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TO A SPRAY OF MISTLETOE."
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SnirT Vj,Ht tin j.Mt think .w i
ha m litollr invilil U illu with Uiin
on CiiriaitniM lrnt hi )oNtiinir how.
DiuImwii) -H! hit! M ym k him '
if he hml n jinlA atfint ton? i
Stuffr V- Hf Ki'l wu; I hut he tail
A gradya 8gnint Ibv UuIUlr
IHM THfilion. wIk liel bfon tb
miiMkt of l)w 8kco.1 rrinnry, ilenerri
CAnoniiiiiijt, tf for nothing elw. for
luting (ltriktiaM m n Utirx h ks
liwn oiWrnUl i'vr in all
tun Imu'Io. mimI taw ifirMt iitnr
to children than any inr in tliu
ialidr. .MxVinir chihlmt Imjuty is
tiii tatice of Chrtotiitmiy.
Of lnt ynirs. Cbrtittuttw hM lrou
fir morw n ilotuwtic nihI iurryin)cintr
liolitlny Uwn n rviiiriott on. Hnt it h
tvli(fjoo iii the Ixt muue, riuc it is h
tU Of IMU' HU1 mt, HIMt OfXMt tb
liiiirt to hamuli needs hihI hawitn
Tim inot nMtiufhCiory wy to olwvu
ClirintmiiH i to do nt lent on froml HCt '
to MMiitt of owr fellow. Tin onarioi
mm of doiug mm'Ii an not will iuapirv us .
to do other. hikI m nanctify tlw iIhv n
to umk it ttviT
ChriitmitH is nlwn)e MMuiciMttHl with
th ifxxl who, wintiUtr rrnrltl
iii(5fwlor iimti. wiih the pnrait. kimlmt,
noblest hxitiK tbxt linn walkwl th I'tirth.
JIh lwd inpirrl love in Mint mih! xinnw,
in devotee mid (.kt'iitic hlf. .Men may
wningU lom creJn; hot aliont ,ah
ami hid lHMtutiful lifw lianlly
ln any difftrenc of ofumon, for lw jtitieil
all who iirred wml ln)Ve to lifwl every
ChnstniNxi tiHa gradually eolred out
of )t theology ! lias rotiM to tatMl fur
a fi'Htiviil of love. Tlwrwfore all men
loeit, for thrcnhoni the HMivurtv lovo
ia la; of love and is worhied for ita
A clear conm.ine fwrnisbea tn best
digestion for a CbrisUnwn dinner.
Christinas it. a day k fortn yood resolutions.
It Is easier to form them on
that or any other day than to keep
them for a single mouth.
No roitMientiowi jkerson can enjoy his
(Tiriatiuu dinner if h know anybody
else within reiwh to be hwiigiy. The
i'oiiMionstteM that vs havs u'ven food
io tlw neiKly (irorides ns with Uw flntt
C'hriHtinaa waa formed, in thoeni of
theology, lrom Ciirist and ins. In
tluiM) inictioal and lti.Minonti days it
.niiRlit niKiiily that wo ahonld try to tin-'
itnto Chi it in dealing with the niii of ,
inankiiid, who are uaiutlly mote ur luni
unfortiuwite. Iiy m denlinj; with them
weahnuld niiikiiall dtiKChriktiiiiiadayt. i
It is hotter to he a ChHatmab turkey
on the tuhltt tluiu a Chiiatiuiis yoose at
tllO trthlo. .ll'.VIfS HtCMtl liHUWNIE. I
I'urtlirr t ii fur It.
Bridget Shall 1 tnko tlie Christiuaa
mistletoe dowtj from the door, miss?
Miss Summit No. indeed. I aipect
sovwal Now Yexs cullers. t '
DOGS TURNED WILD.
A Pack of lloiinil Wlilrli lluvn Onni
lUrh to HlTitRrir.
For some time there have been reports
of n Mrniige band of tinhnala
which was (leprednting on the fanners
tit the northwestern part of K.:nnft. It
was HuppoMMl thiit It was u new kind of
wolf, but ns the animals were very
wild and wore only .seen at long intervals,
no description could l had of
them. It haa developed, however, that
ltistend of hcitt(f wolves it is a pack of
wild hounds. 'ITiey have evidently at
Home time Ven left bv man and have
returned 1 1 u savnire ftate. A mnn
named Withers who bed Inst a eolt and
was searching for it had occasion to
camp out in that pnrt of the country
where there were no i(Stki and while
In camp the band of v ild animals Mir-rounded
Ida plnce and raised such n
noise that he bhot and killed one of
The rc:t of the l:nd ran oiT and ho
brought the dvud into camp to
stive its skin. lie was inneh surprised
the next morning to find that he had n
dead dog instead of a deud wolf. The
dog wu evidently a full-blooded foxhound.
