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ure prepare '.o .-?.e ti'c a.l is o
insr in u better manner, and tii'ry
cliosnier fiiau ever 'seU';c oii'ere
A?j;;ts tor iitv Hi jflsK r,
The fiV.owhv.r -'m: le:iie sire, utttho
, V. i
i i:voiT 1-kceived sutuect to
J cheek at xi-rh?.
I-i'ero-e aUowi"! ' t irsiodenosits Hi coin.
t'.v ban';c i I'ni'ilun.l, San Francisco,
an i-i Now York, for sale at lowest into.
ii V.-' -..- lmc'eaiid )mm'! :v remitted.
la f. -rs ;o II. W. t'oi' Aett, Henrv Failiii,
V s. Ln.U.
ISani:in r hoars from 8 A. M. to t !. M.
Al-miy, Fe . !. t.Sr7b:.-2v
to nwivp and iveomt ! su iM-rv.
a-Ivor. i-4ir. !'e., lor the Ri.ai.-r-.it:
Hi-m'Smhh. I lands' nr.c.
o. t. Toneikras, l!HfN:urr.
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lion. r-j..st.i 1 o ' In 'ix-t'
;n:;y iliuu y lay.
Or, T3e STiicxpeolecI SietniHOr.
"Po !i, pooh! I'hit Morton, I - !n
et'ix iy iRie yoti ate not :ib-)hitoly de
tcTtiiinttl to ix" itn o;il Laoltt'lor."
And Fivil Lnoy jiltitki'il the otump of
a oif?;;r frotii bvtvvi'ii Iii.i teeth. Jitsil
looked at me half rejro;teiii'!tiy h.ili'
- rneti, my denr hoy, it r-s tny pain
ful dittv to itifos-ni von tliar yott have
hoped ' ia. vtii!.' ' t retorted, ahnot
And I turned to the window of the
ratiw.iv eanhite in v.iiuh we were
tr.jvelnii;, to eoneeal what my face
i wou.fi ItVtvo oihorwi-e hetrayii!.
I . e U(-re tHiow student s, J'red and
: !, jn;f freeI iVotn the co.,iiiieritent we
, h;i"i lodutvd .-o lot.; tii.d I, :tc hi- tir
; jie:.t. lv-jtu -t, was accompanying him
home! to spend the hohdays in the
1 Ijiuiutit'til little vitiage where lit ywi--!
rcut v lived. It wsii the day before
! i !.i t tuia. That eveiihig "S inire I.aey
w.i to give a gratid baii, or soiree, in
Itoiior of hi- son1? retttrn ; :tud J, tho'
titr ir.ort; willing to hua than to court".
the roeicty ot iadie.-, Ii.kI, after muc.i
urging, OKI -entel to make one of the
briiiiai.t thtOiig that was expeeteil to
crowd the rooms of the wealthy o!d
it vide.-. Fred was to he married on
Now Vear"? day, and as 1 was his old
claim and mo-'-t intimate friend, he
eho-e we in preference to ali other? for
chief gro-.na Hiaa.
It w:m hi-; coritempiadd ntaiTiage
thai h id caitr ctl then.maks wUiiM hieh
l have chorea to commence my story.
lie had aski d me if 1 tiais not ytt i
th-n'.g'.it of takir.g to niy.-c!f a wife, i
:md i hail very emphatically informed 1
lam tiiat, if was ray n. teuton to ai inert;
t: i-eahacy through the entire course
v existence, siiOMd ! live :i nuu-
Aiai.i' y -. K5-:sj?kr ,
1 - lil'VZ
N I C'M N bTA N T Ii
l s.cic!; Of
s sri.it I'iovi-.iH!K,
in " v.T.re, tf'ia .. cigars,
Viojkeo ii'nior. . i'c , etc..
