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u itil M*f*dia]i
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it that inonii-T
•••i'.v lwan what niairii a
•l f""'. iie was iiiad rii
it. ilia! eertuin.
1 1
"ii think I a-gosip«
giihor of Oiiediah Joh
I in no sieh a thing,
ho.diiy, you may sav
.p for Nuuie nine y
a- fi
lm U
"'i -I'C I 11ev tlu- right to
''x-diah so mad. or. in
u as tin' thorn ever
I s
I h. a I
1 h.ii
wif(j fell short in
"!'•'!nd. Oh, iio! fer
»Voi"hl ever tended a
outsider hettor than
••"i" to her litisbn nrs.
up the lio:
Mi^ Job
a n IV.d o
darn his .socks
"°*t as thick as a
a?id rru'rossin\
'•thes in the hull ills
lasted so long, or
"e her duty, there and
soniciiow, while slio
'lie spigot so keerful,
^dy attention to frlm
dways, that's what
1 as he lwd t«» pay the
•'•••'Wed, suppose.
lie was so mad that
"I" ac-eouut. of :i letter
ad to him at hrcak
«'irri "d in the oott'oo at)
md he was a-sayin',
hev heard of this
K)ked htiiTud at Hiat—
1 1 1
Wouldn't., and sui.s
^'I'liiess in her voise:
's- indeed! That's a
''k of afambly whoso
tiic D'-elaration of In-.
-'where back in the ages
II Mill)
hide 11
,,mlr.-h.M.r»ah..-.l l-'H
i it!, lu il'- 111".' r:!.l-«
sort (t
U oii:
in {1).
a and
e room,
and put
and rid" "if to
wentnip to the
!,.•!• linft sheets.
ainw.-r. into 11,''
tiling M' ii..- i
if as !.• aiirrsiot
o o i u i n a i i
who had signed tlic 1'' iara.em
deiiendtMice heneif.
Tk.-re Was 1:0 t«"
Imt l*rr«illv S'.'"'
t].i,i,u-l,' I""
n«n liinil'-l.v. I ,„.v.-r k,.y«-...! I..
kin reeoli,. n-m'
erit{,»i-.s he.v you in
v"' !,'••• ,i a,., kii.-l "f il""l""'':
cnuy ov Iut fan' ».
on, ami, a- i
lived th. iv "'o
a n
i U
over to our l.-ns, moreuamn.
Well, he next ii'"
1 1 1 1 1 1
hi, wife by snrp'-is'-
•f ^r'
e s i v
5 1
ih: n h-
ip iiii m:
We!!, lint e
eji tiie saim'. ai
Jwlwuii ']»'.'ircd
The iieNt mmr'a' Miss Jobson's
.s .showed she bed Im'oh cry in", ami
did Aunt Sahiua's. lioth ov em
was so ten lor and kind to Mr. Jobs.mi
I that he looked at 'em with amazement,
kind ov ashamed, too. Aunt Sa
i.ina Ian praved "fcr the shadow to be
lifted" ajain, and this time Ihe.-iliy
s.d.lH'd riiiht out loitd.
After lireakfa^ A: nt Sahiua ami her
!„-ent out ridiu' in the wwridge. To
town, 1 rcokined, tlio* neither ov "em
1,,-eathed a w-.rd ov where they was a-
I i'oin'.
I never en:iy person so restless
^Ir. .robsou was art er they bed gone.
!l p* and down thr settin'-room he
w dked, tlu'ii out, to the garden, and
eleati out-dde the gate, a-h.okm'
1 as if e\peetin' someliody,
nm ...
