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BLOOMSBURG, PA., FRIDAY, JUNK 25, 1886.
TnK COLUMBIAN, VOL. XX NO 25
COLUMBIA DEMOCRAT, VOL. L, NO 10
T K. WALLKlt,
Omco over IsL National Bank. moom
0 :loo In Silt's Building,
J OHN M. (JLAHIC,
JU-mUB UK THE I'EAUK.
o Son over Moycr Bros. Drug Store.
p W MtLLKli
ortuotn liro vor'sbulldlng.setondfloor.room N0.1
I) KltA.SK ZVKK,
on corner of Centre and M aln streets. Clark j
Can be consulted In derm in.
ATT OR N EY-AT-LA W,
O II ! 1 o First ll.i ir, front room of CoL
UMiii.vN llalldlnit, Mil 11 street, below Ex.
AUL E. Willi'.
OltlUO lU OUIAIUBUN UUILD1NO, llOOQI NO. 9, SOCOnfl
ULr UJ'.tdllURG. PA.
1NIIUH. L. 8. W1NTIH8TMW.
rCMOKH & WINTERS TEEN,
OH'id tu 1st National Bank building, second floor,
nratdJif totUdli-ft. Corner of Miln and Mark-l
streets Ulooinsourg, Pa,
lejy'eniii'K ti'itl Uoitn'.iet Collected.
J II, M.vrzE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
OlUca In M Uze'a bulldUy oror Blllmeyer's grocery.
( nrsTRtcr a rroiurjir.)
iWOIUao over Dentlir's shoo store,
JOIIK C. YOCUM. O. K. GKY3I1.
YOCUM & OBYElt,
C TAWIS8A, PA.
(Onice front suit of rooms on second floor of
1,iwb Item building.)
tr-CAN 111! CONSULTED IN OEKMAN.JJJ
xmmiiers of Sharp and Alleman's Lawyers i.nd
iint?r'l)lrcctory and the American Mercantile
",? liitM-tion l Association. 111 Clio prompt and
Siretul atu'Sllon collection of claims in any
n rr nr tha United states or Canada, as well as to
' " ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
Jackson Bnllillng, Kooms 4 nnil 5.
TtT II. IUIAWN.
Offlce.cornerol Tnird and Main streets.
jj v. wuirE,
B L 0.0 M S B U R 0 . PA.
OlUce In Browcrs' Building, 2nJ Uor.
jyI(JllAEL V. EYEULY,
Conveyaneor, Collector of Claims.
LEGAL ADVICE IN THE SETTLKMENT OF
Jironice in Dent er's bulldlns with P. P-'"'"
mSyer, uttorney-al.law, f.out .ooins 2 n d floor
Uloomaburi;, Pa. lapr-st
ATTOUNKY AT-LA W
It jr wick, Pa.
T B McKEI.VY, M. r).,S,irK.on and H.y
tj .iaun.iiurtmid Main jUrvBt.bfiu M..int
AL. VHITA, Auiriifv-M Law, I'Uiu
. front room over Post omco,
R. J. 0. RUTTEK,
Offlce, North Market street,
It Wil. M. HEUEIt, 8iirgcon ami
urtlclan. omco corner otltocl! and Market
K. EVAtfS, M. D.. Burfieon and
.PliyaloUu, o,uci on Uoaldonco on Tlilra
OnitlSTIAN P. KNAl'P, BLOOMSUOHQ.PA.,
MKUCl'lANW. oV NEWAItlT, N. J.
CLINTON, N. V.
TUese-i i-n coaroiiATiONa are w ell seasoned by
a.'e and nuK tistko and have never )et liau a
fo'sli aSttied b "any court ot law. Their assets are
all Invested In solid BSCUKiriKa are liable to tue
SS'wlnlx and uonhtlt adjusted and
paid as Boon as determined by Ciikistiah r.
Etiff, imltl. AOI1NT ANU AUJCStlB UI-OOKSSUHU,
'the people of Columbia county should P&tron
Ue the i agency where losses If any uve settled and
iisli by one of ther own clllzons. ,,. .
BBPU0MITNES3. K0U1TV. PAIU DKAUNQ.
T F. IIAUTMAN
iiraastNTB tui foliowino
AMERICAN INBURANOEjCOAl I'ANIEB
North American of Philadelphia.
Pranklln, " "
Pennsylvania, " "
York, ot Pennsylvania.
Hanover, of N. Y.
Oueena, ot London,
North British, ot London,
omco ou Muket Hlioot, .So, 9, Bloomsburg,
oot. 4, I-
BLOOMSBUKG, Pa. '.
S. P. IIAGENRUOir, Clkiik.
Tola weit.known hotel has boenfurnUUed new
from top to bottom.
The proprietors, who took possession April 1st.,
have given tue placo a complete renovatinir. The
tf avelllnir pubUo will receive first-class attention.
fvpiiicm, AS USUAL apr.Kwma.
TO LOOK AT TO-DAY !
And Where to Buy -Cheap.
THE NEW I'DEAL. CO.
Opposite tEic lPosloflicc.
Is ollbring bargains this week in an unetnialed variety of L,a-
cHch' Iiiicn Collars.
A IIiuhIhoiiic Choice of Children's Neckwear.
Elcgunt Novelties in Children'H Caps.
The Best Corset for -loc. and upwards.
Large Assortment Turkish Tidies.
Ladies' Kid Gloves, in 3, 4, 5 button.
Naif dollar's worth for a quarter;
I 'm. wortli ior ()C. iNotlung like this oiler in tins city.
How can we oiler Embroideries at half price ? Simply
becau.se we got them at half wholesale prices. It wouldn't be fair
not to let our lady friends have the benefit of our fortunate
THE NEW I'DEAL'S
Clueap Fey wdls Store.
