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THE 8AND DUNES.
Tiir dimes, the gray dune*,
They ertll iny heart from iiig
'iVv eu I it when the world in light,
Ttloy wtii.<|?!jr it when fulls the nighj^
Viu'y uall tue to tho aoa.
Oh. th<- s:uid dunes, tho gray duties,
"Vi < there that 1 would be; I
Where low and white tho wavelets run.
auu oviT sill round, red suit
Slips slowly to the sen.
Al?! tlx- sand chinos, tho gray dunes,
"A'is there I sni.l goodby;
Tlf moon wud liku a pnlo, cold thing,
Ti?? pool beyond n silver ring,
The wuvolets' song u sigh.
Ah! tho sand dunes, the gray dunes,
They wring my heart so sore;
The level sand honeatli the rain,
Tlie glory of tho day's slow wane?
I'll never si*e them more.
?New York Tribune.
J FTArf* $
I Red Flannel Patch,f
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? IT CONTb'AI.K!) THE TUAUKDY OK A i
yj HUMUL.K I.IFK. i J
+40*<i>C0Q>G+<H?*+ + 0<>f>+4>4<H ,
In the "wee short hours ayonk tho j
ouo morning recently lialf a
dozen newspaper men gathered, as
was their custom, in one of Breaduray
s restaurants to do justice, at
-wtoat would be called an unseemly
Lour by the Now York day worker, to
n "square" meal. After dining wisely
one of tliein remarked that Eugene
l?*ield had stirred more latent sympathy
in the hearts of the reading
public with his "Little Boy Blue" than
any newsapcr man he knew, and this
led to the telling of an incident that
had occurred the daj before to J. The
story was told to J. by a friend, who
had hastily jotted down the facts:
"Tonio Salavatore, organ grinder.
This is tho name and occupation of
nim who nas disturbed my daytime
Bleep, lias tortured my overstrung
erves when awake, and has sent rolling
through my brain a confused and
confusing jumble of sounds, very unmusical
at times, from 'The Little
Widow Dunn' to a distorted creation
of 'I.,es Ilameaux' by some hand-organ
builder who sought sound rather than
truth of composition. You night work#>r>-.
whrt /.* ?.? l.>
, .? iu oivcij 11 ci v i; lui'iu \jii |
?d?e and blue pencil poised ready to 1
attark the weakling reporter's contribution
to the daily paper, have perliops
heard and cursed Tonio Salvatore
fcr grinding out his discordant
organ notes, have turned restlessly on
prour pillows, or made a feint to grasp
BJiything within reach and hurl it at
Tao. unsuspecting disturber of your
Test, and then calmly pulled your bedni-ni
?n?f l-.no.lo t..
...... Wt VI J w*n ilVMlVlO, IU <l-,ill .
intii your restless sloop, with 'fooais' (
and city editors and news editors chasing
one another through your ever a t5vo
hrains. lfoar my story of Tonio,
and perhaps you will say, 'Such a
Hung as that organ grinder carrying
the faded photograph of a dead daughter
on t'.ia cover of his organ never I
entered ;:iy head.'
"Tcnio riaivaloro and his wife are j
Sicilians of the bettor class, with a son
.ar.n naugnt.cr rengteuses in Italy. Ton- l
io is 7:? years old. and his wife is 7:'.. '
Miuftiru ics occur under tlto Dalian 1
blue <lome an under the American gray '
dome, and so Tonio, with his wife and
daughter of 1G years, chose to seek a
new life here. For an old Italian, with
the artist sense of music, sculpture
iJK'J carving, there are few opportunities
in New York, and menial positions
are not always open to an Italian
patriarchal in appearance and with
ll(i 1< }! 11W ll?fl L"?> of lilnrrliull 'Tllii nl'iron 1
the organ/ liis now found friends sag- j
Rested <iK a moans to earn his livelihood,
meagre though the income bo |
frt ni the daily trudging up and down '
and across Now York's busy streets, j
and. so that little Battista and her 1
mother might retain the shelter provided
for them with the money
hrought from home and now exhausted,
Tonio procured, by paying a small daily
rental for it, an old time organ,
nusKy, noarsf and disct niant. or tone,
auid, with Huttista assisting him iti
drawing I ho burrow on which the or4;tui
rested, ho started on tlie path from
which Victory was sidetracked, and
the ctid of which was the Grave of
Hattista.
