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THE WEEKLY LEDGER.
Satukd.vy -- - JiW '15. 1878.
f THE HOUSEWIFE.
"What has this woman been do'iur,
So lon since the morning began ?
I don't believe she can remember
One-half of the work she has tlonc.
Dressing the dear little baby,
. Combing his soft silken hair,
Putting him bhek-in the cnitlle ,
. To sleep and grow health r and air.
. Doinghf? work in the kitchen, 1 '- ' .
Just vljat it happens to be, '
Covering' books for the school-room
Ready for callers at three. "
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blending ami making and chatting;
: Two or three children to teach,
If not the primer's firt lesson,
Methods no others can preach. .
That's what this woman's been doing,'
Day sftler d y 'tis the same ;
Angels, O watch and defend her ,
"31 other' -for t
at is her liamc:
..urbane.: "What is
PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE
Rat Have iye ivcr a letther for
me vour honor ?i -
- T Urbane Official. What name ?.
Pat. iVhy imv own name -ov
corse, whose else?
- .Official, still
your own uanfe
Pat. Faix, an' it wa? my father's
. afore me, an1, would be yeF, biit he's
.. Official, not quite so urbane. Con
' found you what do you call your
. Pat, firmly. Bcdad, I call myself
la gentleman ; it's a pity there ain't a
couple of us. ' '
Official, with tlipjnity. Stand back.
. Pat, moodilv. The flivil aback
I'll stand, ontil I gels me letther.
Official sternly. How can I give
it to you, if you wort tell mo who
yonare ?;you stupid old bcg trot-
Pat, satirically. Is that what yer
... paid for abnsin honest people that
comes for their, rights trV me the
i letther, or by the whiskers of Kate
Ivarneys cat," HI. cast mer vote agin
you, when I, git me papers.
" m ; OfficiaT, very nearly angry. You
'' blundering blockhead, can't you tell
me-how your letter is addressed?
" , Pat, contemptuously. Dressed !
hov should it be dressed, barrin' in
a'sheet o1 paper like any other ?
, Come, hand jt up, avic.
Official angry.-r-puce tako. you,
, won't you tell who you are ? ;
Pat, furiously. Wei 1, I'm an Irish
man bredd an' born seed, breed- an'
' gineration,' me'-fathcr was cousin ' to
one-eyed Larry Magra, the process
To seven pounds of fruit add three
pounds bf sugar, one pint of vinegar
and a tablespoonful of every kind of
spice cloves, cinnamon, allspice and
. .. MOUNTAIN" "CAKE.
One cup of sugar,- two eggs, half a
cup of butter, half a cup of milk, or
watery two pf ! flour, teaspoonful
cream of tartar, half a tcaspoouful of
soda, nutmeg. : .
One pound. of -flour, three-fourths
of a pound of sugar, one hall-pound
of butter, four eggs, a gill of rose
water; bake on buttered paper in a
quick oven. ! -This makes sixty drops.
GINGER SNAPS. :
One cup of sugar, one cup of mo
lasses, two eggs, .one cup of fried
meat gravy, one' tablespoonful of
cider vineghr, two heaping teaspoon
fuls of soda, one tea3poonlul ;of gin
ger, flour enough to rolh ; .'
, It is said that oatmeal moistened
in water and applied to the face once
or twice a day, will, improve the
complexion and make the skin
smooth and rosy. Oat nreal, when
taken internally at breakfast, is also
excellent., - . ' .
TO DESTROY COCKROACHES,
TWhere borax and insect powder 1
fail to work oil-cockroaches, use red
waters, scattering abundantly wjiere
they run a surdcure. A quarter:
of a pound will clear the largest'
house; they eat it 'arid'die. .
INDIAN POUND CAKE.
