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BUTLER, GEORGIA. TUESDAY, MVT Slut INIS,
WHOLE NU.UllEIt x:j
WHAT BIRDIE DID.
BY BMMA JONES.
I must have the rent, matlsrae,
or you must vacate the cottage,
and at once. Prompt paymeuts
and prompt measures—them’s uiy
mottoes, madame. The rent’s
due and you pay it up to the last
farthing wheu I call to-morrow,
or out y ou go , bag and baggage,
into the street,’
And the well-clothed, well-fed,
well-to-do landlord turned on his i so ill.
bitter winter afternoon the poor
wife found herself without a dol
lar to buy even food or fuel, and
the cottage rent due. She sat in
the low chair, sobbing as if her
heart would break, and Birdie,
perched upon the table with the
battered doll in her hands, look
ing at her with blue, wistful eyes.
‘If he only would have waited
just a week, or so, 1 might have
got the money,’ the poor woman
sighed at last, rising to her feet
and brushing away he tears. ‘But
to be turned out of doors in this
bit ter. weather and poor War net
Oh, dear, it is very cruel !
K K jj £ to $20 per day made by any worker
ol either hex. ri/'ht in their own localities.
Particulars and vain pies worth $5 free. Ini-
pvovt- your spav« duie at this business. Ad-
dresrt Stinson Jfc *3o., Portland, Maine.
heel and strode away.
Bessie Boss closed the cottage
door against the biting wiuter
storm and sinking down on her
low sewing-chair, covered her face
with her hands, and subbed as if
her heart would break.
Her little daughter, Birdie,
perched on top of the small table
that, stood beneath the window,
with a battered doll, and a tiny
basket of many-colored scraj ■ be
fore her, looked on with grave
She had heard all that had pass
ed between the cruel landlord and
her mother, and she knew the
piteous story of the family troub
le by heart, although she was on
ly seven winters old.
Her mother, who was the
i» uui cuHtty earned m tbe-.it
limes, but it can be make
three months by any oue ol
town. You need not be away tro
■ighb Yon can give your whole time to the
work or only your spare moments. We have
agents who are makineover $20 perd‘<y. All
who engage nt once eau make money last. At
the present time mouey cannot be made so
easily and rapidly at any ether business. Ii
costa nothing to try the business. Terms and
$5 Outfit tree. Address nt once, H. Halmcit
A Go., Portland, Maine. An//. 14-ly.
Ho. 19 H. Eighth 8t.
I St. Loul(, Mo.
i had greater aipartenca In the treatment of the
tnibleo of both male and female than an v phyiiclan
The PHYSIOLOGY OP MARRIAOK
The PRIVATE MEDICAL ADVI8CR
Book* that are reallTtiaMfoaaE MMaotraelate In all mat-
tan pertaining to Baabeed and Wemaalraed. and iupply
want long hit. They are WoaUfall/ lUaotrated, and in plain
tanauMo. ouity underftood. Tho two book* embrace M5
an tain valaaMt lathrantlaa for both married and
HI thanceat Improvement* In medlral treatment
■ctn-V bat la aomethfng »W ererj
Veata. the victim of early Indlane
mm tne many Ula bar an la b
to."—St. Louli Journal. , ,
roruUB PBICM—• eta. each
a Baa. otherwlaa
If father ouljr knew, I'm sure he
would help tne.’
Again the poor head went down
and the convulsive sobbing burst
out utresh. Birdie looked on
with round, troubled eyes, the
doll's apron she was fashioning,
falling unheeded from her fin
‘Birdie, dear,’ her mother call
ed presently, looking up again.
‘Yes, mamma,’ chiped the
‘You must run in now and then
to see that your papa wants for
nothing, and keep yourself warm,
pet, till mamma, gets back,’
‘Yes, mamma, but where are
you going ?'
‘To Mr, Kirby's, Birdie to tell
him he can take the cow,’ the
down at the small, snowy figure.