Withers tluit this
might give n clow to the strange noises
produced In the animtiK and concluded
to sttay simI Invest i etc lie staytsl
amuud there all tie.' t day, and ct night
was again visiUrd by the lie
artsl them off and nolijcd the direction
they took, and next morning followed
their trail, lie traced tlmi to a
rocky hill, ami then found that ilio
inatle lhir home ile counted
sixteen kgi which were hiding in the
ho!e. and clef In in th rocks, and
thinks they have evidently sprung from
doe that have been cIcmtUmI by tlielr
I'lipiilT vi'iilliMi'iit I itn riiiriillii
(rum i.rrut tint tin.
M.inv Amerlcnns will loubtlefi lw
snrprisel to learn. iv W alter
llarte In an arti ! on "C'niiHdinu
.loiii'iiulit uml .loiirn ilisni " in the New
l.us'land M.iguri how many of the
K.eling editor of 'tMila errat
a. Wing in f or of the akd.loii
of a continental comncnial nicy and
otuplete sepi;r..lin from (Jreat UriUiln.
Nothing could show more distinctly the
drift of the pojralir sentiment in the
dominion, for evcrylMMly is aware that
newspaper only ivlm miblic opinion,
awl do not create it, nowadays.
A few yearn ugn then was little tolerance
in Csnada fir any man who
dared to speak of tV poiUHity of severing
the sentiment tl tie biMiing thu
csmntry to Ore it llri'ain Now
Im one of the strongest
of tiopular appeal
T1e sirotig o,isii.m of the
party io u.iythin r lil.e free tmdu
with the Cnitetl Slate K hasesl upon the
contention th it isjmplctc Indcpeudeueti
of (treat llritain would rcmilt in an
absorption of Canada by the (rent
The h'.iUinv Journalikts of the
dominion uniti i.i tl' necessity
of Canada belon.r.g to this eontiueut
economically, and some of them tire
willing to admit to their cotuuiuienelo.s
that If such klentinoutiou of the coin-me
rein 1 interest of the two ooutitrieH
Involve jiolltical union, then polithinl
union is desirable. Such an undercurrent
In the newspaper cannot be
Itrr JaiiirM UruHilchltitrrn I'urtj" of
'IImoh In All.
Qiwch Vletorit hns a large fumlly.
There are, besides her own childrtm, i
forty gniwlchildreu and a rapidly In-creating
progeny of great grandchildren.
Here are the grandchildren up
UmpcmfWillu'iu. IVinceChHrlottu, ,
I'riiusa Alla'it William Henry, I'rlnce
Sigismund, I'riitersa Victoria, l'rincc
Waldeiiiar. lnnlerlkti, I'lineoM
Sophia ami the Prince Murgnrut, all
belonging to the llmpres Prederiuk.
Tho prince of Wah-s lit s five children,
A Hurt Victor. (Seorge, Ixmisc Vietorhu
Victoria and Maud.
The Princesk Alice has icveu, i
ly. Victoria, Ulixubeth. Irene, ICariwst, !
l'rcileriek. Alix and Mary. '
The duku of Iwlitibitrgh i quite in
the shade, with only five, namely,
Alfred, Maria. Victoria. Alexandria ami
The Prin Christian has achieved
only Jive. They are named Christian,
Albert John. Victoria, l.nnse Augusta
The duk. of Connau'rh has three,
Margaret, Artimraml Victoria.
Alice Mary anil Ixnipold a re children
of the dul.e of Albany
The I 'iinccs Iteatricc. dearly beloved
n her mother, has four children.
Albeit Alexander, Icopold Arthur,
lcurla ami a new little prince that '
hns just dapped its wings above
dim of Nature' I'riinaM. '
A monster three-lugged xtuer was
lately discovered during a round-up on
the headwaters- of t'heyenue rier in
Wyoming. The animal it seven years
old, w ill weaigh I'lime on two thousand ,
pounds, lias horns that will measure si. '
feet from tip to tip ami lius only three '
legs. The hind legs ate perfect, but in,
front thete 1-only one I located in'
thu center of the ImhI.s on the part of
the body between where the front
limbs are on an ordinal., xteer ami is
about the sue of two ordinary legs.
