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THE BLACK TRACKERS
Wonderful Keenness ol ! :o
Natives of iia.
USED TO TRACK I R ALS.
These Men Art Vci itel . dhoi eh
nnd Have a Natural tinoi Foi
Running Down Dcepercu
l-loeing From Jll .
A < rlrnlnnl in Aus ....? -
Ms chances for im . >
less it" u "tracker" is put u] n hi rail
within a Any afier the crime I. ..
erod. A "trucker'' Is n i ; live I
mau having ualura i in- ? ? .
ning down criminals Ho : . ?.
the. These thou are \ eri -i ? ' . I
hounds, nnd their sirang< . ?wer i pos
sessed by noNuhor hue In Ihc s\'o 1
So Implicit Is il1.- . ill ;? neo foil in
them hy Ihu p i!too lhal when i
titai :s out upon a man hunt the < .-r
\vho goes with Idtn nierel; follows lit
Ids wake, lie does n | , ? , , , . ;
in any wny Intel fern >>11 I htit,
lending Ins < \ n hor ". .
lo go In wbalevci' dire
no matter how iippur?
his course ma< seem.
Tito most suecessfi I tracker i re In
Queensland, near Ihc edge New
South Wales. They will In ? .
dir. til nee, iinlui ited I no ten <t
tred for their (pill rry, bul Irot's
< f proving their peril lie re
ward they ask Ik llhsuii siniill (< :
the long and dillicull ' .V lew
shillings or some cheap . ..
rings, and 80 <>n. quite sun them
They have no idea of the \ io of
money. Hum is their great v.
Once u tracker wits ompl i to i <
onto Home vnluublo trees for . limber
man, lie had to trnrel
miles through a forei \ so <
.was necessary to eui iii
with his tomuhnw k.
was a bottle of rum, >
merchant derived over C2,ouu from tin1
sale of the tree>.
The follow lug d< ripll
bunt will com i >
dangers and Inn .
In this parti
was a splendid ispc It .
Tho usual loin gaim
sk in he had e.v ! . I .
eiing of . ottoti chub pi led >
police, lie led a In
time In t he open com
where (he runaway's foo could
be sei n from a hoi
very etii'licst, bt ttiiso (bo I
stolen some , hile. 'u A! urn! i
(?lime of - ; i
\ erely dealt wll Ii mid ?"
The offeudur wan I
buslunnn, cunnin ; and . . . . .
the tactics of ibo ti
more, he had two ? ? .
To accompany 1 chase like ibis is
awesome, the 111. leuco t
lion of Hie \v<
Then, loo, the trulls : re ?'? ? Ive, of
(en loading to a dot.
beneath u foliage sc. de .? Und it i
impossible even i ? ? ? lei e of
the sky. Dlirkl
quickly in (in- mo
by nightfall the :. tel
ployer were glad (?1 reach n "?? out
modntlon house," or ran '
where such as Iheso were > illy wol
coined and allowed lo
night. At (his house Ihn n er tried
to bear tidings of his man, but no one
had seen him.
All tho noxl day Ibo black fellow led!
along ns swiftly p< ? .i >, Hie
was extremely rough, and mile aftci
inilo was covered Ibroiigh w lid sIN n ???
uulil n stranger would sure! link the
guide was plnyli ? il losllig tine. A
ho lime could I bey I'Ide, t< id II was
With great diniettlty ilinl tlu\> reached
a sort of clearing, where Ibo horses'
were* tied and camp siru ' for tin
night. Tearing huge i i if burl
from the trees and urappin; bl nkeli
around tliein, each Itiy on lln concavt
surface of one for n lied and re I.
