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   Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 22, 1889, Acton, Massachusetts                                 VI.  OOlSrOOT^X), MAAS., FIIXI3A.Y, NOVEMBER 22, 1889.  Number ©  Six-bex-ipr-is©  i &¿Íl»BKl» AT Mahuroho Fhiuay Mons-W: ' isos.  fl.OO VKR YKAR.  ^ «Hjr MontliA. 60c; TInee Menth«, 2Sc. ' (Includliig pos'iigcl  IKVAJUAMA IN ADVAXf K  ,-lfl'DSOY. MAUM'Ob'O, MA VN A KI), i oN( out), acion, siMiruusy, • STOW. W AYJ.ANI), V KSTON. in MicWletw* Contiti'.  NORTHUOKO. SOUTH HOK<>, A.ND UKItLIN, Io Weitester Contiti  ihinciimi. (irnit.s vr£hsse's Mlot'k, Wood Square, 11UDSOX ÜUeltOQ IltocV, iMtt st., MAKLHOM) ' Maynard'» Block,*Malu st., MAYXAIil).  V I1ATM OK ADVKUTIllKri, OlMtliKih.niK'wrfk. iV: fach aildltloiiai. km. 'PlWCJàl raWftlor yt-arly mlvnillwrc.  Fl»ff riMl p-*lllim at licml c( mimmi, cte., 15 ivi 1  cent. strali Innat t» rvgular raten.  'BHi»tnras iir |.nili-M»l<ii>nl ruril«. Hva ilnrn »f «1)1« t>t" 9 <>r  1< Mi SA. v<r ¡>'»r, liicHuUng a cu|iy «f litt paper.  ■' ttüsfpMHi noli««* Iii lonul Wittum), 10 ct'iits n line euch Insertion.  .»IIIKT -»nVKUTI-KMKXTS  Suob M Wallt». Kor Wale, To I.et, Loot, 1- munl. rtfi, not excet-iliiig l"i»r lim-p. w II Im.» liwerinl <jt»e Warb, für twmty-fivc (Tutu, or tlirce werk» i»rflfycfu»».  I .IJIII «»K Tll.tSiHM. N<>t*xci«dii«gitlx llnm, «um* limerllon, M ccnt». (y-TrniiKleiu «ilvi'iMhliig, cash in liilvuii«;«».  ^ '»;'-,. ,|oii ritiN iv«;  Oftivfci-y « lv- M -1- i 11 II ' 111 |inun piIv ioni -«atl- ru«:;««i ily rxertitiil.  P. J.  Has in a lull tum «I  Fai  Styles and Samples  OK  "1'ltiiw rome m i t'r l hebet p'aci» in tmu I« buy Moots, Mini s, Üuhlieis and s|«p-ppr» it« m  Foreign and Domestic Cloths  AIko a very lino hue of  Gents'Furnishing Goods  Repairing and Cleaning  iovebv Will go visitinv  "Thora,.KaUw fnu*»»droppod tlwdtaheiott  nowl  Oh, what a neudfctjl girt; Brlnfftn* roe company today.  And thing* lo aucb a whirl, -ril have to put tbe churn In' off  And etlr a cake for tea, I never knew that atffo to faU-I wonder who 'twill bo!"  "IVrh»|M. Aunt Jane. tha Parrtagiom." rt|wU« Kit», "or el*» the Oreyi." •Such folk* «loot ko a »t»'tln\ child. Tlit«« biwjr aumnwr days, wiiocv« hoard tbls time of year.  of taking team* rightout OC hayln'. and of harvnatln' To gallivant aliout  Then Aunt Jane went to beating «ft«»-.  White Kate. with «yea of brown. Looked down the rood Could it be Jaofc.  Coming that day from town/ The old bram knocker later on.  KtiHoundtxl through tbo haU, Ami Aunt JiuiemUd "I told you »o That dish cloth's brought a call  I'll Just pit-It through tha parlor iillnd*-  Wtit Knte— It's-It* meaee— That city vliap; I'm glad enough.  It'» nnlKKly for mo tVfll. thai'rt the way; all lOTera will  (io vln'iin' wh«n they pleaae. But I do wink they'd May at home In luirryin'tlnu« likotheael" -Suwii Twall ferry In Oood HouxAkmplac  NANCE.   1 1  Creighton's Shoe Store  pi^fftii» çtrtivt, op]>oHilu Nasi m st i cil.  ;• i ; I- *  A full lille of  W. L. Douglas'  aEJI/HrBKA/TEID 6HOES,  t  Alt»«» h complete line <»f MIbspk ¡nul Cliild-run .Slioi'H, Heul ¡nul Spi ini; Heel with jirictis-t« KiiitVvery une.  l)on!t liny your  till you Imve exitiiiim-d my Ktock, tin' l>iri>C8t and most eomiilefe linn in town. Thrne litioda aui m w and i-Uan. ii^lii from the maiuifactiin'iH a-id »( ic hoimht foi'SPOTCASH at a liie dim-omit, Hmn liy lilvin« tbe puroliadp.i' the lioneiit. I/uli. s if yon want a stylish nihlier c-xamitie tlit-se Koodn.  I. IllUllklUII I Ull|  . MAIN ST., opposite N'ASOX ST.  Maynard, - Mass.  Maynard's Block, Maynard,  \c;itlv :iiui 11111 e U ! % ilonc.  P. J. SULLIVAN,  llivei'suie Block, Maiu Street,  HA WAiil). 11ANN.  HORACE TUTTLE Hack, Boarding  and Livery Stable  Wulilcn Mlif«*!, (f'ouroHÌ,iìlnM*  ItiH'ki* iiinl isar^eM furniKlu-d tfit paitn «. onlfrn Iftt at.I. (\ Frioml'H Driitf sti»rt; inni ut Hm* Sta« i'U» will rtMvivt* {»romiti nit«'iuum. ( tmiu'<;toU liy i fi««! tl»«»n»'  MISS ANNIE C. BLA1SDELL, Christian ScinliEt.  A US K NT TIIKAT.M KNT (¡1 \K\.  f ^'■liiHiil^nt'i' inni I'o-mllici'ail(l">p.  I'oiii'onl, ¡VIiim*,  THOMAS H. DRURY  TAILOR,  • i- ». A  Ui«'Jiar«N<»n'H I>*nti î lî<)(HÎ Jin« 4  of  i\EW AÌV1) iXUlUV SULKS  -OK-  Woi'slcd & Woolen Samples  To select from.  A good ALL WOOL pair of Trousers for $5.00. Suits Equally low  iiT Kriia'rinir nea'ly <liine._jfJJ3  Concord,.....Mass.  A. B. BLACK.  &  riiM onu, JH*».  Carriages  Fi«r salo, ri^palrrtl, luiiH «ir oxt;lìai\  Harness Making, Carriage 41  and Trimming a Specialty.  llarnes-iM, Holies. Whip-i, nr.. ,;for sali' or ex elianti'.  GOODS.  Gents Furnishings  Trunks, Valise^, Umbrellas.  Pants made to Order  Ail good» sold at Holloni 1'i ici'k.  Clothiiiff Repaired and Cleaned.  Neil Gurrie & Go.  B. S. ADAMS,  Horse-Shoer  -and-  General Blacksmith  MAYNAHl», MASS., <I|>1>. AMabct MauufcsturiuK Co.'n Slllli.  " Crtre taken iii «Uotiiii^ liiterli'riii^, (>ver-r»auliiii^ and TiMiiler-t'ooli'il IIoi'sch. All work wiimintcii iind ni "live mid let live" ill-ices.  M1IÌI1LIÌ & IMITE WORKS.  