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CHAPTHm IX.
FIIEN 1)S.
T was plalin to me that I was In
the hands of that terrible war
time scourge of the south, i the
guerrilla. This band had been
made Up ii east Teinessee and had
moved out of their original Stapin jnig
ground to get away from their old
homes and filnd a better UIeld for pil
lage. iFrom the Cumberlind plateau
they could swoop down toward Nash
vi'le, Murfrecsboro, MeMilnnvIlle, Shel
byville. Fayette or lintsville and,
if chased, could easily take to the
mountains, where It was dittlicult to fol
low them. On one of their forays Tom
Jaycox and Pete lalliday hai got
wind of my whereabouts aind, with
several of tihe gang, including the man
I had shot, had(1 gone diown to look aftier
me. The country in and about tlunts
ville was too elvilized for open assas
sination, and Jaycox, after the failure
of the attempt on my life, had pro
cured iny arrest as a spy. Then fol
lowed the plan to kidnap tme and force
me into a payment of money before the
tinal revenge.
We bivouncked where we had met
the band on the plateau, under the
troes that waved above us, their
sproutlng lea ves lighted up by our
campfire. I lay awake the greater part
of the night. watching for an opper
tunity to escape, but one sentry after
another was placed over tie, and morn
ing came without my having nmnade the
attempt.
At sunrise we moved northward, as
on the day before, my captors still
keeping a strict watch over ie. Dur
lug the day Jaycox pushed on iII ad
vance. Why I did not know, but sur
mi sed that his going had somanet hi ng to
do with the pinin to plun(ler me.
The mnountains seenmed deserted.
Nt a humnan being did we see save
two women and a nIegro, all on horse
1t3ok. traveling in the sanme directiotl
as ourselves. I caught several gliipses,
ke n. though always at a distaiince,
a nd wondered how It was that "poor
wl:te trasb." to wNich class they np.
-earel to IIo:. could afford tine at.
teindance of a sla:v e.
When) we halted for the night, which
we did atN)ut ' o'clock in the afternoom,
tL.e captain came Up to me and told
me they were going to take mne to a
"Ilnt near iny old home, Knoxville,
whwre I would bo required to sigIn a
cloek for a large amount, all they
could sqUCeZe out of me, but if thnere
neenot suttlient funds to my credit
in the bank I must execute papers that
wvould enable him to (conlvert property
inmo money. If I would do as he wish
ed. tie would set me free. Thia I knew
to be a lie. The gang would tinid a pre
texit to murder moe whether I signed the
dr-ument or not.
lie left mne sitting on the ground,
lenning against a log, contemplating
the horrors of mny bituatlon. If I did
not pay my ralnsomtf, 1 shouid be mur
dered; if I paid it, I should be murder
edl. It was tiobson's choice. I made
up tny mInd that I would attempt to
escape, get shot and thus end a sltua
tion that was inoietinig on tne a mental
torture far greater than any physleal
L'an mortal ever endured.
Casting my Syes irnadvertently to
ward the road, 1 saw two womoen pass
ing northward arnd in another taun
recognize.d Chewn as those I had notieed
on the march. To miy surprise, one of
them turned and rude toward us. The
other hesitated, started on, turned and
followed her comnpanun. I noticed
something familar about their figures.
The coarnse texture of their jackets and
gowns and their unbecoming sunbon
nets were out of keeping with their
graceful carriage. "If these woe
knew," I thnought, "that they were en.
tering a guerrilla camp, they would be
stricken with t-error," When theoy
reached a point a dosen yard. distant,
they paused, the one in advance call
ing in a harsh voice:
"Can you una tell us how fa' 'tis t'
Tracy?'
Then beneath the homely check bon.
net, through tine olive darkening of her
complexion under the cheap calico, I
recognIzed Helen Stanforth. Hecr beau
tiful companIon was none othner than
my fascinating little friend whno had'
saved me from the impetuous wrath of
Captain B~ea umont--Jaqu elne Itutland.
