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“SAVE ME! OH. SAVE ME!"
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By Tlirh# Ho;. f n
•*TUfc J# fCOM th* man*.
lir*t thought. *’o, If X ukJ pro%# it
lie lay tbera (v tbe bu r r- .1 rrav
afraKi to inov alt - . i
mo frk. What ?f!ir• i| him . htefty ■•*
m woadrrfui *%• of ft- o; r .; nn
Ir* h iwvor tht b* hatl i t kr* n for
yaaf* •It w . unr l>ke ch.it ur ilirre,"
be tho juft t
Wit hoof Ilf* nc Mmulf be turret! half
ro :t*L ir.ii I w # -iu <1 - *
• •as. Th**n it v ► tint he b**. • to Ihi *
!. v.i ftkvf ai<) ithiki I Mrul him
tHU twenty yinl aw iv rm* tne ton#*
l ■ k m* of t*ie | r
That K fHwf, U w ** true. then, he hvl
ry.apftl, be vm* fn All the oirrrj
•mi. in I'** *•*! I*, th v r t* *l*l
rxtry y!■ m*! *.iv ,|. r If* k* I nut
%.*■ |, h|xi i.*a-l c * i;-*l ms )*ra. Wit
fi file lit rti ! h*i <. i i< i'll |r
all I;'.*• real o i bl at in ■’ lie
ceokni Mm~- if f r 1 r Mlitg t> nml fro
in th-* we* t, i*eH *• yru-- It e* m )
•l Ml on - *< luinni Hr h>il lonic- i
o a.- i'< b hml dr urmnl of * afiitiff,
an<i lie had • ipHl
T . I u\4MkM' f l *nv l:r had done it.
bu< he M *>t in the I* -t rtm* n. rr
vl.i led h!; • tied fc i •e I > bid i .lit*l
bia etU '• r %\*'k In t.ie rarpr Mr
fn the jflernooi It |•mszl*l tun >-t it
did fxu -• **n •* etiai i- H HK'-ugot
be tn wt ha* alipiwsf fn !*tttr? binr -If
tk>vi trom th*' wn t and faint* i on fall-
Snc Hut h* %.% not hurt In the I* **t;
. had t*v. r l * aii n tr* t ali in hm.
•u h liahtro .
It w<* i k r h flight of and immer;
■vo tn<-•. nf'l ii y tie a'ofjitrer if it
•tar; it mii-i the v*ry nifrht h*- had hyp**d
to < '.|*e In. He a.it up If the grata.
• r*d * atcid* !*1 w, it t e!K.ykl h>, taried
Rls mother stood over him stroking his far* an.l crooning to him.
Jt over la his mind cvniartjbly, without J
the ii aniifty.
He Vuukl go ttooiff. Home, that hud ;
•tfniei §o far whti they locked him in !
•it ti.ght— *verv rUitht of ix ijiicmlitii?
freir#—mcmNl rww no further than the
%U*‘ of thte wwrm. dark. q.i*t flrll where
ato one i\ u xt.rrinx He *.• uru he
oukl ba home before lityli*rhr
Ho cn|H to hw fart, nwi ;hen. dark qk
1t w, he ia ■ that #* viuud very high
He iniuioi the whltewowoal r tf of the
* and, wti.uh he could Mine at touch with
til* head. roMohing on tipka, •.) tho
wena* of sp*.• atwv gave hint u f*eitii; I
%H rioter high: iiihJ tie naked himaelf I
If it were f.*i>aeabie for Idm to bo *een.
AU thia time he hj<i been utterly alone
t&iteJ tht ene of wdltude mode him think
\hat h tael pu t tha prison leiAguea he
hind him; but at he etood up he hoard
• voice, or voices, not very far away
Th echo of the yokes ►hook hltn; he
r-tii mi* re,| that, w hen hfr flight was
di' ovfr*(|, he would be pursued He threw
himself m Uie grwa-* agli. and Ugan to
ateal away crawling Then ha roae, ran.
and atopp* I.
There were no lights about the prison
He stayed, p tntlng. |rha|t they* |i,<|
■*< yet found out. Hut he could eo
shadow flgurea growing In tha block be *
yond; hi wkmi certain that he saw them;
they made mark* upon the darkn.se If
thay wren? wanders, there ehouk! •* lan- !
tarns with them; lut perhaps they were
•routing with th*| r lantern-* hidden, and
would form a cordon round him and
close In on him. He forgot the hops of
born.* and run blindly for eafety Ho
wished, in hie terror, that ho wi-rv back
•gain in prison
The whletia of an engine sounded; It
aecrisd not very fur In front of Mm and
Im ran toward the sound He remembered
that the prison whs quite close to Istndon; !
the tr iln, if he could reach It. might carry
him theru. or fat out into the country.