S tre
,i .ii hoy said umn»
V i S o
enou-Ii, before long up drnes
two strangers
•em 'em afore.
c:tfridge, and out
.- ei.nrw ay I nevt»r
Mr Job-on
slid poor
it ho tili 1
oir ov TUV
one In
UT ia
ui tnevi to :_ri
illli. 1)11: :.
v bi'ilv ti-d that sua'i't
re that her room wa
oniiiany! It made me
liiiik ov it, it jut ilid.
iiiu the readin' went
U llel! it was tiVrl" Ml",
a- tho* he wanted to
h- thought. better
went ofV to be !,
i sav *oinetkin tlieii
ov it, and ]".vftt.lv
jejivin" the two women to talk together
i awhile.
veil nervous,
*.,id -mnethii:' that 'peared to astonish
'ti„, two men.
i w
lMvad and i-ulh«.d out a pap«
"Vr-.'' oi.l II''! ,. ,ld
1„. Jiit.-h.-l "l
Went. |,,h*on was awful'
could «e
e u
irii« Wi'H I
nervous, tsw
w if 1.
"V u-rdfo Mr Job-on. Then they all '.
sliowi 'i to
went into the parlor and shut the door.
nc* I
juirior-wiinior—which was open -ami,
i,T cf»'
mio. if 1 hadn't a-
1"'. i.!\ .n
iftjJN• 1 there, WlUel) I in-1, i.v
oours I first tiling I lizard w.:
Mr. Jm.i-mui '"v
'!'. cro-j* like:
"I'm! I'll pay
:i lu'iiinit.- till '.
I'UU-li. ami then i 1 1
bi*eat 11
k tho
bindin" mo I is f" 'alien
t' -. to ace-m* if," -aid ».!•
i"h u.th a c.itli ami has come
to ireeim a i! to pay .j
])Ilrri|,'i,-.|-]]ll»IH-V. You'll!
-"and by your bargain.. Mr
I want tlu- farm ami mean
It toon. lll'V"!
I•mi v mo-t fell
i u a w a}, ami 1
a faint.
W l-iat did it ail IIIC III, ennyw ay•?
il the farm! Mr. Job-on doin* thai
ennybody a-knowin ovit?
1. M'ril :i rarrill^l) III i U*
Refill" a- 1 know ed MI UliH'h aire. i\
the i'ainiiy a flair- 1Imv U-ft tiie do. .f
"oon, 'parmitly not loiti-in* that 1 \a
••-r-t andin' out in to h.- .-a:
Mr". Jobson a ttin" "with hh
i. o,..], },i^ rid gi'oaniir and
tlliu" ,a-',! a 1" -o ji-t a- ti .y I w
vaent in.
i,)su" I'. t'm- IIMMI wa- a-^t amlin" CLO-R
him-an'i -iiakm" a rod ov iiiil- in:,
i: i- fa
A i v v i ri-ht up to Oh.
ti.".I.. a:ai iai 1 a pn-c "S p,t hi-
iial's 111i»-av-i lie. -iu t'pi-h
Aunt Sabina wasn't poor, you see,
but hod a comfortable little fortune ov
her own, which she was ready It) give
to lift "the shadow that bed fallen on
that household,
1 1
road. :imi 1 did pray if w:i«
i' v-.i!lv emmm' home. SUIV enough,
it v. a-., ami as -nun a- her ami Aunt
t' i had got out (iv it. 1 told 'ii:
in-d overheard, fe.- 1 couldn't
K |t Umk fer OIII1 minnii no! ont
'lily in i::ii: longer.
'Then it
-ai Mi-- deb-on.
•, li" .ivi II* a! Aunt a i i i
could lm 11gi inl
d' I hili k- I k ill li»T hi
e v dli V hiiJi tot ha!
I didn't bei'mv it, lio' I was
milch in the dark a- r.
i :ibinm .-omehow or 'itutlmr,
-milin' and happy.
"Inn i". u'it. Presilh," -ays she,
vhat v v. .-nt to town I'm
h, :iihv, i -.-d Miss J.b
'i, smiiin' It •!, and lookin' rrli'\.-d
'Mire euotigli. And so Aunt Sabiiia.
