tIle voice of Tom- masino , saying carelessly : , " 11cm In truth , cousin , Is a good prayer . wasted on a Spaniard. " Ant Antnlo , looking lP , saw 'ommaslno and Dena And Tammaslno salt : "fWhen l"udld not come baell we set out 10 seek youtfearlng that you were ( alien Inlo' some snare ant danger , And , behold , we find you with this young spark : amid how you mlssod .hls llart , Antonio , I know not , nor 'vh'v ' Gaeomo of Padua would say to SUe.1 bungling. " But Antonio cared nol for his cousin's caret worlls , which were spoken In the banter that a man uses to hide hIs true feelngs , and lhey sot ' t"emselvC 10 save time young man's I life , lor' Tommaslno ant Dens had seen tile better part of the fight , and perceived that he was a gallant youth , But , as they lended 'him , there care shouts and time sound of horscs' hoofs mounting the hill by time wind- Ing roam ! that let past Anlonlo's house Amumi Tomraslno touehel , Antonio on tIme slmouidem' saying : 'Vo can do no more for him , amid hr I we linger we must fight again , " Then they iall time young man down , An- tonIo stripping off his coat and maklpg I pillow of It . amid Hens brought time 'horses , for they hind led ono with them for Anlonlo In case there should be neet of II ; and they wee but jU11 mounted when twenty of tile duke's guall appeared 300 years away , as- telclng the crest of tile lull . 'Thanl heaven they are so many , " sal Antonio , "lot now we can ly without ushualne " amid they fet spurs 10 their horses ant lied . Ali c rtaln of the duke's guard pursued ! , but only two or three were so \\11 monnted as 10 be able tO come lear them , and these two or three , nndlng that they woullbe ! man to Inan , hat no liking for time luslness , ant each , called out that his horse was founqered ; ant thus I I was that none of them came lP with Count Antonio , but nil , after I while , returned logolher to time ely , carrying time young SpanIard Coroqua , titbir captain , limit as they drew near 10 the gates Coroqnl opened his eyes anti ( murmlret some soft sylablet name that they could not hear , and havIng with failing fingers signed ! the ( cross , turned on his side a 11 died , Ant they brought his body 10 the great hail of time dUko's palace There In the great hal sat Duke Valemutlne. Ills taco was pale anti his frown heavy , unll ho gazed on tIme dead hOlly at time young man and gazet ) ( no word Yet he hall ! loved Cora- qua , anti out of love for 'Ilm hall lade him captain or hIs guard Anti he la sell lila hand wearily across his brow , murmuring : "I cnnnol lhlnl" , I cannel think , " /nll tIme Lady LucIa sloe by him , her hnml rellng on his shouhler anll her eyes full of tear hut II last the strange spel which lay on time senses of the titmice passed away ; his eyes again Iat time light ol reUben In IJII , ant he Islened while they told him how Antonlc hat hulmnelf escaped amid hall aterwRr,1 slain Corcqua on the top ol t'e h I where Anloale/s house luaU . stood . Anll limo duke \ \ 'as very berry ' ( or Coroclua's denth , and ho hooked ronml on them till , saying : "lie made of mo a log of wood , ant nol a man. For , when J had drunk 111 looked In lls eyes II seemed to mo that my eyes were bould to hula , amid