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II. A. LOUDON,
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The Adventures Abroad of a Painter from
BY SIDNEY LUSK.
That rternoou I again found myself
In Hi lii-ohifsi!iitz. At X ouu is
( oiistnntiy finning one's self in tin
lisclufiiai'.. Ncaiiy nil thr. sheets of
the Utile c ipila.1 g.va upon it; oml tho
crUictli-.il is there, uud tl.o bishop's pal-
neu. in. I tito Monuorhof, and the princi
pal cv.'e; am! it is llnjio that t!;o mili
tary bat -it j 1 -,ys tf ii p.oisnnt (ven'iig.
Atotteci tiio j n-nir tablos of the
(af .-1 v.'.n kc do 1, when a man passed
i,.e, ciud in the btown gmb of a Frnn
oi.ii.'.m monk. Ho lid I a pointed black
beard, this n onk, and n puir of flashing
la: 1: ( jo, on i, though h.i quickly drew
liia head I into h:s ciwl lit our conjunc
tion, I had r.o (iiili wilty whatever in
identify ng him with my queerly hir-uit
fiddler friend ami prison mate, Sobastiun
"licnr m ! l o has become a ni nk. It
must have been a singularly switt con
version," thought I, looking after him
v.th ,'Ci ite v.oitd :i
ilo marched slnvght across tho
Bisi'hufpl.iis and into liio court-yard of
tiio Montuuhuf, where ho waaloat to my
"The beggar! Ilo Is mo of Conrad's
fpics, " 1 loin 1 ided. Ami I fiearcliod my
memory to roe .11 if I lui'l said anything
-f n nature thiit might compromise tuo
Su tii.- course of our CJtivcre alon.
A few hours Inter I eat down lo my
l'un r in the Iit-feL parlor of tho Hotel Uh
Tlon.o. It is a small hostelry, though
1!io 11 g t1. th'it X possesses, patronize-
i c h icily by romiui rcial trav- lcrs
and piuviiil (iivcy.i. l'nedekor com
inem's it wlih an iit-tciic-li, which it do
frrves l-ciiit? both rlunp and cool.
Minn 1 i t. rojukvs in t l;o n.iino of Hil lc
biiiiuit tiiiini f. nr.. I on tho nocn'on in
question no loss a )ir.-on than himself
iva.s srrv i:s me. Hirnrefly, bowever,
liii.l In; H.tiM the cover from my tun en
of n o.lb fonp, wh.ui, fuilden'y, find
witlii'Ut u b.eatli o.' upo'opy, ho dropped
he Duorrca rnc rnvEn crow inj
tho cover upon tho table-cloth, nnd
dii phi. I in mad lui-sto irom tiio room.
Vonderiiiu' s.'iuewhat at tliii precipitate
eon. bit l, 1 was about to fid my pluto,
when I w;i3 urtested ;n the net by a
groat roiso t;f hurry r.g toet upon tho
lavement v.iihaut, l'eoplo woio run
hii,'r.ni a'i!.i; to each other, and nl
toe Ii, r ih' 10 wr.j ao nmeh tumult tliat
I said to inj-fc.'lf, "Ah, Another inoh!"
Then I, too, but the parlor, and hast
ened to ii fiir.-et door of the inn,
'iliero I (Ueeovnvd honest Strumpf
nnd bom i-.t I.iis. St;u i pf, supported l y
the i ntii'o pel- o.ini l of their cstablibii
rui nt, lrom i!',.j l-o.its to tiio billiard
tnurUci, uli i.fj.ipt! v.-itli astoninhmont, as
tliieo lo. iiiacious citizens poured news
Into their enr-s.
"Otto is iU ud," f.rd the first citizen.
lle died at sixteen minutes past Fix
Bsoro than an hour nRO."
"lint that is iiotiiinpt," crlt d tho sec
' ond liiizcn. "iiio pnat news is this.
Listen t mo "
"No, to n:e," interpose 1 a third. "I
have it liiiwily from one of tho senti
nels at tho pu a.'o. The pretender, Con
rad, has in en knife i like a pig; und jolly
Well h-i deserved it, tuo. it Was be
twucn f, i.r and live o'clock this aftor
r.oon. A in. nit, u young monk, u 1 ran
cisenn, presented ldnifflf at tho Mar
moihof, nui demanded an audience of
tho I'litiee. Tho milaee guard and it
is llraight from ono of them that I havo
the felony i-f ci-uro retu-ei him ad
mtUaiu'e; but ho was determined, and
so at lut the I'ricon's ch;unber!uin gavo
him a boiuin ;. The upshot was ho
wrolo a word c r two upon a 6lip of pa
per, ceiled it up with was, and begged i
that it luiht l o delivered to his high
ness fori li with, swearing tliut it con
tained information of the utmost in.) or
tanoo to his welfare, 'iiio ehainberbiln
conveyed h s paper to tho I'rinee, who,
directly ho h id read it, uttered a great
Oath, and ordered that tho monk bo ush
ered into his presence and that they bo
left nljne together. Alouo a cordingly
they wcro left. More than an luuir
pufsed. At a littlo after six arrived tho
news of the doaih of the old Duke. An
officer entered too l'rineo'e chamber to
report it him. There, if you ploaso, ho
found hid highnet-s stretched out dead
upon the Hour, with a knife in his
heart; tho inouk had vanished. They
could Und r.o trace whatever of h s
wht real ou's. Also had vanishod the
paper ho had sent in to tho I'rinee, but,
what tho police iega'd a3 nn important
Cluo, le' lr.l lelt another paper, twisted
around the handle of thedager, whereon
was BOiawied in a disguised hand: 'In
tho eouii.ry of tho blind the one-eyed
men may be kings, tut Conrad only
i "The crand point cf it all you have
omitted." put iu tho second oituen. "It
Is this. Shut up in an inner apartment
of the Mainio: hot, they have found the
hereditary Uran I Huchess MathiUlo
alive and well! Conrad has been keep
ing h r a prisoner there theso two
'i'hrt tidings thus delivered by theso
worthies proved to bo substantially cor
Tho Duke is dead! Long live tho I
Duchess'." cried tho populace. of tho gendarmes.
