The Carbon advocate. (Lehighton, Pa.) 1872-1924, February 07, 1874, Image 1

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I'.illtfoi' riii'O Proprietor.
AMW MET MCVE.55
TI'.IIMS:
Ono Dollar :i Vnnr In rtvni e
VOL. ,11., No. J2.
LEI1IGI1T0N, CAMION COUNTY, VENN 'A, SATURDAY MORNING, FEURUARY 7, 18T4
SINGLE COPIES. THREE CENTS
MlBIBEMiEMrff - LIVE
Lehighton Dirertory
Aflrllt.
W. r.VrellrM. Slngrr .Virfn.7 W.irJa'ne ""'
'lunmcclieid to f. II, S. t.l.r'si laiitMuH. :
llnllirr.
It. n. WIDDO?, SiariM, ,lti(r I'idUngtnd Warn-'
ponivg, u. dir Jt.htnte II IlinU ftlff.
Umll "Oil iline .ItnUirlt
Charln. U-vcr. jwrj inmftr Ut it-t:j!'a, lljt.k
.tre.'t;'alw, dtukrtn imfeilnnery'.
CUimm Urniroi L"MH'tbuiWg, I k Mint.
All vrdart )r.Mycii us.) 'A w if lui.t.if.
Control Inner.
Iausai.ii Kuhi a, iu.lletMert' Btt r., limit
ttrtvl. .H urdvt ;m rl.tf .fiM- i
Dry Cumin Hlttl Umct lies.
z. ii. i.i.(ir. i ii. i . b- i''i"''i ' "i,k ,'"
Hardware, turtrnwan, iMdit' Ortli (In!, tie.
31. A. I ellt, i.eii.k. 1 III", k. Hank st , 'rjl .
Cnxxr.rl, gweuniMic III."!', O U"l'
U. U. Snldaf. U'l'lt sire . lira 11,1 , X'iimt,
n,lr:,.l..;i-Ker,tl.Vanmiir, i7ima.i,dt ..
Drug mill Jleillelliea.
A.J Durllni;. lnl ilmn al""- ' k '
OiU, liuda, Itrjumtru, I'uttiil Wwfi1"',
Ilaiilunrr.
r. P. Eemitil,nirlv "M1. ' chnti? Ilolt-U Ifnk
litre.-, VMivutnri, Oil' Mi it, 1c-
Hotel.
Ihorom .artr. ' Cicbmiiie, ' rr- 1'uUIc fo,m .
Hank n. Jiitnnut' i"" ( . :
Furniture. WHreliouke.
V. EiiwsrU. lU"k .tio-i,iii.ftrin u" rf
Furuuun, iiJMi tnudtto (.run:
ri.i. limit Tnllnm.
CluiiM i D.t., Dank Urn.!, and
luTiiilhng oW, iAl, M.h., Jlutr, ll)f, dv.
Human H Beck, I'. U iLlUiiift JIi kt. ;'"f
grinding IW. Ail'. tiU.'.V.W
Mlllluei-.
JlrF.K.FntU.IU'Uflit.l. 2i..liWlelow tUSI,
K. Cuurcli. .VuHoihuh t','M"""g'
Pl,j lclun n ml urt;euii.
Dr. a S. Uei man, ( ri'ir 1 1'"' ! 1 1 u" "
Ctuul(iiiil ill i'uolu'i W O'l-niun.
Sr. N. 11. ltet-V, ixt d.i.r tc. V. O.. Ilmk ttrt. ,
IVmiultutum in Zmlit'i umi 6niiuw.
Prn Uloim.
Jot. OUrt.)!nk t.. UtHiii;. Curly odfnwH3
J. Vattlngrr i Son. U ink n, .''(' Kour-nnii
tml, liiKtrilt, riuiliaxd l.ttaM. ,
WolclllimUir nml Jeweler.
A.fl. Iiollrtiamer. M Ulli Huet. I'W Dnl! 6t.
w
,M. UAPrillUtl,
ATIOKNBY 'AND (JOU.NSElXOr; AT LA-,
1Jak blllT, Lillioilto, i .
Kit-ltena Ollrttlou Ar.nre. M l l'1'""' ?
t.ll .. f.) t.i.ii.ie. 6i.v.)i.iliir mill d"' ,'."'
