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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia .THE CONSTITUTION: ATLANTA, GA.. SUNDAY, DECEMBEK 7. 189O. iW> M i-FOUR t. T- stetcli Calculated to I of Some Cn- r -I 7 t Co C3t pronounced characteristics negro is bis amosingly nn- excusing a criminal act com- >BJJ matter how squarely 'ajay anli uo mutter how aiay be made to appear, lie jtch at the very last thread of JWil' ,J" T fcad a recent opportunity for study- t Beeoiiariy colored' characteristic siting a cross roads community m Iwzs invited to attend a trial that d to snr up the most refined circles of aty On the da> of the opening of Miay one passing through the neigh- -nj-rht have thougat that the presi- tmted hid just arrived and a general reception The cotton from the fields, marched to- comp cround where the trial was rt assembled under the trees The wn behind a slab and began to asy book, the township constable oat a thin sow an old family a negro boy into a whirling streak e nrosecuting attorney blew his 3oud snort, and tben the court was lened Pretty soon j. little old negro h into the circle Ho was a wiry was comical in expression de "of extreme trouble that had set- set down9' ho asked, nodding at n said the judge L sah thankee Want spect'n sich on dis daj but I vere em say dat am t lost ebon ef you show it to er doan know bont dat fur one day I Goat in de road an I bowed ter an jest den de scoundul hauled ?d ine of en de face o' de Lawd ul th 11 do exclaimed the judge saj sit will do sah I knows in rea- ill the prisoner replied "I allus tion ter wliut you tells me Sorter o how t crowd of negroes pressed forwa very minute to see the old fellow d aome of the women had begun to sort of a swinging chant, when the iided silence ruett said the judge mv name, sah the prisoner re- I dun been named dat ever sense eck Mammy tole me dat da wuz me John at one time atter Unk ter sell shuck collars but der ole j i 33- f oerledjetton er pnsson's a sorter got fio full orbucfe i d to drag him er waywid oryoke t s de reason da didn fc name me ind about that, the prosecuting 9 up k t mmdin er bout it, sah, L Q jest ez well ez John 1 ght then Allen You are charged w criminal assaults committed upon oi one Sandy Shelton L h I knows who jon mean, sah You mean ole bowlaig Sandy I knows him m.giiy Trsll for me an him wuz er bout ter Biarr n de same fam'ly once Putty good zmw baidy wnz, too fling you down in cr unit yo' holt broke He r mind about that Tho indictment stWii a. you took a number of ahirp instru 3HU, p esumably knife blades, and drove thmln ike op rail of a fence where tho said Sandy was m the habit of climbing over, and tba climbed over at that place and cut 'earfully That iS one indictment -i i e you to say about h 1 fellow jolted himself i grunt tot s er strange thing I thought dis i j. free country, but ef it ain't, w'y ji ter go lib summers Mm U er lew squirrels widout do white (ftti er dictin him i squirrels exclaimed tho Now lemme tell you follvfl Bta ter squirrels, but I doan Do way Tto" s Drive some knife blades in de ton e fence an' sharpen 'em es keen ez jutf Den so down de fence sorter till you git e7" squirrel on do fc u im an make him run up do fence to de top rail, an w'en, he ter do he ain't gwine see 'em but will ra em an' rip hisse'f wide open Den nly got de squirrel dead, bat you v mgh cleaned All you got ter do 11 uitch de jacket often him Now, iiad been squirrels an' ez I 'tended ter come back in n i git some fine ones fur do prose I wan t gvnne charge fur 'em, thought it e wutli while ter take do knifo ut long in de ebenin' yere conjo W do Lawd knows I lob dat cuts hiase f might ly, da tells me e it wan t no fault mine Doan -at t jest ez innercent as any y aidyou putthebladesin the exact a Sandy gets over9" s mme tell you dat in sqnir "ot to go whar de squirrels is I diill no squirrels whar dar wan't say that the squirrels ran against ad killed themselves9" J an, jes npped dasefs wide open. Wy SSTif good many things dat aeze vere folks doan fenow er bout said the