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BILL'S "WILD ROSE."
The sun was setting in a sea of
rainbow hues behind the tall, gray
peaked mountain tops, whose som
ber jaggedness here and there glint
ed brightly where the golden shafts
of diaphanous sunbeam kissed them.
The lurid glow of the light of the
setting sun filled the atmosphere
with a weird, fiery haze, the gray
ish yellow sand of the earth gleam
ed more golden, and the dark olive
of the umbrageous trees shone of
brighter green. A group of men
are clustered loungingly about the
door of Gruff Rock tavern.
"It ain't nuthin to none of us,"
one of the miners is saying, "ex
ceptin that what hurts Bill hurts
"If Master David means wrong by
the girl,"another says, and his fists
"Hoi' on, Buck," som? one inter
rupts him. "If in all the white
faced aristocracy there's one gen'le
- man, it's Master David."
"Gosh, I wonder if Bill knows?"
"Shut up, comrades ! Here he is. "
A form, uncommonly tall, stal
wart as an oak, straight as a june,
advances toward the group. He
strides to a vacant chair in silence.
There's . nothing prepossessingly
haadsome about this gruff western
er excepting the gentleness that
lurks about his mouth. Bill had
perceived the seemingly mutual par
tiality of his little Rose and the pale
faced stranger, yet why had every
one perceived it?
When young Lodding, a stalwart
stripling, had come to Pawnee Bill
to tell, in his honest, faltering elo
quence, the story of hie love for lit
tle Rose, Bill shook the boy's hand
with kind heartedness.
"Lod," Bill said, "Hove my little
gal better nor anything else on
earth, but you re worthy of her, lad.
Go ask the chit, and my heart and
godspeed go with you. "
. Lodding never broached the sub
ject to Bill afterward, but his eyes
lowered and his lips twitched pain
fully whenever the great blue eyes
of Bill met his. Rose never men
tioned Lod's name now, while there
was a time when she would run to
Bill with a merry laugh to exhibit
the rare mountain stone or a brace
of game that Lod had given her.
That was before there had been a
.question of love; but now-well,
now it was different.
Among the miners all conversa
tional desire seems to have fled,
and each, engaged with his own
thoughts, seems not to be conscious
of the long silence. Some distance
eastward, silhouetted against the
transparent blue of the evening sky,
two forms are visible meandering
slowly along the rocky bowlders
and low lying oliffs-the figure of
a girl, from the wide rim of whose
hat floats a tangle of sunny curls, a
smile lighting the comeliness of her
youthful countenance as she plaees
one slender hand in that of her com
panion, who offers his assistance
from where he stands on a jutting
rock a little beneath her.
His lips part in a genial smile, as
though he had said something amus
ing or pleasant, and the girl's smil
ing face breaks into ripples of
laughing smiles. Pawnee Bill has
turned and gazes at the tableau in
silence. He utters no word. Rising
silently, he moves slowly from the
still companionship of his comrades.
As he moves from his comrades
they look at him in silence. What
harm could come to Pawnee Bill's
Rose? What would that aristocrat
be in Pawnee Bill's hands ? A help
less atom, a reed-why, nothing at
"Do let us stop here. I'm tired,
"Rose, why do you persist in call
ing me Master David ? Do you. not
like David just as well?"
"Yes, but-you see-everybody
here calls you Master David, and
why should I be different from any
"You cannot help being that,
Rose; at least not to me. Now,
to please me, let me hear you say
She looked at him, half timidly at
first; then, fixing her glance firmly
on his, she says clearly and sweet
"Bravely done ! But I have not
yet, finished. Could you not say
'dear David?' "
The long lashes are lowered now,
and her face is crirndon flushed. '
'.'Couldn't you, Rose?" he pleaded.
She strives to meet his gaze as be
fore, but her eyelids seem to droop
involuntarily, and her lips falter
perceptibly as she says "De ar Da
vid." She is too confused to notice
that both her hands are held in his,
?nd when she lifts her eyes he is
gazing ardently into their blue
"Rose, my little Rose," he whis
pers, "you do not know how much
I love you."
"Oh, Master-I mean dear David
-you must not love me!"
"And why not?"
"Well, you are different from me,
f ou know. We are gcod, very good,
friends, but-but-hut-that is all
it must be all."
"Well, we can still be dear friends,
but I want you for my little wife
"Your wife, Davids In your
home, among your friends, I would
"You woul 1 be there or elsewhere
what you arc here-the une woman
I love. If you would but marry
"No, no, not that-David. What
coma i ever oe to you i AU ignoran I
girl, who knows nothing hut what
you learned-I mean taught-her.
