Biddeford Union And Eastern Journal in Biddeford, Maine
8 Sep 1854

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Biddeford Union and Eastern Journal (Newspaper) - September 8, 1854, Biddeford, MaineThe �a3?�ftft journal. Louis 0. Cowan editor and proprietor. Ltd Deford Friday september. 8, 1854. Vol . 36. 1 u i my ii win the i ears 1 ton id nut , t wreathed my Imp m Muling and led my Little Brollier to Reet my lather s Rhoaten but i child not Call iter Mother. Bhe is a fair Youn creator with a Meek an i to role air with elite Eye al Loving and Silken Minny hair. I know my lather i Tiv tier the Low he bore another fish if she. Were an Augel 1 i could nut Call tier Mother. To night i heard her sinking a Spiik 1 led Iolo a when it in Wrvel notes were uttered by her who Init Olwe to pained in heart to hear it. And my tears i could nut Mother for every word was Holowed by the dear voice of my Mother. M. . In the suits hic of Happy Days to come Tay half lord i i the Shadow to. A borne my Uio Liei a picture from Ila accustomed place and set beside my lather s a younger fairer face Uliey be made her dear old chamber the boudoir of another Bui i will not forget i Bee my own my novel Mother. Agric 1 hi1kal Strong potatoes. The following result obtained by inv plan of storing May p Uve useful. 1. Twelve ? cd soul of Vouwie lifted of Olier 25th, 1853, stored with Lime the Lime being placed in Small bundle in the Middle of each sack. Tuber All preserved whereas some it the us pol tues stored without Lima were much affected. 2. Kit y bushels of statues dug up toward the end of october were pitted in three bushels of quicklime the latter being placed it the Bodoiu of the pit and covered Over with a thick foyer of ions on opening the pit it was found that the diseased tuber did not amount to More than two d sen. Tubers stored in the Ordinary Way in pits without Lime were Almot en-1 Lirely destroyed by disease. 3,4.5. Potat a a ored with and without Lime quite untouched by the disease. 6 hoots stored in a Large Chest Box with Lime and the latter Bein ? place in a Small clothes Banket and covered Over with Faggot. On owning th�1 Box the tubers were found quite healthy while Ariae thai had been kept in a Collar without Lime were much i eased. 7 Twenty bushels of the Tuv is were placed in u Large bin with three bushels of Lime the lat Ter forming a stratum it the Bottom and covered Over with a tikk layer of coarse Cieters at the end of three months the roots were Lound to Law quite sound while another lot which Hud been put into nuther bin without Ime were very much diseased. 8. Potatoes housed in cos. One Twu Large Lump of Lime being put into Euclid sack tubers quite dry and Ull pre served. J. Pota toes first dried by exposure on u gravel walk to the heat of the Sun and then stored away a Large boxes with Lime Ull healthy tubers housed in their natural audition be oame diseased. 1u. Potatoes housed with Lime till healthy. Ii. J Usu run. I several bushels of potatoes were pitted with Lite and when examined. It the expiration of several months were found to remain in tune hed by the disease Ilou pitted with out Lite became quite Rotten. 13. Two three Hundred bushels of were i tided into tour equal lot three of these were pitted with Lime the ugh a in the Ordinary a. In the first of the three lot stored with Lime the Lime was placed it the Bottom of tie pit with him proper precautions in the second it was thrown into a conic d in limb Centre of the cult and in the third and last it is placed on the Tup o the potatoes being a Iaru cd fru u the utter by a layer of Brushwood. A on examining the tubers it the end of due months to this correspondent " i am disc kissed to think was obtained by placing t Wmk Liq id manure diluted Stuie i dry wout iter a and stronger As the weather As Wetter. For the time of application . Fendley tells a i Urdene s Chiou icle of a. 21, 1852. For fruit the Pfann Lime lot using liquid manure a when the Fitilia beginning to swell Ami a Murk Lune express. Sowing grass seed in the pall. Eon Kimal a i believe much in Fuji elation May be amed by Fai Meis in in a gently inter Chan Ini thoughts and sex penance in Lel Tiou to the vacuous subjects a i a if 11.mi to their vocation 1 i use Cabin a few wot do in elation to the in quiries of \ our Corre of Ideal j. R p. Ill if last no. Of the Mikil regarding the Uii Down of land. Your Correi Jwj indent tale thai he cannot get Clover herds 10 catch when i a with Oats u cording to the time hour red custom i which 1 a ipod is sowing it Wanh the l Radii ill to hts wins. Farmers Aie Yenell by quite Milap to to adopt any new Man net of Eilo