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Are occasioned by an impure and im-
porertsned condition of the blood, slight
imntirities. if not corrected, develop Into
■enoua maladies, such as
The Whippoorwill's Call.
By AUGUSTA LAMED.
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Elsie rang the dinner bell from the
i back porch vigorously, but Paul was
5 deaf to the sound. He was sitting in a
an other troublesome disease. Tocure
I state of desperate gloom among his tur
these is required a safe and reliab« rem
tles and rabbits and squirrels, while tho
edy free from any harmful ingredients,
and purely vegetable. Such rtararai
light came in furtively through the one
It removes al impunt.- —wsVajI
small window curtained with cobwebs
from the blood and thorough-1 T‘ '* u
ry r frames the system. Thousands of
and touched his bowed head. Though
cam of the wont form* of blood dis
the tame bobolink sang sweetly in his
eases hare been
cage and a white pigeon flew down from
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the beams overhead and perched on his
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shoulder, their friend mid lover could
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not be consoled. He sat crouched on
Uncle Si’s old workbench, with his
knees drawn up and his head bowed on
his hands, staring vigorously at nothing.
Paul was like a careless child who had
always lived in a happy dream among
kind and friendly people and was
i awakened by a rude shake of the shoul-
I der to face those terrible things called
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the realities of life. He was a simple
fellow, with a sunny nature, strong and
gentle, with tho immense capacity for
| patient work with which all with a bent
' for the natural sciences seem endowed,
slow to anger, but when his wrath was
once aroused it flashed out like fire.
His hatred for Uncle Si’s heir sprang
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partly from an instinctive perception of
TWO TRANSCONTINENTAL Hapgood’s character and partly from a
horribly jealous pang that shot through
him for the first time and told how dear
Elsie was to his heart He had been al
ways loving his playmate and friend,
the clever little student who sat by hig
side the long winter evenings, drinking
DENVER in all that he cofild teach her, with her
bright, eager eyes fixed on his face, her
OMAHA head close to his, so nimble of wit, so
teachable and good. As Uncle Si grew
old and helpless they had shared to
ST. PAUL KANSAS CY gether the work of the house, and the
stable, and the farm. Elsie had proved
as handy as a boy, willing, cheery little
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Elsie, and until this moment Paul had
never known he loved her. It came
upon him now almost as a sense of great
misfortune. He did not reason; he only
felt with tho stinging smart of pain and
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to poor Paul, was his rival. How could
• • FOR • •
any man know Elsie and not lovo her?
And would Elsie be caught by this
stranger’s attractions, his tine clothes
and white hands and smooth, worldly
ways? How could he struggle against
him, a poor, penniless, homeless fellow,
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with only a little knowledge In his head
and infinite love and wrath in his heart?
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He knew all the ways of the woods
and the habits of the birds and animals
that inhabited them. He could live like
a fox in its hole. He cared not what lie
EAST AND SOUTH ate or where he slept, but the thought
of leaving Elsie in Arthur’s power was
maddening to Paul.
If he could use his fist on the com
placent Hapgood and tumble those fine
clothes in the dirt, his generous young
soul would be satisfied. It was thus
sunk in tho depths of despair that Elsie
found the strong young fellow as she
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pushed open the door of the old shop
with a dinner plate in her hand and ad
mitted a broad streak of daylight. She
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the bench, and a tame squirrel that had
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Albany inclusive. Also Tangent, Sbedds, Hal jumped on the bench and began to smell
sey. Harrisburg, Junction City, Irving. Eugene
and ail stations from Roseburg to Ashland inclu about the bread and meat Paul did not
look up, but pushed away the food with
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"I don’t want anything,” said he
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bread would choke me. ”
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‘‘Don’t you see, ” said Elsie severely,
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drawing herself up with girlish dignity,
“that you aré making it a great deal
harder for me? You should not think
of yourself, Paul, at such a time as
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“As if 1 do,’’said he, raising his
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head quickly, with a red cloud over his
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ask,” he added humbly, “but be friends
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Elsie," he went on, spying on her, “I’ll
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“No, you must not hurt him,” said
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lowest rates from O A. Wilcox. Agent, McMinn Elsie very decidedly. “You must let
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trouble. You are a ridiculous, unreason
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able boy, and you ought to be ashamed
of yourself. ’ ’
LOCAL DIRECTORY. Paul rather liked her scolding, but he
glanced at her suspiciously after glower
ing darkly at the ground. His bright
blue eyes were almost black under the
B aptist —8e.-vices Sunday 11 a. m. and
7 80 p. tu ; Sunday school9:50 a m.; the knit brows.
