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C0EXTtXJiOfc3?TI353? N'. C. MARCH 25, 1862.
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iDiTiiti and niopaitratis.
DOLLAR? AND FIFTY CENTS if payment tw
jtiiTtU Hir inreainonuisjana 1 11 n r.r. ijuulaas
)t tlx end nf the year. Nper w ill be dmcnn.
,ued eutilaliarreeragee are paid .eic.pl at the
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'llin r le.a.thi. .lied type) Tor the nrat in.er-
igu ana iiFnii lurencnconiinuaiice. ooriaa
rtiriiieota and Klieriff'e Salca charted US per
cnilinhers anda d.dnoli.n nf 33 J prrcent.will
.7.rirt.at tl per aou.r. for each tim. Hmi
aunthly 74 een ta per aqaare for eaeb lima.
PcrMina when aending in their adrertiaamenla
myl mrk the number of ineertione deaircd or
, win ae in.erieo anui loraia aou eoarg.u ao.
LTP.etaiaelera are a athoriaed in .el aa agenta
Tbe One Mystery,
av jattaecLaaeftce auaea.
T a idle! we eabauat and equei.4er
fba g !!("nf "" th-of bt ia vain
AH i..mU leaa ' : wander.
Tie Ii of Lfo rn..e dark dark"cl&Cle
M.k-.l.n.pl... n gbt ar,.uad us.nocfi
Tk 4aat. ai. era ara ihev f In llif ahfunda
Htm tsavi ma mure.
It-.km Imm anciaal and lha (.sat.
Will m illuoing aur arie f
Or anil tha tint fruiu fif.t U Ual
DVrapieatf tlund ayaa t
Whra lila. Iae, (try. beau'y, whither,
Will wado'a f(a. or alienee enrtv
Maa nl lr I. mm lha rejiao whith.r
Tlir shudea depart
Idppoae.t lhaa tlx wuitderoaa swwav
ft Mg inixf isi'tiuff JHfl,
Iff. a ul wuat absll vl be oars,
When earlli ia bcavanf
W bta Una lcr.))U .li-rll ia Sold,
On ! saye.t 0o ike muI sh.U alimb
Tt at maeic iii'.ual a.ia trau of old,
H i ciiildtina'a tins.
AdJ tba aaered fm'to thrilled
Tui.il anec (! la f ly'e naaaa I
Aad I' I'm que M.g Uee teal fci.led
A I rrla Wilk fl.u.a,
S raa.ei, rraawed, (moxxUl,
Rrejm HI M n predev might,
A b oi.o theeb purial
Ui drain sal mght i
No aur. n a are with aching bri.w,
A ra.ia hait, and keramg braia,
W ..k tb V) bea. the Haara, tba Haw,
And a ia voa.
Au all philuaopliy, all faiib,
A i e.rthir U ealcalieil hr.
H.ta but .m ta-ee, ab.cb aaif aailb
t. a pi a a -a aoe a t
air viaotMA B( FuaaiaT.
I 'Loudon! Wbat sash a body as yoa
geing to do iaLoodoa? Have you aey
In a small aottava oa the eatatea of Lord bo v to go there !'
Grahame. in room de.litate of all furni-
Wr aave Ibe bed aad ooe lew ebe.l. lav
a .;. . . .. S,.ff.,,n- ..mil and
aip - bad etanaped aaeb ia rigid impress
iae oece fair new painfully wan and
! . I. bad b-en one of tbea round.
bieming feces, w e e beauty eoe-iaied ia
l.,r eoinilrkion, rosy oneeks, daodiag
sis., and rnrliug hair, mere linn in rege
l.Mly of feaiu'a. Tak ng a w ay these, and
the merry .sieh i.re.ion, it ass almost
h'Bl'lt io ih tbin outlier. "-'ba waa aioa-,
la hrr , ye. aare fii.d upon the door with
aa eager, longing 'o k. ahioh plainly alio,
aba r'apea.vd aoma one ; and, abile aba
til ioake for ber visitor. I will draw a
k.teh of her history. ?". be former owner of the bouse, came
Ada Leslie waa the only child of Lord ia
Grahame, the pet darling of bia bou.e Halloa, Luey 1' he oriad, al be eaaght
liar mother having di-d al .an early age, 'bt ef poor Hector ; ' ahere did tbia little
the became her fatber'a idol ; aud i e indul- 'P on,d frolu -'
gsnoa of ads.ai.ee that aaaoey could pro- ' ' foar '"I orpbao, Jamea, who
vide waa denied ber. She waa literally a to beg I akould like te keep bim,
p..lel child, v.io. wilful, impulsive, but Jmea. See what a Ittvle bey be is; aud
leneroea. frank, and laleated At aa ear- be has auch a frauk, good faea, and
ly .e.be waa batrothad to Gbarlea Lealie, "peaks aa prettily as auy little gentleman.
