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VOL.IX. SAN MARCOS, HAYS CO., TEXAS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1880. , NO.40.
Free Press.
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BUSINESS DIEEOTOET.
Newspaper.
SAT VAHCOS FREE PRESS, I. H. JULIAN,
kidltar, Publltherand Proprietor, offloe east
aide Main Plata, nearly opposite tbe Court
Jiouie.
Educational.
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OnONAL INSTITUTE, R. O. Kjonsavall, A. M.
President.
Bunker.
JJIT0HELL GLOVER, MItcuell'l Building.
Huaratiig House.
JJRS. HEAT0S. Eatt tide of Plata.
Dry Goods and Groceries).
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O aide Plaaa.
tide Plana.
KO. T. UA10NE, toutb tide Plata.
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BRfld3 C. H.,' North tide of tbe Vain
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yiX'ON k SMITH, North Side Plaza.
QA.lI.KV A BR0 S. W. Corner Plaza.
. B. F- KERR, Nortb tide Plata.
DR. OOCRErTAX t CO., cast tide of tbe
plata, opposite Court Houae.
Groceries and Hardware
W. DO5ALS0N, Eatt tldo Vain Plata.
Dr u ig it 1 1.
FROHVtt, Southwest corner Plaza.
It.
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it Plata.
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RS. BENTON PENDLETON, offlce near
corner Publio Square.
Dentist.
R. J. H. COMBS, offlce Nortb tide of of the
Vain Plata.
Lawyers.
B. VISOR, once In the Court Houss.
JJCTCHl90N.it FRANKLIN, in the Court-bout
gTERLlNQ FISHER, office North tide Plaza.
RO WH COPFIELD, offlce In Mitchell Balld
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T H. JCLIAN, offlce Fa Paest Building, eatt
As- tide Plata, nearly onpotlie the Court House.
Hotels
, 'ITJOOTTON HOTEL, on the Austin road, one
11 block East of Publio Square.
Bakery aad Confectionery.
FRITZ LA5G8, South aid Plata.
Stores and. Tinware.
JEO. DESKS, Wett tide Plaza.
J H. E AS IH AM, last tide Plait.
Caraealere and Builders.
C. ROGERS, reside ace sear tbe luitl at.
Wery aad Sale MlakU.
riALBS A SQX, Sa AV" atreet.
u'atchaaker and Jeweler.
H. SOBBISS, eaat side plata.
Merchant Tailor.
bCGGEK, srer Jobana'e eure.
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Meat Market.
Jr. a S. KOSI. tMTtb tije pJaTt.
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Boot aad Shoemaker.
H. CS.EECIV, erer VKstl SUM.
y V. B. CEOF, JTerib tie Kata-
addle and tlarnreo shop.
VJOWT1ISD a UIOX.S. W. earner plata.
GENEBAL DIEEOTOET.
eoaoMttais ers simiort
Hon. Colurubut Cpton, of B.iar county.
. SATOi-Sln suraioti.
Bon. L. J. Storey, of Caldwell Co.
aerattsxTATivii Mn nitraicr:
Hon. J. V . Holme, of OutdalupeCo.
Uvu. W. F. Itoltny " "
oistjuot voniT lira diitmot.
Hon. L. W. Moor, Presiding Judge, LaO range.
tihbs or louima ooaar.
Bart. Id Monday In March and September.
oovnTf ornotat.
Ed B. Kone.Jndge County Court,
B. U. Htrdiu, lii.trlct Oierk.
Kd. t. L. Ureen, Count Clerk.
O. T. Brown, County Attorney.
Jet. A. Wren, Sheriff. O. 8. Cock, Deputy.
C. W.Oroomt, Juttic of lb Peace Pr. No. 1
M. Mtnlore, " " " " . " 1
W. V. Wyalt, " ' 1
Z. Smith. ... 4
H. A. McMeao, County Treasurer.
A. Heatou, Assessor.
Joe.C. Eve, tturreyor.
D. P. Hopklnt, Cou'r PreclnotNo. 1.
D.E.Moore " " 1.
Peter Schmidt, " " " S.
J.l). Peal. " M M 4.
John H. Patterson, Constable.
Tiki or uoldiho Cooutt ana Paiaixor CooaTe
Criminal County Court 1st Monday In each
month.
Couuty Court for Civil and Probata business
lit Vondty In February April, June, August, Oc
tober and December.
