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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - January 29, 1880, Albert Lea, Minnesota A Battle Story. A my said tie railway Jass Orer in the am Eiichii minister is a fellow Iid your acquaintance with him has been Worth Boinet lung. Now i shall escape this horrible seige. Hurrah Tor the i Witali you Anil Louis were going a not set Becker my a Send or place is Here. Care very Little for that Tincu Lauri and Titan Ludo and the Wal people Are Safe South of the lome. Give my love to katrina Tell her that i As hard As her these hoi destroying with lev i Oft the less for that snid Kari. "Good-bye.1 j tie two Stroug Ivory i wrung hard for u mom Crit but in Otho 1 spoken. A Tho de hosta though patriotic had been Wise Aud they hid left in Paris Only those of the family who were Able to tight the c4ennans us Well As help con the Only Lelin Blo Garrison it the Beautiful City. Carl was site thanks to the american minister but the bitter beige dragged on through week after week of the Tumble Winter until the enemy is slowly to Wax even Morein it deadly silence than live fou without. The famine Wii like y to prove stronger than Ciui de had Revti Little of hib brother Louis Mace the seige began for Louis an officer of the a and his duty Hud kept him on the outer lines but frosty morning they met 111 the place Mem lot. It the brother had really too Nia t be say to talk Ite in but each a he looked others disc Ciu that deep Rind Mournful Shadow Cit the siege which will never ,b.0v any of thobe under it. Youv Louis said Henri. I Atia daily ing a duly1 because you Aie penned in the Louis who i every Daj i can Bee beyond the siege from the Fqy Fth cation but the germans see them but i am mini ate nowadays and i make myself merry by thinking that perhaps f Thall dig Niy Way under them and come out in to the Bright world beyond. I a Eliotti 1 could do that of any thing Olse to escape the siege. How i Ensy those balloon men. They get we get said Henri. Gay Hussars and Tare to have our Chance to Morrow in the your Gay indeed. We have eaten our Hobbes but shall charge Zaour Hussar uniform. Perhaps we shall capture a mount. I could charge a Milliard of i him Sill saw any Hope of cutting you will not. We shall none of us get out. The City is doomed. The last words came in a deep solemn sepulchral voices and the Brothers turned quickly its they recognized it a tall Blue eyed Man in a dark Blottie stood ue.ii1 them. Exclaimed Louis Mau alive 1 thought you had been will not give to a Chance. I look too ranch like a Germau Aad so Cariie i am a physician is Well i am forced to do Hospital duty instead of High thug these vandals that Havo burned my Home in a Sace this is a Good duty for you Henri the Best of i Leanru things there Ancl i have that Baris must f to Brothers looked at their Stern sad Friend Aud at each other and As the Shadow of tie siege settled More and More heavily Over them they muttered Only a few More sentences und then Sepa rated to their duties. That was a Long Day to Henri do us it Mil it would have been longer had it i not been spent in preparations for the grand sortie or. The Morrow. He worked like All the rest with a Pierce and feverish impatience which found Relief a repenting Over and Over the most trivial duty. F then Tho Long hungry sleepless night but that too passed and the Sharp Clear frosty Bison Piug found the Young Allicer Hus sars Frozen mud hours went by for the struggle was extended Over a wide area and there Ivero Revoy fierce fluctuations of Success Aucul f a i hire but As yet Henri Aud his 1ms were compelled to tight on foot. Long hours they were and All tie while Henri Couloir hear or feel nothing but the urging instinct w within him that Secue j to be then came a maddening turn of the Waltie a whirl of doubt und disorder mid with it a aloud of charging Uhland that seemed to be sweeping All before them. N. V. S but just then a Flash of lightning seemed to como1 Doych spin inc and out of the Rov Orbe rate he Lnu icly of the guns and Henri Felt himself so and Blin led by its sudden Glaxo that for a few moments he lost the record of events. He Felt As if some shot had swept Luni bodily into space ail Henri knew that he was falling. A Fuch a very Long Aud far. Could l be tvs Vojno school a j the Torri Becj do seat hid Boa broken by a d Henri heard to round him. Ves Trind right. It was a terrible Cut that bin to will to himself so oui nov Down. Havo Good care to pay him for sending out to us. Host is your a cart lie will get hear and he Niay thankful to have escaped from Paris even by so a Way As Carl faintly exclaimed Henri. Aro you am neither Carl nor katrina could Luu c exactly related what was said or clone in the next few moments Henri least of All but clearer the Young Frenchman for ten clays he Hud Boon living in a German held Hospital delirious from a Sabre Cut in the head and fair he Atud been sour de d in the same great