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Commission Appointed to Examine
HENKY KDWAKI) 3IANNINO.'
catiiomc Auciiiusnni op witmin'steu.
His Eminence, Ilnnry Edward M(i li
ning, Archbishop of Westminster, was
born at Tottoridgo, Hortfordshro,
England, July 15, 1803. Was educat
ed at Harrow, and Ualllol College,
, Oxford, wlicro ho graduated, H. A., in
1830. Ho was appointed Hector of
Lavincton and Urall'liani. Sussex in
1831, and Archdeacon of Chichester in
Thoso proferments ho resigned in
1851 on joining llio Roman Catholic
Church, in which ho entered tho
priesthood in 1857, founded an ecclesi
astical congregation at Hayswator en
titled tlio uulatos oi tot. Uharios nor
Tlio degreo of 1). D., was conferod
in him at Homo, and tlio ollice of Pro
rost of. the Catholic Archdiocese of
Westminster, rrothonotary Apostolic
ind lJomostic Prolate to the rope. At
Shu death of Cardinal Wisoman ho was
jonsocrated Archbishop of Wcstmin
iter, Juno 8, 18G5. Popo Pius IX.
'routed him Cardinal I'nost, Marcii
15, 1875. Tlio same Pontiff invostod
a i m with tho Cardinal's Hat, Decem
ber 31, 1877.
I ItEV. KDWAKI) W. IIENSON, I).
AUCIIlllSIIOl' OF CANTKHllUlir.
Tho Most Hov.'Kdward Wliito Bon
lon, D. J). Archbishop of Canterbury,
I'rimatc of all England and Motropoh
;un was born near Birmingham, Eng
jland, 1821); graduated II. A. at Trin
ity College, Cambridge 185'J, M. A. in
1855, 11. D. in 1802 and 1). I), in 1807.
Uo was for some years assistant inns
r in Hugby School, and hoad master
)f Wellington College from its opening
m 1858 till 1872, when ho was appoint
sd Canon Hosidoiitlary and Chancellor
)f Lincoln Cathedral.' In 1877 ho was
jonsocratcd Bishop of Truro. In 1882
in Mr. Gladstone's recommendation ho
svas appointed to succood tlio late Dr.
l'ait as Archbishop of Canterbury.
Tho Indians Under Law.
At the conclusion of sonio very just
remarks about the Indians in to-dny's
paper, writes Senator H. L. Dawes to
The Springfield licvublican, you say:
"To thoso thimjs must bo added tlio
bringing of the Indian under the law
on equal terms with tlio white man."
I have seen, of late, in your paper and
others, frequent allusions to what is
deemed a very great need in tho work
of tlttiug the Indian to take care of
himself naiuoly, tiiat he should at
once bo subjected to tlio samu laws as
tho white man, and held to punish
ment like him tor any olleuso against
them. It may not bo amiss to" state
exactly his condition in this respect,
so that the public may be the better
judge whothur something elso may
not bo needed far more than the legis
lation you speak of.
It has always been that an olVenso
committed by an Indian upon tlio per
son or property of a white man or by
a white man upon that of an Indian,
anywhere, or by a Indian outside tho
limits of a reseuVatiou, were punished
liko other ollbnuns under the laws of
tlio state or territory whore they wore
committed. But ou'onsos committed
on a reservation by ono Indian upon
tho porson or property of anothor In
dian have been heretofore left to be
punished by the Indians themselves in
their own way. And sorry work they
have often made of it. Ttiuro has
noun an urgent call for legislation ex
tending the criml al law over tho
reservation, proclsoly as it exists
elsewhere. It is this need that these
frequent allusions are made. Now,
congress at its last session did this
very thing, anil now every Indian on
a reservation, as wull as otf', is subject
to and protected by the samji criminal
law Unit tho white una is. Tki: pro
vision is subject, however, to two ex
ceptions, but iti otkocwiso as broad as
1. It does wrA oxtd to mlnrfr of
fences, saoli w sioipio a.-waultftud bat
tery, srdiuary orwiuo otf tho p&aeo, and
otho potty otfi'H(i ciflaittod among
tlfti wild Italians, for the reason that
in tbe peasant co&dltiou of the reser
vation ami the courts it would subject
evijry wild Indian on a reservation
hundreds of miles, and in some in
stances moro than a thousand miles,
nwny from tlio courts, on any charge,
however trumped up, to bo dragged
by marshals hungry for fees those
groat distances alone beforo a distant
tribunal, and thou turned loose to got
back as ho could or lie In prison at tho
plousuro of Ids accuser. It was the
opinion of those who drew this law
that such a remedy for such offenses
would bo worse than the evil itself.
