Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - September 29, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume xxx1.Accomac c. H., a. Saturday november 25, 1911. Number 20. George l. Doughty jr., at Tomey at Law. Offices Coo Macandi Belle Haven. Practices in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. P. Aylett at Tomey at Law. Office a Coroach c. Practices in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. J. Abbott Byrd attorney and go Ellor at Law. Offices Accomac j. H., Shinco Teague Island a d me Tompkin a. At Ohio Oteague Island 4th week in every month. Will practice in All the Coarts of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. John w West attorney at Law. Practices in All the oorts of the Eastern Shore of a. Offices at Onancock and Accomac 0. 8tewart k. Powell attorney at Law offices a Accomac 0. And Onan it Cook a. Practices in All tha courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia . A Scutt. S. Jas i urls Najt on. West Ortt tar Lintron attorneys at Law offices Accomac 0. H., map Surg and fair Oaks a. Practice in Sll the courts on the be Stern Shore of Virginia. G. Wai cer Mapp. J. Brooks half Mapp amp Mapp. Attorneys at Law. Offices Orangeville Keller and Accomac 0. A. Practice in All courts on the Eastern Shofe of Virginia. Otho f. Mears attorney at Law a a Tih ices Eastville Northampton county and Accomac court House practices in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. John s Parsons att Iuey at Law Accomac us Orthouse. A. Will practice m All courts of aces Tauc Anil North Amu ton counties. A inc r. And j. Harky Iyow. Attorneys at Law. Ollie est Accomac c. And Parks Lej. At Accomac 0. a every wednesday. Vill practice in All the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. A Ben t. Gunter. At Tomey at Law Accomac u. A. A. Go Ili practice in ail the courts of inc Ceuta and Northam top counties it Floyd Nock v a attorney at Law a Accomac o h., a. Or entices in All the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Warner Ames attorney at Law a offices Accomac g. And Onancock. At Accomac g. Every wednesday and Friday. Will practice in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. John e. Nottingham jr., a at Orny at Law a Fra Natowf. A practices in All the courts on the Eastern Shore of v Irginia. A 0 or. D. Lilliston dentist. A Accomac of nil House Romee hours from 9 a. To 5 p. In. Will be at Barkeley every tuesday. Or. John a. Turlingto veterinarian. Graduate United states College of Wal urinary science. Fair Oaks Virginia. Via melt a 7 to 9 a. M.�?6 to 8 p. T will practice in Accomac and North Bampton counties. _ in a w. Turlington veterinarian fair Oaks a. Reference past patrons. Gall he called by phone Day or kit. W. G. Emmett notary Public Belle Haven. Virginia. Fred. E. Ruediger county Surveyor Accomac c. H., a. Tuoro ulily equipped with latest and test instruments otters his services to be citizens of Accomac county. Or. Has. F. Turman dentist. I will be at Bloxom to practice my Iron lesion on the following dates december 11, 12, 13, 14. Main office Chincoteague a. We. P. Bell amp co., druggists a Accomac c. H., va., agents for Ideal Fountain pers Stock always on hand. Finest line of stationery Ain Eastern Shore of h Public auction of valuable horses mules cows hogs &c., near Pungoteague. I will sell at Public auction to the highest bidder on my premises known As the a a a. S. Waterfield farm a near Pungoteague on Pungoteague Creek on. Thursday december 7th, commencing at 10 a. M., valuable personal property in part As Helice. Bay Mare. Sire Norval first dam Grenada second dam. A a a a a Abbie Westwood third dam Sunflower. Great Brood Mare. This Matron has produced Clarion 2 15$, Prince Helice 3 years 2 24j, and others with fast trials. Foaled 1894. Safe in foal to Sidney Prince 2 2l�. J. B. Bay weanling Colt by Sidney Prince 2 21j dam Helice see above own brother to Prince Helice. Will make a Fine stallion and Good race horse. Mary Bar Mare foaled 1904, 15 hands and one Inch High trial trotting 2 24. Sired by Jack Brereton 2 17i, first dam by Signet second dam by hambletonian Pilot. Safe in foal to Sidney Prince. Prince Cresceus. Bay Colt bred by Floyd Bros. Foaled 1909. Sired by Sidney Prince 21i, sire of 41 in 2 30 list by Sidney 2 19, sire of 109 in 2 30 list Etc. 1st dam Clemonce by cres ceus 2 02, sire of Crescent route 2 085, he by Robert Mcgreggor 2 17j, sire or 104 in 2 30 2nd dam Aureola by dictator 113, sire of director 2 17j 3r dam Bertha dam of Delegate 2 27, by Blackwood 74 4th dam Starlight by american Star 14, the dam of 1 and grand dam of 8 in 2 30, Etc. Bay Colt Nice size and gait full brother to Princess Cresceus 2 25j. This will make a Fine stallion or a Good race horse. A Fine Road Mare a Ltd broke and not afraid of automobiles. A