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THE COLUMBIA HERALD: FKIDAtf, HECEMREU 16, ll)8
McCain's, Dec. 1.1. The "beautiful"!
came down during trie niht, and when !
the morning awoke us from elysimi
dreams our r yen tell upou the snow
clad hills and valleys bringing forth
exclainaiious of juy and delight, to
think how quickly the temperature
-changed and robed tne earth in while.
With such thoughts of the good and
beaut il ul, we turn ouri oume ot l ho lit
into the channel I lint always leads us to
our "only" II kkai.I), which is always
classed with the brightest and best.
We tind the health of our community
.good, with the exeep iou of a few cases
Mrs. 1" anuie Si-utt is confined to her
room, and Master Johnnie IVuy is
suffering from a broken limb. As he
left the sellout camp is Monday after
noon, Ins horse shppud on in bridtie
and fell on him, InvaKiug his leg j it
below his knee. Me is gettuijt on as
well as e uil.l be expected, and we tniii
he may soon be aule to be in rcliooi
The visitors in our midst during the
pat week were, Miss Alary Keyiiobls,
of Vales Mills, liiies county, guest of
Mrs. W. D. Scull; m r. I.ee Auburn, oi
New Orleans, La , with his father, Mr.
2s. P. VYilburu; he will spell I tue ho i
days and sevei l w ek in our inidsi.
Miss Anna K n ieuy, of Lyuiivill,
visited hotneloiKs 8 today, returning i.
'Mr. Andrew MhxwjII and his friend,
Mr. Furgersou, botn of the first Missis
sippi reuimeut, spout two days with
Mrs. Dave Mxxweil and family.
Kev. J. H, Peoples has sola his farm
to Mr. lliiidniH.il for the sum of f:l,i"o
His sale two weeks ago am muted to
UKl. liev. Peoples has been a resident
of this community for quite a Dumber
of years, and we reg et very mucu to
lose him and his estimable family from
our midst, as they will go to Bjll'BiieK le
in a few di to m.iKe Mai t.ieir future
home at present.
Rev. M. K. Oaburd was called last
week to his oid pastorate, New Market,
Ala., t ) preacn tne funeiat sermon ot
Mr. J. W. Powers, a suecesslul mer
chant and elder of the church. While
there he was called home by telegram
to conduct the funeral services of Miss
Blanch Hiyaui, a member of McCain's
-church, who died Hec.tl There was a
larne Httendanceof relatives and frk n U
at the burial. Miss lilauch was one of
our modest ami refined young ladies,
loved by all who knew her. and her un
timely death brinns sorrow and grief to
the entire community. To the be
reaved ones, we extend our heartfelt
A large congregation attended service
at Hopewell Sunday afternoon, listen
ing to a most able sermon delivered bv
Kev. Thompson, of Columbia. His text
was taken from Luke tun cuapU'r, li-Jid
The fall term at McCain's Academy
will close Kridav, Dec '1. This has
been one of the most successful terms
in the history of tue institution, hiving
enrolled 11:2 pupils, Si per c -1 1 1 of whom
are now in attendance, de-pite t .e win
ter wind-. The free s.-h ol department
closed last Friday. Miss Agnes ticntt
has had charge of this department, and
we know of no better primary teacher.
Profs. Harris and scott rejoice ovei
their success, and to show their appre
ciation have decided to give only one
week during the holidays. So they w II
sgaiti resum their studies Tuesday,
Jan. 3, WJ The music class has gradu
ally increased in numbers and interest,
due to tne skiiiiui training ot jurs
Lizzie White. No country school can
boast of better teachers in all depart
men ts than ours.
Members of the school will present
"The Rouith Rider" Friday night Dec.
2). aud the exercises promise to be the
best ever presented at this place. The
program Is follows:
Act I. The Craw ford Plantation, San
tiago Cuba, May ltf. Uathering
Act 11. "With the boys in blue." In
the trenches, July lw. Kidnapped.
Act 111. A room in the fort. The pris
oners. The fall of Santiago.
Act I V. The Crawford Plantation, six
months later. After the struggle.
The Stars and Stripes over all.
Kvervbodv is invited to come and see
something of the late Cuban war aud
eniov a pleasant evening. Admission
for adults, 15 cents; children, It) cents.
The Kndeavorers will give an enter
tainment at McCain's Academy on
Monday night, Jan. the proceeds to
be used for the benefit of our pastor's
at nil v.
