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The Roanoke news. (Weldon, N.C.) 1867-1989, March 20, 1878, Image 1

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the roanoke news. •A y*IIO^fcATli ' • IMI>Wt>KLT NBW8PAPBR. pOBlitSHBD ST ■ATCaBtOK. n«a jt». III ii w** ms . ’ fkrM Vontf n on X on I 00 VOL. VIL WELDON; ■WKDNBSDAY, MARCH 187a NO. PII9riMI0NAI^I»0i. k*w«»,w.o. a QLAftW OtAR*. Arr*BKBV« AT LAW, BALir AX. M. 0. Will pi%MM»hi rtMk Caurti or tilir«x ' ' ' W. l.’lH'xx I T 0 H B K 4 D O M » , ffi L«w, ■mMM« BMk, ■•litas C*., N. C. Fraatlw In lh« Oourta »f n^'lirai md «4j|nln)n(aniqU*, and la tha Hunr«ins mn4 Ftdanl CnarMt . JviKlf KOH A&'». Kltiti. * * AltirMjMlAw. BAurAX, V. n. PriMtIsM In H*IMi Mil *dJo|ninir OaaiUM and Kadaral •nil SnpreHM Rnurta, Will b* at dfliUaiid Maak, uooa maty lor(al(lit, Aac. 2»—• onnniniii. “Ara»5'ss, ■ Oiily wiiiifinio bn (iittrriMl I*' • WUi» riiU« %nt M%b« A j i? * J^Hht of eiowInK liny, "Ur of hope m puMhtc riiruuKh (Ilf twillgUt •'>fi anj 8rAJ> Or^^wnUlnR for a tnvvid on# To me f»r hU own i Only Tm w*fttns A«mi OJV bvftrt 1m«w(1 mid I n«. ^ liU fa«>tn>pn ■ ■ I b«*!l inUw the wtiy ; Bin I III wartfUlnit, wUlilug. w*itlii|, Only wmttog loobv* Only iraftlnir (or Rn «obo, Of • iltiunt nlKlu biM*« 0'l!» •'•IMn* liV ttai •hai.Tw,'’"*’ f>h,1 why don't ii|W||g Ah bow I MiUtDi ihit m«4hing lit biK Ai'OHiitM ftnd ow, If h« wUli«*ft .. ofirh«pt, tiHVtt htin« (llicttt H>\y . H. DiT, W. W. Hall. I j^AT, A Hall. ATTORNCYS AT LAW, WBL»*«, ». C. Praatlan In th* omrti nf Kallfnx anil adjninint DnantiM, and In Ilia Supraiuo MMlPvilaral oourt*. Jmlnn •••llaoMd M an/ part nf Nnrtk OktCllaa. ’ Junaim s AMI/ML J. WKiaUr, ATTOmiKY AT LAW. R. V. ViaaUM In tha (Mart at Nurthampton «d adfnlalnR MP lA I Y G A‘ V r * t. II r u A N , ATTORNEY AT LAW HALIFAX, .V. C. • •^Vratlinn Is IIm ooqria nf (Tall'ax ant a4|nlnln« «rinm.la*, and la tba 8npram« anil FailarNrt «ln>irt. OUlnii AiillactaJ In all parta of Nurtb Oarnllna. , Moa ta tha Court Hou**. ’ /I V . I Jaly « i j, R B U K T 0 N, Jr. ATTORNKY AT LAW, BAUriZ, ■. 0. Fraatlaaa In Iba Oourta of Hitllhx 4a«ntr. and Uo intlaa «d|‘lnlng. In tha • amnia nuirtAriba ■taM.ktnd In lb Valaral Omrta, Will ulra «paiil«l attaitlnn to tba onllaa- H*a aralalmaiand to adJnktlBK the acooiinl* •f Kcaautora, 4dwlolar*(M'« and )n«r- Alaaa. dac-is-tr J M. QRISZAEI), 0 0 ' \ , ATTORNtY AT LAW, HALIFAX, N. 0. U 1 >1 ■ ^ . OBaa In tha Court Hiniii''. 8trlnt atran- I •Ian. Ilaa BlTaa to all braooboa of tba prnl'm- Jan la-1 B. B It A tr 0 u, ATTORNEY AT LAW, ■irnaLD, Halifax codhtt, n. c. FraMlaia'In Iba' Conntla« oY Ballhx, Bnah, Bd(aaamh« and V«llaoa. OallaaMnat laa.la lu all parta nf tba •tala. jart 12-8 I ▲ AT a a a. a A RA, ATTORNIY AT LAW, bbfibld, m. c. ^ *•> Hm «aiinHa».»f Jlallfa*, aad Naan. In tha SuprainH Fadaral OallanUona mtd* Ib anv part of tha WIMinM *’|I Ml' 'Cnnrt Hnnaa In ffallfcx Mandar and Frida; «r aaob ywK« ' Jan It«l 0 _^*o»aw J. aoBTON, ‘ - ■■ /. at ItAW. ’’•v-i"':. .fjqi,ooir, w, p. »lH»tl«a> hr^Oaarta *t HalU»«» War BW»lWf».wrt»a«w>IC»»rta. la aay part of M^li — jgnaMNa JOW A. M90U. V ti KK * MOOltB, .«i,t!|!^NiYf AT LAW . ,-HIH of, M» stala (Ooarta of tba Baatarn to c Tllli l«AI« KOWlItU KKt. Tha artj ntrweil mceti|tiif t)ie mem- bars Ilf ihi? Hit allotdii^ tha Superior Court fur Htlil'as' I'unMf, Birr at tha Cuurl Houte III ll.ilirai (lit ihr IS h da; ■( Vakmatjr, 187«, J..i.»