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all thr‘te 'came forward, - _ and . :Ataxic's triend, a
lively good - , tempered.dame, %%rho was very
proud of ranking "that chartning;Miss Jerning ,
ham" among her, acqnaintanees, sii:w and Wit
ted her with, great etnpiessrh i ent Mazie's lips
moved but no - sound' bathe. Her eyes had nev
er left Will's face They rested There still with a
sort of mntp,.eager appeal, strangely pitif u l in
its forgetfulness. of all, else; -, arid ~ before thait,
look Captain, Travers' face ; flushed with a sudden
recognition; flushed too with the;recqllection,
of the last time he bad seen that, face, for. there
.was a natural embarrassment ia his manner as
he Said: . ', / , . . 'N
"It is so long since we havetnet, Miss Jern-
Ingham, that _I I suppose I cad hardly i4ect
you to remember." . 1 '
The commonplace civil speech 'startled Mule
bank to, her senses. She turned ,as white, as
snow, and gave,a sort nf , gasp for breath, when
her friend mostopportunely struck in ; "Did
Captain Travers knoW . I Miss Jerningham •;
then? How nice! Old friends, she suppoed,
since he had only lust arrived , in . England ;
indwhat a'pleasint cOincidence to meet, wasn't
"Yes! very old friends ;" 4 Captain Travers
answered, his . eyes still on t t. ' white wistful
ness of Mazie's face;
,and Ikea, with' a sudden
friendly cordiality the-old mannershe knew so
well,'he took her band, and added, "It is in
deed pleasant to meet you ague. Have you
been well since I saw you i last,? . And how ls'
lars.lerningham ? But fir# let Me introduce
my wife to you. She will be glad to make
your acquaintance. Bertha, Miss Jerninghatn.
His wife L., .Did he m ean fiat ?. The blonde
uninteresting looking girl standing.by in pret
ty, inane apathy. Will's wife L. : . Poor Mazie!
a great shudder ran through, her slight, shrink
lug frame ; and then that wonderful poWer of
self-command,that art of making believe which
i3,so great in some womiM; came to her aid ;
and she shook hands with Captain Trav4s,and
bowed gracefully to his wile, and showed her
pretty pearly teeth in a gentle little smile as
she made some cordial, commonplace speech
about 'ding ''so glad—such an unexpected
pleasure. Did (.11e command the trigatelhat
came in Nat night ? , - And where wasl3l.ra.
Trayers staying ? . Mamma would certainly
eall if she was ahle. Noitime to stay and talk
unw ;" and so good bye I . d away—away trom
husband 'and wife and c owded Pier ; and on
to the cool, bmeiy conimen—not alone y though.
..The friend, with that unwelcome friendliness
people sometimes ahoW when least wanted,
must needs - leave "her deay . 3IrS. tro - ers"‘ to
see "her dear.Mra. Jerningham" liome. Surely
she was not well, she loOkedlin pale:!'And a
site knew Captain Travers I Was'he not hand-,
some ? and so popular, too,;1 such afme, manly,
fellow.' 'Did Miss Jerningham think his wile
pretty ? . Not much in her. Thoie big blonde
women seldom had. Oh, yes, nice Intir i and
fine blue eyes ; but no style, nd very likely
grow coarse and unwieldy. German -looking.
Of conrse she was. A. Dutch girl' born and
brought up in the Cape. . N;, nit very well
matched ; but sailors - were aIN s.ys so' foolish.—
Will had fallen in love and mart ied her nearly
a year ago. He always was a pet with women,
you know - Outt it was a foolish, thing to d0. , -L
They were terribly poor. Indeed he never had
any•money, as Miss Jerningham might yeinem
Yes, Miss Jerninghamdid - reinem, bt'r ! end
bow much more I •h, mY . God, how much
morel She hardly had sense : en . , Ugh to be glad
when 'her friend was gone at la t, and 'she', was'
sate in her Own room ; 'tor everything seethed
whirling around her. Will marritt 1-Linarried
a year age; and all . her love, her passicinate
devotion, her fervent prayer, her Whole heart'4
longing, had been so much incense wasted, so
much patient, faithful worship lavished on- T .
another woman's husband`! The dutift:.; set..
vice of two long years; had become a sib
and a shame iu, one moment, an d: poor Mazie
sank wider the blow.
