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BIS PA BAS GOT KELIGIOH.
"Well, that beats the devil," said th?
grocery man as he stood in front of his
grocery and saw the bad boy coming
along on the way home from Sunday
school with a clean shirt on and a Testa
ment and some dime novels under his
arm, "What has got into you, and what
has come over your Pa? I see he has
braced up and looks pale and solemn.
You haven't converted him, have you?"
"Pa teas stamping on lt with his boots."
"No, Pa has not got religion enough to
hurt yet, but he has got the symptoms.
He has joined the chureh on prowbation
and is trying to be good so Le can get in
the church for keeps. He said it was
hell 1 i vin g the way he did, and he has got
me to promise to go to Sunday school
He said if 1 didn't he would maul ms so
my skin wouldn't hold water.
"You seo, Ma said Pa had got to be on
trial for six months before he could get
in the church, and if he could get along
without swearing and doing anything
bad he was all right, and we must try
him and see if we could cause him to
swear. She said she thought a person
when they was on a prowbation ought
to be a martyr and try and overcome all
temptations to do evil, and if Pa could
go through six months of our home life
and not-cuss the hinges off the door he
was sure of a glorious immortality be
yond the grave. She said it wouldn't be
wrong for me to continue jto play.inno- -
cent jokes oh Pa, and if he took it all
right he was a Chistian, but if he got a
hot box and flew around mad he was
better out of church than in it. There he
comes now," said the boy as he got be
hind a sign, "and he is pretty hot for a
Christian. He is looking for me. You
had ought to have seen him in church
"You see, I commenced the exercises at
home after breakfast by putting a piece
of ice in each of Pa's boots, and when he
pulled on the boots he yelled that bis feet
were all on fire, and we told him that it
was nothing but symptoms of gout, so
he left the ice in his boots to melt, and
he said all the morning that he felt as
though he had sweat his boots full. But
that was not the worst. You know, Pa
he wears a liver pad. Well, on Saturday
my chum and me was out on the lake
shore, and we found a nest of ants, these
little red ants, and I got a pop bottle
half full of the ants and took them home.
I didn't know what I would do with the
ants, but ants are. always handy to have
In the house. This morning when Pa
was dressing for chureh I saw his liver
pad on a chair and noticed a hole in it,
and I thought what a good place it would
be for the ants.
"I. dont know what possessed me, but
I took the liver pad into my room and
opened the bottle and put the hole over
the mouth of the bottle, and I guess the
ants thought there was something to eat
in the liver pad, 'cause they all went
Into lt, and they crawled around in the
bran and condition powders inside ot it,
and I took it back to Pa, and he put it
on under his shirt and dressed himself,,
and we went to church. Pa squirmed a
little when the minister was praying,
and I guess Borne of the.ants had come
out to view the landscape o'er. When
we got up to sing the hymn, Pa kept
kicking, as though be was nervous, and
he felt down his neck and looked sort of
wild, the way he did when he had the
jim j ams. When we sat down, Pa couldn't
keep still, and I like to died when I saw
some of the ants come out of his shirt
bosom and go racing around his white
vest. Pa tried to look pious and re
signed, but he couldn't keep his legs
still, and he sweat more'n a pailful.
"When the minister preached about
'the worm that never dieth,' Pa reached
into his vest and scratched his ribs, and
he looked as though he would give $10 if
the minister would get through. Ida she
looked at Pa as though she would bite
his head off, but Pa he just squirmed and
acted as though his soul was on fire.
Say, does ants bite or just crawl around?
Well, when the minister said amen and
prayed the second round and then said
a brother who was a missionary to the
heathen would like to make a few re
marks about the work of the missionaries
in Bengal and take up a collection, Pa
told Ma they would have to excuse him,
and he Ut out for home, slapping himself
on the legs and on the arms and on the
back, and he acted crazy. Ma and me
went home after the heathen got through
and found Pa in his bedroom with part
of his clothes off, and the liver pad was
on the floor, and Pa was stamping on it
with his boots and talking off ul.
