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E.PABLISHED_1865,W R Y, S.C., TUESDAY, .FEIRUARY i8 1902. rTW il A W 50
JUDGE JAMES M, CROSSON.
TU LAST OF Ti E ANTE BELLIUM L IW
YERS OF NEWISERRI.
lie Writes an Intereeting Letter of Now
be,ry and Its People Years Ago-The
7Judge Now fsidcea lu
We are glad to publish the follow
ing letter which will be of interest to
all Nowberrians from Judge J. M.
0 Crosson, who is the last of the Ante
Bellum lawyers of Newberry. He
ltft Newberry 40 years ago, and is
making his home in Paris, Texas.
His son, Thomas Y. C osson is now
a judge, living at Bellinger, Texas.
The old judge is now 78 years of
ago, and is as gay and fond of fun
as when a jolly young lawyer fift)
years ago in Nowberry. He in still
talked about in his old native town.
Paris, Texas, February 2, 1902.
Four years ago, wife and I sitting
side by side, as we are now, I wrote
to The Herald and News that we
were looking out of the "western
windows" of life. We are still look
ing that way-only nearer, (wife 72
years old, I in my 78th year) "wait.
ing till the angels open wide the
mystic gate." Just now I said to
her, that we were as happy as two
terrapins sitting on a log in spring
sunshine! She said nay! but as two
doves, sitting on a limb cooing for
"We have had pla mates, in our youth
fil dae;1 our joyful school (lays"
"'A --nearly all, v.ll gone, the old fa
"Over the river, they b-ckon to uc."
My wife has but two schoolmates
in the town of Newberry; that de
lightfully interestiug and intelligent
lady, Mrs. Laura Ewart, that excel
lent and good lady, Mrs. Harriet
Lane. I~have none; all my clasa at
Erskine gone; of 40 in my class in
South Carolina College, I learn that
only four beside myself are alive, viz:
Capt. L. William-i, Greenville, Dr.
A. G. Fuller, Laurens, Hon. W. F.
B. Haynesworth, Sumter, and Dr. J.
H. Carlisle, Spartanburg. Oh! how
often we think of the "dear souls who
have crossed the infinite sea."
"How strange the scheme of things,
how brief a span,
"The little life of man;
"And ever we mark them, fleeter and
"The days and months and 3 ears, glid
lag with winged feet."
I find South Carolinians wherever
I go, and if there is a Newberry man
I find him. In the company I raised
in 1861, there werp 21 from South
Carolina, nine of tiem from New
bJerry, or their fathers were. Five
were McCormicks, all nephews, or
gand'nephiews or David Reid. 1st
Lieutenant David Reid McCormick
was killed February, '02; Willhe Mc
Cormick was killed March, '02. The
others were James, Samuel and
Henry. Three of them were grand
sons of that jolly, good old man,
Henry Boozer, who lived near my
Uncle Sam Spenece's. He used to
say he had twenty-one children and
that all were girls but twenty. Jrao.
T. Poe's mother wvas a Mc.Cormick
and so was J. F. Peter's wife, who
often talked to mes about Newberry.
There ilso were two others, 0. E. and
WV. 0. Allen, grandson, of Johnny
Thweat, whose praying and fighting
powers are stated in the Annals of
Nowberry, pp. 80 and 87. They
were all splendid fellows. Also WV.
B. DeWalt, a grandson of old Taplow
Harris and a kind Christian gentle.
Among the odd characters of long
ago was Tom Meeks, who was one of
the 2,500 impressed sailors during
the war of 1812, claiming to be
American citizens and refusing to
fight against their country, were imn
prisoned in Dartmoor prison, in Do
vonshire, England, and were kept till
the close of the war. Hie always
carried with him a little model of a
ship. He lived and drank upon the
town. His son died in Williamas
County in Mexican war. Nick Ki
nard occasionally visited the town
and lived for a while as Tom did.
