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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1891
IN HER CniNKEY, PtNKEY GOWN.
Tho city unl nmy Itmk rtulit xrl
When liV ilrol In ollkn ami sslliis,
An w Uli rlMmns up mi dn "I
f Hut for inn I llko Hut ruMlr,
1 rinilllit umMi'ii, durk nliil brown,
When she's ilrrMiM, not In herhiees,
Hut Jicr rrlnkey, ilnkoy iron n.
While she inn) mil Imi mi ntirty
, To yir nlillciitrtl eje.
An Ihi up In liltfh tuned iniiMo,
Itemtiu novel w Uli 11 sltfhi
Fer i fiOliT In Uiit country,
; Whrro tlur hill nn iiiutuiliiliis frovni,
BlioV thu mil I it tiiko nut rlilln,
' Inhorrrliike)-. nlnkcyirmwi.
T An wlil!irlillnlnit Imitity
J It inn) he it hit a slum,
Mu won't itiiirrl il )rr ilrlvln
I Nor i im wake it Knmtit
i Hut will mniiitiilo I it )n closer,
' As ) it arm w III steal amuu
' An ulve i surprMn pri'mtii
To Imr rrlnkiy, plnkry uiwn.
; Tor, ) or cee, w'llii she's no tlliiiim's,
; An her runt's nut tulliir umrte,
An Iiit Intuit nut white mi pt'iirly,
( Nor lirr rlhlNins llirr rhilil shade,
Hlie' tin' Kill wot does tlm lu-lphi
; When there's work tiT itn ahum,
.An )it way "III cheer an soften,
lit Iiit erhikcy, pltikt'V kihvii,
. -Ilrtmklyn Knitlp.
1tiniiltiK t unncliiHloiiit ofti'ti results In
nilwtrrif'ini'iit tn nil coiiroriutl. Perhaps
liobodv knows this better tliniin certain
clerk I'u Court street law ulllco. Ilo was
IttliiK nt hit ilrtk, wrltltiK busily, tliu
other afternoon, wIiimi tin' iliioropi'iii'il iiml
ma old iH'uro put In hl head.
"Say, citp'n, don't, yoli want yoli win
dows washed l)cy looks kinder llkodcy
"No, nottoilityi tlii'y worn washed only
"Ilettuh loininu touch Vin up 11 lee tie,
"No, no," replied tlm clerk, koIiik on
"with his work; "come around In a couple
With nnotliiT lutliiiiitlou tluit tlm win
dow were susceptible of roiiHlilornlilo Im
provement, the ancient cleaner wltlutruw.
Hu window washers were evidently out
tn full forcu tluit ilny; for live minutes Iiml
sot elapsed wlii'ii t lit iloor opened aaln
nil iiuntlitT sable lii'iul popped In,
"Qooil aftahnoon, boss."
"Want yoli windows cleaned?"
"No, not toilny,"
"Do It clit'iip, boss; hcttah liMiiuio clean
"No; J11.1t oiiK'iKi'il H 1111111,"
Three minutes later tlio iloor oiciioil
gain, nml a dark fnco surmounted by a
rather runty hut peeped In.
"Wellr" asked tho clerk, looking; hastily
up, "I suppose you want to wash windows,
too, don't youf"
It was illlllciilt to toll whoso surprise
ih thu Krt'iilor, tho iiuwcomcr'n or the
clerk's, when thu senior member of tho
Arm Inmti'iieil forwnrtl from his room, mitl
KriwpliiK thu NtrauKoriiffL'cttoiintuly by tho
hunt oxclulmetl, "Why, my ilear nltl fa
ther, this if. tho moiit ilollKhtful HtirprUo
tiny llfo!" Youth's Companion.
1 'rr: itii
LEAP VEAn AND IT3 ODSEnVANCES,
Leap yt-iir we nil know to be thm one
which lias Ml rnther thnn Mi ilnyi In the
yrnr, till wiih nrrniiKi'il no Unit tluipurfect
njMi'iii of llinu uilnht work Itnelf out, nml
the2i)tliiliiy nf February l nlil to m the
one uiMin which .the mn frown ln'cmme
wnurbotly hint to ilo mi extra ilny'n work.
If nrconlliiK I" ll0lllft oliitlt "ilu ouu ilo
iniive," It li probably olil Sol hliniulf who
htm an, extra Imnl tlmo of It. Thin year Is
the one In four ilnrliiK which lovely wom
an ha the prlvllt'KU of asking her tnect'
heart lo be her very own. When this
custom llrst nunc Into use nobody knows,
but If the It'Kenils are to bo trusted It was
leap year when I've made her appeaianti'
hi the Oiirdcii of Kilen and suKK',t-,"l utiitt I
iiiouy to Adam, but about this no mini is
Aiiioiik the Uinniui maids leap year -ushereil
In with ureal festivity, and uny
parties asst'iubleil at tlm various houses
where a special kind nf spiced cake u us
cut, In which was n rliiu, and tlm yomm
Hoiuati fortunatu eiioiiuh to net tlm rlni:
was tlm mm who would taku her choice
from the Kioupnf hiiiidsonm ltomaii men
ami ask him to bu hem. In Scotland a less
illKulllt'd procedure obtained thu maidens
who weru anxious for husbands wero re
quired to jump a broomstick, and tlmoun
who leaped tlmhluhest had tlm credit tit
beliiK the most deslrablu bride. Ah we
havo 11 fancy nowailajM for tracliiK every
thluK back to uulUiulty, may It. not bu pou
hIIiIo that tlm skirt dancintx Ih only an out
come of tlm broomstick IcapliiKf In nil
cast-, tlm maiden who proposed In leap year
does not h nlTer, for tlm mail brave ciioiikIi
to say 110 to Imr him to kIvh her tho itweel.
est of kisses mid a Milk kowii.
