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[ WITH GHOST Of liil iil ':
By W. \V. S. In The State
."'>' till Carolinians u i*o familiar 1
w Ih tlie story <>!' Horseshoe tiobiusoii ,
':is exploits during i'm- revolution j
in the Carolinas and' Virginia. Tim
book is mi exceedingly interesting one. j
..:>'! is particularly so to Carolinians]
?I account of its serenes being laid 1
mostly in those two States.
Headers ? 1 the book remember with (
. uui'? the" old Sihsgrovo rnmiiy lind I
: ': ntatton situated on tbe Knoree rW- I
? In Latin its county; VYo love to (
recall brave Mary .\iusgrove and her
friend and lover, John Unmsy, who I
was killed in the war. We Imagine
we t:nn see her us she stole forth at I
nway from the British guards,
1 meet Iter lover in the woods near
! . And doubtless many have i?i<*- ,
? -.I to themselves the old house as
? iod on the hillside overlooking tin*
ri ? '. and the old mill down by the
?|". is historical old place is standing
that is. 'he buildings, und is nine I
... ? media ' miles from the town of
>n oil the Ihloree.
It was my privilege und pleasure
to . ' it litis old place hist April with
i?\vd Of oilier co 11 ego boys from
tho Presbyterian coll?ge. We set
:<ill one afternoon with preparations
I01 spending n night und day <?ui
th? ??. and with the prospect of :i
?? I lime and having no CS reek or
? hi to bother us in the meanwhile.
Mo-t all of us had been studying
? ?? [took in eh'ss nhd were deeply lu
? ied in seeing the place; I, bo.
ii . ihe only one who had been there
? , lously, having gone oh a slmilnr
(i it iig last season.
>..- arrive.1 about sundown, mid til
riio'-t in tore (he team stopped about
?,,1: of the boys were in the river.
v\v Iiitended to s::iy lit the old mill,
as ' t yea;-, but ;i cloud was coining
p, find so we went up to the old
?? on tho hill, securing both shel
irr for our1 team and a comfortable
1 1 for ourselves. The place is
I, hiluihlted at present, and also the
. ' do nl it ? ;,round for a mile 01 so
? 1 :ied rpttie "spooky." \?itii ii dark
? ' i\u\ ove: i-. -ml and r.hoilt toil miles
. ii town. We established ourselves
Mini Itnggilgo in liiC old front room
: ? ? old Alh n Musgrove ahtl his
1 ? ly tint and listened for the cry
o| li'iend rind foe, where l-lorserhoo
l. ihiisoii sal and discussed (he Will
wltli them, and ever kept his keen ear
listening lor hostile noises
i'1 ?? house is two stories high, with
a large, wide chimney at either end.
A11 old fashioned fireplace is in the
: 'Oh- room, ami in this we soon had
,1 fire hlnzlng. Ooln? no the spticlous
iftiilrway which had banisters, am1.
[oiU'Voii about ilke a huge snake, we
ionn<l more rooms.
In one i>:' Urnsi' Major Butler had
been hold prisoner by the Ihitish
Willie iiie.V held th" place, 'i"he house
stands in a group of largo trees, and,
doubtless, was <i"ii" ;?. mansion in the
old days. I'lovor blossoms on the
hillside and wild roses perfume the
rilr with (heir fragrant ?cetit.
Across (lie Hvor Is Kparlauburg
county, und a great red clllV yawns
above the peaceful river. An inm
bridge spans the river ami Connects
the two counties.
The oid mill .-lands down by the
river, though in a iiiueli dilapidated
condition, :.s a result of last summer's
Hood, The propertj is now cwiied i>v
tin Thorn well orphanage, and highly
prized for its historical connections.
When we had become fully settled
in our unusual quarters, a general cry
of "supper" w ent up from twelve hun
| gry beings. Out came our '?rations,"
I a supply of which it seemed :is ii we
had enough for a regiment, but none
of them greeted their starting place
again, however, nut before we ate
svo remembered the one in whose euro
we were and stood with bowed heads
while one of our 111111)1)01' Sllld grace,
'Twas Indeed a very strange sight to
see in the same room where those old
historical characters played their part
in such stirring limes over one iuiii
ilred years ago. a crowd of college
hoys now standing Silently awaiting
their Master's blessing.
