Alden Times (Newspaper) - December 19, 1890, Alden, Iowa
VOLUME XIII.ALDEN IOWA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, IMHO.
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RADIANT MUIGX. No aaa A r * A M , will meat in regular ■ o in mu us, at Nm on lb* En Bar arolium °* or batara tha mil moon, at Ma. ••ate Hall, Aldan, Iowa Vlatttax brethren ara cordially malta-! to attar,.I h L. frere* W M , R W (Tockat Hacratarr
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8MP8011 & coram
ORA I.RHB n»——
Grain, Live Stock,
A N C> ■■■■■■—.
ALDEN, • • IOWA.
FT I non a, III., Coal, Warranter! So IV*
HI WH. «, H Mini tlljt,
There ram* The kong ■ Then tm Bef Vanished
it radiant gin**! to ality in eel rummer thr nigh. t elite* he **ent away, a. Iii, asialia do.
fie ram*, anti In hi* pyewawe* t»r Tim nor IU ti Aii.t.ji.i m.1 Ala*, betorn Un mihitnn Might The at mn ret* gue rt hail Ihtwo
Rome «aw him int In It, kte gill-* Am! laughed their -4-lff*h BH; ttne weli'ttnn 'l him with loving » Ami kee|*« hi* Image -till.
No*, who u right, the Dr Mi* wtid atm reno And wtio, thou, Ii life I-Hoard* yet the pm ti
Til'- world la hat.). u>L However bright lf rte' “•tern fart* atone cun * Worthy of mortal We#
wadi ut a in Im r-gr twin;
wa ed It all ow Lionel
kl**r;ngf tut* of *a> h ani abt* al-
c. c. r. k.
Hark J. n rut.
Attoro*v and Coenactor at la*.
From' I attention gl*entoociln t on* Odon irer I u* a Browis Blore, AMM, Hardin in ut». Iowa
FRIRBIE. U tv
Pkplelaa tad largaoa,
AM»c Iowa. Gfica oyer heat ng * Herd wait Blore.
Seeds & Coal.
Rut Lit*. th* rogue, "Ut wit* the In*.t ’ Pele* I tom 11, anti hi* *irkh And rome* and Roe* md I nut nu t, And fair***! aeern* when fickle
The maid to whom lie e-tme iii gill-*
A* o me ii I a a* the 'Miming,
Nu* backward look* *tth faithful eye. Deaf to all taunt* aud * timing
Why vain regre**’ t he *uni»ner Sn* *1 Went In hi* youthful *plftul ic. IVrliapa he left Mdiltid hi* I* t —
I ne •iiory aweel iud lender
From the liar k of —-**• Tht lh r of won.en wi re . merging «*xpre«*lng dtaappiuntment In *on anger In other*. i I efehatigiug wriit remark* of a petiilnnt Off
ter. it nttm* ttielr fact** Mime CMM,
• they to I he
T. J. RICK*
BARBER AND HAIRDRESSER.
Agent far V«ftmal Anawublk /.toe and lice •man /amiwnM Ch- of fVerporr. Ut.
I mn MU steamship ticketa and etui bring ar friend* or rn od them Alway* ready to iv* information T J. RICK. Al lan, in
Rotan Public, Real Estate, Leat
CHICA60, IOWA AND DAKOTA
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Passengers Can Save
• ■ hlltl of Whom they .poke tiller nor prettier than their
Farm loan* negeHsied on loan cr airer* Tim a- at low rate* of Interest.
A I arg a Hat cd imp roved and uninprorsC land* for wale.
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CHICA60 ARD POUTS OR THIS LIRE
BANK OF ALDEN, THIS SHORT ROUTE.
BEH J BIRDSALL A SOH.
Aldan, Hardin Count*, Iowa.
EXCHANGE BOUGHT and SOLD.
Collrrtiomi made a Sprriaily Hone; a I ann wa Hrs! Lata lr.