|ihB. B»\ihal. r, K»q,in lie Oiuii, aid J, M. Mullcii, K q I nctiiic an Svrrelarjr UiiiMi the inartiiig lifinK called tn rdiT hy the ClmirniaH and the uliject >r it ripUiiied, Thiimat N Hill, K-q , Ohairmin nf he C'lmiiiHlea on Resiiilutliiiii), sub* iniltHi I he roll>i»i^|{; WiiRRRAS, O'ld hii in hla mtalrrious i«ditin reinitvrd fr.itn Cur iin(|j>t iiiid«r ctrciiinntiincrs of urcat pain and diH'frai Kdaard Ci> d, Kq, a beluved, mar-'il anil much ndHiired maiiibar uf ihi' Bir, Re»olot(l, Bv iho Bir of the Superior O'lurt III II ilir^x Ci'iiutjr, tfiiit to pay rr> spfCt tn hw tiit'in iry, lliu* b.iaing in Nivek subniiiai'in to nur lo4% w« )vt >'!iire 10 FXprKus in fcenln ai>iisii, nur i){h apprccutinn of Ihn dMr.ictitr ol' our l«t« brother as a man, and as u l t«> er, illiiitrnted an it hut btien thr 1114I1 hia arhnla by qiiuliii^i and aet« aihiuh (•nnnbla the >n«, ai'd euimumid tit uur riillinKiMi! the I'lher. Retulved, That in the drnth nl nur briither tho State of hiit ailnpti in h»n lat a trifd and denteil inn, tha c 'in* iniK.itY ill whivh he livi^d a us -('nl an;l valuable i:itiS'*n, and oiir pri>reaaiini u iiieiHlMT »hi> held its trusts iu purity and tiled )iyitT« upiiii ila pracvjca. ReS'tlved, That we iiiiniila nur te^iia aith thiMo Ilf his lainily, Khili* we tu- mind iham that tbu «sitiunn iiMdur arbich they bow brin|il a Iona which U not th«irs aliini-, but I l!a witti cqial •eight upnn us. we in'iurii with tlii-iii. OMd leudar them tha syiii|mtiiy uC uur Resolved, 1*hat we reipectfulfy ri‘qnc).i the Hnnmui'le tSuperior 0«urt of Hul • lux ttllaiily, nnw 111 Ki'ssinn, to nrder th;it the iiiiiiuti'a o&thi( mcKiiag ai'd « c>p> uf these lesnlutiniia bi> spiead Upun Us recrda. Rwjlevd. Thtit the Secretary of t'.is meetinii be dirrutrd !•' Iruimniit to the family of l ur deceasicd bmiher a copv ut these re«'Jutijiip, and that hr auusi* ifipiM, t‘i(ether with tli« iniiiuics of tin* iiicctiiif!, be published in the Bo.- MOKis News and the ' K>ileit;h Dally Newa”—(iniiera. Thomas EIii.i,, 1 John A Mouug, ) W H Day. V Com. John 5atlinq, ) hPIISK WlinAKKIi. J After reading siid rrsoluti nia, re marks in rusprct 11 the nimn iry ol' the dtteasi’d 1^1 re madk by Mmrt .Themis N Hill, J. M. M'llleii, W. II. Kiivheii, W H Diy. W. VV. I'eeUlw, R bm O Burton, Jr., J M Urizz ird, Hit Honi r Judge 8>:ti«uck, J>ihu A.. M i»re itiiil J, B liKchiil'ir. The reanlutians were (hen uiianimuusty ad I ted. R ibeit 0 Burton, Jr, E q., then read the I'olliiwiiig skrlc'i of iho life of the deceased, prepared by the brother—Mr. Andrew 0 inijtland— f the dece-ixcil: DIOGKAPUICAL SKETCH OF EDWAItD CONIQLANO Thrre is a void in the ranks nf our fralernity. By an awful casuulty our behivrd brother, KJwurd 0 >nl)(luiid, has been removed furevar froin the ncene of his lahorii, ainl the requi^st uf his legal' brethrau makat i( juy duty tr give a skctch of iiii life. ; The deceased was burn in the town of Cai^Aii. U itlHtjr Diue,{a!, IreUiid. in the year 1^19. His ftlber, a"priiiuin(iiit physician, niade it hia chief care tn |;ive his child'en a good eJucation. The uuthful uatorr, •« d nwa lacultlm, early de«alo|>v4, with «hieh hia y«un|«tt •>>!•, ICdward. was eagtf^d, ^ cavicd. hini,^ ao liag aa thal.wiirthy psr'aut U««d, tii' be the (iliject of bis assiduous care. Before bis eniigfatinn to this Oontlnint ’« few years alter his father’s dnath, his pru- graaa ia Greek and Latin would have qualifled him to ei.ter the S ipkimirre cl is» iu our Uiiiveralijr. FroJu bis/Tilaiit yaart ba was •« iudalatijjable reader, and, a4 th« period AO »bH)b 1 refer, hi was aci|imiAt«d with anna of tha teat wwrks uf ait'derh ihertiuti*, besides, hia kauwladge .ui hia'ttry was'ruot u»n ii in one ul hia age, \Vb«a tha 'taijrawf tha schttul. «b«re^a wa« furmtd a llaliati>>g s*4ieijr, lb>ii|gh tb^ yoyagoat among them,'liis diacawive'a^lluda and atoUk iof*finaliin, j|a*« blia an aa- cendaacy. In tba vuiHman(t| wbare a t kaaw hiiKi it waa Ihaaa tba general apiu* io", tbat • »amari(alil|il I'utUi* «a« in ■tnia for htm. Had I ^ea tn dwell Na^' ttiirei di*ui*i!s«d, a teiiied his mind in kis advunce>l years wera C' nspiuu' iia. tb iugk iu a lesa decree in his boy ho'd. Ba arrived in NeW York in the year 1381 Diring his