One-half pound of b utter, one
Though corn is cheap it is never
theless one of the main crops of the
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
It is also a fact thai the
produced per acre in S ew
England" is larger i than in any wes
tern State. It costs 'more -in, labor
and fertilizers to raise corn here
than in the' West, and it i5 worth
more in the market when secured;
If a large crop is raised , from the
land planted, nothing is more profit-,
able. , When the amount is less than
forty bushels an acre . there is , not
miich money in it. To make corn
raising a success bur land must be
heavily manured and cultivated. In
our c"ae we are this spring, after
using the ordinary manure of the
farm, so wins: a half ton of the mix-ture-
of bone, potash, sulphate of
magnesia, etc., to the acre, and har-
rbwincy it in before nlnntiner. i As I Hrookl vn' . was thrown from the
this mixture contains "only old and track, and five of the sixteen work-
tried fertilizers, its use cannot bejmen on tlie train were killed by the
deemed experimental, and we shall crash. The accident was caused by
confidently expect a good, crop. It obstructions that had been placed
is easy to grow from 80 to 100 btish- on the track.
els to the, acre, if we set about it. . Fifty persons were killed and
Alany farmers are doing it.; It only fr0m 200 to 250 seriously' injured
needs two good ears tOeadrsraJk durincf the recent Wnado in Wis-
three feet apart each -y.y. Having Consin, while the destruction of proV
a corn that yields four 6r- five ears l)erty will reach into' tiie millions,
to a stalk, it is l as easy.tp grow 100 Woe an(i desolation were visible
bushels per acie Of corn, as 25 bush- everywhere in 'the track of the ter
ej oi wiieai, wjur uiu buiuu luamiif i r ble Storm.
Louisville has a secret society
called The Elephant, They keep
all of their documents in a trunk,
j A Columbus man says he started
thirty years ago to! make $1,400,000.
He has! got the fourtceai, but the
ciphers bother him!. '
.As many .as 7,000 "salmon are
often taken at one haul of the seine
in Alaska,, some bf them weighing
45 to 100 pounds-each.
A portable saw mill boiler on a
farm near Hillsboro," Ohio, exploded,
killing .three men land dangerously
scalding ' '. three ' others. The boiler
was found .-' three hundred yards
away; and one mkn (was thrown
completely over a tall, ti-ee.
:. A gravel train 'on the Prospect
Park and : Coney J Island railroad,
H E A DQ
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Vxv thfi Hest Goods at the U
For Dress Goods' Dry Gpods and
HEADQUARTERS, y , , ,
;or Ready-Made plothingHatsots and Shoes
For Ladies and C
tt v X A hTKRS.
For Ladies Linen Cashmere and Silk V ra; b!
Ready-Made Suits ! . I
te advices from
little stimulating fertilizer.
ing of 200 pounds per acre, of the
mixture referred to above or of its
equivalent' in ashes or guano, should
l-tSbU1 a Fort Renton. Moi tana . Territorv
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the svar pfit
i again soon.
to jro on
lie i re-
Xl IE AD QUA
Fo r Ladies D ress I
itv AnTT AUTFRS.,,!
For Kid Gloves Bows, Ties and Corsets I
a rancorous harangue,
Id return to' tlie United
IT F. A DOT T A RTERSJ
Foi-Paht aoodsiTicking Domes
rious tribes followed :thisspcech;
At Omaha, Neb., a woman named
Oieson, while in a. fit of temporary
insanity, seized her daughtef, twelve
years old, and threw
and then, jumped in herself. The
t -; ' i lirnmisinnr
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n.nn,l :f .,, fx,,,. arrrrei , , Ann n sreaiiy increase ine neiu. iMiraie c, . . i . . i
Dounu ot sucrar. tour ecrcrs. one cun J . . . , Stntos u-hmk tl-io (rmss amws mnd
1 ' i - 1 i.Kft '.' - I v p ts, ,-ir
of milk, one teaspoonful of saleratps . V P $ ninkc lhe sMdiers weep
U1S30 ved fni vinegar, two handfulsr -b-"-, , wai-darice.ar dmtisterinjr idf the va-
of flour, one-half a nutmeg, rose """"on?,- as iiiav. irom me ; pnos-
pnatic manures, .improved- mead-
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ows means rmorD milk, cheese, tim
othy blue-grassi red-top and clover:
A good -harroVing will be benefi-
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cial. All! this mav. .be .done this
Trimmings, Trimming Silk, Ribbons -jJud Fri
tic-s kc., Ssc.
water, thicken with Indian meal,
not too stlfF. .
SALAD DRESSIXO WITHOUT OIL. ,
Four eggs, oiie ' cuplul of butter,'
one cupful of cream," half cupful
of sugar, one tablespoonful of salt,
one tablespoonful , of mustard, one
tablespoonful 'of cayenne pepper;
For Carpels, Xatfngs, Window- Shades, &c.
