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CIIAPTKIt I. i "Yen. boys; settling In the backwoods
"1mt ar you thinking of, Frank?" or In tho prairies."
Mrs. Hardy asked her husband one even- "Oh. that would 1k Jolly." Charley aald.
Inp. after an unusually lone silence uu "I know, papa, having tight with III
hU part. ' dlans, and all that sort of thlug. Oh, It
"WcJI, my dear, I wot thinking of a ' would be slotloual''
rood many things. In the flrst place 1 "Well, Charley," his father aald, mil
loan with wondering what I should , Ing, "I do not kuow that we shall havo
lmtko of tho boys; and that led to n train fight with Indium, nor do I think It
of thought about ourselves and our clr- j would be very Jolly If we did. Hut wo
cumstancca." I should have to rough it, you know; you
Mr. llardr snoko cheerfully, but his boya would hare to work hard, to help
wife saw at onco that It waa with an
effort that ho did no. She mora! nor
chair nearer to his by the Br. "It is a
serious question, Krank, about tho boys.
Charley Is fifteen now, and Hubert four
teen. I wonder myself sometimes what
we shall do with them."
"There seems no opening here In Eng
land for yeuug fellow. The professions
are crowded, even If they were not alto
gether beyond our means; and as to tt
clerkship, they had bettor have a trade
and stick to it: they would bo far hap
iiW. Mini nn.irlr ns well nalJ. The fait
Is, Clara," and here Mr. uaruy pauscu
little-, ns If to gain courage to aay
,-.., ...-. . .. --, ,
what he feared would bo very disagree
able to his wife "the fact is, wo ato
altogether too crowded here. The best
thing for the children, by rar, ana i
think the best thing for ourselves, would
be to emigrate."
Mrs. Hardy K "'tie "'K" but M,d
nothing, and aat looking quietly into tho
fire, as her husband went on: "You see,
my dear, I nm Just, and only Just, mak
ing enough for us to live upon. Nor la
there any strong probability of an In
crease of business. The bays are grow
Ing up, and I see no prospect of giving
them a fair start in life. Abroad It is
altogether different: we can buy land and
sleek it far next to uothlag. We should
live roughly, cortainly; but at least there
is no fear for tho future, and we should
atart our boys In life with a fair cer
tainty of aueeew. Still. It la far too
acrieus a matter to decide upon hastily.
I only threw out the suggestion; and If
you, after thinking It over, are against
It, there Is an end or the matter."
Mrs. Hardy was silent for a little, and
a tear sparkled on her cheek, then she
aald: "I am not surprised, Krank, at
what you have said. In fact, I have ex
pected It for some time. I have observed
you looking over books upon foreign coun
tries, and havo seen that you often sat
thoughtful and quiet. I guessed, there
fore, what you had in your mind. Of
course, dear, as a woman, I shrink from
the thought of leaving all our friends and
going to quite a strange country, but 1
don't think that I am afraid of tho hard
hips or discomfort. Thousands of other
women have gone through them, and
there Is no reason why I should not do
the same. I do think with you that it
would be a good thing fr the boys, per
haps for the girls, too; and that, when
we have got over the first hardships, we,
too, should b happier and more freo
from care than we are now. So you will
meet with no opposition from me; and If,
after deliberation, you really determine
that it Is the best thing to do, I shall be
ready to agree with you."
Mr. Hardy was an architect, as his
father bad been heforo hint. Ho had not,
however, entered the ottlce at the usual
age, but when eighteen had gone to the
United States, to visit an uncle who had
settled there. After spending some time
with him, tho lore of adventure had tak
en him to the for West, and there he
had hunted and shot for nearly three
years, till a letter entreated him to re
turn to England, as his father's health
was falling. He at once started for Eng
land. He was a good draughtsman, and
was shortly able to tako a great burdsn
off his father's shoulders.
lie had not Weil long at home, how
ever, beforo he fell In lovo with Clara
Alntree, tho daughter of a clergyman;
and his father making over to him a
share in the business, they were marriel
Just as Frank attained his twenty-fourth
year, his wife Wing about nineteen. Two
year after tho marriage Mr. Hardy
senior died, and from that tlmo Frank
bad carried on tho business alone.
