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j The licst of solilfoi-s in the tlchl. ,
' That fight nlong the van. ..
.Are thor imdamitctl. holil ami hiave.
; . That single qui their man. ? 1
Tlnhe-t of jmlge's on the hench, .
Th-it fa-c the lawyer's clan, . V 1
Ili-evl not theirj lliient gabble, .
- IJut siugle out Uieirman.1
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TtULlicst of fniirlirs p!iahes plain, ,
rrA'liu will entire vou. it lie can.
; 'To come unto. the fold of Christ,
. lie's s-inirled out his man. .
f And as you ren'renee God's name.
" Xte how tivin' llie plan " ,
r When Jesus sImnI Jits bliwul for you.
lle'il singled out his ;man. .
lVi L0U2XCE: 3IACD0X.VL1).
I. jim hopeless said the xouiig"
man, ixi n uitc viiau nus paiiiiuiiv
tT,f...; i i i TTi;
desponding. Utterly hopeless ! Ilca
Ten know I. have tried hard to get
. employment ! ; But no onqLhasneed
. of my serviced. The pittance doled
out by your lather, and which comes
'with a sense of -humiliation that is
absolutely heart crushing, is scarcely
, 8nmcieni io provme inis miseraoie
tloor, lut tor your . sake, I would
1 not touch' a shilling ot his. money, if
. I starved."
Hush, dear Edward !" returned
o the gentle girl", who had left father,
mother ani- a pleasant home, to
.... share the lot ot hun she loi?d; and
. fhe laid a fingVir on his lips, while
(phe drew her arm around him.
, V Agnes,' saidrilie young , man, " I
- cannot endure diis life ninth longer.
The native: independence of my clar
actcrY'evdlts at ojiir jiresent. condition.-
Months hate eiapsed, and yel
. the ability I possess finds noemploy-
. ; -ment. In lh?s-o-vintry.: every ave-
, nue is 'crowded."
overlool'el; thcf'.se. . .
mere uiifiner lan-i. wiiore
it we hoarlie tv.ie.
employment- r.i:a -ttiii'iit : ;i
ward;' -Vnd, p.4 Agnes s.-i:l
1 iiiU'iit is ;t sMi L .ro
a voice f. enciur:vje;rj
e. ij'om t.itv v iiiuow toward ex
panse of w i-eVs tint sVreU-he. l v far
away ltwards tlte south and , wcH.":
f" Amefica.'" The word was" ut-
IKi V l III
a M'ifctv. earnest
" . . u Airncs, I thrnik Vou for this .sux
irestioh ! Bet urn to the "-fdi-asant
--'home you. left ' hr ouo- wlr cannot
procure for you c"eu. the. lair.et
comforts' of I ttes and I will cross the
ocean to seekp a, better, fortune iii
tliat land of promise. , 'The Repara
tion, painful to both, will not, I trust,
lie long." :
Edward.'' replied the young'wife,
with enthusiasm., as she- drew her
arm more ti"htlv about his neck, ' 1
will novnr le.ivo ' thee nor fors.iko
thee! -Where thou gocst I will goj
and where thou liest I will 1 e. Thy j
people shall be my people," and thv
,lTod mv Gbd.7 - ' 1
"'Would vou forsake all," saiiti
Edward, fu surprise, " and go far
away with1 nie'into a strange land?"
14 It'wllMic no stranger to me than
it will be to you, Edward," . 1 ,
" No, no, Agnes L-I will not think
of that," said .Edward -Marvel in at
positive voice.; It I go to that land
of promise, it must first be "alone."
. 'a i V i t- 11' !. ii.
Aione : i snaaow reu over me
face of A fines. " Alone ! J It cannot
be- it, mustnot be !"
" lnt thirtk, Agnes. If I go alone,
it will cost me but a small sum to live;
until I fiin! sonic business,.iwhiclr
may' not. be ! for weeks, or even
, months, after I1 arrive at the New
World." ; : , I . :s
" What if yHuwcre to Vic sick?"!