2. Tho live "civilized nations," as
tho Chorokeos, Creeks, Chootaws,
Chlokasaws and Sounuoles aro called,
are exempted from this law, booauso
tho United States has a treaty with
thorn by which it was nxprosily agreed
that those tribes should punish thoso
the Pall Mall Gazette's Charges.
KEV. FKEDEKICK TEMPLE, D. D.
11ISIIOI' OF LONDON.
Tlio Hoy. Frederick Templo was
born Nov. 20, 1821. Was educated at
Balliol College taking tho degreo of
15. A. In 1812; was ordained in 181G;
appointed principal ot tlio irainuij
College at Knellar Hall nuarTwickon
ham in 1818, and head master at Hug
by in 1853.
In 1800 ho gained considerable no
torioty as tho author of tho first of tho
soven "Assays and Reviews", which
caused so much controversy soonaftor
In tho general election in 1878 Dr.
Templo activoly supported Air. Glad-
stono's nioasiiro for tho disestablish
ment of tho Irish Church, and tho
Premier nominated him to tho Bishop
ric of Exetor. On account of his being
thoauthorof ouo of tho "Essays and Ho
viows" his nomination caused much
controversy, but his olection was con
tinued by tho Vicar General, and on
uec. Jl, lob'J lio was consecrated.
SAMUEL JIOKljEV, Sf. I'.
Samuel Morloy, M. P., was born in
llacknoy London, England m 1809.
Ho wont earl' to business and is now
tlio hoad of the linn of ,1. it B. Morloy,
wiiolosale hosiers of that city. An
earnest dissenter, Mr. Morloy has been
throughout his public career a loadinir
champion of Protestant non-conformity,
which ho has promoted by niunili-
cent donations for building now chap
uls. Mr. Morlov represented Nottingham
in tlio advanced liberal interest, 18G5-
ioou, wnon no was unsealed uv po-
iiuon. i to nr. st camu lorwant as a
candidate for Bristol in 1808, and was
defeated by a small majority by Mr.
Miles, who was unseated on petition.
Tlio following Juno Mr. Morloy again
bucanio a candidate, and was elected by
a largo majority, and continuos to
represent Bristol dowu to tho prosont
ofl'onsos in their own courts. Thoso
"nations" have each a judicial system
which ivould comparo most favorably
with that of many of tlio states. 1 hoy
have printed laws enacted in a legisla
ture of two branches elected every two
years, a supremo court, a district
court, and a county court, with juries.
In thoso courts justice is administered
and oll'onsos punished with fairnoss
and Joss scandal than sometimes at
tends attoniptsnt it in the states.
I have troublod von with those re-
nutrks Decauso it is well that tho exact
condition of legislation upon this sub
ject should bo known, and for what
congress has done, which is little
enough, It is entitled to tho credit. My
own opinion is that there is much
groator noed of a linn, wise, and sleep
less enforcement of existing laws than
there is for now ones, though without
doubt there can be great improvement
wrought in them as they aro. But 1
have no right to ask further spaco of
you at this time
How to Destroy Poultry Vermin.