Uilt I loolet 01 him for eommalul , and 10 know what I blwuld dOj ; amid lhal he was my God ! , anti without his will 1 could not move Yes , I was then to him even a& ho hud leere to bo to mae , I we rode lrom Iarltesll , And ovel now 1 am not free lrom this strange affection , for ho seemB sll toe by me , and I his yolce came now bidding me do anythIng , by SI Irlslan , I should ! arise and do It. Slnt my 11hyslclan to me . And leI thIs ( young mau lie , In nIl chapel ot tint blessed virgin In Iht cnlhtdral , nut ! tomorrow ho sh11 bouloll. . Anti when 1 stir " ell , and this strange Iree- lon 19 passCt from 10 nlul hanKs no more hike n fog riser may brain , then I will exa't the prlco of his , lrtth from Antonio , together with limo reclonlnl of all else In respect ot whleh he sl:1t' In may debt , " limit ' the Lady l.cln , hearing 11 ! slt boldly : "My I lord , I Is by your IteNl mint ! through your devices thaI this genleman has ! met his death . , and the barl of It I yours , anti nol my Lord Anlonlo' , " Anti at her bah ! anti angry'orts ! nukc Valentine was routCI , anti the la91 of his ian- guor lot hIm , anti he glared nl her In wrath , cry'n ; " ( Ia to your house , " ant ho rose tip sllltnh' lrom \'hre he sat lul wenl Into his cablnel , l.orenza nlendlnl him , Alul ! on the day after hue walked first behind the bIer of Coroqua , a11 his face was very pale , hut his air corposell , ant his mnnlr a1 I was vent to be. For time spell had pnssed and ! he was his own lan agaimu limit Count \nlonlo heart : ! with great gr'et of time dtath of the ' , ! ' young man nlll was very sorry that he hall ! ben eonslrahlCI to kill him , amid lad great blame 10 him sel for seeking cOlnsel ol time wizard of Blrlelta , wheneo had ! eOle Ilealh 10 tIme young man no less Ihan to tIme wlr rll ! hlnel Such II the story of the drug which time \lllar.l . of Inratesta gave to Due ] Valentine of Fornioli To me I stems a strange talc , but yet II Is wel attested , and tlarlls en ns strong a rock ef tesllon ' as an'lhlng which Is lold ! concerning the count. Time lrulh ol I I do not understand , .nmid oren I ponder of I , wOllerlul whetller ) the wizard or laratcsta spoke Irnth t , all why the drug which hall ! no power over Anlonlo bouml the seiuses all ! 'lhnls ' of the dlilo In titter torpor alit ! hielim- lessness And once , \h n I Was thl9 lustng over the story , there came 10 n ) ' cell n monk of time abbey of SI Irl5lnn , who was In ohm man ant ! very Ilaret , alum ! I wenl 10 wal , w'lh him In the garden , antI comlnl to the , fountain , we sal down ! br the basin , anti l < owlnl thaI his lore was wile . anti deep , I set before him all the story , asking him I ho knew of this strange drug. limit lie smlell nt mime , ant , Inking time eUt thaI lay by time , basin of time fountain , he fle.1 . II with tIme 1 ' clear , spark\ng ! water , all drank n little , anI I hehl the cup to me , sayg : "I thlnl the wizard of larntesta would have wrought the spell as well wllh no other drug Iln this. " "You say n strange Ihlng , " salt I. "And I do not marvel , " salt ! he , "Ihal the titmice had no ewer over Count Antonio , for he kncw nol how to wield such \ower. lImit umeltiuci' tb I woimder that vower lay ] In to \onter \ower Counl Anlonlo to hond the mind of the duke 'to ' his wi , I warranl ) ' 01 , Anselm , thnl the wonderful drug wns nol tlfcul to conu- lotuiid , ' ' Tlmen I uimmderstoo'3 what Ito ummcauut , for lie wouultl have it that tIme tiruug was bumt a screoum and a pretemuse , and that. the power lay not Iii it , ituit iii the umiauu thmut : gave it , Yet surely thIs is to c'XIlain'luat is obscure by a timimmg mmiore obecuire , omit ! fails titus Into a fauult hinted of thmo logicians. For Imeavemi uumay well Imave inamimi a ' drug that binds thmo semises anti limbs of nueli-hmums umot tIme 1)01)1)3' souuie such cl'ftmt ? And the ancleimts fabled limo like of time lotus phaumt , But can we concelvo that ommo nina shoumitl , by time ummore glaiico of hula cye have such pos'er over anotimer as to becommuci to him by this means , mfmud mio other , a lord amid muster ? Iii truth , I lind that hard to believe , anti I doubt ivhmetluer a uiuami umummy lawfully believe it. Yet I lcrue' hot. ICmmosviedgo spreads , amid lumen grow wiser Iii hmiddemi timings ; amid , although I who write mnay hot live till tIme time when time thing simall be uumatlo clear , yet it may ho God's vill to send such light to time mmuen of later day that , readIng this story , ( lucy may find in It imothming that is strange or mimuknown to their science anti skill , 1 nra that they mumay use the lcnowledgmm God scuds iii Ills holy service , amid miot iii the work of the devil , as did time wizard of Baratesta , But Count Amitoumio , being by his guile ant ! adroitness and by that strange power whuichi lie lint ! from the drug , or whence I kumow hot , delivered out of time halide of Duke Valentine , abode with his company aim the hula throughout time cold of winter , expecting thmo day whmcn lie mumigiut wIn ( hue hand or time Tnlu T , , nfn on , ) . , hn ratnni in inr , , , and calm ! nothing of what hind befallemm time tluke. 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Tfl/I ) aIaPK u _ _ _ _ _ _ -us PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRIES fly purehuasing goods nmade at time followin Nebraska factories , if you cuimmmot : find 'what 3'Otl os'ant , comummunIcato wit ! : thin unanutac- turers as to what dealers himmimdle their goods : n.uG. ' ' , itUUT.iI' , I\'i ) 'i'pl'I.\'l , V llE11S OMAHA B& CO. Mantmfacturert of all muinds of cotton & burlap bags , cotton flour sacka & twummo a specialty , ci ' tic'cis S. lithm.et. , ; : : . : . ' WfI. ( PRESTON & CJ. Manufacturers of Preton's Caulforumia FlakeS. Suclule In-anti .if naisung flout & ieat. Do you lisa Preston's best dour ? - - - ' - I : , , ICr.Vu I'OhI'VflII. ? " AKE1T11C Manufacturers of Mrs , ieItiu'a l'ure flakln Powder , Itrncta & Seir Itittuuni Uuckv1icat. Sold by cli grocers. 6i5 S. Jltii zt. Tel. 1809 , - 4 1IIEli'flIeJIS. . OMAHAll1tE\VIGASLOC1MT' \ Car load summements made In oum' ow' refrmgeratoj' cars. flue Illbbon , Elite lOapuit , Vienna Export , and Fnmliy Export , dehivered to all pat of city. , ' ' . " ' J'lG'J'OUI s. , , - - - " - - - - - - - - - - - - - FROST & JIARBIS. Carriage & Wagon Makers. CarrIages , buggies , plmnetons & wngon3 always on Imand & made t om'der. m313-lf , Harney-et. , Omaha. CJP1"E1 , SPrCI-S , 10.1 ICI.'t'G I'OIrJEfl. CONSOLIDATEllCOFFE Ce. , Coffee itoastere. Spice Grinders , 4anuifaotureri " German BakIng Powder and Gem-oman Dry Hop - ; Yeast. 