sortie strip Gjyle nursed by t katrina herself for Sli e Hall Given her services to tie wounded almost since the the War. I have my she Saidi bless Yon said Henri. And then he added Louis i have Cut Niy Way through but lie is still in Paris and the american minister cannot Send him out. Poor Louis he does not command a Hus a evidently Henri s newspaper for brain still suffered i com the Sab Jeur about poor that in orning he ii gain in vac lore. De my dear said the you use toe much stimulant Empire a ghost but you Dou t we Are working underground like moles in Tho Clank und cold Aucul i do not know at. What into Mout we Aiava in eak in on their counter mines of be blown higher than this column joining a Well you must to careful you cannot dig your Way out you i haps i Louis with a in Lancho by half smite and the Stern Cortor Hook Hie head doubtfully officer of engineers turned on his col and strode away Jiotti urd those out Ward lines overt which Shadow from Eily 3i.nl already of rpt Vand settled. Each Side Felt sure that the other was working at that but the French did More than the germans in very fear of what might be and Louis. Deli sat had become a very enthusiast in his Sumter Kine an duties. It was bight Julie in Louis Joe Coset re Tuv Neil to tile m Iii 8 by Ftp As he stood on tie. Luu Piatt Al tie i Ort for a moment it so feet a could see in spite of Tho Chi Kuess away Over into that out Bey Imd the Gorman hues and the suffocating siege. He muttered nobody knows what became num. I wonder if to got thou Yah his Hussars. They -6eflt out three balloons yester Day. They can Over Why should not ave go Down now. Spilburg is a fool a Nian must take .1 Little Brandy and absinthe before go Inu to dig in a Hole Lika that. The Ivien Are tired to night and the Muon Bhart to Cla y. I will take a shia in Uio neuts Louis mind him Piej of Iii u it no Iii Yow passage that was being Boitel through the earn in the i a act Idun the newest a Piks. In it be ii i i lib see though Wei Buie Isug Ivlue an cd dim in the foul air. There Lay the tools Iio Wever fur he Linail made his Way to the further Termi at least will daid he to him 3711 ahead of time null ther will soon be As he Tore Down the soft Earth and Loose gravel with pick or Spade he cast it him for the men to away in their Barrows but it was Long before they arrived and he had so piled it we As almost to Wall himself in. Then to heard voices and knew by the ring of the tools that the men were there and had wok but he never paused. If we could Only make such headway As Thia All the time we would dig to the Rhine i a he said aloud. And he plied his Spade with More fran tic Energy than Over. The men too us if animated by Tho example of their officer toiled As Leuis had never known them to toil before. Bat for All that they were compelled to tend for another and another squad of helpers to keep Pace with tie Avala Cue of Mattei that inept pouring Back into the mine by Hie wonderful work of thl in Leader. Moie shouted Louis. I feel a a if i could make work for a regiment. I am Yinug deeper now under them All Ard if now Ater comes in we Samll be beyond their i inc a by there was now no bound in the Long Tui Vii but the rattle of the Barrows the Click of the the loud Quick breathing of the diggers. It was a Long right and sometimes Louis half wondered that no Relief came. But he was not it All fatigued yet and As for his men he had never seen such wiling Fellows. All pans could get out through tins mine or we conic let a All France by muttered but it seems As if i had Here for a week. There is no such thing As knowing when it is Day Awny Down Here in the mine. A what i his exclaim firtion seemed to bring its answer and Louis dropped his Spade in astonishment for a dim but fast incr Cas Ray of Light came pouring through thin and crumbling Walls in front of him. I Pihrt have dug out into a Valley of Bogue kind and that May be bad. But bars How came Ulicy Hete at of the he grasped the bars firmly in his hands and pressed his face against them for Broad Daylight was now pouring through into the mine and All. His men had swiftly fled and disappeared. Poor lot is for right in front of him., in Long a d berried array were slowly ghz firing by the Lan Ces of Tremain horsemen spiked he Quieto of German loot. Distance alas und cume out among Louis my poor boy i am glad you have stopped digging there is no use for a Huud was of his shoulder Aud Louis replied for he knew the voice. Not or. Spielberg what does All this mean mean Why that the siege has ended and Paris is now within the German lines. You Are at the front window of the uld Maison Cle Sante in the Rue do Tivoli Aud King troops Are marching in. He is emperor William now 1 and 1 what does it Allt it Means thai your digging and your Bare food and your Brandr arc ended i told you they would and you have worked your Way out of the siege for the pfc St three weeks under my own you would have mined out of it if i had