The Potter journal. (Coudersport, Pa.) 1857-1872, January 31, 1861, Image 1

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3011:‘.1 S. MANN,
'audersport, will attend the several
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rapt attention. Office corner of West
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The . wet, trees hang above the walks,
Purple with dump and earthish stains,
And strewn by moody, absent rains
Witirose-leavcs from the wild-grown stalks.
Uninown, in heavy, tangled swaths, •
The ripe June-grass is wanton blown";
Snails slime the untrodden threshold-stone,
Along the sills hang drowsy moths.
Dawn the blank visage of the wall,
Where many a wavering.tnte: appears
Like a forgotten trace of tears,
From swollen eaves the slow drops crawl.
Where everything waS widi before,
The curious wind, that comes and goes;
.Finds all the latticed windows close,'
Secret-and close the bolted door.
And with the shrewd anu curious wind, •
That in the archial door Way cries,
And at the bolted portal tries,
And harks and listens at the - blind,—
Forever lurks my thought about,
And hi the ghostly middle-night -
Find all the hidden windowth bright, •
Arid sees the guests go in and out,—
And lingers till the pallid dawn,
And feels the mystery deeper there
Tn Acta. gust-swept chambers bare,
With all the midnight revel gone;
But wanders through the lonesome rooms,
Where harsh the astonished cricket calls,
And, from the-hollows of the walls
7ahishing,- stare unshapen glootnej
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And lingers Set, and cannot come
Out of the drear and desolate place,
So full of ruin's solemn grace.
And haunted with the ghost of home.
Mr. and Mrs. Rasher.
I wish You wouldn't call it a house
warming, my dear ; when, people lived in
two-story houses, and did their own work,
they called such things " house-Wartn
inus,"and it sounds so old-fashioned. 'I
know - you've a pont:hong for everything
old-fashioned : it 'seems to be a weakness
of yours; I expert every day to see you
come down with your grandfather's long
tailed blue on—though as for that, you'll
scarcely have a chance now, fur when we
left the other house I sent it to the dogs.
run wouldn't have taken fifty dollars of
any man's money for that coat ? What
was it worth, I'd like to know, but. just
to clutter the closet, and get moths in it?
Still, if you teel solnid about it, I'm sorry
I s 'rit it off. It went through the-Rev
olutionary War, and you-was proud of it?
Oh ! if I'd have thought about that, I'd
nave kept it, for it's quite fashionable to
have relics of the Rcvoiution. What was
your grandfather, my love ? A general?
" A blaellsmith." O get out r "Andes
brave as the bravest general; wli, follow.
ed the army to shoe the, horses, and put
shoes on General Washington's own horse
tunny a time, and was wounded twice in
battle." La ! that's all nice enough, but
I'm not going to brag about it before folks.
It's a different style of forger)/ that's
the aristocratic thing now-a-days ; a man
may forge a cheek, but not a chain, if he
,wants to keep in good society. Only
blow your own bellows loud enough, and
you'll be all right with the wqrld." Why,
- Rasher, I didn'l know as you had so much
morphine in your nature; you're usually
so cheerful'. Come, now, let's talk
about my party, or my fate, as Mrs. FitZ
Siramons'ealls it. I'dlike to make out
the list of invitations this evening, so's
to get the cards engraved. They, ought
to be out a week before hand. I'm going
to have them very large, and very square,
and several of to each person ; one
small square one, colored, with "Admit
the Bearer" on it, and one—what's that?
No, it won't be ridicalous, either! Didn't
his Royal Highness—what if it was at a
public building, instead of a private house?
1. know it ain't - necessary, but it's stylish,
and that's enough. Once for all, Rasher,
let me settle ail these little points of eti
queue ; you're very good iu your way,
but somehow you've uo faculty for Com
prehend'ng all the little niceties; in other
words—there's no making a silk purse of
a sow's ear ? There it comes again !
those eternal allusions! - HoiveYer, you
think the purse is a pretty full one, if it
isn't of silk That's so I
_Nobody could
be more generous or better` than
you arc, my love; and if you'd only get
over some of your queer ideas, and quit
punning—,especially allusions to your
business—,l should be one of the happi.
est women in the world You can't guess
how uncomfortable you make me when
we're in cornpany ; I. feel every minute as
it -I was sitting by a• powder magazine
that was going to explode; I'm so afraid
of theni terrible little escapades of yours.
