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HOMB, SWJBET HOME.
The Author, Himself an 'Outcast--The
Story of His Love for Miss
T. Larry Gantt.
Some one said the sweetest %ord
ill the English language is "Iloine "
The sweetest song that ever ema
nated from an American pen is
'H1ome Sweet Home." This simple
melody has been translated into
every civilized tongue, and has
thrilled the hearts of unItold mil
lions. It appeaj; to and tonlehuI
and softens the heart of&all hmium
kind. The imillioirme in his gilidd
palace,th Ie pwsalz in hiscuttage,th..
shivering, th', Marvixng wx;.-Ic1 i"
his garret :i!i (-.-n th ion.1.
through th In - tvc, o! m - o
City ()I t I s I
counlry. 'l ei a e jy
' d towilt. Ic lit.
And \-et. J, h I II owa'na l Illn
the authoro; ' m Swee t H ne
was hnlliself all olteast and wa -
dered upon the face of the earth 1i
and had never known or experi
enced the comforts and pleasures of
a home. His early days wvere spent
in a nomadic existence, and in his
later years he wandered from [one t
great European capital to another,
often without a penny to buy' food
or a place to lay his head.
It is st ated that often, while John
Howad Payne vas a homel(ss wanl
derer at night through the streeLts
of 1,0)do11. loe. would hear tlo: tin1 .
fOlil ne >illiant l t111111 !
-lltraillf I 8 .We (:wi 'vh10 toliieti
loitile. B114 little did tlit d/.uzli
beauty sitting at the pialo knowh
that tile atithor of hIer song was at
that illoilient a waiderer hv herI
door, and like unto the Savior of
niankiid without a place to lay his
After leading for nany years a t
wayward and homeless life the ad
mirers of this gif'tedI poet seenred%
Alim an appointient as constil at .
Taigiers in Alhgiers. lie iI this
dristailt haid .i eire oved fromt kin
drei and ft nd-. Jh Hwa
aged mtalhm il \dly. Mi l Mry Har
denI. MJiss Ihm t i descended( from
one of th l.:itin anhd mio,a distin
gu is -hd -nuilis of r ,ia - lie
f cthier Ge'. 1!Ui beig an ante
hell tinmin isiti:r to F<r ance. M isi
Mary Hadlen wasi: one (of th(m tin
hhiliant and( initelectual ladies of
her dlay --- inguistan having
accompilai1ied hicr father to h rantce,
acted as the s:eretary and intirpre
While ini her teenis. and( t he z'nith
of her eanty is.NMaryv liade
at that time a youngic tman ente
ini helping remjove. the Chvrobe
Indians from (Georia.j: It wa
case of Iloye at hirtst high t and11 the
young coulte b)econie dhevo'tedy at..
talclh to each ot her, anid wich
affectlion endu111red as lotng as; lift
lasted. But the vagrant life h&l by
young. Paynte presenited an inisir
mountable ob)stacle to the consumn
muation of thei r happiness.
Jolhn Howard Paynue often v'isitedl
his sweetheart in hie Athens home,
Will be v
It id'11 g this aipy pe id
uit Johni I b,w rt. 'a vne' wrot -his
nmZ2 t:" s Pn " lm cwnet
b-m i . . nd w ieb uill end rt
ias '1Mary d rdl died Yme
ight or tvn ye.ars ago, leaving all
F her poperty and belongings to
er devoted friend and kinswoman.
liss Effle Jackson, of Athens,
In the trunk of the deceased was
iscovered a package of loving let
!rs among them the original manu
ript of "Home,Sweet Home" with
rasures and interlineations, just as
ie old melody was first I)enned.
