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Little Trap
By VIRG?UIA LEILA WENTZ
"And bo bas the smartest looking
trap you ever saw,-Madge! It's eham
i . pagno! colored and a perfect love.
Wivat do you bet I don't land him, trap
and ap. before tho summer's flown by?"
. Miss Irene Warden, a beauty (and
aware o? lt), wna writing to uer girl
ohuin concerning the bi&holor who bad
Just taken the big coloidal house with
the carriage voad und trou archway
which for several seasons now bad
?abandoned hope of usef ulucss.
. j She was writing by an open window
J where the scent of the roses carno up
from the front garden. Beyond lay
the pretty tree lined road over which
the' bachelor and his champagne col
ored trap had just flown by.'
"Although I've told you his name ls
Horace Matlock," ran on Miss War
den's pen, "I haven't told you whnt ho
-looks like. He's an old man, forty or
fifty, I should say. His nose ls rather
too big, although people call him hand
some, and ho's a blt bald, but, then, I
suppose most; men who live In big
nouses and drive smart trans have big
noses. What?" Miss Warden smiled
a little soft sin i lo Into the glass above
her dressing table and then bent over
Jber portfolio again: .
"Of course I'd-prefer dear old Tom.
He's young and stunning and sings
?college songs so beautifully, but, as
.you snow, he hasn't a red! Aad 1 real
ly must do something this summer,
. Madge. My already meager allowance
-^111 be cut considerably tn the autumn,
.for iii September pa's going to enter
"the matrimonial gama himself-a hor
-rld, designing widow 4oo! So I must
..step lively,' In the parlance of street
oar officials.
"In point ot fact, though," pursued
-the voluble pen, "It'll be pretty easy,
-piata sailing. I haven't a Bingle good
looking rival, up la this out of the way
.place except old Professor Thornton's
-daughter, and she'* the quietest.poke
of ? girl-a regular stay at home. And
;aB for dressing-well, Madge, yen and
I spend as much on our gloves and
veils, I redlen, ns sh>" does on her
-whole outfit. That's what coa,es from
ihavlng a bookworm for a father."
Th? next week In the little village
;postof?eo a friend presented Mr. Hor
ace Matlock to Miss Irene Warden.
Apparently the meeting was by aecl
. dent, but Miss Warden felt; her 'smooth
-cheeks flush, and. her habitual com?:
* jpoimipe was.rippled for s second, whlle^
, .for bis part; Mr. Matlock scarcely look
ed ?t her and, haying passed a con*
;-^ehtional "glad to meet you,"/ lifted his
?: Stat politely end Walked out to hie
-?mart little trap.
. . *% had o?v my chic voile, the one
Aunt Tessie sent mf from Paris, you
3mow," wrote Miss Warden to Madge,
-?and my big white hat with .flopping
fuchsias. Bot it was all rank waste." ;
': She couldn't understand lt. Her
?dreams hadn't ended that way 'at au. ;
One nay m tte tiny idle little bank
Mr. Horace. Matlock stopped short aa
?H> recognised a stooped, gauat figura '
; iwlth a patrician face;
"Why,, it's Professor Thornton, Isn't -
It?" he cried, stepping up to han with
.a cordially outstretched hand.
V v "When Matlock years ?go had entered
; X^Tala.'.na a freshman Thornton had been
?tutoring, and: quit? a friendship had .
;;a sprung up between them, Sobae^uent- ;
ly they had'lost track of each Other,
;/-.:3ut thia satisfaction ot the. younger
.man in meeting the older one again
.waa genuine. '
"Poor,old professbrl ; How thin ;and ;
TRTorc add aged .be's become!" thought'
3?atIock aa he drove the professor
tiome to bia modest llttlo cottage.
\ Ont in tte cottage's aide yard bf faa:
hollyhocks a girl was picking a great". ?
bunch of sweet peas for the lunch :
table. When she heard the smart Ut- ;
tie trap stop at ti?o gate sha looked %
quickly up from the blossoming vines -j
? pondered. 5^'^s vth$ dlatlu- 'il
?nfidjed lookingstranger? Aa^ !
2iad ce picked up dear daddy ?.
A few days later Matlock drove up to !
*he cottage e^li:., It wa3 only decent,
^ lie^d to t
tte professor some attention and take
J-dm .driving now- and then." Perhaps i
taomo day also he would take /the pro
J^r*a daughter. He liked her. Ho ' i
-.: ;:i?jkied- th? natural, ?nabaahed way In .
which shevhad ackn^ieo^ed ; her fa>.