)oaeg artist eftalant and standing, band , " keep him ; he eaa take RalauJ a
, wealthy, aad aeeompli.bed. She lov . olothea after be outgroaa ibem ; aad one
bim fervently aad fondly j aad great we;"o-b more ia not rauob. May be atay !'
ke ahoek to her bsart when ber lather oaej J"" df" lo, -0 -"
itj informad ber that her lover-ber idol,! I 'J I"1 J"' kind heart, Luoy ;
I bad almost aaid waa io tbe habit of . d 11 ol Jur ",J -b tttm -
risking deeply, aud be (her father) cocid
tad itberdaly to break off tbe match, and
ktsp bia darling for a wertbeir men. Ada,
Iter the first aboak waa over, deicrraiaed
r to abaadoo bar lover ; aba, with tbe
rsftaaoa ef aiiteea,- declared ahe believed
bar aaitsiea waa ta reforaa Charles; aad
ka kaaw, at ber bnVaed, he weald leave
bie out viee for her sake. Had be not laid
of Remonetr'aocss, even threate, wire
ram to Urn her from bar resolution ; tnd
finally, io anger, bar father lold bar lo da-
aide between himself and nharl.at far
en forever, fcbo did decide and
w--n. ivigr jrin
after bar marriage, bar hu.band dird, a!
poor drunkard. Far two yeara aflar that,'proa hia gratitude for the meniee granted
upported bereeir and ber little boy,
jinuiujr, iu vain ior lorgivjuek.
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f,,br ' bow, after a long i)
ill .... ik;.
n ..-..,....,,..., nuuui i i p ""'
'" Biontka, during wbicb time aba bad
lifed by charity, aba lay dying in tbe
nieane.t oolt.ge on bey fatber-a eatala.
, . Qr 0P,nca. " Carua in,
I be door opened, and a woman emit iu, tba old an an refued to ee, or iu any way hapr. He prai.ed hia piaturea. lie, the
leading by tba band a ittile boy. Tba to aid, bia daugbtar'a ahild ; an tui tarwer "jTreiT .jndun ariiit. praised bia piettrea,
aalid'a breath oatua abort and qoiek, and returned witb tbe uewa to Lucy, bo, bi aaid be wae a geoiu, encouraged bia ef
abe fiebly raiaed bar bead, lifting ber ojen, bceoue attaobad to Hector, wan oer fort, and propbeaied glorious future, if
witn a ajoururul inquiring look to tba wo-
tua iaoe. J bo farmer waa what la eahod a I to do b correoted bia faults, lent hini eopiea, took
"Sara, aaarrn,' aaid aha, witb ft atrong ij tbe world, that i, hia farm )ielied liiiu out akotoniiiu witb bim, gate biru tin
Vragua, 'tbe ould giutli man waa in the very enoti(h for him to lira eomfoi tably. and inerou. iuvaluahle biota about hi family
wort of limpera; aud I wouldo't like to re- aeud hia boya, Ureter inoludi d.io (be fir.t pioture and, when bo left tba farm, prom
pate bia tuer,a(;e1 marui, biu 1 tould b'aa chool of tbe place, mhera tbtre wire firat iaed to return io a abort lime. Wbat a
ja d be wiabm' to ee him.' j rata teaabera and mauy intelligent acbolarit.t flood of happiuea ah'e bad opened for our
'iea yea, Hannab, tall ma ! Wbat did, Hctor early aboaa a panrionata love for hero! Two weeka after JJr. Aahtou left
my father aay ?' j learning, and cutatripped, in a aiiort tim, the farm hou.e. there arrived preaenta trom
'Sure, marui, be aaid ya bad gone to live both George and iUlaud, though the latter a London from bin and all the family ; and
away from Liui aad be wouldn't coma alilitiea were by no tneatu to bo de.niiied. , Heetor'e waa, io bia eyaa perfection. Save-
;and and and'
I'Vea, ilannab, and wbatl'
'And ta miarbt ta without bim !