3l4.O a. 12th street Onitima. : . 1"LUUU. . . - - - - - - - - - - - S , F , GIL)1 ) , Idanutacturer of Gold imledmil Flour , 'i 0.10. fliacim , Manager , Omah. FUItNITUIW 1'.t ( J'l'flI IS , ' IIPIIOLSTERthG CO. Manuracturers of pauhor furniture , lounges , din. , ' ' Ing iatiies & fo1dun beds. 2Stii mmte , , mid to Saimier streets. - - - - - - - UMON .LIFE INSURANCE CO. Over one mumlhiion dollars go mit of Nebrak * every ) ear for no better lnsumaitct' titan is fur. nisheil liy the UnIon Llfo of Ommtauima , Agents % vnnted un every town In Neltu'mttkn , ICE .INI ) C.lL. - - - - - - - - ' - - - - - - - - - - - - 'I soU ll ONAIIA ICE Al ) COAL CO. Domestic & ' .team coal. We imavi' the beet , Of. fl 1601 Farnaun-et , Teiephmone : omluca 373 , yartl 17c8. J , A , Boo , genlnianager. _ _ _ _ _ _ IIUN fl'OUK , ' , , ii llVORK \ , Manufacturing & repairing 01 cii kimuds of clmlmieu'y , engines. v'mmmmts , cicu mimer , , prmntmn Itresses. hmummger , , eumaftlumg & cmnmplimmgs. 1405. llownrdst , , Omaha. ' PhOENIX FOUNDRY CO. ( Fire ii'drnnts , water & ' gas hilpo. specialal bollep fi'ont & nttuiugs , street It'y ear wimec'lo , Aroht. tociural Iron worlus. Office 501 13. iGtIi-et , , Omaha. , PAXTON & VIERLIG IRONWORKS. M'f'r's of Am-cimutectural Iron % ' , ix. aonern Foundry , Machine mind iiiacitsmaiumm 0i'ork. IOn gummeers & Contracmorm for i"im' , hoar hmummdung. _ Ommice anti Works , U , I' . his' , & tic. mlmli Utreat Ormmaima , it. I . , 'fJI",1 ' ' ( / , ' ( ( , 'iI , : .u . 'IW. TIlE MERCER CflEMICAL COM1AY. [ Manufacturers of fluid cxtrimctn , rhiirs , syrup , & trifles , compressed trituu'ntea , 1m3'poderunlo Ca I.E. , mIil. & eclentiimc' medical nOvtlties , Omahi .11.4 i"1'ItI'S.1S , ( ; Ui' , , ( 'JCll'i , - kG OU ? Janufactmiter ? Jmmttresut'a , , Spu'hng iirt.1 ,1otbe Fcatltcrs und h'iiiawm. . Nom lb I liii und iichmoia St. , . Omaha. ' -Aiidt'i : DiSTllIF'LEGRAPll. Time omuly perfect protection to procrty. Exams , lime It. Best ihimug on caithm , itetluce. bneuru rates. 1001 - Douglas.et - - - . - , - - _ _ _ _ _ = - - - ' -5 0 Vi' ILl J1 l"I ! ( J1'O1.I . , 1lLPTllICK.KOC11 ( DRY G ) ODS COT' Manufacturer , f4 jobbers of tIe , ct'It'brumted Iluck , kin brand sun. , pants , oveu'tuii , & ducit clotij , ing. liftl'I-A hinmney-et , Vmmetou 1:451 : Omah - J'I'z-cEYJN ( ; ( SO , - , , t Manufacturer ) uf men's boys' clethuimug , pan shirts 8i overalls. 2.2lh 8 , 11th-pt , 4 r---- = - - , ' _ _ _ . . - _ _ ! ' : , . .1. 'I'IIE OMAHA I1AI1ER B'X ) CO , ) , lmtnuactuiers of oil kinds pumer boxee , , huel boxes , baimi5mue eases , nuaiiinmi tube , , eta wed. dlmmg cake & fammcy tmmumty bo'cs. tiruggmtI 4 jemyeIr buxc , 1105-b Jouie.-st , , . Omimaimuu , - - - - - - - - _ _ _ _ _ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - tIII1t'I' J'I'TouhI : . . J , If , LVAHS.-EllRSK $ HIR'I' ' CO. Eucluvive custom phuirl talimm. , 1511 Fumrrmanu street. Tebettimomma DOS , IL ) " IIIutY BOJdLH , 011A1A ! , EB. Factory in I.uulam'illa , Camii C tuality of bric1 guaranteed to 19 lii g0C4 ii ; slimy mEumw.mtaculJ ; outeide c , thu siatv. henry IMla. .