AiNwmoiiT & co.,
TEAS, bVHUl'S, COFl'EE, SUCIAH, JIOLASSES,
UlU.S , 81'lOm, lllUAItll SODA, KTO , KfO.
.N. E. Corner Secon 1 and Arch Sts.
t" Orders will lvcehe pro.npt attention.
yy ii. nousij,
Ui.ooM3itur.fi, Um.UMiii i Uoijnti', Pa
All atylesot work done In a superior manner, wor
wuriauteaas represented. 'Ikkth Exthaci
kd without 1'ain by the ue ct Has, and
(reool cbaro nbenartlllclalteetb
Olllcoin IJirton'a bnllillng, Mala Street,
below Jliuket, llvu doors Uulow KimM
drug sloro, Ural llnor
7o be nnen at all hourt during the r'aj
Jot w -It
lor worKinp pocpie, t-entl lu cents post
OLre.nntl wo will lnull ou Irtt. a ioal,
uluablo siimple tux o( sooils Hint will
Day iou In ihc way oi making troie
money In a few rtaja llion sou ei or ilioii;l.t pos.
bio at any business, capital not requluil. You
can lHo at home and woik lutpaio tin e only, or
autnoiimo Mini noiu sexi-s, ui nuukre,i;iui.u.
ly successrul, so cents to (5 entity earned cery
evening. Tnat all wlio want woik- inny test tliu
buslnes-s wemako tills unparalleled oner: 'lo all
who are not well antlMleil we will send tl to pay
rortlio troublo ot wrltliiK us. l'ull particulars,
directions, tic, bent Iree. Immense pay absolute
ly suits tor all who slait at onco. I on't delay.
ddres3 Htinson SVo., I'oilland, ilalne. lUeeia.
H. C. SLOAN & BRO.,
M inutacturora ot
CARRIAGES BUGGIES, PHAETONS
SLEIGHS, PLATFORM WAGONS &C.
Plrst-olasa work alwajB on band.
HEPA 'llilNO NIU TL Y DONh.
ViVe reduced lo uit Ike limn.
BLOOM PLANING MILL
Tho undcrrlsned linvlne put his Planing HI
on Itallroad street. In ilrst-eiasa condition, Is pre
pared to do all kinds ot work In his line.
FRAMES, SASH, DOORS,
turnisnea at reasonable prices All lumber useo
Is well soasouc d and nono but skilled workmen
ESTIMATES FOE BU1IDINQS
urnlshod on ip.illcillon. Plans and spccinc
oo, Kipiri 1 riy i atporloncod drausbisman
ltlnoin stun v, I'u
Five Cold and Two Silver Medal,
nwarded In 1885 nt tho Expositions of
New Orleans and Louisville, and tho In.
ventlona Exposition of London.
Tho superiority of Corallno over horn
or whalebono has now been demonstrated
by over Ave yeara' experience. It Is mora
durable, more pliable, moro comfortable,
find never brtakt.
Avoid cheap Imitations mado of various
kinds of cord. Nono aro gcnulno unless
"Db. Wabneb's Cobalinb" Is printed
on Inside of steel cover,
FOR SAIE 1Y AIL LEADINB MERCHAITS.
353 Broadway, New York City
... . nnta rrlVTI ttWUV. Knnit U
cents poitairo, and by moll you wll
iWWVf.lnn will KtfirL VOI1 ill Vt Ork
hat will at oneo brliof you In money nuter than
anyth liielso in America. All about tbep',)00
In presents with each bo. Agents wauled ev.
erywhens of either sex, of all aws, tor aU the
time, or spare time only, to work, for us at their
ownlioiutn. rortunea ior an wormni uuauiuioijr
ilsurcd. Don't delay. 11. luum uu.l-ort.
land, Maine. tdeclgM
a quarter's worth for 12e. and
We haTO our own Latwratory at tha Delaware River
Chemicfil Works, and two Ohiniiita constantly cm
pluyed there work inn out Bclentitio thooriea, ana our
practical ktiowWlgn Rained by about 60 yenri on
firm and over UU jcara m manufactarem of fer
Th1irfw an-1 ejtendfd iitw accorded IIAIKJII'H
HAW ifONi: .UNUUi:S for more than thirl r
yeam -wpecHlly darinir lw.V6-ind tho uniformly
oxcellfiit re-tultM which fanners report haTinic aerired
fr m them ara very (rratifyinjr. and encourte us to
continue t bo product Ion of articles which will lie sure
to kivh the needed ri'iilltH ut tlicloueMt cost
to the cniMiiiiier.
We aim M have our RAW IIONT. .IIAMIUKS
m near perfertion as it la hi the power of our chtm
lt to mke tliein.
There aro nolmprovemon ta or economy of manufac
ture RUfftieHted liycience or acconiphshml throush
a loiurnTp3ritnoe,that ws have not practiced tn tho
production of cheap and reliable fertiliser.
As our manufacture nml importation of chemical
mmiiromipplieH take a wida ranjre, we are in a posi
tion to supply you with Jiut what you want In the
way of fertilizers, at tho very lowest prices.
Hand for llnnuh'M VhoNphntR Jntde, AIho
prices and sampler of ltaiiRhfl Haw ltone Manures,
nf RAW 1101 E I
of our Works, ntm
SKrr 1 'PHILADELPHIA, PA.
copr ,i mil
atiil tlltlnllt l Cvin
rtowir Skrak, .tUOO
OlirtTent IctlidH. AIho Hit
His Kiowi Kiel rilrll.
Ill, ullli Sl,f. Pliml,
or Hie khul afT mb
C'enlH tttami3 for
a tminple copy, also our
lirlce lo ftcem. Agontil
w Anld tvtnwhirt. Ad.
Tlltk lltlll.PUm l.Pl.
