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SAVED THE DELHI DIAMOND.
Str:ange Stories of Gems Told by an
Expert in Precious Stones.
n a ,:. :ii:c there nii re
t rom a bsinel' the well
me- als, I.w \\ iliam Streeter. Thc
'q .-- b reer is a deeply iter
-G was the- i*rs." ai;d \I' . St,r ve t er.
t- . on::ptemndmnso
.h Africa'.. that day my busi
ne- place w%a- at, Bevis .\larks. and I
ha.. for a par.er .ne .l1arry imman
ue' The irn was known a- .nu.nanuci
Er ,;r':- R bert S: reeter. je -
elers to Quee: .\.
-W e had in )l1r inice .' ei:
lz> Cecil hi- a. .a
terest in :b \rcan mine:
turned the a:oei n 'lie eip:re
maker to tt co:1tinm.
I also tpened up the ruby mines of
Burma. Soon aftei the taking of the
place by the iritish. one of my sons,
who -.s in Australia. wrote over to
me expressing a wish to go to Burma.
as ;ie felt sure there were ruby mines
"An expedition was fitted out, head
ed by my son. and an adventurous
journey was made. On the way E5oo
worth of silver was stolen. and there
was nothing with which to pay the na
in this enterprise I was asso-.ated
vith Lord Rothschild. When the
.company was floated the crowd out
side his lordship's premises was so
great that he had to be assisted over
the people's head to gain admission.
Applications were also being made at
my private residence till the early)
hours of the morning.
"My latest expedition-my last ex
pedition--i- t-, Egypt. the eastern
desert. the va:t tract of land between
the Nile and the Red Sea. the richest
territoryii all the world. I have been
engaged upon this for about twenty
years, but a: last. it is in working
"I first obtained a.clue to it from a
gentleman named Floyer, head of the
Egyptian Telegraph department, and
altogether I have sent out three expe
ditions. The first was in charge of
Seton Kerr, the second headed by Al
len Forster. and the third by John
ane. We found emeralds in abund
ance. gold and copper. iron and other
31r. Streeter was asked to tell some
of his jewel stories, and he readily
"During the I ndian mutiny." he said.
"at the taking of Delhi the royal
palace was sacked and suine very val
uable jewels secured. Major Probyn
got possession of a string of fine
pearls and brtught them to me for
"I valued thenm at E.so.ooo. I believe
they were used for the purpose of ob
taining remouints. horses being scarce
in that campaign. as they were in
"Bt the strangest story is that in
con:leet:on with the famous Delhi dia
mond(. Thiis g.t into tihe possession
of one of the hiussars. but :he coim
manding officer foirbade his retaining
it. as he woi have not;hing to do
with the loot.
"The llussar. hiow ever. was not so
easil y to b)e deprivedi of :.- preciouls a
gem. and lie hit upont a very simple.
ye: effective. expedient t, retain pos
sesslion of it. lHe embedded it in a
pill, which lhe gave to hiS horse, and
so got away with it.
"l .ater he compllainled that his horse
w'a- suffering from 'me mysterious
malady. and was unnt for service. di
recting' that it shouIld( be sh' t. This
was '.one, the hutssar subsequently
holding a post m' rtemi on his dead
steedl andl removing thle diamond
Thus the stone reached this country
and was purchased by the Duke of
Brunswick, and from his grave I ac
"A-nother curio)us little story." con
tinued Mr.Streeter. "i, that connected
with the opal. Some years ago one
0f my sons. who ivas located in Aus
tra!ia, was bidding adieu to a chum
of his, who was going some distance
up the countr'y.
"The latter was mounted 'in a horse.
and as he rode away my son picked
up a stone and playfully threw it at
him. It struck the metal part of the
saddiie and broke in two. Upon
pick:ng it up my son was astonished
to -ee, in the very heart of it. a
-This was the first discovery that
opals might be found in ironstones.
We say DON'T with a
Be rash in buying Vehi
DON'T grab the first th
Consult the "MAN" wh
DON'T overlook materi
Then take this quiet tip
DON'T fail to satisfy yc
For superior workmans
1:t :hi- .:..*ry has a tra-ic segue
S .n after th young fellow who rude
away caMie into a big fi,rtune: three
mon0"Ith. later he . while out hunting,
was thrown from his horse and had
his neck broken."
How Mothers Suffer.
.Xrs. Felton in Atlanta Journal.
The Journal readers are familiar
with the sad story printed a few
days ago-where a young man died
on a fast train going north in his
It seems the poor fellow was an in
valid--had come south for a warmer
climate-but his disease made such
rapid strides that the end was plain
to be seen. Against the advice of hisi
physicians. he and his faithful mother
started toward their northern home
again. He said he wanted to die at
home. and the loving parent would
not forsake him-although her judg
ment was against the journey. Be
tween Atlanta and Charlotte. (as I
remember) death claimed its victim.
The mcther's su-fering has haunted
my mind ever since.
I once had a very sick child on a
train. and was prepared to appreciate
that poor woman's trouble.
Strangers in a strange land-on a
rapid railroad train. that mother must
have almost been bewildered with anxi
ety and grief: for such afflictions are:
hard to bear when one is supported
by friends and surrounded by efficient
The poor fellow was so far gone.
that I have a feeling of relief that he
has passed out of the earthly tenement.
which had been so long racked by dis- I
ease, but that patient. faithful loving
mother inust have suffered beyond
measure. under such peculiar condi
Some years ago. I traveled from
Chicag,. southwards. with a consump
tive. who was hastening to Florida.
