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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 16 July 1881

Destracton of Weeds. As a rule, there are few, ifaayoperfr tions on the farm that are so badly managed as the destruction of grass and weeds. Some farmers bein the season by making a vigorons light to keep their crops free from all noxious plants, but. as the season advances and the crops get a good start, they aban don the held and leave the crops to fight their own way: thus when the crops need a little more assistance to ensure a good yield they are left by their owner to be dwarfed, if not en tirely choked out by weeds and grass. Another class who are always success ful in protecting their crops from weeds keep up the tight until the first or second week in July, for corn, potatoes and beans, and for onions, carrots and beats, a month later; then they lay aside their hoe, and feel that they have done their whole duty, that their crops are fully protected and would not be increased if the destruction of weeds was continued until harvest time ; this may be true but there is one i...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 16 July 1881

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1881. Edit Subscription 82 a Year, in advanoe. I froi -cro -i'P"Jdicial Advertiserents mnst be paid to t for in advanes, or they will be discostinud gil after the first insertios. H AGENTS. the MR. A. A. Goonwlt, of Alexandria. is hot an authorized agent of the CIIRxrIcLz, and dro will contract for advertisements and re- six ceive subscriptions. 011 Messrs. McCAiN & BLno., of Montgom- ed erv, are our authorized agent s. a say D ofit LOCAL D O T S. rai Subscribers will notice a series of ma numbers after their names on the paper. it f These numbers indicate to what date it your subscription is paid. The first inj number denotes the month, the second eta the day, and the third the year. For instance, if your name is followed by ex( 1-1-82, it indicates that your subscrip- she lion is paid to Jan. 1, 1882. If your wb name is followed by 5-21-81, your sub scription expires May 21, 1881. me Thursday evening Colfax was visi- en ted with a fine shower of rain. Th eel...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 July 1881

THE COLFAX CHRONICLE. ! cmocratit %ournal, bbottb fto fotaI art 6 entra[l St s, tterratiur, Stienc, 'ggitaltr, Et., VOL. IV.I COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1881. INO. THE OLFAX OCHIONILE, Publishud Every Saturday, at Colfax, Grant Parish, La., -BY _E-. aG-. OODWY'P , EDITOR and PBOPRIETOR TH P aR b. t M at .atas ý o IasMe anyM tre iti JII W OSL TEBRM OF SUBSCRIPTION. Oa copy, one year................$2 00 Seopy, ix months ............... 125 Lix ecoess, one year ................10 00 Psysble invariably in advance. RATES OF AD VEBTIING. TFrst insertion charged double price. PACs. Ilt. lIm. Sm 3m. m. lyr. 1 inch... 50 1 2 3 5 900 Sinches. 1 00 9 251 3 75 5 25 9 1575 3 inches. 1 501 3 001 7 5 1 50 4 iuches. 9 00 756 8 761 25 b inceb. 4 9 0 16 00 ! oolumn4 50 8 019 6 17 3050 00 1 oomo 8 00115 0015 5 0; 00 50 0 00 Omoial advertisements $1 per square for first snsertion; each subsequent publica tion 50 cents per square. Brief communications upon subjects of public interest...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 July 1881

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX, - - - LOUISIANA. DIVIDED. The wide sea severs friend fr ým friend; The Fea of life, of thought, of ho:e; It dl Ivre their sail to, ver. tni wi iIl. Through tiier niag ,e rtres, d 'wn it: slopo. One bark is lured to srome fair bay Where dreamily the srceoln glide, To dally with the lighter spray. And bathe in whirts of eddying tide. One blithely dips in sunny deeps. As laughinr brece.s cross its trail. And fortune-favorod, sheeres and leaps, Unchallenged by the tardy gale. Yet, by the darklin: tempest swept, o'er mountain-wave, through wintry sleet, fly sterner fate, a third is kept, Forever battling with defeat. While, on the sea, in surge and calm, Another rides, a victor, fre', Who plucks aglory from the storm A triumph for her destiny. Still far beyond, dtsmanitled. hie The wreek of some belated craft, Whose master tells, with langulo sighs, Of Ras that swept her fore and aft. And thus, divided, friend from friend, t i one vast sea, sh, who can say The name...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 July 1881

