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SIXTH <PAGE THE SUNNY SOUTH Kentucky Inventor Solves Problem of Wireless Telephony (Written for The gunny South.) |HROUGH wood. brick, mor tar and sol’d store; through blocks of business houses, over long distance, through city streets, uninterrupted by the noise of traffic, Nathan Stubblefield, an in ventor of Murray, Ky., has transmitted the sound of human voice without wires. He has devised a system of wireless telephony. The story of how he spent his New Year's day in astounding the citizens of the little west ern Kentucky town will be world history before many weeks. From a station in the law office of a friend over a trans mitter of his own invention he gave nis friends a New Year's greeting by wireless telepfccny, and at seven stations, located In different business houses arid offices in the town, the message was simultaneously delivered. Music, songs, whispered con versations could be hard with perfect ease. Hundreds of people visited the dif ferent receivers during the period of the public demonstration and were astonished at the result. As insidious and penetrat ing as the wondrfui X-ray, stopping for no material object, "the electric enve lope of the earth” bore the Stubblefield messages. This mysterious, intangible envlope is What Stubblefield claims to have made a messenger boy for the mil lions that Inhabit the globe. Nathan Stubblefield, the inventor, is, according to his own description, a ‘‘prac tical farmer, fruit grower and electrician. ’ He owns valuable farming property in the vicinity of Murray and it is here that hts experiments have been carried on. He is 42 years of age and is plain and unassuming in his manner. He i3 the Inventor of several electrical con trivances which have been patented in this country and Europe. His only as sistant in the work on the invention has been his 14-year-old son, Bernard B. Stubblefield. The father has for years been an enthusiast on the subject of elec tricity and the boy has made playthings of electrical devices since babyhood. His father claims that he should have the credit for numerous valuable sug gestions given in the course of working UP the details of the invention. The nature of the apparatus used by the Inventor is not known. He positively declines at this time to give out either technical descriptions or diagrams of the vitai part of his apparatus. All that is exposed to view while, his apparatus Is in working order is the ordinary com mercial telephone transmitter and re ceiver. Within a brightly polished box, which is not opened in public, the in ventor conceals his secret which he says he will i not disclose until it is perfected to the stnalleet detail. Up to this time he has devoted his entire attention to the construction of a transmitter. He will now occupy himself with the completion of an improved receiver which has been par tially constructed. It will, when per fected, bring up the sounds to any desired pitch. In speaking of his invention, Mr. Stub blefield said: ' “I know that I have solved the problem of wireless telephony, and I will now de vote myaelf to perfecting my apparatus. I want it to be perfect ] BVan | 0r when given to the public, Taljts 01 and It is my desire that It Wosdsr* shall not appear with fglds* defects for the scientific w4«0 journals to pick to pieces. . b - my device it will ba pos- posslble to communicate with hundreds of homes at the same time. A single mes sage can be sent from a central station to all parts of the United States. I am confident that it will operate over long distances and even at great distances the transmitter will be no bulky instru ment but quite small and convenient to handle. I think that my device would be Invaluable in the matter of sending out tne United States weather bureau pre dictions, In directing the movements of a fleet at sea and in numerous ways which appeal to one at first thought. I am In hopes of getting a government appropria tion to aid me in carrying cn my work, or at lbast tne promise of its adoption when perfected. The possibilities of the inven tion seem to be practically unlimited, and it will be no more than a matter of time when conversation over long distances be tween the groat cities of the country will be carried on daily without wires. I In tend to continue at work on my device and think that I will get other startling results In a short time.” Stubblefield does not Intimate at what time he will give out the diagrams of his apparatus. His workshop is in his home, which is located on a farm several miles from Murray and all of his preliminary experiments have been carried on with great secrecy on account of- the compar ative isolation of the place. He is quite as proud of the part which his boy has played In working on his apparatus as he is of the success of his public exhi bition. He speaks entertainingly on the question of his invention and its possi bilities. professor M. L. Pence, who has the chair of physics at the Kentucky State college, and whose theory as to why the earth Is a magnet created a sensation in the scientific world some months ago, was seen in regard to the Stubblefield experiments, which seem to have a bear ing