MCRICN PUB. C0..I7 Korlh
SINGER CI 7
1II1N NTYI.K U1
IK A lu tiet ot
1 J Atlnclimcnta.
-r- r. Hcnil for
'las if o ti st., vuuu.. i'o.
Apr. 2 47W.
BEWARE OF COUNTERFEITS.
ASK YOUB GROCER FOR IT.
Adams' Patent !deu"
$1.75 por rod nnd upwa'di
All kinds of Iror. Fcncti, GiIji. firt f sc i '
Iron "Work In aU tt;U.
Coal Sereesi a rpeclalty.
Iron Ladderi, Wheels & Cresting.
Blickimlthlng In ll bnnche). Eillmilti furnlihed.
EAGLE IRON WORKS,
Oor, TJulou Sc Canal St,
innrcli 13-80 ly.
W. R. TUBBS, PROPRIETOR
I a b esand convenient, sample rooma. liatn roorai
hot and cold water and all modern conveniences
1 MUM Bend 1U cents postage, and
S (illr you iw a royal, uluabh
A U1C 1 oi fc'iXkU Unit "III put jo
0f maliltiK t.ioiit tiiouev t
Send 1U eenta postage, and wo will mall
Uiuuuir, IMlIlipiu uua
put ion Intho way
anything else In America, llotli texca oi all agca
can lUo at homo and work In spare time, or all Me
tliuc. Capital not required. Wo will Btntt you.
Immensoimy sum for thow) who start at once.
Ul'lNSON CO., l'ortland, Jle. novsoiy
iiaklntr i.torn utoueu ui once, mar.
Cur. Ckebtuut uud Klalilb Hu,
Iticclie .tdverllariuents for tbla l'ir.
CCTIllXTr? Tor lEtUnrERlCWBTIallC core
tollMAlLOnt Lowest Cosh Rates 1 11 LC
silSlV-AYER & SON'S MANUAL
Mend six cents for post.
use, and recett e f ree,a cost
ly box o( g 'Odii wbtcli will
lieln vntl to mnrH mnnnv
III, rlk'hl away than anythuu
tin In thla wnilil. All. nr
cither sox, succeed from
Tim broad road to fortune onena no
lo o tho workers, absolutely sure. At onco ad.
dress, Turn Co., Aususta, Maine. C IWS
I pence VeTu'"E?
6 If Pn&T
CHILLS and FEVERS
PAIN in the BACK & SIDES
KIDNEY AND LIVER "
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS
The Genuine hu Trade Mirk nd croiied Red
TJnel on wrapper.
TAKE NO OTHER.
the nopnlar f Avorite for drawl rtf?
the hair, Ilcntorinff color whan
and preventing I'andmfT.
It cloonwn tho fualp, rtopff tho
hair falling, and in intra ta pica).
60o.and 81.00 at DnurKlsta.
The best Cough Cure you can tise.
And the best preventive know n for Conmimptlon. It
curea bodily pains, and all disorders of the Stomach,
Bowels, Lungs. Llrer, Kidneys, Urinary Organs and
all Female Complaints. The feeble and tick, Btrug
gllri against disease, and slowly drifting towards
the irrave, will In most caaea recover their health by
the timely use of Pabkik's Tonic, but delay la dan
gerous. Take It In time. Sold by all Druggist In
large bottlea at $L00.
The wvfert, surest, quickest and best cure for Corns,
Bunions, Worta, Moles, Callouses, Ac. Hinders their fur
ther growth. Btopaollpoln. Gives no trouble. Slakes the
feet comfortable, Hlndercorns cares when every thing
clsofaUs. SoldbyDruggUtsatlSc. Hi8coxCo..N. Y.
uug. 14 ly
TV Tfi A. FA )rV ThotnotnatterhowBevero
J J JJ your ltlieumatlam or how
lontr you nave nuuereu. you can renei, ancvw nai'
more, jretltTtermanently "forlkevp'e'aa tho boy
terwely put It
7"7 TS A WA fir-That thouwinda navo hail
yOJ thin glad exierlc-uce, and
now rejoice In perfect health. We can abow you
the testimonials uf many cuch,
IT IS A FACT- tto
does tho bnfilncfw and baa dnno It BliccCRRfnllr CTCry
time It baa boen tried according to dlrcctloue.
7 T TOT A 77yf rf7T That thl. remedy, thonffh
,n " f -'L.L emnp.rnnjjj. uew in our
country, una lieun tiHcd very maiiy yearn In souio
iart3 of Euroiv. and itli wonderful eucccs.
ITT TS? A 17 A fl V That tho Itutwian Ilheu.
J' J niatlim Cure has tho en.
dorwiuent ot uuiucnt Euroiican iihynlclauB anil
Oo emment sanitary comrutapions. Mlthout which it
could not bo imbllcly sold In somo of thce countries.
TT TV i TfA CT That nmTM. Frank of
L I! vl J'- Frank Iiros. & Co. (1 N, W
ht.,Hula,leliihia. suiTered foryears with Rheumatism
lu the anna and shoulders. lie. says : I tried every,
thinir. but nothinir hellted until I lioiurht the II. U.
Cure. "Hcurcdruocompletcly and very quiday."
Descriptive pninplilet. with testimonials, free.
. ) If mailed. 100. additional.
Price S2 . DO . ! If rcKlsU'xed. IOC more.
As ret It is not to bo found at tho store, but can
only bo had by encloslnn the amount as above, and
nldrwkluK the American proprietors.
PFAELZER BROS. & CO.
810-821 IHurkct fitrect, l'lilladelpblav .
CURES ALL HUMORS,
from a common Illntrli, or irruption,
to tho worst Nvi'Ofulii. Snlt-rlioiim,
(Fovtr-Morb.11 Sen!' or Hough Skin,
In ehoit, nil iliw.-ii3f8 caused by lml blood nro
conquered by this pownrful, pnrlfyinjr, nnd
invljroratinBr medicine, (-rent l.iitlni;
rors mpldly heal under its iK-nign InlHienco.
