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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 15, 1887)
Verseuil’« second took the dice in hi
When V k ^
a target for insult from tho«e who can turn, and threw the number nine.
Monsieur de Montlue, humbly acknow
edging hi* fault, making every apolog
At this decision all hearts were thriller
anil ottering any reparation except th« the protect on ot mv name only m wttli deep horror. Verseuil s secono over the civilized w<„u "»ll
fatal one. "But no,” he reflects, "it i'
placed a loaded pis’ol in his hand, ani many human l,elhlfh
too late. The < hevalier de Mont u«- tain the.u while one dropof blood How the old Chevalier de Montluc approaches or other miserable that .kUe»l
has fixed upon a combat where ueithi in mv veins. The youth of Monsleii his adversary and sa d calmly: "Mon arrested
V erlly the brotherhLSi
aide has advantage, since the decision i de Verseuil is no excuse. If he were < I sieur de Verseu.1, make use of your large. But there ih .I!?*1 «J
¡>1 the hands of fate. Excuses woub my age 1 would not exact from iniu
privileg 'S. ”
seen' to arise from fear. 1 would be : respect which he would not owe me
coward in the eyes of my comrades.'
and that which I will give him max pistol over the rampart. '’Yes, Monsieur Compound Oxyge,*
He shuddered at the idea.
Montluc. I will make use of them misery out and 1^,“ «0 il
“Well,” he said after a moment of prove of .some value if he does not u « de
gentlemen, come, you who were fort and joy In )U
thought, "I have decided. I accept the to-day the victim of his own temerity Come,
been almost ready to L!?*!
duel with all its conditions. Heaven i-
been brought unhS?
1 offered to this respectable gen have
my witness that the dread of death had acknowledge the conditions to be se which
means of this w(mderhH,‘fl
who have teen overwh «
no part in the cruel indecision which
an l at the same t me as just? They are voice of reason, be also witnesses of the misery of nervous nrhst»“1^!
tormented me, and 1 swear—”
Ho formed at this moment a generou the only ones where the weapons be
\\ omen almost helple^?.1,
resolution which ca m.-d the tumult in come equal in the trembling hands o' honor, and all the sentiments of my foot and made 1,L“ b‘ '«
age and the firm grasp of youth. Be heart oblige me to render him! Mon wtio was utterly pro-iT.uT' «
But new reflections soon plunged sale, what is in question. Monsieur h sieur <le Montluc,” he said, addressing infinnity gratefuffy
him into new anxiety. “What will Ctflonel? The death of Mons'eur d« the old man, “the victory which I owe w eeks treatment ain
Ernestine say when she learns that hej Verseuil or myself. If I preserve my
I acknowledge it Do, not have such terr irfl
lover has died by the hand of her honor I count for little the lif • of a lo von my fault.
you to pardon am more comfortable- /¿.T *|
father? How she will grieve! How man, and I count my own for noth ng
ing. and am beginnl’ *1 M
criminal she will think me! O. if she Therefore, gentlemen, do not urge m
My mind is brighter- ¡11 ^’1
The old officer could not resist the more
lovely and fresher” *»|
could only know all that is passing in to accept the apology of Monsieur th
my h art, and the firm .resolve I have Verseuil: honor does not permit it
For ail you want to
Chance will this evening decide whic
method of escaping from“? *1
“Instead of giving the Chevalier de of us must perish.”
Philadelphia, who wm'gS?*1!
At this assertion spoken steadily and who cried: “O my father!”
Montluc the care and piotection which
treatise giving full iiuorn,X’M
This exclamat on was followed by a
mv darling wished, I have publicly out without the slightest indication of ex
Orders for the Compound a J
raged him. What misery! It 1 die I citement, the officers lost hope ol moment of silence, then Y erseu.l added,
Treatment will be filled bvH fll
shall b'ar to the grave the scorn and softening the severity of Monsieur de in tones earnest and compassionate 615
Powell Street, S„n
“Yes, you will allow me to call you by
hatred of Ernestine. The thought is Montluc.
