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* ICKENS, S. V.:
RTHURBDAY, AUGUST 29, 1907.
A chimney 115 feet high will sway
*i imbes In a high wind withen
SBoulsh emigration has not at
tracted much attention, but It Is,
cotaparatively speaking, heavy. Dur
- w lthk;. year's qmigration season,
0,h reebke d of March to the end of
1004,100 persons sail6d from the
01yde for the United States and
1i is estimated that between 70
ad 80 per cent. of the cotton fabrics
sent to China by the United States
ame manufactured. by Southern mills,
andthat the remaining 20 to 30 per
cent are made by New England
Jefferson Scott, a negro, said to be
the oldest man in Ohio, died at the
Seneca county infirmary Monday,
where he had been for three years.
Cetrificates issued under the seal of
the state of North Carolina, declaring
Scott to be a free man, show that he
was born July 4, 1794, in Halifar
county, that state,
Pasted on the window of a book
store was a 'sign, "Porter Wanted."
In the windowson a pile of books wam
also a sign, "Dickens' Works all this
week for $4." An able-looking Irish.
man read first the sign and then the
placard, He scratched his head and
blurted out, "Dickens can work all
the week for foor dollars if
13 wants to, butsI'm a union min
I'll not touch it. Ye'd better kape
The sheriff of Abbeville county, a
county that is held up to the world,
the flesh and the devil as the mirror
of morality so far as the liquor traffic
is concerned, has colleted enough
money in fines from blind tigers ali
ready this year to pay the annual ral
ary of the sheriff's office By Jan,
1st be may collect enough to pay the
clerk of court and some on the auliit
or's salary, Business always picks
up in the "fall," So much for the
beneficent workings of the dispensary
law in Abbeville.- Greenwood Index.
John D. Rockefeller collected a wit
nsss fee and mileage of $7.395 for
testifying in the recent rebate hearing
before Judge Landis in Chicago.
GeorgIa unionists took action in the
state convention to get into alliance
-with the Farmers' Cotton Union.
There will he interchange of delegates
and mutual aid in patronizing fair
*Jacob Schiff, the New'York beanker,
in an address at Atlantic City, said
that America rethertban Palestine is
the promised land of Jewish realiza
A writer at Girande Rapids, Mich.,
wants to know something about the
Confederate stamnpR issued by Greeun
wood, Spartan burg, Columbia and
Charleston postoffices between 1861
and .1865. The Index notes from
other counties the tame request has
been made of practically every paper
in the state, the name of the paper's
own ,onty-seat being the only change
ini the list of towns. The Index knows.
lit'tle about the subject of rar'e
stemnps, but is of the opinion 'that
Greenwood did not "issue" any
stamps during the. period mentioned.
Tie electric ci arfor executions is
Ubed only in the'te States
TB ou a ke're 95 pet
t. watt t many men an
Ifraid of thent-[The state.
John L. Sullivan has writei twih
io the officers of the Worcester agri
lulturqi society offering himself as at
ittraction at the fall fair, but th
inswering letter never came.
'Tbe Lady-"'Wbatl Thirty-eigh
)ents a doten for eggs? Why, that'
more than three cents for one egg.
The Grocer-"Well, mum, you munn
remember that one egg is a whol
day's work for c ne hen."- [Clevelan
"Those so called fashionable w<
men spend all their time these days i
bridge and smoking cigavettes an
idnking %eak tea and strong whisk
Every one of them ought to be a
btois working, and they would b
better off," declares Mrs. Hett
Says the Washington Post: "It i
dutonishing that it should he 'neces
sary for a president of the Unite
States to declare to the . people tha
it is his intention to enforce the la
against rich and poor criminals.".
"Never marry a man who drink.
smokes, swears, goes to prize fights
plays the races or tells falescoas,
"But I don't want to be n ol
It is estimated that all the inhab
itants of the world could stand conm
fortably in the space of 80 squar
One of the wisest and most intolli
gent men that ever lived in Darling
ton has said that the American pet
pie make the liqnor problem a v'er,
tioublesome one by their manner c
handling it. He believes that if th
tax were removed and everyone wa
allowed to sell liquor just as he sell
any other commodity there would b
less drunkenness and- the peopl
would not think of drinking whiske
as they do now. We have held th
same opinion for years and we fui
ther believe that 'ie quality of liqua
sold under such conditions would b
much better than that sold now. W
also believe that every farmer shoul<
be allowed to distil his own whiske
and sell it as he would any oth.-r arte
of commerce. Such views will doub
less horrify some of our prohibitior
friends, but we believe that suchi
state of affAirs would do away witL
the prohibition histerics to whicl
this country ha been subject period
"Before marriage I used to dream u
life in a flne house w*ith sixteen sera
"Dreams never colne true."
"They do partially. WVe live~dn:
fiat instead of a house, it is true. pun
we've had the sixteen servants."
We offer one hundred doliars rewar<
for any ease of catarrh that cannot b
eured by Hall's catarrh cure.
F. J. Oheney & Co., Toledo,..
We, the undersigned have known F
J1. cheney for the last 15 years and be
lieve him to be perfectly honorable i:
all busi ess transactions and financiall
a ble to arry out any obligation made b
his firm. Waldin g, Kinnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggirts, Toledo, 0
Hall's Catarrh (Cure is taken internall;
acts directly upon the blood and mucou
surfaaces nf the system. Testimonial
sent free. Price 75 cents per bottle
Biold byall Druggists.
