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THE MACON BEACON. MACON. MISSISSIPPI. Calomel Loses You Take Dcdson's Head my guarantee ! If Li achy you need not take n ous calomel to eret Every druggist In tnwn-yonr drug glst and everybody's druggist has no ticed a great falling off In the sale of calomel. They all give the same rea son. Dodson's Liver Tone is taking Its place. "Calomel s dangerous and people know i(. while Dodson's Ulver Tone is perfectly safe and Rives hotter re sults." said a prominent local drug1st Dodson's Liver Tone Is personally guaranteed by every druggist who sells it. A large bottle doesn't cost Tery much, but If It falls to give easy relief in every case of liver sluggish Bess and constipation, you have only A Deferential Crltir "What is that tune the band Is play ing?" inquired the visitor from abroad. " 'Johnny, Got Your Gun !' Don't yoa approve of it?" "Cm, yes. Kverjr nation must be the ludge of Hs own literature. I have no Soubt It is very excellent poetry. But Isn't It rut her reckless advice?" WHY DRUGGISTS RECOMMEND SWAMP-ROOT For many years druggists have watched tfith much interest the remarkable record maintained by Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, the great kidney, liver and bladder medi aine. It is a physician's prescription. Swamp-Root is a strengthening medi cine. It helps the kidneys, liver and blad der do the work nature intended they should do. Swamp-Root has stood the test of years. It is sold by all druggists on its merit and it should help you. No other kidney medicine has so many friends. Be sure to get Swamp-Root and start treatment at once. However, if you wish first to tost this great preparation send ten cents to Dr. Kilmer A Co., Hinghamton, N. Y., for a ample bottle. When writing be sure and mention this paper. Adv. A preferred creditor is one who never troubles you. o matter what lEIirilMTlSi W ILLTKIII ere Special attention is brought to the fact that the 10-cent seller on Calumet Baking Powder produces just as big a saving in proportion as the 1-pound size because Calumet Baking Powder has a greater leaven ing strength. There is no waste in the materials it is used with. The last spoonful is as good as the first. You use only half the amount usually required of other powders; therefore, it will go twice as far. It is a big saving over the cheap "Big Can" kind. The 10 cent size of Calumet Baking Powder shows a great sav ing, the same as with the other sizes. Vou Save When You Buy It You Save When You Use It a Day's Work! Liver Tone Instead ions, constipated ortead- asty, sickening, danger- straightened up. to ask for your monev back. Dodson's Liver Tone is a pleasant tasting, purely vegetable remedy, harmless to both children and adults. Take a spoonful at night and wake up feeling fine; no biliousness, sick head ache, acid stomach or constipated bowels. It doesn't gripe or cause In convenience all the next day like vio lent calomel. Take a dose of calomel today and tomorrow you will feel weak, sick and nauseated. Don't lose a day's work! Take Dodson's Liver Tone Instead and feel fine, full of vigor and ambition. Adv. SOLD FOR 80 YE AM For MALARIA, CHILLS and FEVER AIm Fin Ccneral Strang thanlnf Tania Mil IT Ml I UK STtMB- Wrona Tooting. "George's father sent hlni money to employ a tutor at college." "Well, did he?" "Sure. Ha engaged a chauffeur. Rotter borrow from a pawnbroker than from a friend. This most remufctble rerntdy causes the stomach to set lutit-1 rally and keeps the bowels open, t Is purely vegetable, producing t only mghly benehcial results.- MS9S.WINSLOWS SYRUP ftt MutV ad CVfltW. Rttilttar Absolutely harmless complete for mula on every bottle only very best Ingredients used. At all druggUt: For Grip, Colds and MALARIA 7-11 CHIUIFUGE kills the Malaria germ and regulates the liver. 25 CENTS size you buy a i llLLIulI i y THF m F A u m 11 L LLLM1V A TALE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY IN THE TIME OF SILAS WIGHT IRVING BADHELLEFL, AUTHO or WH HcXDEN. D'W AND I. BARREL Of THE H.ESSED ISLEi KEEPING UP VITM LCZ1E. ETC, ETC CQrrUOKT HMTOUWKmN. ttvwo bOOUJI BARTON GETS NEW INSPIRATION FROM THE THE WORDS OF THE GREAT SILAS WRIGHT. 