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'In Essentials c Unity In Non-Esscntifils : LibpIn All Things Charity;
R. I. BE ALE, Editor.
: SUHSCRI1 'fcION:.1.00Tet Tcr
POTSCASI, K: GM MONDAY, APR6i;i883; 'f :
Officers National Grange P. of H-
ll8tr J. I .Woodman, of Michigan.
0?ereer Per Dardem, of Mississippi.
Lecturer II. EBBi can, of JM-ibsouri.
sitward Wm. Sims, of Kansas.
Assistant Steward J. I. Rosa, of Del.
dhanlain II. 0. Devries, of Md.
Tjeftsurar F. AJ. IIcOowki.l, ctXewTork.
Secretary -W. M. Isklasd, "Wasbington, D. C.
tta.tA-KeDer J. V. Scott of Ark.
Ceres - Mrs. If. H. AVoodmah. Micbicatu ;
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Pomona. Hrs M L. Uabdex. ol Mihriksiv. I
Flora MraE. M.Nicholmon.. of Nfcw Jersey. j
Ladj Aam'I Steward Mr. II. A. Simk, o! Iuid- ,
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D. Wtatt kuis, of South CaroliuA.
J. .FI ' Bsian m, of Ohio
rU. J. M. Bt.iNTON. ofVa. i ,
J. J. Woopma.h. of lich. ;
Officers N. C State Grange P. afH.
MHter--W. R. Villiams, Pit'.
OTrer C. i. Pitt-., of C;dvrnn,
Lctare H. McS'u ii,.of Cib.'irr-.
istewArd W. L. Tayloe of Uert.forJ.
A't SttwarJ Dr C L. Killebrkw, of Edgecombe-
C'baphun ltv. Wm. Graht, of Nortb;imptjn. ;
Treinre; A. Vv; Kablky. of Bern'.
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Sretry-L. T. llray.r.. wf Norihampton.
Gte-KMpei Jcwrs Brke, oXah.
fro Mrs P A FI i.oiirs. f Flertford.
lWiiu-Vr. Cabrii W. Taylou, "
Flora yi-H. H P Whlumi, f Pitt
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J.. As t. btewant -jviiss 41. A. n bstss, of
liXF'Ulb'K: COMMUTER: J
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r. Wm (,itan r.i ?.e.ison. - f
Hi. D. C far.x. Lethel, Pitt C. J
c n HMI. P;)(vErL. of n.,. . i
Kear. !. BkalV.,' -PeUeaVi: x-ufJlcio Secleta: j
Officer's Roanoke District Grange.
P.TUOXS F 11 URBAN UHV
Master Dr. J. W. Svhoms. of Ber'.ie i
Overserr (i. M. 1'OWKLU of Xo:th:unp
ton. I.-cturer S. W. Aumack, of Hertford.
Steward T. .1. VoM BLE of.IIcrtford.
Aft S. K. T. Martin of Xorlhamptou.
Chaplain -lltv. .Iisitu Buxcir. of Berti.
Treasurer II. C. KlAVARDs, of Xorth
HBiptou. Secretary - C. v". Mit HTcr-L of Hertford
Gate-Kfepnr .J. Lassitk , of Har-
Pomona -Mr. I. A. Holomox of llert-
Flora Mrs. VM. Gkaxt, of Northamp
Cerer . - Patience Outi.and, of Xoi th
auu)ton. Stewardess--Mis.-? Theo. E. PowrKl,I., of
Tiov. Wu. Grant, of XorLbawptou.
v M. T- Tayloi. of IUrtford.
Z)r J. W. Scskomx of Beriie.
Tb Giatige rnoets paart-i It lb first Tuf.
py aud Wednesdtij in March, June. 8pt.io -bar
aad Dec ail fi
" NottiiaWDt n. W. H. 'h.liim. WonHlund
"Jprth C.rol r..i.
Hertford S. M. ArMcs. HxrreHsville, X. C.
Prtie. Capt II. Haeruon. Aulauder. N. V.
