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The Anderson intelligencer. (Anderson Court House, S.C.) 1860-1914, August 28, 1884, Image 1

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The result of our deliberations at
Lausanne was a slight change in our
programme, we deciding to goon to Home
at once, by way of Geneva, Genoa and
Pisa, and to leave Mt. Blanc, Milan,
Venice and Florence until our return
from the Eternal City. The city of
Lousanne has little to detain the tourist,
but the attractions of the lake near which
it is located are too great to be passed by
without notice. "Lake Lemon wooes
me with its crystal face," wrote Byron,
and from the time of Caesar until now, it
has charmed all who have visited its ,
shore*. It is about 50 miles in length
with an extreme width of only nine
miles and a depth of 1,S00 feet. Its j
waters are a most lovely blue color, dif- 1
fering from the other Swi.<s lakes, which i
have a greenish tinge. The cultivation j
of the vine is the principal agricultural \
interest of the people rlong its shores
and its giapcs and vines are famous and
some of the vineyards along its Northern
boundaries are valued at not less than
SS,000 per acre. At the Eastern end of
the lake is the Castle of Chillon ; whose !
stern wails, rising from the waters, were j
immortalized by the genius of Byron.
The steamer from Lausanne lands us at :
Chillon and a walk of about a mile brings ;
us'to the castle, which is built upon a
rock in the lake and is reached by a 1
drawbridge. After a few moments delay j
the attendant conducts us to the dimly i
lighted dungeon, whose outer walls rise
from below the water and whose inner
wall is composed of the native rock. It is
here we find
?'There are seven pillars of Gothic mould
And in each pillar there is a ring,
And in each ring there is a chain."
The column to which Bonnivard is said
to have been chained has, like the rest,
deep endentations worn iu the rock
around it aud the massive ring to which
his chain was attached is still seen. It
is a gloomy spot. Among the rooms
exhibited to visitors is one with a huge
rock upon which condemued pmoners
passed their last night. Adjoining this
is the execution room which formerly
had au opening into the lake, by which
the bodies of the victims could bo easily
disposed of. In one of the upper rooms
is a wooden pillar to which prisoners
were suspended and tortured by apply?
ing fire to the soles of their feet. Another
contains a deep well or opening loading
down to the depths of the lake, through
which prisoners were sometime* induced
to try to escape, only to drown them?
selves in the blue waters beiov. Larger
rooms are fitted up for reception halls,
council chambers, etc., and the eutirc
building (which is now used as an arsenal,)
is an excellent specimen of the castles of
the early limes in which it was built, it
having been originally erected more than
1,000 years ago, but strongly fortified by
Peter of Savoy iu the thirteenth century.
It arouses no pleasant memories however,
and we were not unwilling to leave its
damp, noisome dungeons aud its forbid?
ding council chambers, with their foul
and bloody history, and go out again
into the broad light of the Summer sun
aud the civilization of the nineteenth
?century. It is not true that Byron's
"Prisoner" was the Bonnivard who was
so loug imprisoned here, aud in fact we
believe Byron himself speaks of his poem
as "a fablebut in spite of this, as we
go out over the drawbridge we find our
self repeating, almost involuntarily, those
familiar lines:
"Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place,
And thy sad Hour an alter?for twas trod
Until his very steps have made a trace,
Worn as if "thy cold pavement were a sod,
By Bonnivaru. Let none those marks
For they appeal from tyranny to God."
Geneva, at the opposite end of the hike,
is a flourishing city of over ?0,0?0 inhab?
itants and is reached by rail from Laus?
anne in about two hour-!. It is the larg?
est nnd most prosperous city of Switzer?
land and although possessing little of
interest in itself, is associated with many
distinguished names in history. Calviu,
Rousseau, Madame de Stael, Sismondi
d'Augbine and mauy others resided here.
On Champel Hill, Michael Servetus, a j
Spanish physician, was burned at the I
stake by Calvin's order, fur having dared
to write a treatise on the Trinity, iu
which he differed from the bigoted
reformer. The city is a favorite resort
for Americans and in fact is quite cosmo?
politan in its character, almost a!.' nations
being represented on its streets.
Early one moruiug we take train from
Geneva for the Mt. Ceuis route into Italy.
We pass through a raouutainous region,
abounding iu lovely views aud wild
.scenery and after riding 125 miles reach
Modaue on the Italian frontier. Just
beyond Modane we enter Mt. Cenis tun?
nel, which was completed fourteen years
ago after thirteen years of work, at a cost i
Ol 815,000/WO. It is eight miles in length,
19 feet high, 20 feet wide and about 1,000 '
feet above the sea and 3.500 feet below i
the summit of the mountain. < >ur train
occupied just 27 minutes in passing I
thruugh its gloomy depths. Beyond liie
great tunnel, the wild, barren mountains |
tower high above the narrow valley down
which wc speed, and numerous spurs oi l
tiie range necessitate dozens of smaller
tunnels. We reach Turin late in the ?
afternoon and after a row hours spent in j
this modem Italian city, which was the |
capital of Italy from 135? to 1>'J~?, we go
on to Genoa, where we pass the night, j
Genoa, "La Superba," is familiar;
to every American school 'joy as the
home of Columbus. It was an important
city under the Romans, a strong com?
mercial republic iu the middle ages and
has now a population of 17,000. It is
built on the seaward slope ol the hills,
facing the harbor and from some points i
of observation its marble palaces and
superb location seem to merit i'.s title of
'?'l ue Proud;*' but seen ('mm within, its
narrow streets and crooked and devi-nn i
ways are rather disappointing. Being
willing to accept Mark Twain's stale
ment that there are many school boys in
America who can write better than even
"ze great Christopher Colombo," we. do
not hunt up the autograph oi the famous
navigator, which is to be seen at the
Palazzo del .Municipio, near the centre
of the city. The churches of (Senoa are
of no especial interest to the passing trav?
eler, the cathedral, with i's facade of
black and white marble being the most
striking, aud San A nnun/.iata, the church
of tin- Capuchins, note:! for its gorgeous
interior decorations. Only a lew of the
s'it? !s :ir< oi even tolerable width, and
many can be passed ihr"!!.'!, oiiiyon foot;
in ?<?;>?.<? i:j!<es the will's almost uo'joting
tar above the heads of ihn passengers.
But like many of th?j citi H of Italy, 1
whose ancient glories have laded, Genoa
is making rapid strides toward recovering
:i p ?iiion a! least of its form< r greatness.