8ynopsia. Barton Boyues, an orphan, goes to live with his uncle, Peaboy Baynes, and his Aunt Deel on a farm on Rattleroad, in a neighborhood culled Llckltyspllt, about the year 1S'J6. He meets Sally Dunkelberg, about his own age, but socially of a class above the Bayneses, and is fascinated by her pretty face aDd fine clothes. Barton also meets Roving Kate, known in the neighborhood as the "Silent Woman." Amos Grtmshaw, a young son of the richest roan in the town ship. Is a visitor at the Baynes home and Roving Kate tells' the boys' fortuned, predicting a bright future for Barton and death ou the gallows for Amos. Reproved for an act of boyish mischief, Bartoa runs away. Intending to make his home with the Punkelbergs. Ue reaches Canton and falls asleep on a porch. There Is io in found by Silas Wright, Jr., a man fromlaent In public affaire, who. knowing l'e body Baynes, take Barton home after baying him sew clothes. Silas Wright evinces muck Interest la Bartoa and Bonds a aox f books and magazines to th Barnes home. A short time later the election of Ur. Wright to tha United States senate Is announced. Barton learns of a wonderful power known aa "Money," and how through Its possession Grlmshaw U tha moat powerful man in the community. Grlmshaw threatens to taka tha Buynes farra If a not which he holds is not paid. CHAPTER V-Continued. To Aunt Deel wagon grease was the worst enemy of a happy and re spectable home. We hitched our team to the grass hopper spring wagon and set out n our Journey. It was a warm, ha.y Indian-summer dny in November. As we paused "the mill" we saw the Si lent Woman looking out of the little window of her room above the black smith shop a low, weather-stained, frame bulldlns, hurd by the main rood, 'ltb a narrow hanging stnlr on the side of It "Sha keeps watch by the winder when she ain't travelln'," said Uncle Peabody. "Knows all that's goln' on that woman knows who goes to the Tillage an' how long they 6tay. When Grimsnavv goes by they say she hustle off down the road In her rags. She looks like a sick dog herself, but I've heard that she keeps that room o' here ust as neat as a pin." Near the village we passed a smart looklug buggy, drawn by a spry-footed torse In shiny harness. Then I notioed with a pang that our wagon was covered with dry mud and that our horses were rather bony and our harness a kind of lead color. So I was In nn humble state of mind when we entered the village. There was a crowd of men ami women In front of Mr. Wright's office and through its open door I saw many of his fellow townsmen. We waited at the door for a few minutes. I crowded In while Uncle Peabody stood talk ing to a villager. The Senator caurJit Fight of me and came to my side find pul his hand on my head and'suid: "Hello, Bart! How you've grown! and how handsome you look ! Whore's your uncle?" "He's there by the door," I an swered. "Well, lo's go and see him." Mr. Wright was stouter and grayer and grander than when I had seen him lr.st. He was dressed In black broadcloth nnj wore a big beaver hat and higl- collar and his hair was al most white. I remember vividly his clear, kindly, gray eyes and ruddy cheeks. "Baynn, I'm triad to see you," he said heartily. "Did ye bring me any Jerked meat?" "Didn't thick of it," said Uncle Peabody. "But I've got a nice young doe all Jerked an' i you're fond o' Jerk I'll bring ys down some to-mor-rer." "I'd like to take some to Washing ton, but I wouldn't have you bring It so fur." "I'd like to b-lng It I want a chance to talk with ye for half an hour or such a matter," said my un cle. "I've got a little trouble on my bands" The Senator tool; us into his office and Introduced us to the leading men of the county. "Here," said cue Senator ns he put his hand on my head, "is a coming man In the Democratic party." The great men laughed at my blushes and we came away with a fleep sense of pride In us. At last I felt equal to the ordeul of meeting the Dunkelbergs. IJy uncle must have shared my feeling, for, to my delight, he went straight to the basement store above which was the modest sign: "II. Dunkelberg, Produce." "Well I swan !" snlii the merchant in the treble voice which I remem bered fa well. "This Is Bart and Pea body! How are you?'' "Pretty wall," I answered, my un cle being too slow of speech to suit my sense of propriety. "How Is Sal ly?" The two men laughed heartily, much to my embarrassment. "He's getting right down to !usl- ! whs" aald y uncle. 21M IN "That'B right," said Mr. Dunkelberg. "Why, Bart, she's spry bi a cricket and pretty as a picture. Come up to dinner with me and see for yourself." Uncle Peabody hesitated, whereupon I gavi) him a furtive nod and he said "All right," and then I had a deli cious feeling of excitement. I had hard work to control my Impatience when they talked. By and by I asked, "Are you 'most ready to go?" "Yes come on It's after twelve o'clock," said Mr. Dunkelberg. "Sally will be back from school now." So we walked to the big house of the Dunkelbergs and I could hear my heart beating when we turned in at the gate the golden gute of my youth It must have been, for after I had passed It I thought no more as a child. That rude push which Mr. Grini6haw gave me had hurried the passing. I was a little surprised at my own dignity when Sally opened the door to welcome us. My uncle told Aunt Deel that I acted and spoke like Silas Wright, "so nice and proper." Sally was different, too