Halifax. P. E. Smith. Scotland Nck. N. C
Mrlin J. A B. Cooper. U u.ilton. N C
Edgtfcombe.-J. E. Pohjr T.iboiov c.
Cbarru5.n. McNamar. ilt. r;..ct. N.C.
Onslow. IIili E. KiNi. Pea Xut N.C.
Xah. B. C. STiKK'KLiNn.
Norfolk Business Agents.
Messrs. JONES. LEE & CO i
Hertford Powna Grange P O H
neriJUfd rynwna orange. r.0,l1
Waster Dr. J. 'W Skw.ms Pitch Landictr.
fieore'arv . if. Ai-vack, IlArMlsville.
Mwta '!rIy-WdeMly before the 2nd
StjndiT in Jkuihtt, April. July aad Oetobr.
nt 10 o'clock a. m.
Northampton Pomona Grange
f Patkoss or flcuBANoar.
VUaUr -ReT. W, OtAXT. JnrkrHia.
itrUr.T K R. MADDRtT. rtojkiuv. Va.
Met qartrlv -tb 4th Tadn.T iu Jnna
' rr. April, Jalj aud October, t 10 o'clock a ui
The Aew Chnrcb Organ.
by Aunt xancy.
They've got a bran new organ. Sue,
For all their fuss and earch:
They've done just what they said the j '4 do,
And letchetf it Intochirch,
They're bound the critter shall be run
Aud on the preacher s right
They've hoisted up their new machine
In everybody's isiht,
They've got a chorister and choir,
Asf'n my voice and vote:
j For it was never in y desire
lo prairie the Lord by note !
1 v swwr gowi ana true
l-or he and thirty vear,
I've done what seemed my part to do,
An' prayed my duty clear;
Ive sung the hymns both slow and quick,
Ju.t w the preacher read
! An' twice when deacon Tubus was sick,
j I tooJT the folks un' Jed :
J And now iheir bold neu-fangled ways,
j In eomin' all about,
i And I right in my hitter days,
Am fairlv crowded out I
To-day the "preacher, good old dear,
With tears all in his eves.
,tJ fJ v)y V"1 clear
j Jo mansion. in the. skies,
j j ar;ly8 Hked that blessed hymn,
1 1 s'pose I always wilL
It somehow gratified my whim,
! In good old OrtjnnMe;
' But when that choir got up to sing,
I couldn't catch a word;
1 They sung the mot dog-goudest thing
! A IkiiIt ffV lwrird '
i Some worldlv chaps was staudin' near,
An' kI,u I see them grin,
I bid farewell to every fear,
And boldly waded in,
1 1 flight chae their tune along,
11rl r.i'ir'! wirh nil inv mi-rhf
j 1)u, though mr voice ig
1 I couldn ttir it right;
When tJiey was high then I was slow
Ai' also contraiwise;
Aii I too fast or they slow
'To "uiaitsiona iu the skies."
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I I didn't understand; an' so
i started in too soon.
I pitched it pretty middlin high,
1 fetched a. lnstv ttn?
But. Oh, alas ! I found that I
Was singm' there alone !
They laughed a lit lo I am told,
But I nad done tny b.'.t.
"And not a wave of trouble rolled
Across my peaceful breast.''
And iter Brown I could but look,
Sire its right front of me.
She never was no singin' book
An' never weit to be; .
But thtu al'ays tried to do f
The best shfvcould she aid,
Slie u'.iderstuod the tune right through
An' kept it. with her head,
But when she tried this mornin', Oh,
I had to laugh or cough !
It kep' her head a bobbin eo.
It even most came oft" !
An'. deacon Tul)bs he all brokedown,
A one might well suppose
He took one look at sister Brown,
And meekly scratched his nose;
He looked bis hymn book through and
Ami laid it on his seat,
And then a pensive sigh he drew
And looked completely beat,
And when they took another bout,
He didn't even rise,
Hut drawed his red bandanna out
An wiped his woepin' eves.
