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VOL. II., No. 30. LEUIGIITON, OAItBON COUNTY, FENN'A, SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 15, 1874 SINGLE COPIES, THREE CENTS
Hausman Kuban, opposite Obert's Btore, Bank
street. M order! promptly fitted.
-yy m. UArsnisn,
ATTORN F.Y 'AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
Sui EiutT, LinianiOH, Ft.
TUsl Estate ua Uullwtton Agency. Will Buy and
Sell Ileal Estate. Conveyancing neatly done. Col
lection! promptly made. Settling Estates of De
cedent, a specialty. May be consulted lu English
end German. Nov. 22.
ATTORNEY And counsellor at law,
.Omci Hrst National Hank Building, 2nd Floor
MAUCII CI1UNK, Puma,.
May be consulted In derman. apr 18, 1874
pip, p. DIMM1CK,
DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office, on BROiBWiT, flrst door below American
Hotel, MiucUCliUut,l'cna'a. Collections prompt
y made.- Nor. 23.
Hl M, MHUUttRlV,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
MAUCII CHUNK, PA.
j K. THMStlCIt,
Enst AVelssport, Fa.
N B. Sales of every description attended to at
reasonable charges. The patronage of the public
Is respectfully solicited. Jan. 21, 74.
j-jn. s. b. nisuBU,
PRACTICING! PHYSICIAN AND SCROEON,
OOoe,BlnK Street, next door above the l'ostofflce,
Lehlghton, Pa. -Office Hours Parryvllle each day
srom 10 to 12 o'clock; remainder of day at olticelu
Lehlghtov. Morftl. '72
Summit 11111, Oarlion Co., Pa.
49 Best of accommodations. Excelleut res
taurant underneath. Good stabling attached
J BOYD HENRI,
122 S. 9th St., Allentown, Pa.
"Will furnish rlans, Specifications and Estimates
Kivlng exact cost of public and private buildings,
.from the plainest to the most elaborate; also,
.Drawings far Stairs. Hand-Halls, Ac. je!3
OLIVER CRILLEY, dealer in To
'bacco, C'lgars, Pipes, &c, next door to
Ilex's Grocery Store, Susquehanna St.,
Mauch 'Chunk, respectfully asks tho
people ot Lehlghton and vicinity, when
visiting that place, to call in and try Ills
tho very best in the market. Every
Articles in his line warrauted as repre
sented and at lowest prices. mar28
UOIUAS A. WILLIAMS.
LADIES' AND GENTLEMEN'S
Boot aijd Shoe Maker,
Noidy. opposite the l'ost-offlce
BANK STREET, Lehlghton, Pa.
Having commenced business, as above, I would
respectfully anuounce to the citizens of Lehlghton
And vicinity that 1 am prepared to do all work In
my line in the neatest aud most substantial man.
ner, at prlcea fully a. low as the same work can
be otaloed In Philadelphia. A splendid assort
ment or CHILDREN'S and MISSES' VERof
the best make always on hand. A trial is solicited
And aatlfactlon guaranteed.
Jt3- The trade supplied with all kind, of
at lowest prices. July 4,1871.
GENERAL INSURANCE AGENT
The following Companies are Itepreseuted t
Lebanon Mutual Fire,
Heading Mutual Fire,
Lehigh Fire, and the
Travelers! Accident Insurance,
Also Pennsylvania and Mutual Ilorso
Tlilef Detective and Insuranco Com
pany. March 20, 1873.
TTOS. M. FRITZIKGER,
Boot and Shoe Maker,
Opposite T. D. Clauss' Storo,
BANK STREET, LEUIGIITON, Fa.,
respectfully Informs his friends and tho
public, that ho has Just received a new
and excellent assortment of Men's Wo
men's and Children's Ready-Mail o
Boots, Shoes & Gaiters,
Which he will Sell at the Lowest Prices.
1ST Boots and Shoes made to order,
and Repairing neatly and substantially
done at short notice. ap 25-yl
fMXlio undersigned rcspect-
fully announces that he is better
prepared than over to Buy and Sell
Cuir and Sheen Slilus,a
at his Old Stand, nearly opposite the
post office, Bank Street, Lehlghton.
TW The highest cash prices paid for
Hides' and Skins.
nov. 23. C. E. GltEENAWALD.
nBWr,ONDERFUL, BUT TRUE I
Whenever I get a Bottle of Bloom
of Youth or Magnolia Balm, Rose Tint,
.Box of Ully White, qr anythtng In
that line to beautify the complexion, at
Duriing'8 Drug Store, It seems to he
Plcer and bolter than I can get any
where else, may
Passengers for Philadelphia will leave Lehlghton
6.00 a. m ,'vla L. arrive at Thlla at B.OO a.m
7.37 a.m. via L.i 8. " 11.10 a.m.
