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Hed mllna managed to obtain the start ltartBy startBy
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And I went begging Annie Bell BellTo dellTo 11 11To
To take away the smart smartWhen JmartWhen smartWhen
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William Wallace Whitelock k in Life
By J L Harbour
k HD day after the funeral of ofJared ofJared
Jared Coombs big five
t 1 orphaned children were sit siti sitting
i fit I ting around the kitchen kitchenw kitchenlag
w I lag as Martha the eldest eldestrM eldestlook
rM f look the situation In the thei
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i w I i sixteen years old Ann Anntt Annext
tt ext oldest was fourteen then thenUf thenwere
Uf were three little boys boysJppry boysJppryk Jepry
k J Jcr and Horace HoraceAelr I
c f jwclr Aelr mother had been dead threw threwand
lrt and their father bad been on aninvalid
invalid for two years Jfe 2e bad at atone atone
one time been a fr frA > r ijferous man me mebut 1 1If i
If but not wl wvtt > ri L memory of blMfull blMfullUIVn his 11
1 Y i wren and he e boa never soW so much muchi uch uchabout
i about his better days dayst r rThe
+ t The people In the tj yfi where the theCoombscs
Coombscs lived jspgndered ondered vaguely vaguelyand vaguelywhat
what In the orld those clilldre clilldres
o and Martha bad Into Intowiutiaa lainawake
s awake u hts tryln 601y0 the 6060 6060w
w ty to
POPE NEW warbtlhra warbtlhraw h
w a ti tn the theA theaura
aura 177 177aslna
wiutiaa promise to toy tohouse
y house for dinner and andr
+ i r the other cbItdrcn with withlybas withth
th thInAl
t th ly lybas has been so so kind said saidjhir saidth
InAl S Al Aler jhir r sister and brothers brothersi
L i jcrjap er lap some papers that thatyjrx thatto <
h to ei rom the tin box in init
yjrx it father had kept them for forMost forAfost
Most of them were yellow yellowTh yellowTb
i Th and some of them fell apart opartlog apartlag
log presses when they were un untor untor
tor fSomo b Some bad seals and were weroegal wereegal
i egal papers others seemed seemedThe seemedThe
t The notes and bills and there
000 toad many business letters lettersle lettersvaroa
varoa mbsnhla l2 jUartha the theto
le papers were of any any value valueOptadvlsed value valueOpiadvlscd
Opiadvlscd her to bum them themLeon themLeon
Leon removed a Id ot the kitchen kitchenme kitchent
t + me Inv b t began to drop them one by bycoas byfor
+ he coals > She had burned burnedthen < 1 1tCeniwhen
for o
tCeniwhen then When she picked up a arjpnpcr atrpnper
rjpnpcr on the back of which whichBritten whicht
Britten t ritten In her fathers hand handis
18 man I trusted above all others othersmy othersmy
my loss of confidence in him
fves vea mo more than the loss of the thoey theey i
ey be should have paid me But Butbat Buthat
bat I know to be my deathbed deathbedIt deathbedeat
eat ove Justin Gyo all 06 loss and andlOno
lOno It Vie a has caused causedof me mect
J ct th could never bold a a aai2 der derL
L A one sal salb
ai2 a > Xion
b 7 r Mc tunfolded tunfoldedaaf unfolded unfoldedpourin
aaf ocument ocumentSmc
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r 1 ask askv ask2t
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t = Pc In1Q 1t I d di
i o no of ofthe V
the thepoprinlable rT rTmean
pourin poprinlable able ablesin r t steep steepsin V <
sin seer word o law lawmean
mean that th thbe tht
t am be Collected Collectedlnt b bbut >
but was worthcss worthcssleclai worthessleclal
leclai of years i iJtow
asst f your f writte writtelow
Jtow low o lowed > on the note it t is of no noas 0 0us
us i t concluded Mr Marston MarstonlTlt Marstonsen a aro
lTlt a if t t tgood
sen promise to pay ough
ro Ii good at any time said Martha MarthaIts MarthIt
Its Itought It ought to bebut be but unfortunate unfortunatelb
r b Isnt good In the U6 written law lawmoral
1 moral law l it another matter raatterMr matterMr
Mr Jtrrston IferstonWhen < l
U When Martha scent bi hotk > fc bpmo homes sffc c cnerd
