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A Jaurnal tor the People. .
IWyoied to the Interests of Hmnanlty.
.-independent In l'oliliait and.Bc'lIeton.
.lAHvo'to M Wve. Issw nod ThorongUly
'likilleal hi Oopo1" ttvi Kxpo"-'ns the "Wrongs
fjomwpoudewt writ Ins over afeumed fctjnn-
tunas MM make known their naiaci jo tbe
XMor.or no attention will be glyeri to their
Alter Tmntj- "Venn.
Written tlx" litmt Plains, opprwdte my
Jfoth' jprave, mar Fort Laramie, May 31I1,
Attanrn the dead and distant yean
"Iy memory tread the sands of time,
Aud t)shti hoi a vision ream,
&&ehed by toHtudes aabllmc.
iiv . . ;. .
i"-"XoAHnwn lb mystic, dreamyspatt,
A'"rtje prairie, old atidvaM,
Their rButh-ribbed lde and hollow eye
And )4tlM' Rate and lazytread,
' 'fit under cloudO. tanning ricle
' ur waym,traekle--wastestliey led.
Inn 1 - in w rt IntHT into.
. lTodny attfrra hore, "TheStorow"
rvfAlt pantlMarairtMseVrtbO'plalnt 1
-audit timoMi Mitbtam4MaiWaandtmrm
iAs on lie thunder wlitt our train.
v Afarrlhe Itixtky Mountain rfe,
, Thptrntgnml steep adorned with anew,
' And o'er the hill tho anl'lope hie
xlnd IittH wander to and fro.
- Tbe ImfPlo gazes from afar,
;-' A1ierer in trnt serene he fed,
t. TPer man upon liiin had made war,
- 4Vm1 he was wont at will to tread
Anear tm r wagon, sure and slow.
Pnrt Ijarainle a-ri away,
JSeyend-yon IrfUk that Intervene
Ury m'eWrj ee ns on thatday
mfcUfSnKTeas bo Ura keen.
There, hi the helming hills hard by,
itSjMaaml Tin Mack," attorned by wood,
iyj-'fiwlher laid her down to die
; IhTwwe Brand, awful solitudes.
. "Tb wild coyote yet roams at will,
'Die antelope and taillaki,
, JPbe timfcl hare ami nre-lieii Mill
. In tMm raiiK", and rome and go,
While IHfltata faze In seorafu! mood.
Oom are IIhi osen, pattent brutes,
AmlUrivew, with the oath and Jest;
" (Winder days they were the fruits.
And telling well they did thrtrbeM.
iTlwJr days it pan ; and new, at oae,
"We KMde aleng nt rapW pace,
Gazing abroad while thoughts of Uibm',
TJiedays of yhrr, take present plaeo.
And I uih elf-torgetrul too;
KerlhroHgh the htne, eventful part,
Slaee Jam I fused upon the blue,
Arched detnc above thee Plains ao-voit,
I ftwt of twenty years no trace.
;,Hr pnaaefol lorm wliun we, that day,
- laid hrtoreet,nnirehcdon and wopt,
f, tHpod to talk, too dumb to pray.
. A.J. P.
by mrs. swn: wmiKr.Ei.i
Bntorad, aecordiiu; to the Act of Congress, In
thji(yarlS7t,J- Mrs. Stale IVithenjlUin the Of
fice of the librarian of Congresa nt Washington
Ihiit there was another who )jjas still
more delighted. Blanche, from the mo
ment that Norman entered, had deter
inlritd that he should be the lover of So
nora if it were possiblo for her to bring it
to pass; and she knew that she had only
to inform him that Sonora was an heir
ess to win his disinlcrcMed love for her,
and to tell Mrs. Hewitt that he was a
wealthy foreigner, with immense estates,
to make It secure on her side. So she
at' once commenced operations by intro
ducing him, and matters were progress
ing finely so far.
But how was it with Clarence, who,
with Harry, stood aloof from the rest,
watching movements? His noble, mau
ly heart was filled with love for only
one, and the machinations of the artful
Blanche failed to make any impression
upon him. He knew his love was re
ciprocated, and he trusted all else in the
hands of his God.
"While he and Harry were thus en-
gaged,iin(I Sonora and Grace were talk-1
ing to Mrs. Hewitt, Blanche had called 1
jSorman to one side, ostensibly to exam-
Inn cAmn ranuin 1 . . 1 X.. . :.. '
cti.hi, auuoiu, VUl ill ICU111V, IU J li
ft) rm him of what was in her mind. j
"Well, how do you like Miss Hewitt?" j
was her first inquiry.
"Very much! I think her a magnifi
"centareaturo, the fairest In the room
phrdon, miss, with the exception of your
Vow, no flattery, Norman!" said
she, addressing him familiarly. "But
own that she is the most beautiful! So
ura Hewitt, too! Think what a lovely
mame4 and then she is an heiress. Khe
. is" my most intimate friend, and n lovely
."Ah, an heiress, a beauty, anil your 1 does she! Proud beauty! Perhaps Nor
frieiiid! 'Pon my word, I should be , man Mcintosh is not us good and sanc-
rjbllgcd' if you would sicak a good word
for me;" and lie shrugged his shoulders
ami smiled as he continued, "But per
haps her heart is already in some more
favored fellow's keeping."