He remained in town one time too
long as Tom thought; ho took Nick
by the arm and led him to the top
of the hill between Capt. Jack Cald
well's and Natann unter's and dia.
missed him saying that he (To. )
was the only one authorized to live
upon the town. Nick had some ox
perionces with the courts; while
O'Neall was holding court, Nick, full
of "bug juice," was boisterous in the
court yard; being brought into court,
O'Neall as usual, gave him a good,
kind temperance talk, telling Nick
that he was a good man, and had a
good wife and children, that he did
not want to jail him. Nick replied,
"Now Neall, don't do that." O'Neall
said, if you will go home, I'll lot you
off. Nick said, i'll go, Noal], give
me your hand, which O'Neall did,
and Nick departed.
At another time Frost was holding
his first term, in the fall, and on first
day Nick again became uproarious.
Frost had him brought up and
located him in jail. Just before
court adjourned the sheriff suggested
to the judge that Nick was in jail.
Frost said he had not forgotten him
and that he would discharge him the
last thing before adjournment. For
a long time Nick was teased by the
boys saying, that he had been Frost
bit early in the season. There were
two others that loved a drink, the
sons of an old soldier, Fergus and
Billie MoClelland. Billie was a small
rotund figure and when full would
hhout," Forgio's a steamboat and
Billio's the biier." Billio perished
in the Mexica war, and Fergus died
in Newlbarry Couity a few years ago.
I see no mention of Capt. Matthew
ifall in the Annals. lie vas a some
what prominent character; was a mom
ber of the legislature, a good auc
tioneer, and with George Brown, was
often procentor, at Proslperity Seco
derchurch. Hoor Brown line1 ont. the
Psalm and led the tunes. I was a
kid when I first saw him. Coming
from school I got into the road at
Mnj. Graham's ginlhouse and saw
Matthow riding a race; he was on a
claybank horse. Ho wrote reminis
cences of Newberry, which were in
teresting to me; he sent me a copy
but it was loet in the burning of our
house. He was a sensible, good man,
if they did joke him saying he mistook
the market house for the horse rack
and sat down and hung his hat on t4
beef hook. When he died a good
man left us.
Capt. Jim Moore (not mentioned
in the annals) an odd charac
ter and a writer of rhymes on
one occasion, riding hastily from
Lexington, being asked the news
from the court, replied: the jail was
full, the jail yard was crowded with
pfrinoners staked to the trees, and the
Coinilanders and Comminongers bad
not yet been tried. They wvere good
citizens, but Jam's poetic inspiration
thought their names were long and
euphonious, and hence ho used them.
During the "CratingClub" days, a
drink was nailed up in a crate, and
rolled up the circular stone steps of
the 0o(1 Court H-ouse and down on the
other side, and. then taken to the
"Curl Hole" in front of the jail, where
the public spring branch turned to
the creek, and emptied therein.
I have never yet had the pleasure of
meeting Prof. Welch of Houston, but
he r-anks y ery high as an educator;
but when I am in Houston I always
havo a cosy chat with that excellent
young man, R. A. Welch; ho is al
ways so kind to me.
My kinsman J. (1. Martin is also
doing well, and my kinsman Dr. 8.
C. Red, ranks No. I, as a physician
in Houston, so does his brother WV. S.
Red, as a Presbyterian preacher. At
Woodville this fall I met my oldost
daughter, Bettie Pope Slado, who is
as full of life, fun and energy as when
I wrote you fonr years ago.
But ab I that splendid fellow Sam
Konnerly, is now County Attorney,
and a good one, and has a bay win
dow in front and is in fact, physically
J. Z. Connerly had cancer and
small po:r and the good old man died
this fall. Sonmc few years ago, as I
stepped into my oflico I was intro
duced to D)r. Robert Harrington and
I asked him if he was kin to the New
berry Hlarringtons, he put his finger
to his nose, andi said Y. J. was hin
unce,li. e has a daughter living in
this city, quite an intelligent lady,
and every inch a Hiarringtoni, the Dr.,
a good man died not long since. His
daughter Mrs. Pructor and her Auni
Mrs. Mary Broolla Magoo live to
gother. M rs. Mageo is a daughtel
of Mrs. Dorothy Ann Wadlington,
wife of Dr. Jeff Edinlds whom I
know in Newberry inany years ago,
Mrs. Mag-e says her mother was a
cousin to Mf rs Dorothy Brooks Pratt,
so lovingly remembered by till whc
knew her. Mrs. Magee was named
after Mary Brooks Vadlington wic
married Minor W. Grocey, and who
was for a long while a loading and
prosperous morobant in your towt).