sore, woat nave t dona I she oned, aa Ada
fell back aeueleae on tba pillow. 'Sura,
be didn't believe ye were bad Ucb,
jmylaHy. dnn't take it ao hard I Arrab,
, wbat II Idol It'a off on a feint abe i 1'
j A deep, faint Ada Lr.lia waa dead ! J
I She was buried by charity j and bar lit-'
(lie oa Hector. Lair at law of all tbee
jlroad landa before bim. waa turned a beg-
, gar en the oorld Feor little fellow 1 Too
! )' to reelite the lull misery of bia eon-
di.ic?, be waa very a. naitive at the lo.a of
l .1- l i
hia mjiher'a lav, and to tbe panf e of bua-',
tgrrhehad often tndure. With a bundle j
j eontaibing one little abirl given by some
kind hut poor neighbor, bia mother e wed-,
ting ring, aaarked on tbe iuaida will ber
initials and bia fathers, aad a little book
of religious aaaiinia, preaeutad by tbe eler-J
gymee of the pari.b aa a reward for reu-
l.r auendauee at tba Sunday reboot, Ilea-
tor Lelie left the eottage, a bare blame-
tbar breathed her la. I, te try to Ind bia
way to Louden. .
One afternoon, weary and hungry, be
aloppad at a farm bou.e oo ti way to Leg
a ntgbl'a real in tbe bare, and a pieee of
j bread for bia supper. Ha timidly entered
itne k'tebee, and, with dowaeat ), and Hector waa, u pdsaible, still more warm- .ly ou sons have never been mire duti
I law humble tones, be lord bia leaebing ato- ly cherished that It fore, after tbia event, tul aad flections ta than the ahild rf my
jry. aed craved reliif. The party iiaicned
;ia ai'.oee Tbe mother elapsed br mfanl
eior to ber breast, as ha f.uoiad one of
j bar little eaae Irfl so dstuiete. Aunt Mar-
tba, a neighbor who had happened io, stood
waning for tbe eonclaiioe lo erge hi timid
r quest Volaud, tba eideat boy.ahi.aer-
: ed to bie mother to rive tbe little boy bie
8aedayjsakri ;ahil George and E la alood
, ar Aaat Mariba ; E la, aith bar cherish-
ed piece cf esse, seed from some ahild-
Irea'a Irast, pruffred it to the waidrri
aad George, bia baud in hi pocket., try
iag to hi-- hia piofouud eyuipalby aub
I aa awuaip'ieo of taiiiiae.s
1 IP.A. l.. 1' ..,.1 A ..n 1 .
'veunf lo be ao ornhao ! Wbat did toe
,aav year iame si.I
I Hector La-'i Father died long ago ;
mot bar died only a little a hile ago. Here'.
tbe pit-tare father painted of mother' And
be drew from bis boroia a aiuail oe con
taining an ciqm-il utiniatura of bi mulh-
1 ar before weal had marred her beauty.
You're not like hr,' said Aunt Mariba.
' 1 Her rye aare kiea, .ad her hair yllow ;
i your eyea are black, aud your bair i broan
I'erbapa yau are like your f.thrr '
I Mother uad e.ayao, P.ea.e. ma'am
i bow far ia it lo Loudon ?'
No m son.. I have nobody any ahere,
dew mother a dead ; but 1 can get eome
ihinar to do there. D.rbiDs. at least. Mra.
J.nkina aaya ao.'
'Mra Jok oa ia a aimpletoa! Wbat
an yoa do !'
'I ca" make a fire, ma'am, and make
tea. and pat op the pillow, aad fi mother
in bad nicely, and pui lha abert over ber
aotowth, and and O dear, I ve got no
mjther lo do it for noa !' And, aiib a
deep -ah, the little fellow sat down on a
lw stool, and, laying bis bead on a ahsir.
"ept biuerly. Mother called tb ahildrea
i end Heater tubbed bim.alf to sleep,
waa anil e-ieep ahe a Jam. rotner-iiong
Yew have the right to fill it, my ewa warm
Do aot aaaile, rvader. Jamea Fothergill,
at thirty-eight, the father ef four children,
waa aa warm a lover aa when eleven yeara
before, he bad asked the blushing Luey te
be hia wife. Truly, Hioter had foaad a
pletiaat beese. Tbe gee farmer aed bia
pretty, loving wife were thankful for the
bouetiea Heaven bad showen-d upou them,
and were uo niggards iu sharing ibtm with
those lata fortunate. Tba children bat
it,;. h-... ...a r.iu..:
' baud . Hecio ken into ,b-
baarta of all, aud aooo filled tba place.
