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metter, Mrs. B. does, and pronounces it
oft ery sweet tuone; and is very much
pleased with it"
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oc14 16-ly 1
A RARE CHANCE.
A GREAT BARGAIN IN A FINE
160 ACRES OF LAND, situated in
Grant parish, 44 acree uaderr
good fence, the balance is splendid up- t
lands. There is a good dwelling-house s
contaiuing three rooms and kitcheno,
snoke-house, lumber-house, cru-crib I
andl a god-lpayinzg grist mill, run by d
water. 'TLia lfarm Is located ill a aalen. I
did stock-rauge, and nt very far from t
market. The stock ,on the place will
be ald with it, if the 1'ur.uer wants
This place will be sold for a very a
a-all amount, and time rlveun onn one
half of the purchase prnce. For li
partleunlarsm apply at thi re.
C-lfaa. lov. t. t ba
Grandma told me all hbout it.
Told me, so I couldn't doubt it,
Ihow she danced-my grandma danced
How she held her pretty head,
how her dainty skirt she spread,
How she turned her little toes -
Smiling little human rose!
Grandma's hair was bright and sauny;
1)ipld cheeks, too-at, how funny!
.e' R l quite a pretty girl,
Blll.a her! why, she wears a cap,
Grandma does, and takes a nap
EItery single day; and yet
Gyaudna danced the minuet
Now she site there, rocking, rocking
Always knitting Grandpa's stocking
(Every girl was taught to knit,
Yet Ler figare is so neat,
And her way so staid and sweet,
I can almost see her now
Bending to her partner's bow,
Grandma says eor modern jumping,
lluop.ng. pushing, whirring, bumping,
Wuuld have aboeked the gentle fotblk,
No-they moved with stately grace,
Everything in proper place,
Gliding slowly forward, then
blowly courteeying back again,
Modern ways are quite alarming,
Graudmia says; but boys were charm
Girla and boys, miean, of coarse
Bravely, modest, gran')y shy-
What if all of usahould try
Just to feel tike those who met
In the graceful minuet
Wi.h the minuet in fashion,
Wi';h, couldl dy in.o a palcion 9
/.11 would wear th cealm they wore
I, tintsl t.o cO',lr, if 1, pe-chanee.
'Iouhl t' 1,:a: graudel Id of our dance,
I +lhutid rally lice to say,
'" We c.:.L it, dear, i"i a'n.e such way,
- --- f.----
Tom Corwina' Dream.
It was when t''om was at the
roItih .It lhi.s pp'''ll:srit, and when
. )trtl fr:,u L turnu,d the scales :
reti~dlly. It iS a well-known fact i
thJat he never aifibated with any
.imurch, reeds . cing a secondary t
Iuorteuihi, aud the defioition of I
(hristiaunty, for hia, being found I
to Janes i., >7. He was always a
firm atupporter of the Gospel,
however, and he regularly held a
pew at the church where his wife,
was a devoted member; but as for
Ihuselt, its four walls seldom or ,j
never held him. Pour Tom Cor- J
Now the minister at L-- be- i
iug, in the course )of thingsU about
to leave, a younger aspirant for a
pulpit honors made his appear- fl
athe in due time, and before his
pi edecesscor should depart, he S
made it in his way to converse a
with bide freely and fully on the a
various membelrs of the church
and congregation. Of course Mr.
Corwin camine in for a full share of te
the discussion, and the incoming ci
pastor made very minute inquiries
uocefning the persistent "black
sheep" who wouldn't allow him- d
self to be washed. Being assured c
that iu a long ministry ithud been
impossible to impress him, the
awful sense of his duty in the tI
,atter so overpowered our friend fe
that he determined to call upon i
Mr. Corwin and endeavor to the Ii
best of his obility to talk him over. a
So, accordingly, one day-a ls
rmarked day it proved to be in his 5s
-sleular--he presented himself at
the door, and was delighted to si
Ind the object of his search 'at
is table. bteeing another gentle- e'
nan present, however, he felt ai
dalled upon to remark that ".s he w
ad oome for a private interview,
ae would," etc, etc. Mr. Corwin
_nswered him that the gentleman sl
n question was his brother-in-law, be
and, as uch, the recipient of his
noet secret thouKghts; eonsequent- lil
., anything of a eonfldential na- ai
ure was perfectly safe with him, T
ad could be said then and there. in
Seeing thus no alternative, the be
levoted helper of souls opened *l
ire, and for an hour poured into m
he courteously attentive ear of
em lstener hia torrent of alternate vc
,evtive, eutreaty, threatening tb
•,zd proiuete. When he eased for L
rict of breath and words, Mr.
orwmn, in the mwldest way possi
e, as ered thus:
"My dear friend, you have ,don
your duty as you me it, and I
thank you for your apparent in
s terest in my spiritual welfare, but
I can best answer you, in Mturs
for your kindness, by relating a
dream I had only last night. D
you know Jones ?"
"Oh yes, he is me* of our dea
oons, and a very fine man."
"Do yog also know Smith ?"
"Yes, bideed; 'li ~i another o
our first men, and rsemonwd lor
b"And Thompson-do you hap
pen to know him ?"
"Certainly, certainly," quoth the
parson; "be is one of the pillars
of the church."
"Well," proceeded honest Tom,
"my dream relates to all of them
as well as to myselt In my dream,
which is singularly distinct, we all
died, and started together on the
same road toward the bar of God
foe our final judgment. 'As we
approached the gate of the Celes
ttal City, we were very much sur
prised to see that the great tribe
nal was being held outside of the
walls. Upon a high and com
manding seat we saw the judge,
in whom we recognized Father
Abraham in judicial robes, his
firm-set features and long dowing
beard alike proclaiming him to be
the true patriarch. Great crowds
were all around, and I must ao
knowledge my knees trembled
under me, and there was a soe
quaking at my heart as we drew
paer. A man at his feet had a
uell-hb mbed ledger on his knee,
in which be made search as Father
Abraham called out, one by o u,
t he naes of that countless throng.
