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Angelica Reporter (Newspaper) - March 21, 1866, Angelica, New York «tilntoctftlmost aU klnda of plain and fancy prist» teg, «»t, prompt Mid cUcapi , . VOL. XXIX: NO. 39. ANGELICA, N. T., ll^NESBÁY, MARCH 21, I860. WHOLE NO. 1493. , irMg^m^-É^j___ AN^Eli & aREEN, JinORNEYS AND GOUNSEILORS -AT LA.W» Atkgaiiij Ch., K. Y. Will attcFdlo^lTLlisHcTrelilrttStcdlOtlld^ «l»rg<r,^wrUh prompUic8aAtML4ifipalcii._________ J'. «. aRREN%] fw. AXOEI.. -OiBoe—Corner of Main and Center Street. Jw H. Egglestoa. Wntch Maker and Jeweler, and dealer____,_ iaall kinds of Clockis, Watches, and Jewelry Repairing done on short-notlco and rea: WKinble iemiB. Angelica,Feb. 15, 1864. 1385lf ^ÄllflaWA 4IISÌJIIAIICE- OPKia Ai^tic Insurance Go. CAPITAL - - - - $500.000 ÄSiETS--------^ - J-- V . —fCiMhOOa >- R. LLOYD, AGÉNT. Àngeilç^'ÂpriH, Ì665. ;' 1444 Dr'C. P Carver. D'tNTIST* l>«n(^4t^mi.oter tbo çtoro of 8. N. Bennett*: Co. 4b fmlth Davis* BlooV, Âiïgolica. J®' I havd no pwtner. • 1313 :tf FIRE INSURANGE. hornellsviüde^^^Ä^^^ .Sltna Insurance Company, HARTFORD, CONÌÌECTìOVT Incorporated lUO-*Capital $2,250,000. ÜARTFORD Iii$mAKœœMPÂÎÎY llartFord. Connecticut. tNCOnPOHATED 1810—-CAFTTAt. $1,000,000. pnmix ìmmANCEcòMVAsr, Hartford ConnectlcQt. WCORPOUATED 1845—CAPITAL $600-000 crvrnuE mmiÉAm^ cmiPÁiiT, • Capital |Bd;ööÖ. -—pncmixjifsuRAvch co.r " New York CUy. . -^ CAPITAL $1 irORTITAMERjfcIÌlNSURANCECÙ., Hartlord, goaaectfcu.t—Cttpltol «30C,000. METHIPOLTTAN TNSURANCE CO. New York City. ~ Capital-^ 1,000,000. .......Jntnrango canjio effeeted with tl>e enf- eiMIberia the above old csla^^ ('ottipanlcfl.on Dwellings, Stores, ChiTches. Jilijgtorjejó'ereoPt^l Property, 4o., otj termf I'B favorable a8~olher respoiTSÌblciiiBlI iutlyus; A'ty communications addreesèd to him a< ll'iinellsviUe will meet with prompjl ntten- Hon,--------------------r J. Ci^ILLER, Agen». March 8,18C3—pdly , • PENSIONS, 0ÜNT1I5S^ and Bac'c Payr, procured by the Bubscriber.v K. LLOYD, Claim ÂRcnt. Angelica.N. Y., 18(!t. 140Uf DR. H. B. GORTON, • tsi zm a ^ ^ "" ' '"^^imMasMp; if. Yv, p. M. FISH, Corner of Main and Oleati street, Bite Rathbun'a Uotul, wher# lII kinds of Blacksinithing \vill bo done on the ¡p shortest notici;, nnd most roa-ionubie terjip— and Horse and Ox SUoeing la a superior manner. . _ " ALSO, Sranufactnref of Cai-riagea, Baggies, \yagons?, itc.; and repairiiiir done, «»n short notice—one door south of the Black smitirSliop, on <)l an street. Anjuilic.a. N. V. ISRÓtf 3 A X nstiiiite flf iisit, PACIFIC HOTEL, lyo, lya, ly-t «Ss iro ' GREENWICH STREET, (osK bqoare vriist of nnoAOWAv,) Between Courtlamlt Streets, New York. JOHN PATITDN, Jr., Proppetor. rHE PACIFIC ilOTEIi is welt and •widely kuowiitothe traveling piibllc. Innation Is especially suitable to mercljanta and bufllness men ; UIR in clo^e prositnlty to the busineBS part of the City—5s on the highftoy of Southern and Western trnvcl—and adjacent to all the principal Railroad and âtcaniboat depots. ïho Paelflo baa liberaV awwmmodatloh for over 300«Hcsj;8 ; it is well iunil«h?d, and possesKes ererj modern iniprovement for the conifoix dnd" eiitertaln-inent of its Inmates. Tho i-ooras nro spacioiis and well ventUatml ; provided witli rob and water ; the attendance is prompt and rcKpectfiil ; and the table is gencronsly pro%'lded with every dclicaey of the season. 