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DEVOTED TO POL[TICS, MORALITY, EDUCATION AND TO TIE GENERAL INTEREST OF IE COUNTRY.
v D. F. BRADLEY & 00. PICKENS, S. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, IS81. VOL. XI. NO..7
Corn is selling in East Tennessee at
sixty cents per bushel.
Sofnile400,000 feet of cross ties will be
shipped from Kentucky to Mexico.
The levee-at New Orleans is to be illu
minated with the electric light.
'Professor Cather, of Alabama; predicts
u hard winter.
Immigration and capital are steadily
flowing into Tennessee.
A fine vin o1 O al ai i . Nored
ln'Jhbksoii cdunj, M abar d a.
Albany, Ga., is going to spenld $900 for
4 an artesian well.
There are 634 convicts in the Soutli
The average produc t of the cotton cror
'in the Memphis district is fifty-one per
cent. less tla!i last year's yield.
Tyler James, colored, was given twent3
Atripe8 by a Richmond, VII., court for
stealing an overcoat.
10 Three thousand snappers were carried
to Pensacola, Florida, in one day lasi
At the Florida state fair a premium of
six. ollars was offered for the beat darned
All over the south telegraphic inquiries
have been received from New York
+ bankers about.Con federate coupon bonds.
A few F orida farmers who have plant
W arrow--oot make as much as $1,000 on
, Accomac and Northnmpton counties.
*irginta, have peach trees now living
anud bearing which were planted in 1816.
" I For the year ending September 1 the
citizvens of Brownsvijle, Tenn., consulled
44 barrels of whisky.
A. Pemisylvaniaiin has leamed 10,000
acres of land near Woodbury, Ca'nnon
(otnty, Tennessee, and will bore for oil.
Colonel E. W. Cole, the "railroad
.Oking," has purebased the old Bank of
Tenuessee building at Nashville for $42,
Rev. Father A. J. Ryan, the sweetest
Soet.'tn the'.South, bis. taIren charge of
the, Catholic chunch at Eufausa, Ala
Last year J. E. Yates, of Rappahan
nock county, Virginia, i'urcliascd 275
sheep, for which lie paid $3.50 apiece
The lambs ant wool thki year brought
One firm in .Virginia. with 37 acres of
land, has produced 3,500 ernllon' of wine
in a season.. Two ccun ties in that state
this season will make 60,000 gallons.
?. Mees'rs. Stuart & McDowell, of the
Rudisill mine in Nort~h Carolina, have
sent to 'th. Atlanta exposition asolid
1,iece of go~ld suiphuret ore weighing 900
Posddand is assaayed at a'bouit $80 per
The tobaicco trade of Richmond, Vir
ginia, have decided to appoint an in
spector of tobadco, who shall have charge
of the entire market- This will eepara te
the business of warehousing and of in
James Phillips, twelve years old, was
eoft at h >mie by himself in Robeson
coanty, North Carolina. During the
- night 'some devilish. boys visited the
house and 'tried to gain an ensrance for
.abe purpose of frightening the boy. The
littte fellow was scared so badly that lie
was thrown into spatsme, from which lie
died shortly af ter ward.
Rome (Ga ) Courier: Two sisters,
* fissea Emnina aridl Susie, daughters of
Widow Cornwell, of Rocky creek, Gordon
county, picked out with their own hand ,
last week, a bale of cotton, hazd it ginned,
and sentL it to Rome, Mr. H. H. Smith
bought it at twvelve andl a half cents, and
sent it'to the Atlanta Exposition as a
sample of of North Georgia cotton.
*THEt Bote, of Inowrazlawv, Prussia,
'ives the following tabl~e of wages for
* orkinen in that city, a p~lace of somei
8,000 or 10,000) population. The wages
aWre for'a week's work of six days of four
teen hours each. A mark is equasl to ant
English shilling, 'or about twetnty-fontr
BrickIayers, Commrou .. . ......... . ... .. .'
