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The Roanoke news. (Weldon, N.C.) 1867-1989, March 27, 1879, Image 1

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THE ROANOKE NEWS. DBUOOBATIO WKBKLI NEWSPAPER PUBlilSBBD BT i,. M. ItOMe * W.W. HALL. On* TMr, In adranMi Biz Months, ** rbrM Month*, *■ * | oo t 00 76 cU. ^ROFISSIONAL CARDS. •g^TrOLiTRit, ATTOBNBT AT LAW, HALIFAX, ».C. tnr. tOljr. R H. SMITH, JR. ATTORNKV AT LAW, Bootlamo Nbok, Halifaz Cocntt V, C. PrMtlsra In th« oounty of Halihz knit ■1Jolnlns eoantin, anil tha Ra- prema ovurt oftha Stst*. jan 10 ly. D It. B. HUNTER, MUBOEOH DEMTIST. OkB ba (bond at hla offloa In Rnflald. Para NItroaaOxIda Gaa (or tha P«ln> laaa Bxtraoting orTealb alwaya on hand, Jana 22 it. fTl W. MASON. ATTOBWBY AT LAW, GARY3BURQ, N. C. Prantlom In tha oonrta of Northnmnton mnd adjntnlni{ onnntlaa, also In tbs Federal and 8uprama courts. Juno 8-tr JOS. B. BATUHKliOR. ATTORNCT AT LAW, BALEIQH, N.O. Practices in the onurts of the 6th JiidU «UI DIatrlat and in tba Federal and 8u- prania Ootirts* May 11 tr. K KITCIU!(. I T O n B N W. A. DUNtt. DUNN, ATT33X8Va A OJVNSBLLORS AT LAW, ••otlsnil Neek, Hnlltax Co>, N. C. Praotlea in thu Courts of II.illfax and alinlniiix oountia^, and In tba Supreme and Federal Courts. Janlg tf rjlHOMAS N. Hllili, Attorney at Law, HALIFAX, N. 0, Prsntioes In Halifax and adjoining Ooanties and Federnl and Supreme Courts. Will be at Sostland Neok, onco every tortnlBbt. A«B.2*-a ”w. n. DAT, ■ W. W. Hll.1.. A. 1 , * H A li L . VOL. VIII. WELDON, K. O., THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1879. NO. 4. D ATTORNEYS AT LAW, WBLDOW, BT. C. Praotlea In tha courts of Halifax and •djiilnlnR coaiities, and la tbe Suprenie and Federal courts. , „ Ulalms oullected la any part «f North Carolina. 201 (4 Q A.TIN I. HIM A ATTORNEY AT LAW HALIFAX, N. 0. Praotloes In the eourts of Hallltsx and a^eiulns oounMes, and in tba Supreme ■■d Federal Courts. , „ .u Olalaas oolleotei lu all parts of North Oarallaa. •tllae la tha Court Housa. July 4-1 R B U K T 0 N, J B. ATTORNEY AT LAW, HALIFAX, I. 0. Praotioaa la tba Oourta of Halifax e«aatr, and Oauntlea adloinlng. In tbs •aaraoia Ceart of tko Btata, and In the Veneral Osarta. Will (We apaolal attsntlan to tha colleo- UoB of elaiMa,aad ts adluatlag tbe accounts •r Kxaeatari, Adialalaratota aad Ouar- •r 4iaaa. deo-15-tf S. t. B • A V C H, $ E P >RAT F 0 N, Our liven to-day run far apart, 1'bat used to be aa one, All happy ihouRbta bsTagona taraat Like birds whan day la doM t 1 hniir your voloa, I aaayoui ■mlMk ' Yet inem’ry Is a cheat! For it lirluKs mtbaok tba aohoaa Aad kbsdowa lliat are Boat. Ton said up In tba*'||rewlary," Thn pisce you eaB’l'’t*rf|M, That life bad much of happlnaaa, 'i hat would be your own yati I wonder If the tlina has ooma. Or p'is»ed, perchance It may, yii hen liapplno's has for the* turned Tha dark night lato day. I trust the years have brought to. you All that, you ilreamed of tnein— Tlist lllo liss boon one hnppy dream, Your soiiKi one glad rofraln; Our lives to-day run far apart. That u»ed to be as one, 0»d Krant wo may meet again aiy lore, Yonder, when day Is dona. LOVE REWADED. J M. fflSZASD, ATTORNEY AT LAW, HALIFAX, K. 0. ea«a la tha Court Hous*. Strict attan- tlaa Bivaa to all braachoa of tbs profes* attorney at lav/, SIIVIB1.S. EALirAX . MVHTV, F. C. Praetiaes In tha OAUnties of lialifax, ■aiA, Bdgeasnibe aad Wllaon. eallsstioaa aiade la all parts of tha Btala. Jaa 12-6 I A M B B H A BA, ATTORNEY AT LAW, BKFIBIiB, H. C. Praetiosa in the Counties of Halifax, Bdxoeomba aad Nasb. Id tbe Supreme Osart at tbs State and Id the Federal Coarta. Coilsotions made In any part of tbe Atats. Will attead at tbs Court House In ■allfaz OB Monday and Friday of eaab weak. Jan 12-1 c A XOBB W T. BURTON, ATTORN BT AT LAW. W3LD0N, N. 0. Practices in tbe Courts of Halifax, War- rsa and Nortliainptnn counties and In the BiM>ra«e and