resideace in Ihstcitv, kis edttcslina »ts m.t ne,;leuted, hut he hid nu i|i|Niil«niiy af pursuing his cl i-- kicul aiudiia Tlio a«eiil which had ntntl i f) i»iice on his future cireer, m la hia eoiinectinn wilb tha Meir’ipn|;t4 AtaoiiitliiM, ealHbtisHed in Now Y irk by young men ol vuliivatel tiste ami litei* arv atjtiravi tns for oiulual iiiiprovem nt The exeitises nf th'a societv coi.sist/d of original essays, debate*, lectures ui> variiiua aulijn;ts, and public eah biiniis O > several ■•ccaiona when ih« pu iliu was admitted, the laleiit displayed b> tlia deceased, both as a writer and a speaker, was couipliiHiinied in some of the J urii'ils A nuoibur i.f the niu n bers of thissoi'ietv have since becim- rminvnt in t»rions iirofessiona. A'U mg others, M' J J A 'dcrsi , a tjeoilenno 1^. ciuwa uuia a liamiiig, and a snc> •1% ,aii«iia ir .»lv4» Nayfc' an^e|t|«8i«a circulalioH In t'lia *a-» Mr A tnd the warm friendship rubaistrd fur Iiliir« Utaa thirtffiv* yen*. I'bcy were cioiitiiiit Corres|noidHiiis. 0.1 reiiiuving to lUf w««i Mr 0. w,« »ppoiit'd litirariau au'l secri'tary t a literary Institntiwn tn St. L luis (I^re, alalie u taiHvd bi^b re^iutatiua as a speaker. |i waa from the ccleb'ilr thus gaineil. thea,|h in I limited aphere, tbat over- tiirea aere wade lo him tn ei ter on the ktiidy nl law in this 8iate. Tbe trali» intf he bail received in Ihe socieii » mat tioneri. was considered an eicellri.t p eparation Inr Inn nsiti snccrs>', Tiie event jiistiAed this belief. Bis daKut at the liiir WHS a tiiuiupli, L ka nn'si >oun)i lawyers lie came into lueratiiu prttvttue kl.'wlt, hut he made im h.itk- aard Step, tilt liis Inletils unil indiisiri placed him in the first rank nl the profi't- Hion. This pnsitinn he rrtaiiii'd iinl- «i h.slandiuti his ir>cr>-isii>|> deafness. Tlie uioat celflnateil law cases in which he waa en|>H|{ed, were the trial ot (lov Iloldeu and the >i>hM8i«n will vase The fiist is ou rt'C inl and dm-a not re- quire S(i~ciul nienti in, of thii lattrr no report was ev*r pnO iilio.l, bi.t it wus ne- k owledjied lhal lorce ol deoioiiMtrutioi', logii'iil ai«iliit, io|>eiiuiiy, an I acttenrss in dissecting 'evidence were I'XtiibiteJ in t'le pl‘adioi! ol ,Mi' 0 Tne |ie ici^us -trjovs nf misruln and prnscritiiive U«s whiun h« mtnesH -dii hiii yo.illi h id lh« elfjct of reiKl-Ti'i • liioi iin srd'iit V'lUry of de n icatiu lib erty. Yet hrt w.is U'lns r utivH in the beat sense of the terni. N m^t held in more ahhurrtnice Ihe advnnced l>ter- alisoi, tiiut ufTects tn ren ivatu soi:i. ty by deatroyiiig me kai'eguardu of civilizt- tiiin Whilst them was n chancc f^ir pe’icn he NtiHiiii iisly ii|i|i Hi‘d sdciissii.i. Bit when the R il'io III was passml, lie t^en lhre« hiinsell' into vhtt C'ii.flii;l wii»i ull the rievnltd lesi of his iiat.irii an.l re mained ho|ie!iil, irt Riiiiu i*f reverse.", to the liitter erd. Thu noble stiiiid he made in the coil' teiitioii III luid ’6G io deleiice «f •Iiisti>.e and I i|jhi, his rta^istiiucu to vin- diitive a d opj)re.sive nieasiires, giineil l> r him the npuriival a nj re^^iiid of tiio true hearied aims of the Siat«. His conrsu wus warmly commended in elti-r • hicb he received Irniu tht> v«.i» erahle Judjje R.iffin No ma I ever ex- bibited wuru unirorm and ind imitabli! iMiergv to imnliiirata thv c.njiii 01 of the people, when ({rouud to tlie earih under C.irpei-B.ig d.iininatiuii, than Mr. Cniii)itand. All his actinn* proved lha*. in hi* whole spirit, Uf**, and chaiacter, no nmn Belonged more iutan^ely to NurtU t'jro- lioa. As a writer he was remarkably suc cessful, nad Ktnod nigh in the estijialioH of some Ilf the best ciiiics in the State ■ie'e^.ti'iu Irom his compositions, pur,, lished and in Hianusuript will, it is ho, ed, ne si.eu to the public. Exceeding fair, and bri|>hl with proinise was Ihe luorii- 10^ of bis life As yay in duuieauor, as free IVnm sud forubndi gs, as he wus in bis j iyous youth, did he appear on tbut iiioroini;, the last nn which he was to view the scei'ea of earth and breathe •Vba nir of heaven. He was ua bia way home, which ke %«d left two hours before. A walk of a few mi.iutel would hiive placed him in tiie bnamn of his faruily to whom iioth ing could beve se ued more certain than bis speedy re:urn.. What a re turn I what a greeting I —a walling over th • dead—burst of surruw fram an a ve stricken crowd—mea l oig unused to w«a| i 13, aheddiiig teara like rain. In one des'ilatiiij uiouient, ba bad been torn fnra«er from tniiie wbu were "Jdar to him ■« iiiht and life ” "The aleep ke sleeps will never be broke." Bttdvatli i>ives to those who have lean, tha privilege of revealing what they know, tu those whu base |.i*ed, Hf disclnaieg their love. Then •b; should we not Ivll to tha liviug what (bey bave loat iu tbe dead. L-.‘t us baj isi to the memory of ane wboae voice and wnrda «fsen thrilled popular asaeiHblies, but never in aJvo. cae> of a cause which be did ant be. liave, in hw aoul, tu be j ist, of oae wbu aaver detertad a friend or cuwerad ber fure an agKrest.ir—who would have vat always ready tn ramady bia errar.aud at ')'• lur bia fault. Uaaored a« tti« reiaaias uf him, who wo Id o>l have stooped to a sordid act ihia p.i»tlii.r of his early bistory 1 whuM ar MrWisad a prioiple.lo have gained the b( iw« Out lb« qMlitlei «hh:b ebsrac-. b ghMt •lavstlao, of ooe «bp f«r btirad ot lu'ieko >d and k?p>e Ik, aprinht'C'S in a> t awd hnnaety uf parpoaa dasarsts to have iiisoribed on his grasa, “The gr«nd old atme $* tleaian *' Du motion of J lu. A Muura B'i| the chalrwsa uf the C iamiitica «« resolu tions arm requested to present the pr>'- veediiiKs of (he mertiof lu the cotiri with a rvqiiest tbat tbe same be spread on the niiniitea. Thereuoon the meeii«g sdj ■iinia'I. Jos. B. HATciiBLon Cia laiao. J. M Mullkn. 8eit’.. A MAN witi MA» THimOERNESS HOWl. At hilf-pa^t elevea c’clock ye(arday lorenoiin a »pau of hair>xtarve4 korses, aitached t' a covered wagon, halted ut the curbstone on Orsliot street, aud the driver bought s>nie OAts at a feed store and pinted them before the ani. mala whilii be aad bis wife proca.ided to make a cold lunch. They had a stive 10 the waeon, aud were mntiig them, aelves and few articles uf value to sooii other ciiiae. At qooii tbreo nr four j urnrymen hUcksmiths working in a ahoi> near the wsgi'n came out and iieijan p' king fun at the ol.l woniit., who wns lha iiiily one in sight in the vehicle Sue kept her temper for a while, but wken a siiov.bsll mrutk her in the ear she culled out I •‘II you want D-> S ti ti» Come down there and nreak a few head you'd better keep this thm^ up ’ ‘VV'h.i’s D- S ito?’ Si iw IIS the msa who discovered Ibe Missssippi River I’ yelled iho men. Dh S >10 u it d 'Wii on the endhoard. Il'‘lookel to be about forty years nid, und it was pluio that ha had fight in him. He leaned un one of the whee s and chewed crsckers and looked tha criwd ill the eyas while his wife stack her head out ram irked ; ‘We don't want t.> pick a fi^ht, but we csii*t be imposed iin I* ‘Is (hat your yor.ngest child!* Gs'lad out one Ilf the j Mirneyiiieo. B • keerful I’ she replied. ‘Qe*s the man who made the wilderness howl, snd you’d b’-t'ir mo*c on I’ Seeing fiio ahead, soma oia In the huik-^round tossed un ai old tin pan, ohich came dnwn fair and sqnare on Dd S t .'s head. H« spit nut his cracker, pulled I'lT his big comforter, and the aril'e leurned out uf the wagou and suid : •Wilde rijiht I to tha crowd, huhhvl' Hff waded O le of Hie j>urne»men met hi'ii ut the cnrb-stoiie, and in ub ut >1 minute the in .n whti hid made Ihe wildernes.. honi hud crawled uiidei liis wui* n for SAfety. The woma 1 j'liiiped down nod saw him under there, and was sati^lled fiut hu wn a licked mail. IIs n ise was nuni*eJ ar.iu.sd, one eye was closing and hU apper lip was us iiio as ea Hpple.L'iirc. 