Mrs. Magee is a very intelligent and
intoroting old lady and the widow
of a veteran of the Texas Revolut ion.
I lately mot W. Ilayne Leave, D.
D.; lie lookol romarkably well and is
greatly loved by his congregation.
I also met Jdge Wilson, grandson
of Elder Jimmie Wilson. I look in
a few years to see him on the su
I also lately met Judge Hendor
son, a grandson of Nowherry (of Sam
nel Rod). He is now on the Court
of Criminal appeals.
Since writing the foregoing I have
had a real gladsoino tium, meeting
Rov. B. B. 1Ronatge and his charm
ing wife, w.d I tliiik we all onjoyed
the meeting. 11. reembles hi:s
tmother, a lovely womanu1. IL' i a
s11nud, s.roig, solid lmi, ad gro1lv
ostooed"'I by lhiS flock at F t. Wort h;
lii ple;aint cheerful iianners. Iti-i
Wro is an I 'm I pl ihed, h-i umtii(int
wornan, and i woll' r with h, r
bright b)-auittful (%yes, a11id wintli;g
mannerslO, shte capfJtured( B B.
What jolly times we 1used to have
picnieitig at 0' els Mill, bi: i
fishing, conplos s:rayi,ig off and h,ik
ing lovingly. There I first iinired
of my wife, would sho be mIY heni
and she answored not, no0.
Oaec a set, of beautiful young a
dies were enjoying a bot rido bolow
the mill in a flat bottomed boat,
among them Miss Mary Boyd (a
cousin of C. F. Boyd and my second
cmusin) as handsome as yoing la
dies get to be, the boat was about
sinking, when the writer to show his
gallantry jumped out into the watt r,
it was waist deop, aind pretending to
push thoboat to shore, held it until
it sank. It was delicious to hear
them scream. I-lore I met Wist.
Gary; his father was John Gary and
a decendant of \Vist. Gary. His
mother was El iza Wadlington the
daughter of Warner Wadlington. I
h',ve spet many pleasant hours with
him and his interesting wife; he is
quite an intelligent man.
But enough; Good bye dear old
Newberry. J. M. Crosson.
P. S.-Some day if agreeable il
give you an account of a trial in Jus
tices court at Frog Leavel, in which
Esq. Bowers and myself were the
justices and some Texas court scenes
J. M. 0.
--oUT OF TIC wVto)s.
The P'rsIdIOn,t' sItteuuntt in I!cg-rd to
Hu is on.
Groton, Feb. 13 -This afternoon
President Roosevelt, accom pained by
Dr. L'nmbert, caime over to the Pow
elI cottage, the newspaper headquar
ters, to personally meect the reporters
and c~orrepondenits who had been in
Grotoni since Sund(ay. Ho was in ex.
tremely good spirits as I e shook each
man by the bnad and]( said a honrty
word~ to each. H1e said:
"I want to thank you boys for the
consideration which you have showed
mayso.f arid my fami ly and for all the
courtesies wvhich have been extended
to rie by the press. There has been
such a sudden change in TedO( that he
has comoc upj all of a sudden, and he
is now out of the woods.'"
Coat inuning he said: ''Alice will
comoi over from WVashington~ totmor
row to take my place, to a certain
extent, wvhilo Mrs. Roosevelt will ro.
main here perhaps ten dlays more.
Then wheon Tod is ini condition she
will takoe him to the white housa for
a while, but he will ret urn here antd
c.ontinue his stedies."'
WVhile referring to the illness of the
boy and some of the games wvhich he
was fond of playing, the presidlenl
"You know Tod broke his colla
bone last fall playing football an(
Mrs. Roosevelt. taidl she was very
thankful for that as she considered
that it i[isuredl him agtiinst breakir.;
HKETCAIES OF AICMY LIFE.
Intereatiang INid111ets of the oili War Ito
latet by '-X Con. Fet," A Membor <it
'kho3rd 8. U. Iegluient.
We left Atlanta the next day for
Bragg's army. Wo wore greeted
with enthusiasm all along the line
and in fact it was a continued cheer
ing from Richmond to Chickamauga.
