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I THE THRESHOLD |
"And this is tho very last time," j
muttered the man as the door open
ed. "Tho very lasf. time," he repeat
ed as he sat waiting in the pretty, .
' glowing drawing room.
Then she come iu, and the room
"became beautiful, because prettinesa
was not of her.
They sat together and talked^ and
daring a little interval the man's
heart jogged bis elbow in an irritat
ing) way and murmured, "This is the
very last time."
"Yes," said the man aloud, and '
che, smiling, asked to what his af- }
firm a t i vo referred.
Then they talked again on various j
aumccts which related to the man, j
for she knew all his past and some
thing of his future. wU
"Why are you sad today?" she }
=a?kea after awhile.
The man hesitated. "Because I.
don't know why I am sad?at least
I can't tell you." ??iW
"May I tell you a little story?"
"Listen, then, but remember my
stories are not personal. There was ;
once a man who never was a boy be
cause he had been unable to spare
tho time. Being a boy or even, a
youth uses up a lot of time at the
Beginning, when time, seems short,
and adds it on to the end, bur. cir
cumstances and loneliness in strange
places made it impossible for the
man in my story to invest time in
this way. So he skipped boyhood
and youth, and went &?aight into
nnonhood in a strange country."9
"And what effect on him did that
(have?" asked he in the drawing
room, who had become interested
after the story's first sentence.
She who told the' story smiled
and, continuing, said: "It had on
?iim the effect of tropical sun upon
vegetable life. It made him prema
ture in all ways, but strong also and
glorying in his strength. A great
deal was shut put of his range of
rvision, and his life's limits were, nar
row, but in those limits very intense.
fTo him the world was himself?he
and his work, his aims, his strength.
Nothing else, you understand. Hav
ing missed youth, enjoyment did not
$| ?corne into his.scheme. He did not
look-about him for life's soft lights j
. and its music and so never saw or .
heard them. He had no time."
"Yes, it was a pity. Well, then
one day by chance he met Feminin
ity?happened upon her munching
cake and ripping tea. ' Feminiinty
smiled prettily at th? man and 01
zered him cake and tea, which he
took with nerveless fingers, gasping
and staring the while in pleased
amazement. Then Femininity's roBy,
dimpled fingers went tripping dainti
ly up and down the Heyboard of a
?piano, and she sang to him, every
mote in her rippling little ballad
itwanging a response on one of the
man's heartstrings. And he asked
?nmself-^-w?ll, let me isee, he asked
"Why," interrupted he who lis
tened in the drawing robnvp^h|'* \
tho had never before known that this
.was the world and how ha had been
led to think that his life was the
real life of the world."'
-'Tfes, that was what he asked liim^ i
aelf. And so dainty Uttle Feminin
ity, smiling all the.while, drew aside
the lace curtains, which* had hidden
jfrom his range of vision the Byzan
. riine alley wherein she lived, and he,
looking dovm the alley with her,[??$&
cided that it was the real world;
that his world so far had been a
&reary fantasy of his own creation,
j? -The man's lights were not wide or
deep, but very intense, and of course
Iho laid his heart, new found, rever
entially and unreservedly at Fem
ininity's feet, remininity laughing?.
ly accepted the heart, andthen'?
"fleeting another man at the cor
ner of her alley," said the listener,
. ' f'throw the heart down, still' laugh- ;
i :', :ing, and went back to the piano with
'her new friend".
"Exactly. Well, now th? mi in
was in a very sorry plight, became
the had lost his own world?the a? 9f ;
created fantasy-^-and, being forealfe
?n m the new world by her to whoii;
'M Mb heart had been given, he could
not find his way.K3^
-ed his eyes with tears, and, groping
about in the Byzantine alley, he- ?
