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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 February 1886

!i ' . vl sssv-- - y--vs' X ' -( ."r ,J- U -. - r - - a IF IN NEED OF LUMBER FIGURE WltH THE CHtCAGO LUWBER COMPANY. Zyz- rx.-?r-r- l L 5S Abilene Beflector. Thursday, Feb. 11, 1886. 'U. 1. BTKOTHEK. HEXKT UTT3. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS Alf D PUBLISHERS. Samuel Tilden was 79 years of age last Tuesday. Prohibitionist John P. St. John is lecturing in Connecticut. It is now predicted that March wheat will bring not less than one dollar per bushel. "What will the average congressman do for popularity when he gets done pro posing more pension laws, The Sew York World, printed for the month of January 5,338,281 copies. The Reflector is glad to note this prosperity of the greatest paper of the "World. Judge Xicholson says he does not think there is much sound law or justice in Judge Brewer's late decision in the "Walruff case. Council Grove Cosmos. Comment on the above is unnecessary. "We notice that the Commonwealth, in making up its society news for Abilene, copies entirely from the...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 February 1886

n "- yg-Mr "v.- ? , Cr "J For the Largest, Cheapest and Best Selected Stock of Lumher in the County call on the Chicago Lumber Company, MSfe Kg, r-jA. c 0 1) 7 T CALL OK B. F. RUSSELL FOR LOW PRICES 02T AIL KINDS OF HARNESS. CEDAR STREET, SOUTH OF RAILROAD, ABILENE, KANSAS. New Western Kaisas Lands Fur sale; ana homesteads, pre-emptions and tlm-. jcrefl fcaltures secured by Wlllson & Hodshler. Attorneys, TVa Keeney, Kas. Office In Land OlTCi BWlffln?. correspondence will receive prompt attention. Ilelerto Sheriff Miller, c. t. XKes, J. S. Wise and L W. Miller, AnUene, and Crsgo County Bank,Wa Keeney. gWi' ., .V ...'-..-.' T '1 - IrOOAL AM) OTHERWISE. rr. : : Have your prescriptions compounded at John M. Gleissner's Drug Store, east eide of Broadway, cor. 3d street. 39-ly Fun by the ton on Thursday night, February 11th, 1886. If you fail to see the Jolly Pathfind ers you will be sorry for it. Last Sunday was a beautiful spring like day and the churches were largely attended. G. L...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 February 1886

U.JS- , Si T !; ABILENE &EFLECTOB PUBLISHED BY STEOTHEB & LITTS CURRENT COMMENT. The Government has introduced an tRnti-SocialisfbUl in the lower house of the Austrian Reichrath. The New York Assembly has passed "bill to submit the question of holding a. constitutional convention to a popu lar vote. Mrs. Sabah Altitea Hill Terry has filed hvSan Francisco an amended statement of. the grounds upon which she proposes to contest what she calls "the pretended will" of the late Wil liam Sharon. Tiie value of the export of fine cloth of Prussian manufacture from Berlin in 1885 was ten million marks less than that of 1884. The decline was said to be due to English and American competition. At a recent meeting of the Western Society of Psychical Research at Chicago, the president claimed that there were over fifteen hundred houses in Chicago said to be "haunted." The society proposed to investigate some of the best reputed cases. Representative Rankin, of Wis consin, whose death was ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 February 1886

.-U- . i I j D ' 1 u 7 t h ABILENE REFLECTOR PUBLISHED BY STEOTHER & LITTS. TAKEN IN. "Ilero T liave beea all mornln trampin about the town Try-in" to find a fellow that jroes by the name o" llrown; Kind of a delicate-looting; consumptlvcr sort o' CUS5; Tlas the cut or a parson, but I guess he's a heap sijrht wuss. "Td no moron loft the depot when a dapper an" spruce yniinjr chap Conies ii lo me from behind somewherea an' jrives mc a pontic tap. Cuse me. be 6ays, when I looks around, 'but taut this Mister firay?' -Ho.' 8H3-S L' 'it is Smith John Smith;' an' he bows an' ho jjoea away. "Hadn't pone on much further, confused by the no se an whir, "When up steps the other feller, him I'm a lookm' fur. -Well. well, if it isn't Mr. Smith! Why, when did you come?" says he. A.u"Ihnts, while ho 'a a ah akin' my hand, he 'is kinder the start o' me. "'What,' says he in a injured tone, 'you haven't forgotten Brown! "Don't you remember a few years back the summer thet I cntno nown "Toj-ee my...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 February 1886