I< e if four teel thick iTuTTJ
sions. and strife
Pardon me, mv dear Verseuil. for havln
Cloud darkly your life,
of writing at once to Madame de Mont to Verseuil, w ho awa ted him in great know, Monsieur de Montluc, what are hunting moose on ,
until now withheld from you a secret.
Cloud darkly your life:
certainly merit our entire confluence, bv
luc, and expla ning the true condition agitation. Verseuil saw from the ex ties bind me to you; they can Maine. Potato planting i, ’J
Gate steadtaetly sunward, where promises my circumstances have demanded a re
Florida, and California reno.,,'!
of all'ars. “When 1 am dead,” he pression of his friend that the old man not be broken save with those that toes,
cence for which my heart has reproach«
green pees, btrawbeZJ
Beam calmly for those that do right. me In believing; me the widow ot a vetera
berries m market, in abuX“ 1
Do rig lit,
oldler you were mistaken. My busbar
and garden sass of J]
lives, and Is near you in your regimen
Though fameless, I'm sinless, Industrious, still
will not despise me. But why should I mentcan be made."
with pride that you should hear the
1 beg of you, Verseuil, lo show every attei
CHANCE FOB HiiJ
tlon to the Chevalier «ie Montluc.
lie Is ti
inform them in advance of a sorrow
And so eliotild bo yon,
“No, my young friend,” ’replied th name of Ernestine. You should be es
best of men. honor and Joy alty personllh:
Ami so should be you;
those fast sinking^cl
He Is dearer to me than all the world beside
Would you have a heart cloudless and jot
and If so many reasons do not suttlce t«
carry de-pair to my darling's heart?” fy the chevalier. 1 regret it, for as
and father. May it be permitted the of hopeless debility. Tfle nieM1 1
ous and bright ;
Finally he went to his writing desk said before, if you kill him you will b tenderest affection to repair the wrongs Iu tlie form of a genial medicim J
Try, try to do right, do right.
.atlier of your beloved Ernestine.
and made a will, giving all his wealth obliged to leave the regiment.”
of fortune toward our dear Ernestine? tetter’s Stomaca Bitters embodie, 3
lormatlon astonishes vou, and you ask, n
why I am not known by ray bus
to Madame do Montluc and Ernestine.
Then sc'-rn not my pleading, good master doubt,
“VVe will see about tiat,” said Ver I love her, we love each other. I am qualities ot a blood fertlUjer and J
After signing and sealing this docu seuil. "But l sten a moment, Mon free and have the disposal of my estate. tonic and an alterative. While 11
which we consider It our duty not to b a
For you may depend.
since we are without means to maintain
ment he left the house, to find, if possi sieur: you are an honorable man and i Crown our mutual affection.”
digestion anil assimilation
For you may depend
Losses without number have <le
appetite, lias the further effect ni J
ble, some rel’ef from the anguish which believe 1 can, with confidence, tell you
That tlie dawn ol true happiness follows the properly-
Drived me of the wealth which was my in
overwhelmed h nt. He walked through a secret, the more important that it is this unexpected scene; they crowded life current and »trengthenla,«, J
herltanee. The Chevalier de Montluc Is
Or the day of resolve to do right.
voun-ier son, and has no property. But v
lie streets of Metz, not earing whither not my own. The wife and daughter around the aged De Montluc, who tem. As the blood grow« richer igd
possesses the lofty pride of his’ race II
— IT. B. Seabrook, in Youth'e Companion.
he went, the more unhappy that he of the ( hevalier de Montluc live at Cha seemed to be reflecting upon Verseuil’s its use. they who resort to tbissteJ
suffers lor my poverty, but he shall n*
blush lor It. In a world where to be poor ■
had no friend in whom to conf.de his Ions in the deepest retirement, unde otter. At last the brave ami venerable nal agent, acquire not only vigor. J
almost a crime Some day, perhaps hefor
the assumed names of Madame and soldier, taking Verseuil’s hand, said to substance. A healthfulchangeinti,!