'.VllMii 1. I U ". 'le. elllll.e 1 " ; J W
jiud UelUiau. "'
Ell. iMUlilli
JctiicE of mi; rcAci.,
lA-hlulitt'ii. Va.
Office In Ms tU u; m " "-' 5"nt:1,';
JIolil. LolUttii lib kuI Uiuwmii Ul'r
UttdH utiiiplj altiii'inl I".
-gj 11. blKWUtlS,
ATTOUSfcY AT LAW,
pli. C. MlMJIlCKt
JJ1HTI11CT ATT011NI.Y, ATT0UN1 Y AT 1.JW
Olll. Ill nimli: I rUM Itlnw illlellemi
Hotel, MUiltChuiik, I'.liu'u. Collei.lloi (ir. Il'pt
)y mJ. fr"" li-
J II. UiSIMICK,
' ' AUCTIONEER!
Otfct IVelniiorl, Pa.
;K Tl. enlM cf nerjr rfe'ftll tl m ullended t" t
MH)libIaehiiye. H p.tluing. ( llw ''lc
1 letlecllully Kllillid. it.
3E.
31, illll.UlbltX,
AtlOENEY AT LAW,
MAUCH CHUNK. TA. .
Oct 18, 1873.
-yrlien OH E lo 1VeUjiort,
Don't fall to call In n:u" 8t'0
W. I.. p.HITII,
nt llio
WEISSPORT HOUSE.
Hi- fcw-p cvprylliliiK nlcf'
flMioaiAS K.c.iir.r.ii.
JL CONVEYANCER,
eENEEAX INSURANCE AGENT
The fullowing CrmpnoUt ro Ilrpriuuted't
Lt'bHIlCM Mllllllll Flit',
lUedlnn Mulunl Fire,
Wjon lnij Fin-,
1'ottbVillo Flrp,
Lt'liili I'ltc, anil the
Travelers' Accident ln-iiuiii-i',
Aleo lYimnjhauiu and Mulnul llorsv
Tlilet Dultcmo ami !nsuiaiK-o Com
pany. MuiUi ill), 187U.
-RICK'S
Ploral Guide for 1874.
200 rages i 500 Engravings ami Colored
Dale. rubllil:id Qiluituly, at 25 cu.
aVYMD Flibt No. tor 1874 Just Istuwl.
A tieiman tdilluu at n.unu julee.
Addresa JAMl-a VJCK,
nov, 29. Iloiliebttr, N. Y.
AnGAIKS FOR 1S73 Mt
T lodeoni, nearly new, from f23.00
upwards. UEA1TY & PLOTTS.J
. . WlMliIUEloiJ, N.
Railroad Guide.
p E N X S Y L V A X I A n A I L II O A D .
Fast Time and Sure Connections J
Five I'-Xiii- Trnlm Dnllj from
Mill Uliliri; to tile Wot.
riillirnn Talnrp Cms llirmili from tlnr
luitu to Cliffiiuii, C'ihu'iiimll, Louis
villv ai.d bl. Li'tiU.
Tlifmlnderof O'll-mpernlwl fill rr,ntinlM lT
tlil-runiciny el hI'IA H f lll'i r'l'i luinuli null
'ttwel' iliau.-M tti'ili 1 n oilier Ml,e
rsf(tigt rs will liuil this, In all R'f-pccts,
The 8iiC('St..QutckrM & liloul
Cointoi (utile Itotilc!
3AGGAGE CHECKED THROUGH
37" For r.ali'.x. Tk-lscts nml nil In.
foiiiiullun, nijil tiill!'rliicl'Hl OQlci-s
till r.lin- of l-lil(;li VnllfJ' nliil Lrlit(!li
& bL'iii( liiiinia liullmniN. nml lit 1.
It. 1!. lh'Lt, Hiuil-lmtt', I'll.
A.J.UAS'ATr.ileneril Matusrr.
I). M. HOVIl. (Jelier.ll I'fKilal t-r A)fent.
.1. I'.IU.Y, Liiiiiein 'lunellhK Aelit.
llanli f, 1BTJ- O'Jl CIioiiiui &l l'lillJ'".
Livery & Sale Stables,
ii
t
UAMC STKrlKT.I.KIIIfJIITOX. Pn.
