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PITTSBORO CHATHAM CO., N. C, FEBRUARY 23, 1882.
Vnr larger wtrnttiaenwau It bnl enutneta will
Pari ins 11 do Iiaiey,
Scarcely three years nlil;
Eyes like dancing sunbeam,
Hair of ruddy (old.
Glittering in the aiinnhiQc,
Bombrc ii) the shade,
Full of lights and shadows,
T.ikc the little maid.
M km friiiRo low liancing
- A I mo. t to her oyi it;
W'f don't euro if I'aisv
1'inmi't look so
Wmdnm coint a with sorrow,
Watered oft null tuns;
bet the nimh m huger.
Darling, many years.
Thy sweet ringiti); laughter.
Free from cat" anl pain,
Fr mm aim a knowledge
That wise boo , coiiUlu.
I.KiiKI , little maiden,
Chatter niili tho brook ;
Frolic ni.li Hit mhIm-auih;
Ni vit imiiil the books.
Now and then a teardrop,
Quickly died an ay;
Dairy is too liappy
For tlic team to ty.
Flaying in tho gaidcn
Tun nli tlm m. liny hours,
All Iht pretty seen Ik
Whispering Ui the llowers;
All about the ro'iin,
Willi tli" scii.lc! breast,
Why ho iiii.'i ho mi otiv,
Win ro hi' hides lii ii'l;
How ti.e pretty (.-low-worm
Shone 111 tiny light,
"ho thv little birdie
Wnu't be 'I'raid at night."
Telling of the mea low
Whore the daisies grow:
' Dace I was a daisy
Juat like tliem, you know;
But I couldn't play much,
'Cauae I had no feet.
Till ono dav mamma picked me,
'Clime I wan bo ewoot."
Amusing Story of a Teacher.
At the ago cf tixfecn, before we liail
our "ronndabonls," we con'rueted to
"keep school"' in i drift No. 5, for
twelve dollars per mouth and "hoard
ing ronLd." We knew very well the
little red schoolhouse, standing at the
exact center of tho district, on the
boriIet8 of a mighty swamp, the farm
houses scattered about tho hill , ami we
uleo knew tho nuisance of that particu
lar Nchool, a Bqnad of half a dozen rou.ti
fellows who hail energed into ''tail
coats," and who wonld hardly relish the
riisciplino of a hoy pedagoguo i i a
After th fust flush of elation at onr
flection, the reflection came back, liko
a rctnrn wave of ico water, that, i 1 all
human probability, ere onr seventeenth
birthday sloul I dawn, wo should be
feen vanishing, head foremost, out of
tho school lionse window into a big
(now drift, propelled by class No, 1 of
In our anii"ty we applied to Annt
Anna, the general oracle of the house
hold. Annt Anna was a stalwart maidon
of sixty summers, gigantio in propor
tions, but every inch a lady in her dear
old heart. She had nursed half the
children in town through tho meat-lea,
mumps and chfcken pox, and was tho
mainstay in all family emergencies.
There were sly rumors that the occa
i na attack of "fidgets," which over
came the good old lady at night, had
some relation to a mysterious black
bottle which sho always carried in her
work-bag; but Aunt Anna, plus the
fidgets, was worth a regiment of ordi
nary feniinines for the home-mado uses
of conntiy life.
"Well, now, you are really cninR to
keep sohool in district No. 5," said
Annt Anna, smoothing down her big
rheoked apron, and raising her specta
cles for a good long look atthe incipient
pedagogue seated at the opposite
cornel of the fire place.
''Yes, Aunt Anna, I have proaiised to
keep that school, but, between yon and
roe, 1 am dreadfully afraid to tackle
that rowd of boys. You know what a
rough et they are, and one of them has
already given out that there will be no
board wanted in district No. 5 afUr the
"That's serious matter. Now let's
see if we can't think of romething to
help you. Now you see that I don't
know anything about book-larnin. No
doubt you can cipher that back seat of
boys into the middle of noxt week. But
they can fling you over the roof of the
schoolbouse in a jiffy, if they have a
mind to. I know every family in the
district. I've nussed in every house,
and takon the measure of every young
ster that will come to that school.
