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I The Secret 5?
Of the Well
How m Boer itoy Proved to tils
Grandfather That Ue
Wm No Coward.
A STORY OF T1IK THANSVAAL,
By P. Y. Black.
?? ITTIiB PAUL REUTER
was busy wltli Iiis herd
of wide horned oxi n
far tnoro busy limn usu
ni. Tho entile wondered
why on earth he did not
let thorn wander afar,
as usual, ninong the
richer, juicier grasses, l'aul could not.
Ho was doing double duty. The cattle
had to food or lose value but also the
housu had to bo watched closely lest
he were needed Hum .-, so tho perplexed
oxen were remorselessly kept to the
shorter grass near the farm buildings.
As l'aul now caiiod to im obstreper
ous cow and again looked buck at the
quiet, deserted farm there suddenly
came to his startled ears an alarmed,
excited cry from Inside tho fariuhouso:
"Kunje ? vordamterl Come back!
Thief! Robber! l'aul'."
Paul left tho oxen to their own slow
devices and dashed to the house, whence
came the angry yells, his bare, freckled
legs leaping across thorns and pebbles
and rocks with a recklessness born of
a lifelong disregard for shoe wear. He
sprang Into the main room, and there
In a greut, old fashioned chair sat a
tall, white bearded old man. whose
pale face was distorted now with rage
and dismay. It was evident he was
very 111, and It was noticeable that he
moved his head very stitlly and Iiis
hands still more stitlly, while his legs,
which rested on another chair, beseem
ed quite unable to move at all.
"What is It?" cried Paul, running to
him. "What Is it, grandfather?"
"Tho ungrateful dog! The Jackal!
Kunje?robber!" the old Oom Qendrlck
spluttered, quite unable to explain by
reason of his huge Indignation.
"What Is it? What has Kunje done?
Where is he?"
"Shoot hlml He enmo In just now
aud grinned and said he was going
back to his kraal?did not want to light
tho English! Shoot him quick! I
taught you to shoot!"
"Shoot Kunje?the last servant to
stay with us!"
"He has taken my watch?It belong
ed to my grandfather?and your un
cle's rifle and yonr father's best coat!
Quick! Ho went out through the yard
a minute ago. There Is no place for
bim to hide?It Is open veldt. Quick!
Young Paul grabbed a rltle from the
wall and ran out. Certainly. 400 yards
away, there was the recreant Kalllr
servant, a big black Swazl man, walk
ing off with his master's cburcbgolug
coat on ids back and his master's rltle
over his shoulder?walking off very
serenely, because he knew that behind
him were only an old paralyzed Moor
fanner and a young Boer boy. So In
dignant was l'aul at the sight that he
rested his rifle?already loaded ?on the
stone wall of the yard and took aim
and (for, young though he was, he was
still, like all Boers, a marksman and
able to shoot straight) would next In
stant have dropped the Kalllr when his
heart failed him. lie had shot at
beasts, but a man, even a thieving
Kalllr man. was something very dif
ferent, Paul raised his voice and
"Kunje! Wacht ein beetje! Come
back, or my father will lay his sjam
bok on your back! Come, and I'll
speak for you!"
Kunje looked back, saw the rifle and,
like a springbok, took to his heels and
in a moment was beyond Paul's shoot
"Did you shoot?" cried the old man.
"Did you kill?"
"No, grandfather," said Paul, putting
away the rille. "I was afraid to kill a
At that the old Boer, who in battle
had killed many men, black nnd white,
nearly choked with wrath and so rail
ed at Paul that the boy was dazed and
"Coward!" cried Oom Ilendricl:
"Afraid! You are a pretty boy to call
yourself a Poor! Yoh to defend your
country, you to be a soldier, of which
you have blustered so much! When I
was your age, already I had fought tho
Zulus and shot them down! Walt till
your father gets back from Pretoria,
and he will tl rash you?yes, with his
sjambok he v.11 thrash you?when I
tell him you are no Boer, but n coward
who lets bis house ho robbed!"
Paul went back then to his stolid
oxen without (for ho had been brought
up to reverence age) a word of reply
Hut he was heartbroken. In his ears
the Insects buzzed the word "Coward!'
and the lowing kino booed "Coward:"
und the birds Hying above him sang
"Coward!" so that by the banks of the
stream he lay down and wept, for now
he, who had wished to be strong and
big and a good marksman, like his
grandfather and father, able to tight
back the warlike Kalllr tribes and the
Invading English, was a "coward, cow
ard, coward," who had let his own
home be robbed.
Now. at that time all South Africa
was In a burly burly. The Zulu war
with the Engllsh'was over, but English
soldiers wore everywhere, especially on
ttie Natal frontier, where bands of Ir
regular volunHor cavalry were con
stantly patrolling The Renter farm
lay In the Transvaal close to Natal,
and. as already more war was talked
of between the Boers and the English,
Reuter. Paul's father, was in an awk
ward posltiou between two fires, as it
might prove. His Kalllr servants, last
of all Kunje, had loft him from sheer
fear of being drawn Into the tight, am
Reuter bad gone to Pretoria, tho oapl
tal, to get the real facts and be advised
what to do. Ills wife was deud. am!
Oom Ilendrlei. nnd Pnnl were ltd*!
atone. anVTHH, once grimly light In,,
Boer was now helpless, soon little Paul
devolved great responsibility, which
his father, aiways proud of him, had
yielded him with a smile.
"You are head of the family now.
Paul," said he, riding away, "and, re
member, yon are In charge- even of the
And his father wjotild come back from
Pretoria to find his son was not fit to
trust. For a long time Paul wept by
He was roused from his misery by a
great trampling of feet of horses In tho
distance nnd hoarse, loud voices and
that peculiar jlnglo jaugle of steel
tu it.. drive ms cattle as rar away as j
he colli? 1 or run to the house to warn j
Iiis grandfather -tho troop cnino In
Bight in tho trot from round a corner
of the wood. The captain, riding ahead,
saw l?nul with n quick, nil scan dug
eye. With 11 wave backward of his
gauntlet) d hand he fell to a walk, and
at once the nu n behind hlui did tho
Bttine, und then at tho word "Halt!" the
company remained still and unite and
the ottlcer beckoned Paul to bis horse's
aide, raid went with great a wo and
trepidation, for ti,, i?? is something ter
rorising to even n Brown peasant at the
unfamiliar Blghl ?'f many sabered sol
diers of Btrangc dress and manner and
"Whoso cattle are these, my boyV"
said the ollleer. "I must have some."