'AN AFFAIR OF HONOR. changed. Then we will resume our name
effected by it, and that sure «ndJ
He must find a second. Whatofficerol Mademoiselle de Barville. 1 love the him: “Monsieur de Verseuil, your con is
ical decay, w hich a chronic otanS
and position, but meanwhile. Ernestine an
the regiment will render him this serv- young Ernest no desperately, z and duct has been that of a generous and functions of the system produce.hl
I must live in that seclusion betlttlng the un
prime causes of diseaw btiu]
He is a stranger, wh'le the she returns my affection. Madame honorable young man. 1 can under The
It Was Settled to the Satisfaction fortunate. TnereVore revere and love Moi.
health is speedily renovated and r2J
sler de Montluc as a father. He needs car«
lor he Is old ; he Is perhaps somewhat sens
eral regard. He sought the First Lieu love.
Ernestine at the end of have been. Love forbade your taking
tlve, for lie Is poor. Beware, above all tlilngr
The cost of postage stanra u'j
of allowing him to suspect that you know tenant of the regiment.
“He is a wise this campaign, in which I had lioped to my life, and the seren'ty with which eminent, including deliver), iiM
Young Verseuil had just .received his daughter or myself as long as lie ilved. I man,” he sa d; “perhaps he can give harvest some laurels, would have re you came to tho rendezvous proved thousand.
ceived my name and fortune in grant that you would have nobly sacrificed
commission as Lieutenant in a cavalry had not Intended to confide in you, but afte me some atlv'co.”
AN INVENTOK’8 ADV.d]
your departure Ernestine begged of m-1, wit
The First Lieutenant rec dved him in i ing me her hand. Monsieur de Mont- yourself. I reproach myself for all you
regiment garrisoned at Metz. Verseuil tears, tlie consolation of Intrusting her lath
George Stevenson, whemdri J
a cold and reserved manner.. Verseuil I luc is ignorant of my love and my plans, must have suffered, but honor com men
how to get on, would fiuijil
was r eh, handsome ami courageous. er to the care or tier beat friend
“Do as I have done-persnJ
To her mother’s letter Ernestine had
Ifis epaulettes, the sword which gleamed
years he plodded and vj
at his s de, and the uniform which set added these words: “1 will measure tbt happy of men. I have at the very outset had hoped to call him father. You non of soul.
fore givin g the finishing touchal
off his fine figure so admirably, thrilled
In as many days thj
of my service in the regiment understand. Monsieur, the cause of my
“A few days ago I would not have comotive.
vering in the use of Dr. Pierce»!
him with joyful anticipation. But now
It would be difficult to describe tb< neurred the bad opinion of all. sorrow, and the tears you have seen me given you mv daughter. I was poor, Medical Discovery,” have eij
the time has arrived for him to join his impression made by this letter upon Yesterday I forgot invself so far as to shed. Should chance pronounce my and this pardon, which I now grant great reli f and found theinteij
reg'ment, and lie must b'tl farewell, per Verseuil. He blushed and was dis treat with unpardonable disrespect the death warrant, what would be the with all my heart, would perhaps have high roa«l to health. Liver tod
oldest of the officers. I ha e failed to despair of Ernestine? What would she seem d interested, but now, thank impure blood, chronic lung diid
haps forever, to bis dear, sweet Ernest tressed while he as yet but imperfoctly show
the consideration due to his age think of h> r lover killed in a duel by
many others yield to its healJ
ine. whom he loves more than fame, remembered the scene of the previous and his excellence. To-day I fully un- her father? 1 beg of vou, Monsieur, Heaven, my pos tion is changed. At ences,
never to return. Allilmai
more than life, almost more than honor.