young people’s society 6:15 p m
“1 can’t keep my hands off him,
meeting Thursday 7:30 p. tn.
Covenant Elsie, if he keeps dogging you about
meeting first Sat each month 2:00 p. m.
and looking at you as he does. I thought
M ethodist E piscopal —Services
Sabbath 11:00 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday when I came in and found you together
in the pantry he wa* going to—to kiss
school 9:30 a m. Prayer meeting 7:00 p
S E. M iminger , Pastor.
C umb . P resbyterian —Services every Sab- |
“As if he would have dared, ” cried
bath 11:00 a m and 7:30 p. tn.
school 9:30 a. m. Y. P. C. E.. Sunday 6:80 Elsie, with her eyes flaming.
p. m. Prayer meeting Thursday, 7:30 p. m. ! would have got a Bkimmerful of cream
E E. T hompson , Pastor.
right in his face. He must learn to keep
C hristian —Services every Sabbath 11:00
his distance, or I shall burn him with a
a. m and 7:30 p. m.
Sunday school 10
a. m. Young people’s meeting at 6:30 p. m. hot iron or throw some scalding water
H. A. D enton , Pastor.
The cloud began to clear off Paul’s
S t . J ames C atholic —First st., between
G and H. Sunday school 2:30 p. m.
pers 7:30. Services once a month.
"You mean to stay here, Elsie?”
W. R. H ooan , Pastor
“How can I go away just now, Paul?
I have the calves and lambs and fowls
1 should hear them crying for
K nowles C hapter No, 12, O. E. S.—Meets a unfed.
Maaonic ball me first and third Monday evening me in the night wherever I might be. I
in each month. Visiting member* cordially in
think poor Uncle Si would be restless
MRS. O. 0. HODSON, Sec.
MRS. H. L. HEATH, W. M.
in the grave, and then old Aunt Prissy
I must stay and wait
C vsteb P ost No. »—Meets the second and fourth i and Aunt Hetty.
Saturday of each month tn Union hall at 7:30 | on them as long as they need me.
p. m. on second Saturday and at 10:30 a. m. on
4th Saturday. All members of the order are know by what he says it won’t be long
cordially invited to attend onr meetings.
before he turns them adrift, for he talks
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of pulling down a part of the old honse. ”
J. A. P ecxham , Adjt.
Paul fell into another fit of the sulks
T. U.—Meets on every Fri-1 as he chewed away on a bit of straw
dav, in Wright’s hall at 3 o’clock p m.
“I can’t see," said he at last, “how so
L. T. L. at 3 p. m.
good a man as Uncle Si was could make
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C lara G. E sson . Sec'y.
such a mess of things. It’s wicked to
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help people as he did while he lived ' in the way of a strongbox about the I piece hangs on the wall, and, just as you live, ’ and brother Simon was a man
and • then. leave them without even a premises?”
plainly as I see you now, I saw him of his word. ”
“I never have seen any such thing ' open a closet door and take out a bun
roof over their heads. I suppose that
“Indeed he was, ” piped up Miss Het
fellow will have the face to set the old about, ” said Elsie coldly. “The house dle of papers. He turned and looked at ty, who had just waked out of her nap
women out on the road. Haven’t they is yours, and you are free to search for | me and smiled, and then 1 awoko and and canght the last words of her sister’s
any folks of their own, Elsie, that you yourself. ’ ’
found myself in bed, but very cold and confident speech. "Brother Simon never
“You need not be quite so curt. El- j with my teeth chattering. The dream went back of what he promised, though
ever heard of?"
