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FUEGANS ARE DYING OU
One of the Most Primitive F
Fast Growing Extinct.
The South American contilelt
not. properly speaking. end in
Horn. for a narrow passage sovl(
miles long cuts across it some
farther i,rth. say a Valparai
ter 7n tle PittsbUr Gazette.
foot tide -aces twice a Iay im
Atlantic eitrance f is pa.
c. vermg1. ana *ncverin.r dlangz.
,hoais a- a wili heast hears it:
O n these shi als many a gai
back bad broken. .\s we ad6vei
te the we.;t the waterway stret
bet ween t win ra!1g-s 'if ap'i m
hills, covered t. the lmw snow
in a dipping forest of Antartic h
its :..)mber green seared at shor
tervals by blue-white g-aciers uI
push their frozen Iunimick; to
water Cege ir discharge a ca.
fron cliffs so high that only ai
spray. toiched with rainbow hue.
athwart the steamer s I
Throughout all the year the roi
southwest wind blusters past, b1
ing in its train-save for some S!
deceptive calm-showers of rain
sleet and a cloak of trailing i
Such are the famous Straits of
gellan, which guard the yet T
broken channels and islands term
ing in Cape Horn-a fit barrier o:
wild races in that wild land to i
man's farthest limit south.
Since Darwin published his far
"Voyage of a Naturalist." made i:
M. S. Beagle in 1834. Fuegans
been generally classed as one tri
"the lowest step in the human lad
-while popular credulity, based
the fears of ship captains, beatii
painful passage home, cheer
consented to dub them wreckers
cannibals as well. Only of late
the mist of half-truth lifted so
we may judge them fairly and
task must be undertaken speedil
at al. During twenty years of
tact with whites the numbers of
Yaghan tribes, of canoe dwel
have sunk from 2,500 to 200, afid
of the Onas from 2.ooo to 6oo
voman and child. Should this
of decrease continue , few if
members of either tribe will sui
the next decade. and a fragmer
the stone age of intense human il
est will disappear altogether
The Yaghans. frequent chiefly
shores of the Beagle cannel. a,
tered passage of great bueaty bu
tie practical use, lying as it does
w~ay between the Magellan St
and the Horn, its entrance blo
at either hand by dangerous
and racing tide rips. These tr
men are true canoe dwvellers,
they must search forever the s12
of otherwise barren islands for
in the shape of mussels, fish,
towvl, or. perhaps, by great
chance, a stranded seal or w
Till the South American missiox
tablished itself among them
braved the rigors of the clia
naked save for a small, flat otter
slung from the neck to the side w
the wind happened to blow.
women, usually two, paddled
canoe from the stern. The
crouched in the bow, alert. harn
in hand. In the center of the c
were piled among simple hur
gear babies and a slab of shir
turf, on which smoldered the
brands carried to each fresh ha
place. For in the land of the I
fire is a first necessity of human
and from htundreds of tiny sr
drifts which lined the channels ir
days when Magellan and Drake
ed on th;eir way around the w
came the name Terra del Fueg<
land of fire.
In their unceasing struggle witi
elements for a brave existence
Yaghans have been forced to a
don all btit the slightest nental e<
ment. Thev- have evolved no~
no godl: they- have hadt no headl
to orgar2ize them im.t cmn
m1re ha-d .Thiteaarh
withouit cerenmonv und er rocka
great hiddlen heaps of mtussel s
which accumulae ya oft frery
T. 3 e.c amp. Their name for death Sig-I
niies ;imply "gone away" yet thev
have the instinctive dread of the
aces ild animal for all dead thing, and
when one member of the family dies
all those who, having been born in
does the -aine spot. bear the same name.
ape rhang it f,r 'I some other. The dE
20 partei are thereafter never menti1n
s-hat e. stime rounidabout faslion
l :t- r th Yaghans are ai.t at iuck
..'I :: : T i r i tal i) 1e :;: 1
the 1, hr wh1: men' d e..e. w Ih
I0 :r - t re: f r lhic s i n fli to
x"v w akne ~ss tak en inli1 advamnac
....m .. ncrnpn!ns traders. Of fhi t:
i' iy f lrink snipplied it is annici :
re -. at i can he bough: f.. :h.:
ch2Cpe a i(nart hIttle a :
ered -1h presem seat of Ar-eih ine Ivrn
line :tI ' the Bea:.gle channel.
Quick Witted Indian.
hch Th- late Clement Sc-tt. the il,g
the1 (iramatic critic. took a pr,):!1ul1d
cade inter-t in the American Indian. lTe
Y had at his tongue's t!p a hundred inl
falls eidents wherewith to illustrate odd
leck. phases of the Tndian's character.
ring "As a rule." he once said. "we re
ing gard the Indian as a straightforward.
iort- frank. ]-!int fellow. We don't a,
and s,ocate with him anly idea of wviles. of
nist. subtle humor. As a matter of fact.
