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BY F A 1,
Just fifty years ago the great
<civil war, which arrayed north
against south, brother against
brother and-father against son.
-was the all absorbing real life
.tragedy of the time. This ro
.mance, written by a soldier who
is the son of a great general,
gives the son and the grandson
of today an absorbing view of
the perils faced by sire and
.grandsire of half a century ago.
A northern spy penetrating the
.southern lines with the shadow
.of the hangman's noose ever be
ore him; a fair daughter of the
uth divided in her allegiance
etween love and duty; a mere
y with wits sharpened by the
itudes of war; a slip of a
ignorant, but brave, loyal
if sacrificing; a chivalrous
in gray who. fought and
in vain-these are the lead
ors in "Chattanooga."
- NO -MN'S IAM.
I T was the twentieth of August,
eighteen hundred and sixty-two.
Corinth had been evacuated more
than two months before. The ar
ny of the Ohio had moved east
iward Into northern Alabama. The
gpresident and eminent Union generals
were anxious as to east Tennessee,
'where, it was rumored, the Confeder
:ates were preparing for some new
High in the Cumberland mountains a
oldier in the blue and yellow uniform
-of a private of cavalry sat on his
*horse looking down on the valleys of
the Sequatchie and the Tennessee. A
iscarbine was slung over his shoulder;
aColt's revolver was at his hip. He
was long and lithe and gracefuL. About
him was an air of refinement seldom
found under a private's uniform ex
.cept during that war which called out
men from all classes, both in the
north and in the south. His hair was
liglit, his blue eye was restless and
4enoted its possessor-to be a man of
.great mental and physical activity.
As the soldier gazed down upon the
~expansive view different ex:pressions
flitted across his face. At one moment
-there was a serious look, such as men
wear oIl the eve of battle; at another a
ishrinking expression; then a dreamy
<one. He saw territory that lay beyond
the Union lines. He wondered what
warlike scenes were hidden down thet-e
within the blending of rocks and rivers
and undulations, lying calm and sweet
before- him that summer afternoon.
Were elusters of white tents there?
Were brigades, divisions, army corps
Now he thoughat he could hear a dis
tant creaking of caissons and gun car
riages. But he knew this could not be.
If they were there, they were too far
to be heard, The sounds never became
reai: The young man's fancies were
always broken by the actual rustle of
the leaves or some sound from the
furred or feathered inhabitants of the
Then a scene he had passed through
the previous evening came up before
He stood in the present~e of a general
.Of division-the finest specimen of phys
ical splendor of all the generals of the
-Union army-one who was a year later
to achieve the title of "the Rock of
Chicknmauga." The general was speak
t'ntg while his subordinate was listen
ing resp .fully and attentively.
-I a ree by the department
commanTder to find out what is going
on at Chattanooga. Our reconnoiter
ing parties -have thus far brought us
mothing except that there is no enemy
'very near. We are liable to be flanked
hand cut off from east Tennessee. See
t)ere!" He turned to a map spread
out on a pine table. "Here is Chatta
nooga; here the Sequatchie valley'; up
here to the n'orth is Knoxville, held
.by General Kirby Smith for the Con
federates. Here Is Cumberland gap.
If the enem~y is concentrating at Chat
'tanooga, he may not only hold It
- against a greatly superior force, but
can march right along here"-he traced
the route with' his finger--form a
juncture with General Smith at Knox
ville, and into Kentucky. Louisville
and Cincinnati will be in danger. For
rest and Morgan are hammering at
our communicatlons; we get reports of
immense forces of the enemy at Knox
ville; everything points to th3is or some
similar plan of campaign on the part
of the Confederates. If so, they must
be concentrating at Chattanooga as a
point of rendezvons."
The general paused; then looking the
soldier in the eye said impressively:
"You are the only man to whom I
casintrust so important a mission. I
c't order you, as you know, beyond
~our lines, except in uniform. Go as
far as you dare as a soldier; I leave
ath rest to you. Will you undertake
SA dRY11 WAR STCRY
to bring me the information we re
"I will, general."
"Very well. The fate of this army,
the success of the Union arms in the
west perhaps the prolongation of the
war. depend upon you."
