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GOING TO THE TOSTOFFICE,
TIic Simple Faith of flic Venerable June-broke
Detroit Free Press.
One of the oddest sights in the south is
to see the negroes hang about the
They are the first ones fo call in the
morning and the Inst to leave at night;
and it is by no means rare to have them
inquire for mail fifteen times a day. I
was in the office at Marietta, GaM when
an aged darkey limped itf and inquired :
"Am dar fo' or five letters heah for
Junebroke Duke ?"
"No, sir," replied the postmaster, after
taking a look.
"Well, den, I'll take one."
"There are no letters for you."
"Isn't dar a newspaper ?" .
"Hasn't I dun got nuffin' tall?"
"Not a thing."
.."Dat!s curus "verr.y. curus," muttered
the man, as he walked out.
' I followed after,5and when I asked him
if he expeoted an important letter that
day, he replied:
"Sartin I does. Dat's why I'ze walked
fo' miles dis lnawnmV1
"Where was the letter coming from-?"
"Who did vou expect to write to you ?"
"Did vou " expect news or money in the
"Deed -I did sah. I 'spected dat letter
migbCbab $2G into it." '" J . X
yi dunno, but I 'spected it."
He then told me that he could neither
read and write, had no friends to write to
him, had never mailed or received one in
his life, and yet he had inquired for mail
at least hundred timea year for the
past ten years. In fact, it wasn't ah hour
after-1 left, him before .he circled, around
to thVofHVe again and said: J
"Reckon I .mus' hab some mail by dis
"No nothing for you."
"Wall, if dat hain't curus werry curus!
Reckon I'd better wait fur dat one o'clock
A Speculator's Piety.
A Georgian was one day honored with a
call from a local clergyman, who stated
that he was soliciting subscriptions for the
erection of a new church edifice and added :
"The Lord will surely prosper all who
"Do Vou honestly, believe that'1?"
'Why. certainly I do."
The other subscribed $500 and as the
clergyman rose to go he said :
"Ihave no doubt the Lord will repay
you for this inside of six months."
Only six weeks had passed when the
liberal-hearted subscriber called upon the
clerpvinan and said : .1
You remember I subscribed S500 toward
your church building. I now want
to go $300 more for the seats and carpets."
44 Has the Lord prospered vou, as I predicted?"
44 You bet! He not only discounted
your time one-half, but He has permitted
me to gobble up all the stock in a railroad
except about $5,000 held by a widow. I
want to subscribe $300 more and have the
Lord bring her to, time!"
A smart Warsaw man who wanted to
put a stop to his cow's switching her tail
whije he was milking, tied that appendage
Kth6 picket fence. Tho bovine became
frightened, and'the man says he wouldn't
mind repairing the fence, as it would be a
just judgment on him for being a fool, but
he does think it pretty rough .that she
should drag a teivfoot section of it through
his garden and tear up about every growing
M. Giflard, the well-known Parisian inventor,
latelv deceaseij, left tq,tle French
Government a gehenius legacy, under
most singular conditions. It is to be
to the establishment of suicidaria
br public institutions in which persons
suffering from painful and insurable dis
eases may bring their own lives to an end,
under the direction of medical experts, and
with thsPcdnsent of heif immediate relatives.
In a recent lecture, Mrs. Julia Ward
Howe remarked as to idols of the affection,
that falling in love is a thing which has
gone so entirely out of fashion that a woman
of her age might be excused for asking
whether any one.of those preseptjiad
ever, dreamed .what the idea of siibh an
experience could be.
MYERS & SHORE'S,
BIG UNITED STATES CIRCUS
Museum and Menagerie,
United and Combined with the
ilk MAT. Amis
AFTERNOON and EVENING. ,
Hake ITo Mistake in the DATE !
Nothing Like It SinceThe Creation of Man. Attractions Gathered
from every explored Portion of the Globe. This is The
People's BIG SHOW I
Huge Instructive Menagerie Two Colossal Circuses United.
50 LIGHTNING TUMBLERS. 30 DARING DANGER-DEFYING
GYMNASTS. A COMPLETE DOG and MONKEY SHOW.
FOUR-Grand Free Shows-FOUR.
tftTlO.0'0 Happy, Joyous People, coming Hundreds of Miles daily, on vat Excursion Trains, to
witness the only Mammoth bxhibition In the World that can atlotd to give Four Miraculous
.fcMrtEja snarorss free.
every day, In each town where they exhibit, outside their Monster Pavilions, In the open air.
A Giant Ten-Ton Mighty Monster Blood Sweatlng'HIppo'potamus.
ST24 Miraculous Double and Triple Somersaulters, actually throwing Double and Triple
Somersaults over herds oi Elephants and droves oi Camels.
sdoww "xroxT :m:iss tosh
Grand Oriental Spectacnliir PagQnt,
Through the Principal Streets each day. Over One Solid Mile, in Length.