Tin-steer is wild and when dlscovcicd
took the lead of a small herd of mavericks
and shipped out for a hiding
place. The held was 'rounded up and i
branded and ,i mail left in charge of
Ily intermarriage with colored people
the .Mnrshpcc Indians in .Massachusetts
ha e increased to nliout four hundred. I
They oeetip, t. iVMTMition on the shore '
ol tlio lake in .Maishpoe called Ma'shpi
by the ( ape ( od folk ( atauhnit. the '
chief of the tribe, i the postmaster, i
and nn Indian boy carries the mail to j
and from Sandwich Three islands in
the lake tire owned by a fishing club,
of which ti rover Cleveland doe
K. (likler, Alevander Wood, of
Itoston, and t It .luifcrson uro
wfoyEWfc,i' fhf".i "'r vr W
CoprrlRht. 1B31, hy American 1'rrw
From hoavon to earth nt tilght'n IiIrIi noon
There flnnlasl a rny of .icrcl flro.
And Xntaro's vnlie huh nit
With MiintH of wi ft ileslru.
O wiiadron nWit! () holy mora!
When tHvicuatnl liunmmy icro Imrn!
The antlietns of nil nntains rlns
Orer tbo hum from nleiru to shnre:
Tlie mij the f lirlittna Joy bolls Itx
Kehoea fom urutorp.
0 ChriX. to thlak Thy Imbj ImtaU
C'omhI arasp hihI hold m omay IuhhIhI
ilny Jo aliktu in e ery x
May Unlrnc tlmuelatsand klmlness away
Tito MHilrt of moil to quiet rout,
I'hr rhrlit wan born tmUtr!
Ixit bltturscM and etiry ceiaa.
And all IlisehlMrea bent tieurcl
O eplrit of this ClirlntniatM,
Alilde with nn. and kIvb a siaor
To conquer wpon e ury side
Tbo tattle of life's
AadKrant that nemay knovv with Then
Tlio Juy of Imnxirtallt) '.
llKi.av S. Covant.
OLD TIME RHYMES.
Mini" (Jiialnl Clirl.lnim of Ollitr
It wiih Thomas Tusner who, nearly
three and n half centuries ago. advised
till .icoplo to at
ClirlttuiM jiln) and innke hwmI thor,
Knr OirUttnas etaam but once a uir,
ill his ipiaiiit IsMik, entitled "Five
Poiutes of Husbandtie,"
but it was iiuis to this that there
had been ind a niock play called
"Alexander and the King ot l!gypt,"th
cnnclucinu of which is tftvett in Hay's
"Collection of Proverbs" us follows:
limine Harkrain. tI i t doar,
CtirUtmiw romp Imt oim u h )ear.
Anil w ben It comes It IhHors Rnsl
Hut wbeu If warn, Wn uover tlw
HurkrsiH U itqHlvaleat to
"tliro uwh) on r old elclki."l
Again, in a rare tract uibHsliud in
KJdU, are the lines-
ilam r ami nintf anil Itieke xood
1'or ChristmiM comnt Imt once a year,
llerrick. in his 'Hesperidt,M treats:
Of tb Vnsell ttoeW
Tht tt hi, after
Of Wind iiun hutr. ami of the utrw
That oiiuk tiu'ii liaa In slioim tbn Mnr:
Of A h -drapes, lu tin ye nao
HuoIkohIk and wives bt trvakes to rbiMtn
Of sUlrli fort Himlit
A lfiilnQA barst Io jour rroumU.
A writer it The (tenth-man .Magazine
for May, 17S. tells ns that "the drinking
the Iwwl or cup was. in all
trrolmhilitx, owing to keeping Christmas
In the saim manner the) had liefore the
Peast of Yiil. 'lliere was nothing the
northern nation & i mnch delighteil in
as caronsing ale, esHciall' at this season,
when fighting was over. It was
likewise their custom at all thvtr teastw
for th mast, r of the to UU a large
ImjwI or pitcher, to drink out of it first
himself, and then give to hint that sat
next, and h it went around."
in Poor Robin'-, for 1077, in
the lagiiiiiuig of DecemlsT, e. oberves:
Num IiIik k tn(lfti IhU tlmo rw;airs
'(isiUKt i bridtnuut for to make wssl Art .
wliirii sahittrj advice is still to lie heed-is!
in northern latitudes.