tiling the routine of their la Bora out the repealed Uil Tea in my own Case and that of my neighbors to it land u cach Well when seeded in the i Init induced me to question the Corie Etnes of the idea of Spring being the Best to sow brass Aeed a her losing a Tood Many Bushela of seed during the past five hit is by min Iii with Oats in the Piini i concluded fall that i to Natl try the Elm ziment of seeding six Acie in the fall and thou Ali the trial of any new Mode of Fai Jinny Lor one Eai Only is not to Erla Blish its correctness incorrectness yet the Success which attended the i Teri intent was most satisfactory fur i Cui tins Yeai my a Ivi i its bom the held thus retled i have not belie do Piug several years , Uhia ined so Yood Glass the first ear alter seeding Ami i attribute the Cau a Eui Ziely to the lad of needing in the fall. It i i Cecily Lead enable to i a 06e, thai seed Mizii in the Tail be indie Likely to do Well than it sown in the Spring. Be cause it is Well known that i its seed sell sown 01 deposited by Niass left standing almost us Way it catches mud grow better. Than sown in the Spiriti. The main reason Why it does not succeed alien sown with Oats in the Spring is because it cannot withstand the dry weather which we usual i by have Dot i Itie summer. Where it can i be sown Shiy Ealy a for in Aiice with Winter wheal ii Chance Lor Success a a Lieut i but even then i should prefer to seed in the Lull. When sown in the fall it should be sown in september Gefois the tall radius com Mence so that it May gel Bullick gently started to Wii staud the Winter. That which i sowed in the fall was sown on stubble without any dragging nor do i think it needs any in came up very thick and Nice. N. M. Caric Nukk. Ellington n. 1aug is 1854 Rural a Etc yorker. Advantages to be taken of the drouth we have not had so severe a drouth for Many years As during the past few weeks. 1 lie two past seasons May he called dry sea ions hut the drouth began earlier mid diminished the hav crop More than this be in to a us Ilie into was secured Belore this began. The Springs Are not so Low As i. Ii Ulm my n Liuni. Hut the surface of the ground is drier. We attribute this to the prevalence us High wind since the Lull of any ruin. To Corn and Potuto crop must suffer great diminution in consequence of this state of the weather mid feed tur cattle in getting very Short. Those who sowed Corn Lor Fod Der will receive Grea Benefit from it now. Thin excessive drouth is discouraging to the Farmer hut there Are nevertheless some jul Anta m to he Ukeus of it. It is a Capi Tal time to dig muck and to Druin Low ii his. The Farmers arc pretty generally doing thin in our Vicinity und there will be thousands of More us this article hauled to Ibe barnyard to Iii heretofore. in May now be made whereby hogs and muck Beds May in Pep tred to lie available even in wet sea sons because you can thus get command of the water. It is a Good time now to observe the effects of the different modes of ploughing and tilling. L k and see it Tomse Fields tha1 were Sulieti de hold out buy better than those which were not All other things such As and position being equal. To it and Nee if those Fields that were ploughed deeper than i hrs stand the drouth Uny he Ier than Thone ploughed Slid. . J. Johnston of it nov n y in the country gentleman of the 13th ult.,says my Lory acre held that i ploughed al Tei Harvest i very deep an a sowed with wheal Iru i 11th to 14th september lust with one ploughing did hot show As Well last fall and this Spring As Loiue a Lieut on other farms this won undoubtedly owing to the very deep ploughing but latterly doing tin whole drouth it grew luxuriantly while Uther Fields failed from drouth it did not a ear to suffer so much fur deep Ciati skring Arrow a e res Biondi it Sug Gest the gathering of apples now that the Price i labor is so High in a More ii i Titus manner than usual by spreading x thick Outing of Hay under the tree Una shaking them Down. Thin course would prove ruin Ous of a Large Nutter. In Fulling they would strike the lieu w of the tree and each other when Roach in the Hay. Too much care cannot tie observed in Gath Tori Winter fruit to keep it free Fruto even the slightest Hrumin. It inuit Dos pitied into Glrst second and third Chu aes. Having Juss one us near inflection us a Iole the seller would find it greater profit than he quasi blk can he mixing the different qualities. Poor apples not Only injure the Jpio in their appearance hut a Udo affect Mieir soundness and Les sen the Price of the whole. Properly sorted the imperfect and in soul fruit May lie disposed of Early and he Best reserved