' HE A I) QtT A JlTERSyi
Por Fiue Grocei ies Plated Table Ware, fcc:
screams of the girl
IlAtLiXG Maxuim:. In drawing within the sound of
manure I use nO' wacron box : with not, within sirdit n
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puu wu tuC j i y" two- stout planks for the bottom, and searclf was made, which resulted in
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In fact I AM HEADQUARTERS for: anything you may 'i
nLi t iwQ 0ii mv wirtils -it Bnttotrt Pnees. :I carry tho'jur!
illiu . j. j ai n (jo., ovh ( , - T l i 1 ' i ' '
Freshest and Most Fashionable
the DOiul. A
then remove and beat it iu one and twowhre'lboard for, the side pieces, the finding of the Hlcad bodies of
a half pinta ot vinegar This will the riirginis then" complete. .Ar motlier and d:iuhrcU i r
frige rat or;'
of Goods' in the 'County, nti
sure to please yon. Give me a call you can do no better. ,
Sbrders by i Mail attended to lroinptiy..
C"Sa m pi es furn isljed chee rfu 1 ly upon
Keep monins, tigntiy corked, in are- in the, field, take off aside-board,
oiirl ri li ! of a Tiill nil
lV.ft 1111 li I1UV"1 tlllll V7 it
Two ihen' entered the house of
YORDS OF. WISDOM
I Ml I I fllll-ir t . -i ' . r
1 ! iurs. Jieckv liaidvvm. -a vountr
enough manure for a ,hcap,;startmg wi(ow residilur hear Tazewell CW
the .team, another heap is made from IIoilse Va., and ' bemanded her
iveuiis arc liuiu: wuius uiu uiu . eacn eiur, j iiiaKiii'r aiw ay aiiii , , ; , , ,
' ;. ! - ... . , i. I.Af. iMif 4li... i..l-nK.nlun,,l 4him..i
l - enmntimno c v .nine frs.n no mu iv uii t . lliu iWhUlWuu,iHU unun
icavuo I . ., i . -.. i -! . idinon fnr
! .2.1 . . I rake off in heans because the m.n-Mt into ine lire : and as one ot the "
l ie example of the good is visible mi- is unl6aded much, more raiudlv men, stOoned to JccWver iL Mfe.
sarver, anVmy mother belonged Ho philosophy. j f . than by .pitching. If! had to s pilch fJaiawin1 snatched "nn au axe and
r . I t- . t . 4 if ni'ni' o n'nVfrvn hrtr no o noun ' ' I f
the Mooneys ot Jvilmanaizy, . 1 on re
I , m. -w . -9 1- T 4 II I M I VI l 1 1 I 1 I ft
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have just opened a fre.-h Stock of
-lwndncss is tlie High, tide ot the - - ? Z" , -v-. - .t ""'f denlt him a terrific blow, which she
an . ignorant oum .uscipie, an av "uuniy . , - u is ilv lhjg rapid.. unloadinsr. that Allowed np rapidly bv others, dash
you II only creep put ov yer hole I II Practice economy, and industry much of the saving is made. If the ing Iris brains out. The second rob-
K 1 1 ) GLOVES, TvO cciitsj
j IK A fj 11 A 1 11 mi A t t)S, $2.
J UTS 11 Allt, GO cent.
Abo a nice lot of JET .
welt you like a new shoe,, an' av' you and success is yours.
- " get any piore satisfaction out o' me,
my name's not. Barney O' Flynn.
Shnfiles letters, deals one to Barney
who cuts j
PAYS! ItllVVS; ,f Vpw (JnnlrfMivnl
distance to draw is short, or -. the I ber dashed at her with n dirk knife every fcvdays:.J,Cali;aiid 4 our-goods
xiupiri i u gwu a tiling ui.i , somotimes fln(i jj; better' to have two ? T
should never lose it and always com- mCn to load. lilis a material waste but not before the resolute wot
mandit.v ' : : to allo horses to e. k)i . wfiilo-'ithe. ha.d .- nearly : severed his; right i
manure .is inoonyenient to get; at, I
FEEDING A lENAGERIE.
