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r.K. MAYERS, Proprietor.
LOVE TOE OUR TEIEUDS ; COUKTESY TOE ALL; FEAR FOE NONE. Terms Two Collars per Year in Advance VOLUME 41. SCKANTON, MISSISSIPPI, Fill DAY, NOVEMBER 27. 1885. xuMBEit no: NEW ADVEBTXSEM ENTS. .-w.unUaUii THE CHEAP CASH I! MR ID - Have removed 3 floors abevo their old stand to . 119 DA I I'll I V STREET, . . Look at tli o wonderful reductions made since our removal : 150 pairs ?fo wool grey blanket now at 50o per pair. 150 nail 76 wool (l.tio wliite blaukets 10-4 now at 90o er pair. -ttf3 bed comforts reduced from 75 to &0c, 60 pairs 11-4 $5 all wool California white blankets now at 1 13.50. 400 paira 10 4 wool white blunketa werefSJiU before our removal uowat J.50 pr pair iuu piecea nioe sou ma Islnuu domestic at 4e per yard. 100 pieces blenched domestic warranted no dresaiug yd wide at 4 and 6e per yd. 100 pieces beet round thread Georgia homespuns lit 5c per yard. 50 pieces all wool tilled Cashinieree all colore unci bluck 38 luclieawida at l'JJo. 100 piecea single width Cashinieree all colors at bo per yd. 100 piecea wool plaid now atylea usually sold at l'ij now at 7o per yd. 5 cafcee lull 10-4 beat brown sheeting ut 15c per yd. 6 easea full 10-4 beat brown bleached sheeting at 15o per yd. 100 piecea beat 8itnpaou t mourning colicoa at 5c per yard. 100 pieces beat ataudard calicoo worth 7 and So now at 4 and So per yard. pieces Rodman's all wool Doeskin Jeans, always sold at 50c per yard now Tvi put down at 25c per yd. This Is the bicgest drive ever offered In this City. i?J 50 pes 15c Ky Jeans slightly damaged at 7c pr yd. Just think 20c for pr Pants (q, CO piecet of 20c Kentucky Jeans at 10c per yd ilightly damaged. Only 10 pieces left of our 40c tool Coisimerei at 20o per yard. 35 piecea warranted all tcool Red Flannel at 12Jo per yd. 0 pieces grey wool twilled tlanuol at 8o per yard 10 puree entra heavy all waul white Shaker Humiel at 2ro per yd. 10 piecea genuine Uilberia J'-d white flannel all wool ' iKms never aold leas than 60o. ti'i piece celebrated F A C red twilled thinnel t?o per yard. 'I bin ia an immense Job lot wu closed out. They are good i that are aoMa l;uver this place ut 40o pr yii 50 piecea heavy moss ticking ut 5u per yard . f.n pea -i fu .ther ticking at I'Ha. 100 piecea good Mo Caul on liaiiiiul ut 5c per yard. 100 pea sea island doinetie :W inehe wide nt So per yd. Kevor aold leas than 8c. !&0 jiieees heavy Georgia lloiuesiuns niuud thruud ut 50. Never (old lets than Ho. 150 i 1-4 white spreads ut 75o each. 50 pieces We craxh for towehug reduced to 4o yd. 5 pieces double widib wuter-proot IJ yards wide nt 50c per yard. 100 DOZ UES1 ALL WOOL IIKPFLASXEL SHHTS AXD DHA EliS ATfx, v5 EACUorWe J OU THE SUIT. 100 DOZ GESTS MERIA'OlSlllUTS at 'iOc. SOU lzen getits lull regular inu.le I runcli liuilirigau socks at 10o per pair. This ia a nock that has been anld as rheup ut '20c. W e new oiler them ut lOo. 10jdo;u gents wool soeks ut 10c per pair, uver sold less than 20j. 100 dozeu gents forks ill coluretl, striped and unbleached at 5o per pair.' 100 dozen itiisca lull regular made honn iu dark colors at 10c per pair. CO iloz breaklasr hIuiwIh ut 10c each. 50 gross ivory enllar luillous ut 5c per doien. f.0 giwsa nrtil cert bultousat 5i per pair. WOO gross iOo uinial dress lint tun all colors ut 5c per dozen. This is a big drive a prelly us tiny 2"e metal button ever sulci. 