'What's tho m.iiierr' she asked as she neen-d ut him between the spukes uf Ike hind wheel. ‘Licked’.’he softly suid. Soe frit that so sie explanation was ilemaniled, und turninj tu the croud S'.iid ; ‘I’d have het our hull oiitiit nn h>m, but I own up ihut he’s walloped You see, we lived up in tbe wuoda, and he. cftii-u he cleaned out a sch lol-naster we kinder thnujfht h« could atand up to anything amailer’u a hurricane, Qet into tha wagon, huShf, and let Mo rub you whh campbire I’ He crawled iu withoul a word, a'd the amvll of camphor und the teiring up of an old shirt convinced the crowd ihat the show was o-er.—Detioit Fiee l‘i ess BECQMI^TN^AIBE^iNO. To lovers of thu besutil'ul, it is raally tryint! to ubser-e h iw few woilien un- derstuiid the method of arrangini; the hair in tbe wsy m >st beunmi.ig to them. No wo.iian, should follnw a fashion which is u suite I to her simply because It is the fushi m. Li t every woman study her fa.-e before ana dresses her hair, as she studies her hand before she buys her gl vus. If she Ands her lore- iiead narrowing above the cbeek-bone, let her never fail to insert pads in her hair at tlia kide. t! it be a broad fuiehend, while her face is narrow, let her avoid tbi style rigidly, wbate«er ha the fasb- ion. If her furehead be III shspen, let her culli'Uie a ofi|ii)>e jf (|k possesses a floe brow, she should not so disguise if If her bund be slightly flat, a auro- uet of plaints, nr the hair turned over aciishiiui, sru tbe only alternativei; but 11 naturiilly too high, let her disperse elsewhere Ibe fullness of hair. And abottid the head ba perfect iu shape, let her dress her hair as plsiiilr as possible, and make a point uf showing a charm that is esceedingly rare. It would be simply waste and ruiu to pad it iatn all sorts uf ahapes. Iu wearing false ha’r, )>reat j.idgmeiit should be csercised As much sbould be used as luiiks nat* I’ral and nu in re. Great csbles nf hair, aud masses of ringlets, ara nut natural, and therefore weary tht* eye, while au> bu^flik’impuwil'apda b/ ibaa. Tha i^itf^reooe between a pig and a po'vuiiintfis ihiit aae uass a pea and the ether a f>tuf sharad bis last with th. rf ill,. , A t*nM,imdb ssid whmp a pretty girl fbo If h. dertitua-K t,,„j ^ e*el?ed the wbu. If be erred throtigb eicitemeot, iiainpol Ttesuiy, ataiivpol ^esu.iy, A child. w|ieiirasii«iil'frhy a otrtain Ire* e'ew emokeit, raplieti's ‘'Somahtidy tri.4 u|.-oa it, I wpiHHe, when it was little.** Tbs iitttiei tbs tinea, Ihe more tbe dw lilt loeiii dews io tee ineiitb. Mtt IMMI'I AUIMTN ITNV. Nfa.#lilhnb MrmaeMhr * «f Mmaeirt beiaawe ia ih« uf lllb iMIisI, was ISNgbiN| tad etrrylng bn as merry ei a girl of dtteen, rfllliig strange aAeed.ites nf her Most stranga ana Mtnaatlc earear. “(s that SI,}" said a persaa In lha dr* els iipasiadly. •Iieier heard any nae say *Is that a . f’ without thinking of So alligator story," said the liitl* woman. * II«>« any of y.iu ever Iward it!” ‘ Well, a credulous stranger was going down tin K-d river iu the snail packet that nsvlitatea that siresm The man ensconced hiiuself iu the pihit-'inuse and kept up a Conti ual volley of interroga- lives.’’ "Are there many al ijstors ia this stiesm, stranger? * "Hundreds of them; indeed, I might ay niillions of them I” • Is—that—so—atraniterr' ‘Never tnld .1 lie io my lifr, sir. One time wa wera ruui i g a tsce, and every- I hiiig was excitement Tu our surprise, tha other boat passed. ‘ Throw uver the lines,’’ said tbe captain. Tbe lines were thr iwn overboard and the tlligs- tors took the lilies, end they J mt made tracks, and they shot ahead ul the other bout snd run our boat d iwn atreuiu so fast that In Ba miautei we were out ol aight." “Is—that—so—stranger 5” "Never tuld a lie io my life. Another lima the boat struck 011 a bir. We Winked and worked, but she didn't move a peg. ‘Throw over the lines,’ said the captnin. The lines were laased into the water, and the ailiga o-s leixed them, a d orew us oit as sli k ss tba skiu un a boiled potato,'* ‘ Is—that—so—stranger?" ‘‘Never told a lie in my life. 0 le time all |ne aliigsinrs got sick aud were about to -lie. “Tnrow over the medi> cine,* said the captain. The medicine clieai was emptied into the river, and tho alligators all g it well. * “Is—that—s >—stringer?" “Never told s lie in my life. Aftsr awhile the captain got sick and died, and the alligitirs held a meeting and adopted resolutioKs and rn ilved to eear mourning for thirty days, Kich alliga tor clapped a chuok of mu4 over liis right eye, and the m“eting eilj mrneil.** ‘•la-that—so-strsngeri" “Never told a lie in my life. Read about !e irge Wus liogton and the hatchst in my infantile career.” Tne story told in Mrs. O iines's rapid dramatic miiiuer brought down tbe house. •FAC'B I AM AFRAID. ‘•Oexrife, let', uo down to old Rrrd's « liitls while " ssid D.vn Wlitta in a com (iHiiiHn one eveniuK jiKt iilter the Isinps ’A'ure lii, si I 'he >lav'a work wss done, "I've not to siB'If." replied Ueoriie. * Let Ihe siuJyiui{ ilo Usell and come on." s»irt D *n. “I can’t; I iniist aet thst lessna " -Well, liet up in Ihe mornini: un I cat i). Prsfessor J nes tsys luoraioK ia ihe iiifht lime to sluily, miywsy, «ud he uiight to know.'’ "I sm s'rsld." ssid Oeorite. A r‘>hr nl luttistiter was Ihe reply that ureeteil this fritnk conl' s«lon, (olued in hy ull Ihe b lys thai siinol nrnun'„ o\Vhiil ars aira‘d oil" inqiiiri'd Dm, as •nim as ht enuKi roininaad his t.iD){ue. Qeorue hesilHie 4. •O' his m oals,"S'leered one, “tnd hill ro •oners." ad led snnlher. “And hit m^ioiiiiy,'' suppleiuente>l a third. "Let him sprsk Ur him^elt-" susgesled Dan. ■•Whut are vmi ■truid of Oaoi|>e I" ••VVtiy —why, if we ||o there we niiuhl Slav la'e; thea I ro'itht nverslerp inynell anil nnt net up earty in Che msrninif; a-nl ihey fno'ke ami »wr»r aad drink ; and il’r not miicn nl a pisee—" "0 hire a hitlU Ku hire a hall I" was echoed on all sidei Il is not phassnt to he Isuijhs'l at and Qe OBe wk> J ist resdr to try, wtien ooe ot 'he la'gir buys slhnced the cUiner and •airl: ‘•Ooma nn boys. Wha rerts fnr mora's. or msnners, or L’randinoiheist Ciime ahead. Come. Oeorire’’ he added entresis inKly ; •‘don't be hscked duwn ; ihs Inids doa't ki.ow what they are launhinii al; yon’ve aa koo'1 ■ ri iht lo your wpioion, as anybii'tv; but enme nnoe and jndiie far yourself; if yuu duo't like it you need’t go iiai'k " I am tarty lo say Ihe haneyrd word" had thsdesireit) A rt. and tb i whnie tronp, O''ori{k and all, went rushlntf rlowa to lha liiweil little drim-shnp io all lhat com* inuriiiv with as much brava *0 as il Ibtre •ss not a nonmlence In Ihe C’owd Late ia Ihe nli(kt, or ra'her eaily in Ihe m iinin t, deoriie .lipped quietly into his heme at the back dm r, and rrefit aeise. lessly op lha bsok siairs Tn*dav a Id iNied, deursdtd, ilenaueha t, eanlrmsd 'Irunkard, wham inteinpersmre, as s stronv inso armed, has ovaraome and iak«n cap- live, will tell you, with lesrs al shsne in ^lis eye, thst he i Kiiinit etrsighl down to •lell, with no power t» tive, htcsusa la his youlh be was alraid le ssy, "I am alraid." There Is a Divine Arm able lo ssve even him, but be hu snnk *1. lew be scarcely wants In be saved, sod 'we hardly- dart hope he will. Couiaia I bnys, onnraie I Dare la do riuhi. Dire tn shon Ihe wronir. Have tbe courage to say, ■•I am ArNAlD.” Did you ever lee a young lady nndeilskc to drap a letter into Ihe poat-oAloe brg without urtwing It back aeveral tlaies lo