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THE COLUMBIA HERALD; F1UDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1898. 7
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Everybody who reads the newspapers knows what priva
tion and suffering: were caused in Cuba by the failure
of the supply of tobacco provided by the Government to
reach the camps of the U. S. Soldiers.
When marching;- fighting tramping wheeling
instantly relieves that dry taste in the mouth.
Remember the name
when you buy again.
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(Continued from Third Page.)
Ci'Llkoka, Nov. 16 The list of ap
pointments for the Columbia District
nave differed in regard for the date at
Culleoka. Last week's IIkuai.ii had it
JCov 2i-'2.. We have In(oii ed at bead
quarters and rind the date to be Dec. i!4--2.'),
and that it is probable that Or. Hoss,
Editor of thf Christ imi . Advocate, will
preach for us Christmas day.
There will be services at the Meth
odist church at II a m , Thanksgiving
That night at(i::(i the Kpworth League
will hold a Thanksgiving service at the
same church. Everybody la cordially
invited to attend and enjoy th e follow
Reading lO.'trd Psalm.
Heading "First Thanksgiving Proc
lamation." Heading "Last Thanksgiving Proc
lamation." "Origin and Observance of Thanks
giving." Song. .
"Things to be thankful for as a na
'Things to be thankful of as a
Heading Kipling's "Recessional.''
League Benediction (Numbers vi. 24
Our Teague here is very grateful to
Kev. T. J. Duncan, of Taylor, Texas, for
a dozen copies of ills excellent lecture
on "The League's Relation to Temper
ance." This lecture was delivered at
two of ti e Texas Conferences this year,
ajid by request of the Confeiences was
published in pamphlet form. A long
time ago, when we were in long
sleeved pinafores, we learned to be
grateful to Bro. Duncan. Whyf Be
cause he would come to the Webb
school .pray with us, tell us in his own
way to be good and studious, put us in
a good humor with a bit of his pleasant
wit, anrt suoneniy snj, ion m.y
holiday to-day." He did this so often
that the boys fondly called him "Holi
day Duncan." We are glad you do not
forget us, Bro. Duncan, and we do not
fail to keep trace of you through the
Kev. J. Clinton Fowler writes that he
is returned to work his third year at
On Nov. 27, t U m.. Rev. W. H.
Johnston will hold a "Sam Davis Me
morial Service," at his pretty new
church at Hurricane.
Mr. Walker Coffey has bought the
drug store of Mr. Jas. Smiser, and will
hereafter be a citizen of our town. e
welcome enterprising young men, and
wish him success.
Mr. Kd Henderson, of Hunts ville.
will come home Friday for a little
visit. Mrs. W. B. Lupton will Join the
party that night, as will also the fath
er. It will be hanpv little family reun
ion. Kd has m;de quite a reputation
as druugist and salesman since he ha-
been in Alabama.
'Though the school at Mooresville has
closed. Miss KJtie Henderson, at the
request of her pupils, will continue her
jnusic lessons through this month.
Mr. Jonas Thomas, to the p easure or
all his friends, is at. home and in busi
ness with his brothers.
Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Maxwell have
moved back to the Bighvville neigh-borhood.-Mr.
nd Mrs. Jim K.V
will move to Nashville the first of De-
miWr.-Mr. John north win i
the Thompson house vacated by
Rev.Viller lectured at "Moore
.,. ,.nriiiv Hfternoon on l tie
berland Prehyterian church.
also present. 1 he
here were informed that they were
thori.ed by rrfsnyiery m.
h.. Next Sunday
another meeting will be held a
i..,..,.i.nH further Plans for
IIIMIIIIIC"' - l
tion and building win vv
I Moore has donated a ioi.
Joe Love accidentally shot himself
through the hand and above the kee
,?hisr,om in Aberdeen, Miss "hat
-proverl i.nly alight injury,
Ills nanu is
Ax has come."
m w ar
yet too sorp for him to resums work,
but he is able to he out.
John Wilkes was called to Godwin a
operator last week while there were so
many trains. iood reports come of hU
Little Alleen Page is visiting Mrs.
Miss Mary Beecher is hoarding with
Mrs. Kvins s!nce Mrs. Maxwell moved
awaj . Bariiaka.
RlMtllKI) THE OKAVK.
A startling incident of which Mr.
John Oliver, of Philadelphia, was the
subject, is narrated by him as follows:
"Iwain"a nv-st dreadful condition.
