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W hud i hull dtffrreno Heine yrurn use if sorrow I nuttc no prflsnse, aiuk ugh i know Thai in Hit nquubblf l illnplayeg Ft rosarinc alight. Will, i wan wroni i am afraid. Mill In' mai rutin i mild And In mir nn'.ill disputes Ihi W;, ulw.ij - rliilit nW. I'm Mirr if I ionic wsnli gams sneck if Mini ihlnn li l onl) uw Mv turn rsent I rv.-i. might Hi- frl. ii.ll v. bi Who'! nlwii lil ago Dalli i, oi mm w co Three in a Bridge :::::::'. "oi X J AMIS BUCKHAM. 5 '.".;!!!;;'.;;'. WHEN I was In the theological setn maty It wi the CUItOUl of thi itudenU ut tin beginning of the senior .ear. in obtain, with the approval ami o operation ct the faculty, llcenaee to preach. Thru we would I'M out. na ufton a .' bad opportunity, to auppl) racanl pulplta in the surrounding nntry Requeati for "auppllea" would 1 1 1 1 , i iH.m tiiis,. churchea lo some nn ml., r of Ihe faculty, and It" wi Hid aailgn than to tbi seniors Often we used to mo long dletancea lo t.ii theae preaching engagemonta, and mi Infrequent!) the small sum w re solved for our aervleea would be al '.:. i if mil quite, consumed ! travel ing expeuaaa in winter m during the paeon uf the apring hoods n was mi -mail taak in reach the remote coun iry towna to which we ware aura monad, and often we would nave in mart before daylight mi Baturda) and rand lo all sorts of mivevam i s. in order tu roach our domination ill sea Han I luWi I t . Wfl W ere In si preai king ga served tu Introduce II eager Ignmenti, ii in thi to gel whl' h net ual ork of the miniatry; and not one d ua ever complained if h.- wai an) IW ir too miles "up country" to aervi some small church In Hie hills, thai mild offer no more than tu pay his expenses.. In tin apring of 1874, which was m) own senior year, Prof. Mason, of the aemlnar) faculty, came to my room in Fleti lu r hall, one lovely April evening with a letter in Ins hand from the com mine,, ut a in all church In Hal ersvlllc VI . K mlloa awny. in a thittly-aettled seeilun of the state "Can you M'i"' he asked "The pay Is only fit) the fare s "Certainly I can, 1 i replied, grate fully, for I had not had an aaalgutnen! o prtach for more than a month "The paetOT has bean called away suddenly, by the probably fatal lllneaa of his father' explained Prof 3d axon, and you are lo be entertained by bin wife. A man will meel yon with horse and wagon at Candla atation, and you will have a drive uf nine mllea from ihere lo Dakar vllle which as I under loin.'. pleaa fi i mi tin i nalrman hi lull inv I ii in mi .lulili Ft lilni thai I would look mill bi read i" -tan ariy Ratunlaj morning, n m already Friday e Inp, M I packed B) lull:, putting ill ernoM, wiiii the usual changi rlothlng, ami then walked down lo railroad atation to get potted as to route I found ''mi I ahould ha start al seven o'eloek in the morn the ii.i in ih- iiniiiiii- hi ihi' day 1 1 ' mai.'- win nt'ittnns at a Hmall Junction II wuh exasperating, bui there wai no othei way, no i added a lunch anil u good booh in my budget, and coon wonl to bad, sn as tn wake in Una for an early Mart The da) paaied more pleaaantl) than I had etnecii d, fur t hi' ride through th oountry, clad in thai Ural delicate green of early leafage ami iiriKiit with cleat innehlne mid sparkling brooka, afford' 'd a iiiccceelon ot channlng plcturei I speni my thin lunctlon in tin' h houra Ms slml toning tu delicious liroi sti ad of reading, and il my book as the lung-i linllril out. ami read nn i III train rake man shouted "Candle " it was Deacon Pa) bimaelf who m't mo. with a stunt horae ami buggy, at Candta atation nmi we hail a ploaaanl talk, us we rmii . in ihi- lair afternoon ami early evening) through tin- lunch pasaea and over tin' wooded riditis of Hip evarlaeting