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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - December 16, 1908, Big Stone Gap, Virginia When you Are old. Khan yowl Ore old Gray in i full of sleep and nodding by the fire Lake Down this Book and slowly rend and Titi i i of ii fair u of com eyes bid once and of their shadows deep. How Many loved your moments of glad Grace Anil loved your Beauty with love false or True but one Iao i loved the i Kyui in you Ami loved Tho sorrows of your hanging too and bending Down Side the glowing ban murmured Little sad from us fled he paced upon acc mountains i above and hid Iii too amid a crowd of stars. a. A Yeats. Fol of a a i s Ezeall the cravings of his Sweet tooth led to his downfall. It cot drunk on is Thompson s rum and molasses and is filled me serve gives a new York sportsman a dissertation on dears. To Tho ears of to new York sports Man Ami Tom Meserko his Guido lying on Tho bed of Evergreen boughs in Camp on the Shore of Moo Schead late came the scream of a hear somewhere off in Tho dark Forest. It was a queer sound that was much like the shrill Call of a in no a. With a rising inflection at Tho cud. With which now England farm wives summon Tho men from Tho Fields to i tin Noonday meal. It was repeated several rime a intervals Aud Camo each Timo from nearer the Camp. Tho Guido got up and wont out to Tho Maple Grove a few rods away tool Down from a limb Tho Buck that was hanging there dragged it nearer Tho Camp Aud Hung it up to a too within Plain sight of Tho doorway. Whu to know that a boar is prowl ing round in is Well to Havo on Cuison where we pm Seo it. said lie won t come so near Tho Camp hut if to i loft Tho Moa rout among the Maples he d i to ape to spoil some of it before morn ing. A Bear is a hungry creature and will oat about everything from Honey to Carrion i stale Salt Mackerel will draw one farther than anything Eis. But lie shy about coming around Camps where people Are. You la see that this Ono will come near enough to find out that there Are people Here and thou will go away. " Tho new yorker was for going out to try a shot at the hear but the guide told him that it was of no use. To won t come into View anyway he said Aud if you show yourself at the door hell come within ride shot. Remember that to can see in the dark but unless you should get a glimpse of his eyes you could t distinguish him among the shadows five stops away. Just listen and to May hear the new York Man Lay Down again upon the boughs. The scream came Enco again close at hand and after that was heard no More. Presently the Guido lifted his Bead and signalled Tho new yorker that to should listen. There was a sound of crackling twigs and rustling l uses somewhere outside to open Yace in front of the Camp but no noise of footfalls. Then came a Little Sharp sound of snuffing and after that the noise of something moving through Tho Bushes again. The and then the moving on again kept up until Tho Bear had completely circled round the Camp and then Tho sounds from him died away. Eruin had found out All he wanted to know about the Camp decided that Venison tax re was Likely to come too High in the Way of risk in getting it and Gene away without showing him self or exposing his skin to Auy greater risk than that of a random shot. That s the Way with bears observed Meserve As the two men lighted their pipes. Ycu almost never get a shot at Cue unless you catch him swim Ming a in that Caso you want to make sure of your shooting or hell come aboard your boat which makes things Ruu him Down with dogs which is expensive for the More valuable Tho dog the More certain he is to get killed. In s Only the cars that will Yap at the Bear s heels and run away when he turns on them that escape damage in a Hoar Chase and once in sight of the boar they re the most ust Ful too. The Bear is like what i have read of elephants. can t Bear the sound of a Little dc3 snapping behind him Aud keeps turning round to drive him erf Aud so gives the Hunters a Chance to come up. There was Ono Bear that stayed round this Shore for years and he gave fishermen no end of trouble by robbing their Camps when they were out on Tho Lake fishing. us tiered them worst in the Early Spring when they came up to the lakes to fish through the ice. It was about that time that the Bear would conic out from his Winter s sleep loan and hungry and it took a Heap to fill him up. was a great traveler and before the fishing season ended he would be heard of from one end of the Lake to Tho other. They could Tell liar it was one Bear that did the business for this one had a font with some of the too gone arid Tho tracks about Tho can pal ways showed tins Mark. This hear run his Rig up and Down the Lake for three years without get Ting into trouble. Lie came to grief at last