? ; p: *aer?s presentation of him, with, her ? -
,:. r geeves rolled;UP and her arms full bf:
:;.;\>'v-i8WTOtp^as; bo liked the width between
her,eye?, tho breadth of her brow, the ,
^?)l^iii^l0.?i^^ ^^;|voirlass pr??t- .-'
% ty tlnm intmy young girts, but thero
: iwaavabout te ^ ,;
?. fcesiv thatpleased ?
m #ced th?tvher figure Jn her^s?mplo fit
tfiegOwn was weirrndlde4 arid slim. 1
Oho evening toward ''^flight;'-'-'w^?ti^ A
out in the open lawn Mts were.wht?K ?
lng 'aimlessly and tirelessly, Matio% 3
^toi^^^ipm the p^fesser:M'h?e; 1
??ma little call. Ko had fetched B ?f
'^i^^m^SfW-^^ rQrlor ??Ena tho * ?
?r?t? chorda of ??B?^v?^?\^ii^t?t?w"' ft
-?Moonlight ittonata." \-S'v. <
?'Thara Cynthia/' said v jP^fe^r 4
y: ^^o^ton^iaMw^r to hia.guask? start -1
.^Kof'surprice, s%TO<r%%eve# w -ii*&.p#\?!
saatter bow bard< ^^^J %
y ;?^:*noutte :
no?hto*^ '*
Copyright, 1C06, by Homer Spr&gae
"De??ghtedF she said, going prettily
np to Matlock with outstretched bands
"While you two have been gossiping
I've been remembering your weakness
for tea and nave drawn you a cup.
Will you como In, or Ehall we have lt
out here?"
They went in. Near tho little fern
"creened fireplace was a toa table,
dainty in Itu array of polished silver
and thin china. The hanging lamp
shed tho rich, soft glow of olbre oil,
and there was an air of intimate home
likeness about everything. Matlock
had been n stranger to that sort of
thing for so long that lt sent a kind cf
thrill shivering through him. After all,
to have a cozy tea table and a slim
white hand to Inclose In yours-Cyn
thia's hands were elim and white
enough na they moved among the china
in the half light He pulled a chair
close for the professor, and then sat
down himself. *
Before Mr. Horace Matlock went to
bed that night fae remembered that on
the morrow Cynthia Thornton wn3 to
drive with him In his champagne col
ored trap. How It would harmonize
with her ?oft hair before the ambitious
sun touched it to gold! What a dear,
womanly little treasure of girlish
brigtituess she was, nnybow?
Cynthia only returned from Adams
the nert day a half hour before her
drive and waa, consequently, a blt
tired. Sho was not one to make con
versation, and the quiet and beauty
of the scenes stretched out before hoi*
made her very silent. Matlock, as he
handled the reins, watched. both her
and the landscape. There waa a cer
tain peace about them both. And
peace was, above all things, what ho
wanted.
The next day Miss Warden wrote to
ber girl chum again: t
"In the beginning of the summer.
Madge, dear, I wrote you that n cer
tain matrimonial venture would bo
'easy, plain sailing.' Alas! I'm afraid
I shall never find port-not, at least,
with my bachelor up on the hill. And
in the name of /enders, who of all
people do you suppose has taken the
wind out of my sails? Cynthia Thorn
ton, the old bookworm's daughter I He
bad her out driving In that little
beauty ot a trap .three times during the
last week to my knowledge! Fm
afraid Cupid isn't very kind to me.
You'll find ?'Il die on old maid after all,
unless Tom"
At this point Miss Warden's pretty
teeth absently caught the top of her
penholder, while she looked dreamily
toward, the sunny, tree lined street
Then she began to hum.
As sho started on the four iii bar of
ber song a champagne colored trap
skimmed by. In lt was the charming
bachelor, and by his aide waa Cynthia
Thornton. .??f?/
MOVING ?? PORTUGAL.
It 'iakea Abont Fifteen Women end
Five Man For One Job. ].
. Moving day In Portugal ia a greater
time pf trouble than it lis even in thia
country.* A traveler tells about lt;
"Vans aro unknown, the only means of
Wheeled transport being rough carte
drawn by bullocks, these lu turn prov
ing ao ruinous to ) furniture that only
kitchen utensils, iron stoves, bedsteads
ena omer unspoliable articles are sent
by them. For the rest, the gooda are
carried often for many miles by wo
M&j only the heaviest things being
wke&r by men, of -whom four ar? em
ployed to take, pianos, wardrobes and
other heavy : furniture. They carry
these on pales' laid across their shoal
ders, lo wh'ck they are tied by scarfs
passing under the opposite arro. AU
lighter gooda j a re ta '?en by tho women
on their beads. . Sis dining room chain
form an ordinary load for one woman.