sii;, o1 ' -! e U. C". HiU &
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N VUK Tll'K ATTKN'i
i isu .ic ;o ; U-. ir nil; s
:A , iOj 111 iit'Il n ;iit i:'s an
fii'iH'.-. ai:t fs, U. "';: I lie-i,
a;- io i tie very latent iliiii.x
Oi ia lies' ant mis'-'' ;;h;
Nevvl'Drt t v.-:-. An.oi'u-i
ma;iv Oiin'i' nov :i i t
IN OK 'ill
!: ot" -!i,' iu.c
1 v.i'l. ilV. boo,
ere, o:c, a
witt iii sii'
Ui:;a Ii .s
jU.--: roin.'o i Ui 1 lie
they wilt t?e;t as no
piu-hv-.;1i's vviii 'A'i
the iiios? ivasni!:!'j,i'
l'niiy invite yon u
siiv.v. I -. -liie..
.let sco itieir
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Ii ai-st-i-.a-.s kk
lOi'S Ki I.'.lVt
. oi.icnUi in i:iian(.:l:ky ani
k . iiu-.s in it imhaUy. o.ru e, over
C'l i Y HOOT SToi:K, Fll:-T
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roil. Sii-eei, i'oitlau-i, oiegon.
' it-.ilil .
ur years. And i really meant tt at
time I said it.
Von have nt vcr loved, IMfnV" siiil
layii:g his iun.d on my shoukU r.
Havo. 1 nui." I growled, '-till lonk
X out through the window at tlie
pnow-clail hiili and i callers trees.
' What? Do you mean to say, ihtl
rdorto.i, tiiat you, wiio have aivciys.
since the- time i became ae.u:i"n.tid
with you. apiJlarid to have anavi. r
si.i.i rather thin a peiiclun.t for the so
ciety of the. oiher .-ex do you atenn to
say that, vott '
'l said any such thing," I
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S l'UKl'AV. tit TO IK) Sl UVKYlN'i AN I)
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Crcs imyiioveu soiarwmi-
ci' Ae.'s ;" nan ;i-otvpt iy tuiea-te.i
Kesi lence on Konrih save, ojiposno
'fate's. AliiallY. n,v,oil. W
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N! SOLICITOUS IN ( HAXt LH
rv imiiiic), Atnaiiy
XV Fiinn no"' a
t olicei ions una coil",
leu IcJ i.
PltO i'it I KTORS,
II.I. KNFKAVOTt TO KKKl CoN
stsintly on liioid a t'uli su;iiy ot
A.W.I. IiI.VIS OF MEAN'S,
Which will be of tin; very best qusiiity.
The highest market price iiuidior oeeves,
Uos and sheep.
'i h'u-a door west of Ferry , on south si te
of First s: root. J. L. ii AK1US & CO.
Albany, Dee. !". 17!-Ijv3
a : 1115 OTME 52
1 e;.;ei"3 m
1o2ik, Jewelry, etv
UciMiirmj? of clocks, watc-Ucs, JOAielry,
sc.. htleivdecl to. Ail wovk warnintc 1.
It KAI. ESTATE A I IK AX 'K A EX T,
I EXTS C:iI.IdX'TKI AXUTAXKS PAID
V, for iior.-resi.te.iits and o'.herd, making
o.nce. one cioor
out rejtl estate papers, etc.
a!xve telegraph office.
20 OULASS A DAY
TO MALE AND KEMALK AtiKNTS,
To introduce t lie ecle"tutcd
r t he oly slmtt ie
V V ,. .
ALIKE ON TiOTII SIFESj AN I)
1V1UJ miicnine 111 iiie
I nile I S ates licensi:.l to u3 1 no ceie naieu
A-ilrn fr-t sold for less than $tO. and aek-
nowle lte 1 bv all 'o ije the nest iami
in? iuutTtinrtor Iwlit or heavy sew
t lie !)mirr. euuu iro:. . iiu.i.vn
UN EiJ & PKAKsOX, .iai. AKta.,
20v4if Albany, Oregon.