Paul's fnco lengthened so that tho soi
dl.T laughed aud reached down and
patted bis head.
"Don't be frightened, laddie," said
he. "M.V nu n ni'0 short of fresh meat,
and I willll two fat steers, hnt yon will
got a fair price for them und cash down
at that. Arc they your father's?"
"Y< s, sir." Paul answered, Bomewuat
reassured, "but he Is not at home. My
grnndfathcr is. but he's sick. That's
our house "
"Take me to see your grandfather
lie told a Borgennt to have the men
dismount, and he himself dismounted
to follow I 'a nl. The hoy watched the
agile men obey the order a.s If touched
by one sprint;, and then suddenly I'mii)
saw something which made him cry
"It's Kunjel" he shouted, for. now
the men were off their horses, ho could
see at the back of the Column the big
black Swa/.l hound with a rope In
Charge of a soldier.
"Hello, my hoy! Do you know that
Kaffir?" the otllcer asked in surprise.
"It is Kunje, our servant, who ran olT
this morning and stole a rifle and watch
and other things!"
"Oh. was that It?" the soldier laugh
ed. "It was the gun that got him Into
trouble. We don't approve of armed
natives in these times who can't give
an account of themselves. So he's a
thief, Is he? I don't know but that
Shooting would he the best thing for
him. Bring that fellow here, corporal."
The corporal moved forward to obey,
when with such sudden quickness that
the soldiers had no time to see what
was Intended Kunje gave a jugulerliko
twist of his iilmost naked body, tho
rope fell from him, and he dashed
away among the trees and the cattle
and Into the brush by the stream.
"Shoot!" yelled the ollleer. "Mount
and after hi in!"
One or two men Ured wildly nt the
fleetly flying form, and two men fol
lowed at a gallop, but soon came back.
It was Impossible, even on horseback,
to catch that agile, low running sav
age, soon lost in the bush.
"A poor piece of work, whoever tied
blm," the odicer growled. "Let the
rascal go. Hoy. there's your rifle and
watch, just as you said. We took
them from him. Now, let's see your
grandfather about the cattle."
Oom Ilendrick was sternly polite to
the English soldiers, whom thirty odd
years :igo he had fought and for whom
Tttcnexl instant he would have ?ropjml
the Kaffir when hi* heart failed him
be bad bis racial antipathy, but the
English officer was young ami Jovial,
and not yet had the ItoeiS and Ijllgllsh
come to actual warfare, so a lair price
was paid down, aud the soldiers rode
off, driving their cattle, to the rnmp
where their regiment lay, not many
mills off. Then Oom lleudrlck took
the few goldpleces left with him und
laid his recovered helrl >om. an euor
moils heavy silver watch, which one
would have to carry, on ? would think,
in an overcoat side pocket, carefully
"No thanks to you," said he to poor
Paul, "I have my grandfather's gift
again. Some day I will give It to yon.
If you grow Up n true I'.oer and not a
coward. Your father told von. as von
knew, where to place these Illings that
neither Kaffir nor Engl?nder can lind
Paul's head bung low ; hin face was
Shamed. He did not answer at all, but
the bitter words of the old warrior
most heroic to the boy among men?
cut sorely to his soul.
He went out and look('(| carefully
around. Every thing was silent. The
heat of noon bad drive bird and beast
to shelter. Even the bum of the insect
world was stilled. The clatter of the
cavalry was far agone, and not a soul,
not a servant, was In sight. At the
back of the farmhouse, among an or
chard of orange tiees, tlicro rose, peep
ing up from the grasses, moss grown, a
circle of stones. Paul walked to them
and stood over them a minute, looking
down into a deep old well, unused now,
but whose bottom was hidden by black
water. Once more the boy looked all
ro'tnd, but there wa,s no one to see. He
disappeared and reappeared again
quickly and went back to his neglected
Twilight In tho Transvaal is brief.
The sun touches the peaks of the pur
pie mountains, and yet It day; the
Bun Is lost behind them, and In a few
minutes It Is night. Paul had his oxen
drlvon home nud stalled and the cows
milked, and he wan very weary, for the
hay had been most exciting. He got a
simple supper for Oom Hondrlclc and
himself and ate, In spite of Ids bard
day, poorly, for Iii? boyish heart was
still soro nud still. When the ducks by
tho pond waddled to their nests, their
mocking quacks said, "Coward, cow
ard, coward I"
Ho was still eating when the door
opening straight from the yard to the
living room was flung Inward without
any previous knock or sound of volco
and two big men strode in and closed It
behind them. The old Boer, with a
great angrj roar, like nn insulted bull,
almost rose to his feet In his wrath and
astonishment, but sank back, shaking
and spluttering. Paul did Jump to his
feet and with one leap was at the wall
whore bis father's rlflo hung, but nt
once, quick as he, one of tho men was
upon him and swung blm far Into a
threateningly. "Mind you, my nioom-'
ing little nipper, that's the way ii? get
Into trouble, s?> don't you ^" for lo try
It on. Mate, hurry up and see to the
ancient one In his chair."