Ilia father bad been possessed of a
small private fortune, but had rasb'y
entered Into the mania of railway specu
entered into t lie mania or rail way .pecu-
latlon, and at his death had left about!
fifteen thoiisaud dollar to hi son. 'Ihl
um Frank Hardy had carefully pro-1
served Intact, he had foreseen that
llie I line uiikui touio nui-u n nimu,
bis children's sake, be advisable to oml
grate. He had long looked forward to
this, but had abstained from taking any
step until his sons were of an age to bo'
auie to mane memseiye u.u, ... u ...
Ju the bush or upon the prairies.
The subject of (.Migration onco started,
was irequvuiiy luuuuiim. .... "--".
booka and maps began to be cousulted,
and tho advantage and disadvantages of
the various countries and colonics t be
debato. Finally, Mr. and Mrs. Hardy
agreed that tho Argentine Itepubllc, In ,
Jl .UUijUIIIVWMfc MICK, ..- vm...wt- w-
tcnt of fertile loud, In Its splendid ell
mate, it cheap labor, and Its probable
prospects, offered tho greatest advan
tage. The decision onco arrived at, It was
duturmliiod to announce It to the children, j
Ilraakfast was over, when their fatlior
naldi "Walt a moment, hoy; uieio l
Huinsthiiig ho want to talk to you about,
Your mamma and I hnvo been wonduring
what you boya ore to beeome, and we do
not see any openings likely to occur hero.
Now, what should you vuy to us all emi
grating?" "What, going abroad, papa?" thoy both,
tf .C C CK (X .CTi.CTS.CTk fl .CTI N
me in everything, and to look aftvr th
cattle and sheep."
"What fun! what funt" the boys both
shouted; "we should like It of all thing
iu the world."
"And what do you think of it, Maud
nnd HthelJ" their mamma asked the two
little girls, who were looking very ttur
prised, but rather doubtful an to the
pleasure of the lights with Indians. "You
will hare to be two very useful little
women, and will have to help mo Just ns
the boya will have to help papa. Very
likely we may not bo able to get n ser
vant there, nnd theu wo shall have to do
'That will be fine, mamma," said
Maud, who was rather over twelve, while
ler shier was Just eleveu. "I don't think
I could cook, but you should cook, and 1
tould scrub and do alt the hard work,
ind Kthe! could wash up, and lay the
table, and that sort of thing."
"This affair Is a serious business," said
Sir. Hardy, "and although I hope and be
Ue.ro that we ahall all enjoy our life very
much, still we must prepare for It, aud
look upon It In earnest, and not as a
sort of game. I have business here which
I cannot finish before another eight or
nine months. Iet us nil make the mot
of our time before we start. In the first
place, the language of the people amng
whom we are going is Spanish, and we
iuit all learn to speak It well beforo we
.cave. For the next three months we
will work together at grammar and exer
cises, and then I will try and get some
Spanish teacher to live In the house, and
speak the language with us until we go.
Iu the next place, It will 1m well that
you should all four learn to ride. I bar
hired tho paddock next to our garden,
and have bought a peuy, which will be
here to-day, for the girls. You boys have
nlready ridden a little, and I shall now
have you taught In the riding school. 1
vent yesterday to Mr. Saris, and asked
him If he would allow mo to make an
arrangement with his head gardener for
you to go there to learn gardening. He
at once agreed: and 1 have arranged with
-tho gardener thaf you aro "both toV Uwro
every morning at six o clock, ana Jro to
work until nine. From braa&ftM to din
ner you will h'sve to yourselves. From
two till half-past four you are to learn
carpentering. I have made an agreement
with Mr. Jonea to pay him so much. to
take you aa a sort of apprentices for the
next nlno months. In the evening we
win all work together at Spanish. It will
be hard work; but if you want to be of
any real use to me, It Is absolutely nec
essary that you should be able to use a
spade and to do rough carpentering. Aa
the time draws on, too, I shall ask one of
the farmers near to let you go out with
bis men nnd get some uotiun of plowing.
