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"Let us go hack."
"Tc the States?" -"Yes."-.;.
"Of course. Where else ; would-
'as thesiunbeams. -;? ti . . .? t
"she wouldn't know me now,"
ho munnured. "I look so old. I
wonder if all silver-hunters get so
haggaril, I onght to go back to
her; but not without; the treasure.
No lino! no !M
"Is the silver-hunter a coward?'
she cried. ' ;
"No ! but you have , asked too
much, Neva. It would be murder.'
The Indian girl laughed.
"Well, if the pale-fa oe's word is
brigand:sh-looking man of five and
j forty; his cou panion a handsotre
worthless, he will die near the lost
lie repeated the monosyllable pilver; but his eyes will never see
i n; lasvspcaser as u .uan&iaceQ. -i . . t, .v
i or fin.i i - - - '
epond propheticaly, for he said:
fellow at least fifteen years his iuni-1 t. . v1- t , '
i, . . - . v . . 1 no hem for it I
or. Thev sat in the light of a small-1 4 . ' . ; ' ..
lioss laugncu when ne saw nis
burly companion had spoken in his
slumber, an! a minute later having
scuted himself before the fire, wras
Will practice in the courts of the 6th
Prompt attention given to the collect
tion of claims. No 50 tf
Wivtclnnakcr and Jew
eler. YW, Watflms nnl Jewelry of the be
I:iniif;i'-tiinnl at t tic lowe-.t , p ires.
All work prrsnniallT nttendctl to and war
tl 53yy3.moreSL, Petersburg,! j
fire in one of the famous gulches' of
New Mexico, and seemed to "be
alone. Their carbines nested on
the ground beside them, and the
twain looked fatigued. i
The words ol the elder caused a
sneer to ruffle the lips of the other,
and determination . flashed in his
" I am not going back to the
States, much less tc B.uena Vista,
before I have found the treasure."
':Then, by George! some sun will
find you in a gulch, with a ...dozen
feathered sticks fin your body.
11 And Ange:biight?r'
and if you'll go up the Uio
Ur-'.nde you'iil find poor Knight's
anatomy, and in the best heart that
ever lived in Ohio is an Apache ar
rowhead. There were five of us
when we left" Buctia" Vista; you and
I are all the Indians have spared.
And Heaven knows that they are
after us now !''.,
"You can go back if von wi-h,
There arc rocks of shining wealth,
but tho skeletons of the old Span
iards guard them.' 4
What care I for skeletons?'
crie'd Itoss. "I will keep my word!
Where is the mine? Where is the
mine? : . 5
"In a few words the Apache girl
located the . lost eilver mine, and
lie' did not hear the stealthy swore to. guide the hunters thither.'
.rvvie. i am
''What! go back and leave you
here? Chalbert Hoss, ybu don't
know Kyle, Bains. I never more'n
.believe -tho story about the lo t
silver mine, and we have been up
on a w ild-goose chase' ,
"I believe we are near the
treasure," responded the yonngcr
ad venturer, , confidently. 'I do not
think that the information I gather
ed in Taos is altogether deceptive.
But we will talk while we hunt to
morrow. Kyle, 1 guard to-night.
Lie down ''and go to sleep," ' T
Obelient, tkq. bearded man drew
a blanket about his pey son', ;.and
threw himself upon the ground.
A moment later he was asleep, and
it seemed that his guard, Chalbert
Boss, was not far from the land ot
dreams. He seemed worn out wit h
traveling; but there was a fire in
his eye, and his ear was on the
alert for admonitions of danger.
Perhaps ne thought of the three
Ohio boys who in high spirits had
crossed the Arkansas at his side a
short time prior to the date of his
present encampment. Brave fel
lows and lull of adventure they
wer-c; but there were Indian arrows
in their bodies, and on the banks of
unexplored streams they slept the
sleep of the dead. Now but two of
the little band of 'five men who left
the Bucke3'e state to rc-dis verone
of 'the many hidden silver mines ct
New Mexico remained, and they
had hunted many weeks with the
shadow of death's wing above them,
and dark mystery before.
The ignis fatuus, invented .per
haps by some (imaginative - writer,
had lured them-to-the gulches and
chasms cf the, to them, terra in
cognita of America. Would they
to find the.