150 doZHti genuine Alexanders (I kid gloves all sizes and colors ut 50u per pair. 100 iio4'ti ladies full regular nia lj li.ilbi'ig iu hose ut 15c; per pair. fciKHi ilozoii riek rack luui Is oue number only ut :lc per dcizeu. llead'lhis. it Hue-tooth comb and 1 coarse-touth com bund 1 good hair brush all for 89c 100 dufen best toilet soap. 3 cukes neatly done up iu box with oue wash rag fur Hoc. W ui o c liming out our over-stock of genuine l.ons UU Uouritic ucrur sold less than Mu for 7c per yard by the bolt i nly, t lota'gcnts ataticliiig eoliurs pure li:ien odd sixes at JJo each. 100 dozeu gents puio 1 lien 4 ply standing and turn dowu col'ura at 6 und 6c outfc. Maiiio collur us you are paying 12e for. 100 (lot gouts $1 uiifuuniliied white shirts 3 ply linen bosoms, eufTs and collars 50c each 'J papers heat English pins bookfoid with 1 low bluck pins in each book for 5c each. 15 pupcrs best Knglitdi hiarpius for 5u. 1 gross dust of pearl dress buttons tor 10o. Vi doz dress China buttons for 5n. 10J dor. 1 idics pure linen hemned hcLkls at 5c each U00 doz ludies hemueilcoloriHl bonier hilkfs at iiio "ueh. Ouly;u fcw Dinre b it id those beuutifnl'uieklo pluted hand-bags at 20o each. Come eaily aud don't mind tile lush aa we ure alwuva rushed.- - WILSON & LOZANO, Removed to lltf Dauphin Street, 3 doors abova their old stuud October 23. 1885. cin34-ly 8CKANTO.V. wm. r iauia. w. M. CASTT Parham & Canty, 5CSANX0N, KIS3. This ia to infi.rm tbo citizena of Scran ton aud vicinity that we hava rented the store formerly occupied by W. A. Dawson, on Kreha avenue, north side Railroad, which we will keep well-Ill eu with a good asortmuut of ' DRY fiCQDS, fjOTIONSj GROCERIKS, TINWARE, CROCK EUY, ' CANNED GOODS, iUMACCO, C1UAUS, Etc. all of which will be aold at the lowest figures for the Cash. Give na a trial I PARIIAM A CANTY. Septomber !8, 1885. 29-ly CIIPMSIE, Sctanton,' Hiss. Ijliave apened in the atora. formerly oo cnpied by lUli.KT, Khodrs'a H ildkh, and will keep on band' food aasortnieut ot Staple and I s Dry Grot eriea, Feed, Dry Goods, .Kstiaoa, . Ilatdwarev vT in ware. Crockery, etc., which will be aold at the Very lowest market prioa for CASH only. Call and sea toryonraelves. A. M. JORDY. March 80, 1HT,. j.lr HEW. AIIDITIEAT v. -AkK .TUB i . n .i ,ii TonsoriaParlors XYitz D. Ecchtr KREBS AVENUE, . SCRAWTOW, MISS. Having recenllr built m new! comforta "ia and enmroocliori barber ahop, I am prepared to aerva eoataaiors io the best un and at rity prices. Nona bat FIrst-Ctasa Artlate. employ4 la- iy eotubliohwtit,- and 'n-r tMa rely npin beinj promptly " artitica iy aerv.il. Heaving, bacr f",n-oiioiug, dyeing. ee dee the imotaiyia. . F. D I TC'T. ' ! Jon eel l'Hngjn tie clUptl euro i t ft t!,'s HOTIOH HOUSE OF - River Side House By IIrs.lL A. Aniiws, beranlon,"7Ji$t. Situated at tbe foot ot Dal mas avenne, a most pleasant locality iui in mediately on Paseagoula River and only about three minutes' walk from tbe depot. The River Hide He ia aneeeaaor'to the !ate "Trav eler's Rest" of Mom I'oiut, and ia nnder the aame proprietorship. The patronage of siugla gentlemen aud fumileaiolioited. lerma reasonable. April 10, 1H85. " 6-ly Blalack's Hotel ASD Livery Stable, South Side K. R. Depot, Hcranton, Alisstsslppi. Jan. 19, 1885. . . , . 46 ly - .m SPEHGLER HOUSE, ' CP-TOWN HOTEL, ' . -AND - OPPOSITE CAPITOL,' ' JACKSON, MISS. European and American Plan CHFM. HISCKLE, Proprietor. Doe. 14' 8S3L VVl.A?iaafvryvvyi', ob rrintin'r. I we Print. . Al lower rates than elav kerein tbe fvmth, Cama, Letter aud bill Hds. I n- veiijfa. I'reTac!im-, I ot- r. line la, liiaiiks. i'amist- le aici Cit V! i ! ! C PBOKKSSIONAL. rVv?BVLuZ ' ' VKlUTr. TjRAME A. EVEBITT. ATTORNEY3-AT-LAW, aWantea, Hit. Wft! practice io nil the er.urta of the Berautk JoctnUl dMrict. sect tin Fuclorul wit Supreme eoirt. of tli. State. B . April J, ldei "I QHAS. S. MERRIWETHEH rrOKSIEY A COUNSELLOR.