7.39 a, m. via L. V. " " 11 10 p.m.
Wfl p. m. via L. S. " " 21S p.m.
11.02 p.m. via L.V. " ' 2.15 p.m
2.27 p, m. via L. A S. " " SA5 p.m.
4.47 p.m. via L. 4 S. " " 8.20 p.m.
4.44 n. in. via. L. V. " " 8.20 p.m.
7.38 p. m. vlaL.V. " " 1030 p.m.
returning, leave depot at jicrKs ana American
Streets, I'hlla., it 7.00, 8.30 and 0.15 a. m.; 2.10
3.30, and 6.15 p. m.
Fare from Lenlgh:on to Pbliiderphla, (2.65.
Feb. 1, 1874. MILLS CLAUK, Agent
OKNTRAI, It. It. OF N. J.
LE11IOII 4 SUSQUEHANNA DIVISION.
Time Table of June 20, 1874.
Trllos leave Lehlghton na follows!
For New York, Pliiladelphls, Easton, Xc a, 7.37,
11.07 a. in., 2.27, 4.47 p.m.
For Mauch Chnnk at 10.16 a. m., 1 14. 6.38, and
U Oil p.m. '
For Wilkes llarre and Scranton at 10.15 a. m., 1.14,
6.3S p. in.
Jltturnintt Leave New York, from station Cen
tral Jtallroad of New Jersey, loot of Liberty
street, North Hirer, at5.15, 0.00 a. m., 12.4 ),
4 00 p. m.
Loavo Philadelphia, from Depot North Penn'a
It. It., at 7.00, 0 45 a. in., 2.10, 5 15 p. In.
Leave Kaston at 830, 10.05, 11.48 a. in., 3.53 and
7.15 p m.
Leave Mauch Chunk at 7.30, 11.00 a. m., 2 20 and
4.40 p. m.
Fo: lurther particulars, see lime Tables at the
II. P. ItALDWIN, Gen. Puitenger Agent.
July 4, 1874.
PHILADELPHIA A EltIB Kit. DIVISION.
Slimmer Time Table.
On and after SUNDAY, JUNE 28lh, 1874, the
trains on the Pbllada. 1 Erie Kit. Dlvlslou wM
run as follows :
Fist Like leaves Philadelphia 12.65 p.m.
" " Harrlsburg 6 00 p.m.
" " Sunbury C.C5 p.m.
" " Willlanisport 8.60 p.m.
" arr. at Lock Haven 10.00 p.m.
Eeu Mia leaves Philadelphia 11-55 p.m.
" ' Harriburg 4.25 am.
" " Sunbury tM a.m.
" " WMUmsport 8.35 am.
" " Lock Haven 0.45 a.m.
" " llenova 11.10 a.m.
" arr. at Erie 8 05 p m.
Euimt 51 ail leaves Philadelphia 8.01 a.m.
" " Hairlsburg 1.20 p.m.
" " Sunbury 4.20 pm-
" " Wllllnmsport 0 20 p.m.
arr. at Lock llaten 730 p.m.
-N'uaAEl lllPHUs leaes Philadelphia 7.20 a.m.
" " " Harrlsburg 10.10a.ni.
" " " Sunbury 12.30 p.m,
" " W llllsnisnort 2.05 p.m.
" " " Lock Hai en 3 10 p.m.
" " " llenova 4.20 pm.
" " arr. at Kane 0.50 am
Pmu, Express leaves Lock Haven 020 a.m.
" " Sunbury 030 p.m..
' ' Wllllamsport 7.45 a.m.
" " arr. at Harrlsburg 11.45 am.
' " l'UUdelpbla 3 35 p.m-
Erii Mail leaves Erie 11.20 a.m.
" " Jtenova 0 20 p.m.
" Lock Haven 035 p.m.
" " Wllllamsport 100 a.m.
" " Sunbury 12 40 a.m.
" arr. at Harrlsburg 2 40 a.m.
' " Philadelphia 0 40 a.m
Klmira Mail leaves Lock Haven 0.45 a.m.
' " Wllllaiusport 11.00 a.m.
' ' " Sunbury 12.40 p.m.
" arr. at Harrlsburg 3.05 p.m
" " Philadelphia C35 p.m.