Joiners ... ........................
'Cabmnet-mrakers (icludiung b~oard).. ...... A
Xtookemiths (inchluin board ).............
Tallois (incltuding bon rd ).. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Field hant'................... .......
'Is it ?tay wonder in view of these liv.
ures, r ad they are to a cer~Itaint cxtenta
wr.Qitdon'O~* ~injdgethe wages all on-rI
(lermnany, that the sturdy y ,omanry andtu
artisanIS of that conutry are~ coming to~
the United State. by thousanda'.>
TOPICS OF THE DAY.
BoSTON women gamble in railroad
MARK TwAIN has written anothel
CHINESz are becoming plentiful in
TOBACCO in Virginia will be only half
a crop this year.
GEORGE iBANCROFT, the historian, is
eighty-one years old.
Tu.nEu will be a scarcity of coal in the
Weat the coming winter.
BosTON now boasts of one female
lawyer, Miss Lelia J. Robinson.
A MONUMENT to DoaV Stanley will be
erected in Westminster Abbey.
Tiu.- students at Harvard are com
pelled to attend prayer meeting.
AN EQUESTRIAN statue will be erected
to Gen. Burnside in Rhode Island.
Ex-Gov. SH EPHERD (" Boss ") is about
I>'return to Washington from Mexico.
ILLINOIS' oldest citizen is hd-Mrs.
Mlargaret Noughton, aged 1 7ears.
Mns. GARjELD 's income will be $20,
000 a year. Mrs. Lincoln's is $3,000.
IT Is thought the Indianapolis Journal
has an eye own to a Cabinet position.
MR. WINDOM will retire from the Cab
inet and return to the United States
PREsIDENT GARFIELD'S picture is to be
placed upon. the five cent international
postal letter stamp.
A RECENT frost in the vicinity of B-.i
ton is said to have done damage to the
extent of $1,000,000.
GEoRGE FRANCIS TinAIN says he has
made his last speech and written his last
letter. We knew there was a silver
THEz Czar of Russia is resigned to any
fate that may-overtake him. He is said
to often declare, " I am quite ready to
meet death when it comes."
TiE mummy of the daughter of King
Rameses is said to be among the discov
3ries at Thebes-the woman who found
Moses in the bulrushes.
SARAH BERNHARDT was hissed at
Amions, and stepping to the footlights,
remarked: "I am not accustomed to
play to geese." Ready wit.
Tim Afodnions take great consolation
at trie present political status. .They feel
that their polygamous institution is
scoure, and tha6 the Lord is with them.
TmE expense of Garfield's illness is
Bstimated at $100,000, of which the
doctors' bills will be $53,000. Dr. Bliss
is accredited with a claim of $25,000.
TulE Pall Mfalt GaZetto acknowledges
the Unitod States to be the most power
ful nation on the globe. This confession
is a great one, coming from an English
ELLEN 1NELSON, a Swedish womri
commiitted suicide in Philadelphia the
othier day becanso she coul not get aL
husband. She must have been horrid
THE~ President's brother, William Ar
thur, who is Major and Paymaster in
mne army, was marriedl a few days ago a%
Governor's Island, to Miss Laura Blou.
JUDGING from results, the Ohio voter
is a scratcher. That comes of getting
poor men on the regular ticket-a fact
that the lato election has forcibly pre
sented to party managers.
THrE Cincinnati (knmecrciai says the
situation in Ireland is quite too utter.
WVe suppose this means that it is in a
stooping posture. Nations, like individ
aals, are nothing if not fashionable.
GL~ADaroJa is held responsible for the
arrest of Parnell, and Gladstone is of
the opinion that the arrest, is for the
vindication of law andl order, and " the
first elemenits of civilization."
