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"r. a. HASPKB, Frlur.
INDEPENDENT 1 1ST ALL THINGS.
NEW BERNE, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, JULY 10, 1890.
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EDITOR I A I. NOTE
TH heated term at Chicago, nni
the North West generally, hs end
ed. l'BOSPKBOUi seaHons iin.1 good
crops! Ivet uj tilea God and go
TBBfcJl shook of ear tli(U.ikc were
fett at Snta Roa, California on
XLALTLMORK U to l) lighted by
eUnitricitj , pyiDg 5 ceuu p r.
algBC ftir eacU arc lighc.
TBK Allen-BradU-y dihtil!er.
at LruiaVilItt Kv-, buinedon
MnudAj. LoHt 15,000.
It m reported fioui Washington
that tb L'renidenL will connoh.l.ito
the two North Carolina lutinal
tovcuue ditrit'LH Hint itppouit K. A.
", Ttf.ii Chicago World's Fir in not '
progressing, smootb'.v. Suit li.i
beeu brought against the Coujiim.-.
lioMrn te prevent their locating the
exposition on the lake front.
SOUTH Carolinians are culling
ni tk little too much. When :
maas of so-called Democrats insult
Wade Hampton it shows that they
have lost their manners as well an
THE Aaheville Citizen sa: ' A
Citizen reporter made enquiry yes
terday into the taking of the cen.-us.
According to what was told him
moJtttban GO per cent, of those
fBteirVi e wed toad not been neeti by
ei02liDeaday ilr. Dickerson, the
tiMeeaeor Oi llr. Carlisle, appeared
t the bar of the Honse and took
fhe bath of Office. lie is a line
F specimen of Keotacky' best and
fwill worthily wear the mamle of
his illasprious predecessor.
t' THTS Wilmington Star says:
When. Mr. Blaine denounces the
Lodge election law as a measure
calcnlated to Africanize the Sooth
fid Teaefnpon the North,' he hits
thnall aqaare upon the bead
iio heftj sledge hammer.
TffB WaahiBgton Post says: "Mr.
George Vanderbilt keeps adding to
his. landed estate in Bo. acorn b
ooanty, N. 0. Jits last purchase is
twenty-eight acres of Land adjonrn
lag ni place, Bel tmore, for which
he paid $33,000, being nearly $1,200
"WHAT will we do if the
National Election bill passes and
becomes a law!" We will continue
to be patriots and gentlemen.
A lion never moves a hair when a
monkey misbehaves. The inherent
tlaaperiorfty of onr people Aanifests
itself in "all emergencies.
' TsEb .Hendricks monument was
availed at Indianapolis Wednes
day. An immense crowd, repre
senting several Btates was present.
Governors Hill, Campbell and
Frances and Senator Tnrpie made
addresses. Mrs. Hendricks purled
the cord that drew the veil.
McKmLEY is making the effort
of his Life in favor of the gold bags
as against the interest of the
people. It is-natural for McKinley
to stand by tbe interests of the
men wbo furnished $ 135,000 for his
election a few years ago, as a new
election is coming on and be will
want this aid again. Cleveland
' THS conferring of honorary
degrees by colleges is a time hon
ored custom, meritorious and bene
fidal, bnt when a great university
conferred LLD. npon Tom lieed North Carolina attend the prima
it went very far towards showiDg j ries of bis party and give right
that its usefulness was at an end, . direction to the approaching cam-
and the doctrine
of , the fittest."
of "the survival
an exploded I
DIVISION of the Democratic party
in the Sooth on financial or ' eco
nbmic" issues is not to be thought nd if they exist it is by the toler
of for an instant, at present. The aQce of the people and not by vir-
tariff, silver, sob treasury, and other j
questions are of great importance
to all classes of people. Bat greater ! The passage of the Federal elec
than all these pnt together, so far tiou bill imposes upon the South
as the South is concerned, is the !
control of affairs at borne by the
party that represents tbe intelli
gence aad the resources of the land.