Especlallv has it inanlt'i-stod its potency in
curlnB" 'roller IKoo ICawli, Hulls, Cnr
bunclcH, so i'o St'i'uhiloiiN Sorea
mut NwoIIIiikh Hip -.lot lit lilftnt.0,
While Sirollluu, tJoliie, or TJilcU
Keck, nnd i:nliirucl filuiul. Fend ten
cents In stamps tor u Inruo treatise, with col
ored plates, ou iSklu Diseases, or the eaino
amount for at rent ioo on Strofulortj AlTeetlons,
"Tin; m.otn) is Tin; .ifj;.
ThorouKhlv clctuiso It bv lislntf Dr. Pierce's
;oldeii jletical HUcot er uiul pooit
cllgCHtion, h fair Hlcln lniojaiit pl I'
ll t. vital NtreiiKlli, and MHitic iicxMif
coimlUtUloiu will bo tit MM-1 I.
vliloli Is ScroralouM i?lcuso of tkc
laiiiRw, is promptly ana ti uuinly i.ncbUd
nnd cuied by this Uod-fflvt n n-iuedy, if tuken
before tho laptstntresnt tlndien&onru uuched.
1'iom Its wondertul power our this teiribly
fatal disease, when limit oirerintr this now cel
ebrated remedy to tho jmblle, I'urcd
thought seriously of enHfiin' it his toii
bUinptloii (aire," hut uhaudouoil that luuno
hs ton limited fur n iniiilciue which, lioni Its
wonUoi'lulcouibtiiiitioiinr tnnle, or fitmitjihcn
i.ig:, ulteiative, or lm m! i iiiislny.iinti-bilious,
pectoral, and mitiitlY nioiK itlk'b, Ij uueqiialed,
iiot only us u remctly ior consumption of tho
Itms, but for nil
Liver, Biood, am! Lungs.
If jou tsv diul, druwer, debilitated, bav
enllnw color of 6kln, or jellowiHlwbrovrn fnot,
on lueo or tody. lieqncnt hcaduche or dizzi
ness, bun tusio in mouth, internal neat or cbllia,
nllcTiKUInt' Willi hot llnahea, low spirits and
irlodiiiy borcbodlnirs, lrreiriuar annetlto.
contcil toniriie, you uro sullerltifr from Indl
luntlim. D) IciiIii, i.nd Turplil 1jI er,
or "llllloiiMiioia. in many tases only
part of tlieso syniploins nro experienced. As
n temedy lor till audi eases. Ilr. l'lcrce
Uoldoii iilodienl Illtcovcry has do
1'orAVonk I.iiilB", (IplUlliK of Illood,
Sevoi-o Coiiirha. Coiisiimiitluii. and
kindred alTections, It la a 6oveielgn remedy,
Send ton cents in stamps for Ilr. l'ieroes
booiconuonsuniptioii. soiu uyxiruKKI'ts
PRICE $1.00, "iVaToo8.
World's Dispensary Medical Association,
Proprietors, 0d3 Main St., UorraLO, N. Y.
VAafi tVUX T TTTTT
.NTI.lllI.IOHS ami OATIIAUTIO,
Sold by DruuKUU, cents a vial.
la orfcreil by tho proprietors
of Hr bago's Catarrh Itemed
for it ease of catarrb wblcb they
It vou have a dlsclmrae from
the nobo. nlTeti.lvo or other
wiso, iartlalloas of smell, taste,
or hcirlmr. weak ovefi. dull natn
or preuuro in iifan. you nave catarrh. Thou
sands of raes terinlnatn in constimntlnn.
Dr. gage's UATAIUii) HcMEnr cures tho worst
movent Catarrh, ilolit III tho llond,"
uim iiiiurri.ui iicutiatiiv, uu vwu,
t btanod and all patent business attended to for
Our oiilce Is opposite tbo U. H. Patent onico, and
wo can obtain Patents In less time than those re.
mole from Washington.
ben t model or drawing. We advise as to pat.
entablltty free of charge, and we make no cbarge
unless patent Is secured.
We reler Ueie, lo tbo Postmaster, the Supt.ot
Money order llv , and to oniclala or tbe V. 8.
Patent oalco. l'or circular, advice, terms and
references to actual clients In our own Bute or
uuuuiy, wiue iu
C. A. SNOW & CO.,
Opposltn Patent onico, Washington, l) 0
TflROUUH DEVIOUS WAYB.
ilr Kt.T.A W. PEATTIK.
Tho rtutumn wind was laden with
promise of a bleak nnd rainy overling.
At tlio door of tho houso tho vrlnd wait
ed liko ft sheriff to force nn entrance
Within four cousins sitting together in
the gray dusk wcro talking on a sub
ject an full of matter to them as tho
evening was of damp. Tho slovo had
not yet been put up for tho winter, the
musiiii curtains hung limp at tho win
dows and tho colorless walls looked
tike mounting sheets ot mist, shutting
them out from all warmth and comfort
and gaiety. Tho cauc-scatcd chairs,
placetl geometrically against tho walls
of Iho room, wcro somewhat disarranc-
( now uy tlio slavering persons, two
t whom sat wrapped In shawls, with
their elbows upon tho centre table. A
girl, a littlo older than these, paced up
and down tho room with her armsfold-
d behind her. She did not look old,
thero were an activity and animation
about hor that seomed to defy even tho
encroachments of an October in tho
Northern Peninsula of Michirraii. The
last member of the quartt tie was a thin
young man with a p.itjcnt, cadaverous
taou such as isolated tarineis oltun
Tho hind ain't oi th S3 an acre,"
ho was saying lo his companions, "and
don t know ns we ll have another
such an offer as wo'vo jot now. Wc
might as well sell and douo with it. I
never was no hand for breakinp; up
wild lauds anyhow,"
"iNor I, exclaimed tho cm, who was
walking tho tloor mischievously. But
to one pud any attention to her.
