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Who site Ui ont In the orchard rcl bowers bowersBlowing bowersBlowiaR
1 Blowing bubbles o or applebloom applebloomWho appleb1oomwho
Who ho wuhcd wined the cheeks of the baby flow flowWfj 80wt Bo BoII
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Cobweb cordage and woven wo en keel keelHe keelover i
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west westI weatLUTe westLeave
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Set with stare for a eilver crest crestAlice
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twentysix x this is bless blessed blesstd blesscd ¬
ed day will be Mas Master Moster Master ¬
ter John said Nurse Cotter softly to toherself toherselr t therself °
herself as sho stood In a shady corner cornerof corneror cornsof r
of the oldfnshloued garden her eyes eyesbent eyesbent eye eyebent s
bent upon a thick patch of sweet vio violet vlolet vl vla ° ¬
a let leaves growing almost wild under undertho undertho underthe
tho mossy wall Planted PI outed them him himself blmself ¬
him self ho did my pretty boy when his bishead hisbelld bigLead
head was little higher than tho kitch kitchen kitchtU kltchcn ¬
en table and Miss lJss Kitty helping of ofcourse ortOUIse o ocourse f
course Always together they was wasand wosond wasand
and now two years ears gone and no sign signof signof
of him Master has altered a good gooddeal gooddelll gooddeal
i deal since the weary day ho left us usBut
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But for Miss Kitty 1 ltty dear lamb there therewould therowould therewould
would hardly be a sound of life now nowIn nowI nowIn
I In the house Oh Ohlltlnster Ohl I Master John Mas Master MasI Maeter ¬
I ter John do you think this day of your yoursweetheart yoursweetheart you yousweetheart r
1 sweetheart Miss Kitty mtt of your our home homeand homlnnd homeand
and the old nurse its loves you youVery youI youVery
I Very tenderly tho old womans wrln wrinkled wrlnkled wrlnkled ¬
kled tollworn hand touched tho fresh freshgreen frcshgrecnlcacs freshgreen
green grecnlcacs leaves as memories of the stur sturdy sturdy sturdy ¬
dy young rascal who had planted the theviolets thoIolets tileviolets e I
violets stole back to her heart How Howproud 1I0wproud Ho HowI
I proud she bad been of Johnl He was wastho WIIStho wn wnthe s i
tho orphan nephew of her late mis mistress mIstress ratstress ¬
tress who had adopted him but she shehad shohad sh shhad e
had died soon after Kittys birth and andIt andIt an anIt d II
It was Sarah Cotter who had taken takencaro takeucaro takecare n
caro of everything and worked early earlyand earlynnd earl earlyand
and lato for them precious children childrenor childrentor childrenfor
for or her master Sebastian Stuart was wasan wasIU1 wn wnan s
an absent highly Irritable man who whorarely whorarely wh whi °
i rarely quitted hIs study
When the boy grew up rather wild wildnurse wildnurso wildnurse
nurse declared that bo was but high highspirited blghspirited his hisspirited h
spirited and whatever his faults ho howas howas h hwas
was devoted to Miss I1ss Kitty KIlt and that thatDO the theno t
Ir no one could deny But Kitty was the theone tb tbone e
1 one no creature for whom her father fathercared fathecared r
I i cared and consequently be looked lookedwith look lookedwith ell
° with a jealous eye on his nephew and andthe andtho an anthe d
the least word from the lad was suf sufficient BufI au f ¬
tt I I Accent to open the vials of his wrath wrathTwo wrathTwo
l Two years previously when John had hadcome La Lacome d das
1 I come down to spend his birthday birthdayusual as asusual i ii
i i usual his uncle had suddenly missed missednumber a anumber
f number of bank notes Jack alone alonehad DIonahad alonetied
had been In his study Jack was wasUcovin i
i k 1 knoWn to bo In chronic difficulties and andthero audj an anthere d
