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Id=199 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 29 June 1871
ZRO-ASTED .AJEjXVIE The following record of one day's accidents, all from the same cause, viz: the use of inferior Coal Oil, is taken from the Philadelphia Ledger of a recent date: "The alarm of fire, last evening, at 7 o'- pinclr , wqa pruisod-W^w-hm-ntnff nf tllfi dwellingcorner of 16th andJEoplnr, r"«"1t -
Id= 12 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 6 July 1871
The Mokal Lubricator.—-The.great lubricator which niakeEeverything in human ' life run .-without friction^a good temper. " As soon as this.is eshauBtedv the ournah of the human inaciune begin to heat, and wear, and screech,,and the entiro njechanism becomes noisy and xuiaously wasteful of power. "The horse that ' frete* b the ' horse that sweats," is an old saying of horsemen, and is just as true of men.as of horses. The man that allows himsmf to be irritated at every little thing that goes amiss in his business, or in the ordinary affairs of life, is a man that,- as a rule, will accomplish little, and wear out earlyi • He is a man for whom, bile and dyspepsia have a particular fondness, and_fi)rwnora children have a particular aversion. ile~ira~man-with a perpetual thorn in fcis flesh, which pricks and wounds' at the slightest movement; a man for whom life ha3 little pleasure, and the future small hop ^ es. To "keep jolly" under all provo cations, is perhaps a task which only D...
Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 6 July 1871
... A darkey was boasting to a grocer of the cheapness of ten pounds of su gar he had bought at a rival shop. "Let me weigh the package," , said the grocer.-' The darkey assented, and it was two .- 'pounds short. The "colored gentleman"'said:— : "Guess he didn't cheat dis chile much, for while he was gettiu' de sugary I stole two pair of shoes." A lady promised to give her maid 825 as a marriage portion. The girl got married to a man of low stature, and her mistress, on seeing him . Nvas surprised,-arid said: "WeirMary, what a littlo man you have got?" "La," exclaimed -the. girl, "What could you expect for $25 ?" ————i^— I ' : "Tatoes!" cried a darkey" peddler in Richmond, 'glush datracket—you distracts dc -whojjs 1 neighborhood," camefrop a colored woman in a door-way. '"You \ '' kin hear me, kin you?" "Hear you! I kin hear you a mile." "Tha nk God [ for dat'—I is hollowur"to be beard—tatos-?!' - Palace sleepingrcars for hogs are.a novelty on Western Railroads. Each hpg has a...
Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 6 July 1871
A Thrilling Story • \We are indebted to the Portland Argm for the following thrilling story: -: . If we are not mistaken -we have: heard or read somewhere "that truth is stranger than, fiction." An instance strictly, true, has ' come to our knowledge which vividlr illustrates that, and also exhibits with * almost-startling effect, the danger of mob law.- : .. . A young Maine roan, who is engaged in the commercial traveling business for a Chicago house, was recently .traveling out in the far West, when hevcas taken possession of on the train, bf two men who simply informed him that ther were officers' and wanted him, He expostulated, explained, demanded explanations, etc., but all in vain. No one on the train knew Mm, and there were those who did know the officers. All he could get out of them was that he was the man they wanted.— In ' this way he was taken ninety miles into the interior. Upon his arrival He had no longer to remain in ignorance of • lus supposed offence, the ...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 6 July 1871
(Piswlsneoos leading ~ UGLY BARBARA; or, a woman's heart. .' . ,, ' ''Upon my word, Barbara, I think you grpwuglier every dav!" said Ernest Ethcrington cooly, as Ae lighted his segar at the softly shining light beneath the rosecolored glass shade, "and surveyed his tall cousin as he did so, . : Barbara Moyle shrank back as if lie liad dealt her aa actual corporeal blow. Poor Barbara! She had been watchingall day forthe tardy train, to brin^|jib handsome cousin from college. ShoT^ihruai <A her hair so carefully, and seWpflPtfie very prettiest white dress, trimmed with blue ribbons, from her whole scanty wardrobe , because'she had once heard Ernest .say that he liked white, and hung the cor-¦al.drope that Uncle Montague had seat her from India in her ears; and this was his verdict, after all! . ^ "I can't help it !'•' cried Barbara pa* sionately, while every drop of blood in her body seemed to concentrateitself atoned in her burning cheeks. "I know I'm. a great, ugly, g...
Id= 11 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 6 July 1871
Two Honest Men David Davis, one of the earljjrf^itizens of Lewistown, Me., now gone Jo his reward was. a most, excellent vjuaker—a man of unspotted integrity. Sometime be fore his death he went to his son-in-law, A. Wakefield, and said to him: "I hear there is a pasture for sale (naming it) for $100, and I believe I'll buy it.' He bought it, but told the owner it was worth S125, and paid the owner that sum for it ; Shortly after, tne person bf whom Davis bought the. pasture wanted a loan of $4Q, and Davis, .granted him the loan f taking his notefpr that sum. Before long Davis was taken ill, and feeling that it was his last illness, he called Wakefield to his side, and said to him: "I have a note of $40 against A., and I want thee, after, lam gone, to destroy it." Wakefield wondering and asking an explanation, he said: " "Thee knows.I bought that pasture from A., and I didn't pay him; aa much as it was worth, and I don't feel that, he ought to pay me that note." "But" said Wa...
Id= 20 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 6 July 1871
A,nicely dressed young ' ."gentleman entered a barber shop in a somewhat retired portion of the city a few days ago, for purpose of getting shaved. Thetonsorial artist spat oimhe brush and proceeded to lather, when he was stopped by, the horror-stricken customer, who inquired what he meat by spitting on the brush." "Why," said the barber, "ain't you a gentleman?" . "Yes." replied the stranger; "Well," said the barber, "that's the way wer treat gentleman; when a rough comes in, we justjnerely spit on his face.' \ A Boston trader called at a house in Maine some time ago to buy cheese, out when he came to look at the lot, ho con eluded he would, no^ ' . take it-^-it was so ful of skippers. As'ho was going- off the farmer said to hun>jliook here, inister how can I get my cheese down to ^ Boston the cheapest?" Tho trader took anothei look at the cheese, and seeing more and more evidence of its being alive, replied: "Well let it beafowdays or two longer and I guess you ,cah dri...