Ha w.*e quite *Jt now that ho was
bulng followed, and he rati headlong, with
®o thought but of saving himself. If hr
could but h the railway!
Now and u train he unimbhi, nrvl utuv
h/ fell heavily; but hr fell t* hurl, him
was ararcely oouartou® of th< sho**k. In*
I- i*ved he could run through the nlgnt
without f ittguc. lie thought of what
would happen to hltn If hr wrre taken;
he could hear the wwrdem* htn kb* of r**
vsnge. as they hammered round his an
kles the irons he would have to war
waking and alee ping for six months.
The scrub that ho was travrreing had
is. end. atd In the dark It was as track-
J* ** ■*> ad -rt. yet in the cell the tnsn
had guru times tv ard soimds of life out
then-, vnualo even, and far-off echoes
of laughter, and he knew that, desolate
end his k as it was. he must even now
bs almost at loi)l> edge. HlreHn
were lighud. and fwople going to aruJ
fro in ih m. and shopmen at their doors.
It m.ght Is* not allow* a mlk* away.
Then, it ► he roriUftu*Hl running,
tra • and j).!f th*- obacorlty of the
t ghi an t&rrrgular i irge outline right
!r front of him *t>*l th** m.*n went w nk.
lb inking he had tv*en moving in a circle,
and hud reached the prison again Steal
to# closer h* -uw that this was a place
with a low t. ill, and Iron rails above* It,
nl tires overhanging, and he bore In
mind the great cemetery of lon<Joiu and
that thia wh It. More, hs was
now certain of his whcrcalnMit*.
Hr h 1 stopped right iigatnet the cem
etery g.wc. and could see lights In the
lodge it -id©, and lit move*) *way and
crouched In an tingle of the wall, and fell
again to listening It was so still that the
man's heart ceased thumping; he had not
last his freedom yet. Than, again, he
beard tha save vyu*l* of an unglue,
hard It * learly than before, and
knew that h* a drawing clo* r to the
He motel alone homing the wall of
tha r*metery # arh h was a deflnlte
*f gutdan*a. ltut th a ill > md to
I out interminably ird h** fan I*-*!
that If he r<- ild climb into and rtrtk<
tirriwe the remefery, he Wotild eome out
within •* lut e >f r*. rif!wa>
iW Hh rcareely an • ffort he lavnhered
over himself eurpn*ed how wift and
mi;tie he im grown- and a#oil m ! t‘
, .lene leafage of the hurt t! groun*! In
irtmrr ible wh ,f e j ttlv how* \ f.
1 around Mm but h** avoided the*e, .-
I .* n at . ? e to a leer a • w
among the tomb* and grave*i<>m m * k
ing always the tm)gme*t ♦oarer H*
had ma<le hut a ehort dia’iinre from b *
Tiolnt of entr • far every at p mf* It
find gr|r| In the utter darhme* of the
• • n>-t‘ rv. when agafn ha had a vivid •• ne
if the nrarr.ee of another pnwiwt ll>
-lUpl* -if fill. Mil v* -i t> th
ground Thi- tlm*' h* wa not mistaken;
f**ef w* re on w* grn'* l p ith t *' !oee t.i
him—whet bar In front or !>* bin 1 he rout I
not ##di for **r tin
He had rr 4 \ * I a where the 011
war ft-* u; ** *. ?. :i;inid, h*re not .*o
mu* h a ft h tdirw mound to h**tter bv
How foolhh h** had b*er> In • • * ring the
remetery* th* v would aend th at on.-e
i ’ *r *h*-
feet moving softly on the gravel uvd now
they w<>r* ao n<-*r that, though he him** If
r*uM ditlnKul*h nothing he thought he ,
mu*t ure|v be perceived The
if thl* la .im nil at orv > I fob rabi* It
would he lese easy to be .k n If he w re ;
upright ar.d able to grapple with hi* op
ponent; ard }'* to ht feet nd turned
round Another m.m **t*>*>l h*re. po near
that he roil Id h*.ir the quirk heata of his
breath. He own breath nlmog reaaedk
Neither of them moved, and the man In
flight tontlertd If the other vnan were !
,afr.. l of him I* made him the more de
termined to fight hard; if the other man i
were a warder h* would lx* armed, but
the prtaoncr would try €•> get to fyla ne< k
and throttle him.
"Let's know who your are," said the
man on the path.
The voice* was rather conciliatory than
threatertng and the prisoner did not rec.
cgnlta It. What If this other man should
be t> at-ifg. too? They might fly togeth
"It's all right.'* continu'd the voice. "I
ain't doin’ no harm, mister."
What a wild, happy feeling welled In
the convict! He fait strong and light-
I mbed as b Uxe
' All right.’* he said.
