Carlisle herald. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1845-1881, January 24, 1868, Image 1

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JO3 PRINTING,—Our Job .Printing .o i ftite ie the
neatest and: most . eon:o9W establishment in - the
Joutf:y: Four goodiresses,ntl a gonoral varlottef
,naterialsfilted for plain and. Fancy work.of ovory
tlnd,enablos ttto.dd Job Prlnting . nt dho •sbortesk
aotise,and on the mat reasonable terms. Pomona
In want °flight, Blanks, or anythliw in the Jobbing
i inn, will find it to theiiiatarest to give no a mill.
11 - 00FLAN_D'S Bn PE
Hoofland's German Tonle.
_ yrepared by: Dr. _C. R. JACKSON,_
The Great Remedies for all Diseases
-- - _
Hoofland's German Bitters
Is composed of the pure juices (or, ns they rue medial•
sally termed, Ex ,-- r -- tracts) of . fleets,
He rb (Land 13nrks, ik j(1 molting n preparn
ties, highly concon , t;li tented, and entirely
fres/rata Alcoholic , ...
t^te.. , .admiettire..of -any
hind. . .
Is o combination of alt theingredicnta of the Bitters,
with the purest quality of Santa Can Rota, Orange,
etc., malting one of the most pleasant and agreeable
remedies ever offered to the public.
Thom preferring a Medicine free from Alcoholic ad
mixture, will use
Hoofland's-Germaii -Bitters.
In elms of nertous depreesion,' when come
stimulus is necessary, •
The Bitters or the Tonic are both equally good; nod
contain the same medicinal virtues.
The stomach, from.nynrlety of causes, such as indi
gestion, Dyspepsia,' : Nervous Debility,
etc., is very apt to (0. have its functions
deranged. The result of which is, that the
patient suffers from several. or more of
the following.diSenses
Constipation, Flatulence, Inward Piles,
Fulness of Blood to the Head, Acidity
of the Stomach, Nausea, Heart
burn, Disgust for Food, Fulness
or Weight in the Stomach,
Sour • Eructations, Sink
ing or Fluttering at the Pit
of the Stomach, Swimming of
Breathing, Fluttering
Fluttering at the Heart, •
Choking or Suffocating Sensations when
in a Lying Posture,Diraness of Vision,
Dots or Webs'before the Sight, •
Dull Pain in the' Head, Dod
oienoy of Perspiration, Yet=
lowness , of the Skin and • I
y e s, Pain in
the Side, Baok,Chest,
e •S dd .
- F L u m hes t Of H uatßurn i Ln
in the Flesh; Constant Ijnaitinings of Evil,
and Great Depression of Spirits.
Theca remedies will effectually cure' Liver Complaint,
4 Jaundlec, Dyspepsia,-Chronic or Nenmus Debllity
()Imola Diarrhcca, Mucosa of the Kidneys; and ad
Diseases arising from a Disordered Liver, titomach, or
3D - E33I3LI'TIL,
Resulting. front any Cfauge- whiitovor;
induced by .Severe Labor, Hard
ships, Exposure, Foyers, oto.
There - is no medicine extant equal to these remedies
in such eaves. A tone and vigor le imparted to the
whole System, the --. Appetite is Strength
ened,tood is enjoyed, jr r cum= ingests
promptly, the blood 4 . • Is purified the com
plexion becomes sound and healthy,
The yellow tinge Is eradicated from the eyes, a bloom
Is given to the cheeks, and the - weak mid nervous hi.
Valid becomes a strong and healthy being.
- Persops Advanced in, Life,
And feeling the hand of time weighing heavily upon
thein,with all its attendant ills, will find in the use of
this BITTRS, - or the„..TONIO, en elixir that will
, Instil new life Into thee vakik, restore in a measure
the energy, and ardor of more youthful days, build up
-- their ehiunken forms; and' giro health and happiness
to their remaining years,
It Is a well.establishecciact that folly onc.liiirof tho
female portion of our ,---. population are eel
- dom in the enjoymentj I of good health; or,
to two their own ex Vk pret,sion, "newts feel
well." They are Inn gold, devoid of all
energy, cation:loy nervous, and halo Ito appalls!,
To this class of persona the BITTERS, orJ tho
TONIO, is especially moat-amended.
__Are_mado_atrongpy_thauso.of elthecettlecc_rerneclies.
— They - 1011 cure every cued — of TrAITASMIIKThAttioIit
• •
Thousands of certificates have accumulated in the
bands. of tho - proprictor, but spsce will allow - of - the
publleatlon of but a few, Those, It will ho observed,
acumen of note and of such standintillat they must
be biglove,l,
Hon. Cleo. W. Woodward.
Chief Justice of the Supreine-Ccuvf of Pa., writer;
Ph tirdelphia, tfarch.lo, 1867.
. "I End 011oolland'u Gorman Bitters'
a good tonic, useful A . , In diseases of the
digestive organs, and 2 4 %, of great benefit 10
mews of de - Willy, and • I, '" - want of nervous ac•
lion In the Nyotem. , Yours truly,
Hon. James Thompson.
:wipe of the Suprenie - Court ~Qf'Pen`nayTv4ni4:
Phi/adelphin, April 28, 1860.
"Iconilder - iFfoofland'S German Bitters , n. valuable
medicine in case of attacire of Indigestion orflyapopsio.
/can certify title from my experience of .It.
Yours, will, respect,
From Rev. Joseph'H. Kermard, D, D:i
Pastqr of the reilth Baptist Chrtrch t PhiladeZphla.
'Dr. Jackson—Dear Sir :'I have been !re:plenty re
quested to connect my name with recommends ons
of different kinds of medicines, but regarding the prac
tice se out of my ap proprlate sphere,
have in all cans chned L but :with_ a
lenr proof .111* wart . sus instances grid
—particularly—in—my- '
usefulness of Br. llooflanv German Bitters, I depart
for ones from my usual .course, to express my full
conviction that, for general debility of the system, and
especially for Liner Complaint, it is a safe and valiiabls
preparation. In some cases It may fall; but nsnally,l
doubt not, it mill txe y ery beneficial to those who suffer .
from: the above causes. - -
. Tours, very resliectfully,
illghtb below Coates pt.
`From noir,'
Attestant Editor Chrittiari c7ol2nklci Phflale/phia
. . , .
I have delived - le eldedhohelltircan the unto( Upot• ,
land's German Bitteta, end. feel It My privilege l tort.
commend them as a moat valuable Oulo, fp all.who are
Bulletin - Et from geeeml' debility prlana &deems arising
from dertlngiaLent of thajlvor. Ircara truly, _
• • • - ' .E. D. TENDISJA6,..:.
. lloolland'adermpn lieniedlesain counterfeited: 'Hee ,
that thashroature of 0. M. JAVIESON
to on the wrapperl of each bott 1
All others ore cone I trefoil. , „.,. •
Principal_ Onlco .and Manufactory
at the GerrnanModlclne Store, ' , l?. 031 AR9ld liltroo4
s•, • ilinA,XtLgß mikiaiiity
. •
• • ,•• German Druggia_taroirlate4
' gorniqly 0. Al. Jsrucedla
FOY splii bsrAll'Artigitie.ts and 70etderti
— .Zoavid'iaterman Ettore, par bettlo o'oo
° boll dozen 6 00
• . -- " - 100,
rgr Da , , ii6stAtiVta iitmmmo 14eII Rip 4 410 sitP
thmAiii*A94101.01..04W....1. . . '
01 00
i 60
26 00
4 00 -
VOL:, 68i
I RHEETit& DUNBAli;•Ediidt's Eirld • ‘ i
A DAM' KELLPA; Aitorney.6l;La'sv
A Carllia, Pit: • Moo renrorto '164;
Ilhaom's vial,
sept 27 67-Om*
18 Moth - rstroqt Catilelo '
ndvl,s 67.