Lett any tools in your reach. I have thought yesterday that your lit would break it Day or f sharply you see that Uhlan the White horse that is Carl i have already had a letter from him Henri is Safe and Well and May soon Liberty Louis loosed his hold on the Gra Tinar and turned from the glitter ing column. To said Tell me about it some father time. I Ain tired out go Back into he mine and lie Doton. Put out the lights somewhat too much at said or. Spielburg to himself but i think there s no col it that i him h Pund now that the siege is think that so Many of our poor Fellows should have developed these symptoms. I m. Glad now that they nut me at Hospital an Exchange says it is wrong to Tell a Man he lies. It depends however on the size of the Man. Catching the school master. Young and yes just As Nice As can be 1 of c Hirse. He is too Young to be married then who la catch laughed the pert girl of the Village. You wont said pretty Jessie War Ner. Why not i because Don t think he s the kind to be caught twixt of you re going to try the Coy Aud re tiring Young woman said Frank her name was prances. I m not going to try was the response. He has Only been Here a few Days said Frank tossing her Black curls. They say he is studying Law and 1 mean to marry a lawyer if i the catching had hitherto been done by the wiry much enduring Scio Almasi tars made tyrants by the idleness add in Solence Auu insubordination of the larger scholars. They had caught Bobys by tie Collar caught the older girls Reading novels under cover of Well thumbed school books caught them writing love letters instead and held them up to the of the school. One who is always on the watch for mis chief is sure to find it. This regime had passed away. A Young Aud handsome Man a very Chesterfield in map Neis had met the scholars As a gentleman meets Young ladies and Gen now some of the girls de Lared Aff no girl with self respect would declare that he was to be caught himself. So enthusiastic so really imbued Wita his work was lie that he easily inspired the Best spirits in the school so that they in keeping up in their studies and in general Good behaviour. Bur strangely enough the master seemed determined not to be in vain invitations poured upon him to parties to till the b Bywood in vain the nets stoic Spond in his sight in vain some of the Young ladies dressed for him smile for was apparently insensible to All allurements. He could be seen Only at school or in the sire to or at Hurth. Is just a said Kate pout ing and i do Hite a Ooka Young or one pleasant evening several of the girls met together in the sitting room of Draco a Tufts. Now the Deacon was a cripple and As he bad been chosen Post master Aud could not go out to the office the office came to him. It was a pleasant room and generally quite Well tilled for applicants for let ters. As was often the Case in the in formal Little meetings the master was the subject under discussion. Have you caught him asked one of the girls of Frank slyly. Of Jessie Here seems to be the favor said Frank. He has eyes Only for her. Hope Susie appreciates the Atten Tion. He ought to be Good to her or maybe his supplies would of course i appreciate his said Jessie with a laugh. Why Only think he s going to teach me French indeed the District does t pay him for giving you private lessons though said Frank almost angrily. Certainly replied Jessie but his time is his own out of school hours. Of course i try to return his i Don t doubt it but Pray toll us in what asked Frank ironically. Of i put Flowers in his loom to make it look cheerful and on the table or i make a Little bouquet for his is i did make one but he did t Wear she added. Sentimental you have tie cast Clear before you Haven t you. Well if you mean he boards at our House Aud must be treated kindly yes. The right you were All it the dance he took Mother and to to so that s the reason he did t come to my cried Frauk her eyes red As Well As her Cheeks. Partly and partly because be hates dancing he told me so How Well you Are matched retorted Frank. You Don t dance and he Don t like it. It you keep on with your flow ers your rides you will catch him never "0, but i neither wish nor intend to atch him maybe he is engaged to somebody Al ready he acts like was the Sugges Tion of Frank s Cousin. I told Frank she ought to find has plenty of letters addressed in a lady s said the Neacsu holding one up for them to see and he turned away with a smile but l i pretty sure none of them Are from a Sweet maybe he s got a he has and a Mother too. His Sis Ter is married and the Mother is with of but then what does he want to hire the Brown cottage queried a quiet Little girl. Father has it to let you know it seems to me i heard him say the schoolmaster wanted it for his exclaimed Frank. At this the postmaster laughed aloud. If he s engaged he s moan said Frank with in Ruth. The idea of his coming Here under false pretences did he Ever Tell any body he was not