There's one thing in your favor. There'll
be ten great gals in school, and most of
'em are good girls, too. Now some are
a head taller than yon, and two or three
of 'em are right handsome, too. They
can twist that crowd of groat, bashful
boys round tbtir little finger, if they
want to. Now mind what I tell yon;
do yon go right to work and gain the
affections of them ten great gala, and
they'll manage the boys while you keep
That sounded well; and, armed with
this panacea against rebellion, we
opened school the Monday after Thanks
giving. It was a rough-looking set up
on the bigb seats that row of villain-
J rus-lookir.g fellow i, any f them big
j rnougii to throw tuc over in'o tho lug
; Mvnmp with niie hand !
Happily our first hoarding-place was
the homo of two of tho "great gals."
X'fviT i?i.l w "lay ourselves out'' to gaia
I tho good graces of the lovely sr-x ad dur-
ing that I'rst week of boarding round,
j We rode en tlm front rf the sled with
I the fullest girl; wo played checkers with
tho k cond; gi t :ill snarled np in a "cat's
crudle" uitli t;;o ptc tty visiting cousins;
J and put iu wm1 of explanation for tho
' hnrd Hiitns of ull, ia tho l'ug evening
I at ! 'Hie.
Tin first ei ids i-amo tit the begin
ing of tho Mvo'.ul wool-, when a big
lout '"saiuvii" tlio tiow twIioohnasU-r.
8umphow, it cntslinl us, uud for a
minute tho Ft'hrmlrooM swam round,
and tho iiloa of .m iiing our fur cap and
inalijg for homo lliu-d iutosh onr vis
ion. Just then tho pattci of a light
footstep H heard down the long slope
of the niriow uinn loading up to tho
seut of tho ' ten great guln." Tho
tallest pliiled down, ohtensibt-ly to usk
the eijil. mutioii of hnrd sum, but, us
we leaned over tho slu'o, with a dim
ness iu tho eyes, we beard a whispor
iu or.r rat::.
"Don't he eat d'.wn, wo girls will
hIiuuw that eeu of hoy, ii:t good mau-
Lers before another week n(,es by "
A lip lit. hrtilo iu; we wer3 gaining
the utl'eelioui f f tho "tou great gul.-."
So things drifted for six weeks,
when dawned the judgement day.
We had gone to board with a good,
mother'y woman, who loved us as her
own son. A big fire in the parlor
greeted our arrival, and a supper tit
for the parson himself. After tea onr
hestess oppeared in her bet black
silk, in her hand a mighty oak "ruler,"
and sat down before us with the are
of a Minerva, saying,
"Now matters havo como to a point
in your sohool ; you havo been trying
to govern that crowd of rnscilly boys
ly hvr, hut that has come to an end.
Tomotroir they'll try to put you out.
Take this ruler, and don't como homo
to-morrow night unless you have used
it up over tho head and shoulders of
There was no appeal from that. A
greater than the whole class of "great
gali" had spoken, and we folt in our
souls that fatn was standing at tho
school -house door.
Were wo endowed with the epic rage
of a ITomcr or a Pope, wo might possi
bly depict tho f ernes of the following
lay. How the ugliest loafer, in u frock
co-it, l icked in the door at recess ; how,
when the trembling young master aked,
Who did that?'1 the big boor lifted his
thumb to his nose, and executed that
significant gyration with the little
finger which would make a savage of
St. John himself ; how, fired with the
OMirae of despair, and a vision of our
farmhouie Minerva, wo seized the big
oak rnler, rushed up the inclined plane,
upsetting several small children on the
way, plunged at the throat of the inso
lent scoundrel, tore off the collar of his
frock-coat, snaked him down the area
before the fire place, and beat him over
the head and shoulders till he roared
for mercy ; how, at intervals, he cast a
glance up at his accomplices, and took
in the situation the "ten great gals"
had spiked the guns of all but this
wretch, who slunk and begged under
our hands ; how wo wound up with an
eloquent address, and gave the whipped
ruffian Iii-i hat, with instructions to go
home ; how his sensible father took off
whit remained of his dilapidated frock-
coat, and trounced him till he yelled
again, and sent him to school the fol
lowing day with a compliment to the
plucky young master all this might b
sung in heroic verse.