j there was a terrible scene ending In Inthe Inthe i ii n
I the young fellow being ordered out outof o oof ut
of f the house never to return or see seehis seohIs seehis
his cousin again againHo againHe
i Ho went and the following autumn autumnWhen
II When nurse got gut her masters win winter wInI wl wlter n ¬
I ter icoat coat there were tho notes notes crum crumpled crumpled cru crupled m ¬
pled up In a pocket and she remem remembered rem reme remerl em embered m ¬
rl t bered ho had worn it lost tho week wee k
before Master John had been home homecontrltflf e I
HTben conlrltlfi contrJtl contrltflf sharp and stern sternseized sternlIelzed sternseized I
seized upouJubastlan Up upoebnstlan astlan Stuart and he headvertised
I I adveotseddlllgently advertised diligently but nothing was wasIUJ Wast
+ t IhCl1rd of Jack and time rolled on ont on3We11
t i 3We11 Well I must go and make maker mr mrI IUJ IUJso I
I I r cakes nurse so muttered sadly turning turnIng4way turningi
i a Away Miss Kitty will have them the m
like as ho was coming down Ah dear
It goes hard to loso them as you have havenursed havonursed h havenursed
nursed and dressed and tended tendetlThe tendedThe
The violet patch seemed a favorite favoriteepot fllvorlto1l1
aiB spot 1l1 > Ot that spring afternoon Kitty Kit ty
M
r coma thero presently Iresentl and turning up
her frock went down on the damp soil e ei ell
i t to search among tho leaves for or the
fragrant little flowers flowersIt 1IowersIt
s It seems a long time to watt she sheconfided shecontldedto s sconfided he
confided contldedto to the mossy wall as she shestood sheatood s sstood he
stood against an old tree arranging
her blossoms the bright sunlight tall all
Ingon lag on her chestnut head But If ho
Is olive be will como back He never
broke a promise to me Thero are al f ¬
N r ways violets out for Jacks birthday
I never knew them to fall fallAnd tnllAnd failns
+ ns And wo always wore half each and n
now nOWTou you aro keeping them all said s san aid
an eager voice behind her
I Sho turned to See eo a tall bronzed
1 r man she turned to toseo see her boy sweet awe et ¬
1
heart and the sad days the lonely
fc months were all forgotten as the two t wo
who had carried tho violets from the
woods and tended them as children childr en
met in fnthat that shady corner again j
Ho 11 Is so sorry Jack she said at
length when tho tale was told You Y ou
I will not bo Jo bard on him will y ou
you
dear1 dear1Hush dear dear1IUJbl dearrHush
Hush Here ho hocomes comes
And strangely enough it third vial v el
1 t ton to came camotowllrd toward the bed of violets viol eta
y now 110 a bent dreamyoyed old gentle
IllftT moo Wltrt ivho rthnttK rthnttKtten
whortcorJy dearly passed them and a
tten en stopped Abruptly ubr l I i try tryu
u
j
Jack Jackla ntf boll DO back agaIn ba bacried becrIed hecrled
cried III I was a wicked old man manJack manJack manJack
Jack Can you 01 forgive me meOf meor meOf
Of course he could producing thetarn thefrn the
tarn piece of paper on which was the tbtadvertisement theoilvertlsement thedvertleement
advertisement a atorn In Havana he had hadtaken hadtaken badtakers
taken It to light his pipe and suddenly suddenlycaught BUddenlrcought
caught sight of his own name nameIt namoIt nameIt
It has done me good yon know knowbe knowho knowbe
be said In his deep frank voice voiceRoughing voiceRoughing volmRoughing
Roughing It always does a fellow fellowgood fellowgood fellowgood
good If bo puts his back Into It Now NowI Nowwant
I want a birthday present from you youuncle TOUuncle
Iuncle
uncle ono I shall know how to take takecaro takecaro takecare
caro of and he drew Kitty forward forwardIt
It was with a curious mist hi his eye eyethat erethat eyeat
that th at Sebastian Stuart put her hand handInto handInto
Into in thto to Jacks broad palm and blessed blessedthem blessedthem blessedthem
