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WIT AND HUMPH.
I had left old Broad in the street un
unimaginative man, ami gives the
A NOVEL RIDE
hitched and had gone in. And t lien THE SNOW ELEA
story in a circumstantial way.
We point with pride to the fact
I heard Lucy’s mother say (and the
The day after the storm Mr. Gos
that English girls are beginning to
Reminiaceacei of Three Memorati!« Paya io per had been out with some neigh The Lover who Determined to keep hie Promi m words I have never forgotten), ‘Harry, A Plague of Siberian Waste j Brought to chew American gum.
you deserve praise for keeping your
bors searching for Weston’s body.
During a storm one night last week
promise. The boy who will over
He had returned to his home, and
the lightning at Milwaukee struck a
INGI LAR STORY OF JOHN was at the stable feeding his stock A TAME STEER HARNESSED INTO AN come an obstacle so bravely will A MINUTE INSECT OFTEN CALLED
brewery. The lightning, it appears,
THE “SNOW OF HADES.**
always succeed as a man.’
just before sundown. He came out
had to come down in Milwaukee, and
of the stable, and passing around to
there was no time for moving a brew
haved himself so well, had become a
When the lamented poet traveler, ery and giving it room.
The great storm of 1873 was the the east end, saw John Weston com "Hallo! Harry, old fellow, how are little homesick, during my long stay-
ing up the path from the creek. you? I am glad to see you. When
most violent known in the Northwest Weston had on the blue soliTier over
“Here’s a fly in my soup, waiter.”
in the house, and had started for Bayard Taylor, wrote of snowflakes
home. As I passed the old wooden as “the wild white bees of winter,” it “Yes, sir; very sorry, sir; but you ean
for fifty years, as the record# kept at coat which he usually wore His did you get to town?”
"How are you, Phil,” my old friend bridge over the creek that flows at is doubtful that he imagined the throw away the fly and eat the soup,
Fort Snelling showed. It was a vio hands were tucked up under the
the west side of the capitol, I found pretty fancy contained a large can’t yeu?’’ “Of course I can; you
lent electrical storm, extending over cape, ami he approached Cosper with responded, grasping both of my that
didn’t expect me to throw away the
the sleigh had struck one end
the whole Northwest, so that the tel saying, "How goes it?” Cosper said,
and had left the box and robes and amount of truth. Such, however, iB soup and eat the fly, did you?”
egraph wires west of Chicago re “Why, Weston, I thought you were really I scarcely know old Jefferson, whip half way in the creek. Picking the case, and from recent important
The most aspiring men known are
fused to work.
frozen to death?” Weston replied: it bus so improved. It has almost up the latter, I went home and next discoveries made in this city by stu the Viennese, who are so prone to bal
It struck Minnesota on the 7tli of “I am. ami you will find my body a gruwn out of my knowledge. But morning I found old Broad quietly dents and professors of one of the looning that the authorities have an
lying down in the yard, with the
nounced that married men who de
I J anuary, 1873, and raged for three mile and a hall northwest of Hersey!” let us get out of the way of these fine bridle on his head and one shaft by academios, it has been shown that sire to take serial voyages cannot do
Saying this he vanished. Mr. Cos [ sleighs, and I am reminded, Phil, of
days, the wind blowing a gale, the per says that even after Weston was
so until they have received the con
“As I fed him I saiil aloud, ‘Well, fair to become a provoking reality. sent of their wives and children.
temperature being about eighteen gone it took him some time to realize the first sleigh ride I ever had in this
old fellow, I think we did it last night.’ About three months ago there ar
Old gentleman (looking at a bob
degrees below zero, and on the that he had seen a ghost and to get city. Oh, it was too funny.”
“And he gave me a kindly ltxik as rived in this city a box which, on be tailed horse)¡--“Bless me! how very
"Well, how was it?” I asked.
. prairies the air was filled with snow over “feeling queer.”
Before this, Weston had evidently
“You must know,” he replied, "that
ing opened, apparently contained a short they have cut his tail.” Attend
as fine as Hour. Through every announced
his death to his wife. Mrs. nearly forty years ago I was an hon “Well, now,” said I, -‘Harry, what pint of snow. A note which accom ant: “His master is a member of the
[ crevice, keyhole and nail hole the Weston related the incident, and it ored employe of Brown & Richmond, became of Miss Lucy ?”
