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Tho only person in tho Thorvor
tons' house party who woro an .ex
pression which was entirely happy
and unconcerned was AVilmotf Ryton,
jibe, celebrated author, who was
reading a column and a half .of vio
lent abuse.ot his latest book, "Tho
New Morality," ?i a nonconfonnist
fd'oily. paper with very natural de
\ Winifred; Sturry, in a delicious
*wliite frocls, suddenly stopped be
hind lus chair. Between her beou
iiijul eyebrows there was an anxious
^ujeker. Without a word to Ryton
she began to blow a fluffy headed
weed earnestly.
"It will, it won't. It will, it won't.
i Eyton dropped his paper and
turned his chair around. "It will
-or won't what, please?" ho asked
"H-u-s-sk!" she whispered. 'You
mustn't breathe a word yet or I
?hall forget where I am." Sho blew
?gain. "It will, it won't. It will"?
"It won't," said Ryton tantaiiz
ingly. 'Tm certain it won't."
Winifred Sturry deigned to take
no notice. "It won't"?
"It will. I'm certain it will."
She blew the last tiny piece of
fluff away. "It will 1" she cried, with
horror in her voice. "Oh, isn't that
rtoo dreadful for words? What will
poor Mr. Thorverton 6ay when I
btell him? And I did try so herd to
make it stop at 'it won't 1"' She
'Hung the weedlessVstock away with
a gesture of despair.
"What was tne reason of Your
rash expenditure of breath?" iia
?sked. .
For a moment the prettiest girl
in the world regarded him with as
;tonishment. "You don't mean to
say," she replied by asking another
^question, "that you don't know what
today is?"
"Strangely enough, I do, though.
TToday is Tuesday."
: '"It is St. Swithin's day."
"Oh, hol X seel" replied Ryton.
*" It will rain, it won't rain. It will
rain, it won't rain.' "
It will rainj" said Winifred sad
ly, "for forty days." m
"How do you io??w r"
"Why, because it came so when
X blew, of course."
"Do you believe that?" asked By
"Implicitly," she said briefly. ,
"And does Jack Thorverton, be
lieve it?" ,
ilm?mbvably," sbe\ replied curt
"Why?" he asked.
'*He believes it because he be
lieves in all those kinds of things."
"You mean-he believes that if he
goes under a ladder somebody will
"And if he sees a piebald horse
somebody's born?"
"Of course."
"And if he sees a black cat run
joing in front of him hell find the
winner of the Derby? And if ho
upsets .the salt he'll be utst the
"Oh, yes, and a hundred other
"Misa Sturry," he said, with an
earnestness too deadly to be plausi
ible, "I do beliove in some of these
ihings people call superetitioiis."
"Nor sho cried.
"Yes, I believe in blowing flufiy |
"You dont?" she said incredu
'But only when they, are blown
ia the right way."
"Which is tho right way? Didn't
I do it in th? right way?"
''No/' said Byton. "To blow, it
.once is only, to go through the first
?tage of the dodge^-? mean rite.
(You^ought to blow it three times."
"But one.; (?ti't blow the same
"Quite so," replied'Byton gently.
"But what you can and ought to oo
vis t? blow throe heads; once. each.
3?or instance, Buppoie I were in. love
frith you"?
A flush came to Winifred's cheek,
.and she looked up at Byton for a
fleeting second from under tho turn
-ed down brim of her panama,
s "I only said suppose/' said Ryton,
rwho 'iiad caught tho glance excited
ly, "and, wanting to And out wheth
er you were id k>vo with me before
*? asked you-r-although asking, is
really not a bod way of finding out
'r-*? blew one of these things."
*; He picked three of tb?m from ihs'
-nearest patch ;j and walked back to
ilia former position, endeavoring to
hold them steady in a band that hi
vfiistcd on trembling,
iWinifr?d; reteining ner addea col
k>r, watched him surreptitiously.
Byton commenced blowing' ono.
*vShe 3ov<4 me, fcho loves mo not,
3he;loves,nw, she loves me not." He
finished the bead. : "Wouldn't you
think mo''the biggest idiot the worlds
had ever ?cejr it I believed it tho
first tunb ??d sa?ql nothing to you.?*
"Rather/ implied. 1'X m?en?~-v
?iy^oh ri^&*3 ; n?r qufck, vivi?
' t>?nsjjR'wiUi"'' a. ?posni of pieasuie,
*53Tcf?- j^ould;think ii : uccesaory
Mow agam? ^wouldn't ybu ?"
"Ob, X don*t ??ftcw. ?t so?riia,!'
ex atupid, ? tniJ
But ftro?wjj?^
bnd we?o. "She ?oves 'm6f ehe. lo^es
m? not.-.* Sfe lov?s rne^" sue\?o
m?jitotf? v -f^;
?lyl?n made a l?ige effor*. "She j
loves me!"