Had a pair of angels come dowin
from heaven anid lit on my shoulders
I could not have been more astonished
I rubbed my eyes, thinking that mny yi
lion deceived me, but when I looked
again there was Helen sitting on her
horse, chatting with the guetrillas as
if they were ordinary persons, mnaking
commonplace remarks in excellent dia
hot, with which a long residience near
the mountains had made her familiar.
Jaqueline remainned a short dIstanice be
hind her. For awhile I feared that
Jaqueline would betray them both, for I
could see that she was trembling, But
pesently all terror seemed to leave her,
to brode up besIde Helen and began
tte hfothe men at ne atrcting the
'7#re a likely gal," said one of thn
a ht ,own offen that ritter and stay
"Oouldn't tinuk of it."
"Oh, yes, ye' gin." And he walked
~pand took bold of her bridle leIn.
"To' Jim Canfield." oied Skhe cap
tin, "let that gyr1 alone?"
-- The capt~ain advanced and invited the
tWrO visitors to alight, promising that
they should be respected, Jaqueline
buni a grateful look as he helped
off her -horso with tar more gal
ltry than might I)!ve been expected
frm te iad '0 this gang of ruf
hisl ldeed there was something inI
in
I&T
ENGE
By
ki, P. A. t.ITCHEL.
3attanooga," "Chickanmuga," Et.
othiers.
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ed him, though I suspect tile namI11e w:1
assumed-was au iinworthy iemibe
of some good southern ramily who hai
disgraced himself with his peers an
become a leader of those who were
like himself, devolid of principle, bu
in other ways his inferiors. Jaquelin
miust have divined ais mutich, for ni
sooner was she on terra firma than shi
slipped her arm through his and clunj
to him confidingly. Pete Ilnlliday, whi
seemed to be the next member of thi
band iII importance after the captain
awkwnardly attempted to gain som
iiiark of her favor, but Jaquelkie, witi
wotunnil's quick intuition, knew that I
filly ole was to he relied on it was 1111
gold and declined attention from an:
other.
"Who ar' yo'? Whal' did yo' com
from? What yo' doln hyar?" she aisket<
In her usual guiek way. "ilnin't ye
goli ' join our boys nn fight, fo' tl
bon1ny blue thig?"
The captaln looked a bit uttcomforta
ble. and as she lid :iskeld several (ues
tions to whihl a reply wotild be iI or
der hie replied to nionev.
"Clnn't yo' sing the 'l1iiny lilue 'lag
to' 'em, .inck ?" asked Ilelen. "itekol
yo'cl like to her her,." she edil to thi
grup. "She's right simalt t singin."
"lIteckoi." stidt .nck. "I)'yu' wn t t4
lear f''"
Thie mn111 were too sItlpid or. ratIIei
h1al not tle politeless to siy they dil
They stood and1ul g:lied. Jnek, who
could en sily see IInider her en foreel
gayety was badly frlgihtened, inaie
desperate effort and began to sinlg. l
her voice was so thin and trelibliij
that I thought every mnomlent she wouli
break downa. I lowever, when she eII nm
to tile last stliza she had regaine,
something of couthlence and ended th
song pretty well.
Sho had scareely finished when w
heard a pleking of banjo strings.
looked up and saw a boy and a negr
advancing toward us. I was not loll
in recognizing Bluck and Ginger, th
latter thrumming the instrument as i
came on.
"Whar's a house fo' t' git supper'
called the boy.
"Dunno. Hunt yer Own Supper," r
plied one of the men.
"Hali't you uns got nothiln that'
spar' ?"
"Reckon, but we haln't goin tt
spar' 't."
Buck started toward the camp, nll
Ginger followed him.
"I'm a-takin this nigger t' Spart
He's sold."
"Hain't ye' got that nigger offen y
hands yit?" enlled l'ete Ila!!!day.
Buck looked at the s[peaker ini a
Bumned surprise. "Waal, now, you ult
mus' bo the men01 we met yistId'2
Halin't yo' got yo' man offen yo' hand
yit?"