71iô snbacrlber, who, for the past few years, has beeu the lessee, is now roIq proprlo'or, and intends to identify hiinfclf thoroughly with the interests of Ills houKO. With long experience as a liotcl-keeper, he trusts, by moderato charges and a liberal poiiev, to maintain the favorable reputation of the Ptaciflc Hotel. .. JOHN FATTEN Jr. Oct.. 18. JRiaiiebnwua 'gt^ims. The Great SyrMnise BnTglwy. and what Came ©fit» OifAPren I. "SjraGose! JPwen^ minutes for re-freslimertts," shouted the brakeraan of a New York Central Kailroa^train aa, jnat at dusk oncoTcning in Juno, wo dashed into the cfty of Salt, There werefois there, and it occurrrd to me whether Lot's wife mignt not have a numerous progeny down below some--where - intent ft Jjettersa^ circomstance, we were off the ment«ftnd in the «atskirts of the citj. Before me wát í ntcTf' ipsnnedhjrr prëcî6OTf«tîi)rfhe may impeUe^j^j^ to^ oo« us Ceutä (o Save 35 Dellurs Hfoem».■«'« Cqvckvtratkd BK«zt.VK roninvc« Pnliif. Or< asi-S»|i0's, iurtunt'y, aniV i'lcniiB Siik<, K.<»>>H)n«. •il»vi»-', &(!., «'qual to now. Only 25 cent" per b'Htle. Spilli hy OruggiiU.' ' Ukiìiisian & r<».. Chrm'tt<Bn(i i»raK!í"'t»,N. Y. FBIENDSHIP, N. Y. . (Est;iltî1s1u;.l in «iriiTI Btadenta graduated iu vocal and instnimentcl mu-■Ic, and musical cowpo^ition. ; ¡ j.s.:.iEs BAXTI;U, :: Principal aiid lh-opvictftr. jE®-Send for a circular 110a:tf 1 Ue Great Cause oe- EüMáK MISERY Just published in a seaUd aivelope. Pnce s x elt. A L»c'n'«< nri «U'* if!>*nre. Treatment, and lín'lír-l Cure S. mina' WeiUn-'Oi, <•■■ Pv.Tm:iUirili<c«, iiuiu' cil b. e ; ti'Vii nij'.ry Kin-xsmn«, Ittipnu-no, Nt Vi>ii9 IJtrlifitv, aiiil liH( C'luiM iir- t» M»rr.»t{p« urm-inllv C'iiMíMiiitioii. K(ii ►■(.»v, HI"» Kif»; eti't »'liys ncaimili'V. .V- ÍIOUT .r, CULVEltWKl.L, M. D , n<if or of the ' Grrerr Book" &c;----- r •fl«.« ^frl'-r'n»»»!!.-!! tiu Imr, in iht« ailm'raMr L'-e-•lire, ly p^iiv.-i., »'.■ hi-» o>vii exi" ncm c, ft'»» llif »»till con-c'l'ieure oi' -«Ir-Ai'iue may «tlrctmlly >e movet »vith'iuT. mcMciit's hh'^ «itt'out s*ir ; .ip.-r.'ti'n-', l<oiij;f'. iii'-t'flmcii'8,>(ntfi iire"r>'nl-iii><ii>ii>ir "Ut II niKilf i.f «.lit« at our«» certitin nnrl >iret"-na', liv «ii e-i pVHfv fti;tu'»r, mi miU'or wli-t l.i" < u-iii liiiiimay b>-, ma« ciue iii-iis< lf rliCHp'v, p ivaf,-l>, ai^i! ■ Hlli<-ull>. tV^ Till» li L'tUrP V'Ulf«» -l>»«it t< rh-Mifaiiil» «n"* ihn'is n l". üeil' uulcr Itcal, <•» an» a*!. .tr» i!s, in a pi»lii>^ai»-d < nn l->i'«?. •>•< reei'ipiuf six cents, iir two purta^o itaiiip«, liv n"Vi<ri'.Bii.|f CA SJ.C IvLlNR&no , laonon-erv. New Yurii. f..)! vtUc^ i'lS". WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BY COOIS & IN* ANGELICA:: Stilli OP EVERY DESCRIPTIOr^i aud STYLE. Both Eome-Maih and "Botighlen,^' Which wIU bo sold (cheaper than at any other Establishment in the State. In addition to our Complete Assortment ' • OP RABiMFT-WABE We have on hand a Splendid Stoclc Look1ng Glasses OVAL PICTURK FRAMES & MOLDINGS, A GREAT VAHIKTY OF STYLES. Alio, Carved OIINAMEST.VL BllACKETS, ftnd v»- '______rious other nousehold Fixtures. Spring d s SeTcral Different Patents. M A. T T 11 E S S E S , A lurgo stock and Great Variet j^ . CALL AND SEIRUS BEFOEE DCYING. ' P. S—^Thc trade can be supplied with Chair.<i, Bedsteads, iuid all other Cabinet Ware, in the white or finished, ott liberal terms, GrW. COOIC, E. A. FOTlSYTir Main Street, one door west of the Rtthburn Hotel. 1423 Anirolica, N. Y, IJ;stl'» Vee:«!al>ïe SicHi^n Hair O. iirti<BW«r liiis proved ilsolf to ix vlie most pf rfcet prcpuriition for the hair ovec olVvr^id ip lll<^plri)ljç, It is il vo^çotablo cumjioiin.l, and coûtaiUf no injurious pronortics whatever. Il ivill redore gray hair (o ila original color. , It u'Ml kpop tî)o hair from fivllin? out It clc£>r.s tho Fcalp raiikei liie bair soft, lustrous andsiikcu. II; iaa ijilendid li.iir dressing. No person, uld cr joving, Bliould fail to UEO if. It w reçonunended and used by the first Medical3ulhonti(3. Aflc for llall'a Vegetable Sicilian Hair Reaewer, and take no othar. R