"I said so!" Winifred laughed
delightedly, caught his eyo and pull
ed up abruptly.
''But it wouldn't do for me," ooo
tinued Byton solcninly, "to go to
you and aay: 1 know you loyo me,
darltng. When shall wo get mar
"Why wouldn't it-?" she aalced, in
tensely interested in ? stubby diaay'
tho gardener had missed betjeadtng1.
"Beoauee," said Byton, "tjaore ia
still 0110 more thing to blow before,
the question ie settled."
"Oh, blow it then. Blow it quick-? I
Byton inwardly thanked all hia
otors that Jack and she wero equally
superstitious. "And this one, of
"ourse, settles tho question forever.
This one will tell me to go to you
joyfully or forever held my peace."
Winifred cxanur.ed it earefi/ly,
anxiously. "But that's such an
enormous thinrr. You'll be certain
to make zii uneven number of
"Ah," said Byton sadly, "but one
can't choose one's fluffy headed
thing. In this life one has to take
one's chance. 'She loves me, she
loves me not.' "
'<Not too fast, Mr. Byton."
Byton's heart, for all that he
wrote books, beat furiously. "She
loves me, she loves me not. She"?
Winifred couldn't stand the sus
pense. She leaned forward and gave
a great blow. "I love you! I mean
she loves you. Supposing that you
realty love me?her?^whoever it is/'
"But you blew, too," said Byton.
"Very likely I should have left
some unassisted.**
"Perhaps you wouT " said Wini
Byton dropped the stalk. "But I,
don't think so. After all, that's not j
the point. The point io whether it's !
going to rain today and for forty j
days, isn't it ?" j
Winifred laughed end dipped her j
head so that he should not see some- j
thing she knew to be in her eyes/^M
"Of course it is! But there aren't
any more in the garden."
*; ?'By Jove! Aren't there? Oh,
well, it doesn't matter. You may
fill Jack's heart with delight by as
suring him that St. Swithin is going
to be kind." Wim
"Very well," said Winifred.
"And you may further tell him, I]
think, that you have filled my heart
with delight by assuring me that St.
Winifred is. also going to be kind." )
"But I haven't!" she said hur*
riedly. "I havon't said a word." {
Byton caught her hand. "That .*
doesn't matter. Tho fluffy headed
thing said so, and that's good
enough for me." .
"Oh, don't ! Lord Thuxton is
looking. Er?er?as it has been set
tled that it isn't going to rain, shall
we go out in the punt?'-' Ml|
Byton followed her quickly. "You t
feel quite confident in the truth of
this thing then?" - \W\
"Quite," eoid Winifred as she got
into the jnmt.?Sketch.
No Noaeensa About Esther.
Harry?What did tiellie saf *#ien
you proposed ? j
Dick-?rane asked me if I feU sure i
she was the brightest, prettiest,1
sweetest, girl in ail*the world. 'l\
Harry?find of course you snid;^
yes. \ ' 1.
Dick?On the contrary, I tola her j
'!X though^ she was a very oroUnaif^!
creature. v.l !
Harry?&nd of course that set
tled it. j
. Dick?It did. She said it was evjv f;
ident we were a perfect match.? 1
Boston Transcript..
' Th? Duke Bid Higher. '
; An American mil?onaire,staying -j
((at Hamburg, once gave, the head ,
[ gaiter at one. of the hotels 100 . ]
j marks to place him next to an Eng
I lisK dnko hi diiuMn?: ! Next tlay he
! found himself at- the other end of
the table. "Didn't. I give you," he J
remonstrated,. "a hundred marks to j
sit as near as possible to the duke -i
" Yes^ sir," replied the waiter,; 'Trat f
the duke. he gave me 200 marks to 1
put you as far away as possible."? 1
Loadon Globe, i
\>^'V'.;';,> \ ?-?- - C
A Long Time.
The Single Man-^No, sir. You '
might hupt the Wide world over .end j
you won't And a more sensible.; tea- It
sohablo little girl than tho ono Iam V
goin^ to marry. ' I
;'Vhe Matri?d Man?I fancy you c
haven't known her very long, have/5
you?-/: - - ; .. ... v.-';/
Tbo Single Man ~- Known her!
Why, ?ihn, I have u?en with her
constantly for three weeks f-rLon-1 c
-don Telegraph,
The i5ndu8trlou8 Vlra?nla Hen ' *
The We?t<*rn part of Vireinifi has j
been -jitsown for y>arp as a ereafc s*?r f
tion fnf r?i?ine poultry, and the iiidttB*,
try ie iooronp?r*(? a* ? rapid rate. Th*> v.t
shipment nf Thanksgiving fcurkfiva and
ohiokeos for all eesRon* hr?ntts In a? v
considerable revRnu'e. ;;:(rne <]
bur^Na^^ %- _
nres o^ihe es-jt prod notion of Booking
hari? Cfftuotp fcr the past year, Xt nod s
that 30,000 erat*? w*r<? frhib^ed to ff
m arket, a total; of .10,800 O00 ?
wold from e^e eoabtv in a single year. V
This doea net include uiany thousands
eottstiTOfd be the farms where they u
werelsid. TheM^esA prlea of the m
^ear.?r*a.H tn. 15 cents a dosen? and l&
J!t^^)^t>:^^^f-W!i^^ p*?"d. The ,
average for fche rear.1 was 22 c?nis. n
Tho Holy Cow Woo Presented With a
Vory Effective Petition.
