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PER-SONAl. AND IMPERSONAL.
Miss Mary Garrett, of llultlmoro,
manages a twenty million dollar es
tate. Frances McNeill Potter, a niece of
President 0Franklin Pierce, draws a
pension of twenty dollars a month.
Jay (iould receives an average of
ten begging letters per day, and seven
of t are certain to end with: "And
I will always pray (od to bless you."
Jonathan Chace, the Quaker Sen
ator from Rhode Island, husievor had
a picture taken, and fifty dollars has
been offered for a photograph of him,
but there are are no takers.
Ex-Governor Alger, of Michigan,
was left an orphan at the age of
eleven with a younger brother and
iter to care for. He spent seven
years on a farm and then read law in
an Akron oflico, supporting himself
by doing chores about hi employer's
house and barn.
J. J. Cromwell, of New York, who
clniinsto be a direct descendant of Oll-
Cromwell, has in his possession' a
inner worn by a niece- of C romwell
at the coronation of Charles I., of
tfnghiud. in KilVi. The slipper shows
'hat the lady who wore it had a dainty
and well shaped foot.
Dr. J. W. Porter, of Kansas City,
claim's to be be the originator of the
standard time system. He says the
subject was first brought to his mind
in IS?, when he was in the Coast Sur
vey, by noting the variation of clocks
and watches. He finally marked oil' a
standard time map, and his theory was
The man who has just become the
Karl of Sealiold was hard pushed to
earn a livelihood a few years ago and
was acting as a baililT in the Xoweul
and town of Oamarti in 1881, when his
father became Karl and he thereby the
Viscount Koidhaven. Ho was "in pos
se Jon" of a house in 'his ollicial ca
nity when the news of his rise in life
Imc, but he refused the ofl'er of a sub-
ituto and stuck to his post for two
Kiuy s longer.
Mrs. Walter Q. Gresham is a
slight, delicate woman, but full of
rervo and fire. Whon she wont to
Washington to live she regarded of
ficial soeiety there with mingled as
tonishment and amusement. "Five
hundred calls on New Year's Day." she
said tf a friend; "I am thankful they
were gentlemen. Fancy having to re
turn that 11111111301'.'' Hut she soon
found the Indies' calls about as numer
ous and finally exclaimed in comical
despair: "I am going into social bank
ruptcy and shall pay only one call c
An Englishwoman who married an
American says: "The proudest act
of my life was the marrying of an
American gentleman. 1 never could
have married one of my countrymen.
The wonxgi of my country 1 love and
i ue i kj
but tho men faugh! 1 never
them. They are too conceited
for any thing, and they are so domi
neering. When 1 came to America I
was told that I should see how Ameri
cans made queens of their wives, and
1 have found it so. A husband in
England never tells his wife what he
is doing. He thinks she has no busi
ness interesting herself abyit his af
Jrs. I do not see so much of that in
this country. You don't know how 1
"A LITTLE NONSENSE,"
Customs change, they're dimming over;
Snlfs nro I'l.niifjIiiK nil tho whllo;
Hut omt custom uhiuiguth never
Kissing always is in style.
Oil (Jit ii Derntck.
Lady (at Sunday school "And
what do you understand by the pomps
i f 1 1 1 1 fill
anu. vanities oi mis wickou worm.
The head of the class "The llowers in
' yfur bonnet, ma am.
i.l r Brown "What makes you look so
1 1.1. M. ..it..11l St .1 ..'P.. ...11
Iuiue, jworueyr moruoy --ju iuii
4(e truth, old man, 1 feel so woll I'm
afraid something s going to Happen.
This is a tough, tough world, Brown."
I'tO'i ohst rver.
"What makes you jam everybody
up in this corner?" yelled a man in a
crowd to a policeman. "1 want to pro-sevv-e
order, ronliod tho linlicomun as
jje proceeded to pound a man into jol
ly. ii asmnijwn untie.
" A Wise-Youth. --Hig sister "Hob
by, you are wanted to do an orrand."
Bobby "Tell ma 1 haven't got time to
do it now." Big sister "Father says
vou must do it at onco." Bobby "Oh,
it's for iui. is it. Then 1 guess I had
better find time." Kpovh.