Federal Oourta, Claims solleotsd in any part of North Carslina. juno 17 a JOHN 1, Moons. BN A MOOBB, f Ai^ n. HnLgh. M ® ^ ^ ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Haliniz, M. C>. Praetifls in the Oouutlna of Halintx, HurthAMpton, Edgecombe, FIttand Mar tin—lathe Supreme Court of tiis Htate amlln'ths Federal Oourta oftheKastarn DIatrlat • Oollsctloas mads iu any part of North CwoUbb. . Jan 1-1 o In ante-bellum dnyr, the South bad a world-wide repntatlnn for hospitality, and It was extended with open bands to ■II. Nowhere la that land of lunihine was It nore rully extended than at the iBHgnifl'eiit resideoce of Judge NickoU. The judge was a splendid type of the true old southern gentleman; and being blessed with iiRmensa wealth, be .(pcut it lavishly. lie had married early in lifp, aiid one daughter had been the re sult of llio uniun. MabrI Nichols was Indcoil worthy uf the ndoratinn with which her father regarded her. Slightly abvvQ the medium hnight, her figure was roupded to porfectlon, and her clear cut features the acme of bruoetto beauty. Tbe residence of the judge stood on the old post road, between W and M . Perched on a high emliieBce, overlooked the benutifiil Chalta- hoochee ri>cr. No wcallli had been spared to make the h»use and grounds beautiful, and it was a fit setting for the prlceli'ss jewel it contained. As the days of mirncle^ nre passed, it is not wonderful that M ibel NichoU, rich and beautiful, shouUt count her lovers by the score. Bit amongst them all Adrian Arden seemed th-j oi.e pre ferred. And a fit mate he was iu the wealth of his iioMe younj; mnnhood. The son of Col. lleedy Arden, a rich platiter, In point of wealth aud family he was Mabel's equal, Oii a bright sumtDcr evening, in the year 1860, the residenco of J'idj>e Nichols was filled with guests. Fairest In all that throng of beauty Mabel Nichols shono a bright, particular star ; and Adrian Arden realiud as be had never d.ine before, that his life would be a blank without the love of this peer less creature. lie had strooij hopes of winning this fair girl for his bride; they had known each other for years; M.ibel's manner was more gracious toward him, be thought, tbnit toward the other young men who followed iu her train; and he deteraiined to risk bis fate this very evening. It was somo tiino before he obtained the desired opportunity of speaking to Mabel alone, but it came at last; and with tbe soft moonlight tinging everything with a silvery radiance, tlic fragrance' of couilless 11 )wcrs perfuming the night wind, the echo of a dvlici jtis waltc pulsating through the air, he asked hcrtobehis wife—a^ked the moiBca- tous question the answer to which has naade this dull, prueaic world a very Eden for some, and fur others a place of torment that n« words can describe. Softly and svectly the ausircr came that gave the heaven-'.aden gift of a {ture iromaD’s heart into a man’s keeping. They were supremely happy, thess two young and fresh spirits. “0 iming Qventb” cast no shadow o’ur tbslr Itivu’s young dream, oud the world tu them meant—each other. Let cynics say as they will, love puri fies tbe grosser elements uf our nature, acd wo become more like the image uf Him who died for mankind. Adrian ssught an interview with tbe judge the Hext noraing, and the en gagement was ratified by parcutal con sent and blessiug. As the days went by, the faint mur- mars of war became toudur and louder. Little heed did the fund lovers give to theSe angry mutterings at first, but as they became more calmorous, AJrian became interested in tho, great q'.iestion that was agitating ihu whole civilized world, and bo determiited to take up arms lor the South, Those were stir ring times, when grim visaged war giiuoded its fierce alarms over a country but recently so peaceful, and the youth and chivalry uf the South eagerly respsoded to the cry “To arms I” Mabel Nichols saw all these prefiara- tions with a shrinking heart. She knew Adrian would have to tulia up ann!