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II. V. IUORTIIIMER.
Editor and Proprietor.
IMEPEMEMT---"I.1VJB3 AIO MET LIVE."
One Dollar a Year In Ativan
VrOI XX., No. 30.
lehighton, carbon county, penn-a, Saturday morning, july 25, 1874.
SINGLE COPIES, THREE CENTS
"W. C. Trellriel, Singer Sewing Machine and In
mrance,neit to K. H. Snyder', Bank Btreet.
K. D. CVIDDOS, Glaring, Hair Cuttinsand Sham
pooing, under Kxchange Hotel, Bank atreet.
uooi anu siiuc finncri.
Charles Yeniwr, nearly opposite the past-office, Bank
itreet; also, dealer in Confectionery.
Clinton Bretnej. in Levant building. Bank street.
Hauiman k Kuhns, opposite Obert's store, Bank
... ill n.. vmrt AIM
Z. II. Long, opp. LAS. Depot, Bank St., dealer in
Hardware? Queenswarc, Ladies' Drat Goafs, fa
U. A'.'ltoUi,' teuckera Block, Bank st, Dry Goods,
Groceries, Qutuuwart, G&rptts, Oil Ooths d) Coal
IS. II. Sujder, Bank street, Dry Goodi, Notions,
Vrttsisooas, urvcerus, ywewwrt, xiaruKwytt,
Drugs auid Medlclnei.
A.J Dorllng.ilrst dooraboro l Bank treet
OiUyjHiixUi Irumery, IUent Medicines, c.
JB, P, Cemttel, nearly 'opp. Exchange Hotel, Bank
btuxtn Cultivators, Oils, Flints, Guano, fc.
TThomos Mantt, " Exchange," cpp. PubllO Bqua.e,
Bank st. lUronage solicited. K
1V.,Bchwarta,Bank street, dealer in all kinds 0
Clauaa & Bra, Bank street, and dtalertinQenti
furnishing Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Oips, dc
'Thomas S. Beck, P. O. building,- Bank at., GtnVs
Furnitldng Goods, Hats, Caps, School Hooks, die
Mrs. K. Fath. Bank it re it, 2nd door below the M.
E. Church. Xotions And Trimmings
.Dr. C. U.Uerman, ccrner.of Bank and Irouetree
Consultation in English and German.
J3r. N. B. Keber,'tieU door to P. O., Bank street
.Consultation in English and German.
Jos. Obert, Bank st lacking, Citring and Smoking
Establishment. All orders promptly filled.
A. Fatslnger & Bon, Bank st, dealers in Flour and
tbtsQroctries, bruits and Vegetables.
waioamoMer ana uowcier
A. 0. Dollenmayer, Bouth street, Above Bapk st.
Dealer in Watches, Clocks, Kings, dc
ATTORNEY' AND COUNSELLOR. AT LAW,
IReal Estate and Collection At'ency. Will Day and
.'Sajl Ileal Estate. Conveyancing neatly done. Col
lections promptly made. Settling Kststes of De
cedent, a specialty. May be consulted la English
ind Herman. Nov. 22.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR ATJLAW,
tone First National Bank Building, Jailloet
MiUJCll CHUNK, r.i!fl.
Slay be coniulted In German. apr 18, 1871
iDlSTRlCT ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY AT LAW.
OOice, on Hkoadwat, first door below American
ATTOENEY AT LAW,
JIAUCH CHUNK, I'A.
Oct 18, 1873.
Jaat Weliiiiort, 1?b.
N B. Sales of .very descrlpUon attended to at
reasonable charges. The patronage of the public
la respectfully solicited. Jan. 21, '74.
JJUV YOUR BOOTS AND SIIOBScf
Henry Campbell, East Weissport,
WIipxp. von enu'alwavs net tha verv best
urtlclo at the lowest price for cash.
.Boots and Shoes made to order and
neatly Repaired at short notice and rca.
.sonablu terms.- apr ll-m3
N. KLOTZ, PROP'R,
Summll III11, Carbon Co., Pa.
