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TUSCUMMA, MILLER COUNTY MISSOURI. THURSDAY. JULY 31, 1S79.
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Osage Valley Banner.
0 Axial Paper f Miller , County.
Jtdltort, Fublither and Proprietor.
Published JLrf.ru Thursday.
Per Year, In Advance, $1.00.
4 fnotpnIJ until tbe expiration of IheyearSl.'iS
Offloe: Oa firt floor of Masonlo and
Odd Fellows banding.
. . JOHN R. VHFXV8.
. . II. O. BROCK MYKR.
. . . M. K. McOKATH.
. ELIJAH GATE.
TQOM M 1IOLLAD A Y,
w JACKSON U HMITiI
rWy of Slate
Ail' j Ojneral
tfgp't Publlo Instruction, 1L L. SHANNON.
JUDGES 8UFRBM Ft COURT:
Tea V"n JOHN W. HENRY.
Eight Years WAKW1CK HOUnH.
Mix Y"r THOd. A. SHERWOOD.
Four Year Wu. B. N API ON.
Two Year - & H. NORTON.
IUpresentstlve - 8AMLT HARRISON.
Circuit County Clerk - JOEL B. CLARK
hb.nff CollecVor- 1'INCIvNKY S. MIM.Klt
1'robnU JadKTr'r - JAS. II. TODD,
ITwcueiDK Au y - - K.O. MWALKM.
Hjrvoyor - II. B. IJUKUNOAM K.
(school Committinnar J. M. HaKKK
Coroner - 8. V. 1I1CKMAN.
FOR EQUALITY TOWNSHIP
JUDtlca Ol IliU FMC6 AMUHOMK BaOC'KM4H.
CooUble - J. N. bcoTT.
1'utUolBoo UrMnui.. Tnncumhl.
TKKMd OK COl'KT:
C1KCDIT COUHTi llwii Found Moudhy in
M Tcb nd Ui'motJ Monday to Hepleaiber;
K. L. KowauiMi, Judne.
COUHTY COURT: MU Finl Monday In
Frfbruarv, My, Auiiuit and Noremtwr;
W. R. WBionT. preidin JutW; Jons
S. Jona, l.t dltlriot, Hiram Ukbd, '2nd
dilru (, fti.oclNta UilCM.
l'UOIIATK COURT) MeoU Swyind Mon
day Id Fabriurv. My. Auifuit and Not
niiibor, .It. II. Toi)i. Judif.
M. E. Church MU Fiaawftni, ai 4 w'uliKk
r. m. on ibo '2nd and 4ib Muudayt. Kev.
M. E. Church IhrU. 2nd Sunday, mornlriR
and evnninv, N. K. UoroB, pmlor.
M. F.. Clairrh. Flatwoodo School hoinn, 2ml
KrthbiHi, 11 a. m., anl Tucumbia ttalurday
evi-. bi t tk K. fll'MNOiK. l'a-lor.
('IIUISTIAN Church TmeumU. i't Ird't
ly, moruuiK nd evening, W. 1. DoanKY.
HFRINO OAKDKN, 4'.h Lord' day, W. F.
KALfil Church, on i Lrd'i day, 11 o.clock
a in. S im'l Outuuur, pa.wr.
ItAl'TIT For the ear coiumitnclnc Hpt.
1M77. Tno lliuo ol mntinK of uacli o.liurcb In
l tut Aftovlatlun U ruled by Stturday.
UNION CMirnh MMtU4ib Stturday In each
mniuu. J. M IIiHh mod.
HIO RICH WOODS Chilfcb rnoeU 3rd
8lurdy In each iniinlh, S. O. liurkii, mod.,
Tboa. Marcbant, Clerk
LI ITLK UICIIWOODS CHnrch -n-U nd
Hai'y Iu eaoh month, J. M. llibbt, mod.
FLEASAnT POINT Church meeU lit
BaturJay Kid. John (Smith, mod.