Your wife! We have been such
good friends, how can you mock me
"Rose, darling ! I mock you ! You
"Unkind to you? As if I would
not gladly give my life to savo you
one moment's pain! Unkind to
you, dear David ! You do not know
me. I-well, I can't help loving
you, you know, but that is all I ask
-let me love you with all my heart
-let me watch your coming and
going. Let us be the dear, dear
friends we have been, and when
you go away from here-why-why
-you must go away some day, dear
She turns from him as she speaks;
her little brown hands are pressed
tightly to her heaving breast, her
lips are blanched and set. She tries
to conceal the tears that well into
"Rose," he whispers gently. Still
silence. He listens painfully to the
stifled sobs that wring her bosom,
and his heart aches as, with a wild
cry of "David !" she falls sobbing
upon the rocky ledge of the cliff.
In a moment his arms are about her.
"Rose, dear Rose, have I pained
you? Rose, dear, do you love me?"
"I shall ask your hand of Bill. If
he gives you to me, will you come?
Rose, I love you sol Will you
On the hard earth plot before
Pawnee Bill's cabin Bill and the lad
Lodding are conversing in low whis
"You know, Bill," Lod .is saying,
"I never told you afore, but Rose
says as how she don't love me, save
as a friend, and, Bill, don't say noth
in to the little girl. She can't help
it, you know, no more nor I can help
lovin her till I die. Then she's bet
ter nor me anyway. Master David
has made her take to book larnin,
Bill seizes one of the brown, hard
hands of Lod in his, while with the
other the lad brushes the tears from
"There, they're coming down the
way now, Bill, and I-I must be
goin. You won't say nothin as how i
I was a fool and blubbered, will you,
Bill, and you won't be cross at the
little un, will you, Bill? Good
The eyes of love are keen, and as j
Pawnee Bill kisses his little Rose's i
upturned lips he perceives that the
great blue. eyes are ( humid with
the remembrance of recent tears.
"Have you come back, little 'un?"
is all he says, and he leads tho way !
into the little sitting room, which is
Rose'e especial charge.
"I say, Bill," David commences,
"I've a great favor to ask of you."
"Now, Master David, what can
you be askin of me? You have all
you want and a little over, I'm
"Not quite alli want, Bill. There
is something I have not which I
want very badly, and it is that for
which I've come to ask."
Rose's face is red with blushes
and a strange look is in her eyes.
Bill looks kindly at David, but the
gentle curves of his mouth have
grown to austere lines.
"Well, Master David," he says.
"I want your little Rose for my
Bill does not start. Rose scans his
face eagerly. ?
"Rose," Bill said tenderly, "come
here, little un. Do you love Master
"Yes." The monosyllable is half (
"So do I, little un. If you was my 1
son, boy, I couldn't love you more
nor what I do. The love for my near i
kin couldn't be dearer. You see, 1
Master David, my Rose is a wild
prairie flower ; she has nothin but
her love to give you. Tell me in
your great home out east 'mong ser
ciety and fin'rieswhat will my little
Rose be? You see, I love you my
self, lad, and I could not let you do
"Let me talk some, Master David.
I'd be the last one who'd mar my
little girl's happiness or yours, but
this I can't do-see her become your
wife. It wouldn't be fair to you;
'twould 'pear as if we was takin a
advantage of you, andbimeby, may
be, both on you would be sorry if ?
you married, and now, as it is, you ,
will bless me some day. You'll for
get each other"
"Bill, you don't know what you're
saying," David cries. Then there
was a profound silence in the room, i
broken by no sound save the low, j
stifled sobs of Rose against her fa- j
th er's knee.
"Master David, Bill's cabin will
always be happier for your comm
near it, and Rose will always be glad
to see you. Now, goodby, lad, and
God bless you. Leave my little un ?
to me, for her soi row is deep, Mas- |
David respected Bill's word too j
highly to thwart it-even so much !
as in thought. After that evening j
Rose and he spoke of their love as |
something that made their lives ?
more sweet, yet as something that
was going from them hourly, mo- :
mentarily, and in their hearts they
asked themselves, "How will :;.
