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Freeborn County Standard, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota rilURSDAY. 0.00 S 18 00 21 Ol) It, Wj 1 I (X) 30 00 00 30 00 "0 01) '10 (K) D. H. r. CO.'S f ALBERT III MINNESOTA A GENERAL UVNK1NG is BUSINESS H.1D. BROWN CO. BANKERS. aEFERENCES: iBt 'Hat. lUnfc, N t Unnk, St T ml 1 i "P" Boot Shoe Shop. TTILL f KEM' ON II V.ND A TLLL Ll.NE or vi. ss -t o zxx M: ca. o Goo'ls, all of ill be -old clitnp AND HM', GOODS SPKCIVI.TV. GOOD FITS fit Ul- AN 1 l.D, L> MO UK Repairing done on hoi t nonce, an accoiding to tontitct E THEM C Broadway one ilooi noitliof (lie Alboi t Lea Minn, Ulakcr and Ficp.nrer of Boots Shoes. Shop on Clnik street north niul oppo site of Wedge Spiccr's Duig stoic HRST-CLASS WORKMEN 81 e employed Kepuiung done to oidev, cheap and 01 short notice. Givo him a onll Albert Lea, Minn Stray JLines. A. H. SQUIEK. CITY EXPRESS DRAY LINE. in II VRD and SOFT COAL. Also Seasoned Viood Orders left on the bl.ito nt MciMU's (tended to at once "MALLERY BROS. Aie pi cp u ed to stiu t t lieir for rOLUME 17. UEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1877. NUMBER 49 n Oicltis solicited BABBITT NOBLE, TFTE WOOD I'Oil SJIJLMJ. eavc orders on (lie slulo at A. II John- son or Jvnnsom'i titwyers JLtttttl UNA. JvMl-Sir. LOVELY PARKER, .TiroxtrvKYi vt He-e in Hewitt's Block, up 1st door Lr.EKT I.r.A, "MIN C A. 31. Tvnm STACY TYRER, tornoys nt Law, Notnties Tulilic, Uoal Estile anil Collecting VXCINO all kintN itlcuiatcly done. acknoulcJg- 'mouts taken adiiunistei cd, xcs paid, Ti les investigated, Lands bought and sold. Variioulnr attuntion paid to collection. >ner Clark and Nowloa Sts Albert Lea .HEMAtt BLACKMEE, 'A. 3V I> S L JE BEUTLEV, MINN. TOHN ANDERSON, ANI> NOTAUY JM7JIMC over Wcilgo Spieer'n Drug Store, ALBERT LEA, MINN. e W B. EUMSEY, H03XTESST .A. 33 ES, fllE POOR: MIAN'S FRIEND. Go to Honest for HATS, CAPS, AND GENi'S FURNISHING GOODS- THE CUE STORE uxocu TIIL SLN ciiii.nrAN nm vs v M CLEAN GOODS, AT TRICKS UEFV (om'EriTON KI-.OM OM; v> i: M TUNE OUR OWN GOODS Tiinir.tniti: CVN CI1L YlVELl THAN Ol'IlilKS WIIIPH IS THK ALL SOLDCHKAl'. we-st sulc Albert Lea, Minn. OMTJISJiS" CA PT. Established in 1865. 8. S..KD WARDS Photograph Rooms i) opposite Vostothcc In tlio L VT1.M' AT'iLuS, nt I'.HV SON UlLi; V1U( U.r.hUT LEV. MINN F. HALL, M. D., PHYSICIAN SURG-E01T, SHELL ROGK, MINN, OHice at tlio Slu'l UucU Hotel Jflilliuery. TERECIA.ANDERSON, PASDIOABLECLO Over nip Spicer 3 Drug Stoic, ALBERT LH Minn MILLINERY GOODS! LATEST ST YLES M, mr DODGE, WI.'D., mmm i DR A. II. Sriil'LT, Fall MRS. C. S. WABBEN H-s piucln-cd licr I- STOCK, which li.is )iut liccn TliobC wlio niliiuic the bl LIS1I mil Bl, ihouM AND 'TOOK Well Trimmed oviui 1111 DRLG .South of To-t Ollice, Alb it Lea, Minnesota OR, M. CRAWDALL7 [BT LEA MINN >eiul altcuiion given to collections ji time notes uuil inoitgages purchased u-5tf Otbcc iro id i uirc 3 V'bti I Lc i V> g's 'loi e, Plour Teed JOHN DK Vl.Ult l.N FLOUIi, FKKD, IJIIAX, OATS, ('GUN, iVo iVc cents. MRS. JOHN STAGE'S MEAT MARKET w.iy, At Lowest .Market I'ricc urls. Snoot, nonr couier of 15roul- Albeit Lon, Minn JUST OPENED CASH PAID FOR CORN AND OATS A. J. BALUII, rrntuil tlio fine "hop, lormcrly imcd by is nou pitpiiMd to fto ill Kinds ol iipnmiig, puticululy in tlic hue of Wagons, Sleighs, ete. M'oo'l on ilso punting "to J clieup und onalunt notice Give Him a Call. HEBE ind sui ely I tell j on tli it MR COLBY'S B ikci is tlio best nnn chcnp- llctiLblimcnt place in Al- beit Li ii I h.ive been thore to- dny, nnJ luit he rue toi 10 cents, n suiely woilli lonblc the amount look here, rnj iiiend, (lie time jon go to 1 will go with jon 'ind you me the place, I have just been to town, and am now on my u.iy home I n in AWFUL HUNGRY! and I to bu bine of the Find him one door boutli of :on i sioro, Alboit Lea. YOUNG MEN. to I bo cilitor of paper for iicmbcrolilp (nt dtecouiit) in tlio (treat Icrcaiitili; College, Kroknti, Iowa, on the IlAtiHsippl. I'ouinitii, Itc- wrtcrn, unil Tfucl'.vrM Uou't full to inliircKH 1'rof. cuknk, The undci signed lime now opened tbcn Meat