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THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 1907.
Wm. Winter, the able dramatic
held that position continuously since
1865 a -period of fifty-two years.
Anyhow, says the News and Cour
ler, Georgia is looking forward to a
- Decembet drunk of 'proportions un
precedented gand unparalleled in
& iConnl;- the chimpanzee, was the
guest of honor at a breakfast given
by the Belmonts at Newport. Con
sul is getting careless about his at
Miss Achsah Clark, the first wo
man who went as -a pioner in the
famous year '49 to California, and ud
reputed to have amassed several mil
lions, recently died at Bellingham,
Wash., alone in the tumble down
shack she called her home.
I live for those who love me
For those who kn6w 'me 'true;
For the heaven that smiles above me,
And awaits my spirit, too;
For the cause that lacks assistance,
*'nct For the wrong that needs resistance,
a~n~e -For the future in the distance,
r b And the good that I can do.
!wit Ii t- LElla Wheeler Wilcox,
-I I e Some of the wooden cburnbes of
riysteri Norway are fully over 700 years old
rne it- and are still in an excellent state of
that tb preservation. Their timbers bave
-s to - successfully resisted the frosty and
condI almost arctic winters because they
*:vinly a have been repeatedly coated with tar
e the The News and Courier ghoulirhly
Agr Mju remarks that it is already plain that
The r - between this date and JAn. 1, 1908,
.edge, there is going to be the most pesti.
,,-.cent lential epidemic of delirium tremen!.
in In Georgia that the world eve' saw.
They were sitting in the parlorn
akanto Just as happy as could be,.
at w And were talking of the future,
But hen Heandshe.
sandsta But henfather dropped in on 'em,
~A~.lI~h. ust to see what he could see,
*Jy mar They had changed arourd a little,
( He and she.
mwater .. The earnings of Standard Oil in
esated 24 years are figured to be $790,000,.
Saked 000. And yet it cries for more!
Details of the latest attempt upon
the life of the czar are all the more
curdling because the plot was origi
nated by milkmaids.--[K. C. Star.
Te Cotton yournal has a cartoon
representing the Wall street bears
picking cotton in hell under- the lash
of ,the devil, and intimating that they
will have to pick enough of the staple
in the land of brimstone to till the
,. future contracts they have sold on
Charleston's mayor is making a
sincere effort to su ppress blind ti fers
in that city, but the question is, how
can he (10 it whecn there iR such a
strong sentiment in favor of the sa
loon method of sellinrg whisky. We
do not believe Mayor Rhlett with the
military of the entire state can sup
press blind tigers, and nothing but a
license system can be decently enforco
\ed in Charleston.--[Manning Times.
The costliest lot of land in Boston
was taken the other day by the Boa
I ton Transit Commission to provide
entrance and exit for the new WVashi
e stains 1,955 square feet, is located
ltWne ahngton streetsne, h ot hc
and the price pqid was $ 250 a foot.]
Att 6thmple of the *16oM
igridultutal colleges is affor& at
Fort Colline, Col., where $4,000 was
paid out last year to the studenti ,for
working- at the school.
In all France there are only 1,100
persons who are millionaires in our
sense of the word (in dollars) Of
millionaires in France there are about,
15,060, apart from the 1,100 already
St. Giles' Christian Mission, in
London, every year gives about 20,000
free breakfasts to discharged prison
e,s, fluds work for 6,000, secures
homes for 500 shelterless or destitute
women, and takes care of 500 juven
An ordinary steam locomotive can
draw its own weight up a 5 per cent.
grade. The locomotive for the new
Puy de Dome' road fitted with the
Hanscotte system of adherence wheels
pressing against a middle rail, is ex
pected 'to take three loaded trailers
up a 12 per cent. rise at seven and a
half niles per hour.
The aigrette in a lady's bonnet is
the crowning 'beauty of an egret
mother. The .collector seizes the
bird while she is on her nest, with
the young just hatched, and tearp off
her plimee and wings, leaving her
to die beside her little ones, who, de
prived of her fostering -are, also die.
victims of woman's vanity.
"Everybody Should Know't
says 0. C. Hays, a prominent business
main of Bluff, Mo., that Bucklen's Arni
ca is the quickest and surest healing
salve ever applied to a sore, burn or
woiud or to a case of Piles. I've used
it and know what I'm talking about,"
Guaranteed by the Pickens Drug Co.