Taid could not move, for tbo man's
foot was at Ills neck, bid be could look,
and his quick eye at once noticed that
the boots of the men and their trousers
were the same as those of the soldiers
who . ..d bought t'ie cattle, but ihcir
faces were blacl d! Paul was aston
ished more than tit first frightened,
because the kindliness of the olllcer
and some others of the soldiers who
had spoken to him had made him feel
almost grateful to them. Q rand father
Reuter sat In his chair glurlng, and the
other man stepped up to him. drew a
pistol, presented It full at the old Hocr's
face and said harshly:
"If you want to see tomorrow morn
ing, old cock, tell me and my ma to
where that wealth of yours is stowed
and tell It quickl"
Oom Hendrlck gasped and choked,
and his eyes burned, but he said noth
"Bring the Hipper lu re, .lack," said
the man, and Ids "mato" pulled Paid
to his feet, placed him in side ins grand'
father and pointed another pistol at the
boy's head. Now Indeed tho old Boer
shook, aud bo turned a sorrowful look
on Paul, for, If he were sometimes
harsh, still Paul was the hope of bis
"What wealth?" he forced himself to
"No gammon, now, 'cause wo'I'd
presse.1, for time!" said one of the Eng?
lt8h soldiers. "We know all about it.
How do you suppose that Kallir es
caped today? 'Cause me and my male
had him between us, and he promised
if we gave him a chanco to run he'd
put us In tho way of a good thing. Ho
told us that you stow your gold 'cause
you're afraid of hanks these rough
times. We're men of honor and let
him run for It. Now, d'you see, tho
nigger couldn't tell us Just w here, but
It's here. Spit It out, hand over or go
to glory, you and the hoy! That's the
long of it and the short of it. What
The old man looked defiantly at them.
"The money Is here, If you can find
It," he said. "It Is not mine; It Is not
the boy's. If Its owner, my son. were
here, he'd dash your brains out against
the wall, as I would do or this boy
would If he were older or 1 younger!
Verdamter Engl?nder! i>o you think a
Boer can be afraid of threats'.'"
"Crimes!" said the soldier coolly.
"You're a bully old swaggerer, ain't
you? But we've no time to waste.
Come, I'll give you a one, two, three
and fire. Will you tell?"
"No!" cried the old man. "Paul, If
you are not a coward, say no!"
And Pau' said, "No!"
"One, two"? cried the soldier, now
"No!" said the old man grimly. "God
will deal with you for this murder!"
"No!" said Paul, white, but with a
sudden brightness In his eyes.
"Last chance, old plghead! Th"?
"Yes. I'll teil!" cried poor Paul, un
able to stand the strain. Oom Ilen
drick turned on him a reproachful eye,
and with pale face and trembling legs
the Boer boy was led out and took his
guards straight to the old well.
"It 1b bidden In the stonework down
the side. Two men can reach It?one
standing in the water and the other
on the first's shoulders. The water Is
only a foot deep."
"Chaw!" cried the soldier. "This Is a
deuce of a place. How much Is there?"
"About ?500," said Paul, shaking.
And a late duck on the pond suddenly
cackled, "Coward, coward, coward!"
"Get a lantern," said one of the men,
and Paul got a lantern, and then at
their command he showed them bow
to go down, by niches cud cracks In
the old stone walls. He showed them
a stone which could swing in its place,
leaving a ere ice big enough for :i big
bag u? in^noy. He went down himself
and explained thai he was llol tall
enough to reach tho ston \ lie behav
ed like an arrant sneak and coward In
deed, but what could be expected from
U little boy of 13 With a pistol at his
bend? Then the men whispered lo
gother, apparently satisfied with Paul's
story, and one of them bald: "Yon are
a rank, blooming sneak to give uwny
your own father, but I believe you're
telling -the truth, you're so scared.
Anyhow, as we've both ^ot to go down.
I'll have to bind you. There's loo
many guns about the house." So (hey
bound him, arms and legs, with a
belt, and then Paul shed tears ami Im
plored Hem to let him run hack to the
house t ? his grandfather, but they
bound him with (heir belts and laid
him down by the well, which they tit
once began to descend,
All alone In the dark, never did a Im y
wriggle so fiercely to get free, never
sweat more with terror lest he should
no unable to. for he had not thought
after telling them the secret that tic
soldiers would he mean enough to hind
him. At last, at last, be got f?ne hand
looso and then another, and he did not
Wind his lej S, Ho crawled to the edge
and by the faint light could lust make
out one soldier standing In the water
and the other on Ids shoulders, strug
gling with the stone. Paul gasped and
struggled and pushed and heaved at
tho coping of tho well until be had a
great loose rock poised over tho rob
bers' heads, and then he cheered and
laughed and yelled until Oom Ilendrick
wondered what on earth had happened
at the well, and the ducks woke up and
quacked, "Bravo, bravo, bravo!"
"Wow!" cried Paul. "You fools, the
real stone Is still far above your heads,
and If you try to climb up I'll drop this
stuoe, heavy enough to crush you both
And the soldiers cuised all night, and
little Paul laughed all night, until his
father rode home in the morning and
made both of the robbers prisoners.
Old Oom Ilendrick took a long time
to understand that his grandson had
actually had the cleverness and cour
age to entrap two of his country's ene
mies, English soldiers, but when lie did
ho called the household together and
with great gravity aud a long speech
solemnly presented Paul with an an
cient silver watch which weighs about
two pounds troy.
A binder in the Kansas whoat fields
will cut flftcon acres a day, and tin-,
cost of i uniting it is forty cents an
acre. Therefore, a .nan who is run
ning fifteen biudcrs Is at a considera
ble expense?about $100 every day.
Tho costof harvesting a crop of wheat,
from the sowing to thrashing, is llg
ured as foMows : Ploughing and har
rowing, SI ; seeding and drilling,
$1.50 ; cutting, SI.25 ; thrashing,
$1.75; hauling, $1.50 ; total, $7. Tho
farm holp is paid $2 a day and is ex
pected to work from sun up to dusk,
with doublo pay for nights or Sundays.
It is said that Mrs. Vina Winklcr,
of Kokomo, lud., has tho greatest num
ber of living descendants on record.
At a family reunion on hor 91st birth
day last woek, 211 of her flock wero
prcaent, they bolng 0 children, 86
FAKMl> G NOKTII AND solTM.