UN1r1n the 01(1 French law, being in
toxicated three times deprived men of
their right to vote. Such a law in this
counitry, it is to be ap~prehended, would
prevent the holding of an election in
SmNCE~ " information " has beenI filed,
we have failed to hear that Urady, of
Star Route notoriety, is still iatingii
rond, dnmanding an early trial hi
ador for justice has 0ooled down some
AN AGENT of the Land League in Ire
land has been arrested for mvivtingr 1n0.
dies in potatoes to be fed to the cattle
of a farmer guilty of paying his rent.
That is partaking of a very low kind of
GUITEAU seems determined to have
Ben. Butler to defend him. Ingersoll he
doesn't want. His discrimination is base(l
upon religious principles. Butler, how
ever, does not crave the service, and will
endeavor to-excuse himself.
" THE Mormons are held together,
says the Mormon organ, " by an in
fluences that is beyond the power of men
or nations to prevent, destroy or con
trol." That "influence " is a plurality
of wives, certainly not divine.
THE St. Louis Globc-Democrat says
that the hog crop of the territory tribu
tary to St. Louis will be very inferior in
quality and less in quantity than for
many years past. The high price of
corn is given as a reason for this condi
tion of things.
Tais is a sad comment on the insur
ance question: One insurance Presi
dent, whose company loses $12,000 by
the fire in Morrell's Building, in New
York, himself had $20,000 worth of
property stored there and only $3,000
insurance on it.
EIGRT members of the last House of
Representatives are now Unitd. States
Senators : Messrs. Frye and Hale, of
Maine; Aldrich, of Rhode Island; Haw
ley, of Connecticut; Lapham and Mil
ler, of New York; Mitchell, of Peunsyl.
vania, and Conger, of Michigan.
Jo1rN BATrEnsBY, for twenty years the
chief of living skeletons in the side
shows, has of late been missed from the
ranks of the human curiosities. The
reason is that, from a weight of fifty
ieven pounds he has rapidly grown to
125, and he has considerately gone to
WRANGLE LAND, which Canalla claims
under the old boundary treaty, and
which claim the United States disputes,
is on the north coast of Siberia and over
a thousand miles from the American
coast. There will be no fighting over its
possession. It ain't worth it.
MASSA0HUSETTS has a ynago who e
dently enjoys his morning naps. He
has rendered a decision that the ri gin
of a church bl~cl at 5 o'clock in the mocrni
ing is a public nuisance, and if pecl.
must worship at thait hour they slt,nll
do so without disturbinig their neighi
SINCE David Davis is President of the~
Senate, the public generally are anxious
t~o knowv to which party he belongs. Mr.
Davis, we believe, is not much annoyed
on the subject. He is where he feels at
liberty to take a plum from either party,
and lums he is very fond of.
Tui; conviets of the Ohio Penitentiary
sent $100 to the Michigan suifferers.
They raised1 the amount by. denying
themselves the luxury of tobacco and
the sale of trinkets which they had
made. Really, this exp~ression of sym
p~athly from such a source is touching.
Taiii father of Mrs. Christraucy testi
fied in Washington the other day that
provous to accepting the Senator his
dlauighter had refused twenty-five offers
of matrimony. This, we supipose, is an
instance of passing by all the straighit
and taking a ch-ooked stick in the end.
Anouv' the meanest thing woe are able
to call to mind just now is the action of
the steamboat companies whose crafts
ply betweeni the National Capital and
Yorktown. For the b~enefit of those at
tending the Yorktown celebration they
put the fare up to five times the usual
price, What noble patriots those fel
GENERAL GAunmT wrote in answer
to a friend who had congratualated him
upon his election to the Senate : "As
to the hope you express that I shall be
called higher, I can only say that my
idea of the highest ambition of a pulhic
mnan ought to be to disoharge fully the
duties .of the position to which he is al
ready called. A man is not in position
to discharge his duties fully and without
bias1 if he is aspiring to higher places
and laboring to scure them. The post
of greatest usefulness ought to be the
place of the highest honor."
