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ALBANY, 0KK6 HjTT 1, 1872.
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VrilLIMIBD K U:V ATl'l:iAY,.
By COLL. VAX CI.EVE,
IN REGISTER 00110X1X05,
Cwn r Firry nii't Fir4 A'-yc-tv
...'.... .Two dollars.
Transient WlfrerfliwmBrtts, i-r wi of
Wn lines or loss, first insertion r.': cunt
subsequent Insertion St. larger adver-Useim-nts
Inserted cm llio most IIWBM
Having rmdved new type, snick of ml
inl Inks, mriK n Uoolon jollier,
tree prrijurrd toejcecutesll kinds f print
ing m a Welle imiuner . and flrtr !' ""nt
elicupM I baft ever before lOttlM fa this
Agenta for the Register.
The follow lug gentlemen nrc imtiwraeii
iwn'lvir am w) tor iml'riotions
e c., lor rnt nnnn mu ;
Ilimm sniltli, UaiMislmrir.
. ). 1'. TnrapVlim, llarriKlmr?.
IVtev Itninr, 1lmw'lvine.
W. It. Kirk. llmwnMvllle.
15. K. Win der, ft lo.
T. II. levnoils,S'ilem.
U 1. Wwer, San Kraneisco.
I. I'. Pom. KbtMU'ftKiiUkNi.
Klotcher Well. Itncna Vita. Polk Co
CbMU Xli-kell. .tti-ksiillr.
D. It. K1C, M. !.,
I'hj sli liui nnl nrs'Oli. Alhauy, Or.
OmKK 1N THKwif THni;oK MAIN
wlrHt. April, wwH
HAH ON HANI) AND CO.NSTAYn.Y
reeelviiiKa lurjir sloik of
llrorvrlm ami Prurlli.
WiMiil mill willow ware, tolmcco, elpirs,
-oiifectloi'iT, Yanki'i- notions, clc. etc..
wlHilcsiileiiiel ri'tnil.opiHislto .'. Illll a
Son's ilriv store, Allwny, Urejron. Ivl
i. II. Mi ll IIIXI.. I. !. 1X1.111.
.'HWait'LL & BOLS'il,
Altonn'.is aiirt 'oinclor nt Ijiw,
LMH.K IT MIS IN UIAMI.nl A.M' l-UUt -
f mis lii a. intimity, onlu
over the old
KMt oiilri', rront
J. C. IHWM.L. li.FUSXt
POWELL c WMMfkl
AttornrjH iiikI 4'omiNelorK X Lnw.
AND WIMCIfDln IN CHAKt'EU? (I
Kllnn notary' public), Allny, llnwoil,
tMlrWtoiKauil oiiviyaius l-uitj.v m-
n. iitAsoll. N. ii. iTotruii i:y.
CRAXOB & IIOfl'BHKV,
Attorney nail Counsellor at Law,
AI.IIAN' Y, OIIKlil.
Ofllce lit rai-rlslt brick, up Hinlrs. Ovt
IllAlll ATi: Of UNCl.N
makes A'.avni .JVeteaad tt-
tilMitl Trth. Illso, .loes ALL
work in Ihcliuc ot liis BfoftwnkNi lu Hie
best anil most approved method, and al as
riiimunbio rales as tan le und elm'wbere. .
N il rous i .i.li' a luiiinsteii'.l tortile luili
less exi i-i. l i.l loelhif ilesiieil. oilkv in
I'arrish hi irk likv'k, up alairs. Heaiileuee
llrst lnms. south of .onirrc,uiitiona!i;hmvh,
l'l-oiitinifon OOact bouse liloek. jl-i-lH
0MrWV4M riRsT Kl'UEKT. ONKOisir
west of llroa lalliin, in lliirklmn's two
fforyliriok flip rtair?), on lleo. TnrrcllV I
UIEI Munmni. RmM vLtl, .mil I-'...-- !
ry fitraotts Aiuirt.rtMoii.
EE FEE I. A WVEU .V '
, tauiEitiojit n.vwep.
And Ucncral Jlill Maebliiery.
