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GWINNETT HERALD. Published every Tuesday Eve ning- SUBSt’UII’TIi )X RATES: One Year, - tl.riO Six Months, - Three •• 50 Ail suli*cii|iiinns must lie paid in advance, and if not renewed prompt* lv at the expiration will lie discont in- ADVERT ISEM ENTS tis a transient oliurfioterwill be i-liarg ed $1 for tlie first insertion, and 50c for each subsequent insertion. Bivf t'em in uuioat iotis intended for personal benefit, will be i-nnrged for at tlie regular adyeri ised rates. ti" Short and new-e communica tions from any part enmity so licited. TOWN At COUNTY DIRKt TOHY JOHN CbvY SVn I 11. Mayor. CO US rit A b Moore, K D Herrin 3 A Townley \V J Brow ii arrival and dki'aktcri. or train Arrives from Suwannee. 5 fill p. in I staves lor Suwannee, 7 a- in. ARRIVAL and dkfartukk of mails. JkffbkßoN- Arrives 12 in, departs , Monday ami I liursil .y. Traoi.ks Stork. Departs 6a m ar rives g pm, Monday and Thursday. Louanvili.f..— Arrives 1(1 u m, de parts l p ill. —Daily. Rivbr. — Ariivesl2 m., de parts ti ti in„Weloesday and Saturday U . H. HAIiVKY, P. .Vi. CHURUIIKS MKTHomsr —Hi v J K King, Pastor Services on the ist and 3th Sundays. Sunday School. — A T Pattillo, Supt Kverry Sunday at 3 p m Pkksbytkrian--llev J P McClelland, I’asior, Services on 2nd uiiddth Snnduyg in eucii month, Sunday School. —T li Powell. Supt Every Sunday at 9.30 a in* Lawrknckvili.k Masonic Lodob.— R D Aa n, VV M., S A Hagood, S VV„ SJjWinn.JW. Meets on Tuesday night on or beloi e full moon in each month. Mr Vrrnon Charter, No 3?, R A M,—J D Spence, 11 P, a l Pattillo, Sec. Meets Fiiday night belore the 3rd Sunday in each month. "oWINNRTT SURKRIOR COURT.— N. L, Hutchins, Judge. Convenes on the Ist Monday in March and September. COUNTY OFFICERS. Commissioners-—J I> Spence, Chair and Clerk, N Bennett, Jefferson Britt, J R Hopsins, J E Cloud. Sheriff — J M Patterson. Ordinary—J T bamkin. Clerk 8 C—D T Cain. Tax Rbckivrr—O’W Pharr. Tax Collector I C Lowety. Treasurer.--R N Robinson TlwlFsmM Having rrcentlv located in Gwin nett County t(*ndcrs his profe.‘.siona services as a Physician to the citizens Prompt attention to afl calls will be given. Office and resi<lclice at the resi deuce of A Cain on the Hurricane Bhoals road. March 24th 1884—6m0 M > MORE EYE GLASSES Mitchell's Eye Salve, A certain, Sato, effective remedy tor kWsaki&atieiEjes Producing Long SigLleilness, end lie storing the sight of tlie old Cares Tear Drops, Granulaiion, Stye Tumors, Keil Eye,i, Mat ted Eye Lashes, and producing; quick relief and per rmnen/ cure Also equally efficacious when used in other maladies, such as Ulcers Fe ver Sores, Tumors, Suit Rheum, Burns, Piles, or whEreever iutlmna tionexists, Mitchell’s Salve .nay tie used to advantage. Sold by all Druggists at 25 cents Faim Loans Five-year loans on improved farms m Middle and Northern Georgia, negotiated on cheaper terms than any one in .Atlanta. Addres, FRANCIS FON AI NE, Filter Building, Atlanta Ga. April 19th. —lino. T H E Globe Hotel LA WJtE.YCEVJLLE, GA On Monday the 26th inst., the uudtreigntd will open the Giob * Hotel in Lawrenceville, for the ac c odation of the and will be prepared to offer first class accommodations and prompt atention to all who pa ronize the House A. ,/. L. HA TKS in 7n (Sting to Faint 2 If s », it will pay you to use WADSWORTH, MARINEZ A 1) MAN’S PURE PRE PARED PAINTS. * S J. Winn’s hi ndsome rcsi - u’ntiintct with them. Send ■B,, r color Card* amt list »l houses M WINN X \ u 'iH \.V Vtisuts, L;i\viviif*-*vlilt*, Ltt. i i>';i' \ tilt' Atu- Atlanta. HB ,|. ''a ' I' '"l' N " WEEKLY GWINNETT HERALD. TYLER M. PEEPLES, Proprietor VOL XIV. EDITORIAL BUEV I I’iks. I • ~~ A A Lanier,.of Bulloch county has f> tioO pontbl hog. Btick iu the wail cost abbu' | per 1,000 in Brunswick. A colored woman sto'e a mule at j Harmony Grove. A Daltou niturod has winged j 800 partridges this season, There are two Jews in the low |er house of the Georgia Lt gis a j tore. Oats iu Sumpter county were i not injured by the recent c rid j snap. Carroll coiiuty on the 