So much good had ` : living dow " done foP
One more scene, and I have done.' A very
short scene this; and laid, hot In l gay, glitter
ing Southsea, by, green uplands mid aparkling
waves, - but back in -huiy, , populous London,
1s where we first met Mazie jerninghairr. ' .
The season was just beginning, Ott, Academy
open; pe Park, crowded,liensingion Gardens
and . the. Botanical perfuming with shining
white chestnut blossoms and "gardens of kept
ed May," lilacs and laburnunia blooming in the
square 3, German bands 01 ) 14,g on the:terraces,
boats on the: Serpentine, .part4tatn , Richmond,
life and gayety alltinstcere---almost, not
. 44:timk‘norner-o1 Park lane ta, ere is
" quantity.of straw thrown down in Iron of a
bowie where the 'blinds are dinwn, the knocker
Muffled.; where friends drive up in their giy
carriages to make whispered inquiries of the
solemn looking footman at , the door, and - go
sway with faces the gravity on ;'which;'Mats
clearly 'three minutes after they are whirling
*long the Bow i Where the flowerti in, the bal
cony, once no 'carefully tended, are dry and
dead now, and where,- a wi l elkkilOivn PaYßlebilk
is :Piet emerging from the hall, saying, as he
does so: ,
"MI, odd fancy, perhaps but still humor it,
Mrs. Jert,tingharn.:::lt ean't" do eai y harm now,
you and it may:. cheer, heilttbe end." .1
The cadl Yes, it had come to that now.—
Only 'twelve months more, and Marie Aiming
!tarn was passing Away into the. great outer,
shadowy world "where the weary:are at rest"-
waelying- in- her little white bed now,,re
peating the line , over and over to herself, as if
_her somehow. The ;window
tale were drawn, but, thr ugh their lace folds
the emigliminered cheerfully', and a soft breeze
stole in,bringlpg wafts' ot -music 4 ,4l(l gay voices
en its 'breath, revealing a'huge bowl of ear
roses which Shed their perfume over the sick
roint, kissing' the dying, arlii
rumpling with a- Slender touch the damp locks
cif her brpw,
"Inge the weary ge!!‘trest2! yes, 'Marie
'was - very nesf,ber'rest*W.,. She not:lobk
very Y(4lte *Ol
the veil of soft, clark, wavy, hair hid the sharp
ened outlines of tar pure pale face, and made
her look more- likeilier. old Childish self than
ihe Mazie of laterld#s. Her eyes, too, though
sunken and shaded iby dark hollows, looked
larger and brig4erl.than they. had ever done,
and the warm red 'shawl round' her shoulder;
east a sOrt of reflected glow on the small fac ,
as she lay. with 'O4O hands, resting (as she
had bOggei) till at*.
while, perhaps three quarters of an
honr, and there Was a sound of footsteps on the
stairs, a murmur sof,bushed, voices in the pas
sage t and 31azii4 Started and ral6d her head.
Then the door !opened, and 'Mrs. Jerningbarn
said gently, :
"Captain` Traera is here, Maxie. Shall he
come in ?" • •
She noddedsher haad for her lips were very
dry; but , Mrs JOhingiiam understood, and tha
next moment Will frms standing by the bed.
She was not pals,
• bright red had Hs
enlin either cheek, Making her look girlishly.
lovely, while he, onithe contrary, though hand
somnund stalwart as ever, -looked, worn and
Haggard ; a little; neryotts and embarrassed, too.
as men Who ,fa&ic leath fearlessly on sea and
shore •willwhenthey coma face to lace with it
in the quiet of ~ helpless woman's ehaniber.