J. F. BACKESSTO, ARent,
51v3 njf Jjt vllliany, Oregon.
ti A DAI
T) mrEE IWETTS,
IC E ! Ji t
To Introduce the celebrated
ii tin oly siniTfle sewinjr BMcBlncjIll the,
I 1 1 1 1 ' ' I .-"III 11' III. -ll-w-ll III linv .1 ......
Wilson feed solO tor, less than sin, and at
nowleiljjed byl TO Whe best tiimily se
lug muebiiwi for lllit or hi'ftry m-u i iur.
Ilieinafliit. ifiUl! livar AilUrci
AEtlAW WBf&L HTOHE.
E. A. Frvcluiul,
f EAI.ER IS tVKHY VARIETY OF
1 miscellaneous hookb, sciiooi hooks,
blank books, stationery. Hooks imiHirted
to order at short notice,
Albany, Iks-. 3, 1S70.
V1WK1NO - - TI BktJM-i.
I AM PREPARED TO DO AIX KINI
nf.tdltqihanduH make to
order rawhlde-Nittomed boirs,nud spin
nliur wheels, shop near the "Majinnlki
K iifs." John m. mctzlek.
i tH SINK. tShiim.
B A N K 1 1 G
.00 a iHHtM.A
iriaritat dblii HtA'jtit
initMvst allowed on ninoowwlw in im-.i.
ExrlMtlgg o Portland, San Francisco,
and New York, for salcnt lowest rates.
u . N. i. nun.
Hanking bnnri from S A. JT. to 4 1. ,M.
Jtllmy, Ki)l. 1, lsTKKvIl
SIoBamcutrj, Obelisks, Tombs,
Ili'iid ui3l Foot Moncn,
llltANi IS MIWP AT AI.IIAW.
J. DoW. M. Ik CHAXE.
DOW & t'BAXE,
Boot, Mini"., niitl rindiiigit
AI.IIAN V, OHKU,
I WIT t K 0KlkMWMM THE
1 pnlilictotlielr lull stix'k of the litlest
stiles in gentlemen's anil youth's IkhiIs,
shiii..,itniters,l)iior(l ties, etc, ete., as well
ii..,i.,u,ih ..ii.. ii... ....
a M. .Ill: .11, IM" P", "I. .... II...
of WW and nilss,-j' filler-, liatm'onils
Newport lies, Antoinette buskins anil
nuiiiv other new anil faHliioimble styles.
jul siwcinsdnt (lie City kH glory;. whirli
itIiiiSits whit wish' ififWS Uiils lit
theiost reusonnlile rules. They resia'et
full v invite von to come ami nee Iheir
sleek. . lkols. hocs,ote., uiadeor rojiatreil
CITY ilOOT STlHIK, riUST sTIiEET,
'lrt floor Wt of Bm Kter IluiKI'ir.
FIRST STREET, AIJIASV, ORIXjUN,
tl.T. ENliEAVOlt TO KKEI CON-
lantly on hanil a full supply ol
AIX KIXIW OK MEATS,
' . . v-xy-
Whieli will lie of flit) very lies! (oinllly.
The hli-'hesl market prion mid for bocvo,
hoffs and sliiH'p.
'fliinl dmirwinlnf EeiTj',nn mill 1 1 side
of First itm't. J. 1.. HARMS.
Albany, Dec. ML IWMJV4
TA l . ...
HE VJ.F.STATE A lM IIANt EAUKNT,
KNTSCI H.I.ECTKD AN DT A SES PAID
fur non-rciilent anil others, making
nut mil CstaU' KiK?r, rtv.
Offliv one door
'PUB lNlsTITHTlOJi VlUh REOPEN ON
L Monday, Seplcinln-r t, W71, with a corps
oi teiieners enpaiue anil earnest, instrae
! tlnu will lie tliorouKh and praetical, and
1 tile systcni V prqrtBitiurimiksi-.l. For imiv
It. K. WARDEN, A. M Pivsldent ;
Or, Key. E. HVtJKART, 1). D.,Alljany.