But, if the truth were known, it was
not we, bnt the "ten great gals," that
did the business. They had so demor
alized the attacking columns by the
magic of their charms, that only one
had tho heart to defy the little master,
and he dared not lift his hand when the
day of battle came. And from that day
we crowned dear old Aurt Anna
prophetess of love.
Gain the affections of tho "ten great
gals" in your schoolroom, and "all
things shall work together for good."
A Missing Bridegroom.
Many guests met at the Threekeld
mansion, in Kinsas city, to witness the
marriage of Theodore Medeker to Miss
Dora Threekeld. At the hour appointed
the bridegroom was missing. Search
was made high and low. The guest
who seemed to enjoy the trouble was
Charles E. Smiley, who thoroughly
earned his beaming name upon that oc
casion. It furthermore appears that
tho bride was not at all fretted by
Medsker's absence, for the reason that
the match was of her mother's making
and against her own desire. In the
interval between the departure and re
turn of those who had gone to find the
groom Smiley got in his argument and
his work. The drawback waa the license,
but that difficulty was surmounted by
the legal blotting out of Medsker's and
the insertion of Smiley'a name. So it
happened that Miss Threekeld became
Mrs. Smiley and that, after all, the
company took the oake.
FAfM,(ai(IIK AMI IIOI SEHOLI). !
Citornr Ei 8 Cakk. Half a pound of
ground rice, four rpg and enough 'oaf
bugar to bweetcn; beat tho whole to'
getUer for twenty minutes, bako in a
Lknttl ib'oi r. Mix a tablespoonftil of
lentil flour and a tenspooufiil of corn
flour with a little n.ilk till us thick as
cream. Boil three-qnartnrs of a pin, of
milk sweetened a little aud 11a voted to
tastt ; pour this slowly on the fl inr and
milk, stirting mranuli e. licit alto
gether for ten minutes, still wtirrinpr,
Add a whipped rgg. Thi is a most
nourishing albuminous food ar.d a go-d
substitute for beef tea.
Toffee. Put one pound of powdered
loaf sueor with a teacupftil of water into
a brass pun. When tho migar ii dis
solved add a qnatter of a pound of but
ter beaten to u cream; keep stirrit.g the
mixture over a lire, until it se-tf, when a
little it poured onto a buttered dish;
just before the toffee is dono add six
drops of essence of lemon. Butler a
dish or tin, jiour on it tho mixture and
when cool it will easily tcpaiate from
tho lii h.
N. firiflin, at the j'mira Farmers'
Club, said : "There is no tubstitute
for clover, so fur at I know nothing to
take its place. It is bettor in its effect
on land than uny other foiage plant. It
is said that a good crop of clover say
such a crop as will yield two tous of
cured hay from an acre will leave an
equal weight of rcotn for the soil. That
ia like a coat of manure. I am sorry to
hear that clover is falling into disrepute,
for its renovating power is greater than
that of any other plant. Lately clover
does better than in a few years past, so
I hopo we shall soon, have till the old
measure of success. Many years ago the
farms in Dutches conuty used to give
largo crops of timothy and thof were
taken away aud sold. Thoso farms arc
now exhausted ruined because tho
crops were taken off. But clovor is
never all tnken off when tho roots nre
left. Forty-five years ago a great deal
of timothy was raised in Tompkins
county and the land that produced it
ran down und sr its production and the
ccenpants had to tnrn their attention to
clover. At first it was diflicnlt to get
it established, but littio by Iittlo uinler
its influence tho lands grew better.
Farmers had to ditch their lands as the
first condition, then they used plaster,
rind at lost got full crops of clover and
better crops of grain, for their lands
improved through clover. Hungarian
grass has been tried, but, like timothy,
when the, crop is taken eff nothing is
left and the soil becomes poor. The
best crop is that which leaves most to
the soil, and that is what clover does.
