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The spring hze leas ot.brightnese
Every y'ear. •
Anil the anew a ghastlier whiteness,
Every year •
Nori do I um niers flowers quicken,
Nor* autumn fruitage thicken,
As they once (lid, for we sicken
Every year.' . *
It Is growing darker, corder,
Every year, •.•
As the heart and soul grow older,
' Every. year. -
I care not now for dancing
Or for Oyes with passion glancing.
Love is less and. testi entrancing
Everi year! •
Of the loges and sotrows Idcnded
Of the Joys of friendship ended
Of the ties that still might bind me
Until Time to Death . resiguell me,.
lity'ittlitmities remind me,
'Every yi , at. : ,
Oh : how bad to look before 'me,
While the clouds grow• darker o'er me,
yhele we tree the bloesoins tatted
That to blcoixt we might have aided,
And immortal warlandtt braided,
Every year. t,
To the past go more dead faces
Every year ; .
Come no new ones in their places,
Every year. •
rywhere the tad ey'es meet us,
In the evening dusk • they greet Ili,
And to coma tti them entreat u 9
Every year. •
You arty growing o1(1,"•they tell us,
" Every year," '
•• You are, snore alone," they test us,
":tou can win no'new atrei , tiOn,
Yon hare only recollect lon,•
De l eper sorrow and dejection,
Tynk' fiod, no clouds are Aliftlog,
' • Evory" '
Crer . ttie laild to which ye re thlftitig
/0,54,; there. will grlove us,
NU' . loving I:4ces leave-us, .
Yoe. (lea!h of friend:, heroave us,
A MAYFAIR MYSTERY.
'CHAT' ER ..1
Baron and Baroness" Patterini
Can anything :have a tiiier or more
Larnionious-Sinind ? A rid:yeti for the
life of her, Mrs; P. dare not call her
self Baroness.: People I are so. ill
natured that they will be sure to say
dear Anthonythe good' man's name
is Anthony—procured it in'snme
lanions manner ; took ten per cent.
,lik commission upon the Monaco'
1.0 an,. perhaps; whereas,, as dvery
body knows, a real nobleman , is con
structed in quite a diflerent Manner.
The name of Patterini seemed to
female owner singularly adapted for
a noble prefix; the wbrd Mrs. in con
ne4lon with it appeared Ito her a
waste, a pathos, like a handle of bone
prefixed tolti silk Parasol; it had, a
certain Sorman ring about it; and
even 'if it was Greek (as was the faet),
the modern Greeks, as Cyril Clarke
assured her, resemble in their preda
tory habits the ancient, ..NOrmans
.Mrs. Patterini -did not knoW.. *fiat
, ' predatory " meant, and she was
1-quite satisfied with ..the assertion.,
zshe bad the utmost confidence in '
Cyril,Clarke as a gentleman and
a gentile ; for both these ylasses, to
say the truth. were among her imme
diate acquaintances,• rather scarce.
Bc •lind fallen in love with MisS:
Myia VattCriiii, who by rights should
. been,a Baroness 'like her Moth
er, for one of. the greatcharrns of a
foreign title is that it descends and
spreads so that one's whole stock •iS.
glorified, and one begets, not boys
and' girls, like the common herd of
parents, but Barons and Baronesses.
And anything more ludicrous than
Mr. Cyril. Clarke's pretensions to
this young lady's hand i.t would have
been difficult to conceive. - ills. lum
ily, though respectable 'enough— r his
father :was a minor canon of 'Some
I cathedral or - another, and had a
I ing' in tho Fens—were by. no means
Normans' • lie had 'not it shilling in
'l'lle Baroness, as I am afraid the
young barrister was wont,to "call his
hostess in the fainily eirele, had. even
a higher ambition with ri.4ipect to 'the
di•zposal of her daughter's: hand than
her . husband; ono yet ahe permitted/
this young man to pay: her 3lyra
marked attentions. :X ot !tine ; serious.
could possibly &mile of it, and Cyr;il
was extremely useful, to .her, 'and
could be retained by tio other sort of
;fee. Ile was a pleasant, ; agreeable
yotinn fdlow, and "kri(iw etierybody.”
Ile brought people,=-chietly males,
however—to Evelyn Lodge. 'who
never would -have come thither of
their own accord, and he relieved the
'otherwise : insufferable-tedium of her
-; The Baroness was sagacious enough
to 'perceive this ; she,retuarked that
when Cyril Clarke Was present the
heavy atmosphere lifted a little, that
where . he , sat there was an oasis in
the desert of aultnesS where laughter
rippled. In time he - grew to'be in
dispensable. "She . had wit; 'enough to
see that : he did . not like it, that rich
wines and a fine feast were not suffi
cient attractions j.o, a:man of his
,lie Caine', in short, after
Myra ; and yet the BaronesS encour
aged him. If she had discarded him,
tiie . men . he'had brought to the Linige,
and who leavened her. parties so
pleasantly, would in all likelihood
go away, and .everything would be as
it used to be—as dull as ditch-water..
Moreover, she did .not give lipall
hope of getting - into society--- real
society—through 'Cyril's good offices.
lle - had procuted invitations for My :
ra for a ball or
. two nt/ houses of un :
doubted fashion, and the girl had .
ratt.ended them under the escort of 'it
great lady, whose footman hOd left
I her - card at . the Lodge. 'But? these
rfashionable doors had . never been
i opened fOr the Baroness herself, and
to her they
,were the dates of para
" If •I could only izet my mother's
consent 4; I would. marry you
to-morrow," 'she had told the young
burrister; " but you , knovr that is .
possible. I . will 'never marry 'you'
.you had much better
cease your visits to the Lodge, which
only gives me unnecessary pain."
-• She was very sensible girl, who
saw through_ her mother's weakness
iOWANDA , , BRADFORD C0U1417,, PL, r TijURS
.D AY MORNING, k 4,
, 1880. ° NUMBER 23
for fashionable life, and despised it ;
but she bad honest scruples. I am
afraid Mr. Cyril Clarke did not share
them. Ile thoroughly. understood his
position at the Lodge, and resented
the Baroness' treatment of him, as
any man of spirit would. have done ;
but` he loved. Myra qUite independ
ently of het fortune—although he
was not one to despise fortune—and
he persevered in his attentions: I
shall make no apologies fort;,what he
afterwards did, for it Was ikidefensi
ble ; but I must say that there were
exeufies for him.