sosn the ilireeiloas and tht gnmmina ’tiile before Anally Ittllaigr It dru|il Ai lorou as It may leem. we baee. ,^l^« •‘How m iBj Ilf you are there I" t folrt irom aa upper wiadow. al a tvrenadlag party, -Fonr." waa ihe reply. “Divide tbtt asitng y.iu," taN a voice, as a bucket af iloM lell. ’iike Ihe peptic dew iMai hssTW,**i» Ibtee bcsnib. TNEOID Mi^WNOIMIUI. One lima there w.t a gond uM wai Ilvie4 It Owfoit. Uis liaik WBs lM«t, hi> step was slaw, sa t mvn who g>ad uu«i hit >a«wy locks and wilakled het wftisneresl lo Mob athei.t "Ha ia a good «sa wb« has nut long t- live." Thv old man had lieea wtll df la bl- Uf, bu> when he Inund hlm-rll m lb thsdy s'da uMile, wi'e dead aa I h*a> liioken up, I a a'd 111 II only -on ; "H*r«, William, t«ka all i have aad tel ynur tiome lie iny home uiiil I ilit.’’ Tktaoui'oik Ihe papers—yen bet hi did I snd Ihe Isthrr was ilveo a coaey con er, a Idii chair and a Col a cab pipe. All went Wall lM a year ur a*, aail lUen the sun and the son's ails began lo make it aoeonhirt.ibla fnr the nice old msi> ill the e.iravr. They threw out hints, 'leprived him cl his e mlorit, an] ie ooid day :a winie be was (nld |hat be h.il ballet g.i in Usiilax—Nuvu Seotis. The id I man's hvart wat SMie as be weni N I iu tht «« Id In tislilt ausiu.t hea^ ( si.d ea I. aed wbie ni|ht lane le eoweie>i ia a duerway and wept like a rhilil. "Who It mtkitfl that chla-wasic up I here !" calle I a reporter, whose slept had bs n a rested hy tbe lohs, aad he weal up ihi Steps, patted Ihs old ma 1 nn the bead, sod iiy an I liy the story was told. • Uotiia down to the nation aith me,** •aid Ihe reporter, taking Ihe old msu’> arm "V> ur son is H'st onusin lu Iba mao wha pri-ferri’d bnuird tu lamli, and I'll help ynu Hi liiiii! ’ N. i muruing one »l Ike daily ptpers •ionlained ta item lo IheiA.-ct that an old Kenileinan named CIMi1hvait bad heee liiun I wandering Ihe slritlt at aight, tnd • hat alien lakeA lo lha slatUa flO.UtO worth ol United States bobdt wert lound on him. The ol 1 m-in read It over three litB't, (Upped bit leg at ha taw tba poial •nd a beautilul smile covered his lace and (Il'Mlied up through his hiir. Ia sbaei an hour his sou Wihsm ruihcd iato Ihe na* lion and oilled out; "Father, dear laiber. eama bona! All ol Ul weie crying all night lo g aad my wile it I log ia a cumalune ttsie on ynui iiccount I ’ The a d mtn went home with h*m wlak- inu al the lamp pui's ard smiling si be tuinrd Ike cwrnen Bt hsd all his com- Ions bank, >nd ib: son houiht him a Lo.i>y pipt and t pair tf bois net bnots that veiy day. Well, ss Hue went on the snn vtnlured 10 suugcsl lhal the bonds bad belief he lurneOnvertn him, and every lima be said 'bonds' Ibe o|il man would smile anl turn Ibe suhjiict tn paieut milk cans ar the ne'essitv uf riiunteitellers taking more pains with their lea:! aickle. The other lay the lather went la be>1 to die, and hr smiled oliener ihen befo e as hi lay wall- tnu lor Ihe summ.int. The son siid his heart was breahlag tnd Ihso wrat Ibri'n.'b Ihe nl>l uiau's eliithes to flnd Ihe bonds. He iti'lu'i Und any. lie sesrcheil the hsrn ih I Ihe gsnet aud Hie cell.r, and HosMy when he saw ih>t death wss very mat he leaned ave.' Ihe hcd and whi.perrd : • Kitlier, do you know me f" •■Oh, V...