There is no financial question im
portant enongh, nor any grievance
great enough, to justify at this time
any course that will weaken the '
Democracy in this section of the
country. Charlotte Chronicle.
THS increased attention given
ia this State to agricultural fairs,
is an evidenoe of progress in agn-
culture, and also of a growing
pride in it. People who are not
prond of their work, will not take
much interest in exhibiting it. This
growing interest is not confined to
tbe white, but is shown also oy the
colored people, who annnaly con
duct a very creditable fair at
Raleigh, The Newbern Journal
annooaots that there will be held
ia tkat oity August 26th to 29th, a
Colored industrial Stock and Fruit
Fair, the first held there, the asso
ciation having been but recently
fQrned. Liberal premiums are
offered, and from tbe efforts being
made and tbe interest evinced, the
i jdieations ere that the fair will be
a good one. la this commendable
movement tbe colored people
sbsald'have not only the moral, but
tbe substantial support and encour-
agemeat of the white people. Wil
CUKATHAM and Hrower both
voted for the force bill.
Another unavailing conference
over the silver bill w.is held Thnrs
President Hahkison hao ap
proved the bill admitting Idaho The individual must have self
into the Union. reliance iu order to win buccess in
When a man's house is on fire any department of life. The
it is no time to send to Jones
know if ne won't thresh wheat nextj
wen It on better f-rms than Smith J
has . tf -red P.tt out the tire? j
'H.wi (irovt-r Cleveland.
)l M-vent six tleiegare8 to thew:uuu!i 01 iue,ujui. inj mwn
:im,.M Dnm-rstie (Convention
in'eit t.vent rle were for
1 he h. ines I
tml Iu.i'k eS-Prpsl
lie r W iiiiiington Me.xseniier.
A tiiMiinM sperif-l July d. taya:
'All indie itions point to a deter
mined tttoi r led by Mr. Howard
Vim cut iu thei;nt isti parliament,
t i dis.'i -iininatr agnllist
States export, in retaliation lor the
McK i n ley t an fl bi il.
EhiiiT Democrats weie absent
from their pot and failed to vote
against the Federal Election bill.
! These men wool 1 tind the rural
; districts better suited to their
hatiits than the halls of Con-
j grehs. Some men manage to be
: fearfully out of place.
i L view of the opposition as yet
dormant, the Chronicle believes
that every county in the State
and every part of the State ought
to be made double sure and bis
friends everywhere ought to see to
it that every Democratic candidate
is an enthsiastic Vance man.
The passage of the Federal
Election Law by the House of Bep-
resen.tatives is no surprise to us.
It is the last desperate attempt to
keep the Repoblican party in
power, hot it will not accomplish
its object. The finger of Fate has
written TtkeV on the wall, and all
ocean's waters caDnot wash it out.
Never before were there so
many candidates for Congress
before the nominating Convention
Among many reasons for this may
be the inability of the present Con
gress to deal with great questions
of public interest, and the national
disposition of every patriot to go
t) the rescue of his bleeding
country. May we not indalge the
hope that the next Congress will
be a big improvement on the
The City Board of Greensboro,
N. C, have had a lively discussion
of the saloon question. After a
most spirited contest, rive licenses
were granted, and the tax fixed at
$500 each. An ordinance was
passed requiring all gambling
appliances, such as billiards &c,
screws, pictures and other obstruc
tions to view to be removed from
The Democrats in the Congress
see the great dangers lurking in
the diabolical Force bill ofRadl
calism and warn the South against
it. They have issued a vigorous
protest that will not go unheeded.
Brother Democrats' of North Caro
lina, it is tbe worst possible time to
set up new idols, to go out after
strange gods, to introduce tbe
wedge of discord to sunder the
grand old party upon which de
pends all political health and life.