Commissioners' Court Id Monday In February,
May, August alid November.
Justice Court Precinct Mo. 1 lit Friday In each
month. San Marcos.
Precinct No. 1 Id Friday In eaoh month VtClty.
" " 8 3d " Wimber ley's Mill
. i. 4 lib. " Dripping Springs,
town orncaaa.
Mayor H. B.Coffleld.
Council W. O. Hutchison, T. R. Fourqurean, L.
W. Mitchell, U. r. uoptlns, r. u. Turner.
Marshal W. H. Lyell.
Council meets the nnt Tuetaay in eacn montn.
CHUKCIIUM.
METHODIST. Preaching at the Vethoditt
Church every Sabbath. Uev. A. A. Brown, Pastor.
CHRISTIAN. Preaching at the Christian
Cbuich on tbe second aud lourtb Sabbatbt in each
month.
PRESBYTERIAN. Preaching at the Presbyte
rian Church on tbe second and fourth 8ao-
bathin eaeb month by the Rev.W. L, Kennedy.
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL. Service every
lourtb nunday In each montn at lux o'clock, a.
., and 7 p. m., t St. Mark's Cburcb.)
BAPTIST. Preaching at the Christian Church
on tbe third Sunday lu eacn niontu, by Elder it
M. Burroughs.
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ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF, TO AND
FROM SAN MARCOS POST OFFICE.
Mill from Austin arrive at 11 M.
" San Antonio anive at 1 P. H.
Above mails arrive and depart dally except Sun
days.
Lullng arrives Tuesday and Friday at 4 P. V.
Departs Wednesday and Saturday at 7 A. H.
Seguin arrives Monday at 6 P. M. Departs Tues
day at 7 A. M.
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A. Vom Stein, P. M.
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Galveston, Harrisburg and San
Antonio Railway.
TIE ONLY ALL-RAIL LINE
TO
SA1Y AlMTOIVTIO.
Passenger Time Schedule.
GOOD NEWS FOR THE TRAV
ELING PUBLIC. '
The large and increased travel via the "SUN
SET ROUTE," render necessary AEDITIONAL
ACCOMODATION for It patrons. Tbe Manage
ment have therefore deemed it necessary to place
a Night Train on tbeir schedule, wblch leaves
Houston for San Antonio at 6:35 P. M. (Sunday!
excepted;) arriving at 0:30 o'clock A. M.
On this train will be found Sleeplug Car and
elegant Day Cotchet, which have been fitted up
exclusively for this ruu. Berths in Sleeping Cars
have been placed at tbe moderate price of $1 60
and $1 00, according to location.
TUAINS WESTWARD.
Leave San Antonio Dally (except Sunday)
. at 7:00 a m - 4:15 p m
" I.nling 9:35 a m 8:115 p m
" Columbu 12:50 pm 12:41 am
Ar. Houston 6:0.; p m 7:53 a m
THalNS E1ITWABV.
Houston 8:43 m 5:35 p m
Columbu 1:13 p m 12:30 m
Ar. I.uling 4:25 pm Win
" Motion 6:55 p m N.02 a m
" San Antonio T;00 p m Ulll
Be Ask any Ticket Agent in the United States
or Canada for Ticket. Over This Line, and you
will get them. They will also Check your Bag
gage Through over Ibi Reliable end Ever Popu
lar Route.
First-clas In vry respect ar tb Dining Halls
and Lunch Counters oa tbil line.
Tbe elegant Parlor Care of tb Waton Manu
facture ar. rut on Cay Express Train.
T. W. PEIRCE. J a., G. P. A.
Hoaatoa, Texas.
J.g. CONVERSE, 'apt.
DIRNES' PITEItJT fO"T
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CIRCTI.AK Ms, .h.'Hiii.L
Saws, lathk. roKKKH-..
yt MOKTIKRft. TKNONEK., Ac,
For aclool v.rkshnp sj.sfne...
COMPI.n OL'THr I
1 Mechanics eM Amatesra.
Itcaimes I Bill IV Mwn
g.T wber tM re-a I bia. an4
end ArlrTlptivr.talAtre
and Prie. Loot. W. F. Joa.
Banes, tetkHis, lllinol.
BI&PAY..::
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WtlTEP.
