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SATURDAY M?HN 1NG, JUNE 8, 1<S67. . - . . NUMBER 16
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TJaX CoLLRCToaa.?Orango Parish.?P. W. FniTj".
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' ORIGINAL POETRY.
???y--.- '[FOJl THE Olt.XNUF.llURO NKWS.]
l^ih?f^lJttlo-Bdys X?jiimy and Clariinc^
I)~Who Filled my TnWo with Wild
'?? -^jj'.-jfit ' 1 l>* ?*? *>> "f^iiy-A ^ v. . ,
;*.A|i! jouthnil InuV-yedi^ihink,.
flow much ibis wild-wood treasure-,
l( Ye Telri?lyj'onl niy table piled,
i ^ -lias fiTlgd iny hc?ri w|fh FiBOTuW. .
I Knoxxylittle lads, my 1in;v?jlikb'ymira',
. Onoe pluck?d the fair ftold-lloxvor?; ?< ? * ? .
B.ut many daya have- dawned since then,
.j \yiHi nmny piuldmied bour?. .. . ......
And Time a?d (?rief lia,\-.o bad tlioir sway,
And .borho niy life-sands bv'ber;
And T, t lib'flower's of sircot youth's tituo ' ' '\ '
-w dlnvo plucked, lo Ibid them wither.' ' '-'
fti-iJeyf^t &*',-.'} ??"'* ? .t*** ti ."i^.'.vi.-.-. 1
.ixi . Yo soy, "W? care to* if.thby fade, y?. .
?AWU gut.herup the, new,
And sweeter ones perchance w'ell find,
* AH silvered o'er with dew."
" 1 "And'thus'your expectation "makes,
**'K You crtr'elesB of tiieir bloom,
' - Binc'd bright'to-moi-row'rt dfi\vn may bring, .
, A hqst-wUh frcslvporfumo. ??<-?-?..
i-w-'t T"t#it- K^v v, ?rf v./.-.. * ? ?
Yes, lads, .and so to-inorro-w may, ? . . t
And xrifIt it, ion, may come,
?'? 'Instead of sunshine, angry cloods,
- .' And 8t6rm, nnd dithnnl gloootii.
: . Those buds, that boast to-morrow's dawn.
Will ope uk to the light.
May only lind it heralds in
The hours of death and blicht.
^'^f^iitMit^^6&*?'fibxiffltc jbyt^rHjlrc^
& Like .'fldwcrs of A he Hold,
. To pvomiso.oft a nxvoct^perfume
ln,bloom,thoy fail toyeild. _ .
Then eieio the.joys lordify doth giye,
With blithe and grateful heart ;
Nor1 let it grieve thy mind to k'now
? -'That bliss is;thW Ih part'.
F?*r Oh ! the joyotiV moments hasto,
..sA?d xx'itlt that'll go their glitter, . ? ? ?
. . > w.The portion of ol:r Cup of life
'Is mingled sweet and bitter.
.-?'.. * .YldiXNA YKAb. y
iln.xsrnv'Ji.LK, 8. .(_*., June 1, iSl>7.
LITER A-R,Slv;
Sf E L E CT E D... .
THE MINER OP THE HARTZ.
A TRADITION OF -TUB UiTiyR. .
nv u. i'emcax. '
]Jcyond all oilier rnountains'of the Blocks*
borg1 range, tlie wild solitudes of the HnrU
haYc been, from t'uuc immemorial, supposed to
be the haunts of ghosts, elfins and spectres.
The inhabitants of this neighborhood are, for
the most -partj miners and .woodsmen, and are
naturally imbticd wjth the local superstition.
On many occasions they have attributed to the
pOWcr Of the elfins, those natural phenomena
which f-u?V have experieuced during their sulj
tcrrauca'ii''labors. The belief also prevails, that
H tutelary dci.'ion, of a most savage appearauce,
a? ?lls :m the gloimi}' forests oi the Tlartz, co
lossal in iie.:'T''^ an^ nI,*? head appeared crowned
With oak leaves; n.\;"thiabotb- ,,?U"(1
a fiery belt, and in his hanJ j16 carrich a" :T
rooted pibo tree.