them He had mado a terrible mis mistake mlstake mistake ¬
take be had nearly wrecked two lives livesIt livesIt lives1t
It Is not always that things come out outright oulrIght outright
right nt last and he was a thankful thankfulman thanktulmnn thankfulan
man m an that day daySpring dnySprIng
Spring evenings ore chilly and the thespotless theepotless thePollees
spotless s kitchen with Its cheerful fire fireand
and ssad the scent of hot cakes seemed a avery nvery avery I
very pleasant place pIa co as the young cou couple coupIe coupie ¬
pIe stole up to the back door much muchns
ns in the days of yore they had re returned returned returned ¬
turned from meadow or wood and andgone IIndgone
gone straight to their best friend friendTo friendTo
To think that ho should have a acomo IIcomo acome I
como this very night my own dear dearboyl dearboyl dearboy
boyl murmured the old woman fitter fitteranother ntleranother afteranother
another errand to the sitting room roomwhere roomwbore I Iwhero
where on various pretexts she kept keptgoing kepigolnll keptgoing
going to look at Master John to BUD BUDrcptltlously suJoreptltlously
reptltlously lay a trembling hand on onhis I IhIs
his big shoulder or the crisp hair that thathad thathad the thehad t
had always been so hard to comb combAye combye combAye
Aye ye the Lord has heard my prayers prayersI
I have got both my children again againand ngnlnnnd againrand
and Master John will sleep In n his own ownlittle ownIIttla o olittle tvn
little room room again tonlghtl tonlghtlAmellcau tonlghtlAmellcauQueen American AmericanQueen n
Queen
A Dutch FUhtnnanf Ilnase UODlTho IIouseThe IlnaseTho
Tho Interior of ono of these tiny tin tinKntwlJk tinIatwiJk 9
Katwljk houses Is a study studylu In simplic simplicity simplicIty slmpllY ° ¬
ity It Y the largo room Is kept for Sun 6undays Sundnrs Sundays >
days and for company companyIacldentnll1 companyIacldentnll1servIng companytncldentnllserving Incldentnllj Incldentnlljserving 5
serving as a bedroom for the family famdl y
In the walls are sets of doors like likecupboard IIkocupboard likecupboard
cupboard doors behind these are box boxlike boxIIIco boxlure
like compartments In which are bull bullbeds buillbeds bullbeds 1
beds Tho other room Is kitchen and andliving I1n I1nIIvlnA anliving d
living room The old Dutch hearth It ItIn IIIn 1 1
In n the corner a copper kettlo hangs hangsfrom a 1a
from tho crane The table before the thewindow thewindow th thwladow e
window with Its china coffee service servicealways
always ready Is a feature of every eve evehome ry
home In the cupboard aro just justenough justenough jus t
enough plates knives and forks tor fo or ortbe r
trio family Cleanliness seems s seems ems tbo tbowatchword thowatchword th a
watchword of every household for foreverythlnggllstenstrosn fo foverytbinggllstenstromtho or orovcrytblnggllstcnsfromtho
o ovcrytblnggllstcnsfromtho tho brick brlckdoo door doorsteps doorsteps ¬
osteps
steps where lie the white sabots to tothe totho t o
the fascinating brass and copper uten utensils utnslls ute uteells n ¬
ells hanging about The womens du duties duties d dflea u ¬
ties are not many their cares few fewhaving rewhaving fewhaving
having scrubbed the house within and andwithout anl1wIthout andwithout
without they linger about street cor corners corners co r A ¬
ners gossiping or stand for hours out outon outon o ut
on tho dunes firms akimbo looking lookingout looklnllout
out to sea But out In the fields they the thedo y
do labor hard Up through the gray graymist graymist
mist their sturdy figures loom darkly darklyas
as bending over boo or stooping to tho thoearth thoenrtb 1
earth they toll silently patiently from fromdawn rromdnwn fromdawn
dawn till tllldus dusk Wives and daughters daughtersof
of tho fishermen spend many of their theirdays theirdoys the it
days mending the hugo nets which whichstretched whIchslretched whichout