Miiittct, one nrnlli of P.ilmer's -loie where miiy be found a full nnd com- ]ilLll stock of All Kinds of Meats will be sold ,is I1TAP -is possible The pal lounge ol the public ib respect- fully solicited. GIVE US A TRIAL! BRUNDIN A THOLSTRUP, Proprietors. CASH paid for Hides and Tallow. MCMILLEN HAS REMOVED THE OLD PIONEER MEAT-MARKET On C ibt sule Bioadwny, hrst door south of THE PEOPLE'S STOKE. WITH INCREASED FACILITIES TOK DOING BUSINESS, HE PRO- POSES TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION THAN EVER BEFORE. for Hides, Tallow, MEAT MARKET WILLIAM TUNELL Again culls attention to his PIUE MEAT MARKET, Where can be found at all limes, choice cuts ot Beef, Mutton, Sausage, Also PISII, POULTRY, and WILD QAMK in their season. 11 ROADWAY, uear Armstrong's Bank- CHAPTEK It OTJTFirTINO. HP looks abroad into tho vnried field Of niluie, and though poor, perhaps, com- pared i hose whose mansions glitter in his sight. Culls the delightful scenery all his own." And now we have seen how that lit- tle craft. Begs AdauiR, was fnirly launched in life; how sbe had duly re- ceived her name, with the accompani- ment ift wine and foaming; and the next thing necessary to secure tho de- s'.rcd long und lucky one wns a proper ou Ouing They were vfise [j-utilth in their way, Phil and Annie Adaujs Th.it wiadotn that is frooi ubovo hid not. nor had thought uf its nuod entered into their hearts, but in the siti.plicity of then lives they es.hibiti.d iiuny of thobe characteristics w hah arc generally us fiuits Tnc) pe iceablo and gentle, JIH! easy to rbo entreated, and full of uiorcy and shut tioni tlie and teuipia- UOTS, and of Ihu grcai world, in thn little h inilet I ho si i, they ud in ill bt ncvoluir e the 1 itherLss wulujv in their .ifdic-tion and wc.ro nu'i nn-puitcj iiftui the world fiiht trood th ng which Anire Ad M.-, to sccuiu fur cl'ild was hejltli to confirui th.it constitutiijii with ninth she had ontertd upon life Xi ut Ind a child a bettor inhci itancu of power. Her and supple liuibt; her brojd, full lie ul well poised, overflowing pintb w Inch kept her forever ittne, the good, ted blood rising in iier sun-brow nod checks; the flash of fun, .ind pride, and resolution 10 her cle.u briwn and even the lii'e ul .1 MUSS of h_l.l han turuiiiiu a ilict-ilmc ninth JDJ iiiight Jicaittly one the idt.i tlut liltle Ui ss nas cipjble of L.uilmg with tho roughest 01' stnruis and cnjojing the finistuf wcithet and had a high cour- .ige to moot any fate She was no ten- der of an ovtrwirm house sell in the small li-'ttrs" t under the of liolf and Lucy A simple tlirwe "litre 'iTpoted children in a log nchool house in eountry side! Simple, and yet a, spectacle is this of a little child alphabet I f ou have put Tand which fits wards and can unlock air k-quwledge In his early studies ho tries its powcrf now the realization of the value of possession begins to brighten upon bis iJonseiousness There is the child jnnd his treasure. lie any permit it to rust, or lie may finally lose it all to- 'gethcr On the other hand, he may use it continually be may by uifKiis if pass from one department of know I edge to another, until he lus gone fur- ther in the vast spaces of the universe than any of hia predecessors; sweeping on. far abovethe highest thoughr-limits of his fellow-men, he may pass eternity, leaving hia mind shining in tlio firma- ment of genius with a splendor that till all cause the names uf Erasmus and Pascal te> pale like the stars before the day. All this may be possible to the child to whom 3011 are teaching the al- phabet Some realisation of the landcur of the.su py-sibihties serins ever to i npicsiod Xcvi England fachool teachers, and tho shabby men. part of ii ghen in tho prnilege of "boaiding with us concomil.iiits beds, ci Id ho-jnlahly, and nil uiannei f queer iaro, CMTJ oup of wl'ii-u hook- la bought at the1 taeiifaco nl hi.ni" phvci need, and each id bin I thumbed and studied until it is furl} men usiulh is if in tho "-hotk-hcjdt'd De-luie them they ueru rure of the U u and t'ic and (ho Ld- i iril-i ol the iiiture .ind out uf instruction has come N IJIJT- ind's true and gloiy, and Pro in th'se nido f.e'iool hous' i und fjithful masters jrone out the pro- the the' men ol seie'iiee, the poptp, ,md historian'-, which lune tho of their i ugycd land in all the rlil Rueh ui.istct prcbidcd nt file Cor- and ireful soon discerned in httie Ad.