billa it was duak te fora wo reached Dageraville, or rathoi I he river valley from Which its roofs came in eight. Just uk we were ptiHtdni! a rocky, wooded Island In the stream a loud, boarae, startling scream rang aoroea the water. The norei gave a leap Hint m arly Jerked ns. backward nut of the buggy, and then broke into a gallop down the river road. U) companion twisted (he reins abOUl his hands, and finally Riireeeded in I lowing down tin frightened horae lo a trot The cry was nol repeated, and our Willow Lawn Short Horn Herd. NONPAREIL CARL 191S14 A FEW YOUNG BULLS FOR SALE. These Hulls lire i-lliilri.lv 1,11 .1 in, , ,f .,, lag tor eometbing good., tdky will ih ihi inspection invlteil. larm p. miles irum riiiininKiun . N. A. tied h .-me i. il er aa ; dr. rn: I) awa) ir 'in rat Inland 'That's ihe first time I've ever -he:' 1 It, and I've baen over this road ai banal i once a week for years." said m) MBt- ; pan ion What was it.'" i aaked, with par- haps an exi usable tremor In my voice I lor Ihe or) hud been truly terrifying j The reputed pantbar on Brlgham la land." guam i i eat u i hat. IiIk de repllod Deacon ray, ana i t is a panther, too. for no other re could gtve a icreecfa tiki People sa that i panther tin ii on Huh rocky leland, and losses to the nearer shore by lean ing from rock to rock in the . annuel. I've rand all about li In the county pa per, bui I never took any atoek In the Itorles, It didn't aeeni poaalblf thai pantbei could survive In this pari ol the country, vet I'm fun i d to be- llave ti now, for that was m human scream," We made ihe last two miles Into Bakersvllle in lurpriaingl) tiulcli 'Inn. and rattled aeross the wooden bridge over ihe liver Just as lighta be gan to twinkle down the single Itreel ut the vlllaga Til 'ale you rlplil to tl Ider'i house' said my companion "You'll find his wife one of tin aall of the earth aenalble, sincere kind-hearted, brave ami unaelflab. Here we ate ami there ahe la ai the door looking for t;.- " The rattle of the buggy wheels aeroai the bridge bad lirougbl thi minister's wife to the door, ami then she st 1. peering QUI In'" 'be dusl wiih a plow of lamplight utreamlnp around bet flunro from behind Bhl vns short and Hliplit, with quick, en "mete imnements. mid a faec thai was both sweet and i-'rom: Her hnii wax fail graying, yei she did not im press one aa n person who was growins old Ueii DegroBi you've made food time," she said and I'm glad you ha', for Hipper Is ready a litil' "atlni than I In 1 planned ami ymi .in ; tup and hsve a Idle with ns he (ore going home Harold, take Dog eon Kay'i bone around to the barn " Sne, manly looking boy of about 14 -i. ppeii forward and led the bora 1 away, while Deacon ray brought m ' up the atepa and Introduced me Mis Wilbur welcomed m.- cordially, and in a few moment! made me feel entirely ut home she preaented her children Harold and iwo alatera, youngar by n few to a A toy years, and aoon we all sat d deltcloua ami bountiful lunpei W'li fp mil at 'ii I'an in vain in torrenl up I could hen lull roar on Ihe ground Olltalde. "Toe 'mil'" I thought, s row 'II he a rainy Su be only n handful of ally, "To ni"i ml. ii. and there'l people ai church.' hlng more aerlou Sturm neer oe The thought of ntli reaultlng from the eurred lo me. Sure i noilgh all da) Sunday the rail, poured down In torrents, liut Hi Church was not far awav so. uf i onise we all wi ii' both morning ami after noon. At the supper table, after tin seeond aervice, Mrs Wilbur nld, Mime whal healtatlngly. "Mr. Wilbur hai bean in the habit of conducting a Bun. day evenlni; mission aerilee In tin achoolhouae at Hie Four Cornera HOme three miles up the inllev I have sai.l tu.thlni: to the people then about his being awav. and snpposi they will aaaamhle in