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Toni Hh opium. ! 1 v. it at Lnrd ('rav«ii '». at Jlaiujot'-ad, and arte day pro«-«« <hd «ion, like Hawtbi "dog and hi» gnn, " on f«*ot and unat t( ndi*d by compnnb Th« »port wan had. tin* bird» f«w and *by. and h«* walk*-I unroll of gain« until, u»con»< i«msly, he entered tin* domain of »onn* migblx*ring »quin*. A V» ry abort trine aft« r 1m per <*«*ivf*d advancing toward him at th« top of hi» »peed a jolly, conifortuhl« gentle* tinvu. follow«»! by a Acrwint. aruied, a* it apiwiirfd. for conflict "Hello, yon. when within half ear»hot a »hooting cxcur* vith only his k*'.-p* r alk«*d in 1 »ir'" «aid th** »quire "What urn yon doing lore. »ir. t h ?' "I'm »hooting, »ir. " »aid Tom "Do yon know where you are. sir?' naid tti«* »qiiir«* •Tin her«*, »ir. " *nid Tom. "Here, »ir'" «aid the »quin*, growing nngrv "And do yon kn« in. »ir? Th«*»«*. »ir. are my manors. What d ye think of that., »ir " W11 v. »ir. hero hero ell ? maniu-r?*. " flni«l can't say 1h«*y «•■«* agreeable. ' "1 don't want any jokes, sir." »aid the »quire "Unite joke». Who arc you. Air? What *r<! yon?' "Why. sir. " said Tom. "my name is 1 am »tayiiig at Lord Cra Sheridan ven'». I have com« - cut for Hume »port 11 J have not had I am tr«*Mpa»»ing. " "Sln*ri«laii !" »aid the squire, cooling a lift) •. "Oh. fro not aw are L< I'd ( Vaveil'fl. «'ll ? v that, »ir nt ki X' *«1 "But you "No. »ir. " said Tom. not him "Not in passion. Mr. Sheridan." »aid the »quire "You don't know, sir, what these preserve* have cost mo and tin' pain« and trouble I have been at with tlirui. It's all very w« II for you to talk, hut if von should bk** to know what y»i sould ■•\S ! !' liai hud' r »llnllh dun. jim an uot im n to a I. perhaps urn! take I' In my <: Mils bit ami. it is .Ill 'MS Till' -|tt dan's mi: Hild en tie tells for me. Now you »hall hear the siaiml.' Afin having regaled him • If at tho »quire's house, and having said 500 more good things than he «wallowed, having delighted his host, and having half won tho hearts of hi» wife ami daughters, the Aportsman proceeded on his return homeward. la the course of his walk lie passed farmyard. In front of tin* green, in the center of •which was a pond. On the pond wore ducks innumerable, swimming and div ing. on its verdant banks group of gallant cocks and pert part* lets, picking and feeding. The fanner was leaning over the .hatch of the barn, which stood near through farmhouse was motley two cottages on tin* side of tin* green. Tom hated I«) go hark with an empty bag. and having failed in iiis attempt* at higher g ; i. ke to ridicule the exphuts » f tin day himself, in unter t.» prevent any ouu doing it to him. it struck liiin as g< >'» i ini certain estic inhabitants of the pond and its vicinity would servo the purpose admirably Accordingly up ho goes t * » tho farmer and accuöts him very civilly "My good friend." »ays Tom, make you an offer. " "t)f what, sir?" says tin* farmer. "Why. replies Tom. "I've been out all day after birds and haven't had a »hot Now. both my barrels are loaded. I should like to take home something What shall 1 give you to let me have a «hot with each barrel at those ducks and fowls. 1 standing lure and to have whatever I kill?' "Wlmt sort of a shot are you ?" asked the farmer "Fairish.' said Tom: "fairish.* "And to have all yea kill?" ««aid the farmer "Eli?' thought that numln'r o! lin'd T "Exactly no. ' raiil Toni. "Throe dollar*. " «lid tho farmer "That's too much," eaid Tom. 'TTI «ivi< you a hill, which happen* to be nil the money I have In my pocket' "Well. " said the farmer, "hand it over ' Tho payment was made, Tom. (rue to his bargain, took his post by the baru door and lot flv with one barrel and then with the other, and such quack ing and splashing and screaming and fluttering had never been teen in that place before. Away ran Tom and. delighted at hi* encre«* picked up first a ben. then a chicken, then fished ont a dying duck or two. and so on mitil ho numbered eight head of domestic game, with which hi. hug was nobly distended. "Tin ... woiV right good shots, sir, " said the fanner "Y s -aid Tom. "Eight ducks and fowls wot more than j'oti bargained for. tdd : Worth rather more. I suspect, than eh V | V/. WiM.I ■*. ISON, - (ireenwoodt Mis». AM UHL L. ti KIN, S AI torncy and ( 'nunselh at Law. (iRi ilNV-OOl). MISS . I la III I Son