I"." in < Icnon to !'i-a the road lies I -r
nearly 100 miles along the shore- of the
Mediterranean, aud the delightful views
of land and sea are only interrupted by
tbe innumerable tunnels. We pass
numerous and valuable marble quarries j
and finally reach the city, the fame of
whose "loaning tower" is world wide.
In the Northwest corner of Pisa is "a j
group of buildings without parallel."
The Cathedral, the Campanile, or Hell
Tower, usually known as the leaning i
tower, tho Bptaistery and the Campo
Santo, are all located here. The Cathe
dral, built in the eleventh century, is of i
white marble with most elaborate orna- >
mentation in black and colors. Its into
rior still contains the bronze chandelier 1
whose motion suggested to Galileo tho
idea of a pendulum. In the rear of the
cathedral, although nearly opposite tho 1
door by which entrance is usually made,
is the famous leaning tower, from whose
summit the bells of the Cathedral are
souuded. The tower is 170 feet in height
and incliucs nearly 14 feet from the per* j
pemlicular. This being much less than
its diameter, its stability is not affected I
in the least. The cause of the inclina- I
lion has Leen much discussed, but no 1
satisfactory explanation has ever been
given. The fact that leaning towers are j
found in other parts of Italy and that
this has stood for over 700 years without
reaching a dangerous point would seem
to indicate something more than acci- j
dental results; while the spongy nature'
of the ground which has thrown many of;
the lines of the Cathedral "out of plumb,"
together with the fact that the upper ?
stories of the tower ha-e the columns on
the lower side somewhat lengthened, as !
if to remedy the inequality caused by the
inclination, would favor the theory that j
the settlement had occurred after the
building of the tower had been com- '
meuced. Whatever the cause, it is a ;
wonderful structure and as we ascended
its winding stair? and looked out over its
inclined walls, we felt again the pleasure !
which comes from the realization of boy- >
Uh anticipations. The Baptistery is
is situated directly opposite the facade
of the Cathedral, and is a circular marble I
building of great architectural beauty, j
The pulpit, by Nicolo Pisano, 120?, is
most elaborately carved and its reliefs, 1
representing the nativity, the adoration,
the crucifixion, etc., have been the sub-!
ject of admiration for over six centuries.
The echo of the Baptistery is one of the i
most marvelously beautiful in the world,
its circular form and dome shaped roof!
repeating the sounds with a peculiar j
sweetness. North of the Cathedral and :
Baptistery is the Campo Santo, aa :
inclosed orridor containing on its inner
walls many quaint frescoes of the early
schools. In the eye.'- of the faithful this
is peculiarly "holy ground ;" as when the
Crusaders finally abandoned Palestine in ,
12dO they brought with them over fifty
ship loads of earth from Ml. Calvary for
this cemetery. Within the enclosure are !
monuments to many noted men of Bis;-, !
as well as several Creek and Roman sar?
cophagi. Among tho frescoes, ibe :
"Triumph of Death,'' of the fourteenth
century, is of especial interest as show?
ing the crude ideas of those early ages.
At the base, the bodies of the dead lie in
heaps, including kings and queens,
princes and popes, the lowly and the
proud; while their souls, represented by ,
nude infants, issue from their mouths or
bodies. Above is a horde of demons,
grotesque ami hideous forms, who seize
the greater number of the souls and hurry
them away to a furnace which appears 1
oo the summit of a hill in the distance.
Angels too "are hovering near/' and
occasionally select one, who is borne
away to eternal bliss. Some are claimed
by both augels and demons and the
struggles are represented in a manner
certainly not calculated to impress the
modern beholder with the solemnly of
the subject.
From Bisa, the railway lies for a long
distance along the old Roman road built
by Scaur us more than 100 years before j
Christ. We pass many places famous in j
history and after 220 miles of travel j
reach the Eternal City.
Tl'.a velek.
Distance to the Stars.
Astronomers have ascertained the dis-!
tance from the earth to many of the !
stars. If wc measure these spaces by
miles, they amount to millions and mil- |
lions, still multiplied by millions, and ?
heuce convey no adequate idea to the :
mind; therefore some other mode of
measurement must be used, and the j
velocity of light is considered the most
convenient. It has been proved that
light travels at the rate of 192,000 miles
u second?that is, between the ticks of a
watch a ray of light would move eight,
times round the globe. It conies from
the sun to us, a distance of 90,000,000
miles in eight minute-; thus the space
covered over by a tay of light iti that
time could not be travelled over by our
express trains in less than 250 years.
With this immense velocity it requires
three und a half years lor the light of j
the nearest star to reach our earth. It ?
requires 4o years for light to reach us
from the North Star, and to-night as wo
[nokatjthe northern luminary, these very
rays of light which make it visible to us,
started out on their journey forty-six
years ago. Tbe light from stars of the
twelfth magnitude requires 3,500 years
to reach the earth. Audit thai beauti?
ful constellation of the Pleiades wetc
ibis moment blotted out of existence, it
would continue to be visible for 70U
years, for such is the time required for ?
light to travel from that group to us. If
a -:ar of the twelfth magnitude were
uow destroyed, it would continue to be
visible for 0,500 years. Or if such a star
wore now created, 2,600 years would
elapse before it would be perceptible <o
the inhabitants of the earth. And some
of the more distant stars tire so far away
that their light, moving with a velocity
of I?2.0?U miles per second, requires 50,"
000 years to reach our eyes. These great
distances are not imaginary, but astrono?
mers have ascertained the distance,
motion- and sizes, and even the weight-,
of the celestial orbs, with as much cer?
tainly as they ban foretold eclipses.
nac" i
? At Troy, ()., a few day.- ago an old
man, aged ninety two year.-, was picked
up sick and helpless in a coal yard on
the outskirts of the city. Ho was recog?
nized as a miser and beggar who was in
the habit of begging eggs at farm houses
until be b id collected a stillicieiit mini
bor to dispose of at neighboring towns.
When hi-, clothing was removed at the
hospital it was found that he had sewed
up in his p ickets packages containing
?'-l,0l)0 iti money, $1,000 in United Stales
bonds and ?S,O00 i.i promissory note.
The miser proved to be John Swim-, of
Champaign County, <?., and the owner >>i
real estate in several counties.