Maxie's quick eye Saw the Wan looks, perhaps
the nervousness as well ;' tor there was some
thing wonderfully , ,and'. gentle in her
tone is she put per;. wasted
~:little hand into his
brown one, *mtsaiil simply , '
"How good it is 'of you to come to see me so
quickly. I did so Want to bid you good•bye
when I heard pint Were in town ; but I hardly
thought you w,‘ ouldieome so soon?'
4 iSb soon l" .repeated' Will,. and he, meant ev
ery,word, poor fellqw as he crushed the cold
waxy fingers id, hiS strong, vc arm clasp. "As
if I, would not liavel btrried here the roomer t
I' heard that—that-I-Oh 1 Mazie, don't call good
b} e. You're not sb very ill, are you.
- -The old impetuobs manner made her smile,
and sigh too ; but she put her other hand over
his as if to ward ofi, a blow, and answer stead-
"Oh yes; Will, it's all over • With me; or 1
should not haiTe You. here. They 'never - give
iiiddlgenees litre thia to - .any but dying people.' ;
..'"Don'totalk 'that, Mazre, for God's sake.
You dying: and yo;u 'Colt so - bright Oh! how
—what is it?" F_ • •
"What ?" repented 'Mazie more brightly still.
"What is My \ailment, do'•you, mean•?.• I don't
it.seerna :so many things,: according to
my paperens idoctorS; _Want. of vital potver; a
reglcetecl *cold; nervous prostration=-Oh; Will,
what doesit. Mattbr, bow - the end ci,mes so it
does come ?"
"Mazie,yonspeak as if you were
- . - "BecanSe 1 tim,gbid, so, glad and thankful:
am not Suffering nhvi ;• and I letve"----" You,
her eyes' said trot - she stopped short . , with a
taint blush._ Then., as her es . fell beneath his,,
she..added, "Al, ill, oti look ill • yourself ; and I
have never told y.ciu'what I wanted yon for.; or
'asked after L—you r wife: ,- Yon Won't be vexed,
Will dear,but I heard you were not very well off,
and I know hew ,money anxietieS , worry one,
so I sent.to tell you • that I have !eft - all I have
very you ;,
"Hush, I.la4ie !fpr heaven's sake, stop. Doh%
you know ?"
• • .
"That• lam. in 'mourning, • lost my Poor,,
wife more than seven months ago: - She - died
in her.confinement.; and. though the child lives
and my sisters- take . care of it. very kindly,
'motherless infant is mo:e - eare than comfort to
a inan" i • 'Fie" Spoke very. gravely but• not
mournfully.] Per taps the la s had not •been
se very bitter ;';pr time had already done some
thing toward fielding • it; .but Mazie=she lay
back on her pillow,.With•
and a. face l
as uite as death .itself. • W ill's
Wife dead. iThe I woman ..who came across her.
path; Whose very; existance bad clestrffed hers,'
Passedawaybetgre her: and she didnot know
IL : That' whs the strange part, thataheahould
not have kriownt For two years she
ed bini sil L ently land faithfully, Worshiped his
. artdcndemried - her harshness; while
all the time. be Was married to another.woMan,
-and she 'did not knowit. „Now .that for. twelve
nanntha the4nisery and shameof her folly, the
tierce endeavor to crush out her love, and for
get !Amami all' belonging to bid -first
ruined her health, and.. then taken her life, she
-learned 'that th el cruel task bad been -utterly
needless. • The :woman was dead, had passed
rkWay : eight months .- ago; and• she
• 04! if in 'this ;world we coillij only know, on:
ly see, not thropgha „glass darkly," but
"face tri,face,"!,ll,9w bkppy . :wc.might be I ' 4 lOl
yeti-Who' cau tell where, real happiness is to be
foglid on earth i• "Lebortheur n'est xu'un re--
Tet *lsla iloiliolar..ti4t.".stiealls," qifOth.Voltsire
at *eighty; aind ti t he'dietutii is as true ris"it is bit-.
2; I: .