Teacher-The trunk is the middle
part of the body. Freddle-Say, na'ai,
you ought to go to the circus and see
the elephiant.-Harper's Weekly.
A cold is much more easily cured
when the bowels arc opened. Kennedy's
Luixative Honey and Tar opens the bow
els and drives the cold out of the system
in young or old. Sold by PickensDrug
The two deepest water wells In the
world are those at Budapest and St.
Louis. The fermer is 3,180 feet; the
latter. 3.840 feet.
Orino Laxative Fruit Syrup is sold
under a positive guarantee to oure con
stipation, sick headache, stomach trou
ble, or any form of indigestion. If it
fails, the manufacturers refun id vour
money. What more can any one do?
"What dide'you think of that girl at
her cominiiig out party?" "'Well, to be
perfectly frank, I thought, she'd better
go back."--Leslie's Weakly.
results from chronic constipation, which
is quickly cured by Dr. King's New Life
Pills. They remove all poisonous germs
from the system and infuse new life and
vigor, cure sour stomach, nausia, head
ache, dlizziness and colic, without -grip'
ing or discomfort. 25c. Guaranteed by
Piokens Drug Co.
Control of the Insane.
Insane people never act together, de
elares the sup~erhiitendent of a large
asylum for the insane, quoted in the
Medica! Times, New York. "If one
inmate attacks an attendaad, as some
times happens, the others would look
upon it as 110 affair of theirs and sin
ply watch it out. The mnompnt we dis
.cover two or more inmates working to
get her we would know they were on
the road to recovery." It is on this ac
count that there are so few concerted
inutlnies In insane asylums, so that the
number of attendants does not have to
ohamberlain's ooe, Cholera and Diar
rhoea itomedy Hotter than
"'rihree years ago we hid three doctors
with our little boy and everything they
could do seemed to be in vain. At last
when all ho pa scorned to be gone we ba
gan using Chamnberlain's colic oholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy and in a few
hours he began to improve. Today ho
is as healthmy a child as parents could
wish for."--Mrs. B. J. doiinston, Lin
ton, Miss. For sale by Piokens Drug
Bodily exercise Is generally consid
ered1 less lunlortant thanm eating, dr1'ink
ing and( sleeping in regard to -the es
sentil cond~itionls of health, yet for
the most nutnerous class of workers
wh'lo foillow sedentar-y occupations
walking Is the most important exer
cisi or all.
WHAT A NEW JERsEV EDITOR SAYg
M. TV. Lynch, Editor of the Phillips-.
burg, N. J., Daily Post, writes: "I have
used many kinds of medicines for colds
and coughs in my family but never any..
hing so good as Foley's Honey and Tar
.cannot say too muO i favor of it."
1hlig n the Ratiroids.
The people are running amuck on
the railroad question. In North (ar.
olina the railroads have agreed to
submit to the 21 mile rate, to sell
tickets at that price, Atnd meanwhile
they appeal on the ground that the
rate is confiscatory. We do not know
whether it is or not. Neitlier does
the North Carolina legislature know.
The North Carolira lejislature does
not know whether the Laurens Ad
vertiser can afford to sell advertising
apace at 2j cents an inch or not.
Whenever the Sauth Carolina legis
lature concludes to pass an act limit
ing the Advertiser to 2j cents an inch
rate they can take the paper and run
Meantime, reduction in railroad
passenger fares helps only a part of
the people. It helps the drummer,
who spends $500 a year for railroad
tickets. It helps the manufacturer,
wbo spends $500 for tickets It
helps the well-to-do man, who spends
$200 a year sending his family to the
mountains or to the seashore for the
summer and who sends h1s boys and
girls to college. It helps the lawyers
who go to the supreme court three
uir four timee a year and it helpqthe
merchants who go to New York for
goods twice a year. Half the people
spend not over $5 or $10 a year in
railroad riding and nearly half, the
poorer woomen and children scatter
ead about on the farms, don't ride on
the railroads at all. Reductions in
passenger fares may save a cotton
mill operative $2 a year, but it will
.4ave the cotton mill president $200 a
year. Isn't that so?