i iiui, luicingem, auu aU'OUOtlsie, ne
strove, by aver meaaa in bin power, to
; buu ; and, aa time aped on, all forgot be
' ' r ' e-
an not born a aon of tbe Lome. Jainea
i Pnit...r.;it i. .u. i -v
; mother bad died, and found oat the boy'e
; high birth. . Ha went to Graliaoie, and told
bim of grand. on'a deatitute eoudifou : but
tba old aaan refu.ed to Me. or in any way
Ha waa alowe" than Hetor, but. retained
all that be learned, and aaa tberoav b
eorre waa an active, manly boy, whose
animal spirits were' more prominent tliarjj
hia love for study. Toere was one atudy
taught at the academy up m ahieli Hector
fastened witb eaijrr dtii;bt thi nan draw-
iag. At home or at Kohoul p-mi and
pieee of paper ere hi p. tfeci pi. aure ;
and bo w never im-u ol .krtcoitg tba
scenery around tin- farm, and the facta uf
Lis benefactors. Wbm llretor waa nearly
fourteen years old, there came a great griof
to tbe farmhouse. Id, tbe youugent
daugbt-r. waa thrown from ber pony, aud
Mr. Fothergill waa aealed in her own
room alone, tbe day after ber ebild'a foner-
al, wben Hector entered with a alow, sor
rowful i-fp, aud eyiupuby atrodgly marked
on hi baud'oma lace.
, ' Mmber,' be aaid, hireling beide her, 'I
ta been months paiatieg this, but it was
not finished until last cigbt. Will you au
eapt it T' And be placed in ber bands a
likeness of the lot one Perfect in owtiioe
and eolorini;, mud the m-i of life, the faea
aecmed amilliug hope lrm the paper to tbe
Oaieaved mother, a ho. thr.u.b lha building
tra looked upoa op tbat s.ir face aba bad
iboagbi bidden forever.
Two mora yeara passed away quickly, to
two at tbe farm bouse, Ella and Hector,
m be loved e.ob ether after tbe ino.t approv-
ed manner of barces and beroinea frotu time
immemorial. Hrctor waa now a tall, manly
boy, witb a good education, fine man mra,
and great' proficiency, for one of bia age, ia
langesiea ; but bis ruling passion, bia love,
bia life, (bad almost aaid, waa for his art,
aa be fondly termed psiuting. He bad
goue to tbia far beyond bi master at tbe
academy, aed praeiued perevvriujy, eigh
iag for epporteailiea to travel, and atudy
Ihtf eld maatera of wboe aorks he bad read
ao much. Ofieu uiia-ine him at uieai times,
V.r.m .A.lrl ...k tr.r l.in. ....I fin h i ... i
the field or barn, bia easel before bim. aork
lag bu.ily at hi. pet art Ureal s li
delight ahto a ii.-ij.hbor, taking h .1 be
eouidted bia m aster pieee lo hiii'lon, old
it to an artiit for an a-s irnur nt of colors,
bru.hr. can . ami oitir ariuie. Jr hi
work, that .e-m, d in He.or i nii-t ei.d
less. H. aa uow laborin in .ecr.-l to fin-
ib a group of hl benefactor and hia fa mi
ly, his firat effort In oil eo or. nver ahioli
hi baod would so trcmhln, and hi- ciiek
fiu-b with erciteiuu .t. thai he alien
oh iged lo lay asidu hia pencil to .'ill ihe
beatiug of bia heart.
Eila, the artist's love, a ahe sometimes
akirpt-rad to herself, had grown fruiu the
child who had offered Hector ' - to a
lovely girl of fifteen. Sheas
tul; ber dark brown han,
aiou of aofl curia, wa loued t. c in a
face that might aell ouim ih --m- p i a
poet or ao artist. (Jal in lo. m. g,
aoft, brown eye, wiih that p.-i.si.e , ip
siou which sorro would have m.de m.ltii
eholy ; a pure, pale coiapleaioo. only ou
rare vooa.ioue tinged wiih a f tnt color;
reular features, and aaeat eipres.iou, ber
faeo waa lovely. bather m repoe or am
mated. Her term sa tall an I slight, aud
her wevimeuia graaelul. Abe had bar
molher'a loviug disposition, but a refinement
iu ber manners wbieb did not seem to be
to a larm noes.
Kolaad waa a tall, rather awkward boy
of eighteen, aot handsome, very aby and
reserved, foad of books, the best mat bums
tieiau a bo bad ever left the academy, and
already a-sisting hi. father by traoun
all Ihe hfurl worl( of Ibo farm, managing
tbe seoouats, keeping the bank nook, aud
oiber business which Ihe farmer a a. very
glad lo transfer to bim. George, Ibe young
est by, bad left borne at tba aga of four
teea to go to aea. He bad made oue voy
age of two yeara, and bad again left horns
for a longer eruise, just oue month previous
to the time am uow writing of.