Dili liOI.DKN is A
son of the noted
old iuaiu.lule dautur,
: ( .Oomen. ' " "
Dr. dokhn bun had
the various diseases to
ennnueni 01 (fivinu eiinre sallsliieTinn to
"jWrtMWH4tilWVmW!l b is
to wail on the ell i.ens of . (JMtSHt
bnnynnd vleliilly.ivlthu new Jl 1 I 1 1
inventliin In ilental work. It consists In
Those wlsl.lna arllllelal teeth we request':
ed to call and examine for themselves.
I? M-WAIWORTiT wUl give promr
hamtlnn, Cnloemlning, Deeoratlnir Ae i.
this city or vUdnlty . AUwork eiemnAS
I" W-vJt yle. In the iKncrnnl
at lowest living mien. rarOrders left IS
Fnrnilure Warerooiii. orUU, wol
rowlve prompt attention. ,
Worth nmi inelr I i.
(IV A MVPTEKIhll AKEK.
From tlu'c few Hihm my whorwiliouts
Moreover, I liuimrt to tltec my serious
'IV laiipS Sf tMpwjjMfs a rhkllc
And word witli (Ik-iii arc flmaenta ol
u roeklws moi'kcry.
or iit.iiHV,tS f Ifiie cars, an iiit
wiim sinintr lace,
Siikl. "ahliiei"' -Xay. I'll uot1ilw,,
I -aid. "esoerit with linvanl giiice.''
"Hi. iladdy! wlmt U inward grace I
How dots the ohl thing work:'''
phu, wtow breath
"Van llioe convey me slraighl way to
respectable inn ?"
His answer'ii gross irrelevaiii'C I dial!
lnstjlf ohjyior iy, l g&T.
fly sakl, "Yon Ixt
'Xay. nay, I shall not lkit,
' wild I ''for
that would be a sin
Why don't thn answer plainly ?
nice i.ike ine to an inn f
'1'hy vehlele is doubttoM meant to cany
folks aliout in !
Then w hy prevaricate :'" Said lie per-
"Xay. verily. I shouteil not." qiiotlrt!
"my sieeeh is mild ;
l!ut thine I grieve to say it with
falsehood is deJilcd. , . , , '
ottgnr ro lie amnonrsneti to nil
tny Heart ot guile. '
"See here, my lively moke !" said lie,
"yon sling on too much style !"
"I've liaitAi'se1 ' pW yrhlb garments
twenty years or more." said I,
"And when thee say I 'sling on stvle,'
Ihee tells a willful lie!"
At thai he pranced around as if a bee
w-as In Ms bufliWl, jfjf; .
And witli hostile demoiistnitloiis In-
quired if 1 whs "on it !"
"On what? Till thee explain thyself,
J.t-aiuiotteli.-.lnaijl,; i . "
lie M that, soinetlilag hxL "too
thin" moreover it was "played."
But all his jargon was surpassed in
, ' Hireal -. p
Hit a head oh me !"
"Jfo son of lielial," said I, "that mir
acle can iki."
Whei hel ', If Mil blows
J'.ut tailed to work that miracle If
such was bis design
Instead of putting on n head, Iws iitroTC
Thee knows I cultivate the peaceful
habit of our sect,
But Ibis man's conduct wrought on ine
a singular effect,
For when la) slapped tnvhniad-hrhii oft'
It rousi'il the Adam In me, and I sun tie
him hip-and thigh.'
The throng I lien gave a specimen of
tar ft!r'miv .broke hxwy -n -And
iaittf iauhed him Irtld-rMtrtr
and likewise "cooked ills goose,"
Although I solemnly affirm, I did not
pull his hair ;
Xor did I cook his lioultrv for he had
no poultry there :
Tliey called me "bully boy '." altliough
i ve Ma-u mgii uiree score Vear;
And said tliat 1 was lightning when I
"got up on my ear!"
And when I a-ked if lightning climbed
ins ear, or oressetl in drab,
"Yon know how 'tis yourself !" said
one hi i-onsiinienti.il blab.
was somewhat perplexed ;
Yea. the placid spirit in me has seldom
.Ijfieu s;o vexiil.