10th, was | carried for Prohibition by 300 ma | jori'y. As far as the Democrats are con cernecl, Christ mas is as not l ing compared to March 4 next There are uear’.y 50,000 children in the Sunday Schools of tbeN rth Georgia Conference of the M. E. Church South. It is said that rnouey was sent to Bartow county from Atlanta, Rome and Chattanooga to buy votes for whisky in the late elec - tion. At Maysv'lle Meeksßlocksirnck .rasper Sanders in the back of the head with a rock during a Christ mas night spree anti quarrel and caused his death. At New London, wlti'e repair ing a vessel lecen/ly, diver/, who worked in the water underneath it, used the e'eclric light with per feet success. A Dakota Judge at Jamestown j the other day left the bench and knocked down a lawyer who intt inaled that one of his statements , ,n a ruling was a lie. A man named Black got into a drunken row on the Nnrthea' tern Read, near Ta'lulah, Thursday. He was knocked cn the head with a rock by the other man and in stantly killed. Eighty-six to the barrel is the size es tome of (be l est Baltimore oysters this set son. A dozen of /hat kind on the half thel. would satisfy almost anybody’s appe tite Mrs John P Phillips, of Macon whose husband was «hoZ and kill ed in Mon gomery, Ala., recently has received $2,000 from a life in surance policy carried by her lins band. An old Columbia county farmer who went to Augusta on a visit, t e turned and told his wife theie “was the long waisiedest girls he ever teed in his life down thav, He caught sight of a few with Mother Hubbaidson, The sum of $3,639 70 has been paid out io the teacuers of public ► clods io Clarke county tor the year 1884. Of this amount the colored children have received $2, 275 05, and the white childien SJ, 364 71, The WnycroßS Headlight’s holi 'day edition is on blue paper, and conlains a Christmas story written by the associate editor, which fills a page. ‘ Saturday Night Man’’ is a novelist of no mean talent,and will doubth as he heard from inthe future. Gen. Sherman s lectures on the militia system in tin United States is a rad er poor affiair. If he could only remember how much trouble the Ge rgia militia gave him in 1764, bo might be able to injeci some life in the lecture. Cboltra is doing fearful work among the bogs in .onie parts so Irwin county. David //ogan put up 35 head of fattening hops, and out of that number has o u ly killed two The re*t are all sick or diad The fa'al plague has caused eon siderable fear among the farmeis. f/ Pat Dale, of New Orleai s, has challenge j Thomas Orr, of Atlan ta for a 72 hour race, 12 hours daily, for all the entire gat ) re ceip s, or die w utter to take 65 per cent, aad the loser 35 pc r cent and albO tkj litle of the champion ship of ihe Southern States, the race to lake place on or about March 20 at Atlanta. )lusic in a vimlipf* Voice. I hereg music in a mother's voice. 'lore sweet tlmn breeze* sighing. I Itehrs Ki nluee * in a mother's glp.nee. Too pme for ever dying. I here s love within a mother’s breast. So deep, ’tis still o'ertlowing, And care lor those she calls her own, That's ever, ever growing. There's anguish in u mother's tear. When farewell fondly taking. That so the heart of pity moves, it scarcely keeps liont breaking. And when a mother knetls to heaven, And for her eh.ld is praying. O, who shall half the fervor tell. ' hat bums in all she's saying- A mother, how her tender arts. Can soothe the hreast ofsadners! And through the gloom of life once more Bid shine the sun ot gladness. A mothir! when, like evening's star, Her course hath ecas d before us, From brighter worlds regards ns still, And watches fondly o'er ns. Two of Thom. Kate Goddie acd I were greet frierds, in spite ot the difference in cmr positions ; she being Far mer God die’s only daughter,and I tlie only child of the rector of the same littlo sea-bounded vilhage. \Ve had grown up from babyhood Knit together by the sitni.arity of our circumslances —both the same age, both motlierlesF, both only daughters of uoiiug fathers, lo whom we were equally devoted