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RING OUT, YE BELUSJ
Itltif out, rlntr out, yp mrrrr WW. Ami M tli deep mouthed ciuooit foafl E.icli patriotic Itnom swell! The (tlorlcm fourth I bete otico mor.l When nlnht lfccls what S"t nro till! The ulMlns rocket clenr the .kit. Hark! Ilfiir the rutuan candle flzxt llehoM the tel ami blue light ric! Now, uhti! i-j-iljil lianu' torj'Io cras'j Anil ptlt the fretteil ear of night. Firecracker Jump, try iltol H.isli, 'MM exclamation of ilellht. 'ow blaiK the turret :nearcl with tar. Slow matehe pa from haml tn liatul, AnJ alo and Mlcklnc t'Iater are At ilrusjlt' tore tu great drniatd. FIRST VOLUNTEER FROM COMPTON. XTHY full ncrotint of 'nntlier i:ront victory out the Spnn-ynril!'' Now traveled quickly toi from Chicago to Cotnp tun quiet little country vlllnce on n .hurt-cut railroad branch as It a. The ntfi't ecltluc yet of oxclthur. rumor haunted', wnr-lmliblhis Juno had nuno down mi the noon trnlu, In tho hatH of cAtra edition with ehirlnc headline annonucluu' "our loy" nt It, hot mill heavy, nlom: tin? cua.t of Cuha! "(Jettln warm. 1 tell you!" commented cM SI Slocum. hi etoran eye cIhwIiibiih It hail not ilone cltut? the htli. when ho took it irlorlou part nt Autli'tnm. "Mean real, conywluo liuliici nt lnM. 1 Bile.!" nodded hi "wnr partner." Seth 1'altie, who hail left olio arm on that atm? Iiouorcd liattletlehl. "Ye, nml wo itittft Jttt whoop 'er up till rotirth!" ntipKotti-il yutitic Abel IIv lii. IK v.i ruperlntetiillni; the unhmdlnc f f n lo of tNIiing nml liiintlnu' trap from iho expre ear, hut he took time to glance ver the outupreail paper the two ohl men l.ail 1 ought. SI Slocum lookeil up with n ilry "hum!" Both tuumhleil iiomethiui; nhout "'Spoe o!" Then, a young Kvnti lit hi clgnr ami lazily orilered the lox put In hi trap, nml aimtcrcd townnl It n If life was n regu lar plny-ihiy. Cuba n illm myth, the force Itrugglliig there utory-hook unrcalltlo. ohl Nl ilropped hi hand on hi knee with n t,lap that refunded like n pUtol mm p. "Prat Im. wny I!" "Make my Mood bile!" norted Seth. w. from .baring hi comrade' lie J nwl board mul hnrdhl o long, hail come to nlmo't hnn hi thought. "Fourth of July!" "A ef n little powder and cheap hunt ing' and It'll he cheap thnt he buy would count for nilo old prime, choice pat rlotlum!" "In uch n time a thin!" "Humph!" "llah!" Adrian Mnrc, checking off freh.'ht re- IT WAS ADMAN MOIlsE, AM) HE CAIlltlUD A "ItKAl," avu. celrvd, lingered to listen half-amuscdly t') this uulmated colloiuy. He was interested In Abel livans bc ciiitae Abel Nccouded his opinion in u con tain vital regard thnt there was only on? girl in Compton worth looking at pretty, winsome Nettie Slocum, the old veteran'' granddaughter. "Jest come Into all hi father's money. Bald 81, "und when the relief corps wen! up to his place for u contribution, dhl he shell out' A dollar. Jeruslm Ann! I give two, and that's ulgh u quarter at my pension. Tourth of July whoop 'er up! Him? Abel Evans! Huh! Must have run ucross a Job lot of powder some where! If I was in his shoes, I'd show tuy patriotism in a real way, I would. Drat my stiff leg!" "And my one nrm," murmured sym pathetic Seth. "They wouldn't tnko me, nohow!" Young Morse read the drift of the snap py louver'ittion, and it set him thinking. First, becnusu Mr. Slocum wn pretty Nettle's relative, next because, happening around at pretty Nettie's house, that even lig, pretty Nettio voiced some sentiments us to the duty of nble-bodied Comptoulnns thnt koundi'd us If she hud inherited some of 'ho patriotic tire of her onthusluHtlo old KranJslre. She had two suitor callers, as she umi nlly hod, that night and Abel Uvmis dilfud uneuslly under her wish thnt (die was a young man. with the rrcMdout's iffer open to come nml be n hero! Ho went home pooh-poohing tho Men of iVkhlng Into yellow fever, "when tho (o'intry could hire lots of poor recruits to Jo it!" nnd calculated he would ilazzlo l-retty Nettio on the Fourth of July with n "patriotic" demonstration thnt would inalje her ndmlre n real home hero. A to Adrian Nettle's word was law. lie heard, and he understood. So, whilu his rivnl was trlinnilm; up tho Ivme lawn for n big Fourth of July 'I'lowout," Adrian was quietly, persever ti sly making his arrangements to do his duty, lupins, linked to