. J?- ""-. J '( IF YOTT ARE WANTING BAKGrABSfS IN LUMBER GO TO MTT.T17T? & THOMAS' YARD. EDUCATIONAL COLUMN. Edited by D. D. HoTfiSday, Co. Sapt Change the L&w. There has been z mcTdiacnt in thi State for sometime to concentrate school altera. The nex4 ttep in this direction - will ba in regard to the uniform distri bution through the county of tha bene fits of tha railroad tax. The law, as it ow stands, gning each school district fbe full amounfc of taxes paid by the rail roads passing through it, should bo re pealed. There ara many reeeorns for euch a ehancc; in the first piaoe, rccst railroads in the State at the tima of their construc tion received assistants from iho caunlie? or the townships, while the school dis tricts aa finch never voted bonds, having no power to do fo. It Ecems just that all tax-payers ihould be permitted to share the benefits of an institution created by their joint action. Ae it is now, the railroad tax goes to the oldest and best parts of the co...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

, n - "O-jK" - ?Ki2 " C ' '- s ii Sii- -- vv F WANTING A BAEGAIN IN LUMBER AND PLASTERING MATERIAL PALE ON JfllEEEB k TROMAS, ABUSER KASf RJH i .i ? j i REFLECTOR "VOL. 3. AJBILEIN'E, XUCKIiTSOiN" OOTOSTST, KJSCSS, FEB. 18. 1886 NO. 38. fe 3 ABILENE 1 11 VI .y ' &' Abilene Reflector. Thursday, Feb. 18, 1886. 8. L. KTBOTUER. IIESKT LITTS. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS. BEADING .FOR THE BOYS, How John P. St. John Stirred up the Animals in the Gage. Why He Left Hie Republican Party Plenty of Precedents Afforded by Men 2?ow High in its Esteem Some Spicy Sentences. Hon. J. V. Admire, Osage City, Kan. Olathk, Kas., Jan. 25. Dear Sir: I have just received a letter of which the following is a copy: Mr. J. P. St. John, Olathe, Kan. Dear Sir: Enclosed a clipping from the Osage City Free Press, January 21, J. V. Admire editor. In explanation. When you were stopping here, it was at my mother's which is considered the best house in town. My dear mother read the article. She Te...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

Tr 4S yAn commanicaHona for tnrs PP Ihould be accompanied by the name or the author; not necessarily for publication, buj is an evidence of good faith on the part o. the "writer. Write only on one side of the pa per. Be particularly rareful In givlnsjiame and dates to bare the letter and fun"- JEALOUSY. My wife? Dear boy, I love her still. My Jealousy? Unfounded quite. The story? O. 'twas nothing:. Yet I'll tell it. Please give me a light. Ah, me! We lived In paradise I How long? Well. Jack, I can not telL But, truly, 'twas a honeymoon Kcfulgtjnt without parallel ! I loved no other. She dear girl Was all devoted. . . .'Well, one day I nisscd a bright-hued scarf. The next Four handkerchiefs of color gay. I questioned her. A neat housewife s'he is, and never fails to keep My shirts and hope repaired. But when I queried, she began to weepl If hc had paid she knew naught of The missing things, as you can sco, I should have found no fault. But tears ltoticd rar suspicions angered me. I w...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

" -T ttr-vr cS'j" ", V"-,-" "JilS1- ?-r- $; E54W" "i -qr - r It M ? PROHIBITING CHINESE. Senator Mitchell Wants All Chinese to Stay Oat of the Country. TVAsmyGToy, Feb. 12. Senator Mitch ell, of Oregon, yesterday introduced a new anti-Chinese bill. After reciting in a pre- arable that all treaties which Inhibit the United States from absolutely prohibiting the coining of Chinese to the United States are pernicions to the peace, domestic tran quility and general welfare of the United States, it provides as a first section that treaties between the United States and the Chinese empire, in so far as they recognize or permit the coming of Chinese to the United States, and inhibit the Government of the United States from absolutely pro- hibiting the coming of Chinese to the United States, and all acts of Congress which In auy manner or upon any condi tions recognize or permit the coining to the Ucited States of Chinese, whether subjects of the Chinese empire or otherwise, are hereby abro...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