? A good wife is Heaven's last, best
gift toman?an angel of mercy?-minis?
ter of graces innumerable -his gem of
many virtues- -his casket ? f jew< j- hei
voice his sweeios! iijumc -her smiles Iiis
brightest day her kis- the guardian e?f
innocence her arms the place of his
' safety, the balm of his health, the balsam
of his life -her it duslry his direst wealth
? her economy his safest steward her
lips Iiis fail It fill . 11 ? i - i-? r li< r bosom lliv
softe-;: pillow i ! Iiis cares -ami her
prayers the able-: advocate of Heavou's
iilev-ing ?>ri his head.
Tho Philosopher Tallin on Kvury Day
Atlnttt't VawtUutjitu.
The crops arc 'aid by, hut there is no |
rest for the thrifty farmer, ami it is ?
blessed (hing that the thrifty farmer don't
want any. A change of work is all the
rest he wants. Some folks arc constitu?
tionally lazy and work only when they
are obliged, ami they are actually glad
of any excuse to stop. They like to go
to mill and they like to go town, but they
don't like to work. I know a fanner who
is a good, clever man and behaves him?
self decently, but he loves to talk so well '
he can't work. 11c will talk about the
weather for half an hour without stopping.
He came to my house the otiier day to
borrow a spade and said he was iu a
powerful hurry to get back. Without
thinking of the consequences I just asked
him if the stonr damaged his corn any,
and that started him. He told me about
storms and hurricanes from away back
to his boyhood, and how a man hung to
a sapling and never got nary bruise, hut
;he wind blew his breath away and didn't
give him time to draw another, and so he
died for want of breath, just like a cow
dies when she loses her cud. He couldn't
work his bellows in such u wind. And
he told how another storm blew an old
cow head foremost against a poplar tree
and stuck both her horns in it so deep they
couldent pull her out by the tail, and
bad to saw her horns off and leave 'ein in
I lie tree, ami they arc there now. And
so he kepi on and on until I told him 1
had to go, for I was in a hurry too. That
mau has lost half his life talking. It
always scares me to see him coming.
But there is plenty to do between lay?
ing by the crop and gathering time.
August, is ihe best month to cut the
winter's wood. Il will burn freer, and
even the red oak, that sometime- bums
black and goes cut, wiU burn well if cut
dowu in August and seasoned a while.
Pve got the boys cutting my winter's
wood now and will haul il up and stack
it. Two of the lire places waut wood iwo
and a half feet long and the others will
only chamber two foot sticks, so I have
the wood cut four feet and five feet, and
then we cut it in iwo as wo need it.
Fifty cords will run us through a winter.
Then there is the stove wood to get up,
and that is a careful job for I never let
my wile or tba girls have any cause of
complaint about wood or water in the
ki'.eheu. The wood must be dry and
split up fine and not too long. 1 saw up
hickory and ash with the cross cut and
after splitting is up put it. away under
shelter, and I haul up the chips from ihe
woods to sprinkle in. It is not much
trouble to prepare a frugai meal if every?
thing is haudy. The boys catch the
chickens and lix thorn all ready. I
won't let my women f> >ks do that. Il is
ma a sightly job, and nobody oi gut to
have it to do bui uipirers nohow, con
found'em. Bull beiieve in independence.
I like tu see a family independent and
self-reliant. I know families who are
always alarmed for fear their cook will
quit, and they don't know where they
will get another. And the young mar?
ried folks nowaday.- are in the same fix .
about nurses fur their babies; well,
nursing is hard w\nk, I know?nursing h
fretful child is the hardest work I know
of. Pve had a band in that business for
thirty years and I wouldeut go through
it again lor a house full of gold. Many
a night have 1 walked the floor in my,
long, white garment with a buby in my
arms singing a little monotonous song,
while I was so sleepy I could hardly
walk straight. Mrs. ?rp had done her
-hare over and over and when she had
tried and tried to quiel the liilie thing,
and worried over it, and patted it, and
nursed il on bolii sides, and at last, in a
lit of desperation, straightened up and
said, "Here. William, take your child."
1 always understood her, and took tier
advice promptly ; she always said "your
child" on such occasions, but whenever
I ventured to punish one of'em she looked
indignant and said "my child." She :
will let me own 'em sometimes. I am
sorry fur these young folks who have
about iwo on hand and are just begin?
ning to get a fair taste of the consequen?
ces of connubial Ijliss. 1 saw onu the I
other night trying to quiet a little two :
year-old and after long and patient efforts, '
he exclaimed iu mortal agony: ""Ob
please, KoSa, do please stop cryinc fur
the Lord's sake." 1 was sorry lor him, I
wa-<, but I couldent keep from laughing
lo save my life, und I wanted to exclaim: |
"Stand up to the rack, my boy. fodder or
no fodder, for its your child." There
are invention- and invention., bin
nursing children and raising ihcm has lo
be done in ihe same (nil way, and happy
are they who can go through it with a
philosophic smile. Il is the great busi?
ness of life and can't be dodged, and it
has its comforts and its rewards?rewards ;
thai are sweeter and purer and richer
than any, for they come to a man when
he is old and needs them. Good chil?
dren who honor and love their parents j
are treasures that gold cannot buy, and
they make sweet and pleasant the way
that, lends us to the grave. There is no
prettier sight in :di nature than an aged
couple who live iu harmony and have
their children and grandchildren around
them to give them comfort. Burns never
wrote a tenderer verse than
"Xnw we musi totter down. John -
But hand in hand we'll go,
And sleep togal.'icr at ihe fool,
.lohn Ainleison. my Joe.
Woman's rights and man's rights haw
milliing to do with such partner.-. In
fact, all human laws are dead letters to
t!:>- good. They do not need them. Laws
are made for the bad, and tin frail, and
til-- envious, and the jealous. 1 was
thinking about Iiis the other day iu
your town when i paid i friendly visit I >
a good man?a courteous gotUic'iitm
away u:i in the third story where he kept
i.is insurance i.ii'uc, so as v. have quiet
and lime for work. Bui he can't dodge
the callers and imp:.'! tuners even there.
I never visit him but what somebody
comes and wauls something, for ihey
know that he is generous ami he is kind.
There was a .strong minded woman there
who bad come all the way from Chicago
I with a petition for .voinaii's rights. She
i tal!;ed pathetically about woman's insig
iiilieaul condition b'd'or.- the law. She
declarM that woman was a noneuui
ty, a creature without a sou!, an incor?
poreal thing, a sluve, a serf, a nothing,
und she had prepared bill for the legis?
lature, to pass for woman's relief and pro?
tection. She talked about nonentity so
much that the colonel stopped her for a
moment and said, with emotion: "My
good woman, that may all bo so up iu
Chicago, bui i' is not so al my house
by no in.?ans. My wife is an entity a
veritable living, moving creature. She
bus all the rights -he want-, ami I havu
all I v..nr. We are a mutual protection
society. It is my right and happy privi
letie t" keep my wile in money, and it is
in is in keep me in a state of sweet hu?
mility and dev.v.ion. I'.-allv, madam,
we do not m>ed your law, and yon must
? ? M ? M - ? ? lite."