The Ultnre of Speelal Special crops are beMomnig both p i itable and popular. It is a a>s of e.s terprise for a farmer to leeav tha gld and beaten track and lay out a new ome for himself, and he may often find that it pays to do this. Many farmers are eagerly considering how they ena in crease their Lncomes, which are an rowed and shortened by the low of grain and other staple anducta, which are far more cheaply grown upon Western land that costs but a few dol. lars per acre than upon farms costing ten times as much. And it has turned out that those have done the best in this direction who have given their at tention to special crops. Crops of this kind depend for their profit upon near ness to markets or upon the possibility of making a market for them. The large cities and towns supply good markets for such special products as poultry, sweet corn, cabbage,caulitlower. celery, small fruts, melons, cucumbers for lickles, and fresh vegetables of several kinds. But these crops req...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 July 1881

4 t alfar rirnidk. SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1881. - Sutbscription 2 a year, in advance. WJusicial Advertisesmets iqsat be paid for is adesse, or tOy e ill t discjenaised after the rst isertia. AGENTS. Ma. A. A. GoopwnI, of Alexandria, is Sn authorized agent of the CuioulcrL., and will contract for advertisements and re ceive subseriptions. Messrs. MOCAIx & Bao., of Montgom ery, are our authorized agents. LOCAL DOTS. Subscribers will notice a series of numbers f3 re their names on the paper. These numbers indicate to what date your subscrption is paid. The first number denotes the month, the second the day, and the third the year. For instance, if your name is follUoed by 1-1-82, it indicates that your subscrip tion is paid to Jan. 1, 1882 If your name is followed by 5-21-81, your sub scription expires May 21, 1881. See list of jurors drawn to serve at the September term of District Court. After the little performenee at the court house, Wednesday night, the most of the audience repai...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 July 1881

THE COLFAX CHRONICLE. SItm.rra tir aurnal, bebotRb to Total ab anmeraI os, S iterafure, Seience, 1grini.uxre, Qtc. VOL. IV.YW COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, JULY 30, 1881. INO. 38. THE COLFAX CHRONICLE, Publihld Every Saturday, at Colfax, Grant Parish, La., -BY H C-. C-OODW--YN, EDITOR and PROPRIETOR. SAf be found o nRll at Oeo. P. T'U - PAPER ,wll O' Newspaper Ad. V': I '11A Lhltbn i( Si,ruce bt wt4re edertlaing *outr.ý.tasrV La an.e fit lh iEW YORK. 27 E/I.S 01' SUBSCBIPTIO.. )ne copy, one year .................$2 00 One opy. ýl x ino:,th8 ............. 1 25 .ixY copIe',, (l, i:e ':ar ................10 0( k'.iyble invariably in advance. L'A I ES OF ADVERTISING. First inse:ti , n charg,'d double price. '.AC . it. a.. 2m. 3m. 6m. lyr. I il 3.. ) 00 900 2 .. ' 3 5 5 2 9 501575 "3 1 ,h.. 1 3 0, 5 00 7 50 12 0023 50 4 i:. 3 60 25 t 7,.15 ('25 25 5 i7 < 0 4 7 0410 16 503') to I ci.n:: n 12 50 17 54 34) .552 (0. 1 ' n.n n 1 H 1 I 1: t0 1 ., 0014) 4)4'50 000 H 0 (tlicial . ' ...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 July 1881

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX, - - LOUISIANA. I1MOTHY HORN. The most marvelous mortal that ever was born. You would say. had you known himt. was Tim othy liort. Tall. bony and bron --en :angular giant. And awkward as well; yet has limbs were so pliant They seemed, when he used them, like rain bows in trouble, Whose motions no word could describe except " wabble." And yet, strange to say, in the country, where Tim Felt confldent no one was looking at him, His step was as firm and hl carriage as free And stately as ever Apollo's could be. It was only a a habit, through modesty born, Of trying to walk without drawing attention, Which gave to the movements of Timothy Horn The boneless, loose, limber appearance I mention. Always first at a fire and first through the flame, To rescue the inmates, half-roasted and choking. He returned with his arms full of people, but came With his hair and his eyebrows white-crinkled and smoking: And then, if they thanked him, so strange was his habit, He'd take ...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 July 1881