P. > ALla &CO , Nai<b\ivv, N, JI.. Proprietors For pale by all druggii^ti». CmI430. MEXICO. MEXICO. $30,000,000 LOAN OF THE flEPOBLiC OF 53EXÎCO. TWRVTr.YRÁ1t"COl-POX BONIS l.N SUMS -----------Amos B. Smith, OP Canead'!», would respectfully announce to the afllioted relatives of dcccased mJ-idler», tiiat he h a lesally authorized Agent •for AileJiany and adjoininsi Counties, to pro-Kjare Bounties of Deceasied Soldier?, AUo ifor tlie eollectfoii of Back^Pay and Pensions. Dated, Canoadea. March 29,18G5. OF S50, Sloo, $000,1,000. INTEREST KEVEN' PER CEKT., TAVABLE IN THE ClTV OF -N'EW VORK. Principal ard Interest Payable in Goxjy. $10,000,000 TO 13E SOLD AT SIXTY CEXTS ON THE DOLLAR, In V. 8. Gnrrency, thus yielding an interest of Twelve per cent, in (Jold, or Seventeen per cent, in Currency, at the prosent rato of premium ou gold. XHEFIB8T YEAR'S IKTEUEST ALREADX PROyiDED. THÈ MOST DESIRABLE INVESTMENT EVER OFFERED. Iinnieusc Tracts of Mining and Agiicultural lands; sixty per cent, of Port Dueii, imiHJsts. and taxes, iii flie St.ites of Trimiinlipjis nnd &in Luis Potosi; and tiiQ I'ligbtcd fuitii of tiie 8,nid States and the Gcntintl Government aro pledged-&jj:lhejxiicmpli';'a of those lioùd» and payment of interest.' ■ THE8ECUEITY LS AHLVm. $30 In U. S, Currency will buy a 7 per ct, of Gnhl Bond .of $50 SliHJ $500 vor to the rest of manídnd than was to bo found in the old unrighteous cities their tender mother had such a wickedly retrospective eye for: at any rate a great fountain of penetential team has been shed there by mothet Lot or mother Earth, and the Onondaga Salt Co. make a goo_d thing of it, by first ^mmpinglhemtipLand thenboiling them down. I waa-gQÍng.on a V^tem_ttip é^^rain for Wiggins & Co. and had i>C' casion to stop over a day to settle np a matter of business with one of the firm's correspondents. Instead of choking myself for- twenty minutes at a railway eating house, I walked over to the Globe Hotel and ordered supper. My only companion at table was a dashing woman of say thirty-five, got up very much in theCaliforni.a gr.isa widow stylo, who had arrived on the same train as myself, and who was lamenting the loss of her trunks. She stated "that sbe had arrived nt tlie Albany dqjot just as the train was starting, and too late to have them checked, and had left them on the platform,with promise fi'om the baggage-master tbat they should certainly be put on board and "chalkcd" for Syracuse. The reader should not imagine, be-canse I gave the lady (She called her-.self the Widow Grey) such sympathy and advice as the circumstancos seemed to require, that "she was after niy own heart." Indeed, 1 don't know whoso heart slio was after, although the departedGrey had" evidently left a cavity in herí), that was not at all di: minished by the loss of three Saratoga tninliS,-and that she rr>igl)t reasonably expect to have Oiled at some time with the biirnishrd gold of a new flame. Mj-f.. Groy took comfort at my stated mcnt that the trunks were ceriainly i^omeivhere, and that she and tlie railroad company cb»nd~tclcgrap1reD¿?ry-lóhere for thern in the morning. With this assurance, and three citps of green tea. she seemed in a mea^e satrnffe^ and rctii-ed to licr mom, whore he port-mantpau had already been sent. The Widow Grey was one of the tender sweetness, bordered with a miti; ated melancholy, thatfii st touches the springs of pity and then runs over into the well of love; and it required no second glance to'show that®tho widow was no lady of culture and refinement; but I am always polite to the weaker vessel.'', no matter what the style of the hoops.' And here, let me suggest that the reader 'stick a pin' in these introductory paragraphs,as the widow