Not all the fakirs of India aro .un
man beings. Holy cows and sacred
monkeys nave a ?no shore in tho
game and in eosno instanced sivorvr,
rare conning in taking, advairtego .of
the pseptefc txritafs m their attri
At Htrio?Rtt, on tho*?ndue, tttaro ia
a notably W1& old sacral boast,
wjocee lut? y?aa>o? receiving wor-.
nip, petting exi? pampering tuwo
d*vokrped some etaangc cluiroctoris
t?cs. Thm animal will leave the
shore several timen a day in the
boated season and, wading far ont
into the stream, etac-eli there and i
bowl until' some one of tho vUlagcra
comes ont and laves her with ;vater,
the coolness caused by the evapora
tion seeming to gratky her greatly.
She is extravagantly fond of choice
plantains and will go into tho bazaar
and take only the very best.
A friend of tho family was close
by a shopkeeper's stand one day
when a sacred bull wandered up and
began to feed from tho provisions
displayed, with entire assurance of.
being within his rights. Tho shop
keeper approached nim gently, say
"Forget not that I anra poor man,
brother. Seest thou not those sweet
delicacies before the place of the
rich man across tho way ?"
Tho bull munched on.
"Full well I know thou?art.a holy^
man, and I give thee all thou takcat>
feeling my reward in heaven already)
bestowed; but, brother, I am apoorj
man, a: id this morningJI gave a ru
pee to thy very holy brother of Ro
tonga ( a stiff armed fakir of tho re
gion), and thou) shouldest come in
another moon."
A great note was growing in tha
pile on the stand. The shopkeepeo
picked up a bamboo stick and blew
his breath in the end of it, then*
again addressed tho animal:
' 'Into this stick I have breathed a?
prayer that thou mayest remember
now poor a man I am, O my broth
er, and I now present my humble?
petition.** Whereupon he whacked
the bull sharply over the nose, and
the astounded animal galloped, bel
lowing, through the bazaar.?Metro
politan Magazine.
Oddit'eo of tho Human Body.
The two shies of a person's face
are never alike. The eyes are out
of line in two cassa cut of five, and
one eye is stronger than the other
in seven persons out of ten. The
right ear is also, as a rule, higher
than the left. Only one person in
fifteen has perfect eyes, the largest
percentage of defects prevailing
among fair hdrcd people, Theemall
est interval of sound cm be better
distinguished with one ear than with
both. The nails of two fingere never
grow with the same rapidity, that of
the middle finger growing the kart
est, while that of the thumb grows
slowest. In fifty-four cases out of
a hundred the left leg is shorter,
than-the ri^it. The bones ofa?. av
erage human male skeleton weigw
twenty pounds, those of a woman:
are e&<poundsligfa?ero *
IfHiMynwort to Bo a BoowtOfawg.
.'It was &t Cambridge, ana a Bos
ton girl was trying not to overwhelm,
a bveeey young woman from the?
"Such a historic ptie,** she was
saying, as she toyed lightly with hen
eyeglass, "and bo very dear to me?
-five years ago my great-;
other wee graduated from
, I suppose. Miss Fond du Lac,
you don't take much interest in an?
institution tike this ?"
"Not much; to tell tho truth, Miss
Beckbay. Von see, I've been brought
ap on a Harvard diploma?one of
coy ancestors was en honor man in
?venteen-fifty something---and I'm
?athertired of it all.'* .
OoJ Boyond That.
One of the principal stockholders
n a promising gold mine was ?x
)et?atmg on its merits to o capitalist
md prospective investor. He de
scribed-the vein in wMch tuo-minei? !
Fere working, showed him specd
nens of .the ore and backed up hkt
to^ementa svtth th? written ocrons?
admitted the. cap?taiisV
'it looks es if it might bo a good in
vestment. As my old tJnde Himm>
^mts?w exclaimed the atocfe
soider, earned away perhaps by his
y. "Why, sir, wslre in
it now!"
: Tho Weak Point. .
. Minister?Of what were yon ac
raae^?.--.,.^..^-',' : :
Convict:?Stealing a watch. I
nade a good fight about it. I had
^^pfrvers and proved an alibi with?
ixte?n witbessea. Then 'Jboth my
i|^irls_jraade strong speeches to the
ury. No use. I was sentenced for
our years. -L
Minister?I don't see why you
rere not acquitted.