"He met Fron Fr?n: You must
l?t mo tell this piece/! Baid the man
in the drawing room. "He met ,
Frou Frou, who happened to have
, ' iwandered carelessly from out her ,
Moorish alley into ; Feminmity's do
main. Ho looked like a , man, so
Frou Frou welcomed him with fas
IN fCihating,; lower Bohemian good fel
j lowShip and swung aside the, rich ,
I , drapery and heavy perfumed curtain j
j which had hid from his view the i
and dancing mimic in which, she
; "iio?king into the world, the man;
drew a long breath of satisfaction,
: - and, as Froui Frou challenged him
with hrimminjg champagne glass up- I
raised; he eaid^This-fe Undoubtedly
reaKty?the abandon of real lifo in
the world?unlike previ
ous fancies, which wer', absurd.*
'And when the very first graynesa,
came and the fiaahing lights paled in
tho dawn hour Frou *You>vbeing
th?d and sl?epy, carelessly hiXd open
: ^e^n<?<js^"^^?r frail^ ^vete
that he had not fought tho rval 1
TTOi?? after all. Still, he had lost ;
his own, and when?well"?
"No," said she who listened, "you .
cannot tell this part. I must, for j
he did not go into another alley, you .
"He wandered into the cloisters
of a white marblo temple, because in j
the brightness of the sunlight which J
came after dawn he saw a pure pr?s- j
ence ? a girl ? standing on the
threshold. He approached the pr?s
ence, so he longed for rest, though
after his two phases he felt he had
"She was so pure and white, the
innocence of knowing nothing
gleaming on her forehead. She
could not, like the others, conduct
him into her world, because she had
not yet crossed the threshold of the
temple herself, and she knew noth
ing of that which he had lived and
seen. Still ehe was a girl, and his
worship pleased her.
"Very sweetly, though all un
knowingly, she helped him to take !
his dtand beside her on the thresh- J
old, she understanding nothing and j
never dreaming but that he, too,
had the earliest phases to pass and
could enter her temple with her.
"But when her innocence of ig
norance had spread itself round the
man for awhile the crude purity of
"Tho nothing knowing, nothing
seeing, nothing understanding spot
lessness of it all almost choked hun/*
said the man in the dr awing room,
"and he realized that since: he had
not at the beginning found this
world he could not enter it now or
at least not accompanied by the cold
whiteness.,of the little maid who
hath no breasts/ So now in real
despair he turned away from the
classic temple, feeling not only that
he had failed to find the real world*
but was unfit to he taken into it.
Then, as he walked miserably away,
an angel from.heaven came across
his path and laid her cool hand on
his forehead, so that"?
"No, dear! A woman?only a wo
m?n. But she showed him that he J
was already in -the real world .and
that she was, too, but that he kept
going into little phases of life and,
thinking eveh was life itself, was al
most broker hearted when ho found
himself unfitted to live in a phase.
He was very happy with the woman,
because he loved ner, and yet, think
ing that he must he of some one of
the phases?the little phases?lie
had seen, not knowing that they
were of him merely, he fancied the
woman must he opart from him;
"This must be the lost time ?"
"Exactly. But, ah, the .woman
understood. She knew that he was
really of the same life and world as
she. She thought?that he loved
"She loved him?"
"Yes, dear!"?A. J. Dawson in
St. Louis Republic.
His Expanse Account.
A bright Harvard boy brought his
first years expense account home
with him* in socordanco with in
ajtructions from his father. His par
ents were very iauch puzzled when
they inspected it ; to find a large
proportion of their Gon's expenses
charged up in one item-r-"S. P. Gl" j
At the first glance they were in
clined to think "S. P. Q/r might be
the initiais of some fair maiden* and
a storm began to brew for th* unr
conscious freshman. But at the end
of the expense list they found a foot
note which quite cleared the mys
tery and the atmosphere. It read:
"S. P. G.?Sundries, principally
Aft .tho North Poie.
At the north-pole there is only
one direction?south.' One could go
south in as many ways as there are I
points on the.compass card, but ev
ery one of these ways is south?east ;
and west, have vanished. 'The hour
of day at the pole is a paradoxical
conception, for that point is the
meeting place of every meridian, and
the time of all holds good, so that
it is any hour one cares to mention.
TXnpunctuality is hence impossible,
but the question grows complex and
its practical solution concerns few.
Bright Colored Boy.