until prices have Cudvat iced. E. Banner. Fau. Planting this sounds i Tauge probably but u has been it appears successfully practice in respect to a lathes. A gentleman writes in the .1/mne Par Mari left it All some potatoes in the ground in july they were More than As big again a my others. He strongly re Coin mends o All Fanner to Plant some in the fall and try the Experiment. I have a ten oui thai others raised he says by planting in the fall and they were excellent better potato than he Ever saw very Large sound and handsome. Me recommends 10 plow a Furrow drop in the potato whole cover it with Strong manure and then covet the whole care Jolly with Rich Earth. By so doing you May have handsome Large and Early potatoes. It this be no it must be a Ureal improvement in the raiding of this valuable to Cuenl toot. To Natl it not be Well for 1 Farmers to Giro in a thorough uial Dover go Allt. To a Trot Konadu this the is easily subdued if they car. Be ploughed. Plow in the fall mid sow to wheat und Stock d in heavy with larg red Clover and twinn thy. In the Spring As soon us the ground is dry Tho Cluver is two inches High sow 1 Ilas eras much As you plea eur in one half ill four bushels per acre. Get your wheat Oft As Early As pos Ihle let Tho Clover grow us late in the fall is it is convenient then f let n to in c but calves yearlings on to it nor let i he led More than just to keep the mice from nesting in it. Tho be Ter Vou can make Tho Clever grow the More fatal to Iho Thistle Oerum tout tilt Grynyk. ? 1 1 Miscellaneo is. The old Man s lesson. A Temperance pit etch. 11 Malcolm. I Woi Imu i go nut to Niht. Come. His with me thin not f/1i.i to nine . prom f ised to meet mime Frienda this evening and i ilium keep my word. 1 will be at Home in Good m Oman " " i had Hoed thai i should have your company this evening. Come Why can t you see if i cannot make you As Happy a tin t e companions whom you Are to meet jut this once Malcolm of this once " in of no al if. 1 am going out. What crying now what Ilie use of thai Cun l a Lellow up Oul mice in a while with out leaving a crying wife i can t help it Malcolm. Hut Here i � me be Hue Yuu thus to poke Malcolm Warren Ami his Young Wile. Malcolm was h Young Man i Wendy even years of Aye Ami a Carpenter by Trade. Ili Wile was one of the sweeter d is positioned girl in the town Ami she made one of the Best of wives. She loved her husband with the whole Energy of her Puio soul and she knew that she was be love in return. Ami yet there was a Cloud upon her heart. Iler two children a boy and girl Ollen saw her shed when they Weic alone with her in her snug Little it tiny loom Ami the boy was old enough to a a what made his Molliei cry but she dared not Tell him. Warren owned the Little cottage in which he lived and he had paid fur it out of his own Haid earning while Alice had borne her Alianie of the Burden by Pur chasing All the Luis Liture. Malcolm was Stout and healthy Ami a excellent work Man and he had never yet seen the hour when he needed to Lay Idle Lor the want of work. A better hearted youth lived not in the town Ami when he look the gentle Alice for his wife their was Many a fir Maiden Whoso Boom Yave place to u kindly Wist Ful envy they would not have robbed Alice of her prize but they Only hoped that their own lots Idi lit be a fortunate. Why then should a Cloud come upon that House Why should Alice weep 1 a for the Tinmu j reason thai thousands of our fairest Daugh ters weep. For the same reason that tear uie Ever crying out their silent appeals fur mercy tears that run Ami run until they make a blood that fairly shrieks As it Rolls Usu your land. Malcolm Warren had a highly social nature his society was piled by All who could secure it and lie had been Indus tiny in the false smiles of the wine cup. For the last year he had been allowing his an Petite to Yain strength. At Ilist it was Oul an 14 occasional Glass then it was " a Laws so once in a while and then " one two glasses a but lately he Hail one so far As 10 spend his earnings away hum Home and Foi nearly two upon is al lie Hail a Lieut All his Money with his 1 Jovial companions. Aliue saw ail the and lie knew full Well where it would end if it Wai nut stopped. She knew her husband nature and he knew How surely Howu 1 tailing. She had whispered to him her Leais Ami he had tried to laugh Thain Ute As ullo whim. Sim had played to him to Stop the ital career while he yet Hail strength out he had been offended because she should think that he would Ever become a drunk Ard. So Alice was a frail to speak All her 1 lean. Yei she saw with a Clear Eye All that was coining. She saw the