,Aja.Bet of accommodations. Excellent res.
itaurant underneath. Oood sUbllng atUched
'Sr vttwvj nnTTTfv .intA. in rrA
iiacco, Cigars, Pipes, &c., next door to
Kex's Grocery Store, Susquehanna St.,
Mauch Chunk, respectfully asks tho
people of Lehighton and vicinity, when
vlsltliig that place, to call in aud try his
the very best In the market. Every
articles In his Una warranted as repre
sented and at lowest prices. mar28
GENERAL INSURANCE AGENT
The following Companies are Represented t
Lebanon Mutual Fire,
Reading Mutual Flro,
Lehigh Fire, and the
Travelers' Accident Insurance,
Also Pennsylvania and Mutual Horse
Thief Detective and Insurance Com
pany. March 20, 1873.
pS. M. FRITZINGER,
Boot and Shoe Maker,
Opposite T. D. Clauss' Store,
BilNK STREET, LEUIQUTON, Pa.,
respectfully Informs bis friends and the
public, that he has Just received a new
and, pxcf llent assortment of Men's Wo-
lueo s ana unuaren b ueaoy-uade
Boots, Shoes & Gaiters,
Wiiettiie 'will SJell at thaLowest Prices.
HT Roots and Shoes made to order,
and Repairing neatly and substantially
one at abort notice. an 25-vl
jq-ORTII PJSNNA. RAILROAD.
r-assenfcers for Philadelphia will leave Lehighton
tM a. m ,' via L. arrive at Phlla at 9.00 a.m
1:S7 a.m.vla L. 4 8. ' " 11.10 a.m.
7.39 a. m. via L. V. " 11.10 p.m.
ll.OIp. m.vlsL.iS. 2.15 p.m.
11.02 p.m. via L.V. '. 2.15 p.m
2.27 p, m. via L. 8. " " sja p.m.
4.4J p. m. via L. t 8. " 8.20 p.m.
Lit p. m. via. L. V. " " 8.20 p. m,
7JWp.m.vlaL.V. " 10.30 p.m.
Uetnrnlnir, leave depot at Berks and American
Etreets. l'hlla, at 7.00, 8.30 and 9.45 a. u 2.10
30, and 6.15 p. m.
fare from lUtilghwn to Phlladefphla, t2.55.
Feb. 1, 1874. MILLS CLAHK, Agent
CENTRA ti R. R. OP N. J.
LEHIGH 4 SUSQUEHANNA DIVISION.
Time Table of Juno 29, 1874.
rains leave Lehighton as follows:
Por New York, Philadelphia, Easton, Ac, a, 7.37,
11.07 a. m, 2.27, 4.47 p.m.
For Mauch Chnnk at 10.15 a. m., 1.14, 0J3, and
for WirUoc Barre and Scran ton at 10.15 a. m., 1.14,
Itdurning Leavo New York, from station Cen
tral Railroad of New Jersey, foa of Liberty
street, North lllver, at5.15T9.00 a. m, 12.4),
Losvo rhlladflphla, from Depot North Penn'a
R. II., at 7.00, 0.45 a. ui, 2.10, 6 15 p. m.
Leave Easton at 8.30, 10.05, 11.48 a. m, 3M and
7.15 p m.
Leave Mauch Chunk at 7.30, 11.00 a.m., 2 20 and
4.40 p. m.
Stailon.: - r
II. P. BALDWIN, Gen. ratungtr Agent.
July 4, 1874.
PHILADELPHIA t ERIE RR. DIVISION.
Sumter Time Tavlile.
On and after SUN DAI. HAY 31st. 1874. the
trains on tha Phllada. & Erla II It. Division will
Fist Liiti leaves Philadelphia
" " Wllllamsport
.rr ' VMk 1 1 ...... n
EslI Mill, eaves Philadelphia
" " Wliliamport
" Lock Haven
" u Reuova
4.25 a in.
8.35 a m.
Elmiih Mail leaves Philadelphia
0 20 n.m.
" " Wllllamsport
ml - , T V. , 1
Niaosu Kxiaat leaves Philadelphia
" " " WlllUmsiwrt
" Lock Haven
" " " Renova
" " arr. at Kano
3 10 p.tn,
4.20 p m.