I've been a sister good and trae
For five and thirty rear;
I've done what secme I my part to do
An' prsyed my duty clear;
But deaUi will stop ray voice I know ;
For he is on ray track.
And some day I to church will go.
And never more come back ;
! And when the folks gets up to sing
Whene'er that time shall be
I don't want no patent thing
; A squealin over me!
The Oblif in Yowng Wan.
( irit rpriv fnr Mefn mnA w
tioa" td the conductor of . r.il.:Ptng. ' "
, w . . , , .
roau tram, as tne steam horse, harnessed
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his twenty-mile trip, stood chafiu, snort
Hng and coghtnir, throwim? un inr
.puffs of mingled gray and dingy vapor
from his sturdy lung.. Cars ready for
Boston and w-y stations
Oh. yes." replied a brisk young man,
with bright eye, peculiar smirk,spotted
neck-cloth and orav critpr ;k .xi
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way stations. All aboard. Nor' yon
time quick, or you'll tjse 'em.' Noir,
then, ma'am. ; :
'But, sir remonstratetT the Cold lady
he addressed, and whom'he waj urging
at the steps of a first-claja car. ,
Oh, never mind, nhyd the brisk
young man. Kaow whnt you're'" going
to say--too much trooluC none 'what
ever, I assure you f?rfect stranger,
true but scriptural inhinction, Mo as
'you'd be done by. In Aith you ding!
j ding ! there's the bell l off we go t V.l
And so in fact thy did go off ait for
ty miles an hour.
JJut, sir,' said the okTadT, trembling
violently. ; l"i , 1...;
'I see,' interrupted th oljiiging young
bargain cars full qufk, or-you'll lose
'But, sir,' 8aid the old Udywith?fler-
j vous trepidation, 'I jQrw&stCt going to
f "V r .7
The deuc you weren't r.WelLWell,
j well, why couldn't you pay so J'y'Hullo!
! vjjih uii,ji ; owu 111c f ; .
'Can't do replk
watering Station.' s?l
the old woman, wrhigir
! what shall I do f.
j 'Sit still;! take, it c
! crying for spilt milk
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cureu luiisi ie enoyrer
sharp ; you inuigut have
all this troubl ?.'
Away went the cars
nacillntirAr iwbiln thin
.- ""kl j ""iiw
Ha !' he mutterec
I l y.ll ..'
: a. piMjI J-Ullllg iCJIOWfJlil
j sick, perhaps ; pale ehe
Jet - Shakes- j
I - never told his lovei 1
' Deare I'm his man ! ,
look out for i
j the old woman. Here
i fifteen miles to Lowell
ekire, ma'am, j
1 lookout for the car3 on
! Good-bye-pleasant trij
I Ding dong went the
j 'Hullo! here's her
bna lie ! Catch,
three heads !
A l ; a i 31.
vu.i uu. in" cwaseu a uuntlie alter tne
old woman, he resume ! his seat.
'Confound it !' roared a fut man in a
. , .
I "putci. j.vju in .rcatun oil my
'Beg pardon,' said IbloluVim voun"
1 man. 'Bad things, confc-'trifiiiv sum'
of misery now added to the foot of your person whom you qualified in your let
account;' old author, nune forgotten iter intended for my niece as a -hateful
; Never mind , drive on !' j hag' in whose eyes you were 'throwing
i 'Hut where's my bundle V asked the dust.' Vliat do you say to that, sir T
j fat man; 'Conductor! Where's my!
bundle ? Brown paper red strin. Saw ;
I it here a moment since.'
The conductor knew nothing about it.
. The obliging young man did. It was
the same he had thrown out after the
old woman. '
! 'You'll find it somewhere,' he said.-
; with a consolatory wink. 'Can't lose a
' brow: nniwr bundlp T' tril ..e
. ...j... . - . . . v. n itrvi ) tell
, ..Ar .
: aiwavs turned up; n:tie boy, sure to
bring it. 'Here's your bundle, sir, ninc-
! nenoe. iiIpasp ' 4 All ritrht ,m V, .1 t
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! Here the obliging young man took his
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, 6eat besid the pale-faced vouth.
