Harrisonburg Rockingham Register (Newspaper) - March 18, 1875, Harrisonburg, Virginia ROCKINGHAM n. WARTMANN Hates per tun Fmt Otitis for nix If paid In will be will bo except at tho until all arrearages have boon Via are fully prepared to do all descriptions of Job Printing at reasonable and at short WARTMANN PER MARCH 18, 1875. NO. 21. Professional E. at will AT In the Courts of Rockingham and adjoining and In the United States Courts at in the the samo I V Hon. April 10.1872. _______ c A BLES T. 0'FERRALL, ttokney In all the Courts of Rockingham the United States Court at Harrisonburg and tho Courts if Appeals at Staunton and 1-i, ED. w. In the Courts of Grant and John 0 will be associated with him In all Important to the Harrisonburg and Editor of the d. 0. AT VA. practice in tho county of Rockingham and will attend tho Courts of will also attend to the prosecution of claims ni property taken by the United State Army tho late provisions for tho settlement claims hav been made by a recent Aot 16,1671.tf_____ COMPTON have removed Law Office to rooms over tho office of 0. A. Esq on West Market nearly J. a. L O. Physician All calls In the town and country promptly attend ed J. H. VA. Office over Ott b Drug FRANK L. Persons from a distance will please give of the time of their so that arrangements can be made for their as a press of business renders It April 3. 1874.tf WILLIAMS PHYSICIANS the rooms above new Drug dr. db Nov 12,187.1. 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Retail Cigars equal to any in Wo respectfully solicit an examination of our stock before purchasing 8 ESHMAN k JOHN O. charming I've heard it other woman ai light ai she But all in vain I my find wherein the eh arm may Her 1h pretty her form Is quite as good aa the Where nature has Riven the bony 8 And a milliner all tho in a certain way tho gift of ready speech I And very well what net to the transcends her But turn the topic on things to an opera to a robe dt make you slare To sco how fluent tho lady can laugh is hardly a thing to an laugh must always start From the like a sudden is purely a matter of A muscular motion made to naturo designed to lie beneath The finer mouth but what ean she If that is ruined to show the her seat in a good half the day is fine she Is sure to of in the latest style La mode dt Paris has got to chow And she puts her hands on the velvet pew hands so white have a taint of sin And thinks how her prayer book's tint of blue Must harmonize with her milky skin what shall we say of one who walks In ileitis of to the weeds authors of whom she never And talk s of authors die never She's a charming I've heard it oilier women at 1 ght as But Jill 1 my head To find out where the charm can I THE GREENBACKS thousand bushels of One bushels of One thousand bushels of Dec 3 Commisston E. Market 6t, MACHINE Full first-rate Carding ma for Apply at tho Register 73m ALL A SPEEDY of tho Back or Bladder and Urinary of the Low Evil A version to of the Throat Noso Stomach or and those Direful results of which prevent Destroying both body and Dr. Lock No. 7 S. Frederick 9Gin OAK WILL buy any amount of Black Oak Bark that Is properly taken and and at the rate of per cord of 128 delivered st my Sumac Mills at and allow per Cord by the car when well at any station on the peeling the fs soon as tho sap starts in the and in taking it peel as much of the tree as tho large the young and tender bark Is tho outside of tho bark must always be kept which prevent Its and it must be loosely bo as to allow the to puss freely through and dry it. Tho outer or rough must al ways be In order to protect the inner or side from tho being the part must be kept right and not allowed to mould or get which inures its Feb 25, 5 7o3m MACHINE invented PORTABLE for running Sewing Machines and other small machinery that runs light and allowing the use of both hands In handling the and the labor of driving machine is done by the and see It and you will want can't do without it. Orders from a promptly filled when accompanied by the 0. Dealer In Machines and June 21 ^ 1 HARDWARE GASSMAN 13110., KINDS OF AND 4C., 40. Main Street near the Post 20 great for sale M. T. Hunter oil Southern New York publishes a letter written at its by Mr. II M. T. of ou tho Mr. Hunter served as chairman of the United States Senate on finance from 1849 to 18G1, a evidence of the high estimate entertained by his party of financial Hunter the of the State banks by federal legislation as n great impediment to Southern For a community which has been exhausted and prostrated by a desolating war tho first necessity is ability to command nnd utilize Banks create no but they aro indispensable for extending nnd strengthening nnd tho banking law has virtually deprived the South of this by destroying the State Had the South been able to national banks in their place as was done in tho the evil he holds would have been But under a which requires heavy deposits of federal bonds thn Southern who were not the owners of such wero deprived of the ordinary facilities of tho State banks had been permitted to Southern recuperation would not have been so filially Banks could have been organized nnd on such property