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By o*rr*lt P •ervlss
Copyright, 19U0, by llarrett P. Servlss
Suddenly he shouted and, glancing up
with a leap of the heart. 1 it* that he
Kit falling' He kept hts f *■* to the rock,
end nm down feet foremost It would
be useUew to attempt any description of
let tee.tints. I would not go thro inch th.it
experience again for the price of a bat
tleship Yet It lasted lees thar * e tml
lie hud dropi • and not more than ten lo t
when the fall was arrested
•'AH right’ he ailed cheerily "No
harm don*' It was only a eltp "
Bus nrltat e eilp* If the lu.ioon hod
not ttniel the an ..or several yanls
back from the edge It would have had no
opportunll) to it h another hold as It
shot forward And how could we know
that tha second hoki would prove more
secure than the HraC* HMi did not hesi
tate. however, for one instant, lip he
went again. Ilut. in fart, his best chan v*
was In going up for he was within four
yards of the top when the mishap oc
curred With a sigh of relief I saw him
at last throw hta irm over the verge and
then wriggle his body upon the ledge A
few seconds later he was lying on his
stomach, with hi* lace over the edge,
looking down at me
"Come on'" ha eh,ruled "It's all right ••
When I had pulled myself over the
brink nt hlw side I grasped his hand and
press,-! it without a word. We underetood
"It was pretty close to a miracle.” he 1
remarked at last. "Look at this"
The ro-k over which Hie grappel had
slipped was deeply scored by the unyleid-
1 * 3c \ JS . -'•b ** •T* Ljk
** dfV * v r
Glancing I’p With a Leap of tha
In* point of the metal, and eaactly at the
Verge of the precipice the prong had
wedged Itself Into a narrow crack. eo
firmly that we had to chip away the stone
In order to release it. If It had slipped a
single Inch further before taking hold It
wousd have been alkrv'r with my friend.
Such experiences shake the strongest
nerves, and sat on the shelf we had
attained (or fully a quarter of an hour
before we ventured to attack the nest
pru-lplce which hung beetling directly
above us. It was not as lofty as the one
we had just ascended, but It Impended
to auch a degree that we saw we should
have to climb our rope while It swung
free In Ihe air!
Luckily we had little difficulty In get
ting a grip for the prongs, and w took
•very precaution to test the security of
tne anchorage, not only putting our com
blued weight repeatedly upon the rope,
but flipping end Jerking It with all our
etrength. The grapple resisted every ef
fort to dislodge It. and Anally I started
up. insisting on my turn as leader.
The high! 1 had to ascend did not ex
ceed 100 feet, but that Is a very great dis
tance to climb on a swinging rope, with
out a wall within reach to assist by Ita
friction end occasional friendly projec
tions. In a Hula while my movements,
together with the effect of the slight wind,
had Imparted a most distressing oscilla
tion to the tope This sometimes rarrbd
me with a nerve-asking bang agalnat a
prominent point of the precipice, where 1
would dislodge loose fragment, that kept
faeli dodging tor his life, and then 1 would
awing out. apparently beyond the brow
of the cliff below, eo that, us I Involun
tarily glanced downward, I seemed lo be
hanging In free space, while the steep
mountain aide, looking ten times steeper
than It really was resembled the verti
cal wall of an absolutely bottomless
abyss, as If I were suspended over the
edge of the world
I avoided thinking of what the grannie
might be about, and. In my haste to get
through with my awful experience, 1
worked myself fairly out of breath, so
that, when at last I reached the rounded
brow of the cliff I laid to stop and cling
there for fully a minute before I could
summon strength enough to lift myself
When 1 was assured that tha grapple
we* still securely festered I signaled to
Mall, ar.d he soon stood at my side, ex
claiming. as he wiped the perspiration
ftom his faca:
'I think I'll try wings next time!"
But our difficulties had only begun. As
we had foreseen. It was s case of Alp
above Alp. to the very limit of human
tr< i.g h end patience. However, It would
have b-en impossible to go back. In or-
Cer to !• nd the two pieclplces we had
surrn lined It would have been necessary
to - ave our llfe-llnea clinging (o Ihe
rcike, and we bad not rope enough to
do tha' If wt could not reach the top
w w< re lost.
