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1 . Bowon & Strickland, . .
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Real Estate,
City Lots atil Claims boup-lit and sold.'
Purchasers will io well to call at our office
and examine our li-it o Ci'y Lots, $lc, before
purchasing olsewhre. Olfice In Cook's new
builiin, corner of Fifth and Main slrceil.
L. L. Bowen.
i TTORNKY AND COUNSELLOR AT
JY L A W, Hellevue, N. T.
S. A. Strickland,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAVBellev.ie, K. T. 1-tf
' T. B. Lemon,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR ' AT
LAW. Office, Fonleuelle Bauk Belle
vue, Nebraska 1 erritory ly31
, ., G..T. Holloway, ( . t
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Bellevue, y.T. 1-tf
i ' ' VT. II. Cook. ' '
GENERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT, BelUyiie City, Nebraska.l-lf
: ' W.. H. Longsdorf, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office on
Main, between Twenty-Fifth andTwenty
feutth atreets, Bellevue City. . 33tf
W. W. IXarvcy,
COUNTY SURVEYOR OF SARPY CO.,
will attend to all business of Surveying,
laying out and dividing land, surveying and
pUttiug towns nod roads. Olfica on Main
trct, Bellevue, N. T . 2-tf
B. P. Rankin,
ATTORNEY AND I'OUNSNLLOR
LAW. La PI itte, N. T.
' P. E. Shannon,
COMMISSION it. FORWARDING Mf.R
Kj CHANT, St. Mary's Landing Mills Co.,
Iowa. . -tf
, Peter A. Srpy, . (
-ORWARDIN(; . COMMISSION MER
1 CHANT. Bellevue.' N. T., Wholesale
Dealer. in Indian Goods, llorsts, Mules, and
Cattle. . . lit
' D. J. Sullivan. M. D., ,
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Office
Head of Broadway, Council BlutTa, Iowa.
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V. . SMITH. J. 11 SMITH
. , " Smith & Brother,
ATTORNEYS 4. COUNSELLORS at LAW
and Dealers In Real Estate, Bellevue,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to buying and selling lteal I'xtate,
City Lots. Claims, and Land Warrants. Office
at the Benton House. 2l-im
THOS. MACON. Al'O. MACOM.
Macon it Brother,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW 4. LAND A GTS.,
Omaha City, Nebraska. - Office on, wor
rier of Farnham and Fourteenth Streets. 42tf
D. II. Solomon, 1
ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Glenwood, Mills Co., Iowa, prac-,
tices in all the Courts of western Iowa and
Nebraska, aijd the Supreme Court of Iowa.
Land Agency not In the Programme, no 4-tf
V. L'E E'8
I FASHIONABLE Hair Cnttine, ' Shaving,
. Dyinc, aad fiathim-t . 8alaon, thud door
west of the Exchange Bank, Omaha, N. T.
Omaha, Oct. 1, 1H7. ' 47
TOPOGRAPHIC AND CIVIL ENGI
NEER, Executes Drawiar and Paintinir
f every style and descriptioa. Also, all
business in his line. Office on GrCorYtreet,
hi. Mry, Mills county, Iowa, jtf
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O T.' E . L :,
OFFERS EVERV ; '
To the Pnblic, and will render
ASSlILOr8 ATTKXTl'otf .
To tht wm,h HIS GVEtTS. . 1 '
J. T. ALLEN.
' Bellevue, Oot. 23. ISM. 1-tf
Greene, Wenrc & Benton, ,
BANKERS AND LAW AGENTS. Council
HluffH.1 J'otoivnitamie county. Iowa.
(ireine tc Wearo, Ced'ir li.i il-s, Iowa.
Greene, Weaie &. Rirr. Fort Di's Moines, la.
Collrrtions matlo; Taxes paid; and Lands
purchased and e"ld, in any part of Iowa. 1-tf
ano. inviicii. joun ii. siilmmak.
Snyder & Sherman,
TTORNEYS and COCNsr.f.LORS AT
V LAW. and NOTARIES riTLTC, Coun
cil lilml.i, luwa, will jiractice thuir profnesion
in all the Courts of Iowa and Nebraska.
