VOL -XIE," rTEIBD ' SE3IES.
SALISBURY, IT. C, THffSDAYiJAlIUARY. 26, 1838.
Xiil Imm - ilMvill f mi
After this wcclc 1 1
fbrrricrly used;by;thc'S6uthcrn Telegraph Com-!
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; rinntr" Avnnrn T . would hr
And will ;be' better prepared to please cveryjbody
ever before and at
In ill Citics,T?rns and
1 VtlUges ia tliejSotitt.
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, 1 -?artna'l nil Mftrstfrm'i4"Virftr3C-iieiita.
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iff, -I'f.tiaU'I. Vf r: !: P.r-v5 2 :lMfd rMZsehletV
KUFV'JjiiD r .S s.v fc-tre
When I say Cobr I do not mean merely to
top them for a time, find then have them re
- tarn again. I mean A RADICAL CUES. ,
l I have made the disease of - 1 ,-. . -
AllfelohR stndy. I warrant my remedy to
i . Cuhk the worst cases. Because ethers hare
; v fslledi s no reason for not no w receiving a cure.
Send at once for a treatise and a Frkr
. of bit isr alliblk RKMEDr. Give fEMress
: and Tost OfSeef It costs you nothing for ft
L trial, and it will cure jron. Address .
' H.CU ROOt. F4. C I 83 PEARL ST., NewTobk
MORTGAGE SAIE OF IAN 0.
1 Whereas a Mortgage Deed was made
by Susan Braicher to W, A. Lingleon he
th day of Jrily 1S82, which saidCMort-
5ZDeed is regiBtered in the Register's
ficoof Rowan county, in Bock No. 61
?. .'ill- t. . - '
vsvmui,, anu, wuereasoreacnes. m tha
f conditions of said -Mortgage j Deed have
occurred, Now therefore, on the 2ith
, day of JahUar-, 1888, at the Court House
I door in' Salisbury, at the hour of 12
o'clpclc at noon, I will sell a tract of 801
. nereis pf laud; feitwated in At well town
r hipj ; adjoining the lands of Simeon Fcs-
rcrnian, George Corriher and -ethers"
which js under inortgago -to sceuro the
wiymeni ot this debt
Trms of R;de CaVh. - - - -mMRTJIilXCiLE,
'. ' -it - Ar A' T TV-IT T-i
cc. 27th, 18S7. a0:4t. . f;y
OPSTp sTr'Hdcrs exist In hou
S" ns of forms, but are rrpass
y the manel of invention.- ? Those
neP?.JQf profitable!, wojrk jthat
can be done while Uvtfffr nt ri-,i
jtonce,send.thcir address to Uallett "A-
V rV3511 A receive jrep,
r iiUl ,mriuatioit how c-ith v nil
E' from $0 to J25 per day and
Jgar wherever they -.UycQ vyoj are
Kjrted free. Capital not reqnt retT. i?ioine
av e mado over $50 in a si dgle day at
ork. , All sueeecd. .v.
M CeM Coys iteeries. v
ich are now XaaJi ux'SjIm.
hivf:.tn a,U otherfr.uits for crclhird
penS?D 'Pj4n't,p5Ve hove no com-
hea ii i ! fi 11 a" y teilt of grounds and
sr'T" Krwn trees and vl:
vnes of all
8 Will'.... '.
win . i ca uu sizes, we can
4HeItoci:'.W m st?ckr Your orders ;
; th e wY" reasonaoie. 1 , jucscrin-
t . i l,- , iPVMv iivc. ivuurcss
N. W. CRA-T.
4T:lv. -or-c Yadkin.County, C.
U -VJH:i"- :' LEADING JE WELSH.
:'vsEZKp.cK , :p prompt !"
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-r . ftKfr,?J5itcW laWw P75as. stMsMtwl all 0ack.
pro. r3:t,srvfrsi- r t"'?s t trvj32S3i!jw"iatob
1 F Tl
will occupy. Uic -- room
Mnrl in hn va von p.nll nn
prices" that must sell the
IODES BftO WXE, .