in a very queer Way. A Man named Silas Thompson camping alone on the East Shore of the Lake was out on the ice minding his lines one March Day and thi King How he would have to go Home sooner than he had intended owing to an Ace deut that had happened that morning at his Camp. In some Way he had dropped his rum Jug and broken it in two or three places. There was a bottle with some molasses in it standing by the fireplace Aud by grabbing up the Jug quickly and holding it Over the bottle he managed to save a quart or two of rum in the shape of Black strap. That s the of Maine name for rum und Ruo lasses mixed together Aud it s an enticing drink. Lie had just made lip his mind to go to the Camp to try a Little of tiie mixture when he saw a Bear coming out on the ice from that direction and the Bear was drunk. It had broken into the Camp Ami was drunk on Silas Thompson s my and molasses. The hear did t seem to know where i was at or where to wanted to go and while he laundered round on Tho ice Thompson made a Cir Cuit past him. Got to the amp Aud Back with Iii gun Aud shut him. It proved to be Tho Bear that had robbed the fishermen s so Long. Lie died Happy and the fishermen s troubles were ended so far As he was famous three it s. Tho originator of the famous three a alliteration Reading i thug and Ril emetic was sir Villiam Curtis a lord mayor of London. In 1t�5 to pro posed it As a Toast before the Board of education. Not sufficiently explicit. is that solemn look Iii Man?, that s Crau Leigh the Groat society for Tho suppression of what?.chicago news. Where women Rule. What n soc in Siudut fount Inan . Era province. While studying social conditions in Oriental hums or. Alice b. Stockham was advised by Tiisto to visit the Nairas on Trio Malabar coast of India and witness a Typo of civilization unknown elsewhere among the inhabitants of Earth. Here according to a writer the husband is a Mere incident in the social organization. Woman s Power is autocratic and absolute. Sho wins or divorces a husband at will. Sho frames Anil administers the Laws by which to lives and through her is the descent of Tho property which he May earn hut own. Tho Rise yield is his Active Arena and if industrious Aud frugal. Proving himself capable of maintaining a maid invites Bim to become her husband. To successful Man of eligible years is wooed and won As is Tho fortunate and accomplished Maiden of our country. Tho impropriety of manifesting affection for it woman before it is solicited is thoroughly instilled into the mind of Tho Nai Armau and while the strife be tween natural tendencies and National custom May sometimes approach the nature of an irrepressible conflict to yield is ruin and humiliation irreparable. The eligible Bachelor must await an avowal of love and Choice Ami Sutler in silence if it he Long withheld. The Nairas Are of Brahman origin and much above the average inhabitants of India in intelligence Aud in the administration of their native government. Better native schools Are found Here Tuliau else where in India and a surprising degree of Domestic Contentment Springfield Republican. Cake walk is French. When it originated it also stood for a so arrange ceremony. The cake walk properly had its origin among the French negroes of Louisiana More than a Century ago. There is Little doubt that it is an offshoot of some of the old French country dances. It resembles several of them in form. From new Orleans it spread Over the entire South and thence North. It was found of convenience to Tho Plantation negroes. They were wedded by License and it was Seldom that the services of a preacher were called in. At a cake walk a Man might legitimately show his preference for a Wom an Aud thus publicly Claici her for a wife. In effect the cake walk was different from the old scotch marriage which required Only Public acknowledge ment from the contracting parties. So this festival became in some sense a wooing at acceptance or rejection and a ceremony. This cd Plains its popular Ity with the Blacks outside of its Beau ties with the accompaniment of music which is competent at a times to command negro support. Cake walking has improved us do most things that Are constantly practice. I has lost its old significance in Tho South. Negroes now get married when they marry at All. In the White folks fashion. It has however become a pantomime dance. Properly performed it is a Beautiful one. The cake is much of a prize though Tho negro fans a Sweet toot new Orleans times Democrat. Forest Protection in Idaho. The miners As Well As Tho mine own ers operating in Northern Idaho Are peculiarly inti rested in rational and effective methods of Forest Protection to what remains of the Public Timber lauds and As producers of National wealth have a right to demand it. They have the result of years