the arhoolhouar us usual. My plan was not expeet Ine this storm- to ask yon to drlvr town there with n:e ami hold tin meeting as usual " "Ami I ihgll be glad to go, storm oi tne sine cither. I red a good i, and you Mn. Wil es. "Well I don't mind taught s ftne oked ai bright ' Harold will Ihe hi I'lless door at Hie horat that time We wt re off promptl) iii ii ai all up and with a big carriage clamped to tin aeat. The falling, if anyibing, harder r, and even Ihe road was get I'Umlle.l umbrella i nin wai Hi. in pve ting t" lie MUe Ihe beil of a shallow nrool, I lur route took us up the river ralley the road every now and then rkirtlng the very edgl ol 'he stream We could see by the light of out Inn- 'em. that lam I, hung In front of Hi" dashboard th water was already almost hiiih. There waa slill unmelted in the recesses of the mountain! thia warm, long-continued April was rapidly fwettlng Hie trlbu- brooka. do wish it would slop ralnlnc." i said my companion, uneanlly, "We have two bridge! to cross, and what hould we do If one of them ahould be washed away?" We kept on, however, passed the brblces safely, and drove to the school house at Ihe Corners." which we found lighted nnd filled with n large! audience than had been present at either aervice In the church. After n warm and Inspiring meeting of nMrl) two boura, Mra .Wilbur and 1 started on our return We f OUghl our wuy agninit the itorm, niter that, moatly in silence. drlWni; alowly nnd peering into Uie ttarkneaa ahead, dimly lighted by our lantern Once Mrs Wilbur broke tin silence by laying, That dark bulk out Scotch and Scotch Topped. Headed by Nonpareil Earl I9I8M. The breeding Cows in this herd represent Hie production! of Scotland's and America'a great est breeders, ami are the get of the greatest Scotch sires of eitb er country. id .iiiallty ami will , lease any one look raiogo BKAfMiNABLE. uoneinondenc trench Hinge ir, miles north or AuHUCiluN french Village. Mo In ihe river is Brlgham 'a l..iand. The Urit bridge la Just below, and we shall , aoon tngieh it." A ihe manfioneil Brlgham'a laland nn tavt i in'.ary i hlvar I ran up my back, for I rememband the i Irnar.e acreum of 'be night before, I What an hour this would be to meet a ' crouching panther tn the road! a few minutes laii r we reached the I 'iriilne. Which was a cot red strtieture. ihe water was already piling up 1 igalnat the framework, ami now ami ! 'lien we could hear a timber creak un der Ita pressure "Shall we drive on." I asked, "and risk it .'" "I think We'd better," replied my companion "The bridge seems tojmai , (Irmly yet on lis abutmentl and wo ' won't be lont: Groaning." I urged the horse up the sharp pitch of the roadbed lo th" entrance of the bridge and the animal, niter halting ind snorting for a moment, with a rn bn tanee wbh h I eoni.i pot understand, i Bnalty plunged with a rush noon the j planka. At thai moment I here came an ominous growl ami inarl from th" , darkness ahead The home began In rear, and 1 leaped over the wneei ami eaughl him by Hie bridle Before 1 leaped I had seen the glow j of two baleful, yellow eves, like dull candle Samoa, In tin gloom ahead, and i the Incident of the preceding day. the etrream from Brlgham'a laland, wag ' again and si ill mure vividly recalled Instantly the conviction took posses- j alon of my mind that the creature con fronting us In ihe bridge was the pan ther, Thi Hood had driven him from ' his den on Ilrlg'iam's Island, mid he i had followed the hank of th" stream 1 mill the cavernoua opening of the bridge offered Mm shelter from the I storm There he had crouched, unill I the sound uf our horse's I fi on the tdanl.a hail roused him to angry pro i teat. As I Itruggletl lo hold the flight' m d horse, I felt, all ai ul the bridge be- inning