Heavy and SMI Hardware,
Pick* ai Tint onery, Tinware & Woodenware,
KUKURA JUNCTION with the Chi. ago and Northwestern Railway for Tamu Cily Cedar Rapid* Clinton Chit ago. Milwaukee Ile# Moines Council Bluffs St Paul, M innen|xdi# and all poi RU in Dakota. Xehraaka. Kan*;t.* ami the Weal.
KI.DORA with the ('.-ntrnl iowa Hull any for points North and South
IOWA FALLS with the IV. C R A N. anti Illinoia Cfntr.nl Railway*, for Wator i lot' Dtbbiique. Fort Dodge and SIOUX
For nil infornlion nfioitt Freight or Passenger Rule*, apply to our I<k al ayenlc • ar addn*** the tlennnt Freight and I'm aenger Agent al Eldora. Iowa
forgitreii I would rial Hi**. en thou. hat I
fir n't Monaper.
W. a. PORTEN.
ii. f and f A.
COOK I HEATHS STOVES I BADGES
O WILLI AX
m. BATINO, Ald*a. Iwa
— SOUTH DAKOTA
Cement and Lime.
ChiCREo, Minneapolis'And St. Paul
via th* Vamo*. AI bart La* a own
St. Louis. MlnnaapotlB and St. Paul
Wa at. I oaU. Utaaaaynli, a to fW abort Uh*. AID
Throagh ShRas Mi Chair Cars
AUX. __- IOWA.
mf OOT, A MOTIL OF TO-DAT.
In Tkin Va im CJnn lAtr I n»J*)
is uhs iwr sot, flfry Loraj
a jutAt-ntnt* worn. or today, by
HELEN Ha GARDENER,
Author of “AThongbtleaa TM. ’ “Ran. Mamma aaa
I ta without mien ii th* mmi radical mmpgb. tmltoat aawawlt ow tho to a*'*1 immorality in blab SnSfflSng writtau
KAMAS OOT, ETilAFOT.IB AED IT. PAUL, NOMA, CCOAX RAPIDS ANO SIOUX FAILS, OAK. CHICAGO AND CBD AR RAPIDS
Wa thaFawiawa ilww, I aa goon
THE SHORT LINE
♦ta aatarr taag ST*
Ttui Of I Iowa Stunrnar Hep ort. Stag —HWWBMM
effiM-t that win ; wa* belt I, yr l»rl
Mltlilli "fir young aonian .till lingered. *tandlti.- before lim I* :i-llug lady, who, lire**rd ft Hulking iiMinmr, rrcllnml in a large v. ivet rhaii .iud ii la'tily mal ..fee, who ab.il Jingling hi* * lb’ll elialn ami looking down upon tin group titer hi* largo wa tat roil*
Th «> woman, who*# llltl* one hail '»af aaloeted t«■ play a • iiild'* part In iii* pine*. wa* rrx-el* lug lier dlrr'ethm* a* to It* nj. haar*ai*. th,- hour of It* arrival at nigh! and the hour at wide!, ii mu*t betaken home
“I would May with her lf I rould.’’ the young mother Slid. - bat I « rk rim tty the day and have to d>>'iii mr own yurt, In the evening -tie will la- .life. I know You'll let no harm rome to brr, nil.. -I • . very dear to nu-''”
“Oh. *hn will tm an Important r* r*onaie." .ald the lady, patting the child’* head, “and my maid will rare for lier nhlle I arn .rn the *tage • hhe I* bright, I *>••'. I hut i* why I I hove her File will uieli im,md what *tie I* to ilu, ami *he will mil y< i Into n,|,-’ Thief
“Mb* ran mind her.< If i,rt at li. and I*
I a good girl,” the mot her ..lid. -Ami th!* money I' a very greet lh ii to It*. f,.r ai ve hail III lurk lately, my hu*Ntnd am! I, and a neighbor will I ring her to reb* ar*el*. and I Ii ..HH* my—-lf In the evening, and fo r father will fetrh lier home when It I* over Anil thank you kind!) , itll . aud .lr, for ehoiniug her."