Biurad Luad upon which her Deai beloved was travelling and her heart was Uehlin. She knew that even now want was staring them in the lace it autumn and Idle had asked Malco Lui fur Money to buy warmer clothing Lor herself mud children and he had june to give her. Only a Day before he had brought Hume a Small bucket of hour in Stead of sending Home a barrel As he used to do he earned Money and where was it 1 alas poor Alice knew too Well. And then mime limes Alice lurked up in Mai Toliu s face and Sho saw that its Manly Beauty a being slowly but surely eaten away. The Large Blue eyes w Eie grit Wing dim a levied and blood shot the once fail Cheeks were becoming swollen and bloated and ii e liw looked try mud crackled. No Kumler she Knelt Down by her bedside and wept. I was now saturday evening and Mai Coin was going out. He was to meet some of his friends and Alice knew he was to meet them at the tavern Fie had worked Only Toniee Day during the past week and he had the pay Lor those three de Llor Wile however Kianez tier no at he used to to but kind Hei merely because had asked him to and Alice sat Down and wept. She could not help ii. Her Darling boy crept to her ride and placed Hia Adina around her bended Ueoka. He a Kud no qua twin but to a ked her nut to cry. In Little mind hoc Mcd to have Toiuo idea of the coming of a calamity. It must have been vague but it waa Clear enough i to prevent Linn lure tag upon Hia Mother. inure be asked her not to cry mid Theu Hui own Little heart burst and the Mother and child wept together. Thia in another top in the poor wife Cap of Stlla Tiomi. Of How palpable now Nuat be her Huband a curiae when even the Prat Iti Tii child knew the danger but Ahe could Only can p Hei boy Niobe tightly to iter auit Kii by Mun and Pray fervently. And die 1 Isle boy when Hia Mother bad dime play log said 44 it a Clear cd i evening Ami As Mai j Culm a Iron Alep Ped out into the Street he seemed to shake himself a though he would shake of the influence of the dear place be a it Vujs. But he would nut wholly do it. He could not drive Freni Hia mind the tearful countenance of Hia fond an l faithful wife nor he forget the look of ear Neal simple a Ruiah that he had noticed upon the la e of the child. Yet to tried to Rutish the thoughts that were thua springing into Lily. Tooh " he said As the image of his if forced upon him. " it s Only a Little ton and frolic. Whose business is ill got out with your non Ami thus speaking the Youns husband and father cloned his hands As though he would hold on Uhi i the Leeling he had tied to express and then he Hameed on. At Levi Ili lie reached the tavern mid Here lie found his companion. The launch and the joke commenced and Ere to ii Malcolm forgot All Alx iut his Home. To Bat in the a Urboin and the slurp wit made food for much merriment. " who says there danger in the bowl ? " cried n Young Man As be raised the Glass to Liia lips. It s the Raven s Troik said another of hit companions. Here s confusion to the idea 41 Good " exclaimed is Colin Warren Kii Siny his lass " Poi Siou in the bowl ? nonsense look at old Uncle alas of la n in his hand. His name was Adam Stamford Ami almost ninety years had eed Over his frosty head. His form was Bent and his limbs trembled but sell he lived and Iii mind was yet Clear. He heard the remark which the Young Carpenter had made an Havicu Bat Down in untouched liquor he turned and gazed upon i lie Youl Hull speaker. He knew Malcolm Warren Well. Malcolm he said come with me. Conto alone Foi alone 1 would Spek with you. to Liege wan something deep and meaning in the old Man s Lone mid items. Arriving at the irate he Pao cd in. A Malcolm hesitated to enter the old Man Taid come follow to " Malcolm went and 0011 stood within tin Village churchyard and i White haired Iju Itle the Nexton who for More than sixty Peats had made Tho cold Bod for children if mortality. The Pale Moon shed in beams upon the place and the air sighed mournfully among the weeping Willows hat grew by the hedge. The gravestones blood no like spectres above he Laded grass ind bore Ami Thero arose a while Mouru intent like some More powerful spirit who matched the sauce july of the place. 