It, would be hi Ir.iy love's distinctive approbation. On Juno 30 Adrian resigned his position with tho railroad company. July 1, 2, 3 ho was uot seen in Comp ton. I'retty Nettio wondered, nnd grew serl- our. Abel Kvans went on with his "blowout" preparations, believing that hl suierlor wealth, good look und patriotism had driven a dnngerous rival from tho field. That Fourth of July was n great day for (Jompton-nll the village, old nnd niing, was Invited to tho patriotic fetn mi the Hvans green, and most everybody came. It wns a greater day for Abi'L-ln hlJ own estimation ho was master i.i cere monies king Ue, nnd ho puffed ur. with a sptiiio of his vast linportanco tlitjt ho woro his Hag badge on one coat lnpp! f.s if It was n d. A. It. special honor rihUaa. Nettio was there there were vm many friendly acquaintances present not to at tract her. Still, she missed n familiar fnce, mid looked constantly and nnxlou-ily for It. 'J'liero wero refreshments nnd speechf J. Aliel J!vans attempted n bewildering ora tion on "Homo Duty ns n Patriot," and growling old SI Slocum spelled it with u little p. Then the urchins hnd their fun -loading und tiring a great brass cannon Evans had Ixjiight for the occasion, tho boom of which beat uoythlng over heard la Cou&- UNCLE SAM TOUCHES "Orandfather," nked Nettle's young brother of old SI. "1 xuppoyc n ibireu of tlume ewirmou ennnon would Jut blow the Spaniard clean out of the water'" "Them popguun!" miorted Seth derl holy. "l'ti they hnvo bigger''' "ltlgger! Why. thatV n mere munket to the monster they ue down nlonir San thigu and hccIi." "You don't ny no! How I would like to eo a real gun thnt wn going to knock out the SpanlKh In Cuba!" "Ullk-nM help, If I had two nrm!" growled old Seth. deep down In hi throat. "HereV one thnt may," Insinuated mi unobtrusive voke, "I swear!" "Itlglmentnl!" "Uolng to Oubyy "Hurrah!" It wn Adrian Morse, mid he carried n "real" gun, that wits going to shoot real "Spnnynrds!" Ilr looked pretty proud nt the fiery, nr dent eommendiition of old Seth nml SI over his showing the true mettle. He blushed like it peony ns pretty Net tle came up, mid n single look from her bright eyes told him thnt he had won on one bnttletleld, nt least that of lore. "What's all this crowd accident V Some one hurt'" lloundered pntrlotlc Aliel Kv mis, coming toward the throng now sur rounding his rlrnl. "Mebbe you'll be." muttered old '81, winking solemnly to Seth. Evan saw pretty Nettie clinging fondly, proudly to an urmy-blue costume. "Why." he puffed, growing flustered. "It'. Morse," reumrkeij Seth. "He's Jlned," milled" 81. "And, If I don't miss my mtess," se renely chuckled his veteran comrade, "thnr'll be another 'Jlnln soon iih Comp ton', flrat volunteer helps capture Cuby!" WKLDON J. CODll. THE DECLARATION. How Itravc Polly MndUoii Paved It from Uesitrnctlon. It wn just a "he wns In the net of hurrying uway, that Dolly Madison was seized with mi inspiration that will ever cause her name to lite In the heart of every true American. She (topped to think, Wlmt If the White House should bo burned 7 Did It contain anything of value to tho (iovcrnment that she had neglected' The Declaration of Indepen. deuce' In n Hash she called to mind Mill mott precious of all documents. Care fully treasured In u case apart from the other papers It had been overlooked In the. worrimcut and confusion. It must be snvetl nt nil hazards! Without n moment's hesitation she turned mid rushed back In to the house. "Stop! for heaven's sake, stop!" cried her friends, vainly endeavor ing to Intercept her. Disregarding their commands, regardless of her danger, tho brave woman sicd to the room containing tho treasure fur which she wit willing to sacrifice her life. Without attempting to ocli the glared door of the case slie shat tered the glass with her clenched hand, snatched the priceless parchment, mid, wnvlnjr It exultantly nlsive her head, hur ried to the door, where she entered her carriage and was rupldly driven nway In the direction of ucnrgpinwn. Millies' Homo Journal. Thn Fourth Abroad. Very few strictly national holidays arc much observed outside of the countries which have created them, und our own Fourth of July Is unlquo in this respect, for not only do the Americans who hup pen to 1m? traveling abroad when hide londonce day