-AT-LAW, AirmnUa. MiM. ORlre ad.oinln rwkluBca aa Paseagoala atr Mareb M. 1SS3. J V . nios. a. roau. UAXTZLaa. rORD 4 DANTZ LE R- ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS-AT-LAW. Will practice in the oountios of Jauksoa aad usrrUKMi. OtUt: cScranten, Mm. DMKber 14. 1S84. 4My G. EVANS, JR., ATTORNEY-AT L4.W, Xinuiip)it Oily. Mui. Will prsetlee la all the eoorta In tta JuclicUl district. OfU alto at MutUriypi City. NoTc-mtx-r W, ISS1 1 n SEAIV- AiTOENEY & COUNSELLOR-AT-LAW, Ftactiom la all th. eonrts of the Seventh 3 ail elnl cliiitrioU Utl.SSJCK .SAL. BLOOMjntUJ 1EAL A BLOOMFIEL.D ATTORNEYS A COUNSELORS at LAW Aeranton, ltiu. Will practice in H th. eoart of Juksan conatv. .........r will iMiiitinu. to orautice io bis uidi- vIJiikI causeity hi all lb. courts ol tue Heveaui J a dicisl dUtriet Jsnuaiy 1. 1SS4. 43-ly pa: M. CTv AUGHAN DENTIST, ifMf Point, UUt. Will sttond all calls aloaK the aoart la bis profes . : I'srties deairtug bis mttIcms caa address . m at Mim foist, Unci. siucta St, 1S4. ' sy n H WOOD - A'lTORNEY A COUNSE.LLOR AT LAW Moil Paiat, Mill. i 'radioed la th. erarU af Jarkasa. Barrlsoa, snvock, Perry aiid Utueu Jun. 11. iaa.1. 4 ly D. BRAGG " PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, U-idmi Mini Point, Mm- OffliHi at StKwart'a druir atemt. Moaa Point. Miaa. Will praotlc. at aiuw Foist, Serautoa, tb. ooa- abor. sad vlclslty. ' R. U. A. THURBER- DENTIST, 14 BaroHM ttrett, Km Meant, . Bovine rrceutlv rsturneil to tli. rltv caa fo unit at th. aUov. Ruaiuer, preparwl to do -auy woi s 111 ia. iim Of ueuusKry, 8c.pt. J, IJB4. fit), )6. 1B84.-90 ly Fire Insurance E. W. Morrill, Agrt., Liverpool and London and uiODO ins. uo Office : Most Point, Mitt. Inanrance on dwellings specially so .Jet tod. Oct. 1!), 18S5. 33-ly siif Half Vim Hotel, Mississippi City, Miss.. Midway between New Orleans and Mobile, on the Louisville and Nashville K. K, TBS LARGEST, FIEST AXD BEST VESTILATEn BOTEL O.V TBE GULF COAST. Magnificent Lawns, shaded by live oaks, ten acrea iu extent, iu perfect order. Dinning aim nsning unsurpassed, uuly Spanish Mackerel grounds ou the coast. All passenger tialna atop at the lute I station, distaooe but a pleasant walk. Baggage free. A brass and string band of selected urt- tlsts. Cuisine aannot be surpassed. Every comfort and luxury of borne and hotel life. Tbe tiuest balL-aoom ia the bo nth eep erste from the hotel. ; Bar, billianla and teu pius, and all oilier am use men ta lor old autl yonng. Pertect eleanlineaa in ell dr-partmenU iu prime ouject. Extra d i liners and anppera a apecialt nou. e;KU?r roT aud WiLUAM rASKMon in office. CoL Octave Lakdrt, Asst. Manager. rx-SMntk ffso M W""k 17 M rNUt.M,.M,,H.l..H,... ., a oQ Ceatraet lutes with Fsasiaes.. C. E. KMKIlKH Pmi.ri. July 10, ISH5. 19-if f.lontross House. . outxinaiii, .,, Open Summer - and .'inter. The enderaigned proprietor and aana. Iter ot this di iiebl till geumcie resort, re spectfully ini'ntuis the ttaveling pnblie. ejeeiUy winter lonrista eoming Koeth, that he as now prepare! te ofier FlKS'l' CLA.SS ACCOMMiHUTIUMi to; those visinng Jiiloxi. This Hotel ia existed dirwtly en the beach of the Gnlt ef V.exicn, and aflorda . I'J. t'iTIXG. nr;G, 1X55 153 The at-rewibilitr. pure air and freedom from malaria, reader Biloxi one of tbe moat deeirahle spota on tbe Galf a bore. tiUX rirst r.4M Estsi Eeatiaallt. AfcoiK-stions for rooEis by mail or tele-gr;-b wil melve prompt at'em-i.B. . . V. J. jwo.vi'kosa. " tober 31. I-I. S5 tf THE COURTS. EEGULAB TERMS. Circuit Court-Seventh District. 8AM UKL H. TKKKAL. Judge. JAM. 11. KEVILLK. District Attorney Clarke eoustv, Urctt Moudsy iu February sad Auirat, eoutiuiiinx twelve days. Kouiper oounty, tirst Mondny la March aud September. OTDtihuina twelve days.