Lova was t.t the bottom of the Arkan
saa8 train robbery. The three~boyish fel
lows who committed the crime were
moneyless and desperately in love, and'
readling how easy it waS for- 1ih ,Ian:i:
boys to rob a train, resolved to) imitate
them to bridge over the obistacle standing
between themselves, theirgirls and matri
mony. They obtained the money, bilt
thinking they would not be pursned,
they made no effort to escape. Their
girls, no doubt, feel bad to think that
for their sake they wero led to the com
mission of a crime that has culinnated
in a seventy-years' sentence in the pnii
MR. VENNOR says in the preface of his
almanao for 1882: "I lay no claim to
tho discovery of an infallibl , system of
foretelling weather. The cieonce of
practical meteorology is yet in its in
fancy, and is being studied by 111011
whose abilities are far greater than any
I could endeavor to lay claim to. There
will be many mistikes before a right
understanding or interpretation of its
principles is arrived nt. Based, as my
system of predictions must be, on records
of weather as yet incompleto and very
faulty, the results can not he entirely
satisfactory, more especially in respect
to new ground; yet I believe the key to
the solution of the problem has been
found. and that all errors will but aid in
more correctly discovering the aecreta of
Stock.Raisinge in the West.
The foreedom to pasture cattle on ex
cellent grazing land, together with an
accessible market, are the main reasons
why at present si-oek-farming is pal tien
arly profitable. The first of these con
ditionsi is precariols, aid it is evid'it
that in ten years there will not bn much
good free range left cast of the Missonri
river. Wlien immigration ito i hat extnt.
1111 IaVO shut h1 lI fl' from freo pastur
ag, flie stock nuin can either selliti
farin ut probably four timel(s its p lit
value, and 1 move to Da,kot.a or Montanal
or else i-n his attention to Iatt(Iin
stork on grain for ot her parties.
Flior instance, aIs 1 practical ;Iso, t Icr
is a cattle nii of CO(uncil Plhtfl's w)l> is
s:il to own 100,000 head ot cattle iII
btlah1. H( has a range of sixty squ:n-..
miles of laiid not worti a cen't to ti:.
acre for aLricli uture. vet atori' exe< !
Ilent psIstlire for cattle. He has ten 1?1il
emiployeIed at 'agI va.ryig from $21
i4() per month to look after the :4wk.
These mleni require '200 polies to handltie
the cattle. An overseer is hired at
F1 ,200 [ yer. Diring the winter, ho -
ever, four menI en1 (10 all II tl(e v' rk r
(Iirdl, whlihi is ii Ily bre::kiig the ice
in lith- sI reamvs tlat tho (attle may lo
water. Sireams serv*e as the greal (.I1
uiipon the cattle straying away, for tb-y
niever will go fAr from water. Il i
spring of thle year the e1i e m n of ihl
1laiis have a grnid "romal 11 (as P
is called), the stock is picked it 1h
meanIIs of theo branld. and thos 01"m.
that are meant for the F.aiv teri irlolt
are-0 started for O(nalta. They tun l
abouit ten m1iles at day, :md( pe-1
eralhy t1ke' the whole seon i ,
the jouirney from the winntor:
roun'l1d to the Missouri b~ot (tom. .\t
Omahda thle cattle are put oni thbe t rin
anid shiiped niombmalvy to Ch liengoj, hn:
really to dift'ercent po' ints ailong the rol ,
to b~e haindedl over $)to famers for fattenu
mng. Mr. Stewart deliveredl over 1,900
nead to farmers hlst fallI, anmd of thes:'
only eight were lost, during I' ve iter.