nrrlves celebrate It with en tUuslnsm In all parts of the earth, but potentate and prince from Iwlln to Nor way co-operate with them In theso pat riotic endenvor until nowaday these foreign festivities arc almost a nmtter of course. Whcro Mborty Wusj Horn. fiKU llotii-e In which tho Declaration of In ilcpendenix? was written. Tho l.ove of Country. There are not wanting those who sneer a love of country as narrow and provin cial. Hut we think It will be found, as a rtilv, thnt the man who has no low for his oVn country nnd his own ioople. us dis tinguished from all the world, do. not 1-fitertnln very much regard for humanity In general. True patriotism not the hu rlous kind thnt says: "Thou sh.ilt love thy nelghlior nnd hate thine enemy," but tlu-it which upholds, defends and makes unidi YOUNQ AMERICA WW' II ! lf t ... - ' I S0 I ." I fMjGEmt m a ivv OFP A PEW ROCKETS. 7-iff of home mul country promotes nit her than iHin!iil-!ic woild-wldi- sympathies. There are no more devoted patriot than the twin-crated American misslonnrlei who sis-mi their lives in service for for eign lauds. Our young tvoplc shouM Ik Instructed to usMclate their celebration of IndcH!idcucediiy with love of country, nnd to learn Icmui of patrlotUm from thoo who on this day ph-dged their live, their fortune mid their snervd honor to wrest the nation from n foreign yoke. The liidcK.-udcn(e thus nobly won Is u precious Inheritnnte, they fliould be taught, be cause It has M.riulttcd the development on American soli of Institutions which hnvo blessed uot us alone, but all the world lie. Hdes. They Both Went Off. I s 'Ay r& t ':im u faKMr v, Consternation. Inilepentlenoe Day. 'llitiiider out, Oh, guns nml shout t Itliyuie and cliliue, U ringing, swlnnlng belltl In (puliation: fry UeJnlrel" With llfttil voice. For this morn was born of old a mighty uutlon, Hlng nnd spring until using wing, Ilocket-rlres, beynuil thu spires, abovo th dunging steeple: Ni'MT earth Saw thu birth Of to pwrli-ss, fvurlvss, glad anil free a people, A Dcllcato Itomonatranoo. "When 1 get to be u man," mild thn hoy who bus a good memory for phrase, "I'm going to strive lo cultivate an unselfish nature." "That's right," replied his father. "How are you going about it'" "Well, In the tirst place, If I have any little boys I'll let them shoot their own fireworks Instead of telling them they must let me do It for fenr they will hurt themselves." Washington Star. linfulllllod. Tommy wiikcd Willi J.iy unbounded On the I'ourtli day of July: lit to iuiiKo the most cnufoAndi'il ?oIm- in town was going to try. AK how clrciimntiuii-is hinder What we phili ulth ko inili-li gleet l.lttle 'foinniy wns a iliuUr i:ro tV' gmsN from ileu- nna free. Knvlronnient. The Individual is tho foundation of the state. The Individual, whatever his nnt urn! tendi-nclcs, U largely molded by hla cnvlromnuiits, mid these conditions uro lutensltled a conditions continue through succeeding generations. This principle, not less than others, had much to do with the character of the Declaration of Inde pendence und of tho struggle of which It formed a part, Tho Iloy'a llesolvc. Ilrrnthos there a boy with soul so dead Who never to nlnuo-lf li.it h sulil Aiiuy along In May, "I'll kae lay ensh that I may buy Noire crackers loud nml rockets high To ttnke the echoes In the sky On Independence day I" AFTER THE FOURTH. fc f'tiWttW- ?W. lk 9HsCr lnvcstlgiUlou. fe fflrk ITEMS OF INTEREST For tho correct lint, pntrotilze Dun lap, the I'nltner House hatter. For the liost ctistotn-ltiiitlo suit of clothes In Chlcnpo, nt reaHiitinlilu prices, patronize Tom Kowiin, tit Work llrotlt its' j-i-eat establishment, 2:18-210 Fifth nvetitie. Try "AlnmimrN" mi the ulilo, It won't cost you nny moru tliitti bottled Inku wutef. Murrny tt Company, v;o lead In the awning business, nnd who were located on ltnmlolph street for cloven years, In vite you to call nt their new mammoth establishment, 320 to 333 South Canal street. As it mixer with Hue wines itwl liq uors, "Altimiiiirls" hits no equal. For tents, awnings nnd waterproof covers go to Murrny fc Co., 320-333 South Cnnnl street. These people are lenders In this lino of goods. The best livery men and business men who own their own stables patron ize Murray & Co., 329-333 South Canal street, for stable nml storm blankets, waterproof