“No,” said she, shaking her curly sie. I did not suppose you had con made such an impression on my mind 1 he was a plain man with no pretensions
head mournfully. “They’re the last of cealed any of my uncle’s effects, but 1 got up, frightened as I was, lighted my to breeding. liis word was as good as
the Hinghams. There was a nephew, I am not so sure about that fellow Ray lamp and went into Uncle Si’s room. his bond,” and the old sisters wagged
believe, bpt he was a good for naught nor. By the way, I wish you would The bed was white and smooth, just as 1 their heads in unison in perfect child
and ran away to South America or some tell him, if he does not intend to make had made It up after ths funeral, and like confidence.
where. They never speak of him be himself useful, he had better get out of his oak stick stood by tho headboard.
“But have you any writing to show
cause he tarnished the family glory. here and take his four footed beasts and ' A broad streak cf moonlight lay across yenr claim on the place?” asked Elsie
•Oh, Paul,” she cried impulsively, “I I fowls of the air along with him. I shall the floor exactly as I had seen it in my —“any scratch of Uncle Si’s pen?” .
am young and strong. How I wish I ! look out for a competent man to carry dream. Uncle Si’s brown clothes and
“Writing?” repeated Miss Prissy in
could make a shelter for their poor old on the farm, and he will not be need bis hat hung on the wall, the same he calm contempt. “Why should we need
HIRTY years' observation of Castoria with the patronage of
heads with my arms!”
had worn in tho dream. I shivered, half a writing when we have brother Si
million* of person», permit u» to speak of it without gne»»ing.
“I will not tell him, "cried Elsie, expecting to see Uncle Si standing there mon’s word? Elsie, von are a perfect
Paul sprang to her and took her two
little brown hands in his and looked ' facing round, her eyes flashing fire and in the corner, with the closet door open. child.”
It is nnquestionahlyjthe hest rcmody for Infants and Children
into her eyes. “We might do it togeth half choked with pain and wrath.
“Bitt,” cried Elsie in despair, hitch
But the place was empty and vacant
the world has ever known. It is harmlee.. Children like it. It
“Why, Elsie,” said Arthur, looking There was no closet there, only a solid ing nearer and shouting into the old
er, ” he said. “Say that we shall never,
gives them health. It will save their lives.__ In it Mothers have
never part. Promise me, Elsie.” He at her with one of his cool, penetrating, wall. I passed my baud over it. It was woman’s ear, ‘,‘don’t you know he means
put his arm around her and drew her smiling glances, “it can’t be you care ' smoothly papered with old blue paper to tear down this house?”
something which is absolutely safe and practically perfect as a
very close—the dark curly head, the for that fellow. ” And he went out and sprigged with red, and I crept to bed
Miss Prissy had made a trumpet with
rosy, blushing face. Elsie felt him kiss saddled his horse and rode away to the again wondering what it could al) her hand, and now she laughed a little
ing her hair before she knew what had town.
weak, foolish laugh.
Castoria destroys Worms.
As the sound of his horse’s hoofs
happened, and then she broke away,
“Why, he wouldn’t tear down this
“It was the action of your own
Castoria allays Feverishness.
panting and frightened like some wild
mind,” said Paul decidedly, who house for the world, child. Ho has a
creature that has been caught and held the barn down to the road Elsie drop thought lie knew a good deal about vi veneration for everything that is old.
Castoria prevents vomiting Sonr Cnrd.
for a moment, and rushed back to the ped into Uncle Si’s old armchair, and sioned appearances and dreams. “It was You ought to have heard him talk about
Castoria enres Diarrhoea and Wind Colio.
house in a glow of agitated, blissful con putting her head down on her arms as all made out of your thoughts about our chairs and tables, and the govern
Castoria relievos Teething Troubles.
