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WOMEN AS STEVEDORES.
Barges at Nagasaki Are Not Handled
By Male Workers.
The town of Nagasaki is even
steeper than Hakodate: the streets
going up from the water are almost
steps, writes Anna C. Hartshorne, in
The Chautauquan. for August. Near
ly at the top there is a temple with a
huge bronze torii in front of it. and
a curious bronze horse in the court
yard. Still higher up. but belonging
to the temple. tiere is a grove of
great camphor trees, with immense
trunks and thick spreading branches.
making a dense shade. The dark
glossy leaves when bruised smell
strongly of camphor. Under the
branches you look almost down on
the harbor, where there is nearly al
ways some big steamer coaling. The
coal comes from this part of Kyushiu,
and is softer and more smoky than
the northern coal. It is startling to
see the barges come alongside and
discover that the stevedores are wo
men! Men handle the boat and do
the shoveling, but women and girls
pass up the flat baskets from one to
another till the coal can be dumped
into the bunkers. They are dressed
like the peasant women who work
in the fields, in dark cotton trousers
and leggings, and straw waraji or
sandals, the skirts of their kimonos
tucked almost to the knees; a blue
and white cotton handkerchief covers
the head-at least it is usually white
when they come on, but not when
they have finished. A few years
ago the wage for this work was IT
sen a day; now it has gone up to 30
or even 50.
The introduction of elands into this
country is likely to be attempted be
fore long, the Department of Agri
culture having given its approval to
the idea., All that -is needed is mon
ey which Congress will be asked to
give. The animals which are the
largest of all antelopes, would be very
valuable in the desert regions of the
Southwest as a source of meat sup
ply. They require almost no water,
are accustomed to forage for them
selves and are quite tractable.
The eland is nearly six feet high at
the shoulder when full grown and
weighs 1,6o0 pounds. It is not par
ticularly swift (unlike most of its
congeners), and a man can sometimes
overtake it by running. Its flesh is
considered a delicacy. Commonly it
browses in herds in the waterless
deserts of South Africa, to which it
is a native, its ability to get along for
months together without water beingI
a mystery. To some extent doubt
less, it depends upon moisture deriv
ed from succulent plants,.such as the
*There are two varieties of eland,
one being reddish in color, known as
the Lizingston eland. striped. It is
one of about 2oo species of antelopes
found in South Africa, where animals
of this genus seem to have undergone
. the most extraordinary differentia
tion. Some of them are the swiftest
* runners of all animals, and certain
kinds are so wild and wary that hun
ters cannot possibly get within .gun
shot of them unless by the hel pof~
* what is known as an artificial ostrich
-a Hottenot contrivance, consisting
of the skin of an ostrich arranged to
disguise a man, who holds the sup
posed bird aloft by means of a stick
thrust through the neck.
Elands are becoming scarce in
South Africa. Though they seem to
-be the most desirable species for im
portation into this country, there are
others which might be valuable-no
tably the spingbok, which is a grace
ful creature less than three feet in
height, of a beautiful fawn color; a
prolific breeder and suited to the con
ditions, climatic and otherwise, of the
arid regions of Arizona, New Mexico
and Southern California.-Saturday
A Story of Hall Caine.
Stories about Hall Caine, the Manx
author, always show interesting
phases of his personality. The last
time I saw Sir ~ Gilbert Parker he
"I was hurrying along the boule
vard in Paris one day when my pro
gress was arrested by a dense crowd
in front of an art shop. Evidently.
thought I, there is an extraordinary
picure on exhibition. The canvass was
a remarkable i :alization of the Sav
iour-a thin, strong Hebraic face,
with closely cropped red hair and
"Suddenly the crowd parted to ad
mit a man who approached with bow
ed head. It was Hall Caine. He
stood before the portrait with folded
arms. gravely studying the face and
pose of the figure on the canvass. The
similarity of the portrait to the man
standing before it was very striking.
"Caine turned to go. but. seeing me.
caine to n side.
" 'I sav. did vo- notice how the
crowd parted to admit me?' asked
Golf Balls and Cables.
The use of gutta percha for sub
marine cables and golf balls makes
constant drains on the supply of this
material, and substitutes are being
constantly sought after. In construc
ting a cable the gutta percha is em
ployed to insulate the conducting
wire from the exterior metal sheath,
and, though lately rubber has been
employed for this purpose on some
shorter lines, yet for long ocean lines
the gutta percha is considered essen
tial. Recently the German telegraph
department has made a thorough test
of some cables into whose construc
tion an artificial gutta percha enters.
