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of th« National Editorial A»t«- ' Trip to t** tan* «f Oft the Cir«fttti», Somewhere la Texas, *W». IS, t$m— Not the Steamer Cir, bat oar Bleeping est. It jolts a de*l, but toy metres are steady, as tfe« printer will discover. -Gracious, ' what A Jerk I Who bit my elbow?, On Saturday afternooa I took & stroll, and «&lled at Presbyterian rooms, 1518 Lowest street, where our old friend M&de Williams has his office. As you rflay fcnow, hie paper. The Mid-Contin6nt, lias been merged into the Herald and Presbyter, Cincinnati!, but the doctor rwnaiDS at his old place as editor and forwards his contributions. At his invitation, we took an electric car for a lour of observation in the residence jmrt of the city.,^-_ _.::.._;,,. "VVe alighted near Vandewenter Place, a sort t>f exclusive spot, for aristocratic folks. A big iron gate com-' mands the entrance to the roadway •nd a smaller one to the sidewalk. In the center IB a strip of lawn planted with trees. D It muet be a beautiful jplace Is aummer, clean, shady, retired, raral. No rattling carts, drays,'milk •wagons, all of which must deliver by a year alley. la short, "no thoroughfare." We passed the residence of Smith P. Gait,Esq., who enjoys a large practice 88 the attorney of big estates and various corporations, a Hii house is about twenty-five feet front and eighty deep, not wide; but very long, as tho dry goods men Bay. Leaving Vandewenter Place, we walked through street after street of elegant ^dwellings. Many splendid -•- cFurchesTloo,oTten of stdne, :: TongTe" , gatlpnaJ, PreeByterian,'Baptist, Jewish synagogues, and others. St. Louis is ' «rideu tly a city of homes, not so many ' palaces showing immense outlay, as '. dwellings of taste, neatness, comfort, finally, we [ halted before a cosy . brick cottage, tbe doctor produced his ,, key, and we were soon seated in his luxurious parlor, opening into the library 'with its^writiog table and long •helves of books, a genuine work shop, each as the student loves. , ^ As the ladies of the household were not in, another long stroll. . Tea was • ready on our return, and at the table, we had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. -. Williams, and her sister, Miss Riddle, • Of Washington, whicb,;by the way, she , considers the most charming city in ' the. United States." You Sterling peo- ' fie would no longer recognize the ba- — i —bies-~of twenty-years—ago -in—Jessie- Lynch, now connected with Scribner'a Magazine, .and a regular contributor to Tar loos periodicals; David Riddle, one ,— of the editors of the St. Louis <nit H ?d«" No linjwri* 1 ? of on,*, ewyhf'dy on ponfps, Over mountain.*, ar« Enrefc* Spring*, eur»t!?e waters have so- great reputation for kidn«y disease, Thesfl sleepers are too small. Pullman ought to try again. Ail right when you are IE yotir nest, but When we crawl out in morning, ay, there's the rub. You can't pass in the narrow aisles, and the wssh room ia always crowded. The secret Is to get up first in morning, and have the 8«t dash at water and towels. At Van Bnren a solid bridge across the Arkansas, here a muddy stream, somewhat widder than our own Bock. This ia Fort Smith, in early days a center of justfce for frontier desperadoes, and the gallows still stands on which hundreds of wretches, dozen at a time, were swung Into eternity. Here our party., received our first speech and brass band, the first of a series, I suppose. The train halted long enough to permit a stroll to the .stone Jbnlld-^ ings of the old sort, abandoned in 1873. Now our road is through Indian Territory, not very desirable In this section with its thin soil and straggling timber. On, on through Paris and Dallas, and we are In Texas. At Cleburne, the division superintendent Mr. Pendell our first dignitary, comes aboard andishakes all cordially by the hand. We are travelling on the well known Santa Fe route, or rather i on that part of it, called Gulf, Colorado & SsnteFeB. B. I forgot to say that at Fort Smith boxes of Elvira wine were presented by the Commercial League to our party. A hamper for each coach. The bottles were at once sampled, and editorial lips smacked in evidence of the excellence of the beverage. As the r uw, he isr; afc Princeton College, and one of 4 the writers for the F magazine; Burton, a bright lad of fourteen ' now preparing In Latin and