Agent, Salisbury, N. C. ' ,
HAKRSS RS&TEDY CO.. Kro CEesasifc
Trial of our AppSSance. AsK for Te:nsl
somni m na
10 S.14tliVEiclimoiia, Va.
Request all Gardners, Farmers and
e5) j Truckers to sendfor their 4
NEW SEED CATALOGUE
for 1888. It contains descriptions of
all new and desirable varieties of
for the Farm and .Garden that are
adapted to the South. - -
Crass & Clover Seeds a Specafty.
Catalogue mailed free. - Send for it.
WHEN YOXt WANT
AT LOW FIGURES
Call on the undersigned
'low. - j v j
at KO. 2, Granit
X A. ATWELL.
Agent for tlte 'CardwellTliresb.er,
Salislwry, N. C., June Sth tf.
The undersigned have enteretl into a
the mirooee of ronl tiot-
OCERY t and PRODUCE
- businessl in 1 Ahtts from
March 28, 1S37, Consignments especially
solicited. . . v -v,: - iu , ,
The u nderVigned takes th opportunity
to return thanks tohisyiumerous friend
for their patronage, ana asics tne -on-
tinuance of the same id the NEW FIRM
He a ill always be on hand to serve" tho
patrons of the NEW FIRM. : - :
27:tr , . - J. D. MdEELY.
y . f , :J
iS that misery experienced when wo Bnd
denly become aware that we possess a
labolical arrangement called a stomach.
The stomach Is the reservoir from which
every fibre and tissue must be nourished,
and any t rouble wit h i t is soon felt t hrough- '
oat the whole system. Among a dozen
dyspeptics no two will have the same pre
dominant symptoms. Dyspeptics otactiv
mental power and a bit loos temperament
are nabject to 3 Sick Headache; those,,
fleshy and phlcsmat ie have Coxistipation
wh i le I he t h i a and nervous are abandoned
togloomy forebodings. . fkmedyspeptics
are wonderfully forgetfn!; others have
great irritability of temper.
Whatever iorm Iyxei)sia may take,
one thiutf is certain, ,
TIu underlying' cause is T
in the ZITEJlf '
nd on thing more is iaally certain, no'
one will remain a dyspeptic who will
xs wxu eorrees
Acidity of th i
Expel foal gas,
and, at the same
S4 4 . - time
Start the Xiztr to working f
when alt other troubles '
"My wife was a confirmed drspepde. Sotne
three years age by the advice of -Dr. Steioer, of
! Augusta, she was induced to try Simmons Liver
f' Regulator. I !ccl gmttful for the relief it has
given her,' and may all who read this and are
afflicted in any way, whether chronic or other
wise. Use Simmons Liver Regulator and I feel'
confident health will be restored to all who will
U advised." Wm. M. Kkrsh, Fort Valley, Ga.
See that you get the Genuine
with red 2 en frtof Wrapper,
. rRErAKSO OKtY BY -
J. H. ZEXLIX st CO Philadelphia, Pa,
th9 Senses of Sat:
andSnsll. " 1 1'
TRY THE cuiiE.&i"FEVEH
is a disease-of the mucous membrane,
generally originating in tne nasal pas
sages and maintaining its stronghold in
the head. .From this point it sends forth
4 noisonotts virus into "the stomach and
thraugh the digestive organs, corrupting
ino blood ajm producing other trouble
some and ifaugerou3 symptoms.
A particle 13 applied lato each nostril, and is
agreeable. Price 50 cents at druggists; by mall
rejfisterpd, 83 cents. KLY UliOS., x35 Grscawich
aureet, jiew lot k.
y ' -y - i3:ty.
CAN'T BE BEAT!
' They stand where they ought
to, right square , ;,-
It Was a Hard Fight But They
Just read what people say
about them and if 3011 want a
wagon comb quiekly and buy
out), cither for cash or on time."
HSatlSBUHT, N. C.
If Kept. 1st, 1S6.
Two rears ao I 'feou'-ht avervli'ht two
horse Piedmont waon of tlie Agt;nf, Jno.