"it tnicht l'ivo llattiu and .Nora a
start down in town in tho millinery or
iressmaking business or something
icht and centeel. Neither of 'em atu t
much on farrain', an' I don't know's I
blamed 'em much.'' Tho girls referred
to sat silent, with that irresponsivencss
of which onlv an American woman is
capablo when sho demurs. "I don't
supposo David cares much what is done
with the land, but it wouldn't be right
lor us to clo8o tho agreement till he
gets here, and ho'll be here to-morrow
night at thu latest. 1 thought-sure ho d
conic to-night. My share will givo mo
a boost over tho winter, for I'm not in
a state to sneezo at ready raonev.
What Margaret will do with hers I
1 slnll endow an awum for indi
gent cats, "said tho girl called Margaret.
it might go quite away it it is ex
pended for diluted milk, but I don't
think there will bo enough to do much
Tho cousins all looked a litllo shock
ed at her flippancy. Sho was town
bred, and th"y had never gotten over
tho idea that sho might bo a little dan
gerous. For a long time after her
mother s death sho had kont liouso for
her father, but when ho too died sho
camo to the country to livo with her
cousin aetn. ilo auci his sisters lived
on a vast tract of land which their
father had dignified by tho name of
farm. When, worn out with his fight
with tho elements and tho soil, his
narrow old soul had loft his toil-worn
body, his children found that his farm
was to bo equally divided between
them, their orphan cousin, Margaret,
and thu son of his vounsrest brother.
I'his son was David, of whom Seth had
spoken, and ho was m his lost year at
Ann Harbor, having taken tho law
coiiibe in tho university. None of the
cousins had over seen him, but they
knew that ho had sufficient money to
relieve him from tho tiressuro uud.T
which thoy labored.
"You speak as it you didn't want to
sell, Margaret. Now if you don't why,
just pipe right out and let us know it."
"I can t help wondering, coz. what
makes this man so anxious to buy. I'm
sure the land doesn't present an at
tractive appearance at present. I can't
get over tho idea thatthom is moro to
it ihau appears on tho surface."
Well, 1 hain't no Hideo of that,
Margaret. I'm a fair-dealin' man and
I don t look for nothin' but fair dealiu
n others. 1 ho two sisters looked at
Margaret as much as to say,"Seo there,
now 1 liiush tor your suspicion. Jsut
fltargaret continued to look wise.
"1 here a no use in waiting hero long'
er to night for David, tf ho had como
on that train surely ho would have
i oat lied ht ro bv this time. I'm going
lo tho kitchen to pop souio corn.
ut tho brother and sisters still
clung to tho unaccustomed splendor of
ino "nest room, and Margaret was
forced to go to tho kitchen alono.
Margaret tied a wide gingham nprou
about her, coaxed tbe languid Gro to a
generous blazo, brushed tho hearth, lit
tho lamp, drow tho curtains, softly
singing alt tho while, and then sat
down with a panful of cars of corn and
briskly snapped tho kernels from tho
cobs. A few minutes later a shivering
wayfarer pausing by tho outer door
heard tho merry popping of tho kornols
in tho trying pan. ilo kuocked.
"Uomo in 1
Ilo entered. The glow of tho firo
lit up her bright young face. Tho
warmth, tlio light, tho crackling of tho
fire, nnd tho popping of tho corn mado
a bi'iiovolent welcome.
"Aro you Cousin Nora J"
"No i but you aro Cousin David."
'I was nover called David in mv lifo,
I am uavo I
"I ant Margaret. Aro you wet t Is
it raining T"
"Ualmng I It is dome nothing half
soheaityor pleasant. Tho wind is
liko a wit sheet. 1 am shivering.
Ilo threw his coat off and rovealed tho
Blenderiicss ot Ji'h liguro. ills oyea
were quick aim sharp, his mouth linn
his expression reserved. "Uo looks
liko a very proud man," thought Mar
garet, as hIio went to call her cousin
from tho parlor. "I wonder how ho'll
get on with both.'
"My I'' exclaimed Nora, "to think
of his goin' tight iuto tho kitchen
and you must tinvo mado an awful
muss with tho corn I
"It scorns a very good thing to havo
somo relatives, said tho young man
spreading his hands to tho blazo when
Nora and Seth had set down by hira
and Margaret and Hattio moved softly
about preparing tho coffee. "Now
tell mo about tho sale." Seth and his
guest did the talking, David driukin
tho urown, steaming colleo nnd Set
dipping his hand from tiiuo to time i
tho dish of pop-corn. Margarot, mov.
ing about in stately seii-consclousucss
felt David's oyea lixed upon lior ant'
grow hot and red. Sho was a littlo
shy of this dapper young college critic.
Too loyal toBliow by word or action
that sho was not of tho B.ttno stuff ns
her situplo hearted country relatives,
sho yet felt piqued at tho thought that
10 doubtless confounded her with
"Why is it that you do not wish to
sell, Cousin Margaret 1" lie asked at
ength, when Seth had finished all Ins
"JJecauso ho s too anxious to buy,
said she, coloring at tho emphasis of
"I fico you aro a true woman."
"If I am, I havo borrowed t mason-
ino quality in being suspicious."
"Margarets n lectio loo sharp with
ior tongue, said belli apologetically.
"To make up for being so slow with
her wit,"eaid she,and vanished through
tho door to return no moro that night.