of Wanton Forest destruction before their eyes and con see themselves confronted with a Timber shortage before Many years that threat ens their commercial and Industrial life. That such a condition is fast approach ing needs no prophetic vision to foresee. The extent of burned Forest land Tho past 10 years As developed in these re Gions is an evidence that requires no supporting argument to make effective. That Many thousands of acres of Forest still exist in the occur d Alcue basins does weaken the fact of an impending Timber shortage. Under the present conditions two or three dry seasons would suffice to wipe out. The larger portion by far of what remains of the forests in this part of the state. There is yet adequate Protection or super vision and Public sentiment Upu these Points is yet aroused. Forester. An honest ?.ip.-j. Now look Here Thompson re marked drown. It has been six months since you borrowed that 85 from seven corrected Thompson gravely. Well then seven months snorted Brown and you promised to give it Back to me in a Faith fully you did to return in in seven Days instead of i know it answered Thompson sadly drawing a memorandum Book from his Poi of. That Bill was series of no. 072,029, Issue of ifs. I made the note and then i spent the Money. Since then i be been trying to recover but howled Brown any other would do As Well " no responded Thompson shaking his head. I m a Man of my word. When you gave me Tho Bill i said i will return this to you and i meant it. Brown old Man just As soon As i come across no. 672.029, series of Issue of 1ss7. I la see that yen get it for i am the one to go Buck on my self made men of other Days. The self made Man is by no Means solely the product of modern times. Co Lumbus was a Weaver Franklin was Journeyman Printer Pone Sixtus v was employed in his Yoni Days in keeping Swine Robert Burns was a Plowman a i sop was a slave Homer was a beg Gar Daniel de Fco was apprenticed to a Hosier Demosthenes was the son of a Cutler while Virgil was a Baker s son Ben Sousou was a bricklayer Cervantes was a common Soldier Canova s father was a stonecutter. Captain Cook commenced life As a came boy Haydn the musician was the son of a poor wheel Wright Pizarro instead of going to school was Cut to keep hogs. Kirko White s father was a Butcher and Keats father kept a livery stable new York Suu. A water to baptism. We would impress upon the clergy the necessity of having the water warmed. Baptism it is True is Seldom or never administered by immersion but even when allusion is used the Contact of cold water with a child s head might injuriously affect one with a already sufficiently Low Power of resistance. Lancet. When the Sultan of Turkey attends the Friday midday prayer at the bios for in constantinople the Garrison of 30, 000 Meu is stationed along the route in such a Way that he shall be safely guarded from the moment he leaves his Palace until he is on his carpet in the sacred edifice. Much opium is imported. It i taxed heavily but its victims must have it at any Price. Tho extent to Winch opium smoking is practice by the chinese in this coun try May be judged from Tho fact that the importations of suit Kiwi opium at this port last year aggregated 121,401. Pounds. Tho drug at a Pound amounted to �728,40 1. The drug was in the form prepared exclusively for smok ing and available for any other uses. It conies in rectangular tin boxes unlike those in which Pepper and spices Are put up each containing about half a Pound. So prepared opium is a Semi fluid dark Brown Sticky substance resembling new Orleans molasses in appearance. Chauncey m. St. John Deputy Surveyor of Tho port says that on Tho imports of this sort of opium at Sau fran Cisco Sinco Jan. 1 last to Date duty has been paid to the amount of $140,341. This would represent 24,300 pounds of Tho drug. By Trio steamship Cache arriving from China on feb. 13, Tho opium imports Namou Tod to 18,009 pounds on which Tho duty paid was �110,000. Not including this Virgo Quantity Tho smoking opium now in bonded Ware houses hero on which duty of $121,s90 has been collected amounts to 20, 31� pounds. It is believed that opium smoking has greatly decreased Sinco thu duty was reduced fro the former Rato to Tho present Rato of $0 a Pound. Formerly Largo quantities of smoking opium of an inferior Quality were made in Vic Toria b. A Anil thence smuggled into Tho United states. To reduction of duty while greatly lessening tins profits of smuggling left Tho risk of seizure undiminished and this tended to Dis courage Tho victorian Industry which has practically been abandoned. Very Little smoking opium reaches Tho United states save that which comes to this port from China. It is All made in that country. Tho drug for Medici Nal uses conies in its crude form from Turkey. A Little of