\\ i- left Atlanta with I?? members,
including wivca nn<l daugbu rs, of the
Ucorglu Press Association and the
Georgia Weekly Press Association, on
the evuuing ul July 10th, for u tour
days' slay at ihe Km-American lOxpo.
sit ion at Buffalo, goiug via G'hatta?
uoogo, Ciueiuuati and CU .eland. It
is not my purpose to u write up" tho
exposition, preferriug lo leave that joh
to more accustomed pens, nor to give a
detailed account of our jouruoyiugs lo
o'hor points of interest. My individ
ual party oi seven look in Niagara
Falls, Albany and Hudson :lvor, New
Voik and Washington, roturning bv
tho South? in railway through Virginia
and the Carolinas to Atlanta on the
20th instant, having boon absent just
olov< Ii d.i\ ?.
We travch d the ?'realer part of tho
distance during daylight, l was par
ticularly desirous to see Ohio and Now
I Vork. As might have been expected.
[endeavored lo observe us close!) a
possible from a car window llio agricul
tural eoinlltious of those States and
compare the same with the appearance
of the farms south of the Ohio and the
I'otomnc. Uf course it was uoi possi
ble, under such circumstances to take
in the details, but only to catch a gen
eral view ami reach some general con
To judge from the heavy wheat crops
still in the shocks all aloii/ lly way
11oin llighbridgc, Ky.. through .rvmall
pari of the Miami valley ami ihe higher
rollingpraric soils on the route ilnough
Dayton, SprlnglhId and Cleveland,
llieic must be cither heiler sods or
belter lilt MM is than we had Ii It hi hind
in Georgia. Doubtless llio difference
in the appearance Ol' Illings was due
partly to both. But wo traveled through
the liest portions of Kentucky and
Ohio?-the '?blue grass regioi." of each,
based on "blue luui stone" foundation.
Tho wheat crops, asalieady intimated,
I seemed to actually burden the soil upon
which they had grown. The corn, ?
also, was particularly line in both tbeso
States. We saw but little tobacco, not
much clover, a go* d deal ol rather in
forior timothy and lot^ of very ordi
nary oats. Along the tonic from lluf.
falo by way of the New York Central
lo Albany, touching Itoohcstcr, S31M
CU8C, Uticil and other points, I \\;(s im
pressed with the backwardness of the
corn (as 11 appeared to US, who had
left it in " roasting onr" in Georgia,
being but little more than knee-high 111
New York.) The. wheat was good
"about in spots'* and oats very infe
rior. The surface of the com.try in
this part of New York is peculiarly
broken. Many hills were as sleep oil
the sides ami sharp at the top- und as
round as a potato hill. Hut every nook
and corner, oVOiy sleep hillsid \ eve 1
where it seemed almost impossible for
a horse or a vehicle to pass, was oc
cupied in tome paying cop. On many
1 ill lops that were shaped much like
an inverted boy's spinning top, there
seemed to be a bunch of wheat stand
ing, or but recently cut away, whore it
was so sharp that there was hardly
room for a wagon lo slam! still.
1 looked closely evorywheru for n
gully or a washed away " galled " spot.
They wen- not to 1)0 st en. If any,
they ni ii' hidden from the rail roan
The soils in Now t ork anil northern
Ohio were not originally ? qual to l hose
of middle Georgia and corrcspon linu
regions of adjacent Stales, Um as a
general il not almost universal rule,
they are now in a far mere productive
What lias been the cause of this dif
fercuco between the conditions of Iho
soils and farms of Kentucky nud Ohio
ami those id the Carolinas and Geor
gia? It cannot ho due to natural
causes except so far ns such causes
tended to exaggerate certain lines of
farming. It is not em in ly due to bu
rner dilferenccs in the t > stems of labor.
Tho conclusion reached i-. that Ihc
cause is to be sought lor in the char
acter and kinds of crops glow 11 and
tho particular lines of husbandry thai
have been the leading fen tut es of the
In the South we can grow cotton, in
the North thoy cannot. In tho South
wc can produce milk and bulter and
beef cattle, hogs ami sheep ; but WO do
not to any great extent. In Iho North
they ?an produce small grain, hay, cat
tle and sheep, hogS and horses and they
do it on a largo scale. " More stock,
more manure ; more manure, more
grass ; more grass, in re slock " has
been the goneral practico in Kentucky
and Ohio, while in Georgia aud South
Carolina it has been and is still loa con
siderable oxloul tho rule to " plant
more land, to make more cotton, to buy
more mules, to buy more land, to make
The results arc evident. All hun
dred years and more of such divergent
lines of farm policy and practice has
had a wonderful effect tu changing
and differentiating the agricultural
conditions. In Ohio and Jsicw York the
soils are much belter than they used to
be a hundred years ago ; in Georgia, as
a pile, they arc much worse than Ihej
Of course there are Bom ? honorable
and noteworthy exceptions, Thorn are
some as well managed ami us prodi <??
live farms in Georgia and oilier adja
cent States as any in Ohio. I did rot
sec a Held of oats in the latter M ile
that would yield as much as wo make
every year at the experiment station
I did not sec a when! Held in it her
New York or Ohio thai ivou'd yield as
much as .loins Ih'idgca ami W. 1'.
Walker and Mrs. M. B, Wilson made
this year, and last year, aud the year
before last. We arc cerlninh improv
ing "about in spots/1 i- .11 I'cicr
Cartwrigbt replied when lb ln>p Sonic
reproved him for hi- levity and a |<( r|
him: " Brother t !.n t wiigbi. do cnu
think you are growin ? III grace V
"Yes, wc are imp'nvi ig, 1 iiboul in
spots,'" and I am h pclul Ihn! Ins.
spots will become mure i um loin an I
grow hugei' and ill I u>| ln> . me c< u
fluent, and so cover the uho'c fne?! ol
Iho country, hiding the v, . ?. augges
uon of iho pnviom n kt diets ami
sterility of mi a le ti ?.. imII uj coi n
and meal policy |Imi sill pr valla in
nun v plac s. i; ,1. ItKbiMS'o
The old* si known V nut in in i rc
ported dying I i n N< vv I \?v.\ ii'm -
house, win ro Ii? I as h tu I i :;i jcai .