is to fiii-nish the key for the unlocking of the secret of this veracious story. ClIAPTER II. "Buy me twenty thousand bushels of barley on the best terms," said a customer to me, as I was leaving his -nffiee the next-mowing^—and-jtist-tUcn narrow bridge, tint sercr«l cArritges and wngona'wero then croMing,-I saw ai' once that the safe paiwage.of tliifi bridge would be imposfible—tbat to attempt it would resaTt in inalaiil collision and a general smash-iip, and a sort of exit from the world,! confess I was not qnito ready for. "Rnshing on to death," nifty be very poetical, bat I bad rather net make it a double bare backed act. Ihcre was a steep bank at ftiy fiintl^ to firnke & ^uam atop, thero was nothing to do but go at it. . I ^ew we could neither go tlirongb nor over, ond if I conld •only get the horses' heads against it/there might be a shock, but it wotild not probably bo fatal—unless one of the mad animals should bo kind enough to breajc his neck. Pulling with all my .fO-rc,e_np.o^n eaclni I finally sue- with * «epbyn ^«tciog «11 pmdenl care to tack »boat if she is In daiig;er of making shipwreck of her heart on the rocks; bnt yonr hmnettehatftfaihion. if she faiis in ioye, it ¥with i jptanlre —all or nothing. Tlte Hre of low or any other passion, never bnmi dimly or tow in her heart. There is either» conflagration or not» spark—and we all know that the spark kindles the fire. And here, a word with yon, Mrs. Mamma. If sa interestiniE . f onng love. She may losZIr ia gradttallj, taking good cart not to wet h»^ Ciiapped Hand« Jc Face, bote nsOYKil!« tt Co'« C*IIHlo« ICB niTtt Gt.Tn*Bl7fl!j .CBnMrh«>)pi><1 hanil«, &»., imroedra and will k>-rp >tta«»kln no*t»nd tmo'i'h in tb« co'd>-iit oi-ather. 8uU hj drag.iUtt. frie« 23 ceut«. 8ei>t hv mBi) for 35 ct*. amliTd^ llKOKM»» & Co Chem!»t««»id nmiTiictt, H.Tf. made tlieir selections Dcconlingly." $aoo $G00 LET EVERY LOVER OF $1,000 REPUnUCAN IXSTITU- Consumption, Rheumatism, flcrofnla&G.. Hmozmax & Co's Osyvm MKnioiN-Ab Co» Lnri« Oil •I»«« pxnT«4, bv twent» ye»« rxperieuc«, «fce T«l»» '«h e rem«<rrlfiiz«j>, M wb l^ U/'BwmiMUftMe.i'JiW« StotCt. _ -«ti«nKtti and flMh to the anttott Wefnmti^, »«re from rraik Llwrs-. SuM n«»«!*« «»««Jly-IF 'napEHKTkOO. , OtaiM^in't DrtWip-t*, K»« To»lt. Elevated oven stovES-st« írári- ti«i«f«tt off,«ad«Im to»»Jut r«e«if«l A-iOCKiiBT Ji CO^S ONE BOND. Circular» forwarded and subsaiptions ceked by^ : JOHN W, eORLIES &CO.. and ; J. N. ^»"FT, Financial Agent of the! nepuHic of Mexico, 67 Broadw-ay, N. Y- r gabicrtptlcMH olsp, received by BanU« Bankers genenaiy throughout tUo United ct.---: ' Nov. 15.1865, . ^ I heard a confused noise of shouting, up the street, and saw a pair of runaway horses tearing over the pavement^ and rapidly coming in my direction. I had but just'timo to see that the driver was offhis «;at, and tliat ladies were inr side, pale and frigbtened, when my resolution was made. Now, there is but one way for a single individual to attempt to stop a runaway team with any chance of success. If you stand in front, you areTTin over, for a fright ened horse sees nothing, and if-you at tempt to seize the reins, you are inevitably thrown io the earth liko a shot and stunned if not killed, without ac-comiiTishing ypur purpose, pitching' my coat at my customer's head, I plant^ ed myself a little to the right of the near wheeler and sprang at his mane as he dashed past with the intention of vaulting on his back. I caught the mim«;-; btitf sW'ijcfe-standards df the harness. For a mo ceeiled in bringing their heads around ; but instead of stopping', they plunged upwards" until^^^êll~lT^mënitM5fonly a sort of dim shadowy consciousness of a crash as iM was being run over and