stretched out over tho dunes envelop
them In a clinging veil 011 of black Along
the edges sit the women wooden woodenneedle woodeaneedle woodsneedle n
needle and stout cord In hand repair repairIng repllirIng
Ing the great gaps and yawning holes holesstopping holesstopplug hoc es
stopping occasionally to drink a cup cupof cupot c
of hot coffee brought out to them In Inpots Inpots Inpots
pots by the children chlldrenoutlng chlldrenoutlngJrldajt Outing OutingMiiklne
Making Lemons Sour SourHow SoarIIow
How often does a lemon fall to live liveup UVIIup Il vQ
up < to 6 Its sour reputation Until lately
American Amllcnnlemons lemons were more likely like ly
to thus Ih us fall all than foreign ones the rea reason re ° ¬
son of which was that American grow growers gro groers w ¬
ers did not know how to cure lemons lemonsThe lame lameTL
The TL o fruit was never tart enough enoug h
There hero would be plenty of juice Juicebut Juicebutcontained but It Itcontained
contained a high percentage of sugar sugatand sugarand sus rat
and a small percentage of acid which whichmade whichmade Wblchmade
made It unmarketable But a tow towyears f ow owyears
years ago the tholomon lemon growers clubbed
together and sent experts over to Italy Its Italond Itsand 19
and Spain to learn tho business and andnow nndnow a anow nd
now they are producing much better betterresults betterresult bett bettresults er
results They pick the fruit before It
begins to turn yellow and put It In n n ncuring ncuring
curing house where It Is kept at an aneven nnoven
even temperature of about fifty de degrees dogrees ¬
grees for about twenty days which whichsweats whlcbswellts whichsweats
sweats out all the sugar It Is then thenremoved thenremoved
removed to another temperature for forsIxty or orsixty
sixty days more before It Is ready for or
the market Thus the highest degree degreeof del1eoor de
of acid and the largest degree of juice juicecan juIcecan juicecan
can be obtained One of the curious curiouseffects curIouselrccts curio curioeffects us
effects of this sweating process Is to toreduce toredueo
reduce the thickness of the skin skinoriginally It Itoriginally ItorIginally
originally grows thick and tough but
tho acid seems to eat it up UpDever UpBeverages UpBeveragesChanalug Beverages BeveragesChanging ges gesChaollajt
Changing the th SobJet Snt ect
An original method of closing a con
versatlon was adopted by a host at a t a
dinner party the other day A young young you rag
man had turned It to a topic which ho
did not caro to discuss and angry angryNow
glances failed to make any Impression on
Now then said tho host at last la
lets change the conversation conversation For Forwhat Iiorwhat F Fwhat or orOa
what wo have received etc etcLondon etaLone London Oa
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Composite BlMlm IIral Maxims e I
A penny saved spoils the broth brotllA I
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manners mannersA j
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do sometula1 to convince con via co do world dat datwere datwero dotwere
were alive An dats too much muchtrouble mucbtroubleWashlngton muc muctroubleWashington h
trouble troubleWashlngton Washington Star StarBad
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t wear > bracelets brllceletsChICago Chicago Record
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have won damages for mel mall mallAttomoyYes
Attorney Attornoles 1cs sir sirten ten dollars
I Delighted CHentGoodl What are aroyour IIrorour
your charges chargesAttorney
Attorney AttorneyIn In view of the small sm all
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I suppose said the he effusive lady lad la
who was visiting the Mecktons that
your wife is sure that she has the best be st
husband that ever lived livedYes livedYes