"Don't Mind me," Wltizie said; in answer to
Will'srevi4nt alarm. -was only the shock
I had never heikd. lam sorry
very Sorry—s 6
for ynu; hnt"--- l and there she broke out crying;
and Will kneltidown and tried to soothe and
comfort her by every tinder,- caressing word,
saying again and 6- , a m :
"Mazie,•don't, cry. oughtn't to hate told
and don't be sorry tor me. Bertha was a good
girl, but I should never - have made her happy,
or shd , me; knew. that even
• before l . saw
,yBur sweet lace, my darling; that-day - at South,.
.5e8,04 telt what I had lost tiarough My_cursed
folly." , , .
"It was !my; fault,. iient , you .away," . said
Mazie softly • " Win, me, I Meant t 9
right ; hut'tl N,as too hard, I know - that now."
"Yon were (Only' dust,` -,`darling ; never was
worthy of ircti.;• and 1 oughtn't tO hive' extiect.
ed you tOov4lnie. •
"But I did love yCu s ,Wlll7 said : the girl gent
ly, "only infs.:too ,prood'and;haid,to show it.
rwould not tOlyou now, but'it can't hurt any
at iiresent. -
"What,lall he timer-A.or Wai!gbrieldAi
you love me t en? Oh r Mazie; you didn't ".
‘ l AlitaYs in!td' Bnd :Moro than
wirer when yOu, were: gone away:: Then and
now just the same."'
Will's face had flushed , defply, and his lip's
, vise. ' . 1. , ' ' . , •
"Yon 19ved, nie,7 he said, hoarsely, "and I
'might have won you, if 1; bad only waitedand
been true ! Oh ! miGod, how lAm punished!'
and - then, his, , bowed. head went doWn_ On the
bed-clothes, and the very-floor shook with the
\ strong man s passionate sobbing, Poor Maxie!
she was ; sinking fat, -And her. strength :was
nearly gone ; but she managed to put her tweak
arms around , him, and to stroke the bright
chestnut head, as she murmured, Voids of
soothing and consolAtion—"it was all for the
best, and they had so little time now."
"And all through me'!" Will groaned ; btit the
little fingers were 'pressed to his lips ;. and . Ida
zie answered: ' . -
"No, Will, it was my fault at the beginning;
and liow= could you know
are different to men ; and there was no - one
like you; Will.' ' '
"There never could' be any one like yin," he
answered passionately., "11.1 y darling, raj: fittr
ling, if you Would but liVe a little longer! I
Would give my life to have you for btit one
year." . . ,
"And then leave me alone Oh ! Will, lam
so tired of being alone. I would rather have
it as it is, and you here, than, anything else.
Will, love, dolt fret. See how bright it sills.
I can hear the carriages m the Park—and that
•band playing 'Rap. pari' Do you remember
the last night we, heard that at the. opera?
You stole a flower froth my. hair, and 1 thought
it was so improper. of me to allow you, but I
didn't know what .dreadfully imprOper . things
I should do before the end." \ ,
"You do, anything impjoper,: my innocen
"Yes didn't I send
,for..yOu to.come a.
ine up here, and tell you to kiss me? an ,
did both, You, have grown very good;
Oliedient, Will darling." • • r
"%Azle, don't! you break my heart." , •
"But I want to cheer you, Will. I can't be
happy it I think you..are sad. Love, it., only
for a little while. 'I shall go and WaitifOr you
there,' and see yoU ,Coming up as I (lid (in the
pier at Southsea. ;You ; weren't changed[ a bit
`then, Will: I - wonder will you 'tie, -.thelsame
next time."- , -'• • • •
"God knows, Mazie. ' I -wish .1 were dying
now With You." -
• "Ohl no, WillA•ou aro young and have lots
of glory to win' and work to do 'before you
come. Bides I; should know you b4veVer
chatiged-:you - were. But ohl darling, promise
me you will : come ; for' 'I don't think (it's very
Wiecked,l know.) but 1 don't think I Should
even. care about heaven if you were nOt. there."
