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W liT ie *ie of tile others I
did a . ttenit t to discover,
I a ii in t l tra iht for t l e
blwaksrith shop and found
a sinith t ilsfrg
"iy good Inan. i said, "I'm fon-owed
byi guerrillas. They'll he InI thte town
In at few ni1inutes--. 0an't you give mie
your clothles :I nid let meo take your place
ait the forgo.",
Ile Stoodt with his haind onl the han
(ie of tilt hllt'iiws looking at ne while
what I s.L:hil was slowly making its way
throtugl his skuill.
"Weel, noo." , he aid ait ist.
'eoteh I hitow It. I'll he taken be
fore I c:al ia1t1w hi1 tiideistandit." Thenl
to him11, lI)o y(Ilu want to save tile froin -
death by guerill'
"Thenl taett 1ill thit apron and give It
to Ie it I t-tl. Noit a molit i ten to lose."0
At tis juncture- tlw dpraeposi
tionl I was In entered his brIain, and14 heo
wtor'kedl tuic l y tinough tInce he real
Ized what wasz wanited. I sa.w :1 wool
(on shlirt, wel. lwrin,1nnginig An at
nI'l] IIad l/in. it. put it tin. Thenvi I
took the sitIlh's apronll. rtilt'd Il )iy
sleeves. siitevl iny ns 'tw'ith t'iniers
anld looked Into( a1 bit 41l' b1okeni iirror
resting against th' witden\. wall to Ith
Serve the I'1tte't. I tia i d i pl it d 1t
see tit m y f:-i hi lit1it- y allin1.
"Yu11 Ii z ' " I 1exchaiinwd 1t . the
lie wentI thrg rM 110 1oorl i from
the Sho(p to his <dwellitig' :1nd4 rturne.1d
w ith It r zol', s41:1) i .11I l i il w tt'r. Ill
live miniutks i h:11 sIhorwln I. titoy Ithr
leaving t dark st l '11k ilwn, s i a
''anfu' of enke,4 rubbel int every re
filled lill 8':nell t'. . T ii: :i t U
ali y e f w ta j1ih-.Istll III si 1' il t MlY
own l 1not-l t i i n: t l i t hi14W ii 1'.
ill- thet hanldle 4.f tho l1o-llows. ! lif'::ni
to blow
silith. "Ye takll' l : hIew thu sitillih
" 'lay you l i t wi l. " I 'i th1 .
"and 1 ha.ve s : IhineL_ n1. 1 f'(-r y\' At
tile ( 11e 1 11' til' t il l :In1801 i i- i ( t t
I t w is 1 1111yf 1:ill t e I 1 iIl'I 4 nio l - w
reache'd the Im ultl'freth r w r
'1ny ISign' s Wf (Ih. -.11nirr-ils. :111d thown
tillee or foIIr, 1ode i1n11t) th' t1wn ( nd
asked for ur lt :11r t. 4i l th o 1y s n
1s?. \\'hh-h wav h1:141 we\to '::ld 44th
ant einesht is. n ii h ie t the lullph (!y'iu
ain, 'E 'apo'a tat utha cumt ..rti,'
sinike I'l the2 In -:i.' u u wa n
"to se an ':::nztui tonte of thn.
drewit!' 114 k atl~Sl h t t b l 'n hel
iti did.l rit'Slitn.i" 't t'o il l\
"I)eo th22r.'"a t esl e t Intl.
"\\ti''1 iagl." e. ing tt lw n a nd il
keepuing I~tj rnyta li t'ud frlo A h ing
sel1 1(111 i i'i ti \\tfu-a th liio n.
aii11 nigfr u0,tho:hetw ttwn':" tltil
"tt'slait see2)22ii n Aone." o ~wa
l1'ie rcda taiT.le bto ilewte t:i
wYokbny tehllwr, ld)'t aSO wll
go his, way awhlel ago?"o h a
rod nTo wown n a oy ofa horses
nn af whte mhan anda chlorned to 'ut
This. wiomehin wa dIa t goun'
ey gwkne roinrt 'lont rs- An
shoepine toha at lIttng hats tpu
a"bolrfe yonr the caperain wen two
work.2 ee aein hirhre
atat then ---ro'g dIn': frolled the
run0n. ".\tr yout o'an thrapt [thati).e
on with nartnn ayoian'th
"oanta yo' t s'of a know Opple
litn bea ot." ~ mi elce
Voith, thati fuizn a hifor ano beg
tol cto cautc a wat tof womien. to hie]
taled ofamnliarhl witn aim thet'h
trembled aiorlfartil the woul be'll3ed15
ageai "Wi \'eth tht critter'ls il
"Geryer Sy," orteret thei blk-i
doabuy so. n.
