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y ^ iy:' - ' 7 / v.1;. :: r~ t A V *< / '"\ ' / . . : V / .*-.> ./ V t \ & -v. 7 " V lamtorg Sprato ' Established 1891 BAMBERG, S. C., THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1906 One Dollar a Year \ IN THE PALMETTO STATE. 1 INTERESTING OCCURRENCES OF VARIOUS KINDS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. State News Boiled Down for Quick Reading ^ Pungent Paragraphs About Men i / and Happenings. i J. W. Martin, a well known citizen of Anderson county, committed suicide last 1 week by shooting himself with a shot gun. Ill health is supposed to be the cause. He was a prominent member of the Baptist church and a Confederate veteran. John Young, colored, aged 20, was shot and killed in Clinton on Sunday night. He was on his way home after having escorted a girl to her home, and was shot through by some one on the roadside. . Wes Black has been arrested, charged with the crime. The parents of Thomas nowze, a nyear-old lad, have begun suit against the Bailey Lumber and Manufacturing company of Union for $15,000. They claim that the lad, who was in the employ of the company, was suffocated by the fumes of gasoline in an outhouse, where he was sent by his employer. Hoyt Hayes, the white man who was sentenced to be hanged for the murder of his wife in Oconee county, was last week , granted a full pardon by Governor Heyward, without consulting the board of pardons. The governor commuted his ' sentence to life imprisonment some months ago. The woman was found dead, she having been killed with a shot- : . ' gun, and a note was found saying she i f had killed herself. It was claimed that i Hayes wrote the note himself and he was convicted. Governor Heyward submit- ! ted the handwriting of Hayes and his < wife to experts who said the woman wrote < the note. Therefore the governor pard- 1 onedhim, ] The Smallest She Had. ! F A conductor on the OTallon Park di t vision of the St. Louis ana ?UDuroan ( Railway had such a good run of business '? Sunday afternoon, relates the St. Louis : ? * ' Globe Democrat, that he had difficulty in j (v. keeping himself supplied with small , y, . change. Many persons who patronized , his car handed him dollars and bills of | larger denominations in payment of their i si? fares. The conductor, however, managed to , get along fairly well until a woman carry- < ing a tiny infant, boarded his car. When < he approached the woman for her fare she handed him a $5 bill. i ( "Is that the smallest you have, madam?" j \ queried the conductor, fearing another j | stringency in change. j The woman looked at the conductor , % and then at her baby, and made this surfed prising reply: j t "Yes, I have been married only twelve , ^ months." "I never was so sold while I have been working on the road," said the conductor afterward in telling the motorman of the incident. , WANTED AT ONCE?Your order for dry wood. J. H. MURPHY". Shm Jones for Bryan. At the Henderson, Ky., Chatauqua, on Saturday afternoon, Rev. Sam Jones spoke to an audience of 5,000, his subject being "Character." He held up Roose- ' l velt and Bryan as the men of the world with peerless characters. He said RooseL velt had made a good president, but that \ ^things are now ripe for Bryan to succeed him, as we need Bryan in our business." In sickness or wellness; in gladness a or sadness, use SHAW'S MALT. For ^ sale at the dispensary. // A Corn-Fed Humorist. Two gentlemen were traveling in o ne of the Hill counties of Kentucky not ' long ago, bound on an exploration for pitch pine says the Reader Magazine. They had been driving for two hours without encountering a human being, when they came in sight of a cabin in a clearingIt was very still. The logs lay where they had fallen, the thin clay-bank mule grazod 'round and 'round in a neat circle, to save the trouble of walking, and one lean jV lank man, whose garments were the color of the clay-bank mule, leaned against a tree and let time roll by. "Wonder if he can speak?" said one traveler to the other. "Try him," said his companion. . * The two approached the man wnose P yellowish eyes regarded them without }/ apparent curiosity. (j "How do you do?" said the Northerner. "Howdy," remarked the Southerner languidly, i. "Pleasant country." "Fur them thet likes it." i "Lived here all your life?" f" ?- The Southerner spat pensively in the fc dust. I . "Not yit," he said. F \ DEATH FROM LOCKJAW i never follows an injury dressed with Buckjen's Arnica Salve. Its antiseptic and sealing properties prevent blood poisoning. Chas. Oswald, merchant, of ^ Renssfilaersville, N. Y., writes: "It cured W Seth, -Burch, of this place, of the ugliest * sore<on his neck I ever saw." Cures cuts, | wounds, burns and sores. 