It was like a delightful old-fashioned "1 should really bko to got at tho
blool-and-i bunder opera, uud I whs meaning of nil this, you know," 1 in-alino-it
I eh ml tho seen s. liut oh! that forme I my captor.
hyocr.ti. al young ribald monk, be-l "1 must cmitum you 1hnt whrver you
l ust. an Koch! Y hat had become of ' Sy will he reiiieinliered. und, if ineriiu-
himy Would ho keep ids promise lo ;
look mo up.' 1 ne pi'lico neitt ouiu io oo
tuosecuting a diligent endeavor to Iwok
hi tr up, Lut Willi, Ps yet, no positive ro-
i Of course-, upon tho no 'esston of fio
'new ruler to tho throne nil tho loy,-.l
j print-shops of the tuw oisplayed her
highness" portraits for tale photo-
piuphs ana cluoaio-uu.i'giai'lis; yon
I'M id your money nnd oa t;o'.c our
choice. 'J')ii.. reptveoat"d lier ns a
fliiht y. uii:t woiiinn, witii a dcl.cat.i,
intcrestiiig face, a cuatwhat rnreastie
ni' uth, a ireat ai'im Im.eu of yello'vish
hair, and, in fctn!;u,g . -iir.ti-n.-t io this
clioveline, a pair of biilliant darl; e-yo.-i.
I could nt for the liiuof mo have es
j'iuined it, but there ii'as 6oi.iulhin.ee In
her f-.co tiint annoyed me wnli a sen jo
of familiarity, n sense of huving seen it
before, though I was sure I never had.
In the c.i urso of a fortnight, however, I
did sue her caught a flying ilini -3 of
her ns she diovo throug'i tiio Markt
strnsse in htr victoria, attended by nil
maniif r of ponip ft id eire inistai.o . Slio
lay back upon h;r cushions, looking
X'ale and interesting, but fa i!y bor.-d;
and again I experienced tiuit exabper
ating sensation ot having seeii her some
where where? when? ho.' before
r iiArn.it iv.
Ouo night I was awnkrncl from my
slunibers bv a Violent l.;ue.;in ut lav
rioor. " no's tiio e!" I dcinauded, not
too amiably, hat's the n.at er.-"
"Open! Upon, in tiio name of tho
Orand Dr.chora'" ecnin.aiiiie.l a deep
"flood heavens! 'What can the row bo
now;" 1 wondered.
"Op. n, or wo break in the door," cried
"You mu-it vc illy givo nu timi to pun
souielhin.; on," J prutontid, r.nu hurried
iy wrapped m.vse,f in some cio.hc
Then I open. 1 the d 'nr.
A magr.iliceiitly iiiiifurme 1 youti of
fi.'er stepped ,u;ekly uitu tho r. o.n, ful
lowed by thrco goadunui-s w.th d:a.vn
Tho oflleer ir.elined his hea l slightly
toward me, and baiJ, "liar u;.;.ait,
11U was not the voice that I ha I
heard through the door: it was a mu h
roitr voice, and mu h more high in
pitch. Somehow it did not teem nl
togc.her tho voice of a st anger to mo;
nnd yet tho fa p of a stranger hU faeo
cinpha ieally was. li was a very fond
face, em -mounted ly n giowLh of slant
red hair, und do orated by a bristl,n
lei mustache. His e es v.-ero ov.'rlu ng
by l.u-hy red cyehivw.-, and. in tho un
c.rtiiin candle li;;hl, I eou.il r.ot u.ako
cut their co or:
"Yis, Inm Hevr Yoinrlcht," I admit
ted, avceptiujjf this German vtrsiou of
"l'.iigl sh'r" lie questioned -horily.
"No, not Kngiish. Amivicu i, it you
"Maeht niehts! I niTcist you, in tho
na'iie of tho Gran I Ducho-s "
"Arrest me! Will you bo good enough
to inform mo upon what eauigi'':"
"I 'poll tho charge of eoiici tliig with
danger, us ( hara teis, a,,d l eii.i; ni
eno.ny to tho tiah:.ui:i:ty of t;.e o.a:.
You will plea.-e to or. ss as eu eltly 113
possible. A carriage nwa.ts you b w. "
dooil J. ni, they nave toinoin.w eon
nee o I mo with that n.fa i o.r. r, itur,
liebait nn b'och," I gioane-.l inwa.dly,
and 1 began to put eoi:uiu r.iuyhlu
touches to ley to.Vt.
"No, no'." eiio 1 the oMeor. "Yen must
put eu your tires mil. Aru you so ig
norant of criminal otii u -tui in no: to
know ih.it state f.miwi'j are rosj aired
to wear their ilross suiia.-"
"It seems a veiy ai-surd regulation,"
sai I I, "but 1 will put on my d: ets i-uit
"Wo will nwa t you outside yoi.r door,
but lot me warn you, snotiid you at
tempt, to ese.ipo through your w ir.tlow
you wiil bo shoe lu a hundrod p'affos,"
eai.l tho offljer, as ho retired With his
1 denned my dress suit and epenod
The officer looked mo over somow hut
mrx i nrnsED n: no u.
critically, and at last remarked, "lcs,
that will do. Tidiow ine."
The whole population of tho hotel
werfl in llm eon idni !i thmu-di w hich wo
passed, and crowded after us to tno
street. Aclo-eJ caniigo wa- waiting
there, with tour horses attached, each I
horso bearing a postilion. Uhiee otiior
horses, saddled, were tied to pools abouc i
tho ho:el entrance. , 'J'heno the gca:
"W ill yo.i bo good enough to cntor tno
oarriage?" said tho ofli cr.