"That Is it exactly," replied Blanche.
'You seo that young gentleman staud-
ing by the window," as she cast her 1 character of Norman Burke, the noto
eyes in that direction. "That is her rious pickiwckct!" and he gritted his
brother a fine fellow! Besido liim,
-with his hand upon tho back of a chair,
isiMr. Clarence Pierpont, her adorable.
'She took it into her head to fall desper
ately in love witli him while waiting
upon him during a severe illness, and
all her mother can do or say caunot ier
suade her to give him up. He is a stu
dent at Yale, witli no other prospect be
fore him than the ministry, which does
not suit Mrs. Hewitt, who wishes her
daughter to form a more brilliant alli
ance. Mr. Pierpont Is a noble fellow!
rnlin ,i(lii- ninlil 1 . 1 -
..v. W..V... ...b..v oan-u me iroui a wa
.teryrgravc," and she related tbe circum
stance. "Still," slip added, in conclu
sion,. "41 l were in Sonora's place. I
would obey my mother, aud give him Clarence had determined upon seek-nP-,v-
', inir an interview with Mrs. Hewitt as
"Perhaps she may think dlfTerently
, after a vhilc Ton my word, I think I
ahull endeavor to win her myself. Will
you assist me, iuiss ASiaiicne, by speak
ing In my favor occasionally?"
MsMl M S 'Jm Sk-i a U a. A AtotMsr i
gave her another of those appealing
looks. - j
"With all my heart,7? j(j6in'l fihe,
for I am half in love with the poor stu
"Ah, .so, kI "Weill success to you, my
f:iir lady. We will speak upon this sub
ject again," whispered lie, as Clarence
came forw ard with Sonora.
"3IissLcvere,wIIl you and Sonora now
favor us with that duet? I am longing
to hear it."
"With pleasure, Mr. Pierpont." Then,
turning to her friend, she said, so that 1
Mr. Mcintosh could hear her, "and
then, Sonora, you must favor us with
ona. of yQur, lovely 6f ngs alone," and
whispering, she added. "Jlemember I'm
just eighteen to-day, and my commands
yon must obey."
Sonora blushed slightly, as they took
their seats at the piano and mingled
their voices together in a powerful and
maguiflceut song, from the opera of
Givvanni. As the last words echoed
through the rooms, n general applause
resounded from all, both old and young.
"Well done, girls. That was capital!"
said the Colonel, clapping a hand upon
the shoulder of each. "You deserve
"Magnificently executed!" responded
from beneath the black mustache of
Norman. "Your daughter is indeed
master of the pianoforte. Pray, may I
inquire how long she has taken
"Jiver since she was old enough to
linger tho instrument the same as
Ulanche, and is therefore no more tie-
serving of praise than she," answered
Harry, who stood by.
A look from his mother silenced him j
from further remarks, and giving her a
roguish smile, which, however, was not
returned, he walked away aud joined a
group of young ladies sitting upon the
"Come, I must have a song from my
pet to-night," said grandpa Marsh, tap
ping Sonora upon
your guitar. Y
said he, as she
always docs my
you sing. It reminds me of the days of
auld lang syne," and the old gentleman
gave his wife a look of aflection which
the lapse of years had not obliterated.
All present joined with him, atrd
nothing but a song would sat ify them.
So, seating herself upon a low stool, she
sane tho old-fashioned "Comintr throuirh 1
the rye," witli as much feeling as Burns (
had when writing it.
"O, that was splendid!" exclaimed
the young people in a breath, and
grandpa Marsh and the Colonel laughed
till their sides ached.
Mrs. Hewitt was all attention, listen
ing to the lavish praises of the arislo-
cratfc Norman Mcintosh, who thought
the head. "Here is Lord, stiji I-aui but human .nature, and, cqms my welfare V" at the turn events had taken. ' nleadcd in 1 voice whielt l'niL'ht have!
ou must not say no," could not help but pine for you, my own i "Certainly, sir," replietl she,. laying "But T never was more in earnest in ,,v'ii,wl fIlo ,,., f ..,.,.,1,!,,,; i,i .-.,.!
was about to speak. "It 1 love." aside her:basketJ.while a very ludiguant my life, I assure you, niy trien'd. Yotrj ,t..t ,110tiler nn.. T ur!t w"i't!tn
old heart good to hear i Sonora laid her hcad-upon his bosom, look already, settled itself hjioii lier fine Jscc the truth of it is tills" and lie wenkfoncc ,noru ijcfore lleloavos, 'fhv-T nnf f
to win the mother's good graces half) you forever, my own dear Clarence."
the battle. (Then, rising, she added, "I will wait
"Where is Gracie?" said grandma, 1
looking around and perceiving her sit-
ting upon the sofa, laughing at some re
marks one of the gentlemen had made.
"Come, Gracie, darling, you must not
think to hide yourself."
"Oh, a song from Gracie! a song from
Gracie!" re-echoed from several voices.