to hit on the flood, ami He n 1 heard It slowly grating Off th" stone abutmentl ah of a sudden it lurched, nettled lit one end. and then drifted off with Ihe swift current of thi' stream. We were allon! With a panther in n covered bridge from which there wag now no way of escape' If I I Oat my head fur a moment In j the bewilderment ol peril, plucky mile Mrs Wilbur did not. As the horse be j gnn lo back, still rearing mid dragging ; tne with It, ahe too a prang lightly mil over the wheel ami came to my Mllll- ime. But our combined effurt:. worn powerless lo bold tin terrified bona, which continued to rear and back in ward the end uf the bridge Weil have to let him go," panted my com panion "DOn'l keep hold till you're dragged inro the water!" The horse, with a tierce ska, e and ', backward plunge, broke from ns. and I ihe next Instant dlanpneared over the end of the bridge, dragged b) tin bog : gy. As our lAlleru on the dashboard vaniihed we were left In total dark ! ness. "Huve you a match?" aaked the lit tle woman at m) tide, with wonderful coolness "If so. phase light II. and lei '.la see what thai creature is " I hud, fortunately, a pocket match anfe filled with parlor matched, which give a strong, bright blaxe, 1 struck one of then ami we,aoon saw. as 1 had sn: peeled, thai our fellow voyager in Hie bridge was a panther. Since 1 Ural aaw the gleam of his eyes, he had siruiig np to one oi the trannvetM beams, and had crawled neater th" t en- or of the bridge en echini;, out of Which covered the depth of a foot or "We Fhnll be II where he was now reai i ot the water Hour planka to the more. - from bini as l'iup Ihe bridge tna pi" We atood there for whai teemed reully OBl) about through ihe dark of the bridge, we creeping acron nv posalble that a boa putting out from the top of my vol' heard an answerlt a lantern v I shouted a momeni and t In n t i litHit came more i Pfcgently ft Batb i by stout armi, wi i end of the bridge tin I craspei and held II whll i lightly in Thi ; pushed the boat .Mrs. Wilbur stepped I followed In r and ff wit ti all my might In a few momenta the drifting bridge was an Indistinct bulk In Hie darkness "What! a panther on board the old bridge, did you Hay?" cried the rea dier, a sturdy mountain farmer "Wai, wai! I waa out lookin' for my ebb ken coops but I guess lit get my rifle and try for bigger game." He took us ashore and up lo lis little house, where he hift Ul to dry "IT and get warm Before midnight lie re turned wiih tin paniher'a hide! Strangely enough, the minister's horse niiinaced in struggle ashore, and was found next morning with he bugg wedged between two small trees on the river bank The animal was .hilled and weak, but otherwise un harmed. My trip to Bakerivllli lmd Indaad proved lo he spiced with adventure, but It Is nut that whl ii makes II plens unt to recall, so much as the resulting friendship of the Wilburs, which has ben one of Hie bapttlUil fneiiilahlpa of my life Orange Judd farmer 'i'i,,' Renter Way. "Aunt OhlOl," asked a Virginia housekeeper of an old servani, "what ; makes so many of your people supet - itltloua?" "Well. mlsBiis." she snld. "1 reckon 1 It'a 'oanaa da men folki tin's hit a : heap easier to depen' on a rabbit! 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Z. f HIOOINfJOTHAM & SONS, Proprietors, BREEDERS OF .iioit r noio atti ,i: Out il, : I i i II Fertne Areiter 137826 i- a dark red, weighing in or dinary Rcali i,aao ii.-. lie is it tin same lamih aa Ccremonioui Archer recently aold by I', w. Harding ol Waukesha. is.. to v. ti. Louden ot ' reg ut. Ill , fur Bj,000 We have young stock id both sexes (or aall il all tltHM, Ottt herd now numbering .is head uf regiitcred animate. We have aouto heifcra lot aale that are bred to a boll wbioh In out of Ihe Orange Bloiaom cow wc sold sonic time ago to Mr. W. A. Hcttctiilgc ul t "ojiei couuty, Mn , (or ls$ Viaitora nn welcome, inn farm is lo. cuted . miles west uf Blackwell. Z. F. HIGGINBOTHAM & SONS. ST. FRANCOIS CAPITAL STOCK $30 ii ar AM Pre MnlHIlN, lee is..