Hut my spirit rose in arms.
"i insist ujon knowing what I am nr
rostolfor. 1 want to uudeictaud the
definite charge against me."
"I am not a magistrate, sir. Will you
i kindly enter tho carriage; "
j "Oh, this is u downright outrage," I
declared, and entered the carr.ugo.
' Tho oflleer lea e I in after me; tho
door was sl.vnmed to: the tosiilion
lied at tlnir horses: of m. drove.
followed by the rhythmical clauk-elank
luiitmg, used against you, he .eplud.
-nueii"i muniui wi t
Uy," said I.
PITTSUOllO, CHATHAM COUNTV. THURSDAY, JANUARY 21,
"Oli, wenro tl.o test of frkui's wita
En ;!ai:'," said he.
"jitit I uni nu American," 6aid I. ";;'"
Miieht nieh'sl" sni I ho
"Ma'.ht nichtsr" I echoed, angrily.
"You think eo? I fl-.ail bring tho en -so
to tho iiotico of tho Minister of tno
L'nitcd Stale, nnd you sliuil see."
"How! And precipitate a war bctwrci.
two friendly nations? Lnfeeliiij; mon
itor!" "You liugh! Hut who laughs last
In ichs b.st, and I i-rondso yon tno
Grand Duchy of X-r shall bo n a io u
pay for tins pleasantry v.ilh a vai-jt-iince."
"Ti.ii Is not tho first time that yen.
li i'-i) bo 'li arrestel while In these do
minions," h ; s:t!'i htcriily. ''And I must
lvii.iiid you liial ieso inujeSlo Is a hang-
i ing i.iutter." t
"Lose ieajeslo!" I repealed, hu'.f in
I tfoiii, li.ilf hi tenor.
: ".l.iwohi, muin Herr," ho r.nswvred. I
I l-.nt r.tterull, I am but obeying orders,
j he added, wish an inllection almost upol-og-tie.
Where ha l I heard that curio-is, soft
. voice b::foro.' A voice so suit that his
Gernian tounded aln.ost like Italian.
Mo.-ii:vhilo wo had driven straight
neiu-s tiio town, past tho w.ilia, and
I i.ito tho open ci uiitry. 1 he night air,
(lifting in through tiio open eaniage
w.ndow, waa sweet with the o lors of
i dew -!.'ii;e.i pr.iss and vibrant with tLo
hun min.r; "f a millio:i insects.
"lou are perhaps conduct in ine to
the !ii.ntli-.r," I siiggeiAed.doiivhig bo:iio
re.ief fr. m the fancy.
"oh. hardy so far as that, let us
hop ," be rejoined, with what struck uio
as a suppressed ohuoklo.
"i'ar! ' I crod. "Can you use tho word
in speaking of a pocket-handkerchief.
' it is small, but it is pie-tiiresquo; It li
pniiitable," s ii I he; "and, what is more,
by every syllable yon utter ngainst it,
you weave a strand into your luill'ir and
diivv a nail into yoi.r oollln."
'J ho night was inten-ely d ole, and I
could so..1 no further into It than I ho lew
: yard.-J cf roadway illuminated by hi:
j carriage la:nps. We rr ve on in s.lcii.ie,
! for p'-rhjis a half ho ir longer. Tin u
nt lu t tho horses' ho it's res muled upon
I sti ne, and wo drew up. My cflleer oi,;-
seoi.de I from the carriage; Ifollov.el
i him. Wo woro standing under a massive
I aiehway, u sort of porte-cochere, ilglii-
ed by a hanging Innte: n. llefoi e a email
i:o ir pi. roeu iu tho stone wall irontl. jj
us a s. ntinel was posted, w.th his mus
ket presented in salute.
The tliroi" mounted (,'endarrces sprang
from their saddles.
"I arowell, Herr Wcinri.dit." sn'd my
officer. "I lime enjoyed our drive to
gether more than i can tell you. If wo
siiould never meet ngain In Uiis world,
let us I opj wo bhu'.l do so lu nno.iier
and a Letter. " Then, turning to hla
Bti o.d.r.ates: "Conduet this gentle
I'.niii to the tower chamber," ho e..m
u.ar.iied. Tho sentry stood asido. One of tho
geu laniies preceding me, tho oth rtwo
coming 1 ohlnd, I was convoyed up a
narrow winding stone slaireaso, into a
big oetngon-siiapod room.
i lin room was lighted by Innumerable
ea!ii!les tet in soon es round tho walls.
It was eomlorlftbiy, vvvn richly, lur
nished, ai.d deco.atcd with a cousldt r
nblo ('egit-o o.' ta-te. A vast worm
hu d IVislun carpet covered tho stouo
liiior; books, pictur s, bibl .ts, were
scat tot o I d fcrnninatingiy a. o it; and In
one comer (here stood a gr ind piano,
open w an a v ol n ai.d bow lying on it.
Tho gendarmes bowed themse ves out,
shutting the door bouind them w.ih nu
ominous oinngi r.
"If ihis is to l.e my dungeon cell," I
ihoiighr, "I shall not be so unco nforia
Vie alter all . lint, how proj odorous of
them to force mo to wear my druas
suit." 1 threw my.self into an easy chair,
bar ed my faeo in my hau .s uud tried
eet upon my situation.
Suddenly 1 was disturbed by the
fcotiiui of a iiL'ht little uoUU behind inu,
a iii-cre.t l.itie ahem.
I iooki d uuickly up.
