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LETTIM DOWN THE BARS,
day he found himself at the farm
house where, every summer, Mrs.
Laurence brought her niece, not
BY SUE CHE9TNUTWOOD.
wishing to take her to a watering-
From People's Home Jeurnal,
place, I>ecau9e. although twenty,
she had not brought her out. The
But a word of thia man.
politic lady had kept her back,
H? was Mr. Laurence's son by hoping to see her elder nieces well
his first marriage. The present settled first.
Laurence, at the mature
Izaak Walton said to the scholar.
maidenly age of 30, had accepted •‘God never did make a more calm,1
the offer of the wealthy banker, and quiet, innocent recreation than an-
for the past twenty years had been fling-’’
a most loving wife, rendering to
This modern angler, standing
him all the deferential respect that ^gloomily on the river's bank, seeth-
position and wealth always elicited led a strange contradictory disciple,
of the quaint old teacher. “Calm,
Neil, his father’s sole heir, since quiet, innocent,” he refuted each
their marriage they bad not been assertion. There was fire in his
blessed with any children, was her eves, a heavy scowl upon his brow, I
pride and admiration, rendered so and his lips were almost fiercely
by the aforementioned fact, ami compressed; whilst, though he
this feeling was, perhaps, intensi stood perfectly motionless, the in
find by the distant, though respect ward struggle w-.s so palpable as
ful manner in which he had always to make the word quiet a sarcasm
treated her, for Mrs. Laurence was As for that last term, innocent, a
one of those women who admire little fish had nibbled off the bait,
people with whom they cannot sue and was slowly choking on the
wretched hook he had swallowed
ceed in becoming intimate.
He was gone the livelong day.
Her nieces, left with a few thous
he turned homeward the
and apiece, had shared their elegant
home since their childhood, and trees had ceased to cast their shad
scarcely had the little girls been owe, and the purple twilight spread
under her care a week ere she had over all the pleasant land.
planned a matrimonial alliance be
As he approached the farmhouse
tween her stepson and the eldest— he discovered sign? of stir and com-
and prettiest—blue eyed Carrol.
motion, and there were several
Years passed by, until he was trunks turned on end on the low
twenty and she eighteen. Then he browed piazza. Instead of enter
imagined himself desperately in ing the house, he went around it,
love, and asked his pretty half intending to seek information at
cousin to be his wife. Of course the kitchen, but.he found the solu
she accepted him, and they were tion ere he reached it. In passing'
betrothed. The engagement lasted the dining room the savor of stewed I
until Miss Carrol’s come-out party, chicken and the clatter of dishes •
when a newer face caught her fickle came out through the open windows.
fancy; then, for all the private and He approached one and looked in;
terrible lectures administered by the bright lights within, intensify
Mrs. Laurence to her niece, and the ing the late twilight without, left
enticing and deceitful delusions she him unse<-n.
endeavored to practice upon her
stepson, the engagement was brok and Carrol had arrived, and were
giving a brilliant recital of their
That I lad happened ¿even years summer’s dissipation The good
ago, and he ha>I%»i>g since learned farmer and his wife were listening
to sneer at his folly, for, though with wide mouthed admiration,
Carrol was a beauty, his maturer while Mrs. Laurence was quite neg
judgment found her both vain and lecting her well-filled plate in her
tiresome. Since that boyish epi blissful enj ryment. She was drees
sode he hud been absolutely ini d with unusual care and elegance. I
pervious to the «harms of the many Her gray hair was arrrnged in state
fair ones who had used their ut pompadour, her gold eyeglasses set
most ¡rowers to ensnare him, had on the bridge of her aristocratic
forsworn society, and had devoted nose to assist the keen, blue eves,
himself to his profession. llis instead of. as usual, dangling from
friends predicted for him a bache the chain at her throat; while her
lor’s life, and he bad accepted their delicate, jeweled hands were toying
fiat with his usual nonchalance, with the plebeian bone handles of
had almost learned to believe that her knife and fork.
such was his destiny, when, a few
I horndyke and Cora were not
weeks previous to the opening of there.
our story, he suddenly awoke to the
“Perhaps they were out fur a
fact that he had met his fate.
He turned away with a
He had seen h r grow up almost
«neer, left his string of fish at the
from her babyhood, this bright,
kitchen door, and. retracing |his
frank, dark-eyed Cora; had played
with her, and when he found that steps to the trout of the h »use, en-
he loved her. earnestly, deeply, «les ilertd, intending t«> go to his room.
In the large square hall he met
perately, ami that this love would
not I h > driven out from its strong Cora. She held a lamp in her I
hold m>r vet quelled, he was angry. hand and was just fre.-di from the'
He grew more cynical than ever the toilet. She look • <i r.i liant.
There was a bright ll ish on het i
and more reticent.
