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THE LEXINGTON GAZETTE.
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ol. 94. No. 14 ' Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia, Wednesday, April 6, 1898. <{ ?1,50 a Year
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is one of thc three im?
portant ingredients of
*a complete fertilizer;
the others .ire phos?
phoric acid and nitro?
gen. Too little Potash is sure to result in *_i partial crop
failure.
Eree
An ill titrated bat* which tells what Potash is, how i<
should tx used, and how much Potash a well-balanced
fertilue. sh mid contain, is sent free to all applicants.
Send your address. (
OER-1AN KAU WORKS, 9? N**#*- St., New York.
WILL BUY-A TUCE
BUGGY
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AND A GENTEEL
Set of Harness.
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Pi IE R SON '8.
Here you will find the largest and flne>_ assortment of BUGGIES and ('Ault!AGES,
as well as a full and complete lino .of HARNESS cheaper than ever
oflered on this market. Call and bo convinced. Don't forget wo havo
Wagons, Plows, Harrows, and Everything'the
Farmers Need in this Line.
Remember I have not neglected my
?i Grocery Department. $*?
w. f. -Merson.
Corner Main and Henry Streets. . .
??"Ask for our "Treaties on Stock." Free.
LEXINGTON, VA.
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"%_aV_t kare c lld ..ircct to thc con?
ti: -,.r f,,.- _., j care et ?_i_l.
nle *.rices. eiiYilg lum the
dealer's protits. Ship my
?v.li.r. tat .xamtnatioti.
E_eej_h_M _-Mrant?d.
I LS ? vii-j of Vehicle..
5.. etvl-i ,.f Hamers.
T-|>_l-5iri.5..">-t..$7C. ?
(?mri, f-0 to $!__>. tarria
. gee, l_ 1.1 mil True, Via.
ctite, tfrinf-BMO ______ _?;:_.
.{Soo. J"*-**- Se-1 for l_.rpc. f.o yn.eocsurrn. Wc.. Tith eutelM,leena,
C_tu..it-U" ali our sy-l?t. lUlc. _| r-uL:.ll_n_cr?rV_- A?_oo__-MllifOr
ELKHART O-afcllUOl -CSi. ___!___._______ Mit;, co. xe. a. MUTT. I*.*/, ______ u.\i-T. iso.
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NOW IS THE TIME
-TO BUY ALL THE
Smooth and Barbed Wire
THAT YOU WILL NEED AS THERE WILL BE
Advance in "Price on all Wire Good
March 1st.
S. WE HAVE A LARGE STOCKTON HAND AND WANT TO "
Protect Our Customers as Long _a_
PossiMe,
and we can best do this by securing your. orders as booh as poosiltle so that we can be pn
pared t* sen'o you by bujjjng a-larger atojok before tho rise conies.
- .
How about a
Corn Shellei
that wo are selling at *uoh low prices that you ? can't aflord to be without one, oven if yoi
Corn is not selling for as much as it is worth..
?DON'T YOU NEED X? '
K ew Saddle or a New Set of Hames
fovthe spring season. We have the largest and bent as&orted line coming in that we ha
eal*; seea carried in town. Ve can furnish you anything from single buggy har
_"*" ? noss up to a four.hon-e wagon haniess] .
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The Owen hardware Compali)
LEXINGTON,
(Opposite tho new court house,)
VIRGIN]
wmmm<mmm
FORD'S HO TEL*
Richmond,Va_
Best Location in tho city?adjoining New City ililli
and Capitol Park.
Table unsurpassed by any in the South.
5_? ' American or European plans.
- Mcdowell & fobd,
A dispatch from Staunton i-ays; It ia
pretty well deoided to hold the T.nth
district Democratic Con gre ssional con?
vention at Clifton For^e'the last week
injune. In a few days the C.ngres
ginonal committee will meet aijd pro?
claim the time and place and tbe basis
on which the vari us delegations will
be made up. The June date is a month
earlier th n the usuaWime cf the con?
ventions,, but tho party managers pro?
pose to thoroughly orgaoize and can?
vass the ..istnet, and. de*ire a longer
canvass than usual.
