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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 15 February 1871

fating ffrti gSmtaTj PUBU3HKI) l>Aili--(8- nd »7. 4 Kxcopted n W. Oll.lalS. viirroi. AND PROPRIETOR, Ut 01-H JKuJ ■*___«• -U«hmo_d, V. .„ mnnNAt 1» served by tho carriersi tot. *lr I iiaVri In tho Olty at lt-TT C--T8 ria MOSTB. _Sri»ooi>l-- ,nwr »l' l>B Sl Tall " C, r,! 9 -., va, .1. I'aiPi you Mai-iko.—Three months tl 76; n* I .-..that". 0"i one year $8 00 * r,.. WKF.KLY JOURNAL will he mailed to »übn three mouths for seventy-five otnti; Ola months, Tl 00', ono year, t'i 00. _______ AMUBBMKNTS. _. libliL-MKAT-HG AT fe j It At-SBMULY HALL, J j on Eighth street, near '>':"... Bognlar assemblies ________fc. TIII-HIiAY, THURSDAY. -^45!_W- i: _-_ and SATURDAY NIGHTS ~-. ~ . ,t s o'clock, and MON- _f*X_WS/_*999JB_y i DAY WKOSKSHAY mi.l IM-i_Hs^-=i£_^--' FRIDAY AFTERNOON.-, JME,'" *llj_c^ ADMISSION, with use *'flfe_/-—",/"*■ , ' of Skates 60 cents. Children, under 1J years of an, I 28 rents. A pacings of 12 tickets, $3 00. Ladles will only ho ch...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 15 February 1871

<sve«tttg £tate gouwal II VV GiI,LIS Elrl._*. AUD l»ltr>PEt-Ir>l» ...> ll >!!_ _ali« -tract, Klclimond, V_ WEDNESDAY ETEN'G, FEB. 18, 1871. PKTKRSBURa AOAIM TO TIIK RF.St UK. The Petersburg in-.- having hauled off, for repairs, or something else, that gallant little frigate, the Courier, moves into line with every pail set and every gun shotted. Tho first broadside was poured into the flanks of Moncure Robinson & Co., ytstefday morning. The case iB so plainly stated, and so calmly argued by the Courier, that we havo concluded to devoto our editorial column to its vi.ws, as the very best use we can put them to this evening. Our contemporary says : "The case seems to bo this : The Alexandria and Fredericksburg company have applied to the Legislature for the privilege of building their road directly from Alexandria to Richmond. This application is violently resisted by the Richmoud, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad c...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 15 February 1871

(EwMttft <jstatc journal W-TdNKSDAT EVEN'G, FEB. 15, 1«" • ■FltllT UF tIuTmORNIMG I'KKS Tho Enquirer sayß that while it will all in its power to aid Norfolk and oth Virginia cities, yet it will never conse that one shall be favored to the det ment of others. "We would not r Norfolk of any o! her trado, but w must bo allowed to demand for her sist cities tho opportunities to compete wit i her in an open and fair competitioi That is exactly where we stand. W desire to boo every town and city in Vi ginia prosper and grow in wealth and population ; and we believe that tho introduction of foreign capital, and a good cliics of immigration will have thia effect. We believe also that Richmond is tho heart of the State, and that its healthful condition is necessary to the health of the Stato. Furthermore, we ought not to paralizo one side of the body, that the other may be strengthened, lop off tho right arm, that the left may become more vigorous, or destroy the left eye merely t...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 15 February 1871

♦ * \j~-' ___, WEDNESDAY EVEN'G, FEU. 15, 1871 il'or theSTA.r. .101 B-.1. The \vnipplnß-Po*t. BT D. T. SMITH. Wt.»t a pictar* is ihis just revealed to our view, Which a limner from Tophet most certainly drew : For the brush of an artist who lives on the eirth, Could uerei- bave given su:-h horrors a birth ! Thoro itatds till Tile post, with Its bands aud its chains, Embracing a victim who wiithcs with tb*palns, . That a monster inflicts, who, savage and strong. Applies without nioiry the blood-l.tling throng ! The flesh and th. muscles, in spite of his groans, Are pountlod and hacked till thoy peel from thebonei; While the victim, that God In His own Image maoe, For Justice from man has meat earnestly prayed ! And around him a crowd of poor mortals we see, Who appear tn be holding a grand jubilee ; They dance and exult as the demons are said. To rovel and .bout o'er the tnar.es of the dead I A little bohind then., most calm and serene, A jnlgo oo his bench is enjoying the scene ; Hi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 16 February 1871