Having refreshed ourselves with a bite
to eat and a little stimulant we resumed
the -,lm After several hours of the
tone! exhausting work I have ever per
formed we pulled our weary limbs upon
ihe i arrow ridge, but a few square yards
111 area, which constitutes the apex of
the Grand Teton. A little below, on the
• petite side of a steep-walled gap which
divides the top of the mountain Into two
part*, we saw the slnguar Inclosure of
stone* which the early white explorers
found there, and which they ascribed t
the Indian*, although nobody his ever
known who built It or what purpose It
Tho view was, of course, superb, but
while I was admiring It 111 all Its won
derful extent and variety. II ill, who ha l
Immediately pulled out his binocular, wa*
busy Inspecting the Syx works, the top
of who-e great tufted smoke column wa*
thousands of feet bi-ncoth our level Jack
son s lake, Jenny's lake. Leigh's lake and
several lakelets glittered In the sunlight
amid tt. pale gr vv* and green* of Ja k
son’s Hole, wh'lc many a hendtng reach
of the Bnake river shone amid the waste*
of sagebrush ar.d rock
• There'" suddenly exclaimed Hall, "I
thought I should find It "
"Take a look through my glass at the
roof of Sya's mill. I.ook Just in the cen
"Why. It’S open In !h' middle*” I eried
as soon a I had put the glass to my
eyes, "There's a big circular hole In the
center of the roof "
"Look Inside! Lsdt inside!" repeated
“I see nothing there except something
"Do you call It nothing because It Is
"Well, no.” I replied laughing "What
I mean Is that I see nothing that I ran
make anything of egeept a shining ob
ject/ and all I ran mike of that Is that
it Is bright "
"You've been In the Syx works many
time* haven't you'”
"Did you ever see the opening In the
Heart I flaw That He Was Falling.
"Did you ever hear of It?”
"Then Dr ftyx doesn't show his visit
ors everything that Is to tie seen.”
"Evidently not. since, as we know, ho
conceals the double tunnel and the room
under the furnace.’*
"Dr Syx his concealed a bigger secret
Ilian that." Hall responded, "and the
Grand Teton has helped me to n glimpse
of It "
For several minutes my friend was
alworbed In thought. Then he broke out.”
•'I tell you he''s ihe moot wonderful man
In Ihe world'”
"Why, Dr Syx? Well, I've long thought
"Yea, hut I mean In a different way
from what you are thinking of. Do you
remember my asking you once If you be
lieved In alchemy?”
”1 remember being greatly surprised by
your question lo th.it effect."
"Well, now.” said Hall, rubbing hla
hands with a satisfied air, while his nye
glanced keen and bright with the reflec
tion on of some passing thought “Max
Syx t* greater than any alchemist that
ever lived If those old fellows tn the
Dark ages had accomplished everything
they sol out to do they would have been
of nn more consequence In comparison
with our black-brown friend down yonder
than—than mv head is of consequence In
comparison with the moon ”
"I fear you flatter the man In the
moon," was my laughing reply
"No I don'i" returned Hall, “and some
day you'll adroit it.”
"Well, what shout that something that
shines down there? You seem to see more
In it than I can ."
Hut my compmlon had fallen Info a rev
rtr and didn't hear my quesffon. Hr was
gating abstractedly al Ihe faint Image of
the waning mom. now nearing the dis
tant mountain top over In Idaho Pres
ently his mind seemed lo turn lo the 0.l
magnet, and he whirled about and glanced
down at the Syx mill The rolumn of
smoke was diminishing In volume, an In
dication that the engine was about to en
joy one of Its periodical rests. The ir
regularity of these stoppAer had always
lieen a subject of remark among prac
tical engineers The hours of labor were
exceedingly erratic, but the engine had
never been known to work nt night ex
eept on or.e ocoaelon. and then onlv for a
few minutes, widen It was suddenly stop
peel on account of a fire
Just as Hall resumed his Inspection two
huge quarter spheres. Vhlch hid been
resting wile apart on the roof, moved to
ward one another until their arched sec
tions met over the circular aperture which
they covered like the dome of an observ
"I expected It." Hail remarked. "But
come. It Is midafternoon, and w< shall
need all of our time to get safely down
before the light fades"
As I have already explained. It would
not been possible for us to return
the way we came We determined to de
scend the comparatively easy western
slopes of the peak and pass the night on
that side of the mountain. LetUug our
selves down with the ioje- Into Ihe lo'
tow way that divides Ihe summit of i e
Teton, we had no dlffl-iilly tn descending
by the route followed by ull previous
climbers. The weather was fine, and bsv-
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 11. 1900.
leg found good sheltering among the
nidi, w* passed tha night In comfort.