a f two Good general purpose horses. Three mules 8�� for farm and Mill one known As a sorrel mule a a a second to none. Five cows five bulls second to none. Two of them first class milk and butter cows. Three of them thoroughbred one known As Bull a from Biltmore farm. A Norrie nine Brood sows. 6 of them with litters of pigs .2 True Berkshire 1 from Biltmore farm All Good Stock. Eighty shoats from 60 10 75 pounds. Four boars 2 True Berkshire 2 Poland China and Berkshire one a a of the Berkshire from Biltmore farm. Thirty Sty hogs from 100 to 300 lbs., to be sold on Gallows. A t a none of the hogs have Ever been sick and have never known Case of cholera on the Larm. Farming implements. Double Wagon 5 horse carts double drag a disc Harrow weeder guano sower Vine Cutter Corn Sheller cider Mill Carriage harness of All kinds Winder cart saddles plows cultivators hoes pitchforks shovels and other things too numerous to mention. Party on premises to show property and Public cordially invited to Call and inspect Samic r terms of Sale. For All purchases aggregating $50.00, or less payment in Cash on the Day of Sale will be required and for All purchases aggregating Over $50.00 an indulgence of nine months will be extended upon the purchaser executing note with approved personal Security bearing interest at Legal rate from Date of Sale till paid. No goods to be removed from premises until terms of Sale shall have been complied . T. Benson. Pungoteague a. Feed your working Stock Purina Stock feed and your laying hens Purina scratch feed and your Milch a cows Protena Dairy feed. A we Are jobbers of everything in the line of Hay Grain feed. Poultry feeds a specially. Mail orders Given our prompt attention. C. S. Schermerhorn amp son 127-129 Cheapside Baltimore my. Are you in 0 hurry doors windows. Blinds Cement Lime hair flooring ceiling. Facings siding or moulding of any kind if so write or phone Ashburn amp King they have a full line of everything thoroughly seasoned and ready for shipment. Your Trade solicited. Callahan a fall and Winter opening of clothing shoes hats furnishings amp a. They Are All in and ready for the inspection of the Public. We Are offering the greatest inducements Ever offered in this Community. We have marked our Young men s bits Down at a Price that will Surprise you. We Are handling the Weli known line Schloss Bros and the Alco system hand tailored suits. These have no equal at prices leading colors Blue Grey and Brown. 1 our shoe department is Complete. Ralston health and Crossett being our leaders for men. Queen Quality and Fred s. Todd a for ladies in All the leathers. Boys misses and children a shoes in abundance. A cordial invitation extended to All. Agent for Isaac hamburger amp sons tailored suits. W. Callahan Pocomoke City Maryland a his italian Friend a Peculiar experience of on american in Rome by p. A. M1tchel copyright by american press association 1911. In the Piazza Colonna at Rome is an italian restaurant the principal part of which i on the sidewalk. A couple of Hundred feet Distant. In the Center of the Piazza towers a column erected in the Days of the ancient romans. In the Shadow of this column one afternoon sat two gentlemen Giovanni Sforza and Albert pay it the former an italian the latter an american As the names indicate. A Park purported to live in Chicago but had become fascinated with Rome and lived there most of the time. A the eternal City is not Only attractive in itself but from its historic associations the ruins of its ancient edifices and the abundant curiosities constantly being deposited in its museums. Park had become interested in roman archaeology and had no eyes or ears except for Rome. Quot Bert a said Giovanni Sforza Quot a Friend of mine saw you when you were driving out on the App Ian Way the other Day and has asked me to bring you to see �?�1 have no time to make visits a replied the other sipping a Glass of wine from a table before him. A one would think that Yoi Are in your Chicago where time is Money instead of an italian City where time is pleasure. What have you to do Quot Quot tomorrow i go out with an archaeologist to. Be. Quot present at the opening of some tuscan Graves 2,400 years old. Thursday i am to go Down the tiber to a Point where a vessel some seventeen centuries ago loaded with amphorae containing wine was wrecked and i expect to secure at least one amphora for myself. On saturday Quot a a never mind saturday. I am quite sure you will be free on sunday and i have made an appointment for you to visit the charmer who i am quite sure will give you a new object to absorb a a so be it Giovanni. You have done so much for me since i have been in Rome that i cannot refuse you. It is True that time for you italians is Only for pleasure. I wonder hew you All live. I have never seen you