PmtA . EirEtss leaves Lock Haven
" " arr. at Ilarrlsburg
U 14 l,hllarfunl.t.
4 30 a.m.
Eric SIail leaves Erie
' 44 Renova
" Lock Haven
" " Wllllamsport
" -arr. at llarrlsburg
EuiiiA Mail leaves Lock Haven
" tv lulainsport
" arr. at Uarrlsburg
) .40 p.m
4 05 p.m.
6 25 pm.
ItiAOAtA Eirasss leaves Kaue
" " " Lock Haven
" " u Wllllamsport
" arr at Harrlsburir
.... A umu,iium .ou k.ui.
-.-"v wuuniD cash aim week b r.rie wiia u
8 4 M 8 It Wandatlrvlneton with Oil Creekand
Aiiegivuj IV IV. IT.
Jlall W est with east and west trains nn L S 4 M
a iv n. aua ai xni sndlrvlneton lth Oil Creek
and Allegheny R R W.
Elmlra Mail aud BulTato Rlprers make close
uorth.aud at Uarrlsburg with NO R W trsln.
outh. WM-A. UALDWIN.Oen'lSupt.
rjlUOitlAS A. WILLIAMS.
LADIES' AND QKNTLEMEN'S
Boot and ShoeMaker,
Nearly opposite the Post-office
BANK BTREET, Lehighton, Pa.
listing commenced business, as above, I would
respectfully announce to the cltiiens of Lthlghton
and ylclnlly that I am prepurwl to do all work In
my line in the neatest aud most substantial man
ner, at prices fully as low as tho same work can
be oulued In Philadelphia. A splendid assort
mentof CHILDREN'S and MISSES WEAR of
tho best make always ou hand. A trial Is solicited
and satlfactlon guaranteed.
mr The trade supplied with all kinds of
at lowest prlcea. July 4,1874.
pUcapcNt Place In Towul
The undersigned respectfully Informs
hlS friends &ml thn nttivanc t nanami
that he lias Just received a largo and
uicyuui, ussurimeui or
SILVER PLATED WARE,
J ewelry, Gold Pens, &c.
Wlileli he s offering at very
LOW PRICES FOR CASII !
Also, Agent for the celebrated
Spectacles & Eye-Glasses
The very best in the market.
Nearly opposite the P. O. ,
Bank St., Lehighton.
June 0, 1874
PJU. N.,n. UBUEIl,
PRAOTTPIVn ntlVSTnriW IMn onniu....
----- . .wi.v.i . ., u ounur.uj,
wnijnton. Pa. Office Hours Parryvllle eact
rora 10 to 12 o'clock i remainder of day atom
r : , - u.i..., u.v uwt . j , o lue rnsvoinee.
Lehighton, Pa. office Hours Parryvllle each dsv
NEW DRUG STORE
T. W. Senshaw
Respectfully informs tho citizens of Le-
hlslltOn anrl vIMnttV Mint. Iin lino ntmti-
a Drug Store, In Stauffer's Dlock, on
Bank Street, Lehighton,
and that ho lias just received an assort
Flavoring Extracts.Perf umery.Coal Oil,
Pure Wines and Liquors,
For Medicinal & Sacramental Purposes.
CIGARS, TOBACCO, &c,
which ho will supply at the very lowest
price for Cash.
Renshaw's Writing Fluid,
The Best in the Market,
AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
The attention nf nliomUtj to m;nii..
- ' - - u 0j.viaiiv
ca I'd in tills nrrinln nMI, n,1,ll l t'
i, I "...v..!, nunc ihis
fully equal to the best in the market, is
euiu iu m pur cem. less man any other.
Oualitatlvn Cllnmlr-nl lfvnmlnnllm,.
carefully made at reasonable charges.
rnysicians- and Family Prescriptions
tS The patronage of the public is
vevy iv-scubiuuy euiiciieil.
pr 11. Chemist and Druggist,
BEATTY & PLOTTS
Tho'Beatty & Plotts celebrated Gold.
is acknowledged by professors of music
and celebrated organists to be the lead
ing Parlor Organ now in use. Testi
monials and cards of honor are constant
ly being received In favor of them. We
append a few and wish you to rend
AxmoNY, N. J., Jan. 25, 1873.