A In y Imd entered the apartment,
nui! was stand. :ig in tlia middle of ir,
smiling in couiemplalion vt my despair
"tio.'d heavens, " I gaspol, but no',
audilily, ns her faeo grew clear to my
s arilL-.l blgiil,, "tho Gi'ani Duellers
"1 am glad to seo you, Mr. Wnin
r glit,'' her liigiuiijss i'uan in ilr.gl.Ui,
bat, slightly cuntinencal. "X is a
full lit tin phi '0 oh, believe me, the
dullest oi lis sitio in Christendom and
tlicy tel. me you are an a'laising man."
Now, of course ll-.o loader has U.re
soi n it irom the out.-ot, otherwi- o w.iy
should I bo detaliiiug him with this
ntiec.io:-'? l)ut ii on mo it cams a n
thunderbolt, and in my emotion I lo.--got.
myself and cxclaiunil uluu I: 'Se
bastian Koch:" Th. faeo of the Grand
Duchess ii.cl haunted me with a sense
of familiarity; tno voice of my led
headod ofliciT in the carriage had seenn tl
n t s.iMirgo to ran; Int. now Unit I saw
tin; face, end heard tie.' voice, tinge I 1 y
that .-ii,;iit forego ip-ality of llngii-h,
ar oil', and the same liaie, aii was elca-.
"St '"i-lhm Ho li!"
"ou sad.-" the gracious lady queried,
tin in ig lo r i yet-.
"Ni tliia..;, madnmo. I w.n about, to
thaiik your higliueos for your kiml-
lierr. but "
"Hut your mind wandered, nnd you
made wine irrelevant milita-y obsciva
tlon about a huMion rock. It is perlmj-s
"Yes, v. ry pr.Vuihly," asentel I.
' I'.ttt you are a man of honor, nre you
"I hope s.-i."
"ino bnglisli generally are. You fan
keep a siato fee.".-, t, especially when
yo;t happen to havo learned it by a sort
of aee.di nt, can you not.'"
"I ii'u n ve-iy tomb lor such things,
"That i3 well. And, besides, you
must Consider that not all hoinieide is
iiiiirder. Sometime one is driven tJ
kill in self-detelise. "
"I li-ivo not a doubt of thai."
"I uni only sorry it shoul I all havo
h.tpp ne I bcfoio you saw his f. Uiut. It
woul i h ive pleased your sense of humor.
is tho dullest little principality,"
! she went on, "oh, but dull, dull, dull!
J 1 a ii sometimes foiced In despair to
lii, etrae littlo jokes. Yet yo i havo
itetua'ly stopped h-ro. fivo Weeks. It
liiie-t be ns ih y say, that the l.i-gli-h
' people 'a'. e tueir pie .survs sadly. You
are a painter, I a n told. '
"Ve.-.. yo r highness, I omUo a shift
"And at t'.l lling. Hut I lack a dis
criin niting audience. I think you h id
belli r p iint my poi trait. I w ill tlddlo
toyoii ,i oir he.-i, t's '. o'lli'ut. ltctweeii
w hib s v.. w ill talk. Son,, liiues, I m y
tell yen , I smoke et.g.iivlie; one must
l av ne es it. in. -to. We w.ll try to
eidtven th igs a little, to galvanize a.:
. little lif. into this eorpseiy uouit. Do j
I you think we shall succeed; "
0h, I s'lould notr1espa:rof dofng so."
"Ti'.at i-i nlec of you. I have a luo.st
ridi -ulous high chancellor; you luiht
draw caricaluros of him. An ! lay iirst
lady of tho chamber has a p'epolerous
lisp. I do hope I ehftll be aiitn-oj."
Ai rlio tp ko 6ho c::t. Uu.-d her left
band toward mo. I t' ol; it ai.d va3
u'r.o-.it 13 give it a friendly shakts.
"No, in., tiot tliat," sa d f.ho. "C!i, I
f.-rrrit. ;oJ era an Amcri.-at nnd a
d. iajcrv, and the simj l .t ,i b e cf
c iui 'l el qu.-ttn Is fsar.Rkr.t lo you. MuS
1 V U jn,u vhat to dor"
To cat ft l'.ni story eheit, Itlnught
lia -s had fallen unto t.io in elreme
ly plc.'.-.iu. pln:cs; ai.d to itrueel tli-y
ha 1 lor nwiide. I passe I a ir. ..rry
-.I'utncr ft tin court of X , i.lter-
ltmi-ig be.'vcen tiio Ho-ldenz in tiie
t.-wu ind tiio b. h'e -s p.evoiiii uii wa!ls.
I ma'ie a good ini'iiy preliminary ; !ie!i 'i
for tho t'rin"cs ptitrali, chili- slio
played v:!i her violin; and between
ltii.es, r.s the had promised, wo talko 1,
pi T.etiu.."J court i ti'.uette, smoked citiar
ett 'F, nu I lntighsd i t s.'.i.rdal. liut
wiieul Le'nn upon the linul canvas I.
ut least, ha.l to become ft little grave; I
wanted to mnke a n.uslerplece of it.
We lrel two or throe sittings, during
which I worko I nway in grim elleuee,
and the Grand l.'u. le-sa yawned.
Th. n ona night I was ngain aroused
from tiio middle of my slninb tf, tftkci
in itistody I y n gray-bearded coloaol ef
m aroons, ( oiidueied to a closed carringe,
nnd drueii nbr.-.ud ihiough tho darknoi-a.
V, hen cur carriage came to a stnn i-stili,
wo found ourseivis in the Austrian vd-
5; t's i V&' 1
iv - it--.,.;-js5ev..-.s hs-s-
eni: uxTCKOrn iu:n i.eet hand.
lage of Z , n.-ross theX frontier.