to. “VVbr.t is ihe matter V' I cried as I approached her one day. ‘ Nothing is the matter I was out tninking, and I want your ad vice, Miss Florence. You see,’’she began, “they both want to marry me, and I don't know which to take I vas thinking about it when you came up.” “But who are ‘ihey’ f” I asked -are ‘they’ Jim Taylor and Walter Butler, for !f sj ” “No,” sedly “it’s not Walter Butler : it’s Jim Taylor and Da vid Wardour.” “But, Kate, you puzzle me. I thought,” in a low voice, “I al ways fane'ed that it was Wal ter ” ‘ I was not speaking of myself but of them which shall it bet” I withdrew my arm from hors in a righteous indignation. “I dotr’i understand you," I cri ed ; “why should it be either, when you care for Waler ?” It was her turn to be indignant now ; 6he turned round on me fiercely.” “Waiter,’ Walter,” she raid ; why do you keep on talking ot him ! Ah !’ with something that almost sounded like a sob “how stupid you are.” ‘Then von had better not ask my advice,” l answered highly offended But she did not heed me: “Miss Florence.” she continued “‘what I w ant to know is this Which is tiic richest of the two and which is the kindest hearted. Mr Bowles has known them sver so long have yon heard him say ? ’ But / was too indignant to ans wtr her question. ‘ Kate,” I said loftiiy, “I am ashamed of yon. 1 never thought you would look at Matrimony iu this spirit ; it’s quite shocking. Which the richest indeed ! Oh ! it, is horrible ;it ought to be or. question ot money ; only of which you —you —-love best. I never tho ght you wou/d,be so world iy-” ••Miss Fiorente you are a go< ee, ’ wi s Kate’s uunianei ly re joinder, ns she walked away from me toward hei home, having me sii'l with an expression of con sciousness virtue depicted on my countenance. riming the days ibal ensued I saw nothing of Kate, and by de grees it dawned on me that we two old friends were indulging in die felly of t quarrel. I however siccere/y disgusted witn her, and my disgust was increased when a few days after 1 met her in the cornfield, my father announced to me i hat he had heard in the vintage, that she was engaged to be married to Jim Taylor. “You must go this afternoon and coDgratula'e her. Flp." be con eluded quite umware that Kate nau 1 were not on speaking terms 1 >EVOTEI) TO NEWS, LITEUATI'RK ANT) I.OCAb AFfc’Al RS. LAWRENCEVILLE, G.A. JANUARY 6 1885. But this s‘«te „f t! ings couid not continue, so I took his advice and wen! down to Havthorn F arm, in the afternoon to offer my congrat ula ions and tacitly erv Pax / I found Kite Looking ill with dark ring around her eyes, and by no menus the blushing bride eltc. She recioved try oongiat illations vety calmly. “He is here,” she said ; “I will call him. Jim come here and speak to Alias F.orence, Ho is shelling peas for me," she continued limi t abide with Idle fellows. I began to feel sorry for Jim. Ha cuine in however any thing but sorry for himself, radiant and blushing as any girl ; but as he was eminently uncomfortable in my presence, Kate soon dismissed him to the p„ is again, and resum ed her conversation. She was far more talkative than usual, be ing as a rule raihtr silent. “Yes,” she continued, “we shall marry very soon, so a« to be well settled down before harvest time for you know. Miss Florence, wt are goltg to ivo here and manage the farm. Rather is getting old, and ho worries himself to death about things so now Jim and I will do it and—Jim has plenty of capital” —defiantly. “Oh, yes, it is all very nice,” J answered, somewhat sarcastically “and lam sure Jini is a good felior,” I nded more warmly ; “he looks ; t.” *‘Oh. he is very well then more brightly, “I'll tell you what he is Miss Florence ; he is a right down good farmer, and that is what we want hete.” “I am very glad *o heir it,” I answered and very shortly after took my leave. Tiieie was a con straint about u* both that made theenterview anything but. satis factory, and I was pleased—al most lev the first tiinoin my life —to leave sweet Hawthorn Farm where I had always been so happy There was a aid