Uncle Si, impressed as pictures on the or’s picture, and the Hingham coat of
Arthur Hapgood was wandering about a child. Paul, too, hid in the old shop sensitive brain tissue”-----
Castoria enres Constipation and Flatulency.
“He has dismissed Paul Raynor!”
the kitchen rubbing his white hands with his tame creatures around him, had
“But I never had thought of that
neutralises tho effects of carhonic acil gas or pni' inom air.
and chuckling over the absurdities of
closet, ” said Elsie as she made up the screamed Elsie, quite in despair, feel
those old women with whom he had spied, in fact, on Arthur’s movements butter into firm yellow balls and stamp ing that she would like to shake the
Castoria does not contain morphine, opium, or other narcotic property.
just taken tea. Miss Prissy had put on through a knothole in the barn, and ed them with a rose stamp. “I could poor old woman into some comprehen
assimilates the food, regulates the_ stomach awl bowels,
black silk mitts to do honor to the oc
not have imagined the closet because I
“Dismissed Paul? What do you say,
casion and had carefully sugared her round to the kitchen door, where an old know well enough there never was a
giving healthy and natnral sleep.
child? There must have been some slight
visitor’s cup, while Miss Hetty exhibit white hen had led her downy brood to closet in that place. ’ ’
Castoria is put up in '-ne-sire bottles only. It is not sold in bulk.
ed the governor’s silver shoe buckles, pick up the dinner crumbs. Elsie’s eyes
“That was queer, ” said Paul musing misunderstanding. We will speak to
his tortoise shell snuffbox, prettily were suspiciously red, and he knew in ly as he leaned back in the chair and him about it, Elsie. Paul is a good boy,
Don’t allow any eno to sell yon anything also on tho plea or promise
mounted in gold, and a bundle of time a moment she had been crying.
half closed his eyes, “but things get and we wish him to stay with us, and
that it is “ jnst as good ” and “ will answer every pnrpose ’*
“Did that fellow say anything in badly mixed in dreams. ”
you, too, little Elsie. We look upon you
stained love letters penned by the great
See that yon get C-A-S-T-O-R-l-A.
man to his first wife, Miss Hepzibah
“It did not seem like a dream, but
like something I had witnessed with my Never fear; we will protect you. ” And
Forbes. She had even in her complacen punch his head for him. ”
“I can take care of myself, ” said El bodily eyes; but, of course, I know there she gently patted Elsie’s back as if sooth
cy allowed Arthur to read the epistle in
which the governor in stately terms had sie, drawing herself up with girlish dig never was a closet in that corner of Un ing a fretful child.
Just at that moment Paul put his
offered his hand and heart to Miss Hep nity, “and will not allow you to lay a cle Si’s room. I remember a good many
years ago a red worsted curtain hung
zibah, signing himself, “Yours without
prejudice, Josiah Underwood Hing with him, I am not sure I shall ever across that end to keep Uncle Si’s Sun bees are swarming!”
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
day clothes from the dust. But that was
ham. ” These precious relics strewed the speak to you again. ”
long since taken away. I can’t help
beautiful old table of polished mahoga
The south wind blew blandly that
ny, with an inlaying of white wood. The you, Elsie, for you have promised your thinking that Uncle Si wanted to 6ay
old ladies were so happy to show them self to me. I am just spoiling for n something to me that weighed on his morning, and the scent of new made
hay was in the air. The Wheatfields
to an appreciative stranger they bobbed fight, but I will try to keep my hands mind when he was dying. ”
Paul moved uneasily in his chair. He wore a pale gold color, and the corn
their heads, while the bows on their off him. Now, I’ll tell you what my
Elsie. You ought to go to school for a
caps quivered, contradicted and correct plan is. I am going to hide up in the had no belief in such things. “Don’t lands rustled their broad green leaves. young man from th« livery stable and I year or two, for you >-^k in you the
ed each other and grew delightfully ani woods in the old abandoned hut left by you think,” said he, “you ought to Arthur Hapgood was driving back from
The two old women had seen him ar- | making of a splendid woman.”