Tiny'j bhcsuthfnse they.'yh
While 1, prtendig to h tr
taed wa gldt ecaeino i
,il1 P. A. t\TCHIEL., .
iittanooga," "Chickanauga," Etc.
gone along thar," pointing to tit- pa
his imieni wvere just dashing into.
"Th' didn't go that a-way."
"They didn't? Which way did the
"D' yer s'pose 1 give f'ae's fo' "otl
A cold chill ran down limy bfack. Sit
was going to teli Ior pay.
"What do yo' want 7
"'Glimme 'nuffo' i enliker dress, a
I'll put yer oil tih' right track."
"This 'If glt it as. easy." Hev drew
revolver and put It to her face. Si
drew back. 1ut this man, who wa
Ibhove ils calling, leve. could pelsis
in ill treating a woman, an1d, lowerini
Is weapoll, lie put his hand In Ill
pocket alnd pulled out a hill.
"That's the stuff ter git fav's with,
saild the wvomniii. "Now, you tills gl
right 'long thar," aind she pointed itu
ite road northwiAd.
"That won't do," sald the captahl
"We just came froni ipn thai."
There was a pl:uwi, it the end i
vhIleh I heard tihe- wo iian say ll it lo
'i'lie voice was Caiiliar. i aw t' i
The o)ld w(111nia wenlt over~ to Il
tmin, taking h ,tin rf his bhuIle relin, h
Igan it wliil-ir to iin e :nestly. Pre
citly I hnthe i' captain say:
''l enn'i doI it."
There wais ruore whisperin.C, atl 1i
the on's attitli f11 knew she w,
lI:ing. WiA she' piading for us
If . n Ih) coul-l this ::od friend be t
tak 111 inui h in itrs t 1in us?
" l'd Io 1- fo' * fil' 3.0 yo rienold, bul
Sh1 fiini 'he I w i t he 1-0l n, slie st rol
Sl hi. 1irse's nlock, sho' l:id her hai,
4.n1 his, all thitl while talking iariestl:
aw I ll lkng til into his eyes. I fanelel
listhiingly. Itilngh I Cold iot Se
hraefor herl bacek was towalrd tt
hil t In :n's5 li.tl was droopili
low.r a~l lwer ller bonnlet fell1 hael
n l hrinck. : id I kinew the old won
:In was.- a n lie
"''I ' r. ',le wh le I ask it?" sh
s,1h41 lnd en1 g h :zli for il to hear.
The rn:n was silent. Tile Struggi
withi hl was plai I in eveiy line o
his ac. Al last lt s:bId:
"Fo' yo' ake little kn, 'l do1 t.
She toik his rough iown hand I
bir litiIt' white one and hent hier heca
Iliwn upon iiIt, then lookinug up throug
irs: "'1 enni giv~e yo' only a trifle I
t'wn:i'dl. captain, dear'. liiss met.'"
liit'linig froin his s:t'ltle, lie reve;
iniIsy muehied hiis liIIs toi her forehead
l oti" in wonditer' at thle stranige sigh
was' nevteiless congra:tul at ing m)i
ill' thait shet liad siecuried the min
rti'nilst to dlraw off't his force whoe
he whole advantage was sp~oile
brioumgh lie Insane jealousy of Capta I
hautinenit. It seemns that the captal
11th dlstdained to hidie with the res
ntdeed hei hoi l nto occasion to h1 ide. Th
:uermri Iahs ili no(t know tihat lie wat
ylih our11 partty, andit lhe was in nio mnor
laniger fronm themli thanii any other ma
,vttl he. ie had, hotwever, ylelde
o Jack's perisuiasit ni10 go into a houS
indt keep out ofi sIgh t. When the gue1
-illas irode inlto town, lie was 8ittinlg b
t window siping a glass of TenneIisse
,vhisky, and at the moment Rtingol
mnitetd the kiss on Jack's foreheat
is Ill luck wouhl havye it, lie htappenie
o hook out of thie window. In anothe
noienit lie was ini the road idischargin
mis revolver at the guerrilla, wh<
ra wing his own weapon, returned ti:
ire. A fusilladie followed, Ringold ri
eilvitng a woundi that lput him hors d
'ombilat. Swayl3inig int hIS saddle, he fe
'inutig to the ground.