P. J. SMEEHAN,  (Succi'Hsor to I'. K. Williams ä Co.) MnííHfí\evurer oí ¡uní <traW?r in iiU kimlî* <»f  Fon imi and Ameritan (irati-  ite and Marble  han't a]  A law ai-wirtmciit «■ini»t:iiitly prioKii that iti'lv I'oiiii'i'tltioii.  ¡fy"l'«ll and I'Xaiilinn lit-loiv I'lilclia.-iiig I'lsn-wlu-ie. Visitors :ilways wch'iiine.  Bedford Street, • Concord, Mass.  ,-l\iril ¿1-1 v  WILLIAM BARRETT,  General Insurnce Agent,  Concord, Mass  'I'lic following Coin pan it's art' rt'iH't'senti-il:  >H rt'.vi. < oiirAMi s. «|iiiucy, (lolyolif, Woi'CHtfr. Trndrr» ■<ud Jlrrhnui ■a,l'iiizrui»,iiHil .Ucrrininrk. ^roi k CoMi'A.Nirs. IIoiiii, N|ii'iuiillitlil, I'luriii« «1 Hiti*i ford. In». < o. of IV. A., «'oiiliii.'nlnl.l'ior. IV'nitli.iiliiil Noi'llii'l'n 't«»tlritucc of l.ou-don.  ■fft.ifv mill Ari'lill'iil I'olicift writ llrst-fta^s t'tiii.|>iiiilc's.  L. E. BROOKE  Hack. Lit pry. leed  and Hoarding Stable  in  •«Idilli:  •n  i uiicrals  11 .«-1. itlllliulll'll loi ' ami liaw r«n' parti«-.  Opponile l'iti'liiiiivi; H.H. ili poi.  «-OiNCOK», .«.»**•  Coimfrt''(i Ii)' ti'll'plioni'. liai ksat iicpo  P. D. GILMORE,  DENTIST,  lll'I'ICi; DAYS : —TliiiiiolavK, l'"ii(l ¡  M.iynanl unlavs. in M.i) ti'irtl's hliii'k.  Noi t lib< n o — Mniiilaj H, Tinnii ays U't'lltieMla.vs, lit Ifsidi'lieo Mitin Kliecl  y m anil Salami  Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  MIDDI.KHKX. i<s. l'KOHATK COUKT.  T<> ni' pem'iii» lnli'resipil in ili«» Uniate iimlcr <hi' Will tif Mary 'r. l'iitlcr. lat«' «il Muli nn , I,. b,.I«i l'utility. «Icc«\'ihe<l, (rivoli in trnit. Inr tilt- lii-nu-ttt ol Jowpli l'.nr«.M'iitler ami ntlicr*, Uri-t-Init:  WHEIIKAS. Ourli'n Thouipxoii. th" tridu i' uniicr shIiI w I .Ini» pii'.irntiii li:< pi i itimi for licenze ti) »eli cfrt.'iiii re al fsut" tlariiii «pw-Itted. h«ld hv him uh mii'Ii trusti'H :  Von Hit* |icr*-liv l'iltil to animar at. a IViliato O'Url, o lic llnUlun at Caiiilirliii;«.tii«aiil Cmintv, «m Ih* fimrth Tue<day of .V'ivimii' it ikixi, at nini-o'cliK'k tri the for«*n«Min. to i«li«i\v r :i' ¡1 n\  {'•■ti have. fipitni>t tlie nani" ; mi . »ni ini ti-f * ortkrcd to *Pr n thla ctuitnn i >- piiii'i-lilnit IHH«ii.e once a vrwk in t!it> Miilliurv K.\rm PHia'.a new<p»|i#r prinrxil at Snill.urv, tiiret' vft*)** riioreiiivi'ly, th>* la-t l'U^liiailun t«> U. iwo d»y«, «t leaKt, Iwfi re nal«l «'otirt. - WitneM, Gt>oi^;e M. Hro«ikn, Esqulre. .luilge ni ■nMCourt, thl» tw>nty-nlutb day of Octoiwr, In ftia Mar one lliounand elght hundred ami btynlo*.  J. U. TYU2H, BegUtxr.  Nauoe VVilliaraa was not bettuaful. In  the ordinary sense -of tha word. Sha was sunburned and freckled, and her nose had too much the suggestion of a snub to be an ornament But «he had flne eyes—not large, but small, expressive and fringed with heavy black lashea. She was a strong limbed, well developed and hearty girl of 83, pr thereabouts, at the time of this story, and was known to the Skytown community as a fearless woman, and no less peculiar than brave.  Peculiar, indeed! She had no relatives that Any one knew of, and was all alone 'way out in that western country, and for a woman to be alone In Dakota in '82-3, and especially "holding down a claim" ten miles from any one, presented a spectacle of self sacrifice and daring rarely exhibited by the gentler sex.  But Nanoe was eipial to the emergency. If Blie had a liearl to «lure, she had an arm all stillicient fur her protection. She could handle a k 11 » with the skill and ease of a prolesnionttl ranger, and had more than once demonstrated her superb marksmanship. 1 have seen her break the \vilii«>st of lironclios to the saddle, and by ¡1 «core of similar acts proclaim herself the mistress of her situation.  Yet, with all her masculine qualities, she was feminine 10 the greatest degree in some of the sweeter virtues of her sex. She was r.;ady wilted, bright and tender hearted, and whenever she cameinto the «tore to tra«le it was a treat for me to draw her out in conversation. She was usually very reserved, but from time to time I glenned a few fact» concerning her early life. She was I Kirn in California. There was a tinge of Indian blood in her mother's veins 11 mi her lather was a miner—a "forty-niner." Her whole life had been thrown in the most rugged surroundings, and I could not but wonder how she Imd grown up into her scatheless womanhood. ->-6Ui was «diamond in the rough—1 could see that and I gloried in it, but liow aha suppartml herself and why she buried herself away out in that lonely region afar from womankind and civilization were mysteries to us all.  