Rev. M. K. Oabard was present at and
isted iii the organization ot tne t . i
i'luirch of thirty members at Lynnvilie
two weeks ago. He will till his regular
unnointment at th s place Sunday
niwBfhinur a memorial sermon of Sam
The Alfred liurnev Society has ad
lourned to meet when school begins
VV-iahinir all t.hfi HK.UAI.II fftllli V
ht.. Iihiidv and lovous Christmas, I
CATAHKH CANNOT II K Cl'ltEH
iti, inonl annliciitions, as they i-nnnot
ti,,. ki'hl of the disease, Catarrh
a blood or a constitutional disease, and in
rri..r to cure it you must tike Internal
...... ,.,ii. .a Hnll'i I'litarrh i'ure Is taken In
ternally and acts directly on the blood unci
i, i m.i-f.iri'x. Hall's t'atarrh Cure is
not a ouack medicine. It was prescribed by
-r.no. f rhH best ulivslcians m me country
f..r vmH. aihI Is a retiulur prescription
i. iiiivmiI nf Hie best tonics known, coin
blued with the best blood purifiers, acting
.,n tln nun-ous surfaces. The per
fect combination of the two ingredients is
what produces such wonderful results in
Turlna catarrh. Wend for testimonials, free
K J.Chkksky ft Co. Props. loleilo.U
Hold by druKnlsts. price 78c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
t . vTwtrit. Dec. 13 This beautiful
ihe sun chines out in all it
,.iiirlnr. and the frost sparkles like
myriads of diamonds, we will attempt
itoVrite lor the dear old Hkkald, whose
......i.i i l.ii are ever w elcome to ou
i...u 'tt have been quite delinquent.
but come with a promise to do beuer in
umt hnr Sam Sewe' filled his regular
nnointmeut at Anuoch last Sunday
and in his usual impressive manner en
ui,, lbert Patterson and children
u,rni'i station, visited lelatives
VI ' . " " - - -
n-1-irU.in Jones, accompanied by
her two daughters. Misses Kllie and
Maud with Mrs. Julia tiilham, visited
the family of Mr. J. S. McPnee of Lew-
717 debating S.n-iety met
again last Saturday night and discussed
The question: Ainrtned, "that man can
be sved without baptism." The nega
tive side carried the day.
Madame Rumor whi-pers to us that
wedding bells will be ringing ere long.
Mr and Mr.Sain Hardisoii and bright
,:.t.,.i, .twit last Sunday with
Vir" HaVdiion'sV-ebt-. Mr. and
".TiVJ'p.tterson. of Verona.
night and Sunday with the family of
Mr. W. I. A Wilcox
Many fear that the recent cold spell
has damaged the wheat crop, and the
yield for another year is expected to be
We will say to the "Little Stranger"
i that we are in the land of the living,
Mud many thanks to her for her kiud
lemembrance of use.
Wishing all a merry Xmas, we are
ever the same, Mai hk and Blanch k.
Hurwood'HSarsapariliH tor the blood
unrantnd to cure. A. H.Rai8
SIX NY SIDE.
SrxNYsiPE, Dec. 13. The school at
this place will close this afternoon.
(J lite a nice programme has been ar
lauged for the closing exercises.
Miss Calista Hendltv, of your city,
spent a few days at this place and Mt.
M r. .). ('. Cozine, of Sedalia, K v., spent
few days in this community last
ee k .
Miss Mattie Trousdale is with Mt.
Pleasant friends at this writing.
M is. Mike W ilslord, of tides county,
peutaweek witn the family of her sou,
Mr. Frank Wilsford, recently.
M ss Iz ira Patterson spent last week
in l t Pleasant.
Mrs. .). .V. Mitthuvs of McCains, vis
ited friends here recently.
As the Christ ins h ilid ivs draw near
the cold wave seems to be more severe.
1'he farmers in this section are some
what disappointed about their wheat
mp this year, as the ground was too
wet to sow at the proper ti me.
As news Is scarce we will close with
the promise to write more next week.
C. G. Holloay, Walton, Tenn., writes:
Have used Dr. M. A Simmons Liver
Medicine 1(1 years in my family. It
ures chronic chills, constipa'iou and
indigestion. I belipve its strength and
action at least 10 to 1 more ellicient than
ilack Draught. ltn
(Ioshkn, Dec. 11. As it has been some
time since there has been anything
written from Uoshen, we thought we
would 'write a few words to the dear old
Hkkald. There is nothing that af
fords u- more pleasure than to get the
IlKUAi.nand read the good news it
gives every week
1 here is not very m ien sickacss in
this community atptesent.