* . * ? ? ft a j
It was noun. Tho air .was tilled
with mellow autumn sunshine. Al
tho mines the hour of rest .uni re-I
freshment had come gladly-a- it
does ever to the sons of toil. I ii''
hum of ceasing labor waa -nil audi
; ble. Kose, as she Kisses lier ranier
: tenderly, places beside bim the dain
ty collation which it had ever been
her loved task to prepare for and to
carry to him. She smiles sweetly to
j the gruff and grizzled miners about
' her, who doff their hats and respond
The story of the love of Rose and
David had been whispered - but
merely whispered-among them. To
them it was something strangely
holy, this wonderful love-it awed
j them. They could not tell why
j Lod was wont to look intently at
the coming and going of David and
wonder perplexedly why nature had
not made him such as ho, that he
might have won Rose's love. Still,
he kved the pale aristocrat, too,
and he venerated his noble conduct
toward Rose and worshiped Rose all
! the more for her sacrificing love for
Rose waves her hand blithely as,
at some distance from her, David
doffs his cap in greeting. Then those
who were watching her saw her face
suddenly whiten, a wild light dart
into her blue eyes, her hands to
clinch tightly, to stand hesitatingly
for a second, and then to dart for
ward with lightning rapidity. There
is a sound as of something falling
heavily to the ground, a man's voice
shouts "Master David!" a woman's
shriek, and the voice of David cries :
"My God! Rose!"
Those who witnessed the hurried
scene flocked to the place of disaster,
the rest of the miners following
wonderingly. Athwart the ground
a heavy wooden beam lies aslant;
close by the body of Rose, her head
horribly gashed, her slender hand
clutching tightly the loose blouse of
David, who lies prone beside her
(consciousless,but uninjured), where
Rose had dragged him from the
reach of the hand of death, offering
herself as satisfaction to the grim
ogre in David's stead.
Pawnee Bill views the scene in si
lence. The still unconscious form of
David is conveyed from the scene.
Hands, rough from laborious toiling,
gentle with love, stoop to lift the
prostrate form of Rose.
"Don't touch her, comrades," Bili
says-his voice does not quaver, but
it is a tone deeper than usual-"that
task is mine."
Ho lifts the form tenderly, and
with his face pressed tightly to hers
- white with the death tinge-ho
The next day the body of Rose,
still in the last, calm sleep, lies in
humble state in the little sitting
room. Loving hands of kindly wo
men have arrayed her daintily and
fastened a cluster of wild bloom in
her folded hands. Large shoaves of
blooms are about her, breathing
their sorrow in whiffs of perfumes
upon the still air.
Beside the silent sleeper Pawnee
Bill sits ; his hand covers caressing
ly the pale, folded hands of his lit
tle Rose. He looks neither around
nor about him; his glance is trans
fixed.with sorrowful intentness upon
the marble pale face before him. A
hand is laid lightly upon his shoul
der, a voice whispers his name in
broken accents, and David kneels be
side the sorrowing father, his face
buriod in his hands upon tho old
man's knee, sobbing bitterly. Paw
nee Bill's arm steals lovingly around
the stooping form and gently strokes
the bowed head.
"She's goin from us Master
David," he says in a low voice.
David answers only with sobs. "My
little girl died for you. Master Da
vid, but I'd've dono the same. May
be, anyhow, she's better off, for this
was a rough old world for my little
They watched together in silence,
David's head leaning sadly upon the
coffin edge, the hand of Bill lovingly
twined around him.
* * * * $ *
In the quiet churchyard that sleeps
m tho shadows of the chapel room is
a littie grave, and at its headstands
a heavy cross of gleaming marble
on which is carved the one word
"Rose." It is David's last gift to
Rose.-San Francisco Post.
Their Different Way*.
A woman always judges a man
by his voice, and a man judges him
by his necktie.-Pearson's Weekly.
"I never had an article accepted,"
he said quietly. "Every man ia
born with a desire he cannot grat
ify. It is part of the discipline of
"But your earnings?" I said.
"Tho earnings?" he repeated,
with a perplexing smile. "Yes, thc
earnings. As I told you, I wrote
thousands of articles, and they were
all rejected-all came back with
printed or written notes of thanks
notes from all over the world, some
of them very odd, some with well
known names signed tu them-a i
rare collection. One day I pasted
them in a book; another day I sold
"Sold the book?" I exclaimed.
"To a man with an exquisite sense
of humor," he replied; "a retired I
undertaker. What he wanted with
it I do not know. With the money
ho paid me I bought a farm."