AUajsy CoHegiiUe Intitcie,
ALIt VNY, OitlXaN.
'1IIIS INSTITUTION WILL REOPEN ON
JL Monday, September A, ISil, wiihatoi"s
of teachers eaparyie an t earnest. Ins: ruc
tion will ue thorough and praclieai, an 1
the system of order uiistniias.sed. Fo.jiu'
ticulurs address j
R. K. WARREN. A. M., Presi lout ; !
Or, Rev. E. R. (iKAltr, 1. !.. Aibsui v.
A f5AilA2X OFFSKSIJ) !
A Splomliil Irnj;- Ii:inCH; For f:al;,
-i ut one would infer '
'Loir anything l'1 i exclaimed,
stamping tny net impatiently. " For
iicavcuVs sake, Fred, ict us droj this
.uh;cct, and ta.k of something more
What is taoiv sensible thati mar-riasre"
-iio.-h! You are love-sick, old tel-
-If yon mean by that, Phil, that 1 i
have experienced the power of Cupid,'
you a it, right ; and ia one short week j
I hope to make the lovely ebject of my ;
airections the wife of my bo-om. j
But, even before that mischievous nr- j
chin had elone the work, I never had a :
thought of tramping the stage of Jife ;
ia 'single bles-t-dness.'' You may call j
me nonsensical, Morton, or what you j
like, but, honestly, I never "near a man !
say he has no intention of ever marry
ing but 1 think him either a liar or
very foolish." j
I Thank you for the compliment," I
i "Now don't talk in tiiat way, Phil,
; for you know I would not rumple that
; temiier of yours for anything. I
i think I fully understanel what I am
; talking about; and, if yon please, sir,
I I win wager a line new hat tiiat you
j are a married man before you are thirty
i vears old."
"I will accept the wager, just to
please you," 1 said, and we struck our
palms together to make it good. If
1 am a single man on tny thirtieth
birtliday, you are to give me a tine
new hat. If previous to that time I
find myself in the meshes of matri
mony cice cerno." ?
Correct," returned Fred, with a
touch of enthusiasm."
Iniian. .No! I woo d wair untii tieath
ivou!d unite ine to tny golden-haired
fair one. 1
A cold tremor crept through my
frame a- the meiaory of that ncver-to-1
re-forgot t,e"n night, when the ill -i'Uvd
stcanur sueeumiel to the withering
i.itath of the lire-king ru-hed over my
mind. It was an awful sight; chi'diva
stre.uui;;g, wo.ni ti wringing thtir
hands in .mental agony, while passen
gers, ai'or and .:ve-rykiHiy on boanl,
were cry it g aloud to heaven for mercy;
ami yet, tin-, liny elements rushed on
! ami wrapped the doomed vessel in a
.sheet of Hume. Poor little Lillian, ttn
; able to find her father, came to nie for
j proieciioa. In ' endeavoring to e iiui
her fears, i aliiiii t forgot my own; and
1 e'-ta never forget that beautiful face,
as she lifted it so trustfully to mine,
i lighted by the raging lire in the back
i ground. It was then and there i to'd
; her I lovt,tLhc-r; and nest ing hi r curly
he:fdioii my 'breast, .-he bur-t into
1 tears and tofd me that which caused
me to clasp ner 111 my arun anil kiss
her ro el ltd lips.
And tvetr w hile ileaiii was staring us
ia the. face, I felt a momentary thrill
of joy. V e stood clo-ely together,
awaiting the dreadful cri-Ls gsiyh-g wo
woind ilie together; and yet, when we
sprang overboa ril lockol ia each other's
arms, we somehow became separated, j
and she was gone! Never afterward j
w as i permitted ro look upon the dear ,
creature who placed so much confi
dence in me in that trying hour, and '
who gave her heart into my keeping '
ere cruel death foivvi r Mopped it- beat
ing. How i was sa veil I can hardly
teii. I rente. nix r nothing after jump
ing overboard, thl I found myself in a
boat with the captain anil a portion of
the crew, who win rowing rapidly
away from the scene of the disaster.