The next <lar we succeeded In swinging
round upon the eastern hank of th# Te
ton i*io* th* mor> f irml.Ul. e elllT* ard
; just at nlghtfad, we arrived at the *ta
non. As w# pasted the Syx mine th*
, doctor himself confronted u# There was
a very displeasing look on h|i dark coun
tenance snd tils sneer was strongly
"So you have been on top of the Teton.”
"Ye*. ’ replied Hail, very blandly, "and
If you have a last# for that sort of thing,
I should advise you to go up The view
Is immense, as fine as tha best In the
"I'retty ingenious plan, that balloon of
yours." continued the doctor, still look
"Tank you." Hall replied, more suave
ly than ever "I've been planning that a
] l ing time Y u probably don't know that
i mountaineering used to he my chief
I The loctor turned away without pur
j suing the conversation
"I could klek myself," Hall muttered
as soon as Dr Syx was out of earshot
"If my absurd wish to outdo other* h* i
not blind'd hie, 1 should have known tha'
i he would see us going up this side of the
prsik. particularly with the hallo n to give
u awav However, what's don# can the
undone lie may not really #usoeet ihc
I truth, and If he doe* he can't help him
self. ev.n though he Is the riches: man
j in the world "
XI -STRANGE FATF f>F A KITE
"Are you ready for another tramp”'
was Andrew Hall* greeting when we
•net eatlv on the morning following our
return from the peak
"Certainly I ant What la your pro
gramme for to-d-yf"
I wish to test the fly.ng qualities of a
kite which I have constructed, since our
return last night,”
' You 'huff allow tho ca l* of si r> to
Interfere very much with your activity.”
' 1 haven't much time for sleep Just
now," replied H ill, without smillrcj The
kite test will carry us up the dank* of
the Teton, hut 1 m not going to try for
the top this time If you will come along
I'll ask you to help me by carrving end
operating a light ttans t. I shall carry an
i other mvself. lom desirous to get the
elevation that the kite attain* an l cer
tain other data that will be of use to me.
We will make a detour toward the aouth,
for I don't wont old Svx'a suspicions to
he prodded any more.”
"What Interest can he have In your
"The same Interest that a burglar has
In the rap of a policeman's night stick
"Tnen. your expeilinen! to-day has some
connection with the solution of the great
' Mv dear fellow.” said Hall, laying his
hand on my shouder, "until I see the end
of thgt mystery. I shall think of nothing
In a few hours wo were clambering
over the broken rock* on tho southeast
ern dank of the Teton ot an elovaltoi)
of about J.Ot feet above the level of Jack
son's Hole Finally Hall paused and ho
gan to put his kite together It wo* a
small box-shaped affair, very light In con
struction. with paper side*.
"In order to diminish tha chance* of
Dr Syx noticing what we are about/'
he Mild, as ha worked away. “I have cov
ered she kite with sky-blue paper. This,
together with distance, will probably In
sure us **fi!n*t his nolle*."
In • f*w minute* fh* klre was r*alv
flavine ascertalnM tho direction of tho
wind with much attenslon. h* stationed
mo with my tretMlt n a commanding
rock, nnd sought another post for him-
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•'Ah' Tht Hs Been ■ Ormt Suceeii* I nouM Almoet Dispense With This Clou
liuton. Bui II I Best to Be Sure.
self at a distance of 100 yards. which he
carefully measured with * gold lap* My
lint ructions were to keep she telescope
on tha kite os s*x>n as It had attained a
considerable high;. and to note the angle
with me base lino Joining our points of
"He particularly careful.” was Hall’s In
junction, "and if anythin* happens to the
kite by tail means note the angles at tha-
As ssaon aa we hod fixed mtr stations
llall began to pay out she string, and
the kite rose very swiftly. As It sped
away Into the blue It was soon practi
cally Invisible to th" naked eye. althouslt
the telescope of the transit enable-1 me
to follow It with ease.
tilpnclng across now then at my com
panion. I noticed that he was having con
siderable difficulty In. at the same time
managing the kite and manipulating Ida
irnnslt Hut as the kite continued to rise,
and steadied In poettlon. hla task became
easier until, al length, he ceased to re
move his eye from the telescope while
ho,ding the string with outstretched hand
"Don’t lose sight of It now for an in
stunl"' he ahoutrd
For at least half an hour he continued
lo manipulate the string, sending the kite
now high toward the trnlth with a smiden
pull, and then letting It drift off It
seemed at last to become almost a fixed
point. Very slowly the angles changed,
when, suddenly, there was a flash, and
to my amassment I saw the purer of the
kite shrivel and disappear In a momentary
flame, and then the tsire stlcka came
tumbling out of the sky.