Doors Open at l:QO and 7:00 o'clock p. m;
d&w2w. WILL EXHIBIT AT CARLISLE, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4th.
CITY AND COUNTY DIEECTOIU.
Courts Circuit Conrt. .
Commonwealth's Attorney T. A. Currah.
Clerk B. D. Parry.
Deputies: 11. Kice.'
Tuesday, alter second .Monday in January
April, July and October in each year. -
- County Attorney J. L. Whltaker.
Clerk-W. W. Ball.
Second Monday c: each month.
Tuesday after second Monday in MarchjJune'
September and December in each year.
Maysville, No. l.W. H. Pollock and J. L;
Grant, first and third Tuesdays in JJarch, Jun.e
September and December,
Maysville, No. 2. Win. Pepper and W. L
Holfon, first Saturday and iourth Tuesday
Dover, No. 8 A. A. Gibbon and A. P. Dobyns
first and thiid Wednesday, same month.
Minerva, No. 4-0. N. Weaver and J. H. Watson,
first and third Tuesdays, same mouths.
Germantown, No 5 S.-F Pollock and James
Fegan. first and third Saturdays, same months.
feardis, No. 6-J. M. Bali and J. W. Tilton
second and fourth Saturdays, same mouths.
Mayslick, No. 7-C. W. Williams and J.D
Raymond, second and fourth Fridays, same
Lewishurp, No. 8 J. M. Alexander and
Abner Hord, second and fouith Thursdays,
Oiangebnr?, No. fl W. D. Coryell and W. J.
Tully, first Saturday and last Monday, same
Washington, No. 10 John Ryan nud James
Smithers, fouith Tuesday and third Wednesday,
Murphysville, No. 11 Lewis Jefferson and
E. L. Gault, fourth Monday and thiid Thursday,
Fern Leaf, No. 12-S. E. Mastin and J. B.
Burgess second and fourth Satuidays, same
Maysvllle.No. 1-J. P. Wallace,
Maysville, No. 2 W. L. Moyan.
Dover, No, 3-W. B. McMillan.
Minerva, No. 4 James Runyou.
Germantown, No. 5 Isaac Woodwaid.
Sardls. No. (5 .1. A. Collins.
Mayslick, No. 7 Thomas Murphy
Lewisburg, No. 8 S. M. Strode.
Orangeburg, No. 9- Thomas HIse.
Washington, No. 10 James Gault.
.Murphysville, No. 11-W. R. Prather
Fern Leaf, No. 12-B. W. Wood'.
Society Meetings Mosonic.
Confidence Lodge, No. 52f first Monday ol
.Mason Lodge, No. &J2, third Monday of each
Maysville, Chapter, No. 9, second Monday of
Maysville Commanderyi No. 10, fourth Monday
of each month.
I. O. O. F,
Fisgah Encampment, No. 9, second and
Iourth Mondays In each months at 7 o'clock.
DeKalb Lodge, No.lJfTuesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock.
Ringgold. No. 27, Wednesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock.
K. of P.
Limestone .Lodge, No. 36, Friday night ol
I. . W. Jtt.
Wednesday nigh Leach week, at their hall on
Sodality B.V. M.
Second and fourth Sundays in each month
at their hall on Limestone street.
Father Matlicw T. A. S.
First Sunday in'each month, at their hall on
St. Patrick's Benevolent tfoeioiy
Second Sunday In each month, at their
, Clar Sinker' Union,
Flist Tuesday night in each month.
Monday night ol each week.
K. C. R. R.. arrives nt 9:30 a. m. and 8:15 p. m
Departs at o:45 a. m. and 12 rn.
Bonanza, down Monday, Wednesday and
Fridays at 0 n, m. Up Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday at fc p. in.
The Board ol Council meets the first Thursday
evening in each month.
Mayor Horace January.
President L. Ed. Pearce.
First Ward-Fred. Bendel,E.D Nute,L.Ed,
Second W. Martin, Thomas J
Chenoweth, M, C. Hutchins.
Third Ward Matt. Pearce, Richard Dawson1
Fourth W aid Dr. J. P. Phlster, B. A.
Fifth Ward Wm. B. Mathews James Hall
Treasurer and Collector E. E. Pearce.
Clerk Harry Taylor.
Marshal E. W. Fitzgerald.
Wharfmaster Robert Fioklin.
Wood and Coal Inspector Peter Parker.
Mnrketmaster M. T Cockerill,
City Physician Dr. J. T. Strode.
Keeper of Alms House Mrs, S, Mills.
NICE nice . lot ot Walking Canes ;ust received,
A which we will sell cheap. Give lis
u fill J. ' a. ourviiro acun,oauuu Hircei,
mfitfd above Yancey & Alexander's stabl