Society for the Protection of Ani
“Oh, I left her at home yesterday, panied it stated that the contents had mals, sir. In this fashion he will not
snow penetrated, puffing into houses was confirmed by her son. The sec lessees of the penitentiary. I boarded
like steam. The number of human ond night of the storm she was with Mr. Brown, and a strong mutual attending to the farm and the chil been collected from the deck of the annoy the poor flies.”
j lives lost in Minnesota was about awakened by a knock at the door. attachment between his family and dren.”—| Jefferson City Tribune.
------------- »«•> *
She dozed off again, and was aroused me soon sprang up. Of course I fell
“Now with regard to that cut on the
The morning of January 7. 1873, by a second rap, when she asked- in love with one of the best and
foundlanu, while on a voyage from top of your head. I don’t think it
was beautiful and bright. The air “Wliat is wanted?” A voice an- prettiest girls in towu. One night
Young husbands, as soon as the Hull to Montreal, and that the Cap will be serious, but you must keep
was mild and still, and farmers set swered: “Did you know that John , there fell a deep snow, and I posted matrimonial noose is tied, leave off tain, Edward Manning, had been ad your eye on it” And Tomkins who
out for town or went to neighboring was frozen to death?” The voice i og- ut once tu ask Miss Lucy to take by degrees all those little civilities vised
to forward the specimens to the has the slightest suspicion of a squint,
farms with their teams. Generally sounded like her brother, Mr. Lin- i a sleigh-ride
> • .
■ that night. She con and attentions which made you so academy
to be investigated. The goes away and disrecommends that
it was thought that a "January thaw’’ derman. who lived in the vicinity. sented and I went back to make all pleasant and agreeable to your lady matter was kept quiet, and only with doctor.
was imminent; but l’rof. Humiston, The boy heard the voice, and rising the needful preparations for the joy love in the days of courtship. Do not in the last day or so has the result
"Indeed, I shall not buy my wife a
who had a good auaroid barometer, up in bed, said: “Mother,did uncle ous trip. I made a pair of runners fail to mention every fault and im become public, and as it is undoubt sealskiu sacque,” remarked a Phila
foretold a storm. The barometer had say pa was frozen to death?” Mrs. from a hickory pole and nailed a large perfection you discover in your wife’s edly a matter of considerable impor delphia man. “They are so hard to
been failing for 24 hours, and never Weston went to the door, but there goods box on it, and my sleigh was disposition, which, of course you tance
we print it at length. The ex get off that the fair owners keep them
was known to fall so low before.
was no one there, and no tracks could done. It wasn’t quite so expensive, must give her to understand you did amination
of the snowy-looking stuff on when making calls and are sure to
Between 12 and 1 o’clock a white be found in the snow. Mr. Linder nor so flashy as that one that just not know she possessed, or she would under
the microscope at once dis take cold when they go out again into
wall was seen moving up from the man had not been there, and it seems passed, but believe me, Phil, that never have become your wife; and. closed the
fact that it was composed the open air. I love my wife too
northwest upon Worthington. The that Weston, wishing to announce gorgeous affair there does not contain when in company, pay more attention
thousands of very minute insects, much to expose her to such dangers.”
front of the storm was distinct and his death, and at the same time not to two hearts that beat so joyously and to every other lady than you do to of
covered with silvery scales, and nearly
The Manchester (N. H.) Union tel 1 b
almost as clearly outlined as a great frighten his wife too much, assumed so truly as the two that, within that her. Expatiate largely on the beauty all
in a vigorous state of health. A about a lady who entered a store in
sheet. When it struck the town the voice of his brother-in-law.
rugged turnout, would in a few hour# and merits of a certain lady friend searching investigation w’as at once set that city and asked for a two-cent
farmers began to scatter to their
Now, for the confirmation of Gos enjoy tho bright moonlight and the whom you once thought of address
foot, and strict secrecy enjoined postage stamp. Upon being informed
homes. A number, however, remained per's story. He told it at once and it crisp snow, that is so forcibly brought ing. In after years, as your house on
all concerned, anti it was soon by the storekeeper that he had only
and were housed up for three days. was published throughout the coun to my memory by the scene of to hold treasures increase leave all the on
proved beyond a doubt that the in those of the three-cent denomination,
Persons visiting in the village only try before the winter \»as over. Search night in Jefferson City.
care and worry of them to her, never sects were no less than the dreaded she replied that she understood that
a few squares from home, in some was made for Weston’s body but in
“As ill luck would have it, I couldn’t offer to lighten her burdens by amus
of Eastern Siberia, which they had been marked down to two
instances remained till the storm vain. When spring came, however, keep my trip a secret from Mr. Brown. ing the little ones when you are about snow-fleas
never before been found in any cents.