Common speech, the speech of free men
which he had not used for years, was
strange and dlftl* ult to him. It was hard
not to say "sir " to the man, who wan
"I thought maybe you was a cop." said
the other, "though 1 don’t see the harm
of a chap turnin’ In her** for a bit o’
sleep I ain't no grave robber. I m on y a
How the convict wished he could change
places with this homeless creature, who
had crept tn to sleep anting the graves*
With th** wish came the thought that he
stood within lhe danger of the man. who
must presently perceive his jf ><iii suit.
If the man Informed against him at the
prison they would give him a reward,
and one must h miserably ioor to come
hare for lodging lie stole a cunning
glance downward at himself, and observ
ed ama**lly that he wis wearing, not
•he prison clothes but his own the suit
he had worn six ytars ago. on the day
h. was arrested Ha could riot Imagine
how ha had affected the change, which
gave him u much security, but it In
creased greatly his f-• ling of elation. Tie
urew nearer t the friendly tramp, who
had addressed him as a superior
•'You wasr/t a-goin to sleep here. I
reckon, mist- r? Maybe lest your way "
The prisoner caught at the suggestion.
"Y s," he said. "I thought this might
be a short cut to the station Isn't then
a station over there somewhere? To tell
y *u the truth, I'm In a hurry, and got
over the w all "
He felt confident and oven -afe. wear
ing his own clothes, and spoken to with
dale fence by this |oor outcast In el*
years he had scar, cly had a word that
was not a command.
"Take this path I'm on and kesp
straight ahead." said ihe tramp "If you
climbs the wall at the end. you nn see
the railway lights. Hay. you ain't got a
cippcr or two. sltT*
Money? II had nut known#h. tomb of
mom) nil the years of his imprisonment
one. about a year ago. fre hid seen a
warder take some silver out of his pocket,
arid s nee th*n h* had never even looked
upon a coin.
*1 hope you will believe me" he said;
•*I have rot any money whatever with me
—not a penny piece I shall have to Is g a
ticket at the station "
• All right, mist* r." returned the tramp
"I believe you They’ll give the like® of
you a ticket easy "
•Hood night, and thank you," said the
Good night. mister *•
As he Itirmd to *<>. the convict saw
something iihtnln# on the noth behind the
Hump H*> Mooi>l Mtlftiy, unotwerved
mid picked it up It ■ a ntxpence. an.!
ha thrum it tn hi* po'ki*t ullh h f**p!lii*
of triumph nd d.Jluht. und no mu.’ l
■II of itutlt Th trump hd reminded him
that he needed money, it wn, not far him
to ek how the aleptmce hd come there
Ptrh*pe It hd flln from hie own pock
et; It mlttii hove been mleeed when hie
ctothee were ramrehed
He now befen to move with ellenl
epeed nlon* the path, nbatltik iiothlnß of
hie watchfu’ncM of er yet with btter
(.guie| u.en be bed hitherto felt. H*
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ft gh' m t'iil mre that his flight had
!K>t >♦ le*n duvovered in the prHon
Tno AH 111 t • “pfei-ite .-ie >f Ibe retn
rf. ry wmp i• n*l and - 1* ? H. he be
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f<KW l il gui. kly i ih> rmt..iiikm< nl,
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mlt.ihl th*. Inn.-. 4.1.1 li*> ikiwfl In
i> til* i-ritraimnf lunh. r
Th.- of Unlit h'.m. > >rJ J.hic
th- ill), that miKl ln.|i.t th.- alalion
only ,’yi yanta or h from rtl •> *'•>
(ton it i ■ n. bii paclMl 1 1 f
f..r ih- *prn . >< * II a- th.-r.-, a for
tune Ir. fliv.-r. If In- 1111 a ll* krt f-.r
two or thr--o prmo ho < o*il*l IT. trial to
alrrp in th- Haiti mt Ir - .rr.rd far out
Into th.* country, or an oullay no ar.-ai. r
—ouhi prola. >lj *um.* to i--ar him Into
Ih* hoart of Ira .lot.
But ho r. fl- tod Ihrrr irn that, sine*
tin* -i .loiihltr*. thr l.ioa. ii*.ir!-i lo
Iho |.rtson, warth-r - atul |h.!i- <■ would to
a purely t.* l<.kinK for him there If l
-< r* known itvat h- had broken ui. Th*
station ina-ier and liis staff would ha.-
l-n wained. n< or*. iiir of *y* then*
hut would lx- spying for him. all good i*-r>-
l. would hum th* .-onvtct down ll*
gnashed lit* teeth and kwuTO they should
lad lake him.