covers, adjustable buggy aprons, etc. Don't forget their number, 320-333 South Cnnnl street. Due trial of "Aliiiiinurls" will con vince the most skeptical. Dunlnp's famous hats nnd silk brellns are the best In the world. urn- Sec that the "Aliunimtis." Inbel on the bottle Is The finest nnd best equipped safety deposit vaults west of the Alleghnny Mountains nro those recently built by K. O. Schmidt & Son nt 300 Clybottrn avenue, northwest corner North nve uuc. "Almnnarls" Is the highest located spring In Waukesha, KM) feet above Fox Itlver. Tho telegraph manual Issued by the Western Klcctrlc Company will tench any one the art of telegraphy. To get a copy address Department 0 O, West ern Klcctrlc Company, 242 South Jef ferson street, Chicago, and Inclose two cent stamp. Try a "high ball" made from "Al mnnnrlM" water; It won't cost you nny more tlimi lake water. When out driving stop nt the Elm wood Buffet nnd Family Resort, 170 30th street. You can get the nicest lunch with wet goods attachments here of any place on tho South Side. Tho best business men In Chicago dine regularly nt the Northwestern Ca tering Company on Randolph street, opposite the City tlnll. The famous Znchcrl nnd Bohemian pale beer nrc kept on draught constantly, and nil lovers of good beer sny tho products of the great Northwestern Brewing Company cannot bo excelled anywhere In this country. "Aliniiniiiis" Is eitiul to imported water, nml doesn't cost you any more than common old lake water, put up by local bottlers. All tho boys atop at Fred Mueller's Summer Garden when riding on the South Side. Fred Is always tho same, gonial, pollto nnd courteous to all. Ho keeps the best eatables and finest beer In Chlengo. Don't forget his number, 170 30th street K. O. Schmidt & Son's great safety deposit vaults nro tho only vaults In Chicago equipped with tho Bnukcrs' Protective Company'n automatic elec tric burglur alarm Hvstom. Ask fur "Aliimiiiuis," Inning It. and Insist on You enn rent boxes In K. G. Schmidt St Son's new safety deposit vaults, at 300 Clybottrn avenue, for $3 per year and upwards. For nourishment drink tho famous Kncherl beer, brewed by tho North western brewery. Tho Wurssburger ami Prima beer, brewed by tho Independent Brewing Association, cannot bo excelled In this country, or nny other, Don't forget their number, 580012 North Ilulstcd street. Telephono North 015. Muko n Icumimtlu from "Aluiiiniiiis" water very line. Tho Bankers' Klectrlc Protective Company have equipped K. G, Schmidt & Son's new wifety deposit vaults, nt 309 Clybouru avenue, with tho best au tomatic electric burglar alarm system made In tlls country. "Nature smiles through suubeams" Is tho tradc-mnrk of the Suubenm In candescent Lump Company. Got your shirts mndo nt Thomas Cavey's, 101) Dearborn street. Cnvey's stock of gents' furnishing goods, 100 Dearborn street, Is tho best In Chicago. A mi'iil Georgia citizen, having been hhiinleieil by one of his brethren In thu fill tli, vents his feelings In tin open let ter to thu public us follows: "Too the I'ulillek, About a .Shuiiluisoiuu iniiii, wleh his iiiiiuo Is well known: 1 fur hair to Denounce tho sueeklu duvlle as ho Deserves, belli a Chrystlu, mi lot leiiu the (iohleii llule, though a Fi'cu Silver Mini In Politicks. Hut I w.tnt too sny, If Ho sell Sinter Molly Illgglus sed thnt the Prceelier hod thnt I M-il lli'iilii'ii Missions nioiit be iIiiiii, ho Is it I.ler lu Prayer Mctttlu mi eiuluiin Church, mi I kin whip Illm with ouu I In ml lyeil buhlu my buck weekday', or Siimlny!" No particular ammunition Is furnish, od tho Spaniards by tho forts being mound Into powder. An OAVauolnated Man. Probably tho most thoroughly vac cinated man on earth Is Chief Veal of the health department nt Atlanta, but bo has never felt the effect of the virus thnt has been put Into his arm. Since he has been In chnrgc of tho health de partment, Chief Veal hns handled many cases of small-pox, nnd has been exposed too many times to estimate. Since he began tho work, Chief Veal hnu been vaccinated 203 times with the purest and freshest virus, but not onco has It hnd the desired effect. Although physicians hnvo done everything Known to mcuicni sum to ninko vnc dilation "take" on him, they have failed. Suvnimh (Ga.) News. 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