All this was called to memory by the
subject on which Fred and I had been
speaking; and, as I continued to think,
1 felt sin e he would lose the wager and
at length be .-atislUd that I meant just
w hat I said, itud knew just what 1 was
"Pine-da -el" shouted the railway
pirter, as the train .-topped at our des
tination ju-t as night w as beginning to
envelop the earth 'in her sab-e mantle.
; "Come, Phi!," said Fred, weuiu -t
move our pegs nimbly, for we have yet
to dress for the party, and i am ex
pected to he there and" ready in time to
receive the guests."
And w e jumped out.
had, just live years agn, jumped from .
theburnh.g-steanier V ictory. j
Hut my second thought was that' it '
could, not. be, ami then 1 laughed at the j
tuea as peneetiy ridiculous. ; How
could it he Lilian? she with whom I
parted with years ago, never to meet
again in this world slie with whom I
leaped into- the lltthomles-s sea, and
whose golden hah I had seen floating
on the dark waters for a single instant,
and then disappear beneath' the. roiling
biilow.s? No, it could scarcely lx; the
; lost iove of my boyhood, unless the
Almighty had seen fit to work a mira-
cle in this modern time.
j And yet it must be she ! was my
i next conclusion, as I looked up and
; saw her again.
; The niiwie was playing now, and slie,
; with flushed and smiling face, was
' glkling hither and thither to its lt iutd
notes, murmuring,, some jesting Word,
a it apiieafwd, every time slteeame
! opposite Fred, fsurely, it luwst be
' she, and .yet how - eould it be ? How
I retty she was ; how sylph-like and be
j witching ; how 1 liegaiito be restless,
and my cheeks and forehead lx gait to
: bum with a kind of dry feverish heat,
i as I continued to gaze, enchanted and
j bewildered, at the dancing fairy. r
I Ha ! that laugh, that sweet, rippling
t laugh ! it was Ik i-s exactly, and if tlris
i is not Liiian of the ill-fated steamer, it
j must be some near relation. Unable
I to bear longer the torturing suspense,.
I luriitd to a gentleman who isat near
! me, ami ? asked him if he knew the
! uaiiie of younir Lacv's partner?
1 should think tiiat it is Miss Bell
Gordon, since they seem so very iainu
iar," said he.
Ah, Belle Gordon!" I mused.
"She is Fred s betiotheel. iihe is the
The line, residence of 'Sipiare Lacy
was very brill iaiitly iiiumiaated ; ami
when Fred and I, arm hi-ttrm, .enter
ed the line, spacious lira whig rooms,
they were all aglow with wax can
dies, line dresses, smiling faces, and
bright eyes. The gay throng assem
bled there, was soon in silence by our
entrance, anel murmurs of admiration
anihve'eome for Fred, of course--
dweit on every Hp, whilst many of
his old acquaintances came forward to
"Phil, this is my father Mr. Mor
ton, father," said my companion; and
the next instant a jovial looking old
gentleman, with gray hair and smil
ing countenance, was shaking f me
warmly by the hand.
There seemed to be something famil
iar in that lienevoicnt face, that at
tracted my attention, and I e-otihl not
help scrutinizing it closely for a mo
ment. P.ut I concluded that it was a
freak of my imagination inasmuch as
it was hardly probable that 1 had ever
before met 'Square Lacy.
; After making me acquainted with a
t few of the chief persons, Fred whispcr
; ed in my ear :
i "There, Phil, rush in among Via
' and secure a partner, lean tell you
from their looks, those ladies are wait
ing anxiously for you to make a selec
tion from among therm. Quick, the
quadrilles are already forming."
" No," I ret umed,ha king my head,
"I wish to be alone for a w hile. I
; will dance the next set;" anel turning
away from him, 1 repaired to the cor
! ner of the room, the re to gaze at the
! different parties the room contained.