Mrs. W. P. U.iKiev is sun on ih' sick
list. We hope she will soon be able to
be out again.
Mr. W illie irdner s li'tle d night -T.
of this place, has been very ill with
dipntheria. We are glad to report that
she is improving, w e trust that sue
will soon be well again.
l'here is a great deal of hauling
through this place now. The bad
weather d 'esti't seem to stop them.
Mr. D.xison Blackburn, of this place
went to ash vnle a u w days ago on a
business trip: also Mr. Thompson
Mr. Bud Johnson ha imved to his
home near this place.
Kat hogs and cattle are getting to be
very scarce in these parts.
J. w. jarratt returned notne iroiu
Marshall county last week.
Mev. Mr. Hatcher tilled irs appoint
ment this evening at Uoshen. tie
preached an excellent sermon.
1. 1 I.I.IK
If vou feel dull, lansruid, broken
down, debilitated, have weak mom
a;li or indigestion, use Dr. M. A.
Simmons Liver Medicine. ltn
IIOUEUTS HEM) AM KNOB CHEEK.
Knob Ckkkk. Dec. 13 Rev. Kubank
delivered a most excellent, soul-stirring
sermon at tlod win t Impel last Sunday
Rev. Baker P. Lee, oi Columbia, win
address our Sunday-school next Sun
day afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Brother Lubank visited in this Deigh
xriiood last week.
Mr and Mrs. C. P. Roberts will start
to Tampa, Florida, next Friday if noth
ing di events.
Miss Lillie iiean, or wnaay v.rove, is
visiting Miss Nathie Sellers.
Misses Joe and Ulivla f oster, wno
have been visiting Miss Winfrie Boo
erts, returned home last Thursday.
Miss Janette Church, of tarter s
Creek, who is visiting her aunt, Mrs
Polk Godwin, attended church at ti u
wiu Chanel last Sunday aud was the
guest of Misses Ida and Ophelia Page.
l'here was a "pound supper" at Mr.
Carrol Sellers' Monday night
Miss .ora Hughes is visiting ner
cousin. Miss Pearl Derryberry, of Nash
ville. sod will not be home until after
Prof. Dodson, of Pulaski, was circulat
ing among friends in Roberts Bend
dav or two ago.
Mrs. R. H. Blackwell does not im
Mr. Wess Harris has been quite
but is now improviug.
Mrs. VVes Roberts is improving.
Mr. Jack Tlmnions slaughtered one
hundred and four hogs to day.
tii. Page and sou. X. M. Page, killed
s'U liogs. In fact it has been "hog-kill
ing ' times ill this neighborhood the
oast two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. X. M. Page and family
exuect to move to Roberts Bend next
With best wishes, Chlop
Cf i-lkoka, Dec. 13 Rev. Brown, of
Lewisburg, preacheo at Moore Institute
.tuiidav atiernoon. Many oi me mem
bers ot the Cumberlaud congregation
lit re have once been under his pasto
rate, aud all were so glad to hear him
n reach again.
(Quarterly meeting will be held at the
Methodist church nee :i ii. iiisnign
y probable tl at Dr. Hoss will preach
on Christinas Day.
The Sewing Circle met at "Hilton
Home" Saturday afternoon. These
meetings are pleasant aud profitable
We were sorry so mauv were absent
for we w anted Hli to be in the Kodak
picture we had taken Saturday after
noon. Master Ravmoud Moore, our
only honorary and male member, tried
to make up for the absence of other
members with his sweet, bright ways
The circle will meet with Miss Brownie
To ml in son next Saturday.
Mr. Jesse Wallisand a friend of his
both Mississippi soldiers, were guests
of Capt. Joe Love's a dxy and night last
Mr. and Mrs. John B llanfant hav
moved to the old Joe Bjilanfant place
Mr. Frtnk Moore, Jr., has moved his
family to the house he recently bought
in tow n.
The fall term at Moore Institute clos
ed last Friday, and the spring term will
open Jail, i Miss Mary Beeeher, to Uio
regret ot patrons aud pupils, has re
signed her position as primary teacher.