C. P. 111114.1111C1L WM, B.
lg Main St., in Marlon Hall, Carlisle, Pa. •
..I.:stato Agonl, Shopherdstown, IVeht
41y-Prompt attention given to all busincOd in .lelTor.
eon County and the Counties adjoining It.
,at Idnv 011Ico In South Hanover etrbet,opiOslto
.730nt 4 V0 drysood storoCorlleio,
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TAMES A. 'DUNBAR, Attorney nt
TAW, dirllPle, Po. Wilco In No. 7,,Rbennes
YulY 1, 1841--ly.
T. B. ZEIGLER Attorney at L6.3i,
J Paint Paul Ifinnerota. Communications from
East-prope'rly reapondellto.
. :.Ttj an-3m , •
ID. ADAIR, .Attorney •At Law,
c v Carnal°, Pa. bffica with A. B. Sharpe, Esq., No,
17, South Hanover Street.
May 17-Iy. - : -
JOSEPII RITNER; Jr., Attorney at
Law and Snrroyor, Mechanicsburg, Pa. Office on
Bail Bona Street, two doors north of the Bank.
rep... Business promptly-attended to.
July 1. MA. •
TNO. C. GRAHAM, Attor n ey at Law,
of Carlisle, ra. Office formerly occupied
,by Judgo
Graham, South Hanover street. _ • •
• September-3;lga.
r MILLER Attorney at Law.
I t y a Office in riannon's building immediately op
posite the Court llouPe%
29nov 67-ly
ILIOLAUGIII:IN, Attorney at haw, Pince In the
mum formerly occuplud by Judgo Graham
July 1, 1864-Iy. '
C HERMAN, Attorney at taw
Onrlisle, Pa., No. 9 Itheern'ti 1100.
Q . A:11U1 4 31, •11 BU RN, Jr,,
K) at i.maa 0111. co with Ilon. Sismu,i) [rept
St. ellyjisl o _Pjx,.
3 uly 1, 1804.
ilt, Law, N 0.7 South Market Scluake,
Panne: -
April 19, 1867-Iy.
viT M. B. BITTM — , Attorney at ttov
-v - and United States Claim/ . Carlisle,
Cumberland County, Pa.
Peosionn, Bounties, Dank Pay promptly collect
ad. Applications -by niidLttill receivo humedlato-at,
ten tion. end tho proper blanks fortvarted.
-- - No fee, requireduntil the claim is Settlitd.
Feb. 14115, rB67—tf.l
_ILYRIGIIT, Dentist, from the Balti•
Moro Collage of Dontal Sni.gery.
,MOMco at the residence of his mother, East
author sirset, three doors below Dodford.
July 3, 1.864.
' Leto Demonstrator or Operative Dentistry of VI,
1 1 3
. 41 n tl t r i o t e ir College o
eu 1117r Y e ;1 en e
,p3o u s i l y t te7Vitlr I lel l, West Mein street, Carlisle, Pa.
nit. HARTZELL, Allopathic Physi
cian 31111 Acumen.... having permanently to
noted in Leesburg, Cumberland -county. Pu., respect
fully offers his professional services to the public.
Special attention given to diseases of women and chit
.10TM th OLICIi, N. D. Waytesbong
Dr. SA)I UEI, (1..1,AN Chambersburg.
Ilan. NI). trePlTEllSON,Oettytburg,
I.: 4 AAC SNIVEI.V. NI. D. WayiSoboro.
S: D. FROUTZ, Waynt:shico.
N. D. Always found . In Ills olll7e7ntheit not el herwls.
prf,f.tionally engaged. Juno 21—tf.
m ft HATS AN" CArS,
Do you ltMlit ft /Lief, Hut or. Cap
If so, don't fail to call on
-.J. G. CA.LLIO,,
Ito.. .20 , IV a.t a Stroo t-,'
Whew) cn n
over brought te - Carlitle. - lie ialtargreat - pleasure in
Inviting hie old friends and Oustomora, and• all new
ones, to his splendid stock.just rocolved .tront Noir
York and Philadelphia, consisting do part aline .
Besides an cordless variety of flats Add Caps of the
latest style, all of which , will sell 'let' the Lowest
Cash Prices. Also. his owes manufactuire of lists al
ways on harm], inset, •
. Hats'•Oreer.
Ha leas 'the -best arraugemenefor coloring fiats and
all kinds of Woolen Goods, Overcoatil,,,
shOrtest notice (ns he-colors eyory lypillr) and o he
most reasorialfic terms.. Also, a dno lot •of ehoio
orands of • . ••
Always on hand. Ile •desifes to call the 'attentlon of
persooswlio have • ,
COUNTRY FURS •• - • ' . •
To sell, nn he pays the highest • rash prices- for . the
Give him S airovoisurnlM - r, - hie old stand,
as lie-feels confident of giving entire satisfaction"'
• -july1•1 ,67 • - -, •
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of 0 • ,1 1.
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''' ''''ELL'l'S Alit) . CAPS.'.. , ' • ' .... 1
• Thu' Sixbserlbor ban 3 iird oisitied, at •170. 15 , • liortli
Ilaugsp,§t, a few, doOrti North of tato Corliolo Deposit
Dank._ ono of tho larpoitt 'and bast 'Audi: Of ICUS' dr,
CAM's - rm . offered In Dartislo., t • ",;••••1 •,,,, •,,,t...2,. •
. . . . . .
Shit Hots, eassliiiiiira:-Of all , styles and
Stiff Srlmit'differeht colon., and 'every delatrlptlon of
I Soft flats now tondo. The llunkard and old fashioned
, brush, kept constantly on hand and condo to order;
I all warranted to gtvo HAM:Lotion. ANS a.oflfoollt
of STRAWITIATS,-31otabtitioy'standshildrohhi.faney 2
I 11a319-464_addlliUnly_sRolc,flotlarie.of_dIfferont_ I
coilidatirig Of ' Ladles and:lf/61Si Stockings,
NoCkAlas, gloros,,Sonolls. Throftd, florins Silks, Sus-.
penders,Nmbrollite, /M., • Primo: Sags and TobaC66, -
oh ms ore. band.' .". :u :
o it: ..
• Olye me a call and mumble my stock, go feel con
fident Of pleasing; Moildds saving you rildnef.: l' " ;
• •!, t.. . I: ,;:,JOIIN A. ILELLES,
31.myG7 „ • No. 1.6 'Korth Ilanover'St.'
0 AID*ELL 1a,0.;M
=le • infisortatiori '•'
4,' Nbr! ithAlby •
F9lt TTIE PEE SENT' SNOBE, to whioh ttiey~ most'
rostaatfully invite Oa ottontlon of thosh visit Ink
-Pbllatiolphls, suggesting an darly Nell, ,bofore the
chola/it artiolog aro soluctea,-end • the hurry '_of
ollday business provoke that- catofill - aiontln •
tiny i '4oBlre eat/mast' tt/' all ILOIr viatorsto 'MO stool'
. or .; ,
ivAireugu. p.14,1+101)13, JEWELRY. SILVERWARE
cvdr,k glared. Ole: seasop
'House, tweeds l A rlcheess, variety and beauty, the
tilforts - Of any.previoutyear. An oaan t inattohaif odr.