A. Uovilcu; have lised it near yM. the tune
since, have tnca rt severeiv in iisuuii" saw
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logs and other heavy loads, and have not Take .a few examples of this; ue
had to pay one cvnt for repair. I look ' p!ontl)ly misshapen 'character, who
anon th Piedmont wagon astiie btfitThim- i 1 1
bleSkeiu wagon made in the United State.
Th" timber used in them is most excellent
and thoroughly well seasoned.
Sawsecut. N. C. - -An.
About two years ago I taught of Jno. A,
Boyticnaoue borsd Piedmont wagon which
1 1. -. : . 1 . - .
has done ranch service and " no pait-of it
has broken or given aTay and consequent
It it Las cost nothing tor repairs
V , - j Joujj D. Henlv.
! Salisbukt, N. C.
j Sepr. S I, 18C.
Eighteen monthi ago I bought of John
ABiyden, a H im-Ii Thimble Skein Pied
mont wagon and h4c used it pretty much
all the time and it has proved to Imj a hr-t
a war and therefore it has required no re-
pairs. ; i ' X- A. Walton,
- Tiir,SBirnY,-Nl C.
I Sept. rit h. 1888.
Snlisbary. a 2i in Thinible Skein Piedmont
waon their lightest onc-horse wagon I
Kept u in aimost t-onsiani nso ftni.
during the time hive hauled on it at blast
73 loads of wood ;and that wilhont any
reakageor rcpatrsi r L. R.. Waltox.
ACRES of good .land, 6 nule
ll -.-lu C f
isoa ior M.111. . ;.. .
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Tliis dauntless ? onecr maiuen's name
Is iuscribed in'gultl oil 4 he scroll of Fame;
She as the lasr-ic wha kuewDo feaf
When the tomahawk gleamed on the far
frontier. "1 i ' 1
If deeds of daring should win renown,
Let us honor , the damsel of Wheeling
"' ; town, -y J.,- y :."'.,:-ff .r-! --:'
AVho bi a ved the danger with deep Ldis-
dain - I . y y .
Bright-eyed, buxom Elizabeth Zane.
'Twas more than a hundred yearsiago; I
They were close beset by the dusky j foe,
They had spent of powder their scanty
store, ' . V I ; k I i
And who the Raantlct should run for
more? . . . j
She sprang to the portal and shouted "I !
'Tis better a girl than n man shouldj die,
My loss would bo but the garrison gain:
Unbar the gate !" said Elizabeth Zanc. j
The powder was sixty yards away;
Around her the fotjmen in ambush lay;
A3 she darted from shelter they gazed
with awel I M
Then wildly shouted, "A squaw 1 a
She neither swerved to the left nor right,
Swift as an antelope's was her flight: -
Quick I open the door," she cried amain,
No time had she tf waver or wait,? ,
I5ack sue must go ere it be too late : ;
She snatched from the table its cloth in
baste, 4 ;.
And knotted it deftly about her waist,
Then filled it with powder never, j ween,
Had powder so lovely a magazine;
Then, Sfcorniug the bullets a deadly
Llko a startled fawn fled Elizabeth Zane.
She gained the fart with her precious
S' roug hands unfastened the oaken gate;
Bravo men's eyes suffused with tears,
That had there bec strangers for; many
' years : j
From flint-lock rifle3 again there sped
'Gainst the skulking redskins a storm of
And the war-whoop sounded that day in
Thanks to the deed of Elizabeth Zane.
Talk not to rne of Faul Revere,
A man, on horseback, with naught to
Nor of old John Burns, with his bell
He'd an army to back him, so what of
Here's to the heroine, plump and brown,
Who ran the gauntlet in Wheeling rtowu I
Hers is a record without a stain ; '
Beautiful, buxom Elizabeth Zane 1 1
John S. Adam, in S!f. Nicholas.
Perhaps 3 0a have met with one or
two Habit u.il fault-finders in the course
of 3 pur life. Perhaps you -hare lived
in thejsame house with such a one.
