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VOt. L NO. 7.
CHARLOTTE, MECKLENBURG CO., N. C., AUGUST S, 18^,
Uy iMt flUU IrMd |h« old btauliar w»7i .
TfUcb (mc91 thought ao petcofDl ud i
. rraati • . ' ' ‘
Ai WighUy M oM tb« gUntlDg nyt, '
01 faD4hiil« fkU afftinrt 1
11. "■* ' “‘•"glw.inrtl'Nf M lot
7^ to b« done. So 1 avd to pe one dej : '
BeTpttd, tbe,tmrpl« UUi tower & the
Uneltered u In childhood’* beppj t**!*,
When on them oft I geced with wond'rlng
To-d*71 Me them ihrongh * mitt of ieera.
The petoefnl aoene, to other eye* ao fair, ‘
But upon whaty, adklog heart;
The glaring ano Imttaock* atsj deaptlr—
Hong io ait'is tOIltnde apart
And yelitmdst b
>tbe. Tbewoit'of Hfe
thon^ hearts be tone and'
Ko eowardi; withdrawal froBS the alrife
Oas give os peace or niake out heart* pM
Ton with 70^ bitter, homing aesa* of wrong,
Tonr diaappoinUueot kfea, whldit none caa
with pa to go to eohool. Then pa kept
C hg wdree. and wotw, and ireat to
in room* and eat pt reatMuanta:
and pa atued oat late at nighta, and I
gam he' drtnk more than waa good for
- - , daj :
“Ph, let’a go into botinm ana cmen
And ha ianghed nndatid, "Wfaalkdnd
of a atoie.”
And I rud, “Oh, a cand^ atore, or a
atationer}’ atwe, or a threap and needle
eteiw, jnat aooh ae women keep and little
girla help in."
And pa langbeS and aaid he would
think hf it, and when he came home
that night I aaked him if he had thonght
abont it, and he said he had not, and I
agid he bad better, and he' ^d lie
wtmld; aad-thah mening be didn’t ^
ont, bnt et^ed at home and wkote ma
a long letter. ^ next day I went into
a store on Polk street, kept by a aioe
old lady who had a bt^ hneband, where
they Bold ererythisg, and she aaid in
French they celled u lingerie. I did
bot know what she ackat, ImeMiee ik
Tbs hopes that la 701^ bflkst |(M blB and ; was FreQoh, and I aAed her if aba did
siroog * * want to sell her etore, and aha
Now humbts to the dust at One feU blow;. tald ;—
“Do yon want to boy a store, little
girl 7"^ And I eaid: “kly pa doea."
I, with aj blind mad atmgglsa 'galnat tb* fat*
Which, cmel and ralsntlosa, bidi oa pert,
llcpentlog bnmbly, pow ’Us all too
^s pride and e^dnsee wbiofa eetmged
We both Bsoet labor on—70a far awB7
Amid the oit7'e eadlee* toil aed Ain,
I in this qoiet Tillage till the da7
Whan death ahall oell ne from thia world of
Elfs'a mTs’riaa then will fslt7 be explained,
kliBnndentandinga ranleb UJm a drimm;
Oar long*)oat happiseea will he rggelnml
fb fbller, purer metaoree than we dean.
Ko ahadow than of griof, diatmal, or pain
Shall aim the brightnee* of chat fkr-off
Id perfect pimee and cnU7 agafljf J
Oor heart* ahall lira In lore forercraore.
C. C. W.
JONES & CO.
A sax FBAKCISCO mTL,
1 gneoe' pe end ma were pretty rich
one time, lor when they onme to Oali-
fomfs.it whs on their wMding-toor, snd
coat lota—esme by Ore way of Now
Tork 1^ Wsahingt^ and Panama dty
and mi broight a maid
to WMt M her And pa had a aerrant
QiMCBp; and whenvd-goblo Call-
foraU—I, say we: I’m only fonrteen
aow’r^vn I waa not bom then, thongh
that donj^ matter, I aoMi—p* fUd lots
of money. I was bom at the ZAck
honse, and yon ooght to aee my baby
clotb^ d Oo. haren't^ kind
of gdOTaiwiea waitbeoanaa luod has
dranMd'fbem 'all tb pieoea. Hand is
yea^B.o^ Hand i*,'aBd
it wonT'be long before ahe will be a
«Mkl|«jJoQee A Oo. Ftet briiiee
flnt nrank ire like eeoond wives.