"i saw the shivering Tonio and Hattista
last NoVomher in the street in
which I live, she wit.ii a thin plaid
Kbawl drawn around her attenuated
figure, and Tonio grinding away, with
IU.W lutmiiiK UP Ul III*? WirKIOWS
for the chance contributions of lovers
of b'.s music, or of haters of it, who,
with a wavo of one hand and the < !?>sely
wrapped penny thrown by the other
lhanii rircling in the air, demanded
that, lie move to another house or another
.'treet, and then looking lovingly
at Kattista as she ran to pick the
penny Horn the street and hand it. to
liini. At times Tonio gave a searching
glance at. his daughter and dropped
ids head until the stubby gray beard
rested on bis breast, then quietly lifted
the hand which held the organ upright.
allowtne the instrument i<? re?f
on his body, and placed it on tho girl's
tfboulder, smoothing the plaid shawl
?nd beaming on ln>r with his dark
Italian eyes.
Yesterday, on Broome street, west of
the Bowery, I saw Tonio. Battistn was
not with him. and ho was trudging
Along, pulling his barrow and organ,
the covor of tho organ next to him
tmving a red patch over it to cover
a rent in t.ho cloth, I thought. Organ
and barrow seemed to mo to have
doubled in weight, Judging by his bpnt
back ami tenso muscles. Ho stopped
4/> grind his Instrument, hut gave no
film of heinsr interested in anvfhtrn
going 011 around him. ills head was
bent nn<l his chin rested on his
breast. He waa alive, that won all.
An 1 was Interested in Dattlsta and
In him when I saw them in the beginning
of tho winter, I made bold to
stand near him, and noted tho change
In his appearance. He remembered, I
fmppoeio, having seen me somewhere
on his daily travels, especially *\s I
had always contributed to Uattista a
coin of some denomination, and he
Mfted hl? old cap to mo. He ceaaed
churning out hla mimic, and I stopped
L flow to him and tried to convoy my
^ thoughta In English to him regarding
^ lata daughter. He ?ouldo't understand
opfB what I meant to convey until
I pointed to a llttlo Italian girl passing
by, and then he knew I was making
inquiries about Battista. Ho lifted
his hat slowly from his head, extended
one hand to me, grasping mine quickly
and pointed to the patch of red on
me wiyiui cover, i looked at nun inquiringly,
and tried to tell Mm I desired
to know more. Me motioned to
nic to step to the street from the sidewalk,
and when I did so ho lifted the
piece of flannel which I had stippcsed
was put on to cover a rent, but which
I now noticed was sewn on the top
only, and disclosed the faded reproduction
of Hattlsta's face, younger looking
than when I had seen her, and plumper.
She was dead. 1 turned to look at
Tonlo, but his eyes were covered with
his hands. Ills loss was great, I knew,
for I also felt a loss."?New York Tribune.
HEALTH IN HATLESSNESS.
The Sun on the Hair Kills Microbes?
Ventilation Cures Catarrh.
From an article which appeared in
Cosmos and translated for the Literary
Digest we learn that the new fashion
of going without a hat is not limited
to this country. According to
the writer, it lias evervthinsr hvaion
ically in its favor and the arguments
against it need only be stated to bo
refused. He says:
"The mass of hair that covers the
top of the In til is a feature of the
human race in both sexes and appears
to be; one of its most stable physical
eharacteristics. Nevertheless <>ng
observation is unnecessary to prove
that this characteristic is weakening
and that the vigor of the hair is decreasing
ill man TMr?xu n nnnotinn
presents itself: Is this due to transformation
of the species or must we attribute
the fact to man's habits? This
second solution appears to be correct,
which is consoling, since it allows us
to hope that the evil may be checked.
This loss of hair that has become
more striking from one generation to
another by heredity is due, according
to some scientists, to the habit of
i-uvuring vnu Head.
"This habit must affect I ho hair injuriously
in three ways: (1) Hy depriving
if of the lnY-i-iving light of the
sun, of free ventilation and of the
movement of the hairs by air currents;
(2), by pressure on the small
arteries of the scalp, which bring
nourishment to the hair; (I!) finally.
oecuuse mi ncaa coverings are an excellent
culture medlium for microbes
and facilitate their development.
"The promoters of this reform arc
meeting at the outset with certain
objections: (1) To uncover tlio head
ma- bring on colds, neuralgia and
rh -umatisni. They answer that colds,
etc., are of mierobian origin
nnd cannot come from the scalp. CJ)
As for neuralgia and rheumatism,
they are convinced that if the habit
of leaving tlio head uncovered is ad
onted in vonlh these troubles wll ih.i
follow. In fact, they say tho uncovered
parts of the heat, are not subject
to them any more than the covered
part?less perhaps. (3) So far as the
incontestable danger of exposing the
bare head in the sun is concerned
there are many ways of avoiding this
without, smothering the scalp. (1)
Tho -fear chat septic bodies may be
deposited on the uncovered parts, especially
in cities, certainly deserves
consideration, but care in the toilet
will enable us to escape the consequ
on cos. (.">) Finally the foar lesl the
hair should ho injur* <1 hy sun, wind
or cold has no serious basis, since
unprotected parts of the head are covered
with vigorous hair."'