Soon I heard the name of Jones
called, an4 Jones left my side to
attend tl sanmmons.
"'Jones,: said the patriarebh,
'are you the Jones who iS deems
of the church at L- r
" 'Iook out Jones' secount
"The man searched for it in his
-led1er, and, finding it, handed
"'I find you accredited with
having given twenty-five dollars
toward the belfry of the churoh.
I1 that so ?'
"'But, on the other side, you
are charged with otppressing the
poor, collecting enormou, rents,
and forgetting to pay your just
dues. I'll have none of you ! Take
'Jones away to the left!' And I
saw poor Jones vanish from before
my eyes into the throng of goats.
"'S~mith '' Tremblingly Smith
awaited his doom at the patriarch's
"'Give me Smith's account.
Smith, are you the Smith so con
spicuous for piety in the church
at L-- -1'
"'I find you accredited with St
teen dollars toward boilding the
church. Is that so?'
"'I also find that you paid five
dollars toward the expenses of the
church. Is that true ?'
"'But, on the other hand, I find
that you have traded with your
fellow-man ip a way that is hardly
np to the golden ruole standard.
It is recorded that you used two
measures in your buqiness. one
large, to buy by, and the other
small, to sell by. Is that t)?'
"Low came the words, 'Yes,
"'I read here, too, that your
evil tongue has crept aroand lies,
and hasn't besitated to bear false
witness against your neighbor.'
"Lower still, 'Yes, sire."
"Away with him l wolves in
sheep's clothing have no entrance
" And then I heard--and it was
like the blast of a trumpet to my
awed ear--' Tom Corwin ? . Is
Tom Corwin here ?' and I, shbaking
in every limb-for I kniew I had
been'nothing to the ebhureh--an
swered, and staggered up to hear
"'Tom Corwin,' said the stern
voice of Father Abraatmm, 'are you
the notorious Tom Corwin of
"' Yes, Sire,' I answered.
"' Have you spent amything for
"' No, Sire.'
"'BHave o waited opavt
service of the reh, evry Bab
N .e Si.O '
"'4T1mo things IInd obed
againsemu, sir; bat on the odds
side, a o the mon who th
a mote for your friend to
hip, and then sulabed suek loss
"' Are you the mho who; dhres
to give renate to the poor whea
they cannot oest the demands?
"'I am araid so, Sire."
"' Are you the man who keap
the ninth commandment, and a
your neighbor rest in pease?
Sheriff, bring me the keys Tom
Corwin, enter the Goldes Gate ' "
A "Tom," the inoorrig'ble, mil
ingly bowed the oat
An Engiishman says: "Thb
attraction of- French women born
of French parents, as a rule, eon
ists of a graceful movement of
the body, small feet and well.
shaped hands; a sometimes fa
inating expression belonging t.
irregular fetoatures and a facility for
conversation which makes you forg
get they do not belong to the
Phryne ideal. They dress betty
than any other ladies is the
The Buffalo Courier bunts it
up again and starts of with : Mr.
Secretary Thomson has never
served two years before the .e t,
but it is aSrmed that his nautical
acquirements are more varied tha
were those of President Taylor l
secretar of the ns. Whentht
otf8ial first abod man-of-wr
at the Gospo navy-rd he pass.
ed before tl hetchway, gave
srtled w ad ud.
If the - thing n't hollow 1"
The New Oriesas Times is s
liberal in getting rid of our eagle
orators as Artemna Ward was of
his poor relations. It says: We
occupy very high moral ground!
Sregards the Eropean war. We
have no prefereness as betwsee
Russia and Turkey. We -are wil.
ing to have either the (hr or the
Sultan recruit an army orp of
Eagle orators in the Uatad Statsb
sad put that army eorps in the
front of battle. There is nothing
selfish about us. 'Our eagle rator
is valuable. He has his useswbihk
aregreat and varied. He idear
to our heirts and gratifying to our
national pride; but we know that
and are resigned to it. rUsi
wants him. They want him more
than we do. It is right they
should have him. Let them take
him-all of him-p-d we'll starve.
The sirloin of beet is said to
owe its name to King Ohears. a
Second, who, dining upon a l
of beef and being pa-tim ely
pleased withb it, asked thel name of
the joint. On being told, be said,
"for its merit then I will knight it,
and henceforth it shall be iaed
In a ballad of The New Sir
John Barleycorn, this .iress-staa
is thus mentioned :
Our Aecond Charles ofdrae ht,
On loin of bed did dine;
He held his sword, pioss, the
drbo hooed Sir-Loil."
ta another ballad, The Gath of
Calais, it is thus noticed :
Beaotraed Sir.Loin, t times deem, -
The theme of fihlmld :
On thee ouir ki o dtg to ire
Then, how much doth thy tests exesel
Soup meagre, feS, seat salad!
The late Dr. MorAdam used to
tell ofl a tipsy 8dothuan aaking
his way hom on a bright Sunday
morning, when good pale were
wending their way to the irk. A
little dog pulled the ribbon from
the lady who was leading it, and
ma it ran away from her, ehe1,Z
pealed to the Arst pseserb,
ung him to whistle for her poodle.
"~Woman," he retorted, with a
demnity of visage which sjly a
drnken men arn asmn, "woman,
this is ma day for whating."
A second titsa a 4n-s -
lag expedition hien a