trampled on by a drove of mustangs, each of which came at mo like a reversed battering ram and gave me a parting kick towards an abyss that I fell into, and,_whcre, instead of fulling, I floated slowly down into darkness and silence. _ Chapter 11 [. The ladies I had assisted were Mrs. Gildersoti and her daughter Ellen, They were of course terribly alarmed» but notât all injured, and their first thought was for my safety. Then the frightened animals and somewhat broken carriage were sent away to a livery stable, and a coach was obtained, into which I was carefully assisted,and with my fiead supported ' by Mrs. Gi^ derson, we were driven to her residence at Oakmount, about two miles distant from the Syracuse depot. I had hardly the ability to protest against this movement, even if I had desired to do so. The ladies Icrndly -8pared-4hoir thanks until I should be in a better condition to receive them; and after sending for their fiiiuily physician to follow them at once, devoted themselves to my comfort. If all my ror manee and powers of observation had not been pounded out of me,I suppose I should have noticcd that Oakmount was a cbíírmlñg placo—-that-tho porter's or rather the actual gardener's lodge was situated nearly half a mile from the house, and that ITie dri^ around the circular avenue was bordered by fine old forest forest trees and sweet-scented slirubs. I saw all these afterwards, however, and sufficiently admired the house upon its noble elevation—commanding a wide view of the adjacent country, and surrounded by the majestic old oaka that gave the place its name. By the gardncr's assistance I was put to bed, and on Pr. Jalap's arrival, I was carefully examined. No bones were reported broken, And probably there were no severe interna! injuries; but rest and quiet for a few days were proiiounced indispensable., I spare the reader any description of the ner-vjous fever I hadj or my convalescence I was most tenderly cared for by Mrs. Gllderson and her daughtcr^and no mother or sister could have been kinder. ^-— stranger saves yonc mariageahle daughter's life, don't let the aforesaid daughter dry-nurse him and boqnet him and poetize him, nnless yon wish to. adplpi him as a iton*in>law. Bnt I doubted whether Ellen did loot npon me with tender, eyes. She was kind, and yet, as cool as a sister—as nn* rjffled, and ye^, I thought, as distantly polite as the bird of paradise Tlielievcd her to bo. 00 verjr tiew spuod m mêwmamiôtm llf injared; Imt tht |nwwhw of m^ mUm WM ilightlj «praioed» I d«(«rm!ned to reach Mrs, OUdmon*« garJket*« lodge-^whm I was Mtt of At least * blMket àn4 tlio Mlkett 0Î thftt night, 10 far M thej ôonèeratd Mrs. Olldenwn't Tamily, wef» «o Strange that I h*ve persnadod her danghter to writé them down and permît them to be ineorporated in her owti Iwigqaig© inihif tfarattvo.. . , in a few days was seised with the After terrdays I was ablento-be- np nj^^isc^-^nd by the^fleenth4»f a^ to walk aronnd the grounds, and I preceived that there would jjoon be no ejccuse for remaining longer at Oakmound. Mrs. Gilderson informed me tbat since the death of her husband, two years before, she bad lived a very retired life, whicli bad become so irksome to herself and Ellen, that she bad placed, her property in the hands of an ogent for sale. On that very afternoon I was surprised to see a carriage drive up to the door contain-ining tho Widow-Gray. She at . once recognised and accosted me. _ "Oh ! Mr. Duncan," said flbn, calling me by name, "you had a terrible accident, but how fortunate you were in being the means, under Providence, of saving two such precious lives. Who can doubt that there is ' a beneficent Deity who watches over even the Bparronrs.