my Friend do a stroke of work. I do not believe you own any property from which to draw an income and yet you always appear to be plentifully supplied with a never mind How i live my dear fellow. We italians have a Knack of getting what we need without breaking Down our health As the americans do. Before i take you to Call upon Signorina poll i wish to caution you against revealing to her that i have told you of her request to bring a i would surely not be so maladroit As that Quot was the reply and the two men rising turned into the Corso and sauntered toward the Capitoline Hill. Meeting on the Way an officer of the Carabiniero Sforza exchanged a meaning glance with him which his com Panion did not notice a month after this meeting Between the two friends they sat again Over a liter of wine in the Shadow of the Colonna column. A Giovanni a said Park a i am worried about this woman to whom you have introduced me. I can to make her out. Her name is italian and she Speaks italian beautifully with that melodious voice of hers but i doubt if any italian blood runs in her a what is that to you a there was no reply to this Only a nervous fingering of the Stem of Parks Glass and Sforza continued a when i introduced you to Signorina poli you had no time to make visits spending it All in archaeology. Now you have no time for archaeology spending it All in visits. Moreover your visits Are made exclusively upon Signorina Park went on fingering his Glass for a time without reply then said a she has bewitched Quot indeed. That Means you think of marrying her. That i would advise you not to do without learning More about a How can i do that a Quot there is an adage a a woman is known by her if you could get a sight of the Signorina Ward Robe you would know r i about Quot but i can t go spying into her closets. Besides what Opportunity have i to do so a Quot As to any Many a right to obtain a knowledge of one he suspects of deceiving him i have no doubt As to spying on a woman one suspects and whom one thinks of making a partner of Quot a life he who is squeamish is a fool. There is plenty of Opportunity for you to gain Access to your lady love a wardrobe. You need Only to Call when she is not at Home Tell the servant you will wait for her and when left alone make the inspection if there is nothing to be Learned the doors will be left open to you if there is much to be Learned you will find them a you speak As one of experience in such matters. If i did not know you to be above such a profession i would think you were a Sforza smiled and said that the italian race were used to chicanery. It had been in the blood Ever since the Days of Julius Caesar and had bloomed in the borgias. A you americans a he added a we consider very stupid at anything involving duplicity. Yon Tell a person everything and Are surprised that he tells you nothing. But i admit my dear Bert that this High stand this delicate sense of Honor is a very fascinating to us whose ancestors were used to getting of those who stood in their Way either by prison or. By a Stab in the Back. Nevertheless foil pains m the Side or Chest Dampen you would be a fool to put yourself in a pie0e of flannel with chamberlains the hands of Sig Doriua poli without a liniment and bind it on Over the seat better knowledge of her than you j of pain. There is nothing better. For have a _ _ Eale by All dealers. Quot i will think the matter Over Quot was Alberto a reply Quot and if i decide to act 1 on your advice will let you Quot rather Tell me if you discover anything a Why do you wish to know a a i done to. Keep to yourself what you learn if you there was not even an offended tone in the last remarks it simply expressed indifference. Park fretted a Long while upon playing a spy on the woman he loved. It seemed at times that he Conj old not. Then he would Seo in her something he could not understand and be would show his suspicion of her. At this she would Tell him that they had bet ter part. She had no mind to be continually suspected. That would end the matter temporarily but Only temporarily. One Day Tark called upon Signorina poll and found her not at Home. concluded to go in wait for her and if an Opportunity occurred possibly be might put in. Practice Sforza a advice. told the maid that be would remain a while possibly Signorina poll would soon return. Ulie maid left him in the living room. A door lending to the bedrooms of the apartments stood open and Park was tempted to make an exploration he went into a room where there was a closet he found the latter locked. Remembering Sforza swords about this he paled. Another floor led to another room in the rear. This floor too was locked. Park went Back into the living room and in a few minutes called the maid and told her he would not wait longer. The american had crossed the