Twenty - seven pairs Misses
(Shoes, fine kid, pat. tip, luce
and button. Sizes 12$, 13,
13,'a and 1. The price up to
the present time has been
$2.00. They as long as
they last at
Please remember that we
fell the best ladies' $1 50
Hhoes on earth, any toe, any
last, and any leather kid,
box calf, kangaroo and plain
Every pair is guaranteed.
T. i FII1IIS.
several applicants for the
Mr. Jim Kamsey will move
ville this week.
Miss Vashti Bellanfant has returned
torn Chapel Hill, where Rhe taught all
fall, and is at home at Mr. F. J. Moon's.
Miss Kva Aiken has goim back to
Nashville, after a visit of a few weeks
to relatives hce and at Hurricane.
The many friends of Mrs. Letitis
Morris and her son Marvin, were de
lighted to welcome them here recently.
Fifteen years wrought little change in
Mrs. Morris, and it was indeed i l-asunt
to talk with her again. Marvin oh, so
many eara bring about wonderful
changes in a boy of ten years, and we
know lie bears his part as factor in that
exceeding! v bright and happy western
home. Their stay here w as short, but
their kind host and hostess, Mr and
Mrs. F. J. Moore, enabled them to use
well every hour. From here they went
o visit Marshall c uuty relatives, and
it will be some time in January before
they return to their home in Helena,
Mrs. Williamson, Mrs. Williams, Mr.
Henderson and Mrs. A. Tonilinson are
all better or well now, hut Mrs. John
Hobbs continues quite ill Her sisters,
Mrs. Coffey and Mrs. Wells, are with
Mr. Sam Withers, of Kingman, Ari
zona, is visiting among his menus
here. He looks well and natural, and
his friends are very glad to have him
here again. We are proud of our boys,
especially when they have, by their
own elTorts, made a success in life.
Mr. McLean of Lew isburg, was a visi
tor upon one of our young ladies Sun
The inmates of the parsonage are de
lighted with the new cook stove that
has been recently put there, tuner im
provements are needed aud will be made
The F.p worth League will meet at Mr.
J. B. Toinlinson's Friday nigl-t at rl
o'clock. Everybody is cordially in
Lasea, Dec. 14. Death ha again vis
ited our neighborhood aud cast a dark
shallow over the family of Mrs. Inez
Dooley. It claimed for its victim Mr.
Thomas Dooley. Mr. Dooley had only
been sick a short time a nttie over one
week chatarral pneumonia, being the
cause of bis death. The deceased was
about forty five year old. He was born
and reared in this county, married Miss
Inez Roam, and has since resided here.
Mr. Djoley will ba greatly missed, not
only in his own family, but in his
church and neighborhood here. His
remains were laid to rest in the Hardi
soii graveyard Sunday evening at 3 o'
clock. To the bereaved wife and chil
dren we wouid say, " eep not, for your
loss is his eternal gain, htnve to live
better lives, aud when lime should
have come to a close be ready to meet
him at the Judgment bar of Uod."
The school closed at this place on last
Friday, and Prof. J. M. Chapman re
turned to his home at Belfast, .Saturday.
We regret to give him up, for he has
been here teaching for live months, and
made many warm friends in this neigh
borhood He was an excellent teacher.
Bro. Felix Sowell preached a very in
teresting discourse here to-day.
Miss Myrtie Davis, who lias been
spending some weeks with her aunt,
Mrs. Casky,of (Henn's Store, is expected
home this week.
Bro. N. A. Jones will preach at this
place on next Sunday, Dec. 18.
Miss Mary Price, of Mallard, attend
ed preaching here to-day.
Tne wedding bells have about ceased
ringing, but from what we can leirn
they will start a merry chime about
Christmas, and will ring until New
Mr. Bate Derryberry, who has been
carryiug the U. S. Mail to Old Berlin, is
spending a few days at homo.
Well, as news is scarce in this vicinity
we will close, hoping to do better next
Wishing a merry Christmas to all, we
remain as ever, Nklly Urav.
EsTKRi'iusB, Dec. Ii This beautiful
day, as the snow is falling from the
heavens above, and most everyone is
compelled to stay in the house, 1 will
try and give in w hat little news I have
We are sorry to say that Dr. Bumpas
is ou the sick list. Hope he will soon
Mr. J. C. Daniels, our enterprising
merchant, is visiting relatives in Giles
Mr. Logue, of Dry Creek, was with
his daughter, Mrs. Hale, recently.