"Mamma," said littlo Mamio,
"what makes our old auntio black?"
Why, because she is a colored
woman" "Is she colored, iiininmur
Y'ortaiiily. Didn't you know that?"
''No. ma'am. I thought sho was horn
that way. What is sho colorud with?"
VHo (American) "Darling Am
Ibolla. I love you." She (Anglonmnluu)
I ,t i. i., w..
"Have vou ovnw uuuj.
gland?" He-"Yos dftrllng. I lived
there even years." fane "Aw. to us
hnuii Vim miiv iiamn a little closiiw,
ImIhww bmlth. and aw-what did you
-aw -woinaw:?' ' jojhc:
u..,iih..V,.n it nrutlv eay,
lone.; you muni have a youd wslaryr
lon-"II-m! Ye-e! PrettV lair. I
Imw twelve hundred a yr, save say
I M L. .......
i. lun7.rHl. and run id am
undid that's to.UUU-Mid W b'b'
i . i.n'1 livn on thai h oiurhl ui m
s . be.v. friend, "said a farmer
... n.i. Uwyii lyl' I
. i u.ut unt) lor Mvwr llrt--
1 1 w. '," rnU
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Thr.v Arr Siiltl to Up Murh llrltrr Tl.i.H thi
"Yes, there are fashions in confec
tionery just as in every thing else, and
the trade is progressive," said a well
known confectioner in response to a
'"I presume there are new stvlos al-
jvays coming up."
"Oh, yes. Since 1 have been in tho
business, which is more than thirty
years, there have been many changes
and great improvements made. And
some new fad is continually taking
hold of the customers. When 1 first
started in the business there was noth
ing like the vrtMety of goods kept on
hand in the best establishments that
are now seen in0the ordinary retail
store. We use to have plain stick,
lemon, mint, wintergrcen and the like,
i lemon and mint drops, and then the
i square sugar kisses with a verse of
two or four lines done up in the wrap-
per were a sort of fancy goods. Then
there w-er$ -burnt almonds, jujubo
paste, rock and cocoanut candy, pea
nut sticks and molasses tally. It was
good, too; pure and wholesome. It is
a question in my mind whether the
change to fancy goods has been any
real improvement, but the public de
mand change and we have to meet
their desires. All the fancy goods
used to come from France, and there
was comparatively few sold. About
twenty years ago butter scotch came
l into the market and at once had a
' great run. All the irirls had to have
butter scotch. Then marshmallows
, put in an appearance, caramels came
i next and chocolate creams and other
chocolate goods followed in quick suc
cession. The French combinations of
sugar and flavoring that molt in the
; nuuiMi have been imitated in this
' country until there is scarcely
' a production from the other
side that is not reproduced, and
I think I may safely say made ati
well. here. The so-called French bon
bon seems to take the lead, but the.
American innnufaetiror has improned
on his foreign competitor and in
"reased the variety of combination's.
The chocolate creams are made with
raspberry, lemon and a variety of
flavor.-.. Cream mints made with
many flavors and walnut creams seoi.i
to be having a special run now. In
fact, the chocolate goods appear to be
taking the lead at present, tho sale of
these goods having doubled in the past
live jftars. Every season brings out
some new chocolate combination.
There iffn great variety of jolly choco
lates and nut chocolates. Soft creams
which are made of nuts or jollies
coated with highly-flavored creams,
delicious confections which melt in
the mouth, are having a great run.
There used to be an idea that all fine
goods wore French. The truth is that
most of the line good sold by our con
fectioners are American. The French
are principally onfincd to fruits.
' glacca. chocolates, almonds and orys
! tallized goods, made more for display
i than to please thoopalato, but on real
attractive goods, pleasing to tho taste,
j the Americans lead the world. Look
at this nut bar. It has held its own
j for several years and is still popular.
I and now the now fadis nougat. It is
' nothing but honey, eggs and nuts, but,
i though comparatively now, it is im
j nieiisoly popular everywhere. Every
j manufacturer has his own specialties
in counter goods which have to be
made fresh every few days, and the
styh of which are always changing,
but they are not on general sale. Oh,
yes, the stylos of confectionery nro
changing evory year, but it is really
more in form than substance." X. J'.