‘Yes, he lives up theie.’ he an
swered; ‘hut what nan a liidechit
like you want with him ?'
‘ Well, Rir I am Birdie Boss,you
know, aud Mr. Burleigh is my
grandfather. He’s an awful olA
man, cross and ugly,and lie made
poor mamma cry so, but you see
sir. papa’s sick in bed, been sick
ever so long, and the rent’s got to
be paid, or the landlord'll lorn
us out in the street. I’oor mamma
can’t pat it, so she’s gone ro sell
Spur—Spot's our cow, you know,
ami she gives awful nice milk,and
vuu see, sir, mamma, she don't
km w, but I’m going to see Mr.
Buileigh and ask him if he won't
1" “* /
Lug..! AUveitlaeiwi t*
Wi.i be inserted nt tl.t follow.
Sheriff kh1</?.'per sqaai
fcjh'Tiff’f: d: ^rtpage salt ,
V’- li-at:ni for-lyitcM o. .. 'niinivir- . r
Application fur letter:: o: uuurdircakip
LiSiiubsioti from cdtuitu tr.itioc
Dismission Iron guurdi*u8uij',
Fwr leave to «,t)ll land
Application tor hour* strati (
Notici: to deblon. and creditors - 4 j
Male of real cHtatuby ft<lmiuiRti*t oro. e? .')
t ro aud v»uardutUH, t*erttq'aro . j ....
Sale ul periMtmhW- property, ten days....
astray notice-. 30d.n
A11 i)iJia for advert iaiiif m thi, papei .
due fin tin First appHtitanru ol'tiw ihlverUte
•uem will b« pi i M.-nu.-d wliVC lilt money
He fie<l. . *
excectlovl any she might have fe’
for her herself. Mot a iMirm
escaped her lips of the paiu >
was suffering, .a* sl-t lay so c
ortess and with closed eyes, wh
»he surgeons Were exaaiiniag h.
wound aud binding upthenevei
portions; nor did she listen
catch h word of the whisper
consultation that eiroeucd H
only praver was, “Oh, God
though l die, may be not. stiffei
I fear I was more to blame tba
•laughter of a wealthy gentleman,! mother replied, her voice choking,
had married early in life, and in] ‘We must let her go and pay the
defiance of her father’s will and| reut. We cfn’fc go out of the cofc-
Her father, wist? only in a
worldly point of view, had chosen
tor his only daughter a wealthy
old bochelor,the master of one of
the grandest inaiiHions in the
State. But pretty Bessie rebell
ed, and retimed to be this money
ed old man’s darling, and when
her father grew positive and
threatened to enforce his authori
ty, she took her fate in her own
hands and eloped with Warner
Ross, a young lawyer, whom she
had loved since her girlhood.
They were married and return
ed to their native town, and Bes
sie, after the usual fashion, beg
ged her father’s pardon ; but in
stead of granting it, be turned
her from his door, disowned and
Beecie went her way and fora
hreeMb^cka. w« need a person iu eviryjtime found solace in her young
husband’s devotion ; but in the
course of a year or two troubles
began to come. Warner fell ill,
and bis business went badly, aod
into the door of the small cottage,
tbat gaiyit guest, Poverty, stalk
ed ; but he did not succeed in
driving Love out of the window.
The husband and wife clung all
the closer to each other, because
of their trouble. One day, mov
ed by bis pale face, and seeing
the elouds lowering, Bessie took
her baby girl by the hand and
so ught her father’s elegant resi-
town to tak# subscriptions for the 'argt at,
cheapest and beat Illustrated family publica
tion m the world. Any one can becom« a
successful uRent. The most elegant work < f
art given free to scribcrs. The price i so
low that almost everybodv subscribes, vine
agent report making over $160 in a week.
A lady aeent reports taking over 400 subscri
be™ in ten dvw’S- All wno engage make
money fast. Yon can devote all your time
to the bu«in9ss. or only your spare time,
lou "cad not be away from home overnight
Ton can do it ns well a* others. Full par
ticulars directions and terras free. Elegant
and expensive Outfit tree. If you want pro
fitable work send ns yonr address at once.