-itns abilities cul- in itinir IK n it camo his lime, in bo u In go 10 tl.c A d itnses he frecjiientl> cainid little IJc'-s houic on IIH Jn the evenings he -trolled alone the beach by the hand ind liolf and Lucy at heels, telling them nrc secrets obout the won- derful animal creation around thenii or in the winter evenings, "-cated by the goods three yoirs of thi senior had fairly drunk Jiluiself to-death, Tom tinid his little house felt dismal and 'he wished the old mto had hung on a lit- tle longvr, that be might have douo more for him." Feoplu now advised Tom Epp to mar- ry, uM ve a careful wife to dispose ol his wagg8jlo_ the advantage, and tnke' some eoTHTbrt' hfo To tuch nd soft beds Bare-headed and bare- blazing fire on the hearth, he quite out- legged the raced up and down the smdsand in the sliallows all day, and at ing been thoroughh soused will sea-witer, wac pnt to sleep on a slr.av ma the win cipi n ii! n ght beside hei little bid If thoie brdin-c.-e itu c in a tn blood in dunking plenty ot unadulter- ated milk, ind anything of KOO 1 c oials .ind in thai Indian eoin ol which Wimtier sirips S.D wll, then Boss should have had them muscles, blood and morals; fur fi-jh, nnd milk, and corn-meal nridc tho part of the little sej-uiaidi-u's diet. the time she was live ycais old t-he hud been taught three things to obey; her alphabet; and a little prayer, Now I lay uio dnwn to which proyer contained the chief religious knowledge possessed by cither mother or tirandmothur Uesides this, had lenincd for herself much lore of fishing, boating, marine birds nnd nion sters, such as crabs, lobsters, and whelks Her particular friends and chief companions wore Lucy Wren and Rolf Hastings, who, being tivel) five and six years her seniors, were to her guides and philosophers as well as friends Indeed, the time that Bess five years old she was a more congenial companion to llolf than even Lucv for there was i shadow in Lucy's home and over her fading mother's heart that communicated itself to the girl Lower and lower .sank Jim Wren, and less and loss were his wngcs, and Sarah Ann had become the dress maker, and bonnet- renovator, and, on far separated occa- the slnouduiaKor, to her village friends and Lucy was often oppicssi-d wuh ttn unfhildlikc considoiation ol and means, and a m it uie de-ire to help her mother and to draw a of love and charity hei fathei's fail- ings Thus it happened that it wns not Lucy, but Bess, who believed religious- Ij in Captain Kidd's deposit of untold treasures, and made long expeditions with Rolf in senrch ot it. Not Lacy, but Bess, was to help llolf build and inhabit so'ine such magnificent palace as he read in books belonging to his father books that told of Noise, and Viking, and iScnld, nnd all the brave mythology of the North It was Bess who purched of evenings bcsido llolf on the nettle in the pnrch of his lather's duel- ling, while Master Hastings a big China pipe in long puffs, nnd told :jf little Heligoland, whoie Rode aie ye chflsand white 3'e sand of Fues- land, where the women wear golden lielmets of far-off Spitsbergen, and the hardy Russ sailors wrecked Boss who planned with llolf to get a golden bkiff, such as Froyn and steer on beas lit only by the northern lights, and be wrecked happily on Spits- bergen, with a full cargo of tallow can- dles! But Bess was five, and oM enough to eo to school at the Corners, and get tt further outfitting for her life cruise, nt the hands of the sharp-faced, keen-eyed, learninsr-loving, poverty be- "eatruered school master Carrying her bl piiuier in a green lannel bag made by grandmother, Bess, barefooted, in a blue spotted eali eo frock nnd fcunbonnet, set off for tho ;emple of learning, Lucy Wren leading ler by the band, and Rolf gallantly oar- ryinjr her dinner in tho banket with His own Arriyed at school, behold the rio seated on