At- Acworth we were delayed for
some time and this scribe had quito
a nice time with the young ladies.
When we passed through the
tunnel, now Tunnoll Hill, (a., I was
sitting on top of the first oar, next to
the tendor. By the time we got
through the tunnel I was nearly
dead, but the fresh air Poon revived
me, but I would never go through
another tunnel on top of a car. We
stopped it Tunnel Hill and had some
foot racing. There were some apple
trees loaded down with fruit about
200 yards from the station. Several
of the bo%s made a break for ihe
apples Col. NalCO told the en,
noor to movo forward,. He blew tho
whistle and moved forward and th ru
wits a foot race to catch the train.
The train was stopped and the boys
got on and although we stayed thero
I.)[me tim the lpples wwe not
bothered. Wo left the trtin some
distance below Tininell Ilill and on
the 9hh of Soptmi. w-ere hurricd
t)ward Chickluigil. We were
intrching ol aftor dark. It wai very
dusty an'd we could It soo our ile
leadf-rs for (lih) utls!. Peoplo \\I.o
havo neover live.d inl a imlostonlo
C.untry enin't ma1tgin how dlusty the1
country can got in timo of a drought.
On the morning of Se'pt ember 20,
1863, wo erose;id ChiekanIga Croek
aid i-oon foriiid in line of battle.
Just, after wo hd formed it Federal
C(lonel came gilloping up and said
to hurry up as tho Confederates were
piushing their badly. He was told
that we would take charge of him.
Holooked up and saw the Confederate
battle flag and surrendered at once.
We marched forward to the firing
lino. Here occurred one of the
strango things that occur sometimes
on the battlefield. We mot Gen.
Law's Brigado going to the rear.
Gen. Law could not stop them.
They were not running, did not se-m
to be demoralized, but were simply
going back. They had captured
some pieces of cannon and were
carrying them back with them, "pull
ing them by hand. Gen. Law asked
Gen. Kershaw to try to stop his
troops. We tried to stop them but
it was of no use. They knocked up
our guns and passed through our
lines. General Law asked General
Kershaw what ho was going to do.
Charge the Yankees was the Gen.
Kershaw's reply. We advanced and
received one of the moat deadly vol.
leys ever fired on us. Oar line stag.
gored like a drunken man, then closed
up and at them we went. We drove
them to the telp of Snodgrass Hill,
but could not drive lh 'm any farther.
Tihero was a large space between us
uaud the 7t.h regiment on oar right.
Weo went in with about 400 men,
adwere reduced to 90 men. The
2d regiment suffered as miuchi as we
(lid. We were ait the foot of the
bill and Col. Nanco sent a courier to
Glen. K(ershaw. Hie was Uiled, Col.
Nanco sent another and bo wrs killed.
Col. Nance then atsked Lt.. H unter to
take charge of the regiment for a
few muiLntes and ran to thle right to
see Glen. Kershaw. Lient. Watts of
he Laurons Briao, thinking that
Col. Nanco wans killed, brought t.he
reginment to attention and mfovedl
thoem back a short dIiste nc. where
they coutld got protection, and told
hem to face about and( give them
Hell. Col. Nancoe came up at this
time and told us1 we must hold( the
position. ThoIu yankees thought we
wore (lone for, andl commenced to
hiuzz'ah and( dlown they camoe up~on us,
hnut they woro the worse surpriz~ed
yankees on tihe continent. WVo roe
serve(d our fire until I hey got nearly
on us. We gave them a solid vol
ly, and those that woro left did Borme
good running indeedl. Other troops
camoe up and one of theo Genera!s
asked Korshaw to sound in his troops
and he would support us with his
troops, Goen. Korshaw told him to
take in his tr'oops as they wore fresh
and he would Support theI. L,1ate
in the afternoon Cen. Oracio carrit d
in hi brigado and an atlack wa
mado further on tih Fodoral rigl t
and tho daiy Watswon. Tho '.(1 and
3d regiments los8 were heavy indood.
I got my third shot ini my right leg
here, but it. was light and I did not
leavo the fit-Id. Before Gen. Gracio
carriod, in his brigade, we hUd sent
ono of our company-- John Galloway,
to the front, to keep us posted on the
movenients of the yahnkees.