Willis Irwin in Lippincott'S;
- "I can say one thing for Cham
berlain's Colic. Cholera and'Diarrlm'a j
Remedy; and that is that it excels any
proprietary medicine I have seen on
the market. and I ha\ e been in thc
practice "I medicine and the drug
busiuesi for (lie past forty years-.
writes ri. M. .Jarksnn. .M. I?.. Kr-a
son. Fla. Physicians like Chamber
iain's ( 'elie, ' 'hnlera and I ?iarrho'a
Kemedy because ii is a scieutiiie prc:
pa ra ti o.i. and because it always gi vea
(juick relief. <?<'t a 1M.ul'- al, !lill-< >,r
Prug Co's, drug store.
A SOUTHERN BARBECUE.
A. Northern Traveling: Man's Diverting:
Experience In Louisiana.
''I was down south lust fall," said
the drummer, flicking the ashes
from his cigar and tilting his chair
tc a comfortable angle. "Got caught
for a week hy quarantine in a little
backwoods town in Louisiana, 'in
ihe piny woods,' as they call it
there, anti the things I saw during
that week would fill a book. Among
nther things I saw a barbecue. Ever
been to a regular, old fashioned
southern barbecue? Well, I have,
upon its native heath and in its most
primitive state, I guess. Really, I
think the people sort of got up the
barbecue for rfly benefit as a kind of
public entertainment in my behalf,
killing the fatted calf, as it were, for
the prodigal who could not go home.
I appreciated the courtesy, I can tell
you, and never missed a detail of it
from start to finish.
"The barbecue was given at what
they called tho 'picnic grounds/ a
little grass grown, underbrush clear
ed space at the rise of a hill. Prepa
rations for tho affair began the day
before. Among other things a
greased pole was erected, and a cou
ple of old negroes were sent down
the hollow by the spring to dig tho
trench for the barbecuing. The
process seemed a very simple ono.
All there was to it was just a ditch
about 15 or 20 feet long, 3 feet deep
and 4 feet wide.
"In the bottom of this the men col
lected some pine splinters, kindled a
fire anti then fed it with oak and
hickory and ash wood till they had
the ditch half full of glowing coals.
"This took them well into the
night, you see, and before day they
cut a lot of slender oak saplings into
lengths and laid them at intervals
of eight or ten inches across the
ditch over the fire. Along about
this time the men carno with the
meat. A whole beef the}- had and
thrco muttons, and when they
spread them out on the green sap
lings over, the glowing coals thoso
great, brawny, bearded men, with
the light from tho pine torches glar
ing on their faces, looked like a race
of cannibals preparing for an orgy.
"All night they staid there, the
good fellows, with forks and spits to
turn the meat, and with great long
handled mops which they dipped in
melted lard and vinegar to haste it.
And maybe you think it wasn't good,
that barbecued meat. Just wait un
til you taste some. There's nothing
"But the people! Before day they
began to come, covered wagons and
ox carts full of them-men, women
and children. And the baskets they
brought full of biscuits and corn
pones and sweet potatoes and cus
tard pies and cakes! I don't think ?
ever saw so much to eat all at once
in my life. And the watermelons!
Wagon loads of them wero putin the
branch to cool. And tubs of sweet
cider big enough to float in !
"After dinner the fun began.
There were foot races, sack races,
jumping contests, greased pole
climbing and greased pig chasing.
"Now, among my acquaintances
was a small boy named Tige, or, at
least, so called; aredhaired, freckled
lad, son of the man I boarded with.
Tige and I were good friends, but a
lazier lad I never saw, so somehow
I was surprised when he appeared
as one of the contestants for prizes.
However, he did not enter either of
the races nor the jumping contest.
"But when it came to the greased,
pole, lo, tho freckled Tige led all the
rest! Tho way that chap stuck to
that slippery sapling was a caution,
and when he reached the top nono
cheered louder than I. The samo
way with the greased shoat. Tige
was simply 'onto' the pig and staid
"By right of being a guest and
therefore to be honored it fell to
my lot tp award the prizes. Tige
was to receive a six bladed pocket
knife and a pair of spurs-hardware
in my line, you know," the drum
mer interrupted himself quite un
consciously, "and when the little
scamp came up to get them I caught
a wink in his other eye that seemed
sort of suggestive.
" 'Tell me how you did it, Tige,' I
said when I had given him his prizes
with appropriate remarks.
" 'I ain't no fool, if I do have fits,'
he said, still winkiug.
" 'But we are friends,' I urged.
" 'Au is hayin keepin V he asked.
"'Yes, having is keeping, sure,'
"Coming quito close'to me, he
winked frantically and said in a
" 'Pine rosin!'
"Then, holding out his palms and
turning up his heels, he eut and ran.