Along in the summer of '83 a young fellow from the east came to Skytown and settled down among us. Be was a pale, sickly looking individual, slightly built, had blue eyes, curly yellow liair and wore goggles. He was very refined in his language and dress, and carried himself with such a scholarly air that he was immediately christened "Professor." His father, he told me, had sent him west for his health. He had come to Dak'ita with the avowed intention of roughing it, and wanted me to advise him the proper method for seeing ! the greatest amount of pioneer life in : tho shortest possible time. I advised 1 him to take up a claim, roll up his ' sleeves and do as we Dakotans did. He  ;  followed my advice to the letter. I In  :  troduced him to Charley Atwood, and ; he purchased of him the relinquishment ; of a flne quarter of ground, three miles I from town, remodeled the shack a iittls \ to suit his con venience, and started In j to experience Dakota life. In some man-; tier lie became acquainted with Nance ! Williams, and they grew to be steadfast i friends. I knew their friendship was ; warm, hut did not dream it was so 1 strong as after events proved. I One night, about 8 or 9 o'clock, Nance , Williams came into the Btore. She did ' not show much excitement, but her eye* ! blazed in a manner that evidenced her  !  feelings. She approached me and said 1 in a low tone:  "I'd like ter Bpeak with you, Mr. Bar : low."  | She looked sideways at two or three i loafers in the store, and I knew she de-j sired to see me privately. I was aome-' what surprised, but conducted her to my ' little cubby hole of an office. | " What do you suppose Bice Fielding, I Tom Jenkins an'all that gang are goin' : ter do to-night?"  Her voice shook with passion. "I cannot imagine, Miss Williams," said I in a tone of alarm.  "They're over at Spangler's plottin' to beat the professor out o' his claim!" "You don't tell me!" "I do. though. You see, the professor is out o' town an' that gang knows it, so they're goin' to try an' steal his place."  "But they can't"-  "They *av they can. They say they'll try it an' give the tenderfoot a big scare, anyway. Why, I never heard of such an outrage!"  "How do they intend to go to work to get the professor's claim?"  "I heard 'em talkin' it all over. Said they'd take along a keg o' whisky an' move into his shack an' stay there. They're goin' up to-night. They won't have any lime to-morrow,'cause thepro-fessor'll get back then. You know, he went to Jimtown Tuesday. Can't you do somethin'. Mr. Barlow?" "The law won't uphold them. Miss"— She snapjied her fingers. "That for the law! I tell you these fellers fiha'n't get into the profeasor's shack if I can help it."  She drew herself together like an angry Amazon, and her eyes were twin coals of tire.  "I beg of you don't be rash, Miss Williams. Remember"-  There came a chorus of yells from Spangler's. Nance Williams listened a moment.  "Hear that," she said harshly: "they're gettin' ready to go. It's time I was mov-in'. You mark my words, Mr. Barlow, the prufessor's claim is safe — Nance Williams says so."  She rushed out of tha store and away Into the night. A few minutes after a horse came past at Ughtnlof eased, with ICadoaB tfa&M Qrwukiag tow^lfcijM  «• ana speeding awa? on her hair-Drained mission.  Shoots and yells cam* from SpaoglsrX aad not long after Nance had"§oto»ift drunken rabble roda by thaetof» la V* direction she had taken. I fall «Mtaia something of a serious nature was thraat-*ned, so, as soon as I oonkl iea^a the »tore, I saddled my horse aad foUowed.  Tbe moon bad com* oil tot theporple sky overhead. Io tar light tha landscape was brought out with startling dla> tfectness, for Dakota moons aranotad for their intense brilliancy, Tom Jsofc-las' gang had a half hour the start at m*, and I put my horse to the run la order that I might be on hand with as Iittls delay as possible. As my horse clattend over the bridge that spanned tbe Pipe-item, I heard a succession of fsint rifle •hots from the direction of tha prof«» sor's claim.  "MyOod!" I cried, «'the girl will to killed!" and I lashed nay horse to greater speed.  It bad never occurred to n»e that I would be helpless in an encounter with the drunken rabble. I had thought of nothing but getting upon the ground in the quickest possible time, for It was more than probable that Nanca Will-iam* would be alone at the mercy of tha crowd. As I drew uearer and my destination 1 heard cries from tim to time, and my nerves were all a-tremble with excitement and apprehension. When I came close to tha professor'» claim shanty, however, I realised that Nance Williams was in no immediate danger, for the men, some ten or twelve in number, stood counseling together. From their loud talk 1 gleaned that they had met with a disappointment—they had thought that the professor was in Jimtown, while they had found him in the shack, on hand to protect bis property.  "What's the matter, boys?" 1 inquired, springing from my horse. .  "It's Barlow," said Tom Jenkins to his associates in a low and not very delighted voice. Then, advancing toward me, he asked: "What do you want, Ike Bariow?"  "To see fair play." said 1 promptly; "what are you fellows here for?"  " 'Tain't nothin' to you. You go back to town an' leave us alone."  While I was haranguing Tom Jenkins, Rice Fielding, his partner, tried to steal up to the door of the house. He had gone barely half way, however, when a rifle was thruBt through a partly open window and flred in his directiou. The bullet whistled uncomfortably near him, and Rice retreated with more haute than gracefulness.  "No use, Rice," said Tom Jenkins; "the fellow means business. There's only one way to get at him, nn' that's to burn him out."  "Look here," 1 cried excitedly; "have you men any idea of the crime you are perpetrating? This outrage"—p-  There were several derisive yells from the crowd, and 1 could see they were too much bent upon mischief to lie icflii-enced by mo.  "Say, Barlow, y U 'i know as well as 1 do that Charley Atwood hadn't no right to jump that claim in the first place. That there plae« Seloug» «o ro© mu' Tow an' the rest of the fellers sre goin' to  help mo got it book, m you ju«t Imp  mum an' get out o' the way."  Ah, that was the Ideal It was a fact the quarter had originally been flled on by Rice Fielding, but he never went near it and made no pretension of living up to the law. consequently it became jump* able and Charley Atwood had taken advantage of this fact. All the while Atwood held the place, Fielding had mad« no move to get it back, but now that the professor had bought it a fancied'wrong rankled in Fielding's breast.  In this view of the case I thought best not to tell tiie men they were battling against a woman. ^ The chances wers they would consider her more easily imposed upon than the professor, aad, pushing to greater extremities, the affair might be made infinitely worse. I decided to draw one side and watch th* affair passively, and then, when reached a ciimax, I would do my utmost to protect Nance Williams.  Qoing to the rear of the house when there were no windows or doors through which a rifle could be fired, preparation« were made to burn the building. A billet of wood was saturated with tha oil of lantern oneof the men had brought, lighting this torch and taking an armful of straw, Rice Fielding approached to burn the professor's shack. Before he oould put his plan into operation, however, a figure appeared on the roof of tb« bouse. Standing aloft, stern and un daunted, upon the flat roof, Nance Will lams covered Rice Fielding with her rifle.  "Not another step," she cried warn-ingly, "not another inch or you're a dead man!"  "Oood God!" yelled Fielding, "it's Nance!"  There she stood, erect as a statue—a target for a dozen guns.  "Nance Williams." I cried, "for Ood's sake come down."  "If they take the profeasor's claim they walk over my dead body ter gat it. What are you goin' to do, Rice Field' ing?"  "Don't shoot, boys. Nanoe, put up your gun—I'll quit. In heaven's name don't stand there."  "I'll stand here till every last one o' you gits acroat the Pipestem. Now, you fellers move or I'll shoot anyhow!"  Well, they "moved," and I never such a dismayed lot of men as mounted their horses and rode towards Skytown. They were not too much inebriated to realize that twelve men had made war on one woman, and they went back conscious of defeat  But what ailed Fielding? At tha very climax of his expedition he had weakened. What caused it? Nanoe Williams happened to be in the store two or three days after, and 1 asked her.  "Huh!" said she, contemptuously, "ha wants me ter uiarry him, an' I'd sea him dead and buried afore i'd stoop so low as that after what lie tried to do the professor." She paused a moment, and I saw a tear steal down her cheek. "I never liked but one feller in my life, Mr. Barlow, an' Bill—he died. I'll tell you 'bout him sometime. Oood-by." She left the store in a hurry. "Women are women the world over," thought I. and 1 pitied poor Nanoe from the bottom of my heart—Willism W. Cook In Free Frees.  OLD TIME FINK SHOKS.  ARTISTIC FOOTGEAR OF THE MAKE Of THE YEAR 1853.  It Might Stn Deotora* BUI*, in a small town in Baden a cloaed bis sermon tha other day with these words: "We would be (¿cased, moreover, to have tha young man who la now standing outside the door coma la and, make certain whether aha is hat* or not That would bea graat deal battar than opening tha door half aa inoh aad exposing tha people la th* last row —^ to a draught."—frankfurter Xat-  Cl»1p»rUw»» Between Thing* a* They  WlM la Times Pawed aud Things a*  ,Ihîy are Sow Are Often Very InterMt-  tmg and ftometlmee Inntrnctive.  Not long ago I came across a lot of ■ho«» and fancy footgear, which at one time were exhibited in the New York Crystal palace during the early '50's. To til» Shoemaker of today these relics are boU^amusingand instructive. Theclumsy shapea and odd ornamentation were sub-jeots for mirth, while the workmanship afforded instruction. With the quality if i- material or workmanship no fault Moid be found, both being fully up to that of today. The leather was evidently timed by the good old bark process, and what might be lacking in flexibility was fnlly compensated for in longevity. Tt&ititching, as was all other parts of tha workmanship, was hand work, for M|{H< days the McKay sewer, Buzzel -edga'trimmer, Goodyear machine, or Bigeiow heelers played no part in the nMWag of footgear.  