A great ohajga came ia Hee'.or'e life
One evening, a gentleman aloppad al tbe
farm, aod req lasted abetter for theaigbt,
aa a ,storm waa ootaiog up. He waa re
eeivsd with ready hospitality, and taken
iuio tbo parlor. He had not been there
long, before hia altaation waa attracted by
the ouaeerous drawiagi and water color
paialiaga haagiag ea Ibe walla ; aad ia an
swer to hia qeeetiewe, Mra. Feabargill, ia
Taeter'a alssnse, gaaa bin akatab of tba
boys'e life, omitting to mention bia high
birib; for Hector bad implored than all
ever to apeak of bie grandfather unkind-
ness, because it waa hia mother a lather tbey
would condemn. Mr. Ashton, tbe traveller,
listened itb interest to the etory, but made
do commenta. next auorulu?. be asked per-
mission to stay a abort time at tba farm to
make some aketcbes of the eoenerj. Sketob
Tba word fell on Heetor'e quick ear,
i wore isii on uca.or a quica. ar,
forth biae.g.r qae.tiona.. W..
itor an artist T Ind.ed be waa,
-acd no mean one. aa tba boy oon found
odt. For a woutb. be remained on tbe
farm aad during that time Hector waa too
happy. He prai.ed bia piaturea. lie, tba
bu persevered iu the courae be bad cboseo j
ral books on paintincr, t number of ateel
' olatee and liibesraobi. for eoDieit. aud a loop
letter full of enoouravetneat and ooun-el
lime sped on Hrotor waa aiueteen
when Mr. Aabtoo again visited tbe farm
boue. This time b oame to bid thean fare
well ) be a going abroad, to Italy, aud
be flVred to lake Hector with bim as bia
urc e sry, and five biut tbe coveted oppor-
tunny of atudiog tba old mailers After
two daya' stay at ibe farm, be return, d to
Loudon to prepare for bia journey, prom a
ing to return, io a mouth, to takn his pro
lege, if be Waa willing lo go. Heetor'e heart
' and braiu wcro io a whirl of doubt and de
li- t. j i: i . .L i .
light delight at the etichantiog pro-pect
opened belore bim doabl aa lo whether it
would be right to leave hia frieude, aveu
for this. Hia warm, irapultive heart seem
ed bursting with love aud gratitude as he
thought of what they bad been to him ; aud
then came tbe thought of Klla. Could ha
leave ber, bis love, "bin promised wife, whose
aorroaful e as seemed reproaching bim for
tUiukog of bappiuaaa apart from her ?
j -t. Fothergill aettled bia doubts by
commanding bim to accrp tbe offer.
' We ahall misyou aadly,my boy, 'aaid tbe
farmer, kindly; aud there was a hu-kiues
if. hia voioe a be laid his hand libllv on
Hector' a curls. 'Wa ahall niii.s you sadly.
adoption No father could bave.loved yoe
; more trnderly than I have, of gueveci more
j at' pariing with you ; but it is besl. You
I will learn much, Hector; and, when you
' return, remember, while I have a roof over
my bead, there will be a place for yon.
Pabaw 1' he said, as Hector threw himself,
: aobbine. into hia arms, 'laara ate for eirls
J ujy boy.' I
'May God b!es yon, my more thin fa-1
tber! ' ssid Hector, with a broken voice;,
I 'and may he ahoaer iiK-rciea ou you as you
base shoa o them lo me ! Yeara and year ,
of gratitude cannot repay you; but God
will sure tie-s you for yOir kiudoess lo a '
, -. k . - . A '
Tl-.L-re ere mtnv aore nartinir. Mra.
rihernl lis I not wept more over George a
r ..i r . i i 1 lit I
d.p.ru-e than over Hector's. And how
can I paint Ella's grief ?
'You will fnret me,'sbesaid,aadly as tbey I that they lived very comfortably with eaon
wera taking the last walk together. j otuy. Mra Fothergill waa reading an id-
'Jlr Albion is rich and childless, and . vertisement of the return of Lord Grahame
he love. you. will b.couie a gre.t artist,1'0 hi u,if 1". d eriticism cf tba
and I shall De torgotlea.'
n ir..,.s.J !nt,;n it t,.
as if he doubted her sanity.
'Forget you, Eilal you, the angel of my
childhood, and noiv my betrothed ! forget
'Nay, Hsctor, do not look ao reproach
fully at me Live me always' ber bead
tell upon In breast; 'love tue alay; for
your lore i my life. Oh, Heotor, bow oan
I Ui you go 1 It ia beat; yoa ma-i go;
hut t leel as if it ere tearing my heart
oj my artist love '
IU teut over her witb promises of never
vsni.ig love and ontncy, aod again
anJ aaiu aweariug never, uuver lo change,
until .he grew calmer; aud they talked
hop. fully of ibe future, when he atiijUl re
turn, a great artist, io ol.un bia bride.