A few years ago -it wai noised
abroad that a great Eastern poten
tate, the Shah of . Persia. was about
to visit England.. Cyril Clarke
brought the news, twenty=four hours
before it was published in the papers,
to Evelyn Lodge; one of. his mis-
Mons was to bring the Baroness early
intelligence, of all fashionable move
ments, ;anti' he was very skilled in
acquit.* it. But these . particular
tiding§ibc . had learned from a friend
of- bis in the Foreign Office 'under
Pecilliar the - Pmstances., This gentle
man had at one tithe. resided in Per
and conkl speak its tongue, and
he ,had. been:. sounded by the 'chief of
his department, that very morning as
to whether , in case his Imperial Maj
y the Shah should:coine; he would
-be• attached to his sacred 'Person
while in England. News of this
'kind was meat, drink, and . clOthing
to the Baroness. -
If she Could only get his Ita l perial
Highness :to'take any notice of her,
that, would be bliss indeed, and Mr.
Cyril Clarke actually gave her hopes
of it. , He : thought it riot, impossible
that thrbugh his friend in the Foreign
(Alice the shali Might be induced, to
believe. that Evelyn Lodge. was one
of 'the centers of financial greatn4s,
.that such' it was worth his
Mjile to visit it; the Persian ldan
would certainly be all. Ott better :foe
-the backing of Patterini k Co , while
at ratterinrs mansion his Imperial
Mtilesty would have the Opportunity
of beholding a . type Of social life in
Cyril broke. this gorgeous project
to his patroness with extreme cau
tion, lest the vision of _greatness thus
disclosed should be too much for her,
and his prinienee was not misplaced.
She: did .not,' however, faint, but
she cried like 'achild, and 'wobbled,
all over like a jelly. _
If you "-gasped she--
" if you brilllbis Imperial Highness
the *Shah of Persia 'beneath My hum-
)1e - roc& there nothiug-nothing
h.lt I etin,(leoTtyou: You hAveconly
o name your rewani."' _ • •
Myra!" said Cyril, with his usual
)62senee . of laud.
The Baroness turned pale' and
swalloed something in her throat;
but she was not'one to go back from
" If the - Shah cons 110,e," •said
she, " you shall haye Myra."
.The excitement eatised irr London
by the arrival of the Shah of Peisia
;renter than that produced
any other event since the visit of the
allied monarchs of ' Waterloo. He
was decidedly ‘.‘ the rage,"lfind ladies
of fashion •were dying tO,irnake
their :guest even for halt ;an hour.
The Lord Chamberlain , 4 ‘ consigned
him to this great housennd that, and
very proud waS. the eOrignee when
the precious article eatne,lto hand on
loan. I think• the haiip'ieSt day of
Mrs. Patterini's existence was that
on which the.,ll9rning Post announc
ed that MS Majesty the Shah' of . Per
sia would, honor her reception at
Evelyn - toidg,a on Tuesday neat with
his,lroperiiil presence. - -
From luir point of
. view she, might
wel be so, for his pi:kin - Ikea yisit,liad
bri ken; down the barriers' between
ilhip. self rend the highestln the land.
I do not' know how-much she paid'to
procure the honor, or in what propor-
liar's the-bribe was divided between
the g r entlemen in the Forei g n Office'
and the ministers of the Shah, but I
have heard that the expenseS of the
entertainmeut:were -as nothing com- .
pared with , what the acceptance of
the invitation cost.' The -ball; • how
ever, must have cost something; for
'in the lirstiplaee the Baroness "threw
out" the drawing-min:a-so as to
half over_the garden, and in the
second she drove archikays through
all the -partition walls, so that .the
Whole floor should be .e zmile.' But
What Were 'a- few ti-illing alterations
in Evelyn Lodge when taken in con
. the .alterations in the
feelings - of good society. As respected
its mistress ? It is scarcely too much
to say-that — for a whole week there,
was no woman , in London more
." sought after" than the llaroness
Patterini. She adopted hen rightful
title On , the instant, and' issued her
cards of invitation with a Baron's
coronet eMbossed !Ton them-in blue,
and silver. So far from.there Nina'
any doubt of filling her largely in
creased ball-room, her only-difficulty
was to say 4 \o" to those of her own
Ipersonal .arquaintances whose h's
I were too. pronounced . (or unpro
-1 flounced), and whoSep's Were obVi-•
b's. .The whole fashionable
wcild was at her feet. Ladies of
title (English) intrigued for an invi
tation ; the Duchess of Doldrum-sig
nified through a certain lady, herself
of distinCtion, that she Fould come
'she were asked. Her futurq_ hostess
talked of her. from that mOment as
• her "dear Duchess term which
had more truth in it than hertrienda
imagined who had not seen Mr. Pat:
terini's cheek (drawn " bearer," ,
you may be sure), which -Cyril-Clarke
had disposed of in thet. proper quar
. On -the day before the ball Cyril
received formal news while break
fasting' at Evelyn Lodge, that the
'SiMh's appointment would be • kept,
and in her ecstasy the Baroness kissed
him.'. . •
" You are a duck and a darling,"
exclaimed. she; "and I don't wonder
that our Myra is
- devoted to 'you: I
look Upon'you Trpin this moment as
our son-in-law." ' •
tinder these citennistances I think
31r. Cyril Clarke : was justifieCi in
ratify-inn: the agreement by kissing
Myra. l 'cit was - the first time he luvl
ventured upon it—in pnblic—and the
f- • --., . ' ~,!, ,- -
t i ,-,,„,
... .. . .
young lady playfully remonstrated
" Remember, sir,. the Shah has not
" Pshawl" answered Cyril; "he is
as safe , as the bank."