The Yule log fiitros hirgely in all the
jKs'try of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and
Fifteenth ceiituties, and of thu. llurrick
Come, I ' tn ulth a
M wvrt , inirrhi boys,
'fhe I liri.uitHH Idtg to thu liriwc,
lute no lesnl Isvao, sUa
Hid t all be
Ami drii.k to j our he-fl'
'Witli tin- btot )rV Uros'l
Kor KikHl mur.iu. In' bin tmtlHK,
.a jour Milterlis
1'uvt Uuk am)
OtH ' la tb lm
Una. new t best nunc ' re.
Cut tbo Mbltr lusfa Iihim
The Hhilr tb niwit I- a.shiiMldiair.
I'r tbe rare miiMti tto
And tbe jjlnm stami hy
To Ail th imIu tbat'
Al.IIKKT P. SotnitwicK.
Can't llimi loo .M u Ii of ii Gocvd Tiling.
N U- .. -
fiscal'- W ' ' I 'A
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Clara Did u get my Chnstmas
Claude Yes; and I have always admired
that caid wi much. 1 told Ethel
Sviindowii when she sent it to you last
year that I thought it was mi pretty.
First St. LoutB Girl I want to hang
nn my stocking on Cliristmas, hut I am
afraid it isn't Lig enough.
Second St. Lonis Girl Why don't you
hung up your ear muffs?
TqIob Told of tho First 3
I'rrjudlrlsl Tradition Vendor Try to
.MtlUo Him Out a I rllotr
Danlrl Vr!)tcr a u
riaving ncertnincd who Oen Washington's
last English ancestor was it
hns taken a century and a half to do so
his grateful countrymen arc now trying
to prove thnt this gentleman, Itev
hrfuvrenee Washington, rector of
in nse, was not a drunkard and
a malignant In the Lnglish revolution
of 1010. And my college classmate, Mr.
II. P Waters, who la alwa.ts discovering
something, has found a letter in the
Ilodleinn lihrarj speaking well of Parson
Washington, writes P. 11. Sanborn
In tho Itoston Advertiser.
The writer, one Mr AylofTe. about
1706, snys: "I doc not rcmem!)er that
ever I knew or hcird of Mr. Washington
before he had leen sequestered, but
there was then one Mr Roberts, n
neighbor of mine, who was owner and
patron of a parish small that
nobody would accept of his church (but
with difliculty) and Mr. Roberts entertained
Mr. Washington, wheie he was
suffered quietly to preach I have
hoard him a'ld tool c him to be a vcrj
worthy plom man. I li ivo been In his
cotnjHiny there, and he appeared a very
modest sober person, and I heard him
recommended as such by several gentlemen
w ho knew him before I did. Ho
was a loyal person, and had one of the
best benefices in the parts, and this
w 4i the onely cause of his expulsion as
1 verily lielieve."
Let it 1k remembered hy ".sequestered"
Mr. Ayloffe meunt turned out of
his parish of Parlcigli by the Puritans,
at some time before IG.VJ, when this
Lawrence V. ushington died. As this
waa nearly sixty .tears before Mr.
Ayloffe wiote. the latter must have
been n j oung man when he heard the
parson preach. Ile lived at Great
ltra.xtcil in l.s v , and the little parish
of Mr. Huberts was in the adjoining
district of I'raxted Parvti, or Little
ISraxted. Purleigh is not farolT, and
Maiden (for which our Maiden is named)
is three miles north of I'nrleigh. Parson
Washington was buried at Maiden in
.Isuuary, lOoH, and four or five years
later his two sons emigrated to Virginia.
Hy piecing all these trilles
to.jether we get at a sort of hUtory of
this Ijawrence Washington, thanks to
The Cnglish aucestry of Daniel Webster
is partly known, but there is room
for Mr. Waters to look it up further,
lioth on the Webster side aud that of
Hev. Stephen llachilcr, from whom,
through Ids grandmother, he was descended
This clergyman was also
turned out of his parish, but for being a
Puritan, which could hardly be charged
against Webster. writer in the
Transcript one of the numerous
stories that I have heard about Webster's
neglect to pay his debt.s. lie says:
"When I was ,i clerk in an exchange
otlice we received a oraft of a few hundred
dollars on Mr Webster on sight
for collection. We were instructed to
present it to the eminent mnn for acceptance,
payable at any future time
he chose; 'tell him to specify his own
time.' This was rather unusual and
showed the great respect the creditor
had for the distinguished statesman."