Hin name Iii Noah Baby, half Indian
and half North Carolinian. For some
years he has boon blind, but all othor
faculties have boon preserved. He is
a bachelor, and for 120 years has been
a smoker of tobacco and consumer of
flrc-water, when he could get it. do
is a .lacksonian Democrat and never
bolted the party ticket under any cir
Whon it is considered that 2,1,000
patents are issued annually by Ihfl
United States?nearly four times as
many as all the balance of tho world?
it is not surprising that she should lead
all other uatlons in labor-saving and ex?
doesn't come by accident. A
fertile soil and careful cultiva
tion arc necessary to produce
tbe towering stems ana heavy
Yet tin- farmer who under.
stands that he can't have a
healthy com crop without
feeding: and Weeding, scents
to think that he can have a
healthy body without either
cure or culture. Hut the body
la built up just as the corn in,
by the asidniiUtioii of the
?cvtrnl chemical elements on
which vitality depend*. And
what weedst are to the corn,
diseases of the etoinach and
nutritive systems arc to the
body ; they divert the neces
sary food supply from the
proper channels, and the
no Oy becomes lean, sickly
The proper digestion ami
assimilation of food la a pri
m.try essential of health. By
healing disease* of the BtOUt
acb and organ* of digestion and
nutrition, Dr. fierce * Golden
Medical Discovery increases
the digestive and assimilative
powers, stimulates the action
of the blood making glands,
and scuds to every organ of the
body the rich red cot pnselcd
blood oil which physical vigor
und vitality depend.
" I took two bottles of Doctor
l'lcrce's Golden Medical Discov
ery, for ttotuncll trouble," writes
Clarence Carats, K*i . of Taylors
town, l.oiilouu CO., V.l. "ft (till
me so min li good that 1 didn't
take any more. I can eat most
anything now. I am xo woll
pleased with it i hardly know how
to thank you for your kind infor
mation. ] tried a whole lot of
things l>eforc I wrote to you.
There was a gentleman told me
about your lucdlciue, how it had
cured Iii* wife. I thought l would
try a bottle of it. Am now glad
that I did, for I don't know what
I would have done If it had not
been for Dr. Mercc'S Golden Med
Dr. Pierce*! Pleasant Pellets
regulate the bowels and cur*
TIIIv COTTON SF,F,D PROBLEM.
Farmers Advised to Demand a
Fair Exchange for Their Cotton
2'o tin Editor oj '/<< News and Com
/ /. c .- The farmers of this state are
morn interested in the cotton seed
question than the) arc in tho Tillmnn
and McLaurin wrangle as to tin purity
of their Democracy aud the dcg< neraey
of then manhood. These two men,
important as they seem to he, will soon
pass and DC rorgOttOU, l>al cotlotj socd
is hero lo stay and play an important
pail in the business problems of the
The purchase of most of the largo
oil mills in this and adjoining States
by lllO V irginia-Cai olina (heinica1
Company may not tend to i monopoly
of tho the business, hut it lias a sort of
lonniug in that direction, liven before
(his corporation came into existence
tin ro were c< riain combinations
amongst mill men Hint eudeavorcd to
fix the price of seed. It stands to rca
1 son that the Virginia-Carolina Chemi
cal Company will keep up the same
i plan. That leaves the I.inner in the
Condition that be has to sell al tin
fixed price or bold Ins seed,
j Seed is worth as much for manure
1 when not crushed . s when crushed.
' At tho Mississippi experiment sta ion
actual experience and chemical analy
sis demonstrate that the raw >cid ltd
1 properly is worth equally as much as
the men I and hulls. The farmers by
? keeping and properly using their see.I
get full value.
Mills generally charge toil for grind
ing products <d tho farm. They charge
one-tenth or one-1well th for gl hiding
wheat and corn. Kveil the roller Hour
mills, that exchange Hour and bran lor
I wheat, place the exchange on tho basis
j ol one tenth for loll. In grinding ser
: ghum and making syrup the toll is oue
i fourth or perhaps one-third in some
I How is it with crushing cotton seed?
i Let us lake| reo nt quotations of the
I products : A toil of sound cotton seed
will make about 7?0 pounds of meal,
1)50 pounds of hulls, pounds oi dirt
and Unters, and 27? pounds of oil. Al
present prices the product of one ton
Of seed will be as folloW8 :
750 pounds of meal .... .$11 .'57
i?.r)0 pounds of hulls.2 ;<8
2f) pounds of Hilters. '.'?
275 pounds of oil (:I7 gallons).M 80
Now, one-third of that amount, or
Ss.'.'?'!, would be largo compensation
for the oil mill, which would leave
$17.87 for the farmer's ton of seed.
That is equal to about 27 cents a
The mill men will say that is too
much to pay for seed. Hut consider
how il works : When tho farmer buys
in the shape of fertilizer he will pay
tho manufacturer sl?.b.'l for the ammo
nia in one ton of seed. Besides this
he will pay about S I to si; for Iho pot
ash and phosphoric acid in a ton.
Whin the farmer sells bis seed to the
mill at $10 to SM a ton and buys from
iho fertilizer manufacturer the plant
food in a ton be will pay at least $20
for it. No farmer can afford to Hade
What can he do about il ? In the I
lirsi place, ho Is not obliged to sell bis
seed. The oil in il docs not injure il
as a fertilize) or feed. I'roporly and
carefully applied, nine bushels of seed
is worth more to the farmer than 1(10
pounds of meal. It requires that
amount to make 100 pounds of meal.
