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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - December 1, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume Xxxi. George l. Doughty jr., attorney at Law. Offices Accomac and Belle Haven. Practices in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. P. Aylett attorney at Law. Office Accomac c. Practices in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Abbott Byrd attorney and oot us 6ilor at Law. Offices Accomac j. H., Chinco Teague Island Ai d me Tompkin a. At Chincoteague Island 4th week in every month will practice in All the courts of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. John w. West attorney at Law. Practices in All the courts of the Eastern Shore of a. Offices ? ? at Onancock and Accomac 0. Stewart e. Powell attorney at Law offices Accomac 0. And Onan cock a. Practices in All the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. N b. Wescott. 8. Jas. Turlington. Wescott so. Turlington. Attorney a at Law offices Accomac 0. H., Mapps Burg and fair Oaks a. Practice in All the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. G. Wai tee Mapp. Brooks Mapp Mapp & Mapp. Attorneys at Law. Offices Grangeville Keller and Accomac o. H., practice in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia Otho f. Mears offices Eastville Northampton county and Accomac court Houst practices All courts on the Eastern snore of Virginia. John s. Parsons attorney at Law Accomac Jau Thouse. A. Will practice in ail courts of acco Mac and Northampton counties. Jno b. And j. Harky Rew. Attorneys at Law. Offices Accomac o. And Park Ley. At Accomac o. H., every wednesday. W ill practice in All the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Ben t. Gunter attorney at Law Accomac o. A. A. Will practice in All the courts of Accomac and Norona Micou Cornuet i. Floyd Nook attorney at Law Accomac o. H., a. Practices in All the courts on Chat Eastern Shore of Virginia. Wariner amen attorney at Law offices Accomac . And on Ancock. At Accomac j. Every we tin and Friday. Will practice in All the courts of Accomac and Norl Lampion counties. Juhn e. Nottingham Wjk attorn eat Liaw Ujj ram own. V a. Practices in All the courts on my Eastern 6noreoi Virginia. Do. D. , dentist. Accomac court mouse va.? a. To 6 p. 111. In. Be at i Ardsley every tuesday. Or. John a. Turlington veterinarian. Graduate United states College of veterinary science. Fair Oaks Virginia. Via Melia office hours 7 to 9 a. M.? 6 top. Will practice in Accomac and North Thainston counties. Or. W. Turlington veterinarian fair Oaks a. Reference past patrons. Oan be called by phone Day or night. W. G. Emmett notary Publio Balle Haven Virginia Fred. A Ruediger county Surveyor Accomac 0. H., a. Thoroughly equipped with latest Anc beat instruments otters his services to the citizens of Accomac. County. Or. Has. F. Turman dentist. I will be at Bloxom to practice my profession on Ali following dates. March 11, 12, 13. April 8, 9, 10. May 13, 14, 15. June 10, 11, 12. July 8, 9, 10. Main office Chincoteague a. We. P. Bell & co., druggists Accomac cd i agents for Waterman s Ideal Fountain pers. Stock always on hard. Finest line of stationery on Eastern Shore Oval Accomac c.h., va., Saturn Hafia the Albino a Story of a narrow escape by Clarissa Mackie now or. Hanford it is your turn to spin a Yard remarked professor Ursyle one evening As the steamship Neptune with a party of tourists was a Irving the african coast do James urged mrs. Hanford As the seven tourists Drew their chairs into close proximity. I know positively that you had an adventure with that Albin Dragoman you hired at an Albino Dragoman laughed a thur Clayton. Be gods what a sight was your Man egyptian arabian Mussulman or Christian he was not exactly an Albino he was very fair and Light haired was he not James questioned mrs. Hanford referring to her husband who was listening with a smile of amusement Light headed he corrected. Hafla had an egyptian Mother an arabian father. The Mother was a Christian and the father a Mohammedan Hafla was an out and out Heathen and is now for All i that is not All of your Story pro tested miss Emeline Gray. That Sav ors too much of tabloid fit in t much of a Story admitted or. Hanford reluctantly. Indeed 1 