"Did you get the angle*?" yelled Hall
"Yes, ths telescope |s yet pointed on
the spot where the kite disappeared."
"Head them off " he called "and then
get your angle with the Syx works."
“All right," I replied, doing as he had
reijuested. and noticing at the same tittle
that he waa In tha act of putting his
watch in his pocket, “ft there anything
else*" I asked
"No. that will do. thank you."
Hall cam* running over, hla face beam
ing and with the atr of a man who has
tti • hooked a particularly cunning old
"Ah!" h# exclaimed, "thli* has been a
great success! 1 could almost dispense
*“ 111 Hi
Jos. A. Magnus
with the calculation, but It Is best to be
"What are you atioui, anyhow?" I aeked
* and what was tt that happened to the
Don’ Interrupt me Just now. please,'
was the only reply I received.
Thereupon my friend sat down on a rock,
pulied ou a pud of [ aper, noted the an
gles which I hud read on the transit, and
felf to figuring with feverish haste. In
t ic course of hi* work he consulted a
pocket almanac, then glanced up at the
sky, muttered appr ivliikll and finally
I- aped to hi* feet with a hAlf-suopressed
"Hurrah!" If I had noi known him so
well I should have thought that ha had
"Will you kindly tell me," I asked, "how
you managed to set the kite afire?"
Hall laughed heartily You thought
It wa* a trick, did you?" r* and he "Well,
It was no trick, but a very beautiful dem
onstration You sur'ly haven't forgotten
the scarlet tanager that gave you such a
surprise the .lay he fora yesterday."
T>o you mean." I exclaimed, startled
at the suggestion, "thst the fate of the
bird had any ronne.tlon wlih h* accident
to your kite?"
Accident isn't precisely the right word."
replied Hall "The two things ara *ln
tlmately related ne own brothers If you
should care to hunt up the kit* sticks,
you would And that they. too. are now ar
temlstum plated "
"This Is getting too deep for me." wa*
all that 1 could say.
"I am not ahsolutaly confident thnt t
have touched Itouom tnyaelf," said Hall
"but I'm going to make another dive, and
If I don't bring up treasures greater than
Vanderdeeken found a' the bottom of the
sea. then Dr. Syx I* even a more wonder
ful human mystery than I have thought
hton to be."
"What do you propose to do next?"
"To shake the dost of the Grand Teton
from my shoes and ko to Ban Francisco,
where I have an extensive laboratory."
“So you are going to try a little al
chemy yourself, ara ynT’
"Perhaps; who know*' At any rate,
my good friend, ( am forever Indebted to
you for your assurance, and even more
for your discretion, and If I succeed you
shall be the first person In the world to
hear the news.”
(To he Continued.)
f.lqacfylnst Air Is Hough on Spooks.
i From tha London Telegraph's Farts
Is science really going too far? Accord
ing to the spirit rapi>ers It Is. and threat
ens to inflict Incalculable wrong ryi thous
ands of In no ten! spooks. The subject has
recently been debated among advanced
spiritualists, one of whom has sent us a
protest against the proceedings of those
experimentalist* In science who devote
much of their time to the solidification of
air He explain* the position thus.
"Every one who has been engaged In
psychical re-'-arrh knows thnt the at
mosphere around us Is full of spooks, who
only wall to be called In order to give
mankind the benefit of the superior ln
for nut t ion they have gained since their
disembodiment. What liuppens to them
now* Why. they may actually be on their
way to a seat.) < In response to a friend
ly call. when, whoop, they are whirled
Into the air trap of I’rof. Dewar or tome
other materialistic experlmenlallxer, who
promptly s diddle* them. with, perhaps,
half i d.*z<n ompanton*. and keeps them
In boxes or vials In excruciating positions
for any length of time What Is the rea
son why so many of our spirit circles
have of late been failures owing to the
absence of apooks? Simply that they have
fallen Into the trap of the materialists,
are kepi in a prison compared with which
a police cell Is a paradise, an<l squeexed
out of all shape Some of them ore "sol
idified" lgnominlously for a long time,
ami some escape nfter a brief Incarcera
tion. Al a recent seance a spook bitter
ly .tomplalred of the treatment to which
he had I teen subjected, ami of the press
ure which had been brought to hear on
him. and threatened to emigrate If this
state of thlnge was allowed to continue
What it to lw done to stop It? To the
question of out Indignant correspondent
we can offer no suggestion, except thnt
he should lay the case of the spooks be
fore the Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals. If they cannot do It,
perhaps Mr. Doarte, Ihe Chicago faith
healer, may be able to do -wwethtng.