At noon (!?.:? ne'xI day luishniitn's
cabin was rea< lied, nil l lb ro llio 11 red
hoires were tethered. The huhtdfs
then proceeded "ii I liter nigh
in the forest, and (lie f an !i ii t i
these Intrcpl 1 hunter lh< '??
way through iinderbnisli peculiar lo
Australia. < ailed "lit w yet ? '
tors," Pecan-.? its Ihorns a id br.i a
bles catch one at cvor.x turn. OlU'u Ihc
guide hesitated, lurned hack nnd struck
off in another direct.town an em
bankment. the res! tumbling niter bin
A wild chase (lull inusl have heeti
Two whito nun following Hie appat
cut ly mad act ions of ti black fi i
into places so ivmoto lhal it von,
hnvd been Impossible to 111 il lit
out of them illou ?. but i ueh Is the. cOl
tldcuco in tintt ' nunl ?. In ( . . a
tie;'?? und nbfiit) < ; a It >' 11
now crawled :?<r I ho greater pari on II!
liands ami knees, ml. 'hi
tVvlgs ami brniiehcH fi?r ?
ly broken pa-1 ugeuu,v for .. ? <
Jfo w.is about len feel libe ! of Hi
r>t!ietr. v hen lie itaVO a Kit ?dliCd ev
ciamal ion <>i dell
"I catch white feller rpilek!' he i
nnd pointed to a scrap of 1 ' "lb ? I1'
to a broken twig Moill" I' ?urt
and a rtvor wns reiteln i
damp earth of (lie bank ? \>" I
were pldlltl.V seen
The (racl.er leaped Into the I'lvr
niul struck mil for the opp i lie Sldt
Emerging upon the olhei' l?:t :-. he t'tn
drlppitt^t, l"i twi niy feel or i .. fi I >>i
lug footprints that had o( tin
hi i lie \ litOr's edge.
Then the (: I Her pUIISl tl 1 ?.- >..
plainly pur./.led. \s hnl bad bee i i >
Ilm entile IbiefV IIa I lie focro? 0(1 111
river or swam down as f?l' RH ? old
and luuded on either bank, then strm
Int-? the woods again? Alter sharply
oxanitnlng the jirouinl he troubled
guide swam bach aud landed a few
yards below his parly. By his actions
I hey saw that lio had round the track*
? The cri in Ina I had indeed crossed
i r, hut where had be gone alter
Trusl a trucker lo solve riddles of
thai soil! Smhh-nly he begun uncover
ing the haves and twigs between him
und (he other two men until he reach
ed I hem They were silting beneath a
hlij eilenl> pros llee.
"Whlto i. 'er no fool black feller:"
he said, smiling, wet ami breathless.
'I a i- v as seen that the fugitive bad
ally covered lip his tracks by
' hack ward. Strange to relate,
?. Us terminated under the very
(reo win 'o the party were sealed. But
apparently the man bunt was finished.
Tin gi me had vanished into space!
Th (raeker dashed Into a thicket
it lly secured a strong, pliable
'.use.l by the natives to scale (ree
li id s t. > sinoolh to climb. This he
about Ilm (fee and began to
The others looked on in as
lot ? lit. I p went the black until
t In the nlr; then those below
no;h-ed (Iiat the iiinln trouk of the tree
n i roken off years before, form
? !i fi i the new branches that
h id sprung up on either side.
astonishing thing happened.
Hi; d n 'i inie the hollow of the
dead ireo trunk, the Ira kor seized
?lue hl it the same lime S?OUttUg
to lh.? ' hi er hciienth: "Boss, boss, I
!i v Inio felh r! Ho play oossutn!"
? opening appeared a man's
In i id ti more wretched object
d n . r have been seen, tie was
I, dirty, gaunt, half starved.
In d 10 course be paid the penalty of
his ci me 11 ? said that, knowiug a
Ollld be put upon hin trail, he
pi I lo give him the Impression
had been drowned while swim
ming the river.
ers have a horror of traveling
. .. being constantly In roar of
. Ih? bunylp, n fearful monster
glaring eves, which they believe
tie spirit of an old aboriginal
uns around the swampy
?( to catch black men.
'hten truckers half out of
1 lolling them you will send
::' er them. They nlno be
e ili . a ahmt lives on mountain
K to kill them with a club;
i-v never sleep on top of a
in of near a swamp, always
lielr brush tents, or mi in is.
and level spot. Their only
ef Is that a big god who
?Ii !i p for ages will one day
. eat up (he whole world.?
ai on's Weekly.
