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VOL. 2 NO -W.
BLOOMSBUBG, PA., FRIDAY, DEC. 4. 1868.
PRICE FIVK UKNTS.
STOVK8 AND TiNWAltK.
ru llMKi., te 'lef In -loves A Unir-ue, Mnln
jilt.! lllllVe 1-Ulll t llOllle. Vl-llM
i M lirl'KUr. ntnii mul tlti'vnre, Unpen
, ,ioU, Mnln !.. '.iil ot MnrKrt. w-tit)
CLOiiUNU, AC. '
it I OU I NIUOIKI. inwelmnl tailor, Mnln ,1.. 1
). i mH .il-ovo Atnelleiili linnse, U-llll
J ,1 N . wInilwnlnlnUi-1nlt iletib
,-ti.-.: llurtmiiii's tjiikKlliix littti
imuua, chkmioals, ac.
v invf-ll il rii inrls cluiI nrtolbtrnrv. V.
li.rhiinur I'Inelt Mnltl l. vl-llll
it t tfi" .tniimut nml nnollierarv. lluw-il
I. l,i..i Mnln Kt.. u-r.it nMtnrket. vt-u H
CLOCKS, WATCHES, AC.
inl'IS pi.ttMlAUH, wmen lino in- t. ,o,ov,-..
I.. eniiibi':i-.t earner Mnlniitul trnntH.vl-iill
it ' xAVAflR. ile.ilir 111 eloet(. wnteliw iiml
I 1. 1 ire. Main nt.. Jtlst below AtnerUnn
'VTlleAJlT, winch uml eln
,. ! M till.
It milker. MnrlrM
BOOTH AND SlIOKS.
i .I.UVM l,nt not ftliootonker.Mltlll .tl-CI-t
t'o Court lln-ise. vl-ui'I
i, 'i otif.ietiirrrlin'lilenleTlliliiKil'i
M t'i. h(.( oiMin"il( rnlmotml plimcli
M nl ninnulii'-inrf'r unit ibaler In
1 1 i , , . i, ermeries ele., llnnt ntontn-;-
I 1-11 1.1
'i l, b, 'M niid Kboettiul'ei-. Main .!.,
l' ' JUJl'. - 1 tVL, Wi'-t ttf Mftltt'-thlri'i l.
T I. VANs. 1. mo, i'ii .unt pliyfilclunroitt'i
,J - i Mill it,, hi'low Sfnikei. l-till
i .1' ,;iniii Kiiui'imiU'iiiM.ii'i-ilu'tiriii'i
I i" ui'iout imIii, Mnln itt., iifnrly 'MMi'iilU;
I n.iU'Ii'-rrll. vl.nK
i II M Kri.VY, M. 11. Miritpnll Hli'l liliynvliin
,1 in ' n Mnln i-U, Iji'Iiiw ilirliiil. vl-nH
T I . Ill nT.lt
,) Un"l:et l., ' -iv
l. urgi-nti mul
IV I' (
, surgeon ili'iill'ii
v 1 -1 1 1
II HDUIMnN, MI'Tii' v-iit-li iw, UllMu llurl
, iii-iii's liiilMHia, MnliiHIni-t. v.'-ii'-H
MlLLINKitY A FANCY HOODS.
MjHS .7MU IIAltKI.KY
MiDdlim. Mnlii "I.
! IS.S A, 1). Wiaill, fancy nol, notions, liiii.i
,51 .IntlolKir, Imrlll hlilo MnlliblH'i'l bi'liiw M.ir.
l'lirl'UlMAN, inlllliiury iiml f.moyyi
jvi.ltl KpNrni.ll rlltirt'tl, Millll 1-1
llt-. .H I.IA
A. A HAlin HAUKI.i:V, Il'llc
l'liillll4llllil ilf'S IHltUTII 1. BlHllllUrtl t'lllll' r
M.U'i mul wi-sl l. vi -nil
iii'iiittcirsov. milllnirr mi l r.inp.v
kmIh Mulnit.,iipin'lt(i Conll ITciuhi-, I.llll
".llts. M, 11. I I'KMAN, llllllllHT, Mnlii l.,b. im
M IliirlnmirwiiliiU', wtnliif Mitl;'l M. M.I-'
WllV MISisl-S II.MIMA.V inllllniTy ml fnnfy
1 iciiu-ih, lll"li hlu c ljun lnln-fAllli-Tlriul
IIU1I.1.S AND SALOONS.
mil l rtilllii: HitlitKti, Ariil'll
i iloitst'. Ah
VI-li I i
ll'U MH.Il .V JAOMty, Olir'ftltn1V , Itilktft.V,
, i Kii r k tltntn, v liole-iiile ami ri'ttilhl.x
..IOikI 'jl'K'k, Mil. II Ht. V)-H
llT-lii' II, . liCI t , U'- tlllll lLlHll, Main hi., .(list
'I'I'I . iiv Kodiw A. ( I ilk, Main
II I llMt. l-Ill'
i I. I; .loilN
4 ui it H In
. MAtMil K, OHHt flUl of
1 M.I III !
1) -Til!M It, r-'.iTslmii nt suloon.Muiu bt.
1. ui 'Vi .". n liMiiv. . vl-m t
Imient H.tlMin. Tv-vi-nn
) iiliK'lttii.utlixt.ItiMnlnit. l-iicl
M K1U 'II AN PS AX1) (SllOimilS.
vt !" Htc Main
V 1 -1 1 il
I' MI1.I.KU, il.'aN'i In itry k'mkIh, fjincir'tP,
-in 1 1 - v. m-, Unui, fait, btii't h, uutluns ilc
i ' . i ll . I:, Mf lliMreel,. J-lit I
NI.U. A ( u, iNaltrh la ttiy mmI,
li n'-i fni n'.'t tiIti mul Kurt tit t,'s ln U
' M'iH i li, ii its 1 1 tul cnjrt, lM)t- u ml rliotot.
' i si,. iIim. t'miii lliiiiyi, l-nH
.joiIs iitnl notion, mulliwi M
l ' I L oil hi, vl-nli
i , an iiJh, miKtM'lOS. C'tP.. tlrth'
uii and hull bU.. ltHS
iv' .iHiiusiiofhluic. Ixiol.t i'iul
i I'li'Wfct ('i)iiiii' Murliut uud
: r-Mi'rf, con ration erle. MUi
iii-ril mk1: nf liifi cliti it
iitir of .Muin nUt tit nml
, Main st., ie!mvlim vl-ni.t
, rjiu urtrH .t t'roi-iuiis, bhuUi
i!n nnt Iron titiuel. I-nll
. 11 l: hanhinie, outlto .
in w I ion.
A K.'f ili
".tU i In eliol ii ifitoiu, J 'mt.t
i.. In li uii i rrlth. 1 1 1 n Main
i ix-iuf, Int.!
I tYl H, liiinviithtintlKOit
Main .i ntnif Wi t.
.1 int'el nmtiM
'I I1--- ill immI( tU'H'Crlt'M, lJtH,
. Kit-ictt hlo"lc, Main kt w.'-i
. .hh . i
fltAMl It A
O, (Iiim t rli- (i ntt illiil'i(l(N Mill Notlnnf
iittrmn, ni'li'l hide, lun
loitlh lilmvo I'M
I'll I V (.t'OTI.. btirn. lit munenlttl unci Ik
rut) I'Ulutei Kot town, cur llli a H lut. vl IJ
V 'tKl;M.. futnlturu Kninih. three .-.ui
InliUnn Ma'n t., wvhi of MurKft M, J-nl
J 'IlUHtVloN. uall I'liner. vrliultHV' ntimtr
Pj, fiMl Itxtiir - Uuneit lln k, M.un t-t. vl-nlt
II UlisKN'M'ioi'K. nlintt'L-iai In r.
il, litock, Main nt., nnoHli' ctaiit hfiiho.