Ma- -h1ugh. the American Indian is very
ore (ftn infli of mean tricks and jokes.
nat- "There was a farmer in the west
the ''ne summer who was hard put to
ark f,-r help upon his farm. Indians were
plcitiful in the neighborhood. but
ions they were poor workmen. Always
i H. tired. they would put down- the hoe
iave or the rake as soon as the master's
be-- back was turned, and selecting a cool
der" spot, they would lie down on the
on grass and sleep the day away.
g a "But one morning a very tall, ro
ully bust Indian asked the farmer to give
and him work.
has " 'No.' said the white man. 'You
that will get tired. You Indians are al
the ways getting tired.'
y. if " 'Oh, no,' said the other. 'This
lrs. Southern Railway.
mat . ol - - - - . Lot.$
any. Best Line,
vive Choice of Routes,
t of Through Pullman Sleepers,
the Stop-overs allowed at Western
heNorth Carolina Sumrner Re
half sorts and other points.
raits Low Excursion Tickets.
ckec1 For full information or World's
bes- Fair literature apply to any
~ince agent Southern Railway, or
ores R. W. HUNT, c
food Div. Pass. Agent c
;ood Charleston, 5, C.. r
orld- Mrs. Laura. S. Webb.
ite "I dreaded the chaunge of life wh'ich
he was fast a-.oroachingS. I noticed V n
the of Cardui,and decided to trv a bot
bn. ti. I e"eced sce.e rc' th'e
first mtcnz., so I kep,t on tal"g t f or
l&P three raz.ths ard nlow Imr-u te
aith- wit r.tnr.U ishalltak cite'. a nd .
m n. on :..: c.r.illhave p!assedthoC .:-:x
d. - e weaknre.-. rdered
I.-I ~ '- ne
Sown at the last working
of the Corn or Cotton Crop,
can be plowed under the following
April or M1ay in time to plant corn
or other crops the same season.
Crimson Clover prevents winter
leachin of the soil, is equal in fer
tilizinir value to a good application
of stable manre and will wonder
fully increase the yield and qual
ity of corn or other crops which
follow it. It also makes splendid
winter and spring grazing, fine
early green feed, or a good hay
crop. Even if the crop is cut off,
the action of the roots and stubble
improve the land to a marked de
Write for price and special cir
cular telling about seeding etc.
T.W.Wood &Sons, Seedsmen,
RICHMOND, - VIRGINIA.
Wood's Descriptive Fall Catalog, ready
about August 1st. tells all about Farm
and Vegetable Seeds for Fall plant
ing. Mailed free on request.
Illinois Central Railroad
DIRECT ROUTE TO THE
ST, LOUIS EXPOSITION.
TWO TRAINS DAILY.
i connection with W. & A. R. R. &
N. C. & S. L. Ry fom Atlanta
v Atlanta 8.25 a m Ar St.LouiF 7.08
Leave Atlanta 8.25 A. M.
Arrive St. Louis 7.08 A. M.
Leave Atlanta 8.30 P. M.
Arrive 'St. Louis 7.36 P. M.
With Through Sleeping Cars
ROUTE OF THE FAMOUS
Carrying the only morning sleeping
r from Atlanta to St. Louis. This
r leaves Jacksonville daily, 8.o5 p.
, Atlanta 8:25 a. in., giving you the
ltire day in St. Louis to get located.
For rates from your city, World's
air Guide Book and schedules,
eeping car reservations, also for
ok showing hotels and boarding
uses. qunoting their rates, write to
FRED D. MILLER,
Traveling Passenger Agent.
No. I N. Pryor St., Atlanta. Ga.
Newberry, S. C.
apital - - - $50 ,000
urplus - - -19,500
since organization 21,000
aid Depositors in
ment since or- .
gamization - - $9,200
A man working by the day is paid
r the timre he puts in at v- ork, but
hen that m;mW aves a d&ll:r :or his
v's labor it w(orks for him: nights.
swell as da:,s: ncver lays of on
cunt ofti wea1 1ther and never
hgj'im an i:::'lmen It's a ni1c
amg. to 0.oK for mnr.t' but it's
r you T.ry it open a savings
counmt with us and get so'me money
~orking~ ror you. \InI:u a deposit
the Saving d epart:nent today
d let it begin to work for von.
terest computed at 4 per cent
anury i and Jn!y r of e2ch year.
Courses leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (I
Library Reading Room. Laboratories, Large and C
to a Minimum.
Next session begins Sept. T4. For rooms apply to P
tion, address. The Secretary of the Facul y.
Whiskey Morphine Ciga
Habit, Habit, Hn
1;2,; .a(dv St. i or 1'. 1 '(x -:, Columiblia. S. C.
