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rushed up to dispatch the wounded redtaken a special interest in fell of the little family. Part Quaker skin the light from the camp-fir- e CHANGING THE VERDICT. The Iwv if un unlr pa'.rrnat rule. Fleet-Foot- 's TninUs hi oUl f;WhtT la Almost a fool. At twoTvt tin question sjtves hi miml omploy, 31w nui'h a fat!u-- raised so smart lxy. At !K'v'iiton. in tlio old man's lefcns Son thinks his sir'hasstrouksof common sense. no ionirrr as a . At !vrnty-i:i- t o'.J tSu luffT not so wry bad. thinks .n r la-l- At thirty when he knows not what to Uo. f:ihvr a ijoh1 man anil true. At f;rty. julirin,.r wisely as he can. S n thlaks his father is a raal old man. H .: when th asjeJ father comes to die, he is a saint of the Most H'.tfta. Har-risbur- ison thinks his Ail loyal sorrow pives his thoughts employ. .'Ly uh a father raised no smarter hoy. H. James Wijjin, STAR-EYE- family, including the mother, were about to make a journey to the city to visit their friends, and it was suggested that Minnawaqua and her blind child should accompany them in order that the latter's eyes might be examined by an oculist and treated if there was any prospect of restoring the sight. It was a tedious journey in those g days on horseback all the way to and thence by primitive stage coach, but it was accomplished, and the little blind papoose was taken to an eminent 'oculist. Examination showed that the eyes had been blinded by holding close to them, with the lids opened, a very hot object, probably iron or a super-heate- d either a red-ho- t stone. It was not the first case known of such Indian atrocity. The oculist did his best to repair the vision but all he could accomplish was to restore just sufticient sight for the child to distinguish between light and shade. He could distinguish persons only by their voices. Ten years passed and the line of settlement reached further up the valley. The kind Quaker family moved a dozen miles above to the mouth of Pine creek, and Fleetfoot, with three children in addition to the nearly blind boy, determined to move westward with them. It was difficult for the Indian, even with the help of Minnawaqua in basket making, to earn a living for his little family. There were white hunters in the woods now and game was getting comparatively scarce. Even after the removal to Pine creek the Indian was sorely pressed by poverty and he soon determined, though with great reluctance, to join his tribe at the headwaters of the river, nearly forty miles away. It was a sad parting. Minnawaqua, with all the stoicism of her race, could not repress her grief, and tears trickled from the beautiful but nearlv sightless now a handsomely orbs of Star-Eyeframed youth of fourteen years. And there were moist eyes, too, in the Quaker's family and in the households of the other settlers. It was in the autumn following the spring when Fleet-Fojoined his tribe. Rumors had been rife all summer that the Indians were in ugly mood and that a raid down the river, to sweep away the advanced settlements, was imminent. This consequences was that the sutlers were fully armed and prepared to quickly muster all the r en within a dozen miles along the river. Just at daylight one morning the Quaker's family was awakened by a violent pounding on the door. On it they were amazed at finding opening Star-Eye- s there in most pitiable plight. He was weak and haggard; his buckskin clothing was almost in shreds; there were only remains of his moccasins, and his feet were bleeding terribly. He quickly told his story. Tin Indians were on the warpath up the river. After the war party started he instantly took to the woods, vmad? a long detour in the mountains, running at his best speed all the time, and then struck the river below the advancing His imperfect sight had redskins. caused his clothing to be torn to tatters by underbrush, and his moccasins had worn out in that almost perpetual run day and night for forty miles. He thought the Indians would surely reach the settlement the following night. The alarm was quickly sounded along the valley. A good force of brave men hurried up to meet the savages, and to take a good defensive position. But their services were not needed. When the Indians found that their approach had been heralded, and that the settlers were ready for them, they abandoned the raid and retreated. Star-Eye- s remained with his Quaker friends. About two weeks after the events just noted he and two of the Quaker children were gathering nuts in the woods. Suddenly there was a small volley of rifle shots, and poor Star-Eye- s fell dead in his tracks without word or groan. The other children were unharmed. This was the awful retribution visited upon the nearly sightless Indian boy for saving- his white friends from slaughter. Within an hour after the dastardly actrf assassination a dozen brave settlers were on the trail of the murderers, five in number, as indicated by their tracks. The