WET U LAZE; Church ine4 lat Saturday,
J. M. Ililbb. mod. '
NEW A'ALKM C.iurch meeU 4th Saturday,
Kid. Ouocan, mod. f,
8AUBATU School, at M. Pleaiant, 3
o'clock p. m. evary Sunday. I). II. Aiuliu,
Tucumbla R. A. ChapUr No. 87,
A. F. A A. M., nieot at thelrliall the Second
Haturday alter lull moon each month.
1). Maiii.l, H. P.
Wm. II. Halintln, ISej'y.
Tucurabi LjUkb No. 487, A. F. & A. M.
meot Saturday on or b16ra full tuoou in
IL BttADLVPOKD, W. M.
H. 0. Toon, 8c'y.
Amity Cu aitkk, No,142. I9.K.H. meet in
regular eommuotcatlnQ tbe 3d Saturday after
tiaub lull moon, nl 7 p.m., In Mmonio Hall,
Tuscumbta, Mo. VUilinc ilitera and breth
ren will be fraternally and cordially wel
comed. Mr. Sarah . Uavcnrtkin, W.M.
Mr. Lit.! Joiinsom, A. M.
Mia Matti K. Cuumini;, ao'y.
Pleaiant Mt. Lodjfe, A.F.& A.M.. No. 131,
meet at their ball ou Saturday evening on or
Iter each full moon.
J AMIS J0BS8TON, W. M.
Jamk Errca, Hec'y.
llrumley, U. D,. A. F. & A. M.. hold re
gular communication Saturday ulht on or
alter lull moon In each month.
J. L. Conner, W. M,
0. 8, Piiaun, Hec'y.
i. o. o. u
Tuncurabia, Lodire, 805.
I. O. O. F. Ilold their regular meeting every
Weduuacay evulogi '7 "'cl"ck "1;
V T TT fttiil e V
Louii Lvhbm, Sec'y.
Pleatant Mt. Lodite, No. 05, 1. 0. O.K.
Hold reeular meeting every Saturday, at
7 o'olock p. iu. VUUinR brother, in good
ttandloK, are corolally lnvltd to attend.
John B. Chockbr, N. G.
J a. 0. BiMi-aoK, Seo'y.
Iberia Loli:, No. 810, 1. 0.O. F. meet In
regular communication euery iS'alurdty even
n at 7 o'clock p. m.
Isaiah Latcufm N. O.
T. It. Robinson,
ATTOHNKY A.T IA.AV,
' TuKuojbla, Mo.
OOtce at pronent In tbe Court llouie.
Probata hiiiineii, Colleotlonn, Partitioning
lind and Ouietina Title a Speciality.
Have beeu Clerk ol the County and Circuit
Court tor 12 year, am familiar with the
Keenrd, bvo the only ABSTRACT OF
TITLES In the county. Cbergn rcaionuble.
ATTOHNKY V'i" LAAV.
VIII!prctlco hi protetiiun In Mltlnr and
ATTOHNWY AT LAW,
' All befinei lntruited to hi Carft Wilt b
promptly and laithlully attended to.
Attorney atiLaw, - Notary FulJlio "ana
Will practice bli prolenion In Miller and
Geo. T. Ubltef
Attorney -at- Law,
Jefferson City, Mo.
II. B. Hamilton,
Attorney -at- Law,
Jf fferMui City, Mo.
Attorney -at- Law,
Jeff0r8on Ulty, Mo.
Joseph K. Ednard,
Attorney -at- Law,
Jefferson City, MO.
A7l'..NlXDOltF. M. I)., '
Practicing I'hjnirian a n d
J. A. M. GKE.
Phy i c la n Surgeon a n d
DimsJol Women and Clrildren maJe a
. H. llttADLKYKOliol
l'hyHtcian ft n d burgeon,
.1. L. CON N KR.
Physician a n d Surgeon.
(J. W SI1KLTON.
Phyntclan Accoucltuer a n d
ltocky Mt-, Mo.
Kpecial attention given to disease ol
Women and Children.
J'hyslclan a n d Surgeont
OCULJS and AVltlST
P. O. addreti, Tuicumbia, Mo.
O. A. UAvman.
I IS IV T I H T,
Will tail Tuscumbia on the 1th Tueaday
of each month ai d remain two day.
yotary l'ubllc C Land Agent,
Wm. K. LUUToN.