I hope it will not lose its place in our
farming, for there is no other plant so
beneficial in its effect."
Carroll a Food for Cattle.
In Europe the carrot if grown to a
great extent for feeding to cattlo in the
winter months. Boots of some kind are
fed the winter through to tie cows. An
Iowa raiser of Jersey cows soys he i
accustomed to feed carrots, of wliioh he
usually raises 600 bushels per acre.
Carrots increase the flow of milk and
improve the appearance and quality of
butter. Beets are preferablo to carrots
for increasing the flow of milk ; the
milk, however, which is produced, from
beets it not as good for butter. The
breeder mentioned above has found it
difficult to raise his calves on clear
Jersey milk, and advises the feeding of
that which has been skimmed.
Pigs, says a writer, will not always
eat, and never can be fattened upon raw
potatoes, while), if they are boiled, noxt
to boiled peas, perhaps, will bring them
to the greatest weight they are capable
of attaining, and to greate perfection
tnan anything else that may be continu
ously used with safety, admitting that
three to four week's feeding upon corn,
oats or barley, is necessary to make the
pork firm and impart flavor. It is tte
experience of very successful pork raisers
that one bushel of corn meal mixed
with four bushels of boiled potatoes
gives a very satisfactory feed for
A Shrewd I'edler.
Sharp dealing is confined to neither
place nor people. In a small German
town an inn-keeper, to get rid of a
book-peddler's importunities, bought
an almanac from him and, putting it in
his pocket, left the inn, his wife just
then ooming in to take his place. The
woman was then persuaded to buy an
almanac, not knowing that her husband
had one already. The husband shortly
returning and disoovoring the trick,
sent his porter to the railway station
after the peddler, with a message that
he wished to see the latter ou important
business. "Oh, yes," said the peddler'
"I know, he wants one of my almanacs,
but I really can't miss my train for that.
Yon can give me a quarter and tako the
almanac to him." The porter paid the
money and carried the third almanac
to the inn-keeper. Imagine the sensa
tions of the victim !
I'Olt THE FA I It SEX.
Thr SVnr fit tVomrn.
At i'loosH.nt liiitge, a little hamlet
net far i'rom Cincinnati, a short timo ago,
a man wns taken sick with small pox
and, before f he nntnro of the disease
was known, communicated it to a friend
who nursed him. Tho physician of the
place did his duty, bnt there jtbs no
public provision for cases of tho Hud,
no nurses coo Id ha got, and the two
men layalono- in tho house in a deplor
able state. J a tlii i situation of affairs
ixo women, wires of farmers living in
the vieiiii'.y, left their homes, went to
tho dreaded hne, and took entire
charge of tho patients. Whey are both
over fifty years of age, are named Mrs.
Lwgilon aul Mrs. Crossley, and are
sutlii i 'ntly ti escribed by ono cf their
in i ,'hboi H who says that "they are good
women who i it th' sick." A third
woman, a Mrs. Dnnroth, i listed upon
shatijg the work for on day iu spite of
ull proto t., and, as slio unluckily took
tho disease, Mrs. Langdon and Mrs.
Crossley Im l a third pati int on their
hands. Mrn. Dunreth di id, and the
othtr women, petting the sexton to dig
a giue, buried her with their own
hands ia tho Light. Tho two men re
covered, and tho two women who delib
erately risked their lives and cared for
the loiitlnocu sickrooms day after
lay that tho sufferers might have
humnn care and tho community bo safe,
Citcui'.lo dotted tulle is used for ball
Levantine satins are superceding
Now floral garniture is mado wholly
Chenille ruches aro stylish trimmings
India foulards aro imported for ladies
Young ladies use tulle ruches in pref
erence to lace.
A border of nmr.ibout plumage trims
Virgin gold is a palo ehado that is to
replnco old gold.
White, gauzA, brocaded with gold is
tifol for ball dresses.
Diamond aro set ia a row around
the finger in guard rings.
Genoa piint law is worn plain on
tho fab.-ij without fullnnis.
Mother of pearl satiu is tho novelty
for wedding drosses.
Appliques of velvet or plush on satin
nre seen on opera cloaks.