^' And hero ..the Widow rolled up her eyes towaM the heavens in a manner tbat was intended ta be most devout. Then turning to Mrs. Gilderson, she continued— "Madam, I am informed by a real-estate" agent" in" Syracuse^" that^ou have been so overwhelmed by grief at the loss of yonr husband that you desire to remove from a scene tbat must constantly awakcm the most painful mpmorics, and that, in iact, you _have offered Oakmount for sale. It is a charming spot." ^ Mrs Gilderson replied that Oakr July was nnable to leave her room, which was on the opposite side of a wide hall. Wo had no one with ns but kind domestics—~kind nurses. Onr good physician, Dr. Jalap, had made his final call for the nig^. at sunset, and had left certain 'mi^icines to be taken by me every two honrs. I had passed the crisis of the fever, but was so weak as to be utterly unable to rise, and scarcely to move my hands. The night was dark and warm, and all the house waa clos&d» and, jss we supposed securely fastened. It was just after twelve o'clock, my nurse was doz ing in an arm chair at my side, while I. was hovering between dreamland and languid conciousness, when I waa suddenly aronsed by a click in the lock of my door. Why my nurse hiid locked and bolted it on that particular night is more than I know. It was usualiy left wide open, so that my mother and myself could speak to one another; but rumors of burglaries had recently been rife, and the nurse doubtless took these precantions- in conse« qiiiencd^......... llima^mM'lilii'ttío»of ikÊ^mi êtf mamtìmi^r^w^i^» mw Mis» (ù»tiáoofihe Uiilft porlör littlawBtr Ir^ WIlpt.giMiáÉAremainder of tho night Um ineideatt tMr moveatata). Xt wap fti aMMÍiof a thâvp fnstraiMiit eiÂfaf nlè woodoftho4oor. Bat UM 4èD» _ iwù ittâm ihiiâc a »^^aùçéàe^X pngmm wa» slow. Wîé wiM 'IP"^ ww^Äliftn, I watiMIteâ ««dwaitiiiát |ly^4imljfíil of night»jiiiip;-l _____of the angur bnratittf tìif^|[ir 'wood.. T^na ine taw -iwi»,^^^'^ doçed, but ihe robbers «videaflj, f «d that its harsh grathq^ «o«ÌÌ!'. awakea tlit . òeeià^tt et and it was wlthdrawa and Aé ««î^ •tt|»tit«ted, at the qaicW iaatwéeiít of 4hetwo. It were vàia tor hé . U CBum y» itinf eoncasoii'a irixunvc. Soon after Mr. Ihmean'a departnrel was taken i^denlj.ill of a fever,which increased in violence «attl I «at «om-pelled to have a nurse to watch by my bedside during all honrs of the day and ni^ht. My dear mother fllM this oflce .. ^ .- ^ .., . as long as^her strength T i* ring tlie next quarter aa hoar. Dìètv wat apparently no heffi edtai8g,"ft|»á I prayed for ir» rijgrer ptajèd Dé mount was for sale. "I am in exactly the same situation that yah are, my dear madam." said the widow Grey. I, too, bavo lost a most devoted husband (and hero the widow placed her handkerchief to. her eyes and sobbed audibly) Ho left me a large fortune aiid a lovely hoine, but that is no compensation for his loss. Although my own Rosedalc contains everything necessa^ to make othen happy, it can no longer be a home for mo; beside, the sea-air of Rosedale affected my throat unfavorably, and I have decided to remove into thw—in^ terior, hoping- to find some relief from my settled melancholy among new scenes and associations." (Here the widow again raised the white flag, and gave another sob.y Then turning to me she continued: "I think it was almost fortunate that I lost my tranks (and, by the way, they have not been found yet), for that circumstaftce may lead me to make this channing part How shall I describe the horrors that followed I I was instantly wide awake, and folly aware that the mysterious gang of robbers whose depredations had alarmed the entire region, had selected onr house and home as .the place for a dark night's work. It