Jim Henry Townihlp,
Miller County Mluourl.
Willattond to all butlneM entruited to
FIFTIETH FINANCIAL IXBIBIT.
January 1st, 1879.
Cath Capital, $300 000.00
Keerve lor He-lntumnce,
Uumrvelor Unpaid Loii,
Commiion due Agent,
Nut Surplu over Capital and
SCHEDULE OP ASSETS:
nnvnill UniUd State, fiOS.WIO
BONDJMitgouri Hute 413,080 $73G.680.00
Cash lit Xauk ol Comiuerce,
Cau In Company' Office, 1.3!i2 72
Balance In head of Agunli, 30 002.00
GEO. T, CRAM, I'm hidmt.
R. M.DcHU). V.-P. JAS. NfcWMAN, Bee.
W. U. rULSlFKlt, CUA8. BRANCH,
Treat. Au'i See.
8 M. Donn, Oo. T.Ckau, Jno. Waul,
Geo A.Madill, Jt. Newman, Dhv Korick,
8 E. Gilbert, U.O. Carpenter, H. F.Intiertull,
O. L. Joy, J -L. Stephen!, Jno.1. Blair,
J. M. Uahdy, Agent.
LET Hi BATE iXXIG&ATIOI.
Tbe Importanoe of procuring Immigration
to thi Slate li renerally recocnieed, ftod
there are frrattfylni; Indication that tbe ap
pointment of tbe Slate Board of Immlcratlon
bat, under the vlgoront and zealout manage
inent of Mr. Andrew HrKinley, already pro-
uuceu practical worm ..
Many countic and town In the Interior ot
the State have had wa attended meetinlti1.
appointed purmaneut wtl board and raited
money for the proper agitation and adyertiae
mont of the many advantage ot tbi Stat
to immigrant. The country pre generally
I taking great interest In the matter.' In
difference upon th'e luhjoct b( ended. Ene
ergy teem at leat to l.uve taken ht plants
And energy, Instead of damnation, meant
progrer and development in the future.
An evldqnce of till healthy change and
the attention already attracted mty be found
In an interesting editorial of tbe Chicago
Dally New, trom wbieh we extract tlia lot-
lowing; "The MlMonri Journal are urging
the Ilurnau ot Ioim'g,7 osu tbat IjUio o
fnik-w th example of Teiaa. And certainly
Mluourl It bleated with all the attraction ot
falubriut climate, cheap landt, both rich and
Varied, untold but undeveloped mineral
wealth, including the two great diniderata ol
modern clvlli-.ttlon, coal aud Iron. Iu tbe
meantime Alln-ouri bat fur more convenient
market than ietat, and far better facilitlot
lor commercial development. It n for the
intereot of Illinois that Mlttouri, rather than
Tola, tlioold receive a large hare of antici
pated foreign immigration, and we trutt tbat
tbe Bureau of Immigration of our neighbor
ing and tlntcr Stale will respond to the eel)
of itt Intelligent preiit upon the subject. Mtt
tonri bat bex n tar more backward in all tbat
conKtltuteia progrettive and wealthy and
prorperout Stato than her npportunititS war
rant and even demand. Why this is to it is
now neediest to Inquire. But now it the
period of her opportunity in which to redeem
the past. There it no doubt dnilir.ed to be a
greHt rovival ot European emigration. Kng
lard It agriculturally and commercially de
prewerl, and to it the ontipent of Europe
generally. In Germany, the prospect of a
large increase in the army ba ttruck the
benrlt ol the rlaing generation of men witb
terror. Kvery sign mdicatet that tbe Old
World 1 about to iwerra like an oyer popu
lated hive. Tbe auiboritlea ot Mistourl
tliould prepare to take advanlare of tbe
We coniequently trutt to tee our litter State
at tbe further tide ot tbe great Father of wa
ter! within the next few year receive large
additions to her population, and those com
pofed of the very tt clan of immigrant!."