Whatover David Scott did ho scem-
d to do quickly and easily. Tho next
morning ho left tho houso and'j was
gone to tho neighboring village two
lavs. When hu returned it was u
clock in tho evening. I he household
was just on tho point of retiring. Nora
at by tho hearth pensively doing up
er hair in curl papers, belli was put-
ng tho limshing touches to a harness
which ho had been oiling. Hetty was
folding up' tho ironed clothes icady to
bo laid iu tho drawer. David saw all
this as ho entered, and ho taw, too, a
glimpse of a shirt of blue, which dis
appeared as ho opened tho door. "So
have made an enemy ot my untamed
cousin, ho said to himself. "Well, it
ho declares war, all I can do is to
mako an honorable retreat.''
Well, man, what's tho news
"My boy, we're made. Tho news is
iron, iron l ironj i Here, under our
feet, all about us, iron which, being
interpreted, means gold 1 Wo'ro rich,
I tell you. I've a littlo fortune to risk
it, and to-morrow we'll begin.
What do you say t" Seth's quiet face
lit up with a deep Hush. Ho could not
peak, bucccss did not seem natural
"Tho man who tried to hurry through
that salo represented a syndicate. I
got on to his littlo snap in uo time."
name ran trom tho room to tell
Margaret, but when sho told her Mar
garet only said : "Well, I supposo
wu'll find it moro agieeablo in somo
"Margaret bcott 1 criod llatlic, in
dignantly, "you aro a regular stock
"Coz," replied Margarot,with a mys
terious shrug, "I would give this for
tune which is coming if you will turn
mo into a stock and a stone.''
David Scott did not go back to col
lege. Ho stayed at tho village and con
ducted tho work which wont on at tho
farm. Tho profits were not long in
coming, and 'hen they began to como
they came thick and last.
"You aro tho goosp, said Margaret
to David on ono of those rare occasions
when thoy met, "who laid our golden
Thanks, ' said he, "but don t imag
ine I was disinterested in it. I did it
for a reward."
"Did you get it, sir V
"Not wholly. I hoped for tho good
will, or at least thi small thanks, of my
cousins, ihreo ot them nave given
mo both heartily ; ono of them with
holds everything from me save her dis
like." I thought you wero too busy got-
ting rich to notice snob small things,"
said Margaret spitefully. Sho was
sorry tho minute sho saw how hurt ho
looked,but sho would make no amends.
Tho young aro never averse to a pictiir
eqsue misery. Margaret Scott nuiscd
hers as a mother does a puling child.
Sho took long walks by tho Superior,
which blew cold as man s ingratitude
Sho meditated for hours iu tho large,
sparsely-furnished room where sho
slept. Her vigorous personality was
inexpressibly irritated that hor fancy
should so easily and lightly havo
fastened itself upon a man who was a
total stranger, and ono at that who
secmod to havo no wish nor tiiuo for
wooing. Margaret would watch him
from tho window. Ilo seemed to bo
everywhere at once. No shirking es
caped him , ho was orderly, capable,
ingenious and practical ; his clearness
and decision challenged her admiration
anow each day.
What will wo do with all this
money of ours t" she said ouo day to
Mora and iiatue. "i suppose wo might
as well spend some of it."
"1 m not sure 1 know how, laughed
"And thero is no chance here, any
how," said her sister regretfully.
"Well, 1 guess I may as well go
whero it can bo done. I'm going to
Chiuago," said Margaret.
bho was ono of thoso women who
can stait on a journey Bhort of a
month's preparation, and the next day
but ono she started when her cousin
was away. Yet sho stealthily watched
f.'otn the car window in tho hope that
ho might bo returning. Hut though
among all tho figures that loafed in lop
sided altitudes about the platform
thero wero many familiar oncs,sho did
not lind his.
Hut ho did not return till tho follow
ing day, when ho camo to find Mar
garet gone, lie was uot what one
would term a sentimental man. Tho
ilirectncss, tlio candor, tho educated
common eenso of his mind precluded
anything liko morbidity in him j but
all' tho samo ho touud it a d.flicult mat
ter in tho days that followed to keep
Ins mind upon his work. Uo roll
deeply chagrinod. lie oould not per
ceivu how ho had mado himsolf obnox
ions to Margaret, nut tnat ho had in
some way dono so ho could not doubt.
Tho dull farm house, with its desolate
garden, its commonplaco ulterior, grow
distasteful to him. His cousins Hattio
and Nora going on about their domos-
tiu rouutl wero utterly savorless to him
With inherent frugality they still
thought only ot saving, nnd had not
tho remotest realization of tho possibil
ity of their possession. Seth was filled
with a heavy sort of prido at his now
importance, but it euemutl to weigh
upon him and tako from him what litllo
lightness ot heart ho ever had.
David Scott plainly saw, however
unconscious it may havo been, that it
was tho lasoinatlug liono ot seeing Mar
garet, though ho reoeivod no welcomo
trom her, that had taken him so fre
quently to tho houso in tho intervals
of his busy hours. Hut ho would al
low himself no to.uler day-dreams.
.u "Am i a man to wasto uiouesiiu mo
. I . . . T .. . ' .
on a woman who cannot love met'' he
protested with himself. "I am no bar
barian that I should pursue a woman
with attentions that sho resents." Hut
tho longing for her grow almost insup
portable. Ilo could not rid himself of
a laiintinir. c host ko iiar"arot tuai
scorned to dog his steps and to vanish
whenovcr ho turned his eyes upon her.
Hor strong, activo frame, hor dear eyes
her taunting mouth, her musical voico
seemed to pervade his atmosphere, and
ho felt them about him nnccaslnslv.
"It is simply because I'm a human
being," ho told himself cynically. "My
timo has como tor mating. My scorn-
fill cousin. Margaret, chanced to bo
within ranco of mv vision and there-
by hangs this tale." After nil of this
comforting philosophy it was somewhat
humiliating when, a week later, he
passed tho' farm houso on his way lo
tho works and saw her at tho rear win-
dow. to havo every drop ot blood iu
his body suddenly stop and then raco
madly through his veins liko tho surg-
itig waters of a Bpring-timo Hood.