Harry led Grace forward from tho
but she begged to bo excused
from singing. Seating herself, she
played several brilliant pieces, much to
the gratification and admiration of all
present. Then, modestly rising, her
place was supplied by one or two others
in succession, till at last the music stnk-
ing up a march, supper was announced,
Two or three quadrilles having been
danced after supper, Norman politely
requested the pleasure of Honora's hand
in the "vaisovleune."
"Thank you," she replied, "but I
never waltz with any one except my
father or brother, and must beg to be
excused. I have no objection to the
But the last had been danced, and
Norniau had not the pleasii re of danci ng
with the belle of tho evening.
Norman's proud lip curled as he said
within himself, "She scorns me already,
iineu as inrcnce rieriont:" and helpoor, contemptible fellow!. He shall:
sneered as he walked towards Blanche,
to bid her good evening and arrange a
meeting to form plans for future opera -
tions. "Perhaps," continued he, men
tally, "she would look more favorably
upon me, had I sued for her love iu the
teeth and laughed a demonical laugh to
himself. "I will bring her pride low
yes, that I will ; aud I have a powerful
ally in the young lady before me," aud
wishing Blanche good evening, turned
upon his heel as she followed liim to the
Harry had just finished playing a
duet witli Clarence when their carriage
was announced. The Colonel, his wifo
and daughter, bidding their friends good
evening, immediately retired, while
Harrv and ills friend remained, the for -
mcr to arrange preliminaries for a pic -
uie before Grade's return home.
1 soon as tho party was over. He would
have done so the same day on which hc
declared himself to Sonora, but, fearing
! any unpleasant feelings might prevent
Sonera's anticipated pleasure, had tie -
ferred It till the day after. We tlnd him
on this morning Iu tho garden, with his
tieat pocket Bible tightly gnuiped within
his hand and his eyes cast down, seem
ing to be thinking. He had arisen ear
lier than usual and gono out, partly or
a walk aud partly to indulge iu thought,
and so busily was ho engaged with tho ;
latter, that he heeded not the well
known footsteps till Sonora' merry
voice beside him made him start.
"What! Miss Hewitt Sonora, I
would say are you up so early after last
ix wa9 y0 ciareuee.
the lovely morning air to dozlnc Mi A
I have been up a long' time,' and' f:if
just returning'from Ih'e summer 'house
by an opposite' path -when I1 .aw"y6u,
and thought I wdiild join you."' '
"I am very glad indeed, dear Sonora,"
said Clarence. "Let us return there
again, as I have something to say
you," and taking her hand, put it within
his arm, as they proceeded down the !
As they seated themselves Clarence
said, "Sonora, I am going back to col
"What! So soon! .Why, I. thought
you had made up yourj miudto.fipoiid
the summer with Harry.";-
"Xo. Harry will remain at home till
the fall term, biit'arfontTe; I think it
best that I should tro. As soon as I have
! the opportunity to-day, I will see your ,
mother and ask her consent." tionora 1
blushed as he coutiuueil, "I fear wo
shall meet with opposition on her part,
(Your father 1 think will have 110 objec-1
I tions. Long have I prayed, dear Sonora,
for grace to sustain me iu that trying
moment, should she blast all my future, I
happiness in this world by refusing me
tbe boon I .crave," and putting his arms
around her, drew her to him as ho ex-
claimed, "Yes, my beautiful one, you 1
arc uiy all, all 1 ask on earth! 1-or, i
and the two wept in silence.
At length j
"Sonora, should your mother not be
willing that I should address, you, would
you wait yet a few years till I attain
i wealth and return to claim. your hand ?
Is your lovo for me so decptis this? Can
1 Ro out into tho world witli tho knowl-
edgo that thero is' one heart that beats
for me alone an eye that willsparkle
at my return ? Answer me truly, and I
shall be happy."
Sonora, raising her lovely ej'es, suf
fused with tears, dropped upon her
knees, and clasping her hands, ex
claimed, "fco true as there is a uou ,
above, so true will I prove in heart to
years; but my mother" and shot
Mopped as Clarence proceeded-.
"But you would not wed without her,
consent. Neither would I ask you to.
But fear not, my beloved. Had I wealth j
perhaps she would not now frown upon ,
"No," replied Sonora. "My mother's
commands have ever been my pleasure j
though I profess to be a servant of the j you upon a subject, which deeply con-' nest," said Harry, very much surprised jicrscif IK)I, jlcr iUCC!i before1 her she '
to obey, aud should she even see fit tojitt, tho pain which a denial would give
mar my joy oflife, will I obey still, and
pray that God may teach me submission
willingly. But my lieart is yours, now
and forever," and
placing her haniU
within his, repeated her former words,
"Yours and no other's, for my lieart is
at my own disposal, though my hand , "Howvdaro you, Clarence Pierpont,
may not be." win tho love of my daughter by your
"It is enougli,'"' said Clarence, rising. artful devices? And then have the face
"I am satisfied. Let us return to tho j to tisk,hcr hand in marriage? No, never
house. I will seo you after I have had (ahall, you wed her. Sooner would I see
an interview with your parents," and , her buried from my sight than to be
walking through Jhe,, beautiful -shrub-iconic the bride of a poor man. She is
bery, he picked a delicate blush rose yet a.school girl, aud knows not what
and placed it among her curls. .j she is about. AViieu the tiiuo arrives I
The Colonel, who Blooded, the. window,,twilL. see. that she makes a suitable
of his dressing room, saw the graceful eholec-i.and, besides, we have already a
act, aud turning to his wife, told hor of genthijuan in view who adores her, and
it, adding iu conclusion: ,
"Do you kuow, Alice, I believe they,
uirii tii'iiin for fjiitli of liprl
"Oh. what nonsense. Mr. Hawitt!