Frightened Mother?My child,
,what in the world are you doing with
all that flaming red paint smeared .
over your face and hands? j
Foolish Boy?I wanted tf git a l
job, an* I eeen an ad. in th* paper ;
that said "Wanted?A Bright Coir '
orect Boy." So I jiat paints m'self '
the brightest color I could an* was
jiat Btartin' out t* see th* ftlier what
& Collies in s onto parts of the high
landsare supposed; only to under
stand English. The Spectator has
heard of;h Gaelic speal?ing sh??herd.
gravely assuring ah^ r Englishman !.
that it was impossible' "to work a I
dog" in Gaelic and adding: "There's V
Sandy, how. ^e's hardly a word of .
the Gaelic,'' ^yhilfe Sandy sat with a
J)ok on his face which seemed to
r^ay:, "It's quite true. X have ilmi |
vbe^u able to acquire more than the
bar&at smatt?ririg of the veraacu*
- ^ iVfl awfully nice the way a girl's
hand can -eom. to.x he getting away 1
frein your?, and^?tall the time be
s?Oggliog in closer.
'^Hmfl >" aeveg;;'sure she is a suo- 1
oess ftt a ball ""^^^?i0 maD tries to '
get ter o?.in a cr$>sned corner, where !
aVo Ought not to he. r
: V ? A. man ran ao oii'^yind a great >
deal logger than h? can'^b ou makieg, 1
)0V0. : I
HER SAFE DEPOSITS.
What Amazed tho Young Only Tired
the Elderly Benedict. |
"Have you over noticed," began
the bridegroom, "what astonishing
places a woman chooses for hiding
things ?" ;
'^1 ceased noticing and ceased be
ing astonished at anything years
ago," replied the elderly Benedict
wearily. , i
."Well, the other night," went on
the bridegroom, "there was a Bmall
lire in tho apartment below us. '
Somebody upset a lamp, and while
they were putting it opt my wife
and I were gathering our valuables
together and preparing to flee. For
five minutes wo rushed about like
mad people. Tho first thing I did
was to open my wife's bureau drawer
and feel for her jewel bos.
"'Oh, it isn't thereV she called
out. It's in tho ref rigor itor under
tho lowest pan.'
"'What!* I exclaimed.
"Well/ she replied, 'that's the
only place where a burglar wouldn't
think of looking for them/
" 'What are you trying to take
down that oil painting for?* I asked
" 'Grandfather's will is behind it,
tacked to the wall, and I can't
budge it/ she answered, with tears
in her voice.
" *No, don't come to help me/ ehe
'went on. 'Bun into the parlor and
get the- deed to the Brooklyn prop
erty. Itfs pinned in tho top af tho
lace cartnrns. And1?and bring me
thai hat -with the white feather on
it. No* not my beet one; the-other.
?tVgot my marriage certificate, and
tho contract for your book and your
first love letter sewed in the crown.
And, oh, John, do look in that bos
TtttdOT the bathtub and find the
manuscript of your play and your
diamond sleeve links. Yea, that's
the one I mean?that old cracker
box. Well, I chose it because it did
not look the least bit suspicious.
Who would ever think u? looking
under the bathtub in an old cracker
bos for diamond ' sleeve buttons ?
Now come on. We've got every
'"No, we haven't/ I replied.
'Where's that hundred dollar bill I
gave 3'ou to deposit yesterday and
the cheek from Bradley and all the
" 'Oh, they're all safe/ she replied
nonchalantly, pulling me out of the
door. 'The hundred dollar bill is in
my stocking and the check is pinned
under by back hair/
"Now, what do you think of
"The patent to those hiding places
expired ages ago/* Baid the elderly
Benedict, yawning.? New .York
Succeso Prolongs Life.
It is now well known that in
creased complexity of life with in
creased expenditure distinctly aids
longevity. 'Luxury, "the fertile par
ent of a whole family of diseases,**
modifies it greatly, of course, but
this is a nwiugeable factor. We
have only to recall personal experi
ence to realize the force of intel
lectual stimulation. Tho interest of
sport will sustain men without fa
tigua for distances they otherwise
could not traverse. Tno excitement
of strife will often mask the pros-'
enoe of wounds. Self forgeifulncss
in all the walks of life under thai
stress of love, cb -Iry or accepted
duty doubles human endurance. Sue*
cess gives new vitality, new powers,
and this is anei^sr name'for new
life.?New York World.
Kis Varied industries.