Let every good Democrat in
paign. The Democratic party
is rbe people's party and every
Democrat has a right to be beard
in its deliberations. Cliques and
rings have no place in the party,
tue of any right. The people to
grave responsibilities and impor-
tant duties. It is the trumpet
blast that calls us to stand by
sacred right with undying faith
and unflinching resolution. No
possible condition of human
affairs can justify the exhibition of
a craven spirit. Manhood must be
the distinguishing characteristic of
The nr8t crack9 made in the
8mooth surface of friend. hip are as
dangerous as those which oome to
the sheeny satin garment of young
married love. Freedom of speech
and exacting close attention, neg
lcet of due forms, liberties beyond
tbe license of jast intimacy, all
these are cracks to be stopped in
the beginning, else the time will
come wuen no masonry or tact or ;
of affection can repair them. j
He is the true hero and Bhe ia ,
the true woman with whom the
impulses oi ninuuess are most,
powerful and by whom the call for
help is not unheeded; and they are
best fitted fer usefulness who do
not waste their sympathy in the
fruitless pursuit of useless excite
Kver.vthing iu nature "grows
either healthy or unhealthy; and
character is no exception. It is
either expanding into new and
more lovely forms or it is tonghen-
ing and hardening into deformity.
It is either ripening into richness
and sweetness or shriveling into
The fault, dear Bratus, ih nut iniur
Bat in ourl ve that we are under
j Nothiog is manlier than sell-
reliance. There is uo manliness
1 without it. In its taking ofF man
hood id emasculated.
to I mechanic most rely ou the strength
of his a-m ; the professional man
on the astuteness of his intellect ;,
the larmer upon his judgment and ;
indostry. All men, in the varied ;
j dauntless et-ergy, integrity abjve
, suspicion and spotless reputation.
Nor is this all Social virtues
must be relied ou to secure adn
retain liieuds, for without fnends
patronage will not be commensu
i ate with the wants and necessary
expenses incident to the demands
uuited:of evur" dav Iife'
The'arroeant man is a curse and
a failure; the eelf reliant man is a
blessing and asaccess.
As it is with individuals so it is
with manic palities. The city that
has no self reliance is destined to
become the abode of the owl and
the bat. Tbe beautiful handmaid
ol commerce will Dot abide within
its dust covered and mouldering j
walls ; and tbe goddess of wealth j
will withdraw her golden sceptie !
and leave it to ruin and desolation. I
"Hector's chief reliance must be on .
Heetor," is now and forever true, j
"Put your own shoulder to the;
wheel, and then oall on Hercules.''
A city that is trustful of itself will
command faith in others. The
location of a plant by a citizen will
cause the location of a dozen plants,
and capital will flow in like the
tides of tbe sea. The greatest
enemy to any city is the citizen
wbo has no confidence in its
A period is approaching that will
put tbe manhood and self reliance
of our people to the severest test.
It is probable that the national
elections! bill will pass Congress
and become the law of the land.
The manhood of the South is again
to be tested. We have no fear of
the result. Long ago her sons
learned to Bay with Brutus,
Set honor in one eye and death i' the
And I will look on both indifferently.
For let the god so speed me as I love
The name of honor more than I fear
This land is ours. God gave it
to us, and we have defended it !
Whatever may have been our
faults, no man can say that we
have been false to home and native
land. It is now too late to reverse
the conduct of our lives. With an
honorable self reliance, an unfalter
ing faith in onr fellowmen and a
sublime trnst in God, we will move
intrepidly forward in the path of
duty let it lead where it may.
If anight ot disaster comes, we
will walk through it with all the
stars of honor shining with un
dimmed splendor in our Southern !
A HOOD BEGIX5IXG.
The old saying, "a good begin
ning makes a bad ending," is all j
wrong. "Train up a child in the
ways he should go, and when he is
old he will not depart from them,"
are words of inspiration.
But when we wrote the caption
of this article, we were thinking of
this year's political campaign.