A grin passed over the f'aces of th
men.
"Don't yo' mind 'bout that man," rt
pled Pete Halliday, "er y'o'Il git inte
trouble."
"Whar does the nigger b'long?" asta
ed the captain.
"I'm takin him ter Sparty."
"Ye' don't keep him under clos
watch," said Pete.
"Oh, he haln't no runaway aligger
He's got me in char'ge's much's 1 go
him. H~e's b'longed to the fambl,
since befo' I was borned."
By this time the travelers had reach
ed the camp, 13uck's intelligent fac,
contrasting with the stupid look whic)
the negro was assuming.
TIhe man who cooked for the bani
was busying himself preparing supper
With one accord the two girls took holi
to help hin. Hie at once dropped bhi
impllements and gave way, while al
stood gaping at the unusual sight o
two women who, unasked, were cook
ing a meal for them. Helen occupie<
herself over the tire and managed at
iron skillet, the only cooking utenai
n3 camp, as dexterously as a chef. Jaci
Joo k the till dishles that composed thu
kit anid "t the tablo," an act hithert<
Unknown at guerrilla meals, Then
when supper was ready, they insistet
upon waiting on the Inen. No one0 ob
jected to this save the captain, whi
by his protest a second time inidicated
that he had seen better days and
knew something of deference to wo.
m~en.
The meal ended, the girls insisted or
Washingthe adishes.-J ,When there w ma
hOmere Worketo do..,Jnek sanig out:
Oli'ar the way, yoDtiuns, Uan'I'll give4
yo' a dance!"
A D)ANCi- I (in A11.IFE.
PE 0 prpoIon .was recr'i ed
" Yo' doni't .inean1 yo' kin
dance?"
"Reckon."
"'Good gal! Cl'ar 'the way fo' i
dance I"
"Y'o' Dlgger, l time that1 hanjo! 'Ti"
lucky fo' 70' yo' got 't, ,trings a11nial, et
We'd 'a' made strings quteun yer bli,."'
The camp Was on a cir'enar iJ-'e 4)
har'd ground so cut~ off from the Sunl bi
surrounding tree and bulshes thaint ln
grass grow. The few scalttered sPrut
Were soon~ cleared awray. Ginger sal
kwnV~ On the log which lay near' by
hwanged his banjo, tightening 0i
kboseniing si string, andisthen gavo a pre
Limntary flou1rish.
Jaqueline took off hor sunbonnel
threw it a few feet away and steppe<
on to the clearing.. There wero mingle
fear and deflarmee ill her face that at
my heart to IiSutteuring. Wi'ough 1 di
not know she was c'arrytrag out a pri
concerted plan, sonwhehow It got into ni
head that she was about to dance f<
my liberty'-in other words, flor my lit
The thought maddened me. An imipul
seized me to throw off the sk art
defy the whole band. Helen, saetag ti
tewterso'ej mraaedin mrn
The# World's Greati
For aforms of fovor take JOHNSOI
times better than quinine and does in
do i 10 days. It's splendid oures are I
made by quinine.
, COSTS s0 CI3N1
gave me'a look, partly Implot-ing, part
ly commanding, that recalled me to a
senDse of my helplessness.
Ja(uel'ne began sailing about, keep
Ing time to Ginger's music, moving
hither and thither with uncertain steps,
as a bird will flit back and forth before
* darting away in its (light, or as a musi
clan will sweep his fingers over a harp
before beginning his melody. Gradual
ly the imusic grew quicker, and Jack,
gathering confidence, forgot everything
but the flance.
t Since the entry of the two girls into
the camp I had suffered one terror aft
er another in quick succession, and
now it struck me that in case Jack suc
ceeded in fascinating this lawless group
some of them, fired with a desire of
possession, would break through all re
straint. I had been wonderstruck that
two defenseless girls should dare to
come among them, and now I was stu
pefled that Jack should dance before
thdm and that Helen should permit her
to do so. But who shall measure the
strength of woman's weakness? Moth
er Nature had taught Jack and Helen
their power, and they went about their
work with not a tithe of the fright that
possessed me.