The ri incdy is to demand a fair ex
chang ? t<t hulls aud meal. Lot the
mill inon understand tu met that "v
uro to receive full value ror tin ir seed |
or thoy will |uol seil? At the , ?. < til
prices of ammonia, pt.ia-di und | . ?
pborlc acid quoti <l at < !h msoii t i lle>
one ion of seed is worili all > i ..-j" ;>.
fertihzer. That is, the farmer ?il
have to pay that much foi the same '
plant-food in any fertilizer he muy pui?
chase, no odds what Is Ihe source ol
Lot ihe farmers of the Stale o? usidor.
this question from a rational stand-1
point. Let thorn demand lull valuoi
lor their seed or keep them nl home, i
Tlie only loos will ho in lIn oil, but the S
tanner will not sulTet in that respect,
for he gets no bendi! Irom the oil.
The llgures given above art onl) np
proximal? ly correct, bu they 1110 near
enough to exactness l<? form a binds for
llgllliUg a little on tin- problem. 1/ l\d
ing formers could evi n call a meeting
and ask representative mill men to b
present and in a business way talk tho
problem over, ii would do no harm.
The mill men have their meetings ami
never invite, farmer - to alt- ml ami ? 11
cuss the prices of seed, (J. 1*.
Spuvtunhury) Jut*/ 2'J.
"Now, my heurors," asked tho lady
orator, who had ju-t linished cnutn
crating the qualities which should he
possessed by man, "what should he
done with thi* ideal husbuud?"
"Have him slulTed " suggested a
coat sc, frivolous (icrson in 1 side seat.
'?How much are you getting for
that?" lie asked of the man who was
mowing the lawn. ".Nothing," re
plied the man. "Tin 11 you're a In.,',."
("1 know it ; hut as I own th s place
land c.1.11*1 gel away from it, I've been
I a fool a louu while."
Mrs. UoU8Cki ep Th it will a very
small quart of peaches you Beul inc.
ami besides tlit-\ w . re very ?recii.
Dealer Ves'm, 1 noticed they Were
green, bo 1 iboughl I'd better not -end
you enough to do you any htir.11.
" 1 was given up to die with
quick consumption. I then began
to use Aycr's Cherry Pectoral. I
improved at once, and am now in
perfect health." Chas. E. Hart
man, Gibbstown, N. Y.
It's too risky, playing
with your cough.
The first thing you
know it will be down
deep in your lungs and
the play will be over. Be
gin early with Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral and stop
Thrte s'/ts : Z.ic. 50c, SI. AI! dm
Con*..It your iloelor. n he \U<
thru to as lie My*. II In lOl ? you ""i
to tr.lce it. then iluuM i?H< Ii. II? kiio
Lr*vc It With him. We are* liitf.
J. C. AVK? CO., howoll, Muss.
????iHMiin urn ihi nr ii in v in
! Oharleston ami Western Uarollna R 1
1 AUOCHIA A NO AsilKVIM.K SlIOHl I.IM.
in effect Mnj 20, urn.
r.v Augusta.|u 05 ,i :; -jo (
A r (I rue a wood.r. !?*> p .
" Anderson. . 7 A') |
" Lauren* .. . i .'hi p
" Oreonvillo. . ;t 2> p
" Qlenn Springs . I l"> p
" Kpartauburfi . II SM p
? Saludii. . f< p
" lien i' rsotivllle. H 11 p
" Ashevlllc . . l? p
Lv AslinVllle. 7 CT? ?
" Henderson \ i i le. .... s U"? a
b'lat Kock. - l.. a
Halnda. H ?n h
" Tryon. ..... u i;t a
" Bnartanburg, . . p.! io ,
" Olenu Springs. no a
" Groeuviilt .... IV 13 p
11 Lumens. . 2 CO n
'? Anuurson . 7 25 a
" (it en wood. 2 50 p
Ar Augimta. _ .... ??) (
Lv A ikUni,i. ... jj JJJ] j
Ar Allelidale. l (?_? i.
" Fairfax . 4 62 i
" Yeniassoo. .. . .'. < j
" Beaufort. ... 6 CO i
*? Port Itoyal. 7 in p
" Savannah . ....
" UliarleHtoii ... .
Port Koyal . ; in h
B< auforl.... . & (in (,
Yemassoe ..... (i 4(i h
Fairfax.... . 7 41 i
Alleudale. : 5s ?
A r AugUSta. In en
I Clo.se connection at (ireenwnod mr t
I points on 8. A. I?. and ('.. \ II Itailw<t.i
I him! at Spartnnburg with Southern !:. I
ror any inforniatl >i 'elativo to ticken
rates, schedules, etc . ttddi.isrt
\n . j . Obaio. (ieu. (>??<? A#e?il
K M North, Sol. Aat i-..
'I'M 1--:\vfv,s T? ?'C . . . ,
BlISI N B S^rri i f
SSSLfiSit SCHOO! 'SKORTIiANO
jtciual Businessj \?rAuGt/xrACo. ,
flChc .-.p bo.ird j'/* SITUATIONS H.u.<ll>. 1
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More call? than we enn i <i^sln!\ tin. Gum ?
nntuool positions hacked i>> s.t?"?i. i mirao
unoxuollcd, Kater any time, Ciital. frei
Add res? COLI MBIA IJIISiNKSS Mil KOI
Ooi.naiiM, s. (.
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LULtlllUI 1. lain water. .No dcaili sinoo school was founded??forty ? oven yearn.
RniMinrrc Enlarged. Beautiful, Repainted. Klogant largo new Library. Read*
i >uiiuin v>> Ing-room, Parlor, Vooal Room, Dining Itoom, study Hall, and Audi
torium with BoatinK capacity of ,1,100. Comfortable Dormitory and lecture Room a,
Hath Rooms?hot and cold water.
f^nrri/Mili im Thorough work. Pull OOl legi ate courses. Music, Art, Klooutlon,
v>ui 11LU1UII1. physical Culture, Pedagogy, Stenography, Typewriting. Primary
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-> i XInvo Always Bought, ami \vl Uh 1 ? foot u
over '10 .'.(-iii-s, lias borno tlio signature o$*
_mm*****> tttld bttS bCCll JUUdO U I 1 tils |lOL*
/ ' ? y/y.:--*'^- t suiial supervision since w? Infancy*
*? " ?'' ?'' '?''????&'* Allow no ono to deceive yon in (Iiis?