1 UHoADT iittotiiiraplur, Ihiittnan'H luillil
() t inn I hcuht iMfnt i Main ii nil Mmlitl Kt, Jnl
11 .1 HI IH I'M N'. Abi nt MuiiMMi'M t tuact Tit
Pj I. Ltl.tr I, t: htnttit; ltoi. 'Mil'
1 11. I'l ilni'Mi. .uhif. Irniik iitnl I in i m hi.
.1 inn ti if Unll, kl I.mIi.u' ix.lirt Ii.hku . l-..Jrf
KosTKH.'dhi' MuUtT, iiml WlittHum' mney
, iHimer M'liiniwii. Vl-nl
now miumuj m;mhkh
1 J ami
i! li It: l.tltllllLT. nr nil IHuIm itlnnlnu
mUluenrilit) lail-nuul, vMiiil
f I UIDIjI M AN, (.itiMIe niut liurneni nnik r.
H , itea Mmihm--.t,.,nitrMTitnttiic MarkitMt.
VI. II ii
I Ax I'KMAN, maiblp work-, nht fcoulliwe1
a, ter "I Ui mul Market Mh. vliiM
T 1 IMMiI I l .iinilir Jn i'ltmii,itiuiii i.tui
J i, i if-ttKlt n;r.,nMJ, .('oii'ltVi'uritliuii iimhhi-
II.MAK'1MM. iii'itt for flrnvirA: I'.iIiit'
. n-wliur ituu'h no. Mnln nt.. IIiiiIiiihi'h Imlld
nt:. up htairN vl-nlt
1 U' 1 1 f 1 1 ( 1 t
Ih-nor tlealfr -4'cnn( ilnor in mi
iter .Aiftinnnu iron htn, inr
iv i. .iniirv I'liuiie. liuiiiieasi rttrner
l Mnln mi MutUit m, xImiO
UN A H V 'i'l IN, iii it t ntt 1 a nil anh in ten III
iMirmt" ' t milium .ma tlit aKtinrncr Main mul
fit t.t vMHl
AMI I I
lAt'tll'Y, MkiMh ntul Urnwti Htnnt'
i MiiwiiiiKIMMK.IteiVlcKliigui, Vl'lil
W h AM I'l
. U 1 1
A I (. Marl. IniviM. ran IllrKitni.
ii nl, t iihl mit's iiU'iU-at uliorl
I' tin H t it mil, v"-n"
LUT iiianuftii-tnr.'r Pndrppnlr
n : iim ri m pic ifv Cu m Ma
1 1 It ii b' nf, Will'
Me it t v nt i
bdclt uf Am
11. 11. A..MI'.IIAI!(ll.l.,
, jiliynkltin mul tiurui'oti
iOiiihI'k llntrl, vi-Ml;
Mali, t iii'M iiinir iiidmnl'ii lliitrl.
MltlL'K lldTl.l. iiml rulrt'itiiiiciit nutiiiMt, Iiv
'in, Musi. Hit cur. nf .M.illiuml I'l tic t. vi ll 17
viV VN tliri:l., tlu ujiiHT Iioum; by John Hn
O 'ler. Mnlii hlnbiif I'llie. vl'lil
nuieri. urlOnilitr, tiu Mmii fit., below floo'l
t win lir.uit'Nii
Klinir mul llilnl Mill, iiml
V Umvt I'.i gra.il, Mill Htrctt.
nuWt.lt A m:itttIN(l. iliili-r In
t) KKH-t rlt s, Ituiiijcr mul tv nt-ml Mei
Cil'nIHil': l,.v.AIti;H,Mi.llltMiHlli,itncM maker
I Main t., kUih Hip Hv tut llotfl. Vlnl7
II. M.MIlll, lil.mtltiu'lnuT of llli ttnin ntul
drlilrr til utm m i'lr. Mnln ivl.. nlmw-Min
SNMill llnt( 1. V1-H47
A V V. LOf.KMAN. Morrlmnt tnllt.r anil
, tit nt riirnlwliiitjji;vMl Malawi., nest O-wir
ttnlw brlrk hoti l, l-nl7
H. llAYlUIllHT, (.'Ini liB, Watclu-H mul Itm
iJ. rct-alrt-il. CIuiih im-1 Wati-Iit- Utt will, MiUn
nt Iwliiw rinv. 1-11(7
TAMIX 1. HAltMAN.r.il.inet Maker, mid Uu
t) n-rtitki-f. Imn St., Irflow iMm, lni;
K "M.P.H, ,''Hilctlont ry( oyier
A iM i lit 1
i., ui'inti'ti jntni una aiui.
v I-ii 17
11. lii(ot. iii-nr I 'In-. vl-nl"
?II.t,lAJ UI f.tiNH. SI tfcrntilaraiiil mutinf-i'-H
itmnriir k, W U. . t t lMnt In I'l
PAVls H lie YI.CIl. l-nti iMitmii-r, MaHiln
jiit, and M,inuttntt't nt ft mi. Mill M.vl-n 17
MU.l'H A, Wll.tJAMH A
uiHi'tutvi-H nl It nl'icr, .M
, I mjiiu'MiiiiiI Man--in
it titl Hun tri.i,i
11. iitMiniNO k until urn, (mii inn umi
liiill.U-iH, Mnln Ktrei'l.lK low Pine. vl-nl"
oAMIUll. HllAltl'I.IXM, Mnlior olt!ielInylnirl
O Orulii frnille. Mnln ti. v.'ui.
t M. 11 MIMAN, nKiltlle 'il l liitin nirtlMT
.1 . iirtiiiai'Vllle.oiinii'lle l''i.i'iifliui-rh. vl.'ntl
aft iDrm-r Min mul M mml
f il. ri:i;A-iY,iiry if i
uri ico rich, tiiitl n
t) , crai .Mcrcnann
Mln MMcct, vJ-nl'J
ti. ltINAItP,ilealir In Mot mi aiul titw'.tti-,
Main street. -Mtlv
f M. II. AlllllUT.utloiiuy
il luw.Miiln Mli et.
MtUIKUT ,V KMM.,tlr'KiHiN,ltttKirli'
Lj cll-Tiil tiieri'liHiiillse, Mnln ""treet.
Ki;il.l:lt, nllll.ir.t Mil'KHi, iiyntcri,
el i-ji lit 111 Mi'.iniin Mnln street.
) P. IIAI.I.MA.V, Metelimil.Tulliir, Keeoml l-t.,
), Itnblilns' HllllillllK. v2-nl
HK.J. IC. lUII.IIINH, nuliieiin iiml I'lOBii'lmi,
) M'l'nliil i-l, below Mnln. VJ-lllH.
J II. Klsn.KU, 't'littMWlMii lliiie'orlll w
.lrner MiUn nil Si ulHtrielH. v:-iiK
M, IIIIOIISI .leuler in (lenerui Mcrclilinille,
Dry ilnoilH. (Irneerlei Ao. V2-U1I.