Evening £tot* f <mrnal n PDB-IBHED DAI_T-(8-ndayi Kroept-d IT 8. W. G-L.L..8, KDITOH, AND PROPRIETOR. At 9iaj< Main S(r**t, H.I-hmo-.d, V« Th* JOURNAL Is serveil by the carrier* to >i ilr liscrlbers ln the City at Fir-T Cshtb pih Momn nincle copies In wrappers Tumi Cists. Pwci voa Maihro. — Three months $1 It; six. months $3 00: one year t* 00 The WKJtT-LY JOURNAL will be mulled to «nb•crfl.ers three months for seventy.Aye oents; six months, tl OO; P"* l ?"-*. 92 00. A*IUBI-~IE*.T„. -T-ABI.KABX AND STATUARY, U-DIR THE AOSF.CI9 Or MARSHALL I.O.aKNo.I2,KNIOHT-C-PTTHIAB, AT VIROINIA 11A1.1., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY -lar. Ain-issiOK 5° rents. Tickets can be iirocurod from members of the Lodge, and at tha Bookstor* of West k Johnston, fe 16—6t g-iWAtin MASCIIIKRAUK BALL, ~ OF TBI OESANCIVEREIN VIRdTNIA, OH MONDAY, THE 20TI1 OF FEBRUARY, IS7I, AT ASSK.-Illl.V HALT., Eighth Htreet, botwoon Grace and Franklin streets. Preparations have hoen made lo make thin the g...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 16 February 1871

-------_---------_--------------------*-*■ fwning JStatc gouwal B. w <iI l.i, IS Editor aud Prutm-tor. -n \>>*]i M«l.i MHtd li,leli_*_n_i Va THURSDAY EVENING, FEB. IG, 1871. . I J FRANCE. Tho pause in the strife lias given the Freuch peoplo nn opportunity to reflect upon the mildness of renewing it, ami the DlO—lCy of nu immediate re-organization. Without a government, without civil order, without settled industry, she ha nothing to gain even by impossible victories; aud the very hopo of recovering these first elements of national lifo rests upon seeming peaco. All that we can ie.ini of tlio course of public opiuion since the armistice begun, indicates that the French take this view of their own situation, noil mean to agree with their adversary speedily. Beyond this tho news is not decisive. I still remains a question who is to have charge nf negotiating a peace in the name of the French natiou, and who is to reconstruct and govern the new France. T...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 16 February 1871

THURSDAY EVENING, FEB. 16, mil Sufferings of the French Prisoner in Dresden.—The following regarding tho sufferings of the French prisoners nt Dresden, is from a private letter by an American lady, abroad : " There arc but few arrivals of foreigners here this winter, oxcept tho French prisoners, who suffer from the cold to a fearful extent. I refer particularly to the 'common soldiers'—all those in the ranks—as nono are allowed to live in private lodgings. Ther6*"aro many who have been accustomed to luxuries who havo now to endure all the deprivations nnd hardships of I the barracks, mid associate with thu low I and coarse rabble composing a majorily of j tho prisoners. "I heard of ono very young soldier, tho I son of a nobleman, who had not a single companion in tho barracks whero he is I confined, whose father offered twenty Hum- | sand thalers to the government for permission to occupy private lodgings, but it was in vain. There aro twenty-two thousand prisoners in Dresden, and a...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 16 February 1871

THURSDAY EVENING, FEB. 16, 1871. Terrible Tragedy. A horrible murder was committed Tues- I day afternoon at Sing Sing, N. Y. J. Ia I Lexamburger, a Dative of Switzerland, aged 46,regardcd aa a very respectable cithan been paying attention to Ferbara My- I P rs a native of" Germany, about 20 years old. He asked her to bo his wife, and was refused, when ho immediately drew a re- I volver and fired at her. Tlio bullet took I -Afoot in ber right temple and sho was kill- I ed Instantly. Lexamburger then turned I Ihe pistol on himself and fired, tho ball enforing hia head just above tlio nose. Dropping the pistol and picking up a j bread knife, he thou stabbed himself toree I times in the right Bide, but not seriously. He waa arrested and takeu to the police station, where pbisyciaris examined his wonnds and pronounced him in i. dangerous condition. Au inquest was held over the body of Miss Myers, aud a verdict waa given iii accordance with the facts above __ __—... 'Death of a Noted Colo...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 17 February 1871