Mail and Express.
Snake-Bite Victims in India.
Tho returns for lK.yij show that 22,
1!11 human beings perished from snake
bite in India. Tho number of cattle
killed by snakes is returned at ti,fll4.
It i stated that H7,o9fJ snakes wore
destroyed, and that i.'.JiM) rupoos wore
paid by tho Government as rewards
for their destruction. Tho mortality
from snake bite in Bengal is much
larger among womog than men. They
are usually bitten irP the early morn
ing, when thoy go out unseen before
daylight, either to foteh wood from the
I fagot slack or some other domestic
j purpose. During tho rainy season,
when nearly all the rice Holds are un
' dor water, tho snakes take refuge on
I tho higher plots of ground on which
j tho villages are built, and they hide
themselves in tho little wood-btacks
i and granaries in the court yards of the
houses; while, not unfroquontly. thoy
; take tip their abode in tho house itsolf,
where thoy are allowed to dwell with
1 impunity, and are somos fed with milk
! until, on some unlucky day, the wife
i treads accidentally on the snako in tho
j dark, and It turns upon hor and bltos
i hor. From tho blto of a full-grown
j cobra death ensues in a vory few mln-
ues. A', i'. I'ott.
' Soma of the handsomest old man
sions in the country may bo oen In
1 Annapolis. Md., where they have tod
: with but little alteration iuee tho
- early colonial day. A few of the
1 boujMM daUt back to the Mronieenth
oontury. but the mora lmpinir of
! them were built jual prior to the H. vo
! lutloa. when Aunitpolla h H.e Mutof
jarwtinud ftnd wealthy r..imi,,itu!
i - The ttoli.H) iiMuM-i- i n -turn FaJU
ha vi! ho a Intti'iM't"' t rr t uii p. r
j um who may !"' "M' 1 " '"'
UMr- MMft " 1
Imv ii l'riprrou mid .sirr.fitl Amer
ican l'rcnn Ills C.trrrr.
Cp in Phillips about fifty years ago
he scholars in a Sunday school en
raged in a contest to see who could
ommit to memory the most verses
rum the Biblo. Among the pupils
' s ii thirteen-year-old boy. One Sun-
lay a young lady school teacher beat
' the previous record" by reciting iW).
t The next Sunday this bov had .V.'S.
i School closed for the season soon af
ter, but on the first Sunday of the next
, summer it was rumored that a boy
from another partof the town was to
I 'iirprise everybody by the number he
had committed. The boy previously
I mentioned thtfs forewarned was fore
( armed. lle0was ready for any of them
! I ho next Sunday. He was able to re
cite the whole Hook of Luke. After
that no one tried to dispute the cham
pionship with him.
As might have been expected, this
' boy was not willing to stay at the foot
, of the ladder when ho started out to
I earn his own living. He began this
I task when but eight years old, and was
I earning his living by taking care of
' horses and cutting wood when he
1 learned the Sunday school lesson
' above mentioned. When 9 was four
' teen years old, his father having moved
from Weld to Searsinont, this boy,
Joseph H. Stearns by limine, started to
wa'k to his father's new home, a dis
tance of uiuety miles, with but two dol
j lars in his pocket. Thotrip"eosthinjust
two cents, that sum being spent for
crackers, and tho peddler of whom he
bought them carried him twelve miles
1 on his cart, and gave him a sheet of
gingerbread. He says no one seemed
! to want to take money from htm.
When seventeen years old he again
started oil' to seek his fortune, with
nil his goods tied up in a piece of
' cloth, which ho afterward had made
up into a garment. He went to Xew
uuryport and hired out in a cotton
I mill, and at the end of a year and a
! half had been sick eight months, and
was so heavily in debt that it took him
eight years to get out.
Hathor a discouraging beginning!