MMT STUKI J DlltKCTOUY.
llD'.U l.M', dealer in ill koiwIh,
tl'Mir, fccil. Milt, nsli, Iron, nnIN,
, etc., I -t nt) I
l- m -'i
I i;hyii.i.HM it,
aiul Cluili tinker.
r.l'II WAIIP.H Itl.u kHiuUli,
K.OMAN A- Cti, Wlieelw right
nitd Ki'liitnl house.
i;. :;i,iNr:i minim ij mul fawy gotHis,
W'.SANUrA' flea'r In I,tMt)uf, III'l, KutU,
etc. Oih nkl inr llltlet. vl-nlfJ
rM. M, P.N'T, ileulir It!
vtnvcs and tin wtm In
au lis oraneiit.").
niiM a.(ma.. iiuuiutai'tiirer mul iloaler In
J. MHHI'.lt, M. IL MllKioli uml riijhli'lim.
DIIUuiil Keiler'i. llulel. vMi'.T
r II. WKItlCIIKIHI.II. Hoot mi l hhoe Mori.
I nnil 111. lilt lelorv. Hhop o.l Millll Hiei l.i'P
' p,nlt.'tei'il Mill. V--II"1
'M'Y SI l.A.M I l.OUW.Nl! Mll.lA' .f. liler,
'j I'ropr'i lor, v
i r. III iiill.MMi, A IUlt) ,ilealeitinlryt,iHiiK
, ie., . 1 KelP'till lilel'ell.illlll'.e. xll'llll
I II I V.lliVl . t il. tiler 111 ilry itoo1!., (ii'"lel -
I. lek. ouei il'ilHte, buiillwue, Il.ll, h.llt, null'
tie., eti ,
Y. i:ini tl. Mitijiieliitiitm IMtintn Mill uml
llot Jl iiiuiiM'iorv. vl'.'nll
,)'U(S!.'-'i!!V., Mia rim;v.
di uootN, t;io
. '..wi vl-nw
AC ill A,
-i'N lhllji.lt, otsmr n
Madlooli lnv.'ii- lilp (
I'l hi. , Uather
LlAl'l . r. Jiiiiji tiiiiii, ,'iititsim uitii'i, pni-
er .Hid Miuiit-ii euti i uined. J-ul
, J. A.W. II. ulltil'MAKIIlt, iblir In dry
II t;oods, giuci-ric ami k'IhthI uu-n handlst.
'irsi hiotv In soirh end of imvn, v'J-nw.
In drv pMiils,
. I'trMlt-tore In
I'toiei it h. dl im-s mul mt-diCLiiei
Hot lit end ut tuwii.
noTMLs ami salooss;
III,onM.Mm;Kfj,coi.rMi:iA CO., IA.
The limit rxluued haviliu iurchiisi.il ihUiwIN
I: mm tiaudei 1110111,'. Uh nl d boitst ,tlie i:-.i hauL'f
Midi 1, ritual MAINS'I Itl.i T, In llh.m.hi)iu
l in mi illaifli ui'IiohI i' IheColiiinniaei untv 0111 1
llotte. icei't-fUiill.t Intorui thi ir ll'fmU nud the
mimic in (ji-iieiiu if mi uieir uotike is miw in 01. in
tor the lei .tlnn nmltiittTlalniiuiit oflniM Hi i
win) 11 ui lie tiicpOMit to t.iAnr Hllti thth ills
torn, 'iin luiM xpart'd no t'xprti-e in prepailiiK
1 In Kxchauuelor llifenleitaliimeui 01 (In IruuesU
nt'ltltt 1 dIhiII tin r be an) tiling uuuIIiik ou their
111111 10 MNitmii r to uieir pt rhoniu t tituioll. I Uf
lniitMi In fpiielnus, mid eiiJtHan t.wtlkut hiut
iit-bh It cut Ion,
omnUui-eH tun man time between the Kx
clMitue Ilolel and the arhiu- rulhoad depulM, by
whit h tr.iM-lh i will be pleuisanlly eoutedto
illldlroiii Hit u-pit tl e fclatlnuh In due ifmelo
bioonixtiuiK, April :i, lHf)H,
Ui;0H(Ji: vMAU(iEH, Troprietor,
Thoubu'e wlbknown hotel has icmitly under
gone r,id eul i liHHes III lUlntvriiul nrruinreiiutili,
Htul Hk pu pilelor aunoiiuci tohls foruiei ciutniii
and the tiiiN lUnti public that hit itccouimlutloiih
loi tliocomloit of IiIh KueMlsuit-iM-ii.nd to iioue In
I be rou mi v. lilt table will nluiij be f ill lid hux
piled, not only with hubHlaullal fttol, but with all
thi ileile.icieMol the heaou. Ill wluet mi 4 11
fiuorx (exctpt thai popular hcveiare known (in
,l.tee(i'v , puivb im d dh ect from I he Import I OH
hiiiui'i two eullicly jane, mul free fiom all pi..
honoiirilruui, lie u ll.tiiiknil lor u Ilbcial p.ition
Ht't In tlu pai, uml will (.otillnue todcMcrve It hi
thffn""''. OliUtOi; W, MAl'UKH
Til vi rioprlelor of tlm IIchotn;cr,ah,"iihuH noi
on hand u Imire wtocU of
iPU'Kti insTt'iis, huhimti, rnv, M1i.0UNA.
tiiiKKf foNHt r, nut t. ku xio.Mwm?!1:! t iiEn,
hA(u;n iikku, Auv:t ao.
tj COMK ONI!, COMK AM AND HlU.
IiWVHflN CALM AN.
Hlovintd.na', Mh , Iftrr,
J.-I'Y, ( OI.UM1UA toVNTY, PA.
si i ciiull j intornihlili frlcmH
Ii. Inm lulu ii ibu nboe well
I i tei iilhiuipt mul Will be
j If Ufct t
Ii, i h tn m i nt
he i tutnih ui nil Who Will
ilK Wi 1 KM I
A (I00U TAI1I-K,
U I'D w H '
it i m
lCtfpJ, iil At
etl 'It Tb if i of I.biut'is, and
h ii i r ml' ' eitt nt nalli
i li HUfTkliiUI,
A Jumoei,aLic NowspfApor
l t'L'IlMlllRU KVKKY ritlllAV MnltNINU AT
TII K principles uflhlM ioicr arc of the Jcflertoif
Inn School of politic, Tlio,et''"'r,IHt'!,w'1',irver
tjecompromlieiJ,yct courtesy nmf kliifltunn lml
not bu forsottcn In iUicussln them, whether with
IndlvMiuil-i, or with cotiUmpiinrle4 of tho 1'rciH
Tho tiHlly, Impplnet-t.nnit piniperily of the coun
try In our aim ntul object j nml m tho means to
pccuip ttmt, wcMhall labor hontittly ntul eurnMtlj
for the tlarmony, MicceMs ntul urou Hi or our orv.ui
tr. at J on.
4 TKiiM-forhfiiscitirrtos: Two dollaiK a year
If paid In ailvnnce. If not pal I In tuUnnce two
dollars and fifty cents will he1narlftblychar d
Tfkhi op Ahvektiino : One tenure (ten Hue
or lets) one or two ttucitlons fli; each aubse
rtuent Inseith'ii 50 cetttft.
HTAIB. l.M. 2M.
Two KitinrrH .'l,f0
Thipn Kquniev fi.mi
Four pqnnreH 7,'W
Half column V-.oo
Ono cohimn 3,00
is im '
fts ecu tor's nnd AdtnlnWlretnr' ,'otlcH J.".rO; An
dltor's .Notice J,f0. Olber rdvertK iiientM Inser
ted ncconllng to special com Unci.
