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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 28 July 1900

I - SATURDVVTJULY, k8 l-.?o OLD GLORY IS THERE. Where flles not the Hag that our fHtbers unfurl'd In the heat of the struggte that Martled the world? Wftere the drums bent the churge and the r<>d-coats went down. And Llberty won ln the fall oT a crownT Where waves that proud baiiner whieh Washington set Aa ? slgn ln tha heavens that Right tri umpha yet. A? a Bymbol of honor, the prtde of the free Who btand 'neath Its toUis on the land and the aea? O? stand where the peaks ln their majeaty glow And the sun ever shlnes on their garments of snow. Go watch the dark waters that ceaselessly roll And whlsper the tale of the far-away Pole; Aye, stand for a time 'neath thepltlless aky Where the ahlpa of the Arctlc drlft. Ico laden. by; What ls that wavlng free on the cold. cut tlnar air? Tls a banner of beauty?Old Gk>ry ls there! Go South where <he 8un b? hls znajesty BsBBBBB On the gold of the orange, the green of the pincs? Where the clear water run rhrough a lum mer-dad world....

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 28 July 1900

a> i a- ? : ?? i -aa i , i PubllsheU every Patorday by John Mit-bel r.. atSll North Fourth Btreet. JOHN MITOHELL, JR., EDTTOrt. All commnnicatlons mtend eo ror publlcatlon ahonld be* sent so aa to reach oa by We?anesdav.t"___^ th. ' TKRM8 IK ADVANCE. Aaa Copy, one year,._._tl 30 Ons Copy,eight mouths.?.~. 1.08 One Copy, ala months.?...80 *ne Copy, four montha.60 Dne Copy, three montha..40 jpy, thi Copy, ?anslle Copy_. .66 ADVERTISING RATE8. Por one lnoh, one lnsertlon.J) |o Por one lnoh each subaequent lnsertlon... X Por two lnches, three months,._?.?.. s 00 Por twolnohea, alx months. 1000 Por twolnehea, nine mon ths. 14 00 Por two lnches, tw*slve months. S0 00 Marriage aad funeral notiee**. 60 -ttandlns and translentcotlcea per line. 10 POSTAGE STAMPS OP A I .NOMINATION KIGHEB. THAN TWO CENTS >OT RECEIVJJD "*tN SUBSCRIPTIONS. I-BPlasbt la iasued weekly. The aubecrlp ico priee la $1.60 a yeer, in advance. There are rocs wavs by which money can be jant by mail atour rlsk?ln a P...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 28 July 1900

SATURDAY JULY 28, 1900. L Bensational Testimony in the Trial gw. of Caleb Powers. THE THEEATS OF JOHN POWEES. S?? Wltaeas Swore That HeDeclared He Wonld Be Wllllnajr to Klll Goe-> t?el, aad Aaother neard Him Say tke Deaoerat Wonld Not B? Seated. Georgetown. Ky., July 25.?Yester? day was the most eventful day of the ?rlal of Caleb Powers, charged ?with complicity ln the Goebel ehootlng, alnce the hearing of the testimony be gan nearly two weeks ago. The tes? timony was nearly all corroboratlvev Among the posslbilltles for the wit Xiess stand today are Robert Noaks, whose cros8 examlnatlon was suspend ^d last Saturday, F. Wharton Golden and McKeuzie Todd. the latter private ?ecretary to Governor Taylor. It was definltely Btated last nlght that Henry Youtsey will not be placed oa the aond. Among yesterday'8 wltnesses was Mlss Ella Smith, of Barbourvilie. She told of a conversation betweea Joha Powers and heraelf on Jan. 16. They were regretting the Colson-Scott tragedy, whieh happen...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 28 July 1900

?a SATURDAY, 1ULY 28, 1900 COURTED BY SIGNS. ton Ceaple Who Ne*-er Spolce ta Bach Other Tntll They Stuod Before tbe Altar. ra* LA marnage took plaee in Bost-on the iher evening. tha parties to whieh had BftSTer spoken until a few minutea fe fore they stood befor? the rlergyman ?who pronounced them mari and wife. They had been courting for nearly three months, at that. and they were ?both in full posseaaion of the faculty of apeech. One day in Mareh last a young wom am employed in one of the departmant atores and a young man holding a alerkship in a music atore engaged [.okii.; . '..;.v. r.ut arcnue and Un'oa (Park Btraat respeetively, aad that aight, aittlng at the windewe of their i lodgings, aaw eaoh ethar ecross the expacaive courtyard fot the firat time. Por aeveral nigate taev enjejed ench ?ther'a preaarce la t adla&t aar.ner. JLater on the young tnanaeamowlcdged tha lady's presence with a bow. whieh waa raturaed with a amila. Than be gan the odd aad unique courtthlp. The i...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 28 July 1900