It would hr prudent, however, lo re
treat a lltll* way up th* luw ■ Th. ro
nil.-ht he another station within at. *sv
walk; It he lay In Iddlng Just outside It
he might contrive to slip Into au empty
carriage when the train -topped.
11.- ,ro -.1 the lit'., drawing him*. If
over It Inch by Inch, so a* to hava th*
embankment l.twlnl him and hi* pur
Ilia ja-rll notwithstanding. 1 *a *tlll
meet sweet, this sense of lilairty m.der
the soft dark -k>, and the lr blowing
so g. trtly <a. Ids la -■-. I’jli.-lef and inutt--*
of hom- .stme before him again. There
.vonl.l he no one In the room except his
mother; eh* would he sluing at ihe open
window looking out across the soundless
ft*ids thinking of him. lie would see no
change in her the neat day. unless her
hair were Just n little whiter Hhe would
walk up and .town the garden with him
pretending that nothing had happened;
hnt he would have to guard agwinst Ihe
ac. of Ihe shock to her. He had
never let her visit him In latent), but he
had kept himself |n the flnst chits, ao tha
he could receive the letters she was al
lowed to write him every three months
He remembered every word that she had
He had started running again; he want
ed *o lo- horn* before da.light.
A train clattered paet him. going out
from London. He was on the country
aide of th* line, and would slick to that.
• l* moved along hugging tha wall of the
c met cry.
m - rm itwMy, msS otter hghta grew
In friwt of him; ho was i taring ih> next
station. He fattrwt In toward the plat
form. Just as th* train was starting again,
sprang at tha handle of th*- last carriage
ontil there he w.i-. quite eomfortable n
the cushion !t %vas a long. open, third
class carriage, with rows of scats in front
of him. but no other pas.-’nger. He would
l e carried out lnt th- e nmtry; h would
>*iip awv from the currlago as he hid
elipprst In—for he was quit* ovuro tha
he was riding without a ti* ket—and then
he sot :l run hot f**o: it row the field<
and bo home by daybreak.
He did tint khnw at nil nt what ata
tion h had go: in. hut It was so large
that he thought it mutt be a Junction.
*nd he reckoned that the tr tin must
travel far before it stopped again. He
•lid not want to sleep, but he settled
himself restfully urn) cloyed his eyes
When he opened them a gain the car
riage was full of people, and they were
all watching him. Such, at bast, wn*
hi* first Imi-rodon; but when he ven
tured to take stork of h’s fellow-pas.*cn
gers ,l did not ipfienr that h Was spe
flally <bervfd. There were women In
tb* mrrlag*. and their presence thrllle|
•he man who hnd rot looked upm a
woman* face for yeirs. Most of all
was he fascinated by i child In a whit*
tn* k rutwing a doll affectionately mi
her kne ll* iv> tld have given any
thing to spaik to her, but h hal lived
wi k*ng in slier • , an*l ‘he dn id of be
ing reported for a word, that lie scarce
ly km w how to talk Ttvrr were m*fi
r*'tidlng i and others chatting
together; they were free and had no fear.
He llk*-d all lhe- people; he felt secure
among th* m; he did not think they wrould
The r in again. anl the man
h*>k*d out citriotisiy for the name *>f th
station ll* did not r* ogntx* It, but
that gave him no uneasiness; he was
. nfl*K*nt that all war- going right. Thai,
•* the train moved out of the station, a
sickening terror fell on him. for in the
other torner of the carriage a warder
eras sitting. The convict had not seen
him get in but wa. sure he had not
been flier** before.
The warder wit* In plain clothes. a If
he wero enjoying an evening off duty,
and he held a pipe In hi* hand. He did
not took at the convict.
The convict had a momentary Impulse
to act defiantly and engaged In talk with
tha people near him. as if he were free
like them. Perhaps this would deceive
the warder, who might think he had Iwen
liberated; It wa* even possible the warder
plight not know him to his gimltmati *
'oth. • But hi* tongue would not move
~rsl his mind w# quite vacant He had
tan mio a world wherein he was totally
a etrnnger. even If he were able lo talk
. had no I.wet for conversation ha did
n .t k. t.w a ..it ws happening anywhere,
lie sh ank attaui-l Ihe door wl'h his
lac.- turned to the window.