The frame of i Agnes slightly quiv-'
ercd a she made this suggestion.
4i We will not think of .that j"
' T " I cannot help thinking of it, Ed-i
ward. Therefore entreat me not to
leave thee, nor to return fromi fol
lowing after thee AYhere thoui go-
est, I. will
44 Agnes," said the young man, af
ter he had reflected for some time,
' Ict us think no more about this. I
cannot take" you far away in this
strange country. We will go back
to Louden. "I'erhaps another trial
there may be more successful." '
After a feeble opposition on the
part of Agnesj it was finally agreed
that lid ward should 'go once more
to Lpmlon. while she made a. brief
vsit to j her parents. If he found
ttnployiaeiit, ahc was to join him im-
meiliatcly; if not successful, they
were then to talk iurthcror the jour
ney. to America. ". . - -!
v itu painiui reluctance, Asrne
went back to Ler father's liouse, the
loor of wlncli ever stood open to re-
ui.-nu ner, am sue .went, uacK atone.
The pride of her husband would not
permit him to cross the threshold of
a dwelling where' his presence was
not a welcome one. In-eager sus
pense, she waited tor a whote week
ere a letter4 came from Edward.
The (one of this lettci was as
cheerful and as hopeful as it was pos
sible for the young man" to write.
But as yet, lie haJ found no'cmj)Iby
ment. A week elapsed befo$ an
other ' came. It opened in, these
words : ... ? - ' ' '
dlv dear, deah Agxes! Hope
less of doihj anything iiere, I have
turned my thoughts once more to
the land of promise; and, whenyou
receiye this, I will be on my journey
! tlitbrfr.l l-ripf vvrv. Iivwjf T
.trust will be ( our separation. The
-moment I obtain employment, I will
! 8CiM tor you, ami then our reunion
1 wib take place with a U
place with a fulness of de
light such., as we" have not "yet. expe
rienced." r J r "
Long, tender and hopeful was the
letter but it brought a burden ot
grief and heart sickness to the - ten
der 30101 creature, who felt almost
as it she had been deserted by the one
who was dear to her as her own li It
Only a few daVs had Edward Mar
vcl been at sea, when he became se-'
riously indisposed, and, for. the re
maining part of tiie voyage, was so
ill Ks to-be unable to rise from, his
berth. He had embarked in a packet
ship from Liverpool bound 'for New
York, where he arrived at the expi
ration of live weks. There he was
removed t Use sick wards of the
hospital on Staten Island. (and it was
the opin'on of the physicians theix
that, he would l:e:
" Have you lriends, in this .coun
try;?" .inquired a nurse who was at
tending the young. man. .-This ques
tion was asked on the (lav ajVer he
'al. . A ' ' ' , . :.
, ; None." was the feebly ' uttered
reply.... . .
"You are very ill." ald thenurse. .
The siek li'.an looked anxiously in
to the'iK-e'o-t h-is attendant. J
u You li:ive frieudsf.--.iii England ?"
Yes," ' " ' '
Have vou anv communication to
make them ? ' f
Marvtd:,eloed- his eyes,' and ?'re-
matned lr so'iie time silent.
' B you will get me a .pen and
some paper, 'I will write a few lines;"
said he, "at length.'' . "
" I'm afraid, yon arc too week for
the effort," replied the nurse
was briefly an-
The attendant left the room, r
"Is there anv one in your part q
the house named Marvel ?" asked a
physician," meeting the nurse soon
after. she had left the sick man's;
room'. 'There's a younir 'woman
dowti in -.the- oflico inquiring ; for-- a
person rf that name."
-MAIarvel Marvel ?" The nurse
shook her head
' " Are you certain?" remarked the
physician. j -
'." I'm certain there is no one by
that name for whom any one here
would make inquiries. There's, a
young Englishman who came oVcr
in the last packet, whose name is
something like that you mention.
But he has no friend's in this , coun
try." j " .