I From inv seat, I watched the hand-
adored lady of whom he has so often
spoken to me as his future wife, and
in praise of - wh& he had always
How like she is to the one who
sleeps beneath the ocean wave ! May
hap Tis her sister. 1 never heard her
surname, and consequently could not
teii whether it was Gordon or not.
Forgetful "of my position, and for
getful of the brilliant throng around
mi', t reeant-d my head wearily upon
my hand, and ai.ownl my thoughts to
drift over tuv vast life. 1 was living
j over again those happy days spent
I with her upon the sea ; I was living
j over again those brief niouieiit when
! we stood together on the forec-tle
while the quarter deck was wrapped
ia flames, when, in the tnielst of my
fright, she Rrht a thrill of joy to my
heart, anil I folded her to my. arms.
and pres-ed a passionate kiss upon her
quivering hps all this was
over again, when thexdieery, voice 4oi
Fred Lacy aroused me from the pro
found reverie into which 1 had fallen
" Miss Gordon, allow . me to present
mv old lnend and schoolmate, Alt.
Morton, who is to be our chief groom
man 011 New Year"j day."
I arose half mechanically and con
fronted mv chum anel las bethrotheel
A small gloved hand was extended to
me in acknowledgement of the intro
duntion, and I looked up with the ex-
nectatioa of encountering a pair of
soft i yes. What w as my surprise 011
seeing a tall, queenly brunette stand
ing before me, with great, lustrous,
black eyes, luxuriant black hair, a rich
rosy, olive-tinted complexion
This was Miss Belle Goiilou, Fred's
afhanct d. and was not
little fairy whom he had just beeu
whirling 'through the- mazes of the
"And tiiis is the lady of whom you
have so often snoken in sucli inginy
complimentary- terms?" I inquired.
"The same," he replied. "Havel
praised her too highly ?"
"No, indeed: nor have you ever
done her justice. But my object 111
was merely this; 1
forming him hy 1 had no intentlow
of ever marrying, and accepting his
wager so willingly. :
When I had told him all I left hhu.
and went to seek his sister Lilian. I
found her in the, conservatory, among
the flowers, herself the fairest of all.
She was sitting on a bench, with her
head inclined, and her handkerchief
pressed to her eyes, weeping tears of
I went and sat down beside her
and drew her into conversation- J
told her how 1 thought she was deatf
during all the long years tluit had
passedsiuce we parted on the rolling
deep; and she, in turn, told me that
she am i her father had been cast upon
an island, and subsequently saved by
a passing ship. We talked a long
time about those 'bygone days, ami
then I took one of her little hands in
mine, and said in an earnest, pleading
tone: .-:''.'.' y
"And now, Lilian, you remembe
how Ave stood together on the burning'
ship, while the scene around us was
rendered awfully sublime by the ragr:
ging fire ; you rememler now, as we
xfood waiting for the doom that seem
ed inevitable, I told you that my heart
was yours, and how you nestled your
head upon mv bosom and went, and5
told nie that such assurance made you
happy. We were j'ouiigthen, Lilian; ;
nut, tnougn thinking you dead, I have
remained true to yotv and cannot re
frain telling you a second time thai! E
love you. Tell me darling, does the
i.ui:if?ef iveilra xni i li'tt.riYr Oii4 Hmo V"
... ...... ......v . . . . . 1 .... L t J .... 7 WillV .
She uuishcd, sighed, and leaned more
heavily on mv trembling arm.
"Are j-ou the same noble Phil of
old?" she whispered.
" I am unchanged, darling, save
that through love for my lost oiier 1
have shunne'd female society.'