Th* sent opposite to his was empty, and
the warder mov.il down th* carriage and
took It New .it last he was recognised,
ittlll th* w arder'said not a word
The train rolled-slowly on. It was not.
as the convict! hail persuad.-d him-,-If. It
must Is an expr.--*. bul u local.train,
imiklug the tour of the suburb#. When
it b. gin to *,*- ken xpecd'again th* man
tried to brace hltnself Ar a rueh. but he
lo.nd that his limb- hid no |>w.-r to
obey his will h sat ttrsler th. horrid
.-I ll of the warder opposite and could not
Th* train creaked IrWo th* station, and
stopia-d. aid. a* In ;i dream, the man
l- .ciu Id* f, llow-passengers leaving the
rrrtage one by one. the little girl In the
whit.- fro k. atwl all of them, he eat and
w it I • 1 tltem go. at and itared not and ro d.|
rot follow "him T e guard slammed the
door, the train w*i orse more In motloti,
ntiil the min and trie w ir.ler wer* done
This must be the situation the warder had
been welting for.
lie hel l up hi— pipe and said: "Can
you give me a light "
Why would people torment him by ask
ing for thing* whe-h Hey must know he
. .ulil riot possibly p sees-? A eonvlet has
ih ni.gi.-v and no matches, tf a match
were found in him he would be severely
punished l ut thU reflection was ut orv■*
driv.n from hi* mini bvwanother aid
rnin It mire vital one It was that tin*
ward r did not b lot g to the prl- n from
whi-h hr had Just .Mai* I That had
to v.r Mruck his thought until the warder
stroke This warder was attached to the
staff of a great prison In the south,where
the runaway had served thr. e year* of
I * * ntem-e. Perhaps, after ell. he ha I
forgotten him: p.-rlt| he did not even
"No." the man replied; "h* had not a
mat -h about him Now, would hla voice
' sler-ms lo me." *!d the warder, look
ing him full In the face, "s* ms to me 1
ought to know you. What * your name"
How horrible the man could not recall
Ills own nans This must be fatal. nd
1., gave hlmtelf up for lost.
"You're Harrington, uln't you?" contin
ue! the wanler.
Barrington! Charles Barrington! Tes,
that was his t ame ll* podded
"Ah' Just so I*et me was It flv*
years or seven, your little lot? '
The man bethought himself that If his
s.iitence had heen only live years h.
would hav.- regain. 1 hi* liberty before
this; and h> answered "Five ”
"Kept out of trouble atnc*. 1 expect."
pursued the warder. "You w> ren t Ihe
sort to Colne lark 10 us. Why. I remem
ber you at Trentlands You were In the
*t >na cutter's | arty for a goodish bit.
Did your time w*U, too; though you g- n
tlem.n lags often give a deal of trou
All this time th* convict was In s very
agony of tr*mor; should the warders
memories carry him a |>ohit or two fur
ther he might still lie unmask. C He must
quit the ttaln at the next station.
He had now no notion where h* was.
but his main hoye lav In th*- distance to
wtni, h the train mui-t by thla tin* have
arrled him from the pn*on
Aa It Slowed once again, he viewed the
scene beyond with all the hope thwt h
could nioster. Below the lln* of railway,
on on* Side, a long street stretched, yellow
with (taring light*, booth* and stalls on
either hand; an open-atr market crowded
aid bustling Un the other side all lay
dark, a* though fields began there. Sud
denly the warder said: "There's no hope
for Gladstone. I suppose?"
"Gladstone?" said the convict, "t* b*
"Aha!” exclaimed the warder,
thought so Gladstone's dead and hurled
last year. I Just began to suspect some
thing My man. you've got loose from
Wit.llo.-k! You'll come with m*.”
The prisoner wrenched open the <k*>r
and leaped from the carriage. The plat
form, MS he alighted, was perfectly quise.
hut he thought It swarmed with people
who had rush, and to I* !p the warder III*
sens.** had left him; his plan had been to
make toward the left. In the direction, a*
h.- supposed, of the open country; Instead,
he sprang across the line, flung himself
over th. wool.-n barrier of the platform
and slithered down the steep hank Into
the teeming market.
111- name was hls--d Into his rur at ev
ery step, he felt all Shout him the pur
suer* whom he cotll-l not see The market,
as he thought, was thronged with faces
hostile to him; under pretense of buying
The fs-ople ha.l come out lo look for the
convict who hud escapt and. Yet how should
th.-y know It. st this Intlnltc distance from
the prison? For now the flaming streets,
with its huddled, noisy mirk.-t. had taken
on th- lln.-umcnts of n It'll* town, leagues
away. In the dark north country, where
he had lived * a boy.