long strides shown by the moccasin tracks showed that the assassins were running, and that they were determined to make sure of escape. lut the pursuers were swift runners, too. Nerved by their gratiand by the hortude to poor Star-Eyeof the rible atrocity Indians, they were determined to avenge the crime at all hazards. As evening approached the pursuers found tli at the trail was getting "warm" they were nearing the culprits. Sundown, twilight, and the trail still warmer. As the tracks grew indistinct, and when fully twenty miles of distance had been covered, one of the men saw a glimmer of light in a little valley some distance ahead. It was evident that the Indians, believing themselves now safe from pursuit, were camping for the night. A careful rcconnoissance, a patient wait of three hours under the glimmering stars, a cautious advance, the simultaneous crack of a dozen carefully-ai- in Yankee Hlade. S. Tho Pathetic Story of an Indian Boy. The beautiful valley, called by the Indians Ot .in achson, and known to us as the west branch of the Susquehanna, was the last foothold in Pennsyl- ! vania. east of the Allegheny mountains, that the Indians abandoned. Long after the outposts of civilization had advanced far up the valley the red men tarried by the graves ot their ancestors. They were loath to leave the clear waters of the river, encased in the fruitful little valley that was hemmed in by hills and mountains. "Well they knew that the time was drawing- near when inexorable fate .would compel them to turn their backs on their old homes and trudge towards ,the setting- sun, but they dreaded to ;inake the change. I The time came, however, when the westward movement was almost imperative. It was decided that the tribe should migrate to the head waiters of the stream, fully fifty miles beyond the limit of white settlement. Slut a few friendly Indians, who were on the "best of terms with the whites, refused to heed the command of the chiefs to move westward. This bred vengeful feelings on the part of their kindred. The advance line of civilization at this time was the mouth of Lycoming-creeknow within the limits of At the base of the mounlived a tain young friendly Indian named Fleet-Foo- t, who made a fair and fishing, assisted living by hunting of handiwork the his by young squaw, who made handsome baskets that were sold to the settlers. Itoth Fleet-Foo- t and his wife Minna-waqu- a (Sparkling Water) were remarkably fine types of the Indian of those days, but they had a little papoose that was a wonder and a delight to all the whites in the sparse settlements. Even the fondest mothers admitted that he was just the sweetest little thing they ever saw with the exception of their own children, of course. lie had great, big, laughing hazel eyes, half-ros- y cheeks a nose that a sculptor would have adored and thai cunningest little mouth. lie was very appropriately named Star-Eyewas about two years Little Star-Ej'e- s old when the tribe migrated to the new location far up the river. Angry threats had been made against Fleet-Foo-t because of his refusal to join th?m, but he was happy and contented, iind Minnawaqua dreaded the thought of leaving her white friends. One day, shortly after the migration, Fleet-Fowas hunting in the mountains. Minna jvaqua left her wigwam, a solid structure of logs, which the whites had helped to build, to go to a spring- for water. She had left Star-Eye- s playing on the floor, but when she returned in a few minutes the child had disappeared. She hastily looked about, called him, and then hurried out of the house to renew the search. She had hardly passed the door when nhe stopped, turned pale and pressed lier hands to her heart. Her keen native instinct detected strange moccasin tracks on the ground. Her mind comprehended it all as she sunk fainting had been to the ground. Star-Eye- s 1 id n in his kindred revenge for aped by refusal to join them; that l was evident. There was a great commotion among-tsettlers when they heard of the dastardly act. Many of them were eager for immediate pursuit of the dissuaded them captors, but Fleet-Foo- t would surethe Indians that ly saying ly kill the papoose if they found that they were followed, and besides there would be danger of ambush by a large - - , Wil-liamspo- rt. s. . ot - icet-Foot- 's party of Indians. About ten days after this episode, before daylight in the morning, just Fleet-Foo- t and Minnawaqua were suddenly awakened by the voice of Star-Eye- s at the door, crying bitterly. In a child was in the arms of his the trice overjoyed parents, but they were surprised to find him tremblingly feeling their faces with his hands. What was the matter? He always spoke in English. Star-Eye- s tan't see." True enough, he wau totally blind, although the big, lustrous eyes looked as on the day he. was just as natural abducted. Fleet-Foo-t understood it The tribe had wreaked their all. vengeance 'by blinding the innocent child and then stealthily