This material is the invention of
Adolf Gentzsch, of Vienna, and is a
mixturt of india rubber and a palm
wax wh>se melting point is the same
as that of rubber. The electrical
properties of the compound are equal
to this of gutta percha, and the spec
ificatians of the contract with the
German government were more than
satisfied in actual tests. The cost of
the artificial gutta percha cables is
about 35 per cent. less than the ordi
Jay Cooke As An Angler.
Jay Cooke, now eighty-four years
old, and a party of friends from
Ogontz and Ashborne, mode the star
catch of the season at Beach Haven,
Mass., recently. The result of the
trip affords a good example of Mr.
Cooke's skill as a fisherman. The
party of five caught 474 fish in all, of
which 177 were caught by Mr. Cooke
himself. The entire lot of fish was
expressed by Mr. Cooke to Ogontz.
to be distributed among the members
of his Bible class. This Bible class
has been conducted for more than
fifty years and has at the present
time eighty members.
What He Put Into It.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"What do you put into your auto
to make it go?"
"A chauffer. I haven't learned to
run it yet."
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Dr. James' Iron Blood and Liver
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medicine. It. increases the appetite.
s'trengthens the whole. system. by
causing the most important organs
of the human body to perform their
proper functions. First, iron is a
normal constituent of the blood; pure
blood contains iron. If you are pale.
weak and nervous, you need a tonic
which contains iron in a form that
will be absorbed by the system and
enter the blood. Dr. James' Iron
Blood and Liver Tonic supplies the
proper amount. Now, the largest
most important organ of the human
body must be looked after-the liver.
A torpid liver means impure blood.
a bad complexion, and a dull eve and:
brain: so you can see the great ne
cessity of an active, healthy liver.
The moment your liver fails to act
every organ suffers. Your stomach
and digestive organs become affect
ed. The gates of the citadel of life
are thrown wide open, and diseases
of every description attack the body.
Dr. James' Iron Blood and Liver
Tonic contains a laxative drug, which
acts on the liver, relieving billious
ness and cures chronic constipation.
We go still further, and we find when
a person is suffering from constipa
tion almost invariably their digestion
is poor, the food fails to nourish and
strengthen. Dr. James' Iron Blood
and Liver Tonic cures indigestion and
dyspepsia. It causes the food you
eat to assimilate, and the process of
digestion is again active. Nine-tenths
of our people suffer from indigestion
A Russian Incident.
New York Post.
' A young Russian Jew was obliged
to go to the war in Manchuria. At
first his father got letters from him
regularly, but presently they ceased.
One day the father was called to the
police headquarters, where he was
told there was a telegram regarding
his son. but that he would h: to
pay 20 rubles to get it. He (.d not
have the n,,ney. and it took him 'some
lime to, cilcct it from his friends.
When he tinally opened the telegram
it contained the announcement of his
"Do you give gas here?" asked the
man with the enlarged jaw, as he en
tered the dental parlor.
"No," replied the dentist; "you have
to pay extra for it. This isn't r bar
ber's shop."-Cincinnati Enquirer.
Illinois Central Railroad
DIRECT ROUTE TO THE
ST. LOUIS EXPOSITION.
TWO TRAINS DAILY.
In connection with W. & A. R. R. &
N. C. & S. L. Ry fom Atlanta
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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
car from Atlanta to St. Louis. This
car leaves Jacksonville daily, 8.o5 p.
mn., Atlanta 8:25 a. mn., giving you the
entire day in St. Louis to get located.
For rates from your city, WVorld's
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Newberry, S. C.
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Paid Depositors in
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man working by the de y is paid
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when that man saves a dollar for his
day's labor it works for him nights,
as well as days; never lays off on
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Old Point (
* Virginia Beach and
* ro 7.50
frmColumbia, Camden and CI
from Denmark and Fairfax. Goo
chuding September 1st, 1904. Doi
+ directions. SEABOARD A
+ City Ticket Office 13,
(Eaistern Standiard TIrre.)