IB looked at no one. yet he *tw every
body. The people put themstlves In his
way a* If walked, for he did not dare to
run; they were afraid to nrrest him, hut
they were doing this to hamper him. un
til the warder should come up. His min i
ran wildly on the best means of getting
unobserved Into the country; he knew the
market street should terminate In a bridge
across a river; and Just over th.- river
Were fl> Ids. and there was a wood not a
mil. away But the market extended much
farther than ll used to do. and tha peo
,|„ k.pt posting themselre* In front of
Ha tried to think of thoac whom ha ha.l
known tn Ihe town. It was so odd there
should ha no one friendly to him Than
he remembered what tllsgroce ha woa
In. ha hl brought shime ti|>n his fam
ily; ha hid no business out of prison;
they all a anted him to be sent hack
He burned nlth shume; tt *** mon- t
strous of him to have returned where he
was so well known on tne very night that
he had broken out of prison. Just then
hi caught a glimpse ot man whom ho
knew, and tried to gel ne.ir him The
man wns standing at a stall, and as ne
turned half round the ronU.i rei-ognlfe.l
the tramp he had spoken to tit the ceme
tery. Perhaps tf he were to give th
tramp the sixpence he had found on th--
pith he would l-e trlendlt to him again,
ami help hlni ly. He pushed forward
and touehed the trump on the tihoukler.
The nuin tunwd and starr-tl at him.
then shouted: "This Is him’ Thia Is the
man that's wanted. He tubbed me. He
stole sixpence off me. ittop him! Stop
For Ihe convict had taken to hi* heels
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Hrittle Hair and all Scalp
Troubles, such as Itching. F.czema,
Eruptions, etc. Purely Vegetable,
harmless and reliable.
err a offer nil ofher remedies ho re /ailed,
or money re/u tided.
A StCW VORNC* WRITISt
tWK nth Kt . Sea York ritr, Murk I. M
Oasbottlsaf 'Toks RsaSrna fara' complmrlrra
■oat ill trVM nt taint tmwi at kilr after in
aftlictiaa of mnnr rears' ataatiina Tka rare la ra
markakla and aßecttea A. C MACK
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tlae on hair and Scalp Troubles free oo request.
A.H.HKt-tIKHIO., - Chicago
Beware of imitations.
Th* only hair preparation admitted to
the Paris Exposition.
For sal* by Ltppman Bros. Columhta
Drug Cos. and Knight * Pharmacy. Savwik.
Try for Health.
Tathan. McDufFV Cos.. Go.. May I. 1000.
I was reading your advertisement in the Ladies’ Birthday Almanac and saw the wonderful Vina
of Cardui prescribed My health has been so bad for the past two or three years that I decided to
try your Wme of Cardui. The first bottle Jave me relief and now lam tailing another bottle. A
friend of mine was so helpless that I recommended it to her. and she is also using It and says it is
doing her a world of good. I shall recommend Wine of Cardui and Thedford's Black Draught in this
settlement, as they are wonderful medicines. MARY A. MOORE.
Yau mav he as well as Mary Moore A million women have found relief In Wine of Cardui It is a fact that
ninety women out of a hundred are sick because they never starerdy Ov to he well. There never was a
caw of disordered menstruation, leurorrtuia or falling of the womb Wine of Cardui would not bandit and few It
would not cure. Do voo not think it wise to rid yourself of those terribie aches la the head. back. anas, legs and
abdomen? Why do you not try to ha free from menstrual suffering. from the continual agonv of bearing down
pains, trom the languid suffering of leucorrtuaa? Wine of Cardui builds up and regenerates the diseased organs
and gives them strength and tone If you ere sick, and discouraged In the fight lor health, try Wine of Cardui.
It will being you a quick cure. A fl.oo bottle which you can buy from your druggist means fust so much
relw> a healthier and stronger body less discomfort at the mcnttrual period. You do not have to spend long
months - doctoring ”, Wine ol Cardui starts a cure at once. We ask you to try for health before you give it upl
You can be well!
In rase* requiring special directions. ddress, giving symptoms, "Th* Ladles'
Advisory Department, Th* t'hsttaaooga Medicine Company. Chattanooga, Tean.
and w .a flv ? g : r . ch the market be
\v •ii tiu st ; ;• l.i • of a I t*R*
In n ftrtant t • r\ w*< n tekt up ru|
♦h* 9rlKi* m *rlcct an !fi* tump N*-
Mind him. Fa#t a* h* vrent. h* acarceiy
to imvA. tni it anmsul him that
h* k**pt aimav* in front of the crowd.
Hut tha vo* *:• nt hi* ra<iuaily
ls• ! iu n. tha hlaz i*? j*traat fn*it<xt on
alth*r aid** of h:m. ind ha wwa
throuK i n'ld s**f4iu
H- !- can to hob nd choke, hla tear*
wr. lik** n rain that ulindfid arwl impeded
him they niatie the ground slippery un
der hit* unsl he rriwl aloud to the
n;icht for heiter and for The
niffN lifted, and a black form of
*tone that filled the u nol* hori>n ro**
•nI isrew in front of him. he paw it rie
ina up cut of the ground aa he ran. help
less fftwinlx It He knew what it waa
He had returned to the priaon. and he
fell h* udtonir under the ronnirur towur
with ♦ ream
W.ikir.R m tmt. he atnsffcled up
w9ilKly. The room w** full of eun. and
hi# nKtther atood over him atroklng his
face and croontnu to him aa he h. 1
*k>n* when he wrap a child It broke
a|*>w)v on hla mind th.it h* had Imwi re
l**uA*d from prieon the day before.