Whon largo Hooks of poultry
kept together considorabl
is often experienced in keeping thorn
free from thoso little pests so much
droadod lice. Tho following method
is adopted by not a few extensive
breeders and is said to work admira
bly: Get a gallon, moro or less, of
crudo potrolouni, and, with a spray
ing hollows, if you havo it, or with a
brush, if you havo nothing bettor,
thoroughly saturate ovory part of tho
insido poultry houses. This will rid
thorn of everv vestige of lice, large
or small, ami, as tlio small lice or
ittltos mostly leave tho fowls in tho
morning, it will, in a couple of appli
cations, rid them of the pests. A lit
tle lard oiland korosono, half and
half, applied under the wings of tho
birds will kill all tho largo lice that
aro on them. But every porson who
lias many fowls should liaxo some
sort of a spraying apparatus, and with
this spray tho fowls and house once a
month with kerosene emulsion, This
can bo quickly done at night, when
tlio fowls aro on the roosts, and will
keep everything perfectly clean.
Whf Sho Ltked tho Preacher.
"Oh. I do think Mr. Pound
pulpit's sermons are just too hnoly
for anvthltig," remarked a lady ton
"Humph! 1 think he's as dry as a
bono. What can you see that's so
'lovely' in his sermons?" replied the
"I'm troublod with sleepless,
noss; but 1 do enjoy such lovely
naps while ho is preaching." llrook'
The flour uilnlou to ia'ie good brc4
A maid in tho oast used to say: "So
ciety is liko a dish." A wise man
on eo heard thoso worfts and said:
'Fair maid, what do you mean?"
Sir." said the maid, "if you wish to
know what 1 mean you must have din
ner with me." "Agreed," said the
wiso man. Tho maid laid before tha
sago plates of alt, poppow, lish, ftjjd
other Artisoft, fl4 by it an Hi He
could cot noa of tHa &. Ls u u
IhS mild brought !dig& erf carried '&.
and tho sago hod Kia tJitacr. "JBMt
hor is tUo mot ding uf your sa.via.rf"
said tho stjre. "I hv explained it."
said tho tuaid. "I don't sue it," safl
tho s.ige. "Why," said tho maid.
"you would not cat tho salt, tho pop
per, tho hsli, oaclrby itself; but when
they camo togothor you had your din
ner." "xou aro qiuto right, fair
maid, said the philosphor; "tho salt
is tho witty man, tlio pepper tho tart
man, tho hsii tho dull man, and all to-
.1 . i . t i
gomor, maKO mo ono social man.
ihero is philosophy in tho kitchen!"
A despot in tho cast onco said to his
fawning courtiers: "Ho that crocs
round my kingdom in the shortest
possiblo Unio shall have ono of those
two gems." A courtier wont around
tho king, and said: "Sire, may I have
tho prized" "How so?" said tho kirnr
,trr . . ,
niiv, you aro inn Kingdom, aro von
not?'' said tlio courtier. Tlio desnot
was so wen incased with tho court nr
, . . . . . .
that ho gave him both gems. The otl
or courtiers said, in a whisper: "Flat
terers proy upon fools."
uno day a king in tlio far cast was
seated in tlio hall of justice. A thief
was brought before him: ho inouirnd
into his caso and said ho should re
ceive ono hundred lashes with a cat-
o'-nmo-tails. Instantly ho recollected
an old eastern saying:" "What wo do
to others in this biri.li, they will do to
us in tho uoxt, and said to i s minis.
tor: "I have a groat mind to lot tin's
thief go quietly, for ho is suro to give
me thoso ono hundred lashes in tlio
next birth." "Sire," replied tlio min
ister, "I know tlio saying you refer to
is perfectly true, but you must under
stand that you aro simply roturiiiii"
to the thief in this birth what ho cave
you in tho last." Tho king was per
fectly pleased witli this reply, says' tlio
story, and gave his minister a rich
A man in tlio oast, where tlioy do
not require as much clothing as in
eoldor climates, gavo up all worldv
concerns and retired to a wood, where
ho built a hut and lived in it. His
oulv clothing was a piece -of cloth
which ho woro round his waist. Hut.
as luck would havo it, rats wcro plon-
iiiui in mo woou, so no nan to Keep a
cat. Iho cat required milk l keep it,
so a cow had to bo kopt. Tlio cow re
quired tending, so a cowboy was om-
iloyod. llio hoy remuriod a houso to
live in, so a houso was built for him.