1 iilayi ketjp on liantl Hie lirst Imr
pis nml fnif-t ctiIiiijis, to be let nt
lively ui llielnwe.-t iilei'K Convejiiiices
can lie lind of me at tlof'liiirtL't n)--l-lilc
untie.', nl any Jiuur. I would call
tlii' iitti'iitluii nf (lie I'lilille tn my ;H'i
iv I liiitlitUh Inr siiiuilji' iialiiglo or uuu
ble luuins lur lunurulM, c. .
'i.K. It".!. iHViD'iimimir.
E. H. SNYDER,
CliblGISTO.V, PC..V'A,,
IJEAIXU l
Dry Goods, Notions,
GROCERIES, QUEENSWARE,
Glitssvinre, llnduan.', &e.
My 31, 1673
or.
Ami Denier In
Gcut'N I'm nlslilii? Gootls,
I.EIIIGIITON, I'A.
Constantly on hnnd a sjilendlil stock of
NEW GOODS.
CnnsUtlnt: of Plain nml Fancy Cloth".
CnssluiPri's nnd VtMliiKsforMi'ii' nml
llnjt.' Wear, wlilcli I mii prci nicil to
Mnki up to Order In tlm most Fublilon
utile Styles, ntsliint nutlce.
Ladles', Misses and Children's
A well fclecte.i stock of French nml
Turkey Moioeen, (iliive Kid, Litioi;,
Kid, i'ebblo and (invln Le.Ulier DuoU
and Slioen on liitml, or
Dltulu lt Order.
Hats, Caps and Furs,
Of llie:Latei-t Styles nlwnys o.i liuml.'ut
tllU LlllM'ht I'lluc.
AHo, Agent Ur tlio
.Imcrlciiii &. ; rover M ItaUcr
Sewing tocliiiics.
Only' One Price for Everybody.
Junt.my 11, 1873-) 1
rgXlic uiitlci'silgiivi! rcpucl-
ttilly nutiuuiicva that ho. U better
prt'iutied lliuu ttver to Ruy and Sell
littles,
Calf niitl, Sheep SUIns,
Tal It) iv and
IMnKicrlii il.ilr,
at his Old Slnnd, nearly opposlto tlio
put niuei', Hunk Street, lliiyljlun,
VST Thu lilulicst ca3li priuea fold for
IllJis nutl Stlui.
uoy.,5U. V. E. CREENaWALP.
.X
-Iv'ew Advertisements.
Now York Day-Book.
A DlM'TfATIC tfmiY. Krtrt)iHVpil tPutl. It
Thiih (2p-r s-rt nMinitMi inpiM fie. Ail
drM I) W-UitOK. ..w Voik C,
Wood's Household Magazine
'l ho ltol noirai Jiloiuiily.
T i M&i CMiiifnr tlii- m-t-'.i.
tP lU f3Ie Hi no;v In Iih Itlh
TlH-5 YOH.1llTK VAI.l.KY,
14x30 liiclirn. In 17 (111 Ciilfim.
ML8iiie, ' jeir, wpli M iitilt'tl (Itnnmn, f2 00
Mnxrl'iH, 1 v r. Mtli I HJiuuu.tdCliruiur) 1 fid
MnKi'l'K'i 1' n- 1 u:tr. 1 0J
KXriniiiii i ur i tut I Imr jii I Pte'ulnm I,t'r.
't'wt rirot-i'lnkH Vt i lodltnlN fur
Hit prlcr vf mil), U i. Uit Kxinl-
nrftt i Hin 111 tin. t th r ( rritd t
nicf f r uru.ii mi i .-ii cinieti Mp"li"' Ad
41'l'.iik It w.N. V. tlt,tr.vjvClui,i;lit. V.
FourthG EAKD GIFT CONCERT
I'cr Hie lei.er.t,or Ike
Pl'IU.IO E.Itlit lltV (IF KY.
DKAUINU llrll;l ):H) TILL
:tl( ol" .March It'rxi.
In nim 1t the ile nf ttckttn mid uinkn n
FULL DRAWING!!
.13,000 mill Rlfl" nHl lie lll.lt llillte.l
by Hllt'oiif; tile itekel-liulllvi.
IiT til- GIFTS.
cash ni rr
t'A.-ll tilKT
tiA-li uirr
...$2.".n n'n
... "IHHI0
... Si) iu
... 2"i. iw
... 17 S II
,,'ll .Mil
... 15 1.1 11
.... .Ill It' II
.... Ill Olll
... 4-.HKI
4100H
... fit) 111!