It&frd'tJa-rc tfoWhgcr. Sk m&V
ken men like me.
With such pervcrters of our tongue can
have no Unity.
TI.I TWWMUf m1 i
Paul H. Hnyne, the well-known
Southeni poet.coutrihntcs to Apptttony
Jtral nome ramlninoente!) of early
life at Aiken, Sotnh Carolina, now a
favorite resort for invalids from (he
Xorlh ilurhig ttm Whiter months, and
for the coast planters (luring the Sum
mer. Aiken, at die time refenvd to,
ia MMifil f laupuni a nafretiaeTs
inen, waeouers from the mounlain
counties, rough fanners, gamblers etc
Once lu the Fall of ItW , write
Sir. Aiken, (here came into Aiken au
old trapiier and hunter from tlic nelglt
Iwring State of Georgia, for the pur-
unoteo vtua)i www WBcoi;i-
iiicd by his son) lie had laboriously
conveyed thither in a rough, springlcss
Sam Gregory the old man's name
was known to some persons in the
village as a straightforward, honest,
il and amiable, and as easy, on most
occasions, to deal with as an unspoiled
child. Though seventy years of aget
he was as upright as a pine, tall in
stature, with unditnlulslied muscular
vigor and-activlty. The son, Ihrn
niitest particulars, the very linage of
his filther. except that he tonncd the
emer oy a conpie oi incnes, iiiihotiga ,
old Gregory was upwards of six
elder by a couple of Inches, alt hough
h'K'. lawtai aMrt, m,t Farter-'A(
ft was "sale day" upon which these Ittuaty -tillvafrf tn' tin In, tlaattaii.
twofoqnd themselves mingling wtTIabrhfi swd" T sfonyutd a "tin
wljiit, lo llieir wKH,Uiuiil axv-, sceineil
que a iwwif autoug tho shops and
waiS'lioiVses ML Atfcon. A merclmnt.
w ith whom ffrrgon- had been accus
tomed fit treat in the disiwsltloii oriiis
hides alnt jiam?, Iiavliig left the, place,
our hltflM i vomia'Detl' to seek ciis
tontcrs elsewhere. He went from sliop
to shoii, exIilhiUng jiiiecVniehs of his
stock In tpide, lmt i,u.k was against
him; Ikj Cfflild obtain no purchasei-s
llptwi anything Jikc liilr terms.
At length he eajnu to an establish
incut whlcli. -supposing it to lie a gr
t-erjr. he enrtilessiy entered, ids sonTiist
bclilml him. Jt was not a grocery.
ltrnveVer. mit a notorious Imr-room.
kept by afePow who rejoiced hi the
iilAluittieof "Jiulfy IhS-aic of those
(lesjit-radoes-yylioliifest 'all Vf?W socle
tics, mid are the tenor of the virtuous
"Itojy was even yvoj-se Hum lib
ral. HavTnir crown rich
iqitj, he wSxed outia-
llieot' liriiuoly.l A hmlr.
olUHVKi ' M-hr OfjevW! Ms-
ia;t hoit and were the nests of tn
wr ixntioii of the couiniiinltv holh
fulght and My, ( One of the bully's
THies as sicrniy c,an ieii ojit as the laws
'of the Medes anij Peisiiins was that
no imm, womiin or elilld sliould cuter
Ms W, iio nwrtcr how or when, wlth
rtuf being made to ch ink.
"In thU. iiiihallowrid place, and hi' (he
presence of the Hnndy-legged. beetle
browed, bro.'id-clicsted,flery-iiocd gen
ius of the same, the Gregory's stood,
looking about them in thai lost, Be
wildered way characteristic of the
hickwoodsinaii in tpvn ;or city, anil
tfe effect of which Is half hidfcioin,
"Well, stranger," growled Bully
Bob, "are you going to ship there ail
dav? Wat the likkor?"
oWSam explathed In his simple, if
noi-enl way tliat he had nmdea niisbiko
an to the pint, and that the "fai was
nnther Jimmy (pointing tohisson)nor
ins au (mat me, boys) ever tuk to
likker yet. or ever mean to!"