Tbe eiample of Tex at which U relerred to
consiit in having regular agent in New
York, who, immediately upon the landing
of tbo emigrant endeavor to induce them to
go to Teiat, and aid tbem will) that view.
How much would it be worth, trom pure
ly commercial standpoint, it Mlttouri could
gain a million of additional inhabitant
tiller ol the toil or even a half or a lourtb
of this nuuihe.it Uow many milliont of ad
ditional taxable wealth ana commerce and
tradu would even one hundred thousand
thriity immigrants eventually produce! Immi
gration ahould bit the first (juettion in Ml
tourt to-day. l'ott-Diipalch
EISSOUEI FARMS WASTED IS ENOLAND.
Our K-iglish correspondent "Ware" writes
us a private letter under date ol Liverpool,
25, June, 1-70, "I have returned to tbii place
to iee ell' a lot of emigrants, who go out on
tbe White Star Steamer Republic. I feel
aimort sure tbat I could tell an aetcniiliing
number ol Mlasouri farm. Such a move
ment a It cominuncing bore will aitound tbe
world. For every farm to rent there are at
leait three applicant, the landlord will,
therefore, continue to have everything bli
own way. Tbe International Agricultural
and Mechanical Exhibition, which opened at
Kilburn, London, on the 80. h June, will be
tbe event of the year. I iball attend ol
courte, but being unprovided with the rooani
bv which great work for our Hute can be
carried on, not much will be effected. I bave
witb me Kitne thourandt of copiei of the Im
migration edition of the Journal of Agricul
ture, and the people bave tbe greatest tager
neu to get holt ot them, bene all will toon
If the Board of Immigration of Miceouri
would tupply me witb tubtcrtpllon litt of
all tbe farina in the Slate for tale witb wblch
they can be entruated, the deeds for which
fully executed they could have their banker
placed with a bank bore to whom the money
might be paid and tbe deed delivered I could
ell many ol them. Will write further about
thii." Now, here 1 a pioture worth contem
plating. An old and respected allien of St
Louin, at familiar with tbe State ot Miisourl
an any man In it, avt he can tell Mlttouri
laud in Kogland. We retpectlully tubmil
the milter lo the coniidurntiun ol the Board
nl loi migration and to our reader generally.
CeitMinly we iee no reaton why hundred! of
good farm may not thu be sold. Journal of
-a. . ii
Saturday night make people human, set
their heart to beating softly, a they uted to
before tbe world turned them Into war drum
and Jarred them lo piece with tattoo. Tbe
ledger clotet with a crash, the iron-doored
vault came to with a bang, up go tbe th ut
ter with a wil', click gout the key In the
look. It 1 Saturday night, and buiinet
breathe free again. Homeward, Utl the
door tbat bat been ajar all tbe woek gently
closet behind him. the world is all shut out.
Shut out? Shut in, rather. Here are hit trett-
urei, alter all, and not lo tbe vault, and not
in tbe book lava the record In tbe old family
Bible and not in the bank. Maybe you are
ft bachelor, fro'ty and 40. Then, poor follow,
Saturday night It nothing to you, lust a you
are nothing to anybody: On a wile, blue-
eved or biackeycd; but, above all, true-eyed.
Met a little borne no matter bow little a
tola, Just to hold two, or two and a ball, and
tben get tbe two or two and halt on it, of a
Saturday night, and then read tbit paragraph
by tbe light ot your wile s eyes, and thank
God and lake courage.
There are tald to be nearly 1 000.0C0
ol Angora grata In tbe Cape Colony touib
Africa, and that tbe mohair produced there
realises higbnr price tbau the Aiatic sLtut
yeer 1 300 000 pojnd. were abipped, of a
value ol C330.000. from thu cape. A nuui-
bir ol flnu gai bay lately been (hipped
tavre irom Asia Minor.
. rcrrERsoi city.