Long ago this demon used to hold frequent
commuuications Vith tbo people in that dis
trict; he used ofton to meddle, in their affairs,
rathor for the purpose of doing them good
than of Injuring them. ? But it was observed
thnt'his kindness generally turned unhappily
to those who wcro the rccip'teuts of it. . The
clergymen, in long sermons, frequently ex
horted their flocks to cease holding any eom
.munication with him. It happened that on
one diiy, the preacher mounted the pulpit in
tho church of Margenbrodt, for the purpose of
?expatiating on tho perverity of the lnhnbb
taut?, in at ill r*ou tinning to communicate with
fairies, and goblins and demons, but in particu
lar, with him of tho Hartz. These supersti
tious pcoplo laughed at tho zeal with which
thoir vonorablc pastor held forth upon this
point. At last the heat of his discourse aug
mented in proportion to the spirit of opposition
xvhich ha met; but tho congregation could not
'suffer that a demon, who had been so peacea
ble for hundreds of years, should bo compared
to Astaroh hud Beelzebub. Tho fonr. also, of
tho demon punishing thein lor listening to stich
sermons, was added to-thc interest which thoy
felt in hiin.". ?
"A monkish babbler like him," they cried,
"con say what ho pleases with inipuuity ; but
we, the inhabitants of this country, who re
main ut the mercy of this insulted demon, wb
will bo tho victims of his just indignation. ' .
The poasants did.not loug restrain their ro
sentnient; pcltihg him with stones, they hunted
the poor priest out of the parish, telling him to
go and preach to others against demons.
As threb young oharcoabburnore?who had
taken a-part in tho pnrauif of tho priost?were
returning home to thoit cbttage^tho ^onvorsa
tjon uatuv-tlly turned upon .the demoq of tho
Hartz, aud ?n their pastor's scrm?n. Max aud
Goorgp .?Vald,cck, agreeing thfct the priest's
laug-unge was indiscreet, nuihitaiucd, ,ne.vcrtho
*l*ess, that It wag very clangorous t?' have the
slightest communication with tho demon, bo
cause he was wicked, capf ielons, }ind powerful,
and all those who had any communication with
him ulwnys experienced misfortune From it.
Had he" not glvon to tho gallant Chevalier Sy
bort, the famous black stood, with which ho
conq'uored all his competitors at. the grand
tournament ni Bremen ? Yes, hut that courser
plunged with him down a frightful .precipice,
frorri which man or liorse has never coji c out.
Did he not impart to Paine Gertrude Trodden
.spijic curious secrets, which wore soon after the
[ c,'?usc of her being burned as a sorceress, by
the command of the grain] criminal judge of
the electorate ?
But these proofs and many others, which
George and Max related' of the evil conse
quences attendant on the gifts of tliu elfin,
made no impression on Martin YValdeck. Mar
tin-was young, during and rosh\ and smiled at
the timidity of-his brothers.
""Cease.'' im said,."all this folly j the demon
is a good and kind one. He "lives among us as
a simple peasant; he frequents-the rocks and
.solitudes of the mountains, pouietiir.es as a
hunter, and other times as a shepherd. But
how can this demon be so malicious as you say ?
"What power ( ?i he have over mortals, who
make use of his .gifts without submitting them
selves ' to his will? The benefits and gifts of
? the spirit of the Hartz can no'- injure us; it is
the bad use which wc make of thcnt, that
a?icsrrV ' ? ' ' . ' ?
Max replied, that riches, badly acquired,
could never profit (heir possessor. Martin de
clared, positively, that the possession, of all the
treasures in the Hartz Mountains would not be
capable of effecting the. least change in his
habit, manners or character.
This conversation lasted until the brothers
reached their lowly hut, which was situated on
jl liuight, in the neighborhood of Brockenborg.
They then, according to custom, arranged the
watches for the uight; for one of the brothers
kept guard, while the two others slept. In
fact, the - bunmig ?rthe cW-ivat repuired' a
continual "attention. ? .
Max. Waldeck, the eldest brother, had
watched about an hour, when he saw. suddenly,
uppii the borders of the swamp opposite to the
door of his cottage, an immense fire, around
I which numerous figures danced in the most
j grotesque attitudes. Max's first thought was
to call (Jeorgc; but he could not awaken him'
without Martin bearing. So upon reflection,
in spite of the terror with which this? singular
phantom filh d him, he resolved to watch alone.
Besides, the ?-?'range-fire w\is gradually disap
pearing, and he was thon (juite free from fear.