When racit's I roops got to Gal.
loway a Leiutenant ordorod Galloway
to go forward with them, this Gal
loway refused to do. The Lieuten
ant drew his sword and -Golloway
stepped back cooked his gun and
told the Lieutenant h" would kill
him if he come any closer and the
Lieutenant left him. We captured
40 pieces of cannon that day and
iongstreet's corpse captured 30 of
thom, and Longstreet only had 3
brigados of Hood's Division and 2
brigades of McLaws' division in the
fi .ht. X. Con. leod.
T'liE ANNUAL, (i-rnF.iIo oFt wTA'viE
l 'icl*:s AssOoEAUIJON.
Tho i'.x., o mmittee M ,-e aid At
n'4 --m ror itho ming M tig i t
[The Stato, 14th.]
A neuting of the oxecutivo com1
m1ittee of thie Stato Pross Aisocia
tion was held in tihe oflico of Presi
dent. Alt ifist night itt. which it was
decidted to hold the next annual
meeting in Georgetown in June, tht
dato to be fixed later. The peoplo of
Georg(town havo ext-ended it vely
oordiol invitation to the association
and Sonator Walker and Reprosen
tative Pyatti mot with the committee
to arrango for th meeting and to as
sure the imocition of the pleasure
with which the citizons o. George
town looked forward to the meeting.
The following list of subjeits and
those to load the debate on thom
"low to publish a good newspa.
pAr in a simall town"-weekly, John
B311 Towill, Batesburg Advocate;
daily, Hartwell ML. Ayer, Florence
"The country editor; a business
m.in or a philanthropist"-James T.
Bacon, Edgefield Chronicle.
"The typesetting m11achine in a
small offico"-Jas. L. Stopplobein,
"How to secure and maintain coun -
try correspondence'"-J. T1. Drew,
"The light and shadows of News
paper life"-Rev. WV. P. Jacobs,
Clinton, Our Monthly.
"I'he tendencies of modern jour
nalism"-H. L. Watson, Greenwood
"Tihe Newspaper as an educator"
--J. F. Fooshe, News an-I Herald,
"How to make a country weekly a
financial success"---A. B. Jordan,
"'The mnoral responsibility of an ed
itor"-Reltv. W. II. Greever, SouthI
ern Lutheran, Col nibia.
Col. J. -11. E3till of thle Saviannah
Morniing Newn was selIe-te.d ats the
anniiual (orator aind 1a very comnplimnu'
tary letter of invitat ion was fr-amied
to beosent him by t he comm oittoo ex
pressing their high applrecition1 of
his work for thle ad vanicoment of
Besides Col. J. A. Hloyt, who is on
toe niational association executive
committee, E. L.- Aull, Jais. L. Stop
p)leboin, J. CI. H(emphill and 1F. II,
McMastor wvoro chosen to represent
the ,Sotuth Carolina Proe association
at tho National E'ditorial association
which meets at Hot Springs, Ark.,
anid adjourns to Charleston to visit
The president asks that every
member of the association wvho can
attend the meeting let him know that
he might give them the appointment
to fill any,vacancy in the represen
There were p)resent at the meet
Ing President Aull, Secretary Laing
ston, Gov. MoSwoeney, J. L. Stop
nlebein and Hanrtwvall Afi Ayunr.
Thel t C ri et iii- Mri ro lliff l iI, in
s t t 'i lmn I t.- 14d.1p -; l n 11401-110.1
P ri !unp (I 0 , uIrgil.
Dr. John O0. Wilsol inl t0h Weslo
yan Christianm Advocato, Of Jaiir)
29, 1 2, wri es in a , igi.al,
oC an yi I x;mg mantor if th terribli
rumi wrought inl South Carolina
by tho dif4ponslry Sytevll.