' Nothing leaves a meaner tasjc in the
moutji than a quarrel, Nexcept an un?
successful eftort to mike a quarrel.
When blllau. or costive eat a C liscard
candy oathartJc, cure Juaraatw-, 10c, M j
Thc Hi-ton Cjinmit'eeof thc Gr
Catn|.of Con.e lei ute Veter ns app<
od before the State li ar i cl Educai
on Match 29th a^d j resent dat guim
as to v-hy Ba ne..' History should
btr'eken from tho list of b oks aull
zed to le used in iho pul-lie schc
C harman Wiiliani L. Royall ajd
Hu titer McGuire were the -peal
They naked tbat Dr. J. William^ Jo
and Mrs. Sn.an 1\ Leo's histories
substituted for Barnes'. The mem
of the boaid did _ot indicate '?
their action would be. The board
meet soon to make up the list of b
and it is quite safe to predict
Burnes' Hit. tory -will have to go,
OCCUPIES UMIQUE POSI'ION.
(Salem Tlmos-Roglstor.)
Mr. Andrew Jacks rn Br.ckoy, a well
known citizen of this county, who ives
near Cavo {-pring, occupies a posi.oc
uuiquo in its character, and of winch
ho is quite prou'l. His father was a
soldier in the Revolutionary war, and
also in the waVof '481'2-1-i. Very late
in life tie married, at tbe ripe age of
eighty-four years.^As a lesult of that
union Mr. A. J. Brickey wai bo n. He
inherited his father s marti-1 iusiincts,
und is himself a veteian of the war for
Southern independence, having si rved
throughout the war as a private ki the
3a).h Ee-gimtat, "Virginia Infun ry.
Thus his position is unique anJ iner
estm -, lor it ia .doubtful if ih-rv i-f one
m n in a mi li ni v.hos- farber --erved
in Iho H.volutionary war, as w.ll ns
thaLof 1812, nnd wini liimHelf smell
in tie tho war of 1861, who '8 li.ing
to tell abotfl it. a
cc* i
new fm.
Change of Place,
j. P. WELSH
Ila* removed his fresh meat market to the
corner of Washington and Jeffeison streets
(old stand ol D. Welsh & Co.) and hie con?
solidated tho fresh meat business with the
grocery l.oslnoss fortn--rly carried on by 1>.
Welsh & Co.
Tho style ot the new firm will be
Welsh, Deaver & Co.
Tull stock of all kindle of fresh moats. The
lest .-ualitv and greatest variety that can be
had.
sl'KINvi LAMBS, MUTTON,
POUR, BEEF, ANI)\KAL.
We had april)-- lambs killed on tho aa of
March. That was oarlier than ever MM
Iq this market. \
Wo make tho best SAUSAGE in town- uo
adulteration in seasoning, no strings Ui
mssis,
Will have l fine lot of cattle first of month
bought of G. W. Efflnger. They aro the best
In the count;,*, none excepted.
Will have Diessed Chickens all tho year
around.
Fresh Fish and Oysters
are received dally except Monday.
Wo have from S.000 to 10,000 pounds of
Bacon of our own curing, and will havo a nie.
lot of Welsh's Canvas Hams on tho market
in a short time.
?.-iTDon't forgot wo soil Puro Country Lard
our own make. . *
Our now rooms aro tho most convenien'
and best adapted In town for conducting th.
meat and grocery buiiness. Wo have plenty
of room and polite employees to wait on ou:
customers. ? Call aud see us.
WELSH, DEAVEll & COMPANY
Cor. Washington and Jefferson Sts.
'PHONE NO. 23.
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Prompt Attention
anil the
Proper Remedy
Meaas Speedy Cur,
To
Coughs aad Colds
There ia?no disease so much neglected as
cc .ngfi. and if neglected, there ls no diseai
moro dangerous. Thereforo lt should bo a
te>ndod to at once.
McCl.UM'8 GLYCEROLS OF TAU AN
WILD CHERRY
is very highly recommended by all who ha
used it as an excellent remedy for Cougli
Colds, Hoarseness, Bronchitis, Creup ai
Whooping Cough. It is no patent medlcii
hut. a common sense prescription. Wedoi
claim that lt will euro everything, But
claim that it will euro the above diseases; 1
cause thoso who uso it onco always ask 1
it again and say that it cures.