Greek to enter the old'un- iversity where his father and brothers drew in BO much'generous aspisation. A daughter Jis about to graduate at Ogontz Seminary.near Philadelphia. A literary family like^Beechers and Alexanders. The doctor and Mrs. Williams ere well preserved.' He is still fresh ' after a varied pastoral and editorial experience, and she, although hair tinged with gray, hardly looks venerable enough to be the mother of four grown children.; We had to do like the beggars, and . «ban after tea, took a hurried farewell , of this gracious household In order to rejoin oar party at the depot, but our short visit at this delightful St. Louia home will ever remain one of the cherished memories of a lifetime. W. W, DAVIS. Oa the Circassia, btilLin Texas, Feb. 1$, 1897.—A precisely 9 o'clock on Saturday evening, our train of ten elegant Bleeping coaches rolled out of the Union depot of St. Louis. About 300 of TM, thirty to a car. The bralnest crowd, perhaps, that ever left the city oa* tour. As we ware all tired, the porters beg$a to make up the berths. t$%!» was as goo4 as a circus. .As one after' another uraa ready, women in nightgowns sod cape, and men fcrwaer* «o4 ebirte, crawled like t into their holes, drawing,cur- 8 cJase to ghat oat profane eyes. I i m **if«* b*rtn; and laughed at the for twinging me » ladder for »£ lay boyhood WAS spent in bound to mies all the cigajs and sips. Fort Smith is a promising point, being the center of a rich coal and lumber region, v numerous factories of hard wood products, a line school system, sewerage, water, electric lights, a market for early fruits, and a population of 18,000. Well, we are, no mistake, in Dixie; green fields of winter wheat, cattle grazing In the meadpftJ?,'. .cpMpn fields, with tufts still sticking to th'e alender stalks, men plowing, groves of live oak, thrifty cactus, droves of mules. Glancing out of the window, I see two negro girls sitting on a wagon, wearing huge sun bonnets with huge frills not from Harper's last Bazar.. What stretched of fertile country, level and rolling, pretty as Whiteside. Some thlqg not quite right In our party^_There-are-editors without their wives, and wives without their editors, and as a result, much social pleasantry that would not be permitted in Sterling. I am Bo^busy.writing_that I have 'no -JUTOe-forTtheBe-boyiBh-diyersionB.—There: go a flock of. buzzards. Yes, this is 'Dixie. ' It is now noon on Monday, and every mile southward makes a change in the situation. .Early this morning a* chilly norther, but the air has become soft as May in Illinois. That is Spanish moes drooping from the oaks, and in a cabin porch by the road we see six plckan- nies, all of a size. Ben bhaw and I are travelling companions, and are doing our best to sustain the credit of Bock Biver valley. As the train did not halt for breakfast thiff morning until 10, we patronized the pantry of our coach. Ttfis is a buffet car. A little table was set up between ns^ and we enjoyed our coffee and toast while going forty miles an hour. All worn fences. Timber Is a drug; trees are girdled, and you, see fires burning the waste wood everywhere. Plenty of bogs; some oS,, them genuine prairie rooters. Have passed' little heavy timber, saplings of oak or elm.- . . v Southern hospitality. Soon, after leaving Temple, there was placed, before eacn member of the party a lunch daintily put up in paper napkins, bread and butter, ham, pickle, olive, oranges and bananas, closely followed by another of assorted cake, .'We have gloomy forbodlnga. Can we stand much of this? Editors are bard cases, equal to almost anything, but there is a limit to human endurance.- Whites and negroes mingled In groups at every station. There comes an oxcait, More hospitality, A Texas nobleman passes this aisle with box&9 of cigars. And here comes ». smiling young man with coffee, cream and sugar. This ia too much, and "so and- Jh'ir rsr t?' & |r hands of not mily R but ttefi great cotton state of the t;& ion. Another mark of Texas hpspltai- ity. Boys pass threrigh train with glasses ol claret. I Intend to come home sober, bat I cannot answer fo? theotbers, for they Imbibe a* every chance. • Another BOttthern feature. Houses are generally built ot» posts, no celJara, either on account of scarcity of stone or the nature of tha ground. The older houses have big chimneys, always outside, old