Boxing the Ears.
Thorn are several things very commonly
done which are extremely injurious
to the ear, and ought to he carefully
avoided. One ol' these is the
practice of boxing children's ears.
The passage of the ear is closed by a
thin membrane, especially adapted to
be inttuenccd by every impulse of
the air, and with nothing but the air
to support it internally. What, then,
can hi? more likelv to in turn this; mom.
brane than a sudden and forcible compression
of the air in front of it? If
any one designed to break or over
stretch tbe membrane, a more efficient,
means could scareceiy be devised than
to bring the hand suddenly and ford'
bly down upon the passage of the ear,
thus driving the air violently before it,
with no possibility of its escape without.
the membrane giving way. Medical
authorities assert that many chil
dren arc in ilii.s way made deaf by boxing
on t lie ear.?Buffalo ISveninp
Times.
Last of Boulanger's Famous Charger.
One of tho effects of the hot weather
In hrti) I.Ann t/? nut .... /?.wl
II 1 .1. ....... W |FIIb 1.11 1IUI ItJ
Gen. Houlanger's old black horse, that
once famous charger which used to
carry France's idol majestically at reviews
and figured in the welcome to
l hat hero as he rode hack at the head
of the I'aris garrison from Longchamps
to the war office. The poor old
black horse suffered the usual fate of
his nice. C.en Tlnillnnirnr sihf.ulil hmn
:'.hot him before ho shot himself, for
in all those years that have elapsed
since the "brave general" weakly died,
lio has been dragging out a wretched
existence succumbing linaliy while
drawing a vegetable cart across the
Place de la Concorde. The blazing sun
killed Tunis? Boulanger's blacl;
charger.?Boston Herald.
Wentern Etiquette.
lK-irRaie uouney m rNow Mexico related
this incident in the congressional
cloak-room:
"I was traveling through the west
a couple of years ago," ho auid, "when
our train stopped at an eating place
for dinner. The woman who kept
the place was evidently an easterner,
and was quite anxious to spread
around her tho cultured habits of her
section.
"'Will you ploano rIvo mo a knifo
for my pio?' said ono of tho men eating
dinner.
" 'Wo don't, rat pio with a knife
here.' ropliod tho woman quite ?evoroly.
" '.Then, madam,' romarkod tho cowboy,
'will you plcaso get me an ax?'"
-Wnalitnffton Pout
H. O. H?v?f|neyer of New York, ft la
a*?erto<i, posaeasf* the moat costly oolUctlon
of vlclfns in the world.
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S STATE NEWS ITEMS, j
Grccjcry Agr.in Unc!er Bail.
Ilirt (Jresory, charged with poisoninv:
his* hrirlo of thvon wuol? nf ITn.
Ion, was re-arrested after licr :
death and later admitted to a $1,500 j
raii by Judge Ernest Gary 011 tho application
of tho defendant's attorneys.
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Charged With Killing Convict.
(Jpon warrants sworn out by Solicitor
Thurmond, G. 11. Sawyer and M. R. !
Prince, sergeant and guard of tho j
Edgefield county chaingang, were ar- I
rested and placed in jail at Edgefield i
to await trial charged with the killing j
of the negro convict, Wade Hartley. |
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Fire Destroys Cotton.
Fire recently destroyed tin- ginnery j
on the plantation of J. It. Miller, in ;
Anderson county. There were thir- j
ty-two bales of cotton in the building, ,
an of this boiiiK destroyed except live j
that wore partially damaged and six
that were saved from the tlames.
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Parents Refuse to Prosecute.
Ed Mallard, a mulatto, arrested upon ;
tho charge of attempting to criminally j
asstii. t n 7-year-old colored girl, has
beer r- leased from jail at Union, ns |
the girl's parents would not swear out j
a warrant against liim.
Alleged Counterfeiters Nabbed.
Chief Itiley and Officer McClane, did
a neat piece of work at Abbeville .n
capturing two persons who arc strangers
for circulating counterfeit dollar
coins. The prisoners said at (ho timo
of their arrest that they were southern
men and told other prisoners later
that they came from Chicago. They
attempted to throw away spurious
money wliilo hand-cuffed.
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Low Water Interferes With Mills.
The cotton mills of Spartanburg
county and section, located on
streams from which they derive their
power, have bet n facing a crisis on
nvioiliit ><l HIU i'.M X'fUlllKI* K)\V WilUW. i
There arc some mills th.it have |
hcen running three days in the week .
en account of the lack of water power, i
These mills wait three days for tho ;
reservoirs to become tilled and then
run throe or four days until the supply
is ae.ain exhausted.
One large new mill, the Apalachie,
ii is .ud. has been unable to start up
yt-i en account of the unprecedented
low M iu. of the water.
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Kilted While Beating His Wife.