25c at J. B. Blank's and Hooyer's drug store. J JUDGE ASKS FOR PARDON. Peculiar Case Comes Up for Exercise of Executive Clemency. Constantly the governor receives petitions for pardon but one received yesterday is one of the most remarkable ever seen there. And yet, it is more than meritorious. Judge D. E. Hydrick, of the circuit bench, has asked the governor to pardon a woman who was convicted before him, and in the case of whom, he directed the jury to find a verdict of guilty. The facts in the case, as given by the judge, are that the ten-year-old daughter of Emma Holloway, an Edgefield negress, was raped by a negro man. The hLolloway woman met the man in the street, after he had been arrested, but released by a magistrate without a preliminary. She asked him about his crime and he insolently told her, in the words of the letter, that he "had raped her child and there was no help for it." She picked up a water pitcher standing near and struck him a blow on the head and he fell, dyiag instantly. Judge Hydrick gives as his reaseons for asking a pardon, that the woman acted under great provocation, that she did not intend to kill the man and that pardon would encourage juries to do their duty and not to violate their oaths and bring in sympathetic verdicts.?Columbia State. Sketch of the Life of Lieutenant-Governor John T. Sloan. Hon. John T. Sloan, who is a candidate for Governor, spoke at Bamberg Tuesday at the campaign meeting and made a good impression on our people. He graduated with high honors at the University of South Carolina, both in the Collegiate courses and in law. In 1890 he was elect d a member of the board of trustees by the legislature and served continuously for twelve years, retiring when he was elected Lieutenant-Governor of the State, in 1902. T? ifttM ho loft; sohnnl and irnned the Confederate army and participated in a number of battles during the bloody campaigns of 1864 and 1865 around Richmond, including Cold Harbor and Malvern Hill, and surrendered.with Gen. Lee at Apporaatox. After being paroled he returned to his home at Pendleton and re-entered the. school he had left to join the army. After graduating from the law school of the University of South Carolina, he accepted a position with "The Charleston Courier." He was a hard fighter for the Democracy of the State at that time, and for giving a truthful exposition of the fraud and corruption of the radical Legislature he was expelled from the Hall of the House of Representatives, by the order of that body, in the spring of 1869. In 1874, Col. Sloan was elected to the State legislature from Richland county on the Democratic ticket, and with men like Judge William H. Wallace, Joseph W. Barnwell and William H. Trenholm and with other distinguished men, led the minority in that body to stay the progress of corruption and waste which threatened the State with ruin. In 1876," ben the white people of South Carolina, in desperation, rose up to over throw the reconstruction government and redeem the State, he took an active part in the Hampton campaign, and in recognition of his services was appointed by Gov. "Wade Hampton on his staff, with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He has been a member of various State conventions, and in 188S was elected to the National Democratic convention at St. Louis, and was a Democratic elector in the State at large in the same year. He was elected Senator from Richland county in 1890. He served eight ye'ars, then, of his own desire, retiring. He was active in the establishment of Clemson College and the Winthrop Normal School when both institutions needed friends. He also supported the South Carolina College and the Citadel Academy. He was elected a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1895 from Richland county, and was recognized as an able and useful member of that body. In 1902 he was elected Lieutenant-Governor of the State by a handsome majority, and in 1904 was re-elected without opposition. During the four years he served as President of the Senate there was no appeal taken from a single decision of his on the multitude of questions of parlimentary law arising almost daily. In appreciation of his services the Senate rooAliitinne nat.rthia fthilit.v. imnar pOPO^U AVCV4UV4V44W WW Vw ?? ? ? J , L tiality, kindness and dignity as a presiding officer. He has been a successful lawyer, and his practice has been a large one. He has been the city attorney of Columbia, and the solicitor of the Central National Bank, and is now president of different Building and Loan Associations. He was prominent in the organization of the Electric Light Company of Columbia and was its president, besides being one of the promoters and organizers of the Columbia Electric Street Railway, Light and Power Company, these Institutions adding thousands of dollars to the taxable property of Columbia. From these facts it will be observed that Col. Sloan has been a most successful man in business and in politics, and in the opinion of his many