FAMINE SHADOWED INDIA. BY EDWARD S. HUME. For Twenty-five Yeara an Ameriean Resident ot Bombay. ' Having juat returned from Indla. I have read the accounta of the famine 10 Ameriean papers. I bave aeen the plctures. I ha-e seen the conditions ln the famine dlatrlcts. and I can aaaurc you that tbe actual atate of affairs Is much more terrible than paluted or plctured. And the worst of It is that. even lf tbe June ralna are entirely favorable. no rellef can be expected till the cron Is gathered lu October. Famine photograpbs frequently repreaent half atarv ed and dying.peraona lylug on the atreet or in aome fleld. They are poor but seJf re8pecting people. who have never been the objecta of publie charlty riUNGER KILLED WOMAN. and bave refused to go to famine relief ramps until at Inst death has stared them in the face, and untienrable dlstress hns driven them out in search of belp. Weary and hungry. they have laid themselves down to rest and have died before wnking. Not long t>efor...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 28 July 1900

?\_-T SATURDAY. JULY 28 190C HISTORY OF THE 25tb U. 8. INF'Y (Continued from Firat Page.) iams, G. now sergeant L, eame u ear drowmrg, his rare presenee of mind taving him. BBIKPOBCBO THBTROOPS. The regiment marched to Dacquire ard on June 4.h was aent out with the 8td Brigsde. 2d Division. Lawton't, ui der C ol. Miles of tbe lst Infantry to rein'oroe tbe lst, 10th Cavalry acd Boush Bidera; but cwing to a bsd Cu? ban guide went wrecg, and arxived af? ter the fight waa ever. On July lst, tbe regiment marohed on El Caney, cccupjing the left cen? ter >n plain view ol tbe enemy. It was frem this rosition tbe now fsmous Sergesnt Smith said ihe enemy re treated from the Fort to the town or El Caney and amid ,bia entbusia.m gave a yell snd cbarged. followed by tbe whole lire. Ihe Spanish haatily retresttd and the Amer<eans eharged right up to the breast works and took ________ The engagement eoat, one tffieer aad seven eniisted men killed and sev? en wounded. On the 2nd of Jaly the r...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

t< VOLXVll ISO 33 RICHMOND VIRGINASATURDAT AUGUST 4 1900 PRICE 5 CE.N TS TBE FOOLISH LITTLE OALF. A aalt that was hid in the bushes one dar By its loving and painataking dam, *fV as eautinned by her to keep still and to staj Ont of sight and ss dumb as a clsm. Then forth tc* the bustle of this busy life She turned her attention and feet. And soon she was lost in the hubbub and strife Of the mart on the denae erowded atreet. Then eame forth a butaher in quest of some veal. For his eustor-aer's fare the next day, And he wanted a calf that was fat aa a seal, And a good priee was willing to pay ; He ealied on the n.aattr of our little ealt That had bean ccneealed in the wood, Whose dam (simple ereatuxe,) thought she ooulcl now laugh, Aa her oalfie in no danger stood. The calf had been told by ita dam o'er and o'er, Not to eome out from where it was hid, TJnless 'twas in answer to her well known low? For dire be ite doom if it did. The master. well know ing the trieks of the cows, In ...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

SATURDAY, AUG 4, 1000 JUSSIONS AND LIQUOR TRAFFIC atow the Work of (hc Oar Ilan Been , Retarded b.r tho rieudlsh Work of |*b** Other, The drink evil whieh has in Christian lands prown up i:i Mpite nm-T dHlance of the ministration* oi th<* Qospal. and beneath the full Ught of Scripture truth, and has become the preateet etirse of these lands, aad the greateat -hrndrance to the work of the chureh. Sa found to be as great n curse in heathen lands am: tlie greatest Itarrier "to the sueeess of 1 lu< Goapel among "the heathen, and for this. Btrang*c as it a-aay appe-nr, those natioi:--- that seek to **Chrlstiani:*e th? heathen are largely ^responslble for the fntroduction and ^erpetuation of tlie drink evU. Wliat are the faets? Strange as it may Erem. the Brah tninieal, Ruddhist and Mohamm^dan jsteligions, cousidered as{*a*raa ar.d false ?ellgiors. absohltel* prohibil tha rnan -afacture. aala aad use of intoxicatlng drinks. the ********* of nations and. re ligions: while by nations ...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