, Price, 25 ccxits per Bottle.
Lexington, 1*jS.
McCrum
Drug Co
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Our FARMERS* GUIDE
and 13(^3 Manual of
NA Seeds I Implements,
Every farmer nnd jfnrdi-ner
needs one. lArij.r.ntl m<u*? '
complete than ever. Send
name and address. IWlcil
Free.
GRIFFITH & TURNER CO.
205 to 213 N. P??a Str.el,
B.ltlmor'. tm.
f fl ADE IVIE A MAIN
AJ.eX TABI-ina I*OHITlT*.LY CTja
ill.V^inu. IHl.l.,;-|Ja|'|u? M?a
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oratione
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? , _. I*r*e?nt I .-aaa j lr .ni (Vuemnprto.
Ui..? Ia Mae. Th.lf ua? alicea i:r.iu.O e; , ian,*.
ttMl.ai ?!**** ? Cl Xl. vh.r. *:i .*.:-?r [*,f Ii
Nat ufos havlnf th* ieus'i. tin labia)... Hie
.af*aei?d tbsM.Bilaaa'l ?l.I ian jun. efei'Tiiri
ltirawrltUaf?.r.Dt** lo.Jma.*..'* /->*??. V; 1
??*ph ****or rafveoS th. n. ir- I" ;., ? .-? ???'..
icaakaa*! *r ?l*flt>k?*. illili lr?Jtmeati for V.%. ',?
in.ll.In iil?ln wfaoMr. niton roonlptof i-rixi.. Indi
*~ AJAX REMllDY CO., HZZT-?
nun
iU\h For salo In Lexington, Va., by tho Med
, 'hug Company successor-* to J. T. McCi
bs bon.
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DiiiOu Teachers' Awes ol Anieric
BEV. L. D.BA88, D. D., MANAGER.
Pittsburg, Pa ? Toronto, Canada; B
Orleans, La.-, New York, N. Y.
Washington, D. C.; SanFran.
cisco, Cal.-, Chicago. 111.;
St. Louis, o.. and
j Denver, Col.
There sire thousands of posiiions ic
filled within the next fewmonthi
Ad Iress all applications io
Ukion TEAOHKBa'Aqisciis, Saltsburc
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PRICE SS.S5?READ ONI
Ko. Q83, llrejn Trimmed Whit* Rn
ameled Beditcad, made in M, 48,41 and
88 lnoh wldtha?length 75 inchee. It hu
one-lnoh pillar*, two Inch bru* Tue*
and oap*. Thia bed retail* at from 6 to
0 dollars.
Bur of the maker and sara the mid
diemar.'a proina. Our Catalonia* ar.
malle, for tho laking. Complete line*
of Furniture, Draperies, Crook err.
Picture*. Mirrors, Stoves, Kefrleere
tors. Hally Carriages, Lampa, Beddlnr,
etc., are contained In these book*. Our
Lithographed Carpet Catalogue allow?
ing all good, la hand-painted colors ls
also free; If Carpet samples are wanted
mall us Rc In stamps. Drop a poe tal at
once to tho ninney-savers and remrm
ber that we pay freight thia
mouth on pu rebate e. of < arpet..
I,?r<i Ciii-tHl-it., I'orii.ra and
Roar* aiuouu tina; to 99 aad over.
JuliusHinesASon
BALTIMORE, HO. ?
fv_M* _h?t.o? Tia* ?amju
Spring 4
Dre55 Good5
ARE NOW
SEASONABLE
WE HAV* JUST RECEIVED A CHOICE
LOT, tm WHICH WE MENTION:
WHIPCORDS, Black and Navy Blue, 44
PO PLINK inch. 75o. per yard. We
recommend these for aervlce.
GLEASON for skirts, all wool, in very
PLAIDS rich colorings, 36 Inches, 50c.
COVERT CLOTHS, lu the choicest
Spring shades.
New weaves in BLACK CREPONS.