The stron ' iniiuli d woman didn't sub?
side nor wi t. hut proceeded with her
philantrophy with more vigor than evi r.
and her black eyes Hushed as she e.vp.Ui
ated upon her own unfortunate alliance
with a preacher who imposed upon her
I and had her put into the lunitic asylum.
Finally the gallant colonel hinted that
his time was precious and said he would
take her pamphlet and refer it to his
lawyer, and if his lawyer said sign it he
would sign it. Then she turned her at?
tention to me and asked mo to sign it
and 1 .-aid I was away from home and
didn't live in the country and never
signed such papers until 1 got .Mrs. Arp's
consent and so I look a pamphlet to look
at when she opened her gripsack and
pulled out two hooks on woman's rights
and wanted to sell them at $1.50 apiece,
hut we respectfully declined. I dident
want to be buying Chicago books from a
Chicago woman without consulting Mrs.
Arp about it, for Chicago is n bad place
for such literature to come from, and I
was afraid that the bonk might work up
a divorce in my family. Lastly, -hu
asked us for a dime for lite pamphlets,
and we gave her a dime and a blessing,
and the colonel intimated that if she
would depart those coasts she might lind
more congenial victims.
What a com tort it is that we have not
got such women down South, nor such
preachers to marry 'em. When J told
her thai we did not need such laws in
Georgia, thai our wives were all happy
and contented, and when they did not
have laws enough they made them at
home, and when my wife wanted any?
thing she simply said, "He it enacted,"
ami it was enacted straightway and forth?
with. The woman looked astonished
and siiid : ''It is t?:.t that way where I
came from." Maybe it flint.
As she seemed reluctant to go the
beneficent colonel took an idea that site
was tired and rick, and needed refresh?
ment, and so he rung a Iii tie beil and
ordered a punch for the philanthropic
lady; but she respectfully declined by
saying that .-die was by no means old
enough to need a stimulant. She was
smart, that woman was-and as reasonably
gou.l looking as a Chicago woman can
be. She would make a good wife for
.lohn Jenkins, who said, "1 want a wife J
old enough io have sense, and ugly
enough to stay at home." But a Chicago
woman won t stay at home. She is going
to take the war path anvhow.
Btu. A nr.
A Lecture Id Women liy a Woman wlio
hits Studied Mankind.
If women only knew how sweet and
lovely they are, and how much they can
do wit!) men, they would pay more atten?
tion to their personal cultivation than
they do. Why, if :t woman only goes
about it right she can do any thing with
a man, and make him conform to her
ideas in every particular. She bus tact,
skill, talent, beauty, refinement, and,
combine her intuition with her facimit
ing powers, she can change his polities,
reform his religious ideas, alter the whole
course of Iiis life, and shape his career to
suit herself. Rut she intisi not he a fool,
I can tell you, nor must she forget for an
instant the art and finesse by which she
Man is at best a brusque, -eili-h. im?
pulsive creature, full of c mueil and
vagaries, and anxious to rule and con?
trol. Me has strength and be wants to
use it ; he has creative faculties and
lives to execute. But whatever he is bo
looks to a woman for pleasures, and the
one who can please him can rule him
and do with him what she will. A woman
is young until she is i:">, ami a man retains
his youth ten years longer, but after that
there is nothing to live for hut homo.
Life has lost its zt^st, and there is no
charm in the toys and amusements of
yesterday. You must admit that a
woman marries for convenience. She
wants a home, protection, immunity
from labor and the delights of compan?
ionship. Now, if ;i man makes this home,
if he stands between her and danger, if
he contributes tin- best interests of his
life for her main!- nance, he certainly is
entitled to his reward. He wants his
home beautified, filled with friends and
good cheer; he wants to be pelted,
admired, respected,encouraged and loved.
He wants to be king, in short.
Oh, yes, you may say pelting is all
nonsense, but jusi let me lell you that
you are mistaken, and il the husband
cannot get loving affection at home ho
will get it some place else. Caresses can
be bought like every other luxury.
A wife must be a sweetheart all her
life. She must never get loo old to be
charming. Sin; must cultivate a sweet
temper and an affable manner, and her
only anxiety must be a dread of offend?
ing her husband. Another thing, sar?
casm won't work ; it is an unpardonable
offence in the home circle, and, no mat?
ter how pertinent it may be, a woman
cannot afford ever to say a harsh word to
the man she loves.
Beaulihil '.' No woman need be any
1 thing else. If she has a poor complexion,
there are powders and cosmetics thai
defy detection; she can have beautiful
eyelashes and eyebrows ; no matter how
poor and coarse her hair is, i! can be
remarkably well kept and so becomingly
arranged as to be admired ; the most
irregular teeth can be polished like so
many pearls, and clean leeth and a sweet
: breath are not so common as to he
despised: white hands and tapering, pol?
ished nails will atone fora very ill shaped
hand. What if the feel arc large, if they
arc well shod V If the figure is poor.it
can be so clean, so healthy-looking and
so delicately perfumed that your presence
. will be wholesome and refreshing, and,
I loll you, clothes makes the refinement
that belong- to a lady or gentleman.
Indeed, the raiment is typical of much
that is within. If nature has mengerly
bestowed her charms, that is the very
reason why a woman should have
recourse to art. Ifshe cannot shine in
music, painting or I ho sciences, she can
become a pleasant if not a brilliant talker.
She can read and observe and bo av
authority on current literature, and if
she will bill study the why and wherefore
? of things and the very host points in her
friend-, she will make for herself a circle
that will be the very envy of h<r pretti?
es! competitor, -('hh'iujn Xof*.
A Im ing Couple.
j ' Mo-' married folks quarrels more or
? less," remarked l'iiol? Mose; "but I
' knows a man an' hi- wife what hasn'i
i had a fuss fur de las' five yeahs."
"Am dey libitt logedder?"
''Sartainly 1 Dey libs in de same
house. She goes off every mawuiir and
washes by do day."
"But p'raps Ucy quarrels at night '.'
; How does you know dey don't '.'"