abated, not daring to venture out upon and the snow began to melt off, I was to take his tine bay horse for the house, take to your book or paper have
of the world more than a few
“Well, Tom,” said a blacksmith to
Weston’s body was found near a the occasion; but the fates determined and require each little one to keep part
mileB from that country. A an apprentice, “you have been with
J. H. Maxwell drove four miles slough where the snow had been otherwise. By way of having a little quiet and let you read. If they fail well-known
professor of natural his me now three months, and have seen
against the storm and then took deep, a mile and a half northeast of fun at my expense, he locked and to obey, scold, fret ami whip them tory, who formed
of the investi all the different points in our trade;
refuge with a neighboring farmer, Hersey. We believe Mrs. Erickson, barred the stable door. Of course I soundly, and wonder why she dou’t gating committee, one said
I wish to give ycu your choice of
not being able to reach home. The who now lives in Worthington, was was like one thunder struck, and was teach them to mind when they are “The first specimens we yesterday:
for a while.” “Thank’ee sir.”
Rev. Mr. Stone walked five miles the first to discover the body.
at my wits’ end to know what to do. spoken to. When the baby is teething were sent from Montreal by a ship work
facing the storm this side of Jackson,
So much for the great blizzard. I loved Lucy madly, and she was or James has the croup, retire early master named Manning, who dis “Well, now, what part of the business
and finally took refuge in a sod There will probably not be another waiting for me, I knew—and it to rest, leaving her alone with the covered them on his ship’s deck on do you like best?” Shutting up Bhop
shanty. A party of Worthington such in our day. It was a rough wouldn’t do to disappoint her, even wide awake sufferers, and while she the Atlantic ocean, but we have and goin’ to dinnor.”
men, among whom were Dr. Langdon greeting for the early settlers of if I had to draw the sleigh myself. administers medicine (spilling half found large quantities of them
The obliging visitor, to Bhow that
and Cornelius Stout, were caught on Nobles county, but they can all tes Turning around. I saw in the moon for want of some one to assist,) then about the city during and after he is really fond of children, and that
the road between Worthington and tify that Boreas has been compara light old Broad, one cf the prison walks with it in her tired arms up
all the snow storms of this the dear little one is not annoying
Jackson and also remained snowed tively mild ever since, except in put steers, and I fairly jumped for joy. and down the floor until faint, then season.
snow-flea, or, to him in the least, treats the kid to a ride
up in a sod house. A man north of ting the screws on the mercury and I had no trouble in catching him, for rocks it and rubs it, while its screams give it its The
the Pisti upon his knee. “Trot! trot! trot!
Worthington was caught on the bringing it down tight occasionally. he and I were great cronies, as I bad continue to pierce her mother heart Siberius, belongs to name,
of How do you like that, my boy? Is
trackless prairie driving an ox team. —[ Worthington Advance.
to feed him very often. So I fixed like arrows, you sleep unmindful of Produridce, or “Spring tails,” and, that nice?” “Yl's, sir,” replies the
He unhitched and unyoked the team,
up a sort of gearing, put the bridle its physical suffering or her weariness although very much smaller than the child, “but not so nice as on the real
then took hold of one ox by the tail,
his head, leaving out the bit, tied and anguish, even if she calls you ordinary black flea, closely resembles donkey, the one with four legs!”
and, by twisting it, kept the animal
Every traveler who returns now a rope to his horns, fastened him to anon more loudly each time, until in it in form and habit, one great differ On the eve of the election of
on the trot. The other ox followed, from Niagara reports the ruthless de the shafts, and old Broad and I despair she gives up all hopes of ence being that, while it is capable of Clement XIV. to the Papacy he
and the man brought up against his facing which is being practiced on
down Main street. We didn’t ajpusing you. Continue to follow leaping, it does so by means of its was waited upon by four Cardinals,
own wood pile. The school in In that superb picture. It has only to started
railroad speed, but we got to these instructions ten years, ami if tail, and not as the flea does—with who urgently insisted that it was ab
dian Lake township was tanght by be continued a few years to almost make
's house in due time. Old Broad your wife’s heart is not as cold as an its legs. The leap, in the case of the solutely necessary that he should be
a young lady in a log schoolhouse. utterly destroy the charm of that Lucy
preferred walking, but in going down iceburg toward you by that time you snow-flea, is performed by doubling elected Pope. “Brethren,” was his
The snow drifted in through the wonderful scene. The beauty of the hill
he enjoyed the run as much as 1 may rest assured that she has a spark the tail up under the abdomen and answer, “if this ¡ b a joke there are
crevices, and soon covered the floor. American shore of the river is re
and I was in a glorious humor of insanity in her composition.