1 You seem nerfectlv infatuated with that
1 1 . it..i
j never have Sonora, eveu if. he should
ask for her, for I believe Norman Mclu-
'. tosh was made for her.".
"Hal ha! iia I" laughed the Colonel, j.more , pride than to. favor them, but he her, and, should I do" so, perhiljft It
"What! that silly coxeomb! Well, J is, but a youth, and will learn wisdom iu j would not be ' Xr Ihe lie.-l." SaVing
shall bo sorry enough if. Sonora ever , a fow,years. I .-hall lake good care to 1 this, Clarence arose anil advanced to
lakes it into her head to fall in love keep 'inv daughter out of your way , wanl the door.
wiiii a man who has nothing but an
aristocratic name and n 'lovely mils -
t . 7 tw'" """' inni. Norman 1 Mr. Pieriwut? You can never aspire to
Mcintosh!" aud hc laui?lii,l Lriu1,,.'.',..' i t.ii it..:n.
. o ..vitiuii
1 v-ni. wniil.1 at oncn poilsIiW l.o. " ...
o..it ni.i,.',,i i.o ,..?,.:
7,n.. skid Alr Tinwiil
1 "Not at all, my dear Alice. I thought,
tyou understood mo better than that.
Should I, be so!fortunateiasuto obtain
Mr. Pierpont .for,ajSon-iu:Uw,.Lpuld
send Sonora, as I uowjjitcnd, qnoyear.
longer to school,, at wbich4timo(Ehewill
o-ro.lnnlA nn.l llin .-tl.. nln.,.. l.-v.
. ...v-, ... a
stow her hand upon tbe.man of lier
cliAteA nnH wlinni T L-nnn. will !m-n fin.l
choice, and. whom I know will love aud
protect her witli as much care as her
"ou are euoueli to lirnvnt-o n.
. .....i. At," Tr ... ' L.r, u"uoor. rt - .m
,.-.,iiu your poor! As she washout to, open it, C
notions, n suviiusn ciareuee, as you 1 spoke-
:.t.or '"Wiilou notigiveyoureonsent,
a , v -lKUla 1 Vl.lt
"TT... .r rnr 'T"""" - . !mmmmmm !.'.;.J! ! i I I '
OKEGfOlVl.tiritrDA.Y, JU2VE 1-1, leirs.
"Well, T shall iihver give my consent.
"Well, my "dear woman," said the
Colonel, ay tiie breakfast hell sounded,
"wait until ho -asks, for perhaps he
thinks nothing of her; hut I know"
"You don't know anything about it,"
IntcfVirpted Mr. Hewitt, highly in
censed afthe idea-of her husband liking
Clarence; "but I know he does, for So
nora'lSld mo so," and opening the door,
remarked, ilt would not make myself, if
I were you, appear in haste to marry
my daughter oil, by speaking to him
mpou tho subject, until ho saya some
thing to you." Which I will take good
cilrotoiprevent, said-she, mentally.
' "Never fear.'ilear Alice. T hope my
Utile" pet' may never wish' to leave her
father's rooT;' and depend upon it, I
Hiall 'make' no ellbrt toliave her do so,"
and following "her-down stairs, they
were neon joineU by the rest of the fam
Harry noticed traces of tears upon his
sliter's fnce, but guessed too well their
caue to make any comments upon
Thc'hieal-was -rath'cra silent one, fccl
ings"ofiaiigcr:p'aHlominating in the
breas'f of 'o'nei and liqpeS 'anil fears in
fomS'oT tilcArtluIrs-. " '
At length, upon rising from the table,
the Colonel reijugsting the presence of
his soii. in' the library to arrange some
"usines.iinuiers, .urs. uewiti, Clarence
1 ' IT ...
anu V11.0"'. ru" to lllc parlor. Miort-
li" :,tT Jhf JaUer,excUMiig herself, has-
tuned tof lmr room, leaving her mother
a,M t-Iarence alone.
Mr. Hewitt apijeared busily engaged
with the contiiiits of her delieate little
work basket,, while Clarence, who sat
oppositc,.ncar tho table, examining an
album, hud it down as the door closed,
"Mrs. Hewitt, we arc alone now. May
- naveaiew moments conversation wmi
features. "Proceed, sir, if you please."
"It is a delicate subject which I am
abput toj broach, Mrs. Hewitt, and one
which. not only, concerns me, but also
"My daughter!" exclaimed she, feign
Y03, madam. I love your daughter,
and she reciprocates my love. I would
ask your consent to a union between u,
should all things prove favorable, at the
end of two years. You already are, no
doubt, aware of .my future prospects. I
need not, therefore, repeat them. Not
only my entire happiness
madam, 111 your acquteseen
the future, happiuess of your daughter.