"And , I don't quite agree with
you there," said the Baron, looking
up from the newspaper in which-he
v. as studying; the prospect of the
Persiati . loan. . •
"Cyril means he is Safe to come
to-morrow. night," observed the Bar,
oness, in explanation. "To tell you
the honest truth, my dear," continued
she, with frankness, ." if he had not
come, I think it would have been the
death of me. .When he has once
been, I don't. care what happen's,
Persia may burst .up, and the. Shah
be bow-stringed on Wednesday niorn
tug ; but he will, so to speak, have
consecrated Evelyn 'Lodge forever;
and the Duchess•mnst ask us; back
again to Doldrutir House." ,
At that. moment a teleEtram—he
used, to have one' about every half
hour—arrived. for Cyril.
What is it •abmit ?" asked .the
Baroness; vxeitedly. " You Iq9k
annoyed. Nothing ,has_ happened
do hope!" and she held otit her hand
for the missive.
- But Cyril had 'ahead . ) , Ord it up.
into small pikes. "It seeniii'," - said
he,l" that Chibouks must be Provided
for the Shah and all his Suite." ~
" What does that matter? . What
are chihoulis? Po you mean to say
they can't,be got ?" •
The Baroness had deadful susPi:
eh: ut - that they were t .arrimals peCuliar
'to Persia,. sacred 'Co the Sovereign,
and Without which he, never 'moved,
like- white elephants in Burmali.
' They are only Eastern, pipes,"
laughed Cyril. • : • -
- "Then *send for live-andiforty of
the bek that cab, be pro.enred.," said
the Baroness: "Wby on earth should
'fat, a'nnoy - you, Cyril ?' Upon mY
word, 'you look so queer that it gave
me quite a ,turn."
. . .
" Well,. these Persian fellows are a
dirty lot, you know, as Jack remarks"
(Jack :was Jack Delayne in the• For
eign Oflice,.,who bad sent the tele•
gram), "and - I was thinking that
they'd spbil your new carpet." •
0 'Carpet !"..echoed the Baroness,
scornfully; "what; signifies about,the
ea rpetr" - • •
•" I suppose I had better not come
home to dinner • to-day, my 'dear,"
tAmarked - the .Ilaron, mildly as he
4 , •
rot•A! 'from his. chair.
"-Dinner!" repeated she, with even
greater scorn. " The idea of man
thinking. of his. dinner who has got
the' Shah of Persil. co i ning to sup
with him !"
For a few minutes afletward , Cyril
and his beloved objectwere left alone
in,the conservatory together.
- 0 Cyril,said she, you have 'de
ceived me ; - you would neveti. have
changed col - or if that 'telegrain had
been only about the-chiboulis. What
was it about:o
He whispered something, in her
ear' which made her turn as pale 'as
the camplias "Among .iwhich they
stood ;tie tottered, and would have
fallen ;,', , .and as there was nowhere
to • falt,';except upon the: tasselated
pavement, Cyril considerately opened
his arms, and she fell into them.
"ohoiry. gracious-goodness !" were
her. AitiA:vords.' It would . •he a breach
of conAgence to repeat the conversa
tion Miler, which was Carried on in
tender murmurs SuffiCe_ it to record
its concluSion. •-
174 - ?,11-...5're • quite, quite•sure,
dailinErAhat the man will conic?".
" I will lay. my life upon it, sweet
est. Your dear mother shall not be
disappointed so far.''.
• CSIAPTEII. 111. • .
The, day of our Baroness' delight
only began to dawn after it had
long over for the . majdrity of heir fel
low creatures. The Shah was hot
expectO, at Evelyn Lodge till
m., and his movements
were so erratic that he ,might:th, t
make his appearance till eVen..yet! a'
later hour .. Long before 11 o'ciock.! .
howe...er, and indeed' iManediatelY
after the time -named•in the invitai
tion for the ball, Evelyn Lodge was
;thronged- with rank and fashioU.-
In tlie meantime CYril Clarke and
sonic of his trusty .friends slid their •
best to set things going ; the , music
struck - up, and a few languid.dances..
were got titrough; ,but there. Was a.
sense of ! expectation .. upon all' the
company that dulled it and 'forbade.
enjoyment. They could dance and •
eat and chink. and- go to a garden
fete fitiyday - of the week ; but they
had come to Evelyn Lodge to meet
the Shah of Persia.- At 11:15 •the
last guest 'of.•the Patterini's had ar
rived, except the one for whom all
eyes were straining, all ears upon the
stretch. -The :Baroness sent for ,Cy-:
ril ; and sugq.ested that a. messenger.
should be despatched to Buckingham
'place to inquire the --Cause of the
relay. o•- •
• " That would be madness,° - -was. his
reply ; "- to be hurried' would be in
tolerable to his.. Imperial' Majesty..
lie would cut the messenger's head-
The Barones would not have
minded that if he would have started
for Evelyn Lite immediatelyy-nfter
ware, and it was with some difficulty
that she refrained from saying
.However, she had not timph longer
to wait.. There was - a clatteil of hoofs
at. - the , house-door greaten - than any
that had preceded . it, and
cheer broke forth .from the crowd
AL last -- -the Shah bad come.-
Through the;long ball of marble,.
between tliebanks of flowers and'the
rows of -statues,__the Baroness conic'
perceive his dusky Majesty coming
slowly toward her, followed by the
officers of his, household. On one
side of him Abut a little behind, Talk
ed Jack PeLayne, the suPemumgrary
or " flying'.' interpreter'', as he called
• " Weleome to our huniblo roof,
Your Imperial . Maje Sty, ". observed
the ; Baroness, in a clear, triumphant
yoice, at the same time advilneing
three steps to meet her august visitor.
The Shah's arms fell flat on his
sides, and he bowed p,rotoundly. ,
"'His Imperial Majesty bids me
say that he is very glad to come,"
REGARDLESS OP DENUNCIATION PROM ANY -QUARTER.
'said. Jack, in restie6tful tones, " and
lie congratulates yon .upon the
ThMi the Baron came torWarct
‘ 6 Proud :lo see Iturilajesty
sure:, lio"pe it..won't be the last
That was the, observation he was
accustomed to rnakc to every guest
to whofir hi. wished fci bereiviratitl
he had not the. faculty enjoy4d . by
the Poet-Laureate and other of
gracefully varing his phrases.
" mPossible ; starts for Teheran
to-niight,hispered Jack, haStily.