Thio respect was natural enough, for
Webster was at that time almost idolized
by many. Hut it did not secure
from the great man the paunwnt of the
tlraft, either then or afterward. The
Transcript correspondent goes on: "I
politely suid: 'You need not pay the
draft at once: take your ow n time; accept
It payable when convenient, or
when you please.' He straightened
back, and, his penetrating eyes almost
blinding me. said: 'You are the politest
broker I have ever met,' and accepted it
at once, 'payable in si.ty days ' My instructions
were such that if he had said
on its face, Ta. able on the resurrection
day,' 1 should have taken it and considered
it honored. No attention was pw i
to It when the sixty davs expired and I
returned it under protest to the sender "
It was the frequent occurrence of incidents
like this w hleli gave ;snnt to the
retort said to have lieeit made some
years earlier by a witness in court w horn
Webster was cross-exam in iug. Iteing
a--ked his occupation the witness declined
to answer: this roused Webster's
suspicions and he insisted on a reply,
which the judge told the witness he had
gie. "Well." said the witness,
if I must tell von my means of support
it is this: I make notes, get them indorsed
and discounted, take the money
aud leave my iudorseis to pay the note."
Kver Iwdy in court expected some
stinging reply to this, but Webster simply
said: "Let me tell you, sir, that,
although highly respectable, that is a
ory precarious occupation."
A flaeor ICoinoily.
It often oceuts in the various gas
works of the city that men working in
the retort houses are overcome by the
fumes i,f gas and are in danger of asphyxiation,
says tlie Philadelphia Record.
There is a uniform remedy for all
such cases audit never fails in nine
hundred and ninety-nine instances out
of one thousand. As soon as a man exhibits
symptoms of being affected by
the gas he is proinptiy given a Seidllt.
powder Tliis generates gas in the
stomach and as it is thrown olF it carries
with it the noxious coal gas which
the patient lias Inhaled. Latgc supplies
of the powdcis are always kept on
hand at the dtlicrcul works for uso in
YWiKlit or the f.raliu
Tlie average weight of Hie brain of
man bears ti dctiu'te relation to thu
mute in which he Lies, u higher brain
weight licing found in cold than in
warm countries In proportion to tholr
stature, the Lapps hae the largest
heads in Lurope, the Norwegians next,
then come the Swcdeb, Germans. French
and Italians lu the Arab the head is
found to be smaller than nn of the
above, w hdc in the fur north there exists
a people called Chugatshcs whose
heads are remarkably large
-. . jjU.! ' . ' i . A
WHITES CREAM VERMIFU
HAS LED ALL WORM
EVERY BOTTLE GUARANTEED SOLD EVERYWHERE .
(PREPARED BY RICHARDSON-TAYLOR MED. CO. ST.LOUIJ MO. i
MACK : HUFFMAN,
" mm i lawi aaaJWia
To those who are a little behin
as a special fat or that thty come
WATCHES, CLOCKS & JEWELRY
During tho Holidays at
Be sure and call before buying- elsewhere.
SANTA CLAUS' SUPPLY
Of Christmas Tos were exhausted before reaching our store, but
we are headquartets for
:;,-,;;: $&?, :;; ;:::;, Hiraas, silk Hura, &c.
A Select line of Ladies' aid Gentlemen's fine Custom - Made Shoes,
Men's, Hoys' and Youth's Suits and Overcoats.
Xicc line of Young Men's Stiff 1 Iats, a nice line of Ladies' Jackets,
which we propose closing out in the next 20 days regardless of
price A beautiful line of cheap Rockers nothing nicer for a
In Groceries vc defy competition. Arbuckle's Coffee 20c package;
Granulated Sugar 20 lbs. for Si; C Sugar 20 lbs. for Si; N. O. Su-2
z lbs. for Si. Highest market price for country produce.
W. E. PERKINS, Crab Orchard.
Hello, Santa Claus !"
Where can I find the Latj,cst of Holiday Goods?
Go to A. A. WARREN'S
It is worth a io miles' ride to see his stock. He has a
LIITE OF JAPANESE WARES
Never seen in Stanford before
Walton's Opera, House,
WAL,TOJ KROS., Proprietors.
Lai jje stage, plenty of scenery,
good attractions solicited.
. $1 a YEAR.
REMEDIES F0R20 YE2:
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desires to calljtlienttetition of the
public to the complete line always
found in his store. He can furnish
) ouw ith as nice a
AS VOL' COULD WISH.
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forward and settle.
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