Tut Bailroad Excitement Increasing-
Col. W. S. Pope Maker, t Liberal Prop
osition for the Construction of tbe
The following I Mr. Pope' proportion
wbieh tbe board ha accepted:
Jofferson City, Mo., July 23, 1879. To
the Jefferson City, Lebanon and Southwestern
H, It. and the diree.tor tbernol:
I propose to build the road on tbe pro
posed route, from JefTerion City to the
wotterA Thundery line of tbe county, provid
ed you wiil, wheu I have operated tbe road
to said county line, convey said roal and all
It franchise to me, glye me 20.004 in
Jeffurtoa City boudt, and th unexpended
balance ol the Cole county subscription,; al
so $15,000 In money. I will pay for that
part ol the right of way not aecured. I wiil
obligate niysulf tbat the road, tbail after Iu
completion , as aforesaid, be coutiouuAljr
operated a ft public transportation company.
Mr. Pope also claim tbat he will complete
the line lo Versailles on equally an fair terms
and baye tbe road running toll) at point by
November lt, tbi year. Tbe county court
will meet ft week from Monday when action
will be taken thereon.
Another scheme on band, and one which
It liablo to succeed, i tbe building ol a road
from here to Columbia, a distance of twen
ty six miles. Columbia Is moving every
thing to accomplish tbi object, aud this city
will meet her half WBy.
The Chicago & Alton is doing an Immense
passenger business from this point now, and
tbo bussot running In connoctiun with it are
crowded morning and night. One dollar to
Kansas City and one tlfty to St. Louis 1 very
THE HOWLIKQ EOSTILES.
Hade it Hot
lor an Excur-
Bi-harck. D. T., July 25. The latest
from Fort Peck tays a courier has Just come
from Mile and reported tbat be expected a
battle with tbe Indian every day. There
sixteen hundred lodgw south of the Line.
Tbe Eclipse arrived last night Irom the
Upper M ittouri, bringing back badly scar
ed party of excursionist. Thirty-five miles
above Muuelsball she took on board Lieu.
tenant Wrlgbl' detachment of tbe Fourth
Intantry, tbat bad been on ascont, killing
an Indian in ft skirmish at Camp Lodcr, at
the moulb of Mu selebcll.
About seventy Indians rose up a the boat
rounded a polnc and made the shore ring
with their savage yt lls. Their demonstrations
were dramatically bostlie, but no attack on
tbe boat was made.
Agent! Hnnnenon, of Wolf Point, tond
the particulars of the massacre of the- Lam
hurt family. They were two mi lei back ol
the river on the prairie hunting, when the
Indians circled around Uiem and commenced
Lambert had only three cartridge.!, he
used tbem to the bast advantage, and after
bli horxe wat (hot be IhII dead by the animal's
tide. His wile and four children wire kill
ed and tcalped. Hi two little boys wbo
were found and lerriod ncrost at Wolf Point
on a log rait were to toriouily wounded that
tbey cau not live.
One wa tbot in tbe tide and the other in
tbe back, with hit forehead smashed iu and
hi eye out. Lambert wat an intelligent
half breed noted lor bis frieudbblp to the
The Brother of Lot's Wife.
There are 2,000 or 3,000 lemonade itandi
la this city, occupying tbe street cornert.
It is estimated tbat 2,000 or 3,000 corner pod
dlcrs iqueer.e a lemon apiece each dav, or
uie tbe same lemon with a frequoncy which
would make a Christian skeptical it be knew
These fellows have lome kind of a process
by which ft gallon of the stuff can be made
up at ft cost wnicb wouiu keep ny on bis
pint tor a whole year. It becsine noised
arjoui tne eart onne mayor mat tuese corner
cbaps were using large amount of tartaric
acid ooncreto salt.
The Informant stated to the mayor tbat the
mortality rate of St. Louis would become a
topic for a Chicago editorial if this wa not
stopped. The mayor asked, of courte, what
tbe mode should be. Tbe inlormant favored
the appointment ol a lemonade inspector.
He said he was willing during the hot
weather to take the job for the sake of
keeping up tbe reputation ol the city's health.