In FÏg. 1 is seen a white satin garter, inch as was the pride of the gushing baUasof that period. It is mado from white satin of flne quality, and laces at the aide, after the fashion so popular at that time. About the top is stitched, with many fancy stitches, a strip of silk fringe an inch and a quarter deep. The fore part of the sole has square edges, while the heel is what is now known as "spring heel," but in those days such ihoes were known as "straights" 01 "flat bottoms." Such a shoe as this was worn by the "line ladies" while attending to their light household duties  For afternoon wear, when "milady" was reàdy to receive her friends, she wore such as seen in Fig. This is made of white or pink satin ami tieauti-fully embroidered with sill; in many (triking and unique designs. Of these designs, those of vines, with bright flow-irs and golden-hued humming birds, teemed to find most favor with those of »xtreme tastes. Fluffy silk fringe of gay «olor, held in place by silver or gold thread, ornamented the tops. The soles )f these shoes were of the lightest sole leather, and without heels. The embroidery and all the stitching was very Bne and all hand work.  Another fancy shoe for afternoon, nm-jertor theatre wear is seen in Fig. \i. rhis «hoe is of blue velvet and of quality that would make glad the heart of any »f thé birds of fashion of the present lay. The embroidery is in unique de-tign in bright silk, while threads of gold and silver shooting here and there add their bizarre effect. A deep fringe of purple silk is about the top. TI10 shoe is laced at the side, and the white silken cord that served as shoestring lent a pleasing novelty to the altogether striking appearance of the shoe. A thin sole supplemented by thinner strips of cork protected "milady's" dainty feet from thd sidewalk, as did also high heels. ¿Thwe heels are of themselves somewhat faf fhovelt/.  of its uncouth apiiearance'and seeking to part company with its more fashionable surroundings, as will be wen hv Figs, ß and 0.  For men's wear there was not the variety of foot gear as is gported at the present day. Whether this wasduetotho fact that the sliocniaUer was too Imsilv employed with «leaguing for I he ladies, or that in ihosedays men wert,-.-so actively employed in the pursuit of golil that they cared not for novelti.-s in Iii«! waj[ of foot gear, we know not.  i il  Ulli-  miri.,.  ils ili-  li until vviihin a  gardeil. 0« ing. un d.nibl, In I make and l.n'k of ela-ii i«'ity bilitv in I he p'linx lililí iiM'ii milking of goring wa < I'h-ii in fancy, and il luis imi few years t hat w«.- ha v e cure a suilabio ¡1 n ici«:, si'eined to lie a |uviu<l wearing of nil ' Many llioiiglit it health, or, I he ber drew I h- 1  mii-  .\t  •11. h 111' ■ 1  the 'I l'i' 1:  mat ism. pi h i«-a I i'd prejinlii'i sliiii'inaki signing -No donili gross on pulling  Tin- i'Ii seemed I ing booi-that. ai i > ;i' ii hibiii'd in t Ii as were .  ¡int.  I'  ■ 11  U I.  n-r tl to lie ild woniaii ;i>: 1 ■los and cau.-v« people bream  lia- ol nibbe; H'okt-n < ! i r.v 11 ;i i> allenii.m t < ■  pel;.' riingi'e;,h  "k kindly l'i. 1 .f in ron Vi 'i di  e lu M-I. Un IV i;s| I il«-au!; les.  ■ to the.  I rh. II-  ■ brill i-, llieil'  ml inline ,|r-  gai'i-r.  l-li. 1.1  til-  'g- |'.inu¡is ami  f  noli, m 4  ■t, tiii -i it I he lime  in  e 111 ilalel  big. H sliu-.v:, ¡1 1 ii!in 1 d mueh :,11 «■ 11 ! ii >r 1 ^ ! - 1 1 ■ .1 i'.,!..,-.-. Turai Ili tir f  urlil i,., « Ss in t he buildii of its tiurnine, and i..<>iis,-i]nenUy lnivned witliii: l he oi ber.-; are y'et in 1 he pò...,essimi of a pi."'i, i iieni New Y';rk Mio;-maniilni't urer. l'i ni miai e'y iliey limi boen pipilo-rapili d a .- hoi'l liti so tliat we .,.!■>• stili able to lo,,  uiiieh n:is ilii-n con.sii li r«'d t'  the nhoeuiakei s' art.  '¡'bis buoi had cali' va^np and  I bey " prev i,m.  upon lb: • bei-lil ,  SHOES OF 1853.  They are quite high, and, though tliev lack the symmetry, somewhat resemble the Louis XV heel of today, and while built solid look something like a school boy's clumsy attempt at whittling out a top. The base or heel seat is very broad, and the breast or front and back of the heel being each of the same slant, ami terminating with asortof round knob, gives the heel a very comical appearance when compared with the shapely heel of today. But, no doubt, in its day such a heel as this was looked upon as a notable example of the handicraft of some d is oiplp of 8t. Crispin.  Another favorite shoe for parly or reception wear is seen in Fig. 4. It is of blue kid, side lace, and has a tip ami narrow foxing of patent leather. This shoe was without heel, but a fairly thick sole of cork and sole leather protected the wearer from dampness. Though it was without the emblazonment of embroidery, it was none the less an expensive shoe, for the stock was of tha iiuest quality imported. The lace, fringe and lining were of silk, and all the stitching very fine and done by hand. Such shoes as these were the favorite ones for «Iriv-ing and such amusements.  The walking boot of the 'oil's does not compare very favorably with those of today, at least, so far as beauty is c9K<%rned; but perhaps what was lacking in beauty was fully compensated for by-comfort. Fig. 5shows such a walking boot as the gushing belles of ihat period delighted to promenade in. am) nodoubt caught the eye of the dmles as rndily as does the more sha|H>ly novelties of the present day. This hoot has patent leather vamps and fixings. Tin- lop issf very fine black broadcloth and made to button; the buttons being placed farther apart is now customary. The buttonholes are worked with .silk and hand made. The lining is of blue silk and quilted very fine. The shoo has n cork sole snd square edges. The heels art very square and give a rather clumsy appearance to the shoe. The counters are of sole leather ami very stiff. Such a shoe as this was worn by msrried ladies and the more sedate maidens.  