I Hut the boy is now lion. Joseph B.
j Stearns the inventor of the duplex
' system of tolography and the owner of
' tho beautiful villa "Noriynbega," at
Camden. When nineteen years old ho
went into a telegraph office, and four
years later was earning three thousand
dollars a ?ar. In LSI!" he was oleiiled
p'residont of the Franklin Telegraph
Company, with headquarters at Bos
'ton. and while there invented the sys
tem of telegraphy that has made him
famous. Since then he has lived much
I in London and has been engaged in
j many important works, llo is a con
I noissionr in art, and has a libravy of
j ten thousand volumes, and his farm of
live hundred acres in Camden claims
much of his attention. He is but one
of many instances whore industry and
perseverance have won success in this
country. . ii'iston (Mc.) Journal.
BONE FOR "POULTRY.
Tin' Ili iH'Sci'iil i;il'i'fts or iroiii.il lliu. mill
Poultry raisers should not neglect
to Use sulliciont raw bone, either
crushed or in the form of meal. It
contains lime, as do also oyster shells,
but it contains animal matter which is
of great value. Bone when burnt is
of comparatively little value over oys
ter shells, but when crushed or ground
raw. supplies value peculiar to itself.
All clashes of poultry are extremely
fond of it. Care should bo taken to
have it pure and sweet. It is good for
all classes and ifgos of poultry. For
young chickens it "should bo used in
tho form of meal, mixing a small quan
tity two or thsoo times a week with
the'!' ft food, say. one quart to a
bushel of corn meal. For young tur
keys it is almost indisponsiblo to pre
vent leg weakness. At about the time
of their "shooting the red," when their
health becomes established and thoy
grow apace, the development of their
frames and logs requires a more liberal
assimilation of material than can be
afforded by tho usual articles of food.
It i well to begin to mix a littlo bono
meal witli tho food of young turkeys,
and from tho time thoy are four weeks
old it can be used freely.
No injurious ofl'eots will follow, for
it is nutritious, and strengthens tho
bones and logs. All raisers of young
turkeys know that log weakness Is
one of tho ovils to which thoy are ex
posed, and this is a natural and excel
lent preventive; and hero is ono of tho
many cases whore prevention is hotter
than cure. Brahma and other Asiatic
chickens, for tho same reason, nro
greatly benefited by Its use. Haw
bono has been proved by analysis to
contain every part of an egg white,
yolk, and of course shell. It should
bo constantly kept in a special plneoin
tho fon or apartment of laying lions,
as thoy will consume largo quantities
of it, and It goes chlolly to egg pro
duction. Granulated Is tho host form
In which to pluco It before adult fowls,
and in this shape it keeps fresh much
longer than when ground into ineaj
Bone is one of the' principal iurro
dients in the composition of most of
tl i-jn food" in the market. K. .s.
- Half a jMiuiid of dynamite placed
u.oii the tup of a large "liurd-fiettd"
. Miller Meij.'hlUjf III.) M I. el'e fl'lilll
' I. I" !. llOllllllll lulls Mill I.Ukf 14
... I', . I 11, U 1 1 I i i I v uii. leC
t' I ' , 1. 1 I I.. .1- '.I ., II . Ill,
mill Hh iviiittltnlur broken thai II
. u Mr!) In iti.iiivii. ttitliiiliui or
i, Hoi i in 1 1 1 i .i iii i i i i ul ii u
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A Wild, Weird Tale of Love
I3-V AtOS LEE.
Published nv Srnct.u. AaiiAXOBMiiXT with
Covyrigltftl, by 0. H. DtUtngkam At'
W Highlt HffMl q
To Lythn ft'7u"".ie Marquis this secmctt im
possible. But Umvnit (insured tlicm that if
they wmild place the matter entirely in his
lmn,ls ho would guarantee that the story
would Boon die a natural death.
With his usual cleverness and ituserupti
loi'sucss lu distorting the tngh. lie Imme
diately circulated a report which, on the
i.ioo of it, np'.ieurod so plausible and proba
ble, r.o satisfactory an explanation of the
oxt inordinary disappearance of the Prin
cess that nil who had heard about it r once
accepted it at truth, laughed at themselves
for their unnecessary interest ami horror,
and under the supposition that the Princess
wir with h.-r family at Lake Mag;rio e,
dropped their talk and sooa forgot entirely
about the supposed ::bdtictkm.
Nutalie'n ftir.iily.0 with rare god sense,
ictr.iy miller the iV.lvieo of tho d.'tective
and of Lydiii, kept the secret so well Hint
no one outvie of the palace knew any
thin at all of Uie Princess' disappearance.