8 jj Ug nerd froiii 00 iif the + drawer Jtt inand
t > JmdJbln 4Jt and nd read readIn
In tea let r site siter
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tV It Iti
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busied herself with eopae so eo kitchen kitchenduties Jrltchenduties kitchenduties
duties Her pantry Jttfelves elves needed neededclean neeiJedclean neededclean
clean papers on thpto th m Martha re removed roo room01ed removed ¬
moved the thuigsfrom things from the shelves shelvesand shelvelWd shelvesand
and took several apers from a bundle bundleMrs bundleMrs bundleMrs
Mrs Marstonifod Marston ad given her She was wascutting walcutting wascutting
cutting a Mrlp rip from a newspaper newspaperwhen newspaperwhenberkre newspaperwhen
when whenberkre > heryo fell on this paragraph paragraphMr
Mr 3 r Justin stirs D Oye who has within withinthe withintbo withinthe
t the pent V st t five years realized rel11 ed a fortune fortuneof tortuneot
c of folly 11 a million dollars from his hilln hillnie In Investencnts Inves
vestencnts ves ie i ymeuts oncnt In Western mines and real restestate realCI realestf
estate CI estf i + te proposes ropoles to erect a magnlUcet magnlUcetbpiise mllJnlllCtntb9 magnificentby
bpiise b9 ae on onGaynor Qaynor Hill 1IIIIo1I1ml1B VIIIMartha
Martha looked at n t the title of the tbopaper tbepnperl thepaper
paper and 1d read the Loulsborough Ga Gaccttc Oazette GaMite >
Mite zetteItlthG Mitec ccttcv
v c Its ItlthG the town where father tatberlIved tatberlIvedIetoro tatherflvedbefore lived livedbefore
before he and mother were married marriedI m4rrled1n marriedLatp
Latp I 1n off sure that Justin D Yye and the theman tbenan themna
man mna who signed his name to that bnt note noteare noteare noteeare
are the he same And be Is worth a amjlllon amillion amillion
million dojlnrsl dojlnrslShe dqlnrsliffi dgllnrslShe
She iffi She i took took k lier scissors and cut out outtho outthe outthe
the lines she had r rr1l1en r4 tuen en she sbllgot sbllgotDn got eotan gotan
an old atlas j looked UP the ° city clifIt cityzIIuoroogh cityzeuorough
zIIuoroogh zIIuorooghIt
It must bo a long distance from fromhere tromh fromhere
here h < re she said with a 11 sigh If It Itwere Itw Itw
were w e only nearer I do bejlamt beIlMtIMr Yfr go gorenjlntnaif gore gorenilnrlr
renjlntnaif re renilnrlr Ali Jytf i rtT of tit his bis promise promiseu I Io
o y nndask him It ho h thoiight th gbt It Ith4d ithad
I had I been outlawed In the sight of orGo ofGo
Go f fAll
All A I day she pondered over what she sheliod
had read Toward evening she sh lied htito h liedto J Jto
to g6 g o down to ope of the th vllb 11110 o stores storesShe storesShe storesShe
She was passing tho railroad station stationwhen stationwhen stationwhen
when an Idea suggested Itself to her herIll herIll herIll I
Ill go In and ask tho agent If he becan hecan hecan i
can tell me bow far It Is to Louts Loutsborough Loullborougb Louisborough
borough and how much It would cost costto costto costto
to go there thereTho tbereTho thereThe
Tho information she received was wasdiscouraging wasdiscouraging erasdiscouraging
discouraging It would cost at least leasttwentylive lealttwentyfi leasttwentyfire
twentylive 11 dollars dollarsAnd dollarsAnd dollarsAnd
And that Is s every ev < ry dollar wo have bnvoIn haveIn
In the world said Martha Ill have bnvo12Jt11e
Jojjlvejt 12Jt11e t give It up upBut v vBut h hBui1ii
But Bui1ii the Bioro il ro she thought about It Itthe Itthll itthe
the less willing she felt to give It Itup Itup Itup
up On the morning of the third day dayshe daysbe dayshe
she said to her sister sisterAnn sisterAnD sisterAnn
Ann do you think that you and the
little boys could get along without mo
for two or three days and nights It 1 1got Igot I Igot
got Jane Lewis the seamstress to tocome tocome tocome
come In and stay nights with you youId youId
Id rather have her than any one onoclse oneelse
else but where are you going Mar
tha tbaIm
Im going to a place called callcdLouls Louis