JJUIXIK V llllliil'l I , UOIUI I U, llll'l <lfcH.il |
near Sheldon, Beaufort county, while
heating liis wife. The negro had his
wife down on the ground heating her
with his Ih'.t, when his brother, .Tonus,
who had been hunting, walked ?ii>
with a gun on his shoulder. Lucius
Immediately made a dash at his brother
to secure the gun with which he
intended to kill his wife. Jonas oh j
jected to this r.nd a struggle ensued.
The gun was discharged, the load
which was No 8 shot, entering Lucius'
face, tearing his jaw away. lie died
shortly afterward, Jonas, accompanied
|)V JL Pflllv.' 51 ll1f? UVill.'oii I u-nnftr
to Beaufort to surrender. (
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Dr.mocje Suit Compromised.
At Nowborry, the ease of T. Herbert ,
Cook auiiiii.-t thn Carolina Mnnnfiw.
turinn Company, in which Hip plain
tilt' has entered suit against, the com-i
pany f?m- has hecn settled l>.vl(
a (onsi-nt vi-niict. A year a?o .Mr 1(
Cook, while operating a shaper in the |
^defendant's phw e <>f business, had his
left an in torn into shreds by beinp (
caiifiht in ti>?> machine. Shortly after '
wards suit for $lii,H00 was Instituted!'
nnnlm t ??w. , ' '
?? !. \ Ll\' ? *#!!? *'111.
The case was tried at the last torm )
of rouri. resulting in a mistrial. Bv
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tlx* <:oni|)r?uni;-:<! verdict the company j
awards t Is* young man $2,.r?00.
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College Proposition to the Fore.
The Presbyterian synod of the statt |
of Houtli i arolina met at Clinton
Tuesday*.
The proposition for the removal oi I
luc i-n-u.viuruui i iH'oioKicai soniinnrj
from Columbia to Atlanta will, per {
baps, bo tho moat important raattei
up before t ho body for discuhsion.
The seminary in question is untlei
' the control of the churches of the de :
| nomination in South Carolina. Geor
Bia, Alabama and Florida, and the !
proposition in order to carry must ro 1
eelve n majority vote of the synod o: j '
each state. Ah the South Carotins
denomination will he tin tlrst to <:ea
sider the matter, its action is awaiteo i
with interest.
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Woman's Arrest Follows Fire.
Ai Sumter a few days a?o Mrs. Fan
nle S Hasklns wnK arrested on a war (
ram sworn out i?y If. W. Holoway
repres< ntinff He comptroller general
Mrs [ins!<in - wan released on a bond
of Jl.Oiio for her appearance ai a pre j
1 iin111 ai~3' henrlnjr.
Mrs. nankins' arrest srew out of it .
(Ire which occurred recently at a house '
in whirh who una l,#vor/lln?# ?* -
' 'umi.HIB. (. Will- |
11?at Mrs. Raskins had $UOG !
Insiiranee on articles not worth $.">0.
Mrn. IJa^kln.s is a woman of some |
mean*'., and it Is said will lltfht a lively j
legal battle. Hho lias many friends 'n '
Humter and Lee counties. Tho arrest J
caused a sensation.
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Fatal Duel in the Public Road.
M. M. Morsf haa been shot and In?fanHv
Wiled In Saluda county by W.
L. Henderson. Henderson received n
load of shot In his right arm.
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Both parties used shotguns, weapons j
which it ia t>aid the two men had been
carrying for each other for acme time.
There l'O.s teen ill foaling between
tho two men tor several months, and
tho homicide was no yurprise to those
.. .-V, v.wu Willi Uio IUCIS.
ilor-e and Ilenv.er :on met in tlio
put Me road, the former being in a
btif:;;y with his son-in-law, en route
home from Edgefleld. Henderson was
also iu a buggy.
Both men.were armed. Very few !
words were parsed before the duel began.
Mon o was shot twice, one load :
entering the abdomen. This is the !
shot whieu produced instant death. I
Henderson will probably lose his j
right hand and left arm as a result of i
tiio wounds received.
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Cotton Mills Enlaryed.
The installation of 10,000 more spindles
and 200 more looms at Monarch
Cotton Mills, in Union, one of a group
of big cotton mills in the immediate j
section in which S. M. Millikcn and j
assoniatru of K'<?\v o?. : I
stockholders, has just been complete d
and marks quite an important step in
industrial development, when the present
state of the cotton goods situation
is considered.
This mill has rather a remarkable !
history, anyway, for since breaking
dirt for the foundation in the spn<ig
of 11)00, it began operation just a year
afterward with i0,00<> spindles and 800
looms; tlie same fall 5,000 more spindles
and 100 looms were added; agu'u
in the spring of 1908, the complement
was increased by 15,000 spindles and j
350 looms, making the total enuiu
mcnt then of 110,000 spindles and 750
looms. In (ho spring of 1901 tho
building still was not filled to its utmost
capacity, so it was decided to
bring (his about by putting in 10,000
spindles and 250 looms, which has juat
been done, ko that 40,000 spindles and
1,000 looms are now in operation in
this one mill alone.