"Hey don't hah a bit'o' (rubble, I tells
y<r. She am out washin' all day. and
! her husband he am night watchman in a
big sto'on Austin avenue. He goes ofl
before she comes home, am! be don'l git
back in tie. mawniir until she lias l" i'o
out washin'. h it'.- been goin' on fur
Ia>' live yeahs, and do fust cross word
h.'i?u*t pas v ! between 'cm yit. Tew
Among rome of the Afri an tribe
biidcs on their wedding day have lln ii
from teeth uxtraeledi The bridegrooms
know a thing or (wo if I hey are savages
orover Cleveland's Letter of Acceptance.
A Lit any, X. V.. August 19.?-The fol?
lowing was rcceiveil to-day by Col.
LiimmiL, the private secretary of Gover?
nor Cleveland, who is at Upper Saranac
Lake, with instructions to make it public
on its receipt:
Alhaxy, X. V., August IS, ISM.
Gentlemen: I have received your com?
munication dated .July 2S, ISSl, inform
ii g me of my nomination to the otlice of
President of the United States by the
National Democratic Convention lately
assembled at Chicago. I accept the
nomination with grateful appreciation of
the supreme honor conferred and a solemn
sense of the responsibility which in its
acceptance I assume. 1 have carefully
considered the platform adopted by the
Convention, and cordially approve the
stune. Ho plain a statement of Demo?
cratic faith, and the principles upon
which that party appeals to the suffrages
of the people, needs no supplement or
Tin: tiAN?ii-:i: of thk nouu.
ft should be remembered that the office
of President is essentially executive in
its nature. The laws enacted by the
legislative branch of the Government
the Chief Kxcculive is bound faithfully
to enforce, and when the wisdom of the
political party which selects one of its
members as tlie nominee lor that office
has outlined its policy and declared its
principles, it scents lo me that limbing
in the character of the olfice or the
necessities of the case requires more from
the candidate accepting such nomination
than the suggestion of certain well known
truths si) vital to the safety and welfare
of the nation that they cannot be too
often recalled or too seriously enforced.
Wc proudly call ours a government by
the people. It is not such when a class
is tolerated which arrogates to itself the
management of public affairs, seeking to
control the people instead of represent?
ing tlu-m. Parties arc necessarily the
outgrowth of our institutions, but the
Government is not by the people when
one party fastens its control upon the
country and perpetuates its power by
cajoling and betraying the people instead
of serving them. The Government is
not by the people when the result, which
should represent the intelligent will ol
free and thinking men, is, or can he de?
termined by the
SIIAMRI.K?S ?vokkuptiox ? ? I- Til KM SL'F
fkaok3 ;
when an election to ollicc shall be the
selection by the voters of one of llieir
number to assume for the time a public
trust, in-tead ol his dedication to the
profession of politics; when the holders
of the ballot, quickened by a -en-e of
duty. =hall avenge truth betrayed and
pledges broken, and when suffrage shall
be altogether free and iinenrrt:p:< d, a full
realization of government by the people
will bo at hand ; and of the means to
this t>m) not one would, in my judgment,
he more effective than an amendment to
ihe Constitution disqualifying the Presi?
dent from re-election. When we consid?
er the patronage of this urea: office, ihe
allurements of power, ihe temptation lo
retain public places once trained, and
more than ail the availability a party
finds in an incumbent whom the horde of
office-holders, with zeal horn of benefits
received ami fostered by hope of favors
yet to come, stand ready to aid witii
money and trained political service, we
recognize in ihe eligibility id' the Presi?
dent for re-election a most serious danger
to that calm, deliberate ami intelligent
political action which must characterize
government by the people.
??'tlOX'Oi: MKSJ IN 1IOXEST ?lull.."'
A true American sentiment recognizes
the dignity of labor and the fact that
honor lies in ho.-, est toil, font en lid
labor is an element of national prosperi?
ty. Ability to work constitutes the cap?
ital and the wages of labor the income
of a vast number of mir population, aud
this interest should be zealously protect?
ed. Our workingmcn are not asking
unreasonable indulgence, but as intelli?
gent and manly citizens they seek the
same consideration which those demand
who have other interests at stake. They
should receive their full share of care,
aud the attention ol those who make and
execute the laws, to the end that the
wants and needs of employers ami em?
ployed shall alike be subserved, and the
prosperity of the country, the common
heritage of both, be advanced. In rela?
tion Oi this subject, while we should not
discourage the immigration of those who
come to acknowledge allegiance to nur
Government and add to ourcilizeti popu?
lation, yet as a means of
a diiTerent rule should prevail concerning
those who if they come or are brought
to our land do not intend to become
Americans, but will injuriously compete
with those justly entitled to our field of
labor. In my letter accepting the nomi?
nation of the office of Governor nearly
two year.- ago I made the following state?
ment to winch I have steadily adhered :
"The laboring classes constitute the main
part of our population. They should be
protected iu their efforts peaceably to
assert their rights when endangered by
aggregated capital, and all ihe statutes
on this subject should recognize the care
of the Stale lor honest toil and be framed
w ith the view of improving the condition
of the workingmcn, a proper regard for
the welfare of the workiiigman being in?
separably connected with the integrity
our institutions. None of our citizens
are more interested than they in guarding
against any of the corrupting intluences
which seek to pervert the beneficent pur?
poses of our Government, and none
should be more watchful of the artfu!
machinations of those who aliurc them
to seif-inllicled injury. In a free coun?
try curtailment of the absolute rights of
the individual should only he such as is
essential to the peace and good rird? r of
the community. The limit between the
proper subjects of governmental control
and those which can be morn fittingly
left to the moral sense and self-imposetl
re-train! oi' the citizen shoul I be careful
ly kept in view. Thus, laws unnecessa?
rily ititi rti ring with the habits and cus?
toms of any of our ; e 'pic which are no!
offensive to the moral sentiments of the
civilized world, and which are inconsis?
tent ivith good citizenship and public
welfare, are unwise and vexatious.
Till: IMIUKTAXfK OF ' ?.M.MKIK'li.
The commerce of :i nation to a groat
extent determines it- supremacy. Cheap
and easy transportation should, therefore,
be liberally fostered within the limit* of
the Constitution. The General Govern?
ment should so improve and protect its
natural waterways as l<? enable tin; pro?
ducers of ihe country to reach a profita?
ble market.
fin: pity of rt ni ir skkva-n r.?.