asked the Deacon. I Don t know As he did and i aug sure i Don t care if he s engaged to a dozen girls if he s conceited enough to think 1 do i will soon a deceive it was always self with the foolish girl. Her undue consciousness had led her in to trouble More than once. Hush Frank there s or Evans i Hope he did t hear said Jessie As the tall figure of the Clergyman entered. Who cares if you suppose i am Atilid of the minister you Are Fie added boldly walking up to him heated with temper and Chagrin. Or. Evans you Are one of the Sci tool she said with the Assurance of a business Matron of forty will you please Tell us what is the mystery about the teacher you have employed for the said or. Evans looking at her in Surprise. Really miss Frances i Haye never heard that there was any mystery about Well there is and i think it ought to be cleared up. Tax payers ought to know what kind of men come into our midst especially when he has charge of their daughters. He came Vith the Best recommend and the minister was More anc1 More surprised. Well sir the Deacon declares he is not engaged to be married and yet he is looking Tor a House in which to live i understand and he is at the same time playing the free Young gentleman among Lias he showed any special attention to you or trifled with any of my Young is certainly trying to with Sessie of can you say cried. Jessie her lace aflame her eyes sparkling indignantly. Lie is a perfect gentle turning to the minister and i know All about him und mean to Tell Frank after having a Little fun Why he has been married a year girl. He told Mamma after we had become a Little acquainted that he Marritz. Her just alter he graduated because she was alone nod jihad do friends or protector. He is now study ing Day and night to get admitted to the bar and he is anxious to bring his wife Siere that is Why be was looking at the Little cottage Ras it Lias a few rooms furnished. Now you have the whole Zirlys Tery you m High t have told us before cried Frank with a Scarlet face. You too Tufts ought to be ashamed of conduct Cor of course you know v to be sure i did. Didn7t i answer All your q questions Young lady i though let i would let you Usu on awhile and get All the nonsense out of you. The master has made by particular secret of his Nisi. Ringe of neither has to pro claimed it from the House tops. Maybe he ought Don to Mivy. You knew he was married of yes i knew it. To showed Mother his wife s photograph and it seems she can teach botany and conchology and music. She can help him a great Leal if she comes Here " then the minister read Frank and the girls a Short lesson ending1 with these words when you Are old enough and Wise a Auto have Homes of your own you will some worthy Man to lows out the line and c Litchi a you and i am sure you will und in the Yoong woman coming a Beautiful discreet and lovable companion and although none of you have caught the school master you ought to catch Many a Wise Lesbon from his Manly modest Demeanour As As from his instruction from the tub part sum Orn. He j i a i. I runs leave Vliet Kelv Sweet months shall Wii Fate before we meet Usu Fuir. And uru spread Lei Ivy their Oren bed in this shining Day dark ski i shall Ziy bark through thy tear o. Ludy mine Bead thy i Vei a jail Iii line when the first sad Sun shall pet thou Hull tear Tylij locks of Jet vol Iii the Murou Star shall. Thou halt Wake with weeping eyes to Ahkii tie second Tun kids Down them More tranquil if own. Thu Itrat Tern thy wild despair i Iii thine eyes und to Poi thy hair. All the to left unquiet week thou halt Wear a a Mileles Cheek in the list month half thou Shalt once utter input to then in i Uvick Ibon shall dip slightly Punk nut Luied the 1 a till at last in Snow pile Samuel muck thee. Laugh outright the Rel seven morning last. Ito und thy chamber boiled Fust Many a Outh shall fume and pout the Jirl she s Alwa while the second week Kua round vainly shall the nor Una Pound Hui the third shall lie Irin thu let the c realm pm now Oil e Moie the altering throng hound thee clock with Nule and on. Hut Tbs lips unwed sued Lisp of How can 1 men and devils both contrive traps for catching alive ave was duped and Helen kissed i Low of How can be careful of a our fan Trust it not to Joish or Man has filled a s said often with perfumed mid your Ker Chiaty All finders touch when kerchiefs Shorter Ell than mercers clip is the bunco from hand to lip. Trust Notbusch As talk in troop0, full cd pistols Dii Sirur. Rope All the Lic in that Russia bears scarce would answer Lover prayer. Never thread Pun 6o Tine never spider Strot f the line would not hold the lovers True would really suing for you. Fiercely some shall storm and beating breasts in Black despair others murmur Vilh a Sirh you must melt or they will die painted Woidy on empty lies grub with like Bulu ill ils let Ziern die in Welcome too Pray what better could they do fare thee veil if years Utlack from thy heart love s burning