>, and that their contemplated murriage would probably be deferred. “I will not asik you to bo mine,” Adrian said, "until this Irievitabie con- Qict is ended. My life belongs to uiy country, aud I will not bind you by a wife’s vows and perhaps soun leavo you a widow.” “Do not speak thus, Adrian dear,” Mabvi lourinured, tears rising ttf her eyes. *'I love you, and separation or even death cnnid not cbangn my love. 1 have promised to bo your wife, aud will keep my promise at any time you say. This may srrm uninaidenly, but ot a lima like this all reserve should be thrown aside, and the heart alonu be heard.” J^Ut Judge Nicliolt decided that thp warrlagQ had better be postponed until the impending coi.flict bft declined, There at last came a day when A'Irian Ardea stood before bis betruthod in a .captain’s u:iifurm. Thoruugbly sol dier-like and bwidsoiBe be looked, aad Mabal's heart throbbed* exultingly at ob« looked apoa her bero. I’arentheti. tally: It ii a well established fact that a* V|ty aaa, very eonmoa Inoklog la- daed In tWltta'i olotbes, becomes traos- farosed lato a bero by the "trappings uf war* la a womaa’s eyes; and when ke is fbrtoaat* aDoaih to be really fine loakiag, b« Is (salted lito a demi-god. It Wat B opltndid oaurnlng, and as the MB rose Ib itt radiant beauty, its beams iaaaitd to eoatala rays of sadness. The yaaag, the aid, Tathers, aiuthers, bruth- ers, swers, wives, all were filled with ladescribable emotions. It was the morning that tho—Georgia was to Ibave fur the ‘‘front.” This regiment was composed uf the flower and chivalry of southern manhood. A peer among peers stood Adrian Arden. Tbe adieu between hloi and Mibel was over. passioBSte embrace,a lingering,iisrrowful kiss, and they parted, bat with the de termination in each heart tu be true ‘'antil death bid them part.” The band structc up an inspiring march ; flags waved gayly in the morn- ing snnligbt; bayonets brightly glis tened ; and amidst the shuuti ef tho by standers the . column inoied—soma to t>e soon claimed by that grim king whose atqualiitancc we oil iiiu->t makc> sooaer or Inter, and soniu to cnrve their names in Rinie’s ctern il scroll, nl liDOjih their causa is lost and their banner trails the dust. ■* * * » Theie hiid been fougHt a sangui ary battle. Mabel, with a tremhling heart, eagerly scanned tho list uf killed and wounded, but A'lrian’s name appeared not. Diyswerit, by, and still no r.ews of Adrian. Tha convictiun grailualiy settled down that the ynuii; uimi had been killed. Mabel rebolletl strongly against this stroke of cruel fate ; but at last lie who doth all things wisnly ai.d “turiipers the lyind to the slioru lamb" sent ppace tu her troubloil heart. * * * “Orina-visjgi'd war had s:noothcd his wrii klc.i iVmit,” and the cl.isii of arms had ccjsi'd in tho land. 'I'ho had wrought many cha-igps. Jud^o Nich ils was dead, Tha must of his wealth had variished with tho downfall of tlia C 'n- f«deracy; but enough bad been sav.i'd to sjprort Mabel comforably and even elegantly. In all these years her heait bad neter wandered from her first luvo. His image was e.^shriued in her iicarl »f hearts, and hers was one of those na tures that can lovo but once; for, let scotTurs say as they will, such natures do exist, and thrire blessed is he who can claim a heart like this fur his own. Nei’er a word had she beard of Adrian. Her great love did not make her mot- bid and avoid society. II' shu had iH^un handsome at seventeen, she was simply Jaz/.lin;' at li«c-aiid-t'Vi;iUy, und mauy were thu offers she received, liy no act of hers did she endeaver to arouse thu sacred flame in the breast masculine, hut when the proposal did ccme she gently but finuly refused, Tbe euRsts «f the celebrated White .Sulphur Si»iogs wore in a stile ol gre>t excilomorit. The ni;;ht for the ba I of the season