reason of his remorse. What! this old d rstand my fault, and would give mv write to her for mv sake when I have chances for life, you saw me r< ceive a
The widow of General Custerl
Ernestine resided at ( halons with her officer whom yesterday in a fit of drunk last drop of blood in reparation.”
ceased to live, and explain the details of letter over which I grew pale and
mother, Madame de Barville, their mod onnoss he ha«l treated with such want of
He then spoke ot his interview with this catastrophe. Above all. portray troubled. That letter was from my wife to write another book.
the Cheval er do Montluc, and the duel me as more unfortunate than guilty, who has just arrived here with my
est establishment being under the consideration th«' father of Ernestine!
AN UNDISPUTED TEST OF ■
• charge of one old servant These two
Gradually he recalled all his foolish which was to take place, and added: "I and be sure to say that 1 d ed loving daughter Ernestine.”
A medicine that has been a hl
ladies were interesting through their jests an«l realized how inexcusable it
remedy for over fifty years, ufl
With these words, drawing from his
merits, and also on account of their sit was for a young person thus to address: Montluc. and did not know that he was,
"My older brother,” continued Mon that time by more than 150,000,tel
bosom the will which gave all his wealth s'eur de Montluc, “my older brother,
uation. w h ch was unfortunate. Ernest ail estimable an«l unfortunate old man
have great merit. Such ■■
ine embroidered in secret, in order to As he was reflecting upon the means of owed honor and deference, and now to Madame and Mademoiselle de Mont who has ever treated me w th profound must
procure for her mother those luxuries to repair'ng this injury he heard a knock that I know it, I must be held up to ridi luc, he placed it in the hands of the ndittbrence, has just died childless, and is found in B randbeth ’ s PnJ
Lieutenant as a sacred charge. The I am his heir. My daughter, therefore, fact illustrates the value of lid
wh ch she had formerly been accus at tlie door anil the ervant announced cule or must die by his hand.”
"There is no alternative,” said the First Lieutenant pressed Verseuil to is rich. For th s reason. Monsieur de better than any statement ot tin
tomed, and which she now found neces the Chevelier deMontluc. At this nam«',
tors. It will be observed that tin
at th s unexpected visit, Verseuil was First Lieutenant. "You have insulted his heart, and promised to fulfil] Verseuil, I do not hes tate to give her quired to cure is small. Onewd
when sud to you. Otherwise Ernestine could taken every night for ten ortwn
Verseuil saw Ernestine and could not almost petrified w th astonishment. the ( lievalier de Montluc. He reque-t-', his
struck eight. never have been yours, Honor would will cure dyspepsia, costiveneal
help loving one so amiable and beauti He would have gr«’eted Monsieur de lie demands reparation: nothing less — denlv
ful. He was generally admired and Montluc, but found no opportunity. excuses would not satisfy him: and you It was time for the fatal meeting. Ver not have permitted it. But let us hast- tism, liver complaint, all fron
esteemed, and Madame de Barville saw The chevalier seated himself without would be lowered in our estimation. seuil heard it calmly: he relied on the en to embrace those so dear to us.” plaints and weaknesses.
no reason to forbid liis attentions, es ceremony, and assuming a stern and With us, Mons'eur, apo'ogies are only promis • of the Lieutenant. Ernestine Mons ear de Montluc then took Ver-
Mrs. Lamb left $ 00 to suppatl
pecially as the young man was entir«, severe expression, gazed fixedly at Ver allowed to men who have proved thom- would know all. Mor over, the thought seuil’s arm, calling him son. and tliev dog in Lawrenceburg. Ind.
master of his own actions and fortune seuil. After a moment of oppressive s Ives courageous. Morever, I w 11 not that h's death would insure to her all th went together to join Madame and
And had fully explained his intentions. silence De Montluc said in a calm, conceal from you, that if you refuse the benefits hitherto d ni d by fate, the Mademoiselle de Montlue.