Rubicon and had entered the land of secret methods. had become a spy on the woman he loved. Obtaining some Skeleton keys he watched for Signorina poll to go out entered her apartments in her absence and unlocking both the doors that had barred his Way looked into the closet and the rear rooms it he was thunderstruck. There were disguises of various kinds including wigs spectacles and other paraphernalia while on a dressing table stood articles for making up such As Are used by actors. Could Bis love be an actress whatever she was he realized that she would be a dangerous person to take Home to America As his wife. had Learned the first part of what he wished to know. For the second part what these disguises meant he would consult his Friend Sforza. found him the next afternoon on he sidewalk in the Piazza Colonna. A Well a said Albert when they met a i have followed your a what did you find a asked the other in an indifferent tone. a did you find any furs a asked Sforza. Betraying some interest i a Why yes i noticed a fur Quot any thin tropical Wear a �?ono.�?�. Sforza sipped his wine and said no More. A. A what does it Ali mean a asked a1 Bert. A How should i know one thing is Patent the lady has deceived you or at least kept something from you in a Fitch she is engaged. You must not see her Albert groaned. A i must go a said Sforza emptying his Glass. A i will see you a you have no explant on of whal these disguises mean a a none Albert sat for awhile where he was then came to a sudden Resolution. would go to st Norins poll Tell Hei what he knew and hear what she had to. Say. If her explanation was not sati Facto a he would take the next vessel sail lug from Naples or Genoa for America. Rising he crossed the Corso and after walking a Short Dis Tance entered a Street leading to the Spanish Steps. In this Street were Signorina polls apartments. was nearing them when he saw his lady love emerge from the House a Cara Binder on each Side of her. They loot her to a Carriage standing before the door and got in with her. Albert reached the House As the Carriage rolled away and one of the Carabiniero look ing through the window waved his hand to trim great heavens the Man was Gio Vanni Sforza. There were no More meetings in the Piazza Colonna but Park went to the Headquarters of the Carabiniero and asked for Giovanni Sforza. There was no such name on the roster but Alber found his Man in the full uniform of a Carabiner. A you used me a said Albert a to Gale information of one you were a i did a said the other coolly. A Well now that i have found you out perhaps you will Tell me who is Signorina poll a a did of not know except that she is wanted by the russian a can i see her before she leaves a a she has already a where a a to st. Petersburg but i fancy she will go from there to Park turned on his Heel and walked away without a word of Adieu to his former Friend. the american has never been the same Man since. A sword of onor. Columbus and the magnetic Needle. For a Long to me it was popularly supposed that Christopher Columbus was the first to Jipter the declination of the magnetic Needle. In 1906, however there were Dis Cav de three Sun dials dating from a Tinice Anterior to Columbus first voyage and bearing on the compasses accompanying them lines indicating the declination of the Needle. One of these found it Innsbruck was made at Nuremberg in the year 1451. Not Only has it an engraved line indicating the declination fit the time of it a but shows other line indicating the hang est of direction Fander gone by the Needle in. Subsequent years. Who first noted the declination of the Needle would appear Tobej amp ill an unsettled question. It was the Means of betraying marshal Ney to death. A Saber of Honor brought marshal Ney to Dishonour and death. When a poleum entered Cairo on july 22, 1793, he was presented with three swords of Honor richly inlaid with precious stones he brought them Back to Europe and in 1802 he gave one to Ney and another to Murat keeping the third for himself. Ney received ills at an Imperial reception. The sword passed from one to another oi1 those present among whom was a Young subaltern of the Auvergne regiment when Napoleon escaped from Elbe Ney left the King and took sides with this former chief. After the allies entered Paris Ney made preparations to get out of the country but his wife and a Friend persuaded him that there was really no danger Aud he decided to remain in France. Then came the order for his arrest. fled to a Castle in the Possession of some friends and succeeded in reaching it without his presence being known. One Day feeling tired he threw himself on a Couch first taking off his Oriental sword which he Elway wore out of affection for the emperor. Hearing voices he sprang up and hurriedly left the room forgetting