The people pay (he w:iges . :' the pub?
lic employees, and they are entitled to
the fair and honed work which money
ihus paid should command. P. is the
duty of those iitsru-lod with the man?
agement ? ?!' the- - affairs t.> see tha" siieh
publii --ervici; is forthcoming. Theselt ?
lion and retention of subordinates i:i
? I ivernuifiit employment should depend
up"!' [hei'* ascertained fitness and the
value of their work, and llicy should he
ttciiher expected nor allowed to do ques?
tionable party service. The interests
of the people will he better protected,
the estimate of public labor and duty
will be immensely improved, the public
employment will be open to all who can
demonstrate their Illness to enter it. un?
seemly scramble for place under the
Government with the consequent impor?
tunity which em'otters official life will
cease, and the public departments will
not be filled with those who conceive it
to be their lir-t duty to aid tbe partv to
which they owe their places instead of
rendering patient and honest return to
the people.
Ttti: PTA TES? M A KS J111 ? T?ll IT.OJ'l.n iti;
1 believe thai the public temper is
such thai tho voters of the land are pre?
pared to support tiie party which gives
the best promise of administering the
Government in the honest, simple and
plain manner which is. consistent with its
character and purposes. They have
learned that mystery and concealment in
tho management of their affairs cover
tricks and betrayal. The statesmanship
they require consists in honesty and
frugality, prompt response to the needs
of the people as they arise, and the vigi?
lant protection of all their varied inter?
ests. *
if 1 should be called to the Chief
Magistracy of the nation by the suffrages
of my fellow-citizens I will assume the !
duties of that high ollice with the solemn j
determination to dedicate every eifert to
my country's good, and with an humble
reliance upon the favor and support of
the Supreme Being who I believe will
.always bless honest human endeavor in
the conscientious discharge of public
duty. GltOVEIt Cl~.EVEI.AXD.
To Col. Win. F. Vi las, chairman, and
I >. P. Bestor and others, members of the
Notification Committee of the Democrat?
ic National Convention.
The lid neat ion id' Girls.
That girl has the best education who
is the most thoroughly qualified to take
care of herself in a hand to hand light
with, the world, who has a basis ol* good
judgment, practical knowledge, ami com?
mon sense, in which to start in her self
sustaining career, who is armed with the
able weapon of ttade or profession with
which she is familiar, and whose conduct
is governed by exacting principles of
natura; integrity. Such a girl possesses
a fortune in her own riurht which no Hue
tuations of business circles can depreci?
ate and who will never become a drag
upon opulent ami unwilling relatives.
With health and strength and a fair
start in the nice for life she will reach
every mile stone of success; nor wear'
out. or grow discouraged by the way :
and not. infrequently she will ' tit run her
vaunting brother, and i ven stop to lend
him a helping hand.
The properly-balanced, well educated
girl is aware that she can do one thing
well and she bends all her energies to?
wards its accomplishment. She concen?
trates her forces, instead of scattering
them, and has something to show for it.
She is the best accountant, or the clever
o*t writer, or the most successful sales- !
woman, or the hardest worker of science
?music, physic, law?whatever her tal?
ent destines her for. She studies with an ,
aim, and understands what sho learns. '
Her mind is a storehouse, not a seive,
and she endeavors io absorb quality rath?
er than quantity, and comprehends to her
own enlightenment what she studies, i
The wretched system of forced culture in !
which a girl learned a little French and
Latin, a smattering of mathematics, a I
glance into polite literature, and a great
deal of poor piano playing, has been
abandoned in favor of a more sensible
curriculum commensurate with her value
as a co-worker with her brothers.
Sensible German parents have always
brought up their daughters to be pro?
ducers as well as consumers in the do?
mestic economy. It is only the Ameri?
can parent who made the kitchen unat?
tractive to his daughter, and gave her no
possibility of employing her talent,
except in the few lady-like departments
sanctioned by conservative custom.
The time is coming, nay, has already
come, when a sign reading '"Smith &
Daughters,'' will merely indicate that all
Mr. Smith's boys were girls, und ho had
educated them as he would have done his
boys. Ami '.he Smith girls instead of
dawdiing around the paternal mansion
until seme young men could be found for
husbands, have wisely gone into business
with their father, and have never found
time to be discontented with themselves.
When Kdison, genius and inventor as
ho is, had given two weeks of his valua?
ble lime to going up and down on the
New Vork Elevated Kailroad, trying to
discover what caused it* noise and a cure
for it, he gave up the job. Then a little
woman took it. She rode on the cars
three days, was denied a place to stand
on the rear platform, laughed nt for her
curiosity and politely snubbed by con?
ductors and passengers. But she dis?
covered what caused the noise, invented
a remedy, which was patented, and she
was paid a sum of $10,000 and a royalty
forever'.' Her name is Mrs. May Wal?
ton, and she lives in New York City.
This is what she says of her education :
"My father had nc sons and- believed
i in educating his daughters. He spared
no i :ti:ss or expense to this end. My
father's brother said to him. 'Why do
you waste so much money on your girl- '."
To which my father replied, 'My boys
? turned out to be all girls, and I am go?
ing to give them so good an c-nducalioii
; that they may turn out to be as good as
As good as boys arc here used in gen
feral sense; as good as fouu boys would
be a very pi or recommendation. Any
, girl who understands her own capabili?
ties will do her work as well as it is p s
:-iblo M lie done. No boy can do bettor
? than that. Work is without -ex. Cor
I tain departments id' labor are claimed
1 exclusively by hoys anil men because
they have a legendary righ' in them.
NU competition has entered tbe li*'.s
. against them. If a woman can make a
good horsi si:.he can open a forge and
make shoes. No one has the right to say
she -ball not. There are men who are
I milliners, drc*smakcrs .".ml who -ell dry
I goods, and they do those thine;* so weil
i im one dispute tin ir right to them.
The girl who has educated herself to
, Iii! some niche in the mercantile world
! may marry ami never carry her knowl?
edge any furl her I hail her own nursery.
' What theni' Sho i- gifted to teach her
ov o sons ate', daughter- tho rudimi-ntsof
I commercial knowledge, t'1 counsel and
advise with her husband, and if left a
willow. Io take cart of her own estate.
; Thor? i* no vaster heritage ol ignorance
land uselessness that the array of thread
j aiid-noedlo accomplishment? which for
, generations has been considered Ihc cor?
rect dower for lady-like young person,
j Consider your gjrls as responsible fellow
i citizens and educate them accordingly.
Try am! not borrow youi neighbors
paper: -uh < rib- !- i ii tout ell. Yet"
i neigh I <>\ ?!? : n't iifcu ? ? 1 b .'.lieru!