'I!""-*"" SATUKDWAUG. 4. l ,_i ?404>_^0?H5<S<?-*0 ? _- | -o | CkjNJ* _.?-<_? i | HER LADYSH1P 1 ?><KJF<K$>CKi>Ov.-a-i>o. _ii o *OiOia:Otw HER LADYtsHIP won her ranie be? cause of a certjiiu touch of dig? i_i.y evident when Hhe presfced her ten toes to the Poor andl stood' erect in her -flannelvtte bedgown waiting for her X-ightly dismissnl. Then her wispsof hair were worked into "can dle ends" and drawn away from her wonderful white ears, and ehe held fast in her bosom an<l> lav ished her love on a hideous Indian ma hogany doll, which she called, "Katie's ?dreflful black baby." She was a born woman, standing three feet one; a Turk, a Terror andla _*yrant; a delicious lapful, and) aged three yeara. Katie's deda wns an underwriter in Cort.hili. Fitting initials under ships' names on slips of paper day by day -seemed, in abstraet. a aimple euough thing to do. Yet he had st r\ed many toilsonte yinrs that he might sit No. __ in a marine underwriting-ro...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

Tubllshed every Saturday toy Jobn Mlt*he. t., at 811 North Fourth Street. JOHN MITOHELL, JR., EDITOr.. 411 communieatlons lntenoed for publieation -ahould be* sent so as to reach ua by Wedneedav._C_____.__. . TBRMS IN ADVANCE. _*?e Copy, one year._.41. *"_kae Copy, eight mot.tha..._ 1.0? ?One Copy, alx montha.8C r? Copy, four month!).60 . ?ne Copy, three montha,._. 4C '?Imgle Copy,-.]<* ADVKRTISING BATES. .Ver oae lnch, one Insertlon...._.^....^^.._._$ at ??.*.rone lnch each aubeequentInsertlon... ST >f_'r twe inchea. three months,.._. 6 W -*ar two lnehea, alx montha. 100C '*"-?r two inchea, nine montha. 14 Ot <T-<r two lnches, twelve montha.90 01 .-Arrlage and funeral noUoes. 6f "', -andlng and tranaient notlcoa per line. 11 -OSTAOB STAMPS OF A T _*OMINATIO_ .HER THAN TWO CENTS >OTREr.RlVEr N SDBSCBIPTIONS. tBxPLAHBT la iasued weekly. The subscrtp ?__.._ priee ls $1.50 a year. ln advance. Tbere are foub wats by which money can bi Jant by mail at onr rlsk?in _. Post O...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

-s?l SATURDAY, AUG. *f, 1900 GENERAL SOUTHERN NEWS. Manaa8as, Va., July 30.?Ex-Con gressman B. E. Meredith died at hia home h?re yesterday aftemoon from an acute obstructlon of the bowels. Dr. J. Ford Thompson, of Waahing? ton, and Dr. O'Brien, of Alexandria. were summoned here to perform an operatlon. but death ensued while they were making preparations for the operatlon. Piedmont, W. Va.. July 27.?A car !oad of negroes passed through here this morning for Elkins to work on the constructlon of the new coal and iron railroad, the southern extenslon of the West Virginia Central railway. At the preaent rate of arrival of laborers men will aoon be at work along the entire line. Work on the tunnels is progress lng rapidly. Covington, Ky., July 28.?Wallace Bishop and Thomas Mulligan, who a few weeks ago wantonly killed an un? known tramp in a camp near Ludlow, Ky.. and then killed Officer McQuery! of the Covington force, in their effort to escape arrest, were found guilty yes? terday. Bi...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

rv SATURDAY, AIG -J, 1900 BOWERY EXPERIENCE How a Man Can Live Nicely on Thirty Cents a Day. -OOBB Strnncrr ln \m Vurk Ttll, Ho?t He Manigrd . .> K_l_t lou fortably oa l.l.ult. <l Capl -_1?Hls Acroents Itfiulird. There is a man iu New Vork who has been living on 30 cents a day, acd de _.ares he was extravagant at that; he might have lived cheaper. Ile is a young college graduate, and just now iain a position where he can afford bet? ter living. This is how he tells of hia 30-cents-a-day experience in ihe St. .Louis Kepublic: "I came to _N*ew York fresh from col? lege and with small capital. I beLieved that with my college education I could succeei!. I feli sure that 1 would obtain ? foothold in a short time. Aeeord Ingly. 1 went to a bonrding-house of the better elass. My opportun4ty did sot come as soon ns 1 expected. I moved to a cheaper bonrding-house. _3till tlicre was none to give me the work that 1 deairtd. 1 befaa to hunt for other trork. No work and a cap? ital of onlj...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