friends, if he is elected Governor, he will devote his time to the interests of his State and will enforce its laws without fear or favor. He is in the line of promotion and logically the candidate to be elected for governor. He has many friends in this county. COUNTRY NEWS LETTERS. SOME INTERESTING HAPPENINGS IN VARIOUS SECTIONS. News Items Gathered All Around the County and Elsewhere. Ehrhardt Etchings. Ehrhakdt, S. C., Jane 25, 1906.?The farmers bad a fight with the grass last week. Jack, Shovel, Boy, Dixie and Sweeper plows were all tried. One farmer even built a fire in his cotton field trying to dry out a bottom so he could kill the grass. O!" mnn f.rtm tAwn rront rmt UiA Ui SCICU LiiUU J.41SLU VV M u Tf vuv VMW to cut a bee tree so they say. One carried a 17 quart dishpan, another a 10quart bucket, others carried axes and a cross-cut saw. They reached the spot and a pine tree four feet in diameter was pointed out as the bee tree. The crowd went to work cutting, sawing, sweating, and breathing heavy. Hands were sore ana blistered before the tree was felled. Expectations were as big as the tree. Can't describe their disappointment when they found it only contained a wasp nest in a hollow limb. Judge J. C. Copeland says that he has been all over this and portions of Colleton, Orangeburg and Barnwell counties and in all his rounds he says that Mr. Juo. L. Cothran has the largest sugar cane and the largest field of same. There will be no trouble for Mr. Cothran to sweeten his crowd if seasons are favorable. Mr. Thomas P. Rizer, lost some of his buildings by fire Saturday morning. Think was his com house and contents. Did not hear definitely how many of his buildings were burned nor amount of loss. Sunday was a hot day. Thermometer registered 95 in the shade. Mess. C. Ehrhardt & Sons are painting their old store. It will help the looks of the building, but will not give them any more room for their immense stock of goods they carry. Another building is what they need. Jee. Train Passes Over Burning Bridge. The disastrous wrecking of train No. 16 on the Columbia and Greenville line, due here at 10:45, but which was several hours late, was narrowly averted at Alston last night. The long approach to the bridge over the Broad river at Alston was burning at the time the train swept over it, but fortunately the fire had just started, and though five ties were burning briskly along with the supports just under them the fire had not been in progress long enough to weaken the support sufficient for it to give way under the train. When the train had passed over the place some distance the engineer succeeded in bringing it to a halt, when the crew went back and extinguished the flames with the water from the tubs set at intervals along the trestle. Thp hridfre was fired, it i3 thought, by an engine that had passed over it a short time before the passenger train came along. Had the passenger train come ten minutes later it is likely many lives would have been lost.?Columbia Record, Thursday, June 21. Patterson's Maiden Speech. "Washington, June 25.?The naval training school for Port Royal is holding up the naval appropriation bill. Representative Patterson again today trie J to get the house to consent to it and he made his first speech in that body, a speech which was listened to with apparent interest on the part of all those present. He walked down in front of the speaker's desk and made a special plea to the Republicans for this training school, pointing out that the navy needed it, the secretary of the navy having recommended it, and showing that it was an appropriation of $96,000 which would convert into usefulness a federal property worth neaily $1,000,000. Mr. Finley also made a few remarks in favor of it, but " * ? ? I* ?f fVkAf 4o 1 noH_ tne DOUSe was agaiuav iv, tuat AO} buv ivuu ers were not favorable to it and the Republicans did the bidding of their masters and snowed the measure under as completely as they did last week, when it came up. Mr. Williams and Champ Clark told Mr. Patterson that they had intended to help him out on it by making speeches but they declared Mr. Patterson and Mr. Finley had said all that could be said, that it was clear to everybody that the thing was doomed from the beginning. It goes back to conference with the house having voted emphatically against it twice. If the senate holds, it will be bj main force; it will be, in fact, I a hold-up. It is learned on good authority that the whole trouble is that Speaker Cannon is resentful of the conduct of Senator Tillman several years ago, when he held up the senate and the house and I mo Hp them nav the claim due South Carolina. It is even said that is the real reason why Cannon will not allow the fixing of a definite time for adjournment. The naval appropriation bill is still in the conference, and the Port Royal item is the only point of difference. Cannon