LONGFELLOW’S BIRTHDAY ■
duel you must leave the regiment, an I thought that in «lying he would enrich
Howei er, Madame de Barville, a lady d gnilied manner:
After the first expressions of paternal Is a beautiful present to give ■
of prudence and delicacy, counseled
“Monsieur de Verseuil, 1 have seen if you kill the Chevalier de Montluc, her as he would have enriched her had affection
there is a little book put«
De Montluc related to his wifi' pamphlet
some delay. "My dear Verseuil,” she fifty years of service; I have fought for whom we all love as a father, then also he lived, did not fail to afford him some
form, with nopretenin
erary merit, that would be a.appd
said, "you should not, without thorough my country and my King; 1 am cov von must leave the rcg.hient."
and might be the means of sa™
“What,” cried Verseuil, liavo you no
He soon arrived with his new friend
consideration, thus bind yourself for ered w th honorab o scars. Though
It is called Dr. R, V. Pierce's nd
life. Of course we feel deeply honored fortune may never distinguish me from other advice to offer me? I came to at the appointed place. All the officers ror. Verseuil depicted in his turn the diseases
of women, for who« «
by your love for Ernestine, but. al the crowd, though Ide in obscurity, Metz tilled with the brightest hopes. I of the regiment were already there ami
troubles the “Favorite Presond
though poor, I cou'd not take advan at
accom thought that I could win the regard of had made renewed but ' a n attempts to sympathy. Some time after, the regi especially designed. It is prof™
tage of your inexper once, to assure to pany mo to tho portals of the iny comrades. I knew that I merited alter the decision of Montlue. To the ment of Verseuil was called to Germany. trated with wood cuts and cooMl
my child a position which you might t,onib. Tli's honor, Monsieur de Ver- their esteem and friendsh p, and now, arguments of his comrades the old sol There the young man covered himself and will be sent to any adiiiwj
“Honor de- with glory, and when the campaign wit- cents in stamps, by the YVorldiM
one day regret having given her. A -ouil. has served ns my guide through a from the first day I am forsaken- an dier had but one reply:
career of distinction lies before you. long and painful life. The only wealth outcn.-t! If blood would satisfy you:” ma .dsit." At the appearance of Ver- over he marr ed Ernestine. Their hap ry Medical Association, Buffalo. >|
Serve your country and your King, and which remains to mo, it is my oonsola he wont on in a sort of fury; "If I had -cuil, impressive s lenee rqigned among piness continued as long as their virtue-
Thirty miles of the Ohio riverl
when you understand your sentiments t on for the innumerable hardsh ps im to fight, Mons eiir, against you, against the spectators. All eyes were directed endured. that is while they lived, and night by jets of natural gas.
and find that your m ud approves them, posed upon me by fate. You, Mon- the bravest officer in the regiment, toward the young man, whose counte the sweetest peace blessed and adorned
1 will not oppose a love intensified bv sieur, at twenty years of ago, have jeer- aga’nst you all, you would see if I nance, fnll of sweetness and dignity, a union solemnized, as it were, on the bat
Those contemplating making^
t'nie." Verseuil, with the most heait- ingly insulted me, regardless of the I eked courage; but the Chuvalicr de proclaimed a noble spirit, and whose tle field.--Traasfa'ed from the French, in
felt emotion, assured Madame de Bar deference which is due to my gray Montluc!” He ended in a torrent o firm bearing showed a heart free from
in their offices, or starting ne« «
Vers, nil went up to th«-
ville that his affect on for Ernestine liars.”
in the newspaper line, would!
would endure while life rema ned.
The First Lieutenant, who until then Chevalier de Montluc and said to him.
their best interests by calling J
CAIE OF COLTS.