NEWBERRY AND PR
Old Point, Va.
Virginia Beach, Va.
Ocean View, Va.
Carolina Beach, N.
Myrtle Beach, N. C.
Through Pullman Sleeping C
Norfolk. Arrive Norfolk 6.00 A.
Tickets good to return on any tra
Columbia, Newberry and Lat
For Reservations or any Inform
J. W. DENNING, Agent, J. I
Newberry, S. C.
WORLD'S FAIR, - -
Best Line, Choice of Routes, Thr
K. - Dining C
Stop-overs allowed at Western No
Low Excursion Rate Tickets on &
Sixty Day Ticket
Fifteen Day Tick
For Full information, or Worl~
any Agent Southern Railway, or
(E.Lsternl Stand1ard TinLe.) (
Schednie in Effect January 10th, 1904
8 4f) am Lv Atlants (5.A.L.) Ar. 8 50 pm
In 53 aSm A hens 6 19 pnr
.2 00 s o Elberton 5 17 pm I
1 03 pm Abbeville 4 05 pm -
1 28 pm Greenwood 3 35 pm 3.
2 15pre Ar Clinton (D1n'r) LV. 2 k5 pm 5
10 "i m Lv'Glenn Springs . 4'4^pn
12 01pm Spartanonr" 3 30 p' -
(Harnis Springs;I 2.
' 7 pm Waterloo 2 20pm 6.
1 :30 .u. .-.r .aurens (Di'r) Lv 2 n7 pm 6.
S4 : 18: 21 5 1 3.2
ex ex ax eX T
5. a u Su.
ai n --. p-it pm am;etc
55 LWColumti -Act.)a 1 4J0 -
6 20 sn ter 9 0 21 4 ---
(URA 'h fenio Lv 6 0 lf
GREENVILLE, S, C.
EDWIN McNEAL POTEAT,
1. A.1 ana Mast r of Arts (M. A.)l
omfortable Dormitories. Expenses reduced
rof. H. T. Cook. For Catalogue or informs
rette | All Drug and Tobacco
of South Carolina.
Confier:talcor - mene-ocie.
OSPERITY, S. C.,
:S. C.) )
rs from Newberry direct to
M., August 18th, 1904.
in until September I st, 1904.
irens R. R., via A. C. L.
ation see or write
'. LIVINGSTON, S. A.,
Columbia, S. C.
- - ST. LOUIS.
-ough Pullman Sleepers, and
rth Carolina Summer Resorts
Ie from Newberry as follows:
- - $37.15
s Fdr )Literature, apply to
vi onf Passenger Agent,
Charleston, S. C.
BilBSIORl ail WOSIIru Carollil Ru Co
&.ugusta and Asheville .3h.crt Line.
(Schedule in effect A&ugust I, 190s.)
ead Down.1 (Read Up)
16 pi.....Lv Newberry .....Ar 3.10 pm
50pm. Ar Laurens ...... .Lv 2.02 pm
37 pm......Lv Laur'ens. .Ar 1.30 pm
3 pm...Ar Spartan burg..Lv 12 01pm
6 pm...Lv Spartanburg..Ar 20.25 am
12 pm....Ar 8aluda.........Lv 3. 39am
D1 pra ....Ar Hendersonville Lv 3.05 am
15 pm...Ar Asheville..... Lv 7.05 am
l6 pm..Lv Newberry (c.zs.&L.) 3.10 pm
iO pmn...Ar Laurens...........Ly 2.02 pm
i5 pm..LV Laureus...........A r 1.45 inm
il pm..Ar Greenwood.....Lvl12.44 pm
10 im...Ar Augusta...........Lv 10 10oam
$5 pm..Lv Augusta..........A r 13.P0am
?0 pm..Ar Beaufort.. ........Lv 7.15 am
15 pm..Ar Port Royal .....Lv 7.05 am
46 pm..Lv Newberry (o.N.&L)Ar 3.10 pm
50 pm..Ar Laurenq . ........v .2 02 pm
09 pm...Lv Laure-ne.......... Ar 1.?5 pm
25 pm..Ar Greenville.....Lv 12.15 pm
'o further information relative to rates,
.call on, or adaress
EO. T. BRY a,N Geni. A g'. Greenville, 8 C.
EBNE T WILLIA MS, Gen. Pass. Agt.,
.M. -~ r e Traffc Manaiger.
SW RAL ROADU
....3.........~O :-o?... I'... 345 11 t0
..9 25...West A In oD.... :49...
Q..4:.........tn..........4 5 ..
....855...........Pendleton ..... 411 ....
.. S47 ......Cherry..........4 .....
..84.........A dams.........4; . ...
.. S28 ...Jordania Junct ... 433 ....
..8 25.........eneca.........435 k ....
4 48 .