Iga5-V !r5j-. -Tt '? I IF IN NEED OF LUMBER FIGURE WITH THE CHICAGO LUMBER COMPANY. A -tr w r m Abilene Beelector. Thursday, Feb. 18, 1886. B. X. STBOTHEB. DEXBT UTT3. STROTHER & LITTS, SDITpRS AND PUBLISHERS. ' An Anti-Plumage league is being planned in England with the view of checking the wholesale destruction of birds caused by the fashion of feather ornaments. Members would be bound not to wear any plumage themselves, and to discourage the practice in every possible way. The United States supreme court has a bible which has been in constant us since 1808. It was printed at Ox ford in 1799. On the fly-leaf is written "United States Supreme Court, 1808." And every justice of the court, and every attorney who has been admitted to practice before the bar since that date has been sworn upon that bible. The growth of Kansas has had no parallel. The great states of New York and .Pennsylvania were nearly a hundred and fifty years in attaining a population Kansas reached in thirty y...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

;""- . ! For the Largest, Cheapest and Best Selected Stock of Lumber in the County call on the Chicago Lumber Company, ) ? -i - m' CALL ON K. P. RUSSELL FOR LOW PRICES ON AIX KITS OF HARNESS CEDAR STREET, SOUTH RAILROAD, ABILENE, KANSAS. B. H. D'HUY, Ph. G. Opposite Depot. OP New Western Kansas Lands Tot tale; ana nomesteads, pre-emptions and tlm tered cultures Becured by Wlllson & Hodshler. Attorney, Wa Keener, Kas. Office In Land OffiCt BtMldin?. Correspondenco Trill receive prompt mention, nef er to Sheriff Miller, C.T. BStes, J. B. Wise and L W. Miller, Abilene, and Crecro County Bank, Wa Keeney. If you need a buggy or wagon look over our stock before purchasing F. H. Boardman & Co. F. H. Boardman & Co. successors to J. E. Bone brake, Hardware Co, Capt. Mohler, of the Salina bar, was in the city on legal business Tuesday. Miss Ilattie Davies, of Danville, Ills., is the guest ef her sister, Mrs. Palfrey. 'ii Major Ketner the leading light of Junction City, is attendin...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

c ti i ', ' ' -I". S? JW"J 3r!? nt ajjtt. i17;r''!-, 'S fa . pt-rf' "''- , - 4 ' ' MILME&EFLECTOE PUBLISHED BT STEOTHEB & LITTS. OUBBENT COMMENT. The condition of the New Bruns wick fishermen was said to be fearful. Their families were starving. Many lad not tasted bread for weeks. A large number of petitions were presented recently in the House of Representatives urging the abolition of he office of President of the United States. A waterspout, accompanied by a f-iiower of hailstones, passed over the district of Vegas, Cuba, recently, de-j-'roying the crops in many of the T.lds. The Senate Committee has deter i"ined upon an adverse report upon t' e nominations of Pillsbury and Chase t be collectors respectively of Boston : iuI Portland. The Danish Rigsdag closed on the th, in consequence of the action of the radicals in the Folkething. The King, "t was reported, would decree a tenipo 1 ary financial law. TnE Western Packers and Canned Hoods Association has decided to peti r...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

. tv .H1 , -.- - f- .. 1' - . ? -4- "5"-r-' -?? .ri ..v- B -y vy ABttENE EEFLECTOB 1 - !! 111 PUBLISHED BY 6TEOTHER & LITT& MY VALENTINE. ZT.v "Valentine ha? eyes of blue, And Oh! his trolJen hair 3s of the self same sunny hue The yellow cowslips wear. His mouth is like the roses red, His vo ce, sweet as the tuno The jrol'lcn robin pipes o'erhoad In the leafy month of June. Oh ! search you far and search'you near, Ann search the wide world over, "What can you ever tlnd so dear. Oh! what can jou discover "Upon th s earth so weet and fine So fair as is my Valentine? Jly Valcnt'nc ha dimpled hands Which I kneel down to kiss. "What monarch over many lands More feaity has than this? He is a kinir. my sweetheart truo, His subject triad am I. His to command, and mine to do His s'ovcreisrn w.ll most high. Oh ! search you far and search you near, And search the wide world over, "What can vou ever find so dear. Oh! what can you discover Upon this earth feo sweet and fine, So fair as J...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 February 1886