- Ijiuilerdale rouuty Hrat Mnadsy In July and January, eoiitiimuig tweuty-four judicial days it bucciotcMireilHirHS, Wsvue eniinty. flrrt Moudsy, Iu April and Otto ber, ntutiniiluir six days. Uieeu. county, aMxal Masslay la April and Oe tolxcr. t.mlinuinp six daya. ' I'erry wmutv, ivnitll tlcoaday stef fourth Moa day in Asrll aitMc!ltwr. ' ilarhm euunty. Kivtk Monday after fuarth Moa dav in April and October. HauciKk county, tliiill Immtay after fonrth Moudsy ia April and October, coatiuuiug twelr. dllrrlaon eminty, first Mnsclay after fourth Moudsy in April and October, cootineiug twelv. kwm county, third Moudsy of April sad Octo ber, ooutiniiiiijt twelve days. Chancery Court -Seventh DIst. SYLVAKCS KVAS8, Chsneellor. v' Jaekaon county, tlrat Monday ef March and Sep tember, eontiimiiixsix daya. iismsou eoliuty, aeeouil jAODeuy iu aarcu anu 8epteiulier eontiiiuuitf six daya. Iluuc.N k doiinly. third Monday in March and September. aintiuuilMI aix daya. Crieene eouuty, second Monday 'n April and Oc CnW ...ntin.tinir aiv ill4va. Marion county, fourth Monday in March and Scnbsuber, ecntiniilne aix uaya. Terry ccmuty, flrat Mobdsy after the fonrth Mon Aa.r in Uwh Vnil Kcntmher. eonttauinit aix dava. Waynseenaty, fourth Mimday aiU the fourth Monday of March aud September, continuing aix "fJlarke county, Hrat Monday In May and Novem- Iu. nnTitlmiiiiir atv dava. Ijuidenlale eountv, third Monday of May and Jiovomlier, conlinulnr twelve uaya. Ketnner conutv. aeo nd tlonday Ul May sad X' amlMir nontfnutna aix dsvs. . Monthly rules of Chancery Court on Brat Mon day iu each month. Official Direotory Jaokeon Oonnty. Clerk of the Courts Walter M. Denny. Bherill Johu K. Clark. Treasurer 8. K Thoinnson. BuiToyor K. W. MorriU. . Aaatcssor A. A.VaiiKhan. Co. Supt. Pub. Ed Dr. 11. L. Howie. Postofllcc Hours. is sr Scranton ltoatoftlre : Open from 7 o'clock am. to 1 p. at. From 3 o'clock n.m. to 8 u.rn. Sunday Otncnnpen half an hour before aud after departure of mall trains. AlK. JIary O. Laikd, P. M. JitNtlce Courts. Judge J. V. S tun- hold a regular tenna of court nt tbo courthouse in Brraatou the tirat aud third Wednesday in each month. At Oraugo Grovo 1st aud 41 Tuesdays in uch uionlh, Hoard of Health, Jarknon Co. S. S. Henry, president, Dr. W. A. Cox Dr. M. Joore, J. W. Stewart and V. S, Dotlson, sr. Dr. W. 1). Biagg, port pby sici'in and tieultu omi er, STATE DIRECTORY. Gorarnor" Robert 1 .owry L eiitenaiit-Goveinnv G. D. Rlianda. Treasurer W. L. llriuingwuy. Becretury ot Stato 11. C. Myers Auditor S. Gwiir. Attorney-General T. C. Ciitcliings. Sup't of Ed"eation .1. A. Smith. Librarian Mis. M. Moritney. Sun't Peuitciii'iury T. .J. .McOnihton. Cup't IiiKune AsVlnm -Dr. T. (:. Mitchell bup't Deal and' Dumb Institute li Doybins. Knp't Blind Institute Dr. W. 8. Lang- ley. Revenue Agent Wirt Adnius. ' Laud Commissioner P. M. Doherty. ir- SCPKRM K COURT. i Chief vJnstice J. A. P. Camiilwll. Asaociuta Justices James M. Arnold Tim E. Cooper. Clerk Oliver Clifton. RAILROAD COMMIHSIONKItg. John M. St3.ie, president: W. B. An gnat us. W. A. Mc Willie, members; C. C. Caiupooll, clerk. Scranton Directory Baptist Elder O. D. Bowen, pastor. Preaching first and third Siibbutbs in each month at 6 p.m. Sabbatb-achool every Sunday at 9 a.m., J. Nuileon, auperinteiid- eut. Fire Company. PcftASTow Firr Company No. 1. S. K Thompson, president, Jaa. Smith, fore man. Regular meeting first Aoutlay niglit tu each month. Moss Point Directory. Cburclie. Methodist Rev. R. J. Jonea. pastor. Preaching every Suuday. Prayer meet- lug every Ihnrsciay evening. Uapiiht- t-Wer O. 1). Howen. paster Preaching first and thiid Sabbaths in each atJIa.m, r kksbvtkriax Kev, 1). O. Bvers, pae- tor. rreachimr every second ana fourth Sabbath at 10:30 a.m. Prayer meeting every vteaneeuay evening at m p.m. Societies. Gulp Lodok Kmghts or Hono No. S484-Meet on tirst and fourth Saturday D Khta or each month. W. V. Hrsci. 