To look after tho houso a maid had to
" " .'pj.-rt - w ill till J 1 W L
tho maid a fow moro houses had to be
built and people invited to live in
them. In this manner a littlo town
ship sprang up. Tlio man said:
"Iho farther wo seek to ro from tiio
world and its cares the moro they mul
Unco tho hummer said to tlio anvil:
1 can strike harder than von can
boar." The anvil replied: "1 can
ionr hardor than you can strike, trv."
Tho hammer redoubled its onergyand
tno anvil was as nrm as over. "Hold
on, gontloinon," said tho iron that
had got between the two. "tho world
gains by it." "Quito right," said tho
turnace, in his own abrupt stylo. "Vio
and win; competition
of tlio world's success.'
is tlio soorot
It .Never Fails.
They had been onomios for throe
long years. They passod each other
on tho street with stem faces, thoir
wives mado fun of each othor's drosses,
and the children climbed , up on tho
back twice and called each other shod
dy aristocrats. Oh, no, there was no
dove of peace around there, and lots
ot people predicted that a case of as
sassination would grow out of it.
l.nst evening a whole neighborhood
was astonished beyond measure. Those
two families who had thirsted for each
other's scalps were soon in sweet cou-
vontion on tlio Lr . Tho men ex
changed cigars, tlio women admired
each othor's latest purchase, and the
blessed little children hugged each
othor all over tho grass.
How did the change como about?
Well, neither man over owned a horse
in his life, and neither knew a caso of
spavin from a blooming instance of
poll-ovU. Jones decided, howovor, to
1)U v a liorse. lie was looking nun nvnr
at his hitchiug-post, when Smith camo
along. In a moment of forgetfuluess
'Say, Smith, you know all about a
horse. How old is this animal?"
In tho jerk of a comet's tail rancor
and bitterness woro forgotten. The
llattorj hit Smith plumb center and
rlppod all tho buttons otV his pout-up
soul. Ho obeyed the request, pointed
out all the riug-bimos, still knees and
splints, and advised Jones not to buy.
'1 hoy wont otV arm in arm. ami tho
dovo of peace now sits on tho house
tops and warblos his joyous little soul
up to high "G." Detroit Free Prc3$.
Tl ttoucb CmB&bt Her.
"And wo could walk down through
tho valo of this life togothor, aud bo
happy," said an antiquated femalo in
widows weeds to a noli old bachelor
with matrimonial tondonoaos.
And why so, darling''" replied ho.
Because I saw you extract a roach
from tho biscuit this morning, and
continue eating as unm.iidful
unconcerned as tho summer
when h breathes over sleopiug
And Airs. iToizet exclaims,
sho win htm I" Pretzel's Weekly,
.Too Fur 01T.
A man who was up boforo a Now
York justico for stealing a ham
from the front door of a gro-
cory store, raised ut nis naim and
callod on nil tho saints to witness his
'Go on with the trial," said tho jus
tice, "do you expoot this court to send
all the way to Utah or Chicago for tho
witnesses lu this caso?" Texas Sift'
tile riiixcESS bam abas.