A largo variety of Plain and Fan.y mixed
goods at 25 to 50c. per yard.
Tho above embrace some of tho choicest
dress fabrics on the market, and tho brices
we make will MMt you to doubt the change
iu tariff! i
Wc offer a limited qanntl ty of readj-to
wow SKIRTS at .V.25 to ffi.00 each. Th*
latter li an excellent all wool serge, well
niadi and lined throughout witli "near-silk."
Mack and Navy Blue.
GINGHAMS will bo much worn. There
are many kinds, -that you may buy anywhere;
but wi* control one tor this market, -that la
the Gingham of the season. It ls SILVER
STAR MADRAS, and \a N inches wide,
KuarantewPto wash, ltmuch liner and lighter
than percale, and ls only 12J cents ?er yard.
BONNY DOON FLANNELS for dressing
sack| ami wrappers, at 10o. per yard, are ex
cellent imitations of French flannels, and
cost loss than half us much:
P.l.NJAB PERCALES av tho best t(
wash and wear that l'__Jc. willSuy.
We have a beautiful line of F>t\hroiderie.
and White Goods. \
Our GROCERY DEPARTMENT lWtb"
of youu_____H?eful attention. We are m>Wlc
totten, but we guarantee tho price and \a'j
ty of all our groceries. - \
Try our new brand of Caddied Tomatoi
nlce, ripe, solid goods, with very little jule
Langdon's Cake* and Crackers are t
lust. We get them often aud always ha
them fresh.
IRWIN & CO
200,000 Bgj??
Apply to JOHN SHERIDAN,
racli(J-3m loxington, V
H r!** BALSAM
___rac.___J_.-_i i"""1'*1*- *? __?
9&lf'muM*i ?____>""'"? powth.
?3W l I? to ~ ro^hful Cole
?''.? "^V,. , Mei 'oat PniflUU
SHAKE INTO YuUH SHOES.
Allen's Foot-E<-?e. a powder for the fe
It cures painful,' swollen, smarting f<
and instantly rakes the 6ting out of corns a
bunions.. I?- the greatest comfort dlscov<
of Uie'ngc. Allen's Foot-Rase makes tig
fittfnK ._r new nhoes feel easy. It Hs a e
tain cure for sweating, callous and hot, tin
aching feet. Try it today. Sold by
dr-KKists and shoo stores. By mall for 2
In HtlUlipH. Trial package FIIEE. Addre
Allen S. (Minuted, Le Roy, N. Y.
___*. CM. _f-t. r_ r_ntl!?>i T> lame*.! Brea*.
rENNYROVAL PILLS
Orielual ?ve<l Only G. fi nine
ire, - .. eh' '-?. ->m?? ??? ,
? i Ur >.""*.. -- * FH9ti.k th...
mond /.Vu-..,' lPKr.1 ?aJ 0_? _aru!!_i\
?irt ? ; I.- - n....... Take
Hu. lliif. /Ic'iftf rf._J_frr.__ r_l ?!,.*_.
iiK_d'.<> mtttititm*. ai Wat.iMa. ar Met I.
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SENT Free
to housekeepers?
Liebig COMPANY'S
Extract of Beet
0<pOl3L :booi*5
telllng how to prepare many dell'
and delicious dishes.
Address, Liebig Co., P,O.Box2718,N*w\
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FAVORITE AN I
MOST NPUUI
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ANTED.-___T*r?l good tam
with a .umber of girl* to i
In canning factory. The
can trot land to farm, or oan pet work.
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VALUABLE BOOK FKLb.
n PAGE BOOK ON HOME DRES8MAK
INO GIVEN TO OUK REAERB.
An Expert Dressmaker Tolls How to Make
Over and Re-color Old Dresses, Wraps
uud Othor Clothing in tho Latest Styles to
Look Llko New?Practical Instructions
That Will Save Money In Ae*y Homo.
It ls astonishing how little money and work
*r.' required to make fashionable, up-to-date
j)wne aad wraps from last year's cast-off
clothing, If one only knows how. "Home
Dressmaking" ls a St-page book, written by
?n expert dressmaker, that gives ploture* of
fashionable drosses, wraps, and coats tor
women and cMldren, and tells just how they
can be made from old garments that are fad
od, unfashionable In oolor, or out of sfcvle.
