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iEducational Notes from Northern ' ¦"' . " Texas [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
iEducational Notes from Northern ¦ . Texas A man is judged by his dress and address goes the old saying , and it is very -true . Education of some kind is necessary to make either produce a good impression . Perhaps the farmers need that education as much as any class . Education for them does not necessarily • consist in a college or university course , but ability to read and write intelligently , add a store bill- or figure the interest on a -note . He ought also to have some knowledge of the composition of soils , and the . adaptability of different crops to them .. Very many learn that by observation . The amount of ignorance among . the ¦ young people here is amazing . Some may say this is due to poor schools , but that is not the-main trouble . They know . nothing , and care to know less . Especially is -this true among renters , of whom -there are many . Cotton may be- blamed for a . large amount of the indifference to-learning . ; At least it is one . of the causes . The pi...
What is-Success in . Life ? [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
What is-Success in . Life ? • fat ? aspiring youth who is not willing to • SSL Bec ? , n . d Pace I would cite Emersons * Mw » , ° d , 8 contented man , if there-is anyone &gt; ° u Want , pay the price and take it ? aiWn-f a T ase , beginner I would add , look «!* wJ ^ nd / e l what P e ° P Ie in general have • more ? n asl £ y ° urself - *&gt;&lt;&gt; I deserve iJ ^ Va \ S ™ eiLto , the lotion , What is average *»™? f I t 0 be found by summarizing the • earnings of workers in this country . ¦ erR f r £ ™ &amp;/ £ 6 rfey E en clerks and book-keep-aSf &amp; ^ P * 0 -- * 100 ayear - The soo-ow -IS onn em Ployes -average ? 60 a month . The of flor , „ g , ? 7 ernment employes , excluding heads mnnti ? ™ nts . recei * T e from $ 80 to $ 150 a ~ ™ Z ^ y ? n Sn ^ ew York few professional ^• t ^ mor . 6 fhan a competence . The averanrt S S f d . Scio rs and dentists is $ 1 , 000 , ieJ ; B £°° t 0 , ? 1 500 ftat ° f lawyers . Colicto % K • Sor...
Two of a Kind [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
Two of a Kind Patrick-OMars , a private in the . 9 th regulars , went to the colonel of his regiment and asked for a two weeks leave of absence , says the St . Louis Kepublic . The colonel was a severe disciplinarian ,. who did not believe in extending ; too many privileges to i his men and did nothesitate in using a subterfuge in evading the granting of one . Well , said-the colonel , what do you want a two weeks furlough for ? i Patrick answered : Me woif . is very sick , and the .: children , are not well ,. and * if • ye didnt mind , ; she would like to have nie home for « a few weeks to give her a . bit-of assistance . The colonel eyed him for a few minutes and said : Patrick , I might grant your request , but I got a letter from your wife this morning saying that she didnt want you . home ; that you were a nuisance and ; raised the devil whenever you are there . She , hopes I wont letyou have any . more furloughs . That settles it . I suppose I wont get the furlough , then ? s...
An Energetic North Carolina Woman [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
An Energetic North Carolina Woman When it comes to real hard work there are few women . ( or men , either , for that matter ) in Burke-county of her age . who , can keep their end up with Mrs . Ri- J : -Epley , who lives on what is known as the Michael Pearsen , place , near Tennessee . Mrs . Epley is nearly seventy years of age , and during the past season , with an ox as her only assistance , cultivated about twelve acres of land , on which , she raised about 150 bushels of porn , 26 bushels of yams , 5 *^ bushels of beans and 1 a- large quantity of Irish . potatoes ,. cabbages and smaller truck , in addition to doing all her own housework and caring for an invalid husband .- If the loafers hereabouts would exhibit one-half of the industry of this old ¦ - lady - the . , eleemosynary : class would be greatly diminished . —Morganton . IN . O . ) Star . , » i &gt;
PUZZLE BOX . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
PUZZLE BOX . 230 . —DECAPITATION . Without me city , never rose , Nor would men And secure repose ; Behead me , and-a stream I flow , Through northern England s moorlands low , Again behead me and I am Just what my whole Is unto man . • ,. 237 . —ENIGMA . Sly whole consisting of 42 letters is a wellknownproverb . My 22 , 24 , 13 , 18 Is a garment . My 30 , 40 , 7 , 10 , 12 Is an article of furniture . My 29 ; - 30 , 6 , 5 Is a- part of the body , My 20 J . 3 ; 27 , 31 , 34 ,. 28 is a head-covering . My 2 , , , 4 Is a word of command . My ^ l ; 1 , . 14 we must do or die . My 15 ; 16 , 17 , 19 -ia a brave person . My 33 , 38 , 42 ,-41 means-ascent . My 8 , 9 , 35 , 30 is food . My 23 ,. 26 ; , 37 is- a pronoun . My 32 , 31 , 1 , 25 , 11 is herbage . 238 . —HIDDEN FURNITURE . 1 . I understand that you saw Henry yesterday afternoon . 2 . He is not able to manage the affair . 3 . The stover was not as good this year • as last . • 4 . He strove hard for the position of-chair-man . 5 . Th...