'pods .cannot but prove ,Intoreall to parties, I r ate,
'the pou'iitty, - 4hd.aro•mest cordially Atilt
our itatalliebteedo
respecting g oods and prices, will receive careful awl'
l'Oompt'attention. Goode carefully paelea•andiToic
-e w er aoth---vnieFa—onwetuKitimucitn -- 1•' 0 713 . 11/7.
• T 1719 TIMES
'aVlEsti , t, CA.I.DWBLL ISt: 604 %
,:" . Isto 822 011etitigl3frei*"PtiilhdelPh'iti: 11
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1111SORT)LAINEOUS. ,),, )
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,~aa . r: vnu ri,A K , vov Lc~ii;s, ;; ; ~ ~.,
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There "In'ninnY'et:re'st In the rend or 11fo, ' =
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r, If mfe•irould'oidy 'etop' to ; ; . 1, , • • ;
I.And FtulttY N Mho from tllollattorltakti;
, lf the Ingrnleue hoar! would inaledtl ;•
10 tho stingy non', that ie fulfor . h . ripe;, •
trneLneerTetletb", ;
• Tho g>;us4le gioeti rind theiloworn tiro brigltt,' • ; • '
; •.*
Though' the Winton storm prow Lila'', • ;;
, • , .
lintter'te'hopii thonsh 'cloudG henglew,
And to keep the Oyes still lifted; • '
For the myna blue: elcy will Goon peep through,
11 on;tll949lnois clouds are rifted, •
ThereArnsneyer . eight without'
- Cir- ne-erenlng withonr amorning;
' And the darkest lions; int the proStorb gees,
• the iidur•before the downing,
Mara is lanai rtgent 1n tho prith of ,
aro Pass In our Idle plemure, • "
That iiriehorfat-than•thejetvelod crown .
•'• treasure;
Or a mother's prityor,to beat;on,
:Or only a beggar's grateful thanks!,
, ' For n cup of water
Batter to weave in tbo web of 11113 • •
A bright and golden
And to do God's will with a reedy heirt;
And bands Motor° swift arid
- Than to melt the, delicate, minutelhicade
Of our curious • iife sounder,
the • n blanio heaven far the tangled ends,
• • And sit and grieve and wonder.
A. father and son stood together in the
boW-window-nfrit=l.s - dgiiigFhoiiiiiit'llythe. -
Tle tall, soldierly figure of th'e fatiter leaned
against the sloping panels, and 41:0 waslook
ing out over the sea with an expressiO.n that
seemed partly grief, partly embarrassment.
An old Indian veteran, Captain Seton's face
was bronzed by exposure to climate, but his
blue eyes were still both bright and soft, and
his hair, thougligiay, was thick and glossy.
HAS son closely resembled him, but his ox
rassion was perhaps n thought less pleasant
t - father's, and the mouth a trifle
veal:or, while his face lacked the dignity
rho son was speaking. .
". - You saw -Dr.-Malcolm this morning,
father ? 1 \ What didto say ,
was afraid to commit himself,
of course.\' Ilancy the truth is it may la . st
for days yet, I wish L could stay, but -it is
quits impossible. 'Not that,[ suppose he
will be conscious agiiii; - Mit one would have
liked to bo with hitn,t,tthe. ()ed.—Toon/el ,
Idwl" and tears stood'in tho bright blue eyes;
There waSsilonco'for a minute or two, rind
then Captain Soton
Helen is I' How she
has nursed him ! I beliMm she has hardly
had an -hour's slemisineerhe svastalcen ill
Mary ought, to have come to her,
the son
"I think so," rojoii_Od Captain. Soton
" but since her, mother's death I have never
understood Mary. I sometimes think she is
so strong herself that she has lost all um':
pnthp-vzith weakness, and I do believe' she
thinks all grief is \Lonkness. However, she
is prepared to receive Helen, ancryou must
do the bestyou can for her when ho is gone..
I'M afraid all the business matters will come
upon you, lop, till I can get' back."
" The whole M I the 'property comes to you,
does it not ?" inquired the son.
" Yes, the whole; and from the way in•
which my poor brother Should doubt
his having saved Much... But; of course, I.
Shisuld provide for Helen."
Came It all to be Settled upon,you?"-
" Why, it WaS a queer will. • You see, my
tinclewas-fontt - ous - both;'lmd:its - W - O - Nverri
twins and-so ori, he ,nover thought, of
either as the'elder,• and yet he:could , not
make up bis.mindi to divide the ‘property.-
He-was- old f .when -he-dieclEand' - crotchety. -
That's the only way i can account for the
will.' The -property' was! to- go first to my
brother; and then tome, and afterwards to
the survivor. Henry P.' .
don 't,mind tolling. you now something
which ought, .perhaps, to :have' told you
iioOttei';:,"l'lsis property 1011040 URI frchn
p weight of aniietyyou littlo.drilam of. The
'bank of Shanrogah, in Bengal, has 'broken,
is` you know-; but I had mord 'money in':
ve'sted _Mit than I .ovor. told you ; in fact,
almost my whole fortune. But. for—for what
,is going to happen, believe I. should havee `
,been a ruined man..- Heavonlorgive'moi .1
can't, help feeling the 'relief, though am'
sorry;onciugh.for my poor brothth" — leahot,
- fOr my owp. , but it would
, have'been hard to have fat that I had ruined
'Yoil arid - ' •
Henry. k Soton , iwas silent; • he had , grovin'
voTy grave. was startling :to beim:been
•imponsoloualyab near the brink of 'lho
idea .crossed,, his . mind , • suppose V his 'uncle
should yet . recovei ! Such things had been.
thatthought pussedid: , ,He knew tlio hale.
was'entirety hopeless'--or, -for
and 'that it. merely; a . question of time*
-I too,, hi -a,
'communication Which ho -longed , tinkyet:'
.dreaded Ltnakete. his Ifather4 a.nd the'eon
yofsatinn lind:remierodEit castor to speak:.
Captain t,fleton turned, again , to the
t window, and, was. gazing! absently from qt,
and his son.baddtist summoned up.cidurage
tq f ntiku!a:dean breast +to father' . of this.
lovp .for tho,fair.,young.eousin - sp soon lords
uift fatheiless,,whemitho.ddor 'of the ,room
?penal:land sho , Vamo.m.
I:vasmlkesse4 - in .Quaker:liken , uniust 4 '
ling..dashmere, , that , :fell: ill...soft . colds , roiind
ve'ryislight! drodping )now , -.fropi
the ex haustion• and abxiety- of .tho; last
ttllffEl.Sconle4 no,
!81-1°10:1,3°E05`099,41e1.1.4..1491.?4, pule Epee,
or. braided, hair ;,'but. to those twho know hoc
wo 1 l. , .M?; 11 44 10 , 0, l141114 1 q /inertal ilX,t. llo ,
- IrtfdtklifeV l ,3V -6 ii4ilWO4
—l4 : the Oyetr l v i ary,ieg 9rj,49,919uth,.
.11414 ,40e. Op,
thrynt,;,,„4",qry, eeton Anklong,
f°44.,94t44.1gict.15TR1F1. and c911feP. 0 4;t0, ) 041-,
r tkilt.:4 o : l 9YPdf 41%i / 7 1 , t.M.Y,P..t)#' 1 °P 4A4
i111P1.,; 3 ?9„,9 1 1q 0 141%en)9P.t> J4l.,dj rg4or,
996m9d. to . shrink, from it look, or tows o
t 9949 r ,, than t oousinly.,, e xpt; . ; 9 9 t,.
