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po'nt, voice and all.
Bel, where’s the pause, only broken by the subdued gig-
The Last Deal
Kissing Sister Green.
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gle of every
girl in the room.
wig 1 left here at the last term l1'
H« wai a senior, grave and staid;
“Willie, you’re an angel!’’ cried
AV hat di<l it mean ? His very words
She was a guileless Vassar maid,
‘T never dealt again 1”
A representative of the American a
Brown wee her eyes, and passing fair
Daisy. “Do’ you really think you can to Jennie the night befoie !
nights ago had the satisfaction of
I nhuc U every Friday,
Mr. Fernleigh listened in blank
carry it out ! ’
Now thus spoke he in accents low,
Designing chaff to pass her.
— by —
W hat could it mean ? few recognize in the elegant, easy-going viewing from a convenient spot the pro
“Rather. Let’s begin operations at amazement.
ceedings of a meeting of the stewards of
By St. Patrick, isn’t that he Had the girls been fooling him ?
“Ya-s»’ pretty place, but awful slow;
man who now commands the respect of a colored church in South Baltimore.
So little going on, you know;
“ Young ladies,” drawing himself up his fellow citizens, the once cool-headed,
coming in at the gate?”
An<l girls, of course, can never row
Up there, j’ou know, at Vassar.”
stiffly, “ 1 am happy to see you are en imperturable gambler, who, in his day, Though not carried on in a strictly par
Tiny flew to the window.
OFFICE—On Miin Street, (in secund »lory of McCall
A blush suffused her neck so white,
“It is indeed ! Willie, why aren’t joying a rather unintellight joke. If figured prominently along the Pacific liamental v style, it neveithcle8s demon
To gaze whereon an anchorite
strated the ability of a colored divine to
NEW FIRM !
a Baum'» new building )
you dresied now, so that you could be Miss Vaughan is not in I will make my coast, and was almost universally recog
His very soul would barter.
run a meeting on “his own hook.” The
“Why, how you talk! It may be slow;
gin your siege at once?”
Of all deMriptions dona on short notice. Leral blank»,
minister presided, and the meeting was
But please don’t say we never row—
“Bel, go down at once and entertain
“Oh, you want Jennie?” psked Bel. West.
Circular*. Busino»» Card», Billheads, Letturhaad», Fo»-
We have at Vassar—don't you know?—
opened with the hymn, “Oh, for a thou
tara, ate., gotten up in good »tyle at living price».
Each morning a re-garter!'
the gentleman until your cousin from Here, Will ?” and in tumbled Will, this
“ As for the game’s morality, that’s sand tongues to sing,” after which the
NEW PRICES!!! The senior fled with a wild, weird shriek,
Devonshire come3 down,” commanded time in his true character.
neither here nor there When dealt up minister delivered an effective prayer,
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As the blush died out on the maiden's cheek
Trowing himself into the startled gen on the square it is much like any other
Will, “and mind you encourage him to
But she still smiled on, while passing fair
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in which occurred this remarkable pas
The sunlight played on her golden hair.
make all the love he can ; and you two tleman’s arms, he murmured—
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game. It is not to be thought that the sage : “0, Lord, light on dis benighted
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I stay here and dress me.”
“ Horace, here is your own little Jen law will hinder men a bit if thev want
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! Why are you so siknt, love? to play, and often they are forever cured soul, and teach dat sich practices won’t
lerm» ia advance.
Revenge is Sweet.
“You don’t want him to know you
Stock, RLd everyday will witness
Speak, if but one word, to your own of playing when they find it doesn’t pay. be tolerated in this congregation.” Like
are in the house, do you I” said Bel.