Well, what do you say to all that?"
"Hut you havu not told us yet where
we are going to, papa," Charley said.
"We are going to farm upon the banks
of one of the great South American riv
er probably the l'arana, in the Argen
Mr. and Mrs. Hardy watched thrir
children from tho window. They went
out Iu a group to the summer house In
tho corner of tho garden, all talking ex
citedly. Then Maud ran back again to
tho house, and In a minute or two return
ed with the school room atlas, nnd open
ing it upon the table, they alt clustered
over It in eager consultation.
Mr. Hardy turned to her husband with
a smile. "You will have to get up the
subject, Frank, so as to bo able to answer
the innumerable questions you will be
"I shall always refer them to you."
There was quite n talk wksn it was
known that Mr. Hardy was going to
emigrate with his wife and family. He,
aud his father before him, had been
, clablUhed in the town that there
f , fc dJ , kaow. ,,
Knl) ,rat,(; , th, yvttr 185l w ,
U. coimnou ,nan t . ,,, and the Inter-
est was proportionately greater. Charley
and Hubert became quite popular charac
ter among their school fellows, wh.i,
! j.n i.btasb tltuwr tin ttt j(i ttrnttldl alias si Vtl
tQ ,(are a u,k M Jw UUtant
,,,, lo wuth tlu.y wero K0,Dr
Af(cr touf ,. Karjeiilag, Mr. liar-
(Jy I)Jncw, tho jwjri, wltJ) a farmer wj10
iiVimI n inllo distant, olid mado an ar-
rangcmi-nt for them to breakfast thrre,
so that they now remained at work from
0 Iu the morning until 1". Here they
obtained some Idea of harnessing an I
MylaK horses, of plowing, and of thu
other farming operations,
One day Mr. Hardy said to tho boys;
"Thero is no reason why you should nit
bo ablo to shoot an stralghtly as a man,
anil I havu therefore bought two curbhios.
They will carry up to COO yards. I havo
obtained Ivuvu from Mr. Ilarcotirt, who
lives three mile from here, to put up n
.j argot nt the foot of some bare hill on
his property, and wo will walk over there
twice a week to practice."
A Mr. Hardy spoke tho boy wcro
ready to dun to with delight, and this was
lucreaHcd when they were shown tho
arm which ho had bought for the expe
dition. Tin firing was rather wild at first, but
after n few weeks' aractka they fcteawa
very Kteady, nud In three or four months
could mnko prtty certain of a hullVtja
nt IIUO yard. Of ll this Mr. Hardy
and tho girU kiunr nothing; but there
was nut the atime nccrecy observed with
reference t thu sludgum. These tiny
took luime with tliein. ami Mr. Hardy
said that ho understood that the pliilni
uf South America swarmed with garni,
nud that, therefore, It was well that U
boya should leara how to shoot.
It was nearly a year after ha had ma
ap hi mind to emigrate before Mr. Har
dy waa able to conclude all his arrange
ments. Thcu came tho great business uf
packing up. This Is no trilling matter
when a family uf six persons are going
to make a move to a uevr country. Th
bulk of luggage was very Urge. Mr.
Haoly was taking with him plow mi4
agricultural Implements, beside a good
stock or seed of various kinds. The
had been went on direct by a sailing ship
starting a fortulght befort themsehes.
When thtlr heavy baggage waa paek(4
up It, too, with sent off, so a to be put
mi board tho steamer by which they wura
to sail; and then came a long round of
vlnlts to bid farewell to all their friends.
Thin over, tlioy embarked on board the
Itarbadoe for Klo and lluenoi Ayres.