Don t understand How Harriet got the idea there was a Story connected with i never suspected there was until 1 saw you kicking him Down the Steps of the hotel retorted mrs. Hanford quietly and amid the laugh that followed or. Hanford began his Story. Well Hafla the Heathen came to me the first Day we arrived in Cairo and after assuring me that he was the most efficient interpreter and guide be tween the red sea and the Atlantic Ocean he produced innumerable tattered bits of paper that he swore were recommendations from former patrons and As i did not care to examine them i was compelled to take him at his own valuation. Of course i was mainly interested in the excavations around Naua beaks and Hafia professed to have been born in the very Shadow of the Nana pyramids so i was confident that our expedition would be accomplished with out mishap As he was doubtless Well acquainted with the Vicinity. These pyramids Are a half Day s journey to the East of Cairo and on the morning of our Start my Dragoman appeared with two camels and soon we were leaving the City streets be Hind and rocking Over the Sandy Road past the waterworks and out toward the arabian desert. " master remarked Hafia to me a few hours later As we ate luncheon beside a Little Spring of water i have been thinking that there is a pretty Pyramid much nearer than that of Naua where there Are no excavations being made and where All is peace and quietness instead of dirt and disorder one could sleep refreshingly there " Hafia i said sternly we go to investigate to observe to discover not to sleep. We shall sleep when we re turn to Cairo. Remove the luncheon and let us be on our Way with ill Grace my Albino Dragoman tossed the remains of our meal into the Sand and brought my Camel to its Knees before me. We Rode on in silence for several hours. Instead of the cheerful conversation which had Light ened the Burden of the Sandy journey we maintained an unbroken silence for Hafia was sulking openly and i was out of patience with him and be ginning to have serious doubts As to his integrity. You said it was a half Day s Jour Ney i exclaimed at last. It is now 5 o clock and we Are still in the desert " i came the Long Way master growled Hafia moodily. " Why did you do that i demanded thoroughly angry. Hafia shrugged his shoulders. 1 have forgotten the Short Way. Besides it is rough and infested with robbers " How soon shall we arrive at Nana " in an hour master but i will ques tion this caravan approaching us across the sunbathe Sand was a string of some ten or a dozen ragged looking camels whose riders were the dirtiest and most Ras Cally looking lot i d seen in Many a Day. " Don t let them know we Are alone. Hafia i warned him. They look like robbers Hafia rolled one of his queer Light coloured eyes toward me As he nodded reassuringly. held a few minutes Low toned conversation with the Lead ers of the caravan and then dismiss ing them with a rough spoken word he turned and watched them As disappeared behind us through the Golden Sunset Haze. When the first Star has risen we shall see the Pyramid of Nana master said Hafia Good Nat redly and from that moment he chattered on with High spirits until i had almost forgot Tea Bis morose fit. Just after the Sun had set and while the Swift Twilight was falling blotting out Distant Oasis or nearby Sand Dune i thought i heard the soft padding of Carnei hoofs passing us on the Sand and i strained my eyes to the left and saw As through a thick Gray veil a shadowy caravan of men and camels passing us. In an instant they were out of sight ahead of us and i believed the vision to have been an hallucination of sight and hearing so i did not mention the matter to Hafia and afterwards i was glad that i did not All at once a dark shape loomed oat of the Twilight and just above it 1 saw the dim Luster of the first Star. " the Pyramid exclaimed. " have i spoken the truth master Tatum of Mully Chalmers Herre Shol the Herreshoff Thoro bred Glidden toured the Eastern Shore roads three Days in every week during the entire Winter with a perfect score. It was on the Road when other cars together with the groundhog looked for cover. It was on the Road still when they came out saw their Shadow and returned to cover again. It is a Road is built to stand heavy roads