Terms of AdverUsiuif:
the minister who threatened to throw a
additions to the largest
Twenty minutes later there glided darling!” and he strangled him in a I dealt the game for twenty years, but brick from the pulpit at the biggest sin
“I believe he has made live to every
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stock of _
I’ve quit now. I made nothing nor lost ner in church, the shot took effect, a3
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girl in the village,” cried Bel Rath- into the parlor the sweetest witch of bear-like hug.
bourne. “It’s perfectly scandalous?”
anything, and, but for a sight I once several heads ¡Kipped up from the
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and Bel introduced her as “ My cousin, Horace Fernleigh’s mind. The girls saw, I should probably be a gambler benches and immediately popped down
RazuUr adv«rtiseiu«nts inserted upon liberal terms.
the sweetest girl he ever met,” said Tiny Jennie Vaughan, from Devenshire, Mr. had thrown themselves into chairs, and still. Hereby hangs a tale. Let me again, as if conscious of guilt. The
Ever brought to this market. We tl<
Mere shrieking with laughter. Will tell it: •
prayer being ended, the preacher arose
sire to say to every reader of
What lovely dark eyes sho had, and still held him in his bear’s embrace,
“He has assured me fifty times, if
Some three years ago I ran a high- and said :
this paper, that if
once, that if I could not love him lit shimmering golden hair! Why, even pouring words of love into his unwilling toned game at a certain ¡»lace you prob
“Dearly belub’d breddren, de fustest
DR. J. H. CHITWOOD,
pretty Bel couldn’t hold a candle to her! ear. He had been tricked, duj»ed, fooled ably know, for it strikes me 1 saw you bisnes: befo’ dis meetin* am a case of
would never survive.”
ASHLAND, : ; : :
Who could resist making himself fascin outrageously ; but there wa3 no help there. It was a square game, as 1 will moral disturpitude. When I first came
This from Daisy Howard.
leave any one to say—a thriving game, among you, like a lamb in ae flock, I
“He loves nie madly, passionately, de ating to her ? And before lie had left for it.
OFFICE J At the Ashland Dru' Stora.
With a frantic struggle he released for I dealt for the bloods in town, and I
thought I had landed in paradise, w-here
Sold at the Lowest Market Prices, will
ilt thou be mine?' ’ drive, telling Bel, as he slyly pressed her himself from Wilfs encircling arms, and Gfcen had as many as live lay-outs at a all was beautiful and sublime. I didn’t
do it, we propose to do the larg
hand at patting, as a friend of hers, he bounded through the hall into the time, with too much business on hand think such practices would go ou”(neckf
declared mischievous Bel.
JAMES R. NEIL,
est business this season, ever
would do vll he could to make her cou street, the girl’s shrieks, and Will’s des to even get time to rest. One evening stretched and more heads elevated) “un
“And never will,” answered Daisy.
do le in Ashland; and
pairing, “ Farewell my own !” ringing a young chap strolled in, with a sort of
The three girls looked at one another sin’s visit agreeable.
der de very roof of dis temple of goodli
we can positively
How the girls rushed down into the in his ears.
and burst into a chorus of laughter.
curious stare on his face, and I conclud ness. Bar de do; don’ let no man out
make it to the
By the morning the whole village ed right there that he was green. He
They were ensconced in Bel’s snug lit parlor after he had left, and what a
or woman either. That’s right. To
know of his disgrace ! lie left was fair-haired, and had a pair of blue
to de point, without circumlocu
of every one to
that afternoon for parts unknown, for eyes and clear-cut features—an innocent tion, breddren, and you, sisters, charges
J. W. HAMAKAR,
call upon us and test
were firm friends, and all three the pets vulsions, very much to the detriment of the time being, at least, cured of his pro looking young feilow if ever I saw one. have been prefeired against Brudder
truth of our assertions.
NOTARY P U BLIC ,
pensity for flirting. The girls had their It only required a glance to convince Johnson, the leader of the Wednesdav
bis long train <ind fair tresses.
of the village.
We will spare no pains to fully
Liukvillo, Lak« Co., Oreg1»»».
“ What a laik it was,” he gasped, to revenge, and it was doubly sweet.
