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? WAR SI
IBeautifixl Tribute to
Seventy-one years ago there was
born in the good county of Upson in
the grand old commonwealth of Geor
gia one who was destined to take
high rank among the distinguished
men of his generation ami to relloct
constantly increasing honor upon his
countrymen. His ancestors, as his
name indicates, emigrated from Scot
land and settled in Virginia and North
Carolina. I?,-s great-grandfather was
one of seven brothers who fought
against King George III in the revolu
tionary war. His grandfather was a
prominent citizen in Wilkes county,
North Carolina, and his father, like
tho father of many another distin
guished man, was a clergyman. De
scended from an ancestry so upright
nd so able, it was natural that this
eon should dedicate his abilities to
the service of his country. Gradu
ated from tho University of Georgia,
at tbohoad of his ciass, in 1852, this
young and representative southerner
made a study of the law, but later
abandoned the profession in order to
aid his father in industrial work in
Georgia and Tennessee. At the age
of twenty-ono years he had tho cour
age to marry and without fortune to
face the responsibilities of married
life with hope for the future and with
eupremo confidence in his ability to
win his way honorably and success
fully through lifo.
When, in 1861, oivil war broke over
.h\f land, he enlisted, in his twenty
*T?"?. in yenr of age, as a private in tho
'Confederate army. He had little if
any political influence to aid him, but
even had he possessed it he would
have scorned to use it in the effort to
obtain promotion. Ho was a splondid
representative of the citizen soldiery
of the south who never yet have fail
ed to respond to their country's ap
peal, determined to do tho work their
hands might find to do and to rise by
the might of merit. In the four years
of war this young man did his whole
duty-did it with fidelity, with zeal
and with brilliant suocess. He enter
ed the war as a private; he surrender
ed as a lieutenant general. ' He was
five times wounded. He was "in the
thiok" of the fighting from the begin
ning to the ond of the war. He was
loved and admired by his soldiers.
His name Btirred them as would the
sound of a trumpet. His mere pres
ence on a battlefield was worth to the
Army of Northern Virginia many men.
Ho early won, and even to the end
held, the confidence of General Lee
and of President Davis. In the battle
of the Wilderness it was he who avert
ed General Lee from the peril of
almost certain death. When the com
mander in ohief attempted personally
to lead the Confederates in an effort
to reoapture a pivotal position, it was
this young Georgian who, taking in
the situation at a glanoe, spurred for
ward his horse, gripped General Lee's
bridle and exolaimed: "Gf neral Lee,
. this is no pl soo for you. You must
go to the rear. Thor,o troops are
Georgians, ] ] They' "Save never fail
ed; and they witt not fail now. Will
you boys?" he cried turning to his
troops. "No! No!" they answered.
"General Lee to the rear!". Led by
their dashing .and determined general,
they swept the enemy before them
and recaptured the coveted position.
Throughout the dark period from 1864
to 1865, tifia citizen soldier was at
General Lee's side, sustaining the
great Confederate with his faith and
supporting'him with his works; and
when Richmond was abandoned it was
. ho also .who led tho last oharge at
y?i>ppomattoK> - driving the enemy he
V foie ?im.
At ?t4? surrender the iron did, in
deed, eater his soul; but he lost neith
er faith in himself nor hope for his
. people. He did not sit down and be
moan his fate. ' He exhorted his
.broken-hearted men "to endure their
trial in silence, to leturn peaoefully to
their homes, to obey the laws, to re
. build'their chun try and to work for
. tho welfare and the harmony of the
republic." Settling in Atlanta,. he
Nteoame a safe, tactful and wise leader
of his people; and it was to him as
muchas to any other man that the
people who plundered Georgia in her
poverty, oppressed her in her weak
ness and mocked at her in her calamity j
vzffArA ot ?e?gth dast dc??s. He was
elected to, but counted out of, the
governorship in 18??8; was again elect
ed and seated- ag governor ia 1872. lu
1873 he was e?eot?d to the United
States senate and're-elected in 1879,
cosigning iu 1880 in order to broaden
tho industrial development of his
State. In. 1886 he was a third time
elected aa governor of tho common
wealth, was ro-clcotcd in 1888, and in
H890 was acat to serve a third term' in
?the United States ?Senate. In ihat
t?ody ho took rauk with tho afrjest
members there, alertant able always ea
ho -.vas to defend his people from
the iPeerless Gordon.