A cut of one-third in freight rates
would help everybody; that would be
"special privileges to none," and -qual
assistance to the balance of mankiud,
hut the cut in passenger fares, to
which the politicians are devoting all
their time, will lelp tho drummer
most and will be of considerable
comfort to the preachers, especially
the colored preachers, who are the
greatest travelers that this country
But, when they slash freight rates
.wildly and deeply, not knowing what
they are doing, they will force the
railroads into the bands of receiverr.
That would be excellent for the law
yers. The legislature will, if they
perseveri, put the railroads out of l'u.
siness. Then the United States gov
ernment will buy them at auction
and operate them. Conductors and
engineers will be chosen by civil ser-'
Our complaint is that the railroads
do not give good service. They ought
to he compelled, gradually, by law, to
abolish grade crossing, to put Pull.
man cars on more trains, to keep
clean towels on band in day'cars, the
cars to be regularly and frequently
cleaned and, first and above all, they
ought to be forced to keep their
tracks and trestles ini the best possi
ble condition, to install block sys
tem and every other device looking to
more safety, to pay wages that will
command the service of the most re
liable and nompetent men and to
overwork none of their employes;
they should be compelled to run their
trains on schedule, If the schedules
are too fast, lot them be slower, but
run the trains according to the
We do not see bow improvements
are to be had by cutting down the
passenger fares. It would be better
to compel the railroads to give first
class service even if it were necessary
to -pay 5 cents a mile for it. The
people should have safety first and
comfort on the railroad cars, regard
less of what they cost.-[Laurens
THE MAGIO NO. 8.
Number three is a wonderful mascot
for Geo. H. Parris, ofCedar Grove, Me..
according to a letter which reads: "After
suffering much with liver and kinney
trouble, and becoming greatly discour
aged by the failure to find relief, I tried
Electric Bitters, and as a result I am a
well man to-day. The first pottle reliev
ed and three bottles complet'ed th cnre."
Gua;ranteed best on earth for a mach,
liver and kidney troubles by ickene,
Drug Co., draggist, 50c.
Cuee It by Observing a Few Important
Rules of Health.
It is amazing that so common a
difficulty as dyspepsia should be so
little understood by the general
public and that its remedy should
be so hard to find. But'it can be
cured and without any marvelous
nostrums by observing a few impor
tant rules of health. The dyspeptic
must first fix in his mind the fact
that his ailment is the result of bad
habits of eatingand living and that
these must be changed; that drugs
will do him no good. He must be
gin by avoiding all starchy foods,
as potatoes, ice, oatmeal, beans,
etc. Meats, soft bojled eggs, milk
toast, zwieback, etc., are the best
*bods for avoiding fermentation and
the gas that causes dyspeptic pains.
In serious cases .buttermilk is one
of the best dependencies. Another
is boiled milk -with a slight addition
of limeyater. Either of these will
enable 'the most chronic dyspeptic
to procure some sustenance without
serious distress. He should drink'
freely of hot water, at least two
quarts a day, always taking a glass
half an hour before mealtime. He
should not cro.wd his meals close to
gether, as with an impaired diges
tion, it -is often beat, to have the
meals six or seven hours or more
apart. The rule to be followed is
that a new meal should not 'be eaten
until the previous one .is digested
or out of the way and the stomach
has. had a littie rest,-and there Amst
be further rest after eating.
It is absolutely essential to- eat
slowly and qhew with the greatest
thoroughness. Complete chewing
in the mouth, permitting no wash
ing down with coffee or tea, sali
vates the food so that it is ready for
digestion when it goes into the
stomach, and persistence in the
practice will put good flesh on any
lean dyspeptic. Thire is a tliery
that when solid food is chewed in
the mnouth to an absolute pulp the
organas in the back of the nouth
exercise a selective action and send
to the stomach only that which is
fitted to be converted into blood and
tissue, this relieving the digestive
organs of handling the waste.