Iliulnes' notlreK.tbont n lre-t'.Hren.twfiily
cents tr line, by the yp-ir, t1 ci- !:' I In.
f'nrd-i will he pup! -bedln tli 1 rietmi" col
umn i.t ?'2pf"yeat I ir t!io tlr-tt twl'u-.. ttml CI
or ireli tiddltionnl lino,
Tmiisienl advertise nientH pnvib.e Inndvauce
all other Umi nfier the first npterUnn.
It It, in nUrair, imH ilkclv b fcallsfac
tnry, loIU to miIktJIh is mul to tn PuMUberH,
tint ictnlttimetHiul all Cfiimiiiiitle.il ion respect
ntr Urn iiielneHof tlu?pnpti, he t nt direct to the
ofileeof publication. All letters, w hethr rlattnw
to thf edit or hutneis enneei n of the pper,
and nil p tits for niiMrlptlons. RdvrtNliijr,
orjobhl e lo lit m m1Io and Hddreid
Printed at IlohUnn' Hulldlnys, nrar the Court
C. M. AAMKIt.m.iri3.
Neatly executed at thl Office.
A TTt) H N 1 1 Y A T-I. A V,
Ashlainl, HcluiylkUl l.'ounly, l'etin'a.
A T T 0 II N li Y A T I. A W ,
Oniee with II.
IiiIiiIhr IW (Itt.ei .
li l tuns enlleetetl.
I.mle. In bri.'lt bull litis ml-Cu-Huuntles,
OlIN O. KltKKZK.
A TTO II N i: Y-A T I, A W,
Ollli e III Itei;lKtt r mi'l Heenr'ler'H (illlee. In lite
In 'iiielitnt Ihet'otnt UiiiiKe, lilnnin.bnri;, l'n.
MiiSKHT K CliAitK
A T TO UN i: Y-A T-I. A W
OfJli-e iMiin-r of M.Un and Mtukct Rtnets, oer
1'irRt National Tank, l'-loorif-hiim, In.
II. 1. I T'l' Ij k,
A T T O It N K Y-A T- I. A W.
Ofilce on Main x-lreet, In hrh Ie hulMlilt: l-Iovv the
Court Hom-M, uiiMitifhtu'tr, la.
ATTOIINKY A 1' I. A W,
III OIl.MKIII'I'.d, 1'A.
Mtr-(in'icr court limine Alky
below tie Ai.
V C T I O N K K It .
M Oh KK I'l IK Pit AS,
III)'. Ilia lulloueil Hie pi I"" loll i.r I'ul.ltl Ven llll
I'rli r lor iniiiiv eni-., wmlil Inform lit- Cnnnl
tl.Kl Im Weill! In ll,e ti. M, niuly mul wnllin. to
ultt ml loiill tbo ilntM. of Ins e.iiiiiii: I'erMit.s
ilesirlnn IiIh (,erv!nn kiionltl eull ni wil'-- to 1 Im
ill llliMnnsblirii, I'll, 'piet"!".
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MANLTAC t t i
and di-hler In
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itniini Im j.uii.eli.
"'hop Hint door rctJoM the i '
mi 1 1, r.i.iMhbtiiii, r.
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V A N .1 I ON A ! I V
I! A VI NO,
UAiU CVT'I I NO
MIAMVfH If) HA I.PON,
fjer '.Vltluiriyer A .Imohv'i Ice Crnni -a'o(nj,
llnir I.MinL niil Wl'ikKtrn loloifd I lack or
Oi ow U. Hull 'I Olite lit fltl lo tlaiidllitl Mini -'lU
Ulviiottl.i lain will ret-bir lutlr toMMm..mtl
eoloi w ill, out i-oUlUB the Unest lubrle, t ttiialitlj
on hand, tnpri-'--7,
K N 'P 1 S T H Y ,
II, C. lIOWKIt,'
lleHpectfully ofltrn hW profet-slonal nervlrH to
the I hi I It-tt and Ksntleineii of lilooiushuiK m.d vi
cinity, lie Is pii'piiitd toatleiul to all the nrl
ou operation) hi the lino of hi profehKlon, and
ih oim lorn w no ii-t- nt it v iiuinin ru iuih-ii,m
TP Mil which will be liiM-rWd on t;nld platlnn,
hlhcr and robber h.ihf to IiHik as well nut lie nab
uiiiltevth. Tt'fth exlruttetl hy ull the new and
niohi approMti inetiuxu, ana mi npernimiu on
the teelh f iirelullymiil pi o per I y ulteiuled to,
HOKhleiicti ami olllcu lew Uoorn above the
Court llotn-e, name Hide.
llMH)lllhl.UrUi JWII.41, Olll
powDicn Kv.ua and IjOuiku.
, iO, l t Iii 111 11 tK
und thulf-r la u'l klmU of
K've.inillcelhat they ar prepuied to nt comodate
tbftl r custom w ith dUputch, nud pa the cjieiipehi
JJ NION IIOTKL,
it o ii u h it u it ti, i a,
'J'ln mull ikluneil Mfiubl re.peetrnlly Inform
lie llim Unit public Unit lie bn luilelniKeil inn)
li mini In the behl iininiK r lbeoliUli.lHlf.il 111. 1.
ly iiceui'ti il by W. A. Kline, ntul tbut hf Ir iimi
pie mi il In lieeolliliii'itille Mm irlemUu III) ull llio
(iilntoiiK ntul (-hum l li mi t. nl u llli-l.i Ihhh Iiihim',
A line new I inn bim bi n built nml llie .uiioun
itlniiH pine eil in pi ifei nri'i r. 'I be Imr will l
UI). biiMneklll Willi II el liolhl,.! Unllors mid el.
unin, mill tbo tublw luinl. but wllb Ibe 1I llie
IlimUl iilli'liln. JAill'.r. V. Ull.I.Aeil'li:.
tlllAKUl VIM K, K-M'MWA Cni'STY, l'A.
W.M. MATi:i,l-l.ll, I'ltlll'KIKTOU.
llttVltiK tnkt. poKte-sliiti nf 'bit. weli-kuitHli
liout-t-, .ii Ionic keel by ritinne) "vtrill tin. I'rn
nrb tor knMj'iit ti) it pel initio 111 lepiili Hint tin 10 u
nl IIAH ASH I AllOI Iiv lib lU l liiilr nt iiiuor
Iitnl lieue.l ilelbiu Ii-n. I I. llnt-le It. not ex I
In tlitu-nlltitvt PUI no eslll. tt - b Mr)
..uoiniiioiUtH gue.l. Hpr
' (Choice goctry.
lli:Al!TUt'I. AI) criiitn .H.
