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The Clarion: Wednesday, January 24, 1883.
HOW
EDITH WOH
DOLL.
THE PARIS
A Story for the Little Folk.
Chicago Journal.
The holiday of the Willing Workers
had been the current topic among the
litle folks of North Camden for week
b ifofi hand, and the Willing Workers
themselves dated their preparations
months back. Buch an assortment of
tidies, toiletraeta, maU, dusting-caps,
aprons, match-receivers, pin cushions,
and other fancy articles too numerous to
mention, must certain! v have necessitated
some time and industry bestowed upon
them.
Now the festive evening had arrived,
the parlors of the church had been Kr-
nished with evergreen and lerries, and
it. i kixl with flno-j hanners and urettv
tissue paper devices, the tables had been
most temptingly arranged, and lehiud
each stood two warning inemlters of the
aocietv, gay in muslin aprons and fancifully-bowed
caps. The center of attrac
tion promised to be the doll-table, where
a whole reimiieiit ot niiniitturc men and
women were: displayed, and in their midst,
as the cynosure of nil eye was the lovely
Paris doll that Hattie Windsor, the rec
tor's daughter, had brought on her return
from BuroM in the Fall, and which was
to be awarded this evening to the lucky
iruessor of her ladvship - name,
There was not little L'irl in all tin
villain: but would have trivet her best
Ntinduv enwn and Uonnet too, for tin
possession of that coveted I'arisienne.
Already it hud proved a bone of conten
tion among the Witling Worker them
selves, who had debated long und earn
estly about the bent way to dispose of It,
and would probably have restored it to
its donor iii despair bad not a New York
lady, who was visiting the rector's fami
ly, suggested selling it by gUOMM for its
name.
Of all the little girls whose longing
heart were filled with aspiration for
the waxen beauty, none, perhaps, wished
for it with mote fervor than Edith Cole,
the village doctor daughter. Miss
Windsor was her Sunday school teacher,
and with her Editi was a groat favorite;
so once or twice when the doctor's little
girl had called at the rectory, she bad
been permitted to look at anil caress the
beautiful, daintily-dressed voimg-lady
doll from over the water. Ami now, as
she stood behind the flower-table with
her colleague, Bertha Kimball, her eyes
were wistfully fixed on the pink satin
robe that adorneil the beloved object,
who at the opposite table held regal sway
over the other dolls there assembled.
Edith had thirty cent that evening
tO spend as she pleased, und every penny
was destined to swell the receipt of the
doll-table, in guesses, Score of name
ran through the busy little brain be
neath the muslin cap, und ambitious
hopes throbbed in the heart under the
snowy pinafore. , if she only knew
just which name was the milgic one; if
some good fairy would but help her to
divine it!
"Well, little Miss Coles, arc you for
sale with the rest of your roses?" the
cheery interrogative broke in upon her
reverie.
"O, Mr. Robinson!" she Dried eagerly,
not heeding his query, "do tell me some
names, some that you think might be
long to the guess-doll, my head is a per
fect jumble of Lillles. Jessies, Claras,
Mables, and ever so may more, and just
aa soon as I dee
some of the o
What do jfi
Mr. Robins"
lor, and Edith
dent ways
very fond of I
a little girl hiut
stand how deep
was set on that particular doll, nor how
serious a matter it was to her, so he n
plied with a grave lace, but a twinkle in
his eye.
"Why, if you want my candid opinion,
my deir, I think that Kuphrosyne,
Aphrodite, Calliope, Ktiryclea, Selene,
Bcheherczade are a likely a any others,
"Here. Fannv, I want to take a truesa,"
she saidto a little girl, who with book in
nanu, was going auoui soiiciiuur pavruu
age. "How many name you nave al
ready!" she exclaimed. "'Lend me your
pencil, please," and in another minute
Euhiiie w is written on the page in a
fair girlish hand.
"Vv hat a fuunv name! How did you
ever tbinkof itf ' asked Fannie Windsor,
curiously, as the book was handed back
to her.
" O, I've been reading a story about a
am a n t 1 1 1 - . 1
girl called r-vUlalie, rxiim replied,
"urul it at nw lr mt aa uii t- a und t v
name, though it probably isn't the right
one,"
Ah, Edith ! how surely doe ono act of
falsehood and deception lead to more,
which, like sorrow, "tread ever on each
other's heels."
