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   Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - February 23, 1871, Albert Lea, Minnesota                                FREEB0RX THURSDAY. Terms, Per Tear, In Advance, AWTKIJTIMXR I 4 V 1 >j III I 111 bottt fell ill, and could not come then and that ficknero restoral to you, thank Gfld." I thank Him also, daily and" for this undeserved, this perfect Him 2.50. 8 ".01 0.00 10.01) C..OO' 8.50'13 00 7.00] 9.00 T? 00 jj.50 10 0.25 12 00'18.00 25.00 .00'! t.OO VOLUME 10. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 187L NUMBER 46. S.oOil'2 OO'L'L'.OO col. i __ ho oo M.oo is oo'yo.ot) SO.OO'OO.OB The following, in addition to the above, bo strictly adhered tn: Vrole-siuii-il curds of five HIIPS or less wil! bo inserted nt per extra for each ad.litiunil line. Loc-il notices, ten cents per linn fii' tus tirst iiiaurtion, and five cents per line.for each additional insertion none taken under fitly cents. Editorial noti'-i-i. iiisorti-d request, with a view to a-lvei tliinj; cents per line. Kc-hgioud and charii.-iblc notices, iilso notices of niarr and will lie iu- without clucvge. and frOYi'-ntncnt udvni ti-i-ini-nt will b? ch'i.rfjpti at 7o por siju.in- Cot I IIP first'.iisfi lion, aii'i per ft-i- additional insertion. in mcnts ui-o regarded as auiouiiialilu tor llic wanie, unless there is an agreement to charge to another party. Transient r.dvci tiseini'ius- must hi- imid JLantl Jigents. 0. WEDUK. -iX. ATTORNEY" AT LAW, Land Culledinjc Agent, Albeit Lea, Minn. iu I'n'on IJIoek over the Drug Store of Wedge lilacknier. a and the only, abstract of tii'.c to all I.iml" in Freehorn County. Aiiitr-icf" furnish.-d nnd certified to as by an.l titles perfected upon rPusuri.iMe tt-i ins. A. T T O U X K Y A T I, A W Office at tin- Cuiri Hon-n. ALUKKT l.r, MINX. Crosse Established 1858. JJ. HOG AN, WHOLESALE GROCER and COMMIP.SIOX MERCHANT. General Agent for the different Powder Manufacturers. he- Ely's Single and Double Water-Proof Caps 1'utemShot, Hog.in's Block, Front Strset. 35yi ba On-n. AVis. w Hotels. ESTERN HOME. 8T Aitornc-y-.il uii'l t'ld Public, lloal '1ULTO.N 'BOOKS H. L. llobinson, Tropiiefor, ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA. Boarders, Ity the day or week, accommo- Jiitcd. TRAVELERS ENTERTAINED. Stages for all points stop at the door. 13 Chatham flrci-t. Austin, Minn. J. A. M Proprietors. prcf- I- 1 11 1- 11 p d.i for nil points, Ooml stunting And tiiloiithe hosll .Druggists. THE HAS AT IAST. AND .ilei s in STATIO-NKRV Jtlillinrry. t for in advance publitjattou is terly. lien I he utlidav il of gi1. en nnd till of nil in ni.iu-ly ituknu'n ledg- nunl- it, out iis (S.C. TII Titl.s iiiM-stigati-d, Hivl -'in Uuulur at teii- t inn to colli Corn -i- I 'hirk nnd Ni.-n tuu Si. Albeit I.oa. Si A. M. TYI-LII. C. t' Arrivals and Departures Albert Leu. of Mails at tit Arrives Jaih EAST rns. Departs daily ru U M. 8 r. M. WKSTEH.X. Depart! daily at 3 r. M. at lif M. Lea and Forest City Djpnr'y TVodncsil-iy and Sulitiday at tj v Ar- Tuesday and Friday at G I', M. Albert Lcnun'l Sat- utday at ll' M. Uoparls Snturiluy at 1 r. M. NollTMYf I'sTKHN. Albert Lea ami Freeborn Depat Is Mon- day, WsdrieMlay mid Fridiiy at -li.'lO V. M Arrives same at 10: 'iO .v. M. Albert Leu and Wusoc'i.- Dcpiiif. Sutur- d at 7 A. 31. Ai rives I'ridiiy at (j i'. M. Depart" Mon Arrives Tues- ATTORNEY AND COCXSELOll At Law, and Nottuv Viihlie. ISroadwny. Albeit I.-a. Ali'iiips.jta.. 9 lii'.OWN, I. VXD AND COI.LV.CTINU AGENT. IlompilcaiU I'rocured at my Late pints kept on li..nd. Int'orniatioti hy letter or otJu-i HJ.SC. hitnished jri-iitis. Iss fit first-class Fire, Lite, nnil Insurance C'ompanies. 10 MII-II C'rossc, in-.