prosecuting attorney, "wo will let that indictment go for the present and take up tho other one Not satisfied with the terrible laceration inflicted by the knife blades, you went to Sandy's corn crib and feted an old musket BO that any one opening the door of the crib would discharge the thing Sandy, upon reaching home, where he lived alone, went to the crib to get some corn to feed his hogs He was bleeding and was just able to walk He opened the crib door and then what happened9 An awful charge of shot was poured into his legs The neighbors say that you put the gun there "What have you to say about Now, lemtno tell yon bonS dat cose I pat de gun dar, I had er right ter do it, fur why Some time er go I noticed dat de Folks had been er stoalin my oo n I wucked hard fur dat co'n, an' I couldn't er ford ter let it go dat or woy, so I put do gun in dar How dia I know who wnz er dar? Man comes an' shoots hiHso'f it aint my fault I didn't think dat er honest man wuz gwine git hurt Pussou got er right kere o' his co'n, I reckon but why did you put the guc. in Sandy's crib You. had no corn there 'You heard what I said Why did yon put a gun in Sandy's cnb "Dat Is cuis, but it waz dis er way It wuz er monstus dark night, an' I thought dat wuz m> crib "How can that be when you lire at least a mile from Sandy's place 9" 'You heard what I said How did you mistake his cnb for youra when you were a mile away from home 9 Dat is cms sho, an' I hates ter 'knowledge it, but I wan't right bright in my mine at de time on see er pasaul o' us had been er ter ole Jinny's ter er quilting', an' de good ole soul dat she is sot out some mon stus strong blackberry brandy, an I drmked er gooa deal o' it an' I aidn t know when I come ter my house It wan't my fault, I kin tell you dat Here is old Aunt Jinny said the prosecuting attorney 'We will ask her if you were at her house on, sah Isow Aunt Jinny is er mighty good lady, but she am t right bright in her mine and nober wuz De doctor tole roe dat she dun los' her recollection "What "Leinme see Dr Spinner" "Are you sure "Yes sah, I knows "All right Dr Spinner will be here in a few minutes and we will abk him Say lemme tell you 'bout that white man He dun los his recollection, too "How do you know town, ui those days was a small and a iuneral an expensive affair. "StUI, I did not see how it would be possi- ble for me to write that speech, All day long I pat it off, bat when i tie table up to Molke's light came I drew a lit- bedsido and began my "taaiS TOT "BOUT DAT VU3 almos ready terfry when da f ice in' you onghter seo dera V5s grwme fetch you, Mr. couldn't waller, I La go for j i.e'y story, Allen, but 35 ro that ever killed Equip- i ho proeecwtinff attorney ifl nad encc, feut no re- iep is ef nobody else ain't aid tha priaonwr 'I kin do .i I USfii CAM. DAI LADY y, sali, I Knows it by dis fack I borred or dollar frum him some time ergo an' ho doan r co'lock dat I paid him Doan ax dat man caze he doan know I don t th nk that it is necessary to proceed furJiqr with tlustnal said tfaejudqe Wo 'vill bind tho onsonei over to appear be'oro giand jury For i lew moments the pnboiie- in s lenco Atte awhile he looked up, with an of disgust011 his faco, and slid taiii'c lull or lew squirrels lessen da b uds him tsr de ]urj Man. t put nt gun m his crib ter perteck property liaaen b nde b a ober de Wlut-e 'olkt or er vote but da doan want Mm. ter take Xei-e o hiv property wholo 'nins ib er trick cr jrm me Oe7c ivbito fo'L.8 I Jos en da leu me tei 'le pcnny- tencliy I gviim DO cctod ter some ollice It's all -vaalcy an jCilousnesc OPJF P BEAD work Smith stopped aud'mped away a tear "God he resumed, "tt was hard, but I scratched away Every few minutes I had to give mv wife some medicine, or hold her hand and talk to her Several times she whispered to me that she wanted to hear what I had written, and so I read the speech to her little by little Once she pressed my hand, and said that flhe was proud of me, and that some day I would be a very great man "I made the speech bright and eloquent, C3 my employer