, '111 health, sir r
, No. Kir. renlien tnp tn r.f arA tu
, 'ientai malady eh f
-llental malady eh V
- Th.c young man sighed
'See it all. Don't sav a word man
Cupid, heart, from heart fored to part
4 No. sir.'
'Flinty-hearted mother T
'Flint- bp. rP aunt
rr- m .i i i urii n i m
r nodded assent
, TeU m9 tbe story-: ; j'm aistracgeV I r'- - A . IrrrT cr TTcali !Ici -tl-M
j buty -heart is Bere;;?ir;;..Whercnpdn v -T ."V : 'v'.',--:,::!.'1",-
the 'obliging young? man .j refertccuto Va IVe ini stake , strong Tcclmg'tn -U" v ;
watch pocket In Vis plaid vest, and hod-3rtrorrg tharacterV man whovbear ; ri ,''t
ded with a great ' deal ; or jntemgencc. j all r;rc:c.:ra bcicrs irhowc frowar'i.O: - -; ,' .
doctor said to'he little boy ;tbat".swal- quuke because, he bis his WilL cibtye;!' Vx-.V, J
The lovesick youth inform the obtvg- j hfaji a rong mVn; ' The iruth is thit h ; - -; ?; ;
ing younp. man that he IovedVaridWAsjU aTrak tnan j it is. Jhirprnftha
wnose auni; acungay ceguaruian, opf cnuc. - xoujmus mfaUf t ... igv, v v
I raised his suit. Vile Was iroinfrto Boston lof a ni:m bv tlie nowar v : f Hnifr-.i' 1
to put a plan of elopement into ;opera-jho subdues, not by, the v cithosvi;'
.throw iie'r otfheruara, the other to iof-r!gtb. r U!ify.er see a man riJ : ft -t-.'N
tpeo.videnccars.;The aitficulty Tr.o . . .1 tiyuj feply , qmetlj, tJ
to cefc the jettsrs : delivered- - Thi3 th d ' Ti. ; .. :.s ;a man'inirlfjallT stronT. . Ov' :T.
ing youn'; inin?reatlily'
Id do? jneplBothr;the :
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xiiece borp ? tl i v same nar
Brown; but i iaunt5-kf::r .
irith' hlack,.the r" :'s vitliu
, vTbeJctterslTrerc iircrc," vlt.
2:GWo3 to IC li Tir.
mm. m m mm d. . .
v'vrvjiew-m. 2 incnaspatv
Zjfwvid ence cars t e 1 c J u ? t gctti ng
.to'afart Jwbcniiamid all?tae Wstle
"Quick. Emeline, or wc shall lose the j
, The enamored couple were soon seated
beside each otlur aud whirling away to
i Providence- The lady said little, but
I sat with dew-Mcast head and veiled face.
annarentlv everwhelmed with confusion
at the step she had taken. Hut it was
! enough for young Dovekin to know she
was beside him, and he poured forth
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an unbroken stream or delicious non -
it.. : i
i enr k.ui iuc tiiu auivcu ui its ucBie
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I I the station house the ladv lifted
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i uer veil, xiuiiui ami wihumuii , ii
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j was tne aunt : I lie obliging young man
h.nd delivered the wrong letter.
es, sir. said Iiss Brown, 4I am the .
'Say !' replied the disconsolate Dove-'
kin. 'It's no use to say anything; for
it is my settled purpose to spring over
the parapet of the railroad bridge and
apk oblivion in a watery grave. But
first, if I could find that obliging young
n:an. I'd be the death of him.'
'No you wouldn't. said the .voice of
that interesting individual, as he made
lii nnnmriiifp with & lfiflv fin hi arm. i
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'Here sue is taice n?r oe nappy, ai-
ter I'd given the notes, mind misgave
ma -wpnt. Vnek tr thft hous found the
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aunt gone niece in tears followed - af
A , . . .
ter same train last car here she i .