PDBUBHED DAILY-(Ba__-ya Excepted a. w. gilus, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR, At '.1114.; nail* -treat, -Uehmoad, Va The JOURNAL la served try the currier* to', h elr I kacrlbora in th* Oity at tint OauTs p»r Monro ' tngloopfos In wrapper* Tiirbi OlftTS. ['mo* ion Mailiuo.—Three month, fl T(; blz 11 nt lis $3 00; on* year to 00 I li.- WEEKLY JOURNAL will ba mailed tv «.il • ■oribera three months for eeventy-five cent*; all I ri mt ia, f 1 00; one year, t2 00. AMUSI-IKKNTg. TJt ICHMOND THEATRB. FAREWELL BNOAGBMKNT IN RICHMON» OF 111 CHArMAN BISTERS C. B. BISHOP. MONDAY EVENING, F_n-._ART2nTn, 1871. First time in thiß city of Brougham's B*w an.l Tery {■_■_ auccessfnl burlesque, entitled MUCn ADO ABOUT A MERCHANT 01' VRNIC*. SIIYLOCK, The .low Mr. C. 11. BISHOP LORENZO Miria BLANCHE CHAPMAN BABSANIO Miss ELLA CHAPMAN. TLo porfoi nianco will commence a lth MY PRECIOUS BETSY. Mr. BISHOP aa Mr. BOBTAIL. Sale of seats a ill cemmence Saturday at West _ Johnston's BooVstore. fo 17—St i rpABLEAUX AND ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 17 February 1871

a. W. on. MS Edito* lafef-or-JB-oa. in 1» _»Va ""lain Street, lit, t.iiioiiri V» FRIDAY KVENINO, FEB. 17, 1.71. EDUCATION OF THE COLOREII RACK. No problem, touching the destiny of our country, it moro interesting or moro iml>ort»nt, than that of the mental cultivation, and moral elevation, of the colore, race It naturally cugages the attention of the best statesmanship and highest philantbrophy of the nation. Tho first, great point is, to secure from tho cr..lorcd race itself proper attention to, aid to impart to it, propor ideas of, what ought to be done in the woik of its education. Tho race is yet plastic. It has a natura instinct that knowledge is power, am therefore is worth getting. But it is prom to disregard practico nnd to pursue theory—to seek display rather than solii acquirements. It needs, therefore, Ihe strongest possible impression of the value and necessity of practical studies. The needs of tho State in colored orators, poets and divines, have a fair pros...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 17 February 1871

FRIDAY EYHNINO, FEB. 17, 1871. Mysterious Suicide at a Hotel.— During Tuesday foronoon a gentleman neatly dressed callctl at Crook's Hotel, No. 84 Chatham street, and engaged room No. 114, registering himself as J. L'\ Rhode*, of Brooklyn, He went in and out onco or twico, and then remained invisible, though no notice was taken of Ihe matter until ycslorday afternoon. Yestetrl iy morning another gentleman called at thhotel, and whilo inquiiing for Mr. Rhodes, stated that ho was his brother. When directed to bis room, he went thoro nnd endeavored to rouse tho occupant, but receiving no response to bis summons, left the hotel and returned again at noon. Then, as the room door appeared lo bo fastened on tho inside, and no response was made to tho repeated knocks of the stranger, ho appealed to tlio porter, who opened the door, and found Mr. Rhode* in bed, closely covered up. When the hed-clothes were pulled down Rhodes was discovered to bo quito dead. In his hand was a bottlo, labeled ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 17 February 1871

(fereninfl .ftate joarnat. FRIDAY EVENING, FEB. 17, 1871 Middle Tennessee Lawlessness A MOIt RESCUES I'RISONEKS FROM OFFICERS OF THE LAW. [Fr.ra Ihe Nashville Union and American.] On last Wednesday a puty of Revenue ofliciitls and suldiora lult Nashvillo on a raid, and having returned to the city, wo liave obtained from them the following startling information : On Wednesday list, Captain Gavett, of the ri-vemio department, and Captain ll.fitly, depot* United State? Marshal, accompanied by Lieut. Whitcall and a small Hjuad of Uuited States soldiers, went from Nashville to Franklin county, Term., for the purposo of arresting Jessee At ledge (former member of tho Constitutional OonveatiOD) and others, for alledgcd violation of the rovenuo laws by illicit distilling. The distillery of Mr. Arledgo is situated about nine miles southwest of Decherd, in Franklin county. Tho party proceeded to the MUdetMM of Mr. Arledge and arrested him ; they also arrttsted Stephen Whitsou and Thomas Cowse...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 18 February 1871