as the Southern people The bonds of their State the municipal bouds of their cities and the bonds of the Southern railroads would have been availed for that and numerous local banks could have made advances to tho planters on the strength of their growing crops and their real But tho property of tho planters could not them to borrow money in distant parts of the and they were deprived of the great advantage of an organized system of homn What would been tbc condition of the North when the State bonds wero destroyed by federal they had been unable to supply their place by other institutions Hunter discusses emancipation only in its financial Ou this point he sava labor once owned lor I lie meat part by the landowners of the South was emancipated without whether this was right or the was forced to meet debts contracted on the faith of this and to raise the money necessary to organize an industrial entirely new when capital was scarcest and more of it was required for bis operations than ever Of course tho system was but partially and that at a deadly This may become ultimately profitable as was Iho old but undoubtedly in its initiation it costs a great deal Much of the old system of production in the once so was and when partially resumed tho cost was so great as to leave but little profit to tho Tho landowners mado out to but did little instead of creation a large as What little capital once existed in that section was entirely banks wero entirely and the capital once held by waa generally The State government it directed and regulated by the of the pi might have assisted them were placed federal intervention under the rule of the ignorant negro and corrupt carpel end became actual nuisances and of dread to the industrious and intelligent part of the Universal language which could be understood all over the would be exceedingly useful iu commerce nud social Enthusiastic have more than once tried to a universal but have not succeeded and the students or traders who desire to communicate have still to learn a number of or to betake themselves to To overcome these difficulties a learned Dr. has invented a method of iu which numerals stand for words and Assuming rouud that lour thousand words are for all ho prepares a dictionary with columns of numbers from one to four each number having a word against it which It represents in every For if the word tire is number the same number will stand feu in the and iu tho German dictionary nnd the ia any other that may be From this it will be understood that an Englishman entirely with French or German might easily make a communication in either of these He would look at his alphabetical list of werds and set down the corresponding numbers The Frenchman or German would Bet down the corresponding nnd thus have before him his and would have iqual facility in To make known masculino and nouns ond lenses and and other gramatical Dr. Bachmaier affixes certain simple marks to the Ho has already published three French and is at work on other At the meeting of Iho Oriental Congress last copies dictionaries wero and by the most competent judges were warmly Don truckman in has a cur to ull is just as worthless as any other His conduct the other proved him not only more intelligent but more industrious than many individuals of the human Everybody was engaged in cutting ico from sidewalks and and Mr. Dog took his by the gutter and worked perseveringly in removing the floating chunks as they came picking them up in his carrying to one and them in the thus helping to prevent tho gutter from becoming choked Tho dog was trained to do this but undertook it entirely upon his own Thero aro said to bo no fish in that gutter Hugh J. of a Virginian by is an extensive Last year he harvested six hundred thousand bushels of To get it to the San Francisco where it wsa worth one dollar per be paid man is not expected to mind his own business when be has no OBJECT OF JUS VISIT TO of Two at tile lie Deems tile of Boston Advertiser eaye of and Representative ot arrived in this city on their way to Now where the former will speak in on evening and tho latter in gentlemen in conversation with an Advertiser reporter last that they came with feelings very different from the feelings of Their were too serious to think of mere triumph of They were just in that condition when they wore willing to embrace anything that promised relief and good The aam of nil they wanted was in their public Speaking of the condition of property in New Mr. quoting from a letter of a lady friend residing said it coat more to pay the taxes then could be obtained trom Tbo lady in the We are called a company of murderers and assassins I tell you that where one white man can be found who has committed n for any cause at I will name to you two who havo committed suicide from sheer This was simply a private letter written to a with no expectation that it would be made She subsequently gives a long list of names of prominent citizens of New Orleans who had gone mad and their own is a horrid state society and added Mr. drives people to that sort of They had he with tbo hope that by an plain braced by facts and by the testimony which propose to mostly from