Wt: f nd the folloult'i p'reo of poptr In I lie
Vreb.vterlnii Mnunrlne, The tnllinl capllal let
tersnpill "My I oust Is Initio Klorlous Cross of
Chitt," nud wot ili In ItnHe, wIk it rend from top
toboitom nml Horn bottom to top, mk tho
Mnlto known lite Oopel tiu1.,oHrrnl'irrKIng;
Yield us Thy pince.dmr J"atfirr, fiom nbove,
llmt tin with hemts uh'.eh feel I ugly can wing
Our life Thou ati for titr (1,-xIof Ioei
AnunsiMiui j;rlrs in loveor Christ, unprsiy,
Uiii' the bright I'rlnceoftinirn andor illeill
Took all our Kltnine, ntul hnUovrd th display,
In first bp hit man, ami then beln crucified,
hlupt ndoiM Oodt Iky crncc ntul mur make
In Jifus itomelcl nil Ae world rejoice,
New hiliora (u Ihy lietieuly ktnvlom own,
ThatliUcsed klnyZam, for Thy Mints (Ac cnohe
How lh Jocois to The, to all our cry,
Vnetnlrsof Ay elf, mid all HiiU'a thhief
OrnTlrMOur !, our 1I vnfor vanity
LonthlnThy truth, tlngeii71n desire,
() lrhl, thy will Xifdnm turn earlh,
Hp llnlm' f.nilm Dotpel kt m live
In cnii from sln fiWtrred nd forylcn,
h n Tin self, bvt teach us to forgive,
Unli ff-s power tcvii'tti'hn dolh detl ny,
Mlt-e Ibv fulUiio Ih'Mleplhs of Will
Carnnl f,i ni'nd, we'vo w,l n ijllmpso of Joy,
W iltrd t'iflnH-frecTKn In im no hopn can llnw,
0yicMTt Kra; un-l Uml ur on Thy way j
rbinr on us with Ihy loumI fthetM eaco
f elf mul t! frlii which i" ntaimt us vny
Oh I ins ni ifh ffcr.iom lutimito may eenne,
I ro'.,iVe 'ti'r ev 1 tK.ls iiml olt viu do.
'' imff.'vtn iif tii to our Minnie,
iifi'ituwn iii. nciiJ Oticiu inr(ic us to'i
Ih-i-ui lent lunts, unit ne ndoreThy nnine,
In ilu''t' -citoM weut wilnlH can ille,
Mii , lor u our frfHMaetfcohlf;!!,
Thj tiuii cirKavIour hltd on Caliary.
THE BELLE OF 1 HE PRAIRIE.
'J'lli: voltiitluoiH munlu lloathiK out
on tho midnight air, that w.w lilrindy
ladi'ii with till) iit'i'funiti nf rich unit mtu
tl'mcip, the gleam of tho ll'.'hln froin
tho Iihko .viiiilDiov, tho stiii'lik.i! twlnkli
of the points of llreiimonji tin- (Ihwum
and shrubbery of tho pirdcn, tho hand
miiiio irii'ti and the liinKnlflct'iit women
wlilillng in llif howilcliiny maws of
thed'inee, llii perfect alntmbm to tho en
joyment of tho hour: nl! thisc formed
one ofthoni Beene.'i of earthly pleasure
nu ll as delight and eharm the initilna
lion of the oh-erver us well in tho par
llelpuiit. It Hson this evenins "'at I'lorence
Ilvlnglon had called her friends tojreth
er, Unit they might uehold her, anil she
Iheui, heforo she look her final thyart
me for tho new State of California, rthe
was an orphan nml an heires, and her
untie, who was her guardian, had sud
denly decided to go lo t lint new coun
try, and Florence, to tho surprhn) of nil,
had determined to ni company him.
Her whim-for iteould be called noth.,
ItiR more was unaccountable l all.
Tlicr whs nono fit tiulvei'.sally po ular
as she amoiif,' gentlemen antl her own
rex. Itleh, beautiful, accomplished, a
nplwidld musician and painter, wejl
read In history and general literature,
there was a perfect ah-enco of every
tbinjr lilted c()ndf.s''oiialon In hor man
tier. Her modest ami womanly de
meanor, her sympathy with winii,suid
her hearty appreciation oflier own he,
disarmed tho shaft of envy that might
be directed against her. Even thoso
who-e eharinn wero dliumed by the
.-pleiidor of hor mind and person could
but :i','roo that it was natural tiiat it
should ho thin; and nnionjr tho scores
nf indent lovers who had knelt at her
feet and been refilled, there wero nono
who could I'xperienco tho least Ill-feel.
lairs toward her.
Over a dozen of those who worn whirl
ing through tho ilaiico.nnd who.us they
found occasion, were chatting with and
endeavoring to pumuritto her to forego
her determination (o go to tho Pacific,
i i-t, h:el at one t 'ire or other proposed
fur her ham!. If.id she been a eoquttle,
it is '"inlijr piubablo that they would
Ian e In i n tlnofc at Ibis time.
A' tli iit'itiieitt we Iiitn.ducti her, she
mi " siitli g In one of tho recesses of tho
room lil' u-tele with tho IIou.Mr.D ,
t (Hs'ltiRuI.shed henator fiom a neigh
loi lug Stale. The b .norablo gentleman
had just given over every attempt to
dissuade her from leaving hr native
place fur what was then little more than
a vi llili'iu.-s.
"Ynii In Congie.'s must lesMato well
foi us, or you Phall In ar fri-m )fif," mid
-die, pin pohely avoiding all approach to
rentlnii'iitullly, ivhich her friend aeem
id sliongly Inclined to launch out up
on, "If that bo tho penally of ill-legisla-
lion, I think you are attempting to
bribe mo to neglect your adopted
"ou would not think mi if you had
any Idea hmr you won d hear from uie ;
mid if you do yourduty,! will give you
my thanks always."
"Kvery man has Ida price, and I have,
been purclm-ied," replied the gallant
leunt'ir. "If the Californlain have any
pet -xfliemo to lobby through Congre,,,
let them send JIi- ICvlngtmi ; and who
daiu to refuse," said he, assuming a tr.v
glo air, "I, my eternal foe,"
SUrlv n, niiif-li ns klin nilolii ulifw.Miiii)
uot'keep her friend from the all
lofkeeo her friend from the all.b.orl,.
Ing theme, I'roposo he would, and pro
jioso heilld, within tho next liltcen min
utes, Tho lady-like declciislon of his
offer, given so kindly, so unequivocally,
nml with such rarotind modest blmplicl
ty,mutlletl tho bell tht ran tho tlealh
knell of Ids hopes; and ho looked In tho
downcast face, feeding that ho would
bully exchange all his political honors
mul ambitious aspirations if he could
recelvo in exchange that peerless Jewel
that ho had hoped jnlght bo his own,
but that bo now knew could nover be.
ldk a true gentleman, Mr, 1) wan
as polite ami assiduous as If nlrouilv an
aicopUd lover. Not until courtesy do
inamlid It did lie yield his fair charge
Into tho 1, anils of twiothcr, who In nti
I'xlritoitlluary short space of time mudo
a vehemently eloquent offer of Ids heart
nud liiuid, lushoit, It may bo safely
raid that never did -a lady receive, so
muny iill'ein us did I'lorenco Kvlnglon
on this fun wi II evening. Kaeli and
u'l weio kindly but uniiistiikably de
A ft w d.ivn laterour heroine was ut
ludepiiiilcnoe, Mlssi url, with a purtj
01 oiii' llfty einlnni Is on tbtIr way to
1 alitor da, M"if. il her ardent adinlr.
ucctimpanletl her to this outpustof
American t-lvllkatlon, that (licy mlRht !
linger In her widely ai long as possible.
And one or two actually Joined tho par
ty; but they returned rati and woe-be-gone,
lor their fato had been decided.
In tho early part of Juno JII-m living,
ton arrlvrtl at Tort Leavenworth, from
which placo sho was to set out upon tbo
plains with a government train, which
bad been scntas an escort lo an Indian
agent on his way to California.
Tho fort nt this period presented a live
ly pceno. Largo numbers of troops wero
assembled there, ami also wero vlslhlo
Indian subiigeniH, and custom house
clerks, and alnitmt countless varieties of
attache.) and servants, nil floating be
tween tho quartermaster's ofllco ami
their camps, waiting for their transpor
tation or their escort.