WE WAST A UMHTD
bT MtiT CBCTfeeiC
ourraaMra u eagag la s p4aa aad prsdtaMc
wtll tad tai s raro oaaaco
to vx ajse: monev.
Sck vfa pVear isrvrr this 4snlstat T
letter, ewcloeiag rias far realy. so sire waat
aises tay We ttn eagsges la. Xea W
taa be tsaaa tjartf sv4 eaalr.
kiinm FIKIAT. MakTET A CO.
AT ay a ly AUaana.Ca.
THI3 PAFER tt'rZrsZZJ:
r-mmg Imi..w .Kiarco f i -. v1 . " r-
-J M r". - i -9 j ivr-a.
Lore' Philosophy,
. The fountains mlogls with the river,
And lb river with tb ocean)
The Bind of Heaven nix forever
With a tweet emotion.
Nothing In tb world It single;
All thing by a law divine,
In one auo ther's being mingle
Why not I with thlott ,
See tbe mountain kiss high Heaven,
And tb wave clasp one another)
Ho sister Sowar would be forgiven,
If Itdlsdalutd It brother.
And tb sunlight olaspi tb earth,
And lb moonbeams kiss the seei
What are all thee klsslngt worth,
. If thoi kit not met
Pascr Bruin SiitLur.
The Fastest 'I'l-olllng Time on
Uecord.
Rochester, August 12. The n
Dounceuient that St. Julian and Maud
S, would both be trotted, the former to
beat his own best trotting record of
2.121, sod the latter to beat hers and
Sleepy Tom's best pacing reoord of
5.121, was enough to attract a multi
tude of spectators to tbo driving park
to-day. Ffteen thousand people were
present to witness the grand event. At
5 o'clock the California wonder and
king of the turf, St. Julian, was driv
en out on the track by his past grand
stand-by, t)wcn A. Hickook, who is
part owner of the great trotter and al
ways handles him when on the turf
Prolonged applause greeted St. Julian
as he was trotted aro und the track to
get heated for the greatest effort of his
life. He went down past the judges'
tand several times before Hickok
nodded to the judges to give tho word,
Then ho darted around the traok with
out a running mate or anything else to
urge him, making his first quarter in
.33, half a mile, 1.07, third quartor,
1.41, and mile 2.131, the fastest trotting
ever done upon the ltochester track.
The crowd cheered, and those who
were betting that both horses would
lower the best previous record now of
fered to give their opponents odds at
the pools, at tho rate of G0 to $50, It
was forty minutes later when Buird, of
CiDoinnati, drove out tho beautiful six
year old mare, Maud S. Deafening
cheers ensued. Baird nodded to the
judges, and Maud S. was given a send
off. The first time sho came down the
stretch, the traok, weather and every
thing in her favor no less than St
Julian's, she sped away magnificently
and the involuntary exclamation
of the many thousand witnesses was,
"beautiful I" She completed her first
quarter in .32. second in 1.05, third in
1.38, and mile in 2.11 an entire
second lower than tbe best trotting
time on record, and half a second bet
ter than tho best pacer ever went. The
wildest enthusiasm prevailed- To de
scribe it accurately would be utterly
impossible. Everybody knew that tho
best time on reoord bad been made
before the timekeepers had made their
announcement or were consulted. Bets
now rauged at $51 to $80 on Maud
against $50 to $75 on St. Julian, as the
best and faster trotter of the two. St.
Julian was brought out for his second
heat. There was less enthusiasm than
before, but he got away in fino shapo
He trotted to tbe end of the first quar.
ter in 31 1 ; second quarter 1,05 ; third
1 38, and the mile in 2.11, precisely
the same time made by the mare Maud
S. in her first beat. Tbe cheers of the
crowd this time were strangely mingled
with expressions of dissatisfaction,
for not a single expert timekeeper, oth
er than those on the judges stand,
made St. Julian's time less than 2.12
but the official score had to stand. Each
horse had now earned a special purse
of $2,000 offered to each. Mr. Stone,
of Cincinnati, refused to let tbe mare
be speeded again, and Hickok took the
same position. Maud a. was trotted
again, but she made her second mile
in only 2.20, and excused from the
third heat, while St. Julian's third
was trotted in the very ordinary time
of 2 211' Handsome testimonials were
presented to tbe driver of both the
king and qacen of the turf, and this
terminated the greatest trotting event
the world bat ever known.