and it does it. That is Why the doctor bought it. Neither factory nor dealer make any claim for it that the Yare not prepared to stand behind and substantiate. Be sure and see this car before you Purchase and learn Why people Are talking so much about it. 000000000000 i. There will be a double decked car Load of them Here april is. Terry Mapps Burg a. Fox s auction 20-22-24-26 s. Paca Street Baltimore md., every wednesday is the place to buy your horses and mules. Private sales daily. Largest assortment in tote state. Best assortment at private Sale on tuesdays Day before the auction. Fox & sons co. Ward Axworthy. Standard and registered in volume xvii a. T. A out of town lady 2 11� from the family of Nancy Hanks 2 04, Etc. F Axtell 5183 3 2 12 William l. 4244. Sireofozanam2 o7, sire of 12.v-j Loree 2 08j,7 in 2 to Etc axworthy24845 3 2 15j by Mambrino boy 844.o sire of Hamburg Belle Marguerite. Kentucky Prince 2470.s 201 1, Hail worthy dam of 6, including ? sire of 41. 2 051, gen. Watts 3 Marguerite a. 2 12j Young Daisy. 9 2 06j, Tom Axworthy Grandam of Margaret by stride away 294.�\u25a0 2 07, Guy Axworthy o. 2 051, Etc. Dam of 3in 2 20, Etc. 4 2 08j, Etc. F Wilton 5982, 2 191 George Wilkes 519, 2 22.g sireof9in 2 10 include i sire of 83 dams of 209. Ing eudora2 Osl Wil Alley by hambletonian 10. Lie Benton 2 051, will dam of 3in list Etc. Town lady Leyburn 2 06, Etc. Record 2 114 Kadijah. Red Wilkes 1749.dam of lady worthy record 2 28f.sire of 178 dams of 268.2 111, town directly dam of town lady our Mary. 2 151. 2 11j. By thoroughbred delijah2 Luj Grandam great Brood Mare of lady worthy 2 111,town directly 2 151. 4th dam Nelly b. By Harry Patchen dam of 4, including Mike Wilkes 2 15f Grandam of 2 Kirtley s St dam Sophy Grandam of Nancy Hanks 2 04, Etc. By Edwin Forest 49, 6th dam Sophronia by Brown Pilot Parker s7th dam. dam by lance9th dam by Gray Dungannon town lady record 2 11�, dam of lady worthy 2 111 and town directly 2 151, washout of Kadijah 2 28, also dam of Delilah 2 114. Her dam our Mary also produced american Jay 2 21. The next dam was Nelly 8., dam of Mike Wilkes 2 15f, Ira Wilkes 222\ sire Adrian Wilkes sire and boswell.jr., sire. The next dam Sophy produced Nancy Lee dam of Nancy Hanks 2 04, Etc an Rivulet dam of 2, Etc Axworthy 24845, 3 2 15j, sire of Hamburg Belle 2 011, Hail worthy 2 051, gen Watts 3 2 06j, Tom Axworthy 2 07, Guy Axworthy 4 2 08, Alta Axworthy 3 2 10, Etc. His dam Marguerite also produced Marguerite a. 2 124 dam ol3, including Margaret 0.2 051, Axt Ellion 2 151, sire King Darlington 2 of sire of Kingmond 2 09etc. Wilton 5982, 2 191, sire of Eudora 2 051, Willie Benton 2 051, will Leyburn 2 06 Vera Capel 2 074, Bessie Wilton 2 091, Dorothy Wilton 2 091, Brownie Wilton 2 10, rubber 2 10, Moquette 4 2 10, Etc. Sired dams of Gayton 2 081, Doroth Redmond 2 09, Silko 3 2 111, lady worthy 2 111, sister Francis 3 2 114, Etc this stallion though Young has proven to be a sire of Speed Well made Colt with Best of qualities Good size suitable for any purpose. Axworthy had Only three Colts two years old in Spring 1910.owner s statement two of these showed quarters in forty seconds As two year Olds. The other in Spring 1911, As a three year old showed a half in 1 094.in 1911 several of his two year old Colts showed a 2 40 gait and one As a two year old from owner s statement and others out of a Rod Oliver mar showed mile in 2 30, Quarter 344 at his Colts convince yourself As to their gait qualities size and con formation. Will stand at Onancock or. Henry Mason Bloxom and or. W. Taylo Temperanceville. I will Send him any reasonable distance for service fee?s2s.oo, for a sound healthy foal. �. E. Hues Onancock a. Feed your working Stock Purina Stock feed and your laying hens Purina scratch feed and your Milch cows Protena Dairy feed. We Are jobbers of Hay Grain feed Lime hair Cement poultry feeds a specially. Mail orders Given our prompt . S. Schermerhorn & son 127-1&9 Cheapside Baltimore my Wood endurance 1 imported Hackney Stal lion registered of dark Bay color weight about 1,350 lbs., 8 years old will make the Spring season in upper acco Mac and at any Point upon application for his services. I will be at Jenkins Bridge Nevery thursday and saturday for service. is of Fine conformation and his get splendid farm