Jane Small Of North Carolina
We have a better than Dr. Mary Walker in our midst, for our woman does hard work, and is sensible with it all. And, moreover, she has worn tha male attire a number of years, and no comment is made, because she is known as one of the best and hardest working farmers in the county, and she simply goes along ud attfinda to her farm without suowing herself rauch on the big road of life, save now and then she drives her span of 'jlack horses to Keidsville, dressed iu pants, boots and hat. She wears a striped cotton cloth diess over her pants that takes just about the knees. Sb e was in town tho other day with her pair of blaoks. Her name is Miss Jane Small, and her age is between.30 and 40. 8he lives near Wade's Mili in this county, and runs a small farm of her own. She worms, cuts and cures her own tobáceo, cuts wood for the coal-kiln, burns her coal, ditches, digs, and in faotdoos everything about her farm. Sho also runs a still-house. She is no lazy woman, and is fitter to wear a man'sdress than many au ídle loafer who has it on. 8he wiil whip a fellow in a minntö.
Ann Arbor Argus