The rest of the evening passed like an
unhappy dream to poor Edit h, for bitter
remorse soon came to torture her, and,
for the first time in her life, she was ac
tually wretchedly miserable. Hhe early
excused herself from the flower table, on
the plea of a sudden headache, and then
flitted away to a solitary nook in an ob
scure corner of the big room. 'Twaa
here that after a long search Mr. Kohm
son discovered her, anxious to make
amends for his unfortunate speech, and
pitying her unusually pale face, he kind
ly and solicitously inquired what was
the mutter, but unable to obtain any
more satisfactory explanation for her al
tered mien than a headache, he attribut
ed it all to that ill-omened doll, and has
tily strode away in quest of the guess-
seller. Once found, he invested liberal-
Iv, but contrary to his own advice, he
did not choose the euphonious titles of
the Muses and the ( lassie heroines that
lie had suggested to Edith, but instead
selected simple, old-lashioned country
names, endeared to him hy long associa
tion, but ill-suited to the fair French
stranger
I lie evening so long and clrearv to
Edith, passed quickly and happily to all
her companion. The fancy and flower
table's drove n brisk trade, the dolls dis
appeared a if by magic, and the omni
present grab-bag and postofficc caught
many B stray dime and nickel. Nothing
Occurred to mar the general harmony of
the evening, not even when poor half
Witted Ann Isassett, in momentary
freaks of forgetfulness, helped herself to
the ice-cream she had been commission
ed to serve, or deposited it on tho floor
or convenient chairs instead of its des
tiued place.
After what seemed an interminable
length of time to our conscience-stricken
little heroine, the tall clock struck 11
Go, give her to some one
CIVIL SEE VICE EEFOEM.
not take her.
..I-,. "
" And why, pray? I thought you were . Speech of Senator Jonas,
absolutely pining away for her.
"Ho I am. but " and very hame-
facedly, but honestly, Edith confessed
the whole story, with such evident and
hearty contrition that her kind friend
said:
" WeB, Edith you did wrong of course
Dnt 1 guess your conscience na punisneu jr. Kv implements that I mieht
tou enoujrn already, so take your Dor- . ". t i. .
rte on one, then I in sure
are more likely right,
appose is her name i'
I is a kindly old bache
villi her bright, indepen
1 happy face, be was
but he had never been
llf, and could not Under
v this little girl's heart
of Louisiana,
Showing How the Civil Service Bill
Is a Slu.ni.
Congressional Record.
Mr. Jonas Mr. President, I have con
sumed no time in this debate, but have
l . . i l.AMU, A flOA ll kill
waited paiieiuiy ui nupca w ow
or perhaps Aglara, Lachcsis, I'olvhvni
nia, Melpomene, or F.uterpe would suit
you better, or possibly Juliet, who aptly
lay ' What's in a name? that which
we' ,"
Hut Edith, w ho had looked at him a
moment in bland amazement iih the hail
storm of hard words fell on her ears, bad
already vexed and disappointed, Mown
for refuge to the library, which bad
been transformed for the occasion into
a general receiving and arranging room,
and here, girl-like, she indulged in the
luxury of a hearty cry.
. one will or can realize how aw-
luilv 1 want that doll, she moaned, as
she lav her head down on the desk
"Mr. Robinson makes fun of toe, and
papa says he reckons 1 can live without
It, and 1 know whatever name 1 guess
will be the wrong one!" With which
melancholy presage, Edith's tears broke
out afresh. This second shower over
however, she lifted her head airain and
began abstractedly to tear bits from a
piece of paper that lay on the desk, when
she was startled to read on the side to
ward her the plain subscription, "Name
of r aris DoU. A Hood of conflicting
feelings rushed upon hot! here was the
"open sesame" to the wished for know l
edge; she had but to open the paper so
temptingly left there without envelope
or seal, as if on purpose for her, and the
treasure was hers. Already her lingers
were unfolding the leaves, when con
science pricked her keenly, and she hasti
ly dropped it. No, no, she must not!
How Could she ever look good Dr.
Windsor or Miss Battle in the face again
after such a deed ! And vet, while thus
wavering, she danced out the half-open
uoor into me oazar-room, and there she
saw, as if to complete the spell, the love
ly doll sitting enthroned in state, and
surrounded by a host of juvenile admi
rers. Now firmly resolved she opened the
paper and read the one word " L'ulnlif."