" 'What is the matter?" says Ma. ?Don't
your religion agree with you?*
? " 'Religion be dashed,' says Pa as he
kicked the liver pad. T would give $10
to know how a pint of red ants got into
my liver pad. Religion is one thing, and
a million ants walking all over a man
playing tag is another. I didn't know
the liver pad was loaded. How in Ge
henna did they get in there?' and Pa
scowled at Ma as though he would kill
" 'Dont swear, dear,' says Ma aa she
threw down her hymnbook and took ?ff
her bonnet. 'You should be patient. Re
member, Job was patient, and he was af
flicted with sore boils.'
" 'I dont care,' says Pa as he chased
lAMEjmCAH PRESS ASSOCJATIOrU
ene anta oat of his 'drawers; ' 'Job never
had ants in his liver pad. If he had, he
would have swore the shingles off a barn.
Here.-y on, ' says Pa, speaking to me, 'yon
head off them ants running under the
If the truth was known, I be
lieve you would be responsible for this
outrage.' And Fa looked at me kind of
" 'CBi, Pa,' says I, with tears in my
eyes,.|do you think your little Sunday
school boy would catch ants in a pop
bottle" on the lake shore and bring them
homeland put them in the hole of your
* just before you pat it on to go
in? Ton are too bad.' I And 1
o tears, I can shed tears now
e I want to, but it didn't do any
time. Pa knew it was me, and
ie was looking for the shawl strap
to Sunday school, and now I guess
r me, and I will go and take a
wn to Bay View."
y moved off as bis Pa turned a
?iand the grocery man said: "Well,
beats all I ever saw. If he was
mine, I would give him away."
I " CHAPTER VTEL
I - BIS PA. AT THE REUNION.
"I saw poor Pa wearing a red. white
and bine badge, and a round red badge,
and several other badges last week dur
ing th? reunion, " said the grocery man to
the bad boy as the youth asked for a
piece pf codfish skin to settle coffee with.
"He looked like a hero with his old black
hat with a gold cord around it."
"Yes, he wore all the badges he could
get the first day, but after he blundered
into 8j?place where there were a lot of
fellowy-from his own regiment he took
off the/?badges, and he wasn't very nu
merous around the boys the rest of the
week. ,i But he was lightning on the
sham battle," says the boy.
"Pa's nerves got unstrung."
"What was the matter? Didn't the
old soldiers treat bim well? Didn't they
seem to yearn for his society?" asked the
grocery man as the boy was making a
lunch on some sweet crackers in a tin
"Well, they were not very much
mashed on Pa. You see, Pa never gets
tired telling us about how he fit in the
army. For several years I didn't know
what a sutler was, and when Pa would
tell about taking a musket that a dead
soldier had dropped and going into the
thickest of the fight and fairly mowing
down the Confederates in swaths the way
they out hay I thought he was the great
est man that ever was. Until I was ll
years old I thought Pa had killed men
enough to fill the Forest Home cemetery.
I thought a sutler was something higher
than a general, and Paused to talk about
'I and Grant,' and what Sheridan told
him, and how Sherman marched with
him to the sea, and all that kind of rot,
until I wondered why they didst have
pictures of Pa on a white horse, with
epaulet? on and a sword. One day at
school I told a boy that my Pa killed
more men than Grant, and the boy said
ho didn't doubt it, but he killed them
with commissary whisky.
"The boy said his Pa was in tba same
regiment that my Pa was sutler of, and
his Pa said my Pa charged him $3 for a
canteen of peppersauce and alcohol and
?allod it.whisky. Then I began to in
quire into It and found out that ? entier
was a sort of liquid peanut stand, and
that his rank in the army wai about
the tame as a chestnut roaster on the
sidewalk here at home. It made me
sick, and I never had the same respect
for Pa after that But Pa don't care.