Jlaruellne turned upon Beaumont 11k
f nry3. I have seen little Jack In man
I to.werling passion01, but never anythin
Ike this. I1er faice was livid, her eye
iamintg. She tried to speak, but hec
re choike'd her. At last one word cal
pressit e (If her pent uip feelings cam
mt like a istoh shot:
Ilaving thus rollevedl herself to Cai
tain Beaumtotnt, she t urtned to thle pros
Swain in;is ade, hefel faining
trate Rlingold, knelt besIde himn, eroo>
ing over him as If lie had been dear4
to her' than all the world beside.
At thiis mtome(nt a guerilla, wvho Ita
dashed downi the r'oad. Bteaumor:
('autghit sight or himt just as Jack ha
hlited her opIpr'obif'ous epithet. \Yit
fil expi'ession ludiicathing that lie woul
iprefi'er deth to atnothler stuchi word frot
the' gi who had enlthtralled him, hi
started to mteet the invadler. Shol
were exchanged, and the guerrilla te
fromt the saddle. Hie wvas followed I>
another, who shared the samfe fat
whnae a thlr.a pera..s fnyn
he had struack a troop or Confede m
soldiers, turned and fled. All this hap
pened so quickly thlat no one but Deaut
mont and the three bandits had an op
portunity to take a hand In the fight
When there were no more guerrillas Coi
the captain to kill, he vent shyly back
to Jack, who bu1(d witnessed his feat,
looking like a schoolboy who had donc
penance for a fault and wanted for.
giveness. But Jack turned her bacl
on him.
When the firing began, with om
bound, disguised and begrined as I
was, I cleared muy window. Wher
Itingold fell, I was Joined by the othei
meimbers of our party from the houses
Buck had blackened himself for a ne
b gro, and it was he who had answere(
Itingold's questions. Ilelen and Glngei
had hidden without disguise. The peo
ple of the town, one man and eight wo
men, besides children, rushed Into thi
road. I knew well that the absence oj
the guerrillas was but temporary; thal
0 they would soon come down on us in i
"We have no time to lose," I cried
"We must get away at once."
"Any where."
Turning to the townspeople, I asket
1 If they could furnish a conveyance.
' "I've a horse and wagon in my shed,'
said the siuith.
t "Out with It, quick!"
4 Every one of us took a band in liar
4 nessing the team, and In three minute:
0 by the clock we had finished. Thei
we all tumbled in1, except Jack, wh<
declared she would never leave hei
friend, CaptaIn Ilingold. There wna
no time to bandy words, so I took hei
up and tossed her into the wagon
where she fell in a heoap. RIsing 01
her knees, she shook her clinched fis
at m1e and cried to the wounded guer
rilla that she would come back to hin
as soon as she could get away. Mean
while the blacksmith was driving u.
down the road, belaboring his horso
with the stump of an old whip.
STRAIGHT road lay before ui
to Decherd, a few miles dis
tint. The place was of tc
great Importance for the guer
rillas to dare enter, and If we couh
t reach It before they could catch us w4
should be safe.
"Iow much Is your horse worth?"
I asked the blacksmith.
"A matter o' saxty dollars."
"If you kill him by hard driving, I'1
give you a hundred, and if you get ui
to Decherd before the outlaws cai
catch us I'll make It a hundred more."
"Weel, noo, I don't want to be har<
oil a mon flyin for his life and wimne
folk too. I'll do the best I can and as)
0 no money."
With that he belabored the poo
! horse's flanks with the stump < hi
r whip and sent him galloping on ard
There were nto springs to the NA Lgol
but we valued our lives too w. it t,
a draw rein at rut or stone. At one par
I of the road I feared tlat if we did no
hi check our pace we would break
a wheel and be left with no means t
get on save our legs. I cautioned th
.driver to slacken his pace: but, hearin
or fancyinlg he heard the clattering a
horses' hoofs behind, without a wor
from me he applledI the lash. Now w
b ounded into tihe air andl now we wer
LItossed together like (lice in a box.
1"GlIt oop, ye critter!" cried the black
smith mingling Scotch and Tenniessec
S"Don't ye know ye're graggin bonn;
leddles Ilyin for their lives?" Ani
e down camie the butt of the whip. I
Swas harrowing to see a horse forced t
e give his life to save ours, but our aitt
11 atloon was too critical to warrant an
Lslackening of speed. Jack, who of al
eour force was usually most frightene
.at danger ahead and would fight
most vigorously when face to face wit
it, for once acted in reverse at seein
the poor brute meking leaps that wer
S "Stop beating that horse, you brute,
r she cried, "or I'll be'at you!" And shi
spiranig forwvard to seize the whip.
caught her In my arms. Shie looked u
eInto 1my3 face'L anmd burst into tear:
Whether it was wholly sympathy c
Soverst ranined nerves I (did not know
Iprobabllly lbothl. At any rate, I proteci
ed her from the joiting by keeping he
e In my arms, wvhile she hid her face s
that she could not see the sufferin
a "Jack," sid Ilucek, "you're nothi
r but a baby."