'. .'. Tnt Gazittb has
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: Send this with a : ments with ta* pub
I 2-cont stamp to : Ushers to give the
'. Wells, Richardson : book free to any of lt*
: k Co., Burlington, . readers who send the
: Vt., and receive 'coupon with a two
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: oopy of " Home : Richardson afc Co.,
: Dressmaking." '.Burlington, Vt. The
; . : edition ls limited, and
any one who wants the book should send
at i mee.
BACK TO DIXIE.
8T CAPT. 010101 BAYLOB.
It might be months, or years, or days,
I kept no count?I took no note;
At last mon came to set me free.
I asked not f hy and reck'd not where.
Bison.
Whilst at Fort Delaware, ia justice
to officers and men on duty ther*,musl
record the facUthat, excepting in a few
instances, our treatment waa such aa
reflect* on them credit and common
dation. James N. Gemmil.clerk to the
conimandant, with wham we had daily
intercourse, could not have been more
genial, pleasant and considerate of our
feelings and welfare had he been a
kinsman and brother. If he haa not
met his reward in thia life, feel assured
his good deeds will speak with angel
tongued in hi* behalf when he stands
before the gTeat judgment seat The
noble women, whose names ar* men?
tioned in these letters, though stran?
gers to us, weie untiring in their zeal
to ameliorate our condition and soften
the asperities of prison lifo, and what
haman effort eould do, was done bj
them cheerfully and generously. Thc
recording angel has written their namei
above, and their treasure i? laid uj
"where neither moth nor rust.- doti
corrupt, nor thieves break through ncr)
steal.' Fair hands may strew ou:
graves witb flowers, bnt these nobll
women have softened our hardship
and filled our lives with their generou
deeds, which is far better. Synipath;
and tenderness shown the living i
above all tbe escutcheons on the tomi
Crown my life with blessings. Tb
dead need no friends, "for in deat
there is no remembrance of thee*, i
the grave who shall give thee thanks
f want yourlove Just while I live
I "Whlle-CI Can still that love return, ?.
\f* Hi n"t Joy or comfort give
'When lamp of life has ceased to burn;
When the soldier's companion falls,
Ile waits to see the pauso of life.
Then onward goes where duty salk,
And drowns his woe In battle strife,
Thu* when 'Us fat* foi mo to die,
Breathe but one sigh for memory ?l?'ar.
And gently close tho fading eye,
Affection asks not e'en a tear.
Pluck not, I pray, the wild flowers' bloc
Nor chaplet wreathe or rustle crown,
To deck a cold and lifeless tomb,
Where mortal dust alon* ls found.
Can sweetest flowers Illume the grave,
Or cheer or blefs tb* tenant there;
Knows ho the hand that loving gave
Those flowers so beautiful and fair?
I can as calm and sweetly sleep,
In death's silent reposing lair,
Without a friond to sigh or weep,
Of place tn love a rosebud there.
But love me friends while I caa still
Clasp hand with hand In klashlp gh
Meet heart; with heart in Joyous thrill,
And feel this earth ls Maring heaven.
While I longed for freedom,it grie
me much to leave my father in ipr ii
still ail invalid suffering from'
wound, and retained under charge)
be tried by a military commisg
needing only accusation to insure e
viction. Earnestly urged Col. Perl
for his release, but was in^med
that officer ha had no discretion in'
matter, that orders had proettfM t
a higher source. He promise-), fa
ever, to intercede for his trial - or
?han ge, which promise I believe
faithfully ke I.