his sword. A minute litter a party of women and men entered the room one of them being the Young subaltern of the Auvergne regiment now a colonel. at once recognized the sword and calling in some gendarmes proceeded to search the premises. Finding that he was discovered. Ney gave himself up quietly. On dec. 7, 1815, the marshal whose sobriquet was the bravest of the Brave the hero of a Hundred Batties. Was shot scarcely two months after the owner of the second sword Murat had met his Fate in the same Way. borrowed Money. Win6edrasgals. Birds that Are accomplished and daring thieves. Bullets in Battle. How a Gull robs a Pelican and yet to had More Cash in Bank than he could use. One morning last year i sat in the office of the head of a very Large business one of the shrewdest men i know. His cashier came in and Laid on his desk a report of the Cash in the Bank. The amount exceeded $400,000. A a that a a pretty big balance a said my Friend to Bis clerk. A a it a much More than we need in this business. But we have borrowed no Money for several months so i wish you would Send to each of our Banks a note for $100,000.�?� when the clerk went out i expressed Surprise at this action. For a Man to borrow $200.000 Tuben he had More Money than he could use seemed to me a wasteful proceeding. A i do it a he said a to keep my credit alive. I want the Banks accustomed to lending me Money. I want them to regard a Good line of credit As a regular thing with me. Some time i May need it and when i do i want to have it ready and waiting. An established credit is a big asset and the Only Way to get and keep it is to constantly employ it i have thought of that action a Good Many times since. I had always Prid i de myself on not borrowing i paid Cash on the spot for every j thing that i bought i looked upon people who bought things on credit amps rather poor financiers. But a few months ago i wanted some Money a Small amount and for Quot Only a month. I. Went to a Bank where i had kept a Deposit for Over a fifteen years and they asked my to j Deposit Good Bonds As collate ral to the j full amount of the loan. My Friend a could borrow by simply signing a note. I had to give male Matson Hale in National monthly. Twin gods of War and Melody. How do statesmen get themselves into the Frame of mind to declare War. According to a popular German Story the method in Bismarck Scase in 1866 was one that would hardly be suspected. His subordinate Kendell was an expert pianist and As sir Mountstuart Grant Duff puts it a used it is said to fun fill toward him the function which David fulfilled toward on one evening Bismarck was unusual j by Moody and Kendell surpassed him 1 self at the piano. A thank you my dear Kendell a said Bismarck finally a you have soothed me and done me so much Good. My mind is made up we shall declare War against i five great Hunters. There were five great Hunters of classic renown Acasto and Meleager who took prominent parts in the famous caly Donimari Hunt of the wild boar actaeon the Huntsman who was transformed by Diana into a Stag As a punishment for intruding on the scene when the goddess was bathing Adonis beloved of Venus who was killed by a wild boar while Hunting Orion the great Hunter changed into the Constellation so conspicuous from november through the Winter. An achievement. A i done to see Why you should be so proud of winning that Case a said the intimate Friend. A you were plainly in the a a you done to understand these things at All a answered the lawyer. A a that a the very thing that makes me so Eban be. Faith and works.,/ Faith without works is like a Bird without wings who though she May hop with her companions Here on Earth yet if she live till the worlds end she will never Fly to Felt Ham. A sympathetic. Sufferer to dentists servant a nothing today dear dear. I wanted to consult him badly. Servant Well lets to it be you a ,. Still have Toothache to i Liege de Blatter. Woman s Way. Bhe�?5hme will heal the wound i be made m your heart he yes but you Lle mad at me if it it works a Clever trick on its Clumsy victim and is in turn fleeced by the lightning like frigate Birds villainy of the Butcher Bird. The system of living at the expense of somebody else and in turn affording a living for another parasite is As common in the animal world As among men and As a Chance example of it we May take the Mosquito which feeding on Many a Lifeblood is id its turn preyed upon by a tiny insect which sometimes causes its death. One of the most common instances of living by robbery in the animal world is that of the Osprey which is despoiled of its fairly caught fish by the More powerful but also Lazier Eagle for the Eagle can catch its own fish and does so when it cannot steel them. But a much More interesting Case is that of the flying fish. Pursued by its