-" J-." -v y .- j v. 'V'"-1 T " -H r CV 1 JQt 'f if if F 1 r dH. Ift m. -i uja , ii soots yvLu.vi a 43 pv 1Uv tit: i o :$. srt -witf M fee &&& - f IflttpARB WANTING BARGAINS T ' ' ' "" '' "" r !kTmHLrrii6:iT:::"iinTmJI BBOCHftSON'S ifr..-.wwra ... - yra i i: w rj - V'-.ia6dfeB:"D.'Hornaday-, Co. Supt J-.V'-.'tC'-t'e&cbers of North anSYSonTh iW"'?'-iHckiflflb& County will meet at the Hfc&- Dipkjflsbp County a'school house, four miles Southwest $$ene, on Saturday, February 27th, 6f at 10 o'clock a. m. sharp. TBOGBAMilE. Address of Welcome O. W. Kirby Response.- ..... ....... J 5-", ? Geography of Kansas. H. .N Iesley iiow to teach MultipUcation and Division Miss Estella Ruga "War History.... Bpel ling............ Readings. ........... Co. High Schools I. u. uaKer Miss "ora Collins H. E. Ackers S. B. Goodspeed language...... Miss Lizzie Cooley XnrcntJca nnd Stlmulents O. Iu Bates- Civil Government J. H. Engle How to conduct monthly Examinations 3L A. Lemmon Teac...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

r .' frIff WANTING A BARGAIN IN LUMBER AND PLASTERING MATERIAL CALL ON MILLER & THOMAS, ABILENE, KAffgagftgg V TIME REFLECTOR. VOL. 3. ABILENE, LICKIIsrSOIsr COUNTY, KANSAS, FEB. 25, 1886. NO. 96. THE V Abilene Reflector. Thursday, Feb. 25, 1886. . L. ITKOTHBE. HENKT LITT3. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS' The Secret Given Away. As the Republicans are now vocif erously in favor of re-opening the pen sion floodgates it is well to recall the fact that in the forty-seventh Congress, when they had both llouees and the Presidency, it did not occur to them to advocate the proposition to increase the arrearages of pension payments to $300,000,000. And again in the Forty-eight Con gress, when they had one house and the President, they were equally un mindful of this great bounty of hund reds of millions. Mr. Sherman who opposed it with such vigor two years ago, has been con verted to its support. It is a bid for the soldier vote, and has relation to his Presidential aspirat...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

BMBBM BUM IB SreM 37" Any person who taJtew me paper re;ro lar'yfroui tho jost-o!ictvnether directed to bis namcor whether he Is a subscriber or not. Is responsible for tho pay. The court havo decided that refusing' to take newspapers from the post-office, or re moving and leaving them uncalled for. Is prima facie evidence of intentional rKACD VOICES OF PROPHECY. When I to the woodland was wont to repair, In the season of pleasure and mirth, It rucitled to myiiad Hocks of the air And numberless trlbos of tho earth. How slender the sound that is echoed hore now These bright, frozen arches to thrill -The snap of a twlfr or the creak of a toouffb, Or the sigh of tho wind on tho hill. The ne?t of th'e warbler is empty and tossed; The partridge Is lonely and shy: jnd, clad in a livery white as the frost. The rabbit slips silently ttf. The squirrel Is hid in the heart of a treo, Secure from the sleet and the enow. And who was so merry and saucy as he? Tho jauntiest fellow I knowl Vet, und...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

J 1 r SfATE APPORTIONMENT. The Apportionment Mil a Finally Fasted by the Legislature. Following is the apportionmont bill agreed upon by the Conference Committee anl finally passed by the Legislature: SEXATK DISTB1CTS. 3. Browa and Doni-,27. 3IarIon, piorris and pban. i Chase. 2. Atchison. 28. JlcPherson and 3. Leavenworth. i Harver. i. Wyandotte. (29. DickinBon and Clay. !i. Johnson and Mi-flO- vaMiitigton and ami. Marshal. 6. Linn and Ander-iH. Ottawa and Saline. son. T. Bourbon. 4. Crawfonl. 'i Cherokee. 10. Labette. 11. Montgomery. U. Neobha and 3Z. Cloud and Kepub- lic. OX Jewell and Mitch ell. I'M. Osborne, Husecll. i Lincoln and EUs-'il-t worth. rn. 3.j. Smith, Phillips and 1 . .'. . Rush. Ellis. Rooks. n. Coffey and Frank-' lin. is. Owif. I 10. Poujflae. 17. Shawnee. Graham. Trezo.Gove. Sheridan, Decatur, Rawlins. Thomas, St. Johu, Wallace, Sher man and Cheyenne. lb. Jefferson and Jack-.37. Rice, Stafford and , son. Barton. 19. esnaha and Pot-.IS. Reno and KInirman. tnwutotn...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