'kh. la-r criiteh und.-r hrr little
v a: ::, walked l*i•:.i K -olufo into
•he pari u ith MWs JoIhoii.
a ad iU'-a i ii i 'a' I'm' iiis L"hi--'-.
i-lice!.," -i",-. -'i'\ :r«'Utl« like:
kin pa. 111• •.i. :..-phcw, aul
".a it" eyes v»iU(* w hy ,m a am,
am« to ja\ him, aiid lie won't
•s •', here's tin- Hit uey,' and
•d tier tiie bills fi.it. lm hem
I eoiildn*! never tind words to
.1 i ''A p'././.h'd 1 hey all ov 'cm lookei!
ai tins, nor how cheap Mr. .Fobson
looked nuthe -. II" tried to laugh, but
-••oiiiiin't then he ri/ right ti} an-!
in-.-. Aa:.! ^abina's hand in !ii.-'n
',e i v '-11. w a- hold ill' her'-rub-h. oU
kn i::-l says he, with tiie big tear
an a im' a-down his cheek-:
And you was ready to do niueh
ie, and I -I told you what wasn't
trn-'. Aunt Sabina, hojnsr 1«» git riti o\
bogrndgin' you a ro.if and tie
ov food you migiit eat!"
Voa -i", the. day wiien that h-ttei
mim, (ijiediah went to town deter
mined to sell tho farm, ami moveawa\
out somew here so as not to lie bothered
with her relations ennvmore. Some
I feller picked him up mighty quick that
very day. fer Obediah was ready te
sam jliee tho plaee. he was that mad,
om know. Ttoen when he dro\ e Aunt
i ^aiiiua from the station, he told her lit
was driv to seM the farm to git out ov
debt, made a poor month the hull ov
tho way homo, so that the little woman
would understand tlmy had no place tc
ort'el" her. you see. She was so sweet']
and sympathizin', that, by the time he
had lifted her from the carriage ho waf
heartily ashamed ov hisself.
lie poured all that out in a sharrie
fac«i way, and when ho w ts dune,
stooped and kissed tlio hand he was
holdin', with a tech ov rcveroiice al-J
as she said in her
Tresill'.'s warm grootin* and lovin
kindne.s.-, lied proved that
one to turn the cold shoulder on her
aunt, though she knowed her to be
poor and needy,
iie two men was good enough ti
give it up, for Mi.ss Jobvon wouldn't
never hev signed the deed eny way, you
see. •••-.•
Well, ever Hence then, Aunt Sabi
na has made her home with us—fer
she forgave Obediah right, off—and
she is jest a bit ov sunshine there, sum*
u u u
'em shook hr
'r^vhat 'lm
o u s
winter, the very sweetest,
little mortal that I ever Seed
or ever expect to see aud as fer Obe-
diah Jobson, why, he fairly worship-:
''k*' trainiu' up
what growed under the
crtiiMn hell# hearin' wh#f
I Irs, Nora Marble, in Frank Lcs-
lie's Weekly.
—Prof. J. Stuart Blaokie has written
•Life of
-Senator Ingalls will rewrite Ins
vol, the manuscript, of which was
with 1. house at
reecntly burned
—Wilkie Collins «a\- hat i.e b:\«
written some of his most entertaining
passages while suil'ering intensely with
-(ion. '."a! la w Wad u
as royalties on
sales if which ha\.
l'iM),0(X) copies.
has I'crr: VCi
!'ti lltir." the
cached nearly
Mr. Herbert Spencer worVs tliree
hours a d:»y dictating all his writings.
Ilis favorite lverentem i,-. l\:inil
playing billiard-.
—The father of Amelia Kives, the
Virginia authoress, is chief engineer
of the Panama Railroad Company,
with an ottiee in Colon.
"Oetave Thanot,'' who has bo
eonio known as the writer of very
bright ami original short stories, is
Miss Alice French, of Davenport, la.
—.James Whit comb Riley, the In
diana dialect- poet, is said by a West
ern newspaper to have made $i?0,00
during tho pa-t year by big pen aud
by lecturing.