The young man bowed, but said noth
"You will need a pass to get beyond
our pickets." The general drew a camp
chair beside a pine table and took up
a pen. "How will you have It writ
"'Pass Private Mark Malone'-that
name will do as well as any-'beyond
our lines at will.'"
The general wrote the pass and
banding it to Private Malone, "Go. and
God bless you!" he said. He took his
emissary's hand and pressed It heart
As the words. "Go, and God bless
you!" rang again in memory the soldier
touched the flanks of his horse lightly
with his great brass spdrs and began
to descend the mountain.
An hour later he entered the little
town of Jasper. Riding up to the tav
er he reined in his horse and let him
drink at the rough v.,oden trogh in
front. . A number of country people
were siting on the veranda, and every
one fixed his eyes on the soldier, who
qat on his horse looking about him
with as much apparent indifference as
If he were within the Union lines.
When the animal had drunk his fill
his rider cast 1e reins to a negro and
dismounted. Then. detaching his car
bine from where he had booked it to
his saddle. he took it in -bis hand and
tramped into the bouse to the jingle I
of his spurs.
Not a word was spoken. by those
watching in admirr on the strapping
young fellow with so young a face set
on so stalwart a frame. He pidd no
attention to them. but walked Into the
dning room and enlled for supper.
After devoting himself to a plate of
bacon and corn bread, with a cup of
chckory in lieu of cotfee (for the
blockade of' the southern ports had
stopped the flow of the coffee bean
from foreign countries), he walked out
on the gralery, and seating himself on
a wooden bench took a brierwood pipe'
and a tobacco pouch out of his pocket
and began to smoke.
Jasper was "no man's land." The
people living there and thereabout were
nearly all Confederate sympathizers.
but had learned to look for Union or
Confederate troops with an equal
chance of either. From the moment
of the soldier's arrival they had dis
cussed his coming in whispers. Sol-r
diers of either side usually .cante In
numbers. It was seldom that a single
trooper had the hardihood to enter the
town of Jasper alone, espgefally one
wearing the blue. Presently an old
man dressed in "butternut" got up
from his seat among the loungers and
approached the stranger for the pur
pose of reconnoiter:
"Reckon y' come from Decherd,
."You utns got many sojers .over
"1 don't rknow-"
'-Reckon thar's a powerful sight at
" A division perhaps."
"Thet's an all fired pert rifle o'
yourn. Wouldn't mind letten me han
die it. would y'?"
Mark cocked the piece, took off the
cap and handed It to his interrogator.
He still had his revolver, while the
man had a weapon which could not be
fired without a percussion cap.
"Waal, now, dhet's quar."
The man looked from the rifle to the
soldier, not knowing which to admire
most-the mechanism of the former or
the coolness of the latter. Then he
Ihanded, it back.
"You ain't no Yank."
"Why not?" .
"Yanks don't come down hyar all!
Falone. Besides a Yankee sofer wouldn't
ride a blooded nare like that a-one.
Morgan's men rides them kind o' crit
ters and wears them uniforms some
Mark smiled knowingly.
'You think I'm one of Colonel Mor
gan's men, do you?"
"Reckon yer one o' ourn anyway."
And the man walked away well sat
isied with his penetration.
The soldier got up. went into the tav
ern and paid for his supper with one
of the postal shinplasters used at the
time In lieu of silver; thien he came:
out and called for his horse. While
waiting he stood leaning against a post
of the gallery, maintaining the same
easy confidence that had characterized
him since his arrival. g'resently a ne
gro came around from the barn, lead
ing the slender legged mare, and the
soldier, sauntering up to her leisurely.
stroked her neck; then mounting. with
out once looking at his observers, he
But Private Malone's conflaence was
all assumed. He did not start on the
road te designed to foTlow; he trotted
off up the valley, Intending later to
find a path or a crossroad which would
take him southward to the Chattanooga
pike. He -juspected that the group he
was leaving would not suffer him to
ride that night in safety, and be did
not care to let them know his true
When he was riding in the open he
felt comparatively confident, but uPou
entering a thicket he would uneasily
reach down and,put his hand upon his
rifle. He knew the bushwhacker of
the period, and fancied that a rifle or
a shotgun lurked behind every tree.