The may or appointed blm ad lib., and told
him to go forth. He procured a tin born
and a pair of scales and star'ed out. The
testing apperatus was, of course, for effect.
lie startled the lemonade venders a be durh-
ed around tbem showing his cerlillcate. He
partook at th flrtt bowl and cautioned tbe
vender to add a little more lemon by to-mor
row. He went from corner to corner until
th evening came on, when be lelt a di-izl
net and lost of coLiclousntss. Tbu earth
reeled, and in a moment be wa at a rest a
complete a tbe ever lasting hill;. He bad
bccjme a pillar of salt, bis teeth dropping
out one by one. He was purchased of the
cliy by the proprietor of a side show, who
bat already billed bim ahead at tbe brother
of Lol't wife. Ot, Louii Tlmei-Jourual.
Origin of the merino Sheep.
Mr. E. Fldenriorff.tays: I beg to recapitu
late, tbat mott likely tbe original coat ot our
sheep was ualr and wool: tbat wool with
neglect, exposure and hard pasture will
turn back Into bair; that bary Iamb are
born very froquootly in pure Merino flocks;
and that all tbe anclebt author on slnep
gree that tbere were two very distinct beeeds
ot i beep already at a very early dale (long,
smooth and glossy wooled the one; abort
wooled and cripled tbe other); tbat most
likely tbe impurtatlor of tbe long wooled
sheep buve taken place at a very early date
into Spain, and finally tbat Crosse between
tbe English and Merino sheep of certain
type will give oBapring ol a yery soft, glossy
and long wool. I think alter all tins evi
dence I leel justified in saying lbt the origi
nal Maucliauip In a Merino-Uambouiilet
flock was not alreak of nature, not acciden
tal, but most lik"ly guveiuw by a law the
n ot reversion going back to a source
we know nut how remote. Kural Wuili.
Sheep a erory Farm. ' -y'1'-
A writer on sheep husbandry In the myth, '
Myn To tuilW the meadow and pasture, w
sheep can be utted more profitably than any i
othf.. attirtf- Kbpen euUnea haa aitvanlnaea T01V
over cattle ratlin?. It give annusl dividundu k, ''
In the fleece., indeed, the ewe give two
dividends her floece and her lambs. The
bl-pro)uelng anlmalt give no dividends;
and the grower mutt go on adding hit ex
penses to the end of their lives, when be
mart find bis com pen 'at ton At be can
in one gross sum, uno capital requii- t. .
ed tor , the purchase of abeep enough
stock for' a lair trial is email. Large dock
srn nnl rfifiitrft - J. .
Bhaen vrowioir la enmmanded bv other n
consideration, apparently- flight, but too
Important to be overlooked. Wool never '
has to eek a purchaser. Poor or good, it it
eminently tbe caih article on the frm. The f
little addition irom thisanuroe lo the resource
ot tbo farm RlTo-dt tutt(a-rloii to wbiuli
every wool growing ier-ner will t-mtify. , f
! Wool Hold of merino Sheep. L
Mr. Lutk't entire flock of 107 sheep tuear- r
ed, tblt year, an aggregnto ol 1,8501 2 peunil
or wool, winch la an average of over 17 Bu
100 pounds to a bead. Hi five year old raut
Hopeful sheared 33 pounnt, 8 ouncer; a two
vear-old ram, New ork sheared 20 pounds,
12 ounoe; a two year ram, Money Makor,
sheared 31 pounds a five year ewe sheared
2S pounds, 6 ounoet; a two-year ewe sheared
si pound-.; another 31 pounds. This will do
as a sample ot what enreful breeding and
constant attention to the wants of the an
mal will accomplish. Rural World.
The Old World.
London', July 21 Specials from South
Africa lay when tbe troops entered Ulundi
they found that everything Valtlablo tad
buun removed to a new krsal. built by Ccte
unro, when the war broke out, flttneu mile
north of Tlhndi, and approached only by
long and narrow ravmu.-. King Cctewayo
has tome of hi obeif regiments with him as
a body guard and correspondent doubt if
ne win immeniateiy come to terms.
The 11 rill jh defeated tbe Canadians in tbo
Kolapore challenge cup match at Wimblu-
A Hew Society.