"Who ever would have thought of
that?" she pondered. "I never, new
should." Giving her eyes a final wipe,
Edith emerged into the big room once
more, a little paler than usual, perhaps,
but with firm and determined step and
set purpose, for she was one, who when
fairly resolved, whether for right or
wrong,ncver faltered or drew back.
(a shockingly late hour for Puritan Cam
den). The tables hud been all hutshori
of their, fineries by eager purchasers, and
an honorary member of the Willing
Workers took the floor to dispose by
auction of the few remaining articles.
He suceoded SO ably that in ten minutes
everything was sold ; anil now the time
had come to declare tho lucky winners
of the guess-hut (a lofty heaver, to be
awarded to the guesser of its exact
height) and the I'uris doll.
All had assembled in the upper part of
the room save Edith and a few old ladies
near her, who wore busily engaged in
comparing ailments, and exchanging bits
of gossip. Everything was hushed as
the society's President ascended tho plat
form, cleared her throat and announced:
"Height of the beaver hat sold by
guesses, fourteen and tnree-lourths
r i riM r TV. ..i
uicnes. i ue winner is ivirs. Isaac luinc,
Tho lady will please step forward and
receive it." A ripple of amusement
passed around as fat old Mrs. Tuttle
waddled up to the platform and tender
ly received the prize, which she bore
away in triumph to her liege lord.
And now Edith's heart beat fast as
the President leaned over ami picked up
another paper from the table. She could
not go up before them all and take that
doll. She must confess, and yet she
dared not. She longed to bide, or run
away, but some fascination held her spell
bound. With qolftk-coming breath
and throbbing temple 1, she watched and
listened.
"The name of the Paris doll presented
to the society by Miss llattie Windsor,
will now be announced," said the Presi
dent ; and opening the paper she read in
a clear voice, audible in all parts of the
room :
'Though from foreign parts 1 came,
Dorothea Is my name,
For 1 thought it meet to he ir
Yuukecnauie at Yankee fair. "
"The lucky guesser is our friend, Dea
con Colin ftoiiinson, to whose care we
shall he happy to consign Miss Doro
thea." A buzz of conversation began as Mr.
Robinson went forward and received
awkwardly enough, it must be confessed,
his precious burden. Edith sat for a
moment dazed and bewildered, then
started forward, but paused to collect
herself. Dorothea I what could it mean?
Surely she had read aright. Suddenly
the words of one of the old ladies near
her fell on her ears.
"Walk, that's what I call a right purty
name, no such high-falutin' things as
people air all possessed about-nowadays.
An' it's only owin' to Hettie Windsor
that they got such a purty one. Fust
they axed Sliss Uossister, that New York
gal, tv name it, and she suggested
'I'phalv,' or SOBM such outlandish thing,
but finally they concluded sence Hettie
give it sheorter hev the honor of uamin'
it, and I'm right glad she did."
A great feeling of relief rushed over
Edith, sweeping away all the anguish
and despair ol the last lew hours. Nie
had not then known the doll's name after
all ! 'twas only the name Miss Rossiter had
sent, ami had been rejected. How stupid
ol her! Nie niiirht have known that any
thing so important would not have been
left around so carelessly; in fact, she
now remembered having heard that the
envelope containing the name was not to
oe opened till the close of the evening
In the sudden realization of all this she
could have wept for joy.
Just at this moment up camo Mr
Robinson, with Dorothea in his anus.
and, thrusting her towards Edith, said:
" Take her, my dear, and may she prove
a remedy for your present headache and
a panacea for your future ills."
Edith had put out her arms eagerly,
but a suddenly dropped them and said:
"O, no I Uncle Colin; I cannot, must
othea, and perhaps she may serve as a
pleasant warning never to yield to such,
temptation again.
This all happened long ago, and
Edith's Dolly is old and time-worn now,
but dearer, if possible to her possessor's
heart than on the memorable evening
when she received her in the full glory
of her youthful beauty.
w i - . ' r, v.i i-
rrom long association, riun rareiy
thinks of the sad memories of that dis
mal evening, except when once ina while
"Uncle Colin" mischievously inquires
after the health of "Eulalie.'f
lorn Inquiries About School Funds.