1 really were the girls niniMcd nt the tiny
little cabin allotted to them nnd their
mother n similar little den being takin
poctou of by Mr. Hardy and th
Imys. The smartnd of the vessel an I
the style of her fittings alike. Imppiwcd
and delighted them. Sarah, their house
maid, accompanied the party. She bad
been Isft early an orphaa, and had been
taken as a nursemaid by Mrs. Hardy.
A time went on, and tho little girl lis
longer required a nurse, she had remain
ed as housemaid, aud having no frliada,
now willingly accompanied them. Mr.
Hardy had, to her great amuiement, la
slstcif upon her slgnlag a paper agreeing,
upon her master's paying her passage, to
remain with him for a jear; at the cm
of which time she was to bo nt liberty
to marry or to leave them, ahould she
Tho last look whh-h the party cast to
ward llugland, as the Welth coa.t sank
In tho distance, wero less tnelaaehely
than those of most emigrants. The young
people wero all full of hope and exrhe
mrnt. while oven Mrs. Hardy felt but
little disposed to give way to sorrow,
a It had been arranged that In three or
four years, If all went well, she should
bring her daughters orer to Knglaud to
finish their education.
After an uneventful voyago across th
Atlantic they finally arrived at the har
bor of llurnos Ayres, where th two great
rivers, the Urugusy and tho l'araus,
unite to form the wide sheet of water
called the river La 1'lits. It was night
when the lUrbadoes dropped her anchor,
and It was not until the morning thai
they obtained their first view of thtlr
future home. Tbslr exclamation was
one of disappointment. The shores were
perfettly fiat. After tho magnificent har
bor of Ilia iM oalitterestlng ooast was
"What a distance we anchored from
the shore." Hubert said. "It must be
tbreo or four miles off."
' "Not so much s that, Hubert," Maud
insisted; "not more than two miles, I
"Tho distance of object across water
Is Very deceiving," said the captain. "It
Is from eight to nine miles to those build
ings you see."
"Why do we anchor such a long way
off, captain?" asked Charley.
"Ilecauae the shore Is so flat that there
Is no water for us to get in any closer.
In a couple of hour you will see boat
coming out to fetch you In; and, unless
It happens to lie high tide, even these
cannot get to the beach, and you will
havo to land In carts."
"In carts, Captain Trovor?" thoy all re
peated; "that will be a strange way of
"Yes, It Is," the captain atmvorod. "I
think that we can safely say that the Ar
gentine Itepubllc Is the only country In
tho world whtro the only way to land at
It chief city I In a cart."
Tide was fortunately high, and the boat
containing the Hardy and tho lighter
portion of their luggage was ablo to get
up to the landing place without the cart
lielng called Into use. A they approai h
ed the land they wero hailed In a hearty
voice, and greetings wero exchanged be
tween Mr. Hardy and his friend Mr.
Thompson a sunburnt-looking man with
a great beard-in a I'auama hat and in
a suit of spotless white.
"Why, Mrs. Hardy," ho said as they
landed, "you hardly look a day older than
you did when I last saw you fourteen
years ago. And nojv.Tf yon please, we
will be off as soou as we can, for my
ratancla Is fifteen mile away. I hare
made the best arrangement I could for
getting out: but road oto not a strong
point In this country, mid wo seldom
trust ourselves In wheeled vehicles far
out of tho town. Yoii told me in your
letters, Hardy, that the young people
could all ride. I have horse In any num
ber, and hare got In two very quiet ones,
with side saddle, which I borrowed frosa
some neighbors for your girls; but If thsy
prefer It, they can go in the trap with
"Oh, no, please," Maud said; "I had
much rather ride."
(To be rontlniiod.l
Hii rail's KIhnImk llocord.
When Mine. Hunih Ilemliurdt ra
turned to I'arla from this country she
OHtnlillshwl it record In klHKliij,' which
will bo linrd to bent. A largo number
of hex frlunds nnd admirer mot her at
tint gtntlon nnd greeted her with nn en
tbtislnatlc outburst of applause, koiiio
WO of them luilstliiff "i'on kissing tier.