You thought it was me who did
. all she
blowing up? Well, I do - it. in the strict
seclusion of the fatiiily circle, if-I do; add
if you'd Confine yourself to the Same, - 1.
shouldn't mind what you said:- Not even
if you sitirl your darling Marierf Wasn't the
ivomati she used to be ? No, not even
then; I've no ambition to be-the woman
-1 , was, When ono silk dress a.,year, and two
bonnets satisfied me; •
-Qeootea. to -iiji, fliiidiplos of Dili bch)oat•oc,.. q tfie.: lAssOttliiiotiort of.:44 . olll4,ltifeNtylia 'via laktl.
,PA., THURSDAWIANU : ; Y 31; 1861.
.13ittlet's get .backto tire invitations.
I shall have no difficulty in making out
my list: You've no idea of the people
tharhave.lefc their cards since we cluing
ed,our residence; d.zenti and dozens of
all' the broWn-stones up, and down the
street, - and they're 'all jus.t the' sort of
folks I want at my fate. Mrs. - Fiti'Sint.
Montt knows
.the 'most, of ' em, .and lths
probably been the means of their calling.
As the girls arc going to be at hotheove
must have plenty of young people to
dance; Ccrintha' never looks beam then
when she's 'dancing., • You don't like to
see her whirled orotund in the arms of
then - dancing bears ? If's not just the
way lie used to do, to be sure; but this
is an age Of •progression, and what the
world thinks is right- is right.
I haven't writtOna.woid to tha girls
yet about the new house or the party ; I i
intend it to• be all a.surprise. I've or
dered their dresses; and they're- being
made up now. A maize colored tubire
antique for Cerint ha, with lace flounces;
and a white buffed Mull for Felica. You
should have . thought white • would have
been prettiest for both of "ern, seeing
they're only school girls yet? I'll war=
rant you! A book-muslin, tucked, with
pink and blue ribbons, - cost, inclUding
maltitg up, ten dollars apiece !: But girls
don't dress in that manner now-a-days.
A moire-antique ain't a bit too rich for
Cerintha's style, and the color suits with
her hair. She - owlet to have a set of
.pearls but I won't ask for them ti'l she's
out oisehool, since the house and all had
to be paid :or this year.
Who are you writing down there F
Your old friends, the Griggses ?. If you
intend to invite the Griggscs, then 1W
rive up the party at once. There ! thered
there! Now don't get mad, and tear the
paper in two; if you want to keep on
friendly terms with them, I' - shall have
no *objections to making .. .a-nice little tta
party eTeially for -Merit, and ask the
Fishers at the same time. .1 don't want
to, have - it said that Fre: forgotten my
friends, •and I can have them here often,
in a quiet way, hot „not to my fate. It
would spoil every speck of pleasure I
wight take. Mrs. Griggs used to be a
very good neighbor - when we were first
married. Many's the afternoon we've set,
and sewed, and' talked together; but she
always was ruttier *a comizon woman, and
her "husband had bad luck; hnd she'll
have nothing to wear, if she's asked, but
hel• old black silk, and She'll feel bound
to come, for fear we'd be hurt if she
shouldn't. -La, how blin&,some people
are ! If she had any delicacy, she'd feel
that—Lecause you've made money in the
pork business, and Griggs has failed in
the hardware line, there ought to be no
farther intimacy between the fat and the
fryinfipan 7 What a trying man you ifre,
Rasher ! It's in your line to be trying ?
Go on with ytur list, go on. " Mr. end
Mrs. B. Baker." There, you needn't try
to help- me about the invitations ; l'd
rather make them out myself. One Would
think you were obeying the -injunctions
of the Scriptures literally, to ask in the
beggars of the- street, when everybody
kii3ws that if the Bible wasn't entirely
figurative, we couldn't get along at all. -
What are you-leaning back on the sofa
and sighing•in that melancholy way-for?
Put not going to offend your old Cronies.
If yeti want to ask Griggs to a cigar and
a glass of sherry in the diu;ng-rootn, when
you're elono of• evenings, I shall not ob
ject; and I expect to have to ask his wife
here three or four times a year. .And the
smile with the Bakers and the Fishers.