-School Smith s Ar.ier- i it'iui Orjrans, Grimms. Howes and Lambs Knitting 87% 1 flOr-UO.S it V Dealers iu Foreign R.ud t't-L-e-jtic EOTTLED ALE, POUTER, No 4, Front Si reel, i V.V. J. I.ICKFUUD, ltd Albert I.en and (Mvntonna. day and iv at 7 A. M. day and Friday at 0 p. M. Oflico hour-i, 8 to 12 M.. 1 to 8 p M S: ir Lodpe. No. A. K. Sc A. M., IIIIM rcpiilai coiu- niiinications at Albert Led on tho second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. BUOSS.N, W. M. A. 0. WKPOE, Sec. call the iitnntion of the public to his C ie i lit for ULACKMUTMINti HORSE-SHOEING. AVoik done cheap, anil in the most Mitist'.icfmT manner. Oive him a call Shop ut ihe Ilai i itigton House. j near Lake. .....11KT MINN. Ui'UL K M. T11K..G, I'liUJK CASH STOKE. G R K E X O O T) C U T L E 11. Ilrulf in f'lntliuip, Yankee' Fa main's It I oik. Main rrft, three Uoura u of oniue. La -'rosso, is. Hair Dressing Done in all the Latest at MRS, STAGE'S MWER SDOP, f CRLED CHIGNONS, BRAIDED SONS. I'l.AIN CHIGNU.NS, and SWITCHES. ----A1.3O---- Latest Styles of Hair Jewelry, Chains, The highest olTored fur IKE -VI 3GO. 2O. n l'. til'TCUSELL S. CO., Front Street, Crowe, TVH. All kinds of P.road, Cakes, and C'ruekf-rs FTUM 11111.1 Ornamoii'.il HOSES, PEONVS, Time Tables. SOCTUliKN MINNESOTA KAU.UOAD. Going (ioing Kast, Winncbngo ar p. m. depart 9: a. in. Wclln dep.irt m. Al'len do S: p. in. Al Lea G: 10 p in. p. m. .Aaniipy p m. La Cros'se 8.10ft in. arrive a. in. 1 a. in. p. in p. in. p. in. arrive p in. Connects at L.i with steamboa'ts for all points ou IK" upper and louer Mis- niss'rpi (ilso on the I vaukff .-Hid Si. Pmil li.tilMHN to and fioiu Mihvaukee, f'hieago, and the ll'i-t. At Fountain, fi.r Ch.it fluid aud Trcyion. At Uiiiv.s.-y, with traini on Milwau- kacnnd St. I'anl to and friuu St. "vil. St. Peter, Di.lut.li. ('iinid. nirl M.lliepoi. At uilh for [line Ki'lh I'Hv. and Cl.AHK THOMl's'ON. lloiu-r.il M.iu.iger. J. IT, fiABDNFit. Superintendent. ST. I'ACI, KAU.V..VY. I'-jsenser trains on the Milwaukee and S. I aul K.ulro.ul iirrivi- and depart daily. Sun lays excepu-d, as follows: Al.DKN, Dealer in JKWKLHY. tc and Hell selected stock kept n h tnrl, c-t'isistinf; of Ware, Al- Cut- A eon; [i Constantly Jew i 'lock bums, Violin S lory. V.inkee Notion-. Cheap as the Chpiipo-t Repairing promptly done; all ork .irrinted. Albert Lea, .Minn. MESSRS, E ABBOTT y-ould -iijusi uu HLOCK, lie SI-U.L at wholesale w.s: 7yl Jobber nnd Dealer in BOOTS. SHOES. II ATP. CAPS. LA LIES1 FURS. ROBES. BITK GOODS. Ar ic., Ac At Chit Pric'v 9. Corner Maiu and Third Sts LACnOSSE, PLANTS, For sale by S. of tlio North- uestern Nur-vrics, Hfir-kto, ij. 111. ,i first Mock in  i 8.1.5 It'S. ilYSICTANS AKUPItT T.IM, A. C. Wcdare, M. HLACK.MKH, AND ST'llGE-ONS. MlNNKIOTA. F. A. Blaekmer. M. D. Oilice in the Union Block. A U. STREET, M. D., 'pIIYSfCIAN SURGEON. OfTiec first door south of the Toat Office. Albert. Lea, Minn, K. E. S. (MISBd, D PHYSICIAN AND SURGKON, Geneva, Minnesota. Otfice first door north of Post Office. D QCTOU LEASED V E T E 111N A R Y S U IIG- EO N, Treats horses successfully, no matter what the disease is. Ollice at A. U. Stroefs Drug Store. Albert Lea, Minn. Ij Tho ll And the INSURANCE COSI- I' AN IKS, to-wit: lord" and Pul- of Hartford. ily and Conli- of New York, Represented ttAlbirt Lea by A. G. WEDGE. Firo risks- taken at the lon-cit pnfiohlf rater, and promptly ntUustoil. Insures loss or damage by lightning. "THE UFE INSURANCE CO. OF, NEW YORK, Offers unsttrpa'isea iiiduccmcnts to persons wishing to insure their lives. nt s for thy ceU'bi Peiti-i'ti-J Hiieclnuli tuj- nnO KVI.Ifi lilll'Y A.ND exa'nini' uia jroO'U, o! which we have not rtnii-i to n.tnic half, ami sh.ill be happy 10 shoiv (hem, wiu-ihi-r you STRKl'.T, M. ITnving pur- C'luistvl prjp- erty find es t n b 1 i It e 11 h i m s e 1 f at this place, attend to till busi- ness in the lino of his profession. ALL WOUK WAR- RANTED to give complete satisfaction. TEETH IX'IEACTED WITHOUT PAIN Office, nt his Drug Store, near the Post Office, Albert Lon, Minnesota. Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds of of everj description. These gentlemen be- ing experiencctl iu the business, and having erectfd a large Carriage House 21x00 feet, with BLACKSMITH PAINT SHOP attached, arc now prepared to do JKWMfS OF ill llii-ir line. Parties lire invited to cull :md exnuiine stock and ipeeimens of work hi-f.ire purc'hn.-ing elsewhere. Kep'iirinjc done ou short notice. Shop south of the Western Home hotel. Albert Lea, Minn. IJKOMMERHAUSEN, Manufacturer of WACO'S. CUTTERS, AND SLEIGHS of every description. Eepairiiig done to order and on the shortest notice. Clark street. Albert Lea. Minn. Shop on Jlletst SC. HLMKS, ha having purchased the stand recently occupied by G. D. Call as a T JITJiJRKXT, la prepared to supply his many friends n ith cuts at cheapest rate. A complete supply will bfekcpt constantly on hand. Shop on the corner of JJ road way Portable t-ntcs'of the different of aud Wt., opposite Hall's bauh. Hiecl.wni-juirc of A. O. WKDGE, Local Agent, Albert Lea, Minn. MINN. hereby warned against cutting or oarryingaway tim- hor from the section 25, town 108, range 20, as 1 prosecute according to law any person who commit trespass ihoreoii.____________ D. ft. I'ARKEB... And Dealer in nil kiuds of FORERSN AND DOMESTIC CLOTHS. I wish to inform the people of Frccboru County Oint I will sell Cloths by the Yard, at 0081' lor the TIIIIITV DAVS. I am provided all the facilitici for C u 11 i ti a n el g AND with ne.itnchs iu Ihe latest FALL an.l WINTER STYLES. All of I do not hesitate to far, ill be i clu-apei llian at any other hnii-c ill tin' foil lily. {.'nil and sje IIIL- and 1 will do my to pli-asc you. In my cloth dopnitment I have Fancy Cas-iiiiprc-i, Kngli li (icr- inogt dense, beautiful nnd delicious foKug'e, ilistribntcd hy Miiliitii'lcs of FIIKS; "I'ro.g. ,-ind r.rer- er. ens t'loui IHII- 1 Yiri l c.. Hi r nri; Iws tl n nrdi- ti; i y ry rail's ''.it uiiu'ii infui' :n .tiOti, mailed fur HI i-riiis. ii s, IMNMn K J Fn.rj.'foii Door Fin'sh Gardon, Flower. Fiuit Ilerb, Tree and pre- paid by mail, with for culture. Twi-ntj five difli'i-fnl jmoket-' lor .fl. The six for Ibs. Vv. nnd Tree .Seeds: J Apj.Ie, 1'e.ir. Grass Sends: Peel, Cai i llniim J'ni- nip. nii-1 .ill VcjTi'tn j in sm .1] or Inrze I'l nits I'-uU I by mail l.andcd Japan Lily Agents l.i-t to Clubs and tlie trade, fc-id" on (in I FloiM-r t'unl it nNi. r.nll Shiiiln. 1'i.s H. vi'-ii I. Xrv, (jnl'Ifn "it L. I'ricfd He-ivi Albeit L.-u, 2.1, II AN SUN man Cloths Albeit L.-u, 2.1, 157 iT. Tiikrs pleasure in saying to numer- ous Tiieiuls ait.l patVODS that he has opLiied a first-chi--s TAILORING t-stublisjlinient, on the cornci of Washington and Streets, whore hu will be ready at all times to HEC'ETVE CUSTOMERS and to attend to their n-ants. A large stock of and IJroiu.1 CoiniuissioT. 15. W OU1 flitted 'an eo us. TJECK'A "1 on hand, nnd SUITS WILL BE.MADE TO on tho shortest notice. ORDER ALBERT LEA, MINN Cabinet Ware. PECK, Manufacturer of, and Dealer In all kinds of Having purchased the entire stock of J. Warren, 1 am now prepared to sell all kinds of FURNITURE as cheap ns can be bongbt west of the Mis- sissippi. -An.ong my slock will bo found Of all description. BUREAUS, WASHSTANDS, QUARTETTS, TEAPOYS, Worktables, Whatnots. CHAIRS, Of? all description, And in fact everything found in a country Furniture Store, kept en Corner of Water and Washington Streets, HOUSE GKNKUAL Shop on Wifliinp Albi- LLiAM G ninl JOLVF.R VruiUv. oii nurth of Cl.irk. t Lea, .'