.... 32 .1' U
... IS) 101)
IINK 01! A XI)
pnk tnn.Mi
IINK tilt Ml
o.nh iiiiam)
iii i:asii'
:ui OA, -ii
f.ll I'ASII
so cull
1 ill I AMI
131) CA-II
2iU i A - II
.ijj Aen
II 0.0 CAtll
'A-II (IIKT
HASH HUT....
t) KlS, tlli.mill urli
tilKtS," fitmOeiih..1...
liU'ln,
1 I'lHlMR-ll ....
UUTS,
HUT',
nurs,
HU'S,
lill'M,
U.KIS,
H. irh ...
40U mi h .
:'.IJ I i nrh .
2'W I Il ...
Ill) ini I
.Ml .mil....
Tolnl. 12,00) lill'lf, lit I Ciii.Ii, ani'unt-
i u i" ti,:ooi)co
ita-Tlierniie, rt and il.fill utl'in i,rlltll
poii'iittijund unrniiii-ttctilfy tatr jlace n lit av
wiwjitrd viiultler all Hie II kela hip Mild ,ir l.i.l.
Mt Hie' 12011 nl'U all pild In pr('lrllou to tlio
l.uiiiUrol Hok.t.Kild.
1'ltlCK-i OP TICKKTS.
WhoUTIrketi., Hi; llalrn. t'J Tenth., rr
ei Uo"up ft: I l,rii Hli'l. lifket. f.r JUifio
J24 Tlrkni T r tlOHj I III Wll'lkj 1lckrl..
jL HJ)( 227 Willi, Tlfke'll li.r $1,'.(U0. .odi
c uul n h.a thin .Slid r r Ii "1 liuoei.
At'l'l n lo 'I I'T Hirell, Iri Ulld Uldrl. lur tlcku.8
lnaij 1 tiddiu.hvd in
IIIOS. K. IHtAMl.lTIT,
Afent I'll' Or 1.11 rirt Kv..n d .Maiii. rtllft Uon
tirl, I'lMic I iinrv liull'lliiic. I.' uI.tI.I?, K.,
ir THUS. II. IHS 4 CO..
inlern Agal.lti CO'J lliuaiiwa), .New York.
OK Qort pt dy! Airenla want il.
JJt IU 1)&J All il.iwa m worklnir p-n-ld
nf rlllliT m X, )"Utlf r "Id, itakH in. rr lliuney
nt ut'rk Hr na In Hudr .para lili.tiienti., or all tl.u
time, thin at any llilnu elce. I'.otli'nlar. Irw.
A.Mie.iH t OU I'.irll.ind, M .Inn.
BUILDING FELT
(Nn Tar u.rd). l.T nnl.ldHirk af.d Inilde. In
niad i f I'luMer, IVIi L'nvllnj:n. Ac. rend to
u.cejt (.tJilipn lor ciicniir h ..t amp'tR.
C.J. KA Y, Camden, N, J,
I08IOO In WaWntrct itten leid. In
fj3Bw n l"rii'lui Nn rl.k. 32aze panihlrt
n inr.' niamp 'Valitisk 'JMiimnE
t'c, 1'4,1'keii. and Unler,';,9 Wall ,trevl,.N. Y.
TO-DAY PRINTIXQ & PLELI3HINB CO,,
31 Sj.uom Sr., riiiLtcuruu,
712 nrnadwaj, X. V. ".1 S.'hobl St., Bofton,
I 3, J .J 4 117 K. 3I.l4l.jn f t., Ctll.-a.-o.
r.iTziwi:ri & soy, '
Yf E'SSrOUT' AND LEUtOIIToV,
Dealers ,In
i
Groceries,
rrovj.slonn,
I'lpur anil recti,
, Caunetl, rruls.
IVotloii'Toj-, .
&c, &c, &c.
Country rroduco Bbughl and Sold;
Lcldcliton Store, tlirco doors 'above the
I'oat Otlleo; WuhSpdrt 'Store, liear;
vauai unugq .. . - nov- w
Ouly Th o Uollam outl a Haifa Ycm
A W0.1IAVS C'OUKAKU.