My tikin was almost yellow, eyes sun
ken, tongue coated, pain continually in
the back'and sides, no appetite gradu
ally growing weaker day by dav. Three
physicians had given me up. Fortu
nately, a friend advised trying 'Elec
tric Bitters,' and to my great Joy and
surprise, the first bottle made a decided
improvement. I continued their use
for three weeks, and am now a well
man. I know they saved my life and
robbed the grave of another victim." No
one should fail to try them, only mic
per bottle at Woldridge it Irvine's drug
store. ii June3 ly
Maplr Mount, Nov. Iff. For the past
week our little village has been astir
with business and shipments have been
good. Mr. Polk Oodwin, shipped five
cars of ear corn. K.II. Daugherty got
in 3 caraof shelled corn. Corn is Cum
ing into Godwin rapidly, and the corn
sheller U operated daUy. Corn this
season is quite inferior to last year's
crop, owing to so many rotten ears.
M. E. Allen shipped 1! cars of h gs; also
W. D Burnett got in 2 cars. Mr. Will
Cook, of Santa Fe, made one car ship
ment. J. G. Thomas it Co., reported
one car of fatted cattle and 2 cars of
hogs, shipping from Columbia. The
barrel stave men got in six cars of
staves; but this business has been sus
pended now for awhile.
Rev. Hatcher's family arrived in our
midst I ist Friday evening, and stopped
over uinht with Mrs. Polk Godwin,
while eu route to their new home at
Master Roy Haven, after a few weeks
visit with the family ot Mr. Henry
Haven, returned to Greenfield, III.
Miss Elsie, his sister, will protract her
visit until Xmas.
Miss Addie WooUrd;aftera Yle8nt
sojourn at Bon-brook, Williamson
county, where she taught an Interesting
school, returned home Saturday.
The Citv Orain & Feed Co., will
hnv vonr corn in the ear on cars at
any station. tf
jHrwffotrs Harsaparilla for the blood
- guaranteed to cure. A. bkains
vm-riii'intT. Nov. lti. There has been
a gieat deal of rain of late. Some of the
fsnneis are through sowing wheat.
There has been a large crop sown in
r i Iih conntv.
There will be preaching at Bethel the
fourth Saturday night ana unaay n
lowing. Brother Sewell will preach on
Saturday night and Brother ewt Per
ri'lmrrv on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Ruark, of Missis
sippi, spent the week with Mrs. Ruark's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Matthews, since
our last, and carrieu inch umc ,...,..
terTomtnie home with them, who had
been visiting her grandmother.
School will close at this place Friday
night week. There will be a concert at
"uVxute Rea has recovered snlhcient-
ly to be out visiting among his friends
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Phelps, of Law
rencebnrg, are visiting Mr. Phelps
sister, Mrs. Cora Lovell.
T F Anthony, Ex-Postmaster of
Promise Citv, Iowa, says: -I bought
one bottle of 'Mystic Cure' for rheuma
tism, and two doses of it did me more
Sold by A. l. nam", "
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Cranfoiid Hollow, Nov 17. On ao-
connt of sickness, "Little Stranger"
was absent from the II kkai.d columns
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Pinkston Btid
little babe, Mr. and Mrs. John Moore
and two children, of Park' Station,
were the quests of Messrs. James and
Nat Hnckshv last (Saturday and Sunday.
Misses Floy, Mary and little v'lara
Atkisson.of Andrews, visited relatives
here since our last.
Mr. Charlie Aldridae and family have
returned home, after a few days visit
with Mr. Aldndge's parents near Left
wieh. Mr. Aldridge has bought him a
farm near I heta, and expects to move
there foon. We regret very much to
give them up, hut wish for tliem much
success in their new home.
Mr. and Mrs. Pleas lean and child
ren pent Saturday and Sunday with
the family of Mr. Tom Doolej, near
Miss Fannie Huckaby.of this place,
Miss Carrie Minor, of Match, Misses
Alice Lisenhy and Mattie Wright, of
Call, Miss Susie Moore, of Mallard,
were the guests of M rs. nominal Wil
liams last Saturday night and Sunday.
What has become of our gifted cor
respondents, "Maud and Blanche," of
Leftwich? Their letters are highly ap
preciated by Littlk Sthanukk.
Andrbws, Nov. 15. The unfavorable
weather has greatly retarded wheat
sowing and other farming operations,
but there is no doubt but that if we do
our duty In co-operating with a higher
Power all will end well. There is little
excuse for people suffering for the
necessaries of life in this highly favored
land of ours. We must work and endure
what cannot be cured.