.linn. KELLAH, Albert Li-u, Minn., Hits the Government field iioteB of Freeborn county. Office with A. G. Wedge, Union Block. UK to. of PURE DRUGS, rALVTS. REROSLNE. NEAT'S FOOT, MACHINE OILS Also n large stock of Tobacco, Pipes, (if you want a good cigar, go to Spraguc's) me, I wasj reserved and cold. I refused to d.incc, and not sing fur lnui. He foilowud me frotn to his eyes nere i'till ui' solicitude. The in- stant we were in our owu room he caught nij haudb in his. My darling." he said, what troubles Fur uiy life T not tell him. I was afraid to let him know that I doubt- ed his integrity. Horace." I questioned timidly, "do 3-ou love His Cue eyes wide with ai-- tonishuicut. ljul he answered pasniou- i ately, Lovo vou A yo. better that you will ever know. A'iolet." i Did you ever loved any one I filtered. Never, Violet, on my honor." I was happy, yet, not entirely s.iti-fied. I was a woman. Eve ate the fruit with Paradise all around her. ''Then who was I i'ahered, that saw you with ai'ter- noon 'i'' He started' and flushed, very red for a moment, then he laughed. ih'erVl ani sure love me. dear. I ought to ar- my lonp That woiirin was aj friend, an old friend of mine: .she's in distrc-s. and t had to help hur. An- you 'satisfied j 1 nifJd--d my lu-ad in nssont; yet my heart w.i? imfquite at rest. After that j we went down to Swan's Xest, our sea- s'de home, and settled into sober mar- ried life and for months our blks was said Good-bye', dear." and went our. I I watched him from the window, hidden behind the curtain, as he rode away through the driving rain. '1 he u'c-morj' of that day .come.s to me like a terrible dream Toward evening my ajrony became unendurable and. the rain I determined to ride over to my father's in the neigh- boring village. About half-way, we met a cluce carriage coutaiuirig a lady and a pcntlcman. Why tljat's Mr. Rcade exclaimed my conchuianr as the vehicle dashed our phaiton. Oue ulunuo confirmed his It was my huhband and by his i-ide was the same woman thatl had seuti with him once before. iMy resolution was taken on the instant. I ordered my servant to to drive back to Swan's Not. 1 would not wait my husband's return, I said to myt-elf; I could not even charge him with his infidelity T would go away at once, and never let him see my face again. Iu a short time I was ready for my departure. 1 wrote a nofe for Horace. rroposcd Homestead Lsur for the cflt of The Saldfcrv A Bill to enable honorably .hers and sdilo-rf, their ami plum children, to the public lands of the Vailed UP it Th1" every prirarp soldier and offtwr who has served in- army of the United States during i n-r-ent rebellion, for days; i who was honorably (fiscllurfred. and has loyal to the cludinar the troops niiistcred iu'to the scrvirv of ihij United Statoo by virtue of the third section of an act entitled; "Am act making appropriations for complcf- incr the defenses of Washington and for other purposes." opproved Fob, 13. IS'Jui and every sflnniJiw-, olHcor or other persoa who in the navy of tlie United oi> fn the marine during the rebellion. for ninety days, and who was d's'-hstrged. and who h-aa reuiaiKctJ fejya! j to the government, shall, on with the provisions of an act entitled An act to secure homesteads to settlers on the public diima-n." and: the acts thereof as hereinafter m-.ain'.'d. be entitled to receive patents for a quantity of yuliffe land.-, not mineral, not exceeding afres, or one fjuarter section, to bjt; j in r-ompact form, according to ?ub- Jivisions. including tho nltomrttc rvi-d seotiiiii" of public tit-.