.Take Hall's Family Pills for constips
As the result of experiments, it ha:
been found that the greyhound Is th<
fastest of all four footed ainmals
When golig at full gallop it can Cove:
twenty yards a second, or about
mile in a minute and twenty-eigh:
secondh'-a spee'd that comesC vernea
that of a carrier pigeon.
if you 'have kidney anid bladder troub
le and (10 not use Foley's Kidnmey Cure,
you will have only yourself to blame for
results, las it p)ositively cures all forms oi
kidney and blader diseases0.
Notiee to DecbtorS and Creditors.
A LL Persona holding claims against
<the estate of the late James E.
Brown must present the same duly pro.
man on or before the 1st day of October,
L907, or be debarred payment; and all
>ersons indeblted to said estate, must
nake payment on or before the above
late, to the undersigned.
Martha E. Browvn,
oug22w4 Elbert H1. Brown,
Ode tWThe Automobile.'
You nadke me tired,
You badly unwired,
You iend inspired.
You soldom run,
You break for f un,
You're always undone,
You son-of-a gun.
, You promise a ride, r
. You humble my pride,
You bust open wide,
1 You hypocrite snide.
You go to the shop,
You limp and you hop,
You jerk and you stop,
You exploded May-pop.
You run up 9 hill, .
You eve"n mfay kill,
You give me a spill,
B You make me ill.
You make many breaks,
You are full of mistakes,
s You cause tmany aches,
You collection of fakes.
You run like a rabbit,
You are wrong by habit,
You heat it, the babbit,
You repair shop inhabit.
You bust in your tank,
You odor rank,
You take me from the bank.
You blame crazy crank.
You break in the sprocket,
You ro'.. my pocket,
You stick in the socket,
You in cylinders knock it.
-,You crazy cantankerous bug house
You keep me and my folke-in a
You should swap yourself off for a
broken down buss,
You devouring destructive, me
- ~M. B. H.
Ten years of the Dingley law shows
a tax of $3 a year on every man, wo
man and child in the United States.
rLThat's only what was paid in buying
imported goods. The less direct tax
for high prices of domestic goods with -
foreign competition throttled can
never be estimated, but we may form
some idea of it by the siza of the for
tune-s iccumglated by the magnates
of the stuel ti'ist, the leather trui.t
and the like. The most reliable Bta
0iticins estimate that each family in
the United 8tates pays an average of
nearly $100 annually in'the increased
profits of the trusts in consequence _
of the protective tariff gives them.
f Darlington News.
Legend of thq Tea Plant.
Dharma, the ascetic priest, was the
son of a king of India. -He went into
t China, and for the space of. nine years
b e remained in contemplation in a temn
pie. Later he went to Japan, and he
died on Mount Katavka. He imposed '
uipon himself, -as the first rule of his
I life, privation from sleep. One day, in
a dignant at falling asleep, he cut off his dJ
eyelIds and threw thoem away as mis
erable sinners. From the spot where
the eyelids had fallen sprang up a bush
*which is the ton plant, affordiing the
i erfumed beverage which chases away
A Clever Witness.
In a recent county court case in
which a man sued another for bal
ance of wages the defendant called
-AWitness-I beg pardon, your hon
or. Before I give my evidence I
want my expenses.
Judge (to defendant)--Pay him --
The defendant having done so,1
the judge said, "Now that you have]
had your expenses, what do you'
know of the case ?"
Witness -- Nothing at all, your
* Charged For His Blunder.
A shopkeeper of Rouen wvent to a
druggist mn a small way of business
for a bottle of quinine. Having
taken the purchase home, he dis
covered that he had been given mor
phine instead of quinine, so lie re
turned to the druggist and com
plained of the mistake.
"Morphine, monsieur I" exclaimed
that worthy. "Is it possible ?"
"It's mor~ than possible; it'ser
"Then, muons eur, you owe me 'l
franc more."-- ndon Telegraph,
Is far advanced but we are still ser
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Our Soda Water business has, indee<
ve are very thankful to our friends and
Always remember that the most co
he very best goods for your, money aw
should be the most
in buying what you eat
We sell only the Best all
PUREST .'. GRC
tHint can be bought.
P PP FL
Is the a(rme of flour perfection. For all uses it
is pure, unadulteraited HOG LARD.
1IONOGRA M C4
makes the best, purest cup of any coffee. No drug
its strength or flavor. It is PUI
SSOLD IN $1.
All of our'groceries conform to thiee high standa
o not know is thme best.
Mloore & Ma
suH ia I er
iing the very best
1, been gratin ai
Lirteous treatment and
ait you at our store.
CE R IES
The pureat kind.
of any kind in used to give it
rds. Wpe sell nothing that we
best~ Genernl I'utrpno Fnglnes in
I. WeV catrry them in stock.
the Iheadquarters Leor
ISs Engines, Saw Mills,
'hreshers. Also Atlas
es and Boilers DeLoach
Ilils and Shingle Mills,A
ry nl tremncIousI
I'ING and( MA - -
Vrlto us for an