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T?io Kind You Have Ahvay.s Bought, ami Tiiiicli lia? hean.
ia uso for over "O years, lias borne tho signature of
and lias been mario limier ii Ls per
f-3fy-f --??- sonal supervision since its infancy.
*<?t???</X Allow no ono to deceive you in this.
Counterfeits, imitations and "?Just-ns-goml**arc hut
Experiments that triflr willi and enduiigor the health of
Infants and Children-Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORSA
t'a*>t or ia is a harmless substituto for Castor Oit, Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups* It is Pleasant. It
nontains no il her Opium, Morphine nor oilier Narootio
.substance. Its ago is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It euros I>iarlinea and Wind
-Colic. It relieves Teeth i ne; Troubles, cures Consti|?atioii
nod Flatulency. It assimilates tin*. Food, regulates tho
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea-Tho Mother's Friend.
Bears the Signature of
Hie Kind You Haye Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
TM? oe MT* UM COUNRVI rr H un ?AV BT?-.CKT. Nt? ?oRn arty.
3>, S. VANDIVER.
E. P. VAN DIVER.
HENTY OF GUANO AND ACID FOR LATE USE.
Send on your wagons.
flow, Corn, Oats, Coffee and Tobacco!
At Lowest Prices.
Cotton Seed Hulls in 100 pound Sacks.
Your business appreciated by
YANDI YE R BROS.
m ine rieamont* ?eu ui me DOUIU r
Anderson County is tho HUB of the Piedmont Belt, and
and yon can select from the folio wis g and let me hear from
3a the City of Anderson :
House and Lot on Noith Main Street
House and Lot on South Main Street.
V?c??i Let cn Bou.il Main Hirtet.
3?a Cen tex ville Township:
155 acres, improved ; also, 67 acres.
2D Broadway Township :
In Pendleton Township :
Kl Pork Township :
104,900,105 and 52 acre Tracts.
3D Hall Township :
ALL MOBS OR LESS WELL IMPROVED.
?' In Pickens County I have 285 aores in one body and 75 aores in another.
In Ooonee County I have several Tracts, running 104, 418,75,395,136,
309,166-all in Center Township.
/ There are no better lands to produce thau I offer you above, and if you
are interested in buying or selling lauds iu the city or country, seo me and
la n? tell you what I have to offer.
^Tours for building up the country and city,
' . JOS. J. Fitr-^^r^LL, Anderson* S. O.
MASTIC MIXED PAINT.
We Want to Sell You Your Paint.
Cbm? in to see us; and" let us tell you all about it
"We have sold this Paint for many years, and all have been pleased who
ned it 'We have a fine selection of colors, and will gladly give .yon a card
Mowing them if you will call in and request same. Also, a full line of-*
? v '*
Varnishes, Stains, Floor Paints,
Furniture Polish? Faint Brushes, Bte.
ORR, GRAY & CO.,
SsxKto Bank of Anderson. BaUahio Druggists.
A Barefooted Boy ]
Tho war between the North and
South furnishes UH, on both Bides of
that terrible conflict, thousands of ex- j
amplcB of courage and bravery unex
celled in thc history of the world.
The heroes of that war were not con
fi?ed to the men who held high posi
tions. There were heroes whose names
have never been uieulioned, and who
in thousands of instances fill unknown
gr?ves; but they were none the less
Thc incident I am about to relate is
a true one, and furnishes an illustra
tion of courage and daring unsur
passed in any war. During thc fall
and spring of 18G1 and 1SU2, when
Stonewall Jaokson's army was io
camp at Winchester, both armies had
been busy after the battle of Bull Run
in recruiting* and preparing for the
conflict whioh both sides knew would
be a long and bloody one. The North
was aroused and amazed at the defeat
at the battle of Bull Ron. Thus the
men of the North and millions of
money were brought into requisition
to stamp out tho rebellion. The Sooth,
on the other hand, rose to a mao, and
we might add to a woman, in defense
of their homes and what they believed
to be their rights. Tho flower of the
youth of the Shenandoah Valley Hook
ed to Stonewall Jaoksoo. "The oom
mon people" also oame with the same
patriotic impulse to join his foroes,
and among these many sturdy sons of
the mountains of Virginia.
Among them was a young moun
taineer by the name of Jo Ersom. Jo
was a boy about nineteen years of age,
about "six foot" tall, as straight as>n
arrow, with big blaok eyes, dark com
plexion, and long, straight blaok hair,
looking half Indian. He was dressed
as a mountaineer and barefooted. He
had never been to school a day in his
lifo, and had sever worn shoes except
in the roughest winter weather. From
his appearance, the boys, who were
always ready to give every one a nick
name that seemed to suit, dubbed him
"Killoola," and he went by that name
all through the war. .