k. « un. «- h ASTON MONKiOMERY. Ci Itantimt. «ill KIN Wool). MISS. I»' Uruir .''tore. e k « ■ I ofli. «• W. IS. WATKINS. H. V. I'OM.AKI), I'OLFjAKI) & WATKINS, A t loru(!ys «tl I jJiw j O KEEN WOOD, MISS. Special attention given to collection*. A. MeC. KDIHKOUUH « yViiornoy at I^aAv .KEENWOOD. MISS. all th«* courts of Leflore Practices u and surrounding counties. J. W. SLACK, Pauls; and Paper Hangs IIUKKMVOOII. Miss, oik when desired (i. K. STEWART, Hea ver Cnssltv A Co's, store. ry Hi nicht culls. Ofliee lilenee lit He Will attend C. L. LOMAX. Attorney «it Law, UrMnwuod, Mis®. Auy business entrusted to me will re vive prompt and careful attention. C. D. N. CAMPBELL, M.D., Physician and Surgeon >f tlio pa* Ci rcenwot'du:;*l ; •r Vaneev's ]>urb«.*r 14 at C. Respectfully solicits a » ig« of vicinity. lie peop.« 't Oflice Phono î;8 V» . Crockett.*» l)ruu;'»tor«i ■ ' (ll'llvi*. J. W. DULANEY, Physician and Surgeon Teuders hia professional services to the citizens of Greenwood and vicinity. Office, Greenwood Drug Co., neat door Delta Bauk. MONHOK M'CI.UIt«. S. B. COLKWAN, COLEMAN & McCLDRO, Orecnwood. Misa. Will practice in all the State courte and the Federal courte at Jackeon and Oatord. hectioB of claiaia attention prea to otd ▲. r •Annsin. W. T. BUSK. | RUSH & GARDNER, illuupuiWlmitliw, Greenwood, Mita. Prompt attention given to all bmi. nr*«m to UR. ' VICKSBU &6 AID YAZOO RIVER PACKET COMPANY. A A Lhtn Vlckabuif every Tueedev at neon for the Yazoo river, q oing at high *« Greeuwood. For Sunflower river—Steamer "NOV* ELTY" learen every Wednesday. Office—8S'J South Lcvep street. Telephone—Old 1^*2; new 58. .JOHN J. DOXOYATf, •operlntrotlAut XVharfboat, Apect. n. VLATT, PziieBfn Afrat j v \}; ij ; ! ■ -jnr T3 J. / I\ SPIVEY, **> rv-JS — ^ ill 'X r-i 7 ^. n n I .1 dmL ,.■ i ifi 2 j a 1 « S H ft ! ! ITT i Willi the Greenwood Coff.n Company. CAHHVIKO THIS FINICftT LINK «K - Gaskets anil Coffins Found in the City. PRICES REASONABLE. We furnish Hearses and Carriages if desired. Prompt and satisfactory servie® guaranteed. Will take charge, dress and embalm bodies when desired. Greenwood, Miss. Yazoo City, Miss.< BARNWELL & C.O, Cotton Buyers. T. A. GLEASON, Manager, GREENWOOD, MISS. ORKEN WQOIl, MISS. GRE NADA, MIS S. Newburter Cotton Co? BU Y " n> a «OTT-; ,®1 ÜLrc, U V * f ; fl i I V : v O B -J lJ DOING BUSINESS IN S3 TOWNS. Greenwood, Miss; 3. E. COIIN, Mar r -ser. Arc the best bulge* of tiled They Our Druggists ici lie. know what i» the best kind in sickness. Their shelves and cases are recommenda tions of different kinds. The seven [ named below are always found on the shelves of every tirst class drug store. For Chills and Fever flilttmi's ''111!! TIh-v will r.*«*onuiu , iiu • us 1 lie For Broken Down Constitution Ta!,.* Chill akes health. the Mood ■ I inprm. :!• and skin «lis. 1 . ; Wii il Bruises « i 1 i. I* Wil mi - A mica Lin: i . Toot haclte th I. if « 01 oil 1 lie Denli* Wilkin*", *. Tool! -y ! ; «.' i\i > (Quinine H«trs«' »» sleek mid fm elm llir Qus. MOORE Contractor Builder O Ike Near Delta Machiae Shop., UREENWOOD, .MISS. and wu , |n#ke p , tinm , e , B ml dike con truots for hiiiliUiur. anywhere in the Delta. Partie* deeirinst work (lone .lionlil write or call on him. i n DOWNS X'h-F Greenwood's Shoemaker Guarantees all His Work. Making, IlltimlrlrlK, lbllf-Sollne Done lit ' Kciutuualjlu Prices. Give him your work. Stoop Hear I. C. Depot. Waatcd, At once, a correspondent at Webb, Glendoria. "Swan Lake, Sunny Side, ■tidoti, Minter City, Shell Mound, Black Hawk. I'enmiingway. Phillips. Leflore. Parons and Carrollton for The Common wealth. j Jreenwood. The postmaflter or nwistnnt A libtrol offer ! be nir.ilt* •.■r.'tVir «L ho right pors« m». L. B. '<40. Grove'sTasteless ChillTonïc [ v, 1 »„ A \ 5 WAKES ifY. // ( cs li, Sa "ï - A gfAT, 'Ä Y v I i g \\ V V: % li m 1 AW / CURGS Chills, Malaria and Biliousness DEL1CHTFUL TO TAKE. WARRANTED. "NO CURE, IMO PAY. Im tuet as good for Adults os for Children. Paris Medicine Co., Galatia. 111., Nov. 16, 1C93. Gentlemen:—We sold last year 600 bottles of OROVE'S TASTELESS CHIU. TONIC and have bought 3 gross already this year. In all our experience of 14 years in the drug busine.*, have never sold an article that gave such universal satis.action as your Tonic. Yours Truly, ABNEY, CARR & CO. PRICE« 50 CENTS. Subscribe for the . . . Commonwealth . . MississippiV Loading Weekly.