Then the woman went away h illing the little one
Tile iii yiMg, i tm*!hut nfT The o lr*" gathered up her puiiiwd. her hankerrhlef, bar fan. and Mio >k out her Miken gnrroent. Mie had dropped one of U t glove . and a man who had lingered ut the further end of the long Mage hurried to pl, k it up and pre—-ut It kl brr. -lie t«a,k It without a lt*ik or t word of thank*, "he mere), moved I nr lie id Iii a haughty little nod, looking Mother way meanwhile, never at the man. who*e dark fun- wit. moved Iv Mrong en otIon a* he turned away with a deep .|gh
“Ho i,*wav*,' he-n -1 “I hate her *4i mu> ii I love her —muilly dh at her feel for a kl.* from her Hut MA. Would no' give Fill , ne .
Oh. lada.' Ie la’ do you yin* wufter
Meanwhile ti-* I-aul if al antre*. lying ha^k an.on. Ho* <'U*likNn of her ear rlage ft* It t»or»- her to tin: hot! i
H.xjmful a* her manlier hail been. *!»• wa* thinking .lf the mail *|H- I ail Ju*l left. Slve wa* Meeting herwelf aga UMI Id* look*, hi* glaiiei-*, UU air of devotion,
“Iteiiiemher," *he said. -fal— univ, fill—’ forever, lada Mat ma. remember the past."
lier mind went haek to her glrliu**]. .*he wa* Ik again, and .landing at the door of her parent*' home in Teta* Magnolia* Id,-lined In the garden; ro*e*. rleli and apley uh Northern roue* never grow. adorned the lane. The Ivnugh* of the orange tree* hung over tin- low fence*, heavy with fruit. The level hum “honethrough the dart, leave* and . It I»v»od the fruit to gold A parrot dropped from teir to bar of the greed blind* that ah ad ihI the w Indow*, aud ■ a ll,ii it* own name. “t laru, t iara. i*»ir Tiara!" ovei mid over again, or came down to the *pot where j it had left a ripe Mg tvi pink vt It; and nim through the .bade* below the gold and green came a figure. *he ho|»ed that It wa* Lionel, her betrothed lover, whom she had not Men for many day*- A* he drew nearer *he saw that It wa* Lopes, the Mr sterna, hi*
. friend amt <* nu pan iou <ui Atte Tattle ranch ten iii I lea away She haled Lopes a* much . a* abe loved Lionel.
Ile advanced, lifting hi* sombrero, and stood In the Uttered .untight, a gay figure among the gold and green
“I kl** your hand*, senora l-ola." he said. “T<v-day you will not * e our friend, Lionel j Datura’ I come alone “Wby1"Hhe asked
“Lenora Imla, the Mexican answered, “the daughter of the rich Californian, of whom we have spoken, ha* a great deal of nemey . and many diajuuud*. Fur my pare I prefer I diamond* In the eyi** of the girl I love, but ‘ .Senor Detnra ha* hi* own Uh-Sa. To-day I they celebrate bl* betrothal at the house of the Californian.”
Aud Lola renieiuliered how dark tile world had (Town, and how she had leaned against ! the toll meaqulte tree for support, aud Lopes had put his ann about her waist, and j whispered in her ear:
I “Ile la a rascal, that Lionel, and no more a friend ut mine He mid Hun a girl who had danced and sung on the stage for money might do to flirt with. but was not the wife tor a gentleman. Hut ami! hee* at your feet la one who will he honored by your ■inlie* In my net Ire country you *ha!l live Uke a queen. Uo with me to the priest bhd there marry me, Baul let urn leave this place together.”