Travellang. t What visions of magnificent scenery, splendid cathedrals, gorgeous hotels and big [rnoks ([ think this anticlimax is a natural one) this word brings to the mind's eye of my youthful reader. To travel. How delightful But ah! she exclaims, I'll have to wait so long. Traveling's expensive, and I'm not rich. My dear, what I write now is meant just for you. Those who are rich may make their traveling just as expensive as they choose, but those who are not can accomplish almost as much, at very little more cost than staying at home. Yes, I once thought just as you do-that I couldn't afford to travel. Now I see that I can't afford not to do so. First of all, consider that, at certain seasons of the year, most of the rail roa.ls sell excursion tickets at reduced rates, usually between the great cities and leading resorts in the North during the spring and summer.in the South dur ing the fall and winter.- By taking your trip at the right time you can save near ly half the regul...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 July 1881

t- Juc SATURDAY, JULY 30, i81. Judic dockt Subscription $2 a Year, in advance. there f 'Judicial Adrertisements must be paid for di for in ndranre, or they trill be discontinued lisen after the firs' insertion. - - - I -fie 371 AGENTS. cisUot MaI. A. A. GoonDWN, of Alexandrio. is an authorized agent of the ('UIINICLE, and ilg i will contract for alvertisercnts and re- No ceive subscriptions. -ton, Mlsrs. McCAIN & Buo., of Montgom- Judtl ery, are our authorized agents. , as it OC AL -)DOTS. thuwl S,ubscribers will notice a series ,f nof numbers after their names on the paper., atirr These numbers indicate to what date N( your subscription is paid. The first ceesi number denotes the month, the second mrel the day, and the third the year. For et ul instance, If your name is followed by versb 1-1-82, it indicates that your subscrip- of p tion is paid to Jan. 1, 1882 If your Ni name is followed by 5-21-81, your sub- ric scriplion expires Mlay 21, 1881. A' Whose duty is it to see tha...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 August 1881

THE COLFAX CHRONICLE. Se1Cmocratit ournal, brbatc to Total anb 6tneral Reb ns, literaturt, Stienut, ~r ilture, ett. VOL. IV.I COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 1881. INO. 39. THE COLFAX CHRONICLE, Published Every Saturday, at C(olfax, Grant Parish, La., -aBY- I-_. GC. GOODWYN ,IT EDITOR and PROPRIETOR. THIS PAPER e . b "d ""O Vert latas Burau (1)0 sho. . wbere ad'r aDoatri ur stmub imar Ibetoads fc ) W YOgiC TER.IMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. One copy, one year .................$2 00 One copy, bix mouths .............. 1 25 bix copies, one year ...............10 00 Payable invariably in advance. RA TES OF AD VERTISING. First insertion charged double price. sPACEt. Ira. 2m. 3m. 6m. lyr. 1 inch... 501 5421 2 00 300 500900 2 inches. I 22 3 75 525 9.51575 3 inches. 1 5 1 3 5 0 7 5012 02350 4 inches. 00 3 75 6 25 8 75 15 00(25 25 5 inches.2 5 4 5 7 00 10 0016 50130 00 column 4 5 8 (51P,12 544i17 503 50152 00 1 columnn! (4H.415 0,23 04l (tl;! 10, 180 00 Official advertisements $1 p...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 August 1881

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX, - * LOUISIANA. CO.1ME IN tN TI.IIE. Whether, my triend., you may plow, sow or reap, Mat:e s; ("4vrr", or rm, r , or rhyme. Or whether) o l ia ., ,r ' ' ihe r you sleep, Comle ill on tnil . Behind the time. oh. you never can be W\h:latevr your calling or clirne, I ruin io-ses cros;es alnd Jjeopardy free; Come in on timen Many misfortunes and sorrows of men, u, how many dark deedi of crime Arise from tardiness-will you not then Come in on time? The sun and the moon and the stars on high, Performint their courses sublime, The seasons, the months, the days, as they fly, Come In on time. Then, would you be noble, honest and true, And with the grand harmony chime, Wherever you go. whatever you do, Come in on time. -Youth's Companion. DIANTIHY. It was a house perched far back on a hillside. A long, fair slope, stretching far away for an eighth of a mile, and ending in a brawling trout-stream, was the prospect from the front windows, and over it "The pure winds moved...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 August 1881