This, It will bo borne In mind, was at
tho time of the gold fever In California,
and hundreds of wagons and thousands
of animals wero stretched out upon
the plains receiving their lo.ullng pre
vious to their start. Tho I ramp of
cavalry, the trend of Infantry, tho crack
of tbo teamsters' whips, uml tho hoarse
echoof tlieteamster.s' imprecations wero
dally tableaux of a llfo In camp. And
yet there was no confusion ; tho active,
systcinutlu mind of the quartermaster,
directed and controlled the hetero
geuoous mass of llfo and business, and
it moved onward In regular order and
Miss Kviiigton occasioned no little
excitement at Ihufort. llcr fascinating
manneraud boauly of person won from
an enthusiastic clerk I lie title of the
"Ilelloof tho I'lairio." Daring the week
that site remained Iheio her number of
loveis wero considerably increased.
More I ban ono proposed and wero ie-
jected; and otheis wished lo offer them
selves but had not the courage. Final
ly the tiain moved away, and many
were the "last lingering looks" cast
tiller il by llio ic-idotits of tho fort.
The train moved slowly, for it had
not I he heft of management. At Kort
Ki ai ney a shoit pause was made, ami
tho march was then resumed up the
I'lnlle Valley, the rale being less than
iwenly miles a day.
Almost dully ollur parlies were en
cauulired. Some would pass llie gov
ernment o.-cort, ami a few would be
passed j.hul neaily all would stop and
admiie the "lielle of llie I'rnliie,"
wlio.so lame laid now liivome quite ex
At Scotl's Iilulfs, a paityof Cheyen
ne Indians were encounter;:!! In coun
cil, ami h day -was spent with them
There van .0110 young, handsome, mag-
nllkenlly formed chief, who from the
Hist moment lie laid eyes on Miss Ev
inglon became enamored with her.
Tho chief would sit forhouis, a little
ilislanio liom her, and guzo with the
groutest atiniiraiion into ner eyes, or
watch her active figure mint Intently
w lien she was sewing or willing; but
the sc-oiid she turned her eye upon him,
he-would tlrop his eyes into Ins lap, or
turn them oil' at some distant object, or
play awkwardly with hii beads and
feather-., anil mnullcnt as much blushing
confusion as a hoy-lover, instead of be
ing, as ho was, the husband of four
When tiiu tlmo came for the parties
to separate, the chief called tho leatler
of tho escort aside, and Mild to him,
through his interpreter, that he loved
tho while girl and wanted her for his
piaw. lie would give for her his sev
en ponies, his three wives and all bin
hlauLi (s, '1 be commander replittl that J
Ibe squaw tlid not belong to bim, and
that inione, thoreforo.oould sell her but
herself, and that she did not wish to
rhino Ids wigwam fur the pre.-eut, and
she could not think of depriving him of
his 1 011I1-, ids wivcMind his blankets,
although she rc.spieUd him as 11 brave
anil noblo chief.
l'lio Indian, upon reieiviug llio mes
sage, moiiiiteil bis pony, anil muuerin:
.something, lodooll', followed by his in-
lerpieler, his wives and Ills ponies.
Inn .liiiit lime llie I rain was on loutu
and the piopo-al of the lovo-strlcken
chief was almost forgotten, kivo when
it was called up for a littlo uiiiusoiu cut.
It afforded Ml.-s Kviiigton consider, hie
enjoyment, as this was tho Hint genuine
Indian she had ever sieurediisau ad
mirer, When she tecalled Unit be was
a chief, whonlicady had sternl wives
It will In' ml ill ill 1 (1 I lint she hail miiiio
cause to he proud of her conqne-t.
Tho night following thi nffatr proved
moonless and dark. Tho putty encamp
ed In a sort of valley clo-o to a running
sttcniu ol line water, and within a
grove of coltonwood trees. Just after
the II res were kindled 11 party of three
hunters rode up and asked prrmisdoii
lo encamp wllh tho train. This was
readily grauttd,niid, dismounting fiom
their horse-), they picLetul them on
the etlge of the grove,among the luxuri
ant gums, and then Joined tho party
around tho different camps,
Two of tlieso hunters evidently bo
I Inured to Hint class of men known in
I 11' Wl'st l,s trappers. They wero grlz
.leil,sc.irrt'il, lank, iiiiiscular.keeiieyed,
Inclined lo inorie-eue-s, and exchanging
only occiisIoiihI words with tho mem
bers of the party. The thiid was a
young man, not over twenly-llvo or
th lrtyP bronzed, hut eminently hand
some, genial and frieiiuly with all. His
conversation provud him to bo a 111.111 of
cdia'attoii,and theruwas much comment
e.xelted as to why ho had adopted the
llfo of a hunter and chosen tho rude
uncultivated trappers as his eoinp.tn
Ions, Tho conclusion, in tho majority
of vases, was that ho was a gold-hunter,
who had taken this means uf hunting
the prt clous iiielnls, Whoever he was,
or whatever might have been his object,
1,0 speadlly became a favorilu wlth-.ill,
so prepossessing was his address and
He was iiitrcduitd to Miss Kviiigton
In the hitter pint of the evening, and
spent over an hour in chatting with
her. Whether he was inipitsseil as pow
erfully us so inany of his predecessors
by llie charms of th 1 young lady could
not bodccldrd ; but II was palpable to
all that the was very much plcasttl with
There was a freshness and a romantic
merest attaching to tlm jlmuhg unter
which, no doubt, kiivp III tn an umwiial
Interest In the eyes of of young woman
I lo possessed, certainly, a pleasing
tiamo Sydney Chapman.
Tho train were always careful to
guard against tho approach of the In
dians during tho hours of the night.
The wagonn wero formed in 11 circle, in
tho Interior of which wero placed tho
horses, to prevent a stampede during
the confusion of an attack and as near
the centre ns possible were placed the
women and children, tills belli'; unques
tionably the most Inacco-slhlft position,
Tho uunl gmrd wero stationed on
this night. Tho trappeis, who, without
doubt, wero best qiiallflrid to speak, nf.
firmed that they had seen 110 "sign"
during thoday and they lay down t.car
one of thobnggago wagons and joined
the lest 111 slumber.
In tho course of an hour a profound
stillness settled over the camp. The
Ores smoldered, and tho hum.m beings
wero all asleep, except thepicket.s,?ome
of whom, dreaming of no danger, were
lilllo better than so many sleepers.
It was not far from midnight when a
shadowy form came stealing up tho bed
of llio brook. So sleallhlly, and pan-
thtr-liko wero lis movements that not
single seiitine! observed It. It resem
bled sonio slow-moving reptl'e prone
upon tho ground icarcoly able to drag
Hut if slowly, it surely nppioached
tho limber where tho omigrauts lay
sleeping. When In lite dense gloom of
the decs it raised quietly lo Its feet,
and then llie most siiprrllcltil observer
would have seen that It Was an Indian
I.iku a shadow tho savat;o moved for
ward. Not a twig knapped under his
feet, and the brtKliinglimbsand under
growth seemed not to stir a breath of
wind. No sleeper could possibly be
awakened by hisappro.'ch, if he should
stop backward ami forward over his
Ho passed under and through the cir
cle of wagons with the celerity and si
lence of a phantom. When on the
edge of tho open space, where smold
ered llio camp-fires antl where the fe
males had arranged their couches for
tin: night, ho paused and looked around.
Tho train, as now i rancd, It should
l'o slated, consisted of two circles of
wagons; an Inner anil an outer one.
The Inner one, which was sspar.itfd
from tho outer by n space of sive.td
yards, was In immediate proximity to
tho camp-llees, and contained, as wu
liavo elrcady stated, the women and
children of tho party.