was rapidly onproachiiig, and Dothing else was talked of. It came at last, and tha handsoniel}- decorated and spacinus ball-room was filled with the elite und beauty of the South. Without any cITort of her own, Mabel was the recognized bella of the cveiii"g; and thu stranger stauding at one of the windows thnugl.t be hail never lovpkfd upon a fairer sight, lie was a tall, handsome, soldiery luuki ig man, and had only arrived by the last train. A') he gazed tipon Mabel his eyes brightened with unalterable love. As the evening advanced, Mabel b3- came tired of the glare aud heat of the ball raun:', and, watuhiog her chance, she slipped unnoticeel, as she thought, away, and sought a cool and secluded c«rner uf tho tine-covered pia/.z:i. The ui'iuii sh'jue brightly frnm tbe heavens, and, as uu that uight many years before, the air, was fragrant with tbe scent of fljwers. From the ball- rouiu came the (ubdued music of a Widiz, aad tears ruse to Mablu’s eyes as she tbuuglit of her dead love and the “loog ago.” The* through tho njidst »f sadness cafue the thought that he had died as a Unro should—with bis face lu the f.)o. Her heart thrilled with these memo ries, and— ••Mabel, tny darling, are you ready to fulfil yum' promise?” Was she dreaiuixg? Had the memo ries of other and'happier days made her iinagioR that it was Adriau's voice that now spoke ? a moment her heart seemed to stand slill. Then by a mighty efT.irl she raised her eyes and «:.zed full at tbe form that stood before her, with the ninunliglit enhancing the noble beauty of his face ten fold. "Adriao I” she gapped, then was folded in a pair of strung arms, while passi.inate kisses rained upon her brow, che«ks acd lips. For awhile nought disturbed the silence uf t'le beautiful sight but subs uf Mabel; and llie angels from un high must have looked down with love and compassion on these two loving hearts that wore again united after ma'iy years. When the first shuck of surprise was over, Mabel raised her eyes reverently to tbe blue dome above, and lhauked Him who rules the ur.iversc for his kind ness in thus bringi g peace to her troubled heart, ‘■5^y .darling I My darling 1” she mur mured, wi^h tlie light of her great aid loyal lovo ia her eyc^. “Xuauk Gud, yoH Vre restsred to me oace again I" "Let ut bnpa oavar to ba parted in Ibis life. My darling, I truly thaak Ood for preteriiag to ma tbe love of your pure woman’s beart,” ' "Adrian dtar, that etefling so long ago when I promistd to be your wife I meant it for lime aad etsrolty. It was ao premise llgbtly given,” “Tbeo I am blest among men,” be tenderly respoaded. 1'ben came the expltnatioa ef Adrian’s mysterious sileece. After tbe battle of he bad written letter after letter to Mabel. To aone of them came a re ply. Ia these desperate days aroaad Richmond there was na cbaace for sead- isg er receiving letters, lie wore the gray until the cod. The aaost of bis fortune bad been swept away, and no trsce of Mabel could be Rnd, With Mabel lost to hiiD, ho devoted himself to business, and had beoa unusually suc- eeisful, so that at the present time bo was a rich man. Tbeo Mabel tuld of his sappnsed death, of her not receiving ene of bis letter;, and the heavens seemed to lake in a softer gisw os if in unisoa with the now happy lovers, * * * * Adrian insisted upon a speedy mar riage, and soon the minister spoke the siilemii words that made them man and wife, His business was located in one of the largest cities of (icorgia, and here the young people settled down to a happy lifii, "whati^averyT • ISravcry, nr born insensibility t» fear, is unlik'j courage, which sees and feels danger, but overcomes any scnce of apprehension by pride, resolution, and force of will, il.'avery is naturally much rarer than courage, and, being rather physical than moral, is not su hiuh a quality. Thero aro those who contfnU that bravery, iu its full, ideal significaiici', does, not