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something like a q sigh but at the same
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A Great Help
Wife Never mind I If you have haveup ve
failed dear I have 1500 saved up
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given mo from time to time
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Daughter D ughter and Grandohildren GrandchildrenTALKS GrandohildrenTALKS GrandohildrenTALKS
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She Return Home HomeHy Hometr
Hy b bPend tr y wife went off to the country to tospend tospend
spend the day with one of our dough daughters daugbI doughtars ¬
tars and her children We expected expectedher expectedher
I her to return that evening but got a amessage amenage 4message
message that she would spend the thenight thenight theflight
night and the next day and maybo maybolonger maybolonger maybelonger
longer Thinks I to myself She wants wantsmo wantllme wantsme
me to send her word to come home homeand homeand homeanq
and I wont It has been a long time timesince timeInce timeglace
since the runaway We missed her herbut herbut herbut
but made no sign Her chair was va vacant vacant vscant ¬
cant Her familiar voice was no long longer longer longer ¬
er heard The pantry keys hung si silent i1lent 61Teat ¬
lent on the nail Nobody called mo mofrom metrom m mfrom °
from the window to stop working Ias In Intho Inthe I n
the garden and rest whllo the sun was wasso wasao w wso as
so hot Nobody to say sa the flour flourout Is Isont laout s
out or the hominy or the lard or some something something Something ¬
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thing else for something Is s always out outat outat ou ouat
at our house Little grandchildren grandchildrencome grandchildrecome n
come to see us and an dont stay long longcos longcas longcos
cos granma aint here Everything Everythinglooks Everythinglooks EverythingTcoke
looks like a funeral Lonesome lass Isenttho laenttho lassthe
tho wordfor It It There Isent any word wordtor wordtor
tor the feeling when the maternal an ancestor ancestor ancastor ¬
cestor Is s not cruising around when whenwe whenwe whenwa
we cant hear the rustle of her dress dressnor dressnor dressnor
nor the sound of her voice nor see her herstitching herstitching he hetitching r
stitching s away on some so e infantile Inta tlle gar garment garment ga gament r ¬
ment or reading over over again the last lastletter Il16tletter lastletter
letter from the far away boys boysBut bosBut boysBut
But the girls gave mo a hint and andsaid andaald an d
said now was a good time to paint the thekitchen thekitchen th °
kitchen and surprise her for she s e has hasbeen hilibeen h heon
been b eon talking about those old dirty dirtydingy dIrt dIrtdingy
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dingy d dor ingy smoky walls ever and anon once onceor onceor one
or thrice In n awhile So I opened my mybig mybig m mbig y
big heart and little purse and sent for forthe torthe fo fothe r
the painter to como early In the morn mornIng mornIng
Ing 09 Ha came and did a nice job of ofIna It ItIn ItIn t
In Ina a day The kitchen looks like a aparlor aparlor
parlor The cook woman caught on onthe to tothe tothe
the surprise party and scoured the ta tables tat tatbloa t a aand ¬
bles and the tinware and then went wenthomo wenthome wen wenhome t
home and put on on a clean new dress dressMy dressMy dressMy
My wife came home this morning We Wegave WegllTe W Wgave °
gave her a kind welcome but made madeno madeno madeno
no sign She was glad to get home homeand homeand homeand
and Indulged in more hilarity than us usual UIual u uua1 a ¬
ual She cruised around looking at fa familiar romlllnr f fmlliar ac ¬
miliar things and places Soon aha showandered ahawnndered sIl sIlwandered c
wandered toward the kitchen and we wekept wekept w
