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THE GRENADA GAZETTE.
.ADI) A F t YXK, Editor, and Manager. | j MISS. GRENADA, WHEN ALL IS SAID. > Wbfu all is Halil—when all our words Of love and pleasure, one by one, Bare taken wings and flown like bird! sun— That seek the Southc Naught shall be changed. The sweet delay Of April dusks, the rapturous dawn. The glowing height of golden day, Shall all go The birds shall thrill the rosy bough With ecstasy of spring-tide song; And in the meadows, then as now, The grass shall crowd and throng. There shall be flowers and flowers !—to waste Along the paths where victors tread. Or where the feasters singing haste; And wreaths to deck the dead. I If of and on. And not the less, cool streams shall run Through secret haunts of woodland gloom; And I shall smile On cradle and on tomb. smiles the sun When all is said, soul of my soul! Could all be said of love's delight •Twixt thee and me. though time should roll Ueyond earth's day and nightf —Julia A. Wftherill , in Atlantic Monthly. NOT AN HEIRESS. The Story of Miss Dickson's Legacy. "Yes," said Miss Dickson; "I think now that I can afford to see a little of the world. I've always been tucked down in a cheap boarding-house, doing embroidery on the sly for tho fancy Stores and keeping up a great appear ance on a very slim foundation, and I'm tired of this sort of business. Now I can expand into a lady!" Old Aunt Zeruiah Dodd, down in New Jersey, had been as long in dying as if stie were a blood relation to the Wandering Jew; hut the unavoidable moment had come at last, and she had paid Nature's debt unwillingly enough, ami Miss Dickson was to he her heiress. "There must he a hundred thousand dollars at least," said Miss Dickson. "Good land of liberty! and up to this time I've been counting my pennies and Irving tu make bulb ends meet, to keep out of the poor-house. It don't seem possible! What a world this isi" Mary Ann Dickson, usually called £Aunt Polly," looked at herself in the glaS. She was not a beauty, and it was very plain that she never could he one; but there were possibilities that she might be what was called "stylish," and that was the next best thing. Just about this time hec niece, Mary Ann, came up from the old farm and, ns was natural enough, proceeded Straight to Aunt Polly's boarding-house for a refuge. Aunt Polly regarded her rather sour ly. "What brings you here, child? And note, of all times in the world?" she said. "Grandfather Is dead," explained the child, timidly, "and the old house is sold, and I had nowhere else to go; and the neighbors said there would be lots of ways for a strong girl like me to earn her living in New York." "The neighbors, indeed!" sputtered Miss Dickson. "I wish the neighbors Mould mind their own business. What on earth am I to do with a great girl like you?" Little Mary Ann burst into tears. "Oh, I'm sorry I came!" said she. "I'm sorry I came! But, you know, you have spent three summers at Apple Farm, and you always said you would be glad to see me when I came to the city." Miss Dickson mado a grimace. "What can't bo cured must bo en dured," said she. "And I suppose you'll have to stny. But, mind, child, no 'Aunt Polly-ing' me. I am Miss Dickson now—and you are my maid." "Your maid, Aunt—I mean, Miss Dickson?" "Yes," nodded Miss Dickson. "You expect to have to work for a living, don't you?" "Oh, yes; but—'' "There are no buts." imperiously in terposed Miss Dickson. "Do you sup pose 1 can support you in idleness? I wonder at the impudence of some folks." ■I an: willing to work," sobbed little Mary Ann. "Of course I shall not pay you any Wages. Nobody in their senses would expect that, when you're just out of the backwoods, and will have to be taught every thing. If there is any question of money, it is I that ought to be paid, 1 think. But you'll have your board and clothes—thore will be always enough of my old gowns to keep looking respectable. And, as Iin ing to travel, you will see the world, with no expense to yourself." "To travel?" repeated the gill. Miss Dickson noddod. "I'm going to inherit a Ilttlo money, •aid she, vaguely—(it would not do to tell Mary Ann how much, lest, in her ignorance of the world, the child ehould yon g° it to visit Saratoga and Lake George, and | al , thogo placeg> An(1 of course I shall j need a maid, so you see you can bo of service. As a servant j'ou'll get board at half price, and not cost me so much; and I dare say I can teach you to bo very handy." Mary Ann turned scarlet "When you came to Maple Farm," said she, "we didn't set you to wash ing dishes and feeding the pigs, were glad to see you; we gave you the best iu the house, and made you wel-; n We come. "Eh?" said Miss Dickson. "And I'm obliged to you, all the same," cried Mary Ann, incoherently; "but I'd rather not be hired maid at half-price board to my own aunt. It isn't money or second-hand clothes I need so much, though I'm poor and friendless enough. Heaven knows! but it's some one to be kind to me. And you always made as if you were very fond of me when you came to Apple Farm." "Things have changed since then," exclaimed Miss Dickson, in a towering passion. "They have, indeed," said Mary Ann. "So good-bye. Aunt Polly, / daresay I shall find honest work somewhere. If not, it won't he for lack of trying." And Mary Ann took the next train hack to Deep Gorge, to pour out her sorrow into the sympathetic ear of Mrs. Pollard, the minister's wife, who hail always been her kindest ally-. "Mother," said Reuben Pollard, "I can't stand little Mary Ann's tears. I know I'm not rich; I've only twelve dollars a week; but, living as wo do, that's enough to