Pretty and sweet, and full of spirit,
you that he was a stranger in the gam class, of having wilfully, cardinally, «nd
maintain the reputation of the House,
OFFIi'E—In Punt Office IrtiiiJing.
bling room. He soon was at home of his own free will, while Brudder Wil
iven to conveyancing
As the acknowledged
and envied by the girls, and to think glances at me so that you shouldn’t see Cities and Grand Catastrophes. though, for I saw in his blue eyes the son were leadin’ in prayer, kissed Bister
they should apparently be the victims of them, Bel!”
love of play, and after that evening he Mary Emmeline Green—kissed her ma
Considering the crowded condition of
And he went oil into a fresh outburst
one man was a little too ridiculous.
great cities, the entire dependence of was a constant visitor. He played his liciuusly in de presence of de Lord, ami
PURVEYOR ¿i CIVIL ENGINEER,
The subject of their discussion was a of laughter, while the only object of
pile right up and up and never growled what’s mo’, in de preseuce of Ae entire
their inhabitants for food upon supplies
if his luck was hard, and on every card class. For dat reason, breddern, 1 have
For Staple and Fancy Goods, Groceries, voung gentleman who was rusticating a
urely to his hotel, thinking thusly to from the outside, their liability to fire, he’d stack the limits up tn blue. Take seen fit to depose Bi udder Jot nson from
the temptations to form huge crowds
It prepared to do any work in his lino on short notice.
Handsome, well educated, and rich, was himself:
it altogether, his luck was hard—some de head of de class. Exceptions was
Shoes, Hats, Caps, Dress
“ By Jove, a regular little beauty '. and break into grand stampedes, the aw times the hardest, I think, I ever saw. made to my ultimatum, which you is
Goods, Crocket y, Glass
ful destruction that an earthquake, or
over him, and that he was courted and Bel herself is thrown in the shade, al flood or waterspout might produce, and I’ve known him to lose at a single deal now called upon to decide. Brudder
and Tin Ware, Shawls,
feted until it was enough to turn any though there is a family resemblance. the special dangers from epidemics and seven double shots.
Johnson will retain his seat till he’6
DR. W. D. ROYAL,
asked to speak. Now, Brudder Wilson,
And, in fact, everything required for the
Has permanently located in Ashland.
but I’ll have to be confoundedly careful, from the great aggregations of criminals how it almost seemed too bad. I could we’ll hear from you.”
trade of Southern and South
Will give his undivided attention to the practice of
within their limits, the exemption of
leigh’s. Uli, no ! He was used to it, or I’ll rouso Bel’s suspicions. Why, I first class capitals from grand or scenic not say a word, though, and yet I liked
uiedicina. Ha» had fifteen years' experience in
“May it ¡»lease de Lord,” said the
Oregon. Office at his residence, on Main street,
girl considers herself en
Brother Wilson, “when Moses
opposite the M. E. Church.
catastrophes ia very striking. Every
boast in his private c’ub that he had gaged to me, the way she acted to day ! first class capital, except St. Petersburg think from the dav he began he must on de mount gib out the laws to de chil
A full assortment of
made more love to rnoie girls and brok Well, it’s only polite to play agreeable and Madrid, has some grand catastrophe have dropped a cool 6100,000 on the dren ob Irael, de last thing contained
DR. L J. BOYD,
game and never growled.
en more hearts than any other young to a guest of hers, and I’m going to do
among does pieces of marble was, ‘You
upon its records; but how few' there
man of his set, and here he was in his it!”
both quit gambling the same night shall not covet de neighbor’s wife, nor
The fun that followed the next few are which have suffered, more than cne —he, poor lad, for sufficient reasons, any udeer of his processions.’ Now,
large enough to be recorded in history.
Linkville, : ; : : : Oregon.