requested, bat I don't know how I did it. I felt that it had to be done, and I kept my tears back and wrote on Just after midnight I stopped a fall hour, and talked to my wife Not until she urged me did I take up my work asram 'My pen rushed along until it was nearly morning Onco t thin nhite hand motioned me to the bedside, and I gave Mollie a Lisa, and whispered that she was very happy 1 The speech drevr near to its close, and finally I nnished the last page as the first glim- mer of the da'n u began to show in the east I pushed away the manuscript, and walked over to Mollie bhe was with a smile on her face1" The old fellow pulled out his handkerchief, and give a little sob "It %U happened long he said, "but it overcomes me now when Itbin't ol it Every yeir, wbon the Christmas holidays are cominc on, I live over again that bitter exDerience, and yet I should be thankful that the speech came to me just in tune, and that strength was ino to write it The money earned that night gave mv wife the last pleasant mo- ments that she enjoyed on earth Smith's atorv completely upset rre, and I found it difficult to murmer a few words of synipathj is be walked out of the office A slave f the pen' He described himself rightly But I shall always think of him as a strong man "What pluck ind superb self control he must have liad' And yet with it all, he had a heart aa tender as a woman, this brave and honest victim of mibfortune and I cannot get idea out of my head that deserves to be called a hero in spite of his bad luck WALLACF P BBEI> A SLAVE OF THE PEN. Smith will do for his name, well is any other If >13 story is to oe put ints cold type, it is to hii Some epi- sodes in lif iro so sad tbAl is s .iln-ost a pity to say an} tiling about then 1 first -usny years Bgo ho was old So tlnn iiairad and faco T care woi i iNot long ago whtn I passod h in stree1-, ho had sho stnio -ged tronilet. ind slinb'iy look Jost bow Suiltl. got into the uaD t oC vieifc ing office I ho brojgat A on, o- a t-pecial article, orcaineto loot o-ver L i> lu tho course of time I found he a well-edu- cated man and i good wn.er "You iro a mailer of tho pon I said one day, "and you to do vro 1 "No, lama of the tho gloomy reply "I hive bulls up the lortonos of many brt luck nasal ways boon against me I always wo-keil for low TTgos, and half the tjrno I haTe had no regular employ- ment I looked Iceenly it tUe old man There he sat, a b" uny, accomplished scholar, industri- ous and temperate and ye" after a life time struggle ho was an uttci failure He told mo something of his historj and mj knowledge of some of the matters touched upon by him convinced me he to d the truth "The approach of Christmas makes me blue, he said after we had talked awhile "I had tho greatest trial of my life, years ago, when the people around me were enjoying their hol- idays." He paused a moment, p-nshed his hand over his eyes, and then uent on "M> wife was and it had been ah unlucfcj winter with me Quo morning the doctor told mo that my i ife would die in twenty four hours I walked out mto the yard in a dazed waj tnnng to compose inyself before going back to Moluo's beaside "A roan hailed me and beckoned me to the gate. He was a prominent citizen for whom I had more than once done some wrrbng He thrust a few sheets of paper into my hand He wanted me to take his rough notes and write a speech for him, and he wanted it written that veryaight At nrst I n as about to refuse, but a fiought caused mo to change my mind I had onlv ten dollars in the world, and my knew she was gomg to die, and had told me of her great dread that the charity of the neighbors would have to be appealed to in ol- der to secure for her a decent burial "Well, I promised to write the speech for twenty-five dollars, cash down m advance. The roan objected, but I lot hira know the situation, ond he handed over Sie money As I turned to enter the home he me back. and tolft me to maVe tho bright and eloquent My heart, was almost breaking, Tmt I lold Mollie all about it, and ahowod her the money Ihe poor thing