.taarara-
Nutmrff grow oa trees which look
like pear trees, and are generally over
twenty feet high. The & owm art very
much like the lilr of the rallry: . They
are a pale fellow an! ?ry fragrant.
Tbe atitKeg i tl eeed of the frail, ami
the asace is the thia covericg ef the
eed. Tbe trait it abont larfe at a
pach. Whee ripe it break open aad
shows the little st iaaiJe. The trees
grew oa the ulaeis of Asia. aaJ ia
trcpieal A nrie.
Hancock smt the Benlh.
"It was merely a 100'ial visit and do
more," remarked General Hanoock to
tho Herald reporter, when asked to
give the particulars of his all-night vis
it to Greystooo the country seat of ex
Govornor Tilden. "Mr. Tildon Invited
me to Groystone soma time ago to
spend the night, and I made the visit
pursuant to an engagement already
made."'
It was half past four o'olook yes ter
day afternoon when Gen. Hanoook re
turned to Governor a Island. lie look
ed fresh and had a cordial nod and
pleasant smile for everybody; and
certainly had nothing in bissppearanoe
to indicate a prolonged and wearisome
vigil with Gov. Tilden over the tub
ject matter or phraseological dross of
bis letter of acceptance. Late as the
hour was quite a number were waiting
to see him, although many having be.
como tired bad returned to the city
Among the visitors to the Island were
Gen. D. M. DuBose, ez-member of
Congress from Georgia; Gen, John T.
Harris, member of Congress from Vir
gioia, and Judge T. Maokuy of South'
Carolina. While they were waiting
the General's arrival, they talked very
freely to the Herald reporter of politi
cal matters in their respeotive States.
Eaoh gave it as his unqualified opinion
that his State would at tho next elec
tion give a large majority for Hancook.
"Why," said Judge Mackay, "the
election of Gen. Hancook is tho most
ardent wish of the Southern people
will tell an incident that occurred in
in my own town recently as an index
ot the Southern sentiment. Over 10,-
000 people oolleoted to celebrate the
completion of a monument' to Confed
erate soldiers killed during tbe war,
On the monumental shaft fifty feot
high were the names of 2,800 who had
sacrificed their lives in tho great frat
riuidul strife, most of whom had fallen
bcfoie Gen. Hancock's guns at Gettys
burg. When the services were over
the meeting resolved itself intoa Han
cock meeting. You never saw such
enthusiasm. . Men, women and child
ren cave deafening cheers for Han
cock." 1 ) ; ; ' j
"There is no less enthusiasm in my
State," said Gen. DuBoso. "Tho peo
ple there like Hancook, not only be
cause he was a fighting man, but be
cause when the war was over he was
tho first one to extend to them his
hand.". . . . ? 1:
."Last Fourth of July celebration
was the first one," said Gen. Harris,
"that has been celebrated in my state
since. 1860, and it was celebrated as
much as anything over jubilation of the
nomination of Gen, Hancock."
A. Ills I'oet (or Yarn) by Illff
. i Foot Wallace.
Tanner, the fasting doctor, in New
York city, received the following let
ter from "Big-Foot" Wallace, the
noted Texas scout :
"In the year 1862 I was in the north
west portion of Texas, and while on a
scout two companions and myself be
came detached from our company. We
were attacked at night by the Indians,
my two companions killed, and our
horses stampeded, 1 escaped in the
darkness with only the clothes on my
back and my revolver 'and bowiokoile.
The next morning while attempting
to reach a pool of water in a rocky ra
vine, 1 fell and fractured my left leg
about midway between ankle and
knee, both bones being . broken.
At the edge of the water pool was a
deposit of tough tenacious wet clay.
I bound the broken limb with my
shirt torn in strips, and then plastered
it over thickly with the clay keeping
it as quiet as possible, and frequently
renewing the clay poultice- Daring
tbe firbt three or four days I suffered
much from hunger. I nsed water
spiriogly, and kept my belt comfort
ably tight about my want. For one
day only, I think it was the 9ih or lOlb,
I became flighty at inUrvi.a. Tbe
twenty first day after tbe accident I re
moved the bandages and found to my
great joy, the brokea bones were re-n-ni'ed.
Worked my way for several
hoodred yards, wbea I became ex
hausted and sought tbe aheltcr of a
shelving rrtk, where I toon dropped
into a fi-.fal sleef that I was aroused
from by tbe howling of a eoyote wolf,
which watlata few yards from soe.