-481 , 4Tr1TA9:40 -4 19rgRqat, 0 P*IYT,1 3 404 -
wna, f';';AW, l l4 . o l . o _ aP-OAk:Mikll99.t?.4l
tilioktillollairPELV94rit 3 l: 11 .4:444fiitiffiptc,
aliaihe would wait and win her.t.flil4,tittl44.
41-the turn which of niro - had now taken'
i f. .t.
" said
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PEl4,4 l riday; Janutiry24, 1fi368
:had iil t niolit oliunged tho l hopolnto certain=
"ty; not; in.jesticti. to him, it must be said,
from any consciOus , thought of this fokuno
Which would belong. , to, his father and to.
him, while Helen 'woulebe left penniless,
but because, when Captain Beton should be
elon's nearest, protector, Henry . . thought
that she would naturally turn in her grief tb
the arms' that:Wire. ready to weleofed her,
and the rove . that was Waiting-te;shelter her
from trbuble. 'Henry Beton was not•
patient, but he thought that it would be.
well toiive her_serne hint of Ins affection,
whio ,Ahaiih•she might not be ready to fte-'
Copt it, would prepare her mind to recolVO
'theidea When, in the natural course of events,
she would be installed under . hisfatherVreof.
Ho bad, not yet foditd an opportunity: of do
ing so: Meantime she came in. Very light
her stop was as she. advanced towards her,
unclo ; very sorrowful and gentle her look.
• Dear uncle,, thought,you,would bozo-
ing soon. ' , learn° down `tosay good-bye."
Indeed, yes- I must. start nt once,"
aid Captain Seton, pulling, out Mb watch.
"1 suppose there`changol",
.No, :none." Helen's voice huii , erod
little 'as she gavo,the answer,;
Good-bye, my child ; I'm grieved to
'have to leave you. I shall be back the mo
ment - teen get 13.111thi at Vienna - settled.--
God 'Ness you!" Capt. Seton kissed Helen
.affectionately, shook hands with.his son, and
was gone.
.When the sound of wheels had died away;
Henry Soton turned to his cousin ; she was
preparing to leave the„room.
a Don't, go, Helen„" he' pleaded ; "
you spare me ono minute 1 I have some
thing to say to you, a - a - you are notwanted
up, stairs."
Yes, I must go ; don't keep mee' said
Helen, nervously ; but when her cousin
quietly detained her 'and placed her on the
sofa, she was too gentle, or perhaps too
subdued by grief, to resist.
Henry took his place beside her, and spoke
in a low, tondo. voice. -
I only wanted to ask you to lot me help.
you as much' as I can, now my father is
gono, Nothing in this world could give me
such plaasuro as to'be of use to you,"
"abank you," began Ili)Fe - n, feebly, 'there
isnothing"—'butle interrupted her.
Helen,l cannot bear that , you should
treat me as a stranger ; ,you must not. This
is not the time to tell jyou how I love you,
and yet-no, Holes," detaining h6r- as sho
Would haviirisen i ci , don't be afraid ; will
not go oh. .Don't - lry to aniwor me. I only
said it that you, might know what happiA - esS
- it - is - to lie allowed - tirdo anything for nu."
But •Helmvdrew , her hand away and stood
before tiro, the drooping' figtire creel, the
clear -eyes looking steadily, into his.
' " Henry," she said, and her voice did not
tremble now, "you must never speak to mo
agaitras you have just spoken. I was: afraid'
you were thinking of---of something of the
sort, and- it has made me semi, ungrateful
for all your kindt4ss. But now you" will
let me treat you as a dear cousin and brothor,j
and remember that I
,have asked you with
a.IJ , my heart 'to foi• r got what you have said,
and never, never to think 'of such a thing
again." . '
'ILVW earnestly she spoke, and with what
gentle kindness she hold out her hand to him
at thmonclusion of her speech ; ! And yet
Honk fanCied it Was Only Maidenly coyness
that prompted her words. • ; •
" Dear Helen, (dearest cousin," he said,
holding her hand in his, "I have been too
abrupt; but I hav not asked you for any
answer yet, and I ill not take one. Lot
mobs to you nowt a brother's place; but,"
and lie attempted to fl \l7 het...nearer, 'Moth
_int, but theicrio'wledge hat you cared for
stunddn'a elemo,Vould mak -me give up the
hope ofteing some day nearer to you . than
'a brother."
Peor - Holen - l - The _alluaion-sw_ept away-'
her hardly maintained composure, and her
head wont down in a burst of tears. There I
was 130M0 one whoni she did love, and who
'dearly - loved he;, a n d he vas far away. That
'was_. et , all.. Helen had long known_that
tier father was living up to the very ;verge
of his income; but then she had suppesed
that- the . bullc Of 'property was settled
upon herself, and itWas only within the last
le* days that she had become aware that her
father's .self-indulgence would Jove his
daughter ,without prov,ision for this future.
She 190', it new,.;.: , and with. it came the
nowledge that weary years of waiting were
before her, •and before that other porson,,if
Indeed',' poverty did not separate them for,
ever, rt.waStertnring to have her grief fun.
-her father embittered by such it prospect-- bo unable to help reproaching
him in .her thoughts oven h dying iiours•
And 'nevi Aenry had sharpened the pain.
Rehm - would'faite ha y° hidden - her love from
all; the , ' World, but his last words' forlido' it.
care:for 'same 'one else." • "
The, .words.oamo, ont, with , effort, and. a ,
burning, painful blush.: Henry slowlY and
unwilling released : ger hand; and Sho_drow
bOrself away; 'and silently qujtted the room. ,
411;mi:he:Was . leftalono .lionryrose---and
'Wa kca
_up and: &rim 'with ''haSty, strides.
\rhat a fool, he had becin to' lifis}s premature
:Why, had 'he not' ase'ertain'e4 beforehand, the.
,eiisteace of this rival?.Yet, in spito of ' his
words,. he ,did 'not .relinquiSh.hcipe: • Froba
.l4, after all; there' was 'Only:SOine 14501iiir
tr*ri l fandY 1 11 - ttr4MimAid; # l 4,
nust.,fado,.beforo his own.earnest He
felt •couhi: mot' •• No, he
Would.::Wiii liar yet; 4iiWoUld'i
• •
I Aotwithstanding: whatr .had, , passed,..
'Heim& Setrin.Went. 4)14 , , that night if not
a eatialiei, t - least d titernii nod' and by
m °{T s .' 4 .f a. 9 o ll ° #4 ili g P l 4 l . ).
Iv irl , . 1 I
• .
Henry, Soon eat alone , lrt tho little . , room
,at -- py - th - e - Whiali7lia - 41 - COir - giVeririiii to hie .
uao: Nyaril%or,y grave; not'aad:
o:tabhi by hie: side 1 - 4, a f c ,.v bupineB4.
,papers;. lit4,lmoviie not reading them.: lie
ipns reiltinvloaningt back in' hia . thair, •and
of :theffatiirei; Helen was
orphan ; ger' father44'died four days, prOn'
yipuelii,and with. hiadeatik, the necessity for
.oelf-comniandl on .hei , part had. departed.
- The - .'exertion had beeri prolonged; and. the
reaCtion wee 'severe.. •kialen visaed her days
oriveepingrand though,elle did
,Re t reruan!to see litiebov,l4i; ahnnited all;
Wohte . td'hi - .IF - 04i ; 0,4
'v 3 ii9l4l
- Ono pho htd"peairfor `him
r00m,, : and given, : him a pleit'istatement. of
her father's affairs so-far as she knew them;
but she had asked no questions in return.