During his journev to Meta he thought
“Do not interrupt me! If yon find had appeared unmoved, was deeply smiling: “Monsieur le Chevalier, this
dressing Palmer & Rey, dealers ii
constantly of Ernestine. On his arrival ihis discourse over long I will abrii
abridge touched bv the situation and grief of is nty tirst attempt at tho game of
paper Supplies; also infonnation«
he was welcomed with the utmost cor it. You insulted me. Monsieur de 7
V er- this nteresting young man. He knew chance. ”
flow They Should Be Treated and Homed thereto.
diality by all the officers of the regi seuil, and 1 havo come to demand satis him to be brave, ami understood that
“You may not find it altogether
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ment. '1’liis reception Mattered his self- faction.”
tear of death was not the cause of his amusing,” repl ed the Chevalier, icily.
The future value of the colt depends
love, and his spirits, wh oh had been de
distress and teats. He took the hand “We are playing for large stakes ”
“Yon! Good Heavens!”
Piso’s Remedy for Catarrh is M
much on the care it receives during it.-
pressed since h s parting from Ernest
“Yes, I,” continued the old officer, of Verseu 1 and said to him:
The two seconds loaded the pistols.
to use. It is not a liquid or«»
ine, recovered someth.ng of their nat coldly. “D d you think, sir, that vou
“Monsieur de Verseuil, you have won The chevalier's second held the dice tirst winter. If kept in comfortable
ural gayety. In the even ng he att 'tided were attacking a weak and defenseless my sympathy and may rely upon my box; he was to make the first trial, and quarters and properly fed, It will thrive
a military banquet. The repast was ««Id man? You were gr« ally mistaken
r endsh'p. I will try to arrange this the one of the prine'pals who claimed and grow rap dly, while on the other
excellent, the wines of the best, and that Honor is never powerless. It can al unfortunate affair, but I can not ass ire the lighest point should blow out the hand, if exposed to the cold and fed
disregard of conventionalities prevailed ways find means to punish inuilt, and you of thesuec ss of my endeavors. The bra ns of his adversary.
sparingly it is likely to receive a check
wh ch is always noticeable in sold era' force respect, it can render futile all
hevalier de Montluc is the be-t of
The chevalier's second shook the dice
gatherings. Soon the mirth became ex the advantages of which youth is so men, but he is extremely sensitive whore for a long time before giving them their that it may never recover from. This
The spir ts of the guests boastful. 1 do not piopose a fight with his honor is involved. ’ His age renders fatal liberty, but finally they escaped very unprofitable method of treating
sparkled like the wine which Mowed un swords; you could not desire it: him all the more exact ng on this point. and rolled upon the rampart.' The two ! colts is practiced on many a farm, and
S- frow -i
ceasingly, They strove to intoxicate the you would not wish to oppose your •Tlie older I am,’ he is accustomed to se. onds and all the officers hastened to brings its accompanying loss, the colt-
new-comer, who thought himself obliged strength and skill against a man whose say. 'the more 1 should be respected.' see what po nt the chevalier had thrown. slmw ng the effects of the neglect when
to respond to every toast.
hand is trembling anil whoso sight is <>o to yourroom. Monsieur de Verseuil, It was the numb r ten.
All eyes were spring comes. If it was more general QKtN TORTURES OF A fJffJj
Verseuil, unaccustomed to this r otons dimmed bv age. it is my privilege to and seek to recover vour tranquility, I bent In deep sadness upon voting Ver ly realized how much is lost n this
U stantly relieved by
kind of 1 fo. b gan to lose Ids self, con mak<‘ conditions and select arms. VVe will soon rejoin you?’
seuil, who app< ared unmoved, although way, more pains would be taken to see cura
soap , a real Skin Beautifier-
trol. and i re long was so far gone as to will throw d'ce. Monsieur de Verseuil.
Tlie First Lieutenant did not lose a there were ten chances against two that that the colts have comfortable quar application of C uticukx «the gTwjJ
This repeated daily, with two
know nothing of what he sad or did. and lie who throws highest shall blow moment. He went to the Colonel’s lie must d e.