Then alonCin grave and deferential
tone, he added,„" His Imperial Maj
espy .reciprocates your good wishes,
but is not inclified for prolonged On-,
This was a.n4mmense relief to tke
'hostess, who, With her rounded arm
—on which he kept. his eyei.ifixed as
though it Were some specie' of sail
sagel. forbidden to the true,believer—
linked in that of . het distinguisbed
gu6t,began to make a progress thro'
the room: The Shah looked. eiquis-
itely . unconfortable;.pis faCe betray
ea that mixture, of fear .anal fierce
ness peculiar to Eastern despots
When in. European "society, anlevery .
now. and' then he addressed-his inter
preter in the Persian language in a
toneof ManitestdissatiSfaction. Only
when Myra came -for Ward to be in
.to him did'• he show any
- sytuptoneof interest. She was gen
erally mistress of herself, and op. this
"occasion manifested as cal:illness and
dignity th‘at were beyonds.ll praise:
The Duchess, who "way witness to
the introduciaon, remarked that the
Patterini,girl rather over-did it, and .
would have showed better taste in
manifesting a little more humility.
liut the Shah himself (and nobody
cared for the Duchess in comparison
with him) appearred more than antis
lied. • '
" After having seen your daughter
Baroness." said the. ntei:preter,."bis
Imperial Majesty feels that theresean
be nothing left to see veorth . speaking
about, and he would rather go haute
at once." f
Go honu. ! Whixt does - he want
go home- about? lle's.Only just
-dime," whispered the Baroness re=
Lionstratingly,: .The Shah's attention
Was fortunately engaged at the tn-ó
-meat in looking 'at himself in a
. • " He wants to go• home and think
about her—whether he can afford, to
buy her," answered Jack, imperturb
ably. "Don't say that money won't
dO, because you'll make 'him angrif.
He is not in a sweet temper. . That's
why he got such a short suite.. He
hak just put . to.death •
• "Supper is served," said'dle major-,
dOino, approaching his mistress with
"_respectful obcisanae, and'cutting'
Short the . sanguinary
• The supper was an immense sue
'cess. So: far from 'the Shah being
particular in. his food, he ate ever . v7
thing.: the sherbet which luid
hem , prOvided to him did not seem
to his taste.
• " What. can we do ?"!whispered the
Baroness,•-in great , distress.
• " Hush ! put some branily in it,"
Brandy !) Why, I thought al4
spirituous driks , were contrary' to
"Of .course ,they are ;• that's why
he likes them.: Put lots of *brandy
in - it." •
TKShall drank his sberha like a
fish. As the temporal head of the'
Persiati Chrch, he abstained, how
ever, from from the champagne, which his
two attendants partook of from large
-- The. ball was prodeedint7 by:this
time with greatvigor,and everything
! going oupropitiously. .
Would his ImPerial, Majesty: like
a' turn in the gard4 ?" hiquired`the
Baron*, killing; that her guest
should allowltiins!elf to those who
wcre•imable to plitietrate the crowd
in ttie:baqueting,-Ball. Jack repeated
the. invitation, but : the Shah shook
his twinkling fez.
" Ile . kno.ws . what's good for, him,
and I don". think the open airwonld
quite 'snit' 'him, -Baroness i ! . He has
too lunch' b.- and s.—brandy l and
'Sherbet. He starts to-night for Te
heran, and the sooner 1 can get him
off the . better." •
• Thelkironthlslooketi*, tit her7ilitc44
trious 'Visitor' with an admiration
even greater - thun before. Her mind
recerted_,to his- august ancestor in
the . " Arabian Nights,": who was
wont.to make his Journeys through
WC. air 'upon. an cachanted carpet:.
did not seem to,lfer that he Was like
ly to. go to' Teheran thiit:night
any other mt:ins of -progreSsion, and
yet thej air .• would be certain to dis
agree'with him. •
• ." There are some eltibotiks;
Nlayne," she whispered' ! : "if you
"Not! for worlds," ansWered . the
interpreter, hastily. "Get a . cop of
'very strong coffee; - thert-imake the
band •strike up something. strOng-,
the' • Rogue's March,' or anythiag—
and I'll get - him Nay." -
The coffee was•brought. The Shah •
'looked at it for a moment with grave,
displcasure, , as` though' he . detected 1
chicory in it: or a drowning, fly, and
then kicked it out of the . attendant's'
hand Fortunately at that instant the
band str4k up a wild piercing East
ern air,. and assisted—indeed, com
peded—by the arm of his flying in
terpreter, his Imperial Majesty rose,
Troni, his divan and proceeded diag
onally, and now .and then with an
unexpected movement at right analog,
like the knight ut chess, toward*the
entrance hail. The Baron hastened
forward to escort him, but his polite
ness had nearly cost him -dear,. for.
,the Eastern potentate, mistaking:the
Object Of his haste; and. ever- on the
"watch for treachery, half drew . his
sabre, and yelled something in the
Persian tongue which' sounded un-'
commonly like an execration. Jack
hurried him through the hall, closely
followed by his two Prime Ministers,
or whatever' they were, • and a,. the
door 'found' th - orroyal . carriage in
which- whirled him off to the'
palace'. •-.• • -• . .
Everybody who bad : caught.' a
glinipse of the Shah, that evening
was dazzled and delighted. The
Duchess of Doklrum publicly ac-
[ I .L
knowledged to her , hostess ttia sh •
had spear a delightful evening,'and
the Baroness was overwhelmed with
congratulations and in v itations froth
"the beat people"
. in Mayfair.
That very morning, ere the mid
day beams began to Ate* into the
deserted ball;room, - ana when !the
mistress of , Evelyn Lodge .was
sunk in' dreams of greatness, Cyril
Clarke was married by special license,
in a neighboring church to Myra Pat-
The consent, of both!lier parents,
as we know; had. been obtained, and
had, set her scruples quite at ease,
and Cyril—mho, unlike bis father-in
law, was - averse to speculations or
risim'of any kind—bad thought: it
better to settle the matter..- 'He bad
been (kept ". hanging on-and off!' so
long that he -dreaded any more de- .
lays. . '
When the Bdron : and Baroness
came :down to dejetener. a la
fourci)ette, they found', it was:a mar-
kfast, and there 'was noth
but to congratulate the
the magnificent event of
: might have
approbation._ for granted,"
was the only repioof that fell from his
. "My dear Baroness, I did take it
for granted," said Cyril, naively.