exist; that it is alway ii>tlauiiced by somu external cir- cumstnnce nr dependent on something besides itself. Tliis story illustrates the opinion: At a dinner party In I’ari?, forty ndd years ago, were present a number of the veterans of the Napole onic wars and younger olKcers of the army. The conversation having turned upon bravery, the venerable Uen. Kxcel- rnans, whii had so distinguished hinself at Austeriitz uud in tha disastrous Uussiiii campaign, aud had comuiauded a chivalry corps at Waterlio, startled the younger cflicers by declaring that all men are cowards in tho dark, and told this anecdote tu sus'aiu his positiuu. A youthful lieutenant in tbe Emperor’s service, buroiug for distinction, and having n > opportunity to gain it at the lime, choso to construe tho remarks uf un oldur and supcriur oilicer ii.t'J an nITrant, und challenged him. Tbe latter, uaiving all difftirenco of rank, acceptcd; Ihuttrauge terms being that they should meet with pistols at night in a dark room, the seconds retiring with the candles alter placing the weapons in their adversaries’ hands, giving tbe word from outside, and entering after each report. The principals were put iu oppusitu corners, the younger having won the fi'-st fl’'e. As seou as bis pistol had beeu heard, the seconds ruihed In and found the elder oflicer upright, with a bullet-hole so near bis bead that his escape teemed well nigh m'raculuut It was uow bis turn. Tho candles were again removed, and the next discharge brought the secouds once mure into tbe room. The young ufll:er lay prostrate. They thonght he hed beea mortally bur', and hurrying tu his side, found, to iheir amazement, that he had not been touched. He was ovorwhelmed with confusion, and the seconds began ing him fur his poltroonery iu lying dowa In avoid bis antagouist's ball, which would certainly have killed him had he stood up, Thev were inter rupted by the old officer with the word I: “Nut so fast, my friends. Dao’i cei sure the young man. Where do you think I was at the first fire ? Oil my hands and knees in the corner; but I was up quicker than he. Hi* agility, not his courage, is tu be called in ques tion. By my faith, gentlemen, we aro all cowards in the dark.” It was afterwards whispered through tho com pany that tbe auucdnte was strictly true, and that the narrator uf it was no other than Excelmans himself, who had shown prodi^it’S uf valor at Eylau, Friedland and burodino.—New York Ti:se", mt waterIImd ho^r. Fire, Water and Ilanor once made n league. Now, as Fire never stays i i one place, aiiU VV’ater is always on the move, they persuaded Honor to travel with thorn. Before starting they agreed that it was necessary to fix .upon, some sign by which they might be able to fi^d each other, supposing they got separated. Said Fire,— “If you chance to lose me, remem ber. wherever ynu see smoke, thero I shall be. That is my sign.” “As for rue,” said Water, “should I disappear, do nat look for roe where the ground is parched and dcy. Search for me whore yuu behold tall willows and aiders, greeo reeds and fresh grass. There I shall always be.” “As for Die,” cried Honor, “mind that you keep ms always ia sight, and never taken your eyes off me. For know, if you once lose me, yon will never, as long as,the world stands, fiud me again.” What ii{ hat which, thnu^b black ilseU, culightiius the wurld) luk A UStFML JOKE. A Young man of cijhteea or twenty, a itndeat la a luilvcrtily, took a walk one day with a professor who waa commonly called the studeni’s friend such was his kindness to the young men whom It was his elTice to instruct. While they were now walking to gether, and the professor was seeking t« lead the conversation to grave sub jects, they saw a pair of oU shues lying ia the path, which they supposed to be long te a poor mnik who bad nearly finished his day’s work. Tbe young student turned to the pro fessor, saying, "Let