on his theory. He said: “I certainly regard wireless telephony as possible Just as much so as wireless telegraphy. In ordinary telephony no sound passes over the wire. Nothing but electric energy is transmitted. Now, In stead of using a wire, the ether may be used, and the energy may be transmit ted in the form of ether waves. The ether is the great vehicle for the trans mission of energy. This medium fills all space, interplanetar} - and lntermolecular. I further believe that this same ether is electricity and that all the electrical phe nomena are due to the same disturbance of the ether. The ether is easily thrown into vibration, resulting in ether waves. Nathan Stubblefield, his son And the wireless telephone transmitter There is an immense variety of these waves ranging from those whose lengths are only a few millionths of an inch to those whose lengths are hundreds of miles. Some of these waves affect the eye and are called light waves; some transmit heat energy. They are all elec tro-magnetic waves and all travel with immense velocity. “The manner in .which these waves transmit energy may be illustrated in this way: Suppose the pebbles on the shore of a pond of water are set in mo tion. This motion will disturb the water, cause waves to run across the pond, and, striking the pebbles on the farther shore, will put them in motion, -the effect thus being like the cause. In a similar way the lntermolecular vibration of the sun is transmitted to the earth through the agency of other waves and causes inter- molecular vibration here. Now, we have this same principle in wireless telegraphy.. At the transmitting, station'an electric current is made to oscillate under very high voltage or pressure, across a spark gap and with enormous frequency of vi bration. The ether is violently disturbed at this gap and" waves go out in every direction. These waves striking an elec tric circuit at a distant station, will set up oscillations in it similar to the oscil lations which produced the waves. A tel ephone receiver will respond to these sec- ondary vibrations, and so far we have wireless telephony. The principal thing at present, I think, is to devise a trans mitter which can be operated by the voice. I do not know fully Just what Stubblefield has accomplished, but the probabilities are that someone will de velop a system of wireless telephony that can be used for practical purposes. Electricians here in discussing the problem go further into the matter than Stubblefield has for publication and say that as in wireless telegraphy, the re- beiving and sending instruments will probably have to be tuned electrically one another and that by this means wireless telephone communication might be had without fear of other people tap ping th'e wireless line. Stubblefield thinks that a transmitter for long distance will not have to be of large size, and in that event European and American houses, with properly tuned instruments, could hold daily conversations over wireless in struments no more cumbersome to the office than the first long distance tele phone boxes. WHerk Atlanta Was Only Center of Trails; Stirring Tales of Old (Settlers :r By Dr ft J Massey (Written for The Sunny South.) N the year 1848 the village- A-HYPNOTIST and MAKE FUN ana MONEY Ittakes but a few hoots to learn. The study *S both easy and fascinating. Hypnotism {* *» e»d]ea* source of fun and wonder. If you know how to hypnotize you perform the most marvelous feats imagin able. You can do a thousand amazing' things that other people cannot do. You can sunrise all your friends and a yourself famous. You can place any ““d* ***** strange and magic You can compel them to thinkTact and feel just as you wish. If you want to ■—F you can do it by girina tertainments, curing or tyyf . __ _ »he art to others. These are three sure ___ kind ever published. It contains Ctfts of Che art. Anybody can jjE **x« th/Hjrp. 5 ’ * ow ** It operated. how U sways the will oflitsoubj. wins undviag e for profit, an I wealth and h . t to or position.amt *« OPMMC hinself health, happiaett. It^jone,,,-- '■ Magnetic Healing and I )ud how to amm laoeaalf ol any pain, ache oe disease. Re-, ■newfcar. this booh la ahaalat— If htt. Siaply write fer it. of Atlanta presented a rather unique and strag gling appearance. ThJ? was my first visit. At! that time there were two hotels in the city.: The Atlanta hotel, on the ground nbw occupied by the Kimball, kept by that irrepressible bonlface, Dr. Joseph Thompson, and the Washington hall, at the! present site of the Mark-. 