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•T* frr-s*"-"'"'! - .-' , . •• - . . t M UFFJBM ]6lS MQIKlSl LALQONA, t}bfHa»eM*s»^_V |rH«g this S6W thaii * _ M ml/thl StifibSt caU dciipry 1- if i . -,^- sny.«f these little girls &eaiiitiottof 'patient?'" I asked looking ;ld,)»-*ipd 6ut ft morsel, wftvlflg bOf l hiffS l*eitediy, "It meftti«.'l, don't .tt 1 Hft o* fiot. I'll wait a little longer I'll wait ft little longer.' » Irt iftife. i-eally believe dholly is Sster^What makes yoit think BO? it&iade^-l be&r he hag joined a cooking H60L - i,. A Heaf ty E /'returning pfcftde by day and tfaaqutlity It night is, attended b'y tho rheumatic pIMent who 'ewes these blessings to Hos- Clil ter's Stbmaeh Bitters, Don't delay the J»8f this fine anodyne for pain and purl- Her of the blood an instant beyond the point Ihe'tt the disease manifests itself. Kidney Double, dyspe'psla, liver complaint, la ttppe'and irregularity of the bowels are relieved and cured by the biiters. An Optlintxt. teBuckton—How do you enjoy living in lintnutersviile when the weather Is so ftstlybadf SNeudick—Splendidly. It is somuddy out nere just now that our cook can't get I 8100 Reward, Bioft. |The readers of this paper will be [leased to learn that there is ttt least lie dreaded disease that science has fen able to cure in all its stages, and Hat is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is he only positive cure now known to he .medical fraternity.' Catarrh being fconstitutional disease requires a con- titutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh fire is taken internally, acting directly (jjph. the blood and mucous surfaces of e' system, thereby destroying the (inflation of the disease and giving the atient strength by building up the con- titUtlon and assisting nature In doing JB'Work. The proprietors have so much ftlth. in its curative powers that they Her One Hundred Dollars for any case Bat it falls to cure. Send' for list ol Titlmonials. Address §, F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. Sold by druggists; 75c. Jail's Family Pills, 25c. Caution. jody of'the House—You can earn your dner if you will chop that heap of fire- Tod. 8eggar—Urn—what is bhe menu? •Juerritta, the famous bull-fighter of |in, earns S60.000' a year by his profes- bV. For each appearance in tne arena he t$l,200. '"Beauty lies within ourselves, After all tney say; |. < And be sure the happy heart Makes the happy d§y." by a silly woman has been able to , wise man around by the nose, b'ere may be religion in art, but there is jjart in religion. *Jb: virtue that is the result of fear can be IJfght by example. »sX KNOWLEDGE Brings comfort and improvement and |tends, to personal enjoyment when frightly used. The many, who live bet- iter than others and enjoy life more, with |}ess expenditure, by more promptly ladapting the world's best products to Ithe needs of physical being, will attest I the value to health of the pure liquid |laxative principles embraced in tbe premedy, Syrup of Figs. |K Its .excellence is due to its pj^senting an the form most acceptable a.rJ pleas- 1'ant to the taste, tbe refreshing and truly Tpenefioial properties of a perfect lax" ' I; effectually cleansing the system, elling colds, ^ headaches and fevers permanently touring constipatipn. |It has given satisfaction to millions and finet with the approval of tbe medical iprpfessipn, because at gets on tlie Kid- Rneys, J4ver a,nd Bpwels without weak; them and it is perfectly free from r. f ' objectionable substaiice, 3yrn.p of Figs is for sale by all drpg. x - : ~ " i and $1 bottles, but it is man- jipre^ by'tbe' California Fig Syrup only,* whpse name is printed pn every pkage, alsQ the name, Syrup of Figs, a»v,o?n» we ji jnfQrmed.rypu wjU »pt 1 '"•• 'if/pffered, , . * t, <! 