George did not delay in relieving Max, who
retired to bed without saying anything. The
vast Ore again filled the valley, and the same
phantoms surrounded and danced through.the
flames. George was more courageous than
Max, and resolved to cross the stream, which
separated him from the marsh', (.'limbing up
an eminence, be approached near to where, the
fire was burning. Among the ellius that
bustled about the" flames, he recognized the
giant, covered with hair and armed With' a pine
trcc-j in a word, it was the demon.of the Hartz,
I t>w',h as the ohJ shepherd*had described to him.
? Trembling 7.'dh Tear, lie commenced reciting
the psaini eoiupiene;:^ wjt-li '"'Let all the angels
praise thee, 0 Loru.:" which 7/:us looked on, in
that country, as a sorerc.'^-?1 pres?rfativo
against the influence of bad spirits, lie i;'i'iied |
his'eyes again Cowards where the lire had been
burning, but all had disappeared. Tho valley
was no longer illuminated; but by the pale rays
of the mcon, George, in great terror, directed
his course to the ? place of this extraordinary
scene, but bo found iio trace of fire on the
heath ; neither the moss nor wild flowers were
scorched or faded?the branches of the oak
which had appeared enveloped in flames, were
wet with the night dew. George returned to
the hut, and reasoning the same way as Max,
resolved to say nothing of what he had seen,
as be "feared to awaken the curiosity of Mar
tin.
Tho night was far advanced .when Martin's
.watch came on, and when well awake, his first
caro was to examine the furnace. Ho saw, to
his great astonish incut, that George had not
attended to it, and that the tire was out?<re
?know already why. Very m'ttcli annoyed, be
?>ct about lighting it, but it was useless. It
became serious, for the poor fellows: risked the
loss of their market next day. Mortified by
this ao?ident, Martin had just decided to a
waken bis brothers, when a gleam of brilliant
?light suddenly crossed the windows of the eoU
tage. His first idea was, that the Muhclohau
scra, his rivals in trado bad encroached upon
his boundaries, and had come to steal his wood".
But a moment's observatioh was sufficient to
convince him that' the spectacle, which was
preseuted to his view, was a supernatural phe
nomenon.
'?Be these mon or demons," said be, "I will
go and a?V.a firebrand from them, to light my
firc;'^ Saying these W?rde,", he took his wild
boar Janco and advanced towards tho phan
toms... , , .. ; .
Ho soon crossed tho stream, climbed the
hill, and approached sufficiently near this
elfin gathering to discern all the peculiarities
of the domon of the Hart?. For the first time
in his life, ho shuddered with fear j but sum
moning up immediately his wavering cob rage,
he advanced firmly towards the fire. At eaoh
step he took, the figures' became moro wild and
extravagant in their movements. ' In a mo
ment ho was in the midst of them They re
ceived him with manifestations of applause,
and their tumultuous, laughter stung his very
cars
"Who arc you VI crietl file giant, in a voice
of thunder, and frowning gloomily.
^Martin Waldcck, a charcoal burner," he
replied "and who arc you; yourself ?"
'{The king of chaos and of mines," replied.
the|Bpcctre; "but why have you dared to penc
trat* our mcsterics ?" .
*U[ came here to get u fire-brand, in order to
liglft my fire," Waldcck answered boldly.
"Wjtat are the mysteries which you celebrate
UcM" :
'Jjfhc marriage of Hcrnacs and the black
dmjjoh; but take the fire-brand if you wish,
and dopart, for no mortal ean witness our fes
tivities with impunity."
Martin- then stuck the point of his lance in :l
lar& log, and regained his hut, amid the noise
of ??"mocking laughter of the phantoms. In
sohjjj of his terror, his first step was to relight
thof^iuruacc, by means of the burning log,
wh oh.be carried. Strange to say. in spite of
all (he efforts which'he made, this billet, at
tirstK'all on fire, wept out without kindling the
other wood. Martin was excessively chagrined
at BjIh j' the fire still burned on the hill, but
thoso who had surrounded it had disappeared.