You think ought to send Polly Griggs
a new dress to wear to the party, if she
hasn't got any, instead of slighting bcr
on that accouut ? - -Well, if you aini the
I oddest man ! Who ever heard of such a
thing? su:e it would -never have
come into any-bud: f .'s head but yours. If
you feel-like dressing up your neighbors
in silks nud satins you'd better begin at
once. But do remember that charity
begins at home. Llere's Cerintlia in want
of that set of pearls, and I haven't treat
ed myself to that camel's hair Shawl yet,
and you're talking about giving -Mrs.
Griggs a silk dress - fit to wear to my par
ty I.: You retneMber when' she used to
lend me her- white crape shawl when I
would go out a calling ? Rasher,
will you take your heels down. off .that
-satin damask :rose-colored sofa, and try
and sit up like. n gentleman? You're
tired 7-- Indeed, and _what's tired. you ?
I think a man worth as much money as
you might afford to hire other people to
do his work. As long es you're in busi
ness you'll hafe to attend twit, and, you're
not - rich enough to, quit off yet, 'Specially
at the rate the money is,flying7. There
it coinesreProaches a-rea - dy I I don't
believe a Woman ever gaie a party in the
world that her husband didn't reproach
her - for it—except the weddin g party,
which they're always. glad enough to at-
tend. You didn't intend any reproaeh
at - all-you're perfectly-willing I small be
happy tuy..own Way ? • Conic.; let's go
into the library; If you're tired. you can
lounge there, as much as yon please.: ph,
I argot to tell you the silver - came home
to-day. and it's splendid. Mrs. Fitz !
'Simmons was here when it opine, and I
went down with nie` to look at it. - She
said all those little pigs running about on
the teapot and everything were sweet and
very appropriate. I thought perhapi she
had reference to •your business, at) I told
her they weren't pigs at all; itliPt She
wild boar occupied a conspicuous place
ID the old country heraldry, and litid been
the crest of your family 'ever4ince the
Conquest. • She asked the what Conquest,
and I told her I didn't know. .-She said
it Must have been the Porcine War, and
I told her 'quite likely.l She' Pitted me
the meaning bl Larthim," for
Mts. Fitz Simmons don't- understand
Linn as well as she dots •Frenoh, and I
told her it signified tbat, "Discretion was
the better part of valor ; " which' she
thought was a very pretty, motto, and
very suitable to an3bodY in the 'mercan
tile line. Her husband's a law . ter, but
he don't make a quarters the mosey. you
do, so we've very good reasons for being
friends L-she likes my tuoney,*pnit I like
her influence, and-it shesays impertinent
thiegs, once and a while] I have my little
revenges. •
But if I don't get abOut my- list, I'll
never net all ,the names down.' Mrs.
Fitz Simmons says,
if I want to inekesny
self porular, and have . my part suc
cessful, I roust have perfect supp rs and
plenty of wine. The music must. tip good;
but the wine must be better—that, the
young men who give life and spirit to
such occasions only ask plenty to eat and
drink, and music to dance by, and-girls
to dance with, to be satisfied—if they are
-treated well in• these respects, i they'll
praise me and come again. Very ;modest
of 'em ?. Don't talk about rOdesty,
Rasher, if you don't want to beiritlieu
loos. Mrs. Clarence COrnell advs it's
immodest to talk about a thing's; being
I immodest, fur, if we were all as pure as
I we ought to be, everything would be pure
to us, which is the reason the very most
respectable ladies can dim and behave•
as they do, which seems to me to be very
good reasoning, indeed, and I hope you
wont be going and making a fool a
bad man of yourself, and! provingj your :
!self to be full of evil thoughts, by being
prudish about matters thalt all fashionable
people know are proper. , You're Suited,
if . the women are? What's that tacked up
against those books, like a notice of .a
sheriff's sale against a wall ? Read it and
see ?•
WANTED, A Governess, far two full2grown
people, who, having suddenly become Wealthy
enough to purchase a library, want isorne
body to splain it to them. She must under
stand the history of Grease, Prench,l Hog-
Latin and Politeness, and be; capable Of giv
ing the butler orders when the lady Of the
house is up a stump. Celery sati4facto
rY. . I
Now, asher, that's yoar hand sting
and your spelling too: bow lent , as it
been up there?, That friend o e fi Mrs.
Cerulean's was here to-eayl, that literary
gentleman, that she thinks such-al lion.