I with you, no nuttier hov. plcasaul hi
I may seem.
Tin1 South Carolina Xegro,
Columbia, S. (.'., August 18.?-The
speakers ai lIio recent Illaloe raiitieation
meeting in this city attempted, as usual,
to impress the netrro/s with the idea 'hat
they were an oppressed aud dowu-trodden
race, whose riidits were uHerly denied
i and disregarded by the, Democratic party,
j They were told that they were virtually |
' disfranchised, and so far as [?olilical tri i :
; legal right* are concerned were no better !
than slaves. of curse th y were in-j
, formed thai the election laws in this ,
i State were enacted purposely t" defraud ;
j the illiterate voter, and that they were !
j deprived of educational facilities, so that;
they had no opportunity to become in
I telligcnl voters. If any of their hearers
j were made to believe these statements a
few facts may undeceive them. I do not j
j propose lo argue any of these charges
j against lite Democratic party, hutsimply :
' to siate a few things in connection with :
I them .is I thinlc that will be sullicient
; answer 10 the accusations.
{ First, as to their political rights. It is
true thai there are several boxes into
I which ballots must be placed, and if de
| posited in the wrong box they are thrown
I out and not count d. To illustrate:
j There is a box for all votes given for
Governor ami Licutenant-Governor, and
another for the othi r State oliicers: n
vote deposited in ihe Governor's box
I with the names of the other Stato officers
j on it would be void, :;:ii| so with a vote
for Governor put in the Suite oliicers'
I box. Rut in order that the voter may
j not |>e misled there is painted or posted,
in large Roman letters, on each box, the
offices lo be tilled, and any one who can
rend can certainly put his vole in the
right box. This would amount to an
educational test but for another provis?
ion in the law which requires managers
of elections, when so requested, to read
to the voter the names ol the oliicers on
the difl'ercot boxes, so that the most ig?
norant voter is fully protected. In the
last election a Greenbacker, in a public
speech, said that his people could hardly
read English, and that the Democrats
had ordered Roman letters put on the
boxes so tliiit they could not read them.
This charge against the party in power
was loudly applauded. So much for the
political lights of the negro.
Every lawyer in the State knows that
when a negro is on trial he will always
secure a white jury aud invariably dis?
cards all jurors ot his own odor. This
shows iu wdiom they trust when their
legal rights are i:i danger, or their lives
or liberty in jeopardy.
The most unjust charge -and it is out?
rageous?that the Republicans make
against the Democrats in this State, is
that the State does not furnish the ne?
groes cducatioual advantages. This
statement is known to be so Infamously
false that it is hardly necessary to con?
tradict it, and I will only say this much,
that an appropriation is every year voted j
for Clallin University lo give the negroes i
the benefits of higher education, and
there are many more negroes than w hites
(1 haven't the figures before me) edu- |
cated by the two-mill school tax and pol! i
tax, ami the white mm and Democrats ,
of the State pay nearly the t-itiru two-j
mill tax. This ought to be sufficient to |
make even a S ?Ulli Carolina Radical j
silent on this point.
Coming down to otL? r matters bearing !
upon the condition of the negroes in this j
State. I speak to the negroes, because ,
I they are supposed to constitute the Re?
publican party in South Carolina. Iu
i this city they have every consideration
; shown them that the whites have. The
merchants treat them with just as much
courtesy, they ride in the first-class hacks,
: and sometimes ihey occupy the best seats
in the opera house. I mention these
things to show that tli-re is no discrimi
lion against them on account of thei:
j color, and a colored man who would
! leave Columbia lo go to any other place
, in the world, expecting to enjoy any
I more political, legal or business privi
| leges than he does her-1, would be desti
; inte of common sense. There is no prej?
udice whatever against a negro in South
' Carolina because he is a negro, but when
he undertakes to revive the old Radical
party in the State there is a slight ob
j jection to him. and probably always will
. be.?0>r. AwjuMa Chronicle.
Man and His Miseries,
Man that is born of woman is small
potatoes and few in the hill.
He riseth up today and tlotirisheth
like a ragweed, and io-morrow or the
day aftci the undertaker has him in the
ice box.
lie goeth forth in the morning warb?
ling like a lark, and is knocked out iu
i one round and two seconds.
; In the midst of life ho is in debt, and
? the tax collector pursueth him wherever
he goes.
j The banister of life is fuli of splinters, !
and he slideth down with considerable
; Jlewalketh forth iu the bright sun?
light to absorb ozone, and meeteth the
bank teller with a sight draft for ?307.
lie on.ill: home at eventide and
meetctb the w heelbarrow in his path, and
the wheelbarrow riseth up and smiteth
. him to the earth, and falleth upon him,
and runneth one of its legs .nto his ear.
In the gentle spring-time he putteth
i (ui his summer clothes, and a blizzard
-triketh him far away from home, and
Iii let h him with woe and rheumatism,
lie layclh up riches in the bank, and
? the c.t.-hii r spcculatelh in margins and
? then goeth to Canada for his health.
Iii the autumn he putteth on his winter
trousers, and a wasp that abideth in them
lillcth himself full of intense excitement.
He sitteth up all night to get the re?
turns from Ohio, and in the end learnclh
', that the other fellows have carried it.
He buyeih a watch dog, .fid when he
cometh home the wat h-dog tree!h him
and sitteth ' eneath him until rosy mom.
Me goeth t< the tr. t and bctteth his
money on the brown i ire. and the bay
gehling with a blaze face winneth.
lie marrieth a red-headed heiress with
a wart on her :\<><o. and the next day her
paternal ancestor goeth under with few
assets and great liabi'ities, an 1 cometh
home to live with his beloved son in law.
An Cilitor I.?Milted.
Editors have to put up with all i: an
her '.of: taunts and insults. Not so long
ago, a! a social gathering, an An-tin ladv
said to a young man who i- connected
with a local paper:
"Voii might to belong to a church
"Ilm I can't dug. What put the idea
of my belonging in a church choir into
? your head
''Oh, nothing, except that I was read?
ing the oilier day lh:il a Han Francisco
church proposes to introduce harp music
into '.lie choir, and there is not much
difference, you know, between a harp
?: and n lyre, so j thought I'd just make the
suggestion." Sifiinw.
? - Oirls. if you do wed, marry a strong
i man. Jfi\-\ 'hink how niec il will he tu
? have a.hiisbatnlwho eo^'c; up from ihe
! cellar with ?< wash in! in each arm and
5 a piled ep scuttle ? it q-ended from his
I teeth.