enemies in the water it leaps into the air and is caught by the Pelican. When the Pelican has got its Pouch full of fish it wings its Way to land and proceeds to eat. The Pouch is a Eftig of skin hanging from the under Mandible and in order to get a fish out of it the Bird must open its Mouth and by a toss of the head throw a fish out of the Pouch. The Gull knowing this and being a Lazy fellow watches the Clumsy and rather stupid Pelican until it goes ashore to feed. Then the Gull with the impudence which comes so naturally to villainy actually perches on the Long head of the Pelican find Waits. Open yawns the great Mouth flip comes up a scaly morsel wide gapes the hungry Throat of the Pelican by alas for it the fish is already in the jaws of the Gull which with a wild scream has mounted aloft to enjoy its stolen meal. But the Sharp Eye of the lightning like frigate Bird has been watching the whole game and the moment the laughing Gull has thought to begin its feast it sees a stronger and a quicker Bird than itself darting toward it like an Arrow. With a shriek of disgust the fish is dropped and with a Graceful swoop it is caught by the last thief of All. A sneak thief is the owl it lies concealed All Day and Only ventures abroad when its victim is asleep and when its movements cannot be seen its body and wings Are covered with downy feathers so that As it goes through the air it makes none of the Rushing noise which characterises the swoop of the Hawk and therefore its Sharp talons Are buried deep into the body of its prey before the latter is aware of its presence. There is a Little Bird called the Shrike which for its cunning and accomplishments deserves a High place in the rogues gallery. It is not Swift enough to catch Miliny of its feathered Fellows in fair Pursuit so it sits in ambush and imitates the cry of a distressed Bird until a tender bus band or a solicitous wife flies to the spot to lend the Aid supposed to be wanted whereupon the wicked creature pounces on the beguiled Bird and if not hungry enough to make a meal at once impaled its prey on a Thorn. Almost As great a villain As the Butcher Bird As the Shrike is usually called is the Bee eater of Africa. It is very fond of bees but is sometimes too Lazy to Hunt for them. It sits on a Bush and Waits for a Bee to come along. But if none should come the cunning fellow has still a Chance left for Here comes a More industrious Bird with a Bee in its Bill. Now is the rascals Opportunity. The moment the newcomer is near it it flies up with a cry As if pursued by a Hawk. The newcomer is immediately put in a fright drops its prey and scuds away for safety. The thief then picks up the Bee and enjoys it at must be said for most animals that they Rob or murder for the Pur pose of getting food but Here and there is a thoroughly depraved fellow who steals for the fun of it one of these is the Wolverine. It is very fond of following a trapper at a Safe distance and after the Man has carefully baited All his traps to steal All the bait quite As carefully. Sometimes it will wait until a Fox has been caught and then coolly walk up and kill the Fox tear it from the trap eat As much As it wishes Bury the rest and go on to the other traps. Of course thu trappers hate the Wolverine tend try to catch it but it is an expert trapper that can do it All sorts of devices have been tried but the Wolverine seems to know All about traps and How to avoid them. One Man made a most elaborate and complicated series of traps laying cords about the approaches to the bait so that the most wary Man would have been sure to stumble on one and pull the trigger of a gun placed so that it would shoot the disturber. The next morning he visited his trap and found All the cords bitten through and the bait gone. Drilling him. A Johnny were you beating that Little boy next door a certainly not. A. I was just going through some who could chastise the kid after such a statesmanlike answer As that a Louisville courier journal. Changed his mind. Naggs by i thought you were never going to work for those people again. Wages by i did say so. But since that time they have decided that i might come Back a Baltimore american a i do not believe there is a any other Medicine so Good for whooping cough As chamberlain�?T8 cough remedy,�?T7 writes mrs. Francis Turpin Junction City Ore. This remedy is also unsurpassed for cd is and croup. For Sale by All dealers. They play queer pranks at Timos on their Mission of death. I at the Battle of peach Orchard when Mcclellan was making his change of base a Michigan infantry i Man fell to the ground As if shot dead and was left lying in a Heap As the regiment changed position. The Bullet that had hit him first struck the barrel j of his gun then glanced and struck off a Button of his coat Tore the watch out j of