Misses Susie Nelson and Katie Held
were with their friend, Mrs. VVibbie
Marron, on Quality Creek, not long ago.
Mrs. James Wood still continues on
the sick ln-t,
Mr McLaurine visited homefolks at
LviniMiie not long ago.
".nr. Wain of Lawrenceburg, and Mr.
ouu Held, of Henryville, Lawrencj
county, are with the family of Mr.
Chas. Held at present
Mr. Tom English, of McCains, is with
home folks now.
Miss Ada Murphy is suffering with a
Mrs. Hugh Douglas was with her
sister, Mrs. Duke, on Dry Creek, several
As news is scarce, I will desist for
this time, hoping to do better in the
future. As ever, Tip-Toi.
'Continued to seventh Page.1
fNCALLKI) FOR LKTTKKS.
The foil wing is the list of letter
the week ending December pi, lstS.
Butler, George Dr
Beasley, K A
Boyd, Mollie Mrs
Cnyce. Li ola
Cox, X L
Craig, Jas T Maj
Cooper, ' 'harles
Foxall, John .1
Harris, W A
Hatiton, R 10 '
Howell, .1 L'Mrs
Jeff jrsnn, J
Jackson, A Mrs
McEwing, T M
Stephenson, Mary F
Tweger, J C H
Walton, T W Rev
J en k i ii, J R
Wilson, George Rev
Allen, Cora Krwin. Sue
Gupton.Mrs Jennie Grillith, Tenny
Johnson, C B Mangrtim, W W
Radford, Dina Owen, Miss L
Parties calling for the above letters
will please say advertised.
H. F. Fariss, P. M.
Death of Col. John Overton.
Nashville, Dec. 12. Col. John
Overton died at his home near this
city to-day at 10 o'clock, aged eighty
six years. He was the son of John
Overton, one of the Tennessee pio
neers, and intimUe friend and liw
partner of Andrew Jackson. He
was one of the wealthiest mm in
the State and the head of one of its
most prominent families.
Nonienie anil N, Odd anil Knd,
Wise and Otherwise.
Don't refuse to marry a girl because
she is unable to cook; she may have
money enough to pay your board.
"Would that I had a hundred lives
give for your sake," he excaimed.
"Don't you think," she asked, coldly,
"that that would rather overwork the
He left without even stopping to brush
the dust from the knees of his trousers.
The total cost of the launch of a mod
ern battleship often amounts to over
$10,(kki. About five tons of tallow and
over a ton of oil and soft soap are used
in greasing the way that is, the slip
down winch tne cradle in which the
vessel is placed glides into the sea.
Six times a widow is the record of
Mrs. Lula Johnson, of Perry, O. T. She
h'is been indicted by the grand jury at
that place, charged with poisoning tier
last two husbands.
The evolution ofthe worm results In a
butterfly. A can of dynamite attacked
by a goat will also make the butter tly
A little child can discover mire stray
sunbeams than a grown person can.
The queen of the tea
reigns but she pours.
table not only
"What do you suppose causes nigh'
mares?" "I thluk it must be the unstabled
thoughts thut go teeming through the
brain." Philadelphia Bulletin.
First Volunteer (of returning, deci
mated regiment) The girls are going
wild over ns!
Second Volunteer (grimly) Yes, we
are remnants. Life.
Kind Old Party (to sobbing urchin):
"My little lad, you shouldn't cry that
I'rchin: "What other way kin I cry?"
Them pin head editors of Memphis
don't like us because they don't know
ns. Thev don't know nothing. If
ignorance is bliss, them fellers is blis
ters. Ha'deman Free Press, via Menr
To settle the stomach and over
come nausea, take 8immonB Squaw
vine wine or Tablets. Im
THK WEK ONE'S WISHES.
I wisht I was a drate big King,
The bigges' ever seen!
'En nights 'at wasn't Tris'mas Eve
I'd make 'em Hollow E'en,
An' 'en I'd go an' tell my Pa,
"See here, you, Pa;'' I'd say,
"Now, you jus' dare to call me in
When I go out to play!"
I wisht I was a drato big King,
I'd buy some tickets so
At I could see the circus, an'
I dess I'd let Pa go,
But ef he made me study at
Mv logerfv 1 Jus'
Would leave him home, 'tause like
He'd aggervate an' fuss
I wisht I was a drate big King,
I know what I'd do with
A big boy 'at always chases me;
His name is Bobby Smith!