Mrs. Jno. T. Adkeisson and children
made a visit to her father's family at
Farmington. Miss Floy expects to re
main with her grandparents till Christ
mas. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sharber expect to
leave in abont ten days to make their
home in Texas. While their friends
are loth to give them up the best wishes
of all go with them. We were sorrv to
learn that Mrs. Sharber's sister, Mrs.
Clara Reagan, who formerly resided
here, but now of Texarkana, is in ouite
a feeble state of health
Mr. and Airs. Robi. Rummage expect
to leave us soon, too, for their new homo
a few miles east of us.
Johnnie Jones has been unite unfor
tunate of late. Several days ago he lost
a ten dollar bill at school,' and on la-t
Friday evening, returning from school,
he'ln&t his books from the back of the
Miss Mary Lee Irwin visited her
aunt, Mrs. Williams, near the Iron
Bridge recently. Horace spent last
Sunday night with hislittle Bister Car-
rieat Mr Irwin's.
Miss Fannie Sowell spent last week
with heraunt, Mrs. Virgie Sowell. Mrs
Sowell's grandmother, Mrs. Bryant,
from Groveland, is with her this week
M rs. E. J. Sowell is spending a while
with her children here, being called
here two weWs ago by the illness of
her son, F. C. Sowell.
Owing to the incessant rain, Elder F
C. Sowell failed to till his appointment
atLasealast Sunday. He expects to
preach at Corinth next Sunday.
Messrs. W. Land T. W. Sowell each
haveqoitea nicedroveof Thanksgiving
turkeys, winch iook quite templing to
us less fortunate ones.
Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Hardison
visited relatives at Lasea the first of the
It is reported that Miss Annie White
will teach a winter school here at the
Grav Academy. Miss Annie isagood
teacherand a most excellent young lady,
and we hope she will ne noeraiiy patron
lzed. Mks Mu'awiier.
Sometimes it spems to weary womvj
that she must certainly give up. The
simplest and easiest work becomes
an almost insurmountable task. Ner
vousness, sleeplessness and pain har
rass her and her life seems hrdly worth
the living. Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre
scription was made for her. Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery wa made
for her. The former is for ills distinct
ly feminine, the other for her general
system. Together they supply a scien
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The Favorite Prescription restores
healthy, regular action to the organs
distinctly femenine. It forces out all
impurities, strengthens the tissues, al
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the hollows in cheeks and neck with
good" solid flesh and brings 4ack the
gladsome glow or girlhood.
Send 21 cents in one-cent stamp to
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Curfew law Vetoed.
The Mayor of 8t. Louis has vetoed
the curfeAf ordinance, recently pass
ed by the City Council.
H K A It K A R I-K It KSCV K.
Mrs. Michael Curtain. Plainfield. Ill-
makes the statement that she caught
cold, which settled on her lungs; she
was treated for a month by her family
physician, but grew worse. He told her
she was a hopeless victim of consump
tion ana mat no medicine couid cure
her. Her druggist suggested Dr. King's
New Discovery for consumption; she
bought a bottle, and to her deliir lit found
herself benefitted from first doso. She
continued it use and after taking six
bottles, found herself sound and well
now does her own housework, and is as
well as she ever was. Free trial bottles
of this great discovery at Woldridge it
Irvine's drug store. Large bottles Sue
and 1.00. Jun3 1y(6)
Proprr Treatment of Froxen Plant.
As soon as discovered, remove the frost
ed plants to a cool place where tho tern
pernture can by some mining be grudually
raised until it rcuchi-s that to which the
plums have been accustomed. A sudden
rise In the temperature, after plunts have
been badly frosted, thaws them too rapid
ly ii nd results disastrously. Trim off the
tender Khoots which are beyond help, and
then grudually raise the teiniierature dur
in the day until it miohes the accustom
ed murk. They may then soon be placed
in their protHT uluoes, but It might ho well
to Miade thimi for a day or two lroni the
A splendid and effective protection
BKiiiiiht a certain amount of cold is secured
by placing over the plants cones made
from iMiiM-r. In this manner cold drafts
from about windows on very severe windy
niuhts cim bo kent from harming the
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know the trustees of one of our largest
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I'rarllral "Don'ts" JFor Teacher.
Don't sit at your desk all the time.