this raw opium is occasionally imported by san Francisco dealers by Way of now York reaching this City by rail. Tho manufacture of smoking opium in the United states has been greatly checked if Well nigh destroyed by Tho imposition of an internal Rev euro tax of �10 a Pound. Tho Tux in fact was Laid for Tho express purpose of discouraging Tho business. In some Way a report has gained cur Rency that an attempt had been made to smuggle a Large Quantity of opium into this country in the Guiso of Oil by Tho ship new York which went ashore at half Moon Bay. Tho customs officials say Thero is no foundation for Tho Story so far As they Are informed. Sau Francisqu chronicle. The Ideal sportsman. As Tho accomplished artist should to master of detail so should the sports Man to thoroughly informed in All minor matters which Bear upon his amuse ment. The Man who never Rise., n Nuovo Tho i Liing stage misses much of Tho most enjoyable and satisfying attributes of snort for in the thorough Mastery of details lies the really enduring pleas ure. Moreover i Havo found that As a Rule the better informed a sportsman is the less Gamo he because learning interferes with his skill but rather that he has Learned enough to l ill too much. My Ideal we Lind him Here and Tho Man who has outgrown Tho desire to make big bags who has passed to Point when pleasure is measured by Tho Pilo of dead who has educated himself till to has Rise above the selfishness of Moro Slaughter and who has grown to Cousido Rod to acid gun As accessories to rather than essentials of pleasure hold. Such a Man s path winds through places so pleasant that to never wearied of them Aud his Gamu hag grows lighter As Iii under standing of nature Broadens. Hobo comes More naturalist than sportsman in the Ordinary acceptance of ter Maud while he probably is an excellent shot Tho very knowledge of Bis ability to kill when to so desires tem pers his eagerness to do Goej w. Sandys in Outing. Black cog be a preventive of malaria. Tho Best remedy in the world for an impending attack of malaria or chills and fever is Strong Black Coffee " said the drummer with the Quill in his Mouth As he walked up to the cashier s desk and paid for lunch for two Early yesterday morning 1 awakened with Tho usual accompaniment of the ague. I had hot flushes. Following them came a sensation similar to hav ing cold feet dancing a minuet on one s Back in the Winter time. Well i m several Hundred Miles from Home out of reach of my wife of course and 1 was in a dilemma get Ting the ague when you Haven t a sym pathetic spouse or a Loving old Mother near to douse your feet in Mustard Baths Aud rub your Chest with camphor is the Pleura test tiling in Tho world. So what did 1 do but adopt the suggestion of a fellow who said he d had the try dozens o times Aud drank cof fee. I swallowed five big Brawny cups of the stuff Aud when 1 arose today 1 Felt liken King. It Hud effected a new Orleans times Democrat. Where our brakes come from. A Large proportion of the hog bristles that arc made into brushes of All sorts Are obtained from China. Before Chi Nese ports were opened to foreigners the residents of Jhina. Made no use of the bristles but now Thoy have become our of Tho important exports. The hog bristles used in making Fine Brushe Saro Usu ally less than three inches Long but Tho Black Tien Tsiu bristles of North China ate often More than twice that length and Aru famous the world Over. Tho animals from which thu Black bristles Are taken closely resemble the wild boar of Europe. Buffalo news. No reason to �iinrr3-. A pleasant looking stylishly dressed old lady was boarding a sixth Avenue car and the smart Alex conductor shouted in her ear hurry up there step Lively be Quick he looked As if How to on Tho Point of pushing her bodily inside the car when to his great Surprise she stopped Short and looking him full in the face said Young Man it is Worth while to Boiu such a hurry. You la get to hell soon York Sun. The precedent. seems to to that Tho earliest records prove thai woman has always Boon ahead of Man. so , one of the first things that Adam said to Evo was after life. An Eastern statistician estimates that 100,000 people own half of this coun try s wealth and that 4 per cent of Tho people possess 75 per cent of Tho entire property of the country. A pirate s fitting end. Tho Iwuc Caucci l \7aa Tortu cd to dentil by indians. In St. Nicholas in Iii series of Skot Ohea of Trio Bucon doors of our Joast or. Frank Stockton dolls of to adventures of l Lou Lois Trio fron Ohuonu. While coasting along Hon Duras l Lou Lois ran Iii vessel ashore. Or. Stockton says As it was impossible to got their great vessel Oil the Sand Banks Tho pirates set to work to break her up and build a boat out of her . But when they began Tho work they had no idea it would