Ho was glad of= this silence, for ho shrank.
from tolling her th'at she was dependerit on
ids father; . but ho would have liked to be al;
levied to comfort her with tender 'words.
He. could not venture to make the attempt;
there was 'a certain dignity About' the 'quiet,
delicate ,girl, oven in.her grief, which hold
hind in a kind of awe: He thought of-her
and. of,her 'forlorn position very tenderly
as he leaned • back in "-He
thought: how her piesence,would - brighten
the house that would be his father'sL-Holen's
.old home; boW it might be her Mime in a
truer sonse,some &CT,.l7linfy aticwcitild — ar. -
law it, On the, whole, his reflections were
not unhappy. A pestmart!s knock interrupt
ed them. Henry Seton had heard once from.
his father since he left England. He had,
written frOM.Xlennn,_,whither_urgent_legal.
business, undertaken for_ a friend in India,
had taken him. Matters had been arranged,
and he had promised to *rite again to fix
the' exact day of hiS - return.' But the. letter
thatwas broUght in,4eugh it bore the post
mark of a German fiGiwn, which was not; in
'Captain Seton'Cliand, • nor in any writing
which Hon*. know. \ It was directed in- an
irregular foreign scrawl; And on. breaking'
thatal two letters dropped from the cover,.
ono in Etiglish, the other in German. Hop ry
took up the English letter first. It was dated
from -On obscure village in Germany, rand
ran as follows.: . .
"SIR; Pgriove to have very bad tidings
to communicate to you"- Last Monday, when
the di,ligenco In
„which I was traveling stop
-pod at-this place to changilltorscs,_Lwasitp,
pealed to by the prieit, who entreated mo to
receive the last words of an Englishman un
able to make himself understood in German,
who was lying dangerously ill of a fever in
the inn. On alighting, I found the gentle
mans name ;vas Captain Soton; he was con T
scious'iihen I saw him, and seemed relieved
at liiiarlo en English voice; but he was in
thh 11M - Stageofexlitinstion, and sunk rapid
ly. V lie gave ins your address, and sent his
love to Mary and llolon. I am sure you
will fergive me for using these familiar
- iwinfes - E - ns - I-do - not now-to -whom-Captain-
Soton referred. lie gave mo no other direc
tions,, and, indeed, was scarcely able to ar
trculate. appdaiad to me to have bout
suffering from acute fever. The Priest tells
_me thatWhon the diligence arrived the day
before' Captain Seton was unable to stand,
:and had to be lifted out. I. presume ho in
tended to havo'gone to Of course I
remained hero. Unfortunately, this village
is se remote that no really good medical ad,
vice codid be obtained till ninny hours tog
late. Captain Seton expired on Tuesday,
the 16th October, at 2 o'clock A. M.' Al
low, mil to express my sineero sympathy on
this melarfpholly occasion. T-iave directed
that all Captain Soton's effects should be
picked upi and if you will-be good enough
to communicate with the prielt.(hore fol
lowed- his name- and address) ho Will take
care that your instructions areattended to.
It was advisible that the funeral should take
place immediately.
',I. am your obedient servant,
The letter / `vas read, and - Henry Seton..
mechanically stretched out his hand for the
otluir. He felt dizzy and sick; le it the blow
was not realized as yet. The second letter
was from the priest, a half educated Ger
man Catholic.. He wrote; however, with
sincere feeling, and with deep contrition for
having, when driven to extremity, pressed
Mr. visit Captain Seton's dying
bed.- The:Englishmen had not knlsn the
extent to which fever, of an acute typhoid
kind, was raging in the villages around.
Immediately after.flnialiiiig his letter ho
had boon-seized with •siulden faintness; he.
'hattbeen-carried to - bed, =and ,- . in_c_twenty—
four hours morello had paid for his act of_
charity w4th - liis life: The priest entreated
Henry Solon UM:ironic the news to Mr. Wil'
-son's ielatiy,es, who- lamented' again • a
-agaim,oveMlie-two deatha r tholast-Of-which
ho laid at his own door. , • '
These were the
For full five minutes -after_ he '-had laid
donti the last, Henry Soton sat like a man
stunned by a blow. Then a Sudden impulse'
came upon him; be seized his hat, passed
quickly through the passage,. and lot him-
self ouL at fife' front' - door. Once, fairly
upon the beach, he stood still; tho glaie 'of
.light seamed to dazed] .hiM:TIt -was the
first time he bad loft ,the house since his
uncle's-death,-and within,„the elosed blinds
hao.made a kind of shadowy twilight; with.'
mit,',the outman. sunbeams rdaneed.morrily
,upon the blue waters, and the' waves' came
rippling-to 09shortl• with delicious mar*
mur. The bench was almost &sorted' but
upon the terrace were one , ' or two officer's
- fiuM,the Sehopl_of.,.ll.usketry conning •their•
books.. -Henry Soton turned • away" and
walked'rapidly and unsteadlly,np the 'aye'.
nue that loath( frorn••the HyihO
proper.: Ho never raised his. , eyes towards'
'the soft - greenThillsr.trer -- the''gray' 'ckhinlf
I.ennd which the louses 'Olustered. On,'
past the withered stems of the traeS;.whMb
the sea 4 0 destroyed—past - thcisasOn which
the changing `autumn tints glowed—through
'4lO high' Ands, where'one or •two Person's'
. ..
'tarried round to.loOk after hins:,' lie , ' 11 . ver
knew or thought werplio wont till hti.fer'ad:
hi self opposite the barracks; ' Then
*sod, gaaod rbund 'him for'atf instrint;'and`
turned , again 'inwards the ihore: He walked
Ili+ !fah "n,‘ still quiekerstop,'.lillO that .. of a'
than who.has' a &AMR° objecfiniiiniv; Soon
hp turnedinto the dreary nand' that leads
:torrdo rr
Roniey Marsh. • 'Past the turgetSi,
at which groups of soldiers ivero. raining-4
pitAt!the king: range'ofbelich" need as n d iWit rill:
ing grohnd-4iiet -the Sara:tared cottages t
14, here — rind. thorn Along the' 'shore; , ensi.iiti'
devn upon hie' bond; and glaring' up — fii4.,
the stones under his feet, • the' prespiratibri'
stnudini invent drops upon his' forelli.4,
until lie reached a solitary pont 'soniciqUiliii i
frous itythe. No human, being. Ninoitt Sigl#;;
nothiglisiing, except' ono 'or two, carrion,
'orCivAllOViirifig_O\ioi tlio riO'ginfiiii:ppOl;',On4'
a'f 4 .4'aii96...fitli.e.'..diStance;.:untirge , t:O = be
'Opp btit it strotoli o dug cOlirSek g . , p.,
wisl of efiingier4 , ,ol , up,ing out,, the goriL,Od
,alcy Opvi, yul„the , nuilaneholy. t blnek poot
:IleHll.elFjr. S i tp,ll:(agur34.:ll - 4 ' '„)i r ipAoli)s
i'OrpbOr i th; WrovihnEhif full long& on ilio .
;g l' iitsffby - tho - brlnici . cov9rod - WACO" oa"---4ifh
. .