But la her grief Bhd wrath abe had bito Runt bar and rushed Into tier
The next day she had left Tega* with a company of iihtHW aud muskdana. Kbe danced no longer Hhe had made fame awd I moony mace that day. ApplftuaeH her aa ake stepped upon the atage.^H wee* laid at ber feet. The pre a* heralded her triumphs The golden youth of society! ■ her feet. Abe might have married vt position, hot abe had no heart
Anil now Lion*-1 |b*lur,» had appeared * givin He had endeavor I to olitala an id* tervtew with to r, but falling In this had benrvnic ar plaint**! with the manager, and
rn aile lilt appearance twhtnd the ar enc*
IL- ’ CtiuM to Im* rich Ile -pent IU* motley In' Ply Ile had math Ulm— if adm ired tty th- vhujc i mu,un) Im) fca-led theta *ml d>*»,e many kind thing* for them. Where they went he follow ml. Kvcry one '• nee ti, ,1 thin wit* nil for the toke of Dda Marin , hut she derltui-d hi* Invitation*. —'nI 1 I'M III* I r •— nta, left toe flower* he
laid at her feet to wither on im* stage or hi ne carriml away by thine who desired them. In ev • ry « ,y «(., offended ar dlfl**i|l' *1 him bite refused to an »<>r bt it when Ie- ad-dfe.~e i I,, i over aud e ef lignin *lic hail said to herself that bet pride should save her fe i- forgiving the man who broke faith With hr- when she wa* a humble little da-" cr *h'> I", >*l and ad' r< d bim,
Whelp, r hi* hems** had jiit<*i him or hr hail 11r• *1 . f lier, or Whether *he were ii, lid, she d i not know. I*erhap* her fame Iud pron ti a lure. Mhe knew that alo- wa* hand* >i . r than ever *he a on iii liav,- read that In hi* eye* lf nowhere e|*e~ and often she I re' ,h|ed Ii*-1 her re*olutIon -hould give way. It wa* «o hanl to real*! those elan i» me pa—‘Pointe wirenw of hi* gataa Hut cli -he *ald. “Remember reraetnber Texa* tnd Hie p«*»r girl. Jilted and hroken-hesrtisl remeinlier that he who I- fal—’ once la f»,—« forever,"
I he new play had a long run The ehlld who v a* nightly cfn*ped tn Ixila'* arm*. who * ,» -n,|, i, by her • nemy. and restoreil at Ism. harx‘fiMit«*l and In rag*, to reappear In the l-»*i *■*«*• dressed tike a young prltiiN-**. pro.ed herself a natural metre*..
Ic.I;» ‘'ie* fond ut her; the child adored I*i*■ i I he gn at anre** lax iMied gift* upon the Utile one. aud Would (have adopted lier lf the <»ir motlier had assented Tin- :-ullageI Wenden*! at a woman * fatten *. u* he often had before.
“"•he -idore* that skinny little girl. ■ tie said to liin<*«lf. -mid (urn* her back on a spiel ii ) fell iw like the Texan.’who wnr ship* lier. iud the fun of Its- Hie re I. no Other man at the htdtoiii of Ii that, of cour-> "Hr understate!* Ail’ Well, a aonian'* i e nit} t* fleeting and —• I* money Ip the md* i f an actu-** Lila Marina will tm %< rry for till* some day "
Non f I hem kin W, none of them dreamed of tin ii 11tie l*iln fought with herself N<> one gin-**ed what lent pa**Ion to her voice and nude her eye* glow with preternatural luster a* limo*.
I- Mn find burned that a woman'* pa—>iou* ate love I- far more dlflteuU to overcome than i girl'* -weet fancle*. and in the •trugele sue often grew weak and flint 8he ii ii determined lo i*nd ti a* —*it» a* pow* I hi e .md tim opportunity came at la*t.
Hiie Iud come ton rehearsal, ca Heil ive -eau—' f a change in one of tim role* and, being ■ illy. -ai alone reading a magartne she h o| brought with her.
Hm i* nly a -Im low fell upon the page Mile lo d ell up. Lionel Deliinx Miaul beside her. id* g ue Axed upon her face. Mn- llft-iwl her . yet'row*, gave hltn a glance of of-feinleii a-t inl-hiuerit. and nsuitied her book.