What's that? see-lion, yo*guess, liy the
~way she shows hiai up as if he wore 'at
I3arnum's.- Oh, hush, het was here this
very biternood, looking at the boo)* and
I know now- what he was! laughing at,
though lie pretended it war something
else. If• yen will - play prietical . jokes,
play 'eni on sotnehody besides me. 1 Oh,
you needn't go to hugging me like a
bear; . that's a certain sign youul feel
Well, Cerintha, the party's over; The
butler's putting away the things, and
there's a plateful of grease tin the dieing- .
room carpet, I saw this ttio•eing, when .11
went in Li take a cup of tea to clear off
my headache. I had your and Felicia s`
breakfast sent to your bed, for I knew
you , wouldn't want to , get up till noon,.
It's twelve - now, Mid I couldn't Wait lany
longer to come in and talk over the af
fair. Did ye - a enjoy yourselves, girlO, as
well as you expected ? I think it was a
splemild.affair. If it ht.dn't'been for that
accident, which really trade l your father
angry, and if it hadn't been for two or
tbtee things he would Beyond his atroc
ious puns, I should think the party !was
a great success. - Mrs. Fitz Siinnions
congratulated me.before she ',went away.
She said she hadn't been to a party tlii.4
season that cost- so muchthe supper
was exquisite—and, who - furnished_ the
liquors.? Ydu know I dide't let your
father see my dress until I was ail reedy
for the evening, and then I let him intny
chamber to get his opinion.. i Ile said 11
looked as nice as if rd been !corn-fed.—
What did you say'? You think it tra'n,t
exactly in good taste for
. the !mates ,to ,
be dressed so much—Magenta velvet n d
white plumes? Why didn't you saso
before, then, and I would have altered'
wy style ? Yuu danced better than any 1
girl in the rooms, and Felioia looltedhe
prettiest. And I don't think you . need
to .be ashamed of your toothett last night, l
girls. Everybody was coniplimenung
me, and my girls, and furniture, and 42ty
house. Mr. ,Easably• asked die where I
ROL so fine a collection of pictures, and
whether "I bought - them by :the aciciire
yard or - by the piece. , I wcs.glad to tell
him what a bargain I got in, them, t and
ho congratulated me on it in the plet4:
antest Wanner. - - Your father was iii the
best of humors, full of his jokes and !talk,
but for my part, I'd rather he'd a been
more silent and retiring, for, though he
made a good deal of laughing, be made
so many faux pas, he kept
_me in a 'eon
stunt state of reprehension. .
When Mrs. Gitand lost -off that ele
gant necklace she wore, he told her 'i•slili
iwas casting her pearls before striae,"
which wasn't very 'flattering to those
lnice young men who surrounded her.—
lWhich reminds me
-again of the accident.
The butler tells me those young getitle
lute's, who cut the ropes,
had first gone
up stairs to the private liquor room, and
drank too much braudv-d
anwater, 'and
they felt so funny and 'full of mischief,
that they didn't know what-to do with
i . I
themselves; and - happening to pass the
}dumb-waiter, one of em said it would be
a duced good thing to cut the ropes, and i
the rest laughed, and thought it wonld,
and two of 'em did it, and down went'
the waiter with all then] fancy bottles and
eut.glasson it, and that splendid peach
bowl, anti a lot of my finest poree:ain.
When we heard -the crash, I turned
quite pale i for I thought some of 'the
I floors Lad broke down, tar something
awful; but when your pa saw the mis
chief and found out how it was done, he
was real angry about it,:which isn't very
! common fur him. I be g ged and implared
liim to say nothing,; and. he finally .rot
good natured again ;' but I beard.,hini
telling 'Senator Brown,. at the supiier
table, he thought it Was "cutting it rath
er. too fat," and if the young men tho't
they could treat him in that • wanner,
they'd got the wrong pig by the ear • they
should never be asked to his house again.