"He's interested in many indus
tries, I believe?"
"Is he in the shoe business ?"
"Yes; be has quite a foothold
"How about the glove business?"
"Ho recently took a hand in it"
"And the selling of canes?"
"He carries them."
"He has them on his mind too."
"He puts up umbrellas and turns
out lamps."?Cleveland Plain Deal
er. ' -
, Utilizing the Camera..
Tess?Mr. Saphead gave you a
camera for your birthday, didn't he?
Jsssr-Yes; and we took it with us
on our stroll through the country
yesterday. Oh, what do you .think?
He proposed to me; actually flopped
down on his knees and? ^
Tess?What did you say?
Jess?Why, I Baid, "Lrook plens
ant, please," and I'do hope the pic
ture will turn out weil.
Youth, (to landlady)?Your terms
Landlady ? But consider the
chc&t ful view, sir.
f^Youth ? Cheerful view ? Why*
there's a cemetery right opposite. X
don't call that very cheerful
>: I^dlady---Ohi yes. sir. Beflect
how comfortin* and cheerin' it will
be when you gaze out to think that
you're not thefg.
? Many a man who. isn't satisfied
with the ills he bas peruses drug store
?Imaoaoa and acquires others he kaows
? Mnaio hath charmes to *oqthe the
ftv^beast? buf the girl who floes a
a continuous stunt on the piano for
gets that the .neighbors1 are partly civ
? He who attends strictly to bis
3wobu*Jn*ss baa no time to ; waste oa
visionaryjJchemea for saving the oo\\n
How tho Officer of tho Day Triumphed I
Over Private Murphy. !
In tho days when this country had
a frontier every army post had to bo i
in a constant state vt readiness, for ;
there was no telling when troops
might be called out to suppress un i
Indian uprising or to rid tho road i
of desperate highwaymen. Disci
pline, the Brooklyn Eagle says, was j
never relaxed, although the manner J
in which it was preserved sometimes ? 1
savored of comedy. i
Captain Troxell of the Seven
teenth infantry, an Irishman and a .
strict disciplinarian, had considera
ble trouble with certain members of j
his company who, being Hibernians ]
from different counties, were dis
posed to quarrel overmuch among
Once when Captain Troxell was
officer of the day the sergeant of the
guard, a strapping Irishman, who I
himself disapproved these frequent
fights as being subversive of disci
pline and disgraceful to the compa
ny, approached the captain with the
customary Balute and said :
"Officer of tho day, sir, I havo the
honor to report that Private Mur
phy, of your company, a prisoner in
the post guardhouse, struck at me 1
with a pickax handle.*
Captain Troxell returned the sa
lute and merely said, "All right."
A few minutes later the sergeant
of the guard presented himself again
and after saluting said :
''Officer of the day, sir, I have tho
honor to report that Privote Mur
phy, a prisoner in the post guard
house, struck at me again with a
I Once more the captain returned
the salute and said, "All right."
The sergeant of the guard stood
at attention a moment, then defer
"But, sir, officer of the day, is it
all right for a prisoner in the post
guardhouse to Rt.riVo ?t the sergc-u.nl j
of tho guard with a pickax handle ?" 1
"It is," answered the captain, "if 1
the sergeant of the guard is fool
enough to let him."
Ten minutes later the sergeant re- '
turned and saluted.
"Officer of the day, sir," he said
in. his gravest voice, "I have the hon
or to report that Private Murphy of 1
your company^ a prisoner in the post '
guardhouse, desires to go to the hos
pital on sick report, sir."
Hypnotism and Matrimony.
Why not use hypnotism as an aid j
to matrimony? This brilliant idea 1
occurred to a lady who listened to a
lecture on hypnotism by an eminent
physician. Volunteers from the au
dience went upon the platform and
were thrown into harmless trances.
So the lady wrote to the physician
next day stating that she desired to
consult him, and he awaited her
coming, thinking she was a patient.
"Oh, no," she said. "I am quite
weil, but I am very much in love
with a man who will not ask me to
marry him. Now, I want to invite
him and you to lunch, go that you
can .hypnotize him and make him
propose!" The doctor exploded in
mirth, theo suggested that she
should trust to her own hypnotic
attractions. But. she, vsent away ob
serr?og that hypnotists are most un
Prfou? R?ting Firm.