.Messrs Realty & Plotts, Gents Your
Organ, sold me, gives entire satisfaction.
It bcautv nf tntmmifl .f vln ,,f .....
m ( " j . w . niuniiiau.
snip are seldom If ever surpassed. Wish-
... juu duvvuo in yuur uuMiiies, j. am,
with respect, Prof, M. II. Beatty.
Sitamokin, Pa.,Feb. 11, 1874.
I have one of Beatty & Plotti' Golden
Tongue Organs. It 1 an excellent in
strument, finii rnnn otifl full n,..,n. r
like it better (ban any I have heard!
AI. II. hahpkl, M. D.
Laury's Stat'n, Pa., Jan. 27, 1874.
I have lin.il llpnttv & TtifQ. rt-
, , . ... . - j iwwo vyiuivil
sIlco August 14th, 1872 ; It gives the
lllchest sattsfni'tlnn. anil In. ,.n, n
that it was recommended by the prop'rs
Slatinqton, Pa., Feb. 0, 1874.
Eeattv.; I'lntt lfl, n v in
better than the Standurd, and it gives
better satisfaction, as I find In my trav
els. Prof. Fit. V. Mavbi.
St. Clair, Pa., Dec. 6th, 1873.
v.-. j x 1UV19, UC1IV3 A
haverccptvpil tlm nmmi nni ...
firm to me, and I have had It examined,
and It gives ample satisfaction.
lion. John Siney.
Mahanoy City, Pa., Oct. 10, 1873.
Tho Beatty & P.otts celebrated Gold
en ToEPUP. I'nrlnr Oman la lit, tn- !,.
best Parlor Organ In uso. I have care-
muy cxamiuta it, and find Us tono,
workmanship and durability to bo tlit,
best f uvpr Rnw. nml I nan will, nlu..
recommend it to any in want of a first.
tiaao junur organ. J.TOI. u. 11. UNOEH.
Messrs. Upattv Plnlta nt v.ci,ir,
ton, N. J., aro gentlemen of enterpri!.e,
and whose presence would be a credit
to antrrYitmnunlt.v rTTn.lruiicfn,n.
j , v - " " . . "
J., Herald, 1872.
WAsniNOTON, N. J., Sept. 5, 1873.
Tn Itntwrr. rnr,ran ll.ttlct.llla V nn.
- - ... f, .... , Au.v4,...v i aui
happy to state that tho Instrument gives
entire sath.fact.on, not only to myself
but also to the teachers of the Seminary
itev. A. M. Jelly.
Wft Rftv. nftnr -nrafnl nn.H n.
tierlmellt. it 1st with nlpnnnru nin lufrn-
duco the "Golden Tonizue," knowlnt!
it possesses manj advantages over all
others manufactured. Tho tone excels
in fullness, mirltv. anil tli lliniic,n,,lo
of testimonials which aro being con.
stantly received, aro evidence that our
pffnrta hnvn h..pn ntntna,. I., cnaao..l
For particulars and Price List, address '
BEATTY & PLOTTS.
Feb. 21-Om Washlncton. N. .1.
"A Xeartr Jrproiimalim to tfte REAL SWAN
Man Anything UUherto Inttntal"
Tho coxsiaxut l.icnr.m.10 sale of the
I Steel Pens I
Is owing to their tuperior writing qualiliel, as at
tested by theedltorlal endorsement nfnv,. . nnn
papers, and by Merchants, Lawyers and Rankers
They are all made of the best Steel, In the
,, T r . " . wyrameu in urot.
Hr Silt by all lkakrt. 1
." 2b acamiHcdat4 Moi Kha may with to tn
"'JU'VH'' Mnd ". c,,rrf containing one ,acl
qftke IS tinml.ru,lymal,Qnrutiptcf2te
ivison, uiBKeman, Taylor & Co.. i
138 and 1W GRAND SIR bKl', N. Y. I
III AY ASIIL.EVS RINf3
"You haven't answered my question
yet, narry Slml I suppose, then, you
cannot answer !t, so all there Is for us to
do, Is to part."