'U ^raOT'QUWRe ? fl t ;&M,«-V,the1i f tife whis^et-ed in heiveiij 'twas , - irittttefed Ifi Ml, AM echo caught faintly th§ sstind as itfeif/' ' - attfibated to Lofd SyrdfarTsut realty by Oathfefine Fftn&hawe,' have the lettelf "h" tGf theif Mot d'enlgwe, says the Spectatdr, Uawthof ne gave one of*, fala besWtttdwfi works the naJfie df "The Scarlet Lettet 1 ,"- and ette d! Charles Lamb's IheffedtUal dramas is Called "Mr.'H.," its nbt very entertaining plat turning on' the concealment ef the here's real name, which in the end is found to be Mogsflesh. Headers of Dickens will remember "Mr. £'B aunt," while the riots at Convent Garden theater, familiarly known as the "0. P." riots, live chiefly in the pages of "Rejected Addresses." When members of the same profession - speak of individuals by professionally abbreviated titles, it is generally a sign that the speakers are "talking shop." Army men, for instance, strew their conversation and documents with so many Vowels and consonants that they seem to be making use of a special cipher, unintelligible to outsiders. There is nothing derogatory to a member of parliament or a queen's counsel in being spoken of as "M. P." or "Q. C."; it .is a familiar abbreviation In which all the members of parliament and all the queen's counselors share, and written documents are naturally so addressed, but some of the abbreviations used in conversation have a decidedly colloquial ring about them. As a nation we seem to have a faculty for casting oft superfluous words and phrases and for making use of contractions', and our titles of honor present a perennial source of difficulty to the foreigner. It must puzzle a Frenchman unacquainted , with our social distinctions to discover the meaning of "Bart." or "Kt." or "Esq.," or to unravel the intricacies of VK. C. S. I." or "M. F. H.," though on the part of a Briton such ignorance would mean ignorance of the usages of society. On the other hand, initials may be used in a derogatory sense. If we hear in private conservation a man referred to as "old J.' we may be sure it is hardly intended as a compliment; while the bourgeoise who calls her husband "Mi\ J." at once conveys to her hearers a sense of easy and vulgar familiarity. In our complex civilization symbols have come to be looked upon as integral portions of the system of decorations and awards. A Woman Rides a Vrnko Benin. On the arrival '• of a Burlington freight train at Huntly, Mont., recently, the trainmen discovered a young and handsome woman and a boy riding upon one of the 1 ; brake beams in ap-, proved tramp fashion. The woman gave her name as Mrs, Peterson, and said her husband, a barber, had deserted her and a baby several months ago at Billings. Besides herself and baby, she had a mother and a little .brother; to support. A few days ago she spent her last money to purchase tickets for her mother and baby to .Sheridan, Wy., where they have friends, and one night she took the little brother climbed on the brake beam of an outgoing freight, and had been riding nearly all night when discovered. The trainmen gave them a place in the caboose the remainder of their, journey. Stilt Nearer, .Relationships are very confusing to the juvenile mind, but there'are not many children so delightfully at sea as the small girl of the following story: She appeared with a small brother at a public school, and gave in their names' as "Ralph and Edith Johnson," "Brother and sister, I suppose," said the teacher. "Oh no, ma'am," said the little girl, "we're twins!" NEWSY TRIFUES. The British isles comprise 1,000 separate islands and Islets, without counting the juttings rocks or isolated pinnacles, It has been , estimated that electric railways have ajready displaced in the United States no less than 275,000 hPrses, The pear crop }n Qecrgla this year is tbe largest pn record. It is estimated by these in a position tp knpw and to judge cprreptly that it will exceed 300,- QOO barrels, Tbe "life tree" of Jamaica is harder tp kill than any pther species pf wppdy growth known to abpi-lcultuplsits, It ppniinues tp grpw and thrives fer months after being uprppted and exposed tp the sun, ; ' It is a sjnguiar pplncidence that in DakPta a week pr SP agp it was aepesjjja.vy tP Plees tbe echepls pn ao- cpupt Pf tbe intense bea.t ; and twp days. later- tbey were clpse'd agftin because pf tbe. escesgiYB cold, , • ' . jn the pqujtry districts, bptb in laod awd aer'wftny, there is sp Wea |t tbe hee« swajBi upQn 4 rotten tree there wJH fee a death JB tbe family ,pwn Uy|n.g p» t% property before ' ' MtEK l^Atf • fto With iifide* toiffi'i Ps«6MJly eea* .ducted Ssetifiiefls to CkeSterville, over the (Jfcstt Seek Island Sdtite. ' Will 6*6 IhMmicst fcrtiH ntttl fftritt' • tog Country l« the tVoi-ld—Srow ttpeh fdr Settlement. Especial advantages are that th& lafad lies higher thittt ahy other similar tfaetaf* fordlnir SiipeHoi' tifainftfte, So &eces&af» •frith rainfall in- that district. Land will cost you ho tnoto tUaft tuo tent you ate now paying. Rich arid productive soil; no it*!ration heeded; mild and delightful climate. LANfa BtitLS ON BIGHT. 