. ,
~.;\ ...-c om
,: ,--7- •,._.: f
._, - 0.12.
his;bnnd, and tried'et .last to look, his post
tionin the face like a man., ,
. •
If,gywas ruined. Evon grief for his father's
loss was swallowed up In that thought. The
imprudetttitkvostment,-oasily . forgivea when
another foitunelneined ready to replace
that which habeen lost, how' stoOd like a
wall of, ice between him and his: father's
memory.,„Not yet could-ho tuournjor him
as a son, and the consciousness , mflthis ad :
- deribitterness to his ringhisth And in los- :
ink his'fortune he' lost—what?, lie' lost
• his position in life, his home, his ohnhee of
rising in the world, his love. 'Y.O4 ,Helen
would never-be -his She -would •ho -. an.
hiM'c,ss, independent' Of, hitn. -Doubtless
s6 - Woitltt scorn hlin ,IT
_pnniless arid:
friendless, should presume:agaiti to' addrbst
her. Yet who•could love her as ..he loved
liar 7 Ho twisted upon the ground as if in
bodily .pain.. 'Brtisently he took up,thc
_fatal-letterhitd-readaL.-onee-moreH"Two ) need to - look the hour.. And his uncle had,died
at eleverron the same morning. What a
difforenee it would have Made could • his
father have lived only twelve hoiirs longer
Two o'clock P. lit.—how the' changyn that
ono letter would - have altered the color of
his son's life! The change of a letter
clutched the paper conyuleivoly -in his
,grasp, mid buried his face in the. grass to
Overcome thetaight that had flashed into
hie mind. But it would' not be subdued; it
came again
.and again t ;even- -- thriugh . he
loathed himself for it. How easily that one
letter could bo altered! The stroke of a
, penknife, the stroke of - a pen, and it-would
be done, arid detectioh would be impossibfr.
No Englishman bad been, near his fethet's
deathbed, save the ono Who had so, speedily
followed him to the grave; no one but him
self would visit that obscure Gel' 4 lnan
village to inquire particulars; the -priest
Would soon forget:the exact hour - itt which
the stranger died. Yes, it might be, done;
only, if it were, he, Henry Seton, who-had
always looked down from his pinnacle of
self-esteem with condemnation for the erring
and contempt for the weak, he would know
himself to be a villain. Yet who would be
the loser? Not Helen; for; he believed that
tuhe becould win her love. His devotion
would secure her happiness, and the riches
would'all be hers.' And if not Helch—who ?
There was 'no one also; no other relations,
near_or. mina°, would-suffer; but
Again and again he wreltied ,With the sug
gestion that had come to bins, tearing up
tufts of grass and biting them in the bitter
struggle. Again and again ho rose, as if to
return home, and end the temptation; again
and again he sank down beside, the pool
gaze once more at the fatal "A. M." After
each struggle the temptation- seemed to
grow stronger, the power of resistance..wak
-eiT Alas !The was yielding—yielding I -
The sun had long set when there crept into
the house at Hythe a man with-hair damp
and heavy with the autiunn dews, with
slouching gait and weary step—a different
being, indeed, from the Henry Seton who
that Morning had sat musing so calmly
his arm chair; Ho entered noiselessly
and passed into his room.
When the lawyer, , a personal friend of
.11r..Seton's, who had teen summoned from
London, told 'Helen the next morning of her
uncle's death, her first impulse was to try
and comfort her cousin.
"Where-ls Henry ?" she asked, rising; "I
go. c to '
‘,'You had better not, my olear," intor
posed the old lawyer; gently detaining her;
"ho is in no state 'to mover saw a
man so broken down by grief. Ho seems
Completely overwhelmed; I am : afraid I
ought to.toll,you bar) I gO," tic added,
after me little hesitation, "that; this will make
no, difference in your,prospects. Your' poor
undo died on Tuc3clay,'at 2 P. at., just three
- hours lator:than . your father."
Some - time ha passed; the long winter
.were bestir themselves. in tho•
buSinesse nest-making, when Helen Seten,
took refuge in her own room . one •morning
from'tbe companionship of hoe .couSin. It
was a pleasant,, sunny room, looking out•
over an extensiye,and trimly-ltept garden'
(Ind shi:tilborry.• Helen hod altered in these
.her figure always slight, . seemed,
-to lurid aoquiredn weary droop; her brow s'
eyes - Were indekor and more often shaded
by tireir long lashes, , and herfacewas paler,
.Unless, perhaps, it appeared so from its cen
tres!, with the deep mourning dress she Wore.
She carried in her hand a ...littlef.'hasket,
'fill'ed with Jbite 'priinroses and early lilies 'of
o \\l
•, , /
the Valley,.Minfuaedlyntessed toget or, ns if
jastgathered. After lecking tit \ oer, she
sat dbic i n to, arrange the.n.' Het 1 et A fingers
•trorribledi arid the tear's ' , gathered and fell,
One by one' upon the 'fit?iierri, Tiiii,: list Lilo,
task was given np, the . basket was puthcd.
aside, arid Helen snrikn'TiOn 1,13 tree Ville
bedside and wept Vttorly: . Life had .not
006 v , on - Witii - liiTi aiiee7iiiiriiiw7iih: ;last;
sbt tried: to findo4'whothOrtlie ftitVi, lay
. o.4l,li'lier ' iter,'ecniin Henry, waS,,entirely
eliandelll'•': Before fer.; . .frither's 'death: \ 'ho had:
been - kind and fenderno oomi4Oratb s ; oven
aftbr she hntirofused'itislave he had ' s cared
lieu like a brOthar. *hat could \ha'v;43
iiftoied'ij6 ?'' fee lind' growls dlOppriy \n)id
61;146'c:41W; ,Tio . i'v persecuting her, ivifl,l4 \ rel . :,
4lssibrikof 'l g duto, nOireeeiling, from horMS
with diefilid;' 'tlOnieilinea.,,,OiirWlielining.
I.ler wltlf'gifts•' and 'attentions, - sometimes
'fencing her to the inerey"of his 'harsh sister,
' . Wiie niade , bek'britelly feei.hei"deOnd9k
pelittOn.''lnier' Aleldn't' her ''liiii.lrt - iehed
• icirely" is ' , 'iihe,'. thought , lifl the' 'Yokis:tlitt
ii4lit'have:tOindsrbetr . a..eheai) - eßnid 'tie
'fchind for lier'froiniill Hite. ' - 'lliefi iliatOne
' tinid at HYtitill'fili:e' hal ( iiaier dared ''p l hint
to her cousinlitiFlVV6=4,'llltei'etg , 46,i,
.iiiicat,-,-to, ?no w i ttO,was' per.. and Oscar°.
si4 111111i,94riipd te. fear Hoary. : Silo "Infest . .
'iiilw-thet,hli,49ld.etei.nly.o-ort his rights
'a trnisterpf thehopse, andll,:ofusitte,admit
WialMetanWitillii it,.Besides- Poi: 'she
. ..)yef.3.iint yet twohtY, and rienry.Seton .',was;
- iicii; guardian, and watched suspiejtously tlio
. ' . A - 41t ---- ti -- -vory i; letters•sho—, T eeelvc ...,, , ego ler, life
) 164.eiipry, dark, and : Helor,wept, i if •not ,
iitiii`bee heart grew Mglit,';ipt, least, - till , it.
war ,eased of some of .the, .burden :of grief
. L
"?it°ll was / l e c w yr il i 4 4: OPP.fg, A 6 , ol l.'ent'
red 4 iQ;o'l;, -- -: t - ~.
ru ,... .I, , , t rt iF , 0 t., 1::til !WV Jo;• 7; ..., , ,....1,...,,,.,
aMr. baton would bo glad to apoak 'to ,
TERAZ6:--MOO in Advance, or p 1,60 within ,t4o real.
.. .