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Death Rather Than Motherhood.
A few days ago Governor Ileyward
commuted iho death sentence of 11.
Hayes to life imprisonment in the
penitentiary. This action was based
principally on the decision of an ex- :
pert examiner of hand writing.
Mnvno lxi.l !>??- i
....vl tiilll ItlCU 111 UCO- j
nee county of having killed his wife, !
and th<> evidence w. , circumstantial, i
with nothing to show motive. The 1
statement of the export increases that I
feeling of doubt to such an nxtcnt that I
(ioveruor 1 ley ward is unwilling t<> see
the man suffer the death penalty.
lie does not. grant an unconditional
pardon for the reason that there are :
many circumstances unfavorable to |
l ho accused.
Tho main evidence on which the
governor's action is taken, was a note
produced by tho defense purporting lo
have been written by the dead woman,
which indicates that she took her own j
life instead of being murdered by her |
iiusiiunu. i ins note is as follows:
"To hula: 1 am treated well by Hoyt,
but 1 had rnther die than to have (lie
pain and sickness of motherhood,
therefore I write to let you know I
did it."
This loiter, with other samples of !
the woman's handwriting, was submitted
to David N. Carvallo, the handwriting
expert, who figured in the Molineau.v
oaso wiir> ??? .. n,.. ?
in the nolo is tliat of the woman.
Is Consumption Curable?
Yes! If Rydaie's lSlixir Is used in (
Lime; before too much of the lung i
issues is involved. This modern,
rientific mcdicino removes nil morbid j
rritation and inflammation from the J
tings to tho surface and expels them
rom the system. It aids expectoraion,
heals the ulcerated surfaces. r< 'eves
the cough and makes breathing
asy. Rydale's Elixir does not dry
he mucous surface and thus stop th'^ ,
rough, its action is just the opposite
it stimulates and soothes. It kills
In; germs that cause chronic throat
ind lung disease and thus aids nature
a restore these organs to health. Trial !
sizo '!') emits. Large size f>0 cent#
I'lio largo si/'.e holds ii 1-2 times t)io
rial size. ti
AGFD SUYfK 0111 OF .U(L.
Octogennrinn Kcnlroc, W ho Shot Daughterin
low, is Released on Itond.
At Kayettevillc, (In.. Monday, Hteph- j
an A. Renfroc, now in his eightieth
year, who is charged with the murder '
of his daughter in-law, wnom lie shot
in a cabbage patch, has been released
Irom jail on a $3,000 bond. It was
found on examination by physicians J i
that the aged man had jail fever and
he would probably die unless given
fresh air.
The aged man was confined for
some time in the Atlanta Jail, where ;
he was carried when feeling became ?
high at the time of the killing.
It is not probable that the raso
No Rain Has Fallon in Vicinity of Montgomery
Since Fifth of September.
A Montgomery, Ala., dispatch of
Wednesday, says: Reeauso of n
drought in this section planters and
stock raisers are In a serious pllgnt.
No rain has fallen since September 5,
and In come places ?/e!!e and springs
mve run ory, nncesnnanng the hauling
of wator for many miles to prevent
cattle from dylag of thirst.
i
d^alnst hlin will ho hoard before the
March term of court.
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The Death Penalty.
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A little thin*; sometimes results in 1
death. Thus ~ mere scratch, iMHicni(leant
cuts or puny boils have paid the
ilnnlt. ?? < 1 *
... ..v.. |<vnaii;. u in W1HU lO naVG i
(tucklcn'H Arnica Halve ever handy.*
It's tlifi best Salvo on earth and will |
provont fatality, when Hums, Soros, i
Ulcers and IMIes threaten. Only 25c
at Pickens Drug Co. tf
WLILS AND SPRINGS GONE DKY.
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OLD TARIFFS RELEGATED
Georgia. Railroad Commission Shows
How Its Ar.cieut Decrees Have
Been Ignored.
Some Interesting figures linvo been
prepared by Hon. Joseph M. Brown
oi uio Georgia railroad ocmmlssion,
going to show that tho standard tariff
which was fixed by the commission
some twenty-five years ago, is really
not now effective because the railroads
themselves have cut and slash
eu it to suit tlie occasion and their
purposes.