All collections entrusted to their care, at
tended to promptly. i .' i
Especial attention given to buying and s)ll
ttifr real estate, and waking pre-emptions In
Deeds, Mortages, and o!her instrumenU of
writing drawn wilh dispatch i' acknowledg
ments taken, &.c. fee. t- ' " '"
fl r Oince west side of Madison
Inst above Broadway. ' '
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ATTORNEY AXD f 01M ELOR AT LAW
... ' GENERAL LAND AGENT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC, '
riait.vnoutfi, Cass Co. .W T. ; ' '
ATTENDS ta business In any'of th Courts
of. this Territory. Particular' attention paid
to obtaining arid locating Land Warrants, col
lection of debts r.r.B taxes paid.' Letter of
inquiry relative to any parts of the Territory
answered, if accompanied with a fee.
REFERENCES: ' "
lion. Lyman Trumbull. U. S. S. from Illa.j'l
Hon. James Unox, ,M. C, )
Hon.' (V H. Biowning. ' ' Q-iiiicv, "
Hoo.- Jacies Wi Grimes, Governor of Imwi
Hon. H. P.. Bennett, D l to C. from N. T.
Green, Weare it Ben'on, Council Bluffs. I.
Nuckolls & Co., Glenwood, Iowa. l&itf.
1 ' Ira A. W. Buck, '
T",AND and General Agent, u Pre-Empliotl
J Papers prepared. Land .Warrants bought
atid sub!. -Office in the Old State House, over
Ut V. & JLand UlDce-.-.'- . .
REFER. TO ,.
Hon. A. R. Gillmore, Receiver, Omaha.
Hon. Eiios Lowe, ' , u
Hon. S. A. Strickland, Bellevue. , v
Hon. John Finney, "
Hon. J. Merlin? Morton, Nebraska City.
Omaha, June 20,4857. . , .. 35 1
H. T, CLABKE.
CLARKE & B RO 1
FORWARDING ad COM5USbJ.OTi
STEM BOAT AND COLLECTING
a c s t s, ,. ,r
Dealers in P;ne Lumber, Doors, . Sash,
Flour, Meal, Eacon, &.c, dc.
Direct Goods car o Clarke & SJrd.
P. AV SAllPY, v;
roil WARDING &; COMMISSION
Still continues the pbove business at
ST. XIAJIYS, IOWA, & BELLEVUE,
' " N. T.'
Merchants enr( Emifran'-s will find their
goods promptly and carefully iit'et iled to.
P. Su I have the only. WAREHOUSE for
et-orPtre at tht-ftbovMia'med laiiilin-rtt.
St. Marys, F'.-b. iUtU. If 57,. 21-U-i ,' :
Tootle & Jackson, : . , ; ,
I FORWARDING U COMMLSsfioX MER
CHANTS, Council ' Bluffs' city, Iowa.
Having a, Lirire and Commodionp Warehouse
on the Levee at the Council, Binds landing,
are now prepared to receive and etore, ?,
kinds t raerchaadisii ajw) produce, will receive 1
and pay charces on all kitnts or lreitlis wp
that Steam Boats will not be drained as thcV
have been heeelofore, in getting eoine one to
recwivefreiqht, when OieronsigiMf sar absett.
IUrFSENCKs: L!veTmoore Cooley-j S. r.
Davib t Coatid lluinphaey.Tut.t k. Tory, St.
I-01118, Mo.; Tootle & Fairleiirh, St. Jeph,
Mo. J. S. Cheneworth k. Co., Cincinnati Ohloj
W. F. Coulboujrh, Burlington, Iowa. 1-tf
unvra jtr nnta
EST A II MA 1 1 M EX T,
Florence, JVt-brasku, iu Main St
Town Plats. Maps, , Sketches.
Business Cards, Checks k Bills, Certificates,
and every description of plain and faney'en
rravrne,f xecuted promptly in eastern style.
NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1857. .'.
I tnf Mlllr Hoy and I.
pr tuu iVTfwn or
Ovur fie desk all day,
WitU 'weary and aching braiu, (
Wearing my life away, ' .f
Counting another's gain (
Over ledger " and,"joptial " and " cash,"
Over." invoice, "-and 'blotter," and ,
" , ' bills; 1 . ... . ', .
..Impelled by poverty's lash, ;. , .,
Pursued by poverty's Bill , , , , ; , , .
This is the life I lead,
1 Ami vet I never repine (l ,
That life has 119 higher meed , . w ,
t ', tot a soul and a, hear like mine. . ;
', , I only sijjh when I think : ... . , ,
How many in life thers be '. t
Who have no tender link
To lighten their chain, like me.