The Baron even-went so. far as-to.
compliment hilt upon his sagacity.
." Yoh are a deuced sight," was
certainly not a Teal nobleman,) clev
erer..fellow than I took. you to be,"
was his very expression: • iNor did
his encouragetient end in 'words, for
he gave him a.:cheuk for : his 'dough
ten's dow.ery uPori the spot.. lie was
not !pleased, with what' had happened,'
but-he was a. man who never cried
:over spilled milk ; when •he made a
bad 'debt he
. wiped- it , off: his books
and thought no !more about,it—nay;
he never spoke ill of ,his debtor. .
There was still another surprise
saw :iting ) thq liaroneis that morning
when•all - eaine to look tit, the news,
papers. In Most of . them the fete of
the previous night was described in
the most glowing - colors, and the
house of.. Patterini. coMplimented in
..terms - upon the horidr,
that been conferred, Upon it ; but:
One or two had not 'a word about the
matter. They described the Move
mentspf the Shah in other direetiord,
anOonneed his departure for that
morning, but not•a syllable did they
print about his visit to Evelyn Lodge.
'Those representatives of the •press
who had not taken advantage of 'the
Baroness' nvitation . to her7ball, had quietly - ignorectit 'altogether.'
had been asked, of. couise ; ,the
oness lout been -careful to ask them
all ; Wt. some malign influences had
been at work 'even tipon an incorrtp
tible press,, and ber..politeneSs had
been thrown away. Still as thvjudge
obseived in,We molls murder case,
the testimony of ten witnesses called
tOprove that : Tilley dii not_see the
crime committed was ft wail thing
when, weighed against the: testimony
of one who did see it. And not only
liad:Bo) persons of lashion - seen the
ShA.at Evelyn ;Lodge, but.the repre:-
AentatiVes'of a doien nrspapers.
. This latter . fact beeatne afterward .
of: great — importance,. for, incredible
as it may seem', no sooner had His
Imperial Majesty left F,ngland = i.-e. ;
that very afternoon—and been' there,
by prevented from .contradicting.tfie
ridieulOus statement in person, , thaft
a rumor got afloat that he had never
been at the Patterini ball at ally:
The conflictW .evidenee was:xery
curious.' Eight hundred persons of
fashion plus twelve .newspaper re.;
porters on Oneside, and all the peo
ple of . fashion ?ho had not been ble.
to bbtaiti invitatinu and 'all the
newspapers minus twelve 'upon the
other. Immen4, - eintluencearnsOir
to say. even thitt of, the Lord O
berlin @iinself4-Was&thrown int 4.
latter scale ; 14 people who hadi
the Shah of Persia at supper..!
not likely to. ))6 browbeaten oi
the fact,'and ilietwelye.newspa;
of course, stuck to their guns:.
.body ever heap of - a:newspape ao
know led ging. itself' in the'Nyrong •ex
cept under thl pres Sure of
. an oc. ion
for libel, and die action (and . Vide.%
of bringing bile was at one timeseri.
ously Alebate4 by Evelyn Lodge)
would have 'l),ren . instituted in this
ease ' if, at a 7, by the .other; side:
Cyril persusd6l the 'Baronets, with
diflieulty,to ('reat , the • scandal with
the eoritempOdeserved, and, so the
matter 'rested • .
The - divan 'n `which' the Shah had
sat, in fiolit a y- state---ihe Persian
'Lone, iis' Jae . had called him—:and •
the ehibo.uk 'ly 'bleb he would have_
'smoked had Tie not taken .66 much
brandy with )iis sherbet, Were' : pfp
served with ftfiverent care, andnsltown
to_ particular i friends- as a ifiecial
favor tor long! after Ward, „. ,•
Only two thitige,lisit • • ' h to me,.
gave ,anyeolor to the ridiculotis and
mateibus runihrr- to which rhave al
.ltide.l. The One- vai . Jack Delayne's
sudden retireMent 11.011v : the Foreign
Otlieeln cons'eqUesee; it was stated,
of some traniogresaiOn in connection
with his Imperial Majesty's visit, but
which . might, of ("time; have been'
- forany other reasocr,, for there were
plenty. The Other was even `'still.
slighter e , bOttnd for scandal; it:was
onlythe t 'fact tlat.among thoihuMer
ous membors pf ..the• -houSehold of
Cyril 'Clarke, -F4sq.; was. to be. geeti•An
Easterniretainer, said to- have been a
•Persian r etosf 'ng-sweeper .'in Regent'
,:pet _,, is ,
street; who dis4ppearred at the very
date of the gieat eVent . l nave been
describing—the ball at the ratierinrs.
This .was,.in n a I 'probability, mere
col ncidente,;. and what could it , possi
bly have-to dOwith the §,h4thof Per
.sin's visit to • velyn Ltidge - I leaye
the reader - to j dge. Cyril proved an
excellent son-i -laW ; and ' again and
again I head•,;t le Baron ratterini t;e-''
mark : that h'
~, (is "a, deuced sight,"
.etc., etc.; in , act, - le had the very
highest opinit,9 of..hiksagacity. Ile
used to have laws, with: his_tnother
in-law—i-who has not?, But with te-
Oiti to' the S , eh of Persia..ot a
word ever-pas. 'd bet Ween them. As
to - Myra; if anything
about the Inillerial visit (ancl . far be
it.frOm me 'to - there was), it is
certain ,that, s e knew all 'about'
from the 4:ietuqnt that telegram came
... -.- -
..;-:". — • - ;1- , Z.„•:':or
~ L .i11,1..:_...:, • : _.,...•
~., . : _ ,..;, i •,
. i, •
: \, k•
fOr Cyril, when, he assured her that
" the man" would come, and Pifer to
"lay his life that her dear mother
would .not be disappointed.! •
Lovers' quarrels arise from differ
muses. Sometimes from mere
intensity of affectioh making undue
exactions; and at, oihers,from causes'
which, properly understood and. ap
preciated, would warn the parties of
the 'impossibility of their "ever living
together." For instance, a young
than who is engaged fit-ids his aillanc
ed" very jealous. Whenever they
meet other ladies in Society,, she
treats him with great conlness. This
chills his ardor,,and makes him dis
contented, so much so that he' is in
doubt about marrying her at all. He
has, in fact, tome to the • conclusion
04 if he believed she\ would. 'treat
him after marriage in the same'. way
she does now,l he would never marry
her. As a general profiosition, it
may be laid down . that persons will
not change essentially after marriage.