Vracr keep. Of keep the hallowed seat from the tread of Pulsar feet. If the Blue lips of the sea wait with icy kiss for me let not thine forget the sealed How often love As now de Musset and the dogs. Alfred de Ilu set always declared that he hated dogs for the reason that twice in his life an animal of the canine race had come within an Ace of wrecking his fortunes. The first time was at a Royal Hunting party when the e poet Louis Philippe s guest when a Bird was Flushing fired hastily and sent the favorite Pointer to input Oer bus. The second time was when a Candi Date for the academic it Al Pryot went to pay the customary visit to an influential immortal whose chateau was in the environs at pans. _ at tie moment that the poet rang it the Gate an ignoble whelp of incredible ugliness covered with mud rushed to meet him with joyous barks and fawned upon him to the detriment of the Peel s new pantaloons. Disgusted As de Musset was it would have been perilous to drive of the immortal s faithful dog so he Vas compelled to let the frightful animal lick his hands cover him with caresses and mud and precede him to the drawing room. A moment later the academician entered. Dell Usset Embarrass Niento at which1 he was not surprised considering the behaviour of the animal. They adjourned to the dining room Fol Lowed by the dog which after giving vent to his Delight by various gambol and cries placed two Muddy the table seized the Wing of a cold Chick in and begin contentedly to devour it most abominable brute i Ever heard thought demo sect continued aloud Yon Are fond of dogs i fond of the immortal. A hate but this animal i have Only tolerated the beast because it is yours said de Musset i thought it was yours which was All that prevented me from killing the two men roared with laughter and de Musset made a Friend. Late that Day a yellow dog crossed the Fronteri of she Rhine at Strasburg with the air of an animal that Kad scored up on the tablets of its memory a. Decidedly unpleasant recollection Aud headed for constantinople with in Dimisher celer woman gossip. Would t ton f he told me Ray Fuce Vai Tjie fairest and purest lie had known tie Bobolink envied my Mueng Trio its Lone my Ai Millef they Quarie cd with Ellemes just under tender Baacl Blue sly ires Seh they angered tie Sunbeam i half Cal would t Yon y he told me Ray fingers were Dainty my lays folded to and would l Miro one of the few t test for ugh a poor Bull Joe Afa maybe i should t have done it but he Elf of pleading and True the ring was so pretty 1 took it and Kob uie Wou Klutt you he told me lion v .1 Spur Hearth by the Ata. Wylli re Sweet roses nude i ii Welcome and Tot waited Lor i Vituli uni i Alt course Tor the master in ado plenty for us two i forgot Wlms 1 Haiti but 7 in thinking Iki bed Luzj Tig i would in t you i Elba via. Lvii f. A Imam. Sincli an unreasonable Dew Tor. One of our leading physicians was recently aroused at night by a frightful knocking at his door. Sticking his head out of the window he asked what the matter. Of Dun it is my poor i beg sour Pardon but i Haven t Honor of your acquaintance and i am not i know it doctor Bui her life is at if you Only knew How much i love her for heaven s Sake i beg you i and he went on for a considerable time in this fashion until the Doc Tor relented in spite of the cold Winter night. He dressed himself went out waded far through the Snow prescribed and saved the cherished woman. Sev eral Days passed arid hearing nothing of any pay he sent in his Bill. Noth ing. Then he sent a collector. The devoted husband greeted the Dun with anger exclaiming go to the Devil. The idea of my pay ing that Bill for a woman who has since run off with another or leans Picayune. A ivonian u Liff worst miss Nancy n. Clough died in Enfield Hampshire aged so years Baacl 3 months the Story of the life of this seems More like Romance than reality. It May Well be called Romance in real life. She was the oldest of a family of ten children five of Wiliom Are still living. While she was yet Young her fathers farm in Enfield became heavily encumbered and was Likely to be sold under the Hammer his health too was broken Down and the future of that family appeared Well nigh Hope less. Nancy foreseeing the disastrous consequences threatening the future resolved to save the dear Home and went to work with heroic Energy to carry the Resolution into effect. She enlisted her brother Theophilus next younger than herself in the laudable Enterprise who cordially seconded her efforts and gave his efficient Aid. Learning of the factories that had just started in Lowell. Mass., she left i Jaime and vent to that City to find remunerative work. She entered one of the factories As an Humble operative but wrought with Tach Energy and skill As to accomplish More work than two Ordinary operatives receiving More than double pay. Every Leisure moment outside the Mills was also Faith fully employed to the Fame end. As her younger Sisters