14 Malcolm Warren spoke the old Man. In a voice so deep that it seemed almost to me from one of the neighbouring Graves. Not lung since you pointed me As an example of How Long a Man might live who United upon the wine cup. You pointed o me is one who had outlived All my com la inns and yet a one who and always Piaf fed the intoxication bowl. I Urh Aenyou i he truly but you did Noi speak the whole truth for the whole truth you did 1101 Tuow Ami now i hate i of you Here of fun in that truth in your ear Malcolm gazed up into the old Man Ace Ami As he Taw How solemn was the expression that Reite oxi Cating cup and to though not then of to dangers we were Coin Ting. Years based on and i saw those Twenty men Dink Iilo Tho arms of death and i buried them do Here. Malcolm Warren they All so top in drunkard s zits one after another i Law them fall and at length i was left All done of the party who were wont to Assem Jle around the bar room fire " a deep groan escaped Tho Young Manv in. And a shudder ran through his Frame. All Gonev he uttered. Yes All he Ohl Man returned. " rut that is not Liaf Malcolm. There were wives and i Ildren that died and they too. Lie 1 buived broken Uaita Heie 0, How Well t remember the blight eyed laughter Oving girl who used to play with us Whit i we were buys and How Well can i re number when i saw them Sta Diug at the altar Aud when they turned away from he holy place they were blushing Happy brides. Hut a Tew Short years Aud 1 began u gather Thein into Tho Rohlof death. They j tank Down with broken hearts Aud crushed dopes some of them lived to be Gitiya j leaded but their Grey hairs went Down in Lirow to the grave see that grave there the one w Ith dark Grey Stone. He who deeps beneath that Mound was once the happiest youth in the whole Village. He was a Carp Titei by Trade and he built the Riouse in which you were born. He used to laugh and nog Over the wine cup and he thought not then of Harry. I ouch head his Young Wile beg of him to remain at Home i h her but he Rel until a Boon she told him she was cold and hungry Aud that Hei children needed clothing but he heeded her not. A few Hort years Afler Ward Hal Wile Rienus Hume unit Nemeti it her children both died of void and Hun Ger. The husband and father 1 found one old night by Ilie Roadside and he a dead these Are their Isavei Lor i buried them All together. Too ran him the wife s grave next beyond the Mey Stone of the husband and the two Lingo Travus Usu Theio lie Ibe Frozen boy and girl " the old Marl Drew his sleeve across his byes to wipe away the tears Aid while he raid to Malcolm bowed his had uni groaned heavily. Al length the Sexton joke again u Malcolm he said " there was once a full regiment of Stout Hardy soldiers Fol Lowed Napoleon Bonaparte into Russia there were Many Oiher re irm of went al no but of this one in Paitie Olar have i read. Of Hal whole company of Meh Only one solitary individual lived to return to the land o his birth. All he re to Dietl on the Way. They were starved and Frozen and they dropped by the Way Ide. Now Hopp Osc some though Les youth should Point to that single individual Soldier and say that afraid the Elm al snows of Russia their was no danger became tout Man had passed them All and still lived Lile that single Flag ment of a regiment do i stand Here a living Man Tho youth gazed up into Tho fare of the aged speaker and new Moi Iona were working upon his features. Come Malcolm i would show Yon 0110 More spot before we go. The old Man leaned upon i staff and moved lowly on among the Graves and did the youth follow. At length they stopped by a i Poi where two Graves Lay Nide by Side. The slabs were of Marble n us listened in Llie Mooll he. Malcolm so Okte the Sexton in a deep hoarse Fiji . " i remember Well when i made to be i my Graven. There was i 0 por Row to fill the Beds which Here i made for they who Leep Here died amid the Sweet breathing of peace and Honor. They wore Good virtuous people Ami when they Weie gone our townsmen mourned for our Village had lost two of Ila moot Noble spirits. 0, t love to come and stand Over these craves for i know that god smiles upon them there is no Tail no Dishonour Here. Malcolm do you know who it in the a two grave1 the youth did not answer nor did he raise his head but with one deep wild he Sank Down and there a Lay a Robe both the Graves weeping and sobbing like a child. His a Iii a and Moti Iea slept there for a while the old Man gazed tearfully upon the scene and then to took the youth by the a in Ami roused hint up. Come Malcolm Hexhi spied we will no now. I can allow you no More. The youth Folio wed his guide out from the churchyard and after the Gate was closed they passed on to the Pliest. Here Adain Siam nid slopped. Now Malcolm he said you can return to your companions at the tavern but lot me play you never in to my name again us you dial to night. When you again hink of poor old Adam Stamford think Only of what he Lias told Yon in the Church Yaul think of what he he seen Ami of what he has suffered and of that you May in Welcome speak.1 the old Man turned