."Shut up. y'o' lit tle nigger!" shle crle(
a I could niot repre'ss a smile at tihe rt
tort, seeing wich'i, .Jack realized th
absurdity of it all and broke into
.laugh, while the tears continued to ri
.down her chn'eks.
"Won't yo)' le't meW support yoi' agains
the jolting't" asked Captain lieaumonu
"Yo'7" Do yo' suppose I'd let yt
touch me? Yo' shot my brest friend."
"Do0 yo' dislike me fo' shooting-L
robber?" asked her admirer sadly.
"I hate yo'."
IBeaumont settled down in a corner o
the wagon in despondency. A ft'!
awhile Jack slid dlown beside him
whlereupon lie suddenly lighted up ami
took as much Interest in our flight a
any one of the party.
We wvere a wild looking load to th
few people who passed us. Wheneve
we saw a farm wagon coming or goinj
we would shout to Its driver to get on
of the way. Trhey must have supposen
our horse to be a runaway, for ever;
one quickly turned aside. There ari
pictures of that ride which I can seo
todany, so vividly were they stamipe<
01n my menmory. An old mazn with hi
hands on the handle of his plow gape'
through Iron rimmued spectacles, a wo
4 man In a check gown and sunibonno
Stopped trimming plantS In her gar
1- den arid stoodi with the shears In he:
r hand to gapie at us as if we were a
party of witches whio had lit oil tji
d earth from the moon anid were making
i, ready to take to the sky again. No
t groes, children, country lads, faced the
I road as wve passed anid stood wvonder
b stricken till wve were out of sight.
3J Coming to a rise In the ground wvhere
r- we could look to our rear for perhaps i1
e mIle, we were terror stricken to see i
E man Eboot around a bend In the road ai
ila gallop. In a moment another follow
y ed. We could unot see If there wver<
a" any more, for we passed over the sum
61 mfit. Not far below a milestone toli
- o
us that it was tne iulle to Decherd.
"One mile to their two. Can we not die
do it, driver?" I asked quickly.
The only answer was another "Git
oop!" and renewed hammering on the e
horse's ruip. The eyes of all were out
strained\ to the rear, watching to see no
Just what chance there was from time do.
to time between life and death, while
I examined the carbines, which we had ma
taken care to bring with us, to discov- A
er if they were in good condition. At anc
every rise we could see either one or a o
more men coning like the wind. They pro
--- the
ii the
- on
I d
We cotud sec clther one or mnore men con
InU like the weind.be
had evidently eaught sight of us and be
were straining every nerve to catch us
before we reached Deeherd. I told the san
blacksm ith to lay it Oil hard, wvell Ar
knowing that between uts and our pull* oi
suers was only the life of his horse. 1)04
Ile was raIsing his whip win the bo
horse stumibled and fell, pitchlig most ih
of i1s out of the wagon, fortunately on 6
soft ground. Getting up and running
to the prostrate animal, I found him
stone dead.
NNe were still a quarter of a mile
from the town, and the guerrillas
would be on us in a jiffy. Calling to
the others to help, I turned the wagon a
across the road and directed all to take ,i
- position behind it. Distributing the tot
guns, we waited the coining of the ad
vance of our enenies. Three men, pret- "0
ty near together, catching sight of us, N
drew rein and walted for their con- it
rades. Others soon camte up, and I
counted seven men preparing to charge lo
us. I was about to give an order as to
the firing when I heard an exclamation wi
from Ginger: tet
"Bress do Lawdi"
Turning, I saw a troop of cavalry
carrying the stars and stripes riding
leisurely fron the town. I fired a shot
to attract their attention. Suddenly s
they seemled to take it the situation.
I heard the sharp word of command r
and saw them coming at a gallop.
Glancing at the guerrillas, I saw then C
vanishing in the distance,
t "Saved!" I cried. W
t "De bressed Lawd be t'anked " shout ed
I ed Ginger. er
"Gol dartn It," said Bulck. "ef I'd 'a' I
had a shot I'd 'a' plunlked one of 'em! dr
"'By .Jove," r'emalrked, Ik-.':::ont, star
~ ig at tile api 'toacin ig t r'ool~( rs. "'mil
a prisonler!"