Wliereupon he turned to: the door,
and seemed about to leave.
"e of tliat, now !" veiled Bully
Boll, leaping IIh- counter in id kicking
the doer, the key of which ho put Into
hisporikft. "You (I dokt euss," he
continued, "I'll make yn Milll a pint
e-' whisky and pay double for It
:to.tioot!V rtfei? -Vi ii
Here was a dilemma. BuMy Bnb
waa supported toy half a down f his
reckless inyrmklmu, and to nttcinpt
resistante seemed madness. I'M did
not Wrlke the Oregon's, however.
Afler recovering from little natural
surprise at tkm unexpected position,
tho latter demanded tlir freetlom.
"Ititieo," Mkihe. "WHenvOH'vfi
ilone yoiir'dootv, and obeyed ot'ttorj."
reiilieti Bob, who had again taken his
place behhal the hs, and was sjwcJi
ing Hinoiw-Ute bottles. 8m wheeled
around, but ipiite deliberately, and
walked toward a hrck dow w as
open, Ikickouing Jim to follow, But
three of Bob' "Moliawks" put them
selves coolly in his way.
uniWl use, old 'im,'' said one of them
with a:pivoking grin.
"Ho a you'r bid, and you'll injver
be chid," pined another with au Irish
accent, and the flourish of a huge stick.
Perhaps it was. the threat or Insult
conveyed by this -movement which
roused old .Gregory's blood; bntcer
btin it is tliat the next instant he had
dashed his opposes vigorously aside,
atid might luiveigaiucd the door and
iwsssige-wny beyond, if the entire mirfv
in Bully Bob's 'wtercst had uot come
iui and attacked bim
guar i. w "M
fhey were six. men in all whom the cjr
Gregory's. fought, at first with nor-i
. iwitl ? , "a Klre - W af te"8th- 9
MM, '?v,nr! "PC" iHschargcd at the
Sllf " ,! IS""1' HrW -long. keen
-TSrif gitdown two of tlie ,
as.v'lllai Its. seized RnlK- TLili ul, L.,1
i, . ,,; , v "r ".'
imcivu-tth inc. "sciain
oritie neek. and through a storm of
oniiefs, nisiied from the back entranco
rtamd Into the street, dragging the
amazed and discomtittwl bidly along
With Wbl. Jl'lnmv stfllMnml. iift..i. I.ia
flth, wonndedaini lileedlng.
- lhlt Jem v" A.ut l...'.l.l
---. .. .,.i, ,MU in,,, j,
btiefly. ! WW-! .
"iWliei forr'' nrrsiverpir Jem. with
eqnal eonclsi-ness, and sinking slowJv
to the ground, 'xi-i J tft f !!".:. ;,tf
Tlien the speetators, attrfictwl bv tint
MMkMN firing, witnessed a terVi hie
Minom man jooaen upon his son
nad saw timt lie was dying. He looked
ink. .1.1 . .
new, at ine wretco npanwiitja bis
grasp, firm as iron, stHI restwl. reganl
liWai for a fleeting raonwiit with an
llaJweribaWe expression, whidi a(s
jieaml to paralyze the ruflknt; than,
w ith ajerk, iie-puUwl tlie hotly up. as
ii ii were a cniici a. nent It nacKWard
across his knee, to that he could see
Wi enemy's face to the Inst, and with
dreadful calinne) preeeeded to stab
and disenitirjwei his victim, whose
quivering remains he threw from him,
when all was over, with a single lialf
smotlieretl iy of is4od rag.', which
mine ever foigtH who heaad It.
i in a lew minutes more Jemmy, too,
wasdeaAi,.,,,.- (, Zh.'.-a
That night, Ufltoiiolioti by tlie hand
of tlie law, m Qm&m WJ the body
pf;hta son in cbargii, aeUiriwjcl to, his
Imckwoodshonie. lie wnjuieveragaiu
seen or lieard of by auy of tlie Aiken
IW1 . A IK
l-"i, " 1 - -
A Xw ork belte told a suitor for
her hand that aba w oahlaooept his oiler
in star, week, if Mr. So-nnd-so dklu't
make a similar otter in (he raewtimr.