'Well, I em of the opinion that aft^
pa piM hem ^Van Neaa
aventd^la whM fnte AoBk, Whatever
thUnM» Gecng hatoitoekaask be
a onrioiis bniineaa, and aometimmi pe
came ^hoine looking splendid, ai^
wautBd lUllia ewawTt>ifa|^^ti^ If TlghffTi
at ma foetMiiV k» lll■^rtdaK^ gat-
tina^d^ olotEee, and.then be wanted
tonMv#'& the pafk adB go ,to Jin
tbMtrft'^ne day be eaOig hombwH^A
brand new arria^'end a bpannioag-
and looked very bl^ and talked abont
Btooka, and I began to watdi pa and
ranted^ err, and th^ be aold the
lorMPflfrften the hooiet and the far-
sent to the Hobtion end ma
* and pa wasn't like Ktm-.
mt wkm I teld ma she
did not Jeal yegy wall, and
After tUe «« went to a
, Everythtag -was well
vM/ a boer^t^-J^enae ain’t
and it died, and
d; and X.beard na an to
kepi the beMJng-heBae
And she smiled and aaid she gaeaaed
the sheriff would have a atore to eell in
a iew daya. 1 raid I woold tell pa,
becanae ho knew Ur. Nnnan, the ebodft
It waa one of Ur. Nnnan's men
aold pa's booee and fnroitare for him.
And tbs next di^ 1 told pa a^at the
store and what a nice one it was, and
he had been a dry-geode man onoe,
and had a large atore, and Mid ailk
dieaa gooda, and valreta and fora, and
laoea worth more than 91,000 apiece.
I don't exactly know what ^ did,
bat I think aott'etbing up” a
few dara afterward, for I heard him say,
be had made a “raiM;” and be ^owed
me more than 91,000 in gold and notes,
and for a day or two he oatried them
in a aide pocket, and mostly kept hia
band over them, for feyr they would
lamp ont and fly away; and pa bought
me some aboM and a hat, and staff for
aprona, -and I made them myself, and I
never saw pa look so happy ainee ma
went awav, and one day he said to
“Vevie, I have bought the etore on
Polk etreet, and yon are to be my s^ea-
woman and partw.”
And sure enong^ in a few days we
went into the alore, jind over 'the door
was a great big ai^of “Jose* AOo."
and pa said 1 was the “Oompany,” And
whpn I aaid, “And so, pa, yon are
‘Jones’?’’he bloabed, hna ^ gneaa ^
didn’t like faJa old frieoda to khow that
be waa selling needlea and thread and
tape and thuika. We had two anng
littie rooms In tbe back of ibe store to
aleap in, andA ndsde-pa’a bed and awwpt
oat the noma and tilled thiiM At
flrsC pa' afaiU np tba gtore when 'ne bad
to go ifoW town ee' Tmatnaaa. b«t aft«
a little while. I tended ib and when
there were tjro onatomen in the store I
waited on one, lAd it vaan’tlong before*
I eendd make etasageoad eell tUnge al»
Boataageodeapaeonld; and by.and
W, whenbe went down town, I tended
ft^ and we bad ^leadid Umae.' We
went o«t to a tdee.’l^lhe* oaow ttie.
■treet for onr meale; I tended etore
wben jje went, and pe'tended atore
One day pa came in and kwhed dmdr
folly troabled, and then I raid; “Pa.
tin't X a pmtner, afad don’t p^nera
have a right to know averytkto^,
ain’t yon hiding eomething eboot Jones
k Companyr "> r“Wf
And then I found oat that pa bad
bOBghMoe many thisgi far the atMe,
end theta note for 91,000 bad to.ba
^d,' and that’s 'wh^ made pa fMl bad.
And than I ikoaght and wondered how
I oenld get $1,000, and I kept on think-
tog over everybody that I goeaerd had
^LOOU, andeMnonethat Igotoaed biff
._^t go down." And.tk9a Ifr. F^od
.said, “if all the people be bed tore'n
«d loaned moDdff to woaldpay itmofc
Mnk and get^ftWWritt Acre than
n tboomod milliona, end down to tbe
bank of Wevtdathdeeilarllfaliffficild.
toido! eoars* be den^ m ffjil tte
board- tbu, tnd.b^oA Xt. HouTtoMSuni
it book mid pay jAaL
^ I i3a^ ^p 0^.