Waldcck thought that the spectre "was but
trjfjing with him. He resolved to undertake
a new adventure, and set out on bis way to the
hill: He nrrived, and without encountering
anjjfopposifion, he seized a second log of wood,
antJ cArricd it offns lie did the first; but still
xniho.Ut being able to kindle bin (ire. - The case
"wnn^Vnitch lie obtained the fir.it two. brands,
increased his boldness, and he returned for the
third tiim and carried away a great flaming
billet. He had not gone far, when he heard
the voice of the cltin crying aloud to him, uot,
on any account, to have the temerity to ven
ture back agabi. Tho efforts which Martin
made), to light his furnace with his last fire
brand, were just as useless as the preceding:
Exhausted with fatigue, ho threw himself on
his bed id' leaves, fully determined to inform
his brothers, the next day, of his strange ad
ventures.
Morning had scarcely appeared, when he
was awakened from a profound sleep, by loud
.cries of joy and surprise. The first thing
which Max and Ocorgo did on rising, was to
look at the condition of their furnace. While
racking the cinders, they found three nicta'lic
lumps, which they kuew to be pure gold.
Their joy was a little diminished, however,
when Martin told them by what means he had
become master of it. The others could not re
sist the temptation of partaking in the pros
perity of their brother.
Martin Waldcck soon took the title of head
of the family. He bought lands and woods,
and had a splendid mansion erected, and also'
he obtained letters of nobility, to the great
scandal and disgust of the ancient nobles. .His
courage in war enabled him to brave, at all
times, the jealousy which his sudden elevation,
anJ the arrogance of his manners, excited.
But the evii .HcHuations which poverty had re
pressed, now developed themselves. In fine,
Wadloek rondored himself odious, J>ot only to
the nobles, but also to his inferiors, who sup
ported, with pain, the insolence of a man who
had sprung from the very dregs of tho people, i
The manner in which he -bad been enriched
was heretofore a profound secret, but by some
chance it had transpired, and already the cler
gy threatened him as a sorcerer. . Surrounded
by enemies, and tormented on all sides, Martin
Waldcck. or rather Baron Waldcck, soon re
gretted his youthful poverty and contentment,
for envy and hatred were around him every
where. His courage never abandoned him at
any time ; in fact, on the contrary, he appeared
to court danger. But an unforeseen event
hastened his fall.
Tiie reigning Buke of Brunswick having in
vited, by proclamation, all tho Gorman uoltlcasc
to a solemn tournament. Martin Waldcck,
clothed in brilliant armor, accompanied by his
two brothers, and attended by or superb coftcgr.,
had the insolence to appear in the midst of the
cavaliers of the province, and demanded per
mission to enter the lists. This was looked on
as the height of presumption. A thousand
voices cried out: ''We will riot let this char
coal burner into our ranks.
Enflnmod with passion, Martin drew his
sword, and overthrow the hcrnld-at-arms, who
endeavored to prevent his cntoribg the lists.
Swords were raised on all sides to aVenge, a
crime at that time considered themofctatrocious'
except high treson. . Waldcck defended himself
to desperation, but he was made prisoner, ami
condemned, by the judge -of the tourney, to
hnvc-r-nccording to custom?his right arm-cut
off,, to lose his titles of nobility, and to be driv?
en ignominiously from tho ;city. They des
poiled.him of his armor, And.having under
gone his punishment, he was* delivered up to
the populace, who pursued him, heaping me
naces, outrages and insults on his devoted head.
It was with the greatest difficulty that the
brothers could drag him forth from the'hands
of the mob ; they had' loft him for.dead. He
lost sq much blood,.and vrns in such .a misera
ble condition, that it was necessary to place,
him in a cart, and under him they put some'
straw. Thus tho Wadlecks fled.
. Scarcely had they reached.the frontiers of
their native country,.when they perceived in.a
hollow road, situated between two mountains,
an old man, who advanced to meet them. But
shortly after, the limbs and size of this man in-,
creased in bulk ; his cloak fell from his shoul
ders, and his pilgrim's staff was metamorphosed
into an enormous pine. In a word,, the, De
mon of the Hartz was'presented - to their eyes
in all his frightful apparel. -When he was op-.'
posito to the cart in which, the sick man lay,
he asked of him, with an. atrocious grin, if his
fire brands had kindled his furnace. . Martin
was indignant at these* words, but could scarce
ly raise himself.. Uc pointed towards .the
spectre with a mertqeiug gesture;' but he dis
appeared, uttering a loud mocking laugh, leav
ing tho unfortunate Waldcck to struggle with
death. Max and George,- being terrified, di
rected their course towards the- towers of'a
neighboring convent, which olevated their tops,
above the. dark pine forest by whioh they were
surrounded. At that place they were charita
bly received by a nwnk with a long, venerable
.beard, and iu naked feel.. Martin lived just
long enough to.make a confession'of his life,
and to receive absolution from the hands of tho
very priest, whom long ago he had pelted with
stones in tho village of Margenbrodt. His
tTiree years of prosperity mysteriously "corres
ponded with the three visits which'hc had made
to the elfin's hill.