immediately flashed across my mind fore. The robbem' iatendon wm, é^ dent It wat to bore ont a, wood in the door Isrge ei^i^ loW "^^ produce a hand and then tìip bade ébè bolt whidt was under the lock. Ä hand was toon introdneed» aH tlkr fingers sought for the^oefe .llie lioíl was there, but ^little knob %ÙeÌl had'been attached to it, had bacK bM-ken oS long ago, and since I eaa fa-member, I had been ouoipcfiad to ^ introduce some f malt objeet {psminX^ a hairpin) to push the bolt badk ^ of its socket But I was no kag* able to Gontról myself. IfaUffé w serted its away over rtatoa, «id t uttered an involQkttaqr.,Aeream. Aera wu an instantli paaae at and tlicn loud demands thut lahqi^,! ' open ity «oder peaeltgr ot. immédiat • death. I don't know whether I have riaen from my bad to eossiitjr..: ) witbthcrnifaat'comaMDidSfbatldidaf)!^ and then they resorted to a mw Md:^» most fiendish method of aoooiai|^lthinf their ^purpose. It teeoa that. ^^^ moUie^s chamber had alceadj entered, îmdTen|cV~bdtmd^^ '-k that I had heard that their operations wercvi carried on with a degree of skill f^ftil lipparftnt knowledge of the premi VIM» ti«U)«ii je lémwllai cabinet UrgHUf, fortj- diCsMef atTfc^r «ütented to wtoecà and »ecnUr jBuak, forte» to MOO FIVTY - ONË GOLD ot, 8ILVÏB ItXPALS, or- otber fint prenniams ftWttded tliem. lUuitnted CAtalognu free. Address. it has taken me to describe the ment it was doubtful whether I should maintain nmy bold and procure a firm seat, or be thrown under ihe wheels; but I was soon up with the reins in myband^ but with very little over the horseis. They plunged madly ibiLward. and I was satis^tM my iest^hamje^s-to^keep thèm^ aiièad, and gradually soothe them àówn or tire them out. in less time I don't know that I have stated, what the reader has doubtless inferred, viz: that Mrs. Gilderson was a widow. Siie lived with her daughter entirely alone at Oakmount, and^no-male servants were kept in the house. The coachman slept over the stables at some distance—indeed, quite out of call; the gardener, as we have already meutioned, was near a half mile away, an^ the entire family consisted of Mrs, Gfderson, Ullen and the female domestics. I don't think I suffered much during that illness; indeed, I thought it rather pleasant than otherwise. Such real motljerlycafe on~the"parf^^r»^^ erson, and such delicate attention from her daughter were neither the medicine nor disease that men, and especially young men die of. It is not at all surprising that I first The flowprs she brought to my sickroom, and the hours in which she pfTd to mo from our favorite poets^ her charming ways' and sweet smile?, would have been dange'rons to a le^ impressive youth than myself. Ellen was not a sentimeuial blbhde, with bWe eyes and hair called ''flaxen" by fow^bynthl^ briineft^briglifj of,thè country my future jresidence. would Mrs. Gildcrsôh bé so kind aa'to permit me to sec the house?" "What shall I do about my trunks, Mr,^^Puncan^ returning to the city soon, and if so, w0uH~~;^u ses that indicated collusion with servants—and that when they had met with resistance, they did not hesitatff to add bloodshed, or even murder, to their crimes. I did not faint i^ith terror, nor was I paralized. I heard the clicking of the skeleton key as it was turned in the Wards of tlie lock, and finally heard the lock-boU itself fly back. Bat knew Uiere was another bolt beneath, wHch cottld uot be moved without cutting through the door itself. To say I was not frightened, terribly frightened, would be absurd. What my dear mother'» fato had been or might he was my first thonght listened intently* there was no aUrm or noise from her ro6m7~bdt the buri glart were still tampering lirith thiei