The judicial convention lately in
session at Smithfield made a good
beginning of tbe campaign. It was
representative in the person of
their chosen delegates and the
convention ooold not be otherwise
than representative of the patriotic
aDd virtuous citizens of tbe dis
trict. The best spirit was mani
fested and perfect decorum marked
The nominations were eminently
appropriate. It is no reflection
upon Mr. Allen to say that the
nomination of . Spier Wbitakei
accorded with the fitness of things
and reflected the will of the Pe-
uiouracy oi tne district, lie wa8!men in society is the woman who
an appointee oi tne Governor, and i
his nomination by a convention is
at. nna or, . tu
antinn n,a rs i u i
conduct of the Judge. j
Learned in the law, sound of !
judgment and possessed of the
highest integrity, a man of per
sonal and moral courage. Soier
Whitaker will bear himself gal-j
lantly in the contest and reflect!
honor on the bench.
This writer feels a personal grati
fication in the nomination of Mr.
Pon as the candidate of the con-
vention. for the office of Solicitor.
His father was our classmate and
hig mother one Q thQ 5righteet
Jewela of our Alabama home. A
thousand sacred memories cluster
around tbem, and it would be an
j OQtraee tne nobiefit pmnfions if
I ... "
I rejoice in the elevaf.on
OI a BOa wlJO combines the excel-
lencies of such a father and such a
mother. Mr. Pou has demonstrated
his fitnoHo frr tha o;n
- - vuv va-I v v uuu n ill
wear his robe with grace and
We trnst that the example set
at Smithfield will be followed. Then
will North Carolina be blessed with
a wise and impartial judiciary.
Sound in the faith and acceptable
to the people.
i'oi.i.. iksvii.le, June 30, 1890.
At a meeting helil by the citizens
of J'ollolovillf to offer resolutions
of lespect to the deceased, aud con-
dolence to the bereaved family of
L. W. Harget, jr., who has been in
onr midst for a tew mouths in the
capacity of teacher, and who was
recently drowned iu a storm while
od his way from attendance at the
Teachers' Assembly to Swansboro,
Dr. C. J. Mattocks was called to
j the chair and Mr. Charles Whitty
Jr ,j JfflloE"8a andSr Tbo?
j (.e a i.()iuiiltee was appointed
10 draft resolutions and offer letters
Mr. Harget tud adieu on Satur
day in Pulloksville to his affection
ate mother, brother and sisters and
to his many Irieuds, to visit the
( Uy. Tlo-ie he met the most
learned in the Suite and made a
tine impi essiou ;i nd man, friends. ! uniform custom. The duo allo-JV
Leaving Mo:ehe:'d iu a sail boat in j ance vanes with the individual;
company with .Messrs. Ward and i age, csnstitut ion; sex, fatigue,
Fulcher to leturu home by the waj exercise, each has its share of lo
ot Swansboro ou Tuesday, and j lluence. Young persons and hard
while sniliiig down the sound a workers nat urally need and should
cclone struck the boat which was have more sleep th in those who
capsized and all were drowned, i neither grow nor lalur. W omen
Quiet and retiring iu his dispo-lhave, by common consent, beeu j
stiou, those who kuew him best j assigned a longer period of rest j
loved him most. This friendship j than men. and this ai rangemeut, j
though not demonstrative, was! in the eveut of their 1I01112 hard1
sincere and abiding; his was the
very soul of honor; he was iudeed
"One of nature's uoble young
men." To his tried friends he was
confiding and trustful to a degree
that spurned dissimulation and
hated hypocrisy ; his gentility was
proverbial, and no one who ever
knew him failed to recoguize the
. . . .
fact that he was in the highest
sense a young Christian gentlemen.
This is no idle eulog'. A heavy
cloud hangs over us ; we feel bereft.
