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THE. L. C. I. MESSENGER
Miss S. 31. Kelley, Local Editrn s.
Bright Easter Skies.
Literature and increasi and hours in study
kail prevent Seniors from gathering many
locals this month.
The Mother Goose Entertainment was
a perfect success, netting over sixty dol
lars to the ladies. Needles and Pins seem
ed to take the popular favor.
The children did admirably and reflect
ed great eredit on those who had it in
We are glad to welcome back Miss
Gussie King. She has made a long visit
in Atlanta, and Rumor says, she has some
idea of taking up her abode there—Nous
The Sunday School of the Episcopal
Church will frolic away Easter Monday
at the Fair Grounds. We wish the little
ones much joy in their search for Easter
The annual election in the Senior class
came off last Wednesday. The class hon
or* were conferred on Miss Lula Dennis
of Eatonton, Valedictory; Miss Sus’e
Milton of Florida, French Salutatory.
A Centennial Glee Club, Quartette, has
been organised; so we may expect a rare
treat. Four of the finest male voices in the
state, so they have been pronounced by
We are not up to the craft yet. We
Dave wot been able to hud out locals be
- they occur.
The Mirror tells ws that Dr Irvine has
been invited to preach Commencement
■sermon. We have to go outside the Insti
tute to hear cur news.
The children of the Episcopal .Sunday
School had their annual Easter celebra
tion. The offerings were presented by
those who had won the highest standard
in their c’as The ’Church was most a* -
f topiately dressed with Oil a Lilies, Which
•are so intcrv.'ovcn with Ewfiter -associa
tiotis,, as to seem to belong specially to,
We regret that we received Dr. Lips
comb's highly appreciated ia*or, too late;
#>r this is.-ut; it will appear in our next.
'The l\ano*v.ma ot night was*
very excellent. We appreciated anew
hat beautiful and wonderful Allegory of
John Bunyan, in viewing the represent
tion of the ditterrent stages of Pilgrim’s
ife, until he arrived at the Pearlv Gates
which opened to the Celestial City. These
views by gas-light, to our inexperienced
eyes, seemed good in coloring and bnttey
in perspective than that style of painting
The charades gotten up by the young
folks were repeated Wednesday night at
Mrs. Stovall’s. They reflect great credit
on the young people Miss Louie Lane’s
acting was teally admirable and drew
forth the hearty applause of the audience.
The other characters were all well sus
Rev. C. D. Campbell will deliver the
address on Memorial day.
JS&aF” Great treat in store for the yo r ng
people of Athens, Dr. K. D, Newton
has returned from New York, especially
to get up a grand Phantasmagoria, for
the benefit of the Ladies Memorial Asso
ciation. It will take place either the 24th
or 25th. Something extra may be expect
ed, as the Dr. has been North several
months perfecting his arrangements.
The Dancing Academy has re opened.
Those who are ambitioi sof Terpsichorean
honors can now avail tli inselves of the
opportunity. We hear quite a large class
has been organized.
This spring weather makes one teel like
throwing aside books, and rambling all the
day in the woods, enjoying Nature in her
We enjoyed the sweet music Tuesday
Dr. Irvine of Augusta ha j been invited
to deliver the Commencement sermon of
the L. C. Institute.
Pnaye meeting Thursday night at
Capt. Erwin’s, was well attended, the
meeting was led by I>. King, who gave
s an earnest talk.
The Stonewall Jackson dramatic club
has been requested by the Athens Guards
to get up re entertainment, in their be
half. They p opose repeating “Ici on
parle Francais”, and adding something
new to their repertory. Those who wit
nessed their former performance pro
nounced it the best amateur entertain
ment ever .given .in Athens. We bespeak
for them a crowded h< use.
Mr Lane will (ommencehis lectures
on Botany, at the Institute this week.
We i-ave pleasant recollections ofou r
Botanical ramble with him last session.
We had the pleasure of attending
“Moot or Friday the 7th.
The young men displayed vast knowledge
in Barlia.mentaif.y Laws, any! reflect great
credit upon their learned Professor.
Georgia need have no fe .rs, ft.r in future
b*r legisla*ive l.alLwiH be aJ_, filhd.
I aw eom posed of twenty-five letters
My 1.13, 6, 10, is ft cjuaflyu
ped of Asia snd Africa.
My 3,18, 3, i2, 15, 11, is a genus of
prickly tropical plants.
My 20. 4,17, 22, 25‘ is a carnivorous
animal of Asia and Africa.