5 am block, kept by Messrs. Loyd & Collins, where every comer was certain to get a good square meal. These had a lodging . ca pacity of about two -hundred. I was here during the month of June or July. It was on the occasion of the gathering of the annual session of'the grand -lodge of 1 the Sons of Temperance. TRere were present from different parts of the state delegates and visitors, about three hun dred in all. Af least one hundred of ns could not get lodging In the city. So we divided—fifty of us went to Marietta and fifty to Decatur each night, getting our dinners in the city in daytime. I spent one night at Decatur and the next at Marietta. This was considered at the time one of the largest conventions, outsjde of political meetings, that had ever been 'held in the embryo city. The sessions of the body were held in what was then known as the Baptist chhrch, a wooden building on the present site of the First Baptist church. At that time it was about.half finished. The top was on and the body weather-boarded about 10 feet high. We were treated one day to one of the grandest temperance -speeches I ever heard, delivered by Chief Justice Joseph Henry Lumpkin. The next day the good people of Atlanta gave the Sons.of Temperance a barbecue at Wal ton spring. This spring for many years was the grand center point of all barbe cues, political gatherings and other fes tive occasions. According to tr.y recollection, there was a spring about where the present estab lishment of Snook, Haverty & Co. is on Peachtree street. The branch ran di agonally across the railroad in front of what is now Temple Court, and down in the direction of the Catholic church. There was no Catholic church then, or a street to it. Up in the woods, where the capitol of the state of Georgia now stands, I saw a man, two boys and a cur dog engaged in chasing a squljxel. It wa? a dense woods, not even a street out that way. Out on Whitehall street, where Brother- ton's corner Row is, was a wagon yard, just out of town. Lots were offering at 8100 an acre. I became very much en thused and wanted to buy some, consult ed my friends, especially an older brother, who was decidedly opposed to my throw ing my money away on such worthless property. His advice to me was: “You silly boy, what In the world do you want with land in Atlanta? It's nothing but a railroad crossing away out in the backwoods of DeKalb county. There never will be anything out there to sell but chickens and eggs and butter, Chin- quepins and such like. Keep what little money you have and stay down -here in Morgan, the garden spot of the world." At this time there were but few stores in the town, no bar rooms, but several groggeries, or. as an old friend of mine more aptly caked them, “doggeries.” Most of these were even then on Decatur • street. The principal store, how ever. was that of Jona than Norcross on what is still known as the Norcross corner. It was a building about 40 by SO and was very full of goods. The house was not quite complete even then. There were rude steps go up ' Into It on the Marietta fS-ont, but bit the Peachtree side you went up on a couple of saw mill pine slabs through a large door. This house, before Mr. Norcross occupied it, was occupied by Joe Silvey as a saloon. At that time It was only 20 by 20. Mr. Norcross "had, before this, established a one-horse saw mill down on Decatur street, which was run on a tread mill fashion. For a long time this place was one of-^the sights, of the town. It was quite a pastime to see a blind horse “tread out” lumber. There were on Alabama street only a few house? opposite where the present car shed stands. The land all under them was boggy and marshy, and these houses were built.up on stilts. Very little busi ness was done, however,, at that time on this street. On Whitehall, the principal store was that of Clark & Grubb, about midway between Alabama and Hunter streets.. After this it was converted into a negro commission house. The next store was about where Walter J. Wood now does business, and was occupied by Hub- bal-d Cozart. Every old citizen remem bers “Uncle Hub.” He was a good man, honest and honorable, but eccentric. When a customer would call in and price a piece of goods—calico, for instance—if the price was too high and you told him so. he would quietly fold up the goods and place them on the highest shelf in his store and remark: "Well, I’ll put them a little higher then, and so far as you are concerned you might go somewhere else to buy calico.” There was another spring about where Dodd Grocery Company’s large establish ment now stands, and where Temple Court now is on Alabama were the re mains of an old tan yard. Back of where the chamber of commerce oh Pryor street is now located I crossed the branch which ran from these springs on two springy whiteoak rails. At that time Marietta presented the ap pearance of being a much larger town than Atlanta, and certainly did show more attractions in the way of beauti fully laid-out streets and well-built houses. On this visit I met Hon. David Irwin, whom I hadn't seen since I -was quite a boy. During the September term of the su perior court, 1835, held in. Madison. Mor gan county, Hon. E. Y. Hill presiding, a little incidep_t happened that Judge Irwin, as long as he lived, never did forget, nor will I ever forget. I was but a boy, what might have been sa*9 to be short pants,” - only there were no short pants for boVs in those days. The sheriff of Morgan county, by order of Judge Hill, brought before the bar a neat, : pleasant- looking young man and, after ,a few words of cenaure . foe disturbing the ses sion of the court, ordered the sheriff to collect a fine of t5. This the sheriff did, and the prisoner was released. The offense seemed to have been that i this young marr Was a loud whistler, and at that time was a shoemaker, having hie shop on the