cabin eiyle. Most of these editors, I fifld, know one another, as they have been together on excursions, in fact nearly all over United States, Florida, California. Some have their wives, and there are even some boys in the crowd. Several bright women in tbe party, full of life and wit, and really aa sharp as any of us. . -,,Whatotdnames on buildings, At onefltatlon was "Bill and Joe'a Saloon." Now Bill is no intimate friend of mine, and Joe and 1 were classmates at college. To think of being in that business. I had no time to renew th(j acquaintance. • As we rode all day through Texas, I could^not help thinking of the size of this wonderful State, equalto five of illlnolBi .No end to her resources: wOod, coal, cotton, wool, cattle, wheat, iron, everything,'Fruit, too, of every kind. Aa often said, Texas is an empire. No wonder her people are proud of her.. An enormous school fund of 100 millions. Do you know how wide Texas is? From Texarkana on the Eastern edge to El Paso on the West, is as far as from .New-York'to Chicago. Every editor has his-cards and after compliments 8re_fixcbaDged.u-orintro- ductions made, cardoaropaBBed.to be studied nt leisure. I puppope my pocket will be-full when I get back. • , This'lopff train of fen Pullman sleepers, placed at our disposal by the Santa Fe management, ia simply superb. The interior is finished in mahogany and the upholstering is the .perfection of comfort Clean linen 'on beds, plenty of water, towels and soap. .Porters and- conductors very obliging, ready to answer any question, and always at your .service, It is fun to travel when things run so .smoothly. Then, too, if you don't wish to get off at stations, 'excellent dishes, are furnished on the buffet cars at moderate cost. Road bed in fine condition, and we spin along without a jar. . . • Bless me this Is pleasant :•',".•• Rldlng'onaraill ' I was sorry to reach'.XSalv'eston at night, as I always like to have a view of the place in daylight/ One can get his bearings better. After leaving our train, we rode a mile in electric car to Beach Hotel. A rush for rooms, and "ffrlf- dol- •dol- f f<- s .(n,-i jji pit in The Hn, the p!n killer," a Texsi? What stroijf,- rtob -yojces. Ont song was "Jeans, the Light of the Wond." Someone says: G3?e me Presbyteriisn preachiag, Methodist ptftyicf and Negro singing. ' • ". Living is a cheap a« anywhere the best hotels from two to three larg, at the European rooms for a lar a day, at private houses fifty cents a day. Kestauranta give fair meiw for twenty-five cents. Oysters on half shell fifteen cents a dozen. Plenty of apples, oranges and bananas on the street corners. A poor appetite obliges* me to turn from every delicacy, and t sigh for my robust Sterling friends who hare the capacity of an ostrich. This afternoon was held .the first meeting of our association. After an address of welcome by the mayor, and suitable response, business matters came up, and the discussion -ttver. a point of order became so farlotT.rtbat I was fearful of a ..congreasional beer garden or a Tammany caucus, not circus, So far as I have seen no native Texan of the dime novel: long boots, long hair, sombrero, red shirt, , scalps dangling 'from belt, six shooters Jn hip" pocket. The everyday head gear of the negro girls is a roomy gingham sunbonnet with a full frill in front.. I think Jt would look very graceful ' on our Sterling sylphs In July. Keep com- plexlonsfrom sun. . W. W. DAVIS. f r*» ' ,1 itK ' I r n<"'i?>s to Mr.' Street tlfe Id Ublregton. ': Tremont Hotel, Feb. 17,1887.—If you haye a stray school-master, send him down to drill the restaurant man, who has this sign out: "Oni6ns soup, mast^ rlce_puding,_ cp*ffee : .and The hotel fronts the bay, atid I was lulled to sleep by the steady beating of the surf upon the sandy shore. A glorious sight this morning as the sun rose over the water. I thought of Shelley's poem: v : The wind is warnf, th'e sky lg clear, The waves are dancing fast and brljht. • Now for breakfast and slght-seening. W.W. DAVIS. Wendell Phillips had a lecture "Street Litein.Euroj<e,"and one may be written on Galventqii. First'we were attracted by i lit music of some Methodist evapgeHets on the corner: violin, guitar, cornet, and good voices 'gave a .charm to such gospel-songs as "Jesus is a Bock in a Weary Land," Is my Name Written there." : A few .short, earnest addresses, and an invitation to meeting not far off. Then -returning to the hotel, from the bar foom .issued the strains of a reed band of German musicians. ":$.