(leorgo R. Sims, the author of
"'Ostler Joe
1 1
and "Harbor Lights,"
is just fifty-one years of age. Ho makes
upward of $-0,0m year by his pen,
and was unheard of ten years ago.
Ulysses Grant. Jr., is now report
ed to be vice-president and associate
editor of the
Cusuiojiolitan Mayazin*.
It was reported that Fred ran was
interested in this maga/.ine, but this
was denied by authority.
—Oliver Optic (William T. Adams)
the writer of b..ys' stories, has written
lio voluniim. He began writing in
lKol, when thirty-four years of age.
ami has kept it up ever since. His
first story in bool: form brought him
$37. A
Theptoran man w o writes only
a dozen or so books in a lifetime ought
to be ashamed of himself. Look at
th'a Troilope family. Anthony wrot«
e hundred books, Adolphu fifty,,
their mother one hundred and fifteen,
and Mrs. Theodos.**. Trollop*' ten.
A collection of over two hundred
riu'inal drawings by Hahlot K. Rrown.
tie Phiz" who illustrated the l'i k
v-i. k pai"! and others of Dickons'
uak-, recently sold at auction n.
la idon. Tney included "Mrs. lbir
i': faintiirj in the arm* of Mr. I*i k
\ick." The fat i»oy discovering Mr
Tupman kissing Kadiae]." "Nitdioia.s
Niekieby iu-"true'ing Snifio in tho .vi
of acting a• at "1 make myself known
to uiy aim'." from David CopperlicM.
"You are n jewel.'' said llio gush
IALT young man to his girl "aud I'm
going to hav
[iliet !y took ie-r
-"'[ids tiling
And thi'n he
ytair,- muii.
i- irettiug coiitiv
had several
gions''' said a
times been told to go to bed. "What
do you mean?" asked his father. "I
mean that 1 shall catch it if 1 don't,
move on:"
The Twuiur.
"Clara," said the old man from the
bend of the stairs, "hadn't that young
man gone vet?'' "No, sir," came,
an exceedingly prompt reply, and
if wasn't in Clara's voice cither, "but
he is going at once, sir."
Tin. Epoch.
—Wife (looking over the bill) "Do
you remember, my dear, how manv
trout you ••aught last Saturday?'*
Husband "'I here were just twelve of
'em all beauties! Why?"' Wife—
'The ti«di-dcaler has made a mistake.
He charges for only half a dozen."
"Strange, isn't it," remarked
Haggles, "how even the greatest men
pass out, of the minds of poop'e? As
soon a dignitary dies he bs straight
way forgotten, ami ail the interest,
renter* in his successor." "Yes,'
murmured Straggles, "nothing suv
ceeds like successor."
—A. 1\ £uii.
—"1 hear they are going to have a
donkey party at Ii 's,'
said a Par-
s:)nville man to his neighbor. "Sol
understand," was the reply "are. you
going?'' "Of course I am.'' said the
Par.sonville man, they couldn't, have
the party without me!" And he
couldn't make out what the other fel
low was laughing at.
Hi. Albans iUc.v
—Chicago Honse-Hunters. —Wife—
"I am nearly dead. I've found a gem
of a house at last. No. Id, Ulank .street"
Husband 'J hat will never do. My
lirst wife lives next door to that- Why
under the sun ain't you satislied with
the pretty." residence I picked out?"
"Well, if yo*i want to know, I have,
three or four ex-husbands in tbivi
square." hnafui fl'orId.
"That sermon was tiie finest et
fort I ever heard," said a man on Ills
way home from church. "I wouldn't
have missed it fur twenty dollars!"
"I'm glad you enjwyed it. John," said
his wife. "Yes, I eifjcyed it but
there w:ks one thing that annoyed
me." "What was that, John?" "1
had no change in mv pocket le-s than
half a dollar for the contribution-box.'*

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