It cost uo’ning »o try the business. No one
who engages fails to make great, pay. Ad
dress “The People's Journal,” Portland
tioe, having had placed in his hands by
East Indian missionary, the formula of a
simple vegetable remedy for the speedy and
permanent cure of Consumption. Bronchitas,
Catarrh. Astma, and all Throat and Lung
affections, also a positive and radical onie for
General EebiHty and all nervous complaints,
after having thoroughly tested its wonderful
curative power* in thousands of sasee. feels
it his duty to make it kuown t* his suffering
fellows. The recipe will b« seiit free of
charge, to all who desire it. with fill direc
tions lor preparing and successfully using.
Address with stamp naming this paper, Dr.
J. O. Stunk, 44 North Ninth Street, Phila
delphia Pa. , Oct03-lj.
She was l'ally awareAhat in ca
pay the rent aud let us Keep Spot. I of hrr deatu ms hie >diim in* nr
Now,sir, tlou’t you think lie might I rifioefi. *Butherli»«» w*: si.uro.
do it ?’ 1 though for weeks she lay in a help
The blue eyes looked wistfully ! less condition, and wheu at lac
Up in the old gentleman m face, it it was Hoped Nlie was abmt t
was a hard, stem face, but it be
gan to soften.
I think he might—I thiuk he
surely will,’ he answered, his
voice faltering ‘Come along,
Birdie; I am Mr. Burleigh,'
The winter night shut in rapid
ly and the .snow fell all the faster.
Bessie Honk stood in the cottage
door, har sad face white with ter
Where can she have gone?’ she
cried wringing her hands. ‘Oh,
what has become of Birdie ?
j>he had missed the child on her
return, and now the cold night
was closing in. Frantic with ter
ror, she ran out in f he darknesN,
calling wildly on her cliilds name.
But no auswer came, and nowhere
on the small premises could Bir
die he found.
The mother rushed back to the
cottage and to her husband s side,
‘Warner, l must go,’ she cried.
‘I must rouse the neighbors aud
get them to search for her. Our
child will peiisii, out in the dread
A muffled roll of wheels without
and in the next breat the cottage
door opened, and Birdie’s laugh
ing face looks in.
'Here 1 am mam urn, love; and
you won’t scold me, 1 kumv,when
you see what I've brought, ftee
’ti» grandpa; aud Spot won’t have
to be sold, lor we are all to go
borne with him aud live. Say,
mamma, isn't that nice ?'
A Story For Uuiu-Setlers.
by turns k. a, creaky.
About 2 o’clock one chilly au
tumn night, a woman who had
received a revere stab in her arm
was borne on a litter to tbe sur
gical ward of—Hospital. Scarce
ly an hour previous, her husband
‘No mamma, but when Spot
goeR we'll have no nice milk.’
The mother turned away and
went out into the whirliug anew,
blinded by rears.
Birdie watched her through the
window, a curious, deteimined
look hardening her rosy little face.
Then all at once she bundled the
battered doll ifito the same small
basket and jumped down from her
‘Want anything, Papa? she
questioned,putting her curly head
in at the door.
But papa was fast asleep. She
tip-toed in, drew the little stand
close to the bed, placed the water
on it within his reach, and then
dropped a light kiss on his pale
‘You’ll do till Birdie gets back,'
she whispered as she glided out
again and caught up her scarlet
hood and cape.
It was the work of a moment to
get them on, then she took the
tiny white mittens from their nail
and tugged them ou her fat hands.
‘Good-bye, puss,’ she said stoop
ing over the cat on the hearth.