Perhaps you have felt the ragged edge
of their cruel word?, from day to day
from week to week,' from year to ; 3ear.
They make a hell all around them, and
it will be a wonder if one shall ever be
allowed to enter paradise. Would they
not criticise and find fault with the
golden streets and the river of God ?
Would they not turn up their noses at
tie pure robes of the redeemed and let
fly their poisou-tijiped arounds at the
angels of light ? Would theyl not
scorn the four and twenty elders iwho
stand around the great white throne ?
Is it presumable, that since nothing
almost nothing in all this beautiful
world is good enough to escape their
malevolence, that there is anything in
heaven that will turn back the tide oi
I their - teeming words of reproach ; and
i't r.,m 1
' 1 illl.L lltllllll' . . , '
0 ; . . . .
may be styled for convenience, Mai.
She looks dut from her window and
sees two persons walking down street.
One of them enters Ler ho se -wlvcre
he belongs and the other psisses n.
Mai. Jimmy, who was that that
came with you to the gate ?
Jimmy. It was Wni. Newell.
Mai. I thought it was some fool.
JimmyWhy, hy do you call
him a fool? He seemed to be a very
decent sort of a person talks well
behaves well,,, and minds his own
Mai. He comes of a foolish set and
A warrant he is no better,
Jimmy. Do you know him? has
he ever spoken to you, or done you any
harm? ' .
Mai. No, no,' and what's more I
, , - ' . . , , . t
don t wan t him to speak to me, tor 1
know he s of. no account.
Jimmy, who had
known Wm. ; Nc-
well for several years and valued him
on account of his intelligence and good
behavior, withdrew from the room
without another word, feeling wound-
. .. . , - . t .u
ed to the ojick. ana ior nis me cwqiu
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nol? untlettland why Will, should be
thus summarily cut up and denounced.
Hejwasj indignant, but saw that the
betfer jplant was to say nothing, for
uotjhi'ig could avail for the relief of his
feelincs or his friends
Takej ansther case. Lookinc from
thaft ?ame window and be it known
thai these censorions rwmlp nm nl nnvc
on the lookout for subjects of abuse
sheseesj a gentleman and lady ap-
pr.iicliirjg peeps at them through
lilidds. I Her vision is,, pretty dull,
but! she makes them out. or thinks she
immv. how in the world did
it happen that you . were strolling down
street this-evening with Poll Jones; P
Jiramj. You were never worse mis
ttlien in your life. I have not seen
Miss Mary Jones in a month.
Mal.Tf-1 know better. I saw you
witlji my own eyes
Jimmy. beg your pardon, madam.
Yon saw luej with Miss Minnie Mc-
Ivct this afternoon, who is just as
pretjtj', smaH and sweet a girl as Miss
Hal.- "Pretty, smart and sweet T
just like fool men the world overr cap
tures! by pretty, faces and havVt the
sense to "inquire within.1 What ac
count are either or them ?-flanting
abot to show themselves.
mmjr.; My conscience, Mai, where
willj you; find
better girls on this reen
eardi ? 4- !
jv4.ai. rot m your green imagina
tion!, I ni sure.
As Usual, Jimmy tore himself out of
the rooni, and sought comfort and re
lief I in playing with the dog in the
yard, whose! unaffected fondness for
him; kept them as constant good
friend. Pedro always met him with
joyebs demonstrations, and he always
rewarded the affectionate brute with
gentle caresses and pleasant words.
A thousand such examples might be
giveji, touching persons high and
low,! male and female, from the age of
a wqjek to 80 years; and every subject
thatSfalls within the range of human
knowledge and. conversation. The
habipnal 1 fault-finder is always ready
cocked and primed, and is sure to fire
whether she (or he) hits or misses
She s a Walking, waiting and watch
ing nag:izine of infernal grievances,
m re to be dreaded than seed ticks,
jiggers, sbakes, briars, thorns, thistles,
an elnpty purse, a broken roof house,
small pox, the seven year itch, mumps,
measles, Asiatic cholera or yellow fe
ver, j Arid yet I suppose they are of
some use in this sin-stricken world of
oursj and that human duty requires
their! acceptance as a necessary part of
the generral make up.