,and her dark eyts were
It happened just as the family
lustrous with excitement. She
were separating for the summer.
lie remained in the city with his won- a knot of rosea in her hair and
father, hoping to bury thia in add another on her bosom, which gave
ed business cares; bulacarcaly had character to the pale, llercy fabric
they Iwen gone a month when, with vf her graceful dress
They ha<i met right at the foot
strange caprice, he followed Carrol
and Amy to Saratoga, where th«-v of the stairs, she st inding a foot
were dissipating, being chaperoned strove bin , and thu-» blocking his1
lie looked weary and
by a friend of their aunt's.
Rut what would the needle gain
should it resist the magnet* One
FJP.THi FRIC: OF ONE.
AN OFT REPEATED STORY CrBU
FOR THIS YEAR
What Chas. H. Hackley has Dene for V/-i£-
Michigan—How the orJy Cloud in th j L.ij
of an Honored Man was Crushed
away by ¿cicrce.
THE S N FRANCISCO
Weekly Call !
From Grand Xapids, ííl
CHICK St.S3 I’KK Y< A*.
THE SAN FRANCIS 0
PUCK SO O t Pi It l EAH.
^HE SAN FRANCISCO
M* * iiaiidxoine eight-
page paper. It is la->u<-d every
Thursday, and contains alt of
tne important new* of the
week, gleaned from ever-y qu tr
ier of the globe, complete up
to date of publication. It iur-
nishee the latest and most
reliable fiuuncial news and
market quotation*, a< d give*
special atteiiti. n to liorticul-
tural and agricultural news,
and is in every rr-q act a fir*t-
tlass family paper, appeal) g
to the interest of every member
of the housenold.
HE MOUSING CAI.I,
(S bvbm laon a W bkk )
Is a live no tropoiit .a
daily. it is the MOST RELI A-
BLE. and is ree.ignizml as
b<-iiui the LEA 1;1NG NEWS-
PAPER <-( the Pacific Coast.
Either of the abs\e apers w<-
will send po’ti)-<id as a pre
mium on reeel. t uf the follow,
ing aubaerlption priera tor tba
ISO iHIi I...-. , PL ÏE13,
And i h¡> P p , P r law,
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Crvrh Cara is
,>:»>ry <•( nie<h-:iue.
' t: sell it on ? pus
ot. er c r-. car
t t «nr become
r>,- »’»» .«*tf ♦>» ■ _ d «normo-u. ex
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¿»-•n - ,ar - | m
■ i- ’ It Fr»*e bite
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if « t
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i*bil<> 1»» • '• •(’■'«un, or
boopi.'.R Cough. ust
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ns. ¿n, - . 4. If your Lenir
Prier lv ?’
r B;■ i h.ue. ...» Shiloh», Porose
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i e.- «aia ty all Dtcy
futa and 1) ¿lors.
most beautiful spot in Muske
ts Inseparably associated with
the name ct Ilackl y, and in ail West
ern Michigan there is not a name bet
ter known, ar.d among the studious
and those interested in deeds of phil
anthropy, 'his name Is known and ad
mired. Chas. II. Hackley has been in
the lumber business continuously since
1S56, and in that time has amassed a
fortune, which gives l.im a rating
among the wealthy men of the na
tion. Dut with wealth there did not
ccnio that tightening of titc purse
strings which is generally a marked
characteristic of wealthy men.
There is no prettier spot in the State
than Hackley Park in a square sur
rounded and pierced by stone walls,
emphasizing with their whiteness the
creen of faultlessly kei t lawns, it.a
crowning pride a towering scldier 3
monument on the top of which stands
a bronze figure pointing ever in r -
membrance of tl e heroes who died
that the nation might live. Surround
ing this park are the magnificent
Hackley Public Library—a po m in
granite—with its CO.OvO volumes, and
tie equally stately Hackley rchocl,
like a bee-hive with its 600 children.
Other elegant buildings testify like
wise to the liberality and munificence
of ti-.is man who has pulled wealth out
of the forests of Michigan.
It is r.o wonder then that the name
of Charles II. Hackley is I: .ova a'
1 ome and abroad. Ills munificence t
■>« alone re, resents an cuila
rly half a n-.i’.iion. For the pa:
twenty y?a:s ho l._s been a constant
ruf.’crer from neuralgia ar.d rlicuma-
ti in, also numbness of the lower
limbs, so much so that it 1 as seriously
interfered v.i.h his pleasure in life.
For some time past l.is friends have
noticed that he has seemed to, grow
young ay in. and to l ave recovered
the health v.hi.h he had in youth.
To a correspond-, nt of the Press, Mr.
Ha. lcley ex) lained the secret of his
transformation, and to Ids friends
who have known now he suffered. It
is indeed a transformation. “1 have
suffered for over twenty years,” be
r d. seated in l.is private office, “with
pains in my lower limbs so severely
that ti e only r !i f I could get at
night was by putting cold water com
presses cn r y 1; ' j. I was bothered
m re at r.’ ;. t tl.cn in ti e day time
Ti e n v.r
and rheumatic j lur
in my hr. . wl.. h l ad l> en growin
in lot. nsity f r years, finally bccam
chronic. I male t' ee trips to i’- i
Hot l--, ii -.gs wi-'.i « r.ly partial relief,
ami tl.< a f- II back to ray crlgi.ml
st.--.to. J cm.) in t sit still, and m-
Bufferinrs 1. . n t > make life look
ver / bit e. Two years ago last Sen-
i ' i> .- i n -i -id . n aeeovrit of Pr.