WNf Conlinivid thl,is alrheb, inl ilts
ot iirvty to (ho4o w%ho wouild bo
lod by Iho tophistrie of Oh Flo (
(ipenilry ad vocates. Oly its
length procludoi roproduction horo,
but to show the influonces of the sys
tem in at loast two directions the
following (-xt racts are givei:
"The liquor trafic bero hast sottled
down as a matter of politic-i. This,
too, has beoi natural, but must. bo
inoroasingly iu fort unato. It. nood
io tior to i.eo that corruption umst
flow from a political mido of iho liquIor
"Dovoting (ho liquor pr.1lit0 to vd
Uc0 in1 (114-11VOn H1aVO th-11 ma1111rk 4 ll
ilg drinlk to mienOite!) 1118 hl4ptl to
enArteh tile diipenstry. ) lir ita mil
lion dollars reported for oduvieti t.
not, yet all Iaailitibl, und(r1Staml --
Sppels t rementonalV on th le huht
ing", in"tt ad of a hw harroom m.et
bving pecimiarily int iIrost (l, t
whole population- -or most (if it -- s
so interested. W hln they toll you
that removie1g the liquo r trafic fr''Im
the power of individilm iituinciaLy
interetitod makom it oisier to go ft,r
ward, toll them thoy ari1 hanging
from it tbthoood 1111111 ta) It 1n111,1 Ill
place of honor, from it ft,w huidrod
to mn11y thoisanld-i followinlg thllot-o
To theic Ftathmtits Dr. W. C.
L.ovott, oditor of t ho Wi,sleymi Chri.
tian Advocato, a<ldi tho followiig
"W\N7o commomil to t)e advoat-H Of
the disponsory the abovo sirong and
clear stateoentii from Dr. Wil.or.
It is the dispensary from thm aitial
point of a South Carlolinlitin-I 11111n
who has soo itA hegiumn 'g, mnarked
its progros and grown sick over the
ruin it haR4 wrought.
"You are not. tmddliig iii othor
men '1111 mattors on this hidIn of lho
"Old Savanitinh,' I'tor. Wo gladly
welcomo suich ro eiforoomit to our
position. Our pooplo will so, we
hope, boforo it i8 too late, Ihm unwis
dom of fiirronderiig to the di4pen
\Vha1t could be add(e( to the ailbove
to strengthe k it Wo commend it
to the tinking peoplei who aro will
ing to listen to ronson.
Ii EiFA (ifi.I) viot'l WIZICI).
Her sleu.ond Iatier ito-Ie ir 'sio C'onoh
itobe Wort h 37 ,C)O, OIpera (iIesses
W1orthu .151, Marine Glossou
Worth 32(0. and the Poisce
Thank Otiher P'rop'rly not5.
Now York, February 1.3.--Daniel
Donavan, known to Miss Helen
Gould a1s Johni O'Neill, her seCOndC
bu tIer, wasC arratigned in at Pol ice
Court to dayl anid p)ladedl guilty <(f
having robed Miss G(ouhi's ro identc e,
L1e was8 forna)lly charged withI steald
ing a comblj~ition opiera andit mairino1
gla'.s valuedI( at g>0 but Capt. Titusi,
of the detect ivo hnroan, t hinki lie
maCy haCvO 81tolen~ as- munch eq $10,000
worth of property.
Th e robbery tookJI p!aI(co while Miss
Go,uk I was~ away on tbor recent tour
of the Wecst. The polico haivo thusit
far rescoveredl ihs followying art icles:
One Rtussian eabi. coach rot e, vadlued
at $7,000, anid pawnedl for $200; a
pair of opera glasses, valueod at $15~0,
anid a pair oif muarirno glassevs, valued
WVas a (irandrlona oft Ex P'rss nitRulither
tordl iT se
(Jincinnauti, Feb31. 13 --Th11e body of
a grandson of a presiident of the
United States was~ reduced to ashes
at the crematory in this city toda).
The child was the aoni of Ruther
ford B. Hayes, and( bore the name of
its illustious grandrtather. Mr. Hayes
broughbt the body from Ashivillo, N.
(J, but tbeo miother was too ill to be
" i t 3a1 $LN 11-A DOIWKI11
I,,, It lrlt l M9ot
Y a Ty i m !e"I 41.n111un Ir,tepmbli.
Th1 ColIInus loquiror- Sun said
r 1 i "Sinator Tillman con
Linuom to altract at tent ion. Iow
OVer, tlis s0 far i al iout. ili 11 11H
nho saivvaim tr-ess rpdies: wrtio
M;quiror Sun is mistilk. In tipito
of his roughos4 Somiator Tillmni is
On1o of tih most inlluontial e10nk inl
the upper houso. Som of his ut
torices jar the Sonators and many
of his retrorts iro far fr.m courtoous.