misrepresentation and calumny and to
servo the whole country with intelli
Into this brief sketch how much of
real nobility is compressed! A coun
try boy, used to plain living and high
thinking and cherishing the traditions
of an honored name. A student dili
gent and successful. A son obedient,
a husband devoted, a father tender
and affectionate. A soldier as valiant
as Prince Rupert, as pure as Bayard,
as chivalrous and as loyal as Sir Phil
ip Sidney. A statesman far-seeing,
conservative, wise-true to his friends
and without malice toward his foos-a
man cast from the old heroic mold
too great to employ the dwarfing meth
ods of smallish minds ind one upon
whose public or private life rosts not
a spot-not even a speck! It makes
Americans proud of their country
when they oan feel that mon suoh as
ho aro their countrymen. And it
makes the people of tho-south glad of
heart to know that such a man is not
only among them but is, as he has al
was been truly, of them.
The people of New Orleans salute
General Gordon. Like all his old
comrades in arms, they share in tho
prido awakened by tho thought of
what he has dono and of what he is.
It is fortunato that such a man is the
commander in chief of tho United
Confederate Veterans. His service in
that position, like his service in all
other positions, has reflected high
honor upon our people.-New Orleans
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Rather a Romantic Scene.
Raleigh. May 23.-A romantic scene
was witnessed here this morning when
Col. John R. Lane was introduced to
Mr. Charles II. MoConnoll, of Chicago,
and Col. Lane grasped the hand of
the man who shot him down upon the
field of Gettysburg forty yeara ago
and almost killed him. Col. W. H.
S. Burgwyn, of Weldon, arranged thia
meeting between the two saored veter
ans and introduced them. Mr. Mc
Connell served in the 24th Michigan
regiment of the Iron Brigade of the
Potomac His company was almost
annihilated at Gettysburg and he has
been much interested in that groat
battle. A few years ago he wrote to
Col. A. M. Waddell, of Wilmington,
to secure sonto information and bis
letter was referred to Col. W. H. S.
Burgwyn, of Weldon. This led to a
correspondence between Col. Burgwyn
and Mr. McConnell. Later they met
i j Richmond, Va., when Mr. McCon
nell remarked that he fired the last
shot from his company and brought
down the color-bearer of the 26th
North Carolina regiment. "Then you
are the man who shot Col. ?'oho R.
Lane/' deolared Col. Burgwyn. Ar
rangements were then made for the
meeting which took place here to-day,
and Mr. MoCocnell said this after
noon: "Yds, I have come all the way
from Chicago sud. brought my wife
for no other purpose than to grasp the
hand of the gallant man I tried to kill
and tho?ght then that I succeeded.
The heaviest losses reoorded on any
modern . battlefield were the 26th
North Carolin? regiment, with a loss
of 90 per cent, and the 24th Miohigao,
with 80 per cent loss. Col. Lane and
Mr. MoConnoll are survivors of these
'In reply to a reporter's question Mr.
McConnell gaye this account of .the
shooting to Coi. Lane: "The battle
was nearing its olose at Gettysburg," j
he said, "and only eight men of the.
fifty-four'in our ? company in the 24th
Michigan regiment were left. Our
ammunition waa exhausted, but I had
one cartridge left, whioh waa to be
the last shot we fired at Gettysburg.
Asl loadod'my rifle my lieutenant
commander said, 'Charlie, see that
splendid color-bearer, cannot you
knock him over?" and he pointed to
the colonel not as far as across this
street from me. *I have my last car
tridge and I am going to try,' I replied
as I rested my rifle against a small
tree and took oaref ul aim at the man
waving his colors and shouting to his
men, I fired, saw him fall and then
hastened to join my comrades re
treating through Gettysburg to Cul p's
";1o is the man who shot me," in
terposed Col. Lane, laying-his hand
affectionately on Mr. McConneirs
shoulder. "It was just as the battle
ended and I had turned to oheer on
my baneful of men and was waving
our colors that the ball struck me."