us play the man a trick. We will hide his shaes aad con ceal ourselves behind these bushes, and watch to lee bit perplexity wbea bo can not find them.” "My dear friend,” answered the pro. fessor, "we must never amuse ourselves at the expense uf the poor. Bat you ere rich, and may give yourself a much greater pleasure by means of this poiir man. Put a crown piece, if you have them, in each shoe, and then we will hide uurselves.” Tbe sludeut, luckily having two crown pieces did so, and then placed bimself, with the professor, behind tbe bushes hard by, through which they coulJ easily watch tbe laborer, and whatever wonder or j ly he might expre'ss. The poor man soon finished his work and came across tho field to ibe path whiru he left his coat and shoes While he put on his coat ho slipped one foot into one uf his shoes. Feeling something hard, he stooped down and found the crown. Aslouishment and wonder were upon bis counlenance. lie gazed upon the crown, turned it round, and looked again and egaiu; then be looked round on all sides, but could see no one. Now ho put the money in his pocket and proceeded ^ to put un tho other; but what was Lis as tonishment wheu he found tho other crown 1 Ilis feelings uvcrcome him. He fell upon his knees, looked op to heaven, and uttered u loud and ferveat thanksgiving, in which be spoke nf bis wife sick and helpless, and his children who by somo ni knuwu hand would be saved from perishing. The young man stood there deeply alTected and with tears iu his eyes, ‘•Now," said the professor, ••aro ynu uut better pleased thau if you bad played your intended Irick?” “Oh I dear sir,” answered the youth, •‘you have taught me a lessun that I will never forget. I feel uow the truth uf the words which I never before un- derstuvd, it is more blessed tu give than to receive,” THEHOAflORE AOVBRXWno'kat^7 THE ROSE OF SHARON. The so-cal'ed Uoso of Sharon is one of tbe most exquisite flowers iu shape and hue* Its blossoms afe bell-shaped, and of many mingled hues and and dyes. But its history is legendary nnd romantic in the highest degree. Iu the Hast, tbrnghout Syria, Judea and Arabia, it is regarded with the pro- fuundcst reverence. The leaves that encircle the round blossoms dry and chse together whou the season of blossoms are ever, and the stalk, wither ing e.implctely ftwcy from tbe stism, the II >wer is blown away at last frnra the stem on which it grow, having dried iu tbe shape of a ball, which is c.trried by tbe breeze to great distance. In this way it is borne over tho wastes and sandy deserts, uatil at last, toecbing some moist placr, it clings to tho suil, where it iuiinediatcly takes fresh root and springs to life und beauty agaiu. A CURIOUS HABIT. It is a cnriuus habit of human nature lo look at a man through the trasparont medium of a dollar bill. If a rich man is rude, it is regarded as a q ialut aud laughable eecsntrlcity; but if a poor man docs or says the tamo thing he is a boor, and we are disgusted beyood measure. We are ready to fi^id any ex cuse for an act that has mnuey behind it, and equally ready to find fault with any act that Is backed by pocerty. This gnld-colored pugment which envious eves secrete is not llie ('cculiarily of a class, but thu characteristic of all. From the sexton who shoves a buMdle ol human rags into a b,ick pew, and shbws silk.a’nd velvet to tbe best seat, to the clurgymau who smoothes tht! riiigb edges of life for wealth, till men di'fl" their hats to a pocket-hook. This is a pleasant rtflifci.ion for It'O IVw, but t'J the rest it conns a little Hard. *«»*> THE EMBUM^OF LOVE. Roses are admittedly tho emblems of love. And old tr>d'.tion says that n roso gathered upon mid-suinmer eve and kept in a clean sheet of paper until Chris'.mas day, will ba Irrsh enough fur a maiden to wear in her bosom when he who is t» be her husband will comc and take it out. In Thuringia the ru^e holds a