But I must coax him out- of; that, for
those Cary young gentlemen belong
the cream of our sat, and they only hap
peaed -to take a little too much... Of
course, if they'd have been in their senses
they wouldn't have done it. You hope,
he won't offend young Spangler? I no
ticed be danced with you twice last night
my dear; so I went straight to'Mrs Fitz
Simmons and asked her, confidentially,
all about him. He lives rather high,
and belongs,' to one of the real old fowl
lies ; but they're not ;my wealhty and she
don't know where he gets all the motley
he spends. He's after - a rich wife, and
I persume hell propose on the first o f ri ,
portnnity. I don't. think your father
would like to see his meney - going to pay
I that 'young gentlewan'a debts and ex
,Still he's
,got style, mid
Style is-. You don't intend to marry
hini, 'out you want the Mat of his atten
tions ? , Oh, very well! I sec 'you can
take care of year:Ai, my love. Felicia,
here, is such an innocent little thing,
she's 'after her ' father's own heart. II
shOuldn't wonder, yet dish utarried some
clerk or music -teacher, because she im
agined herself in love with, Lim'; when,
if Ohe'd only—..husband her resources,
she'd be all right !" Goodness, gracious
me t , lie tier, what brought .yoU home
this Limo a day; and up into thiS &ma
i:ter. •She can find plenty of scoundrels
ready to-husband her resew aes, aed. when
they've got theni, won't care whether
they husband your pretty Felicia or net"
You're such a croaker, you'll make your
datighters believe the world's full of , de
signing men after their-fortunes. What's
that, Felicia, darling ?. If you, getas good
a Wan as your papa, you'll be satisfied ?
And well you may! He's always been
a gb.d provider, -and an indulgent bus.
band." I've only three faults to find with
your father : the first is, his being in the
pork business—me next his habit of
playing-practical jokes—and the last, his
dreadful, utter want of style. Ile has
no air. Ile isn't hurt at
-my say' ing it,
for he knows it himself. Put on the,
best{ broadcloth of the latest make,• Jan•
vin's gloves, and Genin's hat, it don't
make a bit of difference, lie's still „the
same plain, fuggy, short little' man - a bit- t
in ,, the fingers ef his gloves, and looking`
as he wasn't to his own house
nor his Own clothes. lie has naair.--
l It's the trial of my life, 'but I can't help
it. - IWhat did you say, Rasher? You're
I like the Englishman's scalded .pig? Clear
1 out df this chamber ! limn% permit my
daughters to hear such foul allusions;—.
It wasn't a fowl allusion; it was a piggish
one ?I Go along down stairs before
.1 take
the brecitestiek to you.. I've forgotten
thaase of the broomstick ? Come, come
Rasher, the chambermaid- may be listen
ing at the door. I wish you wouldn't
referito the past so frequently. You may
stay-if yoall behave yourself, for I- want
to ask you about the party. But first
tell uie what brought y6u 'home? ? The
stage ? Nonsense! what did you - l atitue I
homelier? - For the teat of the 'clay?
But What was your object in cowing so
early ? Yea didn't object ? - I'll - quit
asking you questions, if I'm to be both
ered in this- manner. - You've come bowel
to seelyour little girls? - , Ob, well, that's
natural_ enough, 1,,. snppose, begin you,
had SO little chance of talking to them
yesterday. .Brit they're' not !WIC girls
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any longer, yeti sec..' eerintha's Shot up
like a tieltit-shilk. As for FeION She'll
aldayst be little like yob; Vat iduil iiiii '
herfull growth. - - :. ,
Everybody Complimented ottr
last night, Rasher, The 'new silver made
a gorgenbe tippeirtinde ; ei•effllrody looltedl
at it, and get everybody else , to' looky 'lett
notice4ur coat-or:dins, and told 'l4'
other the mette: I heard "ming Find,'
mery itiiporiiiit to Mi. Clareude _Cor
nell tha the couldn't have 'believed 'his
own ears, if he hadn't have "seen With'
his own eyes. There welt; so ninny'
smiles and whispers'at first, I wilt tiftaid*-'
something was writing. I tisked jetties if
anything had gone - wrong, and be said
Otero had not;, he'd never Waited oil n
nicer table. Vummery . made himielf
very polite tO me after I noticed: hint
laughing with Uri. .Corni3 l .l. Heherped •
me to salad, and put cream in my coffee
when I toll] him I took it. As he held
the die Ml-jag in his hand, 'he, looked
again at our coat-of :inns. "Salve Lar
dum," said he, very gravely.. "I was not
aware of ',the Rasher device till this even
ing, thoigh l'ie b'eeti cialte witudent of
heraldry.l What is your receipt for cur
ing bactin, Mrs.l Rasher?"' "Dieing
bacon, Mr. Flummery !" I excldraid,
beginning to be offended, as I aliayi am
at sueli allasiods. i
"Yee, madam," he
replied, "I supposed that curing it was
the surest mintier of saving it; though
dotititleSN.vour ancestry saved theta by
taking to their heels at the proper Mo
ment:" ' i "lt is an article," said 1, - "that
I never herein my house; Ido not re
member now that I ever tasted any. I.
i .
have no receipts for curing IL" - "Mrs..