Triie feeding pf the animals in a
It irbetter to sow a good heart '? anurff. em8 spread, j
wiin Kinuness man a .neia wun corn,
for the heart's harvest is perpetual.
aiid stabbed her in the left breast.
with a 1'earful blow. jThe miscreant
fled and' his dead body was found
the next ; morning, two. miles from
Chapel 1 1 ill, N. C, May 1$; 1873. f i ,
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O T i O K '(
Having purchased the- entire interest
of mv father in the rurniture Business.
I would suv that I exnect to continue
.1 t mi ' " . I . j . ! S
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i.T l -r.-lT.. 1 rn chnii i nnf i Inn mno i nf - 1 m i .it ' ---0 t-.--0 --r ------ 1 -i i ,
menageiie m anwijs eaieiimy ioie, - ww v n unipure sacques win. ne worn .wun bv several hours after Mlrs Baldwin e Uie Hotel., and .1 most respecttuiiy
because their -Hvcs depend f.oii -the themselves, and yet a man .should be black silks. ! " r -1 L m . 1 , lieit orders for new Wbrk or repairs
ere had Ine
told the story of her terrible encoun
ter and her death soon followed. ;.
nrii tin in v ot 1 iifir rorwi. i no I'mi- - -ai hui i. nn"i.i niiii.vjn, r J:n i u
v"; I w - . . - iiriuiK : iidiiii-i 1 1' k
Adelphia Tfmessnys lha the daintiest When you strike oil stop boring, something new and stylish
-M t 1A lll.VInl d-W 4 1. n l.v l T t V f " hftO 1 "V -V k."1 AAfHt 1 a rvli ' ' " l I
: o . . i - T: O I I 'hi l;l i-ntA'cl rl o o n o n ! r 1 1 nr s I
aretwoUhimpnnzees. ,1 hey hreakJast and let tjie oil run out at the hot- ,1 , . .i '
t . ;-.' i : - . longer by an' men-or two.
on weak tea, w-;th plenty crmilk and torn. 1 j . i I ' .
kut, ami bread thickly spread with Next in point of meanness to doing
honey- fLey lunch at 10 p clock on an injury is to do a man a favor arid
bawas .uid oranges, dine at 3 and every now and then remind hi
Gidozk oUii'ice or tapioca, served Qf it
.wall sugar arnl sherry, and sup at 7
.troublesome to feed but moi e ex- . f " . , .ti . stitched aci;oss tM back" with lilac or kept; his promise. IIe is a pure-
nensive, ior uve 01 mem eat daily . . l .1 - &4Uj''
eighty pounds of fresh fish.--'. Formcr-
1 ly lhe hons. tigers anl other carniv
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ora were costiyn out -or lae they
' hayc been fed on horse, meat, which
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ne lceianii npss is mucn used-101
croi'heting shawls and sacques. ' j '
Reticules are pow carried on ;thc
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arms of young ladies, as in the olden
times.' -j ." ! ' "'. 1 ' ., ; . !'
Prefer sense to wit; never study, '' J' i 1 r !
y J u or second mourmnT flovps firp
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vv e jiave a iricna max f:evei
spc-aKt. a , vulvar wortr. lie is a
minister and a writer of ability "I
resolved when I . was a child,". said
he, -"never to use a word which, I
could not pronounce -before my
mother without offending her.' He
is very clieaj.
Ruftaloes, deer and elephants live
now on the grass, in the grounds.
.The rhinoceros is the greediest of the
lot; but it is quantity that he craves,
. Avitliont muxjh .regard to--quality.
ners, ,nor say anything that
offend modesty, ' .
Kindness does not always produce
whaLwe expect; from a hand which
we hate they are regarded as of.
fences ; the more .we lav ish upon ona
who may hate us, the more arms; we
(tivp him nrhti i vishP9 1o ripsit-nv
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Ilnmility does' not depend upon
minded, noble, honored man to-day.
"Modesty, rqfre, , delicate "and last- His rue and example are worthy of
Ing" is the name and the claim of a imitation. Roys easily learn a class
of low, vulgar words and expres
sions, wh'ch are never heard in re
spectable circles; . The utmost care
on the part of parents will'scarcely
new.perfuine.- . " .