They were walking by the river side,
mat still September night, Jfay Ash
ley and Hurry Sim. The mellow moon
hung high In the heavens, and shone
down upon tho broad, rlpnlinir river.
and the far stretch of meadow-land be
yond It, and tho lovers standing to
gether by an old tree, that witnessed so
many Interviews In years that it had
rustled and whispered thoro by the river
May was but seventeen proud, Impa
tient and sensitive. There was a hasty
flush upon her pale, pretty face, and a
stormy light in her eyes. Harry Sim
stopped, and took both tho tender rest
less bands in his.
"You don't mean it, Mayl You are
angry now, but you surely cannot mean
"Cannot I? Yon think, then, that I
am so much your slave that I will sub
mit to anything you choose to say or
dol I will show that I can live without
your favor or your smiles. I can go
away from hero and strike out a path for
myself, lou may marry Hattle Gray,
if you prefer her to me, and I will
"Now, May," interrupted Harry,
mere is somo mistake, l think I can
"No, it is to late, now, you must not
try I I gave you a chance, aud you
would not. I see you do not care for
me as I thought you did when I let you
put tins ring on my finger," she said
drawlug It off as she spoke, ."and I will
never ask you for an explanation
Harry was growing angry, ne did
not suppose May was In earnest, and it
provoked him to bo set so coolv aside
"Just as you please, Mayl" he eald
drawing back. You are in a strauge
mooa to-night, and will not listen to
reason! Rut what are vcuroIiic to do?'
he asked as she drew her shawl about
her and turned awayj "you are not go
"Yes," she answered, turnlne and
showing a face from which all color had
failed, leavlnc It white still, "yes. I am
I am going where you will never see me
again. You will see what I can do to
win a name and fortue for m vself. And
I will never forgive the heartless way
you nave treated me!"
".Never In a lontr time. Ma v." TTarrxr
earn sun incredulous; "don't say any-
u . -
ining you will be sorry for."
"No, I will not," she renllcd. sneaklnc
slowly and firmly. "I'll take that
'never back "
biio stepped to the river side, and
tossed the ring she had drawn from her
uncer, far Into the litiDllncr wave
"When you bring that ring back to
me irom tne river, then, and not until
then, will I forclvo voul"
Ind before tho astonished vouncr man
could answer, she had turned, and was
flitting up the liver path.
Then a look of pain and apprehension
camo into ins face,and be looked eager
ly and wistfully after tho vanished
"May, May, como backl" bs cried
"don't leave me sol"
But she did not turn, and ho would
not follow. Aud so, for a moment
anger, theso two who had loved each
other wen, wero parted.
"She will bo sorry and como agai
to-morrow," ho said to himself, as he
reluctantly turned homeward. "Jfay Is
proud, hut sho loves me to well to cast
mo off llko this."
So the next night found him an anx
lous watcher by the river side. But no
slender, graceful form, and proud pale
faco was there to meet him, and though
he camo night after night, honevor saw
her any more flitting down the path to
the old tree. Then his pride gave way
and ho sought hor at a dreary boardlng
houso in the villago. that bod been hov
only home since she came there two
years before, a homeless orphan.
"No," Jlss Strong replied. In answer
to his Inquiry, "May Ashley ain't here.
Slio got through dress-making for Mrs.
Campbell turee days ano. and went nff.
Sho didn't say where she was going, and
as long as she paid her board I didn't
care. She's a stuck-up plecel" with a
toss oftliehead, which showed that May
was no favorite.
He went from thereto Mrs. Camnbnll.
a stylish young widow. Sho met him
with her uinst rlinrmtnr. umiiu i.
cbaused when ho made hla Inquiry.
Jim valuer uiu aoi ten mo whore
sho was going," sho said coldly, "Sho
left without a causo. I should havo
been willing to employ her longor, for
she was a good seamstress, though too
Independent In her way. .Out as she
ioid without consulting mo. I did not
choose to inquire Into hor affairs.