ThP Princci'B' HarnabSs if$t in
stateof tlifl moat? profound prplettjr
She could not, for the dainty Vxtlc lif
tf be, ftifrtS up ttt t&iud. n fh iz)
BoulJ or should not ommit iWciiW
nt the. do of th ecaooo. IS was not
py eay fo the Vrincest' Jiitny el
aiircrs to undertMl why she should
perturb her mind with such ft problem
at all, but perturb it she did with that
very problem, hcthov wisely or un
mo i'rinccss iiurnntms wns a very
remarkable young woninn, who had
proved the puzzle, tho pride, and tho
passion of London society for three
whole sensational seasons. Sho was
not yet four-and-twenty. She bore
the title of a great' Russian prince who
had married her just beforo she came
of ago, at a timo when ho himself was
old enough to be her grandfather, and
who had considerately died within
two yours, of tlio ceremony, leaving
her the absolute mistress of his for
tunc and his territories, as sho had
been during life tho nbsoluto mis
tress of his heart for tho short time
in which ho swayed it. She was said
to be fabulously wealthy. Her jewels
were the wonder of the world, nnd sho
delighted in wearing them, in season
and out of season, with a semi-barbar
ic enjoyment of their glitter and splen
dor which was, liko cvreything else
about her, partly Oriental and partly
childish. Some timo after her hus
band's death sho had como to Paris
and got tired of it, nnd then sho crossed
tho Channel and conquered London.
During ono resplendent session little
cho was talked about but the Princess
Barnabas. Society journals raved
about her delicato beauty, which
seemed to belong to tho canvases of
tho last century, which ought to have
been immortalized on pato tendro, and
hymned in madrigals. Men adored
her. Women envied her , marvelous
dress and machless jewels. Tlio dying
ashes of a season's scandal flared up
into marvelous activity around her
pretty personality. Sho was enor
mously "tho thine." Enormously
"tho thing" she remained during a sec
ond season, after an interval of
absolute disappearance into the
dominions of the Czar. Enormous
ly "the thing" she still appeared to
be now in her third season, in spite of
the rival attractions of an American
actress who had not married an En
glish duke, and an American girl with
millions who had married tho bluest
blood and the oldest namo in Europe.
It would have been absurd for any ono
to contest tlio point that tho Princess
Barnabas was tho very most interest
ing figure of that plmnta.snial dance of
shadows which is called London so
ciety. Nevertheless the Princess Barnabas
was weary, positively bored. If she
had been less of a success, life might not
havo appeared so desolate. There
would havo been a piquancy in the pos
sibility of rivalry which would havolent
n now interest to the tasteless feast.
As it was, however. London lifo at the
height of il s maddest activity appeared
to her as drear and irray as thoso vast
stretches of steepes which lay liko a
great sea around ono of tho Russian
castles of the late Prince Barnabas. It
was during this fit of depression whon
tho Princess Barnabas was graciously
pleased to agreo with tlio author of
"Eccksiastes," that life was vanity,
that it occurred to her that in all her
strange experiences sho had never yet
committed suicide. Sho immediately
gavo up her mind to tho important
problem, whether sho should gain this
ultimate human experienco nt onco, or
postpone it indefinitely.
It was in this framo of mind that tho
Princess went to tho great ball at tho
Russian Embassy. As sho nestled
among her furs in tho dim, luxurious
warmth of her carriage, her mind wns
running entirely upon tho vnrious
forms of self-destruction which had
been made famous by celebrated per
sons at ditlerent stages of tlio world's
history, and sho could find none that
wcro sufficiently nttractivo or remnrk
nblo to plenso her. "Good heavens!"
sho thought to herself, with a littlo
fchudder which oven tho warmth of her
surroundings could not repress, "is it
possiblo to bo banalo oven in that?"
nnd sho gavo a littlo groan as sho
Btepped out of her earriago and up tho
embassy steps. Tho thought was still
on her mind, and tracing tho lej.dt sug
gest ion of a frown upon her oxquisito
girlish fneo as sho entered tho great
room nnd took tho hand of tho lyn
basoadress. Tho thrill of interest, of
excitement, of admiration, which as a
matter of courso attended upon her
cntranco did not givo her any answer
ing thrill of gratification. Sho ap
peared to listen with tho most gracious
attention to tho complimonts of tho
ambassador. She answered with tho
daintiest littlo air oftnfantileobeisanco
9ho Old World courtesy of a white
hairetl Minister who havo been as much
at homo as sho herself in a salon of
tho Regent of Orleans. Shocondescend
ed to entangle in a network of fnscina
tion a particularly obdurato and im
passivosccrotary of State. Sho patron
ized a prince of tho blood royal and
was exceedingly frank nnd friendly with
tho young painter Lcpoll, who knew
exactly how much hor familiarity
meant, but wns nt onco amused and
dolighted by tho envy it aroused iu
others. Yet all tho whilo tho Princoss
Barnabas wns not devoting a single
serious thought to oneof hor admirers.