take so Long to build a boat. It was months Soforo unwieldy Croft was Fiji Bod and they occupied part of Tho time in gardening Beans which were Ripo in about six weeks and gave them Somo fresh vegetables. They also had Somo of the ship s stores and made bread thus managing to live very Well. L of Louuis was never intended by nature to to a boat builder and when Tho boat was finished it was discovered that it had been planned so badly that it would hold them All so they Drew lots to Seo who should embark in her for one half of them would have to stay until Tho others Camo Back. Of course l Lou Lois went in the boat and he reached Tho Mouth of the Nicaragua River. There Iii party was attacked by Somo spaniards Aud indians who killed Moro than half of them and prevented the others from Landing. L of Lonois Aud Tho rest of his men got safely away and they might have sailed Back to the Island where they bail left their com rades for there was now room enough for them All. But instead they went to Tho coast of Cartagena. Tho pirates left on Tho Island by their heartless companions were rescued by a Bucca Neering vessel but l Lou Lois had now readied Tho end of his wicked Ca reer. On the shores where be lauded he did find prosperous villages and peace Ful inhabitants to to robbed but instead to came upon a fierce Tribu of indians called by Tho spaniards bravos or wild men. Those people would never Hugo anything to do with tie Whites la was impossible to Cononi r them or to pacify them. They hated White men. They had heard of l Lou Lois and his buccaneers Anil when they found this notorious pirate upon their shores they were filled with a fury such As they had Novor Felt toward any Oiler of his race. Nearly All of to buccaneers were killed and l Lou Lois being taken prisoner was put to death with most cruel Fato of which to had no right to complain. Or. Lyman Beecher. The great preacher m Peculiar habits in preparing his Sermon. Or. Laniau Beecher s Peculiar habits shown by his method of preparing ser Mons Aro illustrated in Annie Field s latest Book " the life and letters of Harriet Keechor in her words if to was to preach in Tho evening to was to be m cd All Day talking with whoever would talk accessible to All full of everybody s affairs business and burdens till an hour or two before Tho time when to would Rush up into his study which he id Vays prefer d should by the Topmost room of the Bous Eami throwing off Bis coat alter a swing or two with Tho dumbbells to set thu Tho balance of his Muscles he would sit Down and dash ahead making Quanti ties of hieroglyphic notes on Small stub bed bits of paper about As big As Tho Palm of his hand. Tho Bells would to Gin to ring Aud still to would write. They would toll loud Aud Long and Bis wife would say he will certainly Bolato and then would by running up Ami Down stairs of messengers to Seo that by was finished till just As to last stroke of the Bell was dying away to would emerge from the study with his coat very much awry and come Down thu stairs like a Hurricane stand impatiently protesting while female bands that Ever Lay in wait adjusted his Cravat and settled his coat Collar Call ing loudly Tho while for a pin to fasten together the stubbed Little hits of paper aforesaid which being duly dropped into Tho Crown of Iii hat and hooking wife or daughter like a Satchel on his away to would Start on such a race through thu streets As left neither brain nor breath till Tho Church was gained. Then came the process of get Ting in through crowded aisles wedged up with Heads thu Hustle and stir and hush to look at him As with a matter of fact Businesslike push he elbowed his Way through them and up Tho pulpit the 13 m Rase in America. In St. The Story of the wheel is i. Frank 11. Vizetelly. Speaking of to. , or Hobby horse As it was Dilia Ivriy called or. Vizetelly says Tho first american up enhance of the Draisin was i i i a. Soili City the people new world eagerly welcomed the u2,v s. Small Manu factories sprang up All Over town but the demand Lor wheels far exceeded Tho Supply. Near a owning Oruku these vehicles Weru first exhibited. Around City Hall Park Aud around the bowery at All times of the Day riders might to seen. Thu crazy it spread Over Tho land Aud the principal cities each had wheels. However a re action soon set in and As suddenly is Tho Draisin had risen into favor so Sud Denly did it fall from Grace. Could t head Klin off. During Tho visit of a political gentle Man to Kentucky his scr Vaut Camo into his room Early one morning and announced tiie coldest weather of the sea Sou. Hit s so cold Kun fuel he said Dat All do whisky s froze what shrieked thu colonel jump ing out of bed. Dey tells me de whisky s " Well Well i that beats my time but say John yes just go Down and bring to up a hunk of it. 1 always