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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 11

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his }B seen, ana the changing stones toi ' afterward. Whenever the story is tol BO straight and the affidavits nve s •trong that we can have no pood reason jto dispute thorn, we huve to let them go through, but sometimes even then yte feel sure of fraud. It was this v;'aj !ln a ratl>cr recent case. A man cnme here seeking the-'.bodv of his brotlic 8nd..alsb",tlioit ; oftJiIs^jinclej H&foyltw nel'tier, put^ ftaturaily^ne jtwy^neaT^ every body then in^'theboxes'.^^^ after ft woman came in. She had a carefully worded story to tell and she identi fied one of the men as her husband whose life was insured for $400, She got the money, too, although we think there was collusion and that her claim was entirely groundless." . , . Another caBe/of'jWiMentiflcotifl called by the Morgue keeper was' lereni. There wns Insurance in caee, too, and although, the deucriptioi and affidavit* were too strong and, ,di tect to be shaken, the morgue attendants believed them wrong. ...Th*!;\irid<ra got her insurance all rights .aiid,;'then (pent most of the money in th« body.exhumed and removed from Po^Cpr'«, Vlctd, ti> : 'Grecnjwood;; ' Later however,' the 'man turned up olive' bui Jll. "He had wandered away in a fit of temporary aberration, but when rea^ •on returned had again sought bis wife Bbe showed her honesty by refunding the money. "''.'' ' "Our busiest dnys," said the morgue keeper, answering a question, "come :Just after frightful accidents. The bu»l- c«t week ever known .about the New iYork,doadhouse was in 1871, .before thto Jnorgue/'w{ais built, when .the old dead- ilhpxwei iti City Hall; parly wns '" llse - ; £ighfy ; : bodies came, to the house them Ifrora tlie 'explosion of tie Stattn island ferry boat, Westfield, and within a week 'after that the July riots took place and ;then tlierc was another SO bodies, mak- iing JUO in all from tliese two af-cklents 'in atout a week. If I lind thi- memory and the gift of telling tilie story, sir," «ai(l the morgue keeper, "I could give you sonic heartrending rein.iniwenoes of that week. I was- j-oung them, and such things affected me more. A few years later came the Fifth Avenue hotel flre—it wns another awful disaster that nearly drove us frantic. And then the Park place disaster." But for many. day.s at a stretch ihe morgue will be a«.qui«it ; asj.fouiid it tlie other day.' Floaters will come and go, "nnaensational suicides and commonplace street and tenement deaitihs will eend the average number of corpses to the place, and moat of the visitors will be out-of-town sight seers, reporters making their routine calls .for routine news and person»'look;lng for : misslng .friends. Of these there is a'constant procession, and.if all who are sought at the morgue are really among the.miss- ing dead, then the number of suicides nnd undiscovered miu-ders and mortal accidents must, be much larger than is generally supposed. But no one can foretell when there will bo a, grand shaking up; a sensational case that will awiiken'everyone •who breathes the morgue's sleepy at- Biosphere. Always after a thrilling crime like the murdw a few years, ago of the negro woman whose slaycr r cut, her-up with,,an.a:c;and .wrapping, the body in a earpet calmly rode.for blcjcke on a horse car and dumped it over the railing bf'the Greenwich bank—or.a suicide like that of Mrs. Hill at the Colonade hotel last