Tlio Men With the Pig. ?
! ?
A few day- ago two men, who wore
j afterwards found to ho Detroiiers, arrived
. in a town about fifty miles to the west of
this, loading a pig. It was perhaps big
enough and heavy, enough to be called a
I li"g, but they termed it a pig and as they
j turned it over to the care of the landlord
at whose inn they proposed to rest for
the nigh . one of the men explained :
f "Be f.wful careful with that pig, he's a
daisy?a new breed just from Scotland.
We've rub! him to a farmer out here for
$00, and we don't want anything to hap?
pen to him."
The landlord took the pig up, and then
began to think and cogitate and suspect.
When the strangers bad gone to bed ho
called in some of the boys, and-aid :
''I've twigged the racket; them two
fellows are sharpers and that's a guessing
pig. To-morrow they will give you a
chance to guess at his weight at ten cents
a guess, and you'll he cleaned out?only
you won't. As the fellows sleep we will
weigh their pig and beat their game."
Nobody slept until the pig was taken
over to the scales and weighed. Ho
pulled down 170 pound* to a hair, and
the villagers went home and hunted up
their nickels and dreamed of pigs nnd
scales and sharpers through the remain?
der of the night.
Next morning the pig was led around
in front, ami, before ?starting oil' on his
journey, one of the owners remarked to
the assembled crowd :
"Gentlemen, I'm going to weigh this
pig directly. .Maybe Home of you would
like to ifticss on his weight? I'll take
ail guesses at ten cents each, and whoev?
er hits it gets fifty cents.''
This provoked a large and selected
stock of winks and smiles, but no one
walked up until the pig man uaid that
any one person could guess as many
limes as he cared to, provided a dime
accompanied each guess. Then a rush
set in. Three or four merchants put up
fifty guesses each. A justice of the
peace took thirty. A lawyer said about
twenty would do for him. Before there
was any let up in the guessing about 1)00
had been registered and paid for. livery
sot;I of 'em guessed at 17" pounds. It
was curious what unanimity there was in
tht guessing, but the pig men didn't
seem to notice it. When all had been
given a chance the pig was led to the
scales, and Io! his weight was exactly
17 1 pounds!
' Von see, gentlemen," explained tho
spokesman, "white this animal only
weighs 170 pounds along about II o'clock
i-.t night, we feed him about live pounds
of corn nual in the morning before
weighing! You forgot to take this mat?
ter into consideration 1"
Then somebody kicked the landlord,
and he kicked the justice, and the jus?
tice kicked a v .-reliant and when the
p;g men looked back from a distant hill
,'ic whole town was out kicking itself
and throwing empty wallets into the
river. -Detroit Free l'reta.
Whit Death Does.
It does not allect the moral character,
it expends its force upon the body, but
works no radical cr real change in the
soul. It ha* no power whatever to revo?
lutionize the moral nature?to make it
belter or worse. In itself it can neither
make a good man better nor a bad man
worse. It. can transfer, but cannot trans?
form, "lie that is righteous, let him In;
righteous still. He thai is petty, let
him be," at death and after, "petty still."
Each person now living carries in him?
self at ibis and every moment the essen?
tial elements of either heaven or hell.
By the essential elements we mean, in
both cases, those moral qualities, those
dispositions and affections of the soul,
which tit it for the one or for the other.
Were all at this moment snatched from
time to eternity, such are their moral
characters that they would instantly drop
into their appropriate places. What a
thin partition separates tho saint on earth
from the saint in heaven?the sinner in
time from the sinner in eternity.
Death is but the doorkeeper. He lifts
the latch and lets the Christian through
into the bliss of the blissful. Death lops
off the body and manumits the impris?
on'.1 spirit.
it dissolves the Christian from this
sinful state and his sinful surroundings,
takes him away from all the hindrances
of earth, and supplies him with all tho
helps of heaven. It delivers him from
"this body of death.'' It is not the judge
to acquit or condemn ; only the jailor to
release. It puts the justified beyond the
confines of sin and sense; gives them
absence from the body and presence with
the Lord, but has nothing more than it
can do. It i* God's porter to lift up the
"gates" at his bidding, and let the "son
of glory" "come in." Why, then, should
the Chri-tian fear the wing that trans?
lates him from the state of the justified
to that of the glorified? "Death is
Keen Disappointment*
The "rural rooster*" of Arkansaw
have an exelled conception of a Gov?
ernor's magnitude. Some time ago a
baroeeuc was held at Grand Point, and
among other distinguished citizens the
Governor agreed to attend. A large
crowd assembled, and when it became
known that the Governor had arrived,
the people were much excited in their
anyirty t?> behoid the august ruler. Old
tarn Fellers, who hud walked fifteen
miles to be present on the occasion,
turned to a friend, after an unsatisfactory
search, and said:
" I las the < lovcrnor got here yit, Bill ?"
"Yes, tbar be stan'-, talkin' t > ibe
County .ledge."
"What 1 th:sl feller with a red peck
like turkey gobbler?"
"That's the man."
"W'y tl >g gone Ids ugly psctur', ho
aim a- big as 1 am. Been waitin' to see
a Guv'nor all my life, an' now this is the
way I'm sarved. T'other day 1 wa?
tuck down with a congestive chill, an' 1
was powerful ufcerd that I would die
afore I had a chance to see the ruler o'
the Slate, but now i II be blamed el I
(b ut wish I had died. Look at him,
will yer, rhawin' lei backer like a goat an'
slubbcriu' like a grasshopper. I'm a
gn at mind to jolt him all over ;hi* town
fur givin' me such a di.-orp'intment.
Wall.' 1 h'levc I'il go home."
"Sam, better stay an1 git some o' the
barhi cued shoat."
No. that feller has tuck my appertite.
I've come to the conclusion that the
country is a fraud. Governor!" he said,
contemptuously, and rolling up Iii- trous?
ers preparatory loa long journey,depart?
ed, and. without looking back, disap?
peared in the wood*.:? Arkmiw Tr
? "There. Tommy, this i- the second
time you l ave forgotten the bird 1"
"Indeed, mot In r, it was -o greasy that i'
slipped ulf my mind."
? "You can do anything if you have
patience."' said an oi l uncle who bad
made a fortune, to his nephew who had
nearly spent ime. "Water may I c car?
ried in a si? ve if yuii only wail." ' Hi w
long?" asked the patient spendthrift.
' Till it freezes," was the coid reply.

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