kept In hailing distance and watched watchedbor wntehedher watchedbor
bor Suddenly there was a scream screamdelight of ofdelight ordelight
delight as she looked in at the open opendoor opendoor
door Well I do declare Did I ever everThat eTerThat
That Is all she said just then for she sheturned sheturned e eturned tie
turned and came hastily to me and an ankissed d
kissed me She took me by surprise surprisetor surpriseshe
for she quit kissing me years ago Th That at
kiss more than paid for the paint and andthe andthe a athe nd
the painting These little sweet sur surp 8Urpaea au aupstaes r
p paea pstaes ses are the best part of domestic dourestlife la
life They beat wealth and high life lifeand lite8nd
and political honors and fame and are arethe IIrllLbo or orthe o
the next thing to religion for they are arefounded lirerounded a r rn re
founded In n love loveAll loveAll
All thoughts all passions all delights
Whatever stirs this mortal frame
All are but ministers of love loveAnd
And feed Its sacred flame flameThese ame ameThele
These are the songs of birds in the t he
trees treesthe the flowers by the wayside that thatcomfort thatcomtort th thcomfort at
comfort us In the journey of life Song
birds and floweret I There Is nothing In n
tho wide world that gives such lIuchemphs lIuchemphssls caliphs emphasis caliphssls ¬
sls to the love of God for His crea cr ea ¬
tures We need food and raiment ralmentand ralmentandor ands and andof
of course the human family would per p er ¬
ish without them But the birds blrdland and a nd
flowers are extra gifts glrlato to minister mlnlaterto mlnlatertoour to toour toour
our senses our emotions How fortun fortunate tortunate fort fortate un ¬
ate for us that as we grow older we
love them better When I was a very ve ry
busy man and had ambition to rise In
the world and advance my wife and andchildren andchildren e
children I cared title tUe for birds or flow flo w
era but now they ar are my especial
pleasure MOW I understand underatandthe the mean ¬
ing of that beautiful verse verse Consldei Consi des
the lilies how they grow alley toll tollnot toUaot
not neither do they spin yet Solomon
In all his glory was not arrayaed like likeone IIkoone t tone
one of these He who provmeth food
for tae ravens and takes notice of ev ¬
ery sparrow parrowthatfallto that falls to the ground grow
will surely surel take care ol olul us if we trust t rust
Hip I believe there are but two kinds
of flowers named In the Bible Dlhletl the lI
roseof rose or Sharon and the lily of the val ¬
ley lerandthae leyand and these these two starve preeminent proemln ant nt
today for rorbenuty beauty and fragrance Of
late I have been
watching the rose ro B8 ¬
buds as they untold their leaves and
open Into beauty How wonderfully
they are folded upon the little cone coneand coneand c one
and every layer is I waiting waltln for or Its tm tmand Umtand time timeand
and turn to come forth and breathe
the air and take on on colors from Gods Godslunllgtt Godaunllglt G Gsunlight eels
sunlight No human fingers could re ¬
told thorn and make a bud again The
birth of a beautiful rose Is a miracle Infra de
It paseth comprehension and excites excitesour tea
our wonder only Just so is the tbeteath tbeteather elan elaner feath th
er cf a bird The microscope shptrf ihotj she v
tho most wonderful wond rfulmechanlsm mechanism Jnlu Jnluand 1a Its
d delicately llca 011woven woven tllbrlcltsl sron iitlgt Bt1
and Its gossamer llghtne f Thin T Th eft n
took carefully at tbelttif tbelttif8scd tbetra r rseed I
seed pods JJod that shoot boot UP > I J
i j jfil
fil
dellon Human
fingers tu tuproach tllproacb canroach
proach roach them In structure Th Thexquisite Thexqulslte
exquisite and must come fro
hand of God There 1 II a 11 11perfection IIln1t Ilmltte 10
perfection of everything everythingthat that U t
by b man but there Is none of the theof theof t tot
of nature The finest cambric