Tle potter, of the same lump, makes
one vessel to honor and another to dis
honoV. The ways of God are past
finding oht, and if He should make one
soul 1 to :be saved and another to be
damrjed, who shall say iintohim "What
do'esf thou?" C3nics and. fault-find
ers ate like thorns and briars, and al
though we cannot understand it, they
undyjibtedly have their use in the
t,riud scheme of the Infinite Creator;
and i. like thorns and briars their , end
is to be cut up by the roots and burned,
it is none the less true that
they fulfill the purpose of their crea
tion and teach a ' natural1 and proper
end. . p. p.
The Bight Kind of Younj Hen to Love.
I ldvc aj young man who loves his
mother sofoadly that for her sake he
is chifairoii to other women, 1 love
a young man who wilL step out of liis
way to avoid crusning a worm, ana will,
not decern it beneath his dignity to suc
cor n stray kitten. I loveji young man
who ii pure-hearted and slow to laugh
at smutty Stories. I lo e young man
who bfelieve3 there is a nobler career iu
life thjan to be a good dancer or a suc
cessful society man. I love a yoemg
man who is not ashamed of tears for
others? Sf-rtows, for a tender song or
for al beautiful thought. I love
young mail who cannot be laughed out
of a dty, jor ridiculed froim a purpose.
f lrw!n. riiminr m:in who luitex trhixkfll
m. . j
as atvjels hate satan, and thinks too
T.' 11 1 A . f .... 1 M
mucn Of iWf orain 10 mane smoxeu meat
of it. j I depis a "goody-goody'1 young
man hut I love a good one. I wcull
not lille toibe even third cousin to
duie, put ;t love a young man whD is
hail fdllowi well met with nice girls.
and sa ris not the conipanionship of
his sisters. Ax.
e stomacn or a cow Kiiieu in
. I 1 Ml '
LaCroSse, Wis wers found one silver
piece, two wood screws each an inch in,
lenfftht s:t carpet tacks, z-3 shingle
nails, twol large knitting needles and
one street railway spike three inches
long. Une of the needles naa pierceo
the cofv's lungs, and caused the forma
tion of a big turner,
r f ! Falpitatroa of tis Heart
TrcatinrT of mlnitatinn nt tlia
Dr. B.W. R:chardson says that while
pcupiwiwng nean may oe a diseased
heart, it need not hi n rl
the heart is organically diseased there
is no more reason why it should be
affected with nahnLilTon fn it:i
healthy. It mav h nlrvp mno.
ally, that the subjects of palpitation
are. as a rule . of
lhey are "impressionable" people. And
they are also people of active-natarcs.
In childhood they are- exceptionally
sensitiTex and they remain so. The
treatment of rjakihiHnn
hygienic, and medical, and the value of
nese stands in the order m which thev
here stand. The errand
moral treatment is to ; impress the sufr
viic wuuueacn uiai inen? IS
no instant danger fjPom the seizure:
or paipuauon is iea oy tear, and so
little as an expression of fenr bv th
looker-on increases the intensity of the
overaction. In like manner all hurrv
nd worry "aggravate the svsbm. and
so, during the attack, the utmost care
should! be taken to (avoid noise, haste
na tnssmess. Itegular habits in life
n eating, drinking and sleeoin?? sum
ip the hygenic requirements. Tea,
offee and alchohol in everv ahane 3lr
always unfavorable in cases of palpita-
wwu. iuc quaniuy 01 nuia lauen
should be limited in amount, and the
nearer it .COmes to water, nnre nnd
simple, the better. Something requires
i u 1 i 1 .i j3 -Si
iu uc oaiu uuuub meutai as wen as
physical food. Reading, amusements
and nastimos tvbiK l-onn I rr fFn.f
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emotional faculties are to fie avoided ns
much as more plainly physical excite
ment. vvnatever mental food keeps
the mind awake, whatever makes the
sufferer hold his breath with wonder
of anxiety, is bad a bad can be. Ex
citing novels, plays, exercises, games
ot cnance, should most surely be put
asiae. cut good, steady, pleasant,
mental work is not harmless merely, it
IS useful: it nrevents the mind from
brooding over the bodily incapacity,and
it oecomes an element of cure. There
is one habit against which it is neces
sary to protest, that 13 Mthe habit of
smoking tobacco, and the use of tobac
co as a luxury in every way. Tobacco
is the worst of enemies to soundness of
heart and steadiness of heart work.