And soon to those win had he.ird of it, at
i'l. tho a'nltu'tion of the Princess Natalie
Itadrvill was a thing of the past.
Thin v. w just wh.'.t .Ic.a Louvait wanted.
Not a 8injieiiewqiiprr even referred to
thowiyp-md false repo-t which died shortly
;ifter its birth L r.ivait rojofc'od.
Tho sound advice of the Fivnehinnu and of
L'uly Lydi.i,thc receiptor the bulletins, whose
place of mailing it w.vs impossible to even
guess at bulletins that bore tho most com
forting news, told in a most chntty and con
fidential style, which was simply impudent
together with a dainty 410(0 from Natalie
herself - all those united to produce a wait-ng-pMicy.
Natalie's missive was short.
"J am (fl lowed." s'.i? wrote, "to say that l
am well and treated quite like a Princess;
although why 1 aia a prisoner is more than
1 can toll."
Lydia, after recovering from the excite
ment naturally occasioned by hoj- friend's
disuppcaramv, suddenly became very absent-minded
and 1!. trait. A very unwel
come ouspkioa hr.d flashed across her mind
and deeply burned iisolf thereon. She held
with Louvuit r.iuKlier consultation so skillful!,'.-
manured ivi not to uwakcu the clever
detective's aunpiciuns. Tho result of this
interview was the .unwilling, yet almost iii
iaovitable formation of a theory upon hor
part a theory th.it her whole heart was set
upon rejecting, y p.wsiblo. Still she was
forced t 1 recognizo it us so probable ns woll
as plr.iiMi'olo that peace of mind could never
1k hori, until it wore disproved.
Accordingly, one day she went to hor
chaperon i.ud constant companion, a wid
owed relative, and abruptly proposed a trip
The Countess stared in surprise.
"My dear, want can you bo thinking of?
NTobody bat the Princess Louise, and tho
run cot'XTr.ss sT.uiKi) in smtritisB.
wives of uueh oflleuls as are abllged to go
to Canada, ever set foot in that benighted
"Well, my dear aunt, 1 am sorry to dis
agree vith you, hut I am going
there, and as you surely can't lot me
go filono, you, too, are going," said this
spoiled young woman. .
Tho Countess looked aghast and groaned
feebly. Sho knovf well the manifold whims
f her nieco and the utter futility of opjKis
ing them. That young woman having taken
Into lier head the extraordinary notion of
going to Anioricn, there was really nothing
to do but go.
Her uunt inquired tho timo of departure,
iiipposi:i.' llu:l. as a matter of course, it
was so distant that there might bo a remote
pj3!iit:!i'.y of hor nieco altering hor mind
".Ia elrrt fault," answored Lydia, in a
quiet, decisive tone, "I huvo engaged pas
sago for our party- ourselves, minds and
couriers in tho Sorvin.' That vosho
sails from Liverpool day aftor to-morrow
at throe p. m. U'o must leavo hero earl
to-morrow for Craiio Castle, and the nex;
morning for LiverjKKil."
Tho Countess sat down on tho noaros
couch and giucd at her niece as if sho con
aidcrod tho latter bereft of her senses
But that iniperiouH, yot shrewd nisinouvei'
,:r sailed magnificently out of tho room
Mil soon her clear, firm voice was hour.'
issuing orders as to the disposal of her b
There was no mistaking it all.
Tho Countess was in straltcnod ei renin
stances, and depended solely on Lydia't
warm heart for the necessaries of life,
uiid, moreover, sho simply adored the girl
After a quiet und comforting cry, all h,
herself, sho dried her eyes and resolved ti
,mt the bust face sue could on U10 iiiattci
In superintending the packing of thei
Toods and chattels sho soon forgot !:
;rkf, and actually begun to take an fate
sal in tho doming voyage - nil of whjuh II
jbsorvant Lydia took noti'-e of with .
iausfivrtlon, as sh onuvrd the iwm .ri
im t time.