and Road horses. Terms $25.00 in insure. For further particulars apply to Ashton Fletcher Jenkins Bridge a. C. S. Waples with we. Waterall & co. Established 1869. Camden Philadelphia a. J., a. In buying paints ask for water All s Well known brands. Combination mixed mixed paint. Fob Sale by John s. Waples Onancock i j. W. Rogers & bro., Onley Boggs & Rogers Melfa Lon and & Dodson Cashville a. A. Savage deep Creek avg. F. Byrd Sanford " s. F. Byrd Poulson fun. W. Tawes & son Crisfield my. Martin & Mason attention to their Large Stock of. Sash. Doors. Blinds. hardware. . Lime. Bricks. And building material generally. Paints. Oil Sand painters ? supplies. We Are prepared to Cut Honse Bills to order also to manufacture barrel Staves and Heads of goo Quality. Our grist Mill will run every. Sat urday notwithstanding report tothe contrary. We shall at All time be pleased to show our goods and invite you to Call and inspect our Stock before making your purchases and we will save you Money. Martin & Mason co Harb Forton. A. Jno. W. Duncan jeweler Onancock. Virginia. J offering an unusually Large Stock of watches clocks silverware jewel by diamonds a. Especial attention is invited to his Supply of wedding presents and Don forget him when in need of spectacles. Ask your neighbor about his ability to properly fit Yon yes Hana. Is there not u Camp nearby where the expedition in charge of the excavations have their quarters i would speak with the great Man in charge. I have letters of introduction and i would spend the night in his Camp there was an instant s hesitation and then Hafla s voice came soft and velvety through the Semi darkness. " the Camp of the Learned men lies a half mile beyond the Pyramid. It is on a High slope far above the band fleas " never mind. A some of them must be Here now. There is a Light within the Pyramid afterwards i Learned that the Light was a Small lantern carried up the out Side of the edifice to guide us on the Way. " let us get off Here and see if pro Fessor Georges is inside " that is a great idea of the master assented Hafla eagerly and he slipped from his Camel and commanded mine to Kneel. In another instant 1 was on the ground and stumbling Down into an excavation at the end of which was an Oblong of Light it was the open doorway to a passage leading into the Pyramid. As i entered the passageway i put my hands to my has and uttered our old College yell in order to apprise Georges of my arrival. What happened afterwards seems As dreamlike As the shadowy caravan i saw in the desert. Around a Corner of the passageway a Long Brown Arm shot out and extinguished the swinging lantern that had lured me there. Then a score of lean fingers attacked me in the darkness and i was aware that i was robbed of watch and Money and what Ever else of value i possessed. But Quick As lightning my hand had snatched at the revolver at my hip and i managed to free my right Arm., and fire it among my enemies. The Flash and the echoing report threw the robbers into panic. The wounded one yelled terrible curses upon me unto the twentieth generation until distance silenced his voice. I groped my Way into the open air and beneath the stars found my Camel. Hafia and his beast had disappeared. I wonder if any of you Ever tried to mount a Camel when he was standing humped before you and you did t know the password that would make him drop on his calloused Knees. Well i tried every Way i could think of to make that Camel Kneel. I prayed to him and i swore in seven languages but he stood there in the Moonlight with sulky protruding lower lip and obstinate poise. Once i essayed to climb up by the gorgeous trappings of leather that served As harness but he turned and snapped at me viciously. I was quite in despair when suddenly out of the Shadow of the Pyramid there came a single word hoarsely whispered but quite audible a word of command that brought the Camel to his Knees in a Trice. I scrambled upon his Back turned him about As he arose to his height and away we went Over the track we had come. I trusted entirely to the Camel to take me Back to Cairo and we reached there just As Day was dawning. My Camel chose his own Way. And we entered the City by Way of the Citadel and 1 inquired of a Soldier concerning the Pyramid of Naua and i told him