corner of tfie court house square, and when engaged in sewing on his shoes, he had contracted the habit of loud whistling. This loud whistling had disturbed the judge in the court room. The sheriff had been ordered two or three times to suppress this whistler, but it seemed all to no purpose, whereupon the judge's patience becoming exhausted, he ordered the sheriff to arrest him and bring him before the court. This episode so disgusted the young cobbler with whistling and so impressed him with the majesty of the law and the dignity of the courts that he determined there and then to abandon cobbling and to adopt the law as his future profession. Now,'with what success ever>- reader knows who has kept Informed with the -bench and bar of Geor gia fully knows when he is told that -this disgusted young cbbbler and success ful barrister and once candidate for gov ernor of the state of Georgia was no other than the Hon. David Irwin, of Marietta. Very few men in Georgia have spent much greater and more useful lives than has Judge Irwin. That night, when introduced to him, Judge Irwin asked at at once If I was from Morgan county. I replied “yes,’' and asked him if he ever Judg* whistled on a court house Tolls Good -quare, which amused the Jlory Judge" very much, and he osa fully related the Incident Hiaiself to several friends on that occasion. The next night our party spent In Decatur, which at that time boasted of having the. finest court house In all upper Georgia. Although the conservative inhabitants of that time- honored town refused to let the Georgia railroad terminate within, or even pass through, her corporate lines, she has given to Atlanta some Of her best blood and foremost citizens. Although Atlanta claims Decatur at this time as one of her suburbs, she is indebted to the con servatism of Decatur for her very ex istence and for men- who planned well and built wisely in the embryo city. Of some of the wen who left Decatur for Atlanta, I mention first Mr. John Glenn. He held for many years, in the county of DeKalb, honorable positions at the bands of his fellow-citizens, came to Atlanta and Was employed In one ca pacity, a very delicate one, by the Geor gia railroad for over fifty years. There Is scarcely such another record in the state of Georgia. Atlanta also Is in debted -to Decatur for Judge John Col lier, who so nobly and ably honored At lanta in oft-repeated trusts reposed In him by his church, state and city. Hon. William Eszard was another of Decatur’s best men which she gave, to Atlanta. For geniality, kindness and fi delity -to trust Judge Eizzard had no su perior, As judge of the superior court, many times mayor of the city of Atlanta and as representative to the general as sembly, Judge Ezzard stands as a peer “ e best. Whilst a representative from Elbert county, he was .among the fore most in urging the recognition of the prowess of Nancy Hart, which culminated in the legislature having one of the coun ties named for her.. For many years Judge Ezzard led what was facetiously called the “anti-dog party.” He, with other good men all over the state, waged a relentless warfare on useless curs and ™- e in behalf of the sheep Industry, Would that there had been more men of Judge Elzzard’s way of thinking and act ing out their convictions. Then there Is -the Hon. James M. Cal houn,lawyer, iegslator, brave soldier, and to whom Atlanta will ever be Indebted for the faithful manner In which he protected and represented the Interests of the city of Atlanta upon the approach of Sherman. To Colonel Calhoun’s memory, we are pleased to pay the just tribute that he first conceived and put in motion a project whfch evoluted into the public school system of Atlarita, which has grown to such proportions and Is now accomplishing so much good. Next comes “Uncle Billy H1H.” To De catur’s credit, be it said-, she contributed to Atlanta “Uncle Billy Hill.” “Undo met with a man; they got to drinking and gambling, this man won all bis money. Then he won the horse and then the wagon. About this time “Uncle Billy” demanded the money, horses and wagon back. This tho fellow wouldn’t begin to do. This brought on words which ended in a fight, and the fellow battered and banged Billy so that he liked to have died. For a couple of weeks hi3 life was de spaired of. And this is what Uncle Billy miant by the expression. “Just did save myself." This Is the origin of the pet expression, “Just did save myself,” which has been tn such use In Atlanta and other places for more than a half century. "Un. cle Billy” afterwards reformed and made a good citizen. All the old ante-bellum At* - lantans wilt ever hold In fond memory to,, .