xt\ rT -***-**-*aa*-***iXL ,i i *a-**-g**-*-********-*-----**g SATURDAY AUG. 4, 1900. 'THY WORD." "Thy word have I hid tn mine heart that Umight not sln agtiinst Thee." As a flr*} to purlfy. Aa a light to journey hy. As a balm all wounds to neal. For mine own and others' weal. Aa a vase of olntment sweet, As a rule of ltfe complete, Ar a seed to grow and bloom Bo that sln may find no room, As a song- to banlsh fear, As a spring of water elear, As the Bplrlt's armamer.t. As supply for every want? By Thy grace assist me, Lord. In my heart to hide Thy Word. ?R. 8. Thaln. ln Chicago Adva^nca. HINDRANCES. Bone of the Krssons I'roplr Do Not Go to Churcb, Especially ln Larxrr Cltlcs. A minister who labors in a diBtriet of the better class of tenements occu pied by the "middle class"' spoke ol the rfifliculty of building up a cengrega tion. A large proportion of the fam? ilies were formerly chureh membera, and may nominally still be so, but they have fnllen away from chureh intcr csrtf*. an...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 4 August 1900

SATURDAY. ALGLt-T 4. HH 0 MESSAGE FROM CONGER Ool. Daggett Forwards a Telegram From Our Minister in Pekin. DEOLAEES FIBING CEASED JULY 16 sl Dlspatch Sent by I.leut. Col. Cool a?*K?*. Hov/rTfr, Indlcatea That Klr log Stlll Contlnuet?Kuropr Now Bcllrvra the Lrgstluurrs Safe. Washington. Aug. 1.?Doubt baa Civen way to a feeling akin to cer tainty that the legationers at Pekin *and the gallant marines who managed to reach the Chinese capital juat in the BUck of time were not only alive on July 22, but. in all probablllty, are ?U11 alive and llkely to remain so until they are released from their state of ?iege. The offlcials here feel certain that the attack by the Chinese on the legations will not be renewed. Adjutant General Corbin yesterday treceived a dlspatch from Lieut. Col. Coolidge, commanding the Ninth in? fantry at Tien Tsin. It came by way ?of Chefoo. and contained a copy of a letter wrltten by Lieut. Col. Shibi, military attache at tbe legation of Pekin The letter ls dated J...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 11 August 1900

VOL.XVH N0 34 KICHMOND. VIRGINIA, SATtfRDAY, AUGUST II 1900 PBIOE 5-Cfc.NTS THE PRAYER OF THE SORE OP* PRES3KD. [Bt Idwim T. Jot-bb. j How whila the deep elouda darken, And threatenea thunder* roll, While oome the days ef trial, And eall far strength of bouI, While law andjust.ee elunuber, And violenee take iway. While right by might o'er powered, Falls bleeding by the way. What speeeh oor tongues ehould utter. What patha oar feet should plod, What fleldB of aetion enter, Wa ask of thee, O Ood. Sutdued of old, than bartered, Soorned-eurBad, now east away, For lead and leave to follow, We proffer prayer to-day. Thou knowest the pain and bottow, The Bin aad evil barn, Of prejudioe and batred, Flint-heart and heathen aoorn. Thou Beast the evil workera, Full armed with hall's ewn wrath, Who tear us from oar slembers, And drag as unto death. Who bow the seeds of error Deep in the father's vein, Yet flaj the bob that baareth Aught of that error'fl strain, Who spurn a brother, grasping In ...

Publication Title: Richmond Planet
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 11 August 1900

SATUR1>AY, AUG11 1900 EzTa's Inheritance By Hope B. Strong. &-o-$*o-$*o*s>o*$H*><^?>a**K><^^ i* HALF-PAST eight, and 'motrt time tor fc^ra to come! Well. we're getting pretty old to have to work ao h-erd. and nine o'ciock ii more'n bed time for a man in his 60s. I wisht he eould get another place. But it won't do any good to grumble. and I took him for better or for worse. But 1 gueas nobody when they promise that expect any worse. Well, that risin' must be ready, and 1 may as well put my bread in sponge." Mrs. Hampton rose from her *?traight-backed chair, whieh ahe al "fays proudly stated bad been part of her "g-randinother'B wedddn* outfit,** an*d buxUed about in prep<aratioQ> for the morrow'a baking. Combi-ning kitchen, riining-room and lfbrary, the room neededi furniahlng for all three. So the horsehair-covered aorfa stood near the sewing machine, and the aewing machine la turn ?preesed again ugainst a chair, whose Very next neighbor was the old eo...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 11 August 1900