smiled, sir, actu- allv smiled' Then, as I bent orer her ahe put an arm around my neck and Ussed ae She tvaa ever tbe thought that her husband would givo her and bwfroma HAWKES JLJLJL-L JL 1 Frequently requires either from age or mal foi motion tho aid of glasses to give perfect vision 3vow "no want to impress npon you the IMPORTANCE of having the frames of thoi- glasses properly adjusted to the faco and to do so below cuts of the coricct and incorrect waj BUT THIS WILL NOT DO, Because the axis of the glasses do not coincide with the center oC the eyes This frequently can es fa gne sunerin luciug HE VDAClIiC EbS Etc "Whoa a fino glass is used in frajies made to conform peiiectly to the wearer a face, the ueat-eaults ire sure to fol To tins fact cin bo a trtb ite I in great measure tlie MAKVELOUS SUCCESS of Hawkes 'Crystallized Lenses. "Wo inike a of coriect framing at tho oame time buing c irefu to niiintam tho standard of oui r Thousands of out tho country will attaafc tho beueucialJeHects of our nol cy A. K. Opticjan Atlanta DR. BOWES CO Soutto Medical Dispensary. 8 1.9 ZtAT.rETTA ST., ATL GA. Jacobs' Pharmacy) Children al-arnyu SCOTT'S of pure Cod Uvar Oil with Hypo- I pbospliltoa of Lime anc: Soda la pboaphltoa aimoet oa palatable aa Clillcto.n onto} It rather than otherwise. A MARVELLOUS FLESH PRODUCER it la Indeed, and tha little lada and laaaloa who take cold easily, may be fortified asolnst a cougU that might prove aerlouat by taking Scott's Emulsion after their meals during the winter season. Betcare of substitutions and Imitatfanf. A LADY DYING tn every neiRhborhoocl of what tho average doctor cills an mcurab'o disease of the womb Mrs Dr Brannon t unfailing home treatment for all womb troubles ind menstrual irregularities cure 5on Treatment biiJccd to case sent by mall or express with coniploteMirections Particulars and prnofs of cures by mail sealed Address, with stamp or call Mrs Dr Mary A Brannon, 15 "Washington street Atlanta, Ga, I.QT 2" Imo su tu thur sat___________________ The last day for paying State and County Tax is December 19th. Pay now and avoid the rush. A. P. STEWART, T. C. F. Go. riov 3D sun tu tliur GEORGIA J. iGrEOKQIA. COMPA2TT1 AUGT7STA, Or i, be luOnuci 2jtU, 1890. J Commencing instant, cue roiiowing passen- ger achedulo will bo ouoratod. _ _ Le we Angu to. Arrno C auu! Washington Lcavo Vtbens Gainesville Ainvt- Atlanta 7 1 m 9 12am 7 20a m S 25am 5 55am 1 COpm 23 Lc -VL. Atlanta Leave Gainesville Arrno Athens Arm o Washington Arrive C-unak Arrive 2 45 p m 5 55am 7 20pm C 24 pm 8 15 p in Y _____ 2103am 8 15p in Lv Wisfe 11 10am o lo p m Aloons 8 40am 2 30 p m Ar Gainesville. 8 25pm 3 15 p in Ar All S 45pm XM> I UI Y 3____________ II 35 Lv Augusta, 11 00pm G S5 111 Ar AtLtnta. C 3) m Li, -L U xtA SKSiinL-v Uccatur J 45am Ai ur 9 _3 Atlanta 10 15am Iv Vll r a 3 ClarKaton 4 10pm 3 49 i ml f Decatur 4 25 ft> Hi1 Ar vtlantu uA 4 50pm buntuy I v Atl nta 6 JO o m 5 40 a m IT b fi6 p 11 Lv Dcoitur 725am 3 p 111 Ar Ail Jt _____ 7 fijam OS N OUT LXl iirfib I I til _____ 'vo o2 EASTWARD v S 00pm 11 Ar Cimak _ 12 1J Ic t i til J o hmn A "W tic 1 bins Lcaio i Airi J no i it 30 II 10 1 in! 40 p m 6 05 p in G 40 p m 30 p m 4 05 p m 4 30 pm Qironic, Nervous, Blood and SMn Diseases. debility, seminal Josser, !m- W J5n V U ?J b P" red vital enerry, Seiaiy loss of memory, eltecfc of liad Iiablta, con ol iclfiuS, anu perniccntly cured. A TtTTi oUseaoeB svpnills KLOUU AJNi) nlVlJS all of ft, ter nble results totally eracuca'tea Ulcers, blotcnca, or nlcented tbroat and 'nouth, scrofula, ery- permanently cored kltae'T and bladder trotibles, burning URETHRAl STRI Slesj Cbttilee on. train 4 214 J wii il uign-Ued stop at my ret ulir la ST aad 26 v-iR fctop I resolve passen- ce g to ui-i from tlr- only. E, Hi leia, T-oini-son CaraaK, Noiwood, Uime. j Orawioid.iliB union Point, (irreenesbo o, i, .laucdjjo, bocial Circle, Cunjcr Liciionla, btone Mountain anUe close connection for ail t o nts nort i a- d uortli J aud Jinnor -t Union. Point. Gau'l ily No 56 52 lyoscept Diilyatmtlay No 54 Daily Ar 2 oo pin 11 3O pm _ .ffR Ar Opelfka. Ar Colunbs 4 3j j in 5 14 pta Ar Montgry 1 25 pm ArFensadal 1 25 am Ar Mobile 2 10 am ArJr Orlens 1 00 am Ar HoatriTxl 2 SO am 5 30 am 3 45 am 9 13 am 8 10 am Z 15 pm 9 0> G 28 pin 8 4' am 7 42 pmi J 45 am 8 IS pm" TO SLLMA. SHREVKFORT Lv'Mont j 7 tS5 pm 7 SO iin! ArSelmd. 