He thinks he is a hero and tried to get a
pension on account of losing a piece of
his thumb, but when the officers found
he was wounded by the explosion of a |
can of baked beans they couldn't gi
it to bim. Pa was down town wh .e
veterans were here, and I was w jn,
and I saw a lot of old soldier? Jg at
Pa, and I told him they acted > though
they knew him, and he put O? his glasses
and said to one of them, 'How are you,
Billf* The soldier looked at Pa and
called the other soldiers, and one said,
That's the old duffer that sold me the
bottle of brandy peaches at Chickamauga
for $8, and they eat a hole through my
"Another said: 'He's the cuss that took
flO out of my'pay for pickles that were
put up in aqua fortis. Look at the corps
badges he has on.' Another said: 'The
old whelp 1 He charged me 60 cents a
pound for onions when I had the scurvy
at Atlanta.' Another said: 'Hebeatme
ont of my wages playing draw poker
with a cold deck and the aces np his
sleeve. Let us hang him.' By this time
Pa's nerves got .unstrung and began to
hurt him, and he said he wanted to go
home, and when we got around the cor
ner he tore off his badges and threw them
in the sewer and said it was all a man's
life was worth to be a veteran nowadays.
He didn't go down town again till next
day, and when he heard a band playing
he would go around tho block. But at
the sham battle, where there were
no veterans hardly, he was all right
with the militia boys, and I told them
how he did when he was in the army.
I thought it would be fun to see Pa
run, and so when one of the cavalry
fallows lost his cap in the charge and
was looking for it I told the dragoon
that the pussy old man over hy the fence
had stolen his cap. That was Pa. Then
I toJ4 P?. that Vfi joldjer-on the horse
said no was a r?bel, 'an'J be wa? going to
kill him. The soldier started after Pa
with bis saber drawn, and Pa started to
ron, and it was funny, you bet. The sol
dier galloped his horse and yelled, and
Pa pat in his best licks and run np the
track to where there was a board off the
fence and tried to get through, but he got
stack, and the soldier put the point of
his saber on Pa's pants and pushed, and
Pa got through the fence, and I guess he
ran all the way home.
"At supper time Pa would not come
to the table, but stood np and ate off the
sideboard, and Ma said Pa's shirt was all
bloody, and Pa said more'n 60 of them
cavalrymen charged on bim, and he held
them at bay as long as he could and
then retired in good order. This morn
ing a boy told him that I set the cavalry
man onto him, and he made me wear
two mousetraps on my ears all the
forenoon, and ne says he will kill me at
sunset. I ain't going to be there at sun
set and dont yon remember about it
Well, gobdby. I have *ot togo down to
the morgue and see them bring in the
man that was found on the lake shore,
and see if the morgue keeper is drunk
this time," _
THE BAD BOY IN LOVE.
"Are you a Christian?" asked the bad
boy of the grocery man as that gentle
man was placing vegetables out in front
of the grocery one morning.
"Well, I hope so," answered the gro
cery man. "I try to do what is right
and hope to wear the golden crown when
the time comes to close my books."
"Then how is it that you put out a box
of great big sweet potatoes, and when we
order some and they come to the table
they are little bits of things, not bigger
than a radish! Do yon expect to get to
heaven on such small potatoes when you
usa big ones for a sign?" asked the boy
as he took out a silk handkerchief and
brushed a speck of dust off his nicely
The grocery man blushed and said he
did not mean to take any such advan
tage of his customers. He said it must
have been a mistake of the boy that de
"Then yon must hire the boy to make
mistakes, for it has been so every time
we have had sweet potatoes for five
years," said the boy. "And about green
corn. You have a few ears stripped
down to show how nice and plump it ia,
and if we order a dozen ears there are
only two that have got any corn on at
all, and Pa and lia gets them, and the
rest of ns have to chew cob. Do yon
hope to wear a crown of glory on that
kind of corn?"