Uy this t iii!-- it was pouring rain,
i The thunder echoed with deafening
roars through the hillsides and the
! surrounding scenery w as aglow with
the blinding llashes ot lightning. Viid
amidst it ail t;.>? old river rushed
swiftly onward. galnillK power as the
I Storni continuodi The falls roared
j with the sound of a mighty engage
ment between British mid AiUericaii,
I as the swelling Stream rushed over
! them. Hut what Cared we? We were
j full of run and. after entltlg. w ? spread
, our blankets next to the r tir wall and
j made ready for n "..muhm i !?' Ihne
j frolic, w ith wr sMingi I <ii ! ;?iui ???<?
j forth foremost on t lie ; ' '..
,vere i 1
Olli' parly and points 1:0.1: .:!! >..?;?
! this state. Ore hoy fr .a: \ '..?:..: ead
i brought his bathing s >i: a ?PI ,.ho.1 li
j as wrestling uniform. No one dan 1
; to think of sletlp til! the w, ??? s: ,1,
hours of morning. All of a iud leit
one hoy'S face turned ghostly .V,,te
and his eyes seemed Rilled to a dooi
opening from the hall which en erod
the stairway. Hush' All eyes tu: 1
to one spot. The stairway creaks;
the dood opens ami a stalwart figure,
FATHER 80-MOTHER 76
The aged father and mother
of a prominent Boston lawyer
safely carried through the last
two winters by
The son says: "My father
and mother owe their present
strength and good health to
Vinob During the last two
trying winters neither of them had a cold, and were
able to walk farther and do mote than for years.
I think Vinol is perfectly wonderful. It certainly is
the greatest blood-making, strengthening tonic for eld
people I ever heard of."
We want every fechlc old person In this town to try
Vinol. Wc will return their money without question II It
doey not accomplish nil wc claim !or It.
THE I,AT RENS DRUG CO., Laurcns.
clad in a rough bathing suit, holding
a big rill? under his arm. and a dan
gerous knife hanging by his side.
"Ilorseshoc'S Ohost! Horseshoe's
Ohost!" yells some one, and as the
ligUre liugt rs a' the nearest hoy a
dor.eii hoys leap lor doors, Windows or
any opening. Soon the great. white,
rough-looking figure is alone, nhd the
ill <imi i
ed lb po to (lie falls "Ilor.' ? Falls"
I hey ate called.
tve decided it was host wo should bo
haggago, Wo hatte farewell Id tlie dd
Miisgrdve place till .-mother y.vur. and
? . I i
One ni (,'?:? <???( ,<i sali.l .:' had lost
'.?is ]??>?? U.-? hool; when we vvoro ready
to spirt; Afi ? s< eni Iii i round for
. ? il ; . : ? ?
as l?.s' for good, lie found h in Iiis
pocket i A lad fii in l?ook lilll nb< is
ed hi in of wanting a collodion;
Wi' reaclied lo.wn safely, all IP. I d
with joy over our trip and resolved to
?-?Ii ug tili liexl >ear.
"Here's to the Ohost of llbrsoshoo
Robinson and the Musgrove Place'
May :hoj never part '"
Voaatr Olrls are Vlciitus.
Young girls are \ ieiinis of headache
as well as older wOnloii, hut all gel
quick relief and prompt eure from
l)r, King's Xow Life Tills, the world's
best remedy tor si< k and nervous
headaches. They make pure blood,
and strong nerves ami build up your
health. Try them. 2;"e at the I.au
reus Drug Company and the Palmetto
The Kain 11} Skeleton.
Teacher- -"what is your lather's oc
Little Hoy "I eah'i tell you."
Teacher "Cut you new."
Little I toy "My father tides ii'l want
Hie (0 tell "
Teacher "I insist oh yriur telling
me. 1 have to know ."
Little Hoy (tearfullyi '"He's he's
the fai lady at the diiho imisoiun."
Pen arc of Oialmeiiis for Catarrh that
< until in Mercury.
as mercury will siirtdy destroy the
sense of sao'll and completely d'M'angO
the whole syst ein when enterbm it
through ihe mucous surfaces Such
articles slinUld never ho used except
on prescript loin from reputable phys
iciaiis. as the damage they will do i>.
teii fold to the good you can |iossihly
derive from them I lull'; Catarrh
Cure, hiaiiiifacttirdd i>y F, .i Cheney
& Co.. Tob do; O., Contains ho mercury
ami Is taken internally, acting direct
ly upon ;l ?? bioOd and iihiomi- surfaces
of Ute systeni, 111 huy'ltm Mall's Ca
tarrh Cure h. sure yoll gel the genu
ine. Ii is taken Infcruait) and made
It) Toledo, Ohio. l>y I'. .1 Cheney \- Co.