But I understuud. Tho little scamp
had taken the precaution to literal
ly cake his feet and hands with
fresh, sticky pine gum and so had
held his own by right of stratagem."
Haven't the Constitution*,
Ono of the reasons why so few
men attain greatness is the fact that
not many mortals car stand the per
sistent banqueting that fame entails.
-Philadelphia North American.
from all over thc country, come
words of praise lor Chamberlain's
Cough llcincdy. Herc i.s :i sample
letter from M r.s. C. Shep, ol' Little i
Kock. Ark "I was suffering from :i |
very severe cold, whim I read ol' the j
cnn - fhai had been ell'ected by Cham
berl<iin\s Op ugh li em edy.; ! conelud- j
cd 111 give it a trial and accordingly
procured a bottle, ii gave me prompt |
relief, and 1 have iii'1 best reason for
recommending it very highly, which I j
do with pleasure." Kor sale by ?lill- j
( >rr I >: u'j I lo.
Azure ojos n-twinkle,
Amber locks a-ettrl,
Silver laugh a-t inicie,
Shining teeth d' pearl.
When she is nigh
I gaze and sigh.
I cannot fly
There ia no fairer blossom than
My sweet forgetmenot.
Poets sing of beryls.
Gems of peerless hun.
Could they meet the perils
In lier eyes of blue,
Each captive wight
To bc her knight
With wild delight
For she can smile to witch tho world,
My sweet forgetmenot.
When the blossoms shimmer
In thc dawn o' May,
When her glee grows dimmer
On our wedding day,
ii nd in my pride
I lead my bride,
May joy betide
The blossom o' my heart for aye,
My sweet forgetmenot!
-Samuel Minium Peck in Boston Transcript.
ENGLAND'S ARAB TROOPS.
A Scene Before a Battle In the Egyptian
The colonel's words produced an
almost magical effect. With the
Arabs the fantasia must precede the
fight. So soon as the men heard
these wholly unexpected but to
them exceedingly welcome orders,
there was a scene of the most ex
traordinary excitement. In a mo
ment and of their own accord the
whole 580 men fell out of their ranks
and rushed off at full speed shouting,
brandishing their rifles and leaping
toward their huts, and there, as is
their custom before going to battle,
they donned the amulets that height
en courage and bring good fortune
in war, the armlets and necklaces of
their wives, and gave farewell em
braces to those dusky dames, whose
excitement was as great as their
own, for throughout all the hut en
campment now rose the shrill lulu
ing of the women and the din of
beating tamtams. But the men
wasted but little time in these tra
ditional observances. Even as they
had rushed off so did they soon
hurry back, and were again drawn
up before Colonel Parsons, ready
for tho march and eager for the
fight and the looting pf cattle which
would be the reward of victor}'.
It was expected that they would
be about five or six days away, but
their commissariat arrangements
were very simple; they had with
them a few camels to carry skins of
water and a little flour. They had
no baggage of any sort ; barefooted,
and clad in a scanty robe of white
cloth, each man carried with him
nothing but his rifle and ammuni
tion, and was quite prepared, if
given his handful of flour a day and
a sufficiency of water, to march
from one end of the Sudan to the
other. Sons of the most warlike
tribes of the African Arabs-Haden
doa, Beni Amer and others-these
savage warriors presented a splendid
appearance as they stood there
drawn up awaiting the final order
that should let them loose, moving
restlessly, a murmur passing
through their ranks, like hounds
with the prey in sight still held back
by the leash, while their proud
chiefs, clad in their picturesque flow
ing robes of various colors, rode up
and down the line on their prancing
horses. A little distance off stood
all the women, still luluing, clapping
their hands and encouraging their
husbands with brave words. All the
warlike instincts of the race were
uppermost, and one felt that men
like these need no tighter discipline
"than that which now controls them,
when fighting under their chiefs, to
make them a most formidable foe,
even if opposed to picked European
At last the short, quick word of
command was given, the bugle
sounded, and they wore off, a 16
hours' march between them and the
foe. It was a spectaclo such as one
seldom has the fortune to behold.
The sun was just setting, a red disk,
on the edge of the broad plain, and
to the east the huge granite but
tresses and peaks of the Jebel Kas
sala glowed in various tints of lu
minous purple and copper brown.