! 'I hope thU will be a lesson,' said
I ' " Hecer..rth, 1 .I..11 min.
; k,-..p.. w rtth,,,,, i-,,
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undertaken lately, on other folks' ac-
t i count, has gone amiss. Come aunt.r
2i ve your blessing -let'em go. Train
ready-rm off-best of wishes-lgood-
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Ive. Can ready for' Boston and way
The aunt gave her blessing; and this
, was the lasi that any of the party saw
t of the O'Mging Yowy Mm.
pniusion, a paxe-iacetl pungtnia mea, spiritual ucroi, to;;. .r s. ,
hi0 beerf eeh as Mr Faroes, h ' -' '' .'- ZrJir , . ;r''
vehstavs. nej'ouslv1 naciny in t , -. Vi . r "
i emu -occasionally,, aarxmg inioi .f j. t; . :-; . . - . .
t.street,. and scrutjnr .even , " f J
A " - i-' .. - cause titosvruo are sirring m u-'OTri r , ;
Ring passenger andj vehicle..-. vt V, - i . 'Jut jJi-: - .
, 4 .ft 1 - 1 ; T i : . estimate thek'own rcijthand.undct-r:
(. . - "V tt:- -rrr.: f vT" raU.that 0' ' Xitors. Selv f
i to snaro'fl bftrk:rlmvt in 'MxuJL '-.... Jfcfc i,p- . ft m i"mn m mS m.
i. I . . . -i v ' ,;- ,s tniwtnr1 '
vr..!?rtr 1 ; c" 1 ver ieo a man jn ansaish, "ttand ;
t ' ... i
d. !lv trial, reraainsiUat and nsTec.teVu '-rl'i :
. the . rld.wht it "wat that cankered Uiii ' yi
with' troS'r passions; v re'm&ino f
f!iRtJ lift won. 1. ppnivrenRitlT vriih- - V f..'
i:: sly lion cr , r.rd indignation , In '.him, v X
can be provoked, r.nd - yet can rcstraiii,;,-,
himself and-forgivc-ftlc:j : .
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looker-on is not uisappointed ; it is tt.
oMnr wlm rsi Ovr weenimr self-con-
deuce refuses to sec difficulties; an
whiph mlfrht five-
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nfwsndo Prosnmntinn and arrotranc
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no opportunity to gather the shattere
t'nrpps tiv rptre.it. There seems to be n
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lion must lesrn lor itself. There is
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mint w iprp tenebnu' enda ina XDer
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; ence begins. It is this which has s
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bounds to human knowledge. ro mf t.
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i can take up the work of another.
: W here it has been left there it must r--
main. The father cannot give or bi -
can n.s procrtr. jicn may vant tnein-
selves as they will, but there is limit
that power ; and that limit seems i i
some cases to have been reached fn on 1
man. Shakespeare and Bacon have ha
no successors. No man has been ablv
to take up their work, where tkey lefi
it. So far as men's efforts are concern ft
their works are completed. As tbv
left them so they remain. No man hat
yet appeared -rho can equal what thsv
iiave done, much less improve upon it.
As far a we know, they reached t!s
limit of man' power, in the direction
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in winch they taught
The child ran."
mistake the road, just aa tne parent mi .
took it. and learn what is the right road.
.only when too old and weary to walk 1 u
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it. An 1 pcrliaj.s it is well it is so. Tli"
.liliitii r r Oi'"i anil !..- fnrm rT vr...1..
cannot be joined in beauty. Could the
y-'.n? .r t; Str9nRth .,, !
fres c i!m dulk-nlties they have to en-
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but woul l faint in tlic ieginning. Favo-
aHI circ-ummanees lar men on to fo
tune, to a greater extent than they a-
willin to admit. In my own profe-
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ssoru tboso wIk have achieved suceess
. .ije carjv part of their career, have fa!
leu heir t the practice of a father of
. presto-. The inh-ntfer cf a practu-a
is a whole generation ahead of him wiv
i the io: nd?x :" oii'i.
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