Nimaei ElPEES! leaves Kane 0,0 ) a.m.
" " " llenovo 4 05 p.m.
" " " Lock Haven 6 25 pm.
' " " Wllllamsport 0.60 p.m.
' " " Suubnry 8.40 p.m.
" ' arr at Harrlsburg 10,65 p.m.
" " " Philadelphia 2.50 a.m.
Mall East connects east aud u est at Erie Mth L
StJISli Wandatlrvloeton with Oil Crecknnd
Alleibeoy It It W.
Mall W est with east and west trains on L S A M
S 11 W. and at Corry and trvlneton lib OK Creek
and Allegheny It It V.
Elinlra Mail aud llutTilo Hxpres make close
connections at Wllllamsport with N C K W tialus
uorth, and at lbirrUburg with N O It W trains
south. VM- A. BALDWIN, Qen'l gupt.
lUeapcst Place In Town!
The untlerslfincd respectfully Informs
his friends and the citizens in general,
that ho has just received a large and
elegaut assortment ot
SILVER PLATED WARE,
Jewelry, Gold Pens, &c.
Which ho Is offering at very
tOIV PiUCUS FOR CASH !
Also, Agent for tho celebrated
Spectacles & Eye-Glasses
Tho very best in tho market.
Nearly opposite tho P. O.,
Bank St., Lehighton.
Juno 0, 1874
Opposite tho Public Squaie,
SOUTH ST., LEUIGIITON, PA.,
Tin & Sheet Iron Ware
And Dealer In all kinds of
137" Roofing, Spouting and Jobbing
promptly attended to. nov, 80 '
A TERRIBLE NIGHT.
"ByJovel Dick, I'mneaily doneup."
"So am I. Did any one ever seo such
a confounded forest. Charley?" .,
"I atn not alono weak, but hungry.
Oh for a steak of mooso, with a bottle
old red wino to wash it downl"
"(Jharleyl beware. Tako care how
you conjure up such visions In my mind.
I nm already nearly starving, ami If you
incrcaso my appetite much more it will
go hard with me If I don't dlno off of
you. You are youog, and Bertha says
"Hearted, sho.mcant. Well, so I am,
if loving liertlia bo any proof of it. Do
you know, Dick, I have often wonder
ed that you, who love your sister so
passionately, were not jealous other at
tachment to me."
' So I was, my dear follow, at first
furiously jealous. But then I reflected
that Bertha must one day or the other
marry, and I must lose my sister, so I
thought It better that she should marry
my old college chum and early friend,
Charley Costarro, thnn any one else.
So you sec there was a llttlo selfishness
in my calculations, Charley."
"Dick, we were friends at school, and
frtendsat col lego, and I thought at both
those places that nothing could shorten
the link that bound us together, but I
was mistaken. Sinco my love for, and
engagement to your sister, I feel as If
you.were fitly times tho friend that you
were before. Dick, we three will never
"So he married the king's daughter,
and they all lived together as happy as
the days are long," shouted Dick with
n laugh, quoting from nursery talo.
The foregoing isasllco out of the con
versation with which Dick Linton and
myself endeavored to beguile tho way,
as wo tramped through one ot the for
ests ot Northern Now York. Dick was
an artist, aud I was a sportsman, so
when one fine autumn day ho announc
ed Ills Intention ofgolng Into the woods
for a week to study Nature, It seemed
to mo an excellent opportunity for me
to exercise my legsand my trigger fing
er at the same time. Dick had some
backwoods friend who lived In a log
hut on the shore of Eckford Lake, and
there wo determined to tako up our
quarters. Dick, who said he know the
forest thoroughly, was to do tho guide,
and we accordingly, with our guns on
our shoulders, started on foot from
Itoot's, a tavern known to tourists, and
situated on the boundaries of Essex and
Warren counties. It was a desperate
walk; but as we started by daybreak,
and hud great faith In our pedestrian
qualities, we expected to reach tho
nearest of the Eckford lakes by night
fall. The forest through which we
traveled was of tho densest description.