borough on a matter of business + said
Martha with a sense of Importance
She would have liked to keep her hergoing herJong herRoing
going a secret s ret but this was impossible ImpOSllblen
in n a little town like IIk Osborne By the thothe
the he was ready to start the entire entireew entireew
1 few ew where she was going and aDdpurpose andpurpose
1 purpose The general generalt
r t It was a fools foolswas toolswas foolsmove
was not to be beht beIt
It t ht litto to go gobeen
to been beenucer
in e efused
fused fuseddher
dher dherrG
ucer ter at atm a at
t m she we weere weere
ere Mr Justin Justinbis Justini
i r miles from fromI
I t business businesswalk
walk walknth
nth t t to go to
Lis I Im ono onohia
bis office ounce
7 yep cep cepIc
Ic f
wtl wtlV1
V1 V1pllcl4
pllcl4 y
did didaway
away 1
What can she lIe want want with old OyeT OyeT1C Ore OreIt OreIt
It Shes lbe on a begging errand shed shodbetter shedbelter shedbetter
better save her breath JbreathMartha breathMartha breathnrtbn
Martha nrtbn easily found the marble marblebuilding marblbuilding marblebuilding
building and her heart began to flutter fluttera Dutterlittle
a little when she saw lawn a shining brass brassplate braasplato brassname
plate at the side of the doors doorsletters with the thename tbenaDlo
name Justin 1D D Gyeoono Qyo on It In black blackletters blackleliers
letters Below the plate she be read readlioonn readItoom readItoomq
lioonn 24 and 20 20She 20Sbe 20She
She did not take the elevator but butclimbed butCllffibed butclimbed
climbed the marble stairway and lit litthll atthe t trooms
the head ot the first fight she fount toundrooms fountrooms
rooms 24 and 20 a with Gyes name on onboth onboth a aboth
both doors doorsAn doorsAn doorsAn
An almost Irresistible Impulse to flee fleefrom Jeetrom Seefrom
from the place and take the first train trainfor trainfor Illn Illntor
for Osbono seized Mnrtha Tb To > very veryatmosphere veryatmophere veryatmosphere
atmosphere of the place coifed clttfed and anddcprosied anddepre anddepressed
depressed depre ed her Its marble lJble splendor splendormade spl4ndormade pltndarmade
made her Jer realize bersbnbby hel Ibabby appear appearance appenranrelIer appearance ¬
ance anrelIer Her dusty dUSIWOrn worn old shoes shoeslooked shoeslooked shoeslooked
looked out ofplace on the marble marblefloor marblotloor marblefloor
floor The cheapness 9heapncss of othr her blackskirt black blackskirt blckskirt
skirt her won W o n jacket and faded straw strawbat strawbitt strawbat
bat Impressed Impress d itself upon her tier tierungloved neruagloved IIerungloved
ungloved haiu b d trembled as I1 she laid It Iton Iton Iton
on tbo shining shl nJ ng brass door knob knobdozen knobIn knobIn
In the froom oom she entered bait II IIdoun adozen
dozen clerks C e kS were at their desks and andthere nndtbere andthere i
there were we e other clerks In a room be ¬
Ai boy In livery came forward
nsVfed her whom she wanted to
Mr r aye replied Martha Martha0es MartbaIte1 Marthalies
lies busy was the reply replyI
I could wait said Martha MarthaSave Marthahave
Save you a card to send in inNo InNo tnNo
No replied repll d Martha with a blush blushYoull bluslatoy blushYoull
toy Youll oul have ba YO to send In your name namefirst namelInt namefirst
first firstMy My name is Martha Coombs CoombsThe Coombs CoombsTbe CoombsThe
The boy motioned toward three or orfourchairs ortourchnlrs orfour
fourchairs four chairs near the door doorYou doorYou doorYou
You can sit down and watt and andIll nMIll andIll
Ill take In your narno when Mr Gyea Gyeapresent Gyeapresent
present caller goes goesMartha goesartha goesMartha I
Martha artha waited an hour and a half halfduring h4Ifdurin halfduring
during durin which time she regained her herselfpcsscsslon herseltpossesslon herself
selfpcsscsslon self possesslon Other persons who whscame wbCcame whocame
came in and asked to see Mr Qye were weretold werotold weretold
told to wait and they too sat down downin downthf downIn
in the row of chairs near the door doorAt doorAt doorAt