Next mon.ing they toft tli village, lin.'t
'lie steuinrr at Kt. Mil. for Boutluiuipton,
u.ii . t-ix o'- lock ili.ii ovenlng were in
raiirie r.utie Hen 11. -v hastily sat about
j ixiliuciiatr ail tue uueessarM for a trip of
v ..... 1 1... .
Ldia Iml pn mul t4'Ugrplmd liar
fri lulu for leilei'aof i.iVrijdiiciiuii l inllu
oiitml Ar.i'i i. ' . h'M imI ul U.iimi fUu
I I ll llW . U.k' Ii I
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And the truthful answer came fearlessly
b.ick: , ,
"No! Hut because, in addition, I do not
wish my fears n alized ; 1 do not wmnt to
believe," or even susiiecl of him being
For the tlrst time she began to appreciate
the true nature of her unprecedented er
rand. Had she been any one else but Lady
Lvdla, sho would have indulged in a tit of
cvying and even begged the captain to hail
tho'llrst returning steamer.
ft ut she cast asiile this momentary weak
ness. pluclOl tip her courage and fcunkly
cxmfcsscd to he 'self:
"llo is the only man toward whom I ever
felt even an attraction. But how can I
bring tnvself to tell my suspicious to that
French detective! And yet 1 feel that I
must satisfy myself they are groundless.
And, if 1 do' not find Natalie. 1 may, at least,
prove his innocence to my satisfaction:
Almost ut the same moment a yacht was
.iluntly gliding over the waters of tho At
lantic' olT the coast of Maine. An hour or
two after midnight, it came to anchor in
Frenchman's lm'y that washes the eastern
ftiores of the island of Mt. Desert. It was
AM 1 mtr.AMINll.
Perhaps throe-quarters of an hour after
ie "Numovna" had capttiretl her prie. while
;ho shores of Uri'tuny were fast recedng
a the distance, the Princess ivgalned her
coiiseiousness. She did not seem to rea
lUe her .sit nut mii immediately; but soon
uiomosy rclurned. and she sprang to her
foot, her cheeks scarlet with indignation
and her whole betug quivering with anger.
She saw. sealed oin the adjoining room,
busily omipied with some duty or other,
nUmche, the maid whom tho steward had
secured in Puns. To her sho appealed in a
perfect torrent of hasty words:
"Why am 1 treated thus? Where am II
Who are you t Do you know who 1 am I I am
the Princess Natalie."
"He quiet, my dear lady. You can do
nothing. You lire comfortably settled. I
ntn your maid. Pray, calm yourself," com
placently said the woman, a strong, hearty,
ivU-chceked widow of about forty.
r.veryone on the "Nninovnn" wis cans
tullv informed that this young girl was
Fairfax's relative, whose mind had become
a littlo unsettled by a recent illness, and
that, for the suko of greater privacy, ho
wan conveying her to her American homo
ju Mr. Nebbitfs yacht.
fsho glanced around. This was, clenrly,
tho cabin of a steamer. Sho could feel tho
throbbing of the screw and tho rolling of
the boat on the waves. Yet, only ten min
utes ago -a: least, so it seemed to her -she
had been riding among her beloved hills of
Brittany, several miles from the sea-coast.
Sho remembered the old peasunt-woinait and
tho rude grasp from behind, the horrible
s.'iisation of choMng. and then -all was
blackness and n blank.
She looked again. 'I'liero was the pleas
ant and comeiy-faced mald.with her honfist,
motherly face, bonding over the table iu tho
adjoining saloon. Hero was here own
cabin, adorned with all sorts of Aovoly pict
ures, many of them familiar. Some repre
sented scenes in Brittany, others in Switz
erland, or Italy, and --could she believe hor
eyes (-there was a photograph of hor own
P.lcctric lumps lighted tho vessel. Ele
gant oil paintings hung on the Avails.
Shelves, filled with books, attracted the eye.
An easel, with c.invas stretched ready for
use, stood in the corner, and close by wero
paints, a palette and brushes.
A fine piano stood opposite. A song lay
on the rack. Natalio started in surprise,
h was, of course, again tho "Addlo," and -hero
she sprang forward and gavo a cry of
jonuinodollpht. .Suspended, by a silk rib
Kin and resting against the song was hor
ost palette knife. A note was attached to
it. Tho envelope bore the words : "For tho
She opened it and read: V
"Do not ha afraid. You can not under
stand. Only trust and all will bo well.