-• . . •" ' Constantly meeting;aH kinds of peo- v pie. Meade Williams gave me a letter to John B. Daviesj real estate dealer, former parlshone* in ( Sandusky. . He has great faith, in Galveston, and believes that as the natural terminus of numerous large trunk lines, the city must become the][depot of Ttraifr^coin-" merceV "T : " •"..-•'•'.; ••" ,:;;.---.--:---; -.•:--•.-. At the'^dinner table a lady told me that she and her husband came by steamer from New York to Galveaton, [ZMpect^Ttp to Af my ^?ill hi»v& b get up thing more gorgeous then if tKey «-atit To Seep" iipY"." - * ' '" 1; Oyst*rs *re pientifni. AgecottdBsl- iiraore. They get them in the bay. Not large but sweet, or as Dr. Johnson tromldi say, medium in elze, but exeel- Jfcnt 'Iti flavor. Some of tbe backetreets are macadamized with shelis. Piles of fresh oysters ia front _-*>f _ the •restad- raats,, '.-..'••'.'•.: -.- : ......... ' ..... Yesterday morning I dropped Into the Ball High School, BO called after Ball, a generous citizen who built the fine stone edifice, and presented to tbe city. Prof. Ransom, principal, was hearing a class in Greek, their first term in this 'language, in Latin they are In Caesar or Kaiser. There are 400 pupils and eleven teachers, only one ady, restall men. One, Hauslein, from Elgin, a graduate of Yale grasped my hand cordially when be hearfi Illinois mentioned. An airy, beaiitlf ut^IgTit* building, but oh, how dirty. Looks as if a ward caucus had held, a session night before. Sam Slgler Is evidently not janitor in chief, Washing is about 4hjB same as at home. Shirts ten cents, under clothes, cotton, eight. Apples three good ones for a nickel. Better restaurant than I expected, A fair dinner of meat and vegetables for a quaiter. Pieces of pie are too small, . A large pie is cut into six pieces instead of four with us, and each slice five -cents. Peach, apple, mince or custard. But a nickel every morning, rain or shine, for the Galveston News, twelve pages. '••.'•"• A little frolic yesterday. We were 'Invited by the' citizens to an oyster bake, away out by , Woodlam's Lake. We j goUihcr6.Lby - f not hhfl -rath-.Qp- 'reaching tfie grounds, a sort of summer garden, we 'found long' tables with fresh oysters, crackers, bread and butter, and pickles. This - over, we smacked our llpa for more, which we heard was in preparation. Not" coming promptly, every fellow pteked up his plate, and rushed Jor the cooking shed. Here women ' stood by \ two pans in which oysters were frying, one man by a kettle in which they were stewing, and at another place two men were shoveling; oysters In shell on a huge gridiron made of railroad Iron. In short,, we fairly tumbled over one another, almost tramped upon the cooks, to get a' supply. It was what you might call a go-as-you-please frolic, more confusion than at any Sunday School picnic I ever saw, They should have had our Sterling Baptists manage school in a Nrga frame building, priDOipa!, Cumminga, of I'rtk J«fititoti f 3§ white, bot the other teachers all colored. About! foat hundred enrolled,* All ahadw,- from a Congo bfacfe to ninety*nine bntidredths Caticssifla. A» ' Btodiong as they are in WaUste School, • In scholarship I was told they compare well; grade for grade, with the white school, and:* lady who attended both commencements, says oar Efchiopiaa brethren lost nothing in the comparison, Hail happy day I Tn our meetings, when an editor rises to epeak.theChairniain recognizes him as "The gentlemen from New York" or "The gentleman from Iowa.'*. It seems like Congress, BO that when 1 get to Washington, this address will be natural enough. At a grocer's I fished the following information from a lad in front: Butter twenty-five cents, eggs twenty-five, --chickens thirty. Why eggs are so nigfr I cannot understand, for the weath'er is warm, and chickens are running around everywhere. On" the train you are charged fifteen cents for two boiled eggs. Will eome one explain? My material is accumulating so faat I fear it will have to be put into a book,, ; under some taking title. How would ""Snap Shots la Texas," or'.'A Yankee ,' in Dixie" do ? How many copies will you take? , , • Although Galveston is low," much. standing water, really surrounded by water, being, on an island, the soil is- sandy, and .the general health good. The ocean air IB the panacea that: breathes life Into the system. Popula-, tion about 40,000, Some splendid edi- , flees, among them the Post office, the '. to took no .;! r^ted aopording & moet tif were aot Puritans, a little too I bts«ght no Sunday paper, Coriatfeiaiia, and like a etudied the lussoa about ia Ity ortlio4ox JUt as |;«ep lf» tJw t^agtitiOB* ia the C, ity big day of den.'" ... This wor)4 Is not so bad a world As sojne would like to make it, Bu$ wUeUier eopd or whether baa .