"Oh, such things will happen," said
the grocery man, with a laugh. "But
don't let's talk about heaven. Let's talk
abc -he other place. How's things
over, j our house? And say what's the
matter with yon? Yon are all dressed
up and have got a clean shirt on and
your shoes blacked, and I notice your
pants are not raveled ont so at the bot
toms of the legs behind. Yon are not in
love, are you?" ~*.-**
"Well, I should smile," said the boy
as he looked in a small mirror on the
counter covered with fly specks. "A girl
got mashed on me, and Ma says it is good
for a boy who hasn't got no sister to be
in love with a girl, and so I kind of tum
bled to myself, and she don't go nowhere
without I go with her. I take'her to
dancing school and everywhere, and she
loves me like a house afire. Say, was you
ever in love? Mal* s a fellow feel queer,
don't it? Well, , the first time I went
home with ber I put my arm around her.
and, honest, it scared me. It was just like
when you take hold of the handles of ?
lee trie battery, and you can't let go till
the man turns the knob. Honest, I wa?
just as weak as a cat. I thought she had
needles in her belt and was going to take
my arm away, but it was inst like it was
glued on. I asked her if she felt that
way, too, and she said she used to, but
it was nothing when you got used to lt.
That made me mad. But she is older
than me and knows more about it
"Her Po came to let the cat te"
"When I was going to leave her at the
gate, she kissed me, and that was worse
than putting my arm around her. By
gosh, I trembled all over just like I had
chills, but I was as warm as toast She
wouldn't let go for much as a minute,
and I was tired as though I had been
carrying coal up stairs. I didn't want
to go home at all, but she said it would
be the best way for me to go home
and come again the next day, and the
next morning I went to her house be
fore any of them were up, and her Pa
came to let the cat in, and I asked him
what time his girl got up, and he laffed
and said I had got it bad, and that I had
better go hom J and not be picked till I
got ripe. Say, how much does it cost to
"Well, I should say you had got it
bad," said the grocery man as he set out
a basket of beets. "Your getting in love
will bo a great thing for your Pa. You
won't have any time to play any more
jokes on him."
"Oh, I guess we can find time to keep
Pa from being lonesome. Have you seen
bim this morning? You ought to have
seen bim last night. Yon see, my chum's
Pa has got a setter dog stuffed. It is one
that died two years ago, and he thought
a great deal of it, and he had it stuffed
for a ornament. Well, my chum and
me took the dog and put it on our front
steps and took some cotton and fastened
it to the dog's mouth so it looked just
like froth, and we got behind the door
and waited for Pa to come home from
the theater. When.Pa started to come
up the steps, I growled, and Pa looked at
the dog and said, 'Mad dog, by crimus,'
and he started down the sidewalk, and
my chum barked just like a dog, and I
'ki-yi'd' and growled like a dog that gets
Hoked, and you ought to see Pa run.
"Ho went around in the alley and was
going to get in the basement window,
and my ohnm had a revolver with some
blank cartridges, and we went down in
the basement, and when Pa was trying
to open the wmdow"my eiram began to
fire toward Pa. Pa hollered that it was
only him and not a burglar, but after
my eiram fired four shots Pa run and
climbed over the fence, and then we took
the dog home, and I staid with my
chum all night, and this morning Ma
said Pa didn't get home till 4 o'clock, and
then a policeman came with him, and Pa
talked about mad dogs and being taken
for a burglar and nearly killed, and she
said she waa afraid Pa had took to drink
ing again, and she asked me if I heard
any firing of guns, and I said no, and
then she put a wet towel on Pa's head."
"You ought to be ashamed," said the
grocery man. "How does your Pa like
your being in love with the girl? Does
he seem to encourage you in it?"
"Oh, yes, she was up to our house to
bony some tea, and Pa patted her on
the cheek and hugged her and said she
was a dear little daisy and wanted her
to sit in his lap, bot when I wanted him
to let me have 60 cents to buy her some
icecream he said that waa all nonsense.
He said: 'Look at your Ma. Eating ice
cream when she was a girl was what in
jared her health for life.' I asked Ma
about it, and she said Pa never laid out
10 cents for ice cream or any luxury for
her in all the five years he was sparking
her. She says he took her to a circus
once, but he got free tickets for carrying
water for the elephant. She says Pa
was tighter than the bark to a tree. I
tell you it's going to be different with
me. If there is anything that girl wants,
she is going to have it if I have to sell
Ma's copper boiler to get the money.