As the bugle sounded the chiefs
waved their swords and spurred
their horses, the men gave a yell
and in a body broke into a quick
run, blandishing their rifles, leap
ing and cheering as before, and
rushed in the direction of the set
ting sun, across the plain of wither
ed grass, soon to disappear in tho
clouds of dust they raised. So long
as they were in sight the women
lulued and the tomtoms beat. It was
indeed a very fine setting out for
battle. I think that had even the
most peaceable individual of those
who regard all war with horror been
present the contagion of that excite
ment would have found out in him
and made to tingle some hidden, un
suspected fiber of the old barbarian.
-Kassala Cor. London Times.
He Wiiuted to Know.
Tho Employer (coldly)-Why are
you so late ;
The Suburbanite (guiltily)-"fhere
were two wrecks on tho track this
Thu Employer (testily)-Who was
the other one?-New York Journal, j
- In Vienna there is a club <>f rich
men pledged to marr\ poor girls. If J
a member marries a rich girl ho is j
lined SL'.oijo, thc money "being present- 1
c? to sonic ivor tit y impecunious couple 1
engaged tn bc married.
After years of un Lo! ci Htlieriug from-!
pile- !'.. W. Pursell, ol' iCnitnorsville.
PH.. WJH COOM! hy using a single box of i
Dewitt's Witch H;?z9l Salve. Skin dis
euses such a- eczema, rasb, pimples and
obstinate sores an* readily cu roil by thia |
(anion-, remedy. Evans I'hurmacy.
Poople speak about their eyes be
ing tired, meaning that tho retina,
or seeing portion, of the eye is fa
tigued, hut such is not the case, as
the retina hardly ever gets tired.
The fatigue is in the inner and outer
muscle attachod to the eyeball and
the muscle of accommodation which
surrounds the lons of the eye.
When a near object is t0 he looked
at, this muscle relaxes and allows
the lens to thicken, increasing its
refractive power. The inner and
outer muscles are used in covering
the eye on the object to be looked
at, the inner one being especially
used when a near object is looked
at. It is in the three muscles men
tioned that the fatigue is felt, and
relief is secured temporarily by clos
ing the eyes, or gazing at far dis
tant objects. The usual indication
of strain is a redness of the rim of
the eyelid, betokening a congested
state of the inner surface, accom
panied with some pain. Sometimes
this weariness indicates the need of
glassos rightly adapted to the per
son, and in other cases the true rem
edy is to massage tho eye and its
surroundings as far as may be with
the hand wet in cold water.-New
- Fogg says that in his courting
days he used to think that Samantha's
mouth was made only for kissing.
Since he was married he has found out
that that mouth is capable of other
Whooping cough is the most distress
ing mslady; but its duration can he cut
short by the use of One Minute Cough
Cure, which is also the best known reme
dy for croup and all lung and bronchial
troubles. Evans Pharmacy.
- Husband^Jf you only had the
ability to cook as mother used to I
would be happy, dear. Wife-And if
you only had the ability to make
money enough to buy things to cook
as your father used to, I. too, would
be happy, dear.
A thrill of terror is experienced when
a brassy cough nf croup sounds through
the house at night. But the terror soon
changes to relief after One Minute Cough
Cure has been administered. Sife and
harmless for children. Evans Pharmacy.
- "Cease to do evil: learn to do
well." this is the divine order and
cannot be improved. If we expect to
"learn" how ':to do web" before we
"cease to do evil" we will find we
have made a mistake. If we yield
obedience to the precept, "cease to do
evil," we will not long be left in igno
rance as to the path of duty.
What pleasure is there in life with a
headache, constipation and biliousness?
Thousands experience them who could
become perfectly healthy by using De
Witt's Little Early Risers, the famous
jule pills. Evans Pharmacy.
- One of the authorities on chick
ens says that sorehead on chickens
may be cured by an ointment made of
lard and vaseline with euough sulphur
added to make a paste. Apply to the
affected parts every other day. Two
or three applications will generally
effect a cure.
and about which such tender and
holy recollections cluster as that
of " MOTHER "-she who watched
over our helpless infancy and guid
ed our first tottering step. Yet
the life of every Expectant Moth
er is beset with danger and all ef
fort should be made to avoid it.
? ? . so assists nature
Mother s S??
- H ?the Expectant
L P fl A ft fl Mother is ena
rl I Killi bled to i??kfor
1 1 I Villi ward without
dread, suffering or gloomy fore
bodings, to the hour when she
experiences the joy of Motherhood.