of my adventure of the previous night. laughed and assured me that 1 had never been within Twenty Miles of Naua that Hafia had deliberately led me to a Small Tomb which was a rendezvous for a gang of robbers and he said that the shadowy caravan was without doubt the villainous band who had robbed me. Your guide was Hafia the Albino he asked so optically. "1 nodded assent. " then it is a wonder that your Throat was not Cut he said dryly and turned his Back. I placed the matter in the hands of the police and toward evening they returned my watch but the Money had disappeared beyond re Call. I was preparing for bed when a servant informed me that a Dragoman awaited my coming in the veranda of the hotel. 1 suspected it was Hafia and went Down. There he was his cloak drawn closely about his face quite disguising his features and complexion but i caught the gleam of his Pale wicked Eye. " master he whined cringing by my Camel ran away with me and i re turned too late to be of assistance to you. Shall we Start again for the Pyra mid Al Naua in the morning " you May Start now i said rudely and then it was that mrs. Hanfor saw me administer a Well deserved kick to Hafia the Albino. That is the end of the of. James i would have died of fright if i had known you were in such danger cried his wife. Not much danger in such a pack of cowards reassured her husband easily. The ladies of the party separated from the group and chatted together. The four men grew closer. Is that the reason you had a Sud Den attack of rheumatism in your left Arm Hanford asked Arthur Clayton. What was it a knife yes grinned or. Hanford Rue Folly. In after years. Old fog father my father never supplied me with Money to squander on fast horses. Theater parties late Din ners and the Liko. Do to Date son of. That s All right dad. You must re member that i come of a More Aristo cratic family than you did.?Chicago news. Forced youth. I insist that 1 am just As Young As i used to � that s All right As Long As you Don t try to act that Way."? Houston Post when time does t Fly. Sitting around a country depot wait ing for a Midnight train will do a lot to dissipate that Tempus Fuget theory.? Atchison Globe. who is not ready today will be m to tomorrow.?ov& saved by his boots. The Way a writer dodged Dath in the French revolution in the French revolution a Feuille Monist named sch Oberndorf who possessed considerable ability As a writer by heartily espousing the cause of the Gironde its in All that emanated from his pen rendered himself obnoxious to Robespierre and at the dictation of that fierce Leader was incarcerated. When the death cart one morning came to the prison for its Load of those that were that Day to be Butch ered sch Oberndorf s name was on the list of the condemned. The Jailer in formed him that such was the Case and the writer dressed himself for his last ride very nonchalantly and he was extremely fastidious As to his personal appearance with great care. His boots however he could not find. Here there everywhere assisted by his Jailer he looked for them to no Avail. I am quite Willingto be executed said he to the Jailer after their fruit less search but really i should be ashamed to go to the Guillotine with out my boots. Nor do 1 wish to de Tain this execution party he added smiling grimly. Will it make any difference if my execution is deferred until tomorrow by that time i shall probably succeed in finding my i Don t know that it will matter particularly when Yon Are guillotined responded the functionary Between whom and sch Oberndorf there had existed a sort of Friendship. Sup pose we Call it tomorrow then All and the Jailer allowed sch Oberndorf to remain not unwillingly As owing to his Universal Good humor he was especially liked by .1 the jail attendants. The following morning when the cart Drew up before the prison door for its Batch of victims sch Oberndorf dressed in his Best including the boots that had been found stood waiting the summons of the Jailer to take his place therein. Meantime however a new Jailer had taken the place of the old one the latter him self having suddenly been displaced by reason of suspected disloyalty to the revolutionists and sch Oberndorf s name was not called that morning. Nor was it called the next morning nor the morning after