a lone blue bench by the wall, nnd Bess is triveri a board with shone Waster Hastings as a story teller, giving with infinite relish, and a grand rolling f-rth uf the old Grcqk and Roman namoii, the uems of classic lore Or by times he drew on his stock of information for glowing de- father, taking drunkencss as his steady busi- ness, for several years just in inagod to natch fish enough to pay for his whisky Tom at fifteen assumed the caie of his mother, and kept want at more than aim's length from her, until at the end of seven years the school master read a simple burial service of his own com- piling over her pire cofKn, and Tom's description of himself was that he felt as if his masts wore snapped clean off, his rigging was carried away, and his hull being stove in, ho was dead swamped." But just at this time Tom had a new dependent cnst upon him, so he was obliged to refit after all these damages; for his father became jncap- iifilc of supplying himself with either bread or whiskv. while he loudly de- run ndc-d both For three years more, Tom fed and clothed his wretched parent better than he did himself; ho paid his liquor bitla at the Blue Muckrrel" as punctually as if they had been honest debta. and they were eo considered in thoso days. Tom missed goad beiths on niciohant vessels, ble- oause he must needs be near hpme to see that the okl nmti did .not, barn or drown himself) he went late on nights, and carried propouals, Toui shook he thought it very unfair to have a nice young Woman: worrying about him when lie was out at sea, or breaking her hcait QVCI his fate whr.i his bark and himself untimely down in a storm. Be- Tom was trqn( to say, lowering hui vdice, if I should take w drinking like my old unn mjuvl don't w.ant any woman to be madft-wteer.ablo'by like my mother Fie, the gossiping- matron to whom he gave such u reason would you're not going to ruin yourself that way." I don't mean to, that's a Tom would reply; but then I might. No man knows what shoal he's like to run ngm in this world On headlands, ike at the UOVP, we set a light; but 'or folk cruising through this life I see as theic's any grc it jl Jlignis or noi thing to warn a body of dingoi, 'les1- its a nnd dry no use of mentioning names." Ro it happened that at thirty Tom VMS kopping bis own in a sloven- ly fashion enough, nnd content to make a plain In ma b) fWnng with llolf. and -in'J Lucy for cine! "Cronies" he ashore He v.as always icaiiy to lend U every man wanted to borrow never camo in with a good catch, but fi-h and lobster ueiit up to Mrs Wre'n if anjbody n is sick, Tom was tiady to natch wiih theiii vith kindnet-5 .md he wa-, the un- p.nd nian-oi-all-uork. a'l the dames husbands were off on a and who needed wood cut, fcncss mend- ed or a lenk in the ronf stopped When Tom wont eiflf after a school of ui ickerel or a of ho al- put a bottle of whisky and a loaf nf bread in the locker of Ins boat, he thovmlit watci have been i d.mgcruui for a niau and weary SOUK times he joined Ink ullage fucndb for in 1111; spent in tho of ihyfitriiiL.' tal Ion-dips -it the Bluj Maclipre! he never refused to stand or slur when asked to do so, but he i drunk in bis And his liappiet'. hours were a rannliar gkaw along the w iturs showed a school ofjiuckcrel at play, nnd, wuh llolf ai'd BLSS in the bow of iho boat to wonder at his achievements, he kent 1.5s bark, with a sweep of his strong ami. firmer over the wives, and returned with hundred It was a sight worth looking on, the bright boat for Tom's one extravagance was paint for the Dancer, rocking on the waves, Toui carefully balanced for Ins work, his lines wound on reels on the- side, sind each line furnished with sev- eral hooka A jar of chopped herrins secured within reach, Tom would sprinkli. Imidfuls of thi" upon the watei to tempt the feeding fish, and then cist out his lines, one in each hand, the greater part of their length bcn-g wound on the reels Then the would be- gin to bite, in their her- ring snatching at that firmly upon the hooks Vp would come the line, and with one scientific "snap" Tom would have his fish free in tho bovtpm of the