It was a cold spell of weather and the
'car was hot. but still uncomfortable
toe the sufferer. All the afternoon he
coughed incessantly. struggled for;
breath and his wife. faithful creatture
~he was. was obliged toe support him.
to enable him to breathe in any sort
'of comft,ort. \\~hen the berths were
made tip for the night. I told her to
call me if she needed help before
daiy dawnVied upe n us again. I contIi
dently expected the poor man to dlie
bef.r,- that time. anid I was awake for
heur, fearing the call would he oblig
ed to come.
\\hy the poor -sufferer attemptedI
the trip in his alimost fainting condi
tii n I couild noe t see. but the said he
was s'' craving, s.c insistent, that she
feared he would fret himself to death.
unless lie startedl on the trip. Sonme
time in the wee sma' hours, the
ce nghing slackened. .r I went to
sleep). and did nit hear it. but my first
tho'ught e.n awaking was the sick man.
who' had survived as it happened and
douebtles-s hie lasted long enotugh for
his wvife tee buy a cotin~i in Florida.
D)o ubtle,s wve wvould not be our
selves.' mutch nmore uncomfortable to
die in a ,!eping car. than at Ilorme. but
the trial tee the ee who must wait een
u and agenize fe r tu, t if God grac
iusly give. iu, such blessed help avid
,ympathiy. is heyoend wo rds to express
because the sit uati'n is complicated
wth se mnyt dittienhlies and centin
I have no do-ubt that the suffering
mit h er fe 'und helpful friends. The
wocrbi i'. generally proevided with
0 emi.eody to helpe. that is near at hand
in a trvingz haur like the mother ex
periencedl. God help them.
\\e all hope she did tind the help
fl somecbody. I am suire. and( we wvis1t
she might knowv how mai:, mothers
all over this land, sent a prayer to
heaven thtat the mother might be
ing that you see
ur thirst .
I you find them, N
"\\ha ' the matter. Bill? You
;(wk tired ut."
"You d m't talk that way."
"Oh! it isn't my throat. It's the
throats of the chumps who tell me I
look tired out and ask me what's the
Broke Into His House.
S. Le Quinn. of Cavendish, Vt., was
robbed of his customary health by in
vasion of Chronic Constipation. When.
Dr. King's New Life Pills broke intol
his house. his trouble was arrested
and now he's entirely cured. They're,
guaranteed to cure, 25c at X. E.
Pelham & Son's drug store.
Mrs. Unhappy (after the quarrel):.
"'When we were married you said
you'd follow me to the end of the
world. and now
Mr. Unhappy: "Now I desire to
call vour attention to the fact that
the world has no ends. It is round."
"This ring." said the jeweler. "will
cost you S3o. with our extra service
"What i your extra service?" ask
ed the yotung man who was looking at
"When the young lady calls to
make inquiries we'll ,tell her it's
A Love Letter.
Would not interest you if you're
looking for a guaranteed salve for
sores, burns or piles. Otto Dodd, of
Ponder. Mo., writes: "f -suffered
with an ugly sore for a year, but a
box of Bucklen's Arnica Salve cured
me. It's the best salve on earth. 25c
at W. E. Pelham & Son's drug store.
If it weren't for their mistakes a
great many men would never be
Inflamatory Rheumatism Cured.
William Shaffer. a brakemah of
Denrison. Ohio. was confined to his
bed for several weeks with 'infiama
tory rheumatism. "I used many rem
edies." he says. "Finally I sent tol
McCaw's drug store for a bottle of
Chamberlain's PainL Balm, at which
time I was unab)le to use hand or foot.
and in one week's time was abl, to
gto work as happy as a clam.." For.
sakc by Smith Drug Ct'.. Newberry, S.
C.. Prosperity Drug Co .. Prosperity.
Newberry, S. C.
Capital - - - $50,000
Surplus - - - 19,500
since organization 21,000
Paid Depositors in
ment since or
ganization - - $9,200
A man working by the day is paid
for the time he puts in at work, but
when that man saves a dollar for his
day's labor it works for him nights,
as well as days; never lays off on ac
count of bad weather and never gets
sick, but goes right on earning him
an income. It's a nice thing to work
for money, but it's much nicer to
have money working for you. Try
it-open a savings account with us
and get some money working for you.
Make a deposit in the Savings de-I
partment today and let it begin to
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showing my knowledge and
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* also quadruple plated goods, XX
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Our beautiful show v~
the newest things in S
stock of Laces is the pi
this market, and you k
for this season,
the supervision of Miss
be desired. This the la
ized, judging from the r
have already accuniula
we might say, a word t<
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call on us feeling confic
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t on Earth."
L T E S
we have them, and have them
line of Hair Brushes, Tooth
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i don't have to buy.
TY DRUG CO., :
ITY, S. C.
BOUGHT AND SOLD
MONEY TO LOAN
On Easy Terms
For Long Periods.
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Rome Lan ad Trst Co.
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stand and am always ready to
[ jewelry. Watches, Toilet Ar
ad in a First Class Jewelry Es
xis has greatly increased also,
tbility in fitting Spectacles and
ved; new ideas and new goods, 6
hiting Mfg. Co's, Derly Silver *
vindows are filled with
thirt Waist Hats. Our
rettiest ever shown in
now Lace is the thing
DE PA RTMENT. under
Abbott, is all that could
dies seem to have real
iumber of orders which
ted. In this connection
> the wise is sufficient.
to have our lady friends
lent one call will mean