The parties who receive the ca:ttle' agree
to, fatten them at the inute of 5 cents for
every extra pound of weight they' a :ohl t o
the animal. This seems smnall atI. first
sighlt, but when cat tie put on 250) extra
pounds(1 (luring aL wiunter, andit wvhere two
hu'gs aore fed from the refuse of each'I ox,
the tfrmner finds tlimt thle result to htimi is
etfilvalent to selling is corn at 100 per
centt. profit. The11 large cattle-raisers, of
course, haive' their inspectors, who travel
from farm to farm to look after their
pr'opeorty, and gather it together in the~
spring for shiment to Chicago, where
they are either slaughitered or shiipped
to Europe. The cattlei men have at great
adlvantage over mere famers;, in that
they are t~o a great extent inidepenidei.
of railways. If they aire badLl~y t reated
by one corporation, they have at simp1 le
remedy in driving their stock at few miles
to the next road.-- //arper's Mag uazimt .
After all his life-long work upon flhe
pilat form1, and withu imhe high fees his
tfamni 11nd( alities justly 'omnin~d, ,Johni
1. G mIgh is not a r:(ch man. His privat e
'I bait ies a re m a arge nnid nuimetrdus as ti he y'
ar~e unosit atmt ionls, for1 this great-heart e'd
onm ii dioes not let his left h and know whaut
his right hand does. He hast met with
frequ(ent and heavy losses on account (f
the tender-hearted willingness with
wihich lie puts his vahuale autograph on
the back of au friend's album for njinety
days, and the almost infalhile certaint'y
with which lie is conmpelled to get it hatch
again for himself when the three short
months have flowni. M.Gough ought to
be worth $500,000, but like most muen
whose hearts are wvrapped up in, and
whose lives are consecrated,to some great
work oif ref itm, he is not a good busi
ness man, and impecunious friends and
suffering humanity have got most of the
money the great apostle of temperance
has earned by hard platform work.
"HAtv1 you sp~oken to pal about tht
yet'?" anuxionsly inq~juired the olest
daughter of her indulgent mother. '"No,
my chil, not yet. Your father is too
bitsy with his creditors to thinik of pony
phaetons and russet harnessm to miatchi
just no0w." "'Bother the creditors,
was ile HmlLppisli rely. "Ti t' wllat
youmr father is doing, my dear. After
hie has 'ompi)romied you shaill have your
It- war~N of sense the worat kind of
pimerty, we know som'fe people who
eigh t to have bteeni '' t-ho pooriho us
hin1ct t hii *f bildhood... -1Iaml)On.
"Aflidavits Are Not Lobsters.''
Gen. James rant. Wilson furnih1e
Ie (tpo Aunn A dverti.cr witI the fol
ig pletiant gossi p abou t old Admiral
Joflini-one of the Collins, by the way
imnd the grevat variety about Cape Cod o
('bstern- weighing exactly ninety poinids.
Sir fainc Coflint, a British Admirid am'
t 11nombl)or of tho flmily whieli Iebd a fa.
nuls reuilion at Natliutlelt, August 16
ras rn at Boston, and when a chi
ive.1 for some years on Cape Cod. Sii
[st:'c (.tii1o to this couitrY soon after flit
saIr of( I ,1 , a1n(d during the voyage ht
Oated to the oflicers of his flag-ship thai
vb ieni they rea--hed Capei i Cod lie woul
vlow them Alobs -rAs that weigIed niiety
>)nn~ls ! The rulesi of ;t unarter, Iek dL]
It-t p'miIiit vol to flativ tii I It ar
\d Iiirl, 1-11b. still somie douIbt 1111( di+
r-11t was visIble- on thle Counlltenant lces ol
b mani ,1.fa :--nmnt 1 wh stood
a'.! - . . I '," r iI Sir Isaae, ii
n ou dnhItIi1t it, I wil inn11ke YOU I Wagfet
hat when we rceIch Cape Cud I wIll
)ro,tu0 Ia lobster that weigh1: ninety
MImnns.'' 'Tie wo'ger wis made m r!c
I' a-eous permission of the Adiiiiral,
IId when they lrrived tler Sii- 1 ala
i1261r%'d the C.ilm, but hi could 1n14t find
ully hI t., t hat weied ninety oundo ,
n 11ir .r just Iiow, but I wvill ob tainua
1w iilar it4 of the old lishermen to
irove that there are such lobst'rs.