Fig. • shows the shoe that the belles and dudines delighted to sport their shapely feet ill on the promi-na.ie. It has vamp and foxing of |>ateiii leather and tops of light blue silk. 'Hie stitch-lug is very tine and io fantastic desi;ru, yellow silk being used. Tho lining is >A white satin and finely quilted. The buttonholes are hand mudeand worked with yellow silk. Along the edge of the button fly is fancy stitching, also with yellow ■ilk, making altogether a very striking an4 attractive walking boot. The sole Is much lighter than in Fig. fi, and has beveled edges. The least attractive part of tbashoe is the clumsy square heel. The shoemaker of those days seems to hate lost part of his handicraft when it oe to the making of the heeL No dosbt, however, be followed the dictates Of fashion In making this sort of box bail, yet it does not follow that he must «aSdsaetitaa thoagh it were ashamed  legs, the ti Willi ubile It will lie that, tin.11-fa irly well i instep was due to lack In I lio.-e 1! than blocks ter mi-In making had not  ips of Whir! kid.  seen by ret'« Il tue heel nil lined, t he completely of shape ii  and ank beaut V o lost. ' Ï  the la-  \v  II!  ere  ivs la-' 1  of wood cut out. was not been ene  wer« 1   H ili-1  thought u ra-ed.  ¡Hile  .'HIV e  ■i-.-ntili, of. or, It is al  arci  is was - lt~ed. bei ter  'l'i  n-  la.st  if  1 iceable that bri, foot gear are not  hl c-tlor» in Iasinonablr esclusivi 1 y modem. AI'aiìII Mookk.  l-vl.l-ii*  !".ilr Sil«,  CEWTRAL:  jfl^ Ys  Withrgliis is giveu a map of lin- «sit.> îiow pvopi.M.ii l'or thi- Vi'oi'liTs isir. in case il is bel,! in tbecityol New York, tho opposition lo the use of ( 'entrai park iiaving lie« n |i nind lo be tcosliong lo succes-l ully ei.mbat.. (Jf cou 1 -se I lie de-ei-ion |o lore-.-n use « il the pari; do,-n 11,it by any nn-aiis ren.Vr it ceriain ihat the meti'opolis V, id uet tbe fair. l'Ienivol' subscripli-pi.-n'i-d w il u miieii gri-ater liveliin-MS (ban New York u-uallv doe.i sueh lliings. will aloiie do th.- ii-|.,iii«'-.ss.  Il,,- sl, ,!,'„  A funny ini idrut Inula laily who has Europe 'l'in- shall ««  ( al Show.  is related !.. .t I I'll I'elUlll -i.'l was  IV  an At-•d I rom pa:.-mg  through the iiiotinlair.s ol Mn-l uid wi:  I in  1-1  kIic was il Volile pel  transp, .ri« caule liei pai-s was i lo thriM i pieil a cai Ui a lonely cai, ami a«., many Ir mi':- u she nevi-i wa-£2.000 l'or ber recoveri'd. town ut m be gi'. cu. 1 iieigiiboi 1.0 C'„'.0hu v\a-c.'ii. Imi ani llibiteil pu  With bun he bad Iti.s l.i-ivcly cai. who was being i -1! in lined basket, ,-r; be I i at .hip When a l.-ia ly e,l. Jit-; I'u—y, happening  RIIOKS OF ltwil.  MoeX men of mature habits wove the old-fashioned leg boot, and many yet adhere to them as a relic too precious to throw asiile. Kxcept it be for the dance —when pumps were worn—low cuts were almost unknown, partly because the shapely button boot and congress gaiter of today had not. «at that time, as-Mimed symmetrical form.  Fig. 7 shows th» shoe from which at later date came the lace boot. The vamps 11 nd foxings wore of patent leather. The tops and front were of calf.skin and lined with colored sheepskin. Although such a shoe as thi < is now considered ungainly, in its day it was thuiight to be a marvel of beauty. Undoubtedly it was comfortable or at L ast more so than the hot, sllJlTy leg brio's of the period. Shoes after this shape are yet made -in coarser material—and known as brogaiis or plow shocy, l.i'in.g sought for m»-t!y bv miners and farmers.  About t"ii years pivwoii., in 1S10 — did the congress gaiter Hi-I make iis ap {»«trance. At (ir-a it. was i„,i kindly r.--  EIDER-DOWN.  Uuu III«- i:i«).-r Itui'b Stilli«» In Nt-sl, nnd V. liut llfl-OIIU-H or Jl.  The woud« rfully soft nnd wurni sub-statico wlneh we cali cider-nown in pro-d.tcrd bv the rider ilu--!;, un iiihabirant of the .M et ii-«.e, ari. Il i j propri- to cali tl'.ese bir i", i:ili;il.il:int « of (he «H.-can, for l.hey |i;i-h 1 !ir giratcr part of tìieir Iiven far out al ,-r.i. only coining to land for a little wild" in sprint for the epnrpof,e of la;,'ing nnd haiebing ibeìr i,-;:gs.  Tir. v are vory .'iwkv.-ril 011 land, but are uondoriid swimm.-rs and «iivers, (lo sccnding twi Ivi- l'ailioms 1,-iow ilio sur-face of ti 1 - ' waler and ivmainmg mili-mergvtl a» long as live miiiiiii-nalntimc. Tln.-ir food oo!i:-i-t.s prini ipai-y of mol-llisks, whieh ih y pici; up frolli the lied of the sea j  Their favolile la.ving placesaiv certuni ! small, 1 -iw i -land- «ni the eoa t ol !  wa.v. uideh a l'i- eaili.il "« idei'-holina," j The birds » isit the»? isiaml.-i in pair.^, j wliicli pre-or,1 a s: 1 il;in;: contrast in np- j pearam-e. the drakes boing brilli.