At firBt be was imposed upon by the,
other soldiers who had been in the
war ?QDg enough to learn a thing or
two, and he was made the "hewer of
wood and drawer of water" for the
entire company, whioh he bore with
out a murmur. He drilled along with
the company, and soon filled his plaee
as a member in the ranks. In the
battle of Kernstown, four miles above
Winchester, in a terrible little fight
between Jackson and Shields, Jo re
oewed his first baptism of fire, and he.
I behaved so splendidly that he at once
? earned the confidence and respect and
affection of the entire command. From
that day on ho waa known as a brave
v? ls hsc??s tc these ??hc -n?* i.mi 1 _
iar with thc history of thc wsr that
after the defeat of Hooker at Chao-1
c el lor s v i ll 8 Lee imm?diat ol y prepared
for the invasion of Pennsylvania, and
sixty days after thc battle of Chan
cellorsville the great struggle at Get
ty aburg took place.
Before starting out on the campaign
General Lee endeavored to provide his
srmy with the best arma and equip
ments he could obtain, and as far as
possible with new clothing. Many of
thc sa new things ho managed to j get
through the blockade from England,
and among other things thus brought
through wss a splendid lot' of English
army shoes, which were distributed
through the army to those who most
needed them. Jo, who rarely ever
wore shoes at all, because hie feet d'd
not suit shoes, drew a pair of these
English army ahoes, cf -chich he was \
very proud. Ho could wv/er them only
a little while at a tims, but he would
so* sci* th?s fur loira or money ; and
on tho maroh from Virginia to Gettys
burg he would wear them until hie
feet com ma need to hurt, the vs. he
would take them off and go barefooted,
Aj|;ryiB? bia ahoes on his ?no. and
then put them on again, and so oit
until thc army roached Gettysburg.
Ic is known to those who aro famil
iar with the history of the war that
both in the first and second day'o
fight at Getty aburg the Confederaos
drove everything before (hem. It was
in the first day's fight that poor Jo
lost bis life. Ja ck BO n'a corps, then
commanded by El well, advanced upon
thc enemy, who bsd ea trenched 'them
selves on the crest of a long and reeky
[Ml!. Jo was !s thc raaki of bli
paay, and started in the oh&rgs with
his shoes ou. . Af??T thc I;r.'C?TC~CC?
through: a wheat, field some quarter of
a mile or more he began to Isg hesiod,
and. finding that with the quietening
of tho psee of the men, who were then
about reedy to charge, he eeuid not
keep pace with them, he stopped, took
'off hie shoos, tied them together with
thc leather shoe Strings andV threw
them across his left arm and hurried
fforward, om tbs rough and stony
Dead at Gettysburg.
giound barefooted to regain bis place
iu the ranks. As thc enemy's skir
mish linc was broken, the order was
given for tho Confederates to charge
the breastworks of the Federals on
the crest of thc hill BOWL lour hun
dred yards distant. Thc charge was
made with thc terrific yell of the Con
federates and was mci by the galling
fire of the Federals, who were waiting
for thc charge; and when the smoke of
thc battle cleared away the Confeder
ates occupied thc position the Feder
als had been driven from. Among
the dead lying on the very top of these
earthworks was poor Jo Eraom, bare
footed and his shoeb lying across bis
left arm. This poor, untrained moun
tain boy bad given up all be had to
give to his country-bis young life's
blood.-Capt. John H. Leathers,
From a recent article written by
Hon. W. M. Hammond, of Thomas
ville, Ga., we ertraot the following in
relation to the conduct of the Ander
Bonville prison by Capt. Henry Wirz:
Having heard while en route to
Macon (1864) aooounts more or less
unfavorable of the condition of the
Andereonvillo prison, based in part at
least, on the alleged iueffioienoy of its
commanding officer, I felt a special in
terest in arriving at a just estimate of
the qualities of Captain Wirz and
therefore devoted the greater portion
of my stay in Anderaonvillo to a caro
ful study of the man and of his
Major Wirz was, when I saw him,
apparently forty years of age; was
born in Zurich, Switzerland, and wa9
a trained soldier a Uctle below me
dium h eighth, Blight of figaro, and
lean almost to emaciation, with thin
dark hair and brown eyes, direct in
manner and expression, and aotive and
alert in movement, he impressed me
ss one peculiarly fitted for the details
of military administration and control.