spring, the little building ie thronged for days with the morbid, the perverted, curiosity seekers and the half demented, and in their managememt the morgue keeper and hie assistants are obliged to exercise the greatest patience and Ingenuity. Very llk«ly the effect of their troublesome, rialtors xipon the minds of the attgiu& »nt» is much like a tonic in counteract-. Ing the generally depressing, .influence, 1 of th« place, but the' combination Is one; that would drive many a sane'roan daft; DEXTER "••»=" "»'•JAPANESE COLONY FQRjjIEXICOi., r of Farm! ti with Coolto Labor, ^ / ; . Among the passengers on the.steamer China, which arrived at San F«incii»co the other day from Yokohama,.;&«&:' She Memoto and T. Kusokado; prominent Japanese business men, whose errand to to arrange the details of a gigantic colonization scheme In Mexico. .They have secured an option on 300,000 acre*' of. land, In .the. state of Chiapas, Mexico,! and '.are ,on their,'way south, to consummate.''the deal. , The land i» aold to them at one dollar per acre. The immense tract will be cut into ; imall farms, which will be operated by ooolio labor brought from Japan. Cotton, sngar, tobacco and other product* adapted to the climate will be raised. In addition to the above scheme, Sho Memoto ha« been .copinilsajtoned l>jr. th« Japanese to investigate the'tnade.pros- pecta of Mexico and Central America, It ii the desire of the Japanese to trade Birectly with the countries pouth of the lUnlted States a« far down as Panama, and a steam»hlpy;llne.hij» 6een eubsl- idlzed to run to ports along the Pacific coast. The main port will be San Diego, in California, and It Is the intention of Japanese manufacturers to Import •11 their cotton vla;San Diego jinsteajpjf [through San Francisco aid Pnget *ound ports, as .at .present.. Traffic r ar- nujgementx will ; olsb-probably be made' ,nlth the, Tehuantepec railroad, thud giving the new «team8h:p company as- «eu to the Atlantic coast. The stearo- ynlp company Oba* nothing to do with !tbe one about to be eatablUhed at Port- jtand M the main port of call. MM C»t Oat of th« 8* Uttfa Chwky— Herr Schulze, L«ur» »aid*t tb* dinner table ve«tW<day ----- , ,..^~- .... 6ngnt not to repMt : *««rythln« yen ' ' "" ' ' " . "But eaeni« me, «he gave me »n eztr* pnrpoM tot«nyouwh*t»h« NOTES OF THE WHEEL MATTERS OF INTHBBS.T TO CY CLER8 AND WHEELMEN. lnltraotlop.il About the O«»rlnc—Gooi • • Jadf m«nt on X«Qf , Rum—:Th« • Towel j •f.pi-»«nli»tlon B«»omln~ M»uiro4t— : | Two Noted,Circuit ;Itae«r«.v , . • i - • OST riders nodoub know-what Is mean by the gear of f machine, and' ho\i Via find the gear abut for the benefii .of; those who do npi 'we' may as 'well ex j '] plain. By means o- the. chain running u over two'. Hprocketi r^of different alzei the driving wheel. Is made to revolve a greater .number; ;of, tlmqs, than i the pedals."" if for each revolution of the pedals the drlylng wheel propels the machine a's.far. 'as c ii would be : pr.op,ejle<! by-one revolution of a wheel of 6tt-ih diameter, the gear is spoken of as "60,' and so on. To find the gear of a machine, the diameter-of--the- driving wheel in inches must be.multiplied by the number of teeth on the large sprocket, and, .divided.jibv..number of teeth on the small sprocket. The problem, however, will present itself in a slightly different form when the rider desires to ascer.ta.ln," wha.t combination w.ili: produce a -given gear; ; as, for instance,; if he Is-ordering'>, hew 1 ma- ohlne^and wishes jtp specify i. the precise number of "teeth for the two sprockets. We will suppose that he objects to small sprockets, and, wisli- ng -to have nine teeth op the hub... h<] desires to ascertain what.numner on-the large sprocket will produce a gear of '65" with a 28-ln. driving wheel. In .his case the rule is: Multiply the gear >y the number of teeth.on the small sprocket, and divide by the number of Inches in the diameter of the driving wheel. ThuB.