( I noL only then plead for myself,
(but alio for. her who is so dear to my
heart.. I am poor, it is true, at present,
1 but I have youth and health before me
ond a determination, with tho help of
God, to win for myself not only fame,
but also a position which I shall one
day be proud to call my own. Do you
ofl'er any objections, madam, or may 1
be so happy as to hope? I am willing
to waityears; but spare me, Mrs. Hew-
nio," and lie was.FiIent, looking toward
her foun answer.
I'or a moment .Mrs. Hewitt stirred
not but her couutbuauce betrayed the
t lanl she arose as
who has birth and wealth to lay at her
feet. Therefore, Mr. Pierpont. it will
, 1m iiiloo; for vim In t-ir iimrn mwiti flilc
isuliiett:..and. moreover. I forbid von
f v - - i -
' i- i-..i .
1 from anv.further iiitercoiirsc with Miss
Hewitt.., .Her father is already dis-
plusisod y.ithfyourcloseattentions toher,
and ouly'fur me, would have long since
ispokou.to vou. Harry I believe lias no
, while you remain a guest beneath her
, father's. .roof. Do you understand me,
lliu Jlllliu Ul ti.iiiiliui,; illllt iflllL . I ui.'vv .iimoii w inv .ii.iiiv, 11 1I1U11 Is IO
;. ' ,i,.,ui ,,.r. ii,!i.,i.i-.,ioM.,i.i-i"i'iiiii,t.i,- i.i .
1 JiauizlllJ '1UJVT ' "i-i-i luiirtitu ( v
i I tl.nl rF Una-W Oil
Uare yo. further lusult ine beucath
M - "1''0"" ""turning and giving him
o-J uva. ,
Hayc. I not already told, you his
opinion, upon tin. -ubin't? As n pom-
paplon to,Uarryhe has no obiections.
i'or Ii either, but .fill vtliinrr furtlirtr icini ilili
1 . - -" -t -1 T-.
Z AC-lvrr.m meet wltlia secoud re-
msai, audielosjbigthe.dppr behind her,
llWitil moro. fnr Jl.o ,. , i ;ll .. ,
, '--vh Hwu i,,.:i(n,B-
1rVl,iwsU.n(Hl tocher daughter's
, As. soon ,a. ,ho was gone, CI
t- i . . .
dropped lil head upon bis hands, and
live minutes, w
nor stirred for at least
hen he uttered a groan
so deep that it seemed from the depths
of the grave.
"All gone! My hopes are all blasted!
Alas! alas! Hut Sonora poor girl!
Those were bitter words 'how dare I
win her love by artful devices! God
alone knows twas honorable and sought
not to win the love I wriuld gladly pos
sess. But Tlvee, O my Father! Thee do
I thank for giving me grace enough to
bear it all in silence without retaliating.
Spare this vain, frail woman, that she
may see the error of her -ways, and
grant that she whom T love so may bo
spared the misery of an ill-assorted
marriage! Give 1110 strength to beac
my disappoinl'nifnas -becomes a child,
of Thine." Baisiug'hi; head he contiu
tinuetl: "I must leave thl3 house at
once. But I must sec Sonora oueei
more, to speak the last farewell and bid
her hope. Surely Mrs. Hewitt can have
no objection to this." He remained
quiet and so abstracted by his own
sad thoughts and foelings thai he knew
not that the door had opened until
Harry, the confidential friend of his
youth, stood beside him.
"Why, Clarence, you seem to be in
rather dull spirits this morning. What
is the matter? Has that sister of mine
becii coquetting with you' and making
believe slie is lit love willrlliat 'aristo
cratic' would-be-somebody, eli?" and
he strutted iu imitation of Norman Mc
intosh. "Come, what do you say to a . fishing
excursion to-duy?" said H:irry, light
ing a cigar.
'Nothing woilld pltaise me be.tler
than to spend a day ih' fharh'ealthy
amusement," replied Clarence', ''Blit I
shall be obliged tbf refuse myself that
pleasure, as I Inteiid to return to Yiilc
"What! "Why, 1 thought T was sure
of you for the next two month". Wltat
lias happened to cause you to change
your mind. You surely arc not in car-
on to state an regarding sonora, notit.,.,-, ,,, v..ii
omitting the conference between Mrs.
Hewitt and himself, aud its results'.
Harry bit hW lip as he listened to the
1 as ne jisiciif.il ui me
rwlini . nn.l 11 i-nniHLtiio-iiU lininl rifli
la force which made the table ring, ex
I claimed, "Too bad! Clarence, too bad!
! But T will return witli you; yes, that I
wili. A shame! Yes; I am ashamed to
think that my mother possesses a mind
so weak as to be overruled by gold in
preference to tile intrinsic worth1 of a
true and noble heart. And my much
loved, gentle sister! Clarence, I could
rests dear1 " "er " greater Happiness man ner
u but also'""'01" ,vun you- Believe me, if 1 cau
i i .1 i. . . , . ,
prevent it, she shall never "marry that
detestable pupby! I know she abhors
him! Something tells me ho is not
what lie seems, and I will Shoot him
before I will submit to see my sister the
wife of such a silly fool! I blush to
think my mother would countenance
such a fellow!" and he paced the iloori
In his excitement.