"ltien take me; l m forever thine,"
he murmured; and once more 1 held
the little lieauty weeping on my breast-
1 need uot prolong this story, reader
mine, l liKe clwelltug on the subiect
but my feeble pen cannot do it justice
Alay it sutnee to say that Squire La?-
cy and Fred were by no means dis
pleased when they heard what had
transpired in the conservatory, and:
that when New Year's day came
round, there were two grand weddings
msteau oione. . ;
And stay I I almost forgot to addi
soon after I became the happy husband,
of Lilian Lacy, I presented a fine hat
to rreel, and was only, too glad to ac-
Ruowicuge tnat ne naei won tne wag
er. .... -.-:.'.".... ,
Aji Incident uf tli Tatt Wnrt-
in the dance for
The dark horrors of war are relieved
by occasional gleams of humanity,.
w hich make one feel all the more sad
dened by the record of strife between
men who ought to be brothers. Dur
ing the investment of Metz it was com
mon for the German sentries at the
outposts to leave a iiortion of their ra
tions for the famished sentries of the
besieged army. A day's rations were
also willingly given up on the capitu
lation. One of the war correspondents
of the London press describes the fol
lowing scene :
This afternoon I . witoessed a very
touching scene. A French Roldler of
the thirty-third line regimeut, belong.,
ing to the corps of General Frossard
had been made prisoner at the outposts.
He is a native of Jouy-aux-Arches,
where his wife and children now re
side. . On his way to Corny, where the
head-quarters of the prince are now
situated, he asked permission to be al
lowed to see his wife and children.
Need I say that the request was imme
diately granted? The i poor womanr
half delirious with joy, asked to be al
allowed to accompany her husband at
least to Corny. This was also aoeeelecr
ii tt- to but then iran,e tlie difficulty about
UllstOOK t, ,.,tl.,,a 'I'lipu-nnian n os I- onH
Lamity sew- i
(ifiO. W. IiAY, O. i. S.,
Ol'LD SOLICIT THE
llima'c of all ler-
W ltttronftw of all
wins desiriinr ariiiie!al tooth
smd I!is-c'.ihi denial oneva
tions. N it rotiri oxide admiii-
i-oored wlien leiiiv. 1. Charyrei inodem'i'.
T1ee in Parrish & tV.'r brick h!K-k. Res:
d.'iu'i' lirs. tiouse somli of Congitat tonal
eViureli. frontinsr on eonrl house block.
Altxuiy, July 2, ISZtH.J-
it:iLf ?st?! n IK53.
"I EALEIt IN EVERY VAUII'.
1 mi'llunnnim hooks, school
likink liooks, stationery. Books Imported
to order at short notie;'.
Alhany, Dec. 3, 1S70.
I Y OF
ESI RING TO RETIRE FROM ACTIVE
biisiiiess.owini' 1 o eont hiued U!-heall h.
the undei-signe.l infers his iaro and ilom--ishin.
dmi? ostuhlishinent, in this city, for
sale at a low li'f are, for eash.
Apply soon, if you want a 1ari;uin, to
GEO. F. SETT LEM FIR,
27 v3 Albany, Oregon.
TUc Kycs! T2ic . Ears !
OK. T. L. OOLBEX,
Ociilixt ul Atirint, Albany, Ori'gou.
DR. GOLDEN IS A
son of the nosed
old opihulmxc iloc-tor
zy. V... XT' 7,
in: "joiueii n:vs nau
exporifl nee in t retu in.
tlw", nu-iniLS discuses to
whieh t ho eye and tar are subject, and feels
confident of iving entire satisfaetion to
t hose who may place t hemseives under his
care. April IS, Gil.
EW STILE IICJTlfES.J
T I i K " K K JSI B liA NDT "
IS THE MOST POPULAR STYLE Ol
I Tnioto-'i-aph now made. Call aim see
Jan. V-U A.J. V1NTER, Albany.