'Ctonyictir^ellf^ I confess thew?
,M^lw?k\v--poin?- to my toense.!
* und the wateh in-my -
jn Telegioph.
~ Before the self-made man oaia
et into polities he must be made over
y trie machine.
? It's almost as difiioult for a wo
?en to keep a secret as it is for her to
so dho pok &.*;oke.
?- One -?f-lha\^'d^?]toH?s''^^f 'Hf? ia
r? a woman could bait a six foot
a until t^ eu go up stairs *nd f aipt
^W??beiy'Kinks there is a mouse
i? cloSeL
-Oh'am tiso nht{^^j!v^;ihi?r4''.?r0^tiatu
I ' 'I . " '
Lrve Ono Day at a Time and Toko
S hoi* Views of Ufa.
Worry ? ono of tho worst curses
of? modem lifo. I i?y,o? modern life,
not booauso peop>, a thouennd yoars
ago. did not worry, beoauee na civi
liaaffcov? advoiroue saon become moru
highly strung, more sensitive and
base capable of oVtaohmoot. Thau
we often, say a ver^ .expressive
phrase that a ftSug "gota uporv our
nerves-.-"' Something. di#try*mng frap
pons to us, and wo oesmot shake it
oft. Somo ono treats ue rudely,
harshly oar unkindly, and-tho word or
dead rankiee in our minds. Wo think
it over fill it is magnified into a
grievous and intentional inault. Wo
take it to Ihm! with us, and no sooner
is tbo Mght put out than we begin
to recall it and turn over in our
minds all tho circumstances that oc
casioned it. Wo sleep feverishly,
haunted ail tho timo with tbo senso
of something disagreeable, .\Vc wake,
and tho accursed thing is still ran
kling in our minds. This is ono J
form of worry, which is very com
mon among people of sensitive
Another f crm of worry is the tend
ency to brood over past errors. The
business man or tho public man is
suddenly overwhelmed with the con
viction that he has made an awful
mess of things. The worst of all
calamities is the lack of energy to
grapple with calamity, and in most
cases it is worry thav break? down a
man's energy.
A third and perhaps more com
mon form of worry, is the gloomy
anticipation of future calamities.
There are some men who, however
happy they may be today, ?xe per?
petu?lly frightening themselves with
the possibilities of a disastrous to
morrow. They live in terror. When
actual sorrow comes upon us most
of us discover unexpected resources
of fortitude in ourselves. But noth
ing Bickens the heart so much as im
agined sorrow. Of this form of
worry we may well say, "It's wick
I have no doubt thai most of my
readers know by experience what
some of these things mean. No
doubt , also many of them have many
real causes for anxious thought, ana
they will ask me how ? propose to
deal with it. One of the best ways
is to be content to live a day at a
time. .Sydney Smith counsels us
with rich wisdom to take short views
of life. Each day is on entity in it
self. It is rounded off by the gulf
of sleep; it has its own hours which
will never return; it stands separate,
with, its own opportunities and
pleasures. Make tnr most ol them.
Another good and simple rule is
never to take ou? griefs to bed with
os. "Easy to say, but how difficult
to do," will be replied. But it is
largely a matter of will and habit.
John Wesley once said that he
would as soon steel ae worry, for
each was equally a sin. To worry is
weeteJal aa?d foolish; ne have also
to recollect thoc'it ia wicked,?W. J.
D?wson in ?few Ycwato World.
They were ae sociable a set of pas
sengers as ever sailed) together, and
talMng and la^hier were going on
tnenily when they set down to the
Brat dinner eboeard.
Suddenly there came a terrifie up
roar from the neighborhood of the
forecastle. The sailors had been a
trafic too merry befewe sia sting and
wore now engaged In pummelling
sach other for all they wore worth.
Ehe first officer rose from the table
to go and quell the d???urbance, and
ba a few moment? al> woe qsiiet.
*^hinga seem smoother, now, Mr.
Parker," said the captain approving
ly, when the mate BcAajned.
"Yes, sir," was the reply. "I've
just ironed the crew, sir Pf
In as essay on breath a school
*Breaih isymade of air. We
breathe always, with our lungs, ex
ept-et night, when oar breath keens
life going threogbwdns noses while
,vo are asleep, if it wasn't for our
taeath, wo should dis whenever we
dept. Boys that stay in a jooxb all
lay should not baeoftbo; they should 1
rait #13 they get aat?oam. Fois
ot of boy?s staying in** room make
^uorncide. And caxbonicido is :
??re poisonous than mad dogs, ,
bough not just in tha same way. It
iocs not bite, but that's: no matter S
t?-long ap it kills you/'
Hlo Infiorecrrte:')*. . , ; <
An eastern bishop tells of a young i
aid inexperienced clergyman who
md just beon called to a city charge. ,
It the end of the first month r
lalary was paid by a check, ahr. '~y J
ook it to tne bank. and passed it in'
it the naylng toller's window. The
official looked at it and then passed ?