Trice was a puff of smloke' amIonig the' ~2
retreatinig guertrillas, the c'rack of a
carlbilue, andt .Jack fell into llelen's CO
-arms, ad
-Never was the pleasure of hard eatrn- be
i ed success mlore (ernel ly dashed tat tihe we
moment of triumphll. We. hadl fought fo
t ths fiends otY' for days. we' hadt es- Oil
3 calped from thleml to a coveted prtotec- pai
- tion,. antd niow, at the last moment, they
V' had struck us severely. ,iaqiuelitne lay
on01 tile grass, her headi andI shottlder's
Iresting on Ileleni's arm, who stanlched
in hecr sidie. I betnt Over heCr with a 0
groatn. Captain Bleaumlont for a mo- r
L' mlent seemed firetd to chlase the man r
who had shot her, then joined those
about tile wotunded( girli, mutterinlg im- d
e precations Onl tile guerrillas and in.
1coherently begging us to save his little
P Jaqneline. h
"A surgeotn!" I ctrled to the troopers, tri
who were alttinlg oni their horses iook- do
lng on. "Some one go for a surgeon." an
"Ride quick!" said the captain in
r' command, tturninlg to the man nearest
0' him, "and bring a doctor anid a con
'4 veyanlce from the town." TIhen to an
officer: "Lieutenant, follow those men, ar
3 and don't come back till you have cap
tured every one of them. Take 20 [men re:
-with tho best horses. With fresh
- Iounta you can run them all down." has
A man dashed off toward the town ha
1 and 20 more after the retreating guer
rillas. Jack lay with her head on
Hlelen's shoulder, hecr eyes closed, her g
face whlite as a cloth, we all about her,
tdreading every moment that the life
blood would run out. Presently she
' ond her eyes, looked about her, then
fainted away.
"Oh. my God!I" cried Beaumont, "sho's
"JKeep off," cr-led Helen, "and give
b er air."
"Jack," cried Buck, terrified at her
-ghastly appearanlce, "wake upi"
I, with a soldier's knowledge of the
thirst of a wounded person, dashed
away In a hunt for water. I found a
well in a yard on the outskirts of the
r town and, drawing th~e staple to the
i chain that held a tin cup, brought a
t plentiful supply. Helen was still sup
porting her cousIn. Buck was striding
about nervously, with is hands thrust
down Into his pockets, while Captain
15eaumont was kneeling, his eyes peer.
1Ing Into Jack's as though by is gaze
he would ioid tihe life that he0 dreaded
was ebhing away. I sprinkled water
In heCr face, and sile opecned her eyes,
lookinag ab~out hley as iftiunable to under
standl hert surrotandings.
"What's the matter?"
Curiously enough, the words were the
same as those I had first hleard her ut
ter whten, wountded, I reclined on a
sofa at her home.
"You're huirt. Jack," said [Helen.
"Ami I going to die?"
"Oh1, no, dlear. I hope not."
"Don't die," said Beaumont In a bro- 4
Ien voice. "Don't leave me. I couldtn't
bear' it."
Sheo looked up into hlis face sadly. "I T
hlave been a bad girl to yo', captain.
I'orgivte me."
"Ieno.giva yoan 9 loine avan yonr harsh t3
Dh, H~elen," she said, "I hope I yon't
You won't, surely, Jack."
Because if I do I can't dance any
fo' the colored people. Who'll look
fo' 'em, Helen? Papa's away, and
one0 else cares fo' 'em as he and I
rhey'li have you with them for
ny a year, Jack."
n open wagon appeared in the road
I drove up beside us. A doctor with
itchel in his hand got down and ap
ached Jaqueline. Making a hasty
mination of the wound, lie ban
ed it, then told us to lift her into
vehicle. The seats, except the front
,had been removed and their cush
i placed on the bottom. Some of
cavalrymen tossed in their blan
1, and I smoothed them over the
lilons, making a comparatively com
able bed. We placed little Jack up.
it. Helen got in with her, and, the
of us walking beside, the cavalry
ng as escort, we bore her to the
n and lodged her in a room in the
n hotel of the place.
re found the town agog with news
the first day's battle at Pittsburg
iding, and I knew that my general
ild hold himself ready to co-operate.
etermined to join my command at
e. Having been assured that Jack's
and would not prove fatal, I ar
ged for the transportation of the
ty as soon as she could be moved,
n gathered my little force in her
mi and announcedl my intended de
I must now bid farewell," I said, "to
little army, every one of whom has
ome dearer to me than life."