Whether or not this is correct is for
the science of the future to det'er
mine. Certain it is that nature gave
us grinding teeth for the purpose of
chewing our food and never intend
ed that we should swallow it un
chewed, as do those animals having
more than one stomach.-Ch arles
It. Cochrane in Metropolitan Maga
One of the most curious sights in
northwestern Canada is that of liv
ing snowv. There a curious phe
nomenon is seen in the appearance
of millions of minute black insects
wvhen a thaw occurs. During the
winter the snow is dry and crisp,
like sand, and nothing whatever
can be discovered of these insects,
but as soon as *a thaw comes they
are found everywvhere in large
patches, looking like a dusting of
soot. They are generally known as
snow fleas, or jumpers, and have
slight hopping powers, being able to
leap three or four inches. They en
tirely disappear when it freezes
again, and not a trace of them can
be fond. They do not fall with
the snow, as* there may have been
rio snow .for a month or more be
fore their arrival, and are probably
something similar to the "red snow"
of the arctic regions.-Dundee Ad
A wealthy wvidowv was about to
marry a widower whose sole pos
session consisted of a family of
small 'children. A friend of the
prosp~ective groom met one of the
cliildren, a little girl of six years,
"Wher.e are you going, Jenny, all
dressed up se fine ?"
"I'm going to a wedding," she
"W.~hose weddinag?" was the next
"Mrs. Noble's," replied she.
"And who is Mrs. Noble going
to marry ?"
"Why," said she, in an astonished
tone, "don't you kgnow ? She's go
ing to marry us.'
"Now, Thomas," said, a bishop, after.
taking hits servant to task one morning,
"who is it that sees all we do and
hWears all we say and -knows all we
think and who regards even mec in my
bishop's robes as but a vle wor n of
the dust?" And TLLhomnhs replied, 'The
Nearly every one likes a fine
hair dressing. Something to
make the hiair more nung.
able; to keep it from beinig
too rough, or from spliiug1
at the ends. Something, too,
that will feed the hair at the
same time, a regtlar hair-food.
Well-fedhair will be strong,and
will remain where it belongs
on the head, not on the comb.!
The best kind of a testimonili
"bold for over sixty years."
[Me by . 0. Ayow 0C., Lowell, es
Also W" nxt.e of
"REGULAR AR THE SUN"
Is an expression as old aq the race. No
doubt the rising and settio g of the sun
istthe most regular performnincs in the
universe, dnleas it is tile action of the
liver and bowels when. repulated with
Dr. Ring's N# w Life Pill. Guaranteed
by the Pickens Drug Co. Druggists, 25io
While visitirg the South tecently
a ti velkr chancea upon a resident-of
a sleepy hamlet in Al61ama.
"Are you a native of the town?"
"An I %ball" languidly asked the
"Are yon a native of the town?"
"I asked you whether you were a
native of the place?"
At this juncture there appeared at
the open door of the en bin the- mail's
wvife, tall and gaunt. After a careful
survey of the questioner. she Paid:
"Ain't 30' got 10 6else, Bill? He
means was yo' ivir' heah when y0'
was boru, qr was yti' bornt1 before yo'
brgun livin' hef.h. Now answer him."
Nstice is hereby given that on Augusa
24th 1907, the nudIsigned will ap ly t,
the Secretary of State for lette rs of in
corporation of the Clemson College
BapList church. A. 1%1
A chelap lot of g"jd crockery. I
bought a lot at my wn price. Cops and
saucerm,.real Chiun 25o, 6. in. plates 15c
set. I want, to see how (inick this lot
will gp at. alIout half price. In the ot is
gold decorated wnre goin a the same way .
WAood's turnip reed in mulk act
Comnplaint bok Served.
STATE OF SOUTH UAROLINA,
Court of Common Pleas.
Benjamin L. Lowery,
AG INT Plaintiff.
W. Alec Ramsey,
To the Defendent above nlamed:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the complaint in this
action. whiichi was filed in the office of
the Clerk of Comnt of ithe said ccunty,
on the 12th day of July 1907 and -to
servo a copy of your answer to the said
'complaint upon the subscriber at his of
fice. on the Public Square, at Waihalla.
Court House South Carolina, within
twenty days after the service hereof, ex
clusive of the day of such service; and
if you fall to answer the comp>laint
withinthe time aforesaid,the Plaintiff in
this action will apply to the Court for
the relief demanded in the complaint.
Dated July 12th A. P 1907.
"" R. T. Jaynea.
A. J. Boggs. [L. S.] .Puffs. Atty.
J. F. HARRIS,
PICKENS, S. C.
WITH Dr ln'
AN li 0 UIW N TRUBLES.
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