antera ion in it since the days when I used to go there iu Kate's holiday-time, and eat stiaht rries or cake, according to the season of the yea r ; then ev erytbing about the place had been bright and prosperous; now all spoke of want of money. True it wa< as tidy n«, under the cireum stances, cuold be bat it was a sl.ab by, poverty suicke.i tidiness c, in pared to the old days of spick and pan neatness, which it was to be hoped Jim’s capital might be stow. As I walked through the vil liage street towaid home whom should I encoumer out Walter Butler? He was sauntering along with his hands in his pock ets, but /lie lovesick swain. Fi r the first siuie goo I looking os he was his countenance repelled me unit involuntarily 1 contrasted it witn Jim’s straightforward, eng®n uous face. 7/ow idle he looked too ! Surely he could not again hi vc left his place. When last 1 bad seen him he ha t beeh keep er of Mr. Groves, about three miles inland. “Goed evening Waller,’’ I said < “Good evening Miss.” “Are you come home for a beli. day I continued. “I’ve left Mr Groves.” he an siveied somewhat defiantly. “I’m sorry for thai,” I replied. “I cm iifram you are ra/her a roil ing stone. “I aninot a-going to stay in a place where I am not trusted." ho responded a most impertinent ly. 7’hen :so Kate C cddie is go ing io geZ married ? I wonder how Jim Taylor will like keeping that o>d fAt her of hers ? I reckon he won’t make much out of tliaf placr, as he has had nothing put into it fir these many years past.’ “That is nis affair,’ I answered “Good eveuingWalter,” anil I pass iV on. Six weeks later Kate t«oddie and Jim Tayh r were made man and wife in the litl e villiagc chunh. To my mind Kxte look il beautiful. Her simple white drees and bonnet became her than her erdiDsrily rather sinari at ire and ber utisual pallor was an im prnveinent to her. They went s'raighi hsrne to H-tw horn Farm, and began the business of 1 life at once. The whole affair •<* (in*;! sa |l\ inking i 1 once m to rn nee. AH this time Walter remained id f'g about the villmgo, picking up t few siblings at haymaking harvestit-g. etc., it.c., ard haunt ins Haw tin. m farm as scon as evir.Ur. and Mrs. Taylor were s ttled there. Ho would Siroll ujj to the house and present his handsome lace at the kitchen window, where Kate would be busy with tier cooking or her baking, or he would walk boldly in and offer to help her with any thing which she was employed- Or, s< me pretext or other ho was never long absent, and sot n my f uller began to look grave about it mid to say he feared Waiter Butler was not up to much good and that the villisge people were bogining to talk. In those days I used to go a* d see Kate and always found her busy and industrious, but with a haggard worried look in her eves might not to have been there, for her affairs were looking up—Tim worked like two men fences were repaved, more hands were taken on, new machinery bought, and all. get! er Hawthorn Ftirtn began to weal a faint resent bninea to its former self. Old Mr. ( Jodilie, too,was perfectly hap py. Jim was an aiten iva and re- Hpoctmi sou in law, and it seem ed to me that, except that her husband was too soft, as she once said to me. Kate had nothing lo complain of. One afternoon when I strolled up there 1 found, to my annoyance, Waller Butler, with a pipe iu his mouth, silling in tue best, parlor, whileKato hat in the window mend ing. lat once evinced my dis pleasure by saving, with marked coldness; “I will not stay, Kale, as Isi a you are occupied,” and I was about to withdraw when she flung down her work and came af ter me. “Oh, Miss Florence, do stay— do stay!” There was a ting of entreaty in her voice that struck me, and 1 turned round again ‘ I can’t slay,” I answered, “if Walter Butler is sitting there smonking. ’ “Ho shan’t sit there—he shall go-" ‘ i thought that you could not üb : de lazy fellows, Ka^e , ” / con tinued somewhat maliciously. “No m >re I can, ’ she answered, flushing. “I hale them! Oh, I lia'e them!” There was a passion, a fire about ber as she ejacula eil ihese