t toks
looks lo oks like a blunt pointed lie Liee
the e microscope but the point ot
bees bee sting U Invisible t tliij vUll vUlle uh
the th e young folks would sometloei sometloeiand 10meUmeaand
and think and study nature naturolt naturoltrettne it itrefine itrefine
refine them la thought and feeliu feeliuexcite
excite a reverence for their tm C CHow C CHow
How beautifully the great poets poetiabout poellaboutllowers poetsout
about aboutllowers al out flowers One says The Thebleat Thebleat I
bleat flower that blooms some somegives somI
I gives thought too deep de p tor torAnd forAnd tei
And tit my mytalth faith that every love
joy Joys the thealf air It breathes Soaei Soaeien Some Someera Someera
era seem vain and some are noj mo moFrom
From my window I see the valet ralilcannas ralnlcannas
t cannas and the proud and lo lofty j
Has strutting to the morning itu itunot eu eunot 11111not
not far away aro the humble rli rlihalt TIdhall vlohalf
halt hiding from the light Tent Tentsays Te Teaas Tesaye
says Any nose can ravage tket tketof the theor theof
of a alIower flower but only the pure pureln hi 111h 111hbavea t thave h hhave
bavea have a right to I am an eirlrrl eirlrrland earl earland early earlyand
and every eve1 bright morning I visit vltltgarden vaUcarden visitgarden
garden and Inspect the flowers Dovenithe lIoweratile
the night nlghthal has opened and cut cute em emfor entor n nfora
for fora afresh 110 frehvase fresh vase at the breakfast u uThe tal talThe
The neighbors chickens a annoy annorifor anno annofor
for my garden Is their feeding reedingand feedingand pt ptand
and they scratch the bam lard am amtrsn mintnm
frees = my plants S Sa on yesterday yesteriiyjsome yesterdaysome eaterda J Jsoma
some chicken wire and stretcltj stretcltjalong luetchslalong stretcbdalong
along the fence But I forgot tai taithe to tothe t i ithe
the gate and they came In n and anlgot wh whI wbaot
got ot after them they put their h hthrough hthrough r rhad
I through the mesh meshes 011 and got fast tuthOO fasthad
had fun with those chickens udllwill snd udll andQwill ti tiwill
will not come back back any more morsgardens 1 1gardens
gardens are fine this tall The Thu Thucrop ceo ceocrop s
crop of beans and potatoes potatoeeate potatoeeate11nd ire irehand atehand
hand Turnip greens a and mutt muttabound m mabound mabound
abound A few tomatoes are ttlllli ttlllliand sUUIand still
and my good neighbor Yarbroartl Yarbroartlj
j preacher sends us some s me of bit hielanes bitones I II
I lanes ones every tow ew days His Crto CrtoI C CI
I Whirlwind Is the finest ftne t variety 111 I Iever Iever
I ever seen Verily the lines baranl baranlto have haveto
to us in pleasant places Darn Darnj Da Dada1 Day Dayday
j day uttereth speech and night nightnight t
I + night showeth knowledge MillS
j will be rescued I reckon not beets beetsshe becaIhe
she Is a missionary In a birbw birbwcountry barb barhcountry
country but because she Is an allcan AM AMcan Amcan
can woman The best opinion U Isaha Hi Hishe
she had no business going there therepeople therepeople t tpeople
people havo got gl > t more sense aadt aadtnot and sndnot andnot
not drumming up women for mlsdi mlsdiarles m marles marias
arles tc uncivilized countries h Itstrange hStrango hptmage
strange what a passion some pee ptthave pehave peehave
have to long Ion distance charity chant I Istatistics 71ataUstics
statistics show 65000 65 OO arrests In 10I Ini fc fcton
I ton the last fiscal tI floc alyear al year and yet But Butj Beesend I II
j send missionaries to Turkey Turkeypreachers Turke Turkepre
I preachers pre chorl and teachers for the these theseIn nepi nepiin ne neIn
in the south Georgia has otljl otljlwhite only onlywhite
i white convicts in n her peahen jenltettkwhile 1Jenllenwhile
while Massachusetts with only oolTa oolTatlo I Itlo ado
tlo larger population has 1600 I600New i iNew