Ii was over. Hector was on bis way to
Italy ; and there was a great gap iu the
! (arm house. Never bad tbey rea.iud so
fully as uow what tbe loviug boy bad been
toibem ; tbey missed Dim at all times.
Two years more passed on, and agaia
we return to Heoior.
Sealed ia a beautiful studio in Florence
ws a grftup of five parous : Mr. Ashtou ;
hi nely made wif ; her daughter Nina,
a young, beautiful Italian girl of sixteen ;
a hue-loosing Kuglisnmao Niua Cameron s
loer ; and Heoior, our Heotor.
'So it ia your twenty-first birthday, Heo
tor,' aaid Earnst Grant, tbe young Eulieh
maii I have mentioned. 'Wbat pr.j.ul
have yoa received V
'A bair-ebain from Nina, a kiss from
Mra. Asbton, and this book from Mr. Ash
tou. Now, if I could ouiy bear from En
e,lrnd, get some answer to the many lettors
I have written tbia past year, what a hap-j
py birthday tbia would be I Ab, fairies
bare beard me!' he eriad, aa tbe servaut
catered, aod handed bim a letter post mar
ked iu England. Hurrah I from my friand
and your ospbew, Mr. Asbtou, who ia the
omy person in Englaad who answers ins
new- B I what?'
j . 'What ia the Bailor V aaid Mrs. Ashton,
, aa Hector tore opea a letter inclosed in the
I firat one, and after reading it turned dead-
ly pale, and etnk into a abair.
'Head them,' aaid Hector heskily. hand
iug them to Mr. Aabton.
Mr. Ashton read aloud i
DiAallac: I have but few momenta
to epara to anawcr your lat ; ao muxt eon-
dense tba important news I aen'l, I made
. , . . , , ..1lij
for 1"" farm a Id 6 nd
old man ,. dead, ,h. farm .old .nd
wia leiunj .o.iuioo. h vjoub Uoma in a great hurry with tba
India aa aeoretary to eotnebody, 1 forget headache,' said ti,o boy, returning
whom: George waa lost at ea ; and the Hector got her addrena from thu-ob!i.-in2
widow aud ber daughter have left their niilliuor, proun. e i to call am ar.om'n.o
home, and I can jet so elue' to tbeui. bonnet, aud wim a fe oru of vipoma
Now for aay great uewa. Lord Grahame ,i0O( pat Mm. Amtou a..i .N.ua iUiu iho
ia dead, and baa left a will making you carriage ami ton twJ Lua.
heir lo one of tbo finest eatatea and iargeet Mra. Foiberili sjjjke lon.l orN of com.
iooomea io England. You were Tery aly fort to ber daun'Lui ; but IMa could ouly
in concealing your reUtioqsbip but tbe think aud aay, ' He has I jrutseu me !'
lawycra advertised for you ; and I went to ' lJow I loved Liui, tuoiut:r 1 lijwlbave
them, and ao learned tbe great news. I j ei jn tbe hope ot ai-tiug buu on.;e mure I
inclose their letter, which accept tbe bear- Jlecior ! Hector .' ootne tj ine, or my heart
livat congratulation of your fiticero friend. wjij break I is uut false; bn n.i.d
0 us. Ashton.
The inoloaed letter waa from the lawyers,
verify iug the report of his fiieud, and urg
ing immediate return to biogland.
'So you must leave as,' aaid Mr. Aabtoo,
handing back the lotttcra. 'Why, Hiotor,
man, what a face for sucu glorioD tidings!'
'Poor Ella 1' aaid Hector, in a low lone ;
Hb'u ia why I have never heard from thorn.
My father and George both ued ! Ub,
Mr. Ashton, I have do heart forjoo 1 news !
Yes' ha added. FDrinvinz to bis fret.
'I mut leave you; I must find ber.' And
be left the room
Poor boy 1' aaid Mm. Ashton ; I know
his heart. Hia love aud gratitude swallow
up hia aene of this good news. He for-
gets all hi. own good fortune in the sorrows
of bis frieoda.'