MOZI-BY'S I.BMON RLIXIK
It l ltll I.ATKS TIIK I.IYKH. STOMACH,
HOWRI.N IMI K IIJM'.V*.
For blllouxnss. constipation and ma
For Indigestion, sick ar.d nervous head
For #!e*ple**r.ess. nervousness and heart
For fever, chills, dchlllly and kidney
diseases, take T.stmvi Kllslr.
Ladies, for natural ami thorough or
es i lo regulation, lake lemon Elixir,
imi |1 bottlaa St druggists.
Frepored only by Dr. H. Mosley. At
A I'HliimFAT MINISTER WHITES!
After len yrors of great suffering from
Indigestion, with great nervous prostra
tion. biliousness, disordered kidneys and
constipation. I have been cured by Dr
Mosley’s lx-mon Elixir, and am now a
arell man Rev. C. C. Davis.
Ekl M E. Church South.
No 28 Tattnall street. Atlanta, Go.
I l-RnWINFNT MEMPHIAN WHITES:
Dr. H Mosley, Atlanta—Having been o
great sufferer for three year* from Indi
gestion. and been treated by many phy
sicians. who failed lo give me any relief.
Continuing to grow wore-, my brother ad
vts-d me to try Dr. Motley's Ix-nu-n
Elixir, which remedy he had used for sev
eral yearn. I commenced Ha use. an.l
must say tlust your lirmon Elixir Is th*
grrotest medicine on earth I have never
suffered a ilay since I commenced using
Lemon Elixir. It L Rocco,
206 Hernando street. Memphis, Tenn.
Tilts Is to certify that I used Dr. Mot
ley's Lemon Elixir for neuralgia of the
head and eyes with Ihe most marked ben
eflt to my general health I would gladly
have fluid LOO for the relief It has given
me at a cost of two or throe do,lari
H A. B* all.
Clerk Superior Court Randolph County,
LEOPOLD ADLER. JNO. R DILT/dN.
C S KLLIS, BARRON CARTER,
Vice President. Asst Cashier.
The Chatham Bank
Will be pl.-amO to receive Ihe account*
of Merchant*. Firm*. Individual*. Hank*
I.ibera! tavora extended.
I’naurimaM-d collertlon facilities, tneur
tn* prompt return*
Ik TKHBIT COMf-UI N fll,ll itI'ARTbH.
iv on nepotiTs.
Safety Deposit Boxes and Vaults for
rent Correspondence solicited.
The Citizens Bank
1 fu.—v.. . ticaaral u.uki.*
kollelia Aecaiata ad individuals,
Maeeknnu, Man An and alkM tart
Collertlon. handled with safety,
atasaair and dlaonteh.
*o*eaat eoanoeunded ,*arterlr
allaoad as dapoalta to aar la.iaat
•ofetr leaoo.it Boxta and ttara*.
BR ANTI FT A. DRNMARJC. Pvealdaoh
Mll.l-S B. LAKE. Vlre Pmldrat
6KOROB C. FRKKMAN. Coahlar.
dORDOA L. onooVER, Aaat. Caahlaaa
THE GEORGIA STATE
Bl lI.OIVi AND LOAN ASSOCIATION.
Assets over SBOO,OOO.
t PER CENT, par annum allowed on
deposit*, withdrawable on demand. Inter
est credited quarterly.
• PER CENT per annum allowed on
deposits of even hundred*, withdrawable
at annual perlo.l*
OE<> W TtRDEMAN. Prexldant.
B H LEVY. Vic* Prealdent.
E HEM. Secretary
C a ANDERSON JR Treasurer
OFFICE. 16 YORK STREET, WEST.
OLD NEWSPAPERS. 800 for IS ceoU. at
t iiuatnaaa offica Uornfeid New*.
It take* keen common dense, i !
added to superior Judgment and ..."
experience, to be auperintenf ent of I 3ft
a railroad. Such a man n*.rer re- f
commends anything that b.- has not
himself subjected to a*v.cial test, f
X promineut railroafj superintend- r v.*_
ent, living st Snvsnnah, Os., la ) -b D
which city he was born, says hn
feels better than he ever did, and i
he had the worßt case of dyspepsin - T\
onrecoid. He had no appetite, and //// t#HJ. fc;-
the little hr ate disagreed with him,
causing him to vomit often. He
had pains In the bead, hreast and w "M^iwWtikXi
stomach, but after using three hot- i *
hies of P. PP. he felt like anew i fi&yW _ jHWWWjRI
matt * lit says that he feels that he m MtamM 1 ImvpßW
could live fot ever if lie could always , MM
get P. P P. His name will be given *n*ggrt(jW
on application to Lippman Brothers,
proprietor# of this great remedy. s*^*^*^*^.'