A belief thal they would, has,, been
the cause of countless unhappy , mar
riages They will be jusi, about the
same after as before, and, if. any,-
thing, a little more likely to give ,
way to strong-itOal proclivities or
peouliarities of temper. you
would not marry .a young woman,
provided you believe she would On=
tinue.to, be as she is now, without
any very marked
then-youo. change in
position, thenh do a very perilous
thing to marry her at a11.,' The same
'rule. on the, other, hand,.-applies to
the young.nian. 'lllany arid many a.
girl has made shipwreck of her hap
piness for life by marrying a young
man in the 'confidence that after mar
riage she would wield such an influ
ence over him as tq, reform his wild
habits. She finds her infltience di
minished'rather thitn,incre#ed after
they are maryiedi and 'disappoint
ments, disagreements and misery ne
cessarily follow.'- %Marry no one with
whom, without any ehafige of char
acter, you pr..s not'satisfied. •
TROUT FISHER'S YARNS.4.IiViIIg
tiStied the-lakes and stretinv3.4l.,Ncli•
hnglaiid for thirty years,:l .liaye had
some curious incidents occur; and.
thought - the following might interest
your readerS:., While fishing
mountain iitreann i - in swift water, I
had a rapid . bite,. and thoUght had:
liOoked a large fish. On pulling but
I had two trout on one line, one
strung on ,the out, ,the hook passing
.miiu,th, and . out his gill
and, hooked firmly into the side - "of
Ahtiother. - ,Fish No. 2; was tin inches
lolig4 and pulling sideways against..
he, stream seemed a much. larger
fish. Second : While fishing in what
we call deiid water on a stream in
N'ew Hampshire I saw a large fish go
up,streath. .1 waited with a fisher
man's patience ,for an ,hour .or two,
then crept up to the stream, and
threw at a venture under an over-.
hanging bough and at the first throW
I had, the _trout fast., I saw that he
was ai large one, and thought"l would
'play him. I then saw that he was
pulling sideways. I shortened. my
tatkle.and landed my prjo, and then
found' that I had not hooked him„Ait
in - my throw had cast the hook And
line around him, making a slip noose.
On my. way home, passing a lock=
spith'S shop I laid him, on the old
gent's square, and he stretched sixteen
inches—not,a 'large fish,' but a large
one for, that place. • .
Tutlrsir.m., exercise can be, .and
often is, carried to excess; but.every
, one should practice
. it with 4 reason-.
able limits.• A, gentleman should not
only know liow to fenVe, /to box, to
ride, tO shoOt, to -swim; . gad to play
. aCbillards, he must'also know how to
carry himself,' and how to dance, if
lie-Would enjoY,life, 4 to the luttermost.
..A gopil . cairlage is 'only obtained by
the help of a drilling_ master; and
boxing must: also be s ientifically
taught.. A.man should tn. ke himself
able to defend himself fro ;ruffians,
and to defend 'Women.from them
also, wh4t fencing and 4rilling are
to it'm.in, dancing and caly henic ex
ercises are 'to a young woman.. lf,very
lady should know how to (home,
whether she intends ' to dance - in so
0 • .
ciety : or not; the' better. the physical
training, the more! gr a ceful find ,self
possessed she Rill be. Swimming;
skating, archery, Or 'games of lawn
teams and croquet, ...riding end pit-
Mg, all help 'to:strengthen the taus
el, and to take the young out into
t .1. open' air, which makes these
nes desirable. . The subject is one
tokkt too muci cannot be said of by,
pp' teacers, and, educational re
t- 0 ers. . BuctiAraining should cora
•l, .tee cit ( clod.. •
, -0 4110 - - , . • i
net : 's ~.
~,,,., kS 13 . LAST CIGAII.- . --BiS-
Riiik once told a a Oroup of . visitors
iltig : 1 1ollowing story : " The valiie of
*ti od eignr,q said he, "is best - iiii
-444it00d when it •is the last one 'you
:...... 4 i3Seas, and there .is no change of
ting• ariother. - At: KOniggratz I
t; IM'only one cigar...left in my pocket,
ch I carefully-dit led during toe
0 e 0. „ art
' ll Astifiole - .of the b.attle,as a miser does
iiii treasure. ---I did not feel justified
itt,:using it. I
,painted in glowing
on; in my Mind, the happy , hour.
4 which 4 should enjoy it • after the
. iiictory. But I. had miscalculated
ill'y chances,' .. "And whati", asked
cliie of the coinpany,'" was the cause
Of your miscalculation ?". "A poor
Oragoon,i' replied Bismark, whOi. lay,
helpless with both : arms .-crushed,
Moaning for something torefresh him.
tzfelt in my pockets and fou'nd 1 had
only gold; and that would be of no
use to him,'' But stay—a had 'Still
my treasured--'cigar.. I lighted this
for him and placed it between his
teeth.. • IC,isii,. should • have seen the
poor fellow's grateful smile! . I nev
er enjoyed,a cigar so much as that
. one which 4 did not smoke." . •• .
Oxvi that Wes have Wrought into our
characters during life can, we take away
Tut faith which looks forward - is far
richer than the enierience which looks
TnE best of the 'world, its best. pleas
ures, its best honors, its best wealth, be
long to tho Christian.
81.00 per Arnim. In Advance.
SONG BEFORE DEATH.
, . .
Sar*t mothel;, In u nihruM's
Death parts thee awl My love of thee,
Bwaet hive, that' yet art living jinni
• Come back, true love, to comfort me,
i • Back, ah come back ah welt away
But my, love comes not any (lay.
As roses when the waim wilt blo,ws
Break to full• flower and sweeten spring,
My son' Would break to a gloriouirose:. •
In such wise at his ivtl.perlng.