partly away when Malcolm sprang Forward and caught him i by Iii firm. 44 Uncle Adam lie uttered in choked Anil bin Ken accents of forgive to for what i have Aid and what i have done. I i cannot Tell you All now. I cannot speak but i Diall go to the tavern no More. 0, god bless you god bless you " the clock struck nine and Alice War Ion folded the Bandit of her Little boy to Gether and bade him say his prayers. Her youngest child the irl wan asleep in the Cradle. The first words of the prayer Weie uttered our father who in heaven when there came the sound of footsteps upon he Plank walk in the Little front Gar Den. " it s papa said the boy letting his Bandit Lull upon his Molher it knee., and bending i ear to listen. 13ut the Mother dared not speak at length Tho door was opened and the Hub set in lied. Alice cart her eyes Rem Hlin uly up Ami she saw Tho big teams that were rolling Down the checks of her be loved. Instinctively she sprung Forward and clasped her arms about tier husband s neck. Malcolm Malcolm she cried. What has happened ? Tell me of Tell me mitc film Warren Hank into n chair and in he did so to Drew his wife Down into his Lap. Alice0, Alice he uttered sobbing and weeping a he spoke. " can you for give me for All thai i past 7" the gentle wife Wax bewildered at first nay almost frightened for the speech of her Hurt baud a so wild and incoherent that she feared that his brain was mined. Bui Ere Long he Spok again and As he spoke he kissed her. Lie was More Calm and his voice was More Low. He told her where he had been and he Soke of the ice Ilion he had made. He did not Tell of any trial he was going to make but he told of the Iron will that entered his soul. The night of hit temptation had a aed and the Duy of salvation had dawned. A few moments Moie and the husband and wife were upon their Knees. They tried to Pray aloud but they could not their emotions wore Loo deep for utterance too wild and tin ill ing for speech a moment they snuggled Luiere and then they Enlo Deil each other heart to heart and wept in silence. The Little boy crept to the spot and threw hit tiny arms around the neck of bin parents fur even his Young Toul had caught the Spain of new life thai had been breathed into existence within i ii Pic. On the next morning Malcolm Warren tone a Butler and u happier Man. He a Calm now and he told Alice All thai i Natl transpired the night before mid when it was All Tom they played As redeemed soul alone ran play. Day. Week. And month pawed away and Malcolm Wanen became once Moie the handsome youth that had been loved and cherished by Hon a Fri Emu in times Cone by. The Flower of affection bloomed Nain about flu Hearthstone and the Angel of Pence arid Joy made a hone be Neath i roof. People wondered when they noticed hat old darn Stamford went no More to the tavern but the Mory of that night ii Lei won in the Village Chui hyoid soon became generally known and other men look it to their heart. And piloted by it. It wan a Good seed sown in a Fertile pot and the fruit in abundant.1 the Rood old Nastou never Nave his example again on the Ide of moral Inin but to the lat Day of i life he glorified in the Reform to had helped to the last hours of i life were cheered by knowing dial ome of the Happie to families in the Village pleated him Lor the Joy that had dawned upon them. Flag of our . Sino Ulak Occi a Rance. The following is from Ilia Centreville a time under Ilia obituary head in to Lay a paper will to found the dentil of . In eur Hesse. On the Day of his death . Be him engaged in feeding Itala and toward evening waa startled by a voice apparently it his Elbow saying you May sow but you Hall not he looked a Uund and Seei uhf no one continued list Woik of feeding. Attributing it of he afterwards Mitt to his imagination. At every step however the warning was repeated and at Luat unable to Bear if be proceeded Home to Hia wife. He waa persuaded by her that it a Only imagination tid Nat complaining of any Uno snal Jimmy position. She induced him to Reinin to the Field. There however the same solemn warning voice attended him at every step. " Yon May Aow but you Ahall not reap " and in a slate of extreme agitation he train quit work and went Home. He took an Early supper was a Horthy after attacked by a swelling i the Throat and before aun Lac Tho next morning to waa a anger Bride from Tiik my. a late tilt Kichtan. 