swears that Tillman shall not again hold up congress. He says the Port Royal training school just shall not be and he will hold congress here indefinitely unless the senate recedes. BURNED BY LIVE WIRE. Rock Hill Boy Has Narrow Escape From Electrocution. Rock Hill, June 11.?The little-sevenyear-old son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Collins, who resides on west Main street, was severely burned Thursday afternoon by an electric light wire, which from some cause had burned in two and one end dropped to the ground. The little boy, with several other children were playing on the pavement and he either took hold of or stepped on the live wire. The shock threw him to the ground and he fell on the wire. His mother and Mrs. M. M. Hyatt ran out and attempted to -11 .1- - i a .i :? u..* ?l pUJi me uoy U1L me wuc, uui lucji umuic ceived a heavy shock and were powerless to render any assistance. A negro man attracted by the screams of the women, hastily secured a mattock from the yard of Capt. Holler and in attempting to cut the wire it was jerked off the boy. The child was badly burned on both hands and feet and there was also a burn on his face. The worst burns are on his right foot and the left hand. Dr. J. R. Miller was summoned and dressed the burns, and while the little fellow's injuries are very severe, the physician does pot think there will be any serious results from them. 1 Executive Committee Meeting. The county Democratic executive committee held a meeting in the court house Tuesday. The same assessments as two years ago was placed on candidates, and all pledges are to be filed by noon on Wednesday, July2oth. Two campaign meetings were arranged for. The first at Ehrhardt on Thursday, July 26th, and the other at Bamberg on "Wednesday, August 22nd. The county chairman will call other campaign meetings on request of any club. It was decided to pay managers of the primary fifty cents per day, and fifty cents additional for coming for and returning boxes. Death of a Little One. Little Sallie, the six-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Moye, died last Sunday morning at nine o'clock, after an illness of five weeks or more. Her death was not unexpected, as she had been critically ill for some days. The burial took place at the old cemetery Monday morning, the services being conducted by Rev. Peter Stokes. The pall bearers were: L. C. Price, I. B. Felder, C. R. Brabham, Jr., J. D. Copeland, Jr., Henry F.Uamberg, and Grigsby C. Chandler. The parents have the sympathy of all in their sad bereavement. Fire Tuesday Night. The cottage belonging to Mr. D. J. Delk and occupied by his son, Herbert G. Delk, situated on Church street near the cotton mill, was burned Tuesday night about 8.30 o'clock. It is not known how the fire originated, but some suppose it was set by lightning, as the fire broke out just after the thunderstorm. Mrs. Delk was in Florida, and Mr. Delk had not J been in the house since before dark and j there had been no fire there. None of the furniture was saved. We understand there was insurance of $500 on the house and $200 on furniture. Missionary Society Organized. Mrs. E. A. Sojourner, of Blackville, came to Bamberg on Saturday before the third Sunday in this month and went out to Spring Branch church. After the congregation was dismissed by the pastor, Rev. S. P. Chisolm, she called the ladies of the church together and organized a. Woman's Missionary Society. The first thing they did was to take a good collection for missions. If all or even half the preachers in the Barnwell Association were as enthusiastic as Mrs. Sojourner about missions the old Barnwell Association would stand at the head of the column at the next convention. Mysterious Smoke Tuesday. What would have been the most mysterious fire that has ever occurred here, had a blaze been discovered, was that which attracted a crowd to the Baptist * m j Tho cnurcn nere x uesuay anciuwu. ?uv. alarm of fire was given on account of what looked like a slow rising smoke from the very top of the church steeple. Water and ladders were soon on hand, and the steeple was ascended on the interior up a great way, and no sign of fire could be found. After a long and patient scrutiny at the steeple, it was finally decided that either it was a swarm of gnats that had congregated there, or that the atmosphere of the town had become over charged with the hot air of the campaign meeting which had just adjourned, and the current was gradually rising at this point. We preached for Pastor A. J. Foster at Bamberg at the night service on last third Sunday. Improvements have been made on the good building which adds much to its adaptability. The Baptists are making gratifying progress at Bamberg. Pastor A. J. Foster has taken a firm hold in the affections and confidence of the church and community. Brother Foster is a strong and well