In vain I. listen'; wellaway
My love says nothing any day.
You that will Weep for pliy of 101 iii
On the low place where It amMln;
I pray you, having wept enough,
Tell him for whom bore such pain,
Thatihe ' yet, ah
' true, love toTtnyidyfrig day.
Regularity of Habits.
¶ery few* persons.understand how
greatly healtli•and happincsli .in this
world depend uponfthe regularity of
their:daily habits-4he constant re
currenci'• of those tivents which. we
are apt to refer to 4. tiresome' and
monotonous: .. During the earlier and
later periods of Our . life this "even
tenor" is essential 16 Our well-being;
and though we 'may feel like - .kkking
the traces when at a zenitk of power
and-activity. and sometimes fly_ off
at tangents, or ty.:to get rid of su
perfluous energieS,ip Old .and eccen
tric waya,:yet we usually .come' back
-or at least try to : come :back--,-to
Our moorings, and 4101. y. azdept the
treadmill path of darlYduty—whiah
'of itself britngii no eestaeies of -pleas
e .and leaves no rorse: ...-
I . Everyone can um. , qn erstand how. dis
agreeable it' would be ha to lie able
to rankeigifre of one's dinner, to Ibe
deprived of bed and sleep, to lOse
the enjoyment of a daily
an atanidance of
„good :water . ; •but
upon, the reetirrenee .of - fira - ity mere,
and much "sti]aller,, minutiae dome de
- fiend for our daily comfort.. We like
certain. Rinds of bread at every meal;
we want meat always - cooked certain
-favorite: ivays, and expect to find it
so-as naturally -as we expect the sun
shine. • We geti to • see certain
things. in- certain places; • and , we
would not' miss ,them upon any ac
count. A tree,-'a hush, a picture, or
a. -ch'air,• which ',occupies the same
place , for years, ticipirea a value to
our consciousness which' only the
-of seeing: it
.ca'n 'give. The
world. seems very• , .large, in • youth,
and full of many ,and varied inter- .
Csts ; but it . con' racts as we grow
older, and- the Objects of value to. us
narrow themselves down to those
which we know to be real, and which
form our'lives, Naturally, as these
grow' feweri, in - number,' they grow
dearer, and the more we dislike to
miss them frlun our.
.sight 'and, sense.
-No lives are so happy as those. Whic h.
are so well 'ordered that, there is lit-!
tle to resign,, and to which, therefore,
every year brings added interest and
added enjoyment in the regular ..dis
charge of individual and social duty.
Sl'ep North and Smith
A learned Gelman says: sleep
Any positiqp. except north and south
is disagreeable, but from east to .west
almost intolerable, . at leaSt in our
hemiSphere it, 'is • otherwise. The
cause of this phenomenon; can obvi
ously be found only in that great
magnet which is formed by the earth
with its ainiospherciN. e:, terrestrial
magnetises., This magnetism exerts
on certain persons, both hearty and
otherwise, who are sensiti've,''A.pecu
liar. influence wonderful enough, to
'disturb'their rest, or in the' case of
diseased persons disturbing the cir
culation, the nervouS . functions, and
the equilibrium of
.the mental 'powers.
There are persons whop I •know,,the
had of whosp . bed 'is to the notth,
and who, in' order to wake early,
verse their Usual "..po4ition in bed,
from'that of: north to south, but with
out understanding the 'reason why,
beyond that they could alwayS • awake
earlier, the sleep being more broken.
I have had it'related to Me that, at a
militar • • pi in Russia,- there
.w patients of .highly sensitive na
tures who were rapidly' recovering.
;.When ',neceSsity palm pelted them to
be :removed to another wing of the
building they did not get on so welt;
',in rect. prostiation seemed to be sio
ting in, and it-was found advisable
to get them back. to theii. former
wards as soon as 'possible, where the
heads of the beds
,were to the north:
I have' heard of horses going blind
throogli changing their position-from
north to south to that of west to east.
AT TILE LIME KILN ClXE.—When
the s o und. of the triangle striking
the closing hour. had died away to a
mere whisper Brother Giirdner es
tended his, arms and said : Life'S
pathway pm hp bill an': down, an'
across lots. road ruOs 4 loagside
o' canebrakes' . whar .de wolvetl , howl
an' make de nfeared ; ober
bers whar de ole men ani:de women
may git lost; frees dark, - _woods in
which strong men tremble as de mid
night:breeze whispers in detree tops.
We are all on a journey We are all
on a journey. We are . all gwine,to,
,place. L • Fist as we git dar'
we am put oh fie • right band an' de
left, an' it am a court • judgment
dat qbber skips a day or. adjourns
for an hour. De 'man Who . doe's de
mos' prayin' may not git dar befoah
all de res', but l'se figgered it up an'
I believe de straight waram de bes'
way. flit de compass . ,pint an' glen
move on, lendin' :a - dollar heali—
sPeakin' a kind word dar-:--bracin' up
de weak—cheerin' do lowly—puttin'
out IDAvf haa'S all de . time for the
chil'n to lean on. fie will
'outward to our lame."
LIFE:Ii lessons are cut: and carved on
I,things.-inanimate , —seen leaf •'atid
flower, painted on the landscape, chanted
in the nirrinning.brook. , heard' in the
viewless wind, revealed .in-a pass iug.cloud
or flitting shadoiv;
WILL petitions that do not m6' the
heart of the appliant, move the 'heart tif
Omnipotence?, 1 ,
IT is good inn fever; and much better
in anger, to haVer the tongue kept _clean
and smooth, .
A "hired man," who had been eni
ployed one lsrm in- this county for
several months, entered suit against •
his employer the other day for bal
ance of wages, amounting, -he
claimed; to $32. The suit was on \
tiial in Justice-Alley, and it looked
at. first' as if the plaintiff had a clear
case. Be- gave dates and figures in
a straightforward way, and seemed to
be a very. honest young mane When
. .the farmer took the stand, he said :
" I claim an offset for that $32. No
man need sue me for what I honestly
4 What is your oftset?" asked the
ewyer, • •
"He's an unbeliever."
" Why, in the Bible."