-inlly j colorisi in bi.u'k, whiie ami gn < ti, wbile ! the fi-mal-s are ol a «bill letl-ai-ii brown, j mateliing Ilio l'olor «.!' ih-.' (••«•;»ntv vegeto- I  INTI';LLE€TÜAL LABOR.  ITS PECUNIARY REWARDS ARE COMi PA3ATIVEL.Y - SMALL,  lion so peri ¡'el ly that r hunter c.m h.-irdi v «li - o they crouch «lowii anion ( >11 ci lining ashi ire t lie Very delibi-!- 1 li « ■ s !, w! sionaüv ;:i,is daiigi r. Tue un,I it i.-- noi ; a! t rr i-xa 'ti i:i i door--, to m u ;  1!, I,v I,, ch", the drake I  : n rr III- m til" re--,' dud; pr ;o a piar,  prnct icc-,1 m v.hon  lilow.-i r r. al •y bar tinn  ii  cooHv sr]i alile p! naif it ha¡ p. The hum.: comi- lier : alili ebeeri CilIiVollieU t hi i r 11\i -n will pay a  ti,.- i Ìli : « , \V tbev alile lion  et -a  I-I  -I-  I u  ■ t ¡  li- ini-..'  ."I pi'.r  he!« ibi bel-.s u  loi- I  ,', c-l.'s ice for a in.) oeea-'." fa nei--il (o suit, (or liei-, s out of 'ii--e and S a Mùtue il a, the cv«.'n -I al th'.»" timo.  ile- house wel-b- r witli fn'iii, 1 auy smalì in-np ilar,v ì-ì-,h of tb";l lii- ir  l.o  eej  Tin-  .ur.-t ami  ;  ■ii a and the ' e.S a"'  l ln-rt- An- Slany Kcasons Why It la Welt That TMi Should Ue 80—Vadereurreats of liiijoymfiit—The SuperQclal War of Valiiiiij- iho Work» of Men.  The tendency of tlio present age Is to place a pecuniary value upon everything, and to underestimate, or hold in contempt. anything which cannot nt will be turned into cash. That this is a superficial, incom ct and vulgar way of estimating ilie value of things cannot be questioned, but it is ei pi.ally true that nowhere la this teinli iicy more pronounced than in tills country. Millet's "Angelus" is lik»ly to attract wider public attention and be valued more highly than any other painting, timplv because it has cost mor6," and no other means of advertising could have been more effective.  Tlll'.Y KIlVEn STlitJCJi.  Inirlieeiual labor can claim no such advantage to five it charm in the popular eye, nor can it hold out the attraction of giv.'it pecuniary rewards to young men cin msing a career, such as many of the commercial activities of the present time can safely promise. When it is remember«-ii that clergymen, lawyers, physicians, writers of all kinds and art-i: ts an- piehed men, with more than average talent, and of many years of ex-pen.ii'.e «.:i.-,cipline and experience, it is evident that their pecuniary rewards are small conijutred with liio.se of many oilier cidlin -.i t-eijuiritig 110 greater talent ami far lers {n-eparation.  Tbe nin.'iii.nt tucli a topic is suggested countless ill¡1-.(.rations come to mind of the inequality between tho service ren dried to ( he world and the pecuniary return that the world has been willing to give. Milton received ¡CO for "Paradise Lost;" a host of authors whose name» are inr« parablv connected with tbe chief glories of English literature,  while 111  Ii not «■ t b : : :. ii  ,1 a i  lu-'iuiii; most c¡.  Mu*.—I 111'.- lin:  '■g J<  ¡i'vim  d (  the I-  »f tl.t - tr  tu n i-,  :e trill lid ill.., i«- i.,.; ialini ( n' .-« i  i iv  ; - n -1  up" y i e I (ire:  'I I  ora thi-di-:  Ml  I :  oi"  • i..r i It;,-,-.:  to In  ■It, till'.  1 ;¡s  .'.\'s of  Umi-  I lilis  1 ¡011 mid Ooldsmith, alii Loudon, Heine and De lying in garrets in Paris, with nci;d (-trails to which Carlyle, Arnold mid even Emerson were li'ci d, me striking examples of 1 running all through ancient i :n history that great thinkers ■"warded in money by the gen-. hich they adorn. iTtain class of literary workers lys true. The works of Her-iieer, Nvidrly as they are known .,t as has been their influence ¡ .•mpurary lliought, have never h- ii author an annual support i uniai'y prizes are frequently Mi iking wmo popular chord, rrov. Ui of habits aud of facili-«;..!i!ig have made the rewards i y lab'.r greater now than ever I at. iieverthc'leps, tho world's i -Mid largely done for it gratu-Tir grcaicr number of literary ;„-,...:,'.¡.tod,like the Edinburgh ... to "cultivato literature upon oatmeal," and the majority of n:..i m;»:i are compelled to live -■; eii i'limstances and with the • 1 a rigid economy.  many reasons why it is well . boi'iid be .so. There is a certain i »eif denial which seems neces-iliainineiit of the strongest iivi-r inankind. Tin? thoughts < of many a man, living ill pov-acriiic!', have a weight which  wen» trimiiK-d I"  e un. it lici  to t:  -1 car  bolV.  i . r,-;  ari iiu  Tue .in Iir-,1 i. — ; lir-i n- -i hatch le  them, ini  Ol" hi- I-  very Wal  escapes, ;  Si n :ii : i eii 1,1 t.. . ibis e,i e I.unii,.. ',  ihe i......  •a i; il i er-, Tl. -lumi- r,.  « 11 :. :. e S Í  I rom I ho  tin- I I O í,  thai tin» Veal', an.  i l'y ' is : i (h  not  'I 1  s bi  .'■n  ■d d--.d  luv  raiviv  I in  bis : 1 id  thin 1  iiou--aspir re v r. -a bii pl'or.'s-i.u: in 111-1, !■--■;  «•i'.i: ii.-.' 'a  Till !■■'  that t!,i ,!  licgvi e of sarv to tin ii 111,1 ent'-- . and Libers (.1 if fit! '  wouM never bo given them if it were known tii.it they wero well paid. This bus always been roc.ognizcd by the great majoi ii:•■ 01' literary workers, nnd con-si.ioM,■-■ tin- degree of their deprivations tit.y b. vet-,: i ecu discontented at giving their i..!»»r to the 'world without ade-cuale i ; tuiai. Thoy have uoyer struck fur higher wagvs.  