The First Lieutenant. ters, with an abundance of good, nour CUTICURA
Excited by the chamjaigne and out the brains of the other."
quarters and found all the officers to \ ersuil’s second, took the box and dice ish ng food. Due care should be taken to keep the blood cool, the pe ri
tho jests of his friends, his reek-
“Blow out your brains! Better a gether. After some act ve de' ating it with a trembling hand: ho shook the to see that the colts have a chance for and unirritating, the
lessness soon passed the tounds of thousand times perish,” cried Verseuil, was agreed that young Verseuil owed lice with an almost convulsive move plenty of e ercise. There should be a kidneys active, will speedily curv-^i
propr etv. Facing hint at tho same beside himself, walking the floor iu vio full rep n ation to the estimable Cheva ment, and Jet them suddenly escape well-sheltered yard adjoining their pruritus,seal 1 head.dandruff.
table was an old officer, who. though lent agitation.
lier do Montluc, and that he should 'rom the r prison. All look with trepi- -table, where, when the weather is not of torturing,
diseases of the skin a.nd,?^n01rt1
seventy-six years of age, still held only
"You need not spare me.” replied make public apology for the ill-timed lation: they hardly b e the; Verseuil so severe, they enn run out for some ply
hair, when physicians and all k
the pos tioii of Lieute: ant. This was the old man proudly; “should fate ,e-t wh ch had offended the brave of lias a'so thrown the number ten. They time each day. Their stable shoul be
tho ('hevalier de Mont uc, a worthy favor me I will not spare you. Mon- ficer. They then summoned the Chev mist again solicit chance, who seems well ventilated and kept clean, for Sold every where. Price, C u
man full of honor ami simplie ty. but sieur de Verseuil, goo«l morn ng. This alier de Montluc. The Colonel, as inwilling to pronounce upon th«' fate of go d fresh a r is very essential to th« 25c.; RK8OIA KNT, SI.
and C hemical C o ..
perhaps, a little peculiar in dre-s ami evening at o ght o clock we w 11 meet »oke-man for the entire regiment, rep two beings eqnallv interesting, one h« aith and thrift of young stock._ D rug
ATSend for -How to C tire»23
manner Throughout liis fifty tears of upon the rampart; bring a friend."
PIUPLES. blackheads, chap^«J
resented to the chevalier the youth and hrough his age ,m<(character, the other SalioHfil Live Slock JourHa,1.
sect ice he had been adored ’ bv the
flln. prevented by < UTK l KA
With these worils the Chevalier de inexper ence of Verseuil. the drunken hrough liis personal advantages and
—---- —-<♦ ►-------- —
oillcers of Ids regiment and ha«i won Montluc departed, slamming the door, condition into which his comrades had youthful promi-e.
the respect of al), although poverty had and leaving the unfortunate Verseuil in lieguiled him. the r< morse of the young Just at the moment when De Mont-
A Cheerful Hack-Driver.
always kept him in an inferior rank.
the deep st disiress, Alas! aga'ns man. who -nromised to make amend uc's second took up the «l ee to renew
The ( hevalier de Moat’ue smiled in wh m was lie about to fight? Against by irre r achable conduct inthefuture.
game, n letter was brought
An invalid from Bostoncame to Flor
dulgently nt the talk of the tomig men, the man whom ho ought most to revere and finally the hardness of the terms the'terrible
the cheval er. He glanced at the ad- da for his health. He was confined to
ami replied pleasantly to their railleries and protect: against an old man: imposed a duel where one of the two to
Cure« all Disease« oriSiBgt«i
so long as they rema ned within proper against the father of one so dear to must per shfor an unimportant offense, lress and deep emotion was depicted on his bed at first, but soon rec >vered suf disordered state of tM
bounds. The almost rustic simplie tv h m!