mated. It was their opinion that Mr. the charcoal burners. It is just over the speak to the old ladies and try to make Littlefield with a stableboy beside him.
each from her own window, and I “Why do you concern yourself about
them understand the situation. It will
Arthur Hapgood was a young man of
nodding and bobbing their I me, Mr. Hapgood?”
come on them like a clap of thunder his well cut lips, for he had prospered
excellent manners and disposition, who
faces wreathed with smiles j “Because you have no other protectoi
knew how to honor birth and breeding. away but I can hear you if you come up when they learn they are to be turned in all his undertakings. No obstacle
—no other friend. ”
would be put in the way of his taking to welcome his return. But he did not i “Then the Lord have mercy upon
How could they suspect he was laugh to the top of the lane and make the out. ”
Elsie washed her hands and smoothed
ing in his sleeve, indifferent to the con
fusion and pain his presence had created time ago. Now, try, Elsie, and let me her apron with a sigh. “1 will do my Simon Hapgood’s heir, and the old after their health. He was master of ,
see if you have forgotten how. ”
in that house?
best to make them understand, ” said man’s bank account had proved to be tho house now, and he flung the front
Arthur was quite at his ease. If Uncle
she, “but they are so" old and childish larger than lie had any right to expect. door open with a bang and strode
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Manifestly Mr. A. Hapgood had been through to the sitting room, where ho
Si had thought best to provide for the hands, and standing erect let out the and deaf and blind and so set in their
own ideas I don’t know how it is ever born with a gold spoon in his mouth.
future of those helpless old creatures
to be done. However, as you think best, The very sound of his name seemed to Elsie he wandered into the great kitch
who were living in a fool’s paradise, will.
he would have done so before the palsy
Paul, I will go and speak to them, and betoken a happy and prosperous future. en, where a gentle wood fire was burn
made him impotent. They had no claim her. “I shall know that call if I am I you watch over that third hive of As he drove along at a good pace over ing in the stove and a great Maltese
on his special consideration. Such a fast asleep at any hour of the day or bees on the hill, for I think from the the winding country road, under great cat sat licking her chops and stretching
view of the case would have appeared night 1 shall know that you need me, way they have been buzzing and hang trees and past quiet fields, with glimpses herself lazily on the hearth. The place
absurdly sentimental to him. Young and I shall come quickly. ”
ing outside the hive they will soon of blue hills coming in to fill all the was empty, swept and garnished. He
“You can stay here until tomorrow swarm. ”
vistas, he built some pretty castles in opened the chamber door—not a sound.
Raynor had acted like a jealous idiot
and had therefore cut himself off from morning, ” said Elsie as sho began to
“Why don’t you let them get off to the air. He saw how he could make a He peered down the collar stairs listen
sympathy. It was manifestly none of take the butter out of the churn, plac the woods,’’said Paul, going to the fine country place of the old farm by ing for the trip of Elsie’s light feet, but
Arthur’s business what became of Ray ing it in a large wooden bowl. “He has window. “They belong now to that remodeling the ancient homestead, all was silent save the slow tick of the
nor, whether he starved or begged along business in Littlefield that may keep fellow, and I should not put myself out building new atables and turning the clock in the corner. Had the little witch
whole into grazing for sheep and cattle. taken French leave and left those old
the road. That ill conditioned young him until tomorrow noon, and possibly for him. ’ ’
fellow had shown his crudity and bad
Elsie looked at Paul with a glance of He intended gradually to acquire a women on his hands? He flushed and
“Good!” said Paul as he flung him rather severe disapproval “I’m not do number of fine horses and to go into grew angry as it flashed upon him that
manners, but Arthur thought it more
might have gono away with Paul
than probable that he might yet be will self down in Uncle Si’s great chair. "I ing it for him, ” she said. “I am doing scientific breeding The homestead she
ing to come and eat humble pie and wouldn’t wish him to break liis neck or it for Uncle Si, out of respect for his would thus become his residence during
He stepped out of the back kitchen
take meekly the place he had thrown even his leg, but if anything should feelings. He taught me how to save the summer months. There was good
Caked & Inflamed Udders.