The bi rd-led Hcht nf simsit was
tnlnorlng ItM'U in eilmon y ln-lies In
the tniliiil tlili-M nf Hie great Wi'.stein
liver; tin Idiieliblnl whs Hniiiillng U
siM el wliltle'tliliilit;li tlii-tilil piliiicwtl
furejts, and Jniintlian llenv, sitting by
hl.s eiitiln dnnr, Miii Ui il t t solltnre
evening ilc, nml lliimclil vaguely of
tlm elinreli Im'IU that ti-ed to ring at
cvi nlng time In thu liir off EnNtcrh vil
Inge when! h bad been In rti nml
hrniijjlit up, with thu roar of thu l'e
imliM'iit In hi. eitii.
"l'tl llkt" In bear thi'in be1l once
ngnin nfiire I die," iinied i.hl Jiinntlir.i.
'Hut it alii't likely I'll vi r go bai k
now."
Even while these dl-Jnlliteil midltn
timis pal-id lblf'ii;h his inlnil, tlu ri!
wih n light ill p on II. e tabin thicshold,
and the riwlo of Mldlv flnielnd pink
calico, ami his iileee Doiothy enmo to
the dour.
"Ti n'. lemlv. tincle, dear," sa'd ,,hc
'nml I'm linkeit anal New Biiglundi
coin blend, ami some ginger' snapi,
Midi hs gmiiiliii in ina iKed to make.
And se, tint li', I've sliced ,np the llltlo
led peacln s fiiiin tin; tiee ynu plantid
ymiltielf on tliii-tinth i-ld" ot lhnlilll.
Irnel K-iiiinne raid It iwoii'dii't.ginw,
tmt it has, and 1 mean to keep a siineer
fnl pi;il a Utile cream forturnel io night
j n-1 to ihow lilin."
Old Jonathan laid don his knife
mid fork. "Do yiui mean that. Israel
Eimajne Ncoinlng liern to-niiht?"
"Yes. uiU'le,",M d lioiotliy, flooping
to reeovir n tiaiVn(in I i'i had iliopped,
a slim lea oini with an nntlipie
vrr t-ttt II eaivid til the handle. -and
coming up eiy lu?y lioni tlio teaicli.
"Why nolV"
"Takn eaie, Dotty. ThntS nil,"
"Uncle, u lint tin you nitiin?".
"1 inuiii, 1 1 1 1I , that Jd rather lay
you In your giawi'tn the new burying
gioniid, when- time's only on.V iiiouud
i t in the rIiiiiIow of the church spire,
llian In mt you m.irile.t to n man uhu
ililnks. 'lliaf.i what I mean, Dolly "
Doiotli 'm head dioi.pid over lit r
plate.
"Uncle, that's hardly lair. Jecauso
a man had a bad habit uuce "
"And has It nowi"
The holt ejes gllttired In n defiant
llaih. "You are inNt.tken, unele'. Js
ratl Ehinayne has not toui heil n drop
of aident plrits in a year. Ho has
prnuihed mo never to much It again."
"I hope) he never will, my glil,"r-nhl
Jonathan Ileers, although hb tone be
tray eil no veiy saiigulne feellln.'. "Rut
It ain't n fhte thing fodo. It's mad.
ness, love of llipior l, and nothing
hurt. It's llnhlu, to bieak out at' nijy
time. Israel E-,inaj ueV a good fellow
enough. I hain't anything ngnlnst
hlui-btit It nli.'t mfe."
Dorothy was client. W'Uy was It,
she akid her.-elf, that men were so pe-,
vpru in judging one another? Why
did they nlays look at the'blAtkuit'
and lea-t prtimUlng-side of every iblng?
I-tnel had promiM-il lit r, slio be.ieved
him, and that was enough. '
And while she tiipoed lightly back
and forth nbo.it'her household tlnile.i,
her niinil was full of the undcllned f i
ture. Shu could eee ht r-ilf, rhaduivy
and uuUellmil as In a nilrinr, moving
nbiiut a little light hoinivheru flowers
UIkiiikI In tie cent mi uts, nml buds
tang, htitl the eio.-k liektd: "llo Is com
ing ' He Is entiling I"
"One of these ttnys !"' said Doiothy
to hfirfir, n the j til nwny tl u fnucer
of reaches and Die little pltiher of
thick enaiii on n.wl.ltely Bcoured pau
tiy -liclf "one of thei'ilays.'! .