Nixoii tMHst at 'WHa'-atailn-. l
A VHiM-li-Mt lllero.
a STotn of r act.
iTlieiutllinioii wkii h tills sljnple Into U
fnimdeil luippeped' in (k-lolier, 1SII7. The
lKr lan s name is unknown.
,,i n .... ... ..... . j i , o v. -ui v.viiihi;hi i .
l i e sea wind went Wining and j It swined thaf he imisf snddenly ivato
thrilling iicros.4 the barren, m-linnd jantilliid Wrrrstdf In his own licrth In
coast of iatbrftflor. There km snow MtexOwi sliin,oou to sail lalrly into
on .tint ground, and tlio cold wasbUtef. jlmrkor. Yet witlial there was a clear
.Minglyd with t.he terrible song ot the consciousness of tlie children's si isidv
slorni Were the groaning crack 6f a hrwtiniig, of the fiict fhit mW anil
good ship l timbers ami the wihl ont-; hunger, and W.wkiMKs, rlke mntilcrons
mesol hcrt-iwv. Wlieiitheseliadfal- ' reptiles, wero wiuking away his vei-v
len liny an awful silena-, anotuersojind lite. Then mm fuiou of Ids .
ainsc, still stdilci- in tliat dreary waste ; sage In tlkilsldp,
tSSSi 2 1 El "IL': Vneot.dek a fragile woman
Komwl a point ot rock on a phabow ! with a gentle, holy aiett and he, her
he cldls tame l ow small fluttering son, .nppmthig her. Before them, a
igurt's. How. the)- lvid escaped the ; very glorious uijet..Wttli thatdbnwse
wreck or made the rwflv tol hat ti fliv. , lv aS-.w.M- .....? WTV!F
thej- iwrfd iwnMiave tnl'd. Two were
mew babies, it Wat tfo' older of these
for the burden.' She had that now-ei-
of endiintneeilH a sudiien si rait which
(Jod gives to spmc by no mcaiis (lie
si l ongest of his ciyatin-cs. Her elilldi
l.li eyes litixIrdWly iwereil otit'hito trie
obcorit.n hi seareli of a friendly tace;
The. sound or feet clamlicriug up the
ellffi,;suri(ttng down limi ewot rs'bbles
and sometimes slipping buck, brought
the children to a stand. Win it a friend
or fi Perharrt there Wei strange
tierce animals abroad hi this freeahig
place wlajre all was stmime. or those
nameless horrors of night which cbil
TheHgnre of a lad stepjied to the
path. '1 Ih little girl advanced i "Oh.
sir! ' shccmldnot say a word more,
but broke down in sobs. When the
stranger drew near, tin- hoy's terror
too, broke out afresh: he screamed
aloud for his moMid'Y and hid his face
lu l us sister s gown.
"Mother will come sixai, said the
ladY Tlie girl looked Hp etigerlv.
"Will she. sir? And fiitlier tiwr"
"xe.s. we snail nun inom; never
tear. V by, my man, w hat is it?. Look
lip, and never crv !"
He knelt down -before the child, and
at last mounted him on Ms own shoul
ders. . ., j
"1 can carry lmby too," hefiild.
"Ob, sir, he b so heavy." !
"I Jghter for me than yon, my dear.
Now. what slulj lie do nevt. y"
The boy began to Whine again. "So
cold, sfi cold: want to go to bed."'
"And we aivlnnigrv' too, sir. '"added
the little girl hi a pititHily patient
"Well, then, we will find a bed at
onw. And I think T Imve sohie Sirp
perlrimypiWktt." Little pick-u-Uick gave tokens of a
desire U) have bis supper t'oi tliw ith.
"Xo ; hot till you are in lied. We
will And a nlc warm rdhee. Cene.
little, woman, how my jacket. Tluit
will help von."