There my coloii ;l badi- mo go.nl-by. At
th" sane- tliiio ho han b.'d me ftn enveb'
o,o. I hasten d to tear it open. I poti
a bl-eut of pir er iu a pretty fcmiu.ne
ban i, I r. ad these word-,:
" Yo-.i ) r.iin scl to aiuiiso mo. Tut It
feet,-..--, yon take your dioll Br.tish art au
grand serieux. W o havo better port rail
laintnrs among our natives; and vol
will find models cheap and picnl.ful at
. . Farewell."
fropv-lsiite.-l by the AuMior.r Alliaunc; all
ti jlits rcol-ivcd.l
A1U1.-rtl-.ln3 Hint l'.ly.
On Friilny an advertiser who hns
s---nt ns a gottd matiy checks, says the
Xortlnvcs.oni Lumbcruiuu, ceufort i
h!y liilud n tfnd-s'zo.l nrm chair, and
(lllfitig hU sirjy tilled CfiilsldCt ilbly
al.f.-tit a.lve'i tisiiitf." "Wlioti i buy ad
eitisino, li'isiid, I want ti fed a.i
surcd tiiat tiie piper in wliieli I havo
-p.it".! foci to tho mart whom I tlesiro
to reirii, and lurtlior tliat W? pepbi
to wlioni if, goes havo a (ino 1 opinion
(if ir, 1 plane my advertising; on that
bails. I u-o i to think th it I did not
recxivo i,iy money's woi'th unl-s i
could trace a certain nutnbo.- of s.ilcs
t suiiw ..irtioular "atl." 1 fttn over
that, 1 m -et the (Ionian I of ni icliin
ery iu my line, and having done that
1 want to be known, and known ail
th:; time. I advertise, s.y in a dozen
paper-., and a iivin comet a!on aial
bu s a hi;,' bill f goods. Can ho tell
in- whit particular r,;l"'r diiet-tcii
him to my works'. 2vo. not otn'-e in a
liittuhcil times. I have boon adier-ti-ing
for years so he lu.iv know
where 1 am, and when he wants to
buy he cotiies t ) me. Make flfst-elas-i
r;U -l.in ::y, let everyhod Icti 'v,' whera
the ttiacbineiy can be hid, and then
Moat v. ur cKi'riiJ :rs white is. the way
lo g.-t liUiitios." Tiiat ititin knew
what he. vras taiicing about
Ar.oiMtotes ot ('hiii-ll-..
I t:i ust tell you (.ne anecdote of our
friend Charlie which is perhaps the
uii'-f c-iiiv.ius of any I have to record,
"there were two young boys brothers,
in the lioii-e, and tlv ir miiher.
Charlie's mistress was in the habit of
eaKiu-t t lictn by name, lieginaid and
Albert, using ceitiiu familiar Con
tractions wucii she did si. It wa- ih
w.-inder tliat. Chat lie caught these up;
but what will In' said of such an ap
plication of them as the following?
The bird, as wilh must parrots, was
not albivvol water in his cage, so
wh -ii thirsty he would call, in what,
may he lernied h's mu voice:
'Keggio! lb gele Keggio or Hcr
t ic! Charlie wants vunn water!"
Charlie has a great fondness for th-.-1
astc of which pie crust is made, and
this being known he was often treat
ed to a pk-c -. It - naturally looked
lor this, ati'.l when forgotten h ; woold
invite hiuiM'if to have some in the
form ( f wordj whi'-li ha l iloubtlo-s
ol'u n l.i.-n uit-.l by his mistress, li.t
Charlie, d you like paste? Will
you have a bit.-' This would be said
in the voice of his mistress or her
daughter. He would then add, in
quite a changed tttne, 'Oh rather!"
IxiuliU in Tru'li ami llutv.
Every thinking mind is liable at
titues to doubt botn a; to truth and
duty. Hut a thoughtful mind wi!!
nut formulat:; its doubts or regard
th''in ;ii com i.'tions. If doub is to
some, a natural phase of thought, it is
a'lso temp irary, unless it is unwisely
wrought into conduct. One who sin
cerely endeavors to live a ight cannot
long remain astray. Act on the truth
which is admitted; do the duty which
is plain ii id dou'-'t as to the next
step in either will soon pass away.
Tho cxi-erience i f life to tho hon -t
la art uearly always works to tip;
eetiilniiatit-o of biith audio fidelity
V I 1:
GRADERS AND THEIR HOME,
Toor rar.iilici Whnae (Inly bptifeP
la au (Jnllnin-y '1. ut.
At St. I.oi'!.-, Mo., there tire several
reprlmenta cr poor people dv.clllna in
tents, and alriai'y the lirsf rases of
BuiTeriiig fir.i wretch.'dntss bare beeti
leeorded. Ti.e.-e peoide arc '-graders''
Rail their far:::::.-.-, 'i'he graders are the
uiea w lio i'i:1'i..- iii ti e labor of Jovt Una
the e!e ntioiis. jiret 'i
lo t;:e ire;
uniiiitiroved -. As ,i rule,
: they s,.eild
; !tl huuses.
. r,:'.,:-e ef
ti.'.ti of blli'.u
and hilly parts of t
they are a.il iuttre l
living la ten's. S-u:
fetlcerr.-si vc y, ;.i.-rs
Then, fintiiu. ;i eoid .
when fi.jio :;:. ; :'.
nre ( ci.p.-. 11. d to s.
ten-.s. Their number
e-d. Five thou.-'and is n low e.s-.in.ate.
And fin-re fir" many e-Iiii.iiv:i.
A visii writ-, tnt'de to the lots on Kie lid
avenue, near Wi sttuitister. A dozen
tints, huddled together, eomp.ised this
litiie hander. Tin-re was no she Iter of
trees or homes to the miniature plateau
they stood upon. A hlh growth of
( dark weeds that emitted n sickly od-ir
of decaying ve;;"tnth)!i r.tirroeiidi J the
j touts. A ramshackle shed for horses
stood in their midst. All around was
I scattered (he debris from the table.