‘Do you be a nice cat; we will he returned home in a state of intox-
rich folks when I get back again.’ icatior., when on meeting him at
And with shining resolute eyes, i the door with a tearful reproach,
recover there caiue a relapse, call
ing for an operation which th»
surgeons wore 'pprehensire woul
cause the loss of her arm.mid perhap
her life, owing lo the critical state of
health, which, .even before the
slabbing, wa« in a very reduced state
ami of chur&u, had rapidly deterior
Her husband was imprisoned
uutil she was considered out of
danger, and then one evening,
just as tbe bouse chaplain had
pronounced his benediction on the
poor, suffering iu mates of tbe
ward, a young man—for he wa«
but 26—entered, and swiftly pass
ed to the bedside of the being he
had once promised to love aid
protect, but whose life a few years
*ater be sought to destroy. The
greeting whs cordial on both sides,
aud then a whispered conversa
tion of an hour terminated their
‘This,’ said one of the patients
who was much given to c.rgu
merit, 'is a case over which thi
advocates of capital punishment
may ponder. If that-woman had
•lied from the effects of the wound
inflicted by that man iu a mo
ment of drunken frenzy, he doubt
less would have ended hie life oi
the gallows. 6he recovers an-
lie lives Now if, from lack t
surgical skill, inattention from a
tendants, or from any other causi
she had died, would he be an
move guilty than i.ow ?’
•Then he ought to be hung
now,’ said one of the patients.
‘No he hadn’t,’ said the third
‘hut the one who sold •him th
‘Wonder if he got it of a respectn
hie druggist or nt a common run
hole,’ added another lady iu the fur
ther part of the room.
•Guess it was at the latter place
spoke up a fifth, ‘.or who evr
heard of u respectable (ivugvist sel
ing liquor to a dissipated man at an
time of night V '
Kli, whoever did !
she closed the cottage door nnd
went out iuto the white, whirling
On and on, out of the small vil-
dence, her girlhood's hoppy home. I luge, across the common, across
With eyes blinded by tears, she | the bridge tbat spanned the yel
led the child up the marble steps] low river, went the tiuy read fig-
and asked to see her father. Butjure, about which the bitter winds
the servant soon returned with the]beat and the white flakes whirled,
cruel answer that his master did j Sim was quite breathless and aw-
oot know her aud refused to see;fully cold and tired when she en
This heartless blow almost
broke tbe young mother's heart.
She returned to her poor cottage,
and did ber best to cheer and com
fort her suffering husband: but
be grew weaker day by day, aud
medical' bills added to their small
expenses, soon swept away their
befttd of cash ; and on this
tereu the great city; but she’went
bravely on—a very brave little
girl was she, -
‘Will you please tell me if Mr.
Burleigh lives in that nice house
up there ?’ she asked of an old
gentleman who chanced to pass
lie paused iii hie rapid wa!)t; wfl
drew up bis far cap, lud peeped dition.
he furiously plunged a knife into
her arm. Tbp wound was inflict
ed with the kmdv-sharp blade of > Muruinj* Now^fvo,
a pen-knife, which lie said lie nan i,| nv ;Uu .,., l0v ,,
used on his way home for peeling J heru,
apples. I f bo, doubtless the crime! ‘ e y e *'
was a premeditated onoj and only
U**rtr Killed in |»i er
pendent of the Savant'*
otu Ulaekshcar. Gb
ivs : On last Satin
hunt six miles iVon
known ns ••C’rou
’ w'un killed the lurgcn b«t
n or heard of in tlm** part
w“ in length oiglit feet ai
„ hree hundred and t wont
, . . ,. , . five pounds net. This monster b
brain he never would have doue • been Ipinied almost ince/sanlly
it. A moment after he was snrrv;»•J? out 5S a ®
but his feelings of.repentance- Joseph Dixon. A.E. Goehr*"©,
not heal the wound, nor save viim j row a -
from the clutches of the law, lor , ,rji n„. honors! it f
his victim was bq sooner ,ia Jhe ’ aii»i> kwi
hospital time be wady in prison.
He was too uiimh hades the iuflu- vo I'
edce.efi Un % " *