She a- thinking of the future. 'And
old Jonathan, unoklng. lib pipe, vyns
living in thu in't.
, ,
"You've Mirm thing tn do with the
railway, stranger, havt n't y(iiu ?"
"I leckon I have, ',' said I.rnel IU
mnyne, Indiffureutly. "I'm u switch
man." "It don't tnkerotich of .your.tltno, I
gues.i."
"It'll grt to ho looked nflcr Ju't tho
snme, though," tnld the tall Wetfrner,
as he'lifitd tho Int inoiirter log- from
the cart, he was unloading to the tluifty
pile jit the ninth end of thu house.
"What tlmo dots the way trulti came
by?" ' '-'"V.' i'
"At nine o'clojkfl"
"Do you suppoe I could go to Me'
lenvllle and reu 'thu lumber rd'ealeni
tliefe, and get backo the'statlon agaln'
by that lime?"
Isiael looked reflectively at tho olher
boreofftherlrrr. ..-'HI"
1 .v V . I. SI
"Well, you might," said he, "hut It '
would be a pretty tight squeeze."
"I'm a good walker," Mild the stran
ger; and ns ho spoke he drew n ll.tt
llask fi out hN pocket, une nkeil it with
his tecili,,nud drunk a coplnunlrnuglit. 4
I-inel E-u.nynu wa'thi'd him with
eager, g.lteulng' eyes Hke tho-o of
soiue faiuiied wild auiiuat that scents
liloml.
"Have n drink, friend ?" said tho
stranger, piofferitig thu ll.k. Ir.iel
Eimaym- .ihonk hU head with set teeth
and llvldly pa'e check.
"I never ill ink." sit'd ho hoarsely.
''Yoe would, I gile-n, if jou could
get such hlulT at this." sail the in in;
"wift a oil mill strong as tiro My
liillier'l'iiiiorleil It. There Is not ni icll
like It In the I'ouiitry. Taste, If you
diili't believe me."
liiael stoml fur n moment hesitating.
Then ho cat an - eager glance to the
light and to Ihe left, as If hilt fearlul
lliat some out! should see hlni, and
gia-nilng tlio bottle thank I
Tlio feveted blood niium'.eil t) his
check; a stiange' s'paikle c.tme Into his
ey t'3.
Mlave ypu got in'orcj like that?'' In"
whispered, hoaiS'ly, approitchlng lit-.
biiri.lng llp so clovly lo llie tuau's ear
that he Involuntarily started. "More?"
"I've got anolhet lltik, hut"
"Will you leave It behind? I'll pay
you a good price for it I"
"What for?" . w
Israel' eyes fell guiltily. 'Tn- In
cae ofiv.iekuess, you know. We can't,
buy such liquor heic and ll'a a liuiely
Sll.t."
"You'rtt light enougli, "there," said
Ihe lunii, laughing, as he drew out an
other lh'-k, the mate to the first.
"neri'.'tnktfit1. P.-haw, friend, put up
your pur.se. You're welc'.'iiio to it ns a
gilt."
And he wa gone, plunging through
the high grns an.l bushes, nil fiiuged
wl h sc.nil.'t cnitlinal (lowers and nod
ding marigolds, be lure Israel c uhl stay
him.
Israel E'tnayne crept back to hl
lioiiM', or rather tho itnlo log c.ibli.
th.itai was n suit of liu-.tr.go that one day
it real home sliuuld lUu on Us fouuda
thins, holding tho Hat bottle close lo
him, uiid glancing; nronud with 1 ut live,
wandering eyes.