returned him. The settlers ,vere wild with rage when they heard of it. Some of them were eager for an expedition against the Indians, but cooler counsels ore- vailed. Among the settlers were a Quaker family from Philadelphia, who had s, ot full upou his face and thcjr suddenly stopped as if they had been riveted to the ground. the father of Star-EyeIt was Fleet-Foot, s, beat. HOYLE SMITH, Teacher of all kinds of Itaic. liisiriiiDfiiilal Band and Orchestra Instruction. The muzzle of a rifle BRIGHTON, UTAH. and a finger on the trigger. His eyes for themselves homes in Brightturned up sadly; he recognized the seton, the most popular of Salt tler, raised his hand and faintly said: beLake's residence properties. "Yes; but listen." They knelt side him to catch his words, for he was When we say that success is evidently dying. "When the war party returned," he the certificate of integrity and & said, slowly and painfully, "they knew, public approval, it passes for had betrayed of course, that Star-Eye- s ESTIMATES GIVE!? FOB THE them. They bound me, Minnawaqua all. is few ERKCTIOX.Or a a to town not and my three young children stakes, Brighton Inus all. Older intending to burn acres unimproved. It is beauDwellings, Stores, Etc. dians, with one or two chiefs, urged and tiful All and work land, we knew nothing about the act of dry high that guaranteed Star-EyeIn the end there was a healthy. It has beautiful parks, Corner Park Road and Senior Street, compromise. Five warriors, including churches, stores, pavilions, to to were the settlement go myself, BRIGHTON. I was obliged to factories, an excellent water and kill Star-Eyeaccept the terms to save Minnawaqua system, pretty and comfortyou want your kome and my three little ones. You know able homes, and enterprising the rest." "And you were one of the murderers of your own boy?" excitedly exclaimed people. We are enabled to offer you the settler that covered him with the rille. advantages and inducements "No," came faintly from the dying such as no other place in or Carpets taken up, Cleaned and Indian. "I might shoot myself, but There was no bullet near Salt Lake Citv has or not Star-EyeStoves taken down or set up, Fleet-Foot's rifle I deceived them." can offer. in it or any general repairing needed, We done have Suddenly he raised his head, turned his already glassy eyes toward the before. The experience proved Call on BARNEY, twinkling stars, pointed his finger Up- costly, but valuable, as the inward and said: creased value of property Cor. of Grove and Rudolph. Sts., Brighton. now! Do you "There is Star-Eye- s see him? He is beckoning to me. I shows. must go to him!" Don't wait, read and wonder Then his head fell back, his hand if it is all true, but call and see dropped he was with his boy. Philfor yourself. You will then be adelphia Times. MEN WHO BLOW OUT THE GAS. satisfied. and general adfurther For particulars Are Not Products of the Paraerapher's Itraln. dress, Edwin W. Senior, a said clerk in a Jersey City "Well," Brighton, Salt Lake City, hotel to a Mail and Express reporter, Utah. Cor. "you would be surprised to see some of Boundary and Poplar Sts.. the countrymen who come into this town. Most of our customers are cattle JOHN L. GRESSMJN, men. Many of them come on all the made and all work promptly tyEstimatcs way from the far west with consignto. attended ments. People think those paragraphs about blowing out the gas are written JOHN H. SMITH, up in newspaper offices. Why, I tell you, we have to watch for that very thing all the time. We send a watchRccfiives order for all kinds of transman over the house every fifteen minfer work &vu general hauling. utes during the night, and it averages three times a month that he finds a Brighton, Utah. B rig ii ton, Utah. room with the gas blown out. "I struck the funniest experience, however, about two weeks ago. The watchman came down and said gas G K N KKA r. was escaping from No. 3C. I rushed up and knocked at the door. After re! peated rapping the old "jay,' in a voice that sounded as though he had all the bedclothes over his head, yelled: 'U'way s All kinds of work, llepair-iii- g fr'm here, now. I don't want r.o foolDone. ishness.' " 'The gas is turned on in your room,' Main Street, Brighton, Utah. I shouted. 