St. Josarn. Mo.. Julv 24. The St. Joe A
Nottbweetern. Missouri Immigration Society, '
organized in this city, it creating a sensation,
tud all concerned in this section arecutbusl
asilo In the endorsement of the movement.
A meeting of tbe executive committee was
held nt the Board of Tiado room this evening.
Representative of Ibe adjacent counties
were pre cnt and pledtred the endorse
ment of their people, The secretary wag
directed to devote bi lime in answering let
ters of Inquiry wbich are coming from alt
parts of the country, and a commute was ap
pointed lo gather statistics and other infor
mation. Ltziness is a foe: It creepelh about you on
mull id feet, and lures you Into tbe toils of
poverty before you are aware of Its presence
Work, nothing but bard work, will lift a
man up out ot the damp and sickly pit of
poverty. Work, aidod by that right bower
of sueceat, economy, will place any man on
the high road of prosperity In live yoara'"
time. Try it, and your hard-working wives
and poorly clad children will raise up and
call you bletted when tha sunshine of mid
ale life shall have passed and the shadow of
old age crcepeib on apace. Cherry yalo, Kan.
' O, youth, with smooth, sand-paporod pato,
Tne uighi 1 dark, the bour is lto,
Why do you linger on my gate?"
''I stay to help your daughter hold
Tbli gate upun its hinges old;
Go In, old man, you're catching cold"'
Tbe old man sougkt bi,!ittle bed
And on it laid Lis patient head;
"I think my gate It sore," he laid.
Two Frenuh editors went to
feeling around for each other's bruins witli
tbelr (word. At mlgbt have been expected,
one ol them wa puueturei in the stomach.
Tbe yellow lever Is gradually tightening Itt
clutches on Memphis. New ciues are report
ed from day lo day.
'.Oon'Ien," began President Gardner of the
Limekiln Club, as be gave his nose a last
wipe with a red cotton bankerchlef, "I hole
h'ar in my ban a petisbun Irom Mary Juno
Bascomb ol Chicago, axln' dis club to use iu
inlloonce to suppress extravagance among;
thecull'd people ob de land. 1 ha bin givin
dis subject much thought ol late, an' I find
dat de last tew y'ars bos developed slclt
streaks of extravagance 'ninn black lolkt
dat it am bign lime tomo acktbun was tsken
by en organizaabun like dis club. A lew
y'ars ago de average cjll'd woman war satis
fied wld calico dresses an' article to match, '
but now whar am she? Why, gen'ien, right
in tight ob my ole oabin am nolets'nadoxun
black women wbo walk out wld delr bom
basine dre.ses trallln' way back, ton-shillin'
putasolt lilted on high, an' lata on delr bed
wbich nebber cost less'n twenty shlllinM
Au' dit, too, when delr buibandt aru tkeer
cely alrnln' a dollvr day. Ili'arot fam'lioa
btiyiu' Ice cream on Sunday, strawberries
ebery day frew de week, an' taklin"bout
rentln a box in do pos'oflls. I see uull'd men
I port I n' blue nectier coatin' fifty cent, an'
actually puttin' on kid gloves Sunday morn
In'! I kuow ob culi'd lamilles in dis town
wbich imv cane-seat cha'r in de parlor yea,
gen'ien, right lo de parlor, an like a'oull a
stuffed cha'r 'long wid 'em. Do clean, white
floor am kivered wld . a ea'pel yes, wid a
oa'pet, an' on de walls am chroemeos reful
gent wid gorgeousnessl Wbal did our grain'
ladder an' our 4-1 adders do! Old n't day
live an' grow 1st an' dla bonest folk an
nebbor have any auch richness! I tell you
dat w am livin' too fast. Wa be got to
bole hack. When an bonett, liard-workln
culi'd man mua' bev a duffed cha'r to tit
down on, a walnut tubla to eat hi meal on,
an reglar hinge to de front gait, tame at de
rich white folk, den you look out to tea
crime increase an de nieatlei go wboopia'
trew de keulry!" Detroit Free Prut.
Philadelphia, July 21 During a heavy
storm till afternoon bouie and barns lo th
nurtbwesteru part ol lb city were uuroofel.