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The Man with the Filmy Eye*, the jealous suspieians of the lover,.
and the dubious reputation of a
magnatizer and spiritualist, but to
BY MRS. JANE G. AUSTIN.
prevent the agitations to the patient
From The People’« Home Journal.
likely to arise from her lover’s con
oversight and inquiries.
The idea was so artfully insinu
“Well, there we differ, Mr. Baoa-
ated that Haughton might very
abee,” muttered the other, aside;
likely be tempted to break his en
“I believe either that these two
gagement should he discover his
were aceouiplicee, or that Haugh
betrothed to be in danger of mental
ton is the thief, and wisites to olear
aberration, and that on every ac
himself by shifting the accusation
count it was best that he should,
on the shoulders of a man who is
for the present, remain in ignorance.
no longer here to defend himself.
Haying obtained this promise,
Who is going to believe ihnt cock-1
the mesmerist began his work, and
and-bull story of Haughton’s going
soon acquired an influence and
to sleep, leaving a stranger roam
power whose fatal effects the wretch
ing about the bank?’’
lover had perceived, whilethe
‘’Chloroform, maybe,” ventured l
I while the cause remained in mys
‘‘Chloroform leaves its scent in, tery.
a closed room like that, and no • A touch, sometimes merely a
man not a fool can be chloroformed ! fixed look from Mr. Lovering suf
and not know it in broad daylight* ficed to rouse her to intense and ac
and wide awake,” retorted the tive life, but wanting this she seem
ed bevond the reach of all influence
love; and her poor mother had
And then both turned to interro-
gate the widow, whose story,divest 'of late been withheld^from confi
ed of digression and lamentation, dence in Haughton more from fear
was simply that early in the after of his insisting upon Lovering’s de-
noon Mr.jIxivering had hastened 1 parture and Hope’s consequent
into the house, told her that he death than by be: promise of se-|
had just received a letter summon crecy.
This long story finished, the
ing him immediately to Philadel
three men ¡expressed each his char-'
phia on important business. He
said chat he should be away about acteristic view of it
“The upshot of the matter is. i
a week, and should carry only a
large valise with him, leaving the Mrs. Wiston,” said Bent, contempt
heavy trunk in Mrs. Wiston's uously, “that your daughter has
charge. He then ran upstairs, und fallen in love with the scamp, and
presently called Hope, saying that ran away with him.”
‘‘Not an ordinary scamp,” inter
he had some books for her io read
Barnabee, eagerly. “He pro
while he was gone, and a few words
of advice to offer upon her studies bably has never approached Miss
Wiston as a lover, or ever will. He
and her health.
Mrs. Wiston went herself to pre is a professional mesmenzer, proba-!
pare a cup of tea, as Mr. Lovering bly, and coming here te recruit his ■
had requested, for him to take be exhausted energies has has found
fore leaving, and while she was in a satisfactory medium in her. and
the kitchen Hope left the house to hse, by his infernal art, lured her
do a little shopping for Mr. Lover away with hirn to serve as ¡the
ing. as he explained when he came ‘usbject,’ in hiB exhibitions, and.
down to drink his tea and leave the perhaps to point out deposits of I
I treasure which he will make his
Since that moment she had seen own, as he has the plunder of our
neither of them, and after dark had , bank ”
gout out to look for Haughton, and I
“Boshl” remarked the president. I
inquire if he knew anything of I
“Be he mesmerist or sorcerer,]
In answer to further, close and | or what he may,” said Vale Haugh
revere questioning on the part of ( ton, in a low and savage tone, “he
the young man, now rapidly recoy-. is the destroyer of my life, and my
ering his self-command and usual ( bitterest enemy, and shall vet be
¡»owera of mind, the widow finally come the victim of mv vengeance,
confessed that the relations between so help me (Sod!’
Five days from that night the
her lodger and her daughter had
cashier of the Ir>>nton Bank,
l>een beculiar and intimate.