Commissioner Brown takes, for ox
ample, a series of important rates,
those which have figured largely in
the rate contest now going on before
the commission in behalf of Atlanta
uau uiuti 1)UI1U3 111 U1U BiaiO
F'or instance, the standard tariff
fixed by Hie commission between Savannah
and Atlanta h: as fallows:
Class 1, $1: elas,s 2, 91 cents; class
73 cents; class 4, 00 cents; class P,
4S cents; class G, 11 cents. But these
arc not. by any means the rates in
existence from Savannah to Atlanta,
the railroads having made a schedule
Df their own. which is as follows: Class
1, (i'.? ccnt:-.; class 2, 0\> cents; olaj;.
3, 51 cents; class t, K5 c< tils; class G,
35 cents; class (*>. :i:J ci-nto. It will
ho seen tlmt tiic.se rates are from 20
Jt 40 per cent below these fixed by
tho commission.
In the reverse direction frova Atlanta
to Savannah the discrepancy Ss
even greater. In other words, Atlanta
can ship to Savannah cheaper than
she can get goods shipp<*<l from that
city. The atapdard tarif? made by
the commission is tlie same in both
directions, but the difference is made
hy tho railroads. Tho standard tariff
on the first six classes from Atlanta
to Savannah is the same as that given
above from Savminah to Atlanta.
But here are the rates charged by iha
railroads from Atlanta to Savannah:
Class 1, Gl cents; class 2, 5! cent:;;
.'{ no Pf'tl t K nln?u .1 If; fantt."
class 5, 39 cents; class 0, 30 cents.
Many other examples might be given.
Tho commission's tariff between
Savannah and Rome Ik on class 1,
$1.10; the rate charged by the railroads
Is 74 cents. The commission y
rate between Savannah and Athens
is 5? 1; the railroads charge (!9 ecius.
Tho commission's tariff from Savannah
to Columbus is 0(1 cents on clu.ss
1; the railroads charge C9 cents. Fro :i
Savannah to Mr.cun the commission's
tariff is 88 cents on lirst-elass: the
railroads charge C4 cents.
Discrepancies of this kind might,
lie multiplied ad infinitum, hut they
are sufllcient to show that the ni l
roads have manipulated the .stanuurd
irilift' flvml l\V tlw? /-i.mmk-ew.n
suit their own conveniences. And vot
every time the question o( rates eovnes
to the front the cry is "Let the : (andaad
tariff alone."
* And so it was wh in tiie Savannah
committee urged that, the standard
tariff should ho let alone, C'omims
siontr Brown presented these and other
figures to show that She railroads
themselves had not let the standard
tariff alone.
The railroads, Commissioner lirown
said, were created l>y the sMate of
Georgia. Shall it lie hold that the creator
cannot do what vs permitted to
the created? If the railroads can reduce
the standard tariff at will and
inane it suit their own purposes, c:\n
not the railroad commission order reductions
in that same tariff where, lo
its mind, tlie occasion for them ar::os?
The railroads do not seem to think
so; hence the contest that is now in
progress between mem and Use state
in the United States court,
MUST St RVt Sf Wtt V
three Mon found Guilty of Isstiinq frniithile.it
Nntiir<J!iz*ition t'?iprrs.
The United States court (if appeals
at St. Paul has handed down an opinion
affirming the verdict of the United
States district court in St. Louis, in
finding John P. Dokin, Frank Garret,
and Thomas 10. Barrett guilty ef aiding
and abetting, in ?!?02, in securing
fraudulent naturalization Dam rs for .1
number of ItaHniiB.
The sentence of a fine of $1,000 each
and five years' Imprisonment nt hard
labor was also affirmed.
Taken With Cramps.
Wm. Kirmse, a member of the
bridge gang working near Littleport i
was taken suddenly ill Thursday night |i
with cramps and a kind of cholera jj
...n \.aav nun .-51J swvuru I II fit JO had <
to have the members of the ?:rew wait t
upon him, and Mr. Clifford was called ]
find consulted. He told them he had <
a medicine In the form of Chamber- <
Iain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea <
Remedy tluit he thought would help i
him out, and accordingly several doses i
were administered with the result, that ]
the fellow was able to be around next '
day. The Incident speaks quite high
iv oi Air. uiiroru'8 niodicinoB.- Klkader,
Iowa, Argiut.
This remedy never fails. Keep it
in your home, it may Have life. For
sale by Pickens Dhir Store, Karlo's
Drug Store, T. N. Huntor, Liberty, tf
TYPMQID IN NORfll CAROLINA.
Dreaded Fever Knqes in Five>Sixth? ol
Counties in Ihe Stnte.
The secretary of the? North Carolina
state board ot health reports that in
practically five-sixths of the counties
in tho state there in typhoid fever.
The total number of cases during
tho past month was about 1,500.
Tho greatest pressure Is being
brought to bear for the improvement
of drinking water, and this h?u: r...
ducod tho <lisea.se In the eaatern parj^
of the Htato to a very noticeable degree.
Ambaaaador McCormkk Has Arrived.