Price T'e per bottle Take Hall's
Fa tu 11.\ Mils lor constiptii Ida
\ I In er Puzzle.
'. What slate Is* more than one
halt A? Alabaiiui.
L'. What state is round at both
ends and high in tile middle? Ohio.
:!. What two stale- are unmarried
lailies? MisS-iSSlppI and Miss-otll'l
I. What tWO states one begins
with ihe name of a girl and the
other ends with the same name? Ida
ho and Flor-ldu,
6. What slate has a 10 in the mid
dle of it? Te-X-as.
6, What state pleases the dairy,
men best? New-Jersey.
7. What state reminds you of Ihe
beginning of the Spanish American
S. What slate Is named for a meat
!>. What state is named for a King
of France? liOiiis-lann.
It). What two states have only two
consonants between them? Iowa
and Ohio i w and h.)
II. What state reminds you of a
bin boat built thousands ol years ago?
11'. What stale starts oft in a bad
13, What state whose citizens are
all geose? Micltl-gan (dors.)
1 I What state has in P a kind
of sew inn \er> popular with the la
I.".. What state remind.- yon of min
10, In what three states did the
great Irin of American orators reside
iusl before the war? South Carolina,
Kentucky and Massachusetts lOal
hoiin, clay ami Webster),
it. Same live states with girls'
names in them. I'lor-hla. bla-ho.
Louisi ana. Indi ana and Virginia.
iv What two states whose names
!' 'i ? ? mountains? Vermont and
i.'. v? bnl state indicates fresh
meat? New llnm*pshlr*;
2a, What staii- ought to sen the
"Why does your now baby cry so
"Say, if all your ieoth Wore bu(;
ybiii' imlr off. mul ybur io;;s so weak
Red Mas' and
Blue Stem i
Rice Heal and
Wheat Bran for
ver Skin and
Laurens, S. C.
of 30c per bbl.
We have only one
more car of cheap
flour. We will make
this week only.
Majestic liest I'dteht h'loitr $6.20
Wliiu Swan Host 1'at. I'loiir ft.oo
Corn 07 1 fe
\\ ? ? ? ' iislu:
oi 'i\ \;- kust Proof ( >.it^t while
tlu'v last \\ - will seil at b\l>c per
sale Grocery Co.
Copyright h'lour pel bbl. $<>
25 lb. .Sack Sugar t.40
100 lb. S;ick of Salt .60
Seed < >ats per bushel .70
8 lb. package of Coffee 1.00
Kat Hack per lb, . 13
3 lb. can of Tomatoes .to
1 lb. can of Salmons foe
or 3 for .25
We gin Cotton, per bale t.oo
Wc buy Cotton Seed, pet
We buj Cattle, at 2 j: to 3c
We buy most anything.
We sell most everything
J. I). Culbertson
Madden, S. C.
constitutional derangement elsewhere anil it should be
*VT treated not with a headache cure but
liuiMit. ii is a svtnpt
Dike's Little Liver Pill:
Dike's Little Liver Pill:
A trcht Lor 1 luvler's
I ?aureus, South Carolina flf
A Bank Check
hh It y< u have a.checking account with this bank
and settle your store bills, with a cheek, yout"
merchant will seldom fail t" nive the proper credit
hi case >>t an (::<>; 111 amount otherwise, your
cancelled check, returned to von bv us, will furnish
unuisputuble evuieuct as to datc^ payee, c
No reason lor argument, no chance t<
ui 1 1< >ss < ?f t i iendship.
rhe Bank for Your Savings.
Two of the greatest ever offered
Stu?ebaker E. AT F. 30 h. p. ifclOcri
Touring Car - - J/l^iJ".
Stu?ebaker Flanders 2(> h. p. Runabout
Convertible to a four passen- <6*7SZ[0
ger Touring Car - - *T *
Write 1 ^
Swygert & Teague|
South Harper Street, Laurens, S. ('. i\
Blue Gem and Jellico
Qua I i t v (i u a ra n teed
WnnH Any kind or quantity
t ? UUU (0 your order
nrflv?(yp AU orders lar-e or
ui cij small given prompt
^tflttP Crushed, for all
OlUIIC paving" purposes
Brick and Cement
All orders given personal and prompt
We have just installed a set of
Jones up-to-date scales, and are pre
pared to weigh your produce.
Long Distance Phone 33 Laurons, S. C