t beck"It's jperfectly good,'!' he
aid, "but I tvuXliav to ask yon t?f
naorce ft." Tho ^aamg- clergyman i
ook bis pen end wrote.acwaa the
^ ol the ctfc^^ ^ <
ttbaccibe U> tho ^t?menVj herein 1
m9^ - \^ ::. r ' <
? Some girls oan suggest oysters 1
fter the show in seventeen different 1
avis without mentioning them. J
? It iakes the average man half his ,
(lotted three score and ten years to <
?ro that he doesn't amount to very *
moh, .
? 'When a man attempts to speak j
I pubUo ?fer the fire* Ume t^e audi- j
oce makes H m nervous?but later on *
oi makes t^e;^ ; ?
The Dispensary. I
When the dispensary was establish
ed the promise waa mado by its spou
Bora that ihe institution would return S
a profit of $1,000,000 to the State an
nually almost from the date of its es- 1
tablishmant. That was 12 years or ^
more ago, and the 81,000,000 a year
has not been realized. The report for
1904, exhibited with much pride, shows
a total profit?inoludiog that going to
the school fund and to tho counties
and towns-? of $775,376.95, whioh is ft
an increase of $136,893.60, over the '
earnings of the year before.
Tho disponsary is selling more whis- ,
key every year?though its advooatos |
at the Bame timo claim that it de- j
creates drunkenness?and at tho pr?s
ent rate of inorease it will be sovcral
yeara before the $1,000,000 profit j
stage is roaohed. In order that it may !
be attained the sales of whiskey must ,
bo mado proportionately greater. Tho
business of the dispensary now i
amounts to $3,374,786 43 a year-in j
eales, and it will not be beforo tho J
total runs up to the $5,000,000 mark |
thai the original promise of the dis
pensary oao be fulfilled.
Heralded as a "temperance meao- <
ure," even as "a step towards prohi
bition," tho dispensary is living up to
that prediction by soiling more than
$3,000,000 worth of whiskey each
year. Heralded as a great stroke of
finanoial genius, that was to pay the
State $1,000,000 annually from tho
start and doorcase taxoB, the dispen
sary, despite the mammoth sales, has
not yet oome up to the mark set for
it.?The Siate. I
What They Hope For.
The Christian Her?.!d r,sk:? a num
ber of distinguished Americano this
question, -
"Whnt in your opinion is the most
desirable thing to be hoped for by the
'Amerioan people during the four years
of President Roosevolt's Adminis
tration?" *
It prints their replies, the gist of
whioh appears below, exoept that
where more than one desirable thing
is mentioned only that first named is
here given* as the most desirable:
W. -T. Bryan-?A government of
"equal rights to all and special privi
leges to none."
Speaker Cannon?We should ad
vance as rapidly as possible the great
constructive work of the Panama Ca
Senator Frye?Peaoe.
T - naster General Wynne-Aggres
siv? tegrity in the publio servioe.
Ex-Seoretary Long-Tho simpler life.
Railroad President M. E. Iugalls?
Peace and prosperity.
W. E. Chandler?Laws prohibiting
national banks and other corporations
from contributing from their corpora
tion treasuries money in aid of politi
cal parties;
John W. Foster?Peaoe with the
rest of the world.
The Rev. C M. Sheldon?Scab ac
tion putting an end to the lawlessness
of oapital.
Edward Everett Hale?The restora
tion of universal peace. The first
duty in this direction seems to me to
be the establishment of a Pan-Ameri
can railroad from Hudson Bay to
Labor Commissioner Wright?In
creased respeot for law.
President "John A. MoCall, New,
York Life?National supervision of
all insurance companies and casualty
corporations.?New York Sun.
Not Enough to Hurt.
Dr. Wallace Wood of the university
of Now York was talking about the love
jf beauty, says the New York Tribune.
"The love of beauty," he said, "is
dot so firmly planted in the people's
minds as it should be. Things only
that are useful are considered valuable,
beautiful things too often are regard
ed as unimportant.
"This popular idea of the useful'u
unspeakable superiority over the
merely betutifs! may be illustrated by
a happening in a barber shop.
"A barber, in outting a young man's
hair, snipped off a piece of his car.
"The young man leaped from the
ah air. He cried in anguish and hor
" 'Ohl you have cut a pieoe ef my
"But the barber answered in a pat
ronising, soothing way, as one speaks
to a ohild:
" 4Sho! Don't carry on so boss.