Soon after his arrival at the cot declared innocent of the robbery 1
tage, Hope had begun to complain , there committed, resigned the posi-1
of pains in the head, accompanied tion from which Mr. Bent, and a
with loss of memory and a feeling certain number of the directors,
of perplexed helplessness very dis wished to dismiss him, while others
as warmly, wished to retain him,
Mr. Lovering, discovering this I and set forth upon the quest to
trouble, had looked very grave, and which he had decided to dedicate
after considerable urging to give his entire life if necessary, as well
his opinion, had said that, being as his entire means.
profi ssionaliy educated as a physi
“And if your own funds fail you,
clan, he understood these and the mv dear boy,” said hearty Mr.
other symptoms detailed to him as Barnabee, “you have every cent I
indicative of a brain trouble, likely own in the world at your command,
to end, at some distant day, in remember that,”
idioey or insanity. He pn fessed
TO BK CONTINT KD.
himself able to relieve the trouble,
however, partly bv medicine and
partly by a form of personal influ
ence. established by the laying on
of hands and uitgnetic passes, and
• »*•' B'sham
,r , •* » "vr
offered to undertake the case if the
V • F » t Hi| -,C Ml filkLl A l>’< t
patient and her motner would
N«w Yo»k X«. j 1 •t. Iv :
*• • J b » r 'tritio«
promise to keep his ministrations
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secret, especially from \ ale Haugh-
. 1 s'rl.ur« a i . .rough ti : v snu
- »1 •« ,«t ihrv srv iba 1
tou; the motive for such secrecy
»tr*- < a 1 h
being not only to protect him from
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•'•rr County is one of the richest and of Columbia < who is now clerk and Master
l.ixxe-t mil i>est counties in Tennessee. It I of the Chancery Court of this county), re
would be an exaggeration to say that any commended Dr. Williams’ Piuk Pills tor
one man knew every other man in this I Pale People.
“ I began using them as per directions for
counry, lair it may safely be said that few, if
any, van come nearer to it than Mr. Joe M. locomotor ataxia, and iu about one week
Foster. whose home is at Carter’s Creek, and some of my friends thought 1 was leuer;
iv'io is now connected with the Herald. In but it was two weeks before the improve
lite iutcr-.-t of the Herald, he has visited ment was plain to ail and satisfuemry tc my
tvnrlv every home in the county. I’pon self. Then, however, I Z-ueirthe pills w»re
*'state ” oec isioiis—tiiat is. the Herald’» an doing their grand ami glorious work, an.1
na *1 pic-n:c reu iion lie is the “ Master of I kept taking them until I could bubble
There are few men lietter ubout on crutches.
known, lew better liked, none more trusted, ' “ 11
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and »» It.it In-say, the H raid, unconditionally would do the rest, and I left off the pill»,
1 In about ten days I saw that I was going
und un-,u:vocally, will vouch for.
T > s,v him now in perfect health ami down hill again; I promptly renewed the
c:t -r rv. on - would not think that two anti pills, ami again I liegan to improve. A
a li-II' years ago he was a bed-ridden second time I tried to leave the i.aitle to a
in ."ill I. a physical wreck, whose family good constitution, but found it still t»o
p lyiicivi. love I ones at home and friends | weak so I commenced on the pills again
all t io iglit was soon to be "ailed hence. ami kept taking them until I wa> well.
ami not only he but his ' “ 1 was in my fifty-first year when I was
Ent such is tlv
f unily and a 1 hundred friends will testify to taken sick. It is now about two years sim*
j I discarded stick ami crutch and found my
he had, , and his legs strong enough to carry me. I am en-
It was a i peculiar affliction
nr.irvellous, his recovery a nine-
cure was marvellous,
nine joying splendid health, weigh more i.nd l<».k
teenth century miracle. .....2
.1__ ... others Letter tnan for years, and attribute my
limy enjoy the blessings of the wonderful health and my recovery and life to the
ni' dieine which beyond the per idventure of magic of Pink Pills for Pale People, under
n doubt—tinder G si’s blessing—saving his the blessing of God.
“ I have recommended these pills to a
life, Mr. Foster—not desiring publicity but
with the hop- of doing good—lias eon- numlier of people, and many I know li»'*
lieen cured by them. I wish in my heart
suited to tell of li •- sickness and his cutx.
It was in the fall of leCriJ he was taken »1. that every person on earth who is suffering
He w is a f inner then, and had spent the day I as I was could get them and would try tlirtn.
“To those who know me, 1 hope it is
exposed to the weather ami working in the
fiel 1. ind f >r five hours was in the mud, in a necessary for me to add that I make t!. *
st.>oning position. Ina few d ivs thereafter statement of my own free will, without
lie had a peculiar feeling in his feet and money and without price. But if there are
h l ids; they became numb and felt as if anv who are inclined to doubt. I will refer
: them to Dr. J. H. Hill. J. M. Bunter.
