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Here's to you boys in khaki,
Here 's to you boys in blue;
Here's to the battles you've fought and won,
Rishin your lives as though it were fun,
Our hats are of] to you.
Our boys are returning victorious;. Let's give
th sIuch a welcome as they Ilever had efore
Bring out the very fziest fadhtted calf, and
don't forge; a few cold bottles of tieir favorite
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IN RAILROAD WRECK ;
Rear-End Collision on New York
PUILMANS AltE SAIASIII)
Work (if Idlenitifying lead Slow e
eaiuse or M langle'd C:onditionl of
Batavia, N. Y., Jan. 1 2.-T'Iwenty,
One persons11 wer'e killed aund thiree
were seriously injuredi in a rear'-endl
colhision oni the New Yor'k CentralI
Ratilr'oad~ at South Byron, six mils
eaist of Hatavia, at 3:36 o'clock tis
morning. Both trains were west-u
bound, running libhind their schetdule.
I'ram No. 11 , known aIs the South
western Lim ited, ran into the rear
<>f traim 17, the Wolverine, while tI
latter was at a standstill, pireparator ~
to taking on a second engine for th'u
rtin upi the steel) gradle hetween Sout
Byron and Batavia.
Up to a late hour Lonight onlya
few of the twe'nty-one dleadl had be en
(enti fied, tihe mangleti condition of
the bodies and the absence of cloth-l
ng making the work or ide'ntification
(low andl dillicutlt. All of thle facili
Lues occuirredl in tho Inst cvar of the '_
TIhe rear Pul lman, at steel car, was
'eduiecd to 'ompillete( wreckage when
he engine hiit, the tupper part of the
'ond coach from the end was torn)
riiits truicks andii, li fting slightly,
imashedl dirieetly through the ((enter
>f the rear2 coach for i t.s entire length,
weepinlg t he berths and sea ts into a
'om tet pile of wreek age. In to this
lebris the piassengers were tightly
.'edged anrd the c'ond it ion of the hod ies
ndicate that the tieath of most oft
heam mutst have been almost instant.
Not at sleeping pasisenger ini the ('iar
sea ted deatIh r serious injury.
C ontl i in Sta tenments.
There a peua rs to be some conflict
ettween the st atements of ra ilroad0
flicialIs and 1'0ngineer ,John leried ley,
f the Southwe'st 'n, as to the irespon
ibil it y of the dI~ist er. The irailIroad (I
me is say Lbhat the 'ear of thei stand
cooD0 0 sT ekoe
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Told by Herself. Her Sin
cerity Should Con
Christopher, Ill.-"For four years I
suffered from irregularities, weakness,
nervousness, a n d
was in a run lown
condition. Two of
our best doctors
failed to do me any
good. I heard so
much about what
pound had done for
others, I tried it,
and was cured. I
am no longer ner
vous, am regular,
--a n d in excellent
health. I believe the Compound will
cure any female trouble. "-.Irs. ALICn
HELta-:, Christopher, Ill.
Nervousness is often a symptom of
weakness or some functional derange
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famous root and herb remedy, Y,,di
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compould, a
thousands of women have found b
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jured, troe electricity burning under
the ring almost to the bone. There
were scars on his body and legs.
Albert Stogner, agei eleven years,
son of Mr. and Mirs. W. C. ; egner,
suffered a severe and painful acci
dent a few days ago. The little boy
was playing with a parlor rifle, and
by some means the weapon was ac
ceidentally discharged. The ball struck
Albert in his right eye. There are
fears that the eyeball will have to be
removed. Illis father carried him to
see )r. l'arker at Charleston and
brought him back a few days ago.
ONLY DOZEN MORE NEEDED
Chicago, Ill., Jan. 13.--California.
anl Washington today ratified the
national prohibition amendment to the
Constitution meaking twenty-four
States to act favorably on the basic
law proposed. Colorado, which had
been reported as ratifying, was dis
covered to have acted irregularly an
the Colorado Legislature will recon
'welve (more States are needd t.
ratify the proposed amendmnent t.
make it a part of the Constitution
The louse of the Arkansas Legis
lature and the Senate of the Indiana
L egislature today voted for the
amell1ndmeint and the Illinois house
will take u) the question tomorrow,
the Senate already having passed it.
A parliamentary move in the Cali
fornia Legislature will keep the
measnre fron the Governor for a
time but advocates of the amendmllent
said today "that action could not be
-y that has dlistiniction
er words, gold work
IL s that you cannot
we predlict thait
air fromi our store
s later, if able,
~in good( Jewelry
only the best.
r Do Hiatch
- many nlicles and (dimles.
f this baink---paying interest on
is an interest in li e.
ireate that interest.
Wolverine was protected by the
ck system and that, in addition,
flagman, with a lighted fuse, was
it back along the track.
Engineer Friedley says the block
s clear when his train entered it.
reman Brill backs him up in this
Dnly three passen';ers in the rear
teh escaped death. 'Phey were Mr.
I Mrs. Nathan Lichterman, of New
rk, and an unconscious woman, said
the railroad authorities to be Miss
)rda Doherty, of Flint Mich. Sit
usly injured, they were taken to the
IEleven bodies were released from
wreckage about noon and brought
undertaking establishments here.
ortly after 3 o'clock nine addition
bodies were brought in, and it was
i(l there were no more in the wreck
l'ASTiOl )IES IN l' PIT ~
i. .1. II. I)ixon Stricken in ('har
Charlotte, N. C., .an. 12.--In the
esence of his cong' regat ion, the I1ev.
II. I)ixon, of this city, died suden
today in l'eggt 1am Street. Presbyt!
mn Church just a fte-r he entered the
ilding to preach his morning ser
:)n. IHeart trouble wea assigned tas
e caut'ts of (Iath. Mr. Dixon was
qty-six years old, was educated at
'skinc College, )ue Vest, S. C.. and
nion Theological Seminary, F ich
and. Va., and had he'lud pastorates in
Rt. J. H. IIAWKiINS
PAINlliLi.,Y IN.Il UIEI)
Hartsville, Jan. 12 .-.--1)r. .1. II. Hlaw
its return'd last Friday from )r.
cLeod's infirmary, at Florence,
here he had spent several weeks
idergoing treatment. Sunday morn
g, Decenber 22, about 9 o'clock, the
tetor was in his room alone. A
culiar and distressing accident hap
ned. In some way the infirmary
came charged with electricity. The
wetor with one hamid caught hold of
e foot of the bed and with the othe
ok hold of a piece of furniture neat
e hed. This com' pleted a ciren it an
fell unconscious. iHe lay in thi
tnditiont nrob;ably fifteen minutes
oning to himself, he uttered lout'
roons, which attracted the nurses
little Ion ser and the doctor believes
is life w< dd have gone out.
Your corr3spOn lent called on the
cit im at his home. on North Fifth
reet, last Tuesdav. IIe found the
("tor rstimg well. lie was .howr
le scars and burns. His hand war
annl:oled. A finger on the left. hand
nt wlhiclh was a ring was badly in..
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We carry Jewell
T 1ME1 proves thle r<
worth of Jewelry and
I the putrchlaser this ye,
will returni fifty year
.and( (do the same tin
There is valuse
and( we carry
But a ntest-egg in a bantk, haitchet
A nest-egg of dlollars hatches oul
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Set it to work hatching intreest.
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