SLEEPING WITH THE PIGSKIN.
HOW TO fiAlt WHAT I* CALLED
"THE FOOTBALL INSTINIT."
(Is. Clever fusrh It's Learned
by Carrying the Hall I mler One'*
Arm, I sing It ns n I'lltotv, Studying
Every vtork anil AA rlnkle tn It, and
VA hen There Is Room Cos Klek and
Kirk nud Klek 11.
One very hot day last summer as the
writer was fishing In a river In one of the
wildest regions of the sound a pocullar.
dull thumping, repeated at Interval* of a
quarter of a minute or more, roused hi*
curiosity. It was no sound that he was
able to Identify with a country no sparse
ly Inhabited, that he had aeen but one
house In a day’s Journey, yet there was
obouc It *..-nothing baflllngly familiar.
The next turn in the river furnished the
explanation. On a sond bar In the stream
stool a young giant holding In his out
stretched hands, of all things imignabl*
in that wilderness—a football. Stepping
forward with deliberation he let the oval
fall, and as It bit the hard sand his foot
met u and tent It back, where It struck,
bounded and rolled back Into the stream
He was poking It out with a pole when
the writer accosted him.
"Yes. I am gating a little practice."
he said in answer to the question, wip
ing his heated faee. "It's better than
"Just kicking at random'" asked the
"No, Indeed See that goal up there?"
He pointed to a couple of sawed-off
slumps up on ihe bank. "I've been mak
ing that three times out of five "
"Rather in unexpected spot to find any
one priwtirtfig football Do you live
around here?” ,
"No; I m here on a surveying trip
for my father, who own* a lot of these
hills. It's our system of training o'
college" he explained. "They gave me
this ball when I came away and told
mo If I wanted to take the team J'rt
better put In some hard practice. 'You
take this hall,* the heal cooeh sold to
me 'and sleep with I! Use It for a
pillow. Carry It around under your arm
I/eara every mark and wrinkle of tt
Whn you’ve got room to kl'k kick It
When you haven't, throw u oga'nst th'
w-all and practice catching It Stick to tt
like a. fly to fly paper,' he tod me. And
that* what I'm doing," conclud'd tie
big fellow as he pick'd the big oval o t
of the water and flicked the bright drops
from the pigskin preparatory to an iher
Now. It would be pleasant to add ih*'
this sturdy and faithful young surv" vrr
saved the championship for hla It/m by
a skillful tlrop kick at the crucial mome t
In the Anal game Hut he hatin'! had th"
chance at the time of th* prent writing
And In all probability he won't have, f r
that kind of thing happens only a few
times tn a century—outside of fl tt n
However, he has gained a ploco on his co
- tram, and whether he had Na.net
that enviable poslilon or not he Is an ex
ample. none tho less. e*f that spirit which
constitutes a college* succoss on the
Value of an Enthusiastic Scrub
With the development and perfecting
of the greatest of American vporta |he e
lias come Into footlutll a broaler rpirlt.
A few years ago the only Incentive for
practice was the hope of "making the
eleven;" If not the 'varsity eleven, then
the class eleven. All work was done with
that end tn view. There was perhaps *-lx
teen or twenty men. the regulars ind sub
stitutes. who were regarded aa the no—
guardians of th college prestige on the
gridiron. AH the efforts were dlreci.d to
their development; nobody else was con
sidered. That Is all changed now. To
day It Is universally recogtiixel In the
small as well as the large- colleges th*t
It Is the men who never ' make ihe team "
that win the victories. The coach who
can depend upon a wfrrng. enthusiastic,
liard working "s-rub" learn anl. ba-k
of the lines, the men who sit on the rid
lines, and. for the love of the game or
loyalty lo the college or a mixture of
both, patiently welt for a char.ce to get
Ino the praclce—lhal coach his a has s
to work on better than weight or mu*cle.
the true football spirit that wins ov r
Oik of he greatest football players and
beat Judges of Ihe game whoever pul on
canvas once said In reply to the query.