Every idea in that vain and foolish
head wns centered upon tho ono query,
Shall I commit suicide uoxt week, and
If so, how?"
It was while iu this frame of mind,
talking to twenty people, nnd thinking
oi nono ot them, that her bright eyes,
wandering lightly over tho crowded
room, chanced to f.wl upon a young
man Who was standing, somewhat re
moved from the iiress of the throng, in
r Window reciH, which was at least
comparative! auiet a tall, crave
shf-nos.!;d totina man, sufficiently
4uiVlookinai to be called handsome by
n mtliusiantic friend. When the
PrincfM Marimba looked at him, his
eye rmch werebriL'ht.clevercves, wcr
fixed on her ikith a look of half-hum
orous contemplation. Tho moment
however, their eyes met he turned his
head slightly, and resumed a conver
sation with a gray-haired old man with
a red ribbon at fiis buttonhole, whom
she knew to bo a foreicn diplomatist
The young man's gaze had expressed
an interest in tho Princess, but it
seemed to be.just a3 interested in the
pale, wrinkled face of his companion
The Princess Hnrnabas seemed piqued
"Who is that vountr man?" sho asked
half-fretfully.ofthe Secretary of State
"Which younc man?" The Secretary
of Stato'sstolidfacegazed vaguely into
the dense crowd of dress coats and
white shoulders, of orders and stars
"Theyoungman in the window talk
nig to the gray-haired man."
The Secretary put up his eye-glass
and considered the young man m ques
tion tnoiiglittully. J le was never known
to hurry in his judgments or his replies
in parliament, and ho did not hurry
now, though it was t lie Princess liarna
has who was interrogating him, nnc:
not a member of the Opposition. Then
ho answered her, weighing his words
with inoro than judicial deliberation:
"Ho is a young fellow named Sinclair.
He is goiim out to the East, or some
thing. Why do vou ask?"
"Ilislaco interests me, replied tho
"I should liko to know him. Brins
him to me; or stay, givo mo your arm,
wc will go to him."
Sho rose nnd dispersed her littlo knot
of disconsolate courtiers. Taking the
secretary s arm sho moved slowly to
ward tho window where Sinclair was
still standing. The Secretary touched
him on tho arm. "Mr; Sinclair, tho
Princess Barnabas has expressed ado
sire to mnko our acnuaintaiice. Al
low me, Princess, to introduce you to
iur. Julian Sinclair."
Tlio young man bowed. Ileseomcda
ittlo surprised, but not in tho least env
barrasscd. The Princess smiled bright
ly at him, and her eyes were brighter
tlianhersmilo. " J hankyou, sliesaid
to the Secretary of State with a pleas
ant littlo smile, which was meant to
convey, and which did convey, that sho
had had enough of him. lie promptly
disappeared into tho crowd with re
signed good humor, bearing away with
him in his wake the elderly red-ribboned
Princess Barnabas and Julian Sin
clair wcro left nlonc. She sat down on
the couch in the recess of the win
dow, and slightly motioned to him
with her hand to take his place by
lerside. Ho obeyed silently. Tho re
cess of the window was deep. For tho
moment they were almost entirely iso-
atcd from tlio shifting, glittering
throng that seathed and drifted around
them, Sinclair kept quite silent, look
ing into tho face of tho Princess with'
an air of halt-amused inquiry. Thero
wcro a few seconds of silence, and then
tho woman spoke, beginning, woman
like, with a question.
"Have you forgotten me, Mr. Sin
clair?" Tho young man shook his head grave
ly. "No, I have not forgotten you,
Princess." Her eyes were fixed on his
face, but ho returned her gazo quite
"Yet it must bo two years sinco wo
met," sho replied; "and two years is a
"Yes, two yoars is a very long time,"
ho said, half sadly, half scornfully.