?> ere Vtiiu k of bronchitis
... ;,. ins Coiigli Itenicdy.
IStli, last, my little
old daughter cont i acted a
. I Ic'i resulted In had case
says Mrs. \\'. c. Qlb
loii. Ky. "She lost the
cell coinplelely and was
?lilld Fortunately we
I oiise and gave it lo
..I Ihc printed dlroc
i i mid (lay she was a
heil um) on the tilth day.
? " is cut Irely well of
. I : . uiehil IS, Which I at -
. ;i,:. rph mild medicine. I
nd t'hamherlain's Cough
?servedly as I have found
life i and quickest cure
for < lilldreit and adults,
ever used." For salt;
,1 ates of America,
of Sot!tli Carolina
. District Court.
It, . . : . Nelson.
I io (ill order of .lohn -I.
. n I'nnkrtiplcy, in t lie
i mailer, dated Dec. ?
i i,n for Side tie- entire
good: ?> i'h furniture ami
, met I; heloligilig (o Mrs.
on Hat km pi Iflstrtlo. The
i t principally of Dry
Clothing, Notions and
! .-.ill receive bids there
in ... luck ti. m. mi the ftlh
>.. 1 >.. I POO. The
i nhy and all bids Is
Ivo :.n. satisfactory
o I'ffei ! It pl'lvalo sale, as
; , i in pursuance of said
vii'i ; 11 si II t<? the highest
li:' mill i v at tlie store
. occupied by l!m said
- ?'?.. n, ?nukrtipt at Dan
, ? i'i o'cloth a. hi., on (ho
.., . i niiar.v A. D. IflOh. Hie
of i oods, war ?: ami iitor
i- v iih furniture and
hi i , aid Bankrupt
: ,. p|\ ?nidry the vtiltlo
.? ,.r Is. Font Tho.is
, i i Sl>:t v niti" and
, .;? l.jlip.SI t of which
; ( vor Otto Thousand
?on oi millinery,
??nd r duros aggregate
-ii Ion and psiri Ictilars can
,nd ibe ; te< l< ? xsmltiod
i i ... muh rslgned, ill his
,, ,; ii Loan and IOx
i ailr'ehs, s. Ci
CI n W. Tun",
i ,, in Bankruptcy.
i? 21 l%8, 22-21
I, i , ii.' the largest and
Itockers In ilifl'ereul de?
....... bcaullfully flnlslied
Hun w ill he money saved
M. .v. n n Wllkes A Co.
> , I, I ???????? I
The largest^and best |
Consisting of a beautiful line in ) I I I II jl i
different designs made of the best j 1 j j ! jl In \
quality of material, with turned I II L^-l 11 II jm \
rounds and well braced. | ..^^-s^^ 1
On account of buying in car- j jfjT111111^^ ^^^^hI
load quantities direct from the J ^F^^
manufacturers, we can sell the 'L!^
best finished Chairs for what you ~~"' -^?i|gaail JLf^^jI 1
would have to pay for a cheaper I W
quality at other places.
?"1 ?" ?."" .
Uli) acres near Park Station $50 pe1'
acre, terms easy.
75 acres 1J miles ot' I,aureus t'. II.
on Milton road $2,000.
T. K. Hudgens house and lot E, Main
st reot at a bargain.
House and lot on Hampton street.
The Switzer farm, 236 acres, on easy
The .lames T. Brownlee tract 82 3-4
Fine livery st?hle on Mill street, very
low and one-half cash.
10 lots of 111 acres each in 1-1 mile of
Watts Mills at a bargain.
Three hundred and fifty acres, :\ miles
from town, half in (inc timber, $15.00
The prettiest place in Fountain Inn
at a bargain-$3,000.
;t.r> acres near Walts Mills. Come
quick or it will tie gone.
85 acres known as Ola Spoon farm, 0
miles west of I.aureus C. II., .$800.
? <i)2 acres in two tracts, on Duncan's
creek, near Gnrlingloil station.
140 acres near Ware Shoals, lineiv
improved and in high state cultivation.