..„ ,.r i u*— - :..s fcr x .e I j . 1
Cl I IBKATED
am Steel Strings
»n.»ia, bia.bi; l mu st., n . y .
JOHN F. STRATTO??
s arc rr.anuf.acl
Dr. Vi ìiar.-.3 Medi Ine Con
a tad;..*. . Y„ : : -i are t li r.Iy in
i :¿(.-s bearing t’.e firm's trade mark
-,.d wrapper, at 5Ü cent3 a t- x cr six
V. :;» 3 for
and are never sold ‘a
I till.. They may be ! ad of all cr.-r-
-ists or d'rect by maii from Dr.
hams Medicine Corr.¡ any. Th»
. t w! Ich linse pills uro sold mak -s a
< outre of treatment inexpensive al
co:_. are-J wi.a c.__r r-mcdi-J.
Have Said Ta Caaaaaera Far M Year«.
No. 1. Farm Harness.
Spring Wagons, S3OtO$43. Guaranteed
same a. »ell Tor •« to la 1« »tylea of Road
Wagons. Surreys With lon< trade», S6O, «RA
same as sell for GM to G100. Top Buggies
m >35. Phaetons low as >65.
ru*t Send lor l allj
JOHN F. STATTON,
I a hotrtaU Dnttr'
¿teening pr ...
and what they had
and some cases so nearly
mine that I was I- tore; -e<l. c. t , ‘
nut know whet!-. . tlm tewi - n, 1
were genuine cr no:.
wish to be t.ur.-.baggod. s , ; wr
one who bad given a tr sti—i- - i i
eminent profers< r < f m
The reply I recciv d -. .
er than the printed te«.:..., ; ; ;
gave me faith In the m -u
“ '* *u
“I began taking Ute pills a: ■ r • »
them ta be all that the pi--' -. . r
told me they would be It
t.- 0 i’F
t! r e months bef re I expert. . —
perceptible bettereru nt of my cond:-
tion. Xy disease v.-aa of such lor .
standing that I ul.' n >t ettpo: t -r-v../
recovery, end was than’ .fu! ev;n to fc-»
relieved. I progress« 1 V ! !y. hew-
ever, towards recovery, a:id for tl 5
last six months have f ’f ~"7r .l£ a
perfectly w 11 men. I b■-.»•. r-rtrn-
mended the pills t> m.-ry ' 1 eopk, aaj
m only too gk-.d 13 e. -.
health through ti e m d d m of t' 3
wonderful medicine. I r.. r.r.ot ray u»
much f«r what it 1 a d n ? for me.”
rr. Williams' I 1
I’copte have r n enormous ur ic, ai. I
from all quarters c
e i I Clewing re-
ports of tl e excelle-1 r :■ v.i'.s fair—,
i.ag their uco. a an..lysi¿ promt: t
i'.ey contain in a ccn<l,n< i'-l f T t 1
the ckment3 n-ccssary to r-v? new
l.fo ml richness to the l ined ’
store clattered nerves. They ar? 3
unfailing specific f~r c-.-.ch c
locomotor at. ::in, partial raralysi3. Et.
Vitus’ dance, sciai- a, n. urai.'la.. lheu-
piatlcni. nervous hcndac’ n, t > rit-r
■ ’ lets of la grippe, ; 1.
: a . : • s
1 cart, pale end s.-.Ilow cc m .1 ud.cr.s.
t at tired feeling r?eu!:::'.g from nerv
ous prostration; all dise_r< 3 r.-suiting
from vitiated l.umo.-s in the bloex^
such .-s s.-r.-fula, chronic erysipelas,
etc. They are clso &
Iflc for ti u>
blcs peculiar to few-!>»■-, such as su»i-
pressionr, i regular»'.:'. ?, and rd] for:n.i
of weakn< s. They build up the blcoj
and restore the gl.w ct health to pal'
an.l sallow che-t-I.s. In men they ef
fect a radical cure in all cases arising
from mental worry, overwork cr ex
cesses of whatever nature. There are
no 111 effects following ti e use cf tl-.19
wonderful medicine, and it can be
p’.vcn to children with perfect safety.
AOWntf them the dealer s’ profit». We are the Oldest
And Larveat manufacturer« in America Felling
this way. Ship «object to approval.
both wag» if not satis factory. Every tninff war
ranted Why pay an Agent G10 togaO to order for
you ! Write roar own order. Boxing free. We
take all the risk of damage in shipping.
letVIehn fritar. Mandolin. Banja
ELKHART CARRIAGE and HARNESS MFG. CO.
JOHN F. STRATTON’S
•’ •trie». Mnrl«, Pouble and Farm. RhUnir SmMIrs
Bridle, auwt Fir Nets, send « cento in »tamps to
pay postage, lit pa»re catalocne.
eNo. 41. Wagon. 840.
W. B. PRATT, Secretary. Elkhart, Ind