He was decidedly no t communicative,
this young man, for oven tho pleasure
of meeting a friend, unseen for two
years, did not appear to arouse in him
any desire for conversation.
Therownsanother littlo iausc. Nei
ther seemed embarrassed, and yet the
interval was long enough to bo embar
rassing. Thon she spoke again.
"Why did you leavo St. Petersburg?
Whcrohnvo you been all this time?
Ho answered tho second part of her
question: "I havo been in Constantino
ple most of tho time. I only returned
to London a fow days ago, and I am
going away almost immediately to tha
East again, to Persia this time."
"For how long?"
Thero was a faint tono of weariness
in his reply, though he strove to mnko
his voico purposely steady. "Oh! for
over, I suppose; or, at least, until lam
an old man, nnd of no further use.
Then perhaps I may como bnck on a
pension, and write dreary letters to
Tho Times about tho errors of my suc
cessors." And ho laughed to prevent
himself from sighing.
"You havo not answered all my ques
tion," said tho Princess. "Why did
you leavo St. Petersburg so suddenly?
Wo were such very good friends, nnd I
nssuro you I quite missed you."
Sinclair got up and looked down into
her laughing eyes. "I left St. Peters
burg," ho said, "because I was afraid to
llcr eyes wero laughing still, but thero
was an unwonted softness in her voico,
as sho asked him, "Why wcro you
afraid to stay? Surely you wero not a
Ho began to speak, and paused;
then with a determined effort to keep
his voico under control, ho said: "I
left St. Petersburg becauso I was fool
enough to fall in love with you."
"Thnnk you for tho compliment.
W:ei that so very foolish?"
"Not for othors, porhnps. For me
folly, and worso than folly madness.
I never thought I should seo you again:
I did not dream that wo should meet
to-night. But sinco chance has thrown
us together for tho last timo, ns I
leavo England in a few days for tho
rest of my life, I may as well tell you,
for tho first and for tho last time, that
I lovo you."
Her eyes wero laughing still: those
wonderful gray-blue northorn oyes
which so many capitals raved about;
but hor lips wero firmly, almost sternly
set. Still sho said nothing, nnd he
went ou "I knew it was folly when I
first found that I loved you over t here,
in St. Petersburg. I was n. poor Eng
lish gentleman, and you were th Prin
cess Barnnbas. I might as well havo
fallen in lovo with a star. So I came
away." Ho said tho words simply,
with a quiet conviction, and held out
his hand. "Good-bye, Princess, und
forgive me my folly."
She rose niid faced him. q Any ono of
tho hundreds in the great room beyond
who chanced to look at thecouplehalf
hidden by tho curtains of thedeep win
dow would have seen a man and a
woman talking lightly of light things.
"And you have not forgotten me yet?"
"I never shall forget you," ho an-'
swercd sadly. "I caimot love more
than once, and I love you with all my
soul. Do you remember onoday, when
wo drove together in the Neva Perspec
tive, how you stopped to givo some
money to an old beggar? I envied tho
beggar for getting a gift from vou, and
you in jest dropped acoin into my out
stretched hand." Ho took out his
watch-chain nnd showed her tho tiny
gold coin with the Russian Eagle on it.
i havo Kept it ever since, ho said.
It is tho only thing I care for in the
world. I have lived and shall live so
much in tho East that I am somewhat
superstitious, and I think it is my tal
isman, uood-by. lio held out his
hand again. Sho took it.
"Will you como and seo me beforo
you leave?" sho asked almost appeal
mgly. Ho shook hio head. "Better not.
For a moment she was Bilcnt; sho
seemed to bo reflecting. Then sho said,
with a sudden vehemence, "Promise mo
that if I write and ask vou to como
you will obey me. Promise mo that
lor tho sako of our old friendship.'
llebowcdlus head. "1 promise, ho
"Andnowgivcmoyourarm and tako
mo to my carriage," said the Princess
Barnabas. "I want to go home to bed."