equipped man. ?Baptist Press. STATE CAMPAIGN PARTY. TILLMAN NOT PRESENT, NEITHER WAS COLONEL LUMPKIN, Candidates for State Offices Spoke Here Tuesday. Large Attendance Prom Town and County. Congressional Candidates Here Also. (M. W. BRABHAM.) Bamberg county has heard the candidates for State offices and all is quiet once more after the booming of the cannon and popping of smaller calibre. Tuesday morning County Chairman H. C. Folk called the meeting to order promptly at eleven o'clock. Rev. A. J. Foster, of the Baptist church, opened the meeting with prayer. Afeer a few words from the chairman, the speakers began to tell the some three hundred and fifty or four hundred voters how well qualified each particular candidate was for the position to which he aspired, Messrs. J. C. Boyd and Lewis W. Haskell each made speeches of five minutes, stating each his experience and ambition regarding the office of adjutant and inspector general. Mr. J. C. Sellers is desirious and capable of filling the office of railroad commissioner, according to the plea which he set forth as the first speaker for this office. He hit a lick or two at Col. Wharton, accusing him of saying that if he (WhartOD) was defeated it would be a disgrace to him. Mr. J. M. Sullivan evidently has some ardent supporters in this county, for he was well received and his speech cheered lustily. J. A. Sumersett, J. H. Wharton, and James Cansler of Tirzah followed for the same office. Mr. Cansler made a logical speech, as well as adding a little life to the meeting by his hits at his opponents. Mr. 0. B. Martin, who will have no opposition for re-election as Superintendent of Education, was unable to be rvrnaon t FOR GOVERNOR About this time the meeting was warming up a little, and the largest attendance of the day was present.' The men who wish to succeed Gov. Heyward began to let out in their twenty minutes of alloted time, and Col. John T. Sloan, who says he has been a staunch Democrat in all his political career, was the starter in this eight man race. The candidates all had good speeches and all were well worded to please the people. He favors the dispensary because he believes it to be the best solution of the liquor problem; he would do away with it altogether if possible, but it cannot be done. Martin F. Ansel, of Greenville, is in the race, he says, because he feels that he is fitted for it; h? has been solicitor in the old eighth circuit, therefore has had judicial experience; has been a member of the legislature, therefore had legislative experience, and now wishes to have some executive experience as governor. He favors local option between prohibition and county control of the dispen saries. C. L. Blease favors the dispensary, and does not believe .that there is any corruption in the system, although there might be individual cases, He favors the ten hour labor law for cotton mills, and thirteen hour law for railroads. Joel E. Branson, the only straight out prohibitionist in the race, perhaps made the clearest cut and most logical speech of the day. Mr. W. A. Edwards, of Saluda, is in the race to win, and if he wins he will try to drive graft out whether in high place or in low. In the afternoon when the meeting met at three o'clock, Mr. A. C. Jones, of Newberry, who is well known here having been a traveling man, began the speaking. He is for prohibition, bat does not believe it practicable at this time, and is in favor of the plan which will red ace it to a minimum. He stated his connection with the Brice Act, and narrated his work for prohibition in this Stale. Mr. R. I. Manning, one of the authors of the Raysor-Manning bill, was the next speaker, and he is for the dispensary reformed. He dwelt for the most part on education, showing the great progress - - - * 3 - 1- -4. -1-- Al_ - whicli the State naa maae, duc aiso me need for a continuation of this growth. Mr. J. J. McMahan says he is trying to carry out his idea of a campaign for education ; he also states his views as favoring the dispensary. He stated that Bamberg should remedy the matter of having the office of auditor and superintendent of education combined, for the matter of education is important enough to demand an officer by itself. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR. Hon. T. G. McLeod, who is one of the lucky ones without opposition, was not present but sent a letter of regret. SECRETARY OF STATE Mr. M. P. Tribble, of Anderson, was absent. Mr. R. M. McCown and Mr. L. M. Ragin were present, and presented themselves and their views for the people to vote upon. None of the candidates for Attorney General were present. Mr. J. Fraser Lyon was called, but had to be absent, he stated in a letter to the chairman, in order to at v, . . v '*1 .-& i ? .j.