The -body of Waldcck was interred within
the convent, and his two broth era assumed the
habit bf the order. Both tho miners. and tho
woodsmen shun, even to this day, the rulus of
the Chateau tie Wahfeck, for thoy suppose that
it has become tho resort- of elfins and evil
spirits. ??'*""
M I S C E L L A N E O US;-.
CapAnn.iTif.s ok tiik South.?The New
York &ty>rcYftsays: The South have iron, coal,
slate und marble beneath the soil, and a cli
mate capable of every variety of production
upon its surface.?The Southern States are
nearer tho West, and ono of them nearer Eu
rope, than we are.?Their present prospcots
arc blighted by two causes?that of the war,
and the radical supremacy in Congress,*which
has covered the laud like a mildew. But
there must be an end to all this, and the eud
will be seen just as soon as the question of re-'
construction is settled. Tho less,' for a time,
the South has to do with politics:. a*>J ibo
more it has to do with its' material interests,
the bettor. If the North' will be content with
a non-interference with Southern society??-if it
will let tho people, white and black,. act in
their own interests?if it ceases all political
proselyting, it will soon find labor more settled,
education more diffused, agricultural prosper
ity more goncral, and the country more pros
perous.
The capabilities of .the South arc immense,
and ought at onco to attract tho attention of
Northern capital.* There is no reason why
double \?*t year's cotton crop should not be
produced, and three times the corn and wheat
and rice that was harvested in I860. The
Smith welcomes all capitalists, all kinds of la
bor, every means of thrift, wealth and indus
try. And it is impossible to help the South
without helping ourselves, and especially the
trade and commerce of this great city."
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Nkwspai'F.u La"W8.?For tho ? instruction
ami guidance of some who may possibly ncod
information on the subject, we copy tho follow
ing :
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letter when a subscriber docs not take his pn
per from tho office ; and givo tho reason for
its not being taken. Neglecting to do so makes
the postmaster responsible to the publisher for
the* payment.
Any person who takes a paper regularly
from the post office, whether ho has subscribed
or not, is responsible for tho payment for the
subscription.
Any ono ordering his papor discontinued
must pay all arrearages-, or the publjshor may
continue to send it until payment is made, and
collect tho whole amount, whother it is taken
from the office or not.
'The courts have decided that refusing (o
take newspapers, and periodicals from tho post
office, r r removing, and leaving them uncalled
for, primd facia evidence of intentional fraud.
j>kdtftitt. OTu * f,vt';o? tfjln** J\h? ?f?xrf ??3tj|
They were silting side*by side,
And he sighed, and then eho sighed.
Said be, "My. darling idol l*
And be idled, end then she idled.!
.? fix v rtv ; t!^r?^ ,es*?
"You arc creation's Indie, oh 1" - ? .
And he bellowea, a??Vib'? bellete* r,.
"On nry-soul there's such * weight/* . .
And he waited) and pho waited.
?.-. ? ;. ?jtt^f. a
"Your hand'I ask, so hold I'm grown !"
, And fie groaned, and then>ahe groaned.
? . "Tow shall Iioto your prixate.glg-t".
* And he giggled, a ml she giggled., :ilt,.jp.
? Said she, "My dearest Lukel" 1 ' ^
."'< And ho looked,.aud, then she looked, ?'
"I'll have Ihc? if thou Wilt!" '
And ho wilted, and.then she -wittcxL* * t *??
- How Sal .Disgraced the. Family, - -
A traveler in the State of Illinois, some years %
ago, came to a log hut on the prairies,., near'
Cairo, and there halted. He went. into; the
house of logs. It was a wretched affair, with .
an empty packing-box for a table,' 'where' tjto? .
or three old chairs and disabled, stools graced ?
tho reception roo'ni, the dark walls of wfilcli
wore further ornamented by a display of tin
ware, and broken dclf article or two.