"She carries;'tiiesp by placlngione on
h?r head, to which ebalr the regaining
five are Ced. forming a sort of cage
around her; Previous to starting mc
woman gives herself a Bhake, the chain
vibrate around .'her, and? with her hand?
on her hips, sue marts off at a content
ed jog trot, covering ?ix miles perhaps
tn :an bout^ind ^tf half and considering
herself fai.dy V.ud sufficiently well paid
j^m 12 cents Or IC cents for the retan]
gurney there an? back ogain'i^ a
frosh lead.. For . long distances onlj
two journeys are made In the day. .".
\ '"The women are nearly always, bare
footed, except on the coldest' days lr
winter, .when they .may 'perha^'iraai
p|l>ou;:b^ as mju?'-ai
fourteen or'-'iittelitt'-mtiich-gameM'^ttt
coats of all colors and materials tiec
with a wash round tho waist, tho bund
thus" formed upon tho hips making t
rest for mojhands. Ail the china an?
Slafe? aro carried in big round baakofe
aa 'the head and veryiJt?roly support
sd.by.the hand. <{ About-fifteen; of?a?k
t?enwomen are generally employed ii
an ordinary emov?^^
n?en."-Chicago Nowa, iv :
..-..'.->,'/?. -?-???'*/??/ vv;' >??.'?
Tk? W2??1?TSB' Mojrtlhu
.The whale's mouth ia tho h^rgesi
Institution of the kind in the anima
idngdom, being capable of cnntainlnj
?V?? . tWO.;!hogsheads of *. wati^: . Th<
$^o"a .throat, however, -^;sd^^na1
that;;a^
mrougb* Irland' ho lives'on? tho mmuh
??a ; an?mala contained iii ::M$~???mi?p
r^wwg^
htf&fbe an; nal ?rganlsm^ji^??Pwi
&d ?*r^^
Areolar ho?es 'in feh?:^&o^%y?i^^
Keged i t??t^edlag^re'^if?d ;by.?wb)^
^b|v^utteg."'j-- ?
KS?f?^'i?ai?arJ^r: *Bajd?e?*p I."
Thia*cuid not ba a large price t
ftamedie? for Yheamati?sm i? oao eoul
&t?i'g?V tille* ani ?b?sper. j?h
drummond Medicine Co., New yera
||||^^
ertMor tortue, if you, would like t
^t?*r* * prenant*
FRENCrf PRISON FOR BOYS.
Where Unmanageable 8ons of the Rich
Are Con?r;>d.
The Maison Paternolle at Mct
tray, near Toura, France, where tho
eons of rich people between the
ages of twelve and twenty-one are
incarcerated because they are un
manageable at home, is a curious in
stitution.
We were greeted at the entrance
with a frontage of iron bars. No
bell was rung. Our guido noise
lessly inserted a gigantic key, and
wo entered a large hall. A long row
of locked doors greeted us on each
side, and a gallery running around
the top of the hall repeated tho
same thing, "These are their
rooms," Bsi?? our guido in an awful
whisper. "They are shut up in
there now-they must not hear us."
This grewsome hall oppressed ono
with a sense of doom, and despair
quito indescribable-no windows, no I
air from the skylight overhead.
"They ere permitted to go out
only in charge of a keeper for ono
hour in the day. But I will show
you how things have been arranged
for them," he added. "There is, I
believe, one room vacant at tho mo;
ment."
It was a bare cell, just big enough
to contain the narrow bcd, small j
writing table, two chairs and a mi- ?
nute chest of drawers and wash-1
stand. Iron bars inclosed tho win
dow. A padlock and chain enabled
the door to be opened about four
inches when required.
"You Bee," our guide remarked,
?"by this means they hear the messe j
in the chapel without quitting their ?
rooms.".
In these cells, he Jtold us, the boys j
lived day and night for two, three,
sometimes for six or seven years.
Professors come from Tours and
give them instruction at the small
writing table. Once a month they
take a bath, more often if the rela
tives are willing to pay extra for it.
They are escorted to the bath by a
guardian. The isolation of each
boy is so thorough that two brothers j
were once there together for two
years without ever knowing it. The
price for the privilege of placing
your son raider this parental roof "is
$60 a month, all instruction being
I extra. ; ~ ?mggttSrg?.:
The boys are known only by the
numbers on their coli doors, so that
their sojourn at the parental house
may not tell against them in after
life. "Their friends. suppose them
to-be en voyage or m an English or
German family, learning the lan
guage. One invents a. little ro
mance, you see," said our guide.