For Blacksmiths’ and General use. *
Mr. Horace was sauntering slowly to days ! Everywhere Miss Jennie went
London has had its great fire, and so ar.d I because I -loathed the game It breddern, I hold that Sister I ^meline
was in this wise:
ward tht Rathbourne mansion on the
Green am de wife ob no man, or is
Office and residence, aouth aide of Main »treat.
has Moscow; Lisbon was destroyed on<
A Full Line of
“His coin gave out in a deal or two, Brudder Johnson. Derfo’, if de spirit
very day and hour when three of bis “ Solely for your sake,” as he reassur by an earthquake; modern Rome has
“victims” were “raking him over the ingly told Bel, and to “oblige Miss been sacked; Paris had its reign of the and he put up a diamond ring just to see ob de Lord move him to print ujkui her
DR. J. M. TAYLOR,
coahs” in a manner that would have been Rathbourne,” the rest of the girls under Commune, which, though it produced his ill luck out, you know. The chips cheek de kiss ob grace, and she do not
soon went. He had a pin, flaming stone object----- ”
decidedly startling to his complacency, stood it.
D E N T I 8.T
limited catastrophe, was intended
Flannels, Blankets, Cassimeres, Doeskins, could he have heard them.
Every evening Mr. Femleigh took
in massive metal. He passed that in
“Dat'11 do, Brudder Wilson.
to have ended in a much greater one,
Main street, Ashland, Oregon,
Clothing, always on hand and
“He ought to be punished in a way Miss Vaughon for a stroll in the elm and begot as much horror as if it had; without a word, and drew §J00 cold. So down! Do you hear? When a man
for sale at lowest prices.
help me God! I wished him luck as of your venerable apperance gets up
that would be a lifelong lesson to him,/ groves, and perhaps his attention would
Yienna had endured one great siege,
OFFICE—la lauond »lory of Masonic Hall. Office
heartily as any player there; but no, hi« to excuse sin, it’s time for the root to
declared Tiny. “Why he has almost
boura, from 8 to 12 A. M.. and from 1:30 to 5 I*. M.
The highest market price? ¡»aid for
his words a little more carefully chosen,
last stack went my way on a losing ace. cove. ”
broken my heart.”
sack and overthrow, altering all the con
And looking the very personification had ho known that behind [the trees ditions of its life; but each of these oc He drew §300 move, I think, on his
Brother Phillips was then recognized
were hidden r score of mischievous girls
watch and chain, and tried bis line of by the chair.
of grief, she shed an imaginary tear.
currences have been exceptional, and
“It’s disgraceful,” he said, “dat such
“He actually belives that I have suc with their handkerchiefs stuffed into each has left the city living and popu bets again, but his luck was gone. My
McCALL, ATK1VSSN A < O.
happened. I ain’t a member of
cumbed to his charms,” laughed Bel.
AsHLlNi», April 10, 1880.
W. W. Kentnor, Prop’r,
class, but I was present
“You ought to have seen me, girls,
No catastrophe has ever destroyed a
an’ I heaid de
when he told me that he loved me. I
European capital—blotted it out as
MAIN STREET, - - ASHLAND.
smack clear ’cross de room. Such a
blushed and stammered in a truly con
Asiatic citieB have been blotted out. Al
thing am demoralizin’ in de extremity.
W. II. ATKINSON,
ventional style, while all the time I was
most every great city hat; been exposed
Wagons, Buggies, Carriages, \\ heel
1 move that de course ct the chair be-
dying to laugh. If he would only fall
at some time or other to a burst of pes
Barrows, Plow-Stocks, etc., made
If we don’t do dat, who's
in love with cne of us, then we might
tilence, but in no instance has the popu
and repaired at shert notice.
going to protect our daughters from de
find some way to serve him as he de
lation perished, or a proportion of it
attacks of de persidious------ ’’
serves, but I’m afraid he’s impermable.
largo enough to seriously effect the cities
BEST EASTERN STUCK ALWAYS
“Who wants to kiss dem molasses col
His heart’s encrusted in such an awfully
prosperity for two generations afterward.
ored girls of yourn ?” interrupted a voice
thick coating of self esteem that it
There has been no such occurrence in
flashing gem he had passed in before. in the rear.
would be impossible to penetrate it. all eertain.