Tla; children litBbrcd on with the
cheery guide, who was lmt a poor
wea k ly la d, a ml at last fit! t h is si rengl h
failing under the pi-essun- ot the wind
and tin children's weight, mid Vet
there was no sign of human help. Sud
denly. IIH! Ill till moonlight siwnveil a
rent in the rocky wall beside their (mill.
Within. t the' further end. he annul
a small dry place, with a pile of with
ered moss la-aped against its side. The
lad thanked God tor it, and framed
and smoothed It into a pallet, on
which he carefully laid tlie three little
WHi yon not lie down. too. sir?"
askt-d the courteous, courageous little
l'want my supper," wailed the
lv f tkukHt began to raWa
q tad took trom his pocket some'
hard biscuit soaked with sen water-
i. i.. .
iinutetms enuuxu, , ikiv mo cniHireii
were too hungry to be nlee. There
was not nWich, and be divided it till
"Will Voii ImVe some ot Ii, sir ?"
'4 ! oli iia my dear! 1 bad my sup
per long ago."
So tlie biscuit waa nil eaten, and die
little fellow stopped crying, ,-s .-ft
"Vow you must any your prayers''
The ioor little lass began dutifully
tumbling out other ujos had. -'
"You can lie still, dear 1 1 will pray
and yon shall say Ainett.'- .
"Will Ood listen when we are lying
"Yes. to-night He will."
Then kneeling heskie die In-ave child,
he uttered a reverent , petition : , "We
thank Thee, dear Lord, for having
saved us from great danger, and prav
Thee to make our JiHed wortiiv.o be
ing saved. This waAtba aimpki bnrden
of his pra.ver. fflxJIng with the oaani
poteut "Onr Katlier."
Then he sat down, lo wait until the
children slmuld fall asleep. He would
then, he l tonight.' slip away, to. flri
tla-ir iierenta und the otliet sr) Ivors,
shoiikl there be anv, and purbapa toget
the rest and rofresbnteiit m jo soinlv
iieedtnl. But the unconscious cliiklish
seiitsrauw was not yet sausued. .e,(
'Soild," walled the U)y, and a
nihooajlttleery. "Babyiohl, "ioiniHl
iu ilionH. It wasiM vain to idle the
moss around tlasm. . ;
"I want n.y Mawklet." wa the elear
demand. At htat, . the kind lad. strip
ping his Jacket, sprewl it over them
and tucked it, in. hud then toev were
aaivmea. auiwraaRaw aotii ague, ho
crept -mown baakhi hit trusty little
friend, as he soineuosw fojr, the heave
girl to De, trying to get warm, it
ting, 'tie, tiantsjttK. bafore
- Midlaak.:V0 j4 akleeit. aad
crcise, and find lieJp at la. Oca,
j friend who pleaded lit a very wakeful
Vtdee) "J 'hstse, sir, dou't goaway. 1
j lillinot get lo sleep, ami lamsofi ight-
tift Ava rIkB a ffren'm lo him. that
weird, dark hole in the hill-si,le l.t.
till' fill-Ill no II llllti.lmf ,.)....lo .1
Iwnding rife' lioritoii whldi m!ike'0us
' tSmev tbat.tie.ivi 4tia2 .ei.
l tr)koK.Ti . 5 ' . mui
'-way a moment, bv. I shall soon
be. when: the sinw never . Heel so
pisiccful tii-night : I know that all Is
JTJtsi. '"" m ,n$ '"r ftiiw.
tfclt him to wait patiently HllGnd shall
calliiiin to join me in that ha rniy place
And you, my boy, will keey the wimo
hope hi your lieart; will yon not? Birf.
pray that before yon iffe, Tie will grant
yon to have lived so that some poor
souls may bless i ou."
The vision cfiaLgeij ; a shotted ham
fflocK droiped Into the sea. and a Iwy
flung prone upon tlie deck, crying,
"Mother, mother, how mm I HUH iln
ITe did not shed one tear now.
There Was rather a smile on his (ace
as ne iniirnmmi. "Thank Hod she
went liefbre this nigh: " Hp prayed
iigmii the pnivershelmdanjoliHHl upon
mm. ami aililed Hils. thai l.u r.iiu,,.
might be comforted.