When fadeth the light of day, '
Ai d its weary work Is o're,
I place thd ledger nwy,' ' : '
. And close the Iron door; ! ' '
And then, with hurrying feet, '
Away from the busy mart,
1 thread the darkening street, ' -f
Wltn snniighi in my LearU -
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Tliere's a little face at the window,
It lookt'th out on the night,
It watcheth the croud. go by, , (.
'Uy the cleam of the new-lit light. , , (
Like a beacon from the casement, .
1 view it froni afar, V
But dearor(to ine.its gleam
" Tlian a beacon-light or star ; '
For I know for whom It waleheth,
And that no human joy 1
Is like, the love which a father
' !BeaT for his only boy. ' " " '.
We ire yry dear to each other,
My little boy and I j : .'
For I am his only friend,
. ;. And he is my only ti. r , ..,r, Ji 1
.r Before the parlor fire, , 1. " . 1
, We sit by the study light, . 'I ! .
And 1 read to him the stories .
, : Of paladin and kliight j , -
And of the deeds heroic i.
Of men of the olden time,
When life was full of earnestness,,' u'l
, And rnanbpod was sublime, r f
And tales of homely struggles , ;
For principle and right .. ,.,
. Of men who wore no armor, (- . , .
Nor ranked as lord or knight ; ;;
Of fair and gentle maidens
Of purity and truth,
" Of holy wives and mothers,.
Of brave, devoted youths ;
And many a simple story
Of quiet homestead life,
- Away from the field of glory,
: And worldlineae, and strife. 7 '
We often walk together,
In the calm of a Sabbath day,
And watch the ships at anchor
;. . Upoi Ui sleeping bay f!i . J
And M''!' l"w voyages , vi.
Which in my youth I made,
: Awny utilKho tropics, : ".,.,! -i-i-rll
v. And ii. the India trade 1 ! : .-.
-Awl of Uios navigators, ' .i . ! ' 1
.. , 80 worthy; of tbe name, 1 i . 1
Immortal grown in story, . ... !
And in historic fame ;
Americus aud'Diez, J .1
Columbus, proud and great I ' '
Tiie Cabots and fair Raleigh,
With his, untimely fate i . f , . -(-Of
ITuIson.'who first anchored . .' ' ; (
W!thin this silent bay , ' . , . .
His gallant ship, the only one,-', "
Wln rc tkonsaiids float to-day .
And of those lesser voyagers , ;
Who have circled the world since then,
And discovered lands and rivers 1.
Before unknown to men 1
Of LaPeronse, Magellan,
Of Franklin and of Drake,
Of Morgan with his buccaneers, f ,-
Of Gorges, Cook, and plake
And of the Isles and continent , , f
Which to the world tbey gave, j ,( ( , ,
And how they fuugbt, and Uve.d, and died,
Devotedly and brave. , .( -,
And Bometimes to the country
' We steal from the world away, 1
To pass wilh trees and flowers, '
In quiet, the fabbath day. '
It it then' that we leksons learn '
From the simple things of earth,'
'And the teachings holier seem
Than those of greater worth! "' .
hunt for the hidden flower,
Where stealeti) the honey-beei-"We
watch for the birdling chirping
Above us, in tks tree
We mark the acorn lying
Half hidden in tha ground,
And sea the old tree dying
Wln re a new-born tree is found.
We trace the little spring
Till it to a brook has grown,
And then to a mighty river,
Flowing to the unknown j 1
We watih llm liltl seed
Which the lumbandman has sown,
Till it from a germing leaf .
. To the waving wheat hat grown j
Thenre, to the farmer's flail,
. , Upon the old barn floor
.Then to the cluttering mill, ! ' '
. Then to the merchant's stor
Thence, to the freighted ship,; . 1
Bound to a distant land,
To pamper a dainty lip, .
" Or succor a starving band I - -Thus
does each silnplt thing ,-.
To is grave teachings give,
Thus do wt learn life' purposes,
' Thns do we learn to live j "
Tliua do we study tiatnre,
"'t Beneath the wood and sky, ' '
And learn life's hidden mysteries, i 1
My little boy and I.
fcoiaerimes we go to " Greenwood, "
. - .Where the nihot of loved onet lie,
Whom iri so tenderly cherish,
My little boy and 1 1 .