suddenly throwing it backward, which too many of you, but if it is in earn
The supply of wood was soon ex ported now as almost entirely did,
we stopped at the gate. I
results in a forward movement of the est there are not enough of you.”
hausted, and then teacher and destroyed. The banks which over when
In fact, it is from this char
A Scotch professor experimenting
scholars split up furniture and eked hang the rushing water were once on the neck and said aloud, “Old
out a scant fire till the storm abated. softened by a lovely growth of shrub fellow, wo went it that time,” and I The Garb that Must Be Worn in the Anguet acteristic that the name “spring tails” before liie pupils with some combus
is derived. They are very tenacious tible substances, when, as be was
To keep up circulation they formed bery and fringed with the American shall ever believe that my old friend
Presence of the High Tribunal.
of life, and breed very rapidly, espe mixing them, they exploded, shatter
in Indian file and marched around wild vines. These
I happened to drop into the United cially whero tho weather is cold ami ing the vial which he held into frag
’ have ’ been _ gradu-
’ 1 turned his large eyes kindly on me
the stove through the dreary days ally removed, and in their place are as if to say, T think we did, sir.’
States Supreme Court the other day, dry, damp weather seeming to throw ments. He held up a small piece of
and long nights till, on the third ugly buildings and hideous heaps of
didn’t take much persuasion to writes a Washington correspondent them into a stupor. In Eastern Si glass, and said, very gravely: “Gen
day they made their escape. Joseph refuse. The pretty island in the get "It
Lucy into the sleigh, bnt we had of the Philadelphia Press, and there beria the people have to use every tiemen, I have made this experiment
Poots was caught in the storm in American rapids which used to be a time
to get her mother’s consent. I met a distinguished Philadelphia precaution against the pests, and often with this very same vial, and
the western part of the county, and charming with its wild greenery is
ridiculous to go through lawyer. He was in the blackest and many legends speak of them as the never knew it to break in my hands
lay for several days in a snow drift. now occupied by a noisy paper mill town that so way,
shiniest of broadcloth, from his head “snow of hades,” and say that the before.”
’ she said.
Unfortunately his feet became ex and the ruins of an older mill. In a
to his heels. He had in his hand a
posed, kicked the cover off, so to few years the owner of this island was the answer; ‘we are going the tall hat, a small black necktie encir sou I b of the wicked are being tor “In our country,” said the English
tured by lieing expose«! to driving
speak, and both feet were frozen and and of Goat island will come of age other way.’
cled the whitest of collars, and his storms of them. “As yet,” continued man. as he leaned back in his chair,
“before wo marry wo arrange to set
had to be amputated.
and both will then be sold, probably
“‘But what enjoyment can'you general appearance suggested a the professor, “we have found but few tle a certain sum upon the wife.”
A Mr. Small, who lived four miles to be occupied by extensive mills and
southeast of Worthington, started shops ami factories. Even the grand have behind a slow, stupid ox ?' was not name him) is somewhat noted for cases in this city whero people seom “Y oh , I know,” replied the American;
to have been sufferers from the in “but with us it is different It is
from town with an ox team and sled part of the American rapids is al another objection.
“‘Old Broad, my dear madam, is his rather flashy attire, I could not Beets, but should a spell of cold, dry after we are married that we settle
just after the storm struck us. He ready marred by wing-dams and ice
drove within a few rods of his own barriers, and a few years will see it neither slow nor stupid,’ said I at ter, especially as he had no crape on weather Betin, it will unquestionably everything on the wife and arrange
door, and wandered over the prairie utterly spoiled. On the shore about once in eager defence of my old his hat. He noticed me eyeing him, be the signal for much complaint. to beat our creditors.” “Haw! I see.
till he came to some hay stacks, the falls, especially on the American friend, who could not be present to anil asked what was the matter. 1 The inBecte, which can only by the And how do the creditors take it?”
closest scrutiny be distinguished from “They nover find anything to take.”
around which a rail fence had been side, everything is thoroughly vul defend himself.
told him he looked more like a Bap
“ ‘But when do you expect to get fist preacher than a Philadelphia fine enow, fasten to the clothes of pe “I’ve a bone to pick with you," said
built. He evidently attempted to garized. Indian shops, lager beer
destrians and cling there until the Brown, as he entered his tailor’s es
climb the fence, but was too near saloons, shows of every description, back?’ was again objected.