‘Uncle Billy Hill.” “Unde Billy was a character unique and origi nal. In "Unde Billy’s” early days he was said to be a "high roller,” but a good business man. Several years before he left Decatur, on account of bis fast hab its, “Uncle Billy" got strapped and lived strapped severar months. There was a business gentleman 'who proposed to stock *Unele Billy” with a wagon a.nd horses and fill it with tinware. In those days tinware was peddled throughout the land from place to place. “Uncle Billy” might go out and try Ms hand at peddling. If he made anything they would divide the profits. •‘UheleTgiilly";gladly accfepted the proposition. At the end'of' two or three weeks he came back' and reported fine success. “Uacje Billy” took a second, third and fourth trips, making splendid returns each time. Ha went out again the fifth timal At the end of the two weeks “Unde Billy'’ dtdn‘t come. At the end of three weeks “Uhcle Billy" didn’t come. At the end of fSkir weeks "Uncle Billy” didn’t come. About this, tU^-iTt ^lj/JBiUy’s” friends h&earte one day about 10 o’clock when -who should appear coming - up-the street with A Story no horses, no wagon, no About tinware, but ‘(Uncle Bil- » P*«*« iy” all alone, walking urssqae with -his- head down and Character, hands.folded behind him. He passed through the town without j,,noticing anyone, went home and stayed a tyejjk. About this time he went down to the store of the gentle man who had stocked him, stood around an hour or,two and weijt back home, with out saying anything about his trip. He repeated this, for three or four days. Finally the merchant asked him how he came out in his last trip. “Uncle Hil ly” very quietly remarked: “I just did save myself,” made, no other explanation and went home. Next day the question was repeated -to “Uncle Billy” and pressed upon him, so he explained that he was as successful in the fifth trip as in the others; as he' was bn hip return home he •the popular auction house of “Uncle ly” Hill, who had for many years In his employment those Inimitable wags, and splendid musicians, Billy Barnes and George Wright. We will never forget their singing “Run, yank, run, Beaure gard catch you,” a paraphrase on “Run, nigger, run. patroler catch you,” which they got up just after Beauregard whip ped the yankees at first Manassas. Cjlonel L. P. Grant afso came from Decatur to Atlanta. A northern man by birth and a southerner by adoption, he contributed nobly to the upbuilding and development of the young city. His many acts of munificence and deeds of kindness to the confederate soldiers can never be forgotten. GVhilst his bequest to the city will ever be held in grateful remembrance by thousands of our citizens to whose health, comfort and pleasure -he has so liberally contributed. Grant park will always be a monument to his memory more lasting than marble and enduring than brass. Last, but not by no means least, De catur gave Atlanta Dr. Joseph Thomp son, that grand old hotel m&n, who knew everybody and when everybody knew. He had • a kind word for every body—one of the- most whole souled men I ever met. Often, when a meal was ready at his hotel, Dr. Thompson would give notice by saying: “Walk in, gentle men, eat 25 cents worth and pay 50 cents for It.” I wonder how many people are now living whose fingers got burnt in the early forties by Dr. Thompson’s trick of handing around at the table a plate of roils, apologizing'for their being cold, that .the stove wouldn’t bum and the cook was sick, when the. rolls would be red hot and would burn every man’s fingers who took up one. Such jokes rendered the doc tor a boon companion and his house very popular. 1 It was at -this house in September, 1848, that Judge Francis H. Cone, of Greens boro, an able jurist and noted politician, stabbed in a personal difficulty the Hon. Alexander Hamilton Stephens. Judge Cone was running for the state senate in •his district and had made a! speech at Monroe, Forsyth, county, cn the Clayton compromise bill, which Mr. Stephens ridi culed and very severely criticised. They happened to meet on the piazza of this hotel. Judge Cone demanded a retrac tion; Mr. Stephens declined. Judge Cone then rushed upon Mr. Stephens with drawn knife and stabbed him several times in the chest, crushing him to the floor, demanding at each stroke of the knife a retraction, each demand being an swered by the words: “No, never!” in the shrill vdfee for which Mr. Stephens was noted. This happened when Mr. Ste phens was very popular and much beloved by all Georgians. When it is remembered that Judge Cone was a strong, athletic man, weighing at least 180, and Mr. Ste pheps being a vpry delicate man, never weighing more than 90, it will be very readily perceived that this encounter ren dered Judge Cone always after that very unpopular. Mr. Stephens was not only badly stabbed, but, in attempting to ward the strokes of the knife £r<*n his person, was so badly cut in -his right hand he was always lame afterwards, so much so that he was compelled to do his writing with his left -hand. • Many are the souvenirs held by his friends even to this day in the shape of letters and notes written by Mr. Ste phens with his left hand. Mr. Stephens and Judge Cone liyed In neighboring towns, and, being the most prominent Jawyers in that part of the state, were often arrayed against each other in important suits. Judge Cone never appeared composed and at himself when arrayed against Mr. Stephens. It was remarked that after this trouble in the management of their cases against each other neither ever called the other by name, always designated him as “the learned counsel.” Secrets ©f Personal Magnet! sm Laid Bare Thousands of Dollars* Worth of Books on Personal Magnetism and Hypnotism to Be Given Away by a Noted Philadelphia College. 