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stealing over him while he watched
his prostrate companion, and
coveted the refreshing slumber
that closed his heavy lids. He rose
and paced, up and -down the!canyon
in the light of the fire. Far above
footstep inthe canj'on; he did not
seethe figure that came from tlie5
gloom his eyes had failed to penc-
Ii, was the figure of an Indian
girl, , who carried a bow, to the
string of 'which was fitted an exquisitely-shaped
arrow. She saw
the sleeping men. md never, took
lnroyes 'from them 1 '
Tin d she, marked them for her
shnfts? We shall see.
Stealthily approaching, she stoop
ed over Chalbert "Ross, and touched
his shoulder with her bow. The
touch roused him, and he looked
into her eves astonished. She
touched her lips indicative of
silencer--and stertpincr back, mo
i tionod him to rise. He glanced at
TIip frinnt still slept, and. confi
dent thit he would not awake for
a wliHe, "the younger hunter arose
and followed the Apache girl.
Without a worth she led him
down the canyon until she ,began
to ascend. He followed her up
the vongh path to the country above,
and on tho edge of. the gulch the
precipice she paused.
"The country so fir as the white
man can, see. belongs, to Walpan,
he Apache," she said, sweeping
her hand before her. "He own5 a
thousand rifles, nnd more horses
than the two pale-faces can count.
Neva is his child, and the only child
he has. She has followed the pale
face for many miles, and she knows
what brought him td the land of
the Apaches." ' " ; - -
She smiled as she spoke the last
sentence, and Chalbert Ross started
forward with eagerness.
"Tell .mctell ;mc, Neva, where
it is!" he cried.
"The lost mine cf shining silver?'
she asked. .
"Yes! ves!" .
' "What will the pale-face do if
Neva tells him ?'
"Anything you ask !'
"Anything, he saTs,' she said,
triumphantly, in a low whisper,
'tne says he will do anything Neva
arsks if she tells him about the lost
silver mine She will try him.
Neva will see if the pale-face i3 as
good as his word.'
' 'Try me . gi rh . Chalbert Ross
never broke a promise."
Then her right hand pointed to
the westaway from the canyon.
"Do the eyes of the silver-hunter
behold a fire?' she asked. s
"There is a -wagon trhin from the
white man's country,1 continued the
Apache. ' WaTpau has Taidthat
it might halt in his land, for the
pale-faces do not hunt silver mines.
In one of the wagons is a pale girl.'
gave hia steed tho ghiniqg spurs..
'Ho is inad V ejaculated Bains,
hashing after, him. "But I'll fol
low him to the gate3,of Hades Iv
; He soon caught up with the ex
cited Ohioan,-and -together the
twain'dashed mpns'Jtno' combat
ants, and dealt deadly blows right
One Hundred years Ac
One hundred years ago redding tours
were not fashionable. ,
Ono hundred years ago farmers did
not cut their Us off with mowing ma-
: One hundred years ago horses which
Louisburg, II; . -
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ami leu. 0e erai wagons were at- trot a mile in 2 .U xere eoaiJ
reauy m names, ana, tne emigrants K,w area-
were fighting for iheir families like
tigers,'..;...; ,..t,J. v.;j.:t.,A . r't
Suddenly . Chalbert. Rass heard
his name called in a woman's des,
paring tone. ,r;. YiI '..,'.
He turned, and beheld . a.Srhite,
face in one of the shattered wagons.-
The next .instant, regardless of
Ciiall)ert Ros startetl again.
"But .first the white ? girl must
step upon the long trail, V she said'.
4 'if the hunter fails, Neva's shaft
will find, his heart. She will meet
him to-morrow night. . Can he find
the fire where his brother sleeps V
"Y'es,' answered the -young man,
and the next minute the Apache girl
, was gliding away. . , , , .
For awhile he stood alone, unde
cided He thought ot making his
way to the corralod train, and get
ting a glimpse of the travelers, but,
after some sober thinking, descen
ded to the bod of the canyon, and
rejoined his companion, whom he
Kyle Bains was soon made, ac
quainted with Neva's visit, an J the
oath she had exacted from his
"Look here,' he said. "Wc can't
find the silver without the girl, that's
certain; ami she won't guide us un
til the white one is out of her road.
A l'ttle case of jealousy. Her red
lover has been smitten by the pale
girl. I'll attend to the business.
'I've sinned oftcner than you, Chal
R ;ss.' . . ' .
"J ut it will be murder.'
"Well, what of it! , Nobody will
know it in Buena .Vista or else
where. It will giyc us the silver !'