. I. •
• "INla:ziec3lazie, 11(4 can I ever get ti"), heaven?
Oh 1 loVe, it I try it will only be for yOu.i'
'"Say the `Our - .Father' with me now
she Paid, coaxingly. "Say, it ter ni,e;N;ti l
am so tired. I can't talk any morei
Her faCe had, grown whiter . than,ev l i f
was a Amyl shadow .creeping over
folded her in his arms .; and with his
clasped together. round her shoulders. a
(-:yes - lkidden on 114 breast, he .went thron
'prayer they had both said froin. , :liidbood
now for the first , time together.: • Her
lowed him all the way ; and when Wwl
she sari softly, "thank you," - then, after'
pause „ • :
"It is so nice to : have you, Will. Vain very
-tire& 1 c-an't breath. - Lift my. bead a little on
your shoulder, and .let me rest..helOre Mamma
comes.: I shall be better then" Ile raised her
head obediently, pillowing it upon bii strong
arm; Her eyes were cloying as if in sleep
ready ; but, first he-bent his face down and ask
"Sirs me •lirst,'Mazle—only (Mee,
You have never-kissed Me yet." - < -•
eyes ()Oiled ; and she NI up her
lips:pale and pure' as un . infant* to meet his
tender, Passionmtekiss. I- •
• "God bless - you, Will, love," she , whispered
very wearily. "Don't fret any inure," !
*. ' ; •"*
It must have been ten Minutes later when I
the door opened softly to admit Mrs. ilerning
ham and the doctor. Captain Travers held up
a 'warning finger. •
"Hush !" he whispered gently. ifl i tou will
wake her : and she is sleeping so Peacefully.'..'
.lerniughant stood still ; but the doctor,
an old, wilte-!:air..d man, came forwirri, and
looked narrowly at the white face lying 'so
quietly on the sailor's rough coat. film be
stooped, toubbed the slende,r girlish wrist and
parted lip; ; and, turning to Capt. Travers,said
"Lay her down. No one can disturb,her noW.
It is all over -
Allover ! Even as' their lips hid: patted in
that last, liugerint - kiss, the spirit had slipped
away ; ." had gone, as it had lived, quietly and
alone ;,with a last thought, a last .131es4ing for
the man Ellie
‘ had‘:loved-raway into the vague,
misty future of the world to
"Children;" sald'a country minister, address
ing a Sunday - School; "why are . we liltp flowers?
What do we have that - flow e rs have ?," .end a
small boy in `the infant class, WhoSe breath
smelled•of vermituge, rose up:and made reply,
uWorms,"and the minister crept under the pul
pit chair to Ludo kis emotion. , 1
It is difficult to 'explain so ne • Of he great
problems of nature, It is estimated that it,
takes eighteen centuries to, form a toot of coal
but it is a well' knovin fact that a ou left out
on the sidewalk. will Usually , 'shritili
cent. or more in a single night.. • - •
man' aniwered Ek.ph icago-adVe,r
tiseuient, "How, to win at_ poker, and received
for liis:tyvo: dollars the following : four
aces or don't .poke." I
Some people' ttre Jost like et. boggy yobeeli,--
always . tire& -- •
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largest and Most complete Aveortment of Dry GoOds., Ready-Made ClOttil ow. &c., - tt c.. of anY . other firm
County. -: Our faces for buying in large quantitcof. first herds it) the original -psi-loges, ate ‘ y having a
residen*.buyer constantly in the market,lesuch,that it makes It almoet an intpossibilit) foratty.new or (Id dealers
to compete with us-in price* • - „.. .... . . ... .. ..
M. S. Deseauer, having just returned from New - York with, a btrge stock of seasonable good, houghtfor
melt at the most favorable Inter. prices being eo tempting that be bought beaviet than usual. and 'inostly at large
auction Sales. We Will, Can and shall eell them at astOntshinglY low ligures .. ,- . . -• J
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tom. We vvill say for oral and all, that we defy competion. Retspectfully yours,
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Montrose; Aprt 12, 187
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