One week after tbia aceno, Hector was
on hia way lo England. When he arrived
in LonJsn, afit-r settling hi buMus, pro-
ving bis identity, aud being installed iu the
poi.ses.ion of ki inheritance, be look rooms
in a fashionable quarter, and commt uced
hia aearcb for Ella. Mr. and Mrs. Ashton
returned to Kogland shortly after himself
to purchase the troussean of Nina, and sea
bar in the new hotte Earnest Urant waa
preparing for her. Hector vaa very busy
now, helping them, taking tbe lovely Ital
ian, Mra. A-l.tou (for Mr. Ashton bad mar
ried an Italian widow.) to th most atylih
Loudon shops, and makiiii? his artist's eye
useful in the selection of colors aud fabrics
for the bridal array.
Id a small room, in the suburbs of Loo-
1 don. sat Mrs. Fothergill. She
to widow a weeda ; and tbo appearance ot
I tho room betokened poverty, though not
grinding, oppreacivn want, ibe furniture
was neat and plain; and ber own dre's,
though of course material, waa well made
aud vt-ry nice. James Fotheril! had left
! bis wi Jow coor. for bia farm bat accliued
during tbe last two yeara of bis life, oi ng
partly to Roloud'a abseuce in India, aud
bis father's age being in adequate to sup
port tbe burden then thrown upon bim
He bad insisted upon li s iou's acoeptanee
of a good offer as a aeoretary to a gentia-
man iroioe to Iudia, aud bitterly fait his
l...r.u.kA . II. A... A nnnF , an.) I
hi" widow was now living ou what sho earn-
i . , i .
ed as a aeamtrcas aud hua a wages as as
, aistant in
milliners store. Ajlaiid occa-
j aiotially sent sums of money or presents, ao
pa-uwug. u. u.u ar... i..a
She waa comz back, in fancy, to the littlo
boy who aiood with timid manner petition-
log for anijfhte lodging and a pieee of
bread. Suddenly, Eila eatered, her faoo
flushed, and her form trembling with ox-
' Mother, I have seen hint,' ha sad, as
she tbre herself down bsiJe her mother's
ehsir, and then starting up asin, began to
paoe Ibe 'ootu hastily. ' He came iota the
atore with to ladies to buy a boo .et for was ta .en in hand ; tLs bur ten d r was ur
bis bride. She was with him; and he so- re-ted for the off.1 tie j of in.' or u'iviu
leeted the hue bat I made thi week. My ta soldiers li j ior, au 1 tu.' :i j i ir in t !i bar
baudiwork ou bis bride! Strange, is it room tuJ ou ilie premi-i-s -ts eupiieiiu
not! She ia very beautiful, a brunette, the street. Wa havenward tnatoMier p'
very lovely. Mosher ! mother 1 he is ureal, ces have aio been visaed Miyor Purse,
rich, uoble, and ha has forottou mJ' her'ore whom ml olT u ifr are brought tor
Tha touching pathos in hor voico brought trail, in tliots a iioavy tiui- iu sueu n.-ti
teara to her mother's eyes. Ella aauk up- l'be oiT.-h'liiig patty is i,,..t ;; m.t.eil to o
on a sofa, and, laying ber bead upoo her to jail aud be ted at ttje putfiie expense,
arm, inoaued. Tbe great exoitotneut was but 1 tarn over to ibe military autumu-s,
over tb. sorrow remained. ndoextct from hiui ou dav hard w.uit
Muber.'ahe aaid, ia a low, haart-bro- for.cn dM.ar of the fine. r.irai. Ve
keu veioe. as Mm. Fothergill beni paying- P""1 un lllh
!y over her ' mother, ha baa forgotten me. j
1 have been true. You know that I have, f,,, ElKMTTlsN or Pit!TEiii.-r-The
refused a wealthy marri... twice for hia f.sLture hti reTy pM.
sake, D.-fore.'.b. ...d bitterly ' before fr0iB Llj er'vice
knew of hi. great fortune I hoped and . r o(
longed for his reiura ; and now-! Thi , th,
account., loo for bis long silence. H;,, bo,or
uaver auswered tho letter I wrote after I i vi
" " , , . : to be iudist'eiielf tor iue coii'iuciiu-- the
left the farm bouse, when be was iu Koma ; . , , . ' . . .
" . , , ii- ii- t , i . pun toatiou of a daily ueaapar.
and I thought it bad missed bun ; bul ho ' '
was false He loved this Iialiau then ; Niua
he ealled ber. Mother! mother I bo has
She did not koow tbst tbe letter she
wrote to Koine missed him becsuse he was
in Fiorenoe ; aud hi leiier, leliiug her of ,
the obangj, reaeued lha larm uouse auer .
she left it.
Uector, meanwhile, was atanding in tbe
milliner'a, with Nina, admiring tbe preiiy
white hat, aud noting aa in'orpreter betweeu
the ahop-wemao aod his Italian frieoda.