bjat, and his jet baiteftdiookb flung out again An expert 1ft Toui had never to delay to toui'h fish to take it fiom the line, or toiebiJV (he hooks which he had well at the first. SotretiuicP both linco uiuat be jei kcd up at once sometimes (MO fish were caught Mtniiltaocoii'-ly on the same line. The fiah in the bottom of the boSt toj-sed and beat then s Ives about wildly, and their silver scales dew off in a showerBllke fine hail Then as Toui rowed home the of boot) wns quiet nt last, and the sunlight flashed upon it, and it seemed a pile of alabaster and broken rainbows, or ue if Torn Epp had discovered and was car- Tdwed H TOJU'B boat From' ordinary 'piece of mooting to a ahcltercd ppot at the further point of the cove, where they might embark unnoticed. In the locker of the boat were cont, a couple of busctiit, and n half-bottlo of whiskey. There wan hait enough ready, and Rolf, thinking nothing equal to matched, which were in those days ICS-H common than now, had brought three of the Kti, with a little tinder aiid u tptet' oft ihiB been found useful in of advSnturo. seemed quite superfluous in ToniVbont Bess appeared about ten o'clock with Kate, provided w'th bread and boiled pork, and, mindful of Spitzbcr. ren, a tallow-candle; for who knows, she said. but we may a gootK while, morning for us to QlT! I've read but there make us a houi-o oi; nothing Go on Wy and-by evqrybo (her and of their family, you fatter waa gel. ting to be about forty or mare, when one dty there was a great atorm on coast near our bouse, and father out to ?ielp. Well, nobody was raved but a sailor and u young beautiful lady that ever 'waa, siiys she had blue and pellow hair, and all her friends had Jeen drowned on the ship. 80 stayed with father tod Christina for a, while, and tbcn lather married her. She was my mother, you know, Iteas, and Christine (tot her picture out of fa- desk and whowed it to inc. Oh J you can't guess how nice it prettier than you will ever be, quite unneccmary on Rolf? part, wreckcd on a desert inland, t be nice if we discovered a lot of new and, like Coluaibtm 1" I don't believe there's any new land around, here, else Tom-Epp or some of he fellows Would have found said lolf, bcstowibg Bess's complement in he locker. .No one noticed the boat putting out o sea, nor the absence of (he children, vbo were accustomed to be off for hours ing along the shore. Kolf and Bess owed vigorously for a while, aud then lolf dexJeroubly set sail, and they kiuiuied over the water quite merrily until the wind to veer, ani the rocked wildly, (o the immense Icligbt of the voyngerg. W.e'll have down that sail and be- ;in to said Bess It is'cominp up a tjid the norc cxpenenced llolf. All the said Bess It'a 10 credit to sail a boU in fair weather; iut if we have a storoi, that will be lice Rolf, whose con- cicnco was far Irom "jon (MOW Lucky (love is hard to run a blow pride, re- the'rf Arc de- rying a way all Captain Kidd's famous booty of silver and ot jewels. Trips in Tom's boat were occasions of happiness to Bess Sue of tho sea, and her was a new souice of ciatificatun to Captain Ad.iu s when he was at home. When was two, a new member had appeared in the family, a small bis- ter, called Kate, fiom her mother's, mother This juvenile brought plenty of love with hei, as babies uro wot.t to do; butpoihaps Bess had a little su- premacy m her father's heart, because of hot siofiulur congoimlity Wh.it he loved, she loved natuially and how he gloried in her knowing; all the names of all parts of boat or bhip, and laughing feath ssly in being out in u blow Without Bess as a leader, Kate would have been u domestic little body. and IIUVP grown iritj a notable house- wife As it was, she tonk more kindly to the Ions seams and stockinp-kuitting, and out nf duorb emulated all the daring feats of lloll and Bess. To enumciaje these would be wearisome; pel haps one, which filled the Cove with excitement, may servo as n sample. Bess, being eight old, and expecting her fn- thor soon to return from a voyage, thought, that, nothing would bo finer than to DO able to repoit that bho had sailed a boat and