-- - Dftpends on. Ijow w« t«he u, e. arJ9 taking all .that c n U»e Atteruuoo. Beach IIotel.'Galveaton, Feb. 16, 1897. ~A beautiful rids all yesterday af ter- aoon over the bottom lands of Texas, What black soil. No end to its richness. Many 'orchards of peach and pear. Spring has come ia this South- laad. Meadow larks are looka lovely, FdU" &» a, ijiMdeu of tba lord Tremont Hotel, Feb. 16, 1897.—This weatheB is too lovely for anything. Is it Italy or Egypt? A^dam in Paradise, bad no climate more charming. Every sense and every heart is: joy. Tell my wife to. send my white vest and trousers by express if they are done up. Why did I ever cast my lot in the frozen North ? If my family do not spend next winter in Galveston, I shall know the reason. Life ia short. Why not spend it in the land of sunshine? _;'- ' This morning after looking at the surf rolling in long gentle swells upon the beach, and trying to' imagine, "What are the Wild Waves Saying, 8i*ter?" ; I took a, stroll down Tremont street. In the window of a .jewelry store is a small tea service, cream jug^ sugar bowl, and salver, to be. presented soon to'the battle ship Texaa. Here we are at the harbor. Away to the horizon stretch the blue waters of tbe gulf. iTou can almost imagine yourself at sea. In the distance Is the lighthouse, and here and there snowy sails, The eky is blue, the air soft, every influence enchanting, ter boat is first coming in, deck piled with the bivalves, buy by tbe bushel or barrel, for a dollar. Good as ourBln North aa they ari? fresh from the sea. .1 have al^ ready bad them at the hotel; You can get them three times a day. This seems to be a dock for housekeeping, Onthe.lJttle flat boats ytm see egga, tsarly vegetables, charcoal, cord wood. Charcoal is uaed for fuel, and sold at thirty cents a big sack, and ia mad.e from piue. Negroa and whites iu equal number hanging around ever- where. -There by the wharf ia a steel Clyde steamer unloading jute tsotu Calcutta. The huge bundles are twang up from the hold sod over the side by derrick tod tackle, and lauded^ on tbe doefe, xo«i2 ia waiting with &a'ad para to roll ifae w«ae boas*. '4,'bt j^ta is u^^- I tftlited witfe a fl reEuTaTbyl steamer from Vera Cruz, via ; Havana. Some folks see a good deal of world, This is ! a tropical climate. ,In my walk out Tremont street .yesterday, I passed many typical Southern.homes: two story frame houses", nearly square, hip .roof, large piazzas all around, painted in modest colors.. In the yards no maple or elm, but large palms with their rough, scaly trunks and drooping, slender leaves. In the f office of the hotels, they. Bland in tubs and look yery picturesque. seen anywhere. > A jqwelry store is selling out at ado- tlou. A §250 diamond went at 8100,but I did not bid, We have so many of those things at home. The money must be saved for relics in Mexico. Onemore day in Galveston. Sorry to leave. . Spring is certainly here as L slapped at a musical mosquito last night. .Barefoot boys and white trousers ;oh promenade today. The city is full of people to see the battle ship- • Texas. In Home do as Bomans do. ' Last summer my life in Denver de- • pended on wearing a Teller Button, and here in Galvest6n my button bearing the Texas flag has carried nae through several rough crowds. ; .: - W. W. DAVIS. ^Yesterday afternoon a"glo'rious walk on the beach. There is a good drive over tble firm sand for miles from the Beach Hotel. Like Lord Byron, I en- jby tbe ocean.:.._-.:..::.. :;>>..•.;.„;. ; .., An ,oys- bold and You can A barrel , An editorial session lastnight,\Tbree long papers, averaging twenty=flve minutes, well read, carefully prepared, but ho break of singing or interlude. If men would "•, only learn to speak their piece.: 'The conversational tone ia so much more agreeable than the toeasured monotony of reading. W0 got tir^d and were glad to ; get oui under the open sky, and enjoy the witchery o£ the f ulljmoon and soft air., ; On.e of Southey's times: - .