Republican they can show the people of the North the true condition of the States They felt sure that whenever we ns a brave and generous with a common history nnd ft common with we would not tolerate the abuses to which they were subjected tho thu Federal Of if could not redeem themselves through the ballot box they must go on but they wanted the same rights at the as wo They did not want men forced upon them by fraudulent us was douo ia as was done every year in and as was doue last year in They had come here not to make political but merely to spread out before the their of the condition of affairs in be said there had not been a lifo taken in that unless it was in an infrequent drunken street The negroes lived happily and He suggested thai it was not a very good argument for thoso who tried to mane it appear the whites were hostile to the iu this where tho former race outnumbered the latter four to quiet He mentioned as one significant fact that the Legislature appropriated the same amount of for the negro as for ihe college which was the pride of every In all Ih the older citizens saw tint the so far trom wbs simply made tho tool iu tiie hands of men who used hiai for their own A had government was the continuous source of It was impossible for anybody to conceive of a race of intelligent knoning that their whole everything they had in tho depends on keeping ihe peace between the should turn out and kill the negroes For example his home was tour miles in country from Everything he had on earth in the way of bis everything in tho hands of negroes while he waa in and not ft white mini upon tho Ho knew the sentiment of Ihe Southerners tho questions of race and aud he could affirm that there was no Lo toward the negro B9 n Mrs. Gordon and hud gone away from home and left their entire their in the hands of their negro with not a white man anywhere ilis children slept with their colored nurse at and he bad no objection to the as it might influence their danger of this was much greater than before tho Then the negro was in the of liis Ho was told not to not to not to language the There was no such control over him aad not having any power to control him in nay way to prevent any arts that would mislead he was filled with It was a repugnance toward but a distrust of negroes on his place worked his and he divided its products equally with Every man voted against him every They had been with him ever sines the and had never voted with and they did not dare He cited un instance which occurred when he was running for His a boy to whom he was very much and who was devoted to came to very much and said to I would vote for but I must ho candid with you and tell jou ihe 1 um afraid to do it. My color charge mo with deserting and these white men who have looking alter us tell me that I will not be safe if I desert my And I want to ask you whether it is true that if yon are elected we will all be put back into slavery laughed at Mr. aud you know that it would be impossible if the whole Southern people weie united as one man should attempt that thoy could accomplish nothing by it. If the whole power of the Government was given he its its its one man in live could not bo found who would put iho negro back into slavery We don't want slavery any The negro vote was dividing more aud more every and ho was sure the time w as not far distant when parties would he not upon the color line at It would have long ago if it were not for those men whoso interest it was to keep up the party To show the of influence these carpet baggers had over the he said that alter be had them in favor of reform some one of these would rise and you remember that he was iu the rebel Don't you remember he fought to keep you in slavery Don't you give him power again or he will put you back into The effect of this appeal to the passions was thought the civil rights was not desired by the colored Thoy as a to bo by in the and and in closing tho conversation ho remarked that not a single outrage or disturbance through all the Southern States had occurred which could not be traced to Ibe unjust administration nf tho Government as its correspondent of the Erie Dispatch a mounted by a young was 6een to slip ou tho frosted and throwing the rider to tho two seconds had elapsed tho was up on his feet and tho rider hanging by one which was fastened in tho Tbo though discovered the uncomfortable position of bis and after ono or two steps to one as though not to trample the came to a dead and stood as a statue until a man who wis passing on tho sidewalk approached him and pulled the discomfited rider's foot clear of tho I was delighted to find the man entirely but discovered that the stirrups were both wound with to keep the feet or with a on his part to have bis brains dragged out on soma occasion like the Tho incident is more from the fact that the is une of fino imported to Erie for u and costing some thousands of old trying to snatch a kiis from a pretty old sailors a box on tho exclaimed Blue my wrecked on tho coral Iowa woman went to church one Sunday and Arriving she Tier children about her and am pious and I am going to give you two days to got If you don't do it in that