similar position as a love-charm ; a maid who has several lovers will name a rose-leaf after each-, and then scatter them upon the water; that which sinks the last representing her future, In s'mo parts of Oerniany it ij customary to throw rn|e-leaves un a coal fire, a* a means of insuring good lock. In Germany, as well as in Fiance dud Italy, it Is bclteved that if a drop nf onti’a blood be buried under a rose tree it will Ifisure rosy checks. BtAOB a » ■ i •• * U-ttl'i Oneltanara, t Mf aMtMMi awter itsissijfgi-j »i KKi?,:,:; iiSISSlttS S3 Whole Oblnma, On Tear, TfN Why is the root ol the tonune like a ri> jested mao? Dvcause li u duwa iu the uiouth. A CLEV^THIEF. Two yotmg mrn, aecsrdikg to a Paris paper, wers rrceolly leateit la freat er a eale on the SouUvarde, whea oee el tbeai, aaiacd Luctln W., inrormid bis Iriend that he bad Just coois into poMSisloa ol 8 000 Iraaci, addion that the 0,000 (laaes, ia bank aoto, wire safely locked up ta a drawer In bis room, and he aheuld net then traoble himself whh builecss. Be bad a luiu of fifty Iranes In bis pocket, with which be praposad that be end bis friend should go to Asalsres and enjoy theoiaelvcs with bnating, diaing, a ball, etc., anJ Out return natil iwee'cleck la Ibe merolDg. At a table close Is them was a witl- dreised mas, who, altbsugb apparently a^ sa;l>ed in Ibe psruaal ol hisjonrDal, did not loia a word el tha eoBTcrsatiee, Us wot an accoiDplished tbiel, named R, alias “Tbe A'pic,’’ who had bat leceetly returped Irnm a tour in Ibe provioces, which he hail fonn l it neccasary to make In order to withdraw bimseir frsm the chifivation ol the police. The bait of 5.000 (raoci was loo IrBipliu^ tsr him to rtslst, and ho immedia'ely resolved te ab- laln pnxeislon o| it. Hiving aoticed that Laciea W. bad placed bis bat on a stoo! a' e thoit diilaaoe Irnme him, the Aspic adroitly subatitultd hit own for it, and after paylujt lor whsi he had taken, walked eut. He knew that the 5.000 Iranes were deposited ia a drawre In tha yaun^ mau’s rsnm, and the address of that room i e brpc'd lo tind by meart ol tlie mime at thu botloni ol Itiu hat, Meviug the batterV aildrcss heweat to his shop and told him that hcjiad no leaving a restau rant, taken a hat which ilid not belau;{ to him. and which he was anxious to rernrn to thu owner, II tho hatter happeeetl te knsw the address of the cuslnaer. Tbe informatioo was leadily obtaintd, and m a very elinrt tlois after tba tbiel bad paid his visit tu the apartuieut of Lueieu W., and gained pussessioa of lbs money. About an hour i.lter tho young man came to the batlti'a also, and was iolormed of what had oenuirsd, but, net Ibinking ol any danger for his money, ho mersly bought a hat, and with bis Irieual prooeedei lo APt;icrc». Oo his return home at Dl){ht he diacever- d hU lost). Inrormatiun waa immediately lodged with the pnllcc, and, from tba de- FC.^Iption of the man given by tbe hatter, 1)0 was. on the lollnwing day, arrested while HO a party of pleasure, which he had also dtvised with some frienda, to tho liver side. In hia pwkela were found the .5,000 'rancs, minus 400 francs, which he had expended. prWoTa^rincess: The ynung Prince ol Naples Is a frank, manly bnv of ten years of sgo, the sniy child nf Kins Umberto and bis first cousin wife Qncbn Margherita, He 1s not a hand* soma child. He lias nuali light eyre, tbe heavy reaturot of tho present Savoy honso, and his 11;>ht hair rises up above bie loiehead, but bia Icce is Intelligent and bright, and it has a almple, cbiUUike, naive expression; bis sharp littlu eyes have the keen, inquiring look of his fatbsr’a with out tha tiarlled expression noticeable in those n( Kio|{ Umberlo. Lika all members ol the bouse ol Sivoy, except, to be sure. Ills grandfather Vittotia Bmauucle, be is very fond nf Court ci^rcmttaics aad Court display. When he was botween'tliree and four years ol ago he was sent one summer to Encland