1" What has that to do with your.
Owing him $32 ?"
" It.' has a, heap to do with it: • I
had six hands in my employ, and we
were rushing "things when I hired
this man. Ile , hadn't been with us
two dziys when they stopped the reap
er in the middle - of the afternoon to
dispute" shout 'Daniel in the lion's
den, and in three days we had a reg
ular knockdown over the whale swal
lowing Jonah. The man whO run
the •mower got to arguing about
Samson an 4 drove over a stump, and
damaged' the machine to the tune of
$18 . ; , a t d the very next day my boy
broke his leg while climbing a fence
to, hear and ,see the row which was
stArted over the Children of- Israel
going through the [led Sea. It
_week: before my wife said
she didn't believe Elijah was fed by
the ravens, and bang me if I didn't
find n4self -growing weak on Noah
and the floOd.:That's,my offset; and
if, he was worth 'anything, I'd sue
him for a thou Sand dollars beside."
The .Court., reserved his decision
for twenty-four hours.—Detroit Free
Press. - .
SUNS4IINE AT,` IDYr ( IFiT .- The'spec
taele of the sun shining at midnight
'attracts many foreigners in Swedish
Lapland during the:month' of June.
For six weeks there is scarely any
night iu the 'north of . Sweden ; the
sun never Sets, and the wail constant
dy heated, • produces in, a month and - a
half, barley and other crops. At that
time oYthe year the Laplanders pen
up their reindeers and move their •
huts toward the cultivated fields. Be- -
ing very dyable, they greet with;
joy the arrival of - tourists, Who:gen-,
orally - meet - at Mount Gellawhere,,
about ninety miles from Ltilca. From
that hill which :is about six hundred
yards high, the'beautiful.spectacle of
the " 3141 night sum" can be admired
in better.conditions than from any
other - plaCe„ The , 24th of -June iS
the day Selected for ascension,. it is
the ° longest day in the year, the sun
being 22 hotirS above the horizon.
This year the' 24th of June as not
favoreillby fine weather, and:Owing
to a cloudy sky the sun was not visi
ble at midnight, but the following
flay travelers we're well rewarded for
their trouble, the sari shining bright
ly at midnight. • I, .
.SASSED THE WRONG MAN.-.-A
dre'ssed youitg man entered a Madrid
shOP a few days ago, and, after walking
tn - easily about for a • time, asked :
have you any Watches With India
rubber eases ?" The astonished shop
keeper answered in the negative. The
youth shambled, up and down. the
floor ia few times and again said :
" You haven't any rattle-boxes With
diamond handles', I suppose?"• "NO,
replio the said. s. k. " HoW young
does,. child_ begin to. use a, veloci
p0&?" asked the youth.' " - It de-
pendi a good deal on the kid," was
the answer . ; • " some begin young,
some don't." Would; you sell me a
. two-wheeled , one eliangeit for a;three
wheeled one if it isa girl?" "Couldn't
dolt," came the,eurt -response. The
youth - went out and the sho ke ier
reposes in:the lowest dungeon of e .
'castle; . It was the king of
There are few Occasions - when 'ceremo
ny • may not be- easily dispensed with,
1 , 11 earth wheragrowii nn.: weed, and
you may litid a heart wherein no error
THERE frequently more love in a
frown than there could beln a smile :
are the pensioneis of God, and none may
choose or refuse. the cup his wisdom mix
etb., - -
TN[•: bad , fortune of the' good tutus
their faces tip=to hbaven ; and•-the good
fortune of the bad ,bovr their heads down
to the earth.• -
Re.r.tozos finds the love •of happiness
.and the principles of duty separated in
us ; and its mission, its ,masterpiece, is to
re . -tinite them.
A Farmer's Offset.
AS pinny as I love, I rebuke and cbas
TKO. the good with : the evil, for ye.nll
MEN: who complain .that they have
!Inch to hear from the faults of their
ow. mob should thinklhow much others
to bear from them.
TWENTY .men who believe 'what they
profess,, and live nA' they believe, are
worth mono than live hundrell.bypocriten
to any good , eause. . .
Tit %T life is i long which answees
great ends 1T tree that bears no fruit de
serves no r _natne ; the man Of wisdom is the
luau of *yens. •
THE covetotis man lives as if the world
were made altog,etlier.SOr him and not ho
fOr.ther.world Ito take iii everything rind
part' with nothing.
• AME Will die of noglect sem:mgr thau in
any other way. The only reason why
Some lies grow so large and ?tout is: that
everybody pets and feeds them.
ONE of the hardest lessons to learp in
life is that the man who differs with you,
not only. in opinions, 'but in principles,
may bb as honest and sincere as yourself.
.As, every thread of gold is valuable, so
is every minute of time ; and as it would
he great folly to shoe horses with gold las
the Boman Emperor Nero did) so it is to
spend time iu trifles.
CHRISTIANITY always suits US well
enough so long as we suit it. A mere
mental difficulty is not hard to deal with.
With' most of us it' is. not reason that
makes . faith bald
,but life. ,
. Pool) intentions are at least the seed of
and every man ou,ght to
sow them, and leave it to the soil and sea. ,
sous whether they- come up or no, or
whether he or any other gathers the fruit.
TOUitIsT : - $4 I say, boy, what's. the.
mine of that bill yonder?" Boy : "
no:" . Tourist . : "Don't know? what
lived here alljyotir life and - don't know
the name of it ?'' Boy : "No ; the hill
was here afoie-J coned." . . .
FEW Sant' to have any - opinions of their
own, or to think for themiselves. Like
dead fish, they - they - go with the stream
and tide • what others think :sight they
think right, and what others call wrong
they.all wrong too.
Huitimr is the Christian's greatest
honor, and the higher men climb •the fur
ther th - t - Tare frOm heaven.
GOOD ' prayers never elute creeping,
.I am sure I shall receive either
what I ask or what I should ask.
THE raven is:like the slanderer,. seek
ing carrou •to feed upon, .and delighted
• when a feast is' found,.
noon constitution' is like a money
hMt.--its full value is or - known until it
has been broken. ' - • • . •
TAKING a penny that' does not belonz
t 9 one removes the barrier between mteg
ritY and rascality