92 :i-'l acres near Tumbling Shoals,
high state cultivation, with six-room
132 acres between Laurens and ('Un
ion at a bargain.
We have that magnificent farm
known as the Van Robertson form,near
Waterloo, 241 acres at a bargain, and
very easy terms.
313 acres near Waterloo, the Amanda
500 acres near Stomp Springs, the
best bargain of them till.
One six-room bouse and lot on Floth?
ing street at a bargain.
'.17 acres, the Boyd farm at Movd'.
Mill, $10(10; one-half cash.
Comploto ginning outfit 2k miles ol
town, guaranteed '25 per cent on in
200 town lots.
.'>n bouses sind lots at a bargain.
Due lot on X. Harper St.. nice build*
ug lot. between sieve Taylor's ami .1.
Par Sue oir Kxclinngo A nice two
. tor... nine room house with front and
rear plazas, a good well of water
and other Improvements upon the
premises and a line selection of Stand
ard fruits of different varieties, a
good garden with a largo lot of nice
cabbage KOCH with tho premise gratis.
This lot contains two acres and fronts
on North Harper street, and extends
hack and front.- on Mock street. Will
sell or exchange for improved county
property WOil located and near the
city. Titles perfect and terms easy.
See US about it.
Come and see us for any kind of real
estate city or country.
Anderson & Blakely
West Main St.
W ater Well Drillers
Are Honey Makers.
Everybody uses water. A drilled
well is the only means of obtaining n.
pure, cold and unfailing supply. Dug
wells and springs arc simply cess pool .
for collecting disease br< eding surface'
drainage, lift" per cent. of Typhoid ?
l*'OVCV IS con tract cd from had water.
A Keystone Drill will penetrate tli<'
bed rock and lap the pun-, unfailing'
streams below All surface water i-.
SCCUrely cased off. A drilled well ,
rarely goes dry in the most, protracted
drouth, li is safe, \
There is more monov in ii Keystone']
Prilling Outfit than in :i Threshing]
Machine and you work all t!i ? year !
round instead <d' three months tail of
twelve. Machine is the most complete
on the market and must not bo eon*
founded'with cheap and llitnsy outlit
Drills a G-inch hole ihrough any forma
tion to any desired depth al the rate of
50-fccl a day in ordinary formations.
Costs $5.00 a day to run in fuel,
and labor. Will go anywhere under its
own steam and can be set U|> and put.
to work in liO-minutos.
Write for catalog No. 1.
Keystone Driller Company
Beaver Kalis, Pa.
Dr, and Mr s, a. Roland of Stra
lham, On., hftor a week's visit to rein,
lives in the city and county, returned
to their home today.
It Tastes Good and
the famous cod liver and
iron medicine, without oil.
Vinol is much better than
cod liver oil and emulsions,
because, while it contains all
the medicinal value they do,
it disagrees with no one.
As a body builder and
strength creator for old
people, delicate children,
after sickness, and for stub
born coughs and colds Vinol
The I.aureus Drug Co.
ibutne Bargains in
t Mio house und I"' in Sullivni
good six room house add the |ol
eoiitaiiiitu; About obo ik it is .i
Wordi Iii" inoilu.N. i <?(? . I.'.
A bice oUtti'Hi '<!i (iurlh gloii S
Koine nice i'uil<iiiiv lots on (I ?
of town, sin ;'.i'rv for only '
niiinc bargains in nice buildinj
and small farms, . ? > -41 ? 1 - - l'i .
farm:-, jusl beyond I ho \V:itt
us about these.
Wc also have some luce larm 1
list. Seo us if you want i<> buy <>
II. A. ivioLKOl). Mgr. I.' ai '.
i tcparl ment,
Olliee in Todd littil iii
U) ! ial Payments.
I >m mond
Thousand -. of Im
ffl li'you do, Stop n '
Ically and positively
J mind to prcvcnl or <
"#I suffered 9 yr.
kiriH, of Cary, K y.
nearly cramp t<< <'?
I'.carly kill mo wii'li |
'relief, but failed, him
Tsrow I can do n I
^jCardui the prai ?