His right arm had been badly muti
lated near the wrist, caused by the
fragment of. a shell at sn engagement
near Baton Bouge, La., incapacitating
him for aotive per vico. He was at
my side during my visits to siok and
dying in the hospital, and while pass
ing among the scarcely les: wretched
inmates of the stoekdade. At night
he went over the prison records with
me, explaining minutely the needs
and defioienoiei of. each department,
aild when I was on tho point of leav
ing Aoderaonville, ho implored me
with tears streaming from his eyes to
urge upon tho authorities atRiohmond
the? absolute necessity for more j and
better food for the prisoners, for med
icines, tents and lamber, and declared
i h ;t, it Trcuid fee ???n?t?ly bette? end
moro o radi table to our government and
to oar oivlliatiott that thousands of the
angering and dying men whom the
fortunesof war had placed io our
hands, should he released without
formality of au exchange, or any equiy?
aient whatsoever, and recommended
that I advise th? authorities at Rich
mond to send as many of the prisoners
aa co aid be f uraished with transporta*
tiou "to' Riohmond ot Savannah, or
such other point as might ber selected,
and there turn them over uncondition
ally to the Federal authorities.
At tbV time of my visit ihcto waa
23,951 prisoners in tho hospital tents
and in the stookdade, mostly private
and n?n-oonimi ?sioaod of?oera-s ?1e<
organiaed sad desperate mass of-pp
mauity, whose sufferings had blotted
out. the ; last vestige of rcepeot for
themselves, and of regard for.. their I
fallows} and as Captain Wira passed '
with me unarmed fend unattended
tb rough this a ee^hi ng mass of misery
and hopelessness, ? asked him if he
felt no fe ir for bis personal safety at
the hands of ro?r? whose only possible |
feeling toward him must be one^eii'
?ereeat ronantnient. 'His roplv Wis:
"They know that I am doing my at-1
most to mitigate their sufferin|ra^
borides, the least;,sppesrtucs':;o^
or hesitation on my part would be
quickly fetal to .me." And so we
passed through every portion of tho
Crowded ' stoekdade without receiving
any unkind expression, 01 seei||^
threatening gesture. To me it seem* |
incredible that one guilty of the or Bel
liss ?llegad against bira by MB execu
tioners, could possibly have passed Ua
Smely* most slgnifioant refutation of
jtet&oa and ha*? been tiltaetto
his memory .w?iK'bbloq:i^,V:\'V^;v :
? ;-:-'He?eit sterns'..proper that referen?
be made to the spcoi?c oh6rge of bav
lng authorised, cv at least encouraged
the execution^ of i/tn^
'Jays after my iuj-p-ction was com
pie ted. This iud? ed is reported, to
have been the chief ground of his
condemnation and execution. I dis
tinctly remember that Captain Wirz,
after explaining the utter disregard
for life and humanity prevailing
among the prisoners, Btated that dur
ing the few days preceding my visit,
several murders of the most atrocious
character had been perpetrated by the
prisoner?, ?od that he was unable to
deal with the perpetrators as justice
and tho safety of the other prisoners
Ile then related the circumstances
of a murder that bad been committed
in ono of the prison equads two days
before my arrival. Oao of the acr
geant's squads, who bad been for some
time suffering with tho scurvy, anc
had been left in a dying condition un
der a temporary shelter provided bj
his oomrades, had been strangled by i
member of another squad and a golc
plate taken from his monti- while ii
tho throes of death. I ac1'.iced him t<
report this ocourrenc<i to GencralWind
der, who had been assigned at the pos
at Anderson ville on tho 17th of April
but bad not yet arrived. Seven day
after this, as is shown by the offioia
record, General Winder issued an 01
der upon a petition signed by a majoi
ity of the prisoners in the stockade
authorizing tho organisation of a oom
for trial of such as had been charge
with the murder of their oomradei
providing that the judgment and set
tenoe of such Court should be reporte
to him for approval or disapprove
and it was by the sense of ? court thii
made up that six prisoners within fot
days from the issuing of the ord?
were triad, condemned and execute
by the prisoners themselves, and witl
out the authority or approval of Ca]
tain Wira, who, of course, had no di
oration'io tho matter of carrying ot
tho orders of his superiors.
Much more might be truthfully a
vaneed in vindication of the oharaet
and conduct of Captain Wiri; but
do so would swell this letter to inoo
That he died innooent of tho oharg
of inhumanity and cruelty toward pri
oners I never entertained the slightc
doubt. It i s said that he could ha
purchased hie life at the pr io o of i
criminating President, and that he \
jeoted the infamous offer with loi
disdain, and from my personal knoi
edge of his humane disposition, a
of his unbending loyalty and sinoerti
I have no doubt that the statement
in exaot accordance with the fact.