on his way toward the barn, where
away as his underling. Arthur knew happen to detain him a week or a year swarms, and I can iiandle them without fishing in the neighborhood, and he felt door
that Elsio would prove a powerful load don’t expect me to cry.”
fear. I am sure, if Uncle Si knows what within him the exultation of holding the bawling of a calf could be heard
“I am so glad to have a little talk is taking place here on the farm, he his head high among the best families in the quiet air and the cawing of
stone to the bumptious Paul, and he
would be sorry to have bis swarm lost.
promised himself considerable amuse
Then his thoughts turned to Elsie— wings over a cornfield. He stopped to
ment out of this state of things. Not away at the golden butter with her lit- Maybe he is not quite as dead as you
Bruises and Strains,
bright, bewitching, saucy little Elsie
think he is. ”
that Arthur intended to be brutal in
kept his pets and saw the door open
playing his little game. Ho was deter
Paul whistled softly to himself. He He meant to do something handsome and
the place quite empty. Even Paul’s
mined, on the whole, to mako such ar
could not argue against Elsie’s senti for the girl—something that would win old hats
coats, that had hung there
rangements as would demonstrate his
ment, and she left the kitchen, and pass her gratitude and make her look up to on pegs, and
taken away, and the
ing through the little hall opened the him as a benefactor and friend. The few books had he been
door of the room where the old ladies
“Well,” said he, rubbing his hands
corner. A grim smile of satisfaction
lived. The low afternoon sun was dwelt upon its dim outlines with pleas the
confidently, as if Elsie shared all his
Harness & Saddle Sores,
streaming through the western window, ure. His intention was and always had the deserted place. Paul’s white pigeons
sentiments about Paul, “has that sulky
and the white curtains were stirred by beeu to marry a wealthy woman above were still flying in and out of the high
fellow come to terms yet? I wouldn’t
a gentle breeze. Aunt Hetty, soothed him in position, who could help him window in the peak, clapping their wings
go coaxing him up if I were in your
by the warmth of the room, the buzzing cleverly to climb the social ladder How as they rose in air. He went on to the
place, Elsie. He isn’t worth it. If he
of flies, the purring of the cats, had let little Elsie was to fit into this ambitious barn, where the great doors were closed,
doesn’t mean to go to work, let him get
the knitting work drop out of her fin
away as soon as possible. He has been
making a semitwilight in the large area
gers, and with her cap somewhat awTy to himself.
brought up here by an overindulgent
But what gave Arthur a peculiar glow :
was indulging in a gentle doze as she
old man, has had his living and school
pushed them open and stepped in on
sat with hor head resting against the of satisfaction was the discovery of an | the tlnashing floor. Old Whitefoot was
ing for nothing, and now I suppose he
stuffed chintz back of her high rocking old ladies’ home in Littlefield. The ,
is angry because the place was not left
his feed in the stall, and he
chair. Miss Prissy, however, was awake house was on a back street, rather un munching
to him. He has made you think he is a
turned his head and looked at the in
All Cattle Ailments,
and winding yarn from a large gray attractive in appearance and surrounded truder.
genius with his rubbishing natural his
A slight rustling in the hay
tory and to regard him with exaggerat
near a tall ladder caused Arthur 1 Ail Horse Ailments,
Elsie took a seat in a low chair by had been given to the town by a miser mow
ed respect. ”
toward the roof of the barn,
Miss Prissy’s side, her good side both ly old woman, who had willed away all , where the up daylight
“What do you know about natural
All Sheep Ailments,
in misty streaks was
history?” Elsie asked, eying him with
was quicker of apprehension and alto spite her relatives. Arthur went over i holes.
gether of a livelier mind than poor Miss the establishment with the matron.