Tin-: i:i:waiii)S. Few of the gr«-;u writers of the world have n<»t l-n-n more or less under subjection to liis-vi 1 '™ mother of invention. Wiic:her 1 his was best for them or not the v.orid b:-s freiiy left them so. It  has > ;,eu r.-.U' ed bare existence to its ¡in -.-! richly endo wed members, except on 11 of laming by manual labor ii us which the fruits of their in-«1 toil were not thought worthy  coin Ilici  telle til IV« Vi l è.  Il might have been latiir pul of thu ei  ciitti.i ha« and p" ..,-for mi l'i ill«: t hiil I  thorn,» could li.ivc been better employed than the one a clerk in the India office and the ot i>er as a custom house officer in bin. It was poor discernment, as i a.- ii.adei,-u:ue reward of genius, to :«u with tho larger part-of "Walden" on liis hands, owed Corot to have re-t unbroken collection of gs until he was GO veal's  thought that the ;hteenth century  ma  lha in i ries  e a better use, for itself . of its most exquisite genius 10 have made him an exilic Scottish lowlands; or •l.'iinli or Nathaniel Haw-  m -  diu  rni.! in <  ■I l;i<  • id  1,  t., pi  a re ve lb  II,  I Wi  i II-■ i -  ■ I.I  du-  111 rn i i-  \ i.-ii  ■ id-.:  lo ih.  I, Ib i  ,«t :i-> \v 11 lue .-1er  r,\ u ;biit i lo  lu of of : h-  i  i :e e-i ii loll i ¡¡id io ha-.«' : in; ii an ah  iii, own |»::ii : 1 d.  It Would h l i if (lie row •c.r.iii:,  I  ¡mai ',  ! (  I i Í I  ■ I t,  1  Ii  surr,:  ¡lio» le.  ill borii hai th.-  .ut I >. -  i'bl. h t.  I I lea 11  walliin«.  lint ir-a  out ; al" 1 In  ol ti ng. w  I1.1 -i,--t, es-I  Ila-  li.  lonee  j 1 i n I p i - d II i. altiioiig     Cl-» I '■ . nil,; lb-    s.iid ai      bad; un re iban - uni.". i'- aii'.' ac-    bowel ion. inri ;b¡-      ite : ■: -1 bei: im-.; ■ 1-;. la'.;,i-I . could    « I : i 1 I ,. --  «¡. p: i v      Iii ■-■' « !.. s. and.    «.,' « il ;      i :i- t-iirj 0 e j or    lit IUI.      i d ■ a'.oi- all, tri    \ ai .,:d-      ini" ni' py ra ¡»ii-    a way i      •v., - 1 !,,' ! .. 'liei!    minds      - Io e!-, ci ie.ge.    llieui a      i ■ 1 ■ . aii v.    t rue re.      1 .»i, .-ì: ...-cen. v    man, ;.      ,- - • 1 ., .-■-. ami    i.-is gi ;' 1,1 lie il      :-:'.' :»! t '.-. - IV-i.io i.S oí    Such  Coli; — i      Ih : V i- et I ';.:-..    won h. 1 •'.'• 1 1!.     i-1  SCIt'l'.sl  f¡ i ra 'n I li ib' i. woniri  i-1  ■¡un  n  'I In . . I ■ :  sii i si  ¡al  lll'l t'l s«-. !  "A,. I i i 111' sani, .:-tvr.  "(ira, 'Idi «•urn 111 I :.:• "No, MI'.  IVI'/"  -yes." "Tin-a ai.' vt-ry nti-.-ei  gl'ttlllg Mill  green coni  » 1  ,1 I  ! tin- C loen, oíI e!Vi! iol _' the huu.ircds i il «l.-ar f.imih.ir M Li,la ,b,.n nai.  rea  ■ ile or.i, 1 Alii.il a  I wen- I, ■■«.ein  the  lien rest  at show - 111 tin» prize of e. linc.-t cats ex-'.' was  • I - I ;  at « :  unjust, however, to speak i ds of intellectual toil were or mainly represented by, ■ cognition of mankind or po> urns. In 110 other sphere of e can .-•• ' much happiness of a high nnd .1 -I e ¡-.Hid be found. Whoever has fitted iiis-it i,y whatever expense of time and ii to appreeiau- the best that has been i «Ione in the world, to take part, 1 humbly, in molding publieopin-iii contributing to thea«lvanco :«■«• loward beit.-r conditions, has «■n a c,Mi-.-r which may have its !■ >:i:-. its p'-rplexit ics and discour--, b-.u b:.s also an uudcrcurreiit ■.meni that nothing can wholly 'Hi'» pin siciaii who lias saved a i i.,■. 1 he oli-rgymiiti who clears , tiiisis of su]iei.-,iition from the a largì» congr. gal ion, and give« : nai of 1« hgiou.s things in their e.iiny and 1-eauty,or thestates-i',01 ' r editor w bo aids in lifting ran-«ii up above itself, can afford I-¡itI in moni money, i- n's payment comes in different a 1,,tily increasing ix.»rsonal 1 t he  ; .;ui faction of liiinking the ¡. ills of tho time, in the con-• f contributing to the world's 11. t, and in tho increasing grati-: iiiciion of tho best men and I'iovidonco Journal.  SCIt'l'.sl  f¡ i ra 'n I li ib' i. woniri  \1iil )l.'  No Moro.  sidilit in Lx»iidon,  I"  I  ¡ 1 •  lia» lile erd,  Mlilldi'll II : ni illll I  1.1 lung. I I'«- 11 Hil sljllilllt'i', llllt i  i' a.-\l .luiy l'in i «.-m:iiniailv tor  il t.  day, aud now 1 11 order —Detroit Kroe Prosa  lililí!; «if It «luv bv  aine iiioiiliis ulioad.'  long ami lo I.i:i3 tons!-  ■1, 1 w il ici l :  piar  .. ■ r-, in as :-l «li-• d in  ai i» ', olili  « illy feet imi weight  , m il  ! e u .  -Chicago Timet  to ti;c  I ! (', I '■ l a! he t: i,  yon v, ¡1 um.;.-,. llîuil'.ï.s tll-l l'i... il:-1 ; ■ -i j »y  1  ' 1  ¿li.'.ll Vil  ■ m- ; ». C  1  years of age, thore-. ¡". ic- i:i the army, has Bent 1 ¡1 papers a communication .'in liiti authorities ii| "the " in answer 10 an application i.',i «l to come and visit his r - «lied. "Come by all means," i tiie r.iisicio rejoinder, "but -etopayii tine of ¿'0 10s., ; wcek.v drilling and spend six a l.'i-tu-is." This was o little 1 I lie correspondent's filial it v- "¡.nd have been n great ! , I .. ■ ; -, ¡1 my father," he m—s.- i i bo.,«- «'in'iiinstancos we 1, 1 i.Hire." - L-.iiulou l^-tter.   

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