Vou will bo'treated as becomes a Princess.
Your family has boon communicated with
ind informed of your safety. In a few
lays you mav expect to hear from them."
Sho' turned to look at the wall bohitid hor.
lor surprise was complete when she rco-i-jnized
Lydia in tiio elegant iwrtrtiit hung
tig over her head. (Lydia was a noted
joautvof tho English peerage, and Fairfax
and found this engraving, among others, In
a Paris art store.)
Slio began to experience a desire to ex
plore her prison. Blanche made no objec
tion when sho proposed going out on deck
and around the vessel.
As she was passing toward tho bow, she
heard a joyous neigh, and looking towards
lll'IIIIIXO HIS NOaK .UI.UNBT (IIS MISTIIKSS'
the soiiico, horself gave a glad cry and
rushed toward a ttall whore stood her own
Mudji. NaUlfo was overcome with delight,
and wopt tours of happiness over the neck
of her beautiful horsn, whllo Mudji, in turn,
evinced liiafTectioii by gently neighing and
rubbing his uoso against his mistress' face.
A vory pretty picture indeed, thought
uihuI Blanche ui.d all the sailors who saw it.
Forthwith tho sweet lady " ("iworsoul'
hey bay her mind s not right,") anil liar
rs became objoots for the devoted udmi
.u'U'U ah I nttontioii of ull the urow.
i win. iih youii, Murium, i.irri.n maid!
Itro Uie Pruioesa retired for Uis ovoiilng
the notunl what she had not prevluuHly
bt't iti.J Ihi huk" it had ueoa hldilen by
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"No one knows, my lady. It wa3 found in
nu asylum iu Paris. Tho matron says sho
has preserved its clothes and a littlo locket
that accompanied them ever since tho child
was brought there."
Here she displayed to tho gazo of tho now
thoroughly-interested Natollc, a set of baby
clothes, marked by great costliness of ma
terial. A womau's handkerchief, on which
was interwoven an M. and a smnll note la
delicate hand-writing, were tho only other
artWlos in the bundle besides the locket.
The note read as follows:
"This is my daughter Dolores. Sho is
well born. I inn forced to part with her.
All that she must learn of her niotlmr is
that my name Is Marie. May tho gixxl Jesus
watch her and forgive those who separate
()a the lix'kct wero engraved tho simple
words " Murir f. om V.c or;" and interwoven
together, wero a lock of soft line hair and
one of black, rather coarse hair.
So this little Dolores was without father
or mother; without a local habitation, or
even a correct surname ; for the matron had
called her, as she lay so sweetly sleeping fli
the basket in which they found lift", Dolo
res, the Angel.
Blanche explained the presence of tho lit
tlo angel with them. Fairfax had decided
to tell tho truth In this case, and. according
ly, hud instructed hor to say t lint those who
lr.nl caused the Princess to be placed upon
the y.u-ht had put thereon this little found
ling, "who hud come under their notice and
excl'cd their sympathy, with the hope that
It might also arouse the interest of tho
Pnce -.s nnd Induce her to give the littlo
creature the protection and caie it needed."
Was it surprising that this appeal should
Natalie's mother had died when tho girl
was very young. Hetweea her father and
herself there existed no love; their sym
(mthies were never the same. She always
feurcd and disliked him, and, when ho
married again, the two became more than
ever estranged in affection, if possible. -
With the death of hor brother hud been
suvered the bond of the only really great
love nhe hail for any being on earth.
A pretty sccno was witnessed tho follow
ing morning whon little Dolores waked
HP and caught sight of the lovely faco of
Natalie, who lay sleeping in an adjoining
Involuntarily the child gazed in admiring
awo upon the slumbering stranger. Softly
she murmured, " pretty lady," and, steal
ing Iu on tiptoo to the Princess, kissed her
This was quite enough to waken Natalie,
who naturally was startled at seeing tho
little fairy -like apparition by her bcd-sldo.
In a moment she seised Dolores in her
arms, and in her turn kissed the wondering,
yet pleased child, exclaiming as she did so:
"You dear littlo creature. No one shall
take you from me."