The Gashing Girl. w The gushing girl would seem to be ,i nlaio't altogether an Anzlo-Saxon pro- .t inctitn, for we do not tld her in the pr.-tty pla. things of Spain and Italy; in ti the r,efined and intellectual voung girl of ,,f Fran-'e, or in her sister who has too tt much chic to gush; in the German in Fraulein, whose life, it it is not in the ti kitche.n of her future husband, is on ii the road to it; in any of the Oriental fr or tropical countries, where women do but vegetat.. *We lind her solely among ti the l-English speaking people, whoallow It I heir maidens a freedom which they o now and then improve by cultivating , all sorts of innocent ardors, till at last th.ey can get up a rapture for nothing p at all, and show us the gushing girl in it perfection. luiis young lady begins her gushing early, some school-ma'e, or else the s s,.hool-teacher, being the first and un- s coinscious CaU'L calusan, and the ears I at home being the victims. She is d usually quite genuine, and...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 August 1881

tic QLzltfa* QroniLt. The SAIURDAY, AUGUST 6, 1881. circui ------- ---- grout Subscription 82 a Year, In advanee. grou on parisl [gV*,dicial Adrertisements must be paid be co for in adtanee, or they will be discontinud, pln. after the first insertio t - vited AGENTS. Ma. A. A. Goons IN, of Alexandria, is an authorised agent of the CHRONICLE, and will contract for advertisements and re- Pr ceive subsoriptions. publi Messrs. McCAi & Biuo., of Montgon- resul cry, are our authorized agents. a ch, this SLOCAL DOTS. His Subscribers will notice a series of while nunmbers after their names on the paper. logi These numbers indicate to what date his your subscription is paid. The first the number denotes the month, the second nati' the day, and the third the year. For in a instance, if your nape is followed b any t 1--1-82, it indicates that your subscrip- thor tion is paid to Jan. 1, 1882. If your ever name is followed by 5-21-81, your sub- and scription expires May 21, 1881. o See proc...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 August 1881

THE COLFAX CHRONICLE: S trnocmratic ournal, cRaNttb to Atal raidb er al AeAs, liferature, 1tirent, 1grit.Iturt, etc. VOL. IV.I COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 1881. INO. 40. THE COLFAX CHRONIOLE, Published Every Saturday, at Colfax, Grant Parish, La.. -BY -flyu--- H. G._ G-OODWT3F f, EDITOR and PROPIETOR THIS PAPER "e' C .".-n A* no rerts yo tý .wlp r I1.4 2ERMS OF SUBSCRIPTIO.V. n)ue copy, one year .................$2 00 O)ne copy, six mouths ............... 1 25 ;ix coplies, one year .............10 tol Payable invariably in advance. RATES OP ADI)ERTI8ING. First insertiou charged double price. SPACE It. 1m. 2m. 3m. 6m. lyr. Iiinch.. 50 1 2 00 3 5 900 2inches. 225 3 75 5 259 15 75 3 inches.15 3 00 500 7 512 23 50 4 iches.2 00 3 75 6 2 8 7515 25 5 inches.2 4 5i 7 00 10 16 5030 00 £ column4 54) 8 4ni12 50 17 5010 505 00 1 column&S 0015 1X1.25 00130 00 Official advertisements $1 per square for first insertion; each subsequent publica tion 50 cents per square. Brie...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 August 1881

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX, - - LOUISIANA. SIX YEA.RS OLD. Iletween the springs of ix anld sortvn T''wo fre[ t y'ars" fontalin. , lear oitf all bit ulnihi 5 n s ) forr enit en, ('Child. nbi w.+ p "n: hero,. As earth, for loi ,'s r..- '. dl.'.t*4 bless Heaven, 0o dare I bless you, clear. Between two bright well-beads, that brighten With every btresth thet blows Tw, loud to lull. too low to frighten, But fain to rock, the rose. Your feet stand fast, your lit smiles lighten, That might rear Bowers from snows. you came when winds unlashed were snarling Behind the frost-ound hours. A snow-bird sturdier than the starling, A storm-bird fledged for showers, That spring might smile to find you, darling. First born of all the lowers. Could love make worthy thmgs ot worthless. My sonse were worth an ear; Its note should make the days most mirthless The merriest of the year, And wake to birth all buds yet birthless To keep your birthday, dear. But where your birthday brightens Heaven No need has ea...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 August 1881