Like General George Washington,"
I Bluck, "sayin farewell to his ossi
9. There is a picture of it in my
ierican school history."
Goodby, Buck. Remember to get a
k and penell and break yourself of
habit of saying bad words."
I will, by thniider!"
Goodhy. little girl," I said to Jack,
iding down and kissing her on the
Where yo' going?"
I? Oh, I'm going away."
I(ei's eyes were gleaming. "Where
you going?" she asked, repeating
k's <Iuestion. though in a different
had managed to keel) mily connection
th the Union army thus far a secret.
w I knew there was no n(eed to keep
To the Federal arny, where I be
'lie m lute agony on Hl0hen's face told
at 1my (isclosure had cost hier. 1Ex
ding m11y arms. I cried one word,
'tenegade!" she hissed.
Ihelen, dear love, hear me1."
'lhe turned her back upon me and
ept out of the room.
1 like yo' ef yo' are a Yankee," Jack
ed after mie.
left the hotel, ily brain in at tumult.
mlng up the road was a little knot
troopers surrounding the guerrillas
1om they had run dowvn and captur
. A few hours ago I would have
ed out with (elight. Now they were
more to me than if I saw thenm in a
1e Atlanta Constitution say s: T he
mnagement of the Buffalo enterprise
uinted upon at least 10,000,000 paid
missions in order to make ends meet,
t when the gates of the great fair
ie closed for the last time it was
uind that the attendance aggregated
ly 8,200,000 admissions, in cluding
The total output of the Exposition
is something in the neighborhood of
0,000,000. From the gate receipts
ly $3,500,000 was realized against
expected irevenue of at least $S,
0,000. Of course, something was
lhzed from concessions, but alto
thor the .Expos3ition r'epresents a net
as of nearly $4,000,000. Bad weather
ring thme early spring prevented1 the
epos'tion from being ready on time,
d thi3 handicap kept the crowds
ck at the beginnmng. Then the
igedy resultang in the Pr'esident's
ath considerably reduced the attend
ce at thie close.
Buffalo naturally feels disheartened
er the tinancial failure of her great
:position, but she has the satisfaction
knowmng that her enterprise was an
istic success in the most critical
ise of the term, and that in many
pets it, was even superior to the
orld's Fair at Chicago. Though she
s been put to very great expense she
s greatly stimulatedl American en
prise and the good effects of her
sat iExposition will probably be felt
many years to come.
Your Hair
"Two years ago my hair was
falling out badly. I purchased a -
bottle of Ayer's Hair Vigor, and
soon my hair stopped coming out."
Miss Minnie Hoover, Paris, Ill.
Perhaps your mother
had thin hair, but that is
no reason why you must
go through lire with half
starved hair. If you want
long, thick hair, feed it
with Ayer's H-air Vigor,
and make it rich, dark,
and heavy.
SI.00 a bottie. All draggis.
If your drugist cannot supply you,
send us ofe dIar and we will express
you a bottl. 19ure and give the nr..'o
For lnfants and Children.
ii Kind You Hlave Always BoughtM
3o ha
The Kind You Have Always B
in use for over 30 years, It
~~ Qand ha1
Allowv i
All Couiterfreits, Imitations it
Experiments that trifle with
Infants and Children-'Exper'
What is CA
Castoriat is a harmless subsi
gorie, Drops aiid Soothing k
contains neither Opium, MO
substance. Its age is its gun
and allays Feverisiness. It
Colic. It relieves Tet'.Aing I
and Flatulency. It assinmila
Stonach and Bowels, giving
The Children's Panacea-Th
Bears the
The Kind You Ilai
In Use For O
Fred Wellhouse, of Kansas, has 1,
210 acres of orchards, an( his apple
,rop this year is 60,000 bu-hels. le
is known as the 'Kausas Anple King."
[n 1875 lie was an earner of day wotges.
From the Up-To-Date Carpet House
1517 Main Street, Columbia, S. C.
Write us for Samples of anythiuz in
our line. Goods shippe(d anywhere in
the State free of freight. We are a!
ways busy. No dull days with us.
When in Columbia, Comne and see us.
Anybody can show you the place.
T'~HE W'ORLD hbas money in it. n
j a Business Eiine;. p1 w!ll help.
you get your sha--. Our mt~~h
odls will furnish the. fon -'fon for your
fortune. Iaquire abou us. hlu n s
meni arr calling upon us alimost dal~y
for employe~cs.
Stokes' Businiess College
We cani use it for cotuton. Will sell
Limited numnbcr of our i per cetnt. certi Ii
u'ates. Intecrest payable .Iant j iy andl . u lv.