I'll your bides off. I have learned my Do yon hear First Trial of Salem magistrates took seats in front of the faced the assembly and announced that were The prisoners were brought and put upon a in sight of all The effi csrs in charge of them said had made diligent for images or belonging to the but had found Prayer and Sarah Good waa woman was an object of general Her a dependent had become alienated She was down by her sad condition and bad The minutes of ber examination are in the handwriting of Ezekiel the village aB what evil spirit have you familiarity vou made no contract with the do yon hurt these children? do not hurt I scorn do you employ then to do employ creature do you did you go from Mr. house did not but I thanked him for what he gave my yon mado no contract with the the desired the iUI of to loook upon and see if this were the person that hurt them and so all did look upon and Baid this was ono of the persons that did torment Presently they were all do you not see what you bave Why do you not tell us the truth Why do you thus torment these poor children do not torment do you employ employ I came they thus do I know? You bring others and now you charge me with who was do not but it was some one you brought into the meeting house with brought you into the meeting you brought ia two was it then tormented the was is it you say when you go muttering away from people's I must I will tell if I must I will tell it is the I may say my commandment is 1 must tell I will is a psalm a long time she muttered over some part of a do you God that made heaven and sho was not willing to mention the word Her answers were in a very spiteful reflecting and retorting against the with many lies she was taken in. It was alleged that her husband had said that he was afraid she either was a or would be one very The worshipful Mr. Hathorne asked him why he said so of he had ever 6een anything by He answered uot in this nature but it wag ber carriage to and saith may say with she is an enemy to all for on two strangers who were walking up and down in the Milwaukee depot lime were attracted 10 a locomotive standing on the as they walked around it one of them remarked was ono of them fellers that killed my that so replied the busted him into nine or ten never think of it without the sighed and then went on was walking ou the track wben she The engineer reimbursed the blode with the whistle and did all be conld to save tbe old who was trotting along with his head but nothing could warn This ere cowcatcher picked bim tossed bim forty feet and turned him over seven times and he came down in a he was asked the I should think be was I Every rib was his was his scull was one leg was he waB the worst old man that you ever I shall never forget the day they the pieces back into the There was mother in the sister Julia Jim on tbe bed and I bad to run tbe funeral though I was that near gone that my bead aud I couldn't keep nothing on my stomach but injun a sad responded tbe bet it was continued the tbo worst of it was the newspapers come out and said dad was a blamed ole fool for walking on the were the very them wero the very and I tell you it struck us Dad might have been but he was no He had a good heart and was powerful on poetry and wiped his eyes on the palm of his hand and he and moved following a few days days ago by tbo who am I you're my God far from I am bo mixed up and I donno who I take it so hard to can't help what's the I'm I you be but I all married men are supposed to be but how many are so as I said don't take it so bard toll us all about I'll tell you how it is. You I married a and de widder bad a yea I I Bee how it you have been making love to the my God wus dan dat I Yon see my was a and married dat darter so dat my don't what of you law is law since de cibil rights is that only wish Don't you my is my ain't she her madder is my ain't she? I am married to ain't I So dat makes me my own don't Dis am a kettle ob ain't know anything 'bout Bob you done get mixed up dat way you'd hotter get Mr. Grant to instruct you about do Mr. Grant I 1 don't want to do wid by a good many years when publishing a newspaper in Michigan was a brigandish sort of a man known as Sol was employed on u journal in Eaton Ho had just come from the and was in mortal terror of tho other wild animals abounding in tbe swamps and forests The proprietor of tho paper had a big took a great liking to One evening the old man started to go out to a about a mile from where there waa to bo a grand and tbe dog sneaked after skulking along bo softly that Old Sol didn't see him clear out- of the Then happened to turn around he found tho dog at bis and made a clean jump of ten believing that a wolf was with Tbe dog gave a yelp and made after and Shipley flew down the road like a rabbit going for a The dog kept close to thinking it was all in and the printer's yells were plainly heard half a mile Nearing tbe be thought the wolf was gaining on and he turned aside and began circling around a log bam and yelling with all bis The folks came running down the but they saw what was and they stood back and yelled for Shipley to put in his best licks until they could get a And then