Col. Lane raised his black looks and
showed the ugly soar on his neok, just
below the base of the brain, where
tho well-nigh fatal ball passed. Col.
?Lane is the only surviving colonel of
I illustrious 26th regimont. Col. Harry
['?Burgwyn, brother of Col, W. H.
?S. Burgwyn, was killed in the same
buttle that cuoie so near costing Col.
Lane his life.
This morning Col. W. H. S. Bur
gwyn took Col. La. o o and Mr. McCon
nell ou a drive over ?he city. They
went out to Crabtree, where the 20th
North Carolina regiment was organ
ized, and Col. Lane saw his first ser
vioe as a private in Company E. The
oamp was then under Col. Burgwyn
us commandant. They then went to
the cemetery to view the monument
to Col. Burgwyn, visited the Soldiers'
Home, and spent an hour with the old
veterans, then to the State Library to
seo the painting of three colonels of
the 2<)th North Carolina regimmt,
Vance, Burgwyn aud Lane. Col. W.
H. S. Burgwyn then gave them a din
ner party at tho Yarboro. This even
ing Col. Lane left for his home in
Chatham. To-morrow Mr. and Mrs.
McConnell go to Weldon to visit Col.
and Mrs. Burgwyn. Mr. McConnell
ia president of the Veterans' Associa
tion of the Iron Brigade of the army
of the Potomac at Chicago and is a
highjy successful wholesale druggist.
He is six feet tall, well proportioned,
with his hair and mustache almost
white, stands perfectly eroot and ap
pears as agile as a youth.
Here and There.
Ac incident of reunion week has
just come to light so remarkable in
character that it is worth recounting
at this late day. Mr. Jamos L. Far
rall, of Farmville, Va., and a member
of tho famous Stonewall Brigade,
was among the visitors to this city
from thc Old Dominion during reunion
i Mr. Farrall, who was ooly a high
I private and exceedingly proud of lt,
was ono of a group of several old sol
> diers who had remained over in Co
lumbia to talk over their campfire
yarns when from his place of van
tage in front of Wright's hotel the
day after tho reunion he happened
to observe a man standing at the cigar
j Suddenly ho turned to his compan
ions and remarked wi'.h some show of
1 asperity that "the man buying his
cigor was either Ben Butler or his
"In any event I am going to ask
him about it," he said, "for the face
I of that blaok scoundrel is just as plain
I to me as if I had just seen him yester
I day, and th-.t fellow is either Ben
! Butler or his ghost."
Suiting the action to the word, the
old fellow walked up to the stranger
j and looking him straight in the eye
asked him if he was Ben Butler or any
Through the homely features of
the stranger there mounted a look of
shame and he answered by saying that
he was was Ben Butler's nephew. 9
"You gentlemen, need not look so
angry," said the stranger, recovering
himself, "for none of you detest But
ler's very memory moro .than I do,
and I doubt if any man or woman ocr
suffered more on account of the re
lationship. I am his nephew, and
that lamentable faot has cost mo no
less than three good positions.
"I always make the faot plain to
every one who approaches me on the
subjeot that I or the members of my
family have never had anything to do
with Butler or any of Mo friends or
relatives since the war and but little
to do with them before that time, but
it has no effect. The very faot that
I am unfortunate enough to be a ooo
neotion of his has been sufficient to
make , enemies for me that have
injured my business career be
youd repair. I am now a travel
iug salesman for a New York cor
set firm and my territory extends
from Baltimore to New Orleans. I
have' been traveling over this territory
for four years and have managed to
That is the average time
spent in a large city restais
rant by three thousand
luncher?. It takes three
hours to digest a fresh egg
soft bailed. In fact, three hours is about
the time required to digest the average
twelve minute lunch. 'The object of th?
hasty lunch ia to let the busy man ge?:
back to his office work. But when the
brain ia active, the stomach is inactive
for lack of necessary blood. The natural
consequence 1* indication, and indiges
tion opens the dcor to many disease?.