Macok, Mis., Jan. 12, 1883.
Editors Clarion : Remembering that
the columns of vour excellent paper
are always open to enquiries concerning
any matter of public interest and
especially to such as appertain to the
advancement ot our own good people ot
.Mi i-sippi I will impose upon vour
kindness by asking what progress, if any,
has been made toward the enforcement
of the following aet of the Legislature,
approved, March 1, 1882, to-wit:
AN ACT to secure to tho State the Five per
cent Fund now due, or that limy hereaf
ter become due, from the Federal Govern
ment. Hki'Tios I, Beit enacted by the Isgtilature
of thr State of itimiuippi, That it shall be
tin- duty ol the Governor, upon the passage
of this net, to cause an investigation to be
made with vi w t ascertain the amount
new due the 8inte of the five per cent, fund
from the Federal government, and when the
amount shall have been ascertained, to take
the necessary steps tn procure the payment
ol the same into the State Treasury tD the
credit of the five per cent, fund
80, Ilf it further enacted. That the sum
of aix thousand one hundred and fourteen
dollurs and eighty cents, now in the State
Treasury to the credit of the two and three
per cent, fund, be and the Bame is hereby
appropriated to the common school fund of
this State, and that all money hereafter paid
into the Treasury arising from this fund
shall be and the same .is hereby appropri
ated to the common school fund of this
State, anil all funds now in the Treasury on
account of this fund, and that which may
hereafter bo had mi the same account, shall
be distributed pro rata between the several
coiiutiea of this Bute as early ns practicable
after the receipt of the same.
8c. lie- it further enacted, That the
boards of supervisor Of the s veral counties
of this Stat shall apply the fund so dis
tributed to the construction of good school
houses and repairing the same, and the
Auditpr of Public Accounts shall issue war
rants on the Treasurer for the several sums
that may be due the eounties, in favor of the
president of the hoards of supervisors, under
the direction and supervision of the State
Superintendent of Education and the Attor
ney General.
8sc. 4. Be it further enacted. That this.aet
take effect and be in force from and afteflis
passage.
, Approved, March 9, 1882.
lias anything yet been realized under
the provisions of Section 1, and, if not,
what steps are now being taken toward
the furtherance of that design?
Has the $ti,l 1480, appropriated, under
Section 2, to the common school fund of
the State, and on hand at the time of the
passage of the act, ever been distributed
pro rata between the several counties of
the Sliifi'?
If such distribution has ever been
made, has any warrant ever been issued
in favor of any county in the State
for the sunt thus found to he due, as
provided for in Section
The people of my county have never
yet. received any funds from that source.
They greatly need the erection of school
houses, and would hail with delight any
information that promised an early real
ization ol anv sum, however small, that
could be appropriated to such purpose.
It is presumed, also, that other counties
would be gratified to know, what is
being accomplished in this direction.
1 lease publish, and oblige,
Very truly vours,
T. J, Bom,
Treasurer of Noxubee county.
And She Rose Up.
Detroit Free Press, 1
It was coolly planned and deliberately
executed in cold blood. I bey sat by
the lire, und a he perused his paper
was busv with the thoughts of Christ
mas. By and by he waked upend asked:
"Did anv parcels for me come up to
day'."' "No, dear," she replied as her face
grew white as snow. "Have you been
uying anything?"
"No, nothing much. 1 happened iti at
be able to vote for it. It has not as
sumed such a form ; and I desire briefly
to irive the reasons which compel me to
vote against it. I have desired to give it
my support because I know that a senti
mant Drevails throughout thecountry de-
demanding a reform in our civil service;
and if it had depended on my friend,
th distinguished Senator from Ohio
(Mr. Pendleton,) who ha charge of this
hill. I think it mieht have been so per
fected as to enable me, and perhape other
gentlemen on this side of the chamber
who in part agree with me, to vote for
it. He has consistently voted for all
amendments which proposed to liberalize
the bill and make it effective for good,
and not, as I am compelled to believe it
will prove to be, a mere pretense and
sham.
The Senator from Ohio voted for the
amendment offered by the Senator from
Alabama (Mr. Pugh). If that amend
ment had prevailed I should have voted
for the bill; but it was defeated by the
unanimous vote of the Senator's on the
other side of the chamber
Those Senators seem to have taken
possession of this measure in their new
born 7.eal for reform. They seem to have
taken it out of the hands of the Senator
from Ohio und its original friends; and
they have voted down every amendment
which has been proposed by or which
has commanded the assent of this side
of the chamber.