Tea, yea,' aaid ike mill iaer, io reply to
loma question, ' the maker of that bat ia
my moat tasty apprentice. It waa a lucky
dy I aeoured tbe acrvioea of tbat younjj
' If yse will let bar taks an order,' aaid
Hector, at a req iet from Niua, ' the lady
woaid like lo give ber particular direction
about auotlicr bat '
1 (Jertaiuly, air. Send Eila, Fotbergill
nere,ana aaia to tue boy.
w.-..B.., i UD ual u , , ul ,
Heelir'' h"r bl o
,.Ued the boa return.
hlla f oiberwill;
II ...I 1.. I, .L. t
my letters ; but oh, lh a Lriue, Niua 1 Hec
tor, I trusted you as my life, and ycu arj
1 Lull' said a lot, deep voice.
Ha waa there, living before bur, witb his
eyes fixed with a woild of icndt-ruea up o
ber lace. Niaa waa forgotten ; aud, tviih
a sob of joy, abe apraug iuio bia opeu ariua.
tie bad beaid her last wuida us he enter
ed ; and he wouid not rt'l.a ber uutil be
bad told her ail, and ahe bad sobbed bar
Borrow for doubling him. They erc anil
lb room ' mi oso, tun raoe when a
,uan entered. The wido. a cry of ' Ko-
lsU!j ' eltaiid ha was tins ue arr.v.l ;
more embracing and ords uf welcotua
Mother, aaid Uolaud, tailing ber hand,
Jou have had much joy to nint; can you
bear wore I Liteu. i was .unug in my
room, aeveu monilis ago, wneu a umi ruler
. ur, uo na i nen auipArecmi on
ue of the islands in inu Pacihio, piulted up
by a friendly vcel, bioo-hi to iudia, aud
bad fouud n.e out.'
' George 1' grasped tbe window, ' my boy
George 1 be is with you I'
1 Before Roland cou.d reply, George waa
Aud ao we will leave tlieni merely ad
ding that, io his prosperity. Hector did not
forget tba f'ieuus of tits cniioiiool. After
his miri'iage itti L.Ij, Ucorvg rtJS placed
as Captain oa tin a v- I a- ic.v iu
lUe me robaut sericff : it-riaini .1 placed
as professor of iiitiilif niiii'M iu a 3 j r i U -inj;
aoilega ; whtie Mrs Fjiner'ill iiad a
pieoJid ho ui with her duuur uud tue
' Mitberle. liairn.'
SacbilkqiuL's. A gentleman who has
receutiy made hi ec.p-j fiuin Na?bi'iile,
tai.es mat the Yau.ee 'audais ahoiiuw
lure.-l that eity, Lave beeu com milting o-it-rageoua
depredaliou Oil propi;riy. A few
uijihts since tbe Caiho.io L'buica was tr
citdy entered, aud every amo e of vaiua
stoien from the bundle aud carried cff.
Among toe articles Here mauy precui.s re
lies geuerally bold suured by tue mo-it iu
corrigible, but it seems lr,at there is uo act
too despicable tor tie lanugo nu-rleuiries
are uow invading iho iautrj. The
; cumiut.'ji.y were uu y -uuj.ieu uuu m-
! , ' . . ... , ,
, ' , , . ' . ,, . , '
a u ma'jo cuji.i -u nt u iue .'jnuiry uov
irujr of tba city, but obtain? I no re liefs.
It is said that me Cthciies iu Nasbviiie are
intensely Southern in their foe'iu, aud
have, wubout exc.ijjiiou, treated tue Lij
coiuites with ibe most auprmne c )iiteiunt.
This, probably, may htvs excited the ire
.J ... ... ,
LtQUoa Emptied The military order
of M jor Geu. Usury II J ickson, reUti ve
to t!ia sa'.o an l disposal of ii nr i-i cue
county, is ufin very ri-iliy iu:orced
nurd iv fjr-iiorn last, . b ir rami m the
...m .1., ,i.;...;.i .... .i .. r;:i..;..
viciu-ty of Fr.ini
A Balloon in Uurks Oiuntv. We
are informed that a bulioou was seen to
pasa over a portiou ot liarke County, G e or-
gia, a f.'W Oaya ao It OesoeuJed on
pijaulatiots, lure out a lot ol .an i, aceud
tJ Qlj disappeared. V e ulto th report
las received. Anust.t ConsUtuiiJiiuini.
General PiX informed a Svutbarner re
cently that tbe Ysukces would bs iu lli'J'a
uiJ Iv the i.b or C' ia.t.