"Hush, Harry, do not give way to
any angry feelings on my acoount. I
have put my case in the hands of my
God, knowing that He, the Judge of
All, will make all tilings work together
for good to those who love Him. I am
not ashamed to own to you, my dearest
friend, that your sister is dearer to me
than life, and that I would willingly
lay down that life, which is now bereft
of even hope, coullfr but know that she
was happy. But, alas! I fear sho will
sutler also. Twill go, and perhaps she
will more easily become reconciled to
her mother's wi-hes and, Harry, 1
eould not bear to rcmaili longer beneath
a roof under which lives one who
scorns me, for this, I feel, your mother
does; and had she not' been my elder,
and a woman, though I am a minister
of God, I would not have taken her
bitter taunts without resenting them.
j But blessed be His Holy Name who
gave me grace enough to force back the
nnirrv wonls when tliev roo In lnV lilts
I will be readv to start by the three
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1 11.11c uui. i"vt';"""
tions to make
t ,wiu ien a rew Jiues to
Sonora aud cntrtt-t the'iii
Will you deliver them? fbi
iu to your care.
for f sutmosG if
! will be useless for me to attempt "sceinir
Harry, laying his hand tMKJil his arm, 1
said: "Ciareuee, I cannot fro Willi you
to-day, as I have promised to Antit on
r- xrii-rl. of .Ail...t.j ,..i.fii 1.
r. . . i ... .
I i.mv i ivv I".-., iiiuiirii. Milk 1 u tl lllil
tieiciui upon seeing me uie loiiowing
day. I have a desire to sec how the
'aristocratic Norman will fi-rure in the
fural'Uistricts. '"K'lJcp lip a good heart:
l.A. I ..III tlfy T m ....A 1 F
'J ""J " " ' V iiseii
in possession of the love of sfi dear a
I brother. Norman Mchitbsh my 'sweet
' ij i...,.i,.;.i t iiri... :
aisivi iii.su.iiiiii 11 ii it. iiiiiieo itv
, mad To think of in"TOspi)il that 'lovo
of a iiitistaelif-iiS'-mdtl e'r calls it, in
i less time than I'm talking of him."
C'lareneo merely, smiieil at Ham''sJ
1 I . . ,1
enthusiasm, forjie felt too down-hearted
to attempt a reply; exjojuling his
hand and giving that oG (Uis ,lrieu a
lienrtv shake., he left-'.lhe-rooiu. .
a firpyiiiiiniiiJiuir himself to that
Father who knowcth the secrets of all,
tin wtntn .1 lontr letter to Sonora, tell
ing her to obey her mother in all things,
and, if possible; Wrgtf him; but if
Hot, to hopraml pray that alt might
turn out well iif tb'e foil; and, above all,
to put her tru in God, to whom she
had pledged herself in her youth. But
as for him, lie should ever remain the
same, adding that he would occasionally
write to' her as a. friend If it were agree
able, and, in order that the1 letters
might not be Intercepted, would direct
them to her friend Blanche, and request
ing her, If she consented to tills arrange
ment, and still entertained the same re
gard for him, to answerhis letter. Seal
ins this, and hastily packing his cloth
ed, he summoned a carriage .and. bade
farewell to the house in which he had
experienced' the happiest- moments' of
his life, and in which the bright hopes
of hisyoutigJicart had beenmthlessiy
crushed. . --..!
" ' o
Mrs. Hewitt, upon entering her
daughter's room, found her sitting by
the table, witli her Bible open liefore
her. She appeared, to have been ween-
iug, bub seeing her mother, gave' her a
suiilo so touching that for a moment
her 'mother's heart relented. But at
length, summoning all her pride.to her
aid, sho hiformcd Sonora of her inter
view1 with Clarence, and upbraided her
in cruel terms,, foe i 'countenancing the
"love of a poor fcohool-boy, a canting
hypocrite, who only loved her for-her
money," ahd concluded by command-
Iter to remain in her room unlit after his
departure, telling Iter that had it not
been for her intercession her father
wnuld'have-turucddfnifotil.-of doors, so
incensed was he at Clarence's audacity,
thus giving Sonora to understand that
she need expect no sympathy from him.
Mrs. Hewitt's object iu this was, un
anything to her father upon the subject
Sonera's tears llowetl faster than her
motlicr's words, but she siiokc not tin-
jraut me this,
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Mrs. Hewitt, who had nerved herself
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1 il line iiifill.ni. Itnttin.! l,m.. I
I 1-1 n llntinhfor Willi n fmn-n an ,lni-l- n.i,lTl l - l: ...... r ,
- - - d - - . v c-v u.i.ix tii
cold that, if the pi" K'rl could have
seen if, she would have ceased to hope.