Robert 8. MeOormlck, American axnbaaaador
to Ri^ata, arrived at New
York Thurada? on fh? steam*r
DeuUchland.
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DF.CLARL WAR ON ALL ROADS.
Husincss Men of Atlanta Meet and Adopt
Some Uellicose Resolutions.
A llf'tprminnl inn to nnnna,. oil I
*vr UJIJIWOU fill CI' i
forts of all railroads to scquto any
concessions or franchises until the de- i
mauds of the Atlanta freight bureau
for lower froignt rates in Atlanta is
heeded, and an expressed willingness 1
to meet representatives of the rail- I
roads and confer with them about
froight rates, is both the gtet of a resolution
adopted during the meeting of
the Atlanta chamber of commerce
Tuesday nisht and the general feeling 1
that pervaded tho assembly root::
while tho session waa in progress.
Some gentlemen spoke lor peace,
and suggested 11:at i'< was time now to
request n conference with the rai;roads
and by conciliatory methods en
deavor to secure better freight rates,
but t!io majority, tho vast majority.
iverc lor war, ami wero cueored when
they declared their determination to
fl?ht to tho ?ud.
Acid Dyspepsia a Very Common Dis
ease.
It is indicated by sour stomach,
heartburn, tonguo coated and flabby,
stomach tender and bowels sometimes
loose, sometimes constipated. Persons
suffering from Acid Dyspepsia are us
ually thin ami bloodless. Sometimen
the sufferer is fleshy, but t.h? fin?h
The R. A. Patterson tobacco !aetor: .
at Richmond, Vn.t was practically destroyed
l>y lire Tuesday night. Los.-;
about $ 100,000, which i:> covered b>
inuurance.
rmn r>c DiTTm ^?
~ ui tn rioril.
"Two physicians had a long and
stuhhorn fight with an ahscos* on my
right liiiig." writes J. F. Hughes, of
Dul'ont, (Ja.t "and gave nio up. Everybody
thought my time had come.
\n a last resort I tried Dr. King's New
Discovery for Consumption. The ben lit
1 received was striking and I was
:>n my feet In a few days. Now I've '
uitirMv roirnlrw /I K*w?i4i? " ** '
flabby and unhealthy. A Radical cureof
lliis disease can he effected in a
short time hy taking ono or two Itydale
Stomach Tablets after each men!
and whenever the stomach is out of
order. Thev are harmless and can be
taken at any time and as often as U
necessary to relieve the stomach.
Trial size 25c. Family size, 50c. tf
Mexican Bonds Honor.! liy Spcvfcr.
'Pin. ? ... -
. njuiiiuiuc in.'iiiu'fi ny sspeyer &
.'o. and tbo Deutsche Hank of Merlin
at New York lias been awarded tne
in w $10,000,000 loan to be made by
the Mexican government. The bom:
run for fifty year:., and carry inter*.
at 4 per cent.
IkScj Tobacco (.ir.tory Rui ned.
- ~..r m; iioaiiii. J I, UOIljuers
nil Coughs, Colds and Throat i
ind Lung troubles. Guaranteed by !
IMckens Drug Co. Price, 50c and $1.00. 1
l'rinl bottles free. tf
Ayer'sPill
Want your moustache or beard
a hmtltifnl hrnn/n r??* t?lAnl?o r r- ~
M v*wttii ui i ivu ui4thr u??c
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Cut tM? out tiwi retuto to tit InitA- of Ihiity day ? and ntir
?r,d Vt Walih ton.tiomrly ?ngr>v?d. fh# cataa f??d? of
W ?un?ntr? and will w??i a Mrumr Th* movimtrit u oo* of ih<
9H Ctach Affair, but Initra J will (?npir? with any f>|.oo watch
tvhfltMr yau d??lir Ihr ifutl p#oof of I (Art' > </? !?' Hunting.
DWww Cl?ta, Om laut Its Charm. On Pair I- * ? SlMn B.
Paart Ml Callar BiIImi Oh To*?? DUmMf *t?4 (ill Ihr I
Twfinl. All th* iboti wni rm rrovMfd y?? a Haw i, to u
H It W? aft willing t? ihtp th? rtllM ovtllt > d*t<rlb?d C. G
I l? IK/ fh? W|MII hargalo yau mi iHtjvrl Iron a?y fcn, lln (
cfM If you *111 mail |4 <m wilh ofdur wa wl* fatwafd ill (h<
r?*? <o<ntuW>( af Om Mlw Onmmd Bilra PIm U M Kaw
?? ?<l?f ? l?tfo*?? Uiclf Ogafj. a?4 Ifintir If y? ?>? i?i r
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For Infants and Children,
he Kind You Have s
Always Bought
Raars t.Tia / . . A Mi
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Use
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Thirty Years
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THE OCNTAUR COMPANY. NCW YORK OVTY.