Clneol'tbeehiklreii awoke, and be
gan lo cry, -.Mother !" I le roused him -self
aga in, thougU iiunibiugtrostsceni
wl siKikliig into all his In.,,,,.. He
sootlHKl the elilld, and even tried to
lull it oil wilh a little storV. isit the
iwrd ran one into unotheri and that
effort came to nought.
80 taissed that wearv niirld. t
lengtli, when dawn Iwil taken tlie lior-
ror lioni timir sleeping pbmyhe told
the iiildreu to lie .still, for lie, would
go to rind their parents, and so left
them with a kiss.
He bhtiidored on as in a dream,
semiihig to See lb-rough a mist, with a
dim sense of sicktiess and feebleues.
When or how- he hardly knew, he
decried two haggard figuros hastetihig
towanls him through tlie snow. They
hurried taster op soelng him. and cam,
up with eager, woelul liiccs. "Our
chlldi-en-our thix-e little riilldreu
yi e seen tlwrn ? ' We think thev
weretavttl.'' ewM thrill whereto
go, lmurh.i as w rtiKke. hi ttilw
sounded tliiu and small hi his own cars.
as (fit cSme from afiir. Tluinklnir him
With deep gratitude, tliey hurried by.
He was alone aimin. As be walkt
his breath teunu nobldng. like that of
one pliingeif Into icy water. Hjoit.
voiceless pi-aVein aro.se In bis hrtn.1
"O God ( o-Jed !" "tvas till he ronld
say, and he kept repenting tliat like
the burden ofa song.
At hist, the air seemed to grow warm
and thero was a swirling hi his biain
like the eddy of mtwlcnl waters. "Why
am I walking on. when heralsa sort
ttWtc ..bed for inc.' Ho lie saidito him
self, and laughed, ierli:iis aloud. I
am so sleepy, 1 willlle down. There'
oil, how goad it fa, rest. Vofher
come and bid me good night. Mother'
how beautiful you look .' Aud Uiere Is
lamer, top; i tliougbt he was tar
way. He wrars fhe same strange,
happy look, that I seataW vwir ftTx-,
mot her ; t he look which i aliraus. fim
ehid on angels" fimps Pu yow rm
round me. Ah ! tliat I" nloe aud warm.
Why are ytm lining hip in, so hlgh
so high? (JoodBlght.
; W lieu, the. iviiiwits were returning
with tla-ir little ones, they found, their
hravo prfeservcr "lying dead on the
snmv, ifbt fnr from the spot wlicre tltov
had parted fronibJai,! ;
v ' " 1 n a-.i ii .
tisJjESrla K.-Wtid,a,r thltiw
letorsm! W-iUf thewieawv ibry
wuhoiit Ihiukijig how. mueh weaiv in
debted to tlichi. -lust think what wmi
drout things are done bv fids one Tittle
la is tlhlieglnidng of evury toua
ret It Ls always found iu wiy, u y
folind in the' centre or flu wrfi and yet
always 'rtffrts hi tvrfnnu, Jt 'fe the
lieatl of every iv-, and alw ays met hi
"W Jt exhits both in Jw, u-
ter and otc. It greets us ever uiorn
Ing.'mid tsf nfirtof itrmkfui. MiM and
pptr. "It Is the- first' lettm.rm,...
ami ttlsoof vxtkmmm.- It Is never seen
in btmnesm butalways In jicmme ; and
Vet, strange to say, it forms a part of
every kort: Yon can sec It In every
cmie, ttf unfile and )'rr, It Bdmib
led in sMT(iir.-,,a.s well asiu miido. It.
OragaJbim to jrnnifo. and nwkes all
toflntfi tb tnirtfrj. It blooms In every
M and sdrffer in everr r, ami a
funny thing is the letter It.
There In a young girl in Virginia,
.who wears bullets iu the form of a
Maltese cross, which were extracted
from the ho-hV ofhei -father and broth
er, who were killed ill the wigo of
"Boy, may I fnqulre whert Boblii-
......j .fn,..nn ! t .-tf,ll.- J. '
replied tho boy very reapeelNely.
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