At the tnd of An hour and nd a halt halfthe haltthe haltthe
the boy came up to Martha and sold soldMr sl11dIr saidMr
Mr > Ir Gje says you can come in inShe InShe mShe
She passed pns ed Into the he private room roomportly Z Zportly A Aportly
portly pompous looking man sat at a arosewood arosewood arosewood
rosewood desk Ills manner mnnncrIVDJJ jvoa al almost almast almost >
most harsh as he said saidYou saidYou saidYou
You wanted to tosee see ne neYes ceY meYes
Yes Y < 5 sir sirI sIr10m SirI
I 10m am amextremely extremely busy and andcan can give glvoyou giverou giveyou
you but buta a fovr to vclnutes minutes What do you youwan youw8lt youwant
wan wanI want wantI
I came from Osborne which Is s sev several sevcrnl sevoral ¬
oral hundred hundrei cities from here to t bring bringyou brlnllrou bringyou
you this thisMartha tbls31artbll thisMartha
Martha waited forward and handed handedlir hnndedJjyo handediiye
lir Jjyo ye theold the old faded outlawed note noteShe noteShe noteShe
She stood qutei qule qulepvbha Jv vhl hl 4 Qgsk Qgskwatched lf aD A Awatched < 1 1watcbed
watched him a it itThere itTl1ere t tThere
There Is i iother CI n on on the tbeother theother
other side sidebe I jJ set rs when whenhe whenhe
he had rca rcaHaXtV re andlet and let It taiL taiLHII fallHeJN
HaXtV HII HeJN jl t t and and read her fathers fatherswords ethers atherswords etherswords
words on the back of the noteSHJg noteSHJgbaud note notehand notehand
hand trembled and his eyes were weredowncast weredowncnst weredowncast
downcast when the note again fell to tohis tohis
his desk deskMartha deskMartha
Martha fancied that bo looked a allttlo Alittle
little pale and she saw him bite hi hilip hrII hiss hisslip
lip II > under his gray mustache lie put putone putone putone
one band over his eyes His other otherarm otberarm otherarm
arm fell heavily At his side There Therewas 1herewas Therewas
was silence In n the room for fully a aminute aminute aminute
minute then with his hllband band still be before betre before ¬
fore his eyes bo asked in a husky huskyvoice buskyvoIce
voice voiceWhere voIceWberodld
Wberodld Where Where did you get this thisI
I found it among some old od papers papersof
of my fathers sir sirAre sirAre SirAre
Are you Jared Jare Coombs daughter daughterY daughterYes
Y Ys < s sir sirAnd sirAnd airAnd
And he Is living yet yetNo yeU yeUNo yetNo
No sir lie died five days ago and andI andI
I brought the note to you because be bedied bedied hedied
died so poor that I have not a dollar dollaror dollartor dollarfor
for or the support of my sister and my mythree mytbr mythree
tbr three e little brothers and I want to tokeep tok tokeep
k keep < ep them together It I can I trend trendIn read readIn readin
In a IIpapor paper about how prosperous pr prosperous sperous you1 you1were yoltwere yotfwere
were sir and although the note is isoutlawed Isootll1w1 Isoutlawed
outlawed I elt that you might feel feelwilling teelwltUng feelwilEng
willing to pay something sometblngonlt sometblngonltlIe on It ItHe t tIlse
He took his hand from his hlseres eyes and andoffered nndotrered andoffered
offered It to her herYou herYou herYou
You did right to bring It Itte to me mei meh mehe
h he i said Sit down on this chair and andtell andtell andtell
tell tell me about yourself and your rour father fatherlie flltherlIe fatherHe
lie was a good man manHe manIIo manHe
He was jndeed said snldMnrthn Martha withtears with withtears withtears
tears In her eyes
There were tears too In the eyes yesot yesotthe of ofthe ofthe
the man as asibetold11Im She She told him film of her fathers fathersdisappointment fathersdisappointment Illb rs rsdlanppolntment
disappointment and and of the poverty po rty in inwhich Inwbleb Inwhich
which be had left his children childrenThey cblldrenTbey childrenThey
They told me in Osborne she said saidIn saidin
in conclusion that it wouldbe wouldbeullO wouldbeullO1e8 use useless useless
less for me to come here with an anlt nnoutlawed anoutlawed
outlawed lt note but 1 did not t t1i thlnlf nf l lYou so soYou sot sotYou