If you are fortunate in possessing
beauty, my dear girl, be thankful for
the gift, but do not over-rate it. The
girl who expects to win her way by her
beauty and to be admired and accepted
simply because she is a lady, has the
wrong idea. She must secure a lovable
character if she wishes to be loved, and
my advice to you all is to lay the foun
dation of a permanent influence. To
win and hold admiration you must cul
tivate the gifts that nature has bestowed
upon you. If you have a talent for
music, develop it ; learn t J sing some
choice songH and to perform upon some
instrument, for many are charmed more
by musio than by handsome featnres.
Parsuo the same course with regard to
painting, drawing and designing, and,
if you have the power to obtain useful
knowledgo in any direction, do it. I
havo heard young meu in speaking of
thoir ludy acquaintances, "Oh I they
look well, bnt they don't know any
thing." There is no necessity for such
a stato of things ; books are cheap and
accessible. If you labor ull day iu
shop or store still at odd intervals yon
can gather up an education and contend
with no greater i:irloulties than did
Clay, Fillmore, Webster, aud others of
onr greatest men. If you go through
life like a flitting butterfly, how will
you bo spoken of by-and-by ? I own it
is nice to eat, drink and be merry, and
be courted and fluttered by all your
friends ; bnt how much better to cul
tivate character, seuso, and true woman
Spoiled the romance.
A romantics story is told of a young
Califoriiii lady reported engaged to
Lientonunt Danenhower, whose boat,
with five men from .the Jeannette, was
reported at Yakutsk, Siberia. She was,
according to the story, bitterly opposed
to his going on the expedition, but
huwng been ordered by his country to
go tc almost certain death, "his honor
wonld not permit him to break his
word, even for the being he worshiped."
She fainted on parting with him, and
has spent most raelaucholy years pining
during his absence, and changing so
within that time, that she now looks
liko a woman of thirty, instead of a
girl of nineteen. Such is the story. It
is somewhat weakened by the fact that
the officers on the Jeannette were not
ordered to go, bnt were all volunteers ;
and by the understood fact that one of
the o dicers went, not against the pro
test of a loving maiden, but to seek in
the icy aretio regions surcease of sor
row caused by his having been refused
by "the boing ho worshiped."
Th l.orksmlliN Cliniice.
Fat Lyon, the great locksmit'i of his
day, was often sent for by presidents
of banks and other great people, and
he rather liked tho idea of keeping the
great peoplo waiting. So one morning
Pat said he would como as soon as he
had done his breakfast, which happened
to be a great deal later than usual
this particular morning.
Pretty soon came tho second messen
ger for Pat from the bank president, and
bo Pat started off with messenger nnmber
two. When ht reached the bank he
found tho president, and cashier, and
clerks, ull in a frot and fnme. They
conldn't open the safe to got tho money
out for the business of the day ; some
thing or other was the matter with the
lock. They wero in a deal of a stew,
and hailed Put on his arrival with
delight, for now they cot.ld open the
Pat was bald-headed, and hud a habit
cf ribbing his hands on his ptite, tLtts
reully rubbing his hair away. Ho wore
spectacles as a general thin?, but when
he was particularly desirous of looking
at anything, or wts particularly excited,
he took his spectacles off his eyes and
fixed them ou his forehead.
He now rubbed his ban Is over his
head a minnte, put his epectuclos over
his forehead, looked at tho lock a Iiulf
minute, worked at it with his tools a
minute or two, and tho lock was fixed
all right and the safe was ready to
Thepresident was delighted, and bo
was the cashior. They shook hands
with Tat, who received thoir saluta
tions with a good. deal of style.
"And now, Mr. Lyon," asked the
president, "what is your charge?"
Put pnt his spectnclos a little higher,
just a little, aud said :
"One hundred dollars."
"What! Ono hundred dollars for
less thau three minutes work, Mr.
Lyon? Why thta is outrageous," said
"It is extortion," said the cashier.