There was no drainage no convenient
rill or sewer to wash nway refuse. Tin
! ratis. asiirs, relegated utensils, nnd
cast-off wearing apparel little of that
I were strewn nround. To the sotru
i west of this scene tiie tall, stately man
1 siotis of the boulevard formed a back
ground for tiii.s homely, leu not home
like, ph i nre a eonM.iiit saddening iu
I its ciioi'i.ilty.
A noise of a wtii'.i-.ig infant attracted
! ntei.tlou to a ter.r a little apart from
j the others. Tiio fne O'Donnell children
I were the ion,; tenants. The eldest Is a
' girl of 7. A baby In the cradle was cry
ing ns thoagli hcart-hrokcii. A little
Chap nlioui f years oh! was rucking it,
trying lo eahn his Huh; sister. The
father was working on the sewer con
struction. The mo:lirr was out d-!ng
a day's washing. Het'oro the iievcsp.ipcr
men left tuo camp. Mrs. O'Dot.uell ro
, turned. PI. a apoh';flz-?d for the dirt in
her tear, and for the untidy condition
, of her children, who were unwashed
I and barefooted. S'oe was not afraid to
trust them with a five oh. nol They
I had all been burned and bad learned to
fear it. Surely, experience was n dear
! teacher here. This faiudy was plus
I purous, comparatively,
j A few feet away lives Mrs. Salisbury
j and her three children. Her son. n boy
of six, was sick In bed, fuul had no
I medical attendance. Ilts tent was a
j dilapidated affair that would be ut the
j mercy of an ordinary wltid stoirn were
! It not for the protection afforded by a
J high growth of viie-siiiolling weeds,
j ur l.iir bartd li t I been ;ek nnd out of
work, and they were l.vln.; from hand
So .-J. "
. e v
l'fittNo n viv.
to mouth. All
thin texture, .nn!
ing. They .slept
huddled togei til
sake of warmth
only spot in the
laetr et. 'tiitig was ol
they had no bed cloth-a-
many as possible
iti eao bed, for the
tiiid to get under the
tea! wiiet'e the rains
did liet seal; ihroiui'. Only at re.eal
titues-wlien they e.ail-l aP.'ord a meal
do they burn a lire in their stove. Mrs
Salisbury had received no h.dp lrom
any one. Often they hal gone to bed
suppcrlcss, Mie won! 1 not ask her
neighbors for help tiny were in the
same boat of penury. She was ignorant
td" the method of securing ..ililde aid.
While at prcr-oiii there at" net many
Of these people in dtre ill-i 1 1 . li is but
a question of the advent of the severe
Cold Wtii'l'-.-t' Hli'tl their appeals let
aid will be titdi ci s.-il.
A :-int;ing rIou-
A good deal of skefi.ii:
anioag the igiioiau; as to
thele being sin.-lag mice;
kept such a songster for I,
am in a po.-.l.i"ii to .-;. ik w
i a. it:; :':
ty. rite was c. night :n a -brought
up i'.i ! ".oil' ni,
sai face. ;u:d handed oiit
commenced an a-.pia.!
sooii ripened info I o; iin.i
o.ll l.ilue, w .IS
bug" lo the
to me. Tims
tan e w Idea
y, and w htcli
was only tertul'iati d by la r death.
T'uc.v were no douots about her fong;
a pretty, li'rd-ltke warble, rising and
failing .il. ornately, and of sulli.-ient
power to carry l'roin the top to the bot
tom of the li 'iis' w hen all was unlet.
Iti appearand' sue was be-, an oiiil
nury house inoits-'. with the usual well
groomed coat, th" u.-u:il i.i.-cade of
w hiskers, the Usual beady black el es,
end an elegant tain i lug la:!, like the
Ifes! of her tribe. It w as ie.-r .s-.p- ah'll"
liieh singled her otti from the dtinili
millions of lot' follows, and this song
she poured out nlntost without intermis
sion dming ln-r waking hour.''. Thi
peculations of the learued Uve been
I crosr.p ror. Tin-. ;r, nr.
1 oiiiy la- guess-
exercised over this matter, fin.1 sime
hac thought that bronchi!:., by u.:r- 1
rowing the a!r p;is.s.jgei-, prodti'TS j
lioi.-y '. hoe:ilig, wl.K-n rjitilllsiiist.c no
mlivrs lit'.ve (ttgu.iicd as a sea.3. Others,
with j'tiMi'T probability, havy siige:-:-ed
that every woure Is a tliis'.ru u'i'v..',
but that en arc-oiint of the uiilittets cf
C'.'.!- ears if only li'. a
voea'.U-fi, whiie the sin lilt r
tl:e.-IVa'. li'.t'.lO: Itr till' itiino:
one htiiivs tiiar the f t'.'.eiil;
.,;.-, V s of
I' a hat is
1 t'o.ir oit"
oil". ti.at ot;
pur v it: a
w aii; le i
rr... of 'nils
iioil ieg of i
c::i cm o
tin- oil. ! a
to. (.'.;!. i.u
apirrarn'. of t.u
1 ilotti'th-'-.s a veiy i
the 'o.lr.ltty of ;he o
f. le'ii-e in tl.e
Mi!li: ! rifly 1
in a lootire- v. .;!
s.- to 'cri'v tl
itii-n the- rooipass cf (.ur lio.uin- pott-
i-i's. tt. James
--' Cbineno C'ou.jo.-ersj.