caught a load of mack- erel herself! As to do this entirely nlonc.was manifestly impossible, Bess confided the darling project to llolf. and avowed a determination to make Kate a sharer in it, because you tiaiJ Bess, "that I am older than Kate, and t ought to see that she d.m't grow up a stupid Bess's propo ition ex- actly chimed with the boyish daring of Rolf, who lind fearless ignorance of thirteen. Tom Kpp's boat was to bo nsqd, of course; the uiuob.enduiing Tom was from the Cove for a few days, and what WHS hii seemed to be- long equnlly to Boss nr.d Rolf Tt I ain't afraid, uiauded Terrible imputation on the young man's courage llolf vowed he hoped it would blow great guns." The fishing was not a success; it was a bid day, not in the fishing reason, and the- children, despite their self- sufiiuieney, were bunglers in the great jrt By five o'clock they had caught only three Gsh were all tired, Kate was ready to cry, and the heavens were uow durkly and the wind came in strong puffs from the sea, Rolf proposed to go home They had much d.fficulty with their sail, and the wind btiing partiyfromjiie noith, drove them southeih. whilojfce tide ribinu and ihe wind the land. About two miles from the shore a small rocky is) md lifted boldly from the sea favorite fur birds Bui'oru they re iched this the rising s-juall came down upon them and bti uck terror to their s iuls To be on solid land was now all their hope llolf had often gone with Tom to Gull Peuk for Irirdi' eggs, and he knew well how to run his boat into a-sheltered spot on ihi M-iiwnrd side, around which the rose like towers, descending per jiemhcularly into the water Between ihoso, there was a steep ascent of the Poik. anJ various ledges where one could sit or cl imber in tol.-rable safety. Managing to take down his sail, he set Boss at the rudder, ami then wind, tide, and carried him toward the Peak, which, rather by the kind care of Pumdenpe than their own skill, they reached We must make-fast this boat." said llilf, ''else, if we get ashore in the world Then wh it would Tom do for the bcut said Bets. "And what would mother say." yhniipeied Kate, if the boat it shore without us Amid the gravity occasioned by this suggest! i'i, they made f.iat the bout and e-tauibeicd up the ruck Kate being safely established, llotf, as became a sh pun eked mariner, carried on shore all the valuables tbat were on board the ship, and the three, being in a stale boidering upon starvation, ate all their provision with the utmost speed. Kate curlod herself up on an uneasy bed of rock, with the two sun-bonnets and Rolf's lelt hat for a pillow, and, pres- ently falling asleep, was r ivered with Toui KpVa great coat, and so well pro- vided lot Wo-won't get hf me tu-niyht, and wha' will mother and youi fuller say said Bess, softly We'll try and run in to-morrow, after done running said Rolf; "and then l! is is a real adven- ture, >ou know, Bess, and you must n't get frightened Oh I ain't said Bess; only siippusj the boat gels loose, or wo fall ofr tho locks, D> jou think tho water ever rises over here. Rolf i Her voice trembled j All those thoughts had troubled Rolf, but he tiled to be bravo. I don't believe the wafer does coma up here, Bess, else it would carry oft the nests and the little birds. It don't look as if it catue here After the sun had teen some time below the .horizon, tho sky cleared the clouds had been blown over across the land, and, except for u dark floating mass here nnd there, tho heavens were bright, and the stars shone in all their glory. The chill of the night set the children hhivoring Let's fell said Rolf I'll tell you something that Christine told I never told you be- Christine was Master Hastings' housekeeper When Christino and my lather and nnd spondod I don't and.jellow hair; __ father bought Kate, and i hate Then.bethinking hosulf that the blonde beauty in question was Rolfs mother, she relented, and said But I guess she was real handsome, with I'd seen her. Go on." Father came to this country (row Denmark to please her, because she waa from America; but after she died he could not bear to stay where