1'hie best Cotton mnill invyes, ment off~ered
Anmounte to suit. Nvi dep-r.ct~ian. Re
leerr able oit shoirt noti1ce Guaran(Jteed(
by 850,000 00 )aild in cap2ital !C
nit direct anuo on receipt of mnoney we willI
mail certitientes same duy .
J. B. l~a.im, Pres. and Treas.
Fingerville, 8. C.
$25000.0i IN GOLD GIV PN A WI4Y
:o our agents besides the regular comnmis
tionis. for selling our siplenidid line HIOl I
l)&Y BOO)1( for' 10)01. No big prizes
.o a few, but ever y nagent gets a share.
"'ifteetn years' busintess record back of this
ffer. H- an dsome sample-casie outlit only
l5 cents, deli vered
Order outlit andi secure choice of terri
oryat, once. Address I). E. iti 'H t'n
A Business Course
Bookkeeping, compllete course..$r> Cx
itenograp~hy and Typewriting, comn
plete course....................... (0 00
Positions secured for graduates withto ii
,V. MAsoN, PRINcIP'AL. CntAct~tiSroN. 6. eI
A Young Man
Should attend a college with an establish
ed reputation. A diploma from Converse
Corr norcial Behool miakes it easy to secure
the best, positions. Thorough work ; best
equipment ; posItions guarant eed.
A ddress B. W. OETslNO10 R,
8partatiburg, 8. C.
F eel Badly? from lllgesin
Dyspepsia, Want, of Appetite. Loss of
strength. hack of Energy, &c.? Take a
ow doses of
Murray's Iron Mixture.
A (lenmune Blood Tonic.
)nm farming lands. Easy paymnents. No
omn missions charged. Borrower pays ac
ual cost, of p :.ectirg loan. bInterest 7 per
ont up, acco ding to security'.
Columbia S. .(
usiness College arnd School
of Shorthand.
Jheap Board. ISituatione secured~
Miore calls thanir we can poSsily3 till. Guntt
Cntee of positlonts ba-ced by ',t%0, CouI-~I
tnexelled. Enter anym t hma. ( talog~ue free c
addtrosR, COlUtMIt A4 , I, '.),g, g
OLUSIulA, s. C
* OPEAT'S Fend1 For Catalogue,
OLI:EGIC, A ddress WV. H. Anefacot, i*
(Official Court Stonog
nrLUMBA a.C I raphr- sid u.
night, and which has beea.
as borne the signature of
s beon imado under his per
ipervisioni since its infaney.
to one to deceive you in this.
tid " Just-as-good" are buti
and e4ianger the health of
ec against Experiment.
itute for Castor Oil, Pare.
yrups. It Is Pleasant. It
rihine nor other Narcotic
rantee. It destroys Worms
cures Diarrhia, and Wind
'routbles, cures Constipation
Les the Food, regulates the
healthy and natural sleep.
Mother's Friend.
signature of
re Always Bought
rer 30 Years.
Condensed Schodulo of Passengor Trains.
In Effect Juno 80th, 1001.
Vos. Expr. FtMa
Northbound. No. 12. No. 88. No. 34. No. 80.
Daily. Daily. Daily Daily.
Lv. Atlanta,OT 760a 12 00m 12 20 p 11 p
Atluuta,1CT 8 60 a 1 0Up 1 20 p 1196
" -norges.. 9 bia ........ 1 52p 1 29sa
Buford..... 10 W0 ......... 2 10p 301&
Gainesvillo 10 7 a 2 251p 2 45p 2 286
"~ Lula. 10a 2 48p 8 08p 2 49A
A ........ b 8 p ........
" M t. Airy... 1128 a ........ is 80 ........
LY. Tooom..., 11 tSO a 251 8 5 8 40a
tr. Elberjon... ........8 45 P 46p 11 E8a
v. lberton... 9 00 a
Ly. WiINV ter 12 Samli .... 4 5P 4 14&a
Sonoca..... 12 4,p 4 00p 4 40P 4 85 a
Central.. 63p.........5 03p 600&
Greenvillo. 2 84p 5 18 1) 5 55P 5 55a
" Spar'burg. 3 89p 041) ( 65p 6 3 Ma
" Gatin-.... 4 28 p 0 4 7 82P 7 43a
"6 Blck urg~ 4 47p) 7 "lp 7 48 p 8 02.