and Brothers came to a suitable age she summoned their ready help while she was the ruling directing Genius and moving Power into undertaking the result was that after some years of persistent efforts the mortgage was lifted from the farm and the old Home was free from every claim that others held upon it. Then she decided that he old House must be rebuilt and re Uraih Heck and the grounds beautified and when a this was done the Brave girl went Back to the Home of her childhood with three Sisters and one brother to pass the remainder of their journal. A pretty Bird store acid Shell store hundreds of softly tinted and fantastic shaped sea shells and a thousand hop Ping chirping Happy Birds and there enters an amiable Young couple from the Inland country who Ore so absorbed in each other As to be oblivious to the gaze or comments of the world around them. She has upon her innocent head a Daisy of a Bonnet truth Daffodil trim mings and he supports on his head no less an object than the identical leg Horn hat his father who is a Justice of the peace was married in. She looks at the Birds because she in a woman and he at the Sheila because he is a Man and by and 1 by he carries a Large convoluted Shell to where she is whispers in it and lays it with Loving care against her Pink ear which was so pretty that it seemed a reflection of the Shell itself., she listens comprehends blushes fairer than any tinted Shell that finds itself cast1 naked from its bed on the open Shore takes Down the Shell replies to the who Speier words and holds it with both hands against the ear of her Stalwart Lover and then they both smile and look ineffable nothings and turn their Heads away. What were those whispered words that lingered and will linger in their hearts As Long As the murmur dwells in the Dainty sea Shell what were those words that started a song in their souls sweeter than that Carole by any Birds there when Beautiful morn Irig waited upon them in purple and Gold and reminded them of their singing with the Rustle of its breezes they were the old old words that Young lips will forever love Providence errors of Type and Telegraph. Lately some one attempted to say that critics asserted Rubin Stein wus not a Correct player. The printers corrected the slur by saying he was not a is probably True. Another assaying to describe n certain person age is the great am1 of local matters found that he was 9 a. A orca dial charge if somewhat according to a veracious Western paper one editor was horrified by finding the death of an Angel-worm1 heading an obituary instead of the deporous1 death of an aged the rascally truth seeker had its name set up Turtle Seck was a severe joke Tor the turtles. Once a paragraph be ginning miss the eloquent appeared Wiki the auspicious Start of the naturally made tie subsequent remarks somewhat confused. But the Telegraph makes As amusing blunders the Type. A sentence of lord Carnarvon s essay on sermons at a recent anglican diocesan conference was thus dispatched the worst paid country curate is expected to preach twice on sunday with the per Suav sienese of a Journeyman tailor and the eloquence a for your Uey mail tailor read Jeremy and Initia Barrow with a capital letter and All is right. A quietly dressed lady passed Down the aisle of a crowded car looking for a seat. Presently she came to one occupied by 11 finely dressed Young woman who sat directly in the Middle of it talking to a Friend in tie seat before her. The Young lady looking for a seat said very politely a this seat the bang woman without offering to move along or Rise to let her pass said in a careless and exasperating tone Lookis g impudently in her face no. Do you want to come offended by her tone and manner the lady blushed with displeasure and passed on. By Thi time a gentleman acquaintance Hail found her a. Seat which she accepted. Did you hear How that woman an swered she said indignantly. I could not Bave believed that one of my own ses would to so rude. And the Best of it is i know her by name and if she had known who i am she would have been very polite to me. Enamoured of my Cousin and if to Iii her Best to secure him As a Hus baud. I am afraid she has made a mis take in not being Mark the dec Quc-1 the Young lady during the Day joined her Cousin and in the evening they were returning Home on the train in came the other Young woman at once catching sight of Heyoung As she entered the door. Smiles wreathed Iier countenance. He not knowing what had happened Rose and saluted her cordially Ancl at once introduced her to his companion. Why did she turn Pale then red she Sim ply saw what a fool she had been and if she failed to see the immeasurable depth of her Folly it was revealed to her when afterwards the favorite Cousin of the Man she wanted for a sweetheart said coolly to her i noticed you on the train this there was no longer any doubt that she had been recognized and that her rudeness would be reported to the ears