'Open the door.' " 'Open nothinY he yelled back. IIC Mlaaed his Opportunity! DOJf'T Mta US T ours. Reader. Tb majority neslsct their porta ni lie,, and from tluit ennao lire In porrty and Aim Ms G'way fr'm there.' obcori: j Harrowing (ieipair U tli, lot of many, aa taap "I put my shoulder to the door, and, loot uarK on lost, torover lost, opportunity. unuaMai InjrJ Rcuch out. Bo up ud doing. I mprora your oppoi with a crash, tie lock smashed and the and ecnre prosperity, prominence. peace, ltwaaaaiel General door flew open. by a philosopher, that "the Goddeta of Fortune offers Colden opportunity to each porton at soma period sf Ufk( " 'What in thunder did you do with eniDrace tueciinnce, ana sne pours ont her rieuei ;(autee o ana sue to return." How aball yon your gas blow it out?' I asked. he ooldkn departs. opportunity? InTestlpate Tery cbanest " 'No,' he replied, 'I didn't blow the appesra worthy, mid of fair promise: that ia what all i men do. Here ia an opportunity, inch as Unotoftse within the reach of laboring people. Improved, It will (ivsv gas out I knew better than that.' nt least, a grand start in life. The COLDK opportunity far ' 'Then how did it come to be turned many ia here. Money to be made rapidly and honorably by any industrious person of either se. All ages. Toa casi BRIGHTON PROPERTY on, as I found it?' do the work and liro at home, whereer Ton are. Brea be " 'Well, I s'pose I didn't quite underginnera are eily earning from &H to ($10 per day. Tees a specialty. do as welt if yon will work, not too bard, bnt laaaatai can stand the durn thing. When I got onsly ; and yon can increase your income aa yon geeat. Tern can give spare time only, or all to thewerk. Saaf ready to go to bed I turned it off all to learn. Capital not required. ynnrtime We start Ten. All is AVe instract and I to new it and Then wondorfnl. lit really again right 'nough. ahow yon how, Kailnre unknown among oar worit. I of Then workin' the JSoToom to explain hero. Writ and learn all free), put Main Street, Brighton, Utah. ker.refnm get hang mail. Unwise to delay. Address atones, H. by it out again, and just as I did so I as Co., Box 8 HO, Portland, MsUa. llallett thought now I'll have a time finding that measly handle in the dark' and IT. turn it on when I get up. So, before I went to bed I jist turned it on so's to have it all ready to light when I got up.' " N. Y. Mail and Express. will supply you with all kinds of 1) HER RULEb. II ill JOHN WALTER, Contractor Builder. first-clas- s. s. s. If Kalsoined, Cleaned, Re-lai- d, s. Fred Deef, CARPENTER House Builder, Express Agent oiary MliG CARPENTER lir9t-elas- mm- F. J. SENIOR, Real Estate! 1 la-oii- y, n-- rr ce-ft- cetst-paratir- fs-e- Tolm Leigli, GARDENER, The Lawn Laid Down by a Popular Society Girl. The following "rules of conduct" fell out of a little woman's pocketbook the other day, and she- - allowed me to copy them. She is a belle in the small city where she lives and has a host of admirers around her: "1. I don't let a man smoke when he walks or drives with me. If he knows no better than to do it I promptly tell him what I think of it "2. I don't let a man take my arm when he walks with me. If he does, I tell him that I prefer him to give me his arm. "3. I don't go out with a man friend just because he asks me. I like it better if he asks another lady to go, too his sister, for instance. "4. I don't let any man 'see me home' from church. If he hasn't gumption enough to take me there and sit through the service with me he may stay away altogether. '5. I don't let a man friend give me presents, unless it is something of trifling cost, like fruit or flowers. And I always gauge a man by his taste in this respect "6. I don't encourage any youngman who is not perfectly polite and agreeable to my mother. Whoever calls upon me sees a great deal of her. "7. I don't give my photograph to men. I used to occasionally, Jbut I am wiser now. I should hate by and by to know that my face might be hanging up in Tom's, Dick's or Harry's room. med rifles at. close range. "8. I don't allow a caller to stay Four of the sleeping Indians never later than ten o'clock. If he does not fifth one helplessly go at that time I politely tell him my awoke; the writhed in agony. As the settlers custom." N. Y. Recorder. - And furthermore, it cannot be Success is already aswas at his head sured those who are acquiring s! J. flt's Hard to Ee&i mm Garden Truck. MAKES X SPKOAIrr OF of high grade and delivered fresh every morning. Park Road, Bet. Apricot and Boundary Sts.f BRIGHTON. Artesian Wells driven by successful and practical mechanics in any part of the West Side. ESTIMATES MADE. REFERENCES GIVEN'. Thomas Murray, BRIGHTON. GROVE STREET, fit 2k Bun HAS SECURED DURING 1892: Rider Haggard,' W. D. Howells, H. George Meredith, Norman Lockyer, Andrew Lang, Canon Doyle, St. George Mivart, Mark Twain, Rudyard Kipling, J. Chandler Harris. Stevenson. William Black, R. Louis W. Clark Russell, 00 VOU .17ANT Shade Trees She Mary E. Wilkins. Frances Hodgson Burnett. in Brighton or Garden City your lotsbeautified by having :- -: of them, thereby increasing planted in front and makkig it the value of youra property tiiore attractive at very smalllotcost? is sufiictent, Three trees in front of each are planted you are at no and alter the trees more expense, as there is plenty of running to me I will let you know hov By vour writing lots are situated and the costto of treelo send kemcmber that now is the time , your orders. JAMES STRANGE, Brighton, Utah, And many other distinguished writers. f utt&ai) la the Greatest 3ui Sunday Newspaper in the World. rr.ee 5o a ccpy. By mall $2 a yean. Address THE SUN. New York.