Overhead the branches of spruce and
plno shut out the day, whilo beneath
our feet lay o frightful soli, composed
principally of jagged shingle, cunning
ly concealed by an almost Impenetrable
brush. As tho day wore on, our hopes
of reaching our destination grew faint
er and fainter, and I could almost fan
cy, froji the anxious glances that Dick
cast around him, that in spite of his
boasted knowledge of the woods ho had
lost his way. It was uot, however, un
til night actually fell, and that wo wero
both sinking from hunger and cxhaus
tation, that I could get him to acknowl
"Wo're In a nice pickle, Master Dick,"
said I, rather crossly, for an empty
stomach does much to destroy a man's
natural amiability. "Confound your
assurance that led you to set up as a
guldo. Of all men painters are tho most
"Come, Charley," answered Dick,
good-humoredly, "there's no use in
growling so loudly. -You'll bring the
bears and panthers on us If you do. We
must inako tho best of a bad job, and
sleep in a tree."
"It's easy to talk, my good fellow'.
1'iu not a partridge, and don't know
hotv to roost on a hough."
"Well, you'll havo to learn then; for
if you sleep on tho ground, tho chances
are ten toouobut you will have the
wolves nibbling at your toes before day.
"I'm hanged If I'll do cither!" Bald I
desperately. "I'm going to walk all
ulght.and I'll drop befoie I'll lie down."
"Come, come, Charley, don't bo a
"I was a fool only when I consented
to let you assume the rolo of guide."
"H'ell, Charley, If you are determin
ed to go on, let It bo so. We'll go to
gether. After nil, its only an adven
ture" "I say, Dick, don't you seen light?"
"By Jovo, so there is Come, you
see Providenco Intervenes between us
and wolves and hunger. That must bo
a squatter's hut."
The light to -which I had so sudden
ly called Dick's attention wtw wry
faint, and seemed to bo about hulf a
mile distant. It glimmered through the
dark branches of tho hemlock and spruce
trees'' and weak as tho light was, I hail
ed It as a mariner1 without a compass
halls the star by which ho steers, Wo
instantly set out in tho direction of our
beacon. In a moment It seemed as if
all fatigue had vanished, nnd we walk
ed as if our muscles were as tenso as
Iron, and our joints oily as a piston
shaft. Wo soon arrived at what in the dusk
seemed to bo a clearing ot about five
acres, but it may havo been larger, for
the tall forest rising up around It must
have diminished Its apparent Size, giv
ing it'tho appearance ot a square pit
rather than a farm. Toward one corn
er of tho clearing wo discerned tho
dusky outline of a log hut, through
whoso singlo end window a faint light
was streaming. With a sigh of lellef
we hastened to tho door nnd knocked.
It was opened Immediately, and a man
appeared on the threshold. We explain
ed our condition, and wero instantly
invited to walk in and make ourselves
at home. All our host said he could
offer us wero some cold Indian corn
cakes, and a slice of dried deer's-flesh,
to all of which we wero heartily wel
come. These viands In our starving
condition wero luxuries to us, and wo
literally reveled In anticipation of a full
The hut Into which we had so uncere
moniously entered was ot tho most
poverty-stricken order. It consisted of
but one room, with a rude brick fire
place at one end. Some deer-skins aud
olil blankets stretched out by way of
a bed at tho other extremity of thn n
parttnent,and the only seats visible wero
two sections of a large pine tiunk that
stood close to the fire place. There was
no vestige ot a table, and the rest of the
furniture was embodied in a long Ten
ncsseo rifle that hung close to tho rough
If tho hut was remarkable, Its
proprietor was still more so. Ho was, I
thlnktho most villainous looking man
I ever beheld. About six feet two inches
In height, proportionately broad across
the shoulders, aud with a baud largo
enough to pick up a fifty-six pound shot,
he seemed to bo n combination of extra
ordinary strength and agility. Ills head
was narrow, and oblong in shape. His
strait Indian-like hair fell smoothly
over his low forhead as It It had been
plastered with, soap, lud his black
bead-like eyes were set obliquely, and
slanted downward toward his nose, giv
ing htm a mingled expression of feroci
ty and cunning. As I examined his
features attentively, In which I thought
I could trace almost every bad passion,
I confess I experienced a certain feeling
of apprehension and distrust that I could
not shako off.