to which of Al others she desired it not to come. So you see if Yoa Are not polite Frorup principle it a Well to be so from Job by. The Man or woman who is in variably civil and obliging need fear no awk Vaid adventures like this one and acadian courtship. The wooing Mutt be done at balls or in the presence of the family. Flirting being impracticable it is always under stood that the Means marriage und it sequently he eagerly avails him self of the few privileges deemed by tie Rural sirs. Grundy with the proprieties. These usually begin wit Cara coling and racing his horse of the Road in front of Bis Belles dwelling place. He repeats tin performance As often As possible und enjoys it immensely. The More spectators the greater his Delight. The sweets of courtship Are Neces Surija expended on the old folks. Macaboy snuff a Vanille. A bottle of Auis Utu Etc. For Maman go far toward making the course of True love Usu with the old gentleman tact at losing half climes at play is equally Ufa Active always provided the Lover a orcs under that comprehensive Deperi Jinive Bon a Jurcoi 1 while thus com Ting the parents to avails himself of every Opportunity to make Sweet eyes at the daughter a few weeks of such proposes. The Ball room is i lie rally the place when the pleasurable excitement of the Waltz has reached its comas while her blender Waist is encircled by his Arm and her head almost leans upon his shoulder then comes the Opportunity. If the co maid favors his stir he instantly seeks the approval of her parents. Stith that one might think the affair settled. But no a must obtain the permission of the numerous relatives of the Bride Elert even to the cousins who May be of 110 spec Ial importance. Dressed in Lis nut neat suit he proudly prances round on the grand tour and formally a is Tho consent of each in Atli Liann in in Scribner. Fish As brain food. Since during the acts of sensation Aud intellection phosphorus is consumed in the brain and nervous system there arises a necessity to restore the portions so consumed or As the popular expression is to use brain food. Now As every one knows it is the property of phosphorus to Shine in the Dork. And. As fish in a. Certain stage of Putre Active decay often Emit Light or become phosphorescent it has been thought that this is due to the abundance of phosphorus their flesh contains and hence they Are eminently suitable for the nervous system and Are an invaluable brain food. Under that idea Many per sons rework to a diet of fish and per Suade themselves that they derive advantage from it in in increased vivid Ness of signal improvement in the reasoning Powers. But the flesh of fish contains no excess of phosphorus nor does its shining depend on that element. Decaying Willow shines even More brilliantly than decaying fish it May sometimes be discerned afar off at night. The shining in the two cases is duo to the same oxidation of Carbon not of phosphorus in organic substances con Taining perhaps not a perceptible trait the latter element. Yet surely no loud Ever found himself rising ton poetic Fervour by tasting decaying Willow Wood though it ought on these principles to to a better brain food than a much larger Quantity of fish. His name was Smith. In the grammar department of one of our Public schools a few Days since the teacher after talking with her class on the subject of mythology read to them As follows Vulcan Smith architect and Chariot builder for the gods of mount Olympus built their houses constructed their Etc. The following Day Tho subject of the preceding Day was Given As a language lesson and As no mention was made of Vulcan the teacher asked tie class who built the houses for Tho gods on mount Olympus for a while the children seem lost in profound thought when suddenly a gleam of. Intelligence illumined the face of one Little girl and she replied i can t think of his first name but his last name is Smith Gebman milk quart milk one pint water one half Teaspoon Ful sugar one half teaspoonful Salt Sis slices of a 5-cent wheat loaf household Economy. To remove the hair thoroughly in rain water with a Good Deal of Borax dissolved in it. Pumpkin pie made of take a Good sized crooked necked Squash one Quarter of a Pound of but Ter to a milk pan of Squash. Sweeter to taste. A bottle of Cream Cue quart of milk unless too thin. Season with Mace a Little Nutmeg Brandy and Rose water. One dozen eggs and a Little beaten. A cube for correspondent says go into a room where you will be quiet and alone get some Book that jul interest but not excite you and read for two hours aloud keeping your Teeth together. Do the same thing every two or three Days or once a week if very tiresome always taking care to read slowly and distinctly moving the lips but not Tho Teeth. A Nice eggs one Pintof. Milk Bakers it is More into thin slices dip the bread into the Batter and Fry each Side Brown in butter. Then boil one cup of sugar in two cups of water and after adding