And amid the tear clouds which
surrouud t his pall, we lay tenderly,
j lovingly, hopefully this wreath of
immortels upon our iriend and
brother's bier. May tbe God in
whom our brother trusted, who
made his life so beautiful, and who
today makes the memory of him so
precious unto ns, comfort and
sustain the crushed father and
' mother in their old sen. and ns his
' eororades and friends. Dear broth
er rest in peace, and may a happy
reunion await ns in our Father's
The report of the committee was
adopted as follows:
Whereas, God in His infinite
wisdom has seen fit to take from 09
our esteemed and cherished young
friend, L. W. Harget, jr., be it
Resolved 1, That while we bow
with humble submission to the will
of Ilim who doeth all things well,
we mourn the death of our esteemed
yonng friend as a great calamity to
his family and to the entire com
munity ; and are moved by the deep
and earnest feelings of sorrow,
altogether unspeakable and beyond
the power of expression in any
adequate form of words.
2. That the profound sympathy
of each citizen of Polloksville is
hereby tendered to his bereaved
parents in their great and sad
affliction, and we pray God to
strengthen and support them in
their great sorrow.
, 3. That a copy of these resolu
tions be sent to the breaved family,
also to the New Berne Jouenal for
On motion the meeting ad
journed. A. II. White, k
J. B. Bender, Com.
D. S. Bakbus, S
C J. Mattocks, Ch'm.
Chaklks WniTTY, Sec'y.
Tho. W. Strange Itecommeuded.
We see from the Wilmington
Messenger of the 17th of June that
Air, Thos. W. Strange has gone up
from his count?. New Hanover.
endorsed thoroughly and recom-1 Successful Listeners,
mended highly for Judge of this j Next in value to a facile tongue
the sixth judicial district. We ' is an untiring pair of ears. Indeed,
have the pleasure of knowing Mr. ! it is more thau probable that hu
Strange personally and profess to mauity has derived more, solid
know somewhat concerning his at- benefit from is. ears thau from the
tainments, acquirements, etc. fie !
is both a gentleman and a scholar.
A man of fine literary attainments
and an able, high toned, well
equipped law'yer. An honor to his
profession, if elected he would
grace with honor and dignity the
Superior Court bench of North
Carolina. He would without doubt
be an honor to the judiciary of
North Carolina. We take pleasure
in recommending to the people of
this judicial district so worthy and
honorable a man.
Jones County Democrat.
Trenton, N. C, June '28, 1890.
The Happy Woman.
Oae of the most successful wo
men in society is the woman who
absolutely knows nothing that is,
i iQ the ordinary acceptance of the I
'term but whose nature is so nicel v i
adapted to the needs and require-j
meuts of this life thaT; she makes
no blunders, andhurts the tender
feeling of no one. It is a matter
for us to reflect upon, and it should
incite us to help our children to
cultivate that spirit of kindliness
which would just as readily speak
well of people as ill, if not to prefer
to do so. We might teach our
daughters that to listen patiently
to the praise of others will not de
tract in the least from their
charms. Those happy women who I will be all right. No mighty talker church.
are capable of honest and hearty ever quarreled with a taciturn; Grumble, as too many people do,
admiration for persons of their own listener versed in the art of inartic ' about the amount of money re
sex are and always have been ad- ulate assent. I quired to maintain churches, it is
mired and loved, though without One word of caution to the the best invested money in the
accomplishments or eraces save ' natient listener. Disbelieve one-i country. There are scores of hnng-
this one of inborn charity and j
Some look npon successes and ;
failures as lucky accidents or
. aml-.11B miBf.hn. and wonder
wnat the next turn of fortune's;
wheel is to bring them. Others
profit by both, and, by studying
i their cause and the laws, whieh
i govern them,
become wiser and
more able to insure a permanent
and steady success in the future.
"What is prosperity doing for
us V "Well" I'll tell you," said
Chollie's father. "My prosperity
is helping me to get rid of the
The Herniation of Sleep.