Fortnightly Beview.
Raised Husband's Rent.
Harlem proudly boasts the pro
gressive and enterprising woman's
rights advocate in a housewife who
introduces business methods into
the domestic circle. Milady ia a
trained nurse, preferring to practice
this profession to remaining at
home like the conventional ?pouse.
The husband is engaged in clerical
occupation downtown. -
; Throughtheir combined savings
the couple purchased a modest three
floor apartment house in the neigh
borhood of East; One Hundred and
Twenty-fifth street, the title being
Recorded,, iii ; the wife's name.. A
short time ? ago" she increased the
reniais of two floors, and then tier
spirit of independence asserted it
self to the estent of raising hubby's
rent, notwithstanding the fact that
she; and' he^ , We partner dwell in
harpiony in the same quarters. . v
\sry "-month he has to fo\k over ?
stated sum in re tenant account to
th?? household fiduciary agent.--New
York Press. ?j
r>- -':': : '. r v. . .
Ashamed to Take tho Money.
; V: ITor awhile after ^little Clayton
:was sent to the kindergarten ,he re
ceived frequent merit cards. Every;
time he br ought horrie a reward to-'
ken Ins mother and father a?u aunt)
anrTbis^^JgrMdfather and uncle gaye
him a peruay.' Soon th? virtuous life
palled tipon him, and ne brought
home no more cards indicating that
he was a good boy. One day his
grandfather remarked: .
^f'*Why\is. it, Willier that you no
,longer ; get merit cards ? Don't you
iMpT ip keep bn taking
money from - yon." --New: Y?rk
Time9. ^ / ;..
Wholesome Anyway^ .
! : ' Arcbdeacon Sinclair in his <*Lead
?rs of T^ouight,"' etc:,'tells a story
of ; an Eton head master known as
fogging'? Keate. C?inding ono
naoi^n^g a row of beys in his study,
be" l^gan, as nsuaL to flog: them.
Tbey were; too terrified at the awful
little man to "remonstrate till he had
^ - ^down^ibw; when
; np courage to . falter
Please^; sir, we're hot up for
. L.JTnt; tre're a confirmation
tfoas IV ''Never . Mind,"- said ?)r.
and it wilH? you good/' Sb he fl
khgclUem pg. : ,
?laV are^; aodi national ?j?ard opened
?tl4t, ?reta^, Pa, Obickamauga Park^
"^^i0j>?._
THE MOB OF 1848.
Dramatic Climax That A-'-cd tho King
of Prussia.
When the disturbance of 1818
broke out in Prussia thc king, Fred
erick William IV., issued many
proclamations. They denounced
those who protested against the old
state of affairs and urged a const itu
tion as "n band of miscreants, most
ly foreigners," and informed "my
dear "Berliners" that ho world never
grant a constitution.
Tho actual fighting, however,
when for days hia troops took bar
rier after barrier, only to bo oppos
ed after each as resolutely half a
block farther down thc street, soon
changed his attitude, and ho an
nounced concessions. Tho troops
wore sont from the city.
When thc soldiers had mnrched
away from all parts of the city sol
emn and silent processions moved
toward thc royal palace. They es
corted thc bodies of those v. ho had j
fallen in tho battle. Tho bodies of
tho slain were borne aloft on litters,
their gaping wounds uncovered,
their bends wreathed with laurels
and immortelles. So the procession
marched into the inner courtyard of
the palace.
The litters were placed in rows
on tho courtyard floor, and around
them stood tho multitude of men
with pallid faces, begrimed with
powder, smoke and blood, many of
thom still parrying the weapons with
which they hod fought during the
night, and between them women and
children bemoaned their dead.
The king was loudly called for.
. He appeared in an open gallery,
pale and dejected, by his side tho
weeping queen.
"Hat off the multitude shouted.
And tho king took oft his hat to tho
dead bejew. Then a deep voice
among the multitude intoned the
old hymn, "Jesus, Mein Zuversicht*'
("Jesus, Mv Befuge"), in which ali
joined. Tho chorus finished, tho
king withdrew, the corpses were lift
ed up again and the procession
moved away in grim solemnit}\
It was a terrible humiliation to
tho crown, afine some tir?? S point
ed answer to the king's address, in
which ?he fighters, har! ?een de
nounced as ? band of miscreants.