You were wiser than ban they therhe < he said saidgravely saidgravely saidgravely
gravely but wit wltpay efoHsball efoHsballte e rot Itor 1 shall shallpay shallpay
pay every very verdoll dolla dollaterest doll te tewhh with In Inits Interestln Interest
terest terestln In full1 full1ntono tUII its 11 will not notDtone notatono
ntono for duty IIUt in Jfat Jfatndl pit pitd
find ndl 3 S d payingthe paying the tbenot thenot
not 11 see to it that hat
h lack Ck nothing notbln tint tijiatt tintin
t r excitement in Os Ostba 0 0hn 0ha 5
tba returned with tbj tbjrand tb tbund
rand und her brothers hrotber8ant1 hrotber8ant1go and andgo andgo
go te t to Loulsborougu to tono toe
no e of their own ownrare ownare ownare
are splendid schools there
Gyo will bo a friend frle ldto to to us
tell you ou how kind Jufwas I iwtII rind rindnever ondnevert andnever
never nevert t oothankfFl > 0 tbankfulShough thlll1kfpll < cnough uough that
eat ent to him with that bI1 outlawed outlawedicrrWaveriy
icrrWaveriy Migajlne MigajlneIn 3fgansIn lalnj lalnjla
la In China Cbin3Uquld liquids liquids are 1 sold ldby id by by weight icis eight tll
rind dKrtnJ afqn by m measure uflo n nj
41 j
Bartow Man fan Has little Faith In InManual InManual I IManual
Manual Training Scheme SohomeHE SchemeBETPEDIT S heme I Ii IDE
Furntihe Furnishes Interesting Inti eatJng and Laughable LaughableNarration LaughableNarration LaughableNarration
Narration of His Experience In Inthat Inthat Inthat
that Line While a Coleflo ColefloStudent ColegeStudent CotlegsStudent
Student StudentManual StudentKanual Student StudentManual >
Manual training is no new thingAbout thing thingAbout thlpgA
About A ut sixty years ago go wo woboW boy bad It Itat Uatthll Itat
at atthll the Manual Labor L bor school in old oldQwlnnett oldOwlnnett oldGwinnett
Qwlnnett We W Wahad had to work wor1lwlth with our ourhands ourhauds ourbands
hands three hours a day We worked workedwith workedwltll workedwith
with the hoe or the ax or plowed corn cornand cornand cornand
and cotton or hauled wood or did some somekind somekind somekind
kind of farm work and nd the three hours hoursof hoursof
of manual labor was intended to par parfor parfor payfor
for our board But that was waaa a mis mistake mlstake mistake ¬
take The boys didnt do ce oa hours boursfaithful hour hourtalthtul hoursfaithful
faithful work they frolicked Captain CaptainGarmany CaptainOarmany CaptainGarmany
Garmany the old oldherouf hero o of Shepherd Shepherdplantation Bllep Shepherdsplantation erda erdaplantaU
plantation n during the Creek war was wasthe walthe wasthe
the overseer and tloald ne said a ho had hdrth hdrther rath rather ratherfight ¬
er erfight fight flgh Indians than watch those thoseboys thosebOI thoseeboys
boys He was a goodhearted brave braveman braveman braveman
man but he couldnt manage man a bun bundred hundred bundred
dred boys who hadnt been raised to towork toworkand towork
work workand and whose fathers were rich and andhad andhad andhad
had negroes to work their farms farmsMost tllmlSM farmsMost
Most M lt of these boys bad been wild athom athome at athom
hom home < s and had been sent to this school schoolto
to be tamed and reformed Poor Cap CapUln Capotaln Captain
Uln Garment He pleaded plead d with them themand themand themand
and took ta the foremost row and showed showedthem showedthem hower howerthem
them how to hold the plow or split splitrails splitrail splitratio
rails rail I or or grind an ax 8 but when whenbe be was waswatching walwltcblnr waswatching
watching and training one squad in inone Inone n none
one field another squad in another anotherfield anotherfield anotherfield
field would slip off and go In washing washingThe wasblngTbe washingThe
The oldfashioned wagons had llncbt llncbtpins IIncboplna llnchsPlus
pins to hold the wheels on and some sometimes lametlmea sometimes ¬
times the boys would lose a lunch pin pinon pinon pinon
on the way to the woods and the wheal wheolwould whllwould whealwould