What is the use of having wealth if you
hoard it up and don't enjoy it? This
family will be run on different princi
ples after this, you bet Say, how much
are those yellow wooden pocket combs
in the showcase? I've a good notion to
buy them for her. How would one of
them round mirrors with a zinc cover do
for a present for a girl? There's nothing
too good for her."
CHAPTER X. .
HIS PA OOES HUNTING.
**What has your Pa got his jaw tied
up for, and what makes his right eye so
black and blue?" asked the grocery man
of the bad boy as the boy came to bring
some butter back that was strong enough
to work on the street "You haven't
hurt your poor old Pa, have you?'
"Oh, his jaw is all right now. You
ought to have seen him when the gun
was engaged in kicking him," says the
boyas he set the butter plate On the
"Well, tell us about it. What had the
gun against your Pa? I guess it was the
son of a gun that kicked him," said the
grocery man as he winked at a servant
girl who came in with her apron over
her head after 2 cents' worth of yeast
"I'll tell you if you will keep watch
down street for Pa^He says he is
dammed if he will stand tSs-foolishness
"What, does, yc^
he is on probation?1 -j?._iT.j?rc-.in. ,(
"Swear ! Well, I should cackle. You
ought to have heard him when he come
to and spit out the loose.'teeth. You
see, since Pa quit drinking he is a little
nervous, and the doctor said he ought to
go ont somewhere and get bizmes s off his
mind, and hunt ducks, and row a boat,
and get strength, and Pa said shooting
ducks was just in his hand, and for me
to go and borrow a gun, and I could go
along and carry game. So I got a gun at
the gun store and some cartridges, and
we went away out west on the cars,
more th ?i 50 miles, and staid two days.
You o\\?:.z to seen Pa. He was just like
a boy that was sick and couldn't go to
school When we got out by the lake, he
jumped up and cracked his heels together
and yelled. I thought he was crazy, but
he was only cunning.
"First I scared him nearly to death by
firing off the gun behind him as we were
going along the bank and blowing c ff a
Sieee of his coattail. I knew it wouldn't
ort him, but he turned pale and told
me to lay down that gun, and he picked
it up and carried it the rest of the way,
and I was o ff ul glad 'cause it was a heavy
gun. His coattail smelled like when
you burn a rag to make the air in the
room stop smelling so all the forenoon.
You know Pa is a little near sighted, but
he don't believe it, so I got some of the
wooden decoy ducks that the hunters
use and put them in the lake, and you
ought to see Pa get down on his belly
and crawl through the grass to get up
close to ? n. He shot 20 times at the
wooden ?....?ks and wanted me to go in
and fetch them out, but I told him I was
no retriever dog.
"Then Pa wis mad and said all he
brought me along for was to carry game,
and I had come near shooting his hind
leg off, and now I wouldn't carry ducks.
While he waa coaxing me to go in the
cold water without my pants on I heard
some wild geese squawking, and then
Pa heard them, and he was excited. He
said, 'You lay down behind the muskrat
house, and I will get a goose.' I told him
he couldn't kill a goose with that ?ne
"He went over a log?"
shot, and I gave him a large cartridge
the gun store man loaded for me'with
a handful of powder in, and I told Pa it
was a goose cartridge, and Pa put it in
the gun. The geese came along, about a
mile high, squawking, and Pa aimed at
a dark cloud and fired. Well, I was
offul scared. I thought I had killed him.
The gun just rared up. and comedown
on his jaw, shoulder and everywhere,
and he went over a log and struck on
his shoulder. The gun flew out of his
hands, and Pa he laid there on his neck
with his feet over the log, and that was
the first time he didn't scold me since he
got relidgin. I felt offul sorry and got
gome dirty water in my hat and poured
it down his neok and laid him out, and
?re tty soon he opened his eyes and asked
! any of the passengers got ashore alive.