But ii t me he did not t int uw.iy a- he UHUaily did when she awarded bim Hitch token* of displeasure. Mr quietly dr<-w ,i chair in .r lur*, ami I WI id lug for waist”-afft f “MI** Marina. I have t»*‘ii endeavoring i fora long ti- ■ t>. get an < pporni illy trf I *i*-aklng with iou Vim base riot iiermlt-ti d me to ii I so. Now I h&vo taken It with-! out leave. I t,.iv, -in.. thing very itu)Hir-lant lo to) "
“Tberw I- no tom for it. Air Ilelura." Lula answered lux ii ic ti 11 ■ v -I .im liu-y ; my time I* not my own I I* i-mg to my manager ’ -•Til* I In cl tn I i 'rill Lionel answerer!, but will you not nppUUliun hour at ahi, h to receive me at your hotel' I have an rX-j planatlon to ofT. * which may alley the I opinion which you ii.ive formed of ate, anil which I am awn*1' I- uufavorablflx”
-I doubt It. Mr. I* iura." Loin replied. “I d" did form my "pin • ti- light!) and when t fi rmwd they are I;,-ting.
J -til fhl* case.* he persl-le I. “I ani -’ire you will penult yourself lo change your * mind.”
she smiled and »h.*.k lier head "I Assure you chal what I have lo say —" Im hogan.
*• laioniottitnz.~ -be interrupted, "which I do not wlsli to in ar. Mr. Ih-lurai” suddenly lire ti a* bel I ill lite Texan* eye*. "WXat mttjrthl* i. I»lH*”1ie told Tlial we, who ten lear* ago jarl cd wllh ki**e*. or sat clB-pi-d In »... ti —4her's amu for imur*. should -peak in formal wont* and pretend to furg< I Un pa*I, I* utterly ale surd. You It" iii me down then. In Texas wlie.ii you were Miveutis-u and I twenty-live. If I have suffered. I tell you. woman, you have suffered, too For year* I permitted pride to poll my life for month* after I underwind slut folly I had committed. I searched for you: I found you. lads. you um» me very badly but alien you have listened to me ail that will be changed. Tho thing I have to any will have weight with you."
The OSU-boy’s voice wa* hoard, lad a anne.
"I am summoned. I must go. Mr. De-liirn.” she said -Hut you will accord me .iii Interview?" tie pleaded.
••Loin, my darling. I will have It " he answered. “I will' Iki you hear’1 I rnitst do justice to myself, and you must,”
- Must again lads cried, all the more hotly because -be longed to throw herself Into hi* arm* and forgive him all the past. Nerved by the knowledge of her own weakness Lola gave Ilelura a glance luto which she threw all Hie -’urn which her art pin.-1*1 at her command art) passed bim *w iftly.
“Mr. Morgan," she said to the manager, who was regarding Hie Interview with much Interest, (hough from a dike rest distance—“Mr. Morgan, I demand your protection."
“Hear me, MI** Marina.” that gentleman replied. -I bud no idea you needed It.1*
-Mr. Ilelura ha* offended me. He I* insulting. hi* present**' here annoy* me. All the I ad Ii** aud gentlemen mu-t know (hat I nm peeweoitrd every day by- attentions- to which I am utterly averse Yet you encourage this man to conic here "
-He is my friend, madame—my friend. null a perfect gentleman,” said the manager. “! invited him behlud the scent*. I am proud of bl* Interest In my theater. Ladies turn not usually averse to such amiable courtesy as Mr. Detura shows you.” -You may think what you please. Mr. Morgan,” said Hie star. “I ani not at all disturbed.by juur upinion aI me- But you will either tell Mr. Delura to alaunt himself In future or I will cancel my engage-iuent I am In serious earnest, ami you
will kindly remember that I am. That man musk not rome bere again.”
“Tiiooae!" oald Lula. haughtily.
“I hope you do not blame me for this, Hahira?" said the manager.
"My prase ace shall c*a«e to annoy Mias Marina.” replied the Texan. "I regret that It ha* done rn." He turned away.
■Delura smiled and bowed. He wa* gone. Morgan arith bim. What would not the latter have given to be able to nay to th!* overbearing atar of his, -You may go tomorrow If you like.” But It would have been his ruin.