JoiM k took sgi' bmi-r
»T[wr I -
. . JDaxidey,
bdve any watsh nev -any
ileeveHAoM. I dldnlt SMni to noUee
It. beoAto laavthat maybe bod
sold them to pay boardpma) I bmrd pa
and aa,l|^ «way in tke nl^t, and
eomitliiimyi eried, mid na would look
In tbe Baling foot as if BA tadnl slept
a wink, mad X don’t hetteto be bad.
* rme*w.m M «o M,
. .. 1 borne le mateeb In
New York, with Hand, aaaialiyed
apron a .
»ea«ito «aM le the ^
taMtki link Iwnatodtwfaetion $9)099.
aadkelMgtBifiiiwmd he«m^ g
wte-lfc -- -
was to the
tbe faaek BMOk Mid. Xk.
“Won, diMgU.'what oon Ido for
with oarnnoh eniprtoe m Iheogh 9t,flB9
book, and I took the money to pa; and
didn't he look aorpiiadd when I poured
ont the great big teenty-dollar goM
pieaoa on tbe oounter. Then I tdi
him what bad happened at the bonk,,
and when I asked Mm if bd ufln’l
think X waa a pretty good bostoese
woman after all, I guem he felt reel
After this I never 'raw anything like
it—Btwh lots of carriages end snob nice
ladies kept oomtog eveo day,,, and
mbet all of them traded wiCfi me,
and ra vnta 'fm M beppy as he eonlff
^ donee A.ka wna mafcfag lotd.of,
money. When I to(flt,Mr. Ftood's.
tnoney back, ,1 jnit' marched right
tMough the bank.'paot'tUh big ooqb-'^
tere, into Ms. XoLana'e room, eud I.
took very good cam to let tbe olerk
that Itngbed'at me bsforh'eehtbebag.'
Uz. Flood WM to there, and Mr. Mo-
Lane and I opened tbe bag. Mr. Flood
came np and laaghed, and Mr. UoLane
laaghed. snd I heard Hr. Flood tell
Mr. HeLane they would have the lunch
to-day. And then Ur. Flood told me
if I wanted to borrow money again, not
to go to any other hanks, but come to
hia; and 1 thanked, him, mid Mr. Mo-
Lone brought my note oahoeled by a
great bine Paid ” stomped ocroea the
fase, right over whore I wrote “ Joneo
A Oo.” Then .1 told Mr. Flood Ahot
when we felt able "to* eend for ma 1
afaould ootoe ovbr and bohbw soide
more money. betoauM 1 wanted to b^ a
booee for ma and Maud, ao that they
Wouldn’t have to go into any mdte
nasty boaiffing-boaiM, and bfr. -Flood'
tail I ahoold hove oU, tbe mmey I
When we 'aent tor mg nfl' Msad,
grandpa gave them the maaay to eomo.
and so we didn’t ^ve to bonow gpy
more; and we toob a nloe eottogs^ not,
very Beer fte aieM,' for pe-didift Wata-
mo tohmow riboQt Jkntoi AOa, tkowgb
I ww iwit omay to* tol^r. For several
days we fooled her. ' EOie Chouffbt ph
hod a atore down town, oad I'ltM going
towehooL 'I .teild lots of flbe .idwut
being detained at •Bhopb gdpg down
town, land all aorta of atenea toimedut'
e r beiag b«mb tatot OMdhff'wlao
sold I epe oomlnc.krto. tbe .siore
but mia. , ''
. "Have voB any -peoil'shirt buttons,
little girl? ’ aaid mo. . «
; “Xe[^ au'auL" mid L looking her
tight aquare'to the eye.
“Goodneoa, gradous r aaid ma. **Za
thotyeu, Twtor ...
I aaid. “Beg pudou, ma'am, wkat
nid you wantn Md toeff ma looked
at me again.
, Ikod. a atofe sptet^ aedp smali
tap like a French girl; and bMuee I
wiOTtvery high pmMuglit mOawwir of
ivaodeto faregiM^ with MKMiiouB, Into
whi^ Xalipeednyitot, ondtk^ lude
or five ineheis ta)ter: an'uma
> Wdl, iMw tbe atary is okxmt' over.