Move about the aisles.
Don't scold the whole school when
one child does wrong. If you can
not detect the offender say nothing
but watch your opportunity.
Don't allow a pupil to taik back or
discuss with you the propriety of do
ing a thing which you have ordered
Don't worry. If you find yourself
doing so take ud some new line of
work for interest and relief. The
troubles of many a teacher are the
fictions of her own wearied brain.
Don't attempt to teach without
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inspiring" to a hard-worked teacher
as to read what others are doing, es
pecially when it can be read in the
person's own words.
Don't allow interruptions during a
recitation. The time allotted a giv
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at a time. Allow a few minutes at
the close of every recitation forques
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which you intend to bring outshould
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to prepare in ad vance is to attempt
to teat h haphazard. Be broader and
clearer than any paragraph in your
text-book, and you are bound to suc
The term of '98 and '99 is now in its
third month, and all the teachers
express themselves as being much
pleased with the progress made In
their separate department.
The school now numbers luo; M tn
the primary grades, or from the 1st
to the 3rd grades: from 4th to oth, 48
and 64 in the higher grades.
Prof. Allen's room has been fur
nished with new desks, th seating
capacity having been insufficient for
the increased number of pupils.
The next new thing will be a new
building one larger and more com
modious for this growing school.
The class in Caesar is progressing
Jno. Jones was ver unrortunate
on Friday of last week. He stopped
at the post-office, as he was going
through town, and going into the
office, left his books on the outside.
Returning, he fouud some thiei had
carried off all his books. He has no
idea who it was.
The primary grades are having
exercises of recitations and essays
in Mrs. Tomlinson's room each Fri
day evening A prize is offered for
the best recitation next time.
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at 2 p. m. He is interesting and in
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all are cordially invited to come a id
Miss Kate Aydelotte has charge of
the music class, and plays at chapel
service in the morning
Lindsay i Dmlinson, Orover Burin
and some few other pupil were ah
se-t on account of sickness a few
days of Ust week, but are again seen
on the campus.
We are looking forward to Thanks
givintf, and also to giving thanks on
the 24th for holiday, as well as en
joying the usual feast of turkey and
pumpkin pes and s-eing the dn,ir
ones at hum. We, who are far
away from home, feel "purty nigh"
like the soldiers, and it makes u-
wondrous kind to them.
Katie B. Hirt carried of the nifd
al in the 4th grade Ut week; Ih sin
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V v m M Tw . IWLH Wkiwt gvin, 1 . Jf,
ItKAL NO MAX'S LAND.
AN ISLAND THAT IS PEOPLED ONLY
T1'y Arc Able to Defend Their Own acd
May Be Called Amuom Winning no
iDterrlew by the I'm of ft IMeue of Red
Cluth and a Few Reads.
My attention wn first drawn to tho sub
ject of modern anmznns by mi-aiiR cf a
Japanese picture book, writes Edward
TregoarintheChriKtchiiivli (Xew Zealand)
I'ress. It hail been exposed for nalo in a
native shop at Tokyo anil attracted the at
tention of a visitor, who brought tho curi
osity to me simply as a specimen of nrtlstio
work. The book consisted of a series of
pictures delineating tho adventures of tho
crew of a shipwrecked vessel. The bunt
containing the survivors arrived on the
shores of nn island tenanted only by wom
en. .Tho artist had depleted with bnrlir.rlo
fidelity to nature and with grim humor
bow tho attentions of the Humorous fair
ones becune embarrassing to tho small
party of visitors, until at last tho sailors
hud to fly to thoir bout and escape to tho
dangers of tho deep rntherthim enduro tho
overwhelming nttenticLs of the liosto scs
tiio fair and kind. Th3 huok and its ml
ject would huvo passed from my memory
as a mere pleasantry bad I nut soon after
found what one may call tho "letterpress"
of tlie illustrations, circulating as a legend
in tho Friendly Islands. A clrcunistiinco
so. remarkable ns this coincidence of Ideas
In peoples so far removed both in print of
distance and of raconstho Tongnns end
the .Tapaneso could not fail to strike ono
deeply interested in tho anthropology of
The Tonpan legend was heard by Mari
ner at tho beginning c tho century, long
before any white colonists resided in tho
Friendly Islands, and although I have not
been able to get tho story direct from Fiji
or ftimoa, I havo not the slightest doubt
that voyagers bo hardy as Japanese and
Polynesians are famous fur having been in
past centuries must havo had some foun
dation of fact on which to build so strange
a tale. Its confirmation we have in tho
relation of tho celebrated missionary Dr.
