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plan# - Tfc# ***** la «<# of aarh «*%-1
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nnr# Of Hiklmmui iU**;
My fail today
la Par aw asr»
fuillrur ik* Ul*M VeakTlsa hay;
Mr wlna«» boat.
A bird afloat.
te*lms round Ik* purple P**k* remote
Round purple peak#
••Riu, inlet* and tkeic «ryntal erevka.
Utah rock* throw
Throuah dr*p* brlow '* .
A dupbeated golden glow."
While tMlnl on llw arr-bed portloo of
Ih* “Inn.'’ wrapt In the cootrmHotlim
of the (rand and beautiful In nature.mr
mind revert* to a aenaon not ret blem
tied with the dim pant, and I am over
whelmed with a flood of pleaaant rer
otle* Hon*. There waa her*, at that
time, by far Ibe moat brilliant sasesti
|,iage of soc-tety folk* that it hae everj
been my fortune to behold, althoukh i
1 have made the round of the pritiel-j
pie rraorta *<f flweldom, Inrludinit ‘The
White," Aahevllle, ttaratnfa and New
port. It seem* aa If In au> h ritie* na j
Augusta. Matiw. Atlanta. Motnphla. .
Montaomery and New Orleans there
exlated a spirited rivalry a* to which
Cl■Uld aend the lieat contlnaent of their
aide and consequently the matrimon
ial opportunity* were exceptional. The
assortment of beaux wax alt that could !
lie wlahed for and included everythlna
from the dlunttled and Intellectual ell
gylhle Intent ort making «<"«! u*e of hla
time to th«* ttly-MVi-rcd dude that liap
a<! and simpered ar h*- ponetl In Ilia
white topa and anudy -r. And a*
to th\ ladle*, well, when the "Dream
wf Fall Women” waa pronented • I
thought that If Tennyson could only
la-hold thla radiant array of eotnellinwa
he would have to admit that the* tee
allxatloti waa far auperlor to the vis
Among the eelebrttt** present there
»cr> ex-Hei retary Herbert and hl» two
(laughters. Henaiur John J. Ingalls was
here, too. at that time. Hia coming
has been noised around, arul all were
on the tiptoe us expectancy to see him.
As he alighted from the train I shook
hands with him and on entering the
portico he was surrounded with a bevy
of lteauties, all anxious to be presen
ted. "Oh, Senator Ingall,” they cho
rused In a breath, "how could you say
such horrid things about the South?"
"I knew not what I did,” wan hts
ready response; "forgive me and I’ll
go in pence and sin no more. I promise
you." During his tirief stay the "lrri
gefcont dreame.r" as wo termed him,so
gdften and genial, became quit*- the
There was but one event that occur
red to mar the pleasure of the com
pany and cast a blemish upon the fail
picture, and that was the inexpres
sibly sad death of Mary Toombs Har
deman. of Washington, Ga. Accom
panied by her cousin, Misa Palmer,
and under the chaperonage of Mrs.
Hardeman, her mother, the two young
ladies mode a pretty foil. Mias Harde
man being |i fair brnm-tte .with ex
.lolsilely chiselled feu I tires, wlole Mims
palmer was a tail, handsome blonde
With auburn hair and dark'-brown eyes
1 never Witnessed such d-voUon ns
was lavished upon her. and when the
Stroke came the poor agonized mother
was utterly heartbroken and 'rush
ed. In a few short months a mercifu.
providence put a speedy period to ln t
WuHering and summoned her to join her
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lauwa—Mi fa* * »** aeew ta tunas frosst
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jawwtfc tb* fnewdtr w*ba t««H tb* *»r-
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i ataerwvar *»*w, puddle-aped. Bfateety
J tap Mark rye* were Ik atrtklnp '"alrart
with hi* peewMtarely pray hale. Me tei
: a lawyer by pntfwaea and bin la pal
, aitwlMO-aia bar* rktiN Mm » th*
I JudPWblp hralde* ehwh h* Ml WMllby
and la r*«ard*d mm dmldedly a a --1
t ateb Hla iwntpanton ta a tail tdiwade,
apparently lust peat her terns bran-
Hful of form and fknture, a maiden
! -willmi movements ar* prsre Haetf and
1 *ki*e *r*ry linen meat stamps the mat
of patrteiaa Itnsap*
ft ta an open aarrvf that be la an ar
dent suitor fur her hand and that he I
from lb* aim* city. one a man of mid
dle ape. who inherited a praai name j
in the Mouth, and who haa hlmaelf
a> bteved Mar reputation 4 , the other, a
yoitnp fellow, with ike whole world be
f,jcc Mm and nothin* behind him. save
a family tree and the determination to
win jatrceaa By thla lime Hie two have
threaded their way fhrouph the mute
dlvtnltlen surmounted the llftl* ma
tt. *talr. and are seated aids by aid*
on Damon s rocky cranium.