Ma eama down ta the
ttmt she looked*''
ially ^eu some lady tarn.
toown at theidek henae, bW ahe
got over ,aU tusk and. bMia to make
boDn«-u and we had a muiinery.' atore,
end ton ehe inafaWfl opbw aanM the
expanew of-a mpamto bowm^ j«h
bice r&otos to live to aqfl a bled
show window for boanetet aBd ntNe ^ble
Maudie is begtontog to be handy
about, and all of ua work, apd *n
was all the money be had to tbe bank.
lben-1 begkatogdt eeered and eried;
aodAhan I told lb. Melmoe all eben^
pa and 'tfoaea A Oo.” and what we
wanted to do with the money, and that
X wonid tof i* bMto to him; aad.Jiei'
looked -ktodeg pnaeled, and asked me
what pa’a name wfis, and 1 told him and
Where the atore was, end all kkout *ma
aad'UavA, and how the he^ 4iei J-
gwaea tfata was not very naoh Him buei-
nem, and,! don’t know wbat Hr. MoLane
wanted to know all that for. Then 'be
looked at me again, mid 1 neee he
wasn’t going to let me have tbt monoy,
when a gentleman at tbe other desk
oame up to where I waw eltttog oh a
chair, and-Us. MeLone said: f
“Well, Flood, whet do yon think of
this young merohantT*’' ' ■
Aid then I know it wamibe tiob Mr- they .wanted to borrow 91,000. vJosea
Flood, oadllookod totabia eyas and,) At>o.”'WIAildTdad'it^ IHe^and'ndy*
heaaid: DaUghad ■ediaia. 'fOoaltVtMU.'Meoitt
“Let her have the money} IwUl -- *— - • - .• -- —
Then I lumped op and kissed him,
and bo ktted .toe; abd STflclAne'
idade a nwe- fw nitoty days, and I
igaad “Jones A Pe-k" and Mr. Flood
wrote Us name on tne back of it I.
took the money away to a canvas baff
that Mr. MoLane. oafd I mast bring
of bniiding e
’>ie eeaeiaaftlrtHi illjk^v ; >'
and all or na vnvic and mm mrm Worth, to IMUB) iS Only 900
thirty^ ve mltol _ ^
A tee plant Hi
have lots of money.'
f 1 imtf dkvK aean Flood but m
once stoee, when 1 euni down' to the **• Id Georgia
Ibabk UtAfaknown to pa, Ad loM Xf. ^ tfXMgh aU aorta of
JO. akM *»— Bsasons, yielded -three or fonr annnol
Lu a, f.* crops of oMtoXMMMkis now a
thrifty shrub aevea and a half feet high,
^ ment for OOJ.aOffybtohllwf twist, which
laaTko^ he’dida^thtok h9 wwblff'toal » to be nsed to tbeFoatofBM Deport-
I thm llfw^Wolerk tiiiH
and 1 smiled at bf»* all bowM:
> lost a
one tima ondMi’MXm to 1
year. » ‘ .*1 M KM
Fifty miles from tM' juMtion of Salt
,river.Ariaona, with tbe (MeiXiere oomes
into it t etreoasMi aatt,wMet. ft is
;anpposed Ibat,^ .. tojmor of the
■monntain, out uf whiA tbe etream
flows is largely'eempetoft-Of salt. If
there weta SK>tfenOBeileMnt>o'et>OR
■nfficient to anppty tkvsmarkets of
tbe world could manotaotured here.
Then osvmal beoat^jjaRmples
t exit of the
ipettk ’ ’ •’
Stone, *0! ^TOtaippi, 1
le TBofltka^. Oook, v
- And then
'at me and t smiled at bf»* aiS bowed;
Wnd UneOlbeB behsB keen buytoglall
bis flovee at tho store. I told Ktm i
Hhonght be need a braat many pairs of
gloves, and he eaid they wore out very
iast connttog money. He is dreadfnJ
parUenlar about bis gloves ea4-*f tfiAre
.a palwdy to thq store bnt ms he is
igonleaniea halfin hohr'pIeklBg oht fatt
the kind he wonte.