Southbound. Northbourd -
Schedule In Effect January 10th, 19! 12A
8 40 am L v Atlanta (s.A.L) Ar. 8~ .5 pm 3.3C
10 53 am A thens 6 10pmz
03 pm Abbev ! e 4
2 lpu Ar Clinton D n'r) Ly. 2 45p .
100 m Lv Glenn Springs Ar 4 ( pm 15
15 p eenlle 3 25 pm 2.51
1pm (Hams Springs) 5.20
a ~ .r Lauren (Din'r) Lv2(' p,n 63
84 22 53 5.2 21 S8 0
Dly D'1y D'ly D'ly D'ly D'ly 18.
'un u BuniSun
i00202 LV La ?Onl Ar150 900 etc.
78t-800 2 4 KInard 1 09 745 430 T.
9 40 8 09 2 49 Gary 1 03 7 35 4 40
110 9 2 3 39 Lt Mountain 1214 6 20 2 40
1 40 940 851 Chapin 1203 605 22)
155 950 357 Eilton 1156 555 206
205 955 401 WhitBock 1 38550 200
22510 04 4 07 Ballentine 1148 5641 150
2561012 417 Irmo 1139 528 132 NAZ
A. C. L.P.
(Union Station) 24
4655 LvCola.mDbia (A.C.L.)Ar 11 00
6 9 nA CarltO2
e for Women,
e Fac-ilty Thorough Instruction. Univer
F,xcellent Laboratories. Beautiful Site.
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story. Next Session opens Sept. 20 1904
odge, A. M., Ph. D., President.
6REENVILLE, S. C.
EDWIN McNEAL POTEAT.
) 3 President.
A. and Ma.-ter of Art. . M. A.)
mfortahie D>r:ria Expeuses reinrei
of. Hi. T. C.nk. !.'.r C L:t;s.e or i:rs
rette _ _ All Druz and Tobacco
of South Carolina.
Confidental correispondence solicited.
ts West and North
Daily with Pullman
tlanta to St. Louis,
ce, Atlanta to Chica
le at Atlauta with the
y. Central of Georgia
i Railway trains. -
information write to
3, T. P. A.,
- St., Atlanta, Ga.
as. E. Harmon,
Gen. Pass. Ageut.
Ocean View, Va., 4
ieraw. $10.50 Round Trip .
d returning until and in
ible Daily service in both
IR-LINE RAILWAY, 4
3 Main St. Phone 574. 4
~'188,f1 A2 ns1tmih i8,l11nf Ruwfln
~ugsta and Ashevlle Short Line.
(Scheduile in ef-ec t .August I, I903.)
dc Down.) (Roo., Upi
pm....Lv Newberry ..... Ar 3.10 pm
pm . . . Ar Laureus........Lv 2.02 pm
pm...Lv Laurenis.. ,.. .. Ar L.S0 pm
pm...Ar Spartan burg..Lv 1201 pm
pm...Lv Spartanburg..... Ar 10.25 am
pm...Ar 8aluda.......... Lv 3.39 amn
pm.....Ar KIeLndersonville Lv 3.05 am
'm...Ar Asheville...... Lv 7.0O am
pm..Lv Newberry (C.1m.aL.) 3'10 pm
pm..Ar Laureas...........Ly 2.02 pm
pm..Lv Laurens...........A r 1.45 pm
pm...Ar Greenwood.....Lv 12.44 pm
pm...Ar Augusta........Lv 10.10 am
pm..Lv Augusta.............Ar 1220 am
pm..Ar Beaufort.......Lv- 7.15 am
pm..Ar Port Royal......Lv 7.05 am
Spm..Lv Newberry (o.N.&L)Ar 3.10 pm
)pm..Ar Laurens........Lv 2.02 pm
P pm..Lv Laurena...........Ar 1...5 pm
pm..Ar Greenville.....Lv 12.15 pm
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. . '.rron.Tramc Manager.
.UE RIDGE RAIL ROADs
K, c. BrAk-TI, Receiver
In Efneet Juna 8, 1909.
Between Anderson ad Wa~1a
9. No. 12 Stations. No.Il No.9
A..X. P. M. A
9 56.........Belton....... 820 106
9 38....AndersonF. D......340 1111
980........Anderfon P. D.....345 1I00
.9 25....West Anderson.....849 ....
.8 55.......Pendleton ........ 4 1....
8 47.............Cherry...... 4 ....
8 28 ...JorndaiJunct... 43-....
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