The physician passed on, without
.Soon. after, the nurse returned to
Marvel with the writing materials
for which he had asked., She drew
a table to the side of his bed, arid
supported him as he leaned over and
tried, with an . unsteady hand to
"Have you a wife at home ?"
asked tfie nurse j her eyes rested on
the first words he wrote.
" Yes-.'.' sighed the young man 'as
khc pen dropped 'from his fingers,
;and he leaned backeti neavuy, ex
piausted by even the slight effort he
had made t :
44 Your name is Marvel ?"
" A young woman was here just
now inquiring if ye had a patient by
that name." I . :, '
" By my name ?" There was . a
slight indication ofsurpifise.
"Yes'." ' .
Man'el closed, his eyes, and did
not speak fors6me moments. ' '
"Did yoii seedier?" he asked at
length evincing some interest.
"Yes." . ' " ' - '
."Did she fiid the one for whom
TVO 13AV WITHOUT A." iLl J- ; ""r '""jNT J 31 1 S V: i g : W
HJ-1.E, Hrci, SAi:UIM)AY; M AY 18; 1,878
There -was no nerson hpi ox-
e'ept yoiirselft whbse name camcnear
to the. one she mentioned. As vou
rywu jou nan no menus in tins coun -
fit . -, . ...
tij,. we mil not sujpose tnat you
were meant." I I
4VNo, rno."- And the sick man
shook his head slowly. There is
rioiie to ask for rue. ' Didvou snv it
was a young woman V" he inquired,
soon aftei His nihid dwelt (m -the
occurrence. f V
xes. j young woman with a
fair comnlexion and deen bfiif eves.''
Marvel looked up quickly into the
face of the attendant, while a flush
came into his chejks. . t
44 JShc- was a slender young .-girl,
...!jV ir .t. .i i ,
wilii jigra nair, jann. ner.-iaee--was
pale, as from trouble."
tVcncs !- Agnes !'' exclaimed Mar-
yel, rising up. u, But no, no," lie al-
t u ea , in o u r n 1 u 1 1 v j s m k i n r bac ; k '.-i i n
I upon the bed: .t hat cannot be.- I
lei her far away over klie wide
I inn.i '
ocean." :" . t :.i
' Will you write?" said the'nursc
after some moments. ! 1 ' - " ' ,' ' t
xue mvaiiu,, witnout unciosine: ins
eyes, slowly shook his 'head. A lit
tle while the attendant lingered in
hisJ;room, and then retired. ''"
Dear, de.4r Agnes!" murmured
Edward Marvel,i closing his eyes and
letting his thoughts go swiftly
across the billowy ' sea. " Shall I
never ldok on vour sweet face aiain?
N ever feel your light arms about my
neck, or.your warm breath on my
cheek ?j that Iv-had never left
you!i - Heaven give the strength to
bear the tntible in store !." For ma
rtyi minutes he laVjlhus alone, ' with
hisi eyes ciosediiin sad self commit-
nion. i nen ne nearo tne uoor -open
and close soltly-but he. did not look
up. J lis thoughts, ""were far, far
away.1 1 Jmnt leet apnroacueu quicK1
ly; luit his eyes remained shut, ' nor
did he open them until, warm lip's
were; pressed against nis own, ami a
lO w voice, thrilling through his whole
'f E1 ward !!'
" Agnes V was his pick response,
while..-his arms were .thrown eagerly
i round the neck ot Tils v. iK'rTlgi cs
Agnes ! . llaye I awakened from a.
tearfui d rea:n ?" i ; , ;
' Yes; it was indeed her of whom
heha'lbeen thinking.' The moment
she received his letter, informing her
that li . hrd left" i'r the: United
States, she resolved to foliow him in
the next steamer "that sailed. This
purpose she immediately ..-avowed- to
her parents. At first, they would
not listen to her.;! but, finding -that
she would, most probably, elude
their vigilance, and get away in spite
of aUf iier efforts to prevent heiy
they deemed it more wise and pnr
deut to provide Iter with everything
necessary for the; voyage, . and to
jilace her in the care of the captain
of the stearfishipin which she was. to
go.' In New Y"ork they Irad friends,
to wliom they gave her letters fully
explanatory of her mission, and ear
nestly commending her to their care
and protection.' : J
iTwo weeks before the ship in
which Edward INIarvel sailed reach
ed1 "her destination. Agnes was in
New-Y'ork.- Before her departure,
she had sought, but iii vain, to. dis
cover the name of the Vessel in which
her, husband had embarked On ar
riving in the New World, vshe-was
theretore uncertain whether he had
preceded her in a steamer, or was
still lingering on the way.