IF IN NEED OF LUMBER FIGURE WITH THE CHICAGO LUMBER COMPANY Abilene Eeflector. Thursday, Feb. 25, 1886. 9. X. rraoTnEK. hexbt urrs. STROTHER & L1TTS, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS- IS IT EIGHT? The finding of John M. Gleissner guilty of violating the prohibition law is greatly deplored by the citizens of thia county, there is no man that stands higher in the estimation of our people, for truth, honor and integrity, than John M. Gleissner; a self made young business man, his life has been an honor to himself, to those nearest him and to our city and county. We believe, the people believe that lie has endeavored to conscientiously carry out a law that, owing to its de fects will betray any one that attempts to live within its provision. If there is any way under heaven by which he can be saved from the penalty, the entiie populace will rejoice and feel that there is still ar "God in Israel." The entire sympathy of our people is proof pf Mr. Gleissner's standing among his fellow men; he m...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

For the Largest, Cheapest and Best Selected Stock of Lumber in the County call on the Chicago Lumber Company,' AMtSfife, Ks." 1 r f.; CAM. OX R. F. RUSSELL FOR LOW PRICES ON AXL KIXDS OF HARNESS. CEDAR STREET, SOUTH RAILROAD, ABILENE, KANSAS. OF New Western Kansas Lands Tor rale; ana homesteads, pre-emptions and tlm Derefi Cnltnres secured by "Wlllson &, Ilodshler. Attorneys, Wa Keener, Ka3. Office In Land Otnc Bnildlnc. Correspondence will receive prompt attention. Referto snerlli Miller, C. T. Estes, 3. 5. "Wise and I. W. Sillier, Abilene, and ttego county Bank, Wa Keenej. LOOAL AND OTHERWISE. Ilavo your prescriptions compounded 8t John M. Gleissners Drugstore, east Bifle of Broadway, or. 3d street. 39-ly F. H. Boardman &Co., successors to J. E. Bone brake, Hardware Co- The maid expects her beau to-night. And Mis the stove with anthracite, Because the air is raw and damp, But quite lorgot to All the lamp. Newton Democrat. The youth, her expects, did not blast While above t...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

i'v ABILENE REFLECTOK PUBLISHED BY ST"ROTHF,R & TTTTS. OUBRENT COMMENT. The police of Moscow have discov ered a Nihilist circular announcing that several Russian nobles will be put lo death. Elizabeth Moxat, aged sixtyyears, was blown across the North Sea from the Shetland Islands in a fishing smack recently. She was seven days without food or water. Thuee children in the family of Leo Monsier, living near Winchester, O., were fatally poisoned recently by eating cake made with poisonous baking powder. The comparative statements of the ctoss earnings of Western railroads for the month of January were reported not encouraging, and there was a marked falling off in the majority of cases. The Utes are reported desirous of selling their reservation in the Southern Colorado District to the Government and moving from the State. They have cent a delegation to Washington to see if a satisfactory treaty can be made. The Attorney General has rendered, a decision that members of Congress, i...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

M ABILENE liEFLECTOB PUBLISHED TIY TKOTHEB & LITT THE FORSAKEN FARM HOUSE. -Against the wooled hills It stands. Gliot of a ilcnd home, staring through Its broken lights on -vasted lands Where old Umc harvests grew. TJnplowcd, unsown, by scythe iinhora. The poor, forsaken ftrm-f1elds lie. Once rich and r.fe with Roldcn corn And pale green breadths of rye. Of hcnlthfiil herb and flower bereft. The jrarden plot no housewife keeps; Through wc-eas and tannic only left. The snake, its tenant, creeps. A. lilac spray, once blossom-clad, Swnvs bare before the emptv rooms; JJeside tho rootie-s porch a sad Pathetic red rose blooms. 311 track, in mold and dust of drought. On floor and hfarth the squirrel loaves, And in the tireless chimney's mouth His web the sp.der weaves. The leaning- barn, about to fall. Heounds no more on husking eves; 2v'n cattle low in yard or stall. Xo threshf r beats his sheaves. So PTd, so drear! It sccins almost Pome haunting Presence makes its sign; That down yon...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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