Tho next day Julian heard nothing
from tho Princess. "Of course not,"
ho said to himself, shrugging his shoul
ders at tho fantastic hopes which had
besieged his brain sinco that strango
meeting, and ho doggedly faced his ap
proaching exile. Baton tho afternoon
of tho second day after tho meeting at
tho Embassy, Julian Sinclair, coming
to his hotel after a day spent in busy
preparations for departure, found a
tiny note awaiting him. It was from
tho Princess, nnd had only theso
words" "Como this evening, 1 shall bo
alone." And ho went.
This was part of a conversation
which Princess Barnabas chanced to
overhear at a reception at tho foreign
office, and on the eve of hor departuro
for the east. The speakers were Sir
Harry Kingscourt and Ferdinand Lo
pell. Said tho painter: "Havo you
leant tho news about tlio Princes3
Barnabas? Sho is going to marry a-
fellow named Sinclair, and is going to
livo in tho east Persia, or some place
of the kind. Tho fellow hasn't a penny
in tho world and won't hnvo from her,
for I beliovo that by her husband's
will she loses almost all her fortune if
sho marries below her own rank."
'How very romantic," yawned Kings-
court. "Romantic," replied Lepell;
it is absurd. Have you not heard?
tho woman has committed suicide."
nd tho speakers moved away.
' Suicide, said tho princess to her
self, smiling. "No, no; I was going to
commit suicido onco, but I have learnt
what lifo is worth, and I have changed
my mind." Tho Whitehall Review.
A Very Able Wir Story.
From tho Chicago Intcr-Occan.
Muj. Toller of Los Angeles called to
seo me, and in tno course ot our con-
ersation it camo out that ho had at
ono timo oeen a resident ot iNew
Madrid. Mo. I remarked that I know
somothing of tho fftace, as I had been
with i'opo whon ho mado tho attack on
that placo in the earlier part of tho
war. Major Toller explained that ho
was ono of tho gunners in tho rebel
battery posted below tho city, and ho
asked if I remembered any striking in
cident in connection with tho work of
that battery. I did. I remembered it
well. I remembered that ono day
thero camo a shot from that battery
that entered tho muzzle of one of our
own guns, causing an explosion that
broke thogun into fragments and killed
Maior Toller remarked: "I remem
ber tho incident as woll as you, and I
havo hotter cause to remember it.
I fired tho shot myself, and thero is a
story about it. Ono day thero camo
from tho Union battery a largo shell,
that struck without exploding very
near our own battery. I picked up tho
shell, and, seeing that tho fuso had not
burned out, I said that I believed wo
could arrange tho fuso nnd return tho
shell with our compliments to tho bat
tery that had fired it. This was done.
i 1 1 . ...... . .. . i r i i
x ninieu wiu iuj jiijDuu, iinu wusaw uy
tho commotion it created in tho Union
linos that something extraordinary
4iad omired. Afterward wo learned
tho particulars. A few davs afterward
tho commander of tho forces camo to
our quarters, nnd for tho firing of that
shot promoted mo to Major, o
John Ryder, a wealthy farmer of
Rockland Lake, predicted on Juno 0
that ho would dio on tho 11th. Ho
sent for a lawyer, made his will, and
asked the lawyer to act as pall bearer
aPhis funeral. Ho then sent for the
undertaker, ordered his coffin, and
laid lor it. Ho seemed to bo in per
fect health, but said ho had been
pwarned of approaching death. On tho
j. j. in no sat iu nis arm cntur us usual,
nnd calling his family around him,
bado them good-bye, saying: "My
friends I am now going; good-byo all,
and God bless you." Ho then lay
bnck, closed his eyes, and apparently
foil asleop, but whon they touched him
he was dead. Ho was buried, all his
rrovious engagements bomg carried out.
lo was 70 years old. Newbury Regis
ter. General Grant, it is said, can not
enduro music of any kind except that
mado by tho fife and drum.