(G5.*9J-;-28.e<i.ualB_v.eryTieai-- y 21, and 21 will be the nearest he can get. With the combination of 21 teeth and 9 teeth the precise gear will bo '65 1-3.:' -•'-.. Good' Jadcm«nt the Rcqalilt*. Comparatively.. few risers fully appreciate that a good- head is as essen- ial to the make-up of a good hard ong-dlstance road rider as It Is to a rack racer. . Every Individual has ^a differently constituted capacity .for exertion -from every one else, and It is. a' borough knowledge of his own capa- illltles and the amount of strength which he can economically exert which :o far to make a strong .rider. This cnowledge can only b« acquired by experiment and practice. Sometimes two three gears and a number of changes n the tilt of the saddle and position of he handle bars must be tried before he machine gets suited to a partlcu- ar rider's physical peculiarities and, after that, a dozen or more long rides must be .taken under the same condl- ions, of wind, and .road, and with care- ul, observation. -of /the speed and. con-, Ition of the rider: at the 'end of each uri, before the true economical unit f power or amount of strength which an be constantly exerted without too arly exhaustion, la discovered. When his knowledge "fs finally gotten, the Ider, If ,he 'wishes 'to do a lon,g,,fast, ide and, -arrive at his destination. IqY good condition, with nothing mor£tnan healthy, "tljr.ed," should be gulg'tylim nllc.ltly ; ,.py i'ti' and should ne' p.ted to;spu : ct and thereby, nch;.; ^shiwld use, ao f ar. as j W/'the" game Amount of BtrepgtliIn. " be —reducing• pis speed!,' tojSp. 8°? "E&S*?, B.Jiothlngjn riding 'j^Ul^f-''"'" 1 -™ t Is>ery.,sh0rt and ste'ejUih.,^.,,, r . mentum easily acquired^a^he. foot. 1 ? any'one almost to the;, summit,;'. .On a. ong -pedestrian trip you wouTd x ,not. hlnk~.pi 'running or walking at ,'«»eed in^iJi.thJii.hlllH... No.morj^Rh^ulj^ypii, itwiinW:tt. ! #n^^^ QITHENS. Circuit ;Rlder of New, York.) , he muscle -expenditure In' quick' up : hill, spurjts sopnjShowSjltself In wearied egs and shoulders. A 'good rule 'Is to teep well within your strength on long ides, . Whenever you ar«. riding at a peed wnkh. "requires ,an>;jeal.;«rerr IQB, yo\» are not,, economizing your trength. In aj*ay>to secure the- ".best esulta. Remember that "The more haste the lew speed,"- vhlle;fujijCj9i" misleading and Idiotic aa tbe most ot be other old sawa, .'BtUl contain*. some . Ittla truth, and w.hat trvtt ata Is partly appllcabfe' to " TbjB "» keep a tl»rp :<«S6b on throufh tin early p*rt romance by an unknown IB extremely likely to lead to a visit by a manager to the very next place where the new ,man is entered, to see for himself what the young fellow Is capable of doing. Another good performance on the part of the young man will probably result in an offer of a place on the team of some..; wjeUirknown.., manufacturer of wheels. The youngster is a little likely vta: be a|»tpnfshe'd;-a^'thet;ealary. offered him'if'he'has re'ad the" papers on the subject, for it Is, of course, part of the manufacturer's game to have it under stood 'that he pays prodigious salarie to his 'team. It enhances toe magnl flcence with which that particular firm may be supposed to do business, •"..