While as si nr far out upon the vast
expanse of preen, atretrhtnp away to
the oppoalte mountain raape, vellt™! in
purple base, tbetr vision waa suddenly j
amtlrd by a lacellke film of fleece j
that formed aa they wat< %pd and hunp •
poised in mid-air at their faa>. It gath
ered rapidly and aoon assumed th* pro
portions of a cloud with a dark, omi
nous looking center and silvered edge*.
Then there waa a flash of lightning, snd
the nimbus was Illuminated with rows
colored flames, then followed « low.
muttering sound of thunder and far
down below they rotild see It raining,
while up where they sat the aun shone
brightly in dear sky of tendered blue.
Presently the great chasm filled with
seething mlat. which, mounting higher j
and higher, overlapped the cliff* and
obscured the sun,and the growing dark
m-s* admonished the judge and hi# fair
companion to seek shelter from the ap
proaching storm uner the frt-ndly pro
tection of tiunaet Rock. They had
scarcely reached It Iwfore the rain
cam* down In driving sheet*, the moun
tain riba became caging torrent* and
th* electrical display waa Inceaaant and |
aubllme. while p«al after peal of thun- j
der rent the air and shook the earth,
making old Lookout tremble on hla
base. The rloud then lifted, and Ihc
rain ceased as suddenly aa It began.
The sun sent a shaft of light through
a rift,and the severing cloud dissolved
Instantaneously Into floating flakes
that, as they chased each other across
the valley, printing their changing
forma In patches of light and shadow
on the vivid green,produced effects sim
ilar to the finest kaleidoscopic creations.
A glorious rainbow set Itself In the high
arched and vaulted heavena and span
ned the upper valley in triumphant and
magical splendor, the last rays of the
netting sun tinged the rim of the Blue
Itidge with molten gold, and the ashes
of roses sifted down to earth.
Turning from the gorgeous spectacle,
the Judge's eyes rested tenderly upon
her wealth of auburn tresses, now
showing their Titian tints in the young
twilight, and he bent over and w-hls
pered something that brought the roses
to her cheek, and her great brown eyes
drooped low beneath their silken fringe.
The prety ferns may have curled their
feathery fronds to catch the answer, so
softly It came, I can’t say.
But one thing certain, the overcurious
dames at the Inn who displayed such
anxiety to And out whom her choice
would be had to wait « couple of
months, when it was announced in a
little town In the bermuda belt of
Georgia that the Judge was the winner.
They aro living now In an elegant home
on the swell street of a Southern city.