Meanwhile Jaquellue had drifted in
to the dance and was whirling, bend
Ing, floating, every muscle alive with
its especial motion. At times she
would lull, poise herself for a moment,
then, like a fitful wind, start again
with renewed fervor. At no time could
there be discovered aught but delicate
refinement in her movements, and now
it was her purpose to attract without
exciting her spectators. Stimulated by
frequent bursts of applause and by
the rapt attention of the men surround
ing her, she found her main incentive
I in a far deeper, nobler motive, feeling,
I as she did, the critical situation, the
I dread responsibility, for a human life
resting upon her.
What a singular scenel The ring of
ugly faces momentarily softened by
the sight of grace and beauty; the cap
tain, his sharp face turning with the
dancer and following her wherever she
goes; Pete Halliday, standing with
I folded arms, lowering from under the
broad brim of his sombrero, grinding
his cluld; Ginger's black face gleaming
o with pride at furnishing the music for
o his young mistress. Inspiring her with
his own inspired melody; little Buck,
standing between two lank guerrillas
in "butternut," staring at his cousin
and forgetful of her danger in his inter.
est in her work; Helen Stanforth,
L, standing apart, her strong face wear
ing the expression of a general who
r watches a cavalry charge intended to
turn a position on which hangs the fate
d of the day.
The guerrillas, not one of whom
. would hesitate to slit a throat at the
slightest prospect of gain, were watch
y ig the little soubrette not only with
admiration, but with respect. Once
~. during her performance one of the men
5 applauidedi with a ribald remark. He
,* was standing by the captain, who
a stretched his arm, brought it down
wIth a backward stroke and sent the
a man sprawling. Jaqueline saw the
act and the approving looks of the out
.laws, who were In no mood to have
r their sport interrupted. The color left
her cheeks, but she kept right on, and
.the episode passed without further con
sequences.
At a moment when the attention of
a the men had become riveted upon01 the
dancer Ihelen, who had been gradually
working tier way froam the group to
t wardl me, camne and sat down on the
log behind Ginger, where she was par
tially screened by him. Watching her
. opportunity, she deftly took a revolver
from her pocket and concealed it in
the foids of her dress. With her eyes
fixed upon the group about Jack, she
waited for a burst of applause, and
when it camne, reaching back, she drop
pod tile weapon behind the log at my
feet; then, rising, rejoined the circle. I
pushed the revolver under the log with
the too of my boot, then kicked dust
andl leaves over it. This accomplished,
I bireathed the most comfortable sigh
of relict I have ever drawn In my lif.
The whole aituatIon seemed changed
by that little dust covered combination
of bits of metaL. Stooping, I slipped it
into tihe leg of my boot and felt that
half the battle was won.
At that moment the setting sun came
out from behind a cloud and shot
lances of light throughl the trees, cover
lug tihe group-tile beautiful and the
ugly, the good and tho bad, the refined
and( the vulgar--with glded splendor.
I saw but Jaqueline. The usual fitful
-(ontemuphating the horrors of mysta
tin.
ness of her disposition, her natural ex.
pression of careless iudifference, ha
given place to a se'rious intensity deL.
t noting a great purpose. Poising he(rself
between two mnovernints, thu gliding
rays shIone Onl her forehead. Then dlart
lng onl lIer toes to ano~thler part of the
r ring, a quick succession of lights and1(
shades passed over her brow, a glitter.
lng dIiadem of su~n fiashjes. Trruliy God
d Is a wvonderfuli artist, siIa.de ho can
Stouch even a dance with celestial pu
rity.