; lusoiuni.. is rightly regarded as
j one of the marks ot overwrought
j or worried iurous system, and,
conversely, we may take it that1
( sleep lasting for a reasonable period j
; say, from six to nine hours in the j
case ot adults is a (air test of
nervous competence, Various ac
j cidently causes ma. temporarily
; interft ra with sleep in the health;
j but still, says a medical contempt)
rarv, Iheiule Ik Ids jrood. and a
j normal brain reveals its conditiou
by obeiheiic in this daily rtiy l h
mic variati.i.. Cnstoin can " do
much to coutiiict oi e's natural
term of sleep, a fact of which we
are constantly reminded iu these
days ot high pressure; but the
process H tOO
Laborious days ith scanty
intervals of rest go far to s cure all
the needful conditions i l insomnia.
In ullott ing hours of
im)jsnible to adopt a
sleep it is
v maxim or
work, "is in strict accord with their
generally lighter physical construe
tiou and recurrent infirmities.
Absolute rule there is none, and it
is of little moment to fix an exact,
average allowance provided the:
recurrence of sleep be regular, and
its amount clticient for a persons s
i needs, so that fatigue does not!
I . n I
result iu such nerve prostration
aud irritable as render healthy rest
"Ou Lack of Conscience as a Means
j. nc ioiiowing closes an editorial
in the July Century with the above
title: "The fact is that there is
altogether too much reverence for
rascals, aud for mscally methods,
on the part of tolerably decent
Rascality is picturesque, doubt
less, and in fiction it has even Us
moral uses; but in real lite it should
have no toleration; and it is, as a
matter ol fact, seldom accompanied
by the ability that it brags.
"Oue proof that the smart rogue
is not so smart as he thinks, and as
others think, is that he so often
comes to grief. He arrives at his
success through his knowledge of
the evil in meii; he comes to grief
through his ignorance of the good .
in men. He thinks he knows.
'human nature ' but he only half ;
Therefore he is constantly, iu
danger of making a fatal mistake.
For instance, his excuse to himself
for lying and trickery is that lying
and trickery are indulged in by
others even by some men who
make a load boast of virtue before
A little more or less of lying and
trickery seems to make no differ
ence, the assumes, especially so
long as there is no public display
of lies and tricks, for he under
stands that there must always be a
certain outware propriety iu order
to insure even the inferior kind of
success he is aiming at. But, hav
ing no usable conscience to guide
him, he underrates the sensitive-
i npHa rf rlhr rnnspionnns anf
especially the sensitiveness of that j
vague sentime' t called 'puoiic
1 opiuton,' and he makes a miscal
! culation, which, if it does not land
I him in the penitentiary, at least
makes him of uo use to his respect
able allies, therefore, of no use to
his semicriminal associates-; there
fore, a surprised, miserable, aud
"unruly member.'' By good listen
ers we mean people whocau submit
to be bored to an unlimited extent I
without interrupting the borer, or
responding in any other way than
by "nods and becks and wreathed i
"Open your mouth aud shut your ;
eyes, aud see what Heaven will
send you," says the old maxim; but
"shut your mouth and open your
ears" would be much more sensible
advice. What does a man learn by
talking? Nothing. Oa the other
hand, through the convenient doors
on either side of the temple of
thought, valuable information is
continually "dropping iu." Even
the windows in lrout, the eyes, are
not more useful thau these doors.
Therefore. keep them always
Sleep with one ear open, as well
as one eve. If vou are in the
employ of a loquacious
of a loquacious man of
wealth, match your listening pow
ers against his volubility, though ;
it be as perpetual as the rush of a j
torrent. Your endurance may
have its exceeding great reward.
Don't suppose that he will consider i
you stupid if you make no verbal
reply. Punctuate his discourse i
discreetly with nods and shakes ol j
the bead, laugh where the laugh ,
comes in. aud sigh where there is j
an opening for pathos, and you ;
half of what you hear, aud don't
place implicit laith iu the other
balf until you have submitterjt to ;
all tbe analytical test by which the
various adulterations ot trutn are
detected. Pure facts are rarer
than black swans.