fastehinp of my own door, I touched thehandof Mrs. Maiiham« my nuri« who was reclining in an a by a pistol held at ber head; bat Um burglars had not diaeovered ^ oo^ . ted treasure in ber room, apd MÙflil ' for it in mine, She waa aow; brot^gl^ into the hall, aóid I heard tho exclàim—■ , "Teli your daughter to opaa oofroTwewinTntt~yoa~WI^^ I remember makiag aa cffoci W^ìaftr-wben I heard the tharp qaick «ywd^^ ffir^àlms on tlie lana bflnw, a imk i-of fèet on tho atoirt-Hfc&d aai JToh« » —I mean Mr. Dancan—yo« kaow Ikmz rett better thaa I do. Tbis poiat in my atoiy takta mm back to the timo when I laacbaé lìmi gardener^t k>dgél I had M jM H^ rived tbero when Mta. llasaha* «w: Aylegag^ast the doot^ tHiÉilHl; haate, exelsìmiaf ata «obfeM at tifi l^se, for ^^mié -iHii. ¡mtL Wo ■ need "^••'HRwÌImW'"'«®!*». be F0 good as to consult with one of tho best lawyers, the very best, about the railroad cjmpany's responsibilityf They contained all the diamonds give-en me by my dear husband, beside a large sum in-bonds^ and United States securities that I don't wish to lose." I replied that I expected to leave almost immediately, for ChiQ|go, and should tbcTfefore be unable to comply -wJtbhet r^qlMyjand ^ I did leave, t was cordially invited to visit my new friends on' my re» turn, which I promised to do, and determined that I would then prosecute my suit with Ellen in, earnest .. ' CnArTi;nlVi-_ tlirco weeks, when, about mid-night on the fifteenth of July, I found m^lf approachihg Syracuse from I intended occupying my old quarters at the Globe Hotel, and going out to Oakmount at a reasonal^^ bour next m^ bed-side,~^and she instantly awoke I said to her. : '*Keop perfectly atill, aiv' bo^ word." Sho was a woman of gr^t or threo whispered aentanoea nade her completely aware of oar dangeioat position. An^ tiere the thought oo-curred to me, that ao inner closet that could be reached only through^ my own chamber, contained all one til-ver, jewelry and money, and that the burglars were at work as if they were aware of this fact. What »koul4 we do? We had no neighbors nearer than the gardener's lodge=-no fire-arms, the polite, atìd black-eyed illijswfc- 4. iPlptMfc qnickl" My Yevolvero« oontiant was in my pocketf HMr gacdaaw ed a forlhig-pieoe, yMk te krpt loaded, and forgettiaf My ed ankle, we ran for Ua Ikmm at Al top ofonrapeed. ' Aa w» appnaacM we Were more caatioaa» aad ap^iatho ahadoir pQiliO^ .^ aaw tba bavglanP aeatiael al Ûm^êâmè wo fayìrt^ilp^^ ftf«d «poa-aa mmyrniÌKk. blühet» «yék vìa vHm« even if wehad heed able loms Ihèai} andttnder tt^se circumstances an out cry for help would have been of little avail. Mrs. Marsliam went to the open window and looked out. It was perfectly dark, except when, occasional ia-^U'd betokened a coming . storm. If W« made a n«se, we shoaM only p^ipif tate the borglara' movimenta.: JBily might attempt to batter dowa the door, Jnst then a heavy paal^f thaa-der drowned alt otber aoaada^ aad h»> fore the echoes had diad awa^ Ukì: rashad per i^ofT;' I ^ifi^wmÊkfÊÊm of "^what fctlo'l'eÂç.r; ed in qaMk «weaiitow tapait WM WW, wkß^^^ bnrglttri lyiip mià^ the nrd^er ifitk «Tbij^» âÉC Qttd0ffi0|^ßBrn aad Ellea waa apptM^ they we«» atiMM^Il^l ll^lllilr^lwaa pGi^iMi lillia w^tchiae, M Mr INi. thaballaaee. . , Tha explmtiaa anA tin foregofail f^tìànf^ Wa leaftwd-'iilii'twiiTp Iti WMèwlIrsgr but sparlcling, audr full of mischief. Yímr real blonde,'by the way, never fáih m 'from Oakicòunt. Ai wejwci'é running morning; but fate willed í]t otherwise , ^ X"Msf>1accdNwitclrsent-tW^ —^ ... ~^8fcpping-apoa-4be -wwioV aîll, Mta »pmnr ^ »liâa thé tatf teatUáu ITòrtnBite^ <thb dIÉaacé «W tbcTlräckTsomethreemi before" we reached the City, aiid about a mile ;