lawyer. “Oh!” he answered quickly,
“ ‘Sometime shortly,’ said I, not “it's this —— court. I hate these person enters a warm temperature, tablishmont.
gone to accomplish it. When found, barns, factories, and mills with a
ttre day after tne storm, he was stand multitude of petty annoyances to the caring if we didn’t get back until clothes, and at home I never wear when they at once begin to bite in the
“Why, what’H the matter?” asked
ing with one hand on the fence, cov traveler, begin to make the whole the middle of the next week, or even anything but grays, or stripes or most vicious manner, and, although the tailor.
ered with ice, and as stiff as an icicle. unsightly anti disagreeable. It is the Fourth of July.
“Matter!” exlclaimed Brown. "Just
plaids, with bright neckties; bnt the
“‘Well, at last we started—buffalo last time 1 had a case in this court I few moments even more painful than look at these trowsers! I’ve only
A Mrs. Blixt, who lived a few miles but a poor consolation fo reflect that
beyond Mr. Small, went to the stable this vandalism has reacted against robe, hot bricks, straw, blankets, and was not allowed to make my argu
worn thorn a week, and they’re all
when the storm came on to turn the tho show-keepers of the place, and the two lovers. Patting old Broad ment because I wore a short, speckled the bites are mainly confineil to the ripped to pieces.”
cattle in. In attempting to return to that the tide of travel to the wonder on his neck I said to him, ‘Now, old coat and trousers, with a blue neck legs, for the enow-flea does not seem
“Worn them a whole week!” shout
the house the snow blinded her, and ful falls has fallen off gradually fellow, spread yourself, and with an tie. I was told that I was not prop to possess the power to climb and ed the tailor. “What would you
she wandered on the prairie and within the last few years. —| New York
erly dressed to appear before this One gentleman, a resident of Frank have? Do you expect a pair of five
seemed to say, ‘I’ll spread, sir.’
court, and that I must wear black ford, was a few dayB since much an dollar pantaloons to last a century ?”
But the one case, among the three
j “We left the house amid shouts of clothes. I have another case here noyed
The late Luther Malinus Sargent,
by them, and hie little boy,
fatal ones in Nobles county, which
“This is very damp, disagreeable J1 uighter and kindly exclamations, now, and so you see I am dressed in
has been the subject of the greatest weather we are having. Mr. Smith ‘Don't go too fast,’ ‘Don't let your this outlandish style. But I shall who was bitten at the same time, suf Sr., a gentleman of wealth and liter
fere«l great pain for several hours. ary ability, was an ardent and con
interest because of the ghost story ers.”
steed run away with you,’ ‘We’ll charge this suit to my client, and Correspondence
scientific men sistent temperance man, yet he was
connected with it. was that of John
“Eb?” replied Mr. Smithers, who pray for your safe deliverance,’ etc. when I get home I’ll have my wife in Montreal and with
showB that the unfortunate possessor of an
Weston, of Seward township. Mr. was hard of hearing.
I “Old Broad proved himself a true put these things away in camphor the pests have also appeared
at those irascible temper and a very promi
Weston had been to Graham lakes
“I said this was very wet, disa ' friend. On a dead level, he was J and mark them ‘Supreme Court.’”
points, and in the former city have nent red nose. At one time he presid
and was returning with a load of greeable weather we are having,’’ i rather slow, I admit, but up hill he
Upon inquiry I found, what I never
The ed over a tenqierance meeting in
wood when the storm caught him. He said Mr. Pimple, in a louder voice, was grand, and down hill he was knew before, that the Supreme Court created great «liscomfort.
featuro noticeable is the Roxbury. After some introductory
drove across his own farm and missed while every
miserable, shivering simply BUperb. In about an hour forbids lawyers to wear within its bar strangest
is never found more than remarks, he was proceeding to de
the house. Turned and went in a passenger in the car grinned.
I v we ______
___ r___ _____
’ farm, y anything but black. The weather fact that it inohes
above the ground, nounce liquor Bellers, when a rude
circle, making the same circle twice,
“Did you ask me whether I disa j about a mile distant, and concluded may be as hot as the region toward eighteen
been forced to fellow in the audience shouted, “Mr.
as shown by the tracks of the sled. ' greed with my mother? Why.