\il he Iao))1duceA at pile of afliidIvits,
hoi'.ing itnat when fle were fis. rmel
11 1. iv times lobsters fluit; weigIed
11l <-l . . a '11Is w' r ix s ; n es 'inuj 'ii i
nie~e - ri.,onthle C 1pw. Thenl it was
eft to al lmpr ti de-ile, w'h ich had
ost ndwll wionii bA V. II, :n1d IbY him st
onsie 2 IL jidgiiieit. 'was giveln that it
1 uI IVi .1! it would eiltitle him to thIt
* ..r(' I., ii i vh l M 5I il;" IhIett.Si
- li - 1.i i lhl:; ssi hu e t
u2*a Li t, ii allhis de:~tcis'ins weie
a d go . Ills dcisi(ons wasI! Oio-t
n:IiLvitA arV Iot l)strs."
Th'le d st illguIished membller of the Co(f
lin faiiily, w ritim. to his frieid C..iaino
lore Isaac 1Hull, inl 1816, says : "Man
thatihs for your kind exertion- :
thOw pmid lobiter when you caln.
Mly r. o 'Witn will bw aved, alt1inmeh
mY .ie, ad in anotlihir let.
ter i, x inii.g bfor-1 11, the Ad 11ral ir,
nI e lol bster vOnl conjin b te,
tA) ( v.t. -Trriv- in '(and condit om
m i i- ' id d ia 1 1m :, I ll s o n1e I r -
Still imy friieml Sir Joseph Banks longf
for one of ninety pounda," Whethei
Ihull ,u IaleJ'(Itbd ins(lvinJ g Sir lIsaaeil
polnd lob.ter I very iuel regret I an
lii-lble 1) staito, biut Ia VeIIeTabI (Gloue0
tor fisherianl 'wlman the writer c InsuI te
oi the subject- said There ain't h) 'm
Ito sich 10 s1'ras~een on Capo Annl dur11in
tho List si.y years, anl' [ don't lwlievt
lIy ticih were tVeer cauight oil Caj Co].'
'1111 h lNailu's SluL'lfrestlions to a Fi-etifl
fster ' exclaime Ani Susan,
:esin", her r Doking and oitting, and
ingtot right. " D)o you knowv what
rolli li.h~tuid will (10 wlieni you are
"\ Wlit (1o you mean ?" was the start
til ri '.1y
"1 ' lwill marr 1: thVie sweet'fest-.t ilpered(
"(i, aunmtie 1!" Hester begani.
"Doni't interrupl1t m le 1111tiI 've hin-'
iilh1(d," .aid( A unt Susiian , leaintg bach
unolI takin u p her kinit tinig. " 'She mas
:'t h0 as goodc at ihusekeep~er 1as you arl'
11 S't, I thinik not, but she will be good'
:iured't. She moay not even Jovo lilmi asu
well ats yotu do, butt she will lbe goodI-a
"i~i~ Why, :mutr lima t--" 1:~ \ t
i'1 1. '' liv r (1t y I tuvla le v ut - (' t .
ether night o, thI only r'einarkl lim mmk
iiabout ihlem wasL : 'She1 i a sweet wom.i
nedt, Aui Suimtj. " To-tday. your huts
hanit wats hudl way [across the kitee
floor i, brin11gin g you1 tIhe fIrst ipe po eh.