'.'< 1 ? Un'leltS, > nil t it k toil s ailtl " ?I uvl -:: - good' 'are 'lufj
? ?: . if*j that ti'lilo with antl ondniiHer (ho health of
. ?' ? ' ...iUlron? lixjici leneo against Hxpcrimcutt
Wh&l Is CASTOR !A
I?? l?i ?? harmless substitul ? f.or Castor oil, Parc
. Hi'f?|'is antl Sootliln*V s- .' i. is Pleasant. 1x,
. ? ? iieUhii!!1 Opium, tlorpliine ? .<??- other Narcotics
r.ls ago is ifuarantee. Jt destroys Wornifj
.-. L' ivrlshnoss, K etires !>iurrhu?a and Wind
. "i :. :lel|tj;i.'fj Teetliliijj 'IV sfol ?-, eures Constipation
? It nssiiiiilal - ;.'<- rood, regulates th;>
aid I Jewels, giving; liohll by t ltd tut Iura I sleep.
. hitdrcii's l'anaeca? -'.'ho rUolltor's ITi'lond.
- ? CASTOR IA -ways
j Boars u12 Siguatuvo of
The Kind You Have Always Bought
hi Uss For Over 30 Years.
1851 I'UKAIW UN1VKUSITY 11M>i
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Two courses are offered leidhi'! to iho d?! ttnohnlw ?il Irin R.A.) and
stNHier of Ar'H(>1 \.) Linn und Head n,: ttoom. Physical and (.'liomieal l.abora
lories. >'? w i-'ni-iy Uonin i >.. mil ? ?. ?.< ?:-'?-? ??: . ? I io a ii n i in by t ho mess
system (5alah>tni? stul cheulars of inmrtnattou du rcpi ?t. \ddrcss,
l?'or room* amdv to 1'itor
Presbyterian College of South Carolina.
Next Session opeiis Sejd ii I'Kii. Si-iihlal raic-5 to hoard in^idudeub Limited num'
l>er can be ac.conmdatod in l> ? t ry H.'Kiu) will pay for Imird riom-miit, mvri
l Ulattoii, and tuition, for Colicnaie year. Kivo prof ?wir* md mn i.? hi tor in facti I
iv. M oral I ii It n nees uoed. i uiir cs-'f studj leado I ? la r H, \ find M. A.
Fiti.? Commercial Course Wi o for >? daioguo or Information oi n ij i to
A E SPENCER Ulinton, s. t .
Double Daily 5ER'yicz
CA IM l'A I. Cl'h Itoii i'!'??
Shortest line bol ween all prim ipal < itice
North. Kfi?t, South ihkI Wosl.
Cucquallcd HehcdulOfl '*' I'au-American
Kxposition at HulTalo.
Sem ID i i.its In Kii i i r May 20, HK)I.
no in hbounii.
N ? ii ?
LySnvannah, Central 1...11 rpm ' pni
Fairfax .I Main ? Spin
Denmark. 2 Iftam 1 !l!l m
Columbia Kastern r... 4 luain ." 12pm
Caintlon. ? ? m uh v ?" 1 11
Chcraw.... . . V 12arri " 1 ipni
Ar Hamlet .7 io?m lo 1 ?..
Lv Cailionn Tall-.? 1 Oppin I'ai
A bbevillc. 1 "> 1 ?in i ?? --1111
Greenwood . 201 pin 1 'lam
('Union .... - 6! pin ?'? l.ain
tCarlisle.'? ?'. ipm ?? Uain
Chester . I tOpin 7 !tain
( ntawba Junction. 1 > ipm v :! am
Ar Hamlet.'. 10pm 10 : 'ail
Lv II am lei . - ' "am '." ?pu
Ar 1 alei -li.!" -. .m 1 i\nn
j'otcrshuri!.2 |.?pin ."> 1 an.
Richmond. ?> 2sj?m 0 luain
Washington. 7 05pni 1" n am
Halt:>iKire.II 2?j in II 2">ani
Philadelphia. 2 ft' ?in ; :n;pn
New York.lOani i pm
Portsirioulln-Norfolk.. Sftfipni Te am
a i. a i i.a.-. 1 \ XO < i.i nt
.v < alhoun v alls.?. 17am
Abbeville. . ? .1 - !pn
< irconvi uod... . 1,2 Ibpni
( Itiiton. 1 .J.?piii
i riiryi I idly'.
Lv i horaw, Kastorn r... 7 1 am ii i*pm
< Innidoii. fj ? 'am lam
Columbia. Central 1.. i) U'tun lu'mn
I'ciimark .II ol'am .' '. ?nm
Fairfax .II ;?lam ; ??'am
Ar Savannah. 1 I7piu I 62am
Jacksonville..Ii 10pm ;' Dam
I'ninpii. jl ' am ? lOpin
I a ('alawlia. Kaslorn I '.< 'im 1 i.'ftinn
Chester .,Pi 20ani I r'.\m
I'tirli le_ .I'1 Haiti - U rtiu
1 I III toll .? I am :' .'1 am
U renn wood ..122Jpln ?': i'iam
Abbeville .l- IH|im i 15ain
1 'alhoun Kalle. 1 16pm i I8nu
A r Athens. 2 Iflplil ? 2 am
Atlanta. 1 .v>pm ?> .> nin
l.ix \l. CLINTON TO All VNTA.
Lv Clinton. - npiu
0 roe 11 wood. . .'i 05pm
A bhovillo . . it !i .pin
Unllmiin Fsllfl. ... 1 11 pm
A r Athens. .. . ' Il'.pni
Atlanta . s (iuj>m
No. Ml ciMiiifc'is :ii Washington vvlili tlio
Pennsylvania llailwaj ItiilTnlo K.\i>reM .
nrrh ine ItnlTalu . I ? a m.
i oluroliin, Nowbcrry A I.awn :.- I'ail
way f? nln No f>2, leaving Columbia, I niun
Maiion. .11 ll.'2.'l a m dally, connects at ( i;i
ton with H a i Ky No Mi alTordliiK uliort
est and tpiickcsl rnitlu i>* several hours lo
Atlanta, Chattanooga, Nashville,?t? hi Is,
Chicago and all |>oinlfl a osl.
clone connoction ni PolorMmrg, lllcli
mond, Washington^ I'urlKmotiih Norfolk,
Columbia, Savannah, Jackaoi vlllo ami
A t laa ft witli illv< igillH 11 ne-.