- line of any cr any public work or other land subject to eatry dor the homep'ead laws in tlv; United States, wherever public lande have been or may be granted by acts of Congress; pr-.vided that lid homestead pcttlcm .shall allowed twelve motitlxs. after eating his hotneHte.-id within which to commence his settlement and improve- mrnts and provided aKo th.it the time which the homestead settler shall Fcrvcd In tlia artnj', navy, or marine corps a-j aforesaiii, or if discharged on ace Mint of wounds received or disabili- tv incurred in the line of duty, theu the term of enlistment shall be from the time heretofore required to pctfoct title; and provided further th.ifc any homostcad settlor as aforesaid may a1--icn hi.s homestead certificate withia twelve months iVom the date, la any citix. 'n of the United States ovef twenty.one years of age. or any person who has declared his intention to oi'jnc such, who his nit previously 'availed himself of the benefits of the himr5toad or and the I shall succeed to all the of tho said home-tend settlers, hut no t-iu-h of a homestead ccrtiScnto thereafter have tho rijiht to avail himself of the benefit of this act or the acts heretofore homo- steads to actual settlers, nor shall such assignee have the right to acquire any other homestead under said acts prru j vido.l. however, that no patent shall in- sue to a homestead settler, cr bis signeo, who has not resided upon, iui- proved and cultivated his said i period of -it the l f'r i had been an unwise one, andthat tins act. for i I should be happier among my own j friends. I be-wd him not hunt mo i That any entitled, under d -i- a but (o leave me t provisions of the foregoing wli.-n. to follow the bent i-f my inclination I a who may have here- put the note tinor, the table, ami then j f I'-ro enteix-d und-r thehoiueMon.l went out from'the i, here inv -iff "i land less than 100 acron. hud been .so happy. Tn lte, th.ui y-'i-mittcdlo enter, urn1-r jro- uiy father and L'were on our way' to i ot this section, so much land Italy. j At the expiration of two wretched aud then that dreadful night Which will be sold at the very lowest prices COME AND SEE Dr. Froshnug, Physic inn and Sin-peon, office t-t E. AV. Spraguc's Drug and liook Store. por feet came Horace had been nil day. did m-t come homo to dinner, as was his j I1-'1-' ciK-tom so after havinir ordered tea. T so the lawyer said. cxpeeU-J t myself and sat down I went b.ick to Swans Nest, hx ery- -h n, ..w.iit him. Pin sjt.dusk, i unchanged. Ihe rooms were 1 T them. My husband years we returned; and 1 learned from our lawyer that uiy hut-band had i-aik-d for India, first making over to mo. in all his real estate, lie never, o rctuin. when added to the quantity previously entered, shall not exceed 100 acres Section 3. And be it furl her That in case of the death of auy person under the provisions of the .first section of this act. the widow if unmarried, or case of her death or luttrriage. then n porch tu .-wait the moon s urlnsr up ju-'t I had It-It tliem. the .-cal Still he d'd not come. Dinner them be touched, the housc- and Miiiper both g..-t .spoiled; the keopor said. flowers in uiv hair were Stable. I nm ready at all times to supply orders for Single or Double rigs, nccoiding to the wants of my friends. Stables near the Webber ilouse, Albert Lea, Minn. GILBERT BARDEX, PuopaiETon. Is selling all kinds of MERCHANDISE REGARDLESS OF 1 USTIN MARBLE YARD. KO.SStlERR V ffi Slknufacturers of and Dealers in all kinds of MONUMENTS, MANTLES, FURNITURE TOPS of ibe best AMERICAN FOREIGN MARBLES, Orders from abroad, or through our agents, will meet with prompt attention. Yard and Show Rooms on south side of Square. AUSTIN, MINN. L. W. MANN, Agent, Albert Lea, Minn. J- M. D. O. BKAHLE. Cwatonna JHarble YforA'8. SULLIVAN