Jaimig Chalmers of New Guinea. Hero is
the modern account of the woman's island:
"At Port Moresby I had heard of a
woman's land, a land where only women
perfect amazons lived and ruled.
These ladles wore reported to bo cxnelloiit
illtirn of tho noil, splendid canoeists in
railing or paddling and quito able to hold
their own against attacks of tho sterner
sex, who sometimes tried to Invade their
"To find bo Interesting a community
was of great moment. As no part of tho
const from tho East capo to Port Moresby
would be left nnvisited by us, wo wero
certain to come across tho an nzonian set-
tlen.ent. Wo heard that Mailiukolo (Tou
lon) canoes with women wero numerous,
and Homo very laryo ones with women
alone, in tho early morning wo wiro off
tho island and soon ready to land. On
crossing the reef we met two onoos, ono
with men and ono with women. We
signed to thoin to go to the vessel, while .
we pulled up to the large villane oj tho
'As tho boat touched the fine, hard
sandy beach a man, the only being in
Fight, ran down and stood in front. I
went forward to spring ashore, but he said
I must not. Finding he knew the Daunat
dialect, I said to him I must land, that I
was a friend and gavo him a strip of rtd
cloth and at -pued ashore, when ho ran
away into the bush.
"At our first approach I could only
this one rtinn, but now I saw hundreds
of grass petticoats on women standing un
der tho houses. I could not see the upper
parts of thoir bodies, only tho petticoats
and feet. They were indeed quiet until I
advanced nearer, when one wild scream
as glvon that would try stronger nerves
than mine and signs to keep away. It re
quired more Jnqulsltlvcness than I pos
sessed to proceed. I retired a few paces,
vyarntng tho boat's crew to keep a good
lookout and especially from tho bush end
of the village, where tho man ran to. I
invited t Iio dusky damsels to como to me
If they objected to my visiting thorn; but
no, I must return whence I came. They
had wn inc. that was enough. 'No, my
friends; we must meet, and you will have
"I held up my beads and red cloth; but,
strange to aay, they seemed to havo no
effect on that strange crowd. I never saw
so many women together. Ilow were wo
to meet? was tho question. To bo balked
by them would never do. I threw ou tho
beach a piece of red cloth and a few bvnds,
walked away quite carelessly and appar
ently not noticing what was taking plain).
A girl steals from out tho crowd, stops,
erossi-a her hands, pressing her breast.
Poor thing, not courage enough, so light
ninglike sho speeds back. It Is evident th
old ladies object to tho younger ones at
tempting, and they aro themselves too
frlghten-nl. Another young damsel about
9 or 10 years old comes out, runs, halts,
walks catlike les'. tho touch of her feet on
the samL should waken me from my rev
erie." Another halt, holds her chest, lest
the spirit should tako its flight or tin) pat
tering heart jump right out. I fear it was
beyond the slight patter then and had
reached the stentorian thump of serious
times. On, n runh, well done I She picks
cloth and beads up.
" I havo gained my point and will soon
hate the crowds no nocd to wait so long
to have tho baits picked now, and after a
few more tempting it is dono. I am be
sieged by the nolfost crowd I havo ever
met, and am truly glad to escapo on board
the boat. Ve went to tho vessel and
brought ber round to tho nest side, whera
we anchored. Crowds loot me on the
beach, hut no men. I gavo my beads In
discriminately, and soon there was a quar
rel between the old ladies and tho young
ones. The latter were ordered off and be
cause they would not go I must go. The
old ladies insisted, on my gc'ting Int.) the
boat, tind, being now assisted by tho few
men we met in tboaiiiHi, I thought it bet
ter to comply. Lcng after we left the
beach we heard those old cracked, i ruhlied
voices anathematizing the younr mi tu
bers of that community.
"lam fully convinced that this Is the
woman's island, and can easily account
for Its being called so by stray canoes from
Be Had TraTrled.
"Speaking of the ' Mysteries of Perls.' "
said the literary boarder.
"Th greatest ono of them," said tho
boarder who had been on o "personally
conducted," "Is tho language " Cincin
Tbs "life tree" of Jnmalea Is howler to
kill than any other species of woody v'r,,w,b
known to arboriculturists. It continues to
grew and thrive for months after being"
prooted and exposed to tbo sun.
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