It was by this circle that the Indian
hulled. lie knew that the prize he
uouKlit was in ope of thoso covered
wagons, but what slrango falallty guld
ed him directly to It is Impossible to
say. Hut tho first ono at which ho hal
ted contained Miss Kvlngion and two
The savage drew tho curiam aside nud
peered within. Tho light from tho
camp-fires permitted bim Just to (lis
tinguisli llio features of tho sleepers.
How Ids basilisk eyes gleamed when
they rested 011 the beautiful facoof Miss
Kvlngion I Sho was thejowot for whom
he was searching.
He wailed but a momen', ami then,
with tho samo noiseless dexterity, stop
ped up in tho body of the wagon and
placetl ids feet .between the sleeping
itirls. Not ono stirred or showed the
Carefully lifting tho blanket from the
others, be places it so that whi-u ho rais
es Mks Kvin-'ton it shall close around
her. None of the females have reuinv
ed their clothing, so tliero is little fear
of their suffering from the chilly ulglit
Stooping down, tho dusky villain
slides his arm slowly mid cnttloiisly
around the body of our heroine. S
skillfully Is tills done that .ho is scarce
ly distui bed In her sleep, lie then rals
os her from the Uoorof the wagon, and
crouching with Ids burden, steps softly
towards tho rear, sous to doeonil lo tho
ground. How iiiiuivountable! Miss
Kvlngton still sleeps.
It is a dlfllrult task to reach the earth
with tho dexterity andgonlouess which
the savage desires, ami ho Is compelled
lirsttose.it himself on tint Ini.iriU of
llio wagon, let his feet hang down, so
that they nearly touch tho ground, mul
then quietly losllp tlown.
This he accoinpllshi , but It is aa'fim
pHiiled by ajar that causes tho slerper
to open her eyej. One wild look, and
then sho gives utterance to a scream
that echoes sgalii and again through the
grove, and roti,es every being within,
Tho savage darts away with tho speed
of the wind.
Screaming nud struggling, Miss Kv
lngion has comprehended her position
in ait Instant. Slio bites at tho arms of
her captor, endeavors to catch at the
passing limbs, and does verythlng: she
can tn Impede Ills movements. In ono
casoshe grasped a small sapling and
held on with the strength or despera
tion ; but tho savage tore her hand
loose and darted away again.
Tho eonfuion occasioned by the cap
tive's screams lasted Just long enough
to give tho Cheyenne tlmo to escape.
I'asslng a short distance down tho creek
ho camu to where his noblo horso was
waiting, vaulted on his back, and tho
next moment was thundering over tho
Tho excitement occasioned hy this da
ring abduction was extreme. Accus
tomed as were many of theso men to
midnight assaults by tho Indians, It re
quired but a few moments for them to
prepare for any demonstration their
enemies might choose lo make
"Miss Kvlngton has been carried off!
Miss Kvlngton has been carried off I"
passed from lip to lip, until nil knew
her sad fate.
The trappers and the leader of tho
cavalry and the principal emigrants
gathered around the central camp-flro,
"What's lobudoiiiif" demanded Mr
Bmlthsoti, the guardian of tho lost one
"Can't do noihlii' to-night," replied
0110 of the trappers.
"Can't you follow their trull ""
"Humph 1 Toller a trail utmtd. tight
when thcro's no moon 1 Your 11 yotltik-
er, I reckon."
"Can we tlo anything In the morn
Now you talk 1 It ain't a bind mat
ter lo follow tho (rail of a horso over
the prairie, 'Ion lie gets mixed up with
other .Hi I ma Is."
At the llrst dawn of light the pur
suit must bo commenced. I will liber
ally remunerate those who resco tlher."
That Cheyenne is well mounted,"
icplicd ono of tho trappers.
"Cmph! Don't think so know so."
"Do you know their country ?"
"Ho has, no doubt, gonn there, and
os'cn If you loo his trail, we can rescue
her from their village."
"Their country happens to bo all the
land between tho Mississippi and tho
Rocky Mountains,-' remarked tho
young humcr, Chapmpii, nowspcaklng
for tho first tlmo.
"I know the scamps hunt from one
end of tho country lo the oilier, but
then their villages nro located some
where, ntl it is thero you'll bo apt to
find this redskin."
All true, captain," replied Chapman
"hut tho Cheyenne aro liko all their
people; they don't ctkh. You may
find their villages this year on tho Kan
sas and next year on the Yellowstone
Wo found one of their towns flvo hun
dred miles from here last autumn, but
we don't know wlit-io lo look for It to
Then I supposo you must depend
upon tho trail
"Mainly so. I have no fear but what
we can tree the thief sooner llian ho has
any Idea of."
"Aro you well mnuntodV"
Ono of the (raprers now spoke :
"Wo am; if you've any creatures in
these parts that can overhaul us in a
dead chase, all I say i, trot 'em out.
Chapm.in,howsuiriever,isa Icetlo ahead
of us. Hejustgct the wifle.t animal
between sunup and sondown."
"I doubt whether Miss EvingtOn would
prefer any rescuer above liini,"sald the
txpluin, while tho young huu ter showed
very manifestly by his countenance
that he only awaited the opportunity
to tost Ills devotion to her.
How nmny cavalry tlo you wish to
tH-i-t-milift nv vnn t"
-( j "
The trappersshook their heads.
"None; ve will manage it our.elvei.'
"I5ut you aro but three, and Ihere
may be fifty or a hundred of them."
"We don't expect to do much tiglilin'
but if there is any to be. done, wo are
r.iady to tlo It. Wo expect to caicum-
vent, or surprise or do something of
'All right; you undei'iland the dogs
best, and you canl.ikoyourcholce. You
aro welcome to twenty of my men If
you wish them."
It was hardly gray In the cat when
thothreu butters mounted their horses
and des'.ended tho bed of tho creek. It
required but a few minutes for them o
find tho trail.
Hero's wheio his horso walled for
him," said one of 1 hem, "and hero ho
has mounted and cut."
Tho footprints of tho horso ascended
tho bank, and look a direction straight
across llio prairie, showing that the
Cheyenno had used llie stream merely
as a cover for hit approach to camp.
Looking over llio plain, nothni"; met
their eye but the broad sweep of the
prairie, stretching far away until it
seemed to join wllh the horizon.
"Tliere'i a long hunt before us," said
tho oldest trapper. "That redskin has
put. 1 powerful lot of miles behind bim
3 1 nee he hoisted that girl on his lioise."
"He'll have to halt and reit befora
he's traveled very far."
"Uut he's a line creature to travel
"And sho has to carry a burden. If
I can't overhaul tho fellow with this
mure of mine, I'll knock her in tho
This was said by tho young hunter
Just as they struck off on a gallop across
tho ; ralrle.
The trail nf tho uiniiing horse, as has
been alrivdy statetl, was too palpable to
tho eye to need any scrutiny to follow.
Tho llireo followed It at a swooping
gallop, that left no doubt of the fact
that wheiover tho dusky ledskin ab
ductor might be, his pursuers wero rap
idly lessening the distance between him
A milo or two's progress, and ono of
ho trappers made the encoiirnging ex
"What Is if."' inquired llio htintei.
"He's traveled purly fast unlit ho
ot out heie, when he's knowtl there!
was 1.0 danger of his being seen afore
.I...H..M n.wi i,. .ii-."i .. e
11" 111 n 1 1 ni. 1ien In, 11,1 I in k ...