On tbe evening of April 2, li
ba le fare well to my father, Purvis
Fort Delaware, and our little p
bi ar dod a steamer bound for B
more and were landed the folio*
norning at Fort licHenry.?Li
Morris, whose .acquaintance I had n
while a prisoner at this fort, met
at the landing and kindly gave
parole of the fort and extended
many little courtesies and attenti
IFound thara my friend, Capt. vV
^bptom, now a prominent lawyi
Harnaoaabuig, Va., detained u
charges which I deemed trivial,
upon which he was afterward* 1
? ?Btxgscix i.e. ..-mm
li) a Hill I llir _\ hiiiiiiii.-t . ....
t be hung; which penalty he evade 1
b; a mira u ousjescape from his cell a
few days bof re in tx cution was to
have taken p'aco and tf er his gallows
bad Lee a eiei ted
i
N_-to from my luther's diary the
fo lowing:
'?May 16th, 1864.?La,t ni-htfive of
our officers, who when in tho interior
cell.(Compton, Dorsey, -hearer,Lamar
and Gubbins-,)made th.ir recipe In
cutting a hole through the roof and
getting ovei the parapet"
And on the 25th of May tho follow?
ing:
I was awakened from my clumber by
tbe noise of a large body of armed men
drawn up in a hollow aquare i.round
the gallows erected to I ang Capt. W_
B. Compton, who made his g.-capo a
few days ago. Iif a moment discov?
ered i he victim was L opold, a Con
f> derate officer tried and c nvicted by
a military commission held al th' - place
lasi^ebruary, since whic. ti. t h as
bera confined in a cell. I lea ned h
sentence waB read to him thi* mo n ny,
just before they brought him out to
ascend tbe scaffold. Our officers were
all aroused from their beda to witness
the execution. Leopold ascended tho
aoaffold firm and undaunted. He said
be died in defence of his country, for
which he wa. willing to part with his
life w thout a pang. He trusted that
God would yet give her independence
and liberty. He then pointed to Gen.
Monia, who was present on horseback.
and said that the old gray headed
gentleman t'irre was the MOM of Ml
death, that he was about to Buffer i
felon's death, but God was a Judge h<
was not, that be forgave Gen, Murri*
and hoped to meet him in heaven. Hi
wared his handkerchief twice^io thi
Confederate officers, odored a prayer t<
God and then told them he waa ready
Elijah ___rown,o_ the 22nd United State
Infantry (Company I) who had volun
teered as the jack-ketch, adjusted th'
rope, went down and touched th'
spring, and at 5:30 a. m. he was landei
into eternity. He died bravely ain
without a Jstruggle. He was allown
to hang thirty minutes, when he wa
taken down and carried to the dead
house. Gen. Wallace and staff, wh
had come out from Baltimore remaine
on the ground until the body was take
down. Gen. Morris rode off au soo
as Ihe trap door fell. Leopold died a
a brave man should do, praying fa
for his country, then for hia widowe
mother and family, and lastly for lim
self." ?
Andrew Leopold was a gallant youu
soldier from the vicinity of Shepherd!
town, and enlisted in the beginning i
tho war in Co, F. 1st, Virginia Cavalr
Cob Morgan's company. His moth
is still alive and resides now in Wa bl
ington count*/ Md* After his exec
tion, his body was taken to Shepherd
toWn and is interred in the Confedc
ate lot in the cemetery there.?Is
strange that Gen. Lew. Wallace ll
so precipi ately at Monocacy ? T
ghost of murdered Leopold, no dou
appeared to him there.
On-the day following our landing
Foft McIIenry, some eighteen office
?Delusive of our Fort Delaware ci
tingent, wor* put down in a hole c
boat bound from B-Uimore to Nor.
with a lot of our men suffering v
smallpox, and not alowed to pass ab
This precaution was evidently lako
prevent the passengers < ri board f
knowledge of the condition of
prisoners be.ow.
On our arrival at Fortress Mo
my cousin, Col. Thoa. G. Baylor, c
nance officer at that Fort, came abc
took me out of the hole into the <
tam's cabin, a^id introduced me tc
Captain, who soon had prepared
me a royal feac.t, which was do
enjoyed, as I was without break
Sortly afterwards tbe prisoners i
placed on au exchange boat, win n
remained several days before goinj
to City Point. My cousin accomr
ed me to the exchange boat, intro
ed ms to Col. Millford, Federal <
miaaioner of exchange, and 1 was
mitted a state-room and treat, d
great civility. During my stay t
my cousin gave ma every attoi
possible and made my stay exceedi
comfortable.* Although He occupi
position of trust in the. Federal a
having graduated from West 1
jurt preceding the war, he wai
genial and kind as a kinsman coul
and I felt as much at home .with
as When years before," at my fatl
we badjjlayed and Hunted toge _h<
wa_ on one of his vi. its pu this
sion I met, for the first time, my
little cousin Ka Jo, -his dagghtftr
wife of a prominent' sergaon in
arm*_| stationed at Hot Spi inge,
Blood is thicker than water not
standing the bittern eas of the co
nd unkind feelings were generate
tween my relatives in tha Federal
and myself, or our family, and
the war closed, our ante-bol urn
courses was renewed.