Colors of the DIlfirset ames. The oolor of the skin, that important mark of race, may be best understood by looking at the darkest varlety. The dark hue of the negro does not lie so deep as the innermost or true skin, which is substantially alike among all races of mankind. The negro, In spite of his name, is not black, but deep brown, and even this darkest he does not appear at the beginning of life, for lthe new-born negro child is reddish ,brown, soon becoming slaty-gray, and then darkening. Nor does the darkest tint ever extend over the negro's whole body, but his soles and palmi are brown. The coloring of the dark races appears to be similar in nature to the temporary freckling and sunburning of the fair white race. On the whole, it seems that the distinction of color, from the fairest Englishman to the darkest Afri can. has no hard and fast lines, but varies gradually from one tint to an other. The natural hue of skin farthest from that of the negro is the compleAýou of the f...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 August 1881

e o alf ar Itroniclk. p1' SAJ URDAY, AUGU$T 13, 1881. tr Subscription 62 a Year, in advance, ch _'"Judicial Advertisements must be paid in fot in adrance, or they will be discontisued at after the first inserties. g AGENTS. ar Ma. A. A. GooDnwN, of Alexandria, is at an authorized agent of the Cuni, NIcLt , and to will contract for advertisemets aspd re ceive subscriptions. th Messrs. McCAIN & BRo., of Montgom- wi cry, are our authorized agents. nt LOCAL DOTS. ca Subscribers will notice a series of numbers after their names on the paper. These numbers indicate to uwhat date your subscription is paid. The first number denotes the month, the second the day, and the third the year. For instance, if your name is followed by 1-1-82, it indicates that your subacrip- he lion is paid to Jan. 1, 1882 If your gi name is followed by 5-21-81, your sub- pi scription eapires May 21, 1881. l Stir up your neighbors and get d them interested in behalf of prohi bition. h The Red river Pool Line is...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 20 August 1881

THE COLFAX CHRONICLE. ,$ @motratic journal, etnracb to oatal anb b tneral ietos, Tiftraturt, Seinute, 'it.turct, etc. VOL. IV. COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1881. INO. 41. THE COLFAX CHRONICLE, Published Every Saturday, at Colfax, Grant Parish, La., -BY E - GCF. G-OODWTr B, EDITOR and PROPRIETOR. THIS PAPER ]'p R a a vrt e rBeta rau ( 10 B we. rre Ys dag asus.as ay beOi e Isf NEaW YOre. 9 EBJS OF SCBSCBIPTIOX One copy, one year.................$ 00 One copy, six months .............. 1 25 Six col,,ea, one year ...............10 00 'ayable invariably in advance. ZA TES OF ADVERTISING. First insertion charged double price. SPACK. II. lIm. 2w 3m . 6 lyr. 1 icb... 50 1 2 00 500 900 2 inoces.cl t00 2 2i 3 751 5 25 9 15 75 3 inches 1 5(j 3 Od5 5 I07 12 93 50 4 intaies. 2 3 75 6 8 15 0 25 5 inches. 2 4 51i 7 0010 16 00 4 columuj4 501 8 (J 12 50117 0 00 I columnl 00:15 00125 00130 50 00;80 00 Oflicial advertisements $1 per square for first Inhertioll; each subsequent pub...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 20 August 1881

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX, - " LOUISIANA. LONGINGS. * If I were a railroad brakeman. I'd holler the stations  ilain That the man who wa, going to Texas, Would so c'lear thr' rh to Mlrn'. I'd open the door of toe d,nmo.ing-car, And I'd give such a ;nighly roar, That the passengers tbac in the sleeper Would all fall out on the tloc). For I couldn't afford a tenor voice, And I couldn't afford to speak In the sweet, soft tones of Aollan harps For eleven dollars a week. If I was abaggage-master, I'd rattle the trunks about I'd stand them up in the corner, And I'd tear their bowels out; I would pull the handles out by the roots; I would kick their corners in. And strew their stumng all round the ear, And make them lank and thin. For I couldn't afford to wear kid gloves, Nor put soft pads on my feet, Nor to handle thinss gently, wheh all my pay Just kept me in bread and meat. If I were a railroad conductor, As through the train I'd go, I'd have for every question they asked This answer all ...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
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