t - r Yr' !.i i .1. i
;vs .Mrs. jiewiii-opcncu uie uoorsue ex-
riaiuieii, wiiii uiiier empnasis: -.ever,
onora Hewitt, never! You have seen one week." -
him for the la.-t time unless voit do so1 1 ",i"k cv.en, the llnest flannel- too
in , , , , . I rough for a babe's tender skin; somv
without my knowledge and consent," iast baby wore next his skin a iong
and closing the door behind her and sleeved, high-necked shirt, made or'fino
ln.l.l..n 1 1 . .. I i.n T ! 1 . 1- .. i 1 Yl 1 11 Cfl,tl- Tllft c!AAfM9 mnlln Tnt....
leaving poor Sonora a prisoner iu her's,ylc Iiro . m "c" ;aslar Pt-on than
, , , ., l, , , when cut in tho other style. Next this
own father's and motlicr's house, andjsllirt Is ono ma(le of ati.wooI flannel,
all for gold! Oh, money! thou art in- . witli flat pearl buttons set on at rebular
deed "the root of evil."
A LEGAL MABEIAGE.
I will offer a can, in point to Mm!
the consequences of a legal marriage,
iill done up in Monroe count v, Virginia, '
according to rule. Two gentlemen ,
i . i i
Byrne and Alexander-ownM im-,
mense estates there, and, in fact ruled (
the eountv. Mr. Alexander had an .
only daughter, beautiful, refined and
, ,, ., . ,r , ,, I
and highly cultured; .He had tvo sons. ,
Mr. Byriie-had-ftn-only-soii, Andrew, j
who from.hi3 earIyla"j7Cshovl strong;
signs of wickedness. His father was so ' ?ollltl llc V iruprovement. uittie'stoek
, , . ., - , . 'nigs of fine Saxony yarn, to reach! the
much engrossed in riches and their , j., wlth ljttle feifo5s of merino or ool
liarassing cares that he paid little atten-, ored flannel, Iiueil witli Canton flannel
tion to his son's surroundings and gen- , and fastened with three buttons, are re-
ndrew Byrne and
Alexauder received their etluca -
tion at the same Academy. She had
good opportunity to observe the man-
nets anil morals of young Byrne. He
wasyerj profaneand. gross in his mnn -
ncrs,; and she detested liiin. There was
a yoiiiig man in tiiat school James
Slianklin-whoso parents were in mod-
.. , 1 . , ,
urate circumstances, vet free from want.
They were well respected, but yet in!
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--?'?"-o .i . .iiiv t
1 "anusome exterior, no wonder tliat Miss
- . .. .
Mar" highly esteemed him
friendship was sincere 'Ami pure, itudSO"'t"catar ""ftpSVno evTil Hk
from such frieiiihlilp the roft.Uo anient "
love is' Short. - At the ivm of seventeen! timn with hcad-aclie, baek-ache and
Miss Mary became the affianced of
Jtimcs Shanklin. Her parents became
aware of this and broiuilit her
. . . a
from school, and locked her up
strong upper chambcrof their fine brick
mansion "in the county town. They
then acquaintcdjier with the fact tlmf
an agreement fiad been made between
litem and tiic-parents of Andrew Byrne
some years before that sho should be
. . i.:i. tmnlil hold tiieir
como ins wue, .
...(,.it,nr in ronnection. She Iiki
L-StniV.TlWe.V"" i 1
not -tho control ol ucrsm "
fherefore must submit to their: win.
...i r.irilierniore. she whs made ac -
o....i!ied with thfe fact that she was to I a treasure, aiMMheQCCLiid a regular vi
1,ih locked up until her marriage t rago he rausetl tT.e monument to be
day, and that if her lover siioum ai-tenipt-to-ateal-her-nwnydeath
Ids portion" M i J
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Tiius matters were. Aimren; jyrnc
liut'he never intimated Il'tat lic'loved
' - -r.. r .'l.S VJfJ'' .'ii. L
ner. i "'" wiui oasc
women had rendered him callous and
hardened in heart, aud he was Incapa-
hie of truly loviug a pure and noble
"o :i-miftiil (6 visit lier in Vier room "1
ana oftcittaiVeti! tol otiiteh future!
vonTrfi and splendid esfablLshnienf-T
ornlVCor. Third mid WnjihlnxtonSIt
TEHM-J, IX' Am.O.l!E ll'm-
11 1 IlIM,
woman. Poor Mary wept, and'bc&lught
him to relinquish her and marry-some
other woman. She told him thaher
heart was another's, and that their
wedded life, it thus commenced, would
bo to tliem utter miserj'i though thoy
might have a million of money. But
ho told her that hfs and her parents had
made up tho match years before,, that
there should bo tio flinching- on his
part, and that she had hotter consent at
once to their marriage, ami thereby
come out of her prison.
Tho heart of poor Mary and that1 oi
lier lover were wrung with decp an
guish. They could not-p5luIy fos.teHl
be with each other, and ,all possible
chances of writing letters woro guarded
or cut oft". ' ' i' . '.
-Three mdnths rolled by, aiftl ''hope,
"the anchor ot the soul," 'gu'vo witty.
Her parents and young Byrne'iarid'his
parents were inexorable. JameS'Shank
lin, with almost broken heart, leftJlfor
Illinot--. Poor Mary's health begaii'to
give way under her coiiiinementytftul
jt length she agreed to the lnarriie.