Tain't 'naff to atteot y o* hear! n Y "
.?.-?' '?%?:
? Nathan F. Chides ter, of Okla
lorn a Territory, had a close oall last
week, The doctors pronounced him
lead and his body was prepared for
jurial. His oreaoher delivered a pow
erful funeral, sermon. Just before
jarrying the coffin to the cemetery for
jorialthe undertaker took off th? lid
that the family might take a last look
ft the corpse. He noticed that the
lrHerside of the coffin lid was moist,
?nd looking at tho body aaw that
mindester was breathing. The dead
hau is now well again.
? Miss Muriel By ram, a Chiogo
IkJn Dlsaasi-3, Bane Pclno, Ilchings,
Aching Back, Bioad Poison, Eczoma.
:o pitovK it, remedy skxt frek.
rise ?Love plcturss ehiv/ what Botanic Blood
I Ulm will do,tient In/ tli-r *kln, healing all oorea
snd eruptions, making the blood pure and rieb.
We have confidence In Botanic Blood Balm [ B.B.B.]
ind ue se ij it free, all cliarges prepaid direct to any
tuffcter v>l owill ?ri'.c us. We ha vo cured with B.B.B.
losl..y cured, tliuuv.ti.it o( men anJ wijhio?, v!:a
^ ffi't^j fri-m n'.\ star.es of Impure* Mood, after every
Miu*n remedy, doctors, and specialist* In l foiled.
How to *.? !t you Itrtvc blood Etwcese.
If you have the tell-talo P'mpWs or ?ruptions on any
p.irt of lite body .rheumatic hi nnd palnsln bones or
[otnis, aching ba? '?? swollen glands, cr swellings and
rlslngson the skin; blood feels hot and watery, skin
I'.chvsand burns.ccrei.i.i.scabby r.<>res.mucous patches
In the moutli,sorethrost,scrofu!axonr)?r-colored spots
lialr on eyebrows falling t>ui,boils, carbuncles, rash on
Iltis skia, ulccrs.wealc kidneys: eating, festering sores;
you may be certain you suffer f.ora poison in the blood
Got Iho pol-..m ont of your System
by taking Botanic Blood Balm IB. Ii. lt.] I ils a purely
FCgctablo extrait, thoroughly tested In hospital and
private pracvlcewith over 5.<JO0cures made of the most
sbstlnate cases. Botanic Blood Balm [B.B.B.] heals
ill sores, stops oil aches and pains, reduces oil su cl
ings, makes blooJ pure and rich, completely chang
ing the entire t <> ly Into a clean, healthy condition.
Cancer Cured
Botanic Blood Balm Cures Oncers of all Kinds,
Suppurating Swellings, F-atlng Sores, Tumors, ugly
Ulcers, k kills the Cancer Poison and heals the Sore*
or worst Ca.icer perfectly. If you have a preslstent
Pimple. Wart. Swellings, Shooting, Stinging Pains,
lake Blood Bflhii ond they will disappear before they
develop Into Cancer. Many apparently hopeless cases
of Cancer cured by taking Botanic Blood Balm[BBB.]
Sold byall druggists. $1.00 per large bottle with
complete directions for home cure.
For free sample write Blood Balm Co,, Atlanta, Ga,
Describe your trouble, and special free medical advice
to suit your case also sent In sealed letter.
If already satletlod that B. 0, B. Is ?hat you need
Hko a large boltlo undirected on labol.and when
the right quantity Is taken s curs Is certain, sura and
hurting, If net cured rour money will bo refunded.
fjvans Fixarmaoy.
Peoples' Bank of Mflerson.
We reap ect fully solicit a share
oi your business.
Assessment Notice.
AUDITOR'S OFFICE, Anderson, 8. C.
This efSce will bo open to receive Beturns of
>ereorjai Property for Taxation for the next
FiicalYear, from the first day of January, 19)5,
:o tbe 30th day of February following inclusive.
Real Eatato stands aa before, but all transfer of
Eteal Httats made sincq last return should be
mint upon tbe return blank when listing.
The Township Aesoruora aro required by law to
ist for all those that fall to make their own re
urns within tbe time preseribed Hence tbe
llfnculty of delinquents escaping the SO per cent
jcnalty. aa well as the frequency of errors re
ulliug from tbts practice. By all means make
'our OWN letuuis and thereby save expense and
Ex-Confederate Soldiers over 60 years of ago aro
ixemp* from Poll Tax. All other males between
ho ages of 21 and 00 yo<ra, ezoept those incapablo
if earning a support from being mil med or from
my other cause shall be deeuic^ taxable polls.
For the convenience of Taxpayers we will also
tare Deputies to take Returns at the following
in esand places:
Holland. Tnesday, January 10.
olonattsvlllo, Wednesday, January 11.
Iva, Thursday. January 12.
Moseley, Friday, January 18.
A. E. Scuduy 'a, Saturday, January It.
Starr, Monday, January 16.
8torevlll9, Tues Jay, January *T.
Cllnksoslea' Mill, Wednesday, January 18.