Mr. President, the amendment of the
Senator from Alabama proposed to trans
fer this experiment to the people who
are now in office, instead of reserving it
for trial in the future upon those who
may be applicants for appointment to
vacancies which may occur in official
positions. If there is anything in the
popular demand for reform, if there is
anything in the demand which has so
awakened the apprehensions of Senators
on the other side of the chamber, and
the party to which they belong, it is a
demand that the civil service ot tins
country shall be changed, shall he re
formed, shall be corrected. It' there is
nothing wrong in the present civil ser
vice of the country we recpuire no legis
lation ; if there is nothing that can be
effected by legislation, then we can wait
for the reform which will be brought
about by a change of policy and a
change of parties in the administration
of the country.
But we have licen led to believe
that the people were rising in indigna
tion against this army of officers who
now till the places of tho country, alleg
ing that they have been organized into a
band, a political machine for the purpose
oi controlling and innuencing not only
elections but nominations. They have
been filled with disgust ut the maimer in
which this political machine has been
assessed, and the money raised there
fr6m in a measure to control and carry
elections and secure nominations. If the
people have spoken at all, it is against
the present civil service, against the gov
ernment; and yet when a proposition is
made to change this civil service or to
subject its officers to the same exam ina
iiou wnicu is proposed ior tuturc ap
poihtntents to civil office in the depart
ments, it is voted down unanimously by
the Republican party.
I deal with this bill in good faith, Mr.
President; 1 am not voting against it as
a politician or a party man. I believe
that the civil service of this country is
to a large extent incompetent, if not cor
rupt; and I will favor any measure which
propose an examination into the com
petency and character of the persons
who (ill the position under it. Rut
this is to be denied to us. All of the
people who are in office are to remain,
they nre to constitute a privileged class,
if they are not to be submitted to the
same competition or the same exanaina
pass a bill to examine all candidate who
are to be admitted to their fraternity.
I am nnwilliner to Deroetuate. this office-
holding class, and I say it in good faith,
and I sav to the Senator on the other
side who believe a 1 do, and not as my
friends around me, that if this bill passes,
in my opinion, it will do away witn tne
power of removal, on the part of chief
of departments and heads of bureaus, of
their subordinates ana cierra suuuiu a
new administration or a new party come
in.
I am not speaking as a party man,
Mr. President; I am perfectly willing
to vote for a bill to require competitive
examination now, but I would compel
those who now fill the offices of the land,
those who are now clerk in the various de
partments, those who now fill the various
post office and custom-house and other
subordinate positions, to go before the
examining board and be examined as to
their competency, their capacity and
their integrity. The people have de
nounced the officeholding machine, and
they will not be satisfied to have it perpetuated.
WEDDING DAY.
Tbey stood togther, hand in hand,
Amid the happy wedding cheer,
Upon the borders of a land
Whose rare eihanted atmosphere
They had not breathed yet ; not a blur
Of doubt her perfect faith could dim
He was the man of men for her
She, the only woman made tor him.
They stood, exchanging troth and plight,
Fire years ago to-night.
They knew the realm that, stretched beyond
Held heights whereon the purple play
Of love s full sunshine, lair and tond,
Was never seen to hide away.
They knew that there were gulfs to cross,
And many a tangled path to tread,
But whether strewn with flints or moss,
What need they care, since overhead
The lambent houeymoon shone bright,
Five years ago to-night?
'Twas not, to be a setting moon,
Like early ones, but heavenly clear.
To pour its beams a steadfast boon
Ot blessing ihro the circling year.
And uow into eaA other's eyes
l hey loot and say, "Our dreams come
true ;
But could it, dear, be otherwise
With you to love me so with you
To pledge me all this strange delight,
Five years ago to-night?"
No cross has come too hard to bear,
No care that hid too keen a smart,
With two the burden's weight to share,
With two to lift it from the heart.
They had not dared to ask so much
Of bliss that should not know alloy,
Or hope that time would lay a touch
So gentle on their perfect joy,
As flashed the future on their sight
Five years ago to-night.