1).: Ira W. Broome, V. D.; E. T. Hendon.A. D.; J. K. MrLeod, R.; E. W. Morrill, F. li. ; G. J. Anilvrson, G, : Jos. SchrtUer. G.: B. Smith.S. Medical Examiners Die. W. D. BraL'g and I. K. MrLeod. fASCAOOl'LA Lntoa A. F AJTDA. m. No. tMt d rests tUid Saturday bight in each month. T. A. Coulson, W. M,; W. Watkina.8. W-; J. L. DanUlor. J. W.; ctrrmer, Ireas.; C.'rl. wood. becT : J. K. McLeod. 8. D.; H. G.Dempf, J. D.; . L. Uowae, 8. and T. S. L. tluvzi R. A. Cbaftkr No. 1U. Meeta eeeoud Satunlar niuht in each month. T. A. Coaleon, H, P.; J. W. Morris, King. lOft4f)lc? Ilfi Mall. -Posrofiu-e oieu Iroio o a.ai. to 8 a.m. every day. Ua rinmiays onea from to 10 a.m. and from i to t BJm. lettera for register will be reeeired nring the week Irons 8 a.m. till 3;.'lUp.n. o letters regiMeied ou Suuduva. nor alter henrs on a eek davs. ARRIVAL AND PtPASTCnK or MAIIJI. crrma SeranUm-r-Xn ives at :3," a.m. and I.-15 p.m. Departs ut 9.1."i a.m. and Ai p.m. . , ieniewiciV i-Arrirea on Wecliiea- ays and Satnnlas at 6 p. in. Departs H VondsTS sa l 1 1 i ''( at fi a m. fi. CA.-lAM'.iiJl, P. M. TBK tOLlTAUt HOSE. (Do eiaaaaM eeileiai.) A Gcriuau song, composed by Ilcrmre, translate I and dedicatMl to the Shakes peare Quartette Club by Sol Murx, Ea (. A bumlet lies deep in tbe vale, A tender rose ia bloonitug (here, The like on neither hill nor dale Is aoen so beautiful, so fair ;' Aud when 1 came, the rose to see, A feeling strange stole over ma. "O lovely rose, O rote o fair. O bad I never seen thee there!" "Wilst, lovely rose, thou go with Inet" I ask'd with looks, love-beaming, eoy, . "Sholt'at on iiiy heart rest bloomiujly, Which beats for tbee in silent joy ; Thou 'i t lonely aud forsakeu here, I prithee follow mo, my dear!" '0 lovely roao, O rose o fair, O had I never seou tbee there!" The rose replied: "My thanks to thee, 0 wand'rerfor thy frieudly grace, But aad would I forever be, Were I to leave my native place. Hence, pray do leave, do part from me Audgratefully I'll think of time!" O lovely oho, O rose so fair, O, bad I never aeeu thee there '" 1 loft, but from the vale below, The rose bids, smiling still, adieu, Where'er ( am, Imro'cr go, The charming, youthform I view. My days, my nights kuow no repose, Thou took'st my heart, thou lovely rose "O lovely rose, O rose so fair, O bad I.uuvcr seeu thee there V BETSY HAMILTON. 8I1K TKL1.S OF TI1K LUG MEETING AT SWINGING LIMB. From (be Atlanta Constjtutiou. I proiniaed to tell yon about tliat trip we'n na all took to criiii'inaw's, so I'll pitch right into it "without procceilinV' 11S ohl lit other Colo aiiys. Griin'inttw lives away pp Owl Hollotv, iu tbe Coosa, river valley, and we'n na all went to see ber inu and maw and pap and buddy and Con mii Saleny and Sister Flurriily TeiinyHV. v t. chilluns was all lit tlo lellovts then, and I never had lC47ii now li its in my lite 'cept Tal ledega town fno tiine. Alaw slio packed tli all in the oi-wajruin'and Piip he drove and it tuck us up wards of three days to f't ther. We ea tu lied out two uighta ou the road. We umucht have got ibar quicker it we'd liad 8 lull mules us Buddy Las got now ; roulea, you kuow, is so good to keep the road, even if they run away; out we ill iv Old iitick and Rrindie (them's our steers). And if you dou't kuow steers, they are sorter like a tlee dog, gwine ahywbars ; they winds about all over tbe road, aud makes two miles otit'n one. Old Briudle iu pat tickler is so beadstronjr you can't gee haw biui ; be puts me in miud or pap wuen lie is tilit never wants to keep the road, gits bis legs taasled and goes "cata watnpus" hero