The conrt Jugglets in ilie titiie of iCttb- j
lai Khan nsadt it appear to il.o-.- wl.o j
iuoke-1 oil (is it -a'iSi.ei fio:.! the table j
actually flew throu 'h ti;e a'r. One of j
the i ra i (!'; s who vlsi :.! the r-ioas of I
ifhtcii Mttl-ro g:-. s it.- &;. e. il. .iit.ti t j
says: "And Ju.-glcrs cause ettps of :;old j
to l!y throii-ii tl.e air ar-d "I'lVr the:..- I
selves to oil who Its', to drink." A".d i
Ilm r.atr.t;;, a Moor who vl.-'.sd Cath-iy
a century .ilier, gie-s th;s ti. euuat of a j
simlhir ineidettt: i
Tiiat same nl.rl't a Jutrglcr who was j
oue of the Ktiu ?" slave.-, mrole his ;.;-
pea ran co, and the Ac.!r - :i ! to hiui: j
"Coau; an.'! show Us some of juur niar- !
els." Ujioii til is he icnk a -.''ooili ii l.a!l, j
wifh several holeo iu i. tl:iof.-h v-hleli I
long thongs wt-iv passed, a:id d-iyi.-.g i
hold of cue of thrsf) si.it !: ittta ;!.: .
air. It went sj h::,!i II. at i.e. loi s.ght
Of if alojgelt.o.. iU was the hottest j
season of the year, ami we were otiUidc I
in tiie nildiii" of the pain, e emirt.i !
There now rema.ned c-nly a ill tie ef the
end ef a tli'-ng in the conjurer's hand,
nild he (leiircd olio of the boys WilO as
sisted iiiui to lay hold of it and mount.
He did so. climbing by the thou, and 1
we lost sight oi hit. i sImiI 'I lie con- I
Juror lh.-n called to Piai three times, j
hut getf.ag no answer no fti.it; bed up
a knife as if In a itn-tit rage, laid hold
of the thong. ::r.d d.saj-p art d a.Mil 15y
nt l lye Iv thr.n-.- d -cvn one of the j
hoy's hands, then a f.i.-.t. then the oti.t-r .
hand, and tlu-n the other foot, then the j
trunk, and iar
all the h
-.nil i ti.-u
he came down hitv.se!;'. ni
panting, and with his do:!
kit.-ed the ground befor
and fial I soiiietli.tig to him in C'LUn's-k
Tho Amir gave soii.e ord, r ia fi p!y, and
our friend than tor.;; the lad's 'hubs,
laid ihct'ii tog-.-i, n-r iu their places, nod
gave a kick, when, p:-i-..:n! tie r-' was
the boy, who go. a;: i t:---i-d before
us. All this nMou!.-;.e,i roe b.-yon 1
men sure, and I had tin attar-:: of p.op!-
tat!oa iihe ihat v. i.;cii OM'r.-aau' un j
once In fore in the prtsen.v of the Sul- i
tan of liii'u.i, when lu id.ov.e.l me s .iin" J
thing of the same bind. The Kazi Af- j
kliarti.ldln wa.s next io nn-. and quoth j
he: "Wallahl -'tis my ot. talon there has
been neither going tip uor coming down,
neither marr.ng nor m'T'diug; 'tis ail
hocua-poeus:" St. Nicholas,
The l ifieral IMuoai on.
Tlin t man, I tioiik, has had a liberal
education wh,-. has ban so trained in
ve-uih ihat h'.r body is tho ready servant
ol' his w.ll, a:
pleasure all the
!ui, it ,s eapa:
a clear, cold 1.
parts of equal
ginc, to be lit
d does with use nnd
work th.it, as a uiechan
ii: of; wiu.se ioteiicct is
gte ctigiiic. w it'.i all its
m ngth aiPi Iti stnootit
ready, l.k" a so ain efi
n. -d to ecry kind of
tltr- pessauiers ns w-eli
wens rir.d spin th
as forge il.. an hois -a', ti
mi. i1 I- slot, ! -, i; li a l;n
gri.it .-n.l lunda'tii-itl-i!
fare, and of tin; l'tv's ,,i' I
c ::e w Lo, t.-i sinnte-l a-.
life and tire, but whos,
l ruiied to i . -tiii- t' i lu 1 1
w ill, tiie i--n-!it!t a tor.
who has ):.!. rod o lo
whether of nature cr of
Vilolle-S, alio to re-spi 1
self. Sacti a one. and f
he .oitl 1, .-ho-.
Ige of tt.e
;'i r.i: tops;
.. hate all
- 'is I..IO-
he is as
the b. -t
w ill get
l: ,d a li'.lci
f her. and s
d e-lt! -.
1 le -.'
bo In i
i hey i
moil' hp;, .-i
Istcr ati i 't
r m tu
1. ti 1
i a ride -pii
l ha try -p -
k. - o;
Soli, el tllh
loo bio- i;
eti to. .re
is i cry
'.und . ti tie same 1 .fop. is I;
lir,:'-. eiy a. -Ike and .--!' ex Ma
de le'-l U-'llper. It It, t i ie-
sen;.- ai.y iiitrio-i-" it; i-ii its i!. tutrr.,
bin u-ijei-tc ccp to tir.j.'i'i1 i -'t. ;. r o'-.r
Men on h.n-seb t.-i; w'to v-.-i" tired io
ill') t'i tii-ll i .th'll tell 1; l ! of ll ie pce'l
pur-ncl for th'rty yards, the sp'-ler
kecpttig up with a trott.-.g ',,, 'ppis
Irritable individual ;s iaiie.1 "the k"ig
T.iri-inu and 1 eatfieiiii l.eg-il.
Tarriii- and le.itii'-ritv' w.i: e n
legal piiitisiiii'iM for tt. .-ft. li is said
to be lo'.lll.l iu the staill'i - of both ll'lg.
land and rr.-in--e about the time of the
people :ie,i:1ro :i lot' , mo; pride as
they grow ol.p-r, but tiny a;'' as weak
on the piano don't
One square, one insertion 1.00
Ouo square, two insertions. ... 1.60
Que square, ouu month 2.00
For larger tt Ivc'i ln"iuuiiU lioeral
contracts v:il .u made.