Ho turned away with a doapairlng
pain at his heart. She had gono, gone
In anger and bitterness, jealousy, that
he might so easily set riant, but for a
teasing Impulso and a passing touch of
resentment, uono without leaving a
single trace to toll where he might find
her. Gono without a kindly word of
forgiveness or farewell out In the wide.
wide world, with only her fair faco, her
proua, tenaer heart, her slendor. child
ish hands to fight tho stern battlo of Ilfo
"I havo lost her myllttlel" ho mur-'
mured, as ho stopped at, the tree ouco
more. "X never knew how much I
loved bcr until nowl"
Six years later, one November nftpr
noon, May Ashley tolled wearily up the
ong stairs to tho lawyer s office, where
sne wonted at copying. She glided.into
her accustomed seat but paused a little
lijfnr ratrtnr i a t
before taking her pen into her tired
nngers, and rested her head uDon
Six long years! And the fame and
the fortune wero still so far awav. Ami
the girl of seventeen who had looked tha
future in the face, and rushed forward
60 eagerly to meet It, had learned somo
nam lessons since then.
It camo over her with a floor! nf
lections as she looked out through the
ousty windows from her high soat, over
the tall house-tops to tho far bluo skv
beyond. The parting by the river side
irom tne one true love of her llfo-time j
the anger that burned fiercely foralittle
timo, men died out, leaving only pain
and regrets; the lone, sincln-handp.il
fight with poverty and discouragement,
tin tna bravo heart nearly broke; tho
lack of appreciation for the best endpav.
ors; the years of want and toll; the
passionate longing for tho lovo and
tenderness she bad so hastily thrown
away; tho slow wasting of the years
that, after all her glowing dreams, had
only brought her, at last, to a place
where the grinding hool of poverty no
longer pressed; where, bv natient.
constant effort, she could be sure of a
livelihood of tolerable comfort nothing
Was It nothing more? Yes. tbovears
had taught her worthylessons, tho fiery
heart and passionate will of vouth. had
given way to womanly sweetness and
strength; tho palo faco that bent over
mo books, had won from those a stern
teaching, a better meaning than the
sparkle and glitter of youthful beautv :
for tho olden willfulness, It spokn now
of patience; for the olden restlessness
It told now of peace She took tho non
In her lingers and began to write, but
her thoughts wero far away. Spite of
ail her efforts, there would come between
her eyes and the paper, tho shadow of a
inuo luu&iiig at ner inrougu tne stillness
of the September night, with love and
D,,..,.tnn anj i. i ... , .
eu.ua.au nuu acjjiuuvu 1U IUU IlOneSl
brown eyes. For the thousandth time
the lover of the girl had seemed to come
before her, looking as ho had looked
when she turned from him In antrer to
seo hlai no more. A sigh roso to her
lips. "Of course, he has forgotten me!
He has married no doubt 1 willnot
think of him again."
She resumed her writing, bnt the
sound of voices In tho Inner office dis
turbed her. The employer was there
talking with somo gentlemen who had
come in with him. Usually, May did
not mind this, thoucb she could hear
their volcesdistlnctly, but this afternoon
sue was in a uiuerenc mood, and that
she might fix her attention more close! v
upon her work, she roso to close the
door. As sho did so, a nan.e dropped
fromheremployor's lips, caucht her ear
ana neia ner speii-bounc.
"There, Harry, you will find thesa
papers all right. Quite a nice little for
tuno for a young man llko you. You'ro
a lucky fellow."
'That's what I tell him," saldanothcr
voice, "but he don't seem to appreciate
uib goou iuck. 110 looks as If ho wern
going to tho gallows instead of coming
into a nice fortune."
'Tho fact is, Harrv."sald thelawvnr
'yon havo burled yourself In that coun.
try place so long, you don't know how
to enjoy life. In the first place you
must go Into society more, and the next
wing marry. There are plenty of clrls
- d - " 1
that would like to lift that doleful look
uuu . eiwuio ior a j
young man like yon to mopo UlmseU to
death. Come alone witli mo to dinner.
and I'll introduco you to a splendid elrl
my wife's nleco.