-- i uvnenl nanklnx llualrma Inaured agntnei iturglnri in the ' mm n xffa A. A JV A , e -V" V tf V V V v -vv w I .... ' " z - a a A A A V A A A A Few Facts order to become proAt lent Inthectrreof ruptun iii are neciaianry in oruer t" A. 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Window Kramei and Shingle Pine, Cypress unit ami indeed everything yon ENGINES and DEEP WELL PUMPS F 1 - 'li Hardware am ml lei All kindi of Spurting Bnnvl IrVORD TO ENCAGED CIHLS. lou!d Strive to Win the Affe; tiou of Their Future Mother-m-Law Few girli reaii.e how Important It g thai the? should win the regard and iff-' m. n oi their lover s mother Too (Man, un the American Queen, they Inn! the mailer in what may be (crmcd an ol band manner In many ?a 'H they ku.v to themselves or to frl-nds prior lo tin- Brit meeting with their proipectlvi mother-in-law; ' "Well, i lupnoae I must make myaall in pi asanl ami unliable as po.-sible, ami endeavor to nraata a good im pression Hut theii nrordi and de aire laeh alnci rlty, Instead ul making up i In ii iiiinde to do everything in their power lo win the love ol tbe woman Abo is lo be their aeeond mother, they aaem to omfort themselves nii nn- reflec tion that alter nil. thev are not ma'r rvlng ihelr lover s paraati prohablf Will only me them ul rare interval! j uud consequently they need not trou ble tiiinisiive. to un great extent atWUl tin- mailer. A ciri whoie conduct is Kiiidni by such thought! can nni. in- character laed s rdlngly af 1(1 h 8hi 'iocs got rjoailder whal It nu wi to her 1 lov'r that iha ihould be "ti ihi bap ! pie it ami moil pteananl letuiH with ' his mother, or how painful must be j Hie laltct's fOOllngI WbeO she realli'l j that her Hon is about to marrj u uiri i whom she i iinnot like Tin re is noth in;- wtdi b detract! so mueh from a 1 man's happllien on Ins wedding da) j 1! Ihe knowledge that little lib ml hip r regard eaiati between bin hi id. and , ids mother, rbere are many glrll who urnue thai ii is Imnoailble to win a mother-in-law ' agectlon Tiny win nil yog thai sin- is bound to meet Iter future daughter-ln-lan in an antagonlatlrj spirit owing to tii" mere ta t 'inn inr son's affection ii have been allonated from beraelf To na) the learn of it, this is looiisb reaaonlng No girl rah come between a i "d ion ami ins mother Such love is ol quite a iif ferent ehararter from that which be besti.WS Upon tile Kill win. ill In pro pose; in make his wife. That tin mother w ill be i i n al there is no denytna natural She h9 son s happlm i and ihe would mot Iii rl) tuf.i i the keeping of due euuninuili future In Lb n. n great wren ' with ber aan, home may !" n ers and llltcri tin side. Th ti h i lo llll m i aft r all. only uardlngof inr ai.- or more. lacking in Intruii It io iman without niter The l tl rein ! did In- af-ln-taw In her is she In no The who willu n her future llmpll and win her love to win mother sill, ere and it ifa I ol be to dell it will brliiK Joy to tin she has robbed of heat t of OUI i son. MAKING OE FRUIT CREAMS. Direction! Which w.n Enable tht Un initiated In Obtain the Ilevt i: fruit cream .