Aa for Mie* Marina she tolled haughtily away. abd abe was barely behind toe arenas when toe was obliged to catch a shift tor
support, and (Inking into a cxinveolenl chair groaned out her in I aery, The straggle bad I* en tun much for her. lier rn lid found her Just a* -tie wa* recovering.
Iola declared that abe Iud tieen asleep, and a glass of wine restored her sufficiently ti* rearh home. fthe woald not weep -he dared not, Aha could at appear Iwfiire her public with -wollen Mea Hut the thought Hut »h«- had driven Lionel ffxwn her forever ■ a* i. ft,.re. She went to the theater mat • night In a very minora Ie iimbmI. The child we have spoken of had already arrived,
0 "Iii * envy you took. MI** Marina, abe said -Are yon sorry?"
“I don't know wtut . ow’d make you sorry.
| ko rI. ii sod pretty sud everything,” told ih«
PRETTY LITTLE MAIDS.
HOW THEY SHOULD HE ATTIRED FOR THE WINTER.
The Kevnota Ii* ( hliifreiT* f nstumes Is stmpllrliy but It Is I’trturMga* * Implicit v Bema ("ratty Xtmtato.
I he keynote in children's ctwtnmn *iii* j ii ii-i Iv. lint it is |iictnri*s4|iie *iht
e for hi
ll -i*1 to
an laugh lf
any more. tho I new silk dr#-*
I child “Hut yon !»*>k look »l,» u the tuk'-r can we hadn t any money ~
Lola laugbisi an hefre ne«'d lie.
“Mother don i be -•■rry child said. “and I’ve got , for Nundaya. and mr ha* she."
Meanwhile tha little alure wa* deftly j buttoning the velvet dis-*- she wore In the j flr*t act of Hie piece The golden curia fell ; to lier waist, the hticklexi -hoes were fastened.
The part wag that of a boy- she wa* mother'* darling and heir lo in earldom In a twinkling And lads. a* a lovely widow: d ninnuiw, yet young and twautlful. swept Upon the stage leading her t*>y by thehsnd. j Hut the eye* of the countea* turnmi to a j certain curt.tin box. whence applause aud I bouquet* had tieen Mi often cast to her.
It wa* empty, or she thought tan, and her I heart fell. Abe bad deliberately done the i deed, ’"it the result wa* misery, j "he bad no Idea that Lionel had been uu-I able to refrain from ««diig her on re again. “IInly once,” he bad said, -and *lie will
i never know IF"
Ile -at there gazing at brr Mte had wrong*! him. Insuited Mm. tieen cruel to him. Hut lie knew ll wa* In revenge for the slight -tie lie I lev ell hltn ti I ll a ve put upon ber.
The Hr*! act wa* over. the second began. Tile villain had stolen the little earl. He-low, the child who played the part wa- donning the ragged garment* which it wore In the wretched bald! at Ion where toe next scone found It It* little f‘“*l were thrust int i tonne -lipper*, read) to he cast off when tic- Unto for liar*' feet had come.
Meanwhile, In the splendid nursery of the castle, the mother ran wildly to and fro. Now she -..urvhisl liehind the tapestry: now -lie lifted I lighted lamp high alleve lier head, aud peered into the couch where -be had left her darling.
“Gone’” -he shrieked, “gone. gone gone * A* "he uttered the word- the memory of Lionel -wept aer*—* ber hi art. Again that miserable faintness -elged her. liar hand forgot It* Clasp, the lamp dropped from It amid the white drapery of the child'* couch, and sic fell upon tile fltsir In t deathlike swoon.
The lamp had broken in the fall. the oil •prcad over conch and carpet, and the Haines, with -neb giant fuel offered them, llii-lied up apace
They climbed up the curtains, they caught at the painted scenery, they spread on Rib side aitd on that. There* wa* a terrible panic in the auditorium.