I'd buy a big perliceman's club,
A dog, an' 'en a gun.
An' 'en I'd say to Bobby Sm'th :
"You dasn't make me run !"
I wisht I was a drate big King,
I'd bring my Mamma here;
Pa savs she's up 'ere in the skies,
An'"'en he calls me "Dear;"
His eyes gets full of tearses, too,
'En'he don't speak at all.
1 dess I'd go an' get my Ma
Ef I was not so small
Hon art, in Biltimore American.
Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medicine
searches out all Impurities in the sys
tem and expels them harmlessly by the
unto ml channels. ltn
HE WAS A SENATOR,
At one of the towns 1 made recently I
hnii the pleasure of meeting my old friend
mid si lioolniatc, Bill Grayson, christened
Wiliiii!:i Henry llurrison Grayson, unci now
called twnator Grayson Iroin the lact that
he was elected to the state senate at the lust
Altlioiv'li 1 ti in not very conceited, I be
lieve that I know a great deal more than
Senator Grayson ever did or ever will i now.
When we went to school together 1 was
uckuow.eugcd to be much the brighter of
the two, utul 1 am convinced that my busy
life since then has I rouizlit me into con
tact with so muny kinds ol peopie und given
me eucli a variety of experiences that I have
maintained my natural superiority.
et I uin not itermitted to wear the term
"honorable," and 1 have never noticed that
people turned around to point me out on the
treet. It you were to lock Bill and me to
gether in a room and give each of us a set
of questions relating to American history,
national issues, current huhpeiiiims and the
useful sciences most co::imonly applied to
everyday life 1 am confident that I could
show myscli to he much the better ii,.ormcd
of the two. When we were boys together
Bill was a resounding biuii'. and I am told
that he has aceu::iulated nothing in the
meantime except dignity. But he always
did have plenty of that.
Why, then, is Bill a great man, while I
am a plain and despised commercial trav
eler, compelled to bear the taunts and llinira
of trainmen and dining-room girls
Is it because he has been more indus
trious than I ? Xo; for I do more Iiustiing in
a month tliun Bill ever did in li.s whole
life. I have kicked up a dust in the world.
while Bid has done heavy sitting around
and waited for things to come to him.
If you could see the senator, gentle reader,
you would understand why he is regarded as
a pillar. Imagine a solemn buik of a man,
six feet and two inches tall, built of sound.
raw material, with hair combed upward, to
indicate spirituality or something of the
kind. The coat is a "Prince Albert" with a
hpecial allinity for dust, and the hat is a
broad-brimmed slouch which must be worn
slightly to one side as a mark of that in
difference which is a trait of the sinion pure
rural genius. The coat mugt be unbuttoned
and Uaring at the top, and the shirt bosom
should billow outward. Then the black bow,
which is the badge of the professional man,
and a few amber stains on the white shirt,
just to show that the great man t hews to
bacco and is In real sympathy with his be
And yet, having this picture of Bill, even
to the cavalry mustache, you cannot begin
to appreciate his greatness until you have
heard hi.n speak. He has a deep, St. Ber
nard voice, and he uses it with such solem
nity that only the totally irreverent fail to
You have heard one man say to another:
"This is a fine day, sir." Well, you've never
heard it at all unless you've heard Bill suy
it. He can put more emphasis, more unan
swerable logic und more lofty eloquence into
one of these commonplace remarks thun I
could inject into a reading of Marc Antony'
funeral oration. 1 don't suppose Bill ever
said anything in his life except something
that he had heard said by somebody or else
read in the Indianapolis paper, and yet
ever" time Bill speaks the others present
stop talking and listen in awe. Then they
go away snauing tneir neaas ana remaraing : )P discovered that he contains nothing ex
that Bill is an unusually "deep ' man. I rppt iloik,(1 dinner and platitudes.-"! he
After studying the career of Senator Bill Drummer." in Chicago Rpcord.
Grayson I am satisfied thai any large arid
A Forerunner of the Most
Though its offensive features
are sometimes almost unbearable,
few people are aware of the danger
of which Catarrh is the forerun
ner. Catarrh invariably leads to
Consumption. Growing worse and
worse each winter, those who rely
upon the usual treatment of
sprays, washes and inhaling mix
tures find that it is impossible to
check the disease with these local
applications which only reach the
surface. The offensive discharge
increases all the while, causing a
feeling of personal defilement, and
gets deeper and deeper until it is
only a question of a short time
until the lungs are affected.