and tbar across the road, tust ou oue side aud theu tbe other. Grau'inaw's bouse is a. double- lop cabin, with a chirabley at each eend aud a piatzer lietw'u, n lott overhead, and two shed rooms back. Jt is sot right at the foot of Big later Mountain, that is so bigb it is most dinner time 'tore the sun baa riz, and 3011 wouldn't know. when day come if you didn't hear sran'pap a-callnr ot bis uogs and u yellin' at the goats. They've got some good river 001 to in unit that makes 'cm a plenty: they raise evcr'tbing they eat and wear, card aud apin ami weave tbeir own own cloth, and dou't git 110 bought track 'cept a Heetlo grain of sugar aud cofli-e to keep lor sickness. But it s a powerful benighted set tlemeut. crau'maw 'lowed. They was the most idlesotne aud do-less set over thar back of ber ever she sot evesoii, and was raisiu' of tlie'r cbillan like a passel of mooutuiii goats, without auy sort of larniu' cept devilment. It was summer time, and Uuele (they call tbeir preacbera oucle) asterwood bad gin out last oieetiu' day that they would have a pertracted meet- 11' at Swingiir Lamb meetin' hoase to begin ou Saturday 'tore the third SaniUy ia August; craps would be lay ed by then, and tbey oiuet all come aud fetch diuner, so a to have two aarinonts. The bouse ain't big enough to hold all be folks big meetio' times, so tbey made a bosa arbor outside, driv down stobs, and laid down planks acroos tor benches, and kivered be ground itb straw, and lit it p at mgbt with pine light-'ood res on stands. Uncle Easterwood owed a new preacher named Brother Jeieruiah Cole was coiniu', and be begged everybody to come and fetch tbe'r trieiula, and all ebil lun ; be never said anything about dogs, but tbey 'peaied 10 take part ot tbe iovitM to tbe'rsclven, I never seed the lik of dogs at roeetiu' afore 111 iry lile j all sort and zea, fioai flop jeand bounds dawn t bench lejjsevl fie?, and tbey yelped srouud ail day. Somebody would kick 'cm cut, mid llieyM tuck t'lc'r . Tub BoH IV LAW. The tyj-irfl tnils aud iifuk H" lit buck I liroujfli Amei ii-:iii iiioi!ti'i'-in.MW ) (liei tbo (!iarka,J HliU fiU kickoil uill. iilrnl iiinllipi-in l;tr. Hlio in nffim lt'n jistjiu throe mile cf gr.iu'-puiiV, ' lioiiHtf, kind, und reuHotm lily iutlitit ntid we'tiua nil rij In tlm aHygin. j nt to litT Hii-in-ltt hm 'ie in ie G run 'm aw 'lowed lie ii.ul tooted it i voted to lutt childrrn, heli.fn to iimny Hi'd,niHny h time, and toted j rear mid Iruiu tliein in way ber Sunday nliiie.till kIi poi 'moiat Ibf-y Kliould go, Mini in ttiiknes.s le-, tlinr, und sot dowu on a 1 and I i2 "t onee n ry often t:ivai-iaii, ' put 'cm on, hik! Sid ber old ones under tbe log. Thuroud'nll along was ali-ejitli Mks gwine to meet in', home, iu wagius and some beast-back,tiud th.-ni that didu't have the critters to ride was walfc lu' gals and boys barefooted, and sweethearts swingin' bands, and most all of the gala hM big stick tooth-brushes lull of suuit in tlie'r mouths, and kep' it up in meetiu'. We heum the singiu' a mile 'fore we got thar, and as we driv iu sight wejheani good old uncle Easter wood a lining nut the Ininiyj "Chil diiiig of tbo beuven-U King, , As yer iour-ui sweet-li sing." .J lie ain't got no book larniu', much, but grau'pap 'lowed he workud wbar tbe bigb-larnt ones wouldn't go, and bad done a ower of jiood iu the poverty low grounds ami by ways and hedges ol that settlement; but Ibar was a heap ot stubble ami new grouud to be broke np yet. The house was crammed full, men-folks ;all sett in' 011 oue side, and women-folks on t'other. The arbor was lull too, ami part of the gang was walkiug about under tbo trees, talkiu' and eatin' ginger cakes aud apples, and drinkiu' wa ter meetiu' folks