€ve«tofl ftate gwmwl. IBUBUEO I)AI_Y-(~-r.d».- Excepted n B. W. OILLIB, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR, 91!»J_ Malm _tr««t, Richmond, V_ IS JOURNAL I- served by tho carriers to h alt \ -rlbors ln the Oity »t *i"T Oii-td pjr Moiiih. ig!e copies In wrapper- Tnai- O-nt". jcs yon M~_-~o.—Threo months tl 76; six tin $3 OOj one year 16 00 „ wkkki.v JOURNAL will be mailed to ■-_- ware three moiil.li- for sovo.ty-flve rents; ilths, SI 00; one yeur, $?. 00. AfIIUSBUHKNTS. II ICHMOND TIIKATRB. KAItI.WF.t.I. ENGAGEMENT IN RICHMOND OF TIE CHAPMAN SISTERS aud c. b. bishop. MONDAY EVENING, Fe"Bua»t2oth, 1871. Fir»t timo in this city of Brougham'■ new ami very siiccesstul burlesque, eulille.l MUCn ADO ABOUT A MERCHANT OF VENICE. BUTI.OCK, The Jew Mr. C. B. BISHOr. 1.0K8N7.0 Miss BLANCHE CHAPMAN. BABSANIO Mis- ELLA CHAPMAN. Tito porfontianco will commence wllh MY PRECIOUS BETSY. Mr. BISHOP a* Mr. BOBTAIL. Pale of scats will commence, S.lnr.lay at Wost - Johnston's Bookstore re 17—3t •j-ABLEAUx7ni77ta.UARY, ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 18 February 1871

<&vtmw% £tntc journal is w. UI.-_IS Editor and PaonuiToß >.. y ■•t\' l -**l,i -Street, ulclnnenil, Vt. SATURDAY EVENINU, FED. 18, 1871. THE UNION I.KAGUK. iho National Executive Committer' nf the Union League of America held a meeting in Philadelphia on Thursday, at whirli a .series nf resolutions were prcseuted favoring universal amnesty, as soon as tlio same can be effected ; endorsing the eflbrts being mado throughout tho Ud'iou to elevate the worliitiomeo by mcaus of labor unions ; favoring a judicious reform in our system of revenue, whereby the necessaries of life may bo imported free of tax ( and calling upon tho Republican party to stand by Ihe administration of General Grant. Tho resolutions were warmly discussed, and eloquent speeches were delivered by ex-Governor William A. Newel!, of New Jersey ; Governor Geary ; W. A. Cook, of tho District of Columbia; William V. Alexander, of New York; and James Buchanan, the Stato Secretary of New Jer...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 18 February 1871

FEB. 18, 1871 , mil" lo Ilea Home.*' 1 -norablo Chic by tho hand nf o to tho world ; forever, while so many year* i inspiration of with tho consod a desire to lallad of "Old | Btrcars of his ! power to call Is of tho grave ig. The wish to Miss Cary, lo anything in ng current of nan or jurist, ing tho conrso co of Judge onco ushered nuch of Intel* Bickering out nknown herein panimont of ralto voice in awn upon tho she had sung o Intensity of If, sho again ii tho vcneradrinking her it her whole is which gave to giant intel- j isiled tho most m had ceased, ly ex press his lifie.d I desire rhim "Horn. c gifted artist request, hut and choked d to loavo the as one of the pisndes that of departing —'— [ew Vni'k excrnoon while ■ii playing on ORte Whito1, and two of lied into the the boys obi, scrambled leaving their st becoming i young lady I . catastrophe gUinco. She i hot-hous-; ran down on to tlio boys exhausted — ropo. This ;orous effort, I ded in landis no doubt I lioso namo is hus pro...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 18 February 1871

tUTURDAY I_VI.NING,FEB. 18, 1871. An Invalld'a Ple». Alice Cary spent her last weary summer in New England, and there ahe wrote the following beautiful linea: O summer! my beautiful, beautiful summer I 'l look in thy face, and I long so to live; Jlut, ah! btit tlmu room for an idle newcomer, . - I With all things to take and nothing- to give . With all things to take of thy dear loving kindness, Tha wine of thy sunshine, the dew ot Ihy air* And with tmHiing to give but the deafness anil blindness ... Begot in Ihe depths of an niter despair 7 As if Ihe gay harvester meant but to screen her, , The black spider sits in her low loom ana A lesson of trust to the tender-eyed gleaner That bears in her brown arms the gold of Iho sheaves. s _____ I The blue-bird that trills her low lay in tbe bushes, Provokes from the robin a merrier gwe ; The rose pays the sun for his kiss with her blushes, And all things pay tilhes to theo-all things but mo 1 At even tho fire flies trim with their glimmers...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 20 February 1871