amply a youthful imprudenc*. The «is w fe. H • aske«l VcneuiFs permis- hciently to tike a r de in a hired hack. LIVER. Rheumatism,
of his appearance struck tlie muddled
“No. no!” he «aid to himself. "I will Colonel enil<<d by begg ng tho Chevalier
fancy of young Verseuil, and he nd- not a cept the duel, I can not: 1 must de Montluc. in the name of the regi on to read th s letter from one sod ar. I he hack-driver was very polite and at Boils, Blotches, Pimpl* ’
When he had fin she • he returned to ' ntiie, and when he helped the invali Tumor», Salt Rhevm as« *
drea-ed some impertinent rem irks to th s not accept it. but then, what would mv ment, to condescend to accept Ver- "Verseuil
and said qu etly: “I am ready, out on their return to the hotel, the 1st Pains readily yield to »»F
respectable officer, forgett.ng hs age, comrad« s say? What wo ild Monsieur scull's apology, and not exact so erne et us make
another tr al.”
and not yet aware of h’s merits. As de Montluc th nk of me? Alas, wha' an atonement for so slight an injury.
properties. It leaves the
Monsieur de Montltie’s second took
tonished that a youth and a stranger can I do?”
"I am very much obliged. I think tho Liver and Kidneys heal ■
M ns er de Montluc listened impass he dice and sho k them thoroughly:
should accost lira w ith such unwar
require your services again pretti Complexion bright and clem-
The inexperience of Verseuil adde«’ ively to this spt eeh, and replied caitnly diey rolled on the sand and showed the
rantable freedom, the Chevalier de still more to tlie difficulty of h s situs
“Colonel, if I were r ch and young
J. R. CATES A CO., Pr®P^
Montluc endeavored by a .tern tion.
1 ou bet von will. I drive the onh
could pardon him. but 1 am old and renew; all wished to stop so long and
417 Sansome St., San FK»»
At first be thought of seeking po r. and, therefore, mote than other «arrowing contest, but it wa» too late. learse m this town.”-Z>raA«’i Trave?
» Ma. ati e.
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which was liis dee, and wh ch had I
never before been denied him. But
poor Verseu 1 was no longer him-olf.
The countenance of the aged Montluc,
far from seeming to him imposing
struck him as in the highest degree
ridiculous. He gave unreserved sway
to ail the foolish ideas suggested bv
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gave expression to a w tticism which
fitav. master, a moment, and hear me, ) delighted him at the time, but was fated
to cost him dear.
Amt mark what I say,
Soon after the hour for retiring a r-
And mark what
For years I liave balled you by day and by rived and the company dispersed,
seuil went immediately to be«l and fid II
To bld you <lo right, do right,
into a sound sleep, like a man nt th te
close of a well-spent day. The nex I
Yet little you heed my monotonous song,
niorn'ng he rose early, but his min I
Which warns against wrong,
Which warns against wrong;
was not so cheerful as usual, Hi* fir-
You foraet that you have with each mo
thoughts were of his dear Ernest tie
meat's swift Algol
and he reproached himself with having
Lees time to repent and do right.
while far from her, yielded a nioiuen
From daylight to darkness, from darknest to forgetfulness. He felt a present i
ment that lie should never see he
1 continue to warn,
again, anil a vague unrest, for which h>
I continue to warn;
I'm a time piece, 'tls true, but my chlefeet could find no cause, troubled and per
Is to bld yon do right, do right,
His servant entered and banded him
letter: he recognized the hand of Ma«
Each vibrating pulse of my being is fraught. ame de Barville.
With what haste l>
With serious thought.
opened the welcome missive! He woul
With serious thought;
Fori know that each tick of mine heralds hear of Ernestine, who, perhaps ha
the fl sht
added a few words. He was filled wit
Of a soul Into darkness—do right.
delight ami all sail reflections were, bai
This was the letter :
What though the heart’s sorrows, and pas ished.
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nm dour aoi
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phat he who
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suffer ngs of
thm they m
pom the fn
I the dull red
lopposit on ii
l*toi when h
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I the religion o
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■MMon with si
■ bast., occasion
■■ roasting bei
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