would come off and they would go back backto backto backto
to tb the blacksmith shop to get another anotherpin anotherpin anotherpin
pin and fool away the tbeUmo time until the thethree tbotbreo thethree
three hours were out and not a load of ofwood otwood ofwood
wood hauled Captain Garmany gave gaveup gaveup gaveup
up in despair before the year was out outand outaad outand
and they tried tr ed another with no better bettersuccess betteruccess betterputtees
success uccess As a general rule a rich mans mansson ml1 ml1on mansson
son on Is I not going to work with his hishands hllhands hishands
hands Wn bad a very fine lot of otboys ofboYI ofboys
boys from the best families such uch as asthe althe asthe
the Qouldlngs and Holts of Columbus Columbusthe Columbultbo Columbusthe
the Unions ot Athens the Aliens of otqiaritesrtlU ofJarktsY111e ofglarkbsvtlle
qiaritesrtlU JarktsY111e the Hendricks of Butts Buttsand Buttiand Duttland
and a lot of Harrises and Dories 07Iea and andWoffords andWolfords andWoffords
Woffords and Johnsons but they eat eatmore eatmore eatmore
more than they earned and so the si siand IIJertment ozperIment
ertment roved v d fa failure fallurefabor f D e
labor fellt feature r Wuabandoned Wuabandonedand was abandoned abandonedand
and my father who had Inaugurated it itand Itand itand
and was president of the board had badto hadto hadto
to foot the bill ot 3000 for its failure failureSince ta1lureSince failureSince
Since that day it has been set down as asa aaa asa
a maxim that three hours of work ofa of ofa ota
a rich mans son wont feed him But Butthese Duttbese Butthese
these boys didnt turn out bad Most Mostof Mostof oOltot
of them made kood8cholJlrs good scholars and citi citizens cltlzen8 cititens ¬
tens Thomas Allen became comp ¬
troller general of the state s tste Ned Gould GouldIng OouldIng GouldIng
Ing was colonel ot the Ninth Georgia Georgiaand Georgiaand Georgiaand
and William T Wofford a a brigadier brigadiergeneral brlltadlergeneral brigadiergeneral
general and Dr Jim AIexar AlexarJerand AlexarJerandDr < r and andDr andDr
Dr Hendrlcks stand IltAndhlgh high in their thelrpro thelrprofusion pro profession profession ¬
fession Gig Wright and Bill Wright Wrightand Wr Wrightand gbt gbtand
and Ramsey Alexander and James JamesMaltble Jamesaltble JamesMaltble
Maltble altble became judges of the circuit circuitcourts circuitcourts circuitcourts
courts courtsI
I was ruminating about gooU gOO40ld old Dr DrPatterson DrPatterson DrPatterson
Patterson our principal prlnelparbow how fat he hewas hewas hewas
was and how howfaithful faithful and Indulgent Indulgentand l Indulgentand dulgent dulgentand
and sometimes of a hot sultry suit after afternoon atlernoon afternoon ¬
noon while we were blundering bluni1 rlngalong along
through Caesars Caesarcommentarlel commentaries he hewould howould hewould
would go fastasleep fut asleep Ieep In his hlscba1r chair and andwe andWe andwe
we would skip skips a whole paragraph and
keep k ep on reading and and skipping until unUlhl his
book would tall on the floor and wake
him up Then he would hunt all about
to find out where we were at but buth buthnever h hnever he
never never complained or made any I1Y sign ofsuspicion of ofsuspicion ofsuspicion
suspicion I remember our debating d bat1ng bat1ng1I0eletl
society and bow once n II month moathon on FrI <
day evening we had to take side Iidee Iideeand
and l om u + I
About n adolen doyen of the thaDlder older b boys 1 WOT WOTengaged w were wereengaged r rongaged
engaged In It It and though though1JIfUii though1JIfUiiImllI88t Il jfiSftlii jfiSftliismallest IIst S Ssmallest
smallest I waairlght w wass right sm smart ri and audlil1 audlil1father mr mr
father helpedmo helpe9mou4iJhltld andjVhuld my own awnwith ownwith ownwltktheb1t
with wltktheb1t the btgy bojs t remember I rOID mberwhen mberwhenthe whoa when whenthe
the question q ostlon waswho was lIs who win wag Uw U1Qgrent U1Qgrenteat great greatest greateat ¬
eat mMrthat ma that fever Jived Jlve4ant ami each boy