-.Quite, fey the^way.jwhUe.bn this sub Ject'of saiarles,-lt is-'Interestlng to not the cleverness of a few firms, who havi turned their rivals' very prodigality ti account in their own advertising. They gild their own signs with the other fel Iowa; false.tlnjBel b.y saying: "We hav nij 'exDensYyj';r£;lng teams for our cus tomers to support. All 6alarles to racing men come out of .the. customer.! Power of Organization. The cyclists are just beginning to realize, how very powerful they really are. They have found that If tihey go after a. thing In earnest, and call a mass-meeting and petition their rep reaentatives, and threaten them with the loss of the wheelmen's vote, they can usually attain the thing sought An<l.rlgljit,«t.thls polnt.c.omes ithq.dan. ger, fhfiugh'ia't. 'first slghttlti^ks,' as,'!! e;tigh r,o4d$f ;sueceps ; f>; :', ind, everything ' f c6hpept,e< ATJNT ; LIZZ1E STUTfiLYi ::.•' -•:•,). •:•; •>-:;: ;.•-. -.-. -,••..• '.• '. ' , Venerable.Colc ; rod .Woni^? Who.. Has Met Many ^.Celebrities. LONGHEAD. (Noted Circuit Racer.) With cycling. Let"th^"wheelmen. remember .that wh'ativ.lhey and the ploneerB r '.ln w.heenng.iifoug'ht was In- ;olerance, and not emulate the Pilgrim Fathers, who when they had escaped m persecution and set up a country where man could warship God In any way he pleased, straightway meted out to those who had a different way from theirs, the same persecution they denounced when It: fell/ on their own jacks. The cyclists are In power; let us hope that pedestrians' will at least >e allowed to walk, if they choose. Here te...where the path is fraught with dire disaster to the best -Intere of wheelmen and wheejipg;.- Haying gained their case as, reganls: the -New fork railroads carrying wtfeela free "as personal baggage, certain of them, drunk with success, have come to Im aglne that all the world revolves around the bicycles as a centre and .hey have only to 'make a -demand, however preposterous, to have It granted after, perhaps, a little fight • TrlcKi ot mauy^of the circuit chasers aa iay,e'Jbe'y.tt.to be, are what are known '' ; .4i,,T h e-gr.eateBt .man at.,thi» ..,ame,' as far as history'has la^.ls-.Eddie Bald. Everybody i^heard''thejstory of Eddie as a bunco man''oiKtIfe tr'ajn, when he accosted an 'man-and:'proceeded *° rec °gnl ze ihni .teJl'hlni^Bto^les, pull hi« whiskers, 8teal\hi»:;witch--which he afterwards a,ye;-b>ck—and otherwise maltreat and imiwV'toeJpid fello-w, until his victim lid not know whether tp enjoy It or be tightened. He was too frightened, however, to get angry, and as for the est of the crowd of racing men, noth- ng short of a : rubdown-^wojjld; relieve' he cramps, of' te-ughjejr lntp>^hi'ch they were thrown. '••-'' he ««lonire<l to the R» . "dolpllk W'^o Were a't_the Head of ' 'tlie 'Fonr'nonUrod of Aote- ' r* . Work. The best thing u—at the colts these 1 days Is the work of one Fred Pfeffer. released by New York as being no good f the records be carefully studied It' will be, discovered that this same Pfefer 'Just about discounts hie successor, W. Gleason, bfflth r .In ..batting and fleld- ng, Fred has;for three weeks played he greatest second base game in the and, and has been hitting like a tiger, lngr!. the, ball 6lzal'e«;.aB it leaves bis iat, and: eyJEsr7, ( hit, every double play, B acid :di Uie.'iooj'e epote that decorate Freedman'e anatomy. FVed was a crlp- ile, aa Invalid, a wreck, wbo would never PJay,.