SBARLE, Manufacturers Dealers in AMERICAN and ITALIAN MARBLE, MONUMENTS, GRAVE STONES, CEMETERY POSTS and FUR- NITURE MARBLE. All work done in the neatest and most ar- tistic Orders taken for Scotch Granite Monuments, manufactured in Ab- erdeen, Scotland and furnished at the low- est possible te Sight months' __.. Cedar Street, -North of Public Square. fading, and I sick and iveary with waiting and sus- II.ir.uo had never remained .iw.iy so long since we were m.irr'iod it dot.tuicd him so Very slowly the evening wnt bv. Twelve o cl >ck cunc. the ninon di-i-ppid otU of sight, leaving me in d.trkni'.-b. An owl liooted from the top of th3 old willow, beat a ncarv, subbing sound. I workud niysclf up into a perfect turuior of alarm and nervous excite- ment; and, by di-gri-es. the old d-'Ubt. or four, or it was. stole back to my mind 3Iy husb.uid ci uel to keep me in such -siisjieiiso. lie did not love me! never oocurid to me that he might Go detained ag.iinst his will. When, at last, the clock was on the stroke of three, I caught the quick trauip of his horse's feet But it did not greatly relieve me. I felt angry, nnd instead of running down to meet my woman's nature prompt- ed me, I yielded to my petted, wayward will, and kept niy seat. When he reached the porch, he sprang down flushed, and eager. he cried, the moment he caught sight of me, are you up yet 1 I am so sorry." He approached, both hands extended. But I turned from him and went into the hall He stood for a moment fn silent as- tonishment, then followed, and took my hnnd. though I kept uiy face peristently averted. he said, what is it 1 are you ill, tired? I was so sorry to keep you wai'ing, but circumstances-------" 11 Never mind the circumstances now I exclaimed pettishly, '-lain very tired, and now that you have come I will go to bed." He loosened his hold on my hands but looked after me, as I left him, with a glance T shall never forget. I can see him now, as he stood in the moonlight.so handsomeand noble and I loved him so well! I wonder why I turned from him that night. Heaven knows how it pained me. But the spoiled, willful tem- per, that has been my ruin, urged mo on. Did you ever speak a harsh word to one you lovo, and feel something within you prompting you to speak another Then you understand how it was that I left niy husband standing there, weary and supperless. Violet, he said, softly, aa 1 paused involuntarily at the head of the stairs, "comeback and let me you know I have not kept you waiting willingly." But I weitt on without a word, not to our chamber, but to a dressin'g-rooni exj clusively my own, and elojad i ''V. y.-- mfit.S-t.WJMKA it was on Irs minor orphan children, shall be en- titled to all the benefits enumerated io 1 act provided, that if such person died during his term of his enlistment 1 tlu- whole term of his enlistment shall be deducted from the time heretofl re required to perfect the title. Section 4 Anil it further fiiacteif, That every private soldier and every -vent for it myself and read it. sit- j sciman, marine and officer'who soryoS in the army or navy for the said perioa of ninety days, and is inscribed on the peifbion rolls of the United or i' entitk-d to be so inscribed an ac- count of wounds received or incurred in the line of duty, may, in of the rights, privileges and benefits hereinbefore conferred, enter upon by Had she ever heard from him I Only she replied, and then the 1-ttur contained another my dressing table tin-re in our old room. Violet." it began, you must par- atid the surf d'tn intrusion. It v.ill be the lust, for, in all human probability, the dis- ease that now consumes me will coon give me a grave in a foreign land. But there are a few things that I wish to suv