(tuyton, Monday, January 16,
Bishop's Branch, Saturday, January 21.
Five Forks, Monday, January 28.
Anton,Tuesday, January i7.
Wystt'a Store, Wednesday, January 18.
OtOSI Wreath. Friday, January 20??. m,
James' Store, Friday, January 20?p. m.
Wlginston's Store, Thursday, January 19,
Equality, Tuesday, January 17.
Fendleton, Friday snd Saturday, January 20
nd2i, toJ.T. Hun.or.
Town ville, Friday, January 27.
Tugsloo, Saturday, January 28.
HoneaPatb, Monday and Ti .dsday, January 10
nd 17, or up to February 20th, to Deputy.
Belton, Friday and Saturday, January 17 and 28.
Piedmont, Monday and Tuesday, January 28
Pelser, Monday, Tuesday snd Wednesday, Jen*
ary IS, 17 and IB, or up to February 20tb, to
ohnB Bonner.
WUUauuton, Wednesday and Thursday. Jan
ary 2d snd 26. G. N. C. BOLBM AM,
a9> 50 per cent penalty for Non-Return.
Dec 7 IHM._ 36 _
THE Books for tbe collection of State, 8choo)
ti County T?xes will be OfSned from October
;tn, 100J. to December alst, 1301, lnclosite, and
om January 1st, 1905, \p March lat, 1900,1 will
allMt with the renalty?-for January 1 percent,
ebrusry 2 ter cent, and from March 1st to the
5th with 7 per cent penalty. After the 15th of
larch Executions will be Issued.
1 be rate of Tax Levj Is" as fol low j : .
Stale Taxes.~.?~..5 Mills
School................. 8 "
- Ordinary County.~..4 "
PubUo Roads,..........,,..-..........i_
. Total.............................13 "
An sddiUonal lo?y 4 mUls School District Ho 50.
Additional levy ? tt Ills School District No. 43.
Additional levy 8 mills School District No. 51.
Additional levy 414 mUls School District No. 81.
AddlUonsl let y 6 mills School District No. 20.
Additional levy 8 raUIs School District No. 24. .
Making 1/ roll la for Walkor-MoElnioylo School
latrlet No. 60.
Making 17 mille-for G*>od Hope School District
0.48. - V ' i -1
Making 16 mills for Melton School District No.
Making 17K mtus fox GaoU School District Ko.
Making 18 mills for College School Dlatrlet No.
Making 16 mlt'a for Runter School DUtrlct No.
Tho?Uvto Constitution requires all males be
rat? the swa of 21 sad e? years, except ttoUt
capablo of earning a support from b-lng maim
l or other causea, a?d those who Sjsrved In the
sr between the Stases, to pay a Poll Tax of One
ollar. All pewon* be ween the age* of olghtc?o
id Arty years of age who are able to work the
iblio roods, or cause them,** be worked, except
rtachtrs who have charge ?f a coogregatioh and
jrsons whosstrsdln the war between tbe8tates.
hoe! T^hers Snd Trustees are exerutted from
A duty, *m la lieu of work msyp&JT tax of
at CSlfaV; t? be oolleeted a^ the a une ji ^yotbet
xesareeoUected. I will collect taxes at.fOah-.
^AWAiry, Piedmont,, vfer^f?^
Garden Truck
can be raised profitably only in soil
containing plenty of Potash. All
vegetables require n fertilizer corr
taining at teost to per cent. Actual
Without Potash no fertilizer is com
plete, and failure will follow its use.
Kw>r fnrrt.i-i-rhonM taTeonrrelttBbl? books
on fertlll?*Uon? tboy ur.> not iidvertialng
mnttc-r boomlutt any wi?'<iri| frrtilizor, but
bookaof authnritntlvo Information tliut lut-ans
Iure? profita to the t urinrra. tkut. Tree tor thu
New York?US Naaaua 6tt??t, or
Atlanta, Ou.?SSM South I)roa<l Street.
OfUce Over Post Office.
?St* Money to Lend on Real Estate.
Apr!l 13, 1901 43 ly
Office over Post Office Building
Money to lend on Rsal Estate.
Foley's Honey and 7391*
forcbUdmms.Ssfct3iifc. rio opiates.
ana beautifies the ba?c I
_ a luxuriant growth. I
Wovor VkUs to Rcstoro OrayJ
HoU' to Its Youthful Color.
Cora ?ealp dlmiM ft hair faUbac.
aactacd?1.00 ot DropctiU
C. & W. Carolina Railway.
Schedule iu effect Sept. 5, 1904.
Liv Anderson.
1 Oalboun Pahs...
Ar MoCormiok.
Ar AuguBta.
IjV Augusta.
V Allendale.
' TemoBsee.
41 Cbarleston.,
" Savannah b (cen t)
Beaufort b.
* Port Royal.