-. .. ;*'m . r rj tend a meeting of the Dispensary investi* gating committee. There were calls for "Lyon, Lyon!" when his name was meationed. Mr. L. F. Youmans and Mr. J. W. Ragsdale were unavoidably absent. COMPTROLLER GENERAL Messrs. A. W. Jones and G. L. Walker ' both made good impressions on the audi- _ % ence in putting themselves forward for Comptroller General. They stated their ? . ' experience in the work, and promise to fill the office to the best of their abilities. m. t^00 oatto ha ia fn* cnnol^inir form Jil U UUWO OdJ 9 UV IS AVt V^UUiUilUg VMAVO# Bamberg people pay about fifty per cent, more taxes on a horse than Greenville people. He wishes to remedy this. Captain R. H. Jennings, the present State treasurer, has no opposition for the office. He was not able to be present. CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES Hon. J. 0. Patterson, who is detained in Washington by important business, was not here, but sent a letter setting forth some of his views. Messrs. G. L. Toole and Butler B. Hare were present and spoke on their views and advocating themselves for election. Col. W. W. Lumpkin, who is opposing Senator B. R. Tillman for the United States Senate, was not present, neither was Mr. Tillman. An effort will probably be made to have Messrs. Lumpkin and 'Tillman make & joint debate here sometime in July. CHIEF HUTCHINSON ACQUITTED. ! Cheraw's Officer Exonerated for Killing L B? Croxton. Chesterfield, June 23.?The case against Chief Hutchinson, of Cheraw, for the killing of L. B. Croxton was given to . '.-J| the jury at 2 o'clock and about 3 a verdict of not guilty was, rendered. He was represented by Messrs. Stevenson and Matheson. . The Hen.Flirt. Some hens are naturally motherly and domestic, and live respectable, happy lives, while others have not the maternal instinct, gab around, disgrace themselves and die a miserable death. Mrs. A. A* Bennett, of Atchison, says The Globe, has a pallet that was hatched out last Ju* - 'M ly. The pullet laid one setting of eggs, set on them, raised the family, started ft out in the world and is now setting OH her second laying of eggs. She will hay? two families before she is a year old.. An* other hen that lived in a North Atchinson , . ? neighborhood was giddy. She flirted around the roosters, and when she felt % setting spell coming on, she would pick v J?| out a potato and set on that. When that potato was taken away and eggs put under her, she would desert her nest and hunt up another potato, a stone or any old thing that wouldn't hatch and burden her with a family. Hens are somewhat like women.?Kansas City Journal. , Happy South Carolina Postmasters; < '''| Washington, June 25.?The postofficc department today announced the follow- . ing changes in salaries of postmasters: Blackville, from $1,200 to $1,400; Clemson college, from $1,300 to $1,400; Denmark, from $1,100 to $1,200, Greers.from $1,300 to $1,400; Greenwood, from $2,200 to $2,300; Hartsville, from $1,500 to $1,600; Honeapath, from $1,200 to $1,400; Johns* ?? 41 OflflrnSM SftH* TTIntrotrrp frrtttt tv/u, 14VU* y*y?WV VW Y*)WVV) ?V-J V?M> $1,100 to $1,200; Lancaster, from $1,500 to $1,600; Laurens, from $1,800 to $2,000; , $ McColl, from $1,100 to $1,200; Marion, from $1,600 to $1,700; Newberry, from $2,000 to $2,100; Orangeburg, from $2,100 to $2,300; Rock Hill, from $2,300 to $2,400; Saint George, from $1,000 to $1,100; St. Matthews, from $1,100 to $1,200; Seneca, from $1,400 to $1,500; Spartanburg, from $2,700 to $2,800; Summerville, from $1,600 to $1,700; Sumter, from $2,400 to $2,500; Timmonsville, from $1,300 to $1,400; Union, from $1,900 to $2,000; Walhalla, from $1,200 to $1,300; Walterboro, from $1,300 to $1,400; Westminster, from $1,100 to $1,200; Winnsboro, from $1,500 to $1,600; Yorkville, from $1,600 to $1,700. The Editor's Trousers. Two ragged boles beam sadly out Below the suburbs of his vestLike guardian angels of unrest They follow him fore'er about. No picture could the people scan With half the greedy, sad intent That on the dual holes are bent? ' The trade marks of an honest man! How came those hungry holets there? Ah, ask the hours of toil and pain; The pencil, lamp and woven cane; The creaky, rusty office chair. Why, everything is new at first And made to stem the tide of life, , But all must yield at last to strife? And even pants at length will hurst. And so, honest holes! we meet You with a proud and kindly grace, Good welcome to the resting place, Thrice welcome to the royal seat! In all the turmoil, and the strife, There are no teachers half so true rT1 - MA tWfi 1 A01*? fnAm TTAtl I 1. 0 UO wuaii tt v ivaiu livui j \j va ? The steam realities of life! ?Eugene Field AN ALARMING SITUATION frequently results from neglect of clogged bowels and torpid liver, until constipattion becomes chronic. This condition is unknown to those who use Dr. King's New Life Pills; the best and gentlest regulators of stomach and bowels. Guaranteed by Hoover's drug store and J. B. Black, Price 25c. j , -j -V-' - V v, .