Had there.been such among them
Frederick William IV. would hard
ly have survived that moment when
he stood before them alone and de
fenseless and they fresh from the
field of blood, "with guns still in
their hands. Bui at that moment
their cry was not "Death to tho I
king!" nor "Down with royalty 1"
but "Jesus, my refuge 1" - Carl
Schurz in McClure's Magazine.
?e?rg? Du Maurier'ay Double.
George Du Maurier had a double,
and his double was, aa) many people
are aware, Alma-Tadema, So re
markable waa the resemblance that
even their,most intimate friends
frequently mistook them. A cer
tain yo*ng lady, hower v prided
herself that she had no < .... .atty in
determining which waa which. On
one occasion, finding herself seated
next to Du Maurier at dinner, sho
remarked: .
"I cannot understand how any
one can mistake you for Mr. Tade
ma. . To me the liker ?sa is very
slight." Presently she added: "By
the way, T have a photograph of
you. Do be so good as to put your
autograph to it.'7
Mr. Du Maurier assenting gra
ciously, the photograph was after
ward produced. He looked at it
for a moment* sighed and then very
gently laid it on the table.
f^haV' he remarked, "is Alma
Taderaa's portrait." -- Pearson's
Weekly. ' ; ? ' , '
brew*? Boardare Differed.
Under the proprietorship of L. 8.
Drew ?he ola American House at
\ Burlington waa one of the most
popular hotels in Vermont, and it
was the scene of many a humorous
episode. One night af ter supper Mr.
Drew was welcoming a new arrival
in the office when an. extremely cor-.
? pulent guest came out of the dining
room. Pointing to the fat man,
Mr. Drew said: "You can sec how
well we feed, our guests. Just look
at that man" It chanced that a
permanent resident of the hotel
overheard _ thus remark* This man
-Was extremely thin--just the oppo
site of the guest referred to by
.Mr*, Drew. The thin boarder at
once spoke up, saying : "Tes, that
fat" man has been here three days.
I have been" h?re thirty years. Look
atmel" / ^ '. ??? ...
Hie Cholo?.
. A- company o? married people
vere discussing the day on which
they Wvuu( be married if they wer?
making a second -venture^. ; "And
what day would you prefer, hubby,
dear m asked ?ne of the prepossesa
ing looking matrons, turning to her
devoted. Httle mate. With an ab
sentminded I-wish-my-iBord-Were
.my-own look npOn his careworn face
^e. obedient ono replied, "The 30th
day bf February please l'^Konwts
(Sty Journal.? .
\V itVKG&? PILES, ;.;rtw? {
>-?)j?.. ^mi?mV itod?en Plie b'ntment
wm cure ni Ind, Blee liv g. U Icoraied and
Itching J ea, Xt abtorba the tamera,
allays tho netting at onoo, act? an B ? o ul?
tl or-, glv? Instead relief. *i? Williams?'?
Indian Pilo OLptment Is ;yppare4. for
P?M end TtoirTng ot tb? pv?vata part?.
Every box la goaract** Sold by Owl
;^wP^SlSypw^ S? C., . by ioai\; tor
?f^^fl?Odiif.wmi?mV Co.
Proprietory Cleveland, Ohio. .0?<;m?{*?
Campbell *eeo?* to be the win - !
uer ita^^|t?v?r^?r;Ih'thev(?emi^Dra^c pti
^paarlea'fcfexii?j Anent 37?$0(> yo t os
TEACHING IN CHIMA.
The Schoolmaster's Lifo la Ono of Dig
nity and Drudgery.
"Most village schoolmasters in
China have qualified themselves for
thc post by having failed at least
once in the government triennial
examinations," says a critic in tho
China Mail. "After two failures
tho scholar turns without any hesi
tation to this lucrative Employment
-it furnishes him usually with two |
coarse meals a day. Ho needs no
diplomas, no apparatus, no assist
ants, not oven brains, only a fairly
retentive memory and a few old
books. He simply puts out a few
days before thc old year expires a
limning proclamation of red paper
and announces that it is lin inten
tion to open a school and receive pu
pils-if they will como. Not even
a schoolhouse is necessary. Ile sits
in a straight backed chair in tho an
cestral hall, which ho owns in com
mon with his clansmen, the hens,
j tho pigs, the farming implements
I and tho ancestral tablets, to receive
j roggod, shoeless urchins and chop
ped dollars.
"Tho conditions of life under
which a schoolmaster lives unite to
foster his vanity. His neighbors
cannot indulge tho love of long
nails. Ile can. They cannot wear
tho long robe. .Ho does-on feast
days and special occasions. If they
write a letter they confuso tho Chi
nese characters. When they 6cnd
to their honored dominio a present
of roast pork they unwittingly de
scribo it as a 'small gift of pearls
and jade.* Ho always writes cor
rectly, for long practico has made
him as familiar with a certain num
ber of elementary characters as an
Englishman is with his alphabet.