Its use insures safety to the lives
of both iMother and Child, and she
is found stronger after than before
confinement-in short, it "makes
Childbirth natural and easy," as
so many have said. Don't be
persuaded to use anything but
" My wife suffered more in ten min
utes with either of her other two chil
dren than she did altogether with her
last, having previously used four bot
tles of 'Mother's Friend.' It is a
blessing to any one expecting to be
come a MOTHER ? says a customer.
HENDERSON DALE, Carmi, Illinois.
Of Drno-cists at SI.00, or sent by mail on receipt
of ce. Write for book containing testimonials
anil valuable information for all Mothers, free.
The Bradfield Bejralator Co., Atlanta, Ga.
Tried and Proven.
rx* AFRICANA is not a new .
and au untried remedy, but a
j?3 medicine of genuine merit that J
CD is conting more and more to the ?
front on account ot* ita wonder-1
i'ul cures. Almost every day ]
you read in thc newspapers of
CD what it has done for the relief of
^ suffering humanity. c
w r| That direful disease Rheuma- j
?j tism-caused by impure blood- J
is driven out of the system by j
co the use of Africana, and other t
^ ten ible blood disorders are cured j}
CIS permanently. 1
O J ...
Ask your druggist 1"!' it or
CZ write to Africa Co.. Atlanta. Ga.
c3 For sale by Evans Pharmacy
.2 and il;!! Orr Drue < ' .
- "Does the baby look like you or
your wife ?" ""Well, it depends som e
what on how he feels ; when he's good
natured he resembles me, but at ot her
times I can see a great deal of his
mother in him."
NEW YORK, BOSTON,
SCHEDULE IN BFFECT FEB. 7, 1896.
No. 403. No. 4L
Lv New York, via Penn P.. R.*ll 00 am *9 00 pm
Lv Philadelphia, " 112 pm TL tJ5 ?in
Lv Baltimore " 3 15 pm 2 Si am
Lv Washington, ?' 4 40 pm 4 ;15 am
Lv Bichmond, A. C. L.12 56 a m *? % am
Lv Norfolk, via S. A. L. *8 30 pm *9 OBam
Lv Portsmouth, " . 8 45 pm 9 20am
Ar Raleigh, viaS. A. L.
Ar Sanford, " .
Ar Southern Pines "
Ar Hamlet, " ,
Ar Wadesboro, "
Ar Monroe, "
,.*U 28 pm*ll .16 am
12 56 a m *1 :]9 pm
f7 32 am f4 (i3 nm
? t5 20 pm til .10 am
*2 lVam" *3 S4p>
3 35 am 5 08 gm
. 4 22 am 5 (f pm
, 5 10 am 6 58 pm
, 5 54 am 8 ll pm
. 6 ii am 9 Ja gm
. *8 30 am *J0 2&ni
*S 10 am 10 47 pm
Lv Columbia, C. N. & L. B. R...". t6 tffl*jsm
Ar Clinton S. A. L. 9 45 am *12 ?ffm
Ar Greenwood " . 10 35 am 1 Cf am
Ar Abbeville, .ll 05 am 1 49 am
Ar Elberton, " ...... 12 07 pm 2 ? am
Ar Athens, " . 115 pm 3 41am
Ar Winder, " . 169 pm 4 3Lam
A r Atlanta, S A. L. (Cen. Time) 2 50 pm 5 2|*m
Kn. 402. No. 38.
Lv Atlanta,S.A.L.(Cen. Time) *12 00 n'n *7 50 pm
Lr Winder, " . 2 40 pm 10 42 pm
Lv Athens, " . 3 16 pm ll 2? pm
Lv Elberton, .* . 4 15 pm 12 33 am
Lv Abbeville, " . 5 15 pm 140 am
Lv Greenwood, " . 5 41pm 2 09 am
Lv Clinton,_. 6 31 pm 3 05 am
Ar Columbia, CN. & L. R.R,..*4 30 pin *7 45 am
Lv Chestef, S. A. L .,. 8 13 pm 4 33 am"
.*10 25 pm *8 8t>
9 40 pm
ll 23 pm
8 16 am
Ar Wilmington " .J5 30 am 12 3F|"u
Lv Southern Pines, ". 12 14 ?m 9 2? am
Lv Raleigh, " .... ?2 16 am 1135 am
Ar Hendeaaon . 8 28 am 1 69 pm
Ar Durham, ~~ " ........... t7~i2 am t4 Wpm
Lv Durham " .t5 20 pm til 10 ar
Ar Weldon, " -.*i~E!i cm ?3 oft pm
Ar Richmond A. C. L......". 8 15 am 6 50 pm
Ar Washington, Penn. R. B_ 12 31 pm ll 10 tita
Ar Baltimore, " 1 48 pm 12 42?a
Ar Philadelphia, " 3 50 pm 3 4?fjn
Ar New York,_JV.*6 23 pm *6 58 ata
Ar Portsmouth S. A. L._..... 7 80 am 5 50flm
Ar Norfolk " ..."L.. *7 50 am 6 OS 0b
"Daily. tDaily, Ex. Sunday. j Daily Ex. Mondy.