did like cracked times Herald. The Quality of real Van. One Man said to another in a elevated car about something that he adjust Road now that is actually funny and then to read it Over again. Tho Iufer Euco from this is of course that Many of Tho things written in Fuu arc really funny and making duo allowance for Lack of appreciation it is doubtless True that much of Tho matter written As Fuu actually Doos Lack the Truo spark. It May be Well intentioned Good matured even cheerful and yet Lack the Peculiar filling satisfying energizing refreshing uplifting Quality of real fun. The Man who ban this kind of fun in his heart and who has besides the Power of communicating it to his neighbor need go to Tho Klondike for his re War new York Ledger. The Borrower s Way. If you lend a. Man grass seed hell brio around later to borrow a Kiawu Newe Christian work. Bit of human nature. A Hasty conclusion about a woman that wan chanced later. Two Little girls occupied scats Tnp Thor on an elevated train to outlier night. Both were scantily dressed hol Low eyed and hungry looking. They were unmistakably of that class known As Cash girls employed in Tho Down town department stores for each addressed Tho Oiler by a number in Liou of a name. Directly opposite them sat a fashion ably dressed woman who was accompanied by a Well groomed male escort. Upon their Entrance thu conversation of the Little girls stopped abruptly and Thero was something pitiful in the ear neatness with which both watched every move of the woman so stunningly gowned. Two pairs of abnormally keen though tired eyes thoroughly investigated every bit of flurry in her apparel from Tho highest plume of her hut to Tho soft Natty shoos which encased her shapely feet. Say 7b"," whispered Tho smaller of Tho two girls leaning toward Hor com Panion she s a real lady Sho is. You can toll by her make up. Ain t that a beaut of a hat though and look at that Diamond Breastpin whew i la bet that Hitt Cost All of. So interrupted 7 i in an under tone. Shell hear Thero was a spell of silence As both girls loaned Hack with their Heads resting against Tho top of the seat. They Wero enjoying thu dazzling picture before them. After glancing Over a Section of a newspaper which Tho Man bad Given her Tho woman folded it up and handed it Back to him. Did you get the tickets Sho asked. " yes was Tho answer in an Zudili or ont tone. Lot to Seo to extracted a Small envelope from his Vest pocket and handed it to her. By the Way to remarked we will Havo to go tonight. I could t get Good scats for tomorrow Ami rather than miss it i tool these tonight Sho repeated in a tone of vexation. You know Well enough that to can t go tonight. We have another engagement. Which to can conveniently can cel he interpolated. Indeed we will Sho retorted with a determined stamp of her loot. A protracted argument followed which was too Low for Tho Cash girls to learn the Drift. You can go to mrs. Brow ," finally exclaimed the Man Aud i will take your Mother to the theater to can Call for you on our Way Home if you insist on you la go to Tho theater wit ii anybody. You must Aud will go to mrs. Brown s with Tims Assort ing herself she deliberately Tore Tho envelope containing Tho tickets in minute parts and threw them on the hour. They left the train at the next Sta tion he with a disgusted look on his face and Sho with head erect and a de fiant Glare in her Bright eyes. Scarcely had the Rustle of her Gar ments ceased to be heard when 711 sagely observed you re All oil27. Sho Ain t a real lady. It s Only her Lino duds what makes you think so. She s Only an imitation and no clerk would take her to a window if she Wann d to make a Herald. The bowery was the resort of wealth Beauty and fashion. A pleasant picture occurs to to of a summer Progress of Tho family of governor Stuyvesant to and from the meeting House for diving worship in thu fort near Tho Battery now York writes mrs. Burton Harrison in Tho ladies Homo journal describing when fashion graced Tho in a Bravo coach drawn by shining horses is ensconced Tho governor him self whose Iong. Laced coat half hides his wooden leg handed with Silver. To wears a carefully curled peruse and holds his hat upon his knee in order to ii to the Cool so Breeze that fans his i de Sage. His lady silting in state beside him is in their staid and phlegmatic Community accounted a Brilliant personage her gowns Camo out from her native Paris and her Silken Hood is worn Over frizzled Anil powdered hair her embroidered Hose and High heeled shoes her rings bracelets and lockets with the gorgeously bound Book of devotions suspended by a Golden Chain to her Waistband May to depended upon As models of Tho very latest modes. Mrs. Bayard the widowed sister of the governor occupies a seat in Tho coach facing them. After service in the