Indigestion is cured by the use of Dr.
Pierce1? Golf ? Medical Discovery,
which cures dudases of th? stomach and
other organs of digestion and nutrition,
and enables the perfect digestion and
assimilation of food.
SSsQOO FORFEIT will be paid by
the World's Dispensary.Medical Associa
tion, Proprietors, Buffalo, N. Y.? if they
Mnrtr* ?ho- originel signature cf
the individual volunteering thc testi
monial below, and also of the writers of
every testimonial among the thousands
which they are constantly publishing,
thus proving their genuineness.
?X had stomach trouble from childhood and
?uffered -with lt more or le*? aa r,8Tfw up.?
wr"'.?? Mr. WUlla Beaman, of WaahjngtonTflle,
Orange Co. N. Y. "At thc os^of-V*! was
broken down wtt?eys?ep*^ J^*^
terrible. Could not eat without distress. ' could
I only eat a few certain thin? and waa ?ot able
I to work half the time. . ^^^JJ^J^l
i gare me teraporareUef. My^^S^yner
maded me to try Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
! SSoSrtty aud 'ftessset .S?pllets? I took six
bottle of the 'Golden Medical Discovery' and
two vlfcU of Dr. rlerce'a Pleasant Pelleta. I then
felt ao wen that I atopped toking medicine.?
"Co??uiO?i S???c X??dieil Adviser," ioo8
large page? in pap?r covers, ia sent yr?: on
.receipt of ax one-cent-sumps to pay ex
pense of malling only. Address Dr. B. V.
Pierce, Buffalo, N. VT
build up a good Dimness. Up to last
winter no one knew my relationship
with Butler and you can readily un
derstand that it is not a bit of news
that loare to impart to any one of my
"In some way or other, however,
many people have learned of my un
fortunate relationship and despite the
faot that I always go out of my way to
make the statement to every one who
approaches me on the subject that I
have made to you gentlemen. The
Ja?t time that I was in New Orleans
the fact that I was Butler's relative
was in some way of which I am not
aware discovered, and I did not sell
$10 W3rth of goods. I will not sell
10 cents worth there this trip and of
course my house will want to know
why. About the time that I tel) them
they will probably ask for my resigna
Mr. Farrall shook the drummer by
the hand and told him that no one
ought to] hold him responsible for
what he contd not help, but he did
think ho would have been better off to
have beeu born blind than related to
"Beast" Butler.-The State.
- Tho brass band that plays the
loudest don't make the best music.
- A family tree is more generally
known by its decayed branches than
its good fruit.
A Bedroom Reform.
Bed rooms have now been invaded
by the rampant reformer, eave Tho
Lady. The orthodox fashion lo mak
ing up tho bods so as to gently slope
toward the feet, and having a good
sited pillow or two trader tho head/ ie
all wrong. A prominent German doc
tor is responsible for this statement.
He asserts that after a long s?ries of
experiments he has proved conclu
sively that to sleep in a bed prepared
in the old-fashioned way is simply to
induce ailments of all kinds. Bte ad
vocates a complete reversal of things.
You muBt sleep with your head lower
th.n your feet. Two or three pillows
should be placed UPC jr the feet in
order to carry out this theory. The
result, he claims, will be amssing,.
being a sure cure for insomnia, as well
as a preventive of nightmare. Sloop
in this position, it is asserted, will be
mote profound, the entire nervous
system will be improved and people
inolined to lung and kidney trouble
will be specially benefited.
- First Mamma-"Do you think
that ia safe to let baby play with those
matches?" Second Mamma-"Yes;
they are safety matchee."
- Why is it that the. more bald a
man becomes the more faith he has in
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HAVING- trouble with your Coffee, are you ? Can't find the sort to your |
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A. A. Grade, 40o a pound, an extra fine blend of rare, rioh and costly Cof>
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from in the State. ALL EHE LE?MiTO HAKES.
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Bo sure and give me a call before buying.
Oar B?lburn Wagons just received.
W? have about Twenty Excellent
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ANDERSON, S.O., October8,1902.
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