meet our simple ex penses. And I am twenty, and Mary Ann is seventeen; hut wc are both old enough to know our own minds. I love Mary Ann, mother, and I am go ing to tell her so." "And I can't tind it in my heart to blame you, Reuben," said Mrs. Pollard, her own eyes sparkling through a cer tain suspicious mist. "Toil'll have to wait awhile, my son, until you've earned enough to furnish a little room for her; hut, in the meanwhile, she is welcome to a home in the parsonage." Miss # Dickson—the Now York Miss Dickson, with the high cheek hones, the thin, sandy hair, and the receding chin, not the Apple Farm Miss Dick son, with the blue eyes, the pink and white complexion, and the ripe cherry of a mouth—was giving audience to her dressmaker, a few days subsequent ly, when the hoarding-house maid-of all-work brought in a letter, held, m&id of-all-work fashion, in the corner of her apron. "Norah," said Miss Dickson, raising both her hands despairingly, "will you never learn that the letters should bo brought in on the little brass tray?" She took the letter, nevertheless, from Norah's grimy fingers, and care lessly tore open its envelope. "It's from Mr. Capson, the New Jer sey lawyer who had charge of Aunt Zeruiah Dodd's affairs," she thought. "Now I shall know, from real official sources, exactly how much I am worth." A thrill o ^ triumph went through her heart ns she prepared to peruse this welcome epistlo: A in J. "Mr Dear Mias Dickson," it read, "I have recently learned, to my great regret that you have been informally notified, through the let* ters of the gossiping good folks hereabouts, that you are the heiress of Miss Zeruiah Dodd, my late client, who is recently deceased, possessed of ninety thousand dollars, chiefly in Govern ment bonds and reliable bond and mortgage in vestments. This is an entirely gratuitous assump tion to a Mary Ann Dickson, it is true, but it was to Mary Ann, daughter of the late Zerubbabel Dickson, of Deep Gorge, Conn., and not, as you may have been allowed erroneously to suppose, to yourself. "Hoping that your expectations have not been unduly raised by foundationless rumors, I re main, their parts. Tho money was bequeathed Very truly your servant, "Calvin Capson." The letter dropped from Mias Dick eon's nerveless hand. "And I am not an heiress, aftcrall!" she thought, "I am just us poor as I was before, and here are all the dresses ordered, the most expensive mourning to he got in New York! And nobody ran tell what Miss Rihhington's hill will lie. Dressmakers are perfectly conscienceless." And Miss Diekson hurst into a shower of hysterical tears. She spent the next summer in her hot back room iu tho cheap hoarding-house, with an outlook on tin roofs and smoke blackened chimney*. She could not carry out the Saratoga and Lake George programmes, and she had not the face to propose a visit to Apple Form. "Though," she said to herself, "I am told that little Mary Ann has bought back the old place and fitted it up beautifully, and is living there with the young man sho has married—one Mr. Pollard—a regular fortune hunter, I've no doubt in the world!" But, In tho intense self-nbsorptioa of her nature. Miss Dickson never eould be made to understand the sort of af fection which oxlsted between Reuben Pollard and Me yonng wife— a link which Aunt Zeraiah's ninety thousand dollars could neither make nor mar.— N. ¥. Ledger. PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS. K. M. MIGHT, Dental Surgeon, Grenada, Miss. Having located permanently in Ore ..ada and fitted up a lirst-elass office, respectful ly solicits a share of the pftt* ronage of the people of Grenada and adjacent country. ffttfflif over Geo. Lake's Banking House. w. v. Sullivan, n A.H. WHITFIELD Grenada, Miss. Surviving member ) of Sullivan & Sulli- [ van, Oxford, Miss. ) SULLIVAN & WHITFIELD, Attorneys-at-Law, Will practice in Federal, and State Courts. Grenada Office: Up-stairs in the Don kin Building, S-E. cor. Square. B. J. WALLACE, Fashionable Tailor I 1 Crenada, Miss. A few Patterns of First-Class Goods kept on hand, and a full line of sam ples from the best Importing House in New York, which will be ordered [juuel ly] Up-stairs iu Wright & Duncan's building. promptly. new J. C. LONGSTREET. J. J, SLACK. SLACK & LONGSTREET, Attorneys-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Will practice in adjoining counties. Special attention given to business in the Federal and Supreme Courts. to of S. D. SCRUGGS, Physician & Surgeon, Grenada, Miss. Offers his professional services to the people of Grenada and vicinity. Office over A. W. Whitaker & Co's. J. B. GAGE, Physician & Surgeon, Grenada, Miss. Office over Hughes & Nauce's store. W. C. McLEAN, Attorney-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Office over Branutn & Goodwin's. W. L. HENTZ, General Contractor j Grenada, Miss. All kinds of building and carpenter work done in first-class style and workmanlike manner. B. C. ADAMS, Jr., Attorney-at-Law, Greuada, Mina. Office over Leigh A Jones'. W. H. FITZ-GERALD, A.ttorney-at-Law, Grenada, Mile. Office over Lamkin A Duncan's. J. M. BISHOP, Watchmaker] Jeweler Grenada, Miss. Atl. Wile A Co's. All work guar anteed. JNO. B. LONG, Plasterer]Kalsominer J. Grenada, Miss. Work done on short notice and satis faction guaranteed in all respects. W. E. SMITH, Watchmaker] Jeweler SOUTH SI DR PURLIC t. QUARK. Grenada, Miss. All work warranted and done with dispatch. CHAS. E. LONG, Practical Painter, Grenada, Min. Contract* for any and all kinds of Psinttngsoliolted, snd first-class work guaranteed. A. T. INMA best farm (Successor to B. H. 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