>HiJ ;ag^tti,,>ft8 te? And Fred,' aa he gatheMd four putouts and even -.M^ptA ln ; ' bneTgame against the would-be.. Clantj, laughed aloud '-ait tha thwi^rti of It Then he tabbed Dm! Clarke !•>•.» borne run, nd tb* hUartty v . of' K - almost r ,olii' tav«UM , bonei beclrcl«d rottD4,«o«bMM. Ah, well ooodf !• tBtelrlWa, and; me beet of IM nMk* ndataket—er«& Andrew Freer, man. Dotot.we, ' [Special Washington Letter.] Stories' of lh> boti'y'ke'rvoiits of 'George. VV'nsningtcS'.aTe.at lastobsolete; 'W.hejr nien : 'Bad"''.'women,r\wJiitK'.';or". black/. ;. . their , teeth; disi(ippe(ir,;and.;thieir : , grp.w;.dim;. whsn th<pr. ;y B96es,nnd chjr. .hpldrubi,ciind.jmeetioe:s,..thcy. : nolong' | i'. claim to| have.'s'een i.a^'lcDOwn : Oeofg Washington!;, "That i^t--.;?*, ',&& i«B e; h ' d , jias'sed' away : with >: ltw;menaacibus> ad jiincts. • " • - ; :-'-." : -.- '•••• ' ....Elizabeth Stately S«;"very. old, tut sh r,rver cloJms to have i '' • .-:•»'. L.'.'.V by'..the, '.British,:during, JJj v'ar" ot. ! 181.8,. .'fiyt.'.V,~shje - .was;,~ 'on); •a.,' little .' girl,/; and.' •remembers . i mainly berau'w'it. .wa« talked^ abo'u .eonstojiily for'iriany yearsafterwards. Aun't Lizzie', as: she is. known.,to. all .-he fr.ienAs, does no.t...know when, she. wa' born. ,Sbe knowB/nothingof her birth jay,; bu l t,,hns."selected,'the'Fo'urtu. ( o July .js'lie^ birthday, and,always;cele •b'rafes W from th*t'standpoint, rathti than as a nationa] J holidny. She say: that''some one told her when she wa: young, that-'the Fourth.of July .was i better,day ,than,any ,other ,-in. .the year and so slH".;Sc]ectedJt. as her. birthday... ', ''Lbelonpe.d to] the .Randolphs," .says. Aunt] Liiiii?-' "I wns'raisej in the.besr fajhilyi' in Virginia, arid my friends hay, •j'l'ways'been \vhitefolKs. "Idon'tknoV T.OW to road, but I know how to-talk Cor my old.Mistress Brokenbrougli usec n..n:«'kc me talk right. 1 was,a house ;.Tvm!t. ;iii<] oLtourse.I beardless of th alii of the field- !innds ; than the av,erag lave.'. I wus raippxi.with' the,'.white 'plkii i'iiid 'i talk/as', they 'talked. . ] (••now what grammar is. but I never was taught anything out of books, cxcep the. big- Book. 1 can tell.you all about that. 1 can . remrruber the wonderful story, and I believe in it,.too. The Bible; is" nil the .book I know, anything about, and.whenever it is read tome; listen', nnd just remember the words, si that'my'preacher sometimes tells me T can repeat more of it than he can. Bu it don't make aiy difference whether 1 have much learning or not, for, after all when a slave gets free enough to know that.there, is freedom for all up yonder that ; is,education enough for the black folks. .The men.df, these, days hav- made laws which iriake^my race i:qui> "THE BIBLE IS THE ONLY BOOK I •.;';..'.:.-.-' .' KNOW." ; • ' ' ;••'• ',' with the white race, but I don't believe •11 those .laws. ,. God's law was that'thi! dcscendiintsof Ham should beaervajiVi »nd they are the,'best servants in the yorld." '.. . '.•'... . ' ' : - -.,. • jTKat is the phJloBOphy of ayery ihte.l.li- "Viit old'Woiriiin of the African' ra.ye. ihe must be nearly 100 years o\d. !<he" is growing stout, heavy, . and finds it difficult to move about;; jut 'she has' a wonderfully brilliant jrain. She Jitis beautiful gray kinky hair, : and is as neat, tidy, cleanly and (iignifled as any ot the white.ladies vith'whom'Bbe was raised. .She. say^: •One thing,! learned was that it..