had16 had tdhoose choose ei ose a a different Man Iran and ad advocate adVtate adTobate ¬
vocate Vtate his claims If two or more morean moreanted
Ranted an anted ed the same same man Dr Patterson Pattersonbad 1 > attersonhal
bad hal to toiitue settle it n My father tathrtold told me meto meto meto
to choose Ben Franklin and lid have I now never neyer nowor ¬
er changed cbangedmy my opinion oplnlonslnc since for I Icon 1conVlnced Iconvinced con convincedmyself ¬
vincedmyself Vlnced myself that be was wastlro thabeat thabeatall tire best bestall beatall
all round round man that history tells of He Hewas HeWII Hewas
was the fifteenth of seventeen seventeencbll seventeencblldrennever chil children chtldren ¬
dren drennever never went to t school after h hwas hWas he hewas
was ten years years old oldwas was apprenticed to te1s18 tovide
Mils 1s18 brother roth8r who whoW was l jl printer mil raaaway ran
away from him tmVben when he hew wds 11 hired
to auirinter a prlllterlnPblledeIP in Pblladelpha Pbiladeldlianext a next year yearas rearII ear
Was as gt stgt it t toLondon f9 London to biy b bt r stock stoektor for a
neW Prllilqmce but ut the t epromlaed e promised promisedother
mon money y w wa1tbotsent not sentto Ql ohired lslrecto to an
other 0 ther prlntek P rlnt After atl rtw two i Tears arsreturn return returnnia
ed ate to Phliti > bllallJij nia hl invite J gvenfdd VI t 4 a copper copper
plate latepreslJl press rat t In A erlcamar
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gob el Read 1730 wheD boa boat
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= he we wai 21 years yearsPenhsyivwla + a aPennsylvania
Penhsyivwla Pennsylvania Gaze Qazepetcnco Gazepetenco
petcnco and rent rentPhiladelphia vonPhiladelphia
Philadelphia llbrr llbrred ilbred
ed Poor Rlcbardj Rlcbardjfive Richard Richardgive
five years In J Jmastor Imastor
mastor of of Phlladelpnli Phlladelpnlied
ed th the University of l
1744 founded the Amercal Amer Amercal
cal Society SocietyI I and th thtook theSciences
Sciences tnveatlgated tnveatlgatedtook wt
took rank wih h the gr grand gotand <
and was elected F REdinburgh R B BEdinburgh
Edinburgh Iq 175S 175Spostmaster w wpostmaster
postmaster general of th1 th1was thwas
was the defender defandcr ot alleats all allests
eats was sent to Raglan Englanstamp Raglanstamp
stamp act repealed lab labprevent labprevent
prevent war but failed failedand tailedand
and signed the i Declarat Declaratpendence eclarati eclaratipendence
pendence was sent to F Fed Ircure
cure aid and recognition recognitioned
ed signed the treaty treat p ot pt ptis ptIs
is In 1738 died In Inlg90 X790 oi oiMIrabeau o oMlrabeau
MIrabeau the national ast astFrance as asFrance
France put on mourning mourn ng for hthe h hthe
the constitutional conVention conVentionbis bon entlon entlonhis
his last motion was was Vbat Lai Laishould to toshould
should open Its sessIonavUh sessIonavUhand session w wand
and this is done to thus this djay ay ayWhat f fWhat
What a record is thatucf thatucffriendless that ftr tit titfriendless
friendless uneductcd undue ed boy be to toI 7ek 7ekI
h hexample
I have recorded It In this Itotte Itotteexample 1 rto
example for poor boys eye evernr 4 4Theterritory n noriginally
Theterritory of Tonneaaoo b1 b1originally
originally to North Carolina va vaca Ate Atecalled
ca called d the territory of Wad WatfThe ta taThe
The settlers however named It Itlln ltvh ltvhlla
lln and for three years It boun bounname boa boanamethe
namethe name the state of Franklin M MatUr It Itafter
after North Carolina bad Cede Cedethe cedethe
the United States congress congressquarreling I Iquarreling
quarreling over the name and cfe cfeagree 6uid 6uidagree
agree on either Washington WashingtonIla W ft j
lln and compromised on the < iig iigthat samj samjthat
that long crooked Indan rlwr rl er ff ffthat pry prythat
that a shame It should fca e FnA FnAnow b bnow
now now V 7 7Well
nowWell Well I gained gaunFdr gaunFdrmy my case tDaJ tDaJtrained that thatbateat
bateat least my fatb th tor tortrained