"All right," said Pat Lyon, rubbiDg
his handover his head, and then putting
his spectacles a little higher over his fore
headjust a little. "You won't give
me my money I won't givo you my
work. And I'll leave things as I fonnd
thorn. Hero ho took hold of the lock,
and cireusing w ith it, got it out of genr,
as it was at first, and so left tho eufo in
precisely the samo unopenable condi
tion as be found it. Then he started to
But the president and cashier, ap
preciating the situation, seeing what a
fix they were in, begged Pat to let up
on them, and fix the lock so they could
open the safe.
Pat complied with their request, but
till kept his hand on the safe. It was
all read to open, but wasn't yet
"Now, be reasonable in your charges ;
do, Mr . Lj" faid the bank presi
dent. "Two hundred dollars," said Put,
rubbing bis head and raising his spec
tacles once more.
"Why, this is downright robbery,"
cried the president.
"Might as well break into the safe,
as open it at that rate," remarked tho
"All right," said Pat, circassing with
the lock rapidly, before anybody could !
prevent him, and then hanging the safe
door too, leaving it for the third time
By this time the president had his
mad np. He ordered Pat out of his
office, and sent for a rival blacksmith.
He came quick enough, and worked and
fussed long and hard enough, but ho
didn't fix the lock, and be couldn't open
the safe. And it got to be nearly 10
o'clock, and no money available yet.
In despair the third messenger was
dispatched after Put Lyon, who carao
back with a lot of extra dignity.
"Open that at yonr own terms, Mr.
Patrick Lyon," said the President.
Put rubbed his head, put his spec
tacles way up on his forehead, end
opened the safe.
"Now your terms," said the President.
"Three hundred dollars," suid Pat.
The cashier protested, bnt the Presi
dent paid the money. "Why he will
ask for $100 next time," remaiked tho
President to the cashier.
"Excuse me," said Pat with dignity,
"bnt my terms next time will be $500."
"Yon see," said the President to tho
cashier, as he gave him the check.
And Pat rubbed his bead, and took
his chock withont a word, no was
master of the situation, and ho knew it.
Knew Ills Man.
A young man was ridicnling the
story of David and Goliath, asserting
that it was impossible for a small boy
to throw a stone with force enough to
break the skull of a giant. He appealed
to a Quaker in confirmation of his
theory. "Well," said the man of
broadbrim prejudices, "it all depends.
If the giant's head was as soft as thine
appears to be, it could be done easily.
The Indian pythoness sits upon her
eggs as caret nil j as do birds. The eggs,
about twenty in number, are completely
covered by her ooils.
FACTS TOU THE CIRIOIS.
Motions ia writing, indrawing.and all
mechanical lub'ir, are from right to left
in inferior races, and the opnosito in
more highly civilized ones.
Gray bodies properly selected aa to
highlh of tone, when contiguous to
colored bodies, exhibit the phenomena
of contrast ol color mcro strikingly
than either black or white Bubatances
It is a peculiarity of tho ostrich that
father and mother tuke it in turn to sit
on tho eggs, and when the ostrich takes
his femab companions out for tht ir
evening promeuado in the desert, one
of them always remains by the nest.
Atouetime a bear and a bull, chained
together, rolled in a fierce contest along
tho sand of the Roman arena;at another
criminals dros.ied in the skins of wild
beasts were thrown to bulls, who were
maddened by red-hot irous.
Tho lutgfst flag-stone ever cut was
laid in Chicago before the fire. It meas
nred lfi.i J5 ft of. and was twelve inches
thick. One almcNt us lurge has lutely
been quarried in Wuterville, for which
$5(100 has bee-n offered in New York city.
A sin ir Jo heteromitu (monad) pivesriso
to 1,000 liko itself iu hour, about l.OitO,
000 in two hours, mid to u number
greater than the generall --!issnoied uttm
ber of human beings now living in the
world in three hours.
Gold ci ias of the United States are
made of metal consisting of 000 parts of
puro gold and 100 of alloy ; the alloy
being one part of silver uud Dine of
copper. The gold dollar contains 25.8
grains, alloy iuclnded.