I look deliberate aits, bitted awy aad
ki'ied Lie : thea I eat hit threat aad
tacked his blood astil I had swallow
ei a Mt or not. re, when 1 was est,
pel'ied to stop ly violent cramp ia say
ttomich. After tafferlag at!J a-
gonies for an hour or mora the pain
gradually subsided, and I fell into a
sound and refreshing slumber. This
was the first food that had gone into
my stomaoh for twenty-one days.
An almost insatiable dos'ue seised
me to fill my stomaoh with the raw
flesh of the wolf. I knew it would be
death to do so and partly relieved my
hungry criving by chewing tho flesh
and only swallowing tho juice.
roasted the hams of the wolf, on whioh
I subsisted for the next two days,
swallowing very littlo of the flesh, but
all the juico I could oxtract by con
stent ohewing. During tho two days I
walked eight miles . and roaohod the
fort, where I was reoeivod as one from
the dead. I was put in hospital, and
under skillful diotary managomont I
slowly recovered my : health and
strength. My ordinary weight prior
to my starvation was about 205 pounds.
The seeond day aftor my return to the
fort I weighed 1201, My height is C
feet 11 inches."
Trlnmphnnt completion r the
Wonderful Fast ot Mr. Tan.
tier.
Now York Aug. 7. DrTanneroom-
pleted his 40th day at noon to-day.
As soon ns tho time was up the crowd
oheerod Tanner enthusiastically. A-
bout 1,000 persons were in tbe hall and
an immense erowd on tho side-walks.
He at once drank a glass of milk ' and
called for a Georgia watermelon.
This be lapped, dug his hand into and
ate heartily of. When remonstratod
with, hn asked to be loft alone saying-
"No, my Lord; I am running this now."
When he plaood a glass of milk to
his mouth he remarked: "Gontlemon,
you don't believe that's good."
The signal for the expiration of the
fast was announcod by a whistle in the
vioinity. When it blew Tanner had a
peaoh in his hand, but before ho could
put it in his mouth somebody snatched
it from him. In response to the plau
dits of the assemblage, Tanner, who
was sitting upon a chair placod on tho
table, raisod his handkorohief over bis
head,
At a quarter past twelve Tanner was
taken from the tablo and left the hall
in a coaoh in charge of Dr. Gunn.who
took him to his own rosidenoe where
he will undergo oaroful treatment.
During the morning about 2,000 poo
pie visited tbe hall.
Just before noon his temperature
was found to be 99, pulse 92 and res
p:ration 17. . His weight at the end of
the fast was 1211 pounds, showing a
loss of 3G pounds during the forty days.
New York August 7. On leaving
the hall Dr Tanner walked, unassisted
dawn stairs with a slice of melon in
his hand. Ho received an ovation
from tbe crowd in the street, shops
and windows, and exhibited much
gratification at the hearty reception.
He ordered the covering of tho carriage
thrown back and - joked and talked
with the crowd that surrounded the
vehicle After two or three dozen
persons had grasped his hand, two
accompanying physicians had to grasp
him by the arm and hold him in his
seat to prevent him from tiring him
self out, as they feared a serious re
action from tho exertions. On reach
ing the residence of Dr. Gunn, 'Dr.
Tanner at ouce lay down in the front,
parlor nd endeavored to sleep
Tbe milk and watermelon bad not
disagreed with him. Dr. Gunn. him
self is reported ill through exertion
At 7 30 he was rusting quietly in good
oinditioo. . He has eaten of watermel
on in small quantities, three or four
times without deleterious effect.
New York, Augut 7. Dr. Tanner
drank one ounce' of Hungarian
wine, after which he ale a small slicj
ot a melon. At 4 '30 he was eating
with great relish a piece of beef steak.
He did not swallow the fibre, but only
partook of the jaice of the meat. He
saw no visitors during the afternoon,
and was reported ia excellent spirits-
Parlfic Comal Malsnon Ftahlnsr.
We" were at Mr. Hume's cannery
wbea one boat aaloaded 171 fiae sal
mon from one half a act. Tbe mea ia
the boat aot having storage room for
aay more, the net waa cat ia two aad
tbe temuader of the fish taken iate
two other baU. It was sapposed!
that nearly 500 lh had herieaogbt ia!
thia toe net. Wesiwlwe other me
ia soother boat wh were compelled to
take ap their aetwitaoat stopping to(
ex trie tU (h. They had 223 sal
aaoa, all ia rental. Astoriaa. j
Bnrdette) Eaonpea.