In .i moment the *Uige andorchestra were ad/,,to to**-* -Mw ,f-xc-n X *-:ft" i'-'k had seen a tall‘tlark man -piltg w rom intuit upon the stage. It wa* Lionet Iielura. He se tx*-d Lu.v Marina In bls arm*, and kie'Wlnu I lo* stage exist* sud entrances so
sell had no difficulty iii irttlnfout tntoihe open air sltli her by the rear entrance Here the ompaity wire gut bend, some Iii costumes they had «■ rn. some half dressed. hiving left their dfo'-lng-rooms a* they werechai g hi costume* for the new scene. Tho am., pm re a a, heal y with iiuuki: it (cia i nine t • life again In Iv 'in * armit seemed to her that she must I* <lre*amtiig some mad dream. /
-Are you all there'” r, ,r‘*| Ute manager “The child " cried Mb “The child: Where Is she?"
“t>h. my God: I forgot all atmut ber’
cried the mall. -I It ft her in the drc- ung-ruini t"
“."he must ta* saved'" cruil Lila. Then, lifting lu r voice, *iu* shrieked -The child is still la rut ii rowing-room. Anything be a-k* to the man who saves the child.’ Anything’ Anything!" Hut only one replied to lier the nun who had a moment before held her In til* arms, Lionel Imtura.
-I will trv 1 he said calmly, gazing Into the pit "f flame revealed by the "lien ib*>r. “Oort know* if it )-• possible. Adieu. Lda. Ile fun I go oui word of alt I tiro vt in vain to say to yon I npex tied to y**u Then he dashed Into the house.
This time Lda 'lh! not faint, -he *ti”“l motlonii'Hs as a statue, watching the blazing structure. In her heart -he -aid
“If he die-. I also will die I will kill myself "
All about her shriek* of horror arose. The moment* spell away
“He will never tie seen alive again," said a Voice at her side.
-I hopi' that Bend Is there happy now,” whispered a woman.
Lila repressed a moan, and even a* she ’lfnrhi*d her hand* and set her tenth, out of the flame* emerged a flgure. ll* clothe* dropping from it in tinder. Its face starlet. (ta balr and beard scorching, but In hts arms the Ult)*oatfunharaMd.
A roar of Joy went up from the crowd, The maid. with a cry of delight, caught the little one to her brva-t, and Lionel sunk at her feet.
-Anything he asked, you -ald." he panted. “(live mo one kiss before* I lite.»
“he lieut over him and gale him twenty. Bin* beld him til her boaou.
-My love:” she cried. “My darling:” “Listen." ho panted. “I told you Lopez lied. He left me delirious on a tied of *lck-
ii es* to uttei that falsehood. He * an ted you fur himself. There* wa* no girl. None at all- Only you. Lila. He confr****)! It ne hi* dent Ii-lied and bade the prleat tell me. Since then I have searched tor you.”
His eye* cloned and be lost cxmaclousnesa. and Lila dropped tiealde him Mobbing her heart out. for she thought bim dead. Hut though fate I* very cruel often, th!* Unix she
tcmiint by loving baud*. Lionel fought hit way hack to life. aud to-day Lola I* hi! wife. and they dwell together there among the magnolia*, happy In each other'a love. Mary Kyle JMtlUm. la Ktrexmiz > nm van urn
in rare fincnena of material, artistic harmony of color I K nnti exqiiiHita iLintim *#of aork-ruanahin. Two little lassie* in Tar tan nlator* a a ii Hoot rh twin net* at* tradii! the attention of the prrnn®-nailim the other tlav. -arn a Nexr York palier, hr tha frewh iiilor of their face*, the hriKht •been of their <*ar» frilly brttabe*! cbe*t nut troeaes lint moat of all by their graceful lightness aud buoyancy rn mooing Tin* average city children mn aith a halt, like blind children, aa if thev were cunt mall .- fearful of running agal rut unmet bing, or «>f havitig amuething run againat litem, hut these children of unn-istakahla Hootch parentage, with generation* of hardy Mighlaniier* luck of them. darted in and out among the people no lightly and nwittlr that it wan difficult for the ■tout serving woman who accompanied them to keep in sight of the lint tering. gar cloak'. One a a * of RatiniM-kham checked tweed, kiltwl to the waist with a cape, and Ii***1 lined aith deep red .satin, and the other* of McGregor plaid, with ^ a full < a|ie, gathered on a bright green yoke of velvet and a heavy cord knotted alinit the waist, entangling iu its strand.* all the colon in the plaid. Them* cloaks promise to be very popular for winter ac bool w-ar.