words that puzzled in • and made me at once go buck with her. We found Walter still loungiug on tte prefy chin z covered 8-ifa, but my presence seimed to make Kate brave, and she said o him: “Now just you go about your businiss, Wal/er, and take your nasty pipe of this room when Miss Florence is coming into it ” He rose sulkily enough. “Good by, Kate,” he said pat ronizingly, made me a surly sal re, and was about to ,eave the room, when Jim came in—fair, red-faced, debonair as usual. Not so i/< boiioii , iF ugh, that he couifl not shoot ,i g a nee of anger au contempt at Walter Bn tier “\Vi at ur* you a doing btrt!” lie m-ked and l en tuni.d, after grot ling me, t> Kile. -‘Aly dear,'’ lie said goiiti , - 1 wants my lea early lo cay,’ I stayed and had ca wi-tu them, and was more tlnm ever struck by Jim's gtniletese and goodness tv his wife an I tns Innate gt o 1-breed ing. i began >o think Kate had married Weil as er all. Her manner toward him was nil guluriy vuitable. Due minute it was cold, the next wan, ; it vtas contcmptouc, Vet ai times respect fill aitoge.ner a riddle. •‘Wiat a g< od husband yon have Kali!’, 1 remarked, us in left the room to return to lus wi rk “Yes," she atiMVori d, “he is well enough—he is very good to fade r and me -that 1 can’t deny—but he's not much of a man.” sue add ed, with tome contempt. “Whau you marry, Miss /I'lortuce, marry a man as will look aftgr yea-’ 1 “Why, Kate. Jim is always tl ink ing of you. I should not have thought that yon, who are so verv independent, cared to be looked after so much.” ‘You are not martied, Miss Florence. You don’t undera'aml,’ and with this, for me, rattier hu miliating reinaik the conversation j,eased. It was a few weeks after this that Jim proved himself the mini in the seas > I could not under stand, in so witisfactoary a man ner that lie and Kate have been the happiest of coupela ever since Ka'e lmrself told me all about it in a moment of expansion, follow ing imtnedia ely af/er the event. It seemed that cae day when Walter was lounging about her while she wav busy in her kitchen garden, Jim came in very quietly —he was always quit t—at an hour when he w.« umiu ly out in tlie fields, witli a heavy carter s whip in hand, Ho walked up to Wal ter. “Now,' Fait! lie, qit calmly. ‘‘l wants to know wku! business you always have here, prowling abou/ my wife? If ever I catch you in this here garden or 1.0 isc again 1 will lay this” holding up the whip—-“about your shoulders; so now you lmd better 1 e gone." Walter stared m itmazerntnt at the quiet, fair-united mar.. “You oaf, you,” he said. “vln o*l, tun 1?’ said Jim, “then take this,” and gave him a smart out with the whip. With a cry of cage Walter tried lo spring on him, but Jim kept his head and eluded him. “Don’t try that.,’’ he said, “or you will get the worst of il,” and once more he taised the whip menacingly. “Kate go in,' ho said with a ring of authori.y in his voice she had never hoard there before, but she did not stir. How could she when love and t dmira/ion for her husband wore surging /! rough her veins, and her heart Was beat pig so that she could not move? For oue minute the two men stood eyeing each othir, and then lithe and active Jim seized Waller ti and the waist and throw him to ilu ground. There was a cry of joy, of pride, and Kale ran up to her husband “OT, Jim! I nm so paid!” He looked nl her wondoringlv, but did not answ.r, f«r Waliet? with au evil white face, had risen (O his feet, and finding his dispis _od antagonist 'oo much for him was preparing to beat an undigni fied retreat. Tho sight of Kate, clinging to her husband's anr> seemed too much for him. He shook his sis/, speechless with fu ry, at them both, then slow.y with drew, turning round from time io time to repeat the gesture. Bo h Kate und her husband ha,l entered the house, he quite calm and quiet again, a fact which impressed his wife with hisstreng li of both body und mind not a little. “Did you say you were glad. Kitty?” he asked incredulously. “Oh! so glad. Jim, I have been so miserable. He would come here day