7.00 a m
8.21 a m
0.16 a m
11.00 a m
2 85 p m
4.30 p m
6.40 p m
7.40 p m
0.80 p no
6.30 p m
G.4C p m
2.10 w ai
4.10 p m
6.05 p m
0 7.00
8.?5 a m
10.05 a m
11.55 p m
oll.15 am
cl 1.05 am
11.10 a m
IjV Porc Hoy a 1 b.
11 Beaufort.
" Savannah b (cen
" Cbarleston b.
" Yomassee.
" Allendale.;..
Ar Augusta.
LiV Au eu ft ta.
Ijv McCormlok .
Ar Calhoun Falls.
* Anderson.
7.25 a m
7.40 a m
5.4P- a as
T.io a m
0.16 a m
10.25 a m
12.20 p m
2.55 p m
4.40 p m
5.45 p m
7.10 r>m
cO.OO pm
9.10 p m
c-7.15 p m
cs.20 p m
10.20 p m
11.31 p m
1.30 am
6.00 am
7.37 a m
10.00 a m
Lv Anderson.
Ar Greenwood.
V Waterloo (Harris Springe)
44 Laurena.
44 Greenville.
14 Spartanburg .....^^^^^
7.00 am
12.39 p m
1.17 p m
1.45 p m
3.25 pm
1 3.30 p m
Glenn Bprlnea b.i 5 25pm
Lv Glenn Sprinst* <G. n. H.H.).
Liv Spartanburg (V. & W. O.
Lv Greenville.
Lv Laurena.
Lv Waterloo.
Lv Greenwood.
A? Anderson.:.
9.00 a m
12.01 p m
12.15 p m
2.20 p m
2.4? p m
7.10 p m
\..? .ally except Sunday ; c, Sunday
Through train service between Au>
gusta and Charleston.
For information relatlvo to rate*., etc.,
apply to W. B.Steele, U. T. A., Ander
S. G., Geo. T. Bryan, G. A., Greenville,
?C, Ernest Williams, Gen. Pat?. Agt.,
ugusta, Go., T. M. Bmerson, Trame
Manager._ . _
We want every nan and women In the.
United States Interested In the cure of
Opium, Whiskey or other drus habits,
either for themselves or friends* to have
one of Dr. Woolloy'sbookB on these dis
eases. Write Dr. B. I?. Woolley, Atlanta,
G a., Box 287, and one will be sent you free.
Blue Ridge Railroad.
Effectue Nor. 29,1903.
No. 11 (dally)?Leave Belton 3.50 p.
m. ; Anders?n 4(5 p. tp. ; Pendleton 4.47
p. m. ; Cherry 4 51 p. m. ; Seneca 5.31 p.
m ; arrive Walhalla 5.55 p. m.
No. 9 (dally except 8und?y)?-Leave
Belton 10.45 a, m.; Anderson 11.07 a. m.;
Pendleton 11.82 a m.; Cherry 11.39 a. m.;
arrive at Seneoa 11.57 a. m.
No. 5 (Sunday only)?Leave Belton
11.45 a. mi', Anderson 11.07 a. m.; Pen
dleton 1L32 a. m.; Cherry 11.39 a.m.;
Seneca 1.05 p. m.; arrive Walhalla 1.2,
p. rn.
No. 7 (dallv except Sunday)?Leave
Anderson 10.80 a. th.; Pendleton 10.59 a*
m.; Cherry 11.09 a. m.; Seneca 1.05p. m.;
arrive Walhalla 1.40 p m.
No. 8 (daily)?Leave Belton 9,15 p. m.;
arrive Anderson 9.42 p. m.
No. 23 (daily except Sunday)?Leavo
Belton 9.00 a. m.; arrive Andereon 9.30
a. m.
No. 12 (dally)?Leave Walhalla 8 35 a.
no.; Seneca 8.58 a. m ; Cherty 9.17 a. mt;
Pendleton 9.25 a. m.; Anderson 10.00 a.
m. ; arrive Belton 10.25 a. m.
No. 15 (daily except Sunday)?Leave
Seneca 2 00 p. m ; Oherry 2.19 p. m.; Pen
dleton 2 26 p. m.; Anderson 810 p. m.;
arrive Belton 3.35 p. m.
No. 0 (Sunday only)?Leave Anderson
3.10 p. m.; arrive Belton 3 35 p. mi
No 8 (daily)?Leave Walhalla 3.10 p.
m.; Seneca 5.31 p. m.; Cherry 5.59 p. in.;
Fendleton 6.12 p m.; Anderson 7.30 p.
m.; arrive Belton 7 68 p. m.
No. 24 (dally except Sunday)?Leave
Anderson 7.50 a. m.; arrive Belton 8.20
?. m. H. C. BEATTIE, Pres.,
Greenville, S. C.
J. R. ANDERSON, Supt.,
._ Ar.dernon. 8. C.
50 "'EARSV
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