,, I—” ’I then to return. My steed would not which all of us sinners r~
* — j .-__ woar rubber Ixxits while sweeping off Sargent, if you are goin’ to lecture on
He then turned north to the vicinity
“No, no; I said
was be persuaded to go out of the beaten bnt no grateful seersucker or linen th(> BKj(.walks in front of their mas temperance, you'd better take in your
of the place now owned by H. D. ‘ very wet, disagreeable
__ _ ” track,
____,_ so, t______
'1 i weather,
or white «luck is permissible.
residence#. Professor James sign!” This imprudent remark en
Winters, in Graham Lakes township. yelled Pimple, as he began to per runners was in a rut the whole way, duster
The nine okl duffers in easy chairs Me Archfield of this city has prepared raged the old gentleman terribly.
He abandoned his team, and the oxen, spire;
I and our seat was not a perfect level, nod and Bn«x>ze and have their ease, an exhaustive article on the subject,
after wandering awhile, turned the
A Boston congregation is disgusted
“Why, no, I never met D'lsraeli’s but what of that; we didn't care, but but you must dress in black. It is whiThwin b» read atthe"next*meet
voke and choked to death. Mr. mother. Why?”
with their minister because he baa no
laughed the more. Oh, Phil, that probably right, for certain forms and ing of th„ BC8<ieIny.
Weston, from this point, evidently | “I never asked that; I simply re was the grandest ride I ever had in ceremonies are necessary, and the
sense of the fitness of things. A
concluded to walk with the storm, marked that we are having wet dis my life. Well, in turning old Broad dignity of the court must lie main
celebrated divine had preached so
and made a bee line for Hersey. He 1 agreeable weather. Damp weather, for the return trip, the runner hung tained.
fervently that when he sat down the
Carljle’s laugh waa described as people
walked about twelve miles and fell you know,” bowled Pimple. "Oh. in the rut and Lucy and I found
were hushed and many in
forward on his face, clutching the j | muddy streets, don't you understand; ourselves in the snow, fairly upset
tears. Hardly was the great preach
grass as he fell and the blood gushing been raining five days, and Austin is 1 picked up my fair comrade, brushed
’‘ seated before ,-r~~
ti«ual domestic racket had got itself 1: in a shout of triumph, ami seldom I er
from his nose. His body was found wet and. sloppy, and.
her up as well as I could, and with well under 1^-adway; “Oh. yea, you quite
glad or kindly. »The bony hands ■ PW1 UP
the following spring, with the hands
"That’s all you said, is it? Well, the aid of Lewis Tompkins (a colored
want your wives to be h clutched the table, meanwhile, with a h“1 the Pan-hioners were expected
full of grass and the blood on his now, see here. Mr. Pimple, if I am a man) I righted the sleigh. Just as I gentlemen
mi cit> ” “Not at oii
iicv< Mr. i muscular grip, ami the laugh waa to turn out in large number, to the
little deaf, sir, I am Hot to be in was about to start I gave the darkey Dusenberry*.' wipmg“‘the 'diZ water likely to lie followed by a torrent of | 800,86 0 to. * 6’ld l6e ^Howin«
The story of John Weston’s ghost sulted in a street car by any one who a quarter and said, ’Look here, Lewis, -
.. ; eneeib
that bore down everything i *T".n,DK‘ “"ol V
his head and face, “not . at all
was first published in the Advance pretends to howl like a steam mill don’t say anything about this ox ride.’ from
before it. Woe to the man who von
br»ng w.th them hberal contnbn-
and widely copied so that it became into my ears about the confounded
“He promised, but I had g«_od all; we want them to be ladies.” And tured to gainsay him when in that J“»“8
cold ?,rn?d 6eef’1
known throughout the country. weather, when I know all about it; reason to believe that he failed to get then the row began all over again, hnmrw >»
! turkey, ham sandwiches and not bl.-
Western appeared to Mr. Cosper, who do you hear that sir ?”
cuita. There is a time for all things.
his breakfast next morning, in his and the cat crawled in the cellar to
is still a resident of Seward township
There is a time for mourning and a
But poor Pimple did not hear it; anxiety to spread the news all over drop anchor nntil the storm should
and was an intimate friend to West he was gone. He will begin a con town.
time for rejoicing. But the time to
on. A few days ago we caught Mr. versation in some other manner
parties should always secure a female talk of cold corned beef and fixings
“We got back safely in another
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from his own lips. He is a practical, | I—[Austin Statesman.
| male chap her own.
, spiritual exaltation.
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A GENUINE STORM.