A noted clergyman was-senl fdrnfrom
the next eountv: with STlW'marrfiigS'fco,
and many were the guests iiiviletlto
that princely wedding. When-Mary
came out of her room in bridal: 'attire
she was pale as a corpse,-, and 'deep
seated anguish was depicted in her-fate.
I At tho close.' of tho marriage senvice,
(which, under the garb of religion,,lastel
a half hour, she fainted aud fall OitttJie
carpet, sjhe was in law, HOMtMre.
; Byrne. t?hu kept hor 1ml for 3ixiwo"eks
I and never -smiled' again. Her libertine
husband Uok full Jiccnse in? siting
his .former paramours and, carousing
and 'drinking, no left her to thacaro
f.V JnvAtnlw n'ml Minf eoliln'm ' aatfni-
.11,1111; .ciiu: ui iwi-ivu uiuiuiir siiu im-
came flic another of a son an heir to
imnien.-e wealtlu "In six months nioro
: ehe passed over the river.
liif? (hi tens legal marrittijc.'
Infant's ."Wardrobe. .
Mrs. T. W. S. gives us her method of
cutting aud mailing- an infant's ward
robe, which is certainly a verygoQd mie.
Why should babies be banda'getl up
tightly any more than young calves,' or
pics or colts? The Chineseeschew-bdn-
uages aiiogemer, ana uiey are a popular
dages altogether, and they are a popular
i ; i i sti , . . ..
,.ianu ancjotit neonle. Cblneso linbins
i iiiiiiifi iil tmriier iiiti? 111:111 onrsiiin. niifi
it is claimetl that the freedom Of their
muscles from compression is the eansi
jof their greater strength. Mrs. S. says:
..j flm, j lImleCessary
ary to keep .the, old-
lasiiioneil band on
aii infant more tun
The sleeves made Itaglan
nifirl lillMmm CM- nn ol rairii
5,if ni--tla iimlinrl tlin lintlnii nf lli'n
.......'..-' - .v. ......ui. ... mi; ii.ii:.u
i to fasten the skirt of flannel, cut gored,
i and having a hem with button-holes to
correspond with tho buttons on' tho
waists; iu Winterlusetwollanncrwaists
and skirts. Tf ono desires, a fine'nl uslin
t skirt may be added, cut and fastened in
necked, long-sleeved, gored, andhen
made of fine and pretty material,--aro
v,c.r attroel ive, A wardrobe made i it
this way needs no alteration until the
ch!M ,IC hl9 to walk, t.s the backs' arc all
fastened witli button-holes antlatrinK
in the neck. The suit looks -erynicoly,
!.IS " ,,over pushes up on the child, and
is always room' enougli, wlilch-nannot
be said of bands fastened with pins I
have leaned my patterns to a great
many persons, and every duo SayS'tHero
'P . " ,u l."eat: s"''ef. "
t KM t limit lllll(lnrillf T tl nilniilnt frtii -ila
! t 1 T i'- 1 it . t . i .
,lni,(,r .iinii knittr..! ..- tii TOi.
( string. No mother need fear her little
one's back will grow weak without? tight
' Z l-' nn? thrmn ?f muol'?t
fenng to tnc poor little tlnngsf-riv 1.
I Overworked "WiVrs. The lian'fet-
i il'S sfcasoa 53 9fP aflmmiiwhen
I the farmer will require a gang of, men
.t n... i.i . n. 0...1 ti,n
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work of the hoiiwifo will be doubled
mill otuKlrmilmt tti nntiwvTifnrt(. Piirm-
ers are notalwayg sutllcicntly careiui oj
. i. 41. i,ii-eicnn. nrMi
' Liiuil iituiiii; iiiin -
i lli.-ie wiviwiliiriiii. fllirf IlllV-.Stl
ilihi nftl iirnt-l.la tliem with ''Stllliciellt
i help. Up in the nioruiug at fopnatid
i souieUniea heart-aohc forio ja"0'""
t:'sii r.ri,or lnhnnd. she' seeKs1 for
I e sweet balm of refresliin sleeilii.l
finds it not,-is it any wonder tlmb her
eflbrts to bear up mimi uuiuww
should bo apportioned to five or s,ix, so
nianv farmer's wives break rtqwn in
health, and drop into untimely graves?
Fanners should look to this, aud'p'royido
their wives with sufficient Iiolp during
the coming harvest. The extra expense
will be much less than would a respect
able funeral, or a doctor's bllliS". J.
A man who had lost Iwowivns.wKhed
ou(J monument to be ereeteri'their
, mcmbrV; butratlnrflrsfdne had been
iiinetHi ul inc nrst w ne -s gnivo,jiini m
: i. ; .. 1 1 l .
Then carved'" unfleilneathV''pbint
iiig td the-Second 'wife's'grave witlilthis
line: ;; . . .. -:; - . I. vf'i
., " Can'i, yny that pf dip nexne. f.;.
. A Detroit man lias justWjSl his
mAna lilrf.L -li tiTArfra o ' l!rfllnf rCtlf anil
: " "'",'. -,'.-: "..,.::riiu oi.f
then he expects to haw a plan- that will
T ! nTjni; ;uf "ii-.t
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