Vanilla or Lemon Flavouring pour Over the bread and cover dish so As to steam and keep hot. It is Well to re serve part of the sauce to put on each slice when serving. To make Rock six eggs in a Basin beat them till very Light add one Pound of pounded sugar and when this is Well mixed with the eggs dredge in gradually half a Pound of flour add a few currants. Mix All Well together and put the dough with a Fork on the baking tin making it look As rough As possible. Bake the cakes in a lode Date oven for half an hour. When done allow them to Cool Aud store them away in a tin canister in a dry place. To soften had two pounds of washing soda and one Pound of common Lime and boil in five Gal Lons of water for two or three hours then stand at Fay to Settle and dip Oft the Clear water from the top and put in to a Jug. Can be used for washing dishes or cleaning and one Tea cupful in a boiler of clothes put in after the water is hot will Whiten the clothes and soften the water without injury to the hands or clothes. I use an old Iron pot to make it in. Sweet potato ends two pounds of raw Sweet potato half Pound of Brown sugar Cue third of a Pound of Batter one Gill of Cream one grated Nutmeg a Small piece of Lemon Peel and four eggs. Boil the potato Well and Mash thoroughly pass ing it through a colander while it a warm mix in Eugar and butter beat eggs and elks together and add when the potato is cold add a table spoonful of sifted flour mix in the grated Lemon Peel and Nutmeg very thoroughly butter a pan and bake Twenty five min utes in a moderately hot oven. Maybe eaten with wine Bauce. Suicide of the scorpion. Or. Allen Thomson in a letter says while residing Many years ago during the summer months at the Baths of Lucca Iri Italy in a somewhat Damp locality my informant together with the rest of the family was much an noyed by the intrusion of Small Black scorpions into the House and their be ing secreted among Tho bedclothes in shoes and m other articles of dress. It thus became to be constantly on the watch for these troublesome creatures and to take Means for their removal Ami destruction. Having been informed by the natives of the place that the scorpion would destroy itself if exposed to a sudden Light my informant and her friends soon be came adepts in catching the scorpions and disposing of them in the manner suggested. This consisted in confining the animal under an inverted drink ing Glass or Tumbler below which a card was inserted when the capture was made and Theu waiting till dark Sud Denly bringing the Light of a Caudle near to the Glass in which the animal was confined. Iso sooner was this done than the scorpion invariably showed signs of great exr tement running round and round the Interior of the Tumbler with reckless velocity for a number of times. This state having lasted for a minute or More the animal suddenly became quiet arid turning its Tail or the hinder part of its body Over its Back brought its recurved sting Down upon the mid dle of the head and piercing it quite forcibly in a few seconds became quite motionless and in fact quite dead. This observation was repeated very frequently in truth it was adopted As the Best plan of getting rid of the Ani Mals and the Young people were in the habit of handling the scorpions with impunity immediately after they were so killed and of preserving Many of them As curiosities. Astonishing Faith. Onoe upon a time years go Plain or. Disraeli was in Leeds and he was waited upon by the Secretary of a cer Tain institution in that town who asked Hisa to give a lecture or an address. He first made several excuses then refused utterly and at last being further pressed said Well i will come and give you an address this time ten with that Assurance the Secretary went away and waited. The ten years rolled along Aud at their expiration he came to London sought and obtained an interview with the Premier reminded him. Of his Promise and claimed its Ful filament. The great Man had of course forgotten All about the matter but when it was brought to Lis recollection he again made polite excuses pointed out that circumstances in the meantime had greatly changed and that he had other duties to attend to now. But the Secretary was an old fashioned Man he bad the curious and obsolete idea that a Promise was a Promise and ought to be carried out and said As much. And did you really believe at that said his lordship that i should carry out that cer was the reply if you were still alive and Able to do said the Premier in a musing tone it is truly astonishing what Feitli people have in he did not deliver the lecture Aud is still therefore consid ered to have broken is word by the Secretary of the letter. A Man of bad reputation was complaining to the writer that a certain person had ruined his character. So much the replied the writer for it was a very bad one and the sooner it was destroyed the More to your erf

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