The heights that stretch before their gaie,
Like Lieulah's, their rapt vision fill ;
The tender sheen of spousal days
Is softly lingering round them still,
Her foot has only felt the moss,
And his has spurned the flints aside
And there has been no gulf to cross,
And she to him is stilfthe bride
To whom he vowed the marriage plight
Five years ago to-night !
Oh, happier, richer, gladder far,
With their twain cherubs hand in hand
Than on that bridal eve thev are,
As here, all dreams fulfilled, thev stand I
God grant that when their years shall reach
Another lustrum I hey may say,
With radiant faces, each to each,
"Why, 'tis another wedding day,
Just like our first, so sweet, so bright
Ten years ago, to-night.
FUNNY FANCIES.
The first big fish story That of Jonah.
A leading animal The blind's man's
dog.
A deadlock
tery gate.
-The fastening of a ceme-
Hops are plentiful when the dancing
season sets in. '
An unfavorable outlook From
hind the prison bars.
A lynching affair out West is called
swinging soiree."
An
be-
talks
Blank's this afternoon, and as lie was sell
ing out bis slippers at cost, I bought nie
three pairs, (hicss I'll be fixed for the
next ten years to come."
"You bought slippers?" she gasped
as she pressed her hands upon her heart.
"Yes, and I ash came to the door as I
was going past, and asked nie in to look
at his stock of dressing gowns."
"And and "
"And I bought nie a couple. Rather
bandy garments, you know, and these
are something extra nice."
"Do you mean to tell nie that you
went and "
"Why, dear, how you tremble," he in
terrupted. "Yes, I bought two of 'em,
and when Dash happened to mention that
I ought to have a smoking cap, twelve
new shirts and a smoking set and cane,
I told him to go ahead and send 'em up.
I'll order a new silk bat, wrislets, gloves,
sleeve buttons and six neckties to-morrow,
and then I guess I'll be provided for.
Come and kiss your old hubby."
But she didn't. She rose up and
clawed and gasped and rushed out of the
room with tearful eves and clenched
teeth.
.V.inv a puny, dtbilUnteH infant, fretting
and waiting away daily, often unable to
digest its food, may be r. tcucd from oa tin
UmeJy grave by Dr. MomcTr'8 TEWrnrNA
( TrelhiHtt VoVr). all Drnvgisls keep
them. For sale by Byron Lemly.
lion which is proposed for candidates for
appointment. Well, sir, I d nt be
lieve that the people wish this sort of
civil service reform.
Mr. (leorge Will the Senator from
Louisiana allow me to ask him a ques
tion r
Mr. Jonas Certainly.
Mr. (leorge Suppose this bill is de
feated, will the present incumbents of
these offices be subject to any examiner
tiont
Mr. Jonas Thev will not, nor will
they if this bill is passed, I said that I
want to act in good faith. I know it has
been said on this side of the chamber
that there is nothing in this bill which
prevents the removal of every one in
olhee should tho Democratic party come
into power, I deny it, Mr. President. If
I supported this bill in good faith, I
would consider that I was constituting
a class .f office-holders who could not be
affected by political changes, I would
consider, and I do to-day, that by the
passage of this bill we are creating the
people who now hold the offices of this
country into a permanent organization
of otheerB into whose sacred precincts
111.,, 1,1... ..' ...... Iu. 1 1 .
..v luu uue oniv wnen
caacles occur and new candidates
presented for examination.
iMr. Jones, of Florida Is it within
the competency of Congress to take awav
from the Executive the power of removal
and appointment?
n. Jonas 1 am not talking of the
Executive power over removals or ap
pointments; this bill has been carefully
guarded in that respect; this bill does
mn loucn tne executive prerogative. It
only concerns the clerks and employees
in the departments of the Government
and in the custom-houses and post offices
of the country where over fifty persons
are employed. Having, as I have, in the
city in which I reside, a custom-bouse
which constitute great house of refuge
into which all the oolitieul
past political campaign have been gath
ered and rewarded for their various out
rages upon the people, I am unwilling to
... . rnwrn u.-ueo uses; i m unwil
ling to say that its inmates shall not be
f.uujecwa 10 an examination as to canae
v luicgruy wnen we propose to
experienced barber
hair dye to a bald headed man.
Though costing less than a dime a vile
cigar is known by its scents.