after Way, and reproach me with having benavud badly to him, and say that I bad given my promise to marry him. So I had, bu after 1 had said "yes’ he cool ed off, became quite distant like, ai.d n ver came near rue. Then i grew sore and angiy, and when Lc *•■-!,< to a»'i) to Mr. Groves without a word t > me, i vowed I would have no/hing more io say to him It was just about that time that poor father lost so much money, and when you came and asked me to marry yon, 1 /bought as how you were rich and”— “Yes, vee, I know all about tba', Kitty; you never hid from me why you married me. But why did you never ted tne how Wal/er persecuted you? I would soon Imve sent him about hia business. I itiougbz,” rather sad ly, and hesitatingly, “that you lik ed him to come,’ “And I thought,” with down cast eyes, “that you were not— not —man enough, Jim, and I was angry that you did not show more spirit, and 1 said to myself, ‘you were but a poor thing,’ But now,’’ JOIIVT. WILSON, Jk,. Publisher. with a glow of pti<ls, "I know < if furetPly, and oh! /am to glad heisgeue. He is a bilmar, lie in.' J in drew lit r to I im and kissed her. 'He is a bud tin, Kate, and do ton know why he became so cool ami di itant to you as er asking toil to marry linn? Benin.e he tout’ll i»u that atlirs lieie weie in a h,n! May and tlint you would li.iVe unco nmoiily little in ney, in stiad of a grea deni, as he f ncied Don't you think you are noli rnl of hiiu ns a husband'” "I do, Jing, 1 do and, Jiir, i have always Is en a good wife to y* u although I did marry you because you were rich and would let father live with ns, but now, - m a whisper— “you know —y h. you know’— ""In 1 , Kitty? Say it out |0 ti "Why, you kucw that 1 mv. you." I hu! is w. rd tor word as Kaie o’d the story to me. She is a ci me'y matron now, with half a dozbii children aboaf In r Inm still Miss Florence, not having yet found the m»u eaqtiel to look ing after me. Tlie God He Know Mr. Beecher spoke in Ply mouth Church on Sunday, on the cuucep.ion of ,J od. Some of the things lie said in the sermon are given below. Theologians have thoaght out God, and what a mi sera hie mesß they have made it ! The creeds undo iteehisms tbai represent God are very much like the childrens efforts at art. They give to their repreectita/'ons of animals stiff woodeu firms and legs. The God of the creeds is very much a wood en God. Our personal and most vivid con ceptioiiw of God • pring f.tom the fselui" and the immagina ion, the two lings that huve l.eon most detpised in t o realms of theological learnings are, after all, God’s chosen instruments of mak. iug known to us what He is—feel ng to suggest quality ; imtntigina turn to work quality up into por traiture. The result is some ap proach toward an understanding of God, lut never the reality of God. The longing - f men for such a knowledge of God we ull know now exists. Jt /s now the com plaint ihat men make when they begin Io turn their eyes toward positive religion iliey can’t think of Go 1 ; He unthinkable to them ; au evanescent wreath ; He is a shining light something beyond their recognition. We all ihetime measuring inen of genius by the lower forms—- what are called pragmatical who work and grind fodder for ihem selves and other animals. riij upper understands the under ; the under dou’/ under stand the upper in life. Well no other law exists as respects /he understanding of God. The alphabet of understanding of this world is competent to spell out the at ributee of the eternal, om nipresent Jehovah. No man can form an adequate conception of God who is not god like. 411 right living, and ail high and noble disposition:, in oue’s self arnl and / m e „ men a’ are the materials iuat upon /he paileite for tba >mmagiug of God. The Boston Post says. “Thus far sixty good democracts have ciioo killed and over two hundred ha”t been wounded in celebrating the grtat Democratic vie oryd There is a barkeeper in A uteri cus who blows a bugle every morn ing at about g o'clock to announce Ids arrival it tuebar, when voxy soon you will see the early bird on