The friends to' whom . Agnes
brought letters, received her with
g reat. kindness, and gaye her - all the
advice and assistance needed under
the circumstances. But 'two weeks
went by without a word of. intelli
gence on the one subject -that ab
sorbed all her thoughts. Sadiy was
her health beginning ,to .suffer. J Sun
ken eyes aud pale cheeks attested
the weight of suffering that was on
her. ' ' -, ; . '
. i One flay it was announced . that a
Liverpool packet! 'had arrived , with
the shjp fevbr onlboard, and tbat'sev
eral of the passengers had been re
moved to the hospital. - ' '
- A thrill of fear went through the
heart of the anxious ; wife. It w as
soon ascertained that Marvel had
been a passenger on board, of this
vessel,' but from some cause, nothing
in regard, to hirri beyond this fact
could she ."learnl Against all per
suasion, she started for the hospitals
1 . ' ... i jr. i'
her heart oppressed with a ieanui
presentiment that he was either. dead
or struggling in the grasp of a fatal
malady. On making inquiry at tle
hospital, she was -'told the one she
sought; was not there, and she wast
about returning to the city when the
truth reached her ears.
" Is he very ill ?" she asked, strug
gling to compose;.
; Yes, he is extremely ill,"j was the
icply. "And it might pot be wel!
tar vou. under
t h e ' c i rc u m s tan ces , t p.
i t " . '
see' him at present
77 - I r
1 Not weli for his wife, to s6e him?'
returned Agnes. Tears sprung to
;lier eyes at ilie ihught of not being
'permitted to come near in his ex
tremity. " 1) not sav that. Oh,
tabs me to him ! ' I will save his
life.".. ' -v- v-:'" . ' ;':', '.. I ... ;' -
.. V" miiBu. uc urjr Cilllll, Sam
the ntirse; for it-was with her she
was talking. The least excitement
may be fatal." . j "
."- Oh I will be calm and phideiuL!U
Yet, even while fhe spoke, hi r frame
qtiivered with excitement. I "
j But she controlled herself when
the moment of meeting came, and,
though her unexpected appearance
produced a shock, it. was salutary
rathrr than injurious. j ,
1 " My " dear, dear Agnes;'!" said
Edward Marvel; a month from this
I 'time, . as they sat alonein the cham
ber ot 'a pleasant house. in-New Yrork,
U.I' owe you my life. But for' ytur
prompt resolution to. follow; me
across the sca,T would, in all prob
ability,' now be sleeping the. sleep of
death. . Oh, what would I not suffer
for your sake !" ',:
1 As -Marvel - uttered the last sen
tence, a troubled expression flitted
over his countenance
tenderly into his face, and; asked
' Why this look of doubt and anx-
. - . D . T .. -T
"Need I answer llie question ?"
returned the young man. " It is,
tuns iar.'no uettcr with me than
when we left our old home. -Though
health is coming back through every
fibre' and my heart is" filled 7 with an
eager desire to relieve thei?e kind
friends of our support," yet; no pros
pect opens' I . - .
No.; cload camc stealing darkly
over the; :,ace ox the young vvite.
The j sunshine, so ' far .from being
limmed, was brighter.
: " Let hot your heart he troubled,"
s:uM she,' with , a beautiful sin ile. - "All
will come but right." "r '
" Bight. Agnes ? It is net right
n Jir'tl trr;
" You need not depend but a little
while longer. I have already made
warm friends c here, and, through
hi env secured for your employment.