And we ait b down beside them,
'And Mi very aweet to hear
' My little boy communing-
1 With those iti another sphere
' llo spflknth to his mother, .-
And, though no voice replies,'-
I can see that his soul Is answered, '
By the liglit within his eyes.
And he orten Wd me tell him '
Of my mother, who sleepelh near, '
"And says 'fieknowtTHEY are waiting1
' -; For in in that higher sphere. " '
And I tell him of my father,
Bo freat, and good, and brave", ' '' "
'Xnd ho.y he used to bring me '
' To visit my mother's grave. '-'
' And I think upon'rhe changet
1 Wlilch time will surely bring,
'And how my dreams have faded
Sljice life was In Its spring j
: Ami of the worth and beauty,
. The greatnett and the truth, ,
Of those who gave me bciitg', .
' And taught lne In my youth.
And I think .of my little boy, ,
!'The type of my early life,
Ail shudder to see him struggle i
Alone In the worldly slrife. "
And I think of the time when he,
With a boy as good and brave,
' May com to this same old spot,'
To visit his fther grave.
We are very dear lo eaqh other, r
My little boy and 1 1 ' , , 1, , ;
For I am his only friend,
And he is my only tie. w . ,
Ad I feci the tacred duty, ;
To guide his untried feet,
That his life nay be firfl of beauty,
And great, and good, and sweet.
At over the ledger I betid,
His face looks up to me, "
And I ask not for a dearer friend
' Thin such a child can be. '
He brlngeth hie patience and will
1 " To bear with my toilsome fate
He taketh the grief from ill, - '
The rancr of heart from hate
He bringeth me fiope'by day, ' 1 ' '
. i And eomfort and joy by nlglit
He teacheth my heart to pray,
And bflngclh my spirit light."
And I pray that Lit ledger of life
, Unspotted may m er remain, '
1 With every thin',' beautiful rife,
1 ' And never a blot or stain. , , .,
, We art very dear to each other,
Mr little boy and Ij '
For ! am his only friend, ;
Aod he Is my only tie. . , .
And I only sigh when I think
How many iu life there be v
Who have no tender link
. To lighten lit chain, like me.
. For the Bellcvut Gettt , , .
" We have all come here to a strange land,
And esn little of each ther know,'
But we all betonr to the faded band, '
Of travlert here below.
Thy Father it mine, and mine it thine,
Wr alika are hi equal care,
. His goutiness and love and blessings benign,
We each at hit children share."
Strangers yet friends; linked by no
kindred ti, yd by that coiuiuuu Uuid
tympathy that we have all 1 left kindred
f rteiuls, sua . pieanaui aocuu , retuuuna,
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and sought a home in this new country
logetlier idmriitg iu many inconveniences.
Death has called a number from our miJst
durinsr the past auiiuner. Amid the iih4
pleasani social relations', surrounded hy all
the comforts and luiuries of life, how ler-
ril lo teems thq tliaugh( of Ilittating'oue,
from tlie loved family circle, and how
doultly uflliciing when mrrounded by
strangers, and in want f many tf llio
comforts and conveniencos of home.
Rut two weeks from tint lime I touk my
firt eiitliwslaslif view, of llie beautiful
country surroundinir Ih-llevue, Iiow wnj
that Iiit enthusiasm rliillcd, by bctui,'
prni'tii'ully lnmiiulfd, thnl denth was ever
in our midst ; and (he first victim wu-i 11
laughinp, Imppy child f,f scarce three fuii
nmrs, the sunbeam of ft hnppy home,
and how dark 11 uluulow llio Ioks fif Mu h
n little life could Cast; only those whobuvo
kiiown by etporii't'ice, 'could fully' TfrtFizr.