. That seemed to decide Chalbert
Ross. lie would escape the crime;
but would he not be pa-tic-ps cn'm-
iuis to the foul deed ? In his eagcr
nes.s to find the lost mine of. untold
wealth lost -, . for three hundred
years, he never thought of that !
The ..men kept .awake, until the
light of day dissipated the night,
then, after dispatching', a frugal
meal, they secured their steeds,
which they had turned out to grazc
and gradually left the canyon. ,
"Yonder is the train !. said Ross,
pointing westward. if -We'll; ride
down and see where it hails from
They urged their horses into a
Jjrisk gallops ant I were rapidly near
ing the-?agcris, when! Bains drew
rein with an exclamation of sur
."I've been thinking for some time
that black raas3 was ; a party of In
dians," he said, - with his eyes fixed
upon a dark body ' approaching the
wagon-train from the south west.
"If they're Apaches, Ross, we want
to keep our distance for the pre
sent.' V '"' " .' :
"Yes,' was' the reponsc. 'We'll
watch them frorh ; this point J
It wa3 'Soon distinctly-seen that
the moving mass - was a band of
avages and some consternation
seemed to prevail among the emi
grants. Men were seen hurrying
to and fro, seeing to their steeds,
families and firearms. ,
By-and-by, the savages reached
the train, and the silver-hunters
One hunJrcd years ago it took sev
eral days to procure a divorce and find,
a congenial spirit. - . ,
: One hundred year ago 'crooked",
whisky was -t not known. ; Our foro-1
fathers took theirs straight. ,
j Ona hundred, years ago every young
man was hot an . sritlimn ds rlorlr nr
the lances that glittered arjout him, tj. ,
he cleared a path, and Was along, 0nQ hu;drcd Jear8 lcroscne
'l"v t - . - . . It J? t t 3 .
lamps uiu noiexpioae ana assisi women
"Katelhe cried, 'how . came
you here?' . v r,v ..
"I had hoped to. find ybti, Chal
bert,' was the weak reply! ;I left
Buena VistaMj God 1 look, ' for
your life 11 ' J " . ,
lie turned and struck th" lance
aside, and slew . the Apache wlbse
hands clutched it madly. Then a
to Bh-afBe off their mortal coll . .
One hundred yea is ago men didnot
commit suicide by going up in balloons
and coming down without them, "
j One hundred, years ago, England o?4VWiiiiUnon St. iiavtelb'
States in all. that goes , to ruakq a na
t The present proprt tsr has ' leased
;thKajle Hotel, irormrly tcctipled
by Jamei Dent) for a uuuiber of, years.
v rle Is prepared to accommodate
regular and transient boarders,1 hs
nice rooms, we-1 funilshetliahd fitted
up in the beat Myle. . He hax alsolars
and convenient room for talesmen to
display their nample. Tli table la
dally supplied - wUU the best the mir
hct affords. He will stare no nalns
In ,niaklu Ms boarders eonfortable.
and hopes he Mill receive a liberal
patronage from tho public
Jaa,'bth 1875. "' '
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tion powerful and progressive," . .
press of foes bore him back: but . 7 " ,1 h
t. v. , ; 1 ' . I had taken; Holland but they; had not
agfun, alter a minute's desperate . . ' . ; T y ' , ,
. . '. . . I made Prancfl "rvrmi rinwn' . trith
righting, lie came to tlie wagon. ,
Wc solicit consignments ot .country
produce and cotton.' Orders promptly
attended to. 1 - t.:
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there; but it was so very pale.
"Kate 1 Kate 1'
No answer. Ho lifted her had,
and then cried. ' .
"Dead! the .devils have slain
the woman I loved !' -
How madly ho turned, then, and
how fiercely he fought, the reader
By-and-by the fortunes of battle
brought him face to face with Kyle
"Come V he cried, we must escape.'
"Agreed !' said the giant, ami
the two men fought themselves clear
of foes, and rode away like the
Hotly the Indians pursued, but
they never caught tbe men who, for
the life of Kate Aylcsford, took
terrible vengeance.' ; ' ' :
She wasChall)crt Ross' Ohio love;
hers was the face on the medaljion, ;
and it was her life that the silver
hunter had promised Neva to take. -,
The Indian , cirl never met the
In their hunt for
thev forgot the lost'
mine, and years afterward a man
with gray hairs entered, the village
of Buena Vista.