9 pm J 30 ami Jso 57rtai 2-OItTU 51 2so >3 ly except BOUND D_ily DaJy bund-iy LT Orleaa LT Mobile S lj pm 45 .1 9 y am 0 M ac 11 1? 7 37 pm 10 la pm 11 4a am 12 4 To am1 1 15 3 4 "3 am 4 31 am o 30 am 7 00 am! 7 30 am R 49 am 10 25 -m CORNER MARIETTA AND PEACHTREE STREETS. Jacobs' Fragrant Cologne. V: 200 gallons have been standing for months, ripening and devel- oping so as to be better than ever for the coming holiday trade. It must be remembered that perfumes, like wine, npen and improve with age, this cologne it can be truthfully said that its popularity increases where- ever sold or used. It is lasting, at the same time delicate, in fact, mid- way between an extract and a cologne, and then the price, 25 for a pint, put up in a. Caswell glass stoppered bottle This is not the only style in which we sell it, by any means. Our usual method of putting it up in many cut glass and plain bottles isalargely augmented this year, and we can sell it to you in glass stoppered fancy pitchers at 25c. Just think of it! The bottle is worth more In cut glass bottles of Baccarat make, in plain bottles, in colored bottles, in fact in styles too numerous to specify, and all the same cologne. a sleepiae w Ire m and notr be- aa carry Boaet e CPU. TYLjeK, R. E I IT1Z, T FRAGRAIT THE BEST! Startling prices on v e- locipedes, Triyccles Bicycles, at Nunnally'fo, 36 Whitehall street. Get one while we have all the sizes. Jacobs' Fragrant COLOGNE, The most lasting of all Perfumes If there is one favorite of Jacobe Pharmacy it IB FragrsCSfc Cologne, fragrant refreshing and fascinating iNevorbecomes rani ind heavy One of taase re- flnea perfumes whose strength is just suflici n to leave m our pathwa> a suspicion of the themselves Sold in bulk and bottles m pain fancy mould and catglass bottles. Our regular 50c size is as large as the majority of one dollar bottles in tho market with everj 009 dollar battle of Jacobs wo present an elegant packagt, of Sachet Powder either Helio- trope Jockey Club, White Kose or Violet Our Violet Sachet Pov.rd.er is put up in a flat convenient manner, anu uneii, laces, clothing or note paper with all tlie favored fragance of the flower. THIS STYLE 26 CLNTS. THIS STYLE 48 CENTS THIS STYLE TO CENTS. CoverM Bottles, ALL STYLES, "WTTH Out Glass Stoppers, PEICE 24 OEMS EACH. Colgate's Cashmere Bou- quet Soap 21 cent's Colcite s Cashmere Bou- quet Lxtiact 19 Colgate t "S tolet V atcr, 38 and 7G oents Colgitc s "New Felliam Soip 40 cents dozen Colgate b Rum and Qui- s Satchets, all odors, in bnlk. all odors. In one ounce S-, 33, CO and 89c With every dollar bottle of our Cologne we give free of charge a package of our celebrated Sachet Powder, Jockey Club, Violet, White Rose or Heliotrope Our method of "Cutting Prices" to the lowest notch will be noted more especially this season in Holiday Goods. We are offering Hair Brushes and Mirrors, Celluloid, Oxidized Silver Brushes and Mirrors, Combs, Powder Boxes, Shaving Mugs, etc., etc, at fully one half the price charged for the same goods elsewhere. Celluloid Comb, Brush and Mirror, white oval or square Celluloid Comb, Brush and Mirror, amber, or souare Celluloid Comb, Brush and Mirror, imitation burnt Celluloid Comb.Brushand Mirror.carved on or square Celluloid Whisk Broom Holders, hand painted Oxidized Silver Hair Brush, Comb and Mirror, lily design Oxidized Silver Hair Brush, Comb and mirror, rose design, curved handles Oxidized Silver Hair Brush, Comb and Mirror.antique design, Oxidized Shaving Mugs Oxidized Silver Puff Boxes Our Souvenir which is conceded to be the finest ever given to purchasers of Holiday Goods. des gned J 75 175 200 75C 2.50 2.75 300 83c 75C IS JACOBS' PHARMACY MARIETTA AND PEACHTEEE STS. SF4PFR1
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