llien came (he lonj and liiierlnp; ' ill
iH's'sof one, who, b avin; her only daugh
ter iii tin' enro of friends, joined her hnX
band with many plmsnnt ntiticljiatiotm fur
spending a pleasnnt minuner nt Relli-rtte,
and in the prime of life, she, too, was laid
iu our cemetery, fur f 1 um the fritmdp of
her youlh, and deprived of tho privulege
of folding her child in one InM embruup,
and whispering a few last wonU of Heo
tioualo uounsel, which as the purling ud
vico of n dyinsj mother, might have prov
ed 11 powerful ulismniuloshield hi-rhuuri
from tin in the hour of temptation. , , ,
Although her husband was entirely de
pemlant upon strangers for aBsistanco in
her cam, hhe won a wunn place in mofe
than one heart, by the patience, awl sweet
ness, with which she endured her protrnr
ted sud'eriugs, and her huhlmnil, the Tcs
poct and unfeigned sympathy of all, for
bis untiring wuU hf uluess itid care. . A
few weeks more past, alid o: young mati
was borno pust to his last rcstbig pluce. -
lo Was buried by strangers,, dependunl
upon strungers for tho discharge of the
ust sad duties, and not a man of God to
commit the df jiavted npirit to it. Creator,
as his body was consigned to the grave. .
Ah! then we bitterly realized that. we
wero indeed iu a : new country, and bhud-
dercd for the muny young men, who, eni
barking all, to make their fortune here;
were many of them, so far removed from
the many restraining moral influences
which surrounded them iu their eastern
The fall has proved an unusually un
healthy one,. and there have been few fam
ilies entirely exempt from bickness. AU
though, I believe, there has been but four
deaths, yet lhote have been under circum
stances so touching and sad, ,as to caiu
every heart to thrill with deep sympathy.
Not soon will we forget tho young hus
band and wife, who came to us but latet
spring with as bright anticipations' for fu'
ture happiness and prosperity as any of
us, yet after only a short illness, bo h are
now resting side by side in that last fleep
which' for this life can know, no wakening.-
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Then so soon after followed the death
of Mrs. S -,'die twet lride of Lut
six short months--the fair flower I had so
often noted with pleasure, us transplanted
to our western soil,iu the lirst Uiuh of it
opening loveliness. None who knew her1
can ever forget the fair open lroWf anf
sweet winning smile that woti ail hearts,
denoting a' spirit unusually fie from taint
of ar(UlineM; fcod ioy iinjKtefciblti il
seems lo be reconciled ta resign her into
the handt of " the great Peotroyer," whii
life seemed lo her so beautiful; whenever
ry thing surrounding her, yet tinged Ly
the golden hue of romance, was vthu-per-
lug hope lo her young heart, and the
enve men lair premiss ci Icadinjr a rfcj
and useful life
But while our tears Lave
mingled with the bereaved ones, to wliun
the 'departed must becotno as 'precious
links connectin; them with tlieir future
dentiny, have wo not been forcibly re-j
minded of he uncertainty of life, and ev.
ery vision of future huppiuesd, and inorcj
fully realwou Iiqw uuworuiy tne immor
tal mind, was all mere wordly ambition,
anA wealth aid the honors cf life become
most highly valued, as the' means vvhicbj
God had placed in our hands, for dispens-,
ing the charities of life, and increasing
the happiness of all ly whom we are stir
rounded. t ' J. E Nk.
' Francis I'igji'ot Indiana, has runaway
from Mrs. Tigg and four little Tiggs.
Tho Tost says he is a hog.
4 Ki'lirn if l'rlnliri.
Iii this ollico nr6 twenty printers engi
enl. Only look at theml ' In ages rang
ing from , twenty . iu! forty ; in size aivl
couijtlexioii, from the ordinary stout,, (wo
ne.yer mw a fat printer), to some that
might ci'uwl through n greuseij lluto
somit lis white at ("ircassinns, and others
at brown 'and' roy as, your "Georgia
01 uike is," or rfcnnt-ylvnniu, publican.
burnt nit) bearded Jikq tho , J'urd, others
aVe lis MuiHith faced as tjie ' (jreult ,SIuve.
( lne hiiKti aveli d nil over the Kortll Amef
ichti Contiiii nt, Hunted deer ni 'Arkafwas,
una tint i Id horse irtth J'urripaaof Koath
Ami icj ;,unptlier has been tout. ori tho
rond ocjiiuf iyul has seen life before thp
mast: nnulher irrudua'ted nt West Point.
and nerved 111 (ho Sirmy; another 'accom-
panlHd' Col. lJonnphan 111 ACnopl)iuo
L'lhud campaign all over Mexico. nWhat
u. b.-k hu cttii write i Vuother, has kept
tuveni, si lil l ooks utuuctioji, truvcieuover
dn I'n ted Stales several times, been1 well
oil', and broken oftu i. Two have been
on llm stage i as professional prniterllarv
much addicted to,, for u bout half the actors
011 tliu iiericiiii boards ,are lirinters.-y
()iV, we believe, has preached seri6jis,
Unoilier has lecttired to'crow'ded htrtises.