By comparison with his neighbors
ho is a veritable 4kwan tsz,' or su
perior man. Ho cannot bo deceived.
Tho rustic urchins every morning
worship Conf Uv* US, afterward tho
god of literature* next tho dignified
?coupant of the high backed choir.
"JVfifo it jnot for tho honor at
tached to tK? bost tire drudgery of
tho lifo would be unbearable" ?^ora
6 in tho morning until 5 in tho
evening, with, one ?hort i&toryal for
rice, amid shouting ?and howling
which would 8ilenco the parrot
house at tho zoo, with voico and
stick, he devotes his life to tho driv
ing of Chinese characters into the
almoBt impervious skulls of his pu
pils. But ho perseveres, believing
that no position-except the man
darin's-is so respected and no pro
fession BO honorable. When an old
roan, according to Chinese custom,
ho looks to his son for support At
lost, with deafening noiso of cym
bals, flutes and firecrackers, his
werncut body is laid in the hillside
grave."_
"ColoQnlar* Architecture.
One of the young architects who
delivers lectures on modern archi
tecture in tho eeriea of free public
school lectures in Kew York, says
a writer in the New York Sun, had
just showA his audience the beau
ties of the Cologne cathedral when
he thought of an exp?rience he once
had on a similar occasion.
"It was at tho conclusion of my
lecture,"'he told his audience, "that
a woman came to mo, explained that
she, too, was a student* of architec
ture and thanked mo for enlighten
ing her on one point that she had
no ver been eblo to nylorstand be
fore. 1 have always wondered/ she
said to me, *where tho colonial stylo
of architecture came from. Now?
of course, I see that it comes from
Cologne' "
Prentiss and Hie WK*
Sergeant S. Prentiss was a great
lawyer and an eloquent orator as
well as a humorist, but his humor,
though at times excessive, never ob
scured his oratory ot weakened his
argument. He was oben engaged in
a political discussion on "tho stump''
with a gentleman who was wordy,
dull and spoke "against time'" so
that Picnti?B might speak at a dis
advantage. It was nearly dark when
Prentiss rose? and thc samo moment
i a jackass in a neighboring pound
I began braying and kept it up until
Prentiss' friends were annoyed and
I his opponents delighted. When the
jackass stopped, Prentiss, casting a
.comical look at his unfair an tag- j
onifit, said
"I dfijLnot come' here today to
reply ? to two equally eloquent
speeches."" Then ho sat down, and i
his friends carried him from the
stand in their arms.
.. ' :^/ ' AM About a Coat.
?. "Maria, I told you six weeks ago
i to give this old coat to some tramp.
Why don't you do it? Pm tired of
seeing it around."
*"John, I've offered that coat to
every tramp that has been here, and
not one of them would touch it."
"Well, fan't you use it for rags?"
."John Henry, do you think 111
accept a gift that a tramp won't
?t?n look ai? I'm'g-going back
nome to nt-roamma ! ' - Chicago
Tribune. '
- Madrid .papers express diseaprov
al of the arbitration of the United
States between Guatemala and San
Salvador.. .
; ^ Bxeoutors of the estate of Mar
shall Field have not disapproved of
one doctor's bill for $25,000 for seven
days faervice.
- Secretary Boot arrived at j Bio de
Janeiro and was ?ivan a cordial wel
come by tho representatives tf several
' ire Fei-^ Insomnia.
A widely Kiowu clubman whoso fam
ily Is known to take earnest exception
to bis lu hours recently encountered
his physk ?n Uro stroet.
MH?w feeling these days?"
ablcs*.
"Verj "ed, thnuk you," re
plied th "hut.I'm a blt wor
ried e, doctor. She suf
fers i j ..om Insomnia. I havo
beow o point for somo timo of
consult h " you about her case. What
would you BUK??cst?"
"You might try getting homo earlier,"
observed tho physician.-New York
Times.
Bovines*.
Business ls not only a great civilizer
of nations and of peoples, but also the
greatest educator nnd developer of
character In tho world, for lt ls a per
petual school, a great life university
whero wo do not go to recito and hear
lectures for tbroo or four hours a day
for a few years, but where wo aro
constantly studying and practicing al
most from tho eradlo to tho grave.
Success.
Rend?as; n Hook.