"I needed It," ho snld to himself;
"yes, I needed it. I didn't know how
much ii'.n'ttli titstcil.lt. Just onu muro
taste. It slips over pne'j p.thtto like
ghts, go smooth, so rich, su full of
btiength. . One'inoro taste, and then"
When the eloek struck iilne thu wills
Hoof the, way tjal'ii bounded ,fa'!('t ipid
far off, and isiael Esinaj lie rose tiucer
t a 1 1 1 ) y tji Ids leet,. Thu subtle' burning;
i lime of the liquid ll.imu had euteled
Into his biain; the walls seemed to I eel
about 111 in, tliti Mars to swim in the
great bluo firm.tmtiit .oviihead. Noth
ing was rtttl alj was lailit nutl far oil
and visionary. Hut the chains til I ahlt
are hard to shako off; and Uiael had
goi;o out nt ulno o'efock cvtry night
lur' n -year. Groping his way, nliil
.Walking with slow, uiileady steps, ho
went, still ciarpjng, tho partially emp
tied (tlusk to Ids breast' in tho inner
(lot lu t of his coat. '
Ho could hear the gush of tho river
be'lniv; hu rOi.ld see tho mils of the
trsuk glistening l tho fitlut, otailllit;
and mechanically fvi'U under a clus
ter of sj iiu busl.es. for tho switch Key,
ho. knelt i own hud' s'.upldiy fumbled
tliere an Instant. ' '
"Tho ay train,"' ho uiutteted to
himself. "It's nil right. "An I then
tho freight irnln half past' pine a
nuailer to.ten: itud -"
lie stuopel ilowp by )o rlycr shoru
nnd wet liis buinliig forehtad with tho
coul drops ho could scoop up In the hol
low of his; hand; Jlo.sat dowj ouu
(alien tree, and let Ids-head full on Mils
palpis.
''Am I drunk?," he muttered, half
aloud, "O Uod i havii I coiuo tJ this
In spite of every thing?"
And tho memory of Dorothy Beers
nnd his sacied promise to her rum up
ill his mind, as one sometimes lemeui-
ber promises tmulo to thu dc.id, in nil'
ilmwlhl, wide, nelii g, ioeklng world
Of Ids bialn there was hutotio certain
ty, llo had lost Duroljiy, his solUstefi-
plug, bveet-eyed redeeming angul llio
one .In all the world who lovol and
trusted hi m Implicitly.
"1 don't deaervo her," ho thought,
scarce able io shape definite thought In
ulilcliaotlcVilnJ; 'Ut-rlifl Iia4 only
fallen ,dpwn," dead eWuro befoxo I
touched thattccurcd stuff t .film would
hare brltevfd In trio thf'n."
TIih fresh, conl night air nn Iiu brow
was sobering him a little; tho touch of
Ihe cold river writer c.ired tho mUts
of his eliiiid.il train In sunn degree.
He him' up, htendylng hhusell by ttiu
sleudi'i' slein of n young white birch
tieo hat grew cloou bj.ildo him, and
lookeil atoiiml.
ll.nk.t A clear uhlstle, half n nillo
away, cleaving the sllenea like tho call
of some sweet-throated bird.
It wis ihe expti as, whoso plrtmo of
lurid smoke spatim-d hslf it continent
the long, sei ent. like tritln, glittering
with lights,. and c.iiryiug a great eye of
lire in rout, wii'eli nightly llnuileral
oy r the lino of rails, and shut like a
nii'ii or out of sight Into the hu-.li iiuV
slleneeiil tho w'.m.ls weitwaiil IniuikI,
The way tinln pnssed nt nine, niatUnif
a In li-r stopp.ige at the llurstly staiinn
b. yuid.a iiieie woolen -.lied with a
pliilfoim on eithersi'le. II t'f an hour
altervnril n slow .mil heavy Iretght
train followed it, muiiing olf on it Hide'
Iraek Inward the i Iv.-r slu va until tho
expii'ss should have sulely paired.
And It xifti the special business of Ii
lael Eiinnyne In set the swit-h for the
trolght, nml siibsi quently replace it lor
the Inn rj lug express.
II td 1 e done this?
With nn awful doubt poKoiitug his
heart, hu pressed Ids li.tudi to his tem
pos and tiled to think, Iiu hid been
t Here -he could recall Just, lei v tlm
dewy tails looked, wet an.l glistening
in too starlight, lie j ad the switch
k.y hi his li.tnd thtt'lio could also n
member, llut ws that before or "arteir
tlie freight had switched off? He coii'it
not reinemlier wiiether Hie freight leul',1
pa-.-r.il or not. Ho did u it kn.iw.t
whetlur he had lo;kol tin switches
Iwl; or once, or, go U Heavens I nut.
at all The pail was a swij lug vaeutiuiy.
the tuturc strange and dream-like; K.'
closed Ids eyes hu pressed his te:npbiB'
as if itlher hand had been a viutvuC
iron, In the wild, agunizing elljr'.,li
teeall tl ela-t half hour.
