t sat m th# door at eventide,
Sty heart Was fall ot fears;
And I saw tho landsenpo bofoto m« li*
. Through mists of burning tears;
I thought to myself tho world is dark*
No light nor joy I s*o
Nothing but toil and want is ulno,
Aud no oua cates for me,
A sparrow was twittering nt my tc?t,
With its bautifhl auburn head;
And it looked at me with its dark, mild eyes
As it picked up crumbs o' dread;
And aid to me. in words as plain
As the woros of a bird could be;
Tin only o sparrow, a worthless bird,
But the door Lord cores for me.
A % Was gtottffi# beside the hedge,
Beautiful, tall and white,
And it shone through the gtossy 1 cares of
Like an angel clothed in light;
And it aid to me, as it waved its had, .
On the breezpo soft and free;
Pm only a lily, a useless flower, *
But the master cares for mo.
TtlOtt It seemed that tho hand of tho loving
Over my head was laid, .
And he snid to mo; Oh, faithless edild,
Wherefore art thou dismayed ?
I clotho the Uliee, I feed tho birds, *
X sot thee sparrows fall,
Nothingoscaposmy watohfhl eyes-
My kindness is over all.
Mbs. Matilda 0. Edwards.
—Mr. J. T. Blount, ays the Hamilton
Journal, left for Atlanta on Monday. We
understand Mr. Blount is on npplcant for
the position of Solicitor General of tho Ohat-
—Walter B. Hill, Esq., of Macon,Georgia,
bays the Savannah Keros of Friday, wan yes*
terdsy admitted to plead and practice in the
United States Court.
—On Friday night of last week, tho resi
dence of Mrs. Nancy E. Lee, a w idowed ladv
who lives about throe miles uorth of Dawson,
was totally destroyed by fire, together with
nil tho flirnitnro, clothlug etc., oto., contain
—Paulding county Democrats mailo n6
nomination*, throw off the bridle, aud s-i
many candidates cutorod tno field, that Re
publican candidated wore elcctod to the
offices of Ordinary and Sheriff.
—The bricklayers ot the new cotton facte
ry in Golumbas have struck because the
company refused to reongnizo tdoir claim for
wages during the late cold period, when they
could not work.
—A Young man named W. R. Lanoy, a clerk
in Mr. J. L. Griffin’s bar-room in Atlaut.,,
Attempted to kill himself with morphine
• about three months ago, but was unsuccess
ful. It was supposed that this attempt was
on acoolat of difficulties in the way of his
marrying a young lady with whom he was
in love—her mother objecting. Sines th
time, however, he married the young lady
On Wendsday he made another attempt to
take his own life, ohd this time, probably,
with more success. He shot himself in the
.region of the heart* with a pistol, and very
little hope of hid recovery is entertained.
His young wife, who is much attiohod to
him, Is said to be almost distracted with gritf.
—Dr. Know was called yesterday to hold
an inquest on tho body of Prince Grant, nn
old nogro man from tho county, who ouneto
Brownsville and stoped thero for sliclte..
fie was found ded In his bed yesterday morn
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from old age, Wont and destitution. The
vetdiot of the jnfy was death from Providen
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Tho Augusta OonsilluilonuHsl says :
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fiati, which had been on tuo way forty-oigbt
hours, and without a drop of water or
jnouthfal of food during tho passage. Tho
tongues of the poor animals were literal
ly raw from friction in their ogorts to lick
(he few drops of melted snow which trick-
fed through the cracks. Ouo oi the animals
died after arriving.
•~The house of Mr. William Hogan* of
franklin county, was destroyed by fire last
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