they stood there ahd counted until he made tbe circuit thirty-five At I he found his legs failing and he would yell out as be came around ya race came near using him When ho stopped he had but one boot on and was and no one could ever find the missing Danbury News Man's is a good year for is a good thing if there is a of the perfect of mechanical motions is that which lifts a lump of sujar from a grocer's dull times affect tbo prices of some A very good rhinoceros can now be bought for Danbury man who tried to start a meat market in Leut is now travelling in Africa with a preparation for St. Louis woman received from a who broke her Her husband furnished the dentist tho medical authority estimates that a man with a sore throat swallows ten times to where a well man swallows is ono thing about observed a man who was helping himself from a friend's that is the never knew until Saturday how many tho top of a box will accommodate The occasion was a wild deer on Main heard an excellent the other which we herewith give our reader for Iho exercise of their If an animal weighing 050 pounds is and its fat is estimated to be three times the weight of its which is the weight of the which of is twelve times the weight of its what would one quarter of tho whole animal But that would be just of the 650 eo that can't be a version of the We are afraid we have forgotten the exact order in which it which is as it was one of the most unique propositions we havo heard iu and would have afforded our readers hours of study in its who says his cow gives all tbe milk that is wanted in a family of eight and from which were made and sixty pounds of butter last gives the following as his He you desire to get a largo yield of rich give your three times a water slightly in which bran has been stirred at the rate of one quart to two gallons of You will if you have not tried ibis daily that your cow will give twenty-five per more milk immediately under tbe of and she will soon become so attached to the diet as to refuse to drink clear unless very thirsty but this mess she will drink almost any and ask for The amount of this drink that is necessary is an ordinary water pail full each noon and Four hundred pounds of butter are often obtained from good and instances are mentioned where the yield was even at a higher following of an prepared in 1846, by a woman who wanted to live happily with her troublesome is published in tbe Knoxville Press and do solemnly swear that you never will beat nor cuss or abuse me without greater provocation than I havo given you that you will not debar me from going to see my connections and neighbors when opportunity nor coming to my amusement or assistance in sickness nor that you will not be against going with me to meeting or for me to go on tbe same terms that you will never throw up what has been passed in that you will provide house room handy to and stay that you will not move ma out of tbe without I am willing to go that you will provide things to work on and with that you will not treat me with or wound my feelings without that I will perform the duty of a wife as far as health aud reason will I will treat you with while you do ond try lor a living in peace ou all now it is said that the most gifted liar of a hamlet iu the wide West entertain a assembly with tales of cold winters in whore whiskey was sawed off by tbo being frozen solid feeling tells about being stubbed in a and owing to tbe extreme frigidity of the atmosphere the wound did not bleed until tbe spring Haute is the one choir sings the first verse of my pao Pen ngo ziu gyi The to which we now refer composed of but there are plenty or choirs that can slog just Ames tells a story of a slavo master ia in the olden times of negro who Baid to hia I hoar you are a great de Lord do help me powerfully don't you think the negroes steal little things on the ' mighty 'fraid they I want you to preach a sermon to tho negroes against After a brief Pompey dat won't 'cause 'twould throw such u over the 1834 when there were threats of assassinating General then George in course of said will make one concluding remark on the God forbid that it should be and it is that in the midst of a violent political it should ever occur that a President of the States should be he will be tbe last Constitutional and bis blood will tbe despotic throne of bis is going the rounds that a Yalo youth has already the Sanscrit and Arabian and at latest accounts he was supposed to be learning to tbe ono sant a Delaware by a weighing thirty-six and as hn opened tho after paying hia voice was heard over in the next recently said give unto us neither poverty nor and pausing solemnly a be that p talk asked a man of a be don't talk so gooter as I bis by tarn bead is a torn cat like a surgeon Because they both for having six all in Lancaster has been sent to the penitentiary for six extensive user of soft Texts for of advertising ftt tho of per nf for the 50 centi Ter Ali fnr a The for Tvill Ijc In the One 6ra o s Par $ 5 00 $ 8 CO 115 00 00 13 00 16 00 19 00 22 00 35 00 60 00 60 00 00 19 00 24 00 28 00 33 00 60 00 TO 00 100 00 00 00 40 OO 46 00 86 00 100 OO 160 00 25 per additional I Iti mail I MIJ B the