My 9. t, 13,11, is a wading bird for
merly reverenced in Egypt.
My 20, £5. J. 13, 8- g, 16, L q, flat sea
My 19, 21, 25 ,1, is a web-footed wa
My 5, 6 24,10,18, 5, is the finest bya: -
My 23, 17, 25, is a large body of wa
My 14, 9,7, is an open wooden ves
sel used for various purposes.
My> wl(Jle js a wollknown pLce jo
Clarkh County Georgia.
What thoughts an* uppermost hi the
mind the mention of Westminster Ab
bey? Thoughts of “merry England”, the
great oily of London and those vast intel
lects that we have learned, almost in
stinctively, to regard as superhuman,
rush through the mind in rapid succes
In Westminster Abbey, we dud the
rich and poor lying side by side; the
sovereign who fared sumptuously, shar.-
ing his grave with the poverty-stricken
Westminster Abbey was founded by
Sebert, king of the East. Saxons, iu the
year 616. All of England’s sovereigns
were crowned and buried in this Abbey.
It is the shape of an irregular cross. It
was destroyed by fire and was rebuilt by
Edward the Confessor, in 1045. The
shrine of Edward is situated on a plat
form and is one of the chief objects of
interest. One end of the cross is designa-i
ted as the Poets Corner. Here may be
seen the monument of Shakespeare, and
near it that of Ben Jonson, his bosom
friend. Shakespeare wrote Jonson’s
epitaph which is this “0 rare Ben Jon-,
son.” Shakespeare and Jonson were rivals
in the literary world, and it has been
said that if Shakespeare had not been con
temporary with Jonson that Jonson would
lave occupied the first place in his
couutry, as a writer. A little farther on
we may see the epitaphs and monuments
of Milton and Chaucer.
The sculptured effigy of Mary,'Queer. o*
Scotts, is said to be very much like her,
especially the expression, which is very
sad. Mary’s body was carried to West
minster and interred by Edward I. Tn two
aisles, opposite each other are the mon
uments of the haughty Elizabeth and
her unfortunate victim, Mary. Thus two
characters so opposed to each other rest
side Ly side ip, death. A walk in West
monster Abbey must Indeed impress one
with feelings of awful solemnity, mingleC
with thoughts ftf death and a warning t
lie prepared to meet his messenger wit
gladnessapd triumph- Washington Irvin
says, in speaking of this Abbey: what i
this vast assemblage of sepulchres, but
treasury pf humiliation; a |mge pile O'
reiterated homilies, on Ifle emptiness ot
renown, and tbecirtiinty of oh iviot\.
Colqnws, pyramids, what at.
they hut heapspf sapd; and their epi
taphs, but characters written iu the dust.
How idle a boast, after all, is the immor
ality of a name. jßvestigatrice.
Dickers wFftte: “ Thejre is nothing.no
nothing beautiful and good, that dies am 1
s forgotton. An infant, a prattling ebby
ving in will liv- again yi bVf
etter thoughts ol ijp se *t, u>>
lay jta part, tb°l*£h its b* 'P u! H r * M
o ashes or drowned in the deep* jSt >t*a
There is nftt spg 1 iild and t° t' ! V
oM ot heaven ,hut does it- b'psspd w-rk
• m earth in those Ibrjo\ed i' here .Dean
i> ) the go* and deeds ot human * rat tires
c.iiqd be traced fro tliei* si tin e<ho\v-beau-,
ifttlly could even death appear- .of how
much charity, ffioroy put'Uied aflecs
tion, would he io *?ave their growth
tn dusty graves
The galleries of the Louvre dedicated
to pictures of the Italian -Schools, have
lately undergone so*ue re-arrangement.
In the room known as that of Sept-
Metres, are placed work* of the four
teenth aud fifteenth centuries; conspicu
ous among tfbese
the Virgin; by Fra Filippo Uppl. Here,
also is what a French writer calls a '‘ca
rious” Christ; belonging to the Florentine
school of tne fourteenth century. All
the picture* 1 are ranged in chronological
and several busts of Italian pain
iers have 1 een placed between the
columns. The cartoons executed by Ingres
for the large glass window in theChapelle
de Dreux have been removed from the
Luxembourg to the Louvre. Where they
occupy a place in the room containing
designs by Lesueur.
"Don’t yon think,” said a husband in
a mild form of rebuke to his wife, “ that
women ai e possesed by the devil? ’ u Yes
was the answer “ns soon an they ttt