-is, icver proper to. speak, ill of .tlie diead. ; , was in-the Leeifaiaily dur.ing.the .war, Sind "i'.'jsaw'. a great deal of, the^ great Kobert ,E. lee : . If .1 ^hjoiild ,..iiit i..saw\nnd heard and^know |f niin,,his £oine, 0 it. wouldfg'j^vx-^i^i ilar picture,; but I have never t I learned. in. slav.er^. coii ' ''' ' Jut ._.. i ,- l , iip|;pse he: wots 'as'gbbd as other - opportunities and' power 'tp, e 'bad; ,'but .few. men nre good, ; es : eciallv to'wpnieni,' ' J • ' ..' . . "I belonged .to the Randolplis before, he iv'nri'V. continued; Aunt: Lizzie, "and hat is how 1 conie tbbe : n ; servnntlnthc amily of Secretary of War John H. :iatoii, whose'wife'.was the great beauty who broke up P-resident JacJiSOn's^ca.b- het' 1'have heard a great many wicked; Oiings read'abput'that lady 1ri the.riews- ap'ers',' 'but Tselldom' heard'-igood^things ead, about'h'er.'' She/'went"t6 -her 'grave ilery' poor, 'arid! -I was' at- hei^ funeral. "ilie 1 W<XH beautiful, and she was wnrm-, iearjed, too.' ; She didMbts'of •gbod'ln he' world. Her' beautiful ' daughter, tiw;M8dge, married Lieut. Randolph, f.''the naVyv/anii'her other dauphtep, fVsg Vii'gftiJn; .ni'arriiad''a'iforeigneit: In ihe 1 •aiploma.tto^Beryloe and we'ntto .Eu- «pe.' 'T ii^fcrV'»v'-••Her.: .again',' '--Bhe vaa a BpiendidiharpW'i-'* ;wi>nd(!rftU Inger,- and" tivoaaa'ft Beauty, in .char- icter, MwellasfiTfwseand^ffirure...Peor iijj'-ta ,. ^V:'**' IN THE CITY. oout 'jui «««u»?"r -"Tfly ^•.-,?rr".? 1 T L Tr~iA •beard, tn* iS^B^ifcfcS««S^?" rtmemb«>tl>»t!..H*B4et i -tpld'.:tf;J)^uri4r;' m^^^t^M^^». i*Ai' %K»;iw; ;.i A'J**l4'W«WiBfe>««arit, •••T. .T7 !">• i:TfakfW 'won««.''Thit^ ^- c Send,in u your Name and Street Nttaiber on'a Postal Cardv Stevens & Bedwards, mbiflo, Gas Fitting, Hot Water and Suam Heatirif HYDRANTS. HDSE, HOSE GOODS, A, d ;Ail : Kinds of lAWN SPRINKLERS. OA5 AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES. STEAM AND BRASS GOODS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION- AGENTS AT LOGANSPORT FOR Electric Buzzers and Fans. "I- never had miich trouble as a slave. The goocl negroes'were well pnr-?ci foiv nnd nearly all of them.wviv biMUrr o7 in slavery than since : lhcy U'ciiiv.i 1 •:-•.•-.. They are servants by. nature, and by the Bible, and it is hard'for them to get along without the'help of the white folks. 'I was punished sometimes, but generally when I did something to' deserve it. Mistrcw-Eaton once got after me wben.I interfered.in the punishment of one.of .the,children,.ai>d I wentand had myself locked tip; in jail. That was a sure way for any intelligent colored person to' call 'attention to his or ner rights; ! ' - •• . ; "I >n'cw Gen. Jackson very well. Mr. O'Neill had a fine farm way out in,the country. It Is., now' covered with, tbe finest. reBidence^ in..Washington,, and. Connecticut'avenue, v -the fashionab-le. street of the no'rth'westi runs through tlie old farm." There is Dupont circle, SHE KNEW, GEN.. JACKSON, thei British; embasBy, the : Stewart cas- tlev BldJne'8.'.mansl6n, : 'the home of Senator Sawyer, and the palaces of Lelter and others who have come here.wlthl their millions.. The old farmhouse i* gone; but'T rcmeinbef'it'very well. There, was'"a' splendid well' near the louse, with an ' old-fashioned pump. Gen.. Juckson. used. to.ride out there on horsebaclc._take a drink from the j>ump,,and ihep. sit.on.the .veranda.by tlie hour ti»ikJng'a.bout eyerytliing that •as going on, '. , . : : ''President Van Buren was a peculiar man." He was always very so'lemiiv and seemed to have too much on'.his mind, or .else that .his mind wasn't big enough tq. carry,aU,.the;.things that were in it. President Polk-':was;speaker,, of the libuse of~repr.esentattve8, .and he.was a joily'm'an'with 'his.'Syhlte friends, ] . Be leldoin ,'noticle'd 'any of ' .the .'servants. SenV.'J-aclcson' knew a'il^of the ; colored people,' and called'ine Lizzie whenever lejsaw.'