trained me I gained It fitter or Nap Nqkand Napand
and Washington and jritrersou eifersou eifersouShakespeare i iBhakespearo
Shakespeare and Newton Newt a and andthence Dei Deithenes
thence and others and Itm ta still stillto pi pito
to recall the Victory VictoryBut
But the fact remains that there thereti theretigreatest i itor
greatest man Thereistbehgreated Thereistbehgreatedtor
tor the greatest philosopher at W4 W4and j jand
and preacher and jtateaban tnii tniieral tad taderal
eral and discoverer dlscovererthese taventor taventorpainter
painter and scut r but earl earlthese
these Is greatest greatestfesslon In ihis his own ownthat owefeast
fesslon feast on Outside OuUldqnen thatmost that moit ot ofpen i ihlldlsh
pen were weak i iof hlldlsh and andl
of them corrupt corrupthaps l Bacon t tr w whaps
haps the greats greateieconomy r oa poll pollmankind porteconomy
economy and pa paceptcd ale butts buttscepted
ceptcd bribes wl wlpublicly w rend rendpublicly
publicly confessp confesspand confess as pt ptand
and fined fined1000x Ipoot Ipootprison 1000x d eta etaprison
prison Pope sf a h hmankind
mankind Sir Isaac 2fewton 2fewtonabsentminded ewton ewtonabsentminded
absentminded thatltfpfl1 thatltfpfl1ridiculous that it ad ° m f fridiculous
ridiculous Whom tp t fire I urael urnedhe I Ihe
he called his servrft sore t and toM bin binmove hismove
move It back It djd d not occur to tothat 1 1that
that he could movj mov back himself himselffavorite himselffavorite
favorite cat cam c > Into his histhrough histhrough
through a hole la l ldoor the bottom o odoor
door When she pad live Wtte Wtteordered kitteordered
ordered flv five sma sbiailer w holes c ci cithem S Sthem
them to pass In and out Zer4 Zer4burnXwas Ze Zebum
burnXwas bum was no doubt doubt til the greatest ni nimathmatlclan nomath
mathmatlclan math magician who eW 1veiJ 1veiJany lived livedhew
hew tea years old he co m many
any any nhmber mber of numerals In h hand hand
and gfifo gft the answer instantly instantlywas
was al JTfc t an idiot about f fand oth othand <
and whe23 who 3 years Old lost lostin lostin
in flsurc sure The admirable admirablewhen f
when slxtettt six years old was the thelearned i ilearned
learned olaMlcal el teal scholar In Europe Europecquld Eitleopecould
could convee convo a fluently In twenty twentysimple twentyguages
guages but Id not do a aura in inSimple
simple rule of of roe Gold Goldltlh1tt Goldltlh1ttno Blt Bltllsb °
no superior as a r e eDab
Dab both In prose reaper anjybfir ands iu iucouldnt u ucouldnt
couldnt utter a a respec U son sonIn wmt wmtIn
In conversation Dr Jatixitm J1slatstsMtr iaj a ahim
him Ho wrote JlkefsiifUV JlkefsiifUVtalked like ttr el eltalked
talked like a parrot parrotwas
was a very great Area Areater proa proatar
tar of sacred hymn hymnwbie hymnsWine
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nor great greatenougbtp greatenougbtpher enough fei feijNapoleon
her alter e ehim
him be 4 l did didher
her l w1llii w1lliiher
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that wad Bron wed wedprinciple
principle jNapoleon INS left leftsephlne leftcloud
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sephlne aephiael 5lsy > ISBsf 7 almost almostov almostovgenius ovi ovigenius
genius h hM a < aJ defect or of a ablot B Bblot
blot la ti t fcaiiup up of Its ItsOur c cl
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to create fact man 01 01would onot
not one r Link what lac lacwould
would njiiiaijjlaj r q a man to Iiea Iieaan be a aftnoratorJ
ftnoratorJ an orator F B Ji ostbencgarV tlsthenes earti
as grfiatA groat a p oet et fts Milton or orspears < rj rjspearo
spears as gn at a Philosopher J
or or Socrates
as great a preol peon
Wesley or orJ J < nathanEdw nathanEdwA nathan radwtl
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great a pala palaAngelo paI < apbael 1 1Angelo
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ton or Gal as gre greand
and patrjoj patrj mo shins
ho bo boa a amies man mansuch
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