K*|tially pretty and aer* ices I de ut the little tartan drew- which follow*, andia a pretty model for cheviot, mohair, or |K?plio school dresses. The skirt is simply gaged at the waist, a itll straight -mocking the w idth of an ordinary belt, and the fullness earned on up to lw» plaited with a heading on to a round yoke of silk covered aith line euro Th* ' »ro gathered
inb> 9f.0^ of the - xlL . material at the wr'st» ‘arTh* embroidery gives a light sud d tv affect to the dreM. bnf a
simpl. birred yoke of silk of the prevailing color in the plaid mav be a ami.
A little lator the young girl will, if sitz* is tall for iou years, Iwgiu to plead fur a still Ion gar skirt, aud d e s p i t n the mother's destre to keep her daughter still "a little girl'* hv making her skirts short, the mother’s wish should for once be sacrificed to the child’s. The dress is also of -oft wool in soft wusi browns, repeatnl reversely in the figures, and the trimming a i-1 rn pie applique of tine gold thread or dark lirown cloth, put on in a trend alamt the skirt, a deep collar at the throat, and pointed cuffs als>ut the hands. The wsi-t i* fullfil into the girdle aud spreads fan-shajie to the shoulder in a way very becoming to a 'light figure.
And the last illustration, w hose ting inal was seen at a party, where the little maid who wore it was queen of the feast, is of pale-green soft silk. the color of the willow leaves which come in the spring time. The three lines aliont the skirt indicate the lines of tine Grawn silk, which form the only decoration of the skirt, and the frills a Lint the throat and wrists are of mull, hand-wrought, with dainty embroidery.
A sash the hill width of the silk is tied with one v loop at the lank. and '
Lith ends ornamented with drawn work, and the simply shirred waist in smocked with white into a simulated yoke. <
A rising voting author wa* charmed
utn raw* is very crusi oru*n tm* unix _ . I. , _______ _ ,___, .
relented. L'harlstuat by hrrtn* hearts, * 5 • ljF
of autographs of disttnguxsheu men
for sale” displayed in a show window. Entering with an air of indifference, he asked: “How do von sell Blank’s autographs V naming himself. “Two for 3 cents, sir,” was the prompt reply. “I Left the shop,” he aays. “a sadder and wiser man If they had said '• cent apiece’ I coaid have horse ti Hat Two for 3/ like orer-rrpe trait * From that hour I abjured popular applause *
A Brava Girl.
A young woman, 18 years shot and killed a panther a mile
SuarterTroru her father's house, near orLiand, Ore. The panther had been killing her father’s sheep, and his dogs
i of age, tile and a
got after the animal, treed it, and the lady killed it at the second shot.
presented it as a Christmas Areeent to anthill County. 50 pot
Wilson is a true type of f
frontier womanhood, and hffr spirit of daring and adventure ought to fore*'
The panther weighed 150 pounds. Miss 'ii son p rn tier
pu?tL‘brn*rcif~Chaine~to*the 'dbZkm f**0* » ^r«e Am™n
r«l by an flash A lady of Newburyport was greedy astonished on Monday to see a live pickerel weighing about one and a half po ands drop in the rand et ber feet. Glancing upward, she discovered hov
el her fashionable sisters who ire; J*?1!*
reedy to ewoon when a barmleea moose j F , , _, ..
croroee their peth and ltod dropped it.
binh had a video Ut secured the from tme of the neighooring brooks he secured Ute dab and served it tor breakfast the Stransk, tail not, that night falls I next morning.— Netchurv ixtrt bn! day breeks ? I Herald.