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PICKENS, S. C. :
THURSDAY, APRIL 4 1907.
Says La Rocheloucauld: "We are
never so happy or so unhappy as we
eThe beauty about being a con
gressman is that you can spend mil
uons of other people's money and not
get into troable.
When Theodore Roosevelt Icaves
the White House, jocularly asks
the Macon Telegraph, what will our
ex-presidente do with us?
The supreme court in a lengthy
opinion holds that Gov. Ansel had
full power to remove the late dispenf -
ary board. That settles it.
A soldier serving in the Philip
pines was court-martialed- for steal
ing a bar of soap valued at eight
cents and sentenced to bard labor
for six months. He made the mit
take in not taking a whole box of
soap. He then might have got a
few days ati bard labor.
Why is it that nearly everybody
who attends church likes to sit in tht
end of a seat and bold onto it lik,
grim death and every person wh(
gets a berth in that pew must stum
We over them? Well, we confess wt
we do that sort of a thing. It is t,
get'out quickly in ease- of fire--- w,
sinners are quite strongly remindet
of tire, flames and britmtom
that is pursuing us, and we can't ttI
just ",Kactly wnou it is going to come
We want to be in position to make
"In the beginning God created th
heavens and the earth and all thin(l
therein." He then created wan ame
woman and loft the loafers on thi
corners, Aned in duo time they multi
plied and then spread into postolliee.
and depots and thme stores. In them
places the:y sit and explain state an<
national problems that have ve.xe
great minds. WhliIe they are thu,
engaged their wives are out w ailhing
for their neighbors, and the poor
helpless children are left at hi:>n
taking care of themselves as best the
can. There isi nothing more niotic.
able than a loafer.
Piokens is a pretty desirable place
in which to live, and wve believe ald
who reside therein, are well satisfie'
with the progress the town is making
There is b)ut little talk and bluster
but the town islhaving a healthy and4
substantial growth, for when the
business me~n decide they want a
thing they simply go after it, anud
get it. They decided tb'ey wvere ins
need of a school building and built
one that would be a credit to any
town. Work had begun on the cot
ton mill before a laa/ge umi.rity of
the people of the county had heard
of the prlojetct. Thle streets were
dark and light must be had, and the
business men mtet in the P~ickenms
Drug Co.'s store one iglt, minlkd
the atter over, Muhseeailed t.he
money tand let the conatraict. The
plant is on lie grouni (1ad it is satfe
to say that one halft the people in the
corporate hmi,its haoo not learn '
that P'icenis hats come out ito'th
lighat. Those aire the kind of people
that butiIld towns. New dwilliaags
are gointg uP in) alI sections of the
town tand 'lio amoniat of goods sold
in this town would ho a revelation to
the uninitiated. P'ickens is all right.,
because shiu is backed by the right
men with the right spirit- cruakers
to the contrary..
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y forf H. M. A er, editor of the
that Times, says ex-Gov. H-eywar,
a so elected U. 8. senator next ya
runs. i(yward is a migi
man, and the senastorial tog
)t.jO" set well upon him.
sir_ Man has boen atteim
a t g races for thon ands of years
.I probably ('0 alinue to(<l( so<
ayafter tiLe aut(.mobilej shallihi
n gerj succeeded by some other 'v
invention. Thelu horsieless
neOvar appear if its comling is
"' in oat on the aul'.mobile or ai:
the inanimalto invention su1pplani
FOUr- h)orso in the affections of the
ailled The beauty of IIh i lm., his
nany neck and3( (jniverin. iiost
, he haughty movements, all al
lrave9 the eye L.O-day even as they i
ople, sands of years ago. Men a%
the bient funtis to gratify their j.
io in will continue to pany fabulo.
for horses until the end of tij
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