Iace awaits .you so soon as
strength to fill it' comes, back to your
weakeiied f rame.";
" Angel !" :exclaimed the young
mjan, 'oyercoilie with emotion at so
unexpectel a declaration. ,
Ao, not- an angel, calmly
ied Agnes, " only a wife: And
now dear Edward," she added " nev-
again, in any extremity think for
monient of meeting trials or endu-
i iiig privations alone. Having taken
wiiet you cannot move safely
your journey unless sue moves
your side. . i
", Angel ' 1 es, you are my good
angel,' repeated Edward; j . .
".Call me,- what you win, said
gne's, with a sweet smile, as she
ushed,! with her delicate hand, the
hair from his temples ; " but let me
bb your wife. I ask no better nawie,
no higher; station." ; p
' r ( "
Why They Oftex E:vil Young
men tail to get on jn this w;orld be
cause they neglect small opportuni
ties. ' Not being faithful'' -in small
things, they are not promoted to the
iaige of greater things.
A young nian who gets a
nate situation sometimes thinks i't not
necessar' to give it much attention.
Tie will wait till he gets a i place of.
responsibility, and then he will show .
people what he can do.' This is a
great , mistake. Whatever his .situat
tion may be, he should master it in
all its details, and perform all its du
ties faithfully. X': :
. The habit of doing! his vork. thor
oughly and conscientiously is what is
most likely to enable a young man to
make his way. ,; With this habit a
person of . only ordinary ! abilities
would outstrip, one of greater talents
,vho is m the naDiL 01 sngnung suo-
rdinate raatfersJ But, after ail: the
lere adoDtion bv a voung man -of this-
t;reat essential. rule of success shows
him t o be possessed of superior' abili
ties. .' . ' . - ' . '': - "' .' j -. "
A Florida negro mistook a mtile
for a glioBt and poked it with a4
stick! The verdict recited that Ire
came to his death by usingtoo short"
a stick in. probing the unknowable
for evidence of a future existence.
A little boy entered a nsn market j
- . - . i . n't- t l- I
tho other dav. and seeing for the
first time a pile of lobsters, lying on
the counter, looked intently at them
for sometime, when he' exclaimed :
"Bv gracious! them's the., biggest
grasshoppers I ever seen !
iiY.GEV." D, If. MAUHY, OF KICII
In Jhe Spring'of 18G3 Forrest was
in Mi Idle Tennessee, com man ding a
brigade in the cavalry corps of Van
Born. Bv one of his bold hnd nk-ll:
ful movements . hc.captui ed a Fed
eral brigade com jnanded; by General
Coburn, aikl duly repoi tbd the cap
ture of the men, hrses, arms, ami
equipments to Gen. Bragg, who or
dered .lhat all of 'the captured pro:
peVt'jl-- should be turned into the
Forrest's men had acted in the prin-
rtlnln ilinf 1 A A IT . . i ' 1. .! j.. .
the victor, and Gen. Bragg's siipply
olheer received but few cbntribijtions
from Iorrest's fortunate ' operation,
arid Van Dorn .was instjructed to
call him to account and eiiforcJej obet
die iice to the order of the; General
commandiniz the arm v.' i;
' Accordingly Van . Dorn sent for
Forrest :arid sternly asked . In'm why
he had. not turned in the arms, etc.,
captured with Coburu's brigade!. '.
Forrest replied : ."Because I have
not got 'em." )
' f'Theh.'' sa1d . Yan Dorh, "your
present Stat ernent is at variatice with
your written., report."
' Forresr. replied "Gen. Van Dorn.
I a in-not ij the habit of being spoken
to in this ay, and I won't alloiv; it
and whim the time conies" I hat
your rank wont interpose, you shall
answer to me for this, ir." : j j
"Gen. Forrest, my rank shall never
stand between me and any man who
ieeis-aggriev(ed.;j)y rnc, and 1 anl at
your service now,! sir
F orrest paused.
a moment, passed
Ins hand across his forehead and said :
'Gen . Van Dorn, th?re are enotigh'
A'ankees for you . aifd me;: to fiiihf,
without our fighting, each "other, and
you and T can aflorcr to let lliis mat
ter "t6p.. right here. I am so'rrjf' ;'I
spoke to you as I lidA and hope tou
wil t fWvo.fi l Jt. 'I - i - I ; .