1'WO tOWttS ttfld tWO railroads oil the tract; others near by. Soil unequalled for the production of Corn, Cotton, HUgftr Cane, Alfalfa and every kind of fruit and vegetable. We have thousands of acres oijiatid mar Houston, feicaf, in this tract to select from now Which will soon be taken up. This means a home and comfortable fortune to the reader if ho will investigate. 1WW to iu. Send us the name of your friends who want a home of their own. Leave the blizzards, taxes and high rents of the north. locate In the choicest district of the Gulf Coast country and you will repeat the success of your more prosperous neighbors. Sent! for our pamphlet, entitled "Fertile Farm Lands," plats, maps, etc. Low 'price. Easy terms. Low rate excursions constantly running. Don't you want to go? When you write give our address in full, Address SOBTHEUN TEXAS COLONIZATION Co., John Jjlnclcrholm, Mgr., 11O Ulalto JLSUIff,, Chicago. PERSONALS. , Mrs. James L. Gates, of Milwaukee, owns a Bible that was brought over in the Mayflower in 1620. , Mme. Adellna Patti, who was taken suddenly ill in Birmingham, is suffering froin laryngeal catarrh. Mrs. Maud Ballington Booth, wife ef the commander of the Salvation Army', has started on a tour of the Pacific coast. •'--•' • Col. M. Lewis Clark, the racing expert, is going to South Africa to visit ,his brother, Jefferson Clark, who has made a large fortune in mine speculation. ; : •',; Alexander S. "Williams, ex-captain and inspector of the New York police force, has been nominated lor state senator by the Republicans of the Twelfth, New York, district. , Mark Twain, has been quite a prolific inventor. His first patent; taken out in 1871, was a strap for suspending trousers. He has been assignee of quite a number of patents, several of recent date. Gen. Guitierrez, governor of the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, who is now In Atlanta, is one or the richest inen in Mexico, owning valuable farming lands.and mining concessions. .He is commander of the Mexican army. It-is said that the pope is strongly opposed to the proposed visit of .the King of Portugal to Rome, and tried to dissuade the.king from coming to the Italian capital. In Vatican circles it is said that the pope .will refuse to receive King Carlos, who is expected to arrive October 17. : • His LH«t HlisBful thouglit. The organ-blower of 'Pinklebury lay dying; the curate was visiting 1 him. "Would you mind, sir, asking our organist to play the Dead March over me?" asked the sick man. "Certainly ,1 will; Jones," said the"• curate. ' •'.'Thankee, sir, none o' that 'ere tweedledum Bethoven, you know, sin only Handel's." ' "I'm sure he will do it," responded the curate. The old man lay placidly for awhile then exclaimed with. fervor: "How thankful I.be that I shan't have to blow lor him when he plays the loud part at the end." IT BEATS THEM ALL. 'Twenty-four Hours Chicago to Atlanta. . The popular I 'Four Route has, in connection with Me Queen & Crescent and Southern railway,, established a fast schedule -between ChJcigo and' 4tlanta, leaving Chicago 13 o'clock, ,nopn, and arriving in Atlanta at 13 o'clock, nogn, the next day. This is by far the best and quickest time from -Chicago and the northwest to Atlanta and the south. Kencl for time card, rates, etc., to J. C, Tucker, O, P, A., 334 Clark street, Chicago. The United States has produced sine 1848 $1,870,000,000 in gold r ancl $l,or8,OpQ,QUO in silver, aggregating. 