While be was getting us tho promised
food, wo tried, by questioning him, to
draw him Into conversation, no seem
ed very taciturn aud reserved. Ho said
he lived entirely alone, and had clear
ed the spot he occupied with his owA
hands. Ho said his namo was Joel; but
when we hinted that he must have somo
other name, he pretended not to hear
us, though I saw his brows knit, and
bis small black eyes flash angrily. My
suspicious of this man were further a
roused by observing a pair ot shoes ly
ing In a corner of the hut. These shoes
were at least threo sizes sraallor than
those that our gigantic host wore, and
yet he had distinctly replied that ho
lived alone. It thoso shoos were not
his, whose were they'.' The more I re
flected on this circumstance tho moro
uneasy I felt, and apprehenslous wero
still further aroused, when Joel, as ho
called himself, took both our fowling
pieces, aud, in order to have them out
of the way, as he said, hung them on
crooks from the wall, at n height that
neither Dick or I could reach without
getting on a stool. I smiled Inwardly,
however, ns I felt tho smooth barrel of
my revolver that was slung lu the hol
low of my back, by Its leathern belt,
and thought to myself, If this fellow has
any bad designs, tho more unprotected
ho thinks us tho more Incautious he will
be, eo I made no effort to retain our
guns. Dick also had a revolver, and
was one of thoao men who I knew would
use It well when the time camo.
Jy suspicions of our host grew at last
to such, a pitch that I determined to
communicate them to Dick. Nothlne
would he easier than for this villlanous
,half-breed for I felt convinced he
had .Indian blood in him nothing
would bo easier than, with the aid of
an accomplice, to cut our throats or
shoot us while, wo wero asleep, and so
got our guns, watches, and whatever
money, wo carried. Who, in these
lonely woods, would hear tho shot, or
hear our crjes for help? What emis
sary of tho law, however sharp, could
point out our graves In thoso wild woods,
or bring tho murder home to tliosn who
committed It?- Linton at first laughed;
then grow serious; and gradually, bo
catno a con vert to my apprehenslous.
Wo hurrlerlly agreed that, whilo one
slept, the ot.'ier should watch, and so
Uko it in tur.13 through tho night.
Joel had surrendered to us his conch
of deer-skin and his blanket; ho him
self said ho could sleep quite as well on
tho floor, near the flro. As Dick and I
were both very tired, we were anxious
to get our rest a.s soon as possible. So
after a hearty meal ot deer-steak and
tougli cakes, washed down by a good
draught from our brandy flask, I, being
the youngest, got the first hour's sleep,
aud flung myself on the couch of skins.
As my eyes gradually closed, I saw a
dim picture of Dick seated sternly
watch lug by the fn e,and tho long shape
of tho half-breed stretching out like a
huge shadow upon the floor.
After what I could havo swom to bo
only a three-minute dozo, Dick woko
nie, and informed mo that my hour. was
out; and turning mo out of my warm
nest, lay down without any ceremony,
and in a few seconds was heavily snor
ing. I rubbed my eye.-), fe It for my re
volver, and seating myself on one of tho
pine-stumps, commenced my watch.
The half-breed appeared to bo buried In
a profound slumber, nnd in tho half
weird lielit cast by tho wood embers,
his enormous flguro seemed almost Ti
tantlc in its proportions. I confess I
felt that in a strugglo for lifo- he was
moro than a match for myself and Dick.
I then looked at tho fire, and then began
a favorite amusement of mine shaping
forms lu tho embers. All sorts of fig.
ures defined themselves beforome. Bat
tles, tempests at sea, familiar faces,
and above all shono, over retuintng,
tho dear features of Bertha Linton, my
affianced brido. Sho seemed to me to
smilo at me through a burning haze,
and I could almost fancy I heard her
say, "While you aro watching in the
lonely forest I am thinking ot you, and
praying for your safety."
A slight movement on the part of tho
slumbering half-breed here recalled mo
from those sweet breams. Ho turned
on his side, lifted himself slowly on his
elbow, and gazed attentively at me. I
did not stir. Still retaining my stoop
ing attitude, I half closed my eyes, and
remained motionless. Doubtless lie
thought I wits asleep, for in n moment
or two lie roo nolslessly, and creeping
with a stealthy step acrosi tho floor,
passed out of tho hut. I listened Oh,
how eagerly! It seemed to me that,
through the imperfectly-Joined crevices
ot the log-walls, I could plainly hear
voices whispering. I would have glV'
en worlds to havo crept nearer to listen,
but I was fearful of disturbing tho fan
cled security of our host, who I now
felt certain had slnster designs upon us.