W. M. Hammond
Cool Bravery of a Virginian.
The house .ois?Weston Farm, JP
quier County, YTa., io nb ou t three mi
from Calverton. There is a hall in
in tho middle of tho bcuso,' ftitl
door in front and a door at the. ot
end of the ball. Two rooms .on et
sido of the hall, have 'doors into
hall, also doora bett?eah tho front i
back rooms. Thero bad beer, no F
eral soldiers io the neighborhood
shout two weeks, uol. Edward- ft
ray, on &8n? Bobert'j^eVs: si
owned the farm adjoining Weal
Gck Murray ^ssWss ?iafe-forl?n
Ho had Ma tent near Foxville, on
Hsppshsnnook, and wOuld ride ; to
home once or .twice'', a';vteek", ? ayrit
ab out ni ne o'clock at night. and li
ing ?t.bsforo^ '"
In the meath of June a regimen
'?Nsde'ral int>nti^:^tO)rus^ toj, jC$
ton, but Col. Murray was not awai
its i Thc mO??i?g ?f ter their an
?ha soldiers straggled around the ne
'horhood, taking what they pleased
BOBt a request to Calvertoa that
officer would eend me -a guard. W
of thirty menV T? cy stacked>l
about seventy-five'feet from tho pc
some of them lying down on tho gi
IM^I^^I^^P^ Of ; t
were on t?pifi^'h^. -
j I waa sittteg on the porch talkii
the oflaber, who wss muon inter?
In the matter talked ? of.,^1; bea
footstep at the north end of the bi
and on looking up .saw1 Col. Mnrr<
citiseu's ct?th|s;: His ttep did
falter i^ tb* least, nor did the :
>l!saMct expression on ttsfsoO chi
but in the most natural, easy wa:
if he were in th? habit of walking
aa enamy'a o*mr>. he came to, the
of tbs pOrebia;f%flVjpi'Vjmo;;;:vi:^
"Good morning, Mr. Mitrr?y," ?
hau?a with him, and ?aid to the Oi
"Allow ma to inifodaoe my frien
sat down aod ? went 0? with my
versation with tbs dBcwi ; ? mac
pisas for the'.Clolonel's ?soapo.
?fier I sajd: "Gentle;min^||^g
hot bera.; Perhaps yoe will ft
coo^et-ln lb? bouse.'* We cams
^?ni?ag^^t?^?^fais&X ; res
tay asked if he eoulttbavo a .gla
water. I sa?d?/VCsTt?i?ly, t wi
one." He-^ffi?t-f:'^? ' not ti
#> and help yq?vso!f?\ Ho wes?
Icootiriii?d t^o^ver^oc. ?
hot return, but. esca.p^d by the
door without bc?og seas.
i bib oyen on mine with- a steady gaze
j as if io read me, I looked foio his
05-5?, and then turned mine off as if I
had seen nothing unusual.
And eo the Colonel escaped! The
officer did not allude to him, although
bo was here all the day, nor ask any
question about him. Tho most un
suspicious maa or thoroughly kind
hearted gentleman, which was he? I
j think the latter.
It did not occur to me until some
j timo after the danger wo had pas?ad
i through. Col. Murray in citizen's
j clothes inside of the enemy's linos
i might have been dealt with as a spy,
J and I, on a military parole, had oer
; tainly aided him. Of course it was
; our Father io heaven and his Son who
I had watched over us.
I have been a most exceptionally
favoied man all of my lifo, watohed
over and blessed with so many thous
ands of blessings that ? have not de
served, and watohed over so closely,
especially during the war. I take no
oredit to myself for my cool calmness
in danger. It is not my natural dispo
cition, but I could not help feeling
that there was a powerful Hand ov<>r
me as a shield. I have ever since the
warreen so thankful that I have no
mao's blood on my hands.
Thousands of brave men have fsoed
almost certain death without fear, but,
kneeing the danger, nerved them
selves to it., in Col. Murray's case he
had no suspicion of any clanger..
[The author of the foregoing re
quests that his name be withheld, al
though he should be proud to use it.
The first letter of his name is N. The
Col. Murray mentioned' must have
been Lieut. Col. Edward Murray, of
the 49th Virgioia Infantry.]-Confed
erate Veteran. ' ,
* Pesk7 Flies.