alters wants wa ter. You could see si string ot folks from the arbor fotbe apring nil day, women totin' babies in the'r tun is, and jerkin' two year-old ulong by tbe hand, and it i squawlin' loud enough to skeer the scbreecli owls. A passel ot bad boys was'thar from town to git tlit'r dinner, and make fun of thecrowtl. They sot oil the bench afore us, with them tore down Owl IJoIlow boys, and they whispered, and snickeral, and laughed, and chawed and spit ter backer, and whittled on tbe bench ex, and writ iu tbe liiino books, aud never liearn a word the preacher said. urotuer- Cole riz to the stand, a tall, bigb cbeeked boiied, lean, lank, bungiy-iookiu' man, aud his cloihes tit bun about like a sheet tits a bush when its llmigover to thy Ho don't take no text, nor say no Scriptni'; he list relates tecliiu' little aarenmstanecs that sets the women-folks t sboulia' aud the babies all to yellin' : and that's what makes pap call it a "dis tracted meeting. He tuck hU red handkerclier out of bis hat and wiped tbe sweat oQ'n his face unfastened bis shirt collar, and filing off bis coat like be was gwine to mall and split rails, clear edhis throat, and 'Jowed "Brelher ing and sistering, yot ken sue by Ihe'way old Blaze out thsrisa p.in tin' that I've rid a long ways to lixcoursu to you to day ar ; aud as I am belated, I will pitch right in without proceedin.' I thank toy stairs my head ain't npsot with no sort of book-larnin' ar. I don't have to go to the dictionary to git my text ar. I aiu't none of your bigh larut, stuck up sort ar. I aiu't uever beeu to the city of Maine nor tbe state of New Orleans ar, and I don't waste my time running atter none of your big rich folks ar. Why, my beloved bretb ren, cf Jay Gold bisself was iu a mile ot liere, 1 wouldn't git on my critter to go aud tee him ar. E( be wanted to see me, he'd have to j come to mo ar. Bretberhiir, you may not believe it, but I wouldn't turn.on my heel to see the president bis-seli ar. ' I thank my stair I ain't uoue of yVur bigb Unit here tics ar. Blethering, thar ain't but one kind of ticks 1 know any thing about ar, aud et you don't look out, brethering, you'll git inure of 'em right here in these woods ar, than you ken seiatcb oft in a week ar. I thank my stairs I dou'tbelong to no denomi nation ar. I jined tbe Primitive Baptists, but tbe turned me out be kuse I refused to wash Brother Quailillebiitii's teet ar; and I leave it to any man in the congre gation that kuow s Brother (jejad- dtebam efl aiu't jestifable ar ; and the man that tbiuks I ain't I ain plum willin' to turn the job over to bun ar." lie spit 011 tbe floor, and rubbed bis foot over ir, and preached oil louder than ever. Old Miss Gass sot in to ahoutiu', aud that started t'other, and tbe loud- er be preached, the louder they shouted, and tbe babies yelled, and the dogs barked. It steered the ridin' diners, aud some of 'em got loose, and wbeu meetiu' broke tor dinner 1 was cryiu' tarrible, and didn't know it ''.el Sileuy 'lows. "Betsy, what ails you I" BKTSV 11 A HILTON. It is wrong for manied women to make fuo of old maids. TLey would have been old amids them selves it they hadn't got married. Bred at k'h. njion tlio waters Seated j imife and niiiiisteiinRiiittd. T'jere are lew ueservmo; hoiiM 111 l.iw 1 this country who have not ait a'lt gelio mother-in law, ami to the credit ot most Americans be it said that the motuer-iu-I.ivf is geii-:i!!y ' tbe recipient of a filial attention on ly second tolb-ft rendered to p!m';t own mother. Rvery man, alni'wr, balks unn bla mother a, beinr worthy of the highest aeat In beat"- : en, aud blessed indeed is lie (anil there are many sue.li meu) who can in his heart feel that hi utother-iu- law