But, pcr'ims, it would !>e better to let Mr. D. Ixw’kridge, Joe Terwell, Amle.>-n ?.i»--
F • t.-r u-ll his own experience, and this is hols, 8. II. and G. W. Nichols, all of < niter «
Creek. Maury County, Tenn, orif tiny »il
v.’h it he s-iys:
•• ’ ’.»Bowing the ntimbnc«« of my feet and cal) upon me 1 will give tin tn the nam > <•'»
ii i-i I th.u numbness spread until my whole hundred witnesses of as good men end «omen
l.o lv w is |> iraiv 'cd. I had a dreadful con as the sun ever shone li| on.
“ Hoping some poor suttsrer may read amt
striction around my body. ami as I grew
worse this extended up. cutting off my believe and be raised from a bed of pain, I
breathing; it finally got within a few inches am
J oe M. F oster .
<’♦ mv thro it and it was with difficulty that
I br- ith d at all. At irregular intervals I I Care of the Herald, Columbia. Tennessee-
!. id lightning pains throughout my entire I Dr. Williams’ Pink Ihlls for Me P«*
Issly I'ld limos, and for at least five months pie are an unfailing remedy tor a.l di*
1 ww p. rf-ctly helpb ss, ami a man servant eases arising from a poor and watery condi
was kept in my room day and night te turn tion of the hlood, such as pile and sa -
loiv complexion, general
mein l««i and wait upon me.
lepression of spirits, lack of
" In th-earlier part of my illness my feet lo s <>f appetite. de|
felt as if 1 was walking bare-footed on a stiff •mtntion:
aiuemia. chlorosis or green sick-
•irpef, S.»»n I could not walk at all in the neas, palpitation of the heurt. shortness of
lark, and could not even stand alone with bre-ith on slight exertion, coldness of hands
my eves shut- I rapidly grew worse, ami or feet, swelling of the feet and limbs, pain
s ton my limos refused to carry me. Finally in the hack, nervous headache, dizziness
I lost my sense of feeling or touch, ami loss of memory, feebleiie-s of will, ringing 'n
could not tell when my feet were against the ears, enrly decay, all forms of femsit
each other, but felt all the while as if they weakne.«, )eucorrh<ea. tardy or irregular
periods, suppression of menses, hysteria,
w-r - lw:»i» rm!'—1 apart.
paralysis, L m , »motor ataxia, rheumsii’ia.
“In th- b.itiiitng I had called in
all diseases depending on vitiated
tami v phvsici in, a very successful praeti-
•¡•»ncr. lie put me on a treatment, with in- humors in the Idootl, cau-ing serofubi,
rii -ti»v»s to keep ve-v quiet. But I contin- swelled gl-imls. fever sores, rickets, hip-jmnt
i.-l to g- >w wor-e, and in almut six weeks he disease«, hunchback, acquired deformities,
told me, candidly ami honestly, that he had decayed bones, chronic erysipelas, catarrh,
.1 »n • hi• I»e«t, that he had also ail vised with consumption of the bowel« and lungs and
«»nt ■ of ■ '«»’■» nl.ia's leading physicians, giv- also For invigorating the blood ami system
iiit t’- m m.v symptoms, hut th-it he could when broken down by overwork, worry, dis
do >t vn • f w me ami it was useless for h’m ease. ex-esoes and imliscretions of living, re
t.,--y 1: ., f.rther. He an 1 the physicians covery from acu'e tiiseases, such as fevers,
.i h ■ advised pronounced my dis- etc., loss of vita) powers, spermatorrhwt.
early decay, prem i-tire < ! I see. Thcv act
v»i ,r etaxia. and incnm'de,
■' !l- t ; i ’v tri< ii<is th. y c-»-il»l Uy any. I directly on the blon»l. supplying to the hh»od
it» life-giving qualities by aaaMiaf >•
.bed. end lh» n I liesrnn trying alisocb
thst g-cst supporter of all
.t » is «n~g»~ted. I tried dir- organic oxygen,
life. Pink Pills are »•»1J by all deal
’F -'».»f »--rie-y—\ ¡t rails,slinck.
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i.i «end lei’tmp >i-e, with ninnls-r- er«. or will be sent p«t paid on receipt of
•* me-’• dries both intenrnlly and rrice. SO cents a box or six box«« for K W,
y »•♦drearing !>»-. Williams' Medietmt 0cw
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,> ,i 1st, I. i a cousin, Mr. A. N. Aikca, SJ.euecttdy,