It was . Chalbert . Ross, . and
told a tale of vengeance that chilled
many a heart. Kyle Bains' fell be
fore an Apache arrow; but not un
til he could . boast 4 of satisfying 'his
hatred of the red race.
Where Kate Aylcsford sleeps I
do not know, but there is an old
man who could tell you, reader.
made France '"come down" with a
handsoratf pile of "smart money."
t One hundred years ago a young wo
man did not lose caste by wetting her
hands indislr : water or rubbing the
akin off her knuckles'on a wash board.
One hundred years ago tho physician
Who could hot draw every form of dis
ease from tho system by tapping"a
large tcin in the arm was not much of
a doctor.- '" ' 1 -
; One hundred years ago men were 1iJt
running "about over the country with
millions of fish eggs to be hatched to
order. - Fish superintended their own
hatching in those days. ,
One hundred years ago the condition
of the weather on the lat of January
wa not telegraphed all over the conti
nent on the evening of December 31.
'Things hare changed.
' " One hundred years ago people did
not worry about rpid transit and cheap
transportation, but threw their grain
crops across the backs of their horses
and uncomplainingly "went to milL'
' One hundred years ago every man
cutfhts coat according to his cloth,
ercry man was estimtcd at his real val
ue, shoddy was not known, nobody,
had struck "He"' and true merit' and
honest worth were the only grounds
for promotion. - - ,
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A Chicago woman who had been
reading about the whisky frauds in tie
paper turned to her husband last eve
ning and inquired:
"3Iy dear, what do the papers mean
by saying that the -jnan, has - "squeal-
edTV ,, J . ,
fWhy,M replied .the man Joftil,
"They mean that some member of the
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uPeached on the rest?'' exclaimed
the wife; t'now what doe3 that mean?'
"Why it means that he's 'Mowed, on
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dec 211m ,
He saw the beautiful features of
f"!ill the white man swear to
obey Neva" if she tells him where
the silver is V the chiefs daughter
"Let him swear it.' r.
The oath was taken, ' .
"Now !' cried the Apache girl.
in tones of triumph, "Neva com
mands the silver hunter to slay the
With a cry of horror on his lips,
Caalbert Ross startal back, staring
at the Apache, cursing himself for
saw them mingle with the whites.
For a few moments the inten
tions of the Indians seemed to be
peaceful; but suddenly; a yell rent
the air, and the report of firearms
followed. : '
Heavens! they're masacreing
the whites I" t ,
crietl Rass. "We must help them,
Kylel . '; ; "
''NoP was the response. They
are doing the work you were to do.
em, : , .v .
"Blowed on them.'
o-irlhood bright blue eyes, and a his rash promise. ;
wea radiant hair, as aureate For a moment hp did not - speak.
"Yes you see he's 'given'em away.'
"Given them away. -; . ;
"Why, of course dummit! . Can't
you understand anything? Do you
think I'm an unabridged dictionary??
continued the husband impatiently.
"It means he' he's 'let out on em
'gone back, on bis 'pahv 'squealed
-you know?" - ' -J - ; - l
Tbe woman did not seem quite saw
ufxicd with the man's lucid explanation;
Imt tuil wS.litnfr In !mnMnt in
ill m ri 1 thA rnnnf. KmmI 7 9 4 w
tnr. "I want to see that irirL Thev hcr husband's eyeathe remarked, "Ah,
shall not kill herJ '. I yes; I see?" and forbore farther qucs-
He unslang his carbine, -and tioning. ? -
The eyebrows are a part of tbe face
comparatively but little noticed.
though in disclosing t!ij i entiment, of
the mind scarcely any other , features
of the facecwn come into competition.
In vain tho most prudent female im
poses silence on her tongue y in vain
she tries to compose the fact and eyes;
a s;ngl movement of the eyebrow in
stantly discloses what is passing ' in
her sou!. Placed upon the skin, ' and
attached to the muscles which move
them in every direction, the eyebrows
are obedient, in consequence of their
extreme mobility, td the slightest in
ternal impulses. Their majesty, pride
vanity, severity, kindnesA, the dull and
gloomy pisssion soft and' gay, are al
ternately depicted. "The eyebrows
Xarater, the prinee' of
phvsioguomuts, often give the most
positive expression of the character." ETSlBllCal. KCH-SeCtaRHl, mlll l
"Part of the soul, say Fdny the el- ' V i '
der resides' in the eyebrows, J which mnn f?yy r f nrr.f f XT IfTl
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