Blio returned tlio unlutntlons, and for
nearly n qiinrlerof nn hour ufter alight
ing from tho train tho great actrcai wm
being kissed aud embraced-
LIVER AND KIDNEYS
It Is highly Important tliut thoao or
can should properly perform tliulr
When thoy don't, whnt InmcncHH nl
tlm slilu nnil liaok, wlmt yellnwiu'sn i(
tho nkln, what i'oiitttl(mUon. bud (nxtu
In thu mouth, nick hcudnclio, pimple
ami blotcliOH, uml Iuhs of courage, tell
A Kreiitnltornttvu nnd toulo
Gives thrca orguua vigor and touo for
thu proper perforninin'o of tliulr (unc
tions, ami eu tea an titeir ordinary an
incuts. Take It.
"What a luxury a clear ronrclturo
til" exclaimed tho High winded states
man. "Yet," answered Senator (torguum,
"It's a luxury, but ltian'tautceaUy."
"Do you think them la any danger of
America being dominated by F.nropn?"
"Ne Ir," answered Mr. Meekton
with extraordinary emphasis; "not mi
long na eminent Kuropeani continue to
marry American ulrla."
You can Urrf 1? Inerse th yield o
yourcniptir mlnsmtr special IsrlllK
vrs. Milia tor prices.
I CO! FEB GENT OFF
U5J3 on ill picket tads
X For orders of 1 1.00 or morn
2 (This doss not liictuils arsii mJ or
X r!u wJi In nuiuthr )
Z Iflu lhauisrkii writ for mcII ntt
: MANN, the SEEDMAN.
2 IBS i'rsnt Street. Portland, Or.
Schoolmaster Now, Jones, glvo me
a sentence, and then we will se If wo
can change It to tho Imperative form.
Pupil Tho horse draws the wagon.
(Schoolmaster Now put It in tho Im
perative. Pupil Gee upl Chunit.
A Musical Hero.
Little Daniel waa visiting at his
grandfather's In Ilia country for a few
days, and on gclng to the barn to two
tho anlmala ho heard cows lowing and
aald to his grandpa:
"Hear the cows horning."
"That I not what they are doing,'
aald grandpa. "They are lowing."
"Oh," aald little Dan. "I thought
thoy woro blowing tholr horns."
The world to-day la full of innocent sufferers from that most loathsome
disease, Contagious Wood Poison, People know In n general way that it is
a bad disease, but if all its horrors could he brought before them they
would shun it ns they do the Leprosy. Not only the person who contracts it
Buffers, but the awful taint is transmitted to children, nnd the fearful sores
and eruptions, weak eyes, Catarrh, nnd other evidences of poisoned blood
show these little innocents are Buffering the awful consequences of soma
body's sin. So highly contagious is tills form of blood poison that one may
be contaminated by handling tho clothing or other articles in uso by a
person afflicted with this miserable disease. There is danger even in drink
ing from the same vessel or eating out of the same tableware, as many puro
and innocent men nnd women have found to their sorrow. The viruu of
Contagious Wood Poison is so
ffirnfui irfZrSr1! BLOOD POISON IS NO
first little sore appears the whole
system is infected aud every
dron of blood in the body is
tainted with the poison, ami tho
skin is soon covered with n red rash, ulcers break out in the mouth nud
throat, swellings appear in the groins, the hair aud eyebrows fnll out,
and unless the ravages of the disease are checked at this stage, mora
violent and dangerous symptoms appear in the form of deep and oflcnsivo
sores, copper colored splotches, terrlblo paiuB iu bones nud muscled, aud
general breaking down of the system.
8, 3. S. is a opcclfic for Contagious Blood Poison and the only remedy
that antidotes this pcculiur virus aud makes n radical nnd complete cure of
the disease. Mercury nnd Potash hold it iu check so long ns tho system is
under their influence, but when the medicine is left off the poison brenks out
again as bad or worso than ever. Besides, the uso of these minerals bring
on Rheumatism aud stomach troubles of the worst kind, nnd frequently pro
duce blecdiug and spongiucs.') of tho gums and deeny of tho teeth. S. 8. 8.
cures Wood Poison in nil stages nnd even reaches down to hereditary tniuta
can be taken without any injurious effects to health, aud an experience of
nearly' fifty years proves beyond doubt that it cures Contagious Wood Poison
completely aud ncrmancntly. Write for our "Home Treatment Book,"
which described fully the different stages and symptoms of the disease.
THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO.. ATLANTA, SA
Youthful Hank Prssldsnt.
Wndo II. Negus of Grconvlllo, Mini.,
who was alnotod president of tho First
National bank In that olty last uok,
Hucrocrilng his father, the Into Major
JaumaK. HigtiH, In probably the young
est bunk president In tho United Htntus,
being but l!l years old,
Immense Ilanynn Tree.
In one of tlio llowo Islands off tho
Australia a banyan treo has been dis
covered the brandies nnd trunk of
which cover nearly seven acres.
An Uasttr Chirp.
First Olilck Oh, you needn't put on
to many airs, your mothor waa not a
Kecoml Chick Until My mother
was a high priced Incubatcr, while
yours waa only a common old ho.
Thtr ta more CaUrmtn this stetlon of the
country thn all otlitr dliirs put tnsethtr,
anil unlit lb Issl fsw y srs wi iupio.nl to bo
Ineursbts. Far a (rust many r ilneiors pro
nnunrnt It a local dl, n! tirrscrlbeit local
rmillet. and ly rumlnntlr Mllna lo euro
wild local liMlmtnt, prniiotinrsd It IneiirsM.
iVImro has proven cslsrtliln I aronitltu.
Ilonsl illirSH, and (harrier requires ennitttu.
tumil trrtuint. Hall's Catarrh Cure, insn
ufloid If F. J DinifA Co.Ttiltdii, Olils
IsUianulyronntiluliunsI cure mi ilia insrkel.
Il Is taken tnitrimllr lmlir (rum lOilreMlo
a t'siMnful. It aris directly on Id blooit
ainl miiroin turls of th system. Thr otter
on liniulrrit dollsrs far ny m It lulls tj
rure. Hsiiii fur cIiciiUm smt Udluinnlsls. Ad.
llsll's Fsinlly Pills r th best.
Cause for Rejoicing.
Mx Does your wlfo play tho piano?
Ilia Does alio play any musical In
strument? Dlz Nono whatever,
"That's good. You ought to be proud
ot lior accomplishments."
"Why does ho always begin with the
statement, "To mako a long .story
"Oh, that's Jmt to enronrago you to
believe he' rolmr to do It."
Couldn't Ue Wora.
"Yonng man," aald the stern father,
"do you think you aro In a position to
upjiort inv daughter In the atylo to
which alio ha been aceuitomiHl?"
"Huru thing," replied the knowing
youth. "Why only last week tho re
fill I to accompany mo to the theater
because tho had nothing to wear."
Wanted to Realize.
Three year-old Julia wanted to
write Hanta. Olatis to bring her a
"shot gan." When asked what alio
wanted It for she taldi
"I want to shoot ouo of papa's cattlo
and get tho money out of It, for papa
says thero Is money In cattlo."
In deed Company,
"Isn't It a absme, Abe?" aiked his
father, "You aro the second year In
"ohamet" aald Abo; "my teacher la
twelro ycara already In tho ranie clais,
and nobody thlnka it'a a shamol"
"Do ministers take In this town?"
Inquired the advance agent of tho Col
osral Hlack-Cork troupe.
"Well, the last that woro here did,"
responded the Innkeeper sourly. Tiioy
took everything, evon to tho aoap out
of their rooms."
RESPECTER OF PERSONS
nnd removes nil traces ol the poison nud
saves the victim from the pltinble conse
quences of this monster scourge. Aa long
ns n drop of the virus Is left in the blood
it is liable to break out, and there is danger
of transmitting the disease to others.
S. 8. 8. is miarantecd nurel v vegetable and