" KindMt.. 15p ........ ...... n
" Gahana..6 4Up9..........8 28 p 9000a
" Charlot to., 6 40 p) 8 18 p 9 15 p 10 05 a
Ar. G4ro'nsboro 9 55 p 10) 47 p 11 42 p 12 48 p
Ar. D)urham... ........ Ua1 a247
Ar. ltaleighi.... ........ 2a6~5 8
Ar. Danvillo .11 25p ptS~ 2 8
Ar. Norfolk.: 8 380 ~ 8
Ar. lijehmiond U 0W a 63 00 a1 0 00 a 0 40 p
4r. W'hlngton. ........0 42a 7 85 a 0 00 p
Ji'mlore. PA......... 8 00 a 9 15 a 11 85 p
"Ph'dolphia.1...10 15iia 11 85 a 268a
New Y ork.....12 43m1 2 03 p a 28
FstMa IVes. Expr.
8outhb1ound. No. 85. No. 87. No. 11. NQ.8S.
Dnlily.fI Ddly. Daily. Daily.
Lv. N.Y., Padlt. 12 15a 4 30 p..... ... 8 p
Phdlpi. 8 goaJ 055p ......... 05
Baltimoro.. 6 ..2 a 9 20p......... 827p
Was't~n. 11o5 10 4 p ......... 9 55
Lv. liichmiond;.. 12 O p 1184) p 11 80 p
Lv. Norfolk.... 9 l5 a 7 40 p 7 40 p 7 ~p
Lv. Danzvlle.... 6 48 p 5 50 a 0 10 a 4 85.a
Lv. Ralqigh -.. 8 50p 100.a 1 00 a 100 a
Lv. Durnamn... 4 48 2 80 a 9 80. a 80
Lv. G4ro'nsb~oro 7 10 p 7 05 a .7 87 a a
Ar. Charlotto.. 9 45 b 0 25 a 12 85m a
Lv. Gas11.tona... 10O42 p......,...P ~ua
": King'sMt.. 11 02 P ..... 1 p 18.a
G (affnoy.... 1 42p 11 08 a2 9a
" Spar'burg . 12 20a 11 40 a 8 pa
(renval . 1 28 a 1 40p 4 48
" Toccoa............a....
..v.M...A..ry... .. ..... ........ p 17
~orijolia... 8 40 a .... 290
" aufod..... 4 20 a ..... 9? 008p8
Norros. 527 a......84 p
Ar. Atlanta,1iT 6 10 a 355 10 15 p 4
' AtlantaQ 5 0a8 5.9 5 5
Detween Lula andI .thouas.
No.11- No.10
Ex. No. 18. STATfONS. No. 19. Ex.
sun. D~aily. Daily. Sun.
8 I15 B 815p Lv...Lula .Afr 2s 1 p
8 45 p 8 45p >" Mayavillo 1p p
01p 02 " armnony " I2 p p
.> 4 45 > Ar. Athious .Lv 12 4
Nofteo li~ nnection 31 0 a u
"A" a. mn. "P" p. mn. "M" noon. "INa night.
Chesapeakce Line steamora in daily service
bot won Norfolkc and lbltimnoro.
Nos. 187 and 88-" Washingtop and 8outhwsb
Drn1 Limiltod." Solid1 Pulm n erain4 be
posed oxolu.sively of fni Pt oulman da'i~n
at latest.(demlga thronlg betwoon 1wYr
and( Atlan a. 'khroughi Pullman aleepig cats
L)Ot weent ow Yorlt and Neow OrIn,
Washington, Atlant a and MJontgomeor '41
10 botweon Newv York and Mom hisW
Ln toni, Atlanta and Birming ia
n ~land I brarY obsorvogti rs i no
betwoon Atlanta New Yolk , eaZrs
ierve all meals onroute, relm~g
3ara botween Gr~onsboro and
soaoh service on thi train. hee 'iinswl
itop at G~Ialnpavillo, Lula, To on Q~
ioy and Blaokaburq onlytiaQn jo
road and for and from Grento
m4 spartanburg-Oolumbi a
N os; 88 and 8'4- "Atlanta a
rs.*Local train betwoq a i~aaa
Otto, connooting at C arot g hp~o
am anmbers for andi rora aoi
rand the east. carryg ron
%and rlo h om g;
Jns orale oen$a
N os.815 and86--"i ~td sat9 jitMai'm
sid bot woen WVaghnton *n Ny O~
inas thernuqR wa, WI'lM S
rough wiho o4 e q o pasosev.
ta an Mton omory a wo
oinnd apd tat 1. oie~~
Eajooiaattenuon soa Yevo
ao rlha m o reez~.

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