A few days since I met a relative
f Miss Jackson-and he told me
le satrcdly preserved this memen
) f her kitswonan's first and onlv
V. and refused to part with it,
tbutght lar.e snun had beenl of
'R'd fOr thi:s vatluab!e celAic and(
hieb ch t 1aiinly ought to be htI
While residinlg in Athens I have
Ften seen Miss Mary IHarden, but [
that time she was long passed
ie meridian of life, and there was --
thing either rotintic or attrac
ve about her. She always wore
( old black dress, renderedlosleek eU
ith usage. Blt little did the
ranger know that there beat with
the breast of this old maid a
L,art as true, lving andi devoted
e v(.\-l niiMnlateI a huial hosom
d! hl!11 -h. v;.. thle ir and ()nly\
L!( . t a t w 1 lie
'Cy \\ a dri h- chn" li'h
1' 'r n hstm aft usn it
n' tw wob hav noa hstaio i n
t:ig I raize tha I amt i e tk 'irely
ited."' T~his r'emedy is for' sale by
miith i1)rug Co., Newberryv, Prosperity
~s the Year 1903 t'0
tid I w~anit to thank my] ttany pait-:
ig the pai yeari anid hiope tor a tj
.'nitniution) of1 sonei.
R'eniasmber I am at the samte
ttand ainuta always readiy to serve
Ont u ith the veryr bes5t of Jewelry,
Vatchies, Tloilet A rticles and everiy
hng tO o b'eittnnd in a First Class
Il bus'iniess- ini Op)t ieal Goods1s has
11eet a'h- ', ndl Gi2,s'. 5
Newv' St(rling~ Silv'er just re.ceivedh; xa
ww odeas anid ntew gods, ab.o
nadrup'thl lated goods, W\hitinug
1 ig. Co , Derly Silver Co., Bene-E
ict &'V RodgLers.
Vonrs 1>r at pirosp)eronts neCw year,]
i GUY DAI ELS.
)HORSE FARM FOR RENT-Ap ti
ply to M. M. BUFORD, t
Newberry, S. C.
it Our Stables D
WE CARRY THE I
N IN THIS SECTION.
X-9t6C.' V 191. F- I . x q
N1 R.SAP .I9
The Light of the Kitchen
EVERYTHING YOU LAT.
Buy The ......
80LD BY o
-i-I COM ffiN NiO boa
We have a few odds st
and ends,- of a lar-ge.
line of Chinai which
we will scdl at prices3.
tO SUit csoes
Call aour lie 1
, _- I-i.
Christmas preen -1 no
Newberry Hardware Go0,
Sec'y & Tre
GOL..-SET TIRE SETTER..
hel Mac he ithat Does it Riih) *
u te a d
ne an a hlf ollars b
We a"oe asew odstad
an sendn fv dolars
lrine ofwheen? Wilh
wve wierfecl satpifac
to s Blcsthing,r~
LD-SET TIR SETTER...O
.'li e , achnd thrt D con taii 40 A
res,L cn atn fie of town jutot
le corp o ur, m ts Dirbe la-d
m for Whyldngproes Tsenot
ay e bough at al argain.
w oneWhel WlGiNS.l
cferyt,er or House to
Cal hihet bidrour sho.als
oinahry &94 weyares1of
N errS., and tnshres tan 'of
e0, 1 capilr( tock of t Newberrys ot
n mils.FW H. DREHINS ER
x enutors Sfqana ofnh, Stocsa
3EST LINE OF
[M OUR PRICES A
M E lo :
r Grea ~
\4otwithstanding the fc
ction sale has sent se)
our stock into the h
stomers, our stock is
rgains we are offeri
er heard of in this c(
ly a few prices here,
>re is a bargain now:
3est Carolina Rice Mec
"ine Table Salt, white,
3tar Lye, four boxes ft
iorse and Mule Shoes
Me have them from 15
e-half more than we
rrunks at actual first (
\ big line of men's N<
ice 50c. and $1.00, no
Ae will sell you a
-ictly wholesale prices
We also have a full lii
d toys, and ask you t(c
POMARIA, - SC
The Best Brant
IT~~ ...IA L au
Full Line of
8 TA TIC
L M "VP*M
ict that our great re
teral thousand dollars
:mes of well pleased
still complete, and the
ng surpass anything
)mmunity. We quote
but everything in our
d at $1.20 hundred lbs.
at 55c. sack.
with nails, 10c. pr pair.
Saddles worth $12.50
c. to $3.00 pair, worth
1gligee Shirts, former
w only 25c. to 75c.
Caddy of Tobacco at
le of Christmas goods
inspect our line be
ay be Found at