before I die. 1 was wronp; not to years of inexpressible agony; the news came A ship, home explain all to you from the fu-t. But I desired to spare you what you might consider a disgrace. I thought you could and would trust nie. It was my sister you saw. She was vain and friv- olous, and eloped with a profligate. The marriage was illegal, and Ethel was dis- graced" She came to me for help. I could not refuse her. I was taking her to a sate asylum when I was absent that night. You understand it all now. Don't be troubled, dear, but forget me and be happy. My sister is dead now. and 1 have not. I fear, long to live. God bless you, dear In hdavcn all things will be righted." For two years I lived alone at Swan's Nest then ward bound from Calcutta, was lost, and Horace Reade was among the passen- gers. That was the death of hope Another year passed by. One sweet May evening I strolled down to the sea shore. The sun was setting in waves of gold and purple, and thefull moon canie up, flooding 'he great, sea and the lon-j; stretch of glittering sand with misty splendor. The tide rolled in with a low musical murmur. I sat down on 9 rock. Fur out upon tho bar a stately vessel swung at anchor, and a, little boat from it was coming in. I watched the tiny craft with a kind of fascination. Pres- ently it grated on the sand, and a man sprang ashore. A wild, nameless hope took shape in my heart. I arose and tottered for- ward, blind and half unconscious. The instant, after, a strong arm clasped me. I looked up into the face above me. It was wan and worn, and changed by suffering, but I knew it in an instant. Oh, Horace, my husband I cried, forgive Then I felt his tears upon my cheeks, his kisses on my lips, and I sunk into his arms insensible. It is sill remorse, the lone- liness, tho aching pain! We live at Swan's dear, forgiving hus- band and myself. I had engaged my passage, he said. an agent or attorney, and receive a cut for one quarter section of land at provided in section one of this act, and shall be entitled to all the benefits of said first section, or liable to all the pro- visions thereof except as to the actual residence and that all acts and things required to be dono by the homestead settler by said first, section, in-iy be by said agent ov attorney; provided that no such agent or attorney' shall act as such for more than one person at thu same time. Section 5. Ami be it further enaftnf, That all declarations nnd proofs requir- ed under this act and the firmer acts granting homesteads to actual settlers, may be taken before the judge or clerk of any court of record in the United States, or in any State or territory when duly authenticated, under the of- ficial seal of such court, shall be of fame force and effect as if taken before the register or receiver of tho proper land office. Section 6. And be it further That the "Commissioner of the General Land Office have authority to> make all needful rules and to carry into effect tho provisions of this act. A TRAVELER asked an emaciated Georgian if the climate of the swamps was unhealthy WalJ, replied the loyal native, "'taint un- healthy we have the fever and ague all the time in these parts, but then we ea- joy a powerful undertow of health." TIIACKKHY tells of an Irish woman begging of him, who, when she saw hint putting his hands in his pocket, cried out. May the blessing of God follow you all the days of your when he pulled out his snuff-box, immediate- ly and never overtake At a recent railway festival, the foi> lowing striking sentiment was given "Our only faithful tend- ers who never misplaced a switch." DENVER boasts of an abundance of fledge, faro, and slch, being   

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