Bis Vest. Pocket and struck the Man just Over the heart where it was stopped by a song Book in his shirt pocket he was unconscious for three quarters of an hour and it a was a full month before the Black and Blue spot disappeared. At Pittsburg Landing a member of the twelfth Michigan infantry stooped to give a wounded Man a drink from his canteen. While in this act Eva Bullet aimed at his breast struck the canteen and buried itself in the let of a horse. The canteen was split open and dropped to the ground in halves. At the second Battle of Bull run a new York infantryman was passing tobacco to a Comrade when a Bullet struck the plug glanced off and buried itself in a Knapsack. The tobacco waa rolled up like a Ball of shavings and carried a Hundred feet away. Directly in the line of the Bullet was the head of a lieutenant and had not the. Bullet been deflected be would certainly have been wounded or killed thereby. As it was he had both eyes filled with tobacco dust and had to be led to the rear. At Brandy station one of Custer a troopers had his left Stirrup strap Cut away by a grape shot which passed Between his leg and the horse blistering the skin As if a red hot Iron had been used. dismounted to ascertain the extent of his injuries and As he Bent Over a Bullet knocked Bis hat off and killed his the same fight a trooper had suffered several Days with a Toothache. In a band to hand conflict he received a pistol Ball in the right Cheek. It knocked out his aching tooth and passed out through the left Corner of his Mouth taking along a part of an upper tooth. The Joy of getting rid of the Toothache was so great that the trooper could not be made to go to the rear to have his wound . Tasted the same. Five year old Grade had been Given a lecture by her father who warned her not to take gum that another had been chewing. She had been to the store that morning and had bought some gum. Her five year old playmate Oscar asked her for some while she was chewing it j3he said a no my papa said that it is not right to take anything that has been in the Mouth of another an hour later Oscar was Given a Penny by his Mother. bought some Candy. While eating it Grade sidled up to him and being very fond of Candy asked in a playful tone a Oscar How does your Candy taste a like a Flash Oscar replied in a Victory Ous tone a the same As your gum did. A Boston record. Mothers in Law in Dickens time. Nowadays it is regarded As utterly incorrect to speak of a Stepmother As a but anybody who does can plead plenty of literary authority. A Mother in Law was Good English in this sense As Well As the other in 1516, and both Fielding and Thackeray have it. A father in Law is used by Shakespeare both for a wife a father and for a Stepfather and in this sense it can be quoted from Dickens and George Eliot. But the general agreement in modern times to stick to a a Stepmother is a Wise avoidance of confusion. The american accent. There was an american once who had been so Long in England that he imagined he bad not Only got quit of the a american manner a but had shed the transatlantic accenti he deceived Many and was Happy until the Day of his return. A first class to Liverpool How much a said he to the booking clerk at Euston. A five dollars and a half colonel a promptly replied the Tatler. Smashing a proverb. A i can never March you a said the Beautiful actress. A but a pleaded the wealthy old Man a a won to Yon make my life Happy for the Short years i will be Here i am troubled with a weak and faint heart a in that Case i accept and yet they say faint heart never won fair lady. Remarkable work. A wha t do you regard As the most remarkable work in the English language a a Well a replied miss Cayenne a the most remarkable work in the English language that i know of is the Way some englishmen pronounce it a Washington Star. Queer bread. Along the Columbia River bread is made from a kind of Moss that grows on a species of fir Trees. After being dried it is sprinkled with water allowed to ferment rolled into balls As big As a Many a head and baked in pits with the help of hot stones. Travellers who have tasted it say that it is by no Means unpalatable. The californian indians collect the pollen of cattails in Large quantities by beating it off the plants and catching it on blankets. They make bread of it but As a delicacy they prefer bread of Grasshopper flour. Ready for work. A now a said the Warden to the forger who had just arrived at the prison a a we la set you to work. What can you do Best a a Well if you la give me a weeks practice on your signature ill sign your official papers for �?London tit bits. Merely suspected. The stranger is there a Good criminal lawyer in your town the native a Waal. Everybody thinks we be got one but they ainu to been Able to prove it on Plain dealer. ?