"You aro back again The said stupid-
'Yc,'' she answered. "I hope you
aro well, sir. l hen, without waiting
lor a reply, she hurried awav. Alter
this JJavui never ventured beyond tho
threshold of the hoifo when necessity
took him thithor.
"Como in," Seth would say to him.
lfYo wouldn't know th' house. Mnrgarot
brought a hull oar load ot truck noma
with her, besides two fellers to do th'
fixin' fur her. Th' very walls is liko
picturs, an, as lur tno cheers, I swau
they u mako a loater ot a tollow in no
liuiu. An' carpets, man, an' rugs an'
curtains. Well, I be busted, if sho
ain't tho greatest on curtains I ever sec.
Hlow me, man, if thoy ain't up at th'
doors as well as tho windows. Then
th' books. Thel's what you'd like, now.
liad only tho effect of keeping David
at his haughty distance.
"Sho makes sunshine for all but me,"
ho complained bitterly to himself. Ho
saw Nora and Hattio in unaccustomed
splendor, and noticed that their placo
in the kitchen had been taken by a
buxom German girl. "I'll stay hero
till I've mado money enough to inyest
iu something that will givo a comfort-
ablo living, and then got as far away
fto1." here as possible,' bo vowed. That
night, as he was about to hurry homo
in tho early dreary dusk, Seth met htm
with a very anxious lace. .
Margaret s down with a fever, ho
announced. "I'm goin' fur the doctor,
"Let mo go," cried David. "You go
and Btay with the girls." In two.houra
thc doctor was iu Margaret's room,
David paced tho parlor below, waiting
for his verdict.
"She s bound to have a run of ty-
phoid," said tho doctor. "Hut sho's
got a good constitution, and I trust
she'll pull through." Then came days
of suspense which mado him ashamed
that he had called tho sentimental
moodincssof tho last two weeks' misery,
. uu.u ... b... ,ul wlUl Ulelr boot9 on ,. of
paney ue iroom is j at, papcrea wiui cm. booraing l0lVI19 iu thc
ii u oci vut.u uwuj .... .iiik" nntf.ra nf t.wi vn u-nrn k-
... ,1 T . . . . .. ..-.w .......
ll is, JMir. meso curomcics
At length ono day Nora rushed across as ho was known in the miuing camps,
tho cold fields, hatless, and begged hira committed suicide at Hozeman, Mon
to come to Margaret. tana, on September 27th. bv shooting
"Sho's been callin' for you, Dave, for
tho last two days, but Ilattie and me
thought sho would bo best pleased when
sho got well it wo didn t can you. lsut
I can't stand it ; really I can t. Como
quickl" Trembling in every limb, ho
reached tho room. Ghastly as tho
moon when it breaks through storm,
the girl lay tossing in the shadowy
gloom. What did no hear!
"David I David I Dear love I You
aro tired. Rest, dear one- Do thoy
think you never tiro T You aro grow
ing pale. I am watching you dear one
though yon do not guess it. Ah, you
must carry mo by storm, my knight.
will not coax your favor. A staunch
heart or none will I havo. Yet do not
look so grieved, love. O, Nora, what
a fool I am 1 I'vo lost my common
sonso Seo if you can find it for mo.
Suddenly alio becamo wild and raised
herself in the bed, tossing her arms
about and screaming for David.
"You will die, David, and never
know I loved you. Come, David,
David!" Ilo could restrain himself no
longer, but folded her in bis arras, and
with every soothing device love could
o-.njtiro laid her back upon tlio pillow
anrt lulled her into a peacelul sleep.
God bless you, David," said Haitie,
with tears m her eyes. "I behovo you
havo saved her.
Tho days that followed wero filled
with all blessedness for Margaict. Sho
dulighted m her weakness since it
brought such loving solicitude, such
watchfulness. And when tho deepen
ng bluo ot the sky told that tho timo
had como for tho trailing arbutus to
uiuwii me uiuu,..-B i.uuu ui "-'.
Margaret mado tho hotno ot David
mado tho homo of David
Scott all that ho had imagined sho
Mad King Ludwig a Suicide.
THE UETIIIIONEII MONARCH OP 1IAVAIHA
SEEKS A VIOLENT DEATH.
King Ludwig II., who was recently
deposetl fiom tho throno of Havaria,
committed suicide at six o'clock on
Monday of last week in tho evening by
throwing himself into Starnbcrg Lake,
near tho park ot Herg Uastle, about
tnty .m.,lM "outhwortof this city.
miles southwest of
While beiug conducted from Munich
to tho castlo on Saturday ho looked
pale and weary and responded mourn
fully but kindly to thu nffecttouato
greeting of tho peasants, who knelt in
tho roadways weeping ns he was driven
past. It was believed that precautions
had been taken to prevent him from
taking his own lifo. a possibility which
had occurred to his attendants, but that
evetiing ho was permitted to go out for
a promciiado in tho park with Dr. Giul-
den, his physician, tho attendants be
ing ordered to remain in tho castle.
Ur. (jiulden jumped into tho water
after him atid was also drowned.
Thero aro evidences that a violent
struggle occurred in tho lako between
tho lung and tho doctor, in tho endeav
or of tho latter to rescue his patient.
Many footprints can bo scon in tho soil
at thc bottom of tho lake, near whero
tho bodies wcro found, and thero aro
several bruises on Dr. Gudden's face,
which were probably mado bo the
King's finger nails. Tho marks consist
of two largo and two small scratches
on tho right sido of tbo nosu aud fore
head. 'Iho King's nails oxactly ill
tlieso scratrhos. Dr, Guddcn must
linvo been lorco I beneath tho water
timing tuo struggle, as ino jvingB iwv
marks wcro traced further than thn
doctor's. Tho umbrellas of both and
tho King's coat nnd overcoat. which
had evidently been lorn irom ms uouy,
wcro found on tho bank of the lako and
od lo ino discovery oi ino iraguuy.