Miss Ilslen. ln .Ihe .- garden." . Helen rose,
Caliled herself, and prepared to obey, These
interviews woro frequent, and were , 'Most
distasteful t 2 her; yet if: . .ll"enry chOse to ro
. quire them, n • ahad no ehOica but to sub
init,,for:was.s i -nut- a
,pensioner'on. his
bounty? It was xith a.' very - grave' face'
that she
.'dined her 'cousin; he came'to meet
her and.drow herinto a lonely walk fringe/
with wild flowers, and partly shaded by
the budding loaves of early spring ; Henry
had changed as much in appearance as in
manner; his face had grown worn and hag
gard, like that of a man preyed': upon, by
some constant, wearying_ansioty; and no
expression of-suspicion had become hnbitn
alTo turn. ID walked silently by his cou
sin's side for Some time, - end she was be
ginning to wonder why he had sent for her,
'when at last he , spoke. , ,,.
"Helen," he said, and his voice waslow
-and - Uusliyr , t4 - is — tiiiiii — th7fitfrWriiiirt
should come to an understanding." .' ,
Helen was silent. •
"I havo'nsked you to be my wife often,"
he continued, irritably; “and I would
have loved you and,cared for you; God
lcitpws. But you chose to refuse, and now
I lave sent for you to hear my decision,.
My wife you shall be! There are reasons
why no reluctance of mine, no suffering of
yours, shall turn me from my purpose. It
is the only way to.atona," ho, be
tween his set teeth.
Holoweaught tho words.
"I do not understood you," sho said,
gently, "what have - 1. to atodo .for 1" .
, nothing," ho answered, witll-41 , -
gesture of impatience; "or, at least, only
the suspense . you hays kept mo_in.'l.._Ete.
flung - iiway from her, and walked up the
patlNy himself a minute - ho turned,
and _came rapidly back to where she stood.
"Listen, Helen," ho said; "you told me
once that you-,loved another: That- may
still be; I ask no questions; but yon belong
to me, if .not_by fair means -then by foul.
Helen I llelen I yob are mine I . Why will
you rebel against fate V
'313 spolco almost likd a man deranged;
his look was excited and wild, and Helen
Ahrank from him, horrified by a nevi idea.
'comp home, and of it another
turned upon her angrily. -
"'We will...not talk of it
_another time.
We will settle it now—this
- I 'Mil
you you are mine—miue," and lie stretched
out his arms as if to Seize her. In mortal
torroy, Helen ovadad . his grasp, l and looking
round for the . hast way of escape, she saw
tho-figure of a !ruin approaclung under the
trees With infinite relief she waited.
fuoment; . it must'be one of the laborers Ce
turnini-from.77dinner, 'she thought, and
'surelyAmyeeultL_help—hor. The.-stranger
camo rapidly forward. Henry -bad qcen
him, too, and lost his eidited . manner, s hut
still Helen did not- feel safe; nearer and
nearer the nuln came, treading with alight,
elastic step, and they could see now that ho
was not a laborer, but a gentleman in a
light. shooting coat and a straw hat. Slid-,
clortly, as he approached, Helen's face light
ed with a vivid flush; as he came on, the
color mounted—Mounted until her cheeks
glowed with a tender rod. A moment
more and he had reached them.
i, A n!" came with ai soi) from
Helen's leis. ,
ully own Helen!" and in [moper second
she was clasped. in the stranger's. embrace.
"Pardon_ me Mr. Solon. Really, it is
quite impossible that you should refuse to
givedhls gentleman a hearing.'.'
The speaker was Mr. Gardner, the ell.‘
lawyer • and frierid already mentioned, and
Rs alluded toAlan,4l.brionrwho ions sit- C •
tinein;Henry - Seton's
ing till ho should be listened to,*ial'a,iPok
of quiet resolution' on his. hand9iime
Helen was in the room, too, Stan' tear
fully in the deal; aleoe of the l 4:adii;
. 41-
itnest - ladden by - tht gtfrin:ins.
Sottin will, I think, liardly fool Jus
tified in continuing to refuse his consent to
my •marriage with his ward," urged Man,
addressing himself ix; the lawyer, ..when I
'mention that I'had•h '
rr father's consent to
the engagement. Nothing but the clang&
ous of• a: sister whb Tesides,abroad
would have kept ine from hastening to
gland- on bearing of Miss Baton's bereave.;
Mont." •
„ Circuinstrinces are changed,:! put in
Henry; with considerahlp irritiition of man=
rir; refuse'myr . 9onsent.” i•
hnsh, my dohr sin," interposed the
Jaivyer, trying
.to' keep the_ pence; "let us
lear.what 11fr. Morton's proposals are. . We .
liiwyMs, yen krioiV," turning Lo 4.larr, with
an i4ttenapp at :a joke, "are Obliged tb havii
an : pounds,' "shillings. arid pence.
}ltalie you any objection to give irie,'as*r.
Satoh's friend,.some idea of sour moans?"
"They are little enough,. I oivn,;: replied
Alen, — franblyrT•hilt — it — SO - eins - to - rim - thatT ,
' under the"circumstances, ,it only, for , Miss
Sqtbii and use ti:P'decidti Whether' they are
s:Utflcion c t y .lf i'il'Ad . not been 'obliged, to, leave
England Mr: isten 'would have nlloWfid me.
to marry his dnughtor at once, yet at - that
‘. • • ~ .
timo It WilS thought, I thatknow,Silo was
likely' , to baire a conniderahle fortune.:!
'Alan Morton, as ho ,said the leak, wOrds,
\ appened. te,E,'; . lanco,to - iir'ar:ds;..ll . o r nay Seto .
\a d noticed with surprise the bloodanoUnt to)
forehead ' . - '
lA' ' yos, yes,:i ) 'answered the laivyar,• thinki.
4 , ; ‘ Unit 'by talking thO:Matter ' be
e,tl4 - 'give Itenry time to recover Ids',:teni-:
~,pp wiiick had seemed to he-on 04_ pelnt
'6Alatilig; ~ .it wise 'thought that ]Hiss seton
libitid lie rmh, but Aiiforttinai6l3' , lieslatlier
'Cited Ny thout nialc,ing•6ll7 . trovisfozA for ho'r."
— 4 - .0.' .‘ '46)' 41 - 6ii:•661 - e - F6310. .liiii73l6l:f6ii'ali6id
tho y alb i: SotOp was concealing from him
.time true . t to of 4 olon''s affairs,. which Mr.
gaidiiet , n iglit, , not•knOW,, In order, to in=.'.
..t . uod hint' t resign her before she slieulA, be
of, 1.,.i0 to al . ' fer'' lierSolf. :'l'llerefore :116
1166(10:9 6 siibje6t: •••• , •: - ~,..... •.-; •
11 undo ' ood,',__'' h0,....6_,aid
~ t Urp it(gii• 91a* t.=,:
TAlTAFtitioc pvy)F, yqt koßpipg an', oy6A
lElefiry . ,, , !qicq,t,lier6 ; wati,e6ttip Tpney, lik6ly :
to dol . ? t i o,..yigti,A9k6r; : by ,p6t4or.pcmt,- :gin .
YP'l ill} ra.9 ‘ k i),°st 1 6 1 M:S i iirfiß,risqP?4 ,o AdPo,!!`.
'l lt i 'PP a !p> ',POR:r4 ideotl ) : Ftliiliei*r. ,
•SaidF, ll lri. , 'l ll l°4 i . bfliaY 6 04'145.! Boleti
almost shnrod inVliTnisalf, foiho ilwayai
, • -• , - , ,
- •
-had- - -a-fancy thatlie:should survive' his
hiother. I can'explain the circumstance to
you in a moment Mr._ Seton_l_am-sure-you—
will have no objection to my doing so?"