Sometimes when I look back over
my Hie I am auiiiod to. sea. how tho
pages of its reoord are dotted with
hair breadth esoapes. I esoaped the
hsrdahips and dangers of the revolt
tionary war by waiting until the war
bad been over about sixty yoars before
I was born. When the Brooklyn thea .
ter burned I waa in Burlington. When
tbe yol low fever broke out in Now Or
leans I was in Minnesota and 1 imme
diately tkipped out for Canada. When'
I was a boy in school one day all tbe
boys in school wore flogged all round
for robbing an apple orchard, and the
flogging didn't do a bit of good, for
every beggar of them had the cholera
morbus that night all the same. And
I? I was attending another school
twenty-throe miles distant Whon al
of my brothers snd sisters were down
with tbe soarlet fever, I was south
with the army, and when I read tho.
letters from home I laughed aloud to
think of my great good fortune, and
that I would only hayo to be shot at
onoe or twioo a week instead of having
to tako medioine three times a day.
v hen a man oomos to the offioo with a
littlo bill, nino timos out of ton I am
out. And if, by some astonishing
blunder, I am in, then, indeed, I aw ,
mora unfortunate, but the man is in 110
bettor luok than bofore.
A Ueorfflnn Mandarin.
, '.''
August (0 ) Chronicle.
Dr. Young J. Allon, a missionary of
the Methodist Charoh South, now at
Shanghai, has bobn made a Mandarin
by the Chinese govornmont. He ia the
first foreigner who has received the
distinguished honor. Tho position of
Mandarin is a civil office of groat dig
nity among the Chinese. Tbe Emperor
of China, in whom is vested tbe appoint
ing power, never makes a. Mandarin un
less ho is profoundly learned. . Dr. Al
len is a native of Georgia. He was bora
in Coweta county. ' He graduated nt
hmory College1 about tbo yoor I860.
Immediately after leaving college he
wont as missionary to China, where for
twenty years ho has done noble and de
voted work among that pooplo.. So
familiar is bo with the Chinese tonguo
that for a number of years ho has edit
ed a literary review in that language.
About two years ago he visited the
Unitod States. Before entering on big
missionary labors he joined tho North
Georgia Conference, and is still a mem.,
ber of that body. He is a pure, noble
learned man, and Georgia will oertainly
hear with pride of the marked distioa-
tion which he has won.
A Ilrave. Hoy.
A ton year-old, whoso'Iegs were re
eently cut off by a train of cars at Du
buquo, Iowa, was too plucky to make
any fuss over the incident. When the
little fellow was takon homo his legs
hung limp, but he did not complain.
Not a tear stood in bis eyes, but tho
tender look he gave those who stood
by told plainly that he was suffering
great agony. After the doctor bad
dressed his wound ho called his pa
rents, sisters and brothors to his bed
side, kissed one and all farewell, snd
left a tear upon their cheeks. A sec
ond time he called his mother to his
side, placed his little arms about her
her neck, sad said: "Mother, I am
going to die in a -few minutes. Pleaso
forgive mo for not minding you."
With this .tbo little fellow fell back,
sod as the mother said, "Yes, my an
gel," and took another look at his faoe,
she found him . dead and beyond all
pain and suffering. ,
"light am Well Have Heen.
Quite a number of darkies, young
aod old, ircie fithingdowo on Knhne'a
wharf yesterday, when a boy of about
12 fell off, and would have tmt with a
watery grave had it not beeo for tbo
energy aod presence of mind of old
Uncle Moe. After the boy was safely
landed a bystapder took occasion to
praise olj M3e for the heroism bo
bad dinplayed.
"nityottrsopT'anVeJ the pympa
tketie LyaUaJcr.
"No, Djsj, but he moat jis as well
a beep. He had all tbe bait ia bis
pocket" ttalveat'm News.
A pretty actress settled her advertis
ing bill with a Little Rock aewspjper
last week by kisiag tbe editor. Ar
kansas editors doa't get very rich, bat
they tar a heap ' fan.
Tbe individual who first exclaimed,
My sols fee oa Iby gaarJ," was rroh
aS'y steppiag along a dark alley lined
frits' haaiaa tkis.

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