)8t' Fever lIedicine
'S CHILL AND PBVER TONIC. It is 100 1k
sin day what slow quiuino cannot
n stfril Ig contrast to the feeble cures
PS IP IT CURES. 9 b
--
ing hdr sunbonnet forward so as to c
conceal her faco from tho others, a
though they were too Intent on Jaque- f
line to notice her, she moved her lips, li
and though no sound came I knew she I
intended the word:
Near me was a tree, not far from d
that another, underbrush, bushes-just 1
the cover through which to make a re- Z
treat. I could easily get down behild 1
the log. crawl Into the thicket and il
away. Now for the first time the pur- g
pose of dear Jaquellue was fully III)- ii
parent. V
But how could I leave these friends 8
who had risked so much, acconplished p
so much, for me? I stood still and I
shook my bead. 0
Again Helen looked an order for me g
to go. C
"Not without the others," I whis- r
pered. V
Sitting down on the log so as to be e
nearer to me, she replied in a ilow V
voice: 1
"We will leave here when you are I
safely away. She will dance oin to keep I
them from knowing you have gone. We i
have planned It so." C
"They vill know you conilved at my c
escape and iurtder you." I
"Why should they? (,o at once, or I t
shall contsider you an i ingrate." 1
She loopked so anxious, they had all I
made such a noble effort lit my behal',
that I Could not find it In my heart to
(11apn1)Olt thema.
I slippe-d belhind the tree, dropped to
the grouiid ind wriggled like a snake
through the uinderbrush; then, rising, I
dar(ed away.
A dozei yards-fifty-a hundred. The I
tinusle of Cinger's hanjo dies as sudden
ly as the clang of a bell on a passiig
oniglue. Will one uinute or live pass
before I am missed? A distant burst of
applailuse-God iess the dear little C
diticer! Before m1e is all opent space,
thent a dense Ce1inmp of trees. If I can ')
reachlI that tic'ket I can muake a quick I
d igrssioni. and this Imlay throw my
pursners off may track.
A conifusion of yells, a bullet whis
tling by my ear. I reach the wood and
ptusht on through it, not daring to lose
distimce by digression with an enemy
close behild me. My 'eet becoming
entangled In a vine, I stutumble and fall.
A weight comes (lown) onl me, crushing
the breath out of me. It is all over.
Panting, bleeding, white as a ghost,
I an led back to the guerrilla camp.
"Shoot im1!"
"G1imme a rope ofTen that pack mule!"
"Tie him on a critter an send him
down the mounting!"
A babel of brutal suggestions camne
from the difTerent members of the
aind. sotiuniing to mae. stutnned as I
was, like fini randoni shots at the
slaughter of a "forlorn hope." Amid
tle cluior I Saw but oe sight-Helen
and Jack locked] in each other's arms,
paralyzed with terror.
"Stand back, men!" cried the cap
tain, pushing his way toward mec.
"Have yo' forgot the money?"
"Stand back!" roared Halliday. "Ho
belongs to me an Tom Jaycox! We
tuk h im!"
The captain's authorIty, thus support
ed, sav'ed me from immediate death.
A*
P~anting{ and bleedinuj, I <tm led budi to
flhc yucrrilla campDbJ.
Trhe men wiho were crowding around
me gave way, a cordl was brought, and
my wrists and ankles were secur'ely
nound. No oneo seemed to suspect that
Jack's dan11ce hail anything to do with
miy flight, except tha t I had takent ad
vantage of the relaxed viglance to
mnake the attempult. Hav'ing tied me,
they threw me to the grounid. Halliday
giving mue a parting kick; a man was
deputed to watch me, and the band, ac
customned to such episodes, left me to
turn agalin to what was far more inter
esting to them.
(TO DE CONTINUED.j
PRISONS NORTH AND SOUTH.
An Unfair Parallel Between the
British and the Confederate
Prisons.
The New York Worldl intimates
that the alleged cruel treatmtetnt of the
old men andt b)oys in the Boer prisont
camtps in Ilermuuda will revive recol- ~
lec jions of Andersonville. That isa
most unfair parallel. T1hte British
governtment has abundant mteans at
its comunmnd to provide good food in j
ample (Juantities for thte Boors who
have bieeni captured and sent to mill
L~ary prisons. There can be0 no j ustifi
eationi for the failure of the British
g~overnmeint to supply thte captivesB
with wholesome rations three times a
dlay. If supplies cannot be obtained
itn litmuda they can be bought in the
Uniited States or sent from England.