A BAY 51 IIOSJSS:.
rriilE UNDERSIGNED WOULD RL
I Hiiectfnlly inform the citizens ot Al'iany
nTid vieinitv that he has taken ehargo -of
with a suppressed sigh, thinking it
quite evident that Fred Miad no suspi
cion ol" the real cause of my resolve
j never 'to link my life to that of any
! vvomaa. lie did not suppose that
there w as a time when I was as anient
j as, he ia my admiration of female love
liness. Anel with these thoughts came
j vivid recollections of that time, long
i ago, when I lost my young heart, and
I liad been made wretched,
j 1 remembered the prouel steamer
Victory anel the pleasant hours I spent
upon her deck as she ploughed the wa
ters of the broad Atlantic. I remem
bered, too, the little, golden-haired
creature I first saw there, and how 1
wits affected by her beauty, her innocence,-
her charming twirlin and her
sweetness of disposition. I was only
seventeen then, and she only fifteen;
but,; for all that, we took a fancy to
each other,, became strongly attached,
and in a very s-hort time were hope
lessly ia love.
: It is said . that young love is a elelu-
siou, suid soon over. s,ueh may gen- .
eraliy be the case, but I, old goose, am 5
to this day -as much under the influence
of that intoxicating passion as when I
lir.-t felt its influence, in the seven-
teenth year of tny age. . : .-
Ananow.as 1 sat with my chum
beside me on the train, I recalled to
memory the ..sunny, davs of my -boy
hood's love, and wished that they
And i turned again to the w inelow , some form of Fred, as he moved among
ms nappy guests, aim woJiuejreii wiueii
of the many fair beings lie would se
lect for a partner ia the dance. I was
not kept long in doubt.
jlle led forward a young lady led
her within a few feet of me" to till the
set at the lower extremity of the room;
anel as tny, eyes rested upon her, I
fairly started and could hardly sup-J
press an exclamation of astonishment.
She was a beautiful woman, not tall !
and queenly, yet with a form that was-;
faultless in symetry anel iu motion, j
a w ealth of silky hair, golden ia hue, 1
amid the folds of which was twined a
single white lilly, as an adornment to
the shapely head it covered, whilst the !
great, yearning ewes, of a soft, ethereal
bine reflected ia their liquid depths the '
soul of their owner. The lips, full and .
pouting, aim riva ing in ntie the -"ripe
yemr recent partner
"Why that was my sifter, Phil."
"True as gospel! Didn't I intro
duce yon ? V ait here and I will bring
One moment please tell me her
name ?" I asked, eagerly, laying iny
hand on his arm.
"Her name is Lilian." .
; I sank back on the chair unable to
j articulate another worel. My ; brain
I began to whirl, the room swam before
i my eyes, and 1 pressed my hand to my j
! feverish brow with a mighty effort to i
j e on i pose m y sel f. A gai n 1 was a roused
I 11., . . - A- . X" ! .. -1 - -
uy uie voice oi my irieuu.
" Here she is, Phil," he said, ' Sis
ter, allow me to make you acquainted
with my old college chum, Phil Mor
ton. But what in the duce is the mat ter?"--
-r. .l ' .-. ! ijt
the bairns. The woman was weak and
could not carry her baby, and at hom
there was no one to mind it; as for the
little cliap of five, he could toeldle by
his father's side. The difficulty wav
however, overcome by a great big Pom
eranian soltlier, who volunteered to act
as nurse. This man had been quar
tered close to the poor woman's house
and the little ones knew him for he had"
often playeel with them. When,
therefore, bidding the poor wife be of
good cheery he held out his big, strong:
arms to the little infant, it came to him
immediately, and . nestling its tiny
head upon his shoulders, seemed , per
fectly content. So did the Prussiaw"
soldier carry ; the , Frenchman's child.