Ludwlg promenaded in the morning
with Dr. Guddon and quietly conversed
with him whilo seated on a bench in
Deer Park near a point of tho lake
whrro a placard is posted forbidding
norsons to land. Ho and Dr Qudden
dined together in tho evening. Tho
King was composed in his demeanor
anil ate rapiuiy. nnisning ms meai in
half an hour. Afterwards ho nnd tho
physician left tho castlo together.
At 1 1 o'clock at night tho two bodies
wero found in tho lake, fifty pacos from
tho shore, in fivo feet of water, near
tho bench on which they bad sat in tho
morning. Tho watch worn by tbo
King and which was found on his per.
son had stopped at G..rt o'clock. Tho
prolonged absence of tho two had crc-
atcd alarm and caused the search to
bo mado that resulted in tho discovery
of tbo bodies. Dr. Mueller and the
King's stowa'd, Hubert, had tho corpses
convoyed to the JSerg astio and placed
Tho Homaoce of Gold Hunting,
KATE OF TUB MEN WHO DISCOVKRCK
SOME 01' TUB OltEAT AMERICAN
Tho superstitious belief is an old ono
say3 tho Denvor iVcioi, that, unless thu
discoverer of a cam)) meets an untime
ly or bloody end, his find will never
amount to anything, and this seems
borne out by facts, sime nearly all tho
discoverers ot tho great gold mines of
tho United btates, with but lew ex
ceptions, havo as tho saying goes, "died
early days tho
tiled by bul
lets, three wcro in their creations by
cavc-ine, and the rest drifted "away
with tho tide of imigration, havo bo-
come lost in oblivion, or died and was
buried m paupers gravis. George II.
Fryer, from whom tho celebrated "Fry
er Hill," or Leadville, derives its name,
died at Denver not long ago from an
overdose of morphine administered by
his own hand. T o years previous to
his death ho was worth a million or so,
but he died a pauper and almost with
out a friend.
Old Virginny, after whom the "Con
solidated Virginia" wsa named, and
who sold his claim for S25, a pony
and a bottlo of whiskey, cama to his
death bv an overdose from a bucking
mulo near Davton. Nev.
Hill Hodie, tho discoverer of tho
great Standard mine in Mono county,
California, slept his lifo away in a snow
storm while making his way to tho
Colonel Story, who gave his name
to tho country in Nevada whore the
Comstock is situated, was killed in bat-
tlo by tho Pyramid Lake Indians,
Thomas Tago Comstock died a ben-
car in a strange land. "Old Pnnnakp."
himself. Ho was the leader of tho
famous Hig Horn expedition that was
sent out by Nevada capitalists in search
oi tno i.ost uabin mines, supposed to
bo somewhere among the 15ig Horn
Mountains. Tho expedition was a
failure, and Comstock, whether from
disappointment or somo other cause,
while encamped near Hozeman. drovo
a pistol ball through his head and died
instantly. Ho was buried there, and
his grave is unmarked and unknown.
Near tho wild spot whero twelvo
years belore tho hidden treasure of
Alder gulch was fiist rovealed to Will
iam nairweathor was laid down to rest.
Liko poor "Old Pancake," this erratic
80ui stranded on tho shoals of dissipa-
tion, although each in his day had turn
ed a key the ono silver, tlio other
gcldeu which unlocked millions for
ethers but nothing for themselves.
William Farrell, who "struck" Meadow
Lake, died, a-victim to remoreo in one
of tho leading hospitals of San Fran
cisco, "haunted by tho spirits of 1000
deluded pioneers and prospectors pass
ing anil repassing his dying bed. Tbo
locator of the famous Horarstake in tho
niack Hills is said t0 havo afterward
turned read agent. Times going hard
with him, ho attempted to 6top n Btago
loaded and prepared for just such em
ergencies, nnd ho was plnntid along
side the road by the ten.ier-hrartod ox
press agents whom ho had tried to rob
and kill. Homer, in the Homer district
followed in tho suicidal tracks of Com
stock. After squandering a Bmall for-
(,lnn i.n aiirit i.:a ilr:na , ; ,u
nf on i,Vnr,i.,,n Hono-iim,, u;n nu
isureko, ' Kelso Austin. IdovdMacmd.
er "Nine-Mile Clark." Georgo Hankin-
son, Henry l'lumraer, and scores of
olhsrs died violent deaths in ono way
or another and reaped nothing from
tho rich finds each had made in his day.
TV 1 i:n l ...i : .1' t -
Mountain Cemetery, in Utah, in 1858:
a lono pravo under a wbitopino tree in
a frontier mining town of California
tells whero noor "Old Eureka" slemis
his lust sleep ; Kelso Austin was killed
and buried in Echo county, Nev. fif.
teen voars aro.
j , d Macruder. while conducting a
..,,' nf ,nno inni1(,(1 :., ,
ure f.om yiri-ia Citv to tho nearest
railroad, was murdered and robbed bv
his teamsters, who wero Plnmmers
outlaws in disgniso ; Georgo Hankin-
son and Henry Pltimmer wero hauled
up by vigilantes and strung up with
out tho formality of n trial. Plummcr
was a groat rascal. In the early days
of thu mining camps of Montana Plum-
mer was circled bhcritr of tho camp
about Virginia City. Ho was the first
loeater of tho rich ground nbout Vir
ginia City, but thought ho could mako
moro money, nnd quicker, too, by tak
ing whnt was already mined than by
laboring in that gulch day after day
and getting it by hard honest toil. Hut
no was tripped up nt last and died a
cringing, miserable coward on a gal
lows of his own construction.
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