less playful and more beautiful with long yellow curls covering her shoulders. "How nice you look!" 6he salj as she took my arm and Jed me Into her playroom. "These are my new clothes," I boasted. "They are very expensive and I have to be careful of them." I behaved myself with greut care at the table I remember that and, after dinner, we played in the door yard and the stable, I with a great fear of tearing my new clothes. I stopped and cautioned her more than once: "Be careful! For gracious sake! be careful o' my new suit!" As we were leaving late in the af ternoon she suld: "I wish you would come here to school." "I suppose he will some time," said Uncle Peabody. A new hope entered my breast, that moment, and began to grow there. "Aren't you going to kiss her?" said Mr. Dunkelberg with a smile. I saw the color in her cheeks deep en as she turned with a smlie and "I'm Not Afraid of Him." walked away two or three steps while the grown people laughed, and stood with her back turned looking in at the window. "You're looking the wrong way for the scenery," said Mr. Duukolherg. She turned and walked toward me with a look of resolution Iu her pret ty face und said: "I'm fi'.r D'-:;!'! til hi!ii We 1 i - . . , iich i-!.'T : .in. t;.t w.-ii-ry:::. ;:! r-J i-.ti'-Ii ..f li -r hi'lr K- n n.y ' ' T it ! f. . : ,.f so !::y.'rvMt an j :: ;-lv.- :'r, i'i-.i .;:, 1.. r i;i lb.- i"!: -!y :!.- foil..-.-! ! IvM Hows tin- rivi-r to li:-.' M-a '.':! youth is .;tiUti(' mi it. They lmd -hnvr nil OUt (if til" illt Cniv into the swift current thos" dear, kindly, thoughtless people. Sally run away Into the house as their laughter con tinued and my uncle and I walked down the street. How happy I was ! I observed with satisfaction that the village boys did not make fun of me when I passed them ns they did when f woie the petticoat trousers. Mr. and Mrs. Wright came along with the crowd, by and by, and Colonel Medad Moody. We had supper with the Senator on the seat with us. He and lay unela began to talk about the tightness of money and the banking laws and I remember a remark of my uncle, for tin-re wus that in his tone which I could never forget: "We poor people are trusting you to look out for us we poor people are trusting you to see that we get treated fair. We're havin' a hurd time." My uncle told him ubout the note and the visit of Mr. Grlmshaw and of his threats aud upbruldlngs. "Did he say that In Bart's heurlngT" asked the Senator. "Ayes! right out plain." "Toa bad! I'm going to tell you frankly, Uayaes, that the best thing I know a boat yoa is your conduct to ward this boy. I Ilka It. Tha next beat thins la the fact that you slapd tha note. It was bad hairiness but H m f4 Christian conduct to ke4p your friend. Don't rfrret It. You wer por a4 ei an ajra when the boy'e pranks were troublesome to both of yoa, but you took him in. I'll lend yoa the Interest and try to get another holder for the mortgage on one condition. You must let me at tend to Bart's schooling. I want to be boss about that. We have a gr.-at schoolmaster in Ounton and wh'-n Hurt Is a little older I want him to go there to school. I'll try to find him a place where he can work for his board." "We'll miss Burt but we'll be tickled to death tiere's no two ways about that," snld Uncle Peabody. The Ser.iitor tested my arithmetic j and grammar and geography us we rode along in the darkness end said i by and by : "You'll have to wort hard, Bart. You'll have to tuke your book into the Held as I dW. After every row of corn I learned a rule of syntax or arithmetic or a foct In geography while I rested, and my thought and memory took hold of It as I piled the hoe. I don't want you to stop the reading, but from now on you must spend hall' of every evening on your lessons." As I was gclng to bod the Senator called nie to him and said : "I shall be gone when you are up In the morning. It may be a long time before I see you; I shall leave something for you In a sealed envel ope with your name on it. You are not to open the envelope until you go away to school. I know how you will feel Unit first day. When night falls ye.u will think of your aunt and uncle and be very lonely. When you go to your room for the night I want you to sit down all by yourself and open the envelope and read wtm? I shall write. They will lie. I think, th most Impressive words you ever read. You will think them over but you will not understand them for a long time. Ask every wise man you meet to explain them to you. for all your happiness will depend upon your un derstanding of those few words in the envelope." In the morning Aunt 1,'oel put it in my hands. "I wonder what in the world ho wrote there ayes!" said she. "We must keep It careful ayes I I'll put It In my trunk nn' give it to ye when ye go to Clinton to school." "Has V-. Wright