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It derives its name of Red Hill from thepeculiar color
of the soil in that vicinity. When Patrick Henry bought the place, it comprised about 3,500 acres The land is rich-there was a saying in the neighbor hood that poor land and Henry could never be men tioned grows there as high as a man on horseback; there is a general air of smiling fields and abundant prosperity. Its situation in early times was very remote. Neighbors were few, one of the nearest being the celebrated John Randolph of Roanoke, who lived in his chosen solitude fifteen miles away. ~ Re f ir Hill J S now owned h y Henry's grandson, Wil liam Wirt Henry, a clever, cultivated gentleman of the "old school," He has in his possession some most interesting relics of his celebrated grandfather including the desk he always used, which still con tains his letters from Lafayette, Washington, Madi son and other great men of early days; the large round back chair in which Patrick Henry died and a portrait of him by the elder Sully, under which han-s a yellow slip of paper, signed by Chief Justice John Marshall and several other of his friends, testifying to the faithfulness of the likeness. -Philadelphia Press. •flbar. ano Der little Xamb. Everybody knows the story of Mary and her little Lamb, but not every one knows that Mary E Saw yer, who was born near Worcester, Mass.", was the heroine of the poem When Mary was a little girl shefound a new-born lamb nearly dead with hunper andcold. She tender ly nursed it back to life, and became devotedly at tached to her gentle charge. The lamb was her con stant companion and playmate and was to her what a doll is to most children. For hours Mary would dress her lamb and "make believe" it was her baby One day her brother suggested that she take the lamb to school. The thought so delighted Mary that she started earlier than usual for the school-house reached there before the other scholars and. put the lamb under her seat, where it lav contentedly When Mary's turn came for her recitation the lamb ran down the aisle after her, to the intense delight of the scholars and surprise of the teacher. The lamb was put outside, and it waited on the doorstep for Mary and followed her home. A young man named John Roulston chanced to be a visitor at the school, and the pathetic incident led him tocompose the stanzas which he presented to Mary. Some years after this Mary was married to Columbus Tvler When the lamb was old enough" to shear, Mary's 3 Mr, k, " t l her l tw °P« ir "Stockings of the wool, and Mrs. Tyler kept those stockings until she was eighty years old. When the 'Old South Church," of Boston, was raising money she unraveled a pair of stockings and wound the yarn on small cards upon which she wrote her autograph, and these cards were sold for upwards of $100. Mrs. Tyler died in December, 1889.-JV. Y. Tribune 5659. Calendar. 1898-9, :Da V- Observances. Hebrew Date Comtnon Date. Saturday . Rosh Hashanah Tishri Ist Sept. 17th Monday Fast of Gedaliah Tishri 3d Sept 19th Monday Yom Kippur Tishri 10th Sept. 26th Saturday . Succoth Tishri 15th Oct Ist Friday. Hoshanna Rabbah Tishri 21st Oct. 7th Saturday Sh'mini Atzereth Tishri 22d Oct. Bth Sunday .... Simchat Torah Tishri 23d Oct. 9th Monday.... Rosh Chodesh Heshvan Heshvan Ist Oct. 17th Tuesday.. Rosh Chodesh Kislev.. . Kislev Ist Nov. 15th Friday ... Channukah Kislev 25th Dec. 9th Wednesday. Rosh Chodesh Tebeth.. Tebeth Ist Dec. 14th ?__' ••' Fast of Tebeth -•• Tebeth 10th Dec. 23d Thursday Rosh Chodesh Shebat.. Shebat Ist Jan. 12th Saturday. . Rosh Chodesh Adar. ... Adar Ist Feb. 11th Thursday Fast of Esther Adar 13th Feb. 23d J nd fy _ ur _";: Adar «th Feb. 24th Sunday .... Rosh Chodesh Nissan. . Nissan Ist March 12th Sund y. .. Pessach.. Nissan 15th Mar'h2 6th Saturday . Pessach, 7th Day Nissan 21st Aprii, Ist Tuesday... . Rosh Chodesh Iyar Iyar Ist April llth Sr r,^ ay _" • ' £ ag ; h b '° mer Iyar 18th April 28th Wednesday. Rosh Chodesh Siva.n. Sivan Ist May 10th Monday ... Shabouth Sivan 6th May 15th *ri Rosh Chodesh Tamuz.. Tamuz Ist June !9th Sunday Fast of Tamuz Tamuz 17th June 25th Saturday. Rosh Chodesh Ab Ab Ist July Bth Sunday .... Tish'a B'Ab. Ab 9th July 16th Monday.... Rosh Chodesh E11u1.... Ellul Ist August 7th Monday,. Rosh Hashanah Eve . .Ellul 29th Sept. 4th Note—The Hebrew day begins with the sunset of the day preceding the corresponding common date. Ckeiw, (Jonfectioqei l and IBakei*, Pure Ice Cream and Ices. Catering and Fancy Creams A SPECIALTY. Attention is called to our Line of MURCOTTE CANDIES I I I East Main Street. f = MORGAN R. MILLS, 28 N- 9thsT. I 'PHONES (Old and New) 1110, J Specialties. "WAVERLY" Gas Ranges, all sizes. They are the most economical and are fitted with BRASS Coils for water heaters We do Sanitary Plumbing, and attend to all REPAIR ORDERS Promptly.