Princesse dresses are shirred in
the front, and trimmed with passe
Old worklmatle as good as new, and sat
isfaction fiven. h urthermore, I am
o--? 1 1 r fr cfll' na -liffii. a T onn nnil -w-tll
warrant for a reasonable lenrtl of time,
any article.in the Furniture piile which
,may, be purchased ot me. audi as?
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lie will eat Jou pounds of hay every the wav in which a man carries his
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uay, a nu m. no 01 poiatoes ,s to body ; it depends' unon what his life
; him like a plate ot -strawberries to a . . , -t , . ,
lmncrrv man. ll:s tood costs ten dol. . "I'V" "v:-
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lars a w eek, which is as much as that ll' i upon wnere ne puts it, anu wnere
of an elephant. Ihc giratie .has to he keeps it; and what service it
be fed carefully, because he has no re- renders.3
gard for his long, narrow throat, and " 1 M
starts one mouthful 1 down before the Ry relying on our own .resources
one before it has reached his stomach We - acquire mental strength : bnt
tt.' t. t. I' -
imis . cnokiug nimseu. common we' lean on others for support,
mitnL-nva nnt nonrlv rvprvl hmnr liot I 1 1 '
we are like an'invalid. ; who, havinc:
monkeys cat nearly everythingjthat
is offered ; so do the ostriches and
. cassowaries, but some ofithc insectiv
orous have to be patteutly catered to.
The moose is hardest to please, and
'misses the twig of his native woods.
accustomed himself to a cruch, finds
it difficult to walk without one.
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pi-event it. . 55 Ot . course, we cannot
A Famous Statesman's Early think of girls being so much exposed
Tiiaixing. When Sir Robert Peel to this peril.- We cannot imagine a
was a little ooy, his latjier used to decent girl using , words Which she
set him on a table and teach him to would not give utterancejto "before
make short speeches ; and, while jier flither aiid mother. Such vul
stitt? very young,. h? accustomed him garity .is thought by r some' boys to
to repeat as much of the Sabbath's be "smart," the "nextthing to swear-
AAA' Av AXh-
In laet, anytbing you wantjj by giving
me short notice, will be made in time,
and satisfa'cfibti given, or, n trapes '
-.lie ? ure..; you examine my Furniture,
whicli tis handmade, before purchasing
elsewhertf. . , p ' ,
- Students of the . University, are' re-
spectiniiy invited to notice inV work
ana scyie oT-eustea(Ls. oce. . s
; . Ilepectmlly. I ' s
my 4-3m - : JASPER tJTLEY. !
sermon as he j could recollect. ' At -ing," and yet not so wicked: It be
first, it is'said the boy found some comes a habit; itielals to profanity
dimcultyj and did not make crreat n xn .:ii . '. A -.-. , ; '
progress; but he steadily persevered, y,u evu vuougu s 5
and soon attention and perseverance ;t vulSarizes and degrades the sojil;
were rewarded, and he was to repeat prepares the way for rhaiiy of the
the sermon almost word for word, erross and fearful sino Whi ,
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It -was in this way that he becran to Lvm'rnrttr!Aiottr
enltivaro Innso i-fworc 1 .
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which he displayed when, in afler Dear young reader, set ,a watch'
life, he became one of the most dis- upon the door of your lifts : lcppn
tinguished statesmen of his country, f your mouth free from all 'impurity.
A L L E 11 :-.IIf(uJs E ,
II ILLSBO UtKSTIlE ET,
BOOTS and SHOES.
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Full I Liiio-ol
I3LE ACHED fc UXBLEACI
LADIES TIES. . -111)
HAMBURG EDGINGS, i
A fcll like of
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SNUFF & TOBACCO. ,
Keroseuo Oil, Iron
IVnils, Oottoii llocfr
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I am still belli nff the
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A LEI G II , m PQI
Terms 51 and Ilo ifcr
my 25-3m , U
(1mL'p.4 r n ills ftwf. turns all w"
fact ttpuitlour farmers better tli
otper piow now in u.se. v .
f'am agent this season for the;
A T 1 O X A L JI O T E h ,
RALEIGH, N. C
I3oail $S5, Per t)ny.
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Tlianlin'ir mr mnnr friends ff
past favors. ,1 won hi he ple,
sec them atj all times, and' will '"'j
my large ana varied ftock oi pr.
the very bottom price." , T
Chapel Hill, Apil 10, W78.