- HQW beautiful l^nlght! A dewy freshness flUs the sUent air; . ' No mists obaures. nor cloud, norepeck nor'slain, ". Breaks the serene ot heavep.. . • This morning I stopped at a fruit stand, selected..» naval grange and offered the man five pennies, but be refused in English Italian,"No Coppers." I was not aware of a boycott on this good AmericaDi coin, A black bootblack asked a dime for the privilege of shining my patent leathers. -The Gal* yeaton News is the leading dajly, five cents, The competitiol pf Northern journalism is unknown here. Tomorrow ia another day. Why tear yo«r ebirt? •-.••• :.. V;.'-.'-;" '. ,••••,. '•-..' Galveaton is the paradise of the fieb- erraan..—Jonah would b»Ve : enjoyed thiii harbor, and old Izaak Walton lived top early. A negro passed yes, terday carrying two heavy string? of fish, sheepard, acd trout.^ On the dinner bill of fare Is red euapper, very tender, a ; favorite fleb, Mr. flret fin preseion was that it was a mud turtle. The .negro said he caught with a' hook and line. Some of them would have weighed Jive pounds-. . . Another eweet morning. The aim ie bright and wnria. I am constantly tenaptwl to write May st hejad of my tetters. Tbe battle ship Ttx&s is in the harbor end we ore jtnomifiect a visit to ti^e grim Ii-oacla^a. Soaae tlo» e?ery day. Wi^btng'JOB joy tft year bla«tl£ Sibwriaa •Andf hare Ibred tlief;' Was on thy breast to be borne like thy bubbles Onward,.,;-.'.!''. The long waves as they roll in foaming from the sea,the deep heavy roar that fills the air -with solemn music, the freshness and vigor and joy that rejoice the heart with fivery breath- all these give a charm to .the old ocean of which one never tires. Break, break, break, ' . On tbyjeold, gray, stones, oh, Bea, And I would that my tongue cou'd utter .' Tne thongbts tbat arise Jn mel Another temptation, I fear I may yet be led from the path of innocence. Aftera very pleasant talk with two Virginia gentlemen, a - judge from Fredericksburg, and a colonel, both in "Confederate arnjy, they asked me to "take something" with them, I polite lydeolined, Tbey insisted, but I finally told them that I am a Superintendent of Sunday schoolj father of a large family, Prohibition lecturer, nephew of NealDow,anda thousand people at home loqked up. to me as an example. A narrow escape, but I .am not yet safe. Mexico is to come with her tempting pulque. So I make no' rash promises,:-' I find the water every where good enough with a little, ice," This beer and|wine nonsense because water is so bad, is simply an excuse. I see in theNe W8 that the Texas leg- ialature ana wivea have arriyed from Austin by special car to take part in the festivities concected with the ba> tie, ship Texas now in the harbor. I am sorry, for BO far we editors are tbe bjg Injuns of the city, I hope they will not wear ribbons, too. . , A little cloudy, but I hope it wilinot rain. Galveston is low, and in many suburbs email ponda eyerywbeireT^ta taking wsjks, you are sowetlmes turned back by popls you cannot wade in patent leathere, -Few t»f these editors write, I don'J thiok thejir borne papers are much edified by their travels.Near- ly 9 a. m. expect to visit battle-ship Texas this afternoon, W. W. DAVIS. . Grand Hotel, Feb. 18,18»7, Half of the editors are bald beaded, I am not surprised. Men who He awake at night to think great thoughts cannot" expect to keep their hair. All' styles of qutii drivers here; ye fat contributor and ye* rait specimen; city t-dltors with patent leathers to wiUich liSass I belong, Jlae is KliJ! of Goods little money will buy at our store. Whati Cent will buy: ^O Hard Wood Pencils SO Black Headed 2 Papers of Pius IS Safety Pins Cliild's Bordered. Haucl- kerchief - Cents Avill buy: SO Sheets Note Paper Mucilage • . T« Earthen Baking DJsh Wooden Kitchen Spioons Size Pot Covers - lo lo lo Ic Ic 1C So, ( So Be What 5 C^nts will buy: 13 targe Collar Buttons 6 C Box Paper »nd Envelopes Sonp Bowls, White China, Corn Poppers - . , f Bristle.Tooth Brushes Wooden Rolling Pius - Sc Ho What|7 Cents will buy; v -,-_—'-'-'—Hose i'JP^J?ff el »^«**» 3Qrt»O«flre«u . Knives Potr What 9 Cents will buy; Good Liueu Towel Sterling

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