It would heem as If prefncliiK n Mm with
n refusal would not add to Its HWeetness,
and them are stories of IiIkIi tuinpured
women who nearly bit tlm lips oil of youtiK
men who dared to deny them their wish.
If, however, tlm mwiiIii li aKreeable, then
tlm duties of tlm brlilo elect Ih'k'iui at once.
Shu must kIvii him "a falre old rliiK" and
a linen shirt iniido by her own lliiuers to
hIiow that not only Ih hIiu napablu of IovIiik
him truly and well, but that hIiu also knows
how to care for his comfort. Thu nmlden
of today would have no trouble to net thu
rliiu, but. how many of tliuin could put tho
many neat stitches required to mnku a Una
And yet, after nil, tliero aro inoro wya of
asklnp; 11 man to marry you than putting
tho stralKht iiiestlon to him. Women can
look love In their uyen, can speak It with
their lips and yet lie silent, and can tell It
In n touch of the hand without over uhIiik
ix pen. Shu Ih indeed an Ignorant woman
who cannot make a bashful wooer under
Maud that she Ih ready mid willing to
listen to the story of his lovo mid to tell
him how much she loves him In return.
This Ih a lesson that onu seldom needs to
teach. Folly tuny Ilu in women's eyes, but
after all a deal nf wisdom Ih also found
Tho patron saint of tho 20th day of Feb
ruary Ih St. Oswald, an old Saxon one,
who wiih a great bellover In thu desirabil
ity of marriage, who tied true lover's
knots Into tho holy bonds of matrimony
and was joyful thereof, So it you want
to miKKe-tt to a shy admirer what hu ought
to do, ask him to read about St. Oswald
and to discover how good mid holy aro his
Ideas and practices. If this doesn't sug
gest matrimony to htm ho Is predestined
to be a bachelor forever. And a sorry lot
he'll have. I8AHKL A. Mau.on.
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YOU DO TIIK I1E8T.
A Nfttv Yur' Itr.ulvn.
She Wiiiililn't I.lten.
lMailnm," nuld a man c;i a Trumbull
venue car to the mother of a ciyin baby,
, "did you ever kWo the little, ore a drop of
"No, air, I never did. And more than that
I never wllll And I don't thaulc anybody
(or advising me to mVo my baby gin,"
napped the mother.
" Vou're in too much of it hurry, madam,"
persisted the man. "I was only Kolng to
"Uggeat that a little hot kIii"
"And I am nurprlsed, sir," Interrupted
'the woman, "that a man of respectable ap
pearance like yourself should want au In
nocent child to beln drlukliiK Kin"
"Will you allow mo to finish what I
wanted to say, madam. Why, I itlve my
own daughter kIii"
"Well, you can't lvo it to mine. Con
ductor, let me otitl This man insists upon
itdvIslnK me totflvo my child kIii"
"Yes KluKer tea for the colic," shrieked
'the man getting in th lost word as the
womau pluuged out of thff car. Detroit
Mot So Vary I.IUU.
Mrs. Caugwater (while the conRreKatlon
U passInK out) Never mind It, Joaiab.
Yoa make such a tremendous fuss about
Mr, Chugwater (still clawing about tin
der ths seat for Mrs. CbUKwater's over
akoeand Kettlng madder every second)
Do you call anything you wear on your
feet little things, madam f-Chlcago Trib
une One ll.tt.r.
Penelope. Do you see that handsome
Mlowr by the piano r I rejected him once.
Ferdlta That's nothing. I rejected him
Bingo I have made a Arm resolve.
After the first of tho year I am going to
get up every morning at 0 o'clock.
Mr. Ifltigo What are you going to do
IIIiiro I am going to pull down those
confounded blinds so the light won't dis
Points About January.
Dlanus, or Janus Ulfrons, was the old
parry for whom the Komans named this
month. He ws originally the janitor of
the gods, and opened the doors of the morn
ing for Hosyllnger, or Dawu, after whom
camo the Sun tu his chariot; hut later he
was put at the head of the war office while
Mars was tho acting god of war. The old
party was represented with two faces look
ing In opposite directions, to indicate the
uncertainties of war, whence he was named
Janus Ultrons, which may bu freely trans
lated Holy Two-front. This just suits
January, which opens the year, looks both
ways in time and Is as uncertain In weath
er as war Is tu results. Tho most confi
dent Wiggins seldom claims foreknowledge
of January's weather, while the goose bone
aud the corn busk are equally at fault.
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Dashaway (after the New Year's recep
tion, to hat boy) This Isn't my hat.
Hat Hoy I kuow It, sir. Another fellow
grablied your anil went off with It. And
this Is his.
Dashaway Hirt It doesn't fit me.
Hat Boy Well, your bat didn't fit the
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