history as a lack of bare bread in a great
Miss Jennie had persistently rejected
He at last stripped it off his finger and
Half a dozen members were on their
All orders left at my now shop, north
He’ll disappear suddenly some day after
European city, unless produced by a
at once ar.d talking, or trying to
of the bridge, will receive prompt and
he thinks he has done his work well,
siege. Considering the vast numbers
talk, each other down. The minister
and we’il never see him more. Ah, I
frequently gathered together, the liabil
‘I don’t know rapped, but this and his oft-repeated
W. W. KENTNOIL
wish I could make him love me— flirting—in fact, had piqued him, and ity of granaries to fire, the poverty into on this ?’ ho asked.
close upon pique followed love; that is,
what its value is, but I’ll redeem it first cries of “Set down I Set down dere 1”
wouldn’t I scorch him ! ’
ARE NOW MAKING FROM
which large populations have often tem
all. It might have cost 85 new, but only added to the confusion. From the
“That sounds like you, Bel,” came in
porarily fallen, and the possibility of oc
E. K. Anderson.
W. II. Atkinäon.
worthless then.’ Still I passed disjointed expressions of the new stew
an amused boy’s voice from behind the
currences such as unexpected frosts or
stack in return just to let ards, it was evident the majority of
window curtain, and out stepped her that she should yield.
floods, that last exemption is a very sin
him try again. He planked it down them sided with the accused, and one
And yield she did that very evening
sixteen-year-old college brother, home on
in the pot, and then low upon tho table member got on a bench and tried fran
a fortnight’s vacation.
Bread never fails in London, Paris
he laid his face upon his folded arms. tically to read a protest from the Wed
With a rush the girls were on him,
or New York, and it never so failed as
“Had I been jo sure ot mv prize, I
Well, for a wonder, bis luck changed, nesday class, objecting to the dismissal
pounding him with their little fists,
to produce great mortality in ancient
he won three times. He took no of Brother Johnson. Some one touched
We will continue to purchase wheat
and hugging him in the same breath,
Rome,where population, probably crowd
ot me when I told him when the him where the vest pocket lies, and he
for he was a favorite with them, if he
ed like" the population of Naples,
and so we played to Cfty doubled up on the floor. 1 ho reverend
was “only a boy/^and glad enough they
and believed by serious students to
were to see him’ so unexpectedly, if he
“And y i will come over .to-morrow have exceeded two millions, was de on each card. Could you believe »t ? gentleman who presided had been watch
The Highest Market Price,
had just intruded into their secret ses-1 i and announce our engagement ? ’ asked pendent on food brought across the sea, In the deal the pot won out and never ing the course of events, and seeing that
lost ' And still he lay with his face in his side was in a laige
And will deliver
and stored in granaries which angry
arose and announced the ¿neering ad
“I had no idea you were so vindic
How should he explain matters to slaves might
any moment have fired.
tive, Bell,” he renewed, when the greet Bel, and to all the others? What an The rather clever writer, who has re I Sujok him up, but not a muscle moved, journed, subject to call, in the following
ings were over. “And who is the ob-' idiot he had made of himself 1 But he cently been describing London depopu and, raising Lis face, I smarted back in brief speech :
Anvwhero in town,
ject of this bitter outbreak ?”
really loved Jennie, he told himself, lated by a fog, which, owing to some horror at the ghastly expression of his ' “When breddern undertake^ to dwel.
at mill prices ,
in unity and peace, dis am not de way
“Oh, a Mr. Horace Fernleigh—a city ' and so would brave it out as best he unusual atmospheric conditions, had ba eyes, for tie boy was dead !