tf wntag £tiU gmml FOBMBHKD UAIIiT-(Bnnd»ys Kicepted IT it. w. an.L.lß* EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR, At PIAH Main Straat, Blehmoßd, V» The JOURNAL In served by the carriers to h elr heorllKiri in .the City »t Fiftt Cikts rin Month. single copies In wrappers Tnnxi Ckrtb. Prioi Ton Msruivo.— Three months $1 7b; ill months $3 00; one year IS w •Die WEEKLY JOURNAL will be mailed to ntsorjboni three months for seventy-five cento; sii months, tl 00; one year, $2 00. KECTURK9. T nTOKt BY the greet Canadian Humorist and Orator, at the RICHMOND TIIHATRE, on tho ntght or the 7tu i»n 6tb OF MARCH, under the auspices of "UNDINE TEMPI.B OF HONOR." PRICE* OF ADMISSION.—Dress Circle and Orchest™, fiO cents; Parquotte, Family Circle and nailery, 25 cents. NO EXTRA CHAKU X FOR RESFRVKD SFATrReserved sc-ts row (or s.ilo at Mo'srs. West A Johnston's hook store, Main street, fa 20 -4tMWF4B AfIITSKMKNTS. -piCIIMONII THEATRE. FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT IN RICnMONB OF THE CIIATMAN SISTERS j AXD ; C. B. BISHOP. MONDAY ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 20 February 1871

tfwaittg £tatr journal II W Bits Is IB Ersiion aud PnorßrnToß »r> o.'s;.j Mala street, luciiniona, v» MONDAY EVENING, FEIi. 20, 1871. 11 1. 1 •» cial efforts, to eflect, as tho heading has it, l "Uepenl of tbe Internal Revenue System— Reduction of tho Tobacco Tax—State j Rights." The occasion nnd intent; of his speech was offering and advocating a substitute for the bill abolishing income tax, which stlSaUtaln reads:—"That all acts i siiid parts of acts establishing tho department of internal revenue, and providing lor the collection of internal taxes, be, and tho same aro hereby repealed, except so much thereof at provides for Ihe issue aud ssli! of stamps upon writings." Section 2 simply pttrfrdos that "such stamps shall be kept for sale by all deputy postmasters, and that this act shall take effect on the There is a sublirao simplicity about this substitute, which iuduced us to look over the arguments adduced in its fivor ; but careful stuily only developed tho fact th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 20 February 1871

(Bmim Stete journal MOnday Evening, Feb. 20, 1871 iiiportlonment ot* Member* • tfenernl Assembly, itteo of twenty-four have ollowing plan of apportionloplion by the Legislature a question of time, ami wo ish it for the information of The Senate plan iv substanparod by Senator I'cnn, and utse, with slight alterations, ly Mr. Guy, delegato from TnE SENATE. Elections in November, IS7I. lexandria, Fairfax and Prince senator*. peper and Madison, 1 senator. Goochland and Powhatan, 1 i Henry, I senator. | senator. | mator. ! ity and Henrico, 3 senators. Lunenburg and Brunswick, 1 I'rinco Gcorgo and Surry, 1 i Jrcencvilleand Sussex, 1 senalty Rnd Portsmouth, 1 senator. 1 Caroline, 1 senator. j and Queen and King William, I llarke and Warren, 1 senator. and Pago, 1 senator. j enator. t loanoke, Botetourt and Page, yson and Wythe, 1 senator, id Buchanan, 1 scsnator. sssell, I senator. Election in November, 1873. 1 Happahannock, 1 senator, itsylvania and Louisa, 1 scnanl Urcenc, 1 senator. , A...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily State Journal — 20 February 1871

$mk% Sr tatr journal Monday Evening, Feb. 21, 1871 been si Is ir.l ilr.nker nnd a cruel husband ; lis! beaten his poor wife until she had : I •mis.' rued to it. "But," said he. v iv moment I signed the pleslgo, I thought of my wife—what would my wife say to tin's ? Strange that I should think of my w'fe the first thing, but I did ; and as I was gi'ing homo 1 said to myself: Now, if I go homo and tell her all of a snihlen that' 1 havo signed the pledge, •he'll faint away,or sho'llupand do something, iiinl I must break it to her by degrees. Only think of it I Why, the night before I'd have knocked ber down, just as like as nut, if she hadn't looked to please me; anil now I am planning to break good news to her for fear it, would upset A-s near as I could gather from what he told use, be found his wife sitting over tbe mibers, waiting for him. As he came in- j to the bauae, be said : "Nancy, I think "Why, I think 1 shall—that is—l mean to —to—Nancy, I mean " ''What's the matter, Ned 1 ...

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