Rasher," Said he, suddenly, "you haVe'
luo sugaret." And he turned to - the
waiter to et me some. Just then, II
no'iced yo poking that Swami Brown
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in the ribs, and: laughing outrageously:
I knew you was telling Wm of icilati of •
your practical jokes; your very dodate
narme shoWed it,,and I involnutarilytried
to look at my back to see if yen hadn't'
labelled me With dome motto dr, sdnki;
thing, in your usual g ood taste. Wolf;
husband, Ilwant 'to k now what you and
the Senator were ha l?, so mach fun-
about. If you've been playiniany tri*
(mine, I want to know it; if I ever find
it out. you'll repent it I declare, if yeti
ain't laughing again at the very remem
brance of it]! I'll ask the Senator my ;
self the nett time I see him. ' I'll tell
you another thing young Flummery said
to me, though I'm sure I don't Imo*
what it menus. I don't comprehend half
he says;bat he's excruciatingly polite;
and has theireputation of being witty.—=
Mrs. Fitz SLIIIIIOI3B says she eouldn't
think of having even a• small • social
reunion without him, though I must
. cod.
fess, privately, I don't fancy him so much
as site does.l Says he, "Mrs. Rasher," '
says he, nape you read the late po'puldi
work, "Darwin on the Origin of the
SpeCies ?" kind says!, ".N, 0, - .Mr. Flaw
mery; I've been so? busy lately getting
fixed la the l i new. . house and ail : but I
expect it's id the library, for I told the.'
wan to bevel:ill the popular things.' -And -
I says he, "I vias just thinking it might
be possible your family were decended
reinotely fro 4 their own coat-of-Arms,'" •
I And I said, i'Of course we were l" tiritlt •
a good deal of emphasis, and asked him
if it was a bnok of heraldry, mid. he
muiled, and slid it was, the modt reliable
book of heraldry extaut. • -
I've only one lasting regret with regail
Ito my first paty. To be - sure, I'm sorry
for that praul 4 of the young gentliime.i,".
brcaking up the crockery so, which wss
rather wild of them ; but youthful.indis
cretion must of be judged 'too Severely;
especially wh 11 committed by the weat
hers of our first families. You !Wish they
bad spared yoUr punch,bowi ? ,You and
Griggs would havehad fine times over
1 that punch.bolvl this winter, Wealdn't
you? l'ui sapy it was.broken l'in laird
for it would have been a f&imitirt JO me
Ist the opera and other plaeps vihere sort
don't choose to, go along-r-"and where I
don't choose td have you"—te - thitik\ both
were comfortable at borne. - . - , •
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But, as I;vraS saying, I've only one listk
ing regret, whih is that:l. didn't succeed
in getting the Liverpools-here. I'd set ray
; heart on having, them, which I knew
would he the Means of ftzing my position
l in society.' 'What's ilia? If there's any
1 danger of my slipping out, I'd . better tie
I fastened in with a bottle of liquid glue I t
What a tormenting man you are, Rasher i
You've no more' sympathy with any
har feelings thart— , -dotet'htic4 roe; don't I
I ain't your spare-rib ! get out l',call mei
Your duck or yottr . gonse, if you want tOi
but don't dub me four stare-rib any snore;
I cap't stand it;L `: ', .
1 .Dire: , FitzSien one, lays that ottr ca r d
of invitation w re , very unipte: " I tat -
yon I understoo such matted, Mid the;
,they Would bejtat the thing. -.l)i'd I hard
" Couvlitheitarl "I'iilled tint di of 'OM;
or were the ree l seats One dollar' tix
trig? poti't - ' iati4!sitittei; • nt.f f foVe.
Come into oaf Teem and let the . gills'
dress: Hurry YoUrselves, my. Idarlings,
for - tbetc will be floods cf ton sil 'be!!