Dyspepsia In all its forms Is ftemptly
sad permanently cared by P. P. P. General /-■-
•ability and lack of energy give place to vim and ambition thltrugh
the use of P. P. P. Blood Poisoj and all Its Incidental and hereditary
fils ore srsdlcsted by P. P. P. Rheumatism is conquered end banished
by P. P. P., ss are also Catarrh and Malaria. P. P. P. is a purely vege
table compound, which has steadily grown in favor for years.
BOl-0 BV ALL DRUQQIBTS.
LIPPMAIf BRQ1 —•'S. "•"©RVw *t*rg Savannah. Ga*
FINE GRADES OF WHISKIES.
The R. G. Whiskey .gallon $ 2.00
Glendale Whiskey * gallon $ ZSO
Crystal Spring Whiskey gallon $3.00
Gotden Wedding Whiskey gallon $3.50
IN CASES OF 12 LARGE BOTTLES:
The Antediluvian Whiskey bett ed by Osborn* of New York HI St
The Peerless Whiskey bottled In bond In Henderson. Ky gu.ol
Th* Peoria Whlekey bottled In bond by Clark Brothers 112 M
Meredith Ry* W'hlskey. bottled *1 th*tr distillery In Ohio HIM .
Golden Wedding Whiskey, our bottling Hit '
Lippman Block, ... Savannah, Ga. :
of the Slot* Of Georgia.
Surplus and undivided profit* ... MOl.tfco
DEPOSITUXIY OF THE STATE Ok'
Superior fa transacting a
(lenetal Ranking business.
Codecilon* made on all points
H.ceaalbla through banka and banker*.
Account, ot Rank., R.nkei*. Mafchanla
and other* aollottad. Safe Depoall Uoata
Department of Savings, Interest payabla
Sells Sterling Exchange on London <1
JOHN FLANNERY. Pre*ldent.
HORACE A CRANE. Vic* President
JAMES BCLMVAN r n *hter
JNO. FLANNERY. \\ M w GORDON.
E. A. WEIL W W GORDON. Jr.
H A CRANE JOHN M EGAN.
LEE ROY MYERS JOSEPH FER3T
H P SMART. CHARLE9 ELLIS.
EDWARD KELLY JOHN J KIRBY.
Account* ot bank* merchants, corpora
tions and Individuals solicited.
Savings Department, Interest paid
Safety Boxes and Storag* Vault* for
Collection* made on oil points at rea
Drafts eoid on oil th* chief dtlaa of the
JOSEPH D WEED President.
JOHN C ROWLAND, Vice f’raaldant
w. f. McCauley. c*hi*r.
THE GERMANIA BANK
6A VANN AH. i.A,
Undivided profit* bu.iMi
This hank offers its services to corpora
tions, merchants and individuals.
Has authority to act ms axacutor. ad
ministrator, guardian etc
1-suia drafts on the principal elite* in
Great Britain and Ireland and on the
Interest reld or compounded quarterly
On de;> sits tn the Ravings I ’opart menu
Rafsty Boxes for rent
HENRY HLT N. P-raldeM.
GEO W TIEDEMAN Vise President
J<>HN M HOGAN. Cashier
Walter r hogan a*s* c t ehi*r.
" i .
H Morphine and Whiskey htb.
No Uto. Chartered. MM
MertlMs liiil it
CAPITAL. toO v a>. SURPLUS,
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY.
J A. Q. ABBON, l 're-ld-nt.
BEIRNE GORDON, Vice Prealdent
W M HAVANT, t'aohlcr.
Aocounta of banka and banker*, ner
ehant* and corporation* received upw
I the moat favorable t< raw conalstant with
; safe amt conwrvailve banking
1 1 fflS J
i25 Congress St. west
We handle the Yale
& Towne Manufactur
ing Company’s line of
See these goods and
get prices before plac
ing your order else
Morphine and Cocaine habits taired p*l
leaaly In 10 to 10 daya. The only guaran.
lead painless cur*. No cure no pay.
Addraaa. Da J. H. HEFLIN.
Locust Grove ( - >v
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f Xia Iw f eeve.\ I gterharaes, laOasiu—
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It -<<fSVeeeele enucles. I'alulem. ■>od act eetruc
LaCnf'nDietCMiaxisiQo. *•' vr v n <*'W
1 now a* urugadst*.
V V .l, 7 Pet amt In pabi
tircaiar aaat ea raise*