Hake it Odious.
"Try to get acquainted with the
man whom you -propose tp wed. As
you get more thoroughly acquainted,
try to get a whiff of hw breath. See
that he is temperate. ,lf you find that
he loves the flowing bowl, and that his
hot breath as it courses through his
clinched teeth, scorches the cotton in
3'our ears, draw yourself up to your
full height, crack your heels to
gether twice in rapid .succession, and
Thus adviseth the apostle of humor
Dill iN ye, and it is advice that is al
wool and a yard wide. It is advice
which, if followed strictly, would solve
the teraperanco problem. lutemper
ance must be made odious, and the
women of the land, iu that respect,
hold the balance of power. Women
should keep constantly in mind this
one f ;ict : Respectable wen tcill not as
sociate with drunken women. Then
why should not the rule work both
ways ? Ostracise every drinking man
and put him on a level with the crimi
nal, and see how many men will con?
tinue to drink under so severe a penal
Girls .Bill Nve has given 3rou much
philosophy sugar-coated with humor.
Follow it, and you-'will not only be
happy yourselves, but the whole hu
man family will be more prosperous
and happy. hx.
Very Sensible "Japs." ;
In Japan the old-school physicians are
permitted to wear only wooden swords.
This is a gently sarcastic way of expres
sing the opinion .that they kill cnoui
people without using weapons. But tl
druggist ! who introduced' Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery into the Em
pire, carries a tine steel blade, it was
round that all who tried ; this wonderful
remedy for coughs, colds, consumptive
tendencies, blood, skin and liver troubles,
were without exception, greatly bene
fitted. The Mikado himself is said to
nave "toned up" his system by its, use,
and the importer was therefore permit td
the exceptional nonor 01 wearing tne
s vor4 of the nobility.
flow Fortune Tellers Get Your Dollar.
"You've had sickness and trouble
YonHl have some property fall to yon
You do riot have full confidence it
voUr husband. 1 ou have a very geii
tie nature. Everybody lovc3 you. You
have had trouble with ia relative. It
w:is not tour fault. Beware of a blue-
eved woman with a tnole on her left
cheek. One dollar call again." De
troit Free Press. V
l53HSUMPTiO:i SUSSLY CU2ED.
To tub EditoIi Please infonri your
readers that I have a positive remedy for
the above named disease. By its timely
ue thousands of hopeless cases have
bjen permanently cured. I shall be glad
to send two bottles of my remedy Fbek
to any of your, readers who have eon
sum pi ion if they will send mc their ex
press and! post office address. Respect
fully, 1 m- '
TV A. Slocux, M. C., IS! Pearl st, N. Y.
- No falsehood can endure touch ot
celestial temper, but returns of force to
its own likeness.
Charitatle 2Tr. Bowser.
EXPERIENCE -AS A
BENEFACTOR AST DISPENSER CP
. J " CHARITY. ; . ';.
I don't want the puTdic fo" co the
impression that Mr. Bowr w iul
good-hearted marr Such an. idea
would do hun great injustice. He is a
little queer Hin some of h -wm..
all right as a whole, and
hearted man never livpd. Vl.n A
began hnnse-keemn" and
hired girl Mr. Bowser called me into
the library, shut the door and dropped
his voice down to the confidential
pitch and said: - ,
Mrs. Bowser, let's start out nVhf. ,-
t , $ renieci the feelings of that ' poor
She's jast as good as we are. and w
musn t rmt pn anyairs over her. She
shall eat at llhe table with us, and if
she has any! time from her work von
raignt learnj her how to ung and play
the piano." .