-I know you like a beok,'* repliud ihe dying man. ••And, father, don't yon >ta that this lliin./ is sloKist killing mef" “Yes, William, I Nt il." “Aui. father ••those—those—bnnds, yea know. I sopp'ise ynu want them esed t» )iarctit«s y u a monument t" •'Uorrect, William,” whispered Ihe lather, winkiog a ghtsiiy wink, and ta Ihut ssme ol.l smile covered his fsoe dealb came tn lk» mm tn a aetter h>'me. When evenlnit tell and the snn aa I tbe o n'-i wi'e were «l d'y searching the ttraw bed lo gui their haniii on tbni-a hendt, a nporler stood under ibe gas lamp scrnts the siieet, and with his thumb ua bis aais he .Weetly Cdled cui : '•Sold stfain and got Ike Iin—next Alial sna |ieo Inrward I’’ - Dttiaii Fret Pr tt DIDN'T KNOW HE WAriOADED. T'iU will please observe.” s>id nil Mr. fjainliwi'll, as he le i ns through his rcheol Ihe oth'-r day, “iha' the b»ts are nquired 10 displsy the utmost alteniion to qmetne.i a'ld di-cip'ine, and In sbart lima bteanic divi'Sled ul Ihst m>'st ananying disposition lo lease esch othei; In sloirt, they toon elite dnwn into the gravity nl ma'nre years, under the whole tome lystem I b .Vs Introduced, We at this moment arrived In frnat tf svcral hoys who wert sitnding arcund a hiieket nl witer, and eat had Just ohtrg d his mouth aiih Ihe co’itenis III a tin co eh'le ttii: old gentleman wa> Hooping to ecnver his pen fram Ihe A >nr, when another passing along behind snapped his Ottfer q'lictoly lieneaib the drinker’t ea>. nd caused him by a sudden sta t tn ijtil the c.snttnis ol bit moaih over Ihe peda gogue's bahl pale, Siaiting upright, mb his hair aad laca drlppiug.the master Said •‘Who (liu that I" The paity uaacinously erltd oat; “Jim Qun. sir." e Jim Oun, you raieal, whit did yon du that lor I” Jim. appalled at Iht miichtel ha had lone, muttereil nut ihtt It wat oat bit •an't, but Ihtt Turn Owtaa bid latpped him. This changed tht dirtctlan of aid t^ambwelt'e wraih. and thakiag hit eaae portentously over Owent' betds, be aiked: “Did you map Oun t" Tha culprit, irentbllag with fear, mnr murad. ‘ Yes. sir i I taajii Oaa. but I tildbl know be was l.iaded.” MAiifNilffinBirfs A Itle ««lhor very iraiblally says, *^Oald eanaul bay happiaewi, aad lha pa^ts wb« compel their daoibl^t ta manyir' tialiaa ar mnaey ewmmit k grievass ’ egkinat humtalty and God, And a warn wb^marriettchkrl for Ills wealth 1 And mat lb- kts made a ttrrlMe hnrgoli thst all tha glitteiingt al a graadeuri ara pbMpbateteeal giitl ii'Ksnl betN.wratcbednaitt that her «HI ba whe gilded miterjr, and her «|4 will bt llkt t crag on the Maek side datart maaaialp, wbere pold mow t»meilmes ■litter, bat no Wfda j' wlldttormt bowl mA MMWa 'war.tnd thrawib tbe ska sbAll be btaid tiM eiem •Nil Ood, sayiag 'Yaur nebie. yonrgarmeaia ara and eitear alia ibeaabal|.to ADYISri Tra nM e*il# lUlwliiij »w devnHmrn ewy wiSI I lalaNra llesa imM ^ la. BmilAv*«J||MM». Ml# i aaaAtint batlMaati tn boeb pleaennt Wattta D B. B I O O BALTUf(»K, .||]V OB.J. R. BIOOBO, Mt *17 bolow Howard, baa davwt^ l%6t* «r bia oataoalva piWMM edpeeWMy f srsa^XT-TiPSBpr OUaaaaa af Iba Mean aiA liaagbt oua Pleeiites of Iba Blo^ IT andMklnj Dlapapala, awMtnX DiaMne nftbe OrhMwy OraiMWi _ feoejvaOtaekargee, Karvnwt aM Dabiliiy. " rouM0 Mtar, vlatlma •* abneawid aseiwe, lude. Palpitation ol tba UaaH. tha Kapa. Nervonanana, BIwaking liy. WeaktveaanrtbwBaaN and U dleeatlon. kbonld apply bafore 111 Iato, and rwainra vlirr In tliair baiML minds, ere they aotall mharjr aa^l upr>n thnae n| tbair ppoterllw. Private Dleeeaaa raaantljr nnred In three dtTa. ■stcnvy end I diaebarged. Cbrnnlo Qonorrbaa ar Olaat In Ava« r a Ineal epplleallon. rataaM al a »anw by givlna a.nnptoato, Heyi^ Ml4 madlelntt aaal b; mail nr aapiaea. A oure «uerntaad In all —i~i Write ay mptoma dlranted, DR. aptll-o -«ti«aia,«m J^OOKT UOCNT tilLU, ROOKY UOUMT. M. Q. Jannaty lei, IWt, We are ^mw prc|Hwed. to faniih lh« trade with •UBBTIKOA. rtow Win mi COTTON.I YAlllft. all nf the beat quality aad at low priee^ Oar terms itrictiy net aasb. tO AdJr«> 'an N a •ATTUAtm, ■aakr Ma«n(.>ir. H J^AMOOIsPK A 00., GENERAL VORWABOIXt OMBIBBUNI ■! tUllNW? Prompt aManMen glvaa t> alt mania, Uboral Caak AdtnnaM an « algnmanii, LOMDSR A aPIOIAtlYYs RnMMminaai W. S. anU^Jk ami. Ian, HallNw. >. O. - .... j^BTALLIO Peraona eanalwava I tun aiHPMianir Very |«o Weldon, deliver

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