The twilight was nearly faded. Mark
had gone about three miles from the
tavern when, nearing a fork in the
road, be heard:
Instinctively his hand went to the
handle of his revolver, for the sound
was near enough to indicate that a piq
tol rather than a rifle might be needed
"Air you uns the sojer ez tuk supper
at the tavern at Jasper?" asked a
voice, singularly soft for a bushwhack
"Well, suppose I am!"
"I know y' from yer,voice."
"How's that?" asked the soldier, puz
"Kind o' deep and smoothlike. Y'
mought as waal put up yer shooten
iron, I got a bead on y'."
"Well,- what do you want with me?"
"I'm one o' the Slacks. We're Union.
we Slacks air. They're goen to -drive
us out soon. I reckon."
"Union, eh? What are you-man,
woman, boy or gal?"
"I'm a gaL"
"The dickens! What are you stop
ping me for at the muzzle of a gun?"
"Lordy! How'd I know y'? Y'
mought 'a' ben a bushwhacker. I war
at the tavern whar y' tuk supper. The
landlord's wife, she's my aunt. I sor
y' come in and hearn' y' talken to old
Venables. They reckoned y' war Con
federate 'till y' paid in Yankee shin
plasters; then they reckoned y' mought
be Yankee after all."
Mark began to be interested. It was
now evident to him that tis person
ensconced behind a snake fence, hold
ing him under cover of a gun, was a
friend Instead of an enemy.
"I kem out hyar to tell y' 'bout it."
"Then let me see you as well as hear
A figure with a gun climbed over the
fence and advanced toward the soldier.
When It came near enough Mark saw
a girl who might be anywhere between
sixteen and eighteen. for her skirt
only reached to the tops of her shoes.
and her hair was cut square around
her neck. She came very near to him
and spoke in a low tone:
"Aftei- y' left the tavern'some on 'em
'lowed y' was Union..and'some on 'em
lowed y' was ('onfederate': leastaways,
they wasn't sartin. Uncle, he's, bad
an -budo oeeratfrteYn
kee. o b prsude seerl n'e
ter mount n follow '. hy a
gitenead, and he 'liped y'uta Uonh
barn and tuk my pony, what I rode
over pn this afternoon, 'ni Jakey's squir
rel gun (Jakey's my brotheri, what I
als carries when I ride round in
these hyar war times, 'n I makes
tracks cross country by. a trail I allus
goes to uncle's 'n comes bum agin
while the men air comen by the road.
I jestrode Sally Maria among the trees
thar and tl,pd her and squatted behind
the fence till y' come along and-Lordy
"What's the matter now?"
They were both quiet for a moment,
the girl's two big black eyes denoting
her anxiety. 'They could distinctly hear
the tread of horses acoming on a brisk
Without a word the girl seized Mark's
bridle rein and led horse and rider off
the road into the wood. At a short dii
tance behind a rise In the ground she
stopped. Mark was inclined to go on
"No. no." she said burriedly. "My
pony's right thar. If she ketches sight
o' your horse she'll whinny."
Mark dismounted. and the girl.
plucking a handful of grass, held it to
hishorse's mouth to keep her attention
from other matters that she might not
neigh and betray them. The two stood
looking at each other while~ the sounds
grew louder, dreading every moment
that either one of their horses might.
give the signal that would lead to their
dicvery. There were evidently not
less than half a dozen of the horsemen
on the road, altogether too many for
The men rode up to the forl of the
road. where they reined in their horses
for a parley. It was a question doubt
less which road the Yankee soldier had
taken. Presently they divided. one
party taking the left hand road to
Tracy City. the other the road leading
up the valley.
As soon as they were gone Mark
took the girl's hand and gave it a grare
"God bless you, my girl; you've saved
me from capture or being shot in the
back-shot, I expect."
The girl shuddered. She knew well
enough the fate he would have met if
his pursuers hhd overtaken him. They
would have come upon him warily and
shot him from behind a tree. When
the sounds from the retreating horse
men had died away in the distance she
(To be continued).
LODGE DIRECTORY. *
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' Woodmen of the World.
Maple Camp, No. 437, W. 0. W.,
meets every first and third Wednes
day eveing at 7.45 o'clock. ViOt
Ing brethren are cordially welcome.