"I can't uite agree with von! Mr.
Bowser. ' - :
"Oh, yoti can't? Woraans mortal
enemy is woman, f- Wr II, - I'm going
out and hayeta little talk with. Eliza
and tell her what I'm witling to do,"
j. jisteneo, at the kitchen door. Mr.
Bowser is no man to- beat nhrmfc tb
bush. He went right at the basiues
in hand by saying:
"Eliza, nobility does not consist in
She slid away from him toward the
sink. - T-
"You are not to blame for being in
your nreseut position, -j How , would
you like to iake singiiig lessens?"
She looked at him with her mouth
open. I -'
"And learn to Flay5 thr piano?"
She opened her mouth still wider.
"And perhaps learn to sketch and
paint?" ; -; ,
She seize4 a pan of water and whirl
ed on him with :- j ;
"You Infernal, cross-eyed old repro-
bate, to talk to an innocent girl in
that? fashion;! Get out of my kitchen
or I'll drown you in a minuteT''
When we sat - down ' to : supper. T
wondereM why Eliza hadn't put on a
plate fotherself, and asked Mr. Bow
ser when Ij should - begin her piano
"Mrs Bowser, have you lost the little
senseproivpossessed two or three months
ago?1 he hotly exclaimed, and I
thought it best to let the subject drop :
right there. ,
A few days after that a boy about
eight years old came to the door to bog
and as soon as Mr. Bowser caught
sight of him he observed: ! . ' r
"Call the little-haver in and let bint
see that the 'milk of human kindness
has not all dried up. Now give hiru a
good breakfast." - - "
The cook stuffed him till he could
eat no more and then .Mr. Bowser,
brouglit hirrj into the sitting-room and
cut his hair, washed the little ioneV
face with His own ' hands, ; arid wua r
going to call the cook in to wash his
feet, when 1 1 protested.
"Now, Mrt Bowser, that Is going too
far. We don't keep a county house
here. L I -
"Don't we? wouldn't have your
mean spirit forAll the money in Araerr
ica! It is" just such people as you who
have added to the woes of norerty and
the wickedness of the worta."
"But we can't make shell a fuss over
every beggar that comes along." -
"iSooody expects you to. You are
expected to stand in the door with a
browbar and brain every poor unfortu
nate who stops to ask Tgr a mouthful
of food. 1 1 shall go home with this
boy. I want to have a talk with his
father, and it may end-in my adopting
him." . j- : ' ' ?
Mr. Bowser led the boy away, and it
seemed, as J afterward came to known,
went borWe With him. When he left
the boy's house a man Was chasing him
with a shovel and 'a woman with a hoe
handlevss trying toiead him off, and
the boi himself stood in the door and
clapped his hnnds. When Mr. Bow
ser came home I asked -what had be
come of his adopted son and ho roared
"None of your business! If I had
your spirit I d expect to be ' struck, by ,
lightning!" ffe . - - z S 1
When we jgot cur hoT3 we got a
colored man to take care of him, and at "
their first interview I heaid Mr. Bovi ssr
I say to him: -' ' '" . .
"iow, Mr.' Johnson, vou are not to
blame for either yoor color or your lack,
of education. It- lotr have not had a
show. Take that barn and manage it
according to your own judgments I've
got a suit of clothes in the house for
you, and there are plenty of books in
the library." '
Mr. Johson took ten books fjtom the
libniry the first, day of his ariirul.K
On the second day he disappeared.77 So
did the harness and robes ad a lot of
tools. Mr. Bowser was furious. He
wanted ten detectives on the case all at '
once, and aslbe started to telephone for
them rsaidV'J-': - .Iv 'J-.ei-.; , v
1 "Perhaps he has "retired to n cave '
with the leu books to enrich his mind.
And perhaps 1 ain't the biggest idiot '
in the State of Miehigau lor marrying
you!" he shouted bnt k as he ground
away at the crank and lifted ti:e chief,
of jiolice oftl hU cbuir.---riJd.vit 'Free '
Conscience is tm pulse of re;tsou.