Old Joshua Martin was noted for
his ability to. make a close bargain,
but once in awhile he met his match.
**I say, mister," he began as he
walked into a barber shop one mar
ket day while waiting to dispose of
bis load, "farming's mighty bad
nowadays.: You ought to lemme
have a- shave for 5 cents. Why, if I
should tell you the price I had to
take for my garden sass"?
"Mebbe," returned the barber,
"but fact is I ought to charg? you
double price now by rights, for
farmers' faces are just about twice
as long, as they used to be. You
ought to be thankful for being let
o? on one fare."
Definition of Duty.
There was a small boy who went
to Sunday school. When he went
home hia mother asked him what the
lesson was about. "Faith," said the
boy. "What's that?" his mother
asked. ^Believin* what you've got ev
ery reason to suppose ain't so," the
boy replied. "And then," he after
ward remarked, "there was some
talk about duty, too." "What's
duty?" his mother asked him. '"Oh,
duty," he replied, "is any old thing
that you have got to do when you
want to play baseball."?Judge.
"There's no use talking, I'm going
ic get married," said a bachelor to
a married acquaintance tho other
day while busily engaged in sewing.
"Here I have workea just twenty
minutes by the watch trying to get
thi? needle threaded, and then, just
as I succeeded, I pulled the thread
out. Finally I got it threaded, and
now, efter sewing on this button fast
toi? strong, I find Fue got it on the
wrong ?de, and I haw my w*>rk all
, ' ^i^i.?
?Probably more young people
would embark on the sea of matrimony
if stern parents would taiso the block
/- ?- uw> who thinks he under
stands 'women is just as likely as not
to invest.his money in a perpetual mo
? A man doesn't want t? give h'?s
photograph to afirl and pretends he
does; a girl wants to and pretends she
GOT THE THIEF.
Ruse by Which a Oackwoods Parson
Did too Business.
"The; police have what they call
the 'sweating' process, a means of
forcing confessions and admissions
from stubborn moral dere!.^/' said
an old timer, "and sotno of these
methods are ingenious, some of
them cruel, whilo others uro posi
tively barbarous and havo been
frowned upon by the courts, as is ki
evidenced in the doctrine which de- ^
clares that forced confessions aro of I ^
little or no value as evidence. I 6ay m
this by way of priludo to a littlo
story of a long tune ago which will
show that there are more ways than
cue of forcing a man to 'own up' to
wrongdoing. As you probably know,
the ax was at one time the most val
uable implement around the place.
It was in the time I fcr.-s in mind,
the time when southeastern Arkan
sas was a wilderness and when the
earlier settlers first began to cast
their lot in tliat rich and now pros
perous part of the world. The ax
meant much in those days. So when
some fellow pilfered some other fel
low's ax the question was of largo
moment for miles around.
"A man thus circumstanced and
of the time complained that his ax
had been stolen. There happened
to be a preacher in the section who
was looked upon as having extraor
dinary, almost supernatural powers,
and whenever anything of this kind
happened complaint was made to
him. The theft of the ax was re
ported to the preacher. I'll find it
for you/ he said to the distressed
man of the woods.
"On a certain day when he had
nearly every man within a radius of
fifty miles around him ho lined them
up in a row and stepped back about
thirty feet, just far enough to al
low him a good eyo sweep of the line.
In a few words he related the case
of the man who had lost the ax,
dwelt on iha importance cf the ax,
declaring it not only to be tho in
dustrial capital of tho man who lost
it, but the chief weapon with which
he defended his home. 'Now, my
friends, one of you men got that ax,
and I know it, he said. 'I have a
rock in my hand/ he eontinued, 'and
while I do not care to hurt any liv
ing human being, I am going to hit
the man who got that ax/ And as
he said this he swuT;g a long bony
arm over Iiis head v/ith violence and
brought it around with force. Only
one man dodged in tho line of forty,
and ho was the guilty man. In a
short while tho ox was returned to
its rightful owner, and tho back
woods preacher was more popular
than ever. Which littlo happening
shovvs that there aro refined and un
refined methods of 'sweating* men
and making them"'own up' to their
misdeeds." ? New Orleans Times
An Abrupt Translation.