- man, by adding when iho cream is hair froien any kind of ber ries or larger fruit, aayi the Waihington Mar, The i mil ihould' be prmed through a sieve nmi sweetened wiin mgar (the quantity depending upon tbe acidity of the 1 rill 1 1 or Willi a sirup made i follows Tut a pound of loai sugar Into a quart if wati si,im well ami rt by jred a .Itlle (Cllloll Jill' e UJ a gn provemeni in Europe Neapolitan lee en tene rally wrved, This is ainni- Ical with Whal it; America w im- iroaeii ciistarn T stard l mai l hj illowiut: ihe yolhi ot elghl egg! ana tour ounces oi tuger to one pi ii t ot ream Heat the egg! lo a light froth, idd tin- Ugar, then whip up again and mix both with the cream in a dOUbil oollur. Sin and cook the euitard Until t KllKhtli cllniis lu tlie sp ion. then add he flavoring and the trull pulp If yog wish it it ibould be borne In mind hut the oi lard must alwayi be ju i tw oM before it is placed in ihe freeaef ir it w in curdle am! become granulated natoad of being velvety ami suit iie ddea, it w in frewe more quickly If cold, ,t the be cream is dial red particularly n h w hipped cream may be added alter t is partially frogen Flesh Vegetable Salad. Hoi! twuspoiiml an tomatoes sli 3prl(!s of parsley, one lllee of DUlOO.lil pepper Corn!, ' i-ln clotes. blade of mail.' for JU minute . strBiu ami add, ivhilc hot, one tablespoon! ii! ol linear, .iiu-leaiipiHiiiiui of oelery t11" one table inoonful of gelatine; stir until gelatine s dissolved; set In a pan of Ice water Hid stir slowly until It beglM 10 .hickoii then add one grated eiicumln-r. lite'. Ian b illed artichokes, cut Into mull t .iii- -. lurn into a border mould, let ou ice to ebi! ami become liiui. when lervtng, nasi ild, arrange illoed oma'oes on OUtaldi and four table ipoonfuli maybanal - mixed with six ableapoonfula of whipped cream in nu ter - Beaton iiuiinet Scalloped Terrnpln. Butter a deep baking dish and dust thickly with tine cracker cram ha Add in alternate layers one ipiarl ol finely eul terrapin and dry bread crumb Bumien each layer wttn wnite sauce, and season with pepper, salt, main and uraled lemon I Have ihe top layer of crumbs and moliten with rich milk, adding alio butter cut In small pieces Bake slowly half an hour. Vso l garnllfa of hard boiled Iggg, sliced, for the edge of the dish N. Y. liuc ald. I I Mil THIRD DISTRICT. Cape Girardeau, no. PALL OPBNINO, Well equipped department! in litk' lisb language and literature. History. Matbemntics, l'hysics and Physiogra phy, Chemistry ami Agriculture, Biolo gy, Nature Study, Latin, Creek, Her man, French, BloCUtion, Manual Train inn. Drawing, Music ami Pedagnejy. EDlementary Normal Certi (irate is a limited State Cer tificate. Normal Diploma is a Lite State Certificate. For further Information or Catalogue, address, W.S. DEARMONT, PRESIDENT m in m Wine of Cardui Cured Her. 21i .Smth Prior Street, Atlanta. Ga., Starch 21, 1903. I suffered for four months with extreme nervousqesH and latitude. 1 nan a smkine teellUD in my stomach whii'h no medicine seemed to relieve, ami losing my antietite I became weak and lort my vital ity. In three weeks I lost fourteen sjunds nf gau ami felt that I must nnd neeity relict to regain my health. Having heard Wine of Cardui nratied by several uf my friends, I sent fur a bottle and was certainly very pleased with the results. Within three days my ippetitl returned and my stomach troubled me ii" mm, 1 could dipect my food without difficulty arid the nervousness ra hirdly diminished. Nature performed her function! without ditli.adty and 1 am nin e more a happy and well woman, OLIVE J08EPH, Ir Atinu re-tfty Mfta ruih. Secure a Dollar Bottle of uie of Cartln: Today. MORE PERILOUS THAN WAR Railway Mai) Service Has Q renter Lil ot FltalltiM Than United States Amy, Probably ten Ameikuus realize itim tar army. Cold llgurei whnb bavi ap geared in two official report! of tht got srnment prove abeolutely thui in i WUhiii the real ending June IMJ las' juIj Jl oi 1 in ii San. s inn rs. lu ml i tin 1',.,,1'iin un ta gulai I were killed In action I wi re killed on duty ot deiai bed dUt Twenty one men luty tn the railway man thai i iiue There were n nal