What quality is the mo-t valuable on Ihe
Held? “College loyalty." Another man.
star player of one of he big colleges, who
has since won laurels as a coa< h. was
hired by a small Institution to tram and
coarh Its team.
"We haven't big men.” said the captain
of Ihe team. "There are only 130 run In
college to pick from, and we an- up
against colleges three and four limes as
big, but the fellows are football wild "
"How many can vou turn out to daily
practice?" asked the coach.
"Quarter of the college," was the prompt
"If my big college had bean able to
gel that percentage of Its men out." said
Ihe expert, "there would never have been
a score against us You live up to that,
and we'll get the porar.t. all right."
They did. and since that time the sturdy
Ittlle college of Hamilton has teen hold
log Its own against elevens recruited Dom
many times Its own number of men. Th
secret of It Is on the side lines, where, as
a great poet has said ctf a very different
"They also serve who only stand and
Yale and Princeton long ago recognised
this principle on the gridiron, llarvarj
came to the re.ailxatton later ami * mut
taneous.y to a better position in the ath
letic world than she had before held Cor
nell holds to li and Pennsylvania, and the
l"diversity of Chicago, and Lafayette, anl
In a high degree the sturdy army and
navy players at West Point and Annapo
lis; tn fact, every college that plays fine.
c>un. dashfng football from little Bosv
doin. far up In Maine, to big Leland Stan
ford. on the Paclhc slope
CletflnK the Football Instinct.
It Is the s-rub and the men behind the
scrub that count. In this fact there Is
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hlood and skin diseases by using B. B. B.
Thoroughly tested for Ik) years
l.urge bottles sold at dnig stores for
sl, with complete direct cos for home
treatment Trial treatment free by ad
dressing Blood Balm Company. Ac lama.
a. Describe trouble and freeconfldential
madteal advice given.
gTXi The Straight-Front Corset
has captured the country by its grace, health
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/T" If Ota. C. Bab heller A Ca„ Tti IV way. New York.
For sale by all leading Drv Goods Stores.
moenttve to every boy who Is about en
tering college, whether h* has wlthlti
him the possibility o! making the team
or not, provided he has a love for the
game fug the sake of the play that t*
at the root of all true sportsmanship.
Birring weak heort or lungs, crippling
malformation or unusual fragility, every
young fellow at the age of entrance can
I arn to pay well enough to be a factor
In th* foot to,I life of his college, and to
iwetefit himself Lei him first learn an
t.. handle hlmeelf as to escape Injury, the
rudiments of which any experienced
player can teach him In an hour; to fall
aiwaya forward and upon the shoulder
with the arms down and one foot croowed
over the otbet, to keep his temper and his
head, and above all to play hard and
e Talgat while he plays. It Is Ihe timid or
tricky player who Is carried off by th*
substliul** never to come back upon th*
field again. Bruises and bumps the new
-- will get in plenty. He will find
with nmaxement verging upon dismay
thnt there are more fin* point* of tho
g ime to be learned than he ever dreamed
of. But If he will "sleep with the ball"
like he young practitioner of the sard
bar and th* rtver hank, he will soon find
these point* coming to Mm a* by Intui
tion That Is what Is called "football In
stinct," and It can be gained In no other
As Ihe value of Ihe scrub Is coming to
tw reahxed by the "football facultle*"
who manage the game In the various col
•eges, the coaches are giving to the acrub
teams practical reward In Ihe shape of a
softenule of game wmt minor eleven* Tnla
• rt s to keep Hum "turned up." a term
which n.gnifies Ihe final polish of good
>ndlt;on It means that absolute hunger
for the game that can be felt only when
the player Is In the finest of physical con
*lll on. And It not infrequently happen*
that the scrub, one day or another, will
l>e turned up to alien a pitch of football
inspiration that for a time they will
sweep ihe regulars off their feet Tfmae
ire unhappy Lines for Ih* regular*, for
they mean a shifting. In which some af
tic ‘varsity are relegated to the scrtlk
forces. For Ihe best of Ihe, scrub player*
there Is always th- rhaitee of getl.ng a
p ace on the regular team. This year's
scrub may be next year * 'varsity to a
greater or less extent. But Ihe great
majority must go through the hard knock*
and hearty work of th* season with no
other reward than the satisfaction of hav
ing done. In a more or less Inconspicuous
way. good work for the college. And
when the great day of the ohamptonslWp
those who have not won the covet
ed college letter for their sweater* and
ire debarred from action, can *tlli bear
their part with stout and practiced lungs,
and *o aid In the victory, for. to bring
down th* words of the poet once more to
ihe level of the gridiron. 'They also servo
who only stand and yell "
CSamuel Hopkins Adams.
