Jacksboro Gazette. (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 13, 1891 Page: 4 of 4
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skeptic sloven, scholar, wit and
queen of the salons frequented by
such men as Talleyrand, Schiller,
Mirabeau, Voltaire, Rousseau,
de Lafayette, Napoleon and Louis
How Some of Our Famous
People Got Their Start in
How some men have succeeded
in life to whom not a single cir-
cumstance was kind ? How often
we hear people say of some worth-
less follow: “Ah, well, he never
had half a chance! ” But there
are plenty of boys who have come
to the front in life’s battle who
never had even a quarter of a
chance. *, -
Take Thomas Ball, the sculptor,
for instance. lie was but 12years j
old when his father died. The j
poor widow—Thomas’ mother, j
young herself and far from strong, i
had five children. There was no
more school for Thomas after his
father’s death. Ho must go to
work and help support the rest.
He got a place in a grocery store,
where they gave him $1 a week.
Not much that—but what a dif-
ference it made to the poor little
From the time he was 12 young
Ball had always to work for the
others, until they were all grown
IIo had little instruction, even
in his art, and he never had that '
little until after he had earned the
money to pay for it,
although she might not wash her
face once in a week her front hair
had to be looked after every day,
and she wore a headdress of bead-
ed crape with a frill of little spiral
curls running across her forehead
from ear to ear that kept in curl,
but caught fluff, feathers and any
dust that was flying.
Empress Josephine, Queen Hor-
tease, Marie Louise and other
& '■? Qu&ran-isod
JSrMrf Oof/ * ee/
Hicloers have A *
besidethefjsh Brand ' Q.p, P
TRADnw.K.on eveiy Coat a * fcji
Ai; far aa I otn «Mo to jodgo, I think Paster
s I'.oive Totue 16 a perfect Gucceea, foi
anyone who Buffered lr. in a most painful
SS.S Lot 1,8rt s
■=■ S«»d»iy School S>ip«xluiseiAen
3Ja0BS:^,S’ ?Cf,£es‘<5 Co- hl.V. March 8, •>31.
A scholar ,n .he M. E. Sunday scirfo! (oi
n,11 * aili ,v‘nreri2itendom> I know was com
pcnea to stay at- homo on account of her-ail
nomi(epUeptic fits) for eight laonlba, but sino<
u.iug 1 a»„or koirng s Nerve 'i onic she sHcrC.
JOHN A. REESE, JR,
j Ike figures are subject to slight
® j modifications. There were re-
a turned by the enumerators 2,491,-
, 9,10 farms and hoiues occupied by
owners which are incumbered by
mortgages. This number includes
>s some farms and homes about
3, which the enumerators made no
ie report, and which belong partly
a- to the class of hired and partly to
s’ the class owned free, as well part-
ly ly to the class owned and inctun-
e- bered. Until this unknown quan-
n- tity, due to the failure of the
’s enumerators, is eliminated, it may
i- be regarded as approximately
n- true that 2,250,000 families of tho
a 12,500,000 families of the United
;e States occupy and own incumber-
3- ed farms and homes, and that 10,-
■y 250,000 families occupy farms afld
s- homes that are either hired or
d owned free.
The proportions of hired and
owned free homes and forms will
l- be known when the Population
■a division completes tho count of
)■ tho returns pertaining to them.
Watch Ollti Collar.
w-u.-.Tcn ............. s«id for
& J. TOWER. MfR. BOSTON. MASS' Catalogue.
coquettes of the first empire
banged their hair. With the res-
toration and its elephant sleeves.
Tam O’Shanters and barrel-sized
muffs, the frill of loose curls was
still popular, and every woman of
fashion under the second empire
colored her hair a parrot or copper
red, hoisted it up with an enor-
mous chignon and, led by Eugenie
in her hoop-skirted court, trimmed
their pretty little foreheads with
spit curls and beau catchers.
Hon. W. H. Crain, member oi
Congress from Texas, writes: “ It
affords me pleasure to add my
testimony to that of hundreds
who have experienced relief bj
the use of your wonderful ‘ Hed-
Ake.’ ” Cures in fifteen minutes.
For sale all druggists, 50c.
Now is the time to sub
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Ie for? ones have been rot
us, by Am-.a Pago, A<
><1 Jno. Bonn, Tok*tf‘
and Jno. Bonn, Tote«kf
i? _ Some mm over
Ton can do ilic work Ml
(mouth. You mu do the work «
fnt home, wherever you arc. fivt
pinners are easily earning from
VlOa day. All ages. We show v<j
and start von. fan work in
rr all the time. Big nr onex for v
ers. Failure unknown among i
XLW and wonderful. PurtlouVic
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THE NEW WEBSTER
JUST PUBLISHED—ENTIRELY HEW.
Then there was that other sculpt-
or, Hiram Powers. Hiram was
the eighth of nine children, and
he was a very small boy when his
father died; and like Ball, he had
to go to work for the family. He
had been born in Vermont, but
his parents had moved out to
Ohio in that way poor people have
of roaming hither , and yon after
It was in Ohio that the father
died, and in Ohio that Hiram
fought hi6 youthful battle. For
seven years he had charge of the
wax figures in a Cincinnati museum
and it was while there that he felt
an impulse toward his future art,
and tried his prentice hand at
modeling in clay.
But not until he was 30 years
old was he permitted to strike out
for himself, aud he was 32 before
he had money enough to go to It-
aly. Yet he was to be sculptor
of the Greek Slave.
Peter Cooper, who founded the
Cooper institute, had a still harder
struggle, because, as a boy, his
health was the frailest. He went
to school but one year of his life, .
and during that year he could on- ,
ly go every other day. But when ■
he was five years old ho was earn-
ing his living by pulling hair from '
the skins of rabbits hie father shot
to make hat pulp.
He had not “half a chauce.”
It seemed almost literally that he ’
had no chance at all. He went to 1
New York when lie was 17 years 1
old to make his fortune. He walk- (
ed the streets for days before
h* got a place, and then
dissent from it at all they base their
dissent only on questions of meth-
od. Democrats, in the Alliance
and out of it, necessarily oppose
Federal control of crops and Fed-
eral ownership of f-ailroads, bat
such methods as this are so palpa-
bly against public policy that the
Alliance will abandon them as
soon as it frees itself from the
manipulation of Republican agents
and lias full opportunity for uncon-
The Kentucky election shows
Democratic farmers that they can
exercise their influence in their
own party and through their own
party machinery without seeking
to form a class party through
which to separate themselves
from the great body of their conn-
'cured at home with-
out pain. Book of par-
ticulars sent FREE,
i B.M. WOOLLEY,M.D.
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Our Common Schools and the
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One great reason why young
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Rogers, J. N. & Rogers, Alice M. Jacksboro Gazette. (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 13, 1891, newspaper, August 13, 1891; Jacksboro, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth730329/m1/4/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library.