A recent pamphlet of the agricul
tural department at Washington im
parts the interesting information thal
the common house fly may bo driven
out of a community by proper sanita
tion in the stables, that flies breed al
most exclusively in stables and that
chloride of lime will exterminate
them there. Aoting on this theory
an Asheville scientist has gotten start
ed* w'el! defined movement thora to
have every stable thoroughly treated
every three deyr indar the supervision
of the health d artment. Tho infor
mation ia that tnt egg* require ten
days in which to baton, and that
'.tables *s? be out oft as breeding
places by being treated frequently.
This, it is ported out^wW^iit time
wipe out typhoid fever ami cause fly
soreens andi fly paper. to gootit of com*
mission. But WoniUer Scenes Direc
tor Bauer, who knowe all about these
sort of thiogs, Says that the time to
ficht fliegt?10 winter, when the'd?sth
9' rly m^ans Pit least a million leso
flioo the following summer.. ^*
:;\"Tai?^ priory, orop does not #ngi/i
hits, frow < ne eggs," said Mri Bauer..
"Tbs flies, . thsmselyes % hihetnste
through the winier at any well s
^red pises, such '. siraadar eteipa of
wQath?Tboa?diog, or Similar opovicea,
where they can get together, I have
found them this way, caked together,
neatly ? hundred lo^^^^efi^
itt'she dead of winter . ana brought
them to life by warmiog a tft$?$fij?
had ed bored io. K o w i b is calculated
thai ? fernste iSy will breed not 'less'
than ? million every thirty days, ,.*fw|
weather sots in tho fal!, when those
able to escapo death go-, w'sleep^tfif
the winter, though tho average life is
only: thirty .days J^g^srj^^^
aro tho chief breeding pisces for files
and that i? these places ; wet? properly
treated and ofletV enough ?hi fly
ulation would bo bo greatly reduced asl
to almost do away Vieb the necessity;
a camp??ao sgalnsfc Sisa should tagin j
ter" It is suggested that the ".-^aj
leagues uf the slate take held?
subject and institute a vigorttffs >,?tn
paign against the flies through tuo
health departments, f
House flies do hot bite. ThelJ|
mouths are not built for tearing elf
chunks of human flesh, aod they have
a deadly terror of chloride of Htne.
HorseB are their best friends, for sta.
bles are their ohief breeding places.
?s soon as you aod me and all the rest
of us adopt automobiles and Dobbiu
goes to bia long sleep with the dodo,
the iohtbyoaaurua aud the other ex*
ttnot creatures, the house fly will dit*
appear and screens sud stickpaperwill
be no longer needed. These, in brief,
aro the conclusions rcaohed by the
agricultural department experts, in
which olasB Mr. Bauer belongs md is.
A'very interesting pamphlet, has juut
been issued ou tho subject with a vier,
to informing the public ou the best j
known methods of exterminating th? j
"A single stable in which a horse ii
kept," says the pamphlet, ."will BTJJH
ply house flies for an extended neigh?
borhood. People living in agricultural
communities will probably never be
rid of the pest, but ip the cities, ??th 1
better methods of disposing of garbage
and with the lessening of the number
of horses consequent upon the electric
otreot cere, bicycles and automobiles,
the time moy come, and before very
long, when window-screens may be dis
carded. Tho prompt, gathering of j
boree manu re wo dd gtfc at ly abate the
fly nuisance" Acceding to the esti !
motes-madpvby tho .experts, 200 fl]
pappan a are frequently found to tl
square i nob; of stable manure,
female fly will lay 120 eggs, wi
will baton and come to maturity wld
in ten days.
When the Heart is Affected
or the muscles surrounding tbil or?
gan by rheumatism, cxporimcatinij
with earn plo treatments is like tamp et
ing with a live electric wire, for deatl
may como at soy moment. If life il
worth it, do not hesitate to get th j
treatment wbiob bes stood the test fe
20 years--Dr. Drummond's. Writ]
to the Drummond Medicine Co., NE
.-York, and they, will send you lite;
turo free, WOK th $25 to a rkoumtti
It ia not as "quick as electricity , \\
will sate your life if you sot in tim
> -rir A ,ery of fire, by the. prank of
boy during ?Saster Service in s Oh
cago church, produced: a panie :
whiob five persons were crushed
death., Many little children vrtj
oruSbed io tba mad rush of the pa
Sev*rAl others were seriously
i ". '?' ---~- *--M--?-;-' .' ._^^^^ ~ <m?:mWirnr?r\ A -WT r>?T7iV?mir;ni<r Y?T/\T? C?A inAC . 37/YT TT M TT. YT.T_"Ki\ 1/1