the wing The prohibition bill for Clarke county does not give the dea'ers a chance to cispose of their stock At Athens, Dr. E S Lyndon re moved a tumor from an Oconee man's thigh that weighed two pounds- The ope'a'ion was sue cessfullv performed, aud the pa tient rode back home. GWINNETT IIER A.LD. out •ton department IS COMPLETE. ALL ORDERS FOR NEATLY ANT) promptly kxloo ted. Entered in the Port Office ut Law, renorvllle, ((a., as second class mail matter. NO 41 Let the gruff eld faahi med sneer at the folly and the hollow ness, as they deem it of making presents which are expected, and of wishing a Merry Chrisms by sending a chromo. Most of what is ploasant and ngreable in our association with others comes from the observance of certain formalities. When you bid your neighbor ‘Mood morn morning,” what do you mean by i'? Certainly not to give him any in formation. Yon sav it as a matter of formal courtesy. It means that, and nothing more. But who would abolish the morning greeting, the gentleman’s hand shake, baby’s kiss, the rais ing of the hat to all lady acquain tances who are accompanied by ladies, and the other formal cour tesies of life a . \!i Of 1 llllH't ■ I ; Si./II of let ung If. | . q nt Americans have a t :ij r .ad to navel before they arc in an* dan ger of falling on ihut side. It will be for out great gear d-emlct ren to preach from Re text—Teuu sentiment and more lieurt. Several yearn ago Due Evening Bulletin was sued for libel for its discssion of the marble work in the public buildings. It proved ev ery point that it had made, and jury evinced its belief of tbo fact by finding for the plaintiffs with “I cent dnmagea. The jury bad a tougu lime of it, however, with the proverbial “twelfth m in.” Ho was a colored gentleman, and ho obstinately held out for a long tunb agaiust the veriiict, and his stubborn argument was “Es you s gwine to give plaintiffs anything g.b ’em suinfiu what's wurf sum tin. Ihe elven argued the cane with him for an hour or so, with • out getting any other response from him, until at Jast it ocetired to one of ite jurymen to ask him what ho would consider as “wurf sumfin,” in the way of damages. “Well,”j aid the intelligent color eil gen’lonian, “(Jib urn a dollar enny how !” Ho was liually per sua.Jed that a cent was the regu lar form for such a verdict, but he probably still holds to the con - viction that the damages ought to been “wurf sa»<iin. A clumpy, disconsolate looking small boy was leaning agaiust the wall at the street corner, when along came a tall raw-johed strati ger with about four drinks in him and said : ‘, Bu-bubby, do you feat bad “Yes.” “Hain7 you got mom money for for T’hrisslomass !" “No. ’ “Jus’ like me ! I’m /raveling on my last 15 cents ’bmomijg, and it’ Ibe all gone ’forenoon. Going to h-liang up your stocking ?” “No.” “Neither’m I. I haven't g„t anybody to love me an’ put toys mmy poskots. Do you want a lizzie toy mule in your stocking ?” “Yes.” “So do 1, but I won’t get one. Tuff to be poor—tuffest kin’ o’ »ass. Say, bub?” “What ?” “There ain’t no hog about me. I’m the bizzest hearted man in the world. 111 m ike you happy it I have to sleep m the mid tie of he rouJ. litre, take tike ihis> and oust, i’.’i.i .. i-, - i An n i o-. 'ie ..aif fa, n -o, to- Oaoco auct a tin. s mg-, j. uud as the bewildered boy ot. ua abid ing them ia bis hand the doner continued. “Tnaz a.l —-luozan outt u oucaer deck and a pistol, aDd ii! k- ,p to make St. iuo u member Chrisslemas. Run u.u., sonny. Run home and be hap py ” A cLanng young lady of Albany visaing friends at Afelrose recec>t iy sen/ up a toy t ai'eon, to which she attached a card beari: g her Dame and the further lUhciptn-n: “If any good looking young bach elor or widower finds tLis will be please return it?” The balloon, af :er a week’s absence, was found near Pittatowu by a young farmer. He returned it with his compli ments and photograph. 11 -«i • • ♦ The two fiends, who committed the horrible murder in Mitchell county recently, have been arrest ed. Rose Keaton one of the guil ty parties has confessed.