But with all that, Sonator Tilbnau
is at power. IHis )itCbff)rk is feared
by all tho membors. 110 hais dono
more for South Carolina, measurod
b) practical rtilts, lh'in lny 1manu1
who 1hats 1eenI inl COnIgreS HiM-0 the
Wiar. It. is ttrango that such wacteH
h10111d wil espocilally ill at 11ny it -
virustedI withi traldit ionim and bUlpored
by rigid otiquotto. 131- somlotinl), 8 a
11111 is neodo"I to broak triouigh
thoso rutles ruthlos4lY. 1Boll Till1in
is a reformer, 80m190 Say% a fain 9ie,
biut. whoen 110 rIsms ho g'.nlrdlly Says
somlthiig. Ito ctS 1111d UXrI0-80
himuself with unergy intd when ho
goes to tile dopart.monts inl qleht of
a 1lH dock or at po-A1leo ho
usiilly gets What. he Wanits. Cha11les
ton hns wNcure<l, 11iroigh Henitor
Tillmaln, sMU fat uppr.-priat ionti,
andl(] South Carolina occupli s a lt1 ger
plio ill Ho puiblic oyo 111han iSho has
iln nil1im1y yours. Sullm of hur poole
alre' hickl9od by ho asperiif's of tiht)
cILH. Tillman is not polished or
m Iawlways parl iamentary. There are
im1's wiihe tho 10lInglisih aingingo
fatilt, him it, giving expre.ssion to his
vlwlimit ide1s. Dut ho g'nIrlIIly
1hats a1 mleossiago and hm is nout afrid
tot -IL it. T1i 111lla is Iik m81111 Jtanom.
Il i i at mllan1 of 11ti-l and blood, and
is farlous ns savanatroln anid am
rigid As Allitiain Luther. Ito does
not framo his thoughs wit ai vi0W
of pulliig t appropr. iM iatin from1 the
public crib, but h gots themill bociuso
ho is not cringing of triiculent. H-e
maktl(es ducks ild dralk of 1 h9 Senato
traditions, ond whon ho rises the
elistomns of at hundred years crash
liko glass windows ifter at dynamite
ex plosionl. But South Carolina ann
got. moro with Tillman iln the Senate
thanl with the regulation article
usually sont there, w%ho is snuffed
ont by the woight of Siltorial
courtesy. There is an Elienton roilt
every ime he akrraIignsH HI)ublican
Heror is a1 useful suggest ion from a
Somebody dropped a stick pin ini
the hatll the other day, and had hard1
work to find it. She huniIted1 high
and low, on her hanlfds and1 knes,
andi with a1 0and(11 procalred for the
purpose, but it was no use; the pin
was very tiny anTd unpel;rceivable, its
value being that of alssociation3 rat her
than11 sizo. or b)rillianIcy. 'lTio some.0
b)ody, aIfter 91 fina sh118ak19 of the( ruIgs.,
waIs jast ab1out to give it u9p fore'ver
wheni one of the children chanc(d to
''Why don't yout 'look 1Idian' for
iL?"' he asked.
B3eforo the somebody reaIlized what
was meant, dlown dropped the young
stor onl the floor, his head1( and1 his
whole body lying sidowiso aInd jmlt
a18 close to thle dead1( level a1 possibule.
Ila this~ position 1his eyes roved rapid-(1
ly over thio floor.
"'I haivo it,"' ho shouted p)resentJy,
anld sure enough, right in the middle
oif th19 floor, 9' 5o pl1ain at plalce that-I
it had1( escapledl notice, was the miss5.
in9g st ick .pini. The younigster thlen
ex p lained 1.ta "'looking Indian"'
meanit putting the head to the ground
in order to catch sight of the simall
est ob)ject between onetself and the
"They do it on the plains all the
ime," he -said. "That's why they
can always tell who's coming. Bunt it
works in hous(s anat as well as on the
plains. Why, we never 1080 any
thing in the nursery nowadays; we
just 'look Indian' and9( find it right