Many readers Judge of tho powe* of
a book by the shock it gives their feel
ings, ns somo savago tribes determino
tho power of muskets by their recoil,
that being considered best which fairly
prostrates tho purchaser.-Longfellow.
Elgin and Waltham Watches
Aro tho standard of the world. Our
gold-filled oasos aro? warranted for 20
years, engraved or plain, fitted with
Elgin or Waltham movement, Hunting
or Open faoe. Priors from $10 to $15,
sent by registered mail.
Our] Agent at Durham, N. C., writes:
"Our Jewelers havo confessed they
don't knot? how you can furnish euch
work for tho money."
Our Agent at Heath Springs, S. G.,
writes:
"Your watches take at sight. The
gentleman who got tho Inst watch said
that ho examined and priced jewel
er's watohos in Lancaster that were
no better than yours, but the prioo
waa $45."
Our Agent at Pennington, Tex.,
writes: ^
"Am in reooipt of the'watob, and
am pleased without measure. All
who have seen it say it would be cb oap
at $40." ?
Our new illustrated oatalogae Bent
f:ee. I
MAIL, SUPPLY CO.,
_Box 1409, Net? York.
1785 1006
College of Charleston,
mat Tear B^jins September 28.
Letters, Sol en oe, Engineering. One
scholarship, giving free tuition, to each
county of South Carolina. Tuition 540.
Board and famished room In D irml ory
911 a month; All candidates tor edmls
alon are permitted to compete for vacant
Royce scholarship which pav sion a y cur
For catalogue, address
HARRISON RANDOLPH,
_PrObldont.
University of 8onth Carolina.
Seoelon 1903-1907 Btolaa Wadatsfey,
September 26th.
Five oouraea leading to B. A. degree,
four to B. 8. degree, ona to I* I. degree
and one to L B, degrea Gerti doa tea
given for work completed In any ona of
the departments. '
Bxpenseat Tuition fee $40.00; Term
fee 916.00; Boom fee $8.001 ?ne-bali of
each moat be paid at the trin?las: of
each term. Tuition fee ma:/ oe remitted
npon presentation of Inability to pay the
same.
BENJAMIN SLOAN, Pres.
July 4.1008 8_10
Dee West Female Cote,
/OTU Year begins Sent. 12th with
.fO I IR full faculty of five men and
nine women. 145 papila. 25per oent In
crease over last year. New Carnegie
Dormitory wllh aU modern comforts,
ready for oocupanoy in the fall. Usual
extras. Board and tutlon $160.00 per
year.
BEV. JAMES BOYCE, Pres.
DU? Weat, Abbeville Co., S. C.
Jane 20.1908_1_8m.
No tics of Final Settlement
The undersigned, Administrator of the
Estate of A. W. Guyton, deceased,
hereby glvea notice that ho; will on
Saturday, August nth, 1006, apply to
the Judge of Probate for Anderson Coun
ty, S. C., for a final Settlement of said
Estate and a discharge from his office as
Administrator.
W. W. GUYTON,
Admt'r.
Jnly 11.1900_4_5? .
Notice of Election.
The electors of Broylea' School Dis
trict No. 07, are hereby notiflod that
an election will be held at the school
boneo on Thursday, the 10th day of
August, 1006, on the question of levy
ing a special school tax of 8 mi?ls on
tho taxable property of said district.
J. M. BROYLES,
G. M. BOLT.
JNO. C. GANTT,
Aug 1, 1000 _7 a
NOTICE.
Will let to the lowest responsible
bidder at tho bridge ni te on Clemson
Road, in limits of town of Pendleton,
at 3 o'clock p. m., Aug. 14. 1006. .the
building of a bridge in Pendleton
Township- Anderson County, assuming
the righi to accept or reject any oral!
bid?. 8. O. JACKSON,
Snp. A. C.
Aug. 7,1000 W?jr7
NOTICE.
Will let to the lowest responsible bid
I der the bridge site on head waters of
of Three and Twenty, near the home of
Mr. Theodore Smith, at ll o'clock a.
m., Aug. 18tb, 1006, the building of a
bridge in Brushy Creek Township. An
derson County, assuming the right to
accept or reject any and all bids.
Also, on the same day at 2.80 o'clock
E. m., I will let to thelowest responel
le Didder, the building of a bridge on
Big Brushy Creek,' near Brushy Creek
Cheese Factory, reserving the right to
accept or reject any and all bids.
S. O. JACKSON. Sup. A. C.
Aug. 1,1006 7 ,
WARNING.