1 it was evening tha evening of it aum Mer Sib hath. Jibe Sweet hush of nature unbroken by a Tingle sound of buy life i harmonized but too with the of t illness which pervaded to chum i it whither my footstep were Bent. In was tie ground flour of n residence in the outskirts us the ullage of 0 its oct j windows overlooked a Garden where taste and Beauty reigned supreme a second a Jshii we Nib extended with a scarce perceptible do1 locution to the very margin us a Stream where it was bounded by a White picked a hedge Low trimmed shrubbery Over which the Eye the flashing Waters a they , glowing in tha Crimson radiance of the Unet. I in ered die House und Siep de lightly along u carpeted passage topped softly at the door of the t Buu Iber of sickness Aye us a tub. To 7 1 y Welcome doctor,1, said the Silvery voice of a lady who sat by a Low Couch partially Hun 4 with Wiit drapery. " Wel come the dear sufferer is now in a quiet slumber hut must presently awake und one of her first in Quirica Wilt a fur Yuu. " How i nor Sweet Lucy now " " she Lias been quiet und apparently Coin of notable All Day. It is her Sabouth doctor us Well us Tho worshippers who go up to the earthly you arts of Zion. Of " she added while the sunlight of j irradiated her Fea Turest Ile White Lon vigils bed Ide of her Sweet Lucy of How full is Tho scene of mortal life and suffering of earthly bitterness of expiring Hope " " yom dear Friend i replied your cup in life is indeed Sweet ecu from on High. I have seen death to Day Clail in Tho rubes of terror lie took from my hopeless care n victim us unprepared even alter a Lon und faithful warning and Tho reconciliation of the sad struggle the terrible anguish vanquished the fierce Triumph of the conquer unit the piercing Wail of exhausted n i Ture haunt my memory still und even in this earthly Puri Timise 1 cannot Furget and is poor Edurda g no at last to his dread account of How be Uriel and Tho gentle lady covered her face und wept. Some time elapsed. 1 lingered at the Couch of Lucy till t to should awake und to King from Tho found u Small though ele Gant copy of the Bible i opened the Silver clasp and my Evo caught the simple inner in j Tion of the Fly Leal " to my Lucy a parting gift of Clarence " i had designed to of Luiu ,.r,t i sit Mimi Orfit u in fur the time engrossed. I had known Lucy May from her infancy and she was scarcely Lens Der to me than my own daughter. Indeed they had grown up together like twin Blos Sioui and were together album to every hour of the Duy. Sev Enteen Summers they both Hud numbered though Lucy was Somo months older no brother ister Hud either of them and hence the into Unity of Mutual lore. Their thoughts their a elections Cru Ull in Coin Mon. They culled other Aister and their Intercourse honoured Tho enduring nuino., and Clarence Tho giver of the Little vol in ill la Lwi w in lit i Urvi iou Hamilton hum the Aon of my beat earthly Friend and u nobler youth in All the lofty faculties und endowments of Tho Hoart and intellect never rejoiced in the vigor of lilo and Early manhood l o him Hud Lucy been betrothed for More than a \ ear and he was now ulment Fiorin the Village though we trusted thai when ouch Sun arose thai its netting would bring him Hack in answer to our Cut Imus summons. Spec fully Hud Hope und expectation grown within our hearts on that evening Yei not u Ord Hud been so she raised her head and observing the Ope volume in my hand she said in an assumed tone of cheerfulness " i Trust Claronce will come Home this evening. It is now " Clarence quid the tweet patient opening her Durk eyes und looking eagerly around. Her Eyu rested on her Mother and i Wholf and with a alight quiver und u sad smile " she said he is not no my Dailing he bus not yet Coile but there is More than an hour to Tho close of the Day and then " lion Grant to May come said the Mideu and Alio added with Energy Uit 1 0 Ilia holy will. Of doctor my kind dear Friend your Lucy is wearing away fast is to not t and then observing my emotion which 1 attempted Couce she Sai 0. Cowan. More and though Hie heart was Henry Hope kindled a Bright Entile in hit Manly face m he entered the utile parlor where he had pent to Many hour in of Quisito Hap Pincka. Lie had alighted from Tho stage Juat before it entered the Village and proceeded at Anca to the residence of Lucy. A mrs my entered the mom Tho smile on her Liam lath a fur her Pale face told a end Tula to his heart. " Cherence dear Clarence you Havo the Welcome of fond " How is Lucy ? Why a your of ice deadly Pule of aay Ahe a not ill. Tell ram und a thought of misery entered hta heart " Ahe a us my god int a Lior in heaven Tiv Agthen Uio Ahoua by t .i1 Nav. Nay Clarene Tho Mother soothingly " Lucy him and we Mutt Hope Lor the beat but lie not ular ined if you Ace liar Fuco even paler than my own. Are you Jle to hour the now t " there we hut Little Consolation to it