is entitled to a seat by her side. "Worthy and dutiful soua-ln law make loving and sweet-tempered motbers-iu law." This rule bolds good in nine c ises out of ten, and certainly that fact makes it a pretty good one- It would be well tor ev, etv young man who is a trout to take iiMti himself the important and bappy relation of aon-iu-law to write the above rule on the) tab let of Lis memory, aud redouble the joys and lighten the sorrows of liia by so conducting himself ax to he at once and tor all time deserving of the love and confidence of tbe mother of the wile of bis bosom. Philadelphia Xetrs. A Constitutional Judge. Judj;e , 11 distinguished hwyer iu Mississippi, got drunk and went to bed with bis clo.bcs uud boots 0:1. A friend roused bjin up anl told hitn that he was inakiuj a beast of himself and that it was a great shame tor a man of his abili ty to act iu that manner. "Get, up judge," said be, "and nt leaBt pull your muddy boots oft." Ta w uicU tbe judge replied: "lalways knew yon were not a good democrat. 011 dou't understand tbe first prin ciples of true democracy." 4,Et plain yourself," said bis tiictid, "Well," said tbo Judge, "the first priuciple ot true democracy is (bic) opposition to exercise 0 (hie) doubt ful powers." Detroit Free Prent. As a class, editors of tbe country newspapers have done and are con stantly doing more for their state aud iu welfare and progress thau any other sat of men iu it a horde!. The country uersjaper (iu many respects it is unjust to speak of it as a country paper) is a j4ie.1t cator, a great comtorf, and a great advantage to every community. I lie motiey paid tor IC la the beat inves. meut in the list of J.iuiily ex penses. (JUibe Democrat. Those who wish to give a news- paiK-r fit list a nihil cucoutagcuieut should not simply indulge iu rrvse, but ought to come down vviia ti. dollars. Compliments are appre ciated, but do nut pav priut-is, bouse rents, paper bills and a dozeu other unavoidable items of expense 111 pnolishiug a iiewspper. A great mauy thoughtless persons think a iiewspaiiei' man can roil himself. Panola titar. A western woman recently gavo birUi to live boys at one time, but like Alexander of old, she w;.s dot satisfied. She mimed them Cli've laud. Ileukricks, BavarJ, Lamar and Garland and wept because Abe lidn't have enough' to go tlaougu the cabinet. Ripky iientinel. Nevertheless, she waa "largely Democratic." Tha Louisville Evening Timet, in an editorial oil the subject, ap peals to tbe "boys in gray" to pus their hands Iu their pocket and swell the Grant Monument Fund, w bieli M-ems now to be laugimb tug. That is all vety uice ; but tbe boys ia lilue should have tbe fiit chance. Tbey put their bauds in their, pockets i tie day the general died, and they bavn't yet pulled, out anything for tbe tnonumeut. Tuoofs of Immobtalitt. -If tliis silent, innumerable multitude cati look back into tbe world to-day, tbey mus', we tbink, wonder at the IndiSereme to the faith tbey beltl which is ail cm-led by so many "seek ers tor truth" just now. Was tbe religion ou which Jtbis noble stmr tbeir lives nothing but a lief l)ul tbeir work hi re ibe humanity, thn justice, the ci ilixaiioii which I lie wot Id owes to theni all grow out ot awisciaUe sham f Wat tbeir honesty, their patience, Uiiirsi U eacritice nerved and blooded ith t.tiseUood f llae they gone out of their hard fitrugle here, eMirnnt, into tiie next lite, to find no Cln x-V, no heaven, nothing but le T W b- dres s.iv tht lie belieyia tlaa? TLere ia, after all, po pto-f tn :t waa heait ol tbo ie.irt.)u it I. be trtH's so strot-g .sst'i.it u.i!i, inrit.U!e leg'on m tin- o-l.er and tli 01 k w in. h ibv L l e ,";., beTc1. Pk.ln.l'i hi 's).,'jy i ".. 1