Van Dorn said cordially : "Gpnd
1 1 . .- -r , , . ' . ? T
r orrest l am very giau to near you
never again think
r,m cist nnfl 11 ' walk Jitm t. T
or vour worda
no man; will ever question yOttr read
iness to fight any man or any tiling.
But, General, so long as you are urf
der'my conimand, I shall, expect yjou
to obey, my orders." And thjus
ended; the; most remarkable collision
that eyej occurred between .twq jot
the biavest hieh .in the world, Each
confident iii his own courage, and
Veil - knowing that of. the other,
were perhaps 1 he only :twd living
meii who could-' afford to settles a
cont rorersy thus. I - K ' f
Vair Dorn then t imed, to Forrest
and said "General, I have Avork fr
you right now," and sent hirri off. in
pursuijt' of thjR raiding : column ; )if
Cob Straight, which hail passed iiiko
North Alabama and was moving tio;
wards Home, Georgia: " , , .
Tlieise. gallant men neveT met
again'.ia this world.1: Van Dorn, was
murdored wunin -a iew uavs .-utei
this, their last-interview. t
"I CAN'T:' AND- 'I'LL TRYl"
Never sy " I caii't." r When, we
consider, the energy and abilifly
palsied by'it, and how many fail jn
life by "tearing to. attempt,'' we wijh
that the .'words.-"impossible," and tl
can'tn were obliterate! from our laji
guage. i Because the roaii is fondh
and toilsome, and the labor harsh
and veximz, ' is. it manly to -falter
whenlthe prize is all .'the brighter I
and 5 the goal more glorious theretoij.
The crovn of triumph is reserved
for those who; strive ; and ' howevf r
accident; may seem to elevate thifs
or thjar-blhcr. man, there is no "royal
road " to fortune , or fame. These
are seldom, if ever, won by the "I
cants.7'- On the lips of the young,
no words so miserable as-these. The f
betray v puny, coward spirit. , Ale -I
ander sternlv rebuked the lieutenant
who uttered mem in nis humjhuut
and to give his rebuke force, spurred
an d accom pi ished w hat his suU-
altern deemed; impossible. 3ten r
this will, and 1ecision conquer i ib
whatever' they attempt. Seek iiot.to
do too much, but measuring your
means and faculties, accept the brat
vest tod possible anil win. . -Neveti
sdy "I cant." "I'll try" are the '"words!
that have contributed to make moi d
one name immortal.
The Chinese are adopting the tel
ephohe. The absence of an alpFiabefl
Jn thbir lnnfnaf e trevented the usd
of thfe 'telegraph by-them. ; v
'-"r-- 1- O .AT, - I
" Under the pressure of the atmqs
phere alone water cannot be healed
v . i i -'--."'..- - V' I
above ine nouing pomu. . .
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j HANGED FOB DEBT.
In San lyrdnciscS rocchtlya Chi-
naihan made his way m g reat'hasto
to the police station, and lodged in
formation to the. Effect that a Chi-
hese eourt was in progress, amhthat
its possible ou'cotnc, would be;-tlic
'hanging of the hrriigned partyf A '
coufde of the ofiicials started , with
thej Chinaman to look into the '.mat..
terj but they had ti'ltjireceeded verv
tar before they fweh? met by' Vomo
ininauien, who held a Ibnet conver
sation with the intc rmant which re
sulted in Ids! stating to the po!i"ce
that ut was all .' iht : . Alumt Jiii j
and slid that his . uncle, had, been
hanged. j On jroceeding to Die pot
where thecriine is said to have-been '
committed, the bod V: ota Chinaman
-panned Ah Tek; oH Ah Youn-f. ns:
tbiui d suspended from the ced iug."