“I’ve often wondered to myself since to do it. I perceive from the excited
W»<ner, Antl«r»ou A 4'0.
gentleman, who is spending a few weeks; could.
come deadiy to animal life, perceptibly
in our suburban retreat. He is a regu- |
The next morning when he stepped strains his imagination; but it would that night what thoughts were flitting : demonstrations we have witnessed here
lar lady-killer, and is trying his charms into -Mrs. Rathbourne’s drawing room, tike no Edgar Poe to think of occur through bis brain as he bowed his head | that we are incapable of couducting
on us as well as on all the rest of the he found himself in the presence of not rences which would isolate London for and hid Lis face from our sight, what this trial without acrimoniousness. You
only Bel, but a dozen of other girls, a week, and so kill .a large piopoition of pledges of a better life, regrets for a will meet again when you have cooled
“Rather a new rcle for you three— , every one of whom he knew—alas, only its people with hunger. A fall of snow fortune he had thrown away with lavish off. Let's ting de ’Doxolcgy.”
the heartbroken instead of the heait- too well ! Jennie was nowhere in sight, such as occurred this winter in the band, and loathing of his irrevocable
A poetical writer has said that aomo
breakers, and I suppose you don’t relish but Bel, coming forward, offered him a Scotch Highlands would do it, and so course. Who can tell ? We can but
move through life as a band of
it much, eh, girls?“
would a certain amount of fog which
OLD AND NEW,
moves down the street, flinging
“You will please excuse u.°, I know, the quiescence of the atmosphere caused
“If we could but be avenged,” groaned
I out pleasure on every side through the
Tiny. “But to think of his imagining ' 31 r. Fernleigh, if we go on with our to continue for some days. Yet that
that he is leaving us all crushed makes j parts; we are rehearsing for private kind of accident does not occur in any coroner’s jury sat that I learned all. ! air to everyone, far and near, that can
Main Street, : : Ashland.
are assured that they
me fairly wild.”
citv, and from cne to three millions of Before them was developed the fact that I listen. Some men fill the air with their
“You are right there. Revenge is ;
And turning round to Tiny she went people who rise in the morniDgas uaable the ring which Lad changed his luck, as strength and sweetness, as the orchards
J have constantly on hand the verv Lest
sweet. Let me help you. What do on—
to produce food on the spot as if they it did his existence, was one given,him in October days fill the air with ripe
you say to having him make love to
“Oh, Jenuie, my darling, but for one were living in a stone dungeon without by his dear dead mother years before. fruit. Some women cling to their own
houses like the honeysuckle over the
little ray of hope ! I love you dearly ! a door, go to bed every night sufficiently Poor boy ' I n sver deal: again.”
BUeaiES AMD CLRRIAUES.
door, yet like it till all the region with
At Prices that Defy Competition.
“To you ?” came from all three, sim-1 Why, oh, whv do you persist in think fed to keep up the ordiuary health and
the subtle fragrance of their goodness.
Ajad oan furnish my customers with a
ultaneously. “Why, Willie, what do ing I am trifling with your feelings ? strength.—[The Spectator.
How great a bounty and a blessing is it
tip-top turnout at any time.
I love you tOo well for that, my little
you inean' ’
so to hold the royal gifts of the soul
“Never send your guest, who is accus
“Don’t you think I would make a darling.”
world won’t persuade him that a snake that they shall be music to *11! It
ASHLAND WOOLEN MILLS
first-rate girl—a regular heart-breaker ?
didn’t bite him.
would be no unworthy thing to live for
You needn’t look so astonished. I have
“ But, Horace, you have made love to damp, spare bed to sleep, unless, of
to make the power which we have
•On reasonable terms, and given the best
taken a girl’s part more than once in my cousin, and other girls, too ; that I course, your guest happens to be a rich
old uncle, who has made his will in your to an acquaintance with whom he was within us the breath of other men’s joy;
attention. Horses bought and sold
our theatricals at college on account of am sure of.”
and satisfaction guaranteed in
“ I may have flirted with them a favor,” says the Philadelphia News. talking at the door of a house: “My to fill the atmosphere which they must
my smooth face and slender figure, and
all my transactions.
I tell you I made up stunning, if I do trifle, darling, only because I knew you Don’t you do it then. He’s sure to live dear friend, just wait a moment, I am stand in with a brightness which they
only goiDg in here to give a lesson.”
cannot create for themselves.
SECRETABA’ say it myself. I’ve got it down to a fine did not care, but you, my darling !”—a long enough to change the document.
J M. McCall.
W. II. Atkinson
W. A. Wilshire
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