"Then his eye swelled out so it looked
like a blue doorknob, and Pa felt of bis
jaw and asked if the engineer and fire
man tanned off or if weir weat_down
with, the engine. He seemed dazed, and
then he saw the gun, and he said take
the dam thing away, it is going te kick
me again. Then he got his senses and
wanted to know if he killed a goose, and
I told him no, but he nearly broke one's
jaw, and then he said the gun kicked
him when it went off, and he laid down,
and the gun kept kicking him more than
20 times when he was trying to sleep.
He went back to the tavern where we
were stopping and wouldn't touch the
Sm, but made me lng it. He told the
vern keeper that he fell over a wire
fence, but I think he began to suspect,
after he spit the loose teeth out, that the
gun was loaded for bear. I suppose he
will kill me some day. Don't you think
"Any coroner's jury would let him off
and call it justifiable if he should kill
you. You must be a lunatic Has your
Pa talked much about it since you got
back?" asked the grocery man.
"Not much. 'You see he cant talk
much without breaking his jaw. But
he was able to throw a chair at me.
You see, I thought I would joke him. a lit
tle, 'cause when anybody feels bad a joke
kind of livens 'em np, so we were talk
ing about Pa's liver, and Ma said he
seemed to be better since his liver had
become more active, and I said, 'Pa,
when you was a-rolling over with the
gun chasing you and kicking you every
round your liver was active enough,
'cause it was on top half the time.' Then
Pa thro wed the chair at me. He says he
believes I knew that cartridge was load
the best remedy is
bronchitis, la grippe,
and croup, it is
Prompt to Act
sure to cure.
Male and Female
USTSTJ-'J-' u 'j-'E.
THE Trustees announce to the pub
lic that this school will open on
and continne ten months, forty weeks,
with a recess of one week at Christ
mas. There will be three departments,
each carefully graded :
The Trimary, embracing 2 years.
The Intermediate, embracing 4 years.
The Academic, embracing 4 years.
Provision is also made for Music and
Art Departments, under competent
teachers. Arrangements for studies
higher than the Academic will be made
hereafter, if it be deemed best to do so.
The rates of tuition will be as follows :
In the Primary Department,first
' and second years, per month.. $ 1.00
In the Intermediate Department,
1st and 2nd years, per month.. 2.00
In the Intermediate Department
3rd and 4th years, per month.. 3.00
In the Academic Department, 1st
and 2nd years, per month. 3.00
In the Academic Department, 3rd
and 4tn years, per month. 4.00
In the Music Department, per
In the Art Department, per
From these charges will be deduct
ed the pro rata amount allowed for
each pupil from the public school fund.
The trustees have committed this
school to the management of
Dr. L. R. GWALTNEY.
He will be aided in each department
by competent teachers. It will be seen
that the basis of financial support
which has been in operation for sev
eral years has been abandoned, the
trustees having fully decided that it
is better to have fixed rates of tuition
for all pupils. If the citizens of Edge
field will heartily standby "The In
stitute," they will have a good school
in which they may ta*, a commenda
ble pride. The Principal is well known.
He returns to Edgefleld to become the
pastor of the Baptist Church,' and to
give his matured experience to the
work of educating our boys and girls.
Good board can be had for $8 to $10
W. E. PRESCOTT, Chairman.
Liquor, Morphine, Tobacco, Etc
The liquor, morphine, and chloral
habits absolutely cured under guaran
tee. Particulars given by letter or in
person at my office, ' which is open all
hours of the day.
There is no use to go away from
home and spend hundreds of dollars
for treatment, when you can be cured
at home for a much smaller amount.
J. GLOVER TOMPKINS, M. D.
Edgefleld, C. H, S. C.
HAVING bought the above
stallion, he will stand the
coming fall season, beginning
Sept. ist, at my farm, Curry
ton, Edgefleld Co., S. C., ten
miles north of Augusta, Ga.
Terms: Insurance, $25.00;
H. A. SHAW,
Hamburg, S. C.
I will pay FIFTY CE^TS in
Trade for SEED OATS, Sacked.
I am in the TOP of the COTTON
MARKET, and in the BOTTOM
of the GROCERY MARKET.
Fruit Jars reduced 25/ doz.
Yours for economy,
E. J. NQRRIS.