SOW THE JIOTOCifLP.
'. Ifevr Wheels Wlileli Are 1'ropcUeeJ
! by Aiitoiuiilic -'o'.vit.
J Uotocyelea and ot'uer Vehicles pro.
: pelied by automatic i-ov.tr aro ct.joy
lug a boom in iiD?lii.i. 1'uey nave
reached meli it prominent poan-ioa iu
the kingdom that a p .p. r -, pubiiihtnl
weekly in their mtei-.-.-ts. -'ovemoet'
1 ! was termed a red ;r!t--f (b7 hy tuu
nu!oiiioi)iiit,ts,Oij ae.toitat of .he ttri.Jw
jug cpt'tt oi tho iiigov.nys to the ipn i-r
,..:..,. rdini.ai-i.-s are buiij;
torno ll C'l Hi! l.ideS I.!-. 1 1 '1 O-eOCtfi C S
" : rivuling tua pietoriul fancy f the min
; ing boon; days au U;i-;5 (iisiribuU I
' , bro"d:iist. i
'' ; The iiiotcreyrlo it nt'rietia wi-lj -
j e jtn-rt I i'lt.re't r.a.i at Ita-t .. dozen
; ; inukes are on tiio ui.iv.i 1. in ureoeut
' public, to.', at Coventry lea pru v. in
'' ; lier was deserioed m txa'.it.g cvery
d ; thing for pa;":, e-id beli.i.via.. dis-
; position to ci.i.i iicxio.is i.in.e.. J-i.e.
' fpec-a was aiiotit riir.,, ;iii-.- "'"",-
I cud Ike maehino '.To up tho Lti! uttlu
end of the i-traigbL
went on the level.
quite i-.h fa -t as it
who rodo il, fciaa Is sowcihing over
fix feet, and is u very broa by built
man, so that his m-.chii was put to
very lair tent Leu tAfiis Liai un a
InipreveJ Mr.uvb' rrlis.
It is a wtll kuuwn fact tliat the vari-Clio.-,
of str.ryni ri ics iu Use to-day are
iu no respects belter, i in tee.l us goo.!,
ai uituiy varieties Unit weru jopulur
over u 'qiiarti r cf a i. ntury ago, and
vet it is reeogui.'.i d by his hands that
ur iriet!o are es.-entta!. Thi.-i
chit-ll.y cornea from a ui i i-e eati-od by
the. oper.-.tious of tho rirawoerry inn
gas, wliieii t'lkes tlto b.iui of Miiiill
iiroiin spot.j ;u thti i.tiHi -. ne ser
it occiii.-,tiio;-trawbi rry p'unts dcclino
in ln iiiih unl general i i -hiy. As Ion-.,-lis
a Vtirie-tv Oitl im kept lice jromtun
troulilo new kin-Is nte li-.t e-.-eut u.,
but it sr-t-Ul-, iineol'.inig i' e istper.-
t nee ot m.iwi f ti u
toousr or lat- r t
i r -, i a
will diacover t
A H.ii'lies' l'r.tp c.i fir l.i'e.
Tho Dadic-ti of ibtoi'ori iia been
crinnled lor life. Wilde tlr.vtu,' witu
I Lor imsb.iu.l some w.
;o iu the
the i'C-.'-nr.f s or r.rt
borses bu'.ie ', a d la
unset, its oci'ttoants
At-h-y, th u
: : wai
with i'oa.-i lera'i o for,-,
j tree. Tito 1)iicU--.-.h
, Beverly itii'irc-.l that t
ig.itLi- t 11 hll;,H
has been K)
i!.i.-t .r.s do-
; eluro her iiooti.e I io r
I throivtln nt lu r l ie.
til. i n in inviin.l
e. Site, hko st
j ru my other 1'nei
I well as in Franco
' a commoner, nu I
that, illtllOll ;h 1
; rcgiil.lcl n- the 1 1
. thing that peitai
i r.rislooraev, et
e-s.'s, ia I'.ti gl'in-l, ft
, is tiie dan 'l-iter o:'
it is a p-'i'a;oir iiiee
t -h- s-cs nvo u-unliy
iiitil-. fcti.-.i ot every -.
. to I I no i''o". I an I
Cue Vii-t wijoriiy
of them are unable to ist ot bliu
; blood in tlnn veil s, or o" being born,
i bo to sptftk, "in the i ati'le."
AY.ts Ciiiniug I'own Viijdniii.
Some years ago there live 1 iu berth,
ck'otiun t, a nuin oi conviV.nl h.-xnit-.
will known by his t'lii-.-ii ia namo oi
Jatui,-. One lintk lu.tot in i: -qi.a'M -nnco
ioiind Jamie ni t, oi let of hi i
i.nisi.le stair. "is lh.it y'u i, .laruii-V"
t-Kel the acqiiaini nice ta a vo.co o.'
iLe greatest nstonishiaeut. "Aye, it's
tiie." replied Ju'.aic, in a totiO of en
pleto resiguatioti. "ilave you f i'eti
doau the stuirV" was tie) m U ques
ttou. "Aye, I fell doon, b it I wai
coming doon, whether or no."
I iiilnient far MmIiU an I J'tirn".
Take cquil parts o; ITen-neo in", or
frcshiV drmiil liu-ee I oi1, uti I lru-i
water; sirnko tleiu well ti;,oiii(T in u
Wloo oottle, so in to lOi'iii ii niii-netit.
This will be touul nu i'eeluigy
bca dug iippd itioii for ri-i-nt m"i ui
ii u I burns. It may either b spren
upon a cloth, or tho part" ml'--el" I may
be anointed with it iwo or three UtuuM
k da, tw 1'uik JouiuuL