D. D. Darby, Clerk.
T. Burton,. C. C.
Newberry Camp, No. 642, W. 0. W.,
meets every second and fourth Wed
nesday night in Klettner's Hall, at
0. 0. Smith, C. C.
J. J. Hitt, Clerk.
Amity Lodge, No. 87. A. F. N.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. U.,
meets every firt Monday night at 8
o'clock In Masonic Hall.
Visiting brethren cordially invIted.
Geo. S. Mower, W. M.
J. W. Earhardt, Sec.
Pignet Chapter, No. 18, . A. N.
Signet Chapter, No. 18, . A. 3.,
meets every second Monday night at
8 o'clock in Masonic Hall.
Fred. H. Dominick, E. H. P.
Harry W. Dominick, Sec.
Bergell Tribe, No. 24, L 0. . I,
Bergell Tribe, No. 24, I. 0. R. M.,
meets every other Th'ursday night at
8 o'clock at Klettnser's Hall.
0. Klettner, C. R.
3. H. baxter, Sachem.
Cateechee CounCil, 'No. 4, D. of P.,
Meets every Tuesday night at 8
o'clock. ,0. Kiettner, R. C.
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*CHURCH DIRECTORY. *
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Lutheran Church of the Redeemer,
Rev. Edw. Fulenwider, pastor
Praching every Sunday at 11 a. m.
and 8 p. m. Sunday school at 4 p. m.
3. B. Hunter, superintendent.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Rev.
A. E. Cornish, rector-Preaching av
ery 1st and 3rd Sunday afternoon at
6 o'clock and every 5th Sunday morn
ng and afternoon. 3. F. J. Caldwell,
lay reader-Lay reading every 2nd
ad 4th Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday
schook at 10 o'clock. 3. F. 3. Cald
Associate Reformed Presbyterian
Church, Rev. 3. W. Carson, pastOr
Preachirg every Sunday at 11 a. m.
Sunday school at 9.45 a. m. E. C.
Mayer Memorial Evangelical Luth
eran church-Preaching second and
fourth Sundays at 11 o'clock a. in.,
first and third Sundays at 8 o'clock
p. m. 3. D. Shealy, pastor. Sunday
school every Sunday at 10 o'clock a.
m. J. D. Kinard, superintendent.
Summer Memorial Evangelical Luth
eran church-Preaching first and third
Sundays at 11 o'clock a. mn., the second
and fourth Sunday nights at 8 o'clock.
3. D. Shealy, pastor. Sunday school
every Sunday at 9.45 o'clock a. mn. Jno.
C. Goggans, superintendent. Every
First Baptist Church of Newberry,
Rev. G. A. Wight, pastor-Preaching
every Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday
school at 4 p. m. W. H. Hunt," super
West End Baptist church, Rev. L. B.
White, pastor-Preaching every Sung
day night at 8 o'clock and every
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Sun
day school every Sunday at 10 a. m.
3. Y. Jones, superintendent.
- Central Methodist Church, Rev. M.
L. Banks, pastor-Preaching every
Sunday at 11 a. m. and 8 p. mn. Sunday
school at 4 p. m. Jas. F. Epting, sup
O'Neall Street Methodist Church,
Rev. A. M. Gardner, pastor--Preaching
eer fir.+ ecndand fourth Sunnday
at 11 a. m., and every second, third and
fourth Sunday at 8 p. m. Sunday
school 9.45. W. C. Bouknight, super
Preaching at Mollohon every first
Sunday night at 8 o'clock and every
third Sunday morning at 11. Sunday
school at 9.45. F. H. Jones, superin
Beth Eden Pastorate.
Service at Colony on second and
fourth Sundays at 11 a. m. Sunday
school at 10,a. m. T. J. Wicker, super
intendent. Beth Eden, first Sunday
11 a: m., and- third Sunday at 4 p. m.
Sunday school on first, second and
and fourth Sundays at 10 a. m., and
on third Sunday 3 p. m. J. C. Craps,
superintendent. St. James on th4rd
Sunday at 10.30 a. m., and first Sun
day 4 p. m. Sunday school every
Sunday afternoon. Sidney J. Mayer,
Jas. D. Kinard, pastor.
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One vacancy in the beneficiary
scholarships in the Citadel from New
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Next session begins September .20,
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