l's, aliiI Ia you did wats to look oni anll
:y :. ' Thlier'e, WV'i , j ut see youar Inwha
on1 ny e'lenn iboor ! 1 w4on't hav. mc
Ihoor all traiel;ed op.' Somec men ' wonuh
irowni thle pachelis out of thle w1ini
whoi lhe ki-ssed you, herau~ise his inus3
tirbio wa' ibimp~, alalc said, ' I nleer wan1
you t o kiss ineaogainm.' Wheni lie empltii
anytvlhljinr you tell hin not to :pill it
wheni h1e lifts anlything you tell hauim io
to break it. From morning until iiighu
your sharp voice is hteard1 comlaiinl
antd fault-findiung. And last. w~inter
when you w~ere sick, you scolded hin1
about his allowing the pump to freeze
and toiok no0 notice when lie said . ' L wau
so ai~~ousi abouit you that I did no
think of the pump.''"
muost intellIigenit tof them alhl c'are mfort
for awoman'lis tenlderness5 than~l for anmy
thinig else in the world, and with~out thi
lie elevor'est andi( mtost perfeIctt house
keepeor is sureO to loso her husbandll~'s af
feetionl in I ime10. TIhere& may be a fev
imore ruen like Will-a~s gentle, ans lov
ing, na chivalrous, asM fo rgetfl 'f self
andi &so sattisfiedu with loving thaut theci
aftfect ionis will die a 1long, s tugglni
decath ; butt ini most cases it tak(es but
few years of fret fuilness' anid fault-lindi ng
to tiurnu a hiusb anld's love inito irita~te<
"' Iut, auntie-"
t"t Yes well~ 1yu are not deaid y,iai
fund~ :4 so ou hiave timl to) be
com1o1 so sIereneI aluid sweet that your hum
hand can~l never imagine that there is
betteur-te mpered woman in existence."
Tmrmon~ isi red andgreen as well a
HUMORS OF THE DAY.
WAs Eve's first dress made of bear
. U NA-rUiCALTv look P Qliar if U R C
- anl going to 1) K.--Bil Nye.
IN SOM: hats the cabbage leaf must
fee1 petfectly at home.-Quincy Modern
Jf1 in.: :l'The most horrible suicide
0!n r s s tlat of the mai who took a
diik of Chiicago water.--Boston Post.
.1y fal her wis Irish,
My mother wits Irish,
And I am Irish Ptew.
- --onker-'s Statesman.
P'r wa1s pr)balbly al Irish missionary
wIo, wlien about to be inaticated by
the caninibals, originated that beautiful
WimN you lose a needle on the floor,
the <iviihest wy to find it is to take off
Volr slioms and walk iiboiit. But some
11w people Imi't do that way.
A , says an eminent
ntor, " is fast becoming a lost art I" He
p -obalylv never maw Talhage fencing
u ithl an imiaginary lobster. - Hicrald
AN AI.EA-Y pazper tells of a womau in
this itv wio woke her Imsband during
Sstoriui al] taid: 'IT do wvish you would
-J) sing, for I want to hear it thun
r ! "
"CoN-'ouxD it ! you've shot the do I
I l ngit you tohl ie you ocoul hold a
gun." Pat.-"Shnre, and so I canl, your
hlnmrm. It's tie shot, sor, T couldn't
A JIirIMPI:I) .Mus: He had lost his
kuilo and the1( lly asked him the usual
i "Di, you know where you lost
it?" "Yes, yes," ho replied, "of course I
d1o. 1i'm merely hunting in these other
pliees for it to kill tine."
Nor every mni can tell from exper
ience how it feeIs to be struck by light
111 1t lie can get some idea of it by
goimg suddenly around a corner and
mlieetimg his mother-in-law while he is
walking with a pretty girl. - Bostm
A Ki1.oKui man sneeieded in hugging
his swetlieairt to dvath. But he has no
trublle in finding others. The girls
seem rather anxions to take their chances
oin his hugging them to deatil. They
don't blive lhe eau do it; would just likA
to seel h6im try it.
A- TmImTs ladv was so much on her
guard against betraying her national ac
- ceut that she is reporte(l to have Spoken
I of tie "creace of Vesuvius," fearing
tiat tMe crat(r would betray her again.