FROM old got vrith Amy Ya see Amy is a rale and I reckon che Is as good a wife as enny feller ever But she is mity particular abowt Bomo Yn see tuther da I was out to and Susan went to tbe post and got the Among the letters was a valentine far me. Soon as I cum home I cad 808 bl Amy's eye that sho was ont nr Sec did yn git the mail tu With that she pulled out tbe valentine nnd throwed it in mi yu hev a fine Mister Whenever she sez Mister Sykes I no her binds opened and sura enuff it wua a full nv aad I wander who cad hev sent tu be very How wud yu like it ef I wuo to git a talentine frum sum sez I cars a sent ef he a Bat I tell yu awl abowt ya her a and I reckon yu no how it ia when a woman gita her blud I jest want tu that ef enny body wants ta send me enoy more valentines I wish tha wud send em bi privato I roto mi last letter bea bla sturd ap I reckon we'll never git No suner then the Grangers got started the Temperance and now wo her Good Templars and the Tha sa it is Almost awl the gals and fellers iu her Amy wants me tu jine and I want Amy tu Fire uv the gals Yu Bee it dont suit very well fur Amy and me both tu Ila tell yn how it is. We hev abowt ate gallons uv wine and a barrel uv sider on and ef we both jine the and eider will be I no uv four or five fellers In the satna Ime a temperance feller awl over and I giv mi influence in that but I dont seo enny use in a feller wastin a barrel uv tider aud ate galons uv Amy wont and mi is that she is the sider and wine I want tu tell yu abowt tha as I promised I Yu bo Amy hed before and last nite fore ago Ike Saler tu me and told me tu cam on down tu the ball and he Se awa ira When we got intu the Ike went in. There wus a fellor standin at tbe with sword abowt fore feet long. After Ike went in a feller cucn out and sez bo yu want to a Patron uv Husbandry Sez X cum down here tu jine tho Sez will yu obey tho laws and rules uv the order As far ai I no sez I. He then put on a cap bi as hed with tu ears tu it like a horses sez So in wo Thar was tbe Grangers a setlin all around the room as still as fellers led me up ta the middle ar Us room when tha awl gathered around me in a uv the fellers handed me a hoo tu and one stood before me a and another feller waa behind me with a and thar waa a feller on each aide nv me pitchforks at me. Hold sez not knowing what tba was gain tu du. sed the after awl the pitchfork got in the President handed me a and tu fellera held a and the President told me tu put mi hand on tbe rake handle while I wus sez the Johathan du ya promise tu support the laws uv the Patrons of and that yu will hev ta du with middle men or middle nor sewin nor book nor litnin rod nor insurance and that yn will not sell enny more korn at forty senta a nor nor nor krout nor enny uther for than a resonable and that ya will da awl y u kin tu exterminate grasshoppers and tater Tu awl which I sed Jiat tha awl I no I am a Granger and with tha Grangers a pumpkin on my a pitchfork in my The President then toot me bi tbe band and sez I as a Tbe President then giv me the password bo sed wus awl eot down and tbe fellers tha hod an and I wus elected So at the next meetin tu lecture em on how to ginny posted on ginny and lie open ther iia on sum facts in regard to these I da in sum things ginny pigs cums nearer tu than any animal in the also hev a lecture on possums which lie furnish yur in duo I rote tu yu before the wimmin hev ed called the Yu see tha wanted tu git the a na pare ut and a coop for tha and tha started the tu git the ta pa fur The gals awl git and fellers that cums hes tu pa ten sents fur tbe privilege uv Tba set together and laf and talk fur a cupple uv hours and then the yung men gallant tbe gals tu make it more tba pia Sum ut tbe yung fellers think its a grate privilege tu bo allowed tu talk tu the gals and tu pa only ten sents a when I wua a yung feller I never found enny in the privilege uv an with the gals fur Uv I hed ta bl a little kandy and ginger kakes now and ta giv em Yu no the fellers run out in talk and ef tba kin jiat pull out a little kiss it will du tu talk abowt a good Bat when I used tu go tu see the gals we played sister Feby and and here we go roua the rosy and fallin in the and so and we used tu kiss the tu and I tell yu it wus rale tu ita fur gals and fellers tu pia kissin it is mity but tha hev I wish yu go tu one uv tbe upper ten Mi sakes Jist tu see a feller with one arm roun tbe gal huggin ber up like an old bar hugs ber and tbe gal with ber little hand on his and both round and but there aint enny barn iu ita nun uv ml Ef the gala want tu be bugged the best in the world to bag em is the But I will sa that when I ta see tbe gals ef a feller hed tride the huggin b lines a on them gals he wud hev bed hia cars it aint enny uv mi ni gals never the pacing round a room and bonin and tn fellera with ther har parted in tbe til tba git ont and Bit down while the yung man goes thru the ut fanin her to keep ber frum That part always looked tu me like old Misses Slogan nin the children when tba hed the Ime lie make mi letter ta There an awful thing happened ia last Tuesday nite but I havent room ia this letter fur Your a In Industry wd fa D. F. G. A. a. 9.