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125 CONGRESS ST., WEST.
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For Chicken Feed and Fen litter.
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LEOPOLD ADLER. JNO. B DILLON.
President. Cast, lag
C. B ELLIS. BARRON CARTER,
Vico President. Asst. Caihlat
The Chatham Bank
Will be pleased to receive the accoun t
of Merchants. Firms. Individuals, Hud- •
and Corpora Hons.
Liberal favors exranded.
Unsurpassed collection facilities, laa r-
Ing prompt returns.
SEPARATE SAVIN6S DEPARTMENT
INTORBST COMPOUNDED QUARTER
LY ON DEPOSITS.
Safety Deposit Boxes and Vaults fw
rent. Correspondence solicited.
The Citizens Bank
Transacts a tiearrnl Banking
Solleltt Aeconnta of Indlrtdnalt,
Merchants, Bank* and uther Corps,
Collretlon* handled with anfetr,
economy and dispatch.
Interest, compounded quarterly,
allowed on deposits In oor Savings
Safety Deposit Boars and Ntoraxe
BRANTLEY' A. DENMARK. Prr.ldaaL
MILLS B. LANE, Vl** President.
(IMIIGD C. FREEMAN, Cashier.
GORDON L. GROOVER, Asm. Cashier.
of the State of Georgia.
Surplus and undivided profits Hu; ,m
DEPOSITORY OF THE STATE OF
Superior faculties for transacting a
General Ranking Buslr-u
Collection* made an all point*
accessible through banks and bankers
Accounts of Bonks. Rankers, lisrrhints
and others solicited. Safe Deposit Boxes
Department of Savings, Interest paysbis
Sells Sterling Exchange on London 0
JOHN FLANNERY. Pr**ld#nL
HORACE A. CRANE. Vic* President
JAMES SULLIVAN. Cashier
JNO. FLANNERY WM W GORDON.
K. A. WEIL W AV GORDON. Jr.
H A CRANE JOHN M EGAN
LEE ROY MYERS. JOSEPH EERST
II P. SMART CHARLES ELLIS.
EDWARD KELLY JOHN J KIRBY
Accounts of banks, merchants, corpora,
tlons and individuals solicited.
Havings Department, latsrsst paid quar
Safety Boxes and Storage Vaulta for
Colleetlons made on all pelntt at rea
Drafts sold on al) the chief cltlaa of the
world. a *
JOSETH D. WEED. President
JOHN C ROWLAND. Vice President.
W F. McCAt’LEY, Cashier.
THE GERMANIA BANK
Undivided profits 60 '® )
This bank offers Its services to corpo
rations. merchants and Individuals
Has authority to act a* executor, eo
mlnletrator. guardian, etc.
Issues drafts oev ths principal cities Is
Great Britain and Ireland and on <?•
Interest paid or compounded quarterly
on deposits In tho Savings Department
Safety boxes for rent
HENRY BLPN, President
GEO. W. TIKDEMAN. Vice President
JOHN M HOGAN. Cashier.
WALTER F HOGAN. Asst Cashier
No. 14k.*. Chartered ".*
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CAPITAL. IMO.fICO SURPLUS U" I ® o
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY.
J A G. CARSON. President.
BEIRNE GORDON. Vice President
W M DAVANT. Cashier
Accounts of banks and bankers. F.er*
chants and corporation* received
the most favorable term* consilient
safe and conservative banking
THE GEORGIA STATE
BIILDINQ AND LOAN ASSOCIATION.
IS YORK STREET. WEST.
SPDK CENT, per annum allowed "h
deposit*, withdrawable on demand.
Interest credited quarterly.
6 PER CENT, per annum allowed on
deposits of even hundreds, withdraw
able at annual periods.
GEO W TIKDEMAN. President.
B. H. LEVY, Vice President.
E W. BELL, Secretary.
C. Ci. ANDERSON. JR.. Treasurer.
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