Bare colonial the Dominie s Sermon however eloquent was always brought to a and by three raps from the clerk s stick at Tho moment when the Sands of the hourglass had announced that the preacher s limit of time had been reach Stuyvesant party passes out be tween rows of respectful witness on the table. A Man named Hogan was charged with murder. A hat believed to be Tho prisoners was found near the body of Tho murdered Man and this was Tho principal ground for supposing Hogan was Tho perpetrator of thu foul deed. O Counell who was retained for the de sense Felt the Case required Thoo Porciso of his utmost Powers. The counsel Foi the Crown Mado a Strong Point on Tho hat. O Counell Cross examined the wit Ness who identified it. Are you perfectly Suro that this was Tho hat found close to the body Satiu o Connoll proceeded to inspect Tho Cau Bacou. Was Tho prisoner s name Pat Hogan to spelled each letter slow Yin it at to Timo you found it " twas of course. " you could be mistake a no Aud All you sword is As True As that then got off Tho table this minute 1" cried o Counell triumphantly. Address ing Tho judge to said my lord there can to no conviction Here. Thero is no name in Tho hat in Many of Tho county Assize courts in Ireland witnesses give their evidence when sitting on a chair placed on top of a table which is fixed in front of the Bench. Some of those tables Are covered with Green Baize. In the Assize court in the town of wicklow i have frequently heard a witness after to has been called ordered to Como on Tho table by an official of Tho court. I Luporter. A said the Jacksonville Man As be sat in his luxurious Library there s nothing like a Good Havana Cigar Aud Over in Havana the wealthy cuban who was smoking turned to a Friend Aud remarked ecstatically this is what i Call a Good Cigar. It s a Florida product. I import it Delphia North american. On nearly every Block in japanese cities is a Public oven where for a Small fee housewives May have their dinners and suppers cooked for them. It s had said Uncle Eben Fob or Man ter excuse a boy Fob Bein As foolish at 18-yeahs of ago As he Wah Liisse f at 25. ".exchauco. We Are the recognized builders of carriages where a Man can save Many a Dollar and get a Fine Grade of work. It is like the cheap Grade that is on the Market. If you buy a $65.00 buggy of us you get a $65 00 buggy o $37.00 buggy for $65.00 we manufacture surveys Phaeton top and no top buggies of All descriptions and the finest Day tons built in the United states for the Money. Write for Price list and catalogue. Novelty Carriage works second and French streets Wilmington. At All times on hand at Bottom prices. Buggies 35 to $70. Ball bearings buggies $85 to$100. Gigli t surveys $�0 to $110. Call and examine the above Stock before buying. Always a full Stock of burial up a plies trim mugs and prices to suit All. White Hearse Anil caskets for burial of persons under 21 years of age. Black Hearse for adults. Will meet boat or train at any Point on the Peninsula on Short notice. All or Ders l y wire or otherwise will have prompt attention i solicit a share of your patronage Asiu the past. Lwell Miff. W. C. Edmonds with. Impo it Kos Ohol Johb Krs Haimm Vaif cutlery am munition no. I East Pratt St. Baltimore my. Local a pm election. An election will be held at the several voting places in the magisterial districts of Bungo Teague Lee and me Tompkin on saturday. The 23rd Day of april 189s, on the question of granting or granting liquor License the commissioners to open the poll books and can Vas the votes to wit we. T. Wright Jeff d. Jacob we. F. White we b. Pitts and Edward h. Custis will meet at the clerk s office on the following tuesday april 2�th for that purpose. John h. Wise sheriff. A. B. Downed. J. 0. Now nest established 25 years. S. B. Downes & co. Ii fruit and produce to miss Ion merchants 320 Washington St., new York. Shipping no. 102. Members 01 National league of com Mission merchants of the u. S. Reference by permission Irving na-1 tonal Bank n. Y. Produce South St. And Bowis wharf. Bah More. Sweet potatoes a specially. Shipping p1 a Dollar saved is a Collar made if so. Write to the dt/0n Laurel Del., Davis & bro., proprietors. For prices on headband foot stones Monument Iron railing and All cemetery work in gen eral and save Money. Davis & bro., Laurel Del. . Pruitt Temperance Ville e. J. Winder Onancock Geo. W. Abdell Belle Haven. Schedule of the Baltimore Chesapeake returning. Leaves Rue s tuesdays and fridays 8, Shields 8 30, Davis 10 00, i Jim h 10 20, con Cord 11, Nandua 12 80, Cedar View 12.45, Hoggs 2 45, Evans 3, Harbor ton 3 15, Crisfield 0. Steamer Tangier. Mondays and thursdays for Fords. Crisfield Finney a Donau cock noting Creek and Messo Ugo. Re Ednes Maysaud saturdays me Songo 0, Hunting Creek 0 80, Donau cock 2 80. Fin Neys 3, Crisfield 0, Forti s 7 80. All steamers leave Crl Liebi for Haiti More on arrival of last Down train. Freight and passengers received for All Points on the n. V., a Juiia. And Norfolk. Wicomico Auu Pocomoke R. Daily Delaware Maryland and Virginia railroads. Positively no freight received after 4.80 p. M. And Inu to be prepaid to All Points except on the n. St. Phila. And Norfolk Railroad. Willard Thompson t. Murdock Geu l. Manager. Men l pass. A t. J. Sawyer Wilson j r., gen l. I eight agent. 