The small boy had been irritating
his father with many vexatious ques
tions, about a psalm he was studying
for Sunday school next day.
"Father, what does selah mean?"
was the latest
"Shut up F said paterfamilias.
The boy said nothing, t ut in Sun
day school tho paalm was -ander dis
"Who knows what the word selah
means asked the young superin
The small boy's hands went up,
find he was halfway out of his seit.
No one else raised a hand.
"Well?" said the superintendent.
"Shut up!" said the smali boy.
And seeing the look on the teachers
face added: "It is. I asked papa
and he said 'shut up!'"
Miss Hoamley?Didn't 3t>u hear
Miss Knox tell me yesterday that I
was the "homeliest girl in our set V
Miss Goodley ? Yes, tho hateful
thing I I guve her a piece of my
mind about it afterward.
Miss Hoamiey?Oh, did vou?
I hope you weren't too hard on her.
Miss Goodley?Well, I told her
she ought to consider how sensitive
you must be about it.?Philadel
Art Explosion. *
When the Afro-American bank
failed an angry depositor met the
president and demanded his money.
"Where my money? I want my
money. I don' keer fur de bank. I
des want my money."
"How I know wnere yo* money ?"
said the president contemptuously?
You ain't posted. Wat yo' know
'bout business ? When de bank fail
hit des explode, and dey ain't no
money."?rfew York Tribune.
A Careful Man.
"Have you noticed/' asked the
man who keepn his eyes open, "that
sidewalks -axe always laid so that
there is a slight slant toward the
curbstone? If you have not thought
of it there is a thinking man in
Brooklyn that has, and to save shoe
leather he walks on different sides
o' the street on alternate days to
make ?are that his shoes will be
worn off even,"?New York Press,
makes Sidneys mnd blmdd?r tight
? A true, gentleman never mr.rrics
a woman because she has money;
ho marries her because she has
? Tho youog man who works with
one eye on the oloe?r is *pt to have
plenty of time to* look for atotfaer
job 1st er.- '
-r- One isn't necessarily wealthy be
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AUDITOR'S OFFICE, Anderson, S. C.
Tbls office will be Ofen to recoitre Beturns df
lersooai Property for Taxation for the next
Pla?ai Year, from the first der of January, id 05,
j tbo 20th day of February following Inclusive.
Beel Estate stands as before, but all transfer of
Heal Eatate made aJon> u-> r;turD should be
loied upon the return blank when listing.
'ihe Township Arsetiors are required bylaw to
1st for all those that fall to make their own re
urns within the time prescribed Hence the
llmcultv of delinquents escaping the 50 per cent
jopolty. as well as the frequency of error* re
lulling from this practice. By all moans make
rour OWN returns and thereby save expanse and
Ex*Confed(,vate Soldiers over 60 years of ago are
ixempt from Poll Tax. All other male* between
ho ages of 21 and CO ye rs, except those Incapable
>f earning a support from being rusimod or from
luv other cause shall be deemed taxablo polls.
rorihe convenience of Taxpayers wewlllalro
jstb Deputies to tako Beturns at the following
11 f a and places:
Holland, Tuesday, January 10.
MofTsttsvlllo, Wednesday, January 11.
Iva, Thursday, Jaunary 12.
Moseley, Ft Hay, January 18.
A E 8cuddy'a, raturday, January 14.
Starr, Monday, January 16.
btorevllle, Tues lay, January ?7.
CUnkecaleV Mill, Wednesday, January 18.
G ay ton, Monday, January 16.
Bfsnop's Branch, Saturday, January 21.
, Uro t onka, Monday, January 36.
A utun. Tuesday, January i7.
WyaU'a Store, Wednosday, ? ".huary 18.
Oda.- Wreath. Friday, January 20?a. tu.
James' Store, Fsidavy, January 20?p. m.
Wlglngton's Store, Tftur. day, January 19.'
Fquality, Tuesday, January 17.
Pendlcton, Friday and Saturday, January 20
mil 21, to J. T. Hun or.
Townvllle, Friday, January 27.