3i3iiH9,000,000. Unjoya • , The pleasant flavor, gentle action and soothing effects of Pyrup of Figs, when ip need' of a laxative, and if the father p» mother be costive or bilious, the mpst gratifying results follow }ts nap; so that t{ is the best family remedy known, apd pf pry family should have 'a bottle qn ' Anybody Cwn 0»toli It, The Teacher— Now, who can tqJJ me which travels the faster— heat or gold ? Johnny Uright (pro W ptIy)-Heat, of course, Anybody cap .catch cola. A I'eeeut: muniiur of the Grand Junction News ways; "4f tlie Deoplp who visited Grand Y&luy pu J'uuclt Pay* couia only »f ?»t' «' iii wuuii way rnlim fimrts mi t\\« { U "S U ft wlltw ll)( i'y w , w «ve. U Wa wt WVL "»<>"> waii.viJii.vij to urrujijfa 11% of- fni' 8 SV?? y W" Mlucfl a n tUe,Tira?i4 Yftl' )«• All ihpy jiecrt IB Uw moiiey to ettti'l; tUom tkU w«y, <i'Uw wjinlrt full wye ,»nothpr tu 'get hw." '(M* [$ not uewwnnw' t.tiu, iVl» pxugtjy wli«ri in mnn[ iMi|ii<i>|0nrto in lrjy flays- pf/ $ d$tj,n£ were in ypf uj, two Re ysj- bj coo,ke4 at w fl r]a TWB' TAW*'* Afcfcording IS €k6 ittrtf Ar6 ft6t th* *r«* MldWd. ' "! w«s etrthe loslflg- side dtif Ihg the" latfe fraf," said" ttdgef Blaekehthlp- to & partjjf of vets whd w^fei fighting theif battles o'er again in the corf Idbfs 6f the SoUthefh, "1 belonged to a Mississippi regiment, and the last M6thef*s son 6f us expected to return, hoftte with at least ft dozen yankee scalps dangling at his belt. Our orators had led Us to belifcve that ail we had to do was to shflW oUr« selves and the S'ahks weuld break for tall Umber, 4 Out 1 Colonel was & planter and a small fry politician wha had never seen a real live yankee, and he fully expected to plant our regimental colors on the dome of the national cap- Hoi before We had been out a month. We were eager for the fray, "Just before Grant Invested Donelson we encountered a'scoutlng party of Michiganders. They numbered only about forty, and the colonel took the company to which I belonged and attempted to head them off. They made a hasty scamper for a brush field that was surrounded by a rail fence, and we broke ranks and lit out after them in go-as-you-please order. Every man ol us wanted a yankee and realized that there were not enough to go round. Just as we mounted the fence we, received a volley that laid a score of men out. Before we could recover from our surprise those Mlchiganders were over the fence and at work on us with their sabers and six-shooters. ; We concluded that we had made a mistake—that we didn't want any yankees after all. "The colonel was the first man back tOf camp. Half his left ear had been shot away and he had an ugly saber gash in his shoulder. I helped the surgeon fix him up, arid after we had made him comfortable he turned to the major, who is also an editor,;and said solemnly: 'Yer've been a-tellin' us in yer darned old paper that the yankees wouldn't fight. Dodrat yer measley hide, what do yer call flghtin'?'- The major replied that those.men were westerners, only half yankees. 'Only half yankees!' snorted the colonel. 'Damme if I ain'ti goin' home! If them's only half yankees, I'll just be dad burned if I'm goln't' tackle any whole ones.'"— Ex.' :•.••.•''••• •. " -.•; •• .-•• Dereliction o f tho Now Woman. "Laura," said the husband of the emancipated woman sternly. -•,.. "What is it, dear?" asked the latter in a conciliatory manner, for ; she saw that trouble was coming. , "Laura, in the last three weeks I have given you three letters to mail, addressed to dear papa. What have you done with them?" .... "Mailed them, of course," replied the wretched woman, in a Determination to bluff it out if possible. ' . "Laura," the husband went on, ','that is not true. I received a letter from papa to-day in which he says he has-not heard from me in a mon.th, and anxiously asking if. anything is the matter. Now you have, got those letters somewhere about your clothes if you haven't lost them. I. know just as well as I know that' I am standing here that you never mailed those letters. Now go through your pockets and see if. you haven't got them." The emancipated woman commenced to look through her pockets and soon turned out the missing letters, which she laid on the table, with the remark, "Well, I could have sworn that I put those letters in the letter-box at the corner." The man sneered. "You can't trust a woman to do anything," he retorted. "Hereafter I'll mail my own letters and I won't occupy your very valuble time with such errands. Before you go I want $10 for household expenses. The emancipated woman meekly laid the money down oh the table and went away with 1 the remark that she would leave the office early in the afternppn and come after her husband to take him to the matin'ee.