Pehesbonghtasi>laBdid gold watoh
—a real stem-winder; and we-^
Jones A Oo.v-;hara bought a nice l .77-;-—-'-:^; —.
on Gtorangr gtalaia;.!li«r “*5S'St-
iiia..upgoodU>tiiMt«>,i.p^nt? lk«, tropiM of Th«
itajwfiTE^m.haiTliwTfcMs .(I fa
--- . - ^ — ' ' ieanh-kneededdoor,.bungnpone aukan
rtp, ,g.pi;.«; tofai •”
One curions cnatom in vogus seyi a cavern’aooounettk ' '*
Yokohama letter, it tke exUbitioB of a
flab on every honse where a boy baa . - j - ;
bMi b0r9 to’ihk tBiHj niiMiiti ikii . .. — —. ..
year. This showing ia made during tbe !*** * IW^T^TlBIhnee for
month of May, and on tbe 6lh of that opoiUw wnttea ptomL-’'
month there is a high festival hold, the J? •hsUm ^m tbe nie of totoxloattog
relativee and friends 0! the family mak- carrying of oonj^ed
toff it the ooeasion of .presenting gilts weapons t^itormef ton '
and toys sniUble forbby*, ar^eU u
giving clothing fitting for the ttttle i®.^
ohap. All aorta of ohUd’a gear ts to be T? “®* m » hevitoge
Been on exhiblUon at this time, and no ^ks or ooqy upfjn. bto
boy'is neglected. Ibe bov U the nride ,Penion concealed deadly weapons,
of theboaaahoid,'tbavaBBitatoetiMn| ! . „
their joyiu feesting all comers wh« > ’‘F • HCMINMM*
honor them .by their remembrances. • _ , .#• vnka
,Tbe'^rl kaMes are not- fowttten, bnt- • had loot hie hnlfs th^laHf
UiOT ore aeoorded ttor and a qneetllto, “Do yon know
separate festival time, this being iwhtoe yta lota 1M"- kd'to*
tb&d day of tbe.third jnonthi^d ^ pl^,.^coaEM fABOz^ hwt-
of Miinh. Thlb. ImaUad « 4be Bsk p^mtKhse oOe^lAMto kOl titafil^
ffgetiBg aa a aymboh to to -h^ | Indianapolis hto a MpofCd? hlhb os’**
been to abondanes ana 1^ tbe tova write np toe prooeedtoga of the polii*.
teewoto (he girl AoHd me'loviaBfy’ ‘irjHtin'ntahj%lii^|hti aujMaJjAt
)dia9tarad..Thfre.ia«Mytoa*i ot.ftadr ^(dk getl&maelvea arretato to glto
"^;g-«»i|»ie¥¥fa*‘fa»- ji«iirfc>3Si.fc^ • ■ - • -
y* to Ohto-a-Khs ObtoS has beeoma m
'“S'•““’*7 0>“*“fa"- 21iefaUi.«>me Anu**
me^Onr WI laDm w^ier i anu ma
stared at me,' hod- Mm tongfeod taM
Tidi ; . T
. I,beg your poaj^ little cixl;
you look to nraoh like uy flang&tor
Mevihvi' Uui| 1 - thBuglta ybu vm
• Then I heerdpa sniokar down
Mta bo’ftid. AotaJtaleetaiaiB
hut pa Jumpad up and .towhed and
aold: “Bataw off your aptoS Ad Sop,'
Pleve, and TIB jd—dike Meek (tag get
^meAetoteyoBfmetbm," • .j
’ Ididto.piidwbaa jMfOt hepeebe
Was the moat surprlaed person you ever
few. We knew tins tUng wobUbH killL
^ so that nlfkb taa ttad me oU ahNkJ
lo*. Bd •’lata to feci m 9^1ai»
oU bta lUeaead loll to xleiinf h^ ■
tay^ead taktufltt. TboA'M —
a«79MlWitoi«kta Htoiemd potaM
-imMx mm. j
“Arm article of diet the
Abe full odiem W UM BXl fib toe dis |_^e/A'bdl wMByHd cki’lkJmiSa
pUyoff-MilttHXi; liiarilimng- nj; WhUe t^i#Mljiim
,tfae latter pert of Af^ it ia no nneom- ^ ^7°°^ a nun two dogs got uto a
tmim fan * xfafa.M- -ka. a. fa . '
whidfa It S emibitkd. •■t >* their htubonda very busy “omMifit*
f Tbere is nothing imdk. When a man
wkiab la -btalR^ to ,hl
ooma Eastern aenntg, hi
fitt boreedf wMdi lArial
tkdaaaf .ordXary liia^
*i.b4Miri4 ubfe* juMBc
HMacifaA-^ "S.a— mSBk
added, “‘Oreoaote, you know, *
old Boman )rod|
tt. taitnVgnMk m Awlit
a.. ^ ^ ^ AtM^-W
jffiJ«i. SL‘*.X'aR^3S'2Sl UfaagbtWfa. -trt U.mmt kJnS