TJie, position of the corpse was sti -!i
as to preclude tht belief that the
Chliiaiiian ImiPcom nitjed sui(;!de, as
as ; charged by jveai Celestialn
wlio rnade their appearance upon vho
advent of the .office's upon the scene.
.Upon information- of tf" nej;hv of
the deceased Ah jFrnigf the vpropric
tor or bos3 of t he house "where Ah
Tek had. been hanged." was taken
into custody. "The nephew .stated
that. a quarrel hail -arisen Letweeii
..'Ah Fong and Ahl
the latter owt d
Ah Fong, and that
he believed Ah
Fong had killed
Ah Tek first. -m.l
to , eoin cv . tl.o
that he 'I
coin mil ted
de. l his. is a
. variance, how-.
iai- statemeilt, in
ever, with his origi
pwlu'eh die 1 charged
that a iiiiii'M'
co lift! was tK'ing hel l, and lliht. it -was
the intention of ll
court to hang
believed t be
his uncle. ' This is
the tirnth, and it islinlerred tliat the
fear of the vengeance of i
men deterred him
quest all sorts of contraxlictory sto
ries were, told by pe Chinese wit
nessed, A post-mortem cxaminaticii
revealed the fact tliat the' deceased
was bung up anterior to "his death.
thatnhe ceiling was t66 Ion to per
mit theldeceased to :iarg himself,
knees, ' nearly touching the floor,
makes it almost c'rtam that Ah
A AMERICA Nl CHBLS
vmeiivan giri weni vcr io
meiican gin went ver
Paris with her brother, the ot her day ,
and the instant, she Kvns left alono
with' their companion in the 'carriage. .
a muidle-aged Frenchman he insul
ted her. She told her brother when
he retmrne.l, and there yas a fearful
outburst. The ,r icnehman gave In.- ;
card, and said iic yzs. ilee()ly sorry,
and would abide by the decision of j
the other as tcri the consequences to i
ensue for his mistake but 'cert.iin'y ' 1
he never suspected -Madamoisello '
was a lady, a she !,was paffited. jThe -i
brother appealed- to the ' bett' an
tliorities in I'aris. in these niattes,to
Iearyi" what the'eode was under these
cirenmstancies, and all the mc,n of tho
Jockey .Cjub told him, that if his sis
ters eyelashes were blackn;ed and
her cheeks1 rouged ho could have no
redress, as tjiese- practices were ncver
followed by ftcne derinselle ffu iioirilt', ,
There is anothbr' practice j wsh
our women woiuo, auannon, ono
vhich is far more general than pain
thig the fivel and than is loading t hetfi-
selves with 'jewelry ;when travellingl . :
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111 .r.u rope ,you can ii-n iui.m ic;.;ui m ;
kmen, as far msyou can see thcimon tho
K i ' I " 1 1 i' 1 . A 1 A .. .
boats and railways; uy ine-quaiuitv
61 jingling j bracclqts, flashing ar
rings, uncountable ; inger; 'rings and
loud neck-chains, lockets and'ehatt
laities, ivhiph )roclalm. their- lack of
keeness; ot perception in regani iu
the htmess ot things sliighlr,cd wo-
en inEuropo never wear jewelry,
CXcept when in full dress. '.That w)ih
oue i.jiU rSo admired in Mrs Hickk.
Heridiamonds were gorgeoi
nifjC0nt: vet1 she. Seldom
once, ,even in
wore her splendid dikmnml and pearl
necklace: she left qfl'.-hcr diamond .
stomacl er nd her high' diamond
comb. For carriage! wear .nip) call
ing I never saw her .wear anything
' ..1. ..... . 1. a -.a11. ill v.,, eimi I
more nowy 10111 . pin!iilii'unv.iiii
arrow; earrings and 1 brooch scarcly "m .
bigger than this pentip l am' w'ntm j
Will I ,T (tr f rf''ffc fW Vf"- ww . mr
During the year seventy -taur mil
lion pages of tracts were diHribuled;.
hy the Ariiericah Trrict Society, and
the receipts were oyer four.liiuWred
thousand ! dollars. The tracts vcost
less than fifty thousand dollars.
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