Magniticoiil vosiihnlo trains carrying
through indium sleeping oars hoiween
all principal pomls
I'or red ii "i MIO*, Pullman reservations,
ete, upply lo
W'm. licTi.Bii, Jh.,I) I'i a. 5 availn ill tin,
<;. Sir P. Hattk, I'. P. A . Columhia, H <
.1. M 11 a it it Isi V. P. isn ?i ,M? l( K i,
i>i s. ii,(I PA, Portsmouth) \'a.
LUMBEH_ .OOMP^ NY
AUo use \. <?.v.
OfPIOI AND WORKHi N "Ki n A mi STA S. ('
Doorp, HkhIi, iiiiiuiH hikI MuiUlor'0
FLOORING, si 1)1 NO, CEILING AND
INSIDE FINISHING LUM BER
IN GEORGIA PINE,
All Correspondence given prompt at
MON?Y TO LOAN
On (arminglands. Raty payments, No
commissions charged, iiorrow^r pnys ac
tual oost of perfecting lose., in?ercit 7 pot
SOU'I HKRN )
Contt?itKo<l Noliortntfl ?>? I'lmmiifor TratiUb
In KlTool Juno IK), lOOt l
Not l lil'oiiiiil.
Lv. Atlnittft,'!. T.j 5 ?' ?
" AM:,, til, |C, T.l fl lV? 'I
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p j -ST) l>, 9 29 ?
s is p .) eo p
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6 6o V.
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7 48 PI b 02
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16 p 10 oj
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il 42 tx 7 U7i ;\| 0 00 p
a .? 15 ui a H5 p
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d ai 1 i!!!!!! 6 08 p'
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I ! ?liiii II W i 11 Jo pill ?0 p 1
2 8 to a 4 yjj?
p; i ihi ii joo'TiTtoi
p ; :W ii .> go ii! 3 00 a
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7 :? p
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Suuiiiii rvlllo." I 6
. Columbia .. ?' 111
. Now berry., " ho
,C4 root i wood,, "
Al.l ?-\nin" Ar ?
_ A iiilerHon Ar> ?
. .i i roonvlllo! ,Lv i!
..(IriM.nvlilo.. Ar T
Spnrtiiiibnrg Lv 12
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... Kn ixville... "
.. Oliiciunnti.. fi\- .
ii 8 jo" a
20 a II 40 a
i "a" a. ni. "P" p. ra. "M" noon. "N" night.
I Tra?isloavo Siiarlnnunr? via 8. U. A ?. dl
?islon daily for c-i midalo, JonosYUIs, Union und
Oolumidnnml liilorinedlnto i?>int;i at 10:08?.
to. und '< '??? 0. in
OhBHAptrnko l-iut) Stonmors In dally nor vloe
between Norfolk und Baltimore.
M..n. :.. i nd Rfc?"Washington and Mouth
wnstern Llmlti I." solid Pullman train.
Thro-.\uh sieenttiK ??nvt l.mveen New Vorfc and
Now Orleans, via WaaliltiRton. Atlanta and
? i und ul<u tiuiwuoii New York Bad
via a .i i.i.w Atlanta and Blr*
,. mil. ai?;-- k'Miil 1'iti.l.MA.n Ll Bit art
Oiin n\ 11 It) I:\iimIhM ivsen Atlanta an<l New
\ , |< tlr.su >? . ? Cl.i ? Cahi tu rWKii*
An inta and N'i h york. 1'tiling oar* serve
oil ini-iili <?.. ? te. Pullman aieaidnx aar*
f, ?iioronndQoldsboro. Uuxeooa*
noi;tIon ni Norfolk foi Ow> l'oint Comport.
AIkoiiI a' inn ? vvt i> Pullman D. R. i-lei?i>er
for Clint l:iti.. .. i. :in<l ClimilinnH.
I i.iled HtnteaFeet Mall" run*
nollil lietwien Washington ninl New Orloftn?.
i ? ? , ? ????Im h, through without
chaugi j. i .?? i of nil classes. Pullman
drnwliiM in '.-iir < hei wvon Now Vor?
ftlld Ni tt ? ?i . v ui Al):inli! :iud Montgomery
mi. i Imtwcnn Hi luiiiKhiun nnd Hloinnona.
Dining ?? rs < >r\ i* nil meals on routej
.v, ... nnd ? I ?? Atlanta and New York
BsnroHM." Local Irntn lxitwu>n AtlAnt*
and i luirlotte, eonnoellng at Oharlotto with
(In .i, h trains of ..mo numbers carry
ing I'" I ' l l *1 ?oping ? ???' ? bvtwoon ChariotU
ftii.l Uti liiiioiul, Norfolk, Washington aud Now
Jork. N' Pullman ears on thorn traimbe
tw i. 11 Atlanta and Charlotte. Lotivtog wash*
It igt on oi.il in lay, Wednesday and Friday
a [ourNl - I i i. ' ? ur will tun through be
Iwooti Washington and Han Krnncisoo without
?) r ... Connection at Atlanta with through
Pullman drawing room sleeping oar for JacV
?onvillo; also Pullman ?leapingT>ar for Bruns
Connect tun uia<,lo at
through I'liiinrin Rtoener
vlllo and < Stnelnnatl; a No i
vannali and Jacksonville,
Fl; AN Ks GANNON, B. H. UARDWIOK,
TMrd V*?P. .v- Uen. Mgr.,
lor A ?hnvtile, Knox
i at Columbia for fta
WunhtnKton, I). U.
W. H\ I'AYI.OB,