that nor in deed Ever again. It was believed by All outside of his friends in the jail that he had perished on the morning originally set for him. remained in prison until the Sway of Robes Pierre had ended. Then he regained his Liberty As did the rest of those prisoners whose Heads had not fallen beneath the bloodstained a. New York press. St. Andrews bottle Dungeon. St. Andrews is perhaps the most distinctive of the old Castle towns of Scotland. It was built Early in the thirteenth Century and it was Here that Bishop Kennedy showed James 11. How to break the Power of his no by taking a bundle of arrows separating them and swapping them one by one. In Stewart Dick s the pageant of the Forth the author says under the sea Tower in the heart of the Rock where it juts into the sea is a Gre some Dungeon known As the bottle Dungeon so called from its shape in the floor of the lower room in the Tower is a Hole five feet in diameter. Down it goes for nearly twelve feet. The neck of the bottle then widens out to form a chamber nearly Twenty four feet breadth. There is no Light no ventilation no exit of any kind but the neck of the bottle. A prisoner there had no More Chance of escape than a crab has in a a hindu dinner party. A hindu ladies dinner begins at 12 o clock and lasts two hours. But the guests begin to assemble some time before the dinner for the simple Rea son that they have to go into the Gar Den and choose their own fruit and vegetables. Meat by the Way is for Bidden. The chief dish at a dinner party is composed of Rice and Maize. The guests sit on the floor in two rows facing one another and eat with their fingers. The most esteemed widow lady present hands round the dishes and this service is considered a great Honor. Coconut milk and various kinds of sherbet Are drunk. When the meal is Over the ladies take a Small portion of Betel nut wrapped in pan leaves. Pan is a Green Leaf something like Laurel and is prepared in no fewer than eighty different ways. Each of those ways is sup posed to give a different emotion to the eater. I parting request. Augustus Caesar was a Wise ruler and when he died it was said of him that he had found Rome Brick and left it he liberally patronized men of letters and the augustan age is a phrase applied to any Era distinguished for literature and the arts. On the approach of his death it is said Augustus called for a Mirror and arranged his hair. then asked those about him if be had played his part Well. On their answering in the affirmative he said after the manner of the actors then Farewell and applaud the celtic affirmative. In the speech of so highly developed a people As the celts there is no equiv Alent to thus it happens that you shall never hear an Irish waiter pronounce the Shibboleth yes sir of his English confreres for he invariably expresses an affirmative by some such phrase As i shall it is. Sir."? Blackwood s Magazine. The old and the new. The old fashioned Bride who was powered with a stack of be quilts now has a daughter who is going to bring her husband a Truu Ful of lingerie. Galveston news. You judge a Man not by what he promises to do but by what he Han done that is the Only True test. Chamberlain s cough remedy judged by this Standard has no Superior. Peo ele everywhere speak of it in theism est terms of Praise. For Sale Byall dealer. Number 36 our big game. Brat Harte c explanation that mad the matter quit Clear. Bret Harte the whimsical and Brilliant chronicler of roaring Camp and poker Flat used to become weary to exasperation at the foolish admirers who could not separate him from his characters and who insisted on con founding their experiences and predilections with his own. Since h6 wrote of Pioneer mining Camps in the ear a Days of the Gold fever his characters were often heroic Only in part. Indeed they were quite As often rogues As heroes. As he obviously could not be identified with the rougher types among them the favorite notion seemed to be that he was. Or had been a gentleman Gam Bler. With that idea in mind a Yonng englishman in London once tried hard to get him to describe and explain poker which he referred to As your great american or. Harte conveniently misunderstood him. So you say great game Over Here he inquired amiably. In the United states now we Call it big game grizzlies catamounts Buffalo and Bighorn Don t you know. But we Don t Chase them with pokers. No no they re abundant but they Don t often come into the houses really. It s usually necessary to go outside with a at another time he Learned that a certain noted hostess whose invitation to Dine he had just accepted had been questioning one of his intimates to learn if it were True that he was a reformed Gambler. Not declared or. Harte wearily. Tell her i am beyond reformation. Tell her that i was my own Model for the rambler Oakhurst and that the scone of his suicide is pure autobiography."