"O God I" he nuunc.l aloml, .-ih
threw himself on his fane in thsiwuU
gr.tis, ".nn 1'golng mad""
Somo hhig li.nl shuck itgitluit.vhlsv
breast bone as he Hung h(msel8 duwi-f
it wn the fatal ll.uk. Iiu tore it.. out,,
hall loll of dark led pniVon, imtHadied
it passionately lit the hushes. IU was'.
Ihut-TllAT lll.lt had douu nil tti-ruiV-chlef.
"Oh, Heavenly 'Father P" he crlotti
nloud, In ills gleataugulilii ',ifiltipUv..OH
'i'liee tn avelt Itoui me thligii-jtt. c-imo
of u.uider ili.ue a timu-nn I fvh audi
nautili but one of'Tliy iidtw'ulos ran'.,
nveit it limv 1 swear heloietliy piivu-i
mentnt stars to tuoch that ilevSI'slirutlt ,
no moi e. O God,. hear ,uie t O-Cliiistv,
save nie I"
Thu o'aitli lieneath, Ids Baowllng
brea.l (hulled and qulveie.l ii- thai -'ex-'
ptes.i lialn Hew" ovei' the ri'llsr iu!i Is
l.iel K-inaynu held his lireatOi luoiueii
t.tlily e.Nnetlng tlni awliil wlu which
should, r.lam I. Is tuul wltln Uioiteruul',
bland of Cain.
Iltislit Ail 'owl hooting: afiw' off l,i'
the wiitul-, tlie c.y 'ut soma- sad.vole.ed
lliglt Wld ovrllsr.id, tuid t leu.nuollier
wliistle, clear mid cheery. Tlwexpicss
had p.iosrd thnuigli ilur.-llvy pas-ed
llnougli sale uiid bound, AutPlsraet
Esiiiayuu slajtserul to ,llisitt, gaed,
around him m tustunt, cluteliednaguo
ly at the air, ami then fell uncouaeu)US
"Unci", he Is coining iV Oh, uuclo
I knew 1 kuuw that he waVnot'du.td.'t
And tho sod eyes of IXmitliy.. ots
weio the Him thing that lsr.u;! iiiiay.iio.
s.t wiii Ids soul iMuie out ot thw ws)rliU
of slntilo.vs' and Ohilioil, vllW oil
Jouatliaii leaning on hit ea'.ie Jttst ho-'
y uiul.
" I'ell me, Dotty," hu gasped, "how
wa? .1? Tin tli-artitelns?'"
Tt was my glildid It," said tint old
mail. "She c.iic.u' by, ahd slie heard
the Height a wlilslllu', mid Site' Seus llio
Bttltepe wasn't rlglit, nor nusinali
nor tiolhlu'. Simelliing happened,'
,rajr! oliu. And Uiero l.tylie key in tho
mi .die of tiiu tractf, and slut unlis;ks
U.e swllehei ynu sliuned lier ilov to
ulo It jouiaelf, Eiumvho. oao suiuiuer
ivl L')t tioo-1 and slit) lianas up her wlifto
lalitern, And there uu staiuls, with
her heart a-beallu' tit lo choke lur, till
tie.freght gits oir. And' lio u.sils to
oiieot the biakesuieil. -Set'tliese tight
lor tho express,'' says she 'quhJk', or
there may b"a a thousand live lost.
Wheru'a tho switch tender?' says lie.
'Oml only knovvs,' says my DiiUy.
And sii sho come.s pack niter mo. '.U;i
tie,' sain sjie. all white an.( Ireinblj;)'
like, 'ciiine wIIIi iiih. 'What f.,r." .iiiy
I' 'Tn litik for Israel, ' say she. 'I
don't slesqi Una, night,' says my Dutty,
'till we've touiid.blui.' "
"Goi bless her I" cried out EAmayim
In n cholctd voice. "God hvjUiauked
for all lils'inercles.''
, "Was It a lit?" raid tho old man,
curiously. "How did Ite.mio on?"
Hot I-rae Esiuayne Vpoko rio word
on tlm subject,' olther then orUver. lie;
tuairletl Duriithy Uetis In the spring,
and hohtu sa.'iedly kept Ids vow. It
'! I."'! -i??0 . And ,Dotty, U:ouflU
tbr D'dvcr-ktyK. It. hafl. ttilfpe!