SATURD Y AUG. 11, lwOO GOSSIP OF WRITERS. When traveling Tolstoi takes tho ?loweat tratn he can flnd, because he holds that the charm of traveling ia inversely proportioned to its rapidity. Herbert Speneer never made any money on his books, and in several ?cases lost some. On his eight vohimea ?of **PTinciples of Sociology," for ex ample, there was n deflcit of $l">,f*0O Dr. Murray, of the new English dic tionary. wants enrly instances of the ?ase of "intentions" ln the sense of wishing to mnrry. He has been un able to trace the word further baek ?than 1S84. Dr. E. A. E. Petzel, of -Cleveland, O.. wrote a poem not long ago on Oer ^nany. "To My Fntherland." whieh was -copied in the Rerlin papers, and brought him a congratulatory letter from Emperor William. Some time ago the Princeton (New Jersey) nniveraity preaented, to the British mnaeum 250 specimens of Korth American birds* eggs?many ?af them of rare spedea. Now the Brit? ish museum reclprocates by preaent lng to the Princeto...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 11 August 1900

Publlsbed every Saturday by JohnMltehel r., atsn North Fourth Street. JOHN MITCHELL. JR-, EDITOR, ?11 eonamn mcations intendeo for pabllcatloa ahould be* sent ao aa to reaeh ns by Wodnesdsv. TKRMS IN ADVANCE. ?se Copy, oae year,.^___._. ,,., aa Oae Copy,eight month*..._._?. 1.0s Ono Copy, six months,._. . Oae Copy, four months,..?_. _. Dae Copy, three months._?._ 40 Ungle Copy_._.._"gg ADVERTISING EATE8. For ono lnch,one ln*_.rtinn .,?.?..,.,??., B For one lnch each snbsaquent _nsertloa_ For twe laohos, three montha,..?_^_ g ag For twe lnehea, six months. 1000 For two lnehea, nine mon ths._. 1400 For two laehes, twnl?s montha_. so 00 Marriage and fnnetal noUces. S0 Standing aad translont noUoes per line. K POBTAGB BTAMPS OF A t -NOMINATION _n_____. than two cents .votmbcbivbd WBOBBCfclPTIONB. .^^l?1-^" - issued weekly. Thesaboertp Bon prto* la 11.80 a year. la advanoe. There are roca w a vs by which money oan b* j?nt by mail atonr rlsk?la <_. Poat Offlee Money Order; by Bank Chee...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 11 August 1900

SATURDAY. AUG 11, 1900 rVnother Al&nnmg MesBage From Minister Conger. IfEED FOE A 8PEEDY ADVASOE. fblarae Ootst n ment l r?ln( Mlata ??**? ?? St*?rt ror Tlea T*ln. Whicb "**Va-*i<l Make Them the Vlrtlaa* af tho Msrdrrnui Boxera. Waahington, Aug. 8.?Another cable? gram came to the state department laat evening from Minister Conger at Pekin, tae second that has been received di? rect from his since June 12. It is the tTtrat whicb haa come direct from the **arnister since the above date, the ?ther having been received through tha intenaediary of the Chinaae min? ister here. Mr. Wu. Testerday's tale graan shows that the situation ln the ChinetM capital ia atill of a very seri? ous eharaeter. that the ministers are atill ln danger from the Chinesa troops and that their auppliea of ammunition and proviaronB have been reduced to a very considerable extent. So lmport ??-?-?* wera the atatements oontalned in the dlepatch that a conference was held by wire between several of the offlci...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond planet. — 11 August 1900

? 1*1 ~ **S'*"*_!U*-_tf_-. SATURDAY. AUGUST 11. 190G WHAT MADE HIM POOR. ___re_ Vlotlm af Drlak Declarea ?__.?? tiie SalooMa Wore Hia DowafaU aad H?la. An old man rapped at a door, and when It waa opened by the gentleman _f the honse he said he was hungry, aad begged something for his break? faat. He aaid he would willingly do eome work to pay for it. A good meal waa given him. whlch he ate as if he wan really very hungry. When he was about to go he stood with his old hat In his hand, hia thin, gray hair blown hy the wind. Hia face waa thin, and wore rather a piteous expresaion. Said he: "I thank you sincerely for thia food. I waa hungry. And, while I thank you, 1___AD__3 HIM POOR BT THE USK OF 8TRONG DRINK. I want to warn you against coming into the eondition I am in. When I waa young I Worked hard, and made money. I spent it in'the saloons. I pot hyadreds of dollars there. Now I am too old to workt' I must wear rags for clothes, and beg for a living. The saloons drive me out and g...

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