1t is not a matter of ability to) pride~~
too'l, for Great Britain is one of the
riceist nations in the world and~ has
gold entough to feed a great manny more
loers than have surrendered or have
bteen captured.
As regards the Confederate States
rely different. In the labt years
ic civil war it was almost impossib
)r the Confederate government I
apply Its own troops with the laine
Ind of food. Women and childre
rere compelk d to live on half ration
little cornmeal and a small piece 4
Adly cured bacon made a meal whit
i the last days of the Confederacy w<
onsidered a luxury. The ports of tt
outh were blockaded, and no suppli4
ould be obtained from without. F<
year Lofoie the collapse of the Col
,deracy the Southern States wei
terally on the verge of starvatlo1
Inder such ponditions, when it w1
npossible for the Confederate gover:
icnt to provide food for its own SC
iers in sufficient quantities, it con
ot, of course, supply the thousands
[orthern soldiers who had been ca
nied with the abundant and appeti
ig rations which the Washingt<
overnment had no difficulty in provi
ig. Because of its inability to fei
ie captives when its own people we
Larving, the Confederate governmei
roposed an exchange of prisonei
Ipon the advice of General Grant at
ther commanders the United btat
overnment refused to make an e
hange. " Every Confederate prison
eleased from a Northern prison
rrotc General Grant in effect, will r
niist In the Confederate armies, at
re will have to light them again
tather than take this risk Preside
Aincoln concluded that it would I
etter to leave the Northern prisonc
a the South despite the insutlicien
,f supplie8. It would have been ca
nough to bring them to the Nor
vhere there was no lack of food.
he United States government h
>ecu as solicitous about the welfare
hese captives then as it was lat4
vhen the war was over, it might ha
aved the lives of some of these u
ortunates.
Notwithstanding the )overty of t
outh and the scarcity of food in t
Rst years of the war, it is a signi
ont fact that the number of C
ederate soldiers who died in Northc
irisons was greater than that of Nori
rn soldiers who died in Southe
orisons. There was no" lack
>rovisions in the North-no dearth
omfortable clothing, no reason w
>risoners should not have been hoalti:
he conditions at Andorsonville ir
tave been far different from what tl
hould have been. But the same c
>e said, with less excuse, for North(
)risons. The mortality statistics pr(
his beyond question.---New Y<
Iarper's Weekly tells a good st,
it the expense of William Gillette,
tctor, who hired a yacht one sumr
1nd set eail from New York for a crr
>n the Sound. The vest el was not
Ictly a cup contestant.. A week o
ifter leaving port Gillette and his pa
:lrifted leisurely toward a point of la
at. the end of which Sait a solC
Yankee, fishing. In a few hours
boat passed the point, and the tisl
man aroused himself from his conti
plation to ask: "Where are ye fron
" New York," replied Gillette, wit
yachtsman's pride. " How long
" Since August 1 ." T1he Yankee
turned to his contemplation, and
yacht kept on drifting; but along
the afternoon there came a voice o
the water, andl it asked: "W
year?"
The pastor of a church in Atchrie
K(an., has resignedl because the woi
of his flock wanted to make a lad1
man out of him. " I am willing,'
saidl to an interviewer, " to make e
on the sick or afilicted, but I am
01l1 to get mixedl up in society.
women want one to dance attenda
and take sides in their qjuarrela, bi
ain't a-going to (do it. All I war
for them to pay me the $100 they o
andl I will go to another church th
waiting for me."