they had ii.'ed, and so he wandered around until they found Lucky Cove, and stopped here Cl.iistine I was a year old then. But some day I'm going to visit Denmark and all thi se lauds far noilh." After this, flagged, and the children fell asleep, but the cold and their crimped pusitun woke them in the course of an hour 1 I bai'd Bess, (hat we had a fire, I'm about And here Kate woke up aloud. We will liavu a faiu exclajtncd Rolf I'll make one Toui and i piled some driftwood und dried in an arch of the rocks, ju Ft back here, last time we came Don't move. Kate. Bees, you scramble cirefully, so you don't lull. Now I'll get out my lights, aud paper, and the oiled tow, and start a fiie." Let's light the candle so that you can sec to fix the suggested Bess And when Rolf had lit it, she sheltered the Same with her hands, while he arranged the fuel, brought op a cracked boa--scat, and made it into kindling by breaking it on the rock and hewing at it with his jack-knife so in the course of half an hour they had a fine fire, before which they all sealed themselves upon Tom's coat. Lct'e cook our three fish, said Rolf, and proceeded to clean them with his knife, and ijjfcke a place among the, I wonder iff a hey'II send for ttuid Bess, aft this went on. -Who there to come 1 paid llolf. There's the landlord at the Blue but he don't care for anybody and Jim Wren, but of course he'll bo diunk and there's father, he'll come, and may be Tom Epp wiU back aud 1 gucba Joe Morgan is home, and perhaps some of the boats got in irom die upper side of the Cove before the blow Beb-, if you're cold, there's souie whibky m Tom's bottle They say that's guud to warm people; let's try some The fire's better I just hate ky it tastes everything; and if you only knew how it mates Mrs. Wren crj You'd ought just to hate it. I do J know hjw it mlkcs her cry, and father says she won't live long, and Jim's n said Rolf T guess she's a pretty good Raid Bess mother sajs so. and fcheV got a Bible, and she reads it lolsV Grandmother woce young, away up in said Rulf, they lived Denuiaik; and sho says she has been far up in Norway, where the sun in tho summer shines all nicht, and liof along ediro of Mif like bull of lire nmihrY wan my graiidiiiollioi v i-vijnt and Chrii-tinn wirt thrir Jiuh> mud nnd my fiii her HHtk'd in Dantoh ships, whit-h away in Pular seas, whiro ihc trouble or sick; but it mubt be an awful bard book, for I heard Mrb Wren ask the schoolmaster to ex- plain to her what some of it meant, af d he said he didn't understand it Goodnebs cried Rolf. why, he understands iibout everything else." And bhe cried, nnd said she wished there was a church or a parson some- where And then the schoolmaster safd for her not to tret so; for, if she just did the best she could, God would take care of her, and wouldn't ask anything more of her. I never heard such talk before; why, is God everywhere, and who is he, and what hfttlikeftflflf what does he think of Jim Wren? Now, Rolf, don't you touch that whis- ky, else you'll be like Jim, and then we can't find Captain Kidd's money norgch- to Spitsbergen By this time the fish were and the three addressed themselves to7 eating them In the midst of the feast they heard voices nnd hails, and tbo nest moment the stout figures of Mas-- tcr Hustings and Captain Adams were in full view in the broad firelight as they clambered up the rocks. Captain Ad.inis had leached toward evening, just as the absence of the children had begun to excite alarm After searching the coast they put out to sea, sending three of their northerly in another boat. The fire Gull Peak bad attracted them, and they arrived finding the truants eating a supper of baked fish. Young said Master f, to his son, >ou will go one mono to school, and then I will sei sea with Captain of these pranks and Bess have diowucd by the tide, a lobt in a fog along the" "And you, Bess, take no wore like this without Tom Epp, and day you shall go a cruise with uie fine new ship; but you must get fit Drbt, my an Captain Adams. Coi'tinueJ next POLAND Pigs from rojpj premiums at i" full. Also YJtfp? 8j LWSPAPLRl lEWSPAPJLJRl