Page 29 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
1 ) 0 YOII WKH to be brought into direct touch with the Abies ., avrv ¦ x , u TT ioiI writers and the Ripest Thinkers ? If so then THE LIVING AGE is to you a necessity . It reproduces , as no other magazine does , the latest utterances of the highest British and Continental authorities , French , German , Spanish , Italian , Russian , etc ., upon questions of international politics and the freshest contributions in every field of literature , Science , Investigation , Travel , Discovery , History , Art and Biography , with Fiction and Poetry , A WEEKLY MAGAZINE OF CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE AND THOUGHT , FORMING FOUR LARGE VOLUMES annually , aggregating about 3 o 00 octavo pages . It alone , among current magazines , has the space to present with Completeness and Freshness all . that is of immediate interest , or of solid , permanent value in Foreign Periodical Literature . PRACTICAL AND POPULAR , it appeals to all intelligent readers . Published Weekly at 86 . 0 © a year , postpaid . ...
That Small Boy [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
That Small Boy He looked warm and dazed , and was plainly laboring under intense excitement . Meeting a friend he pulled him hastily to one side , and said brokenly : I say , old man , lend me ten , wont yon ? Want to buy a bike . Sounds funny , doesnt it , trying to borrow money to buy a wheel ? But-this is a case where it is cheaper to buy ai wheel than to pay rent . ; No , I am not crazy . Know that girl I am going with ? Went down there yesterday . Thought I would create a good impression , so I hired a wheel . Dealer had ia new idea . Had them fitted out with cyclometers and you paid by the mile . Struck me right where I lived . Girl was only a mile away and thought I could save money . Beached the girls house in great shape . Found the whole family on the porch . Saw at once I had created a good impression . Modestly admitted that the wheel was mine , and pointed out the good points . Explained to her two small brothers how the cyclometer worked . Awful mistake ! Those two you...
Buffalo Bill's Name Appropriate [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
Buffalo Bills Name Appropriate A lively little story of hunting is told by Buffalo Bill in The Voice . A herd had been sighted . from camp , and the famous ranger at . once jumped on his horse in quest of fresh meat , of which he and his companions were in great need . - - While I was riding towards the buflaloes , I saw five horsemen froui : the fort , who were evidently going out for a chase . They proved to be newly arrived officers—a ; captain and his lieutenants . Hello , my friend , sang out the captain , I see that you are after the same game that we are ! Yes , sir , said I . They scanned my cheap outfit very , closely , and , as my horse looked like a work-horse , and had on only a blind bridle , they evidently considered me a green hand at hunting . Do you expect to catch these buffaloes on that Gothic steed ? laughed the captain . I hope so by pushing hard enough on the reins , was my reply . Toull never catch them In the world , my fine fellow ! said he . It takes a fast...
A Long and Short Sermon , [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
A Long and Short Sermon , Many a time in our boyhood days we could have sworn we were listening to the longest sermon ever preached . And ,. as for short iermons—none of them was short , if the testimony of ; the average small boy be accepted . Nearly two hundred years ago ; however , they preached much longer than they do to-day . Says the Saturday Evening Post : The longest sermon on record was preached by the Rev . Isaac Barrow , a Puritan preacher ef the seventeenth century ,, jwho once , delivered a sermon in Westminster -Abbey , lasting three hours and a half ; and the shortest sermon ever preached was perhaps the sermon which Doctor Whewell was fond of repeating from the text , Man is born unto trouble as the sparks fly upward . •¦ :. The sermon occupied barely a . minute in delivery ? -the , following being a verbatim report : I shalldivide ^ the discourse into three heads : . 1 , Mans ingress into the world ; 2 rhis prog ress through the world ; 3 , his egress out of the wo...