The total amoirht of copper produced
by the mines of the world is estimated
at 139,000 tons, of which the Uuited
States only contributes 30,000 tons,
while Chili leadswithij.OOO tons, closely
followed by Spain, with a product of
A Judge's Charge, wtih Variations.
The following comes from Georgiu,
and its accuracy is vouched for by the
stenographer who took it dowD:
Judge was noted for the way he
got mixed in his charges to the jury.
On ono occasion a cine was tried before
Lina tho points of which may be briefly
stated thns: Smith brought suit against
Jones upon a promissory note given for
a horse. Jones's defence was failure of
consideration, ho averring that 'at the
time of the pnrohase tho horse had the
glanders, of which he died, and that
Smith knew it. Smith replied that the
horso did not havo the glanders, but
the distomper, and that Jones know it
when he bought.
The judgo charged the jury: "Gen
tlemen of the jury, pay attention to the
charge of the court. You have already
made one mis-trial of this case because
yon did not pay attention to tho charge
of the court, and I don't want yon to do
it again. I intend to mako it so clear
to yon this time that you cannot possi
bly mako any mistake. This suit is j
HVU U UVID gll-U kIl a JI1UU.113UI
horso. 1 hope you understand that.
Now, if you find that at tho time of the
sale Smith had tho glanders, and Jones
knew i, Jones cannot recover. That is
clear, gontlemen. I will state it again.
If you find that at tho time of the sale
Jones had tho distemper, and Smith
know it, then Smith cannot possibly
recover. But, gentlemen, I will state
it a third time, so tlm yon cannot pos
sibly make a mistake. If at the time of
the sale Smith had the glanders, and
Jones had tho distemper, and the horse
knew it, then neither Smith, Jones, nor
the horse, can recover. Lot the record
bo given to tho jury." llivpir'a Maga
Ziui: for Jiintttiri.
Forced Into Matrimony.
In Houstono., O., not Ion? ajo,
a company of young folks mot to enjoy
a game of whist. There was occasion
for ono of tho young women to remark
that she vould never marry a man so
like Oscar Wilde that ho should f ill to
the (esthetic depth of wearing his hair
a lu borse-tuil, Her interlocntor ban
tered tho fair Gnorgian to marry him,
and as much to his surprise as to that of
the company, sho accepted the offer.
The party of tho first, part was rather
elated than crestlnlleti, however, be
cause tho party of tho second part hap
pened to be us wise as she was witty
aud as rich in pni'Ke as she was rare in
personal attractions, t urds were aban
doned; a courier was sent with quick
heels for license, a judge was summon
ed as witness; a clergyman was hauled
from his study; and with a quickness
that almost took tho bride's breath
away, she found herself a wife. As the
betrothal took place at 10 o'clock and '
the m jrriago at 11, one hoar only was !
consumed. In this romantio way Miss
Maybelle Clark, daughter of Judge
Clark, of Amerions, was wedded to
nenry L. Sundlin, a worthy and well-to-do
merchant of Houston County.
General Bmllong A. Morton, alii s
Thomas A. Marvin, tho celebrated
swindler and bigamist, has earned a
term oi solitary confinement by an at
tempt to break oul of the Virginia penitentiary.
When I wa a boy I'm an old one now,
BcitiR close upon forty-nine
A mnioVn, whos; tiri-t lovo proved false to
Tell iiitu a rapid decline.
IS'it a modern mine at such weakness tmtlea,
And a.lopln a simpler plan
If a Ki'P occurs in licr foremost files,
T:s filled by a rear-rank man.
This will clearly show the advantage, yon know,
Of havini; at Irani "two striuga to your bow."
Tlri tar had I pcril.hled aduwn the page,
When Ylnlri-I, my youngest of three.
Sai I, ' Wi 11, tli' ii, I miiet l.o behind the age,
For oil" would 1 e atuplr for ine:
If worthy of love, he'd bo welcome to all,
If worthless, h'-.'d niin lyget none:
Ami if with that 'worthy' in lovo I fall,
I'.v him I'll be noind uud won.
In such ense a sccmid'n h- ;, ami eo
I can't see the me; of 'i wo B'niii.'i t . your how.'