?youth s companion. Freaks of dynamite. One that was Lucky for the Man Down in the mine Shaft. Not Long ago said a Leadville min ing Man there occurred one of those freaks of dynamite in one of the deep shafts of the Carbonate Camp that might not happen again in a thousand years. Two men at the Bottom of a Shaft had put in five four and one half foot holes which were to be exploded with dynamite cartridges 1% inches in diam Eter. As is usual in such cases they gave the customary signals to the hoisting Engineer and after lighting the fuse stepped on the Bale of the bucket and started upward. When about ten feet from the Bottom one of the men had an epileptic fit and toppled out. His partner tried to reach the Bell Cord to Stop the bucket but it was too late. The Bell Cord could be reached Only from the lower part of the Shoft. When the Engineer saw Only one Man come through the Collar of the Shaft at the surface his face blanched. " where s Jim ? he asked excitedly. Quickly the Miner related the Cir. Cum stances and exhibited his hand bloody from Contact with the Sharp Rock in an Effort to reach the Bell Cord before the bucket entered the Timber ing. Their hearts beating wildly listened in suspense for the five explosions of dynamite that would tear their unfortunate Comrade to pieces. They heard five faint reports one after the other. They were simply the detonating Caps of the cartridges. Every one of the charges of dynamite had missed fire failed to explode. I have known of one or even three shots out of five missing but i Don t believe there is another Case on record where five missed As providentially As in this Case."?Exchange a musical rebuke. As to the possibility of humor in music the London Telegraph says if composers and performers had More of the sense of humor music s Appeal would be immensely wider. The truth is that musical performers Are far too Apt to take themselves too the solemn attitude of some musicians toward their Art was humorously rebuked recently by a Well known new York pianist who remarked to his gifted wife also a pianist at the Conlu. Sion of a performance by the latter my dear Don t look so doleful music in t a funeral music is a joke a very different matter. A Peun Avenue business Man was taking an employee to task. See Here. You wrote a personal let i ter yesterday during business hours. You used your employer s time. That s the employee flared Back. Well air he said i have worked overtime at least 100 times a year for the past ten a hum that s i \u25a0 slips of the Tongue. In a Case tried before a magistrate in Glasgow the defending agent made reference to a verbal agreement be tween the parties. Let s see yet ver bal agreement the magistrate sail hand it up at a Parish Council meeting when a petition for some increase of wages was under consideration the chairman said peevish by a Canna Mak held nor Tail o this Doe Dyment. It s list like Alphy and Omega it s got neither be ginning or end."?Glasgow Herald. The steeplechase. The first steeplechase were literally chases to a the earliest we can discover was a match in 1752 be tween Edmund Blake and or. O Callaghan Over four and a half Miles of stiff country Between the Church of butt Evant and St. Leger Church spire. London Tatler. Next thing to it. She kind words can never die. maybe not but a whole lot of them seem Laid up and not working.?Boston transcript. Many sufferers from rheumatism have been surprised and delighted with the prompt Relief afforded by applying Chamberlain s liniment. Not one Case of rheumatism in ten requires any internal treatment whatever. This Lini ment is for Sale by All dealers

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