The importance of the proper
treatment can therefore be readily
appreciated. But good what
ever can be expected from local
applications, as such treatment
never did cure Catarrh, and never
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whiiviiy mr.ii wiili 1. all" an intellect can be
come a givut stulcsmun ii lie will preserve a
solemn and digmlied demeanor at all timet
und conline ins remarks to self-evident
For one thing, Bid has learned the value
of discreet silence. He has stood around
with his hand in the bosom of his coat and
has assumed the attitude of u vast and god
like coliteinp.atiou, and his fellow citizens,
observing Ins .gloomy solitude and noting the
corneal. un nf kis i row, have decided that
he is pondering on the luture destiny of our
institutions. As u matter ot lad, Bill is
probably trying to make up his mind as to
whether he pi t iers Une-eut to plug.
Bill makes money as a lawyer, although
some of his co.ciiUis infor.n me that he is
as ignorant ut the law as it he were u justice
of the peace.. He has a pa:tnir-a small,
lean,, overworked man, who studies day and
night uml provides the actual brain work
of the combination, while ili.l frowns at the
jury und gets all of the credit for winning
It is the same in country politics. Two or
three cheap, common, evcryi'.uy politicians
do the real work of the campaign. They
Ri-gtinie the townships and fct up the poll
lists and marshal the woikers and arrange
for im t t in; , hiring brass bauds and raising
the money for lla,"s ami drums, und alter
they have done the real work B.il goes and
sits on the rostrum and glares ponderously
ut his deluded countrymen
But to appreciate the lofty tone of Bill's
statesmanship you should hear him make a
"Fellow citizens, we me on the eve of
unotlie' great contest, and the American
people the grandest sovereigns on Hod's
footsto 1 are ubout to decide whether this
ifioriou land is to (oiit.nuc in the proud
pathwiy ot national progress or wander
into t;ie pitfalls of ;:oniuul disgruce. Oh,
my (Miutryuieii, let us unite beneath the
und issed folds of the stars aud stripes, and
with renewed courage take up the glorious
battle for liberty, union und freedom. On
next Tuesday evening the eagles of victory
will K.Tch on our banners, and the honor
intruded to us by those patriotic sires who
full at Bunker Will will be safe in the hands
of the uinp-tararum party."
The farmers listen to this highly original
style of discourse for an hour or more and
then go home ta.kin' ia whispers.
Is it uny wonder that when the voters
wanted a lan- and learned man to repre
sent them in the state senate they turned to
It seems to me thot I enn hear some one
say thut the drummer is jealous of Senator
Grayson. 1 will admit it, although 1 be
lieve that 1 nm more regretful than jealous.
1 am sorry that I was not born largo and
solemn .instead of lean and i.ood-natured.
I can never be u real statesman. Bill, how-
' ', lias marvelous possibilities before him.
will continue to wear his Prince Albert
ilct and make feeling references to "old
1-li fy" Ikj may be a governor or something
worse some day.
Bill is such a soulful patriot that I rather
expected to lind that lie had' gone to the war.
But he is itill ,.t home. He hail to remain in
order to deliver an address of welcome to a
farmers' institute, lh the course of his re
murl:s lie said that "the farmers, the horny
handed sons of toil, the honest husbandmen,
are the bone and brawn of our proud na
tion." Bill's proud career will be unchecked un
less some one accidentally turns on X rav
machine on liini some dav, and then it will
"I had such a severe case rf Catarrh
that I lost my hearing in one ear, and
part of the bone in my nose sloughed
off. I was constantly treated with
sprays and washes, but each winter
the dipeuse seemed to have a firmer
hold on nie. 1 hud finally been de
clared incurable when I decided to
try S. S. S. It seemed to get right at
the sent of the disease, and cured me
permanently, for I have hud no touch
of Catarrh for seven years.
"Mrs. Josepiiixh Pomiii.l,
"Due West, S. C."
Those who have had tho first
touch of Catarrh
will save endless
suffering by tak
ing the right
remedy at the
who have for
years sought re-
ment in local treatment will find
it wise to waste no further time
on sprays, washes, inhaling mix
tures, etc., which are only tempo
rary and can not save them from
Consumption. Catarrh is a deep,
seated blood disease. S. S. S. is
the only remedy which can reach
the very bottom of the disease
and cure it permanently.
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