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Story and Famous Painting of Roosevelt's Southern Ancestors of New York, and was the mother of Theodore Roosevelt, the presept president of the United States. Martha Stewart, who married Major James Stephens Bulloch, was the second wife and widow of Sei.ator John Elliott, and the daughter of General Daniel Stew art, the famous revolutionary soldier, whose father, John Stewart, Jr., came from Dorchester, S. C., to Liberty county, Georgia, some time during February, 1756. In the list of early settlers who arrived from Dorchester anu Beach Hill, in South Carolina, to Midway and Newport, Georgia, which is published in that most interesting of small books relating to the history of our state, “The Published Rec ords of Midway Church,” by the Rev. James Stacy, D. D., appear the names: “John Stewart, Jun’r, and family, ar rived Feb., 1756. ‘John Stewart, sn’r, and family, ar rived —, 1756.” In the list of births, there is the record of the birth of— “Patsy—To Daniel and Susanna Stew art, March, 1799. Baptized, August 15, 1799.” In the record of church members ap pears the yiame of General Daniel Stew art, after whom Stewart county is named, as is Bulloch county named after our first governor.” In this same “Published Records of M dway Church” is the record of the mar riage of John Elliott and Martha Stewart, 1818; also, the death of John Eiliott, in 1827. Martha Stewart Elliott then became the second wife of James Stephens Bulloch and had three children; their second daughter, Martha Bulloch, married Theo dore Roosevelt, of New York, and was the mother of President Roosevelt. Traveling was not so frequently in dulged in in the early fifties as it is now, and a visit to New York city was an event in, one’s life and not an occurrence of every few weeks, and yet it seems that Martha Bulloch made several visits to the metropolis, which would indicate how well off, with this world’s goods, was her father. It was on one of these visits that she met, and not long after, fell in love with the sturdy Dutch-American merchant, Theodore Roosevelt, and subsequently be came his wife. In 1853 the Rev. J. B. Dunwody was pastor of a small Presbyterian chhrch in McPhersonvilie, S. C. He is closely re lated to the Bullochs, being a descendant Dangerous to Eyesight, is the use of cheap or poorly fitted spectacles. If you are a spectacle wearer write to us ten names of vour friends who also use glasses and you will immediately receive a Home Eye Tester which will enable you to select a fin* rolled gold pair of Dr. Haux famous Perfect Vision Spectacles free of charge if you comply with conditlona within 30 days. Address Dr. HAUX SPECTACLE CO., St. Louis, Mo. of Jane. Bulloch, a granddaughter of Governor Archibald Bulloch. Brilliant Roosevelt -• Bulloch a Marriage Mr. Dunwody received an invitation from his uncle, not only to be present at the marriage of his daughter, Martha, but also to perform the ceremony. He gladly accepted, and leaving his home in'^NMcPhersonville one cold December day, he arrived at the quaint little Geor gia town—Roswell, in Cobb county. 16 miles north of Atlanta, this being the home of the Bulloch^ The marriage, which was performed according to the simple rite of the Pres byterian church, took place in the pala tial! mansion ot the bride’s father, Colo nel James S. Bulloch, on the 18th of De cember, 1853. The house, whiah was crowded to over flowing with gay and happy guests, who had assembled -for the occasion, was beautifully decorated, and the fine old mahogany table was laden with all the good things for which the south and southern housewives have always been famous. After the wedding festivities were over, the bride and groom, according to the custom of the day, did not take a wed ding trip, but remained for several days with the bride’s father, before going to their future home in New York city. The record of the above event is to bo found in a South Carolina church regis ter. It is in the handwriting of the Rev. J. B. Dunwody, and is as follows: ‘Married: Alt Roswell, Ga., December - 18, 1853. Mr. Theodore Roosevelt, of New York city, to Miss Martha Bulloch, of Roswell." Martha Bulloch Roosevelt was an art dent southerner and believed in the Jus tice of the cause for which the south went to war, and maintained her opin ion until her death. Mr. Roosevelt-was as ardent in his be lief in the right of the northern side o< the question, and according to Mr. Dun wody, yhile he expressed himself when occasion demanded, he respected the views of his wife and required others to do the same. The Rev. Mr. Dunwody is a cousin of President Roosevelt, and despite his 86 years of age, he is in full possession of his faculties and is much beloved by all who know him. He is at present connect ed with a church in Walterboro, S. C. MRS. MAUDE HEYWARD. To Get a Beautiful King; Free. Return this notice and we will send you on* of our Solid Gold-laid, Stone-set Rings Free. The stones are exact imitations of Ruby, Sap phire, Emerald, Arnett yst’ etc., and so perfect that an expert can hardly tell the difference. 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