Tugaloo, Saturday, January 26,
Honea Path, Monday and Tuesday, January 16
tnd 17, or up to February 20th, to Deputy.
Belton, Friday and Saturday, January 17 and 28.
Piedmont, Monday and Tuesday, January 28
Pelznr, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan
tary 1$, 17 and 18, or up to February 20th, to
lohn B Bonner.
Willlamstou, Wednesday and Thursday, Jan
tary 26 and 26. G. H. C BOLEMaN,
4*r* 60 pe: cent penalty for Non-Return.
Dec 7 1901. 26
TUE Books for the collection of etato, School
ni County T ixes will be opened from October
5th, 1904, to December ?1st, 150?, inciosive, and
,om January lot, !90t, to March 1st, 1903,1 will
nllect with the i enalty?for January ! per cent,
'ebcuaryS ier cent, and from March let to the
Mli wi'h 7 per cent penalty. After the 16th of
durch Executions will be issued,
i he rate of Tax Levy is as follows :
state Taxes.6 Mills
Ordinary County.-.4 "
Public Roada,....m.r. 1 "
An additional lory 4 nr. ills Ecbool District No 60.
Additional levy 4 n ills School District No. 43
additional levy 8 mills School District No. 61.
Additional levy A]4 mills School District Mo. 84.
Additional iety 6 mills School District No. 20.
Additional levy 8 mills School District No. 24.
Making 17 mills for Walker-MeElmojIe School
)lstrict So 60.
Making 17 mills for Good Hope School District
Making 16 mills for Melton School District No.
Making 17)4 mills for Gantt School District No.
Making is mills for Collegs School District No.
Making 16 mil's for Hanter School District No.
The State Constitution requires all males be*
ween the sate of 21 and e? years, except thoso
t capable of earning a support from b log malm*
id or other causes, and those who sirvedln the
rar between the States, to pay a PoU Tax of One
toiler. All persons between the ages of eighteen
iod fifty years of age who are able to work the
>ubllc roads, or caose them to be worked, exoepi
preachers who have charge of a congregation and
persons who served in the war. between the States.
School Teachers and Trustees are exempted fre>ta
read doty, and In lieu of work may pay a tax er
)ne Dollar, to be collected at ihe aanae tlxeother
ixes are collected. I will collect taxes i? Slab*
own, Mt. Airy. Piedmont, Pelser, Bel to ? Mills
uiA at Honea Path, but will give notice later the
line I will visit these places.
j;M. PAYNE, County Treasurer.
to the farmer who under
stands how to feed his ^
crops. Fertilizers for Corn
1 must contain at least 7
per cent, actual
Send for our books?they
tell why Potash is as necessary
to plant life as sun and rain;
sent free, if you ask. Write
GERMAN KALI WORKS
New York?93 Nuuu Street, or
Atlanta, Ga. ia>J Soudi Broad St.
G. H. GEIGER,
ATTORNEY A.T LA.W,
ANDERSON, S. .
Office tOver I8oat Office.
7&S~- Money to Lend on Real Estate.
April IS, 1904 43 ly .
J. L. ?Hr *ARD.
ATTORNEY >?T LAW,
ANDERSON, 8 C.
Office over Post Office Building
Money to lend on Raal Estate.
Foley's Honey and 7?9J*
CIuam* and bexatinca the Intel
ProrootM luxuriant growth. I
Merer Falls to Bettor* OrmjI
Hair to lto Youthful Color.
Cure* acalp dlwim ft hair f?I
C. & W. Carolina Railway.
Schedule in effect Sept. 5, 1904.
" Calhoun Falls...
'.' Savannah b (cen t)
" Beaufort b.
" Port Royal.
7.00 a m
8.21 a m
?.1G a m
11.00 a tn
2 35 p m
4.30 p m
6 40 p w
7.40 p m
0.80 p ro
U.30 p m
ii.40 p m
G.05 p m
0 7.00 am
8.55 a m
10.05 a m
01 1.15 am
Il 10 a m
Lv Port Hoya! b.
H Savannah b (cen t)
" Charleston b .
Lv McCormick .
Ar Calbonn Falls.