Dolores' triumph was now complete. Sho.
hud ensnared the heart of Natalie, whllo sho
1'Crneir immediately seemed to fool instinct
ively that, in this woman, she had found a
Th'.m the lives of Natalio and Dolores
.K'uded. the one with tho other, and tho two
.-ere rarely separate, while tho hold that
u.i original pair acquired upon tho sailors
It may well bo believed flint if tho voyago
:d lasted a day longer tho entire crew
-.mid have deserted, captain alid all, mid
I'lVred to go into voluntary serfdom to their
cloved "lady and tho littlo gal."
CIIAPTKlt XVI II.
coon Biiic, wi; must p.mit!
Fairfax, meanwhile, kept hniself con-i-euled
so carefully that very few, even of
'.he sailors, caug t so much as a glimpse of
Una; whllo Natalie and Dolores had not tho
ilightest suspicion of his presence. Ho was
iu a continual agony of mind lest they should
discover him, or lest the voyage should.
b. interrupted by some catastrophe. How
ever, tho passage proved exceptionally'
pleasant, and thov came hi sight of Oritutl
M:inun Inland, off the eastern coast of
.'hilne, two or three hoars before sundown
on the tenth day.
Prom ( I rand Milium to Mount Desert tho
un Is generally accomplished la seven or
Shortly after mid-night on tho 7th day of
September, IbM-just ten days after leav
ing Franco- the "Nninovnn" came tounchor
olf tho shore of a littlo inlet,. opposite llald
Porcupin ) Island in Frenchman'.! bay. This
liiVt is known us Cromwell's Harbor.
Word was scut to lllaucho mid Natalia
that they must prepare to land.
Warned by a telegram from Mr. Porto,
the butlor had made preparations for th)
guesty whom h was expecting by every
train or steamer. Ho was greatly aston
ished at their untimely arrival.
The sailors were inconsolable at tho
thought of parting from tholr favorites.
Many a furtive wipe of tho eye was Indulged
in, and the brawny, largo-chested follows
stolo iqi to tho little Dolores and insisted on
kissing the dimpled hands of tho sleeping
Fairfax and tho captain parted, tli6 latter
receiving a hearty grasp of tho hand a
largo roll of money and a caution to keep
tho entire afTiilrqulot-ospeciiilly to prevent
It from getting into tho newspapers.
The boat loft the shore, the regulur dip of
tho oat s was heard dying away la tho dis
tance, and the Namovua lu a few minutes
departed as quietly as she hud come, no ono
hrtho sleeping village of liar Harbor having
oven been aware o. her presence. Hho
steamed directly to Now York.
To make a digression, oro closing this
chapter, .oun Louvait resolved to put forth
one more effort to discover and soUo tho
culprits. Ho cabled a brother detective in
Now York, asking him to watch for tho
"Nauiovna's" arrival and seurch thut ves
sel when she npisrarcd.
Hut Fairfax suspecting that this would bo
ono of the plans of his pursuers, told thu
captain to clear away every vestigo of a
woinun's prosoiicoon tho yacht, and to warn
all the crew to keep close-mouthed when
uiqirouehed on thu topic of their passengers.
This last injunction was quite unneces
sary. When the dotoctivo lioariled tho
"Niimovna" at Now York ho could not olioit
tho hiust information, nor detect any traces
of a female passenger. Tho yacht, appar
ently, had conio direct from HrcsttoNow
York, where it now lay awaiting Mr. Nob
Louvait was silenced, but not convinced.
Ho only was biding his time.
Immediately aftor his arrival, Fairfax
shaved off from his face every trace of tho i
thlok Ismrd und the inustacho thut had long
ouiiooaled Ids lips und uhlii. His upicurunc
was mi ouuipltfloly ultorod that his dearest
filund would luivo passed hlin on tho street
us, a stranger
ills face was soniBWliat elortcal In appear,
nuee, uud yL wtUuU, hud uvory stern look.
The fluM'ly shut tlp, the nuriow but linn
Jaw, betokened au aiHUtUuti llmt the iippo
MH f the oouuuiimtie hud hitlmrto ion
ctmUt u.i i.e. , uming he had found a mnnhor
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