t'> consult tho specialist about a weakness ho hud tbeo in the leot and ankles. As be went through Pails hie at- ti'udants uotice I that ho was diacontenled and oven irritable, Uis noveruess asked him what ailed him. “Why does opt tbe cnnrd hero salnte me!" ha replied, with derce chilcllsh passion. Not bad that for a royal yonngsler of four years old! It re calls a story oneo told me. by a friend— ho waa a Prussian Court Lady nf Honor, ol one of I he sons of tbe Imperial Crown Prirce. VVhen bo was a little tot under lour years of ago, they bad great trouble to make him wear his gloves whan ha went out ririving. At ln«t they told him tbe suards had orders to maicb away before ho came down to tho carriage, so as ’to avid giving him the royal salute, which Ihi'y coul I not do if he did not wear glsTes, Tlii.s ended tha trouble instantly- Every diiy whin the hni'r ol driving came, the boy ran to bis nurso and begged her lo help him pull on the glover. Then bo would rush In the palnoe window, thrust eut bis two little gloved hand*, shakice them ea gerly, and crying lo bia baby voice, ''Don’t an away! Bee! I have the gloves onl”- Phil. Telegraph, Home Letter. pTr Ny Thi'flrat water—how much 41 means 1 Sivi'n-tenths of man himself Is Water. 8cven-tenths of the human race rained clovn hut veslerdayl It is much moreprob' ahli! th’tt l’roar will fl iw out of a buna hole thiin Ihat any part of hts remalDS Will ever stop onu. Our life is Indeed a wapor, a bri'atb, a little muiature condenseJ upaa the pane. We carry ourselves as in a pbi^l. Cleave the flfsh, and bo.w quickly, we spill outi Man b' gins as a fish, and be awjima in a sen of vltat tlnlds as long as hii life lasts. Ills Hrst lohd is milk; so Is hts Isst and all bei v7crn. 'Ho can taste aed'lissim-- ilate anil absorb Dulhing but liq iide. . The sainu li trui throiubout all organle,nature, riic water pn vir (hat makes every wheel miive. Without this great solvent,, there i no life. I admire this line of Walt Whitmau : '•Th« slnmberhTg and liquid trSes.’* Theticeaud Its fruit are like a sponge which the ruins havo filled. Through them and through all living botVres there goes on llie couimiico of vital growth, liny vessels, tlucis nnd successien of fleets, ladeu with iiittteii'il bound fT distant shores, lo build up. and repair, and restore the waste ol the phtsical fraine. . Then tho rnlu meanp)relaxation; tho ten sion In Natnrii nnd all her croituris is les- •iciiid. The trees drrp their leaves, or let !>.) Iluir ripened Iruit, Tiie tree itself will fall in a siilW damp day wliuo but yester. daylt'wifhstnnd a gale of wind. A Ibidsl south wind peuettates even the m'nd and makes it gri>sp leN tenacious. Il ought to tnkc less to iiill a man on a rainy day than a clear one. The direct supp-irt of tho sun is withdrawn; life is un er a cloud; masculine mood gives piaee tu Bometbing like a feminine. Iu this sense, rain is the grief, the weepiotf ol nature, the relief of burdened or agouiEsd heart. But tinrs from nature's eyelids arc always remli-dfal aud prepare the way for brighter, purer skies. ^OAXOKI AOBZOirt'Vtrir/& WOBl, WKLDONa N. 0.1 rilOTB, PrapffMM^ ■icnABMM cerreB* pisBw A SPECIALTY. hahdpaotdabk 3r, asb aaiiaMAii a«wv ALL KINDS OF VARMIK} IM> PLEMENTS, STEAM ENGINES AND COfTON GINS. Aleo Agent A>r the Cbieago Seale' pany’s UNITID BTATBB ffAJTSAJIQ B0ALB8. Evarytbinff in tbha Il^e/rem a VOW Railroad SoaTo to tbe SUALLSST^TBA Scale furnish^ at 8vrprUlaa> IiOW';— urea. A Platform HAY iirF of POUR TOMS eapaeltT Mr I Freight. ' Ail kind* of lUON AND BRASS eASIINQS , J fr ItKin . rnmlahed 'at (THORT trOfrar dkf II PeteraburgorNerfolkPRIOSS. ) u . i. iii'f . tj; .-r)i.i.i ■ . . ■ .i-.i ;la: . I am preparea to de AVt «f Bepalc Work toe , 3 RNaiNBS, HILIS AHD OOtl^ - “"oms; I - . »(-. .• JK.1l : ima Aa I havlfattBseanentXAoa(«iai»Ut ■ ,i .1* ; .4 ■ 'U ».!. 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