J.Jo a uj
7.40 a m
5.40 a m
7.10 a m
0.15 a m
10.25 a m
12.20 p m
2.55 p m
4.40 p m
5.45 p m
7.10 d m
cO.O? p m
1-7.15 p m
C8.20 p m
10 20 p m
11.31 p m
1.30 a m
6.00 a m
7.37 a m
10.00 a m
Lv Anuerson .
M Waterloo (Harris Sprirjgs)
" LaurenB .
7.00 a m
12.39 p m
1.17 p m
1.45 p m
8.25 p m
? 3.30 p m
" Glenn Springs b.1 5.25 p m
Lv Glnnu Sorlnus (G. n. h. lt.).
Lv Sparlanburg (O. & W. ?J.
9.00 a m
12.01 p m
12.15 p m
2.?0 p m
2.46 p m
7.10 p m
?2oept Sunday; 0, Sunday
Through train service between Au
gusta ana Charleston.
For information relative to rata?, eta,
apply to W. B. Steele. U. T. A-; 4^dsr
S. C, Geo. T. Bryan, G. A., Green ville,
?C, Ernest Willlame, Geb. P?se. ?gt,
ugusta, Ga., T. M. Emerson, Tsamo
' ? ANH???*
SENT F11EE 10 Oft
ntsra of morpalBfl,
elixir of opium,co
caine or wblatsy.?
largo book ot par
tlculnra on boms OS*
B. M. WOOLLBT,
P.O. Box 287,
Blue Ridge Railroad.
Effective Nor. 2?, 1906.
No. 11 (dally)?Leave Belton 3.50 p.
m. ; Anders >n 415 p. ro. ; Ps'idletoo 4.47
p. lu. ; Cherry 4 51 p. m. ; 8oaeoa 5.31 p.
m ; arrive Walballa 5.55 p. m.
No. 9 (dniijr except ?und-*v)?Lsav??
Belton 10.45 s. m.; Anderson 11.07 s. m.;
Pend le ton 11.32 a m.; Cherry 11.39 a. m.;
arrive at Seneca 11.57 a m.
No. 5 (Sunday only)?Leave Bniton
11.45 a.m.; Anderson 11.07 s. ra.; Pon
dleton 11.32 a. m.; Cherry 11.39 a. m.;
Seneca 1.05 p. m.; arrive Walhalla 1.2,
No. 7 (dsllv except Sunday)?Leave
Anderson 10.30 a. tn.; Pendleton 10.50 a.
m.; Cherry 11.09 a. m.; Seneca 1.05 p. m,;
arrive Walhalla 1.40 p m.
No. 3 (dally)?Leave Belton 9.15 p. m.;
arrive Anderson 9.42 p. m.
No. 23 (daily except 8undsy)?Leave
Belton 9.00 a. m.; arrive Anderson 9.3a
No. 12 (daily)?Leave Walhslla 8 35 a.
m.; Seneca 8.58 a. m ; Chen y 9.17 s. m.;
Pendleton 9 25 s. m.; Anderson 10.00 a.
m.; arrive Belton 10.25 a. m.
No= 15 (daily es pt Sunday)?Leave
Seneca 2 00 p. m ; Cherry 2.19 p. m.; Pen
dleton 2 26 p. m.; Anderson 3 10 p. m.;
arrive Belton 3.35 p. m.
No. 6 (Sunday only)? Leave Anderson
3.10 p. m.; arrive Belton 3 83 p. m.
No 8 (daily)?Leave Walhalla 3.10 p.
m.; Senses 5.31 p. m.; Cherry 5 59 p. m.;
Fendleton 6 12 p m.; Anderson 7.30 p.
ra ; arrive Belton 7 58 p. m.
No. 24 (dully except Sundav)?Leave
Anderson 7.50 a. m.; arrive Belton 8.20
s. m. HO. BEATTIE, Pres.,
Greenville, 8. C.
J. R. ANDERSON, Snpt.,
Anderson, 8. C.
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lent 1 reo. Oldest
inns svri cUr eofn0dsntff?^?nd^kt
Oldest ajrency for aecartnapftte?
taken th-^upb Mann A Co. recolv?
notice, without charge, In tho
l handsomelr ntnstTAted weekly. XfU*^_
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