A sixth has loiii a tnmp orator, member
til' ilu: Levialuturn " out went,"! tuulfooyht
a duel, we believe. Three have practiced,
li )t more, and m ult in horses, cotton and
negroes. Two have held " muhieipiil if li
ce.'i Tour or live have boon olhaeri or
privities. in vuritiusirnilifary cotnpauies.-
(Joe served with(Ceneral Houstnn in, the
Texas' revolution, and one in the. Canadi
tirt i eliclidii. ' Six" br' 'eight hate editea
newspapers in various parts of tho United
States. One has. .been an oflioe; of
packet on the 'j-aguig caiuiwl." On waa
wounded, leg o(r ut the storming of Mon
tery". Another has clerked it on a Miss-'
issippi Menmer, was blown up and M slight
ly killed." Some are, or have been marj
tm som'ef are" old haWcldrs. ; AlfhaVS
seen more oflesS of life "audits changea
U scenes... ,'f aey areall live menwgaod
practical printers, speaking various lan
giiugis, Mid from a newspaper corns hard
lo etiuul. (7n. Cuioiiisl. . ". '
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1 , There is a Clerk who has been in th
New York l'ost Office forty-years. II9
formerly carried iho whole Southern niail
m u bag under his nrrh across the river
to Jersey City. ,Th& same mail now
amounts to teu-thousund pounds daily. '
' A biography of Robespierre, published
in a laic Irtah paper, concludes with the,
following" remurkuble sentence? 1 '" '
. 'V TUs cxtruordinaryi nian left no cbil
dren behind him except his .brother, who
was killed ut the same time," , . ,
A dtitchmun was relating his marvelous
escape from drowning .when thirteeis -of
his companions were Jost by the upsetting
of 'a boat, arid he alone was saved--
' And hiw did you escape 'their fate f
aked one of his hearers. ' I did not g
iu dijdum bote'wai tho Dutchman's pla.'
id reply,, .. . ...... v.W .hi
A teacher wrft lecturing a class of litlfe-.
girls on the influence of- aou iuKtructiun
id the formation (if youthful character.
" Ah, Mi-s Caroliue," mii hfi Aaone of
the class, what do' yoa think you,, would
hut' lit-en with out your good father and
pious mtitlu-i' f " ' '." :i.f ,T.h
t " Mtppos, k'r J' auswered Mie Car
line, " l.thouldhave beennn, ttruhau,,,,
MA TTi-.WrJ,' yau wit'd 'yoit hoarJed'at"
thel'uy Hoitf months f slid you foot
your bill ' I .,4 . 1 -U.d u rst't
.,"No;ir, lulit oujouEtw, ta,thjWP.
thin" th-j landlord footed mel" " . , , ,,
. -i.Tr , j. . ,-. 1 . , . . H h j". t) 1
A little girl, brought tip to -ieiievt) in'
Heaven rts Mair ettal sabbath,'! beirg
prouusyd .by hi-r mother the joy of going;
to th.t rigio 1'aradis", simply ailed if sho
might go to hell on Sunday ufiernoanj
' Voo sav, Mrst Jonea that you bar'
lived uiu iho d fetUant fioht vear-r-t
tneuoununaersiana iroi .you.icai,
you were inai 1 leu 10 nim
1. . .yd
"in course 11 uoes.
"Have you a hiarriage eortincater'1 ' "
. 41 Ye. your, lwnor, thrte: ou 'einr 4wi
gals and a loy." ?
In one of th rmirtj lately, there were-'
long and bturued difcussiona as Id whethi !
m wancs ould la allowed to answer .
tbe quPstion-'.What' did Mary say!
Three JuJges'lcve lng and elaborate'
' t 1 Mi'
opinions in the arnrrftativ, and the ju"
tioti being repeated, the answer teas, " net
tWOld.".,:. ..;..,... -: 1 ,.'. . -y
How long'did Adam remain in Para. .
die before he shined I" asked anamiables
wife of her hulud. ."Till he. got
wife.htt replied. ,' Well how Jong did,
he reiiiaiu after committing that bin
she again asked. 'Till he was fnaArU
out, to be sure," he replied,
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