fears in the reply of mra. May. Lucy Una living hot there was an anguish in the sex creation Hope the head and he said Urrie ily " of take me to her it once now and he pressed Hia hand on his throb bin / How and then sinking on his Oncea while mrs. May Knelt lie aide him he Cuirca Tod god in u voice choked with emotion for Stren a to l ear the trial to kias the Rod of i receive the bitter with the Sweet and prayed that Trio cup might ran from hi/11,"ten a did his master in the a 4 his incarnation and anguish. He imm and in a Calmer voice said 1 can Seo Hor now at this moment i joined them with Lucy a Earnest request that Clarance Cli Ould Coile to her it once. We entered the Ohai uber just As Ell a had partially opened a Blind Ulm the lat rays of sunlight streamed fairly Thiu ugh in Tho room and Tell fur a moment on Tho White Cheek of Lucy rendering its Hue still More a Iowa. Alas Clarance. As his Earnest eyes met those of his betrothed her whom he had left in Tho very hush of Erfe Cirod of Butk Ful loveliness now How changed 1 bin heart Sank within Hui and with a wild m b of anguish to clasped her Pale thin in Gers and kissed her colourless lips Kneel ing All Tho while by the Side of her Couch. Cd Franco. My own Clarance s id the Sweet girl with an Effort to Rise which she i Grace to l e. this trouble aright and turning to , i Ray for a doctor of Pray that to May have strength to meet Liia hour like c Liria Liana. When thu voice of .Iyer ceased All feel Inga were Cahue but i drome 1 it us via Bio to leave Trio dear patient to Brief Repozo and Ellen alone remaining we retired to the parlor where Clarence Learned from a Moiel her illness of her Truo condition for i dared not to delude him with Fala Siopes. Doctor said to with via Bla anguish " is there no Hope " not of recovery i tear though Alio May linger Tome time with a and to better than Alio Iii " then god a will to done said the Young Inan while u holy Confidence lighted up Hia face now scarce by less Pale Thuu thai of hit betrothed Lucy. Day after Day the dear girl lingered Anil Many a eel hours of Convene did Clarence and Lucy Puaa together once even Alio we permitted to aped a Lew Momenta in the Ortic of the House and As Crenco sup ported her and Law a tint of health Over spread her Cheek Hope grew Strong in Hia heart hut Lucy doubled not thut Ehe should die speedily and happily Livia conviction Hud reached her heart Ere Clu Ranoa came to that the agony of her grief in Prospect of a partion from him had yielded to Livia Bli awful anticipation of heaven that Rio rums clique where Aho would Ere Long meat those from whence it a a m More than death to part " dear Lucy said Clarence at they blood Gasing on Tho a Minur Flo Vera " you ure letter my love. May not our heavenly father yet apart you to me to your Loo Thor to co Seii Ellen Ood to Happi it m " a Clarence do not sea of dim. It will Only end in Dee a bitterness. 1 taunt go und Clarence Jroud nut nut mourn wet a i Exchange even this Bright world fur the parading of immortality Clarence Coull not answer he pics add her hand and Drew her close to by throb Bing heart and Ahe Reauis a pointing to � Bright Cluster of Iii Erneth " see there Clarence a of the life and and the Joys to which i am hastening Terr to n three weeks had pasted. It a again the evening of the Sabbath i stood by the a ouch of Lucy May. Her Mother and elite at on either aide and Clarence Hamilton supported on a Pillow in hit arms the head of the fair girl. Disease Hud taken the Citadel end we Awu Tod its surrender to death. The Man of god her pastor from child Hood now entered the Pooai and Lucy greeted him affectionately and be said " is it Well with thy soul v she answered in a Clear and sweetly confiding tone Tif Oice -. " it a Well blessed Kede ewer Thoa my Only Clarence now Benl his head Cloae to the head of Lucy and whispered in her ear but in distinctly that we All heard Lucy since thou May not be mine a life be mine in death let me follow you Lothe Grare u my wedded wife and i shall Haw the blow Fol Consolation of Aniio Pahng a re in the Eyo of Tho doing girl lighted up with a Quick and Sodden Joy As Alio amid Egiy aus Liuti. It u Well Clare no i would Fain hear thy name before i die 1" we were Mai tied at this strange request and answer but no heart lip ventured to oppose it. Lucy Theu said u Mother dear Mother deny Roe not Iny last request will you and Ellen dress me in my bridal Robe i will Wear it is sir Tomb Clarence also Besought lira a to Grant this web and let him win a Bride and Mother and she answered As you and Lucy will but it will be

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