Nos. 403 ??d 402 "The Atlanta Special/' Sfflid
Vestibuled Train, of Pullman Sleepers and Coach
es between Washington and Atlanta, also Full
man Sleepers between Portsmouth and Chester,S
Nos. 41 and 38, "The S. A. L Express," &>lid
Train, Coaches and Pullman Sleepers between
Portsmouth and Atlanta.
For Pickets, Sleepers, etc., apply to
B. A. Newland, Gen'I. Agent Pass Dept.
Wm. B. Clements, T. P. A., 6 Kimball House
E. St John; vice-President and Gen'I. Manger
V. E. McBee General Superintendent.
H. W. B. Glover, Traffic Manager.
T J. Anderson, Gen'L Passenger Ageat.
general Officers, Portamouth, Va?_
BLUE RIDGE RAILROAD
H. C. BEATTIE, Receiver.
October Sth, 1895.
B10 50 a m
, 1025 an
10 16 am
- 9 83am
i 8 25 a m
i 8 15 a m
Between Anderson and Wal
_ No. ll
Ar...AndVaon..*. ...Xv SSS fm
.................Dea ver. 8 56 p m
..........Pendleton., ,. 415pm
.Cherry's Crossing_.... 4 25 p m
.Adam's Crowing.. 4 35pm
.. 6 50pm
.West Union. 6 2? f B
......WalhaH*.I 6 30p
J. R. ANDERSON, SeperintendeniC
W. C. COTHRAK, General Agdtt.
:onnections at Seneca with Southean BaiPSAy
io. ll. At Anderson with Southern Railway F?.
.1 and 12.
CHARLESTON AND WESTERN
AUGUSTA ANU ASHEVILLE SHORT LINE
In effect February 7,1897.
Lr Glenn Fprings....
9 40 am
3 00 pm
4 05 pm
3 00 pm
5 23 pm
5 51 pm
7 00 pm
7 0? am
JV Glean Springs.
8 20 am
ll 45 am
10 0? am
11 55 am
: M ?21
4 00 pm
28 pm i
5 00 pm ll ll am
> Calhoun Falta.
2 16 am
6 W am
8 IS am
Lr Port Boyal.
Lr Charlee ton
?v Port Royal
Lr Augusta _
Chxe connection at Calhoun Falls tor Athen,
ul an ta and all points on S. A. L.
Close connection at Augusta for Charleston,
?avannah and all points.
Close connections at Greenwood for all point&An
!. A. L., and C. A G. Railway, and at SpaitanWrg
-.ith Southern Railway.
For any information relative to tickets, rat?s,
chedule, etc., address
W. J. CRAIG, Gen. Pass. Agent, Augusta, Ga.
E. M. North, Sol. Agent.
T. M. Mtnerson, Traffic Manager._
ATLANTIC COAST LINE.
WILMINGTON, N. C., Dec. 20,1897,
Tast Line Between Charleston and Col
unabiaandTJpperSouth Carolina, Noiih
iOlNQ WEST, GOING EAST
*No. 52. No. 53.
7 00 am
S 26 aw
9 35 am
0 55 am
1 5S am
2 10 pm
2 50 pm
1 10 pm
i 23 pm
:; in pm
fi 12 pm
> 20 pm
it iV> pm
7 00 i-in
j Ar. Clinton*.Lv |
Ar.Winnsboro, S. C.Lv
Ar.Charlotte, N. <".Lv
Ar.. Hendersonville, N. O...Lv
1 Ar.Asheville, N. C.Lv
9 15 pjn
7 36 OBI
5 00 pm
3 13 pm
2 57 pm
2 10 pm
1 45 pm
10 :t0 am
11 49 am
ll 41 am
9 35 am
a is ?n
S '20 air.
Daily. , ,
Nos. 52 and 53 Solid Train? between th arl ?rt ?u
nd Columbia, S. C.
Ii. M. EMKBS04,
Gen'I. Passenger .Aj.-.w.
.1 K. KKKtitar, Gwioral Man'ajw:.
'. v. i MKRSON,Trat?< Managet