"What do I know?” spluttered Ar
witch!” he cried. “What are
Hetty, who was much sunk into herself 1 There were only four decrepit old wom you “You
thur, who actually knew nothing at all.
‘ ‘ Why, of course, Elsie, a fellow who Standing erect, Elsie let out the long, mel unless roused by some unusual excite- I en at that moment sharing its benefits,
ancholy cry of the whippoorwill.
ment. Now Elsie took the pretty old
has takeu a university degree must
Quickly to the Very
sy’s omelet,” Elsie answered up aloft.
know more than a young hayseed like tie brown hands, “for last night I had hand that gallants had kissed in days pressed as old women generally do when “She is rather poorly this morning. ”
that, who, I don’t suppose, has ever beeu a very strange dream. I suppose it came long gone by, and gently pressing it she shut up together to talk over their dis
Seat of Pain and
In a moment she hid skipped down
eases and find fault with their keeping
more than 10 miles away from this from the thoughts I havo had in my said:
the ladder with a few pearly eggs in
Ousts it in a Jiifyr
“Did Mr. Hapgood speak to you of
mind about Uncle Si. ’ ’
her apron. Arthur put out his hand, |
“What was the dream?” said Paul, his plans, Aunt Prissy, before he went admission. A hundred dollars paid the : but Elsie did not seem to see it
Elsie had brought out the churn. Into
Rub m Vigorously.
entrance fee, and a yearly stipend ot
it she poured a pan of thick golden leaning back in his chair and studying away?”
“Do you know you were quite fasci
“No, dear, ” returned Miss Prissy, $50 paid for board and lodging. Where nating,’’said he, “as you peeped just
cream. “But what do you know about Elsie’s face with his bright blue eyes.
Mustang Liniment conquers
“It was last night, Paul, and the I who was in a dream of self satisfaction two shared the same room the entrance now with your bright eyes over the edge
natural history?’ ’ she persisted in asking,
keeping her eyes fixed on Arthur’s face.
Makes ITan or Beast well
of the haymow—so fascinating, in fact,
He laughed scornfully. “I wouldn’t, if room as I lay down in bed. I heard old
little girl, 1 have half a mind to steal
I were you, spunk up in favor of that fel Whitefoot stamping in his stall, and ! said nothing at all about them. He is ■ tion. The old Hingham sisters possessed a kiss?”
low, "said he. “He isn’t worth it. I Hiram Meade’s dog barking down by the ■ a remarkably civil young man, with j
“Better keep your distance, ” said El
know enough of natural history to per- I pond, and the clock striking 11. Then very good manners, considering how he sale of antiques would bring several sie, picking up a pitchfork and menac
ceive that you are a very pretty little I fell asleep, but was suddenly awaken-
Arthur laughed incredulously. “You
witch, and that is all I need to know. ” ed with a start, for it seemed to me that so. We showed him the governor’s au-
couldn’t hurt a flea, but are very be
“Take care, ” said Elsie as she set the I heard Uncle Si knocking briskly on I tograpbs, and the slice buckles, and tho old things as indemnity for keeping I witching all the same. Most women are
CUrtC* IS THE BEST
churn in motion. “You had better keep the wall at the head of liis bed with his snuffbox, and he was very much im them in comfort as long as they lived I ugly when they are at work, but it is
teJk* OB Mb «0 SQUEAKING.
your distance, or I shall splash you all oak stick to call me, just as he used to pressed. ”
in the old ladies’ home. He even chose i not so with you. I don’t know whether
“But don’t you know, ” said Elsie, a sunny room for them on the sec- |
over. ’ ’ And she gave the churn handle a when he wanted me to come and turn
FRENCH«, E14AMH1ED CALF
I like you best stabling a horse or knead
vigorous twirl that sent a big blot of him over in the night or to shift the with a slight touch of impatience in her ond floor. It was but sparsely furnished ing
cream on Arthur’s sleeve.
pillows. I sat up in bed and listened, voice, “that poor Uncle Si left no will, with decrepit chairs and other odd bits ■ ing calves. ”
* 3.5.0 P0LICE.3 SOLES.
