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THE DAMNG HIOTB the Mr. both solo, rendered, any in His Mr. living she ■ party the of for to - Progressive St. fo i And Goes Oaf by Night in Search of Barking Dogs and CaUrwauHng Cats - A Man Who Hits Everything He Sees. Sylvakta, Ga., March 19.— {Special.]— Sylvania claims as a distinguished citizen a jolly and portly merchant, whose bold and dashing f eats of markmanship with the gun and rifle have made him famous in these sections. He has become celebrated, not on account of any unerring accuracy of aim which he possesses, but from the simple fact, demonstrated on many occasions, that whether he gets what he aims after or not, he always brings down something. ^ sousnc Aimuxs killed. * . With hto parlor rifle he shot after the rob bins that lit in the trees around his store, and killed out all the cats in the community. Nearly every morning could be heard the lamentations of some neighboring housewife mourning for her dead or dying pet. As a natural consequence the rats soon over - run the town. Finally the town council, to strike at the root of the evil, passed an ordinance prohibiting shooting of any kind within one quarter mile of the courthouse, and so by this bold stroke, we were saved from the fate of those unhappy people of Hamelin. HE HIT THE STUMP. During the Christmas holidays our Nimrod won five or six fine turkeys at a shooting match, in a very amusing way. The spot, or bull's eye, was placed on the top of a large pine stump, on the outskirts of the town, and as he was the only man in the crowd who hit even the stump, he was, of course, decided the THE CALF FXLL LOW. Last Saturday afternoon some of the boys went out to practice shooting. The merchant was along with his Winchester rifle, and was atteaded by his usual luck. He didn't hit the spot— he didn't even hit the stump— but a young calf that was unsuspectingly grazing eight or ten yards to the right, and about fifty yards further on, was pierced to the vitals and fell dead upon the field. |At first the merchant was not inclined to think that he wanted to invest in beef at all— certainly not in a whole one— but the owner of the calf has about persuaded him to buy. AN INTERESTING CAREER. Out people are watching with much interest and trepidation for the next war - like movement. If the thing keeps on like it is there is no doubt that we will all soon be in favor of "no fence" law— for we are keeping our stock up anyhow out of the reach of stray bullets— and while we are compelled to suffer all the disadvantages that would result irom tne law, we may as well be enjoying its blessings too. ANOTHER GREAT HUNTKB. Mr. Wilton Sowell, a young man living over in Egypt, in this county, killed seven wild turkeys at one shot yesterday morning in Briar creek swamp. The turkeys are all grown and were killed with No. 5 shot. Mr. Sowell is a great hunter and his wonderful luck, or skill, with the gnn causeth many of us to long for the "flesh pots of Egypt." in was for for the that the dignified, so w The fruit had were the carefully with of large just ship than this From has loan

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 20 Mar 1890, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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