He,..iookedtowarde Renry,,wha nauttered
very surlily, “Say what you:,please7 and
began nervously to pap*togoth
er:on the writtng-tabie.- . _ -
“Well,” resumed the lawyer, "I need'
not make a- long story of it. The, simple
fact is; that Miss :Seton,would have ' been
not only. Well off but. wealthy. hadher' ,.
father lived a few hours longer. Ile and
his brother, Captain Seton, ; died •the same
day, but hlisi Seton's father died ateievein
'in •the morning, and Captain Seton not till
two in the. afternoon; perefore - 4 , sing;
ular provision of the Will under which they
inherited, his son,. as- beir to the survivor,,
succeeded tollicTproperty."
NO. - 4.
' What ailed' Alan Merton? The color
Ildshad into his face; he rosé and stood,
still , addieSsinghis lawyei, but with his face
Sk towards4onry:•,
"ay_l inquire,'2„. lie asked, - “on
day Captain andltr. Seton died?".
Henry turried , upon hltu'in n franziof
ungovernable passion:
"Leave the room, sir, 'instantly, if you
do not wish to be kicked out of it Gad
heavens! do ydu think I am going to sub- -
mit to the insolence of a confounded-med
dling seoundreL like youVL, -- .
";Stays, sir, stay,"interposed the lawyer,
laying his hand on Henry's arm, and per -
foal.) , aghast at this uncalled-for outburst;
"thero is no insolence in the case. Under
the eirourostances-there-is-no--won-der-thift—
Mr. Morton should 'wish to hear the par
ticulars: Mr. Solon died, sir, at eleven
o'clock in the morning of
.theltith of Oc
tober, and . . •
"AMI I saw Captain Seton lying den d. al
six o'clock in the morning of 'that same
11th." • .
_There was dead silence-in - the room. The"
lawyer fixed his keen efts on Henry, whose
face had turned a yellowish livid white.
Helen had stolen from her retreat' at the
sound of her cousin's angry voice, and now
stood by the chair freni which her lever had
just risen. :Henry turned upon her fierce
ly: - - •
How dared you not to tell me tiller:
Tell you what?" said lielen'S. gentle
-"There-was 'nothing to-. toll, for Alitirdid
not see my uncle alive; besides; I could not
speak to you about his letters." '
contiumCd steadily: "I arrived at ll—
on the inorning':of the 16th October, in the -
course of a walking trip of two or three
days. , I was jul b passii! , g the inn, when I
heard my name:Milled, and saw' my old school
and college iriend, Edward - Widion, at a
window. He was in a room on the ground
floor; .and in the "same rooin, on a bed was
Captain Sefou's body., Wilson told me he
hind died at two o'clock in the °rain and
I saw him lyint there with my own eyes at
six, I wanted to remain with Wilson but
he would not It'nar - of lie perstiadeq mo
that h 6 wanted no help, And reproached
himself for having allowed me to risk the
fgetionlV coming in. left the way
I had entered with Out seehig.any one but
him._ I saw his death afterwards in the,pa
per, and regretted bitterly that I had-not
stayed With him; but - RS' to the 'time of
Captain 'Satan's death there is not the
slightest doubt about it.''
Another dtiad siletico, Helen's soft - tones
broke "There must be' some, mistake b " . _
slip said, approw:hing her cousin with her
old gentle manner, all linger having given
way td pity at the sight of . his ghastly fade.
'''''FlF - tify-z - 6 - 11, - Ilen . ry I are you ill ?"
"Alias Seton, you had bettor leave us for
the present," said the old lawyer sternly.
"I fear there is room, for some painful sus
picious regarding Mr. Seton's conduct. At
any rate, the matter must be 'investigated.
shall start for Myself to-morrow to
make tlfe necessary inquiries."
A kind of gurgle startled 'them. Henry
was standing with Isis two hands"pressed
against his brow as if to keep . hie senses.
Ile strove to speitk, but something seemed
to choke him and his words were hardly
articulate; yet he forced them out and they
stood still to listen, -,
"Therelsms need; it is truol. I [Gioia
the letter. Not for the fortune; it was to
will Helen, but—oh my God I What Is this?
He staggered nud his eyes closed. Helen
turned wtite; the lawyer and Alan Morton
sprang-torwardf tilt before theywpro able
to ieachisiin, Henry Seton had fallen to the
- ground stricken with. pa ralysis, __ . . _
- • r. • - ii
The sequel is soon told. Helen Is happy.
She and Alan Morton have sold the. old
family place, Where the change of ownership
must have been known and
_commented np
ou, and- have settled<tin 'a distant part'of.
England, within_easy reach but out of sight
of the sea. Two tiny Children play around •
their fireside; besides these their 'home. hut
another occupant. Whose easy-chair ie
that drawn up in winter to the warmest
nook by the hearth?. Who 15 thO
a young man still, but with wasted': linths
end drawn features, who on sutumer
can just, crawl down the terrace steps: and'
sit basking in sunny 'spots ? brings a
book sometimes, but his mind is weak - , and
,he lil?es best to play _With the,ebildren, and
tell them . long and rambling' stories, whirl
lire there' chief delight.. But, _ when. .thnY . _
read.him stories' in return; they •noti‘, that
at the mention of, a lonely pool or-•pond
their, playfellow's lace:,changes;
.it 'seems to
strike a Painful chord
,in, liis-,rnemory;,•be
grows ghionly ,'and sends them
TheY'havelenrnid to pass over such passa
ges, id their little books* ' • .
bew - liandsontete is I aed - how lovingly - she.
.ie s itne , on ills arm, ondAotikrifjPitt
her. soft, trusting eyes. They join:the
loan on him; and,
lee'wo:lkiiin the other Elide.' Ho hrlfht;
'ens a little ' end Visalia I tlioni,itud they,
spec cheerily to him, hot he sciMitylaiises
into ~inehmeholy., Theo it ;hits heit‘.for
yen:rfif . then it will be„tb the ond . otitito #l6
of thiswreck.of •whnt,:cince'.was‘lho
cleor 7 sighted tionri,etott. :
Tait' AN . 7 .Josh pill!nlitElsays.Ple:
Atciciel 11fnn tiover disturbs 4' hen 'l)6 :
Betting; never peaks Cross to a lbet'deig;:
elwai.iits- , a 'five cent' , ahinplaiitei!la Pia
pocket late Satudray. _ ~warning fol. , the
ehnVeh, platter; sixes .mheaever. a lady ee l
tens the' street yArai.,rememheva, 7 poor i eni4e
plaidly; and asks-after
,awl tUe fiirnilv r
he step ' s on n hate toll he is 'tiara to do it
liglit;• . iitta immediately'. tittlcti' "Eardenf
:hooks drose hese'
with the children: :..11ever meddles with , the'.
e,rchni in the raillt,pene; goet
,ea ß uy : ,o er ,,l
r4n i ds I ,4 1 0;9 0, x!Pq , ,k , Fic : 0 1 , ,Beasoll; atteildkr
I ..4lyenhkrly'e-lihnneFalt, katt-rtiwuzystelklyhtiti
tlip;m99,-chatigesi‘Ahipit! yott , .
or the other. .Y.. ‘
.Imye . cverybody'a advice hut Ida ortter/praol.,l
tices : most of the
leadh the, Aire of aphorn,la9hf- glue 01ch •
4q alvllliPi,94
taco *king efiny ferthertrfibble,