"Thank you," replied a autet volco.
that mado May's heart stand still, "I
bellevo I am not so stupid always, but I
happened to fall Into a brown study
Just then. As to tho young lady," ho
added lightly, "I will not trouble you,
for I am a confirmed old bachelor. It
would be a nltv far lip.rtn throw lipraatf
away on a dull fellow llko mo. oven If
sho would bo willing to sacrifice herself,
which I doubt."
"Nonsensel you are over modest,"
returned the second speaker, moving
his chair as he spoke, until he sat Just
by the door where May could seo him.
It was out of tho question now to shut
the door, and she could only seat her
self once more at hor old place, with a
bewildered feeling at-heart, and a mist
before her eyes.
As the vounir man moved, a sudden
ray of tha sun flashod upon his watch
chain, and glittered downward until It
lit upon a quaint little ring suspended
from it. The sudden snarklo caucht
Sim's eye, and he bent forward eagerly
I i itm a . n
"That's acurious rlngyou wear, Rey
nolds," ho said in a husky voice;
"where did you get It?"
'There lies tho charm. The findlnir
was so curious I keep tho ring to tell of
it. I found it iu tho stomach of n fish.
May leaned forward with a stianee.
giddy feeling In her brain, and tho room
grew dark about hor. But she would
not move or sDeak.
"How long ago was It?" sho heard
"Well, a matter of six years or so:
ana by tne way,faim,lt was the Autumn
I spent In your town. It was tho nest
fishing I bad that year, I remember."
The roomgrew darker about May, but
sno wouiu not movo nor cry.
In a trembllnc volco Harrv asked:
"tjouid you be induced to part with
"Oh, certainly." Reynolds replied.
detaching It as bo spoke: "if you fancy
it you can nave it, and welcome. I often
The sentence was not finished, for
Just then tho three wero startled bv a
sudden fall. "It Is Kiss Ashley, my
copyist'." tholawyorexclalmed, as they
hurried into the room together, "she
has fainted; she has worked so hard this
year, and I have feared she would civo
outl" And Harry Mm, coming near,
saw in the pale, care-worn face, the
girl ho had lost and mourned for so
"She is recoverlnc." ho said, raislnir
tho slight form tenderly, with a thrill
Of thauksslvlni! in his heart, "pet nnmn
water, please. Hardlnel and Reynolds.
call a carriage! Miss ashloy ls.au old
friend of mine, I will take carolof her."
Tho two astonished men left tho room
to comply with his rcnuests. and when
mo urea eyes opened, May found her
self In tho arms of tho only roan she had
I "iv"u oo "u
ever love1, ni9 tace wa3 14 ""l? saider
I and nldnr. hut. thn nnmn lnvA 1ni-n.l mif
and older, but the samo lovo looked out
from the honest, faithful eyes.
"Yes, May," holding the ring so
strangely recovered, "the river has given
it up, and now you must forglvo me; I
have watted all these long years, and" I
will never loso you again!"
Ani he never did.
PEARLY PnoVEIlBS. Many a man'n
vlcoshaveat flrsCbeen nothine worsa
than good qualities run wild.
When the tree Is fallen every man
goeth to It with his hatchet.
To a gentleman everv woman Is a
lady, in right of her sex.
Diligence is a falrfortuno and industry
a good estate.
A laugh Is worth a hundred rzrnansi
In any market.
Whenever tho speech Is corrunted. sn
is tho mind.
'I don't believe it ralnd
and forty nights.' said nn unbflllfivlnc
boy to his mother, 'and that story about
aoaa ana nis ark, how could Noah
bring all the animalsand birds from tlm
four quarters of tho earth, and not a
railroad or a steamboat In tho whole
A Scotch clergyman. nreachW nno
day, quoted tho passage: "And I said
In my hasto that all men are liars;" and
nMpH "IVImMa -sr. .
. 1. ..... li vuai, .u t , a aaimial
Said It In your baste, did you? nad vou
uvea in our day you would have said It
at your leisure."