Isidlor Rayner, who is a promnin
member of Admiral Schley's cour
before the naval court of inquiry
an old1 acquaintance of the admi
D~uring his long service in Congri
where he representedl the Fourth Mi
landl district, consisting of several ]
Limore wards, Mr. Ray ner was in el
touch with the leading line officers
the navy, many of whomi he isi
mately acquainted with. Mr. R1e
is a graduate of the University ofi
ginia and has been a conspicuous m,
ber of the Baltimore bar since 1870
PAVORITE PRESCRIPTI(
"I am so thankful for what I
Pierce's Favorite Prescription 1b
lone for me," writes Mrs. John
smith, of Slocan, B. C., Box 5
'It cured me of a disease wi<
vas taking away all may strenagt
aelped mec through the lonag mionti
efore baby came and I have a b
trong baby girl, the mnost health
.nd happy of all my three."
lAKES TIlE DIFFERENC
)f
CA
i The Kind You Have Alw
in use for over 30 ye
isi
[I.
i'd j/
Df All Counterfeits, lmital
p- Experiments that trifle
Z- Infants and Children
Oil
*What is
to
at Castoria is a harmless
se gorie, Drops amd Soot]
( contains neither Opiivn
es substance. Its age is I
and allays Feverishnes
Colic. It relieves Teet!
and Flatulency. It as
id Stomach and Bowels, I
The Children's Panace
ut
be CENUINE CA!
rBeare
By 1er
th
If
[1d
of
Ve
:e The Kind You
li In Use Fo
l- THt COgauR COMPAI
rn
.ht
rn
of
of A Ferris wheel at the Fair gr
by at Flint, Mich., fell and fatilly it
ty. four people. Four cars, each cai
,ay four persons, were swinging in tl
ey when one of the supporters c
an frame work gave way, letting il
-rn tire contrivance down with a t
Ive crash.
nik
We have a number<
Le| Elegant Lines of
iier
Mc
eise
1 . Ladies Oxfoi
rt~y
nd,
Inn Which we are determi
the ed to close out. Amo
icr
m- them are several lots
" $3, $2.50 and $2, whi
, a we will close at $2.25,
and $1.50.
the Will also close some i<
' of $1,50, $1 and 75 e
ha goods as follows: $i.
black Kid Oxfords at
tans 75c. $1~ black l<
on, Oxfords at 75c, tans 54
"lf 75c black Kid Oxfor
he 50c, tans 25c.
ails
too
Pride & Patt
it 1
is Greenville, S. C.
we,
tsTHE YOUNGBLC
otLUMBER COMPA
, i Ovvzcz AND WORKS, NonrTIIAUGUsTJ
sa Doors, Sash, Blinds and Bul
r-Hardware.
05( FLOORING, SIDING, CEILING
t- INSIDE FINISHING LUMB
ner IN GEORGIA PINE.
i- tln ioCorrespondence given pron
.FEE-M Medicated Cig;
AND
EE-M Smoking Tobac
For users of Tobacco that su ffer w~
tarrh, Asthma, or Bronchitis. Wejy
tee an absolute and permanent<
Catarrh and it, is the only known i
for Biay Fever. I f your druggist or
does not keep it, write EE-M 0 ., A
Ga., for Free Bam pie Trade suppi
Carpenter Bros'., Greenville, 8.
C rutchtield & Trolleson, Snartanbui
Agents Wanted
For the "1,1FE OF BOOKElt T. V
INOlTON." Written by himself.
body buys; agents are now mak in,
$100 per month ; best book to 8211 to
edi people ever pubilished. Write for
rsnd 2-4 cents for outfit and be
nc.Please mention this papei
.dress
as J. L. NICHOLS & CO., Atlant
ci Feel Badly? fr 1adg
-I Dyspepsla, Want of Appetite. la
11, Strength. Lack of Eniergy, &o.? '1
13few doses of
ig Murray's Iron Mixtur
Ly
A Genuine Blood T1onic.
TiIKCM UItItA Y D)ItUGCO..Co.uxnu
IT WILL. COST YOU ONLY ON)
"R EX
The quality, the guarantee, the pi
plysay, "IC.EX," and sig
Dexter Broom
PRLZ7RR .