He wiped it away with a show of an with my heart beating violently, but all and that the farm and this house and sent by the lady patrons of the home | Elsie looked coldly resentfnL “1 don’t
noyance, for he regarded his person as jgas still. Only the leaves on the old everything in it belongs to Arthur Hap- from their garrets, but beggars cannot like
be choosers. The old creature« ought to !
poplar tree were whispering together. I
42. ^l.L5 B oys S chool S hoes .
you would keep yours to yourself. ”
“ I have concluded to ride in and spend lay down again and was off in a min and applied her lips to Miss Prissy’s feel thankful to him for any kind of j wish
the night at Littlefield,” he said after ute, but suddenly it seemed to me that ear, that her words might find their shelter for their few remaining days. ments?” he said, peering in her face.
a moment’s reflection, “as 1 have some I was broad awake. I thought I had put i way the more easily to the very pene- He was not under the slightest obliga
SEND FOR CATALOGUE ’
Elsie blushed a little in spite of her
affairs to attend to relative to adminis my little shawl around me, and had j tralia of the old woman’s understand- tion to do anything for them. They i self.
tering on my uncle’s estata I mean to taken a candle in my hand, and had I fag.
actually owed the estate for many years'
“Of course, ” said Miss Prissy cheer board and lodging, and it was cut of i perfect frankness. “He has more sense. ’’ You can save money by pui-chustna W . L.
inquire at the bank as to what ready stepped across the hall into Uncle Si’s
money he had and his registered stocks room. He was up and dressed in his fully as she resumed her winding, “I his sheer good nature that be had made i “I’ll be bound he does, though, lit Because, we are
the largest manufacturers cf
in the world, aud guarantee
and bonds, if any exist. I must look up brown clothes, with his broad brimmed suppose the property will go in the end this provision, although, of course, the !
the value by stamping the name and price on
his legal adviser and find out if there hat on his head. I saw him plain as day. to brother Simon’s own people. It is furniture would be some slight compel! j
the bottom, which protects you against high
’s kissed you dozens of times, and you prices
and the middleman’s profits. Our shoes
are any outstanding debts or accounts.
“A wide streak of moonlight lay on but right it should. But things will go ration. Happily no one in the neighbor- 1 he
to give me the same privilege. equal custom work in style, easy fitting and
He mu9t have had some means of keep the floor, coming in at the west window. on just as they are while we live. hood knew the actual value of these ought
wearing qualities. Wc have them sold every
where at lower prices for the value given than
ing such a large colony of dependents His back was toward me, and he was Brother Simon told us so often. ‘Girls, ’ things. Arthur had, therefore, every It’s a relief to get that fellow off the any
other make Take no substitute. If your
He was a kind of incubus. 1
other than this rather unproductive standing in the corner of the room op j he said—he always called us girls— right to feel virtuous as he briskly place.
dealer cannot supply you, wc can. Sold by
farm. Have you ever noticed anything posite the bed, where the mourning ‘there will never be any change while jumped down from the wagon, paid the have been thinking up a plan for you,
p. jacobson , M c M innville
W. L. D ouclas
FALL STYLES 1894 Kay
Bought at Bed-rock prices.
To be sold at Figures to suit the times.
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Come while Stoek is pull and Fresh and make
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Prices of Clothing are now bed-rock. They are liable to go upward instead of
downward. In our Merchant Tailoring Department we employ the best
w orkmen that can be had. A line assortment of new suitings to select from.
M c M innville and north yamhill .
We Carry Everything in the Line of Clothing, Hats, Furnishing Goods, and Shoes.