imldli is Wounded i they died or wer. the s. rvlce on aeeount in 'io railway mat' on duty. Mtnaei tin- l men i-nnii w maki the ibowlng itltl more lurprlilng, I7K mall clerks wen injured more o. less severely it one compare! th trengtb ol tin corpaofafeu thouiand elerki with ii ' men in ihcr(;n lur army We will Bad that the I" ret ntaga of fataittlee In railway mall servlci Is mm h higher than that In active army duty, it is probable, too, that dlneaee takes oft a greater number of railway clerks In proportion than It does sol diers This Include! tin army In tin Philippine!, when then lialwayimore or liei trouble, It does r ot Include tl U, but the; fuel that mai three arm) "filers lilb WOUld sill, not rh dark aetlvi "Dele lh nowned than thoie of war" eh ' .'hits in i dangen ne leai numeroua, Ha any eongreaaman thouuhi of pemlonlng It ha- not In en done HAND-TO-HAND FIGHTING. fapaneae Ofiicr Tni!s of lavage Bat tle Between Warring ron es A Bum lan Bare. 1 1 was ten o'eloek !n the morning w hen we aan coming oul of their hiding plans a small band of Ruaalaa soldier-, says a Japanese officer writini! in I.-, lie's Monthly That wai the beginning of the ir rceonataugbl It wai ae If some- bod) tun! reived in thli rlvlllied day of ours tin' Kenei from il"' old story books, when swords, ipear bowl nmi arrows wire the only Weapottl of war and men slaehedaway at each other, it w as aetualls i hand-to-hand encounter It was Just ai this time that we saw s Russian officer rile from 'be tanks, and leaning over the dead bodlei of bis met and comrades, and patting himself at he head of the rani.s. try by bin daring snipb' to revive th spirit' of tils men againit the lurid background of blood ami tire he made a nuperb Hun re. alwayi ruibing In front of Iii? nu n his iword gleaming ever over the loads nf the fighting men. At tail Ihli officer ruihed out. ealtlnr llwayi and loudly upon hi . men to follow, Win n he wai WlthlB I few feet of mir men he turned his head n s.. w bet her his nu-n were obeying his nrder lus-'ead of following nt his heel his Midlife were tnitnpllm; upon each other In the mad effort In run away The itKht broke his heart, evidently He turned the point nf the sword he hll'1 held again) himself An Instant later he f'il with his heart pierced t brunch HE FOUNDED RED CROSS. He:.: i Dunant, Oignnixer of Famoui Society, Now Beaidei Near the Lake of Constance. Ill nn Dunant, now TO years old uiul living in Ill-health near th" Lake ol Constance, was tin1 originator of Hi" ited t'niss movement, says the New York W orld It is U yean since he he Kan Ids work und tn since the Interna tlonal convention al Qeneva Dunant ii. i Km Influi nnil by what he had read uf Florence Ntghtlngale'i work in the Crimean war A yell after thi Crimean war he was ul Bolfetlno with Its (0, killed and wounded. For BolferlUO he made ihe tour id Europe, apeudlng tl v. years over It. Some HI Herat of Ihe good Old n hool thought him a "crank." "Wai Is pat I ol i gallant w at It the wiii tnd slain lariat: fadl law Iture, said th is. rlors, "wars will last as long Id and in. n will be maimed n spite of all your hiimant l.i t lh .se civilian! mini! their own business." Napoleon III., to give him bli due.appreclatt d M Dunant, the humanitarian "crank." .t Dunant .i. -o niade friends It the PrUIIlM, litis nut. Swedish. Danlih and Btngllih courts He "scored" nt Inst - at Geneva In MM. A Loniaville, Kv., nan raeeived nt Obrietmaa preeeota handaome ties from seven of Ilis seven li'iemls. The.v came rrom seven different cities. Imt nil exnntly alike, Georeia rarmen ore hnrninn their cotton, and it la expected thai eotton plautere in other Southern States will follow lllit I 81.00 Parcbases a $3.00 Pen. 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