.me::.': He : knew..Jthe.-otbexr.aerv jnt£s,,by 1 ;,ttieir;nBinfls;'.too..''.;:We aH.liked iim.,(.Pree}JiejRt, Pierce w.as a. handsome wnite /i6o~iv. i 'ii'ly saw PresMertt Lincoln oucc,an3 Uiatw*swhenhewas liinugnrKted. Soon r.fter that I wa» taken to Virginia, nnd lived, with the Lees until after the w>;r. I was in Rich-' mpnd when the Yankees came there, nnd it was an awful time. Everybody, was scared. They used to tell us uwfifl stories of what the Yankees would.dott, they .ever, caught us. But when, tto Yankees .came, into, .Richmond didn't do anything but march, in ' lake possession. There was a great' deal of excitement, but' the Yankee*' were not bad men "at all^ They wem simply, soldiers .like our poorjebel dicrs;, but they.hex!, plenty/to-eat j good clothes to, wear, .while our poor rebel soldiers.were hungry and almost naked. .1 never,thought the Yankee* ought to be. so, very proud of .whipping the rebels at RicJimond, for OW peojle| were almost famished, 1 while tKe yan-. kees had everything that soldiers.coult' need. - .' ' * .. • ...... .. :.•. " : l never felt so bad in.my life aa I Ul* vrhen the..news .came 'that Presidentl Lincoln,bad been killed. , I cried, onill all the coloreiJ'people i crJed. Wedldn|t know, just •.why. :wei'cried,' but all'-of : W| felt 'that Miv Llncoln : was onr frieniSj and we were;Jooklng for good,times•»' soon;as' the:,yvar;.was.all,-;:' "~ Grant was a groot man r -anj that lie would.take. care,pf UB; .-—..^-, colored.'pe.ople. believed^ tMt' Mr. LiM coin was .our best friend. ;' ,' , , ' "No, I never iiaw GerirGrant When toj •ivas -in Virginia; ^~but I «*w .• Wm;.--J*| Washington after' the. war; • and J ««Wj him often;wben-ne : .waa president.-;:,Bto; • used,., to drl.ve .about the;.city w with,W«] fast bor8es,"«nd. he. was.very :foi»dl««j .having .pretty gfrls ,with^him.. J. iHIA he was ^the;la€it.pre§Ident whto nfcg gin»j drivingabouttie city with; perfect free-; doin. ••Th«? l SSftiera all 'keep-'the'm«el,v«B; away from .the people, so tbet nobodyi know* them even byisigbtv,-..:; '..•-..- ...-.•: : j VYes, I,am,growing.very old. !ft*B| that I have.done my.work, and that Jhe! good Lord will .take care of me wVcnt am called away. 'I have' been a Chrii-j tian for many a year, and whether tntaj cr slave, I feel that I am' nndet'...'fhe] shadow of; His .wing, Bnd.that.He.-wTBj gather nie.up whej) flll nations, will.!*] Irnown as His cnHdren. Somehow.lmj His own way, on the other ahorei the nsr . tlons will be changed arid be equal »• His children; but'thcy are notall equal] here, and they ougbtnottothink so.". Aunt Lizzie evidently descended from orfa^tbc.best. tribes In .Africa, for •hej isoflRperiormentalfl.ber. :Therei«n»i white blood in"Her' Telni. She to black,! 'but her bead/s finely formed, aid Jier; eyes we as brilliant and expressive «•,, the eyes of any of her elderly'Vhrto;. .friends. She belongs' to, the. -Baptiift, : church, and li. a r*<rular: attendwft. u,^., she, «eeJt«,,the aoctety.of tic.whlte peo-; pie, and toe It w«Jcoin%In»«iiy r ftom!« of the^olci fainllleB «"WpBhlngton. .: •' ; ''""'' niw^lb'intwajri ;!T^tw:plliy JMOn«*Stok'. B^ge^g^J

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