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M&SYROYAL PILLS
n>? L ~ W U<1?'
$ to*.
p
111r<?. ,i!'v.n" re! :;il>li\ a.a<!l?-?, nr.k I'ruRKlst foi
C21H IIKSTKU N KNUI.ISII in Krd uikI
iiirtiilllb Ikixi's, scnli il willi blue riblxm.
J ito oltior. Hcfiin- il.'iiiKrrmiii nub?ll<
iiiliiMvsiiKl iruilitt lottN. liny of your OrUKiflKt,
or s.-i.-l In si: nsp lor l?m'tlculur??,
iiF?<uiiil :ii''i r for lititllcn,"
i' . iTliirn Niili. Iil.OOO'J'ustlmoiUHlrt. by
Vil l.r.:i'ui'tf?.
ci".om;sTr:? cuaMicAii co.
V tot) .liudihiin Kkiimrr, I'llILA., PA,
Alcnllou till: .'inf er.
"-VJSitWl "o?r'?iyV-ni'o* t
ttfcfr-SCV fc'tttrf rHPtixr.w o .
HAIR BALSA ^
Jfe ^''c:lTl>f<l a*1^ tiOftiitiItci tfS^flpy.
fv ??'|0E JVoniute* n luxuriant
itV?, \V>T *-?? Hover Pa.il u to H?fitoroWrtt7
yj^. JT.uir to Its Youthful Co1r>r.
Y- '>fJto- 4V>af Cuicn scalp s iiuir InlM.g,
^ -'r 11 //'? ,i\ml $ l.? ?r*t
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I_ u Ki U UVUWI
law iissOTirw I
/Consumption price" fj \
FUR 0 OUGHO and COc & $ 1 .GO K
ISOLDS l-roo Trial. Sj
r i wm? ,u. ji^im-v jrs m A'lfcmrf.' n: %Tr y \
fi Surcftt and (luicicect C'U' u foe ail n
S THROAT and L'fJNG TP.OU2J!|
LES, cr MONEY 'BACK. jj
? . ......in ?<.v^ai*J it
! "n? A RL!Y" F^TTMli R!
NEEDS .A
PORTABLE ENGINE ?
3 ! 1 f
r 1a l tif> fi.'H- t o uvo. "The Machinery TVopip"!
i will bo pla<l lo rctkI i &taloK'"-'and D-iii:;-1
prlc** o;>. application. I i
W. H. GIBttKS CD. CO.. I
COLUMBIA, S. C. 3 I
KnplncH, Hollers, Snw Mills, Cotton O'"-1
nliiK Miioliliu ry, Kto. V 8
The Glbbcs Portable Shlnolc Machine j
Sick Headache.
'
i ui Bwcrai years my wife was
troubled with what physicians called
sick headache ot a very severe character.
She doctored with several eminent
physicians and nt a great ex- ] I
pense, only to grow worso until she 1 I
was unable to do any kind of work. / /
About a year ago Kho began taking / /
CJbamberlaln'n Ktnmnfh ? <'' ?
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Tablets and today weighs inoro than
<die ever did before and is real well,"
says Mr. George E. Wright, of Now
London, New York. For Kale by Pickens
Drug Co. tf n
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The dose isone, just one pill
Sat bedtime. Sugar-coated,
mild, certain. They cure
constipation. ?&'&%? >:
BUCKINGHAM'S DYE,,
inio u?u- r. ii*IX k 00.. !U8turn* Jgy - #4
^iKFRREl
i?jrour npn???*W* and WI will MAd y?u rrM ?n?Jun Wt?.l
,r. woio on in* ?vl?uo ?nj IMkM by t to vtMl BO
bMi 7 Jcwoi?J Qi?l<k Tulnl ?vm ? <)? u> Amriko. Il l no
1 h? C?*ni'e Opm * ? ?'? inn cttt tni dull proof Sltto
Iho olhor o Fr? artklot tfe iH*: On? MM OtM MtM
itiono. <>m P?u C?* Collar Uwiioo. Oat Nwklio T?-o '
>?it 14KO0W AlioOno Ao? o? * Tilolo/Mlvtr Plato*
ix) ytu In iim pockojo. j.> Htph Gil* icx.Vljni v?lw4 at
1.0. lo aay Upfttt 0 fid* an4 ?iiow full t itmhwVon II UIM
nn h ntmiitil M mi >i^ntt u< |in wD n? H Ml ?m
?TKV?| piaattoood U tkU M. aiU put In Frao a Grin4 lilfl
1 C4Mil*i Homo Ho other Irfm In Iho ?oil<S ?vtt m?4* Mkh
liMti. ?* ?Mc4 foody to refund your m?ty e
MM OMPMY, WMTOMtUW, R.9. H

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