So I remained perfectly still. Tno
whispering suddenly ceased. Tho half.
breed re-entered the hut in the same
stealthy way in which ho had quitted It,
aud after giving a scrutinizing glance
at mo, once more stretched himself upon
the floor nnd affected to sleep. In a few
moments I pretended to awako yawn
ed, looked at my watch, and finding
that my-hour had moro than expired,
proceeded to wake Dick. As I turned
him out ot bed I whispered in ills ear,
"Don't tako your eyes of that fellow,
Dick, lie lias accomplices outside; be
carefull" Dick gave a meaning glance,
carelessly touched his revolver, as much
as to say, "Here's somethlug to Inter
fere with his little arrangements," nnd
took his seat on tho plne-stump,ln such
a position as to command a view of tho
sleeping halt breed and tho doorway at
This time, though horribly tired, I
could not sleep. A horrlblo load seem
ed pressing on my chest, and every fire
minutes I would start up to soe If Dick
was keeping Ills watch faithfully. My
nencs were strung to a (rightful pitch.
of tensity; my heartbeat at every sound,
and my head seemed to throb until I
thought my temples wonld burst. Tho
more I reflected on tho conduct ot the
half-breed, the moro assured I was that
ho Intended murder, Full ot this idea,
I took my revolver from its si lug, and
held It in my. hand, ready to shoot him
down at the first movement, (bat ap
peared at all dangerous. A hazo seem
ed now to pass across my eyes. Fati
gued with long watching! and excite
ment, I passed into that soral-consclous
stato in which I seemed perfectly awaro
of every thing that passed, although
objects wero dim and dull in outline,
and did not appear, so sharply defined
as in ouo.'s waking moments. I was
apparently roused from this state by a
plight crackling sound. I started, and
raised myself on my elbow. My heart
almost ceased to beat at what-1 saw.
Tho half-breed had lit somo species of
dried herb, which sent out a strong
aromatic odor as, it burned. This- herb1
ho was holding directly .under Dick's
nostrils, who I now perceived, to my
horror, was wrappad In a profound
slumber. Tho smoke of this mysterious
herb appeared to deprive him ot all con
sciousness, for ho rolled gently off of
the pluo-log, and lay stretched upon tho
floor. The half-breed now stole.to tho
door, and oponed It gently. Three sin
lister heads peered In out of tho gloom.
I saw the long barrels of rides, and the
liugo brawny hands that clasped thorn.
Tho half-breed pointed, significantly to
where I lay witli his Jong bony finger,
then drawing a large, thirsty-looking
knife from his breast, moved toward
mo. Tho tlmo was eomo. My blood
stopped my heart ceased to beat Tho
half-breed was within a foot of my bed;
tho knifo wa3 raised; another instant
and it wonld havo been burled In my
heart, when, with nhand as cold as Ice,
I lilted my revolver, took deadly aim,
and 11 red 1
A stunning report, a dull groan, a
huge cloud of smokocurllngoround mo,
and I found myself standing upright,
witn a ilarK mass lylug at my feet.
"Great Godl what havo you done,
Sir?" cried tho half-breed, rushing
toward me. "You have killed hlmt
Ho was just about to wako you."
I staggered against tho wall. My
senses, until then immersed lu sleep,
suddenly recovered thdr activity. The
frightful trath burst upon nso in a flash.
I had shot Dick Linton while under tho
influenco ot a night-mare! Then every
thing seemed to fado away,- and I re
member no moro.
There was a trial, I believe. Tho
lawyers wero learned, and proved by
physicians that It was n case of what Is
called Somnolentia, or sleep-drunkenness;
but of tho proceedings I took no
lieed. Ono form hannted me, lying
black and heavy on tho hut fioor; and
one pale faco was ever present a taco
I saw once after thetcnlblocatastropbe,
and uover saw again the. wild, despair
ing faco of Bertha Linton, my promised
If life should bo embodied so that all
our purposes would assume visible
forms, what a strango spectacle would
bo seen. Intermingled with what wo
have dono and what wo are doing, on
cither sldo of tho way wo have walked,
out over tho world where Imagination
has traveled in varying forms.wo would
seo what wo intended to do outlines ot
plans, siadowy forms of purposes, lialf
finlshed works, dream3, realties, all
strangely mingled chapters half-written,
sentences half-completed, books,
but no lessons, good deeds purposed but
not performed, sins condemned but not
forsaken, tho eyes heavenward but tho
hands grasping tho earth! The world
that is Is not tho world that might havo
been to us; what we have dono Is but.
llttlo of what we lntonded to. do, or
might havo done.
Many of our thoughts were droams,
rather than deflnito purposes, tho crea
tions of tho Imagination without the efV
fort ot will to reallzo them; experienco
and growing wisdom, show that many
purposes wero not practicable. For the
model of one good, useful Invention
thero are In tho patent office very many
that havo proved useless; many a well
elaborated work has proved a falluro
and been abandoned. United Presby
An Irish editor says he can see no
earthly reason why women should not ba.
allowed to becoina medical nun.