New York state with three Until Untilpopulation times UII111population timespopulation
population of Georgia has 3600 3600vlcts 3600Icta
vlcts Icta besides numerous refonutai refonutaiwith retormtDIiwith
with several thousand inmates InmatesT InmatesTtrnth T T Ttruth
truth is that every state and eti etilarge eTIlarie
large city has enough of the lava Uflithe Iltlthe
the Ignorant IgnorlUltnnd and the destitute to totor a afor
for and It I t is mistaken charity to otlook 011look ot onlook
look them and hunt to foe misery mlaef afar afiriBut steelBut I IDut
But we are getting along f talrl talrlIn fairly ln lnIn > s sIn
In this blessed Undand land and havemucV havemucVbe have mud mutlbothallkful mudbe
be bothallkful thankful for that our wr wrbrethren north northbrethren norihrbrethren
brethren have not May Ma the Lord tt ttand blond blsand
and guide the president Is our pro proThe prayThe prsrThe
The south does not expect Ho 1111 to toI tolerize
1 lerlze his party on the protective tti ttior Iior
or any other republican principled principledIt principleIt
It does expect him to appoint th thmen Ie Iemen 6 4 4men
men to office regardless regard leas of their ttelrjties their Ii Iitlcc
ties And It his party kicks and tin tinens th thens thens
ens as the whigs did John Tjl Tyler 111erhIm J Jhim
him say as Tyler said to Clay Clayers snd snderl Oil Oilera
ers uentleman you cannot i iMy lure lureMy
My back Is against the wall as and I Iveto It Itveto
veto these bills hlllaTyler Tyl Tyler r was s pot polman potman ° l lman
man and a conscientious lUtesw lUteswbut autesbut state °
but he was too pure a man to top topeither Ill J Jeither
either party and andor of course coursenominated was TiUnomlnated
nominated for the next preside preilJeThat pres1dlThat presideThat
That may be Koosevelts late lateIhllll te tehall
hall see seeD1I1 Bill Arp In Atlanta Atlantatutlon Cc Cctutlon Cctutlon
tutlon tutlonIf
If you ou have something to wV wVthe set aelthe
the people know It An advertise advertliwIn
In thl this paper will do the thlwork thlworkCROP work workCROP workCROP
CROP WILL WJ1 FALL L SHORT 8H01TAgricultural 8HOITAgricultural SHORTAgricultural
Agricultural Commleiloners ComISGIOnerEstl ComISGIOnerEstlCotton Corirmiesloners Eitl EitlCotton
Cotton Yield J fci9500000 il500OOOBale jQ500000BeenThe il500OOOBalerhe Bilei BileiThe
The convention convention of cotton states statesmlssloners atAtesmlulonlts
mlssloners pt O tagriculture agriculture allow allowday 900 900sine dJo dJosIne
sIne die at iI t Springs Ark Ark Th Thdny
day afternoon A report of otLhe otLhemlttee tl c cmlttee
mlttee on uniform 1191tormrerttllzer ullform fertilizer fl gu guteca > J
tees and laws la lav s was the feature featuraclosing 01 01clollng
closing days d sl session It recoBW recoBWto recOlII1IIto
to the legislatures leglsl turcl of the cotto cottons st stthat s sthat ts
that a law be passed similar M Mnow tohOW td tdnow
now in force In the state of oll fiW fiWThe keo keoThe e eThe
The estimate estImatlspf of t tlw comttls comttlsof conltnlsalon conltnlsalonof
of the cottOtt cotton V100 > cn > p for of 190 19011a 1903 Is W Wbales 9 900 G D DhIes
bales This estimate Is based oa oaerDmennd f feramentind
eramentind erDmennd state reports J p rt and andthe andtheae IMj Ib
ae ter ewajfen 41oa r n 0 Ot the th commtsstonett co mm IIsloners
I Io Wbottt bolt dnohaU drio j GJsl half mltI6n bale halal a1e1 a1e116an J JfnaavthB
16an fnaavthB ranthe th so gcjV government > ernment rnll1 nt estimate estlmatsper nl
per cent of otrull a n full prop rOIlvouJ4 rOIlvouJ4CbnunlaslonerUOI woulip woulipConunlsslone Would Kl
Conunlsslone CbnunlaslonerUOI > iiHIt ot < if Arkaujujl ArkaujujlniatW MltanJlS MltanJlS11at
mated 11at d the crop ot Ofllt of hj state t G 6i
J1aI sigsr t all Itgilnlt 120t I2000 OIIS lagtyesr illlr illlri
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