On the morning our boat al
fof City Point, my Courin Ton:
daughter came on board to bi<
good'by, and were present whe
guard paned through aearobinj
officers fer everything contr.
which meant everything not on
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and I wei pas-sid by unn oles', il,
though having much greater ]
sions tbau my brother oslieois. Sueh
i aitiality made me ft-el a little baili i
atcd, but, on second thought, lecept
ted my good fortune as part ot that
luck wh ch seldom failed me during
tbe war. Even brought tafoiy through
tho pair of spurs Lieutenant Hi 1 so
kindly pertuitte<i ne to keep.
Our boat loosened anchor ai.d we
were soon sailing up the James, pn t
tho wrecks of the Congress ard tho
Cumberland, and reachede-sO'ity Pi int,
where we waited some hems tho ar?
rival of our agent of exchange.?Some?
time was extended after bil I nival in
ananging a catte', anel, at one time.
feared tbat an agreement would not be
reached and sve would have to retail.**
Our fate trembled in bebakine.. Oil!
hearts sickened at the Ibonghl of
turn. But, happily, matter
finally adjusted and wc were
on Southei n toil. > y 1.
with joy whin I was turned looa, ai d
realized I was a free man again. In
tho ardor of my affection, 1 ki., lt doun
and embraced my mo hej> Dixie land.
No one like a piis-onrr, loose-1 fi in h ?
bonds, can truly appreciate the boon
and blessing of liberty.
My Uncle Tom lived ashort distance
from City Point, and after bidding
farewell to my prison natis, st ried
for his home, which was rtaeheal ina
few hours, and a warm welcome ac?
corded me. Remaining there a couple
of days, was oft for Richmend, whore
I met my old comrade.*. I earning our
brig ado was eucampeil near Harrison?
burg, hastened tjj rep:rt for duty and
make amends for my ab.-eij.ee without
leave, General Jones greetej me with
a cordial shake of the Laud, buying,
we ll George 1 think tho Yankees have
punished you sufficiently for your es?
capade ard I will lot you oft.
Found in camp soy boree aud equip?
ments awaiting my return. A few days
after joining my regiment, our brigade
started on tho famous raid through
West Virginia, and I was careful there?
after to make no nioie visits rorth
during the remainder of the war.
Looking back, do not regiet my
little prisOaTepisode. lt gave me op?
portunity cf seeing I hat phase of a
toldier's life, generally etuemed i.n
unpleasant oue. It made me fully
r? alize that out world is made v.p of
all sorls of people; s?me kind, noble
and gocd, otheis crutland inhumau.
Expeliet.ee hus tang, t me as it has
taught otheis, tbat hanh and inLiunau
treatment was seldom inflicted by tol
diers that Lad terreel in the field and
faci d cannon and musket, hut it carno
from hom'e-guards, who tad not smelt
powdtr or cn ssed swords with a foe.
Suth fnstinclB do not accord with
courage, "The bravest are the ten?
derest."? Spirit of Jefferson.,
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and refreshing to they taste, and, acta
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys?
tem effectually, dispels colds, head?
aches and* fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is tho'
only remedy of .'.itt kind ever psp
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac*
ceptablo to tho stomach, nretapt in
its action and truly beneficial in,ita
effects, prepared only from tho most
healthy and agreeable substances, ita
manv excellent qualities e-ommend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Fig* is for sale in 50 V*
cent bottles by all leading drug?
gists. Any reliable druggist wno
<-n*y not have it-on hand will pro?
g-ire it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it Do not accept any
substitute.
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