Within a stone’s throw, on the same
street, are his two competitors; the mid
dle-aged gentleman married a beautiful
telle from the eastern portion of the
state, while (be young fellow captured
one of the greatest heiresses in the
state, and, Withal, a most attractive,
accomplished and beautiful young wo
Before purchasing a pistol or gun,
call on me. I can save you money. Lewr
is J. Sthaul, Pawnbroker on Jackson
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ual* grade* of tumpharabip ppaaword*
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rial dregs so and bfkcelrta TV pr*de»
|uf IV Pxrtok ar* aa follow* 111
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jHe Kaery IV lawyer, ill Kamaaja
jibe moderator: ftl ’NpsygVna. IV
j revsaper: (Tl flrekoe or Hopw*voce
Ithe maeter of Ibe baWlallo*. It would
! be too tedious bare to describe tbelr
various dresses sad ma»k*. and to
enumerate (heir dudes tb* Ngaygha- |
na wears * bow and arrow oa hls uni■
form, the Aopwaywe* has a beaddre#*
on which are Axed two horses. TV vl*
rlalty of a babteailoo caa often be
told by the peculiar way In whh h cer
tain grasee* are lied on plants or fruit
trees, and a black man not belonging
to the society, If he noticed Ibis, would
wisely keep away from Ibal part of tb*
bush Many of the societies poaacs#
j 4 medicine*," or charms, which enabl*
them to dateal culprit* and perform ex
traordinary fekfg. such a* those which
bar* been seen by Kngllehmen in In
dia among the faktra. The idem or
representative of the spirit of each
particular hililtkUon. Is an Important
person In seversl of these societies
He collect* lb* members and acta *t
a sort of herald or wbipper-ln of tba
| Kgbo societies, but he I* not so ini
j portant a* Ihe maater for head JuJu
m»n> of the habiutlon to whlrh be la
The Kgbo. KoTong. etc., gre rellg
loua: these mystical societies have
many more ceremonies and are far
more powerful than th# "medical "
Their various grade*, like th« others,
are gained by proofs of qualification,
and payment of sums or money. The
: principal festivals aje on the occasion*
! of the planting and digging up of the
These custom*, a* they are called by
the white men, are. respectively. In
November and in the summer; and
during their continuance dances and
ithe consumption of trade gin manifmt
the presence of the Egbo Society; at
! there times they have been known to
kill people In the bush, probably with
the object of furnishing corpses for
furthering their black magic rites
very black indeed In every sense of the
The idem of the Kgbo Society wears
a black vivard made of wood with
holes pierced for the eyes, and two
horns rise forward; he Is dressed ybp
a-ple In rough bamboo matting and
haa a bell fastened to hla side, which
rings aa he goes along; in his left
hand in a bunch of green leaves of a
particular plant; and In his right 1* an
enormous cowhide whip, with which
he flogs those whom he meets. Very
secret idols arc kept in the house* of
the members and In Ihcir Ju-Ju hous
wt; some of them aro Janus-faced
heads, the faces of which are painted
white, the fetich color, and are cu
riously carved with double chins and
double foreheads. The eyes are made
of tin let Into the wood and the tattoo
marks are embossed on the forehead
and on the sides of the cheek near the
ear and painted on the rest of the
Some of Ihe heads have a couple of
double black horns curving both wii?»;
others merely have a little black hat.
The heads stand on small pedestals,
and with their white color and grin
ning teeth look very wierd and ghast
ly; a Spanish servant in Grand Canary
when he saw them in the room declar
ed that they were devils. No, we said,
they are angels. lie wag not ccnvinc-
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JU.Y BMuTUKUS. M Wsrrss St, Msw York CUy.
ed. hot continued to mutter "Sou dla
These figure* during the neeret sncl
•ty rite* are *uppo»ed to possess mag
ic power* and to he able to apeak and
tell what la going on. and where gooda
are that have been atolen. Theae
boats moat not be confused with Nabi
keena or those roughly carved figure*,
many of which are on horseback and
Borne of which represent merely ani
mals. and are generally dyed or paint
ed various colon*. Naldkeen* are
used at the Indok, or triennial puri
fication* of towna, when the evil spir
ita who may ha*4 accumulated therein
are expelled and driven Into the fig
ures that are sen thrown Into the
rlaer Or bush; theae are therefore hot
Idola, and are of course comparatively
common, and are also of every variety
of finish, gaudy or plain, delleato or
Hut secret societies, we believe, are
not confined to the west coast, al
though it Is thwe that possibly (he
most Important are to be found. We
are told that they are also to be found
In the northwest of Africa. Witch
doctors, or medicine men, of course,
abound all over the continent. Kagube
was well known as a magician in Ma
sbonaland; Mllrno, In Matabolelund un
so had the same attribute*; powers of
ventriloquism and foresight considera
bly sustained this reputation. Witch
es also have great power over the wo
Hut even those solitary wizards and
witches require suppression. All
praise Is due to Sir lialph Moor fov
exterminating the juju chiefs of Benin
and uprooting those of ftendl; the in
fluence of these societies over the na
tive mind oncttMthdiuwn, the country
will more willingly yield submissive
ly lo British idmiuislrution, and the
means of fostering simultaneous rebel
lious will haver passed from the na
tives foreve.it Interesting though
these societies are from an ethnologi
cal point of vjctv, the sooner they arc
abolished the better.
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