The earth worm is said to be deaf,
dumb and blind, vet it is a oawnt hnro
r " O " a.
When a tailor 1 S Til ' 1 L' l" rr n . 1. .,
finds that it pay to mind his sewn business.
Fishing is called ancrlinff Wn II sin on
many crooked stories are told about it
It takes a prettv smart, man
correctly what a boy's pockets contain.
It you want to marrv
all you have to do is t"o
belle.
va-are
a servant girl
ring tne area
A love-sick maiden may be little and
yet make herself conspicuous by her
signs. - 1
there is one benntv in,,t i A
the more it spoi s the mom it i- '
A ... ... V AO il I lit
THE
Steam Pobij
The Proprietors of TB
acknowledging Um 11
tended their UbH.k-.
J"" wnn graatt
department. Their .
building U well tiled wlti
STIAI PUSSES,
and all the machinery uj ,
B00KB
We are now prepared to
Book PrinUng-from afoliow,
sand pages. We give 944,
SCHOOL CAT
MINUTES OF REUGlOrj i
PROCEEDINGS OF BEKEVtt
CONSTITUTIONS AND
A88OCIATWKS, '
LAWYERS' BRIER, 1
Commercial
8BCR A-
LETTER AND NOTE HEADS,
BILL HEADS AND STAT
ENVELOPES, BU8INB
BILLS OF LADING, I
Done in first-class (tyle and all
We are specially prepared for p
Btple all kinds ot
POSTERS, PRQGRAMIES,
Fancy Printing, auch as BALL j
TICKETS, INVITATIONS,
also received careful attention.
Blank Book Mam
Tli is department of our bosuna 1
the management of Mr. Roberts
that our customers will receive I
good material The third
feet ia devoted exclusively to tail
Record Books made for the State (
Banks in this city, for the officenl
other counties, and for tome of lata
1
Jackson, during the past year, htnl
mcnted for superior workraamhlp.
The attention of Boards of I
and Chancery Clerks, Treairarenia
Oflicera, is respectfully called tothefa
PIBL1C RECOP
can lie made as well, and a cheap,
a
Louisville, St. Louis or Nashville, nil
that you send your orders to us,
up home industry, and givlngemptefl
people.
The following are some of the t
we are prepared to make on short n
MERCHANTS' LEDGERS, CABHtl
MINUTE AND DEED I
8UBP03NA, MOTION AND ISSdl
JUDGMENT AND DBCBB'
COUNTY AND TEACHERS' W
FEE BOOKS, MARRIAGE!
CHATTEL MORTGAGE 1
SHERIFFS' TAX RECEIPTS ASPO
TREASURERS' REGISTER A 1
JlIHTTfiF. DOCKETS, for civil
with fee items according toC
eiated.
Ynnon.'l.l l .
ii u r ajs DC lorewarncd against
evil because the "mule don't kick "cord-
" w viie ruie.
Buckwheat flrmr u
ted now that by any othecname it would
u . wneat.
lln ...
nen cnickens rnnut hirri, ;.. u a ,1
Vo.l. 1
I.J.T 1 uoinJnK "otter than woman's
"1: . , r,ern il Ps 'tbc a tomato in
"o 1 i nut' oi me.
BaVr, for instance r. i l;
"futuia ui lut'iil.
th Jlf ! ' 7 Wh teVe ago used to box
r!nt e?? ,n Sl nniacks their
mouths m the parlor.
twilf Jatf 1 re,m.edy for toothache i
twisting a mule's tail. H the cure
doesn't work the animal will.
welVkh?Ha,yi,0Uth rarB 0 collar r a
week- and then can't see any dirt on it.
he mnst be entirely collar blind '
The youth who get shaved by a bar-
t tc Jj1!61 medcsa't bow wheth
er to feel tickled or ashamed.
Law Books,
Music and Old 1
wontiv Bound-j
)
Wt Wn mmilarlv in aUK ,
1
Business and l&S
Such as
DEEDS OP TRUST,
WARRANTY DEEDS.
mR ffi"1
cua i iiAi iu
BENT, SCPPU1
Circ""
The various Forms ued hy
Clerks and Sheriffs.
ar We have for many J"
Blanks for Justices of the ft
full assortment, modelled
.. -- - nf the Revtoed 01
ADDRESS .
POWER & B A3
JACKS0.
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