gone!" I asked rather sadly. "Ayes' Land o' mercy- He went away long before daylight with a lot o' Jerked meat In a pack basket ayes! Yer ancle Is goin' down to the village to see 'bout the mortgage this afternoon, ayes !" It was n Saturday and I spent Its hours cording wood in the shed, paus ing now and then for a look Into my grammar. What a day It was! the first of many like it. I never think of those days without saying to myself: "What a God's blessing a man like Silas Wright can be iu the community in which his heart and soul ure as an open book !" As the evening came on I took a long look at my cords. The shed was nearly hulf full of them. Four rules of syntax, also, had boon carefully stored away in my brain. I said them over as I hurried down into the pasture with old Shop and brought in the cows. I got through milking Just as Uncle Peabody came. I saw with joy that bis face was cheerful. "Yip!" he shouted as he stopped his team at the barn door, where Aunt Deel and I were standing. "We ain't got" much to won-y about now. I've got the Interest money right here In my pocket." Wu unhitched and went in to sup per. I was hoping that Aunt Deel would speak of my work tiut she seemed not to thiuk of It. I went out on the porch and stood looking clown w ith a sad countenance. Aunt Deel followed me. ""y, Bart !" she exclaimed, "you're , too tired to eat ayes', Be ye StcU'' I shook mj head. 0- -.. i:;:no!a I ;.-ever !'-. -r! 1 .: r tha :.t ! .-'s U .ae .ay.-s 1: ti.l I f..;:.,...i tb!u ;:.! -':". '"A"y of i:)l thing-:" u ii ie n-elaiux-d. "He's work-d like a nuiler, ain't he?" There were tears in Lis eye--- when he took my band iu his rough pain and squeezed it uud said: "Sometimes I wish ye was littit again so I could tuke ye up in my arms an' kiss yc Just as I Used to. Horace Dunkelberg says that you're the best-look In' boy he ever see." I repeated the ruins I bad learned as we went to the table. "I'm goin' to be like Silas Wright It I can," I added. "That's the Idee!" said Uncle Pea body. "You keep ou aM you've smart ed an' everybody'll milk into yoai pull." I kept on not with the vigor of that first day with its new Inspiration but with growing strength ami e!Ieo One Day Mr. Grimsaw Came Cut la the Field to See My Uncle. tlveness. NiL-hts mid morning"? ani Saturdays I workf-i with a will and my look In ray pjrket or at the sida of the lleli! und wis, I kmrw, a help of some value ( a the farm. My achoW arship improved rapidly and that year I went about as far us 1 could hop to go in the little school it Leonard' Corners. j "I wouldn't wander if ol' Iuite wm right about our boy." said Auut Del ope day when she saw ma with book in tlie tliid. I b gan to know than thnt ol' Et$ had somehow been at vork la my soul subconsciously as I would wm par it. I was trying to pat truth Into the prophecy. As I look at the whole mutter these days I -un eo that Mr. Crlmshaw h;meelf was a help mi less Important to dv. for if was a sharp sp,r trileh coa tinut-d to prod Ls. CHAPTER VI. My Second Peril. One day Mr. GrimSmw i-ij.na ot in the field to see -y vntif. They walked away to tie- shti;e 0f a trt while the hired man am I wont ol with the lioeing. ' couli foar tfefl han-h voice of the mine y-!e3dei speaking in luiid and atigry onea an) presently he went awuy. "What's the rip?" I usked aa rzf uncle re-uriH-il looking very si-.er. "We woi.'t talk about It nov." h answered. In the candle-light ef tha ovt!R Uncle Peabody j-aid : "(irkashaw has demandej his nsort gage i!i,.:oy nn' lie wants It In goal Coin. V. i "i: have- to git It tmo ivaj, I dunno how." "W'y of : ;i things my airot ex c'.ainieil. "How are we goin' to gll all that money these hard Uawm'i ayes! I'd like to know?" "Well, I can't tell ye," sa'il Caila 1 Peabody. "I guess he can') f0Hgit us for sa'-tn' Rodney Barnes." "What did he say?" I asked. "Why, he says we hadn't na busi ness to hire a man to help us. E says you an' me ought to do ail Vh work here. He thinks I ought to Mi you out o' schoul long ago." "I can stay out o' school and ktktt on with my lessons," I said. "Not an' please him. He was maa when he se-e ye with n book in yer hand out there in the corn-Btild." What werv we to do taw? I spent the first sad night of my life undoift the plans which hud been so dT to me but t,ot so dear as my aunt and uncle. I dec! Jed to gtve all nij Ufa and sfength to the saving of tht farm. I would still try to be great, but not as great as the Senator. Barton passes through what are looked upon as the aeoonj and third of th9 four peril? pre dicted for him by "Revln' Kate " Don't fall to read of his experi ences in tht next Iristarfmcnt. (TO lit; CONTINUED.) It's Ended Then. Younghsim "How can I (ei'i wtf. the honeymoon Is over?" Oki-im "When your wife stufis tolling vft'Bjfl and begins asking questions."