..... .u,in r, a.,, -
tin," added the old trapper; ''and he's
been as tender witli her a If sh was a
little b-ibv " iV1''.1"' ""iiusuoitsoiineiv rein-en to
1 u 1 1 lm,k "I' even eckuowiet go his pres.
"When he finds she will never ion,euce.
sent to remain will' him, there is iiim
telling how he will treat her,"
"Bring her back again, llkecnough,'' I
"Never !" exclaimed the old trapper,
emphatically, "Them kiutl of Indians
you read of in bonks, but you don't find
them now-a-days. I used to hear of
such nice, sweet redskins when I was a
boy up in Rhode Island, and I'd liko to
hunt 'cm; but I'vn never found 'em
yet. l"r'nps, Chapman, you have,"
"No sir," laughed tho hitter.
"l"r'aps again, this Chcyeniio is ono
of them, Howsumuvcr I stand ready
to believe it when I sen it, and not
There was good sense in tho oltl hun
ter's remarks, especially when he said
that as a class tho Indians were' tho
most treacherous peoplu in the world,
and no dependence could bo placed on
tho most solemn pledges any of them
Not until near the middle of tho fore
noon tlid tho party mske thu slightest
hall. Then they reached small stream
uf water, where thoy allowed their ani
mals to drink, anil mudo their own
break fast from the buffalo most wfclch
they hud brought with them,
1 ri quired but u few moments, when
they were again mounted, and under
"Wo are gaining ou thu dog powerful
fast," announced tho old Ir.ipper.wh
words were accepted a authority 111
on such matters.
"Do you think we can overhaul I1I111
"Can't tell; shouldn't won dor
Occasionally they saw trains of cm
grants In tliodlstnnco, but their dire,
lion led them away from these, nml
they exchanged not 11 word with ntiv
pcrson besides themselves.
The sun had considerably passed tin
meridian, when a thick clump of trees
was espied In tho south of them. The
older trapper scrutinized it with ills ea
gle eye, antl tho trail shortly turning,
in thit direction lie spoke:
"Shouldn't wonder If tho Cheyenne
Is found there !"
"And why so?"
"He will want to give the gal rest,
and I'll warrant she's smart enough to
makohlm hold up all sho can. This
trail Is powerful fresh along here, anil
the dog ain't far away that's sarlin."
"Do you Imaglno that ho is on tho
look-out for us?"
"There's the trouble. Ho may b.;
and ho'll bo off again before wo cm get
within 1 iflo shot."
Nevertheless, the hunters galloped
steadily forward directly toward tbo
crove.theirgalt increaslngaimost with
out their knowledge. Tho impatient
young Chapman now kept himself at
their head, scarcely seeking to lestrain
his horse, whose long, sweeping 'canter
showed what extraordinary speed he
held In reserve.
Tills manner of approach was main
talned until within a quarter of a mllo
of thu grove, when tho old trapper gave
alow whistle, as a signal to halt.
Tho three came togethcr.nnd checked
their horses sido by side In such a posi
tion that their view commanded tho
"Sign," said tho lender.
"I see," replied thu other.
"What Is It?" Inquired the young
"Umph ! they're thero!"
"Are you sure'.'"
"Don't you see that V"
As he spoke ho raised his eyes, so
that instead of looking at the grove, ho
lo nked over it. Kollowlng the runic dl-
rection,G'liapman perceived a thin, al
most invisible column of smoke raising
almost perpendicularly from the tn i
and dissolving in the clear above. This
was tho "sign" to which tho old trap
"They're thero.-artln," ho added. "The
old fool hasn't seen us coming, though
I don't know but that he may have cut
out on t'other side."
A brief consultation was now held,
and it was concluded to approach the
groTofrom three different directions.
Tho probabilities wero that the I'hey
enno knew nothing of his purjuers.nnd
they were all very hoptfulof completely
surprising him; but it might be tin.
wily redskin was on his guard, and tho
task before them might a-sumo a char
acter unimagined by any of the
"If he undertakes to run, put straight
after him.and don't give him a chance,'
added tho old trapper. "You have go
tho fu test horso, mid we will follow ur
ter. We'll bo in at death any i.ite."
"I don'l feci so sure as you that bo's
in that grove. It don't look likely that
ho would allow hlmsslf to be approach
ed in this manner."
"You see bo was in the train yester
day. Ho has looked around pretty well
before he made up tits mind to this
pluco of bisines. Ho was'nt ufeard or
them cavalry, and there ain't any emi
grants that are as good as they."
"And wo came in after tho Cheyenne
had gone, and consequently ho don't
know iiothin' about us," added tbo
ond ti upper.
'it makes the thing look more prob
able," rejoined the hun'.er; "but nn In
dian ain't apt to do lin-lnesn in that
" 'Le-s bo gets In Inn; and th it'll
maUo a to il of any man," said tho old
trapper, wllh an air of disgu-t.
"Hut," persisted Chapman, "tl.ey
say he has got several wives, h, that hi)
must bo Used to it by this time, and
ought to have learned to be cautious,"
"Hut from what I hear this Ii is struck
deep powerful deep, llowsiimovor, if
we stay neiu cn.iiieriu nil iinv ho'll bo
iiiu three now separated, and begun
approaching tho grove. Tho impatience
of Chapman, as might naluially bo ex
pected, brought him to the wood much
sooner than thu others, Thev seeing
this, nud being confident that thero was
hut theslnglo Cheyenne tooomhat.pur
posely lagged behlug that their young
I posing of him entlrelv to himself
niiii'iiiiiitni itiigui iiitvo iiioiioiioroi ills,
oi" lattir cautiously entered
I '"f?V'i'i" 1 '""!' "'"e-''" ') seeuo tha
' madu his heait leap. MUs Kvingln,
, was M'ated upon a lallen tree, her hi.nl
l.....l .....li. r ,
, imnui, rum nur lace covered w 1111 ner
I hands. Tho Indian hail Just cooked 11
1 1""1 " ana was urg ng ner to 111-
Thero was an expression of impatience
and unger on his laco that boded ill for
this stubbornness upon her part. Ir.
was manifest that tho s.ivago would
not submit to It much longer. Ni.
doubt ho was already chagrined vorv
deeply at the repeated repulses he hail
Tho young hunter continued in mi,.
preach. Stepping on a twig the startled
Indian turned his head. Connii-i-beinl.
ing in an Instant that all was up with
him, ho drew his tomahawk with ilm
InUntion of braining his eaptlvo; bun
tho quick oyo of Chapman Iiml detected
Ids design, and tho deadly Instrument;
was scarcely raised ubovo Ids head
when ho was shot through thu heart,
and with a death-howl of agony thu
tomahawk fell at tho feet ortheamazeit
In n moment tho other trappers en
tered tho grove and our heroine win
made quickly to comprehend the clr
cumstances of her rescue. She whs
placed upon tho horso of thu Cheyenm ,
nud tho party started at oncu lor lliti
emigrant trala, or, as It may properly
be termed, the government etcort, 'l l.er
reached it before nightfall, uml restored
Miss hvington to her friends.
l'recisely how it caino about wo eiiii
npt say. Chatmnui, the hunter, imulo
his way to California, in the course or a
year, as n mutter of course sought out
the fair Isd hi had rescued, antl In lisa
than sis immthst married her. Thus it
eaeje to pass that tlu fascinating rior
cuco KyIh'oh who was sought for I y
thu hir'hett, vn-iltiilst, and must ulltid
lu thu land, married u poor, alnieit w
knowu hunter. So w o no.