-Jiarper's Bazar, .GASTRONOiyilCAt HINTS. , In tbe early autumn the bon vlvants' fancies lightly turn to thoughts of game. A Welsh rabbit will assist one in keeping awake who ha? tp sit up with a sick friend, ' 1 The abqndance pf peacbep this year WPUld be inpre appreciated ,if they were of a better, firmer quality, Gpod oranges are scarce and expen-. sive, and lemons, as .tp price, jnay be Bftid tp bave gpne up in a ballpen. The Chinese have more ways pf copking, a chicken than we, wltb all pur culinary pbilpspphy, ever dreamed pf. - , • , , Tberja is a pppular impression that a French opok cpuia make a delicious soup out pf an prdinary billiard pa.lj. . Tbp9e tP whppi pears are a fatal fruit seem tP increase. Tberefpre, jobjj n q| uppn tbe Baytlett wbeu it is granite, Ypung turkey } S seaspnable. and pala, table, altbpugb farmers say tbey wpuld be ail tbe better "hardened H p" wjtj, cppley weatber, Apple pies at'a Catskiij'bo-tej are d?r eeritiea as baving a «-'ba.rflwp.pa'fl»Mh/' tbst is ^ gay, a crijst app&reutiy i»ad.s «f th« voni peergia pjne. '\ In bpt water hefpr'e bjtten, ge traok restaurant aaftdwieb le»' Pf'i " " , ,jf-\ r 'j.'* !,-.,". 'jsftc-U'jr*', MOFfE OR LESS HUMOftOUS, She-^-What Is your favwlte IflstfU* ftient? He—Poker'—but 1 never play without notes.—Life's 'Calendar, Physician—HbW did ydu get such a cold? Patient—What has that got to do with yeur business of curing it? It is a condition, not a theory, that cbn- fronts you.—Boston Transcript. A maiden writes*: "Can you tell me how to change the color of my hair (1 which all the young men tell me la red?" Certainly we can. .Get rich; they will then call it golden or auburn.—Erle Messenger. "But Jumpsey drinks so." "He's no worse than Bunker." "Yes, he Is, too." "Not a bit of it. Bunker is half full all the time and Jumpsey la all full half the time. It's an even thing."^tllus- trated Fashion Review. ''- f <^ Dozber—Do you think that constantly wearlng'a hat has a tendency to make a man bald? Jazlln—No; but when a man is bald I've noticed that it has a tendency to make him constantly wear his hat.—Roxbury Gazette. Stlfftns (a neighbor)—Hello, Jones, what you doin'? Laying down a carpet? Jones (who has just whacked his thumb)—No! you blasted idiot—the cav- pet was here when we moved'in, I am just putting the floor under it—Truth. He—Miss Kitty, I've hoard it said that a.kiss without a mustache is like an egg without salt. Is that so? She —Really, Mr. Smoothface, I don't know* I can't tell, for in all my life I never— He—Now, now, Miss Kitty! She—Ate an egg without salt!—Comic Cuts. "Mary, I thought I told you you couldn't have company in the kitchen." "This is only me brother, mum." "Your brother! H'm!" "You see, mum, it's only two minutes since I promised to be his sister, "mum."—Harper's Bazar. Wattso—t don't know but that I rather like this horse. Is it an animal my wife can drive? Halcede—I don't know.' : Watts—You ought to know. You say you raised tho horse. Haicede —Yas, I allowed I did, but I never seen your wife try to drive.—Indianapolis Journal. Awkward. She—Con you tell me who that exceedingly plain man was you were speaking to just now? He—That was my brother. . She (much confused)—On, I beg pardon, I hud not noticed the resemblance. From Now Until Spi-liiK Overcoats and winter wraps will be in fashion. They can be discarded, temporarily, while traveling in the steam heated trains of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. For solid comfort, for speed and for safety, no other Hue can compare with this great railway of the west. ., Fashionable young ladies in Paris, when out on their wheels,aro attended by grooms or governesses who are also on bicycles. The especial attention of our readers is called to the notice in this paper, "Free Fare to Texas." If offers a grand opportunity to secure a home in the garden of prosperous Texas. Read it tor further information. Daniel Scheeue, who, it is said, once saved tho life of the old emperor of Germany lias applied to tho poor authorities of Denver for assistance. 