Among all the
is pre eminent. It is the safest, has oeeu a cnange in tne aomiuis
beciuse it is always an anchor; and ' tiou since Ananias' time hasn't
that man may be truly said to live : there, Mamma T"
the most contended in his calling .
who strives to live within the com- A Good Man is the best friend,
nass of it anu tnerefore 1S urst to 06 chosen,
p ' , longest to be retained, and indeed
Georee Bancroft, the venor- never tobe parted with, unless he
able historian, is ill and it is feared , ceases to be t hat for which he was
be will not recover. chosen.
'I11N" I. TROWBTUDGK.
iu; two tramps, Kogfr and I
lingers inv ihi"-. ii'iiii- line,
lump fur the t:Iil lfllKlll lllill.l
"ci- the table; look cat !or the lamp !
The ru0'uf is gi-owiut; a little old:
Tivc- joars we'u- tramped ifirougli
wind and weatlier,
And slept out duois when nights wert
uolil. And ut- and drank and starved
learned what comfi.rt is, I tell
A bed on the tloor, a bit of rosin,
A tire, to warm our thumbs (poor fellow) j
l ne paw lie holds up
Plenty of catgut for my liddlc
l outdoor business is bad fur
Then a lew nice buckwheats hot from the
Aud Hoei and I set up for king !
No. thank yi;, Iever driuk;
Koer and I are exceedingly moral,
Aren't v,e, Uger ! See him wink !
Well, something hot then we won't
! He's thirsty, toe see him nod his head
What a pity, sir, that dogs can't talk !
He understands every word that's said,
And he knows good milk from water
The truth is, sir. now I reflect,
I've been so sadly given to grog,
i wonaer i ve not lost the respect
( Here's to you, sir!) even of my dog.
Hut he sticks by me, through thick and
And this old coat, with its empty
Aud rags that smell of tobacco anil gin,
He'll follow while he has ees in his
There isn't an-ither creature living
Would do it, and prove, through eveiy
" fond, so fmth&al and so forgiving
.lot,"clia miserable, thankless master
,L cll.'.-IflO Mm 1.;. 1 . : I
No, sir!--see him was his tail and I'rin t
, - B-
by Oeorge 1 it makes my old eyes
i That is, there's something in his grin
I That chokes a feLlow but no matter.
.,, , .
V e II have some music, if you are willing
I Aad K(er (hemj wh.lt. a paguea
: cougn is, sir :i
Shall march a little.
Start, you villain !
Stand straight ! 'Boutface ! Salute
Put up that paw! Press! Take your
Some dogs have arms, you see! Now
Cap while the gentleman gives a trifle
To aid a poor old patriot soldier !
March ! Halt! Now show how the rebel
Wlien he stands up to hear his sen
tence. Now tell us how many drams it taks
To honor a jolly sew acquaintance.
Five yelps that's five: he's mighty
The night's before us, fill the glasses!
Quick, sir! I'm ill my brain is gome!
Some brandy thank you there! it
why not reform? That's easily said:
Hut I've gone through such wretched
Sometimes forgetting the taste of bread.
And scarcely remembering what meat
That my poor stomach's past reform;
And there are times when mad with
I'd sell out heaveu for something warm
To prop a horrible inward sinking.
Is t here a way to forget to think?
At your age, sir, home, fortune, friends,
A dear girl's love but 1 took to drink
The same old story; you lyiow how it
If you could have seen these classic
need'nt laugh, sir; they were not
Such a burning libel on God's creatures.
I was oue of your handsome men!
If you had seen her, so fair and young,
Whose head was so happy on this
If you could have heard the songs I sung
SVhec the wine went rouud, you would-
That TtZll be sn-aying
From door to door, with fiddle and
Ragged and penniless, and playing
To you to-uight for a glass o' grog !