My lde.t, a fairy of ewn-t nineteen,
' I iliff.-r from both of joit. Ye !
'I'lie w.ir U yo.i h iv.-.j iotiid I take lo miaii
The iiitlueiii'.' women possess.
The fi rut cor l is silken; its ib licato tuucl'
All true lovers bail n superb,
Tli" id's a cbecc-sirjig, when urgoucyVl
V the snaffle, must yield to the curb.
Tin n you would KiiiJi' I. mi tho way h" nluuld
fal.e care and have thr-e 'two strings to your
HEMS OF IN I F.nEHT.
The new Wilmirg i n (Del ) city 1 an
of $ii ),00i), bearing four und n half per
cent, interest, has been placed mostly
with Philadelphia parties ut rates rang
ing ftoui par to 101 J .
Feniuis wera mou of Irish birth, o
immediuto dis.'eiit, who organized a
secret society in tho United States and
in Ireland iu 1S77, with the professed
object of establishing a republic in Ire
laud. A 700 diamond pin, belonging to a
Piovidenco young man, was recently
1 jst, nud after several days found in tha
gizzard of a hen, after it was killed on
suspicion that it hud gobbled up the
Mr. Scoville, in behalf of the relatives
of Guitean, the assassin, has accepted
tho offer of a Philadelphia firm to freeze
and exhibit the body of the assassin
after he is hanged, half the profit! of
tho enterprise to go to tlie relatives.
When Cornwullis gave up his sword
at Yorktown, and asked of tho American
Commander in-Cuief a conference with
the French Admiral, Washington did
not exactly swear. Turringnpon him
with a look of scorn, not unmixed with
scorn, he siid, "Go to Grasse."
Biblicil student: Of eourso Ruth
wanted a beau, but no one has ever been
able to determine why sho r )-oso such a
Bonz she did.
It is soi 1 that iu Calcutta a young
lady will rise at an afternoon visit and
far, "Excuse me, but I must go homo
for my 5 o'clock fever.
We are sometimes so impressed by a
fellow-mau's estimate of his importanco
that wo tremble at the mero suggestion
of what might have been if the Lord had
forgotten to make him. R'.nte Sitirwl.
Miss M:iry Swain, who sned tho Con
tinen'al Passenger Railway Company,
of Philadelphia, lor damages, for inju
ries sustained by her through fulling
while riding in a car in which, owing to
tho crowd, she was obliged to staud, re
ceived a verdict for 812,000.
A father with marriageable daughter",
liko a maideu with sensitive skin, often
dteads the winter, becauso it brings so
mauy chaps on his hands, Flshtr. in
Toledo Amn-imn, But, Brother Fisher,
yon knowthat having daughters on your
hands is worse than having chaps and
that chaps will take off tho daughters?
Not long sitico Gilhooley wont to ex
amine a honso on Austin avenue with a
view to routing it. He objected to a
disagreeable smell that was very per
ceptible,. "Ah," suid the landlord,
"I'll have to charge you extra for that
smell. Tho mosquitoes can't live iu it.
Yon will havo pav extra for that advau
tace." Hie Fox find the Wolf.
A Fox who was making a journey
across the country to seo his Grand
mother ones more before sho Died dis
covered it Wolf burying something
beside the Highway. Ho slipped into
a fence-corner and waited until tho
Wolf had passed on, and then crept,
femvard and unearthed the Object,
whih proved to be a dead chicken.
"Ah, ha I" chuckled Reynard, "this
comes from Keeping one's Eyes open as
one travels. Tho Hare would not have
seen the Wolf at all, and tho
Opposum would not have had tho
Patience to wait foi him to
move on. It's a Big Joke on the Wolf,
and here goes for a squuro meal,"
The Foot devoured his dinner with
much smacking of lips, but had scarcely
finished when terrible pains began to
rack his frame and ho fell down in tho
greatest torment and was soon breath
ing his last. When the wolf returned
and saw the dead body of Reynard and
the feathers of tho Chicken scattered
around, he scratched his ear and wrote
iu his diary :
"Moral: Cime to his death by being
too srtart." Drtrnit Free Pre.