SN ..A.
ays Bought, and vhich has been
mrs, has borne the signature of
nd has been nade under his per
onal supervision since Its infancy.
LlloW no one to deceive you in this.
ions and "Just-as-good" are but
With anid endankger the health of
Experience against Experhment.
CASTORIA
substitute for Castor 011, Pare
king syrups. It is Pleasant. It
a, Morphinje nor other Narcotic
bs guarantee. It destroys Wornis
s. It cures Diarrhoea, and Wind
aing Troubles, cures Constipation
similates the Food, regulates the
Oiving healthy and natural sleep.
tr-The Mother's Friend.
STORIA ALWAYS
the Signature of .
Have Always Bought
r Over 30 Years.
BY. TV Munn"Y STRECT, Maw YORK CITY.
)un(s Coleman-Wagener
Jured
rying Hardware Company,
M air,
f the (Successors to C. P. Poppenhelm),
10 en- Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
errific Arms, Ammunition, Agricul
-- tural Implements and
Hardware
Of every kind and description. Send
postal for Prices.
King Street, Charleston, S. C.
Ids FALL STYLES
From the Up-To-Date Carpet House,
1517 Main Street, Columbia, S. C.
ag MUTUAL CARPE T CO.
at Write us for Samples of anything in
ch our line. Goods shipped anywhere in
$2 the State free of freight. We are al
ways busy. No dull days with us.
)ts When in Colunmbia, come and see us.
Its Anybody can show you the place.
52,4500.00 IN GOLD GiVECN AWAY
to our agents besides the re ular commis
id miions, for selling our splend dline 1101.
D) iY BOOK8 or 1901. No big prizes to
)C. a few, but every agent gets a share. Fif
d teen years' business record back of this of
S e.Handsome sample-case outfit only
35 cents, delivered.
Order outfit and secure choice of terri
tory at once. Address D). E. LU'IHICR,
PU B. CO., At lanta. Ga.
O f A $50 lNVESTMENTr
That will pay $25 to $100 Dividends
Monthly is a thorouigh, practical Busi
___ness or Shorthand training at
D Stokes' Business College.
tic Write or call for Catalogue and full p~ar
1199 King street, Charleston, 8. (1.
s. C, A Business Course.
Iders. Bookkeeping, complete course..$25 00
Stenography and Typewriting, com
AD plete course-.................. 3000
ND Posiions secured for graduates without
ER charge.
CH A R LESTON COM'L 80100,
J. V. MAsoN, PRnINCii'A L. CHARLISTON, S. C.
pt at--______________
irs A Young Man
Should attend a college with an establish
ed reputation. A dipiloma from Converse
Coninmercial School makes it easy to secure
0 the best positions. Thorough work; best
equipment; positions guaran teed.
ith C- Adress B. W. O3ETS1NGER,
uaran- Sparlanburg, S. C.
:ire of
emedy
1(5 1unageSH00 *SHORTHfAND
Chee BoardIUONS.
color- M1ONEY TO LOAN
as'On farming lands. Easy payment. No
Ad- commissIon, chargedi. Borrower pay so
'tusl oost of perfectin loan. Interest 7 per
Cent up, according ~o securi ty.
a. Oa. JNO. Bt. PALMECR & SON,
CJolnmaua.8. 0.
suff.r fl(BITIONl POSITIONs II NO OHJ BUT
ss of antrooarosltionJaekodb 1600 Gouse
'ake a unexcrled Hotr ny tmo n taloo fo
CoI.ar nA. 8. C
' M ', I"EAT's Send For Catalogue.
COULEGEAddress W. Hi. Macfeat
' (OilicIal Court Stenog
L, 13. C CoLU~mnA, S. C.) rapher,) President.
C CENT TO FI ND OUT ABOUT THE
M ATTR ESS;"
-icop, and the sizes. Drop us the postal; aim
n your name in full, gIving ftddress.
and Mattress Co.,
- i 6.

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