BUT THE BEST . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
BUT THE BEST . - If you want the best low . down wagon you should 1 ibuy . the Electric Handy Wagon . It Is the best because It Is made of the best material ; the best broad tired- Electric Wheels ; best seasoned white hickory axles ; all other wood parts of the hest seasoned white oak . The front and rear bounds are made from the best angle steel , which Is neater , stronger and In every way bet- . ter than , wood . Well painted In red and varnished ! . Extra length of reach and extra long standards supplied without additional cost when requested . This wagon is guaranteed to carry 4 , 000 lbs . anywhere . Write the Electric Wheel Co ., Box 81 , Qulncy , Illinois , for their new catalogue which fully describes this wagon , their famous Electric Wheels and Electric Feed Cookers .
Page 30 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
WE WANT A WOMAN of energy and ability In every county ; a business woman who expects to . devote all her time to business and is not satisfied with half-work and half-pay , but Is willing to do good work and wants good pay . Address F . E . Marsh &amp; Co ., 904 Masonic Temple . Chicago , 111 .. HOMES— = ^ *«. SUNNY SOUTH MILD AND HBAXIHI CMMATE , Good water . Cheap Lands . For free catalogue of South-Side Virginia and North Carolina larms . Excursion rates , dates ; , etc ., apply to t . M . THAYER , Beal Estate Agent , Woodburn , Person County , North . Carolina .
Page 30 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
HOT AIR AND STEAM BATHS Can be token in any room by the use of Boblnson s Bath Cabinet -which Is the greatest blessing that canbe bestowed upon a , family living In thecountry or In a country town . It Is a bathroom , and health protector and preserver . This cabinet is not a cheap affair to be pulled over * tho haad . butagennlnecablnet ; It has a door to open and step into ,, can be heated beforethe bath , and used as a cooling room after the bath , and when not lni use can be folded intosix incbosjDf space . A , -fine heating apparatus * goes with each cabinetfree of charge . For 5 cents you can take a , Turkish or Vapor bath- - — - ——— in your own home .. Price , $ 5 . 00 ¦ rYou can-treat any ailment Just as successfully as at any hot springs . You can not afford to be Without thiB cabinet , it wlU make you clean &lt; and make you healthy . Positively guaranteed to cure La Grippe , Bhenmatlsin , Neuralgia , Blood , Liver , Skin andl Kidney diseases . Our cabinet Is a Bat...
Women Great Men Marry [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
Women Great Men Marry Byron married . Miss Millbank to get money to pay his debts . It turned out a bad bargain . Eobert Burns , married a farm girl , with whom he fell in love while they worked &lt; together in the plow-field . Milton married the daughter of a country , squire . He was an austere recluse , while she was a rosy , romping country lass that could not endure the restraint imposed upon her ; so they separated . Subsequently , however , she returned , and they lived tolerably happy together . Queen Victoria and Prince Albert were cousins , and about the only examples ; in the long line of English monarchs wherein sincere affection existed . Shakespeare loved and wedded a farmer s daughter . Washington married a woman with two children . It is enough , to say that she was worthy of him , and they lived as married folks should—In perfect harmony . , John Adams married the daughter of a Presbyterian clergyman . Her father objected on account of Johns being a lawyer—...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 12 January 1899
i _ -wuiie ( at the close of Christmas Day ) — Maw , didnt you say thatj Santa Claus ionlv brought presents to good boys ? ffiier- # es , dear . Willie- Well , If S -Santa Claus thinks all . of , the , fellers jhe brought presents for are good boys somebody has told him : . an . awful story . —- Judge . . . ,- ; j . •* . » ¦¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ : ¦• ¦ -: 1— Female Diseases : and the Piles . . . ¦ I I have found a very simple remedy . that Is a positive cure for all female diseases , and the piles . - It never falls and I wlU gladly send a free box to every -, sufferer ; Mrs . C . B . Miller , Box 05 , Kohomo , Ind . . • ? »» . .. ,.: - —Charles H . Coster , a junior member ^ of the celebrated banking firin of J . Pierppnt Morgan &amp; Co ., is a director , In no less than fifty-nine different corporations ,, some j of them being among the most important i in this country . FKOM THE PACIFIC COAST—Mr . H . h . Howard , Loomis , California , reports the following Incident : I was sick t...