When I first saw the group the wrfi
was clasped in her husband's embrace,
the little boy clung to 'his father's
hand, while the Prussian soldier with
f the baby in his arms stalkenl along by
apricot, seemed to invite kisses ; and
her delicate cheeks were an index to"
the state of her. mind, as the rich car
nation surged back and forth beneath !
the trasparent skin. Her ornaments 1
were few anel simple, and lier dress !
was of spotless white, -sweeping back
in 'rustling folds from her pretty waist
to the gaudy carpet. j
. But it was not her lieauty that caused
me to start and almost exclaim w ith 1
. i 5 . : i . m, . i w , , i - . . .
For she had started Wk it thsiTir ulclr s,u Alien uie r rencuwommi
of ,iS, whill'Swmeto CTSTiSiW TSSf'tS pSS
in,? heavilv her l.roMio,.' rlVm for l.ee li ",k1 V1 nt of food, the PtlM-
i sian soldieis had shared their unions
with her, had fetched wood and watery
had lit the tire, had helped lier-in their
; own rough, kindly way ; tintil at last
' tliose two men,, who belongeel to etiun-
tries now arrayed against each other in
bitterest ; hate who, perhaps, a iew
days siuoe fought the one agaiiist the
ing heavily on her brother's arm for
support, ,;; j:,-.!.:' "..' --r-in- t, - '
. , What is the matter, my ; dear sis
ter?" again crieil Freel with a puzzled
She made no reply. Pale and trem
bling, she turned away, ; and left the
spot with unsteady, steps. When she,
had gone, Fred cast a piercing look at otf5ermbruced like brothers; while-
I AM PREPARED TO DO ALL KINDS
of turning; keep on hand and make to
orde,i- mwliide-liettomed chairs, and spin
titii!? -wtvoels. Shop near the "Magnolia
, Mi1.?'" JOHN 31. METZLER.
1 Albany, Nor. 8, ls-l
or,mn'l S would return. I could not prevent a
ness expects to suit all .those -wo uiay. ia- , secret wish, too, tsm tny , 'Spirit
vor li hn wit n i near p J-'.," flown when Jlilian's did, that 1
sleep peacefully beside her far away
her watery grave; and I dropped a
tear then, and woneleretl if I coulel ever
be so fond of aaotlier as I liad been of
-" Phil Morton," he said, in a low, :
reproacliful voice, " have you ever met"
"I have," I replied, quite calmly.
" When and where?"
"Five years ago on the vessel " Vic
tory," I answered.
.VV..f t" lio t.iriil:itlw1 allllOSt wild
XI Oil .
I, like "a great big fool, stood Dy ana
cried like a baby. But I was not alone
in my folly, if folly it be : several Prus
sian officers and soldiers followed my
example- for we all had wives anil
children in tar-off lands.
heretofore carried on noining uui
Firt-IiM.H JIair lrlntc Saloon,
He expects to tfive entire sal isfoct ton to
all. Children's and la lies' hair nealy cut .
Sent. aOSEJTl WEBBEJR.
it. was not. tleit rlti'if -
reader, for there were, others nvMsntit !
nerhaps. who were nn Irss nrnmrwawa. ! witliexeitemetit. . ''(You tlo
ing than the blond beauty who claim4 I nie that you are the youth
eti my attention.
i r orm?1 sv no more, but could only
not, eutu-eiy siiange to me. Jiore, mv 1 sfciMii wit gaus ai nie iu ulici
'mental decision at first sight of her was i ishnieut. Tbegan then and related to
t.batthM W Liiian, with whom. I him the whole cireumstaiice thus in-
rit luid This it was that caused my surprise ' "I suppoi
L might There was iu that fair face before wei ll reioinKit.
tway in that, like 'Stpire Iacy's, struck me as lie could
I father iiave so frequently mentioned? i jag at a glass.
se a am uie suijjc
"How did .you learn that gracefUC
attitude?' said a gentleman to a fel-.
low leaning in a- maiKllin fashion.',
against a post.. M have been practis-
' The Galaxy" says that the teasoiit
the Bussians are so glow iu availing;
themselves of the electric telegraph 1
beae oftheir aversion to tlie elevao
tion of the Poles ...