205 e. Baltimore St. New y0rk.Phila.&Norfolk , time table in effect nov. 211897. Quickest and Only daily line Between Boston new York Phila., nor Folk and old Point Comfort. North Waill 92 82 Phila . Stations acc. Exp. . . Portsmouth. Norfolk. Old Point Comfort Cape Charles. Cheriton. Cobbs. Eastville. Machipongo. Bird s nest. Nassawadox. Exmore. Mapps Burg. Keller. Mel a. Only. Tasley. Parksley. Bloxom. Hal Wood. Oak Hall. New Church. Poeomoke.0 10 costeu.0 15 King s Creek.0 40 Princess Anne. 0 50 Loretto. .7 02 eden.7 08 fruitland.7 la salisbury.7 85 delmar.7 55 � 10 7 10 9 40 f9 50 Fol 58 110 01 10 of 110 10 fit 22 110 81 10 40 f 10 40 Flo 51 110 57 11 05 11 is 111 25 i 82 111 87 full 48 11 55 12 00 12 10 12 20 12 47 1 00 94 old Point zip. . 7 80 7 45 40 10 55 11 04 11 00 11 14 11 21 11 20 11 82 11 40 11 47 11 52 11 57 12 08 12 11 12 22 12 29 12 87 12 44 12 53 1 00 1 23 1 31 1 50 2 09 . Arrive. . . Baltimore Union station. 12 85 g 17 Wilmington. 11 17 4 15 Phila. Broad St. Station. 12 00 5 10 Trenton. 2 2s 0 24 Newark. 2 25 7 18 new York p. R. R. 3 03 7 43 . 0 55 4 50 5 48 8 38 southward 85 97 45 Cris nor old Field Folk Point exp. Exp. Exp. Leave. . . . New York p. R. R. 8 00 8 00 Newark. 8 82 8 25 Trenton. Ojo 9 23 Phila. Broad St. Station. 7 25 10 50 10 20 Wilmington. 8 13 1150 1104 Baltimore Union station. 0 25 7 53 9 05 leave. Delmar. Salisbury. Fruit anti. Eden. Loretto. Princess aude. King s crtek., Costen. Pocomoke. New clip ice. Oak Hall. Hallwood. Halo join. Parksley. Tasley. Only. Mel a. Keller. Mapps Burg. Exp More. Nassawadox. Bird s nest. Machipongo. Eastville. Cobbs. Cheriton. Cape Charles. Old Point Comfort Norfolk. . 11 87 2 55 11 50 3 00 12 01 12 00 Mil 12 20 12 30 12 55 1 00 29 43 49 f4 01 14 00 4 14 f4 1 4 20 4 38 f4 41 4 40 4 52 4 57 5 05 5 12 5 19 f5 25 5 88 5 42 15 45 0 05 8 00 9 00 9 10 . 1\m. 1 51 2 02 2 24 2 88 2 411 if 8 08 8 10 8 10 3 24 8 87 3 40 8 40 8 55 8 57 4 04 411 4 17 4 24 4 31 4 38 4 41 4 55 0 50 7 50 8 00 of stops for passengers on signal to conductor. � daily except sunday. R. B. Cooke. R. Al. Nicholas gen l. Fre get & supt. Puss. Agent. Cape Charles a. Norfolk a. And jewelry re sired a Short notice i five for s a w a of. Audi. Or. Tiff c. / / i of 5 Ujj l. Lies so and cil Strwart i Inaita styles a it lowest prices. We Sartorius Pocomoke City my. A Gwili be at Accomac c. Every court Clay. Fita will be opened by me at Igloo town station. A. Janu Ary 1st, 1s9s. I will meet All trains Day and night to convey passengers to any part of the Peninsula at moderate charges. Telephone connected with wire at Hallwood. I solicit a Good share of the patronage. Yours truly h. Matthews we no longer Supply our seeds to dealers to sell again. At the same time any one who has bought our seeds of their local dealer during either a so or 1897 willbe sent our Atonic of everything for the Garden for 1s98 Elf App provided they apply by letter i Vic and give the name of the local merchant from whom they bought. To All others this in Gneiti e ent Anual every copy of which costs us30 cents to in your lands will be sen free on Recci of so cents Stamps to cover postage. Nothing like tins Lanual has Ever Beer s in Here or Abro id it is a Book of 200 Pagi a contains 500 engravings of seeds my j ants mostly new and these Are supplemented by 6 full size coloured plates of the Best novelties of tiie season finally our Sowar seed collection will also be sent without charge to All applicants sending 20 Eis. Forthe manual Howell stale where Uliey saw this advertisement. Postal card application win receive Tib at or Ancock a. Practical watchmaker & jeweler. I carry a Large and select line of watches clocks jewelry spectacles and silverware of a 1kinds.prices reduced very Low. Special attention paid to repair work on Fine watches clocks spectacles and jewelry at bed Rock prices. All work Guaran teed to be first class. Highest prices paid for old Gold and Sil ver. Willbe at Accomac c. H., every court Day for repairing. Contractor and builder Accomac c. H., a. All work first class. Material furnished when. Desired. Plans and specifications pre pared on Short notice. Lowest prices on ail first class t be under bid. Work done by Day or contract. Write to me or Call on me for estimates. A Welly Coard

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