I -. I /my ./ournm/. She tinds her paral
I 101 in the Yankee who speaks of the pit
lows of a portico.
WImEN A corpulent citizenen(leavors to
jump off the dummy of one of our cable
r -viis w voile 0n t1 iowi grade and falls
(n the t lack in the frolit of the wheels
Iotlilig "ives hilim so much genuine sat
i-1tion a, ju.st when li- is alout to bo
rIshed to pulp, to wake ill) and find
hiimnelf on the floor beside is own bed.
-MS'n /'iunWis'To Po/.
Ihow pesteing little things will hap
pen.' A stranlhg< r ini a Middlesex County~
village w"as looin~ig for a mani name'd
Onidiek, :and wn lhe wen't uip to a fel
low anld asked :'"Are you Ondeck?"' the
fello)w i answered. ''I re'ckm iI am111,'' andl
ttI h straner 1 triird to; tal~k huisiness to himn
andt thluy got at1 ll ix(d up in a misunder
stauidinig ial luol to he parted by the
b'yshlinder's b~efor'e they got throngh. And
it w'as all (on acconuilit Of thalt confounded
rGz*r, r social life pre'sents mnany'
1IoilIts of illiehests iii its SILng. We havo
:01 probably d rea1d thea anecdote of a
yi nu g .\nn-(ril'an hly1~ in Enigland (not a
ing< er'' lot, ex&'bum.edl at a surprisin1gly
t.'mtiuae :'hit oft an op)loSing phlIye~r:
"( )h' ! wl'hiut a hoidi''~ seraItI'h ! ' wvhere
1(pon a youn~g F'nglishu lily rneminarked :
" oi hniuldn't use sneh4 lomige(, it's
.slng !"' "' We'll, w'hat should I say?'
alwd~l~ Mli.Ss Amertiica. "' Oh ! wvhat a
1beastly fluke !"-e' O)rleans imnes.
Whoj and Whom.
A too)f fregnet e'1rror is the use of the
ohbjective "' whoml '' instead of the nlomfi
native "Y '~who" ini suchd e'xpressionsi as~
" the men wh4iom he av wer'e present."'
Tis1 sentenHce4I shuIld redll :'" The men
who( beI says wereI prteent." "' WVho " i
nol t go~vernhed byV the verb "says," but i
te sub11ject ofi " werl:."' and11 should( be in
the~ niomiinattive. " Whmn"ii is a stiff anid
clumsy word1 at the behst. It it very lit
te usd1 in converatio, even by highly
enit~iited' people. It ha~s aI flavor of
peda1ntry and1( atffetttionl. The iusual
siubisit utt of "' whom "' is "that," as
"1( 1 he1:m thazt r 5law,"' or it may be
omlitted altogetIn-r in inany cases. No
boyV (it anly tste would think of using
such senitenees ini conversing as "' Of
uX h1,11am t are yon saking~' "WX~hom do
you mean19 ?"' Tlhese phriaseK mlay be
g rtinniiiiticaly correc'i'tt, buJit they are de
chhI( dly inlegan~l1t. The eare'kst wvay to
dleal with thirpy is tihe best. "' Who is it
.( vou arm spealkinig of ?"' or "' Who is it
.ifon nn-a ?":'t ae'laaly good English,
an far1 titi n 1,0 'gratcefulforma expression.
A. Y'. .Ntar.
WonaK is the laiw of our besing-the
lis ing princeiple that carries men') anid na
tins onlward. TJheo greater number of
menf have to work with their hands as a
Jimtter of necessity, in order to live; bt
all must work in one way or another, if
Sthey would en1joy life as it ought to be
enjoyedl. Labor may be a burden and a
chalstisneent, b~ut it is also an honor and
a glory. Without it nothing can be ac
a comlished. All that is great in man
comlfes thr'.imghi work, and civilization is
its product. Were labor abolished, t1,.
a iace of Adam were at once stricken b y