1 could not got along without Piso'» Cure for Consumption. It always cures,—M«B, B. C, MOUJ/TON, Needhara, Mass, Oct. 83 'U4. Wm. Ludlain White, of Jamaica, N, Y., casts a big shadow • for a boy of fifteen years, His weight is SOS pounds. • If the Baby is'Cutting Tootli, De euro and use that old und woll-triod reinody. MRS. WINBLOW'B HOOTHJNO SVJWI' tor Children TcetMng, Nails are not used in constructing Japanese houses. The ports are jojned by an ingenious system of mortising, Full information respecting the best fruit and farm land in Riverside Co., Cal. Address Heroet I^and Co,, Hornet, Cal, • The Empress theater, London, 1ms a stage so Jarge that, therq is space OB it for 0,000 people. Many a man. would' rathw be a dqor» keeper in the legislature than <splM; rails Js tl»e wilds pf thg.poBQb'y forever. 's Wa&io Qgra noire," WftVWitedto t-'Uie ov mcwy jef«|i4eij, 4bl{ Our |lfe is neither (J9mp|ete nor Jje&Ufof Hi it is blended V?ith(;h9 cgrnajpn life of our felfew beings/' ; , . . tlmn anything p|W, JMu tro » Qoid Prppably the biggest -rascals/ are who cioutencHliet ttllthe ragculs belong to one party. •• ..... ,,.-^_ ._ " in the If a mag could run out of debt as as iie paB TUB i.»tP |t Mme^ wpu,ld »Pt be BQ *. . Vanity is a pofsdtt of ' What mafees life toot! Vd.MJebfge 1B1 Ifeto (. , Lenity has almost ill Way...,,.«_»_, Justice on its sldej—Hpsea Ballot ? Get your enemies td'fMd'y^UiCwi^ in order to mend them,«fe"p'y»iifeiM6i is so much like your second iSelfii""*" will judge too much Jik'e 5 Vd'a^l Humanity is divided ' l|io,Vp'i shillings and pence, The pbiint the shilling trade and the pe'ncle' The unconsidered trifles are the farth*'^ ings.—Labouehere. , ,;, ^ In every kind of art there is a of excellence which may be reached)' to speak, by the mere use of one's natural talents. But at the same it is impossible to go beyond' . , unless art comes to one's aid.—Goettie'.' The question is not whether,^ ,r <i " trine is beautiful, but whether it is When we want to go to ft. place, We' ask whether the road leads through,a pretty country, but, whether. It, is', the^ right road, the road pointed out by, tu-;i thority, the turnpike road. 1 -^, Hare. < , , '• ' T',". p _ r ,. I do not think,that we have any,4rj|h' to think of a heaven for others,,mu<* less of a heaven for ourselves^ inJtl_... world to come until w6 are wholly 'determined to make this world a' he¥ * for our fellow men, and are hoping, lieving, loving and working for and its realization, not in a thoL _ or a million years, but in a nearer'"anc^ nearer 'future.—Stopford A. Brooke." "^ God is perfectly powerful becaus'e,h6} is perfectly and infinitely of. use," and. 1 ,'? perfectly gobd because 'he delightBi'jit'-'^ terly and always in being of use, there-.< fore we can become like,.God!onlyj/Jn/ proportion as we-become of • use.J/All^ life, all devotion, all niety. are' 1 ' worth anything—only divine'and like and God beloved—as < ; 'they_ f \areu means to that one end—to'be of use,fi Charles Kingsley. • '" /*",' ' r 1 ' 1 ' •. 'i,' f HisfoRicAt. v ' r' 1 ^ ,.-*r 5 The Gregorian calendar-was adopted V in Great Britain in September, ITliVv the third of that month being called, thefj fourteenth. ' ,' * ;t r !,'-^ Speaking of the visit of Lafayette to;. this country in the winter of 1824-36,-" the American Monthly, Magazine ol Washington says: "It was during these' \ days that George Ticknor,' of Bost'onj"* presented a foreign gentleman to t 'ex-i; President Adams. Politics was a^ta-' booed subject,*but just as^they were to , take their leave Mr. Adams asked Mr.'! Ticknor how the election' was prooeed-r ing in the house. Mr, Ticknor replle.d,; that he understood it depended onitfie • vote of New York. Mr. '.Adams arose, and exclaimed; 'Then God,help us! As boy and man I have known New York politic^ for seventy t years, and, politics have always been among the devil's Incomprehensibilities.'" \vliotittvu imsi ^riser's I t utetvfttg ««a vt^Uwss ) SftPff®?*^^ *^»V*v»*vVvVVvVVVvVV*»fei»*.4.i'i»i,iU^™i_i.i.i.«».-L\ii....Lx.i. l.L,'i: • - ,•

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