All persona are. hereby warned not to '
hire or harbor my ton, Samuel Jobexry
Davis, aged about1 13 years, .who left
home 8undav morning, July 1, 1006,
without cause.. Any person disregard
log tbla notice wld bo prosecuted to the
tau extent of the law* . _
. SST":****! W. A, Davie.
I AndersonTs. C.;Jnly_2S, 1000. |.; 8t
111 Hf 1 ll . ..: ;. .
EXPERT TESTING
of the eyes is absolutely necessary in
order to prescribe proper glasses.
You run great risk if you neglect
this precaution. You have no ex
cuse for neglectiug for we test your
eyes free of charge. After we have
examined your eyes we tell you ex
actly the kimi of glassea you need.
There ?B no guess work about it, be
cause we know best what you need.
; We are the best ones to supply tho
glasses which we do at very reason
I able prices.
DR. McCREERY G LYMPH,
Eye Specialist, \
With Dr. A. C. Strickland, over Fdrm
_ors and Merchante Bank.
WOFFORD COLLEGS.
Henry N. ?nyder, LLD., President.
Two degrees, A. B. and A. M. *
E our courses leading to the A. B. De- #
groo. Nino Professors.
Library and Libra.ian. The W. E
Burnett gymnasium under a comp?
tent director. J. B. Cleveland Soi
oooo Hall, Athletic grounds. Course
of leotures by the ablest mea on the
platform. Next session begins Sep
tember 19. r
Board from $1? to $1G a month,
tor Catalogue or other information,
address J. A. Gamowell,
Seorotary, Spartanburg, S. C,
Wofibrd College
* Fitting School.
Three new briok buildings. Steam
heat and eleotrio lights.
Head Master, three ce achers and
Matrons live in the buildings.
Individual attention to eaoh stu
dent. Qituatod on the Wofford Cam
pus.
Students take regular oourse in tho
Collegs Gymnasium, and have access
to the College Library.
*]25.00 pays for board, tuition, and
all fees. Next session begins Sep
tember :i9th. For Catalogue, eto.f
address A. Mason DaPree,
Hoad Master, Spartanburg, 8. 0, U
.-m ,, , ,J>
S. C. Military Academy. ? *
Sooth Carolina Military Aoademv.
Office of tba Chairman Board of Vial
ton.
Charleston, S. O.
A vaoauov lo the State Scholarships ex
tata in Anderson Gonnty. x
Application blanks may be obtain edi
from the County Superintendant or ires
the Chairman or th? Board cf Visitors,
Charleston, 8. C. These applications,
rally made oates directed, meat bein
the nanda oi the Chairman toy tbe 80th of
Joly. C. 8. GADSDEN,
- Ch ?lr m au Board of Visitors.
Jtfyll. 1900 4_S
Notice of Partnership*
-E.W. Simpson and Jamas P. Cary
have this dey formad a copartnership for
the practloe of law, nnder tba firm name
o? Cary & Simpson. *
Office le Maxwell building bor&toforo
and now oooopled bv B. W. simpson.' rrj"
R. w. SIMPSON,
JAMES P. CARS".,'
July ll, 1008_4_2T
*~-: -, * .
PeoDlo's Bat of Anderaoi.
ANDSBSOV. 0* c. *
We respectfully solicit a sham
ot your business. '
.?.;
KILL.mi COUCH
?ND CURE TH8 LUWCS
w,raDr.KfagV
New Discovery
*/tON$UMPTION ? Meit
FOR I * 0UGH8 and 8pc&JJ.00
1 w ISOLDS Free Trial.
?uxeat and Quickest Cure Jor all
THROAT and LUNG TR?TJB
?ISSSM SS ^^?StMsasiasMBMagaMaamai
THOMAS ALLEN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
O?lieo tn Old Benson Building*
Money to Loan on Real Estate.
WALL PAPERING.
A fall assortment of Wall Papsr, in
cluding Tapestry, sat?n flnleh, Ingrato
end bath room Tile. The largest stock
ever carried in Anderson. Room mould -
mc to*mstob ell paper. All orders filled
on sheri notice. Three of the beat paper
hangers In the city.
. We also do work oui of the dry.
Q. Ii .ARNOLD,
Phone N6.20B. **" 301 Depot street
Notice to Creditors.
Alt breens haVlu K claims against
the Rat?tes o! Mary Earle and Fletcher
"Latlmor, deceased, are hereby notified
to present them, properly proven, to th?
I undersigned within thirty days after
publication beroi g^?J^AK0?
' Jada? of Probate* aa Spo?lal Referee.
Feb2l,1908 .>.. 36 ?.6 . '
PA&KER;S 7
HAIR BALSAM

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