The woman was crying in one corner, and
the man, with tears, in his eyes and a - pipe in *
his mouth, sat op a stool, with his ? dirty, arms
resting on his knees-, and his .sorrowful Jopking-'
?head supported by the palms of bis. hands. ?
"Well," he said,','yQ?' seem to ho in awful
trouble here. What's'up ? * ' ??. >
"Oh! we are moat crazed', neighbor," said .
the woman ; "and we ain't got no patience to
see folks.now." * ??- "
... /'That's all right/'/s?id the .visitor, noi^araeh
taken, aback by this polite rebuffj :ub?t can't
I be of any service to. you in all this trouble I"
"Well, we'vo lost our gal, .Our Sal's gj?ne
j off and .loft qa," sisld tho man, in tones .of.de>.
pair. ' '4'^'^?f^^S!BSp'''''^''""'''* '?v;'"v
"Ah, do. you know what Induced her toleavo
you ?" remarked the new arTivoK
"Weli, wo can't sajr, Btratiger, bb how bWb
so far lost to us t<r bo induced f1 but, then, stic'i)
gone and disgraced us," remarked the afflicted',
father. ' \ " V***t
"Yea, ncighbor-r-and as I should say it as is
her mother', hut there war n't a poor tier gal in
tho West than my Sal?-she'a gone and brought
ruin . on iher own - head now ," followed -tho
stricken-mother.
"Who has she gone with?" asked the jiii
tor ? U us I I :-iA
/'Well there's the trouble. The gal could %
have'done well; and might have married Mar?
tin Kchoe, a capital shoemaker, who. although
he's got but one eye, plays the flute in a, live!/
manner, and earns a good living. Then look
what a.home and what n life she has deserted.
Sho was surrounded by all the luxury in tho
country," rtSdAfan-fifthAw^ ,fl?&,GS>&,8$"j? ftwf
'?Yes! vflm knows what poor Sal will havo
Lo;cat', aud ?Irin k. or wear now VI- groaned J tlf*
old Woman.
"Add who is tho fellow that has takcq .her
from yop, to lead, her iuto such misery??*
quoth he. . ;,
"Why, sho s gone off and got married >}o a
critter called an editor, as lives in the villago,
and the devil knows how. they are' to earu.ft.
living."
- ? . 'is?ii i i * .;
A inari stopping his paper wrote, to tho edi
tor,1 "I think folkcs ottend spend their mutiny
fur paper niy daddy didn't and eycryboddj*. -
sez he Wns the most intillygintest man in the" ,
eundry and got the smartest fanvuly uv buoys
that.ever dugged tatcrs." '*? '. ? . .. ?? '
"TberO is a diflcrence in time, yott? knovr>
between this country and Europe," sai^ ix gen- ?
tleiuan in New "Xork to a newly-arr>Vet| Irish-' *
man. "For instance, your frion'oVjfoCork are'
iu bed and fust asleep hythi.? tinifty V^ftilo we.'
arc enjoying ourselves jn .the cailj e^wnjf.**
"That's always the way I'v e*ffflfl?ii>e<< |*atf
"ould Ireland nqver had juBttco'yit."
? i ?m , i?i ?
?.An Irish fontman having dirrvfeif x o^bket of
gnmc from his master to ? friendf waited..a
considerable time for the customary feoj. nq(>
finding it likely to appear, scratch*^ his. jxead?.
and said, "Sir, if ay master should aaj,- '^atl^jf,
what did tho gCntlomnn gMre y)o? Ptfa ;
Would yo?u* honor *ve mq,to tell fr!? f'-^r^kn
A gentleman sent Mb Irish sorvant Up tohls
room for a pair of boots', and at the Baroe fitytf
told him to be sure rtnd get matcj, aa tticrt*
were two. pairs together ie th(J clos*4* Patrick
returned with two boots bu* ?dd ?fte^j. ,'* Whjr,
dont you nee that these are riot n?Rc? ??o is a
long top, aqd tho other is, a^ahottr ??e I", eaiaO
the geqtloman otft of patidiNj SVlth tho fellow. .
"liedad, your honor," said Pat>. fn ?pojogy^
' and it's irue for ye, but thin the o^her pai*
was jurt po ^oo,".

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