She's married since a par.'Oa's w:fe,
'Twas better for her that we should
Better the soberest, prosiest life,
Thau a blasted home and a broken
I have seen heiV Onco; I was weak and
On the dusty road; a carriage stopped;
But little she dreamed, a? on she went,
Wlio kissed the coin that her fingers
You've set me talking, sir; I'm sorry;
It makes me wild to think of the
What do you care for a beggar's story?
, J1 musntf You find it strange?
I nau a mouier so urouu oi mi
'Twas well she died before
If the happy spirits iu heaven ran see
The ruin and wielchedness' here below?
Another glass, and strong, to deaden
This pain; then Roger and I will start
I wonder, has he such a lumpish, leaden,
Aching thing in place of a heart?
He is sad sometimes, and would weep if
No doubt remembering things that
A virtuous kennel, with plenty of food,
Aud himself a sober, respectable cur.
I'm better now; that glass was warming.
You rascal ! Limber your lazy feet.
We must be fiddling and performing
For supper and bed, or starve in the
Not a very gay life to lead, you ihink?
But soon we shall go where lodgings
And the sleepers noed neither victuals
The sooner the better for Roger and
: -rrr. ;
Longer Ragged. Some
one asked the editor of the London
Punch why ragged people never
go to church, and replied, "Because
when people go to church they soon
cease to be ragged." There is a
world of truth in that explanation,
The hungry , creatures tbat have
to be fed and clothed by the hand
of charity rarely belong to any
ry and ragged men who would soon
be able to leed and ciotne tnem-
selves it they were orougnc unoer
Ananias killed for telling just one
lie!" Mamma: "He was, my
son." Boy, thoughtfully: "There
Mas just ic'llirieil with
o el' h
it. t1 New P..
NOVELTIES I V UREsa GOODS, NOTIONS and GENTS'
SflOKS of ovrry de-1 ri:i ivn at '.hi
In READY-MADE CLOTHING
frm 20 to 25 j.er .vnt., a - 1 !,..v.
figures and will nil II, em acenr
i Vvonl Satm-faced
at least I0 or P.' an where i !.- -.
FI.mii.1 Coat an I ' t f-.j Jo.
Seersucker ('oat aiel st tor 7
Boys SuitH from $1 up.
'I' UK FINKST FlUt CiclSJI
Our stork comprises so many NEW
would be a Lard matter t.. enumerate
Feeling confident that we will i,
REMEMBER '. the prices of our
than similar good? nan o jmr.-li:. it ol. -
rsow Ecrne, INT- O,1
BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL.
Special attention given to Mathematics, Commercipl Law, Book
keeping and Penmanship.
Experienced teacher in Instrumental Mosie.
Vocal Music a prominent feature.
Tuition, including Board, Washing, Lights, etc., $fif..00jto $75.00 per
Bession of five months.
- Competition in tlie Life of Trade," nnil If ynu h.Trc not wsn oar latoct Improved gooda 70a
i-Mtnot inuitilQc how llrely trade Is, or how hnrfl onr compotitors have tn work to kppp within flight of
us. Ask your retailer for the James Mean' j:tsiinf, ,,r th1 Jamm Means' $ I Shoo according toyournooda.
J08itively-none geauuie unless having our oain ami prii-o stamr.-il plainly on tbo soles. Your
retailer will supply you with, shoes so stamped if you inI&t upon bis doing bo; If yon do not lnslgt, floma
retailers will coax you into buying inferior ehocs upon
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the James Means' $4 Shoe la In every respect equal to the stun which only a few yoars ago were re
tailed at eight or ten dollars. If you will try on a pair you will he convinced that we do not axafiireMUA.
Ours are the original $3 and $4 Sboea, and those who imitate our system of business are unable to
compete with us iu quality of factory products. Iu our lines vc arc Iho largest manufacturers In tno
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invest one cent in a postal card and write to uh.
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